The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Yorkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 50 61 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -42
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 58 28 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.20% 2.12% 6.36%
As % of the General category 8.96% 6.01% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 95
Average daily rate £330 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
647 466 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.75% 35.22% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 247 493
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £266 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Retail Banking
Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the West Yorkshire region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the West Yorkshire region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Halifax +5 50 £330 -9.58% 1
Bradford +1 3 £350 +6.06%
Leeds -29 2 £525 +31.25% 2
Retail Banking
Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail Banking.

1 103 (100.00%) Banking
1 103 (100.00%) Retail
2 54 (52.43%) Finance
3 48 (46.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (20.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (16.50%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (13.59%) Change Management
7 13 (12.62%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (7.77%) ISEB
9 7 (6.80%) Project Management
10 6 (5.83%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.85%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.85%) Business Transformation
11 5 (4.85%) ATM
11 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
11 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
11 5 (4.85%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.88%) Validation
12 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.88%) Test Strategy
12 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
13 3 (2.91%) Italian Language
13 3 (2.91%) Business Analysis
13 3 (2.91%) Change Control
13 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
13 3 (2.91%) Test Management
13 3 (2.91%) MS Office
13 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.94%) Data Security

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.91%) MS Office
4 2 (1.94%) MS Project
4 2 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) ATM
2 1 (0.97%) NFC
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.97%) Rational Rose
General
1 103 (100.00%) Banking
1 103 (100.00%) Retail
2 54 (52.43%) Finance
3 3 (2.91%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.94%) Back Office
4 2 (1.94%) Private Banking
4 2 (1.94%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (47.57%) Analyst
2 33 (32.04%) Test Analyst
3 21 (20.39%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.62%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.71%) Test Leader
6 8 (7.77%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.85%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) PMO Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Business Test Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Assistant Project Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Manager
10 2 (1.94%) Configuration Manager
10 2 (1.94%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (1.94%) Change Manager
10 2 (1.94%) Project Analyst
10 2 (1.94%) Programme Manager
10 2 (1.94%) Defect Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.94%) IVR
2 2 (1.94%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (20.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (13.59%) Change Management
4 13 (12.62%) Test Scripting
5 7 (6.80%) Project Management
6 6 (5.83%) Software Testing
7 5 (4.85%) Resource Management
7 5 (4.85%) Business Transformation
7 5 (4.85%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.88%) Validation
8 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.88%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.91%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.91%) Change Control
9 3 (2.91%) Test Management
10 2 (1.94%) Data Security
10 2 (1.94%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.94%) Data Validation
10 2 (1.94%) Test Automation
10 2 (1.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) ISEB
2 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.97%) CCNA
3 1 (0.97%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.97%) Remedy
2 1 (0.97%) BMC
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle
2 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
2 1 (0.97%) SAP
2 1 (0.97%) Temenos
2 1 (0.97%) BT