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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 68 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 28 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.64% 2.60% 2.83%
As % of the General category 4.61% 7.23% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 42
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£380 £378 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +15.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £286 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £502 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
607 553 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.54% 35.91% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 326 416
Average daily rate £380 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £20.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.62% +43.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halifax -1 20 £393 - 4
Leeds +1 6 £350 -2.77% 4
Retail Banking
Yorkshire

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 83 (100.00%) Banking
1 83 (100.00%) Retail
2 43 (51.81%) Finance
3 34 (40.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.05%) Change Management
4 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
5 8 (9.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (8.43%) Business Transformation
6 7 (8.43%) Project Management
7 6 (7.23%) Validation
7 6 (7.23%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
9 4 (4.82%) ISEB
9 4 (4.82%) Migration
9 4 (4.82%) Resource Management
9 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
10 3 (3.61%) Data Validation
10 3 (3.61%) QA
10 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (2.41%) MS Office
11 2 (2.41%) ATM
11 2 (2.41%) SQL
11 2 (2.41%) Data Security
11 2 (2.41%) Back Office
11 2 (2.41%) Programme Management
11 2 (2.41%) SEO

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
4 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) ATM
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.20%) Rational Rose
General
1 83 (100.00%) Banking
1 83 (100.00%) Retail
2 43 (51.81%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Back Office
3 2 (2.41%) German Language
3 2 (2.41%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Analyst
2 21 (25.30%) Project Manager
3 15 (18.07%) Test Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.02%) PMO Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Defect Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Programme Director
9 2 (2.41%) Assistant Project Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Payments Business Analyst
10 1 (1.20%) Designer
10 1 (1.20%) Senior PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.41%) Copywriting
2 2 (2.41%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (12.05%) Change Management
2 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
3 7 (8.43%) Business Transformation
3 7 (8.43%) Project Management
4 6 (7.23%) Validation
5 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.82%) Migration
6 4 (4.82%) Resource Management
7 3 (3.61%) Data Validation
7 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.41%) Data Security
8 2 (2.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.41%) SEO
8 2 (2.41%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.41%) Test Management
8 2 (2.41%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.41%) Logistics
8 2 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.20%) APMP
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) CCSA
2 1 (1.20%) CCSE
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.20%) CCNA
2 1 (1.20%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) Pega
3 1 (1.20%) BT
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco
3 1 (1.20%) Juniper
3 1 (1.20%) BMC
3 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 26 days ago