The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retail Banking
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 53 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.64% 0.45% 0.66%
As % of the General category 2.23% 1.32% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £438 £338 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -4.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £248 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -7.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Retail Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 179 227 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.82% 33.83% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 137 132
Median daily rate £400 £393 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +1.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £6.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +411.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in Birmingham

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail Banking in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in Birmingham

Retail Banking
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Pega
4 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Prism
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (14.29%) Business Forecasting
4 1 (14.29%) Document Composition
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) TQM
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Blue Prism
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Pega