Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 87 65
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 34 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.13% 0.99% 1.54%
As % of the General category 6.72% 3.08% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 19
Birmingham median daily rate £275 £459 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.09% +14.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £113 £381 £313
90th Percentile £475 £700 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £275 £451 £450
% change year-on-year -38.96% +0.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Retail Banking is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 506 487 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.72% 32.02% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 334 315
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £218 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -18.56% +20.35%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +90.63% -43.86% -9.52%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 31 (91.18%) Banking
2 17 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Retail
3 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
5 8 (23.53%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) SMS
6 7 (20.59%) KYC
7 6 (17.65%) Migration
8 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
8 5 (14.71%) ISEB
9 4 (11.76%) QA
9 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
10 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
10 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
10 3 (8.82%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Wealth Management
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.82%) Scrum
10 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
10 3 (8.82%) SQL
11 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.88%) Linux
11 2 (5.88%) C#
11 2 (5.88%) HTML
11 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
11 2 (5.88%) Project Management
11 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.94%) SAS
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SMS
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (91.18%) Banking
2 17 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Test Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) KYC Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Payments Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum Master
6 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
8 1 (2.94%) Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) SAS Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) Lucene
2 1 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Derivative
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 7 (20.59%) KYC
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
7 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) Workflow
9 1 (2.94%) Analytics
9 1 (2.94%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Nuix