The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 23 June 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 76 47
Rank change year-on-year +26 -29  
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 8 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.25% 0.65% 2.79%
As % of the General category 2.50% 1.72% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 23
Median daily rate £463 £373 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.16% -17.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.18% -  
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 Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 320 349 432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 50.00% 37.93% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 244 254
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in Cheshire

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +6 3 £475 +5.55% 1
Crewe - 1 £450 -
Retail Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) AWK
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) DB2
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Korn
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) sed
6 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Finance Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Finance Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Mortgage Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) AWK
1 2 (13.33%) Korn
1 2 (13.33%) sed
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft