Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 94 64
Rank change year-on-year +52 -30 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 52 5 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.87% 0.34% 2.35%
As % of the General category 9.08% 0.97% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 5 46
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £355 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -21.11% -
10th Percentile £306 £262 £369
90th Percentile £505 £459 £500
North West median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 573 516 893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.67% 34.75% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 363 611
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £280 £250 £305
90th Percentile £525 £550 £572
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.61% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 28
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.78% +18.42%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £33.00 £23.70 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £22.35 £23.92 £30.52
% change year-on-year -6.59% -21.62% +34.63%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in Cheshire

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 14 £475 -
Widnes - 10 £400 -
Chester +11 5 £505 +42.25% 1
Crewe - 2 £425 -
Retail Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 45 (86.54%) Banking
2 35 (67.31%) Finance
3 18 (34.62%) Migration
4 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
8 5 (9.62%) SQL
8 5 (9.62%) ITIL
9 4 (7.69%) Project Management
10 3 (5.77%) ITSM
10 3 (5.77%) Retail
10 3 (5.77%) Service Management
10 3 (5.77%) SAS
10 3 (5.77%) Degree
10 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
10 3 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
10 3 (5.77%) Test Management
10 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
10 3 (5.77%) GDPR
10 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk Analysis
11 2 (3.85%) Acceptance Criteria
11 2 (3.85%) PMO

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) SAS
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) Essbase
2 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.92%) Gradle
3 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.92%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.92%) JUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
General
1 45 (86.54%) Banking
2 35 (67.31%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Architect
3 11 (21.15%) Business Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (17.31%) Test Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Banking Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Risk Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Business Integration Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Content Editor
9 2 (3.85%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Junior
9 2 (3.85%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) Java EE
1 1 (1.92%) JPA
1 1 (1.92%) REST
1 1 (1.92%) RESTful
1 1 (1.92%) SOAP
1 1 (1.92%) Spring
1 1 (1.92%) Spring Boot
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Migration
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) Scrum
4 8 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
6 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.77%) ITSM
8 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Service Management
8 3 (5.77%) Test Management
9 2 (3.85%) Data Privacy
9 2 (3.85%) DevOps
9 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) AWK
2 2 (3.85%) Korn
2 2 (3.85%) sed
3 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) CISM
2 2 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) GDPR
2 2 (3.85%) COBIT
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) PMO
3 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (1.92%) Hyperion
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Perforce