Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 46 98
Rank change year-on-year -28 +52 -47
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 18 46 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.36% 3.57% 0.32%
As % of the General category 4.59% 7.81% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 5
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% -7.78%
10th Percentile £333 £323 £351
90th Percentile £495 £505 £478
North West median daily rate £414 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -8.06% +20.00% -16.67%
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 392 589 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.72% 45.77% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 416 372
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £251
90th Percentile £530 £525 £549
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 20
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -19.26%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.81 £13.25
90th Percentile £41.25 £33.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.04% -12.44% -18.09%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 -16 10 £400 -15.79%
Chester +3 7 £425 -15.84% 2
Retail Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) SLA
3 5 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (27.78%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) QA
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (16.67%) SMS
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Law
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) SAS
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Records Management
5 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon Athena

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 2 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) OLTP
2 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Mockito
1 1 (5.56%) TestNG
General
1 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Applications Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Line Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Records Management
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Organisational Awareness
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) TSYS