Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 55 99
Rank change year-on-year -25 +44 -41
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 19 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.39% 2.28% 1.07%
As % of the General category 3.97% 4.55% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 16
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £438 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +22.46% -20.61%
10th Percentile £292 £323 £288
90th Percentile £557 £506 £506
North West median daily rate £403 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.29% +6.25% -11.11%
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 479 615 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.07% 50.08% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 425 500
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £511 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 31
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.77 £23.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.57% +32.86% -16.55%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.83 £13.25
90th Percentile £41.00 £41.46 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £19.40 £23.95 £26.83
% change year-on-year -19.00% -10.73% -13.34%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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
Chester -2 8 £442 -12.48% 1
Knutsford -11 8 £400 -11.11%
Retail Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 17 (89.47%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) SLA
3 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (26.32%) Line Management
4 3 (15.79%) QA
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (10.53%) SAS
5 2 (10.53%) SMS
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.26%) PMO
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) SDET
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) MiFID
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) Investment 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Mockito
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 17 (89.47%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Line Management
1 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) SDET
3 1 (5.26%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) MiFID
3 1 (5.26%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) TSYS