Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 26 33
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.66% 2.94% 1.92%
As % of the General category 7.58% 5.26% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Chester median daily rate £375 £424 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +19.30% -29.00%
10th Percentile £310 £342 £262
90th Percentile £460 £505 £459
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £438 £355
% change year-on-year -8.57% +23.24% -21.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 66 114 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 35.11% 55.88% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 91 83
Chester median daily rate £350 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.83% -10.56%
10th Percentile £156 £213 £216
90th Percentile £460 £525 £536
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -1.54% +1.56% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 15
Chester median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £17.43 £35.00 £16.30
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -37.78%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in Chester

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in Chester

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in Chester over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 3 (60.00%) SMS
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL