The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retail Banking
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 12 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 7 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 9.33% 4.30% 15.24%
As % of the General category 12.28% 5.13% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 18
Median daily rate £347 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.93% +1.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £346 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £511 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -7.50% +5.88%  
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 Halifax with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 57 78 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 76.00% 83.87% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 98
Median daily rate £383 £360 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in Halifax

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in Halifax over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in Halifax

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 18 (100.00%) Banking
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
6 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.11%) ATM
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) MS Project
7 1 (5.56%) MS Office
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Data Security
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) ATM
General
1 18 (100.00%) Banking
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (72.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Defect Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Finance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Mortgage Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Security
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) People Management
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft