The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 24 June 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 / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 92 79
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 4 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.55% 1.05%
As % of the General category 0.88% 1.58% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 14
Median daily rate £350 £354 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.06% -21.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £326 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.18% -  
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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 457 632 604
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.43% 35.05% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 389 334
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -9.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £41.00 £17.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in Manchester

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 12 (100.00%) Banking
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Client Onboarding
6 1 (8.33%) PMO
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
General
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center