Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 19 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 199 116
Rank change year-on-year +67 -83 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 67 24 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.19% 0.35% 1.58%
As % of the General category 3.53% 1.15% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 23 114
North West median daily rate £444 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £312 £286 £350
90th Percentile £505 £543 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £70.00

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1897 2086 3156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.58% 30.54% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1348 1868
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £263
90th Percentile £613 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 77 121
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -18.09% +34.63%
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.33 £12.35
90th Percentile £48.15 £54.39 £54.00
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year +0.48% +0.60% +13.60%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the North West

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in the North West

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in the North West

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail Banking in the North West

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Cheshire +52 51 £450 +26.76% 2
Manchester +20 11 £440 +6.67%
Merseyside +3 1 £475 +33.43%
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 60 (89.55%) Banking
2 45 (67.16%) Finance
3 20 (29.85%) Migration
4 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (13.43%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.94%) Scrum
9 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.45%) Supplier Management
9 7 (10.45%) ITIL
9 7 (10.45%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (10.45%) PMO
10 5 (7.46%) Project Management
10 5 (7.46%) Change Management
10 5 (7.46%) SQL
10 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (7.46%) Retail
11 4 (5.97%) Degree
11 4 (5.97%) Credit Risk
11 4 (5.97%) SAS
11 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.97%) Service Management
11 4 (5.97%) Portfolio Management
12 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
12 3 (4.48%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
12 3 (4.48%) Test Management
12 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
12 3 (4.48%) GDPR

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (5.97%) SAS
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) DB2
2 1 (1.49%) Big Data
2 1 (1.49%) Essbase
2 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.49%) Gradle
3 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.49%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
3 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
General
1 60 (89.55%) Banking
2 45 (67.16%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Test Manager
5 9 (13.43%) IT Manager
6 8 (11.94%) Banking Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) PMO Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Risk Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Banking Project Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Credit Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) GDPR Project Manager
10 2 (2.99%) IT Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) PMO Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.49%) HTML
1 1 (1.49%) Java EE
1 1 (1.49%) JPA
1 1 (1.49%) REST
1 1 (1.49%) RESTful
1 1 (1.49%) SOAP
1 1 (1.49%) Spring
1 1 (1.49%) Spring Boot
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Migration
2 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.43%) Waterfall
5 8 (11.94%) Scrum
6 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.45%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) Supplier Management
6 7 (10.45%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (7.46%) Change Management
7 5 (7.46%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.97%) Service Management
9 3 (4.48%) Credit Risk Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.48%) ITSM
9 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.48%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) AWK
2 2 (2.99%) Korn
2 2 (2.99%) sed
3 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) CISM
2 3 (4.48%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) CISA
3 1 (1.49%) CRISC
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) PMO
2 3 (4.48%) COBIT
2 3 (4.48%) GDPR
3 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.49%) COSO
4 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe
2 1 (1.49%) Hyperion
2 1 (1.49%) IBM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
2 1 (1.49%) Perforce