Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 132 194
Rank change year-on-year -57 +62 -84
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 29 68 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 1.17% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.86% 3.33% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 56 34
North West median daily rate £425 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £351 £319 £325
90th Percentile £498 £510 £521
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.37% +2.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.75 - -

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 1,561 2,041 2,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.49% 35.04% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1,242 1,466
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £258 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 93 83
North West median hourly rate £24.81 £22.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.77% -18.52% -20.59%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £51.12 £53.05
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.87% +0.74%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 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
Cheshire -29 15 £413 -8.33% 4
Manchester -24 9 £403 -5.29% 1
Merseyside - 3 £463 -
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 27 (93.10%) Banking
2 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) QA
5 5 (17.24%) SLA
5 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (17.24%) Line Management
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (10.34%) SMS
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Retail
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) Cash Management
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Decision-Making
7 2 (6.90%) API Development
7 2 (6.90%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.90%) Microservices
7 2 (6.90%) Ansible
7 2 (6.90%) Spring

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 2 (6.90%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Mockito
2 1 (3.45%) TestNG
General
1 27 (93.10%) Banking
2 15 (51.72%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Administrator
2 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Cash Management Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Spring
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Line Management
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Cash Management
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) API Development
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Decision-Making
5 2 (6.90%) Microservices
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) API Design
6 1 (3.45%) Data Science
6 1 (3.45%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
1 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.90%) TSYS
3 1 (3.45%) Kony