Period
to 16 December 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 16 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
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 137 197
Rank change year-on-year -63 +60 -75
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 18 73 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 1.29% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.15% 3.93% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 65 20
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -15.06%
10th Percentile £308 £305 £313
90th Percentile £526 £505 £507
England median daily rate £500 £450 £451
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.11% +0.11%
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 1,566 1,856 1,958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.24% 32.80% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 1,185 1,264
North West median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% -4.97%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £575 £614 £550
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 88 79
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £22.67 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.31% -19.54% -7.10%
10th Percentile £13.08 £12.00 £12.78
90th Percentile £43.45 £55.75 £56.45
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.60 £23.68
% change year-on-year -9.77% +12.33% -5.28%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -41 8 £400 -11.11% 1
Manchester -20 6 £450 -5.76% 4
Merseyside -5 3 £463 -2.63%
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 North West region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) SMS
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Cash Management
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Records Management
6 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 2 (11.11%) API Development
6 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Ansible
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (11.11%) Puppet
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) 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 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) OLTP
2 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Law
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Cash Management Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Trainer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Applications Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) API Development
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) Records Management
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.56%) API Design
5 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) R
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet