Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 185 141
Rank change year-on-year 0 -44 +63
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 16 29 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.50% 1.17%
As % of the General category 0.98% 1.56% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 56
North West median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £396 £351 £319
90th Percentile £518 £498 £510
England median daily rate £525 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +10.53% +3.37% +2.11%
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 1,630 1,855 2,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.90% 31.83% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,032 1,112 1,394
North West median daily rate £429 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.19% - -
10th Percentile £250 £258 £242
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 132 110
North West median hourly rate £18.00 £22.58 £16.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.27% +39.80% -21.23%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.78 £42.50 £48.08
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +9.76%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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
Manchester +17 10 £438 +8.70%
Cheshire +6 4 £500 +21.21%
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 15 (93.75%) Banking
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) GDPR
5 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.25%) KYC
6 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (6.25%) Fintech
6 1 (6.25%) Records Management
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Confluence
6 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Human Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (6.25%) Compliance Management
6 1 (6.25%) Due Diligence

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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 15 (93.75%) Banking
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum Master
5 1 (6.25%) Access Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) AML Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Assistant Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Mortgage Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (6.25%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Compliance Management
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Due Diligence
3 1 (6.25%) Fintech
3 1 (6.25%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Records Management
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft