Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 198 128
Rank change year-on-year +55 -70 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 61 21 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.12% 0.34% 1.41%
As % of the General category 3.56% 1.14% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 99
North West median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £271 £350
90th Percentile £517 £520 £538
England median daily rate £450 £459 £450
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 1,714 1,839 2,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.43% 29.89% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,078 1,175 1,806
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% -5.33% +12.67%
10th Percentile £254 £256 £263
90th Percentile £606 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 82 130
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £27.75 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.51% -19.14% +80.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.53 £12.35
90th Percentile £53.00 £51.54 £56.97
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +15.56%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +40 43 £450 +27.66% 5
Manchester +11 12 £548 +46.00%
Merseyside - 3 £475 -
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 51 (83.61%) Banking
2 43 (70.49%) Finance
3 22 (36.07%) Migration
4 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.75%) ITIL
5 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.75%) Supplier Management
6 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 5 (8.20%) COBIT
8 5 (8.20%) Service Management
8 5 (8.20%) CISM
8 5 (8.20%) Project Management
8 5 (8.20%) CISSP
9 4 (6.56%) Adobe
9 4 (6.56%) SMS
9 4 (6.56%) Change Management
9 4 (6.56%) CMS
9 4 (6.56%) ITSM
9 4 (6.56%) Private Banking
9 4 (6.56%) Marketing
9 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (6.56%) Time Management
9 4 (6.56%) Content Management
9 4 (6.56%) Content Marketing
9 4 (6.56%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (4.92%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 3 (4.92%) User Stories

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 (6.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Big Data
1 1 (1.64%) Essbase
1 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Gradle
2 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.64%) JProfiler
2 1 (1.64%) JUnit
2 1 (1.64%) Maven
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (83.61%) Banking
2 43 (70.49%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 4 (6.56%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Business Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) IT Manager
3 9 (14.75%) Test Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Banking Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Business IT Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Content Editor
7 4 (6.56%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Security Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Developer
8 3 (4.92%) ITIL Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) REST
1 2 (3.28%) SOAP
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) Java EE
2 1 (1.64%) JPA
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) RESTful
2 1 (1.64%) Spring
2 1 (1.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Migration
2 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) ITIL
3 9 (14.75%) Supplier Management
4 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.20%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) Scrum
5 5 (8.20%) Service Management
5 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.56%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) Content Management
6 4 (6.56%) Content Marketing
6 4 (6.56%) ITSM
6 4 (6.56%) Time Management
6 4 (6.56%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (4.92%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.92%) User Stories
8 2 (3.28%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Java
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) CISM
1 5 (8.20%) CISSP
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) CCA
3 1 (1.64%) CISA
3 1 (1.64%) CRISC
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) COBIT
2 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.28%) PMO
4 1 (1.64%) COSO
4 1 (1.64%) GDPR
4 1 (1.64%) IFRS
4 1 (1.64%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.64%) PSD2
4 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Adobe
2 3 (4.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Perforce
3 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com