Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 22 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 > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 141 161
Rank change year-on-year +64 +20 -87
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 140 63 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.47% 1.10% 0.91%
As % of the General category 7.30% 3.64% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 56 56
South West median daily rate £350 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.98% -3.82%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £301
90th Percentile £488 £569 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South 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 South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1918 1733 2030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.83% 30.20% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1242 1381
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £263
90th Percentile £573 £562 £533
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 93 121
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.13% +44.70%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.30 £16.25
90th Percentile £56.88 £49.65 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the South West

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in the South West

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in the South West

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail Banking in the South West

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire +38 65 £325 -25.71% 2
Bristol +22 54 £350 - 2
Wiltshire +6 13 £538 +7.50%
Dorset - 3 £503 -
Retail Banking
England

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

1 129 (92.14%) Banking
2 74 (52.86%) Finance
3 63 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 36 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
7 28 (20.00%) Migration
8 18 (12.86%) Defect Management
8 18 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (11.43%) Teradata
9 16 (11.43%) ISEB
10 14 (10.00%) DataStage
10 14 (10.00%) ISTQB
10 14 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
11 13 (9.29%) Test Planning
11 13 (9.29%) Scrum
12 9 (6.43%) Java
12 9 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (6.43%) Test Management
13 8 (5.71%) JIRA
13 8 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
13 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (5.71%) Project Management
13 8 (5.71%) Six Sigma
13 8 (5.71%) Retail
14 7 (5.00%) ETL
14 7 (5.00%) SAP
15 6 (4.29%) SQL
15 6 (4.29%) IBM
15 6 (4.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 3 (2.14%) Apache
1 3 (2.14%) CICS
1 3 (2.14%) IIS
1 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.71%) nginx
2 1 (0.71%) SAS
2 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) npm
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) BIG-IP
1 3 (2.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (2.14%) Firewall
1 3 (2.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.00%) DataStage
1 14 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 9 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.14%) DB2
4 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.43%) Ingres
4 2 (1.43%) MS Access
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.71%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) JIRA
2 3 (2.14%) Maven
2 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.14%) webpack
3 2 (1.43%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.43%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.43%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) Gradle
4 1 (0.71%) gulp
4 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.71%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.71%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
4 1 (0.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.71%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.71%) VersionOne
General
1 129 (92.14%) Banking
2 74 (52.86%) Finance
3 8 (5.71%) Retail
4 4 (2.86%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.14%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (48.57%) Analyst
2 52 (37.14%) Test Analyst
3 42 (30.00%) Banking Analyst
4 18 (12.86%) Developer
5 14 (10.00%) DataStage Developer
5 14 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 9 (6.43%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.29%) Test Coordinator
8 6 (4.29%) Test Leader
9 5 (3.57%) Architect
9 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (3.57%) Scrum Master
10 4 (2.86%) Fraud Analyst
11 3 (2.14%) Defect Manager
12 2 (1.43%) Business Continuity Analyst
12 2 (1.43%) DevOps Consultant
12 2 (1.43%) DevOps Engineer
12 2 (1.43%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) React
2 3 (2.14%) Node.js
2 3 (2.14%) Spring
2 3 (2.14%) Spring Boot
3 2 (1.43%) Ajax
3 2 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.71%) Behat
4 1 (0.71%) CSS
4 1 (0.71%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.71%) J2EE
4 1 (0.71%) jQuery
4 1 (0.71%) JSON
4 1 (0.71%) LESS
4 1 (0.71%) Redux
4 1 (0.71%) REST
4 1 (0.71%) Sass
4 1 (0.71%) SOAP
4 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.14%) DataPower
4 2 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 36 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
5 28 (20.00%) Migration
6 18 (12.86%) Defect Management
6 18 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (9.29%) Scrum
7 13 (9.29%) Test Planning
8 9 (6.43%) Test Management
9 8 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
9 8 (5.71%) Project Management
9 8 (5.71%) Six Sigma
10 7 (5.00%) ETL
11 5 (3.57%) Change Management
11 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.57%) ITIL
11 5 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (3.57%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.43%) Java
2 6 (4.29%) SQL
3 2 (1.43%) C
3 2 (1.43%) Python
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) Groovy
4 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (11.43%) ISEB
2 14 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.14%) Degree
5 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.71%) PMP
6 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) PMO
3 2 (1.43%) COBIT
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.71%) IFRS
4 1 (0.71%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (11.43%) Teradata
2 7 (5.00%) SAP
3 6 (4.29%) IBM
4 4 (2.86%) Oracle
4 4 (2.86%) Unisys
5 3 (2.14%) F5
6 2 (1.43%) Adobe
6 2 (1.43%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.71%) Cognos
7 1 (0.71%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft