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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retail Banking
England / South West
Rank 109 123 98
Rank change year-on-year +14 -25  
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 31 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.19% 0.52% 1.51%
As % of the General category 3.64% 1.65% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 47
Median daily rate £320 £356 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% -25.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £290 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -7.50% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Retail Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 852 910 1007
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.79% 31.46% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 620 678
Median daily rate £388 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 66 28
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £57.00 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +26 23 £425 +14.86%
Bristol +2 7 £300 +1.01% 1
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 52 (100.00%) Banking
1 52 (100.00%) Retail
2 32 (61.54%) Finance
3 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 17 (32.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 13 (25.00%) Scrum
7 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.38%) SQL
9 7 (13.46%) Migration
9 7 (13.46%) Financial Institution
9 7 (13.46%) JMeter
9 7 (13.46%) Selenium
9 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
9 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
9 7 (13.46%) BDD
9 7 (13.46%) Selenium IDE
10 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (11.54%) Internet
11 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (9.62%) ISEB
11 5 (9.62%) Java
11 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
11 5 (9.62%) Workflow
11 5 (9.62%) JIRA
12 4 (7.69%) Statistics
13 3 (5.77%) ATM
13 3 (5.77%) Test Planning
13 3 (5.77%) Test Management

Retail Banking
Top Related 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 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS Project
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
1 7 (13.46%) JMeter
1 7 (13.46%) Selenium
1 7 (13.46%) Selenium IDE
1 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
2 5 (9.62%) JIRA
General
1 52 (100.00%) Banking
1 52 (100.00%) Retail
2 32 (61.54%) Finance
3 7 (13.46%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.85%) Electronics
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Test Manager
2 17 (32.69%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Finance Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Programme Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Agile Test Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Defect Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Fraud Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) SOAP
1 1 (1.92%) XML
1 1 (1.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.92%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 17 (32.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 13 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.46%) BDD
6 7 (13.46%) Migration
7 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Workflow
9 4 (7.69%) Statistics
10 3 (5.77%) Test Management
10 3 (5.77%) Test Planning
11 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.85%) Regulatory Compliance
11 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ISEB
1 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) PMO
1 1 (1.92%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.92%) IBM
2 1 (1.92%) Unisys
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