Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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 > South West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 142 180
Rank change year-on-year +55 +38 -90
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 113 60 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.17% 1.10% 0.57%
As % of the General category 6.75% 3.49% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 50 34
South West median daily rate £356 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.24% +6.25% -9.09%
10th Percentile £268 £249 £276
90th Percentile £555 £563 £521
England median daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -1.04% +1.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South 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 South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,674 1,721 1,935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.22% 31.41% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,083 1,212 1,321
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% -5.74%
10th Percentile £270 £235 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 84 104
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £36.75 £41.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.01% -12.29% +24.15%
10th Percentile £13.50 £16.58 £20.65
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.30 £57.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.69%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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
Gloucestershire +23 52 £331 -24.29% 2
Bristol +27 50 £350 +16.67% 8
Wiltshire +11 9 £575 +15.00% 1
Dorset - 2 £475 -
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 South West region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 104 (92.04%) Banking
2 67 (59.29%) Finance
3 56 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (33.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (27.43%) Migration
6 23 (20.35%) Test Scripting
7 22 (19.47%) Teradata
8 21 (18.58%) DataStage
8 21 (18.58%) IBM InfoSphere
9 19 (16.81%) Scenario Testing
10 16 (14.16%) ISEB
11 15 (13.27%) ISTQB
12 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (9.73%) Defect Management
14 9 (7.96%) ETL
15 8 (7.08%) Java
16 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
16 7 (6.19%) Unit Testing
16 7 (6.19%) Retail
16 7 (6.19%) PMO
17 6 (5.31%) React
17 6 (5.31%) Test Management
17 6 (5.31%) IBM
18 5 (4.42%) Mainframe
18 5 (4.42%) Project Management
18 5 (4.42%) Data Analysis
18 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
18 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (4.42%) DevOps
18 5 (4.42%) Functional Testing

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 (2.65%) Apache
1 3 (2.65%) CICS
1 3 (2.65%) IIS
1 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.88%) nginx
2 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Actimize
1 1 (0.88%) BASE24
1 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) npm
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) BIG-IP
1 3 (2.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (2.65%) Firewall
1 3 (2.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) DataStage
1 21 (18.58%) IBM InfoSphere
2 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.65%) DB2
3 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.77%) Ingres
4 2 (1.77%) MS Access
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) JIRA
2 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.65%) webpack
3 2 (1.77%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.77%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.77%) Maven
3 2 (1.77%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.88%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.88%) Gradle
4 1 (0.88%) gulp
4 1 (0.88%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
General
1 104 (92.04%) Banking
2 67 (59.29%) Finance
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) International Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (46.90%) Analyst
2 38 (33.63%) Test Analyst
3 34 (30.09%) Banking Analyst
4 27 (23.89%) Developer
5 21 (18.58%) DataStage Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Test Manager
7 8 (7.08%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Fraud Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.54%) Architect
11 4 (3.54%) DataStage ETL Developer
11 4 (3.54%) ETL Developer
11 4 (3.54%) PMO Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Consultant
12 3 (2.65%) Coordinator
12 3 (2.65%) Data Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Documentation Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Lead Business Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) React
2 4 (3.54%) Ajax
3 3 (2.65%) Backbone.js
3 3 (2.65%) CSS
3 3 (2.65%) HTML
3 3 (2.65%) Jest
3 3 (2.65%) jQuery
3 3 (2.65%) LESS
3 3 (2.65%) Node.js
3 3 (2.65%) Redux
3 3 (2.65%) Sass
3 3 (2.65%) Spring
3 3 (2.65%) Spring Boot
3 3 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (2.65%) XML
4 2 (1.77%) .NET
5 1 (0.88%) Behat
5 1 (0.88%) JSON
5 1 (0.88%) REST
5 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.42%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.65%) DataPower
3 2 (1.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (27.43%) Migration
4 23 (20.35%) Test Scripting
5 19 (16.81%) Scenario Testing
6 11 (9.73%) Defect Management
7 9 (7.96%) ETL
8 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.19%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.31%) Test Management
10 5 (4.42%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.42%) DevOps
10 5 (4.42%) Functional Testing
10 5 (4.42%) Project Management
10 5 (4.42%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.54%) Change Management
11 4 (3.54%) Scrum
11 4 (3.54%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (3.54%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.08%) Java
2 3 (2.65%) C
2 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.65%) SQL
3 2 (1.77%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) Groovy
4 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) ISEB
2 15 (13.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.77%) CISA
3 2 (1.77%) CRISC
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) PMO
2 1 (0.88%) GAAP
2 1 (0.88%) IFRS
2 1 (0.88%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Ansible
1 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (19.47%) Teradata
2 6 (5.31%) IBM
3 3 (2.65%) F5
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle
4 2 (1.77%) Adobe
4 2 (1.77%) Green Hat
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.88%) SAP