Period
to 19 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 19 October 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 197 140
Rank change year-on-year +44 -57 +17
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 29 14 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.23% 0.81%
As % of the General category 2.18% 0.81% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 37
West Midlands median daily rate £275 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.56% +1.11% +15.38%
10th Percentile £113 £381 £352
90th Percentile £478 £711 £493
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1330 1723 1674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.73% 27.76% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 1057 997
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £235 £250 £213
90th Percentile £563 £575 £568
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 65 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £29.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% -28.12% -7.97%
10th Percentile £13.56 £10.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £52.63 £41.47 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.44 £24.41 £22.92
% change year-on-year +8.32% +6.52% +1.84%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Birmingham +21 28 £268 -41.21% 1
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 29 (100.00%) Banking
1 29 (100.00%) Retail
2 17 (58.62%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
5 8 (27.59%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) SMS
6 7 (24.14%) KYC
7 5 (17.24%) Migration
8 4 (13.79%) QA
8 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
9 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
9 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
9 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
9 3 (10.34%) Scrum
9 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
9 3 (10.34%) SQL
9 3 (10.34%) ISEB
10 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.90%) C#
10 2 (6.90%) HTML
10 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.90%) Workflow
10 2 (6.90%) JIRA
10 2 (6.90%) Spanish Language

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (3.45%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SMS
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (100.00%) Banking
1 29 (100.00%) Retail
2 17 (58.62%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) KYC Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Payments Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum Master
5 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.90%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Ajax
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) Lucene
2 1 (3.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) Derivative
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 7 (24.14%) KYC
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
7 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Workflow
9 1 (3.45%) Data Governance
9 1 (3.45%) Product Management
9 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Nuix