The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 140 139 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -52
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 59 84 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 1.14% 2.06%
As % of the General category 2.01% 1.95% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 75 118
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£450 £425 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.93% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2941 4308 4802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.61% 58.48% 60.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2177 3205 3622
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 66 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.02 £51.15 £51.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the City of London region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the City of London region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail Banking.

1 139 (100.00%) Banking
1 139 (100.00%) Retail
2 62 (44.60%) Finance
3 25 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (14.39%) SQL
5 17 (12.23%) Project Management
6 16 (11.51%) SQL Server
7 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
8 13 (9.35%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.91%) Degree
9 11 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (7.19%) MS Visio
10 10 (7.19%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.47%) Investment Banking
11 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.47%) Oracle
12 8 (5.76%) Photoshop
12 8 (5.76%) MS Office
12 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
12 8 (5.76%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (5.76%) QA
12 8 (5.76%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (5.04%) ETL
13 7 (5.04%) MS Project
14 6 (4.32%) Sybase
14 6 (4.32%) VBA
14 6 (4.32%) Internet
14 6 (4.32%) Migration
14 6 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.16%) SAS
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.19%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (5.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.76%) Photoshop
3 8 (5.76%) MS Office
4 7 (5.04%) MS Project
5 2 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) Internet
2 5 (3.60%) Firewall
3 2 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.44%) LDAP
3 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) DNS
4 1 (0.72%) SSL
4 1 (0.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) ATM
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
4 1 (0.72%) HTTP
4 1 (0.72%) Extranet
4 1 (0.72%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.72%) Network Security
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.60%) MS Access
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.44%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.72%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.72%) OLAP
8 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) TestDirector
General
1 139 (100.00%) Banking
1 139 (100.00%) Retail
2 62 (44.60%) Finance
3 9 (6.47%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Marketing
5 4 (2.88%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.44%) International Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 50 (35.97%) Analyst
2 32 (23.02%) Business Analyst
3 18 (12.95%) Project Manager
4 8 (5.76%) Banking Business Analyst
4 8 (5.76%) Designer
5 7 (5.04%) Developer
6 6 (4.32%) PMO Manager
6 6 (4.32%) User Experience Designer
7 4 (2.88%) Programme Manager
7 4 (2.88%) Consultant
7 4 (2.88%) Senior Manager
7 4 (2.88%) Product Manager
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.16%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (2.16%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.16%) Copywriter
9 2 (1.44%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (1.44%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (1.44%) Test Leader
9 2 (1.44%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) .NET
1 2 (1.44%) Middleware
2 1 (0.72%) HTML
2 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.60%) Credit Risk
1 5 (3.60%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.16%) Copywriting
3 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.44%) Handset
4 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.44%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.60%) UNIX
2 4 (2.88%) Windows
2 4 (2.88%) Solaris
3 3 (2.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.44%) Android
4 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (12.23%) Project Management
3 13 (9.35%) Business Analysis
4 10 (7.19%) Data Analysis
5 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.04%) ETL
7 6 (4.32%) Migration
7 6 (4.32%) Data Management
7 6 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.60%) Wealth Management
8 5 (3.60%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.60%) Programme Management
8 5 (3.60%) Computer Forensics
8 5 (3.60%) Change Management
9 4 (2.88%) Risk Management
9 4 (2.88%) Workflow
9 4 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.39%) SQL
2 6 (4.32%) VBA
3 2 (1.44%) VB
3 2 (1.44%) C#
4 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.72%) Perl
4 1 (0.72%) VBScript
4 1 (0.72%) REXX
4 1 (0.72%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) ISEB
2 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.72%) PMP
3 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.72%) CISM
3 1 (0.72%) CEH
3 1 (0.72%) CISSP
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) Basel III
3 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) FATCA
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.44%) XenApp
2 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (6.47%) Oracle
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.32%) Sybase
4 4 (2.88%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.88%) Informatica
5 3 (2.16%) VMware
5 3 (2.16%) Siebel
5 3 (2.16%) HP
6 2 (1.44%) Sun
6 2 (1.44%) Trillium
6 2 (1.44%) Cisco
6 2 (1.44%) NetApp
6 2 (1.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.44%) Citrix
6 2 (1.44%) Axway
6 2 (1.44%) DataFlux
6 2 (1.44%) F5
7 1 (0.72%) Tufin
7 1 (0.72%) CA
7 1 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
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