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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 142 143 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -59
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 59 81 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 1.13% 2.10%
As % of the General category 1.97% 1.93% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 67 120
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£450 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £560 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
Retail Banking
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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
2998 4191 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.68% 58.60% 60.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 3094 3573
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 69 75
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.96 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.74% +4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.73 £57.75 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Banking
1 131 (100.00%) Retail
2 60 (45.80%) Finance
3 26 (19.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (12.21%) Project Management
4 16 (12.21%) SQL
5 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
6 12 (9.16%) User Experience
7 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
8 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (6.87%) Photoshop
9 9 (6.87%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (6.87%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.87%) Degree
10 8 (6.11%) Oracle
10 8 (6.11%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.11%) MS Visio
11 7 (5.34%) QA
11 7 (5.34%) Investment Banking
11 7 (5.34%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (4.58%) Marketing
12 6 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.58%) Sybase
12 6 (4.58%) MS Project
12 6 (4.58%) MS Office
12 6 (4.58%) VBA
12 6 (4.58%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.53%) SAS
2 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.87%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (6.11%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.58%) MS Project
4 6 (4.58%) MS Office
5 2 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) Firewall
1 5 (3.82%) Internet
2 2 (1.53%) LDAP
2 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.76%) ATM
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
3 1 (0.76%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) Extranet
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.76%) Network Security
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.82%) MS Access
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.53%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (0.76%) OLAP
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) TestDirector
General
1 131 (100.00%) Banking
1 131 (100.00%) Retail
2 60 (45.80%) Finance
3 7 (5.34%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.58%) Marketing
5 4 (3.05%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.53%) International Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) Analyst
2 26 (19.85%) Business Analyst
3 17 (12.98%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.87%) PMO Manager
4 9 (6.87%) Designer
5 8 (6.11%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (4.58%) User Experience Designer
7 5 (3.82%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Developer
8 4 (3.05%) Product Manager
9 3 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.29%) Consultant
9 3 (2.29%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (2.29%) Copywriter
9 3 (2.29%) Data Analyst
10 2 (1.53%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (1.53%) UNIX Support
10 2 (1.53%) Lead Business Analyst
10 2 (1.53%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) .NET
1 2 (1.53%) Middleware
2 1 (0.76%) SOAP
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) User Experience
2 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.82%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.05%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.29%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.53%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.53%) Handset
7 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) UNIX
2 4 (3.05%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) Solaris
3 3 (2.29%) Linux
4 2 (1.53%) Android
4 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (12.21%) Project Management
3 9 (6.87%) Business Analysis
4 8 (6.11%) E-Commerce
5 7 (5.34%) Programme Management
5 7 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (4.58%) Change Management
7 5 (3.82%) Migration
7 5 (3.82%) Change Control
7 5 (3.82%) Computer Forensics
7 5 (3.82%) Data Management
7 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.05%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.05%) Wealth Management
8 4 (3.05%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.05%) ITIL
8 4 (3.05%) ETL
8 4 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.21%) SQL
2 6 (4.58%) VBA
3 2 (1.53%) C#
3 2 (1.53%) VB
4 1 (0.76%) REXX
4 1 (0.76%) JCL
4 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.76%) Perl
4 1 (0.76%) VBScript
4 1 (0.76%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.76%) CISM
3 1 (0.76%) ISEB
3 1 (0.76%) CCNP
3 1 (0.76%) CISSP
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.76%) FATCA
3 1 (0.76%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) XenApp
1 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.53%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.11%) Oracle
2 6 (4.58%) Sybase
2 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.05%) Informatica
4 3 (2.29%) VMware
4 3 (2.29%) Siebel
5 2 (1.53%) Teradata
5 2 (1.53%) Axway
5 2 (1.53%) DataFlux
5 2 (1.53%) F5
5 2 (1.53%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco
5 2 (1.53%) Citrix
5 2 (1.53%) NetApp
5 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.53%) Trillium
5 2 (1.53%) Sun
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Intel
6 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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