The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 142 117 43
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -74
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 69 81 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 1.30% 3.54%
As % of the General category 2.00% 2.30% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 75 170
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £317 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3450 3516 4918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.46% 56.42% 60.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2719 3655
Average daily rate £485 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 74
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail Banking
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Banking
1 125 (100.00%) Retail
2 71 (56.80%) Finance
3 28 (22.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (20.00%) SQL
5 19 (15.20%) Project Management
6 18 (14.40%) Oracle
7 14 (11.20%) MS Excel
8 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
8 12 (9.60%) Business Analysis
9 11 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.80%) Investment Banking
10 10 (8.00%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.00%) SAP
10 10 (8.00%) ERP
10 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.00%) JD Edwards
11 9 (7.20%) VBA
11 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (7.20%) Credit Risk
12 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (6.40%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.60%) Wealth Management
13 7 (5.60%) QA
13 7 (5.60%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.80%) Analytics
14 6 (4.80%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.40%) SAS
2 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.60%) IIS
2 2 (1.60%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.80%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.80%) MS Project
3 6 (4.80%) MS Office
4 3 (2.40%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (1.60%) Intranet
2 2 (1.60%) LDAP
2 2 (1.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) Extranet
3 1 (0.80%) SSL
3 1 (0.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.80%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.40%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.80%) ReportNet
8 1 (0.80%) Cognos Powerplay
8 1 (0.80%) DataStage
8 1 (0.80%) DTS
8 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.80%) Subversion
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 125 (100.00%) Banking
1 125 (100.00%) Retail
2 71 (56.80%) Finance
3 11 (8.80%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.00%) Advertising
5 4 (3.20%) Private Banking
6 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.40%) Marketing
7 2 (1.60%) Front Office
8 1 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.80%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (36.00%) Analyst
2 33 (26.40%) Business Analyst
3 28 (22.40%) Project Manager
4 16 (12.80%) Developer
5 6 (4.80%) Senior Project Manager
5 6 (4.80%) Consultant
5 6 (4.80%) Senior Manager
6 5 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (3.20%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.20%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.20%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (2.40%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.40%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.40%) Payments Business Analyst
8 3 (2.40%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 3 (2.40%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (1.60%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (1.60%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.40%) .NET
1 3 (2.40%) HTML
2 2 (1.60%) J2EE
2 2 (1.60%) Middleware
3 1 (0.80%) SOAP
3 1 (0.80%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.80%) jQuery
3 1 (0.80%) HTML5
3 1 (0.80%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Credit Risk
2 6 (4.80%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.60%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.60%) Equities
5 1 (0.80%) GIS
5 1 (0.80%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.80%) iPhone
5 1 (0.80%) Social Media
5 1 (0.80%) iPad
5 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.80%) Derivative
5 1 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.80%) Statistics
5 1 (0.80%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.80%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) UNIX
2 4 (3.20%) Windows
3 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Solaris
3 2 (1.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Android
4 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (15.20%) Project Management
3 12 (9.60%) Business Analysis
4 11 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 10 (8.00%) ERP
6 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.40%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.60%) Wealth Management
9 6 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.80%) Analytics
9 6 (4.80%) ETL
9 6 (4.80%) Change Management
10 5 (4.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.20%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.20%) Integration Testing
11 4 (3.20%) Scrum
11 4 (3.20%) Migration
12 3 (2.40%) Workflow
12 3 (2.40%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (7.20%) VBA
3 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.60%) Java
4 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.80%) C#
5 1 (0.80%) VB
5 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) ISEB
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) ACCA
2 3 (2.40%) CIMA
3 2 (1.60%) PMP
3 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.80%) CCNP
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.80%) CEH
4 1 (0.80%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) Basel III
3 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.60%) FATCA
4 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.40%) Oracle
2 10 (8.00%) SAP
2 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.00%) JD Edwards
3 4 (3.20%) Sybase
4 3 (2.40%) HP
5 2 (1.60%) F5
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco
5 2 (1.60%) Sun
5 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.60%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.60%) Cognos
5 2 (1.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.80%) Temenos
6 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.80%) Adobe
6 1 (0.80%) Pega
6 1 (0.80%) Teradata
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