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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 159 144 145
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 39 59 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 1.01% 1.13%
As % of the General category 1.36% 2.01% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 73
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £621 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £442 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
2863 2942 4243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.28% 50.60% 58.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2178 3157
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 65
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.02 £52.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Banking
1 106 (100.00%) Retail
2 62 (58.49%) Finance
3 28 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (16.98%) Project Management
6 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (13.21%) E-Commerce
8 13 (12.26%) Business Analysis
9 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (10.38%) SQL
11 10 (9.43%) Java
12 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
12 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
13 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
13 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
14 7 (6.60%) Online Banking
14 7 (6.60%) Scrum
15 6 (5.66%) Marketing
15 6 (5.66%) Investment Banking
15 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (5.66%) HTML
15 6 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (5.66%) SOAP
15 6 (5.66%) IBM
15 6 (5.66%) Migration
15 6 (5.66%) People Management
16 5 (4.72%) Change Management
16 5 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
16 5 (4.72%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.89%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.94%) Liferay
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.94%) JBoss
5 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.94%) SAS
5 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
3 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) PaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Internet
2 2 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) Extranet
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.94%) LDAP
3 1 (0.94%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.94%) DNS
3 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) MS Access
3 1 (0.94%) OLAP
3 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.94%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) VisualAge
1 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (0.94%) Maven
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) JUnit
General
1 106 (100.00%) Banking
1 106 (100.00%) Retail
2 62 (58.49%) Finance
3 6 (5.66%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Marketing
4 4 (3.77%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Legal
5 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.89%) Front Office
6 2 (1.89%) Back Office
6 2 (1.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Analyst
2 26 (24.53%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.26%) Developer
4 12 (11.32%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.60%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Copywriter
7 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Developer
7 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Product Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Release Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Test Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (2.83%) Business Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) HTML
1 6 (5.66%) SOAP
2 5 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (3.77%) Spring
3 4 (3.77%) CSS
3 4 (3.77%) Swing
4 3 (2.83%) JSP
4 3 (2.83%) Servlets
4 3 (2.83%) Web Services
4 3 (2.83%) J2EE
4 3 (2.83%) jQuery
5 2 (1.89%) MooTools
5 2 (1.89%) JSON
5 2 (1.89%) Dojo
5 2 (1.89%) RESTful
5 2 (1.89%) XHR
5 2 (1.89%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.89%) REST
5 2 (1.89%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Online Banking
3 4 (3.77%) User Experience
4 3 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.83%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.89%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) iPhone
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.98%) Project Management
4 14 (13.21%) E-Commerce
5 13 (12.26%) Business Analysis
6 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (6.60%) Scrum
8 6 (5.66%) Migration
8 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.66%) People Management
9 5 (4.72%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.72%) Web Development
9 5 (4.72%) Use Case
9 5 (4.72%) Change Management
9 5 (4.72%) CRM
10 4 (3.77%) Process Management
10 4 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (3.77%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.77%) Workflow
10 4 (3.77%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) SQL
2 10 (9.43%) Java
3 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.89%) C++
4 2 (1.89%) VBA
5 1 (0.94%) Jython
5 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.94%) VB
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) ISEB
2 1 (0.94%) PMP
2 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.66%) IBM
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle
4 2 (1.89%) Talarian
4 2 (1.89%) Adobe
4 2 (1.89%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.94%) Reuters
5 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.94%) FatWire
5 1 (0.94%) Teradata
5 1 (0.94%) F5
5 1 (0.94%) Tableau
5 1 (0.94%) Lotus
5 1 (0.94%) Apple
5 1 (0.94%) Cognos
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