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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 125 144 90
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -54
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 61 58 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.97% 2.09%
As % of the General category 2.35% 1.73% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 112
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£435 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £335 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2594 3353 3268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.32% 56.07% 56.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2013 2530 2539
Average daily rate £475 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 49 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £42.50 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 January 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 January 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Banking
1 112 (100.00%) Retail
2 64 (57.14%) Finance
3 26 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (23.21%) Project Management
4 15 (13.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 10 (8.93%) Business Analysis
6 10 (8.93%) Financial Institution
7 9 (8.04%) SQL
7 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 8 (7.14%) CMS
8 8 (7.14%) Change Management
9 7 (6.25%) Oracle
9 7 (6.25%) Linux
9 7 (6.25%) Middleware
9 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (6.25%) Cash Management
9 7 (6.25%) SWIFT
10 6 (5.36%) QA
10 6 (5.36%) VBA
10 6 (5.36%) MS Project
10 6 (5.36%) User Experience
11 5 (4.46%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.89%) Drupal
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Project
2 5 (4.46%) MS Office
2 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.89%) Eikon
2 1 (0.89%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
1 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) ATM
1 1 (0.89%) LAN
1 1 (0.89%) WAN
1 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
1 1 (0.89%) Firewall
1 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.79%) MS Access
3 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.89%) Big Data
3 1 (0.89%) Redis
3 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) JUnit
2 1 (0.89%) Maven
2 1 (0.89%) Gradle
2 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
General
1 112 (100.00%) Banking
1 112 (100.00%) Retail
2 64 (57.14%) Finance
3 10 (8.93%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.79%) Private Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.89%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (41.96%) Analyst
2 26 (23.21%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.61%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.71%) PMO Manager
5 9 (8.04%) Banking Business Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Architect
8 5 (4.46%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Designer
10 3 (2.68%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) Applications Support
11 2 (1.79%) UX Designer
11 2 (1.79%) Forensic Analyst
11 2 (1.79%) Content Manager
11 2 (1.79%) PMO Lead
11 2 (1.79%) Mobile Test Analyst
11 2 (1.79%) Product Owner
11 2 (1.79%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (1.79%) Spring
3 1 (0.89%) SOAP
3 1 (0.89%) Web Services
3 1 (0.89%) Lucene
3 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.89%) Memcached
3 1 (0.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) SWIFT
3 6 (5.36%) User Experience
4 3 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.68%) Copywriting
4 3 (2.68%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) iSeries
5 2 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) PMI
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.89%) Derivative
6 1 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.89%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.46%) Android
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
1 26 (23.21%) Project Management
2 15 (13.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.71%) Waterfall
4 10 (8.93%) Business Analysis
5 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 8 (7.14%) Change Management
7 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 7 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (6.25%) Cash Management
8 5 (4.46%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.57%) Change Control
9 4 (3.57%) Migration
9 4 (3.57%) Scrum
9 4 (3.57%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.68%) ITIL
10 3 (2.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.04%) SQL
2 6 (5.36%) VBA
3 3 (2.68%) Java
4 2 (1.79%) COBOL
4 2 (1.79%) RPG
5 1 (0.89%) PL/1
5 1 (0.89%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (2.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.89%) PMP
3 1 (0.89%) ISEB
3 1 (0.89%) CISSP
3 1 (0.89%) CISM
3 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) FATCA
3 1 (0.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.79%) GoldenSource
3 2 (1.79%) Teradata
3 2 (1.79%) Adobe
3 2 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (0.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.89%) Informatica
4 1 (0.89%) Lotus
4 1 (0.89%) Apple
4 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.89%) Reuters
4 1 (0.89%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.89%) Google
4 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
4 1 (0.89%) Tufin
4 1 (0.89%) 29West
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