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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 132 139 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -46
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 67 84 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 1.18% 1.84%
As % of the General category 2.24% 2.03% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 72 106
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£440 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2993 4144 4683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.88% 58.32% 59.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2247 3125 3556
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 77 61
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.93 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £48.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Banking
1 134 (100.00%) Retail
2 63 (47.01%) Finance
3 27 (20.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (16.42%) SQL
5 19 (14.18%) Project Management
6 18 (13.43%) SQL Server
7 16 (11.94%) MS Excel
8 14 (10.45%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.46%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.72%) Degree
10 9 (6.72%) Oracle
10 9 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.97%) MS Visio
11 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
11 8 (5.97%) VBA
11 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (5.97%) Investment Banking
11 8 (5.97%) QA
11 8 (5.97%) Credit Risk
12 7 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (5.22%) MS Office
12 7 (5.22%) ETL
13 6 (4.48%) Sybase
13 6 (4.48%) MS Project
13 6 (4.48%) Photoshop
13 6 (4.48%) Windows
13 6 (4.48%) Internet
13 6 (4.48%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.22%) MS Office
4 6 (4.48%) MS Project
4 6 (4.48%) Photoshop
4 6 (4.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Internet
2 4 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (1.49%) LDAP
3 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.75%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.75%) Extranet
4 1 (0.75%) Intranet
4 1 (0.75%) SSL
4 1 (0.75%) ATM
4 1 (0.75%) HTTP
4 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.73%) MS Access
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.49%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 134 (100.00%) Banking
1 134 (100.00%) Retail
2 63 (47.01%) Finance
3 8 (5.97%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.48%) Marketing
5 4 (2.99%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.49%) International Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (35.82%) Analyst
2 33 (24.63%) Business Analyst
3 20 (14.93%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.21%) Developer
5 6 (4.48%) Consultant
5 6 (4.48%) Designer
6 5 (3.73%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (2.99%) Programme Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Senior Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (2.99%) User Experience Designer
8 3 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.24%) Copywriter
8 3 (2.24%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (2.24%) Product Manager
8 3 (2.24%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (2.24%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.24%) SQL Developer
9 2 (1.49%) Report Analyst
9 2 (1.49%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) .NET
2 2 (1.49%) HTML
2 2 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (0.75%) HTML5
3 1 (0.75%) jQuery
3 1 (0.75%) MDX
3 1 (0.75%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.75%) SOAP
3 1 (0.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) Credit Risk
2 6 (4.48%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.24%) Copywriting
4 3 (2.24%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Handset
5 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.75%) Statistics
6 1 (0.75%) GIS
6 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.48%) Windows
2 5 (3.73%) UNIX
3 4 (2.99%) Solaris
3 4 (2.99%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (14.18%) Project Management
3 14 (10.45%) Business Analysis
4 10 (7.46%) Data Analysis
5 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.22%) ETL
7 6 (4.48%) Migration
7 6 (4.48%) Data Management
8 5 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.73%) Wealth Management
8 5 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.99%) Programme Management
9 4 (2.99%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.99%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.99%) Waterfall
9 4 (2.99%) Change Control
10 3 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.42%) SQL
2 8 (5.97%) VBA
3 3 (2.24%) C#
4 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (0.75%) JCL
5 1 (0.75%) VBScript
5 1 (0.75%) Perl
5 1 (0.75%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.49%) ISEB
2 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.75%) CEH
3 1 (0.75%) PMP
3 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) Basel III
3 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.75%) FATCA
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.49%) XenApp
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (6.72%) Oracle
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.48%) Sybase
4 4 (2.99%) HP
4 4 (2.99%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.24%) Informatica
5 3 (2.24%) VMware
5 3 (2.24%) Siebel
6 2 (1.49%) Trillium
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco
6 2 (1.49%) Sun
6 2 (1.49%) Citrix
6 2 (1.49%) NetApp
6 2 (1.49%) Axway
6 2 (1.49%) DataFlux
6 2 (1.49%) F5
7 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
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