The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 376 301 271
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -30
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 248 348 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.71% 0.78%
As % of the General category 1.38% 1.83% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 266 293
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £70.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18025 19060 18889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.60% 38.70% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12284 12320 12149
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 468 531
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.19 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in England

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the England region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in England

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in England

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the England region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in England

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 145 £500 +11.11% 24
Yorkshire +2 42 £425 +6.25% 3
North West -45 21 £400 -11.11%
South West -26 17 £330 -27.39%
South East -15 13 £450 +12.50% 2
East of England +12 7 £331 -8.62% 1
West Midlands -30 2 £500 +19.04% 1
North East -51 1 £450 -14.28%
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 507 (100.00%) Banking
1 507 (100.00%) Retail
2 287 (56.61%) Finance
3 115 (22.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (13.21%) Project Management
6 48 (9.47%) SQL
7 40 (7.89%) Java
8 39 (7.69%) Migration
9 38 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 38 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (6.51%) SAS
11 32 (6.31%) Mobile Banking
12 31 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (5.13%) Change Management
14 25 (4.93%) MS Excel
15 22 (4.34%) Risk Management
16 21 (4.14%) Microsoft
16 21 (4.14%) Wealth Management
17 20 (3.94%) Software Testing
17 20 (3.94%) ISEB
18 19 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
18 19 (3.75%) SDLC
19 18 (3.55%) Analytics
19 18 (3.55%) Waterfall
19 18 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
19 18 (3.55%) Investment Banking
19 18 (3.55%) Credit Risk
20 17 (3.35%) Web Services
20 17 (3.35%) XML

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (6.51%) SAS
2 7 (1.38%) Mule
3 5 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (0.99%) IBM Notes
4 4 (0.79%) Apache Pig
4 4 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.59%) CICS
5 3 (0.59%) CMS
5 3 (0.59%) JBoss
5 3 (0.59%) Node.js
6 2 (0.39%) Jetty
6 2 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.39%) nginx
6 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (3.16%) MS Office
4 8 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.99%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.99%) Bankmaster
2 5 (0.99%) Eikon
2 5 (0.99%) Finacle
3 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) BASE24
4 2 (0.39%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.39%) Summit
4 2 (0.39%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.38%) SaaS
2 2 (0.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.18%) ATM
1 6 (1.18%) Internet
2 3 (0.59%) Firewall
3 2 (0.39%) RTP
3 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) FCoE
4 1 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.20%) Intranet
4 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.20%) LAN
4 1 (0.20%) Multicast
4 1 (0.20%) NAS
4 1 (0.20%) Network Security
4 1 (0.20%) SAN
4 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.17%) Big Data
1 11 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.18%) Apache Hive
3 6 (1.18%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.59%) DB2
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.39%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.39%) Impala
6 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.39%) MySQL
6 2 (0.39%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (0.39%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.20%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.37%) Selenium
2 7 (1.38%) JIRA
3 5 (0.99%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.99%) HP UFT
3 5 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.79%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.59%) JUnit
5 3 (0.59%) Mockito
5 3 (0.59%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (0.59%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.59%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.39%) Emacs
6 2 (0.39%) Gradle
7 1 (0.20%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.20%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 507 (100.00%) Banking
1 507 (100.00%) Retail
2 287 (56.61%) Finance
3 18 (3.55%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.35%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.79%) Front Office
7 3 (0.59%) Legal
7 3 (0.59%) Marketing
7 3 (0.59%) Private Banking
7 3 (0.59%) Publishing
7 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 190 (37.48%) Analyst
2 120 (23.67%) Business Analyst
3 80 (15.78%) Banking Analyst
3 80 (15.78%) Project Manager
4 71 (14.00%) Developer
5 36 (7.10%) Test Analyst
6 33 (6.51%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
7 27 (5.33%) Architect
8 21 (4.14%) Digital Analyst
9 18 (3.55%) Java Developer
10 17 (3.35%) Banking Business Analyst
10 17 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (3.35%) Test Manager
11 16 (3.16%) Digital Business Analyst
12 15 (2.96%) Senior Manager
12 15 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.76%) Consultant
13 14 (2.76%) Mortgage Business Analyst
13 14 (2.76%) Retail Banking Project Manager
14 13 (2.56%) Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.35%) Web Services
1 17 (3.35%) XML
2 14 (2.76%) CSS
2 14 (2.76%) HTML
3 13 (2.56%) Spring
4 12 (2.37%) AngularJS
5 11 (2.17%) JDBC
5 11 (2.17%) jQuery
5 11 (2.17%) XSLT
6 10 (1.97%) J2EE
6 10 (1.97%) SOAP
7 8 (1.58%) .NET
8 7 (1.38%) REST
9 5 (0.99%) JAXB
9 5 (0.99%) WCF
9 5 (0.99%) WSDL
10 4 (0.79%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.79%) JAX-WS
10 4 (0.79%) Middleware
11 3 (0.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.31%) Mobile Banking
3 18 (3.55%) Credit Risk
4 16 (3.16%) Online Banking
5 15 (2.96%) User Experience
6 14 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.38%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.38%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.18%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.18%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.99%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.99%) iPad
10 5 (0.99%) iPhone
10 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.99%) Statistics
11 4 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.79%) iSeries
11 4 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.16%) Android
2 13 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.17%) Windows
4 9 (1.78%) Linux
5 7 (1.38%) Unix
6 6 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.99%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.59%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (22.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 84 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (13.21%) Project Management
4 39 (7.69%) Migration
5 38 (7.50%) Business Analysis
6 31 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (5.13%) Change Management
8 22 (4.34%) Risk Management
9 21 (4.14%) Wealth Management
10 20 (3.94%) Software Testing
11 19 (3.75%) SDLC
12 18 (3.55%) Analytics
12 18 (3.55%) Waterfall
13 15 (2.96%) Android Development
13 15 (2.96%) Portfolio Management
13 15 (2.96%) Scrum
13 15 (2.96%) Software Engineering
13 15 (2.96%) Validation
14 14 (2.76%) Security Testing
15 13 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.47%) SQL
2 40 (7.89%) Java
3 16 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.17%) C#
5 4 (0.79%) C
5 4 (0.79%) MATLAB
5 4 (0.79%) Python
5 4 (0.79%) Scala
5 4 (0.79%) VBA
6 3 (0.59%) C++
6 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.20%) PL/1
7 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.20%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) XAML
7 1 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (3.94%) ISEB
2 17 (3.35%) Degree
3 15 (2.96%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.38%) SAS Certification
6 5 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.79%) CIPD
7 4 (0.79%) MBA
8 3 (0.59%) PMP
9 2 (0.39%) PhD
10 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.97%) SEPA
3 5 (0.99%) MiFID
4 4 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.79%) QA
5 3 (0.59%) SLA
6 2 (0.39%) FATCA
7 1 (0.20%) Basel III
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.20%) Docker
1 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.20%) KVM
1 1 (0.20%) NFS
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.20%) SRDF
1 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.59%) Puppet
3 2 (0.39%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (4.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (1.78%) Oracle
3 8 (1.58%) Teradata
4 7 (1.38%) Cisco
5 6 (1.18%) HP
5 6 (1.18%) SAP
6 5 (0.99%) Bloomberg
6 5 (0.99%) Lotus
6 5 (0.99%) Reuters
7 3 (0.59%) IBM
7 3 (0.59%) TSYS
8 2 (0.39%) F5
8 2 (0.39%) Remedy
8 2 (0.39%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.39%) VocaLink
8 2 (0.39%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe
9 1 (0.20%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.20%) Talend
9 1 (0.20%) Temenos
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