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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 297 250 199
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -51
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 334 410 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.83% 1.08%
As % of the General category 1.71% 2.11% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 327 367
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£425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average 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
19506 19456 18696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.51% 39.22% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12333 12343 11574
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 544 617
Average hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 182 £425 -5.55% 38
North West -3 45 £450 +11.38% 23
South West -25 37 £415 - 14
Yorkshire -28 36 £400 +21.21% 10
East Midlands -12 12 £375 -25.00% 3
West Midlands -12 9 £450 - 5
South East -17 9 £400 +14.69% 5
North East -3 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £613 - 1
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 661 (100.00%) Banking
1 661 (100.00%) Retail
2 451 (68.23%) Finance
3 214 (32.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 115 (17.40%) Project Management
5 77 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (11.04%) Business Analysis
7 56 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 56 (8.47%) Change Management
8 48 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
9 46 (6.96%) Migration
9 46 (6.96%) SQL
10 44 (6.66%) PRINCE2
11 43 (6.51%) Microsoft
12 36 (5.45%) MS Project
13 34 (5.14%) Online Banking
13 34 (5.14%) Waterfall
14 31 (4.69%) Risk Management
14 31 (4.69%) E-Commerce
14 31 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 30 (4.54%) MS Excel
15 30 (4.54%) MS Office
16 26 (3.93%) Windows
16 26 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 25 (3.78%) Scrum
18 24 (3.63%) Data Analysis
18 24 (3.63%) User Experience
19 22 (3.33%) Use Case
19 22 (3.33%) Legal
20 21 (3.18%) Internet

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 15 (2.27%) SAS
2 14 (2.12%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.21%) CMS
3 8 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.45%) Confluence
6 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (0.45%) JBoss
7 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.30%) Liferay
7 2 (0.30%) Magnolia
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.15%) Drupal
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.15%) CICS
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (5.45%) MS Project
2 30 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.54%) MS Office
3 15 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.30%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (0.61%) VisionPLUS
2 4 (0.61%) Eikon
3 3 (0.45%) Finacle
3 3 (0.45%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.45%) Summit
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.06%) SaaS
2 2 (0.30%) Force.com
2 2 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.15%) GitHub
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.18%) Internet
2 11 (1.66%) ATM
3 5 (0.76%) Intranet
4 4 (0.61%) Firewall
4 4 (0.61%) HTTP
4 4 (0.61%) SSL
5 3 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (0.45%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.45%) Extranet
5 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.45%) DNS
6 2 (0.30%) 3G
7 1 (0.15%) 4G
7 1 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.12%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.82%) MS Access
3 12 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.21%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.06%) OLAP
8 6 (0.91%) Base SAS
8 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.30%) DataStage
12 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.30%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.91%) JIRA
2 6 (0.91%) Maven
3 5 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.61%) Gradle
4 4 (0.61%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.45%) Subversion
6 2 (0.30%) Ant
6 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.30%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.30%) FishEye
7 1 (0.15%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.15%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
General
1 661 (100.00%) Banking
1 661 (100.00%) Retail
2 451 (68.23%) Finance
3 22 (3.33%) Legal
4 21 (3.18%) Marketing
5 19 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.12%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
7 7 (1.06%) Front Office
8 6 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.76%) International Banking
10 4 (0.61%) Law
11 3 (0.45%) Advertising
11 3 (0.45%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 263 (39.79%) Analyst
2 182 (27.53%) Business Analyst
3 135 (20.42%) Project Manager
4 47 (7.11%) Developer
5 39 (5.90%) Senior Analyst
5 39 (5.90%) Banking Business Analyst
6 33 (4.99%) Architect
7 30 (4.54%) Senior Business Analyst
8 27 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 27 (4.08%) Financial Business Analyst
9 26 (3.93%) Senior Manager
10 24 (3.63%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 20 (3.03%) PMO Analyst
12 19 (2.87%) Test Manager
13 18 (2.72%) Programme Manager
14 16 (2.42%) Senior Project Manager
14 16 (2.42%) Implementation Manager
15 15 (2.27%) PMO Manager
15 15 (2.27%) Consultant
15 15 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.72%) .NET
2 14 (2.12%) HTML
3 11 (1.66%) CSS
4 8 (1.21%) RESTful
5 7 (1.06%) Middleware
6 6 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (0.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (0.91%) Apache Cordova
6 6 (0.91%) Sencha Touch
7 4 (0.61%) REST
7 4 (0.61%) PhoneGap
8 3 (0.45%) jQuery
8 3 (0.45%) Spring
8 3 (0.45%) JSP
8 3 (0.45%) Servlets
9 2 (0.30%) JMX
9 2 (0.30%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.30%) J2EE
9 2 (0.30%) SOAP
9 2 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.14%) Online Banking
3 24 (3.63%) User Experience
4 19 (2.87%) Mobile Banking
5 16 (2.42%) Credit Risk
6 12 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.21%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.21%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.06%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.91%) PMI
10 6 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.91%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.76%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.61%) Statistics
12 4 (0.61%) iPhone
12 4 (0.61%) iPad
13 3 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.45%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.93%) Windows
2 16 (2.42%) Linux
3 13 (1.97%) Android
4 12 (1.82%) UNIX
4 12 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.21%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (32.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 115 (17.40%) Project Management
3 77 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (11.04%) Business Analysis
5 56 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 56 (8.47%) Change Management
6 46 (6.96%) Migration
7 44 (6.66%) PRINCE2
8 34 (5.14%) Waterfall
9 31 (4.69%) Risk Management
9 31 (4.69%) E-Commerce
9 31 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 25 (3.78%) Scrum
11 24 (3.63%) Data Analysis
12 22 (3.33%) Use Case
13 20 (3.03%) Data Modelling
13 20 (3.03%) Change Control
13 20 (3.03%) Business Transformation
14 19 (2.87%) Programme Management
15 18 (2.72%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (6.96%) SQL
2 20 (3.03%) Java
3 19 (2.87%) VBA
4 16 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.06%) C#
6 5 (0.76%) C++
7 4 (0.61%) C
7 4 (0.61%) Perl
8 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.30%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.30%) VB
9 2 (0.30%) Python
9 2 (0.30%) PL/1
9 2 (0.30%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.15%) XPath
10 1 (0.15%) XQuery
10 1 (0.15%) VBScript
10 1 (0.15%) RPG
10 1 (0.15%) COBOL
10 1 (0.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (2.42%) ISEB
3 15 (2.27%) Degree
4 10 (1.51%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.91%) PMP
7 5 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.45%) CCA
9 2 (0.30%) ACCA
9 2 (0.30%) CIMA
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.30%) CBAP
10 1 (0.15%) APMP
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.12%) QA
2 7 (1.06%) FATCA
3 4 (0.61%) COBIT
4 3 (0.45%) EMIR
4 3 (0.45%) COREP
4 3 (0.45%) FINREP
4 3 (0.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.30%) COSO
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 13 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (6.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (2.87%) Oracle
3 14 (2.12%) IBM
4 13 (1.97%) SAP
5 12 (1.82%) Teradata
6 8 (1.21%) Apple
7 7 (1.06%) Unisys
7 7 (1.06%) HP
8 6 (0.91%) Sencha
9 5 (0.76%) ICL
9 5 (0.76%) Adobe
9 5 (0.76%) Cognos
10 4 (0.61%) FatWire
10 4 (0.61%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.61%) EMC
10 4 (0.61%) Lotus
10 4 (0.61%) Reuters
10 4 (0.61%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.45%) F5
11 3 (0.45%) ServiceNow
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