The first 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 28 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 England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 277 191 150
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -41
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 329 508 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 1.09% 1.33%
As % of the General category 1.72% 2.53% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 428 537
Average daily rate
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£435 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1650.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19095 20091 23566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.67% 43.12% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12101 12645 14376
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 576 679
Average hourly rate £20.59 £23.21 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.28% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Retail Banking
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 -45 177 £455 +1.00% 30
South West -47 55 £425 +9.67% 6
Yorkshire -18 28 £385 - 10
East Midlands -5 20 £475 -0.10% 3
South East -32 20 £386 -5.10% 4
North West -27 18 £450 +5.88% 6
West Midlands -11 6 £300 -30.23%
East of England -31 3 £425 +68.31% 3
North East -29 1 - - 2
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 750 (100.00%) Banking
1 750 (100.00%) Retail
2 453 (60.40%) Finance
3 196 (26.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (13.20%) Project Management
5 93 (12.40%) Change Management
6 66 (8.80%) Business Analysis
7 56 (7.47%) Microsoft
8 55 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 54 (7.20%) SQL
10 52 (6.93%) MS Project
11 48 (6.40%) MS Excel
12 42 (5.60%) PRINCE2
13 41 (5.47%) Data Analysis
14 40 (5.33%) Migration
15 35 (4.67%) SQL Server
16 32 (4.27%) Oracle
16 32 (4.27%) Test Scripting
16 32 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
17 31 (4.13%) Investment Banking
18 30 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (4.00%) QA
18 30 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
18 30 (4.00%) Programme Management
19 29 (3.87%) Change Control
20 28 (3.73%) E-Commerce
20 28 (3.73%) Internet
21 26 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
22 25 (3.33%) Risk Management
22 25 (3.33%) MS Visio

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (1.73%) SAS
2 12 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.47%) CMS
4 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.40%) CICS
6 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.27%) IIS
6 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.13%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.13%) FileNet
Applications
1 52 (6.93%) MS Project
2 48 (6.40%) MS Excel
3 32 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 22 (2.93%) MS Office
6 12 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (1.60%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
1 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.53%) Taleo
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.73%) Internet
2 9 (1.20%) Firewall
3 6 (0.80%) ATM
4 4 (0.53%) LDAP
4 4 (0.53%) Intranet
5 3 (0.40%) Network Security
6 2 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.27%) HTTP
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.13%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) DMZ
7 1 (0.13%) LAN
7 1 (0.13%) WAN
7 1 (0.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.13%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.93%) MS Access
8 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.53%) DB2
9 4 (0.53%) OLAP
9 4 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.27%) Cognos Transformer
11 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.27%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Rational Rose
2 4 (0.53%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.40%) Subversion
4 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.13%) Hudson
5 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) Maven
5 1 (0.13%) Selenium
5 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.13%) LSMW
General
1 750 (100.00%) Banking
1 750 (100.00%) Retail
2 453 (60.40%) Finance
3 31 (4.13%) Investment Banking
4 18 (2.40%) Back Office
5 16 (2.13%) Marketing
6 12 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.47%) Legal
7 11 (1.47%) German Language
8 10 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.07%) Private Banking
10 7 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.67%) Front Office
12 3 (0.40%) Advertising
12 3 (0.40%) Publishing
12 3 (0.40%) International Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Automotive
12 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 261 (34.80%) Analyst
2 157 (20.93%) Business Analyst
3 147 (19.60%) Project Manager
4 54 (7.20%) Architect
5 41 (5.47%) Developer
6 38 (5.07%) Test Analyst
7 36 (4.80%) PMO Analyst
8 33 (4.40%) Programme Manager
9 32 (4.27%) Senior Manager
10 30 (4.00%) Designer
11 29 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
12 28 (3.73%) Consultant
13 27 (3.60%) Banking Business Analyst
14 26 (3.47%) Senior Business Analyst
15 22 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
16 21 (2.80%) Change Manager
17 18 (2.40%) Test Manager
18 17 (2.27%) Business Manager
19 16 (2.13%) Programme Office Analyst
19 16 (2.13%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.40%) HTML
2 10 (1.33%) .NET
3 9 (1.20%) JSP
4 8 (1.07%) SOAP
4 8 (1.07%) Web Services
5 7 (0.93%) JMS
5 7 (0.93%) REST
6 6 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.80%) J2EE
7 5 (0.67%) CSS
7 5 (0.67%) Middleware
7 5 (0.67%) XML
8 4 (0.53%) HTML5
8 4 (0.53%) JSON
9 3 (0.40%) Spring
9 3 (0.40%) Dojo
9 3 (0.40%) jQuery
9 3 (0.40%) XSLT
10 2 (0.27%) XHTML
10 2 (0.27%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.07%) Mobile Banking
2 21 (2.80%) Online Banking
3 19 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.40%) Credit Risk
5 12 (1.60%) Copywriting
5 12 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.20%) Data Extraction
6 9 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (1.07%) SWIFT
7 8 (1.07%) Visualisation
8 7 (0.93%) APACS
8 7 (0.93%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.53%) IVR
9 4 (0.53%) Handset
9 4 (0.53%) PMI
9 4 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.53%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.47%) UNIX
2 10 (1.33%) Windows
3 4 (0.53%) Solaris
4 3 (0.40%) Linux
4 3 (0.40%) Android
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.13%) AIX
6 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.13%) MVS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (26.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 99 (13.20%) Project Management
3 93 (12.40%) Change Management
4 66 (8.80%) Business Analysis
5 55 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 42 (5.60%) PRINCE2
7 41 (5.47%) Data Analysis
8 40 (5.33%) Migration
9 32 (4.27%) Test Scripting
10 30 (4.00%) Programme Management
10 30 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (3.87%) Change Control
12 28 (3.73%) E-Commerce
13 25 (3.33%) Risk Management
14 23 (3.07%) Business Transformation
15 22 (2.93%) Project Planning
16 21 (2.80%) Data Modelling
16 21 (2.80%) Information Management
17 20 (2.67%) Resource Management
17 20 (2.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 54 (7.20%) SQL
2 19 (2.53%) VBA
3 16 (2.13%) Java
3 16 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.60%) T-SQL
5 7 (0.93%) C#
6 4 (0.53%) VB
7 3 (0.40%) C
8 2 (0.27%) SAS Macro
8 2 (0.27%) C++
9 1 (0.13%) COBOL
9 1 (0.13%) VBScript
9 1 (0.13%) Perl
9 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.13%) REXX
9 1 (0.13%) JCL
Qualifications
1 21 (2.80%) Degree
2 18 (2.40%) ISEB
3 10 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) PMP
7 3 (0.40%) CISSP
7 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.27%) CCNP
8 2 (0.27%) CCSA
8 2 (0.27%) CCSE
8 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.13%) IIBA
9 1 (0.13%) CBAP
9 1 (0.13%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.00%) QA
2 6 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.40%) FATCA
3 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.40%) Basel III
3 3 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) COREP
4 1 (0.13%) GAAP
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
4 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.27%) XenApp
3 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.27%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.27%) Puppet
3 2 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.13%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (7.47%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.27%) Oracle
3 14 (1.87%) SAP
4 11 (1.47%) Sybase
5 10 (1.33%) Unisys
6 9 (1.20%) ICL
7 8 (1.07%) Business Objects
8 7 (0.93%) IBM
9 6 (0.80%) HP
9 6 (0.80%) Teradata
10 5 (0.67%) Cisco
10 5 (0.67%) Niku
10 5 (0.67%) Informatica
11 4 (0.53%) Siebel
11 4 (0.53%) Adobe
11 4 (0.53%) Tableau
12 3 (0.40%) TSYS
12 3 (0.40%) F5
12 3 (0.40%) Cognos
12 3 (0.40%) CheckPoint
South East
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £451 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £565 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago