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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 295 216 131
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -85
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 335 463 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.96% 1.53%
As % of the General category 1.65% 2.26% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 393 619
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£450 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £327 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £170.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -94.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
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
20321 20514 23481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.89% 42.53% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12663 13063 14186
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 508 549 688
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -33 181 £450 -0.27% 40
South West -41 56 £425 +7.32% 9
Yorkshire -2 35 £427 +13.93% 15
North West -21 22 £450 -2.70% 10
South East +4 19 £398 +0.50% 4
East Midlands -7 12 £488 +14.76% 6
West Midlands -24 5 £450 +13.92% 4
East of England -18 3 £494 +49.62% 2
North East - - - -
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 674 (100.00%) Banking
1 674 (100.00%) Retail
2 391 (58.01%) Finance
3 180 (26.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (12.17%) Project Management
5 69 (10.24%) Change Management
6 57 (8.46%) SQL
6 57 (8.46%) Business Analysis
7 55 (8.16%) Microsoft
8 54 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (6.23%) MS Excel
12 40 (5.93%) MS Project
13 32 (4.75%) Migration
13 32 (4.75%) PRINCE2
14 31 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
15 30 (4.45%) Data Analysis
15 30 (4.45%) QA
15 30 (4.45%) Oracle
16 29 (4.30%) E-Commerce
16 29 (4.30%) Credit Risk
17 28 (4.15%) MS Office
17 28 (4.15%) User Experience
18 27 (4.01%) Test Scripting
19 26 (3.86%) Investment Banking
19 26 (3.86%) SQL Server
19 26 (3.86%) MS Visio
20 25 (3.71%) Internet
20 25 (3.71%) Programme Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (2.67%) SAS
2 10 (1.48%) CMS
3 9 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (0.59%) IIS
6 3 (0.45%) CICS
6 3 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.93%) MS Project
3 31 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (4.15%) MS Office
5 26 (3.86%) MS Visio
6 16 (2.37%) Photoshop
6 16 (2.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Temenos T24
1 3 (0.45%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.89%) SaaS
2 2 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.71%) Internet
2 9 (1.34%) Firewall
3 7 (1.04%) ATM
4 4 (0.59%) LDAP
4 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.59%) Intranet
5 3 (0.45%) Network Security
5 3 (0.45%) DNS
6 2 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.30%) LAN
6 2 (0.30%) WAN
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.15%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.15%) DMZ
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) HTTP
7 1 (0.15%) SSL
7 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.04%) OLAP
8 6 (0.89%) MS Access
8 6 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
9 5 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (0.74%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.59%) DB2
10 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Toad
2 4 (0.59%) Rational Rose
2 4 (0.59%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.30%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.30%) Subversion
3 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 674 (100.00%) Banking
1 674 (100.00%) Retail
2 391 (58.01%) Finance
3 26 (3.86%) Investment Banking
4 19 (2.82%) Back Office
5 15 (2.23%) Marketing
6 9 (1.34%) Front Office
6 9 (1.34%) Legal
7 8 (1.19%) Private Banking
8 7 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
8 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.89%) International Banking
10 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.30%) Advertising
12 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.30%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 257 (38.13%) Analyst
2 164 (24.33%) Business Analyst
3 118 (17.51%) Project Manager
4 44 (6.53%) Architect
5 41 (6.08%) Banking Business Analyst
6 34 (5.04%) Developer
6 34 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
7 33 (4.90%) Test Analyst
8 31 (4.60%) Programme Manager
8 31 (4.60%) Senior Business Analyst
8 31 (4.60%) Designer
9 27 (4.01%) PMO Analyst
10 24 (3.56%) Senior Manager
11 21 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.12%) PMO Manager
12 16 (2.37%) Consultant
13 13 (1.93%) Programme Analyst
13 13 (1.93%) Programme Office Analyst
13 13 (1.93%) Senior Project Manager
14 12 (1.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.48%) .NET
2 8 (1.19%) HTML
3 6 (0.89%) JSP
3 6 (0.89%) JMS
3 6 (0.89%) Middleware
4 5 (0.74%) SOAP
4 5 (0.74%) Web Services
5 4 (0.59%) XML
6 3 (0.45%) JNDI
6 3 (0.45%) J2EE
6 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.45%) CSS
6 3 (0.45%) JDBC
6 3 (0.45%) REST
7 2 (0.30%) HTML5
7 2 (0.30%) DOM
7 2 (0.30%) JMX
7 2 (0.30%) JSON
8 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.30%) Credit Risk
3 28 (4.15%) User Experience
4 22 (3.26%) Mobile Banking
5 18 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 17 (2.52%) Online Banking
7 15 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.78%) Copywriting
9 11 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.19%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.04%) Data Extraction
11 7 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (0.89%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (0.74%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.74%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.59%) IVR
14 4 (0.59%) Handset
14 4 (0.59%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.93%) Windows
2 11 (1.63%) UNIX
3 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (0.74%) Linux
4 4 (0.59%) Solaris
4 4 (0.59%) Android
5 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.15%) MVS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.15%) AIX
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (26.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 82 (12.17%) Project Management
3 69 (10.24%) Change Management
4 57 (8.46%) Business Analysis
5 49 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 46 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (4.75%) Migration
7 32 (4.75%) PRINCE2
8 30 (4.45%) Data Analysis
9 29 (4.30%) E-Commerce
10 27 (4.01%) Test Scripting
11 25 (3.71%) Programme Management
12 23 (3.41%) Change Control
12 23 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (3.12%) Project Planning
14 18 (2.67%) Risk Management
14 18 (2.67%) Information Management
14 18 (2.67%) Business Transformation
15 17 (2.52%) Waterfall
15 17 (2.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 57 (8.46%) SQL
2 18 (2.67%) VBA
3 13 (1.93%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.19%) Java
5 7 (1.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.59%) C
6 4 (0.59%) C#
7 3 (0.45%) SAS Macro
7 3 (0.45%) C++
7 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.30%) VB
8 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.15%) XAML
9 1 (0.15%) REXX
9 1 (0.15%) JCL
9 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.15%) VBScript
9 1 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (3.56%) Degree
2 13 (1.93%) ISEB
3 8 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (0.89%) PMI Certification
4 6 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.59%) SAS Certification
5 4 (0.59%) CISSP
5 4 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.45%) CISM
6 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.45%) PMP
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.30%) CCNP
7 2 (0.30%) CCSA
7 2 (0.30%) CCSE
8 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.45%) QA
2 5 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.45%) SLA
4 3 (0.45%) FATCA
5 2 (0.30%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.30%) XenApp
3 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (3.56%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.30%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.30%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Nagios
4 1 (0.15%) SCOM
4 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.15%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 55 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.45%) Oracle
3 12 (1.78%) IBM
3 12 (1.78%) Business Objects
3 12 (1.78%) SAP
4 10 (1.48%) Unisys
5 9 (1.34%) Sybase
6 8 (1.19%) Teradata
7 7 (1.04%) ICL
8 6 (0.89%) Cisco
8 6 (0.89%) HP
8 6 (0.89%) VMware
9 4 (0.59%) Fiserv
9 4 (0.59%) Tableau
9 4 (0.59%) Adobe
9 4 (0.59%) Citrix
9 4 (0.59%) Informatica
9 4 (0.59%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.45%) Niku
10 3 (0.45%) Siebel
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