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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 277 234 183
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -51
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 322 369 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.83% 1.15%
As % of the General category 1.82% 2.01% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 288 415
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
17680 18317 16788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.79% 41.08% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11605 11612 10240
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 565 650
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 January 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 28 January 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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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 +19 184 £430 -6.31% 46
South West -17 46 £500 +26.26% 11
Yorkshire -26 34 £415 +25.75% 9
North West +4 28 £450 +6.38% 15
West Midlands -13 11 £425 - 6
East Midlands +4 8 £450 -5.26% 4
South East -17 8 £450 -2.70% 5
East of England -2 3 £600 -
North East - - - - 2
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 676 (100.00%) Banking
1 676 (100.00%) Retail
2 445 (65.83%) Finance
3 208 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 105 (15.53%) Project Management
5 76 (11.24%) Business Analysis
6 57 (8.43%) Change Management
7 55 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
8 54 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (7.69%) SQL
10 51 (7.54%) Microsoft
11 50 (7.40%) PRINCE2
12 43 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 42 (6.21%) MS Excel
14 41 (6.07%) MS Office
15 39 (5.77%) MS Project
16 38 (5.62%) Migration
17 37 (5.47%) Credit Risk
18 32 (4.73%) Waterfall
19 31 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
20 28 (4.14%) Business Transformation
21 27 (3.99%) Mobile Banking
22 26 (3.85%) Data Modelling
23 25 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 25 (3.70%) Risk Management
24 24 (3.55%) Programme Management
24 24 (3.55%) E-Commerce
25 23 (3.40%) Windows
25 23 (3.40%) SAS
25 23 (3.40%) Financial Institution

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 23 (3.40%) SAS
2 12 (1.78%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.63%) CMS
4 5 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.44%) CICS
5 3 (0.44%) IIS
5 3 (0.44%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.15%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) JBoss
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.07%) MS Office
3 39 (5.77%) MS Project
4 31 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.81%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.18%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.15%) SPSS
9 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.15%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (1.04%) VisionPLUS
3 5 (0.74%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.44%) Finacle
4 3 (0.44%) Eikon
4 3 (0.44%) Summit
5 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.78%) SaaS
2 4 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.30%) Force.com
4 1 (0.15%) GitHub
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.22%) Internet
2 14 (2.07%) ATM
3 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.44%) Intranet
4 2 (0.30%) Firewall
4 2 (0.30%) 3G
4 2 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) LAN
5 1 (0.15%) WAN
5 1 (0.15%) HTTP
5 1 (0.15%) PPP
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (2.37%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 13 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.48%) OLAP
6 10 (1.48%) MS Access
6 10 (1.48%) Data Mining
7 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.18%) Base SAS
8 7 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.59%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.44%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.44%) DB2
12 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Toad
1 5 (0.74%) JIRA
2 2 (0.30%) Maven
2 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.30%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.30%) Gradle
3 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.15%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.15%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.15%) ERwin
3 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.15%) Ant
3 1 (0.15%) JUnit
3 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.15%) Xcode
3 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 676 (100.00%) Banking
1 676 (100.00%) Retail
2 445 (65.83%) Finance
3 23 (3.40%) Financial Institution
4 21 (3.11%) Legal
5 17 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.92%) Marketing
7 11 (1.63%) International Banking
8 8 (1.18%) Front Office
9 6 (0.89%) Back Office
10 3 (0.44%) Advertising
10 3 (0.44%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 282 (41.72%) Analyst
2 192 (28.40%) Business Analyst
3 120 (17.75%) Project Manager
4 54 (7.99%) Architect
5 49 (7.25%) Banking Business Analyst
6 45 (6.66%) Developer
7 33 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 32 (4.73%) Senior Business Analyst
9 26 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
10 25 (3.70%) PMO Manager
10 25 (3.70%) Designer
11 24 (3.55%) Programme Manager
12 22 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (2.81%) Senior Manager
14 18 (2.66%) Test Analyst
15 17 (2.51%) Consultant
16 15 (2.22%) Financial Business Analyst
17 14 (2.07%) Lead Business Analyst
18 13 (1.92%) Senior Project Manager
18 13 (1.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.66%) .NET
2 9 (1.33%) Middleware
3 7 (1.04%) RESTful
4 6 (0.89%) HTML
4 6 (0.89%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (0.89%) Sencha Touch
5 5 (0.74%) REST
6 4 (0.59%) XML
6 4 (0.59%) CSS
6 4 (0.59%) PhoneGap
7 3 (0.44%) HTML5
8 2 (0.30%) Spring
8 2 (0.30%) JNDI
8 2 (0.30%) JMS
8 2 (0.30%) J2EE
8 2 (0.30%) JDBC
8 2 (0.30%) JSP
8 2 (0.30%) SOAP
8 2 (0.30%) Web Services
9 1 (0.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.47%) Credit Risk
3 27 (3.99%) Mobile Banking
4 21 (3.11%) User Experience
5 20 (2.96%) Online Banking
6 10 (1.48%) Reference Data
6 10 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.48%) SWIFT
7 9 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.18%) PMI
9 6 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.89%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.74%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.74%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.59%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.59%) Copywriting
11 4 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.40%) Windows
2 14 (2.07%) Android
2 14 (2.07%) Apple iOS
3 12 (1.78%) Linux
4 11 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.44%) UNIX
8 2 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 105 (15.53%) Project Management
3 76 (11.24%) Business Analysis
4 57 (8.43%) Change Management
5 54 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (7.40%) PRINCE2
7 43 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 38 (5.62%) Migration
9 32 (4.73%) Waterfall
10 28 (4.14%) Business Transformation
11 26 (3.85%) Data Modelling
12 25 (3.70%) Risk Management
13 24 (3.55%) Programme Management
13 24 (3.55%) E-Commerce
14 23 (3.40%) Service Delivery
14 23 (3.40%) Use Case
14 23 (3.40%) Change Control
15 22 (3.25%) Data Analysis
16 21 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (3.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (7.69%) SQL
2 22 (3.25%) VBA
3 10 (1.48%) Java
4 8 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.04%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.89%) C#
7 5 (0.74%) SAS Macro
8 3 (0.44%) COBOL
9 2 (0.30%) C
9 2 (0.30%) C++
9 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.30%) RPG
9 2 (0.30%) PL/1
10 1 (0.15%) XQuery
10 1 (0.15%) VB
10 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.15%) XAML
10 1 (0.15%) XPath
10 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (2.37%) Degree
3 13 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.33%) ISEB
5 7 (1.04%) PMP
6 4 (0.59%) SAS Certification
7 3 (0.44%) ACCA
7 3 (0.44%) CIMA
7 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.30%) CISA
8 2 (0.30%) CISM
8 2 (0.30%) CISSP
8 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.30%) APMP
9 1 (0.15%) CRISC
9 1 (0.15%) CBAP
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.40%) QA
2 7 (1.04%) COREP
3 6 (0.89%) COBIT
3 6 (0.89%) FATCA
4 5 (0.74%) FINREP
5 4 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.30%) COSO
7 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.30%) Basel II
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.15%) BS7799
8 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) SRDF
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (7.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.11%) SAP
3 19 (2.81%) Oracle
4 18 (2.66%) IBM
5 15 (2.22%) Unisys
6 13 (1.92%) Teradata
7 11 (1.63%) Business Objects
8 10 (1.48%) HP
9 9 (1.33%) VMware
10 8 (1.18%) ICL
10 8 (1.18%) Apple
10 8 (1.18%) EMC
10 8 (1.18%) Cisco
11 7 (1.04%) Citrix
11 7 (1.04%) Cognos
12 6 (0.89%) Sencha
12 6 (0.89%) Fiserv
13 5 (0.74%) Adobe
13 5 (0.74%) Avaloq
13 5 (0.74%) GoldenSource
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