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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 308 292 254
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -38
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 301 330 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.72% 0.83%
As % of the General category 1.66% 1.85% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 251 290
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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
18182 17872 18059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.53% 38.78% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11922 11662 11396
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £611 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 412 573
Average hourly rate £31.42 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 174 £497 +14.13% 43
North West -12 36 £450 - 1
South East +19 27 £353 -19.31% 2
Yorkshire -23 22 £380 -6.28% 2
South West -33 10 £395 -18.97% 3
East of England +4 8 £475 -26.92%
North East -18 7 £513 -
Midlands - 7 £450 -
West Midlands -22 6 £450 +5.88% 4
East Midlands -13 4 £400 -11.11%
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 669 (100.00%) Banking
1 669 (100.00%) Retail
2 413 (61.73%) Finance
3 164 (24.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (11.06%) Project Management
6 62 (9.27%) Business Analysis
7 58 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (7.47%) Migration
9 44 (6.58%) Risk Management
9 44 (6.58%) SQL
10 37 (5.53%) MS Excel
11 36 (5.38%) Microsoft
12 35 (5.23%) SAS
13 34 (5.08%) Change Management
13 34 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (4.63%) Java
15 29 (4.33%) Windows
16 28 (4.19%) Analytics
17 26 (3.89%) MS Office
18 24 (3.59%) Software Testing
18 24 (3.59%) Investment Banking
18 24 (3.59%) User Experience
19 23 (3.44%) Mobile Banking
19 23 (3.44%) Online Banking
19 23 (3.44%) Credit Risk
20 22 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
21 21 (3.14%) Unix
21 21 (3.14%) SAP
21 21 (3.14%) Validation

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 35 (5.23%) SAS
2 18 (2.69%) IBM Notes
3 14 (2.09%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.45%) CICS
5 3 (0.45%) CMS
6 2 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) Node.js
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 37 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.89%) MS Office
3 14 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.49%) MS Project
5 8 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.20%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (2.54%) Eikon
2 12 (1.79%) Bankmaster
2 12 (1.79%) Finacle
2 12 (1.79%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.30%) BASE24
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (1.35%) SaaS
2 2 (0.30%) PaaS
2 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.94%) Internet
2 5 (0.75%) Firewall
2 5 (0.75%) Network Security
3 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.15%) ATM
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) SMS
5 1 (0.15%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.20%) DB2
4 8 (1.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 7 (1.05%) Big Data
5 7 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (0.75%) Base SAS
7 5 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.75%) QlikView
8 3 (0.45%) MS Access
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.30%) OLAP
9 2 (0.30%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.20%) Selenium
2 4 (0.60%) Axure RP
2 4 (0.60%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.60%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.45%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.45%) VisualAge
3 3 (0.45%) WebDriver
3 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (0.30%) Emacs
4 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.30%) JIRA
4 2 (0.30%) Maven
4 2 (0.30%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.15%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.15%) Gradle
5 1 (0.15%) JBehave
5 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 669 (100.00%) Banking
1 669 (100.00%) Retail
2 413 (61.73%) Finance
3 24 (3.59%) Investment Banking
4 12 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
4 12 (1.79%) Front Office
5 11 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.20%) Legal
6 8 (1.20%) Private Banking
7 7 (1.05%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.90%) Advertising
9 5 (0.75%) Back Office
9 5 (0.75%) Law
9 5 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.60%) Marketing
11 3 (0.45%) International Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 266 (39.76%) Analyst
2 160 (23.92%) Business Analyst
3 114 (17.04%) Banking Analyst
3 114 (17.04%) Project Manager
4 54 (8.07%) Developer
5 46 (6.88%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 42 (6.28%) Architect
7 38 (5.68%) Consultant
7 38 (5.68%) Test Analyst
8 35 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
9 28 (4.19%) Banking Business Analyst
10 27 (4.04%) Senior Business Analyst
11 23 (3.44%) Digital Analyst
12 21 (3.14%) Digital Business Analyst
13 20 (2.99%) Banking Project Manager
13 20 (2.99%) Data Analyst
13 20 (2.99%) Retail Banking Project Manager
14 19 (2.84%) Financial Analyst
14 19 (2.84%) Mortgage Business Analyst
14 19 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.54%) Web Services
2 11 (1.64%) .NET
3 10 (1.49%) HTML
4 9 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 9 (1.35%) jQuery
4 9 (1.35%) XML
5 8 (1.20%) Middleware
6 7 (1.05%) CSS
7 6 (0.90%) SOAP
7 6 (0.90%) Spring
8 5 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.75%) J2EE
8 5 (0.75%) REST
9 4 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.60%) HTML5
9 4 (0.60%) Java EE
9 4 (0.60%) RESTful
10 3 (0.45%) JSON
10 3 (0.45%) JSP
10 3 (0.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.59%) User Experience
3 23 (3.44%) Credit Risk
3 23 (3.44%) Mobile Banking
3 23 (3.44%) Online Banking
4 17 (2.54%) Blackberry
4 17 (2.54%) iPad
4 17 (2.54%) iPhone
5 15 (2.24%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.05%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.05%) Statistics
11 6 (0.90%) IVR
11 6 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (0.75%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.75%) Fintech
12 5 (0.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.33%) Windows
2 21 (3.14%) Unix
3 19 (2.84%) Linux
4 18 (2.69%) Windows 7
4 18 (2.69%) Windows XP
5 17 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.90%) Android
6 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.30%) zOS
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (24.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 93 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (11.06%) Project Management
4 62 (9.27%) Business Analysis
5 50 (7.47%) Migration
6 44 (6.58%) Risk Management
7 34 (5.08%) Change Management
7 34 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (4.19%) Analytics
9 24 (3.59%) Software Testing
10 21 (3.14%) Validation
11 20 (2.99%) PRINCE2
12 18 (2.69%) Portfolio Management
12 18 (2.69%) Scrum
12 18 (2.69%) Waterfall
12 18 (2.69%) Wealth Management
13 17 (2.54%) Data Analysis
13 17 (2.54%) Data Migration
14 16 (2.39%) Test Scripting
15 15 (2.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.58%) SQL
2 31 (4.63%) Java
3 16 (2.39%) JavaScript
4 12 (1.79%) C#
5 5 (0.75%) C++
5 5 (0.75%) VBA
6 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.45%) VB
7 2 (0.30%) Bourne shell
7 2 (0.30%) C
7 2 (0.30%) Python
8 1 (0.15%) ABAP
8 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.15%) Korn
8 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.15%) Perl
8 1 (0.15%) Scala
8 1 (0.15%) Tcl
8 1 (0.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (2.09%) Degree
2 13 (1.94%) ISEB
3 10 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.75%) PMP
6 4 (0.60%) SAS Certification
7 3 (0.45%) APMP
7 3 (0.45%) CIPD
7 3 (0.45%) MBA
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.30%) PhD
8 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.24%) QA
2 13 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.05%) SEPA
5 4 (0.60%) MiFID
6 3 (0.45%) FATCA
6 3 (0.45%) SLA
7 2 (0.30%) COREP
7 2 (0.30%) FINREP
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.15%) Docker
1 1 (0.15%) RACF
1 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (2.09%) Puppet
3 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.45%) Ansible
5 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.15%) zSecure
Vendors
1 36 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.14%) SAP
3 18 (2.69%) Lotus
4 17 (2.54%) Apple
4 17 (2.54%) Bloomberg
4 17 (2.54%) Oracle
4 17 (2.54%) Reuters
5 10 (1.49%) F5
6 9 (1.35%) IBM
6 9 (1.35%) Splunk
7 6 (0.90%) Teradata
8 4 (0.60%) Cisco
8 4 (0.60%) HP
8 4 (0.60%) TSYS
9 3 (0.45%) Citrix
10 2 (0.30%) Avaya
10 2 (0.30%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.30%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.30%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.15%) VocaLink
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