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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 240 168 112
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -56
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 451 487 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 1.13% 1.73%
As % of the General category 2.24% 2.62% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 387 668
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20142 18566 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.24% 43.09% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12736 11532 15275
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 593 781
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £12.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -40 234 £450 -5.26% 39
South West -18 70 £420 +13.51% 8
Yorkshire +10 59 £330 -9.58% 4
North West -37 30 £404 +9.18% 9
East Midlands +4 27 £500 +49.25% 2
South East -20 21 £380 +1.33% 4
West Midlands -12 7 £450 +24.13% 3
North East -36 2 £350 -17.64% 3
East of England - - - - 2
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 809 (100.00%) Banking
1 809 (100.00%) Retail
2 465 (57.48%) Finance
3 187 (23.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 142 (17.55%) Project Management
5 100 (12.36%) Change Management
6 65 (8.03%) SQL
7 63 (7.79%) MS Excel
7 63 (7.79%) Business Analysis
8 55 (6.80%) PRINCE2
9 50 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 49 (6.06%) MS Project
10 49 (6.06%) Microsoft
11 44 (5.44%) Investment Banking
12 41 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
13 39 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (4.45%) Change Control
15 35 (4.33%) Migration
15 35 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
16 33 (4.08%) Oracle
16 33 (4.08%) SQL Server
16 33 (4.08%) Internet
17 32 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
18 30 (3.71%) Test Scripting
18 30 (3.71%) ISEB
19 29 (3.58%) Legal
19 29 (3.58%) Java
20 28 (3.46%) Programme Management
20 28 (3.46%) Data Analysis
21 27 (3.34%) Risk Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (3.09%) SAS
2 21 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.48%) CMS
4 4 (0.49%) IIS
4 4 (0.49%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.25%) CICS
5 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.25%) Apache
5 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.12%) Gentran
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.12%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.12%) FileNet
Applications
1 63 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 49 (6.06%) MS Project
3 41 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.35%) MS Office
5 16 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.74%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.25%) SPSS
8 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Exstream
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.74%) Taleo
2 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.08%) Internet
2 10 (1.24%) ATM
3 5 (0.62%) Intranet
3 5 (0.62%) Firewall
4 4 (0.49%) LDAP
5 3 (0.37%) NFC
6 2 (0.25%) DMZ
6 2 (0.25%) FTP
6 2 (0.25%) HTTP
6 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.25%) SSL
6 2 (0.25%) Network Security
6 2 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.12%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.36%) ReportNet
6 11 (1.36%) Cognos Powerplay
6 11 (1.36%) DTS
7 10 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.87%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.25%) DB2
9 2 (0.25%) OLAP
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.25%) MS Access
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.25%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.62%) Maven
3 3 (0.37%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.25%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.25%) Selenium
4 2 (0.25%) Subversion
4 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.12%) Hudson
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) LSMW
5 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 809 (100.00%) Banking
1 809 (100.00%) Retail
2 465 (57.48%) Finance
3 44 (5.44%) Investment Banking
4 29 (3.58%) Legal
5 23 (2.84%) Financial Institution
6 14 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.48%) Marketing
8 11 (1.36%) German Language
8 11 (1.36%) Private Banking
9 9 (1.11%) Back Office
10 7 (0.87%) Advertising
11 6 (0.74%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Publishing
13 3 (0.37%) Automotive
13 3 (0.37%) Front Office
14 2 (0.25%) Games
14 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (34.61%) Analyst
2 188 (23.24%) Project Manager
3 163 (20.15%) Business Analyst
4 57 (7.05%) Developer
5 55 (6.80%) Architect
6 48 (5.93%) Test Analyst
7 35 (4.33%) PMO Analyst
8 34 (4.20%) Programme Manager
8 34 (4.20%) Senior Manager
9 32 (3.96%) Business Manager
10 30 (3.71%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (3.46%) Test Manager
12 27 (3.34%) Consultant
12 27 (3.34%) Senior Business Analyst
13 23 (2.84%) Banking Business Analyst
13 23 (2.84%) Senior Project Manager
13 23 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (2.72%) Designer
15 21 (2.60%) Change Manager
16 17 (2.10%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.60%) HTML
2 18 (2.22%) .NET
3 17 (2.10%) ASP.NET
4 8 (0.99%) J2EE
5 7 (0.87%) Web Services
6 5 (0.62%) JSP
6 5 (0.62%) SOAP
6 5 (0.62%) Middleware
7 4 (0.49%) XML
7 4 (0.49%) REST
8 3 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.37%) HTML5
8 3 (0.37%) Spring
8 3 (0.37%) Dojo
8 3 (0.37%) jQuery
8 3 (0.37%) JSON
8 3 (0.37%) MDX
8 3 (0.37%) CSS
8 3 (0.37%) JMS
9 2 (0.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (2.97%) Credit Risk
2 22 (2.72%) Online Banking
2 22 (2.72%) Mobile App
3 20 (2.47%) Mobile Banking
4 13 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.48%) Data Extraction
6 11 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
8 8 (0.99%) SWIFT
9 7 (0.87%) PMI
10 6 (0.74%) Equities
10 6 (0.74%) APACS
11 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.62%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.62%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.62%) GIS
12 4 (0.49%) IVR
12 4 (0.49%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.97%) UNIX
2 11 (1.36%) Windows
3 8 (0.99%) Android
4 2 (0.25%) Solaris
4 2 (0.25%) Linux
4 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (23.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 142 (17.55%) Project Management
3 100 (12.36%) Change Management
4 63 (7.79%) Business Analysis
5 55 (6.80%) PRINCE2
6 50 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (4.45%) Change Control
9 35 (4.33%) Migration
10 30 (3.71%) Test Scripting
11 28 (3.46%) Programme Management
11 28 (3.46%) Data Analysis
12 27 (3.34%) Risk Management
12 27 (3.34%) E-Commerce
12 27 (3.34%) Data Modelling
13 24 (2.97%) Analytics
14 22 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (2.60%) Business Transformation
15 21 (2.60%) Data Migration
16 20 (2.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 65 (8.03%) SQL
2 29 (3.58%) Java
3 20 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.10%) VBA
5 14 (1.73%) VB
6 11 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 6 (0.74%) C#
8 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.25%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.12%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.12%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.12%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.12%) C++
9 1 (0.12%) COBOL
9 1 (0.12%) C
9 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.12%) RPG
9 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.12%) JCL
Qualifications
1 30 (3.71%) ISEB
2 15 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (1.48%) Degree
4 11 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.62%) PMP
7 4 (0.49%) ACCA
7 4 (0.49%) CIMA
8 2 (0.25%) CISSP
8 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.25%) CFA
9 1 (0.12%) APMP
9 1 (0.12%) CRISC
9 1 (0.12%) CEH
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) CCNP
9 1 (0.12%) CCNA
9 1 (0.12%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.09%) QA
2 6 (0.74%) FATCA
2 6 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.37%) Basel III
3 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.12%) COREP
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) WAI
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 49 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.08%) Oracle
3 24 (2.97%) SAP
4 15 (1.85%) Cognos
5 12 (1.48%) Teradata
5 12 (1.48%) JD Edwards
6 9 (1.11%) Sybase
7 8 (0.99%) Business Objects
8 7 (0.87%) HP
9 6 (0.74%) Unisys
9 6 (0.74%) ICL
10 5 (0.62%) Pega
10 5 (0.62%) IBM
11 4 (0.49%) Informatica
11 4 (0.49%) Norkom
12 3 (0.37%) F5
12 3 (0.37%) Actimize
12 3 (0.37%) Cisco
12 3 (0.37%) CA
12 3 (0.37%) Niku
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