The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 230 212 157
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -55
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 174 205 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.93% 1.32%
As % of the General category 1.78% 1.99% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 149 234
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Retail Banking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9754 10280 10102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.86% 46.83% 50.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6966 7120 7237
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 189 126
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £67.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in London

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the London region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in London

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in London

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the London region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in London

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 March 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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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
City of London +15 62 £425 -10.52% 29
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 346 (100.00%) Banking
1 346 (100.00%) Retail
2 179 (51.73%) Finance
3 95 (27.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (18.50%) Project Management
5 46 (13.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 44 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (9.83%) Business Analysis
8 33 (9.54%) Waterfall
9 28 (8.09%) SQL
10 26 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (6.65%) MS Office
11 23 (6.65%) E-Commerce
12 21 (6.07%) MS Project
12 21 (6.07%) PRINCE2
13 20 (5.78%) MS Excel
14 19 (5.49%) Microsoft
15 18 (5.20%) Use Case
16 17 (4.91%) User Experience
16 17 (4.91%) VBA
16 17 (4.91%) Legal
16 17 (4.91%) Financial Institution
17 16 (4.62%) Data Analysis
17 16 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 15 (4.34%) QA
18 15 (4.34%) Risk Management
18 15 (4.34%) Migration
18 15 (4.34%) Oracle
19 14 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (4.05%) Service Delivery

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (2.89%) CMS
2 5 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.87%) SAS
4 3 (0.87%) JBoss
4 3 (0.87%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.58%) Magnolia
5 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.58%) Liferay
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.29%) Drupal
6 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 23 (6.65%) MS Office
2 21 (6.07%) MS Project
3 20 (5.78%) MS Excel
4 13 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.73%) Photoshop
7 5 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.29%) DOC1
8 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.87%) Eikon
3 2 (0.58%) Finacle
3 2 (0.58%) Summit
3 2 (0.58%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.60%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) Force.com
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.29%) GitHub
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.73%) ATM
2 4 (1.16%) Internet
3 2 (0.58%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) 4G
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.47%) MS Access
2 12 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.18%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.60%) Data Mining
6 8 (2.31%) OLAP
7 4 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.58%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.29%) MySQL
10 1 (0.29%) QlikView
10 1 (0.29%) Redis
10 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Maven
1 4 (1.16%) JIRA
2 3 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.58%) Gradle
3 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.29%) Xcode
4 1 (0.29%) Subversion
4 1 (0.29%) Ant
4 1 (0.29%) JUnit
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.29%) Android Studio
General
1 346 (100.00%) Banking
1 346 (100.00%) Retail
2 179 (51.73%) Finance
3 17 (4.91%) Legal
3 17 (4.91%) Financial Institution
4 12 (3.47%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.47%) International Banking
5 10 (2.89%) Marketing
6 6 (1.73%) Front Office
7 4 (1.16%) Back Office
8 3 (0.87%) Advertising
8 3 (0.87%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (39.31%) Analyst
2 88 (25.43%) Business Analyst
3 65 (18.79%) Project Manager
4 30 (8.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 26 (7.51%) Developer
6 17 (4.91%) Test Analyst
7 13 (3.76%) Programme Manager
7 13 (3.76%) PMO Manager
8 10 (2.89%) Digital Project Manager
8 10 (2.89%) Test Manager
8 10 (2.89%) Senior Manager
8 10 (2.89%) Implementation Manager
9 9 (2.60%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (2.60%) SQL Developer
9 9 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (2.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (2.60%) Support Engineer
9 9 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (2.60%) Desktop Support
9 9 (2.60%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.60%) .NET
1 9 (2.60%) Middleware
2 4 (1.16%) HTML
2 4 (1.16%) Spring
2 4 (1.16%) CSS
3 3 (0.87%) Servlets
3 3 (0.87%) Hibernate
3 3 (0.87%) RESTful
4 2 (0.58%) JSR 170
4 2 (0.58%) WebCenter
4 2 (0.58%) OSGi
4 2 (0.58%) Backbone.js
4 2 (0.58%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (0.58%) Apache Sling
4 2 (0.58%) Apache Felix
4 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.58%) Apache CXF
4 2 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.58%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.91%) User Experience
3 13 (3.76%) Online Banking
4 9 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
4 9 (2.60%) SWIFT
5 8 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.31%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.73%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.45%) PMI
7 5 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.87%) Copywriting
9 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.87%) iPad
9 3 (0.87%) iPhone
10 2 (0.58%) iSeries
10 2 (0.58%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.76%) Windows
2 11 (3.18%) Linux
3 9 (2.60%) Windows XP
3 9 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.02%) Android
6 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.16%) UNIX
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (27.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 64 (18.50%) Project Management
3 46 (13.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 44 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (9.83%) Business Analysis
6 33 (9.54%) Waterfall
7 23 (6.65%) E-Commerce
8 21 (6.07%) PRINCE2
9 18 (5.20%) Use Case
10 16 (4.62%) Data Analysis
10 16 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 15 (4.34%) Migration
11 15 (4.34%) Risk Management
12 14 (4.05%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.76%) Scrum
14 12 (3.47%) Programme Management
14 12 (3.47%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (3.47%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (3.18%) Workflow
15 11 (3.18%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.09%) SQL
2 17 (4.91%) VBA
3 10 (2.89%) Java
4 6 (1.73%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.58%) C++
5 2 (0.58%) COBOL
5 2 (0.58%) RPG
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.29%) XQuery
6 1 (0.29%) PL/1
6 1 (0.29%) XPath
6 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 12 (3.47%) Degree
2 8 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.73%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.73%) ISEB
4 5 (1.45%) VCP4
5 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.29%) CISSP
7 1 (0.29%) CBAP
7 1 (0.29%) CRISC
7 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.29%) ACCA
7 1 (0.29%) CISA
7 1 (0.29%) CIMA
7 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.34%) QA
2 6 (1.73%) COBIT
3 4 (1.16%) FATCA
4 2 (0.58%) COSO
4 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.29%) BS7799
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) EMIR
5 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (5.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.34%) Oracle
3 8 (2.31%) Apple
3 8 (2.31%) Teradata
4 6 (1.73%) Adobe
4 6 (1.73%) IBM
5 5 (1.45%) HP
5 5 (1.45%) Fiserv
6 4 (1.16%) Avaloq
7 3 (0.87%) GoldenSource
7 3 (0.87%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.87%) Lotus
7 3 (0.87%) Reuters
7 3 (0.87%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.87%) FatWire
8 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.58%) EMC
8 2 (0.58%) Temenos
8 2 (0.58%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.58%) SAP
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