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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 257 234 247
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 168 206 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.92% 0.76%
As % of the General category 1.82% 2.00% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 125 128
Median daily rate £500 £497 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £439
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.00
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
9212 10299 10612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.90% 45.83% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6642 7207 7826
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 119
Median hourly rate £22.84 £24.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +14.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £13.59 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 18 £538 +10.25% 4
Docklands, London - 5 £525 -
Canary Wharf +2 1 £375 -31.81%
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 349 (100.00%) Banking
1 349 (100.00%) Retail
2 192 (55.01%) Finance
3 101 (28.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (15.19%) Project Management
6 46 (13.18%) SQL
7 39 (11.17%) Java
8 38 (10.89%) Investment Banking
8 38 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (10.60%) Windows
10 31 (8.88%) MS Excel
11 28 (8.02%) Degree
11 28 (8.02%) Wealth Management
12 27 (7.74%) Risk Management
13 25 (7.16%) Business Analysis
14 24 (6.88%) Investment Management
14 24 (6.88%) Migration
14 24 (6.88%) Scrum
15 23 (6.59%) C#
15 23 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (6.59%) User Experience
16 22 (6.30%) Analytics
16 22 (6.30%) Data Analysis
16 22 (6.30%) Internet
17 21 (6.02%) Microsoft
17 21 (6.02%) MS Office
18 20 (5.73%) Windows Server
19 19 (5.44%) Management Information System
19 19 (5.44%) Corporate Banking

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (4.58%) SAS
2 13 (3.72%) IBM Notes
3 12 (3.44%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.15%) Confluence
4 4 (1.15%) JBoss
4 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.86%) Apache
5 3 (0.86%) IIS
5 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 31 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.02%) MS Office
3 10 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.86%) MS Project
5 3 (0.86%) SPSS
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) HipChat
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.72%) Eikon
2 2 (0.57%) Adaptiv
2 2 (0.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.57%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.29%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.29%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.86%) OpenShift
3 3 (0.86%) PaaS
4 2 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.30%) Internet
2 3 (0.86%) RTP
2 3 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.57%) ATM
3 2 (0.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) FCoE
4 1 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.29%) LAN
4 1 (0.29%) LDAP
4 1 (0.29%) Multicast
4 1 (0.29%) NAS
4 1 (0.29%) SAN
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
1 18 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (4.58%) Hadoop
3 16 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (4.30%) Big Data
5 13 (3.72%) QlikView
6 12 (3.44%) Apache Hive
6 12 (3.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 12 (3.44%) Snowflake Schema
6 12 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.86%) Spotfire
8 3 (0.86%) Squirro
9 2 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.29%) HBase
10 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (3.44%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.15%) Selenium
3 8 (2.29%) JIRA
4 6 (1.72%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.72%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.43%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.86%) JUnit
6 3 (0.86%) Maven
7 2 (0.57%) Ant
7 2 (0.57%) Appium
7 2 (0.57%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.57%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.29%) Grunt
8 1 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.29%) JMeter
8 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.29%) Subversion
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 349 (100.00%) Banking
1 349 (100.00%) Retail
2 192 (55.01%) Finance
3 38 (10.89%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.44%) Corporate Banking
5 12 (3.44%) Advertising
6 9 (2.58%) Private Banking
7 8 (2.29%) Marketing
8 7 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.01%) Law
9 5 (1.43%) Legal
10 4 (1.15%) Front Office
10 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.86%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.86%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (27.79%) Analyst
2 60 (17.19%) Business Analyst
3 50 (14.33%) Project Manager
4 49 (14.04%) Developer
5 38 (10.89%) Banking Analyst
6 25 (7.16%) Architect
7 20 (5.73%) Test Manager
8 18 (5.16%) Digital Project Manager
8 18 (5.16%) Java Developer
9 15 (4.30%) Programme Manager
9 15 (4.30%) Test Analyst
10 14 (4.01%) Banking Business Analyst
11 13 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (3.72%) Senior Manager
12 12 (3.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 12 (3.44%) Deskside Support
12 12 (3.44%) Desktop Support
12 12 (3.44%) Digital Analyst
12 12 (3.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.87%) HTML
2 9 (2.58%) .NET
2 9 (2.58%) CSS
2 9 (2.58%) Spring
3 6 (1.72%) RESTful
4 5 (1.43%) J2EE
4 5 (1.43%) Spring Boot
5 4 (1.15%) Apache Sling
5 4 (1.15%) HTML5
6 3 (0.86%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.86%) Java EE
6 3 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.86%) REST
6 3 (0.86%) Web Services
7 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.57%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.57%) SOAP
7 2 (0.57%) WCF
7 2 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.59%) User Experience
3 19 (5.44%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.58%) iPhone
5 15 (4.30%) iPad
6 13 (3.72%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.72%) Visualisation
7 11 (3.15%) Credit Risk
8 10 (2.87%) Data Integration
8 10 (2.87%) Mobile Banking
8 10 (2.87%) Online Banking
9 8 (2.29%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.72%) Fintech
10 6 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.43%) Social Media
11 5 (1.43%) Statistics
11 5 (1.43%) SWIFT
12 4 (1.15%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.15%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.60%) Windows
2 20 (5.73%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.30%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (3.72%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.01%) Linux
6 6 (1.72%) Android
7 5 (1.43%) Unix
8 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (28.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 88 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (15.19%) Project Management
4 28 (8.02%) Wealth Management
5 27 (7.74%) Risk Management
6 25 (7.16%) Business Analysis
7 24 (6.88%) Investment Management
7 24 (6.88%) Migration
7 24 (6.88%) Scrum
8 23 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (6.30%) Analytics
9 22 (6.30%) Data Analysis
10 18 (5.16%) Test Scripting
11 15 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (4.30%) Target Operating Model
11 15 (4.30%) Waterfall
12 14 (4.01%) Change Management
13 13 (3.72%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (3.72%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.44%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.18%) SQL
2 39 (11.17%) Java
3 23 (6.59%) C#
4 18 (5.16%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.44%) Scala
5 12 (3.44%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.15%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.29%) C
8 5 (1.43%) Python
9 4 (1.15%) Perl
9 4 (1.15%) R
10 3 (0.86%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.86%) VBA
11 2 (0.57%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.57%) Groovy
11 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.29%) RPG
Qualifications
1 28 (8.02%) Degree
2 6 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (1.72%) SAS Certification
3 4 (1.15%) ISEB
4 3 (0.86%) ACCA
4 3 (0.86%) CIMA
4 3 (0.86%) PMP
5 2 (0.57%) CISSP
5 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.29%) APMG
6 1 (0.29%) CCSP
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CISM
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.43%) Basel III
2 4 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.15%) QA
2 4 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.57%) FATCA
3 2 (0.57%) SEPA
3 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.29%) Basel II
4 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.29%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (1.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) KVM
3 1 (0.29%) NFS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.29%) SRDF
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Xen
3 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.15%) Puppet
3 3 (0.86%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.86%) Ansible
3 3 (0.86%) Terraform
4 1 (0.29%) Nagios
4 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.72%) Bloomberg
2 13 (3.72%) Lotus
2 13 (3.72%) Reuters
3 12 (3.44%) Cloudera
3 12 (3.44%) Hortonworks
4 8 (2.29%) IBM
5 6 (1.72%) Adobe
6 5 (1.43%) HP
6 5 (1.43%) Oracle
6 5 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.43%) Splunk
7 4 (1.15%) TSYS
8 3 (0.86%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.86%) Pega
8 3 (0.86%) SAP
9 2 (0.57%) Apple
9 2 (0.57%) Intel
9 2 (0.57%) Teradata
9 2 (0.57%) VMware
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