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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 232 203 168
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -35
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 180 233 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.97% 1.22%
As % of the General category 1.77% 2.10% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 169 215
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £330 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
10172 11081 11076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 45.90% 51.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7176 7795 7859
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 187 122
Average hourly rate £19.01 £21.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +23 72 £413 -5.71% 12
Canary Wharf -6 1 - -
Bromley - - - -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 361 (100.00%) Banking
1 361 (100.00%) Retail
2 205 (56.79%) Finance
3 93 (25.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (19.11%) Project Management
5 51 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (13.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 34 (9.42%) Waterfall
8 33 (9.14%) Business Analysis
9 30 (8.31%) SQL
9 30 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (8.03%) E-Commerce
11 26 (7.20%) MS Office
12 23 (6.37%) MS Excel
13 22 (6.09%) Microsoft
14 21 (5.82%) Online Banking
15 20 (5.54%) User Experience
15 20 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 20 (5.54%) MS Project
15 20 (5.54%) Migration
16 19 (5.26%) Legal
17 18 (4.99%) Scrum
18 17 (4.71%) Risk Management
18 17 (4.71%) Oracle
18 17 (4.71%) PRINCE2
19 16 (4.43%) Change Management
19 16 (4.43%) Financial Institution
20 15 (4.16%) Investment Banking
20 15 (4.16%) Windows
20 15 (4.16%) Data Warehouse

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (2.77%) CMS
1 10 (2.77%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.11%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (0.83%) SAS
5 3 (0.83%) JBoss
6 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.55%) Liferay
6 2 (0.55%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (7.20%) MS Office
2 23 (6.37%) MS Excel
3 20 (5.54%) MS Project
4 10 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.39%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (1.11%) Eikon
3 2 (0.55%) Summit
3 2 (0.55%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.55%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.55%) Finacle
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.11%) SaaS
2 2 (0.55%) Force.com
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.49%) Internet
2 4 (1.11%) ATM
3 2 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.32%) MS Access
4 11 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.94%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.94%) OLAP
8 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.55%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.28%) MySQL
11 1 (0.28%) QlikView
11 1 (0.28%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Maven
2 3 (0.83%) JIRA
2 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.55%) Gradle
3 2 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.28%) Xcode
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Ant
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.28%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 361 (100.00%) Banking
1 361 (100.00%) Retail
2 205 (56.79%) Finance
3 19 (5.26%) Legal
4 16 (4.43%) Financial Institution
5 15 (4.16%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.05%) Marketing
7 7 (1.94%) International Banking
8 5 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.39%) Front Office
9 4 (1.11%) Law
10 3 (0.83%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (36.57%) Analyst
2 83 (22.99%) Business Analyst
3 71 (19.67%) Project Manager
4 31 (8.59%) Developer
5 21 (5.82%) Test Analyst
6 20 (5.54%) Banking Business Analyst
7 13 (3.60%) Senior Manager
8 12 (3.32%) Test Manager
8 12 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (2.77%) PMO Manager
9 10 (2.77%) Digital Project Manager
9 10 (2.77%) Business Manager
10 9 (2.49%) Deskside Support
10 9 (2.49%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (2.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (2.49%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (2.49%) Consultant
10 9 (2.49%) Desktop Support
10 9 (2.49%) Support Engineer
10 9 (2.49%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.05%) HTML
1 11 (3.05%) CSS
2 10 (2.77%) Middleware
3 9 (2.49%) .NET
4 6 (1.66%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (1.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (0.83%) jQuery
5 3 (0.83%) Spring
5 3 (0.83%) Servlets
6 2 (0.55%) SOAP
6 2 (0.55%) JSP
6 2 (0.55%) JMX
6 2 (0.55%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.55%) Swing
6 2 (0.55%) JSR 170
6 2 (0.55%) Apache CXF
6 2 (0.55%) RESTful
6 2 (0.55%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.55%) OSGi
6 2 (0.55%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.82%) Online Banking
3 20 (5.54%) User Experience
4 10 (2.77%) SWIFT
4 10 (2.77%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (2.49%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.66%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.66%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.66%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.11%) iPad
8 4 (1.11%) iPhone
9 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.83%) Copywriting
9 3 (0.83%) PMI
9 3 (0.83%) Statistics
10 2 (0.55%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.16%) Windows
2 12 (3.32%) Linux
3 9 (2.49%) Windows XP
3 9 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (2.49%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.94%) Android
5 6 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.11%) UNIX
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (25.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 69 (19.11%) Project Management
3 51 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (13.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (9.42%) Waterfall
6 33 (9.14%) Business Analysis
7 29 (8.03%) E-Commerce
8 20 (5.54%) Migration
8 20 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 18 (4.99%) Scrum
10 17 (4.71%) Risk Management
10 17 (4.71%) PRINCE2
11 16 (4.43%) Change Management
12 15 (4.16%) Use Case
13 14 (3.88%) Performance Improvement
14 12 (3.32%) Test Strategy
14 12 (3.32%) Test Scripting
14 12 (3.32%) Data Analysis
14 12 (3.32%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (3.05%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.31%) SQL
2 14 (3.88%) VBA
3 13 (3.60%) Java
4 12 (3.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.83%) C++
6 2 (0.55%) COBOL
6 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.55%) RPG
7 1 (0.28%) C#
7 1 (0.28%) VB
7 1 (0.28%) Perl
7 1 (0.28%) XQuery
7 1 (0.28%) PL/1
7 1 (0.28%) Jython
7 1 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (2.49%) Degree
2 8 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (1.94%) ISEB
4 4 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ACCA
6 1 (0.28%) CISA
6 1 (0.28%) CIMA
6 1 (0.28%) CISSP
6 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.28%) CBAP
6 1 (0.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.60%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) FATCA
3 4 (1.11%) COBIT
4 3 (0.83%) EMIR
5 2 (0.55%) COSO
5 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) BS7799
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.71%) Oracle
3 10 (2.77%) IBM
4 9 (2.49%) Apple
5 7 (1.94%) Adobe
5 7 (1.94%) Teradata
6 4 (1.11%) Avaloq
6 4 (1.11%) Reuters
6 4 (1.11%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.11%) FatWire
6 4 (1.11%) Lotus
7 3 (0.83%) HP
7 3 (0.83%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.83%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.55%) Fiserv
8 2 (0.55%) EMC
8 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.55%) Temenos
8 2 (0.55%) SAP
8 2 (0.55%) Cognos
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