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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 227 205 192
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 186 210 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.93% 1.05%
As % of the General category 1.82% 2.04% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 151 172
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £378
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
10245 10316 11299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.22% 45.59% 51.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7303 7357 7896
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 140 158
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.58 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.14% -21.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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
City of London +1 69 £400 -5.88% 14
Canary Wharf -10 1 £450 -10.00%
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 357 (100.00%) Banking
1 357 (100.00%) Retail
2 203 (56.86%) Finance
3 98 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (20.17%) Project Management
5 56 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (13.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 34 (9.52%) SQL
8 33 (9.24%) E-Commerce
9 32 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (7.56%) Waterfall
11 26 (7.28%) Business Analysis
12 24 (6.72%) MS Excel
13 23 (6.44%) Migration
14 21 (5.88%) Online Banking
14 21 (5.88%) Legal
14 21 (5.88%) MS Office
15 20 (5.60%) User Experience
16 19 (5.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 19 (5.32%) Microsoft
17 18 (5.04%) Risk Management
17 18 (5.04%) Scrum
18 17 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
19 16 (4.48%) Use Case
19 16 (4.48%) Data Analysis
19 16 (4.48%) Investment Banking
19 16 (4.48%) SQL Server
19 16 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
20 14 (3.92%) Change Management
20 14 (3.92%) Oracle

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (3.36%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (1.96%) CMS
4 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.12%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.84%) JBoss
6 3 (0.84%) SAS
7 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.56%) Magnolia
7 2 (0.56%) Liferay
8 1 (0.28%) Drupal
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 24 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.88%) MS Office
3 14 (3.92%) MS Project
4 9 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Eikon
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.56%) Summit
3 2 (0.56%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.56%) Finacle
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.84%) SaaS
2 2 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) Force.com
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.80%) Internet
2 4 (1.12%) ATM
3 2 (0.56%) SSL
3 2 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) 4G
4 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) Extranet
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.48%) SQL Server
1 16 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.64%) MS Access
3 11 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.96%) OLAP
6 7 (1.96%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.56%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.56%) Big Data
9 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.28%) QlikView
10 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Maven
2 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.28%) Gradle
4 1 (0.28%) Android Studio
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%) VisualAge
4 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 357 (100.00%) Banking
1 357 (100.00%) Retail
2 203 (56.86%) Finance
3 21 (5.88%) Legal
4 16 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.64%) Marketing
6 7 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.68%) Front Office
8 4 (1.12%) Law
8 4 (1.12%) International Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Automotive
9 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (35.57%) Analyst
2 78 (21.85%) Business Analyst
3 72 (20.17%) Project Manager
4 33 (9.24%) Developer
5 23 (6.44%) Banking Business Analyst
6 20 (5.60%) Test Analyst
7 15 (4.20%) Senior Manager
8 12 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (3.36%) Digital Project Manager
9 11 (3.08%) Business Manager
10 10 (2.80%) Data Analyst
10 10 (2.80%) Consultant
11 9 (2.52%) Senior Project Manager
11 9 (2.52%) SQL Developer
11 9 (2.52%) Test Manager
11 9 (2.52%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.24%) Implementation Manager
12 8 (2.24%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (2.24%) PMO Analyst
12 8 (2.24%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.08%) HTML
1 11 (3.08%) CSS
2 10 (2.80%) .NET
3 7 (1.96%) Middleware
4 6 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (1.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (0.84%) WebCenter
5 3 (0.84%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.84%) jQuery
5 3 (0.84%) Spring
5 3 (0.84%) J2EE
5 3 (0.84%) JSP
5 3 (0.84%) Servlets
5 3 (0.84%) Swing
6 2 (0.56%) JMX
6 2 (0.56%) Web Services
6 2 (0.56%) XML
6 2 (0.56%) SOAP
6 2 (0.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.56%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.88%) Online Banking
3 20 (5.60%) User Experience
4 10 (2.80%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.80%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (1.96%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.68%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.68%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.12%) iPhone
7 4 (1.12%) iPad
8 3 (0.84%) Statistics
8 3 (0.84%) Derivative
8 3 (0.84%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.56%) PMI
9 2 (0.56%) EMC Centera
9 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.64%) Windows
2 9 (2.52%) Linux
3 8 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.96%) Windows XP
4 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.68%) UNIX
6 4 (1.12%) Android
7 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 72 (20.17%) Project Management
3 56 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (13.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 33 (9.24%) E-Commerce
6 27 (7.56%) Waterfall
7 26 (7.28%) Business Analysis
8 23 (6.44%) Migration
9 19 (5.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 18 (5.04%) Risk Management
10 18 (5.04%) Scrum
11 17 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
12 16 (4.48%) Use Case
12 16 (4.48%) Data Analysis
13 14 (3.92%) Change Management
13 14 (3.92%) Analytics
14 13 (3.64%) Data Modelling
14 13 (3.64%) PRINCE2
15 12 (3.36%) Data Migration
16 11 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.52%) SQL
2 14 (3.92%) Java
3 13 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.36%) VBA
5 4 (1.12%) C++
6 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.56%) C#
6 2 (0.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.28%) R
7 1 (0.28%) XPath
7 1 (0.28%) Jython
7 1 (0.28%) RPG
7 1 (0.28%) COBOL
7 1 (0.28%) VBScript
7 1 (0.28%) VB
7 1 (0.28%) PL/1
7 1 (0.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (3.08%) Degree
2 10 (2.80%) ISEB
3 5 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.84%) MBA
5 3 (0.84%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CBAP
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.52%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) FATCA
3 3 (0.84%) EMIR
3 3 (0.84%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.56%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (5.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.92%) Oracle
3 10 (2.80%) IBM
4 7 (1.96%) Teradata
4 7 (1.96%) Apple
5 6 (1.68%) Adobe
6 4 (1.12%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.12%) Reuters
6 4 (1.12%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.12%) Lotus
6 4 (1.12%) FatWire
7 3 (0.84%) Talarian
7 3 (0.84%) Cognos
8 2 (0.56%) HP
8 2 (0.56%) EMC
8 2 (0.56%) SAP
8 2 (0.56%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.56%) Avaloq
8 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.28%) Tableau
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