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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 261 204 137
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -67
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 172 253 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 1.00% 1.62%
As % of the General category 1.55% 2.00% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 204 299
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £234 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £620 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £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
11075 12674 13032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.95% 50.03% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8002 8962 9035
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £637
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 161 213
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £46.00 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 October 2014.

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 October 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
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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 -7 51 £430 -9.47% 10
Paddington - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 347 (100.00%) Banking
1 347 (100.00%) Retail
2 152 (43.80%) Finance
3 80 (23.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (12.39%) Project Management
5 38 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (8.93%) SQL
8 29 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (7.78%) E-Commerce
10 26 (7.49%) User Experience
11 23 (6.63%) MS Excel
11 23 (6.63%) Data Analysis
12 22 (6.34%) Business Analysis
12 22 (6.34%) MS PowerPoint
13 21 (6.05%) Programme Management
14 20 (5.76%) MS Office
15 19 (5.48%) Change Management
16 18 (5.19%) Microsoft
17 17 (4.90%) SQL Server
17 17 (4.90%) PRINCE2
18 16 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (4.61%) Degree
19 15 (4.32%) QA
19 15 (4.32%) Oracle
20 14 (4.03%) MS Visio
20 14 (4.03%) Internet
20 14 (4.03%) Investment Banking
20 14 (4.03%) Scrum
20 14 (4.03%) Waterfall

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 8 (2.31%) CMS
2 6 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.44%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.15%) SAS
5 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (5.76%) MS Office
4 14 (4.03%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (3.46%) Photoshop
6 10 (2.88%) MS Project
7 3 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.29%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.58%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.03%) Internet
2 4 (1.15%) Firewall
3 3 (0.86%) ATM
4 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.58%) Network Security
5 1 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.31%) MS Access
5 6 (1.73%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.15%) OLAP
7 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.58%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Toad
1 4 (1.15%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.58%) JIRA
2 2 (0.58%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.29%) JUnit
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 347 (100.00%) Banking
1 347 (100.00%) Retail
2 152 (43.80%) Finance
3 14 (4.03%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.46%) Marketing
5 11 (3.17%) Back Office
6 9 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.31%) International Banking
8 6 (1.73%) Legal
8 6 (1.73%) Front Office
9 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.86%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.58%) German Language
10 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 118 (34.01%) Analyst
2 79 (22.77%) Business Analyst
3 63 (18.16%) Project Manager
4 29 (8.36%) Banking Business Analyst
5 23 (6.63%) Programme Manager
5 23 (6.63%) Developer
6 16 (4.61%) Designer
7 13 (3.75%) Senior Manager
8 12 (3.46%) PMO Manager
9 9 (2.59%) PMO Analyst
9 9 (2.59%) Data Manager
9 9 (2.59%) Programme Director
9 9 (2.59%) Data Analyst
10 8 (2.31%) Product Manager
10 8 (2.31%) UX Designer
11 7 (2.02%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (1.73%) Test Analyst
12 6 (1.73%) Senior Project Manager
12 6 (1.73%) Copywriter
13 5 (1.44%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.73%) HTML
1 6 (1.73%) .NET
2 4 (1.15%) SOAP
2 4 (1.15%) Web Services
3 3 (0.86%) XML
3 3 (0.86%) CSS
3 3 (0.86%) JSP
3 3 (0.86%) JMS
3 3 (0.86%) REST
4 2 (0.58%) Middleware
4 2 (0.58%) JMX
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) XSLT
5 1 (0.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.29%) Spring
5 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.29%) RESTful
5 1 (0.29%) HTML5
5 1 (0.29%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.49%) User Experience
3 12 (3.46%) Mobile Banking
4 10 (2.88%) Visualisation
4 10 (2.88%) Online Banking
5 9 (2.59%) Copywriting
5 9 (2.59%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.15%) Handset
8 4 (1.15%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.15%) PMI
8 4 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.15%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.58%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.58%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.73%) Windows
2 5 (1.44%) Linux
3 3 (0.86%) UNIX
4 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.58%) Android
4 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.58%) Solaris
4 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (12.39%) Project Management
3 38 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (7.78%) E-Commerce
6 23 (6.63%) Data Analysis
7 22 (6.34%) Business Analysis
8 21 (6.05%) Programme Management
9 19 (5.48%) Change Management
10 17 (4.90%) PRINCE2
11 14 (4.03%) Scrum
11 14 (4.03%) Waterfall
12 12 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (3.17%) Risk Management
14 10 (2.88%) Workflow
14 10 (2.88%) Data Modelling
14 10 (2.88%) Service Delivery
14 10 (2.88%) Test Scripting
14 10 (2.88%) Analytics
15 9 (2.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.93%) SQL
2 10 (2.88%) VBA
3 8 (2.31%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.15%) C#
5 4 (1.15%) Java
6 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.58%) VB
7 1 (0.29%) REXX
7 1 (0.29%) JCL
7 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.29%) C
7 1 (0.29%) C++
7 1 (0.29%) Perl
7 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (4.61%) Degree
2 8 (2.31%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (1.15%) PMP
5 3 (0.86%) CISSP
5 3 (0.86%) CISM
5 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.58%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) CISA
7 1 (0.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.32%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.58%) FATCA
2 2 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
3 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.58%) XenApp
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.58%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.58%) Puppet
2 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.32%) Oracle
3 5 (1.44%) Adobe
3 5 (1.44%) Informatica
4 4 (1.15%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.15%) GoldenSource
4 4 (1.15%) Fiserv
5 3 (0.86%) VMware
5 3 (0.86%) Teradata
5 3 (0.86%) HP
5 3 (0.86%) Siebel
6 2 (0.58%) Trillium
6 2 (0.58%) Citrix
6 2 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.58%) NetApp
6 2 (0.58%) Sybase
6 2 (0.58%) Axway
6 2 (0.58%) DataFlux
6 2 (0.58%) IBM
6 2 (0.58%) Tableau
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