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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 234 252 191
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -61
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 190 164 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.72% 1.13%
As % of the General category 1.79% 1.60% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 124 215
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £70.00 £175.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +677.77%
UK excluding London average 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
10611 10259 12238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.51% 44.75% 51.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7651 7159 8604
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £383
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 135 176
Average hourly rate £21.72 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £35.80 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £22.50 £22.52
% change year-on-year
+1.46% -0.08%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 -16 49 £390 -8.23% 12
Canary Wharf -11 1 £450 -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 386 (100.00%) Banking
1 386 (100.00%) Retail
2 217 (56.22%) Finance
3 95 (24.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (18.13%) Project Management
5 64 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (11.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 40 (10.36%) SQL
8 35 (9.07%) E-Commerce
9 32 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (7.51%) Online Banking
11 26 (6.74%) Business Analysis
12 23 (5.96%) MS Excel
12 23 (5.96%) Migration
13 22 (5.70%) SQL Server
13 22 (5.70%) User Experience
13 22 (5.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 22 (5.70%) Waterfall
14 21 (5.44%) Analytics
14 21 (5.44%) Microsoft
15 20 (5.18%) Scrum
16 19 (4.92%) Java
17 18 (4.66%) Oracle
17 18 (4.66%) Risk Management
18 17 (4.40%) Performance Improvement
18 17 (4.40%) Data Analysis
19 16 (4.15%) Investment Banking
20 15 (3.89%) Legal
20 15 (3.89%) VBA
20 15 (3.89%) MS Office

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 14 (3.63%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.30%) SAS
3 5 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.04%) CMS
5 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.78%) JBoss
5 3 (0.78%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.52%) Magnolia
6 2 (0.52%) Liferay
7 1 (0.26%) Drupal
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.89%) MS Office
3 12 (3.11%) MS Project
4 9 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.78%) Eikon
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) SaaS
1 2 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.26%) GitHub
2 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.89%) Internet
2 3 (0.78%) ATM
3 2 (0.52%) Intranet
3 2 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.26%) 4G
4 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.26%) LDAP
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.59%) MS Access
5 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.81%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.81%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.55%) OLAP
9 5 (1.30%) Big Data
10 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.52%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.26%) QlikView
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.26%) MySQL
13 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Maven
2 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.52%) JIRA
3 2 (0.52%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.26%) Xcode
4 1 (0.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) Gradle
4 1 (0.26%) Ant
4 1 (0.26%) JUnit
4 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.26%) VisualAge
4 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.26%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.26%) Android Studio
General
1 386 (100.00%) Banking
1 386 (100.00%) Retail
2 217 (56.22%) Finance
3 16 (4.15%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.89%) Legal
5 13 (3.37%) Marketing
6 10 (2.59%) Corporate Banking
7 8 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.07%) Front Office
8 7 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.81%) Automotive
8 7 (1.81%) Law
9 4 (1.04%) International Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (32.64%) Analyst
2 82 (21.24%) Business Analyst
3 80 (20.73%) Project Manager
4 43 (11.14%) Developer
5 30 (7.77%) Banking Business Analyst
6 16 (4.15%) Digital Project Manager
6 16 (4.15%) Test Analyst
7 15 (3.89%) Senior Manager
7 15 (3.89%) Business Manager
8 14 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (3.37%) Data Analyst
10 11 (2.85%) Architect
11 10 (2.59%) SQL Developer
11 10 (2.59%) PMO Manager
12 8 (2.07%) Senior Data Analyst
12 8 (2.07%) Java Developer
12 8 (2.07%) Consultant
12 8 (2.07%) Payments Business Analyst
13 7 (1.81%) Test Manager
13 7 (1.81%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.85%) HTML
1 11 (2.85%) CSS
2 10 (2.59%) .NET
3 9 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (1.81%) Spring
5 6 (1.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (1.55%) SOAP
5 6 (1.55%) Web Services
6 4 (1.04%) Middleware
7 3 (0.78%) Swing
7 3 (0.78%) XML
7 3 (0.78%) J2EE
7 3 (0.78%) JSP
7 3 (0.78%) Servlets
7 3 (0.78%) jQuery
7 3 (0.78%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.78%) RESTful
7 3 (0.78%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.78%) REST
7 3 (0.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.51%) Online Banking
3 22 (5.70%) User Experience
4 14 (3.63%) Mobile Banking
5 12 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.81%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.55%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.30%) Derivative
9 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.78%) iPad
10 3 (0.78%) iPhone
10 3 (0.78%) Statistics
10 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.78%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.07%) UNIX
2 7 (1.81%) Windows
3 6 (1.55%) Linux
4 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.78%) Android
5 3 (0.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (24.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 70 (18.13%) Project Management
3 64 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (11.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (9.07%) E-Commerce
6 26 (6.74%) Business Analysis
7 23 (5.96%) Migration
8 22 (5.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 22 (5.70%) Waterfall
9 21 (5.44%) Analytics
10 20 (5.18%) Scrum
11 18 (4.66%) Risk Management
12 17 (4.40%) Data Analysis
12 17 (4.40%) Performance Improvement
13 15 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (3.89%) Target Operating Model
14 13 (3.37%) Change Management
14 13 (3.37%) Data Modelling
15 12 (3.11%) Six Sigma
15 12 (3.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.36%) SQL
2 19 (4.92%) Java
3 15 (3.89%) VBA
4 13 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.30%) C++
6 4 (1.04%) R
6 4 (1.04%) C#
6 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.78%) Perl
8 1 (0.26%) C
8 1 (0.26%) VBScript
8 1 (0.26%) VB
8 1 (0.26%) Python
8 1 (0.26%) XQuery
8 1 (0.26%) PL/1
8 1 (0.26%) Jython
8 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (3.89%) Degree
2 9 (2.33%) Postgraduate
2 9 (2.33%) MBA
3 8 (2.07%) ISEB
4 4 (1.04%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.52%) PMP
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.26%) CITP
7 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.81%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) FATCA
2 4 (1.04%) EMIR
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.26%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (5.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.66%) Oracle
3 13 (3.37%) IBM
4 6 (1.55%) Teradata
4 6 (1.55%) Adobe
5 4 (1.04%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.04%) FatWire
6 3 (0.78%) Talarian
6 3 (0.78%) Reuters
6 3 (0.78%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.78%) Apple
6 3 (0.78%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.78%) Cognos
6 3 (0.78%) Lotus
7 2 (0.52%) HP
8 1 (0.26%) EMC
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.26%) Sun
8 1 (0.26%) Actimize
8 1 (0.26%) Google
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