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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 240 260 200
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -60
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 200 171 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.70% 1.06%
As % of the General category 1.77% 1.57% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 135 236
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£450 £455 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £633 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.03% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
11319 10916 12688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.99% 44.86% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8082 7583 8959
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 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 155 171
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.09 £37.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -16 40 £475 +5.55% 20
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 383 (100.00%) Banking
1 383 (100.00%) Retail
2 227 (59.27%) Finance
3 98 (25.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 77 (20.10%) Project Management
5 67 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 33 (8.62%) SQL
8 30 (7.83%) Migration
8 30 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (7.57%) Online Banking
9 29 (7.57%) Business Analysis
10 26 (6.79%) Risk Management
11 24 (6.27%) MS Excel
11 24 (6.27%) E-Commerce
12 23 (6.01%) Scrum
13 22 (5.74%) Analytics
14 21 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 20 (5.22%) User Experience
15 20 (5.22%) Java
15 20 (5.22%) Microsoft
16 19 (4.96%) Waterfall
17 18 (4.70%) JavaScript
17 18 (4.70%) Oracle
17 18 (4.70%) SQL Server
17 18 (4.70%) Change Management
17 18 (4.70%) Investment Banking
18 17 (4.44%) HTML
19 16 (4.18%) Data Analysis
19 16 (4.18%) Target Operating Model

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 12 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.04%) SAS
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.39%) MS Office
3 10 (2.61%) MS Project
4 9 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.31%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.26%) Finacle
2 1 (0.26%) Eikon
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.26%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) PaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.66%) Internet
2 4 (1.04%) Firewall
3 3 (0.78%) LDAP
3 3 (0.78%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.26%) ATM
5 1 (0.26%) HTTP
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) DNS
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.31%) Big Data
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.04%) MS Access
4 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.52%) QlikView
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.26%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (1.31%) VisualAge
1 5 (1.31%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.52%) Maven
3 2 (0.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Gradle
4 1 (0.26%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.26%) JUnit
General
1 383 (100.00%) Banking
1 383 (100.00%) Retail
2 227 (59.27%) Finance
3 18 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.66%) Marketing
5 11 (2.87%) Corporate Banking
5 11 (2.87%) Legal
6 9 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.35%) Front Office
6 9 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.83%) Automotive
8 6 (1.57%) Law
9 4 (1.04%) Back Office
9 4 (1.04%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) International Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (32.90%) Analyst
2 89 (23.24%) Business Analyst
3 76 (19.84%) Project Manager
4 41 (10.70%) Banking Business Analyst
5 34 (8.88%) Developer
6 20 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (4.70%) Architect
8 15 (3.92%) Data Analyst
9 14 (3.66%) Consultant
9 14 (3.66%) Business Manager
10 13 (3.39%) Senior Manager
11 11 (2.87%) Test Manager
11 11 (2.87%) IT Project Manager
11 11 (2.87%) Senior Data Analyst
12 10 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.35%) PMO Analyst
14 8 (2.09%) PMO Manager
14 8 (2.09%) Digital Project Manager
15 7 (1.83%) Designer
15 7 (1.83%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.44%) HTML
2 12 (3.13%) CSS
2 12 (3.13%) SOAP
3 11 (2.87%) Web Services
3 11 (2.87%) Spring
4 8 (2.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (2.09%) XML
4 8 (2.09%) jQuery
4 8 (2.09%) REST
5 7 (1.83%) Swing
5 7 (1.83%) J2EE
6 6 (1.57%) .NET
6 6 (1.57%) Middleware
6 6 (1.57%) JSON
7 5 (1.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (1.31%) WSDL
7 5 (1.31%) JSP
7 5 (1.31%) XSD
8 4 (1.04%) DOM
8 4 (1.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.57%) Online Banking
3 20 (5.22%) User Experience
4 11 (2.87%) Mobile Banking
5 10 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.57%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.04%) Derivative
11 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.78%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.52%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.52%) Statistics
12 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.52%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.52%) Equities
13 1 (0.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.87%) Windows
2 6 (1.57%) Linux
3 5 (1.31%) UNIX
4 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.78%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.26%) Android
5 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (25.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 77 (20.10%) Project Management
3 67 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (7.83%) Migration
6 29 (7.57%) Business Analysis
7 26 (6.79%) Risk Management
8 24 (6.27%) E-Commerce
9 23 (6.01%) Scrum
10 22 (5.74%) Analytics
11 21 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 19 (4.96%) Waterfall
13 18 (4.70%) Change Management
14 16 (4.18%) Data Analysis
14 16 (4.18%) Target Operating Model
15 14 (3.66%) SOA
15 14 (3.66%) PRINCE2
15 14 (3.66%) Use Case
16 13 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (3.39%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.62%) SQL
2 20 (5.22%) Java
3 18 (4.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.57%) VBA
5 5 (1.31%) C#
6 4 (1.04%) C++
6 4 (1.04%) R
7 3 (0.78%) VBScript
8 2 (0.52%) Perl
8 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.26%) C
9 1 (0.26%) Python
9 1 (0.26%) Tcl
9 1 (0.26%) Jython
9 1 (0.26%) VB6
9 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (3.39%) Degree
2 10 (2.61%) ISEB
3 9 (2.35%) MBA
3 9 (2.35%) Postgraduate
4 7 (1.83%) PMP
4 7 (1.83%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.78%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.78%) CBAP
6 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.52%) CITP
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.87%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) EMIR
3 3 (0.78%) FATCA
4 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) MiFID
5 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (5.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.70%) Oracle
3 11 (2.87%) IBM
4 4 (1.04%) Citrix
4 4 (1.04%) TIBCO
5 3 (0.78%) Talarian
5 3 (0.78%) Adobe
6 2 (0.52%) HP
6 2 (0.52%) Dell
6 2 (0.52%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.52%) FatWire
7 1 (0.26%) VMware
7 1 (0.26%) Actimize
7 1 (0.26%) Norkom
7 1 (0.26%) F5
7 1 (0.26%) Tableau
7 1 (0.26%) Solace
7 1 (0.26%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.26%) Sybase
7 1 (0.26%) SAP
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £413.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £470.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £675 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago