The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 261 256 230
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 17 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.080% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.54% 0.24% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Average daily rate £450 £413 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3164 3403 3272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 34.20% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1752 1761 1720
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 86 122
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.16 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking across the South East region.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking across the South East region.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Buckinghamshire +24 7 £400 +23.07%
Kent - 3 - -
East Sussex 0 2 £350 -11.61%
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 44 (100.00%) Banking
1 44 (100.00%) Retail
2 34 (77.27%) Finance
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) Project Management
5 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (22.73%) SAS
6 10 (22.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 10 (22.73%) Data Quality
7 7 (15.91%) Linux
7 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
8 6 (13.64%) Spanish Language
8 6 (13.64%) Unix
8 6 (13.64%) Java
8 6 (13.64%) DB2
8 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.09%) Selenium
10 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (9.09%) SaaS
10 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics
10 4 (9.09%) Analytics
10 4 (9.09%) SDLC
10 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.82%) Fintech

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (22.73%) SAS
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (13.64%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Selenium
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.82%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.27%) eggPlant
General
1 44 (100.00%) Banking
1 44 (100.00%) Retail
2 34 (77.27%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Spanish Language
4 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Data Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Data Quality Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (6.82%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) WCF
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.27%) LINQ
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Fintech
3 2 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (4.55%) PMI
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Project Management
2 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Analytics
4 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 4 (9.09%) SDLC
4 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) Fund Management
5 3 (6.82%) Investment Management
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) MVC
5 3 (6.82%) Wealth Management
6 2 (4.55%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft