The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 359 261 275
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +14
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 321 534 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.69% 2.32% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 373 331
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18979 23033 22653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.61% 39.80% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12685 14573 13681
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 651 529
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.66 £22.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail Banking within the UK.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Retail Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Retail Banking
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking within the UK.

Retail Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -79 268 £460 +2.22% 30
London +5 180 £475 +2.70% 21
Scotland -44 46 £400 - 2
Edinburgh -23 42 £413 +3.12% 2
South West +10 29 £435 +3.57% 2
Yorkshire +14 26 £375 -1.31% 4
West Yorkshire +5 24 £413 +12.09% 3
City of London +8 23 £525 +5.00% 7
Leeds +14 14 £500 +40.44% 1
Gloucestershire +12 14 £475 +22.58%
Gloucester +10 12 £475 +58.33%
Bristol -4 12 £375 +2.04% 2
Birmingham -6 12 £455 +1.11% 1
West Midlands -38 12 £455 +1.11% 1
Halifax +1 10 £346 -8.94%
North West -45 9 £450 -
Manchester -41 6 £450 -
Canary Wharf +4 5 £363 -
South East -3 5 £296 -18.97% 2
Northamptonshire -3 4 £425 -5.55%
Northampton -4 4 £425 -5.55%
East Midlands -10 4 £425 -5.55%
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Reading +17 2 £400 -3.03% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 2 - -
East of England +5 2 £325 -31.57%
Chester +3 2 £353 -
Glasgow +1 2 £375 -1.31%
Berkshire -1 2 £400 -1.53% 1
Cheshire -24 2 £353 -21.66%

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 700 (100.00%) Banking
1 700 (100.00%) Retail
2 420 (60.00%) Finance
3 186 (26.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 128 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (13.71%) Project Management
6 80 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (10.29%) Business Analysis
8 70 (10.00%) Migration
9 63 (9.00%) SQL
10 56 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 38 (5.43%) Investment Banking
12 36 (5.14%) Wealth Management
13 35 (5.00%) Java
13 35 (5.00%) Internet
14 32 (4.57%) MS Excel
15 31 (4.43%) PRINCE2
15 31 (4.43%) Target Operating Model
16 30 (4.29%) ITIL
16 30 (4.29%) SAS
17 29 (4.14%) MS Office
17 29 (4.14%) Scrum
18 28 (4.00%) Change Management
18 28 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
18 28 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
18 28 (4.00%) Data Centre
19 27 (3.86%) SDLC
19 27 (3.86%) Credit Risk
19 27 (3.86%) Data Analysis

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (4.29%) SAS
2 14 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.14%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.57%) Confluence
5 4 (0.57%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.43%) JBoss
7 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.14%) CICS
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.14%) IIS
8 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 32 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.14%) MS Office
3 28 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.57%) MS Project
5 16 (2.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.43%) Open Workbench
6 3 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.00%) Eikon
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.43%) Primavera
3 3 (0.43%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.14%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.57%) OpenShift
2 4 (0.57%) PaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.14%) GitHub
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.00%) Internet
2 6 (0.86%) ATM
3 5 (0.71%) BGP
3 5 (0.71%) EIGRP
3 5 (0.71%) OSPF
3 5 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.57%) LAN
4 4 (0.57%) RTP
5 3 (0.43%) SAN
5 3 (0.43%) WAN
6 2 (0.29%) NAS
6 2 (0.29%) SMS
7 1 (0.14%) FCoE
7 1 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.14%) Firewall
7 1 (0.14%) HTTP
7 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.14%) LDAP
7 1 (0.14%) Multicast
7 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.14%) Big Data
4 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.71%) Spotfire
5 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.57%) DB2
6 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.29%) MS Access
8 2 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) QlikView
9 1 (0.14%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (2.00%) JIRA
2 10 (1.43%) Selenium
3 7 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.71%) Cucumber
5 5 (0.71%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.71%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.57%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (0.43%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.43%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.29%) JUnit
8 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.29%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.14%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.14%) Appium
9 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.14%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.14%) VisualVM
General
1 700 (100.00%) Banking
1 700 (100.00%) Retail
2 420 (60.00%) Finance
3 38 (5.43%) Investment Banking
4 22 (3.14%) Law
5 20 (2.86%) Marketing
6 11 (1.57%) Corporate Banking
6 11 (1.57%) Legal
7 10 (1.43%) Private Banking
8 9 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.71%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.43%) Front Office
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) International Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 266 (38.00%) Analyst
2 150 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 110 (15.71%) Project Manager
4 81 (11.57%) Banking Analyst
5 52 (7.43%) Architect
6 51 (7.29%) Test Manager
7 46 (6.57%) Developer
8 43 (6.14%) Test Analyst
9 26 (3.71%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
10 25 (3.57%) Test Leader
11 24 (3.43%) Financial Analyst
11 24 (3.43%) Programme Manager
12 23 (3.29%) Banking Business Analyst
12 23 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (3.14%) Banking Project Manager
14 21 (3.00%) Digital Analyst
14 21 (3.00%) Digital Project Manager
15 20 (2.86%) IT Manager
16 19 (2.71%) Senior Manager
17 18 (2.57%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.43%) HTML
2 14 (2.00%) CSS
3 13 (1.86%) XML
4 10 (1.43%) .NET
4 10 (1.43%) Web Services
5 8 (1.14%) SOAP
6 7 (1.00%) Spring
7 6 (0.86%) jQuery
7 6 (0.86%) RESTful
8 5 (0.71%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (0.57%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.57%) J2EE
9 4 (0.57%) XSLT
10 3 (0.43%) Gherkin
10 3 (0.43%) HTML5
10 3 (0.43%) Java EE
11 2 (0.29%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.29%) ELK Stack
11 2 (0.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 80 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.86%) Credit Risk
4 24 (3.43%) User Experience
5 20 (2.86%) Online Banking
6 18 (2.57%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.29%) Mobile Banking
8 15 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.00%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.43%) iPhone
10 10 (1.43%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.29%) SWIFT
12 8 (1.14%) iPad
13 7 (1.00%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.71%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.71%) Statistics
15 4 (0.57%) Fintech
15 4 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
16 3 (0.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.29%) Windows
2 16 (2.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (1.86%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.29%) Android
4 9 (1.29%) Linux
5 8 (1.14%) Unix
6 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.43%) Solaris
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (26.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 128 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (13.71%) Project Management
4 72 (10.29%) Business Analysis
5 70 (10.00%) Migration
6 56 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (5.14%) Wealth Management
8 31 (4.43%) PRINCE2
8 31 (4.43%) Target Operating Model
9 30 (4.29%) ITIL
10 29 (4.14%) Scrum
11 28 (4.00%) Change Management
11 28 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
12 27 (3.86%) Data Analysis
12 27 (3.86%) SDLC
13 25 (3.57%) Data Modelling
13 25 (3.57%) Test Scripting
13 25 (3.57%) Waterfall
14 24 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (3.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
Programming Languages
1 63 (9.00%) SQL
2 35 (5.00%) Java
3 11 (1.57%) C#
3 11 (1.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.43%) C
5 9 (1.29%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.14%) VBA
7 4 (0.57%) Perl
7 4 (0.57%) R
8 3 (0.43%) COBOL
8 3 (0.43%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.29%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.29%) Groovy
9 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.29%) Python
9 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.29%) VB
10 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (3.00%) Degree
2 20 (2.86%) ISEB
3 12 (1.71%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.14%) PMP
5 7 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.71%) CCNP
6 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.71%) SAS Certification
7 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.29%) CCA
9 1 (0.14%) ACCA
9 1 (0.14%) APMG
9 1 (0.14%) APMP
9 1 (0.14%) CIMA
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.29%) QA
2 9 (1.29%) SEPA
3 5 (0.71%) Basel III
4 2 (0.29%) FATCA
4 2 (0.29%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) Basel II
5 1 (0.14%) COREP
5 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.14%) FINREP
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.29%) XenApp
3 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.14%) KVM
3 1 (0.14%) NFS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.14%) SRDF
3 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Xen
3 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.57%) Puppet
3 3 (0.43%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.29%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (3.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.00%) IBM
3 13 (1.86%) HP
4 10 (1.43%) Oracle
5 8 (1.14%) Lotus
5 8 (1.14%) Teradata
6 7 (1.00%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.00%) Cisco
6 7 (1.00%) Pega
6 7 (1.00%) Reuters
7 6 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 6 (0.86%) TSYS
8 5 (0.71%) SAP
9 3 (0.43%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.43%) Citrix
9 3 (0.43%) EMC
9 3 (0.43%) Niku
9 3 (0.43%) Planview
9 3 (0.43%) Splunk
10 2 (0.29%) Veritas
London
First Point
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £342.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £455.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £590.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NCC Group
Rate: £330 per day max
Posted: 20 days ago