The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 258 176 131
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -45
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 400 605 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 1.21% 1.49%
As % of the General category 1.96% 2.80% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 481 638
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £534 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £16.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+976.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20407 21641 25501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 43.17% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12656 13218 15189
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 643 715
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.75 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 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
(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
England -85 326 £425 - 79
London -67 168 £450 - 45
Scotland -10 66 £450 +5.88% 6
Edinburgh -10 61 £463 +5.11% 5
City of London +3 60 £435 +2.35% 22
South West -38 55 £426 +11.24% 10
Wiltshire +12 49 £435 +15.84% 4
Swindon +12 48 £436 +16.17% 4
Yorkshire -15 28 £390 -1.51% 12
West Yorkshire -8 27 £385 - 11
South East -19 22 £375 -9.90% 3
East Midlands -4 21 £475 -
Northamptonshire -4 21 £475 -
Halifax -1 19 £393 -0.75% 7
North West -18 18 £388 -7.34% 6
Northampton -1 13 £425 -11.73%
Buckinghamshire -21 13 £375 +87.50%
Cheshire 0 11 £403 -5.29% 3
Milton Keynes -2 11 £374 +86.87%
West Midlands -12 9 £373 -6.28%
Cardiff -13 7 £500 +25.00%
South Wales -23 7 £500 +25.00%
Wales -27 7 £500 +28.20%
Leeds -3 5 £380 +8.57% 4
Birmingham -8 5 £375 -6.25%
Glasgow -8 4 £400 +5.26%
Manchester -8 4 £434 +35.62% 2
East of England -15 3 £425 +82.79% 3
Bristol -37 3 £225 -43.75% 6
Oxfordshire +4 2 £461 -0.37%

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 932 (100.00%) Banking
1 932 (100.00%) Retail
2 560 (60.09%) Finance
3 244 (26.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 136 (14.59%) Project Management
5 107 (11.48%) Change Management
6 84 (9.01%) Business Analysis
7 60 (6.44%) SQL
7 60 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 57 (6.12%) Migration
9 54 (5.79%) PRINCE2
9 54 (5.79%) Microsoft
10 53 (5.69%) MS Excel
10 53 (5.69%) MS Project
11 42 (4.51%) Data Analysis
12 40 (4.29%) Investment Banking
13 39 (4.18%) SQL Server
14 37 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
15 36 (3.86%) QA
15 36 (3.86%) Test Scripting
15 36 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (3.65%) Programme Management
17 33 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
18 32 (3.43%) Oracle
19 30 (3.22%) E-Commerce
19 30 (3.22%) Data Modelling
19 30 (3.22%) ISEB
19 30 (3.22%) Change Control
20 29 (3.11%) Project Planning

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (1.72%) SAS
2 13 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.75%) CMS
4 6 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.54%) CICS
6 4 (0.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.21%) Apache
7 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.11%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.11%) FileNet
8 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 53 (5.69%) MS Project
1 53 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (2.58%) MS Office
4 22 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (1.29%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
1 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (0.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.64%) Taleo
2 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.00%) Internet
2 10 (1.07%) Firewall
3 7 (0.75%) ATM
4 4 (0.43%) LDAP
4 4 (0.43%) Intranet
4 4 (0.43%) Network Security
5 2 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.21%) LAN
5 2 (0.21%) HTTP
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) SAN
6 1 (0.11%) DMZ
6 1 (0.11%) WAN
6 1 (0.11%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.75%) MS Access
9 5 (0.54%) Cognos Powerplay
9 5 (0.54%) ReportNet
9 5 (0.54%) DTS
9 5 (0.54%) DB2
9 5 (0.54%) Cognos Transformer
10 4 (0.43%) OLAP
10 4 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.43%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Rational Rose
2 4 (0.43%) TestDirector
2 4 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.32%) Subversion
4 2 (0.21%) Selenium
4 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.11%) Hudson
5 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.11%) Maven
5 1 (0.11%) LSMW
General
1 932 (100.00%) Banking
1 932 (100.00%) Retail
2 560 (60.09%) Finance
3 40 (4.29%) Investment Banking
4 22 (2.36%) Legal
5 17 (1.82%) Back Office
6 15 (1.61%) Marketing
7 13 (1.39%) German Language
7 13 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.86%) Private Banking
10 7 (0.75%) Italian Language
11 6 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.43%) Front Office
12 4 (0.43%) Advertising
12 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.32%) Publishing
13 3 (0.32%) Automotive
14 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 314 (33.69%) Analyst
2 198 (21.24%) Project Manager
3 188 (20.17%) Business Analyst
4 76 (8.15%) Architect
5 50 (5.36%) Developer
6 45 (4.83%) Test Analyst
6 45 (4.83%) Senior Manager
7 41 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
8 40 (4.29%) Programme Manager
8 40 (4.29%) PMO Analyst
9 36 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
10 35 (3.76%) Senior Business Analyst
11 34 (3.65%) Banking Business Analyst
12 29 (3.11%) Designer
12 29 (3.11%) Consultant
12 29 (3.11%) Test Manager
13 25 (2.68%) Business Manager
14 24 (2.58%) Senior Project Manager
15 21 (2.25%) Change Manager
15 21 (2.25%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.15%) HTML
2 16 (1.72%) .NET
3 12 (1.29%) ASP.NET
4 9 (0.97%) JSP
4 9 (0.97%) J2EE
4 9 (0.97%) Web Services
5 8 (0.86%) SOAP
6 7 (0.75%) JMS
6 7 (0.75%) REST
7 6 (0.64%) XML
8 5 (0.54%) Middleware
8 5 (0.54%) CSS
9 4 (0.43%) HTML5
9 4 (0.43%) JSON
10 3 (0.32%) Dojo
10 3 (0.32%) XSLT
10 3 (0.32%) Spring
10 3 (0.32%) jQuery
10 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.32%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 27 (2.90%) Credit Risk
2 24 (2.58%) Mobile Banking
3 23 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.15%) Online Banking
6 17 (1.82%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.39%) SWIFT
8 11 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (0.97%) Copywriting
9 9 (0.97%) Data Extraction
10 8 (0.86%) Visualisation
10 8 (0.86%) APACS
11 7 (0.75%) PMI
11 7 (0.75%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.64%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.54%) IVR
14 4 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.43%) Handset
14 4 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
14 4 (0.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (1.93%) UNIX
1 18 (1.93%) Windows
2 6 (0.64%) Linux
3 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.43%) Solaris
3 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.32%) Android
5 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.11%) MVS
5 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (26.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 136 (14.59%) Project Management
3 107 (11.48%) Change Management
4 84 (9.01%) Business Analysis
5 60 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 57 (6.12%) Migration
7 54 (5.79%) PRINCE2
8 42 (4.51%) Data Analysis
9 36 (3.86%) Test Scripting
10 34 (3.65%) Programme Management
10 34 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (3.22%) E-Commerce
11 30 (3.22%) Data Modelling
11 30 (3.22%) Change Control
12 29 (3.11%) Project Planning
13 27 (2.90%) Risk Management
14 26 (2.79%) Analytics
15 25 (2.68%) Business Transformation
16 24 (2.58%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (2.58%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (6.44%) SQL
2 22 (2.36%) Java
3 21 (2.25%) VBA
4 18 (1.93%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.07%) C#
7 8 (0.86%) VB
8 2 (0.21%) C
8 2 (0.21%) REXX
8 2 (0.21%) SAS Macro
8 2 (0.21%) C++
8 2 (0.21%) COBOL
9 1 (0.11%) VBScript
9 1 (0.11%) Perl
9 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 30 (3.22%) ISEB
2 24 (2.58%) Degree
3 14 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.43%) PMP
7 4 (0.43%) CISSP
7 4 (0.43%) HNC
7 4 (0.43%) HND
8 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.32%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.21%) CISM
9 2 (0.21%) APMP
9 2 (0.21%) CRISC
9 2 (0.21%) CCNP
9 2 (0.21%) CCSA
9 2 (0.21%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.86%) QA
2 8 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.64%) FATCA
3 6 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.32%) Basel III
4 3 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) COREP
5 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.11%) GAAP
5 1 (0.11%) WAI
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.21%) XenApp
3 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.21%) Puppet
4 2 (0.21%) Nagios
4 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.11%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 54 (5.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.43%) Oracle
3 14 (1.50%) SAP
4 11 (1.18%) Sybase
5 9 (0.97%) Unisys
5 9 (0.97%) Teradata
6 8 (0.86%) ICL
7 7 (0.75%) VMware
7 7 (0.75%) IBM
7 7 (0.75%) HP
7 7 (0.75%) Business Objects
7 7 (0.75%) Cognos
8 5 (0.54%) Cisco
8 5 (0.54%) Informatica
8 5 (0.54%) Niku
9 4 (0.43%) CA
9 4 (0.43%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.43%) Siebel
9 4 (0.43%) Norkom
9 4 (0.43%) Tableau
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £450 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £234.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £225.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £530.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £396.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £409 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago