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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 241 281 173
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -108
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 511 389 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.73% 1.21%
As % of the General category 2.30% 1.90% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 306 471
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £70.00 £175.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +976.92%
UK excluding London average 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
22180 20430 21265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.72% 38.60% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14229 12729 12946
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 559 634
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 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
(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 -14 362 £425 - 97
London +7 191 £450 - 49
Scotland +40 134 £380 -14.36% 15
Edinburgh +24 124 £383 -15.00% 14
City of London -13 54 £400 -5.88% 16
Yorkshire +6 53 £378 -0.65% 15
North West +9 42 £450 +17.18% 8
West Yorkshire -5 41 £356 -6.31% 15
Cheshire +13 27 £450 +11.80%
South West -38 24 £406 -4.52% 10
Halifax 0 23 £353 -7.10% 7
West Midlands +8 18 £438 +15.13% 5
Swindon -18 14 £463 +6.32%
Wiltshire -25 14 £463 +6.32%
Manchester +1 13 £400 +16.27% 5
Coventry +20 12 £433 +44.16% 3
South East -22 12 £400 +7.02% 5
Leeds -18 11 £350 +0.64% 5
Wales +9 10 £185 -63.00%
Cardiff +7 10 £185 -63.00%
Glasgow +4 10 £353 -14.54%
South Wales 0 10 £185 -63.00%
South Yorkshire - 10 £500 -
Sheffield - 10 £500 -
North East -13 9 £450 -
East Midlands -20 7 £425 -10.52% 3
Bristol +3 6 £303 +34.66% 10
Knutsford +1 6 £425 +13.63%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £450 -

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 974 (100.00%) Banking
1 974 (100.00%) Retail
2 611 (62.73%) Finance
3 266 (27.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 156 (16.02%) Project Management
5 123 (12.63%) Migration
6 103 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (9.55%) Business Analysis
8 82 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 73 (7.49%) SQL
10 69 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
11 62 (6.37%) Change Management
12 55 (5.65%) Target Operating Model
13 52 (5.34%) Data Migration
14 47 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
15 46 (4.72%) Online Banking
16 45 (4.62%) ISEB
17 41 (4.21%) Microsoft
17 41 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 39 (4.00%) E-Commerce
18 39 (4.00%) Analytics
19 38 (3.90%) Risk Management
20 35 (3.59%) Data Analysis
21 34 (3.49%) MS Excel
21 34 (3.49%) PRINCE2
21 34 (3.49%) SAS
22 33 (3.39%) Oracle
23 31 (3.18%) Java
23 31 (3.18%) MS Project
24 29 (2.98%) Test Scripting

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 34 (3.49%) SAS
2 23 (2.36%) WebSphere
3 9 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (0.62%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.41%) JBoss
6 4 (0.41%) CMS
7 3 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (0.31%) Confluence
7 3 (0.31%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.21%) Magnolia
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.21%) Lync
8 2 (0.21%) Liferay
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.10%) Drupal
9 1 (0.10%) CICS
9 1 (0.10%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 34 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.18%) MS Project
3 22 (2.26%) MS Office
4 16 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.31%) Summit
1 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.31%) Eikon
2 2 (0.21%) Finacle
2 2 (0.21%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.21%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.51%) SaaS
2 2 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.10%) GitHub
3 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.87%) Internet
2 11 (1.13%) ATM
3 5 (0.51%) Intranet
3 5 (0.51%) Firewall
4 3 (0.31%) BIG-IP
4 3 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (0.31%) Extranet
4 3 (0.31%) HTTP
4 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.31%) DNS
4 3 (0.31%) SSL
5 2 (0.21%) CTI
6 1 (0.10%) LDAP
6 1 (0.10%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (1.13%) MS Access
5 10 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (0.82%) Base SAS
8 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 7 (0.72%) OLAP
9 5 (0.51%) DB2
9 5 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.51%) Big Data
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.31%) DataStage
11 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.82%) Maven
2 8 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.72%) JIRA
4 5 (0.51%) Subversion
4 5 (0.51%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.41%) Gradle
6 3 (0.31%) FishEye
6 3 (0.31%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.31%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.31%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.21%) Ant
7 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.21%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.21%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.10%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.10%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.10%) SonarQube
General
1 974 (100.00%) Banking
1 974 (100.00%) Retail
2 611 (62.73%) Finance
3 24 (2.46%) Legal
3 24 (2.46%) Marketing
4 21 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
5 13 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 8 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 8 (0.82%) Front Office
6 8 (0.82%) Back Office
6 8 (0.82%) Law
7 7 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (0.72%) Automotive
8 6 (0.62%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.41%) International Banking
10 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.10%) Publishing
10 1 (0.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 380 (39.01%) Analyst
2 251 (25.77%) Business Analyst
3 188 (19.30%) Project Manager
4 74 (7.60%) Banking Business Analyst
5 63 (6.47%) Senior Analyst
6 60 (6.16%) Developer
7 57 (5.85%) Architect
8 56 (5.75%) Test Analyst
9 43 (4.41%) Test Manager
10 40 (4.11%) Senior Manager
11 38 (3.90%) Senior Business Analyst
12 30 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (2.87%) Test Leader
14 27 (2.77%) Data Analyst
15 25 (2.57%) Financial Business Analyst
15 25 (2.57%) PMO Analyst
16 24 (2.46%) Consultant
17 23 (2.36%) Programme Manager
18 22 (2.26%) Senior Project Manager
18 22 (2.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.54%) HTML
2 12 (1.23%) .NET
2 12 (1.23%) CSS
3 9 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (0.82%) Spring
4 8 (0.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 8 (0.82%) Web Services
4 8 (0.82%) XML
5 7 (0.72%) Middleware
6 6 (0.62%) SOAP
7 5 (0.51%) JSP
7 5 (0.51%) RESTful
8 4 (0.41%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.41%) J2EE
8 4 (0.41%) jQuery
8 4 (0.41%) JSON
9 3 (0.31%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.31%) Ajax
9 3 (0.31%) Servlets
9 3 (0.31%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.72%) Online Banking
3 27 (2.77%) User Experience
4 23 (2.36%) Credit Risk
5 21 (2.16%) Mobile Banking
6 15 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.13%) Mainframe
7 11 (1.13%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.13%) Data Centre
8 9 (0.92%) AS400
9 7 (0.72%) PMI
9 7 (0.72%) Visualisation
9 7 (0.72%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.62%) iPad
11 5 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.51%) Derivative
12 4 (0.41%) IVR
12 4 (0.41%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.05%) UNIX
2 17 (1.75%) Linux
3 16 (1.64%) Windows
4 5 (0.51%) AIX
5 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.31%) Android
6 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (27.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 156 (16.02%) Project Management
3 123 (12.63%) Migration
4 103 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (9.55%) Business Analysis
6 82 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 62 (6.37%) Change Management
8 55 (5.65%) Target Operating Model
9 52 (5.34%) Data Migration
10 41 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 39 (4.00%) E-Commerce
11 39 (4.00%) Analytics
12 38 (3.90%) Risk Management
13 35 (3.59%) Data Analysis
14 34 (3.49%) PRINCE2
15 29 (2.98%) Waterfall
15 29 (2.98%) Test Scripting
16 28 (2.87%) Data Modelling
16 28 (2.87%) ETL
17 27 (2.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (7.49%) SQL
2 31 (3.18%) Java
3 27 (2.77%) VBA
4 15 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.82%) C++
6 7 (0.72%) C
7 6 (0.62%) Perl
8 5 (0.51%) Python
9 4 (0.41%) PL/1
9 4 (0.41%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.41%) C#
10 3 (0.31%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.31%) R
11 2 (0.21%) VB
12 1 (0.10%) XQuery
12 1 (0.10%) Jython
12 1 (0.10%) XPath
12 1 (0.10%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.10%) COBOL
12 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (4.62%) ISEB
2 28 (2.87%) ISTQB
3 20 (2.05%) Degree
4 13 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (0.92%) MBA
6 9 (0.92%) Postgraduate
7 7 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.62%) PMP
9 3 (0.31%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.31%) CCA
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.31%) APMP
10 1 (0.10%) CITP
10 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.10%) CBAP
10 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.77%) QA
2 8 (0.82%) FATCA
3 4 (0.41%) EMIR
4 3 (0.31%) FINREP
4 3 (0.31%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.21%) COBIT
5 2 (0.21%) COREP
6 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.10%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) Basel II
6 1 (0.10%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.10%) SRDF
1 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.10%) SCCM
3 1 (0.10%) SCOM
3 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 41 (4.21%) Microsoft
2 33 (3.39%) Oracle
3 21 (2.16%) IBM
4 15 (1.54%) Teradata
5 11 (1.13%) SAP
6 7 (0.72%) Adobe
6 7 (0.72%) HP
7 6 (0.62%) Cognos
7 6 (0.62%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.51%) Unisys
9 4 (0.41%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.41%) FatWire
9 4 (0.41%) ICL
10 3 (0.31%) F5
10 3 (0.31%) Talarian
10 3 (0.31%) Lotus
10 3 (0.31%) Reuters
10 3 (0.31%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.31%) Apple
10 3 (0.31%) VMware
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £356 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £373.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £396.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago