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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 314 248 284
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +36
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 400 554 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.97% 0.73%
As % of the General category 2.04% 2.42% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 403 317
Median daily rate £435 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £544 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £70.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
19611 22892 21145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.43% 40.11% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13011 14667 13055
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 570 554
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.47 £41.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 July 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 July 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 -48 300 £450 - 53
London -6 199 £475 +5.55% 31
Scotland -18 89 £426 +12.17% 7
Edinburgh -11 80 £439 +15.46% 6
Yorkshire -14 37 £400 +12.35% 5
City of London +35 35 £513 +13.88% 15
West Yorkshire -5 33 £400 +12.35% 4
South West +3 30 £325 -22.15% 5
Bristol +11 22 £350 -1.40% 4
Halifax -2 20 £346 -1.98%
Leeds -2 11 £403 +15.00% 2
North West -33 10 £450 - 5
South East +9 9 £400 - 2
East of England +26 7 £325 -10.34% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 7 £375 -
Glasgow -1 7 £395 +3.94% 1
Manchester -20 7 £413 -8.33% 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £300 - 1
Canary Wharf - 7 £350 -
Milton Keynes +18 6 £375 -
Gloucester - 6 £305 - 1
East Midlands -2 4 £375 -16.66%
Northampton -3 4 £375 -16.66%
Northamptonshire -8 4 £375 -16.66%
West Midlands -41 4 £450 +5.88% 2
Cambridge - 4 £294 - 1
Channel Islands - 4 £400 -
Jersey - 4 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £294 - 1
Essex +2 3 £338 -6.89%

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 815 (100.00%) Banking
1 815 (100.00%) Retail
2 463 (56.81%) Finance
3 210 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (14.85%) Project Management
5 119 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (14.11%) Migration
7 88 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
8 79 (9.69%) Business Analysis
9 69 (8.47%) SQL
10 61 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 46 (5.64%) SAS
12 43 (5.28%) Java
13 42 (5.15%) Data Centre
14 39 (4.79%) Wealth Management
15 34 (4.17%) MS Excel
16 33 (4.05%) Change Management
16 33 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (3.93%) Data Migration
18 31 (3.80%) Law
18 31 (3.80%) Risk Management
18 31 (3.80%) Mobile Banking
19 30 (3.68%) Analytics
19 30 (3.68%) PRINCE2
19 30 (3.68%) Credit Risk
19 30 (3.68%) Investment Banking
20 29 (3.56%) SDLC
20 29 (3.56%) Target Operating Model
21 28 (3.44%) Defect Management
21 28 (3.44%) Waterfall

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 46 (5.64%) SAS
2 14 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.86%) Mule
4 6 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.49%) CMS
6 3 (0.37%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.37%) Confluence
6 3 (0.37%) JBoss
6 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.25%) CICS
7 2 (0.25%) Jetty
7 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.25%) nginx
7 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.12%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 34 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.44%) MS Office
2 28 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (2.70%) MS Project
4 17 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.37%) Open Workbench
5 3 (0.37%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.37%) Primavera
2 3 (0.37%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.25%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.12%) Eikon
4 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.49%) OpenShift
1 4 (0.49%) PaaS
2 3 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.25%) Office 365
3 2 (0.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.12%) GitHub
4 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.70%) Internet
2 7 (0.86%) ATM
3 4 (0.49%) Firewall
4 3 (0.37%) BGP
4 3 (0.37%) EIGRP
4 3 (0.37%) LAN
4 3 (0.37%) OSPF
4 3 (0.37%) RTP
4 3 (0.37%) SAN
4 3 (0.37%) WAN
5 2 (0.25%) NAS
5 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.12%) FCoE
6 1 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.12%) HTTP
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) LDAP
6 1 (0.12%) Multicast
6 1 (0.12%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.23%) Big Data
3 8 (0.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (0.61%) Apache Hive
6 5 (0.61%) DB2
7 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.37%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.37%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.25%) Impala
9 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.25%) MySQL
9 2 (0.25%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.96%) JIRA
2 7 (0.86%) Selenium
3 6 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.49%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.49%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.37%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.37%) JUnit
6 3 (0.37%) Mockito
6 3 (0.37%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.25%) Gradle
7 2 (0.25%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.25%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.25%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.25%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.12%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.12%) Grunt
8 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 815 (100.00%) Banking
1 815 (100.00%) Retail
2 463 (56.81%) Finance
3 31 (3.80%) Law
4 30 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.21%) Corporate Banking
6 15 (1.84%) Marketing
7 12 (1.47%) Legal
8 10 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.49%) Back Office
9 4 (0.49%) Front Office
9 4 (0.49%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.37%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 304 (37.30%) Analyst
2 179 (21.96%) Business Analyst
3 150 (18.40%) Project Manager
4 100 (12.27%) Banking Analyst
5 63 (7.73%) Developer
6 55 (6.75%) Architect
7 50 (6.13%) Test Manager
8 49 (6.01%) Test Analyst
9 37 (4.54%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
10 34 (4.17%) Programme Manager
11 31 (3.80%) Financial Analyst
11 31 (3.80%) Senior Manager
12 30 (3.68%) IT Manager
13 29 (3.56%) Digital Analyst
14 26 (3.19%) Banking Project Manager
14 26 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
15 25 (3.07%) Test Leader
16 24 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
17 23 (2.82%) Banking Business Analyst
17 23 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.82%) XML
2 18 (2.21%) HTML
2 18 (2.21%) Web Services
3 17 (2.09%) CSS
4 14 (1.72%) SOAP
5 13 (1.60%) Spring
6 11 (1.35%) AngularJS
6 11 (1.35%) XSLT
7 10 (1.23%) .NET
7 10 (1.23%) J2EE
7 10 (1.23%) JDBC
7 10 (1.23%) jQuery
8 7 (0.86%) REST
9 5 (0.61%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.61%) JAXB
10 4 (0.49%) JAX-WS
10 4 (0.49%) JSON
10 4 (0.49%) Middleware
10 4 (0.49%) WCF
10 4 (0.49%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 31 (3.80%) Mobile Banking
4 30 (3.68%) Credit Risk
5 26 (3.19%) User Experience
6 24 (2.94%) Online Banking
7 22 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.84%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.10%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.86%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.61%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.61%) Statistics
13 4 (0.49%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.49%) Economics
13 4 (0.49%) iSeries
13 4 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.49%) Social Media
14 3 (0.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.84%) Android
2 13 (1.60%) Unix
3 12 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 12 (1.47%) Windows
4 10 (1.23%) Linux
5 3 (0.37%) AIX
5 3 (0.37%) Solaris
6 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.25%) SUSE
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.12%) VMS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 121 (14.85%) Project Management
3 119 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (14.11%) Migration
5 79 (9.69%) Business Analysis
6 61 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (4.79%) Wealth Management
8 33 (4.05%) Change Management
9 32 (3.93%) Data Migration
10 31 (3.80%) Risk Management
11 30 (3.68%) Analytics
11 30 (3.68%) PRINCE2
12 29 (3.56%) SDLC
12 29 (3.56%) Target Operating Model
13 28 (3.44%) Defect Management
13 28 (3.44%) Waterfall
14 26 (3.19%) ITIL
14 26 (3.19%) Programme Management
14 26 (3.19%) Test Scripting
15 25 (3.07%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (8.47%) SQL
2 43 (5.28%) Java
3 17 (2.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.23%) C#
5 6 (0.74%) C
5 6 (0.74%) MATLAB
5 6 (0.74%) VBA
6 5 (0.61%) Python
6 5 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.49%) Perl
8 3 (0.37%) COBOL
8 3 (0.37%) R
8 3 (0.37%) Scala
9 2 (0.25%) Groovy
10 1 (0.12%) C++
10 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.12%) Ruby
10 1 (0.12%) VB
10 1 (0.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (2.82%) Degree
1 23 (2.82%) ISEB
2 18 (2.21%) ISTQB
3 7 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (0.74%) PMP
5 5 (0.61%) SAS Certification
6 4 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.37%) CCNP
7 3 (0.37%) CIPD
7 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.37%) MBA
7 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.25%) CCA
9 1 (0.12%) ACCA
9 1 (0.12%) CIMA
9 1 (0.12%) CISM
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.84%) QA
2 11 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.23%) SEPA
4 6 (0.74%) MiFID
5 5 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.49%) Basel III
7 3 (0.37%) FATCA
7 3 (0.37%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) Basel II
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.12%) Docker
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) KVM
3 1 (0.12%) NFS
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.12%) SRDF
3 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.49%) Puppet
3 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (3.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (1.96%) Teradata
3 15 (1.84%) HP
4 12 (1.47%) Oracle
5 10 (1.23%) IBM
6 9 (1.10%) Cisco
7 7 (0.86%) TSYS
8 5 (0.61%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.49%) Planview
10 3 (0.37%) Avaya
10 3 (0.37%) EMC
10 3 (0.37%) Niku
10 3 (0.37%) Remedy
10 3 (0.37%) Splunk
11 2 (0.25%) F5
11 2 (0.25%) Informatica
11 2 (0.25%) Misys
11 2 (0.25%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.25%) Verint
11 2 (0.25%) WorldPay
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen
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Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £455.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
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London
Hydrogen
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London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
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Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
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Hove, East Sussex
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East Anglia
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East Anglia
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