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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 308 249 287
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +38
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 386 553 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.96% 0.73%
As % of the General category 1.96% 2.39% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 405 310
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £446
% change year-on-year
- -10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
19735 23101 21734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.51% 40.18% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13097 14688 13320
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 636 533
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.83 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.48 £48.45 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -44 302 £450 - 31
London -16 196 £475 +5.55% 19
Scotland -25 74 £413 +4.43% 1
Edinburgh -13 70 £425 +7.59%
South West +3 33 £375 -6.83% 5
Yorkshire -17 32 £400 +12.35% 1
City of London +19 30 £525 +10.52% 8
West Yorkshire -5 30 £403 +13.06%
Bristol +7 18 £350 -4.76% 4
Leeds 0 15 £500 +42.85%
Halifax 0 14 £363 +1.82%
Gloucestershire +16 12 £438 -7.89%
North West -34 11 £465 +3.33% 1
West Midlands -41 11 £450 - 3
Gloucester - 11 £450 -
Birmingham -11 9 £450 - 2
South East +1 8 £283 -29.18% 2
Manchester -22 7 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 6 £375 -
East of England +26 5 £331 -
Milton Keynes +15 5 £375 -
Northampton +3 5 £375 -16.66%
Northamptonshire +2 5 £375 -16.66%
East Midlands 0 5 £375 -16.66%
Channel Islands - 4 £400 -
Jersey - 4 £400 -
Essex +7 2 £331 -
Glasgow -3 2 £325 -17.72% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £315 -

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 770 (100.00%) Banking
1 770 (100.00%) Retail
2 443 (57.53%) Finance
3 193 (25.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 129 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (14.03%) Project Management
6 99 (12.86%) Migration
7 85 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
8 80 (10.39%) Business Analysis
9 67 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 65 (8.44%) SQL
11 38 (4.94%) Java
12 36 (4.68%) SAS
12 36 (4.68%) Wealth Management
12 36 (4.68%) Investment Banking
12 36 (4.68%) Data Centre
13 31 (4.03%) MS Excel
14 30 (3.90%) PRINCE2
14 30 (3.90%) Change Management
14 30 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
14 30 (3.90%) Credit Risk
14 30 (3.90%) SDLC
15 28 (3.64%) Target Operating Model
15 28 (3.64%) Waterfall
15 28 (3.64%) Scrum
15 28 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
16 27 (3.51%) Law
16 27 (3.51%) Internet
16 27 (3.51%) Data Analysis
17 26 (3.38%) Data Warehouse

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 36 (4.68%) SAS
2 14 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.91%) Mule
4 6 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.52%) CMS
5 4 (0.52%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.39%) Confluence
6 3 (0.39%) JBoss
7 2 (0.26%) Jetty
7 2 (0.26%) nginx
7 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.13%) CICS
8 1 (0.13%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 31 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (3.25%) MS Office
4 18 (2.34%) MS Project
4 18 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) Open Workbench
5 3 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) Eikon
3 3 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.39%) Primavera
3 3 (0.39%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.52%) OpenShift
2 4 (0.52%) PaaS
3 2 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.51%) Internet
2 7 (0.91%) ATM
3 5 (0.65%) BGP
3 5 (0.65%) EIGRP
3 5 (0.65%) OSPF
3 5 (0.65%) RTP
4 3 (0.39%) LAN
4 3 (0.39%) SAN
4 3 (0.39%) WAN
5 2 (0.26%) NAS
5 2 (0.26%) SMS
5 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.13%) FCoE
6 1 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.13%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) Multicast
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.91%) Big Data
4 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.65%) DB2
5 5 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.39%) Spotfire
6 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.26%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.26%) Impala
7 2 (0.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.26%) MS Access
7 2 (0.26%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.08%) JIRA
2 8 (1.04%) Selenium
3 6 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.65%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.52%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.52%) JUnit
6 3 (0.39%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.39%) Mockito
6 3 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.26%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.26%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.13%) ERwin
8 1 (0.13%) JMeter
8 1 (0.13%) Maven
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 770 (100.00%) Banking
1 770 (100.00%) Retail
2 443 (57.53%) Finance
3 36 (4.68%) Investment Banking
4 27 (3.51%) Law
5 19 (2.47%) Marketing
6 12 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
6 12 (1.56%) Legal
7 11 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.39%) Back Office
9 3 (0.39%) Front Office
9 3 (0.39%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 290 (37.66%) Analyst
2 173 (22.47%) Business Analyst
3 134 (17.40%) Project Manager
4 92 (11.95%) Banking Analyst
5 58 (7.53%) Test Manager
6 57 (7.40%) Architect
7 53 (6.88%) Developer
8 47 (6.10%) Test Analyst
9 33 (4.29%) Programme Manager
10 32 (4.16%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
11 31 (4.03%) Senior Manager
12 28 (3.64%) Digital Analyst
12 28 (3.64%) Financial Analyst
13 25 (3.25%) IT Manager
13 25 (3.25%) Test Leader
14 24 (3.12%) Banking Business Analyst
14 24 (3.12%) Banking Project Manager
15 23 (2.99%) Digital Business Analyst
15 23 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
16 22 (2.86%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.73%) XML
2 18 (2.34%) HTML
3 16 (2.08%) Web Services
4 15 (1.95%) CSS
5 14 (1.82%) SOAP
6 11 (1.43%) Spring
7 10 (1.30%) .NET
8 9 (1.17%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.17%) J2EE
8 9 (1.17%) JDBC
8 9 (1.17%) XSLT
9 8 (1.04%) jQuery
10 6 (0.78%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.65%) HTML5
11 5 (0.65%) JAXB
11 5 (0.65%) REST
12 4 (0.52%) JAX-WS
12 4 (0.52%) Middleware
12 4 (0.52%) Node.js
12 4 (0.52%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.68%) Data Centre
3 30 (3.90%) Credit Risk
4 25 (3.25%) Mobile Banking
4 25 (3.25%) Online Banking
5 24 (3.12%) User Experience
6 22 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.56%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.17%) Data Integration
10 7 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.91%) SWIFT
11 5 (0.65%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.65%) iPad
11 5 (0.65%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.52%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.52%) iPhone
12 4 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.52%) Social Media
12 4 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.69%) Windows
2 12 (1.56%) Android
3 10 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.30%) Unix
4 9 (1.17%) Linux
5 7 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.39%) Solaris
8 2 (0.26%) AIX
8 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) SUSE
9 1 (0.13%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (25.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 129 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (14.03%) Project Management
4 99 (12.86%) Migration
5 80 (10.39%) Business Analysis
6 67 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (4.68%) Wealth Management
8 30 (3.90%) Change Management
8 30 (3.90%) PRINCE2
8 30 (3.90%) SDLC
9 28 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
9 28 (3.64%) Scrum
9 28 (3.64%) Target Operating Model
9 28 (3.64%) Waterfall
10 27 (3.51%) Data Analysis
11 25 (3.25%) ITIL
11 25 (3.25%) Programme Management
11 25 (3.25%) Test Scripting
12 24 (3.12%) Defect Management
13 23 (2.99%) Anti-Money Laundering
Programming Languages
1 65 (8.44%) SQL
2 38 (4.94%) Java
3 15 (1.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.30%) C
4 10 (1.30%) C#
5 8 (1.04%) T-SQL
6 7 (0.91%) VBA
7 4 (0.52%) Perl
7 4 (0.52%) R
8 3 (0.39%) COBOL
8 3 (0.39%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.26%) Groovy
9 2 (0.26%) Python
10 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.13%) PL/1
10 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.13%) VB
10 1 (0.13%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 24 (3.12%) ISEB
2 22 (2.86%) Degree
3 16 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.17%) PMP
5 6 (0.78%) SAS Certification
6 5 (0.65%) CCNP
6 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.26%) CCA
10 1 (0.13%) ACCA
10 1 (0.13%) CIMA
10 1 (0.13%) CISM
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.17%) Data Quality
1 9 (1.17%) QA
1 9 (1.17%) SEPA
2 5 (0.65%) Basel III
3 2 (0.26%) FATCA
3 2 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.13%) Basel II
4 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.13%) KVM
2 1 (0.13%) NFS
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.13%) SRDF
2 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) Xen
2 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.39%) Puppet
3 2 (0.26%) Ansible
3 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (1.95%) HP
3 13 (1.69%) Oracle
4 11 (1.43%) IBM
5 10 (1.30%) Teradata
6 9 (1.17%) Cisco
7 7 (0.91%) TSYS
8 5 (0.65%) Pega
8 5 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.52%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.52%) Lotus
9 4 (0.52%) Reuters
10 3 (0.39%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.39%) EMC
10 3 (0.39%) Niku
10 3 (0.39%) Planview
10 3 (0.39%) Remedy
10 3 (0.39%) Splunk
11 2 (0.26%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.26%) Verint
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