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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 245 234 166
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -68
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 464 428 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.83% 1.20%
As % of the General category 2.19% 2.02% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 341 502
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£440 £413 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
21206 21233 20460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.34% 41.08% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13776 13433 12045
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 478 568 781
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.16 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 -32 360 £450 +9.09% 69
London 0 175 £450 +0.55% 33
Scotland +28 96 £400 +3.09% 6
Edinburgh +26 86 £400 +3.09% 3
South West -30 62 £463 +16.91% 5
City of London -9 48 £443 -11.50% 14
Wiltshire +13 45 £500 -4.80%
Swindon +12 44 £500 -4.80%
Yorkshire -21 41 £420 +21.73% 6
West Yorkshire -17 37 £415 +25.75% 6
North West -1 27 £450 +25.00% 9
West Midlands -1 19 £400 -8.57% 4
South East -34 17 £400 +1.01% 6
Cheshire +14 16 £450 +18.42% 3
East Midlands +13 15 £475 -2.61% 5
Northamptonshire -6 15 £475 -5.00% 5
Gloucestershire -10 12 £450 +2.27% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £375 - 1
Glasgow +4 10 £340 -22.68% 1
Birmingham +1 9 £425 - 3
Manchester -7 9 £550 +12.76% 6
Leeds -7 9 £398 +17.40% 5
Milton Keynes -8 9 £413 - 1
Gloucester +2 8 £430 -2.27%
Northampton -11 7 £475 -5.00%
South Yorkshire -2 4 £500 +28.86%
Sheffield -3 4 £500 +28.86%
Berkshire +3 3 £400 -31.33% 3
East of England -4 3 £375 - 1
Cardiff -13 3 £425 -5.55%

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 904 (100.00%) Banking
1 904 (100.00%) Retail
2 552 (61.06%) Finance
3 267 (29.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 134 (14.82%) Project Management
5 81 (8.96%) Business Analysis
6 74 (8.19%) Migration
7 69 (7.63%) Change Management
8 67 (7.41%) SQL
8 67 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (6.75%) Microsoft
11 56 (6.19%) Credit Risk
11 56 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 51 (5.64%) MS Project
13 50 (5.53%) PRINCE2
14 48 (5.31%) MS Excel
15 46 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
16 43 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
17 41 (4.54%) MS Office
18 39 (4.31%) SAS
19 36 (3.98%) QA
20 34 (3.76%) E-Commerce
21 33 (3.65%) Waterfall
22 30 (3.32%) Oracle
22 30 (3.32%) Change Control
23 29 (3.21%) Data Migration
23 29 (3.21%) Programme Management
24 28 (3.10%) IBM
24 28 (3.10%) Risk Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 39 (4.31%) SAS
2 14 (1.55%) CMS
3 10 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (0.44%) IIS
7 3 (0.33%) CICS
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.11%) Apache
9 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 51 (5.64%) MS Project
2 48 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 43 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (4.54%) MS Office
5 26 (2.88%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) DOC1
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (0.55%) VisionPLUS
3 4 (0.44%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.33%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Eikon
5 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.22%) SaaS
2 5 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.22%) Force.com
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.43%) Internet
2 14 (1.55%) ATM
3 4 (0.44%) Firewall
4 3 (0.33%) Intranet
4 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.33%) DNS
5 2 (0.22%) LAN
5 2 (0.22%) WAN
5 2 (0.22%) 3G
5 2 (0.22%) Network Security
6 1 (0.11%) SAN
6 1 (0.11%) VPN
6 1 (0.11%) HTTP
6 1 (0.11%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (1.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 17 (1.88%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (0.88%) Base SAS
5 8 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.77%) OLAP
6 7 (0.77%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.44%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (0.44%) MS Access
9 4 (0.44%) DB2
9 4 (0.44%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.33%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Toad
2 4 (0.44%) JIRA
3 2 (0.22%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.22%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.11%) Maven
4 1 (0.11%) ERwin
4 1 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.11%) JUnit
4 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.11%) Gradle
General
1 904 (100.00%) Banking
1 904 (100.00%) Retail
2 552 (61.06%) Finance
3 24 (2.65%) Financial Institution
4 22 (2.43%) Marketing
5 21 (2.32%) Investment Banking
6 17 (1.88%) Legal
7 13 (1.44%) Back Office
8 10 (1.11%) International Banking
9 9 (1.00%) Front Office
10 4 (0.44%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.33%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 343 (37.94%) Analyst
2 218 (24.12%) Business Analyst
3 177 (19.58%) Project Manager
4 82 (9.07%) Architect
5 63 (6.97%) Banking Business Analyst
6 51 (5.64%) Developer
7 43 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 42 (4.65%) Programme Manager
9 40 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
10 36 (3.98%) Senior Business Analyst
10 36 (3.98%) Senior Manager
11 34 (3.76%) PMO Analyst
12 32 (3.54%) PMO Manager
13 31 (3.43%) Consultant
14 28 (3.10%) Senior Project Manager
15 25 (2.77%) Test Manager
15 25 (2.77%) Test Analyst
16 24 (2.65%) Designer
17 16 (1.77%) Lead Business Analyst
17 16 (1.77%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.77%) .NET
2 11 (1.22%) Middleware
3 7 (0.77%) RESTful
4 6 (0.66%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (0.66%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (0.66%) REST
4 6 (0.66%) HTML
5 4 (0.44%) PhoneGap
6 3 (0.33%) CSS
6 3 (0.33%) JSP
6 3 (0.33%) SOAP
6 3 (0.33%) Web Services
6 3 (0.33%) XML
6 3 (0.33%) J2EE
6 3 (0.33%) JMS
7 2 (0.22%) HTML5
7 2 (0.22%) DOM
7 2 (0.22%) JDBC
7 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.19%) Credit Risk
3 25 (2.77%) Mobile Banking
4 24 (2.65%) Online Banking
5 23 (2.54%) User Experience
6 21 (2.32%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.33%) SWIFT
9 10 (1.11%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.00%) Data Extraction
11 8 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.77%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.77%) PMI
12 7 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.66%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.66%) Copywriting
14 4 (0.44%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
14 4 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.99%) Windows
2 15 (1.66%) Linux
2 15 (1.66%) Android
3 13 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.11%) UNIX
5 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.77%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.22%) AIX
8 2 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) zOS
9 1 (0.11%) MVS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (29.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 134 (14.82%) Project Management
3 81 (8.96%) Business Analysis
4 74 (8.19%) Migration
5 69 (7.63%) Change Management
6 67 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 50 (5.53%) PRINCE2
9 34 (3.76%) E-Commerce
10 33 (3.65%) Waterfall
11 30 (3.32%) Change Control
12 29 (3.21%) Data Migration
12 29 (3.21%) Programme Management
13 28 (3.10%) Risk Management
14 27 (2.99%) Scrum
15 26 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (2.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 26 (2.88%) Business Transformation
16 24 (2.65%) Service Delivery
17 23 (2.54%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 67 (7.41%) SQL
2 16 (1.77%) VBA
3 15 (1.66%) Java
4 9 (1.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.77%) C#
7 6 (0.66%) SAS Macro
8 3 (0.33%) C
8 3 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.22%) COBOL
10 1 (0.11%) JCL
10 1 (0.11%) XAML
10 1 (0.11%) C++
10 1 (0.11%) RPG
10 1 (0.11%) VB
10 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.11%) MUMPS
10 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 19 (2.10%) Degree
3 15 (1.66%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.11%) ISEB
5 8 (0.88%) PMP
5 8 (0.88%) MBA
6 4 (0.44%) SAS Certification
6 4 (0.44%) CISSP
6 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.33%) CISM
7 3 (0.33%) APMP
8 2 (0.22%) CRISC
8 2 (0.22%) CBAP
8 2 (0.22%) HNC
8 2 (0.22%) HND
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.22%) CISA
8 2 (0.22%) CIMA
8 2 (0.22%) ACCA
8 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.98%) QA
2 6 (0.66%) COREP
2 6 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.55%) COBIT
4 4 (0.44%) FINREP
4 4 (0.44%) FATCA
4 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) COSO
5 2 (0.22%) Basel II
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) BS7799
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) EMIR
6 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) XenApp
2 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.11%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 17 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.11%) SCOM
3 1 (0.11%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (0.11%) Control-M
3 1 (0.11%) Nagios
3 1 (0.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 61 (6.75%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.32%) Oracle
3 28 (3.10%) IBM
4 15 (1.66%) Teradata
4 15 (1.66%) SAP
5 14 (1.55%) Unisys
6 11 (1.22%) Business Objects
7 10 (1.11%) CA
8 9 (1.00%) VMware
8 9 (1.00%) HP
9 8 (0.88%) ICL
9 8 (0.88%) Unica
10 7 (0.77%) Citrix
10 7 (0.77%) Cisco
11 6 (0.66%) Sencha
11 6 (0.66%) Fiserv
11 6 (0.66%) Adobe
11 6 (0.66%) EMC
11 6 (0.66%) Apple
12 5 (0.55%) GoldenSource
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Rate: £450 - £650 per day
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London
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Rate: £450 - £700 per annum
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Manchester
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Manchester
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Cheshire
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Rate: £450.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £400 - £445 per day
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London
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Rate: £10.00 - £380.00 per day
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East London
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