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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 255 220 175
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -45
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 418 432 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.90% 1.20%
As % of the General category 2.11% 2.20% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 332 461
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.95%
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
19845 19654 18048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.89% 40.81% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12710 12215 10738
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 589 676
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 -48 325 £450 +5.88% 79
London +3 184 £425 -7.40% 41
Scotland +21 85 £400 +1.01% 6
Edinburgh +19 80 £425 +7.32% 6
City of London +14 61 £435 -8.42% 14
South West -15 47 £494 +24.68% 6
Wiltshire +17 37 £500 +14.28% 2
Swindon +14 37 £500 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire -24 34 £415 +25.75% 10
West Yorkshire -20 32 £406 +22.87% 9
North West -5 30 £450 +6.38% 10
Halifax -1 29 £396 +20.00% 5
Cheshire +8 18 £450 +9.09% 5
West Midlands -12 11 £425 - 2
East Midlands 0 8 £450 -5.26% 5
South East -7 8 £450 -2.70% 3
Northamptonshire -12 8 £450 -10.00% 5
Manchester -2 7 £525 +10.46% 5
Gloucestershire -15 7 £450 +18.42%
Glasgow -4 6 £300 -33.99%
Northampton -15 6 £450 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £450 +16.12%
Leeds -20 4 £450 +36.77% 4
East of England -2 3 £600 -
Gloucester -3 3 £392 +3.09%
Coventry -7 3 £350 -17.64%
Milton Keynes -14 3 £450 +16.12%
Knutsford +2 2 £400 +6.66%
Sheffield -3 2 £500 +11.11% 1
South Yorkshire -4 2 £500 +11.11% 1

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 878 (100.00%) Banking
1 878 (100.00%) Retail
2 559 (63.67%) Finance
3 260 (29.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 131 (14.92%) Project Management
5 86 (9.79%) Business Analysis
6 71 (8.09%) Migration
7 68 (7.74%) SQL
8 65 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
10 62 (7.06%) Change Management
11 59 (6.72%) Credit Risk
12 56 (6.38%) Microsoft
13 54 (6.15%) PRINCE2
14 49 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 48 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
16 47 (5.35%) MS Project
17 45 (5.13%) MS Excel
18 44 (5.01%) MS Office
19 38 (4.33%) SAS
20 36 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
21 33 (3.76%) Waterfall
22 31 (3.53%) IBM
23 29 (3.30%) QA
23 29 (3.30%) Risk Management
23 29 (3.30%) Business Transformation
24 28 (3.19%) Mobile Banking
24 28 (3.19%) Data Migration
25 27 (3.08%) Programme Management
26 26 (2.96%) Business Intelligence

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (4.33%) SAS
2 14 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.25%) CMS
4 7 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.46%) IIS
6 3 (0.34%) CICS
6 3 (0.34%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.11%) JBoss
8 1 (0.11%) Apache
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 47 (5.35%) MS Project
2 45 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 44 (5.01%) MS Office
4 36 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.91%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) DOC1
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (0.80%) VisionPLUS
3 5 (0.57%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.34%) Summit
4 3 (0.34%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.34%) Eikon
4 3 (0.34%) Finacle
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.37%) SaaS
2 4 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) Force.com
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.71%) Internet
2 14 (1.59%) ATM
3 3 (0.34%) Intranet
4 2 (0.23%) DNS
4 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.23%) 3G
5 1 (0.11%) Firewall
5 1 (0.11%) SAN
5 1 (0.11%) VPN
5 1 (0.11%) HTTP
5 1 (0.11%) PPP
5 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (2.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 18 (2.05%) SQL Server
4 13 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.14%) Base SAS
6 10 (1.14%) OLAP
6 10 (1.14%) MS Access
6 10 (1.14%) Data Mining
7 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (0.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.46%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.46%) DB2
11 3 (0.34%) QlikView
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Toad
1 5 (0.57%) JIRA
2 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.23%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.23%) Gradle
2 2 (0.23%) Maven
2 2 (0.23%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.23%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.11%) ERwin
3 1 (0.11%) Xcode
3 1 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.11%) Ant
3 1 (0.11%) JUnit
3 1 (0.11%) Subversion
3 1 (0.11%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 878 (100.00%) Banking
1 878 (100.00%) Retail
2 559 (63.67%) Finance
3 24 (2.73%) Legal
4 23 (2.62%) Financial Institution
5 22 (2.51%) Marketing
6 16 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.25%) International Banking
8 8 (0.91%) Front Office
9 6 (0.68%) Back Office
10 3 (0.34%) Advertising
10 3 (0.34%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 340 (38.72%) Analyst
2 227 (25.85%) Business Analyst
3 161 (18.34%) Project Manager
4 90 (10.25%) Architect
5 62 (7.06%) Banking Business Analyst
6 54 (6.15%) Developer
7 49 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
8 40 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
9 36 (4.10%) Senior Business Analyst
10 33 (3.76%) Programme Manager
11 31 (3.53%) PMO Manager
12 30 (3.42%) PMO Analyst
13 29 (3.30%) Consultant
14 28 (3.19%) Senior Manager
15 27 (3.08%) Designer
16 24 (2.73%) Test Analyst
17 22 (2.51%) Test Manager
18 20 (2.28%) Senior Project Manager
19 19 (2.16%) Lead Business Analyst
20 18 (2.05%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.16%) .NET
2 10 (1.14%) Middleware
3 7 (0.80%) RESTful
4 6 (0.68%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (0.68%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (0.68%) HTML
5 5 (0.57%) REST
6 4 (0.46%) PhoneGap
6 4 (0.46%) XML
6 4 (0.46%) CSS
7 3 (0.34%) J2EE
7 3 (0.34%) HTML5
8 2 (0.23%) Spring
8 2 (0.23%) JNDI
8 2 (0.23%) JDBC
8 2 (0.23%) JSP
8 2 (0.23%) SOAP
8 2 (0.23%) Web Services
8 2 (0.23%) JMS
9 1 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.72%) Credit Risk
3 28 (3.19%) Mobile Banking
4 24 (2.73%) User Experience
5 23 (2.62%) Online Banking
6 16 (1.82%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.25%) Reference Data
9 10 (1.14%) SWIFT
10 9 (1.03%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.91%) PMI
11 8 (0.91%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.80%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.68%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.57%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.57%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
15 4 (0.46%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.85%) Windows
2 17 (1.94%) Android
3 15 (1.71%) Linux
3 15 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.03%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.91%) UNIX
8 3 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) zOS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (29.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 131 (14.92%) Project Management
3 86 (9.79%) Business Analysis
4 71 (8.09%) Migration
5 65 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (7.06%) Change Management
7 54 (6.15%) PRINCE2
8 49 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 33 (3.76%) Waterfall
10 29 (3.30%) Risk Management
10 29 (3.30%) Business Transformation
11 28 (3.19%) Data Migration
12 27 (3.08%) Programme Management
13 26 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (2.96%) Data Modelling
13 26 (2.96%) E-Commerce
14 25 (2.85%) Change Control
15 24 (2.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 24 (2.73%) Scrum
16 23 (2.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (7.74%) SQL
2 22 (2.51%) VBA
3 17 (1.94%) Java
4 8 (0.91%) T-SQL
5 7 (0.80%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.68%) SAS Macro
6 6 (0.68%) C#
7 4 (0.46%) COBOL
8 3 (0.34%) C
9 2 (0.23%) C++
9 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.23%) RPG
9 2 (0.23%) PL/1
10 1 (0.11%) JCL
10 1 (0.11%) XAML
10 1 (0.11%) MUMPS
10 1 (0.11%) XQuery
10 1 (0.11%) VB
10 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 17 (1.94%) Degree
3 14 (1.59%) ISEB
3 14 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 8 (0.91%) PMP
5 6 (0.68%) MBA
6 4 (0.46%) SAS Certification
7 3 (0.34%) ACCA
7 3 (0.34%) CIMA
7 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.23%) APMP
8 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.23%) CISA
9 1 (0.11%) CISM
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CCA
9 1 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.30%) QA
2 7 (0.80%) COREP
3 6 (0.68%) FATCA
3 6 (0.68%) COBIT
4 5 (0.57%) FINREP
5 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.23%) COSO
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) Basel II
8 1 (0.11%) BS7799
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 20 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.11%) SCOM
2 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 56 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.53%) IBM
3 23 (2.62%) Oracle
4 21 (2.39%) SAP
5 17 (1.94%) Teradata
6 15 (1.71%) Unisys
7 11 (1.25%) HP
7 11 (1.25%) Business Objects
8 10 (1.14%) VMware
9 8 (0.91%) Unica
9 8 (0.91%) ICL
9 8 (0.91%) Cisco
9 8 (0.91%) CA
9 8 (0.91%) EMC
9 8 (0.91%) Apple
10 7 (0.80%) Citrix
10 7 (0.80%) Cognos
11 6 (0.68%) Sencha
11 6 (0.68%) Fiserv
12 5 (0.57%) Adobe
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