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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 245 225 173
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -52
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 457 498 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.93% 1.17%
As % of the General category 2.12% 2.37% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 378 450
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£425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
21531 21010 19777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.18% 39.43% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13221 12961 11968
Average daily rate £438 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £605 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 508 606 637
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -46 352 £428 +0.58% 100
London -17 187 £425 -7.00% 43
Scotland +28 99 £400 -3.03% 5
Edinburgh +20 90 £388 -2.14% 4
City of London +21 70 £425 -5.55% 14
South West -17 45 £466 +15.50% 8
North West -1 44 £450 +5.88% 21
Yorkshire -28 40 £380 +15.15% 13
West Yorkshire -31 37 £380 +15.15% 12
Halifax -3 27 £375 +13.63% 4
Swindon 0 26 £494 +26.52% 3
Wiltshire -2 26 £494 +26.52% 3
Cheshire -1 20 £450 +13.20% 11
Manchester 0 18 £450 -10.00% 9
Bristol +4 14 £406 -1.63% 2
East Midlands -17 13 £350 -30.00% 3
Northamptonshire -21 13 £350 -30.00% 3
Northampton -16 11 £440 -12.00% 3
West Midlands -8 10 £438 -2.77% 3
Glasgow -3 9 £425 -8.15%
Leeds -5 9 £388 -0.32% 6
South East -42 7 £425 +7.93% 7
Birmingham -2 5 £355 -30.39% 2
East of England +15 4 £650 - 1
South Yorkshire 0 3 £438 -2.77% 1
Coventry -5 3 £450 - 1
Wales -13 3 £190 -52.02%
North East +8 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £725 -
Cardiff +1 2 £180 -54.54%

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 891 (100.00%) Banking
1 891 (100.00%) Retail
2 594 (66.67%) Finance
3 263 (29.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 144 (16.16%) Project Management
5 94 (10.55%) Business Analysis
6 91 (10.21%) Migration
7 89 (9.99%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 64 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (6.96%) Change Management
10 59 (6.62%) SQL
11 51 (5.72%) PRINCE2
11 51 (5.72%) Microsoft
12 47 (5.27%) MS Project
13 45 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
14 44 (4.94%) Credit Risk
15 41 (4.60%) Data Migration
16 39 (4.38%) MS Excel
16 39 (4.38%) Waterfall
17 36 (4.04%) E-Commerce
17 36 (4.04%) MS Office
17 36 (4.04%) Online Banking
18 35 (3.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 34 (3.82%) Risk Management
20 31 (3.48%) Scrum
21 29 (3.25%) ISEB
21 29 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 28 (3.14%) Data Modelling
22 28 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 26 (2.92%) SAS
2 15 (1.68%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.12%) CMS
4 8 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.45%) JBoss
6 4 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.22%) Liferay
8 2 (0.22%) Apache
8 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.22%) IIS
8 2 (0.22%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.11%) CICS
9 1 (0.11%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (5.27%) MS Project
2 39 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 36 (4.04%) MS Office
4 28 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.22%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (0.56%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.34%) Summit
3 3 (0.34%) Finacle
3 3 (0.34%) Eikon
4 2 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.79%) SaaS
2 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.22%) Force.com
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.13%) Internet
2 15 (1.68%) ATM
3 4 (0.45%) Intranet
4 2 (0.22%) SSL
4 2 (0.22%) HTTP
4 2 (0.22%) 3G
4 2 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.11%) 4G
5 1 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.11%) Extranet
5 1 (0.11%) PPP
5 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.11%) VPN
5 1 (0.11%) DNS
5 1 (0.11%) SAN
5 1 (0.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.57%) Data Mining
3 14 (1.57%) MS Access
3 14 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 9 (1.01%) OLAP
8 8 (0.90%) Base SAS
9 7 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.67%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.22%) DB2
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.56%) TestDirector
1 5 (0.56%) JIRA
1 5 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.45%) Maven
3 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.34%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.22%) Ant
4 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.22%) Gradle
4 2 (0.22%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.11%) ERwin
5 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.11%) Xcode
5 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 891 (100.00%) Banking
1 891 (100.00%) Retail
2 594 (66.67%) Finance
3 25 (2.81%) Legal
4 22 (2.47%) Financial Institution
4 22 (2.47%) Marketing
5 19 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 7 (0.79%) International Banking
6 7 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.67%) General Ledger
8 5 (0.56%) Back Office
9 4 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.34%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.34%) Front Office
10 3 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Law
11 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 347 (38.95%) Analyst
2 229 (25.70%) Business Analyst
3 174 (19.53%) Project Manager
4 75 (8.42%) Architect
5 55 (6.17%) Banking Business Analyst
6 50 (5.61%) Developer
7 46 (5.16%) Senior Analyst
8 42 (4.71%) Test Analyst
9 40 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
10 35 (3.93%) Senior Business Analyst
11 33 (3.70%) Test Manager
12 30 (3.37%) Senior Manager
13 27 (3.03%) PMO Analyst
14 24 (2.69%) Programme Manager
14 24 (2.69%) Financial Business Analyst
15 22 (2.47%) Consultant
15 22 (2.47%) PMO Manager
16 20 (2.24%) Designer
16 20 (2.24%) Data Analyst
17 19 (2.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.24%) .NET
2 11 (1.23%) HTML
3 10 (1.12%) CSS
4 9 (1.01%) Middleware
4 9 (1.01%) RESTful
5 6 (0.67%) Sencha Touch
5 6 (0.67%) Apache Cordova
6 5 (0.56%) REST
6 5 (0.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.45%) PhoneGap
8 3 (0.34%) jQuery
8 3 (0.34%) Spring
8 3 (0.34%) JSP
8 3 (0.34%) Servlets
8 3 (0.34%) J2EE
8 3 (0.34%) XML
9 2 (0.22%) SOAP
9 2 (0.22%) JMX
9 2 (0.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.94%) Credit Risk
3 36 (4.04%) Online Banking
4 25 (2.81%) User Experience
5 21 (2.36%) Mobile Banking
6 12 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.23%) SWIFT
7 11 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 8 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 8 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.67%) PMI
11 5 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.56%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.34%) Animation
13 3 (0.34%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.34%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.81%) Windows
2 17 (1.91%) Linux
3 15 (1.68%) Android
4 14 (1.57%) UNIX
5 12 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.01%) Windows XP
7 8 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (29.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 144 (16.16%) Project Management
3 94 (10.55%) Business Analysis
4 91 (10.21%) Migration
5 89 (9.99%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 62 (6.96%) Change Management
8 51 (5.72%) PRINCE2
9 41 (4.60%) Data Migration
10 39 (4.38%) Waterfall
11 36 (4.04%) E-Commerce
12 35 (3.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 34 (3.82%) Risk Management
14 31 (3.48%) Scrum
15 28 (3.14%) Data Analysis
15 28 (3.14%) Data Modelling
16 26 (2.92%) Business Transformation
17 24 (2.69%) Programme Management
18 23 (2.58%) ETL
18 23 (2.58%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 59 (6.62%) SQL
2 24 (2.69%) VBA
3 23 (2.58%) Java
4 14 (1.57%) JavaScript
5 7 (0.79%) C#
6 4 (0.45%) C
6 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.34%) VB
7 3 (0.34%) COBOL
8 2 (0.22%) RPG
8 2 (0.22%) SAS Macro
8 2 (0.22%) PL/1
9 1 (0.11%) JCL
9 1 (0.11%) Jython
9 1 (0.11%) XPath
9 1 (0.11%) MUMPS
9 1 (0.11%) XQuery
9 1 (0.11%) C++
9 1 (0.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (3.25%) ISEB
1 29 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (1.80%) ISTQB
3 15 (1.68%) Degree
4 11 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.79%) PMP
7 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.22%) ACCA
7 2 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.22%) CIMA
7 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.22%) APMP
8 1 (0.11%) CRISC
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) CBAP
8 1 (0.11%) CISA
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.92%) QA
2 8 (0.90%) FATCA
3 5 (0.56%) COREP
4 4 (0.45%) COBIT
5 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.34%) Basel II
5 3 (0.34%) FINREP
5 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) COSO
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.11%) SLA
7 1 (0.11%) BS7799
7 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) SRDF
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 51 (5.72%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.03%) Oracle
3 17 (1.91%) IBM
4 14 (1.57%) SAP
5 13 (1.46%) Teradata
6 9 (1.01%) HP
7 8 (0.90%) Unisys
7 8 (0.90%) Apple
8 7 (0.79%) Adobe
9 6 (0.67%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.67%) Cognos
9 6 (0.67%) Sencha
10 5 (0.56%) VMware
10 5 (0.56%) EMC
10 5 (0.56%) GoldenSource
10 5 (0.56%) ICL
10 5 (0.56%) Avaloq
11 4 (0.45%) Cisco
11 4 (0.45%) FatWire
12 3 (0.34%) ServiceNow
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Halifax
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Posted: Yesterday
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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