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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retail Banking
UK
Rank 358 294 269
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -25
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 259 388 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.75% 0.79%
As % of the General category 1.54% 1.94% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 261 297
Median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.50%
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
16872 20007 20385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 38.47% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11065 12918 12826
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 517 437
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.86 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -22 208 £463 +2.77% 91
London -27 115 £525 +10.52% 70
Scotland -28 44 £425 -10.52% 9
Edinburgh -12 39 £425 -10.52% 8
City of London +9 29 £600 +26.31% 5
South West +30 27 £300 -21.56% 1
Yorkshire +23 22 £403 +13.06% 6
West Yorkshire +22 18 £354 -0.70% 1
Gloucestershire +14 15 £350 -12.50%
North West +5 14 £375 -11.76% 2
Gloucester +9 13 £275 -30.37%
East Midlands +8 9 £450 +12.50% 1
Halifax +7 9 £346 +6.46% 1
Leeds +6 9 £495 +38.26%
Bristol +3 9 £300 +1.01%
Northamptonshire -1 9 £450 +5.88%
Belfast - 7 £313 -
Northern Ireland - 7 £313 -
County Antrim - 7 £313 -
West Midlands +9 5 £438 -2.77% 1
Birmingham +3 5 £438 +29.62% 1
Manchester -2 5 £363 -14.70% 1
Northampton -4 5 £425 -
North East -17 5 £531 -3.40%
East of England +6 4 £428 -22.27% 6
South Yorkshire +5 4 £420 -16.00% 5
Sheffield +2 4 £420 -16.00% 5
South East +2 4 £440 +10.00% 4
Tyne and Wear - 4 £575 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £575 -

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 502 (100.00%) Banking
1 502 (100.00%) Retail
2 270 (53.78%) Finance
3 143 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (24.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (12.55%) Project Management
6 55 (10.96%) Migration
6 55 (10.96%) SQL
7 52 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (9.96%) Java
9 47 (9.36%) Scrum
10 44 (8.76%) Windows
11 36 (7.17%) Test Scripting
12 35 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 34 (6.77%) MS Excel
14 33 (6.57%) Microsoft
15 29 (5.78%) Investment Banking
15 29 (5.78%) Business Analysis
16 28 (5.58%) Investment Management
16 28 (5.58%) Wealth Management
16 28 (5.58%) Risk Management
16 28 (5.58%) MS Office
16 28 (5.58%) Big Data
17 27 (5.38%) Selenium
18 26 (5.18%) C#
18 26 (5.18%) Hadoop
19 25 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
20 24 (4.78%) Internet
20 24 (4.78%) Analytics
21 23 (4.58%) SQL Server

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 17 (3.39%) IBM Notes
2 16 (3.19%) SAS
3 14 (2.79%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.39%) Confluence
5 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.80%) Apache
7 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.60%) IIS
8 3 (0.60%) JBoss
9 2 (0.40%) CMS
9 2 (0.40%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.40%) Mule
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.20%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 34 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.58%) MS Office
3 14 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.99%) MS Project
5 9 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) HipChat
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.99%) Eikon
2 3 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.60%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.40%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (1.20%) Office 365
3 2 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.78%) Internet
2 7 (1.39%) ATM
2 7 (1.39%) BGP
2 7 (1.39%) EIGRP
2 7 (1.39%) OSPF
3 3 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (0.60%) Firewall
3 3 (0.60%) Network Security
3 3 (0.60%) VPN
3 3 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.40%) LAN
4 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.20%) MPLS
5 1 (0.20%) SAN
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.58%) Big Data
2 26 (5.18%) Hadoop
3 25 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (4.58%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.99%) QlikView
8 14 (2.79%) Apache Hive
8 14 (2.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (2.79%) Snowflake Schema
8 14 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.40%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.20%) HBase
12 1 (0.20%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 27 (5.38%) Selenium
2 21 (4.18%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.59%) Cucumber
4 16 (3.19%) JIRA
4 16 (3.19%) WebDriver
5 13 (2.59%) Selenium IDE
6 9 (1.79%) JMeter
6 9 (1.79%) JUnit
7 6 (1.20%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.80%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.80%) Maven
8 4 (0.80%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.60%) Appium
9 3 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.60%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.40%) Mocha
10 2 (0.40%) Subversion
10 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.40%) TestNG
10 2 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 502 (100.00%) Banking
1 502 (100.00%) Retail
2 270 (53.78%) Finance
3 29 (5.78%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.18%) Corporate Banking
5 20 (3.98%) Advertising
6 13 (2.59%) Law
7 12 (2.39%) Private Banking
8 11 (2.19%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.59%) Marketing
10 7 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.00%) Front Office
12 3 (0.60%) Legal
12 3 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Back Office
13 2 (0.40%) Electronics
13 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.20%) International Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 135 (26.89%) Analyst
2 81 (16.14%) Business Analyst
3 66 (13.15%) Developer
4 62 (12.35%) Project Manager
5 46 (9.16%) Banking Analyst
5 46 (9.16%) Test Manager
6 29 (5.78%) Architect
7 27 (5.38%) Test Analyst
8 24 (4.78%) IT Manager
8 24 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (4.58%) Java Developer
10 21 (4.18%) Programme Manager
11 20 (3.98%) Senior Manager
12 17 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (2.99%) IT Project Manager
14 14 (2.79%) Test Engineer
15 13 (2.59%) Banking Project Manager
15 13 (2.59%) Senior Business Analyst
15 13 (2.59%) Test Leader
16 12 (2.39%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.39%) Spring
2 13 (2.59%) CSS
2 13 (2.59%) HTML
3 11 (2.19%) Spring Boot
4 8 (1.59%) HTML5
4 8 (1.59%) Web Services
5 7 (1.39%) .NET
5 7 (1.39%) CSS3
6 6 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.20%) J2EE
7 5 (1.00%) REST
7 5 (1.00%) XML
8 4 (0.80%) Apache Sling
8 4 (0.80%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (0.80%) Middleware
8 4 (0.80%) Node.js
8 4 (0.80%) RESTful
8 4 (0.80%) SOAP
9 3 (0.60%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.18%) User Experience
3 17 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 15 (2.99%) iPhone
5 13 (2.59%) iPad
6 11 (2.19%) Fintech
7 10 (1.99%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.99%) Online Banking
8 9 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (1.20%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.00%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.80%) Equities
12 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.80%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.80%) PMI
12 4 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.76%) Windows
2 22 (4.38%) Windows Server
3 21 (4.18%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (2.39%) Windows XP
5 11 (2.19%) Android
6 9 (1.79%) Linux
7 7 (1.39%) Unix
8 6 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (24.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (12.55%) Project Management
4 55 (10.96%) Migration
5 47 (9.36%) Scrum
6 36 (7.17%) Test Scripting
7 35 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (5.78%) Business Analysis
9 28 (5.58%) Investment Management
9 28 (5.58%) Risk Management
9 28 (5.58%) Wealth Management
10 24 (4.78%) Analytics
11 23 (4.58%) Data Analysis
12 20 (3.98%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (3.59%) BDD
14 17 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (3.39%) Test Management
14 17 (3.39%) Visualisation
15 16 (3.19%) PRINCE2
15 16 (3.19%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 55 (10.96%) SQL
2 50 (9.96%) Java
3 26 (5.18%) C#
4 18 (3.59%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 15 (2.99%) Scala
6 15 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.59%) C
8 5 (1.00%) Apple Swift
8 5 (1.00%) Python
9 4 (0.80%) VBA
10 3 (0.60%) Perl
11 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.40%) C++
11 2 (0.40%) ES6
11 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.40%) Ruby
12 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.20%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (4.38%) Degree
2 9 (1.79%) ISEB
3 8 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.39%) SAS Certification
5 5 (1.00%) CISSP
5 5 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.80%) CISM
6 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.60%) CCNP
7 3 (0.60%) PMP
8 2 (0.40%) ACCA
8 2 (0.40%) CIMA
8 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.20%) APMG
9 1 (0.20%) APMP
9 1 (0.20%) CRISC
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.99%) IFRS
2 9 (1.79%) IFRS 9
3 8 (1.59%) QA
4 5 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.60%) GDPR
5 3 (0.60%) MiFID
6 2 (0.40%) Basel III
6 2 (0.40%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) FATCA
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.20%) COREP
7 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.20%) FINREP
7 1 (0.20%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.20%) SDET
7 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (1.99%) Docker
2 4 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) KVM
4 1 (0.20%) NFS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.20%) SRDF
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Xen
4 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) Terraform
2 5 (1.00%) Puppet
3 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.60%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.40%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.20%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.20%) Salt
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (6.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.39%) Lotus
3 16 (3.19%) Cloudera
4 15 (2.99%) Bloomberg
4 15 (2.99%) Cisco
4 15 (2.99%) Reuters
5 14 (2.79%) Hortonworks
6 13 (2.59%) Splunk
7 12 (2.39%) Adobe
8 11 (2.19%) Oracle
9 9 (1.79%) IBM
9 9 (1.79%) Teradata
10 7 (1.39%) Arista
10 7 (1.39%) Juniper
10 7 (1.39%) SAP
11 6 (1.20%) Citrix
12 5 (1.00%) TSYS
13 3 (0.60%) Cognos
13 3 (0.60%) Pega
13 3 (0.60%) VMware
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