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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retail Banking
UK
Rank 371 291 259
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -32
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 240 386 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.76% 0.81%
As % of the General category 1.46% 1.96% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 275 306
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
16440 19668 19268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.66% 38.67% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10790 12471 12524
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 517 447
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -57 207 £475 +5.55% 28
London -31 133 £525 +5.00% 11
Scotland -19 28 £475 +8.57% 5
Yorkshire +10 24 £415 +3.75% 4
Edinburgh -16 24 £500 +11.11% 5
South West +23 23 £425 +5.59% 1
City of London -15 21 £600 +26.31% 3
West Yorkshire +10 17 £400 -
Gloucestershire +12 12 £425 -1.73%
Gloucester +8 11 £425 +8.97%
Halifax +8 10 £353 +5.84%
North West -6 10 £375 -16.66%
Bristol +4 7 £300 -19.40% 1
Sheffield +4 7 £425 -15.00% 4
Leeds +2 7 £538 +8.58%
South Yorkshire -1 7 £425 -15.00% 4
East Midlands +1 4 £450 +2.85%
Northamptonshire -15 4 £450 -
Belfast - 4 £313 -
County Antrim - 4 £313 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £313 -
Wiltshire +3 3 £538 +2.38%
Swindon +3 3 £538 +2.38%
Manchester -2 3 £350 -18.41%
Birmingham -3 3 £503 +42.55% 1
East of England -3 3 £563 +25.00% 6
West Midlands -5 3 £503 +11.66% 3
Cheshire +16 2 £339 -28.63%
Norfolk +8 2 £563 +2.27%
Glasgow +5 2 £425 +8.28%

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 531 (100.00%) Banking
1 531 (100.00%) Retail
2 311 (58.57%) Finance
3 148 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (27.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (13.37%) Project Management
6 59 (11.11%) SQL
7 54 (10.17%) Java
8 53 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (8.66%) Windows
11 45 (8.47%) Scrum
12 42 (7.91%) Migration
13 39 (7.34%) MS Excel
14 38 (7.16%) Investment Banking
15 37 (6.97%) Business Analysis
16 34 (6.40%) Wealth Management
16 34 (6.40%) Internet
17 30 (5.65%) MS Office
18 28 (5.27%) Microsoft
18 28 (5.27%) Test Scripting
19 27 (5.08%) Investment Management
19 27 (5.08%) C#
20 26 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
20 26 (4.90%) Windows Server
21 25 (4.71%) Degree
22 24 (4.52%) Selenium
22 24 (4.52%) Risk Management
22 24 (4.52%) SQL Server
23 23 (4.33%) Windows 7

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 19 (3.58%) IBM Notes
2 15 (2.82%) SAS
3 12 (2.26%) Apache Pig
4 8 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.94%) JBoss
7 4 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.75%) Confluence
7 4 (0.75%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.56%) Apache
8 3 (0.56%) IIS
8 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.38%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.38%) Mule
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.65%) MS Office
3 17 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.64%) MS Project
5 7 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) HipChat
7 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.20%) Eikon
2 4 (0.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.38%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.38%) Primavera
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.38%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.19%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (0.94%) Office 365
4 3 (0.56%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.56%) PaaS
5 2 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.40%) Internet
2 7 (1.32%) ATM
3 6 (1.13%) BGP
3 6 (1.13%) EIGRP
3 6 (1.13%) OSPF
4 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.38%) HTTP
5 2 (0.38%) LAN
5 2 (0.38%) Network Security
5 2 (0.38%) RTP
5 2 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.19%) SMS
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (4.52%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.14%) Big Data
4 21 (3.95%) Hadoop
5 20 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (2.45%) QlikView
8 12 (2.26%) Apache Hive
8 12 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (2.26%) Snowflake Schema
8 12 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.13%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.56%) Squirro
12 2 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.38%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (4.52%) Selenium
2 18 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.82%) Cucumber
3 15 (2.82%) WebDriver
4 12 (2.26%) Selenium IDE
5 11 (2.07%) JIRA
6 9 (1.69%) JUnit
7 8 (1.51%) JMeter
8 5 (0.94%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.94%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.56%) Appium
9 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.56%) Maven
10 2 (0.38%) Ant
10 2 (0.38%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.38%) TestNG
10 2 (0.38%) Xcode
10 2 (0.38%) Zephyr
General
1 531 (100.00%) Banking
1 531 (100.00%) Retail
2 311 (58.57%) Finance
3 38 (7.16%) Investment Banking
4 20 (3.77%) Corporate Banking
5 17 (3.20%) Law
6 15 (2.82%) Advertising
7 12 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.07%) Marketing
8 11 (2.07%) Private Banking
9 8 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.94%) Front Office
10 5 (0.94%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.94%) Legal
11 3 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Electronics
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) International Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (26.18%) Analyst
2 79 (14.88%) Business Analyst
3 75 (14.12%) Project Manager
4 63 (11.86%) Developer
5 54 (10.17%) Test Manager
6 39 (7.34%) Banking Analyst
7 38 (7.16%) Architect
8 26 (4.90%) Senior Manager
9 22 (4.14%) Java Developer
9 22 (4.14%) Test Analyst
10 19 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (3.58%) IT Manager
10 19 (3.58%) Programme Manager
11 18 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (3.20%) Digital Project Manager
13 16 (3.01%) Banking Project Manager
13 16 (3.01%) Test Leader
14 15 (2.82%) Support Engineer
15 14 (2.64%) Finance Manager
16 13 (2.45%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.64%) Spring
2 12 (2.26%) HTML
3 10 (1.88%) .NET
3 10 (1.88%) CSS
3 10 (1.88%) Spring Boot
4 7 (1.32%) J2EE
5 6 (1.13%) HTML5
5 6 (1.13%) RESTful
6 5 (0.94%) AngularJS
6 5 (0.94%) Web Services
6 5 (0.94%) XML
7 4 (0.75%) Apache Sling
7 4 (0.75%) CSS3
7 4 (0.75%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.75%) Middleware
7 4 (0.75%) Node.js
7 4 (0.75%) REST
7 4 (0.75%) SOAP
8 3 (0.56%) Java EE
8 3 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.95%) User Experience
4 18 (3.39%) iPhone
5 17 (3.20%) Blackberry
5 17 (3.20%) iPad
6 14 (2.64%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.45%) Credit Risk
7 13 (2.45%) Online Banking
8 11 (2.07%) Fintech
8 11 (2.07%) Mobile Banking
9 10 (1.88%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.69%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.69%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.13%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.13%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.94%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.94%) Social Media
13 4 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.66%) Windows
2 26 (4.90%) Windows Server
3 23 (4.33%) Windows 7
4 15 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (2.82%) Windows XP
5 10 (1.88%) Android
5 10 (1.88%) Unix
6 9 (1.69%) Linux
7 5 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (27.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (13.37%) Project Management
4 50 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 45 (8.47%) Scrum
6 42 (7.91%) Migration
7 37 (6.97%) Business Analysis
8 34 (6.40%) Wealth Management
9 28 (5.27%) Test Scripting
10 27 (5.08%) Investment Management
11 24 (4.52%) Risk Management
12 22 (4.14%) Data Analysis
12 22 (4.14%) Target Operating Model
13 21 (3.95%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (3.95%) GAP Analysis
14 20 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (3.77%) Data Modelling
14 20 (3.77%) PRINCE2
14 20 (3.77%) Test Management
15 19 (3.58%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (11.11%) SQL
2 54 (10.17%) Java
3 27 (5.08%) C#
4 21 (3.95%) T-SQL
5 14 (2.64%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.45%) Scala
6 13 (2.45%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.26%) C
8 6 (1.13%) Python
9 5 (0.94%) Perl
9 5 (0.94%) VBA
10 4 (0.75%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.38%) C++
11 2 (0.38%) Groovy
11 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.19%) COBOL
12 1 (0.19%) Ruby
12 1 (0.19%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 25 (4.71%) Degree
2 9 (1.69%) ISEB
3 8 (1.51%) SAS Certification
4 7 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.56%) CCNP
6 3 (0.56%) PMP
7 2 (0.38%) ACCA
7 2 (0.38%) CIMA
7 2 (0.38%) CISSP
7 2 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.19%) APMP
8 1 (0.19%) CCSP
8 1 (0.19%) CISM
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.07%) QA
2 9 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.94%) Basel III
4 4 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.56%) GDPR
6 2 (0.38%) FATCA
6 2 (0.38%) MiFID
6 2 (0.38%) SEPA
6 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.19%) Basel II
7 1 (0.19%) COREP
7 1 (0.19%) FINREP
7 1 (0.19%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (1.51%) Docker
2 4 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.38%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) KVM
4 1 (0.19%) NFS
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) SRDF
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Xen
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.94%) Terraform
3 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.75%) Puppet
4 3 (0.56%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.56%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (5.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.58%) Lotus
3 17 (3.20%) Bloomberg
3 17 (3.20%) Reuters
4 14 (2.64%) Splunk
5 13 (2.45%) Cisco
6 12 (2.26%) Cloudera
6 12 (2.26%) Hortonworks
6 12 (2.26%) IBM
7 9 (1.69%) Adobe
8 8 (1.51%) SAP
9 7 (1.32%) Oracle
9 7 (1.32%) Pega
10 6 (1.13%) HP
10 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.94%) Citrix
11 5 (0.94%) TSYS
12 4 (0.75%) Blue Prism
12 4 (0.75%) Juniper
12 4 (0.75%) Teradata
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