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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 241 236 148
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -88
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 483 432 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.85% 1.31%
As % of the General category 2.19% 2.04% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 340 565
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£430 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -

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
22021 21208 21678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.72% 41.57% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14033 13486 12716
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +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 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 547 787
Average hourly rate £22.68 £21.00 £23.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -19 372 £440 +6.02% 61
London -43 168 £425 -3.40% 33
Scotland +29 99 £425 +11.84% 6
Edinburgh +28 90 £425 +11.84% 5
South West -16 70 £461 +16.28% 2
Wiltshire +10 52 £488 -3.75% 1
Swindon +13 50 £488 -3.75% 1
City of London -3 48 £438 -7.89% 8
Yorkshire -7 48 £406 +6.90% 10
West Yorkshire -5 43 £400 +8.62% 6
North West +3 29 £450 +21.62% 6
West Midlands -11 19 £400 -8.57% 1
Cheshire +14 17 £450 +8.43% 1
East Midlands +13 17 £475 +15.15% 1
South East -24 17 £400 +2.10% 5
Northamptonshire -3 16 £475 +11.82% 1
Gloucestershire -2 13 £425 -3.95%
Buckinghamshire -4 12 £363 -12.12% 3
Manchester -4 11 £525 +16.60% 5
Birmingham +5 10 £425 -
Leeds -5 10 £396 +4.21% 2
Milton Keynes -11 10 £375 -9.09% 3
Gloucester +4 9 £448 +1.12%
Glasgow -3 8 £425 -3.35% 1
Northampton -5 8 £476 +11.88%
Cardiff -11 8 £453 +0.55% 2
South Wales -12 8 £453 +0.55% 2
Wales -26 8 £453 +0.55% 2
Coventry -8 5 £350 -22.22%
South Yorkshire -1 4 £538 +38.53% 3

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 891 (100.00%) Banking
1 891 (100.00%) Retail
2 539 (60.49%) Finance
3 262 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 128 (14.37%) Project Management
5 77 (8.64%) Business Analysis
6 73 (8.19%) Migration
7 68 (7.63%) Change Management
8 66 (7.41%) SQL
9 65 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
10 64 (7.18%) Microsoft
11 55 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 53 (5.95%) MS Project
13 47 (5.27%) MS Excel
14 46 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
14 46 (5.16%) Credit Risk
15 45 (5.05%) PRINCE2
16 43 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
17 37 (4.15%) MS Office
17 37 (4.15%) SAS
17 37 (4.15%) QA
18 35 (3.93%) E-Commerce
19 32 (3.59%) Change Control
20 31 (3.48%) Oracle
21 30 (3.37%) Risk Management
22 29 (3.25%) IBM
22 29 (3.25%) Data Migration
23 28 (3.14%) Waterfall
24 27 (3.03%) Programme Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 37 (4.15%) SAS
2 11 (1.23%) CMS
3 10 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (0.45%) IIS
6 4 (0.45%) CICS
7 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.11%) Apache
8 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.11%) Confluence
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 53 (5.95%) MS Project
2 47 (5.27%) MS Excel
3 43 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (4.15%) MS Office
5 26 (2.92%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.01%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) DOC1
8 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.56%) VisionPLUS
2 4 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (0.45%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.34%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.12%) SaaS
2 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.11%) Force.com
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.58%) Internet
2 13 (1.46%) ATM
3 4 (0.45%) Firewall
4 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.34%) DNS
4 3 (0.34%) Intranet
5 2 (0.22%) Network Security
5 2 (0.22%) 3G
5 2 (0.22%) LAN
5 2 (0.22%) WAN
6 1 (0.11%) VPN
6 1 (0.11%) HTTP
6 1 (0.11%) PPP
6 1 (0.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (2.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 17 (1.91%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.79%) OLAP
6 7 (0.79%) Data Mining
6 7 (0.79%) Base SAS
7 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.56%) DB2
8 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.45%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.34%) MS Access
10 3 (0.34%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (0.56%) Toad
2 4 (0.45%) JIRA
3 2 (0.22%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.22%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.22%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.11%) JUnit
4 1 (0.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.11%) ERwin
4 1 (0.11%) Maven
4 1 (0.11%) Gradle
4 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
General
1 891 (100.00%) Banking
1 891 (100.00%) Retail
2 539 (60.49%) Finance
3 22 (2.47%) Investment Banking
4 21 (2.36%) Marketing
5 20 (2.24%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.35%) Back Office
7 11 (1.23%) Legal
8 10 (1.12%) International Banking
9 9 (1.01%) Front Office
10 6 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.45%) Advertising
12 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.34%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.22%) German Language
13 2 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) Law
14 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 333 (37.37%) Analyst
2 211 (23.68%) Business Analyst
3 173 (19.42%) Project Manager
4 83 (9.32%) Architect
5 58 (6.51%) Banking Business Analyst
6 50 (5.61%) Developer
7 45 (5.05%) Programme Manager
7 45 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
8 43 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
9 38 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
10 36 (4.04%) PMO Analyst
10 36 (4.04%) Senior Manager
11 32 (3.59%) PMO Manager
12 27 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
12 27 (3.03%) Consultant
13 26 (2.92%) Test Analyst
14 25 (2.81%) Designer
15 21 (2.36%) Test Manager
16 16 (1.80%) Programme Analyst
17 15 (1.68%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.02%) .NET
2 8 (0.90%) Middleware
3 7 (0.79%) HTML
3 7 (0.79%) REST
3 7 (0.79%) RESTful
4 6 (0.67%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (0.67%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (0.56%) JMS
5 5 (0.56%) JSP
6 4 (0.45%) PhoneGap
6 4 (0.45%) SOAP
6 4 (0.45%) Web Services
6 4 (0.45%) XML
6 4 (0.45%) J2EE
7 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.34%) CSS
7 3 (0.34%) JDBC
7 3 (0.34%) JNDI
8 2 (0.22%) HTML5
8 2 (0.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.16%) Credit Risk
3 25 (2.81%) User Experience
3 25 (2.81%) Mobile Banking
4 24 (2.69%) Mainframe
5 22 (2.47%) Online Banking
6 16 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.23%) Reference Data
8 9 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.01%) Data Extraction
9 8 (0.90%) SWIFT
10 7 (0.79%) PMI
10 7 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.67%) Copywriting
12 5 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.45%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.81%) Windows
2 13 (1.46%) Android
2 13 (1.46%) Apple iOS
3 12 (1.35%) UNIX
3 12 (1.35%) Linux
4 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.22%) AIX
7 2 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) zOS
8 1 (0.11%) MVS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 128 (14.37%) Project Management
3 77 (8.64%) Business Analysis
4 73 (8.19%) Migration
5 68 (7.63%) Change Management
6 65 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 45 (5.05%) PRINCE2
9 35 (3.93%) E-Commerce
10 32 (3.59%) Change Control
11 30 (3.37%) Risk Management
12 29 (3.25%) Data Migration
13 28 (3.14%) Waterfall
14 27 (3.03%) Programme Management
14 27 (3.03%) Scrum
15 26 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (2.92%) Project Planning
16 25 (2.81%) Resource Management
16 25 (2.81%) Data Modelling
16 25 (2.81%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 66 (7.41%) SQL
2 17 (1.91%) VBA
3 15 (1.68%) Java
4 9 (1.01%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.01%) T-SQL
5 8 (0.90%) C#
6 5 (0.56%) SAS Macro
7 3 (0.34%) C
7 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.22%) COBOL
9 1 (0.11%) MUMPS
9 1 (0.11%) C++
9 1 (0.11%) RPG
9 1 (0.11%) VB
9 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.11%) JCL
9 1 (0.11%) XAML
9 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (2.47%) Degree
2 19 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (1.46%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.12%) ISEB
5 8 (0.90%) MBA
6 6 (0.67%) PMP
7 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.45%) HNC
7 4 (0.45%) HND
7 4 (0.45%) CISSP
7 4 (0.45%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.34%) CISM
8 3 (0.34%) APMP
9 2 (0.22%) CBAP
9 2 (0.22%) CRISC
9 2 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.22%) CISA
9 2 (0.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.15%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) COREP
2 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.45%) FINREP
3 4 (0.45%) FATCA
3 4 (0.45%) COBIT
4 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.22%) Basel II
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) BS7799
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) COSO
System Software
1 7 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.22%) XenApp
2 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.22%) Puppet
3 2 (0.22%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.22%) Nagios
4 1 (0.11%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.11%) Control-M
4 1 (0.11%) SCOM
4 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 64 (7.18%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.48%) Oracle
3 29 (3.25%) IBM
4 16 (1.80%) SAP
5 15 (1.68%) Unisys
5 15 (1.68%) Teradata
6 11 (1.23%) Business Objects
7 10 (1.12%) CA
8 9 (1.01%) HP
8 9 (1.01%) VMware
8 9 (1.01%) ICL
9 8 (0.90%) Unica
10 7 (0.79%) Cisco
10 7 (0.79%) Citrix
11 6 (0.67%) Sencha
11 6 (0.67%) Adobe
12 5 (0.56%) EMC
12 5 (0.56%) Cognos
12 5 (0.56%) Fiserv
13 4 (0.45%) GoldenSource
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £459.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £288.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £288.00 - £290.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £350 to £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago