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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 256 247 183
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -64
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 452 434 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.82% 1.09%
As % of the General category 2.13% 2.13% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 321 387
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £378
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
21184 20385 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.11% 38.72% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13275 12879 12117
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 567 665
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -44 337 £450 +5.88% 114
London -22 186 £450 - 45
Scotland +26 106 £385 -9.41% 16
Edinburgh +20 98 £390 -8.23% 12
City of London +1 69 £400 -5.88% 16
North West +9 52 £450 +7.14% 20
Yorkshire -22 36 £400 +5.26% 17
South West -14 33 £450 - 13
Cheshire +11 30 £450 +4.65% 5
West Yorkshire -23 30 £373 -1.97% 12
Halifax -4 19 £356 +7.87% 9
Manchester -5 18 £450 +15.97% 10
Swindon -5 18 £475 +7.83% 4
Wiltshire -14 18 £475 +7.83% 4
Bristol +8 11 £400 +33.33% 4
West Midlands -2 11 £450 +18.42% 7
Glasgow -5 8 £353 -17.05% 1
South East -25 8 £400 +23.07% 6
Coventry - 7 £450 - 4
East Midlands -18 6 £425 -15.00% 3
North East -6 5 £525 - 2
Northamptonshire -8 5 £413 -17.50% 3
Leeds -11 5 £417 -7.84% 2
South Yorkshire - 5 £500 - 2
Wales +8 4 £261 -34.05% 1
Knutsford 0 4 £450 +2.27%
Birmingham -4 4 £430 -14.00% 3
Northampton -6 4 £413 -17.50% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £525 - 1
Sheffield - 4 £500 - 2

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 854 (100.00%) Banking
1 854 (100.00%) Retail
2 556 (65.11%) Finance
3 260 (30.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 141 (16.51%) Project Management
5 99 (11.59%) Migration
6 97 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (9.60%) Business Analysis
8 74 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 67 (7.85%) SQL
10 65 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
11 53 (6.21%) Change Management
12 45 (5.27%) Data Migration
13 44 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
14 41 (4.80%) PRINCE2
15 40 (4.68%) Microsoft
16 38 (4.45%) E-Commerce
17 37 (4.33%) ISEB
17 37 (4.33%) Risk Management
18 36 (4.22%) Online Banking
19 35 (4.10%) Waterfall
20 34 (3.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 32 (3.75%) MS Excel
21 32 (3.75%) Data Analysis
22 31 (3.63%) MS Project
23 30 (3.51%) Legal
23 30 (3.51%) Credit Risk
24 28 (3.28%) Scrum
24 28 (3.28%) MS Office
24 28 (3.28%) Analytics

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (3.16%) SAS
2 18 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (0.82%) CMS
5 4 (0.47%) JBoss
5 4 (0.47%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.35%) Confluence
6 3 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (0.23%) Magnolia
7 2 (0.23%) Liferay
7 2 (0.23%) Lync
7 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.12%) Drupal
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.12%) CICS
Applications
1 32 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.63%) MS Project
3 28 (3.28%) MS Office
4 16 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (0.47%) Eikon
2 3 (0.35%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (0.35%) Summit
2 3 (0.35%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.35%) Finacle
3 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.70%) SaaS
2 2 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.12%) GitHub
3 1 (0.12%) Force.com
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.69%) Internet
2 11 (1.29%) ATM
3 5 (0.59%) Intranet
4 4 (0.47%) SSL
4 4 (0.47%) Firewall
5 3 (0.35%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.35%) Extranet
5 3 (0.35%) DNS
5 3 (0.35%) HTTP
5 3 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.12%) CTI
6 1 (0.12%) LDAP
6 1 (0.12%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.52%) MS Access
4 11 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.05%) Data Mining
7 7 (0.82%) OLAP
8 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.59%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (0.47%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.35%) DB2
11 3 (0.35%) Big Data
12 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.23%) DataStage
12 2 (0.23%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 8 (0.94%) Jenkins
1 8 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.82%) Maven
3 6 (0.70%) JIRA
4 5 (0.59%) Subversion
4 5 (0.59%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.47%) Gradle
6 3 (0.35%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.35%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.35%) FishEye
7 2 (0.23%) Ant
7 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.23%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.12%) Xcode
8 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.12%) VisualAge
8 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 854 (100.00%) Banking
1 854 (100.00%) Retail
2 556 (65.11%) Finance
3 30 (3.51%) Legal
4 24 (2.81%) Marketing
5 19 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.82%) Front Office
9 7 (0.82%) Back Office
10 6 (0.70%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.47%) Law
11 4 (0.47%) International Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 331 (38.76%) Analyst
2 220 (25.76%) Business Analyst
3 174 (20.37%) Project Manager
4 58 (6.79%) Banking Business Analyst
5 55 (6.44%) Senior Analyst
6 53 (6.21%) Architect
6 53 (6.21%) Developer
7 50 (5.85%) Test Analyst
8 41 (4.80%) Test Manager
9 36 (4.22%) Senior Business Analyst
10 34 (3.98%) Senior Manager
11 29 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (3.04%) Financial Business Analyst
13 22 (2.58%) Consultant
13 22 (2.58%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 22 (2.58%) Data Analyst
13 22 (2.58%) Test Leader
14 21 (2.46%) PMO Analyst
14 21 (2.46%) Programme Manager
15 20 (2.34%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.76%) .NET
2 14 (1.64%) HTML
3 11 (1.29%) CSS
4 9 (1.05%) Middleware
5 7 (0.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 7 (0.82%) RESTful
6 6 (0.70%) XML
6 6 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (0.59%) REST
8 4 (0.47%) J2EE
8 4 (0.47%) Web Services
8 4 (0.47%) JSP
8 4 (0.47%) jQuery
8 4 (0.47%) Spring
9 3 (0.35%) JSON
9 3 (0.35%) Servlets
9 3 (0.35%) SOAP
9 3 (0.35%) Swing
9 3 (0.35%) Sencha Touch
9 3 (0.35%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.22%) Online Banking
3 30 (3.51%) Credit Risk
4 24 (2.81%) User Experience
5 18 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
6 11 (1.29%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 7 (0.82%) Reference Data
7 7 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 7 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 7 (0.82%) PMI
8 6 (0.70%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.70%) iPad
8 6 (0.70%) SWIFT
9 5 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.47%) iPhone
10 4 (0.47%) Statistics
11 3 (0.35%) Copywriting
11 3 (0.35%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.93%) Windows
2 19 (2.22%) Linux
3 15 (1.76%) UNIX
4 9 (1.05%) Android
5 8 (0.94%) Windows XP
5 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (30.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 141 (16.51%) Project Management
3 99 (11.59%) Migration
4 97 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (9.60%) Business Analysis
6 74 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 53 (6.21%) Change Management
8 45 (5.27%) Data Migration
9 41 (4.80%) PRINCE2
10 38 (4.45%) E-Commerce
11 37 (4.33%) Risk Management
12 35 (4.10%) Waterfall
13 34 (3.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 32 (3.75%) Data Analysis
15 28 (3.28%) Scrum
15 28 (3.28%) Analytics
16 25 (2.93%) Data Modelling
16 25 (2.93%) ETL
17 24 (2.81%) Test Scripting
18 22 (2.58%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (7.85%) SQL
2 27 (3.16%) Java
3 21 (2.46%) VBA
4 14 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (0.82%) C
5 7 (0.82%) C++
6 5 (0.59%) C#
6 5 (0.59%) Perl
7 3 (0.35%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.35%) PL/1
7 3 (0.35%) Python
8 2 (0.23%) VB
8 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.23%) COBOL
8 2 (0.23%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.12%) XPath
9 1 (0.12%) Jython
9 1 (0.12%) XQuery
9 1 (0.12%) RPG
9 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (4.33%) ISEB
2 21 (2.46%) ISTQB
3 19 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (1.87%) Degree
5 12 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.82%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.70%) PMP
8 3 (0.35%) MBA
8 3 (0.35%) CCA
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.35%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.23%) CBAP
9 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.12%) CIMA
10 1 (0.12%) QiCA
10 1 (0.12%) CISA
10 1 (0.12%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.58%) QA
2 9 (1.05%) FATCA
3 4 (0.47%) COBIT
4 3 (0.35%) SLA
4 3 (0.35%) EMIR
4 3 (0.35%) FINREP
5 2 (0.23%) COREP
5 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.23%) COSO
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) Basel II
6 1 (0.12%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.23%) SRDF
1 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (4.68%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.16%) Oracle
3 17 (1.99%) IBM
4 16 (1.87%) Teradata
5 12 (1.41%) SAP
6 7 (0.82%) Adobe
6 7 (0.82%) Apple
7 6 (0.70%) HP
7 6 (0.70%) Unisys
8 5 (0.59%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.47%) Cognos
9 4 (0.47%) EMC
9 4 (0.47%) Lotus
9 4 (0.47%) Reuters
9 4 (0.47%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.47%) FatWire
9 4 (0.47%) ICL
10 3 (0.35%) GoldenSource
10 3 (0.35%) Avaloq
10 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
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