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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 388 268 267
Rank change year-on-year
-120 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 255 466 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.85% 0.84%
As % of the General category 1.42% 2.18% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 298 375
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
17985 21341 22096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.84% 39.01% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11928 13495 14093
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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 422 578 513
Median hourly rate £22.85 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.87 £47.87 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +17.10%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -94 227 £475 +5.55% 27
London -37 164 £500 +5.04% 14
Yorkshire +10 26 £415 +16.57% 2
Scotland -47 26 £475 +15.85% 5
Edinburgh -29 22 £500 +17.64% 5
South West +16 19 £475 -1.29% 7
West Yorkshire +2 19 £400 +14.61% 2
City of London -12 16 £538 +13.15% 2
Gloucestershire +18 14 £463 +54.16% 3
Halifax +4 12 £350 +4.94% 1
Gloucester +10 11 £450 +50.00% 2
South Yorkshire -2 7 £425 -15.00%
Sheffield -7 7 £425 -15.00%
Leeds +7 6 £525 +22.66%
Birmingham -9 5 £460 +21.85% 1
West Midlands -22 5 £460 +8.23% 2
North West -41 4 £277 -36.14%
Docklands, London - 4 £525 -
Cheshire +6 3 £350 -26.31%
Chester +3 3 £350 -26.31%
Bristol 0 3 £435 +27.19% 4
East of England -6 3 £563 +32.35% 1
South East -8 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -43 2 £475 +5.55%
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 2 £475 +5.55%
North East -45 2 £475 +5.55%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £275 -
Clydebank - 2 £275 -
Norfolk - 2 £563 -
Midlands +4 1 £450 -25.00%

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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.

1 614 (100.00%) Banking
1 614 (100.00%) Retail
2 369 (60.10%) Finance
3 186 (30.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 143 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (13.36%) Project Management
6 75 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (9.61%) SQL
8 58 (9.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 56 (9.12%) Migration
9 56 (9.12%) Business Analysis
10 44 (7.17%) Scrum
10 44 (7.17%) Java
11 43 (7.00%) Windows
12 39 (6.35%) MS Excel
13 38 (6.19%) Investment Banking
14 37 (6.03%) Internet
15 34 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
15 34 (5.54%) Degree
16 33 (5.37%) Wealth Management
16 33 (5.37%) MS Office
16 33 (5.37%) Risk Management
17 31 (5.05%) Data Analysis
18 30 (4.89%) Target Operating Model
19 29 (4.72%) GAP Analysis
19 29 (4.72%) Microsoft
20 27 (4.40%) Analytics
21 26 (4.23%) PRINCE2
22 25 (4.07%) Management Information System
22 25 (4.07%) SAS

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 25 (4.07%) SAS
2 16 (2.61%) IBM Notes
3 12 (1.95%) Apache Pig
3 12 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.81%) Confluence
4 5 (0.81%) JBoss
4 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.49%) Apache
6 3 (0.49%) IIS
6 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.33%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.16%) CICS
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 39 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.37%) MS Office
3 18 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.44%) MS Project
5 10 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.49%) Open Workbench
6 3 (0.49%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) HipChat
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.12%) Eikon
2 4 (0.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.49%) Primavera
3 3 (0.49%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.33%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
3 4 (0.65%) OpenShift
3 4 (0.65%) PaaS
4 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.49%) Office 365
5 2 (0.33%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.03%) Internet
2 8 (1.30%) ATM
3 5 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.65%) LAN
5 3 (0.49%) RTP
5 3 (0.49%) WAN
6 2 (0.33%) BGP
6 2 (0.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.33%) HTTP
6 2 (0.33%) Network Security
6 2 (0.33%) OSPF
6 2 (0.33%) SAN
7 1 (0.16%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.16%) LDAP
7 1 (0.16%) SMS
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (3.58%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.77%) Big Data
4 17 (2.77%) Hadoop
4 17 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (1.95%) Apache Hive
5 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 12 (1.95%) QlikView
5 12 (1.95%) Snowflake Schema
5 12 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.49%) DB2
7 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.49%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.16%) HBase
9 1 (0.16%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (2.28%) Selenium
2 13 (2.12%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.47%) JIRA
4 7 (1.14%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.14%) WebDriver
5 6 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.65%) JUnit
7 3 (0.49%) Appium
7 3 (0.49%) Maven
7 3 (0.49%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.33%) Ant
8 2 (0.33%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.33%) JMeter
8 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.33%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.16%) ERwin
9 1 (0.16%) Subversion
9 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.16%) VisualVM
General
1 614 (100.00%) Banking
1 614 (100.00%) Retail
2 369 (60.10%) Finance
3 38 (6.19%) Investment Banking
4 21 (3.42%) Corporate Banking
5 19 (3.09%) Law
6 18 (2.93%) Marketing
7 15 (2.44%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.12%) Advertising
9 9 (1.47%) Legal
9 9 (1.47%) Private Banking
10 6 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.81%) Front Office
11 5 (0.81%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (32.41%) Analyst
2 114 (18.57%) Business Analyst
3 89 (14.50%) Project Manager
4 58 (9.45%) Test Manager
5 57 (9.28%) Developer
6 56 (9.12%) Banking Analyst
7 46 (7.49%) Architect
8 26 (4.23%) Programme Manager
9 25 (4.07%) Test Analyst
10 21 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (3.42%) Senior Manager
11 19 (3.09%) Banking Project Manager
11 19 (3.09%) Test Leader
12 18 (2.93%) Banking Business Analyst
12 18 (2.93%) Digital Project Manager
12 18 (2.93%) Finance Manager
12 18 (2.93%) Java Developer
13 17 (2.77%) Digital Analyst
14 16 (2.61%) Financial Analyst
14 16 (2.61%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.95%) HTML
2 11 (1.79%) CSS
3 10 (1.63%) .NET
3 10 (1.63%) Spring
4 8 (1.30%) J2EE
5 6 (0.98%) RESTful
6 5 (0.81%) Spring Boot
6 5 (0.81%) Web Services
6 5 (0.81%) XML
7 4 (0.65%) HTML5
7 4 (0.65%) REST
7 4 (0.65%) SOAP
8 3 (0.49%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.49%) Apache Sling
8 3 (0.49%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.49%) Java EE
8 3 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.33%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.33%) jQuery
9 2 (0.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.07%) Management Information System
2 25 (4.07%) User Experience
3 19 (3.09%) Credit Risk
4 17 (2.77%) Online Banking
5 16 (2.61%) iPhone
6 15 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.28%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.28%) iPad
8 13 (2.12%) Blackberry
8 13 (2.12%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.95%) Mobile Banking
10 11 (1.79%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.63%) Fintech
12 8 (1.30%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.14%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.98%) Statistics
15 5 (0.81%) Market Risk
15 5 (0.81%) Social Media
15 5 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.00%) Windows
2 23 (3.75%) Windows Server
3 19 (3.09%) Windows 7
4 13 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (2.12%) Windows XP
5 9 (1.47%) Linux
6 8 (1.30%) Unix
7 7 (1.14%) Android
8 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.33%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (30.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 143 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (13.36%) Project Management
4 58 (9.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 56 (9.12%) Business Analysis
5 56 (9.12%) Migration
6 44 (7.17%) Scrum
7 33 (5.37%) Risk Management
7 33 (5.37%) Wealth Management
8 31 (5.05%) Data Analysis
9 30 (4.89%) Target Operating Model
10 29 (4.72%) GAP Analysis
11 27 (4.40%) Analytics
12 26 (4.23%) PRINCE2
13 24 (3.91%) Change Management
13 24 (3.91%) Investment Management
13 24 (3.91%) ITIL
14 23 (3.75%) Data Modelling
14 23 (3.75%) Test Scripting
15 22 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 59 (9.61%) SQL
2 44 (7.17%) Java
3 24 (3.91%) C#
4 21 (3.42%) T-SQL
5 14 (2.28%) C
6 13 (2.12%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.95%) Scala
8 11 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.81%) Perl
9 5 (0.81%) Python
9 5 (0.81%) VBA
10 4 (0.65%) R
11 3 (0.49%) COBOL
11 3 (0.49%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.33%) Groovy
12 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (5.54%) Degree
2 10 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (0.98%) ISEB
3 6 (0.98%) PMP
3 6 (0.98%) SAS Certification
4 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.49%) ACCA
5 3 (0.49%) CIMA
5 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.33%) CCA
6 2 (0.33%) CCNP
6 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.16%) APMP
7 1 (0.16%) CCSP
7 1 (0.16%) CISSP
7 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.95%) QA
2 9 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.81%) Basel III
3 5 (0.81%) SEPA
4 4 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) FATCA
5 2 (0.33%) MiFID
5 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) Basel II
6 1 (0.16%) COREP
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.16%) FINREP
6 1 (0.16%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.98%) Docker
2 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) NFS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.16%) SRDF
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Xen
4 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.81%) Puppet
3 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.49%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.49%) Ansible
4 3 (0.49%) Terraform
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (4.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.61%) Lotus
3 15 (2.44%) IBM
4 13 (2.12%) Bloomberg
4 13 (2.12%) Reuters
5 12 (1.95%) Cloudera
5 12 (1.95%) Hortonworks
6 8 (1.30%) HP
6 8 (1.30%) Pega
7 7 (1.14%) Oracle
7 7 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.14%) Teradata
8 6 (0.98%) SAP
8 6 (0.98%) TSYS
9 5 (0.81%) Cisco
9 5 (0.81%) Splunk
10 4 (0.65%) Adobe
10 4 (0.65%) Blue Prism
11 3 (0.49%) Citrix
11 3 (0.49%) Cognos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £356.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £420 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £220 - £270 per day
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West Yorkshire
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Rate: £320.00 per annum
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