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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 247 182 125
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -57
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 431 602 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 1.15% 1.55%
As % of the General category 1.98% 2.68% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 511 668
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £589 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £10.00 £170.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1650.00% -94.13%
UK excluding London average 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
21744 22470 25772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.62% 42.83% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 13874 15322
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 534 601 741
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.94 £49.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 -83 341 £438 +2.94% 97
London -49 177 £457 +1.55% 46
Scotland -9 76 £475 +9.51% 8
Edinburgh -3 72 £475 +7.95% 8
City of London +4 63 £450 +5.88% 22
South West -44 56 £430 +8.72% 12
Wiltshire 0 41 £435 -1.24% 3
Swindon +11 40 £435 -1.24% 3
Yorkshire -3 34 £410 +7.89% 11
West Yorkshire +4 31 £426 +13.60% 9
South East 0 24 £396 -4.00% 3
North West -13 21 £450 - 13
Northamptonshire -8 17 £475 -0.10% 6
East Midlands -9 17 £475 - 8
Cheshire -1 12 £438 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £400 +100.00% 1
Northampton -2 11 £425 -10.62% 4
Leeds +7 10 £381 +2.28% 3
Milton Keynes +6 10 £388 +93.75% 1
Bristol -23 8 £293 -26.87% 5
West Midlands -20 6 £300 -30.23% 1
East Sussex -6 5 £320 -16.99%
Birmingham -8 5 £375 -12.79% 1
Cardiff -14 5 £510 +28.78% 1
Manchester -18 5 £480 +32.41% 9
Gloucestershire -19 5 £465 +6.89% 3
South Wales -19 5 £510 +28.78% 1
Wales -24 5 £510 +28.78% 1
East of England -24 4 £494 +95.54% 1
Chester - 4 £259 - 1

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 865 (100.00%) Banking
1 865 (100.00%) Retail
2 504 (58.27%) Finance
3 232 (26.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (13.76%) Project Management
5 84 (9.71%) Change Management
6 65 (7.51%) Business Analysis
7 63 (7.28%) SQL
8 60 (6.94%) Microsoft
9 57 (6.59%) Migration
10 53 (6.13%) MS Excel
10 53 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 47 (5.43%) MS Project
12 43 (4.97%) PRINCE2
13 42 (4.86%) Data Analysis
14 40 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
15 38 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
16 37 (4.28%) QA
17 35 (4.05%) Oracle
18 34 (3.93%) MS Office
18 34 (3.93%) E-Commerce
19 33 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (3.58%) SQL Server
20 31 (3.58%) Programme Management
20 31 (3.58%) Investment Banking
20 31 (3.58%) Test Scripting
21 29 (3.35%) Project Planning
22 28 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (3.24%) Degree
22 28 (3.24%) Credit Risk

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 22 (2.54%) SAS
2 10 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.04%) CMS
4 8 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (0.35%) IIS
6 3 (0.35%) CICS
6 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.12%) FileNet
Applications
1 53 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.43%) MS Project
3 38 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (3.93%) MS Office
5 27 (3.12%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.62%) Photoshop
7 9 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Misys Midas
2 3 (0.35%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.01%) Internet
2 9 (1.04%) Firewall
2 9 (1.04%) ATM
3 4 (0.46%) LDAP
3 4 (0.46%) Intranet
4 3 (0.35%) Network Security
5 2 (0.23%) LAN
5 2 (0.23%) WAN
5 2 (0.23%) HTTP
5 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.23%) DNS
5 2 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.12%) SSL
6 1 (0.12%) SAN
6 1 (0.12%) DMZ
6 1 (0.12%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (3.58%) SQL Server
3 17 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.81%) OLAP
8 6 (0.69%) MS Access
8 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (0.46%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.46%) DB2
10 3 (0.35%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Toad
2 4 (0.46%) TestDirector
2 4 (0.46%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.23%) Subversion
4 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.12%) LSMW
General
1 865 (100.00%) Banking
1 865 (100.00%) Retail
2 504 (58.27%) Finance
3 31 (3.58%) Investment Banking
4 19 (2.20%) Back Office
5 17 (1.97%) Marketing
6 10 (1.16%) Legal
7 8 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.92%) German Language
7 8 (0.92%) Private Banking
8 7 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.69%) Front Office
10 4 (0.46%) Advertising
10 4 (0.46%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.35%) International Banking
12 2 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.23%) Automotive
12 2 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 289 (33.41%) Analyst
2 184 (21.27%) Project Manager
3 174 (20.12%) Business Analyst
4 72 (8.32%) Architect
5 46 (5.32%) Senior Manager
6 42 (4.86%) Developer
7 40 (4.62%) Programme Manager
7 40 (4.62%) Banking Business Analyst
8 36 (4.16%) Test Analyst
8 36 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
9 34 (3.93%) PMO Analyst
10 30 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
10 30 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
11 28 (3.24%) Consultant
12 27 (3.12%) Designer
13 25 (2.89%) Senior Business Analyst
14 23 (2.66%) Test Manager
15 19 (2.20%) PMO Manager
16 17 (1.97%) Test Leader
16 17 (1.97%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.39%) HTML
2 10 (1.16%) JSP
3 8 (0.92%) .NET
3 8 (0.92%) JMS
4 7 (0.81%) SOAP
4 7 (0.81%) Web Services
5 6 (0.69%) XML
5 6 (0.69%) J2EE
5 6 (0.69%) REST
6 5 (0.58%) Middleware
7 4 (0.46%) CSS
7 4 (0.46%) JSON
8 3 (0.35%) XSLT
8 3 (0.35%) Spring
8 3 (0.35%) JNDI
8 3 (0.35%) JDBC
9 2 (0.23%) Servlets
9 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.23%) JMX
9 2 (0.23%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (3.24%) Credit Risk
2 24 (2.77%) Mobile Banking
3 21 (2.43%) Mainframe
4 18 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.73%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.62%) Online Banking
7 12 (1.39%) Copywriting
7 12 (1.39%) Data Extraction
8 9 (1.04%) SWIFT
9 8 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 8 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (0.69%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.69%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.69%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.58%) PMI
11 5 (0.58%) IVR
11 5 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.46%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.46%) Handset
12 4 (0.46%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.62%) Windows
2 10 (1.16%) UNIX
3 6 (0.69%) Linux
4 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.46%) Android
5 4 (0.46%) Solaris
6 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) AIX
8 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (26.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 119 (13.76%) Project Management
3 84 (9.71%) Change Management
4 65 (7.51%) Business Analysis
5 57 (6.59%) Migration
6 53 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 43 (4.97%) PRINCE2
8 42 (4.86%) Data Analysis
9 34 (3.93%) E-Commerce
10 33 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (3.58%) Programme Management
11 31 (3.58%) Test Scripting
12 29 (3.35%) Project Planning
13 28 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (3.01%) Change Control
15 23 (2.66%) Data Migration
16 22 (2.54%) Analytics
17 21 (2.43%) Information Management
17 21 (2.43%) Scrum
18 20 (2.31%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 63 (7.28%) SQL
2 20 (2.31%) VBA
3 12 (1.39%) T-SQL
4 11 (1.27%) Java
4 11 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.46%) C
5 4 (0.46%) C#
6 2 (0.23%) C++
6 2 (0.23%) VB
7 1 (0.12%) REXX
7 1 (0.12%) JCL
7 1 (0.12%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.12%) VBScript
7 1 (0.12%) Perl
7 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (3.24%) Degree
2 23 (2.66%) ISEB
3 10 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (0.92%) MBA
6 6 (0.69%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.58%) PMP
8 4 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.46%) SAS Certification
8 4 (0.46%) CISSP
8 4 (0.46%) HNC
8 4 (0.46%) HND
9 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.23%) CISM
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.28%) QA
2 8 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.35%) Basel III
4 3 (0.35%) FATCA
4 3 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.23%) XenApp
4 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.23%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.23%) Puppet
3 2 (0.23%) Nagios
3 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.12%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.12%) Control-M
4 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.12%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 60 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 35 (4.05%) Oracle
3 14 (1.62%) SAP
4 11 (1.27%) Sybase
4 11 (1.27%) Business Objects
4 11 (1.27%) IBM
5 10 (1.16%) CA
6 9 (1.04%) Unisys
6 9 (1.04%) Teradata
7 8 (0.92%) VMware
8 7 (0.81%) ICL
9 6 (0.69%) Cisco
9 6 (0.69%) HP
9 6 (0.69%) Informatica
10 5 (0.58%) Niku
10 5 (0.58%) Adobe
11 4 (0.46%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.46%) Tableau
12 3 (0.35%) TSYS
12 3 (0.35%) F5
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