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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 261 216 173
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -43
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 407 475 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.94% 1.19%
As % of the General category 1.98% 2.36% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 364 457
Average daily rate
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£425 £440 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £317 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
20586 20145 18950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.15% 39.69% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12841 12257 11451
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 623 611
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 -64 320 £440 -0.22% 93
London -18 174 £425 -15.00% 54
Scotland +29 83 £400 -11.11% 15
Edinburgh +19 76 £400 -11.11% 11
City of London +15 62 £425 -10.52% 28
South West -20 42 £488 +23.10% 7
Yorkshire -30 34 £396 +20.00% 7
North West -12 31 £450 +16.73% 9
West Yorkshire -37 30 £396 +20.00% 6
Wiltshire -1 27 £500 +34.95% 2
Swindon -1 27 £500 +34.95% 2
Halifax -3 24 £388 +17.57% 2
Cheshire -2 16 £450 +20.00% 3
Northamptonshire -17 16 £440 -12.00% 4
East Midlands -20 16 £440 -12.00% 4
Northampton -24 13 £440 -12.00% 1
Manchester -9 9 £325 -35.00% 5
West Midlands -9 9 £438 - 6
Glasgow +1 8 £425 -15.08% 4
Bristol -14 8 £365 -11.62% 2
South East -24 8 £425 - 4
Gloucestershire -15 5 £450 +13.63% 1
Leeds -18 5 £400 +21.58% 4
East of England +5 4 £650 - 1
South Yorkshire 0 4 £450 -2.70% 1
Sheffield -2 4 £450 -2.70% 1
Birmingham -3 4 £310 -38.61% 2
Coventry -2 2 £488 +8.33% 2
Knutsford -4 2 £400 +12.28%
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £725 -

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 898 (100.00%) Banking
1 898 (100.00%) Retail
2 584 (65.03%) Finance
3 273 (30.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 134 (14.92%) Project Management
5 96 (10.69%) Business Analysis
6 81 (9.02%) Migration
7 76 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (7.57%) SQL
9 66 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
10 62 (6.90%) Change Management
10 62 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 56 (6.24%) PRINCE2
12 51 (5.68%) Credit Risk
13 50 (5.57%) MS Project
14 49 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
14 49 (5.46%) Microsoft
15 38 (4.23%) MS Excel
16 36 (4.01%) SAS
16 36 (4.01%) Waterfall
17 35 (3.90%) MS Office
17 35 (3.90%) Data Migration
18 34 (3.79%) Risk Management
19 32 (3.56%) Business Transformation
20 31 (3.45%) E-Commerce
20 31 (3.45%) IBM
21 30 (3.34%) Data Modelling
21 30 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
22 29 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 28 (3.12%) QA

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 36 (4.01%) SAS
2 15 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.34%) CMS
4 8 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (0.45%) JBoss
6 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.33%) CICS
6 3 (0.33%) IIS
6 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.22%) Apache
7 2 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (0.22%) Liferay
7 2 (0.22%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.11%) Confluence
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.11%) Lync
Applications
1 50 (5.57%) MS Project
2 38 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 35 (3.90%) MS Office
4 30 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.12%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.22%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) DOC1
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.89%) VisionPLUS
1 8 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.33%) Summit
2 3 (0.33%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.33%) Finacle
2 3 (0.33%) Eikon
3 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.45%) SaaS
2 4 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.22%) Force.com
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.89%) ATM
2 15 (1.67%) Internet
3 3 (0.33%) Intranet
4 2 (0.22%) 3G
4 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.11%) VPN
5 1 (0.11%) DNS
5 1 (0.11%) SSL
5 1 (0.11%) SAN
5 1 (0.11%) Firewall
5 1 (0.11%) 4G
5 1 (0.11%) HTTP
5 1 (0.11%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 14 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 13 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.34%) MS Access
6 12 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.22%) Base SAS
8 10 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 9 (1.00%) OLAP
10 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.45%) DB2
13 3 (0.33%) QlikView
13 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.22%) Jackrabbit
14 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (0.56%) JIRA
1 5 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.45%) Maven
2 4 (0.45%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.22%) Ant
4 2 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.22%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.22%) Gradle
4 2 (0.22%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.11%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.11%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.11%) ERwin
5 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.11%) Xcode
5 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 898 (100.00%) Banking
1 898 (100.00%) Retail
2 584 (65.03%) Finance
3 27 (3.01%) Marketing
4 24 (2.67%) Legal
5 23 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.34%) International Banking
8 7 (0.78%) Front Office
9 5 (0.56%) Back Office
10 3 (0.33%) Advertising
10 3 (0.33%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.22%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.11%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 350 (38.98%) Analyst
2 230 (25.61%) Business Analyst
3 168 (18.71%) Project Manager
4 92 (10.24%) Architect
5 62 (6.90%) Banking Business Analyst
6 51 (5.68%) Developer
7 50 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
8 42 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
9 37 (4.12%) Test Analyst
10 34 (3.79%) Senior Business Analyst
11 30 (3.34%) Programme Manager
12 29 (3.23%) Senior Manager
12 29 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
13 28 (3.12%) Test Manager
14 25 (2.78%) PMO Manager
14 25 (2.78%) Designer
15 24 (2.67%) Consultant
16 21 (2.34%) Financial Business Analyst
17 20 (2.23%) Senior Project Manager
18 18 (2.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.34%) .NET
2 11 (1.22%) Middleware
3 10 (1.11%) RESTful
4 6 (0.67%) HTML
4 6 (0.67%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (0.67%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (0.56%) REST
5 5 (0.56%) XML
6 4 (0.45%) CSS
6 4 (0.45%) JSP
6 4 (0.45%) Spring
6 4 (0.45%) PhoneGap
7 3 (0.33%) HTML5
7 3 (0.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.33%) Servlets
7 3 (0.33%) SOAP
7 3 (0.33%) J2EE
8 2 (0.22%) Web Services
8 2 (0.22%) JDBC
8 2 (0.22%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.68%) Credit Risk
3 28 (3.12%) Mobile Banking
4 27 (3.01%) Online Banking
5 23 (2.56%) User Experience
6 11 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.22%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.11%) SWIFT
8 8 (0.89%) Visualisation
8 8 (0.89%) PMI
8 8 (0.89%) Blackberry
8 8 (0.89%) Reference Data
9 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.56%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.56%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.33%) iPhone
12 3 (0.33%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.01%) Windows
2 18 (2.00%) Linux
3 16 (1.78%) Android
4 14 (1.56%) UNIX
5 13 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) zOS
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (30.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 134 (14.92%) Project Management
3 96 (10.69%) Business Analysis
4 81 (9.02%) Migration
5 76 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (6.90%) Change Management
6 62 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 56 (6.24%) PRINCE2
8 36 (4.01%) Waterfall
9 35 (3.90%) Data Migration
10 34 (3.79%) Risk Management
11 32 (3.56%) Business Transformation
12 31 (3.45%) E-Commerce
13 30 (3.34%) Data Modelling
14 28 (3.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 26 (2.90%) Service Delivery
15 26 (2.90%) Scrum
16 25 (2.78%) Programme Management
16 25 (2.78%) Data Analysis
17 24 (2.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 68 (7.57%) SQL
2 23 (2.56%) Java
2 23 (2.56%) VBA
3 10 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (0.67%) C#
4 6 (0.67%) SAS Macro
5 5 (0.56%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.45%) C
6 4 (0.45%) COBOL
7 2 (0.22%) C++
7 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.22%) RPG
7 2 (0.22%) PL/1
8 1 (0.11%) JCL
8 1 (0.11%) XAML
8 1 (0.11%) XPath
8 1 (0.11%) VB
8 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.11%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 29 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (1.78%) ISEB
2 16 (1.78%) Degree
3 13 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 8 (0.89%) VCP4
5 7 (0.78%) PMP
6 6 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.33%) ACCA
7 3 (0.33%) CIMA
8 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.22%) APMP
9 1 (0.11%) CRISC
9 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) CBAP
9 1 (0.11%) CISA
9 1 (0.11%) MCTS
9 1 (0.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.12%) QA
2 7 (0.78%) COREP
3 6 (0.67%) FATCA
3 6 (0.67%) COBIT
4 5 (0.56%) FINREP
5 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.33%) Basel II
7 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.22%) COSO
7 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.11%) BS7799
8 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.11%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) SRDF
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 49 (5.46%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.45%) IBM
3 25 (2.78%) Oracle
4 21 (2.34%) SAP
5 18 (2.00%) Teradata
6 14 (1.56%) Unisys
7 13 (1.45%) HP
8 9 (1.00%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.89%) EMC
9 8 (0.89%) Apple
9 8 (0.89%) VMware
9 8 (0.89%) ICL
10 7 (0.78%) Cisco
11 6 (0.67%) Cognos
11 6 (0.67%) Citrix
11 6 (0.67%) Adobe
11 6 (0.67%) Sencha
11 6 (0.67%) Unica
12 5 (0.56%) Avaloq
12 5 (0.56%) Fiserv
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: Market Rate
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