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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 313 251 277
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +26
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 380 488 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.89% 0.77%
As % of the General category 1.91% 2.23% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 354 319
Median daily rate £438 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £534 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £70.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median 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
19859 21839 20773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.79% 39.61% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13269 14015 13041
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 530 570
Median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -56 268 £450 +5.88% 45
London -8 168 £475 +5.55% 36
Scotland -21 101 £425 +13.33% 6
Edinburgh -9 93 £425 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire -22 34 £405 +4.51% 5
West Yorkshire -14 30 £405 +13.76% 5
City of London +8 24 £488 +21.87% 21
South West -4 20 £300 -30.83% 1
Halifax -4 18 £381 +6.88% 1
North West -35 17 £365 -18.88% 1
Bristol +14 14 £290 +1.75% 1
South East +8 14 £450 +12.50% 2
East of England +24 10 £338 -6.89%
Leeds -6 10 £403 +15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 9 £388 +19.23%
Manchester -22 9 £350 -22.22% 1
Milton Keynes +16 8 £388 +19.23%
Glasgow -3 7 £450 +27.65%
Cambridgeshire - 7 £300 -
Cambridge - 7 £300 -
Cheshire -20 6 £373 -17.22%
Canary Wharf +8 5 £350 -22.22%
South Yorkshire -5 5 £550 +10.00%
Gloucestershire 0 4 £273 -34.33%
Sheffield -20 4 £500 -
Chester - 4 £373 -
Gloucester - 4 £273 -
Uxbridge - 4 £563 -
West Midlands -36 3 £500 +14.28%
Belfast - 3 £315 -

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 789 (100.00%) Banking
1 789 (100.00%) Retail
2 445 (56.40%) Finance
3 198 (25.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 124 (15.72%) Migration
5 112 (14.20%) Project Management
6 101 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
8 73 (9.25%) Business Analysis
9 68 (8.62%) SQL
10 61 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 48 (6.08%) SAS
12 39 (4.94%) Java
13 36 (4.56%) Wealth Management
14 35 (4.44%) Data Centre
15 33 (4.18%) MS Excel
16 32 (4.06%) Data Migration
16 32 (4.06%) Analytics
17 31 (3.93%) Mobile Banking
17 31 (3.93%) Change Management
17 31 (3.93%) Risk Management
18 30 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
19 29 (3.68%) Microsoft
19 29 (3.68%) Test Strategy
20 28 (3.55%) Credit Risk
20 28 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
21 27 (3.42%) Law
22 26 (3.30%) Waterfall
22 26 (3.30%) Target Operating Model
23 25 (3.17%) Software Testing

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 48 (6.08%) SAS
2 8 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.89%) Mule
4 5 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.51%) CMS
6 3 (0.38%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.38%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.38%) JBoss
6 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.25%) CICS
7 2 (0.25%) Jetty
7 2 (0.25%) nginx
7 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (2.79%) MS Office
4 16 (2.03%) MS Project
5 15 (1.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.63%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.38%) Bankmaster
2 3 (0.38%) Eikon
2 3 (0.38%) Finacle
3 2 (0.25%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.25%) Summit
4 1 (0.13%) BASE24
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.89%) SaaS
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.52%) Internet
2 6 (0.76%) ATM
3 4 (0.51%) Firewall
4 3 (0.38%) BGP
4 3 (0.38%) EIGRP
4 3 (0.38%) OSPF
5 2 (0.25%) LAN
5 2 (0.25%) NAS
5 2 (0.25%) RTP
5 2 (0.25%) SAN
5 2 (0.25%) WAN
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) FCoE
6 1 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) Multicast
6 1 (0.13%) SMS
6 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.39%) Big Data
2 11 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.63%) Apache Hive
4 5 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.38%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.25%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.25%) DB2
6 2 (0.25%) Impala
6 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.25%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (1.52%) JIRA
2 10 (1.27%) Selenium
3 6 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.51%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.51%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.38%) JUnit
6 3 (0.38%) Mockito
6 3 (0.38%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (0.38%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.25%) Gradle
8 1 (0.13%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.13%) Emacs
8 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.13%) VisualAge
General
1 789 (100.00%) Banking
1 789 (100.00%) Retail
2 445 (56.40%) Finance
3 27 (3.42%) Law
4 23 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.15%) Corporate Banking
6 10 (1.27%) Legal
7 8 (1.01%) Marketing
8 6 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.63%) Back Office
9 5 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.51%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Front Office
11 3 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 292 (37.01%) Analyst
2 183 (23.19%) Business Analyst
3 138 (17.49%) Project Manager
4 105 (13.31%) Banking Analyst
5 70 (8.87%) Developer
6 55 (6.97%) Architect
7 49 (6.21%) Test Manager
8 46 (5.83%) Test Analyst
9 40 (5.07%) Programme Manager
9 40 (5.07%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
10 35 (4.44%) Senior Manager
11 28 (3.55%) Financial Analyst
11 28 (3.55%) IT Manager
12 27 (3.42%) Digital Analyst
13 26 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (2.92%) Banking Business Analyst
16 21 (2.66%) Digital Business Analyst
16 21 (2.66%) IT Project Manager
16 21 (2.66%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.79%) XML
2 18 (2.28%) Web Services
3 16 (2.03%) CSS
4 15 (1.90%) HTML
5 13 (1.65%) SOAP
5 13 (1.65%) Spring
6 12 (1.52%) AngularJS
6 12 (1.52%) jQuery
6 12 (1.52%) XSLT
7 11 (1.39%) JDBC
8 10 (1.27%) J2EE
9 9 (1.14%) .NET
10 7 (0.89%) Middleware
11 6 (0.76%) REST
12 5 (0.63%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.63%) JAXB
12 5 (0.63%) WCF
12 5 (0.63%) WSDL
13 4 (0.51%) HTML5
13 4 (0.51%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 31 (3.93%) Mobile Banking
4 28 (3.55%) Credit Risk
5 22 (2.79%) Online Banking
6 19 (2.41%) User Experience
7 16 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.65%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.01%) SWIFT
11 7 (0.89%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.63%) iSeries
13 4 (0.51%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.51%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.51%) PMI
13 4 (0.51%) Statistics
14 3 (0.38%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.38%) Clustering
14 3 (0.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.03%) Android
2 14 (1.77%) Windows
3 13 (1.65%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.52%) Unix
5 9 (1.14%) Linux
6 4 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.38%) AIX
7 3 (0.38%) Solaris
7 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.25%) SUSE
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (25.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 124 (15.72%) Migration
3 112 (14.20%) Project Management
4 101 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (9.25%) Business Analysis
6 61 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (4.56%) Wealth Management
8 32 (4.06%) Analytics
8 32 (4.06%) Data Migration
9 31 (3.93%) Change Management
9 31 (3.93%) Risk Management
10 29 (3.68%) Test Strategy
11 26 (3.30%) Target Operating Model
11 26 (3.30%) Waterfall
12 25 (3.17%) SDLC
12 25 (3.17%) Software Testing
13 24 (3.04%) Defect Management
13 24 (3.04%) Programme Management
14 22 (2.79%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 22 (2.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 68 (8.62%) SQL
2 39 (4.94%) Java
3 15 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.39%) C#
5 5 (0.63%) C
5 5 (0.63%) VBA
6 3 (0.38%) MATLAB
6 3 (0.38%) Python
6 3 (0.38%) Scala
7 2 (0.25%) C++
7 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.13%) Perl
8 1 (0.13%) PL/1
8 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.13%) Ruby
8 1 (0.13%) VB
8 1 (0.13%) XAML
8 1 (0.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (2.92%) ISEB
2 19 (2.41%) Degree
3 17 (2.15%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.63%) PMP
6 5 (0.63%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.51%) CIPD
7 4 (0.51%) MBA
8 3 (0.38%) CCNP
8 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.25%) CCA
9 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ACCA
10 1 (0.13%) CIMA
10 1 (0.13%) CISM
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
10 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.90%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.77%) QA
3 13 (1.65%) SEPA
4 6 (0.76%) MiFID
5 5 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.38%) FATCA
6 3 (0.38%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) Basel III
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.13%) Docker
3 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.13%) KVM
3 1 (0.13%) NFS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.13%) SRDF
3 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.38%) Puppet
3 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (3.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (1.90%) Teradata
3 13 (1.65%) HP
4 11 (1.39%) Oracle
5 10 (1.27%) Cisco
6 7 (0.89%) IBM
7 5 (0.63%) TSYS
8 3 (0.38%) Avaya
8 3 (0.38%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.38%) EMC
8 3 (0.38%) Lotus
8 3 (0.38%) Remedy
8 3 (0.38%) Reuters
8 3 (0.38%) SAP
9 2 (0.25%) F5
9 2 (0.25%) Informatica
9 2 (0.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.25%) Temenos
9 2 (0.25%) Veritas
9 2 (0.25%) VocaLink
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