Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retail Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 173 171
Rank change year-on-year +39 -2 -27
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 117 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.65% 0.94% 0.91%
As % of the General category 3.00% 1.84% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 43 49
City of London median daily rate £505 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.18% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £381 £395 £375
90th Percentile £713 £728 £668
Central London median daily rate £503 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -6.51% +13.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Retail Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,906 3,160 3,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.98% 51.44% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,116 2,501 2,919
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £294
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 21 28
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £23.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -7.90% +27.65%
10th Percentile £13.80 £12.37 £11.11
90th Percentile £44.50 £56.87 £52.38
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% -5.43% +27.78%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the City of London

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail Banking in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in the City of London

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in the City of London

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail Banking in the City of London

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 14 £550 -
Retail Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 95 (81.20%) Banking
2 62 (52.99%) Finance
3 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (23.93%) Migration
5 22 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.09%) Java
7 19 (16.24%) TDD
8 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (15.38%) Linux
9 16 (13.68%) WebSphere
9 16 (13.68%) Ansible
10 15 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (11.97%) Oracle
12 13 (11.11%) OO
12 13 (11.11%) Unix
12 13 (11.11%) NUnit
12 13 (11.11%) Puppet
13 12 (10.26%) NoSQL
13 12 (10.26%) MSTest
13 12 (10.26%) MySQL
13 12 (10.26%) Tomcat
13 12 (10.26%) WebLogic
13 12 (10.26%) SQL
13 12 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (10.26%) Scrum
13 12 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (10.26%) OpenStack
13 12 (10.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 10 (8.55%) Retail

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 16 (13.68%) WebSphere
2 12 (10.26%) OpenStack
2 12 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 12 (10.26%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.55%) JBoss
4 7 (5.98%) Confluence
5 2 (1.71%) SAS
5 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.85%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.56%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.71%) Serverless
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.85%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) DNS
1 3 (2.56%) HTTP
1 3 (2.56%) MPLS
1 3 (2.56%) VPLS
2 1 (0.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) MySQL
1 12 (10.26%) NoSQL
1 12 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.56%) OLTP
3 2 (1.71%) Big Data
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.85%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.85%) HBase
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) MS Access
4 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.85%) QlikView
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) NUnit
2 12 (10.26%) MSTest
3 9 (7.69%) JIRA
4 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.27%) Selenium
6 3 (2.56%) Appium
6 3 (2.56%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.56%) Babel
6 3 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.56%) webpack
7 1 (0.85%) Calabash
7 1 (0.85%) JUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 95 (81.20%) Banking
2 62 (52.99%) Finance
3 10 (8.55%) Investment Banking
3 10 (8.55%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Private Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Retail Finance
6 3 (2.56%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Front Office
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) Analyst
2 29 (24.79%) Developer
3 16 (13.68%) AWS Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Banking Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Architect
7 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Banking Business Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Programme Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Banking Project Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Release Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Scrum Master
10 4 (3.42%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Security Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) AngularJS
1 6 (5.13%) Node.js
1 6 (5.13%) Web Services
1 6 (5.13%) XML
2 5 (4.27%) CSS
2 5 (4.27%) Express
2 5 (4.27%) JSON
2 5 (4.27%) React
2 5 (4.27%) Spring
3 4 (3.42%) Spring Boot
4 3 (2.56%) CSS3
4 3 (2.56%) HTML
4 3 (2.56%) HTML5
4 3 (2.56%) OAuth
4 3 (2.56%) Redux
4 3 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.71%) D3.js
5 2 (1.71%) Sass
6 1 (0.85%) .NET
6 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.98%) SWIFT
2 7 (5.98%) User Experience
3 5 (4.27%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Fintech
4 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.56%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) PKI
5 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.38%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Unix
3 10 (8.55%) Windows
4 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.56%) Android
5 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.93%) Migration
3 20 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (16.24%) TDD
5 15 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.11%) OO
7 12 (10.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 12 (10.26%) Scrum
8 10 (8.55%) Business Analysis
9 9 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 8 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.13%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.13%) DevOps
11 6 (5.13%) Project Management
11 6 (5.13%) Release Management
11 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (4.27%) Change Management
12 5 (4.27%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.27%) Functional Testing
12 5 (4.27%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.09%) Java
2 12 (10.26%) SQL
3 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.55%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.13%) ES6
4 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.13%) Python
5 3 (2.56%) Apple Swift
5 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.56%) Kotlin
5 3 (2.56%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.85%) C#
6 1 (0.85%) ES7
6 1 (0.85%) Groovy
6 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) RPG III
6 1 (0.85%) Ruby
6 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) ISEB
2 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.85%) RHCE
3 1 (0.85%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) SEPA
2 2 (1.71%) GDPR
2 2 (1.71%) MiFID
3 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.85%) EMIR
3 1 (0.85%) FATCA
3 1 (0.85%) IFRS
3 1 (0.85%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.85%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) Docker
2 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Ansible
2 13 (11.11%) Puppet
3 12 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.56%) Terraform
5 1 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.85%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (11.97%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) Temenos
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.13%) Splunk
5 5 (4.27%) CyberArk
5 5 (4.27%) McAfee
6 3 (2.56%) Adobe
6 3 (2.56%) DevExpress
6 3 (2.56%) IBM
6 3 (2.56%) TSYS
6 3 (2.56%) VMware
7 2 (1.71%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.85%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.85%) Reuters
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com