Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 146 178
Rank change year-on-year +2 +32 -52
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 105 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.51% 1.30% 0.77%
As % of the General category 2.84% 2.43% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 65 40
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £392 £411 £369
90th Percentile £700 £688 £709
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +11.76%
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 3,696 3,297 3,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.29% 53.44% 54.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,901 2,567 2,874
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £306
90th Percentile £700 £675 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 24
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -19.05% +8.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.36 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.49 £29.77 £53.88
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.34% +10.26%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 86 (81.90%) Banking
2 61 (58.10%) Finance
3 52 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.86%) Java
5 22 (20.95%) Migration
6 19 (18.10%) TDD
6 19 (18.10%) WebSphere
6 19 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
8 16 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (13.33%) Scrum
9 14 (13.33%) OO
9 14 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 13 (12.38%) Ansible
10 13 (12.38%) NUnit
10 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (11.43%) MSTest
11 12 (11.43%) Puppet
11 12 (11.43%) NoSQL
11 12 (11.43%) OpenStack
11 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (11.43%) Tomcat
11 12 (11.43%) SQL
11 12 (11.43%) MySQL
11 12 (11.43%) Oracle
11 12 (11.43%) WebLogic
11 12 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (9.52%) JIRA

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 19 (18.10%) WebSphere
2 12 (11.43%) OpenStack
2 12 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.43%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.67%) Confluence
3 7 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (1.90%) SAS
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.90%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.95%) InVision
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.95%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Serverless
4 1 (0.95%) IaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) SSL
2 2 (1.90%) WebEx
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) MySQL
1 12 (11.43%) NoSQL
1 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.90%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.95%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.95%) HBase
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.95%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.95%) QlikView
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) NUnit
2 12 (11.43%) MSTest
3 10 (9.52%) JIRA
4 8 (7.62%) Selenium
5 6 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.76%) Maven
7 4 (3.81%) Appium
7 4 (3.81%) Babel
7 4 (3.81%) webpack
8 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.90%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.90%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.95%) ER Studio
10 1 (0.95%) JUnit
10 1 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 86 (81.90%) Banking
2 61 (58.10%) Finance
3 8 (7.62%) Retail
4 6 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.76%) Private Banking
6 3 (2.86%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Developer
2 24 (22.86%) Analyst
3 14 (13.33%) AWS Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) Programme Manager
6 8 (7.62%) Architect
6 8 (7.62%) Banking Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Test Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Digital Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Programme Test Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Scrum Master
8 6 (5.71%) Test Programme Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.76%) T24 Specialist
10 3 (2.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) Node.js
2 7 (6.67%) OAuth
3 6 (5.71%) Web Services
4 4 (3.81%) Express
4 4 (3.81%) HTML
4 4 (3.81%) HTML5
4 4 (3.81%) JSON
4 4 (3.81%) Middleware
4 4 (3.81%) React
4 4 (3.81%) Redux
4 4 (3.81%) RESTful
5 3 (2.86%) CSS
5 3 (2.86%) CSS3
5 3 (2.86%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (2.86%) REST
5 3 (2.86%) SAML
5 3 (2.86%) XML
6 2 (1.90%) SOAP
6 2 (1.90%) Swagger
6 2 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.76%) User Experience
3 3 (2.86%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.90%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.90%) Cyberattack
4 2 (1.90%) Fintech
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Android
1 8 (7.62%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.67%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (0.95%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.95%) Migration
3 19 (18.10%) TDD
4 16 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 14 (13.33%) OO
5 14 (13.33%) Scrum
6 12 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.52%) BDD
8 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.67%) Defect Management
10 5 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (4.76%) Data Mapping
10 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.76%) DevOps
10 5 (4.76%) Release Management
10 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.86%) Java
2 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.43%) SQL
4 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.76%) ES6
5 5 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.90%) Java 8
6 2 (1.90%) Kotlin
6 2 (1.90%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.95%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.95%) C#
7 1 (0.95%) ES7
7 1 (0.95%) Groovy
7 1 (0.95%) Perl
7 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.95%) Ruby
7 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) Degree
1 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.95%) ISEB
2 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.95%) SAS Certification
2 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) PSD2
2 3 (2.86%) GDPR
2 3 (2.86%) PMO
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) MiFID
4 1 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.95%) EMIR
4 1 (0.95%) FATCA
4 1 (0.95%) IFRS
4 1 (0.95%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.95%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.95%) SEPA
4 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) HDFS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) Ansible
2 12 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle
2 7 (6.67%) Temenos
3 4 (3.81%) DevExpress
3 4 (3.81%) Google
3 4 (3.81%) IBM
4 3 (2.86%) Apigee
5 2 (1.90%) Adobe
6 1 (0.95%) Apple
6 1 (0.95%) Cadence
6 1 (0.95%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.95%) Splunk
6 1 (0.95%) VMware