Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 154 181
Rank change year-on-year -14 +27 -42
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 92 90 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 1.38% 0.95%
As % of the General category 2.48% 2.56% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 50
City of London median daily rate £500 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +3.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £350 £388 £398
90th Percentile £750 £674 £764
Central London median daily rate £500 £506 £475
% change year-on-year -1.19% +6.58% +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 3,714 3,509 3,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.30% 53.98% 53.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,897 2,772 3,037
City of London median daily rate £525 £521 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% +4.20% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £308
90th Percentile £713 £678 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 28
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.35% -1.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.10
90th Percentile £31.98 £30.50 £37.95
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75% +1.45%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 - 8 £550 -
Retail Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 77 (83.70%) Banking
2 48 (52.17%) Finance
3 46 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.48%) Scrum
4 17 (18.48%) Java
5 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 13 (14.13%) Migration
7 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (11.96%) BDD
8 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.96%) TDD
8 11 (11.96%) WebSphere
9 10 (10.87%) Android
9 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.87%) JIRA
9 10 (10.87%) Apple iOS
10 8 (8.70%) Retail
10 8 (8.70%) Node.js
10 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
10 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
10 8 (8.70%) Mobile App
10 8 (8.70%) PSD2
11 7 (7.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (7.61%) Defect Management
11 7 (7.61%) Selenium
11 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.61%) OAuth
11 7 (7.61%) Confluence
11 7 (7.61%) Business Analysis

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 11 (11.96%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.61%) Confluence
2 7 (7.61%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.26%) JBoss
6 2 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.17%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.09%) InVision
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.09%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Akamai
3 1 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (1.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) SSL
2 3 (3.26%) WebEx
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) MySQL
1 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
1 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) JIRA
2 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.61%) Selenium
4 5 (5.43%) Maven
4 5 (5.43%) MSTest
4 5 (5.43%) NUnit
5 4 (4.35%) Appium
6 3 (3.26%) Babel
6 3 (3.26%) webpack
7 2 (2.17%) Axure RP
7 2 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.17%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (83.70%) Banking
2 48 (52.17%) Finance
3 8 (8.70%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Private Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Developer
2 16 (17.39%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) Architect
3 9 (9.78%) Test Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Programme Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.52%) AWS Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Digital Architect
5 6 (6.52%) Programme Test Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Scrum Master
5 6 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Test Programme Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Banking Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Node.js
2 7 (7.61%) OAuth
3 5 (5.43%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (5.43%) Middleware
3 5 (5.43%) RESTful
3 5 (5.43%) Web Services
4 4 (4.35%) HTML
4 4 (4.35%) HTML5
4 4 (4.35%) SAML
5 3 (3.26%) CSS
5 3 (3.26%) CSS3
5 3 (3.26%) Express
5 3 (3.26%) JSON
5 3 (3.26%) React
5 3 (3.26%) Redux
5 3 (3.26%) REST
5 3 (3.26%) SOAP
6 2 (2.17%) OAuth2
6 2 (2.17%) Swagger
6 2 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.43%) User Experience
3 4 (4.35%) Fintech
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Android
1 10 (10.87%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Unix
3 2 (2.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) Scrum
3 13 (14.13%) Migration
4 11 (11.96%) BDD
4 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.96%) TDD
5 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
6 7 (7.61%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.61%) Defect Management
6 7 (7.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
6 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.52%) OO
8 5 (5.43%) Coaching
8 5 (5.43%) DevOps
8 5 (5.43%) Functional Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Process Management
8 5 (5.43%) Release Management
8 5 (5.43%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) Java
2 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.52%) SQL
4 5 (5.43%) Python
5 4 (4.35%) ES6
6 2 (2.17%) Java 8
6 2 (2.17%) Kotlin
6 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.09%) ES7
7 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) ISEB
2 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) PSD2
2 5 (5.43%) QA
3 4 (4.35%) PMO
4 2 (2.17%) GDPR
5 1 (1.09%) Basel III
5 1 (1.09%) ISO 20022
5 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Ansible
1 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.43%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (5.43%) Google
1 5 (5.43%) IBM
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle
2 4 (4.35%) Apigee
3 3 (3.26%) DevExpress
3 3 (3.26%) Splunk
4 2 (2.17%) Adobe
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) Temenos
5 1 (1.09%) Apple
5 1 (1.09%) Cadence
5 1 (1.09%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Prolexic
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.09%) VMware