Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 149 169
Rank change year-on-year -45 +20 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 70 94 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.00% 1.39% 1.07%
As % of the General category 1.96% 2.50% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 66 55
City of London median daily rate £469 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £324 £363 £393
90th Percentile £638 £616 £772
Central London median daily rate £476 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -4.80% - +13.64%
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 3,579 3,763 3,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.21% 55.45% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,768 3,001 3,013
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £308
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 23
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.21% +4.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £33.25 £50.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.21% +4.14% -4.76%

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 September 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 September 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 - 6 £588 -
Retail Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 54 (77.14%) Banking
2 36 (51.43%) Finance
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.57%) Scrum
5 12 (17.14%) Java
5 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.29%) Migration
7 10 (14.29%) Android
7 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (11.43%) WebLogic
9 8 (11.43%) BDD
9 8 (11.43%) PSD2
10 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
10 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (8.57%) IBM
11 6 (8.57%) WebSphere
11 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
11 6 (8.57%) Defect Management
11 6 (8.57%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
12 5 (7.14%) Selenium
12 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.14%) OAuth
12 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (7.14%) Node.js
12 5 (7.14%) 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 8 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.14%) Apache
3 5 (7.14%) JBoss
3 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.86%) Confluence
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) InVision
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.43%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Akamai
3 1 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) SSL
2 3 (4.29%) WebEx
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.29%) MySQL
2 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.14%) JIRA
2 5 (7.14%) Maven
2 5 (7.14%) Selenium
3 4 (5.71%) Appium
4 3 (4.29%) MSTest
4 3 (4.29%) NUnit
5 1 (1.43%) Babel
5 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 54 (77.14%) Banking
2 36 (51.43%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Developer
3 7 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Architect
4 6 (8.57%) Test Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Digital Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Operations Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Scrum Master
7 3 (4.29%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (7.14%) Middleware
2 5 (7.14%) Node.js
2 5 (7.14%) OAuth
2 5 (7.14%) Web Services
3 4 (5.71%) JSON
3 4 (5.71%) REST
3 4 (5.71%) RESTful
3 4 (5.71%) SAML
3 4 (5.71%) SOAP
4 3 (4.29%) XML
5 2 (2.86%) HTML
5 2 (2.86%) HTML5
5 2 (2.86%) Swagger
6 1 (1.43%) CSS3
6 1 (1.43%) Express
6 1 (1.43%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.43%) React
6 1 (1.43%) Velocity
6 1 (1.43%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Fintech
2 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Cyberattack
3 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Android
1 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.57%) Scrum
3 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.29%) Migration
5 8 (11.43%) BDD
6 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.57%) Defect Management
8 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) TDD
8 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.71%) API Development
9 4 (5.71%) API Testing
9 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.71%) OO
9 4 (5.71%) Pair Programming
9 4 (5.71%) Release Management
9 4 (5.71%) SDET
9 4 (5.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) Java
2 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.14%) SQL
4 4 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.86%) XPath
6 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.43%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) PSD2
2 5 (7.14%) QA
3 3 (4.29%) PMO
4 1 (1.43%) Basel III
4 1 (1.43%) GDPR
4 1 (1.43%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Ansible
1 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) IBM
2 5 (7.14%) Google
3 4 (5.71%) Apigee
4 3 (4.29%) ForgeRock
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Apple
6 1 (1.43%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.43%) Facebook
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Prolexic
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.43%) VMware