Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 151 168
Rank change year-on-year -46 +17 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 56 105 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 1.47% 1.12%
As % of the General category 1.55% 2.64% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 73 56
City of London median daily rate £429 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.74% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £309 £351 £406
90th Percentile £656 £613 £753
Central London median daily rate £453 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -4.74% -5.00% +5.26%
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 3,623 3,984 3,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.30% 55.78% 53.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,814 3,210 2,875
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 37 21
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £26.30 £37.82 £47.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.38% -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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -49 4 £625 +13.64%
Retail Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 43 (76.79%) Banking
2 26 (46.43%) Finance
3 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) WebLogic
4 13 (23.21%) Linux
5 12 (21.43%) Unix
5 12 (21.43%) JBoss
5 12 (21.43%) Apache
5 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (19.64%) Scrum
7 10 (17.86%) Release Management
7 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
8 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.29%) SQL
10 7 (12.50%) Java
10 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.50%) JIRA
10 7 (12.50%) BDD
11 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
11 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.71%) QA
11 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
12 5 (8.93%) Python
12 5 (8.93%) Migration
12 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
12 5 (8.93%) Coaching
12 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
12 5 (8.93%) DevOps
13 4 (7.14%) Appium

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 13 (23.21%) WebLogic
2 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 12 (21.43%) JBoss
3 4 (7.14%) Confluence
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Akamai
2 1 (1.79%) Apigee
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) SSL
1 1 (1.79%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.36%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.79%) MS Access
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) JIRA
2 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) Appium
4 4 (7.14%) Selenium
5 2 (3.57%) JMeter
6 1 (1.79%) Babel
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) MSTest
6 1 (1.79%) NUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 43 (76.79%) Banking
2 26 (46.43%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) French Language
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Analyst
1 10 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (5.36%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
4 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Developer
4 3 (5.36%) ForgeRock Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Integration Test Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Linux Support
4 3 (5.36%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.57%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (3.57%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (3.57%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (3.57%) JSON
2 2 (3.57%) Node.js
2 2 (3.57%) REST
2 2 (3.57%) SOAP
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) Express
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) OAuth
3 1 (1.79%) React
3 1 (1.79%) Redux
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) SAML
3 1 (1.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Android
3 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.64%) Scrum
3 10 (17.86%) Release Management
4 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.50%) BDD
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Coaching
7 5 (8.93%) DevOps
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.14%) Defect Management
8 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 3 (5.36%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (5.36%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (5.36%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.36%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.57%) XPath
7 1 (1.79%) ES6
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) PSD2
3 1 (1.79%) Basel III
3 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.36%) ForgeRock
2 3 (5.36%) IBM
2 3 (5.36%) Perfecto Mobile
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (1.79%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.79%) Facebook
4 1 (1.79%) Fiserv
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Prolexic
4 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Workday