Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 172 164
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 108 70 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.51% 1.05% 1.24%
As % of the General category 2.71% 1.98% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 51 89
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £400 £313
90th Percentile £713 £768 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 3983 3534 4877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.79% 52.76% 53.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3203 2842 3794
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £706 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £494 £475
% change year-on-year +6.33% +3.95% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 50
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £14.20 £11.20 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.20 £49.17 £48.97
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 £550 -
Retail Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 87 (80.56%) Banking
2 45 (41.67%) Finance
3 41 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.37%) Migration
5 20 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (17.59%) Linux
7 16 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (13.89%) Java
9 14 (12.96%) Windows
9 14 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (12.96%) User Experience
10 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (12.04%) Scrum
10 13 (12.04%) TDD
11 12 (11.11%) Unix
11 12 (11.11%) Oracle
11 12 (11.11%) Shell Script
11 12 (11.11%) Test Scripting
12 11 (10.19%) Wealth Management
12 11 (10.19%) Temenos T24
12 11 (10.19%) Temenos
12 11 (10.19%) JBoss
12 11 (10.19%) Ansible
13 10 (9.26%) AngularJS
13 10 (9.26%) Jenkins
13 10 (9.26%) SQL
14 9 (8.33%) JIRA
14 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (8.33%) Selenium
15 8 (7.41%) Microsoft

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 (10.19%) JBoss
2 6 (5.56%) Confluence
2 6 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.85%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (4.63%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.93%) InVision
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Temenos T24
2 3 (2.78%) RMDS
3 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.85%) CloudBees
5 2 (1.85%) GitHub
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) npm
6 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) DNS
1 3 (2.78%) HTTP
1 3 (2.78%) MPLS
1 3 (2.78%) VPLS
2 1 (0.93%) ATM
2 1 (0.93%) DMZ
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.56%) MySQL
2 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.78%) OLTP
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.93%) MS Access
6 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.33%) JIRA
2 9 (8.33%) Selenium
3 6 (5.56%) Appium
3 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.56%) MSTest
3 6 (5.56%) NUnit
4 5 (4.63%) Axure RP
4 5 (4.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (4.63%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.70%) Calabash
6 2 (1.85%) Protractor
7 1 (0.93%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.93%) git-flow
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 87 (80.56%) Banking
2 45 (41.67%) Finance
3 8 (7.41%) Retail
4 6 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.70%) Law
6 3 (2.78%) Front Office
6 3 (2.78%) Retail Finance
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Analyst
2 22 (20.37%) Developer
3 12 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Architect
6 8 (7.41%) AWS Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Angular Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (4.63%) HTML Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.63%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Release Manager
10 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.78%) Security Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Server Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) AngularJS
2 7 (6.48%) CSS
3 6 (5.56%) Spring
4 5 (4.63%) CSS3
4 5 (4.63%) HTML
4 5 (4.63%) HTML5
4 5 (4.63%) Spring Boot
4 5 (4.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (3.70%) Web Services
5 4 (3.70%) XML
6 3 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (2.78%) JSON
6 3 (2.78%) Node.js
6 3 (2.78%) React
7 2 (1.85%) Angular 2
7 2 (1.85%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (1.85%) D3.js
7 2 (1.85%) Express
7 2 (1.85%) Hystrix
7 2 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) User Experience
2 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.48%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (5.56%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.70%) Online Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.85%) Fintech
7 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) Linux
2 14 (12.96%) Windows
3 12 (11.11%) Unix
4 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.70%) Android
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.37%) Migration
3 20 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (12.04%) Scrum
5 13 (12.04%) TDD
6 12 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 11 (10.19%) Wealth Management
8 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 8 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (6.48%) OO
10 7 (6.48%) SDLC
11 6 (5.56%) DevOps
11 6 (5.56%) Microservices
11 6 (5.56%) Project Management
11 6 (5.56%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.63%) BDD
12 5 (4.63%) MVVM
12 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) Java
2 12 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 10 (9.26%) SQL
4 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.70%) Apple Swift
6 4 (3.70%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) Kotlin
7 3 (2.78%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.85%) ES6
8 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) R
9 1 (0.93%) RPG
9 1 (0.93%) RPG III
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.70%) ISEB
2 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.93%) CISA
3 1 (0.93%) CISM
3 1 (0.93%) CISSP
3 1 (0.93%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) SEPA
2 3 (2.78%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) FATCA
3 1 (0.93%) PMO
3 1 (0.93%) PSD2
3 1 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) OpenAM
2 4 (3.70%) OpenDJ
2 4 (3.70%) OpenIDM
3 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) Ansible
2 7 (6.48%) Puppet
3 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.78%) Terraform
5 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.93%) SCCM
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Oracle
2 11 (10.19%) Temenos
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.48%) Splunk
5 5 (4.63%) Adobe
5 5 (4.63%) CyberArk
5 5 (4.63%) McAfee
6 4 (3.70%) ForgeRock
6 4 (3.70%) IBM
6 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.78%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.78%) Reuters
7 3 (2.78%) TSYS
7 3 (2.78%) VMware
8 2 (1.85%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.85%) HP
9 1 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.93%) Datameer
9 1 (0.93%) Facebook
9 1 (0.93%) New Relic