Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 139 176
Rank change year-on-year -53 +37 -11
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 55 113 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 1.60% 0.96%
As % of the General category 1.58% 2.89% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 86 46
City of London median daily rate £465 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% -16.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £305 £363 £413
90th Percentile £700 £644 £713
Central London median daily rate £477 £500 £558
% change year-on-year -4.60% -10.31% +14.36%
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 3,479 3,912 3,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.14% 55.36% 52.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,653 3,122 2,610
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £325 £319
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £13.60 £15.00 £14.90
90th Percentile £39.00 £34.45 £53.98
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.13 £21.75
% change year-on-year -11.48% -2.87% -3.33%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -57 2 £625 +13.64%
Retail Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 46 (83.64%) Banking
2 28 (50.91%) Finance
3 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.64%) Unix
4 13 (23.64%) Linux
5 12 (21.82%) JBoss
5 12 (21.82%) Apache
6 10 (18.18%) WebLogic
6 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (18.18%) Release Management
7 9 (16.36%) SQL
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
8 8 (14.55%) Scrum
8 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
9 7 (12.73%) Defect Management
10 6 (10.91%) JIRA
10 6 (10.91%) QA
10 6 (10.91%) Migration
11 5 (9.09%) Python
11 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (9.09%) ForgeRock
11 5 (9.09%) OpenAM
11 5 (9.09%) DevOps
11 5 (9.09%) SDLC
12 4 (7.27%) Coaching
12 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills

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 12 (21.82%) Apache
1 12 (21.82%) JBoss
2 10 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.27%) Confluence
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
1 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Appium
2 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) JMeter
4 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (83.64%) Banking
2 28 (50.91%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Banking Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) ForgeRock Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) IT Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) ForgeRock Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) SDLC Manager
6 2 (3.64%) SDLC Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Middleware
1 4 (7.27%) SOAP
1 4 (7.27%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) OAuth
2 3 (5.45%) OAuth2
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (3.64%) JSON
3 2 (3.64%) REST
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
1 13 (23.64%) Unix
2 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.18%) Release Management
3 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.55%) Scrum
4 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (12.73%) Defect Management
5 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.91%) Migration
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps
7 5 (9.09%) SDLC
8 4 (7.27%) Coaching
8 4 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.45%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 3 (5.45%) BDD
9 3 (5.45%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (5.45%) Kanban
9 3 (5.45%) Open Source
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.64%) XPath
6 1 (1.82%) R
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.82%) PMO
3 1 (1.82%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) OpenAM
2 3 (5.45%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.09%) ForgeRock
3 3 (5.45%) Perfecto Mobile
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Facebook
5 1 (1.82%) Fiserv
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Workday