Period
to 18 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 18 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 466 416 297
Rank change year-on-year -50 -119 +45
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 380 535 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.57% 0.86%
As % of the General category 1.26% 1.52% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 350 514
England median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £342 £297 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £12.60 £12.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - -
UK median hourly rate £12.60 £12.75 -
% change year-on-year -1.18% - -

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 30,056 35,312 34,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.60% 37.41% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,666 23,364 22,724
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £281
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 818 836
England median hourly rate £31.17 £27.08 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.11% +9.41% -1.00%
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.50 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in England

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail Banking in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in England

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in England

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail Banking in England

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 July 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 +6 268 £550 +10.00% 22
North of England +11 55 £450 +26.40% 4
North West +9 24 £478 +19.13% 1
Yorkshire +8 21 £459 +30.03% 3
Midlands +13 19 £475 +5.56% 1
South West -67 17 £366 -16.46%
North East +16 10 £330 +10.00%
South East -3 10 £550 +12.82% 1
East of England - 8 £425 -
West Midlands +13 6 £500 - 1
East Midlands +13 6 £475 +18.75%
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 England region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 334 (87.89%) Banking
2 217 (57.11%) Finance
3 121 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (22.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (16.05%) Java
6 52 (13.68%) DevOps
7 50 (13.16%) JIRA
8 43 (11.32%) SQL
9 41 (10.79%) Retail
10 38 (10.00%) Investment Banking
11 37 (9.74%) Wealth Management
12 36 (9.47%) Project Management
13 32 (8.42%) Business Analysis
14 31 (8.16%) TDD
14 31 (8.16%) Scrum
15 29 (7.63%) Python
16 27 (7.11%) Jenkins
17 26 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
18 25 (6.58%) User Experience
18 25 (6.58%) JavaScript
19 23 (6.05%) Scala
19 23 (6.05%) Confluence
20 22 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (5.79%) Spring
21 21 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (5.26%) Git (software)
23 19 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
24 18 (4.74%) JSON
24 18 (4.74%) REST
24 18 (4.74%) Risk Management

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 23 (6.05%) Confluence
2 14 (3.68%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.32%) SAS
3 5 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.79%) Mule
6 2 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.53%) IIS
6 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.26%) Jetty
7 1 (0.26%) nginx
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.26%) Tornado
7 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.84%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) Sketch
5 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Actimize
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.16%) Office 365
4 10 (2.63%) GitHub
4 10 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.58%) PaaS
5 6 (1.58%) SaaS
6 4 (1.05%) Slack
7 3 (0.79%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (0.79%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (0.79%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.53%) npm
8 2 (0.53%) Serverless
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Apigee
9 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.26%) IaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.11%) DNS
2 6 (1.58%) Internet
3 4 (1.05%) ATM
4 2 (0.53%) LAN
4 2 (0.53%) Network Security
4 2 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.53%) VoIP
4 2 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.26%) DHCP
5 1 (0.26%) HTTP
5 1 (0.26%) SAN
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.16%) Hadoop
3 10 (2.63%) HBase
4 7 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.84%) DB2
5 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.05%) Big Data
7 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.26%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.26%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.26%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Impala
8 1 (0.26%) MS Access
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (13.16%) JIRA
2 27 (7.11%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.89%) Selenium
5 10 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 10 (2.63%) Travis CI
6 8 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.84%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.32%) Axure RP
8 5 (1.32%) HP UFT
8 5 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.05%) JUnit
9 4 (1.05%) Maven
9 4 (1.05%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.79%) GitLab
10 3 (0.79%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.79%) JMeter
10 3 (0.79%) Mockito
10 3 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 334 (87.89%) Banking
2 217 (57.11%) Finance
3 41 (10.79%) Retail
4 38 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.47%) Private Banking
6 9 (2.37%) Advertising
6 9 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.58%) Legal
7 6 (1.58%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.32%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.32%) Marketing
9 4 (1.05%) Back Office
10 2 (0.53%) Front Office
11 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 114 (30.00%) Analyst
2 78 (20.53%) Business Analyst
3 61 (16.05%) Developer
4 49 (12.89%) Banking Analyst
5 41 (10.79%) Architect
6 39 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 23 (6.05%) Java Developer
8 19 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
9 18 (4.74%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
10 17 (4.47%) Test Analyst
11 16 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (3.95%) Service Analyst
13 13 (3.42%) Financial Analyst
14 11 (2.89%) Banking Project Manager
15 10 (2.63%) Consultant
15 10 (2.63%) Credit Analyst
15 10 (2.63%) IT Manager
15 10 (2.63%) Retail Banking Project Manager
15 10 (2.63%) Risk Manager
15 10 (2.63%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.79%) Spring
2 18 (4.74%) JSON
2 18 (4.74%) REST
3 13 (3.42%) Natural Language Processing
4 11 (2.89%) CSS
4 11 (2.89%) SOAP
4 11 (2.89%) Web Services
5 10 (2.63%) .NET
5 10 (2.63%) HTML
5 10 (2.63%) Spring Boot
5 10 (2.63%) XML
6 9 (2.37%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.37%) Kafka
7 8 (2.11%) PySpark
7 8 (2.11%) RESTful
8 6 (1.58%) React
9 5 (1.32%) Apache Camel
9 5 (1.32%) Gherkin
9 5 (1.32%) Node.js
9 5 (1.32%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.58%) User Experience
2 21 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.47%) Mobile Banking
4 15 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.68%) Credit Risk
6 10 (2.63%) AS400
6 10 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.63%) iSeries
6 10 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.84%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.58%) Online Banking
9 6 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.32%) FMCG
10 5 (1.32%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.79%) PMI
13 2 (0.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.95%) Windows
2 13 (3.42%) Unix
3 8 (2.11%) Linux
4 7 (1.84%) Android
5 6 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.05%) zOS
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.26%) OS/400
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (22.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (13.68%) DevOps
4 37 (9.74%) Wealth Management
5 36 (9.47%) Project Management
6 32 (8.42%) Business Analysis
7 31 (8.16%) Scrum
7 31 (8.16%) TDD
8 26 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (4.74%) Risk Management
10 17 (4.47%) Analytics
10 17 (4.47%) Test Scripting
11 16 (4.21%) BDD
11 16 (4.21%) Fintech
11 16 (4.21%) Microservices
11 16 (4.21%) Migration
12 14 (3.68%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 14 (3.68%) Test Automation
13 13 (3.42%) Data Protection
13 13 (3.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (16.05%) Java
2 43 (11.32%) SQL
3 29 (7.63%) Python
4 25 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 23 (6.05%) Scala
6 17 (4.47%) R
7 10 (2.63%) Java 8
8 9 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.11%) C#
10 4 (1.05%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.05%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.05%) COBOL
10 4 (1.05%) ES6
10 4 (1.05%) SOQL
10 4 (1.05%) SOSL
10 4 (1.05%) VBA
10 4 (1.05%) XPath
11 3 (0.79%) C++
11 3 (0.79%) Groovy
11 3 (0.79%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 13 (3.42%) Degree
2 6 (1.58%) PhD
2 6 (1.58%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.32%) PMP
4 3 (0.79%) APMP
5 2 (0.53%) ISEB
5 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) SANS
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.74%) PSD2
2 17 (4.47%) QA
3 8 (2.11%) IFRS
3 8 (2.11%) IFRS 9
3 8 (2.11%) PMO
4 6 (1.58%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.32%) GDPR
6 4 (1.05%) SEPA
7 3 (0.79%) P3O
8 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.53%) SLA
9 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.26%) Basel III
9 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.26%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (4.21%) Docker
2 11 (2.89%) HDFS
3 10 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.53%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.26%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 14 (3.68%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
3 7 (1.84%) Terraform
4 6 (1.58%) Ansible
5 3 (0.79%) Puppet
6 2 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.53%) Rancher
7 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.26%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.26%) SCCM
7 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (4.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.37%) Google
3 8 (2.11%) IBM
4 6 (1.58%) MuleSoft
4 6 (1.58%) Oracle
4 6 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.58%) VMware
5 5 (1.32%) Workday
6 4 (1.05%) Informatica
6 4 (1.05%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.79%) Adobe
7 3 (0.79%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.79%) Cisco
7 3 (0.79%) Splunk
7 3 (0.79%) Tableau
8 2 (0.53%) Apple
8 2 (0.53%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.53%) HP
8 2 (0.53%) Veracode