Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 323 270
Rank change year-on-year +32 -53 -27
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 802 651 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.73% 0.93%
As % of the General category 2.23% 1.98% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 472 676
England median daily rate £450 £459 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £290 £300 £306
90th Percentile £638 £637 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35,976 32,926 38,646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.97% 36.69% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,195 22,063 25,058
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £281 £265 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 805 826 1,064
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -3.85% +14.69%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.11 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +4.43% -5.66% +17.78%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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 -22 460 £500 - 30
North of England +67 134 £450 +12.50% 14
South West +46 101 £363 -16.67% 9
South East +35 72 £450 +10.70% 4
Yorkshire +21 70 £450 +8.96% 5
North West +54 62 £450 +20.00% 6
Midlands +8 33 £300 -33.33% 2
West Midlands +16 27 £275 -38.89%
East of England -24 4 £531 +51.79% 3
North East +56 2 £800 +68.42% 3
East Midlands -2 1 £330 -26.67% 2
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 683 (85.16%) Banking
2 413 (51.50%) Finance
3 285 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 133 (16.58%) Java
6 120 (14.96%) Migration
7 95 (11.85%) Scrum
8 81 (10.10%) SQL
9 79 (9.85%) TDD
10 75 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
11 71 (8.85%) Ansible
12 70 (8.73%) Business Analysis
13 67 (8.35%) Project Management
13 67 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 63 (7.86%) DevOps
15 62 (7.73%) Jenkins
16 60 (7.48%) Oracle
17 59 (7.36%) Retail
17 59 (7.36%) JIRA
18 56 (6.98%) Test Scripting
18 56 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (6.86%) Puppet
20 52 (6.48%) ISEB
20 52 (6.48%) Private Banking
20 52 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
21 51 (6.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 48 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
23 47 (5.86%) NoSQL
23 47 (5.86%) WebSphere
24 45 (5.61%) OO

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 47 (5.86%) WebSphere
2 44 (5.49%) Tomcat
3 42 (5.24%) OpenStack
4 40 (4.99%) WebLogic
5 33 (4.11%) SAS
6 30 (3.74%) Confluence
7 25 (3.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (1.50%) nginx
9 11 (1.37%) JBoss
9 11 (1.37%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.12%) Apache Spark
11 8 (1.00%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.87%) Apache
13 6 (0.75%) CMS
14 5 (0.62%) Jupyter
14 5 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.50%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (1.62%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.87%) InVision
7 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.25%) InDesign
11 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.75%) Temenos T24
2 6 (0.75%) Eikon
3 4 (0.50%) Actimize
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.25%) RMDS
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.12%) Misys Equation
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
6 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 75 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.99%) PaaS
4 16 (2.00%) OpenShift
5 15 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.75%) npm
7 7 (0.87%) IaaS
8 6 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.75%) GitHub
8 6 (0.75%) SaaS
9 5 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.50%) CloudBees
10 4 (0.50%) Office 365
11 3 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.37%) BlazeMeter
11 3 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.37%) Yammer
12 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.12%) Internet
1 17 (2.12%) SMS
2 7 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (0.87%) VPN
3 4 (0.50%) BIG-IP
3 4 (0.50%) HTTP
4 3 (0.37%) DNS
4 3 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (0.37%) Firewall
4 3 (0.37%) LDAP
4 3 (0.37%) MPLS
4 3 (0.37%) SAN
4 3 (0.37%) SSH
4 3 (0.37%) VPLS
5 2 (0.25%) ATM
5 2 (0.25%) NAS
5 2 (0.25%) SSL
5 2 (0.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.12%) LAN
6 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.86%) NoSQL
2 42 (5.24%) MySQL
3 41 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (4.11%) Big Data
5 27 (3.37%) Hadoop
6 26 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (3.12%) SQL Server
8 21 (2.62%) DataStage
9 20 (2.49%) IBM InfoSphere
10 10 (1.25%) QlikView
11 9 (1.12%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.00%) PowerPivot
12 8 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.87%) DB2
14 6 (0.75%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.75%) HBase
14 6 (0.75%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 62 (7.73%) Jenkins
2 59 (7.36%) JIRA
3 44 (5.49%) NUnit
4 40 (4.99%) MSTest
5 28 (3.49%) Git (software)
6 22 (2.74%) Maven
7 19 (2.37%) Selenium
8 16 (2.00%) Axure RP
9 15 (1.87%) Gradle
10 12 (1.50%) CircleCI
10 12 (1.50%) gulp
10 12 (1.50%) IBM UrbanCode
10 12 (1.50%) Travis CI
11 11 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 11 (1.37%) Jasmine
12 9 (1.12%) Appium
13 8 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.87%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.87%) IntelliJ
14 7 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 683 (85.16%) Banking
2 413 (51.50%) Finance
3 59 (7.36%) Retail
4 52 (6.48%) Private Banking
5 36 (4.49%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.00%) Marketing
7 12 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
9 9 (1.12%) Automotive
9 9 (1.12%) Legal
10 8 (1.00%) Publishing
11 7 (0.87%) Retail Finance
12 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.62%) Law
14 4 (0.50%) Front Office
14 4 (0.50%) International Banking
15 3 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 264 (32.92%) Analyst
2 154 (19.20%) Developer
3 130 (16.21%) Banking Analyst
4 126 (15.71%) Business Analyst
5 86 (10.72%) Test Analyst
6 67 (8.35%) Java Developer
7 54 (6.73%) Architect
8 51 (6.36%) Project Manager
9 49 (6.11%) Banking Business Analyst
10 40 (4.99%) Test Manager
11 32 (3.99%) IT Manager
12 28 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (3.12%) Full Stack Developer
14 23 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
15 22 (2.74%) Banking Project Manager
16 21 (2.62%) Programme Manager
16 21 (2.62%) Senior Developer
17 20 (2.49%) DataStage Developer
17 20 (2.49%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
18 18 (2.24%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.74%) Web Services
2 25 (3.12%) AngularJS
3 24 (2.99%) HTML
3 24 (2.99%) Spring
4 23 (2.87%) CSS
5 21 (2.62%) REST
6 18 (2.24%) Node.js
7 17 (2.12%) Spring Boot
8 15 (1.87%) JSON
8 15 (1.87%) SOAP
9 14 (1.75%) HTML5
10 13 (1.62%) J2EE
10 13 (1.62%) XML
11 12 (1.50%) React
11 12 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (1.37%) CSS3
13 8 (1.00%) .NET
13 8 (1.00%) RESTful
14 6 (0.75%) Kafka
15 4 (0.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.49%) User Experience
3 19 (2.37%) Mainframe
3 19 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.00%) Credit Risk
5 15 (1.87%) Mobile Banking
6 10 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.00%) BYOD
7 8 (1.00%) SWIFT
8 7 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 7 (0.87%) Fintech
9 6 (0.75%) Online Banking
10 5 (0.62%) DataPower
10 5 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.62%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.37%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.37%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.25%) Derivative
12 2 (0.25%) Robotics
12 2 (0.25%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.61%) Linux
2 44 (5.49%) Windows
3 32 (3.99%) Unix
4 21 (2.62%) Android
5 12 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.87%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.75%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) AIX
11 2 (0.25%) Solaris
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) OS/400
12 1 (0.12%) SUSE
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 120 (14.96%) Migration
4 95 (11.85%) Scrum
5 79 (9.85%) TDD
6 70 (8.73%) Business Analysis
7 67 (8.35%) Project Management
8 63 (7.86%) DevOps
9 56 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (6.98%) Test Scripting
10 51 (6.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 45 (5.61%) OO
12 43 (5.36%) User Stories
13 42 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 42 (5.24%) Wealth Management
14 34 (4.24%) Test Automation
15 31 (3.87%) Defect Management
15 31 (3.87%) Scenario Testing
16 29 (3.62%) Analytics
17 26 (3.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 133 (16.58%) Java
2 81 (10.10%) SQL
3 45 (5.61%) Python
4 36 (4.49%) JavaScript
5 19 (2.37%) Shell Script
6 16 (2.00%) Ruby
7 13 (1.62%) Groovy
8 11 (1.37%) C#
9 9 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.12%) C
9 9 (1.12%) Go
9 9 (1.12%) VBA
10 8 (1.00%) ES6
10 8 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.75%) Apple Swift
12 6 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.62%) C++
13 5 (0.62%) ES7
14 4 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (6.48%) ISEB
2 37 (4.61%) ISTQB
3 20 (2.49%) Degree
4 8 (1.00%) CISM
4 8 (1.00%) CISSP
5 7 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.75%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.62%) CCA
7 5 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.37%) CISA
9 2 (0.25%) CRISC
9 2 (0.25%) PMP
9 2 (0.25%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.25%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.12%) MCSE
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.49%) QA
2 26 (3.24%) GDPR
3 23 (2.87%) PMO
4 13 (1.62%) IFRS
4 13 (1.62%) PSD2
5 12 (1.50%) MiFID
6 11 (1.37%) IFRS 9
7 6 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.75%) SEPA
8 5 (0.62%) COBIT
8 5 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.50%) FATCA
9 4 (0.50%) SLA
10 3 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.25%) Basel II
12 1 (0.12%) Basel III
12 1 (0.12%) COSO
12 1 (0.12%) EMIR
12 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (1.87%) Docker
1 15 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (0.75%) HDFS
2 6 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.25%) vCloud
4 2 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.12%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 71 (8.85%) Ansible
2 55 (6.86%) Puppet
3 52 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.00%) Terraform
5 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.37%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.25%) SCCM
8 1 (0.12%) Ambari
8 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.12%) Kibana
8 1 (0.12%) Oozie
8 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (7.48%) Oracle
2 37 (4.61%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.37%) Teradata
4 24 (2.99%) Adobe
5 21 (2.62%) IBM
6 17 (2.12%) Google
7 12 (1.50%) Splunk
7 12 (1.50%) Temenos
8 9 (1.12%) Cisco
9 8 (1.00%) Bloomberg
9 8 (1.00%) Citrix
9 8 (1.00%) Lotus
9 8 (1.00%) Reuters
9 8 (1.00%) Tableau
9 8 (1.00%) VMware
10 7 (0.87%) HP
10 7 (0.87%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.62%) CyberArk
11 5 (0.62%) McAfee
11 5 (0.62%) SAP