Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 324 254
Rank change year-on-year +48 -70 -20
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 861 744 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.76% 0.99%
As % of the General category 2.29% 2.07% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 566 756
England median daily rate £450 £450 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.01% +1.48%
10th Percentile £270 £300 £313
90th Percentile £625 £636 £600
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £70.00
UK median hourly rate - - £70.00

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 37541 35882 41575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.72% 36.46% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25161 24152 27134
England median daily rate £475 £450 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.17% +1.65%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £634
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 818 880 1123
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.44 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.56% +0.87% +12.70%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.78 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +16.28%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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 -15 481 £500 +5.26% 17
South West +59 139 £350 -15.66% 4
North of England +82 132 £438 +5.68% 7
North West +66 68 £450 +20.00% 2
South East +50 66 £409 +0.55% 2
Yorkshire +11 63 £424 +4.69% 4
Midlands +32 40 £300 -36.84% 1
West Midlands +40 36 £275 -38.96% 1
East of England -46 4 £531 +77.08% 4
North East +67 1 £800 +68.42% 1
East Midlands -3 1 £330 -12.00%
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 England region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 727 (84.44%) Banking
2 431 (50.06%) Finance
3 298 (34.61%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (15.10%) Java
6 112 (13.01%) Scrum
7 108 (12.54%) Migration
8 99 (11.50%) SQL
9 88 (10.22%) Test Scripting
10 74 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
10 74 (8.59%) Project Management
11 73 (8.48%) TDD
12 71 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
13 69 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
13 69 (8.01%) Business Analysis
14 67 (7.78%) Ansible
14 67 (7.78%) DevOps
15 65 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
16 62 (7.20%) JIRA
17 60 (6.97%) Jenkins
18 57 (6.62%) Retail
18 57 (6.62%) Windows
19 56 (6.50%) Wealth Management
20 55 (6.39%) Oracle
21 53 (6.16%) Linux
21 53 (6.16%) ISEB
22 52 (6.04%) User Experience
23 48 (5.57%) Microsoft
23 48 (5.57%) Test Automation
24 46 (5.34%) Puppet

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 35 (4.07%) Tomcat
2 32 (3.72%) WebLogic
2 32 (3.72%) WebSphere
3 31 (3.60%) OpenStack
4 30 (3.48%) SAS
5 27 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 26 (3.02%) Confluence
7 18 (2.09%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.39%) JBoss
8 12 (1.39%) nginx
9 11 (1.28%) IBM Notes
9 11 (1.28%) Skype for Business
10 9 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.93%) CMS
12 7 (0.81%) Apache
13 6 (0.70%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.58%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.35%) CICS
15 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 40 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 25 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (1.63%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (1.05%) InVision
7 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.23%) InDesign
11 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.09%) Temenos T24
2 10 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.05%) Eikon
4 4 (0.46%) RMDS
5 3 (0.35%) Actimize
6 2 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.23%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.12%) Misys Equation
7 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Relativity
7 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.12%) Summit
7 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 74 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.90%) PaaS
4 15 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (1.74%) OpenShift
5 14 (1.63%) npm
6 11 (1.28%) Office 365
7 9 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (1.05%) SaaS
7 9 (1.05%) Yammer
8 7 (0.81%) GitHub
9 5 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.46%) CloudBees
10 4 (0.46%) Serverless
11 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
11 3 (0.35%) IaaS
12 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.74%) SMS
2 14 (1.63%) Internet
3 11 (1.28%) VPN
4 10 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.46%) BIG-IP
5 4 (0.46%) HTTP
5 4 (0.46%) LDAP
6 3 (0.35%) ATM
6 3 (0.35%) DNS
6 3 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.35%) Firewall
6 3 (0.35%) LAN
6 3 (0.35%) MPLS
6 3 (0.35%) SSH
6 3 (0.35%) VPLS
7 2 (0.23%) DMZ
7 2 (0.23%) Network Security
7 2 (0.23%) SAN
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
7 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.30%) NoSQL
2 35 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 33 (3.83%) MySQL
4 32 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (3.25%) Big Data
7 21 (2.44%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.63%) DataStage
9 13 (1.51%) IBM InfoSphere
10 11 (1.28%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.16%) QlikView
12 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.93%) DB2
13 8 (0.93%) PowerPivot
13 8 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.81%) MS Access
14 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (7.20%) JIRA
2 60 (6.97%) Jenkins
3 35 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 33 (3.83%) NUnit
5 30 (3.48%) MSTest
6 27 (3.14%) Selenium
7 19 (2.21%) Axure RP
8 18 (2.09%) Maven
9 14 (1.63%) Gradle
10 12 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 12 (1.39%) CircleCI
10 12 (1.39%) gulp
10 12 (1.39%) IBM UrbanCode
10 12 (1.39%) Jasmine
10 12 (1.39%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.39%) Travis CI
11 9 (1.05%) Appium
11 9 (1.05%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.93%) IntelliJ
General
1 727 (84.44%) Banking
2 431 (50.06%) Finance
3 57 (6.62%) Retail
4 46 (5.34%) Private Banking
5 42 (4.88%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.63%) Marketing
7 10 (1.16%) Automotive
7 10 (1.16%) Legal
7 10 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
8 9 (1.05%) Front Office
9 8 (0.93%) Law
10 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.81%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.70%) Publishing
12 5 (0.58%) Back Office
13 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.35%) International Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Retail Finance
14 2 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 295 (34.26%) Analyst
2 139 (16.14%) Developer
3 138 (16.03%) Banking Analyst
4 133 (15.45%) Business Analyst
5 103 (11.96%) Test Analyst
6 62 (7.20%) Java Developer
7 53 (6.16%) Architect
7 53 (6.16%) Banking Business Analyst
8 50 (5.81%) Project Manager
9 48 (5.57%) Test Manager
10 26 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 26 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
10 26 (3.02%) IT Manager
11 21 (2.44%) Consultant
11 21 (2.44%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
12 19 (2.21%) Senior Developer
12 19 (2.21%) Tester
13 18 (2.09%) Test Leader
14 17 (1.97%) Scrum Master
14 17 (1.97%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.60%) HTML
2 30 (3.48%) AngularJS
3 27 (3.14%) CSS
3 27 (3.14%) Web Services
4 22 (2.56%) Spring
5 21 (2.44%) HTML5
5 21 (2.44%) Node.js
6 17 (1.97%) REST
6 17 (1.97%) Spring Boot
7 16 (1.86%) CSS3
8 15 (1.74%) RESTful
9 12 (1.39%) J2EE
9 12 (1.39%) React
9 12 (1.39%) SOAP
9 12 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (1.16%) JSON
10 10 (1.16%) XML
11 5 (0.58%) Ajax
11 5 (0.58%) MDX
11 5 (0.58%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.04%) User Experience
3 23 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
4 22 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 20 (2.32%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 11 (1.28%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.28%) BYOD
9 8 (0.93%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.81%) Fintech
10 7 (0.81%) Online Banking
10 7 (0.81%) SWIFT
10 7 (0.81%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.58%) DataPower
12 4 (0.46%) Derivative
12 4 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.35%) iPhone
13 3 (0.35%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (6.62%) Windows
2 53 (6.16%) Linux
3 39 (4.53%) Unix
4 22 (2.56%) Android
5 14 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.28%) Mac OS
6 11 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) OS/400
12 1 (0.12%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) SUSE
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (34.61%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 112 (13.01%) Scrum
4 108 (12.54%) Migration
5 88 (10.22%) Test Scripting
6 74 (8.59%) Project Management
7 73 (8.48%) TDD
8 69 (8.01%) Business Analysis
9 67 (7.78%) DevOps
10 65 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 56 (6.50%) Wealth Management
12 48 (5.57%) Test Automation
13 46 (5.34%) Scenario Testing
14 44 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (4.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 39 (4.53%) Waterfall
17 35 (4.07%) OO
18 34 (3.95%) User Stories
19 32 (3.72%) Defect Management
20 31 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 130 (15.10%) Java
2 99 (11.50%) SQL
3 44 (5.11%) Python
4 40 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 23 (2.67%) Shell Script
6 16 (1.86%) Ruby
7 13 (1.51%) C#
8 12 (1.39%) Groovy
9 11 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.16%) ES6
10 10 (1.16%) Go
11 9 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.81%) Apple Swift
12 7 (0.81%) C
12 7 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.81%) VBA
13 6 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.58%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.46%) VB
16 3 (0.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 53 (6.16%) ISEB
2 34 (3.95%) Degree
3 30 (3.48%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.05%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.05%) CISM
5 8 (0.93%) CISSP
5 8 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.46%) CCA
9 3 (0.35%) CISA
10 2 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.23%) PMP
11 1 (0.12%) CIMA
11 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) RHCE
11 1 (0.12%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.76%) QA
2 32 (3.72%) GDPR
3 30 (3.48%) PMO
4 14 (1.63%) IFRS
5 12 (1.39%) IFRS 9
5 12 (1.39%) PSD2
6 10 (1.16%) Data Quality
7 9 (1.05%) MiFID
8 8 (0.93%) Basel II
9 5 (0.58%) COBIT
9 5 (0.58%) SEPA
10 4 (0.46%) SLA
11 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.23%) Basel III
12 2 (0.23%) FATCA
13 1 (0.12%) COSO
13 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (2.56%) Docker
2 15 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.58%) HDFS
3 5 (0.58%) OpenAM
3 5 (0.58%) OpenDJ
3 5 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.46%) OpenIDM
5 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) KVM
7 1 (0.12%) vCloud
7 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (7.78%) Ansible
2 46 (5.34%) Puppet
3 42 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.28%) Terraform
5 8 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.35%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.23%) SCCM
8 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.12%) FTK
8 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (6.39%) Oracle
2 48 (5.57%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.02%) Adobe
4 21 (2.44%) Teradata
5 17 (1.97%) Google
5 17 (1.97%) IBM
6 15 (1.74%) HP
6 15 (1.74%) Temenos
7 14 (1.63%) SAP
7 14 (1.63%) Splunk
8 13 (1.51%) Bloomberg
8 13 (1.51%) Reuters
9 12 (1.39%) Cisco
10 11 (1.28%) Citrix
10 11 (1.28%) Lotus
11 7 (0.81%) Tableau
11 7 (0.81%) VMware
12 6 (0.70%) ForgeRock
13 5 (0.58%) CyberArk
13 5 (0.58%) McAfee