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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 378 312
Rank change year-on-year +50 -66  
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 272 268 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.54% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.64% 1.49% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 205 260
Median daily rate £466 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.18% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Retail Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16622 17963 19919
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 39.14% 36.38% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11010 12219 13079
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 436 492
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 147 £500 +5.26% 91
South West +36 50 £325 +8.33% 5
North West +22 20 £450 +20.80% 1
South East +36 19 £396 -11.94% 3
Yorkshire -2 13 £433 +6.79% 7
West Midlands +35 12 £363 -27.50%
East of England -10 4 £625 +85.18% 7
North East - 4 £475 - 1
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 481 (100.00%) Banking
1 481 (100.00%) Retail
2 249 (51.77%) Finance
3 153 (31.81%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (15.18%) SQL
6 63 (13.10%) Test Scripting
7 62 (12.89%) Wealth Management
7 62 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
8 54 (11.23%) Scrum
9 52 (10.81%) Java
10 50 (10.40%) Investment Banking
11 46 (9.56%) Migration
12 42 (8.73%) Project Management
12 42 (8.73%) Degree
13 41 (8.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 37 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
15 36 (7.48%) Microsoft
16 33 (6.86%) JIRA
17 31 (6.44%) Management Information System
18 30 (6.24%) JavaScript
18 30 (6.24%) Microsoft Excel
19 29 (6.03%) Unix
19 29 (6.03%) Waterfall
20 26 (5.41%) Jenkins
21 25 (5.20%) DevOps
22 24 (4.99%) PMO
22 24 (4.99%) ISEB
22 24 (4.99%) Test Automation
23 23 (4.78%) Selenium

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 (4.78%) SAS
2 13 (2.70%) Confluence
2 13 (2.70%) JBoss
3 10 (2.08%) CMS
4 9 (1.87%) Apache
5 8 (1.66%) IBM Notes
6 7 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.04%) Mule
7 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.62%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.62%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.42%) CICS
10 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (6.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.57%) MS Visio
3 18 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.42%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.12%) Temenos T24
2 8 (1.66%) Eikon
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.21%) Actimize
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.21%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.04%) GitHub
3 5 (1.04%) Office 365
3 5 (1.04%) OpenShift
4 4 (0.83%) PaaS
5 3 (0.62%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.70%) Internet
2 10 (2.08%) VPN
3 8 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.04%) DNS
5 5 (1.04%) Firewall
6 4 (0.83%) HTTP
7 3 (0.62%) Intranet
7 3 (0.62%) Skype
7 3 (0.62%) SSL
8 2 (0.42%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.42%) LDAP
8 2 (0.42%) MPLS
8 2 (0.42%) VPLS
9 1 (0.21%) ATM
9 1 (0.21%) LAN
9 1 (0.21%) Network Security
9 1 (0.21%) SAN
9 1 (0.21%) SMS
9 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.33%) Big Data
3 15 (3.12%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.83%) DB2
7 4 (0.83%) MySQL
8 3 (0.62%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.62%) QlikView
8 3 (0.62%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.42%) OLTP
9 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.42%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 33 (6.86%) JIRA
2 26 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.78%) Selenium
4 15 (3.12%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.87%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.66%) JMeter
7 8 (1.66%) Mocha
7 8 (1.66%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.46%) Appium
8 7 (1.46%) Calabash
9 6 (1.25%) JUnit
9 6 (1.25%) Selenium IDE
10 5 (1.04%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (1.04%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.04%) Maven
10 5 (1.04%) Subversion
11 4 (0.83%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 481 (100.00%) Banking
1 481 (100.00%) Retail
2 249 (51.77%) Finance
3 50 (10.40%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.16%) Private Banking
5 11 (2.29%) Legal
6 10 (2.08%) Law
7 9 (1.87%) Corporate Banking
7 9 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.87%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.66%) Advertising
8 8 (1.66%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.25%) Back Office
9 6 (1.25%) Front Office
10 5 (1.04%) Marketing
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) International Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 157 (32.64%) Analyst
2 66 (13.72%) Business Analyst
3 54 (11.23%) Banking Analyst
4 52 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 51 (10.60%) Developer
6 50 (10.40%) Test Analyst
7 28 (5.82%) Architect
8 27 (5.61%) Test Manager
9 18 (3.74%) Senior Manager
10 17 (3.53%) Programme Manager
11 15 (3.12%) Java Developer
12 14 (2.91%) Consultant
12 14 (2.91%) Financial Analyst
13 13 (2.70%) Banking Project Manager
13 13 (2.70%) Scrum Master
14 12 (2.49%) Banking Business Analyst
14 12 (2.49%) Credit Analyst
14 12 (2.49%) Retail Banking Project Manager
14 12 (2.49%) Risk Analyst
15 11 (2.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.74%) HTML
2 17 (3.53%) AngularJS
2 17 (3.53%) Spring
3 16 (3.33%) Node.js
4 15 (3.12%) CSS
5 13 (2.70%) CSS3
6 11 (2.29%) Spring Boot
7 10 (2.08%) HTML5
7 10 (2.08%) XML
8 8 (1.66%) REST
8 8 (1.66%) RESTful
8 8 (1.66%) SOAP
8 8 (1.66%) Web Services
9 7 (1.46%) .NET
10 6 (1.25%) Java EE
11 5 (1.04%) D3.js
11 5 (1.04%) HTML5 Canvas
11 5 (1.04%) React Native
11 5 (1.04%) Semantic HTML
11 5 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
3 31 (6.44%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.16%) Credit Risk
5 11 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.29%) User Experience
6 10 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.87%) Online Banking
8 8 (1.66%) BYOD
8 8 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.25%) Social Media
10 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.62%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.62%) Derivative
11 3 (0.62%) Fintech
11 3 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.62%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.03%) Unix
2 22 (4.57%) Linux
2 22 (4.57%) Windows
3 11 (2.29%) Android
4 10 (2.08%) Mac OS
5 8 (1.66%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.62%) Solaris
8 2 (0.42%) SUSE
8 2 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (31.81%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (13.10%) Test Scripting
4 62 (12.89%) Wealth Management
5 54 (11.23%) Scrum
6 46 (9.56%) Migration
7 42 (8.73%) Project Management
8 41 (8.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (6.03%) Waterfall
10 25 (5.20%) DevOps
11 24 (4.99%) Test Automation
12 23 (4.78%) Scenario Testing
13 21 (4.37%) Business Analysis
14 20 (4.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 20 (4.16%) Workflow
15 19 (3.95%) Analytics
15 19 (3.95%) BDD
15 19 (3.95%) TDD
16 18 (3.74%) Defect Management
16 18 (3.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.18%) SQL
2 52 (10.81%) Java
3 30 (6.24%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.91%) Shell Script
5 12 (2.49%) C#
5 12 (2.49%) Perl
6 9 (1.87%) Python
6 9 (1.87%) Ruby
7 8 (1.66%) VBA
8 7 (1.46%) ES6
9 5 (1.04%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.83%) C
11 3 (0.62%) PHP
11 3 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.62%) Scala
12 2 (0.42%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.42%) Korn
12 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 42 (8.73%) Degree
2 24 (4.99%) ISEB
3 16 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.04%) PMP
5 5 (1.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.83%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.42%) CISM
7 2 (0.42%) CISSP
7 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.21%) CISA
8 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.21%) CRISC
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.99%) PMO
2 14 (2.91%) IFRS
2 14 (2.91%) IFRS 9
3 13 (2.70%) QA
4 8 (1.66%) Basel II
5 7 (1.46%) MiFID
6 5 (1.04%) FATCA
6 5 (1.04%) GDPR
6 5 (1.04%) SLA
7 4 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.62%) COBIT
8 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.42%) Basel III
10 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.21%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.21%) SEPA
10 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (2.70%) Docker
2 4 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.42%) KVM
3 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.08%) Puppet
2 6 (1.25%) Ansible
2 6 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.62%) CFEngine
3 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.42%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.42%) Nagios
4 2 (0.42%) Terraform
5 1 (0.21%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.21%) FTK
5 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.21%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) Salt
5 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 36 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.16%) Oracle
3 15 (3.12%) Splunk
4 12 (2.49%) Adobe
5 11 (2.29%) Temenos
6 9 (1.87%) Citrix
7 8 (1.66%) Bloomberg
7 8 (1.66%) Cisco
7 8 (1.66%) HP
7 8 (1.66%) Lotus
7 8 (1.66%) Reuters
8 7 (1.46%) SAP
9 5 (1.04%) Unisys
10 4 (0.83%) IBM
10 4 (0.83%) Remedy
11 3 (0.62%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.62%) F5
11 3 (0.62%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.62%) Informatica
11 3 (0.62%) Teradata
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Crimson Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
AMS contingency
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £425 - £450 per day + Negotiable
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