Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 449 285 336
Rank change year-on-year -164 +51 -83
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 463 816 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the General category 1.34% 2.24% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 567 573
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £313 £270 £297
90th Percentile £693 £600 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £12.75 - -
UK median hourly rate £12.75 - -

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 34,522 36,447 35,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.91% 39.89% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,976 24,458 24,074
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 793 912
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.44 £23.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.12% +11.49% +3.11%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.20 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £26.42 £23.75
% change year-on-year -12.02% +11.24% -4.43%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -90 312 £525 +5.00% 49
North of England -74 65 £400 -5.88% 14
South West -82 56 £438 +27.92% 7
Yorkshire -43 32 £356 -12.10% 7
North West -47 31 £414 -8.06% 7
South East -57 15 £500 +17.65% 2
Midlands -40 13 £513 +86.36% 8
East Midlands - 8 £475 - 3
North East - 2 £435 -
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 406 (87.69%) Banking
2 233 (50.32%) Finance
3 148 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (22.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (10.15%) Java
6 46 (9.94%) Scrum
7 36 (7.78%) SQL
8 35 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (7.34%) Project Management
9 34 (7.34%) Retail
10 33 (7.13%) QA
11 31 (6.70%) Business Analysis
11 31 (6.70%) Migration
12 26 (5.62%) JIRA
12 26 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
13 25 (5.40%) Microsoft
14 24 (5.18%) DevOps
15 23 (4.97%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (4.75%) PMO
17 21 (4.54%) Fintech
17 21 (4.54%) TDD
17 21 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
18 20 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (4.10%) Test Automation
19 19 (4.10%) Change Management
19 19 (4.10%) Windows
19 19 (4.10%) Python
19 19 (4.10%) PSD2
20 18 (3.89%) Decision-Making
20 18 (3.89%) Microservices

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 14 (3.02%) Confluence
2 12 (2.59%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.59%) JBoss
2 12 (2.59%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.16%) Apache
3 10 (2.16%) SAS
4 7 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.08%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.86%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.65%) Mule
8 2 (0.43%) CMS
8 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.43%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.30%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.65%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.22%) BASE24
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.30%) PaaS
5 5 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (1.08%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.86%) Apigee
7 3 (0.65%) Akamai
8 2 (0.43%) IaaS
8 2 (0.43%) npm
8 2 (0.43%) SaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.22%) GitHub
9 1 (0.22%) NuGet
9 1 (0.22%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.22%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.30%) BIG-IP
1 6 (1.30%) SMS
2 5 (1.08%) Firewall
3 4 (0.86%) Network Security
4 3 (0.65%) Internet
4 3 (0.65%) SSL
5 2 (0.43%) ATM
5 2 (0.43%) WebEx
6 1 (0.22%) LAN
6 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.02%) DataStage
1 14 (3.02%) IBM InfoSphere
2 13 (2.81%) Big Data
2 13 (2.81%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (1.94%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.30%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.30%) HBase
7 5 (1.08%) DataStax
8 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.43%) MySQL
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (5.62%) JIRA
2 18 (3.89%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.16%) Cucumber
4 9 (1.94%) Selenium
5 7 (1.51%) Appium
6 6 (1.30%) Maven
7 5 (1.08%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.86%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.86%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.65%) Buildbot
9 3 (0.65%) JMeter
9 3 (0.65%) JUnit
9 3 (0.65%) Travis CI
9 3 (0.65%) webpack
10 2 (0.43%) gulp
10 2 (0.43%) MSTest
10 2 (0.43%) NUnit
10 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 406 (87.69%) Banking
2 233 (50.32%) Finance
3 34 (7.34%) Retail
4 16 (3.46%) Private Banking
5 14 (3.02%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.38%) Legal
6 11 (2.38%) Marketing
7 5 (1.08%) Back Office
7 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.08%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.86%) French Language
9 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 3 (0.65%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Retail Finance
10 2 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (26.57%) Analyst
2 61 (13.17%) Business Analyst
3 57 (12.31%) Developer
4 55 (11.88%) Architect
5 51 (11.02%) Project Manager
6 44 (9.50%) Banking Analyst
7 30 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (4.54%) Test Analyst
9 17 (3.67%) Banking Business Analyst
9 17 (3.67%) Banking Project Manager
10 16 (3.46%) Java Developer
10 16 (3.46%) Retail Banking Project Manager
11 15 (3.24%) Programme Manager
12 13 (2.81%) DataStage Developer
13 11 (2.38%) Data Architect
13 11 (2.38%) Test Manager
14 10 (2.16%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
15 9 (1.94%) Linux Engineer
15 9 (1.94%) Service Analyst
15 9 (1.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.59%) Spring
2 9 (1.94%) Node.js
2 9 (1.94%) REST
2 9 (1.94%) RESTful
2 9 (1.94%) Web Services
3 8 (1.73%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (1.51%) Spring Boot
5 6 (1.30%) HTML
6 5 (1.08%) HTML5
6 5 (1.08%) Middleware
6 5 (1.08%) SOAP
6 5 (1.08%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (0.86%) CSS
7 4 (0.86%) React
8 3 (0.65%) .NET
8 3 (0.65%) CSS3
8 3 (0.65%) OAuth
8 3 (0.65%) SAML
8 3 (0.65%) Sass
8 3 (0.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.54%) Fintech
3 16 (3.46%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.02%) User Experience
5 12 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.51%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.51%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.30%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.65%) DataPower
13 2 (0.43%) Clustering
13 2 (0.43%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.43%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.10%) Windows
2 18 (3.89%) Linux
3 14 (3.02%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.81%) Unix
5 11 (2.38%) Android
6 10 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.43%) MVS
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (22.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (9.94%) Scrum
4 34 (7.34%) Project Management
5 31 (6.70%) Business Analysis
5 31 (6.70%) Migration
6 24 (5.18%) DevOps
7 23 (4.97%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (4.54%) TDD
9 20 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (4.10%) Change Management
10 19 (4.10%) Test Automation
11 18 (3.89%) Decision-Making
11 18 (3.89%) Microservices
12 17 (3.67%) Data Analysis
12 17 (3.67%) Waterfall
12 17 (3.67%) Wealth Management
13 16 (3.46%) SDLC
14 15 (3.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 15 (3.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 47 (10.15%) Java
2 36 (7.78%) SQL
3 19 (4.10%) Python
4 16 (3.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.30%) C
5 6 (1.30%) C#
5 6 (1.30%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.08%) Java 8
6 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.08%) Scala
7 4 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.65%) Go
8 3 (0.65%) Ruby
8 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.43%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.43%) ES6
9 2 (0.43%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.43%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (2.81%) Degree
2 11 (2.38%) ISEB
3 10 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.73%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.43%) APMP
6 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.43%) PMP
7 1 (0.22%) CISM
7 1 (0.22%) CISSP
7 1 (0.22%) ISACA
7 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.22%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.13%) QA
2 22 (4.75%) PMO
3 19 (4.10%) PSD2
4 6 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.08%) GDPR
5 5 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.08%) SLA
6 4 (0.86%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) Basel III
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.22%) IFRS
8 1 (0.22%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.86%) OpenAM
2 3 (0.65%) Docker
3 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) Xen
4 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) HDFS
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.73%) Ansible
1 8 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (1.73%) Puppet
2 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.43%) Terraform
4 1 (0.22%) Grafana
4 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.22%) Kibana
4 1 (0.22%) logstash
4 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (5.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.67%) IBM
2 17 (3.67%) Teradata
3 13 (2.81%) Google
3 13 (2.81%) Oracle
4 8 (1.73%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.51%) Cisco
6 6 (1.30%) F5
6 6 (1.30%) Splunk
7 5 (1.08%) Citrix
7 5 (1.08%) SAP
7 5 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.08%) Temenos
8 4 (0.86%) ForgeRock
8 4 (0.86%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.86%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.65%) Avaloq
9 3 (0.65%) HP
9 3 (0.65%) Perfecto Mobile
9 3 (0.65%) Tableau