Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 400 457 454
Rank change year-on-year +57 -3 -157
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 109 375 496
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the General category 0.88% 1.15% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 237 328
Median daily rate £550 £525 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +14.38% -3.37%
10th Percentile £400 £347 £299
90th Percentile £750 £693 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £12.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 12,353 32,487 37,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.93% 39.26% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,000 21,228 24,937
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £304 £300
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 862 966
Median hourly rate £31.00 £23.50 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.91% +2.49% +4.70%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.78 £12.30
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.05 £22.93 £22.00
% change year-on-year +31.05% +4.23% -

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in England

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail Banking in England.

Daily rate trend for Retail Banking in England

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Retail Banking in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in England

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail Banking in England.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +48 91 £550 - 24
North of England +73 9 £519 +15.28%
Yorkshire +73 8 £519 +13.02%
Midlands +91 7 £275 -42.11%
West Midlands +70 4 - -
South East +170 2 £575 +4.55%
North West +69 1 - -
East Midlands +62 1 - -
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 88 (80.73%) Banking
2 67 (61.47%) Finance
3 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.94%) Change Management
4 25 (22.94%) Investment Banking
5 24 (22.02%) Wealth Management
5 24 (22.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 18 (16.51%) DevOps
7 16 (14.68%) Java
8 15 (13.76%) Retail
9 14 (12.84%) REST
10 12 (11.01%) Project Management
11 11 (10.09%) Corporate Banking
12 10 (9.17%) JIRA
12 10 (9.17%) Azure
12 10 (9.17%) Workflow
12 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
12 10 (9.17%) Mobile Banking
12 10 (9.17%) GCP
13 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
13 9 (8.26%) SQL
14 8 (7.34%) CSS
14 8 (7.34%) HTML
14 8 (7.34%) Python
14 8 (7.34%) AWS
14 8 (7.34%) Confluence
14 8 (7.34%) Test Automation
14 8 (7.34%) Web Development
14 8 (7.34%) Google

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 8 (7.34%) Confluence
2 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.67%) SAS
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.83%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Azure
1 10 (9.17%) GCP
2 8 (7.34%) AWS
3 4 (3.67%) GitHub
3 4 (3.67%) SaaS
4 2 (1.83%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.83%) Slack
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.92%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.92%) npm
5 1 (0.92%) PaaS
5 1 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Firewall
2 3 (2.75%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.75%) Intranet
3 2 (1.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.92%) DMZ
4 1 (0.92%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.83%) BigQuery
3 2 (1.83%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.92%) Big Data
4 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
1 10 (9.17%) JIRA
2 4 (3.67%) JUnit
2 4 (3.67%) Mockito
3 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.75%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.75%) Selenium
3 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.75%) Xcode
4 2 (1.83%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.83%) fastlane
4 2 (1.83%) JMeter
4 2 (1.83%) Maven
4 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.92%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.92%) CocoaPods
5 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.92%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 88 (80.73%) Banking
2 67 (61.47%) Finance
3 25 (22.94%) Investment Banking
4 15 (13.76%) Retail
5 11 (10.09%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (4.59%) Legal
7 2 (1.83%) German Language
8 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.92%) International Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Law
8 1 (0.92%) Publishing
8 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Developer
2 20 (18.35%) Analyst
3 16 (14.68%) Project Manager
4 13 (11.93%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Architect
6 6 (5.50%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Retail Banking Project Manager
8 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.67%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.75%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Administrator
9 3 (2.75%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.75%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) REST
2 8 (7.34%) CSS
2 8 (7.34%) HTML
3 7 (6.42%) .NET
4 6 (5.50%) J2EE
4 6 (5.50%) jBPM
4 6 (5.50%) JSON
4 6 (5.50%) Web Services
5 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.67%) Laravel
6 4 (3.67%) Node.js
6 4 (3.67%) React
6 4 (3.67%) Symfony
6 4 (3.67%) XML
6 4 (3.67%) XSLT
7 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.75%) SOAP
8 2 (1.83%) OAuth
8 2 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Mobile Banking
2 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.75%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.75%) User Experience
4 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.83%) DataPower
5 2 (1.83%) Derivative
5 2 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.83%) iPad
5 2 (1.83%) iPhone
5 2 (1.83%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.92%) CESG
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) Android
1 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.75%) Windows
3 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.92%) AIX
4 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.94%) Change Management
3 24 (22.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 24 (22.02%) Wealth Management
4 18 (16.51%) DevOps
5 12 (11.01%) Project Management
6 10 (9.17%) Workflow
7 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.34%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.34%) Web Development
9 7 (6.42%) Migration
9 7 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.42%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.50%) Analytics
10 6 (5.50%) Kanban
10 6 (5.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (5.50%) Project Delivery
10 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) Java
2 9 (8.26%) SQL
3 8 (7.34%) Python
4 6 (5.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.50%) PHP
5 4 (3.67%) C#
6 3 (2.75%) Apple Swift
6 3 (2.75%) Groovy
6 3 (2.75%) Kotlin
6 3 (2.75%) PHP 7
6 3 (2.75%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.83%) C
7 2 (1.83%) Scala
7 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.83%) XPath
8 1 (0.92%) C++
8 1 (0.92%) Java 8
8 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) CISM
2 1 (0.92%) CISSP
2 1 (0.92%) CRISC
2 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.92%) PMP
2 1 (0.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) GDPR
2 7 (6.42%) QA
3 3 (2.75%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.83%) MiFID
5 1 (0.92%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.92%) PSD2
5 1 (0.92%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.83%) Terraform
3 1 (0.92%) Ansible
3 1 (0.92%) Grafana
3 1 (0.92%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.92%) Kibana
3 1 (0.92%) logstash
3 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Google
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Zend
4 3 (2.75%) IBM
5 2 (1.83%) Apple
5 2 (1.83%) OneTrust
5 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.92%) Solace
6 1 (0.92%) Splunk
6 1 (0.92%) Teradata
6 1 (0.92%) Veracode
6 1 (0.92%) VMware