Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 472 477 479
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -116
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 145 126 396
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.56% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 71 270
10th Percentile £375 £400 £342
25th Percentile £409 £456 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -7.73% +4.76% +13.51%
75th Percentile £619 £691 £625
90th Percentile £704 £750 £700
UK median daily rate £510 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.60
UK median hourly rate - - £12.60

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 24,131 22,374 44,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 52.99% 50.50% 52.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,296 14,738 29,332
10th Percentile £300 £256 £288
25th Percentile £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £605 £588 £581
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 950 905 1,262
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.36 £10.86
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.71 £18.73
Median % change year-on-year +11.62% +5.26% +1.15%
75th Percentile £42.95 £38.75 £38.75
90th Percentile £55.10 £51.75 £49.47
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.95% +3.89%

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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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 -22 116 £550 -8.33% 22
North of England +29 9 £425 -16.05% 5
Yorkshire +26 5 £409 -20.20% 1
West Midlands +6 5 £425 -
Midlands +1 5 £425 -25.27%
North West +20 4 £476 - 4
South East +29 3 £456 +34.19% 2
South West +44 2 £400 -
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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.

1 128 (88.28%) Banking
2 62 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (33.10%) Finance
4 28 (19.31%) Azure
5 26 (17.93%) Retail
6 24 (16.55%) Social Skills
7 23 (15.86%) Java
8 20 (13.79%) Investment Banking
8 20 (13.79%) Wealth Management
8 20 (13.79%) DevOps
9 18 (12.41%) AWS
10 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (11.72%) Corporate Banking
10 17 (11.72%) Scrum
11 15 (10.34%) Mobile App
12 14 (9.66%) User Stories
12 14 (9.66%) Git (software)
12 14 (9.66%) Kafka
13 13 (8.97%) Waterfall
13 13 (8.97%) Jenkins
13 13 (8.97%) User Experience
13 13 (8.97%) GCP
13 13 (8.97%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 13 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (8.97%) Python
13 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
13 13 (8.97%) Degree
13 13 (8.97%) Test Automation
14 12 (8.28%) JIRA
15 11 (7.59%) 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 11 (7.59%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.83%) Confluence
3 5 (3.45%) SAS
4 3 (2.07%) Anypoint
4 3 (2.07%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.38%) UserZoom
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.69%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.69%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.31%) Azure
2 18 (12.41%) AWS
3 13 (8.97%) GCP
4 6 (4.14%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (4.14%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (4.14%) SaaS
5 4 (2.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.38%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.38%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.69%) Apigee
7 1 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) Firebase
7 1 (0.69%) GitHub
7 1 (0.69%) Google Play
7 1 (0.69%) IaaS
7 1 (0.69%) npm
7 1 (0.69%) PaaS
7 1 (0.69%) Serverless
7 1 (0.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) SSL
2 4 (2.76%) HTTP
3 3 (2.07%) ATM
3 3 (2.07%) Internet
3 3 (2.07%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.38%) 2G
4 2 (1.38%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.69%) Firewall
5 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.69%) Skype
5 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.45%) Big Data
4 4 (2.76%) HDInsight
4 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.07%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.07%) Cloudera CDH
5 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.07%) HBase
5 3 (2.07%) Parquet
6 2 (1.38%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.38%) DB2
6 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.69%) MS Access
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.97%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.28%) JIRA
4 6 (4.14%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.14%) Maven
5 5 (3.45%) Selenium
6 4 (2.76%) Postman
6 4 (2.76%) REST Assured
7 3 (2.07%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.07%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.07%) JUnit
7 3 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.38%) Appium
8 2 (1.38%) Mockito
8 2 (1.38%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.69%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.69%) Zephyr
General
1 128 (88.28%) Banking
2 48 (33.10%) Finance
3 26 (17.93%) Retail
4 24 (16.55%) Social Skills
5 20 (13.79%) Investment Banking
6 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (11.72%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (4.14%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (3.45%) Back Office
8 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.76%) Private Banking
10 3 (2.07%) Legal
11 2 (1.38%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.38%) Marketing
11 2 (1.38%) Publishing
11 2 (1.38%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.69%) Automotive
12 1 (0.69%) Games
12 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 33 (22.76%) Architect
2 21 (14.48%) Analyst
3 20 (13.79%) Developer
4 13 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.21%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.14%) Banking Analyst
7 6 (4.14%) Data Architect
7 6 (4.14%) Data Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Tester
8 5 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.45%) Designer
8 5 (3.45%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.45%) Technical Manager
9 4 (2.76%) Automation Tester
9 4 (2.76%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.76%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.76%) Security Architect
9 4 (2.76%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.07%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.66%) Kafka
2 10 (6.90%) Spring
3 8 (5.52%) REST
4 7 (4.83%) .NET
4 7 (4.83%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.76%) J2EE
6 4 (2.76%) RAML
7 3 (2.07%) Apache Avro
7 3 (2.07%) CSS
7 3 (2.07%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.07%) HTML
7 3 (2.07%) JSON
7 3 (2.07%) React
7 3 (2.07%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.07%) Web Services
8 2 (1.38%) CSS3
8 2 (1.38%) HTML5
8 2 (1.38%) Node.js
8 2 (1.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.97%) User Experience
3 7 (4.83%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.76%) Online Banking
4 4 (2.76%) PKI
4 4 (2.76%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.76%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.38%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.38%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.69%) AS400
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.76%) Android
2 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.79%) DevOps
2 20 (13.79%) Wealth Management
3 17 (11.72%) Scrum
4 14 (9.66%) User Stories
5 13 (8.97%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 13 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.97%) Test Automation
5 13 (8.97%) Waterfall
6 11 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (6.90%) Analytics
7 10 (6.90%) BDD
7 10 (6.90%) Coaching
7 10 (6.90%) Microservices
7 10 (6.90%) TDD
8 9 (6.21%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (6.21%) Project Management
9 8 (5.52%) Data Modelling
9 8 (5.52%) SDLC
9 8 (5.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.86%) Java
2 13 (8.97%) Python
3 11 (7.59%) SQL
4 9 (6.21%) Scala
5 8 (5.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.76%) C#
7 3 (2.07%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.07%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.38%) Java 8
8 2 (1.38%) PHP
8 2 (1.38%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.69%) Jython
9 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.69%) RPG
9 1 (0.69%) Ruby
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.38%) CISSP
2 2 (1.38%) GIAC
3 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.69%) PMP
3 1 (0.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) ISO 20022
2 3 (2.07%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.38%) COBIT
3 2 (1.38%) GDPR
3 2 (1.38%) NIST
3 2 (1.38%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) IFRS
4 1 (0.69%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.69%) SEPA
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.69%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.07%) Ansible
2 3 (2.07%) Oozie
2 3 (2.07%) Terraform
3 1 (0.69%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.59%) Google
3 4 (2.76%) Confluent
3 4 (2.76%) IBM
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle
4 3 (2.07%) Databricks
4 3 (2.07%) NCR
4 3 (2.07%) Splunk
5 2 (1.38%) Apple
5 2 (1.38%) Veracode
5 2 (1.38%) Zend
6 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.69%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.69%) HP
6 1 (0.69%) Infoblox
6 1 (0.69%) McAfee
6 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.69%) Temenos
6 1 (0.69%) Tripwire