Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 506 457 327
Rank change year-on-year -49 -130 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 161 428 742
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.49% 0.80%
As % of the General category 0.79% 1.23% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 308 519
Median daily rate £550 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.76% +1.09%
10th Percentile £375 £315 £297
90th Percentile £775 £700 £663
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.78% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £12.60 -
% change year-on-year +177.78% - -

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 20,410 34,781 38,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.82% 39.48% 41.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,047 23,151 25,416
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £285
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £480 £484 £475
% change year-on-year -0.83% +1.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 750 922 989
Median hourly rate £23.94 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.09% +2.22% +4.48%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.47 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £24.35 £22.65 £22.00
% change year-on-year +7.51% +2.95% +2.33%

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 3 April 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 3 April 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 +1 125 £600 +9.09% 18
North of England +29 14 £500 +13.70% 1
Midlands +38 8 £688 +37.50%
Yorkshire +32 7 £513 +28.13%
North East +29 7 £413 +17.86%
South West +10 7 £410 -21.90%
South East +77 6 £525 +7.69%
West Midlands +52 5 - -
East Midlands +23 2 £688 +44.74%
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 133 (82.61%) Banking
2 76 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (45.96%) Finance
4 45 (27.95%) Investment Banking
4 45 (27.95%) Wealth Management
5 33 (20.50%) Java
6 31 (19.25%) DevOps
7 30 (18.63%) Retail
8 28 (17.39%) JIRA
9 27 (16.77%) Corporate Banking
10 25 (15.53%) Test Automation
11 19 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (11.18%) SQL
13 17 (10.56%) Project Management
14 16 (9.94%) TDD
14 16 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
14 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (8.70%) QA
17 13 (8.07%) Scrum
17 13 (8.07%) User Experience
17 13 (8.07%) AWS
17 13 (8.07%) Confluence
18 12 (7.45%) Migration
19 11 (6.83%) Workflow
19 11 (6.83%) Selenium
19 11 (6.83%) Business Analysis
19 11 (6.83%) Waterfall
19 11 (6.83%) GitHub

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 13 (8.07%) Confluence
2 9 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.48%) SAS
5 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.11%) Sketch
3 2 (1.24%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.24%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (1.24%) Camtasia
3 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.24%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.24%) UserZoom
4 1 (0.62%) InVision
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) BASE24
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.62%) Finacle
1 1 (0.62%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.07%) AWS
2 11 (6.83%) GitHub
3 10 (6.21%) Azure
4 9 (5.59%) GCP
5 4 (2.48%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.86%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.86%) PaaS
6 3 (1.86%) SaaS
7 2 (1.24%) SurveyMonkey
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.62%) npm
8 1 (0.62%) Office 365
8 1 (0.62%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.48%) Firewall
3 3 (1.86%) Internet
4 2 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.62%) Intranet
5 1 (0.62%) Network Security
5 1 (0.62%) SAN
5 1 (0.62%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.59%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.73%) HBase
3 4 (2.48%) Big Data
3 4 (2.48%) Power BI
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.24%) BigQuery
4 2 (1.24%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.24%) MySQL
4 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (17.39%) JIRA
2 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.83%) Selenium
4 8 (4.97%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.73%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.73%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.73%) Travis CI
6 5 (3.11%) IntelliJ
6 5 (3.11%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.48%) Axure RP
7 4 (2.48%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.48%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.48%) Maven
7 4 (2.48%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.86%) JUnit
8 3 (1.86%) Mockito
8 3 (1.86%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.24%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.24%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.24%) Xcode
General
1 133 (82.61%) Banking
2 74 (45.96%) Finance
3 45 (27.95%) Investment Banking
4 30 (18.63%) Retail
5 27 (16.77%) Corporate Banking
6 7 (4.35%) Legal
7 6 (3.73%) German Language
8 4 (2.48%) Publishing
9 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.86%) Front Office
9 3 (1.86%) Marketing
10 2 (1.24%) International Banking
10 2 (1.24%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (23.60%) Developer
2 32 (19.88%) Analyst
3 21 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 17 (10.56%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.32%) Architect
6 10 (6.21%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (4.97%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.35%) Administrator
8 7 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Hadoop Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Treasury Business Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) Consultant
10 5 (3.11%) Data Administrator
10 5 (3.11%) Designer
10 5 (3.11%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.11%) Product Owner
10 5 (3.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) REST
1 10 (6.21%) Spring
2 7 (4.35%) HTML
2 7 (4.35%) J2EE
2 7 (4.35%) PySpark
2 7 (4.35%) RESTful
3 6 (3.73%) Middleware
3 6 (3.73%) Spring Boot
3 6 (3.73%) Web Services
4 5 (3.11%) jBPM
4 5 (3.11%) Laravel
4 5 (3.11%) Spring Cloud
4 5 (3.11%) Symfony
5 4 (2.48%) .NET
5 4 (2.48%) CSS
5 4 (2.48%) JSON
5 4 (2.48%) OAuth
5 4 (2.48%) XML
5 4 (2.48%) XSLT
6 3 (1.86%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.07%) User Experience
3 10 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.21%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.11%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.11%) Learning Management System
6 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.48%) Robotics
7 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.24%) DataPower
8 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.24%) iPad
8 2 (1.24%) iPhone
8 2 (1.24%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.24%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.21%) Unix
2 7 (4.35%) Windows
3 3 (1.86%) Android
4 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.24%) Linux
4 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) OS/400
5 1 (0.62%) Solaris
5 1 (0.62%) VMS
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.95%) Wealth Management
3 31 (19.25%) DevOps
4 25 (15.53%) Test Automation
5 19 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (10.56%) Project Management
7 16 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (9.94%) TDD
8 15 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (8.07%) Scrum
10 12 (7.45%) Migration
11 11 (6.83%) Business Analysis
11 11 (6.83%) Microservices
11 11 (6.83%) Waterfall
11 11 (6.83%) Workflow
12 10 (6.21%) Integration Testing
12 10 (6.21%) OOP
13 9 (5.59%) Analytics
13 9 (5.59%) Data Analysis
13 9 (5.59%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.50%) Java
2 18 (11.18%) SQL
3 10 (6.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.59%) PHP
5 8 (4.97%) Python
6 7 (4.35%) C#
6 7 (4.35%) Scala
7 6 (3.73%) Java 8
7 6 (3.73%) R
8 5 (3.11%) Groovy
9 4 (2.48%) PHP 7
10 3 (1.86%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.24%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.24%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.24%) VB
11 2 (1.24%) XPath
12 1 (0.62%) C++
12 1 (0.62%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (2.48%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) ISEB
2 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.24%) CCNP
3 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.24%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.62%) CISSP
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.62%) PgMP
4 1 (0.62%) PMP
4 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.24%) GDPR
2 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.24%) PMO
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.62%) PSD2
3 1 (0.62%) SEPA
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) HDFS
2 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.48%) Docker
3 2 (1.24%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.24%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (3.11%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.48%) Ansible
4 2 (1.24%) Kibana
4 2 (1.24%) logstash
4 2 (1.24%) Terraform
5 1 (0.62%) Grafana
5 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.35%) Adobe
2 7 (4.35%) Google
3 6 (3.73%) Oracle
4 5 (3.11%) Zend
5 4 (2.48%) Automation Anywhere
5 4 (2.48%) UiPath
6 2 (1.24%) Apple
6 2 (1.24%) BT
6 2 (1.24%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.24%) IBM
6 2 (1.24%) SAP
6 2 (1.24%) Splunk
6 2 (1.24%) Teradata
6 2 (1.24%) Veracode
6 2 (1.24%) VMware
7 1 (0.62%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix
7 1 (0.62%) Databricks
7 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow