Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 473 292 329
Rank change year-on-year -181 +37 -65
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 446 849 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the General category 1.28% 2.26% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 613 537
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £325 £275 £300
90th Percentile £725 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.56%
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 34,887 37,531 34,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.18% 39.49% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,333 25,126 23,405
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 750 817 855
England median hourly rate £23.83 £26.44 £24.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.89% +8.18% -2.24%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.28 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.35 £45.57
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -9.62% +6.12% -2.49%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -98 307 £550 +10.00% 26
South West -79 58 £475 +35.71% 5
North of England -100 47 £400 -10.11% 10
Yorkshire -44 28 £366 -13.80% 4
Midlands -27 18 £525 +75.00% 5
North West -76 18 £450 - 6
South East -64 13 £500 +16.96%
East Midlands +12 7 £488 +47.73% 3
West Midlands -45 6 £513 +86.36% 2
East of England +1 1 £450 -15.29%
North East -5 1 £325 -59.38%
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 387 (86.77%) Banking
2 229 (51.35%) Finance
3 140 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (9.42%) SQL
5 42 (9.42%) Scrum
6 40 (8.97%) Retail
6 40 (8.97%) Java
7 34 (7.62%) DevOps
8 33 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (7.40%) JIRA
9 31 (6.95%) QA
10 28 (6.28%) Linux
11 26 (5.83%) Project Management
11 26 (5.83%) Microsoft
12 24 (5.38%) Unix
12 24 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (5.16%) Business Analysis
13 23 (5.16%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (4.93%) Wealth Management
14 22 (4.93%) Migration
15 21 (4.71%) Release Management
16 20 (4.48%) Investment Banking
16 20 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (4.48%) Confluence
16 20 (4.48%) Windows
16 20 (4.48%) JBoss
16 20 (4.48%) Microservices
17 19 (4.26%) Anti-Money Laundering
17 19 (4.26%) Waterfall

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 20 (4.48%) Confluence
1 20 (4.48%) JBoss
2 18 (4.04%) Apache
3 15 (3.36%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.91%) SAS
5 7 (1.57%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.90%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.67%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.67%) CMS
8 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.45%) Mule
9 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 12 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.67%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.22%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.57%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (1.12%) PaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Akamai
6 3 (0.67%) GitHub
6 3 (0.67%) SaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.45%) Apigee
7 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.45%) IaaS
7 2 (0.45%) npm
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.22%) NuGet
8 1 (0.22%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.22%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.24%) Firewall
2 6 (1.35%) BIG-IP
3 5 (1.12%) SMS
4 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.45%) ATM
5 2 (0.45%) Internet
5 2 (0.45%) Network Security
6 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.91%) Big Data
2 12 (2.69%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.24%) DataStage
4 10 (2.24%) IBM InfoSphere
5 9 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.02%) SQL Server
6 8 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.12%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.12%) HBase
9 4 (0.90%) DataStax
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.45%) DB2
11 2 (0.45%) MS Access
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 33 (7.40%) JIRA
2 13 (2.91%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.79%) Selenium
4 7 (1.57%) Appium
4 7 (1.57%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.35%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.12%) JMeter
7 4 (0.90%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.90%) SonarQube
7 4 (0.90%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.67%) Buildbot
8 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.67%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.67%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.45%) gulp
9 2 (0.45%) JUnit
9 2 (0.45%) webpack
10 1 (0.22%) Babel
10 1 (0.22%) Gatling
General
1 387 (86.77%) Banking
2 229 (51.35%) Finance
3 40 (8.97%) Retail
4 20 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.26%) Private Banking
6 12 (2.69%) Legal
7 11 (2.47%) Marketing
8 6 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.12%) Advertising
9 5 (1.12%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.90%) Back Office
10 4 (0.90%) French Language
10 4 (0.90%) Retail Finance
11 3 (0.67%) Automotive
12 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Law
12 2 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (24.89%) Analyst
2 63 (14.13%) Architect
3 50 (11.21%) Project Manager
4 46 (10.31%) Business Analyst
5 44 (9.87%) Developer
6 40 (8.97%) Banking Analyst
7 34 (7.62%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (4.93%) Test Analyst
9 17 (3.81%) Banking Project Manager
9 17 (3.81%) Retail Banking Project Manager
10 13 (2.91%) Data Architect
10 13 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (2.91%) Programme Manager
11 12 (2.69%) Banking Business Analyst
11 12 (2.69%) Tester
12 11 (2.47%) Digital Architect
12 11 (2.47%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.24%) Consultant
13 10 (2.24%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.24%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.47%) REST
2 10 (2.24%) Spring
3 9 (2.02%) Web Services
4 7 (1.57%) Middleware
4 7 (1.57%) Node.js
4 7 (1.57%) RESTful
4 7 (1.57%) SOAP
4 7 (1.57%) XML
5 6 (1.35%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (1.12%) .NET
6 5 (1.12%) HTML
6 5 (1.12%) Kafka
6 5 (1.12%) Spring Boot
7 4 (0.90%) HTML5
7 4 (0.90%) OAuth
7 4 (0.90%) React
7 4 (0.90%) Spark Streaming
8 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.67%) CSS
8 3 (0.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.04%) Fintech
3 15 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.14%) Credit Risk
5 13 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.69%) User Experience
7 8 (1.79%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.90%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.45%) Clustering
13 2 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.45%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.28%) Linux
2 24 (5.38%) Unix
3 20 (4.48%) Windows
4 16 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.12%) Android
6 5 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.45%) MVS
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (9.42%) Scrum
4 34 (7.62%) DevOps
5 26 (5.83%) Project Management
6 23 (5.16%) Business Analysis
6 23 (5.16%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (4.93%) Migration
7 22 (4.93%) Wealth Management
8 21 (4.71%) Release Management
9 20 (4.48%) Microservices
10 19 (4.26%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 19 (4.26%) Test Automation
10 19 (4.26%) Waterfall
11 18 (4.04%) Data Analysis
12 17 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (3.81%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (3.81%) SDLC
12 17 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (3.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.42%) SQL
2 40 (8.97%) Java
3 16 (3.59%) Python
4 14 (3.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.57%) C#
5 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.12%) C
6 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.90%) Perl
7 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.90%) Scala
7 4 (0.90%) VB
8 3 (0.67%) Go
8 3 (0.67%) Java 8
8 3 (0.67%) Ruby
8 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.67%) TypeScript
8 3 (0.67%) VBA
8 3 (0.67%) XPath
9 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (2.69%) Degree
2 10 (2.24%) ISEB
2 10 (2.24%) ISTQB
3 8 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.45%) APMP
5 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.45%) PMP
5 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.22%) CCA
6 1 (0.22%) CISM
6 1 (0.22%) CISSP
6 1 (0.22%) ISACA
6 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.22%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.95%) QA
2 14 (3.14%) PMO
3 13 (2.91%) PSD2
4 7 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.90%) GDPR
5 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.45%) COBIT
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.22%) Basel III
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 7 (1.57%) OpenAM
2 4 (0.90%) Docker
2 4 (0.90%) OpenDJ
3 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.45%) Xen
4 1 (0.22%) HDFS
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.12%) Ansible
2 5 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.12%) Puppet
2 5 (1.12%) Terraform
3 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
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
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.36%) Oracle
3 14 (3.14%) IBM
3 14 (3.14%) Red Hat
3 14 (3.14%) Teradata
4 9 (2.02%) Google
5 7 (1.57%) Cisco
5 7 (1.57%) ForgeRock
6 6 (1.35%) F5
6 6 (1.35%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.12%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.12%) Citrix
7 5 (1.12%) Perfecto Mobile
7 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.90%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.90%) Splunk
8 4 (0.90%) Tableau
8 4 (0.90%) Temenos
9 3 (0.67%) Adobe
9 3 (0.67%) HP