Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 296 342
Rank change year-on-year -110 +46 -86
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 535 754 737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.86% 0.72%
As % of the General category 1.52% 2.19% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 514 570
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £297 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 35,307 34,444 37,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.40% 39.36% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,359 22,718 25,324
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 818 836 900
England median hourly rate £27.08 £24.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -1.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -98 322 £500 - 19
North of England -51 84 £356 -16.24% 12
South West -22 71 £438 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -40 39 £353 -11.75% 2
South East -13 37 £488 +20.00% 4
North West -50 29 £401 -5.59% 7
Midlands -17 22 £450 +5.88% 6
North East +11 16 £300 -42.17% 3
East Midlands +18 14 £400 -15.79% 4
West Midlands -42 3 - - 2
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 478 (89.35%) Banking
2 302 (56.45%) Finance
3 219 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (15.14%) Scrum
6 66 (12.34%) Java
7 60 (11.21%) Migration
8 58 (10.84%) Project Management
9 57 (10.65%) SQL
10 48 (8.97%) Retail
11 45 (8.41%) TDD
12 43 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (7.10%) JIRA
14 37 (6.92%) Business Analysis
15 31 (5.79%) DevOps
15 31 (5.79%) PMO
16 30 (5.61%) Wealth Management
16 30 (5.61%) JavaScript
17 27 (5.05%) Private Banking
18 26 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
19 25 (4.67%) BDD
19 25 (4.67%) Test Automation
19 25 (4.67%) Teradata
19 25 (4.67%) Microsoft
20 24 (4.49%) Confluence
20 24 (4.49%) Jenkins
20 24 (4.49%) PSD2
21 22 (4.11%) GDPR
21 22 (4.11%) User Experience
22 21 (3.93%) User Stories

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 24 (4.49%) Confluence
2 14 (2.62%) SAS
3 13 (2.43%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.31%) Apache
7 6 (1.12%) JBoss
7 6 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.19%) Mule
11 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (3.55%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.37%) InVision
6 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) UserZoom
7 1 (0.19%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.75%) FLEXCUBE
3 3 (0.56%) BASE24
3 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Actimize
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.19%) Eikon
5 1 (0.19%) Finacle
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.87%) OpenShift
3 10 (1.87%) PaaS
4 7 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.75%) GitHub
7 3 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.56%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.37%) npm
8 2 (0.37%) Serverless
9 1 (0.19%) Akamai
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.19%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.19%) IaaS
9 1 (0.19%) NuGet
9 1 (0.19%) Office 365
9 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.93%) SMS
2 4 (0.75%) SSL
3 3 (0.56%) Network Security
3 3 (0.56%) WebEx
4 2 (0.37%) Firewall
4 2 (0.37%) Internet
5 1 (0.19%) ATM
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.19%) LAN
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.19%) VPN
5 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.74%) Big Data
2 18 (3.36%) DataStage
3 16 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
4 14 (2.62%) Hadoop
4 14 (2.62%) SQL Server
5 12 (2.24%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.93%) MySQL
9 5 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.75%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.37%) QlikView
12 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (7.10%) JIRA
2 24 (4.49%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.62%) Selenium
4 12 (2.24%) Cucumber
4 12 (2.24%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.68%) Maven
6 7 (1.31%) Appium
6 7 (1.31%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.93%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.93%) MSTest
7 5 (0.93%) NUnit
7 5 (0.93%) SonarQube
7 5 (0.93%) webpack
8 4 (0.75%) Babel
8 4 (0.75%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.56%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.56%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 478 (89.35%) Banking
2 302 (56.45%) Finance
3 48 (8.97%) Retail
4 27 (5.05%) Private Banking
5 20 (3.74%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.87%) Marketing
7 8 (1.50%) Legal
8 7 (1.31%) Automotive
8 7 (1.31%) Back Office
9 5 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Advertising
11 2 (0.37%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 147 (27.48%) Analyst
2 87 (16.26%) Developer
3 84 (15.70%) Business Analyst
4 71 (13.27%) Project Manager
5 61 (11.40%) Banking Analyst
6 44 (8.22%) Architect
7 30 (5.61%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
8 28 (5.23%) Java Developer
9 26 (4.86%) Banking Project Manager
10 23 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (4.11%) Test Manager
12 20 (3.74%) Banking Business Analyst
13 19 (3.55%) Test Analyst
14 17 (3.18%) Data Analyst
14 17 (3.18%) Programme Manager
15 16 (2.99%) Scrum Master
15 16 (2.99%) Test Leader
16 15 (2.80%) DataStage Developer
17 14 (2.62%) PMO Analyst
18 13 (2.43%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.18%) RESTful
1 17 (3.18%) Spring
2 14 (2.62%) Node.js
3 11 (2.06%) .NET
3 11 (2.06%) HTML
4 10 (1.87%) AngularJS
4 10 (1.87%) CSS
4 10 (1.87%) React
4 10 (1.87%) Spring Boot
5 9 (1.68%) OAuth
5 9 (1.68%) Web Services
6 7 (1.31%) Kafka
6 7 (1.31%) REST
6 7 (1.31%) XML
7 6 (1.12%) HTML5
7 6 (1.12%) Redux
7 6 (1.12%) SOAP
8 5 (0.93%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.93%) SAML
8 5 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.11%) User Experience
3 18 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.24%) Fintech
5 11 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (1.68%) SWIFT
7 8 (1.50%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.31%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.93%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Cyberattack
11 3 (0.56%) DataPower
11 3 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.80%) Android
1 15 (2.80%) Apple iOS
2 13 (2.43%) Linux
2 13 (2.43%) Windows
3 10 (1.87%) Unix
4 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 81 (15.14%) Scrum
4 60 (11.21%) Migration
5 58 (10.84%) Project Management
6 45 (8.41%) TDD
7 37 (6.92%) Business Analysis
8 31 (5.79%) DevOps
9 30 (5.61%) Wealth Management
10 25 (4.67%) BDD
10 25 (4.67%) Test Automation
11 21 (3.93%) Change Management
11 21 (3.93%) User Stories
12 20 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (3.74%) Microservices
12 20 (3.74%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (3.55%) PRINCE2
13 19 (3.55%) Test Scripting
14 18 (3.36%) Data Analysis
14 18 (3.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 66 (12.34%) Java
2 57 (10.65%) SQL
3 30 (5.61%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.55%) Python
5 12 (2.24%) Java 8
6 9 (1.68%) C#
7 8 (1.50%) Go
7 8 (1.50%) PL/SQL
7 8 (1.50%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.31%) C
8 7 (1.31%) Ruby
9 6 (1.12%) ES6
9 6 (1.12%) Scala
10 5 (0.93%) Kotlin
10 5 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.75%) C++
12 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.56%) R
12 3 (0.56%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.37%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 21 (3.93%) Degree
2 11 (2.06%) ISEB
3 10 (1.87%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.12%) CISSP
6 5 (0.93%) CISM
6 5 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.75%) PMP
8 2 (0.37%) APMP
8 2 (0.37%) CISA
8 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.37%) PCI QSA
8 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CRISC
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.79%) PMO
2 24 (4.49%) PSD2
3 22 (4.11%) GDPR
4 18 (3.36%) QA
5 10 (1.87%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.68%) IFRS
6 9 (1.68%) IFRS 9
7 7 (1.31%) SLA
8 5 (0.93%) ISO 20022
8 5 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.37%) MiFID
11 1 (0.19%) Basel III
11 1 (0.19%) COBIT
11 1 (0.19%) FATCA
11 1 (0.19%) GAAP
11 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (1.50%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.37%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.06%) Puppet
2 10 (1.87%) Ansible
2 10 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.56%) Ambari
3 3 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.19%) Grafana
5 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
5 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (4.67%) Microsoft
1 25 (4.67%) Teradata
2 18 (3.36%) Google
2 18 (3.36%) Oracle
3 14 (2.62%) IBM
4 6 (1.12%) Adobe
4 6 (1.12%) Tableau
5 5 (0.93%) Temenos
6 4 (0.75%) Apigee
6 4 (0.75%) DevExpress
6 4 (0.75%) SAP
6 4 (0.75%) Splunk
7 3 (0.56%) Citrix
7 3 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.56%) Remedy
7 3 (0.56%) TSYS
8 2 (0.37%) Apple
8 2 (0.37%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.37%) VMware