Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 510 466 288
Rank change year-on-year -44 -178 +45
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 259 445 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.47% 0.91%
As % of the General category 0.90% 1.19% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 324 613
England median daily rate £545 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £342 £313 £270
90th Percentile £750 £700 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £477 £438
% change year-on-year +10.06% +9.03% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 28,933 37,525 40,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.84% 39.74% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,856 24,909 26,999
England median daily rate £493 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £451
% change year-on-year - +5.44% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 895 988 980
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.03% +6.47%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.41 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +6.43%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 -25 186 £550 +4.76% 15
North of England +17 36 £475 +18.75% 2
Yorkshire +21 16 £500 +36.80%
North East +33 15 £300 -31.03%
South West -52 13 £383 -18.77% 1
Midlands +42 10 £500 -2.44%
South East +39 8 £588 +17.50% 2
North West -13 5 £475 +11.76% 2
East of England +37 4 £550 +22.22%
West Midlands +33 3 £403 -19.50%
East Midlands +19 2 £275 -43.59%
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 224 (86.49%) Banking
2 134 (51.74%) Finance
3 106 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (22.01%) Java
5 55 (21.24%) Investment Banking
6 54 (20.85%) Wealth Management
7 41 (15.83%) DevOps
8 39 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (13.51%) Retail
10 33 (12.74%) JIRA
11 32 (12.36%) SQL
11 32 (12.36%) Python
12 28 (10.81%) TDD
13 24 (9.27%) Mobile Banking
13 24 (9.27%) Test Automation
14 23 (8.88%) Microservices
14 23 (8.88%) Management Information System
15 22 (8.49%) Corporate Banking
15 22 (8.49%) Scrum
15 22 (8.49%) Docker
15 22 (8.49%) GitHub
16 19 (7.34%) AWS
17 18 (6.95%) Jenkins
17 18 (6.95%) Business Analysis
18 17 (6.56%) Waterfall
18 17 (6.56%) QA
19 16 (6.18%) Scala
19 16 (6.18%) Kafka
19 16 (6.18%) Spring
20 15 (5.79%) JavaScript

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 15 (5.79%) Confluence
2 13 (5.02%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.32%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.54%) Mule
5 3 (1.16%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.77%) Apache
6 2 (0.77%) CMS
6 2 (0.77%) IIS
6 2 (0.77%) SAS
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.77%) Tornado
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.54%) Sketch
2 3 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.77%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.39%) InVision
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Actimize
2 1 (0.39%) BASE24
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.39%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.49%) GitHub
2 19 (7.34%) AWS
3 12 (4.63%) GCP
4 10 (3.86%) Azure
5 6 (2.32%) PaaS
5 6 (2.32%) SaaS
6 4 (1.54%) Slack
7 3 (1.16%) Datadog
7 3 (1.16%) npm
7 3 (1.16%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.16%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.16%) Stackdriver
8 2 (0.77%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.77%) IaaS
8 2 (0.77%) Office 365
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.39%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.86%) Internet
2 8 (3.09%) Firewall
3 6 (2.32%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.16%) Network Security
5 1 (0.39%) FTP
5 1 (0.39%) LAN
5 1 (0.39%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.86%) Hadoop
2 9 (3.47%) Big Data
3 7 (2.70%) HBase
4 5 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.54%) BigQuery
5 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.16%) Power BI
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.77%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.77%) MS Access
7 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.39%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.39%) DB2
8 1 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.39%) Impala
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 33 (12.74%) JIRA
2 18 (6.95%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.41%) Selenium
4 12 (4.63%) Maven
5 10 (3.86%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.86%) JUnit
5 10 (3.86%) Mockito
6 7 (2.70%) Travis CI
7 6 (2.32%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.32%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.93%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.54%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.16%) gulp
10 3 (1.16%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.16%) webpack
11 2 (0.77%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.77%) git-flow
11 2 (0.77%) PyCharm
12 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 224 (86.49%) Banking
2 134 (51.74%) Finance
3 55 (21.24%) Investment Banking
4 35 (13.51%) Retail
5 22 (8.49%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (1.93%) Marketing
7 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.16%) Advertising
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Front Office
9 2 (0.77%) German Language
9 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.77%) Publishing
9 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.39%) International Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (22.78%) Analyst
2 55 (21.24%) Developer
3 41 (15.83%) Business Analyst
4 32 (12.36%) Architect
5 27 (10.42%) Banking Analyst
6 21 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.02%) Project Manager
8 12 (4.63%) Banking Business Analyst
9 11 (4.25%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.86%) Consultant
10 10 (3.86%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (3.47%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.09%) Digital Architect
13 7 (2.70%) Android Developer
13 7 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (2.70%) Hadoop Developer
13 7 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.70%) Test Leader
13 7 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.18%) Kafka
1 16 (6.18%) Spring
2 13 (5.02%) RESTful
2 13 (5.02%) Web Services
3 11 (4.25%) J2EE
4 10 (3.86%) REST
5 9 (3.47%) JSON
5 9 (3.47%) Spring Boot
6 8 (3.09%) Node.js
6 8 (3.09%) React
7 7 (2.70%) PySpark
8 6 (2.32%) CSS
8 6 (2.32%) Dagger
8 6 (2.32%) HTML
8 6 (2.32%) Material Design
8 6 (2.32%) Retrofit
8 6 (2.32%) RxJava
9 5 (1.93%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (1.93%) Jest
10 4 (1.54%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.27%) Mobile Banking
2 23 (8.88%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.41%) User Experience
5 8 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.93%) AS400
6 5 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.93%) iSeries
7 4 (1.54%) Derivative
7 4 (1.54%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.16%) PMI
8 3 (1.16%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.77%) FMCG
9 2 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.39%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.63%) Unix
2 8 (3.09%) Android
3 7 (2.70%) Windows
4 6 (2.32%) Linux
5 4 (1.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.77%) Solaris
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) OS/400
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (20.85%) Wealth Management
3 41 (15.83%) DevOps
4 39 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (10.81%) TDD
6 24 (9.27%) Test Automation
7 23 (8.88%) Microservices
8 22 (8.49%) Scrum
9 18 (6.95%) Business Analysis
10 17 (6.56%) Waterfall
11 14 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (5.41%) Project Management
12 13 (5.02%) Analytics
12 13 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (5.02%) Pair Programming
12 13 (5.02%) Project Delivery
12 13 (5.02%) Technical Leadership
12 13 (5.02%) Test Scripting
13 12 (4.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 57 (22.01%) Java
2 32 (12.36%) Python
2 32 (12.36%) SQL
3 16 (6.18%) Scala
4 15 (5.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.63%) C#
5 12 (4.63%) R
6 8 (3.09%) Kotlin
7 6 (2.32%) ES6
7 6 (2.32%) Java 8
8 4 (1.54%) C
8 4 (1.54%) C++
8 4 (1.54%) VBA
9 3 (1.16%) PHP
9 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.16%) Ruby
10 2 (0.77%) Perl
10 2 (0.77%) XPath
11 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.39%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (3.47%) Degree
2 6 (2.32%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.54%) APMP
3 4 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.16%) ISEB
4 3 (1.16%) PhD
5 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.39%) PMP
6 1 (0.39%) SANS
6 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.56%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.54%) P3O
2 4 (1.54%) PMO
3 3 (1.16%) GDPR
3 3 (1.16%) PSD2
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (8.49%) Docker
2 9 (3.47%) HDFS
3 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (4.25%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (2.70%) Terraform
3 4 (1.54%) Ansible
4 3 (1.16%) Istio
5 1 (0.39%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.39%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.39%) Netcool
5 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (4.25%) Google
2 7 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.70%) Oracle
2 7 (2.70%) Splunk
3 6 (2.32%) Adobe
4 5 (1.93%) SAP
5 4 (1.54%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.16%) Blue Coat
6 3 (1.16%) F5
6 3 (1.16%) IBM
6 3 (1.16%) LogRhythm
6 3 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.77%) Murex
7 2 (0.77%) Ping Identity
8 1 (0.39%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco
8 1 (0.39%) Databricks
8 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.39%) UiPath
8 1 (0.39%) Veracode