Period
to 20 March 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 20 March 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 453 310 330
Rank change year-on-year -143 +20 -23
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 425 756 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.35% 2.15% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 537 440
England median daily rate £500 £463 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.27% +2.50%
10th Percentile £325 £297 £300
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England 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 31,459 35,181 32,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.59% 37.92% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,032 23,331 21,424
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £680 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 826 827
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.87% +5.60% -1.96%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.15 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.30 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.94% +5.20% -9.09%

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 20 March 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 20 March 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 -59 291 £550 +10.00% 33
North of England -89 49 £440 -2.28% 8
South West -81 42 £550 +46.67% 1
Midlands +1 28 £500 +41.84% 2
Yorkshire -39 25 £403 -8.26% 4
North West -19 19 £488 +8.33% 3
West Midlands -22 11 £500 +66.67% 1
East Midlands +28 8 £444 +40.87% 1
South East -51 7 £550 +32.85%
East of England +7 6 £425 -20.00% 4
North East -14 5 £350 +6.06% 1
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 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.

1 372 (87.53%) Banking
2 241 (56.71%) Finance
3 125 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (10.35%) Scrum
5 44 (10.35%) Retail
6 43 (10.12%) Java
6 43 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (9.88%) DevOps
8 40 (9.41%) JIRA
9 38 (8.94%) SQL
9 38 (8.94%) Project Management
10 37 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (8.00%) Investment Banking
12 29 (6.82%) Business Analysis
12 29 (6.82%) Credit Risk
12 29 (6.82%) PSD2
13 28 (6.59%) Microsoft
14 27 (6.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 26 (6.12%) JavaScript
15 26 (6.12%) Wealth Management
15 26 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
16 24 (5.65%) Confluence
16 24 (5.65%) QA
17 23 (5.41%) Private Banking
17 23 (5.41%) Python
18 21 (4.94%) Test Scripting
18 21 (4.94%) Test Automation
19 19 (4.47%) Microservices
20 18 (4.24%) Unix

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 (5.65%) Confluence
2 14 (3.29%) JBoss
3 13 (3.06%) SAS
4 11 (2.59%) Apache
5 8 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.71%) CMS
6 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.47%) Mule
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) Jetty
8 1 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.24%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.12%) Actimize
2 3 (0.71%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.35%) Office 365
5 7 (1.65%) GitHub
6 6 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.94%) SaaS
8 3 (0.71%) Apigee
8 3 (0.71%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.47%) Akamai
9 2 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.47%) IaaS
9 2 (0.47%) PaaS
9 2 (0.47%) Serverless
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.24%) npm
10 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.35%) Firewall
2 7 (1.65%) DNS
3 6 (1.41%) ATM
4 5 (1.18%) Internet
5 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.47%) LAN
6 2 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.47%) VoIP
6 2 (0.47%) WAN
7 1 (0.24%) DHCP
7 1 (0.24%) HTTP
7 1 (0.24%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) Skype
7 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.53%) Big Data
2 14 (3.29%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.88%) DB2
5 7 (1.65%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.71%) DataStage
8 3 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.47%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.47%) KDB
9 2 (0.47%) MS Access
9 2 (0.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (9.41%) JIRA
2 14 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.12%) Bitbucket
4 9 (2.12%) Selenium
5 7 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.65%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.41%) Appium
6 6 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.41%) HP UFT
7 5 (1.18%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.94%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.94%) JMeter
8 4 (0.94%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.47%) Buildbot
9 2 (0.47%) Gatling
9 2 (0.47%) GitLab
9 2 (0.47%) gulp
9 2 (0.47%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 372 (87.53%) Banking
2 241 (56.71%) Finance
3 44 (10.35%) Retail
4 34 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 23 (5.41%) Private Banking
6 11 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.35%) Advertising
8 9 (2.12%) Legal
8 9 (2.12%) Marketing
9 8 (1.88%) Back Office
10 4 (0.94%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.71%) Retail Finance
12 2 (0.47%) Front Office
12 2 (0.47%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
13 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (27.29%) Analyst
2 53 (12.47%) Business Analyst
3 52 (12.24%) Architect
4 50 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 44 (10.35%) Developer
6 43 (10.12%) Banking Analyst
7 28 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (4.71%) Test Analyst
9 19 (4.47%) Programme Manager
10 18 (4.24%) Risk Analyst
11 17 (4.00%) Banking Project Manager
12 15 (3.53%) Consultant
12 15 (3.53%) Credit Analyst
12 15 (3.53%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 15 (3.53%) Service Analyst
13 14 (3.29%) Risk Business Analyst
13 14 (3.29%) Risk Manager
14 13 (3.06%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
14 13 (3.06%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
14 13 (3.06%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.53%) REST
2 11 (2.59%) .NET
2 11 (2.59%) SOAP
3 10 (2.35%) Web Services
3 10 (2.35%) XML
4 9 (2.12%) JSON
4 9 (2.12%) Spring
5 7 (1.65%) CSS
5 7 (1.65%) HTML
5 7 (1.65%) Spring Boot
6 6 (1.41%) RESTful
7 5 (1.18%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.18%) Gherkin
7 5 (1.18%) Kafka
7 5 (1.18%) Middleware
7 5 (1.18%) OAuth
8 4 (0.94%) Node.js
8 4 (0.94%) OAuth2
8 4 (0.94%) React
8 4 (0.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.82%) Credit Risk
3 17 (4.00%) Fintech
3 17 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.29%) User Experience
5 10 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.12%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.88%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.18%) Online Banking
9 4 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (0.94%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.71%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.47%) AS400
11 2 (0.47%) Clustering
11 2 (0.47%) iSeries
11 2 (0.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.24%) Unix
2 17 (4.00%) Linux
3 16 (3.76%) Windows
4 9 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.18%) Android
7 4 (0.94%) zOS
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.47%) MVS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) AIX
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (10.35%) Scrum
4 43 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (9.88%) DevOps
6 38 (8.94%) Project Management
7 29 (6.82%) Business Analysis
8 27 (6.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 26 (6.12%) Wealth Management
10 21 (4.94%) Test Automation
10 21 (4.94%) Test Scripting
11 19 (4.47%) Microservices
12 17 (4.00%) Analytics
12 17 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
12 17 (4.00%) Risk Management
13 16 (3.76%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (3.76%) KYC
13 16 (3.76%) Migration
13 16 (3.76%) SDLC
13 16 (3.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.12%) Java
2 38 (8.94%) SQL
3 26 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.41%) Python
5 10 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.12%) R
7 8 (1.88%) C#
8 7 (1.65%) Java 8
9 6 (1.41%) Groovy
9 6 (1.41%) VBA
10 5 (1.18%) VB
11 4 (0.94%) Assembly Language
11 4 (0.94%) COBOL
11 4 (0.94%) Perl
12 3 (0.71%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.47%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.47%) C
13 2 (0.47%) Scala
13 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (3.76%) Degree
2 6 (1.41%) ISEB
2 6 (1.41%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.71%) PMP
4 3 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (0.47%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.24%) APMP
6 1 (0.24%) CCA
6 1 (0.24%) CISA
6 1 (0.24%) CISSP
6 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.82%) PSD2
2 24 (5.65%) QA
3 10 (2.35%) IFRS
3 10 (2.35%) IFRS 9
3 10 (2.35%) PMO
4 7 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.41%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.18%) COBIT
6 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.94%) GDPR
7 4 (0.94%) SEPA
8 3 (0.71%) SLA
9 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.24%) Basel III
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.88%) OpenAM
2 8 (1.88%) OpenDJ
3 7 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.41%) Docker
5 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (1.88%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.18%) Terraform
4 4 (0.94%) Ansible
5 3 (0.71%) Puppet
6 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.24%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.24%) Rancher
7 1 (0.24%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (6.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.29%) Oracle
3 10 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.12%) ForgeRock
5 8 (1.88%) IBM
5 8 (1.88%) VMware
6 7 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.41%) Google
7 6 (1.41%) MuleSoft
7 6 (1.41%) Tableau
8 5 (1.18%) Perfecto Mobile
8 5 (1.18%) Workday
9 4 (0.94%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.94%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.94%) Teradata
10 3 (0.71%) Adobe
10 3 (0.71%) SAP
10 3 (0.71%) Splunk
10 3 (0.71%) Temenos
10 3 (0.71%) TIBCO