Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 412 525 489
Rank change year-on-year +113 -36 -199
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 116 236 437
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the General category 0.88% 0.84% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 135 327
Median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £350 £342 £321
90th Percentile £610 £765 £718
UK median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 13,149 28,074 37,909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.55% 37.60% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,478 18,336 25,215
Median daily rate £500 £493 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +1.10% +2.63%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 898 1,021
Median hourly rate £30.85 £22.16 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.23% +2.51% -3.93%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.44 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +36.36% +3.53% -3.41%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +105 102 £500 -9.09% 13
North of England +80 9 £500 - 2
Yorkshire +58 9 £500 -
Midlands +64 3 £275 -45.00% 1
West Midlands +65 2 - - 1
South West +100 1 - - 2
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 99 (85.34%) Banking
2 68 (58.62%) Finance
3 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (27.59%) Change Management
4 32 (27.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 26 (22.41%) Java
6 21 (18.10%) Wealth Management
7 20 (17.24%) Investment Banking
7 20 (17.24%) DevOps
8 18 (15.52%) JIRA
9 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
10 16 (13.79%) Retail
11 14 (12.07%) Jenkins
11 14 (12.07%) Mobile App
12 13 (11.21%) Mobile Banking
12 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
12 13 (11.21%) AWS
12 13 (11.21%) Python
13 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (10.34%) Management Information System
13 12 (10.34%) Maven
13 12 (10.34%) Azure
13 12 (10.34%) Cucumber
13 12 (10.34%) BDD
14 11 (9.48%) Confluence
14 11 (9.48%) Scrum
14 11 (9.48%) Spring
14 11 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (8.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 10 (8.62%) REST

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 11 (9.48%) Confluence
2 3 (2.59%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.86%) Appian
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.86%) Mule
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) InVision
1 3 (2.59%) Sketch
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) AWS
2 12 (10.34%) Azure
3 6 (5.17%) GCP
3 6 (5.17%) GitHub
4 5 (4.31%) Slack
5 3 (2.59%) BrowserStack
5 3 (2.59%) IaaS
5 3 (2.59%) PaaS
5 3 (2.59%) SaaS
5 3 (2.59%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.72%) Serverless
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.86%) Mavenlink
7 1 (0.86%) npm
7 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) HTTP
2 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.86%) DMZ
3 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.59%) Big Data
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.72%) MySQL
5 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.86%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.86%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.86%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.86%) Redis
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (15.52%) JIRA
2 14 (12.07%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
4 12 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 12 (10.34%) Maven
5 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.45%) JUnit
5 4 (3.45%) Mockito
5 4 (3.45%) Selenium
5 4 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.59%) Android Studio
6 3 (2.59%) Appium
6 3 (2.59%) CocoaPods
6 3 (2.59%) Xcode
7 2 (1.72%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.72%) JMeter
7 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.72%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.72%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 99 (85.34%) Banking
2 68 (58.62%) Finance
3 20 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 16 (13.79%) Retail
5 8 (6.90%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.72%) Automotive
7 2 (1.72%) Legal
7 2 (1.72%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.86%) Front Office
8 1 (0.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Developer
2 19 (16.38%) Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Business Analyst
4 13 (11.21%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.48%) Architect
6 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Tester
7 6 (5.17%) Programme Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Designer
8 5 (4.31%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Retail Banking Project Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Security Architect
10 3 (2.59%) Junior
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.59%) QA Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) QA Tester
10 3 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.59%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) Spring
2 10 (8.62%) REST
3 9 (7.76%) Spring Boot
4 7 (6.03%) JSON
5 6 (5.17%) Gherkin
6 5 (4.31%) Node.js
6 5 (4.31%) RxJava
7 4 (3.45%) CSS
7 4 (3.45%) React
8 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.59%) HTML
8 3 (2.59%) Web Services
8 3 (2.59%) WireMock
9 2 (1.72%) .NET
9 2 (1.72%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.72%) HTML5
9 2 (1.72%) J2EE
9 2 (1.72%) RESTful
9 2 (1.72%) Spring Cloud
9 2 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Mobile App
2 13 (11.21%) Mobile Banking
3 12 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.31%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.31%) User Experience
5 3 (2.59%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.72%) Derivative
6 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.86%) CESG
7 1 (0.86%) CMDB
7 1 (0.86%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.86%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.76%) Android
2 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.59%) Windows
4 2 (1.72%) Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.59%) Change Management
2 32 (27.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 21 (18.10%) Wealth Management
4 20 (17.24%) DevOps
5 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
6 12 (10.34%) BDD
6 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (9.48%) Scrum
8 10 (8.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 9 (7.76%) Kanban
9 9 (7.76%) Microservices
9 9 (7.76%) User Stories
10 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.90%) Requirements Gathering
11 7 (6.03%) Target Operating Model
11 7 (6.03%) TDD
12 6 (5.17%) Migration
12 6 (5.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.41%) Java
2 13 (11.21%) Python
3 9 (7.76%) SQL
4 8 (6.90%) Java 8
5 7 (6.03%) C#
5 7 (6.03%) Kotlin
6 6 (5.17%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.59%) R
7 3 (2.59%) Scala
7 3 (2.59%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.72%) C
8 2 (1.72%) C++
8 2 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.86%) ES6
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) CISM
2 1 (0.86%) CISSP
2 1 (0.86%) CRISC
2 1 (0.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) QA
2 6 (5.17%) GDPR
3 4 (3.45%) PSD2
4 2 (1.72%) MiFID
5 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.86%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Terraform
2 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.72%) Ansible
3 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.86%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (7.76%) Oracle
2 6 (5.17%) Google
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.72%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.72%) OneTrust
4 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.72%) Splunk
5 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.86%) Confluent
5 1 (0.86%) IBM
5 1 (0.86%) LANSA
5 1 (0.86%) Solace