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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 376 300
Rank change year-on-year +4 -76  
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 217 253 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the General category 1.37% 1.36% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 173 266
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £322 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -7.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Retail Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15877 18621 19140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.16% 37.69% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10433 12333 12041
Median daily rate £468 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +1.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 465 455
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.54 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +18.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 121 £525 +10.52% 30
South West +13 31 £350 -1.68% 1
North West +16 20 £369 -7.81% 4
Yorkshire +3 15 £403 -0.61% 5
East Midlands - 8 £450 - 3
West Midlands +17 6 £438 +29.62%
South East -4 5 £425 - 1
North East -13 4 £531 +6.25%
East of England - 3 £330 - 7
Retail Banking
UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 433 (100.00%) Banking
1 433 (100.00%) Retail
2 219 (50.58%) Finance
3 140 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (24.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (12.24%) Java
5 53 (12.24%) SQL
6 45 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (10.16%) Scrum
8 43 (9.93%) Project Management
9 41 (9.47%) Test Scripting
10 32 (7.39%) Windows
10 32 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 31 (7.16%) MS Excel
11 31 (7.16%) Microsoft
12 30 (6.93%) Migration
13 29 (6.70%) Selenium
14 27 (6.24%) Wealth Management
14 27 (6.24%) Hadoop
15 26 (6.00%) Investment Banking
15 26 (6.00%) Risk Management
15 26 (6.00%) Big Data
16 25 (5.77%) C#
17 24 (5.54%) MS Office
17 24 (5.54%) Business Analysis
17 24 (5.54%) Degree
17 24 (5.54%) Jenkins
18 23 (5.31%) Analytics
18 23 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
18 23 (5.31%) SQL Server

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 14 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 12 (2.77%) IBM Notes
2 12 (2.77%) SAS
3 7 (1.62%) Confluence
3 7 (1.62%) JBoss
4 5 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.15%) Apache
4 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.69%) CMS
6 3 (0.69%) Mule
6 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.46%) IIS
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.23%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.54%) MS Office
3 12 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.31%) MS Project
5 9 (2.08%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.23%) HipChat
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.00%) Eikon
2 5 (1.15%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.69%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.69%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.23%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.93%) Internet
2 6 (1.39%) ATM
3 5 (1.15%) Firewall
4 4 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (0.92%) VPN
5 3 (0.69%) Network Security
5 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.23%) HTTP
6 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.23%) LAN
6 1 (0.23%) MPLS
6 1 (0.23%) NAS
6 1 (0.23%) SAN
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.24%) Hadoop
2 26 (6.00%) Big Data
3 23 (5.31%) SQL Server
4 18 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (3.46%) QlikView
7 14 (3.23%) Apache Hive
7 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 14 (3.23%) Snowflake Schema
7 14 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.23%) HBase
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (6.70%) Selenium
2 24 (5.54%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.62%) JIRA
4 16 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 14 (3.23%) WebDriver
6 12 (2.77%) Selenium IDE
7 9 (2.08%) JMeter
7 9 (2.08%) JUnit
8 7 (1.62%) HP UFT
8 7 (1.62%) Maven
9 5 (1.15%) Axure RP
9 5 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.15%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.15%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.92%) Mocha
10 4 (0.92%) Subversion
11 3 (0.69%) Appium
12 2 (0.46%) Calabash
12 2 (0.46%) TestNG
General
1 433 (100.00%) Banking
1 433 (100.00%) Retail
2 219 (50.58%) Finance
3 26 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.62%) Advertising
4 20 (4.62%) Corporate Banking
5 13 (3.00%) Law
6 11 (2.54%) Private Banking
7 9 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.62%) Legal
8 7 (1.62%) Marketing
9 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.92%) Front Office
11 3 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Back Office
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (25.64%) Analyst
2 66 (15.24%) Business Analyst
3 59 (13.63%) Developer
4 57 (13.16%) Project Manager
5 36 (8.31%) Banking Analyst
6 35 (8.08%) Test Manager
7 28 (6.47%) Test Analyst
8 23 (5.31%) Architect
9 22 (5.08%) Java Developer
10 21 (4.85%) Programme Manager
11 20 (4.62%) Senior Manager
12 15 (3.46%) Test Engineer
13 13 (3.00%) IT Manager
13 13 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (2.77%) IT Project Manager
14 12 (2.77%) Test Automation Engineer
14 12 (2.77%) Test Leader
15 11 (2.54%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (2.54%) Banking Project Manager
15 11 (2.54%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.93%) Spring
2 15 (3.46%) HTML
3 14 (3.23%) CSS
4 13 (3.00%) Spring Boot
5 11 (2.54%) CSS3
6 10 (2.31%) HTML5
7 9 (2.08%) SOAP
8 8 (1.85%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.85%) J2EE
8 8 (1.85%) REST
8 8 (1.85%) XML
9 6 (1.39%) Node.js
9 6 (1.39%) Web Services
10 5 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.92%) .NET
11 4 (0.92%) Apache Sling
11 4 (0.92%) IBM Integration Bus
12 3 (0.69%) Middleware
13 2 (0.46%) SVG
13 2 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.39%) User Experience
3 18 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.00%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.77%) Mobile Banking
6 10 (2.31%) iPad
7 9 (2.08%) iPhone
7 9 (2.08%) Online Banking
8 8 (1.85%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.85%) Fintech
8 8 (1.85%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.15%) Social Media
11 4 (0.92%) BYOD
11 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.92%) Equities
11 4 (0.92%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.39%) Windows
2 13 (3.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.54%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.85%) Linux
5 8 (1.85%) Unix
6 6 (1.39%) Android
7 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (24.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (10.16%) Scrum
4 43 (9.93%) Project Management
5 41 (9.47%) Test Scripting
6 32 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (6.93%) Migration
8 27 (6.24%) Wealth Management
9 26 (6.00%) Risk Management
10 24 (5.54%) Business Analysis
11 23 (5.31%) Analytics
11 23 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (5.08%) Investment Management
13 20 (4.62%) BDD
13 20 (4.62%) Data Analysis
14 18 (4.16%) Defect Management
14 18 (4.16%) TDD
15 17 (3.93%) Visualisation
16 16 (3.70%) Waterfall
17 15 (3.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (12.24%) Java
1 53 (12.24%) SQL
2 25 (5.77%) C#
3 21 (4.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.93%) T-SQL
5 15 (3.46%) Scala
5 15 (3.46%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.62%) Perl
6 7 (1.62%) Python
7 6 (1.39%) C
8 5 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.15%) VBA
9 4 (0.92%) ES6
9 4 (0.92%) Ruby
10 3 (0.69%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.46%) C++
11 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.23%) RPG
12 1 (0.23%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (5.54%) Degree
2 12 (2.77%) ISEB
3 8 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.62%) SAS Certification
5 5 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.69%) CISSP
7 3 (0.69%) PMP
8 2 (0.46%) ACCA
8 2 (0.46%) CIMA
8 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.46%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) CCNP
9 1 (0.23%) CCSP
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.23%) RHCE
9 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.85%) PMO
2 7 (1.62%) QA
3 5 (1.15%) IFRS
3 5 (1.15%) IFRS 9
4 4 (0.92%) MiFID
4 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.69%) FATCA
5 3 (0.69%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.46%) Basel III
6 2 (0.46%) GDPR
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.23%) SDET
7 1 (0.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.23%) KVM
2 1 (0.23%) NFS
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.23%) SRDF
2 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.39%) Terraform
2 5 (1.15%) Puppet
3 4 (0.92%) Ansible
3 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.69%) Nagios
5 1 (0.23%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.23%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.23%) Salt
5 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (7.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.70%) Splunk
3 15 (3.46%) Adobe
4 14 (3.23%) Cloudera
4 14 (3.23%) Hortonworks
4 14 (3.23%) Oracle
5 13 (3.00%) Bloomberg
5 13 (3.00%) Reuters
6 12 (2.77%) Lotus
7 6 (1.39%) Cisco
7 6 (1.39%) IBM
8 4 (0.92%) Citrix
8 4 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.92%) Teradata
9 3 (0.69%) SAP
10 2 (0.46%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.46%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.46%) FNZ
10 2 (0.46%) Temenos
10 2 (0.46%) TSYS
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