Period
to 16 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Finance over the 6 months to 16 November 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 Finance/Credit
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 814 840
Rank change year-on-year -43 +26 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail Finance 15 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.029% 0.023%
As % of the General category 0.043% 0.072% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 17
England median daily rate £431 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £371 £367 £385
90th Percentile £813 £713 £865
UK median daily rate £431 £500 £455
% change year-on-year -13.75% +9.89% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Retail Finance 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 34,631 37,586 35,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.44% 39.72% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,096 25,185 24,205
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.41%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 818 884
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.31 £24.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.18% +3.56% +0.87%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £46.93
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.06 £24.50
% change year-on-year -4.22% +2.28% -2.00%

Retail Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Retail Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Finance in England

Retail Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail Finance in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Finance in England

Retail Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Finance in England over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Finance in England

Retail Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Finance in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail Finance in England

Retail Finance
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 Finance within the England region over the 6 months to 16 November 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 -4 10 £438 -28.57% 3
Midlands -11 4 £444 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £444 - 1
Yorkshire -12 1 £388 -8.28%
North of England -28 1 £388 -18.42%
Retail Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Finance 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 Finance.

1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) SAS
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Analytics
5 5 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Credit Risk
6 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (20.00%) R
6 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Core
7 2 (13.33%) PSD2
7 2 (13.33%) Cloud Spanner
7 2 (13.33%) Vert.x
7 2 (13.33%) Non-Blocking Code
7 2 (13.33%) Microservices
7 2 (13.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
7 2 (13.33%) NewSQL
7 2 (13.33%) Akka
7 2 (13.33%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API

Retail Finance
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 7 (46.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Spanner
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) NewSQL
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
General
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Analytics Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Data Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) SAS Modeller
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Finance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Qualitative Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Financial Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Core
1 2 (13.33%) Akka
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
1 2 (13.33%) Vert.x
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Microservices
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Blocking Code
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (13.33%) Propensity Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 1 (6.67%) Scorecard
4 1 (6.67%) Scorecard Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) R
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SAS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PSD2
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) Tableau