Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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 Finance/Credit
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 823 827 822
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing Retail Finance 18 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.033% 0.012%
As % of the General category 0.055% 0.086% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 6
England median daily rate £440 £475 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.37% -24.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £413 £374 £249
90th Percentile £688 £713 £1,150
UK median daily rate £440 £475 £625
% change year-on-year -7.37% -24.00% +28.21%
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 32,978 35,956 32,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.12% 38.82% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,993 24,137 21,893
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 810 837
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £12.62 £12.35 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.35 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -9.09%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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 +12 8 £438 -28.57% 4
Midlands +4 6 £500 +21.21%
West Midlands -19 6 £500 +21.21%
South West - 4 £440 -
Retail Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) Retail Banking
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) SAS
7 4 (22.22%) Credit Risk
8 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
8 3 (16.67%) R
8 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
8 3 (16.67%) CRD IV
8 3 (16.67%) IFRS
8 3 (16.67%) IFRS 9
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (16.67%) VB
8 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Spring
9 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering

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 4 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Spanner
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) NewSQL
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
General
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Data Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Finance Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Finance Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Core
2 2 (11.11%) Akka
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
2 2 (11.11%) Vert.x
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Analytics
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Blocking Code
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 3 (16.67%) R
3 3 (16.67%) VB
3 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) CRD IV
1 3 (16.67%) IFRS
1 3 (16.67%) IFRS 9
2 2 (11.11%) PSD2
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP