Period
to 24 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 333 301 353
Rank change year-on-year -32 +52 +16
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 186 85 260
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.52% 0.64%
As % of the General category 1.08% 0.90% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 46 154
10th Percentile £416 £450 £375
25th Percentile £513 £503 £451
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £610 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.91% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £700 £644 £625
90th Percentile £775 £750 £700
England median daily rate £545 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.76% +16.67%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17,196 9,427 22,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.75% 58.08% 56.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,111 6,716 15,986
10th Percentile £356 £325 £319
25th Percentile £450 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £623
90th Percentile £738 £738 £700
England median daily rate £513 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +3.02% +4.74% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 142 289
10th Percentile £15.20 £13.78 £11.95
25th Percentile £20.00 £19.00 £15.49
Median hourly rate £29.63 £27.30 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.54% +29.98% -2.01%
75th Percentile £47.38 £43.34 £31.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £54.90 £51.25
England median hourly rate £19.51 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.63% +1.23% +6.95%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in London

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail Banking in London.

Daily rate trend for Retail Banking in London

Retail Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Retail Banking in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in London

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail Banking in London.

Hourly rate trend for Retail Banking in London

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. 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
Central London -16 14 £625 +19.05% 5
South London - 2 £750 -
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 172 (92.47%) Banking
2 71 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (31.72%) Finance
4 44 (23.66%) Retail
5 37 (19.89%) Java
6 36 (19.35%) Investment Banking
7 32 (17.20%) Wealth Management
7 32 (17.20%) AWS
7 32 (17.20%) DevOps
8 30 (16.13%) Azure
9 26 (13.98%) GCP
9 26 (13.98%) Corporate Banking
9 26 (13.98%) SQL
10 25 (13.44%) Social Skills
11 23 (12.37%) User Experience
11 23 (12.37%) Mobile App
12 22 (11.83%) Scrum
13 21 (11.29%) Test Automation
14 20 (10.75%) Google
14 20 (10.75%) TDD
15 19 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (9.68%) Spring
16 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (9.14%) Data Modelling
17 17 (9.14%) Microservices
17 17 (9.14%) Git (software)
17 17 (9.14%) REST
18 16 (8.60%) User Stories
18 16 (8.60%) Kafka
19 15 (8.06%) Jenkins

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.91%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.76%) SAS
3 6 (3.23%) Confluence
4 3 (1.61%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.08%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Sketch
2 2 (1.08%) UserZoom
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.54%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.20%) AWS
2 30 (16.13%) Azure
3 26 (13.98%) GCP
4 7 (3.76%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (2.69%) Apigee
6 4 (2.15%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (2.15%) GitHub
7 3 (1.61%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) npm
9 1 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.54%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.54%) Firebase
9 1 (0.54%) Google Play
9 1 (0.54%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) SSL
2 5 (2.69%) HTTP
3 4 (2.15%) Internet
4 3 (1.61%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.08%) 2G
5 2 (1.08%) ATM
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.08%) FCoE
5 2 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.08%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.08%) LAN
5 2 (1.08%) Multicast
5 2 (1.08%) NAS
5 2 (1.08%) S/MIME
5 2 (1.08%) SAN
5 2 (1.08%) WAN
6 1 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.91%) MongoDB
1 11 (5.91%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.23%) Data Lake
4 6 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.69%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.69%) Big Data
5 5 (2.69%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.15%) HDInsight
7 3 (1.61%) BigQuery
7 3 (1.61%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.61%) HBase
7 3 (1.61%) Parquet
7 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.45%) JIRA
3 12 (6.45%) Maven
4 8 (4.30%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.23%) Selenium
6 5 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.15%) Mockito
8 3 (1.61%) Grunt
8 3 (1.61%) gulp
8 3 (1.61%) Postman
9 2 (1.08%) Appium
9 2 (1.08%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.08%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.08%) JUnit
9 2 (1.08%) Protractor
9 2 (1.08%) REST Assured
10 1 (0.54%) Ant
10 1 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 172 (92.47%) Banking
2 59 (31.72%) Finance
3 44 (23.66%) Retail
4 36 (19.35%) Investment Banking
5 26 (13.98%) Corporate Banking
6 25 (13.44%) Social Skills
7 13 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (4.84%) Private Banking
9 7 (3.76%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (3.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (2.15%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (1.61%) Legal
13 2 (1.08%) Back Office
13 2 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (1.08%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.54%) Marketing
14 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (29.57%) Architect
2 33 (17.74%) Developer
3 26 (13.98%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (11.29%) Analyst
5 15 (8.06%) Business Analyst
5 15 (8.06%) Data Architect
6 10 (5.38%) Banking Analyst
6 10 (5.38%) Enterprise Architect
7 8 (4.30%) Data Engineer
7 8 (4.30%) Data Modeller
7 8 (4.30%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 8 (4.30%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.76%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (3.76%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.76%) Security Architect
9 6 (3.23%) Designer
10 5 (2.69%) Android Developer
10 5 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.69%) Python Developer
10 5 (2.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.68%) Spring
2 17 (9.14%) REST
3 16 (8.60%) Kafka
4 11 (5.91%) .NET
5 10 (5.38%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.38%) HTML
6 9 (4.84%) CSS
6 9 (4.84%) React
7 8 (4.30%) HTML5
8 7 (3.76%) JSON
8 7 (3.76%) Spark Streaming
8 7 (3.76%) Spring Boot
9 5 (2.69%) J2EE
10 4 (2.15%) CSS3
10 4 (2.15%) RAML
10 4 (2.15%) Spring MVC
10 4 (2.15%) Web Services
11 3 (1.61%) Apache Avro
11 3 (1.61%) RESTful
11 3 (1.61%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.37%) Mobile App
1 23 (12.37%) User Experience
2 13 (6.99%) Mobile Banking
3 9 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.30%) Online Banking
5 7 (3.76%) Credit Risk
5 7 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.69%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.15%) PKI
8 4 (2.15%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.61%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.61%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.08%) Derivative
10 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.54%) Animation
11 1 (0.54%) Legacy Applications
11 1 (0.54%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.23%) Android
2 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.61%) Linux
3 3 (1.61%) Unix
3 3 (1.61%) Windows
4 2 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.20%) DevOps
2 32 (17.20%) Wealth Management
3 22 (11.83%) Scrum
4 21 (11.29%) Test Automation
5 20 (10.75%) TDD
6 19 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (9.14%) Data Modelling
8 17 (9.14%) Microservices
9 16 (8.60%) User Stories
10 14 (7.53%) Analytics
11 13 (6.99%) BDD
11 13 (6.99%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.45%) Acceptance Criteria
12 12 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (6.45%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 10 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (5.38%) MVC
14 9 (4.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.89%) Java
2 26 (13.98%) SQL
3 15 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.53%) Python
5 8 (4.30%) Scala
6 7 (3.76%) Kotlin
7 4 (2.15%) Apple Swift
7 4 (2.15%) Java 8
8 3 (1.61%) Java 11
8 3 (1.61%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.08%) PHP
9 2 (1.08%) PHP 7
9 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.54%) R
10 1 (0.54%) RPG
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.54%) CISSP
2 1 (0.54%) GIAC
2 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.54%) PMP
2 1 (0.54%) SAFe Agilist
2 1 (0.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.15%) Accessibility
1 4 (2.15%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.15%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.08%) GDPR
3 2 (1.08%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.08%) PMO
3 2 (1.08%) SEPA
4 1 (0.54%) COBIT
4 1 (0.54%) IFRS
4 1 (0.54%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.54%) NIST
4 1 (0.54%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.54%) PSD2
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.38%) Docker
2 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.08%) KVM
2 2 (1.08%) NFS
2 2 (1.08%) SRDF
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.08%) Xen
3 1 (0.54%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 15 (8.06%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.38%) Ansible
2 10 (5.38%) Terraform
3 3 (1.61%) Oozie
4 2 (1.08%) Puppet
5 1 (0.54%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (10.75%) Google
2 14 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.30%) Oracle
4 4 (2.15%) Confluent
5 3 (1.61%) Apple
5 3 (1.61%) Databricks
5 3 (1.61%) IBM
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco
6 2 (1.08%) EMC
6 2 (1.08%) NCR
6 2 (1.08%) NetApp
6 2 (1.08%) Veracode
6 2 (1.08%) VMware
6 2 (1.08%) Zend
7 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.54%) Calypso
7 1 (0.54%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) Murex
7 1 (0.54%) Temenos
7 1 (0.54%) Tripwire