Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 321 361 339
Rank change year-on-year +40 -22 -66
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 97 126 308
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.45% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.05% 1.04% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 78 217
Median daily rate £500 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £360 £374 £321
90th Percentile £619 £779 £700
England median daily rate £475 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £12.60

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 9,195 12,106 20,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.89% 43.01% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,647 8,668 14,773
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £335 £315 £320
90th Percentile £725 £718 £700
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 141 209
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.42 £12.95
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.44% -4.65%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +68 10 £610 +4.95% 7
South London - 1 £400 -
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 85 (87.63%) Banking
2 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.99%) Finance
4 24 (24.74%) DevOps
5 22 (22.68%) Java
6 17 (17.53%) Retail
6 17 (17.53%) Investment Banking
6 17 (17.53%) Wealth Management
7 16 (16.49%) JIRA
8 15 (15.46%) Azure
9 14 (14.43%) Spring
10 13 (13.40%) Maven
10 13 (13.40%) AWS
10 13 (13.40%) User Stories
10 13 (13.40%) Microservices
11 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
11 12 (12.37%) Cucumber
11 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
11 12 (12.37%) Corporate Banking
12 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
12 11 (11.34%) Mobile App
12 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
13 10 (10.31%) Python
13 10 (10.31%) BDD
13 10 (10.31%) Terraform
13 10 (10.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 10 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (9.28%) GCP

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 8 (8.25%) Confluence
2 4 (4.12%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.06%) Anypoint
3 2 (2.06%) Apache
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) Appian
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.46%) Azure
2 13 (13.40%) AWS
3 9 (9.28%) GCP
4 5 (5.15%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (5.15%) SaaS
5 4 (4.12%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (3.09%) BrowserStack
6 3 (3.09%) IaaS
6 3 (3.09%) PaaS
6 3 (3.09%) Sauce Labs
6 3 (3.09%) Serverless
7 2 (2.06%) Cloud Functions
7 2 (2.06%) GitHub
8 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) Mavenlink
8 1 (1.03%) npm
8 1 (1.03%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.03%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.03%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) ATM
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) SSL
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) S/MIME
3 1 (1.03%) Skype
3 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.06%) Big Data
4 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.03%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.03%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.03%) Power BI
5 1 (1.03%) Redis
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) JIRA
2 13 (13.40%) Maven
3 12 (12.37%) Cucumber
3 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.12%) Selenium
7 3 (3.09%) Appium
7 3 (3.09%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.09%) Postman
8 2 (2.06%) JUnit
8 2 (2.06%) REST Assured
8 2 (2.06%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.03%) AppScan
9 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.03%) Burp Suite
9 1 (1.03%) Gradle
9 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 85 (87.63%) Banking
2 32 (32.99%) Finance
3 17 (17.53%) Investment Banking
3 17 (17.53%) Retail
4 12 (12.37%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Publishing
7 1 (1.03%) German Language
7 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) Architect
3 16 (16.49%) Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Banking Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) QA Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Security Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Tester
7 4 (4.12%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) DevOps Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.09%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Designer
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.09%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) Spring
2 8 (8.25%) Gherkin
2 8 (8.25%) Spring Boot
3 6 (6.19%) REST
4 5 (5.15%) .NET
4 5 (5.15%) JSON
5 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.12%) CSS
5 4 (4.12%) RxJava
6 3 (3.09%) HTML
7 2 (2.06%) CSS3
7 2 (2.06%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.06%) HTML5
7 2 (2.06%) J2EE
7 2 (2.06%) Laravel
7 2 (2.06%) Node.js
7 2 (2.06%) RAML
7 2 (2.06%) React
7 2 (2.06%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.34%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.19%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.19%) User Experience
4 4 (4.12%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.06%) PKI
7 1 (1.03%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.03%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Android
2 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.74%) DevOps
3 17 (17.53%) Wealth Management
4 13 (13.40%) Microservices
4 13 (13.40%) User Stories
5 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
6 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.31%) BDD
7 10 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 8 (8.25%) Change Management
8 8 (8.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (8.25%) Scrum
8 8 (8.25%) SDLC
9 7 (7.22%) Coaching
9 7 (7.22%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (7.22%) Requirements Gathering
9 7 (7.22%) Web Development
10 6 (6.19%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (6.19%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.68%) Java
2 10 (10.31%) Python
3 8 (8.25%) C#
4 6 (6.19%) Java 8
5 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.15%) Kotlin
5 5 (5.15%) SQL
6 4 (4.12%) Apple Swift
7 3 (3.09%) PHP
7 3 (3.09%) Scala
8 2 (2.06%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) PHP 7
8 2 (2.06%) R
9 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) ES6
9 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) PSD2
3 2 (2.06%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.03%) GDPR
4 1 (1.03%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) Terraform
2 5 (5.15%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.03%) Ansible
4 1 (1.03%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.03%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 2 (2.06%) IBM
4 2 (2.06%) NCR
4 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.06%) Splunk
4 2 (2.06%) Zend
5 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.03%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.03%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.03%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) Veracode