Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 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 Banking
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 366 344 248
Rank change year-on-year -22 -96 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 233 303 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.67% 1.06%
As % of the General category 1.33% 1.40% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 199 279
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.82%
10th Percentile £400 £356 £356
90th Percentile £750 £715 £700
England median daily rate £525 £475 £464
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.32% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £12.75 -

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 17,507 21,578 21,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.70% 47.37% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,174 15,345 15,513
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 259 207
London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +5.02% +5.95%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.31 £13.14
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.20
England median hourly rate £22.93 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.91% - +9.30%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in London

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in London

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in London over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in London

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 17 September 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
Central London -17 47 £600 +25.79% 4
West London +22 1 £725 - 2
East London - 1 £500 -
North London - 1 - -
South London - 1 £550 -
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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.

1 201 (86.27%) Banking
2 123 (52.79%) Finance
3 90 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (22.75%) Java
5 49 (21.03%) Wealth Management
6 46 (19.74%) Investment Banking
7 41 (17.60%) DevOps
8 38 (16.31%) SQL
9 36 (15.45%) Python
10 34 (14.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (14.16%) TDD
11 33 (14.16%) JIRA
12 25 (10.73%) Retail
12 25 (10.73%) Scala
13 22 (9.44%) Microservices
14 21 (9.01%) AWS
14 21 (9.01%) Management Information System
15 20 (8.58%) Azure
15 20 (8.58%) Docker
15 20 (8.58%) Analytics
16 19 (8.15%) Jenkins
17 18 (7.73%) R
18 17 (7.30%) Mobile Banking
19 16 (6.87%) Business Analysis
19 16 (6.87%) Unix
19 16 (6.87%) JavaScript
20 15 (6.44%) Migration
20 15 (6.44%) Scrum
20 15 (6.44%) GCP
20 15 (6.44%) Confluence

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 15 (6.44%) Confluence
2 13 (5.58%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.29%) IIS
4 3 (1.29%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) Tornado
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.86%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.43%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Actimize
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.43%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.01%) AWS
2 20 (8.58%) Azure
3 15 (6.44%) GCP
4 7 (3.00%) PaaS
5 6 (2.58%) SaaS
6 4 (1.72%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (1.72%) Office 365
7 3 (1.29%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (1.29%) Datadog
7 3 (1.29%) GitHub
7 3 (1.29%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.29%) Stackdriver
8 2 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.86%) IaaS
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.43%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.43%) Kong
9 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.58%) Internet
2 5 (2.15%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) Network Security
4 2 (0.86%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.15%) Hadoop
2 10 (4.29%) HBase
3 7 (3.00%) Big Data
4 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.72%) BigQuery
5 4 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.86%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.86%) MS Access
7 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.43%) DataStage
8 1 (0.43%) DB2
8 1 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Impala
8 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (14.16%) JIRA
2 19 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.29%) Travis CI
4 9 (3.86%) Bitbucket
5 7 (3.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.58%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.72%) gulp
7 4 (1.72%) webpack
8 3 (1.29%) GitLab
8 3 (1.29%) Selenium
9 2 (0.86%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.86%) Gatling
9 2 (0.86%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.86%) git-flow
9 2 (0.86%) JMeter
9 2 (0.86%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.86%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 201 (86.27%) Banking
2 123 (52.79%) Finance
3 46 (19.74%) Investment Banking
4 25 (10.73%) Retail
5 10 (4.29%) Corporate Banking
6 7 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.00%) Private Banking
7 6 (2.58%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.72%) Advertising
9 3 (1.29%) Legal
9 3 (1.29%) Marketing
10 2 (0.86%) Back Office
10 2 (0.86%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.43%) Front Office
11 1 (0.43%) German Language
11 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.43%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (25.32%) Analyst
2 55 (23.61%) Developer
3 47 (20.17%) Business Analyst
4 32 (13.73%) Architect
5 23 (9.87%) Java Developer
6 20 (8.58%) Banking Analyst
7 11 (4.72%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
8 10 (4.29%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
9 9 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.86%) Hadoop Developer
9 9 (3.86%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 9 (3.86%) Service Analyst
9 9 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.43%) Banking Business Analyst
10 8 (3.43%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.43%) Data Scientist
10 8 (3.43%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.01%) Spring
2 13 (5.58%) Kafka
2 13 (5.58%) Natural Language Processing
2 13 (5.58%) Web Services
3 12 (5.15%) RESTful
4 11 (4.72%) JSON
5 9 (3.86%) J2EE
6 8 (3.43%) CSS
6 8 (3.43%) HTML
6 8 (3.43%) PySpark
6 8 (3.43%) REST
7 7 (3.00%) React
8 6 (2.58%) SOAP
9 5 (2.15%) .NET
9 5 (2.15%) Node.js
9 5 (2.15%) Scala.js
9 5 (2.15%) XML
10 4 (1.72%) HTML5
10 4 (1.72%) Sass
10 4 (1.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.01%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.30%) Mobile Banking
3 14 (6.01%) User Experience
4 11 (4.72%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (3.86%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.43%) AS400
6 8 (3.43%) iSeries
7 5 (2.15%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.15%) FMCG
7 5 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.29%) Derivative
8 3 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.29%) PMI
8 3 (1.29%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.29%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.86%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.43%) DataPower
10 1 (0.43%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.87%) Unix
2 8 (3.43%) Linux
3 7 (3.00%) Windows
4 4 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.86%) Android
5 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.86%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.43%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (21.03%) Wealth Management
3 41 (17.60%) DevOps
4 34 (14.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (14.16%) TDD
6 22 (9.44%) Microservices
7 20 (8.58%) Analytics
8 16 (6.87%) Business Analysis
9 15 (6.44%) Migration
9 15 (6.44%) Scrum
10 14 (6.01%) Fintech
11 13 (5.58%) Project Management
12 12 (5.15%) Computer Science
12 12 (5.15%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (5.15%) Data Science
12 12 (5.15%) Machine Learning
12 12 (5.15%) Performance Testing
12 12 (5.15%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (5.15%) Project Delivery
13 11 (4.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.75%) Java
2 38 (16.31%) SQL
3 36 (15.45%) Python
4 25 (10.73%) Scala
5 18 (7.73%) R
6 16 (6.87%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.00%) C#
8 5 (2.15%) Java 8
9 4 (1.72%) C
9 4 (1.72%) C++
9 4 (1.72%) ES6
10 3 (1.29%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.29%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.29%) PHP
10 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.29%) SOQL
10 3 (1.29%) SOSL
10 3 (1.29%) VBA
10 3 (1.29%) XPath
11 2 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (5.58%) Degree
2 6 (2.58%) PhD
3 4 (1.72%) APMP
3 4 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.43%) PMP
4 1 (0.43%) SANS
4 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.43%) QA
2 6 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.15%) GDPR
4 4 (1.72%) PSD2
5 3 (1.29%) IFRS
5 3 (1.29%) IFRS 9
5 3 (1.29%) P3O
6 2 (0.86%) PMO
7 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (8.58%) Docker
2 11 (4.72%) HDFS
3 4 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (6.01%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.29%) Hadoop YARN
2 10 (4.29%) Terraform
3 6 (2.58%) Ansible
4 3 (1.29%) Istio
4 3 (1.29%) Puppet
5 2 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.86%) Rancher
6 1 (0.43%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.43%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.43%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (5.58%) Google
2 6 (2.58%) Oracle
3 5 (2.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.72%) IBM
4 4 (1.72%) MuleSoft
4 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.29%) Informatica
5 3 (1.29%) LogRhythm
5 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.29%) Splunk
5 3 (1.29%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.86%) Adobe
6 2 (0.86%) Murex
6 2 (0.86%) Ping Identity
6 2 (0.86%) Veracode
7 1 (0.43%) HP
7 1 (0.43%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.43%) Remedy
7 1 (0.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) Temenos