Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 341 297 252
Rank change year-on-year -44 -45 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 279 399 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.86% 1.04%
As % of the General category 1.54% 1.92% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 266 274
London median daily rate £550 £500 £502
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -0.30% +5.14%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £375
90th Percentile £700 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +12.90% -2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London 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 18,131 20,730 17,930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.92% 44.88% 44.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,771 14,843 12,753
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 244 183
London median hourly rate £24.68 £25.56 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.12% +2.22%
10th Percentile £14.75 £14.33 £11.32
90th Percentile £54.25 £51.03 £64.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.44% +4.86% -4.76%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -38 65 £525 -4.55% 7
West London +11 2 £725 +41.46% 1
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 248 (88.89%) Banking
2 159 (56.99%) Finance
3 100 (35.84%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (13.62%) JIRA
5 38 (13.62%) DevOps
6 34 (12.19%) Java
7 32 (11.47%) Scrum
8 29 (10.39%) Retail
9 28 (10.04%) Investment Banking
10 27 (9.68%) Project Management
10 27 (9.68%) SQL
11 26 (9.32%) Wealth Management
12 22 (7.89%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 22 (7.89%) Analytics
12 22 (7.89%) Business Analysis
13 21 (7.53%) Private Banking
13 21 (7.53%) JavaScript
13 21 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (7.53%) Confluence
13 21 (7.53%) PSD2
14 20 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (6.45%) Credit Risk
15 18 (6.45%) Python
16 17 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (5.73%) Test Scripting
17 16 (5.73%) Unix
18 15 (5.38%) QA
18 15 (5.38%) Test Automation
18 15 (5.38%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (7.53%) Confluence
2 9 (3.23%) JBoss
3 8 (2.87%) Apache
4 5 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.43%) SAS
6 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.36%) Jetty
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.43%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.23%) Actimize
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.23%) Office 365
5 6 (2.15%) GitHub
6 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.72%) Apigee
7 2 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.72%) SaaS
7 2 (0.72%) Serverless
8 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.36%) Boomi
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.87%) DNS
2 7 (2.51%) Firewall
3 4 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.08%) Internet
5 2 (0.72%) LAN
5 2 (0.72%) WAN
6 1 (0.36%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
6 1 (0.36%) Skype
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.30%) Big Data
2 11 (3.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.08%) DB2
5 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.72%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.72%) HBase
6 2 (0.72%) KDB
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (13.62%) JIRA
2 14 (5.02%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.58%) Bitbucket
5 9 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.87%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.15%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.43%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.43%) JMeter
8 4 (1.43%) Selenium
8 4 (1.43%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.08%) Appium
9 3 (1.08%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.08%) Gatling
9 3 (1.08%) GitLab
10 2 (0.72%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.72%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 248 (88.89%) Banking
2 159 (56.99%) Finance
3 29 (10.39%) Retail
4 28 (10.04%) Investment Banking
5 21 (7.53%) Private Banking
6 8 (2.87%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.87%) Legal
7 7 (2.51%) Advertising
8 6 (2.15%) Marketing
8 6 (2.15%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.79%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.43%) Back Office
11 3 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) Front Office
12 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (26.16%) Analyst
2 40 (14.34%) Business Analyst
3 38 (13.62%) Project Manager
4 31 (11.11%) Architect
4 31 (11.11%) Developer
5 27 (9.68%) Banking Analyst
6 15 (5.38%) Banking Project Manager
6 15 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (5.38%) Test Analyst
7 14 (5.02%) Risk Analyst
8 13 (4.66%) Credit Analyst
8 13 (4.66%) Risk Business Analyst
9 12 (4.30%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 12 (4.30%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 11 (3.94%) Banking Business Analyst
10 11 (3.94%) Data Scientist
11 9 (3.23%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.23%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (3.23%) Security Engineer
12 8 (2.87%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.66%) REST
2 12 (4.30%) SOAP
3 10 (3.58%) JSON
4 9 (3.23%) Spring
4 9 (3.23%) XML
5 7 (2.51%) AngularJS
5 7 (2.51%) Natural Language Processing
5 7 (2.51%) Web Services
6 6 (2.15%) .NET
6 6 (2.15%) Spring Boot
7 5 (1.79%) CSS
7 5 (1.79%) Gherkin
7 5 (1.79%) HTML
7 5 (1.79%) RESTful
8 4 (1.43%) Apache Camel
8 4 (1.43%) jQuery
8 4 (1.43%) Kafka
8 4 (1.43%) OAuth
8 4 (1.43%) OAuth2
8 4 (1.43%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.45%) Credit Risk
2 15 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.66%) Fintech
3 13 (4.66%) User Experience
4 10 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.15%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.43%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.43%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.43%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.08%) AS400
9 3 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.08%) iSeries
10 2 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.73%) Unix
2 14 (5.02%) Linux
3 9 (3.23%) Windows
4 6 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.08%) Android
7 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (35.84%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (13.62%) DevOps
4 32 (11.47%) Scrum
5 27 (9.68%) Project Management
6 26 (9.32%) Wealth Management
7 22 (7.89%) Analytics
7 22 (7.89%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 22 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 20 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (5.73%) Test Scripting
10 15 (5.38%) Data Science
10 15 (5.38%) Test Automation
11 13 (4.66%) KYC
11 13 (4.66%) Microservices
12 12 (4.30%) BDD
12 12 (4.30%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (4.30%) OOP
12 12 (4.30%) Programme Management
12 12 (4.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.19%) Java
2 27 (9.68%) SQL
3 21 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.45%) Python
5 12 (4.30%) R
6 8 (2.87%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.51%) Groovy
8 6 (2.15%) Java 8
9 5 (1.79%) C#
10 4 (1.43%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.43%) Scala
10 4 (1.43%) SOQL
10 4 (1.43%) SOSL
10 4 (1.43%) VBA
11 3 (1.08%) Perl
12 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.72%) XPath
13 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (3.94%) Degree
2 6 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.43%) ISEB
5 2 (0.72%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.72%) PMP
5 2 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CCA
6 1 (0.36%) CISA
6 1 (0.36%) CISM
6 1 (0.36%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.36%) PhD
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.53%) PSD2
2 15 (5.38%) QA
3 12 (4.30%) IFRS
3 12 (4.30%) IFRS 9
4 7 (2.51%) PMO
5 6 (2.15%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.43%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.43%) GDPR
7 4 (1.43%) SEPA
8 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.36%) Basel III
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.87%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.87%) OpenAM
1 8 (2.87%) OpenDJ
2 7 (2.51%) Docker
3 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.51%) Terraform
3 6 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.43%) Ansible
5 3 (1.08%) Puppet
6 2 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.72%) Rancher
7 1 (0.36%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.36%) SCCM
7 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (5.02%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.58%) Oracle
3 9 (3.23%) ForgeRock
4 8 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.51%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.15%) MuleSoft
6 6 (2.15%) Tableau
6 6 (2.15%) VMware
7 4 (1.43%) Informatica
7 4 (1.43%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.08%) Google
9 2 (0.72%) Apple
9 2 (0.72%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.72%) IBM
9 2 (0.72%) Perfecto Mobile
9 2 (0.72%) SAP
10 1 (0.36%) Dell
10 1 (0.36%) HP
10 1 (0.36%) Workday