Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 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
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 357 290 392
Rank change year-on-year -67 +102 -25
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 236 98 167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.62% 0.48%
As % of the General category 1.09% 1.05% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 64 94
10th Percentile £450 £350 £400
25th Percentile £515 £400 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £738 £575 £700
90th Percentile £775 £621 £818
England median daily rate £580 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +16.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 21,684 9,346 18,915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.25% 58.88% 54.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,557 6,745 13,509
10th Percentile £363 £315 £300
25th Percentile £463 £413 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.44% -
75th Percentile £675 £638 £620
90th Percentile £756 £725 £700
England median daily rate £525 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 98 257
10th Percentile £16.23 £14.35 £12.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.46 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.36% +30.75% +9.09%
75th Percentile £51.00 £39.85 £30.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £58.00 £51.90
England median hourly rate £19.19 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -14.73% +20.32% +1.08%

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 30 November 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 30 November 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 -56 8 £688 +22.22% 14
South London +9 7 £750 +87.50%
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 30 November 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.

1 223 (94.49%) Banking
2 94 (39.83%) Finance
3 87 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (32.20%) Retail
5 62 (26.27%) Investment Banking
6 53 (22.46%) DevOps
7 46 (19.49%) Wealth Management
8 45 (19.07%) SQL
9 44 (18.64%) Java
10 43 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (15.25%) Corporate Banking
12 35 (14.83%) GCP
13 34 (14.41%) AWS
14 33 (13.98%) Scrum
14 33 (13.98%) Social Skills
15 32 (13.56%) Microservices
16 26 (11.02%) Test Automation
16 26 (11.02%) JIRA
17 25 (10.59%) Google
18 24 (10.17%) JavaScript
18 24 (10.17%) Data Architecture
19 23 (9.75%) Azure
19 23 (9.75%) Spring
20 21 (8.90%) Analytics
20 21 (8.90%) Spring Boot
21 20 (8.47%) REST
21 20 (8.47%) Python
22 19 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (8.05%) Kubernetes
22 19 (8.05%) Terraform

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 (6.36%) Confluence
2 7 (2.97%) SAS
3 5 (2.12%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.85%) Appian
4 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.42%) CICS
5 1 (0.42%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.69%) Chatbot
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.27%) Sketch
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.42%) InVision
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.42%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Eikon
1 1 (0.42%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.83%) GCP
2 34 (14.41%) AWS
3 23 (9.75%) Azure
4 15 (6.36%) Apigee
5 7 (2.97%) Kong
5 7 (2.97%) Serverless
6 6 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.12%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (2.12%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.12%) GitHub
8 4 (1.69%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.27%) PaaS
10 2 (0.85%) Cloud Functions
10 2 (0.85%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.42%) AWS Step Functions
11 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.42%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.42%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.39%) HTTP
2 3 (1.27%) Multicast
3 2 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.85%) FCoE
3 2 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.85%) LAN
3 2 (0.85%) NAS
3 2 (0.85%) SAN
3 2 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.42%) ATM
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.24%) Data Lake
4 9 (3.81%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.39%) Big Data
5 8 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.12%) Amazon Athena
6 5 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.12%) Cloud Spanner
6 5 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.12%) Tableau
7 4 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.27%) Data Vault
8 3 (1.27%) DB2
8 3 (1.27%) Metadata
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (11.02%) JIRA
2 16 (6.78%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.51%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.24%) Maven
5 8 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.54%) git-flow
6 6 (2.54%) Selenium
6 6 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.69%) Grunt
7 4 (1.69%) gulp
8 3 (1.27%) ERwin
8 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.85%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.85%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.85%) Mockito
9 2 (0.85%) Terragrunt
10 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.42%) Build Forge
10 1 (0.42%) Protractor
General
1 223 (94.49%) Banking
2 94 (39.83%) Finance
3 76 (32.20%) Retail
4 62 (26.27%) Investment Banking
5 36 (15.25%) Corporate Banking
6 33 (13.98%) Social Skills
7 17 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (4.66%) Influencing Skills
9 9 (3.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 8 (3.39%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (2.54%) Marketing
11 6 (2.54%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.85%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.85%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.42%) Back Office
13 1 (0.42%) Front Office
13 1 (0.42%) Legal
13 1 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (25.85%) Architect
2 38 (16.10%) Analyst
3 37 (15.68%) Developer
4 33 (13.98%) Business Analyst
5 25 (10.59%) Data Architect
5 25 (10.59%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (9.32%) Enterprise Architect
7 19 (8.05%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 17 (7.20%) Banking Analyst
9 14 (5.93%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.08%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.66%) Banking Business Analyst
12 10 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.81%) Product Manager
14 8 (3.39%) IT Manager
14 8 (3.39%) Product Owner
15 7 (2.97%) Data Modeller
15 7 (2.97%) Designer
15 7 (2.97%) Finance Manager
15 7 (2.97%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.75%) Spring
2 21 (8.90%) Spring Boot
3 20 (8.47%) REST
4 11 (4.66%) .NET
4 11 (4.66%) OAuth
4 11 (4.66%) React
5 10 (4.24%) JSON
6 8 (3.39%) HTML
6 8 (3.39%) Kafka
7 7 (2.97%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.97%) CSS
7 7 (2.97%) OpenID
8 6 (2.54%) HTML5
8 6 (2.54%) OAuth2
8 6 (2.54%) RAML
8 6 (2.54%) XML
9 5 (2.12%) GraphQL
10 4 (1.69%) Node.js
10 4 (1.69%) RequireJS
10 4 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.20%) User Experience
2 16 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.66%) Reference Data
4 10 (4.24%) Credit Risk
4 10 (4.24%) Online Banking
5 7 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.97%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.54%) Legacy Systems
6 6 (2.54%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (2.12%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.12%) Derivative
7 5 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.27%) Equities
8 3 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.27%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.85%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (0.85%) Robotics
9 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.08%) Windows
2 11 (4.66%) Linux
3 10 (4.24%) Unix
4 4 (1.69%) Android
5 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.46%) DevOps
3 46 (19.49%) Wealth Management
4 43 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (13.98%) Scrum
6 32 (13.56%) Microservices
7 26 (11.02%) Test Automation
8 24 (10.17%) Data Architecture
9 21 (8.90%) Analytics
10 19 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (7.20%) Business Transformation
11 17 (7.20%) TDD
12 16 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (5.93%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.51%) Project Management
15 12 (5.08%) Software Engineering
15 12 (5.08%) User Stories
16 11 (4.66%) BDD
16 11 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (4.66%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.07%) SQL
2 44 (18.64%) Java
3 24 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.47%) Python
5 9 (3.81%) Kotlin
6 6 (2.54%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.12%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.12%) Ruby
8 4 (1.69%) C#
8 4 (1.69%) Java 11
8 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.85%) C++
9 2 (0.85%) COBOL
9 2 (0.85%) Java 8
9 2 (0.85%) Perl
9 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.85%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.85%) VB
9 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (0.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) CISM
2 1 (0.42%) CISSP
2 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.42%) CRISC
2 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.42%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.12%) Accessibility
1 5 (2.12%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.27%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.85%) PMO
4 1 (0.42%) PSD2
4 1 (0.42%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (5.93%) Docker
2 5 (2.12%) OpenAM
3 3 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.85%) KVM
4 2 (0.85%) NFS
4 2 (0.85%) SRDF
4 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.85%) Xen
5 1 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 19 (8.05%) Kubernetes
1 19 (8.05%) Terraform
2 13 (5.51%) Ansible
3 2 (0.85%) Kibana
3 2 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 25 (10.59%) Google
2 13 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.66%) Oracle
4 7 (2.97%) Splunk
5 5 (2.12%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.69%) Apple
7 3 (1.27%) Citrix
8 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.85%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco
8 2 (0.85%) EMC
8 2 (0.85%) IBM
8 2 (0.85%) Informatica
8 2 (0.85%) NetApp
8 2 (0.85%) Remedy
8 2 (0.85%) UiPath
8 2 (0.85%) VMware
9 1 (0.42%) BiZZdesign
9 1 (0.42%) Databricks
9 1 (0.42%) Refinitiv