Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 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 > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 241 175
Rank change year-on-year +32 -66 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 40 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.49% 0.35% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.60% 1.10% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 52
Midlands median daily rate £300 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £113 £381 £350
90th Percentile £488 £655 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £70.00

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2505 3097 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.46% 31.70% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 2006 1695
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £250 £245
90th Percentile £556 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 96 147
Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.88% -27.27% -23.32%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.76 £11.15
90th Percentile £45.36 £42.88 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the Midlands

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in the Midlands

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in the Midlands

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail Banking in the Midlands

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +51 36 £275 -38.96% 1
East Midlands -12 1 £330 -12.00%
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 36 (90.00%) Banking
2 22 (55.00%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) Retail
3 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 7 (17.50%) KYC
6 7 (17.50%) SMS
7 6 (15.00%) Migration
7 6 (15.00%) QA
8 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 5 (12.50%) ISEB
9 4 (10.00%) SQL
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
10 3 (7.50%) PMO
10 3 (7.50%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Functional Testing
10 3 (7.50%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Defect Management
10 3 (7.50%) Wealth Management
10 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
10 3 (7.50%) Change Management
10 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.50%) HTML
11 2 (5.00%) Java
11 2 (5.00%) Linux
11 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.50%) SAS
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) SMS
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Gradle
2 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (2.50%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (90.00%) Banking
2 22 (55.00%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Banking Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) KYC Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Payments Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum Master
5 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.00%) PMO Officer
6 2 (5.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Ajax
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.50%) HTML5
2 1 (2.50%) Java EE
2 1 (2.50%) JPA
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) Lucene
2 1 (2.50%) React
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) RESTful
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Spring
2 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.50%) Derivative
1 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
3 8 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 7 (17.50%) KYC
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) Defect Management
7 3 (7.50%) Functional Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) PMO
3 1 (2.50%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Nuix
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle
1 1 (2.50%) Perforce