Period
to 22 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 22 May 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 418 311 322
Rank change year-on-year -107 +11 -63
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 218 386 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.45% 0.73% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.50% 2.33% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 285 272
UK excluding London median daily rate £459 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.27% -0.60% -2.24%
10th Percentile £320 £288 £289
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.60 - -
UK 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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 14,524 16,564 16,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.88% 31.25% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,800 9,645 9,772
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 591 688
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.85% +4.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.20 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.57 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £26.60 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.80% +6.38% -9.09%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the UK excluding London

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in the UK excluding London

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in the UK excluding London

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail Banking in the UK excluding London

Retail Banking
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Scotland +23 105 £450 +5.88% 1
North of England -34 53 £459 +26.45% 4
North West +9 26 £483 +16.68% 1
Midlands +20 24 £500 +16.96% 1
South West -73 23 £475 +15.01% 1
Yorkshire -30 19 £459 +27.68% 3
East Midlands +17 8 £475 +18.75%
North East +7 8 £343 +14.17%
South East -30 8 £475 +11.76%
West Midlands +7 6 £500 +53.85% 1
East of England +20 5 £425 - 1
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 200 (91.74%) Banking
2 139 (63.76%) Finance
3 52 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (12.84%) Project Management
6 23 (10.55%) Migration
7 22 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (10.09%) DevOps
8 21 (9.63%) SQL
8 21 (9.63%) Python
9 20 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (8.72%) Jenkins
11 18 (8.26%) Windows
12 17 (7.80%) Ansible
13 16 (7.34%) Puppet
14 14 (6.42%) Hudson
14 14 (6.42%) ETL
15 13 (5.96%) Oracle
15 13 (5.96%) Business Analysis
16 12 (5.50%) Linux
16 12 (5.50%) Unix
16 12 (5.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
17 11 (5.05%) PSD2
17 11 (5.05%) Java
17 11 (5.05%) Microsoft
17 11 (5.05%) Scrum
17 11 (5.05%) Retail
18 10 (4.59%) Risk Management
18 10 (4.59%) Process Improvement

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 9 (4.13%) SAS
2 4 (1.83%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (0.92%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.46%) Mule
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Actimize
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.46%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.59%) Office 365
3 6 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.38%) GitHub
4 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.92%) Slack
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) npm
6 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) ATM
2 3 (1.38%) Firewall
3 2 (0.92%) Internet
3 2 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.92%) VoIP
4 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.67%) Hadoop
2 7 (3.21%) Big Data
3 6 (2.75%) Apache Hive
4 5 (2.29%) DB2
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.38%) Base SAS
6 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.92%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.92%) DataStage
7 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.92%) Impala
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.92%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.46%) MS Access
8 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 19 (8.72%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.42%) Hudson
3 7 (3.21%) JIRA
4 6 (2.75%) Selenium
5 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.46%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.46%) Babel
7 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.46%) Gatling
7 1 (0.46%) JUnit
7 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.46%) Maven
7 1 (0.46%) Mockito
7 1 (0.46%) ProC
7 1 (0.46%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (0.46%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.46%) webpack
General
1 200 (91.74%) Banking
2 139 (63.76%) Finance
3 11 (5.05%) Retail
4 4 (1.83%) Back Office
4 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.38%) Marketing
5 3 (1.38%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (26.61%) Analyst
2 36 (16.51%) Business Analyst
3 32 (14.68%) Project Manager
4 24 (11.01%) Banking Analyst
5 19 (8.72%) Developer
6 15 (6.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (5.05%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (5.05%) Programme Manager
8 10 (4.59%) Architect
8 10 (4.59%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
9 9 (4.13%) Designer
9 9 (4.13%) Retail Banking Project Manager
9 9 (4.13%) Test Manager
10 8 (3.67%) Consultant
11 7 (3.21%) Banking Business Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) Risk Manager
12 6 (2.75%) Banking Project Manager
12 6 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (2.29%) Payments Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) REST
2 3 (1.38%) .NET
2 3 (1.38%) Middleware
3 2 (0.92%) CSS
3 2 (0.92%) Enzyme
3 2 (0.92%) Jest
3 2 (0.92%) JSON
3 2 (0.92%) React
3 2 (0.92%) SOAP
3 2 (0.92%) Spring
3 2 (0.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.46%) Java EE
4 1 (0.46%) LESS
4 1 (0.46%) Node.js
4 1 (0.46%) Redux
4 1 (0.46%) Sass
4 1 (0.46%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.46%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.46%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.21%) User Experience
3 5 (2.29%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.29%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.83%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.38%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.92%) Clustering
6 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.92%) Fintech
6 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.92%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.46%) IVR
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.26%) Windows
2 12 (5.50%) Linux
2 12 (5.50%) Unix
3 7 (3.21%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.75%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.83%) zOS
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.92%) Android
7 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (12.84%) Project Management
4 23 (10.55%) Migration
5 22 (10.09%) DevOps
6 20 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (6.42%) ETL
8 13 (5.96%) Business Analysis
9 12 (5.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 11 (5.05%) Scrum
11 10 (4.59%) Process Improvement
11 10 (4.59%) Risk Management
12 8 (3.67%) Data Transformation
12 8 (3.67%) ITIL
12 8 (3.67%) Waterfall
13 7 (3.21%) Test Automation
13 7 (3.21%) Test Scripting
14 6 (2.75%) Mentoring
14 6 (2.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (2.75%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.63%) Python
1 21 (9.63%) SQL
2 11 (5.05%) Java
3 5 (2.29%) Scala
4 4 (1.83%) Assembly Language
4 4 (1.83%) COBOL
5 2 (0.92%) Java 8
5 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.46%) ES6
6 1 (0.46%) ES7
6 1 (0.46%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.46%) PROC SQL
6 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (1.38%) Degree
1 3 (1.38%) PMP
2 2 (0.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (0.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (0.46%) CASP
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.46%) CISM
3 1 (0.46%) CISSP
3 1 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) PSD2
2 6 (2.75%) QA
3 5 (2.29%) PMO
4 3 (1.38%) COBIT
5 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.92%) SEPA
5 2 (0.92%) SLA
6 1 (0.46%) IFRS
6 1 (0.46%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.29%) Docker
3 3 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.46%) HDFS
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (7.80%) Ansible
2 16 (7.34%) Puppet
3 4 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.46%) Icinga
5 1 (0.46%) MaaS360
5 1 (0.46%) Oozie
5 1 (0.46%) Rancher
5 1 (0.46%) SCOM
5 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (5.96%) Oracle
2 11 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.13%) IBM
4 7 (3.21%) Informatica
5 5 (2.29%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.29%) Teradata
5 5 (2.29%) Workday
6 4 (1.83%) VMware
7 3 (1.38%) Cisco
7 3 (1.38%) Citrix
8 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.92%) Veritas
9 1 (0.46%) Adobe
9 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.46%) HP
9 1 (0.46%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.46%) Lotus
9 1 (0.46%) SAP
9 1 (0.46%) Symantec
9 1 (0.46%) UiPath