Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 435 239 323
Rank change year-on-year -196 +84 -128
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 223 542 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.41% 1.04% 0.72%
As % of the General category 1.34% 3.01% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 445 351
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.38% - -
10th Percentile £288 £252 £255
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 - -
UK 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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16,609 18,005 18,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.48% 34.53% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,755 10,845 11,488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £241
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 680 733
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.75 £11.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £26.42 £23.75
% change year-on-year -12.02% +11.24% -4.43%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -85 72 £450 +12.50% 6
North of England -74 65 £400 -5.88% 14
South West -82 56 £438 +27.92% 7
Yorkshire -43 32 £356 -12.10% 7
North West -47 31 £414 -8.06% 7
South East -57 15 £500 +17.65% 2
Midlands -40 13 £513 +86.36% 8
East Midlands - 8 £475 - 3
Wales -30 3 £365 +3.99%
North East - 2 £435 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £400 -
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 191 (85.65%) Banking
2 129 (57.85%) Finance
3 71 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (29.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (11.21%) Project Management
6 24 (10.76%) SQL
7 22 (9.87%) Migration
8 19 (8.52%) Scrum
9 18 (8.07%) Teradata
10 17 (7.62%) Microsoft
11 16 (7.17%) Retail
11 16 (7.17%) Business Analysis
12 15 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (6.28%) IBM InfoSphere
13 14 (6.28%) DevOps
13 14 (6.28%) Windows
13 14 (6.28%) DataStage
14 13 (5.83%) SAS
14 13 (5.83%) JIRA
14 13 (5.83%) Jenkins
14 13 (5.83%) Waterfall
14 13 (5.83%) Puppet
15 12 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (5.38%) TDD
15 12 (5.38%) Java
16 11 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (4.93%) ETL
16 11 (4.93%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (4.48%) Change Management

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 13 (5.83%) SAS
2 7 (3.14%) Confluence
3 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.35%) InVision
5 3 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.45%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.24%) PaaS
3 4 (1.79%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.79%) SaaS
4 3 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.35%) Office 365
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.90%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) Apigee
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.45%) npm
6 1 (0.45%) NuGet
6 1 (0.45%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.69%) SMS
2 2 (0.90%) ATM
2 2 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.28%) DataStage
1 14 (6.28%) IBM InfoSphere
2 11 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.24%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.90%) Big Data
4 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.45%) DataStax
5 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) HBase
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) Power BI
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (5.83%) Jenkins
1 13 (5.83%) JIRA
2 7 (3.14%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.79%) Artifactory
3 4 (1.79%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.90%) Appium
5 2 (0.90%) Hudson
5 2 (0.90%) JMeter
6 1 (0.45%) AppScan
6 1 (0.45%) gulp
6 1 (0.45%) JUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Maven
6 1 (0.45%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.45%) TestNG
6 1 (0.45%) WebStorm
6 1 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 191 (85.65%) Banking
2 129 (57.85%) Finance
3 16 (7.17%) Retail
4 4 (1.79%) Marketing
5 3 (1.35%) Automotive
6 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Law
6 2 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (24.22%) Analyst
2 34 (15.25%) Developer
3 31 (13.90%) Project Manager
4 24 (10.76%) Architect
5 20 (8.97%) Business Analyst
6 18 (8.07%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (7.62%) Banking Analyst
8 13 (5.83%) Banking Project Manager
8 13 (5.83%) DataStage Developer
9 9 (4.04%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.59%) Designer
10 8 (3.59%) ETL Developer
11 7 (3.14%) DataStage ETL Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.69%) SAS Analyst
12 6 (2.69%) Scrum Master
12 6 (2.69%) Security Architect
12 6 (2.69%) Service Analyst
12 6 (2.69%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.59%) Spring
2 7 (3.14%) .NET
2 7 (3.14%) Web Services
3 6 (2.69%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.69%) HTML
4 4 (1.79%) CSS
4 4 (1.79%) HTML5
4 4 (1.79%) Spring Boot
5 3 (1.35%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (1.35%) React
5 3 (1.35%) REST
5 3 (1.35%) RESTful
6 2 (0.90%) CSS3
6 2 (0.90%) Material Design
6 2 (0.90%) Node.js
6 2 (0.90%) Sass
7 1 (0.45%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.45%) React Native
7 1 (0.45%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.59%) User Experience
3 6 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.79%) EMV
4 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.35%) Clustering
5 3 (1.35%) DataPower
5 3 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.28%) Windows
2 9 (4.04%) Android
2 9 (4.04%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.69%) Linux
3 6 (2.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (0.90%) MVS
5 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Unix
6 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (29.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (11.21%) Project Management
4 22 (9.87%) Migration
5 19 (8.52%) Scrum
6 16 (7.17%) Business Analysis
7 14 (6.28%) DevOps
8 13 (5.83%) Waterfall
9 12 (5.38%) TDD
10 11 (4.93%) ETL
10 11 (4.93%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (4.48%) Change Management
11 10 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (4.04%) Microservices
12 9 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (3.59%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (3.14%) Decision-Making
14 7 (3.14%) Target Operating Model
15 6 (2.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.76%) SQL
2 12 (5.38%) Java
3 9 (4.04%) Python
4 6 (2.69%) C#
5 5 (2.24%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.35%) C
7 3 (1.35%) Go
7 3 (1.35%) Ruby
8 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) C++
9 1 (0.45%) Java 8
9 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.45%) R
9 1 (0.45%) Scala
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.45%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (3.14%) Degree
2 4 (1.79%) CEH
2 4 (1.79%) CISSP
2 4 (1.79%) ISEB
3 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.90%) APMP
4 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.90%) PMP
4 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.90%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.04%) PMO
2 8 (3.59%) QA
3 5 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.24%) SLA
4 3 (1.35%) PSD2
5 1 (0.45%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.90%) Xen
3 1 (0.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.83%) Puppet
2 9 (4.04%) Ansible
3 6 (2.69%) Terraform
4 4 (1.79%) Packer
4 4 (1.79%) SCCM
5 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.90%) CASB
6 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.45%) Grafana
Vendors
1 18 (8.07%) Teradata
2 17 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.14%) Oracle
4 6 (2.69%) Google
4 6 (2.69%) IBM
5 4 (1.79%) Adobe
5 4 (1.79%) VMware
6 3 (1.35%) Splunk
7 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.90%) Citrix
7 2 (0.90%) Planview
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.90%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.90%) Temenos
7 2 (0.90%) TSYS
8 1 (0.45%) Apple
8 1 (0.45%) Informatica
8 1 (0.45%) Lotus
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.45%) Veritas