Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 469 239 345
Rank change year-on-year -230 +106 -129
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 204 547 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.37% 1.03% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.22% 3.03% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 455 295
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.94% +0.36%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £261
90th Percentile £635 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.56%
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 16,703 18,036 17,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.89% 33.90% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,941 10,788 10,816
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £273 £255 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 675 694
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.83 £26.87 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.32% +5.35% -1.92%
10th Percentile £11.58 £11.75 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.67 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -9.62% +6.12% -2.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -88 66 £459 +13.33% 8
South West -74 59 £475 +35.71% 5
North of England -104 47 £400 -10.11% 9
Yorkshire -49 28 £366 -13.80% 4
Midlands -26 18 £525 +75.00% 5
North West -68 18 £450 - 5
South East -74 13 £500 +16.96%
East Midlands +15 7 £488 +47.73% 3
West Midlands -41 6 £513 +86.36% 2
East of England -13 1 £450 -15.29%
North East -13 1 £325 -59.38%
Wales -30 1 £405 +15.38%
Northern Ireland - 1 £400 -
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 170 (83.33%) Banking
2 121 (59.31%) Finance
3 59 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (12.75%) SQL
6 22 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (9.31%) DevOps
7 19 (9.31%) Retail
8 18 (8.82%) SAS
8 18 (8.82%) Jenkins
9 16 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (7.84%) Python
9 16 (7.84%) Project Management
9 16 (7.84%) Migration
10 15 (7.35%) Teradata
10 15 (7.35%) Scrum
10 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (7.35%) Ansible
11 14 (6.86%) Puppet
11 14 (6.86%) Windows
11 14 (6.86%) Microsoft
12 13 (6.37%) Java
13 12 (5.88%) ETL
13 12 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (5.39%) Waterfall
14 11 (5.39%) Business Analysis
15 10 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (4.90%) DataStage
15 10 (4.90%) Linux
15 10 (4.90%) Analytics

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 18 (8.82%) SAS
2 5 (2.45%) Confluence
3 3 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.98%) CMS
4 2 (0.98%) JBoss
4 2 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.47%) InVision
3 3 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.49%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.45%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.45%) PaaS
4 4 (1.96%) SaaS
5 3 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.47%) GitHub
6 2 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.98%) Apigee
6 2 (0.98%) IaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.49%) npm
7 1 (0.49%) NuGet
7 1 (0.49%) Office 365
7 1 (0.49%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.45%) SMS
2 2 (0.98%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.90%) DataStage
1 10 (4.90%) IBM InfoSphere
2 8 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.43%) Big Data
4 4 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.47%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.49%) DataStax
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.49%) HBase
7 1 (0.49%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.43%) Bitbucket
2 7 (3.43%) JIRA
3 5 (2.45%) Hudson
4 4 (1.96%) Artifactory
4 4 (1.96%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.47%) JMeter
6 2 (0.98%) Appium
6 2 (0.98%) gulp
7 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.49%) Gatling
7 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.49%) Selenium
7 1 (0.49%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.49%) WebStorm
7 1 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 170 (83.33%) Banking
2 121 (59.31%) Finance
3 19 (9.31%) Retail
4 3 (1.47%) Automotive
4 3 (1.47%) Marketing
5 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.98%) Law
5 2 (0.98%) Legal
5 2 (0.98%) Retail Finance
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (24.51%) Analyst
2 28 (13.73%) Architect
2 28 (13.73%) Developer
3 19 (9.31%) Project Manager
4 18 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (7.84%) Banking Analyst
6 15 (7.35%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.39%) Data Analyst
8 10 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (4.41%) DataStage Developer
10 8 (3.92%) Banking Project Manager
10 8 (3.92%) Designer
10 8 (3.92%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.92%) SAS Analyst
11 6 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (2.94%) Consultant
11 6 (2.94%) ETL Developer
11 6 (2.94%) Service Analyst
11 6 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.92%) .NET
2 7 (3.43%) Web Services
3 6 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.94%) HTML
4 5 (2.45%) Spring
5 4 (1.96%) CSS
5 4 (1.96%) HTML5
6 3 (1.47%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (1.47%) Node.js
6 3 (1.47%) REST
6 3 (1.47%) RESTful
6 3 (1.47%) Sass
7 2 (0.98%) Material Design
7 2 (0.98%) Middleware
7 2 (0.98%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (0.98%) React
8 1 (0.49%) CSS3
8 1 (0.49%) jQuery
8 1 (0.49%) Kafka
8 1 (0.49%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.92%) User Experience
3 7 (3.43%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.98%) Clustering
5 2 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.49%) Fintech
6 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.49%) PMI
6 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.86%) Windows
2 10 (4.90%) Linux
3 8 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.47%) Unix
4 3 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (0.98%) Android
5 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.98%) MVS
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (9.31%) DevOps
4 16 (7.84%) Migration
4 16 (7.84%) Project Management
5 15 (7.35%) Scrum
6 12 (5.88%) ETL
6 12 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (5.39%) Business Analysis
7 11 (5.39%) Waterfall
8 10 (4.90%) Analytics
8 10 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.41%) Data Modelling
9 9 (4.41%) Target Operating Model
10 8 (3.92%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.92%) Microservices
10 8 (3.92%) TDD
11 7 (3.43%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.43%) Technical Leadership
12 6 (2.94%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.75%) SQL
2 16 (7.84%) Python
3 13 (6.37%) Java
4 5 (2.45%) C#
4 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.47%) C
5 3 (1.47%) Go
5 3 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.47%) Ruby
5 3 (1.47%) VB
6 2 (0.98%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.98%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.49%) C++
7 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.49%) R
7 1 (0.49%) Scala
7 1 (0.49%) VB6
7 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.43%) Degree
2 4 (1.96%) ISEB
3 3 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.98%) APMP
4 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.98%) PMP
4 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.98%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.45%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.45%) PMO
2 4 (1.96%) PSD2
2 4 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) COBIT
3 1 (0.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) Xen
2 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.49%) XenApp
3 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.35%) Ansible
2 14 (6.86%) Puppet
3 6 (2.94%) Terraform
4 5 (2.45%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.96%) Packer
6 3 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.47%) SCCM
7 1 (0.49%) Grafana
Vendors
1 15 (7.35%) Teradata
2 14 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.94%) IBM
4 5 (2.45%) Adobe
4 5 (2.45%) Google
4 5 (2.45%) Oracle
5 4 (1.96%) Informatica
6 3 (1.47%) Temenos
7 2 (0.98%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.98%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.49%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.49%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.49%) Fiserv
8 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.49%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.49%) Splunk
8 1 (0.49%) UiPath
8 1 (0.49%) Veracode