The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 28 May 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
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 326 272
Rank change year-on-year -15 -54  
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 276 389 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.71% 0.84%
As % of the General category 1.58% 1.93% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 301 347
Median daily rate £458 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +4.93% -1.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Retail Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17470 20164 21561
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.02% 36.97% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11405 13428 13548
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 466 540
Median hourly rate £26.82 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.26% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 over the 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 229 £484 +7.50% 71
London +25 137 £525 +5.52% 53
Scotland -19 44 £425 -5.55% 5
Edinburgh -14 42 £425 -5.55% 4
City of London +16 35 £506 +8.17% 2
South West +19 25 £350 +6.06% 4
North West +27 23 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire +21 18 £350 +6.06% 1
South East +33 13 £425 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -11 12 £428 +2.08% 5
West Yorkshire +7 11 £400 -1.23% 1
Gloucester +5 10 £325 +32.65% 1
Manchester +6 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Cheshire +32 7 £425 +14.09%
West Midlands +30 6 £425 -15.00% 1
Leeds +9 5 £600 +30.43%
Bristol -2 5 £372 +6.28% 2
Halifax -4 5 £350 -8.01% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +61 4 £475 +5.55%
Tyne and Wear +58 4 £475 +5.55%
North East +52 4 £475 +5.55% 1
Berkshire +32 4 £413 -2.94%
Knutsford +6 4 £438 -2.77%
East of England -2 4 £625 +88.67% 5
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £395 -7.05% 1
Milton Keynes -13 4 £395 -7.05% 1
Norfolk - 4 £625 -
Reading +18 3 £413 -2.94%
Birmingham +17 3 £338 -32.50% 1
East Sussex +2 3 £425 -5.55%

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 541 (100.00%) Banking
1 541 (100.00%) Retail
2 274 (50.65%) Finance
3 149 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (12.57%) SQL
6 63 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (10.72%) Project Management
8 57 (10.54%) Java
9 56 (10.35%) Migration
10 51 (9.43%) Wealth Management
11 47 (8.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 46 (8.50%) Scrum
13 45 (8.32%) Test Scripting
14 44 (8.13%) Investment Banking
15 36 (6.65%) Microsoft
16 33 (6.10%) Mobile Banking
17 31 (5.73%) Degree
18 30 (5.55%) JIRA
19 29 (5.36%) JavaScript
19 29 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
20 28 (5.18%) SAS
20 28 (5.18%) Jenkins
20 28 (5.18%) PMO
21 27 (4.99%) Waterfall
21 27 (4.99%) Selenium
21 27 (4.99%) Business Analysis
22 26 (4.81%) Test Automation
23 25 (4.62%) Management Information System
23 25 (4.62%) Unix

Retail Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 28 (5.18%) SAS
2 11 (2.03%) Confluence
2 11 (2.03%) IBM Notes
2 11 (2.03%) JBoss
3 10 (1.85%) CMS
4 9 (1.66%) Apache
5 6 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.11%) Mule
5 6 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.55%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.37%) CICS
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 19 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.37%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) Eikon
2 11 (2.03%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.55%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.92%) GitHub
3 5 (0.92%) Office 365
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.74%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.55%) PaaS
6 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.37%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.37%) Taleo
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.33%) Internet
2 9 (1.66%) VPN
3 8 (1.48%) BGP
3 8 (1.48%) EIGRP
3 8 (1.48%) OSPF
4 7 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.92%) DNS
5 5 (0.92%) Firewall
6 4 (0.74%) HTTP
7 3 (0.55%) Skype
7 3 (0.55%) SSL
8 2 (0.37%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.37%) Intranet
8 2 (0.37%) MPLS
8 2 (0.37%) VPLS
9 1 (0.18%) ATM
9 1 (0.18%) LDAP
9 1 (0.18%) Network Security
9 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.44%) Big Data
2 23 (4.25%) Hadoop
3 15 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.77%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.11%) Apache Hive
4 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.74%) MySQL
6 4 (0.74%) OLAP
6 4 (0.74%) QlikView
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.55%) HBase
7 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.55%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (0.37%) MOLAP
8 2 (0.37%) OLTP
8 2 (0.37%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 30 (5.55%) JIRA
2 28 (5.18%) Jenkins
3 27 (4.99%) Selenium
4 15 (2.77%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 11 (2.03%) JMeter
6 11 (2.03%) WebDriver
7 9 (1.66%) JUnit
7 9 (1.66%) Selenium IDE
8 8 (1.48%) Mocha
8 8 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.29%) Appium
9 7 (1.29%) Calabash
9 7 (1.29%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.92%) Axure RP
10 5 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (0.92%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.92%) Maven
10 5 (0.92%) Subversion
11 4 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 541 (100.00%) Banking
1 541 (100.00%) Retail
2 274 (50.65%) Finance
3 44 (8.13%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.96%) Private Banking
5 13 (2.40%) Law
6 11 (2.03%) Advertising
7 9 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
7 9 (1.66%) Legal
7 9 (1.66%) Marketing
8 8 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.11%) Back Office
9 6 (1.11%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.92%) Front Office
11 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.37%) Electronics
12 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (31.98%) Analyst
2 80 (14.79%) Business Analyst
3 67 (12.38%) Project Manager
4 55 (10.17%) Developer
5 51 (9.43%) Banking Analyst
6 43 (7.95%) Test Analyst
7 32 (5.91%) Test Manager
8 27 (4.99%) Senior Analyst
9 26 (4.81%) Architect
10 24 (4.44%) IT Manager
11 20 (3.70%) Senior Manager
12 19 (3.51%) Java Developer
13 17 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
13 17 (3.14%) Programme Manager
14 16 (2.96%) Banking Project Manager
15 14 (2.59%) Credit Analyst
15 14 (2.59%) Test Engineer
16 13 (2.40%) Senior Business Analyst
17 12 (2.22%) Consultant
17 12 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.07%) Spring
2 17 (3.14%) HTML
3 16 (2.96%) Spring Boot
4 15 (2.77%) CSS
4 15 (2.77%) Node.js
5 14 (2.59%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.22%) CSS3
6 12 (2.22%) Web Services
7 10 (1.85%) XML
8 9 (1.66%) REST
8 9 (1.66%) SOAP
9 8 (1.48%) HTML5
9 8 (1.48%) RESTful
10 6 (1.11%) .NET
10 6 (1.11%) Java EE
11 5 (0.92%) D3.js
11 5 (0.92%) JSON
11 5 (0.92%) React Native
11 5 (0.92%) Semantic HTML
11 5 (0.92%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.10%) Mobile Banking
3 25 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 14 (2.59%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.22%) User Experience
7 10 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.85%) Online Banking
8 9 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.29%) BYOD
10 7 (1.29%) Social Media
11 6 (1.11%) iPad
12 5 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.92%) iPhone
13 4 (0.74%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.74%) PMI
13 4 (0.74%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.62%) Unix
1 25 (4.62%) Windows
2 20 (3.70%) Linux
3 12 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 11 (2.03%) Android
5 9 (1.66%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.92%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.55%) Solaris
9 2 (0.37%) SUSE
9 2 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (10.72%) Project Management
4 56 (10.35%) Migration
5 51 (9.43%) Wealth Management
6 47 (8.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 46 (8.50%) Scrum
8 45 (8.32%) Test Scripting
9 27 (4.99%) Business Analysis
9 27 (4.99%) Waterfall
10 26 (4.81%) Test Automation
11 25 (4.62%) Analytics
11 25 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 23 (4.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 22 (4.07%) Defect Management
14 21 (3.88%) BDD
14 21 (3.88%) TDD
14 21 (3.88%) Workflow
15 20 (3.70%) SDLC
16 19 (3.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 68 (12.57%) SQL
2 57 (10.54%) Java
3 29 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.22%) C#
4 12 (2.22%) Perl
4 12 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.66%) VBA
6 8 (1.48%) Ruby
7 7 (1.29%) ES6
7 7 (1.29%) Python
8 5 (0.92%) Scala
8 5 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.74%) Delphi
10 3 (0.55%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.55%) C
10 3 (0.55%) PHP
11 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (5.73%) Degree
2 19 (3.51%) ISEB
3 14 (2.59%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.92%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.92%) SAS Certification
5 4 (0.74%) CISM
5 4 (0.74%) CISSP
5 4 (0.74%) PMP
6 3 (0.55%) CCNP
6 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.18%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.18%) RHCE
8 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.18%) PMO
2 12 (2.22%) QA
3 10 (1.85%) IFRS
3 10 (1.85%) IFRS 9
4 6 (1.11%) FATCA
5 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.74%) MiFID
5 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.55%) Basel II
6 3 (0.55%) SLA
7 2 (0.37%) COBIT
7 2 (0.37%) GDPR
7 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) Basel III
8 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.18%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.18%) SEPA
8 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (2.96%) Docker
2 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) KVM
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.85%) Puppet
2 7 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.92%) Ansible
3 5 (0.92%) Terraform
4 4 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.55%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.37%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.18%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.18%) Oozie
7 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.18%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.18%) Salt
7 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 36 (6.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.70%) Oracle
3 17 (3.14%) Cisco
3 17 (3.14%) Splunk
4 15 (2.77%) Adobe
5 12 (2.22%) Bloomberg
5 12 (2.22%) Reuters
6 11 (2.03%) Lotus
6 11 (2.03%) Teradata
7 10 (1.85%) Cloudera
7 10 (1.85%) Juniper
8 9 (1.66%) HP
9 8 (1.48%) Arista
9 8 (1.48%) Citrix
9 8 (1.48%) Temenos
10 7 (1.29%) TSYS
11 5 (0.92%) IBM
12 4 (0.74%) Remedy
13 3 (0.55%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.55%) SAP
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