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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 298 265
Rank change year-on-year -51 -33  
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 264 409 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the General category 1.52% 1.98% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 293 330
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £613 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £445 £413
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.74%  
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 17355 20666 21063
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.12% 38.18% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11350 13449 12923
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 505 491
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +9 212 £475 +5.55% 47
London +8 121 £525 +10.52% 27
Scotland -38 46 £425 -10.52% 5
Edinburgh -17 43 £425 -10.52% 4
City of London +30 33 £525 +16.66% 3
South West +15 28 £372 +4.49% 1
Gloucestershire +25 23 £425 +14.86%
North West +18 20 £369 -7.81% 3
Gloucester +15 19 £425 -10.52%
Yorkshire +4 14 £405 - 4
West Yorkshire +1 11 £374 -7.77% 2
Manchester +6 10 £331 -17.18% 3
Cheshire +31 7 £350 +4.94%
Halifax +7 7 £347 -8.93%
Northamptonshire - 7 £438 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £438 - 3
West Midlands +22 6 £438 +29.62%
Belfast - 6 £313 -
Northampton - 6 £425 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £313 -
County Antrim - 6 £313 -
Bristol +4 5 £320 +7.74% 1
South East +2 5 £425 - 2
Birmingham +6 4 £438 +29.62%
North East -10 4 £531 +6.25%
Leeds -11 4 £495 +20.00% 2
South Yorkshire +8 3 £475 +15.85% 2
Sheffield +2 3 £475 +15.85% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 3 £575 +27.77%
Tyne and Wear -10 3 £575 +27.77%

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 517 (100.00%) Banking
1 517 (100.00%) Retail
2 264 (51.06%) Finance
3 152 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (24.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (12.19%) Project Management
6 56 (10.83%) SQL
7 54 (10.44%) Java
7 54 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
8 53 (10.25%) Migration
9 49 (9.48%) Scrum
10 42 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 41 (7.93%) Test Scripting
12 35 (6.77%) Microsoft
13 34 (6.58%) Windows
14 33 (6.38%) MS Excel
15 31 (6.00%) Hadoop
16 30 (5.80%) Wealth Management
17 29 (5.61%) Selenium
17 29 (5.61%) Big Data
18 28 (5.42%) Business Analysis
18 28 (5.42%) Risk Management
19 27 (5.22%) MS Office
19 27 (5.22%) Investment Banking
20 26 (5.03%) SQL Server
20 26 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
20 26 (5.03%) Analytics
21 25 (4.84%) Jenkins
21 25 (4.84%) Degree
22 24 (4.64%) C#

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 21 (4.06%) SAS
2 14 (2.71%) Apache Pig
2 14 (2.71%) IBM Notes
3 7 (1.35%) Confluence
3 7 (1.35%) JBoss
4 6 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.97%) Apache
6 3 (0.58%) CMS
6 3 (0.58%) Mule
6 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.39%) IIS
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.22%) MS Office
3 15 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.13%) MS Project
5 10 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) HipChat
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.51%) Eikon
2 5 (0.97%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.58%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (0.97%) Office 365
5 2 (0.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.48%) Internet
2 8 (1.55%) BGP
2 8 (1.55%) EIGRP
2 8 (1.55%) OSPF
3 7 (1.35%) ATM
4 5 (0.97%) Firewall
4 5 (0.97%) VPN
5 4 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.58%) Network Security
6 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) HTTP
7 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.19%) LAN
7 1 (0.19%) MPLS
7 1 (0.19%) NAS
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.00%) Hadoop
2 29 (5.61%) Big Data
3 26 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (5.03%) SQL Server
4 18 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (2.90%) Apache Hive
6 15 (2.90%) QlikView
7 14 (2.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 14 (2.71%) Snowflake Schema
7 14 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.39%) HBase
11 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (5.61%) Selenium
2 25 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.87%) JIRA
4 16 (3.09%) Cucumber
5 13 (2.51%) WebDriver
6 11 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
7 9 (1.74%) JMeter
7 9 (1.74%) JUnit
8 7 (1.35%) HP UFT
8 7 (1.35%) Maven
9 6 (1.16%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.97%) Axure RP
10 5 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (0.97%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.97%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.77%) Appium
11 4 (0.77%) Mocha
11 4 (0.77%) Subversion
12 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.39%) TestNG
General
1 517 (100.00%) Banking
1 517 (100.00%) Retail
2 264 (51.06%) Finance
3 27 (5.22%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.06%) Advertising
4 21 (4.06%) Corporate Banking
5 14 (2.71%) Law
6 11 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.13%) Private Banking
7 8 (1.55%) Marketing
8 7 (1.35%) Legal
9 5 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.77%) Front Office
11 3 (0.58%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Electronics
12 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 138 (26.69%) Analyst
2 79 (15.28%) Business Analyst
3 69 (13.35%) Project Manager
4 62 (11.99%) Developer
5 44 (8.51%) Test Manager
6 37 (7.16%) Banking Analyst
7 31 (6.00%) Test Analyst
8 27 (5.22%) IT Manager
9 26 (5.03%) Architect
10 24 (4.64%) Senior Manager
11 23 (4.45%) Java Developer
11 23 (4.45%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (4.26%) Programme Manager
13 17 (3.29%) IT Project Manager
14 15 (2.90%) Test Engineer
15 13 (2.51%) Consultant
15 13 (2.51%) Payments Analyst
15 13 (2.51%) Senior Business Analyst
16 12 (2.32%) 2nd Line Support
16 12 (2.32%) Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.68%) Spring
2 16 (3.09%) HTML
3 15 (2.90%) CSS
4 14 (2.71%) Spring Boot
5 11 (2.13%) CSS3
6 10 (1.93%) HTML5
6 10 (1.93%) Web Services
7 9 (1.74%) SOAP
8 8 (1.55%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.55%) J2EE
8 8 (1.55%) REST
8 8 (1.55%) XML
9 6 (1.16%) Node.js
10 5 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.77%) .NET
11 4 (0.77%) Apache Sling
11 4 (0.77%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (0.77%) Middleware
12 3 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.87%) User Experience
3 19 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.71%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.51%) Mobile Banking
6 11 (2.13%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.93%) iPad
7 10 (1.93%) Online Banking
8 9 (1.74%) iPhone
8 9 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.55%) Fintech
10 6 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.97%) Social Media
12 4 (0.77%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.77%) Equities
12 4 (0.77%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.77%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.77%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.58%) Windows
2 13 (2.51%) Windows 7
3 12 (2.32%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.13%) Unix
5 10 (1.93%) Linux
6 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.74%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.16%) Android
8 5 (0.97%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (24.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (12.19%) Project Management
4 53 (10.25%) Migration
5 49 (9.48%) Scrum
6 42 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (7.93%) Test Scripting
8 30 (5.80%) Wealth Management
9 28 (5.42%) Business Analysis
9 28 (5.42%) Risk Management
10 26 (5.03%) Analytics
11 23 (4.45%) Data Analysis
12 22 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (4.26%) Investment Management
13 21 (4.06%) Defect Management
14 20 (3.87%) BDD
15 19 (3.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 19 (3.68%) TDD
15 19 (3.68%) Visualisation
16 16 (3.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.83%) SQL
2 54 (10.44%) Java
3 24 (4.64%) C#
4 22 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.29%) T-SQL
6 16 (3.09%) Scala
7 15 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.55%) Perl
9 7 (1.35%) Python
10 6 (1.16%) C
11 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.97%) VBA
12 4 (0.77%) ES6
12 4 (0.77%) Ruby
13 3 (0.58%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.39%) C++
14 2 (0.39%) Delphi
14 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.19%) RPG
15 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (4.84%) Degree
2 13 (2.51%) ISEB
3 9 (1.74%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.55%) SAS Certification
5 5 (0.97%) CISSP
5 5 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.77%) CISM
6 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.58%) CCNP
7 3 (0.58%) PMP
8 2 (0.39%) ACCA
8 2 (0.39%) CIMA
8 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.19%) CRISC
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.64%) PMO
2 10 (1.93%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) IFRS
3 5 (0.97%) IFRS 9
3 5 (0.97%) MiFID
4 4 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.58%) FATCA
5 3 (0.58%) GDPR
5 3 (0.58%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.39%) Basel III
6 2 (0.39%) COBIT
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.19%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.19%) SDET
7 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) HDFS
2 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.19%) KVM
2 1 (0.19%) NFS
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.19%) SRDF
2 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.16%) Puppet
1 6 (1.16%) Terraform
2 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.77%) Ansible
4 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.58%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.19%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.19%) Oozie
5 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (6.77%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.06%) Cloudera
3 17 (3.29%) Oracle
4 16 (3.09%) Cisco
4 16 (3.09%) Splunk
5 15 (2.90%) Adobe
6 14 (2.71%) Hortonworks
6 14 (2.71%) Lotus
7 13 (2.51%) Bloomberg
7 13 (2.51%) Reuters
8 12 (2.32%) Teradata
9 9 (1.74%) Juniper
10 8 (1.55%) Arista
11 7 (1.35%) IBM
12 6 (1.16%) TSYS
13 4 (0.77%) Citrix
13 4 (0.77%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.58%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.58%) SAP
15 2 (0.39%) FNZ
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