Period
to 17 June 2018

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 6 months to 17 June 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
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 276 271
Rank change year-on-year -80 -5 -63
Contract jobs citing Retail Banking 692 827 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.91% 0.96%
As % of the General category 1.87% 2.35% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 593 802
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £300 £286 £306
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37,072 35,258 40,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.29% 38.81% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,164 23,156 26,451
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £296 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 864 873 974
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.24% +16.80%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.10 £51.67 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -1.92% -9.57% +10.58%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 June 2018.

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 14 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 6 months to 17 June 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
England -71 568 £453 -4.74% 53
UK excluding London -54 344 £413 +3.25% 37
London -63 344 £500 -1.96% 27
Scotland -44 114 £425 +6.25% 11
North of England -39 89 £388 -3.13% 17
South West -8 70 £413 +18.85% 2
South East +2 44 £488 +16.77% 3
Yorkshire -25 44 £356 -10.55% 2
North West -35 30 £400 - 11
Midlands -22 22 £439 -2.50% 2
North East +11 15 £300 -42.17% 4
East Midlands -1 12 £400 -11.11% 1
Wales -8 6 £342 -3.93%
West Midlands -36 4 £428 +0.59% 1

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 619 (89.45%) Banking
2 405 (58.53%) Finance
3 262 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (25.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (14.16%) Scrum
6 97 (14.02%) Migration
7 79 (11.42%) Java
8 75 (10.84%) Project Management
9 66 (9.54%) Business Analysis
10 62 (8.96%) SQL
11 52 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (7.37%) TDD
13 50 (7.23%) Retail
14 46 (6.65%) PMO
15 43 (6.21%) JIRA
16 42 (6.07%) Private Banking
17 39 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
18 36 (5.20%) Oracle
19 33 (4.77%) JavaScript
19 33 (4.77%) Microsoft
19 33 (4.77%) Wealth Management
19 33 (4.77%) User Experience
20 32 (4.62%) Degree
21 30 (4.34%) DevOps
22 29 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
22 29 (4.19%) Data Migration
23 27 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
23 27 (3.90%) User Stories
24 26 (3.76%) Confluence

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 26 (3.76%) Confluence
2 23 (3.32%) SAS
3 21 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.31%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.88%) OpenStack
5 13 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (1.01%) JBoss
9 6 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.43%) Apache
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.29%) nginx
11 2 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.43%) InVision
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) UserZoom
8 1 (0.14%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 12 (1.73%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.43%) BASE24
2 3 (0.43%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.29%) Actimize
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.14%) Eikon
4 1 (0.14%) Finacle
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.30%) PaaS
4 8 (1.16%) OpenShift
5 6 (0.87%) GitHub
6 5 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.72%) IaaS
7 4 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.58%) Office 365
8 3 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.43%) CloudBees
9 2 (0.29%) npm
9 2 (0.29%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.29%) Serverless
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Akamai
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.58%) Firewall
1 4 (0.58%) SSL
2 3 (0.43%) WebEx
3 2 (0.29%) Internet
3 2 (0.29%) Network Security
3 2 (0.29%) Skype
3 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.14%) ATM
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.14%) DHCP
4 1 (0.14%) DNS
4 1 (0.14%) LAN
4 1 (0.14%) SMS
4 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.14%) VPN
4 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.61%) Big Data
2 23 (3.32%) Hadoop
3 22 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.89%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.46%) SQL Server
6 16 (2.31%) DataStage
7 14 (2.02%) IBM InfoSphere
8 13 (1.88%) MySQL
8 13 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.01%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.87%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.72%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.58%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.58%) QlikView
15 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.43%) Power BI
15 3 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (6.21%) JIRA
2 25 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.02%) NUnit
4 14 (2.02%) Selenium
5 13 (1.88%) Maven
5 13 (1.88%) MSTest
6 12 (1.73%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.87%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.87%) webpack
8 5 (0.72%) Appium
8 5 (0.72%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.72%) Babel
8 5 (0.72%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.58%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.43%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.43%) JUnit
10 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 619 (89.45%) Banking
2 405 (58.53%) Finance
3 50 (7.23%) Retail
4 42 (6.07%) Private Banking
5 26 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.59%) Marketing
7 8 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (0.72%) Back Office
9 5 (0.72%) Legal
9 5 (0.72%) Retail Finance
10 4 (0.58%) Automotive
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
12 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (29.91%) Analyst
2 126 (18.21%) Business Analyst
3 105 (15.17%) Developer
4 96 (13.87%) Project Manager
5 91 (13.15%) Banking Analyst
6 63 (9.10%) Architect
7 43 (6.21%) Banking Business Analyst
8 33 (4.77%) Java Developer
9 32 (4.62%) Banking Project Manager
9 32 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (4.34%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
11 25 (3.61%) Programme Manager
12 24 (3.47%) Scrum Master
13 23 (3.32%) Test Manager
14 21 (3.03%) Test Analyst
15 20 (2.89%) Test Leader
16 19 (2.75%) IT Manager
17 18 (2.60%) PMO Analyst
18 17 (2.46%) Data Analyst
19 15 (2.17%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.46%) Spring
2 16 (2.31%) Node.js
2 16 (2.31%) RESTful
3 15 (2.17%) .NET
4 14 (2.02%) HTML
4 14 (2.02%) Web Services
5 13 (1.88%) CSS
6 11 (1.59%) React
6 11 (1.59%) REST
7 9 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 9 (1.30%) OAuth
7 9 (1.30%) Spring Boot
8 8 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.16%) JSON
8 8 (1.16%) SOAP
8 8 (1.16%) XML
9 7 (1.01%) HTML5
9 7 (1.01%) Kafka
9 7 (1.01%) Redux
10 6 (0.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.77%) User Experience
3 15 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 13 (1.88%) Credit Risk
5 10 (1.45%) Fintech
5 10 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (1.01%) SWIFT
8 5 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.58%) EMV
9 4 (0.58%) Online Banking
9 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.43%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.43%) DataPower
10 3 (0.43%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.75%) Android
2 18 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 17 (2.46%) Unix
4 14 (2.02%) Linux
4 14 (2.02%) Windows
5 4 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
7 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (25.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 98 (14.16%) Scrum
4 97 (14.02%) Migration
5 75 (10.84%) Project Management
6 66 (9.54%) Business Analysis
7 51 (7.37%) TDD
8 33 (4.77%) Wealth Management
9 30 (4.34%) DevOps
10 29 (4.19%) Data Migration
11 27 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (3.90%) User Stories
12 26 (3.76%) BDD
12 26 (3.76%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (3.61%) Change Management
14 24 (3.47%) Test Automation
14 24 (3.47%) Waterfall
15 23 (3.32%) Data Analysis
15 23 (3.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 79 (11.42%) Java
2 62 (8.96%) SQL
3 33 (4.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (2.89%) Python
5 12 (1.73%) C#
5 12 (1.73%) Java 8
6 11 (1.59%) Scala
7 8 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.01%) C
8 7 (1.01%) ES6
8 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.87%) R
9 6 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.72%) Go
10 5 (0.72%) Kotlin
10 5 (0.72%) Ruby
11 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.43%) C++
11 3 (0.43%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (4.62%) Degree
2 18 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 17 (2.46%) ISEB
4 10 (1.45%) CISSP
5 6 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.72%) CISM
7 4 (0.58%) CEH
7 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.43%) CISA
8 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.43%) PMP
9 2 (0.29%) CRISC
9 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.29%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.14%) APMP
10 1 (0.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.65%) PMO
2 26 (3.76%) PSD2
2 26 (3.76%) QA
3 25 (3.61%) GDPR
4 11 (1.59%) IFRS
4 11 (1.59%) IFRS 9
5 9 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.01%) SLA
7 5 (0.72%) MiFID
7 5 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.43%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.29%) SEPA
10 1 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) FATCA
10 1 (0.14%) GAAP
10 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (1.16%) Docker
2 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.29%) HDFS
3 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.89%) Ansible
1 20 (2.89%) Puppet
2 18 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.72%) Ambari
4 3 (0.43%) SCCM
5 2 (0.29%) CASB
5 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
6 1 (0.14%) Oozie
6 1 (0.14%) Packer
6 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (5.20%) Oracle
2 33 (4.77%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.18%) Teradata
4 16 (2.31%) Google
5 15 (2.17%) IBM
6 9 (1.30%) Temenos
7 7 (1.01%) Adobe
7 7 (1.01%) Splunk
7 7 (1.01%) Tableau
8 5 (0.72%) Citrix
8 5 (0.72%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.72%) VMware
9 4 (0.58%) Apigee
9 4 (0.58%) Informatica
9 4 (0.58%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.58%) TSYS
10 3 (0.43%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.43%) ServiceNow