The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Canary Wharf region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 18 70 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.38% 25.83% 38.64%
As % of the General category 20.22% 34.48% 55.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 54 98
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +2.27%
General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
89 203 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 76.07% 74.91% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 161 160
Average daily rate £450 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Banking
London

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Canary Wharf region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking.

1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) Retail
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) Retail Banking
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
6 3 (8.57%) ITSM
6 3 (8.57%) CMDB
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) User Stories
7 2 (5.71%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) CMS
7 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) International Banking
7 2 (5.71%) MiFID
7 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Project
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
1 2 (5.71%) Wireless
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
2 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (11.43%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) International Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Compliance Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Spring
1 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) CMDB
2 2 (5.71%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (14.29%) Change Management
2 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.43%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.57%) ITSM
4 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) User Stories
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) UML
6 1 (2.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
2 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) CISA
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) MiFID
2 1 (2.86%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) IBM
1 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.71%) Aruba
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Nortel
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos
3 1 (2.86%) Trillium
3 1 (2.86%) BMC
3 1 (2.86%) Informatica
3 1 (2.86%) Reuters
3 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter