The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 19 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 5 33 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.81% 17.37% 33.43%
As % of the General category 6.76% 23.57% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 79
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.75
Investment Banking
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
74 140 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 71.15% 73.68% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 100 180
Average daily rate £450 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £377 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Front Office
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Equities
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) XML Messaging
5 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) MS Project
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) QlikView
6 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Front Office
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (10.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Report Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) FpML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) COM
2 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Equities
2 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) DTCC
3 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian