The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 597 762 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.76% 22.11% 18.70%
As % of the General category 36.34% 40.36% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 586 869
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £21.75 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £16.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +65.00%
Banking
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1643 1888 2962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.62% 54.77% 51.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1467 2309
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 21
Median hourly rate £20.34 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.84 £14.10 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.35 £50.00 £27.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Banking.

1 753 (61.57%) Finance
2 386 (31.56%) Investment Banking
3 380 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (22.40%) Java
5 239 (19.54%) SQL
6 140 (11.45%) Linux
7 139 (11.37%) Front Office
8 134 (10.96%) JavaScript
9 129 (10.55%) SQL Server
10 126 (10.30%) Oracle
11 123 (10.06%) Unix
12 117 (9.57%) Windows
12 117 (9.57%) HTML
13 116 (9.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 116 (9.48%) TDD
14 113 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 113 (9.24%) Python
15 111 (9.08%) .NET
16 108 (8.83%) C#
17 107 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
18 105 (8.59%) AngularJS
19 103 (8.42%) Project Management
19 103 (8.42%) Microsoft
20 101 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
21 94 (7.69%) DevOps
22 93 (7.60%) CSS
23 87 (7.11%) Hadoop
24 86 (7.03%) Scrum
25 84 (6.87%) HTML5
26 83 (6.79%) Business Analysis

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 68 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 34 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.53%) Apache
4 29 (2.37%) WebSphere
5 18 (1.47%) SAS
6 16 (1.31%) IIS
7 15 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.14%) JBoss
9 11 (0.90%) Apache Pig
9 11 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.90%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.82%) Confluence
11 8 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.57%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.49%) CMS
13 6 (0.49%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (0.41%) CICS
Applications
1 67 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.11%) MS Office
3 21 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.98%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.82%) MS Project
7 8 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.33%) SPSS
10 1 (0.082%) EViews
10 1 (0.082%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.082%) HipChat
10 1 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.49%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.41%) Summit
4 4 (0.33%) Endur
4 4 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.16%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
7 1 (0.082%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.082%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.082%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.082%) Findur
7 1 (0.082%) Minerva
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.082%) RMDS
7 1 (0.082%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.90%) GitHub
4 6 (0.49%) PaaS
5 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
5 5 (0.41%) IaaS
6 4 (0.33%) Office 365
6 4 (0.33%) SaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.082%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.082%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.86%) Firewall
2 25 (2.04%) DNS
3 24 (1.96%) WAN
4 22 (1.80%) LAN
5 20 (1.64%) Internet
6 19 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.39%) SAN
8 15 (1.23%) Network Security
9 11 (0.90%) Wireless
10 10 (0.82%) DHCP
11 6 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (0.49%) DMZ
11 6 (0.49%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.49%) Skype
12 5 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.41%) MPLS
12 5 (0.41%) VoIP
13 4 (0.33%) HTTP
13 4 (0.33%) Intranet
13 4 (0.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 87 (7.11%) Hadoop
3 73 (5.97%) Big Data
4 38 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 33 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (2.29%) Relational Database
9 20 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 20 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (1.39%) HBase
12 16 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.31%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.23%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.82%) KDB
15 10 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.74%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 60 (4.91%) Jenkins
2 41 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 37 (3.03%) Maven
4 32 (2.62%) JIRA
5 22 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 20 (1.64%) Subversion
7 19 (1.55%) Selenium
8 17 (1.39%) Ant
8 17 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (0.98%) JUnit
10 11 (0.90%) Grunt
10 11 (0.90%) Hudson
11 10 (0.82%) NUnit
12 7 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 7 (0.57%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.57%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.49%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.49%) gulp
13 6 (0.49%) MSBuild
General
1 753 (61.57%) Finance
2 386 (31.56%) Investment Banking
3 139 (11.37%) Front Office
4 73 (5.97%) Retail
5 54 (4.42%) Back Office
6 43 (3.52%) Retail Banking
7 38 (3.11%) Financial Institution
8 31 (2.53%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.80%) Legal
10 20 (1.64%) Marketing
11 19 (1.55%) Games
12 18 (1.47%) Advertising
13 7 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.49%) International Banking
15 5 (0.41%) Prime Brokerage
15 5 (0.41%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.33%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.33%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.25%) French Language
18 2 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 441 (36.06%) Developer
2 221 (18.07%) Analyst
3 118 (9.65%) Java Developer
4 115 (9.40%) Senior Developer
5 105 (8.59%) Business Analyst
6 81 (6.62%) Project Manager
7 80 (6.54%) Architect
8 59 (4.82%) Banking Analyst
9 56 (4.58%) Scala Developer
10 53 (4.33%) C# Developer
11 49 (4.01%) Senior Java Developer
12 48 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
13 46 (3.76%) .NET Developer
14 43 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
15 42 (3.43%) Consultant
16 41 (3.35%) Administrator
17 37 (3.03%) SQL Developer
17 37 (3.03%) Web Developer
18 36 (2.94%) HTML Developer
19 30 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (9.57%) HTML
2 111 (9.08%) .NET
3 105 (8.59%) AngularJS
4 93 (7.60%) CSS
5 84 (6.87%) HTML5
6 66 (5.40%) CSS3
7 55 (4.50%) REST
8 54 (4.42%) Web Services
9 45 (3.68%) React
10 44 (3.60%) Akka
11 40 (3.27%) XML
12 38 (3.11%) jQuery
13 37 (3.03%) ASP.NET
13 37 (3.03%) Spring
14 35 (2.86%) WPF
15 24 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (1.88%) J2EE
17 21 (1.72%) .NET Framework
17 21 (1.72%) Node.js
18 20 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 116 (9.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 101 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (5.97%) Equities
4 69 (5.64%) Derivative
5 56 (4.58%) Fixed Income
5 56 (4.58%) User Experience
6 45 (3.68%) Market Risk
7 41 (3.35%) Fintech
8 33 (2.70%) Credit Risk
9 32 (2.62%) Computer Science
9 32 (2.62%) Mathematics
10 29 (2.37%) Data Centre
11 25 (2.04%) Virtual Team
12 24 (1.96%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.88%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
15 17 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
16 14 (1.14%) Data Integration
17 13 (1.06%) Statistics
18 12 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 140 (11.45%) Linux
2 123 (10.06%) Unix
3 117 (9.57%) Windows
4 32 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.47%) Solaris
7 18 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.14%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.82%) Android
12 9 (0.74%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.33%) SUSE
14 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.16%) AIX
15 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (9.48%) TDD
3 113 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 107 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
5 103 (8.42%) Project Management
6 94 (7.69%) DevOps
7 86 (7.03%) Scrum
8 83 (6.79%) Business Analysis
9 70 (5.72%) OO
10 66 (5.40%) Migration
11 62 (5.07%) ITIL
11 62 (5.07%) Risk Management
12 57 (4.66%) Multithreading
13 56 (4.58%) Analytics
14 52 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 51 (4.17%) SDLC
16 48 (3.92%) Data Management
16 48 (3.92%) Open Source
17 47 (3.84%) Data Modelling
17 47 (3.84%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 274 (22.40%) Java
2 239 (19.54%) SQL
3 134 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 113 (9.24%) Python
5 108 (8.83%) C#
6 82 (6.70%) Scala
7 38 (3.11%) C++
8 30 (2.45%) Perl
9 27 (2.21%) VBA
10 23 (1.88%) PL/SQL
10 23 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 22 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 20 (1.64%) C
13 15 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.23%) Haskell
14 14 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.06%) Ruby
16 12 (0.98%) MATLAB
17 10 (0.82%) VB
17 10 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 60 (4.91%) Degree
2 16 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.90%) CISSP
5 11 (0.90%) ISEB
5 11 (0.90%) RHCE
6 10 (0.82%) CCNP
6 10 (0.82%) RHCA
7 8 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.65%) PMP
8 7 (0.57%) CCIE
9 6 (0.49%) MCSE
9 6 (0.49%) PhD
10 5 (0.41%) CCA
10 5 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.33%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.86%) QA
2 29 (2.37%) MiFID
3 12 (0.98%) SEPA
4 11 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.65%) COBIT
6 6 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.33%) Basel III
8 4 (0.33%) SDET
9 3 (0.25%) EMIR
9 3 (0.25%) FATCA
9 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.16%) Basel II
10 2 (0.16%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.16%) TARGET2
11 1 (0.082%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.082%) SLA
11 1 (0.082%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.64%) Docker
3 19 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.57%) HDFS
4 7 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.33%) KVM
7 3 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.25%) Xen
8 2 (0.16%) Firmware
8 2 (0.16%) NFS
8 2 (0.16%) RACF
8 2 (0.16%) SRDF
8 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.082%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.082%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 57 (4.66%) Puppet
2 40 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.39%) Ansible
4 13 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
4 13 (1.06%) SCCM
5 11 (0.90%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.74%) Control-M
6 9 (0.74%) MOM
7 8 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 6 (0.49%) Grafana
8 6 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.49%) logstash
9 5 (0.41%) Graphite
9 5 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.41%) Nagios
9 5 (0.41%) Salt
10 4 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.25%) Netcool
11 3 (0.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 126 (10.30%) Oracle
2 103 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 46 (3.76%) IBM
4 45 (3.68%) Cisco
5 31 (2.53%) VMware
6 29 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 26 (2.13%) Atlassian
7 26 (2.13%) Sybase
8 23 (1.88%) HP
9 21 (1.72%) Adobe
9 21 (1.72%) Murex
10 19 (1.55%) Juniper
10 19 (1.55%) Splunk
11 17 (1.39%) Bloomberg
11 17 (1.39%) Teradata
12 15 (1.23%) CheckPoint
13 14 (1.14%) ServiceNow
14 12 (0.98%) Citrix
14 12 (0.98%) Cognos
14 12 (0.98%) MuleSoft
City, London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + 300 on-call allowance p/m
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
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City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago