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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 625 984 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.17% 21.25% 18.83%
As % of the General category 35.29% 40.13% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 780 828
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +16.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+78.78% +50.00%
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
1771 2452 2985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.50% 52.96% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1901 2216
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 31
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.13 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £27.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 754 (62.16%) Finance
2 365 (30.09%) Investment Banking
3 333 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 284 (23.41%) Java
5 254 (20.94%) SQL
6 161 (13.27%) Oracle
7 146 (12.04%) Linux
8 137 (11.29%) Unix
9 130 (10.72%) Front Office
10 127 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 125 (10.31%) SQL Server
12 121 (9.98%) JavaScript
13 113 (9.32%) HTML
14 112 (9.23%) Project Management
15 107 (8.82%) TDD
15 107 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
16 104 (8.57%) Windows
17 103 (8.49%) C#
18 99 (8.16%) AngularJS
19 95 (7.83%) .NET
20 90 (7.42%) CSS
20 90 (7.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 86 (7.09%) Migration
21 86 (7.09%) HTML5
22 84 (6.92%) ITIL
23 83 (6.84%) Retail
24 82 (6.76%) Microsoft
25 80 (6.60%) OO
26 79 (6.51%) Derivative
27 78 (6.43%) 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 32 (2.64%) WebSphere
2 30 (2.47%) Apache Spark
3 28 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.73%) Apache
5 18 (1.48%) SAS
6 14 (1.15%) IIS
7 11 (0.91%) JBoss
7 11 (0.91%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (0.74%) Jetty
8 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.66%) Confluence
9 8 (0.66%) nginx
9 8 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.49%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.41%) CMS
11 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 43 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.64%) MS Office
3 17 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.74%) MS Project
6 7 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.33%) SPSS
9 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.082%) EViews
9 1 (0.082%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.082%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.25%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.25%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.25%) Summit
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.16%) RMDS
4 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.082%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.082%) Eikon
5 1 (0.082%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.66%) GitHub
3 8 (0.66%) PaaS
4 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
5 4 (0.33%) Office 365
5 4 (0.33%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.25%) IaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Apcera
7 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.16%) SaaS
8 1 (0.082%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.082%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.082%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.082%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.05%) Firewall
2 31 (2.56%) WAN
3 29 (2.39%) DNS
4 28 (2.31%) LAN
5 16 (1.32%) Internet
6 13 (1.07%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.99%) Network Security
8 11 (0.91%) SAN
9 10 (0.82%) Intranet
9 10 (0.82%) Wireless
10 7 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (0.58%) DMZ
10 7 (0.58%) HTTP
10 7 (0.58%) LDAP
10 7 (0.58%) VoIP
11 6 (0.49%) NAS
11 6 (0.49%) Skype
12 5 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.41%) DHCP
13 4 (0.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 46 (3.79%) Hadoop
4 44 (3.63%) Big Data
5 39 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 21 (1.73%) NoSQL
9 20 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
10 19 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (1.32%) KDB
13 15 (1.24%) MongoDB
13 15 (1.24%) MySQL
13 15 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (0.99%) QlikView
15 11 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (0.82%) MS Access
16 10 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (5.28%) Maven
2 34 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 34 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 29 (2.39%) JIRA
4 26 (2.14%) Eclipse
5 22 (1.81%) IntelliJ
5 22 (1.81%) JUnit
5 22 (1.81%) Subversion
6 21 (1.73%) TeamCity
7 19 (1.57%) Selenium
8 18 (1.48%) Ant
9 12 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.82%) Grunt
11 9 (0.74%) JMeter
11 9 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.66%) NUnit
13 7 (0.58%) LoadRunner
14 6 (0.49%) MSBuild
15 5 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 754 (62.16%) Finance
2 365 (30.09%) Investment Banking
3 130 (10.72%) Front Office
4 83 (6.84%) Retail
5 49 (4.04%) Retail Banking
6 43 (3.54%) Financial Institution
7 39 (3.22%) Back Office
8 25 (2.06%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.90%) Marketing
10 17 (1.40%) Legal
11 11 (0.91%) Advertising
12 7 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.49%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.49%) Publishing
14 5 (0.41%) Billing
14 5 (0.41%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.33%) Games
15 4 (0.33%) Law
15 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 396 (32.65%) Developer
2 243 (20.03%) Analyst
3 151 (12.45%) Java Developer
4 126 (10.39%) Senior Developer
5 107 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 98 (8.08%) Project Manager
7 77 (6.35%) Banking Analyst
8 74 (6.10%) Architect
9 65 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
10 56 (4.62%) C# Developer
11 48 (3.96%) Administrator
12 47 (3.87%) Consultant
13 40 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
13 40 (3.30%) SQL Developer
14 38 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
14 38 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
15 36 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
16 33 (2.72%) Agile Developer
17 32 (2.64%) Banking Business Analyst
17 32 (2.64%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (9.32%) HTML
2 99 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 95 (7.83%) .NET
4 90 (7.42%) CSS
5 86 (7.09%) HTML5
6 71 (5.85%) CSS3
7 64 (5.28%) Spring
8 50 (4.12%) XML
9 41 (3.38%) Node.js
10 39 (3.22%) REST
11 34 (2.80%) Web Services
12 31 (2.56%) ASP.NET
13 30 (2.47%) WPF
14 27 (2.23%) GWT
15 25 (2.06%) React
15 25 (2.06%) Struts
15 25 (2.06%) Struts2
16 24 (1.98%) jQuery
17 21 (1.73%) .NET Framework
18 19 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (7.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 79 (6.51%) Derivative
4 62 (5.11%) Equities
5 58 (4.78%) Fixed Income
6 43 (3.54%) User Experience
7 42 (3.46%) Fintech
8 34 (2.80%) Market Risk
9 32 (2.64%) Data Centre
10 31 (2.56%) Credit Risk
11 26 (2.14%) Mathematics
12 23 (1.90%) Hedge funds
13 22 (1.81%) Computer Science
13 22 (1.81%) Virtual Team
14 21 (1.73%) Mobile Banking
15 14 (1.15%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.99%) Data Structures
17 11 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
18 10 (0.82%) Blackberry
18 10 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 146 (12.04%) Linux
2 137 (11.29%) Unix
3 104 (8.57%) Windows
4 40 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (1.73%) Solaris
7 15 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.33%) Android
12 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.25%) zOS
14 2 (0.16%) AIX
14 2 (0.16%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 112 (9.23%) Project Management
4 107 (8.82%) TDD
5 86 (7.09%) Migration
6 84 (6.92%) ITIL
7 80 (6.60%) OO
8 78 (6.43%) Business Analysis
9 71 (5.85%) Scrum
10 70 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (5.77%) DevOps
11 67 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 63 (5.19%) SDLC
13 55 (4.53%) BDD
14 50 (4.12%) Low Latency
15 48 (3.96%) Risk Management
16 45 (3.71%) Data Management
17 44 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
18 43 (3.54%) Analytics
19 39 (3.22%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 284 (23.41%) Java
2 254 (20.94%) SQL
3 121 (9.98%) JavaScript
4 103 (8.49%) C#
5 73 (6.02%) Python
6 39 (3.22%) PL/SQL
6 39 (3.22%) Scala
7 34 (2.80%) Perl
8 33 (2.72%) VBA
9 31 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 25 (2.06%) C++
11 24 (1.98%) C
12 22 (1.81%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.48%) VB
14 13 (1.07%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.91%) Ruby
16 9 (0.74%) VBScript
17 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.58%) Haskell
18 7 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (3.63%) Degree
2 22 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (1.65%) CISSP
3 20 (1.65%) RHCE
4 19 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (1.24%) RHCA
7 14 (1.15%) PMP
8 12 (0.99%) CCNP
8 12 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.91%) CCIE
10 10 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.74%) IBM Certification
11 9 (0.74%) MCSE
11 9 (0.74%) OCP
12 8 (0.66%) ISEB
12 8 (0.66%) MCITP
13 7 (0.58%) CRISC
13 7 (0.58%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.49%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.56%) QA
2 29 (2.39%) MiFID
3 17 (1.40%) SEPA
4 12 (0.99%) COBIT
5 10 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.74%) FATCA
7 7 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.41%) Basel III
8 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.33%) EMIR
9 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.33%) SDET
10 3 (0.25%) Basel II
10 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.16%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.16%) SLA
11 2 (0.16%) TARGET2
12 1 (0.082%) COREP
12 1 (0.082%) ISO20022
System Software
1 34 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (1.15%) Docker
5 9 (0.74%) KVM
6 7 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.41%) Xen
9 4 (0.33%) RACF
9 4 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.25%) NFS
10 3 (0.25%) SRDF
11 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.16%) XenApp
12 1 (0.082%) ACF2
12 1 (0.082%) HDFS
12 1 (0.082%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.082%) vSphere
12 1 (0.082%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.082%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (4.20%) Puppet
2 41 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.73%) Ansible
4 15 (1.24%) SCCM
5 14 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.91%) Control-M
7 8 (0.66%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (0.49%) RSA Archer
9 5 (0.41%) logstash
10 4 (0.33%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.33%) zSecure
11 3 (0.25%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.25%) Dollar Universe
11 3 (0.25%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (0.25%) SCOM
11 3 (0.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 161 (13.27%) Oracle
2 82 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 54 (4.45%) Cisco
4 40 (3.30%) IBM
4 40 (3.30%) Red Hat
5 37 (3.05%) VMware
6 32 (2.64%) HP
7 24 (1.98%) Murex
8 22 (1.81%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.81%) Splunk
9 18 (1.48%) Juniper
10 17 (1.40%) Sybase
11 14 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
12 13 (1.07%) Bloomberg
12 13 (1.07%) Teradata
13 12 (0.99%) Citrix
13 12 (0.99%) F5
14 11 (0.91%) Dell
14 11 (0.91%) EMC
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £675 - £725 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £495 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £560.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago