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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
London / City of London
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 478 623 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.40% 19.53% 17.28%
As % of the General category 32.15% 34.90% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 518 699
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 £400 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% -4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £23.20 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.60 £44.80 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £12.50 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +19.73%

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
1487 1785 2658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.01% 55.96% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 1410 2073
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
Median hourly rate £19.60 £31.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.28% +77.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

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 19 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Banking Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 642 (60.45%) Finance
2 351 (33.05%) Investment Banking
3 305 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (23.45%) Java
5 189 (17.80%) SQL
6 148 (13.94%) Front Office
7 126 (11.86%) SQL Server
8 115 (10.83%) Windows
9 112 (10.55%) JavaScript
9 112 (10.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 112 (10.55%) TDD
10 111 (10.45%) Oracle
11 108 (10.17%) Unix
12 107 (10.08%) Linux
13 104 (9.79%) .NET
13 104 (9.79%) Microsoft
14 101 (9.51%) Python
15 92 (8.66%) HTML
16 90 (8.47%) C#
17 89 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 88 (8.29%) Scrum
18 88 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
19 83 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
20 82 (7.72%) Hadoop
21 78 (7.34%) Project Management
22 75 (7.06%) AngularJS
23 70 (6.59%) Big Data
23 70 (6.59%) Equities
23 70 (6.59%) Derivative
24 69 (6.50%) Scala

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 65 (6.12%) Apache Spark
2 30 (2.82%) Apache
3 29 (2.73%) WebSphere
4 25 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.26%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.98%) IIS
7 16 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
8 13 (1.22%) Apache Pig
8 13 (1.22%) JBoss
9 11 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.94%) Confluence
11 9 (0.85%) Mule
12 8 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.75%) Anypoint
12 8 (0.75%) SAS
13 7 (0.66%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.56%) CMS
14 6 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 65 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.48%) MS Office
3 13 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.13%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.75%) MS Project
7 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.19%) HipChat
9 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.19%) SPSS
10 1 (0.094%) EViews
10 1 (0.094%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 10 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.94%) Loan IQ
2 8 (0.75%) FLEXCUBE
3 6 (0.56%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.56%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.38%) Endur
5 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.28%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.28%) SAP FSCM
6 3 (0.28%) Summit
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
8 1 (0.094%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.094%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.04%) GitHub
4 5 (0.47%) IaaS
5 4 (0.38%) Office 365
6 2 (0.19%) PaaS
6 2 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.094%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.094%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.094%) Firebase
7 1 (0.094%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.86%) Firewall
2 21 (1.98%) SAN
3 19 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.69%) Network Security
5 14 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (1.32%) DNS
5 14 (1.32%) Internet
6 10 (0.94%) DHCP
7 9 (0.85%) LAN
8 8 (0.75%) SSL
8 8 (0.75%) Wireless
9 7 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (0.66%) WAN
10 6 (0.56%) Multicast
11 5 (0.47%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.47%) snoop
12 4 (0.38%) BGP
12 4 (0.38%) NAS
12 4 (0.38%) OSPF
12 4 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 82 (7.72%) Hadoop
3 70 (6.59%) Big Data
4 37 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (3.30%) Oracle Database
6 34 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 31 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (1.69%) HBase
9 18 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.41%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.04%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.04%) Data Lake
14 10 (0.94%) Data Mart
14 10 (0.94%) DB2
14 10 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (0.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 57 (5.37%) Jenkins
2 38 (3.58%) JIRA
3 33 (3.11%) Maven
4 32 (3.01%) Git (software)
5 23 (2.17%) Subversion
6 19 (1.79%) Selenium
7 14 (1.32%) Ant
7 14 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.04%) NUnit
9 10 (0.94%) Visual Studio
10 9 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 9 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.85%) JUnit
10 9 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.75%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.75%) Hudson
11 8 (0.75%) Mockito
12 7 (0.66%) webpack
13 6 (0.56%) Grunt
General
1 642 (60.45%) Finance
2 351 (33.05%) Investment Banking
3 148 (13.94%) Front Office
4 62 (5.84%) Retail
5 47 (4.43%) Back Office
6 39 (3.67%) Retail Banking
7 28 (2.64%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.69%) Advertising
10 16 (1.51%) Games
10 16 (1.51%) Legal
11 12 (1.13%) International Banking
12 10 (0.94%) Marketing
13 9 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
14 5 (0.47%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
15 4 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.38%) Electronics
15 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 393 (37.01%) Developer
2 199 (18.74%) Analyst
3 111 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 110 (10.36%) Business Analyst
5 108 (10.17%) Java Developer
6 86 (8.10%) Architect
7 68 (6.40%) Banking Analyst
8 57 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 50 (4.71%) Project Manager
10 45 (4.24%) Scala Developer
11 44 (4.14%) C# Developer
12 41 (3.86%) .NET Developer
13 35 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
14 34 (3.20%) Consultant
15 31 (2.92%) SQL Developer
16 29 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
17 28 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
18 27 (2.54%) HTML Developer
19 26 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
19 26 (2.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (9.79%) .NET
2 92 (8.66%) HTML
3 75 (7.06%) AngularJS
4 69 (6.50%) CSS
5 64 (6.03%) HTML5
6 57 (5.37%) REST
7 54 (5.08%) Web Services
8 49 (4.61%) Spring
9 45 (4.24%) CSS3
10 43 (4.05%) Akka
11 36 (3.39%) React
12 35 (3.30%) XML
13 32 (3.01%) jQuery
14 31 (2.92%) ASP.NET
15 30 (2.82%) Hibernate
16 28 (2.64%) WPF
17 26 (2.45%) J2EE
17 26 (2.45%) SOAP
18 25 (2.35%) Middleware
19 23 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 83 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (6.59%) Derivative
3 70 (6.59%) Equities
4 58 (5.46%) Fixed Income
5 40 (3.77%) User Experience
6 38 (3.58%) Market Risk
7 35 (3.30%) Fintech
8 27 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 27 (2.54%) Mathematics
9 23 (2.17%) Credit Risk
10 21 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
11 20 (1.88%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.60%) SWIFT
13 16 (1.51%) Data Centre
14 15 (1.41%) Hedge funds
15 14 (1.32%) Data Integration
15 14 (1.32%) Virtual Team
16 13 (1.22%) Data Structures
17 12 (1.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 115 (10.83%) Windows
2 108 (10.17%) Unix
3 107 (10.08%) Linux
4 29 (2.73%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.60%) Android
5 17 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.41%) Solaris
7 14 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.85%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.28%) SUSE
12 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.094%) Fedora
14 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.094%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (10.55%) TDD
3 89 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (8.29%) Scrum
5 78 (7.34%) Project Management
6 68 (6.40%) DevOps
7 67 (6.31%) Business Analysis
7 67 (6.31%) Multithreading
8 62 (5.84%) Risk Management
9 61 (5.74%) OO
10 54 (5.08%) Electronic Trading
11 46 (4.33%) Low Latency
12 44 (4.14%) Analytics
12 44 (4.14%) Migration
13 43 (4.05%) SDLC
14 42 (3.95%) Data Management
15 41 (3.86%) MVC
16 38 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing
17 36 (3.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 249 (23.45%) Java
2 189 (17.80%) SQL
3 112 (10.55%) JavaScript
4 101 (9.51%) Python
5 90 (8.47%) C#
6 69 (6.50%) Scala
7 44 (4.14%) C++
8 31 (2.92%) Perl
9 27 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 25 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 24 (2.26%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.60%) VBA
14 16 (1.51%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.32%) C
16 12 (1.13%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.04%) Haskell
17 11 (1.04%) Ruby
18 10 (0.94%) VB
19 9 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (4.80%) Degree
2 14 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (1.13%) CCNP
3 12 (1.13%) ISEB
4 7 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.56%) CCMSE
5 6 (0.56%) CCSE
5 6 (0.56%) CCSP
6 5 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.38%) CCIE
7 4 (0.38%) MBA
7 4 (0.38%) PhD
7 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.19%) ACCA
9 2 (0.19%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.19%) OCP
9 2 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.61%) QA
2 41 (3.86%) MiFID
3 23 (2.17%) SEPA
4 17 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (0.94%) IFRS
5 10 (0.94%) IFRS 9
6 8 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.66%) EMIR
8 5 (0.47%) SDET
9 4 (0.38%) GDPR
9 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.28%) Basel III
10 3 (0.28%) FATCA
10 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.19%) Basel II
11 2 (0.19%) COBIT
11 2 (0.19%) SLA
11 2 (0.19%) TARGET2
12 1 (0.094%) FINREP
12 1 (0.094%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.41%) Docker
3 13 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.04%) HDFS
5 6 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.28%) XenApp
8 2 (0.19%) Firmware
8 2 (0.19%) XenServer
9 1 (0.094%) NFS
9 1 (0.094%) RACF
9 1 (0.094%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.094%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (3.58%) Puppet
2 23 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.41%) SCCM
4 14 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
5 11 (1.04%) MOM
6 10 (0.94%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.85%) Ansible
8 8 (0.75%) Control-M
8 8 (0.75%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 6 (0.56%) Grafana
11 5 (0.47%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.38%) Nagios
12 4 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.38%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.28%) Netcool
13 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.28%) SCSM
Vendors
1 111 (10.45%) Oracle
2 104 (9.79%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.39%) IBM
4 35 (3.30%) Cisco
5 24 (2.26%) Adobe
5 24 (2.26%) Atlassian
6 21 (1.98%) VMware
7 18 (1.69%) Sybase
8 17 (1.60%) Juniper
8 17 (1.60%) Splunk
9 14 (1.32%) SAP
9 14 (1.32%) TIBCO
10 13 (1.22%) MuleSoft
10 13 (1.22%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.04%) Bloomberg
11 11 (1.04%) Veritas
12 10 (0.94%) CheckPoint
12 10 (0.94%) HP
12 10 (0.94%) Teradata
13 9 (0.85%) Palo Alto
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