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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 629 1117 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.09% 20.78% 18.98%
As % of the General category 34.39% 39.03% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 891 829
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £12.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+131.37% -26.08%
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
1829 2862 2942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.59% 53.24% 50.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1477 2224 2178
Median daily rate £498 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £40.00 £31.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.57% +14.80%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 751 (62.74%) Finance
2 352 (29.41%) Investment Banking
3 322 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (24.06%) Java
5 258 (21.55%) SQL
6 163 (13.62%) Oracle
7 138 (11.53%) Linux
8 134 (11.19%) Unix
9 133 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 133 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 130 (10.86%) Front Office
11 114 (9.52%) C#
12 113 (9.44%) Project Management
13 112 (9.36%) JavaScript
13 112 (9.36%) TDD
14 107 (8.94%) HTML
15 104 (8.69%) Windows
16 102 (8.52%) .NET
17 97 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
18 88 (7.35%) AngularJS
19 84 (7.02%) Migration
20 82 (6.85%) Microsoft
20 82 (6.85%) CSS
21 81 (6.77%) HTML5
22 80 (6.68%) Retail
22 80 (6.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 79 (6.60%) ITIL
23 79 (6.60%) Derivative
24 73 (6.10%) Business Analysis
25 72 (6.02%) Spring

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 29 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 26 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 21 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.25%) Apache
5 14 (1.17%) SAS
6 12 (1.00%) IIS
6 12 (1.00%) Jetty
6 12 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 11 (0.92%) JBoss
8 10 (0.84%) nginx
8 10 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (0.75%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.67%) Confluence
11 6 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.42%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 47 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.76%) MS Office
3 20 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.75%) MS Project
6 7 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.25%) SPSS
9 1 (0.084%) EViews
9 1 (0.084%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.084%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.25%) Summit
5 2 (0.17%) Hi Portfolio
5 2 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) RMDS
5 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.084%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.084%) Findur
6 1 (0.084%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.084%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.00%) PaaS
4 7 (0.58%) GitHub
5 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.42%) Google Compute Engine
5 5 (0.42%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.25%) Heroku
6 3 (0.25%) IaaS
7 2 (0.17%) Apcera
7 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.17%) Office 365
7 2 (0.17%) SaaS
8 1 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.084%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.084%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.084%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.084%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.76%) WAN
2 30 (2.51%) Firewall
3 29 (2.42%) DNS
3 29 (2.42%) LAN
4 14 (1.17%) SAN
5 13 (1.09%) Internet
5 13 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.92%) Intranet
6 11 (0.92%) Network Security
7 9 (0.75%) NAS
8 8 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (0.67%) LDAP
8 8 (0.67%) VoIP
8 8 (0.67%) Wireless
9 7 (0.58%) HTTP
10 6 (0.50%) Skype
11 5 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.42%) DMZ
11 5 (0.42%) MPLS
12 3 (0.25%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.01%) Oracle Database
3 37 (3.09%) Big Data
4 35 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 31 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 28 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 20 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
11 17 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.34%) KDB
12 16 (1.34%) MySQL
13 15 (1.25%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.00%) MS Access
14 12 (1.00%) QlikView
14 12 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.92%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 63 (5.26%) Maven
2 32 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 32 (2.67%) JIRA
3 29 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 28 (2.34%) Eclipse
5 25 (2.09%) IntelliJ
6 23 (1.92%) JUnit
6 23 (1.92%) Selenium
6 23 (1.92%) Subversion
7 20 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.50%) Ant
9 12 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.92%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (0.84%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.75%) JMeter
13 8 (0.67%) Grunt
14 7 (0.58%) LoadRunner
14 7 (0.58%) MSBuild
14 7 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 751 (62.74%) Finance
2 352 (29.41%) Investment Banking
3 130 (10.86%) Front Office
4 80 (6.68%) Retail
5 48 (4.01%) Retail Banking
6 42 (3.51%) Financial Institution
7 36 (3.01%) Back Office
8 27 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.84%) Marketing
10 16 (1.34%) Legal
11 11 (0.92%) Advertising
12 7 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (0.58%) Publishing
13 6 (0.50%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.50%) Law
14 5 (0.42%) Billing
15 4 (0.33%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.25%) Games
17 2 (0.17%) French Language
17 2 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 401 (33.50%) Developer
2 236 (19.72%) Analyst
3 165 (13.78%) Java Developer
4 131 (10.94%) Senior Developer
5 101 (8.44%) Project Manager
6 98 (8.19%) Business Analyst
7 79 (6.60%) Banking Analyst
8 71 (5.93%) Architect
9 67 (5.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 66 (5.51%) C# Developer
11 50 (4.18%) Consultant
12 47 (3.93%) Administrator
13 41 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
14 39 (3.26%) SQL Developer
15 36 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
16 34 (2.84%) Agile Developer
17 32 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
18 31 (2.59%) JavaScript Developer
18 31 (2.59%) Test Analyst
19 30 (2.51%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (8.94%) HTML
2 102 (8.52%) .NET
3 88 (7.35%) AngularJS
4 82 (6.85%) CSS
5 81 (6.77%) HTML5
6 72 (6.02%) Spring
7 63 (5.26%) CSS3
8 53 (4.43%) XML
9 42 (3.51%) Node.js
10 39 (3.26%) REST
11 36 (3.01%) Web Services
11 36 (3.01%) WPF
12 35 (2.92%) ASP.NET
13 29 (2.42%) GWT
14 27 (2.26%) Struts
14 27 (2.26%) Struts2
15 24 (2.01%) .NET Framework
15 24 (2.01%) SOAP
16 23 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (1.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (6.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 79 (6.60%) Derivative
4 61 (5.10%) Equities
5 56 (4.68%) Fixed Income
6 39 (3.26%) User Experience
7 38 (3.17%) Market Risk
8 32 (2.67%) Credit Risk
8 32 (2.67%) Fintech
9 29 (2.42%) Data Centre
10 26 (2.17%) Mathematics
11 21 (1.75%) Hedge funds
12 20 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
13 19 (1.59%) Computer Science
14 17 (1.42%) Virtual Team
15 15 (1.25%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.00%) Data Structures
17 10 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
18 8 (0.67%) Blackberry
18 8 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 138 (11.53%) Linux
2 134 (11.19%) Unix
3 104 (8.69%) Windows
4 39 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 35 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.09%) Solaris
7 15 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.42%) Android
12 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.33%) AIX
14 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.25%) zOS
15 2 (0.17%) Mesosphere
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 113 (9.44%) Project Management
4 112 (9.36%) TDD
5 84 (7.02%) Migration
6 79 (6.60%) ITIL
7 73 (6.10%) Business Analysis
8 70 (5.85%) Scrum
9 68 (5.68%) OO
10 67 (5.60%) DevOps
10 67 (5.60%) SDLC
11 66 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (5.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 57 (4.76%) BDD
14 49 (4.09%) Risk Management
15 46 (3.84%) Low Latency
16 45 (3.76%) Multithreading
17 44 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
18 39 (3.26%) Analytics
19 38 (3.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 288 (24.06%) Java
2 258 (21.55%) SQL
3 114 (9.52%) C#
4 112 (9.36%) JavaScript
5 67 (5.60%) Python
6 43 (3.59%) VBA
7 40 (3.34%) PL/SQL
8 36 (3.01%) Perl
8 36 (3.01%) Scala
9 31 (2.59%) Shell Script
10 20 (1.67%) C
10 20 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 19 (1.59%) C++
11 19 (1.59%) VB
12 16 (1.34%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.09%) Ruby
14 9 (0.75%) VBScript
15 8 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.67%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.58%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 37 (3.09%) Degree
2 24 (2.01%) CISSP
3 22 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.50%) RHCE
5 17 (1.42%) PMP
6 15 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (1.17%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.17%) RHCA
8 13 (1.09%) CCNP
9 10 (0.84%) CCIE
10 9 (0.75%) MCSE
11 8 (0.67%) CRISC
11 8 (0.67%) IBM Certification
11 8 (0.67%) OCP
11 8 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.58%) CCNA
12 7 (0.58%) CISA
12 7 (0.58%) ISEB
12 7 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.09%) QA
2 24 (2.01%) MiFID
3 13 (1.09%) COBIT
3 13 (1.09%) SEPA
4 10 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.84%) FATCA
5 7 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.33%) Basel III
7 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.25%) EMIR
9 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.17%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.17%) SLA
10 1 (0.084%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.084%) COREP
10 1 (0.084%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.084%) SDET
10 1 (0.084%) UCITS
System Software
1 36 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.34%) Docker
4 14 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (0.84%) KVM
6 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.42%) Xen
8 4 (0.33%) RACF
8 4 (0.33%) vSphere
9 3 (0.25%) NFS
9 3 (0.25%) SRDF
9 3 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.17%) XenApp
11 1 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.084%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.084%) vCloud
11 1 (0.084%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.084%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.084%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (4.26%) Puppet
2 41 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.84%) Ansible
4 14 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.84%) BladeLogic
5 10 (0.84%) Control-M
5 10 (0.84%) SCCM
6 6 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (0.50%) RSA Archer
7 5 (0.42%) logstash
8 4 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.33%) zSecure
9 3 (0.25%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.25%) Dollar Universe
9 3 (0.25%) EMC VPLEX
9 3 (0.25%) Salt
9 3 (0.25%) SCOM
10 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 163 (13.62%) Oracle
2 82 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 53 (4.43%) Cisco
4 42 (3.51%) IBM
4 42 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 38 (3.17%) VMware
6 32 (2.67%) HP
7 23 (1.92%) Sybase
8 22 (1.84%) Murex
9 21 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 21 (1.75%) Splunk
10 16 (1.34%) Citrix
11 15 (1.25%) CheckPoint
12 14 (1.17%) Dell
12 14 (1.17%) Juniper
13 13 (1.09%) Cyber-Ark
14 10 (0.84%) Bloomberg
14 10 (0.84%) Intel Security
14 10 (0.84%) Qualys
15 9 (0.75%) Teradata
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