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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 573 1100 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.25% 18.90% 20.93%
As % of the General category 32.26% 36.04% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 864 978
Median daily rate £525 £511 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.84% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £632 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.86% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -89.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -62.03%
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
1776 3052 3063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.46% 52.43% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 2386 2350
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 27
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £37.24 £43.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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.

1 732 (61.26%) Finance
2 387 (32.38%) Investment Banking
3 339 (28.37%) Java
4 309 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
5 271 (22.68%) SQL
6 173 (14.48%) Oracle
7 153 (12.80%) Front Office
8 145 (12.13%) TDD
9 139 (11.63%) SQL Server
10 132 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 130 (10.88%) Unix
12 125 (10.46%) Derivative
13 124 (10.38%) C#
14 114 (9.54%) Project Management
15 111 (9.29%) Linux
16 107 (8.95%) .NET
17 104 (8.70%) SDLC
18 99 (8.28%) Windows
19 95 (7.95%) Scrum
20 94 (7.87%) JavaScript
21 91 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 91 (7.62%) Fixed Income
22 90 (7.53%) HTML
23 89 (7.45%) Spring
24 88 (7.36%) REST
25 87 (7.28%) Equities
26 86 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
27 82 (6.86%) Migration
28 72 (6.03%) OO
28 72 (6.03%) Microsoft

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 27 (2.26%) Tomcat
2 25 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
4 17 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.00%) Jetty
6 10 (0.84%) Apache
6 10 (0.84%) IIS
6 10 (0.84%) nginx
6 10 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.75%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.67%) SAS
9 7 (0.59%) JBoss
9 7 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.42%) Mule
10 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.42%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.84%) MS Office
3 13 (1.09%) MS Project
4 9 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.084%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.59%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.50%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.25%) Hi Portfolio
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.25%) RMDS
6 2 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.17%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.17%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.084%) Kondor
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.84%) PaaS
4 9 (0.75%) GitHub
5 5 (0.42%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.25%) Heroku
7 2 (0.17%) IaaS
7 2 (0.17%) Office 365
7 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.084%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.084%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.084%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.084%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.084%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.084%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.084%) Route 53
8 1 (0.084%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.92%) DNS
2 22 (1.84%) Firewall
2 22 (1.84%) WAN
3 21 (1.76%) LAN
4 19 (1.59%) SAN
5 12 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.92%) Network Security
7 10 (0.84%) NAS
8 9 (0.75%) Intranet
9 6 (0.50%) HTTP
9 6 (0.50%) Internet
9 6 (0.50%) LDAP
10 5 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.42%) VoIP
10 5 (0.42%) VPN
11 4 (0.33%) DHCP
11 4 (0.33%) DMZ
11 4 (0.33%) PuTTY
11 4 (0.33%) Wireless
12 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 54 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 44 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 44 (3.68%) Relational Database
6 28 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 24 (2.01%) Big Data
9 22 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
9 22 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (1.51%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
12 17 (1.42%) MySQL
13 16 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (1.17%) Apache Hive
14 14 (1.17%) MS Access
15 13 (1.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 50 (4.18%) Maven
2 39 (3.26%) JIRA
3 29 (2.43%) Subversion
4 26 (2.18%) Eclipse
5 25 (2.09%) IntelliJ
6 23 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 23 (1.92%) JUnit
6 23 (1.92%) Selenium
6 23 (1.92%) SpecFlow
7 19 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 18 (1.51%) Git (software)
9 12 (1.00%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.75%) Ant
12 8 (0.67%) ClearCase
13 7 (0.59%) JMeter
13 7 (0.59%) LoadRunner
13 7 (0.59%) Mockito
14 6 (0.50%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 732 (61.26%) Finance
2 387 (32.38%) Investment Banking
3 153 (12.80%) Front Office
4 64 (5.36%) Retail
5 38 (3.18%) Retail Banking
6 36 (3.01%) Financial Institution
7 32 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 28 (2.34%) Back Office
9 18 (1.51%) Marketing
10 11 (0.92%) Advertising
10 11 (0.92%) Legal
11 10 (0.84%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.59%) Games
12 7 (0.59%) Publishing
13 6 (0.50%) Billing
13 6 (0.50%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.42%) Law
15 3 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.17%) International Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 421 (35.23%) Developer
2 261 (21.84%) Analyst
3 216 (18.08%) Java Developer
4 128 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 128 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 86 (7.20%) Project Manager
6 85 (7.11%) Banking Analyst
7 76 (6.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 74 (6.19%) Architect
9 62 (5.19%) Agile Developer
10 60 (5.02%) C# Developer
11 59 (4.94%) Agile Java Developer
12 45 (3.77%) Consultant
13 38 (3.18%) Test Analyst
14 37 (3.10%) Applications Support
15 36 (3.01%) Support Analyst
16 34 (2.85%) SQL Developer
17 33 (2.76%) Administrator
18 32 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
18 32 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (8.95%) .NET
2 90 (7.53%) HTML
3 89 (7.45%) Spring
4 88 (7.36%) REST
5 66 (5.52%) AngularJS
6 60 (5.02%) CSS
7 57 (4.77%) HTML5
8 52 (4.35%) XML
9 45 (3.77%) Web Services
10 43 (3.60%) CSS3
11 37 (3.10%) Node.js
12 35 (2.93%) ASP.NET
13 34 (2.85%) SOAP
14 30 (2.51%) .NET Framework
15 29 (2.43%) GWT
16 27 (2.26%) Struts
16 27 (2.26%) Struts2
16 27 (2.26%) WPF
17 25 (2.09%) JMS
17 25 (2.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 125 (10.46%) Derivative
2 91 (7.62%) Fixed Income
2 91 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 87 (7.28%) Equities
4 86 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (3.01%) Market Risk
6 31 (2.59%) Mathematics
7 27 (2.26%) Credit Risk
8 23 (1.92%) Data Centre
9 21 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.76%) User Experience
10 15 (1.26%) Fintech
11 13 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 12 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
13 11 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.92%) PMI
13 11 (0.92%) Visualisation
14 10 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 130 (10.88%) Unix
2 111 (9.29%) Linux
3 99 (8.28%) Windows
4 35 (2.93%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (1.92%) Solaris
7 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.59%) AIX
10 7 (0.59%) Android
10 7 (0.59%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.25%) zOS
13 2 (0.17%) Mesosphere
13 2 (0.17%) VMS
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.084%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (12.13%) TDD
3 132 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (9.54%) Project Management
5 104 (8.70%) SDLC
6 95 (7.95%) Scrum
7 82 (6.86%) Migration
8 72 (6.03%) OO
9 71 (5.94%) Pair Programming
10 70 (5.86%) Business Analysis
11 62 (5.19%) ITIL
12 60 (5.02%) BDD
13 53 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 52 (4.35%) Risk Management
15 48 (4.02%) Analytics
16 47 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (3.68%) DevOps
17 44 (3.68%) Multithreading
18 40 (3.35%) Data Modelling
19 38 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 339 (28.37%) Java
2 271 (22.68%) SQL
3 124 (10.38%) C#
4 94 (7.87%) JavaScript
5 48 (4.02%) PL/SQL
5 48 (4.02%) Python
6 46 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 39 (3.26%) VBA
8 38 (3.18%) Perl
9 31 (2.59%) T-SQL
10 29 (2.43%) Scala
11 27 (2.26%) C++
12 24 (2.01%) VB
13 17 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.09%) C
15 12 (1.00%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.92%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.84%) Ruby
18 7 (0.59%) VBScript
19 5 (0.42%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (3.01%) Degree
2 20 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 19 (1.59%) CISSP
4 15 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (1.26%) PMP
5 11 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (0.92%) RHCE
6 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.67%) CCIE
7 8 (0.67%) CCNP
7 8 (0.67%) CISA
7 8 (0.67%) CRISC
8 7 (0.59%) CISM
8 7 (0.59%) RHCA
9 6 (0.50%) CCNA
9 6 (0.50%) CGEIT
9 6 (0.50%) MCSE
10 5 (0.42%) IBM Certification
10 5 (0.42%) OCP
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.26%) QA
2 25 (2.09%) MiFID
3 15 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.17%) SEPA
5 12 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (1.00%) FATCA
6 10 (0.84%) COBIT
6 10 (0.84%) EMIR
7 8 (0.67%) SLA
8 4 (0.33%) Basel III
8 4 (0.33%) COREP
8 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.17%) ISO15022
9 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.084%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.084%) Basel II
10 1 (0.084%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.084%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.084%) UCITS
System Software
1 36 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.67%) Docker
5 6 (0.50%) KVM
5 6 (0.50%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.42%) vSphere
6 5 (0.42%) XenApp
7 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.25%) NFS
8 3 (0.25%) SRDF
8 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.25%) Xen
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.17%) RACF
10 1 (0.084%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.084%) Snort
10 1 (0.084%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.084%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.084%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (3.10%) Puppet
2 28 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (1.17%) Ansible
5 13 (1.09%) Control-M
6 9 (0.75%) BladeLogic
7 8 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (0.67%) logstash
7 8 (0.67%) SCCM
8 7 (0.59%) SCOM
9 6 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.50%) RSA Archer
10 5 (0.42%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.42%) Kibana
10 5 (0.42%) Nagios
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (0.33%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.25%) EMC VPLEX
12 3 (0.25%) Mesos
Vendors
1 173 (14.48%) Oracle
2 72 (6.03%) Microsoft
3 42 (3.51%) Sybase
4 37 (3.10%) Cisco
4 37 (3.10%) VMware
5 35 (2.93%) Red Hat
6 29 (2.43%) IBM
7 22 (1.84%) HP
8 20 (1.67%) Murex
9 19 (1.59%) Splunk
10 17 (1.42%) DataSynapse
11 16 (1.34%) Citrix
12 15 (1.26%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.00%) Bloomberg
13 12 (1.00%) EMC
13 12 (1.00%) Informatica
13 12 (1.00%) ION Trading
14 11 (0.92%) DevExpress
15 10 (0.84%) Dell
15 10 (0.84%) Reuters
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millennium Business Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Daily Rate £350 - £400
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago