The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 47 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 161 401 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.79% 6.79% 8.29%
As % of the General category 8.90% 12.90% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 348 378
Median daily rate £575 £550 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £175.00
Investment 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
1808 3109 2982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.79% 52.61% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 2423 2242
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the City of London region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the City of London region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 381 (100.00%) Banking
2 192 (50.39%) Finance
3 120 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (27.56%) Java
5 101 (26.51%) SQL
5 101 (26.51%) Front Office
6 65 (17.06%) Unix
7 62 (16.27%) C#
8 56 (14.70%) Fixed Income
8 56 (14.70%) Equities
9 55 (14.44%) .NET
10 52 (13.65%) Oracle
11 50 (13.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (12.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 49 (12.86%) Derivative
13 47 (12.34%) Project Management
14 46 (12.07%) TDD
15 38 (9.97%) SQL Server
16 37 (9.71%) Linux
17 36 (9.45%) Business Analysis
18 34 (8.92%) Windows
19 32 (8.40%) HTML
20 31 (8.14%) Multithreading
21 28 (7.35%) SDLC
22 27 (7.09%) OO
22 27 (7.09%) Risk Management
23 26 (6.82%) Oracle Database
24 25 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
24 25 (6.56%) JavaScript
24 25 (6.56%) Market Risk

Investment 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 10 (2.62%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.36%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (2.10%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.84%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.31%) Mule
7 3 (0.79%) JBoss
7 3 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.52%) Apache
8 2 (0.52%) Confluence
8 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.52%) IIS
8 2 (0.52%) Jetty
8 2 (0.52%) SAS
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.57%) MS Project
5 5 (1.31%) MS Office
6 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.79%) Hi Portfolio
3 2 (0.52%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Eikon
4 1 (0.26%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.26%) RMDS
4 1 (0.26%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.31%) GitHub
1 5 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (1.31%) Google Compute Engine
1 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.31%) PaaS
2 4 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.10%) SAN
2 3 (0.79%) Firewall
2 3 (0.79%) NAS
2 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.52%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.52%) DHCP
3 2 (0.52%) DNS
3 2 (0.52%) FTP
3 2 (0.52%) Intranet
3 2 (0.52%) LAN
3 2 (0.52%) Skype
3 2 (0.52%) WAN
3 2 (0.52%) Wireless
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
4 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.26%) PBX
4 1 (0.26%) VoIP
4 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 17 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.94%) KDB
5 14 (3.67%) Big Data
6 12 (3.15%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.31%) MS Access
12 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.31%) Star Schema
13 4 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (1.05%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 16 (4.20%) Jenkins
1 16 (4.20%) Selenium
2 13 (3.41%) JUnit
2 13 (3.41%) Maven
3 10 (2.62%) Cucumber
3 10 (2.62%) JIRA
4 7 (1.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.84%) Subversion
5 6 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (1.57%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.31%) EasyMock
6 5 (1.31%) JMeter
6 5 (1.31%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.31%) Mockito
6 5 (1.31%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (1.05%) Grunt
7 4 (1.05%) NUnit
7 4 (1.05%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.79%) FitNesse
General
1 381 (100.00%) Banking
2 192 (50.39%) Finance
3 101 (26.51%) Front Office
4 18 (4.72%) Back Office
5 13 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.10%) Marketing
7 6 (1.57%) Legal
8 4 (1.05%) Billing
8 4 (1.05%) Retail
9 3 (0.79%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (38.06%) Developer
2 94 (24.67%) Analyst
3 69 (18.11%) Java Developer
4 54 (14.17%) Business Analyst
5 49 (12.86%) Senior Developer
6 44 (11.55%) Banking Analyst
7 38 (9.97%) C# Developer
8 37 (9.71%) Project Manager
9 23 (6.04%) Front Office Developer
10 21 (5.51%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 20 (5.25%) Applications Support
11 20 (5.25%) Senior Java Developer
12 18 (4.72%) Senior C# Developer
13 17 (4.46%) Banking Business Analyst
13 17 (4.46%) Consultant
14 16 (4.20%) Architect
15 15 (3.94%) .NET Developer
16 14 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.67%) C# WPF Developer
16 14 (3.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.44%) .NET
2 32 (8.40%) HTML
3 24 (6.30%) Spring
4 21 (5.51%) CSS
5 20 (5.25%) HTML5
6 19 (4.99%) AngularJS
7 18 (4.72%) XML
8 17 (4.46%) WPF
9 16 (4.20%) FIX Protocol
10 15 (3.94%) .NET Framework
10 15 (3.94%) CSS3
11 14 (3.67%) JMS
12 13 (3.41%) Reactive Extensions
12 13 (3.41%) Task Parallel Library
13 12 (3.15%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.15%) REST
14 11 (2.89%) Hibernate
14 11 (2.89%) J2EE
15 10 (2.62%) Middleware
16 9 (2.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.70%) Equities
1 56 (14.70%) Fixed Income
2 49 (12.86%) Derivative
2 49 (12.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.56%) Market Risk
4 16 (4.20%) Credit Risk
5 14 (3.67%) Fintech
6 11 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.89%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.89%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.36%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.10%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.10%) User Experience
9 6 (1.57%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.31%) Data Extraction
10 5 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.06%) Unix
2 37 (9.71%) Linux
3 34 (8.92%) Windows
4 8 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.57%) Solaris
6 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.52%) AIX
8 2 (0.52%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (13.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (12.34%) Project Management
4 46 (12.07%) TDD
5 36 (9.45%) Business Analysis
6 31 (8.14%) Multithreading
7 28 (7.35%) SDLC
8 27 (7.09%) OO
8 27 (7.09%) Risk Management
9 23 (6.04%) Scrum
10 20 (5.25%) Analytics
11 18 (4.72%) Data Modelling
12 16 (4.20%) BDD
12 16 (4.20%) Unit Testing
12 16 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (3.94%) Algorithmic Trading
13 15 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (3.94%) Open Source
14 14 (3.67%) ITIL
14 14 (3.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 105 (27.56%) Java
2 101 (26.51%) SQL
3 62 (16.27%) C#
4 25 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 21 (5.51%) Shell Script
6 18 (4.72%) PL/SQL
7 14 (3.67%) Perl
7 14 (3.67%) Python
7 14 (3.67%) VBA
8 13 (3.41%) VB
9 11 (2.89%) Scala
10 9 (2.36%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.84%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.31%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.05%) Haskell
15 3 (0.79%) C++
16 2 (0.52%) C
16 2 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (1.57%) Degree
2 3 (0.79%) CCA
2 3 (0.79%) CISA
2 3 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (0.52%) ACCA
3 2 (0.52%) CISM
3 2 (0.52%) CISSP
3 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.26%) CIMA
4 1 (0.26%) MCITP
4 1 (0.26%) MCSE
4 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.72%) MiFID
2 16 (4.20%) QA
3 6 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (1.57%) EMIR
4 4 (1.05%) FATCA
5 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) Basel II
6 1 (0.26%) Basel III
6 1 (0.26%) COREP
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) SEPA
6 1 (0.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.57%) Docker
1 6 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.05%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.79%) XenApp
4 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.26%) HDFS
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) KVM
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.26%) SRDF
5 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.62%) Puppet
2 9 (2.36%) Ansible
3 6 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.31%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.79%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.52%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.52%) Kibana
6 2 (0.52%) logstash
6 2 (0.52%) Mesos
6 2 (0.52%) Salt
7 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.26%) EnCase
7 1 (0.26%) FTK
7 1 (0.26%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 52 (13.65%) Oracle
2 18 (4.72%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.20%) Murex
4 15 (3.94%) Sybase
5 11 (2.89%) DevExpress
6 10 (2.62%) VMware
7 9 (2.36%) ION Trading
7 9 (2.36%) Splunk
8 7 (1.84%) Google
8 7 (1.84%) HP
8 7 (1.84%) IBM
9 6 (1.57%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.57%) Fidessa
9 6 (1.57%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.31%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.31%) Cisco
10 5 (1.31%) Citrix
10 5 (1.31%) Dell
10 5 (1.31%) Informatica
11 4 (1.05%) Red Hat
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