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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 29 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 213 393 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.10% 7.16% 8.73%
As % of the General category 11.63% 13.66% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 325 457
Median daily rate £550 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £424
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1832 2877 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.51% 52.42% 53.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 2239 2516
Median daily rate £513 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 48
Median hourly rate £18.99 £19.72 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -9.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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.

1 463 (100.00%) Banking
2 225 (48.60%) Finance
3 136 (29.37%) SQL
4 130 (28.08%) Front Office
5 110 (23.76%) Java
6 106 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (18.79%) Unix
8 83 (17.93%) C#
9 76 (16.41%) Derivative
10 72 (15.55%) Equities
11 70 (15.12%) Fixed Income
12 68 (14.69%) Oracle
13 61 (13.17%) SQL Server
14 58 (12.53%) .NET
15 54 (11.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 50 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 49 (10.58%) Project Management
18 48 (10.37%) TDD
19 47 (10.15%) Business Analysis
20 42 (9.07%) Multithreading
21 37 (7.99%) Linux
22 36 (7.78%) Windows
23 34 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
24 32 (6.91%) Oracle Database
24 32 (6.91%) Migration
25 31 (6.70%) Sybase
26 30 (6.48%) Back Office
27 28 (6.05%) Risk Management
27 28 (6.05%) Spring
28 27 (5.83%) 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 16 (3.46%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.30%) Node.js
5 5 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.08%) Mule
5 5 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.65%) Apache
7 3 (0.65%) Confluence
7 3 (0.65%) Jetty
7 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.43%) IIS
8 2 (0.43%) JBoss
8 2 (0.43%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.51%) MS Project
4 4 (0.86%) MS Office
5 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.73%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.86%) RMDS
4 3 (0.65%) Hi Portfolio
4 3 (0.65%) Summit
5 2 (0.43%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.43%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.22%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Eikon
6 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.65%) PaaS
3 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.73%) SAN
2 6 (1.30%) Firewall
2 6 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.65%) NAS
3 3 (0.65%) Network Security
4 2 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.43%) FTP
4 2 (0.43%) Intranet
4 2 (0.43%) Multicast
4 2 (0.43%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.22%) DHCP
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) Extranet
5 1 (0.22%) HTTP
5 1 (0.22%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.22%) LAN
5 1 (0.22%) PBX
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.91%) Oracle Database
3 25 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.02%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.51%) KDB
8 7 (1.51%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.08%) Big Data
9 5 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.08%) Star Schema
10 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.86%) Data Mart
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (4.75%) Subversion
2 20 (4.32%) JIRA
3 12 (2.59%) Maven
4 10 (2.16%) JUnit
5 9 (1.94%) Selenium
6 8 (1.73%) ClearCase
6 8 (1.73%) ClearQuest
6 8 (1.73%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.73%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.51%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.51%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.08%) EasyMock
8 5 (1.08%) JMeter
8 5 (1.08%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.08%) Mockito
8 5 (1.08%) PowerDesigner
8 5 (1.08%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.86%) FitNesse
9 4 (0.86%) NUnit
10 3 (0.65%) CruiseControl
General
1 463 (100.00%) Banking
2 225 (48.60%) Finance
3 130 (28.08%) Front Office
4 30 (6.48%) Back Office
5 7 (1.51%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.51%) Retail
6 6 (1.30%) General Ledger
7 4 (0.86%) Billing
7 4 (0.86%) Legal
8 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) International Banking
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (34.56%) Developer
2 135 (29.16%) Analyst
3 88 (19.01%) Business Analyst
4 66 (14.25%) Java Developer
5 50 (10.80%) Banking Analyst
6 46 (9.94%) Senior Developer
7 44 (9.50%) C# Developer
8 41 (8.86%) Project Manager
9 26 (5.62%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 26 (5.62%) Front Office Developer
10 24 (5.18%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (4.32%) Banking Business Analyst
11 20 (4.32%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 19 (4.10%) .NET Developer
12 19 (4.10%) C# WPF Developer
12 19 (4.10%) WPF Developer
13 18 (3.89%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (3.67%) Consultant
14 17 (3.67%) SQL Developer
14 17 (3.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.53%) .NET
2 28 (6.05%) Spring
3 27 (5.83%) HTML
4 26 (5.62%) FIX Protocol
5 25 (5.40%) WPF
6 18 (3.89%) Middleware
7 17 (3.67%) .NET Framework
7 17 (3.67%) AngularJS
8 16 (3.46%) JMS
8 16 (3.46%) XML
9 15 (3.24%) HTML5
10 13 (2.81%) Hibernate
10 13 (2.81%) REST
10 13 (2.81%) WCF
11 12 (2.59%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.59%) Reactive Extensions
11 12 (2.59%) Task Parallel Library
12 10 (2.16%) CSS
12 10 (2.16%) XSLT
13 9 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (16.41%) Derivative
2 72 (15.55%) Equities
3 70 (15.12%) Fixed Income
4 54 (11.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (5.83%) Market Risk
7 19 (4.10%) Credit Risk
8 13 (2.81%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.81%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (2.38%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.73%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.73%) Fintech
11 7 (1.51%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 7 (1.51%) User Experience
12 6 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.30%) Data Extraction
12 6 (1.30%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 87 (18.79%) Unix
2 37 (7.99%) Linux
3 36 (7.78%) Windows
4 10 (2.16%) Solaris
4 10 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.43%) AIX
8 2 (0.43%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) SUSE
9 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (10.58%) Project Management
4 48 (10.37%) TDD
5 47 (10.15%) Business Analysis
6 42 (9.07%) Multithreading
7 32 (6.91%) Migration
8 28 (6.05%) Risk Management
9 27 (5.83%) Electronic Trading
10 25 (5.40%) Data Modelling
11 24 (5.18%) Data Analysis
11 24 (5.18%) OO
12 23 (4.97%) Analytics
12 23 (4.97%) SDLC
13 22 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (4.10%) ITIL
15 18 (3.89%) Configuration Management
16 17 (3.67%) Asset Management
16 17 (3.67%) Scrum
16 17 (3.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 136 (29.37%) SQL
2 110 (23.76%) Java
3 83 (17.93%) C#
4 25 (5.40%) Perl
5 24 (5.18%) Shell Script
6 23 (4.97%) JavaScript
7 21 (4.54%) T-SQL
7 21 (4.54%) VB
8 19 (4.10%) VBA
9 17 (3.67%) PL/SQL
9 17 (3.67%) Python
10 12 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.73%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.51%) Scala
14 5 (1.08%) C
14 5 (1.08%) C++
15 4 (0.86%) XAML
16 2 (0.43%) Korn
16 2 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (4.75%) Degree
2 10 (2.16%) CISA
3 6 (1.30%) CISM
4 4 (0.86%) CISSP
5 3 (0.65%) ACCA
5 3 (0.65%) CCA
5 3 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.65%) PMP
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CIMA
7 1 (0.22%) GIAC
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.22%) MCITP
7 1 (0.22%) MCSE
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.75%) MiFID
2 15 (3.24%) QA
3 9 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (1.94%) EMIR
4 6 (1.30%) Basel III
4 6 (1.30%) FATCA
5 5 (1.08%) COREP
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.30%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.86%) NFS
4 4 (0.86%) XenApp
5 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.43%) Docker
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.43%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.22%) KVM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.22%) SRDF
7 1 (0.22%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.22%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (2.59%) Puppet
2 9 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.94%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (1.08%) Ganglia
3 5 (1.08%) Kibana
3 5 (1.08%) logstash
4 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.65%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.65%) Mesos
6 2 (0.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.43%) Nagios
6 2 (0.43%) SCCM
6 2 (0.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.22%) Control-M
7 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 68 (14.69%) Oracle
2 31 (6.70%) Sybase
3 25 (5.40%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.67%) VMware
5 14 (3.02%) ION Trading
5 14 (3.02%) Murex
6 13 (2.81%) DataSynapse
7 12 (2.59%) HP
8 11 (2.38%) DevExpress
8 11 (2.38%) IBM
8 11 (2.38%) Reuters
9 9 (1.94%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.73%) Cisco
10 8 (1.73%) Citrix
10 8 (1.73%) Splunk
11 7 (1.51%) Fidessa
11 7 (1.51%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.30%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.08%) Dell
13 5 (1.08%) SunGard
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