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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
London / City of London
Rank 37 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 148 228 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.02% 7.26% 5.69%
As % of the General category 9.90% 13.01% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 202 242
Median daily rate £600 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1495 1753 2654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.70% 55.85% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1390 2062
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 £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 14
Median hourly rate £19.60 £32.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.76% +79.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £24.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 358 (100.00%) Banking
2 203 (56.70%) Finance
3 120 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (32.96%) Java
5 97 (27.09%) Front Office
6 64 (17.88%) SQL
6 64 (17.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 55 (15.36%) TDD
8 52 (14.53%) Derivative
9 49 (13.69%) Equities
10 47 (13.13%) Scala
10 47 (13.13%) Hadoop
11 46 (12.85%) JavaScript
12 45 (12.57%) Python
12 45 (12.57%) Business Analysis
13 44 (12.29%) Multithreading
13 44 (12.29%) Apache Spark
14 42 (11.73%) Unix
15 41 (11.45%) Oracle
16 37 (10.34%) Scrum
17 36 (10.06%) Fixed Income
17 36 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (9.78%) HTML
18 35 (9.78%) Project Management
19 34 (9.50%) Risk Management
20 33 (9.22%) C#
21 32 (8.94%) MS Excel
21 32 (8.94%) Big Data
22 31 (8.66%) OO
22 31 (8.66%) SQL Server

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 44 (12.29%) Apache Spark
2 16 (4.47%) Apache
3 11 (3.07%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (1.68%) Apache Pig
4 6 (1.68%) Confluence
4 6 (1.68%) Mule
4 6 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.68%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.12%) FileNet
5 4 (1.12%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.84%) IIS
6 3 (0.84%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.28%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 32 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.51%) MS Office
3 8 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.56%) Summit
4 1 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.28%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.28%) Minerva
4 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.28%) RMDS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.28%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.28%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.96%) GitHub
2 3 (0.84%) IaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.12%) Firewall
1 4 (1.12%) SAN
1 4 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.84%) Multicast
3 2 (0.56%) AMQP
3 2 (0.56%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.28%) BGP
4 1 (0.28%) DHCP
4 1 (0.28%) DMZ
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.28%) IPsec
4 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.28%) LAN
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) OSPF
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) VRRP
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.13%) Hadoop
2 32 (8.94%) Big Data
3 31 (8.66%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.91%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.23%) HBase
10 5 (1.40%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.84%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.84%) Impala
11 3 (0.84%) KDB
11 3 (0.84%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.56%) MySQL
12 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.03%) JIRA
2 12 (3.35%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.07%) Maven
4 10 (2.79%) Subversion
5 7 (1.96%) JUnit
5 7 (1.96%) Mockito
5 7 (1.96%) Selenium
6 6 (1.68%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.68%) EasyMock
6 6 (1.68%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.40%) NUnit
8 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.84%) Ant
9 3 (0.84%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.56%) NeoLoad
11 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
General
1 358 (100.00%) Banking
2 203 (56.70%) Finance
3 97 (27.09%) Front Office
4 26 (7.26%) Back Office
5 13 (3.63%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.23%) Legal
7 5 (1.40%) Prime Brokerage
7 5 (1.40%) Retail
7 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.12%) Games
9 3 (0.84%) Marketing
10 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) International Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 172 (48.04%) Developer
2 71 (19.83%) Analyst
3 61 (17.04%) Java Developer
4 54 (15.08%) Business Analyst
5 43 (12.01%) Senior Developer
6 36 (10.06%) Scala Developer
7 34 (9.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (6.15%) Python Developer
9 20 (5.59%) Architect
9 20 (5.59%) Banking Analyst
9 20 (5.59%) Project Manager
10 18 (5.03%) C# Developer
11 17 (4.75%) Front Office Developer
12 15 (4.19%) .NET Developer
13 14 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (3.35%) IT Analyst
14 12 (3.35%) Java Scala Developer
14 12 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (3.35%) MiFID Business Analyst
15 11 (3.07%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.78%) HTML
2 30 (8.38%) .NET
3 29 (8.10%) Akka
3 29 (8.10%) AngularJS
4 26 (7.26%) CSS
5 22 (6.15%) HTML5
6 19 (5.31%) Spring
7 17 (4.75%) REST
8 16 (4.47%) Hibernate
9 15 (4.19%) CSS3
10 14 (3.91%) WinForms
10 14 (3.91%) XML
11 13 (3.63%) React
12 11 (3.07%) .NET Framework
12 11 (3.07%) FIX Protocol
12 11 (3.07%) WPF
13 10 (2.79%) jQuery
13 10 (2.79%) Middleware
14 9 (2.51%) ASP.NET
14 9 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 52 (14.53%) Derivative
3 49 (13.69%) Equities
4 36 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (10.06%) Fixed Income
5 28 (7.82%) Fintech
6 19 (5.31%) Equity Derivative
7 15 (4.19%) Market Risk
8 10 (2.79%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.79%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.51%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.68%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.12%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.12%) Spread Betting
11 4 (1.12%) User Experience
12 3 (0.84%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.84%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.84%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.73%) Unix
2 25 (6.98%) Linux
2 25 (6.98%) Windows
3 6 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.40%) Solaris
5 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Fedora
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (15.36%) TDD
3 45 (12.57%) Business Analysis
4 44 (12.29%) Multithreading
5 37 (10.34%) Scrum
6 35 (9.78%) Project Management
7 34 (9.50%) Risk Management
8 31 (8.66%) OO
9 29 (8.10%) Data Management
9 29 (8.10%) Low Latency
10 27 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
12 23 (6.42%) Analytics
13 21 (5.87%) Mentoring
14 20 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (5.03%) Concurrent Programming
15 18 (5.03%) Mathematics
16 17 (4.75%) Pair Programming
17 13 (3.63%) Microservices
17 13 (3.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 118 (32.96%) Java
2 64 (17.88%) SQL
3 47 (13.13%) Scala
4 46 (12.85%) JavaScript
5 45 (12.57%) Python
6 33 (9.22%) C#
7 20 (5.59%) C++
8 11 (3.07%) Haskell
8 11 (3.07%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.07%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.07%) TypeScript
9 10 (2.79%) VBA
10 9 (2.51%) VB
10 9 (2.51%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.96%) ECMAScript
12 6 (1.68%) ES6
12 6 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.12%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (4.47%) Degree
2 3 (0.84%) ISEB
2 3 (0.84%) MBA
2 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.56%) CISA
3 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.28%) CCIE
4 1 (0.28%) CFA
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.28%) CISM
4 1 (0.28%) CISSP
4 1 (0.28%) CRISC
4 1 (0.28%) IIBA
4 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.28%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.38%) MiFID
2 11 (3.07%) QA
3 5 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.84%) EMIR
5 2 (0.56%) COBIT
5 2 (0.56%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) FATCA
6 1 (0.28%) GDPR
6 1 (0.28%) IFRS
6 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) SDET
6 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.12%) HDFS
2 3 (0.84%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.56%) XenApp
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.28%) NFS
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.12%) Puppet
2 3 (0.84%) SCCM
3 2 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.56%) Salt
3 2 (0.56%) SCOM
3 2 (0.56%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.56%) SCSM
3 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.28%) Control-M
4 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.28%) Kibana
4 1 (0.28%) Mesos
4 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (11.45%) Oracle
2 26 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.23%) Bloomberg
4 7 (1.96%) Fidessa
4 7 (1.96%) Murex
4 7 (1.96%) Sybase
5 6 (1.68%) Cisco
6 5 (1.40%) Cognos
6 5 (1.40%) ION Trading
6 5 (1.40%) SmartStream
6 5 (1.40%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.40%) VMware
7 4 (1.12%) Juniper
7 4 (1.12%) Lotus
7 4 (1.12%) Splunk
8 3 (0.84%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.84%) F5
8 3 (0.84%) IBM
8 3 (0.84%) Informatica
8 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £200 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £413 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago