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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 36 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 171 372 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.17% 6.87% 9.37%
As % of the General category 9.91% 13.00% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 318 458
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 £400 £414 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
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
1725 2862 3221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 52.85% 52.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 2239 2463
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 £310 £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 13 39 37
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 24 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 24 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.

1 411 (100.00%) Banking
2 203 (49.39%) Finance
3 126 (30.66%) SQL
4 114 (27.74%) Front Office
5 98 (23.84%) Java
6 97 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (18.73%) Unix
8 76 (18.49%) C#
9 70 (17.03%) Fixed Income
10 66 (16.06%) Equities
11 65 (15.82%) Derivative
12 60 (14.60%) Oracle
13 56 (13.63%) .NET
13 56 (13.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 55 (13.38%) SQL Server
15 49 (11.92%) TDD
16 47 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 45 (10.95%) Business Analysis
18 41 (9.98%) Project Management
19 38 (9.25%) Multithreading
20 35 (8.52%) Windows
21 32 (7.79%) Linux
21 32 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (7.06%) Oracle Database
22 29 (7.06%) Migration
22 29 (7.06%) Spring
23 27 (6.57%) Market Risk
23 27 (6.57%) OO
23 27 (6.57%) Sybase
24 25 (6.08%) Risk Management

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 13 (3.16%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.46%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.22%) Mule
5 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.73%) JBoss
6 3 (0.73%) Jetty
7 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.49%) IIS
7 2 (0.49%) Node.js
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) GemFire
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.22%) MS Project
4 3 (0.73%) MS Office
5 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.95%) ION MarketView
1 8 (1.95%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.97%) RMDS
3 3 (0.73%) Hi Portfolio
4 2 (0.49%) SunGard GMI
4 2 (0.49%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.24%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Eikon
5 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Summit
5 1 (0.24%) SunGard Martini
5 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.73%) PaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.49%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.19%) SAN
2 5 (1.22%) Firewall
3 4 (0.97%) NAS
4 3 (0.73%) Network Security
5 2 (0.49%) DHCP
5 2 (0.49%) DNS
5 2 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.49%) FTP
5 2 (0.49%) Intranet
5 2 (0.49%) LAN
5 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.49%) WAN
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.24%) FCoE
6 1 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.24%) HTTP
6 1 (0.24%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.24%) Multicast
6 1 (0.24%) Skype
6 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.06%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.43%) KDB
7 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.46%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.22%) Big Data
12 5 (1.22%) Star Schema
13 4 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (0.97%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.97%) Data Mart
13 4 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (3.89%) JIRA
2 15 (3.65%) Subversion
3 11 (2.68%) Selenium
4 9 (2.19%) JUnit
4 9 (2.19%) Maven
5 8 (1.95%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.70%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.70%) ClearQuest
7 6 (1.46%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.46%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.22%) EasyMock
8 5 (1.22%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.22%) JMeter
8 5 (1.22%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.22%) Mockito
8 5 (1.22%) NUnit
8 5 (1.22%) PowerDesigner
8 5 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.97%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.73%) CruiseControl
General
1 411 (100.00%) Banking
2 203 (49.39%) Finance
3 114 (27.74%) Front Office
4 25 (6.08%) Back Office
5 8 (1.95%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.22%) General Ledger
7 4 (0.97%) Billing
7 4 (0.97%) Legal
8 3 (0.73%) Retail
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (34.79%) Developer
2 124 (30.17%) Analyst
3 77 (18.73%) Business Analyst
4 65 (15.82%) Java Developer
5 50 (12.17%) Banking Analyst
6 48 (11.68%) Senior Developer
7 40 (9.73%) C# Developer
8 32 (7.79%) Project Manager
9 24 (5.84%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 23 (5.60%) Senior Java Developer
11 22 (5.35%) Front Office Developer
12 20 (4.87%) Senior C# Developer
13 19 (4.62%) Banking Business Analyst
14 18 (4.38%) Consultant
15 17 (4.14%) Applications Support
15 17 (4.14%) Architect
16 16 (3.89%) .NET Developer
16 16 (3.89%) C# WPF Developer
16 16 (3.89%) SQL Developer
16 16 (3.89%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.63%) .NET
2 29 (7.06%) Spring
3 23 (5.60%) FIX Protocol
4 22 (5.35%) HTML
5 18 (4.38%) WPF
6 17 (4.14%) XML
7 16 (3.89%) .NET Framework
8 14 (3.41%) AngularJS
9 13 (3.16%) Middleware
10 12 (2.92%) ASP.NET
10 12 (2.92%) Hibernate
10 12 (2.92%) JMS
10 12 (2.92%) Reactive Extensions
10 12 (2.92%) REST
10 12 (2.92%) Task Parallel Library
10 12 (2.92%) WCF
11 11 (2.68%) CSS
11 11 (2.68%) HTML5
12 9 (2.19%) J2EE
12 9 (2.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.03%) Fixed Income
2 66 (16.06%) Equities
3 65 (15.82%) Derivative
4 56 (13.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (6.57%) Market Risk
7 19 (4.62%) Credit Risk
8 12 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.68%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.68%) Fintech
10 10 (2.43%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.70%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.70%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.70%) OTC Derivatives
12 6 (1.46%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.46%) Data Extraction
13 5 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (18.73%) Unix
2 35 (8.52%) Windows
3 32 (7.79%) Linux
4 9 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.70%) Solaris
5 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.49%) AIX
7 2 (0.49%) Mesosphere
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (11.92%) TDD
3 47 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (10.95%) Business Analysis
5 41 (9.98%) Project Management
6 38 (9.25%) Multithreading
7 29 (7.06%) Migration
8 27 (6.57%) OO
9 25 (6.08%) Risk Management
10 24 (5.84%) Analytics
11 22 (5.35%) Data Analysis
11 22 (5.35%) Data Modelling
12 21 (5.11%) SDLC
13 19 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (4.38%) Asset Management
14 18 (4.38%) Electronic Trading
15 17 (4.14%) ITIL
15 17 (4.14%) Workflow
16 16 (3.89%) Scrum
17 15 (3.65%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 126 (30.66%) SQL
2 98 (23.84%) Java
3 76 (18.49%) C#
4 24 (5.84%) Shell Script
5 21 (5.11%) Perl
6 20 (4.87%) JavaScript
7 19 (4.62%) T-SQL
8 18 (4.38%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.38%) VB
9 16 (3.89%) VBA
10 13 (3.16%) Python
11 9 (2.19%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.97%) C++
13 4 (0.97%) Scala
14 2 (0.49%) C
14 2 (0.49%) VB6
15 1 (0.24%) Korn
15 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (4.14%) Degree
2 10 (2.43%) CISA
3 6 (1.46%) CISM
4 4 (0.97%) CISSP
5 3 (0.73%) ACCA
5 3 (0.73%) CCA
5 3 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.49%) PMP
7 1 (0.24%) CIMA
7 1 (0.24%) CRISC
7 1 (0.24%) GIAC
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.24%) MCITP
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.11%) MiFID
2 13 (3.16%) QA
3 10 (2.43%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (2.19%) EMIR
5 6 (1.46%) Basel III
5 6 (1.46%) FATCA
6 4 (0.97%) COREP
7 1 (0.24%) Basel II
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.73%) XenApp
5 2 (0.49%) Docker
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.49%) Xen
6 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.24%) HDFS
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) KVM
6 1 (0.24%) NFS
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.24%) SRDF
6 1 (0.24%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.68%) Puppet
2 8 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.95%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (1.22%) Ganglia
3 5 (1.22%) Kibana
3 5 (1.22%) logstash
4 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.73%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.73%) Mesos
6 2 (0.49%) Ansible
6 2 (0.49%) Control-M
6 2 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.49%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (14.60%) Oracle
2 27 (6.57%) Sybase
3 23 (5.60%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.65%) VMware
5 14 (3.41%) Murex
6 12 (2.92%) DataSynapse
7 11 (2.68%) DevExpress
7 11 (2.68%) HP
8 10 (2.43%) ION Trading
8 10 (2.43%) Reuters
9 9 (2.19%) Cisco
10 8 (1.95%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.95%) Splunk
11 7 (1.70%) Citrix
11 7 (1.70%) Fidessa
11 7 (1.70%) IBM
12 6 (1.46%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.46%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.22%) SunGard
14 4 (0.97%) Dell
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £800 - £850 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City. London
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: 375-425 GBP/day negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Posted: 25 days ago