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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 36 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 197 378 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.71% 8.16% 7.37%
As % of the General category 11.07% 15.41% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 322 340
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 £450 £413 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £664
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.57%
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
1779 2453 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.57% 52.96% 51.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1902 2243
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 31
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.13 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £27.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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.

1 362 (100.00%) Banking
2 194 (53.59%) Finance
3 132 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (31.77%) Java
5 92 (25.41%) Front Office
6 87 (24.03%) SQL
7 57 (15.75%) Unix
8 55 (15.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 49 (13.54%) Equities
10 46 (12.71%) TDD
11 45 (12.43%) Project Management
12 44 (12.15%) Oracle
13 42 (11.60%) C#
14 41 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (11.05%) .NET
16 38 (10.50%) Fixed Income
17 35 (9.67%) Business Analysis
17 35 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (9.39%) Derivative
18 34 (9.39%) HTML
19 33 (9.12%) SQL Server
19 33 (9.12%) Scrum
20 31 (8.56%) OO
21 30 (8.29%) Hadoop
22 29 (8.01%) Scala
23 28 (7.73%) Linux
23 28 (7.73%) Oracle Database
24 27 (7.46%) Apache Spark
24 27 (7.46%) HTML5
25 26 (7.18%) Windows

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 27 (7.46%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.04%) Apache
3 9 (2.49%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (1.10%) IIS
6 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.83%) Confluence
7 3 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.55%) SAS
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.28%) FileNet
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) Jetty
9 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.21%) MS Office
4 7 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.66%) MS Project
6 4 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) ION MarketView
1 2 (0.55%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.55%) RMDS
1 2 (0.55%) Summit
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.28%) Eikon
2 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.66%) GitHub
2 5 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (1.38%) Google Compute Engine
2 5 (1.38%) PaaS
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.55%) Apcera
5 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.38%) Firewall
1 5 (1.38%) SAN
1 5 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.83%) DHCP
2 3 (0.83%) DNS
2 3 (0.83%) LAN
2 3 (0.83%) WAN
3 2 (0.55%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (0.55%) Internet
3 2 (0.55%) Intranet
3 2 (0.55%) Multicast
3 2 (0.55%) NAS
3 2 (0.55%) Skype
3 2 (0.55%) Wireless
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.28%) FCoE
4 1 (0.28%) HSRP
4 1 (0.28%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.29%) Hadoop
3 28 (7.73%) Oracle Database
4 22 (6.08%) Big Data
5 15 (4.14%) KDB
6 12 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.93%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.66%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.10%) MS Access
12 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.83%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.83%) Data Mart
14 2 (0.55%) HBase
14 2 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (4.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.04%) Maven
3 10 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.76%) Selenium
4 9 (2.49%) Subversion
5 8 (2.21%) JUnit
5 8 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (1.93%) JIRA
6 7 (1.93%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.66%) Grunt
7 6 (1.66%) NUnit
8 5 (1.38%) JMeter
8 5 (1.38%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.10%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.83%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.83%) Bower
11 2 (0.55%) Appium
11 2 (0.55%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.55%) NeoLoad
General
1 362 (100.00%) Banking
2 194 (53.59%) Finance
3 92 (25.41%) Front Office
4 23 (6.35%) Back Office
5 20 (5.52%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.21%) Retail
7 7 (1.93%) Legal
7 7 (1.93%) Marketing
8 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Billing
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (42.54%) Developer
2 75 (20.72%) Analyst
3 64 (17.68%) Java Developer
4 44 (12.15%) Business Analyst
5 39 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 37 (10.22%) Project Manager
7 32 (8.84%) C# Developer
8 29 (8.01%) Banking Analyst
9 22 (6.08%) Scala Developer
10 16 (4.42%) .NET Developer
10 16 (4.42%) Architect
10 16 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (4.42%) Front Office Developer
10 16 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (3.87%) SQL Developer
12 13 (3.59%) Applications Support
13 12 (3.31%) Banking Business Analyst
13 12 (3.31%) Java Scala Developer
14 11 (3.04%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
14 11 (3.04%) Investment Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.05%) .NET
2 34 (9.39%) HTML
3 27 (7.46%) HTML5
4 23 (6.35%) AngularJS
5 21 (5.80%) CSS
6 20 (5.52%) CSS3
7 18 (4.97%) Akka
8 15 (4.14%) Spring
9 14 (3.87%) .NET Framework
10 13 (3.59%) WPF
10 13 (3.59%) XML
11 11 (3.04%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (3.04%) Middleware
12 10 (2.76%) ASP.NET
13 8 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (2.21%) JMS
14 7 (1.93%) FpML
14 7 (1.93%) React
14 7 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (1.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 49 (13.54%) Equities
3 38 (10.50%) Fixed Income
4 35 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (9.39%) Derivative
6 23 (6.35%) Fintech
7 21 (5.80%) Market Risk
8 18 (4.97%) Hedge funds
9 13 (3.59%) Computer Science
10 12 (3.31%) Virtual Team
11 11 (3.04%) Data Structures
12 10 (2.76%) Credit Risk
13 9 (2.49%) Mathematics
13 9 (2.49%) User Experience
14 8 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (1.93%) Reference Data
16 6 (1.66%) Algorithms
17 4 (1.10%) Data Centre
17 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
18 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 57 (15.75%) Unix
2 28 (7.73%) Linux
3 26 (7.18%) Windows
4 7 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.10%) Solaris
6 2 (0.55%) Mesosphere
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (12.71%) TDD
3 45 (12.43%) Project Management
4 41 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (9.67%) Business Analysis
6 33 (9.12%) Scrum
7 31 (8.56%) OO
8 26 (7.18%) Risk Management
9 25 (6.91%) Low Latency
9 25 (6.91%) SDLC
10 24 (6.63%) Data Management
11 23 (6.35%) Analytics
12 22 (6.08%) Multithreading
13 21 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (4.97%) Algorithmic Trading
15 17 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (4.70%) DevOps
16 16 (4.42%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (4.42%) Open Source
17 14 (3.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 115 (31.77%) Java
2 87 (24.03%) SQL
3 42 (11.60%) C#
4 29 (8.01%) Scala
5 25 (6.91%) JavaScript
6 23 (6.35%) Python
7 13 (3.59%) VBA
8 12 (3.31%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.04%) C++
9 11 (3.04%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.04%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.04%) VB
10 8 (2.21%) Perl
11 7 (1.93%) Haskell
12 6 (1.66%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.38%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.55%) XAML
15 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (3.31%) Degree
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.55%) ACCA
4 2 (0.55%) CISA
4 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.55%) ISEB
4 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.55%) PMP
5 1 (0.28%) CCIE
5 1 (0.28%) CCNP
5 1 (0.28%) CCVP
5 1 (0.28%) CFA
5 1 (0.28%) CIMA
5 1 (0.28%) CISM
5 1 (0.28%) CISSP
5 1 (0.28%) MBA
5 1 (0.28%) MCITP
5 1 (0.28%) MOS
5 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.08%) MiFID
2 15 (4.14%) QA
3 5 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.10%) EMIR
5 3 (0.83%) FATCA
6 1 (0.28%) Basel II
6 1 (0.28%) Basel III
6 1 (0.28%) COREP
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) SEPA
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (2.21%) Docker
2 3 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.83%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.28%) HDFS
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) KVM
4 1 (0.28%) NFS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.28%) SRDF
4 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.76%) Ansible
2 9 (2.49%) Puppet
3 7 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.83%) Salt
6 2 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.55%) Mesos
7 1 (0.28%) Control-M
7 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.28%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.28%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (12.15%) Oracle
2 17 (4.70%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.87%) Murex
4 9 (2.49%) Sybase
5 7 (1.93%) Bloomberg
5 7 (1.93%) Google
6 6 (1.66%) AppDynamics
6 6 (1.66%) Cisco
6 6 (1.66%) Fidessa
6 6 (1.66%) ION Trading
6 6 (1.66%) Splunk
7 5 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.38%) IBM
7 5 (1.38%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.10%) VMware
9 3 (0.83%) Dell
9 3 (0.83%) HP
9 3 (0.83%) Palo Alto
9 3 (0.83%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.55%) ServiceNow
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