The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 4476 5151 4865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.87% 10.91% 10.77%
As % of the General category 23.21% 26.43% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3383 3893 3578
Average daily rate
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£483 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 24
Average hourly rate £20.38 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.97 £9.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £125.00 £85.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
Banking
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19287 19490 18717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.23% 41.27% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12847 12583 11256
Average daily rate £442 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 530 732
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in England

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the England region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in England

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in England

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the England region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in England

Banking
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Banking Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Banking
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 3444 £500 -4.76% 677
South East -3 232 £400 -4.76% 92
South West -2 191 £430 +8.58% 52
North West -8 186 £400 +6.66% 53
Yorkshire -2 162 £413 +8.55% 44
East Midlands +17 95 £425 +142.85% 27
West Midlands -7 80 £360 -10.00% 20
East of England +13 58 £406 -6.06% 30
North East -9 20 £363 - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking.

1 4451 (50.29%) Finance
2 3013 (34.04%) Investment Banking
3 1704 (19.25%) SQL
4 1294 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
5 1252 (14.15%) Java
6 1094 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 1068 (12.07%) Oracle
8 1002 (11.32%) Project Management
9 991 (11.20%) Retail
10 937 (10.59%) Front Office
11 895 (10.11%) Windows
12 867 (9.80%) UNIX
13 762 (8.61%) Linux
14 747 (8.44%) Microsoft
15 746 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
16 696 (7.86%) C#
17 693 (7.83%) Retail Banking
18 668 (7.55%) Business Analysis
19 655 (7.40%) SQL Server
20 587 (6.63%) .NET
21 537 (6.07%) MS Excel
22 528 (5.97%) Degree
23 511 (5.77%) JavaScript
24 506 (5.72%) Derivative
25 499 (5.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 476 (5.38%) HTML
27 425 (4.80%) Migration
28 423 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
29 416 (4.70%) Risk Management
30 400 (4.52%) MS Office

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 226 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 168 (1.90%) WebSphere
3 161 (1.82%) SAS
4 99 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 99 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 85 (0.96%) CMS
6 75 (0.85%) IIS
7 72 (0.81%) Apache
8 71 (0.80%) MS Exchange
9 58 (0.66%) JBoss
10 53 (0.60%) IBM Notes
11 52 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
12 51 (0.58%) Lync
13 46 (0.52%) Node.js
14 42 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 39 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
16 35 (0.40%) Confluence
17 33 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
18 31 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
19 29 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 537 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 400 (4.52%) MS Office
3 244 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 200 (2.26%) MS Project
5 189 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 78 (0.88%) Photoshop
7 50 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
8 36 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 22 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 11 (0.12%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.056%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.056%) InDesign
14 4 (0.045%) SPSS
15 3 (0.034%) DOC1
16 2 (0.023%) RoboHelp
16 2 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
17 1 (0.011%) PowerPivot
17 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 52 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 35 (0.40%) Summit
3 35 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 34 (0.38%) ION MarketView
5 32 (0.36%) RMDS
6 23 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 20 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 20 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 17 (0.19%) Temenos T24
9 15 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
9 15 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 14 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
11 13 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
11 13 (0.15%) Loan IQ
12 12 (0.14%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
13 11 (0.12%) SAP BPC
13 11 (0.12%) SunGard GMI
13 11 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (0.35%) SaaS
2 26 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
4 11 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.11%) Force.com
6 9 (0.10%) Office 365
7 7 (0.079%) GitHub
8 6 (0.068%) IaaS
9 3 (0.034%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.034%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (0.023%) Taleo
10 2 (0.023%) PaaS
10 2 (0.023%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.011%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.011%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.011%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 217 (2.45%) Firewall
2 162 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 133 (1.50%) Internet
4 129 (1.46%) LAN
5 127 (1.43%) DNS
6 125 (1.41%) SAN
7 124 (1.40%) WAN
8 83 (0.94%) BGP
9 71 (0.80%) OSPF
10 62 (0.70%) Multicast
11 60 (0.68%) Intranet
12 58 (0.66%) VPN
13 57 (0.64%) Network Security
14 55 (0.62%) EIGRP
15 47 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
16 45 (0.51%) MPLS
17 43 (0.49%) NAS
18 39 (0.44%) LDAP
19 36 (0.41%) DHCP
19 36 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 655 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 373 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
3 283 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 223 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 187 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 173 (1.95%) Big Data
7 146 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 144 (1.63%) QlikView
9 131 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 131 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 110 (1.24%) Hadoop
11 99 (1.12%) DB2
12 88 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 77 (0.87%) MongoDB
14 75 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 68 (0.77%) NoSQL
16 62 (0.70%) Data Mining
17 58 (0.66%) MS Access
18 55 (0.62%) OLAP
19 44 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 166 (1.88%) JIRA
2 143 (1.62%) Maven
3 124 (1.40%) Subversion
4 96 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 85 (0.96%) JUnit
6 74 (0.84%) Git (software)
7 65 (0.73%) Ant
8 64 (0.72%) Visual Studio
9 49 (0.55%) Selenium
10 48 (0.54%) NUnit
11 46 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 46 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 44 (0.50%) CruiseControl
12 44 (0.50%) Jenkins
13 40 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
14 33 (0.37%) Grunt
15 32 (0.36%) jMock
16 29 (0.33%) Hudson
16 29 (0.33%) Cucumber
17 28 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 4451 (50.29%) Finance
2 3013 (34.04%) Investment Banking
3 991 (11.20%) Retail
4 937 (10.59%) Front Office
5 693 (7.83%) Retail Banking
6 274 (3.10%) Financial Institution
7 263 (2.97%) Back Office
8 247 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 205 (2.32%) Legal
10 96 (1.08%) Marketing
11 85 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
12 65 (0.73%) Law
13 55 (0.62%) International Banking
14 44 (0.50%) Advertising
15 43 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 42 (0.47%) Private Banking
17 38 (0.43%) French Language
18 32 (0.36%) Spanish Language
19 26 (0.29%) General Ledger
20 25 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2423 (27.38%) Analyst
2 2091 (23.62%) Developer
3 1336 (15.09%) Business Analyst
4 1031 (11.65%) Project Manager
5 537 (6.07%) Java Developer
6 515 (5.82%) Architect
7 380 (4.29%) Banking Business Analyst
8 363 (4.10%) Consultant
9 259 (2.93%) C# Developer
10 224 (2.53%) Support Analyst
11 222 (2.51%) Senior Developer
12 195 (2.20%) Data Analyst
13 190 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
14 184 (2.08%) Programme Manager
15 169 (1.91%) Administrator
16 163 (1.84%) Test Manager
17 161 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
18 159 (1.80%) Test Analyst
19 157 (1.77%) C++ Developer
20 153 (1.73%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (6.63%) .NET
2 476 (5.38%) HTML
3 348 (3.93%) XML
4 263 (2.97%) CSS
4 263 (2.97%) HTML5
5 252 (2.85%) Spring
6 215 (2.43%) Middleware
7 200 (2.26%) Web Services
8 193 (2.18%) WPF
9 182 (2.06%) jQuery
10 149 (1.68%) WCF
11 144 (1.63%) Hibernate
11 144 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
12 140 (1.58%) J2EE
12 140 (1.58%) AngularJS
13 132 (1.49%) ASP.NET
14 114 (1.29%) SOAP
15 103 (1.16%) REST
16 94 (1.06%) .NET Framework
17 92 (1.04%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 746 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 506 (5.72%) Derivative
3 499 (5.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 383 (4.33%) Fixed Income
5 290 (3.28%) Credit Risk
6 261 (2.95%) Equities
7 235 (2.66%) User Experience
8 223 (2.52%) Market Risk
9 173 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 153 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 142 (1.60%) Mobile Banking
12 141 (1.59%) Mainframe
13 128 (1.45%) Data Structures
14 114 (1.29%) Mobile App
15 109 (1.23%) SWIFT
16 105 (1.19%) Blackberry
17 96 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
17 96 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
18 94 (1.06%) Online Banking
18 94 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 895 (10.11%) Windows
2 867 (9.80%) UNIX
3 762 (8.61%) Linux
4 202 (2.28%) Windows 7
5 177 (2.00%) Solaris
6 168 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 148 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 105 (1.19%) Windows XP
9 103 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 88 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 73 (0.82%) Android
12 56 (0.63%) SUSE
13 53 (0.60%) AIX
14 49 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (0.45%) zOS
16 19 (0.21%) HPUX
17 11 (0.12%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.12%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 8 (0.090%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1294 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1094 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 1002 (11.32%) Project Management
4 668 (7.55%) Business Analysis
5 425 (4.80%) Migration
6 423 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 416 (4.70%) Risk Management
8 391 (4.42%) OO
8 391 (4.42%) Multithreading
9 389 (4.39%) TDD
10 388 (4.38%) Change Management
11 375 (4.24%) Data Modelling
12 368 (4.16%) ITIL
13 367 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
14 344 (3.89%) PRINCE2
15 325 (3.67%) Analytics
16 310 (3.50%) Scrum
17 300 (3.39%) Data Analysis
18 284 (3.21%) Low Latency
19 274 (3.10%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1704 (19.25%) SQL
2 1252 (14.15%) Java
3 696 (7.86%) C#
4 511 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 383 (4.33%) C++
6 299 (3.38%) Python
7 280 (3.16%) VBA
8 259 (2.93%) Perl
9 222 (2.51%) Shell Script
10 203 (2.29%) PL/SQL
11 157 (1.77%) PowerShell
12 126 (1.42%) C
13 124 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 81 (0.92%) VB
15 73 (0.82%) Scala
16 60 (0.68%) VBScript
17 55 (0.62%) Ruby
18 50 (0.56%) Bash Shell
19 47 (0.53%) Korn
20 33 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 528 (5.97%) Degree
2 134 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
3 129 (1.46%) PMI Certification
4 121 (1.37%) ISEB
5 102 (1.15%) CCNP
6 89 (1.01%) PMP
7 63 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 61 (0.69%) CISSP
9 60 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 56 (0.63%) CCNA
11 44 (0.50%) CISM
12 34 (0.38%) CCIE
12 34 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 34 (0.38%) Security Cleared
13 31 (0.35%) ISTQB
14 30 (0.34%) MCSE
15 29 (0.33%) CISA
16 25 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 25 (0.28%) CIMA
17 23 (0.26%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (3.28%) QA
2 91 (1.03%) EMIR
3 77 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
4 72 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 65 (0.73%) Basel III
6 51 (0.58%) FATCA
7 49 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 48 (0.54%) SLA
9 47 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 35 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 35 (0.40%) MiFID
11 32 (0.36%) Basel II
12 30 (0.34%) PCI DSS
13 29 (0.33%) COBIT
14 22 (0.25%) COREP
14 22 (0.25%) Solvency II
15 20 (0.23%) FINREP
16 13 (0.15%) CRD IV
17 8 (0.090%) GAAP
18 3 (0.034%) AIFMD
System Software
1 241 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 108 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (0.55%) XenApp
4 45 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 41 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 40 (0.45%) ACF2
7 36 (0.41%) RACF
8 35 (0.40%) VMware ESX
9 34 (0.38%) vSphere
9 34 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 34 (0.38%) HDFS
10 32 (0.36%) NFS
11 25 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 24 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 24 (0.27%) Apache Flume
13 23 (0.26%) XenDesktop
14 20 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 19 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
16 18 (0.20%) XenServer
17 16 (0.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 164 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 111 (1.25%) Control-M
3 75 (0.85%) SCCM
4 64 (0.72%) Tivoli
5 47 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
6 41 (0.46%) Puppet
7 29 (0.33%) SCOM
8 28 (0.32%) Data Guard
9 26 (0.29%) NetBackup
9 26 (0.29%) BladeLogic
10 25 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 22 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
11 22 (0.25%) Oozie
12 20 (0.23%) Ambari
12 20 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
14 11 (0.12%) HP SIM
14 11 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 10 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 10 (0.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1068 (12.07%) Oracle
2 747 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 266 (3.01%) Cisco
4 261 (2.95%) Sybase
5 252 (2.85%) IBM
6 206 (2.33%) Citrix
7 205 (2.32%) VMware
8 201 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 186 (2.10%) HP
10 169 (1.91%) SAP
11 135 (1.53%) Business Objects
12 127 (1.43%) TIBCO
13 120 (1.36%) Adobe
14 113 (1.28%) Informatica
15 110 (1.24%) CheckPoint
15 110 (1.24%) Cognos
16 99 (1.12%) F5
17 95 (1.07%) Bloomberg
18 94 (1.06%) Juniper
19 84 (0.95%) EMC
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