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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 15 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 4419 4479 5908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.70% 9.20% 13.25%
As % of the General category 22.27% 23.79% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3114 3311 4354
Average daily rate
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£475 £486 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.26% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 36
Average hourly rate £17.99 £17.58 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -21.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.13 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -7.77%
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
19844 18831 19304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.05% 38.67% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13053 12036 12126
Average daily rate £440 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 541 580
Average hourly rate £22.43 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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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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 0 3348 £500 -2.43% 739
South East -5 240 £450 +12.50% 78
North West -7 229 £425 +13.33% 75
Yorkshire -6 183 £400 +2.56% 47
South West -10 151 £400 -5.88% 92
West Midlands +11 94 £425 +7.32% 18
East Midlands -4 91 £450 +5.88% 20
East of England -2 48 £450 +12.50% 24
North East -3 20 £433 -24.78% 7
Midlands - 3 £625 - 2
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 4964 (56.43%) Finance
2 2800 (31.83%) Investment Banking
3 1741 (19.79%) SQL
4 1398 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
5 1203 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 1117 (12.70%) Java
7 1083 (12.31%) Project Management
8 1064 (12.10%) Retail
9 925 (10.52%) Oracle
10 832 (9.46%) Front Office
11 776 (8.82%) C#
12 756 (8.59%) UNIX
13 714 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
14 713 (8.11%) Retail Banking
15 696 (7.91%) SQL Server
16 679 (7.72%) Business Analysis
17 678 (7.71%) .NET
18 647 (7.36%) Linux
19 642 (7.30%) Windows
20 620 (7.05%) Microsoft
21 590 (6.71%) MS Excel
22 540 (6.14%) JavaScript
23 515 (5.85%) HTML
24 505 (5.74%) Derivative
25 492 (5.59%) Degree
26 458 (5.21%) SDLC
27 433 (4.92%) Migration
28 428 (4.87%) Data Modelling
29 424 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
30 420 (4.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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
1 204 (2.32%) SharePoint
2 183 (2.08%) SAS
3 141 (1.60%) WebSphere
4 64 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
5 60 (0.68%) IIS
6 59 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 54 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 53 (0.60%) Apache
9 51 (0.58%) WebLogic
10 47 (0.53%) MQSeries
11 44 (0.50%) Node.js
12 43 (0.49%) Apache Spark
13 38 (0.43%) Lync
13 38 (0.43%) Confluence
14 34 (0.39%) JBoss
15 33 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 28 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
16 28 (0.32%) CICS
17 26 (0.30%) CMS
18 25 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 590 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 339 (3.85%) MS Office
3 244 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 199 (2.26%) MS Project
5 180 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.15%) Open Workbench
9 9 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
9 9 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.034%) SPSS
12 3 (0.034%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.023%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.023%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.023%) Maple
13 2 (0.023%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.011%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 58 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.31%) Summit
3 24 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 22 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 22 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 22 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 21 (0.24%) Markit EDM
6 19 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 17 (0.19%) RMDS
7 17 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 15 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (0.14%) Temenos T24
10 11 (0.13%) Loan IQ
10 11 (0.13%) ACBS
11 9 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (0.091%) SAP HR
12 8 (0.091%) Eagle PACE
12 8 (0.091%) Hyperion Planning
12 8 (0.091%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 49 (0.56%) SaaS
2 23 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
4 16 (0.18%) PaaS
4 16 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.14%) Office 365
6 10 (0.11%) IaaS
7 9 (0.10%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.091%) IBM Blueworks
9 5 (0.057%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.045%) Taleo
11 3 (0.034%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.034%) GitHub
12 2 (0.023%) Force.com
12 2 (0.023%) Google Checkout
13 1 (0.011%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.011%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.011%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.011%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 163 (1.85%) Firewall
2 155 (1.76%) Internet
3 116 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 112 (1.27%) SAN
5 89 (1.01%) DNS
6 71 (0.81%) LAN
7 57 (0.65%) VPN
8 53 (0.60%) Network Security
9 52 (0.59%) WAN
10 50 (0.57%) Multicast
11 49 (0.56%) NAS
12 48 (0.55%) LDAP
13 46 (0.52%) Intranet
14 45 (0.51%) BGP
15 42 (0.48%) HTTP
15 42 (0.48%) DHCP
16 40 (0.45%) ATM
17 35 (0.40%) OSPF
17 35 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
18 33 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 696 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 401 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
3 288 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 202 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 193 (2.19%) Oracle Database
6 157 (1.78%) Big Data
7 131 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 127 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 126 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 116 (1.32%) QlikView
11 112 (1.27%) DB2
12 106 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 95 (1.08%) MS Access
14 86 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
15 76 (0.86%) Data Mining
16 70 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 70 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
17 62 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
18 56 (0.64%) NoSQL
19 48 (0.55%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 197 (2.24%) JIRA
2 148 (1.68%) Subversion
3 124 (1.41%) Maven
4 120 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 104 (1.18%) TeamCity
6 82 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 62 (0.70%) Selenium
8 57 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 56 (0.64%) JUnit
10 47 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 45 (0.51%) Grunt
12 42 (0.48%) NUnit
13 40 (0.45%) HP UFT
14 39 (0.44%) Ant
15 38 (0.43%) jMock
16 33 (0.38%) ERwin
16 33 (0.38%) Cucumber
17 28 (0.32%) Bower
18 26 (0.30%) SpecFlow
19 24 (0.27%) Eclipse
General
1 4964 (56.43%) Finance
2 2800 (31.83%) Investment Banking
3 1064 (12.10%) Retail
4 832 (9.46%) Front Office
5 713 (8.11%) Retail Banking
6 303 (3.44%) Telecoms
7 253 (2.88%) Legal
8 242 (2.75%) Back Office
9 221 (2.51%) Financial Institution
10 108 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
11 91 (1.03%) Marketing
12 90 (1.02%) Law
13 61 (0.69%) General Ledger
14 48 (0.55%) Advertising
15 46 (0.52%) Private Banking
16 33 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
17 32 (0.36%) International Banking
18 29 (0.33%) Billing
19 28 (0.32%) Manufacturing
20 26 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2563 (29.14%) Analyst
2 1998 (22.71%) Developer
3 1472 (16.73%) Business Analyst
4 1167 (13.27%) Project Manager
5 529 (6.01%) Architect
6 468 (5.32%) Java Developer
7 421 (4.79%) Banking Business Analyst
8 297 (3.38%) C# Developer
9 282 (3.21%) Consultant
10 253 (2.88%) Data Analyst
11 249 (2.83%) Senior Developer
12 238 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
13 202 (2.30%) Test Analyst
14 198 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
15 189 (2.15%) Senior Manager
15 189 (2.15%) Test Manager
16 174 (1.98%) SQL Developer
17 169 (1.92%) Programme Manager
18 155 (1.76%) .NET Developer
19 151 (1.72%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 678 (7.71%) .NET
2 515 (5.85%) HTML
3 326 (3.71%) XML
4 310 (3.52%) HTML5
5 236 (2.68%) AngularJS
6 229 (2.60%) CSS
7 219 (2.49%) Web Services
8 192 (2.18%) Spring
9 188 (2.14%) WPF
10 174 (1.98%) ASP.NET
11 156 (1.77%) Middleware
12 154 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
13 140 (1.59%) WCF
14 122 (1.39%) J2EE
15 120 (1.36%) jQuery
16 116 (1.32%) Hibernate
17 107 (1.22%) RESTful
18 106 (1.21%) .NET Framework
19 104 (1.18%) SOAP
20 96 (1.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 714 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 505 (5.74%) Derivative
3 420 (4.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 372 (4.23%) Fixed Income
5 284 (3.23%) Equities
6 275 (3.13%) Credit Risk
7 202 (2.30%) Market Risk
8 185 (2.10%) Data Centre
9 184 (2.09%) User Experience
10 157 (1.78%) Computer Science
11 147 (1.67%) Management Information System
12 133 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
13 124 (1.41%) SWIFT
14 109 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
15 98 (1.11%) Reference Data
16 97 (1.10%) Mainframe
17 87 (0.99%) Online Banking
18 79 (0.90%) Visualisation
19 71 (0.81%) Mathematics
20 65 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 756 (8.59%) UNIX
2 647 (7.36%) Linux
3 642 (7.30%) Windows
4 153 (1.74%) Solaris
5 112 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 95 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 92 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 81 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 70 (0.80%) AIX
10 68 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 67 (0.76%) Windows XP
12 54 (0.61%) Android
13 48 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.26%) zOS
15 12 (0.14%) Windows 2000
15 12 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
16 10 (0.11%) SUSE
17 9 (0.10%) Windows Vista
18 7 (0.080%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.080%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1398 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1203 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 1083 (12.31%) Project Management
4 679 (7.72%) Business Analysis
5 458 (5.21%) SDLC
6 433 (4.92%) Migration
7 428 (4.87%) Data Modelling
8 424 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 404 (4.59%) Risk Management
10 375 (4.26%) TDD
11 341 (3.88%) Scrum
12 340 (3.87%) ETL
13 339 (3.85%) PRINCE2
14 337 (3.83%) Change Management
15 334 (3.80%) ITIL
16 333 (3.79%) Data Analysis
17 322 (3.66%) Analytics
18 308 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
19 303 (3.44%) OO
20 302 (3.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1741 (19.79%) SQL
2 1117 (12.70%) Java
3 776 (8.82%) C#
4 540 (6.14%) JavaScript
5 374 (4.25%) C++
6 351 (3.99%) Python
7 259 (2.94%) Perl
8 250 (2.84%) VBA
9 180 (2.05%) PL/SQL
10 161 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 147 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 119 (1.35%) C
13 99 (1.13%) Scala
14 94 (1.07%) PowerShell
15 87 (0.99%) VB
16 52 (0.59%) VB.NET
17 47 (0.53%) Bash Shell
18 44 (0.50%) Korn
19 41 (0.47%) COBOL
20 38 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 492 (5.59%) Degree
2 143 (1.63%) ISEB
3 100 (1.14%) PMI Certification
4 94 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 86 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 84 (0.95%) PMP
7 72 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 69 (0.78%) CISSP
9 51 (0.58%) CCNP
10 42 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (0.45%) CISA
12 37 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (0.35%) CCNA
13 31 (0.35%) Security Cleared
14 30 (0.34%) CISM
14 30 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 25 (0.28%) CCIE
16 23 (0.26%) MCSE
17 19 (0.22%) CCA
17 19 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (3.50%) QA
2 112 (1.27%) EMIR
3 99 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
4 92 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 82 (0.93%) FATCA
6 70 (0.80%) SLA
7 66 (0.75%) MiFID
8 64 (0.73%) Basel III
9 36 (0.41%) Basel II
10 33 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 25 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 25 (0.28%) COBIT
12 24 (0.27%) Solvency II
13 22 (0.25%) COREP
14 17 (0.19%) PCI DSS
15 14 (0.16%) ISO 9001
16 13 (0.15%) CRD IV
17 8 (0.091%) FINREP
18 7 (0.080%) HIPAA
19 6 (0.068%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 207 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 111 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (0.57%) XenApp
4 33 (0.38%) vSphere
5 30 (0.34%) VMware ESX
6 28 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 25 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 24 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 24 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 23 (0.26%) NFS
10 16 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 14 (0.16%) Hyper-V
11 14 (0.16%) Docker
11 14 (0.16%) HDFS
12 10 (0.11%) KVM
13 9 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.091%) Xen
14 8 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.080%) ProxySG
16 6 (0.068%) Snort
Systems Management
1 153 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 63 (0.72%) Control-M
3 55 (0.63%) SCCM
4 48 (0.55%) Puppet
5 46 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (0.43%) Tivoli
7 35 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 31 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
9 27 (0.31%) BladeLogic
10 24 (0.27%) SCOM
11 23 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
12 14 (0.16%) Data Guard
13 13 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
13 13 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 12 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (0.10%) OpenView
15 9 (0.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 9 (0.10%) EMC VPLEX
16 8 (0.091%) Norton AntiVirus
17 7 (0.080%) Nagios
Vendors
1 925 (10.52%) Oracle
2 620 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 277 (3.15%) IBM
4 219 (2.49%) Sybase
5 185 (2.10%) HP
6 176 (2.00%) VMware
7 164 (1.86%) Cisco
8 156 (1.77%) SAP
9 151 (1.72%) Citrix
10 144 (1.64%) Informatica
11 119 (1.35%) TIBCO
12 108 (1.23%) Business Objects
13 90 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 75 (0.85%) Bloomberg
15 69 (0.78%) Teradata
16 62 (0.70%) ServiceNow
17 60 (0.68%) EMC
18 59 (0.67%) Cognos
18 59 (0.67%) Reuters
19 58 (0.66%) Adobe
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