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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 12 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Banking 4728 4221 6068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.16% 8.55% 13.02%
As % of the General category 23.12% 22.18% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3371 3127 4391
Average daily rate
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£477 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 53
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.07 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £73.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.60 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.79% -24.44%
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
20451 19027 20059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.60% 38.54% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13436 12025 12618
Average daily rate £440 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 507 558
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.83 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £40.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 0 3543 £525 +5.00% 757
South East +13 271 £425 +2.40% 69
North West +2 263 £425 +1.31% 80
Yorkshire -4 196 £360 -9.09% 31
South West -3 169 £400 -4.19% 68
East Midlands +3 110 £438 +2.94% 7
West Midlands +15 85 £425 +41.66% 27
East of England -17 49 £463 +12.12% 18
North East +10 31 £450 +50.00% 7
Midlands +1 3 £763 +38.63% 1
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5236 (57.63%) Finance
2 2807 (30.90%) Investment Banking
3 1726 (19.00%) SQL
4 1463 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
5 1292 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1138 (12.53%) Java
7 1131 (12.45%) Project Management
8 1125 (12.38%) Retail
9 968 (10.65%) Oracle
10 838 (9.22%) Front Office
11 814 (8.96%) C#
12 751 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
13 741 (8.16%) SQL Server
14 736 (8.10%) Retail Banking
15 729 (8.02%) UNIX
16 707 (7.78%) Business Analysis
17 706 (7.77%) .NET
18 680 (7.48%) Windows
19 661 (7.28%) Microsoft
20 655 (7.21%) Linux
21 607 (6.68%) MS Excel
22 537 (5.91%) JavaScript
23 524 (5.77%) HTML
24 521 (5.73%) Derivative
25 479 (5.27%) Migration
26 473 (5.21%) SDLC
27 458 (5.04%) Degree
28 445 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
29 428 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
30 424 (4.67%) Risk Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 218 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 197 (2.17%) SAS
3 139 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 93 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
5 73 (0.80%) IIS
6 67 (0.74%) Apache Spark
7 57 (0.63%) Apache
7 57 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 54 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 50 (0.55%) MQSeries
10 48 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 46 (0.51%) Node.js
12 44 (0.48%) Lync
13 37 (0.41%) Confluence
14 34 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 33 (0.36%) JBoss
16 29 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
16 29 (0.32%) CMS
17 28 (0.31%) CICS
18 26 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 607 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 362 (3.98%) MS Office
3 254 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 200 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 200 (2.20%) MS Project
5 52 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.17%) Open Workbench
8 13 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.044%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.033%) SPSS
13 2 (0.022%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.022%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.022%) Maple
13 2 (0.022%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.011%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 58 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 27 (0.30%) Summit
4 23 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 19 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 17 (0.19%) SAP CO
8 17 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
8 17 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
9 16 (0.18%) ION MarketView
9 16 (0.18%) RMDS
10 14 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
11 12 (0.13%) Loan IQ
12 11 (0.12%) ACBS
13 10 (0.11%) Temenos T24
14 9 (0.099%) Oracle Assets
14 9 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
15 8 (0.088%) Eagle PACE
15 8 (0.088%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 37 (0.41%) SaaS
2 30 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.28%) PaaS
4 24 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.22%) Office 365
6 15 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 10 (0.11%) IaaS
8 9 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.088%) IBM Blueworks
10 7 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.077%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.044%) Taleo
12 3 (0.033%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.022%) Google Checkout
13 2 (0.022%) Force.com
13 2 (0.022%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.011%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.011%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 162 (1.78%) Firewall
2 153 (1.68%) Internet
3 123 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 121 (1.33%) SAN
5 94 (1.03%) DNS
6 78 (0.86%) LAN
7 66 (0.73%) WAN
8 58 (0.64%) VPN
9 55 (0.61%) NAS
10 54 (0.59%) Network Security
11 52 (0.57%) LDAP
12 51 (0.56%) BGP
13 47 (0.52%) Multicast
14 46 (0.51%) HTTP
15 45 (0.50%) OSPF
16 43 (0.47%) Intranet
17 40 (0.44%) DHCP
18 35 (0.39%) MPLS
19 32 (0.35%) SSL
19 32 (0.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 741 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 419 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
3 288 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 219 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 211 (2.32%) Oracle Database
6 188 (2.07%) Big Data
7 160 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 143 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 140 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 127 (1.40%) QlikView
10 127 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
11 109 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 103 (1.13%) DB2
13 94 (1.03%) MS Access
14 85 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 80 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 73 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
17 71 (0.78%) Data Mining
18 69 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
19 66 (0.73%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 199 (2.19%) JIRA
2 162 (1.78%) Subversion
3 140 (1.54%) Maven
4 139 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 99 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 85 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 72 (0.79%) Selenium
8 60 (0.66%) JUnit
9 56 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 52 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 41 (0.45%) Grunt
12 40 (0.44%) Ant
13 39 (0.43%) NUnit
14 37 (0.41%) HP UFT
15 36 (0.40%) jMock
15 36 (0.40%) Cucumber
16 35 (0.39%) ERwin
17 26 (0.29%) ClearCase
17 26 (0.29%) SpecFlow
18 24 (0.26%) Mockito
General
1 5236 (57.63%) Finance
2 2807 (30.90%) Investment Banking
3 1125 (12.38%) Retail
4 838 (9.22%) Front Office
5 736 (8.10%) Retail Banking
6 269 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 266 (2.93%) Legal
8 254 (2.80%) Back Office
9 230 (2.53%) Financial Institution
10 122 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
11 102 (1.12%) Law
12 99 (1.09%) Marketing
13 60 (0.66%) General Ledger
14 57 (0.63%) Advertising
15 55 (0.61%) Private Banking
16 40 (0.44%) International Banking
17 33 (0.36%) Billing
17 33 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
18 31 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 28 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2632 (28.97%) Analyst
2 2051 (22.58%) Developer
3 1518 (16.71%) Business Analyst
4 1201 (13.22%) Project Manager
5 523 (5.76%) Architect
6 492 (5.42%) Java Developer
7 468 (5.15%) Banking Business Analyst
8 321 (3.53%) Consultant
9 300 (3.30%) C# Developer
10 263 (2.89%) Data Analyst
11 261 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
12 257 (2.83%) Senior Developer
13 201 (2.21%) Test Analyst
14 192 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
15 189 (2.08%) SQL Developer
16 188 (2.07%) Senior Manager
17 185 (2.04%) Test Manager
18 177 (1.95%) .NET Developer
19 170 (1.87%) Senior Business Analyst
20 164 (1.81%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 706 (7.77%) .NET
2 524 (5.77%) HTML
3 329 (3.62%) XML
4 324 (3.57%) HTML5
5 245 (2.70%) Web Services
6 227 (2.50%) CSS
7 223 (2.45%) AngularJS
8 210 (2.31%) Spring
9 206 (2.27%) ASP.NET
10 188 (2.07%) WPF
11 175 (1.93%) Middleware
12 149 (1.64%) WCF
13 146 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
14 128 (1.41%) J2EE
15 123 (1.35%) jQuery
16 121 (1.33%) SOAP
17 112 (1.23%) Hibernate
17 112 (1.23%) RESTful
18 110 (1.21%) JMS
19 106 (1.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 751 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 521 (5.73%) Derivative
3 428 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 354 (3.90%) Fixed Income
5 306 (3.37%) Credit Risk
6 277 (3.05%) Equities
7 223 (2.45%) Data Centre
8 206 (2.27%) Market Risk
9 192 (2.11%) User Experience
10 149 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 147 (1.62%) Computer Science
12 143 (1.57%) Equity Derivative
13 133 (1.46%) SWIFT
14 115 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
15 103 (1.13%) Reference Data
16 97 (1.07%) Online Banking
16 97 (1.07%) Mainframe
17 79 (0.87%) Visualisation
18 77 (0.85%) Mathematics
19 66 (0.73%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 729 (8.02%) UNIX
2 680 (7.48%) Windows
3 655 (7.21%) Linux
4 167 (1.84%) Solaris
5 103 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 94 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 77 (0.85%) AIX
8 71 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 69 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 57 (0.63%) Android
10 57 (0.63%) Windows XP
11 45 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (0.30%) zOS
13 14 (0.15%) SUSE
14 12 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (0.11%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.066%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.066%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.066%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1463 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1292 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1131 (12.45%) Project Management
4 707 (7.78%) Business Analysis
5 479 (5.27%) Migration
6 473 (5.21%) SDLC
7 445 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 424 (4.67%) Risk Management
9 420 (4.62%) Data Modelling
10 389 (4.28%) Scrum
11 376 (4.14%) Change Management
12 373 (4.11%) TDD
13 345 (3.80%) Data Analysis
13 345 (3.80%) ITIL
14 339 (3.73%) PRINCE2
15 337 (3.71%) Analytics
16 333 (3.67%) ETL
17 314 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
18 312 (3.43%) Multithreading
19 293 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1726 (19.00%) SQL
2 1138 (12.53%) Java
3 814 (8.96%) C#
4 537 (5.91%) JavaScript
5 345 (3.80%) C++
6 322 (3.54%) Python
7 240 (2.64%) VBA
8 235 (2.59%) Perl
9 191 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 162 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 159 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 143 (1.57%) Scala
13 127 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 104 (1.14%) C
15 87 (0.96%) VB
16 58 (0.64%) VB.NET
17 47 (0.52%) Bash Shell
18 45 (0.50%) Korn
19 42 (0.46%) COBOL
19 42 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 458 (5.04%) Degree
2 144 (1.59%) ISEB
3 105 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 90 (0.99%) PMP
5 88 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (0.88%) CISSP
6 80 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 72 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 51 (0.56%) CCNP
9 44 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 44 (0.48%) CISA
10 40 (0.44%) CISM
11 38 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 35 (0.39%) Security Cleared
13 27 (0.30%) CCIE
14 26 (0.29%) CCNA
15 22 (0.24%) MCSE
16 21 (0.23%) SC Cleared
17 20 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 17 (0.19%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (3.39%) QA
2 126 (1.39%) EMIR
3 111 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 98 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 88 (0.97%) MiFID
6 74 (0.81%) SLA
7 67 (0.74%) Basel III
8 65 (0.72%) FATCA
9 37 (0.41%) Basel II
10 32 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 27 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 27 (0.30%) COREP
12 26 (0.29%) Solvency II
13 23 (0.25%) COBIT
14 17 (0.19%) PCI DSS
14 17 (0.19%) CRD IV
15 8 (0.088%) FINREP
16 7 (0.077%) HIPAA
17 6 (0.066%) ISO 9000
17 6 (0.066%) AIFMD
System Software
1 233 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 125 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (0.58%) XenApp
4 34 (0.37%) VMware ESX
5 30 (0.33%) vSphere
6 27 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 23 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 22 (0.24%) NFS
8 22 (0.24%) HDFS
9 21 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 21 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 20 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (0.18%) Hyper-V
12 14 (0.15%) KVM
13 11 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.11%) Docker
15 9 (0.099%) Xen
16 8 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.077%) RACF
18 6 (0.066%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 148 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 67 (0.74%) Control-M
3 57 (0.63%) Puppet
4 56 (0.62%) SCCM
5 47 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 47 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 30 (0.33%) BladeLogic
8 28 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
9 27 (0.30%) SCOM
10 22 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
11 16 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 13 (0.14%) Data Guard
13 11 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
13 11 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 10 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 10 (0.11%) Oracle ZFS
15 9 (0.099%) EMC VPLEX
15 9 (0.099%) OpenView
15 9 (0.099%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 968 (10.65%) Oracle
2 661 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 283 (3.12%) IBM
4 230 (2.53%) Sybase
5 191 (2.10%) HP
6 182 (2.00%) VMware
7 170 (1.87%) Cisco
8 161 (1.77%) Informatica
9 149 (1.64%) SAP
10 143 (1.57%) Citrix
11 127 (1.40%) TIBCO
12 101 (1.11%) Red Hat
13 68 (0.75%) EMC
14 66 (0.73%) Symantec
15 65 (0.72%) Bloomberg
16 64 (0.70%) ServiceNow
17 63 (0.69%) Teradata
18 61 (0.67%) CheckPoint
19 60 (0.66%) Adobe
20 58 (0.64%) Remedy
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 38 minutes ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dartford, Kent
The Curve Group
Rate: £150 - £218 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £600 - £610 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago