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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 14 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 4217 6247 6960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.42% 12.87% 12.90%
As % of the General category 21.80% 29.95% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3087 4548 5067
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £650 £617
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 48 40
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £40.00 £102.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +15.38%
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
19340 20856 23976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.63% 42.96% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12237 13250 14648
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 546 693
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £25.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.22 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.99 £44.97 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -2 3286 £500 -0.09% 879
North West -16 192 £400 +1.01% 66
South East -19 188 £396 -6.82% 98
South West -12 163 £416 +4.00% 80
Yorkshire +1 158 £396 +1.53% 42
East Midlands +5 86 £425 -7.10% 17
West Midlands -13 62 £300 -31.03% 27
East of England +8 60 £425 +28.78% 23
North East -47 3 £300 -33.33% 3
Midlands +5 1 £550 +22.22%
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4595 (51.70%) Finance
2 3149 (35.43%) Investment Banking
3 1708 (19.22%) SQL
4 1070 (12.04%) Oracle
5 1068 (12.02%) Project Management
6 1064 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 1060 (11.93%) Java
8 1011 (11.38%) Retail
9 959 (10.79%) Front Office
10 905 (10.18%) Windows
11 791 (8.90%) UNIX
12 769 (8.65%) C#
13 762 (8.57%) Microsoft
14 731 (8.23%) Retail Banking
15 724 (8.15%) Linux
16 681 (7.66%) SQL Server
17 672 (7.56%) Business Analysis
18 593 (6.67%) .NET
19 546 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
20 545 (6.13%) MS Excel
21 501 (5.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 490 (5.51%) Degree
23 473 (5.32%) Derivative
24 471 (5.30%) Change Management
25 454 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
26 428 (4.82%) Risk Management
27 415 (4.67%) HTML
28 406 (4.57%) Migration
29 402 (4.52%) Fixed Income
30 401 (4.51%) ITIL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 221 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 169 (1.90%) WebSphere
3 137 (1.54%) SAS
4 111 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 87 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 86 (0.97%) Apache
7 85 (0.96%) IIS
8 76 (0.86%) CMS
9 72 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
10 68 (0.77%) MS Exchange
11 60 (0.68%) Lync
12 55 (0.62%) IBM Notes
13 54 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 43 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
15 41 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
16 32 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
16 32 (0.36%) FileNet
17 30 (0.34%) MQSeries
18 29 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
18 29 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 545 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 353 (3.97%) MS Office
3 269 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 222 (2.50%) MS Project
5 180 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 57 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 50 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 33 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 12 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
11 10 (0.11%) RoboHelp
12 6 (0.068%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.045%) Open Workbench
13 4 (0.045%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.034%) SPSS
14 3 (0.034%) InDesign
15 2 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.023%) Stata
16 1 (0.011%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 52 (0.59%) RMDS
2 37 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
3 26 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 25 (0.28%) Temenos T24
4 25 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 25 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 22 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 19 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 15 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 15 (0.17%) SAP CO
8 15 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 13 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 13 (0.15%) Summit
10 12 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (0.12%) SunGard GMI
11 11 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 11 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.23%) SaaS
2 13 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.090%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.056%) Office 365
4 5 (0.056%) GitHub
4 5 (0.056%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (0.034%) IaaS
5 3 (0.034%) Force.com
5 3 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.023%) PaaS
6 2 (0.023%) Responsys
7 1 (0.011%) CheetahMail
7 1 (0.011%) Pure360
7 1 (0.011%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.011%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.011%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 198 (2.23%) Firewall
2 139 (1.56%) Internet
3 121 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 106 (1.19%) DNS
5 98 (1.10%) SAN
6 86 (0.97%) WAN
7 76 (0.86%) Intranet
8 72 (0.81%) LAN
8 72 (0.81%) Network Security
9 48 (0.54%) Multicast
10 45 (0.51%) BGP
11 42 (0.47%) VPN
11 42 (0.47%) LDAP
12 36 (0.41%) EIGRP
13 35 (0.39%) NAS
14 33 (0.37%) HTTP
14 33 (0.37%) OSPF
15 32 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (0.33%) SSL
16 29 (0.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 681 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 350 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
3 270 (3.04%) Oracle Database
4 240 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 187 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 162 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 131 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 127 (1.43%) QlikView
9 110 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 99 (1.11%) RDBMS
11 89 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 88 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 85 (0.96%) MS Access
14 82 (0.92%) Big Data
15 72 (0.81%) DB2
16 70 (0.79%) Data Mining
17 66 (0.74%) MongoDB
18 61 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
19 50 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
20 49 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 145 (1.63%) JIRA
2 134 (1.51%) Subversion
3 106 (1.19%) Maven
4 86 (0.97%) JUnit
5 84 (0.95%) TeamCity
6 63 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 62 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 57 (0.64%) Selenium
9 53 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
10 51 (0.57%) Visual Studio
11 38 (0.43%) Jenkins
12 37 (0.42%) Ant
13 32 (0.36%) LoadRunner
13 32 (0.36%) CruiseControl
14 31 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (0.32%) NUnit
15 28 (0.32%) Toad
16 27 (0.30%) Axure RP
16 27 (0.30%) Hudson
17 26 (0.29%) Cucumber
General
1 4595 (51.70%) Finance
2 3149 (35.43%) Investment Banking
3 1011 (11.38%) Retail
4 959 (10.79%) Front Office
5 731 (8.23%) Retail Banking
6 323 (3.63%) Back Office
7 271 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 261 (2.94%) Financial Institution
9 226 (2.54%) Legal
10 105 (1.18%) Marketing
11 88 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
12 84 (0.95%) Private Banking
13 60 (0.68%) International Banking
14 58 (0.65%) Advertising
14 58 (0.65%) Law
15 49 (0.55%) French Language
16 36 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 34 (0.38%) Manufacturing
18 33 (0.37%) German Language
19 32 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2532 (28.49%) Analyst
2 1908 (21.47%) Developer
3 1393 (15.67%) Business Analyst
4 1116 (12.56%) Project Manager
5 444 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 409 (4.60%) Architect
7 371 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
8 362 (4.07%) Consultant
9 296 (3.33%) C# Developer
10 214 (2.41%) Data Analyst
11 204 (2.30%) Administrator
12 202 (2.27%) Test Analyst
13 201 (2.26%) Programme Manager
14 197 (2.22%) Senior Developer
15 191 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
16 172 (1.94%) Support Analyst
17 160 (1.80%) .NET Developer
18 157 (1.77%) Senior Manager
19 152 (1.71%) Test Manager
20 142 (1.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 593 (6.67%) .NET
2 415 (4.67%) HTML
3 274 (3.08%) XML
4 238 (2.68%) Spring
5 224 (2.52%) CSS
6 212 (2.39%) ASP.NET
7 204 (2.30%) Web Services
8 195 (2.19%) WPF
9 192 (2.16%) HTML5
10 189 (2.13%) Middleware
11 163 (1.83%) WCF
12 155 (1.74%) J2EE
13 152 (1.71%) jQuery
14 119 (1.34%) Hibernate
15 110 (1.24%) JMS
16 102 (1.15%) AngularJS
17 96 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
17 96 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 93 (1.05%) .NET Framework
19 84 (0.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 501 (5.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 473 (5.32%) Derivative
3 402 (4.52%) Fixed Income
4 338 (3.80%) Credit Risk
5 267 (3.00%) Equities
6 245 (2.76%) Market Risk
7 201 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 175 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 118 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
10 105 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 104 (1.17%) Mainframe
12 100 (1.13%) Credit Derivative
13 98 (1.10%) Reference Data
14 96 (1.08%) PMI
15 84 (0.95%) Mathematics
16 83 (0.93%) Hedge funds
17 82 (0.92%) SWIFT
18 81 (0.91%) Blackberry
19 74 (0.83%) Online Banking
20 70 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 905 (10.18%) Windows
2 791 (8.90%) UNIX
3 724 (8.15%) Linux
4 210 (2.36%) Windows 7
5 186 (2.09%) Solaris
6 160 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 142 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 115 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 102 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 61 (0.69%) AIX
11 56 (0.63%) Android
12 50 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 34 (0.38%) SUSE
14 33 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 16 (0.18%) zOS
17 15 (0.17%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.090%) MVS
18 8 (0.090%) Windows 2000 Server
19 7 (0.079%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1068 (12.02%) Project Management
2 1064 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 672 (7.56%) Business Analysis
4 546 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
5 471 (5.30%) Change Management
6 454 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 428 (4.82%) Risk Management
8 406 (4.57%) Migration
9 401 (4.51%) ITIL
10 373 (4.20%) PRINCE2
11 366 (4.12%) Data Modelling
12 351 (3.95%) TDD
13 336 (3.78%) Data Analysis
14 325 (3.66%) Multithreading
15 317 (3.57%) Analytics
16 309 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
17 293 (3.30%) Scrum
18 285 (3.21%) OO
19 271 (3.05%) Low Latency
20 265 (2.98%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1708 (19.22%) SQL
2 1060 (11.93%) Java
3 769 (8.65%) C#
4 398 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 325 (3.66%) C++
6 258 (2.90%) Python
7 254 (2.86%) VBA
8 252 (2.84%) Perl
9 202 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 196 (2.21%) PL/SQL
11 154 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 133 (1.50%) C
13 121 (1.36%) T-SQL
14 95 (1.07%) VB
15 61 (0.69%) VBScript
16 42 (0.47%) Bash Shell
17 37 (0.42%) VB.NET
18 36 (0.41%) Scala
19 33 (0.37%) XAML
20 26 (0.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 490 (5.51%) Degree
2 159 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 142 (1.60%) ISEB
4 100 (1.13%) PMP
5 91 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 88 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 77 (0.87%) CISSP
8 70 (0.79%) CCNP
9 69 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 58 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 45 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 42 (0.47%) CISM
13 35 (0.39%) CISA
14 34 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 27 (0.30%) CCNA
16 26 (0.29%) CCIE
17 24 (0.27%) MCSE
17 24 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
17 24 (0.27%) Security Cleared
18 23 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (3.76%) QA
2 114 (1.28%) EMIR
3 95 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
4 85 (0.96%) Basel III
5 75 (0.84%) SLA
6 66 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 61 (0.69%) Data Quality
8 60 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 48 (0.54%) FATCA
10 36 (0.41%) MiFID
11 33 (0.37%) Basel II
12 30 (0.34%) PCI DSS
13 22 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 22 (0.25%) Solvency II
14 21 (0.24%) COBIT
15 16 (0.18%) COREP
16 12 (0.14%) AIFMD
17 11 (0.12%) CRD IV
18 10 (0.11%) FINREP
19 9 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 283 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 88 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (0.80%) XenApp
4 49 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 37 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 36 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 32 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 21 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 19 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 16 (0.18%) NFS
11 15 (0.17%) XenServer
12 14 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 14 (0.16%) vSphere
12 14 (0.16%) ACF2
13 13 (0.15%) RACF
14 11 (0.12%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.11%) HDFS
15 10 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 9 (0.10%) Terminal Services
17 7 (0.079%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 159 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 98 (1.10%) SCCM
3 79 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 78 (0.88%) Control-M
5 39 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
6 34 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 32 (0.36%) BladeLogic
7 32 (0.36%) Data Guard
8 31 (0.35%) Puppet
9 25 (0.28%) NetBackup
10 22 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 22 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
11 21 (0.24%) SCOM
12 18 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
12 18 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
13 17 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
14 12 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 11 (0.12%) WMI
16 10 (0.11%) Nagios
16 10 (0.11%) Ambari
Vendors
1 1070 (12.04%) Oracle
2 762 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 281 (3.16%) Sybase
4 215 (2.42%) Citrix
5 204 (2.30%) Cisco
6 190 (2.14%) IBM
6 190 (2.14%) Red Hat
7 172 (1.94%) HP
8 147 (1.65%) VMware
9 143 (1.61%) Business Objects
10 130 (1.46%) SAP
11 119 (1.34%) Cognos
12 106 (1.19%) Informatica
13 105 (1.18%) Bloomberg
14 102 (1.15%) TIBCO
15 95 (1.07%) CheckPoint
16 93 (1.05%) Juniper
17 92 (1.04%) Reuters
18 69 (0.78%) EMC
19 68 (0.77%) Adobe
London
Networking People
Rate: £370 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £1 to £10 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 7 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Volt
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
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Plymouth, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
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