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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 12 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Banking 4992 4213 6129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.39% 8.37% 12.74%
As % of the General category 23.71% 21.70% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3593 3080 4468
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 49
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -18.82%
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
21050 19417 20534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.61% 38.59% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13759 12255 13046
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 497 537
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.23 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +1 3700 £525 +5.00% 753
North West +7 338 £425 +6.25% 83
South East +32 283 £425 +6.25% 69
Yorkshire +1 208 £375 -5.66% 37
South West +3 191 £400 -5.04% 62
East Midlands +6 103 £425 - 13
West Midlands +12 81 £425 +41.66% 23
East of England -3 52 £475 +15.15% 24
North East +2 30 £425 +41.66% 6
Midlands +6 4 £675 +22.72% 1
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 5448 (58.45%) Finance
2 2870 (30.79%) Investment Banking
3 1750 (18.78%) SQL
4 1529 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
5 1332 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1167 (12.52%) Java
7 1162 (12.47%) Retail
8 1143 (12.26%) Project Management
9 980 (10.52%) Oracle
10 852 (9.14%) Front Office
11 850 (9.12%) C#
12 782 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
13 768 (8.24%) SQL Server
14 751 (8.06%) UNIX
15 744 (7.98%) Retail Banking
16 725 (7.78%) Business Analysis
17 719 (7.71%) .NET
18 699 (7.50%) Linux
19 694 (7.45%) Windows
20 681 (7.31%) Microsoft
21 607 (6.51%) MS Excel
22 547 (5.87%) Derivative
23 545 (5.85%) JavaScript
24 542 (5.82%) HTML
25 500 (5.36%) Migration
26 470 (5.04%) SDLC
27 464 (4.98%) Risk Management
28 458 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
29 444 (4.76%) Degree
30 414 (4.44%) Data Modelling

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 223 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 184 (1.97%) SAS
3 142 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 96 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
5 83 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 77 (0.83%) IIS
7 62 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 57 (0.61%) Apache
9 50 (0.54%) MS Exchange
10 48 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 47 (0.50%) Node.js
12 42 (0.45%) Lync
13 41 (0.44%) JBoss
14 39 (0.42%) MQSeries
15 34 (0.36%) CMS
16 32 (0.34%) Confluence
17 30 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
18 27 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 21 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
20 20 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 607 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 373 (4.00%) MS Office
3 241 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 210 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 200 (2.15%) MS Project
6 55 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 27 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 13 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
11 7 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.043%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.032%) SPSS
14 2 (0.021%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.021%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.021%) LaTeX
14 2 (0.021%) Maple
15 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.011%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 61 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.32%) Summit
3 29 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
4 24 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 21 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 16 (0.17%) Markit EDM
8 14 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 14 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 14 (0.15%) RMDS
9 13 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 12 (0.13%) ACBS
11 11 (0.12%) ION MarketView
11 11 (0.12%) Loan IQ
11 11 (0.12%) Temenos T24
12 9 (0.097%) Adaptiv
12 9 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
13 8 (0.086%) Oracle Assets
13 8 (0.086%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.34%) SaaS
2 31 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (0.29%) PaaS
4 26 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.23%) Office 365
6 13 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
6 13 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.11%) IaaS
8 7 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.064%) IBM Blueworks
10 5 (0.054%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.043%) Taleo
11 4 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.021%) Google Checkout
12 2 (0.021%) Force.com
13 1 (0.011%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.011%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.011%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 160 (1.72%) Firewall
2 157 (1.68%) Internet
3 128 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 120 (1.29%) SAN
5 92 (0.99%) DNS
6 73 (0.78%) LAN
7 63 (0.68%) WAN
8 55 (0.59%) LDAP
8 55 (0.59%) NAS
9 52 (0.56%) VPN
10 51 (0.55%) Multicast
11 49 (0.53%) BGP
12 48 (0.52%) Network Security
13 45 (0.48%) HTTP
14 43 (0.46%) DHCP
14 43 (0.46%) OSPF
15 36 (0.39%) Intranet
16 35 (0.38%) MPLS
16 35 (0.38%) SSL
17 29 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 411 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 281 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 224 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 216 (2.32%) Oracle Database
6 210 (2.25%) Big Data
7 184 (1.97%) Hadoop
8 148 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
9 142 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 139 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 121 (1.30%) QlikView
12 102 (1.09%) DB2
13 101 (1.08%) RDBMS
14 88 (0.94%) MS Access
15 86 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 85 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
17 77 (0.83%) NoSQL
18 73 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
19 64 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
20 60 (0.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 205 (2.20%) JIRA
2 154 (1.65%) Subversion
3 146 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 144 (1.55%) Maven
5 101 (1.08%) Jenkins
6 98 (1.05%) TeamCity
7 66 (0.71%) Selenium
7 66 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 64 (0.69%) JUnit
9 55 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 48 (0.52%) Ant
11 41 (0.44%) Grunt
12 39 (0.42%) Cucumber
13 33 (0.35%) jMock
13 33 (0.35%) NUnit
14 29 (0.31%) ERwin
14 29 (0.31%) SpecFlow
15 28 (0.30%) HP UFT
16 27 (0.29%) Gradle
16 27 (0.29%) Hudson
General
1 5448 (58.45%) Finance
2 2870 (30.79%) Investment Banking
3 1162 (12.47%) Retail
4 852 (9.14%) Front Office
5 744 (7.98%) Retail Banking
6 265 (2.84%) Legal
7 252 (2.70%) Back Office
8 249 (2.67%) Financial Institution
9 246 (2.64%) Telecoms
10 132 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
11 104 (1.12%) Law
12 101 (1.08%) Marketing
13 66 (0.71%) Private Banking
14 62 (0.67%) Advertising
15 56 (0.60%) General Ledger
16 42 (0.45%) International Banking
17 33 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
18 32 (0.34%) Billing
19 31 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 29 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2657 (28.51%) Analyst
2 2102 (22.55%) Developer
3 1551 (16.64%) Business Analyst
4 1237 (13.27%) Project Manager
5 527 (5.65%) Architect
6 509 (5.46%) Banking Business Analyst
7 482 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 352 (3.78%) Consultant
9 314 (3.37%) C# Developer
10 284 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
11 269 (2.89%) Data Analyst
12 260 (2.79%) Senior Developer
13 209 (2.24%) Test Manager
14 207 (2.22%) Test Analyst
15 203 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
16 196 (2.10%) Senior Business Analyst
17 193 (2.07%) SQL Developer
18 182 (1.95%) .NET Developer
19 175 (1.88%) Programme Manager
20 174 (1.87%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 719 (7.71%) .NET
2 542 (5.82%) HTML
3 342 (3.67%) XML
4 321 (3.44%) HTML5
5 256 (2.75%) Web Services
6 247 (2.65%) CSS
7 220 (2.36%) ASP.NET
7 220 (2.36%) AngularJS
8 217 (2.33%) Spring
9 194 (2.08%) WPF
10 180 (1.93%) Middleware
11 156 (1.67%) WCF
12 148 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
13 137 (1.47%) J2EE
14 128 (1.37%) jQuery
15 125 (1.34%) SOAP
16 117 (1.26%) REST
17 116 (1.24%) RESTful
18 115 (1.23%) JMS
19 112 (1.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 782 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 547 (5.87%) Derivative
3 409 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 340 (3.65%) Fixed Income
5 327 (3.51%) Credit Risk
6 300 (3.22%) Equities
7 241 (2.59%) Data Centre
8 221 (2.37%) Market Risk
9 195 (2.09%) User Experience
10 156 (1.67%) Management Information System
11 155 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
12 135 (1.45%) Computer Science
13 132 (1.42%) SWIFT
14 113 (1.21%) Reference Data
15 110 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
16 104 (1.12%) Online Banking
17 92 (0.99%) Mainframe
18 87 (0.93%) Mathematics
19 86 (0.92%) Visualisation
20 75 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 751 (8.06%) UNIX
2 699 (7.50%) Linux
3 694 (7.45%) Windows
4 180 (1.93%) Solaris
5 106 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 105 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 88 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (0.80%) AIX
9 69 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 63 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 57 (0.61%) Android
12 56 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 35 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (0.21%) zOS
15 19 (0.20%) SUSE
16 11 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
17 10 (0.11%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.075%) Windows 8
19 6 (0.064%) Windows 2000 Server
19 6 (0.064%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1529 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1332 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1143 (12.26%) Project Management
4 725 (7.78%) Business Analysis
5 500 (5.36%) Migration
6 470 (5.04%) SDLC
7 464 (4.98%) Risk Management
8 458 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 414 (4.44%) Data Modelling
10 407 (4.37%) Change Management
11 399 (4.28%) Scrum
12 395 (4.24%) TDD
13 360 (3.86%) PRINCE2
14 353 (3.79%) Data Analysis
15 342 (3.67%) ETL
16 335 (3.59%) ITIL
17 327 (3.51%) Analytics
18 314 (3.37%) Multithreading
19 311 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
20 297 (3.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1750 (18.78%) SQL
2 1167 (12.52%) Java
3 850 (9.12%) C#
4 545 (5.85%) JavaScript
5 363 (3.89%) C++
6 330 (3.54%) Python
7 255 (2.74%) Perl
8 242 (2.60%) VBA
9 198 (2.12%) PL/SQL
10 178 (1.91%) Scala
11 176 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 175 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 140 (1.50%) PowerShell
14 105 (1.13%) C
15 88 (0.94%) VB
16 65 (0.70%) Bash Shell
17 55 (0.59%) VB.NET
18 48 (0.52%) Korn
19 42 (0.45%) VBScript
20 40 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 444 (4.76%) Degree
2 146 (1.57%) ISEB
3 115 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 93 (1.00%) PMP
5 85 (0.91%) CISSP
6 84 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 75 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 50 (0.54%) CCNP
10 48 (0.52%) CISA
11 47 (0.50%) CISM
12 36 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 34 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (0.35%) Security Cleared
15 24 (0.26%) CCNA
16 23 (0.25%) CCIE
17 20 (0.21%) SC Cleared
17 20 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 17 (0.18%) CCA
19 16 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (3.58%) QA
2 130 (1.39%) EMIR
3 113 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 110 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 101 (1.08%) MiFID
6 78 (0.84%) SLA
7 70 (0.75%) Basel III
8 55 (0.59%) FATCA
9 37 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 33 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 31 (0.33%) Basel II
12 26 (0.28%) COREP
13 25 (0.27%) COBIT
14 20 (0.21%) Solvency II
14 20 (0.21%) CRD IV
15 16 (0.17%) PCI DSS
16 9 (0.097%) FINREP
17 7 (0.075%) AIFMD
17 7 (0.075%) HIPAA
18 6 (0.064%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 229 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 115 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (0.54%) XenApp
4 33 (0.35%) VMware ESX
5 32 (0.34%) HDFS
6 28 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
6 28 (0.30%) vSphere
7 25 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 23 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 22 (0.24%) NFS
10 18 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.17%) Hyper-V
12 15 (0.16%) Docker
13 13 (0.14%) KVM
14 11 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (0.097%) Xen
16 8 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (0.086%) RACF
17 6 (0.064%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 154 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 70 (0.75%) Puppet
3 65 (0.70%) Control-M
4 54 (0.58%) SCCM
5 49 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 43 (0.46%) NetBackup
8 32 (0.34%) SCOM
9 29 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
10 28 (0.30%) BladeLogic
11 22 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
12 18 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
13 17 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 16 (0.17%) Data Guard
15 15 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 14 (0.15%) Nagios
17 13 (0.14%) Oozie
18 12 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
19 10 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 10 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 980 (10.52%) Oracle
2 681 (7.31%) Microsoft
3 272 (2.92%) IBM
4 241 (2.59%) Sybase
5 201 (2.16%) HP
6 181 (1.94%) VMware
7 164 (1.76%) Informatica
8 163 (1.75%) Cisco
9 162 (1.74%) SAP
10 141 (1.51%) Citrix
11 124 (1.33%) Red Hat
12 118 (1.27%) TIBCO
13 77 (0.83%) EMC
14 76 (0.82%) Teradata
15 73 (0.78%) Symantec
16 70 (0.75%) Bloomberg
17 68 (0.73%) Adobe
18 64 (0.69%) ServiceNow
19 63 (0.68%) Murex
20 55 (0.59%) Remedy
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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