The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 14 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 4253 6083 6755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.62% 13.06% 12.76%
As % of the General category 22.31% 30.33% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3143 4412 4946
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 54 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £12.80 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.50 £41.75 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +2.27%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19066 20058 23595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.63% 43.05% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12069 12619 14383
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 560 680
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.21 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £44.97 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Banking
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 3280 £500 - 750
South East -7 211 £414 -2.64% 95
North West -5 201 £420 +5.93% 54
South West -8 169 £417 +5.36% 93
Yorkshire -5 167 £396 +1.53% 41
East Midlands +5 82 £425 -7.10% 13
West Midlands 0 68 £300 -30.23% 18
East of England +13 59 £413 +42.24% 28
North East -38 2 - - 5
Midlands 0 1 £550 +22.22%
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4709 (52.76%) Finance
2 3138 (35.16%) Investment Banking
3 1701 (19.06%) SQL
4 1097 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1094 (12.26%) Project Management
6 1084 (12.14%) Oracle
7 1048 (11.74%) Java
8 1011 (11.33%) Retail
9 959 (10.74%) Front Office
10 901 (10.09%) Windows
11 763 (8.55%) C#
12 754 (8.45%) UNIX
13 748 (8.38%) Retail Banking
14 733 (8.21%) Microsoft
15 702 (7.86%) Linux
16 690 (7.73%) Business Analysis
17 687 (7.70%) SQL Server
18 597 (6.69%) .NET
19 563 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
20 534 (5.98%) MS Excel
21 509 (5.70%) Change Management
22 506 (5.67%) Derivative
23 498 (5.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 481 (5.39%) Degree
25 470 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
26 440 (4.93%) Risk Management
27 434 (4.86%) ITIL
28 429 (4.81%) HTML
29 406 (4.55%) Migration
30 405 (4.54%) JavaScript

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 232 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 172 (1.93%) WebSphere
3 134 (1.50%) SAS
4 110 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 82 (0.92%) Apache
6 79 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 76 (0.85%) IIS
8 75 (0.84%) CMS
9 73 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
10 60 (0.67%) MS Exchange
11 57 (0.64%) IBM Notes
12 56 (0.63%) Lync
13 52 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
14 44 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
15 37 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
15 37 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
16 35 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
17 34 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 32 (0.36%) FileNet
19 30 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 534 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 361 (4.04%) MS Office
3 258 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 216 (2.42%) MS Project
5 171 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 52 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 40 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 32 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 12 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
11 10 (0.11%) RoboHelp
12 7 (0.078%) InfoPath
13 5 (0.056%) Open Workbench
14 4 (0.045%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.034%) InDesign
15 3 (0.034%) SPSS
16 2 (0.022%) Acrobat
16 2 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.022%) Stata
17 1 (0.011%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 58 (0.65%) RMDS
2 29 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
3 25 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 23 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 20 (0.22%) Temenos T24
6 20 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 19 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 19 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 19 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
8 18 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 17 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 13 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
10 13 (0.15%) Summit
10 13 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
11 12 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 12 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
12 11 (0.12%) CA Clarity
12 11 (0.12%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.17%) SaaS
2 8 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.067%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.056%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (0.056%) GitHub
5 4 (0.045%) IaaS
5 4 (0.045%) Taleo
6 3 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.022%) Responsys
7 2 (0.022%) Office 365
7 2 (0.022%) PaaS
7 2 (0.022%) Force.com
8 1 (0.011%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.011%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.011%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.011%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.011%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 202 (2.26%) Firewall
2 145 (1.62%) Internet
3 113 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 102 (1.14%) DNS
5 99 (1.11%) SAN
6 90 (1.01%) WAN
7 75 (0.84%) Network Security
8 74 (0.83%) LAN
9 71 (0.80%) Intranet
10 50 (0.56%) Multicast
11 44 (0.49%) BGP
12 42 (0.47%) LDAP
13 39 (0.44%) NAS
13 39 (0.44%) VPN
14 35 (0.39%) EIGRP
15 33 (0.37%) VoIP
16 32 (0.36%) HTTP
17 31 (0.35%) OSPF
18 30 (0.34%) DHCP
19 29 (0.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 687 (7.70%) SQL Server
2 364 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 285 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 226 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 185 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 167 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 124 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 122 (1.37%) QlikView
9 112 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 98 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 91 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
12 90 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 80 (0.90%) MS Access
14 74 (0.83%) Data Mining
15 72 (0.81%) DB2
16 68 (0.76%) Big Data
17 65 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
18 56 (0.63%) MongoDB
18 56 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
19 41 (0.46%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 147 (1.65%) JIRA
2 140 (1.57%) Subversion
3 116 (1.30%) Maven
4 84 (0.94%) JUnit
5 78 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 69 (0.77%) Selenium
7 56 (0.63%) Ant
7 56 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
7 56 (0.63%) Eclipse
7 56 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 50 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 47 (0.53%) Jenkins
10 42 (0.47%) LoadRunner
11 31 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (0.34%) CruiseControl
13 28 (0.31%) NUnit
13 28 (0.31%) Cucumber
14 26 (0.29%) Hudson
15 24 (0.27%) SoapUI
15 24 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 4709 (52.76%) Finance
2 3138 (35.16%) Investment Banking
3 1011 (11.33%) Retail
4 959 (10.74%) Front Office
5 748 (8.38%) Retail Banking
6 331 (3.71%) Back Office
7 279 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 268 (3.00%) Financial Institution
9 241 (2.70%) Legal
10 109 (1.22%) Marketing
11 94 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
12 88 (0.99%) Private Banking
13 65 (0.73%) Advertising
13 65 (0.73%) International Banking
14 60 (0.67%) Law
15 42 (0.47%) French Language
16 38 (0.43%) German Language
17 35 (0.39%) Manufacturing
18 33 (0.37%) Spanish Language
19 30 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2525 (28.29%) Analyst
2 1906 (21.35%) Developer
3 1399 (15.67%) Business Analyst
4 1143 (12.81%) Project Manager
5 428 (4.79%) Java Developer
6 425 (4.76%) Architect
7 369 (4.13%) Consultant
8 356 (3.99%) Banking Business Analyst
9 308 (3.45%) C# Developer
10 207 (2.32%) Senior Developer
11 205 (2.30%) Programme Manager
12 201 (2.25%) Test Analyst
13 197 (2.21%) Data Analyst
14 195 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
14 195 (2.18%) Administrator
15 173 (1.94%) Support Analyst
16 169 (1.89%) Senior Manager
16 169 (1.89%) .NET Developer
17 157 (1.76%) Test Manager
18 152 (1.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 597 (6.69%) .NET
2 429 (4.81%) HTML
3 284 (3.18%) XML
4 244 (2.73%) Spring
5 216 (2.42%) Web Services
5 216 (2.42%) CSS
6 212 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 199 (2.23%) WPF
8 193 (2.16%) HTML5
9 182 (2.04%) Middleware
10 171 (1.92%) WCF
11 161 (1.80%) jQuery
12 154 (1.73%) J2EE
13 120 (1.34%) JMS
14 118 (1.32%) Hibernate
15 95 (1.06%) AngularJS
16 93 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 90 (1.01%) .NET Framework
18 86 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
19 84 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 506 (5.67%) Derivative
2 498 (5.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 383 (4.29%) Fixed Income
4 338 (3.79%) Credit Risk
5 280 (3.14%) Equities
6 226 (2.53%) Market Risk
7 214 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 166 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 121 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 113 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
11 99 (1.11%) PMI
12 97 (1.09%) Reference Data
13 95 (1.06%) Mainframe
14 92 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
15 90 (1.01%) SWIFT
16 88 (0.99%) Blackberry
17 87 (0.97%) Mathematics
18 83 (0.93%) Online Banking
19 81 (0.91%) Hedge funds
20 64 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 901 (10.09%) Windows
2 754 (8.45%) UNIX
3 702 (7.86%) Linux
4 206 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 199 (2.23%) Solaris
6 142 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 130 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 109 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 104 (1.17%) Windows XP
10 62 (0.69%) AIX
10 62 (0.69%) Android
11 52 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 29 (0.32%) SUSE
13 28 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.16%) zOS
15 14 (0.16%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.090%) MVS
17 7 (0.078%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.067%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1097 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1094 (12.26%) Project Management
3 690 (7.73%) Business Analysis
4 563 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
5 509 (5.70%) Change Management
6 470 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 440 (4.93%) Risk Management
8 434 (4.86%) ITIL
9 406 (4.55%) Migration
10 402 (4.50%) PRINCE2
11 377 (4.22%) Data Modelling
12 356 (3.99%) Data Analysis
13 355 (3.98%) TDD
14 312 (3.50%) Analytics
15 296 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
16 292 (3.27%) Multithreading
17 287 (3.22%) Scrum
18 264 (2.96%) OO
19 254 (2.85%) ETL
20 247 (2.77%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1701 (19.06%) SQL
2 1048 (11.74%) Java
3 763 (8.55%) C#
4 405 (4.54%) JavaScript
5 330 (3.70%) C++
6 249 (2.79%) Python
7 235 (2.63%) VBA
7 235 (2.63%) Perl
8 210 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 201 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 141 (1.58%) C
10 141 (1.58%) PowerShell
11 122 (1.37%) T-SQL
12 94 (1.05%) VB
13 56 (0.63%) VBScript
14 40 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 40 (0.45%) Bash Shell
15 37 (0.41%) Scala
16 32 (0.36%) XAML
17 25 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 481 (5.39%) Degree
2 159 (1.78%) PMI Certification
3 145 (1.62%) ISEB
4 100 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 97 (1.09%) PMP
6 93 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (0.95%) CISSP
8 73 (0.82%) CCNP
8 73 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 63 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 59 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (0.52%) CISM
12 41 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 39 (0.44%) CISA
14 30 (0.34%) CCIE
15 28 (0.31%) CCNA
16 27 (0.30%) Security Cleared
17 25 (0.28%) CIMA
17 25 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
18 22 (0.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (3.80%) QA
2 110 (1.23%) EMIR
3 99 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 84 (0.94%) Basel III
5 78 (0.87%) SLA
6 68 (0.76%) ISO 9001
7 65 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 65 (0.73%) Data Quality
8 46 (0.52%) FATCA
9 35 (0.39%) PCI DSS
10 34 (0.38%) Basel II
11 28 (0.31%) MiFID
12 26 (0.29%) COBIT
13 23 (0.26%) Solvency II
14 21 (0.24%) COREP
15 20 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 16 (0.18%) CRD IV
17 15 (0.17%) FINREP
18 11 (0.12%) WAI
19 10 (0.11%) AIFMD
System Software
1 278 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 91 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (0.81%) XenApp
4 50 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 37 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 36 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 32 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 15 (0.17%) XenServer
8 15 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 14 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 13 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 13 (0.15%) NFS
11 10 (0.11%) ACF2
11 10 (0.11%) RACF
12 9 (0.10%) vSphere
13 7 (0.078%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.067%) Snort
14 6 (0.067%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (0.067%) SRDF
15 5 (0.056%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 159 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 91 (1.02%) SCCM
3 80 (0.90%) Tivoli
4 76 (0.85%) Control-M
5 38 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
6 34 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 32 (0.36%) Data Guard
7 32 (0.36%) BladeLogic
8 28 (0.31%) Puppet
9 23 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 22 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
11 21 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 17 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
12 17 (0.19%) SCOM
12 17 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
13 16 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
14 13 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 13 (0.15%) Nagios
15 12 (0.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 10 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 1084 (12.14%) Oracle
2 733 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 287 (3.22%) Sybase
4 207 (2.32%) Citrix
5 201 (2.25%) IBM
6 199 (2.23%) Cisco
7 173 (1.94%) HP
8 169 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 144 (1.61%) VMware
10 142 (1.59%) Business Objects
11 130 (1.46%) SAP
12 120 (1.34%) Cognos
13 110 (1.23%) TIBCO
14 106 (1.19%) Bloomberg
15 104 (1.17%) Informatica
16 98 (1.10%) Reuters
17 86 (0.96%) CheckPoint
17 86 (0.96%) Juniper
18 66 (0.74%) EMC
19 65 (0.73%) Sun
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £530.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Essex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: dependent on experience and skill set
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £601 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago