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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 12 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 4644 5437 5382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.81% 11.48% 11.57%
As % of the General category 22.75% 27.43% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3555 4140 3974
Average daily rate
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£488 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.70% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 21
Average hourly rate £18.13 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £9.92 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £125.00 £76.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £10.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -31.66%
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
20409 19820 19855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.70% 41.85% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13284 12899 11897
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 513 734
Average hourly rate £22.67 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 3623 £500 -4.76% 716
South East -22 221 £400 -5.82% 76
South West -2 204 £430 +8.72% 80
North West -8 186 £420 +11.86% 36
Yorkshire -2 144 £400 +5.26% 41
West Midlands +2 91 £363 -7.93% 21
East Midlands +14 88 £425 +134.48% 10
East of England +29 56 £406 -7.14% 49
North East -15 22 £375 -25.00% 4
Midlands 0 2 £350 -60.00% 1
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4473 (50.46%) Finance
2 3074 (34.68%) Investment Banking
3 1709 (19.28%) SQL
4 1293 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
5 1219 (13.75%) Java
6 1109 (12.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 1089 (12.28%) Oracle
8 995 (11.22%) Project Management
9 994 (11.21%) Retail
10 977 (11.02%) Front Office
11 897 (10.12%) Windows
12 851 (9.60%) UNIX
13 779 (8.79%) Linux
14 737 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
15 734 (8.28%) Microsoft
16 716 (8.08%) C#
17 692 (7.81%) Retail Banking
18 671 (7.57%) Business Analysis
19 660 (7.45%) SQL Server
20 586 (6.61%) .NET
21 544 (6.14%) Degree
22 524 (5.91%) MS Excel
23 509 (5.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 498 (5.62%) JavaScript
25 487 (5.49%) Derivative
26 458 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
27 457 (5.16%) HTML
28 438 (4.94%) Migration
29 408 (4.60%) Risk Management
30 402 (4.53%) TDD

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 228 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 173 (1.95%) WebSphere
3 167 (1.88%) SAS
4 111 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 101 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 80 (0.90%) CMS
7 79 (0.89%) IIS
8 74 (0.83%) Apache
9 68 (0.77%) JBoss
9 68 (0.77%) MS Exchange
10 58 (0.65%) Lync
11 56 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
12 50 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 43 (0.49%) Node.js
14 42 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
15 41 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
16 35 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
17 32 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
18 29 (0.33%) Confluence
18 29 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 524 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 381 (4.30%) MS Office
3 246 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 208 (2.35%) MS Project
5 199 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 80 (0.90%) Photoshop
7 49 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 42 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
9 19 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 15 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 11 (0.12%) Acrobat
13 6 (0.068%) Open Workbench
14 5 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (0.045%) InDesign
16 3 (0.034%) DOC1
16 3 (0.034%) SPSS
17 2 (0.023%) RoboHelp
18 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
18 1 (0.011%) Stata
Business Applications
1 53 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 36 (0.41%) Summit
4 35 (0.39%) ION MarketView
4 35 (0.39%) RMDS
5 34 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
6 23 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 20 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 20 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 16 (0.18%) Temenos T24
9 14 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 14 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
9 14 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 13 (0.15%) Loan IQ
10 13 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
11 12 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
12 11 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
13 10 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.11%) SAP BPC
13 10 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.36%) SaaS
2 25 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
5 9 (0.10%) Force.com
5 9 (0.10%) Office 365
6 7 (0.079%) IaaS
7 6 (0.068%) GitHub
8 3 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.034%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.034%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.023%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.023%) Taleo
10 1 (0.011%) PaaS
10 1 (0.011%) Heroku
10 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.011%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.011%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.011%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 204 (2.30%) Firewall
2 161 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 134 (1.51%) Internet
4 126 (1.42%) DNS
5 122 (1.38%) SAN
6 120 (1.35%) LAN
7 117 (1.32%) WAN
8 69 (0.78%) Intranet
9 67 (0.76%) BGP
10 61 (0.69%) OSPF
11 60 (0.68%) Network Security
12 59 (0.67%) VPN
13 51 (0.58%) Multicast
14 40 (0.45%) NAS
15 39 (0.44%) LDAP
16 36 (0.41%) DHCP
16 36 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (0.39%) VLAN
17 35 (0.39%) EIGRP
18 33 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 660 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 371 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
3 282 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 230 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 182 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 157 (1.77%) Big Data
7 151 (1.70%) QlikView
8 142 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 137 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 129 (1.46%) RDBMS
11 104 (1.17%) DB2
12 101 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 88 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
14 77 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 77 (0.87%) MongoDB
15 64 (0.72%) Data Mining
16 58 (0.65%) NoSQL
17 54 (0.61%) MS Access
18 52 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
18 52 (0.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 154 (1.74%) JIRA
2 138 (1.56%) Maven
3 132 (1.49%) Subversion
4 90 (1.02%) TeamCity
5 89 (1.00%) JUnit
6 76 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 61 (0.69%) Visual Studio
8 58 (0.65%) Ant
9 49 (0.55%) Eclipse
10 47 (0.53%) Selenium
10 47 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
10 47 (0.53%) NUnit
11 43 (0.49%) CruiseControl
12 42 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 37 (0.42%) Jenkins
13 37 (0.42%) jMock
14 31 (0.35%) Cucumber
14 31 (0.35%) Grunt
15 27 (0.30%) Toad
15 27 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 4473 (50.46%) Finance
2 3074 (34.68%) Investment Banking
3 994 (11.21%) Retail
4 977 (11.02%) Front Office
5 692 (7.81%) Retail Banking
6 275 (3.10%) Financial Institution
7 253 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 252 (2.84%) Back Office
9 205 (2.31%) Legal
10 89 (1.00%) Marketing
11 83 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
12 60 (0.68%) Law
13 57 (0.64%) International Banking
14 51 (0.58%) Advertising
15 42 (0.47%) Private Banking
16 41 (0.46%) Manufacturing
17 40 (0.45%) French Language
18 33 (0.37%) Spanish Language
19 27 (0.30%) General Ledger
20 26 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2421 (27.31%) Analyst
2 2099 (23.68%) Developer
3 1335 (15.06%) Business Analyst
4 1031 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 543 (6.13%) Java Developer
6 505 (5.70%) Architect
7 371 (4.18%) Consultant
8 361 (4.07%) Banking Business Analyst
9 261 (2.94%) C# Developer
10 221 (2.49%) Senior Developer
11 212 (2.39%) Support Analyst
12 201 (2.27%) Programme Manager
13 198 (2.23%) Data Analyst
14 197 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
15 180 (2.03%) Administrator
16 171 (1.93%) Test Analyst
17 169 (1.91%) Test Manager
18 161 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
19 156 (1.76%) C++ Developer
20 149 (1.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (6.61%) .NET
2 457 (5.16%) HTML
3 332 (3.75%) XML
4 252 (2.84%) Spring
5 239 (2.70%) HTML5
6 238 (2.68%) CSS
7 211 (2.38%) Middleware
8 201 (2.27%) Web Services
9 187 (2.11%) WPF
10 173 (1.95%) jQuery
11 149 (1.68%) WCF
12 148 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
13 143 (1.61%) Hibernate
14 142 (1.60%) ASP.NET
15 140 (1.58%) J2EE
16 135 (1.52%) AngularJS
17 106 (1.20%) SOAP
17 106 (1.20%) JMS
18 103 (1.16%) REST
19 85 (0.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 737 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 509 (5.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 487 (5.49%) Derivative
4 383 (4.32%) Fixed Income
5 290 (3.27%) Credit Risk
6 260 (2.93%) Equities
7 230 (2.59%) Market Risk
8 217 (2.45%) User Experience
9 178 (2.01%) Computer Science
10 166 (1.87%) Management Information System
11 141 (1.59%) Mainframe
12 140 (1.58%) Mobile Banking
13 136 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 111 (1.25%) Mobile App
15 103 (1.16%) SWIFT
16 93 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
17 92 (1.04%) Reference Data
18 91 (1.03%) Mathematics
18 91 (1.03%) Online Banking
19 87 (0.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 897 (10.12%) Windows
2 851 (9.60%) UNIX
3 779 (8.79%) Linux
4 197 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 175 (1.97%) Solaris
6 169 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 143 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 104 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 98 (1.11%) Windows XP
10 81 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 71 (0.80%) Android
12 59 (0.67%) AIX
13 50 (0.56%) SUSE
13 50 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 38 (0.43%) zOS
15 19 (0.21%) HPUX
16 11 (0.12%) Windows 2000
16 11 (0.12%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 8 (0.090%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1293 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1109 (12.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 995 (11.22%) Project Management
4 671 (7.57%) Business Analysis
5 458 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 438 (4.94%) Migration
7 408 (4.60%) Risk Management
8 402 (4.53%) TDD
8 402 (4.53%) Multithreading
9 399 (4.50%) Change Management
10 375 (4.23%) ITIL
11 370 (4.17%) OO
12 366 (4.13%) Data Modelling
13 365 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
14 343 (3.87%) PRINCE2
15 328 (3.70%) Analytics
16 316 (3.56%) Scrum
17 295 (3.33%) Data Analysis
18 284 (3.20%) ETL
19 282 (3.18%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1709 (19.28%) SQL
2 1219 (13.75%) Java
3 716 (8.08%) C#
4 498 (5.62%) JavaScript
5 392 (4.42%) C++
6 295 (3.33%) Python
7 267 (3.01%) VBA
8 263 (2.97%) Perl
9 236 (2.66%) Shell Script
10 211 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 167 (1.88%) PowerShell
12 139 (1.57%) C
13 122 (1.38%) T-SQL
14 89 (1.00%) VB
15 61 (0.69%) Scala
16 55 (0.62%) VBScript
17 50 (0.56%) Ruby
18 49 (0.55%) Bash Shell
19 47 (0.53%) Korn
20 33 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 544 (6.14%) Degree
2 138 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 126 (1.42%) ISEB
4 114 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (1.00%) PMP
6 80 (0.90%) CCNP
7 64 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 63 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 59 (0.67%) CISSP
10 50 (0.56%) CCNA
11 44 (0.50%) ISTQB
12 41 (0.46%) CISM
13 32 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 32 (0.36%) CISA
14 31 (0.35%) Security Cleared
15 30 (0.34%) MCSE
16 28 (0.32%) CIMA
17 27 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 24 (0.27%) ACCA
19 23 (0.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (3.41%) QA
2 91 (1.03%) EMIR
3 82 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
4 80 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 68 (0.77%) Basel III
6 54 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 52 (0.59%) FATCA
8 50 (0.56%) Data Quality
9 47 (0.53%) SLA
10 36 (0.41%) MiFID
11 35 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 33 (0.37%) Basel II
13 31 (0.35%) PCI DSS
14 28 (0.32%) COBIT
15 26 (0.29%) Solvency II
16 20 (0.23%) COREP
17 17 (0.19%) FINREP
18 9 (0.10%) CRD IV
19 8 (0.090%) GAAP
20 4 (0.045%) AIFMD
System Software
1 233 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 104 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (0.56%) XenApp
4 47 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 47 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 38 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 38 (0.43%) ACF2
6 34 (0.38%) RACF
7 32 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 31 (0.35%) NFS
9 30 (0.34%) vSphere
10 27 (0.30%) HDFS
11 26 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 23 (0.26%) XenServer
12 23 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 23 (0.26%) Apache Flume
13 22 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 20 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 18 (0.20%) ProxySG
16 15 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 176 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 99 (1.12%) Control-M
3 74 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 72 (0.81%) SCCM
5 43 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
6 38 (0.43%) Puppet
7 30 (0.34%) BladeLogic
8 28 (0.32%) SCOM
8 28 (0.32%) Data Guard
9 26 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 24 (0.27%) NetBackup
11 23 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
12 21 (0.24%) Oozie
13 20 (0.23%) Ambari
14 19 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
15 18 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 12 (0.14%) WMI
18 11 (0.12%) HP SIM
19 10 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1089 (12.28%) Oracle
2 734 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 263 (2.97%) Sybase
4 254 (2.87%) Cisco
5 234 (2.64%) IBM
6 206 (2.32%) Citrix
7 204 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 197 (2.22%) VMware
9 190 (2.14%) HP
10 161 (1.82%) SAP
11 145 (1.64%) Business Objects
12 131 (1.48%) TIBCO
13 118 (1.33%) Informatica
14 117 (1.32%) Adobe
14 117 (1.32%) Cognos
15 96 (1.08%) CheckPoint
16 87 (0.98%) Bloomberg
17 84 (0.95%) F5
18 83 (0.94%) Juniper
18 83 (0.94%) Murex
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £900 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £415 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
The Datawarehousing Company
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago