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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 13 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 4103 4614 4261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.84% 10.49% 10.52%
As % of the General category 22.79% 25.54% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3008 3440 3116
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 £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 31
Average hourly rate £10.44 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.80% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £118.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -37.25%
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
18006 18063 16486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.77% 41.07% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11808 11443 10043
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 565 637
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 3095 £500 -4.76% 837
South East +3 210 £415 -1.19% 126
South West +5 189 £467 +16.75% 107
North West -5 185 £400 -1.53% 58
Yorkshire -4 156 £415 +10.66% 72
East Midlands +10 120 £425 +1.19% 21
East of England +29 64 £463 +2.77% 38
West Midlands -17 59 £375 - 28
North East 0 16 £363 - 8
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4354 (50.49%) Finance
2 2889 (33.50%) Investment Banking
3 1640 (19.02%) SQL
4 1285 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
5 1224 (14.19%) Java
6 1075 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 990 (11.48%) Oracle
8 981 (11.38%) Retail
9 955 (11.07%) Project Management
10 911 (10.56%) Front Office
11 861 (9.98%) UNIX
12 801 (9.29%) Windows
13 727 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
14 719 (8.34%) Linux
15 685 (7.94%) Microsoft
16 678 (7.86%) Retail Banking
17 653 (7.57%) C#
18 627 (7.27%) Business Analysis
19 596 (6.91%) SQL Server
20 563 (6.53%) .NET
21 525 (6.09%) MS Excel
22 519 (6.02%) Degree
23 517 (5.99%) JavaScript
24 498 (5.77%) Derivative
25 483 (5.60%) HTML
26 480 (5.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 401 (4.65%) Migration
28 398 (4.62%) Risk Management
29 389 (4.51%) C++
30 388 (4.50%) Data Modelling

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 220 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 162 (1.88%) WebSphere
3 149 (1.73%) SAS
4 86 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 79 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 67 (0.78%) CMS
7 66 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 57 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 55 (0.64%) IIS
10 54 (0.63%) Apache
11 51 (0.59%) JBoss
12 45 (0.52%) Lync
13 43 (0.50%) Node.js
14 41 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
15 40 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
16 38 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
17 34 (0.39%) Confluence
18 32 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
19 28 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
19 28 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 525 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 381 (4.42%) MS Office
3 232 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 194 (2.25%) MS Project
5 175 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 70 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 46 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 34 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 22 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
11 11 (0.13%) Acrobat
11 11 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.070%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.058%) InDesign
14 4 (0.046%) SPSS
15 3 (0.035%) DOC1
16 2 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.023%) InfoPath
16 2 (0.023%) PowerPivot
17 1 (0.012%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 46 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.48%) SAP FI
3 35 (0.41%) ION MarketView
3 35 (0.41%) Summit
4 31 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
5 28 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 28 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 24 (0.28%) RMDS
7 20 (0.23%) Markit EDM
8 19 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
8 19 (0.22%) Temenos T24
9 14 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
10 13 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 13 (0.15%) Loan IQ
10 13 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
11 12 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (0.14%) Google Analytics
12 11 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
13 10 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
13 10 (0.12%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 41 (0.48%) SaaS
2 25 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
4 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.10%) GitHub
6 8 (0.093%) Force.com
6 8 (0.093%) Office 365
7 5 (0.058%) IaaS
7 5 (0.058%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.035%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.023%) Taleo
9 2 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.023%) PaaS
10 1 (0.012%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.012%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.012%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.012%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.012%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.012%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 206 (2.39%) Firewall
2 146 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 126 (1.46%) LAN
3 126 (1.46%) Internet
4 111 (1.29%) SAN
4 111 (1.29%) WAN
5 107 (1.24%) DNS
6 81 (0.94%) BGP
7 69 (0.80%) Multicast
8 62 (0.72%) Network Security
9 60 (0.70%) OSPF
9 60 (0.70%) VPN
10 53 (0.61%) EIGRP
11 51 (0.59%) MPLS
11 51 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 47 (0.54%) Intranet
13 44 (0.51%) NAS
14 41 (0.48%) Wireless
15 38 (0.44%) HTTP
16 36 (0.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 596 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 348 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 290 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 193 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 188 (2.18%) Oracle Database
6 175 (2.03%) Big Data
7 140 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 124 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 123 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 118 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 116 (1.35%) QlikView
12 107 (1.24%) DB2
13 81 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 70 (0.81%) NoSQL
15 67 (0.78%) MS Access
16 65 (0.75%) MongoDB
17 62 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 56 (0.65%) Data Mining
18 56 (0.65%) OLAP
19 50 (0.58%) HBase
Development Applications
1 177 (2.05%) JIRA
2 139 (1.61%) Maven
3 102 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 93 (1.08%) Subversion
5 85 (0.99%) JUnit
6 71 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 69 (0.80%) Visual Studio
8 65 (0.75%) Ant
9 56 (0.65%) NUnit
9 56 (0.65%) Selenium
10 53 (0.61%) Jenkins
11 52 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 43 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
13 38 (0.44%) Eclipse
14 37 (0.43%) CruiseControl
14 37 (0.43%) Grunt
15 35 (0.41%) Toad
16 32 (0.37%) jMock
17 30 (0.35%) Cucumber
18 29 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 4354 (50.49%) Finance
2 2889 (33.50%) Investment Banking
3 981 (11.38%) Retail
4 911 (10.56%) Front Office
5 678 (7.86%) Retail Banking
6 241 (2.79%) Back Office
7 237 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 234 (2.71%) Financial Institution
9 210 (2.44%) Legal
10 78 (0.90%) Marketing
11 75 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
12 67 (0.78%) Law
13 45 (0.52%) Private Banking
14 40 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 40 (0.46%) International Banking
15 39 (0.45%) Advertising
16 35 (0.41%) General Ledger
17 32 (0.37%) French Language
18 27 (0.31%) Spanish Language
18 27 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2422 (28.08%) Analyst
2 2030 (23.54%) Developer
3 1384 (16.05%) Business Analyst
4 985 (11.42%) Project Manager
5 534 (6.19%) Architect
6 515 (5.97%) Java Developer
7 408 (4.73%) Banking Business Analyst
8 345 (4.00%) Consultant
9 250 (2.90%) C# Developer
10 217 (2.52%) Senior Developer
11 212 (2.46%) Support Analyst
12 196 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
13 193 (2.24%) Data Analyst
14 168 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
15 165 (1.91%) Test Manager
16 164 (1.90%) Programme Manager
17 163 (1.89%) C++ Developer
18 160 (1.86%) Administrator
19 154 (1.79%) Senior Manager
19 154 (1.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (6.53%) .NET
2 483 (5.60%) HTML
3 324 (3.76%) XML
4 278 (3.22%) CSS
5 266 (3.08%) HTML5
6 220 (2.55%) Spring
7 201 (2.33%) Web Services
8 188 (2.18%) WPF
9 186 (2.16%) Middleware
10 177 (2.05%) jQuery
11 158 (1.83%) AngularJS
12 146 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
13 136 (1.58%) WCF
14 135 (1.57%) J2EE
15 133 (1.54%) Hibernate
16 122 (1.41%) ASP.NET
17 117 (1.36%) SOAP
18 104 (1.21%) JMS
19 103 (1.19%) REST
20 97 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 727 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 498 (5.77%) Derivative
3 480 (5.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 364 (4.22%) Fixed Income
5 255 (2.96%) Credit Risk
6 239 (2.77%) Equities
7 226 (2.62%) User Experience
8 201 (2.33%) Market Risk
9 172 (1.99%) Computer Science
10 136 (1.58%) Management Information System
11 135 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
12 130 (1.51%) Mainframe
13 115 (1.33%) Blackberry
14 113 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
15 104 (1.21%) Mathematics
15 104 (1.21%) Mobile App
16 102 (1.18%) SWIFT
17 99 (1.15%) Data Structures
18 93 (1.08%) Reference Data
18 93 (1.08%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 861 (9.98%) UNIX
2 801 (9.29%) Windows
3 719 (8.34%) Linux
4 185 (2.15%) Windows 7
5 183 (2.12%) Solaris
6 148 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 145 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 116 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 95 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 92 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 77 (0.89%) Android
12 63 (0.73%) AIX
13 55 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 49 (0.57%) SUSE
15 39 (0.45%) zOS
16 18 (0.21%) HPUX
17 10 (0.12%) Windows 2000
17 10 (0.12%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.10%) Windows NT
19 8 (0.093%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1285 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1075 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 955 (11.07%) Project Management
4 627 (7.27%) Business Analysis
5 401 (4.65%) Migration
6 398 (4.62%) Risk Management
7 388 (4.50%) Data Modelling
7 388 (4.50%) OO
8 385 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 369 (4.28%) TDD
9 369 (4.28%) Multithreading
10 356 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
11 354 (4.10%) ITIL
12 348 (4.04%) Change Management
13 329 (3.81%) PRINCE2
14 308 (3.57%) Analytics
15 303 (3.51%) Data Analysis
16 302 (3.50%) Scrum
17 296 (3.43%) Low Latency
18 273 (3.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1640 (19.02%) SQL
2 1224 (14.19%) Java
3 653 (7.57%) C#
4 517 (5.99%) JavaScript
5 389 (4.51%) C++
6 306 (3.55%) Python
7 287 (3.33%) Perl
7 287 (3.33%) VBA
8 192 (2.23%) Shell Script
9 181 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 118 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 105 (1.22%) C
11 105 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 81 (0.94%) Scala
13 66 (0.77%) VB
14 62 (0.72%) Bash Shell
15 55 (0.64%) Korn
16 53 (0.61%) Ruby
17 52 (0.60%) VBScript
18 34 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 519 (6.02%) Degree
2 132 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
3 127 (1.47%) PMI Certification
4 120 (1.39%) ISEB
5 98 (1.14%) CCNP
6 92 (1.07%) PMP
7 65 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 58 (0.67%) CCNA
9 49 (0.57%) CISSP
10 41 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (0.48%) CCIE
11 37 (0.43%) CISM
12 32 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 32 (0.37%) ISTQB
13 30 (0.35%) Security Cleared
14 27 (0.31%) CISA
15 25 (0.29%) MCSE
16 22 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 21 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
17 21 (0.24%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (3.26%) QA
2 95 (1.10%) EMIR
3 80 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
4 67 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 67 (0.78%) FATCA
5 58 (0.67%) Basel III
6 54 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 47 (0.54%) SLA
8 43 (0.50%) ISO 9001
9 38 (0.44%) MiFID
10 30 (0.35%) Basel II
11 29 (0.34%) COBIT
11 29 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 23 (0.27%) PCI DSS
13 22 (0.26%) COREP
14 21 (0.24%) FINREP
14 21 (0.24%) Solvency II
15 14 (0.16%) CRD IV
16 7 (0.081%) GAAP
17 3 (0.035%) COSO
System Software
1 196 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 107 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 40 (0.46%) XenApp
5 39 (0.45%) vSphere
6 37 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 37 (0.43%) ACF2
7 36 (0.42%) HDFS
8 32 (0.37%) RACF
9 29 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 29 (0.34%) NFS
10 28 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
11 25 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 24 (0.28%) Apache Flume
13 23 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 23 (0.27%) VMware ESX
14 19 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (0.19%) ProxySG
15 16 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 15 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 168 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 99 (1.15%) Control-M
3 56 (0.65%) SCCM
4 46 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 38 (0.44%) Puppet
6 37 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
7 24 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 24 (0.28%) Data Guard
8 22 (0.26%) SCOM
9 21 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (0.23%) Oozie
11 19 (0.22%) Vagrant
11 19 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 18 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
13 16 (0.19%) BladeLogic
13 16 (0.19%) Ambari
14 14 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
15 13 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
16 12 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
17 11 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 990 (11.48%) Oracle
2 685 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 269 (3.12%) Cisco
4 260 (3.01%) IBM
5 245 (2.84%) Sybase
6 207 (2.40%) VMware
7 186 (2.16%) HP
8 184 (2.13%) Citrix
9 178 (2.06%) SAP
10 173 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 130 (1.51%) Business Objects
12 125 (1.45%) TIBCO
13 114 (1.32%) Informatica
14 105 (1.22%) Cognos
15 102 (1.18%) Adobe
16 100 (1.16%) F5
17 99 (1.15%) CheckPoint
18 92 (1.07%) Juniper
19 87 (1.01%) Bloomberg
20 82 (0.95%) EMC
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