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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 13 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 4550 5176 7579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.15% 12.03% 13.67%
As % of the General category 23.38% 27.99% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3402 3848 5540
Average daily rate £485 £500 £462
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +8.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 48
Average hourly rate £17.58 £20.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.10% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £14.85 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.55 £41.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.94% -24.00%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19457 18491 25037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.15% 42.99% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12317 11467 15154
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 583 746
Average hourly rate £23.93 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -1 3520 £500 -3.84% 299
Yorkshire +22 198 £370 -1.33% 17
South West -11 196 £423 +12.66% 18
North West -6 195 £420 +14.92% 13
South East -3 187 £400 -0.92% 25
East Midlands +10 118 £438 +2.94% 5
West Midlands +23 67 £450 +30.43% 5
East of England -3 42 £400 +8.10% 12
North East -25 13 £350 -28.20% 4
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4832 (52.18%) Finance
2 3316 (35.81%) Investment Banking
3 1755 (18.95%) SQL
4 1151 (12.43%) Project Management
5 1126 (12.16%) Oracle
6 1081 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1073 (11.59%) Retail
8 1060 (11.45%) Java
9 1051 (11.35%) Front Office
10 988 (10.67%) Windows
11 795 (8.58%) C#
12 787 (8.50%) Retail Banking
13 773 (8.35%) UNIX
14 755 (8.15%) Business Analysis
15 745 (8.04%) SQL Server
16 730 (7.88%) Microsoft
17 641 (6.92%) Derivative
18 627 (6.77%) Linux
19 618 (6.67%) .NET
20 598 (6.46%) Agile Software Development
21 566 (6.11%) MS Excel
22 502 (5.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 492 (5.31%) Change Management
24 454 (4.90%) Degree
25 444 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
26 441 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
27 428 (4.62%) ITIL
27 428 (4.62%) Risk Management
28 427 (4.61%) Migration
29 424 (4.58%) MS Office

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 257 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 192 (2.07%) WebSphere
3 117 (1.26%) SAS
4 95 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 75 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
6 73 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 72 (0.78%) Apache
8 67 (0.72%) IIS
8 67 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 64 (0.69%) IBM Notes
10 60 (0.65%) CMS
11 53 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 52 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
12 52 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 47 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
14 38 (0.41%) Lync
15 37 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
15 37 (0.40%) WebSphere Process Server
16 35 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
17 34 (0.37%) FileNet
Applications
1 566 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 424 (4.58%) MS Office
3 292 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 217 (2.34%) MS Project
5 194 (2.09%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 38 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.13%) RoboHelp
9 12 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
10 11 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.086%) SPSS
13 6 (0.065%) Open Workbench
14 4 (0.043%) Mingle
14 4 (0.043%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.032%) InDesign
15 3 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
17 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 47 (0.51%) RMDS
2 33 (0.36%) Markit EDM
3 31 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 31 (0.33%) Temenos T24
4 29 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
5 28 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 24 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
7 23 (0.25%) Eikon
8 21 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
9 20 (0.22%) Summit
10 16 (0.17%) SAP FI
11 15 (0.16%) SAP CO
11 15 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
11 15 (0.16%) ION MarketView
12 14 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
13 13 (0.14%) Loan IQ
13 13 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
14 12 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 11 (0.12%) Global One
15 11 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.17%) SaaS
2 6 (0.065%) Taleo
2 6 (0.065%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.043%) GitHub
4 3 (0.032%) IaaS
5 2 (0.022%) Office 365
6 1 (0.011%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.011%) PaaS
6 1 (0.011%) Force.com
6 1 (0.011%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 195 (2.11%) Internet
2 162 (1.75%) Firewall
3 128 (1.38%) SAN
4 120 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 89 (0.96%) Network Security
6 81 (0.87%) WAN
7 78 (0.84%) DNS
8 69 (0.75%) LAN
9 60 (0.65%) HTTP
10 55 (0.59%) Intranet
11 52 (0.56%) LDAP
12 51 (0.55%) VPN
12 51 (0.55%) NAS
13 50 (0.54%) VoIP
14 42 (0.45%) Multicast
15 41 (0.44%) MPLS
15 41 (0.44%) BGP
16 39 (0.42%) FTP
17 30 (0.32%) SSL
17 30 (0.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 745 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 441 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 274 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 256 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 237 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 225 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 169 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 123 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 121 (1.31%) DB2
10 116 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 115 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 98 (1.06%) QlikView
13 96 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
14 88 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
15 80 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
16 79 (0.85%) MS Access
17 72 (0.78%) Data Mining
18 44 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
19 43 (0.46%) DTS
20 39 (0.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 152 (1.64%) JIRA
2 145 (1.57%) Maven
3 127 (1.37%) Subversion
4 94 (1.02%) JUnit
5 91 (0.98%) Ant
6 83 (0.90%) Selenium
7 73 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 61 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 57 (0.62%) Jenkins
10 53 (0.57%) Visual Studio
11 51 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 51 (0.55%) Git (software)
12 44 (0.48%) Hudson
13 43 (0.46%) LoadRunner
14 38 (0.41%) CruiseControl
15 37 (0.40%) Cucumber
15 37 (0.40%) Mockito
16 35 (0.38%) WebDriver
17 32 (0.35%) JBehave
17 32 (0.35%) Axure RP
General
1 4832 (52.18%) Finance
2 3316 (35.81%) Investment Banking
3 1073 (11.59%) Retail
4 1051 (11.35%) Front Office
5 787 (8.50%) Retail Banking
6 383 (4.14%) Back Office
7 343 (3.70%) Legal
8 304 (3.28%) Telecoms
9 274 (2.96%) Financial Institution
10 117 (1.26%) Marketing
11 113 (1.22%) Law
12 87 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
13 77 (0.83%) Private Banking
14 70 (0.76%) International Banking
15 60 (0.65%) Advertising
16 46 (0.50%) General Ledger
17 45 (0.49%) German Language
18 33 (0.36%) Publishing
19 32 (0.35%) Automotive
20 31 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2745 (29.64%) Analyst
2 1958 (21.14%) Developer
3 1565 (16.90%) Business Analyst
4 1187 (12.82%) Project Manager
5 546 (5.90%) Architect
6 407 (4.39%) Banking Business Analyst
7 392 (4.23%) Java Developer
8 340 (3.67%) C# Developer
9 333 (3.60%) Consultant
10 219 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
11 215 (2.32%) Test Analyst
12 214 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
13 209 (2.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 207 (2.24%) Test Manager
15 202 (2.18%) Programme Manager
15 202 (2.18%) Senior Developer
16 186 (2.01%) Senior Manager
17 183 (1.98%) .NET Developer
18 170 (1.84%) Administrator
19 168 (1.81%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (6.67%) .NET
2 388 (4.19%) HTML
3 330 (3.56%) XML
4 255 (2.75%) Spring
5 234 (2.53%) Web Services
6 227 (2.45%) WPF
7 210 (2.27%) ASP.NET
8 185 (2.00%) Middleware
9 183 (1.98%) CSS
10 165 (1.78%) WCF
11 157 (1.70%) HTML5
12 151 (1.63%) JMS
13 141 (1.52%) J2EE
14 138 (1.49%) Hibernate
15 127 (1.37%) jQuery
16 121 (1.31%) SOAP
17 85 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 74 (0.80%) REST
19 70 (0.76%) .NET Framework
20 66 (0.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 641 (6.92%) Derivative
2 502 (5.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 389 (4.20%) Fixed Income
4 315 (3.40%) Credit Risk
5 298 (3.22%) Equities
6 196 (2.12%) Market Risk
7 176 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 142 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 140 (1.51%) Reference Data
10 136 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
11 129 (1.39%) Online Banking
12 123 (1.33%) Computer Science
12 123 (1.33%) Blackberry
13 109 (1.18%) Mainframe
14 103 (1.11%) Credit Derivative
15 99 (1.07%) PMI
16 96 (1.04%) Hedge funds
17 95 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
18 94 (1.02%) SWIFT
19 85 (0.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 988 (10.67%) Windows
2 773 (8.35%) UNIX
3 627 (6.77%) Linux
4 259 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 203 (2.19%) Solaris
6 151 (1.63%) Windows XP
7 104 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 85 (0.92%) AIX
10 78 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 69 (0.75%) Android
12 53 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 26 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.21%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.19%) SUSE
16 14 (0.15%) zOS
17 12 (0.13%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.11%) VMS
19 8 (0.086%) Windows Phone
20 6 (0.065%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1151 (12.43%) Project Management
2 1081 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 755 (8.15%) Business Analysis
4 598 (6.46%) Agile Software Development
5 492 (5.31%) Change Management
6 444 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 428 (4.62%) Risk Management
7 428 (4.62%) ITIL
8 427 (4.61%) Migration
9 419 (4.52%) PRINCE2
10 402 (4.34%) Data Modelling
11 340 (3.67%) TDD
12 331 (3.57%) Data Analysis
13 313 (3.38%) Scrum
14 290 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
15 285 (3.08%) Asset Management
16 272 (2.94%) Multithreading
17 259 (2.80%) Analytics
18 243 (2.62%) ETL
19 225 (2.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1755 (18.95%) SQL
2 1060 (11.45%) Java
3 795 (8.58%) C#
4 340 (3.67%) C++
5 325 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 250 (2.70%) Perl
7 226 (2.44%) VBA
8 197 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 182 (1.97%) Python
10 152 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 149 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 144 (1.55%) C
13 112 (1.21%) VB
14 83 (0.90%) PowerShell
15 77 (0.83%) Scala
16 73 (0.79%) VBScript
17 38 (0.41%) Ruby
18 37 (0.40%) Bash Shell
19 31 (0.33%) Objective-C
20 27 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 454 (4.90%) Degree
2 207 (2.24%) ISEB
3 180 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 117 (1.26%) PMP
5 99 (1.07%) CISSP
6 97 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 90 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 69 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 66 (0.71%) CCNP
11 52 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (0.56%) CISA
12 49 (0.53%) CISM
13 35 (0.38%) CIMA
13 35 (0.38%) ACCA
14 31 (0.33%) CCIE
14 31 (0.33%) CCNA
15 27 (0.29%) GIAC
16 19 (0.21%) Security Cleared
17 17 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 394 (4.25%) QA
2 165 (1.78%) EMIR
3 136 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 93 (1.00%) Basel III
5 77 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 69 (0.75%) SLA
7 64 (0.69%) Data Quality
8 53 (0.57%) FATCA
9 47 (0.51%) MiFID
10 45 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 39 (0.42%) CRD IV
12 35 (0.38%) COREP
13 31 (0.33%) FINREP
14 25 (0.27%) Basel II
15 24 (0.26%) PCI DSS
16 22 (0.24%) COBIT
17 15 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 14 (0.15%) Solvency II
19 12 (0.13%) WAI
20 7 (0.076%) GAAP
System Software
1 330 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 90 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (0.59%) XenApp
4 38 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
5 36 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 30 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 21 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 20 (0.22%) Veritas File System
10 19 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.21%) vSphere
10 19 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 17 (0.18%) NFS
12 12 (0.13%) Hyper-V
13 10 (0.11%) SRDF
14 8 (0.086%) Platform Symphony
14 8 (0.086%) Cronacle
15 7 (0.076%) RACF
16 6 (0.065%) ProxySG
16 6 (0.065%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 198 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 110 (1.19%) Tivoli
3 88 (0.95%) SCCM
4 64 (0.69%) Control-M
5 38 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 30 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 28 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 28 (0.30%) Puppet
8 23 (0.25%) Data Guard
8 23 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 22 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 20 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
11 19 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 14 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
12 14 (0.15%) BladeLogic
12 14 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
13 13 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
13 13 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
13 13 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 13 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1126 (12.16%) Oracle
2 730 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 287 (3.10%) Sybase
4 233 (2.52%) HP
5 221 (2.39%) IBM
6 179 (1.93%) Cisco
7 175 (1.89%) Citrix
8 148 (1.60%) SAP
9 144 (1.55%) Business Objects
10 136 (1.47%) VMware
11 130 (1.40%) Cognos
12 129 (1.39%) Bloomberg
13 121 (1.31%) Reuters
14 119 (1.28%) TIBCO
15 109 (1.18%) Red Hat
16 102 (1.10%) Remedy
17 98 (1.06%) CheckPoint
18 96 (1.04%) Informatica
19 87 (0.94%) Murex
20 81 (0.87%) Juniper
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £000 - £1 per day + Open
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £330.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £375.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago