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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 18 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 3761 4616 4329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.54% 8.95% 8.90%
As % of the General category 20.86% 22.69% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2733 3311 3209
Median daily rate £488 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.44 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £74.50 £117.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.07 £10.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+82.66% -53.60%
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
18031 20344 18853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.15% 39.43% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12192 13425 11962
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 519 502
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 2770 £525 - 695
South East -4 254 £428 +0.58% 69
North West -9 186 £425 - 31
Yorkshire -2 177 £418 +11.33% 20
South West -7 149 £375 -6.25% 20
East Midlands -6 82 £450 - 6
West Midlands -35 72 £378 -11.17% 19
East of England +14 42 £425 -8.10% 14
North East -34 26 £410 -7.86% 2
Midlands -5 1 £410 -51.76%
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Banking.

1 4530 (56.84%) Finance
2 1870 (23.46%) Investment Banking
3 1774 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1421 (17.83%) SQL
5 1406 (17.64%) Java
6 1048 (13.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 954 (11.97%) Project Management
8 893 (11.20%) Retail
9 859 (10.78%) Oracle
10 717 (9.00%) Linux
11 705 (8.85%) JavaScript
12 703 (8.82%) Unix
13 686 (8.61%) Windows
14 664 (8.33%) HTML
15 610 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
16 603 (7.57%) Front Office
17 590 (7.40%) SQL Server
18 582 (7.30%) Migration
19 563 (7.06%) Business Analysis
20 554 (6.95%) C#
21 552 (6.93%) Retail Banking
22 515 (6.46%) Microsoft
23 498 (6.25%) .NET
24 476 (5.97%) Scrum
25 473 (5.93%) TDD
26 463 (5.81%) CSS
27 445 (5.58%) SDLC
28 433 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 430 (5.40%) MS Excel
30 421 (5.28%) AngularJS

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 188 (2.36%) WebSphere
2 167 (2.10%) SAS
3 152 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 151 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 138 (1.73%) Apache
6 103 (1.29%) Apache Spark
7 97 (1.22%) IIS
8 92 (1.15%) JBoss
9 80 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 76 (0.95%) WebLogic
11 75 (0.94%) Confluence
12 54 (0.68%) Jetty
13 51 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
14 42 (0.53%) CMS
15 40 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
16 38 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
17 30 (0.38%) nginx
17 30 (0.38%) Skype for Business
18 29 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 26 (0.33%) CICS
Applications
1 430 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 266 (3.34%) MS Office
3 190 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 150 (1.88%) MS Project
5 111 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 28 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.088%) FrameMaker
10 7 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.088%) SPSS
11 6 (0.075%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.038%) InDesign
13 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.013%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.013%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 25 (0.31%) Temenos T24
2 24 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.29%) Summit
4 19 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 17 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 15 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 15 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.10%) WebTrends
11 7 (0.088%) BusinessWorks
11 7 (0.088%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.075%) Eikon
12 6 (0.075%) Markit EDM
12 6 (0.075%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 6 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.075%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 102 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (0.55%) GitHub
4 43 (0.54%) PaaS
5 24 (0.30%) SaaS
6 22 (0.28%) Office 365
7 19 (0.24%) IaaS
8 15 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.14%) Heroku
11 9 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.088%) IBM Blueworks
14 5 (0.063%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.063%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.050%) AWS CloudTrail
15 4 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.050%) Google Compute Engine
15 4 (0.050%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 159 (1.99%) SAN
2 158 (1.98%) Firewall
3 123 (1.54%) Internet
4 94 (1.18%) WAN
5 91 (1.14%) DNS
5 91 (1.14%) LAN
6 89 (1.12%) NAS
7 82 (1.03%) HTTP
8 65 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 59 (0.74%) LDAP
10 58 (0.73%) Network Security
11 36 (0.45%) Intranet
11 36 (0.45%) VPN
12 31 (0.39%) Multicast
13 29 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
13 29 (0.36%) MPLS
14 27 (0.34%) DHCP
15 26 (0.33%) ATM
15 26 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 244 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
3 205 (2.57%) Big Data
4 186 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 183 (2.30%) Hadoop
6 181 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 172 (2.16%) Oracle Database
8 124 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 112 (1.41%) NoSQL
10 105 (1.32%) DB2
11 94 (1.18%) MySQL
12 88 (1.10%) Apache Hive
13 82 (1.03%) MongoDB
14 76 (0.95%) RDBMS
15 73 (0.92%) QlikView
16 72 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
17 70 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 62 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
19 59 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
20 52 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 263 (3.30%) JIRA
2 201 (2.52%) Maven
3 188 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 183 (2.30%) Git (software)
5 139 (1.74%) Selenium
6 138 (1.73%) Subversion
7 97 (1.22%) JUnit
8 94 (1.18%) TeamCity
9 80 (1.00%) Cucumber
10 72 (0.90%) Eclipse
11 66 (0.83%) Ant
12 55 (0.69%) IntelliJ
13 50 (0.63%) SoapUI
14 48 (0.60%) SpecFlow
15 47 (0.59%) HP UFT
16 37 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 35 (0.44%) Grunt
18 34 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
18 34 (0.43%) Visual Studio
19 29 (0.36%) Mockito
General
1 4530 (56.84%) Finance
2 1870 (23.46%) Investment Banking
3 893 (11.20%) Retail
4 603 (7.57%) Front Office
5 552 (6.93%) Retail Banking
6 217 (2.72%) Financial Institution
7 211 (2.65%) Back Office
8 171 (2.15%) Legal
9 146 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 114 (1.43%) Marketing
11 104 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
12 49 (0.61%) International Banking
13 45 (0.56%) Law
14 43 (0.54%) Private Banking
14 43 (0.54%) Publishing
15 32 (0.40%) General Ledger
16 28 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
17 25 (0.31%) Billing
17 25 (0.31%) Spanish Language
18 18 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1925 (24.15%) Analyst
2 1840 (23.09%) Developer
3 1053 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 900 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 657 (8.24%) Banking Analyst
6 609 (7.64%) Java Developer
7 594 (7.45%) Architect
8 368 (4.62%) Consultant
9 328 (4.12%) Senior Developer
10 303 (3.80%) Banking Business Analyst
11 264 (3.31%) C# Developer
12 261 (3.27%) Banking Project Manager
13 248 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
14 223 (2.80%) SQL Developer
15 215 (2.70%) Test Analyst
16 196 (2.46%) Administrator
17 194 (2.43%) IT Manager
18 181 (2.27%) Programme Manager
19 177 (2.22%) Financial Analyst
20 172 (2.16%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 664 (8.33%) HTML
2 498 (6.25%) .NET
3 463 (5.81%) CSS
4 421 (5.28%) AngularJS
5 407 (5.11%) HTML5
6 353 (4.43%) XML
7 347 (4.35%) Spring
8 299 (3.75%) Web Services
9 270 (3.39%) REST
10 249 (3.12%) CSS3
11 186 (2.33%) SOAP
12 173 (2.17%) Middleware
13 149 (1.87%) J2EE
14 148 (1.86%) ASP.NET
15 141 (1.77%) jQuery
16 125 (1.57%) JSON
17 120 (1.51%) Node.js
18 116 (1.46%) Hibernate
19 109 (1.37%) JMS
20 101 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 610 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 433 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 367 (4.60%) Derivative
4 319 (4.00%) User Experience
5 273 (3.43%) Equities
6 267 (3.35%) Fixed Income
7 211 (2.65%) Data Centre
8 203 (2.55%) Credit Risk
9 154 (1.93%) Mobile App
10 140 (1.76%) Market Risk
11 136 (1.71%) Mainframe
12 131 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
13 124 (1.56%) Management Information System
14 107 (1.34%) Online Banking
15 102 (1.28%) Computer Science
16 91 (1.14%) Mathematics
17 84 (1.05%) Reference Data
18 82 (1.03%) Virtual Team
19 75 (0.94%) Fintech
20 72 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 717 (9.00%) Linux
2 703 (8.82%) Unix
3 686 (8.61%) Windows
4 204 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 173 (2.17%) Solaris
6 167 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 108 (1.36%) Android
8 98 (1.23%) AIX
9 96 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 85 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 75 (0.94%) Windows 7
12 72 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (0.48%) zOS
15 28 (0.35%) Windows XP
16 17 (0.21%) Windows 10
17 16 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 10 (0.13%) SUSE
18 10 (0.13%) VMS
18 10 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1774 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1048 (13.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 954 (11.97%) Project Management
4 582 (7.30%) Migration
5 563 (7.06%) Business Analysis
6 476 (5.97%) Scrum
7 473 (5.93%) TDD
8 445 (5.58%) SDLC
9 370 (4.64%) Change Management
10 348 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 316 (3.96%) Risk Management
12 309 (3.88%) ITIL
13 307 (3.85%) PRINCE2
14 304 (3.81%) DevOps
15 292 (3.66%) Data Analysis
16 290 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
17 278 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
18 248 (3.11%) Data Modelling
19 242 (3.04%) Analytics
20 231 (2.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1421 (17.83%) SQL
2 1406 (17.64%) Java
3 705 (8.85%) JavaScript
4 554 (6.95%) C#
5 314 (3.94%) Python
6 221 (2.77%) Perl
7 203 (2.55%) C++
8 175 (2.20%) VBA
9 166 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 159 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 157 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 120 (1.51%) Scala
13 117 (1.47%) T-SQL
14 115 (1.44%) C
15 93 (1.17%) Ruby
16 86 (1.08%) Bash Shell
17 64 (0.80%) VB
18 42 (0.53%) COBOL
19 37 (0.46%) R
20 35 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 346 (4.34%) Degree
2 108 (1.36%) PMI Certification
3 107 (1.34%) PMP
4 97 (1.22%) ISEB
5 70 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 61 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 54 (0.68%) CISSP
9 48 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 40 (0.50%) MCSE
12 38 (0.48%) CCNP
13 33 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 31 (0.39%) Security Cleared
15 27 (0.34%) CCIE
16 22 (0.28%) CCNA
17 21 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 17 (0.21%) SC Cleared
19 16 (0.20%) RHCE
20 15 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (3.00%) QA
2 127 (1.59%) MiFID
3 126 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 66 (0.83%) SEPA
5 63 (0.79%) SLA
6 60 (0.75%) EMIR
7 51 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
8 50 (0.63%) FATCA
9 38 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 28 (0.35%) COBIT
11 25 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 24 (0.30%) Basel III
13 22 (0.28%) PCI DSS
14 17 (0.21%) ISO20022
15 13 (0.16%) Basel II
16 10 (0.13%) COREP
16 10 (0.13%) CRD IV
17 8 (0.10%) AIFMD
18 5 (0.063%) Disclosure Scotland
18 5 (0.063%) SDET
System Software
1 200 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 134 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 42 (0.53%) Docker
5 40 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
6 36 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 33 (0.41%) KVM
8 32 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 32 (0.40%) vSphere
9 30 (0.38%) XenApp
10 26 (0.33%) NFS
11 24 (0.30%) Xen
12 23 (0.29%) RACF
12 23 (0.29%) SRDF
13 22 (0.28%) HDFS
14 19 (0.24%) VMware ESX
15 18 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
16 17 (0.21%) XenDesktop
17 13 (0.16%) Firmware
18 12 (0.15%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 158 (1.98%) Puppet
2 110 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 66 (0.83%) Ansible
5 59 (0.74%) SCCM
6 58 (0.73%) Nagios
7 55 (0.69%) Control-M
8 44 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
9 32 (0.40%) Tivoli
10 31 (0.39%) SCOM
11 30 (0.38%) zSecure
12 24 (0.30%) NetBackup
13 16 (0.20%) BladeLogic
14 15 (0.19%) EdgeSight
15 14 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 14 (0.18%) HP SIM
16 13 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
17 11 (0.14%) HAProxy
17 11 (0.14%) Salt
18 10 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 859 (10.78%) Oracle
2 515 (6.46%) Microsoft
3 287 (3.60%) IBM
4 191 (2.40%) VMware
5 188 (2.36%) Red Hat
6 182 (2.28%) HP
7 175 (2.20%) Cisco
8 144 (1.81%) Sybase
9 124 (1.56%) Citrix
9 124 (1.56%) Murex
10 89 (1.12%) EMC
11 78 (0.98%) SAP
12 75 (0.94%) Veritas
13 73 (0.92%) TIBCO
14 69 (0.87%) Bloomberg
15 66 (0.83%) Teradata
16 62 (0.78%) Informatica
16 62 (0.78%) Splunk
17 60 (0.75%) NetApp
18 58 (0.73%) Adobe
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £455.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Reuben Chase
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £600 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Anthony James Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
Hydrogen
Rate: £200.00 - £203.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday