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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 14 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Banking 4013 4059 4511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.50% 8.81% 10.18%
As % of the General category 22.07% 22.71% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2747 2964 3354
Average daily rate £500 £480 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 34
Average hourly rate £19.75 £10.44 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.17% -49.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £43.70 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.44 £10.97
% change year-on-year
+43.67% -4.83%
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
18182 17872 18059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.53% 38.78% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11922 11662 11396
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £611 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 412 573
Average hourly rate £31.42 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 3009 £525 +5.00% 700
North West 0 272 £413 -1.78% 39
South East +15 264 £450 +7.14% 88
Yorkshire -8 150 £405 -2.11% 29
South West -13 118 £410 -13.68% 56
East Midlands -25 66 £375 -11.76% 8
West Midlands -19 58 £420 +8.38% 34
East of England -19 41 £475 - 26
North East -20 20 £355 -5.26% 6
Midlands +6 8 £525 - 2
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5126 (57.13%) Finance
2 2692 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 1659 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
4 1527 (17.02%) SQL
5 1383 (15.41%) Java
6 1148 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 965 (10.75%) Retail
8 896 (9.99%) Project Management
9 865 (9.64%) Front Office
10 837 (9.33%) Oracle
11 714 (7.96%) Unix
12 712 (7.93%) Windows
13 707 (7.88%) SQL Server
14 700 (7.80%) C#
15 684 (7.62%) Business Analysis
16 680 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
17 669 (7.46%) Retail Banking
18 638 (7.11%) Linux
19 633 (7.05%) Migration
20 624 (6.95%) Microsoft
21 590 (6.58%) JavaScript
22 586 (6.53%) .NET
23 574 (6.40%) HTML
24 533 (5.94%) MS Excel
25 521 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 514 (5.73%) Derivative
27 487 (5.43%) Risk Management
28 444 (4.95%) Change Management
28 444 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
29 438 (4.88%) Degree

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 196 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 162 (1.81%) SAS
3 148 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 101 (1.13%) IIS
5 87 (0.97%) Node.js
6 82 (0.91%) Apache Spark
7 80 (0.89%) JBoss
8 75 (0.84%) Apache
9 71 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
9 71 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 62 (0.69%) Confluence
11 54 (0.60%) MS Exchange
12 50 (0.56%) CMS
13 35 (0.39%) IBM Notes
14 34 (0.38%) Lync
15 29 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
16 27 (0.30%) WebLogic
17 25 (0.28%) CICS
18 21 (0.23%) Jetty
18 21 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 533 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 274 (3.05%) MS Office
3 240 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 161 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 149 (1.66%) MS Project
6 70 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 65 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 46 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 23 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 13 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
11 10 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 8 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
13 7 (0.078%) SPSS
14 3 (0.033%) InDesign
14 3 (0.033%) InfoPath
15 2 (0.022%) Open Workbench
16 1 (0.011%) DOC1
16 1 (0.011%) Maple
16 1 (0.011%) Mathematica
16 1 (0.011%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 64 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.47%) Summit
3 19 (0.21%) Eikon
3 19 (0.21%) Temenos T24
4 18 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 16 (0.18%) RMDS
6 15 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.14%) Finacle
7 13 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 13 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (0.13%) Bankmaster
8 12 (0.13%) BASE24
9 11 (0.12%) Misys Equation
9 11 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 11 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (0.12%) TradeThru
10 10 (0.11%) Loan IQ
10 10 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 9 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 103 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.28%) PaaS
4 24 (0.27%) SaaS
5 20 (0.22%) Office 365
6 15 (0.17%) GitHub
7 12 (0.13%) IaaS
8 11 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (0.078%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.056%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.056%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.045%) Heroku
13 3 (0.033%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.033%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.033%) Symantec.cloud
14 2 (0.022%) AdWords
14 2 (0.022%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.022%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 143 (1.59%) Firewall
2 136 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 122 (1.36%) Internet
4 108 (1.20%) SAN
5 80 (0.89%) DNS
6 68 (0.76%) Network Security
7 59 (0.66%) HTTP
8 57 (0.64%) NAS
9 52 (0.58%) VPN
10 49 (0.55%) LAN
10 49 (0.55%) WAN
11 45 (0.50%) DHCP
12 44 (0.49%) Intranet
12 44 (0.49%) SSL
13 34 (0.38%) LDAP
14 33 (0.37%) BGP
15 31 (0.35%) OSPF
16 29 (0.32%) ATM
17 28 (0.31%) Multicast
18 26 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 707 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 371 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
3 233 (2.60%) Big Data
4 227 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 194 (2.16%) Oracle Database
6 185 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 168 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 166 (1.85%) Hadoop
9 135 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 132 (1.47%) NoSQL
11 125 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
12 97 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 93 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 92 (1.03%) DB2
15 89 (0.99%) QlikView
16 85 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
16 85 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 80 (0.89%) MongoDB
18 73 (0.81%) RDBMS
19 72 (0.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 211 (2.35%) JIRA
2 186 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 157 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 145 (1.62%) Maven
5 122 (1.36%) Subversion
6 102 (1.14%) Selenium
7 81 (0.90%) TeamCity
8 75 (0.84%) Visual Studio
9 71 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 63 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 61 (0.68%) JUnit
12 57 (0.64%) HP UFT
13 55 (0.61%) Eclipse
14 46 (0.51%) Grunt
15 45 (0.50%) Gradle
16 40 (0.45%) Ant
17 34 (0.38%) Mockito
18 30 (0.33%) NUnit
19 27 (0.30%) JBehave
19 27 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 5126 (57.13%) Finance
2 2692 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 965 (10.75%) Retail
4 865 (9.64%) Front Office
5 669 (7.46%) Retail Banking
6 282 (3.14%) Back Office
7 244 (2.72%) Financial Institution
8 198 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 181 (2.02%) Legal
10 136 (1.52%) Marketing
11 131 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
12 88 (0.98%) International Banking
13 82 (0.91%) Private Banking
14 81 (0.90%) Law
15 50 (0.56%) Games
16 40 (0.45%) Spanish Language
17 38 (0.42%) Advertising
17 38 (0.42%) General Ledger
18 31 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
19 24 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2429 (27.07%) Analyst
2 2190 (24.41%) Developer
3 1429 (15.93%) Business Analyst
4 1004 (11.19%) Project Manager
5 892 (9.94%) Banking Analyst
6 715 (7.97%) Java Developer
7 530 (5.91%) Architect
8 421 (4.69%) Consultant
9 402 (4.48%) Banking Business Analyst
10 307 (3.42%) C# Developer
11 292 (3.25%) Banking Project Manager
12 256 (2.85%) Senior Developer
13 243 (2.71%) SQL Developer
14 234 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
15 216 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
15 216 (2.41%) Test Analyst
16 209 (2.33%) Financial Analyst
17 189 (2.11%) Data Analyst
18 175 (1.95%) Senior Manager
19 173 (1.93%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (6.53%) .NET
2 574 (6.40%) HTML
3 347 (3.87%) AngularJS
4 318 (3.54%) CSS
5 312 (3.48%) HTML5
6 280 (3.12%) Web Services
7 262 (2.92%) XML
8 245 (2.73%) Spring
9 221 (2.46%) REST
10 205 (2.28%) ASP.NET
11 163 (1.82%) Middleware
12 150 (1.67%) WPF
13 141 (1.57%) CSS3
14 134 (1.49%) jQuery
15 130 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
16 125 (1.39%) JMS
17 122 (1.36%) J2EE
18 115 (1.28%) .NET Framework
19 112 (1.25%) WCF
20 110 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 680 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 521 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 514 (5.73%) Derivative
4 397 (4.42%) Equities
5 365 (4.07%) Fixed Income
6 291 (3.24%) User Experience
7 269 (3.00%) Credit Risk
8 252 (2.81%) Market Risk
9 214 (2.38%) Data Centre
10 186 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 153 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 149 (1.66%) Computer Science
13 115 (1.28%) Mainframe
13 115 (1.28%) Mathematics
14 111 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
15 110 (1.23%) Online Banking
16 105 (1.17%) Data Structures
17 94 (1.05%) Visualisation
18 90 (1.00%) Reference Data
19 89 (0.99%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 714 (7.96%) Unix
2 712 (7.93%) Windows
3 638 (7.11%) Linux
4 163 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 159 (1.77%) Solaris
6 120 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 118 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 83 (0.92%) AIX
9 79 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 78 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 75 (0.84%) Android
11 75 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 72 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 52 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (0.33%) SUSE
15 21 (0.23%) zOS
16 19 (0.21%) Windows 8
17 17 (0.19%) Windows Vista
18 15 (0.17%) Mac OS
19 14 (0.16%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1659 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1148 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 896 (9.99%) Project Management
4 684 (7.62%) Business Analysis
5 633 (7.05%) Migration
6 487 (5.43%) Risk Management
7 444 (4.95%) Change Management
7 444 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 434 (4.84%) TDD
9 407 (4.54%) Scrum
9 407 (4.54%) SDLC
10 399 (4.45%) Analytics
11 357 (3.98%) Data Modelling
12 346 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
13 331 (3.69%) ITIL
14 330 (3.68%) PRINCE2
15 306 (3.41%) Multithreading
16 279 (3.11%) ETL
17 272 (3.03%) Data Analysis
18 246 (2.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1527 (17.02%) SQL
2 1383 (15.41%) Java
3 700 (7.80%) C#
4 590 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 323 (3.60%) Python
6 271 (3.02%) C++
7 240 (2.67%) Perl
8 229 (2.55%) VBA
9 207 (2.31%) Scala
10 170 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 161 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 152 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 126 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 111 (1.24%) C
15 87 (0.97%) VB
16 81 (0.90%) Bash Shell
17 59 (0.66%) VB.NET
18 56 (0.62%) Ruby
19 49 (0.55%) R
20 45 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 438 (4.88%) Degree
2 134 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 104 (1.16%) ISEB
4 89 (0.99%) PMP
5 74 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 64 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 64 (0.71%) Security Cleared
7 63 (0.70%) CISSP
8 62 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 49 (0.55%) SC Cleared
11 48 (0.53%) CISM
12 40 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (0.43%) PhD
14 38 (0.42%) CISA
15 37 (0.41%) CCNP
16 27 (0.30%) CCNA
17 24 (0.27%) AWS Certification
17 24 (0.27%) MCSE
18 17 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 386 (4.30%) QA
2 190 (2.12%) MiFID
3 159 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 103 (1.15%) EMIR
5 80 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
6 78 (0.87%) SLA
7 66 (0.74%) SEPA
8 57 (0.64%) FATCA
9 48 (0.53%) Basel III
10 42 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 41 (0.46%) PCI DSS
12 29 (0.32%) AIFMD
13 27 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 25 (0.28%) Basel II
14 25 (0.28%) COBIT
15 15 (0.17%) COREP
16 13 (0.14%) Solvency II
17 11 (0.12%) CRD IV
17 11 (0.12%) ISO20022
18 8 (0.089%) UCITS
System Software
1 173 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 91 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
4 33 (0.37%) NFS
5 30 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 27 (0.30%) Docker
6 27 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 26 (0.29%) HDFS
7 26 (0.29%) vSphere
8 23 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 18 (0.20%) XenApp
10 16 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 15 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 12 (0.13%) RACF
13 12 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
14 9 (0.10%) Apache Flume
14 9 (0.10%) XenServer
15 8 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 129 (1.44%) Puppet
2 112 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 65 (0.72%) Control-M
4 53 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (0.56%) Tivoli
6 44 (0.49%) SCCM
7 40 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 38 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
9 36 (0.40%) Data Guard
9 36 (0.40%) Nagios
10 30 (0.33%) SCOM
11 24 (0.27%) Ansible
12 21 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 19 (0.21%) NetBackup
14 12 (0.13%) SCOrch
15 11 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
15 11 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
16 10 (0.11%) Foglight
16 10 (0.11%) Graphite
16 10 (0.11%) zSecure
Vendors
1 837 (9.33%) Oracle
2 624 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 254 (2.83%) IBM
4 228 (2.54%) Sybase
5 155 (1.73%) SAP
6 153 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 150 (1.67%) HP
8 149 (1.66%) Murex
9 147 (1.64%) VMware
10 140 (1.56%) Cisco
11 118 (1.32%) Citrix
12 107 (1.19%) Informatica
13 96 (1.07%) Adobe
14 90 (1.00%) Splunk
15 85 (0.95%) ServiceNow
16 80 (0.89%) Bloomberg
17 78 (0.87%) Calypso
17 78 (0.87%) EMC
18 72 (0.80%) F5
19 70 (0.78%) Teradata
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