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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 13 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 4396 6002 6876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.38% 12.46% 12.83%
As % of the General category 21.55% 29.29% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3237 4435 4941
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £399 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 38
Average hourly rate £17.75 £22.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.22% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £12.35 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.95 £42.40 £113.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.56 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-39.64% -7.89%
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
20395 20493 23773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.87% 42.55% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12654 13079 14363
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 503 535 698
Average hourly rate £22.44 £22.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.98% -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 3505 £500 -2.43% 840
North West -17 191 £425 +7.32% 69
South West -6 182 £425 +6.25% 71
South East -44 169 £406 -4.41% 98
Yorkshire -6 123 £413 +4.16% 41
East Midlands +5 76 £438 +2.94% 15
West Midlands -6 72 £344 -19.59% 28
East of England -3 54 £425 +25.92% 33
North East -51 6 £300 -33.33% 2
Midlands 0 2 £450 -48.57% 1
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4496 (50.74%) Finance
2 3138 (35.42%) Investment Banking
3 1719 (19.40%) SQL
4 1241 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
5 1137 (12.83%) Oracle
6 1106 (12.48%) Java
7 1099 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 1016 (11.47%) Project Management
9 970 (10.95%) Front Office
10 943 (10.64%) Retail
11 941 (10.62%) Windows
12 837 (9.45%) UNIX
13 780 (8.80%) Linux
14 768 (8.67%) Microsoft
15 757 (8.54%) C#
16 726 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
17 677 (7.64%) Retail Banking
18 675 (7.62%) SQL Server
19 665 (7.51%) Business Analysis
20 591 (6.67%) .NET
21 521 (5.88%) MS Excel
21 521 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 514 (5.80%) Degree
23 445 (5.02%) Change Management
23 445 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
24 442 (4.99%) Derivative
25 429 (4.84%) JavaScript
26 424 (4.79%) HTML
27 421 (4.75%) Migration
28 416 (4.70%) Risk Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 241 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 167 (1.88%) WebSphere
3 146 (1.65%) SAS
4 117 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 98 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 91 (1.03%) IIS
7 89 (1.00%) Apache
8 73 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 70 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
10 65 (0.73%) CMS
11 55 (0.62%) Lync
12 53 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
13 48 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
14 47 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
14 47 (0.53%) IBM Notes
15 33 (0.37%) Node.js
16 29 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
16 29 (0.33%) MQSeries
17 27 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
18 25 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 521 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 326 (3.68%) MS Office
3 249 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 212 (2.39%) MS Project
5 176 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 67 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 51 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 34 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 11 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 9 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.068%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.034%) SPSS
13 3 (0.034%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.034%) InDesign
14 2 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.011%) Stata
15 1 (0.011%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 49 (0.55%) RMDS
2 37 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
4 32 (0.36%) ION MarketView
5 25 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 22 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 21 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 19 (0.21%) Temenos T24
9 18 (0.20%) Summit
10 16 (0.18%) SAP CO
10 16 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
10 16 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 16 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 15 (0.17%) Loan IQ
11 15 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
12 14 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
12 14 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
13 12 (0.14%) SAP BPC
13 12 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 12 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (0.30%) SaaS
2 18 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
4 11 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.090%) Office 365
6 7 (0.079%) Force.com
7 5 (0.056%) GitHub
8 4 (0.045%) IaaS
9 3 (0.034%) PaaS
9 3 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.034%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (0.023%) Taleo
10 2 (0.023%) Responsys
11 1 (0.011%) CheetahMail
11 1 (0.011%) Pure360
11 1 (0.011%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.011%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 191 (2.16%) Firewall
2 143 (1.61%) Internet
3 137 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 123 (1.39%) DNS
5 104 (1.17%) SAN
6 93 (1.05%) WAN
7 86 (0.97%) LAN
8 78 (0.88%) Intranet
9 59 (0.67%) Network Security
10 54 (0.61%) BGP
11 50 (0.56%) VPN
12 47 (0.53%) LDAP
13 44 (0.50%) OSPF
13 44 (0.50%) Multicast
14 36 (0.41%) EIGRP
14 36 (0.41%) SSL
15 35 (0.40%) DHCP
16 32 (0.36%) VLAN
16 32 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 30 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 675 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 329 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
3 273 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 260 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 189 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 147 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 141 (1.59%) QlikView
8 128 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 115 (1.30%) Big Data
10 113 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 112 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 88 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 82 (0.93%) MS Access
13 82 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
14 79 (0.89%) DB2
14 79 (0.89%) MongoDB
15 62 (0.70%) Hadoop
16 61 (0.69%) NoSQL
16 61 (0.69%) Data Mining
17 54 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 144 (1.63%) Subversion
2 143 (1.61%) JIRA
3 103 (1.16%) Maven
4 86 (0.97%) JUnit
5 84 (0.95%) TeamCity
6 65 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 58 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 50 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 48 (0.54%) Selenium
10 44 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
11 33 (0.37%) CruiseControl
12 32 (0.36%) Ant
12 32 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (0.36%) Jenkins
13 31 (0.35%) Toad
14 30 (0.34%) jMock
15 29 (0.33%) LoadRunner
16 27 (0.30%) NUnit
16 27 (0.30%) Hudson
17 26 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 4496 (50.74%) Finance
2 3138 (35.42%) Investment Banking
3 970 (10.95%) Front Office
4 943 (10.64%) Retail
5 677 (7.64%) Retail Banking
6 284 (3.21%) Back Office
7 255 (2.88%) Financial Institution
8 250 (2.82%) Telecoms
9 210 (2.37%) Legal
10 95 (1.07%) Marketing
11 91 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
12 87 (0.98%) Private Banking
13 58 (0.65%) Advertising
13 58 (0.65%) Law
14 55 (0.62%) International Banking
15 53 (0.60%) French Language
16 42 (0.47%) Manufacturing
17 36 (0.41%) Spanish Language
18 31 (0.35%) General Ledger
18 31 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2459 (27.75%) Analyst
2 1980 (22.35%) Developer
3 1353 (15.27%) Business Analyst
4 1075 (12.13%) Project Manager
5 484 (5.46%) Java Developer
6 440 (4.97%) Architect
7 380 (4.29%) Consultant
8 375 (4.23%) Banking Business Analyst
9 279 (3.15%) C# Developer
10 218 (2.46%) Data Analyst
11 217 (2.45%) Senior Developer
12 211 (2.38%) Administrator
13 206 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
14 196 (2.21%) Support Analyst
15 194 (2.19%) Programme Manager
16 187 (2.11%) Test Analyst
17 162 (1.83%) Senior Manager
18 149 (1.68%) Solutions Architect
19 139 (1.57%) Senior Business Analyst
20 136 (1.53%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (6.67%) .NET
2 424 (4.79%) HTML
3 296 (3.34%) XML
4 234 (2.64%) Spring
5 232 (2.62%) CSS
6 216 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 216 (2.44%) Web Services
7 209 (2.36%) Middleware
8 208 (2.35%) HTML5
9 176 (1.99%) WPF
10 158 (1.78%) WCF
11 146 (1.65%) J2EE
12 145 (1.64%) jQuery
13 122 (1.38%) Hibernate
14 120 (1.35%) AngularJS
15 108 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
16 104 (1.17%) JMS
17 95 (1.07%) .NET Framework
18 93 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 87 (0.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 726 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 521 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 442 (4.99%) Derivative
4 377 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 319 (3.60%) Credit Risk
6 252 (2.84%) Market Risk
7 248 (2.80%) Equities
8 207 (2.34%) User Experience
9 204 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 191 (2.16%) Computer Science
11 115 (1.30%) Mainframe
12 111 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
13 106 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 89 (1.00%) SWIFT
14 89 (1.00%) Reference Data
15 88 (0.99%) Mathematics
16 87 (0.98%) Credit Derivative
17 86 (0.97%) PMI
18 85 (0.96%) Visualisation
19 82 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 941 (10.62%) Windows
2 837 (9.45%) UNIX
3 780 (8.80%) Linux
4 206 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 202 (2.28%) Solaris
6 186 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 150 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 124 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 91 (1.03%) Windows XP
10 68 (0.77%) AIX
11 55 (0.62%) Android
12 52 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 39 (0.44%) SUSE
14 36 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (0.28%) zOS
16 17 (0.19%) Windows 2000
16 17 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.10%) Windows NT
18 8 (0.090%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1241 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1099 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 1016 (11.47%) Project Management
4 665 (7.51%) Business Analysis
5 445 (5.02%) Change Management
5 445 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 421 (4.75%) Migration
7 416 (4.70%) Risk Management
8 382 (4.31%) ITIL
9 367 (4.14%) TDD
10 362 (4.09%) Multithreading
11 356 (4.02%) Data Modelling
12 349 (3.94%) PRINCE2
13 331 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
14 316 (3.57%) OO
15 311 (3.51%) Data Analysis
16 305 (3.44%) Analytics
17 287 (3.24%) Low Latency
18 283 (3.19%) ETL
19 281 (3.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1719 (19.40%) SQL
2 1106 (12.48%) Java
3 757 (8.54%) C#
4 429 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 345 (3.89%) C++
6 268 (3.02%) Python
7 260 (2.93%) VBA
8 248 (2.80%) Perl
9 226 (2.55%) Shell Script
10 196 (2.21%) PL/SQL
11 168 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 142 (1.60%) C
13 124 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 86 (0.97%) VB
15 59 (0.67%) VBScript
16 53 (0.60%) Scala
17 40 (0.45%) Bash Shell
17 40 (0.45%) VB.NET
18 36 (0.41%) XAML
19 32 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 514 (5.80%) Degree
2 141 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 125 (1.41%) ISEB
4 93 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (1.03%) PMP
6 75 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 73 (0.82%) CISSP
8 71 (0.80%) CCNP
9 64 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 61 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (0.53%) CISM
12 43 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 38 (0.43%) CISA
14 33 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 28 (0.32%) Security Cleared
15 28 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 26 (0.29%) MCSE
17 25 (0.28%) CCIE
17 25 (0.28%) CCNA
18 24 (0.27%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (3.53%) QA
2 101 (1.14%) EMIR
3 88 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 76 (0.86%) Basel III
5 69 (0.78%) SLA
6 63 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 57 (0.64%) ISO 9001
8 54 (0.61%) Data Quality
9 44 (0.50%) FATCA
10 33 (0.37%) MiFID
11 30 (0.34%) COBIT
11 30 (0.34%) PCI DSS
11 30 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 29 (0.33%) Basel II
13 21 (0.24%) Solvency II
14 16 (0.18%) COREP
15 12 (0.14%) AIFMD
16 10 (0.11%) FINREP
17 9 (0.10%) P3O
18 8 (0.090%) UCITS
System Software
1 272 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 91 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (0.86%) XenApp
4 55 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
5 48 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 35 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 34 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 28 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 26 (0.29%) ACF2
10 24 (0.27%) NFS
10 24 (0.27%) RACF
11 23 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 21 (0.24%) XenServer
13 20 (0.23%) Apache Flume
14 19 (0.21%) vSphere
15 18 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 18 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 18 (0.20%) HDFS
16 12 (0.14%) Terminal Services
16 12 (0.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 168 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 100 (1.13%) SCCM
3 87 (0.98%) Control-M
4 71 (0.80%) Tivoli
5 40 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
6 37 (0.42%) Data Guard
7 36 (0.41%) BladeLogic
7 36 (0.41%) Puppet
8 27 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
8 27 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 25 (0.28%) NetBackup
10 24 (0.27%) SCOM
11 21 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 18 (0.20%) Oozie
12 18 (0.20%) Ambari
13 16 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 14 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
15 12 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
15 12 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
16 11 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1137 (12.83%) Oracle
2 768 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 284 (3.21%) Sybase
4 237 (2.67%) Citrix
5 219 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 204 (2.30%) Cisco
7 201 (2.27%) IBM
8 172 (1.94%) HP
9 164 (1.85%) VMware
10 147 (1.66%) SAP
11 146 (1.65%) Business Objects
12 133 (1.50%) Informatica
13 115 (1.30%) Cognos
14 102 (1.15%) TIBCO
15 86 (0.97%) Bloomberg
16 84 (0.95%) CheckPoint
17 80 (0.90%) Juniper
18 79 (0.89%) Adobe
19 78 (0.88%) Sun
20 76 (0.86%) Murex
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago