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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 13 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 4470 5754 6359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.52% 12.04% 12.49%
As % of the General category 22.05% 28.57% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3358 4317 4671
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £40.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -26.31%
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
20275 20143 22612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.66% 42.14% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12884 13037 13733
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 526 688
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 3610 £500 -4.76% 720
South East -36 181 £400 -5.88% 93
North West -18 178 £425 +11.84% 73
South West -6 165 £425 +6.25% 102
Yorkshire -14 109 £400 +1.13% 46
West Midlands 0 79 £363 -18.07% 33
East Midlands +4 78 £425 +24.54% 25
East of England +1 49 £400 +23.07% 38
North East -43 10 £373 -17.22% 3
Midlands -1 1 £350 -60.00%
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4409 (50.11%) Finance
2 3157 (35.88%) Investment Banking
3 1679 (19.08%) SQL
4 1256 (14.27%) Agile Software Development
5 1172 (13.32%) Java
6 1086 (12.34%) Oracle
7 1059 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 979 (11.13%) Front Office
9 975 (11.08%) Project Management
10 951 (10.81%) Retail
11 912 (10.36%) Windows
12 840 (9.55%) UNIX
13 762 (8.66%) Linux
14 748 (8.50%) C#
15 728 (8.27%) Microsoft
16 722 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
17 674 (7.66%) Retail Banking
18 666 (7.57%) Business Analysis
19 637 (7.24%) SQL Server
20 590 (6.71%) .NET
21 530 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 515 (5.85%) Degree
23 501 (5.69%) MS Excel
24 485 (5.51%) JavaScript
25 463 (5.26%) HTML
26 454 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
27 449 (5.10%) Derivative
28 427 (4.85%) Migration
29 424 (4.82%) Risk Management
30 417 (4.74%) Change Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 229 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 176 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 153 (1.74%) SAS
4 114 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 109 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 90 (1.02%) IIS
7 87 (0.99%) Apache
8 84 (0.95%) CMS
9 71 (0.81%) MS Exchange
10 69 (0.78%) JBoss
11 62 (0.70%) Lync
12 58 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
13 47 (0.53%) IBM Notes
14 46 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
15 45 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
16 43 (0.49%) Node.js
17 38 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
18 29 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
18 29 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
19 26 (0.30%) CICS
Applications
1 501 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 340 (3.86%) MS Office
3 245 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 193 (2.19%) MS Project
5 170 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 64 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 47 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 28 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 11 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.057%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.034%) DOC1
13 3 (0.034%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.034%) SPSS
14 2 (0.023%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.011%) InDesign
15 1 (0.011%) Stata
15 1 (0.011%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 41 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.42%) RMDS
3 34 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 33 (0.38%) ION MarketView
5 32 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
5 32 (0.36%) Summit
6 19 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 17 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 17 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 17 (0.19%) Temenos T24
8 16 (0.18%) Loan IQ
8 16 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
9 15 (0.17%) SunGard GMI
10 14 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 13 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
12 11 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
12 11 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
13 10 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
14 9 (0.10%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 25 (0.28%) SaaS
2 23 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
5 9 (0.10%) Office 365
6 8 (0.091%) Force.com
7 5 (0.057%) IaaS
8 3 (0.034%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.023%) Taleo
9 2 (0.023%) PaaS
9 2 (0.023%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.023%) Responsys
9 2 (0.023%) GitHub
10 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.011%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.011%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.011%) CheetahMail
10 1 (0.011%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 196 (2.23%) Firewall
2 151 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 150 (1.70%) Internet
4 118 (1.34%) DNS
5 107 (1.22%) SAN
6 98 (1.11%) WAN
7 97 (1.10%) LAN
8 76 (0.86%) Intranet
9 66 (0.75%) Network Security
10 59 (0.67%) BGP
11 53 (0.60%) VPN
12 49 (0.56%) OSPF
13 47 (0.53%) LDAP
14 42 (0.48%) Multicast
15 36 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
15 36 (0.41%) SSL
16 35 (0.40%) DHCP
17 33 (0.38%) VLAN
18 32 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
19 30 (0.34%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 637 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 315 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
3 284 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 235 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 182 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 151 (1.72%) QlikView
7 133 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 133 (1.51%) Big Data
8 129 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 119 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 99 (1.13%) DB2
11 89 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 80 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 80 (0.91%) MongoDB
13 76 (0.86%) Hadoop
14 66 (0.75%) MS Access
15 62 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
16 59 (0.67%) Data Mining
17 57 (0.65%) NoSQL
18 47 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 148 (1.68%) JIRA
2 145 (1.65%) Subversion
3 116 (1.32%) Maven
4 94 (1.07%) JUnit
5 87 (0.99%) TeamCity
6 74 (0.84%) Git (software)
7 53 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 51 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
9 50 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 50 (0.57%) Selenium
10 45 (0.51%) Ant
11 40 (0.45%) CruiseControl
12 38 (0.43%) NUnit
13 35 (0.40%) Jenkins
14 34 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 33 (0.38%) jMock
16 30 (0.34%) Hudson
17 28 (0.32%) Cucumber
18 25 (0.28%) Jasmine
19 24 (0.27%) Grunt
General
1 4409 (50.11%) Finance
2 3157 (35.88%) Investment Banking
3 979 (11.13%) Front Office
4 951 (10.81%) Retail
5 674 (7.66%) Retail Banking
6 266 (3.02%) Back Office
7 256 (2.91%) Financial Institution
8 222 (2.52%) Telecoms
9 191 (2.17%) Legal
10 87 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
11 78 (0.89%) Marketing
12 66 (0.75%) Private Banking
13 58 (0.66%) International Banking
14 52 (0.59%) Law
14 52 (0.59%) Advertising
15 47 (0.53%) French Language
16 38 (0.43%) Manufacturing
17 35 (0.40%) Spanish Language
18 27 (0.31%) General Ledger
19 26 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2393 (27.20%) Analyst
2 2069 (23.51%) Developer
3 1333 (15.15%) Business Analyst
4 1033 (11.74%) Project Manager
5 510 (5.80%) Java Developer
6 454 (5.16%) Architect
7 376 (4.27%) Banking Business Analyst
8 368 (4.18%) Consultant
9 276 (3.14%) C# Developer
10 232 (2.64%) Senior Developer
11 201 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
12 196 (2.23%) Support Analyst
13 195 (2.22%) Programme Manager
13 195 (2.22%) Data Analyst
14 185 (2.10%) Administrator
15 174 (1.98%) Test Analyst
16 160 (1.82%) Senior Manager
17 143 (1.63%) Test Manager
18 142 (1.61%) Solutions Architect
19 138 (1.57%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 590 (6.71%) .NET
2 463 (5.26%) HTML
3 300 (3.41%) XML
4 252 (2.86%) CSS
5 249 (2.83%) Spring
6 234 (2.66%) HTML5
7 231 (2.63%) Web Services
8 211 (2.40%) Middleware
9 191 (2.17%) WPF
10 176 (2.00%) ASP.NET
11 160 (1.82%) jQuery
12 158 (1.80%) WCF
13 148 (1.68%) J2EE
14 140 (1.59%) AngularJS
15 137 (1.56%) Hibernate
16 110 (1.25%) JMS
17 102 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
18 100 (1.14%) .NET Framework
19 94 (1.07%) REST
19 94 (1.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 722 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 530 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 449 (5.10%) Derivative
4 387 (4.40%) Fixed Income
5 312 (3.55%) Credit Risk
6 256 (2.91%) Market Risk
7 247 (2.81%) Equities
8 195 (2.22%) User Experience
9 190 (2.16%) Computer Science
10 174 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 136 (1.55%) Data Structures
12 129 (1.47%) Mainframe
13 123 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
14 104 (1.18%) Mobile App
15 98 (1.11%) SWIFT
16 90 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
17 88 (1.00%) Mathematics
17 88 (1.00%) Reference Data
17 88 (1.00%) Visualisation
17 88 (1.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 912 (10.36%) Windows
2 840 (9.55%) UNIX
3 762 (8.66%) Linux
4 201 (2.28%) Windows 7
5 191 (2.17%) Solaris
6 167 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 158 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 121 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 93 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 66 (0.75%) AIX
11 53 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 46 (0.52%) Android
13 43 (0.49%) SUSE
14 39 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (0.38%) zOS
16 15 (0.17%) Windows 2000
17 12 (0.14%) HPUX
18 11 (0.13%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.11%) Windows NT
20 9 (0.10%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1256 (14.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1059 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 975 (11.08%) Project Management
4 666 (7.57%) Business Analysis
5 454 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 427 (4.85%) Migration
7 424 (4.82%) Risk Management
8 417 (4.74%) Change Management
9 413 (4.69%) Multithreading
10 384 (4.36%) TDD
11 376 (4.27%) ITIL
12 343 (3.90%) OO
13 339 (3.85%) PRINCE2
14 337 (3.83%) Data Modelling
15 333 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
16 310 (3.52%) Analytics
17 303 (3.44%) Low Latency
18 297 (3.38%) Data Analysis
19 295 (3.35%) Scrum
20 288 (3.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1679 (19.08%) SQL
2 1172 (13.32%) Java
3 748 (8.50%) C#
4 485 (5.51%) JavaScript
5 370 (4.21%) C++
6 272 (3.09%) Python
7 244 (2.77%) VBA
8 243 (2.76%) Perl
9 231 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 199 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 166 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 143 (1.63%) C
13 110 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 88 (1.00%) VB
15 56 (0.64%) Scala
16 52 (0.59%) VBScript
17 46 (0.52%) Korn
18 43 (0.49%) Bash Shell
19 38 (0.43%) Ruby
20 37 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 515 (5.85%) Degree
2 137 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 123 (1.40%) ISEB
4 102 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (0.99%) PMP
6 75 (0.85%) CCNP
7 72 (0.82%) CISSP
8 61 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 55 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 53 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 46 (0.52%) CISM
12 39 (0.44%) CISA
13 36 (0.41%) CCNA
14 34 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
15 32 (0.36%) Security Cleared
15 32 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 28 (0.32%) MCSE
17 26 (0.30%) CIMA
18 25 (0.28%) CCIE
19 23 (0.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (3.39%) QA
2 95 (1.08%) EMIR
3 92 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
4 75 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 73 (0.83%) Basel III
6 61 (0.69%) SLA
7 59 (0.67%) ISO 9001
8 49 (0.56%) FATCA
9 47 (0.53%) Data Quality
10 37 (0.42%) MiFID
11 32 (0.36%) COBIT
11 32 (0.36%) Basel II
12 31 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 28 (0.32%) PCI DSS
14 24 (0.27%) Solvency II
15 17 (0.19%) COREP
16 10 (0.11%) AIFMD
16 10 (0.11%) FINREP
17 8 (0.091%) UCITS
18 6 (0.068%) P3O
System Software
1 256 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 100 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (0.82%) XenApp
4 47 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 45 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 37 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 35 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 34 (0.39%) ACF2
8 34 (0.39%) RACF
9 30 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 26 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 24 (0.27%) NFS
12 23 (0.26%) XenServer
12 23 (0.26%) vSphere
13 22 (0.25%) Apache Flume
14 20 (0.23%) HDFS
15 19 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 17 (0.19%) ProxySG
16 17 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 14 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 173 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
2 92 (1.05%) Control-M
3 88 (1.00%) SCCM
4 80 (0.91%) Tivoli
5 43 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
6 36 (0.41%) BladeLogic
7 34 (0.39%) Puppet
8 31 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 29 (0.33%) Data Guard
10 27 (0.31%) SCOM
11 22 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
11 22 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 21 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 19 (0.22%) Ambari
13 19 (0.22%) Oozie
14 17 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
15 13 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (0.13%) Nagios
16 11 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
16 11 (0.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1086 (12.34%) Oracle
2 728 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 272 (3.09%) Sybase
4 232 (2.64%) Citrix
5 229 (2.60%) Cisco
6 216 (2.45%) IBM
7 203 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 183 (2.08%) VMware
9 182 (2.07%) HP
10 155 (1.76%) Business Objects
11 148 (1.68%) SAP
12 134 (1.52%) Informatica
13 115 (1.31%) TIBCO
14 108 (1.23%) Cognos
15 88 (1.00%) Adobe
16 87 (0.99%) CheckPoint
17 85 (0.97%) Bloomberg
18 81 (0.92%) Juniper
19 80 (0.91%) Murex
20 74 (0.84%) Sun
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