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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 15 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 4282 4508 5409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.70% 9.40% 12.74%
As % of the General category 22.43% 24.07% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3037 3362 3996
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 25
Average hourly rate £13.46 £16.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -33.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.11 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £29.50 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -19.44%
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
19088 18732 18269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.80% 39.05% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12243 12033 11324
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 536 622
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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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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 -1 3255 £525 +5.00% 731
North West +10 278 £450 +12.50% 90
South East +5 230 £425 +3.91% 98
South West -9 151 £421 -0.88% 71
Yorkshire -18 141 £400 +5.26% 56
East Midlands -2 94 £425 - 26
West Midlands -5 77 £420 -1.17% 22
East of England +4 38 £500 +25.00% 13
North East -11 10 £525 +16.66% 9
Midlands - 1 £400 -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4656 (55.56%) Finance
2 2718 (32.43%) Investment Banking
3 1650 (19.69%) SQL
4 1341 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1152 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 1134 (13.53%) Java
7 1051 (12.54%) Project Management
8 984 (11.74%) Retail
9 895 (10.68%) Oracle
10 787 (9.39%) Front Office
11 769 (9.18%) UNIX
12 700 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
13 696 (8.31%) C#
14 658 (7.85%) SQL Server
15 654 (7.80%) Retail Banking
16 639 (7.63%) Linux
17 620 (7.40%) Business Analysis
18 615 (7.34%) Windows
19 602 (7.18%) Microsoft
20 601 (7.17%) .NET
21 552 (6.59%) JavaScript
21 552 (6.59%) MS Excel
22 526 (6.28%) HTML
23 494 (5.89%) Derivative
24 489 (5.84%) Degree
25 433 (5.17%) Data Modelling
26 399 (4.76%) Migration
27 394 (4.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 389 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
29 377 (4.50%) Risk Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 177 (2.11%) SAS
2 165 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 151 (1.80%) WebSphere
4 60 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 54 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 52 (0.62%) MS Exchange
7 49 (0.58%) IIS
7 49 (0.58%) Apache
8 47 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 43 (0.51%) Confluence
10 42 (0.50%) Node.js
11 40 (0.48%) MQSeries
12 38 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
13 32 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 32 (0.38%) IBM Notes
14 31 (0.37%) Lync
15 29 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
15 29 (0.35%) JBoss
16 27 (0.32%) CICS
16 27 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 552 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 344 (4.11%) MS Office
3 226 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 193 (2.30%) MS Project
5 170 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 32 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.084%) Open Workbench
12 6 (0.072%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.060%) SPSS
14 3 (0.036%) InDesign
15 2 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.024%) InfoPath
16 1 (0.012%) PowerPivot
16 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.012%) Casewise Modeler
16 1 (0.012%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 45 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.30%) SAP FI
2 25 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 22 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 21 (0.25%) ION MarketView
5 17 (0.20%) Summit
5 17 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 16 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (0.19%) RMDS
7 15 (0.18%) Temenos T24
8 13 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 11 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
9 11 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.13%) Loan IQ
10 9 (0.11%) Eikon
10 9 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
10 9 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
10 9 (0.11%) thinkFolio
11 8 (0.095%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 34 (0.41%) SaaS
2 18 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
3 17 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.16%) PaaS
5 12 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.11%) Office 365
7 9 (0.11%) IaaS
8 8 (0.095%) IBM Blueworks
9 6 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.072%) GitHub
10 5 (0.060%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.048%) Taleo
11 4 (0.048%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.024%) Force.com
12 2 (0.024%) Google Checkout
13 1 (0.012%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.012%) Lucidchart
13 1 (0.012%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.012%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 169 (2.02%) Firewall
2 150 (1.79%) Internet
3 105 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 103 (1.23%) SAN
5 87 (1.04%) LAN
6 81 (0.97%) DNS
7 66 (0.79%) WAN
8 64 (0.76%) Multicast
9 63 (0.75%) BGP
10 53 (0.63%) Network Security
11 52 (0.62%) VPN
12 48 (0.57%) NAS
13 46 (0.55%) EIGRP
14 45 (0.54%) MPLS
15 44 (0.53%) OSPF
16 41 (0.49%) HTTP
17 40 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
18 39 (0.47%) LDAP
19 35 (0.42%) Intranet
20 34 (0.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 658 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 389 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
3 282 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 191 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 178 (2.12%) Big Data
6 175 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 141 (1.68%) Hadoop
8 138 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 125 (1.49%) QlikView
10 120 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 118 (1.41%) RDBMS
12 101 (1.21%) DB2
13 93 (1.11%) MS Access
14 81 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 72 (0.86%) Data Mining
16 67 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
17 66 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 62 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
19 61 (0.73%) NoSQL
20 44 (0.53%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 200 (2.39%) JIRA
2 125 (1.49%) Subversion
3 115 (1.37%) Maven
4 106 (1.26%) TeamCity
5 97 (1.16%) Git (software)
6 76 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 56 (0.67%) Visual Studio
8 55 (0.66%) Selenium
9 49 (0.58%) Grunt
10 44 (0.53%) NUnit
11 43 (0.51%) JUnit
12 37 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
13 36 (0.43%) jMock
13 36 (0.43%) Ant
14 35 (0.42%) Bower
15 34 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
16 29 (0.35%) ERwin
17 28 (0.33%) Cucumber
17 28 (0.33%) Eclipse
18 26 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 4656 (55.56%) Finance
2 2718 (32.43%) Investment Banking
3 984 (11.74%) Retail
4 787 (9.39%) Front Office
5 654 (7.80%) Retail Banking
6 293 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 240 (2.86%) Back Office
8 238 (2.84%) Legal
9 203 (2.42%) Financial Institution
10 100 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
11 96 (1.15%) Marketing
12 89 (1.06%) Law
13 53 (0.63%) General Ledger
14 51 (0.61%) Private Banking
15 39 (0.47%) Advertising
16 35 (0.42%) Billing
17 33 (0.39%) International Banking
18 29 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
19 26 (0.31%) Manufacturing
20 20 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2407 (28.72%) Analyst
2 1967 (23.47%) Developer
3 1374 (16.40%) Business Analyst
4 1090 (13.01%) Project Manager
5 516 (6.16%) Architect
6 465 (5.55%) Java Developer
7 376 (4.49%) Banking Business Analyst
8 278 (3.32%) Consultant
9 270 (3.22%) C# Developer
10 242 (2.89%) Senior Developer
11 230 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
12 222 (2.65%) Data Analyst
13 189 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
14 177 (2.11%) Test Analyst
15 175 (2.09%) Senior Manager
16 174 (2.08%) SQL Developer
17 170 (2.03%) Test Manager
18 158 (1.89%) Programme Manager
19 153 (1.83%) Support Analyst
20 145 (1.73%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 601 (7.17%) .NET
2 526 (6.28%) HTML
3 318 (3.79%) HTML5
4 317 (3.78%) XML
5 260 (3.10%) CSS
6 228 (2.72%) AngularJS
7 195 (2.33%) Web Services
8 190 (2.27%) Spring
9 164 (1.96%) WPF
10 153 (1.83%) Middleware
11 140 (1.67%) jQuery
12 136 (1.62%) ASP.NET
13 135 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
14 130 (1.55%) J2EE
15 121 (1.44%) WCF
16 112 (1.34%) RESTful
16 112 (1.34%) Hibernate
17 108 (1.29%) .NET Framework
18 102 (1.22%) SOAP
19 85 (1.01%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 700 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 494 (5.89%) Derivative
3 394 (4.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 358 (4.27%) Fixed Income
5 263 (3.14%) Equities
6 237 (2.83%) Credit Risk
7 213 (2.54%) User Experience
8 199 (2.37%) Market Risk
9 173 (2.06%) Computer Science
10 135 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
11 130 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 120 (1.43%) SWIFT
13 112 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
14 89 (1.06%) Mainframe
15 84 (1.00%) Mathematics
15 84 (1.00%) Reference Data
16 83 (0.99%) Online Banking
17 79 (0.94%) Blackberry
18 72 (0.86%) Visualisation
19 69 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 769 (9.18%) UNIX
2 639 (7.63%) Linux
3 615 (7.34%) Windows
4 155 (1.85%) Solaris
5 110 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 95 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 95 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 75 (0.89%) Apple iOS
9 72 (0.86%) Windows XP
10 62 (0.74%) AIX
11 54 (0.64%) Android
12 45 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (0.31%) zOS
14 21 (0.25%) SUSE
15 10 (0.12%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.12%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.095%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.084%) HPUX
17 7 (0.084%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1341 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1152 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 1051 (12.54%) Project Management
4 620 (7.40%) Business Analysis
5 433 (5.17%) Data Modelling
6 399 (4.76%) Migration
7 377 (4.50%) Risk Management
8 364 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 363 (4.33%) TDD
10 347 (4.14%) OO
11 335 (4.00%) PRINCE2
12 323 (3.85%) Analytics
13 320 (3.82%) ITIL
14 316 (3.77%) Change Management
15 313 (3.74%) Data Analysis
16 307 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
17 304 (3.63%) Scrum
18 303 (3.62%) ETL
19 287 (3.42%) Multithreading
20 226 (2.70%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1650 (19.69%) SQL
2 1134 (13.53%) Java
3 696 (8.31%) C#
4 552 (6.59%) JavaScript
5 367 (4.38%) C++
6 350 (4.18%) Python
7 241 (2.88%) VBA
8 227 (2.71%) Perl
9 154 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 146 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 135 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 115 (1.37%) C
13 86 (1.03%) Scala
14 77 (0.92%) PowerShell
15 74 (0.88%) VB
16 48 (0.57%) VB.NET
17 45 (0.54%) Bash Shell
18 42 (0.50%) Korn
19 40 (0.48%) VBScript
20 38 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 489 (5.84%) Degree
2 132 (1.58%) ISEB
3 107 (1.28%) PMI Certification
4 100 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 81 (0.97%) PMP
6 72 (0.86%) CCNP
7 70 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 56 (0.67%) CISSP
9 39 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (0.45%) CCNA
11 33 (0.39%) CCIE
11 33 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (0.37%) Security Cleared
12 31 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 27 (0.32%) CISA
14 21 (0.25%) MCSE
14 21 (0.25%) CISM
15 18 (0.21%) SC Cleared
16 13 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (3.50%) QA
2 111 (1.32%) EMIR
3 90 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
4 84 (1.00%) FATCA
5 78 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 66 (0.79%) SLA
7 60 (0.72%) Basel III
8 50 (0.60%) MiFID
9 36 (0.43%) Basel II
10 34 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 25 (0.30%) Solvency II
12 22 (0.26%) COBIT
13 20 (0.24%) PCI DSS
13 20 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 18 (0.21%) COREP
15 17 (0.20%) ISO 9001
16 13 (0.16%) CRD IV
17 12 (0.14%) FINREP
18 7 (0.084%) ISO 9000
19 5 (0.060%) HIPAA
System Software
1 176 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 103 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.39%) XenApp
4 30 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 28 (0.33%) HDFS
6 27 (0.32%) vSphere
7 22 (0.26%) NFS
8 21 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 20 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 17 (0.20%) Docker
12 12 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 10 (0.12%) Hyper-V
13 10 (0.12%) Apache Flume
14 9 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.095%) RACF
16 7 (0.084%) ACF2
16 7 (0.084%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 128 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 54 (0.64%) Control-M
3 42 (0.50%) SCCM
4 36 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
6 34 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 33 (0.39%) Puppet
8 21 (0.25%) NetBackup
9 20 (0.24%) BladeLogic
10 19 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
11 17 (0.20%) SCOM
12 16 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
13 14 (0.17%) Data Guard
14 13 (0.16%) Vagrant
14 13 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 13 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
16 9 (0.11%) Oozie
17 8 (0.095%) HP Operations Orchestration
18 7 (0.084%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 895 (10.68%) Oracle
2 602 (7.18%) Microsoft
3 272 (3.25%) IBM
4 224 (2.67%) Sybase
5 190 (2.27%) Cisco
6 167 (1.99%) VMware
7 157 (1.87%) SAP
8 139 (1.66%) HP
9 128 (1.53%) Citrix
10 120 (1.43%) Informatica
11 119 (1.42%) TIBCO
12 96 (1.15%) Business Objects
13 95 (1.13%) Red Hat
14 79 (0.94%) F5
15 73 (0.87%) CheckPoint
15 73 (0.87%) Bloomberg
16 67 (0.80%) Cognos
16 67 (0.80%) Teradata
17 65 (0.78%) Juniper
18 61 (0.73%) EMC
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