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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 15 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 4095 4409 4545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.58% 9.54% 11.00%
As % of the General category 22.00% 23.92% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2919 3296 3410
Average daily rate
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£490 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 28
Average hourly rate £17.45 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.49 £76.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
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
18611 18429 17304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.98% 39.87% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11892 11414 10760
Average daily rate £444 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 596 561
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 3079 £500 -4.76% 821
North West +9 238 £425 +0.83% 51
South East +7 210 £415 -1.19% 109
South West +2 168 £469 +14.45% 77
Yorkshire -6 153 £400 +6.66% 44
East Midlands +2 137 £425 - 22
East of England +20 52 £450 +1.12% 27
West Midlands -14 49 £425 +2.40% 25
North East 0 4 £400 +14.28% 8
Midlands - - - -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4558 (52.16%) Finance
2 2854 (32.66%) Investment Banking
3 1679 (19.21%) SQL
4 1315 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
5 1247 (14.27%) Java
6 1150 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 998 (11.42%) Retail
8 989 (11.32%) Project Management
9 976 (11.17%) Oracle
10 901 (10.31%) Front Office
11 843 (9.65%) UNIX
12 779 (8.91%) Windows
13 727 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
14 697 (7.98%) Retail Banking
15 687 (7.86%) Linux
16 658 (7.53%) Microsoft
17 650 (7.44%) C#
18 641 (7.33%) Business Analysis
19 625 (7.15%) SQL Server
20 588 (6.73%) .NET
21 565 (6.47%) JavaScript
22 536 (6.13%) MS Excel
23 534 (6.11%) Derivative
24 526 (6.02%) HTML
25 524 (6.00%) Degree
26 488 (5.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 414 (4.74%) Migration
28 408 (4.67%) Risk Management
28 408 (4.67%) Data Modelling
29 406 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 227 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 160 (1.83%) WebSphere
3 157 (1.80%) SAS
4 86 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 76 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 62 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 62 (0.71%) CMS
7 53 (0.61%) IBM Notes
8 51 (0.58%) JBoss
9 50 (0.57%) Lync
10 48 (0.55%) IIS
11 47 (0.54%) Node.js
12 45 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
13 44 (0.50%) Apache
14 42 (0.48%) Confluence
15 37 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 35 (0.40%) CICS
17 34 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
18 33 (0.38%) Apache Spark
18 33 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 536 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 376 (4.30%) MS Office
3 240 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 186 (2.13%) MS Project
5 177 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 66 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 44 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 22 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 13 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 11 (0.13%) Acrobat
11 11 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 9 (0.10%) Open Workbench
13 6 (0.069%) SPSS
14 4 (0.046%) InDesign
15 3 (0.034%) DOC1
15 3 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.023%) PowerPivot
16 2 (0.023%) InfoPath
17 1 (0.011%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 46 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.43%) SAP FI
3 37 (0.42%) Summit
4 34 (0.39%) ION MarketView
5 29 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 29 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 21 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
7 20 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
8 19 (0.22%) RMDS
9 18 (0.21%) Markit EDM
10 16 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 15 (0.17%) Temenos T24
12 14 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 14 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
13 13 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
15 11 (0.13%) Eikon
15 11 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
15 11 (0.13%) Loan IQ
16 9 (0.10%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 43 (0.49%) SaaS
2 18 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
4 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.11%) GitHub
6 8 (0.092%) Office 365
7 6 (0.069%) IaaS
7 6 (0.069%) Force.com
8 5 (0.057%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (0.046%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.034%) PaaS
10 3 (0.034%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.023%) Taleo
11 2 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.011%) Heroku
12 1 (0.011%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.011%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.011%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.011%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.011%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 188 (2.15%) Firewall
2 134 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 130 (1.49%) Internet
4 114 (1.30%) LAN
5 108 (1.24%) SAN
6 98 (1.12%) DNS
6 98 (1.12%) WAN
7 78 (0.89%) BGP
8 62 (0.71%) Multicast
9 58 (0.66%) Network Security
10 56 (0.64%) OSPF
11 55 (0.63%) VPN
12 52 (0.60%) EIGRP
13 51 (0.58%) MPLS
14 45 (0.51%) NAS
15 43 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 43 (0.49%) Wireless
15 43 (0.49%) ATM
16 42 (0.48%) Intranet
17 38 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 625 (7.15%) SQL Server
2 365 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
3 303 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 196 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 182 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 175 (2.00%) Big Data
7 145 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 131 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 130 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 129 (1.48%) Hadoop
11 120 (1.37%) QlikView
12 105 (1.20%) DB2
13 85 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
14 76 (0.87%) MS Access
15 71 (0.81%) Data Mining
16 67 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 54 (0.62%) MongoDB
17 54 (0.62%) NoSQL
18 51 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
19 50 (0.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 182 (2.08%) JIRA
2 142 (1.62%) Maven
3 109 (1.25%) Subversion
4 107 (1.22%) TeamCity
5 72 (0.82%) JUnit
6 71 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 69 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 69 (0.79%) NUnit
8 61 (0.70%) Ant
8 61 (0.70%) Selenium
8 61 (0.70%) Jenkins
9 54 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
10 49 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 41 (0.47%) Grunt
12 35 (0.40%) jMock
13 34 (0.39%) Eclipse
14 32 (0.37%) CruiseControl
15 31 (0.35%) WebDriver
15 31 (0.35%) Bower
15 31 (0.35%) Cucumber
General
1 4558 (52.16%) Finance
2 2854 (32.66%) Investment Banking
3 998 (11.42%) Retail
4 901 (10.31%) Front Office
5 697 (7.98%) Retail Banking
6 271 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 249 (2.85%) Back Office
8 234 (2.68%) Financial Institution
9 220 (2.52%) Legal
10 86 (0.98%) Marketing
11 79 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
12 77 (0.88%) Law
13 47 (0.54%) Private Banking
14 41 (0.47%) General Ledger
15 40 (0.46%) Advertising
16 37 (0.42%) International Banking
17 35 (0.40%) Manufacturing
18 29 (0.33%) Billing
19 25 (0.29%) Publishing
20 24 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2471 (28.28%) Analyst
2 2050 (23.46%) Developer
3 1414 (16.18%) Business Analyst
4 1034 (11.83%) Project Manager
5 554 (6.34%) Architect
6 519 (5.94%) Java Developer
7 393 (4.50%) Banking Business Analyst
8 319 (3.65%) Consultant
9 261 (2.99%) C# Developer
10 224 (2.56%) Senior Developer
11 204 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
12 200 (2.29%) Support Analyst
13 188 (2.15%) Data Analyst
14 185 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
15 175 (2.00%) Senior Manager
15 175 (2.00%) Test Manager
16 174 (1.99%) Programme Manager
17 168 (1.92%) Test Analyst
18 158 (1.81%) SQL Developer
19 156 (1.79%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 588 (6.73%) .NET
2 526 (6.02%) HTML
3 334 (3.82%) XML
4 308 (3.52%) HTML5
5 286 (3.27%) CSS
6 219 (2.51%) Spring
7 196 (2.24%) WPF
8 194 (2.22%) Web Services
9 189 (2.16%) AngularJS
10 188 (2.15%) jQuery
11 175 (2.00%) Middleware
12 148 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
13 139 (1.59%) WCF
14 136 (1.56%) Hibernate
15 132 (1.51%) J2EE
16 118 (1.35%) SOAP
17 113 (1.29%) ASP.NET
18 107 (1.22%) REST
19 106 (1.21%) JMS
20 103 (1.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 727 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 534 (6.11%) Derivative
3 488 (5.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 390 (4.46%) Fixed Income
5 256 (2.93%) Equities
6 255 (2.92%) Credit Risk
7 242 (2.77%) User Experience
8 191 (2.19%) Market Risk
9 176 (2.01%) Computer Science
10 130 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
11 127 (1.45%) Management Information System
11 127 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
12 124 (1.42%) Mainframe
13 115 (1.32%) Blackberry
14 107 (1.22%) Mathematics
14 107 (1.22%) SWIFT
15 102 (1.17%) Mobile App
16 93 (1.06%) Online Banking
17 86 (0.98%) Reference Data
18 77 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 843 (9.65%) UNIX
2 779 (8.91%) Windows
3 687 (7.86%) Linux
4 176 (2.01%) Windows 7
5 173 (1.98%) Solaris
6 146 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 125 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 114 (1.30%) Windows XP
9 98 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 96 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 79 (0.90%) Android
12 65 (0.74%) AIX
13 64 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 45 (0.51%) SUSE
15 42 (0.48%) zOS
16 19 (0.22%) HPUX
17 10 (0.11%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.092%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.092%) Windows 2000
19 7 (0.080%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1315 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1150 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 989 (11.32%) Project Management
4 641 (7.33%) Business Analysis
5 414 (4.74%) Migration
6 408 (4.67%) Risk Management
6 408 (4.67%) Data Modelling
7 406 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 380 (4.35%) OO
9 374 (4.28%) TDD
10 367 (4.20%) ITIL
11 362 (4.14%) PRINCE2
12 357 (4.09%) Change Management
13 352 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
14 348 (3.98%) Multithreading
15 325 (3.72%) Analytics
16 314 (3.59%) Data Analysis
17 289 (3.31%) Scrum
18 285 (3.26%) ETL
19 283 (3.24%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1679 (19.21%) SQL
2 1247 (14.27%) Java
3 650 (7.44%) C#
4 565 (6.47%) JavaScript
5 383 (4.38%) C++
6 309 (3.54%) Python
7 284 (3.25%) VBA
8 268 (3.07%) Perl
9 196 (2.24%) Shell Script
10 188 (2.15%) PL/SQL
11 124 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 110 (1.26%) C
13 89 (1.02%) PowerShell
14 88 (1.01%) Scala
15 64 (0.73%) VB
16 61 (0.70%) Bash Shell
17 58 (0.66%) Korn
18 50 (0.57%) Ruby
19 45 (0.51%) VBScript
20 43 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 524 (6.00%) Degree
2 133 (1.52%) ISEB
3 128 (1.46%) PMI Certification
4 124 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (1.05%) PMP
6 91 (1.04%) CCNP
7 86 (0.98%) VCP4
8 79 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 54 (0.62%) CCNA
10 46 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 44 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (0.45%) CCIE
13 37 (0.42%) CISSP
14 36 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (0.35%) MCSE
15 31 (0.35%) Security Cleared
16 24 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 24 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
17 23 (0.26%) CISM
18 20 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (3.33%) QA
2 95 (1.09%) EMIR
3 82 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
4 75 (0.86%) FATCA
5 65 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 54 (0.62%) Basel III
7 52 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 47 (0.54%) SLA
9 43 (0.49%) ISO 9001
10 35 (0.40%) Basel II
11 34 (0.39%) MiFID
12 29 (0.33%) COBIT
13 27 (0.31%) Solvency II
14 26 (0.30%) PCI DSS
15 23 (0.26%) COREP
16 22 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 21 (0.24%) FINREP
18 14 (0.16%) CRD IV
19 7 (0.080%) GAAP
20 4 (0.046%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 185 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 111 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 38 (0.43%) vSphere
5 34 (0.39%) XenApp
6 30 (0.34%) RACF
6 30 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 30 (0.34%) ACF2
7 29 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 28 (0.32%) HDFS
9 25 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 23 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 22 (0.25%) NFS
12 20 (0.23%) VMware ESX
13 18 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 17 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (0.18%) Hyper-V
16 15 (0.17%) KVM
16 15 (0.17%) Docker
16 15 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 172 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
2 93 (1.06%) Control-M
3 50 (0.57%) SCCM
4 42 (0.48%) Tivoli
5 37 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
6 29 (0.33%) Puppet
7 25 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (0.27%) Data Guard
9 23 (0.26%) NetBackup
10 20 (0.23%) SCOM
10 20 (0.23%) Vagrant
11 15 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
11 15 (0.17%) BladeLogic
11 15 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 13 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
13 11 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 11 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
13 11 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 11 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
14 10 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 976 (11.17%) Oracle
2 658 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 281 (3.22%) IBM
4 250 (2.86%) Cisco
4 250 (2.86%) Sybase
5 198 (2.27%) VMware
6 177 (2.03%) HP
7 172 (1.97%) Citrix
8 163 (1.87%) SAP
9 144 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 125 (1.43%) TIBCO
11 123 (1.41%) Business Objects
12 110 (1.26%) Informatica
13 102 (1.17%) Cognos
14 95 (1.09%) Adobe
15 94 (1.08%) F5
16 87 (1.00%) Bloomberg
17 83 (0.95%) CheckPoint
18 78 (0.89%) Juniper
19 73 (0.84%) Murex
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £470 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £491.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £1500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £342.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago