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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 14 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 4273 4450 4864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.79% 9.41% 11.63%
As % of the General category 22.49% 23.70% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3023 3337 3646
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 27
Average hourly rate £15.46 £18.60 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% -9.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.94 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.65 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -40.70%
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
19000 18777 17853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.07% 39.71% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11959 11746 11121
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 579 578
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.54 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 27 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 27 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 27 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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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 3231 £500 -1.96% 859
North West +14 273 £425 - 57
South East 0 208 £409 -2.67% 115
South West -1 169 £467 +14.25% 82
Yorkshire -15 145 £400 +9.58% 43
East Midlands -4 127 £425 - 34
West Midlands -6 60 £425 +6.25% 19
East of England +19 47 £525 +27.27% 34
North East -2 7 £400 +14.28% 2
Midlands - - - -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 4545 (53.10%) Finance
2 2784 (32.53%) Investment Banking
3 1679 (19.62%) SQL
4 1298 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1211 (14.15%) Java
6 1140 (13.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 1000 (11.68%) Retail
8 998 (11.66%) Project Management
9 931 (10.88%) Oracle
10 832 (9.72%) Front Office
11 808 (9.44%) UNIX
12 722 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
13 695 (8.12%) Retail Banking
14 683 (7.98%) Windows
15 663 (7.75%) C#
16 654 (7.64%) Business Analysis
17 649 (7.58%) Linux
18 632 (7.38%) SQL Server
19 612 (7.15%) Microsoft
20 596 (6.96%) .NET
21 559 (6.53%) JavaScript
22 552 (6.45%) MS Excel
23 542 (6.33%) Derivative
24 528 (6.17%) HTML
25 510 (5.96%) Degree
26 441 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 432 (5.05%) Data Modelling
28 399 (4.66%) Migration
29 398 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
30 394 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 187 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 157 (1.83%) SAS
3 149 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 77 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 68 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 59 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 51 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
8 47 (0.55%) Apache
9 45 (0.53%) CMS
10 44 (0.51%) Confluence
11 42 (0.49%) IIS
12 41 (0.48%) JBoss
13 40 (0.47%) Apache Spark
14 39 (0.46%) IBM Notes
15 38 (0.44%) Lync
15 38 (0.44%) Node.js
16 33 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 31 (0.36%) CICS
18 30 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
19 29 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 552 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 372 (4.35%) MS Office
3 232 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 192 (2.24%) MS Project
5 184 (2.15%) MS Visio
6 60 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 44 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 21 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 11 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 9 (0.11%) Open Workbench
12 6 (0.070%) SPSS
13 5 (0.058%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.047%) InDesign
15 3 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.023%) InfoPath
16 2 (0.023%) DOC1
16 2 (0.023%) PowerPivot
17 1 (0.012%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 34 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 34 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 32 (0.37%) Summit
3 30 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 30 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 26 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 25 (0.29%) Markit EDM
6 24 (0.28%) RMDS
7 18 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 17 (0.20%) Temenos T24
9 16 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 15 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
11 14 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
12 12 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
12 12 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
13 10 (0.12%) SAP HR
14 9 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
14 9 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 38 (0.44%) SaaS
2 10 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
3 9 (0.11%) GitHub
4 7 (0.082%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.082%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.058%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.058%) PaaS
6 4 (0.047%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.047%) IaaS
7 3 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.035%) Office 365
7 3 (0.035%) Force.com
8 2 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.012%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.012%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.012%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.012%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.012%) LucidChart
9 1 (0.012%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 185 (2.16%) Firewall
2 142 (1.66%) Internet
3 126 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 106 (1.24%) LAN
5 105 (1.23%) SAN
6 91 (1.06%) WAN
7 87 (1.02%) DNS
8 70 (0.82%) BGP
9 63 (0.74%) Multicast
10 56 (0.65%) Network Security
11 51 (0.60%) VPN
12 50 (0.58%) MPLS
13 49 (0.57%) OSPF
14 46 (0.54%) EIGRP
15 45 (0.53%) NAS
16 44 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 43 (0.50%) Wireless
17 43 (0.50%) ATM
18 42 (0.49%) HTTP
19 41 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 398 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 295 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 208 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 173 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 164 (1.92%) Big Data
7 154 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 142 (1.66%) Hadoop
8 142 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 127 (1.48%) QlikView
10 122 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 99 (1.16%) DB2
12 87 (1.02%) MS Access
13 81 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 79 (0.92%) Data Mining
15 68 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 65 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
17 53 (0.62%) DataStage
18 52 (0.61%) OLAP
18 52 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 180 (2.10%) JIRA
2 129 (1.51%) Maven
3 108 (1.26%) Subversion
4 102 (1.19%) TeamCity
5 74 (0.86%) Git (software)
6 68 (0.79%) NUnit
7 65 (0.76%) Selenium
8 62 (0.72%) Visual Studio
9 60 (0.70%) Jenkins
10 54 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
11 53 (0.62%) Ant
12 52 (0.61%) JUnit
13 43 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 41 (0.48%) Grunt
15 35 (0.41%) jMock
16 32 (0.37%) WebDriver
17 31 (0.36%) Bower
18 30 (0.35%) Cucumber
18 30 (0.35%) Eclipse
19 26 (0.30%) Mockito
General
1 4545 (53.10%) Finance
2 2784 (32.53%) Investment Banking
3 1000 (11.68%) Retail
4 832 (9.72%) Front Office
5 695 (8.12%) Retail Banking
6 284 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 258 (3.01%) Back Office
8 225 (2.63%) Financial Institution
9 221 (2.58%) Legal
10 90 (1.05%) Marketing
11 84 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
12 78 (0.91%) Law
13 49 (0.57%) General Ledger
14 44 (0.51%) Private Banking
15 43 (0.50%) Advertising
16 34 (0.40%) International Banking
16 34 (0.40%) Billing
17 31 (0.36%) Manufacturing
18 24 (0.28%) Publishing
19 20 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2458 (28.72%) Analyst
2 2013 (23.52%) Developer
3 1411 (16.49%) Business Analyst
4 1029 (12.02%) Project Manager
5 535 (6.25%) Architect
6 491 (5.74%) Java Developer
7 374 (4.37%) Banking Business Analyst
8 307 (3.59%) Consultant
9 265 (3.10%) C# Developer
10 218 (2.55%) Senior Developer
11 209 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
12 194 (2.27%) Data Analyst
13 187 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
14 182 (2.13%) Test Manager
15 181 (2.11%) Support Analyst
16 174 (2.03%) Senior Manager
17 171 (2.00%) Programme Manager
18 168 (1.96%) Test Analyst
19 155 (1.81%) SQL Developer
20 141 (1.65%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 596 (6.96%) .NET
2 528 (6.17%) HTML
3 332 (3.88%) XML
4 322 (3.76%) HTML5
5 274 (3.20%) CSS
6 209 (2.44%) Spring
7 202 (2.36%) AngularJS
8 183 (2.14%) Web Services
9 180 (2.10%) WPF
10 177 (2.07%) jQuery
11 159 (1.86%) Middleware
12 135 (1.58%) FIX Protocol
13 128 (1.50%) Hibernate
14 126 (1.47%) WCF
15 121 (1.41%) ASP.NET
15 121 (1.41%) J2EE
16 109 (1.27%) SOAP
17 102 (1.19%) RESTful
18 100 (1.17%) .NET Framework
18 100 (1.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 722 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 542 (6.33%) Derivative
3 441 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 383 (4.47%) Fixed Income
5 273 (3.19%) Equities
6 237 (2.77%) Credit Risk
7 217 (2.54%) User Experience
8 179 (2.09%) Market Risk
9 169 (1.97%) Computer Science
10 143 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
11 122 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 122 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
12 115 (1.34%) Mainframe
13 114 (1.33%) SWIFT
14 102 (1.19%) Mathematics
15 92 (1.07%) Online Banking
16 90 (1.05%) Mobile App
17 88 (1.03%) Blackberry
18 78 (0.91%) Reference Data
19 76 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 808 (9.44%) UNIX
2 683 (7.98%) Windows
3 649 (7.58%) Linux
4 155 (1.81%) Solaris
5 145 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 131 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 110 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 99 (1.16%) Windows XP
9 92 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 90 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 68 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 67 (0.78%) Android
13 60 (0.70%) AIX
14 39 (0.46%) SUSE
15 35 (0.41%) zOS
16 17 (0.20%) HPUX
17 12 (0.14%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.12%) Windows Vista
18 10 (0.12%) Windows 2000
19 6 (0.070%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1298 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1140 (13.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 998 (11.66%) Project Management
4 654 (7.64%) Business Analysis
5 432 (5.05%) Data Modelling
6 399 (4.66%) Migration
7 394 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 386 (4.51%) Risk Management
9 372 (4.35%) OO
10 367 (4.29%) TDD
11 355 (4.15%) PRINCE2
12 350 (4.09%) ITIL
13 343 (4.01%) Analytics
14 342 (4.00%) Change Management
15 333 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
16 319 (3.73%) Data Analysis
17 307 (3.59%) Multithreading
18 287 (3.35%) Scrum
19 286 (3.34%) ETL
20 260 (3.04%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1679 (19.62%) SQL
2 1211 (14.15%) Java
3 663 (7.75%) C#
4 559 (6.53%) JavaScript
5 358 (4.18%) C++
6 316 (3.69%) Python
7 283 (3.31%) VBA
8 244 (2.85%) Perl
9 178 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 170 (1.99%) PL/SQL
11 120 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 108 (1.26%) C
13 81 (0.95%) Scala
14 67 (0.78%) VB
15 66 (0.77%) PowerShell
16 56 (0.65%) VB.NET
17 54 (0.63%) Bash Shell
18 48 (0.56%) Korn
19 39 (0.46%) Ruby
20 38 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 510 (5.96%) Degree
2 148 (1.73%) ISEB
3 124 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 118 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 97 (1.13%) PMP
6 83 (0.97%) CCNP
7 82 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 65 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 53 (0.62%) CCNA
10 39 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 38 (0.44%) CISSP
12 35 (0.41%) CCIE
13 33 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (0.34%) MCSE
15 28 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 27 (0.32%) Security Cleared
17 24 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
18 23 (0.27%) CISA
19 18 (0.21%) CISM
20 16 (0.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (3.48%) QA
2 93 (1.09%) EMIR
3 82 (0.96%) FATCA
4 74 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
5 56 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 54 (0.63%) Basel III
6 54 (0.63%) SLA
6 54 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 39 (0.46%) Basel II
8 30 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 28 (0.33%) MiFID
9 28 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 26 (0.30%) Solvency II
11 23 (0.27%) COREP
12 20 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 20 (0.23%) FINREP
13 18 (0.21%) COBIT
14 16 (0.19%) CRD IV
15 6 (0.070%) GAAP
16 5 (0.058%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 175 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 111 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 34 (0.40%) vSphere
5 30 (0.35%) XenApp
6 25 (0.29%) HDFS
6 25 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 24 (0.28%) NFS
8 22 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.23%) ACF2
10 19 (0.22%) RACF
11 18 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 17 (0.20%) Hyper-V
13 16 (0.19%) VMware ESX
14 15 (0.18%) KVM
14 15 (0.18%) Docker
14 15 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.14%) ProxySG
16 10 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 161 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 81 (0.95%) Control-M
3 55 (0.64%) SCCM
4 39 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
5 36 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 28 (0.33%) Puppet
7 26 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 20 (0.23%) Data Guard
9 20 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
9 20 (0.23%) Vagrant
10 18 (0.21%) SCOM
10 18 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 15 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
11 15 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
12 11 (0.13%) OpenView
13 10 (0.12%) BladeLogic
14 9 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
15 8 (0.093%) Oozie
Vendors
1 931 (10.88%) Oracle
2 612 (7.15%) Microsoft
3 298 (3.48%) IBM
4 237 (2.77%) Cisco
5 224 (2.62%) Sybase
6 186 (2.17%) VMware
7 159 (1.86%) SAP
8 153 (1.79%) HP
9 144 (1.68%) Citrix
10 134 (1.57%) TIBCO
11 116 (1.36%) Red Hat
12 107 (1.25%) Business Objects
13 103 (1.20%) Informatica
14 93 (1.09%) Cognos
15 91 (1.06%) F5
16 85 (0.99%) Adobe
17 84 (0.98%) Bloomberg
18 80 (0.93%) CheckPoint
19 70 (0.82%) Juniper
20 66 (0.77%) Reuters
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TEKsystems
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Square One Resources
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Salt
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
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Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.63 - £11.25 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ECS
Rate: negotiable
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City, London
McGregor Boyall
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City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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City, London
Aston Carter
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Aston Carter
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City, London
Lorien Resourcing
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London
TEKsystems
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Sanderson
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