The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 58 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1619 2261 2980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.15% 5.24% 5.35%
As % of the General category 8.03% 12.18% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1723 2303
Average daily rate £525 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £408 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Average hourly rate £38.75 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.33% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.50 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.50 £28.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.00%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20153 18561 25230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.24% 42.98% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12725 11531 15271
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 572 601 780
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £12.00 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in England

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the England region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in England

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in England

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the England region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in England

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -11 1582 £525 -4.54% 306
Yorkshire -2 10 £425 +11.84% 3
North West -24 7 - - 35
West Midlands -23 6 £500 +8.10% 5
South East -50 6 £613 +44.11% 2
South West - - - - 4
East of England - - - -
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 3399 (100.00%) Banking
2 1480 (43.54%) Finance
3 854 (25.13%) SQL
4 741 (21.80%) Front Office
5 556 (16.36%) Java
6 505 (14.86%) Oracle
7 494 (14.53%) Derivative
8 396 (11.65%) Project Management
9 386 (11.36%) C#
10 378 (11.12%) UNIX
11 345 (10.15%) Business Analysis
12 338 (9.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 315 (9.27%) Windows
14 313 (9.21%) Fixed Income
15 289 (8.50%) SQL Server
16 285 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
17 278 (8.18%) Linux
18 268 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
19 235 (6.91%) C++
20 232 (6.83%) Equities
21 227 (6.68%) Degree
22 222 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
23 216 (6.35%) .NET
24 213 (6.27%) Credit Risk
25 212 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
26 211 (6.21%) Data Modelling
27 206 (6.06%) Back Office
28 197 (5.80%) Risk Management
28 197 (5.80%) Multithreading
29 193 (5.68%) Microsoft

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 46 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 42 (1.24%) WebLogic
4 39 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
5 33 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
6 30 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 24 (0.71%) Apache
8 20 (0.59%) FileNet
9 13 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 13 (0.38%) Confluence
9 13 (0.38%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (0.29%) IBM Notes
11 10 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.29%) Lync
12 9 (0.26%) MQSeries
12 9 (0.26%) GemFire
13 7 (0.21%) SAS
13 7 (0.21%) CMS
14 6 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 175 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 121 (3.56%) MS Office
3 102 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 64 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 57 (1.68%) MS Project
6 16 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.21%) RoboHelp
9 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.12%) Mingle
12 3 (0.088%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.059%) SPSS
14 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.029%) InDesign
14 1 (0.029%) Casewise Modeler
14 1 (0.029%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 22 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.35%) ION MarketView
3 11 (0.32%) Loan IQ
3 11 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
3 11 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.29%) Temenos T24
5 9 (0.26%) Summit
5 9 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
5 9 (0.26%) RMDS
6 8 (0.24%) LatentZero
6 8 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
7 7 (0.21%) HiPortfolio
7 7 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
8 6 (0.18%) Minerva
8 6 (0.18%) Global One
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.15%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.059%) SaaS
1 2 (0.059%) IaaS
2 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.029%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.82%) SAN
2 41 (1.21%) Firewall
3 36 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 30 (0.88%) DNS
5 29 (0.85%) NAS
6 28 (0.82%) Network Security
7 24 (0.71%) WAN
8 23 (0.68%) LDAP
9 22 (0.65%) FTP
10 21 (0.62%) LAN
10 21 (0.62%) VPN
11 18 (0.53%) Internet
11 18 (0.53%) Multicast
12 17 (0.50%) HTTP
13 16 (0.47%) BGP
14 13 (0.38%) DHCP
15 12 (0.35%) Intranet
16 10 (0.29%) Wireless
16 10 (0.29%) EIGRP
16 10 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 212 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
3 139 (4.09%) Relational Database
4 136 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 73 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 68 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 67 (1.97%) QlikView
8 64 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 54 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 52 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (1.41%) Data Mining
12 43 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 30 (0.88%) KDB
13 30 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
14 29 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
15 27 (0.79%) DB2
16 26 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
17 23 (0.68%) Data Mart
18 21 (0.62%) DTS
19 20 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 100 (2.94%) JIRA
2 64 (1.88%) Maven
3 49 (1.44%) JUnit
4 45 (1.32%) Subversion
5 32 (0.94%) TeamCity
6 28 (0.82%) Hudson
7 27 (0.79%) Ant
8 21 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 19 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
10 17 (0.50%) LoadRunner
10 17 (0.50%) ClearCase
10 17 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 17 (0.50%) FitNesse
11 15 (0.44%) jMock
12 14 (0.41%) Toad
12 14 (0.41%) ERwin
12 14 (0.41%) Selenium
12 14 (0.41%) Jenkins
13 13 (0.38%) Git (software)
13 13 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 3399 (100.00%) Banking
2 1480 (43.54%) Finance
3 741 (21.80%) Front Office
4 206 (6.06%) Back Office
5 110 (3.24%) Legal
6 97 (2.85%) Retail
7 94 (2.77%) Financial Institution
8 44 (1.29%) Retail Banking
9 40 (1.18%) General Ledger
10 24 (0.71%) Advertising
11 23 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
12 22 (0.65%) Private Banking
13 21 (0.62%) Telecoms
14 14 (0.41%) Marketing
15 12 (0.35%) German Language
16 8 (0.24%) French Language
16 8 (0.24%) Publishing
16 8 (0.24%) International Banking
17 5 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
17 5 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 1043 (30.69%) Analyst
2 944 (27.77%) Developer
3 672 (19.77%) Business Analyst
4 407 (11.97%) Project Manager
5 240 (7.06%) Java Developer
6 214 (6.30%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 180 (5.30%) Banking Business Analyst
8 156 (4.59%) C# Developer
9 148 (4.35%) Architect
10 138 (4.06%) C++ Developer
11 110 (3.24%) Senior Developer
12 89 (2.62%) Test Manager
13 81 (2.38%) Consultant
14 80 (2.35%) Test Analyst
15 79 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
16 69 (2.03%) Senior Manager
17 65 (1.91%) Data Analyst
18 58 (1.71%) Programme Manager
19 57 (1.68%) Credit Risk Analyst
20 54 (1.59%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (6.35%) .NET
2 150 (4.41%) Spring
3 136 (4.00%) XML
4 128 (3.77%) HTML
5 108 (3.18%) WPF
6 91 (2.68%) Middleware
7 89 (2.62%) JMS
8 88 (2.59%) Hibernate
9 87 (2.56%) WCF
10 73 (2.15%) J2EE
11 66 (1.94%) HTML5
12 65 (1.91%) CSS
13 54 (1.59%) STL
14 48 (1.41%) Web Services
15 45 (1.32%) ASP.NET
16 43 (1.27%) jQuery
17 33 (0.97%) FpML
18 30 (0.88%) Java EE
19 27 (0.79%) Rendezvous
20 26 (0.76%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 494 (14.53%) Derivative
2 338 (9.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 313 (9.21%) Fixed Income
4 232 (6.83%) Equities
5 213 (6.27%) Credit Risk
6 149 (4.38%) Market Risk
7 108 (3.18%) Reference Data
8 84 (2.47%) Credit Derivative
9 77 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
10 71 (2.09%) Hedge funds
11 69 (2.03%) Computer Science
12 52 (1.53%) Management Information System
13 49 (1.44%) Mathematics
14 37 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (0.88%) SWIFT
16 27 (0.79%) PMI
17 26 (0.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 21 (0.62%) Client/Server
18 21 (0.62%) Mainframe
18 21 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 378 (11.12%) UNIX
2 315 (9.27%) Windows
3 278 (8.18%) Linux
4 75 (2.21%) Solaris
5 66 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 37 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 28 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.35%) AIX
11 8 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.15%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.12%) VMS
15 3 (0.088%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.088%) SUSE
15 3 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.029%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.029%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.029%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (11.65%) Project Management
2 345 (10.15%) Business Analysis
3 285 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
4 268 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 222 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 211 (6.21%) Data Modelling
7 197 (5.80%) Risk Management
7 197 (5.80%) Multithreading
8 182 (5.35%) Asset Management
9 179 (5.27%) TDD
10 163 (4.80%) Analytics
11 149 (4.38%) Data Analysis
12 132 (3.88%) OO
13 131 (3.85%) ITIL
14 124 (3.65%) Change Management
15 117 (3.44%) Migration
16 113 (3.32%) ETL
17 111 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
18 110 (3.24%) Scrum
19 107 (3.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 854 (25.13%) SQL
2 556 (16.36%) Java
3 386 (11.36%) C#
4 235 (6.91%) C++
5 134 (3.94%) Perl
6 115 (3.38%) JavaScript
7 113 (3.32%) PL/SQL
8 109 (3.21%) Python
9 95 (2.79%) VBA
10 65 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 62 (1.82%) Scala
12 60 (1.77%) T-SQL
13 38 (1.12%) VB
14 33 (0.97%) C
15 25 (0.74%) Bash Shell
16 18 (0.53%) PowerShell
17 17 (0.50%) VBScript
17 17 (0.50%) Korn
18 11 (0.32%) XAML
19 9 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 227 (6.68%) Degree
2 62 (1.82%) ISEB
3 53 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 35 (1.03%) PMP
5 27 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 26 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 20 (0.59%) ACCA
9 19 (0.56%) CISSP
9 19 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (0.56%) CIMA
9 19 (0.56%) CCNP
10 12 (0.35%) CCIE
11 9 (0.26%) CISA
12 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.21%) CISM
13 7 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.21%) CFA
14 6 (0.18%) MBA
14 6 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (4.59%) QA
2 128 (3.77%) EMIR
3 105 (3.09%) Dodd-Frank
4 54 (1.59%) Basel III
5 36 (1.06%) MiFID
6 26 (0.76%) FATCA
7 24 (0.71%) CRD IV
7 24 (0.71%) Data Quality
8 22 (0.65%) SLA
9 18 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 18 (0.53%) COREP
10 16 (0.47%) FINREP
11 8 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.24%) COBIT
12 6 (0.18%) Basel II
13 5 (0.15%) WAI
14 2 (0.059%) P3O
14 2 (0.059%) ISO 9002
15 1 (0.029%) GCP
15 1 (0.029%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 73 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 19 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.53%) Veritas File System
5 15 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (0.29%) XenApp
8 9 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
9 8 (0.24%) Cronacle
9 8 (0.24%) NFS
10 7 (0.21%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.18%) vSphere
12 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.12%) XenServer
14 3 (0.088%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.059%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (0.059%) LiteSpeed
16 1 (0.029%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.029%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 77 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (1.06%) Control-M
3 24 (0.71%) SCCM
4 15 (0.44%) NetBackup
5 11 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 10 (0.29%) BladeLogic
7 7 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
10 4 (0.12%) OpenView
11 3 (0.088%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.088%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.088%) Puppet
12 2 (0.059%) SCOM
Vendors
1 505 (14.86%) Oracle
2 193 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 180 (5.30%) Sybase
4 80 (2.35%) HP
5 77 (2.27%) TIBCO
6 69 (2.03%) Murex
7 63 (1.85%) IBM
8 59 (1.74%) Business Objects
8 59 (1.74%) Bloomberg
9 56 (1.65%) Cognos
10 49 (1.44%) EMC
11 47 (1.38%) Cisco
12 43 (1.27%) Informatica
13 37 (1.09%) Reuters
13 37 (1.09%) Veritas
13 37 (1.09%) ION Trading
14 36 (1.06%) Red Hat
15 33 (0.97%) DataSynapse
16 32 (0.94%) CheckPoint
16 32 (0.94%) Juniper
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 600 to 700 per day GBP
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £750 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £725 - £825 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago