The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 163 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -14
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 793 1416 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.59% 2.74% 3.17%
As % of the General category 4.42% 6.93% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 1092 1159
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.05% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.85 £66.00 £96.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.98% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £38.80 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £93.20 £159.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £175.00
Investment 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
17952 20419 19137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.04% 39.47% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12123 13471 12148
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 518 515
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +7.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £49.44 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -43 754 £550 - 101
South East +4 22 £475 - 3
North West +4 9 £425 -
South West -13 4 £488 +50.00%
Yorkshire -5 2 £413 -17.50%
East Midlands - 2 - -
Investment Banking
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 1845 (100.00%) Banking
2 911 (49.38%) Finance
3 475 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
4 427 (23.14%) Java
5 420 (22.76%) SQL
6 397 (21.52%) Front Office
7 250 (13.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 218 (11.82%) C#
9 213 (11.54%) Oracle
9 213 (11.54%) Derivative
10 208 (11.27%) Project Management
11 205 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 201 (10.89%) Unix
13 193 (10.46%) Equities
14 189 (10.24%) Fixed Income
15 183 (9.92%) Business Analysis
16 178 (9.65%) JavaScript
17 171 (9.27%) TDD
18 166 (9.00%) HTML
19 164 (8.89%) .NET
20 163 (8.83%) Linux
21 150 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
22 137 (7.43%) SDLC
23 133 (7.21%) SQL Server
24 127 (6.88%) AngularJS
25 124 (6.72%) Windows
26 123 (6.67%) Multithreading
27 118 (6.40%) Back Office
27 118 (6.40%) Risk Management
28 117 (6.34%) HTML5

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 31 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
4 27 (1.46%) SAS
5 26 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.14%) Jetty
7 18 (0.98%) Confluence
8 16 (0.87%) WebLogic
9 14 (0.76%) Apache
10 12 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.60%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.49%) IIS
12 9 (0.49%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.43%) JBoss
14 7 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.38%) Mule
14 7 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
16 4 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 106 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 40 (2.17%) MS Office
4 29 (1.57%) MS Project
5 24 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (0.65%) Summit
2 10 (0.54%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.22%) Hi Portfolio
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.16%) Eikon
5 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.11%) Endur
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.11%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Ubix
7 1 (0.054%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.054%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.054%) Exstream
7 1 (0.054%) Global One
7 1 (0.054%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.054%) RMDS
7 1 (0.054%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.92%) PaaS
2 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.43%) SaaS
5 6 (0.33%) GitHub
5 6 (0.33%) IaaS
6 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
6 5 (0.27%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.054%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.054%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.054%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.054%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.054%) Office 365
7 1 (0.054%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.06%) SAN
2 21 (1.14%) Firewall
2 21 (1.14%) NAS
3 17 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.60%) LAN
5 9 (0.49%) Multicast
6 8 (0.43%) DHCP
6 8 (0.43%) DNS
6 8 (0.43%) PBX
6 8 (0.43%) VPN
7 7 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.38%) MPLS
7 7 (0.38%) WAN
8 6 (0.33%) HTTP
8 6 (0.33%) Wireless
9 5 (0.27%) Internet
10 4 (0.22%) DSL
10 4 (0.22%) FTP
10 4 (0.22%) Intranet
10 4 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 76 (4.12%) Relational Database
3 65 (3.52%) Oracle Database
4 61 (3.31%) Big Data
4 61 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (3.04%) Hadoop
6 40 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (1.57%) KDB
8 28 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 28 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (1.19%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (1.08%) Data Mart
11 20 (1.08%) QlikView
11 20 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 72 (3.90%) JIRA
2 58 (3.14%) Maven
3 47 (2.55%) Git (software)
4 43 (2.33%) Subversion
5 40 (2.17%) Selenium
6 37 (2.01%) TeamCity
7 36 (1.95%) Jenkins
8 26 (1.41%) JUnit
9 20 (1.08%) Cucumber
10 16 (0.87%) Grunt
11 13 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (0.70%) SpecFlow
12 12 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (0.65%) gulp
12 12 (0.65%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.60%) HP UFT
13 11 (0.60%) NUnit
14 10 (0.54%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.54%) IntelliJ
15 9 (0.49%) Mockito
General
1 1845 (100.00%) Banking
2 911 (49.38%) Finance
3 397 (21.52%) Front Office
4 118 (6.40%) Back Office
5 59 (3.20%) Financial Institution
6 58 (3.14%) Retail
7 42 (2.28%) Legal
8 29 (1.57%) Retail Banking
9 18 (0.98%) Marketing
10 10 (0.54%) Billing
11 9 (0.49%) Private Banking
12 8 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (0.43%) International Banking
13 6 (0.33%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.27%) French Language
14 5 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
15 4 (0.22%) Advertising
15 4 (0.22%) Publishing
16 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 596 (32.30%) Developer
2 501 (27.15%) Analyst
3 336 (18.21%) Business Analyst
4 201 (10.89%) Java Developer
5 188 (10.19%) Project Manager
6 177 (9.59%) Banking Analyst
7 123 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 121 (6.56%) C# Developer
9 90 (4.88%) Architect
10 85 (4.61%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 62 (3.36%) SQL Developer
12 61 (3.31%) Investment Banking Java Developer
13 59 (3.20%) Consultant
14 55 (2.98%) Banking Business Analyst
15 51 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
15 51 (2.76%) Risk Analyst
16 48 (2.60%) .NET Developer
17 46 (2.49%) Senior Java Developer
18 44 (2.38%) Support Analyst
19 43 (2.33%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (9.00%) HTML
2 164 (8.89%) .NET
3 127 (6.88%) AngularJS
4 117 (6.34%) HTML5
5 111 (6.02%) CSS
5 111 (6.02%) Spring
6 86 (4.66%) XML
7 70 (3.79%) CSS3
8 60 (3.25%) REST
9 56 (3.04%) WPF
10 48 (2.60%) Hibernate
11 46 (2.49%) Web Services
12 45 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
13 41 (2.22%) JMS
14 37 (2.01%) WCF
15 35 (1.90%) XSLT
16 33 (1.79%) Middleware
17 32 (1.73%) .NET Framework
18 30 (1.63%) ASP.NET
18 30 (1.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 250 (13.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 213 (11.54%) Derivative
3 193 (10.46%) Equities
4 189 (10.24%) Fixed Income
5 150 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (5.09%) Market Risk
7 76 (4.12%) Credit Risk
8 74 (4.01%) User Experience
9 48 (2.60%) Reference Data
10 47 (2.55%) Equity Derivative
11 46 (2.49%) Computer Science
12 39 (2.11%) Virtual Team
13 37 (2.01%) Hedge funds
14 31 (1.68%) Data Centre
15 28 (1.52%) Management Information System
16 26 (1.41%) Mathematics
17 23 (1.25%) Fintech
18 22 (1.19%) Data Structures
19 19 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
19 19 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 201 (10.89%) Unix
2 163 (8.83%) Linux
3 124 (6.72%) Windows
4 40 (2.17%) Solaris
5 26 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.54%) AIX
10 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.22%) SUSE
13 3 (0.16%) Android
13 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.11%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.11%) zOS
15 1 (0.054%) VMS
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (11.27%) Project Management
3 205 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 183 (9.92%) Business Analysis
5 171 (9.27%) TDD
6 137 (7.43%) SDLC
7 123 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 118 (6.40%) Risk Management
9 104 (5.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 101 (5.47%) Migration
11 99 (5.37%) Data Modelling
12 91 (4.93%) Scrum
13 85 (4.61%) Electronic Trading
14 81 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (4.39%) Data Analysis
15 79 (4.28%) Low Latency
16 77 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
17 73 (3.96%) Analytics
18 71 (3.85%) OO
19 70 (3.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 427 (23.14%) Java
2 420 (22.76%) SQL
3 218 (11.82%) C#
4 178 (9.65%) JavaScript
5 92 (4.99%) Python
6 85 (4.61%) C++
7 51 (2.76%) Perl
8 50 (2.71%) Shell Script
8 50 (2.71%) VBA
9 46 (2.49%) Scala
10 43 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 28 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 24 (1.30%) T-SQL
13 21 (1.14%) VB
14 20 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.76%) Ruby
16 13 (0.70%) TypeScript
17 12 (0.65%) C
17 12 (0.65%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 104 (5.64%) Degree
2 16 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (0.87%) PMI Certification
3 14 (0.76%) PMP
4 10 (0.54%) PhD
4 10 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (0.49%) ISEB
6 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.38%) CISSP
7 7 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.33%) CCNP
9 5 (0.27%) ACCA
9 5 (0.27%) MCSE
9 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.22%) CFA
10 4 (0.22%) CISA
10 4 (0.22%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.16%) CCA
11 3 (0.16%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.50%) MiFID
2 75 (4.07%) QA
3 45 (2.44%) EMIR
4 35 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
5 15 (0.81%) FATCA
6 9 (0.49%) Basel III
7 8 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.43%) SLA
8 7 (0.38%) AIFMD
8 7 (0.38%) CRD IV
9 6 (0.33%) COREP
9 6 (0.33%) SEPA
10 5 (0.27%) Basel II
10 5 (0.27%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.11%) SDET
12 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.054%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.054%) UCITS
System Software
1 20 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.54%) Docker
3 10 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (0.43%) HDFS
6 6 (0.33%) Platform Symphony
7 5 (0.27%) Veritas File System
8 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.16%) KVM
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.16%) RHEV
9 3 (0.16%) vSphere
9 3 (0.16%) Xen
9 3 (0.16%) XenApp
10 2 (0.11%) NFS
10 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.054%) RACF
Systems Management
1 39 (2.11%) Puppet
2 27 (1.46%) Ansible
3 24 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
5 19 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.60%) Control-M
7 6 (0.33%) Legato
7 6 (0.33%) Nagios
8 5 (0.27%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.22%) Salt
9 4 (0.22%) SCCM
9 4 (0.22%) yum
10 3 (0.16%) AppDNA
10 3 (0.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (0.16%) Thomson Reuters DACS
11 2 (0.11%) EnCase
11 2 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.11%) Kibana
11 2 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 213 (11.54%) Oracle
2 98 (5.31%) Microsoft
3 76 (4.12%) Murex
4 54 (2.93%) Sybase
5 42 (2.28%) Bloomberg
6 40 (2.17%) IBM
7 37 (2.01%) HP
8 30 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 28 (1.52%) Reuters
10 27 (1.46%) Adobe
10 27 (1.46%) Fidessa
11 26 (1.41%) VMware
12 23 (1.25%) Calypso
13 22 (1.19%) ION Trading
13 22 (1.19%) TIBCO
14 21 (1.14%) Informatica
15 20 (1.08%) Cisco
16 17 (0.92%) Sun
17 16 (0.87%) Citrix
17 16 (0.87%) Splunk
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Docklands
iKas International
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Source Technology
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £950.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Docklands
iKas International
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago