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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 70 61 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -31
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1465 1542 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.72% 3.01% 5.46%
As % of the General category 6.87% 7.82% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 1143 1892
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £546
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.86% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.53% +19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £98.75 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%
Investment Banking
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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
21333 19731 20803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.67% 38.56% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13928 12464 13230
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 502 545
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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 1402 £550 - 177
South East +1 30 £475 -5.00%
South West +5 14 £400 - 2
West Midlands 0 8 £217 -13.20% 3
Yorkshire -27 5 £588 +34.28%
East of England +6 3 £588 +86.50%
North West -26 2 £475 -11.21% 5
Investment Banking
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2863 (100.00%) Banking
2 1413 (49.35%) Finance
3 752 (26.27%) SQL
4 612 (21.38%) Front Office
5 591 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
6 547 (19.11%) Java
7 458 (16.00%) C#
8 401 (14.01%) Derivative
9 335 (11.70%) Oracle
9 335 (11.70%) .NET
10 314 (10.97%) Project Management
11 311 (10.86%) Linux
12 308 (10.76%) UNIX
13 303 (10.58%) SQL Server
14 299 (10.44%) Business Analysis
15 292 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
16 291 (10.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 269 (9.40%) Fixed Income
18 259 (9.05%) C++
19 243 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
20 240 (8.38%) SDLC
21 237 (8.28%) Risk Management
22 230 (8.03%) Equities
23 219 (7.65%) JavaScript
23 219 (7.65%) Python
24 207 (7.23%) TDD
25 205 (7.16%) Microsoft
26 202 (7.06%) HTML
26 202 (7.06%) Windows
27 200 (6.99%) Degree

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 69 (2.41%) Oracle Coherence
2 44 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 30 (1.05%) Apache
5 25 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 24 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 23 (0.80%) Node.js
8 22 (0.77%) SAS
9 17 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 16 (0.56%) IIS
11 13 (0.45%) JBoss
12 10 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.31%) MQSeries
14 8 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.28%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.28%) Lync
14 8 (0.28%) GemFire
15 7 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
17 5 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 199 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 122 (4.26%) MS Office
3 89 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 87 (3.04%) MS Visio
5 52 (1.82%) MS Project
6 14 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.070%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.070%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.035%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (0.59%) Summit
2 11 (0.38%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.31%) ION MarketView
4 8 (0.28%) ACBS
5 7 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.17%) RMDS
8 4 (0.14%) assyst
8 4 (0.14%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.14%) Algo Collateral
8 4 (0.14%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
9 3 (0.10%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.10%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.10%) Loan IQ
9 3 (0.10%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.21%) PaaS
3 3 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.10%) SaaS
4 2 (0.070%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.070%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.035%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.035%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.48%) Firewall
2 65 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 30 (1.05%) Internet
4 29 (1.01%) SAN
5 27 (0.94%) Multicast
6 21 (0.73%) VPN
7 19 (0.66%) OSPF
7 19 (0.66%) BGP
8 18 (0.63%) DNS
8 18 (0.63%) WAN
9 17 (0.59%) LAN
9 17 (0.59%) Network Security
10 15 (0.52%) HTTP
11 14 (0.49%) LDAP
11 14 (0.49%) MPLS
12 12 (0.42%) Spanning Tree
13 10 (0.35%) HSRP
13 10 (0.35%) NAS
13 10 (0.35%) DHCP
14 9 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 136 (4.75%) Relational Database
3 121 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 96 (3.35%) Oracle Database
5 92 (3.21%) Big Data
6 75 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 72 (2.51%) Hadoop
8 61 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 58 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
10 50 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (1.64%) QlikView
12 44 (1.54%) NoSQL
12 44 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 43 (1.50%) MS Access
14 39 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (1.33%) RDBMS
16 33 (1.15%) Data Mining
17 31 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
19 22 (0.77%) Impala
Development Applications
1 112 (3.91%) Subversion
2 94 (3.28%) JIRA
3 71 (2.48%) Maven
4 69 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 62 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 35 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 32 (1.12%) JUnit
8 29 (1.01%) Visual Studio
9 26 (0.91%) jMock
10 24 (0.84%) Grunt
11 17 (0.59%) Ant
12 16 (0.56%) NUnit
13 14 (0.49%) Selenium
13 14 (0.49%) ClearCase
14 13 (0.45%) Jasmine
14 13 (0.45%) Bower
14 13 (0.45%) WebDriver
14 13 (0.45%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.42%) Eclipse
16 11 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2863 (100.00%) Banking
2 1413 (49.35%) Finance
3 612 (21.38%) Front Office
4 148 (5.17%) Back Office
5 98 (3.42%) Legal
6 83 (2.90%) Retail
7 64 (2.24%) Financial Institution
8 38 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
9 29 (1.01%) Advertising
9 29 (1.01%) General Ledger
10 25 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 19 (0.66%) Private Banking
12 16 (0.56%) Marketing
13 10 (0.35%) Law
14 8 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
15 7 (0.24%) Publishing
16 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.21%) French Language
17 5 (0.17%) Telecoms
18 4 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 1010 (35.28%) Developer
2 763 (26.65%) Analyst
3 495 (17.29%) Business Analyst
4 280 (9.78%) Project Manager
5 252 (8.80%) Java Developer
6 183 (6.39%) C# Developer
7 143 (4.99%) Architect
8 134 (4.68%) Banking Business Analyst
9 118 (4.12%) Senior Developer
10 111 (3.88%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 109 (3.81%) C++ Developer
12 87 (3.04%) .NET Developer
13 84 (2.93%) SQL Developer
14 72 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
15 64 (2.24%) Data Analyst
16 62 (2.17%) Support Analyst
16 62 (2.17%) Applications Support
17 55 (1.92%) Test Manager
17 55 (1.92%) Consultant
18 52 (1.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (11.70%) .NET
2 202 (7.06%) HTML
3 155 (5.41%) XML
4 150 (5.24%) HTML5
5 109 (3.81%) WPF
6 96 (3.35%) AngularJS
7 95 (3.32%) FIX Protocol
8 84 (2.93%) CSS
9 80 (2.79%) ASP.NET
10 78 (2.72%) WCF
11 74 (2.58%) Web Services
12 70 (2.44%) Spring
13 67 (2.34%) Middleware
14 64 (2.24%) JMS
15 63 (2.20%) RESTful
16 48 (1.68%) .NET Framework
17 43 (1.50%) Hibernate
18 41 (1.43%) STL
18 41 (1.43%) jQuery
19 39 (1.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 401 (14.01%) Derivative
2 292 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 291 (10.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 269 (9.40%) Fixed Income
5 230 (8.03%) Equities
6 172 (6.01%) Credit Risk
7 165 (5.76%) Market Risk
8 104 (3.63%) Equity Derivative
9 69 (2.41%) Computer Science
10 59 (2.06%) Reference Data
11 57 (1.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 55 (1.92%) Management Information System
13 51 (1.78%) Data Centre
14 48 (1.68%) Mathematics
15 39 (1.36%) Algorithms
16 36 (1.26%) Data Structures
16 36 (1.26%) N-Tier
17 34 (1.19%) SWIFT
17 34 (1.19%) User Experience
18 32 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 311 (10.86%) Linux
2 308 (10.76%) UNIX
3 202 (7.06%) Windows
4 81 (2.83%) Solaris
5 23 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.35%) Android
10 8 (0.28%) SUSE
11 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.17%) AIX
13 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.10%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.070%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.035%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.035%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.035%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (10.97%) Project Management
3 299 (10.44%) Business Analysis
4 243 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 240 (8.38%) SDLC
6 237 (8.28%) Risk Management
7 207 (7.23%) TDD
8 182 (6.36%) Multithreading
9 172 (6.01%) Data Modelling
10 159 (5.55%) OO
11 157 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 147 (5.13%) Scrum
13 141 (4.92%) Migration
14 139 (4.86%) Analytics
15 119 (4.16%) ETL
16 112 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
17 111 (3.88%) Asset Management
17 111 (3.88%) Data Analysis
18 109 (3.81%) Change Management
19 101 (3.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 752 (26.27%) SQL
2 547 (19.11%) Java
3 458 (16.00%) C#
4 259 (9.05%) C++
5 219 (7.65%) JavaScript
5 219 (7.65%) Python
6 135 (4.72%) Perl
7 111 (3.88%) Scala
8 98 (3.42%) T-SQL
9 93 (3.25%) VBA
10 72 (2.51%) Shell Script
11 67 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 37 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 33 (1.15%) C
14 28 (0.98%) VB
15 27 (0.94%) Korn
16 26 (0.91%) Bash Shell
16 26 (0.91%) VB.NET
17 19 (0.66%) F#
18 18 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 200 (6.99%) Degree
2 49 (1.71%) PMI Certification
3 39 (1.36%) CISSP
4 33 (1.15%) PMP
5 32 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (1.05%) CISA
7 29 (1.01%) ISEB
8 24 (0.84%) CISM
9 22 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 16 (0.56%) CCNP
10 16 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (0.42%) PhD
12 11 (0.38%) CCIE
12 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.35%) CRISC
14 8 (0.28%) CCNA
15 6 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (4.82%) QA
2 88 (3.07%) EMIR
3 74 (2.58%) Dodd-Frank
4 72 (2.51%) MiFID
5 30 (1.05%) FATCA
6 28 (0.98%) Basel III
6 28 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.70%) COREP
8 18 (0.63%) CRD IV
9 14 (0.49%) COBIT
9 14 (0.49%) SLA
10 10 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.21%) Basel II
12 6 (0.21%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.17%) AIFMD
14 3 (0.10%) FINREP
15 2 (0.070%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.070%) PMBOK
System Software
1 39 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.59%) XenApp
4 15 (0.52%) HDFS
5 11 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (0.38%) NFS
6 10 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.17%) vSphere
8 5 (0.17%) Docker
9 3 (0.10%) RHEV
9 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.10%) XenServer
9 3 (0.10%) Snort
9 3 (0.10%) Samba
10 2 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.070%) KVM
10 2 (0.070%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 42 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.91%) Control-M
3 22 (0.77%) Puppet
4 17 (0.59%) BladeLogic
5 16 (0.56%) Tivoli
6 15 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
7 9 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.21%) SCCM
9 5 (0.17%) Nagios
10 4 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.14%) Oozie
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.10%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.10%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.10%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 335 (11.70%) Oracle
2 205 (7.16%) Microsoft
3 116 (4.05%) Sybase
4 66 (2.31%) IBM
5 61 (2.13%) HP
6 47 (1.64%) Cisco
7 41 (1.43%) Citrix
8 39 (1.36%) Bloomberg
9 38 (1.33%) TIBCO
9 38 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 38 (1.33%) Murex
10 34 (1.19%) Informatica
11 33 (1.15%) Perforce
12 30 (1.05%) VMware
13 27 (0.94%) Reuters
14 26 (0.91%) EMC
14 26 (0.91%) SAP
15 25 (0.87%) Tableau
16 23 (0.80%) Fidessa
17 22 (0.77%) CheckPoint
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