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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 64 56 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1465 1590 2409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.92% 3.31% 5.76%
As % of the General category 7.55% 8.49% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1236 1761
Average daily rate
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£550 £538 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £654 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +116.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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
19406 18726 18051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.72% 39.01% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12480 12073 11162
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 482 519 612
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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 -4 1413 £550 +1.38% 195
South East -4 20 £538 +2.38% 4
South West +20 11 £325 +251.35% 2
West Midlands -30 7 £500 -9.09% 2
North West -22 5 £463 +88.77% 16
Yorkshire -26 2 £388 -8.82% 1
East of England 0 1 £325 -31.57%
East Midlands -17 1 £438 +2.94%
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2721 (100.00%) Banking
2 1257 (46.20%) Finance
3 793 (29.14%) SQL
4 571 (20.98%) Front Office
5 546 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
6 535 (19.66%) Java
7 393 (14.44%) C#
8 365 (13.41%) Oracle
9 348 (12.79%) UNIX
10 335 (12.31%) Derivative
11 317 (11.65%) .NET
12 289 (10.62%) Linux
13 278 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
14 274 (10.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 267 (9.81%) SQL Server
16 260 (9.56%) Business Analysis
17 256 (9.41%) Project Management
18 242 (8.89%) Fixed Income
19 239 (8.78%) JavaScript
20 237 (8.71%) C++
20 237 (8.71%) Python
21 230 (8.45%) Degree
22 217 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
23 215 (7.90%) Risk Management
23 215 (7.90%) OO
24 204 (7.50%) SDLC
25 197 (7.24%) TDD
26 190 (6.98%) Equities
27 187 (6.87%) Microsoft
28 186 (6.84%) Data Modelling

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 37 (1.36%) WebSphere
3 30 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
4 27 (0.99%) SAS
5 25 (0.92%) Apache
5 25 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 22 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 19 (0.70%) Apache Spark
8 15 (0.55%) Node.js
8 15 (0.55%) IIS
8 15 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 14 (0.51%) Confluence
10 13 (0.48%) MQSeries
11 11 (0.40%) JBoss
12 7 (0.26%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.22%) Lync
14 5 (0.18%) FileNet
Applications
1 184 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 100 (3.68%) MS Office
3 70 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 56 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.51%) MS Project
6 15 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (0.62%) ION MarketView
2 14 (0.51%) Markit EDM
2 14 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.29%) Summit
4 7 (0.26%) RMDS
5 6 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
5 6 (0.22%) Algo Collateral
6 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.18%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.18%) assyst
6 5 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
7 4 (0.15%) Eikon
8 3 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 3 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.074%) Endur
9 2 (0.074%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.074%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.22%) PaaS
2 4 (0.15%) SaaS
3 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.074%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.074%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.037%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.98%) Firewall
2 41 (1.51%) Multicast
3 37 (1.36%) Internet
4 35 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.18%) BGP
6 29 (1.07%) MPLS
7 24 (0.88%) EIGRP
7 24 (0.88%) SAN
8 23 (0.85%) VPN
9 22 (0.81%) LAN
9 22 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (0.70%) Wireless
10 19 (0.70%) OSPF
11 17 (0.62%) Network Security
12 16 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (0.48%) VPLS
13 13 (0.48%) WAN
13 13 (0.48%) DNS
14 9 (0.33%) HTTP
14 9 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 179 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 123 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 85 (3.12%) Oracle Database
5 77 (2.83%) Big Data
6 65 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 61 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 61 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 45 (1.65%) Hadoop
9 45 (1.65%) QlikView
10 40 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 38 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (1.29%) Data Mining
13 33 (1.21%) MS Access
14 27 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
15 23 (0.85%) NoSQL
16 20 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (0.74%) DB2
17 14 (0.51%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 87 (3.20%) JIRA
2 80 (2.94%) Subversion
3 55 (2.02%) TeamCity
4 52 (1.91%) Maven
5 35 (1.29%) jMock
6 33 (1.21%) NUnit
7 32 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 32 (1.18%) Git (software)
8 26 (0.96%) Selenium
9 25 (0.92%) Grunt
10 18 (0.66%) Jenkins
11 17 (0.62%) WebDriver
11 17 (0.62%) JUnit
12 16 (0.59%) ERwin
13 15 (0.55%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (0.51%) CruiseControl
14 14 (0.51%) Bower
15 12 (0.44%) Jasmine
15 12 (0.44%) Moq
General
1 2721 (100.00%) Banking
2 1257 (46.20%) Finance
3 571 (20.98%) Front Office
4 121 (4.45%) Back Office
5 79 (2.90%) Legal
6 71 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 61 (2.24%) Retail
8 26 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
9 24 (0.88%) General Ledger
10 19 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 18 (0.66%) Advertising
12 16 (0.59%) Marketing
13 14 (0.51%) Billing
14 13 (0.48%) Law
15 12 (0.44%) Private Banking
16 9 (0.33%) French Language
16 9 (0.33%) Telecoms
17 7 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
18 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 943 (34.66%) Developer
2 761 (27.97%) Analyst
3 489 (17.97%) Business Analyst
4 253 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 250 (9.19%) Project Manager
6 160 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 156 (5.73%) Architect
8 142 (5.22%) Banking Business Analyst
9 113 (4.15%) Senior Developer
10 109 (4.01%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 100 (3.68%) C++ Developer
12 82 (3.01%) .NET Developer
13 69 (2.54%) Applications Support
14 68 (2.50%) Risk Analyst
15 67 (2.46%) SQL Developer
16 63 (2.32%) Data Analyst
16 63 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
16 63 (2.32%) Support Analyst
16 63 (2.32%) Python Developer
17 60 (2.21%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (11.65%) .NET
2 184 (6.76%) HTML
3 159 (5.84%) XML
4 142 (5.22%) HTML5
5 109 (4.01%) AngularJS
6 104 (3.82%) WPF
7 102 (3.75%) CSS
8 82 (3.01%) FIX Protocol
9 69 (2.54%) WCF
10 68 (2.50%) ASP.NET
11 65 (2.39%) Middleware
12 64 (2.35%) Spring
13 63 (2.32%) .NET Framework
14 62 (2.28%) jQuery
14 62 (2.28%) RESTful
15 59 (2.17%) Web Services
16 58 (2.13%) Hibernate
17 43 (1.58%) STL
18 42 (1.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 36 (1.32%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 335 (12.31%) Derivative
2 278 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 274 (10.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 242 (8.89%) Fixed Income
5 190 (6.98%) Equities
6 151 (5.55%) Market Risk
7 131 (4.81%) Credit Risk
8 95 (3.49%) Equity Derivative
9 76 (2.79%) Computer Science
10 57 (2.09%) Management Information System
11 49 (1.80%) Reference Data
12 39 (1.43%) User Experience
13 38 (1.40%) Mathematics
14 35 (1.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 35 (1.29%) Algorithms
15 33 (1.21%) Data Centre
16 30 (1.10%) Data Structures
17 28 (1.03%) Hedge funds
17 28 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
18 25 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 348 (12.79%) UNIX
2 289 (10.62%) Linux
3 185 (6.80%) Windows
4 69 (2.54%) Solaris
5 24 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 18 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.44%) Windows XP
9 11 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.22%) SUSE
13 5 (0.18%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.15%) AIX
14 4 (0.15%) Android
14 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.074%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.074%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.037%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (9.56%) Business Analysis
3 256 (9.41%) Project Management
4 217 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 215 (7.90%) Risk Management
5 215 (7.90%) OO
6 204 (7.50%) SDLC
7 197 (7.24%) TDD
8 186 (6.84%) Data Modelling
9 177 (6.50%) Multithreading
10 144 (5.29%) Analytics
11 127 (4.67%) Low Latency
12 121 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 117 (4.30%) Scrum
14 114 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
15 113 (4.15%) Data Analysis
16 103 (3.79%) ETL
17 102 (3.75%) Migration
18 87 (3.20%) Workflow
19 86 (3.16%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 793 (29.14%) SQL
2 535 (19.66%) Java
3 393 (14.44%) C#
4 239 (8.78%) JavaScript
5 237 (8.71%) C++
5 237 (8.71%) Python
6 120 (4.41%) Perl
7 92 (3.38%) VBA
8 74 (2.72%) T-SQL
9 60 (2.21%) Shell Script
10 57 (2.09%) PL/SQL
11 45 (1.65%) C
12 33 (1.21%) Scala
13 27 (0.99%) Korn
14 24 (0.88%) VB.NET
15 23 (0.85%) VB
16 21 (0.77%) R
17 19 (0.70%) PowerShell
18 18 (0.66%) Bash Shell
19 11 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 230 (8.45%) Degree
2 46 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (1.47%) PMI Certification
4 36 (1.32%) CCNP
5 32 (1.18%) ISEB
5 32 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 29 (1.07%) PMP
7 26 (0.96%) CISSP
8 19 (0.70%) CCIE
9 17 (0.62%) CISA
10 15 (0.55%) CCNA
11 12 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.40%) CISM
13 10 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.29%) PhD
16 4 (0.15%) GIAC
17 3 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 3 (0.11%) MBA
17 3 (0.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.45%) QA
2 79 (2.90%) EMIR
3 60 (2.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 42 (1.54%) FATCA
5 34 (1.25%) MiFID
6 18 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.66%) Basel III
7 13 (0.48%) SLA
8 11 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.40%) COREP
9 9 (0.33%) COBIT
10 7 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.22%) CRD IV
12 5 (0.18%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
14 3 (0.11%) FINREP
14 3 (0.11%) AIFMD
15 2 (0.074%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.074%) Basel II
System Software
1 39 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 26 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.48%) XenApp
4 10 (0.37%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (0.37%) vSphere
5 7 (0.26%) HDFS
6 6 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.18%) NFS
7 5 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.074%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.037%) Snort
10 1 (0.037%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 42 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
3 16 (0.59%) Control-M
4 12 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
5 11 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.37%) BladeLogic
7 7 (0.26%) Puppet
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.11%) OpenView
9 3 (0.11%) Netcool
9 3 (0.11%) Nagios
9 3 (0.11%) Oozie
10 2 (0.074%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.074%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.074%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 365 (13.41%) Oracle
2 187 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 120 (4.41%) Sybase
4 74 (2.72%) IBM
5 59 (2.17%) Cisco
6 45 (1.65%) TIBCO
7 44 (1.62%) Business Objects
8 37 (1.36%) F5
9 36 (1.32%) Bloomberg
10 34 (1.25%) Informatica
11 32 (1.18%) Juniper
11 32 (1.18%) VMware
12 30 (1.10%) HP
13 26 (0.96%) Reuters
14 24 (0.88%) CheckPoint
15 23 (0.85%) SAP
15 23 (0.85%) Red Hat
16 22 (0.81%) Citrix
16 22 (0.81%) ION Trading
17 19 (0.70%) CA
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £580 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
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Rate: £600 - £640 per day
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £308 per day
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
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