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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 65 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1300 1723 1786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.80% 3.92% 4.41%
As % of the General category 7.22% 9.54% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 1345 1361
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £70.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.71% +250.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.75
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
18006 18063 16486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.77% 41.07% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11808 11443 10043
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 565 637
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -9 1254 £550 - 245
South East -2 14 £425 -19.04% 3
West Midlands +10 9 £405 +1.25% 2
North West -7 8 £350 +169.23% 5
South West -11 6 £420 -6.66% 5
Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Investment Banking
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2889 (100.00%) Banking
2 1145 (39.63%) Finance
3 751 (26.00%) SQL
4 622 (21.53%) Front Office
5 584 (20.21%) Java
6 543 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
7 414 (14.33%) Oracle
8 349 (12.08%) UNIX
9 334 (11.56%) Derivative
10 330 (11.42%) C#
11 328 (11.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 314 (10.87%) Linux
13 283 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
14 278 (9.62%) Windows
15 258 (8.93%) Business Analysis
16 248 (8.58%) Project Management
16 248 (8.58%) .NET
17 243 (8.41%) C++
18 242 (8.38%) OO
19 240 (8.31%) SQL Server
20 239 (8.27%) Degree
21 223 (7.72%) Microsoft
22 221 (7.65%) Multithreading
23 220 (7.62%) Fixed Income
24 214 (7.41%) Risk Management
25 206 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
26 205 (7.10%) TDD
27 198 (6.85%) Python
28 196 (6.78%) JavaScript
29 186 (6.44%) MS Excel

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 83 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.21%) Tomcat
3 31 (1.07%) WebSphere
4 24 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
5 23 (0.80%) Node.js
5 23 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 20 (0.69%) JBoss
6 20 (0.69%) Apache
7 18 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
8 15 (0.52%) IIS
9 14 (0.48%) MS Exchange
10 12 (0.42%) SAS
10 12 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (0.42%) Confluence
10 12 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (0.31%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 186 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 121 (4.19%) MS Office
3 92 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 39 (1.35%) MS Project
6 15 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.17%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.069%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.035%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.035%) SPSS
11 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 29 (1.00%) ION MarketView
2 16 (0.55%) Summit
3 11 (0.38%) IntelliMatch
3 11 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.38%) RMDS
4 10 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.28%) assyst
6 5 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.17%) Global One
7 4 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
7 4 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
7 4 (0.14%) Algo Collateral
8 3 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.10%) SunGard GMI
9 2 (0.069%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.069%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.069%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.069%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.17%) Office 365
3 4 (0.14%) SaaS
3 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.14%) Force.com
4 1 (0.035%) GitHub
4 1 (0.035%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.70%) Firewall
2 40 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 39 (1.35%) LAN
4 38 (1.32%) Multicast
5 34 (1.18%) BGP
6 33 (1.14%) Internet
7 30 (1.04%) WAN
7 30 (1.04%) MPLS
8 28 (0.97%) EIGRP
8 28 (0.97%) SAN
9 24 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (0.69%) OSPF
11 19 (0.66%) Wireless
12 17 (0.59%) DNS
12 17 (0.59%) VPN
13 16 (0.55%) Network Security
14 15 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (0.38%) VPLS
15 11 (0.38%) SSL
15 11 (0.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 168 (5.82%) Relational Database
3 93 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
4 83 (2.87%) Oracle Database
5 82 (2.84%) Big Data
6 58 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 53 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 46 (1.59%) QlikView
9 45 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 41 (1.42%) DB2
11 37 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (0.93%) Data Mining
14 24 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 24 (0.83%) Sybase ASE
15 22 (0.76%) MongoDB
15 22 (0.76%) NoSQL
16 21 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 71 (2.46%) JIRA
2 59 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 54 (1.87%) Maven
4 46 (1.59%) JUnit
5 44 (1.52%) Subversion
6 34 (1.18%) Ant
7 32 (1.11%) Git (software)
8 31 (1.07%) CruiseControl
9 28 (0.97%) Selenium
9 28 (0.97%) jMock
10 27 (0.93%) NUnit
11 26 (0.90%) Visual Studio
12 21 (0.73%) WebDriver
13 20 (0.69%) Grunt
14 16 (0.55%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.55%) Jasmine
15 15 (0.52%) Hudson
15 15 (0.52%) Jenkins
16 14 (0.48%) Mockito
16 14 (0.48%) Cucumber
General
1 2889 (100.00%) Banking
2 1145 (39.63%) Finance
3 622 (21.53%) Front Office
4 110 (3.81%) Back Office
5 84 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 83 (2.87%) Legal
7 47 (1.63%) Retail
8 21 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 18 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
10 17 (0.59%) Private Banking
11 16 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 16 (0.55%) Billing
12 15 (0.52%) Law
13 14 (0.48%) Marketing
14 10 (0.35%) French Language
15 8 (0.28%) Publishing
15 8 (0.28%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.24%) Advertising
17 6 (0.21%) Games
17 6 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 930 (32.19%) Developer
2 823 (28.49%) Analyst
3 506 (17.51%) Business Analyst
4 280 (9.69%) Java Developer
5 274 (9.48%) Project Manager
6 154 (5.33%) Banking Business Analyst
7 136 (4.71%) C# Developer
8 131 (4.53%) Architect
9 116 (4.02%) C++ Developer
10 104 (3.60%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 101 (3.50%) Senior Developer
12 90 (3.12%) Support Analyst
13 82 (2.84%) Data Analyst
14 69 (2.39%) Applications Support
15 67 (2.32%) Consultant
16 65 (2.25%) Python Developer
17 63 (2.18%) IT Business Analyst
18 62 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
19 59 (2.04%) Risk Analyst
20 52 (1.80%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (8.58%) .NET
2 159 (5.50%) HTML
3 135 (4.67%) XML
4 106 (3.67%) HTML5
5 98 (3.39%) WPF
6 96 (3.32%) Spring
7 89 (3.08%) CSS
8 85 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 82 (2.84%) AngularJS
10 71 (2.46%) Middleware
11 70 (2.42%) Web Services
12 68 (2.35%) jQuery
12 68 (2.35%) WCF
13 66 (2.28%) FIX Protocol
14 57 (1.97%) STL
15 52 (1.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 51 (1.77%) JMS
17 48 (1.66%) .NET Framework
18 43 (1.49%) J2EE
18 43 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 334 (11.56%) Derivative
2 328 (11.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 283 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 220 (7.62%) Fixed Income
5 149 (5.16%) Market Risk
6 147 (5.09%) Equities
7 118 (4.08%) Credit Risk
8 94 (3.25%) Computer Science
9 76 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
10 70 (2.42%) Credit Derivative
11 55 (1.90%) Mathematics
12 52 (1.80%) Reference Data
13 47 (1.63%) Management Information System
14 42 (1.45%) Data Structures
15 40 (1.38%) User Experience
16 38 (1.32%) Hedge funds
17 30 (1.04%) Replication
18 27 (0.93%) Blackberry
19 26 (0.90%) Open Source
20 25 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 349 (12.08%) UNIX
2 314 (10.87%) Linux
3 278 (9.62%) Windows
4 82 (2.84%) Solaris
5 50 (1.73%) Windows 7
6 44 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (0.87%) Windows XP
9 19 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.52%) SUSE
11 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.24%) Android
12 7 (0.24%) AIX
13 6 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.14%) HPUX
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.10%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.069%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (8.93%) Business Analysis
3 248 (8.58%) Project Management
4 242 (8.38%) OO
5 221 (7.65%) Multithreading
6 214 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 206 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 205 (7.10%) TDD
9 174 (6.02%) Data Modelling
10 169 (5.85%) Low Latency
11 167 (5.78%) Analytics
12 148 (5.12%) Data Analysis
13 139 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 115 (3.98%) Migration
15 113 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
16 103 (3.57%) Scrum
17 93 (3.22%) ITIL
18 85 (2.94%) ETL
19 82 (2.84%) Continuous Integration
20 78 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 751 (26.00%) SQL
2 584 (20.21%) Java
3 330 (11.42%) C#
4 243 (8.41%) C++
5 198 (6.85%) Python
6 196 (6.78%) JavaScript
7 140 (4.85%) Perl
8 88 (3.05%) VBA
9 79 (2.73%) Shell Script
10 72 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 45 (1.56%) C
12 42 (1.45%) PowerShell
13 34 (1.18%) Scala
14 33 (1.14%) Korn
14 33 (1.14%) T-SQL
15 31 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 28 (0.97%) VB
17 16 (0.55%) Ruby
18 13 (0.45%) VBScript
19 11 (0.38%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 239 (8.27%) Degree
2 45 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 37 (1.28%) CCNP
4 37 (1.28%) PMP
5 25 (0.87%) ISEB
6 19 (0.66%) CCIE
7 14 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (0.45%) CCNA
9 12 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.42%) CISSP
10 11 (0.38%) CISM
11 9 (0.31%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.21%) CISA
14 5 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.17%) MBA
14 5 (0.17%) ACCA
14 5 (0.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (4.15%) QA
2 67 (2.32%) EMIR
3 51 (1.77%) Dodd-Frank
4 36 (1.25%) FATCA
5 34 (1.18%) Basel III
6 27 (0.93%) MiFID
7 22 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.62%) Data Quality
9 17 (0.59%) SLA
10 16 (0.55%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.42%) COREP
12 10 (0.35%) COBIT
12 10 (0.35%) FINREP
13 5 (0.17%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (0.17%) Basel II
14 2 (0.069%) UCITS
14 2 (0.069%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.035%) WAI
15 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 59 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.66%) vSphere
4 17 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 13 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 11 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.31%) Apache Flume
7 9 (0.31%) XenApp
7 9 (0.31%) HDFS
8 7 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.14%) NFS
10 4 (0.14%) KVM
10 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
11 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 63 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.07%) Control-M
3 13 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
4 12 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 10 (0.35%) SCCM
6 9 (0.31%) Puppet
7 7 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.24%) logstash
7 7 (0.24%) Kibana
8 6 (0.21%) Oozie
9 5 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
10 4 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.14%) Ambari
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.10%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 414 (14.33%) Oracle
2 223 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 145 (5.02%) Sybase
4 86 (2.98%) IBM
5 77 (2.67%) Cisco
6 60 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 57 (1.97%) HP
8 49 (1.70%) TIBCO
9 47 (1.63%) VMware
10 44 (1.52%) Murex
11 43 (1.49%) Business Objects
12 38 (1.32%) ION Trading
13 36 (1.25%) Bloomberg
14 33 (1.14%) F5
14 33 (1.14%) CheckPoint
14 33 (1.14%) Juniper
15 32 (1.11%) EMC
16 31 (1.07%) SAP
17 28 (0.97%) Informatica
17 28 (0.97%) Tableau
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £750.00 - £900.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £515 Per Day Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago