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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 84 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1172 1294 1655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.48% 2.75% 3.65%
As % of the General category 6.45% 7.10% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 953 1289
Average daily rate £550 £550 £550
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 £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £80.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
18166 18213 18390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.50% 38.68% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11883 11826 11583
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 427 586
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 1111 £550 - 182
South East +25 22 £525 +23.52% 4
West Midlands -7 13 £400 +11.11% 1
North West -13 12 £400 +14.28% 2
South West +3 6 £475 +13.09% 2
Yorkshire -17 5 £425 +32.81%
East Midlands -21 1 £450 +6.19%
East of England - 1 £400 -
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2688 (100.00%) Banking
2 1284 (47.77%) Finance
3 611 (22.73%) Java
4 604 (22.47%) Front Office
5 587 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
6 576 (21.43%) SQL
7 371 (13.80%) Derivative
8 342 (12.72%) C#
9 328 (12.20%) Unix
10 319 (11.87%) Equities
10 319 (11.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 288 (10.71%) Oracle
12 279 (10.38%) Business Analysis
13 263 (9.78%) Project Management
14 260 (9.67%) Fixed Income
15 257 (9.56%) Linux
16 253 (9.41%) SQL Server
17 244 (9.08%) HTML
18 235 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
19 225 (8.37%) JavaScript
20 210 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
21 207 (7.70%) .NET
22 199 (7.40%) Risk Management
23 194 (7.22%) Multithreading
24 189 (7.03%) Back Office
24 189 (7.03%) Windows
25 187 (6.96%) Degree
26 180 (6.70%) Migration
27 178 (6.62%) Market Risk
28 165 (6.14%) TDD

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
2 40 (1.49%) Node.js
3 27 (1.00%) Apache Spark
4 25 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 20 (0.74%) Confluence
6 17 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 16 (0.60%) Apache
7 16 (0.60%) Skype for Business
7 16 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.52%) JBoss
8 14 (0.52%) SAS
9 13 (0.48%) IIS
10 12 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.45%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.30%) GemFire
11 8 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.22%) CMS
12 6 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.22%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 111 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.16%) MS Office
3 49 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (1.79%) Photoshop
5 47 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 45 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 39 (1.45%) MS Project
8 19 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 18 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (1.12%) Summit
2 14 (0.52%) ION MarketView
3 10 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
5 8 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 7 (0.26%) Brady Trinity
7 6 (0.22%) Adaptiv
7 6 (0.22%) RMDS
7 6 (0.22%) TradeThru
8 5 (0.19%) BASE24
8 5 (0.19%) Loan IQ
9 4 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.15%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
9 4 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 3 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.19%) SaaS
3 4 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.074%) GitHub
4 2 (0.074%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.074%) Office 365
4 2 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.037%) IaaS
5 1 (0.037%) PaaS
5 1 (0.037%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.037%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.31%) TCP/IP
2 55 (2.05%) Firewall
3 41 (1.53%) SAN
4 27 (1.00%) DNS
5 19 (0.71%) Multicast
6 18 (0.67%) Internet
7 17 (0.63%) BGP
7 17 (0.63%) OSPF
8 16 (0.60%) DHCP
8 16 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (0.60%) LAN
9 15 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 15 (0.56%) NAS
9 15 (0.56%) VPN
9 15 (0.56%) WAN
10 13 (0.48%) EIGRP
10 13 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (0.45%) SSL
12 11 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 85 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 76 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 71 (2.64%) Big Data
5 69 (2.57%) Oracle Database
6 61 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 57 (2.12%) MongoDB
8 54 (2.01%) Hadoop
9 48 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 43 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 41 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 30 (1.12%) NoSQL
13 29 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
14 28 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (0.93%) QlikView
16 23 (0.86%) Data Mining
17 16 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
18 15 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 93 (3.46%) JIRA
2 61 (2.27%) Subversion
3 59 (2.19%) Maven
4 50 (1.86%) Git (software)
5 39 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 38 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 32 (1.19%) Selenium
8 28 (1.04%) JUnit
9 26 (0.97%) HP UFT
10 23 (0.86%) Grunt
11 21 (0.78%) Visual Studio
12 17 (0.63%) Cucumber
12 17 (0.63%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.60%) Axure RP
14 15 (0.56%) IntelliJ
14 15 (0.56%) NUnit
15 14 (0.52%) Ant
15 14 (0.52%) Gradle
16 13 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (0.45%) ClearCase
General
1 2688 (100.00%) Banking
2 1284 (47.77%) Finance
3 604 (22.47%) Front Office
4 189 (7.03%) Back Office
5 54 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 52 (1.93%) Retail
7 41 (1.53%) Legal
8 29 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
9 27 (1.00%) International Banking
10 23 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 22 (0.82%) Private Banking
12 12 (0.45%) Advertising
12 12 (0.45%) Billing
12 12 (0.45%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.37%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.30%) Games
14 8 (0.30%) Marketing
15 7 (0.26%) Law
15 7 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 926 (34.45%) Developer
2 739 (27.49%) Analyst
3 516 (19.20%) Business Analyst
4 323 (12.02%) Java Developer
5 258 (9.60%) Project Manager
6 237 (8.82%) Banking Analyst
7 155 (5.77%) C# Developer
8 146 (5.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 125 (4.65%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 103 (3.83%) Senior Developer
11 93 (3.46%) Investment Banking Project Manager
12 89 (3.31%) Architect
13 87 (3.24%) SQL Developer
14 80 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
15 78 (2.90%) Risk Analyst
15 78 (2.90%) Support Analyst
16 76 (2.83%) Consultant
17 71 (2.64%) Front Office Developer
18 69 (2.57%) C++ Developer
19 68 (2.53%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (9.08%) HTML
2 207 (7.70%) .NET
3 162 (6.03%) AngularJS
4 126 (4.69%) HTML5
5 112 (4.17%) CSS
6 111 (4.13%) Spring
7 97 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
8 94 (3.50%) WPF
9 82 (3.05%) XML
10 61 (2.27%) WCF
10 61 (2.27%) Web Services
11 57 (2.12%) JMS
12 54 (2.01%) CSS3
13 52 (1.93%) Hibernate
14 51 (1.90%) ASP.NET
14 51 (1.90%) React
15 45 (1.67%) Middleware
16 40 (1.49%) REST
17 39 (1.45%) .NET Framework
18 31 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 371 (13.80%) Derivative
2 319 (11.87%) Equities
2 319 (11.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 260 (9.67%) Fixed Income
4 210 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
5 178 (6.62%) Market Risk
6 121 (4.50%) Credit Risk
7 104 (3.87%) User Experience
8 81 (3.01%) Equity Derivative
9 75 (2.79%) Computer Science
10 69 (2.57%) Mathematics
11 63 (2.34%) Management Information System
12 51 (1.90%) Data Structures
12 51 (1.90%) Hedge funds
13 45 (1.67%) Reference Data
14 44 (1.64%) Fintech
15 42 (1.56%) Visualisation
16 41 (1.53%) Data Centre
17 32 (1.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 29 (1.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 328 (12.20%) Unix
2 257 (9.56%) Linux
3 189 (7.03%) Windows
4 88 (3.27%) Solaris
5 30 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 30 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 26 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.48%) AIX
9 10 (0.37%) SUSE
9 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.074%) Android
12 2 (0.074%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.074%) CatOS
12 2 (0.074%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.037%) HPUX
13 1 (0.037%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (10.38%) Business Analysis
3 263 (9.78%) Project Management
4 235 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 199 (7.40%) Risk Management
6 194 (7.22%) Multithreading
7 180 (6.70%) Migration
8 165 (6.14%) TDD
9 164 (6.10%) SDLC
10 162 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 154 (5.73%) Electronic Trading
12 152 (5.65%) Analytics
13 123 (4.58%) Low Latency
14 120 (4.46%) ITIL
15 117 (4.35%) Change Management
16 110 (4.09%) Data Modelling
17 106 (3.94%) PRINCE2
18 102 (3.79%) Asset Management
18 102 (3.79%) OO
19 97 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 611 (22.73%) Java
2 576 (21.43%) SQL
3 342 (12.72%) C#
4 225 (8.37%) JavaScript
5 164 (6.10%) Python
6 162 (6.03%) C++
7 112 (4.17%) Scala
8 99 (3.68%) Perl
9 89 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 74 (2.75%) VBA
11 65 (2.42%) T-SQL
12 40 (1.49%) PowerShell
13 34 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.15%) VB
15 27 (1.00%) Bash Shell
16 24 (0.89%) Tcl
17 22 (0.82%) C
18 21 (0.78%) VB.NET
19 19 (0.71%) Korn
20 17 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 187 (6.96%) Degree
2 48 (1.79%) PMI Certification
3 31 (1.15%) PhD
4 30 (1.12%) PMP
5 27 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 26 (0.97%) ISEB
7 21 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (0.71%) CISSP
9 17 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.60%) CISA
11 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.48%) CISM
13 12 (0.45%) CCNP
14 11 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (0.33%) Security Cleared
16 7 (0.26%) SC Cleared
17 6 (0.22%) CCIE
17 6 (0.22%) MCSE
18 5 (0.19%) ACCA
18 5 (0.19%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.51%) QA
2 128 (4.76%) MiFID
3 68 (2.53%) EMIR
4 52 (1.93%) Dodd-Frank
5 34 (1.26%) Data Quality
6 33 (1.23%) Basel III
6 33 (1.23%) FATCA
7 24 (0.89%) SLA
8 23 (0.86%) AIFMD
9 10 (0.37%) COREP
9 10 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.33%) CRD IV
10 9 (0.33%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (0.26%) COBIT
12 7 (0.26%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.15%) SEPA
13 4 (0.15%) UCITS
14 3 (0.11%) Basel II
14 3 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 42 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.82%) NFS
4 13 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.30%) RHEV
7 7 (0.26%) HDFS
8 6 (0.22%) Docker
8 6 (0.22%) vSphere
9 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.15%) Samba
10 2 (0.074%) KVM
10 2 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.074%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.037%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.037%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.037%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (1.49%) Puppet
2 29 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
4 14 (0.52%) Data Guard
5 12 (0.45%) Control-M
5 12 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.37%) Foglight
6 10 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (0.37%) SCCM
7 9 (0.33%) FortiGate
7 9 (0.33%) Nagios
8 8 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.26%) Ganglia
9 7 (0.26%) Kibana
9 7 (0.26%) logstash
10 6 (0.22%) Ansible
10 6 (0.22%) vRealize
11 5 (0.19%) SCOM
11 5 (0.19%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 288 (10.71%) Oracle
2 137 (5.10%) Sybase
3 117 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 110 (4.09%) Murex
5 63 (2.34%) Calypso
6 55 (2.05%) HP
6 55 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 53 (1.97%) Adobe
8 50 (1.86%) Fidessa
9 46 (1.71%) IBM
10 39 (1.45%) VMware
11 37 (1.38%) Cisco
12 33 (1.23%) Bloomberg
12 33 (1.23%) Splunk
13 32 (1.19%) Sun
14 31 (1.15%) TIBCO
15 30 (1.12%) EMC
15 30 (1.12%) Reuters
16 27 (1.00%) ION Trading
17 26 (0.97%) Citrix
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