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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 73 56 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -28
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1390 1597 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.74% 3.28% 5.80%
As % of the General category 7.00% 8.48% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 1225 1876
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.75
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
19844 18831 19304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.05% 38.67% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13053 12036 12126
Average daily rate £440 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 541 580
Average hourly rate £22.43 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -7 1336 £550 - 176
South East -5 21 £475 -5.00% 4
South West +8 12 £188 -10.17% 6
West Midlands -20 10 £217 -63.83% 2
Yorkshire -14 6 £544 +27.94%
North West -22 3 £400 +63.26% 8
East of England -2 1 £325 -17.72%
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2800 (100.00%) Banking
2 1301 (46.46%) Finance
3 807 (28.82%) SQL
4 595 (21.25%) Front Office
5 561 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
6 540 (19.29%) Java
7 430 (15.36%) C#
8 373 (13.32%) Oracle
9 355 (12.68%) Derivative
10 343 (12.25%) .NET
11 340 (12.14%) UNIX
12 293 (10.46%) Linux
13 289 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
14 281 (10.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 277 (9.89%) SQL Server
15 277 (9.89%) Business Analysis
16 272 (9.71%) Project Management
17 268 (9.57%) Fixed Income
18 243 (8.68%) C++
19 238 (8.50%) JavaScript
20 235 (8.39%) Python
21 228 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
21 228 (8.14%) Degree
22 225 (8.04%) SDLC
23 222 (7.93%) Risk Management
24 207 (7.39%) Equities
25 199 (7.11%) MS Excel
26 197 (7.04%) Windows
26 197 (7.04%) TDD
27 196 (7.00%) Microsoft

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 51 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 48 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
3 31 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 28 (1.00%) SAS
4 28 (1.00%) Apache
4 28 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 22 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 21 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 15 (0.54%) IIS
8 14 (0.50%) MQSeries
8 14 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 14 (0.50%) Node.js
9 11 (0.39%) Confluence
10 10 (0.36%) JBoss
11 7 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.25%) FileNet
11 7 (0.25%) Lync
12 5 (0.18%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
13 4 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 199 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 107 (3.82%) MS Office
3 83 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 72 (2.57%) MS Visio
5 46 (1.64%) MS Project
6 14 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.071%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 15 (0.54%) ION MarketView
1 15 (0.54%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.43%) Summit
2 12 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.29%) ACBS
4 7 (0.25%) RMDS
5 6 (0.21%) assyst
5 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
6 5 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
7 4 (0.14%) Eikon
7 4 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
7 4 (0.14%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
7 4 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.11%) Loan IQ
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.071%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.21%) PaaS
2 4 (0.14%) SaaS
3 3 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.071%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.036%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.57%) Firewall
2 48 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 34 (1.21%) Internet
4 29 (1.04%) Multicast
5 26 (0.93%) SAN
6 23 (0.82%) VPN
7 19 (0.68%) LAN
7 19 (0.68%) BGP
8 17 (0.61%) Network Security
9 16 (0.57%) DNS
10 15 (0.54%) WAN
11 14 (0.50%) MPLS
12 12 (0.43%) OSPF
12 12 (0.43%) Wireless
12 12 (0.43%) HTTP
13 11 (0.39%) LDAP
13 11 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.36%) SSL
15 9 (0.32%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 172 (6.14%) Relational Database
3 125 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
4 97 (3.46%) Oracle Database
5 70 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (2.39%) Big Data
7 64 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 57 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 52 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 40 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 40 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (1.39%) MS Access
12 39 (1.39%) QlikView
13 36 (1.29%) Data Mining
14 31 (1.11%) NoSQL
15 30 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (0.71%) DB2
18 16 (0.57%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 101 (3.61%) Subversion
2 89 (3.18%) JIRA
3 62 (2.21%) TeamCity
4 59 (2.11%) Maven
5 47 (1.68%) Git (software)
6 37 (1.32%) jMock
7 30 (1.07%) Visual Studio
8 29 (1.04%) NUnit
9 24 (0.86%) Jenkins
9 24 (0.86%) Grunt
10 23 (0.82%) JUnit
11 21 (0.75%) Selenium
12 17 (0.61%) ERwin
13 15 (0.54%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.50%) HP UFT
15 13 (0.46%) Ant
15 13 (0.46%) Eclipse
15 13 (0.46%) Jasmine
16 12 (0.43%) Bower
16 12 (0.43%) CruiseControl
General
1 2800 (100.00%) Banking
2 1301 (46.46%) Finance
3 595 (21.25%) Front Office
4 137 (4.89%) Back Office
5 93 (3.32%) Legal
6 65 (2.32%) Financial Institution
6 65 (2.32%) Retail
7 29 (1.04%) General Ledger
7 29 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
8 25 (0.89%) Advertising
9 20 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.39%) Marketing
10 11 (0.39%) French Language
11 9 (0.32%) Private Banking
11 9 (0.32%) Law
12 8 (0.29%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
13 6 (0.21%) Billing
14 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 959 (34.25%) Developer
2 795 (28.39%) Analyst
3 508 (18.14%) Business Analyst
4 258 (9.21%) Project Manager
5 252 (9.00%) Java Developer
6 180 (6.43%) C# Developer
7 155 (5.54%) Architect
8 143 (5.11%) Banking Business Analyst
9 119 (4.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 115 (4.11%) Senior Developer
11 96 (3.43%) C++ Developer
12 86 (3.07%) .NET Developer
13 74 (2.64%) Applications Support
14 69 (2.46%) SQL Developer
15 68 (2.43%) Risk Analyst
15 68 (2.43%) Support Analyst
16 66 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
17 64 (2.29%) Data Analyst
18 57 (2.04%) Test Analyst
19 56 (2.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (12.25%) .NET
2 190 (6.79%) HTML
3 157 (5.61%) XML
4 145 (5.18%) HTML5
5 117 (4.18%) WPF
6 108 (3.86%) AngularJS
7 95 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
8 92 (3.29%) CSS
9 76 (2.71%) ASP.NET
10 70 (2.50%) WCF
11 66 (2.36%) Middleware
11 66 (2.36%) Spring
12 63 (2.25%) .NET Framework
12 63 (2.25%) Web Services
12 63 (2.25%) RESTful
13 60 (2.14%) Hibernate
14 53 (1.89%) jQuery
15 45 (1.61%) JMS
16 39 (1.39%) STL
17 37 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 355 (12.68%) Derivative
2 289 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 281 (10.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 268 (9.57%) Fixed Income
5 207 (7.39%) Equities
6 151 (5.39%) Market Risk
7 137 (4.89%) Credit Risk
8 87 (3.11%) Equity Derivative
9 74 (2.64%) Computer Science
10 62 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 58 (2.07%) Reference Data
12 42 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 35 (1.25%) Algorithms
13 35 (1.25%) User Experience
14 34 (1.21%) Data Centre
15 30 (1.07%) Data Structures
15 30 (1.07%) Mathematics
16 29 (1.04%) N-Tier
17 27 (0.96%) SWIFT
18 26 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 340 (12.14%) UNIX
2 293 (10.46%) Linux
3 197 (7.04%) Windows
4 65 (2.32%) Solaris
5 22 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 20 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.21%) AIX
12 5 (0.18%) Windows NT
12 5 (0.18%) Android
13 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.11%) SUSE
15 2 (0.071%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.071%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.071%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.036%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (9.89%) Business Analysis
3 272 (9.71%) Project Management
4 228 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 225 (8.04%) SDLC
6 222 (7.93%) Risk Management
7 197 (7.04%) TDD
8 185 (6.61%) Data Modelling
9 184 (6.57%) OO
10 181 (6.46%) Multithreading
11 137 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 136 (4.86%) Analytics
13 126 (4.50%) Scrum
14 115 (4.11%) Migration
14 115 (4.11%) ETL
15 108 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
16 103 (3.68%) Data Analysis
17 102 (3.64%) Asset Management
18 100 (3.57%) Low Latency
19 96 (3.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 807 (28.82%) SQL
2 540 (19.29%) Java
3 430 (15.36%) C#
4 243 (8.68%) C++
5 238 (8.50%) JavaScript
6 235 (8.39%) Python
7 133 (4.75%) Perl
8 89 (3.18%) VBA
9 84 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 66 (2.36%) PL/SQL
10 66 (2.36%) Shell Script
11 51 (1.82%) Scala
12 49 (1.75%) C
13 27 (0.96%) Korn
13 27 (0.96%) VB
14 25 (0.89%) VB.NET
15 24 (0.86%) PowerShell
16 20 (0.71%) R
17 17 (0.61%) F#
18 16 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 228 (8.14%) Degree
2 43 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 36 (1.29%) ISEB
3 36 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (1.18%) CISSP
4 33 (1.18%) PMP
4 33 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 24 (0.86%) CISA
6 22 (0.79%) CCNP
7 16 (0.57%) CISM
8 13 (0.46%) CCNA
9 12 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.36%) CCIE
12 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.18%) PhD
15 4 (0.14%) MBA
15 4 (0.14%) GIAC
15 4 (0.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.61%) QA
2 79 (2.82%) EMIR
3 67 (2.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 44 (1.57%) MiFID
5 41 (1.46%) FATCA
6 23 (0.82%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.61%) Basel III
7 17 (0.61%) COREP
8 13 (0.46%) SLA
8 13 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.39%) COBIT
10 10 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.36%) CRD IV
11 6 (0.21%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.18%) Basel II
12 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.11%) FINREP
13 3 (0.11%) AIFMD
14 2 (0.071%) PMBOK
System Software
1 45 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.61%) XenApp
4 13 (0.46%) XenDesktop
4 13 (0.46%) vSphere
5 10 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (0.25%) NFS
7 6 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.21%) HDFS
8 5 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.11%) Snort
11 2 (0.071%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.036%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.036%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.036%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.036%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (0.89%) Control-M
3 19 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
4 14 (0.50%) Tivoli
5 12 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
5 12 (0.43%) BladeLogic
6 10 (0.36%) Puppet
7 4 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.14%) SCCM
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.14%) Nagios
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.11%) EMC VPLEX
9 2 (0.071%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.071%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.071%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.071%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.071%) Graphite
Vendors
1 373 (13.32%) Oracle
2 196 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 122 (4.36%) Sybase
4 73 (2.61%) IBM
5 49 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 47 (1.68%) Cisco
7 46 (1.64%) HP
8 45 (1.61%) TIBCO
9 39 (1.39%) Bloomberg
10 37 (1.32%) Informatica
11 36 (1.29%) Citrix
12 33 (1.18%) VMware
13 26 (0.93%) Reuters
14 24 (0.86%) Murex
15 23 (0.82%) F5
16 21 (0.75%) Fidessa
16 21 (0.75%) Juniper
16 21 (0.75%) Red Hat
17 20 (0.71%) CA
17 20 (0.71%) SAP
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