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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 66 59 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1402 1568 2410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.77% 3.16% 5.53%
As % of the General category 7.19% 8.06% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1044 1232 1799
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.45 £47.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +222.03%
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
19506 19456 18696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.51% 39.22% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12333 12343 11574
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 £281 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 544 617
Average hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 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 1 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 1359 £550 +4.76% 194
South East +2 14 £525 -30.00% 9
South West - 9 £423 - 7
West Midlands -21 7 £513 -14.58% 1
North West -23 5 £488 - 5
East Midlands -10 2 £469 +10.29%
Yorkshire -20 1 - -
Investment Banking
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 2702 (100.00%) Banking
2 1199 (44.37%) Finance
3 771 (28.53%) SQL
4 560 (20.73%) Front Office
5 554 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
6 553 (20.47%) Java
7 376 (13.92%) C#
8 370 (13.69%) Oracle
9 337 (12.47%) UNIX
10 334 (12.36%) Derivative
11 302 (11.18%) .NET
12 270 (9.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 270 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
13 267 (9.88%) SQL Server
14 265 (9.81%) Linux
15 249 (9.22%) Business Analysis
16 243 (8.99%) Project Management
17 234 (8.66%) JavaScript
18 233 (8.62%) OO
19 228 (8.44%) Degree
20 223 (8.25%) C++
20 223 (8.25%) Fixed Income
21 222 (8.22%) Python
22 210 (7.77%) TDD
23 207 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
24 205 (7.59%) Risk Management
25 195 (7.22%) Microsoft
26 192 (7.11%) Windows
27 186 (6.88%) Equities
28 185 (6.85%) Data Modelling

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 59 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.07%) WebSphere
3 24 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 23 (0.85%) SAS
4 23 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 20 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
5 20 (0.74%) Apache
6 18 (0.67%) Confluence
7 17 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 14 (0.52%) JBoss
8 14 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.41%) MQSeries
9 11 (0.41%) IIS
10 9 (0.33%) Node.js
10 9 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.22%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.19%) FileNet
14 4 (0.15%) Lync
Applications
1 182 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 117 (4.33%) MS Office
3 71 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 59 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 40 (1.48%) MS Project
6 12 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (0.63%) ION MarketView
2 15 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.48%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.33%) Summit
5 8 (0.30%) RMDS
6 7 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
6 7 (0.26%) assyst
7 6 (0.22%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.19%) Algo Collateral
9 4 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
9 4 (0.15%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.15%) Eikon
10 3 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 3 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.11%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.074%) Misys Midas
11 2 (0.074%) Endur
12 1 (0.037%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.19%) PaaS
3 4 (0.15%) SaaS
4 2 (0.074%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.074%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.037%) GitHub
5 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.07%) Firewall
2 43 (1.59%) Internet
3 42 (1.55%) Multicast
4 38 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.18%) BGP
6 30 (1.11%) MPLS
6 30 (1.11%) SAN
7 25 (0.93%) EIGRP
8 24 (0.89%) VPN
8 24 (0.89%) LAN
9 21 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (0.74%) Wireless
11 19 (0.70%) OSPF
12 17 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (0.59%) Network Security
14 15 (0.56%) WAN
15 13 (0.48%) DNS
15 13 (0.48%) VPLS
16 9 (0.33%) NetScaler
16 9 (0.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 171 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 131 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
4 81 (3.00%) Big Data
5 76 (2.81%) Oracle Database
6 69 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 63 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 60 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 51 (1.89%) Hadoop
10 47 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 44 (1.63%) QlikView
12 41 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 41 (1.52%) Data Mining
13 38 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 30 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (1.00%) MS Access
16 25 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (0.78%) DB2
18 18 (0.67%) NoSQL
19 14 (0.52%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 93 (3.44%) JIRA
2 71 (2.63%) Subversion
3 60 (2.22%) TeamCity
4 50 (1.85%) Maven
5 39 (1.44%) jMock
6 38 (1.41%) NUnit
7 31 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 28 (1.04%) Selenium
9 25 (0.93%) Grunt
10 23 (0.85%) WebDriver
10 23 (0.85%) Git (software)
11 19 (0.70%) CruiseControl
12 18 (0.67%) JUnit
13 17 (0.63%) Bower
14 16 (0.59%) Ant
15 15 (0.56%) ERwin
16 14 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
16 14 (0.52%) MSI
17 12 (0.44%) Eclipse
17 12 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 2702 (100.00%) Banking
2 1199 (44.37%) Finance
3 560 (20.73%) Front Office
4 114 (4.22%) Back Office
5 81 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 80 (2.96%) Legal
7 67 (2.48%) Retail
8 26 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
9 25 (0.93%) General Ledger
10 19 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 18 (0.67%) Marketing
12 17 (0.63%) Billing
13 16 (0.59%) Advertising
13 16 (0.59%) Law
14 13 (0.48%) Private Banking
15 11 (0.41%) Telecoms
16 7 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
17 6 (0.22%) French Language
18 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 946 (35.01%) Developer
2 759 (28.09%) Analyst
3 473 (17.51%) Business Analyst
4 276 (10.21%) Java Developer
5 243 (8.99%) Project Manager
6 160 (5.92%) C# Developer
7 150 (5.55%) Banking Business Analyst
8 142 (5.26%) Architect
9 117 (4.33%) Senior Developer
10 111 (4.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 98 (3.63%) C++ Developer
12 77 (2.85%) .NET Developer
13 68 (2.52%) Python Developer
14 66 (2.44%) Risk Analyst
14 66 (2.44%) Support Analyst
15 63 (2.33%) SQL Developer
16 59 (2.18%) IT Business Analyst
17 57 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
17 57 (2.11%) Data Analyst
18 56 (2.07%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (11.18%) .NET
2 179 (6.62%) HTML
3 164 (6.07%) XML
4 134 (4.96%) HTML5
5 106 (3.92%) WPF
6 104 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 101 (3.74%) CSS
8 76 (2.81%) Spring
9 73 (2.70%) WCF
10 70 (2.59%) FIX Protocol
11 69 (2.55%) Hibernate
12 68 (2.52%) .NET Framework
13 63 (2.33%) jQuery
14 60 (2.22%) Middleware
15 59 (2.18%) RESTful
16 57 (2.11%) Web Services
17 56 (2.07%) ASP.NET
18 46 (1.70%) STL
19 45 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 40 (1.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 334 (12.36%) Derivative
2 270 (9.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 270 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
3 223 (8.25%) Fixed Income
4 186 (6.88%) Equities
5 134 (4.96%) Market Risk
6 117 (4.33%) Credit Risk
7 98 (3.63%) Equity Derivative
8 72 (2.66%) Computer Science
9 57 (2.11%) Management Information System
10 47 (1.74%) Reference Data
11 40 (1.48%) User Experience
11 40 (1.48%) Mathematics
12 37 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 36 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
14 31 (1.15%) Hedge funds
15 29 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 28 (1.04%) Data Structures
17 24 (0.89%) PMI
18 23 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 337 (12.47%) UNIX
2 265 (9.81%) Linux
3 192 (7.11%) Windows
4 60 (2.22%) Solaris
5 32 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 27 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.56%) Windows XP
10 11 (0.41%) SUSE
11 9 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.19%) Android
14 4 (0.15%) HPUX
15 3 (0.11%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.074%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.074%) AIX
16 2 (0.074%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (9.22%) Business Analysis
3 243 (8.99%) Project Management
4 233 (8.62%) OO
5 210 (7.77%) TDD
6 207 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 205 (7.59%) Risk Management
8 185 (6.85%) Data Modelling
9 169 (6.25%) Multithreading
10 153 (5.66%) Analytics
11 132 (4.89%) Low Latency
12 128 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 124 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
14 117 (4.33%) Scrum
15 112 (4.15%) Data Analysis
16 103 (3.81%) Migration
17 101 (3.74%) ETL
18 97 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
19 81 (3.00%) Asset Management
20 80 (2.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 771 (28.53%) SQL
2 553 (20.47%) Java
3 376 (13.92%) C#
4 234 (8.66%) JavaScript
5 223 (8.25%) C++
6 222 (8.22%) Python
7 109 (4.03%) Perl
8 85 (3.15%) VBA
9 70 (2.59%) T-SQL
10 59 (2.18%) PL/SQL
11 57 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 44 (1.63%) C
13 28 (1.04%) Korn
14 26 (0.96%) Scala
15 23 (0.85%) VB.NET
16 22 (0.81%) VB
17 21 (0.78%) Bash Shell
18 20 (0.74%) PowerShell
18 20 (0.74%) R
19 13 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 228 (8.44%) Degree
2 46 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (1.48%) PMI Certification
4 36 (1.33%) ISEB
5 34 (1.26%) CCNP
6 30 (1.11%) PMP
7 28 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 19 (0.70%) CCIE
8 19 (0.70%) CISSP
9 16 (0.59%) CCNA
10 13 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.44%) CISA
12 10 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.30%) PhD
15 7 (0.26%) CISM
15 7 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
16 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (0.15%) GIAC
17 3 (0.11%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.48%) QA
2 77 (2.85%) EMIR
3 56 (2.07%) Dodd-Frank
4 46 (1.70%) FATCA
5 26 (0.96%) MiFID
6 20 (0.74%) Basel III
7 14 (0.52%) SLA
8 12 (0.44%) COREP
9 11 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.22%) CRD IV
11 5 (0.19%) FINREP
11 5 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.11%) AIFMD
13 3 (0.11%) Basel II
13 3 (0.11%) COBIT
14 2 (0.074%) UCITS
System Software
1 47 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.56%) vSphere
4 13 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 12 (0.44%) XenApp
6 9 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.22%) HDFS
8 6 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.19%) NFS
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.074%) KVM
13 1 (0.037%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.037%) RACF
13 1 (0.037%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.52%) Control-M
3 10 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
4 9 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 8 (0.30%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.26%) Puppet
7 6 (0.22%) SCCM
8 5 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 5 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.11%) Oozie
10 3 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (0.11%) Nagios
11 2 (0.074%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.074%) Netcool
11 2 (0.074%) OpenView
11 2 (0.074%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 370 (13.69%) Oracle
2 195 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 128 (4.74%) Sybase
4 81 (3.00%) IBM
5 64 (2.37%) Cisco
6 47 (1.74%) VMware
7 45 (1.67%) TIBCO
8 41 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 36 (1.33%) HP
10 33 (1.22%) Juniper
10 33 (1.22%) Informatica
10 33 (1.22%) Bloomberg
10 33 (1.22%) F5
11 27 (1.00%) Reuters
12 26 (0.96%) CheckPoint
13 25 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 25 (0.93%) Murex
14 24 (0.89%) Citrix
15 23 (0.85%) ION Trading
16 22 (0.81%) Cognos
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £290.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £140 - £146 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £780 per day
Posted: 3 days ago