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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 60 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1550 2682 2645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.04% 5.51% 4.98%
As % of the General category 7.86% 12.85% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1900 1975
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 £375 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.95 £22.00 £58.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% +26.66%
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
19712 20878 23592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.68% 42.90% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12453 13259 14400
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 549 688
Average hourly rate £21.15 £22.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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 -16 1506 £550 - 266
West Midlands -20 15 £250 -45.94%
South East -24 9 £488 +14.70% 5
South West -34 8 £400 -10.11% 1
Yorkshire -1 4 £438 -2.77%
East Midlands +2 2 £425 -
East of England -43 2 £315 -25.88%
North West -6 1 £535 -0.46% 3
Midlands - - - -
Investment Banking
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3130 (100.00%) Banking
2 1324 (42.30%) Finance
3 767 (24.50%) SQL
4 639 (20.42%) Front Office
5 555 (17.73%) Java
6 509 (16.26%) Oracle
7 382 (12.20%) C#
8 360 (11.50%) UNIX
8 360 (11.50%) Project Management
9 335 (10.70%) Derivative
10 319 (10.19%) Windows
11 314 (10.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 301 (9.62%) Linux
13 288 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
14 284 (9.07%) Fixed Income
15 272 (8.69%) SQL Server
16 268 (8.56%) Business Analysis
17 250 (7.99%) Degree
18 249 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 249 (7.96%) .NET
19 234 (7.48%) Risk Management
20 214 (6.84%) TDD
21 207 (6.61%) Credit Risk
22 198 (6.33%) Equities
23 197 (6.29%) Market Risk
24 196 (6.26%) C++
25 190 (6.07%) Analytics
26 187 (5.97%) Multithreading
26 187 (5.97%) Data Modelling
27 181 (5.78%) Microsoft

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 56 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 39 (1.25%) WebLogic
4 37 (1.18%) Apache
4 37 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
5 33 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.02%) IIS
7 21 (0.67%) SAS
7 21 (0.67%) Lync
8 18 (0.58%) IBM Notes
8 18 (0.58%) FileNet
9 17 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
10 16 (0.51%) MS Exchange
11 14 (0.45%) Confluence
12 12 (0.38%) Node.js
12 12 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
13 11 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (0.35%) CMS
14 10 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (0.32%) MQSeries
Applications
1 154 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 103 (3.29%) MS Office
3 87 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (1.60%) MS Project
5 36 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.19%) RoboHelp
10 5 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.032%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 19 (0.61%) RMDS
1 19 (0.61%) ION MarketView
2 15 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
3 12 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.35%) SunGard GMI
5 10 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
5 10 (0.32%) Summit
6 9 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 8 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.16%) Adaptiv
9 5 (0.16%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 5 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
10 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.13%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.096%) Office 365
1 3 (0.096%) SaaS
1 3 (0.096%) Force.com
2 2 (0.064%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.14%) Firewall
2 45 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 41 (1.31%) SAN
3 41 (1.31%) WAN
4 35 (1.12%) DNS
5 31 (0.99%) LDAP
5 31 (0.99%) LAN
6 29 (0.93%) Intranet
7 27 (0.86%) Network Security
8 25 (0.80%) Internet
9 24 (0.77%) Multicast
10 22 (0.70%) BGP
11 19 (0.61%) NAS
12 16 (0.51%) VPN
13 15 (0.48%) EIGRP
13 15 (0.48%) DHCP
14 14 (0.45%) SSL
15 13 (0.42%) MPLS
15 13 (0.42%) OSPF
15 13 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (8.69%) SQL Server
2 129 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 124 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (3.42%) Relational Database
5 75 (2.40%) QlikView
6 60 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 47 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (1.41%) Big Data
9 43 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 41 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 37 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (1.12%) MongoDB
13 34 (1.09%) Data Mining
14 28 (0.89%) Sybase ASE
15 26 (0.83%) NoSQL
16 25 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (0.77%) Hadoop
18 21 (0.67%) KDB
19 19 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 88 (2.81%) JIRA
2 77 (2.46%) Subversion
3 61 (1.95%) TeamCity
4 56 (1.79%) JUnit
5 45 (1.44%) Maven
6 34 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 26 (0.83%) Eclipse
7 26 (0.83%) CruiseControl
8 25 (0.80%) Visual Studio
9 18 (0.58%) jMock
9 18 (0.58%) Selenium
10 15 (0.48%) FitNesse
10 15 (0.48%) Ant
11 14 (0.45%) Mockito
11 14 (0.45%) NUnit
12 13 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
13 12 (0.38%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.29%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.26%) Toad
16 7 (0.22%) IntelliJ
General
1 3130 (100.00%) Banking
2 1324 (42.30%) Finance
3 639 (20.42%) Front Office
4 163 (5.21%) Back Office
5 109 (3.48%) Financial Institution
6 85 (2.72%) Legal
7 59 (1.88%) Retail
8 39 (1.25%) Private Banking
9 31 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
10 30 (0.96%) Retail Banking
11 27 (0.86%) Telecoms
12 24 (0.77%) Advertising
13 22 (0.70%) French Language
14 17 (0.54%) General Ledger
15 14 (0.45%) Publishing
15 14 (0.45%) German Language
16 12 (0.38%) Games
17 11 (0.35%) International Banking
18 8 (0.26%) Marketing
19 5 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 931 (29.74%) Developer
2 886 (28.31%) Analyst
3 531 (16.96%) Business Analyst
4 347 (11.09%) Project Manager
5 261 (8.34%) Java Developer
6 155 (4.95%) C# Developer
7 132 (4.22%) Banking Business Analyst
8 125 (3.99%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 113 (3.61%) Architect
10 107 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 101 (3.23%) Consultant
12 82 (2.62%) Data Analyst
13 80 (2.56%) Programme Manager
14 73 (2.33%) C++ Developer
15 68 (2.17%) Risk Analyst
16 66 (2.11%) Test Analyst
16 66 (2.11%) .NET Developer
17 62 (1.98%) Support Analyst
18 60 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
18 60 (1.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (7.96%) .NET
2 163 (5.21%) HTML
3 148 (4.73%) XML
4 124 (3.96%) Spring
5 94 (3.00%) HTML5
6 93 (2.97%) WPF
7 86 (2.75%) Hibernate
8 77 (2.46%) CSS
9 76 (2.43%) Middleware
10 73 (2.33%) J2EE
11 70 (2.24%) Web Services
11 70 (2.24%) WCF
12 66 (2.11%) JMS
13 62 (1.98%) AngularJS
14 60 (1.92%) jQuery
15 58 (1.85%) ASP.NET
16 45 (1.44%) FIX Protocol
17 41 (1.31%) Java EE
18 39 (1.25%) .NET Framework
19 38 (1.21%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 335 (10.70%) Derivative
2 314 (10.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 284 (9.07%) Fixed Income
4 207 (6.61%) Credit Risk
5 198 (6.33%) Equities
6 197 (6.29%) Market Risk
7 113 (3.61%) Computer Science
8 80 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
9 65 (2.08%) Reference Data
10 55 (1.76%) Management Information System
11 52 (1.66%) Hedge funds
12 51 (1.63%) Mathematics
13 43 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
14 36 (1.15%) Visualisation
15 19 (0.61%) Replication
15 19 (0.61%) PMI
16 18 (0.58%) Economics
17 17 (0.54%) Client/Server
18 16 (0.51%) Clustering
19 15 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 360 (11.50%) UNIX
2 319 (10.19%) Windows
3 301 (9.62%) Linux
4 73 (2.33%) Solaris
5 69 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 58 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (1.47%) Windows XP
8 44 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.45%) SUSE
11 11 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.29%) AIX
13 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.13%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.096%) VMS
14 3 (0.096%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.064%) Android
15 2 (0.064%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.064%) zOS
15 2 (0.064%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (11.50%) Project Management
2 288 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (8.56%) Business Analysis
4 249 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 234 (7.48%) Risk Management
6 214 (6.84%) TDD
7 190 (6.07%) Analytics
8 187 (5.97%) Multithreading
8 187 (5.97%) Data Modelling
9 173 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 169 (5.40%) OO
11 153 (4.89%) Low Latency
12 145 (4.63%) Data Analysis
13 128 (4.09%) Migration
14 123 (3.93%) Change Management
15 120 (3.83%) Asset Management
16 117 (3.74%) ITIL
17 109 (3.48%) ETL
18 104 (3.32%) Scrum
19 103 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 767 (24.50%) SQL
2 555 (17.73%) Java
3 382 (12.20%) C#
4 196 (6.26%) C++
5 177 (5.65%) JavaScript
6 169 (5.40%) Python
7 128 (4.09%) Perl
8 102 (3.26%) PL/SQL
9 91 (2.91%) VBA
10 90 (2.88%) Shell Script
11 51 (1.63%) C
12 49 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 44 (1.41%) VB
14 37 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 31 (0.99%) XAML
16 24 (0.77%) Bash Shell
17 17 (0.54%) Korn
17 17 (0.54%) R
17 17 (0.54%) Scala
18 11 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 250 (7.99%) Degree
2 37 (1.18%) PMI Certification
3 33 (1.05%) ISEB
4 27 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (0.80%) PMP
5 25 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 23 (0.73%) CCNP
7 20 (0.64%) CISSP
8 18 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.54%) CISA
10 16 (0.51%) CISM
11 12 (0.38%) CCIE
12 11 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.32%) MBA
14 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.26%) CIMA
16 6 (0.19%) ACCA
17 5 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
17 5 (0.16%) MCSE
18 4 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (4.98%) QA
2 75 (2.40%) EMIR
3 62 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
4 44 (1.41%) Basel III
5 23 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (0.73%) SLA
6 21 (0.67%) FATCA
7 19 (0.61%) MiFID
8 16 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.35%) Basel II
9 11 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.26%) COREP
11 5 (0.16%) WAI
12 4 (0.13%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.064%) P3O
13 2 (0.064%) FINREP
14 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.032%) COBIT
14 1 (0.032%) GCP
System Software
1 100 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (0.29%) XenApp
5 9 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.16%) NFS
9 3 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.096%) HDFS
9 3 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.096%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.096%) vSphere
10 2 (0.064%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.064%) ACF2
10 2 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.064%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (1.21%) Control-M
3 26 (0.83%) SCCM
4 22 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
5 14 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.38%) Data Guard
7 10 (0.32%) BladeLogic
8 9 (0.29%) Puppet
9 7 (0.22%) SCOM
10 6 (0.19%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (0.19%) CA SiteMinder
11 5 (0.16%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.13%) OpenView
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.096%) WSUS
13 3 (0.096%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.096%) Nagios
13 3 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 509 (16.26%) Oracle
2 181 (5.78%) Microsoft
3 164 (5.24%) Sybase
4 70 (2.24%) Red Hat
4 70 (2.24%) IBM
5 69 (2.20%) HP
6 60 (1.92%) Bloomberg
7 54 (1.73%) Cognos
8 53 (1.69%) Cisco
9 51 (1.63%) Business Objects
10 46 (1.47%) Reuters
11 43 (1.37%) TIBCO
12 42 (1.34%) EMC
12 42 (1.34%) Murex
13 38 (1.21%) Citrix
14 35 (1.12%) ION Trading
15 34 (1.09%) Informatica
16 32 (1.02%) Juniper
17 31 (0.99%) Fidessa
17 31 (0.99%) Sun
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