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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 65 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1437 1920 1935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.90% 4.10% 4.37%
As % of the General category 7.58% 9.97% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1508 1478
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +77.77%
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
18966 19267 18163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.26% 41.14% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12708 12411 10908
Average daily rate £440 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 529 715
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 1399 £550 - 166
West Midlands -1 10 £450 - 1
South East -29 10 £425 -22.72% 2
North West -6 8 £350 -4.10% 1
South West -27 4 £420 -4.00% 1
Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Investment Banking
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Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2966 (100.00%) Banking
2 1178 (39.72%) Finance
3 741 (24.98%) SQL
4 628 (21.17%) Front Office
5 607 (20.47%) Java
6 569 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
7 453 (15.27%) Oracle
8 344 (11.60%) C#
9 338 (11.40%) UNIX
10 337 (11.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 335 (11.29%) Derivative
12 328 (11.06%) Linux
13 322 (10.86%) Windows
14 280 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
15 274 (9.24%) Project Management
16 270 (9.10%) Business Analysis
17 255 (8.60%) SQL Server
18 247 (8.33%) .NET
19 239 (8.06%) OO
20 237 (7.99%) Fixed Income
21 235 (7.92%) Microsoft
22 232 (7.82%) Degree
23 230 (7.75%) C++
24 223 (7.52%) Multithreading
25 219 (7.38%) TDD
26 218 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
27 217 (7.32%) Risk Management
28 194 (6.54%) JavaScript
29 186 (6.27%) Python
30 184 (6.20%) MS Excel

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 84 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 42 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 32 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
3 32 (1.08%) Apache
4 30 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 29 (0.98%) IIS
6 24 (0.81%) Node.js
7 20 (0.67%) JBoss
8 19 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 18 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
9 18 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
10 17 (0.57%) MS Exchange
11 14 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 13 (0.44%) SAS
13 12 (0.40%) Confluence
14 11 (0.37%) Lync
15 10 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 9 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 184 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 130 (4.38%) MS Office
3 94 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.38%) MS Project
6 17 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.13%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.10%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.067%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.034%) SPSS
12 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 28 (0.94%) ION MarketView
2 19 (0.64%) Summit
3 13 (0.44%) RMDS
4 12 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
7 7 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
8 6 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.20%) assyst
9 5 (0.17%) Global One
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.17%) Algo Collateral
10 4 (0.13%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
10 4 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
10 4 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
11 3 (0.10%) Kondor+
11 3 (0.10%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 2 (0.067%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.20%) Force.com
3 5 (0.17%) Office 365
4 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.034%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.46%) Firewall
2 47 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 39 (1.31%) LAN
4 38 (1.28%) WAN
5 34 (1.15%) BGP
5 34 (1.15%) Multicast
6 30 (1.01%) SAN
6 30 (1.01%) Internet
7 27 (0.91%) MPLS
8 26 (0.88%) OSPF
8 26 (0.88%) EIGRP
9 25 (0.84%) DNS
10 24 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (0.71%) LDAP
12 18 (0.61%) Intranet
13 15 (0.51%) VPN
14 13 (0.44%) Wireless
15 12 (0.40%) DHCP
15 12 (0.40%) Network Security
16 11 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 150 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 99 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
4 97 (3.27%) Oracle Database
5 84 (2.83%) Big Data
6 57 (1.92%) QlikView
7 56 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 47 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (1.58%) Hadoop
9 43 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (1.31%) DB2
11 33 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (0.94%) Sybase ASE
14 26 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (0.88%) MongoDB
15 25 (0.84%) Data Mining
16 20 (0.67%) NoSQL
16 20 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 74 (2.49%) JIRA
2 63 (2.12%) Subversion
2 63 (2.12%) TeamCity
3 56 (1.89%) Maven
4 50 (1.69%) JUnit
5 42 (1.42%) Git (software)
6 37 (1.25%) Ant
7 30 (1.01%) CruiseControl
8 28 (0.94%) jMock
9 23 (0.78%) Selenium
9 23 (0.78%) NUnit
9 23 (0.78%) Eclipse
10 21 (0.71%) Visual Studio
11 18 (0.61%) Grunt
12 17 (0.57%) WebDriver
12 17 (0.57%) Mockito
13 15 (0.51%) Jasmine
14 13 (0.44%) Bower
15 12 (0.40%) Hudson
16 11 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 2966 (100.00%) Banking
2 1178 (39.72%) Finance
3 628 (21.17%) Front Office
4 120 (4.05%) Back Office
5 104 (3.51%) Financial Institution
6 83 (2.80%) Legal
7 50 (1.69%) Retail
8 24 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 20 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
10 19 (0.64%) Private Banking
11 18 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 15 (0.51%) Law
12 15 (0.51%) Marketing
13 14 (0.47%) Billing
14 11 (0.37%) French Language
15 10 (0.34%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.34%) Advertising
16 9 (0.30%) Games
17 8 (0.27%) International Banking
18 7 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 947 (31.93%) Developer
2 834 (28.12%) Analyst
3 492 (16.59%) Business Analyst
4 290 (9.78%) Project Manager
5 289 (9.74%) Java Developer
6 143 (4.82%) Banking Business Analyst
7 137 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 126 (4.25%) Architect
9 108 (3.64%) C++ Developer
10 105 (3.54%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 104 (3.51%) Senior Developer
12 91 (3.07%) Support Analyst
13 84 (2.83%) Consultant
14 78 (2.63%) Data Analyst
15 63 (2.12%) Python Developer
16 60 (2.02%) Senior Analyst
17 58 (1.96%) IT Business Analyst
18 57 (1.92%) Test Manager
19 55 (1.85%) Risk Analyst
20 54 (1.82%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (8.33%) .NET
2 168 (5.66%) HTML
3 158 (5.33%) XML
4 113 (3.81%) Spring
5 112 (3.78%) HTML5
6 99 (3.34%) WPF
7 93 (3.14%) Hibernate
8 83 (2.80%) CSS
9 82 (2.76%) Middleware
10 77 (2.60%) WCF
10 77 (2.60%) AngularJS
11 72 (2.43%) Web Services
12 69 (2.33%) jQuery
13 65 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
14 50 (1.69%) JMS
15 46 (1.55%) STL
15 46 (1.55%) J2EE
16 43 (1.45%) .NET Framework
17 41 (1.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 39 (1.31%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 337 (11.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 335 (11.29%) Derivative
3 280 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
4 237 (7.99%) Fixed Income
5 163 (5.50%) Equities
6 159 (5.36%) Market Risk
7 146 (4.92%) Credit Risk
8 95 (3.20%) Computer Science
9 83 (2.80%) Credit Derivative
10 64 (2.16%) Equity Derivative
11 58 (1.96%) Data Structures
12 54 (1.82%) Reference Data
13 49 (1.65%) Mathematics
14 47 (1.58%) Hedge funds
15 45 (1.52%) User Experience
16 43 (1.45%) Management Information System
17 31 (1.05%) Replication
17 31 (1.05%) Visualisation
18 30 (1.01%) N-Tier
19 29 (0.98%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 338 (11.40%) UNIX
2 328 (11.06%) Linux
3 322 (10.86%) Windows
4 77 (2.60%) Solaris
5 60 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 45 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (0.91%) Windows XP
9 21 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (0.61%) SUSE
11 10 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.27%) AIX
13 7 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.20%) Android
15 5 (0.17%) HPUX
16 4 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.067%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.034%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (9.24%) Project Management
3 270 (9.10%) Business Analysis
4 239 (8.06%) OO
5 223 (7.52%) Multithreading
6 219 (7.38%) TDD
7 218 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 217 (7.32%) Risk Management
9 170 (5.73%) Analytics
10 166 (5.60%) Data Modelling
11 162 (5.46%) Low Latency
12 156 (5.26%) Data Analysis
13 147 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 131 (4.42%) Migration
15 108 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
16 106 (3.57%) Scrum
17 100 (3.37%) ITIL
18 98 (3.30%) Change Management
19 95 (3.20%) ETL
20 86 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 741 (24.98%) SQL
2 607 (20.47%) Java
3 344 (11.60%) C#
4 230 (7.75%) C++
5 194 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 186 (6.27%) Python
7 115 (3.88%) Perl
8 83 (2.80%) VBA
8 83 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 81 (2.73%) PL/SQL
10 62 (2.09%) PowerShell
11 48 (1.62%) C
12 37 (1.25%) VB
13 32 (1.08%) Scala
14 30 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 27 (0.91%) Bash Shell
16 26 (0.88%) Korn
17 18 (0.61%) XAML
18 16 (0.54%) Ruby
19 15 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 232 (7.82%) Degree
2 38 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (1.28%) PMI Certification
3 33 (1.11%) CCNP
4 30 (1.01%) PMP
5 25 (0.84%) ISEB
6 19 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (0.47%) CCIE
7 14 (0.47%) CISM
8 13 (0.44%) CISSP
9 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.27%) CCNA
10 8 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.24%) CISA
12 6 (0.20%) CCSE
12 6 (0.20%) PhD
13 5 (0.17%) CIMA
14 4 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.11%) QA
2 64 (2.16%) EMIR
3 49 (1.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 39 (1.31%) Basel III
5 35 (1.18%) FATCA
6 26 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.84%) MiFID
8 17 (0.57%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.54%) SLA
10 13 (0.44%) COREP
11 11 (0.37%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.34%) COBIT
12 10 (0.34%) FINREP
13 7 (0.24%) Basel II
14 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 5 (0.17%) CRD IV
15 2 (0.067%) WAI
15 2 (0.067%) UCITS
16 1 (0.034%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.034%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 72 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (0.44%) vSphere
4 13 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 12 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.27%) XenApp
7 8 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.24%) HDFS
9 5 (0.17%) NFS
10 4 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
10 4 (0.13%) KVM
10 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.10%) RACF
12 2 (0.067%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.067%) Snort
Systems Management
1 65 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 39 (1.31%) Control-M
3 22 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
4 13 (0.44%) SCCM
4 13 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 11 (0.37%) Puppet
6 10 (0.34%) BladeLogic
7 8 (0.27%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.24%) logstash
8 7 (0.24%) Kibana
9 6 (0.20%) Oozie
9 6 (0.20%) SCOM
10 5 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.13%) Ambari
11 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.13%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 453 (15.27%) Oracle
2 235 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 150 (5.06%) Sybase
4 88 (2.97%) IBM
5 73 (2.46%) Cisco
5 73 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 57 (1.92%) HP
7 53 (1.79%) TIBCO
8 46 (1.55%) Bloomberg
8 46 (1.55%) Murex
9 41 (1.38%) VMware
10 38 (1.28%) CheckPoint
10 38 (1.28%) Business Objects
11 36 (1.21%) EMC
11 36 (1.21%) Citrix
11 36 (1.21%) ION Trading
12 34 (1.15%) Reuters
13 33 (1.11%) Adobe
14 32 (1.08%) SAP
15 31 (1.05%) F5
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