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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 65 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1378 1614 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.83% 3.41% 5.07%
As % of the General category 7.25% 8.60% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 1261 1631
Average daily rate
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£550 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Average hourly rate £17.45 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.94% +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.25
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
19000 18777 17853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.07% 39.71% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11959 11746 11121
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 579 578
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.54 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(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 -5 1328 £550 +1.85% 252
South East -21 17 £525 +6.32% 5
South West - 9 £413 - 5
North West -18 5 £456 +250.96% 7
West Midlands -5 4 £525 +5.00%
East of England - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2784 (100.00%) Banking
2 1172 (42.10%) Finance
3 788 (28.30%) SQL
4 587 (21.08%) Front Office
5 578 (20.76%) Java
6 544 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
7 384 (13.79%) Oracle
8 359 (12.90%) Derivative
9 356 (12.79%) C#
10 349 (12.54%) UNIX
11 301 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 297 (10.67%) .NET
13 274 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
14 271 (9.73%) Business Analysis
15 262 (9.41%) Linux
16 255 (9.16%) SQL Server
17 236 (8.48%) Project Management
17 236 (8.48%) Fixed Income
17 236 (8.48%) OO
18 232 (8.33%) JavaScript
19 230 (8.26%) Degree
20 222 (7.97%) C++
21 216 (7.76%) TDD
22 214 (7.69%) Windows
23 213 (7.65%) Risk Management
24 208 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
25 203 (7.29%) Python
26 197 (7.08%) Microsoft
27 194 (6.97%) Multithreading
28 191 (6.86%) Data Modelling

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 27 (0.97%) Tomcat
3 26 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 26 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
4 19 (0.68%) Apache
5 18 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 18 (0.65%) SAS
6 17 (0.61%) Confluence
7 16 (0.57%) Node.js
7 16 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 15 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
9 13 (0.47%) JBoss
10 11 (0.40%) IIS
10 11 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.32%) MQSeries
11 9 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.18%) FileNet
Applications
1 188 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 114 (4.09%) MS Office
3 72 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 59 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.08%) MS Project
6 9 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.25%) Open Workbench
7 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.036%) SPSS
11 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.036%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (0.83%) ION MarketView
2 15 (0.54%) Summit
3 14 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.40%) RMDS
6 8 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
7 7 (0.25%) Algo Collateral
7 7 (0.25%) assyst
8 5 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.18%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
9 4 (0.14%) Eikon
10 3 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.11%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.11%) Global One
11 2 (0.072%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.072%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.14%) SaaS
3 2 (0.072%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.036%) PaaS
4 1 (0.036%) GitHub
4 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.036%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.69%) Firewall
2 47 (1.69%) Internet
3 37 (1.33%) Multicast
4 32 (1.15%) BGP
5 31 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 30 (1.08%) MPLS
7 28 (1.01%) SAN
8 26 (0.93%) LAN
9 25 (0.90%) EIGRP
10 23 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (0.79%) Wireless
12 18 (0.65%) OSPF
12 18 (0.65%) WAN
12 18 (0.65%) VPN
13 16 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (0.50%) Network Security
15 13 (0.47%) VPLS
16 11 (0.40%) DNS
17 10 (0.36%) NetScaler
18 8 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 187 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 122 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (2.77%) Oracle Database
5 71 (2.55%) Big Data
6 63 (2.26%) RDBMS
7 62 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 57 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 53 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 42 (1.51%) QlikView
11 40 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 37 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 34 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 34 (1.22%) Data Mining
14 27 (0.97%) MS Access
14 27 (0.97%) DB2
15 26 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.54%) Sybase ASE
17 15 (0.54%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 82 (2.95%) JIRA
2 63 (2.26%) TeamCity
3 56 (2.01%) Subversion
4 51 (1.83%) Maven
5 41 (1.47%) NUnit
6 35 (1.26%) Selenium
7 33 (1.19%) jMock
8 28 (1.01%) Visual Studio
8 28 (1.01%) Git (software)
9 26 (0.93%) WebDriver
9 26 (0.93%) Grunt
10 25 (0.90%) Ant
10 25 (0.90%) JUnit
11 23 (0.83%) CruiseControl
12 19 (0.68%) Bower
13 17 (0.61%) Jenkins
14 16 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
15 15 (0.54%) MSI
16 14 (0.50%) ERwin
16 14 (0.50%) Cucumber
General
1 2784 (100.00%) Banking
2 1172 (42.10%) Finance
3 587 (21.08%) Front Office
4 123 (4.42%) Back Office
5 82 (2.95%) Financial Institution
6 74 (2.66%) Legal
7 57 (2.05%) Retail
8 19 (0.68%) General Ledger
8 19 (0.68%) Retail Banking
9 17 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
10 16 (0.57%) Billing
11 15 (0.54%) Advertising
12 14 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.50%) Law
13 13 (0.47%) Private Banking
13 13 (0.47%) Marketing
14 7 (0.25%) French Language
15 5 (0.18%) International Banking
16 3 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 962 (34.55%) Developer
2 798 (28.66%) Analyst
3 522 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 279 (10.02%) Java Developer
5 244 (8.76%) Project Manager
6 157 (5.64%) Banking Business Analyst
7 156 (5.60%) C# Developer
8 150 (5.39%) Architect
9 126 (4.53%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 109 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 103 (3.70%) C++ Developer
12 72 (2.59%) Support Analyst
13 69 (2.48%) .NET Developer
14 67 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
15 64 (2.30%) Applications Support
16 61 (2.19%) IT Business Analyst
17 60 (2.16%) Python Developer
17 60 (2.16%) Risk Analyst
18 58 (2.08%) Test Manager
19 53 (1.90%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (10.67%) .NET
2 185 (6.65%) HTML
3 164 (5.89%) XML
4 141 (5.06%) HTML5
5 107 (3.84%) WPF
6 106 (3.81%) CSS
7 105 (3.77%) AngularJS
8 85 (3.05%) Spring
9 76 (2.73%) Hibernate
10 73 (2.62%) jQuery
11 70 (2.51%) WCF
12 62 (2.23%) .NET Framework
13 61 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
14 59 (2.12%) Web Services
14 59 (2.12%) RESTful
15 58 (2.08%) Middleware
16 57 (2.05%) STL
17 53 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 49 (1.76%) ASP.NET
19 41 (1.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 359 (12.90%) Derivative
2 301 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 274 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 236 (8.48%) Fixed Income
5 175 (6.29%) Equities
6 131 (4.71%) Market Risk
7 111 (3.99%) Credit Risk
8 96 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
9 70 (2.51%) Computer Science
10 52 (1.87%) Mathematics
10 52 (1.87%) Management Information System
11 49 (1.76%) Reference Data
12 47 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
13 40 (1.44%) User Experience
14 36 (1.29%) Hedge funds
15 35 (1.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 27 (0.97%) PMI
17 23 (0.83%) Replication
17 23 (0.83%) Data Structures
18 21 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 349 (12.54%) UNIX
2 262 (9.41%) Linux
3 214 (7.69%) Windows
4 62 (2.23%) Solaris
5 35 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 31 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 14 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.36%) SUSE
12 8 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.14%) AIX
14 4 (0.14%) HPUX
15 3 (0.11%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.11%) Android
16 2 (0.072%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (9.73%) Business Analysis
3 236 (8.48%) OO
3 236 (8.48%) Project Management
4 216 (7.76%) TDD
5 213 (7.65%) Risk Management
6 208 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 194 (6.97%) Multithreading
8 191 (6.86%) Data Modelling
9 167 (6.00%) Analytics
10 150 (5.39%) Low Latency
11 140 (5.03%) Data Analysis
12 131 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 121 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
14 119 (4.27%) Migration
15 106 (3.81%) Scrum
16 100 (3.59%) ETL
17 92 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
18 91 (3.27%) ITIL
19 88 (3.16%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 788 (28.30%) SQL
2 578 (20.76%) Java
3 356 (12.79%) C#
4 232 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 222 (7.97%) C++
6 203 (7.29%) Python
7 118 (4.24%) Perl
8 99 (3.56%) VBA
9 68 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 63 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 52 (1.87%) T-SQL
12 42 (1.51%) C
13 32 (1.15%) Korn
14 30 (1.08%) Scala
15 29 (1.04%) VB
16 26 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 23 (0.83%) PowerShell
18 18 (0.65%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.54%) Ruby
20 14 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 230 (8.26%) Degree
2 47 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 39 (1.40%) PMP
4 36 (1.29%) ISEB
5 34 (1.22%) CCNP
6 23 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.72%) CCIE
8 19 (0.68%) CISSP
9 15 (0.54%) CCNA
10 14 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.40%) CISA
13 8 (0.29%) CISM
13 8 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.22%) PhD
16 4 (0.14%) MBA
16 4 (0.14%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (4.56%) QA
2 74 (2.66%) EMIR
3 54 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
4 48 (1.72%) FATCA
5 20 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.68%) MiFID
7 18 (0.65%) Basel III
8 17 (0.61%) SLA
9 15 (0.54%) Data Quality
10 13 (0.47%) COREP
11 11 (0.40%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.32%) FINREP
13 7 (0.25%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.18%) Basel II
14 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 4 (0.14%) COBIT
16 3 (0.11%) ISO 9000
16 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
16 3 (0.11%) AIFMD
17 2 (0.072%) UCITS
System Software
1 44 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.68%) vSphere
4 11 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (0.36%) XenApp
6 8 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.22%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.22%) HDFS
9 5 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.14%) NFS
10 4 (0.14%) KVM
11 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.036%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.036%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.036%) RACF
Systems Management
1 60 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.72%) Control-M
3 13 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
4 9 (0.32%) SCCM
5 8 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.18%) logstash
7 5 (0.18%) Kibana
7 5 (0.18%) Puppet
7 5 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.11%) Nagios
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 384 (13.79%) Oracle
2 197 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 135 (4.85%) Sybase
4 83 (2.98%) IBM
5 73 (2.62%) Cisco
6 49 (1.76%) TIBCO
7 47 (1.69%) VMware
8 43 (1.54%) Business Objects
9 39 (1.40%) Murex
9 39 (1.40%) HP
9 39 (1.40%) Bloomberg
10 33 (1.19%) F5
11 31 (1.11%) Juniper
12 29 (1.04%) ION Trading
13 28 (1.01%) Reuters
14 26 (0.93%) Red Hat
14 26 (0.93%) Informatica
15 25 (0.90%) SAP
15 25 (0.90%) Cognos
15 25 (0.90%) CheckPoint
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: (competitive)
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £207.10 - £236.68 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £45,000 - £65,000 (determined by years of experience) + package and be
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £0 to £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago