The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 2717 3337 3553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.53% 14.75% 15.20%
As % of the General category 28.61% 31.91% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2070 2376 2716
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 15
Median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £80.25 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -28.00%
Banking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9498 10456 10610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.81% 46.21% 45.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7072 7456 7578
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 129 142
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.43 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £52.35 £41.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in London

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the London region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in London

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in London

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the London region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in London

Banking
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Banking Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Banking
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 563 £525 +5.00% 158
Canary Wharf +1 34 £500 -4.76%
Bromley +2 20 £550 +22.22% 1
Docklands, London -1 18 £550 -4.34% 1
Croydon -8 4 £700 +16.66%
Uxbridge - 3 £575 - 1
Wimbledon - 3 £436 -
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Feltham - 1 £563 -
Romford - 1 £400 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Banking.

1 3064 (53.96%) Finance
2 1869 (32.92%) Investment Banking
3 1267 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
4 1106 (19.48%) SQL
5 1090 (19.20%) Java
6 643 (11.32%) Front Office
7 621 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 587 (10.34%) Project Management
9 578 (10.18%) Oracle
10 535 (9.42%) C#
11 510 (8.98%) Retail
12 485 (8.54%) JavaScript
12 485 (8.54%) SQL Server
13 479 (8.44%) Windows
14 475 (8.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 467 (8.22%) HTML
16 466 (8.21%) Unix
17 462 (8.14%) Linux
18 461 (8.12%) .NET
19 421 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
20 410 (7.22%) TDD
21 391 (6.89%) Microsoft
22 389 (6.85%) Migration
22 389 (6.85%) Business Analysis
23 381 (6.71%) Derivative
24 342 (6.02%) Scrum
25 330 (5.81%) SDLC
26 307 (5.41%) Retail Banking
27 303 (5.34%) MS Excel
27 303 (5.34%) AngularJS

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 109 (1.92%) Tomcat
2 103 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 90 (1.59%) Node.js
4 82 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 80 (1.41%) Apache
5 80 (1.41%) SAS
6 78 (1.37%) IIS
7 76 (1.34%) Apache Spark
8 61 (1.07%) Jetty
8 61 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
9 51 (0.90%) Confluence
10 45 (0.79%) MS Exchange
11 36 (0.63%) CMS
12 29 (0.51%) JBoss
13 27 (0.48%) nginx
14 25 (0.44%) Skype for Business
15 24 (0.42%) WebLogic
16 22 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
17 15 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
17 15 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 303 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 166 (2.92%) MS Office
3 132 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (1.57%) MS Project
5 69 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 30 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 29 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.088%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.053%) InDesign
12 3 (0.053%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.035%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.035%) SPSS
14 1 (0.018%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.018%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 23 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.33%) ION MarketView
3 15 (0.26%) Summit
4 14 (0.25%) Misys Equation
5 12 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (0.21%) Temenos T24
6 11 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (0.16%) Finacle
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
8 8 (0.14%) Eikon
8 8 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 7 (0.12%) Loan IQ
9 7 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 7 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.12%) RMDS
9 7 (0.12%) SunGard GMI
10 6 (0.11%) Misys Midas
10 6 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 84 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (0.48%) GitHub
4 24 (0.42%) PaaS
5 12 (0.21%) SaaS
6 10 (0.18%) IaaS
7 9 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.12%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.11%) Office 365
11 5 (0.088%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.088%) Heroku
12 3 (0.053%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.035%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.035%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.035%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.035%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.035%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 95 (1.67%) Firewall
2 92 (1.62%) SAN
3 65 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.06%) LAN
5 59 (1.04%) DNS
6 58 (1.02%) WAN
7 56 (0.99%) Internet
8 47 (0.83%) NAS
8 47 (0.83%) Network Security
9 32 (0.56%) HTTP
9 32 (0.56%) VPN
10 26 (0.46%) Intranet
11 21 (0.37%) Multicast
12 19 (0.33%) BGP
12 19 (0.33%) DHCP
13 18 (0.32%) Wireless
14 17 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (0.30%) MPLS
14 17 (0.30%) NetScaler
14 17 (0.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 178 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 176 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 148 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 144 (2.54%) Big Data
5 144 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 125 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 124 (2.18%) NoSQL
8 107 (1.88%) Hadoop
9 85 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 75 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 67 (1.18%) Apache Hive
12 65 (1.14%) MongoDB
13 62 (1.09%) MySQL
14 61 (1.07%) RDBMS
15 60 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 58 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 55 (0.97%) QlikView
18 51 (0.90%) Data Mining
19 46 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 180 (3.17%) JIRA
2 169 (2.98%) Maven
3 154 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 128 (2.25%) Subversion
5 110 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 110 (1.94%) Selenium
6 85 (1.50%) TeamCity
7 75 (1.32%) JUnit
8 62 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 58 (1.02%) IntelliJ
10 54 (0.95%) SoapUI
11 50 (0.88%) Eclipse
12 45 (0.79%) SpecFlow
13 43 (0.76%) Ant
13 43 (0.76%) HP UFT
14 31 (0.55%) Visual Studio
15 30 (0.53%) Grunt
15 30 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (0.48%) JMeter
17 25 (0.44%) NUnit
General
1 3064 (53.96%) Finance
2 1869 (32.92%) Investment Banking
3 643 (11.32%) Front Office
4 510 (8.98%) Retail
5 307 (5.41%) Retail Banking
6 198 (3.49%) Back Office
7 180 (3.17%) Financial Institution
8 139 (2.45%) Legal
9 87 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 71 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
11 59 (1.04%) Marketing
12 47 (0.83%) International Banking
13 43 (0.76%) Private Banking
14 40 (0.70%) Law
15 29 (0.51%) General Ledger
16 26 (0.46%) Publishing
17 22 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
18 20 (0.35%) Games
19 13 (0.23%) Advertising
20 12 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1552 (27.33%) Developer
2 1393 (24.53%) Analyst
3 790 (13.91%) Business Analyst
4 550 (9.69%) Java Developer
5 543 (9.56%) Project Manager
6 495 (8.72%) Banking Analyst
7 341 (6.01%) Architect
8 284 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 239 (4.21%) Consultant
10 231 (4.07%) C# Developer
11 203 (3.58%) SQL Developer
12 192 (3.38%) Banking Business Analyst
13 162 (2.85%) Test Analyst
14 153 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
15 149 (2.62%) .NET Developer
16 148 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
17 145 (2.55%) Banking Project Manager
18 136 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
19 127 (2.24%) JavaScript Developer
20 119 (2.10%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (8.22%) HTML
2 461 (8.12%) .NET
3 303 (5.34%) AngularJS
4 289 (5.09%) CSS
5 271 (4.77%) HTML5
6 256 (4.51%) Spring
7 226 (3.98%) REST
8 212 (3.73%) Web Services
9 208 (3.66%) XML
10 176 (3.10%) CSS3
11 139 (2.45%) ASP.NET
12 127 (2.24%) SOAP
13 104 (1.83%) WPF
14 100 (1.76%) .NET Framework
15 92 (1.62%) Hibernate
16 89 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
17 81 (1.43%) Middleware
18 78 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 74 (1.30%) JMS
19 74 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 475 (8.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 421 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 381 (6.71%) Derivative
4 284 (5.00%) Equities
5 269 (4.74%) Fixed Income
6 218 (3.84%) User Experience
7 182 (3.21%) Credit Risk
8 147 (2.59%) Market Risk
9 117 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 112 (1.97%) Data Centre
11 105 (1.85%) Management Information System
12 90 (1.59%) Computer Science
13 82 (1.44%) Mathematics
14 71 (1.25%) PMI
15 63 (1.11%) Fintech
16 62 (1.09%) Visualisation
17 61 (1.07%) Mainframe
18 59 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
18 59 (1.04%) Reference Data
19 58 (1.02%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 479 (8.44%) Windows
2 466 (8.21%) Unix
3 462 (8.14%) Linux
4 143 (2.52%) Windows Server
5 113 (1.99%) Solaris
6 103 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 59 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 57 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (0.97%) Android
10 52 (0.92%) AIX
11 51 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 44 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 15 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 11 (0.19%) zOS
17 9 (0.16%) VMS
17 9 (0.16%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.12%) SUSE
19 6 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1267 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
2 621 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 587 (10.34%) Project Management
4 410 (7.22%) TDD
5 389 (6.85%) Business Analysis
5 389 (6.85%) Migration
6 342 (6.02%) Scrum
7 330 (5.81%) SDLC
8 296 (5.21%) Risk Management
9 272 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 229 (4.03%) ITIL
11 225 (3.96%) Change Management
12 215 (3.79%) Analytics
13 211 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
14 209 (3.68%) Data Modelling
15 206 (3.63%) Multithreading
16 205 (3.61%) DevOps
17 203 (3.58%) PRINCE2
18 200 (3.52%) OO
19 187 (3.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1106 (19.48%) SQL
2 1090 (19.20%) Java
3 535 (9.42%) C#
4 485 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 266 (4.68%) Python
6 183 (3.22%) Perl
7 165 (2.91%) C++
8 148 (2.61%) PowerShell
8 148 (2.61%) VBA
9 120 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 111 (1.95%) T-SQL
11 106 (1.87%) Scala
12 101 (1.78%) PL/SQL
13 78 (1.37%) Ruby
14 74 (1.30%) Bash Shell
15 69 (1.22%) C
16 50 (0.88%) VB
17 43 (0.76%) VB.NET
18 33 (0.58%) R
19 27 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 294 (5.18%) Degree
2 115 (2.03%) PMI Certification
3 82 (1.44%) PMP
4 63 (1.11%) ISEB
5 47 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 47 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 44 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (0.60%) CISSP
8 28 (0.49%) CCNP
9 24 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (0.42%) Security Cleared
10 22 (0.39%) CCIE
11 20 (0.35%) AWS Certification
12 19 (0.33%) CISA
12 19 (0.33%) PhD
12 19 (0.33%) SC Cleared
13 18 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (0.28%) CISM
14 16 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (3.75%) QA
2 135 (2.38%) MiFID
3 104 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 65 (1.14%) EMIR
5 57 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 49 (0.86%) FATCA
6 49 (0.86%) SEPA
7 43 (0.76%) SLA
8 25 (0.44%) Basel III
9 23 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.33%) ISO20022
11 16 (0.28%) COBIT
12 15 (0.26%) Basel II
13 14 (0.25%) AIFMD
14 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (0.18%) COREP
16 7 (0.12%) CRD IV
16 7 (0.12%) IAS 39
16 7 (0.12%) PCI DSS
17 5 (0.088%) UCITS
System Software
1 122 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 94 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.44%) Docker
4 25 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
5 24 (0.42%) vSphere
6 20 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 18 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 18 (0.32%) XenApp
8 16 (0.28%) HDFS
8 16 (0.28%) KVM
8 16 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.26%) Xen
10 14 (0.25%) SRDF
11 13 (0.23%) RACF
12 12 (0.21%) NFS
12 12 (0.21%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.18%) ACF2
14 7 (0.12%) Sendmail
15 6 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 124 (2.18%) Puppet
2 75 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 68 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (0.92%) Nagios
5 47 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
6 42 (0.74%) Ansible
7 41 (0.72%) SCCM
8 32 (0.56%) Control-M
9 23 (0.41%) zSecure
10 21 (0.37%) SCOM
11 15 (0.26%) NetBackup
11 15 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
12 14 (0.25%) Data Guard
12 14 (0.25%) HP SIM
13 13 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 13 (0.23%) Tivoli
14 12 (0.21%) EdgeSight
15 11 (0.19%) HAProxy
16 10 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 9 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 578 (10.18%) Oracle
2 391 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 154 (2.71%) Sybase
4 148 (2.61%) IBM
5 129 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 128 (2.25%) VMware
7 117 (2.06%) Murex
8 115 (2.03%) HP
9 112 (1.97%) Cisco
10 80 (1.41%) Citrix
11 64 (1.13%) Bloomberg
12 61 (1.07%) Adobe
13 55 (0.97%) EMC
13 55 (0.97%) SAP
14 49 (0.86%) ServiceNow
14 49 (0.86%) Veritas
15 48 (0.85%) Reuters
16 47 (0.83%) TIBCO
17 46 (0.81%) Splunk
18 43 (0.76%) Fidessa
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £595.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Lucrative rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £470.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago