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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 2780 3485 3346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.56% 14.79% 14.16%
As % of the General category 29.03% 31.47% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2074 2534 2517
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £15.19 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.00 £73.50 £113.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.07 £11.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+64.46% -17.17%
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
9575 11075 10613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.25% 47.01% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6921 8012 7405
Median daily rate £485 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 123 139
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.69 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £59.22 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 594 £500 -4.76% 138
Canary Wharf +9 61 £388 -26.19%
Bromley +6 12 £475 -20.83% 2
Docklands, London -3 11 £625 +8.69% 2
Uxbridge +1 2 £440 -2.22%
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Croydon - 2 £290 -
Feltham - 2 £563 -
Romford - 2 £400 -
Brentford +2 1 £400 -19.19%
Hayes -5 1 £105 -
Wembley - 1 £105 -
Clapham - 1 £388 -
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 £188 -
Enfield - 1 £105 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3143 (54.65%) Finance
2 1729 (30.06%) Investment Banking
3 1407 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
4 1124 (19.54%) SQL
5 1104 (19.20%) Java
6 692 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 628 (10.92%) Project Management
8 588 (10.22%) Oracle
9 587 (10.21%) Front Office
10 576 (10.02%) JavaScript
11 544 (9.46%) Retail
12 532 (9.25%) HTML
13 519 (9.02%) Linux
14 516 (8.97%) Unix
15 495 (8.61%) C#
16 471 (8.19%) Windows
17 441 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
18 437 (7.60%) SQL Server
19 431 (7.49%) .NET
20 418 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 409 (7.11%) Business Analysis
22 406 (7.06%) TDD
23 379 (6.59%) AngularJS
24 372 (6.47%) Microsoft
25 368 (6.40%) Scrum
26 358 (6.23%) Derivative
27 355 (6.17%) CSS
28 352 (6.12%) Migration
29 350 (6.09%) HTML5
30 345 (6.00%) Retail Banking

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
1 117 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 106 (1.84%) Tomcat
3 97 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 92 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 92 (1.60%) SAS
5 91 (1.58%) Apache
6 68 (1.18%) Confluence
7 63 (1.10%) IIS
8 53 (0.92%) Jetty
9 45 (0.78%) MS Exchange
10 43 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
11 37 (0.64%) WebLogic
12 34 (0.59%) CMS
12 34 (0.59%) JBoss
13 27 (0.47%) nginx
14 24 (0.42%) Skype for Business
15 22 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
16 21 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
17 18 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (0.28%) Mule
Applications
1 283 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 163 (2.83%) MS Office
3 137 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 99 (1.72%) MS Project
5 73 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 25 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.087%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.070%) SPSS
13 3 (0.052%) InDesign
14 2 (0.035%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.017%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 20 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 20 (0.35%) Summit
2 19 (0.33%) ION MarketView
3 13 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.16%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.10%) Eikon
7 6 (0.10%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.10%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 6 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.10%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.10%) SunGard GMI
8 5 (0.087%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 85 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (0.64%) GitHub
4 34 (0.59%) PaaS
5 17 (0.30%) SaaS
6 15 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.26%) IaaS
7 13 (0.23%) Office 365
8 10 (0.17%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.12%) Heroku
9 7 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
10 5 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.087%) Google Compute Engine
11 4 (0.070%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.070%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.070%) Google Play
12 3 (0.052%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 109 (1.90%) Firewall
2 92 (1.60%) SAN
3 82 (1.43%) Internet
4 74 (1.29%) WAN
5 71 (1.23%) LAN
6 63 (1.10%) DNS
7 47 (0.82%) NAS
8 46 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 44 (0.77%) Network Security
10 32 (0.56%) HTTP
11 24 (0.42%) Intranet
11 24 (0.42%) VPN
12 21 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (0.37%) LDAP
12 21 (0.37%) MPLS
12 21 (0.37%) Multicast
13 20 (0.35%) NetScaler
13 20 (0.35%) Wireless
14 19 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 171 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 169 (2.94%) Big Data
4 157 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 154 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 148 (2.57%) Hadoop
7 138 (2.40%) Oracle Database
8 107 (1.86%) NoSQL
9 101 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 79 (1.37%) Apache Hive
11 67 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 65 (1.13%) QlikView
13 62 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 62 (1.08%) MySQL
14 61 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 55 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 47 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
17 44 (0.77%) DB2
18 42 (0.73%) Data Mining
18 42 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 213 (3.70%) JIRA
2 180 (3.13%) Maven
3 158 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 153 (2.66%) Jenkins
5 129 (2.24%) Subversion
6 121 (2.10%) Selenium
7 96 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 85 (1.48%) JUnit
9 72 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 60 (1.04%) Eclipse
11 54 (0.94%) Ant
12 53 (0.92%) IntelliJ
13 47 (0.82%) SoapUI
13 47 (0.82%) SpecFlow
14 35 (0.61%) Grunt
15 28 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 27 (0.47%) HP UFT
16 27 (0.47%) Visual Studio
17 25 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
18 24 (0.42%) gulp
General
1 3143 (54.65%) Finance
2 1729 (30.06%) Investment Banking
3 587 (10.21%) Front Office
4 544 (9.46%) Retail
5 345 (6.00%) Retail Banking
6 197 (3.43%) Financial Institution
7 173 (3.01%) Back Office
8 125 (2.17%) Legal
9 92 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 82 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
11 74 (1.29%) Marketing
12 38 (0.66%) Private Banking
13 37 (0.64%) International Banking
14 32 (0.56%) Publishing
15 25 (0.43%) Law
16 22 (0.38%) Billing
16 22 (0.38%) General Ledger
17 19 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
18 15 (0.26%) Games
19 14 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1518 (26.40%) Developer
2 1347 (23.42%) Analyst
3 769 (13.37%) Business Analyst
4 603 (10.49%) Project Manager
5 489 (8.50%) Java Developer
6 478 (8.31%) Banking Analyst
7 379 (6.59%) Architect
8 293 (5.09%) Senior Developer
9 238 (4.14%) C# Developer
10 234 (4.07%) Consultant
11 205 (3.56%) Banking Business Analyst
12 182 (3.16%) SQL Developer
13 160 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
14 158 (2.75%) Banking Project Manager
15 157 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
16 148 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
17 146 (2.54%) Test Analyst
18 134 (2.33%) .NET Developer
19 132 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
20 129 (2.24%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (9.25%) HTML
2 431 (7.49%) .NET
3 379 (6.59%) AngularJS
4 355 (6.17%) CSS
5 350 (6.09%) HTML5
6 265 (4.61%) Spring
7 234 (4.07%) XML
8 216 (3.76%) REST
9 214 (3.72%) CSS3
10 203 (3.53%) Web Services
11 136 (2.36%) ASP.NET
12 127 (2.21%) SOAP
13 111 (1.93%) Node.js
14 103 (1.79%) Hibernate
15 100 (1.74%) jQuery
15 100 (1.74%) WPF
16 93 (1.62%) Middleware
17 84 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 83 (1.44%) React
19 80 (1.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 441 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 418 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 358 (6.23%) Derivative
4 271 (4.71%) Fixed Income
5 267 (4.64%) User Experience
6 262 (4.56%) Equities
7 163 (2.83%) Credit Risk
8 136 (2.36%) Market Risk
9 134 (2.33%) Data Centre
10 116 (2.02%) Mobile App
11 93 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 91 (1.58%) Mobile Banking
13 83 (1.44%) Computer Science
14 79 (1.37%) Mathematics
15 77 (1.34%) Fintech
16 70 (1.22%) Mainframe
17 68 (1.18%) Reference Data
18 65 (1.13%) Online Banking
19 62 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
20 59 (1.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 519 (9.02%) Linux
2 516 (8.97%) Unix
3 471 (8.19%) Windows
4 153 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 131 (2.28%) Solaris
6 115 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 67 (1.17%) Android
8 59 (1.03%) Apple iOS
9 56 (0.97%) AIX
10 55 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (0.83%) Windows 7
12 42 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.33%) Windows XP
15 17 (0.30%) zOS
16 16 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 9 (0.16%) VMS
17 9 (0.16%) Windows 10
18 7 (0.12%) SUSE
19 5 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1407 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
2 692 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 628 (10.92%) Project Management
4 409 (7.11%) Business Analysis
5 406 (7.06%) TDD
6 368 (6.40%) Scrum
7 352 (6.12%) Migration
8 332 (5.77%) SDLC
9 269 (4.68%) Risk Management
10 251 (4.36%) DevOps
11 248 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
12 247 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 246 (4.28%) Change Management
14 228 (3.96%) Data Analysis
15 221 (3.84%) ITIL
16 216 (3.76%) BDD
16 216 (3.76%) OO
17 195 (3.39%) Data Modelling
17 195 (3.39%) PRINCE2
18 185 (3.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1124 (19.54%) SQL
2 1104 (19.20%) Java
3 576 (10.02%) JavaScript
4 495 (8.61%) C#
5 280 (4.87%) Python
6 190 (3.30%) Perl
7 170 (2.96%) C++
8 144 (2.50%) VBA
9 137 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 128 (2.23%) PowerShell
11 118 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 114 (1.98%) Scala
13 94 (1.63%) T-SQL
14 77 (1.34%) C
15 76 (1.32%) Ruby
16 75 (1.30%) Bash Shell
17 45 (0.78%) VB
18 38 (0.66%) R
19 30 (0.52%) MATLAB
20 27 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 275 (4.78%) Degree
2 91 (1.58%) PMP
3 87 (1.51%) PMI Certification
4 56 (0.97%) ISEB
5 52 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (0.78%) CISSP
7 37 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (0.59%) CCNP
8 34 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 25 (0.43%) CCIE
11 23 (0.40%) MCSE
12 18 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 17 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (0.28%) CCNA
14 16 (0.28%) RHCE
15 13 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.23%) PhD
15 13 (0.23%) Security Cleared
16 12 (0.21%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (3.48%) QA
2 121 (2.10%) MiFID
3 93 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 56 (0.97%) EMIR
5 52 (0.90%) SEPA
6 49 (0.85%) SLA
7 47 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
8 44 (0.77%) FATCA
9 29 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 25 (0.43%) COBIT
11 23 (0.40%) Basel III
12 17 (0.30%) ISO20022
13 14 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 10 (0.17%) Basel II
15 9 (0.16%) PCI DSS
16 8 (0.14%) AIFMD
16 8 (0.14%) COREP
16 8 (0.14%) CRD IV
17 5 (0.087%) SAS 70
17 5 (0.087%) SDET
System Software
1 131 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 94 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.57%) Docker
3 33 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 30 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 26 (0.45%) XenApp
6 25 (0.43%) KVM
7 24 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 21 (0.37%) HDFS
9 20 (0.35%) vSphere
10 18 (0.31%) NFS
10 18 (0.31%) RACF
10 18 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 16 (0.28%) Xen
12 15 (0.26%) SRDF
13 14 (0.24%) VMware ESX
14 12 (0.21%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.16%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.14%) Sendmail
17 7 (0.12%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 142 (2.47%) Puppet
2 90 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (1.22%) Ansible
4 63 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 53 (0.92%) Nagios
6 44 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
7 43 (0.75%) Control-M
7 43 (0.75%) SCCM
8 23 (0.40%) zSecure
9 22 (0.38%) SCOM
10 16 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 14 (0.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 14 (0.24%) HP SIM
12 13 (0.23%) BladeLogic
12 13 (0.23%) EdgeSight
13 11 (0.19%) HAProxy
14 10 (0.17%) NetBackup
15 8 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
15 8 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 588 (10.22%) Oracle
2 372 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 175 (3.04%) IBM
4 142 (2.47%) Red Hat
5 141 (2.45%) VMware
6 133 (2.31%) HP
7 119 (2.07%) Sybase
8 117 (2.03%) Cisco
9 113 (1.96%) Murex
10 95 (1.65%) Citrix
11 70 (1.22%) Bloomberg
12 55 (0.96%) Veritas
13 53 (0.92%) EMC
14 51 (0.89%) Reuters
15 50 (0.87%) Atlassian
16 48 (0.83%) TIBCO
17 47 (0.82%) Adobe
17 47 (0.82%) SAP
17 47 (0.82%) Splunk
18 45 (0.78%) Google
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £490.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £370 - £390 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £700 to £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per week + depending experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 13 minutes ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £420 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reuben Chase
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday