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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 3058 3533 3692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.40% 15.97% 18.65%
As % of the General category 31.40% 34.18% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 2688 2833
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 24 20
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.75 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.02% -13.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £18.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.74 £86.25 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -27.27%
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
9738 10337 9950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.85% 46.74% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6937 7156 7131
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 188 124
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.56% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 2 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
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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
City of London -3 872 £500 -4.76% 332
Docklands, London 0 35 £514 -2.04% 5
Canary Wharf -3 11 £475 -9.52%
Brentford - 4 £500 - 4
Romford -2 1 £600 +9.09% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 £525 +40.00% 6
Enfield - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 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 Banking.

1 3139 (47.26%) Finance
2 2749 (41.39%) Investment Banking
3 1394 (20.99%) SQL
4 1077 (16.21%) Java
5 1069 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
6 885 (13.32%) Front Office
7 790 (11.89%) Oracle
8 702 (10.57%) UNIX
9 700 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 673 (10.13%) Project Management
11 626 (9.42%) Windows
12 597 (8.99%) Linux
13 594 (8.94%) C#
14 561 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
15 522 (7.86%) Derivative
16 519 (7.81%) Retail
17 513 (7.72%) SQL Server
18 486 (7.32%) Microsoft
19 485 (7.30%) .NET
20 478 (7.20%) Business Analysis
21 475 (7.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 459 (6.91%) JavaScript
23 451 (6.79%) Degree
24 428 (6.44%) HTML
25 412 (6.20%) MS Excel
26 385 (5.80%) Fixed Income
27 360 (5.42%) C++
28 343 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
29 341 (5.13%) OO
30 340 (5.12%) Retail Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 188 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 103 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 71 (1.07%) WebLogic
3 71 (1.07%) Tomcat
4 61 (0.92%) SAS
5 56 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 45 (0.68%) Lync
7 44 (0.66%) IBM Notes
7 44 (0.66%) CMS
8 42 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
9 40 (0.60%) IIS
10 39 (0.59%) Confluence
11 37 (0.56%) JBoss
11 37 (0.56%) Apache
12 33 (0.50%) Node.js
12 33 (0.50%) Apache Spark
13 32 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
14 31 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 30 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 25 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 412 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 289 (4.35%) MS Office
3 190 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 121 (1.82%) MS Project
5 112 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 28 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.14%) Open Workbench
10 8 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.030%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.030%) InDesign
12 2 (0.030%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.015%) DOC1
13 1 (0.015%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.015%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.015%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.54%) Summit
3 34 (0.51%) ION MarketView
4 19 (0.29%) RMDS
4 19 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
5 18 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
5 18 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 18 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 16 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 16 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 12 (0.18%) Temenos T24
7 12 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 11 (0.17%) Loan IQ
9 10 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.14%) assyst
11 8 (0.12%) SAP HR
11 8 (0.12%) Eikon
11 8 (0.12%) thinkFolio
12 7 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
12 7 (0.11%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.48%) SaaS
2 16 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.14%) GitHub
3 9 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.11%) Office 365
5 6 (0.090%) Force.com
6 5 (0.075%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (0.060%) IaaS
8 3 (0.045%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.045%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.045%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.030%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.030%) PaaS
10 1 (0.015%) Heroku
10 1 (0.015%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.015%) Taleo
10 1 (0.015%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.015%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.015%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.015%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 158 (2.38%) Firewall
2 102 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 93 (1.40%) Internet
3 93 (1.40%) LAN
4 75 (1.13%) WAN
5 72 (1.08%) BGP
6 70 (1.05%) DNS
7 61 (0.92%) Multicast
8 60 (0.90%) SAN
9 56 (0.84%) OSPF
10 51 (0.77%) VPN
10 51 (0.77%) Network Security
11 46 (0.69%) EIGRP
11 46 (0.69%) MPLS
12 41 (0.62%) Wireless
13 37 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (0.45%) FTP
15 28 (0.42%) Intranet
16 26 (0.39%) DHCP
17 25 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 270 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 264 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 164 (2.47%) Big Data
5 158 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 147 (2.21%) Oracle Database
7 125 (1.88%) Hadoop
8 110 (1.66%) QlikView
8 110 (1.66%) RDBMS
9 108 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 101 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 73 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 70 (1.05%) DB2
13 63 (0.95%) MS Access
14 62 (0.93%) Data Mining
15 56 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 50 (0.75%) MongoDB
17 49 (0.74%) NoSQL
18 42 (0.63%) Apache Hive
19 41 (0.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 142 (2.14%) JIRA
2 130 (1.96%) Maven
3 93 (1.40%) Subversion
4 90 (1.36%) TeamCity
5 61 (0.92%) NUnit
5 61 (0.92%) JUnit
6 60 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 59 (0.89%) Ant
8 58 (0.87%) Git (software)
9 53 (0.80%) Selenium
10 38 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 37 (0.56%) Grunt
11 37 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
12 35 (0.53%) jMock
13 32 (0.48%) Eclipse
14 28 (0.42%) Bower
15 27 (0.41%) CruiseControl
15 27 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (0.41%) WebDriver
16 26 (0.39%) Cucumber
General
1 3139 (47.26%) Finance
2 2749 (41.39%) Investment Banking
3 885 (13.32%) Front Office
4 519 (7.81%) Retail
5 340 (5.12%) Retail Banking
6 223 (3.36%) Back Office
7 195 (2.94%) Financial Institution
8 192 (2.89%) Legal
9 101 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 71 (1.07%) Law
11 60 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
12 47 (0.71%) Marketing
13 42 (0.63%) Private Banking
14 36 (0.54%) Advertising
15 31 (0.47%) International Banking
16 26 (0.39%) Billing
16 26 (0.39%) General Ledger
17 21 (0.32%) French Language
18 20 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
18 20 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1797 (27.06%) Analyst
2 1773 (26.69%) Developer
3 1011 (15.22%) Business Analyst
4 711 (10.70%) Project Manager
5 469 (7.06%) Java Developer
6 362 (5.45%) Architect
7 313 (4.71%) Banking Business Analyst
8 247 (3.72%) C# Developer
9 231 (3.48%) Consultant
10 204 (3.07%) Senior Developer
11 182 (2.74%) Support Analyst
12 152 (2.29%) C++ Developer
13 139 (2.09%) Data Analyst
14 133 (2.00%) Programme Manager
15 130 (1.96%) SQL Developer
16 128 (1.93%) Senior Analyst
17 125 (1.88%) Applications Support
17 125 (1.88%) Senior Manager
18 122 (1.84%) Test Analyst
19 120 (1.81%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (7.30%) .NET
2 428 (6.44%) HTML
3 259 (3.90%) XML
4 254 (3.82%) HTML5
5 211 (3.18%) CSS
6 188 (2.83%) WPF
7 174 (2.62%) Spring
8 159 (2.39%) AngularJS
9 153 (2.30%) Web Services
10 143 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
11 133 (2.00%) Middleware
12 130 (1.96%) WCF
13 126 (1.90%) Hibernate
14 123 (1.85%) jQuery
15 98 (1.48%) JMS
16 88 (1.32%) ASP.NET
17 85 (1.28%) REST
18 84 (1.26%) .NET Framework
19 80 (1.20%) J2EE
19 80 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 561 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 522 (7.86%) Derivative
3 475 (7.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 385 (5.80%) Fixed Income
5 246 (3.70%) Equities
6 200 (3.01%) Credit Risk
7 188 (2.83%) Market Risk
8 182 (2.74%) User Experience
9 159 (2.39%) Computer Science
10 124 (1.87%) Equity Derivative
11 105 (1.58%) Mathematics
11 105 (1.58%) Blackberry
12 97 (1.46%) Management Information System
12 97 (1.46%) SWIFT
13 71 (1.07%) Visualisation
14 70 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 69 (1.04%) Data Structures
16 68 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
17 65 (0.98%) Online Banking
17 65 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 702 (10.57%) UNIX
2 626 (9.42%) Windows
3 597 (8.99%) Linux
4 143 (2.15%) Solaris
4 143 (2.15%) Windows 7
5 110 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 98 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 90 (1.36%) Windows XP
8 76 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 63 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 61 (0.92%) Android
11 40 (0.60%) SUSE
12 35 (0.53%) AIX
12 35 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (0.47%) zOS
14 12 (0.18%) HPUX
15 10 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.090%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.090%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.075%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1069 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
2 700 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 673 (10.13%) Project Management
4 478 (7.20%) Business Analysis
5 343 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 341 (5.13%) OO
7 338 (5.09%) Risk Management
7 338 (5.09%) Multithreading
8 332 (5.00%) TDD
9 306 (4.61%) Migration
10 302 (4.55%) Data Modelling
11 285 (4.29%) Analytics
12 283 (4.26%) ITIL
13 282 (4.25%) Low Latency
14 259 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
15 247 (3.72%) Data Analysis
16 243 (3.66%) Change Management
17 227 (3.42%) PRINCE2
18 220 (3.31%) Scrum
19 210 (3.16%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1394 (20.99%) SQL
2 1077 (16.21%) Java
3 594 (8.94%) C#
4 459 (6.91%) JavaScript
5 360 (5.42%) C++
6 299 (4.50%) Python
7 239 (3.60%) Perl
8 221 (3.33%) VBA
9 165 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 159 (2.39%) PL/SQL
11 108 (1.63%) T-SQL
12 85 (1.28%) C
13 84 (1.26%) Scala
14 81 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 54 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 52 (0.78%) Korn
17 47 (0.71%) VB
18 45 (0.68%) Ruby
19 37 (0.56%) VBScript
20 30 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 451 (6.79%) Degree
2 107 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 99 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (1.37%) ISEB
5 75 (1.13%) PMP
6 74 (1.11%) CCNP
7 43 (0.65%) VCP4
8 41 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 37 (0.56%) CCIE
9 37 (0.56%) CCNA
10 32 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 27 (0.41%) CISSP
13 25 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
15 19 (0.29%) MCSE
16 18 (0.27%) CISM
17 16 (0.24%) CISA
17 16 (0.24%) MBA
18 15 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (3.42%) QA
2 91 (1.37%) EMIR
3 81 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 66 (0.99%) FATCA
5 47 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 41 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 37 (0.56%) Basel III
8 34 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 32 (0.48%) MiFID
10 30 (0.45%) SLA
11 26 (0.39%) COBIT
12 19 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (0.21%) FINREP
13 14 (0.21%) CRD IV
14 13 (0.20%) COREP
14 13 (0.20%) Basel II
15 10 (0.15%) PCI DSS
16 6 (0.090%) GAAP
17 4 (0.060%) ISO 9000
17 4 (0.060%) Solvency II
System Software
1 134 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 72 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
4 33 (0.50%) vSphere
5 30 (0.45%) ACF2
6 29 (0.44%) RACF
7 27 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 27 (0.41%) HDFS
8 24 (0.36%) XenApp
9 22 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 19 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.23%) Apache Flume
12 13 (0.20%) ProxySG
12 13 (0.20%) VMware ESX
13 12 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 12 (0.18%) Hyper-V
13 12 (0.18%) KVM
14 9 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 130 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 77 (1.16%) Control-M
3 37 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 34 (0.51%) Tivoli
5 33 (0.50%) SCCM
6 21 (0.32%) Data Guard
7 17 (0.26%) Puppet
8 16 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.24%) SCOM
9 15 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
10 13 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
11 12 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 11 (0.17%) Oozie
13 10 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 10 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.14%) BladeLogic
15 8 (0.12%) NetBackup
15 8 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (0.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 790 (11.89%) Oracle
2 486 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 236 (3.55%) Sybase
4 196 (2.95%) Cisco
5 186 (2.80%) IBM
6 134 (2.02%) VMware
7 128 (1.93%) HP
8 116 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 109 (1.64%) Citrix
10 99 (1.49%) TIBCO
11 90 (1.36%) SAP
12 89 (1.34%) Informatica
13 87 (1.31%) F5
14 84 (1.26%) Bloomberg
14 84 (1.26%) Business Objects
15 78 (1.17%) Cognos
16 74 (1.11%) CheckPoint
17 73 (1.10%) Juniper
18 71 (1.07%) Murex
19 63 (0.95%) Reuters
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