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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 2744 3622 3559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 15.98% 15.11%
As % of the General category 29.63% 34.76% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1966 2410 2731
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Median hourly rate £23.53 £32.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.22 £20.05 £18.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £100.00 £88.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +65.00%
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
9260 10421 10623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.94% 45.97% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6671 7276 7850
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 115 116
Median hourly rate £21.03 £24.23 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.56 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -1 596 £550 +4.76% 108
Canary Wharf 0 42 £550 +4.76%
Docklands, London 0 21 £538 -2.27%
Bromley -1 7 £375 -11.76%
Uxbridge +10 5 £160 -
Romford +3 1 £105 -85.51% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £165 -
Feltham - 1 £525 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 3168 (56.70%) Finance
2 1708 (30.57%) Investment Banking
3 1645 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1092 (19.55%) SQL
5 1071 (19.17%) Java
6 653 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 620 (11.10%) JavaScript
8 558 (9.99%) HTML
9 551 (9.86%) Project Management
10 545 (9.75%) Linux
11 525 (9.40%) Retail
12 514 (9.20%) Oracle
13 500 (8.95%) Front Office
14 498 (8.91%) Unix
15 471 (8.43%) AngularJS
16 465 (8.32%) Windows
17 464 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
18 462 (8.27%) C#
19 451 (8.07%) Scrum
20 436 (7.80%) SQL Server
21 428 (7.66%) TDD
22 414 (7.41%) CSS
23 410 (7.34%) .NET
23 410 (7.34%) Microsoft
24 402 (7.20%) HTML5
24 402 (7.20%) DevOps
25 391 (7.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 388 (6.94%) Business Analysis
27 347 (6.21%) Retail Banking
27 347 (6.21%) Degree

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
1 183 (3.28%) Apache Spark
2 147 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 122 (2.18%) WebSphere
4 119 (2.13%) Confluence
5 96 (1.72%) Apache
6 73 (1.31%) SAS
7 67 (1.20%) IIS
8 59 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 55 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
10 39 (0.70%) JBoss
11 36 (0.64%) Apache Pig
12 35 (0.63%) MS Exchange
13 34 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
14 24 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
15 23 (0.41%) IBM Notes
16 22 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (0.39%) WebLogic
17 21 (0.38%) CMS
17 21 (0.38%) Skype for Business
18 20 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 337 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 199 (3.56%) MS Office
3 180 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 126 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 101 (1.81%) MS Project
6 41 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 35 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 26 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 20 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.13%) SPSS
12 4 (0.072%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.054%) Flinto
14 2 (0.036%) FrameMaker
14 2 (0.036%) HipChat
14 2 (0.036%) InDesign
14 2 (0.036%) InVision
15 1 (0.018%) EViews
15 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.018%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 26 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.34%) Summit
3 18 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 17 (0.30%) Temenos T24
5 15 (0.27%) Eikon
6 13 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 13 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (0.16%) Endur
8 6 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.089%) Adaptiv
9 5 (0.089%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.089%) Misys Equation
9 5 (0.089%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.089%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 5 (0.089%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.089%) SunGard GMI
10 4 (0.072%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 4 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 124 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (1.04%) GitHub
4 53 (0.95%) PaaS
5 28 (0.50%) IaaS
6 25 (0.45%) OpenShift
7 18 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.29%) SaaS
9 12 (0.21%) CloudBees
10 9 (0.16%) Bluemix
10 9 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
10 9 (0.16%) Office 365
11 8 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
14 5 (0.089%) Google Compute Engine
14 5 (0.089%) Google Play
14 5 (0.089%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 99 (1.77%) Firewall
2 94 (1.68%) Internet
3 75 (1.34%) SAN
4 70 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 55 (0.98%) DNS
6 52 (0.93%) LAN
6 52 (0.93%) WAN
7 35 (0.63%) Network Security
8 34 (0.61%) HTTP
9 27 (0.48%) DHCP
10 26 (0.47%) NAS
11 24 (0.43%) LDAP
12 20 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (0.36%) Multicast
12 20 (0.36%) VLAN
13 19 (0.34%) VoIP
14 16 (0.29%) SSL
14 16 (0.29%) Wireless
15 14 (0.25%) EIGRP
15 14 (0.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 321 (5.75%) Big Data
3 294 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 176 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
5 160 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 132 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 123 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 105 (1.88%) NoSQL
9 104 (1.86%) MongoDB
10 93 (1.66%) Apache Hive
11 86 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 71 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 71 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 67 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 66 (1.18%) HBase
14 66 (1.18%) QlikView
15 65 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 48 (0.86%) DB2
17 46 (0.82%) MySQL
18 41 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 292 (5.23%) JIRA
2 240 (4.30%) Jenkins
3 209 (3.74%) Git (software)
4 164 (2.94%) Maven
5 122 (2.18%) Selenium
6 118 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 103 (1.84%) JUnit
8 100 (1.79%) Subversion
9 59 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 55 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 53 (0.95%) Ant
12 51 (0.91%) Hudson
13 50 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 46 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 44 (0.79%) Mockito
16 38 (0.68%) Grunt
17 37 (0.66%) Gradle
18 35 (0.63%) NUnit
19 31 (0.55%) ClearCase
19 31 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 3168 (56.70%) Finance
2 1708 (30.57%) Investment Banking
3 525 (9.40%) Retail
4 500 (8.95%) Front Office
5 347 (6.21%) Retail Banking
6 168 (3.01%) Financial Institution
7 154 (2.76%) Back Office
8 117 (2.09%) Legal
9 108 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 102 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
11 77 (1.38%) Marketing
12 42 (0.75%) Private Banking
13 35 (0.63%) Games
14 33 (0.59%) Law
15 32 (0.57%) Advertising
16 23 (0.41%) General Ledger
17 22 (0.39%) Publishing
18 17 (0.30%) French Language
18 17 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
19 16 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1682 (30.11%) Developer
2 1211 (21.68%) Analyst
3 735 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 486 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 456 (8.16%) Project Manager
6 409 (7.32%) Architect
7 365 (6.53%) Banking Analyst
8 285 (5.10%) Senior Developer
9 202 (3.62%) Consultant
10 199 (3.56%) C# Developer
11 194 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
12 181 (3.24%) Banking Business Analyst
13 145 (2.60%) .NET Developer
13 145 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
14 143 (2.56%) SQL Developer
15 132 (2.36%) Administrator
16 129 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
17 128 (2.29%) HTML Developer
17 128 (2.29%) Scala Developer
18 122 (2.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 558 (9.99%) HTML
2 471 (8.43%) AngularJS
3 414 (7.41%) CSS
4 410 (7.34%) .NET
5 402 (7.20%) HTML5
6 269 (4.81%) Spring
7 249 (4.46%) CSS3
8 211 (3.78%) REST
9 206 (3.69%) Web Services
10 200 (3.58%) React
11 198 (3.54%) XML
12 173 (3.10%) jQuery
13 168 (3.01%) Node.js
14 124 (2.22%) ASP.NET
14 124 (2.22%) Hibernate
15 114 (2.04%) SOAP
16 112 (2.00%) Middleware
17 108 (1.93%) JSON
18 103 (1.84%) WPF
19 101 (1.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 464 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 391 (7.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 343 (6.14%) User Experience
4 273 (4.89%) Derivative
5 252 (4.51%) Equities
6 248 (4.44%) Fixed Income
7 149 (2.67%) Fintech
8 140 (2.51%) Computer Science
9 136 (2.43%) Credit Risk
10 131 (2.34%) Market Risk
11 124 (2.22%) Data Centre
12 121 (2.17%) Virtual Team
13 108 (1.93%) Management Information System
14 106 (1.90%) Visualisation
15 85 (1.52%) Mathematics
16 78 (1.40%) Mobile App
17 77 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
18 70 (1.25%) Reference Data
19 67 (1.20%) Algorithms
19 67 (1.20%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 545 (9.75%) Linux
2 498 (8.91%) Unix
3 465 (8.32%) Windows
4 150 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 89 (1.59%) Solaris
6 82 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 60 (1.07%) Windows 7
8 57 (1.02%) Android
8 57 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 44 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 22 (0.39%) AIX
14 19 (0.34%) zOS
15 11 (0.20%) SUSE
16 8 (0.14%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.13%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.089%) Windows 2000
19 4 (0.072%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1645 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
2 653 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 551 (9.86%) Project Management
4 451 (8.07%) Scrum
5 428 (7.66%) TDD
6 402 (7.20%) DevOps
7 388 (6.94%) Business Analysis
8 306 (5.48%) Migration
9 303 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
10 285 (5.10%) SDLC
11 280 (5.01%) Change Management
12 266 (4.76%) Analytics
13 248 (4.44%) OO
14 240 (4.30%) Risk Management
15 238 (4.26%) Data Analysis
16 229 (4.10%) ITIL
17 207 (3.71%) Data Modelling
18 205 (3.67%) BDD
19 204 (3.65%) Multithreading
20 200 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1092 (19.55%) SQL
2 1071 (19.17%) Java
3 620 (11.10%) JavaScript
4 462 (8.27%) C#
5 340 (6.09%) Python
6 216 (3.87%) Scala
7 202 (3.62%) C++
8 151 (2.70%) Perl
9 148 (2.65%) Shell Script
10 118 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 116 (2.08%) VBA
12 115 (2.06%) T-SQL
13 114 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 84 (1.50%) C
15 69 (1.24%) Bash Shell
16 57 (1.02%) Ruby
17 46 (0.82%) Korn
18 42 (0.75%) ES6
19 40 (0.72%) R
20 34 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 347 (6.21%) Degree
2 64 (1.15%) PMP
3 54 (0.97%) ISEB
4 48 (0.86%) PMI Certification
5 46 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (0.79%) CISSP
7 34 (0.61%) PhD
8 32 (0.57%) CCNP
9 30 (0.54%) ISTQB
10 29 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (0.45%) CISA
13 22 (0.39%) CCNA
14 20 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 20 (0.36%) Security Cleared
15 19 (0.34%) CISM
16 18 (0.32%) RHCE
17 16 (0.29%) ACCA
17 16 (0.29%) MCSE
18 14 (0.25%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (3.81%) QA
2 145 (2.60%) MiFID
3 66 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 58 (1.04%) FATCA
5 45 (0.81%) SLA
6 37 (0.66%) EMIR
7 32 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
7 32 (0.57%) SEPA
8 28 (0.50%) Basel III
9 27 (0.48%) COBIT
10 26 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.18%) SDET
12 8 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.13%) ISO20022
14 5 (0.089%) AIFMD
14 5 (0.089%) Basel II
14 5 (0.089%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 5 (0.089%) Solvency II
System Software
1 101 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 100 (1.79%) Docker
3 82 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (0.84%) HDFS
5 24 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
6 22 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 21 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 21 (0.38%) XenApp
8 20 (0.36%) NFS
9 18 (0.32%) KVM
10 16 (0.29%) Apache Flume
11 15 (0.27%) VMware ESX
12 13 (0.23%) SRDF
13 12 (0.21%) Xen
14 8 (0.14%) vSphere
14 8 (0.14%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 164 (2.94%) Puppet
2 143 (2.56%) Ansible
3 114 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 37 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 34 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
7 33 (0.59%) SCCM
8 32 (0.57%) Control-M
9 30 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
9 30 (0.54%) Nagios
10 19 (0.34%) Salt
11 15 (0.27%) MOM
12 12 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
12 12 (0.21%) logstash
12 12 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 11 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
13 11 (0.20%) Grafana
13 11 (0.20%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.20%) SCOM
13 11 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 514 (9.20%) Oracle
2 410 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 193 (3.45%) IBM
4 141 (2.52%) Sybase
5 137 (2.45%) VMware
6 129 (2.31%) Cisco
7 104 (1.86%) HP
8 101 (1.81%) Bloomberg
9 100 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 96 (1.72%) Splunk
11 82 (1.47%) MuleSoft
12 78 (1.40%) Reuters
13 67 (1.20%) Citrix
13 67 (1.20%) SAP
14 63 (1.13%) Atlassian
15 60 (1.07%) Murex
16 59 (1.06%) Adobe
17 52 (0.93%) Google
18 47 (0.84%) Hortonworks
19 46 (0.82%) Solace
London
Venturi
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + flexible working potential
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £475 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £570 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: £250 per day 12 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago