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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 3444 4242 3954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.94% 17.49% 18.48%
As % of the General category 33.09% 35.64% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2622 3244 2956
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 £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £663 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.43 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £125.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.22 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.13% -23.33%
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
10408 11903 10538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.14% 49.08% 49.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7677 8437 7298
Average daily rate £475 £490 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 159 179
Average hourly rate £21.56 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £51.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 -3 998 £500 -4.76% 242
Docklands, London +1 44 £550 - 9
Canary Wharf -7 14 £475 -9.52%
Romford -1 5 £650 +10.63% 4
Uxbridge +5 1 £375 -21.05%
Paddington -2 1 - -
Bromley -8 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 2
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3179 (45.87%) Finance
2 2934 (42.34%) Investment Banking
3 1463 (21.11%) SQL
4 1117 (16.12%) Java
5 1104 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
6 931 (13.43%) Front Office
7 900 (12.99%) Oracle
8 738 (10.65%) UNIX
9 736 (10.62%) Windows
10 732 (10.56%) Project Management
11 677 (9.77%) Linux
12 675 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 642 (9.26%) C#
14 592 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
15 578 (8.34%) Microsoft
16 559 (8.07%) SQL Server
17 546 (7.88%) Retail
18 505 (7.29%) Business Analysis
18 505 (7.29%) Derivative
19 490 (7.07%) .NET
20 489 (7.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 465 (6.71%) Degree
22 421 (6.08%) JavaScript
23 412 (5.95%) MS Excel
24 389 (5.61%) HTML
25 384 (5.54%) Multithreading
26 380 (5.48%) Fixed Income
27 367 (5.30%) C++
28 358 (5.17%) TDD
29 357 (5.15%) OO

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 194 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 115 (1.66%) WebSphere
3 93 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 84 (1.21%) WebLogic
5 68 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 67 (0.97%) SAS
7 64 (0.92%) CMS
8 61 (0.88%) Apache
9 57 (0.82%) IIS
10 51 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
11 46 (0.66%) JBoss
12 43 (0.62%) IBM Notes
12 43 (0.62%) Lync
13 40 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
14 37 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
15 33 (0.48%) Confluence
16 32 (0.46%) Node.js
17 26 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
18 25 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
19 24 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 412 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 304 (4.39%) MS Office
3 189 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 132 (1.90%) MS Project
5 126 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 34 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 28 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.072%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.043%) InDesign
14 2 (0.029%) SPSS
14 2 (0.029%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.029%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.014%) Stata
15 1 (0.014%) DOC1
15 1 (0.014%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.014%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.51%) Summit
3 34 (0.49%) ION MarketView
4 32 (0.46%) RMDS
5 31 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
6 23 (0.33%) Markit EDM
7 15 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 15 (0.22%) Temenos T24
8 13 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 13 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
9 12 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (0.17%) Loan IQ
10 11 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
11 10 (0.14%) SAP BPC
11 10 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
12 8 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
13 7 (0.10%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
1 24 (0.35%) SaaS
2 11 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.14%) Force.com
4 8 (0.12%) Office 365
5 7 (0.10%) GitHub
6 4 (0.058%) IaaS
6 4 (0.058%) IBM Blueworks
7 3 (0.043%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.029%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.029%) PaaS
9 1 (0.014%) Taleo
9 1 (0.014%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.014%) Heroku
9 1 (0.014%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.014%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.014%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.014%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.014%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.014%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 179 (2.58%) Firewall
2 132 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 106 (1.53%) LAN
4 99 (1.43%) WAN
5 98 (1.41%) Internet
6 93 (1.34%) DNS
7 81 (1.17%) SAN
8 76 (1.10%) BGP
9 68 (0.98%) OSPF
10 61 (0.88%) Multicast
11 55 (0.79%) VPN
12 52 (0.75%) Network Security
13 50 (0.72%) Intranet
14 49 (0.71%) EIGRP
15 42 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
15 42 (0.61%) MPLS
16 32 (0.46%) LDAP
17 31 (0.45%) DHCP
18 30 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
18 30 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 559 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 277 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 249 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 189 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 163 (2.35%) Big Data
6 161 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 129 (1.86%) QlikView
8 121 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 110 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 108 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 106 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 76 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 73 (1.05%) MongoDB
14 70 (1.01%) DB2
15 67 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 63 (0.91%) NoSQL
17 50 (0.72%) Data Mining
18 42 (0.61%) Apache Hive
19 41 (0.59%) HBase
20 40 (0.58%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 148 (2.14%) JIRA
2 135 (1.95%) Maven
3 118 (1.70%) Subversion
4 91 (1.31%) TeamCity
5 77 (1.11%) JUnit
6 71 (1.02%) Git (software)
7 65 (0.94%) Ant
8 53 (0.76%) Visual Studio
9 45 (0.65%) Selenium
10 44 (0.63%) NUnit
11 43 (0.62%) Eclipse
12 41 (0.59%) CruiseControl
13 36 (0.52%) Jenkins
14 35 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (0.46%) jMock
15 32 (0.46%) Grunt
16 29 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
17 27 (0.39%) Cucumber
18 24 (0.35%) Hudson
19 23 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3179 (45.87%) Finance
2 2934 (42.34%) Investment Banking
3 931 (13.43%) Front Office
4 546 (7.88%) Retail
5 356 (5.14%) Retail Banking
6 239 (3.45%) Back Office
7 236 (3.41%) Financial Institution
8 185 (2.67%) Legal
9 114 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 68 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
11 62 (0.89%) Marketing
11 62 (0.89%) Law
12 45 (0.65%) International Banking
13 39 (0.56%) Advertising
14 37 (0.53%) Private Banking
15 35 (0.51%) French Language
16 27 (0.39%) Manufacturing
17 22 (0.32%) Spanish Language
18 21 (0.30%) Billing
19 20 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1829 (26.39%) Developer
2 1793 (25.87%) Analyst
3 979 (14.13%) Business Analyst
4 740 (10.68%) Project Manager
5 495 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 362 (5.22%) Architect
7 301 (4.34%) Banking Business Analyst
8 270 (3.90%) Consultant
9 248 (3.58%) C# Developer
10 206 (2.97%) Senior Developer
11 204 (2.94%) Support Analyst
12 152 (2.19%) C++ Developer
13 146 (2.11%) Programme Manager
14 145 (2.09%) Data Analyst
15 129 (1.86%) SQL Developer
16 128 (1.85%) Administrator
17 119 (1.72%) Applications Support
18 118 (1.70%) Test Manager
19 116 (1.67%) Senior Manager
20 115 (1.66%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (7.07%) .NET
2 389 (5.61%) HTML
3 287 (4.14%) XML
4 220 (3.17%) HTML5
5 216 (3.12%) Spring
6 188 (2.71%) CSS
7 187 (2.70%) WPF
8 179 (2.58%) Middleware
9 165 (2.38%) Web Services
10 142 (2.05%) FIX Protocol
11 140 (2.02%) WCF
12 136 (1.96%) Hibernate
13 124 (1.79%) jQuery
14 118 (1.70%) AngularJS
15 106 (1.53%) ASP.NET
16 95 (1.37%) J2EE
17 86 (1.24%) JMS
18 81 (1.17%) .NET Framework
19 80 (1.15%) REST
20 72 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 592 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 505 (7.29%) Derivative
3 489 (7.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 380 (5.48%) Fixed Income
5 259 (3.74%) Equities
6 241 (3.48%) Credit Risk
7 220 (3.17%) Market Risk
8 180 (2.60%) User Experience
9 160 (2.31%) Computer Science
10 118 (1.70%) Management Information System
11 116 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 104 (1.50%) SWIFT
13 96 (1.39%) Blackberry
13 96 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
13 96 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
14 94 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
15 92 (1.33%) Mathematics
16 84 (1.21%) Mainframe
17 80 (1.15%) Mobile App
18 76 (1.10%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 738 (10.65%) UNIX
2 736 (10.62%) Windows
3 677 (9.77%) Linux
4 168 (2.42%) Windows 7
5 149 (2.15%) Solaris
6 138 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 112 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 84 (1.21%) Windows XP
9 79 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 70 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 58 (0.84%) Android
12 49 (0.71%) SUSE
13 40 (0.58%) zOS
14 30 (0.43%) AIX
15 26 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.20%) HPUX
17 11 (0.16%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 5 (0.072%) Mac OS X
19 5 (0.072%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1104 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
2 732 (10.56%) Project Management
3 675 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 505 (7.29%) Business Analysis
5 384 (5.54%) Multithreading
6 358 (5.17%) TDD
7 357 (5.15%) OO
7 357 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 354 (5.11%) Risk Management
9 317 (4.57%) Migration
10 293 (4.23%) ITIL
11 288 (4.16%) Analytics
12 284 (4.10%) Low Latency
13 282 (4.07%) Data Modelling
14 281 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
15 274 (3.95%) Change Management
16 251 (3.62%) Scrum
17 243 (3.51%) Data Analysis
18 214 (3.09%) ETL
19 207 (2.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1463 (21.11%) SQL
2 1117 (16.12%) Java
3 642 (9.26%) C#
4 421 (6.08%) JavaScript
5 367 (5.30%) C++
6 291 (4.20%) Python
7 224 (3.23%) Perl
8 203 (2.93%) VBA
9 189 (2.73%) Shell Script
10 173 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 144 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 114 (1.65%) T-SQL
13 106 (1.53%) C
14 73 (1.05%) VB
15 70 (1.01%) Scala
16 51 (0.74%) VBScript
16 51 (0.74%) Ruby
17 43 (0.62%) Bash Shell
18 40 (0.58%) Korn
19 27 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 465 (6.71%) Degree
2 101 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (1.43%) PMI Certification
4 84 (1.21%) ISEB
5 81 (1.17%) CCNP
6 66 (0.95%) PMP
7 46 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 40 (0.58%) CISSP
9 33 (0.48%) CCNA
10 30 (0.43%) CCIE
11 29 (0.42%) CISM
12 25 (0.36%) CISA
13 24 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
15 18 (0.26%) ISTQB
15 18 (0.26%) MCSE
16 16 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 16 (0.23%) MBA
17 15 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (3.39%) QA
2 90 (1.30%) EMIR
3 76 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
4 55 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 48 (0.69%) Basel III
6 47 (0.68%) FATCA
7 39 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 33 (0.48%) MiFID
9 28 (0.40%) Data Quality
10 27 (0.39%) SLA
11 21 (0.30%) COBIT
12 20 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (0.20%) COREP
13 14 (0.20%) FINREP
14 13 (0.19%) CRD IV
15 12 (0.17%) Basel II
16 10 (0.14%) PCI DSS
17 7 (0.10%) GAAP
18 3 (0.043%) ISO 9000
18 3 (0.043%) Solvency II
System Software
1 191 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 72 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (0.62%) XenApp
4 41 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
5 40 (0.58%) ACF2
6 38 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
7 36 (0.52%) RACF
8 32 (0.46%) HDFS
9 31 (0.45%) vSphere
10 26 (0.38%) VMware ESX
11 25 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 23 (0.33%) Apache Flume
13 20 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 20 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (0.27%) XenDesktop
15 18 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 18 (0.26%) XenServer
16 14 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (0.20%) NFS
17 13 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 131 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 96 (1.39%) Control-M
3 62 (0.89%) SCCM
4 54 (0.78%) Tivoli
5 47 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
6 29 (0.42%) Puppet
7 25 (0.36%) Data Guard
8 23 (0.33%) SCOM
9 22 (0.32%) Oozie
10 21 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 21 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
11 20 (0.29%) Ambari
12 17 (0.25%) BladeLogic
12 17 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
13 15 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (0.19%) NetBackup
15 11 (0.16%) HP SIM
16 10 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 9 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 9 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 900 (12.99%) Oracle
2 578 (8.34%) Microsoft
3 247 (3.56%) Sybase
4 209 (3.02%) Cisco
5 184 (2.66%) IBM
6 170 (2.45%) Red Hat
7 148 (2.14%) VMware
8 147 (2.12%) Citrix
9 142 (2.05%) HP
10 106 (1.53%) SAP
11 105 (1.52%) TIBCO
12 94 (1.36%) CheckPoint
13 93 (1.34%) Bloomberg
14 90 (1.30%) F5
15 84 (1.21%) Cognos
15 84 (1.21%) Business Objects
16 82 (1.18%) Informatica
17 81 (1.17%) Juniper
18 79 (1.14%) Murex
19 72 (1.04%) Tableau
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