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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
England / London
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 2431 2978 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 13.92% 14.41%
As % of the General category 29.11% 30.66% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1736 2089 2257
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 £388 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.00 £24.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.68% +31.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £24.83 £18.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £79.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £12.50 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +19.73%

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
8350 9713 9688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.87% 45.40% 45.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5924 6859 6976
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 110 97
Median hourly rate £28.44 £26.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

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 19 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 0 478 £550 +4.76% 105
Canary Wharf 0 45 £575 +15.00%
Docklands, London +2 20 £550 -
Wimbledon +1 9 £550 +22.22% 1
Bromley +8 5 £488 +14.70% 1
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £158 -
Uxbridge +4 1 - - 1
Croydon -2 1 £225 - 1
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 2858 (55.58%) Finance
2 1646 (32.01%) Investment Banking
3 1490 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
4 1090 (21.20%) Java
5 1054 (20.50%) SQL
6 571 (11.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 534 (10.39%) Front Office
8 529 (10.29%) JavaScript
9 517 (10.05%) Linux
10 484 (9.41%) HTML
11 468 (9.10%) C#
12 467 (9.08%) Unix
13 464 (9.02%) Oracle
14 460 (8.95%) Scrum
15 456 (8.87%) SQL Server
16 455 (8.85%) Project Management
17 445 (8.65%) Windows
18 423 (8.23%) Retail
19 420 (8.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 415 (8.07%) Microsoft
21 413 (8.03%) TDD
22 409 (7.95%) .NET
22 409 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
23 399 (7.76%) DevOps
24 379 (7.37%) AngularJS
25 372 (7.23%) Big Data
26 366 (7.12%) Python
27 353 (6.87%) HTML5
28 340 (6.61%) Degree
29 335 (6.51%) CSS

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
1 209 (4.06%) Apache Spark
2 122 (2.37%) WebSphere
3 104 (2.02%) Confluence
3 104 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 83 (1.61%) Apache
5 65 (1.26%) IIS
5 65 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 52 (1.01%) SAS
7 51 (0.99%) Apache Pig
8 45 (0.88%) JBoss
9 42 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
10 37 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 30 (0.58%) MS Exchange
11 30 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 28 (0.54%) CMS
13 25 (0.49%) Mule
14 24 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 21 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
16 20 (0.39%) DataSynapse
16 20 (0.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 284 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 165 (3.21%) MS Office
3 140 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 66 (1.28%) MS Project
6 37 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 35 (0.68%) Photoshop
8 26 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 24 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
11 8 (0.16%) Flinto
12 4 (0.078%) InDesign
12 4 (0.078%) SPSS
13 3 (0.058%) HipChat
14 2 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.039%) CINEMA 4D
14 2 (0.039%) FrameMaker
14 2 (0.039%) InVision
15 1 (0.019%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 38 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 22 (0.43%) Temenos T24
4 18 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 18 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (0.33%) Eikon
5 17 (0.33%) Loan IQ
6 10 (0.19%) ION MarketView
6 10 (0.19%) Summit
7 9 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
9 7 (0.14%) Endur
9 7 (0.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 7 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
10 6 (0.12%) HFM
11 5 (0.097%) Adaptiv
11 5 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.078%) Misys Equation
12 4 (0.078%) RMDS
12 4 (0.078%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 139 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (1.11%) GitHub
4 43 (0.84%) PaaS
5 23 (0.45%) IaaS
6 22 (0.43%) SaaS
7 15 (0.29%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.18%) Bluemix
10 9 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
10 9 (0.18%) Office 365
11 7 (0.14%) CloudBees
12 6 (0.12%) Datadog
13 5 (0.097%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.058%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.058%) AdWords
15 3 (0.058%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 103 (2.00%) Firewall
2 86 (1.67%) Internet
3 83 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 64 (1.24%) SAN
5 48 (0.93%) Network Security
6 47 (0.91%) LAN
7 43 (0.84%) WAN
8 41 (0.80%) DNS
9 30 (0.58%) HTTP
10 28 (0.54%) DHCP
11 25 (0.49%) LDAP
11 25 (0.49%) Multicast
12 24 (0.47%) SSL
13 23 (0.45%) VPN
14 21 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (0.41%) Wireless
15 20 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (0.39%) Intranet
16 19 (0.37%) MPLS
16 19 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 372 (7.23%) Big Data
3 310 (6.03%) Hadoop
4 178 (3.46%) Relational Database
5 160 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
6 118 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 115 (2.24%) NoSQL
7 115 (2.24%) Oracle Database
8 105 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 100 (1.94%) Apache Hive
10 82 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 81 (1.58%) HBase
12 77 (1.50%) DB2
13 74 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 73 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 69 (1.34%) QlikView
16 68 (1.32%) RDBMS
17 64 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 60 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
19 48 (0.93%) KDB
Development Applications
1 288 (5.60%) JIRA
2 262 (5.10%) Jenkins
3 209 (4.06%) Git (software)
4 181 (3.52%) Maven
5 130 (2.53%) Selenium
6 114 (2.22%) JUnit
7 104 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 92 (1.79%) Subversion
9 75 (1.46%) Cucumber
10 73 (1.42%) Gradle
11 66 (1.28%) Hudson
12 60 (1.17%) Ant
13 52 (1.01%) Mockito
14 51 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 49 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
16 39 (0.76%) NUnit
17 38 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 36 (0.70%) HP UFT
19 31 (0.60%) gulp
19 31 (0.60%) webpack
General
1 2858 (55.58%) Finance
2 1646 (32.01%) Investment Banking
3 534 (10.39%) Front Office
4 423 (8.23%) Retail
5 265 (5.15%) Retail Banking
6 165 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 164 (3.19%) Back Office
8 136 (2.64%) Legal
9 89 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 84 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
11 62 (1.21%) Marketing
12 43 (0.84%) Games
12 43 (0.84%) Private Banking
13 37 (0.72%) Advertising
13 37 (0.72%) Law
14 28 (0.54%) International Banking
15 27 (0.53%) General Ledger
16 25 (0.49%) French Language
17 22 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
18 20 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1695 (32.96%) Developer
2 1096 (21.31%) Analyst
3 642 (12.49%) Business Analyst
4 528 (10.27%) Java Developer
5 427 (8.30%) Architect
6 331 (6.44%) Project Manager
7 309 (6.01%) Banking Analyst
8 284 (5.52%) Senior Developer
9 225 (4.38%) C# Developer
10 183 (3.56%) Consultant
11 170 (3.31%) .NET Developer
12 158 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
12 158 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
13 144 (2.80%) SQL Developer
14 134 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
15 122 (2.37%) C# .NET Developer
16 116 (2.26%) C++ Developer
17 114 (2.22%) Test Analyst
18 110 (2.14%) Agile Developer
19 109 (2.12%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (9.41%) HTML
2 409 (7.95%) .NET
3 379 (7.37%) AngularJS
4 353 (6.87%) HTML5
5 335 (6.51%) CSS
6 302 (5.87%) Spring
7 220 (4.28%) Web Services
8 210 (4.08%) REST
8 210 (4.08%) XML
9 200 (3.89%) CSS3
10 185 (3.60%) React
11 184 (3.58%) Node.js
12 151 (2.94%) SOAP
13 143 (2.78%) Hibernate
14 138 (2.68%) jQuery
15 137 (2.66%) JSON
16 133 (2.59%) Middleware
17 103 (2.00%) J2EE
18 98 (1.91%) WPF
19 93 (1.81%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 420 (8.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 409 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 301 (5.85%) Derivative
4 258 (5.02%) User Experience
5 256 (4.98%) Equities
6 244 (4.75%) Fixed Income
7 151 (2.94%) Fintech
8 147 (2.86%) Computer Science
9 122 (2.37%) Credit Risk
10 112 (2.18%) Market Risk
11 105 (2.04%) Data Centre
12 100 (1.94%) Management Information System
13 96 (1.87%) Virtual Team
14 95 (1.85%) Visualisation
15 90 (1.75%) SWIFT
16 89 (1.73%) Algorithms
17 86 (1.67%) Mathematics
18 80 (1.56%) Mobile App
19 73 (1.42%) Data Structures
20 70 (1.36%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 517 (10.05%) Linux
2 467 (9.08%) Unix
3 445 (8.65%) Windows
4 132 (2.57%) Windows Server
5 77 (1.50%) Solaris
6 74 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 67 (1.30%) Android
8 59 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 50 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 46 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.21%) zOS
15 9 (0.18%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.16%) OpenVMS
16 8 (0.16%) SUSE
17 7 (0.14%) AIX
18 4 (0.078%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1490 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
2 571 (11.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 460 (8.95%) Scrum
4 455 (8.85%) Project Management
5 413 (8.03%) TDD
6 399 (7.76%) DevOps
7 305 (5.93%) Business Analysis
8 289 (5.62%) Change Management
9 270 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
10 258 (5.02%) SDLC
11 252 (4.90%) Analytics
12 250 (4.86%) Multithreading
12 250 (4.86%) OO
13 247 (4.80%) Migration
14 234 (4.55%) Risk Management
15 217 (4.22%) Data Modelling
16 192 (3.73%) Electronic Trading
17 188 (3.66%) BDD
18 174 (3.38%) Low Latency
19 173 (3.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1090 (21.20%) Java
2 1054 (20.50%) SQL
3 529 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 468 (9.10%) C#
5 366 (7.12%) Python
6 246 (4.78%) C++
7 212 (4.12%) Scala
8 182 (3.54%) Shell Script
9 129 (2.51%) Perl
10 121 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 118 (2.29%) T-SQL
12 101 (1.96%) VBA
13 84 (1.63%) Bash Shell
14 82 (1.59%) PL/SQL
15 67 (1.30%) C
16 55 (1.07%) Ruby
17 52 (1.01%) ES6
18 50 (0.97%) Korn
19 45 (0.88%) VB
20 41 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 340 (6.61%) Degree
2 57 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (1.09%) ISEB
4 54 (1.05%) PhD
5 52 (1.01%) PMP
6 46 (0.89%) CCNP
6 46 (0.89%) PMI Certification
7 43 (0.84%) CISSP
8 30 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 26 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (0.49%) CCIE
11 22 (0.43%) CCNA
11 22 (0.43%) CISA
12 20 (0.39%) CISM
13 19 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 18 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (0.31%) ACCA
16 13 (0.25%) CIMA
17 12 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 11 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (4.67%) MiFID
2 206 (4.01%) QA
3 92 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 92 (1.79%) EMIR
4 59 (1.15%) FATCA
5 54 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 49 (0.95%) IFRS
7 44 (0.86%) IFRS 9
8 41 (0.80%) SLA
9 38 (0.74%) SEPA
10 23 (0.45%) Basel III
11 18 (0.35%) ISO20022
11 18 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.21%) COBIT
13 10 (0.19%) GDPR
14 9 (0.18%) SDET
15 8 (0.16%) AIFMD
16 7 (0.14%) PCI DSS
16 7 (0.14%) Solvency II
17 5 (0.097%) CRD IV
System Software
1 112 (2.18%) Docker
2 73 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 65 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (1.15%) HDFS
5 24 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 19 (0.37%) XenApp
8 18 (0.35%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.31%) NFS
9 16 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 16 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 11 (0.21%) VMware ESX
12 10 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.19%) SRDF
13 9 (0.18%) KVM
13 9 (0.18%) RACF
14 8 (0.16%) vSphere
14 8 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 155 (3.01%) Ansible
2 147 (2.86%) Puppet
3 92 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
5 34 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 33 (0.64%) SCCM
7 30 (0.58%) Tivoli
8 24 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
8 24 (0.47%) Nagios
9 22 (0.43%) Control-M
10 18 (0.35%) MOM
11 17 (0.33%) NetBackup
11 17 (0.33%) Terraform
12 14 (0.27%) Oozie
13 13 (0.25%) Grafana
14 12 (0.23%) Salt
15 11 (0.21%) OpenAM
15 11 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 10 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
16 10 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 464 (9.02%) Oracle
2 415 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 147 (2.86%) IBM
4 141 (2.74%) Sybase
5 128 (2.49%) Cisco
6 108 (2.10%) VMware
7 101 (1.96%) Bloomberg
8 89 (1.73%) Red Hat
9 85 (1.65%) Reuters
10 82 (1.59%) MuleSoft
11 81 (1.58%) Splunk
12 73 (1.42%) SAP
13 72 (1.40%) Adobe
14 70 (1.36%) Citrix
15 68 (1.32%) HP
16 54 (1.05%) Solace
17 53 (1.03%) Hortonworks
18 52 (1.01%) Atlassian
19 48 (0.93%) TIBCO
20 46 (0.89%) Cloudera
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Montash
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McGregor Boyall
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