The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 3782 4398 6099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.28% 20.01% 21.77%
As % of the General category 33.16% 39.16% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2878 3350 4492
Average daily rate £500 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £380 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 41
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £48.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -34.00%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11404 11230 14889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.07% 51.09% 53.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8017 7992 10082
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 £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 126 242
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £21.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Banking
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 1387 £500 - 419
Docklands, London -1 65 £505 +1.00% 6
Canary Wharf -6 19 £588 +2.17%
Bromley +5 7 £525 +31.25%
Romford - 5 £550 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames -8 2 £375 +8.69%
Croydon -13 2 £550 +33.33%
Surbiton +1 1 £425 +70.00%
Paddington 0 1 - -
Uxbridge -4 1 £263 -52.27% 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3604 (48.09%) Finance
2 3350 (44.70%) Investment Banking
3 1637 (21.84%) SQL
4 1067 (14.24%) Front Office
5 1028 (13.72%) Oracle
6 1020 (13.61%) Java
7 856 (11.42%) Project Management
8 802 (10.70%) Windows
9 765 (10.21%) C#
10 689 (9.19%) SQL Server
11 678 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 674 (8.99%) Derivative
13 652 (8.70%) UNIX
14 617 (8.23%) Retail
15 590 (7.87%) Microsoft
16 586 (7.82%) Business Analysis
17 567 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
18 559 (7.46%) Linux
19 541 (7.22%) .NET
20 495 (6.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 447 (5.96%) MS Excel
22 419 (5.59%) Degree
23 405 (5.40%) Fixed Income
24 402 (5.36%) Retail Banking
25 369 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
26 367 (4.90%) Risk Management
27 360 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
28 349 (4.66%) Data Modelling
29 345 (4.60%) HTML
29 345 (4.60%) C++

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 197 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 142 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 82 (1.09%) WebLogic
4 71 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
5 70 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 66 (0.88%) Apache
7 64 (0.85%) IBM Notes
8 62 (0.83%) SAS
9 60 (0.80%) MS Exchange
10 55 (0.73%) CMS
11 50 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 50 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 42 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
12 42 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
12 42 (0.56%) IIS
13 38 (0.51%) Lync
14 37 (0.49%) WebSphere Process Server
15 32 (0.43%) FileNet
15 32 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
16 28 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 447 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 309 (4.12%) MS Office
3 227 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 154 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 140 (1.87%) MS Project
6 34 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 25 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.16%) RoboHelp
10 9 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.080%) Open Workbench
11 6 (0.080%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.080%) SPSS
12 5 (0.067%) Mingle
13 3 (0.040%) InDesign
14 2 (0.027%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.013%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.013%) Casewise Modeler
15 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 42 (0.56%) RMDS
2 39 (0.52%) Markit EDM
3 30 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 28 (0.37%) Temenos T24
5 25 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
5 25 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 24 (0.32%) Eikon
7 21 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 15 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 15 (0.20%) Summit
9 13 (0.17%) Global One
9 13 (0.17%) Loan IQ
9 13 (0.17%) ION MarketView
10 12 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (0.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 11 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
11 11 (0.15%) SAP FI
12 10 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
12 10 (0.13%) SAP CO
12 10 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.17%) SaaS
2 6 (0.080%) Taleo
3 4 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.040%) Office 365
4 3 (0.040%) GitHub
5 2 (0.027%) IaaS
6 1 (0.013%) PaaS
6 1 (0.013%) Force.com
6 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 150 (2.00%) Internet
2 138 (1.84%) Firewall
3 106 (1.41%) SAN
4 100 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 83 (1.11%) Network Security
6 68 (0.91%) WAN
7 62 (0.83%) DNS
8 58 (0.77%) LAN
9 54 (0.72%) HTTP
10 49 (0.65%) VoIP
10 49 (0.65%) NAS
11 46 (0.61%) Intranet
12 44 (0.59%) VPN
13 42 (0.56%) Multicast
14 38 (0.51%) LDAP
15 37 (0.49%) BGP
16 32 (0.43%) FTP
16 32 (0.43%) MPLS
17 29 (0.39%) EIGRP
18 26 (0.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 689 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 369 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
3 254 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 218 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 218 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 217 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 155 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 123 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 112 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 106 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 105 (1.40%) DB2
11 95 (1.27%) QlikView
12 89 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 76 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 71 (0.95%) Data Mining
15 66 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
16 65 (0.87%) MS Access
17 44 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
18 36 (0.48%) OLAP
19 35 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 147 (1.96%) Maven
2 142 (1.89%) JIRA
3 114 (1.52%) Subversion
4 94 (1.25%) JUnit
5 88 (1.17%) Ant
6 82 (1.09%) Selenium
7 60 (0.80%) TeamCity
8 56 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 50 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 49 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 49 (0.65%) Git (software)
11 46 (0.61%) Visual Studio
12 45 (0.60%) Hudson
13 39 (0.52%) LoadRunner
14 36 (0.48%) CruiseControl
14 36 (0.48%) Mockito
15 35 (0.47%) ClearCase
15 35 (0.47%) Cucumber
16 34 (0.45%) WebDriver
17 32 (0.43%) Axure RP
General
1 3604 (48.09%) Finance
2 3350 (44.70%) Investment Banking
3 1067 (14.24%) Front Office
4 617 (8.23%) Retail
5 402 (5.36%) Retail Banking
6 341 (4.55%) Back Office
7 289 (3.86%) Legal
8 241 (3.22%) Financial Institution
9 154 (2.05%) Telecoms
10 117 (1.56%) Law
11 89 (1.19%) Marketing
12 79 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
13 70 (0.93%) Private Banking
14 62 (0.83%) Advertising
15 50 (0.67%) General Ledger
16 39 (0.52%) German Language
17 38 (0.51%) International Banking
18 29 (0.39%) Publishing
19 25 (0.33%) Billing
19 25 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2102 (28.05%) Analyst
2 1854 (24.74%) Developer
3 1226 (16.36%) Business Analyst
4 876 (11.69%) Project Manager
5 462 (6.16%) Architect
6 388 (5.18%) Java Developer
7 345 (4.60%) Banking Business Analyst
8 337 (4.50%) C# Developer
9 259 (3.46%) Consultant
10 220 (2.94%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 205 (2.74%) Senior Developer
12 168 (2.24%) .NET Developer
13 167 (2.23%) C++ Developer
14 162 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
15 154 (2.05%) Test Manager
16 153 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
17 150 (2.00%) Support Analyst
18 149 (1.99%) Programme Manager
19 143 (1.91%) Data Analyst
20 141 (1.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (7.22%) .NET
2 345 (4.60%) HTML
3 302 (4.03%) XML
4 244 (3.26%) Spring
5 226 (3.02%) WPF
6 188 (2.51%) Web Services
7 170 (2.27%) ASP.NET
8 163 (2.18%) CSS
9 155 (2.07%) HTML5
10 153 (2.04%) WCF
11 149 (1.99%) JMS
12 137 (1.83%) Hibernate
13 136 (1.81%) Middleware
14 123 (1.64%) J2EE
15 113 (1.51%) jQuery
16 101 (1.35%) SOAP
17 78 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
18 67 (0.89%) REST
19 63 (0.84%) .NET Framework
20 58 (0.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 674 (8.99%) Derivative
2 495 (6.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 405 (5.40%) Fixed Income
4 314 (4.19%) Credit Risk
5 309 (4.12%) Equities
6 200 (2.67%) Market Risk
7 146 (1.95%) Reference Data
8 136 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 134 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 121 (1.61%) Computer Science
11 118 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
12 112 (1.49%) Blackberry
13 107 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
13 107 (1.43%) Online Banking
14 104 (1.39%) Hedge funds
15 99 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
16 86 (1.15%) Mathematics
17 80 (1.07%) SWIFT
18 79 (1.05%) PMI
19 74 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 802 (10.70%) Windows
2 652 (8.70%) UNIX
3 559 (7.46%) Linux
4 240 (3.20%) Windows 7
5 199 (2.66%) Solaris
6 106 (1.41%) Windows XP
7 77 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 75 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (0.80%) Android
10 55 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 53 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 48 (0.64%) AIX
13 19 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.21%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.16%) zOS
16 10 (0.13%) VMS
17 9 (0.12%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.11%) Windows Phone
19 6 (0.080%) Windows 2000 Server
19 6 (0.080%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (11.42%) Project Management
2 678 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 586 (7.82%) Business Analysis
4 567 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
5 367 (4.90%) Risk Management
6 360 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 349 (4.66%) Data Modelling
8 327 (4.36%) ITIL
9 324 (4.32%) TDD
10 312 (4.16%) Migration
11 308 (4.11%) Change Management
12 293 (3.91%) PRINCE2
13 283 (3.78%) Asset Management
13 283 (3.78%) Data Analysis
14 281 (3.75%) Scrum
15 278 (3.71%) Multithreading
16 234 (3.12%) Analytics
17 212 (2.83%) Business Intelligence
18 205 (2.74%) ETL
19 202 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1637 (21.84%) SQL
2 1020 (13.61%) Java
3 765 (10.21%) C#
4 345 (4.60%) C++
5 291 (3.88%) JavaScript
6 236 (3.15%) Perl
7 195 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 192 (2.56%) Python
9 188 (2.51%) VBA
10 141 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 133 (1.77%) C
12 130 (1.73%) Shell Script
13 81 (1.08%) Scala
14 75 (1.00%) VB
15 69 (0.92%) PowerShell
16 65 (0.87%) VBScript
17 37 (0.49%) Bash Shell
18 36 (0.48%) Ruby
19 33 (0.44%) Objective-C
20 23 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 419 (5.59%) Degree
2 136 (1.81%) PMI Certification
3 118 (1.57%) ISEB
4 89 (1.19%) CISSP
5 78 (1.04%) PMP
6 76 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 59 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 57 (0.76%) CCNP
10 56 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 47 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (0.63%) CISM
12 39 (0.52%) CISA
13 34 (0.45%) CIMA
13 34 (0.45%) ACCA
14 30 (0.40%) CCIE
15 29 (0.39%) CCNA
16 19 (0.25%) GIAC
17 16 (0.21%) MCP
18 13 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (4.27%) QA
2 174 (2.32%) EMIR
3 144 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
4 82 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 78 (1.04%) Basel III
6 56 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 48 (0.64%) MiFID
8 44 (0.59%) SLA
8 44 (0.59%) FATCA
9 36 (0.48%) CRD IV
10 35 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 29 (0.39%) COREP
12 24 (0.32%) FINREP
13 16 (0.21%) PCI DSS
14 14 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 13 (0.17%) COBIT
15 13 (0.17%) Basel II
16 12 (0.16%) WAI
17 9 (0.12%) GAAP
18 2 (0.027%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 255 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 73 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (0.65%) XenApp
4 32 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 30 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 27 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 20 (0.27%) Veritas File System
9 19 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 18 (0.24%) vSphere
10 18 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.21%) NFS
11 16 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.15%) Hyper-V
13 9 (0.12%) SRDF
13 9 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
14 8 (0.11%) Cronacle
15 6 (0.080%) RACF
16 4 (0.053%) Apache Flume
16 4 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 136 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
2 88 (1.17%) Tivoli
3 70 (0.93%) SCCM
4 51 (0.68%) Control-M
5 31 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 31 (0.41%) Puppet
6 29 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 26 (0.35%) NetBackup
8 20 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
9 17 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 17 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 16 (0.21%) Data Guard
10 16 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 15 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
13 13 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 13 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
14 12 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
14 12 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
15 10 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1028 (13.72%) Oracle
2 590 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 285 (3.80%) Sybase
4 174 (2.32%) HP
5 151 (2.01%) IBM
6 146 (1.95%) Citrix
7 145 (1.93%) Cisco
8 128 (1.71%) Bloomberg
9 121 (1.61%) Reuters
10 113 (1.51%) TIBCO
11 112 (1.49%) VMware
12 108 (1.44%) Business Objects
13 104 (1.39%) Cognos
14 103 (1.37%) SAP
15 96 (1.28%) Murex
16 90 (1.20%) Red Hat
17 88 (1.17%) CheckPoint
17 88 (1.17%) Informatica
18 73 (0.97%) EMC
19 68 (0.91%) Fidessa
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