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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 2692 3357 3434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.52% 14.32% 14.75%
As % of the General category 28.55% 30.91% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2003 2391 2612
Median daily rate £525 £500 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.42 £17.98 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.35 £71.50 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -49.68%
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
9429 10860 10452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.86% 46.33% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6903 7845 7355
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 120 131
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.27 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% +23.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £52.17 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +1 584 £525 +5.00% 138
Canary Wharf +2 50 £400 -23.80%
Bromley +8 23 £475 +11.76% 3
Docklands, London -2 12 £550 -4.34%
Uxbridge - 4 £563 - 1
Croydon -10 3 £475 -20.83%
Wimbledon - 3 £436 -
Feltham - 2 £563 -
Romford - 2 £400 -
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Hayes -6 1 £105 -
Wembley - 1 £105 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £188 -
Enfield - 1 £105 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3082 (53.97%) Finance
2 1793 (31.40%) Investment Banking
3 1306 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
4 1133 (19.84%) SQL
5 1110 (19.44%) Java
6 691 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 626 (10.96%) Project Management
8 616 (10.79%) Front Office
9 597 (10.45%) Oracle
10 533 (9.33%) JavaScript
11 521 (9.12%) C#
12 514 (9.00%) HTML
12 514 (9.00%) Retail
13 497 (8.70%) Linux
14 495 (8.67%) Unix
15 474 (8.30%) SQL Server
16 473 (8.28%) Windows
17 453 (7.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 450 (7.88%) .NET
19 423 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
20 402 (7.04%) TDD
21 398 (6.97%) Business Analysis
22 377 (6.60%) Migration
23 372 (6.51%) Derivative
24 362 (6.34%) Microsoft
25 348 (6.09%) AngularJS
26 346 (6.06%) Scrum
27 330 (5.78%) SDLC
28 321 (5.62%) HTML5
29 320 (5.60%) 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
1 109 (1.91%) Tomcat
2 107 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 101 (1.77%) WebSphere
4 90 (1.58%) Apache
5 86 (1.51%) Apache Spark
6 84 (1.47%) SAS
7 70 (1.23%) IIS
8 58 (1.02%) Jetty
9 54 (0.95%) Confluence
10 52 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
11 46 (0.81%) MS Exchange
12 37 (0.65%) CMS
13 35 (0.61%) WebLogic
14 34 (0.60%) JBoss
15 27 (0.47%) nginx
16 25 (0.44%) Skype for Business
17 20 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
18 17 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
19 16 (0.28%) Mule
19 16 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 286 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 156 (2.73%) MS Office
3 131 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 100 (1.75%) MS Project
5 64 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 28 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.070%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.053%) InDesign
12 2 (0.035%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.035%) SPSS
13 1 (0.018%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 21 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 21 (0.37%) ION MarketView
2 15 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.26%) Summit
3 11 (0.19%) Misys Equation
3 11 (0.19%) Temenos T24
4 9 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.14%) Eikon
5 8 (0.14%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 8 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
5 8 (0.14%) WebTrends
6 7 (0.12%) Finacle
6 7 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.11%) Loan IQ
7 6 (0.11%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 80 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (0.58%) GitHub
4 28 (0.49%) PaaS
5 14 (0.25%) SaaS
6 12 (0.21%) IaaS
6 12 (0.21%) Office 365
7 10 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.088%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.088%) Heroku
12 3 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.035%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.035%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.035%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.035%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.035%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 96 (1.68%) Firewall
2 95 (1.66%) SAN
3 70 (1.23%) Internet
4 66 (1.16%) WAN
5 64 (1.12%) LAN
6 55 (0.96%) DNS
7 51 (0.89%) NAS
8 46 (0.81%) Network Security
8 46 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 34 (0.60%) HTTP
10 27 (0.47%) Intranet
10 27 (0.47%) VPN
11 22 (0.39%) Multicast
12 18 (0.32%) MPLS
12 18 (0.32%) NetScaler
12 18 (0.32%) Wireless
13 17 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (0.30%) LDAP
14 15 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 474 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 183 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
3 171 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 165 (2.89%) Relational Database
5 159 (2.78%) Big Data
6 145 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 136 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 120 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 112 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 79 (1.38%) Apache Hive
11 76 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 73 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 69 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 67 (1.17%) QlikView
15 66 (1.16%) MongoDB
16 60 (1.05%) MySQL
16 60 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 52 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
18 47 (0.82%) Data Mining
19 42 (0.74%) KDB
Development Applications
1 188 (3.29%) JIRA
2 175 (3.06%) Maven
3 159 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 130 (2.28%) Jenkins
5 129 (2.26%) Subversion
6 117 (2.05%) Selenium
7 92 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 83 (1.45%) JUnit
9 68 (1.19%) Cucumber
10 54 (0.95%) Eclipse
10 54 (0.95%) IntelliJ
11 52 (0.91%) SoapUI
12 51 (0.89%) SpecFlow
13 49 (0.86%) Ant
14 36 (0.63%) HP UFT
15 31 (0.54%) Grunt
16 28 (0.49%) Visual Studio
17 25 (0.44%) Mockito
18 24 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 23 (0.40%) gulp
General
1 3082 (53.97%) Finance
2 1793 (31.40%) Investment Banking
3 616 (10.79%) Front Office
4 514 (9.00%) Retail
5 315 (5.52%) Retail Banking
6 182 (3.19%) Back Office
7 171 (2.99%) Financial Institution
8 129 (2.26%) Legal
9 92 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 76 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
11 68 (1.19%) Marketing
12 42 (0.74%) Private Banking
13 40 (0.70%) International Banking
14 33 (0.58%) Law
15 30 (0.53%) Publishing
16 26 (0.46%) General Ledger
17 19 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
18 18 (0.32%) Billing
18 18 (0.32%) Games
19 14 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1555 (27.23%) Developer
2 1358 (23.78%) Analyst
3 777 (13.61%) Business Analyst
4 578 (10.12%) Project Manager
5 526 (9.21%) Java Developer
6 485 (8.49%) Banking Analyst
7 364 (6.37%) Architect
8 286 (5.01%) Senior Developer
9 225 (3.94%) C# Developer
10 222 (3.89%) Consultant
11 209 (3.66%) SQL Developer
12 203 (3.55%) Banking Business Analyst
13 159 (2.78%) Banking Project Manager
14 158 (2.77%) Test Analyst
15 146 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
16 142 (2.49%) JavaScript Developer
17 141 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
18 139 (2.43%) .NET Developer
18 139 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
19 120 (2.10%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (9.00%) HTML
2 450 (7.88%) .NET
3 348 (6.09%) AngularJS
4 321 (5.62%) HTML5
5 320 (5.60%) CSS
6 270 (4.73%) Spring
7 232 (4.06%) XML
8 229 (4.01%) REST
9 217 (3.80%) Web Services
10 197 (3.45%) CSS3
11 138 (2.42%) ASP.NET
12 130 (2.28%) SOAP
13 102 (1.79%) Hibernate
14 101 (1.77%) WPF
15 99 (1.73%) Node.js
16 88 (1.54%) .NET Framework
17 87 (1.52%) Middleware
18 86 (1.51%) jQuery
19 83 (1.45%) JMS
20 81 (1.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 453 (7.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 423 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 372 (6.51%) Derivative
4 277 (4.85%) Equities
5 269 (4.71%) Fixed Income
6 251 (4.40%) User Experience
7 172 (3.01%) Credit Risk
8 136 (2.38%) Market Risk
9 123 (2.15%) Data Centre
10 120 (2.10%) Mobile App
11 89 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 87 (1.52%) Computer Science
13 81 (1.42%) Mathematics
14 70 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
15 67 (1.17%) PMI
16 64 (1.12%) Mainframe
17 62 (1.09%) Visualisation
18 61 (1.07%) Reference Data
19 59 (1.03%) Fintech
20 58 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 497 (8.70%) Linux
2 495 (8.67%) Unix
3 473 (8.28%) Windows
4 151 (2.64%) Windows Server
5 121 (2.12%) Solaris
6 111 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 58 (1.02%) Android
8 56 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (0.96%) AIX
10 52 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 47 (0.82%) Windows 7
12 46 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 16 (0.28%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.16%) VMS
15 9 (0.16%) zOS
16 8 (0.14%) SUSE
16 8 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1306 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
2 691 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 626 (10.96%) Project Management
4 402 (7.04%) TDD
5 398 (6.97%) Business Analysis
6 377 (6.60%) Migration
7 346 (6.06%) Scrum
8 330 (5.78%) SDLC
9 281 (4.92%) Risk Management
10 246 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 224 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
11 224 (3.92%) DevOps
12 215 (3.76%) Change Management
13 209 (3.66%) ITIL
13 209 (3.66%) OO
14 208 (3.64%) Data Modelling
15 206 (3.61%) PRINCE2
16 202 (3.54%) Analytics
16 202 (3.54%) BDD
17 192 (3.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1133 (19.84%) SQL
2 1110 (19.44%) Java
3 533 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 521 (9.12%) C#
5 279 (4.89%) Python
6 185 (3.24%) Perl
7 162 (2.84%) C++
8 140 (2.45%) VBA
9 132 (2.31%) PowerShell
10 125 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 118 (2.07%) Shell Script
12 111 (1.94%) Scala
13 107 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 80 (1.40%) Ruby
15 76 (1.33%) C
16 73 (1.28%) Bash Shell
17 49 (0.86%) VB
18 41 (0.72%) VB.NET
19 29 (0.51%) R
20 24 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 267 (4.68%) Degree
2 117 (2.05%) PMI Certification
3 92 (1.61%) PMP
4 57 (1.00%) ISEB
5 44 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (0.77%) CISSP
6 41 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 34 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 29 (0.51%) CCNP
9 26 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (0.37%) CCIE
11 18 (0.32%) MCSE
12 17 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 16 (0.28%) Security Cleared
14 15 (0.26%) CCNA
14 15 (0.26%) PhD
15 14 (0.25%) AWS Certification
15 14 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (0.23%) RHCE
16 13 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (3.57%) QA
2 128 (2.24%) MiFID
3 94 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 61 (1.07%) EMIR
5 57 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 53 (0.93%) SEPA
7 47 (0.82%) FATCA
8 45 (0.79%) SLA
9 26 (0.46%) Basel III
10 25 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 19 (0.33%) COBIT
12 18 (0.32%) ISO20022
13 16 (0.28%) Basel II
14 12 (0.21%) AIFMD
14 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (0.18%) COREP
15 10 (0.18%) CRD IV
16 7 (0.12%) IAS 39
17 6 (0.11%) PCI DSS
18 5 (0.088%) UCITS
System Software
1 127 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 100 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 29 (0.51%) Docker
5 28 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 24 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 23 (0.40%) vSphere
8 22 (0.39%) XenApp
9 21 (0.37%) KVM
10 19 (0.33%) HDFS
10 19 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 19 (0.33%) Xen
11 18 (0.32%) VMware ESX
12 17 (0.30%) NFS
13 16 (0.28%) RACF
14 15 (0.26%) SRDF
15 13 (0.23%) XenDesktop
16 8 (0.14%) Sendmail
17 7 (0.12%) ACF2
17 7 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 135 (2.36%) Puppet
2 77 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
4 54 (0.95%) Nagios
5 53 (0.93%) Ansible
6 50 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
7 40 (0.70%) SCCM
8 39 (0.68%) Control-M
9 22 (0.39%) SCOM
9 22 (0.39%) zSecure
10 16 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 14 (0.25%) HP SIM
12 13 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 13 (0.23%) NetBackup
13 12 (0.21%) EdgeSight
14 11 (0.19%) BladeLogic
14 11 (0.19%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.12%) logstash
15 7 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 597 (10.45%) Oracle
2 362 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 171 (2.99%) IBM
4 137 (2.40%) VMware
5 136 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 136 (2.38%) Sybase
6 122 (2.14%) HP
7 113 (1.98%) Cisco
8 112 (1.96%) Murex
9 85 (1.49%) Citrix
10 68 (1.19%) Bloomberg
11 58 (1.02%) EMC
11 58 (1.02%) SAP
12 54 (0.95%) Veritas
13 51 (0.89%) Adobe
13 51 (0.89%) Reuters
14 50 (0.88%) TIBCO
15 49 (0.86%) Splunk
16 42 (0.74%) Atlassian
17 38 (0.67%) ION Trading
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City, London
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