The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment 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
Investment Banking
England / London
Rank 54 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 753 1093 1225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.96% 5.11% 5.75%
As % of the General category 9.02% 11.25% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 845 900
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £22.48
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 - £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in London

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the London region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in London

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in London

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the London region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in London

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Investment 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 Investment 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 -8 147 £600 +9.09% 38
Canary Wharf 0 16 £575 +9.52%
Docklands, London +5 15 £588 +11.90%
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 1646 (100.00%) Banking
2 815 (49.51%) Finance
3 521 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 454 (27.58%) Java
5 397 (24.12%) SQL
6 343 (20.84%) Front Office
7 224 (13.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 207 (12.58%) Linux
9 205 (12.45%) JavaScript
10 181 (11.00%) Unix
11 180 (10.94%) HTML
12 179 (10.87%) Derivative
13 175 (10.63%) Equities
14 174 (10.57%) Oracle
14 174 (10.57%) TDD
15 172 (10.45%) C#
16 170 (10.33%) Multithreading
17 169 (10.27%) Python
18 154 (9.36%) C++
19 151 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
20 144 (8.75%) Big Data
21 140 (8.51%) AngularJS
22 138 (8.38%) Project Management
23 134 (8.14%) HTML5
24 131 (7.96%) .NET
24 131 (7.96%) Fixed Income
25 130 (7.90%) Windows
25 130 (7.90%) Hadoop
26 128 (7.78%) Scrum
27 126 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management

Investment 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
1 104 (6.32%) Apache Spark
2 35 (2.13%) Apache
3 31 (1.88%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
5 15 (0.91%) Confluence
6 12 (0.73%) IIS
7 11 (0.67%) Apache Pig
7 11 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.61%) SAS
8 10 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 10 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.43%) DataSynapse
10 7 (0.43%) Mule
11 6 (0.36%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.36%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.24%) FileNet
Applications
1 93 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 44 (2.67%) MS Office
4 24 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.28%) MS Project
6 20 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.30%) ION MarketView
1 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.24%) Summit
2 4 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.12%) Endur
4 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
4 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.061%) Algo Collateral
5 1 (0.061%) BondVision
5 1 (0.061%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.061%) Eikon
5 1 (0.061%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.061%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.28%) GitHub
3 12 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.43%) PaaS
5 6 (0.36%) IaaS
6 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.30%) SaaS
7 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.18%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.12%) Office 365
9 1 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 16 (0.97%) Firewall
3 14 (0.85%) SAN
4 10 (0.61%) Multicast
5 9 (0.55%) LDAP
6 8 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (0.49%) DNS
7 7 (0.43%) BGP
7 7 (0.43%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.30%) DHCP
8 5 (0.30%) Internet
8 5 (0.30%) LAN
8 5 (0.30%) MPLS
9 4 (0.24%) AMQP
9 4 (0.24%) DMZ
9 4 (0.24%) HTTP
9 4 (0.24%) Network Security
9 4 (0.24%) OSPF
9 4 (0.24%) WAN
10 3 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (8.75%) Big Data
2 130 (7.90%) Hadoop
3 114 (6.93%) SQL Server
4 66 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 55 (3.34%) NoSQL
6 53 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (2.98%) Oracle Database
8 34 (2.07%) HBase
8 34 (2.07%) KDB
8 34 (2.07%) MongoDB
9 27 (1.64%) Apache Hive
9 27 (1.64%) Tick Data
10 25 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.15%) DB2
15 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (0.97%) QlikView
17 13 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 82 (4.98%) JIRA
2 44 (2.67%) Maven
3 43 (2.61%) Jenkins
4 42 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 33 (2.00%) Subversion
6 30 (1.82%) Selenium
7 26 (1.58%) JUnit
8 23 (1.40%) Mockito
8 23 (1.40%) NUnit
9 21 (1.28%) Gradle
10 20 (1.22%) Cucumber
11 18 (1.09%) TeamCity
12 13 (0.79%) Ant
12 13 (0.79%) webpack
13 12 (0.73%) HP UFT
14 11 (0.67%) Visual Studio
15 9 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (0.49%) ERwin
16 8 (0.49%) Hudson
16 8 (0.49%) Jasmine
General
1 1646 (100.00%) Banking
2 815 (49.51%) Finance
3 343 (20.84%) Front Office
4 80 (4.86%) Back Office
5 45 (2.73%) Retail
6 37 (2.25%) Financial Institution
6 37 (2.25%) Legal
7 29 (1.76%) Retail Banking
8 28 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 16 (0.97%) Games
10 15 (0.91%) Marketing
10 15 (0.91%) Prime Brokerage
11 13 (0.79%) Private Banking
12 12 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
13 11 (0.67%) Publishing
14 7 (0.43%) French Language
15 4 (0.24%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.24%) Law
15 4 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 730 (44.35%) Developer
2 361 (21.93%) Analyst
3 261 (15.86%) Java Developer
4 239 (14.52%) Business Analyst
5 125 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 111 (6.74%) Project Manager
7 98 (5.95%) Banking Analyst
8 95 (5.77%) Architect
9 88 (5.35%) C# Developer
10 87 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 78 (4.74%) C++ Developer
12 74 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
13 69 (4.19%) Agile Developer
13 69 (4.19%) Python Developer
14 66 (4.01%) Scala Developer
15 64 (3.89%) .NET Developer
16 50 (3.04%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 49 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 49 (2.98%) MiFID Business Analyst
18 47 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (10.94%) HTML
2 140 (8.51%) AngularJS
3 134 (8.14%) HTML5
4 131 (7.96%) .NET
5 116 (7.05%) CSS
5 116 (7.05%) Spring
6 75 (4.56%) React
7 70 (4.25%) XML
8 65 (3.95%) Hibernate
9 60 (3.65%) Node.js
10 51 (3.10%) CSS3
11 50 (3.04%) Akka
12 49 (2.98%) FIX Protocol
13 48 (2.92%) WPF
14 46 (2.79%) REST
15 39 (2.37%) Middleware
16 37 (2.25%) Web Services
17 36 (2.19%) Kafka
18 32 (1.94%) J2SE
18 32 (1.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 224 (13.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 179 (10.87%) Derivative
3 175 (10.63%) Equities
4 151 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (7.96%) Fixed Income
6 65 (3.95%) User Experience
7 63 (3.83%) Fintech
8 55 (3.34%) Algorithms
9 50 (3.04%) Mathematics
10 49 (2.98%) Equity Derivative
11 45 (2.73%) Computer Science
12 44 (2.67%) Market Risk
13 43 (2.61%) Data Structures
14 40 (2.43%) Credit Risk
15 36 (2.19%) Reference Data
16 32 (1.94%) Economics
17 29 (1.76%) Virtual Team
18 27 (1.64%) Hedge funds
19 23 (1.40%) Data Centre
20 21 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 207 (12.58%) Linux
2 181 (11.00%) Unix
3 130 (7.90%) Windows
4 36 (2.19%) Solaris
5 33 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.91%) Android
8 13 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.24%) AIX
11 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.061%) CentOS
13 1 (0.061%) Fedora
13 1 (0.061%) SUSE
13 1 (0.061%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.061%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.061%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (10.57%) TDD
3 170 (10.33%) Multithreading
4 138 (8.38%) Project Management
5 128 (7.78%) Scrum
6 126 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 125 (7.59%) SDLC
8 121 (7.35%) Business Analysis
9 117 (7.11%) OO
10 111 (6.74%) Electronic Trading
11 107 (6.50%) Low Latency
11 107 (6.50%) Migration
12 103 (6.26%) Risk Management
13 99 (6.01%) Analytics
14 92 (5.59%) Investment Management
15 89 (5.41%) DevOps
16 80 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (4.68%) Data Modelling
18 71 (4.31%) Data Management
19 69 (4.19%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 454 (27.58%) Java
2 397 (24.12%) SQL
3 205 (12.45%) JavaScript
4 172 (10.45%) C#
5 169 (10.27%) Python
6 154 (9.36%) C++
7 108 (6.56%) Scala
8 51 (3.10%) Shell Script
9 39 (2.37%) Perl
9 39 (2.37%) VBA
10 30 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 30 (1.82%) PowerShell
11 26 (1.58%) T-SQL
12 25 (1.52%) ES6
13 21 (1.28%) C
13 21 (1.28%) TypeScript
14 20 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.15%) VB
16 18 (1.09%) Korn
16 18 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 100 (6.08%) Degree
2 45 (2.73%) PhD
3 17 (1.03%) PMP
4 15 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.79%) ISEB
6 9 (0.55%) CISSP
7 8 (0.49%) CISA
7 8 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.36%) CCIE
9 6 (0.36%) MBA
9 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.30%) CCNP
10 5 (0.30%) CISM
10 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.24%) CRISC
11 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.18%) ACCA
12 3 (0.18%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (7.41%) MiFID
2 81 (4.92%) QA
3 36 (2.19%) EMIR
4 30 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (1.40%) FATCA
6 9 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.43%) ISO20022
8 5 (0.30%) AIFMD
8 5 (0.30%) COBIT
8 5 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.24%) Basel III
9 4 (0.24%) IFRS
9 4 (0.24%) IFRS 9
9 4 (0.24%) SDET
9 4 (0.24%) SLA
10 2 (0.12%) GDPR
10 2 (0.12%) SEPA
11 1 (0.061%) Basel II
11 1 (0.061%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.061%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (2.25%) Docker
2 18 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.03%) HDFS
4 13 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.36%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.36%) NFS
6 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.24%) XenApp
8 3 (0.18%) SRDF
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.061%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.061%) vSphere
9 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (1.94%) Ansible
2 31 (1.88%) Puppet
3 23 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (0.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 6 (0.36%) Mesos
7 6 (0.36%) TeamSite
8 5 (0.30%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.30%) Nagios
8 5 (0.30%) SCCM
8 5 (0.30%) Terraform
9 4 (0.24%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.24%) Control-M
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.12%) Grafana
11 2 (0.12%) Graphite
11 2 (0.12%) Salt
11 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 174 (10.57%) Oracle
2 90 (5.47%) Microsoft
3 67 (4.07%) Sybase
4 49 (2.98%) Bloomberg
5 38 (2.31%) Reuters
6 30 (1.82%) Cisco
7 23 (1.40%) Google
7 23 (1.40%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.34%) HP
8 22 (1.34%) IBM
8 22 (1.34%) TIBCO
9 21 (1.28%) Citrix
9 21 (1.28%) Informatica
9 21 (1.28%) VMware
10 19 (1.15%) Fidessa
11 18 (1.09%) Adobe
11 18 (1.09%) Splunk
12 17 (1.03%) Murex
13 14 (0.85%) Cognos
14 13 (0.79%) Solace
London
SidTech Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloudstream
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £565 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £200 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £601 - £725 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £525.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £900.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £275 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £640 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £640 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £275 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago