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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 29 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1244 1775 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.92% 8.11% 8.94%
As % of the General category 12.95% 16.67% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 1390 1331
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £407 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £80.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.62% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.75
Investment 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
9608 10646 9371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.74% 48.62% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6929 7528 6560
Average daily rate £475 £500 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 164 168
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £70.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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
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 Investment Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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 -15 300 £525 -4.54% 77
Docklands, London +1 22 £523 -0.47% 8
Canary Wharf -12 6 £550 +4.76%
Bromley -6 1 - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 2830 (100.00%) Banking
2 1127 (39.82%) Finance
3 720 (25.44%) SQL
4 627 (22.16%) Front Office
5 577 (20.39%) Java
6 534 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
7 406 (14.35%) Oracle
8 342 (12.08%) Derivative
9 339 (11.98%) UNIX
10 324 (11.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 318 (11.24%) C#
12 312 (11.02%) Linux
13 273 (9.65%) Windows
14 270 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
15 251 (8.87%) Project Management
16 247 (8.73%) Business Analysis
17 240 (8.48%) Degree
17 240 (8.48%) C++
18 239 (8.45%) OO
19 225 (7.95%) .NET
20 220 (7.77%) SQL Server
20 220 (7.77%) Fixed Income
21 218 (7.70%) Multithreading
22 217 (7.67%) Microsoft
23 207 (7.31%) Risk Management
24 202 (7.14%) TDD
25 198 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
26 197 (6.96%) Python
27 186 (6.57%) MS Excel
28 181 (6.40%) JavaScript

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 79 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.24%) Tomcat
3 30 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 26 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
5 22 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 21 (0.74%) Node.js
7 20 (0.71%) Apache
8 18 (0.64%) JBoss
9 16 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
9 16 (0.57%) IIS
10 13 (0.46%) MS Exchange
10 13 (0.46%) SAS
11 12 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.39%) Confluence
12 11 (0.39%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
13 10 (0.35%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 186 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 124 (4.38%) MS Office
3 92 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.45%) MS Project
6 16 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.18%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.035%) SPSS
9 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.035%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 29 (1.02%) ION MarketView
2 16 (0.57%) Summit
3 11 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
3 11 (0.39%) RMDS
4 10 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.28%) assyst
6 6 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
7 5 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
7 5 (0.18%) Global One
7 5 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
8 4 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.14%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.071%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.071%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.071%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.18%) Office 365
3 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.14%) Force.com
4 3 (0.11%) SaaS
5 1 (0.035%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.035%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.76%) Firewall
2 42 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 41 (1.45%) LAN
4 40 (1.41%) Multicast
5 34 (1.20%) BGP
6 33 (1.17%) Internet
7 32 (1.13%) WAN
8 31 (1.10%) MPLS
9 28 (0.99%) EIGRP
10 24 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (0.81%) SAN
12 20 (0.71%) OSPF
13 19 (0.67%) Wireless
14 18 (0.64%) DNS
15 17 (0.60%) VPN
16 16 (0.57%) Network Security
17 15 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (0.46%) LDAP
19 11 (0.39%) SSL
19 11 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 157 (5.55%) Relational Database
3 89 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
4 86 (3.04%) Big Data
5 81 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 51 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 50 (1.77%) RDBMS
8 44 (1.55%) QlikView
9 39 (1.38%) DB2
10 36 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 26 (0.92%) Data Mining
13 26 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 24 (0.85%) Sybase ASE
15 22 (0.78%) MongoDB
15 22 (0.78%) NoSQL
16 16 (0.57%) KDB
17 15 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 68 (2.40%) JIRA
2 58 (2.05%) TeamCity
3 54 (1.91%) Maven
4 50 (1.77%) JUnit
5 47 (1.66%) Subversion
6 38 (1.34%) Git (software)
7 35 (1.24%) Ant
8 29 (1.02%) CruiseControl
9 27 (0.95%) jMock
10 26 (0.92%) Selenium
11 22 (0.78%) NUnit
12 20 (0.71%) Eclipse
12 20 (0.71%) Grunt
12 20 (0.71%) WebDriver
13 18 (0.64%) Visual Studio
14 15 (0.53%) Jasmine
15 14 (0.49%) Bower
15 14 (0.49%) Mockito
16 13 (0.46%) Cucumber
16 13 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 2830 (100.00%) Banking
2 1127 (39.82%) Finance
3 627 (22.16%) Front Office
4 117 (4.13%) Back Office
5 85 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 79 (2.79%) Legal
7 43 (1.52%) Retail
8 25 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 16 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
9 16 (0.57%) Private Banking
10 15 (0.53%) Marketing
10 15 (0.53%) Billing
11 14 (0.49%) Law
12 12 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.39%) French Language
14 8 (0.28%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.25%) Games
15 7 (0.25%) Advertising
15 7 (0.25%) Publishing
16 6 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 914 (32.30%) Developer
2 791 (27.95%) Analyst
3 480 (16.96%) Business Analyst
4 278 (9.82%) Java Developer
5 274 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 143 (5.05%) Banking Business Analyst
7 135 (4.77%) C# Developer
8 134 (4.73%) Architect
9 114 (4.03%) C++ Developer
10 99 (3.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 94 (3.32%) Senior Developer
12 85 (3.00%) Support Analyst
13 75 (2.65%) Data Analyst
14 67 (2.37%) Applications Support
15 65 (2.30%) Python Developer
15 65 (2.30%) Consultant
16 62 (2.19%) Risk Analyst
16 62 (2.19%) IT Business Analyst
17 54 (1.91%) Senior Analyst
18 52 (1.84%) Market Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (7.95%) .NET
2 154 (5.44%) HTML
3 131 (4.63%) XML
4 102 (3.60%) Spring
5 101 (3.57%) HTML5
6 97 (3.43%) WPF
7 91 (3.22%) Hibernate
8 79 (2.79%) CSS
9 77 (2.72%) AngularJS
10 73 (2.58%) Middleware
11 67 (2.37%) Web Services
12 66 (2.33%) WCF
13 65 (2.30%) FIX Protocol
14 59 (2.08%) jQuery
15 55 (1.94%) STL
16 51 (1.80%) JMS
17 50 (1.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 43 (1.52%) J2EE
18 43 (1.52%) .NET Framework
19 42 (1.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 342 (12.08%) Derivative
2 324 (11.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 270 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
4 220 (7.77%) Fixed Income
5 154 (5.44%) Equities
6 149 (5.27%) Market Risk
7 126 (4.45%) Credit Risk
8 94 (3.32%) Computer Science
9 76 (2.69%) Credit Derivative
10 73 (2.58%) Equity Derivative
11 56 (1.98%) Mathematics
12 49 (1.73%) Reference Data
13 46 (1.63%) Data Structures
14 44 (1.55%) Management Information System
15 41 (1.45%) Hedge funds
16 37 (1.31%) User Experience
17 28 (0.99%) Blackberry
18 27 (0.95%) Replication
19 26 (0.92%) Visualisation
20 25 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 339 (11.98%) UNIX
2 312 (11.02%) Linux
3 273 (9.65%) Windows
4 78 (2.76%) Solaris
5 48 (1.70%) Windows 7
6 45 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 18 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.53%) SUSE
11 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.25%) Android
12 7 (0.25%) AIX
13 5 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.071%) HPUX
15 2 (0.071%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.071%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (8.87%) Project Management
3 247 (8.73%) Business Analysis
4 239 (8.45%) OO
5 218 (7.70%) Multithreading
6 207 (7.31%) Risk Management
7 202 (7.14%) TDD
8 198 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 172 (6.08%) Low Latency
10 168 (5.94%) Data Modelling
11 163 (5.76%) Analytics
12 143 (5.05%) Data Analysis
13 139 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 116 (4.10%) Migration
15 102 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
16 98 (3.46%) Scrum
17 92 (3.25%) ITIL
18 83 (2.93%) ETL
19 78 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
20 74 (2.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 720 (25.44%) SQL
2 577 (20.39%) Java
3 318 (11.24%) C#
4 240 (8.48%) C++
5 197 (6.96%) Python
6 181 (6.40%) JavaScript
7 136 (4.81%) Perl
8 85 (3.00%) VBA
9 79 (2.79%) Shell Script
10 70 (2.47%) PL/SQL
11 49 (1.73%) C
12 44 (1.55%) PowerShell
13 33 (1.17%) Scala
13 33 (1.17%) Bash Shell
14 30 (1.06%) Korn
15 28 (0.99%) T-SQL
16 27 (0.95%) VB
17 18 (0.64%) Ruby
18 14 (0.49%) VBScript
19 11 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 240 (8.48%) Degree
2 45 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 37 (1.31%) CCNP
5 34 (1.20%) PMP
6 25 (0.88%) ISEB
7 19 (0.67%) CCIE
8 14 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (0.46%) CCNA
9 13 (0.46%) CISM
10 12 (0.42%) CISSP
11 11 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.18%) PhD
13 5 (0.18%) ACCA
13 5 (0.18%) CIMA
13 5 (0.18%) CISA
13 5 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.28%) QA
2 65 (2.30%) EMIR
3 49 (1.73%) Dodd-Frank
4 35 (1.24%) Basel III
5 34 (1.20%) FATCA
6 26 (0.92%) MiFID
7 19 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.64%) SLA
9 16 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.46%) Data Quality
11 10 (0.35%) COBIT
11 10 (0.35%) COREP
12 8 (0.28%) FINREP
13 5 (0.18%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (0.14%) Basel II
15 2 (0.071%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 58 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.60%) vSphere
4 15 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 11 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.28%) HDFS
8 7 (0.25%) XenApp
8 7 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.21%) NFS
10 5 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.14%) KVM
11 4 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
11 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.11%) RACF
12 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 63 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.10%) Control-M
3 14 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
4 11 (0.39%) Puppet
5 10 (0.35%) SCCM
5 10 (0.35%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.25%) Data Guard
6 7 (0.25%) logstash
6 7 (0.25%) Kibana
7 6 (0.21%) Oozie
8 5 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.14%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (0.14%) Ambari
10 3 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 406 (14.35%) Oracle
2 217 (7.67%) Microsoft
3 141 (4.98%) Sybase
4 80 (2.83%) IBM
5 76 (2.69%) Cisco
6 61 (2.16%) Red Hat
7 56 (1.98%) HP
8 46 (1.63%) TIBCO
9 44 (1.55%) Murex
10 42 (1.48%) VMware
11 40 (1.41%) Bloomberg
12 38 (1.34%) ION Trading
12 38 (1.34%) Business Objects
13 35 (1.24%) CheckPoint
14 33 (1.17%) F5
15 32 (1.13%) Juniper
16 30 (1.06%) Adobe
17 29 (1.02%) Tableau
17 29 (1.02%) EMC
17 29 (1.02%) SAP
London
Cititec
Rate: £120 - 160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £850 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago