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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 28 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1378 1468 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.82% 6.06% 10.13%
As % of the General category 12.45% 13.52% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1082 1843
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £12.40 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £22.10 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%
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
11068 10861 12812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.73% 44.82% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7885 7557 9045
Average daily rate £476 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 151 170
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £39.00 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 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 -1 390 £550 +3.52% 75
Docklands, London 0 34 £575 +9.52% 6
Canary Wharf +2 15 £525 -8.69%
Bromley - 6 £600 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2766 (100.00%) Banking
2 1360 (49.17%) Finance
3 733 (26.50%) SQL
4 612 (22.13%) Front Office
5 579 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
6 543 (19.63%) Java
7 449 (16.23%) C#
8 402 (14.53%) Derivative
9 320 (11.57%) .NET
10 319 (11.53%) Oracle
11 310 (11.21%) Linux
12 304 (10.99%) UNIX
13 303 (10.95%) Project Management
14 292 (10.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 285 (10.30%) Business Analysis
16 278 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
17 275 (9.94%) SQL Server
18 267 (9.65%) Fixed Income
19 261 (9.44%) C++
20 239 (8.64%) SDLC
21 234 (8.46%) Risk Management
22 231 (8.35%) Equities
23 228 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
24 210 (7.59%) Python
25 209 (7.56%) JavaScript
26 208 (7.52%) TDD
27 199 (7.19%) Windows
28 198 (7.16%) Degree
29 197 (7.12%) Microsoft
30 190 (6.87%) HTML

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 70 (2.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 40 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.23%) Apache Spark
4 29 (1.05%) Apache
5 23 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 23 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 23 (0.83%) Node.js
6 16 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 16 (0.58%) IIS
7 13 (0.47%) JBoss
7 13 (0.47%) SAS
8 10 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (0.33%) MQSeries
9 9 (0.33%) GemFire
10 8 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.29%) Lync
11 7 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 185 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 121 (4.37%) MS Office
3 82 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 81 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (1.66%) MS Project
6 14 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.072%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.072%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.036%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (0.61%) Summit
2 9 (0.33%) ION MarketView
2 9 (0.33%) ACBS
3 7 (0.25%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.18%) RMDS
5 4 (0.14%) assyst
5 4 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.14%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.14%) Algo Collateral
5 4 (0.14%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
5 4 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
6 3 (0.11%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.11%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.11%) Eikon
6 3 (0.11%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.22%) PaaS
3 3 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.11%) SaaS
4 2 (0.072%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.072%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.036%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.036%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.21%) TCP/IP
1 61 (2.21%) Firewall
2 30 (1.08%) Internet
3 27 (0.98%) Multicast
4 23 (0.83%) SAN
5 21 (0.76%) VPN
6 18 (0.65%) DNS
6 18 (0.65%) WAN
7 17 (0.61%) LAN
8 15 (0.54%) HTTP
8 15 (0.54%) OSPF
8 15 (0.54%) BGP
8 15 (0.54%) Network Security
9 14 (0.51%) LDAP
10 12 (0.43%) MPLS
10 12 (0.43%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (0.36%) HSRP
11 10 (0.36%) DHCP
12 9 (0.33%) VoIP
13 8 (0.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 122 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 102 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
4 94 (3.40%) Oracle Database
5 91 (3.29%) Big Data
6 73 (2.64%) Hadoop
7 71 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 51 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
10 50 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 45 (1.63%) QlikView
12 43 (1.55%) NoSQL
13 41 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 37 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (1.30%) RDBMS
16 35 (1.27%) MS Access
17 31 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
19 24 (0.87%) Data Mining
20 22 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 111 (4.01%) Subversion
2 95 (3.43%) JIRA
3 70 (2.53%) Maven
4 68 (2.46%) Git (software)
5 61 (2.21%) TeamCity
6 32 (1.16%) JUnit
7 29 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 26 (0.94%) jMock
8 26 (0.94%) Jenkins
9 24 (0.87%) Grunt
10 16 (0.58%) Ant
11 15 (0.54%) NUnit
12 14 (0.51%) ClearCase
13 13 (0.47%) Selenium
13 13 (0.47%) Jasmine
13 13 (0.47%) Bower
13 13 (0.47%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.47%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.43%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2766 (100.00%) Banking
2 1360 (49.17%) Finance
3 612 (22.13%) Front Office
4 148 (5.35%) Back Office
5 96 (3.47%) Legal
6 76 (2.75%) Retail
7 63 (2.28%) Financial Institution
8 38 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
9 29 (1.05%) General Ledger
10 27 (0.98%) Advertising
11 19 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 19 (0.69%) Private Banking
12 14 (0.51%) Marketing
13 10 (0.36%) Law
14 8 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
15 7 (0.25%) Publishing
16 6 (0.22%) French Language
17 4 (0.14%) Games
17 4 (0.14%) Billing
17 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 990 (35.79%) Developer
2 728 (26.32%) Analyst
3 477 (17.25%) Business Analyst
4 269 (9.73%) Project Manager
5 254 (9.18%) Java Developer
6 175 (6.33%) C# Developer
7 132 (4.77%) Architect
8 129 (4.66%) Banking Business Analyst
9 116 (4.19%) Senior Developer
10 111 (4.01%) C++ Developer
11 107 (3.87%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 81 (2.93%) SQL Developer
13 78 (2.82%) .NET Developer
14 67 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
15 62 (2.24%) Applications Support
16 60 (2.17%) Support Analyst
17 57 (2.06%) Test Manager
18 56 (2.02%) Data Analyst
19 51 (1.84%) Consultant
19 51 (1.84%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (11.57%) .NET
2 190 (6.87%) HTML
3 151 (5.46%) XML
4 140 (5.06%) HTML5
5 108 (3.90%) WPF
6 95 (3.43%) FIX Protocol
7 87 (3.15%) AngularJS
8 78 (2.82%) WCF
9 73 (2.64%) CSS
10 72 (2.60%) Web Services
11 70 (2.53%) ASP.NET
12 69 (2.49%) Spring
13 67 (2.42%) Middleware
14 63 (2.28%) RESTful
15 62 (2.24%) JMS
16 48 (1.74%) .NET Framework
17 44 (1.59%) Hibernate
18 42 (1.52%) STL
19 40 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 39 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 402 (14.53%) Derivative
2 292 (10.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 278 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
4 267 (9.65%) Fixed Income
5 231 (8.35%) Equities
6 173 (6.25%) Credit Risk
7 165 (5.97%) Market Risk
8 104 (3.76%) Equity Derivative
9 69 (2.49%) Computer Science
10 57 (2.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 53 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 53 (1.92%) Reference Data
12 48 (1.74%) Mathematics
13 47 (1.70%) Data Centre
14 39 (1.41%) Algorithms
15 37 (1.34%) N-Tier
16 35 (1.27%) Data Structures
17 33 (1.19%) User Experience
18 32 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
19 30 (1.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 310 (11.21%) Linux
2 304 (10.99%) UNIX
3 199 (7.19%) Windows
4 78 (2.82%) Solaris
5 23 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.36%) Android
8 10 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.25%) SUSE
10 6 (0.22%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.18%) AIX
11 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.11%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.072%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.036%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.036%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.036%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (10.95%) Project Management
3 285 (10.30%) Business Analysis
4 239 (8.64%) SDLC
5 234 (8.46%) Risk Management
6 228 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 208 (7.52%) TDD
8 185 (6.69%) Multithreading
9 160 (5.78%) OO
10 154 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 151 (5.46%) Data Modelling
12 146 (5.28%) Scrum
13 138 (4.99%) Analytics
14 137 (4.95%) Migration
15 110 (3.98%) ETL
16 107 (3.87%) Change Management
17 106 (3.83%) Data Analysis
18 105 (3.80%) Asset Management
19 100 (3.62%) Low Latency
20 99 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 733 (26.50%) SQL
2 543 (19.63%) Java
3 449 (16.23%) C#
4 261 (9.44%) C++
5 210 (7.59%) Python
6 209 (7.56%) JavaScript
7 135 (4.88%) Perl
8 111 (4.01%) Scala
9 93 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 92 (3.33%) VBA
11 72 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 65 (2.35%) PL/SQL
13 34 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 33 (1.19%) C
15 28 (1.01%) Korn
16 27 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 27 (0.98%) VB
17 22 (0.80%) VB.NET
18 19 (0.69%) F#
19 18 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 198 (7.16%) Degree
2 45 (1.63%) PMI Certification
3 36 (1.30%) CISSP
4 30 (1.08%) CISA
4 30 (1.08%) PMP
5 28 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.01%) ISEB
6 23 (0.83%) CISM
7 16 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.43%) CCNP
9 12 (0.43%) PhD
10 11 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.36%) CRISC
12 9 (0.33%) CCIE
13 8 (0.29%) CCNA
14 6 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.70%) QA
2 88 (3.18%) EMIR
3 74 (2.68%) Dodd-Frank
4 72 (2.60%) MiFID
5 30 (1.08%) FATCA
6 29 (1.05%) Basel III
7 20 (0.72%) COREP
8 18 (0.65%) CRD IV
9 16 (0.58%) Data Quality
10 14 (0.51%) COBIT
10 14 (0.51%) SLA
11 9 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.25%) Basel II
12 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (0.18%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.18%) AIFMD
14 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.11%) FINREP
16 2 (0.072%) PMBOK
17 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
System Software
1 39 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 26 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.61%) XenApp
4 15 (0.54%) HDFS
5 11 (0.40%) NFS
6 10 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.18%) vSphere
9 5 (0.18%) Docker
10 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.11%) XenServer
10 3 (0.11%) Snort
10 3 (0.11%) Samba
11 2 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.072%) KVM
11 2 (0.072%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.036%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 39 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.94%) Control-M
3 22 (0.80%) Puppet
4 17 (0.61%) BladeLogic
5 16 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 15 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
7 9 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.22%) SCCM
9 5 (0.18%) Nagios
10 4 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.14%) Oozie
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.11%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.11%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.11%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 319 (11.53%) Oracle
2 197 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 118 (4.27%) Sybase
4 65 (2.35%) IBM
5 59 (2.13%) HP
6 42 (1.52%) Cisco
7 40 (1.45%) Citrix
8 39 (1.41%) TIBCO
9 38 (1.37%) Bloomberg
9 38 (1.37%) Murex
10 34 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 33 (1.19%) Perforce
12 29 (1.05%) VMware
13 27 (0.98%) Informatica
14 26 (0.94%) Reuters
15 24 (0.87%) Tableau
16 23 (0.83%) Fidessa
17 22 (0.80%) SAP
18 21 (0.76%) EMC
18 21 (0.76%) Solace
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £610 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
GFT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £605 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday