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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
England / London
Rank 56 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 791 1190 1230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.07% 5.69% 5.92%
As % of the General category 9.39% 12.38% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 911 929
Median daily rate £575 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £456 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £100.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +263.63%
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
8423 9614 9472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.37% 45.97% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6022 6674 6908
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 101 96
Median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +57.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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 18 January 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
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 18 January 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 -19 166 £600 +9.09% 41
Canary Wharf +3 20 £600 +11.62%
Docklands, London 0 15 £588 +12.70%
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1640 (100.00%) Banking
2 827 (50.43%) Finance
3 529 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 436 (26.59%) Java
5 398 (24.27%) SQL
6 324 (19.76%) Front Office
7 214 (13.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 205 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 204 (12.44%) Linux
10 179 (10.91%) Derivative
11 177 (10.79%) Oracle
12 175 (10.67%) C#
12 175 (10.67%) HTML
13 174 (10.61%) Unix
13 174 (10.61%) TDD
14 172 (10.49%) Equities
15 153 (9.33%) Python
16 148 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
17 147 (8.96%) Multithreading
18 142 (8.66%) C++
19 140 (8.54%) AngularJS
20 135 (8.23%) .NET
21 134 (8.17%) Project Management
22 133 (8.11%) Fixed Income
23 132 (8.05%) Scrum
24 131 (7.99%) Big Data
24 131 (7.99%) SDLC
25 130 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
26 128 (7.80%) HTML5
27 127 (7.74%) Windows

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 98 (5.98%) Apache Spark
2 38 (2.32%) Apache
3 33 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.22%) Confluence
5 15 (0.91%) IIS
6 14 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
6 14 (0.85%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.73%) Apache Pig
8 10 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.55%) SAS
10 8 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.43%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.37%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.30%) FileNet
13 5 (0.30%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.24%) JBoss
14 4 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 105 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 48 (2.93%) MS Office
4 26 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.40%) MS Project
6 18 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.49%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.24%) ION MarketView
1 4 (0.24%) Summit
1 4 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
2 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.12%) Endur
3 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.061%) Eikon
4 1 (0.061%) Minerva
4 1 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.061%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.061%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.061%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.061%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.061%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.061%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.061%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.10%) GitHub
3 12 (0.73%) PaaS
4 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.37%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.30%) IaaS
7 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.24%) SaaS
8 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.12%) Office 365
10 1 (0.061%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.10%) Firewall
3 16 (0.98%) SAN
4 9 (0.55%) DNS
4 9 (0.55%) Multicast
5 7 (0.43%) Internet
5 7 (0.43%) LDAP
6 6 (0.37%) BGP
6 6 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (0.37%) HTTP
6 6 (0.37%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.37%) LAN
7 5 (0.30%) AMQP
7 5 (0.30%) DHCP
7 5 (0.30%) MPLS
7 5 (0.30%) Network Security
7 5 (0.30%) WAN
8 4 (0.24%) DMZ
8 4 (0.24%) VPN
9 3 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (7.99%) Big Data
2 124 (7.56%) Hadoop
3 119 (7.26%) SQL Server
4 60 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 59 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 55 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 32 (1.95%) KDB
8 32 (1.95%) MongoDB
9 30 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (1.65%) HBase
11 26 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (1.40%) Tick Data
13 22 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.28%) Apache Hive
15 19 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (1.10%) DB2
16 18 (1.10%) RDBMS
17 15 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 84 (5.12%) JIRA
2 49 (2.99%) Maven
3 45 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 44 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 39 (2.38%) Subversion
6 29 (1.77%) Selenium
7 28 (1.71%) JUnit
8 23 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.22%) NUnit
10 19 (1.16%) Gradle
11 17 (1.04%) Cucumber
11 17 (1.04%) Mockito
12 16 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
13 15 (0.91%) Ant
14 14 (0.85%) Visual Studio
15 13 (0.79%) webpack
16 10 (0.61%) Grunt
16 10 (0.61%) HP UFT
17 9 (0.55%) Hudson
18 8 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 1640 (100.00%) Banking
2 827 (50.43%) Finance
3 324 (19.76%) Front Office
4 86 (5.24%) Back Office
5 56 (3.41%) Retail
6 45 (2.74%) Financial Institution
7 38 (2.32%) Retail Banking
8 31 (1.89%) Legal
9 27 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.16%) Marketing
11 16 (0.98%) Games
12 13 (0.79%) Prime Brokerage
13 12 (0.73%) Private Banking
13 12 (0.73%) Publishing
14 11 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
15 8 (0.49%) French Language
16 4 (0.24%) Law
17 3 (0.18%) Advertising
18 2 (0.12%) General Ledger
19 1 (0.061%) German Language
Job Titles
1 720 (43.90%) Developer
2 368 (22.44%) Analyst
3 240 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 236 (14.39%) Java Developer
5 131 (7.99%) Senior Developer
6 110 (6.71%) Project Manager
7 103 (6.28%) Banking Analyst
8 95 (5.79%) C# Developer
9 92 (5.61%) Architect
10 80 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
11 77 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 70 (4.27%) C++ Developer
12 70 (4.27%) Scala Developer
13 64 (3.90%) Agile Developer
14 61 (3.72%) .NET Developer
15 59 (3.60%) Python Developer
16 52 (3.17%) SQL Developer
17 50 (3.05%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 48 (2.93%) Data Analyst
19 46 (2.80%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (10.67%) HTML
2 140 (8.54%) AngularJS
3 135 (8.23%) .NET
4 128 (7.80%) HTML5
5 119 (7.26%) CSS
6 101 (6.16%) Spring
7 68 (4.15%) XML
8 66 (4.02%) React
9 62 (3.78%) CSS3
10 60 (3.66%) Node.js
11 54 (3.29%) WPF
12 53 (3.23%) Hibernate
13 48 (2.93%) Akka
14 44 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
15 43 (2.62%) REST
16 38 (2.32%) Web Services
17 37 (2.26%) Kafka
17 37 (2.26%) WCF
18 31 (1.89%) Middleware
19 30 (1.83%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 214 (13.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 179 (10.91%) Derivative
3 172 (10.49%) Equities
4 148 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
5 133 (8.11%) Fixed Income
6 66 (4.02%) User Experience
7 62 (3.78%) Fintech
8 58 (3.54%) Market Risk
9 56 (3.41%) Equity Derivative
10 50 (3.05%) Algorithms
10 50 (3.05%) Mathematics
11 47 (2.87%) Computer Science
12 45 (2.74%) Data Structures
13 43 (2.62%) Credit Risk
14 40 (2.44%) Reference Data
15 34 (2.07%) Economics
16 31 (1.89%) Virtual Team
17 29 (1.77%) Data Centre
17 29 (1.77%) Hedge funds
18 22 (1.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 204 (12.44%) Linux
2 174 (10.61%) Unix
3 127 (7.74%) Windows
4 38 (2.32%) Solaris
5 36 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.91%) Android
7 15 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.37%) AIX
11 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.18%) SUSE
13 1 (0.061%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.061%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.061%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.061%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.061%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.061%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (10.61%) TDD
3 147 (8.96%) Multithreading
4 134 (8.17%) Project Management
5 132 (8.05%) Scrum
6 131 (7.99%) SDLC
7 130 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 121 (7.38%) Business Analysis
9 119 (7.26%) OO
10 115 (7.01%) Migration
11 108 (6.59%) Risk Management
12 105 (6.40%) Electronic Trading
13 94 (5.73%) Analytics
14 89 (5.43%) Investment Management
14 89 (5.43%) Low Latency
15 85 (5.18%) DevOps
16 75 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
16 75 (4.57%) Data Modelling
17 73 (4.45%) Data Analysis
18 68 (4.15%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 436 (26.59%) Java
2 398 (24.27%) SQL
3 205 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 175 (10.67%) C#
5 153 (9.33%) Python
6 142 (8.66%) C++
7 115 (7.01%) Scala
8 51 (3.11%) Shell Script
9 44 (2.68%) Perl
10 41 (2.50%) VBA
11 39 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 35 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 28 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 27 (1.65%) ES6
15 23 (1.40%) C
16 20 (1.22%) TypeScript
17 19 (1.16%) Korn
18 17 (1.04%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.04%) MATLAB
18 17 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (6.46%) Degree
2 38 (2.32%) PhD
3 16 (0.98%) PMP
4 13 (0.79%) ISEB
5 12 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.43%) CISA
7 7 (0.43%) CISSP
8 6 (0.37%) CISM
8 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.30%) MBA
9 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.24%) CRISC
10 4 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.24%) MCSE
10 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.40%) MiFID
2 79 (4.82%) QA
3 30 (1.83%) EMIR
4 24 (1.46%) Dodd-Frank
5 22 (1.34%) FATCA
6 9 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.43%) Basel III
7 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.37%) ISO20022
9 5 (0.30%) AIFMD
9 5 (0.30%) COBIT
10 4 (0.24%) SLA
11 3 (0.18%) SDET
12 2 (0.12%) Basel II
12 2 (0.12%) SEPA
13 1 (0.061%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.061%) Solvency II
System Software
1 40 (2.44%) Docker
2 17 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.91%) HDFS
4 13 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.43%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.37%) NFS
6 6 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.24%) XenApp
8 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.18%) SRDF
9 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.061%) GPFS
10 1 (0.061%) KVM
10 1 (0.061%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.061%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (2.20%) Ansible
2 35 (2.13%) Puppet
3 28 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (0.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 6 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.37%) Nagios
8 4 (0.24%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.24%) Control-M
8 4 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.24%) Mesos
8 4 (0.24%) Salt
8 4 (0.24%) SCCM
8 4 (0.24%) Terraform
9 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.18%) OPNET
9 3 (0.18%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 177 (10.79%) Oracle
2 100 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 71 (4.33%) Sybase
4 45 (2.74%) Bloomberg
5 35 (2.13%) Reuters
6 27 (1.65%) Murex
7 26 (1.59%) Cisco
7 26 (1.59%) Google
8 25 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 24 (1.46%) VMware
10 22 (1.34%) IBM
11 21 (1.28%) Informatica
11 21 (1.28%) Splunk
11 21 (1.28%) TIBCO
12 20 (1.22%) Adobe
13 19 (1.16%) Fidessa
14 17 (1.04%) HP
15 15 (0.91%) Citrix
15 15 (0.91%) Tableau
16 14 (0.85%) MuleSoft
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