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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 30 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1341 1532 2485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.72% 6.58% 10.64%
As % of the General category 12.35% 14.66% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 1190 1817
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% +1.44%
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
10861 10449 12022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.36% 44.91% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7846 7352 8432
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 131 163
Average hourly rate £22.27 £18.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.70% -19.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £37.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 391 £550 - 90
Docklands, London +2 28 £575 +12.19% 3
Canary Wharf 0 18 £523 -5.00%
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Hayes - 1 - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2675 (100.00%) Banking
2 1237 (46.24%) Finance
3 765 (28.60%) SQL
4 586 (21.91%) Front Office
5 541 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
6 527 (19.70%) Java
7 422 (15.78%) C#
8 355 (13.27%) Oracle
9 351 (13.12%) Derivative
10 332 (12.41%) UNIX
11 328 (12.26%) .NET
12 288 (10.77%) Linux
13 280 (10.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 267 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
15 264 (9.87%) Fixed Income
16 259 (9.68%) Business Analysis
17 255 (9.53%) Project Management
18 247 (9.23%) SQL Server
19 241 (9.01%) C++
20 231 (8.64%) Python
21 228 (8.52%) JavaScript
22 223 (8.34%) Degree
23 217 (8.11%) Risk Management
23 217 (8.11%) SDLC
24 211 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
25 206 (7.70%) Equities
26 190 (7.10%) Microsoft
26 190 (7.10%) TDD
27 188 (7.03%) Windows
28 183 (6.84%) HTML

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 46 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 43 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
3 28 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 27 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 26 (0.97%) Apache
6 21 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 20 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 20 (0.75%) SAS
8 15 (0.56%) IIS
9 14 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 14 (0.52%) Node.js
10 13 (0.49%) MQSeries
11 11 (0.41%) Confluence
12 9 (0.34%) JBoss
13 7 (0.26%) Lync
13 7 (0.26%) FileNet
14 6 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.19%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
16 4 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 183 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 103 (3.85%) MS Office
3 74 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (2.43%) MS Visio
5 42 (1.57%) MS Project
6 14 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.075%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 15 (0.56%) ION MarketView
2 12 (0.45%) Summit
3 11 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.30%) ACBS
5 7 (0.26%) RMDS
6 6 (0.22%) assyst
7 5 (0.19%) Algo Collateral
7 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.15%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.15%) Eikon
8 4 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.11%) Loan IQ
10 2 (0.075%) Global One
10 2 (0.075%) Endur
10 2 (0.075%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.22%) PaaS
2 4 (0.15%) SaaS
3 3 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.075%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.037%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.43%) Firewall
2 46 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 34 (1.27%) Internet
4 28 (1.05%) Multicast
5 23 (0.86%) VPN
6 21 (0.79%) SAN
7 19 (0.71%) LAN
8 16 (0.60%) DNS
9 15 (0.56%) WAN
10 14 (0.52%) BGP
10 14 (0.52%) Network Security
11 12 (0.45%) Wireless
11 12 (0.45%) HTTP
12 11 (0.41%) LDAP
12 11 (0.41%) MPLS
12 11 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.37%) SSL
14 8 (0.30%) EIGRP
14 8 (0.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 159 (5.94%) Relational Database
3 108 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
4 89 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 64 (2.39%) Big Data
6 63 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 55 (2.06%) RDBMS
9 50 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 39 (1.46%) Hadoop
12 37 (1.38%) QlikView
13 34 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (1.20%) Data Mining
15 30 (1.12%) NoSQL
16 29 (1.08%) MS Access
17 28 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 20 (0.75%) DB2
20 14 (0.52%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 96 (3.59%) Subversion
2 85 (3.18%) JIRA
3 58 (2.17%) Maven
3 58 (2.17%) TeamCity
4 42 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 37 (1.38%) jMock
6 29 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 26 (0.97%) NUnit
8 24 (0.90%) Grunt
9 23 (0.86%) JUnit
10 19 (0.71%) Selenium
11 18 (0.67%) Jenkins
12 14 (0.52%) WebDriver
12 14 (0.52%) ERwin
12 14 (0.52%) HP UFT
13 13 (0.49%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.49%) Jasmine
14 12 (0.45%) Bower
14 12 (0.45%) Ant
15 10 (0.37%) ClearCase
General
1 2675 (100.00%) Banking
2 1237 (46.24%) Finance
3 586 (21.91%) Front Office
4 134 (5.01%) Back Office
5 91 (3.40%) Legal
6 64 (2.39%) Financial Institution
7 61 (2.28%) Retail
8 28 (1.05%) General Ledger
9 27 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
10 23 (0.86%) Advertising
11 16 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.41%) French Language
13 10 (0.37%) Marketing
14 9 (0.34%) Private Banking
14 9 (0.34%) Law
15 8 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
16 6 (0.22%) Billing
16 6 (0.22%) Telecoms
17 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 933 (34.88%) Developer
2 749 (28.00%) Analyst
3 479 (17.91%) Business Analyst
4 251 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 244 (9.12%) Project Manager
6 175 (6.54%) C# Developer
7 145 (5.42%) Architect
8 137 (5.12%) Banking Business Analyst
9 115 (4.30%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 113 (4.22%) Senior Developer
11 96 (3.59%) C++ Developer
12 80 (2.99%) .NET Developer
13 75 (2.80%) Applications Support
14 68 (2.54%) SQL Developer
14 68 (2.54%) Risk Analyst
15 67 (2.50%) Support Analyst
16 63 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
17 55 (2.06%) Data Analyst
17 55 (2.06%) Python Developer
18 54 (2.02%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (12.26%) .NET
2 183 (6.84%) HTML
3 149 (5.57%) XML
4 139 (5.20%) HTML5
5 115 (4.30%) WPF
6 102 (3.81%) AngularJS
7 95 (3.55%) FIX Protocol
8 82 (3.07%) CSS
9 69 (2.58%) ASP.NET
9 69 (2.58%) WCF
10 65 (2.43%) Spring
11 64 (2.39%) Middleware
12 62 (2.32%) RESTful
13 61 (2.28%) .NET Framework
14 60 (2.24%) Hibernate
15 59 (2.21%) Web Services
16 48 (1.79%) jQuery
17 44 (1.64%) JMS
18 39 (1.46%) STL
19 36 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 351 (13.12%) Derivative
2 280 (10.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 267 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
4 264 (9.87%) Fixed Income
5 206 (7.70%) Equities
6 149 (5.57%) Market Risk
7 133 (4.97%) Credit Risk
8 87 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
9 72 (2.69%) Computer Science
10 60 (2.24%) Management Information System
11 50 (1.87%) Reference Data
12 41 (1.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 35 (1.31%) Algorithms
14 34 (1.27%) User Experience
15 31 (1.16%) Data Centre
16 30 (1.12%) Mathematics
17 29 (1.08%) Data Structures
18 26 (0.97%) SWIFT
18 26 (0.97%) Credit Derivative
18 26 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 332 (12.41%) UNIX
2 288 (10.77%) Linux
3 188 (7.03%) Windows
4 64 (2.39%) Solaris
5 22 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 18 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.37%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.22%) AIX
13 5 (0.19%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.15%) Android
14 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.11%) SUSE
16 2 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.075%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.075%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.037%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (9.68%) Business Analysis
3 255 (9.53%) Project Management
4 217 (8.11%) Risk Management
4 217 (8.11%) SDLC
5 211 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 190 (7.10%) TDD
7 180 (6.73%) OO
8 177 (6.62%) Multithreading
9 158 (5.91%) Data Modelling
10 133 (4.97%) Analytics
11 132 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 123 (4.60%) Scrum
13 112 (4.19%) Migration
14 101 (3.78%) Low Latency
15 96 (3.59%) ETL
16 94 (3.51%) Asset Management
17 90 (3.36%) Workflow
18 89 (3.33%) ITIL
19 88 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 765 (28.60%) SQL
2 527 (19.70%) Java
3 422 (15.78%) C#
4 241 (9.01%) C++
5 231 (8.64%) Python
6 228 (8.52%) JavaScript
7 131 (4.90%) Perl
8 87 (3.25%) VBA
9 77 (2.88%) T-SQL
10 64 (2.39%) Shell Script
11 61 (2.28%) PL/SQL
12 47 (1.76%) Scala
13 46 (1.72%) C
14 27 (1.01%) Korn
15 25 (0.93%) VB
16 21 (0.79%) PowerShell
17 20 (0.75%) R
18 19 (0.71%) VB.NET
19 17 (0.64%) F#
19 17 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 223 (8.34%) Degree
2 41 (1.53%) PMI Certification
3 35 (1.31%) ISEB
4 32 (1.20%) PMP
5 31 (1.16%) CISSP
5 31 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 24 (0.90%) CISA
8 17 (0.64%) CCNP
9 15 (0.56%) CISM
10 13 (0.49%) CCNA
11 10 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.26%) CCIE
15 5 (0.19%) PhD
16 4 (0.15%) GIAC
16 4 (0.15%) CRISC
17 3 (0.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (4.49%) QA
2 79 (2.95%) EMIR
3 67 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 44 (1.64%) MiFID
5 41 (1.53%) FATCA
6 17 (0.64%) COREP
6 17 (0.64%) Basel III
7 13 (0.49%) SLA
8 11 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.41%) COBIT
8 11 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.37%) CRD IV
10 9 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.15%) Basel II
12 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.11%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.11%) FINREP
13 3 (0.11%) AIFMD
14 2 (0.075%) PMBOK
System Software
1 45 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.52%) XenApp
4 13 (0.49%) XenDesktop
4 13 (0.49%) vSphere
5 10 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (0.26%) NFS
7 6 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.22%) HDFS
8 5 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.11%) Snort
11 2 (0.075%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.037%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.037%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.037%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.037%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (0.90%) Control-M
3 19 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
4 14 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 12 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
5 12 (0.45%) BladeLogic
6 10 (0.37%) Puppet
7 4 (0.15%) SCCM
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.15%) Nagios
7 4 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.11%) EMC VPLEX
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.075%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.075%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.075%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.075%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.075%) Graphite
Vendors
1 355 (13.27%) Oracle
2 190 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 121 (4.52%) Sybase
4 73 (2.73%) IBM
5 45 (1.68%) HP
6 44 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 42 (1.57%) Business Objects
7 42 (1.57%) Cisco
8 38 (1.42%) Bloomberg
9 32 (1.20%) VMware
9 32 (1.20%) Citrix
10 30 (1.12%) Informatica
11 26 (0.97%) Reuters
12 24 (0.90%) Murex
13 21 (0.79%) Fidessa
13 21 (0.79%) Red Hat
14 20 (0.75%) F5
15 19 (0.71%) CA
15 19 (0.71%) ION Trading
16 17 (0.64%) Calypso
City, London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £550 - 625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: + Negotiable / Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago