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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 26 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1502 2473 2624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.13% 9.84% 10.03%
As % of the General category 13.65% 19.42% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 1792 1964
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.60 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £19.30 £63.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+872.22% +20.00%
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
11007 12737 13684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.91% 50.69% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7778 8971 9380
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 169 247
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 -11 431 £525 - 126
Docklands, London -1 25 £525 -0.94% 6
Canary Wharf -12 6 £575 -
Bromley - - - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3038 (100.00%) Banking
2 1237 (40.72%) Finance
3 750 (24.69%) SQL
4 645 (21.23%) Front Office
5 581 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
6 561 (18.47%) Java
7 522 (17.18%) Oracle
8 375 (12.34%) C#
9 343 (11.29%) UNIX
10 331 (10.90%) Windows
11 330 (10.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 316 (10.40%) Linux
12 316 (10.40%) Project Management
13 315 (10.37%) Derivative
14 283 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
15 269 (8.85%) SQL Server
16 265 (8.72%) Fixed Income
17 259 (8.53%) Degree
18 258 (8.49%) Business Analysis
19 256 (8.43%) .NET
20 253 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
21 222 (7.31%) TDD
22 219 (7.21%) Risk Management
23 202 (6.65%) Microsoft
24 201 (6.62%) C++
25 198 (6.52%) Multithreading
26 195 (6.42%) OO
27 190 (6.25%) Credit Risk
27 190 (6.25%) Market Risk
28 187 (6.16%) Analytics

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 69 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 44 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 40 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 36 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 36 (1.18%) IIS
5 35 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 33 (1.09%) Apache
7 22 (0.72%) SAS
8 19 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 18 (0.59%) IBM Notes
9 18 (0.59%) Lync
10 17 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
11 16 (0.53%) Node.js
12 13 (0.43%) Confluence
12 13 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
13 12 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 10 (0.33%) FileNet
14 10 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.30%) Documentum
Applications
1 155 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 98 (3.23%) MS Office
3 90 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (1.78%) MS Project
5 35 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.16%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 22 (0.72%) ION MarketView
2 17 (0.56%) RMDS
3 14 (0.46%) Summit
4 13 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
5 12 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
6 11 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.33%) SunGard GMI
8 9 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 8 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.16%) Adaptiv
11 5 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
12 4 (0.13%) Algo Collateral
12 4 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
12 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
12 4 (0.13%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.20%) Force.com
2 5 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.16%) Office 365
3 3 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.099%) SaaS
4 2 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 58 (1.91%) Firewall
2 47 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 45 (1.48%) WAN
4 37 (1.22%) LAN
5 34 (1.12%) DNS
6 32 (1.05%) Internet
7 30 (0.99%) SAN
8 29 (0.95%) LDAP
9 25 (0.82%) Intranet
9 25 (0.82%) BGP
10 22 (0.72%) Multicast
11 21 (0.69%) Network Security
12 19 (0.63%) EIGRP
13 17 (0.56%) OSPF
14 16 (0.53%) DHCP
15 14 (0.46%) VPN
15 14 (0.46%) MPLS
15 14 (0.46%) NAS
16 12 (0.39%) SSL
17 11 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 130 (4.28%) Oracle Database
3 117 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 100 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
5 75 (2.47%) QlikView
6 58 (1.91%) Big Data
7 57 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 45 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 40 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 39 (1.28%) MongoDB
12 36 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 32 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 32 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (1.02%) NoSQL
15 29 (0.95%) Sybase ASE
16 26 (0.86%) Data Mining
16 26 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (0.69%) KDB
17 21 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 82 (2.70%) Subversion
2 76 (2.50%) JIRA
3 56 (1.84%) TeamCity
3 56 (1.84%) JUnit
4 46 (1.51%) Maven
5 39 (1.28%) Git (software)
6 29 (0.95%) Eclipse
7 26 (0.86%) jMock
8 24 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 23 (0.76%) CruiseControl
10 18 (0.59%) Ant
11 15 (0.49%) Mockito
12 14 (0.46%) NUnit
12 14 (0.46%) Selenium
13 13 (0.43%) FitNesse
14 11 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
15 10 (0.33%) WebDriver
16 9 (0.30%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.30%) Jasmine
16 9 (0.30%) IntelliJ
General
1 3038 (100.00%) Banking
2 1237 (40.72%) Finance
3 645 (21.23%) Front Office
4 139 (4.58%) Back Office
5 103 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 84 (2.76%) Legal
7 44 (1.45%) Retail
8 33 (1.09%) Private Banking
9 25 (0.82%) Advertising
9 25 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 23 (0.76%) French Language
11 18 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
12 17 (0.56%) General Ledger
13 15 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.49%) Games
14 14 (0.46%) Publishing
15 11 (0.36%) International Banking
16 10 (0.33%) German Language
17 6 (0.20%) Marketing
18 5 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 943 (31.04%) Developer
2 859 (28.28%) Analyst
3 506 (16.66%) Business Analyst
4 316 (10.40%) Project Manager
5 268 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 147 (4.84%) C# Developer
7 124 (4.08%) Architect
8 122 (4.02%) Banking Business Analyst
9 112 (3.69%) Senior Developer
10 106 (3.49%) Consultant
11 105 (3.46%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 85 (2.80%) Data Analyst
13 79 (2.60%) Programme Manager
14 77 (2.53%) Support Analyst
15 70 (2.30%) Risk Analyst
16 69 (2.27%) C++ Developer
17 63 (2.07%) Python Developer
18 61 (2.01%) IT Business Analyst
19 60 (1.97%) .NET Developer
20 58 (1.91%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (8.43%) .NET
2 158 (5.20%) HTML
3 154 (5.07%) XML
4 116 (3.82%) Spring
5 96 (3.16%) HTML5
6 90 (2.96%) WPF
7 86 (2.83%) Hibernate
8 82 (2.70%) Middleware
9 80 (2.63%) Web Services
10 71 (2.34%) CSS
11 69 (2.27%) AngularJS
12 68 (2.24%) JMS
13 67 (2.21%) WCF
14 62 (2.04%) ASP.NET
15 57 (1.88%) J2EE
16 56 (1.84%) jQuery
17 51 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
18 42 (1.38%) .NET Framework
19 41 (1.35%) FpML
20 39 (1.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 330 (10.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 315 (10.37%) Derivative
3 283 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
4 265 (8.72%) Fixed Income
5 190 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 190 (6.25%) Market Risk
6 177 (5.83%) Equities
7 122 (4.02%) Computer Science
8 75 (2.47%) Credit Derivative
9 54 (1.78%) Reference Data
10 53 (1.74%) Management Information System
11 50 (1.65%) Mathematics
12 49 (1.61%) User Experience
13 48 (1.58%) Hedge funds
14 41 (1.35%) Visualisation
15 38 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
16 22 (0.72%) N-Tier
17 21 (0.69%) Replication
18 20 (0.66%) PMI
18 20 (0.66%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 343 (11.29%) UNIX
2 331 (10.90%) Windows
3 316 (10.40%) Linux
4 73 (2.40%) Solaris
5 70 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 69 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 46 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 37 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.39%) SUSE
11 11 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.23%) AIX
13 5 (0.16%) Android
14 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.13%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.066%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.066%) zOS
16 2 (0.066%) HPUX
16 2 (0.066%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (10.40%) Project Management
3 258 (8.49%) Business Analysis
4 253 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 222 (7.31%) TDD
6 219 (7.21%) Risk Management
7 198 (6.52%) Multithreading
8 195 (6.42%) OO
9 187 (6.16%) Analytics
10 171 (5.63%) Data Modelling
11 158 (5.20%) Low Latency
12 157 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 143 (4.71%) Data Analysis
14 121 (3.98%) Migration
15 110 (3.62%) Change Management
16 106 (3.49%) Asset Management
17 104 (3.42%) Scrum
18 103 (3.39%) ETL
19 99 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
20 92 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 750 (24.69%) SQL
2 561 (18.47%) Java
3 375 (12.34%) C#
4 201 (6.62%) C++
5 183 (6.02%) Python
6 182 (5.99%) JavaScript
7 118 (3.88%) Perl
8 94 (3.09%) PL/SQL
8 94 (3.09%) Shell Script
9 79 (2.60%) VBA
10 53 (1.74%) C
11 52 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 38 (1.25%) VB
13 34 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 34 (1.12%) XAML
14 26 (0.86%) Scala
15 23 (0.76%) Bash Shell
16 17 (0.56%) R
17 16 (0.53%) Korn
18 10 (0.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 259 (8.53%) Degree
2 32 (1.05%) PMI Certification
3 26 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (0.79%) ISEB
4 24 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 23 (0.76%) CCNP
6 17 (0.56%) PMP
7 16 (0.53%) CISSP
8 15 (0.49%) CISA
9 14 (0.46%) CISM
10 12 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.36%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.33%) CCIE
13 7 (0.23%) CIMA
14 6 (0.20%) MBA
14 6 (0.20%) ACCA
14 6 (0.20%) CCSE
15 5 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
16 4 (0.13%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.61%) QA
2 70 (2.30%) EMIR
3 60 (1.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 42 (1.38%) Basel III
5 25 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.72%) MiFID
7 20 (0.66%) FATCA
8 19 (0.63%) SLA
9 15 (0.49%) Data Quality
10 10 (0.33%) COBIT
10 10 (0.33%) Basel II
11 9 (0.30%) COREP
12 8 (0.26%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.13%) WAI
14 2 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.066%) CRD IV
15 1 (0.033%) FINREP
System Software
1 87 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 14 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (0.26%) XenApp
7 7 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.20%) NFS
9 5 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.16%) HDFS
10 4 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
11 3 (0.099%) vSphere
12 2 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.066%) ACF2
12 2 (0.066%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.066%) Snort
Systems Management
1 61 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (1.25%) Control-M
3 22 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
4 21 (0.69%) SCCM
5 14 (0.46%) Data Guard
6 11 (0.36%) BladeLogic
7 9 (0.30%) Puppet
8 6 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (0.20%) SCOM
9 5 (0.16%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.16%) Oozie
9 5 (0.16%) Ambari
9 5 (0.16%) XenMobile
9 5 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.099%) OpenView
11 3 (0.099%) Nagios
Vendors
1 522 (17.18%) Oracle
2 202 (6.65%) Microsoft
3 155 (5.10%) Sybase
4 84 (2.76%) Red Hat
5 73 (2.40%) IBM
6 57 (1.88%) HP
7 51 (1.68%) Bloomberg
8 49 (1.61%) Cisco
9 47 (1.55%) Murex
10 46 (1.51%) Business Objects
10 46 (1.51%) TIBCO
11 42 (1.38%) Cognos
12 39 (1.28%) Informatica
12 39 (1.28%) Reuters
13 38 (1.25%) Citrix
14 33 (1.09%) ION Trading
15 32 (1.05%) JBoss
16 31 (1.02%) EMC
17 29 (0.95%) Fidessa
17 29 (0.95%) Sun
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