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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 30 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1242 1559 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.85% 7.17% 9.30%
As % of the General category 12.76% 15.33% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 1212 1459
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £17.45 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.94% +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.50
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
9732 10168 9948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.84% 46.79% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6929 7030 7131
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 186 124
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £61.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -8 300 £538 -2.27% 97
Docklands, London -2 26 £488 -3.46% 5
Canary Wharf -5 4 £525 -12.50%
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2732 (100.00%) Banking
2 1126 (41.22%) Finance
3 737 (26.98%) SQL
4 608 (22.25%) Front Office
5 564 (20.64%) Java
6 523 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
7 383 (14.02%) Oracle
8 335 (12.26%) Derivative
9 330 (12.08%) UNIX
10 328 (12.01%) C#
11 323 (11.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 269 (9.85%) Linux
13 259 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
14 258 (9.44%) .NET
15 257 (9.41%) Windows
16 251 (9.19%) Business Analysis
17 240 (8.78%) SQL Server
18 233 (8.53%) Fixed Income
19 231 (8.46%) Project Management
20 230 (8.42%) Degree
21 229 (8.38%) C++
22 228 (8.35%) OO
23 212 (7.76%) JavaScript
24 205 (7.50%) Microsoft
24 205 (7.50%) TDD
25 202 (7.39%) Multithreading
25 202 (7.39%) Risk Management
26 191 (6.99%) Python
27 185 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
28 178 (6.52%) Relational Database

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 73 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.13%) Tomcat
3 25 (0.92%) WebSphere
4 21 (0.77%) WebLogic
5 20 (0.73%) TIBCO EMS
6 19 (0.70%) Apache
7 18 (0.66%) Node.js
8 17 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
8 17 (0.62%) SAS
9 16 (0.59%) JBoss
9 16 (0.59%) Confluence
10 15 (0.55%) IIS
11 13 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (0.48%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.26%) Lync
14 6 (0.22%) Documentum
14 6 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 175 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 110 (4.03%) MS Office
3 82 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.92%) MS Project
6 10 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.26%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.037%) SPSS
10 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.037%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 28 (1.02%) ION MarketView
2 18 (0.66%) Summit
3 13 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.48%) IntelliMatch
4 12 (0.44%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.37%) RMDS
6 9 (0.33%) assyst
7 5 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.18%) Global One
7 5 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
8 4 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.15%) HiPortfolio
8 4 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
9 3 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
9 3 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.073%) Eikon
10 2 (0.073%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.073%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 2 (0.073%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.15%) SaaS
3 3 (0.11%) Office 365
3 3 (0.11%) Force.com
4 1 (0.037%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.037%) GitHub
4 1 (0.037%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.53%) Firewall
2 42 (1.54%) Internet
3 35 (1.28%) LAN
4 34 (1.24%) BGP
4 34 (1.24%) Multicast
5 30 (1.10%) MPLS
6 29 (1.06%) EIGRP
6 29 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 26 (0.95%) WAN
8 25 (0.92%) SAN
9 23 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (0.77%) Wireless
11 19 (0.70%) OSPF
12 17 (0.62%) VPN
13 16 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (0.51%) DNS
15 13 (0.48%) Network Security
16 12 (0.44%) VPLS
17 10 (0.37%) NAS
17 10 (0.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 178 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 95 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (2.75%) Big Data
5 73 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 61 (2.23%) RDBMS
7 57 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 53 (1.94%) Hadoop
9 45 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (1.43%) QlikView
11 34 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 32 (1.17%) DB2
13 30 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (1.06%) Data Mining
15 22 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
17 18 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (0.62%) MongoDB
19 16 (0.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 72 (2.64%) JIRA
2 59 (2.16%) TeamCity
3 51 (1.87%) Maven
4 46 (1.68%) Subversion
5 34 (1.24%) JUnit
6 33 (1.21%) NUnit
6 33 (1.21%) jMock
7 30 (1.10%) Selenium
8 29 (1.06%) Ant
9 26 (0.95%) Visual Studio
10 23 (0.84%) CruiseControl
10 23 (0.84%) Git (software)
11 22 (0.81%) WebDriver
12 21 (0.77%) Grunt
13 17 (0.62%) Jenkins
13 17 (0.62%) Bower
14 14 (0.51%) MSI
14 14 (0.51%) Eclipse
15 13 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
15 13 (0.48%) Cucumber
General
1 2732 (100.00%) Banking
2 1126 (41.22%) Finance
3 608 (22.25%) Front Office
4 117 (4.28%) Back Office
5 85 (3.11%) Financial Institution
6 68 (2.49%) Legal
7 39 (1.43%) Retail
8 17 (0.62%) Private Banking
9 16 (0.59%) Billing
10 15 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
11 14 (0.51%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.48%) Law
13 12 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.37%) General Ledger
14 10 (0.37%) Marketing
14 10 (0.37%) French Language
15 7 (0.26%) Advertising
16 6 (0.22%) International Banking
17 5 (0.18%) Games
18 3 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 909 (33.27%) Developer
2 783 (28.66%) Analyst
3 488 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 273 (9.99%) Java Developer
5 242 (8.86%) Project Manager
6 153 (5.60%) Banking Business Analyst
7 145 (5.31%) C# Developer
8 143 (5.23%) Architect
9 114 (4.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 106 (3.88%) C++ Developer
11 102 (3.73%) Senior Developer
12 85 (3.11%) Support Analyst
13 72 (2.64%) Applications Support
14 69 (2.53%) Data Analyst
15 62 (2.27%) Risk Analyst
16 61 (2.23%) IT Business Analyst
17 60 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
18 59 (2.16%) Python Developer
19 54 (1.98%) .NET Developer
20 52 (1.90%) Market Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (9.44%) .NET
2 170 (6.22%) HTML
3 129 (4.72%) XML
4 122 (4.47%) HTML5
5 108 (3.95%) WPF
6 93 (3.40%) CSS
6 93 (3.40%) AngularJS
7 88 (3.22%) Spring
8 83 (3.04%) Hibernate
9 71 (2.60%) WCF
10 70 (2.56%) jQuery
11 63 (2.31%) Middleware
11 63 (2.31%) FIX Protocol
12 59 (2.16%) Web Services
13 58 (2.12%) STL
14 53 (1.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 52 (1.90%) .NET Framework
16 51 (1.87%) RESTful
17 46 (1.68%) JMS
18 40 (1.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 335 (12.26%) Derivative
2 323 (11.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 259 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
4 233 (8.53%) Fixed Income
5 145 (5.31%) Equities
6 138 (5.05%) Market Risk
7 118 (4.32%) Credit Risk
8 79 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 79 (2.89%) Equity Derivative
9 55 (2.01%) Mathematics
10 54 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
11 44 (1.61%) Management Information System
12 42 (1.54%) Reference Data
13 40 (1.46%) User Experience
14 35 (1.28%) Hedge funds
15 30 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 28 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 27 (0.99%) PMI
18 26 (0.95%) Blackberry
19 23 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 330 (12.08%) UNIX
2 269 (9.85%) Linux
3 257 (9.41%) Windows
4 71 (2.60%) Solaris
5 46 (1.68%) Windows 7
6 38 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (0.84%) Windows XP
9 18 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.37%) SUSE
11 9 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.22%) AIX
13 6 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.18%) Android
15 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.073%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.073%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.073%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (9.19%) Business Analysis
3 231 (8.46%) Project Management
4 228 (8.35%) OO
5 205 (7.50%) TDD
6 202 (7.39%) Risk Management
6 202 (7.39%) Multithreading
7 185 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 166 (6.08%) Data Modelling
9 165 (6.04%) Analytics
10 158 (5.78%) Low Latency
11 140 (5.12%) Data Analysis
12 136 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 114 (4.17%) Migration
14 102 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
15 97 (3.55%) ITIL
16 94 (3.44%) Scrum
17 82 (3.00%) PRINCE2
18 81 (2.96%) ETL
19 80 (2.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 737 (26.98%) SQL
2 564 (20.64%) Java
3 328 (12.01%) C#
4 229 (8.38%) C++
5 212 (7.76%) JavaScript
6 191 (6.99%) Python
7 124 (4.54%) Perl
8 89 (3.26%) VBA
9 74 (2.71%) Shell Script
10 64 (2.34%) PL/SQL
11 46 (1.68%) C
12 42 (1.54%) T-SQL
13 36 (1.32%) Scala
14 35 (1.28%) Korn
15 34 (1.24%) PowerShell
16 29 (1.06%) Bash Shell
17 27 (0.99%) VB
18 16 (0.59%) Ruby
19 15 (0.55%) XAML
20 13 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 230 (8.42%) Degree
2 47 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (1.72%) PMI Certification
3 39 (1.43%) PMP
4 38 (1.39%) CCNP
5 29 (1.06%) ISEB
6 20 (0.73%) CCIE
7 16 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.48%) CISSP
9 13 (0.48%) CCNA
9 13 (0.48%) VCP4
10 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.29%) CISM
11 8 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (0.26%) CISA
13 6 (0.22%) PhD
14 4 (0.15%) MBA
14 4 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (3.95%) QA
2 69 (2.53%) EMIR
3 54 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
4 38 (1.39%) FATCA
5 25 (0.92%) Basel III
6 24 (0.88%) MiFID
7 19 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.62%) SLA
9 16 (0.59%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.44%) COBIT
11 11 (0.40%) Data Quality
12 10 (0.37%) COREP
13 8 (0.29%) FINREP
14 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (0.18%) CRD IV
16 4 (0.15%) Basel II
17 2 (0.073%) ISO 9000
17 2 (0.073%) AIFMD
17 2 (0.073%) Solvency II
18 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 52 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.70%) vSphere
4 12 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (0.29%) XenApp
8 7 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.26%) HDFS
9 6 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.15%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.15%) KVM
11 3 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
11 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.11%) NFS
12 2 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 60 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (0.92%) Control-M
3 13 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.26%) SCCM
5 7 (0.26%) logstash
5 7 (0.26%) Kibana
6 6 (0.22%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 4 (0.15%) Oozie
7 4 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.11%) Nagios
8 3 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 383 (14.02%) Oracle
2 205 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 146 (5.34%) Sybase
4 81 (2.96%) IBM
5 76 (2.78%) Cisco
6 51 (1.87%) HP
7 49 (1.79%) TIBCO
8 47 (1.72%) VMware
9 46 (1.68%) Murex
10 41 (1.50%) Red Hat
11 39 (1.43%) Business Objects
12 38 (1.39%) Bloomberg
13 35 (1.28%) ION Trading
14 33 (1.21%) F5
15 30 (1.10%) Juniper
16 27 (0.99%) Informatica
17 26 (0.95%) Calypso
17 26 (0.95%) CheckPoint
18 25 (0.92%) Cognos
19 24 (0.88%) SAP
City, London
Solid Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 per day Negotiable, but DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Data Inc UK Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago