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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 72 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-43 0
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 774 1359 1492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.41% 5.76% 6.14%
As % of the General category 8.02% 12.27% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 1032 1100
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £403
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.85 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.37% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £33.60 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £88.00 £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £175.00
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
9648 11080 10904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.47% 46.95% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6924 7900 7566
Median daily rate £477 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 123 152
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £12.48 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.85 £70.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 176 £600 +9.09% 40
Canary Wharf -4 7 £425 -19.04%
Docklands, London -8 4 £500 -13.04%
Bromley -1 2 £463 -22.91%
Clapham - 1 £388 -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 1598 (100.00%) Banking
2 780 (48.81%) Finance
3 439 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
4 376 (23.53%) Java
5 367 (22.97%) SQL
6 331 (20.71%) Front Office
7 200 (12.52%) C#
8 199 (12.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 193 (12.08%) Oracle
10 175 (10.95%) Unix
11 167 (10.45%) Derivative
12 165 (10.33%) JavaScript
13 164 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 160 (10.01%) Project Management
15 154 (9.64%) TDD
16 153 (9.57%) .NET
17 150 (9.39%) HTML
18 149 (9.32%) Equities
19 147 (9.20%) Business Analysis
20 143 (8.95%) Fixed Income
21 136 (8.51%) Linux
22 133 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
23 126 (7.88%) SQL Server
24 120 (7.51%) HTML5
25 116 (7.26%) AngularJS
26 115 (7.20%) SDLC
27 105 (6.57%) Windows
28 103 (6.45%) MS Excel
28 103 (6.45%) Multithreading
29 100 (6.26%) Risk Management

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 44 (2.75%) Apache Spark
2 28 (1.75%) WebSphere
3 27 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.63%) SAS
5 24 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
6 21 (1.31%) Confluence
7 20 (1.25%) Apache
8 15 (0.94%) Jetty
9 12 (0.75%) IIS
9 12 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.56%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.50%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.38%) JBoss
13 5 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.19%) CMS
15 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 103 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.94%) MS Office
2 47 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (1.44%) MS Project
4 20 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (0.50%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.38%) Summit
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Eikon
3 3 (0.19%) Hi Portfolio
3 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.13%) RMDS
4 2 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
4 2 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Ubix
5 1 (0.063%) Beauchamp
5 1 (0.063%) Endur
5 1 (0.063%) Exstream
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.063%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.06%) PaaS
2 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.50%) SaaS
5 6 (0.38%) GitHub
5 6 (0.38%) IaaS
6 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
6 5 (0.31%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.13%) Apcera
8 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.063%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.063%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.063%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.063%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.13%) Firewall
1 18 (1.13%) SAN
2 13 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.69%) LAN
4 10 (0.63%) NAS
5 9 (0.56%) DNS
5 9 (0.56%) Multicast
6 8 (0.50%) PBX
6 8 (0.50%) VPN
6 8 (0.50%) WAN
7 7 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.44%) Internet
7 7 (0.44%) MPLS
8 6 (0.38%) Wireless
9 5 (0.31%) HTTP
10 4 (0.25%) DHCP
10 4 (0.25%) FTP
10 4 (0.25%) Intranet
10 4 (0.25%) LDAP
10 4 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.32%) Oracle Database
3 63 (3.94%) Big Data
4 61 (3.82%) Hadoop
5 56 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 46 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (1.81%) KDB
10 25 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 22 (1.38%) NoSQL
13 20 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.19%) QlikView
15 18 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (1.06%) Data Mart
16 17 (1.06%) RDBMS
17 16 (1.00%) Data Mining
18 15 (0.94%) Apache Hive
19 14 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (4.01%) JIRA
2 50 (3.13%) Maven
3 48 (3.00%) Subversion
4 47 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 37 (2.32%) TeamCity
6 35 (2.19%) Jenkins
7 28 (1.75%) Selenium
8 21 (1.31%) JUnit
9 17 (1.06%) Grunt
10 15 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (0.94%) Visual Studio
11 14 (0.88%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (0.69%) Ant
13 11 (0.69%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.63%) NUnit
15 9 (0.56%) gulp
16 8 (0.50%) SonarQube
16 8 (0.50%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.44%) JMeter
General
1 1598 (100.00%) Banking
2 780 (48.81%) Finance
3 331 (20.71%) Front Office
4 89 (5.57%) Back Office
5 56 (3.50%) Retail
6 55 (3.44%) Financial Institution
7 34 (2.13%) Legal
8 33 (2.07%) Retail Banking
9 14 (0.88%) Marketing
10 8 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
10 8 (0.50%) Private Banking
11 5 (0.31%) Billing
11 5 (0.31%) French Language
11 5 (0.31%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.25%) Advertising
12 4 (0.25%) Publishing
13 3 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.19%) International Banking
13 3 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 573 (35.86%) Developer
2 415 (25.97%) Analyst
3 273 (17.08%) Business Analyst
4 179 (11.20%) Java Developer
5 164 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 156 (9.76%) Banking Analyst
7 121 (7.57%) C# Developer
8 115 (7.20%) Senior Developer
9 79 (4.94%) Architect
10 65 (4.07%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 56 (3.50%) SQL Developer
12 55 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
13 49 (3.07%) .NET Developer
14 47 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
15 43 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
16 42 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
17 41 (2.57%) Investment Banking Java Developer
18 40 (2.50%) Consultant
18 40 (2.50%) IT Manager
18 40 (2.50%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (9.57%) .NET
2 150 (9.39%) HTML
3 120 (7.51%) HTML5
4 116 (7.26%) AngularJS
5 96 (6.01%) CSS
5 96 (6.01%) Spring
6 75 (4.69%) XML
7 66 (4.13%) CSS3
8 57 (3.57%) WPF
9 39 (2.44%) Hibernate
10 37 (2.32%) ASP.NET
10 37 (2.32%) REST
10 37 (2.32%) WCF
11 35 (2.19%) Web Services
12 31 (1.94%) Middleware
13 29 (1.81%) JMS
14 28 (1.75%) React
14 28 (1.75%) XSLT
15 27 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 199 (12.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 167 (10.45%) Derivative
3 149 (9.32%) Equities
4 143 (8.95%) Fixed Income
5 133 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (5.07%) Market Risk
7 68 (4.26%) User Experience
8 63 (3.94%) Credit Risk
9 49 (3.07%) Equity Derivative
10 48 (3.00%) Computer Science
11 35 (2.19%) Reference Data
11 35 (2.19%) Virtual Team
12 34 (2.13%) Hedge funds
13 30 (1.88%) Data Centre
14 28 (1.75%) Data Structures
15 26 (1.63%) Fintech
15 26 (1.63%) Management Information System
16 23 (1.44%) Mathematics
17 19 (1.19%) Algorithms
18 17 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 175 (10.95%) Unix
2 136 (8.51%) Linux
3 105 (6.57%) Windows
4 26 (1.63%) Solaris
4 26 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 15 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.31%) AIX
8 5 (0.31%) SUSE
8 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.31%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.25%) Android
10 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.13%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.13%) zOS
11 1 (0.063%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 160 (10.01%) Project Management
4 154 (9.64%) TDD
5 147 (9.20%) Business Analysis
6 115 (7.20%) SDLC
7 103 (6.45%) Multithreading
8 100 (6.26%) Risk Management
9 93 (5.82%) Scrum
10 85 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 84 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 77 (4.82%) Migration
13 73 (4.57%) Low Latency
14 72 (4.51%) Data Modelling
15 71 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (4.13%) OO
17 65 (4.07%) Electronic Trading
18 63 (3.94%) Change Management
19 61 (3.82%) Analytics
20 57 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 376 (23.53%) Java
2 367 (22.97%) SQL
3 200 (12.52%) C#
4 165 (10.33%) JavaScript
5 99 (6.20%) Python
6 80 (5.01%) C++
7 59 (3.69%) Scala
8 47 (2.94%) VBA
9 41 (2.57%) Perl
9 41 (2.57%) PL/SQL
10 34 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 30 (1.88%) T-SQL
12 27 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.13%) VB
14 14 (0.88%) C
14 14 (0.88%) Ruby
15 13 (0.81%) R
16 11 (0.69%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.69%) Haskell
17 10 (0.63%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 97 (6.07%) Degree
2 14 (0.88%) PMP
3 11 (0.69%) PMI Certification
4 10 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.38%) ACCA
7 6 (0.38%) CCNP
7 6 (0.38%) PhD
7 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.31%) CISA
8 5 (0.31%) ISEB
8 5 (0.31%) SAS Certification
9 4 (0.25%) CFA
9 4 (0.25%) MBA
10 3 (0.19%) CISM
10 3 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.19%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.63%) MiFID
2 54 (3.38%) QA
3 30 (1.88%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.88%) EMIR
4 24 (1.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.56%) Basel III
5 9 (0.56%) FATCA
5 9 (0.56%) SLA
6 8 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.38%) CRD IV
7 6 (0.38%) SEPA
8 5 (0.31%) Basel II
8 5 (0.31%) COREP
8 5 (0.31%) SAS 70
9 4 (0.25%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.063%) COBIT
11 1 (0.063%) SDET
11 1 (0.063%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.063%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (1.13%) Docker
2 16 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.50%) HDFS
5 6 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
5 6 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.19%) KVM
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.19%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.19%) Xen
8 2 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.063%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.063%) RACF
9 1 (0.063%) SRDF
9 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.063%) vSphere
9 1 (0.063%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (2.13%) Puppet
2 31 (1.94%) Ansible
3 22 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
6 10 (0.63%) Control-M
7 6 (0.38%) Salt
8 5 (0.31%) Nagios
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.25%) yum
10 3 (0.19%) Mesos
10 3 (0.19%) OPNET
10 3 (0.19%) SCCM
10 3 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
11 2 (0.13%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.13%) vRealize
12 1 (0.063%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 193 (12.08%) Oracle
2 94 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 52 (3.25%) Murex
4 39 (2.44%) Sybase
5 34 (2.13%) Bloomberg
6 30 (1.88%) IBM
7 24 (1.50%) Reuters
7 24 (1.50%) VMware
8 23 (1.44%) HP
9 20 (1.25%) Cisco
10 18 (1.13%) TIBCO
11 17 (1.06%) Adobe
11 17 (1.06%) Fidessa
11 17 (1.06%) Tableau
12 16 (1.00%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.94%) GoldenSource
14 13 (0.81%) Cognos
14 13 (0.81%) ION Trading
14 13 (0.81%) Splunk
15 12 (0.75%) Citrix
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £645 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6months
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £610 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £601 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £725 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £650.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £525 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago