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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 53 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 903 1402 1474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.21% 6.21% 6.27%
As % of the General category 9.81% 13.57% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 1048 1128
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 £409 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £469 £430
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £100.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +263.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.25 -
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
9208 10329 10630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.89% 45.78% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6639 7234 7851
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 111 118
Median hourly rate £22.84 £24.23 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% +12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £13.60 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.92 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +14.58%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -15 198 £594 +3.26% 29
Canary Wharf 0 20 £600 +9.09%
Docklands, London -3 14 £525 -1.63%
Bromley +1 1 £673 +12.08%
Feltham - 1 £525 -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1708 (100.00%) Banking
2 875 (51.23%) Finance
3 547 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
4 432 (25.29%) Java
5 402 (23.54%) SQL
6 302 (17.68%) Front Office
7 198 (11.59%) JavaScript
8 194 (11.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 188 (11.01%) C#
10 187 (10.95%) HTML
11 183 (10.71%) TDD
12 182 (10.66%) Linux
13 178 (10.42%) Derivative
14 174 (10.19%) Equities
15 172 (10.07%) Unix
16 163 (9.54%) Oracle
17 154 (9.02%) AngularJS
18 153 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
19 149 (8.72%) Project Management
20 143 (8.37%) Python
21 140 (8.20%) HTML5
21 140 (8.20%) SDLC
22 138 (8.08%) .NET
23 137 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
24 136 (7.96%) Fixed Income
25 134 (7.85%) Business Analysis
26 129 (7.55%) C++
27 128 (7.49%) Scrum
28 125 (7.32%) Multithreading
29 124 (7.26%) 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 97 (5.68%) Apache Spark
2 41 (2.40%) Apache
3 35 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.41%) Confluence
5 16 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 15 (0.88%) IIS
7 14 (0.82%) SAS
8 12 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
9 10 (0.59%) Apache Pig
9 10 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.29%) FileNet
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.29%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 115 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 49 (2.87%) MS Office
4 35 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.81%) MS Project
6 15 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.47%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.35%) Summit
2 4 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.18%) Endur
3 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.059%) Algo Collateral
5 1 (0.059%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.059%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.059%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.059%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.059%) Orchestrade
5 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.059%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.05%) GitHub
3 15 (0.88%) PaaS
4 9 (0.53%) SaaS
5 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.35%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.18%) IaaS
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.059%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.41%) Firewall
2 22 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.05%) SAN
4 12 (0.70%) DNS
5 8 (0.47%) Internet
5 8 (0.47%) LDAP
6 7 (0.41%) BGP
6 7 (0.41%) HTTP
6 7 (0.41%) Multicast
7 6 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (0.35%) DHCP
7 6 (0.35%) VPN
8 5 (0.29%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.29%) LAN
8 5 (0.29%) MPLS
8 5 (0.29%) NAS
8 5 (0.29%) Network Security
8 5 (0.29%) WAN
9 4 (0.23%) DMZ
9 4 (0.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (7.20%) Big Data
2 116 (6.79%) Hadoop
3 114 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 65 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 58 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 54 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 32 (1.87%) KDB
9 31 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (1.52%) MongoDB
12 25 (1.46%) Apache Hive
13 24 (1.41%) HBase
13 24 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (1.05%) RDBMS
16 17 (1.00%) QlikView
16 17 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 74 (4.33%) JIRA
2 44 (2.58%) Git (software)
3 42 (2.46%) Maven
4 40 (2.34%) Subversion
5 39 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 30 (1.76%) Selenium
7 23 (1.35%) JUnit
8 19 (1.11%) NUnit
8 19 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 14 (0.82%) Visual Studio
11 13 (0.76%) Ant
11 13 (0.76%) Gradle
12 12 (0.70%) Grunt
12 12 (0.70%) HP UFT
12 12 (0.70%) webpack
13 10 (0.59%) Mockito
14 9 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 1708 (100.00%) Banking
2 875 (51.23%) Finance
3 302 (17.68%) Front Office
4 88 (5.15%) Back Office
5 63 (3.69%) Retail
6 54 (3.16%) Financial Institution
7 39 (2.28%) Retail Banking
8 34 (1.99%) Legal
9 28 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.29%) Marketing
11 15 (0.88%) Games
12 13 (0.76%) Publishing
13 12 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.59%) Private Banking
15 8 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
16 5 (0.29%) Advertising
16 5 (0.29%) French Language
17 4 (0.23%) Law
18 2 (0.12%) General Ledger
19 1 (0.059%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 711 (41.63%) Developer
2 386 (22.60%) Analyst
3 250 (14.64%) Business Analyst
4 221 (12.94%) Java Developer
5 133 (7.79%) Project Manager
6 130 (7.61%) Senior Developer
7 118 (6.91%) Banking Analyst
8 95 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 91 (5.33%) Architect
10 80 (4.68%) JavaScript Developer
11 74 (4.33%) Scala Developer
12 73 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
13 60 (3.51%) .NET Developer
14 56 (3.28%) C++ Developer
14 56 (3.28%) Python Developer
15 55 (3.22%) Agile Developer
16 51 (2.99%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 49 (2.87%) HTML Developer
18 48 (2.81%) SQL Developer
19 43 (2.52%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (10.95%) HTML
2 154 (9.02%) AngularJS
3 140 (8.20%) HTML5
4 138 (8.08%) .NET
5 124 (7.26%) CSS
6 89 (5.21%) Spring
7 70 (4.10%) CSS3
8 63 (3.69%) React
9 60 (3.51%) XML
10 54 (3.16%) WPF
11 53 (3.10%) Node.js
12 47 (2.75%) FIX Protocol
13 44 (2.58%) Akka
13 44 (2.58%) Hibernate
14 41 (2.40%) REST
15 38 (2.22%) Web Services
16 30 (1.76%) J2SE
16 30 (1.76%) WCF
17 29 (1.70%) ASP.NET
17 29 (1.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 194 (11.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 178 (10.42%) Derivative
3 174 (10.19%) Equities
4 153 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
5 136 (7.96%) Fixed Income
6 73 (4.27%) User Experience
7 66 (3.86%) Market Risk
8 58 (3.40%) Equity Derivative
9 56 (3.28%) Fintech
10 54 (3.16%) Computer Science
11 51 (2.99%) Credit Risk
12 49 (2.87%) Reference Data
13 44 (2.58%) Mathematics
14 42 (2.46%) Virtual Team
15 39 (2.28%) Algorithms
16 38 (2.22%) Hedge funds
17 36 (2.11%) Economics
18 34 (1.99%) Data Structures
19 29 (1.70%) Data Centre
20 23 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 182 (10.66%) Linux
2 172 (10.07%) Unix
3 124 (7.26%) Windows
4 36 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 35 (2.05%) Solaris
6 19 (1.11%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.76%) Android
8 13 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.35%) AIX
9 6 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.12%) SUSE
12 2 (0.12%) zOS
13 1 (0.059%) VMS
13 1 (0.059%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.059%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.059%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (10.71%) TDD
3 149 (8.72%) Project Management
4 140 (8.20%) SDLC
5 137 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 134 (7.85%) Business Analysis
7 128 (7.49%) Scrum
8 125 (7.32%) Multithreading
9 106 (6.21%) OO
9 106 (6.21%) Risk Management
10 99 (5.80%) Migration
11 94 (5.50%) Analytics
12 90 (5.27%) DevOps
13 84 (4.92%) Data Modelling
14 83 (4.86%) Data Analysis
15 81 (4.74%) Investment Management
16 80 (4.68%) Electronic Trading
17 78 (4.57%) Low Latency
18 74 (4.33%) Data Management
19 71 (4.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 432 (25.29%) Java
2 402 (23.54%) SQL
3 198 (11.59%) JavaScript
4 188 (11.01%) C#
5 143 (8.37%) Python
6 129 (7.55%) C++
7 116 (6.79%) Scala
8 44 (2.58%) Shell Script
9 43 (2.52%) VBA
10 42 (2.46%) Perl
11 39 (2.28%) PL/SQL
12 31 (1.81%) T-SQL
13 26 (1.52%) ES6
14 23 (1.35%) C
15 21 (1.23%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.05%) TypeScript
16 18 (1.05%) VB
17 17 (1.00%) MATLAB
18 16 (0.94%) Haskell
18 16 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 111 (6.50%) Degree
2 24 (1.41%) PhD
3 17 (1.00%) PMP
4 14 (0.82%) ISEB
5 12 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.35%) CISA
7 6 (0.35%) CISM
7 6 (0.35%) CISSP
7 6 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.29%) MBA
9 4 (0.23%) ACCA
9 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.23%) CRISC
9 4 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.23%) MCSE
10 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.39%) MiFID
2 81 (4.74%) QA
3 25 (1.46%) EMIR
4 23 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 20 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 18 (1.05%) FATCA
7 12 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.41%) Basel III
9 6 (0.35%) SLA
10 5 (0.29%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.29%) COBIT
11 4 (0.23%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.18%) Basel II
12 3 (0.18%) SDET
12 3 (0.18%) SEPA
13 2 (0.12%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.059%) COREP
14 1 (0.059%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.059%) WAI
System Software
1 39 (2.28%) Docker
2 16 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.94%) HDFS
3 14 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.35%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.35%) NFS
5 5 (0.29%) Platform Symphony
5 5 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.18%) SRDF
8 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.12%) vSphere
8 2 (0.12%) XenApp
9 1 (0.059%) GPFS
9 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.059%) KVM
9 1 (0.059%) RACF
9 1 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (2.28%) Puppet
2 37 (2.17%) Ansible
3 31 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (0.47%) Nagios
6 8 (0.47%) Salt
6 8 (0.47%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 5 (0.29%) Control-M
8 4 (0.23%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.18%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.18%) Mesos
9 3 (0.18%) OPNET
9 3 (0.18%) TeamSite
9 3 (0.18%) Terraform
10 2 (0.12%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.12%) Grafana
10 2 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 163 (9.54%) Oracle
2 111 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 68 (3.98%) Sybase
4 46 (2.69%) Bloomberg
5 34 (1.99%) Murex
5 34 (1.99%) Reuters
6 28 (1.64%) IBM
6 28 (1.64%) VMware
7 25 (1.46%) Cisco
8 23 (1.35%) Red Hat
9 22 (1.29%) Fidessa
9 22 (1.29%) Google
10 20 (1.17%) HP
10 20 (1.17%) Splunk
11 19 (1.11%) Adobe
12 18 (1.05%) Citrix
13 16 (0.94%) Tableau
14 15 (0.88%) Cognos
14 15 (0.88%) GoldenSource
15 13 (0.76%) Sun
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