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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 36 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1111 1247 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.25% 5.88% 7.39%
As % of the General category 11.53% 12.90% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 921 1267
Average daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £80.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
9634 9668 10479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 45.59% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6776 6971 7346
Average daily rate £500 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 103 181
Average hourly rate £26.59 £20.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +5 243 £550 +4.76% 79
Canary Wharf +9 17 £550 +4.76%
Docklands, London -1 11 £518 +6.15% 1
Croydon -20 1 - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2557 (100.00%) Banking
2 1219 (47.67%) Finance
3 597 (23.35%) Front Office
3 597 (23.35%) Java
4 561 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
5 543 (21.24%) SQL
6 365 (14.27%) Derivative
7 331 (12.94%) C#
8 318 (12.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 316 (12.36%) Equities
10 302 (11.81%) Unix
11 262 (10.25%) Oracle
12 258 (10.09%) Business Analysis
13 256 (10.01%) Fixed Income
13 256 (10.01%) Project Management
14 240 (9.39%) Linux
15 238 (9.31%) SQL Server
16 234 (9.15%) HTML
17 218 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
18 213 (8.33%) JavaScript
19 198 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
20 196 (7.67%) .NET
21 194 (7.59%) Multithreading
22 192 (7.51%) Risk Management
23 189 (7.39%) Back Office
24 181 (7.08%) Degree
25 178 (6.96%) Market Risk
26 175 (6.84%) Migration
26 175 (6.84%) Windows
27 164 (6.41%) TDD

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 43 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
2 34 (1.33%) Node.js
3 27 (1.06%) Apache Spark
4 23 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 20 (0.78%) Confluence
6 16 (0.63%) Apache
6 16 (0.63%) Skype for Business
6 16 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 16 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 14 (0.55%) JBoss
8 12 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.39%) SAS
11 9 (0.35%) IIS
12 8 (0.31%) GemFire
12 8 (0.31%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.23%) CMS
13 6 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.20%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 102 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.11%) MS Office
3 48 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 45 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 44 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 35 (1.37%) MS Project
7 19 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 18 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (1.17%) Summit
2 14 (0.55%) ION MarketView
3 10 (0.39%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 6 (0.23%) Adaptiv
5 6 (0.23%) RMDS
5 6 (0.23%) TradeThru
6 5 (0.20%) Loan IQ
7 4 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.16%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
7 4 (0.16%) SunGard Martini
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 3 (0.12%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 2 (0.078%) assyst
9 2 (0.078%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.078%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.12%) SaaS
4 2 (0.078%) GitHub
4 2 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.039%) IaaS
5 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.039%) Office 365
5 1 (0.039%) PaaS
5 1 (0.039%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.03%) TCP/IP
2 41 (1.60%) Firewall
3 30 (1.17%) SAN
4 27 (1.06%) DNS
5 19 (0.74%) Multicast
6 16 (0.63%) BGP
6 16 (0.63%) DHCP
6 16 (0.63%) Internet
6 16 (0.63%) OSPF
7 15 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 14 (0.55%) LAN
8 14 (0.55%) VPN
8 14 (0.55%) WAN
9 13 (0.51%) EIGRP
9 13 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (0.43%) SSL
12 10 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (0.35%) LDAP
13 9 (0.35%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (9.31%) SQL Server
2 73 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (2.78%) Big Data
4 67 (2.62%) Relational Database
5 64 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 59 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 55 (2.15%) MongoDB
8 52 (2.03%) Hadoop
9 41 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 41 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 40 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (1.10%) NoSQL
12 26 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 25 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 24 (0.94%) QlikView
15 19 (0.74%) Data Mining
16 16 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
18 14 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 92 (3.60%) JIRA
2 58 (2.27%) Maven
3 56 (2.19%) Subversion
4 50 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 39 (1.53%) TeamCity
6 29 (1.13%) Jenkins
7 28 (1.10%) JUnit
7 28 (1.10%) Selenium
8 26 (1.02%) HP UFT
9 19 (0.74%) Grunt
10 17 (0.66%) Cucumber
10 17 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 17 (0.66%) Visual Studio
11 16 (0.63%) Axure RP
12 15 (0.59%) IntelliJ
13 14 (0.55%) Ant
13 14 (0.55%) Gradle
14 12 (0.47%) ClearCase
14 12 (0.47%) ClearQuest
15 11 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2557 (100.00%) Banking
2 1219 (47.67%) Finance
3 597 (23.35%) Front Office
4 189 (7.39%) Back Office
5 54 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 46 (1.80%) Retail
7 41 (1.60%) Legal
8 27 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
8 27 (1.06%) International Banking
9 21 (0.82%) Private Banking
10 19 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 12 (0.47%) Advertising
12 11 (0.43%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.39%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.31%) Billing
14 8 (0.31%) Games
14 8 (0.31%) Marketing
15 7 (0.27%) Law
15 7 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 902 (35.28%) Developer
2 693 (27.10%) Analyst
3 492 (19.24%) Business Analyst
4 317 (12.40%) Java Developer
5 253 (9.89%) Project Manager
6 230 (8.99%) Banking Analyst
7 146 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 145 (5.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 125 (4.89%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 102 (3.99%) Senior Developer
11 93 (3.64%) Investment Banking Project Manager
12 81 (3.17%) Architect
12 81 (3.17%) SQL Developer
13 80 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
14 76 (2.97%) Risk Analyst
15 71 (2.78%) Front Office Developer
16 70 (2.74%) Consultant
17 69 (2.70%) C++ Developer
18 67 (2.62%) Support Analyst
19 65 (2.54%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (9.15%) HTML
2 196 (7.67%) .NET
3 152 (5.94%) AngularJS
4 117 (4.58%) HTML5
5 105 (4.11%) Spring
6 103 (4.03%) CSS
7 97 (3.79%) FIX Protocol
8 94 (3.68%) WPF
9 80 (3.13%) XML
10 61 (2.39%) WCF
11 56 (2.19%) Web Services
12 54 (2.11%) CSS3
13 52 (2.03%) Hibernate
13 52 (2.03%) JMS
14 51 (1.99%) React
15 45 (1.76%) Middleware
16 41 (1.60%) ASP.NET
17 39 (1.53%) .NET Framework
18 36 (1.41%) REST
19 31 (1.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 365 (14.27%) Derivative
2 318 (12.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 316 (12.36%) Equities
4 256 (10.01%) Fixed Income
5 198 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
6 178 (6.96%) Market Risk
7 121 (4.73%) Credit Risk
8 104 (4.07%) User Experience
9 81 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
10 73 (2.85%) Computer Science
11 69 (2.70%) Mathematics
12 51 (1.99%) Data Structures
12 51 (1.99%) Hedge funds
13 46 (1.80%) Management Information System
14 42 (1.64%) Visualisation
15 40 (1.56%) Fintech
15 40 (1.56%) Reference Data
16 35 (1.37%) Data Centre
17 32 (1.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 29 (1.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 302 (11.81%) Unix
2 240 (9.39%) Linux
3 175 (6.84%) Windows
4 77 (3.01%) Solaris
5 27 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 25 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 23 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.47%) AIX
8 12 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.27%) SUSE
10 7 (0.27%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.078%) Android
12 2 (0.078%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.078%) CatOS
13 1 (0.039%) HPUX
13 1 (0.039%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.039%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (10.09%) Business Analysis
3 256 (10.01%) Project Management
4 218 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 194 (7.59%) Multithreading
6 192 (7.51%) Risk Management
7 175 (6.84%) Migration
8 164 (6.41%) TDD
9 159 (6.22%) SDLC
9 159 (6.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 150 (5.87%) Electronic Trading
11 149 (5.83%) Analytics
12 123 (4.81%) Low Latency
13 115 (4.50%) ITIL
14 105 (4.11%) Data Modelling
15 103 (4.03%) Change Management
16 102 (3.99%) OO
17 96 (3.75%) PRINCE2
18 91 (3.56%) Software Engineering
19 85 (3.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 597 (23.35%) Java
2 543 (21.24%) SQL
3 331 (12.94%) C#
4 213 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 162 (6.34%) C++
6 149 (5.83%) Python
7 112 (4.38%) Scala
8 93 (3.64%) Perl
9 88 (3.44%) Shell Script
10 74 (2.89%) VBA
11 61 (2.39%) T-SQL
12 37 (1.45%) PowerShell
13 32 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.21%) VB
15 27 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 24 (0.94%) Tcl
17 22 (0.86%) C
18 21 (0.82%) VB.NET
19 19 (0.74%) Korn
20 17 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 181 (7.08%) Degree
2 47 (1.84%) PMI Certification
3 31 (1.21%) PhD
4 29 (1.13%) PMP
5 26 (1.02%) ISEB
6 25 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.51%) CISA
9 13 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.47%) CISSP
11 11 (0.43%) CCNP
12 10 (0.39%) CISM
13 9 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.31%) Security Cleared
15 6 (0.23%) MCSE
15 6 (0.23%) SC Cleared
16 5 (0.20%) CCIE
17 4 (0.16%) ACCA
17 4 (0.16%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (5.59%) QA
2 128 (5.01%) MiFID
3 68 (2.66%) EMIR
4 52 (2.03%) Dodd-Frank
5 33 (1.29%) Basel III
6 32 (1.25%) Data Quality
7 30 (1.17%) FATCA
8 23 (0.90%) AIFMD
9 22 (0.86%) SLA
10 10 (0.39%) COREP
11 9 (0.35%) CRD IV
12 7 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.23%) COBIT
14 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
15 4 (0.16%) SEPA
15 4 (0.16%) UCITS
16 3 (0.12%) Basel II
16 3 (0.12%) SDET
17 2 (0.078%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 38 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.86%) NFS
4 11 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.27%) HDFS
7 6 (0.23%) Docker
8 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.16%) Samba
9 3 (0.12%) vSphere
10 2 (0.078%) KVM
10 2 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.078%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.039%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.039%) RHEV
11 1 (0.039%) Snort
11 1 (0.039%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.039%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (1.56%) Puppet
2 27 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
4 14 (0.55%) Data Guard
5 12 (0.47%) Control-M
6 11 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.39%) Foglight
7 10 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (0.39%) SCCM
8 9 (0.35%) FortiGate
8 9 (0.35%) Nagios
9 8 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.27%) Ganglia
10 7 (0.27%) Kibana
10 7 (0.27%) logstash
11 6 (0.23%) Ansible
12 5 (0.20%) SCOM
12 5 (0.20%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 262 (10.25%) Oracle
2 136 (5.32%) Sybase
3 110 (4.30%) Murex
4 106 (4.15%) Microsoft
5 63 (2.46%) Calypso
6 53 (2.07%) Adobe
7 50 (1.96%) Fidessa
8 49 (1.92%) HP
9 43 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 37 (1.45%) IBM
11 36 (1.41%) Cisco
12 33 (1.29%) VMware
13 32 (1.25%) Bloomberg
13 32 (1.25%) Splunk
14 31 (1.21%) TIBCO
15 29 (1.13%) Reuters
16 27 (1.06%) ION Trading
17 25 (0.98%) F5
18 24 (0.94%) ServiceNow
19 23 (0.90%) Sun
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