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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 26 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1328 1580 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.21% 7.05% 9.86%
As % of the General category 13.45% 15.19% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 1237 1590
Average daily rate
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£550 £540 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
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 - - £27.25
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
9872 10399 10549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.17% 46.41% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6975 7278 7569
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 202 118
Average hourly rate £19.01 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.87 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 March 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 March 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
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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 -7 361 £550 - 99
Docklands, London -1 25 £540 +5.36% 8
Canary Wharf +2 13 £525 -19.23%
Bromley - - - - 1
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2697 (100.00%) Banking
2 1133 (42.01%) Finance
3 757 (28.07%) SQL
4 584 (21.65%) Front Office
5 563 (20.88%) Java
6 533 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
7 368 (13.64%) Oracle
8 358 (13.27%) Derivative
9 348 (12.90%) C#
10 338 (12.53%) UNIX
11 301 (11.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 284 (10.53%) .NET
13 261 (9.68%) Business Analysis
14 259 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
15 255 (9.45%) Linux
16 237 (8.79%) SQL Server
17 234 (8.68%) Fixed Income
18 230 (8.53%) Project Management
19 227 (8.42%) JavaScript
19 227 (8.42%) OO
19 227 (8.42%) Degree
20 219 (8.12%) C++
21 210 (7.79%) TDD
22 209 (7.75%) Windows
23 206 (7.64%) Risk Management
24 202 (7.49%) Python
25 194 (7.19%) Microsoft
26 193 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
27 190 (7.04%) Multithreading
28 184 (6.82%) MS Excel

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 56 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 25 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
4 24 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 19 (0.70%) Apache
6 18 (0.67%) SAS
7 17 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 17 (0.63%) Confluence
8 16 (0.59%) Node.js
8 16 (0.59%) Apache Spark
9 15 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
10 12 (0.44%) JBoss
11 11 (0.41%) IIS
11 11 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.30%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.19%) FileNet
Applications
1 184 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 110 (4.08%) MS Office
3 70 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.08%) MS Project
6 9 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.26%) Open Workbench
8 6 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.037%) SPSS
11 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.037%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 23 (0.85%) ION MarketView
2 15 (0.56%) Summit
3 11 (0.41%) RMDS
3 11 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
6 7 (0.26%) Algo Collateral
6 7 (0.26%) assyst
7 5 (0.19%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.15%) Eikon
9 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.11%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.11%) Global One
9 3 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.074%) Misys Midas
10 2 (0.074%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.074%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.037%) PaaS
4 1 (0.037%) GitHub
4 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.037%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.74%) Firewall
2 47 (1.74%) Internet
3 37 (1.37%) Multicast
4 31 (1.15%) BGP
4 31 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 29 (1.08%) MPLS
6 26 (0.96%) LAN
7 25 (0.93%) EIGRP
8 23 (0.85%) SAN
8 23 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (0.82%) Wireless
10 18 (0.67%) VPN
10 18 (0.67%) WAN
11 17 (0.63%) OSPF
12 16 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (0.52%) Network Security
14 13 (0.48%) VPLS
15 11 (0.41%) DNS
16 10 (0.37%) NetScaler
17 8 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 180 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 112 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (2.71%) Oracle Database
5 69 (2.56%) Big Data
6 61 (2.26%) RDBMS
7 58 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 53 (1.97%) Hadoop
9 52 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 39 (1.45%) QlikView
12 34 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (1.22%) Data Mining
14 30 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (1.00%) MS Access
16 26 (0.96%) DB2
17 24 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (0.56%) Sybase ASE
20 14 (0.52%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 80 (2.97%) JIRA
2 63 (2.34%) TeamCity
3 53 (1.97%) Subversion
4 51 (1.89%) Maven
5 38 (1.41%) NUnit
6 34 (1.26%) Selenium
7 33 (1.22%) jMock
8 28 (1.04%) Git (software)
9 26 (0.96%) Grunt
9 26 (0.96%) Visual Studio
10 25 (0.93%) Ant
10 25 (0.93%) JUnit
10 25 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 20 (0.74%) CruiseControl
12 19 (0.70%) Bower
13 17 (0.63%) Jenkins
14 16 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
15 15 (0.56%) MSI
16 13 (0.48%) Jasmine
16 13 (0.48%) Cucumber
General
1 2697 (100.00%) Banking
2 1133 (42.01%) Finance
3 584 (21.65%) Front Office
4 121 (4.49%) Back Office
5 81 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 71 (2.63%) Legal
7 51 (1.89%) Retail
8 18 (0.67%) General Ledger
9 16 (0.59%) Billing
10 15 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
11 14 (0.52%) Law
11 14 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 13 (0.48%) Advertising
12 13 (0.48%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.44%) Private Banking
13 12 (0.44%) Marketing
14 7 (0.26%) French Language
15 5 (0.19%) International Banking
16 3 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 942 (34.93%) Developer
2 767 (28.44%) Analyst
3 500 (18.54%) Business Analyst
4 275 (10.20%) Java Developer
5 237 (8.79%) Project Manager
6 153 (5.67%) C# Developer
6 153 (5.67%) Banking Business Analyst
7 143 (5.30%) Architect
8 122 (4.52%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 105 (3.89%) Senior Developer
10 102 (3.78%) C++ Developer
11 72 (2.67%) Support Analyst
12 65 (2.41%) .NET Developer
13 64 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
13 64 (2.37%) Applications Support
14 60 (2.22%) Risk Analyst
14 60 (2.22%) IT Business Analyst
15 59 (2.19%) Python Developer
16 57 (2.11%) Test Manager
17 52 (1.93%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (10.53%) .NET
2 183 (6.79%) HTML
3 150 (5.56%) XML
4 141 (5.23%) HTML5
5 105 (3.89%) AngularJS
5 105 (3.89%) WPF
6 100 (3.71%) CSS
7 85 (3.15%) Spring
8 76 (2.82%) Hibernate
9 68 (2.52%) WCF
9 68 (2.52%) jQuery
10 61 (2.26%) .NET Framework
11 60 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
12 58 (2.15%) RESTful
13 57 (2.11%) STL
13 57 (2.11%) Middleware
14 56 (2.08%) Web Services
15 53 (1.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 44 (1.63%) ASP.NET
17 41 (1.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 358 (13.27%) Derivative
2 301 (11.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 259 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 234 (8.68%) Fixed Income
5 174 (6.45%) Equities
6 131 (4.86%) Market Risk
7 111 (4.12%) Credit Risk
8 96 (3.56%) Equity Derivative
9 70 (2.60%) Computer Science
10 52 (1.93%) Mathematics
11 48 (1.78%) Management Information System
12 47 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
13 42 (1.56%) Reference Data
14 39 (1.45%) User Experience
15 36 (1.33%) Hedge funds
16 35 (1.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 27 (1.00%) PMI
18 23 (0.85%) Data Structures
19 21 (0.78%) Algorithms
19 21 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 338 (12.53%) UNIX
2 255 (9.45%) Linux
3 209 (7.75%) Windows
4 59 (2.19%) Solaris
5 35 (1.30%) Windows 7
6 31 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 14 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.30%) SUSE
11 7 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.19%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.15%) AIX
14 2 (0.074%) HPUX
14 2 (0.074%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.074%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.074%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (9.68%) Business Analysis
3 230 (8.53%) Project Management
4 227 (8.42%) OO
5 210 (7.79%) TDD
6 206 (7.64%) Risk Management
7 193 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 190 (7.04%) Multithreading
9 171 (6.34%) Data Modelling
10 164 (6.08%) Analytics
11 150 (5.56%) Low Latency
12 127 (4.71%) Data Analysis
13 126 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 119 (4.41%) Migration
15 104 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
16 103 (3.82%) Scrum
17 89 (3.30%) ITIL
18 87 (3.23%) ETL
18 87 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
19 86 (3.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 757 (28.07%) SQL
2 563 (20.88%) Java
3 348 (12.90%) C#
4 227 (8.42%) JavaScript
5 219 (8.12%) C++
6 202 (7.49%) Python
7 115 (4.26%) Perl
8 98 (3.63%) VBA
9 65 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 59 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 48 (1.78%) T-SQL
12 40 (1.48%) C
13 30 (1.11%) Korn
13 30 (1.11%) Scala
14 27 (1.00%) VB
15 26 (0.96%) Bash Shell
16 23 (0.85%) PowerShell
17 15 (0.56%) Ruby
18 14 (0.52%) XAML
19 13 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 227 (8.42%) Degree
2 47 (1.74%) PMI Certification
3 46 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (1.45%) PMP
5 35 (1.30%) ISEB
6 33 (1.22%) CCNP
7 23 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 19 (0.70%) CCIE
8 19 (0.70%) CISSP
9 15 (0.56%) CCNA
10 14 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.41%) CISA
13 8 (0.30%) CISM
13 8 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.22%) PhD
16 4 (0.15%) MBA
16 4 (0.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.60%) QA
2 73 (2.71%) EMIR
3 53 (1.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 47 (1.74%) FATCA
5 18 (0.67%) Basel III
5 18 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.67%) MiFID
6 17 (0.63%) SLA
7 13 (0.48%) COREP
8 11 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.33%) FINREP
10 7 (0.26%) CRD IV
11 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.15%) COBIT
12 4 (0.15%) Basel II
13 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.11%) AIFMD
14 2 (0.074%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.037%) GAAP
System Software
1 43 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.70%) vSphere
4 10 (0.37%) XenApp
5 9 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (0.30%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.22%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.22%) HDFS
9 5 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.15%) NFS
10 4 (0.15%) KVM
11 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.037%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.037%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.037%) RACF
Systems Management
1 59 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.70%) Control-M
3 13 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 9 (0.33%) SCCM
5 8 (0.30%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.19%) logstash
7 5 (0.19%) Kibana
7 5 (0.19%) Puppet
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.15%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.11%) Nagios
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 368 (13.64%) Oracle
2 194 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 133 (4.93%) Sybase
4 82 (3.04%) IBM
5 72 (2.67%) Cisco
6 47 (1.74%) TIBCO
7 45 (1.67%) VMware
8 39 (1.45%) Bloomberg
8 39 (1.45%) Business Objects
8 39 (1.45%) Murex
8 39 (1.45%) HP
9 32 (1.19%) F5
10 30 (1.11%) Juniper
11 29 (1.08%) ION Trading
12 28 (1.04%) Reuters
13 25 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 25 (0.93%) Cognos
14 24 (0.89%) CheckPoint
15 23 (0.85%) Informatica
16 22 (0.82%) SAP
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: (competitive)
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £45,000 - £65,000 (determined by years of experience) + package and be
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £0 to £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago