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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 59 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -5
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 761 1342 1531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.56% 5.74% 6.55%
As % of the General category 8.08% 12.37% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 1028 1190
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.70 £32.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.56% +82.85%
UK excluding London median 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
9415 10845 10521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.09% 46.41% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6957 7821 7433
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 118 137
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.17 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

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 25 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 June 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 -17 165 £600 +9.09% 48
Canary Wharf -7 7 £500 -4.30%
Docklands, London -8 6 £600 +6.19%
Bromley -7 3 £585 - 1
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1783 (100.00%) Banking
2 849 (47.62%) Finance
3 440 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 422 (23.67%) Java
5 417 (23.39%) Front Office
6 399 (22.38%) SQL
7 278 (15.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 231 (12.96%) C#
9 218 (12.23%) Derivative
10 204 (11.44%) Oracle
10 204 (11.44%) Equities
11 199 (11.16%) Project Management
12 197 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 193 (10.82%) Fixed Income
14 190 (10.66%) JavaScript
15 182 (10.21%) HTML
16 176 (9.87%) Unix
17 170 (9.53%) Business Analysis
18 164 (9.20%) TDD
19 156 (8.75%) .NET
20 151 (8.47%) SQL Server
21 134 (7.52%) AngularJS
22 132 (7.40%) Linux
23 128 (7.18%) Multithreading
24 126 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
25 123 (6.90%) Migration
26 121 (6.79%) Windows
26 121 (6.79%) CSS
27 115 (6.45%) Back Office
27 115 (6.45%) HTML5

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 30 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
2 28 (1.57%) Apache Spark
3 27 (1.51%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.23%) SAS
5 21 (1.18%) Jetty
5 21 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 16 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 13 (0.73%) Skype for Business
7 13 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.67%) Confluence
9 11 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (0.62%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.56%) Apache
11 9 (0.50%) IIS
12 8 (0.45%) JBoss
12 8 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.39%) Mule
14 6 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.28%) CMS
15 5 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 89 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (1.79%) MS Office
4 20 (1.12%) Photoshop
5 18 (1.01%) MS Project
6 17 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.84%) MS Visio
8 10 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.73%) ION MarketView
2 11 (0.62%) Summit
3 7 (0.39%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.22%) Loan IQ
4 4 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
4 4 (0.22%) SunGard Martini
5 3 (0.17%) Eikon
5 3 (0.17%) Hi Portfolio
5 3 (0.17%) RMDS
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Global One
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 2 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Ubix
7 1 (0.056%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.056%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.056%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.056%) Exstream
7 1 (0.056%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.62%) PaaS
2 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.34%) GitHub
4 6 (0.34%) IaaS
5 4 (0.22%) SaaS
6 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.056%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.056%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.23%) SAN
2 17 (0.95%) Firewall
3 13 (0.73%) NAS
4 9 (0.50%) LAN
4 9 (0.50%) PBX
5 8 (0.45%) Multicast
6 7 (0.39%) DNS
6 7 (0.39%) MPLS
7 6 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.34%) WAN
8 5 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.28%) Network Security
8 5 (0.28%) VPN
9 4 (0.22%) FTP
9 4 (0.22%) HTTP
9 4 (0.22%) Internet
9 4 (0.22%) Intranet
9 4 (0.22%) Wireless
10 3 (0.17%) DHCP
10 3 (0.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 65 (3.65%) Oracle Database
4 62 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (2.47%) Big Data
6 42 (2.36%) Hadoop
7 38 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 23 (1.29%) KDB
10 23 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (1.07%) NoSQL
14 18 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
14 18 (1.01%) Data Mart
15 16 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (3.53%) JIRA
2 58 (3.25%) Maven
3 52 (2.92%) Git (software)
4 44 (2.47%) Subversion
5 40 (2.24%) Selenium
6 37 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 26 (1.46%) Jenkins
8 19 (1.07%) Cucumber
8 19 (1.07%) JUnit
9 18 (1.01%) HP UFT
10 16 (0.90%) Grunt
10 16 (0.90%) IntelliJ
11 13 (0.73%) gulp
11 13 (0.73%) NUnit
12 11 (0.62%) PowerDesigner
12 11 (0.62%) SpecFlow
13 10 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.50%) Visual Studio
15 8 (0.45%) Mockito
General
1 1783 (100.00%) Banking
2 849 (47.62%) Finance
3 417 (23.39%) Front Office
4 115 (6.45%) Back Office
5 38 (2.13%) Legal
5 38 (2.13%) Retail
6 35 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.07%) Retail Banking
8 14 (0.79%) Marketing
9 11 (0.62%) Private Banking
10 9 (0.50%) Billing
11 8 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.34%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.34%) International Banking
12 6 (0.34%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.28%) Advertising
13 5 (0.28%) French Language
14 4 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
15 2 (0.11%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 596 (33.43%) Developer
2 501 (28.10%) Analyst
3 338 (18.96%) Business Analyst
4 204 (11.44%) Java Developer
5 172 (9.65%) Project Manager
6 166 (9.31%) Banking Analyst
7 124 (6.95%) Senior Developer
8 104 (5.83%) C# Developer
9 92 (5.16%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 76 (4.26%) Architect
11 69 (3.87%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 61 (3.42%) SQL Developer
13 58 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
14 52 (2.92%) Support Analyst
15 49 (2.75%) Banking Business Analyst
16 48 (2.69%) Consultant
16 48 (2.69%) Front Office Developer
17 46 (2.58%) IT Manager
17 46 (2.58%) Senior Java Developer
18 44 (2.47%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (10.21%) HTML
2 156 (8.75%) .NET
3 134 (7.52%) AngularJS
4 121 (6.79%) CSS
5 115 (6.45%) HTML5
6 105 (5.89%) Spring
7 85 (4.77%) XML
8 75 (4.21%) CSS3
9 57 (3.20%) WPF
10 54 (3.03%) REST
11 50 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
12 46 (2.58%) Hibernate
13 44 (2.47%) React
14 40 (2.24%) Web Services
15 35 (1.96%) .NET Framework
15 35 (1.96%) JMS
16 34 (1.91%) XSLT
17 33 (1.85%) WCF
18 31 (1.74%) Middleware
19 29 (1.63%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 278 (15.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 218 (12.23%) Derivative
3 204 (11.44%) Equities
4 193 (10.82%) Fixed Income
5 126 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (5.27%) Market Risk
7 85 (4.77%) User Experience
8 79 (4.43%) Credit Risk
9 42 (2.36%) Equity Derivative
10 41 (2.30%) Computer Science
11 34 (1.91%) Hedge funds
12 32 (1.79%) Mathematics
13 31 (1.74%) Virtual Team
14 30 (1.68%) Data Centre
15 29 (1.63%) Reference Data
15 29 (1.63%) Visualisation
16 24 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (1.29%) OTC Derivatives
18 22 (1.23%) Management Information System
19 21 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 176 (9.87%) Unix
2 132 (7.40%) Linux
3 121 (6.79%) Windows
4 25 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.18%) Solaris
6 17 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.28%) AIX
11 4 (0.22%) SUSE
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.11%) Android
13 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.11%) Mesosphere
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.056%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (11.16%) Project Management
3 197 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 170 (9.53%) Business Analysis
5 164 (9.20%) TDD
6 128 (7.18%) Multithreading
7 123 (6.90%) Migration
8 113 (6.34%) Risk Management
9 112 (6.28%) SDLC
10 103 (5.78%) Electronic Trading
11 98 (5.50%) Data Modelling
12 92 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 87 (4.88%) Analytics
14 78 (4.37%) Low Latency
15 75 (4.21%) Scrum
16 74 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
17 71 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
18 70 (3.93%) Data Analysis
19 69 (3.87%) BDD
20 68 (3.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 422 (23.67%) Java
2 399 (22.38%) SQL
3 231 (12.96%) C#
4 190 (10.66%) JavaScript
5 87 (4.88%) Python
6 75 (4.21%) C++
7 51 (2.86%) VBA
8 46 (2.58%) Perl
9 44 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 40 (2.24%) Scala
11 38 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 35 (1.96%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.46%) T-SQL
14 24 (1.35%) VB
15 19 (1.07%) TypeScript
16 18 (1.01%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.73%) Ruby
18 11 (0.62%) VB.NET
19 9 (0.50%) C
20 8 (0.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 89 (4.99%) Degree
2 25 (1.40%) PMI Certification
3 19 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (0.95%) PMP
5 15 (0.84%) PhD
6 13 (0.73%) ISEB
7 12 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.45%) CISA
9 7 (0.39%) CISSP
10 6 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.28%) CISM
11 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.22%) ACCA
12 4 (0.22%) CCNP
12 4 (0.22%) CFA
12 4 (0.22%) MCSE
12 4 (0.22%) SAS Certification
13 3 (0.17%) CCA
13 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.43%) MiFID
1 79 (4.43%) QA
2 49 (2.75%) EMIR
3 41 (2.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 27 (1.51%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.12%) FATCA
6 12 (0.67%) Basel III
7 11 (0.62%) AIFMD
8 9 (0.50%) COREP
9 8 (0.45%) SLA
10 7 (0.39%) CRD IV
11 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.28%) Basel II
13 4 (0.22%) SEPA
13 4 (0.22%) UCITS
14 2 (0.11%) COBIT
14 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.11%) SAS 70
14 2 (0.11%) SDET
15 1 (0.056%) BS7799
System Software
1 29 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.39%) HDFS
3 7 (0.39%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.28%) Docker
4 5 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (0.22%) vSphere
5 4 (0.22%) Xen
6 3 (0.17%) KVM
6 3 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
6 3 (0.17%) XenApp
7 2 (0.11%) NFS
7 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.056%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (1.85%) Puppet
2 27 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (1.29%) ITRS Geneos
4 17 (0.95%) Ansible
5 12 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.50%) Control-M
7 8 (0.45%) SCCM
8 6 (0.34%) Ganglia
8 6 (0.34%) Kibana
8 6 (0.34%) logstash
9 5 (0.28%) Nagios
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.17%) AppDNA
11 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 3 (0.17%) Mesos
11 3 (0.17%) vRealize
11 3 (0.17%) yum
12 2 (0.11%) EnCase
12 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 204 (11.44%) Oracle
2 82 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 78 (4.37%) Murex
4 63 (3.53%) Sybase
5 37 (2.08%) Bloomberg
6 36 (2.02%) Adobe
7 33 (1.85%) HP
8 31 (1.74%) Calypso
9 29 (1.63%) Fidessa
9 29 (1.63%) VMware
10 28 (1.57%) Reuters
11 27 (1.51%) IBM
11 27 (1.51%) TIBCO
12 22 (1.23%) ION Trading
12 22 (1.23%) Splunk
13 20 (1.12%) Cisco
14 18 (1.01%) Red Hat
15 15 (0.84%) Citrix
15 15 (0.84%) DataSynapse
16 14 (0.79%) SunGard
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
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Red10
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
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Lorien Resourcing
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Rate: £700 - £850 per day
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TEKsystems
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City, London
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Rate: £700 - £750 per day
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City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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