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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 27 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1413 1535 2309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.25% 6.76% 10.66%
As % of the General category 13.53% 14.85% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 1203 1706
Average daily rate
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£550 £543 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £656 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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
10442 10335 11145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.17% 45.50% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7431 7378 7755
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 137 154
Average hourly rate £22.18 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £49.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 May 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 May 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 -8 387 £550 - 66
Canary Wharf +9 25 £523 -5.00%
Docklands, London +1 22 £575 +10.57% 6
Bromley - 1 - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2625 (100.00%) Banking
2 1208 (46.02%) Finance
3 755 (28.76%) SQL
4 567 (21.60%) Front Office
5 533 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
6 522 (19.89%) Java
7 385 (14.67%) C#
8 350 (13.33%) Oracle
9 339 (12.91%) UNIX
10 334 (12.72%) Derivative
11 303 (11.54%) .NET
12 283 (10.78%) Linux
13 274 (10.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 261 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
15 250 (9.52%) Business Analysis
16 249 (9.49%) Project Management
17 244 (9.30%) SQL Server
18 239 (9.10%) Fixed Income
19 235 (8.95%) C++
19 235 (8.95%) Python
20 230 (8.76%) JavaScript
21 226 (8.61%) Degree
22 211 (8.04%) Risk Management
23 208 (7.92%) OO
24 202 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
25 201 (7.66%) SDLC
26 192 (7.31%) TDD
27 189 (7.20%) Equities
28 182 (6.93%) Microsoft
29 179 (6.82%) HTML

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 42 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 30 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
4 25 (0.95%) Apache
4 25 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 21 (0.80%) WebLogic
5 21 (0.80%) SAS
6 19 (0.72%) Apache Spark
7 15 (0.57%) Node.js
7 15 (0.57%) IIS
7 15 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 14 (0.53%) Confluence
9 12 (0.46%) MQSeries
10 10 (0.38%) JBoss
11 7 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.23%) Lync
13 5 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.19%) FileNet
Applications
1 174 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 96 (3.66%) MS Office
3 65 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 52 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 38 (1.45%) MS Project
6 15 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (0.65%) ION MarketView
2 13 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.30%) Summit
5 7 (0.27%) RMDS
6 6 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
6 6 (0.23%) Algo Collateral
7 5 (0.19%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.19%) assyst
7 5 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.19%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.15%) Eikon
9 3 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 2 (0.076%) Eagle PACE
10 2 (0.076%) Endur
10 2 (0.076%) Loan IQ
10 2 (0.076%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.23%) PaaS
2 4 (0.15%) SaaS
3 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.076%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.076%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.038%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.82%) Firewall
2 41 (1.56%) Multicast
3 37 (1.41%) Internet
4 34 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 28 (1.07%) BGP
6 27 (1.03%) MPLS
7 24 (0.91%) EIGRP
8 23 (0.88%) VPN
9 22 (0.84%) LAN
9 22 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (0.72%) Wireless
11 18 (0.69%) SAN
12 16 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (0.57%) Network Security
13 15 (0.57%) OSPF
14 13 (0.50%) DNS
14 13 (0.50%) WAN
14 13 (0.50%) VPLS
15 9 (0.34%) LDAP
15 9 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 166 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 108 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 75 (2.86%) Big Data
6 59 (2.25%) RDBMS
7 58 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 56 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 51 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 45 (1.71%) Hadoop
11 43 (1.64%) QlikView
12 40 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 32 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (1.22%) Data Mining
14 27 (1.03%) MS Access
15 25 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (0.88%) NoSQL
17 19 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (0.72%) DB2
18 13 (0.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 85 (3.24%) JIRA
2 77 (2.93%) Subversion
3 55 (2.10%) TeamCity
4 52 (1.98%) Maven
5 35 (1.33%) jMock
6 32 (1.22%) Git (software)
7 31 (1.18%) Visual Studio
8 29 (1.10%) NUnit
9 25 (0.95%) Selenium
9 25 (0.95%) Grunt
10 17 (0.65%) JUnit
11 16 (0.61%) WebDriver
12 15 (0.57%) Jenkins
12 15 (0.57%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
13 14 (0.53%) Bower
14 13 (0.50%) ERwin
15 12 (0.46%) Jasmine
16 11 (0.42%) MSI
16 11 (0.42%) CruiseControl
General
1 2625 (100.00%) Banking
2 1208 (46.02%) Finance
3 567 (21.60%) Front Office
4 120 (4.57%) Back Office
5 78 (2.97%) Legal
6 69 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 57 (2.17%) Retail
8 24 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
9 23 (0.88%) General Ledger
10 17 (0.65%) Advertising
11 16 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 15 (0.57%) Marketing
13 14 (0.53%) Billing
14 13 (0.50%) Law
15 11 (0.42%) Private Banking
16 9 (0.34%) French Language
17 7 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
17 7 (0.27%) Telecoms
18 4 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 920 (35.05%) Developer
2 731 (27.85%) Analyst
3 470 (17.90%) Business Analyst
4 250 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 241 (9.18%) Project Manager
6 156 (5.94%) C# Developer
7 148 (5.64%) Architect
8 139 (5.30%) Banking Business Analyst
9 111 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 107 (4.08%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 99 (3.77%) C++ Developer
12 76 (2.90%) .NET Developer
13 69 (2.63%) Applications Support
14 68 (2.59%) Risk Analyst
15 66 (2.51%) SQL Developer
16 63 (2.40%) Support Analyst
16 63 (2.40%) Python Developer
17 62 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
18 61 (2.32%) Data Analyst
19 60 (2.29%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (11.54%) .NET
2 179 (6.82%) HTML
3 146 (5.56%) XML
4 138 (5.26%) HTML5
5 105 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 103 (3.92%) WPF
7 93 (3.54%) CSS
8 81 (3.09%) FIX Protocol
9 68 (2.59%) WCF
10 64 (2.44%) Spring
10 64 (2.44%) Middleware
11 62 (2.36%) .NET Framework
11 62 (2.36%) RESTful
12 61 (2.32%) ASP.NET
13 58 (2.21%) Hibernate
14 56 (2.13%) jQuery
14 56 (2.13%) Web Services
15 43 (1.64%) STL
16 42 (1.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 35 (1.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 334 (12.72%) Derivative
2 274 (10.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 261 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
4 239 (9.10%) Fixed Income
5 189 (7.20%) Equities
6 150 (5.71%) Market Risk
7 130 (4.95%) Credit Risk
8 95 (3.62%) Equity Derivative
9 75 (2.86%) Computer Science
10 55 (2.10%) Management Information System
11 45 (1.71%) Reference Data
12 38 (1.45%) Mathematics
12 38 (1.45%) User Experience
13 35 (1.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 35 (1.33%) Algorithms
14 31 (1.18%) Data Centre
15 29 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 28 (1.07%) Hedge funds
16 28 (1.07%) Credit Derivative
17 24 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 339 (12.91%) UNIX
2 283 (10.78%) Linux
3 178 (6.78%) Windows
4 67 (2.55%) Solaris
5 22 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 17 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.19%) SUSE
12 5 (0.19%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.15%) AIX
13 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.11%) Android
15 2 (0.076%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.076%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.076%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.038%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 249 (9.49%) Project Management
4 211 (8.04%) Risk Management
5 208 (7.92%) OO
6 202 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 201 (7.66%) SDLC
8 192 (7.31%) TDD
9 174 (6.63%) Multithreading
10 168 (6.40%) Data Modelling
11 143 (5.45%) Analytics
12 127 (4.84%) Low Latency
13 117 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 114 (4.34%) Scrum
15 101 (3.85%) Migration
15 101 (3.85%) Data Analysis
16 98 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
17 88 (3.35%) ETL
18 84 (3.20%) Workflow
19 83 (3.16%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 755 (28.76%) SQL
2 522 (19.89%) Java
3 385 (14.67%) C#
4 235 (8.95%) C++
4 235 (8.95%) Python
5 230 (8.76%) JavaScript
6 117 (4.46%) Perl
7 90 (3.43%) VBA
8 68 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 58 (2.21%) Shell Script
10 53 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 43 (1.64%) C
12 33 (1.26%) Scala
13 26 (0.99%) Korn
14 21 (0.80%) VB
14 21 (0.80%) R
15 18 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 18 (0.69%) VB.NET
16 17 (0.65%) PowerShell
17 11 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 226 (8.61%) Degree
2 42 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 32 (1.22%) CCNP
5 31 (1.18%) ISEB
6 29 (1.10%) PMP
7 28 (1.07%) ISTQB
8 25 (0.95%) CISSP
9 17 (0.65%) CCIE
9 17 (0.65%) CISA
10 15 (0.57%) CCNA
11 11 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.42%) CISM
12 9 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.30%) PhD
14 4 (0.15%) GIAC
15 3 (0.11%) CEH
15 3 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.38%) QA
2 79 (3.01%) EMIR
3 60 (2.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 42 (1.60%) FATCA
5 34 (1.30%) MiFID
6 18 (0.69%) Basel III
7 13 (0.50%) SLA
8 12 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.42%) COREP
10 9 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.34%) COBIT
11 7 (0.27%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.23%) CRD IV
13 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.15%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 3 (0.11%) FINREP
14 3 (0.11%) AIFMD
15 2 (0.076%) Basel II
16 1 (0.038%) GAAP
System Software
1 39 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.50%) XenApp
4 10 (0.38%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.38%) vSphere
5 9 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (0.27%) HDFS
7 6 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.19%) NFS
9 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.15%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.038%) Snort
11 1 (0.038%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 40 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
3 15 (0.57%) Control-M
4 12 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
5 11 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.38%) BladeLogic
7 7 (0.27%) Puppet
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.11%) OpenView
9 3 (0.11%) Netcool
9 3 (0.11%) Nagios
9 3 (0.11%) Oozie
10 2 (0.076%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.076%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.076%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.076%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 350 (13.33%) Oracle
2 182 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 119 (4.53%) Sybase
4 73 (2.78%) IBM
5 54 (2.06%) Cisco
6 43 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 39 (1.49%) Business Objects
8 35 (1.33%) Bloomberg
9 34 (1.30%) F5
10 32 (1.22%) Informatica
11 30 (1.14%) VMware
12 29 (1.10%) HP
13 28 (1.07%) Juniper
14 26 (0.99%) Reuters
15 22 (0.84%) ION Trading
15 22 (0.84%) Red Hat
16 21 (0.80%) Citrix
17 19 (0.72%) CA
17 19 (0.72%) CheckPoint
17 19 (0.72%) ServiceNow
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