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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 26 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1399 1885 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.15% 7.92% 8.90%
As % of the General category 13.61% 16.16% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 1482 1435
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.75
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
10281 11662 10231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.18% 49.00% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7561 8252 7071
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
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 112 159 178
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £43.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 -11 372 £538 -2.27% 57
Docklands, London +2 25 £550 +1.38% 3
Canary Wharf -9 6 £550 +4.76%
Bromley -8 1 - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2888 (100.00%) Banking
2 1142 (39.54%) Finance
3 725 (25.10%) SQL
4 627 (21.71%) Front Office
5 595 (20.60%) Java
6 555 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
7 439 (15.20%) Oracle
8 338 (11.70%) C#
9 335 (11.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 334 (11.57%) Derivative
11 331 (11.46%) UNIX
12 319 (11.05%) Linux
13 315 (10.91%) Windows
14 272 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
15 267 (9.25%) Project Management
16 259 (8.97%) Business Analysis
17 247 (8.55%) SQL Server
18 239 (8.28%) .NET
19 234 (8.10%) Fixed Income
20 233 (8.07%) OO
21 231 (8.00%) Degree
22 227 (7.86%) C++
22 227 (7.86%) Microsoft
23 222 (7.69%) Multithreading
24 216 (7.48%) TDD
25 211 (7.31%) Risk Management
26 209 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
27 189 (6.54%) JavaScript
28 185 (6.41%) Python
29 178 (6.16%) MS Excel

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 81 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 42 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 32 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
3 32 (1.11%) Apache
4 29 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 29 (1.00%) IIS
5 21 (0.73%) Node.js
6 19 (0.66%) JBoss
7 18 (0.62%) WebLogic
7 18 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
8 17 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
8 17 (0.59%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.48%) IBM Notes
10 12 (0.42%) SAS
10 12 (0.42%) Confluence
11 11 (0.38%) Lync
12 10 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 178 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 126 (4.36%) MS Office
3 92 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 40 (1.39%) MS Project
6 17 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.14%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.069%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.035%) SPSS
11 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 28 (0.97%) ION MarketView
2 19 (0.66%) Summit
3 13 (0.45%) RMDS
4 12 (0.42%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
7 7 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
8 6 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.21%) assyst
9 5 (0.17%) Global One
9 5 (0.17%) Algo Collateral
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.14%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
10 4 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
10 4 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
11 3 (0.10%) Kondor+
11 3 (0.10%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 2 (0.069%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.21%) Force.com
3 5 (0.17%) Office 365
4 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.035%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.46%) Firewall
2 45 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.32%) LAN
4 37 (1.28%) WAN
5 34 (1.18%) BGP
5 34 (1.18%) Multicast
6 30 (1.04%) Internet
7 27 (0.93%) MPLS
7 27 (0.93%) SAN
8 26 (0.90%) OSPF
8 26 (0.90%) EIGRP
9 25 (0.87%) DNS
10 24 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (0.73%) LDAP
12 18 (0.62%) Intranet
13 15 (0.52%) VPN
14 13 (0.45%) Wireless
15 12 (0.42%) DHCP
15 12 (0.42%) Network Security
16 11 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 147 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 95 (3.29%) Oracle Database
4 92 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (2.91%) Big Data
6 56 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 54 (1.87%) QlikView
8 47 (1.63%) Hadoop
9 46 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 38 (1.32%) DB2
12 32 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (0.97%) Sybase ASE
15 26 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (0.90%) MongoDB
16 24 (0.83%) Data Mining
17 20 (0.69%) NoSQL
18 19 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
19 18 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 74 (2.56%) JIRA
2 63 (2.18%) TeamCity
3 62 (2.15%) Subversion
4 56 (1.94%) Maven
5 50 (1.73%) JUnit
6 42 (1.45%) Git (software)
7 37 (1.28%) Ant
8 29 (1.00%) CruiseControl
9 28 (0.97%) jMock
10 23 (0.80%) Selenium
10 23 (0.80%) Eclipse
11 22 (0.76%) NUnit
12 20 (0.69%) Visual Studio
13 18 (0.62%) Grunt
14 17 (0.59%) WebDriver
14 17 (0.59%) Mockito
15 15 (0.52%) Jasmine
16 13 (0.45%) Bower
17 11 (0.38%) Jenkins
17 11 (0.38%) Cucumber
General
1 2888 (100.00%) Banking
2 1142 (39.54%) Finance
3 627 (21.71%) Front Office
4 118 (4.09%) Back Office
5 102 (3.53%) Financial Institution
6 81 (2.80%) Legal
7 41 (1.42%) Retail
8 24 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 17 (0.59%) Private Banking
9 17 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
10 15 (0.52%) Marketing
11 14 (0.48%) Law
11 14 (0.48%) Billing
12 11 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.38%) French Language
13 9 (0.31%) Games
13 9 (0.31%) Advertising
14 8 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.28%) International Banking
15 7 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 929 (32.17%) Developer
2 802 (27.77%) Analyst
3 471 (16.31%) Business Analyst
4 287 (9.94%) Project Manager
5 282 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 135 (4.67%) Banking Business Analyst
7 134 (4.64%) C# Developer
8 124 (4.29%) Architect
9 107 (3.70%) C++ Developer
10 99 (3.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 98 (3.39%) Senior Developer
12 91 (3.15%) Support Analyst
13 80 (2.77%) Consultant
14 72 (2.49%) Data Analyst
15 62 (2.15%) Python Developer
16 57 (1.97%) IT Business Analyst
17 56 (1.94%) Test Manager
18 55 (1.90%) Risk Analyst
19 54 (1.87%) Applications Support
20 53 (1.84%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (8.28%) .NET
2 161 (5.57%) HTML
3 148 (5.12%) XML
4 112 (3.88%) Spring
5 108 (3.74%) HTML5
6 98 (3.39%) WPF
7 93 (3.22%) Hibernate
8 82 (2.84%) Middleware
9 78 (2.70%) CSS
10 76 (2.63%) WCF
11 74 (2.56%) AngularJS
12 71 (2.46%) Web Services
13 64 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
13 64 (2.22%) jQuery
14 49 (1.70%) JMS
15 46 (1.59%) STL
16 44 (1.52%) J2EE
17 43 (1.49%) .NET Framework
18 41 (1.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 39 (1.35%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 335 (11.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 334 (11.57%) Derivative
3 272 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
4 234 (8.10%) Fixed Income
5 161 (5.57%) Equities
6 158 (5.47%) Market Risk
7 146 (5.06%) Credit Risk
8 95 (3.29%) Computer Science
9 83 (2.87%) Credit Derivative
10 64 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
11 58 (2.01%) Data Structures
12 50 (1.73%) Reference Data
13 49 (1.70%) Mathematics
14 47 (1.63%) Hedge funds
15 41 (1.42%) User Experience
15 41 (1.42%) Management Information System
16 31 (1.07%) Replication
16 31 (1.07%) Visualisation
17 30 (1.04%) N-Tier
18 29 (1.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 331 (11.46%) UNIX
2 319 (11.05%) Linux
3 315 (10.91%) Windows
4 75 (2.60%) Solaris
5 59 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (2.01%) Windows 7
7 44 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 20 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (0.55%) SUSE
11 10 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.24%) AIX
14 6 (0.21%) Android
15 4 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.10%) HPUX
17 1 (0.035%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.035%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (9.25%) Project Management
3 259 (8.97%) Business Analysis
4 233 (8.07%) OO
5 222 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 216 (7.48%) TDD
7 211 (7.31%) Risk Management
8 209 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 167 (5.78%) Analytics
10 162 (5.61%) Low Latency
11 159 (5.51%) Data Modelling
12 149 (5.16%) Data Analysis
13 142 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 128 (4.43%) Migration
15 103 (3.57%) Scrum
16 99 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
17 94 (3.25%) ETL
17 94 (3.25%) ITIL
18 91 (3.15%) Change Management
19 84 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 725 (25.10%) SQL
2 595 (20.60%) Java
3 338 (11.70%) C#
4 227 (7.86%) C++
5 189 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 185 (6.41%) Python
7 112 (3.88%) Perl
8 80 (2.77%) VBA
9 79 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 77 (2.67%) PL/SQL
11 62 (2.15%) PowerShell
12 47 (1.63%) C
13 36 (1.25%) VB
14 32 (1.11%) Scala
15 29 (1.00%) T-SQL
16 27 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 24 (0.83%) Korn
18 18 (0.62%) XAML
19 16 (0.55%) Ruby
20 15 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 231 (8.00%) Degree
2 38 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 36 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (1.07%) CCNP
5 30 (1.04%) PMP
6 25 (0.87%) ISEB
7 18 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (0.48%) CCIE
9 13 (0.45%) CISM
10 12 (0.42%) CISSP
11 9 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (0.28%) CCNA
12 8 (0.28%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.24%) CISA
14 6 (0.21%) PhD
15 5 (0.17%) CCSE
16 4 (0.14%) ACCA
16 4 (0.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (4.16%) QA
2 63 (2.18%) EMIR
3 48 (1.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 38 (1.32%) Basel III
5 33 (1.14%) FATCA
6 25 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 24 (0.83%) MiFID
8 16 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 16 (0.55%) SLA
9 11 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.38%) COREP
10 10 (0.35%) COBIT
11 8 (0.28%) FINREP
12 6 (0.21%) Basel II
13 5 (0.17%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 2 (0.069%) WAI
16 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.035%) Solvency II
System Software
1 71 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 13 (0.45%) vSphere
4 12 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 9 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.28%) XenApp
7 8 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.24%) HDFS
9 5 (0.17%) NFS
10 4 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
10 4 (0.14%) KVM
10 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.10%) RACF
12 2 (0.069%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.069%) Snort
Systems Management
1 65 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 39 (1.35%) Control-M
3 22 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
4 13 (0.45%) SCCM
5 11 (0.38%) Puppet
6 10 (0.35%) BladeLogic
6 10 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.28%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.24%) logstash
8 7 (0.24%) Kibana
9 6 (0.21%) Oozie
9 6 (0.21%) SCOM
10 5 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.14%) Ambari
11 4 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.14%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 439 (15.20%) Oracle
2 227 (7.86%) Microsoft
3 147 (5.09%) Sybase
4 85 (2.94%) IBM
5 72 (2.49%) Red Hat
6 70 (2.42%) Cisco
7 55 (1.90%) HP
8 52 (1.80%) TIBCO
9 46 (1.59%) Bloomberg
9 46 (1.59%) Murex
10 38 (1.32%) VMware
11 36 (1.25%) ION Trading
12 35 (1.21%) CheckPoint
12 35 (1.21%) Citrix
13 34 (1.18%) Reuters
14 33 (1.14%) EMC
15 32 (1.11%) Business Objects
16 31 (1.07%) F5
17 30 (1.04%) Adobe
18 29 (1.00%) SAP
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Yoh
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £45000 - £60000 per annum (benefits + bonus)
Posted: 9 days ago
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
Disney
Rate: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 10 days ago