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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 52 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 820 1375 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.78% 6.21% 6.71%
As % of the General category 8.64% 13.43% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 1046 1216
Median daily rate £550 £550 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £100.00 - £32.50
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
9496 10242 10480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.82% 46.25% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7061 7298 7471
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 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 129 140
Median hourly rate £22.38 £22.18 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% +26.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 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 -16 171 £575 +4.54% 47
Docklands, London -4 7 £650 +15.04% 1
Canary Wharf -14 4 £625 +19.61%
Bromley -13 2 £618 -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1907 (100.00%) Banking
2 916 (48.03%) Finance
3 448 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
4 447 (23.44%) Front Office
5 437 (22.92%) Java
6 402 (21.08%) SQL
7 292 (15.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 246 (12.90%) C#
9 232 (12.17%) Derivative
10 218 (11.43%) Equities
11 211 (11.06%) Oracle
12 199 (10.44%) Fixed Income
13 196 (10.28%) Project Management
14 187 (9.81%) HTML
15 186 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
16 185 (9.70%) JavaScript
16 185 (9.70%) Unix
17 176 (9.23%) Business Analysis
18 172 (9.02%) SQL Server
19 163 (8.55%) TDD
20 161 (8.44%) .NET
21 151 (7.92%) Multithreading
22 149 (7.81%) Migration
23 141 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
24 137 (7.18%) AngularJS
25 130 (6.82%) Windows
26 127 (6.66%) Linux
27 126 (6.61%) Back Office
28 120 (6.29%) CSS
29 115 (6.03%) Risk Management

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 39 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
2 27 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.26%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.10%) Jetty
4 21 (1.10%) SAS
5 17 (0.89%) Skype for Business
6 14 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 14 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 13 (0.68%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.58%) IIS
9 10 (0.52%) Confluence
10 8 (0.42%) Node.js
11 7 (0.37%) Apache
11 7 (0.37%) Mule
12 6 (0.31%) JBoss
13 5 (0.26%) CMS
13 5 (0.26%) GemFire
13 5 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 90 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 35 (1.84%) MS Office
4 27 (1.42%) Photoshop
5 24 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.89%) MS Project
6 17 (0.89%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (0.73%) ION MarketView
1 14 (0.73%) Summit
2 11 (0.58%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (0.21%) Loan IQ
4 4 (0.21%) RMDS
4 4 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
4 4 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
5 3 (0.16%) Hi Portfolio
5 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.10%) Eikon
6 2 (0.10%) Global One
6 2 (0.10%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 2 (0.10%) SunGard Stream Ubix
6 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.10%) TradeThru
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.37%) PaaS
3 6 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.26%) IaaS
5 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.10%) SaaS
6 1 (0.052%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.052%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.052%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.052%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.15%) Firewall
1 22 (1.15%) SAN
2 18 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.84%) DNS
4 12 (0.63%) Multicast
5 11 (0.58%) LAN
6 10 (0.52%) DHCP
7 9 (0.47%) Internet
7 9 (0.47%) NAS
8 8 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 8 (0.42%) PBX
8 8 (0.42%) WAN
9 7 (0.37%) BGP
10 6 (0.31%) EIGRP
10 6 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (0.31%) Intranet
10 6 (0.31%) OSPF
10 6 (0.31%) VPN
11 5 (0.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 57 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 44 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (2.25%) Big Data
7 37 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 36 (1.89%) Hadoop
9 33 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (1.00%) NoSQL
14 18 (0.94%) KDB
14 18 (0.94%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (0.84%) Data Mart
17 12 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (3.30%) JIRA
2 59 (3.09%) Maven
3 52 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 43 (2.25%) Subversion
5 37 (1.94%) Selenium
6 35 (1.84%) TeamCity
7 23 (1.21%) HP UFT
7 23 (1.21%) IntelliJ
8 17 (0.89%) Jenkins
8 17 (0.89%) JUnit
9 15 (0.79%) Grunt
10 14 (0.73%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.63%) gulp
11 12 (0.63%) NUnit
12 11 (0.58%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.52%) PowerDesigner
14 9 (0.47%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.42%) SonarQube
General
1 1907 (100.00%) Banking
2 916 (48.03%) Finance
3 447 (23.44%) Front Office
4 126 (6.61%) Back Office
5 39 (2.05%) Legal
6 36 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 34 (1.78%) Retail
8 14 (0.73%) Retail Banking
9 11 (0.58%) Billing
9 11 (0.58%) International Banking
10 10 (0.52%) Private Banking
11 8 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
11 8 (0.42%) Marketing
11 8 (0.42%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
14 4 (0.21%) French Language
14 4 (0.21%) Law
15 3 (0.16%) Advertising
16 2 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 654 (34.29%) Developer
2 521 (27.32%) Analyst
3 354 (18.56%) Business Analyst
4 233 (12.22%) Java Developer
5 178 (9.33%) Banking Analyst
6 176 (9.23%) Project Manager
7 128 (6.71%) Senior Developer
8 107 (5.61%) C# Developer
9 98 (5.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 89 (4.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 70 (3.67%) Architect
12 67 (3.51%) SQL Developer
13 66 (3.46%) JavaScript Developer
14 62 (3.25%) Front Office Developer
15 56 (2.94%) Consultant
16 53 (2.78%) Banking Business Analyst
17 52 (2.73%) IT Analyst
18 51 (2.67%) Support Analyst
19 49 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
20 47 (2.46%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (9.81%) HTML
2 161 (8.44%) .NET
3 137 (7.18%) AngularJS
4 120 (6.29%) CSS
5 112 (5.87%) Spring
6 105 (5.51%) HTML5
7 74 (3.88%) XML
8 73 (3.83%) CSS3
9 65 (3.41%) FIX Protocol
10 62 (3.25%) WPF
11 49 (2.57%) REST
12 46 (2.41%) React
13 43 (2.25%) Hibernate
14 41 (2.15%) WCF
15 38 (1.99%) .NET Framework
16 34 (1.78%) Middleware
16 34 (1.78%) Web Services
16 34 (1.78%) XSLT
17 31 (1.63%) JMS
18 29 (1.52%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 292 (15.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 232 (12.17%) Derivative
3 218 (11.43%) Equities
4 199 (10.44%) Fixed Income
5 141 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
6 104 (5.45%) Market Risk
7 80 (4.20%) User Experience
8 77 (4.04%) Credit Risk
9 46 (2.41%) Computer Science
10 38 (1.99%) Hedge funds
11 37 (1.94%) Mathematics
12 33 (1.73%) Data Structures
12 33 (1.73%) Equity Derivative
12 33 (1.73%) Visualisation
13 30 (1.57%) Data Centre
14 28 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (1.36%) Mobile App
15 26 (1.36%) OTC Derivatives
16 24 (1.26%) Fintech
17 23 (1.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 185 (9.70%) Unix
2 130 (6.82%) Windows
3 127 (6.66%) Linux
4 25 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 23 (1.21%) Solaris
7 15 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.42%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.37%) AIX
10 7 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.10%) Android
12 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.10%) Mesosphere
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.052%) HPUX
13 1 (0.052%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (10.28%) Project Management
3 186 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 176 (9.23%) Business Analysis
5 163 (8.55%) TDD
6 151 (7.92%) Multithreading
7 149 (7.81%) Migration
8 115 (6.03%) Risk Management
9 110 (5.77%) SDLC
10 109 (5.72%) Electronic Trading
10 109 (5.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 93 (4.88%) Analytics
12 91 (4.77%) Data Modelling
13 85 (4.46%) ITIL
14 84 (4.40%) Low Latency
15 72 (3.78%) Change Management
15 72 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
15 72 (3.78%) Scrum
16 68 (3.57%) OO
17 66 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 437 (22.92%) Java
2 402 (21.08%) SQL
3 246 (12.90%) C#
4 185 (9.70%) JavaScript
5 87 (4.56%) Python
6 81 (4.25%) C++
7 57 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 54 (2.83%) VBA
9 47 (2.46%) Perl
10 40 (2.10%) T-SQL
11 39 (2.05%) PowerShell
11 39 (2.05%) Scala
12 35 (1.84%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.31%) VB
14 23 (1.21%) TypeScript
15 20 (1.05%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.79%) Tcl
17 12 (0.63%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.58%) Ruby
19 8 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 113 (5.93%) Degree
2 24 (1.26%) PMI Certification
3 20 (1.05%) ISEB
3 20 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 19 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (0.94%) PhD
6 16 (0.84%) PMP
7 12 (0.63%) CISA
7 12 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.42%) CISM
10 6 (0.31%) CISSP
11 5 (0.26%) CCNP
11 5 (0.26%) MCSE
11 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.21%) CCIE
12 4 (0.21%) CFA
12 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.21%) SAS Certification
13 3 (0.16%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.46%) MiFID
2 83 (4.35%) QA
3 50 (2.62%) EMIR
4 40 (2.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 23 (1.21%) FATCA
6 14 (0.73%) AIFMD
6 14 (0.73%) Basel III
7 10 (0.52%) SLA
8 7 (0.37%) COREP
9 4 (0.21%) Basel II
9 4 (0.21%) UCITS
10 3 (0.16%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.16%) SEPA
11 2 (0.10%) COBIT
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.10%) SDET
11 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.052%) BS7799
System Software
1 39 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.42%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.21%) Docker
5 4 (0.21%) HDFS
5 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.21%) KVM
5 4 (0.21%) vSphere
5 4 (0.21%) Xen
6 3 (0.16%) XenApp
7 2 (0.10%) NFS
7 2 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.10%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.052%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 29 (1.52%) Puppet
2 28 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
4 13 (0.68%) Ansible
5 11 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.52%) SCCM
7 8 (0.42%) Control-M
8 7 (0.37%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.37%) Ganglia
8 7 (0.37%) Kibana
8 7 (0.37%) logstash
9 5 (0.26%) Nagios
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.21%) Foglight
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.16%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 3 (0.16%) Mesos
11 3 (0.16%) SCOM
11 3 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 211 (11.06%) Oracle
2 85 (4.46%) Microsoft
3 83 (4.35%) Sybase
4 80 (4.20%) Murex
5 44 (2.31%) Adobe
6 38 (1.99%) Bloomberg
6 38 (1.99%) Calypso
7 35 (1.84%) Fidessa
8 32 (1.68%) VMware
9 31 (1.63%) HP
10 30 (1.57%) Reuters
10 30 (1.57%) TIBCO
11 26 (1.36%) Cisco
12 24 (1.26%) ION Trading
13 21 (1.10%) Citrix
14 20 (1.05%) IBM
15 19 (1.00%) DataSynapse
16 18 (0.94%) Splunk
17 17 (0.89%) Red Hat
18 16 (0.84%) ServiceNow
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City, London
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London
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London
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Joseph Harry Ltd
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
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London
McGregor Boyall
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City. London
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Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £500 - 650 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
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London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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London
Real Staffing
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London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £575.00 - £700.00 per day
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London
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London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Real Staffing
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