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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 29 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1357 1507 2520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.76% 6.38% 10.39%
As % of the General category 12.25% 14.20% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1125 1805
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £658 £666
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £66.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+277.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.20 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%
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
11076 10610 12413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 47.03% 44.93% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8013 7402 8719
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 139 191
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.22 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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 -4 402 £550 +0.91% 77
Docklands, London 0 31 £589 +12.14% 3
Canary Wharf -6 9 £400 -27.27%
Bromley - 3 £600 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2703 (100.00%) Banking
2 1270 (46.98%) Finance
3 753 (27.86%) SQL
4 600 (22.20%) Front Office
5 550 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
6 541 (20.01%) Java
7 453 (16.76%) C#
8 369 (13.65%) Derivative
9 356 (13.17%) Oracle
10 344 (12.73%) .NET
11 298 (11.02%) UNIX
12 289 (10.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 287 (10.62%) Business Analysis
14 284 (10.51%) Fixed Income
15 278 (10.28%) Linux
16 272 (10.06%) SQL Server
16 272 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
17 269 (9.95%) Project Management
18 234 (8.66%) C++
19 230 (8.51%) JavaScript
20 225 (8.32%) Risk Management
21 218 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
21 218 (8.07%) SDLC
22 209 (7.73%) Python
22 209 (7.73%) Degree
23 207 (7.66%) Equities
24 200 (7.40%) Microsoft
25 199 (7.36%) Windows
26 196 (7.25%) TDD
27 194 (7.18%) MS Excel

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 63 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 39 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.22%) Apache
4 29 (1.07%) Apache Spark
5 26 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 25 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 20 (0.74%) SAS
8 18 (0.67%) IIS
9 17 (0.63%) Node.js
10 15 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 15 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
11 13 (0.48%) MQSeries
12 11 (0.41%) JBoss
13 10 (0.37%) Confluence
14 8 (0.30%) Lync
14 8 (0.30%) GemFire
14 8 (0.30%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 194 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 106 (3.92%) MS Office
3 80 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 78 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 39 (1.44%) MS Project
6 15 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.074%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.074%) RoboHelp
9 2 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (0.55%) Summit
2 12 (0.44%) ION MarketView
3 11 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.30%) ACBS
6 6 (0.22%) Algo Collateral
6 6 (0.22%) RMDS
7 5 (0.18%) assyst
7 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.15%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.15%) Loan IQ
8 4 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.11%) Eikon
10 2 (0.074%) IntelliMatch
10 2 (0.074%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (0.22%) PaaS
2 3 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.074%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.037%) SaaS
4 1 (0.037%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.22%) Firewall
2 51 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 35 (1.29%) Internet
4 23 (0.85%) VPN
5 22 (0.81%) Multicast
6 21 (0.78%) SAN
7 20 (0.74%) WAN
8 19 (0.70%) LAN
9 16 (0.59%) Network Security
10 14 (0.52%) DNS
10 14 (0.52%) BGP
11 13 (0.48%) OSPF
12 12 (0.44%) HTTP
12 12 (0.44%) LDAP
13 10 (0.37%) MPLS
13 10 (0.37%) Wireless
13 10 (0.37%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (0.33%) HSRP
15 8 (0.30%) EIGRP
15 8 (0.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 152 (5.62%) Relational Database
3 117 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 100 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 78 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 73 (2.70%) Big Data
7 71 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 55 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 55 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 53 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 47 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 46 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
12 44 (1.63%) QlikView
13 40 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 40 (1.48%) MS Access
14 35 (1.29%) NoSQL
15 34 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
16 33 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (1.04%) Data Mining
18 18 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 114 (4.22%) Subversion
2 88 (3.26%) JIRA
3 66 (2.44%) Maven
4 64 (2.37%) TeamCity
5 58 (2.15%) Git (software)
6 34 (1.26%) jMock
7 31 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 27 (1.00%) Grunt
9 25 (0.92%) NUnit
10 23 (0.85%) Jenkins
11 22 (0.81%) JUnit
12 18 (0.67%) Selenium
13 15 (0.55%) Jasmine
14 14 (0.52%) Bower
14 14 (0.52%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.52%) ERwin
15 12 (0.44%) HP UFT
15 12 (0.44%) Ant
16 11 (0.41%) ClearCase
16 11 (0.41%) Mocha
General
1 2703 (100.00%) Banking
2 1270 (46.98%) Finance
3 600 (22.20%) Front Office
4 146 (5.40%) Back Office
5 96 (3.55%) Legal
6 66 (2.44%) Retail
7 59 (2.18%) Financial Institution
8 32 (1.18%) General Ledger
9 28 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
10 26 (0.96%) Advertising
11 13 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.44%) Private Banking
13 11 (0.41%) Marketing
14 10 (0.37%) Law
15 9 (0.33%) French Language
16 8 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
17 5 (0.18%) Publishing
18 4 (0.15%) Billing
18 4 (0.15%) Telecoms
19 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 973 (36.00%) Developer
2 759 (28.08%) Analyst
3 496 (18.35%) Business Analyst
4 261 (9.66%) Java Developer
5 234 (8.66%) Project Manager
6 184 (6.81%) C# Developer
7 139 (5.14%) Architect
8 138 (5.11%) Banking Business Analyst
9 119 (4.40%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 119 (4.40%) Senior Developer
10 98 (3.63%) C++ Developer
11 84 (3.11%) .NET Developer
12 79 (2.92%) SQL Developer
13 71 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
14 63 (2.33%) Risk Analyst
15 61 (2.26%) Applications Support
16 60 (2.22%) Support Analyst
16 60 (2.22%) Data Analyst
17 55 (2.03%) IT Business Analyst
18 53 (1.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (12.73%) .NET
2 193 (7.14%) HTML
3 151 (5.59%) XML
3 151 (5.59%) HTML5
4 121 (4.48%) WPF
5 100 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 91 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
7 83 (3.07%) CSS
8 77 (2.85%) WCF
9 72 (2.66%) ASP.NET
10 71 (2.63%) RESTful
11 66 (2.44%) Middleware
12 63 (2.33%) Spring
12 63 (2.33%) Web Services
13 59 (2.18%) .NET Framework
14 52 (1.92%) Hibernate
14 52 (1.92%) JMS
15 48 (1.78%) jQuery
16 41 (1.52%) SOAP
17 40 (1.48%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 369 (13.65%) Derivative
2 289 (10.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 284 (10.51%) Fixed Income
4 272 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
5 207 (7.66%) Equities
6 150 (5.55%) Market Risk
7 149 (5.51%) Credit Risk
8 94 (3.48%) Equity Derivative
9 68 (2.52%) Computer Science
10 56 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 55 (2.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 53 (1.96%) Reference Data
13 38 (1.41%) Algorithms
14 34 (1.26%) Mathematics
15 33 (1.22%) Data Centre
16 32 (1.18%) User Experience
16 32 (1.18%) N-Tier
17 31 (1.15%) Data Structures
17 31 (1.15%) SWIFT
18 27 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 298 (11.02%) UNIX
2 278 (10.28%) Linux
3 199 (7.36%) Windows
4 60 (2.22%) Solaris
5 21 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 18 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.30%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.22%) Android
12 5 (0.18%) AIX
13 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.11%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.074%) SUSE
15 2 (0.074%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.037%) VMS
16 1 (0.037%) zOS
16 1 (0.037%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (10.62%) Business Analysis
3 269 (9.95%) Project Management
4 225 (8.32%) Risk Management
5 218 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 218 (8.07%) SDLC
6 196 (7.25%) TDD
7 176 (6.51%) Multithreading
8 169 (6.25%) OO
9 153 (5.66%) Data Modelling
10 144 (5.33%) Analytics
11 141 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 137 (5.07%) Scrum
13 119 (4.40%) Migration
14 108 (4.00%) ETL
15 104 (3.85%) Data Analysis
16 100 (3.70%) Asset Management
17 99 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
18 90 (3.33%) Unit Testing
19 88 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 753 (27.86%) SQL
2 541 (20.01%) Java
3 453 (16.76%) C#
4 234 (8.66%) C++
5 230 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 209 (7.73%) Python
7 113 (4.18%) Perl
8 98 (3.63%) VBA
9 93 (3.44%) T-SQL
10 76 (2.81%) Scala
11 63 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 58 (2.15%) Shell Script
13 40 (1.48%) C
14 30 (1.11%) PowerShell
15 27 (1.00%) VB
16 23 (0.85%) VB.NET
16 23 (0.85%) Korn
17 19 (0.70%) F#
18 18 (0.67%) R
19 14 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 209 (7.73%) Degree
2 37 (1.37%) CISSP
2 37 (1.37%) PMI Certification
3 35 (1.29%) ISEB
4 30 (1.11%) CISA
5 29 (1.07%) PMP
6 27 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.78%) CISM
9 13 (0.48%) CCNP
10 12 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.30%) CCNA
13 8 (0.30%) PhD
13 8 (0.30%) CCIE
13 8 (0.30%) CRISC
14 7 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.15%) CCA
15 4 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.29%) QA
2 84 (3.11%) EMIR
3 73 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
4 53 (1.96%) MiFID
5 42 (1.55%) FATCA
6 21 (0.78%) Basel III
6 21 (0.78%) COREP
7 16 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.52%) CRD IV
8 14 (0.52%) COBIT
9 13 (0.48%) SLA
10 12 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.22%) Basel II
13 5 (0.18%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.11%) FINREP
15 3 (0.11%) AIFMD
16 2 (0.074%) PMBOK
17 1 (0.037%) HIPAA
System Software
1 40 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 26 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.63%) XenApp
4 11 (0.41%) XenDesktop
5 10 (0.37%) HDFS
6 8 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.26%) vSphere
7 7 (0.26%) NFS
8 6 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.11%) Snort
11 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.074%) KVM
12 2 (0.074%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.074%) XenServer
12 2 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.037%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 40 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.96%) Control-M
3 17 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
4 16 (0.59%) Tivoli
5 13 (0.48%) BladeLogic
6 9 (0.33%) Puppet
6 9 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.18%) SCCM
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.11%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.11%) EMC VPLEX
10 2 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.074%) Oozie
10 2 (0.074%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 356 (13.17%) Oracle
2 200 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 120 (4.44%) Sybase
4 70 (2.59%) IBM
5 45 (1.66%) TIBCO
6 41 (1.52%) HP
7 38 (1.41%) Cisco
8 37 (1.37%) Bloomberg
9 35 (1.29%) Citrix
10 30 (1.11%) Informatica
11 29 (1.07%) Murex
11 29 (1.07%) VMware
12 24 (0.89%) Reuters
13 23 (0.85%) Perforce
14 21 (0.78%) Tableau
15 20 (0.74%) Fidessa
15 20 (0.74%) Red Hat
16 18 (0.67%) F5
17 17 (0.63%) CA
17 17 (0.63%) Calypso
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per month + all inclusive
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £540 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per month
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £850 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago