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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 65 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 831 1412 1530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.68% 6.09% 6.21%
As % of the General category 8.77% 13.03% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 1070 1136
Median daily rate £550 £563 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £70.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +268.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.25 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -89.57%
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
9478 10833 11098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.00% 46.72% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6811 7666 7883
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 130 148
Median hourly rate £19.77 £22.00 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.69 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £44.10 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -19 187 £588 +6.81% 28
Canary Wharf -11 7 £575 +9.52%
Docklands, London -6 6 £525 -8.69% 1
Feltham - 1 £525 -
Clapham - 1 £388 -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1582 (100.00%) Banking
2 778 (49.18%) Finance
3 470 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
4 382 (24.15%) Java
5 362 (22.88%) SQL
6 315 (19.91%) Front Office
7 193 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 188 (11.88%) C#
9 174 (11.00%) Oracle
10 172 (10.87%) Unix
11 163 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 156 (9.86%) JavaScript
13 155 (9.80%) Project Management
14 153 (9.67%) .NET
15 151 (9.54%) Derivative
16 150 (9.48%) TDD
17 149 (9.42%) Equities
18 148 (9.36%) HTML
19 145 (9.17%) Linux
20 144 (9.10%) Fixed Income
21 139 (8.79%) Business Analysis
22 131 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
23 122 (7.71%) SDLC
24 118 (7.46%) SQL Server
25 115 (7.27%) HTML5
26 110 (6.95%) Windows
27 109 (6.89%) MS Excel
28 105 (6.64%) Python
29 104 (6.57%) Microsoft
29 104 (6.57%) AngularJS

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 60 (3.79%) Apache Spark
2 29 (1.83%) WebSphere
3 28 (1.77%) Apache
4 25 (1.58%) SharePoint
5 23 (1.45%) Confluence
6 18 (1.14%) SAS
7 17 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
8 13 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.70%) IIS
10 8 (0.51%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.44%) JBoss
12 6 (0.38%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.32%) Jetty
13 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.19%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 109 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.22%) MS Office
3 45 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.26%) MS Project
6 9 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (0.44%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.25%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.25%) Summit
3 3 (0.19%) Eikon
4 2 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
4 2 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Ubix
5 1 (0.063%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.063%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.063%) Endur
5 1 (0.063%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.063%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.063%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.14%) PaaS
2 16 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.57%) SaaS
5 8 (0.51%) GitHub
6 7 (0.44%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (0.25%) IaaS
9 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.13%) Apcera
11 1 (0.063%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.063%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.063%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.39%) Firewall
2 19 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 15 (0.95%) SAN
4 10 (0.63%) DNS
5 9 (0.57%) Multicast
6 8 (0.51%) Internet
6 8 (0.51%) NAS
6 8 (0.51%) VPN
7 7 (0.44%) LAN
8 6 (0.38%) DHCP
8 6 (0.38%) WAN
9 5 (0.32%) LDAP
9 5 (0.32%) MPLS
9 5 (0.32%) PBX
9 5 (0.32%) Wireless
10 4 (0.25%) BGP
10 4 (0.25%) HTTP
10 4 (0.25%) Network Security
10 4 (0.25%) OSPF
10 4 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 78 (4.93%) Big Data
3 77 (4.87%) Hadoop
4 58 (3.67%) Oracle Database
5 51 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (2.02%) NoSQL
9 30 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (1.77%) KDB
11 24 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (1.33%) Data Mining
13 20 (1.26%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.20%) QlikView
14 19 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (1.14%) Apache Hive
16 17 (1.07%) MongoDB
17 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 71 (4.49%) JIRA
2 47 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 43 (2.72%) Subversion
4 39 (2.47%) Maven
5 38 (2.40%) Jenkins
6 37 (2.34%) Selenium
7 33 (2.09%) TeamCity
8 25 (1.58%) JUnit
9 17 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (0.95%) NUnit
10 15 (0.95%) Visual Studio
11 13 (0.82%) HP UFT
12 12 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.76%) Grunt
13 11 (0.70%) Ant
14 9 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.57%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.51%) SonarQube
15 8 (0.51%) Toad
16 7 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 1582 (100.00%) Banking
2 778 (49.18%) Finance
3 315 (19.91%) Front Office
4 87 (5.50%) Back Office
5 64 (4.05%) Retail
6 49 (3.10%) Financial Institution
7 38 (2.40%) Retail Banking
8 28 (1.77%) Legal
9 16 (1.01%) Marketing
10 12 (0.76%) Private Banking
11 10 (0.63%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.38%) French Language
14 5 (0.32%) Publishing
15 4 (0.25%) Advertising
15 4 (0.25%) Billing
15 4 (0.25%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.19%) Law
16 3 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 579 (36.60%) Developer
2 394 (24.91%) Analyst
3 252 (15.93%) Business Analyst
4 182 (11.50%) Java Developer
5 148 (9.36%) Project Manager
6 138 (8.72%) Banking Analyst
7 117 (7.40%) C# Developer
8 106 (6.70%) Senior Developer
9 82 (5.18%) Architect
10 56 (3.54%) .NET Developer
11 54 (3.41%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 52 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
12 52 (3.29%) SQL Developer
13 49 (3.10%) Scala Developer
14 47 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
15 45 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
16 41 (2.59%) IT Analyst
17 40 (2.53%) Data Analyst
18 39 (2.47%) Banking Business Analyst
18 39 (2.47%) Investment Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (9.67%) .NET
2 148 (9.36%) HTML
3 115 (7.27%) HTML5
4 104 (6.57%) AngularJS
5 90 (5.69%) CSS
6 85 (5.37%) Spring
7 71 (4.49%) XML
8 58 (3.67%) CSS3
9 52 (3.29%) WPF
10 38 (2.40%) Hibernate
10 38 (2.40%) Web Services
11 37 (2.34%) WCF
12 34 (2.15%) Middleware
13 33 (2.09%) ASP.NET
14 32 (2.02%) REST
15 31 (1.96%) React
16 30 (1.90%) JMS
17 29 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
18 27 (1.71%) Node.js
19 26 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 193 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 151 (9.54%) Derivative
3 149 (9.42%) Equities
4 144 (9.10%) Fixed Income
5 131 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (4.68%) User Experience
7 64 (4.05%) Market Risk
8 59 (3.73%) Credit Risk
9 50 (3.16%) Computer Science
10 49 (3.10%) Equity Derivative
11 42 (2.65%) Fintech
12 36 (2.28%) Reference Data
12 36 (2.28%) Virtual Team
13 32 (2.02%) Hedge funds
14 28 (1.77%) Management Information System
15 25 (1.58%) Data Centre
15 25 (1.58%) Data Structures
15 25 (1.58%) Mathematics
16 21 (1.33%) Algorithms
17 20 (1.26%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 172 (10.87%) Unix
2 145 (9.17%) Linux
3 110 (6.95%) Windows
4 29 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.45%) Solaris
6 17 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.82%) Android
9 7 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.32%) SUSE
12 4 (0.25%) AIX
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.13%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.13%) zOS
15 1 (0.063%) VMS
15 1 (0.063%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 155 (9.80%) Project Management
4 150 (9.48%) TDD
5 139 (8.79%) Business Analysis
6 122 (7.71%) SDLC
7 102 (6.45%) Scrum
8 90 (5.69%) Data Analysis
9 86 (5.44%) Multithreading
10 84 (5.31%) Risk Management
11 81 (5.12%) Data Modelling
12 77 (4.87%) OO
13 74 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 71 (4.49%) Low Latency
14 71 (4.49%) Migration
15 70 (4.42%) Data Management
16 69 (4.36%) Analytics
17 68 (4.30%) DevOps
17 68 (4.30%) Investment Management
18 64 (4.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 382 (24.15%) Java
2 362 (22.88%) SQL
3 188 (11.88%) C#
4 156 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 105 (6.64%) Python
6 79 (4.99%) C++
7 75 (4.74%) Scala
8 45 (2.84%) VBA
9 43 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 39 (2.47%) PL/SQL
11 38 (2.40%) Perl
12 33 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 24 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.07%) VB
15 16 (1.01%) R
16 15 (0.95%) C
17 14 (0.88%) Clojure
18 13 (0.82%) ES6
19 12 (0.76%) Ruby
20 10 (0.63%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 95 (6.01%) Degree
2 14 (0.88%) PMP
3 13 (0.82%) ISEB
4 11 (0.70%) PMI Certification
5 10 (0.63%) PhD
6 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.32%) ACCA
9 5 (0.32%) CISA
9 5 (0.32%) MBA
9 5 (0.32%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.25%) CCNP
10 4 (0.25%) CFA
10 4 (0.25%) CISM
10 4 (0.25%) CISSP
10 4 (0.25%) MCSE
10 4 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.25%) MiFID
2 78 (4.93%) QA
3 30 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 24 (1.52%) EMIR
5 21 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.57%) Basel III
8 8 (0.51%) FATCA
9 6 (0.38%) CRD IV
9 6 (0.38%) SEPA
10 5 (0.32%) Basel II
10 5 (0.32%) COREP
10 5 (0.32%) SAS 70
10 5 (0.32%) SLA
11 4 (0.25%) SDET
12 2 (0.13%) COBIT
12 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.063%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.063%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (1.71%) Docker
2 14 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.57%) HDFS
5 7 (0.44%) Platform Symphony
6 6 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.13%) KVM
10 2 (0.13%) Xen
11 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.063%) NFS
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.063%) RACF
11 1 (0.063%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.063%) vSphere
11 1 (0.063%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (2.72%) Puppet
2 39 (2.47%) Ansible
3 32 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (0.44%) Control-M
7 6 (0.38%) Nagios
7 6 (0.38%) Salt
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.25%) OPNET
10 3 (0.19%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.19%) Mesos
10 3 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 3 (0.19%) yum
11 2 (0.13%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.13%) SCCM
11 2 (0.13%) vRealize
12 1 (0.063%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 174 (11.00%) Oracle
2 104 (6.57%) Microsoft
3 49 (3.10%) Sybase
4 45 (2.84%) Murex
5 35 (2.21%) Bloomberg
6 30 (1.90%) IBM
7 24 (1.52%) Reuters
8 23 (1.45%) HP
8 23 (1.45%) VMware
9 21 (1.33%) Fidessa
10 18 (1.14%) Tableau
11 16 (1.01%) Cisco
12 15 (0.95%) GoldenSource
12 15 (0.95%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.88%) Splunk
14 12 (0.76%) Adobe
14 12 (0.76%) ION Trading
14 12 (0.76%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.70%) Google
16 10 (0.63%) Cognos
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