The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 24 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1462 2527 2573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.23% 10.41% 9.79%
As % of the General category 13.91% 20.38% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1800 1913
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £425 £391
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 5
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £12.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £22.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% -13.63%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10508 12397 13580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.78% 51.06% 51.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7307 8688 9236
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 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 185 232
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Investment Banking
England

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 1 August 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
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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 478 £550 +4.76% 128
Docklands, London +1 18 £525 +6.06%
Canary Wharf -10 3 £575 -6.12%
Bromley - - - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3020 (100.00%) Banking
2 1309 (43.34%) Finance
3 764 (25.30%) SQL
4 629 (20.83%) Front Office
5 527 (17.45%) Java
6 487 (16.13%) Oracle
7 373 (12.35%) C#
8 350 (11.59%) Project Management
9 349 (11.56%) Derivative
10 333 (11.03%) UNIX
11 307 (10.17%) Windows
12 306 (10.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 281 (9.30%) Fixed Income
14 279 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
15 275 (9.11%) Business Analysis
16 264 (8.74%) SQL Server
17 260 (8.61%) Linux
18 248 (8.21%) Degree
19 245 (8.11%) .NET
20 228 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
21 217 (7.19%) Risk Management
22 216 (7.15%) TDD
23 212 (7.02%) Credit Risk
24 206 (6.82%) Equities
25 202 (6.69%) C++
26 197 (6.52%) Data Modelling
27 192 (6.36%) Analytics
28 182 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
29 174 (5.76%) Market Risk
30 169 (5.60%) Python

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 47 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 46 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 36 (1.19%) WebLogic
4 34 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
5 29 (0.96%) IIS
5 29 (0.96%) Apache
6 23 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 21 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
8 20 (0.66%) SAS
9 19 (0.63%) Lync
9 19 (0.63%) FileNet
10 17 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 16 (0.53%) MS Exchange
12 14 (0.46%) Confluence
13 12 (0.40%) Node.js
14 11 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.33%) MQSeries
16 9 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
16 9 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 137 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 92 (3.05%) MS Office
3 77 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (1.42%) MS Project
5 33 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.23%) RoboHelp
9 6 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.066%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.033%) InDesign
11 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.033%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 19 (0.63%) RMDS
2 16 (0.53%) ION MarketView
3 14 (0.46%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
5 12 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
6 10 (0.33%) Summit
6 10 (0.33%) SunGard GMI
7 9 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 8 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
11 5 (0.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 5 (0.17%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.17%) Adaptiv
12 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.099%) SaaS
2 2 (0.066%) Force.com
2 2 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.033%) Office 365
3 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.79%) Firewall
2 45 (1.49%) SAN
3 39 (1.29%) WAN
4 33 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.06%) DNS
6 29 (0.96%) LAN
7 26 (0.86%) Network Security
8 25 (0.83%) Intranet
9 24 (0.79%) Multicast
10 23 (0.76%) Internet
10 23 (0.76%) LDAP
11 21 (0.70%) BGP
12 20 (0.66%) NAS
13 17 (0.56%) VPN
14 16 (0.53%) EIGRP
14 16 (0.53%) DHCP
15 13 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (0.40%) MPLS
17 11 (0.36%) OSPF
18 10 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 143 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
3 131 (4.34%) Oracle Database
4 104 (3.44%) Relational Database
5 74 (2.45%) QlikView
6 57 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 42 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 40 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 36 (1.19%) Big Data
11 35 (1.16%) Data Mining
12 31 (1.03%) MongoDB
12 31 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (0.99%) KDB
14 26 (0.86%) NoSQL
15 23 (0.76%) Sybase ASE
16 22 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (0.70%) Hadoop
18 20 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 94 (3.11%) JIRA
2 81 (2.68%) Subversion
3 57 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 55 (1.82%) JUnit
5 45 (1.49%) Maven
6 30 (0.99%) Git (software)
7 26 (0.86%) Visual Studio
8 23 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 21 (0.70%) Ant
10 19 (0.63%) CruiseControl
11 18 (0.60%) Selenium
12 15 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
12 15 (0.50%) FitNesse
12 15 (0.50%) jMock
13 14 (0.46%) NUnit
14 12 (0.40%) Mockito
15 11 (0.36%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.30%) ERwin
17 8 (0.26%) LoadRunner
17 8 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 3020 (100.00%) Banking
2 1309 (43.34%) Finance
3 629 (20.83%) Front Office
4 169 (5.60%) Back Office
5 109 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 77 (2.55%) Legal
7 50 (1.66%) Retail
8 31 (1.03%) Private Banking
9 26 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 24 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
10 24 (0.79%) Advertising
11 22 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 21 (0.70%) French Language
13 15 (0.50%) General Ledger
14 14 (0.46%) German Language
15 12 (0.40%) International Banking
15 12 (0.40%) Games
16 9 (0.30%) Publishing
17 5 (0.17%) Billing
18 4 (0.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 912 (30.20%) Developer
2 869 (28.77%) Analyst
3 533 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 321 (10.63%) Project Manager
5 245 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 146 (4.83%) C# Developer
7 140 (4.64%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 131 (4.34%) Banking Business Analyst
9 117 (3.87%) Architect
10 113 (3.74%) Senior Developer
11 105 (3.48%) Consultant
12 78 (2.58%) Programme Manager
13 72 (2.38%) C++ Developer
14 69 (2.28%) Test Analyst
15 67 (2.22%) Data Analyst
16 65 (2.15%) Risk Analyst
17 64 (2.12%) .NET Developer
17 64 (2.12%) Test Manager
18 59 (1.95%) Support Analyst
19 58 (1.92%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (8.11%) .NET
2 159 (5.26%) HTML
3 150 (4.97%) XML
4 121 (4.01%) Spring
5 96 (3.18%) HTML5
6 87 (2.88%) WPF
7 79 (2.62%) Hibernate
8 78 (2.58%) CSS
9 70 (2.32%) WCF
9 70 (2.32%) J2EE
10 69 (2.28%) Middleware
11 67 (2.22%) JMS
12 63 (2.09%) Web Services
13 60 (1.99%) jQuery
14 59 (1.95%) ASP.NET
14 59 (1.95%) AngularJS
15 45 (1.49%) Java EE
16 42 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
17 37 (1.23%) .NET Framework
18 36 (1.19%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 349 (11.56%) Derivative
2 306 (10.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 281 (9.30%) Fixed Income
4 212 (7.02%) Credit Risk
5 206 (6.82%) Equities
6 174 (5.76%) Market Risk
7 102 (3.38%) Computer Science
8 70 (2.32%) Reference Data
9 69 (2.28%) Credit Derivative
10 59 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 57 (1.89%) Hedge funds
12 49 (1.62%) Mathematics
13 41 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
14 34 (1.13%) Visualisation
15 20 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (0.63%) PMI
17 17 (0.56%) Economics
18 16 (0.53%) Replication
18 16 (0.53%) Grid Computing
19 14 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 333 (11.03%) UNIX
2 307 (10.17%) Windows
3 260 (8.61%) Linux
4 77 (2.55%) Windows 7
5 64 (2.12%) Solaris
6 47 (1.56%) Windows XP
7 46 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.23%) SUSE
10 7 (0.23%) AIX
11 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.13%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.099%) zOS
12 3 (0.099%) VMS
13 2 (0.066%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.066%) HPUX
13 2 (0.066%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.033%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (11.59%) Project Management
2 279 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (9.11%) Business Analysis
4 228 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 217 (7.19%) Risk Management
6 216 (7.15%) TDD
7 197 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 192 (6.36%) Analytics
9 182 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 163 (5.40%) Multithreading
11 155 (5.13%) OO
12 145 (4.80%) Data Analysis
13 138 (4.57%) Low Latency
14 133 (4.40%) Asset Management
15 130 (4.30%) Migration
16 122 (4.04%) ITIL
17 118 (3.91%) Change Management
18 104 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
19 101 (3.34%) ETL
20 100 (3.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 764 (25.30%) SQL
2 527 (17.45%) Java
3 373 (12.35%) C#
4 202 (6.69%) C++
5 169 (5.60%) Python
5 169 (5.60%) JavaScript
6 124 (4.11%) Perl
7 104 (3.44%) PL/SQL
8 92 (3.05%) Shell Script
9 84 (2.78%) VBA
10 50 (1.66%) C
11 42 (1.39%) VB
12 41 (1.36%) T-SQL
13 39 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 30 (0.99%) XAML
15 25 (0.83%) Bash Shell
16 21 (0.70%) Scala
17 16 (0.53%) Korn
18 15 (0.50%) R
19 12 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 248 (8.21%) Degree
2 35 (1.16%) PMI Certification
2 35 (1.16%) ISEB
3 29 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 23 (0.76%) CCNP
6 22 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 22 (0.73%) CISSP
7 21 (0.70%) PMP
8 17 (0.56%) CISA
9 15 (0.50%) CCIE
10 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.40%) CISM
11 10 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.26%) MBA
13 6 (0.20%) CIMA
13 6 (0.20%) ACCA
14 5 (0.17%) MCP
14 5 (0.17%) MCSE
14 5 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (4.97%) QA
2 75 (2.48%) EMIR
3 64 (2.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 37 (1.23%) Basel III
5 23 (0.76%) SLA
6 21 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.66%) Data Quality
8 18 (0.60%) FATCA
9 15 (0.50%) MiFID
10 13 (0.43%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.33%) Basel II
12 7 (0.23%) COREP
13 5 (0.17%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.17%) WAI
13 5 (0.17%) COBIT
14 2 (0.066%) FINREP
15 1 (0.033%) GCP
System Software
1 97 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.30%) XenApp
4 9 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.17%) NFS
8 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.099%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.066%) Snort
10 2 (0.066%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.066%) ACF2
11 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.033%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.033%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.033%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 50 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (1.23%) Control-M
3 21 (0.70%) SCCM
4 19 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
5 13 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 10 (0.33%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.26%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.17%) SCOM
8 5 (0.17%) XenMobile
8 5 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.13%) OpenView
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.13%) OpenIDM
9 4 (0.13%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.099%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.099%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 487 (16.13%) Oracle
2 163 (5.40%) Sybase
3 159 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 67 (2.22%) IBM
5 65 (2.15%) HP
6 63 (2.09%) Bloomberg
7 55 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 53 (1.75%) Cognos
9 52 (1.72%) Business Objects
10 49 (1.62%) TIBCO
11 48 (1.59%) Reuters
11 48 (1.59%) Cisco
12 40 (1.32%) Murex
13 39 (1.29%) Citrix
14 38 (1.26%) EMC
14 38 (1.26%) Informatica
15 36 (1.19%) ION Trading
16 34 (1.13%) Fidessa
17 30 (0.99%) Juniper
18 28 (0.93%) VMware
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £290 - £300 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: dependent on experience and skill set
Posted: Yesterday
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £440 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £800 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £650 - £750 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago