The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Wholesale 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 Wholesale Banking over the 3 months to 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wholesale Banking
Rank 402 376 387
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing Wholesale Banking 4 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.039% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 29
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £660 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £435
% change year-on-year
- -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10223 12273 13492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 51.45% 51.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7139 8620 9175
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 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 184 204
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Wholesale Banking
England

Wholesale Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wholesale Banking across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Wholesale Banking Jobs Demand Trend in London

Wholesale Banking
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wholesale Banking across the London region.

Wholesale Banking Daily Rate Trend in London

Wholesale Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wholesale Banking across the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Wholesale Banking Daily Rate Histogram in London

Wholesale 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 Wholesale Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 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 +20 1 £438 +9.37% 2
Wholesale Banking
England

Wholesale Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Wholesale 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 Wholesale Banking.

1 18 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Derivative
4 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
4 3 (16.67%) Market Risk
5 2 (11.11%) SWIFT
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (11.11%) MS Project
5 2 (11.11%) MS Office
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Misys
6 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (5.56%) SAS

Wholesale Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Wholesale 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 Wholesale Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (5.56%) Loan IQ
1 1 (5.56%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.56%) Back Office
5 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (5.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Process Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
1 3 (16.67%) Derivative
1 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 3 (16.67%) Market Risk
2 2 (11.11%) SWIFT
2 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 2 (11.11%) SOA
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) CMMI
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Development
3 1 (5.56%) Use Case
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MBA
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) IIBA
1 1 (5.56%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Misys