The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
England / South East
Rank 220 221 256
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +35
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 7 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.28% 0.82% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 10
Median daily rate £565 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.61% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2512 3064 3306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.61% 35.29% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1673 1729
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 132 87
Median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +62.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the South East region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey +1 5 £550 +4.76% 1
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) Maven
6 5 (33.33%) JMS
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) Change Control
8 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (20.00%) Unix
9 2 (13.33%) SAS
9 2 (13.33%) Apache
9 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
9 2 (13.33%) MS Office
9 2 (13.33%) J2EE
9 2 (13.33%) Perl
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
9 2 (13.33%) Use Case
9 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) Data Management
9 2 (13.33%) Subversion
9 2 (13.33%) Migration

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Scala Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
6 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) JMS
3 4 (26.67%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) Akka
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) Play Framework
5 2 (13.33%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) AAT
1 1 (6.67%) ACCA
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP