The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 20 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 3736 5461 5167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.49% 9.85% 9.15%
As % of the General category 20.90% 25.26% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2627 3444 3768
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.94 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £100.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +65.00%

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17872 21623 21799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.85% 39.01% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11859 13669 13880
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 584 506
Median hourly rate £23.88 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.18% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.23 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Banking
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking within the UK.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking within the UK.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Banking
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Banking Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Banking
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England -7 3506 £510 +2.00% 804
London -3 2744 £550 +4.76% 654
City of London -1 596 £550 +4.76% 108
Scotland -16 164 £425 +6.25% 36
North West -29 147 £400 -5.88% 25
South East -57 144 £400 -11.11% 33
Yorkshire +7 136 £425 +6.25% 9
Edinburgh -5 126 £429 +7.18% 28
South West -7 111 £425 - 26
East Midlands +5 94 £425 -2.85% 15
Northamptonshire 0 83 £420 -4.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -9 80 £350 -5.08% 5
Cheshire -5 76 £425 - 11
West Yorkshire +2 75 £425 +19.38% 6
Northampton -1 72 £400 -8.57% 4
South Yorkshire 0 57 £425 -15.00% 2
Manchester -32 57 £365 -14.11% 11
West Midlands -19 56 £413 -8.33% 7
Milton Keynes -12 52 £363 -3.33% 3
Sheffield -4 48 £425 -15.00% 2
East of England -2 47 £400 -16.88% 32
Canary Wharf 0 42 £550 +4.76%
Leeds +11 40 £488 +21.87% 3
Wiltshire +5 39 £425 -10.52% 4
Swindon +11 36 £485 +2.10% 2
Glasgow -16 33 £395 +5.33% 7
Gloucestershire +19 32 £425 -4.22% 2
Halifax +1 27 £356 +0.63% 2
Birmingham -13 26 £425 +3.03% 3
Gloucester +9 24 £450 -3.64% 1

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Banking.

1 4587 (57.43%) Finance
2 2078 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
3 1799 (22.52%) Investment Banking
4 1393 (17.44%) SQL
5 1371 (17.17%) Java
6 1087 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 976 (12.22%) Retail
8 820 (10.27%) Project Management
9 733 (9.18%) JavaScript
10 728 (9.11%) Oracle
11 715 (8.95%) Linux
12 695 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
13 691 (8.65%) HTML
14 656 (8.21%) Unix
15 626 (7.84%) Windows
16 619 (7.75%) Retail Banking
17 584 (7.31%) Scrum
18 563 (7.05%) Business Analysis
19 558 (6.99%) Microsoft
20 544 (6.81%) SQL Server
21 527 (6.60%) C#
22 526 (6.59%) Front Office
23 524 (6.56%) TDD
24 519 (6.50%) AngularJS
25 511 (6.40%) Migration
26 497 (6.22%) CSS
27 489 (6.12%) .NET
28 474 (5.93%) HTML5
29 461 (5.77%) MS Excel
30 445 (5.57%) DevOps

Banking
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 221 (2.77%) Apache Spark
2 206 (2.58%) WebSphere
3 203 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 157 (1.97%) SAS
5 133 (1.67%) Confluence
6 128 (1.60%) Apache
7 97 (1.21%) IIS
8 91 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 82 (1.03%) JBoss
10 67 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 64 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
12 55 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 48 (0.60%) MS Exchange
14 41 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
15 39 (0.49%) Apache Pig
16 35 (0.44%) CMS
17 29 (0.36%) IBM Notes
18 28 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
18 28 (0.35%) Skype for Business
19 26 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 461 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 288 (3.61%) MS Office
3 244 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 195 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 159 (1.99%) MS Project
6 46 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 43 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 28 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 21 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 9 (0.11%) SPSS
12 7 (0.088%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.063%) Lectora
14 3 (0.038%) Flinto
15 2 (0.025%) Camtasia
15 2 (0.025%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.025%) FrameMaker
15 2 (0.025%) HipChat
15 2 (0.025%) InDesign
15 2 (0.025%) InVision
Business Applications
1 35 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.38%) SAP FI
3 25 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 25 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 21 (0.26%) Temenos T24
5 19 (0.24%) Summit
6 15 (0.19%) Eikon
7 9 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 9 (0.11%) Endur
7 9 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.10%) HFM
9 7 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.088%) SAP FSCM
10 6 (0.075%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 6 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.075%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.075%) Sonata
11 5 (0.063%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.063%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 146 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (0.88%) PaaS
4 61 (0.76%) GitHub
5 33 (0.41%) IaaS
6 27 (0.34%) OpenShift
7 23 (0.29%) Office 365
8 21 (0.26%) SaaS
9 18 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.16%) CloudBees
10 13 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
11 11 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
12 9 (0.11%) Bluemix
13 8 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.088%) Heroku
15 6 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.063%) Google Compute Engine
16 5 (0.063%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 161 (2.02%) Internet
2 157 (1.97%) Firewall
3 106 (1.33%) SAN
4 94 (1.18%) DNS
5 90 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 83 (1.04%) WAN
7 82 (1.03%) LAN
8 62 (0.78%) HTTP
9 56 (0.70%) LDAP
10 52 (0.65%) Network Security
11 42 (0.53%) ATM
11 42 (0.53%) SSL
12 40 (0.50%) NAS
13 34 (0.43%) DHCP
14 30 (0.38%) BIG-IP
15 29 (0.36%) MPLS
16 28 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 28 (0.35%) Multicast
17 26 (0.33%) Intranet
18 24 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 544 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 399 (5.00%) Big Data
3 343 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 249 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
5 199 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 167 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 163 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 131 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 128 (1.60%) MongoDB
10 120 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 109 (1.36%) Apache Hive
12 107 (1.34%) DB2
13 94 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 89 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 86 (1.08%) HBase
16 85 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
17 80 (1.00%) QlikView
18 79 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
19 62 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
20 61 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 361 (4.52%) JIRA
2 280 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 253 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 197 (2.47%) Maven
5 145 (1.82%) Selenium
6 138 (1.73%) JUnit
7 128 (1.60%) TeamCity
8 116 (1.45%) Subversion
9 67 (0.84%) Eclipse
9 67 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 64 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 60 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
12 56 (0.70%) Ant
12 56 (0.70%) Hudson
13 52 (0.65%) Gradle
14 51 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 51 (0.64%) Mockito
15 43 (0.54%) Grunt
16 37 (0.46%) ClearCase
17 35 (0.44%) NUnit
General
1 4587 (57.43%) Finance
2 1799 (22.52%) Investment Banking
3 976 (12.22%) Retail
4 619 (7.75%) Retail Banking
5 526 (6.59%) Front Office
6 201 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 188 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 185 (2.32%) Back Office
9 158 (1.98%) Legal
10 126 (1.58%) Marketing
11 111 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
12 73 (0.91%) Law
13 47 (0.59%) Private Banking
14 36 (0.45%) Advertising
15 35 (0.44%) Games
16 33 (0.41%) Publishing
17 26 (0.33%) General Ledger
18 24 (0.30%) Billing
19 20 (0.25%) Spanish Language
19 20 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2042 (25.57%) Developer
2 1849 (23.15%) Analyst
3 1027 (12.86%) Business Analyst
4 721 (9.03%) Project Manager
5 631 (7.90%) Architect
6 603 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 507 (6.35%) Banking Analyst
8 349 (4.37%) Consultant
9 328 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 241 (3.02%) Banking Business Analyst
11 224 (2.80%) C# Developer
12 214 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
13 207 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
14 194 (2.43%) Administrator
15 182 (2.28%) SQL Developer
16 174 (2.18%) Designer
16 174 (2.18%) Financial Analyst
17 172 (2.15%) Banking Project Manager
18 167 (2.09%) .NET Developer
19 163 (2.04%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 691 (8.65%) HTML
2 519 (6.50%) AngularJS
3 497 (6.22%) CSS
4 489 (6.12%) .NET
5 474 (5.93%) HTML5
6 370 (4.63%) Spring
7 304 (3.81%) Web Services
8 280 (3.51%) CSS3
9 275 (3.44%) XML
10 254 (3.18%) REST
11 219 (2.74%) React
12 203 (2.54%) jQuery
13 190 (2.38%) Middleware
14 177 (2.22%) Node.js
15 165 (2.07%) Hibernate
16 157 (1.97%) SOAP
17 155 (1.94%) J2EE
18 152 (1.90%) ASP.NET
19 148 (1.85%) JSON
20 116 (1.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 695 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 401 (5.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 392 (4.91%) User Experience
4 280 (3.51%) Derivative
5 277 (3.47%) Equities
6 258 (3.23%) Fixed Income
7 230 (2.88%) Data Centre
8 179 (2.24%) Credit Risk
9 159 (1.99%) Computer Science
10 158 (1.98%) Fintech
11 154 (1.93%) Management Information System
12 141 (1.77%) Virtual Team
13 138 (1.73%) Market Risk
14 121 (1.51%) Mainframe
15 118 (1.48%) Visualisation
16 108 (1.35%) Mobile App
17 101 (1.26%) Mathematics
18 91 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
19 87 (1.09%) Online Banking
20 81 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 715 (8.95%) Linux
2 656 (8.21%) Unix
3 626 (7.84%) Windows
4 180 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 129 (1.62%) Solaris
6 125 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 84 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 79 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (0.96%) Android
10 65 (0.81%) AIX
10 65 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 56 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 47 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (0.48%) zOS
14 36 (0.45%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.20%) SUSE
15 16 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 13 (0.16%) HPUX
17 10 (0.13%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.088%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2078 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1087 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 820 (10.27%) Project Management
4 584 (7.31%) Scrum
5 563 (7.05%) Business Analysis
6 524 (6.56%) TDD
7 511 (6.40%) Migration
8 445 (5.57%) DevOps
9 375 (4.70%) Change Management
10 357 (4.47%) SDLC
11 353 (4.42%) ITIL
12 352 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
13 334 (4.18%) Analytics
14 313 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 311 (3.89%) Data Analysis
16 307 (3.84%) OO
17 301 (3.77%) Risk Management
18 284 (3.56%) Data Modelling
19 276 (3.46%) PRINCE2
20 244 (3.05%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1393 (17.44%) SQL
2 1371 (17.17%) Java
3 733 (9.18%) JavaScript
4 527 (6.60%) C#
5 382 (4.78%) Python
6 230 (2.88%) Scala
7 224 (2.80%) C++
8 194 (2.43%) Perl
9 179 (2.24%) Shell Script
10 150 (1.88%) PL/SQL
11 145 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 139 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 135 (1.69%) VBA
14 116 (1.45%) C
15 77 (0.96%) Bash Shell
16 64 (0.80%) Ruby
17 48 (0.60%) Korn
18 45 (0.56%) R
19 44 (0.55%) ES6
19 44 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 424 (5.31%) Degree
2 91 (1.14%) ISEB
3 84 (1.05%) PMP
4 70 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 63 (0.79%) CISSP
6 61 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 51 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 46 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 41 (0.51%) CCNP
12 34 (0.43%) PhD
13 31 (0.39%) CISA
14 30 (0.38%) Security Cleared
15 28 (0.35%) CCNA
16 26 (0.33%) CISM
17 22 (0.28%) MCSE
18 19 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 19 (0.24%) SC Cleared
19 18 (0.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (3.34%) QA
2 153 (1.92%) MiFID
3 99 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 65 (0.81%) SLA
5 64 (0.80%) FATCA
6 47 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 44 (0.55%) SEPA
8 37 (0.46%) EMIR
9 36 (0.45%) PCI DSS
10 32 (0.40%) COBIT
10 32 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
11 28 (0.35%) Basel III
12 13 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 12 (0.15%) Basel II
14 11 (0.14%) FINREP
15 10 (0.13%) SDET
16 8 (0.10%) ISO 9001
16 8 (0.10%) Solvency II
17 7 (0.088%) ISO20022
18 6 (0.075%) COREP
System Software
1 158 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 105 (1.31%) Docker
3 104 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (0.64%) HDFS
5 37 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 31 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 28 (0.35%) NFS
7 28 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 26 (0.33%) KVM
9 24 (0.30%) XenApp
10 23 (0.29%) Apache Flume
11 21 (0.26%) SRDF
11 21 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 21 (0.26%) VMware ESX
11 21 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 19 (0.24%) Xen
13 13 (0.16%) vSphere
14 12 (0.15%) RACF
14 12 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 178 (2.23%) Puppet
2 145 (1.82%) Ansible
3 126 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
5 62 (0.78%) SCCM
5 62 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 38 (0.48%) Control-M
7 34 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
8 32 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
9 30 (0.38%) Nagios
10 20 (0.25%) SCOM
11 19 (0.24%) Salt
11 19 (0.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 15 (0.19%) MOM
13 14 (0.18%) logstash
13 14 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
14 13 (0.16%) NetBackup
14 13 (0.16%) WSUS
15 12 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
15 12 (0.15%) QRadar
Vendors
1 728 (9.11%) Oracle
2 558 (6.99%) Microsoft
3 282 (3.53%) IBM
4 207 (2.59%) Cisco
5 176 (2.20%) VMware
6 166 (2.08%) Sybase
7 150 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 145 (1.82%) HP
9 118 (1.48%) Splunk
10 110 (1.38%) SAP
11 102 (1.28%) Bloomberg
12 96 (1.20%) MuleSoft
13 93 (1.16%) Citrix
14 82 (1.03%) Reuters
15 81 (1.01%) Adobe
16 72 (0.90%) Teradata
17 65 (0.81%) Murex
18 64 (0.80%) Atlassian
18 64 (0.80%) EMC
19 59 (0.74%) F5
London
Venturi
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + flexible working potential
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £475 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday