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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
UK
Rank 17 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 3406 4634 4671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 9.12% 9.18%
As % of the General category 20.70% 23.51% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2349 2996 3310
Median daily rate £525 £477 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 10
Median hourly rate £35.15 £20.50 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.46% +96.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £12.60 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.90 £100.00 £45.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.15 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+122.78% +51.12%

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
16451 19714 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.75% 38.81% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10787 12524 12752
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £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 411 515 456
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.31 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
England -7 3173 £525 +5.00% 701
London -2 2509 £550 +4.76% 547
City of London 0 529 £554 +5.47% 112
Scotland -9 153 £450 +12.50% 22
South East -36 144 £400 -15.78% 43
North West -15 131 £400 -5.88% 12
Edinburgh -5 126 £488 +21.87% 17
South West +2 107 £415 +1.21% 32
Yorkshire -8 106 £420 +4.34% 19
Buckinghamshire -9 81 £350 -3.44% 3
East Midlands +2 74 £428 +3.63% 8
Northamptonshire +2 66 £428 -2.28%
West Yorkshire -7 66 £405 +2.01% 9
Cheshire 0 59 £425 - 2
Northampton +2 56 £430 +1.17%
Milton Keynes -11 52 £350 -13.84% 2
Manchester -16 52 £365 -12.57% 10
East of England -1 44 £400 -13.51% 29
Canary Wharf 0 43 £600 +17.07%
Northern Ireland +2 42 £360 +25.21% 2
Wiltshire +16 39 £425 -5.66% 5
County Antrim +3 39 £343 +19.13% 2
Belfast +2 39 £343 +19.13% 2
South Yorkshire -12 37 £425 -15.00% 9
West Midlands -25 36 £413 +4.43% 8
Swindon +17 35 £430 -7.07% 3
Bristol -8 35 £388 -3.72% 15
Sheffield -9 32 £499 -0.25% 9
Leeds -1 30 £443 +10.62% 6
Halifax 0 28 £366 +2.66% 1

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 4233 (57.32%) Finance
2 2003 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 1730 (23.43%) Investment Banking
4 1345 (18.21%) Java
5 1321 (17.89%) SQL
6 986 (13.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 836 (11.32%) Retail
8 699 (9.47%) Project Management
9 684 (9.26%) Linux
10 669 (9.06%) JavaScript
11 647 (8.76%) Oracle
12 616 (8.34%) HTML
13 603 (8.17%) Windows
13 603 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
14 601 (8.14%) Unix
15 599 (8.11%) Scrum
16 552 (7.47%) Microsoft
17 550 (7.45%) SQL Server
18 538 (7.29%) Front Office
19 525 (7.11%) Retail Banking
20 524 (7.10%) C#
21 518 (7.01%) TDD
22 495 (6.70%) .NET
23 485 (6.57%) Business Analysis
24 460 (6.23%) DevOps
25 441 (5.97%) AngularJS
26 439 (5.94%) CSS
27 438 (5.93%) Migration
28 427 (5.78%) HTML5
29 421 (5.70%) MS Excel

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
1 230 (3.11%) Apache Spark
2 183 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 171 (2.32%) WebSphere
4 137 (1.86%) Confluence
5 122 (1.65%) SAS
6 115 (1.56%) Apache
7 104 (1.41%) IIS
8 88 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 70 (0.95%) JBoss
10 55 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
11 52 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 46 (0.62%) Apache Pig
13 40 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
14 37 (0.50%) CMS
14 37 (0.50%) MS Exchange
14 37 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
15 31 (0.42%) IBM Notes
16 28 (0.38%) Mule
16 28 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 27 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 421 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 258 (3.49%) MS Office
3 213 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 158 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 116 (1.57%) MS Project
6 47 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 41 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 28 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
9 25 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 8 (0.11%) Flinto
12 5 (0.068%) SPSS
13 4 (0.054%) InDesign
13 4 (0.054%) InVision
14 3 (0.041%) HipChat
14 3 (0.041%) Lectora
14 3 (0.041%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.027%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 39 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 23 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 23 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 21 (0.28%) Eikon
5 20 (0.27%) Temenos T24
6 12 (0.16%) Loan IQ
7 11 (0.15%) Summit
8 9 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
8 9 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.11%) HFM
9 8 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
9 8 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.095%) Endur
10 7 (0.095%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 6 (0.081%) ION MarketView
11 6 (0.081%) Misys Equation
11 6 (0.081%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 6 (0.081%) Sonata
12 5 (0.068%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 165 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (1.06%) PaaS
4 62 (0.84%) GitHub
5 34 (0.46%) IaaS
6 25 (0.34%) SaaS
7 23 (0.31%) OpenShift
8 22 (0.30%) Office 365
9 11 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.15%) CloudBees
9 11 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
9 11 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
10 9 (0.12%) Bluemix
11 6 (0.081%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.081%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.054%) Datadog
12 4 (0.054%) Heroku
13 3 (0.041%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 151 (2.04%) Firewall
2 144 (1.95%) Internet
3 97 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 89 (1.21%) SAN
5 79 (1.07%) DNS
6 77 (1.04%) LAN
7 75 (1.02%) WAN
8 68 (0.92%) Network Security
9 51 (0.69%) HTTP
10 41 (0.56%) SSL
11 39 (0.53%) ATM
11 39 (0.53%) LDAP
12 36 (0.49%) MPLS
13 35 (0.47%) DHCP
14 33 (0.45%) Intranet
15 30 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (0.38%) VPN
17 26 (0.35%) BIG-IP
18 25 (0.34%) Wireless
19 24 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 417 (5.65%) Big Data
3 343 (4.64%) Hadoop
4 238 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
5 211 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 167 (2.26%) Oracle Database
7 149 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 143 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 136 (1.84%) MongoDB
10 126 (1.71%) DB2
11 110 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 108 (1.46%) Apache Hive
13 97 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 97 (1.31%) RDBMS
14 92 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 86 (1.16%) HBase
16 80 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
17 78 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
18 76 (1.03%) QlikView
19 62 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 367 (4.97%) JIRA
2 308 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 279 (3.78%) Git (software)
4 217 (2.94%) Maven
5 167 (2.26%) Selenium
6 156 (2.11%) JUnit
7 132 (1.79%) TeamCity
8 114 (1.54%) Subversion
9 91 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 78 (1.06%) Gradle
11 74 (1.00%) Hudson
12 72 (0.97%) Ant
13 68 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 66 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
15 59 (0.80%) Mockito
16 56 (0.76%) Eclipse
17 54 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 40 (0.54%) Grunt
18 40 (0.54%) NUnit
19 38 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 4233 (57.32%) Finance
2 1730 (23.43%) Investment Banking
3 836 (11.32%) Retail
4 538 (7.29%) Front Office
5 525 (7.11%) Retail Banking
6 201 (2.72%) Financial Institution
7 196 (2.65%) Back Office
8 170 (2.30%) Telecoms
9 151 (2.04%) Legal
10 100 (1.35%) Marketing
11 99 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
12 61 (0.83%) Law
13 42 (0.57%) Private Banking
14 41 (0.56%) Advertising
15 39 (0.53%) Games
16 32 (0.43%) General Ledger
17 27 (0.37%) International Banking
18 26 (0.35%) Publishing
19 25 (0.34%) Spanish Language
20 24 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2020 (27.35%) Developer
2 1683 (22.79%) Analyst
3 919 (12.44%) Business Analyst
4 624 (8.45%) Java Developer
5 595 (8.06%) Architect
6 591 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 440 (5.96%) Banking Analyst
8 346 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 286 (3.87%) Consultant
10 245 (3.32%) C# Developer
11 203 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
12 188 (2.55%) JavaScript Developer
13 181 (2.45%) .NET Developer
14 180 (2.44%) Banking Business Analyst
15 176 (2.38%) Administrator
16 171 (2.32%) Senior Java Developer
16 171 (2.32%) Test Analyst
17 163 (2.21%) SQL Developer
18 152 (2.06%) Data Analyst
18 152 (2.06%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (8.34%) HTML
2 495 (6.70%) .NET
3 441 (5.97%) AngularJS
4 439 (5.94%) CSS
5 427 (5.78%) HTML5
6 383 (5.19%) Spring
7 303 (4.10%) Web Services
8 268 (3.63%) XML
9 261 (3.53%) CSS3
10 254 (3.44%) REST
11 198 (2.68%) React
12 193 (2.61%) Node.js
13 183 (2.48%) SOAP
14 178 (2.41%) Hibernate
14 178 (2.41%) Middleware
15 177 (2.40%) jQuery
16 165 (2.23%) JSON
17 145 (1.96%) ASP.NET
18 141 (1.91%) J2EE
19 120 (1.62%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 603 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 419 (5.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 332 (4.50%) User Experience
4 295 (3.99%) Derivative
5 269 (3.64%) Equities
6 258 (3.49%) Fixed Income
7 199 (2.69%) Data Centre
8 169 (2.29%) Fintech
9 157 (2.13%) Credit Risk
10 150 (2.03%) Management Information System
11 149 (2.02%) Computer Science
12 131 (1.77%) Market Risk
13 128 (1.73%) Virtual Team
14 126 (1.71%) Mobile App
15 111 (1.50%) Mainframe
16 109 (1.48%) Visualisation
17 96 (1.30%) Mathematics
18 95 (1.29%) SWIFT
19 87 (1.18%) Data Integration
20 83 (1.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 684 (9.26%) Linux
2 603 (8.17%) Windows
3 601 (8.14%) Unix
4 180 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 117 (1.58%) Solaris
6 107 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 98 (1.33%) Android
8 83 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 76 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 69 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (0.58%) AIX
13 39 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 37 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (0.46%) zOS
16 22 (0.30%) SUSE
17 15 (0.20%) Windows 10
18 10 (0.14%) Windows 8
19 8 (0.11%) HPUX
19 8 (0.11%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2003 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 986 (13.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 699 (9.47%) Project Management
4 599 (8.11%) Scrum
5 518 (7.01%) TDD
6 485 (6.57%) Business Analysis
7 460 (6.23%) DevOps
8 438 (5.93%) Migration
9 363 (4.92%) Change Management
10 355 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
11 323 (4.37%) OO
12 311 (4.21%) SDLC
13 304 (4.12%) Analytics
14 303 (4.10%) ITIL
15 291 (3.94%) Data Modelling
15 291 (3.94%) Risk Management
16 278 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 267 (3.62%) Multithreading
18 244 (3.30%) BDD
19 235 (3.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1345 (18.21%) Java
2 1321 (17.89%) SQL
3 669 (9.06%) JavaScript
4 524 (7.10%) C#
5 386 (5.23%) Python
6 236 (3.20%) C++
6 236 (3.20%) Scala
7 206 (2.79%) Shell Script
8 172 (2.33%) Perl
9 144 (1.95%) PowerShell
10 139 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 128 (1.73%) PL/SQL
12 110 (1.49%) VBA
13 107 (1.45%) C
14 97 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 61 (0.83%) Ruby
16 55 (0.74%) Korn
17 52 (0.70%) ES6
18 50 (0.68%) VB
19 38 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 399 (5.40%) Degree
2 87 (1.18%) ISEB
3 71 (0.96%) PMP
4 67 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 60 (0.81%) CISSP
7 54 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 52 (0.70%) CCNP
9 47 (0.64%) PhD
10 41 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 40 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 39 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (0.45%) CISA
14 32 (0.43%) CISM
15 29 (0.39%) CCIE
16 28 (0.38%) CCNA
17 20 (0.27%) MCSE
18 18 (0.24%) ACCA
19 17 (0.23%) Security Cleared
20 14 (0.19%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (3.68%) QA
2 195 (2.64%) MiFID
3 85 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 66 (0.89%) EMIR
5 63 (0.85%) FATCA
6 62 (0.84%) SLA
7 61 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
8 43 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 30 (0.41%) SEPA
10 26 (0.35%) Basel III
10 26 (0.35%) PCI DSS
11 23 (0.31%) COBIT
12 14 (0.19%) Basel II
12 14 (0.19%) ISO20022
13 12 (0.16%) FINREP
14 11 (0.15%) Solvency II
15 9 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 9 (0.12%) SDET
16 8 (0.11%) GDPR
16 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (1.71%) Docker
2 120 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 78 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (0.73%) HDFS
5 30 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 29 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 26 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
8 23 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 23 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 22 (0.30%) XenApp
10 21 (0.28%) Apache Flume
11 20 (0.27%) NFS
12 17 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (0.22%) RACF
14 14 (0.19%) SRDF
14 14 (0.19%) VMware ESX
15 12 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 12 (0.16%) KVM
16 11 (0.15%) vSphere
16 11 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 173 (2.34%) Puppet
2 158 (2.14%) Ansible
3 118 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 56 (0.76%) SCCM
6 55 (0.74%) Tivoli
7 37 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
8 29 (0.39%) Nagios
9 28 (0.38%) Control-M
9 28 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
10 21 (0.28%) MOM
10 21 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 16 (0.22%) NetBackup
11 16 (0.22%) Salt
12 14 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (0.19%) Terraform
13 13 (0.18%) Grafana
13 13 (0.18%) logstash
13 13 (0.18%) QRadar
13 13 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 647 (8.76%) Oracle
2 552 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 220 (2.98%) IBM
4 203 (2.75%) Cisco
5 155 (2.10%) Sybase
6 145 (1.96%) VMware
7 136 (1.84%) Red Hat
8 125 (1.69%) Splunk
9 116 (1.57%) HP
10 111 (1.50%) SAP
11 104 (1.41%) MuleSoft
12 102 (1.38%) Bloomberg
13 86 (1.16%) Adobe
13 86 (1.16%) Reuters
14 83 (1.12%) Citrix
15 64 (0.87%) CheckPoint
16 60 (0.81%) Atlassian
17 58 (0.79%) Informatica
18 56 (0.76%) TIBCO
19 54 (0.73%) Solace
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