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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 17 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 4277 5552 4882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 9.73% 9.05%
As % of the General category 21.68% 24.31% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2994 3793 3459
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.44 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £74.50 £117.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.07 £10.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+82.66% -53.60%

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
19730 22840 20893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.54% 40.03% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13079 14650 12910
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 570 538
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.98 £49.19 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -5 3764 £498 +3.64% 871
London -2 2773 £525 - 690
City of London 0 598 £525 - 139
Scotland -2 451 £413 +10.00% 58
Edinburgh 0 336 £425 +11.84% 41
South East -4 258 £428 +0.58% 69
North West -11 186 £425 - 29
Yorkshire -5 175 £425 +13.33% 21
South West -7 144 £375 -6.25% 17
Buckinghamshire +8 138 £400 +8.10% 13
West Yorkshire -10 116 £400 +12.35% 19
Milton Keynes +8 103 £400 +8.10% 5
Manchester -10 98 £425 - 13
Glasgow -2 88 £375 - 13
East Midlands -5 84 £450 - 5
West Midlands -35 73 £380 -10.58% 17
Cheshire -2 67 £425 - 10
Canary Wharf +8 61 £388 -26.19%
Northamptonshire -1 61 £450 -
Northampton +1 60 £450 -
Halifax 0 54 £375 +5.33% 3
South Yorkshire 0 53 £500 +5.26% 1
Bristol -14 48 £381 -4.68% 12
Sheffield -2 46 £500 +5.26% 1
Leeds -15 46 £405 +8.00% 10
Surrey +7 44 £450 -18.18% 20
East of England +14 42 £425 -5.55% 17
Wiltshire -10 41 £500 +17.64%
Swindon 0 39 £500 +17.64%
Birmingham -20 33 £375 +2.73% 12

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 5105 (55.79%) Finance
2 1949 (21.30%) Investment Banking
3 1888 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1581 (17.28%) SQL
5 1501 (16.40%) Java
6 1286 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 1201 (13.13%) Retail
8 1061 (11.60%) Project Management
9 951 (10.39%) Oracle
10 816 (8.92%) Retail Banking
11 797 (8.71%) Unix
12 794 (8.68%) Linux
13 755 (8.25%) Windows
14 739 (8.08%) JavaScript
14 739 (8.08%) Migration
15 733 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
16 711 (7.77%) HTML
17 644 (7.04%) Business Analysis
18 635 (6.94%) Front Office
19 606 (6.62%) SQL Server
20 587 (6.42%) Microsoft
21 572 (6.25%) C#
22 505 (5.52%) .NET
23 501 (5.48%) TDD
24 497 (5.43%) CSS
25 493 (5.39%) Scrum
26 483 (5.28%) MS Excel
27 476 (5.20%) SDLC
28 448 (4.90%) AngularJS
29 445 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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
1 218 (2.38%) SAS
2 210 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 177 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 163 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 145 (1.58%) Apache
6 106 (1.16%) IIS
7 105 (1.15%) Apache Spark
8 98 (1.07%) JBoss
9 89 (0.97%) MS Exchange
10 84 (0.92%) Confluence
11 76 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 54 (0.59%) Jetty
13 53 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
14 51 (0.56%) CMS
15 45 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
16 38 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
17 31 (0.34%) Skype for Business
18 30 (0.33%) nginx
19 29 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
20 28 (0.31%) CICS
Applications
1 483 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 298 (3.26%) MS Office
3 225 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 188 (2.05%) MS Project
5 136 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 49 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.087%) Open Workbench
11 7 (0.077%) FrameMaker
11 7 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.077%) SPSS
12 3 (0.033%) InDesign
13 1 (0.011%) DOC1
13 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.011%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 27 (0.30%) Temenos T24
2 25 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.27%) Summit
3 19 (0.21%) ION MarketView
4 18 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 16 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 16 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (0.14%) Markit EDM
8 11 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.087%) Eikon
10 8 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.087%) WebTrends
11 7 (0.077%) BusinessWorks
11 7 (0.077%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.066%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 6 (0.066%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 107 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (0.48%) GitHub
4 42 (0.46%) PaaS
5 28 (0.31%) SaaS
6 22 (0.24%) Office 365
7 18 (0.20%) IaaS
8 15 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.12%) Heroku
9 11 (0.12%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
11 8 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.087%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.055%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.055%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.044%) AWS CloudTrail
14 4 (0.044%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.044%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 168 (1.84%) Firewall
2 164 (1.79%) SAN
3 135 (1.48%) Internet
4 105 (1.15%) WAN
5 102 (1.11%) LAN
6 98 (1.07%) DNS
7 89 (0.97%) HTTP
7 89 (0.97%) NAS
8 70 (0.77%) TCP/IP
9 68 (0.74%) Network Security
10 67 (0.73%) LDAP
11 40 (0.44%) Intranet
12 35 (0.38%) VPN
13 30 (0.33%) ATM
13 30 (0.33%) DHCP
13 30 (0.33%) Multicast
13 30 (0.33%) SSL
14 29 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
15 28 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 606 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 287 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
3 220 (2.40%) Big Data
4 206 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 197 (2.15%) Oracle Database
6 196 (2.14%) Hadoop
7 186 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 136 (1.49%) DB2
9 128 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 115 (1.26%) NoSQL
11 97 (1.06%) MySQL
12 91 (0.99%) MongoDB
12 91 (0.99%) RDBMS
13 88 (0.96%) Apache Hive
14 82 (0.90%) QlikView
15 73 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 73 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 69 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
17 66 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
18 59 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 292 (3.19%) JIRA
2 222 (2.43%) Maven
3 207 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 193 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 161 (1.76%) Subversion
6 149 (1.63%) Selenium
7 127 (1.39%) JUnit
8 104 (1.14%) TeamCity
9 90 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 86 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 68 (0.74%) Ant
12 56 (0.61%) IntelliJ
13 52 (0.57%) HP UFT
14 50 (0.55%) SoapUI
15 48 (0.52%) SpecFlow
16 43 (0.47%) Mockito
17 42 (0.46%) Grunt
18 38 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 38 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
18 38 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 5105 (55.79%) Finance
2 1949 (21.30%) Investment Banking
3 1201 (13.13%) Retail
4 816 (8.92%) Retail Banking
5 635 (6.94%) Front Office
6 222 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 221 (2.42%) Back Office
8 191 (2.09%) Legal
9 159 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 123 (1.34%) Marketing
11 110 (1.20%) Law
12 109 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
13 56 (0.61%) International Banking
14 46 (0.50%) Private Banking
15 43 (0.47%) Publishing
16 34 (0.37%) General Ledger
17 29 (0.32%) Billing
18 28 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
19 26 (0.28%) Spanish Language
20 18 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2298 (25.11%) Analyst
2 1954 (21.36%) Developer
3 1212 (13.25%) Business Analyst
4 1095 (11.97%) Project Manager
5 733 (8.01%) Banking Analyst
6 669 (7.31%) Architect
7 636 (6.95%) Java Developer
8 429 (4.69%) Consultant
9 337 (3.68%) Senior Developer
10 326 (3.56%) Banking Business Analyst
11 290 (3.17%) Banking Project Manager
11 290 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
12 271 (2.96%) Test Analyst
13 269 (2.94%) C# Developer
14 237 (2.59%) IT Manager
15 232 (2.54%) SQL Developer
16 223 (2.44%) Administrator
17 216 (2.36%) Programme Manager
18 213 (2.33%) Financial Analyst
19 195 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 711 (7.77%) HTML
2 505 (5.52%) .NET
3 497 (5.43%) CSS
4 448 (4.90%) AngularJS
5 442 (4.83%) HTML5
6 390 (4.26%) Spring
7 385 (4.21%) XML
8 340 (3.72%) Web Services
9 289 (3.16%) REST
10 267 (2.92%) CSS3
11 218 (2.38%) SOAP
12 199 (2.17%) Middleware
13 156 (1.70%) J2EE
14 153 (1.67%) ASP.NET
15 143 (1.56%) jQuery
16 138 (1.51%) JSON
17 128 (1.40%) Hibernate
18 125 (1.37%) JMS
19 123 (1.34%) Node.js
20 108 (1.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 733 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 445 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 376 (4.11%) Derivative
4 334 (3.65%) User Experience
5 312 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 286 (3.13%) Equities
7 278 (3.04%) Fixed Income
8 241 (2.63%) Credit Risk
9 165 (1.80%) Mainframe
10 154 (1.68%) Mobile App
11 141 (1.54%) Market Risk
12 135 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
13 133 (1.45%) Management Information System
14 110 (1.20%) Online Banking
15 102 (1.11%) Computer Science
16 92 (1.01%) Mathematics
17 87 (0.95%) Reference Data
17 87 (0.95%) Virtual Team
18 85 (0.93%) Visualisation
19 83 (0.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 797 (8.71%) Unix
2 794 (8.68%) Linux
3 755 (8.25%) Windows
4 224 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 206 (2.25%) Solaris
6 179 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 115 (1.26%) AIX
8 109 (1.19%) Android
9 94 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 87 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 80 (0.87%) Windows 7
12 78 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 49 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 42 (0.46%) zOS
15 31 (0.34%) Windows XP
16 19 (0.21%) Windows 10
17 16 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 14 (0.15%) HPUX
19 13 (0.14%) Windows 8
20 10 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1888 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1286 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 1061 (11.60%) Project Management
4 739 (8.08%) Migration
5 644 (7.04%) Business Analysis
6 501 (5.48%) TDD
7 493 (5.39%) Scrum
8 476 (5.20%) SDLC
9 415 (4.54%) Change Management
10 406 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 372 (4.07%) Risk Management
12 359 (3.92%) ITIL
13 340 (3.72%) PRINCE2
14 333 (3.64%) Data Analysis
15 316 (3.45%) DevOps
16 312 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
17 301 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
18 278 (3.04%) Analytics
19 277 (3.03%) Data Modelling
20 256 (2.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1581 (17.28%) SQL
2 1501 (16.40%) Java
3 739 (8.08%) JavaScript
4 572 (6.25%) C#
5 322 (3.52%) Python
6 258 (2.82%) Perl
7 218 (2.38%) C++
8 187 (2.04%) VBA
9 173 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 172 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 159 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 130 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 124 (1.36%) C
13 124 (1.36%) Scala
14 102 (1.11%) Ruby
15 93 (1.02%) Bash Shell
16 69 (0.75%) VB
17 44 (0.48%) VBScript
18 43 (0.47%) COBOL
19 38 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 360 (3.93%) Degree
2 115 (1.26%) PMP
3 112 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 110 (1.20%) ISEB
5 82 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 67 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (0.69%) CISSP
7 63 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 50 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 45 (0.49%) MCSE
11 43 (0.47%) CCNP
12 37 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 32 (0.35%) Security Cleared
14 28 (0.31%) CCIE
15 23 (0.25%) CCNA
15 23 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 17 (0.19%) SC Cleared
17 16 (0.17%) RHCE
18 14 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (3.02%) QA
2 144 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 131 (1.43%) MiFID
4 74 (0.81%) SLA
5 69 (0.75%) SEPA
6 60 (0.66%) EMIR
7 51 (0.56%) FATCA
8 50 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
9 44 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 34 (0.37%) COBIT
11 27 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 25 (0.27%) Basel III
12 25 (0.27%) PCI DSS
13 17 (0.19%) ISO20022
14 13 (0.14%) Basel II
15 11 (0.12%) COREP
16 10 (0.11%) CRD IV
17 8 (0.087%) AIFMD
18 7 (0.077%) Solvency II
19 5 (0.055%) FINREP
System Software
1 221 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 141 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 43 (0.47%) Docker
5 40 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
5 40 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 34 (0.37%) KVM
7 33 (0.36%) vSphere
7 33 (0.36%) XenApp
8 32 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 26 (0.28%) NFS
10 25 (0.27%) RACF
11 24 (0.26%) Xen
12 23 (0.25%) SRDF
13 22 (0.24%) HDFS
14 20 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
14 20 (0.22%) VMware ESX
15 16 (0.17%) XenDesktop
16 13 (0.14%) Firmware
17 12 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 165 (1.80%) Puppet
2 119 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 114 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (0.75%) Ansible
5 66 (0.72%) SCCM
6 57 (0.62%) Control-M
6 57 (0.62%) Nagios
7 44 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
8 36 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 33 (0.36%) SCOM
10 30 (0.33%) zSecure
11 28 (0.31%) NetBackup
12 21 (0.23%) vRealize
13 16 (0.17%) BladeLogic
14 14 (0.15%) EdgeSight
14 14 (0.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 14 (0.15%) HP SIM
15 12 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
15 12 (0.13%) Salt
16 11 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 951 (10.39%) Oracle
2 587 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 323 (3.53%) IBM
4 215 (2.35%) VMware
5 209 (2.28%) Red Hat
6 204 (2.23%) HP
7 194 (2.12%) Cisco
8 170 (1.86%) Sybase
9 131 (1.43%) Citrix
10 124 (1.36%) Murex
11 104 (1.14%) EMC
12 88 (0.96%) Teradata
13 82 (0.90%) SAP
13 82 (0.90%) Veritas
14 78 (0.85%) TIBCO
15 72 (0.79%) Bloomberg
15 72 (0.79%) Informatica
16 70 (0.77%) Splunk
17 63 (0.69%) NetApp
18 60 (0.66%) Sun
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