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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 17 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Banking 4191 5824 4937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 10.18% 8.53%
As % of the General category 21.87% 25.52% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2922 3994 3513
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £82.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+78.78% +50.00%

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
19159 22825 22370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.70% 39.89% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12778 14453 13570
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £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 501 641 531
Median hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 3827 £500 - 851
London -3 2861 £525 - 678
City of London -1 630 £525 - 105
Scotland -6 299 £425 +6.25% 45
Edinburgh -2 225 £425 +6.25% 25
South East -26 197 £425 -2.29% 60
North West -22 179 £410 -3.52% 21
South West +4 166 £375 -7.40% 20
Yorkshire +1 160 £430 +14.53% 15
East Midlands +6 120 £425 - 11
West Yorkshire +2 104 £425 +19.38% 14
Northamptonshire 0 103 £425 - 5
Buckinghamshire +3 96 £413 +25.00% 13
Northampton +1 88 £425 - 5
Manchester -28 88 £405 -6.89% 10
West Midlands -11 85 £425 -0.58% 13
Milton Keynes +4 76 £400 +6.66% 3
Cheshire -11 71 £425 - 7
Leeds +3 58 £475 +25.82% 5
Glasgow -7 58 £400 +6.66% 18
Wiltshire +10 55 £471 -2.58% 3
Swindon +8 52 £468 -4.10% 1
South Yorkshire +23 48 £500 +29.03% 1
Canary Wharf +3 48 £425 -19.04%
Sheffield +22 45 £500 +33.33% 1
Birmingham 0 43 £388 -3.12% 7
Bristol -21 38 £375 -2.59% 5
Halifax 0 36 £375 +5.33% 1
Gloucestershire +12 34 £450 +2.85% 3
Dorset +11 32 £325 -18.75% 9

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 4748 (56.23%) Finance
2 1952 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
3 1743 (20.64%) Investment Banking
4 1406 (16.65%) SQL
5 1379 (16.33%) Java
6 1189 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1087 (12.87%) Retail
8 896 (10.61%) Project Management
9 862 (10.21%) Oracle
10 760 (9.00%) Linux
11 733 (8.68%) Unix
12 716 (8.48%) JavaScript
13 707 (8.37%) Retail Banking
14 697 (8.25%) HTML
15 692 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
16 680 (8.05%) Windows
17 632 (7.48%) Business Analysis
18 605 (7.16%) Migration
19 536 (6.35%) Front Office
20 534 (6.32%) SQL Server
21 501 (5.93%) Scrum
22 500 (5.92%) CSS
23 499 (5.91%) C#
24 497 (5.89%) Microsoft
25 469 (5.55%) HTML5
26 465 (5.51%) TDD
27 456 (5.40%) AngularJS
28 452 (5.35%) .NET
29 445 (5.27%) MS Excel
30 389 (4.61%) SDLC

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
1 209 (2.48%) WebSphere
2 180 (2.13%) SAS
3 174 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 149 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 139 (1.65%) Apache
5 139 (1.65%) Apache Spark
6 98 (1.16%) IIS
7 90 (1.07%) Confluence
8 89 (1.05%) JBoss
9 83 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 65 (0.77%) MS Exchange
11 54 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 47 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
13 40 (0.47%) CMS
14 35 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
15 31 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
16 29 (0.34%) Skype for Business
17 28 (0.33%) Mule
18 27 (0.32%) nginx
19 26 (0.31%) Jetty
Applications
1 445 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 280 (3.32%) MS Office
3 219 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 169 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 161 (1.91%) MS Project
6 49 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.12%) Open Workbench
11 8 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.095%) SPSS
12 5 (0.059%) InDesign
13 1 (0.012%) DOC1
13 1 (0.012%) EViews
13 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.012%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.012%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (0.36%) Temenos T24
2 23 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 21 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.25%) SAP CO
3 21 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 16 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.17%) Summit
7 13 (0.15%) Eikon
7 13 (0.15%) Markit EDM
7 13 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 9 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.095%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.095%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 7 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
11 7 (0.083%) SAP FI-GL
11 7 (0.083%) SAP FSCM
12 6 (0.071%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 121 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (0.70%) PaaS
4 42 (0.50%) GitHub
5 28 (0.33%) IaaS
6 22 (0.26%) OpenShift
7 21 (0.25%) Office 365
8 19 (0.23%) SaaS
9 13 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
11 10 (0.12%) CloudBees
12 8 (0.095%) Slack
13 7 (0.083%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.083%) Heroku
14 6 (0.071%) Adobe Analytics
15 5 (0.059%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.059%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.059%) Google Compute Engine
16 4 (0.047%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 187 (2.21%) Firewall
2 147 (1.74%) Internet
3 116 (1.37%) SAN
4 105 (1.24%) WAN
5 102 (1.21%) DNS
6 100 (1.18%) LAN
7 78 (0.92%) HTTP
8 71 (0.84%) TCP/IP
9 65 (0.77%) LDAP
10 63 (0.75%) Network Security
11 55 (0.65%) NAS
12 44 (0.52%) SSL
13 35 (0.41%) Intranet
14 30 (0.36%) ATM
15 29 (0.34%) DHCP
15 29 (0.34%) Multicast
16 28 (0.33%) MPLS
16 28 (0.33%) VPN
17 27 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 253 (3.00%) Big Data
3 240 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 226 (2.68%) Hadoop
5 195 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 162 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 157 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 125 (1.48%) DB2
9 116 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 98 (1.16%) NoSQL
11 94 (1.11%) MongoDB
12 87 (1.03%) MySQL
13 86 (1.02%) RDBMS
14 80 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 72 (0.85%) Apache Hive
16 67 (0.79%) QlikView
17 62 (0.73%) Data Mining
18 60 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
18 60 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
18 60 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 292 (3.46%) JIRA
2 220 (2.61%) Maven
3 219 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 202 (2.39%) Jenkins
5 146 (1.73%) Subversion
6 130 (1.54%) JUnit
7 127 (1.50%) Selenium
8 118 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 89 (1.05%) Eclipse
10 72 (0.85%) Cucumber
11 63 (0.75%) Ant
12 51 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 49 (0.58%) Grunt
14 45 (0.53%) HP UFT
14 45 (0.53%) IntelliJ
15 41 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 40 (0.47%) Hudson
17 39 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
18 33 (0.39%) Mockito
19 32 (0.38%) SoapUI
General
1 4748 (56.23%) Finance
2 1743 (20.64%) Investment Banking
3 1087 (12.87%) Retail
4 707 (8.37%) Retail Banking
5 536 (6.35%) Front Office
6 205 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 192 (2.27%) Back Office
8 152 (1.80%) Legal
8 152 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 126 (1.49%) Marketing
10 104 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
11 85 (1.01%) Law
12 42 (0.50%) Private Banking
13 39 (0.46%) International Banking
14 38 (0.45%) Publishing
15 34 (0.40%) General Ledger
16 27 (0.32%) Billing
17 25 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
18 17 (0.20%) French Language
18 17 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2106 (24.94%) Analyst
2 1847 (21.87%) Developer
3 1150 (13.62%) Business Analyst
4 920 (10.90%) Project Manager
5 644 (7.63%) Architect
5 644 (7.63%) Banking Analyst
6 578 (6.85%) Java Developer
7 399 (4.73%) Consultant
8 334 (3.96%) Senior Developer
9 306 (3.62%) Banking Business Analyst
10 250 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
11 241 (2.85%) C# Developer
12 238 (2.82%) Banking Project Manager
13 220 (2.61%) Financial Analyst
14 218 (2.58%) Administrator
15 215 (2.55%) Test Analyst
16 207 (2.45%) IT Manager
17 186 (2.20%) JavaScript Developer
18 185 (2.19%) Designer
19 183 (2.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 697 (8.25%) HTML
2 500 (5.92%) CSS
3 469 (5.55%) HTML5
4 456 (5.40%) AngularJS
5 452 (5.35%) .NET
6 378 (4.48%) Spring
7 332 (3.93%) XML
8 304 (3.60%) Web Services
9 279 (3.30%) CSS3
10 229 (2.71%) REST
11 195 (2.31%) Middleware
12 171 (2.03%) SOAP
13 164 (1.94%) jQuery
14 149 (1.76%) JSON
14 149 (1.76%) Node.js
15 142 (1.68%) ASP.NET
16 138 (1.63%) React
17 131 (1.55%) J2EE
18 128 (1.52%) Hibernate
19 104 (1.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 692 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 383 (4.54%) User Experience
3 380 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 273 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 270 (3.20%) Derivative
6 245 (2.90%) Fixed Income
7 228 (2.70%) Equities
8 215 (2.55%) Credit Risk
9 147 (1.74%) Mainframe
10 138 (1.63%) Mobile App
11 131 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 122 (1.44%) Computer Science
12 122 (1.44%) Market Risk
13 119 (1.41%) Fintech
14 115 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
15 112 (1.33%) Virtual Team
16 105 (1.24%) Online Banking
17 87 (1.03%) SWIFT
18 82 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
18 82 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 760 (9.00%) Linux
2 733 (8.68%) Unix
3 680 (8.05%) Windows
4 208 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 169 (2.00%) Solaris
6 144 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 95 (1.13%) AIX
8 91 (1.08%) Android
9 87 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 82 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 70 (0.83%) Windows 7
12 62 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 48 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 45 (0.53%) zOS
15 29 (0.34%) Windows XP
16 16 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 15 (0.18%) SUSE
18 14 (0.17%) HPUX
18 14 (0.17%) Windows 10
19 11 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1952 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1189 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 896 (10.61%) Project Management
4 632 (7.48%) Business Analysis
5 605 (7.16%) Migration
6 501 (5.93%) Scrum
7 465 (5.51%) TDD
8 389 (4.61%) SDLC
9 384 (4.55%) Change Management
10 377 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 353 (4.18%) DevOps
12 348 (4.12%) ITIL
13 332 (3.93%) Data Analysis
14 302 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
15 295 (3.49%) PRINCE2
16 279 (3.30%) OO
17 271 (3.21%) Data Modelling
18 268 (3.17%) Risk Management
19 254 (3.01%) Business Intelligence
20 252 (2.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1406 (16.65%) SQL
2 1379 (16.33%) Java
3 716 (8.48%) JavaScript
4 499 (5.91%) C#
5 320 (3.79%) Python
6 232 (2.75%) Perl
7 193 (2.29%) C++
8 159 (1.88%) Shell Script
9 157 (1.86%) PL/SQL
10 150 (1.78%) VBA
11 148 (1.75%) Scala
12 141 (1.67%) PowerShell
13 130 (1.54%) C
14 122 (1.44%) T-SQL
15 83 (0.98%) Ruby
16 75 (0.89%) Bash Shell
17 50 (0.59%) VB
18 40 (0.47%) VBScript
19 37 (0.44%) R
20 33 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 354 (4.19%) Degree
2 117 (1.39%) ISEB
3 106 (1.26%) PMP
4 93 (1.10%) PMI Certification
5 80 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (0.86%) CISSP
7 70 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 57 (0.68%) CCNP
9 54 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 52 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 48 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 33 (0.39%) CCNA
12 33 (0.39%) MCSE
13 31 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 31 (0.37%) Security Cleared
14 28 (0.33%) CCIE
15 27 (0.32%) CISA
16 21 (0.25%) RHCE
17 20 (0.24%) SC Cleared
18 18 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (3.13%) QA
2 139 (1.65%) MiFID
3 112 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 57 (0.68%) SEPA
4 57 (0.68%) SLA
5 55 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 43 (0.51%) EMIR
7 41 (0.49%) FATCA
8 38 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
9 37 (0.44%) PCI DSS
10 32 (0.38%) COBIT
11 27 (0.32%) Basel III
12 22 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (0.15%) ISO20022
14 11 (0.13%) COREP
14 11 (0.13%) SDET
15 10 (0.12%) Basel II
16 8 (0.095%) FINREP
17 7 (0.083%) CRD IV
17 7 (0.083%) Solvency II
System Software
1 189 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 115 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (0.73%) Docker
4 42 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 37 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 33 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 32 (0.38%) KVM
8 31 (0.37%) XenApp
9 29 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 27 (0.32%) RACF
11 23 (0.27%) NFS
11 23 (0.27%) Xen
12 21 (0.25%) HDFS
13 19 (0.23%) SRDF
14 18 (0.21%) XenDesktop
15 16 (0.19%) VMware ESX
16 13 (0.15%) vSphere
17 11 (0.13%) Apache Flume
17 11 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
18 9 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 179 (2.12%) Puppet
2 127 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 99 (1.17%) Ansible
5 66 (0.78%) SCCM
6 51 (0.60%) Control-M
7 39 (0.46%) Nagios
7 39 (0.46%) Tivoli
8 37 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
9 27 (0.32%) zSecure
10 23 (0.27%) SCOM
11 20 (0.24%) NetBackup
12 15 (0.18%) vRealize
13 13 (0.15%) BladeLogic
14 11 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
14 11 (0.13%) QRadar
15 9 (0.11%) logstash
15 9 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
15 9 (0.11%) Oracle ZFS
15 9 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 862 (10.21%) Oracle
2 497 (5.89%) Microsoft
3 299 (3.54%) IBM
4 225 (2.66%) Cisco
5 184 (2.18%) VMware
6 179 (2.12%) Red Hat
7 176 (2.08%) HP
8 139 (1.65%) Sybase
9 101 (1.20%) Splunk
10 86 (1.02%) Citrix
10 86 (1.02%) SAP
11 83 (0.98%) EMC
12 82 (0.97%) Murex
13 78 (0.92%) Teradata
14 70 (0.83%) Bloomberg
15 65 (0.77%) Veritas
16 62 (0.73%) CheckPoint
17 59 (0.70%) F5
18 57 (0.68%) Informatica
19 56 (0.66%) TIBCO
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