The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
UK
Rank 136 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -16
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 834 1236 1330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 2.47% 2.67%
As % of the General category 5.07% 6.38% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 962 997
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £80.00 £100.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +263.63%
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 across the UK.

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
16444 19383 19415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.66% 38.77% 38.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10809 12350 12487
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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 413 517 442
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.99 £45.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 -53 819 £575 +4.54% 108
London -24 791 £575 +4.54% 100
City of London -13 167 £600 +9.09% 40
Canary Wharf +1 20 £600 +14.28%
Docklands, London -2 15 £588 +13.52%
Belfast -10 11 £250 +39.86%
County Antrim -10 11 £250 +39.86%
Northern Ireland -10 11 £250 +39.86%
North West +23 10 £405 +1.25% 1
Yorkshire +20 7 £475 +11.76%
South East -8 6 £583 +10.95% 4
Cheshire - 6 £451 - 1
South Yorkshire -5 5 £475 +11.76%
Chester - 5 £563 -
Scotland +6 4 £375 +11.11% 3
Surrey 0 4 £550 - 3
Camberley -5 4 £550 - 1
Manchester +8 3 £405 +1.25%
Glasgow +7 3 £400 +207.69% 2
Sheffield -2 3 £525 +16.66%
West Midlands -9 3 £500 +36.98%
Birmingham -10 3 £500 +36.98%
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh +12 1 £350 -3.44% 1
Street +4 1 £550 -
South West +3 1 £550 +15.78% 2
East Midlands 0 1 £538 +19.44%
Merseyside 0 1 £550 +76.00%
Somerset 0 1 £550 -

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 1720 (100.00%) Banking
2 879 (51.10%) Finance
3 555 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
4 469 (27.27%) Java
5 423 (24.59%) SQL
6 337 (19.59%) Front Office
7 223 (12.97%) Linux
8 221 (12.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 213 (12.38%) JavaScript
10 196 (11.40%) Oracle
11 189 (10.99%) Unix
12 183 (10.64%) HTML
13 182 (10.58%) TDD
14 180 (10.47%) Equities
15 179 (10.41%) Derivative
16 177 (10.29%) C#
17 161 (9.36%) Python
18 158 (9.19%) Multithreading
19 149 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
20 146 (8.49%) C++
21 143 (8.31%) Big Data
22 142 (8.26%) AngularJS
23 139 (8.08%) Fixed Income
24 138 (8.02%) Scrum
24 138 (8.02%) Project Management
25 136 (7.91%) .NET
25 136 (7.91%) Business Analysis
26 134 (7.79%) Windows
26 134 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
27 133 (7.73%) Hadoop

Investment 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
1 106 (6.16%) Apache Spark
2 43 (2.50%) Apache
3 34 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
5 18 (1.05%) Confluence
6 15 (0.87%) IIS
6 15 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 14 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 13 (0.76%) SAS
8 13 (0.76%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.35%) JBoss
11 6 (0.35%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.35%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.29%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.29%) Mule
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 109 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 49 (2.85%) MS Office
4 26 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.22%) MS Project
6 18 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.47%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.23%) ION MarketView
1 4 (0.23%) Summit
1 4 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
2 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.12%) Endur
3 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.058%) BondVision
4 1 (0.058%) Eikon
4 1 (0.058%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.058%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.058%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.058%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.058%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.058%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.058%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.05%) GitHub
3 10 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.47%) PaaS
5 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.29%) IaaS
6 4 (0.23%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.23%) SaaS
7 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Office 365
9 1 (0.058%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.10%) Firewall
1 19 (1.10%) SAN
1 19 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 10 (0.58%) DNS
3 9 (0.52%) Multicast
4 8 (0.47%) HTTP
4 8 (0.47%) LDAP
5 7 (0.41%) Internet
6 6 (0.35%) BGP
6 6 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (0.35%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.35%) LAN
6 6 (0.35%) Network Security
7 5 (0.29%) AMQP
7 5 (0.29%) DHCP
7 5 (0.29%) MPLS
7 5 (0.29%) WAN
8 4 (0.23%) DMZ
8 4 (0.23%) VPN
9 3 (0.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (8.31%) Big Data
2 133 (7.73%) Hadoop
3 125 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 66 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 62 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 60 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (3.08%) NoSQL
8 34 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 33 (1.92%) KDB
10 31 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (1.74%) HBase
12 26 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (1.51%) Apache Hive
13 24 (1.40%) Tick Data
14 23 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (1.16%) DB2
16 20 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 20 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (1.05%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 86 (5.00%) JIRA
2 55 (3.20%) Maven
3 47 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 45 (2.62%) Jenkins
5 43 (2.50%) Subversion
6 33 (1.92%) JUnit
7 29 (1.69%) Selenium
8 22 (1.28%) Mockito
9 20 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 20 (1.16%) Gradle
9 20 (1.16%) NUnit
9 20 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 15 (0.87%) Ant
11 13 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (0.76%) Visual Studio
11 13 (0.76%) webpack
12 10 (0.58%) Grunt
12 10 (0.58%) HP UFT
13 9 (0.52%) Hudson
14 8 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1720 (100.00%) Banking
2 879 (51.10%) Finance
3 337 (19.59%) Front Office
4 89 (5.17%) Back Office
5 62 (3.60%) Retail
6 49 (2.85%) Financial Institution
7 35 (2.03%) Retail Banking
8 30 (1.74%) Legal
9 27 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 17 (0.99%) Marketing
11 16 (0.93%) Games
12 13 (0.76%) Prime Brokerage
12 13 (0.76%) Publishing
13 12 (0.70%) Private Banking
14 10 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.41%) French Language
16 6 (0.35%) Law
17 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.17%) Advertising
19 2 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 757 (44.01%) Developer
2 388 (22.56%) Analyst
3 255 (14.83%) Java Developer
4 244 (14.19%) Business Analyst
5 135 (7.85%) Senior Developer
6 110 (6.40%) Project Manager
7 104 (6.05%) Banking Analyst
8 95 (5.52%) Architect
9 92 (5.35%) C# Developer
10 85 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
11 80 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
12 73 (4.24%) C++ Developer
12 73 (4.24%) Scala Developer
13 66 (3.84%) Agile Developer
14 63 (3.66%) .NET Developer
14 63 (3.66%) Python Developer
15 55 (3.20%) SQL Developer
16 54 (3.14%) Data Analyst
17 50 (2.91%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 48 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (10.64%) HTML
2 142 (8.26%) AngularJS
3 136 (7.91%) .NET
4 132 (7.67%) HTML5
5 122 (7.09%) CSS
6 118 (6.86%) Spring
7 75 (4.36%) XML
8 68 (3.95%) React
9 61 (3.55%) CSS3
10 60 (3.49%) Node.js
11 59 (3.43%) Hibernate
12 54 (3.14%) WPF
13 52 (3.02%) Akka
14 49 (2.85%) REST
15 46 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
16 41 (2.38%) Web Services
17 39 (2.27%) Kafka
18 36 (2.09%) Middleware
19 34 (1.98%) WCF
20 31 (1.80%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 221 (12.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 180 (10.47%) Equities
3 179 (10.41%) Derivative
4 149 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
5 139 (8.08%) Fixed Income
6 70 (4.07%) User Experience
7 62 (3.60%) Fintech
8 58 (3.37%) Equity Derivative
9 52 (3.02%) Algorithms
10 50 (2.91%) Market Risk
11 48 (2.79%) Data Structures
11 48 (2.79%) Mathematics
12 45 (2.62%) Computer Science
13 41 (2.38%) Reference Data
14 40 (2.33%) Credit Risk
15 34 (1.98%) Economics
16 32 (1.86%) Virtual Team
17 31 (1.80%) Data Centre
18 29 (1.69%) Hedge funds
19 22 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 223 (12.97%) Linux
2 189 (10.99%) Unix
3 134 (7.79%) Windows
4 38 (2.21%) Solaris
5 37 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.87%) Android
8 14 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.41%) AIX
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.17%) SUSE
13 1 (0.058%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.058%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.058%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.058%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.058%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (10.58%) TDD
3 158 (9.19%) Multithreading
4 138 (8.02%) Project Management
4 138 (8.02%) Scrum
5 136 (7.91%) Business Analysis
6 134 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 133 (7.73%) SDLC
8 126 (7.33%) Migration
8 126 (7.33%) OO
9 109 (6.34%) Electronic Trading
10 105 (6.10%) Risk Management
11 100 (5.81%) Analytics
12 96 (5.58%) Investment Management
13 95 (5.52%) Low Latency
14 88 (5.12%) DevOps
15 86 (5.00%) Data Modelling
16 79 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (4.59%) Data Analysis
17 74 (4.30%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 469 (27.27%) Java
2 423 (24.59%) SQL
3 213 (12.38%) JavaScript
4 177 (10.29%) C#
5 161 (9.36%) Python
6 146 (8.49%) C++
7 118 (6.86%) Scala
8 57 (3.31%) Shell Script
9 48 (2.79%) Perl
10 41 (2.38%) VBA
11 40 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 35 (2.03%) T-SQL
13 28 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 27 (1.57%) ES6
15 25 (1.45%) C
16 21 (1.22%) Korn
16 21 (1.22%) TypeScript
17 20 (1.16%) Bash Shell
18 19 (1.10%) VB
19 17 (0.99%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 101 (5.87%) Degree
2 38 (2.21%) PhD
3 16 (0.93%) PMP
4 13 (0.76%) ISEB
5 12 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.52%) CISSP
7 8 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.41%) CISA
8 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.35%) CISM
9 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.35%) MBA
10 5 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.23%) ACCA
11 4 (0.23%) CRISC
11 4 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.17%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.05%) MiFID
2 85 (4.94%) QA
3 32 (1.86%) EMIR
4 25 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (1.34%) FATCA
6 9 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.35%) ISO20022
8 5 (0.29%) AIFMD
8 5 (0.29%) Basel III
8 5 (0.29%) COBIT
9 4 (0.23%) SLA
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.17%) SDET
11 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.058%) Basel II
12 1 (0.058%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.058%) SEPA
System Software
1 40 (2.33%) Docker
2 18 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.93%) HDFS
4 14 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.41%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.41%) NFS
6 6 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (0.29%) XenApp
8 4 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.17%) SRDF
10 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.058%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.058%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.058%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (1.98%) Ansible
2 33 (1.92%) Puppet
3 26 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (0.41%) SCCM
6 7 (0.41%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 6 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.35%) Nagios
8 4 (0.23%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.23%) Control-M
8 4 (0.23%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.23%) Mesos
8 4 (0.23%) Salt
8 4 (0.23%) Terraform
9 3 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.17%) OPNET
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 196 (11.40%) Oracle
2 107 (6.22%) Microsoft
3 74 (4.30%) Sybase
4 49 (2.85%) Bloomberg
5 38 (2.21%) Reuters
6 27 (1.57%) Cisco
7 25 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 24 (1.40%) Google
8 24 (1.40%) VMware
9 23 (1.34%) IBM
10 22 (1.28%) Splunk
10 22 (1.28%) TIBCO
11 21 (1.22%) Informatica
12 20 (1.16%) Citrix
12 20 (1.16%) Murex
13 19 (1.10%) Adobe
13 19 (1.10%) Fidessa
14 18 (1.05%) HP
15 14 (0.81%) Cognos
15 14 (0.81%) Tableau
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £570 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Linksap Europe LTD
Rate: Market (All Inclusive)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Pro Rata - Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £675 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careers.SocieteGenerale
Posted: 5 days ago