The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 41 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 31.06% 30.58% 21.37%
As % of the General category 41.00% 40.66% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 13
Median daily rate £600 £513 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.07% -1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £685 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £422 £425
% change year-on-year -0.05% -0.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £10.44 £10.44
% change year-on-year +24.16% -  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 100 91 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 75.76% 75.21% 65.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 49
Median daily rate £573 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.27% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.79% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Canary Wharf

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Canary Wharf

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Canary Wharf

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Canary Wharf

Banking
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Banking.

1 54 (62.79%) Finance
2 37 (43.02%) Investment Banking
3 27 (31.40%) Java
4 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (24.42%) SQL
6 17 (19.77%) Linux
7 15 (17.44%) Unix
8 14 (16.28%) Python
9 13 (15.12%) DB2
9 13 (15.12%) Front Office
10 12 (13.95%) Degree
11 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.79%) XML
12 10 (11.63%) SOAP
12 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
12 10 (11.63%) HTML
12 10 (11.63%) Derivative
12 10 (11.63%) SDLC
13 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
13 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
13 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.47%) MiFID
13 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
14 8 (9.30%) Oracle
14 8 (9.30%) Sybase
14 8 (9.30%) IBM
14 8 (9.30%) JSON
14 8 (9.30%) DevOps
15 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
15 7 (8.14%) Spring

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.49%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) JBoss
2 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.33%) Mule
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.16%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Office
1 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.81%) MS Project
3 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.16%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) PaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) FTP
1 2 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.33%) Network Security
1 2 (2.33%) TACACS
1 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.16%) FCoE
2 1 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.16%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) LDAP
2 1 (1.16%) Multicast
2 1 (1.16%) NAS
2 1 (1.16%) NX-OS
2 1 (1.16%) SAN
2 1 (1.16%) WAN
2 1 (1.16%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) DB2
2 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.98%) Big Data
3 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.49%) HBase
6 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) KDB
7 1 (1.16%) MySQL
7 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.16%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.81%) Gradle
4 4 (4.65%) Maven
5 3 (3.49%) Ant
5 3 (3.49%) JIRA
5 3 (3.49%) JUnit
6 2 (2.33%) Hudson
6 2 (2.33%) NUnit
6 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.16%) Concordion
7 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.16%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.16%) Grunt
7 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.16%) JBehave
7 1 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.16%) Mockito
7 1 (1.16%) Spock
7 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 54 (62.79%) Finance
2 37 (43.02%) Investment Banking
3 13 (15.12%) Front Office
4 6 (6.98%) Retail
5 3 (3.49%) International Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Java Developer
4 12 (13.95%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Banking Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.98%) Core Java Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (5.81%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) C++ Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Java Scala Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Platform Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Scala Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) XML
2 10 (11.63%) HTML
2 10 (11.63%) SOAP
3 8 (9.30%) JSON
4 7 (8.14%) Spring
5 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.98%) CSS
5 6 (6.98%) HTML5
6 5 (5.81%) J2EE
6 5 (5.81%) REST
7 4 (4.65%) .NET
7 4 (4.65%) Protocol Buffers
8 3 (3.49%) jQuery
8 3 (3.49%) Middleware
9 2 (2.33%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (2.33%) WCF
9 2 (2.33%) Web Services
9 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (2.33%) WPF
9 2 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Derivative
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.81%) Fixed Income
3 5 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.65%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.65%) User Experience
4 4 (4.65%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) DataPower
6 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.33%) Equities
6 2 (2.33%) Fintech
6 2 (2.33%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.33%) iSeries
6 2 (2.33%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Linux
2 15 (17.44%) Unix
3 5 (5.81%) Android
4 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.49%) Windows
6 2 (2.33%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (11.63%) SDLC
4 8 (9.30%) DevOps
5 7 (8.14%) OO
6 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.81%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (5.81%) Project Management
7 5 (5.81%) Scrum
8 4 (4.65%) Coaching
8 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.65%) Low Latency
8 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.65%) Refactoring
8 4 (4.65%) Wireframes
9 3 (3.49%) Migration
9 3 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) Java
2 21 (24.42%) SQL
3 14 (16.28%) Python
4 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.98%) C++
5 6 (6.98%) Scala
6 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.49%) C#
7 3 (3.49%) Perl
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
7 3 (3.49%) Ruby
8 2 (2.33%) C
8 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) Korn
9 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.16%) R
9 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) MiFID
2 5 (5.81%) EMIR
3 3 (3.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (3.49%) FATCA
3 3 (3.49%) QA
4 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Docker
1 2 (2.33%) RACF
2 1 (1.16%) GPFS
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) KVM
2 1 (1.16%) LXC
2 1 (1.16%) NFS
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.16%) SRDF
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Ansible
1 4 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.16%) MOM
3 1 (1.16%) Nagios
3 1 (1.16%) OPNET
3 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) IBM
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Sybase
3 4 (4.65%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) HP
4 3 (3.49%) Symantec
4 3 (3.49%) Veritas
5 2 (2.33%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco
5 2 (2.33%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.33%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.33%) Perforce
5 2 (2.33%) Solace
6 1 (1.16%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.16%) FactSet
6 1 (1.16%) Sencha
6 1 (1.16%) SevOne
6 1 (1.16%) Splunk
6 1 (1.16%) VMware