The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 10 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 18 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 13.53% 8.94% 9.65%
As % of the General category 17.82% 11.96% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 9
Median daily rate £600 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £282 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £701 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Investment 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 101 92 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 75.94% 74.80% 64.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 78 48
Median daily rate £555 £486 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.13% -2.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £670
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 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in Canary Wharf

Investment 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 Investment Banking in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Banking in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 36 (100.00%) Banking
2 26 (72.22%) Finance
3 15 (41.67%) Java
4 13 (36.11%) Front Office
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) DB2
7 8 (22.22%) Unix
7 8 (22.22%) Derivative
7 8 (22.22%) Degree
7 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) MiFID
8 7 (19.44%) Linux
8 7 (19.44%) OO
8 7 (19.44%) Python
8 7 (19.44%) Sybase
9 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 6 (16.67%) SOAP
9 6 (16.67%) XML
9 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.89%) EMIR
10 5 (13.89%) SDLC
10 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
10 5 (13.89%) Spring
10 5 (13.89%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
11 4 (11.11%) HTML
11 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 4 (11.11%) Market Risk
11 4 (11.11%) Refactoring

Investment Banking
Top Related 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 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) DB2
2 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) HBase
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Impala
4 1 (2.78%) KDB
4 1 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Gradle
3 2 (5.56%) Ant
3 2 (5.56%) Hudson
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) JUnit
3 2 (5.56%) Maven
3 2 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Concordion
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.78%) Grunt
4 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.78%) JBehave
4 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (100.00%) Banking
2 26 (72.22%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) Front Office
4 3 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Core Java Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Front Office Developer
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Unix Developer
9 2 (5.56%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 2 (5.56%) DB2 Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Linux Developer
9 2 (5.56%) NoSQL Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Scala Developer
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) SOAP
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) Spring
3 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) HTML5
3 4 (11.11%) Protocol Buffers
4 3 (8.33%) J2EE
4 3 (8.33%) JSON
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Avro
5 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) WCF
5 2 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.78%) CSS3
6 1 (2.78%) D3.js
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
6 1 (2.78%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Derivative
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
4 4 (11.11%) Market Risk
4 4 (11.11%) Virtual Team
5 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.56%) Equities
6 2 (5.56%) Grid Computing
6 2 (5.56%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (5.56%) Reference Data
6 2 (5.56%) User Experience
7 1 (2.78%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (2.78%) iPad
7 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Unix
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (19.44%) OO
2 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (13.89%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (13.89%) SDLC
4 4 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (8.33%) OOD
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) Wireframes
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 2 (5.56%) Change Control
6 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.56%) KYC
6 2 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) Scala
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) MiFID
2 5 (13.89%) EMIR
3 3 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (8.33%) QA
4 2 (5.56%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Sybase
2 2 (5.56%) Bloomberg
2 2 (5.56%) Cloudera
2 2 (5.56%) Infragistics
2 2 (5.56%) Perforce
3 1 (2.78%) FactSet
3 1 (2.78%) Fidessa
3 1 (2.78%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.78%) Reuters
3 1 (2.78%) Sencha