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 23 June 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.

Investment Banking
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 18 10
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 20 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 18.35% 5.65% 12.73%
As % of the General category 23.26% 8.64% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 19
Median daily rate £625 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £274 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £850 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £401
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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 86 81 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 78.90% 65.32% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 62 92
Median daily rate £575 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Banking in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 38 (100.00%) Banking
2 19 (50.00%) Finance
3 17 (44.74%) Unix
4 16 (42.11%) Linux
5 13 (34.21%) Java
6 12 (31.58%) SQL
7 10 (26.32%) Front Office
8 9 (23.68%) Perl
8 9 (23.68%) OO
8 9 (23.68%) Python
8 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
9 7 (18.42%) XML
10 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.79%) Sybase
10 6 (15.79%) DB2
10 6 (15.79%) C++
10 6 (15.79%) HTML
10 6 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (15.79%) SOAP
10 6 (15.79%) MiFID
10 6 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (15.79%) HTML5
11 5 (13.16%) Scala
11 5 (13.16%) Big Data
11 5 (13.16%) SDLC
11 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.16%) Spring
11 5 (13.16%) Fixed Income
11 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
12 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management

Investment 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 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) DataSynapse
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.26%) NX-OS
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) BGP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) OSPF
2 1 (2.63%) RIP
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) DB2
3 5 (13.16%) Big Data
4 4 (10.53%) KDB
5 2 (5.26%) HBase
5 2 (5.26%) Kdb+
5 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.63%) Impala
6 1 (2.63%) Infinispan
6 1 (2.63%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JUnit
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Ant
3 2 (5.26%) Gradle
3 2 (5.26%) Hudson
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 38 (100.00%) Banking
2 19 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (26.32%) Front Office
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking Java Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Unix Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Angular Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.53%) HTML Developer
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Scala Developer
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Core Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) HTML5
2 6 (15.79%) SOAP
3 5 (13.16%) Spring
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (10.53%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Avro
5 2 (5.26%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) Akka
6 1 (2.63%) Ext JS
6 1 (2.63%) J2SE
6 1 (2.63%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
6 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Fixed Income
3 4 (10.53%) Derivative
4 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.89%) User Experience
5 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (5.26%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.63%) Equities
6 1 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.63%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Unix
2 16 (42.11%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) OO
2 6 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (13.16%) SDLC
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
4 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
4 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.53%) Wireframes
5 3 (7.89%) High-Frequency Trading
5 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.89%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) Change Control
6 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) KYC
6 2 (5.26%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (5.26%) Task Automation
6 2 (5.26%) Time Management
6 2 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Perl
3 9 (23.68%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) Scala
5 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) C
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Korn
7 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CCIE
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) MiFID
2 4 (10.53%) EMIR
3 3 (7.89%) QA
4 2 (5.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (5.26%) FATCA
5 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) GPFS
1 2 (5.26%) LXC
2 1 (2.63%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Sybase
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Perforce
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) SevOne
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Arista
4 1 (2.63%) F5
4 1 (2.63%) FactSet
4 1 (2.63%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.63%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (2.63%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.63%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Reuters
4 1 (2.63%) Sencha