Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 11 17
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 6,781 8,524 7,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.26% 9.67% 7.73%
As % of the General category 19.48% 24.36% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,765 6,091 5,675
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.82%
10th Percentile £358 £338 £314
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £503 £475
% change year-on-year +4.48% +5.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 44 21
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.73% -15.78% +4.00%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.66 £8.50
90th Percentile £30.00 £27.50 £65.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £19.35
% change year-on-year +24.67% -22.48% +7.62%

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34,808 34,986 37,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.26% 39.70% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,042 23,213 24,996
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 779 769 866
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +4.03%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in England

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in England

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in England over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in England

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in England

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in England over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Banking in England

Banking
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the England region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 5,378 £563 +2.27% 1,029
North of England -31 493 £425 - 71
South East -55 387 £450 +9.09% 81
South West -2 292 £450 +8.43% 23
North West -32 257 £425 - 44
Yorkshire -25 206 £425 - 22
Midlands -36 188 £425 - 34
East Midlands -11 109 £404 -9.33% 19
West Midlands -55 65 £424 +8.58% 15
North East +6 30 £305 -23.75% 5
East of England -50 27 £363 -9.38% 39
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Banking.

1 3,616 (53.33%) Finance
2 2,140 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1,536 (22.65%) Investment Banking
4 1,516 (22.36%) Java
5 1,224 (18.05%) SQL
6 824 (12.15%) JavaScript
7 755 (11.13%) C#
8 720 (10.62%) Front Office
9 650 (9.59%) .NET
10 636 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 629 (9.28%) TDD
12 627 (9.25%) Microsoft
13 625 (9.22%) Scrum
14 612 (9.03%) Python
15 603 (8.89%) DevOps
16 591 (8.72%) SQL Server
17 578 (8.52%) Linux
18 550 (8.11%) Windows
19 515 (7.59%) HTML
20 508 (7.49%) Unix
21 493 (7.27%) Spring
22 489 (7.21%) AngularJS
23 486 (7.17%) Test Automation
24 477 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
25 476 (7.02%) Oracle
26 450 (6.64%) Jenkins
27 442 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 441 (6.50%) Node.js
29 439 (6.47%) Retail Banking
30 433 (6.39%) Microservices

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 218 (3.21%) Confluence
2 138 (2.04%) Apache
3 129 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 108 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 104 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 85 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 81 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
8 70 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 70 (1.03%) IIS
9 68 (1.00%) SAS
10 65 (0.96%) JBoss
11 55 (0.81%) Mule
12 38 (0.56%) NServiceBus
13 37 (0.55%) MS Exchange
14 33 (0.49%) CMS
15 27 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (0.31%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.28%) Apache Pig
18 18 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 18 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 258 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 165 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 116 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 91 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 62 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 30 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.32%) InVision
8 20 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.088%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.088%) InDesign
11 6 (0.088%) SPSS
12 5 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.044%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.029%) Shockwave
14 2 (0.029%) UXPin
15 1 (0.015%) Flinto
15 1 (0.015%) HipChat
15 1 (0.015%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 61 (0.90%) ION MarketView
2 35 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (0.44%) Temenos T24
4 18 (0.27%) Actimize
5 17 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 15 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (0.21%) Temenos Globus
8 9 (0.13%) SAP CO
8 9 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 9 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.12%) Markit EDM
10 7 (0.10%) Global One
10 7 (0.10%) RMDS
11 6 (0.088%) CA PPM
11 6 (0.088%) FLEXCUBE
11 6 (0.088%) Loan IQ
11 6 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.074%) Eikon
12 5 (0.074%) Summit
13 4 (0.059%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 418 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (1.56%) GitHub
4 87 (1.28%) Office 365
5 78 (1.15%) npm
6 77 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 63 (0.93%) PaaS
8 60 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 54 (0.80%) OpenShift
9 54 (0.80%) SaaS
10 53 (0.78%) IaaS
10 53 (0.78%) Serverless
11 36 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
12 32 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
13 23 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.34%) Amazon S3
14 22 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
15 21 (0.31%) Heroku
15 21 (0.31%) Sauce Labs
16 13 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 125 (1.84%) Firewall
2 79 (1.17%) Internet
3 74 (1.09%) HTTP
4 72 (1.06%) Network Security
5 67 (0.99%) SAN
6 59 (0.87%) LAN
7 55 (0.81%) WAN
8 49 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 42 (0.62%) SMS
10 41 (0.60%) DNS
11 38 (0.56%) SSL
12 31 (0.46%) OSPF
13 30 (0.44%) Kerberos
14 27 (0.40%) BGP
14 27 (0.40%) Multicast
15 22 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 22 (0.32%) Skype
16 19 (0.28%) DHCP
17 18 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 591 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 249 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 229 (3.38%) Big Data
4 215 (3.17%) Blockchain
5 203 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 203 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 199 (2.93%) MongoDB
7 194 (2.86%) NoSQL
8 180 (2.65%) Hadoop
9 178 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 86 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 85 (1.25%) DB2
12 83 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
13 72 (1.06%) Apache Hive
14 69 (1.02%) RDBMS
15 59 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 55 (0.81%) HBase
16 55 (0.81%) MySQL
17 48 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
18 46 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 450 (6.64%) Jenkins
2 407 (6.00%) JIRA
3 391 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 236 (3.48%) Maven
5 185 (2.73%) Selenium
6 136 (2.01%) Cucumber
7 120 (1.77%) TeamCity
8 118 (1.74%) JUnit
9 83 (1.22%) Subversion
10 79 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 65 (0.96%) Ant
11 65 (0.96%) Gradle
11 65 (0.96%) Visual Studio
12 61 (0.90%) webpack
13 59 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 53 (0.78%) Bitbucket
15 48 (0.71%) gulp
16 46 (0.68%) SonarQube
17 44 (0.65%) Eclipse
18 43 (0.63%) GitLab
General
1 3,616 (53.33%) Finance
2 1,536 (22.65%) Investment Banking
3 720 (10.62%) Front Office
4 439 (6.47%) Retail Banking
5 239 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 206 (3.04%) Retail
7 117 (1.73%) Legal
8 112 (1.65%) Back Office
9 105 (1.55%) Marketing
10 89 (1.31%) Private Banking
11 88 (1.30%) Telecoms
12 85 (1.25%) Law
13 65 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
14 52 (0.77%) Advertising
15 48 (0.71%) Games
16 26 (0.38%) General Ledger
17 24 (0.35%) International Banking
18 20 (0.29%) Publishing
19 18 (0.27%) Billing
19 18 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2,503 (36.91%) Developer
2 1,036 (15.28%) Analyst
3 799 (11.78%) Java Developer
4 497 (7.33%) Architect
5 495 (7.30%) Business Analyst
6 463 (6.83%) C# Developer
7 421 (6.21%) Project Manager
8 411 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 307 (4.53%) Banking Analyst
10 298 (4.39%) .NET Developer
11 201 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 200 (2.95%) React Developer
13 199 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
14 195 (2.88%) Consultant
15 191 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
16 163 (2.40%) Angular Developer
16 163 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
17 162 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
18 158 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
19 133 (1.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 650 (9.59%) .NET
2 515 (7.59%) HTML
3 493 (7.27%) Spring
4 489 (7.21%) AngularJS
5 441 (6.50%) Node.js
6 397 (5.85%) CSS
6 397 (5.85%) React
7 324 (4.78%) REST
8 318 (4.69%) Web Services
9 297 (4.38%) HTML5
10 252 (3.72%) RESTful
11 245 (3.61%) ASP.NET
12 236 (3.48%) XML
13 203 (2.99%) Middleware
14 188 (2.77%) WCF
15 175 (2.58%) Spring Boot
16 148 (2.18%) SOAP
17 145 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
18 144 (2.12%) Kafka
19 138 (2.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 442 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 416 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 336 (4.96%) Fixed Income
4 274 (4.04%) Fintech
5 270 (3.98%) User Experience
6 230 (3.39%) Derivative
7 224 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
8 176 (2.60%) Equities
9 173 (2.55%) Computer Science
10 126 (1.86%) Credit Risk
11 111 (1.64%) Data Centre
12 108 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
13 102 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 100 (1.47%) Online Banking
15 96 (1.42%) Algorithms
16 91 (1.34%) Management Information System
17 81 (1.19%) Data Structures
18 80 (1.18%) Market Risk
19 76 (1.12%) Mainframe
20 71 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 578 (8.52%) Linux
2 550 (8.11%) Windows
3 508 (7.49%) Unix
4 152 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 114 (1.68%) Android
6 111 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 102 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 69 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 66 (0.97%) Solaris
10 59 (0.87%) Windows 10
11 43 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (0.47%) AIX
14 17 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.21%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.19%) CentOS
16 13 (0.19%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.19%) zOS
17 10 (0.15%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,140 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
2 636 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 629 (9.28%) TDD
4 625 (9.22%) Scrum
5 603 (8.89%) DevOps
6 486 (7.17%) Test Automation
7 477 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
8 433 (6.39%) Microservices
9 429 (6.33%) Project Management
10 421 (6.21%) Change Management
11 398 (5.87%) Migration
12 375 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
13 369 (5.44%) BDD
14 364 (5.37%) SDLC
15 329 (4.85%) Multithreading
16 287 (4.23%) Analytics
17 271 (4.00%) Business Analysis
17 271 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
18 252 (3.72%) Risk Management
19 244 (3.60%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,516 (22.36%) Java
2 1,224 (18.05%) SQL
3 824 (12.15%) JavaScript
4 755 (11.13%) C#
5 612 (9.03%) Python
6 230 (3.39%) Java 8
7 204 (3.01%) C++
8 132 (1.95%) Bash Shell
9 129 (1.90%) PowerShell
9 129 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 127 (1.87%) TypeScript
11 116 (1.71%) Scala
12 106 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 103 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 102 (1.50%) ES6
15 100 (1.47%) Ruby
16 92 (1.36%) Perl
17 91 (1.34%) C
17 91 (1.34%) VBA
18 70 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 318 (4.69%) Degree
2 65 (0.96%) CISSP
2 65 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
5 49 (0.72%) ISEB
6 46 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 46 (0.68%) PMP
7 34 (0.50%) CCNP
8 33 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 31 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 28 (0.41%) CCNA
11 27 (0.40%) CISM
11 27 (0.40%) Security Cleared
12 26 (0.38%) CISA
13 23 (0.34%) Master's Degree
14 22 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
16 18 (0.27%) CCIE
16 18 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (3.36%) QA
2 111 (1.64%) PMO
3 109 (1.61%) MiFID
4 86 (1.27%) PSD2
5 73 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 65 (0.96%) SLA
7 61 (0.90%) GDPR
8 41 (0.60%) GCP
9 40 (0.59%) EMIR
10 33 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 28 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
12 27 (0.40%) SEPA
13 25 (0.37%) PCI DSS
14 22 (0.32%) IFRS
14 22 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 19 (0.28%) IFRS 9
16 16 (0.24%) COBIT
17 14 (0.21%) ISO 20022
18 9 (0.13%) TARGET2
19 7 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 310 (4.57%) Docker
2 158 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 90 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.43%) HDFS
5 27 (0.40%) vSphere
6 26 (0.38%) OpenAM
7 25 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 15 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 15 (0.22%) XenApp
11 14 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 13 (0.19%) ProxySG
13 11 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 9 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (0.12%) XenServer
16 7 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
17 6 (0.088%) Firmware
17 6 (0.088%) NFS
Systems Management
1 224 (3.30%) Ansible
2 151 (2.23%) Kubernetes
3 120 (1.77%) Puppet
4 101 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 71 (1.05%) Terraform
6 61 (0.90%) SCCM
7 39 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
8 33 (0.49%) Oozie
9 26 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
9 26 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 25 (0.37%) Kibana
11 24 (0.35%) Consul
11 24 (0.35%) Control-M
12 22 (0.32%) logstash
13 18 (0.27%) Mesos
14 14 (0.21%) Tivoli
15 13 (0.19%) Packer
16 12 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 11 (0.16%) SCOM
18 9 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 627 (9.25%) Microsoft
2 476 (7.02%) Oracle
3 242 (3.57%) IBM
4 152 (2.24%) VMware
5 121 (1.78%) Cisco
6 100 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 99 (1.46%) Tableau
8 95 (1.40%) Citrix
9 94 (1.39%) Google
10 82 (1.21%) SAP
11 80 (1.18%) Splunk
12 76 (1.12%) TIBCO
13 73 (1.08%) Sybase
14 67 (0.99%) Bloomberg
14 67 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
15 62 (0.91%) ION Trading
16 60 (0.88%) Teradata
17 57 (0.84%) HP
18 55 (0.81%) Atlassian
19 54 (0.80%) Reuters