Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 17 14
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 5,901 7,257 6,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.77% 7.83% 8.12%
As % of the General category 19.01% 20.65% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,120 4,924 4,931
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £330
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 48 25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +8.40%
10th Percentile £10.73 £13.18 £13.20
90th Percentile £36.67 £72.88 £75.50
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £18.15
% change year-on-year +18.18% -9.09% +13.05%

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 31,041 35,148 32,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.60% 37.95% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,639 23,144 21,484
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £290 £276
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 797 816
England median hourly rate £29.50 £26.22 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.53% +4.86% -7.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £28.70 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.39% +4.00% -9.09%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 -3 4,595 £563 +2.27% 411
North of England 0 548 £445 +9.88% 70
North West +9 304 £445 +11.25% 33
South West -10 304 £538 +26.47% 14
South East -79 260 £476 +5.78% 26
Yorkshire -14 219 £450 +5.88% 30
Midlands -39 150 £429 +4.00% 17
East Midlands -9 82 £390 -2.50% 3
West Midlands -48 59 £450 +9.76% 14
East of England +10 30 £425 - 19
North East -14 25 £363 +20.83% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 3,087 (52.31%) Finance
2 1,866 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1,360 (23.05%) Java
4 1,065 (18.05%) Investment Banking
5 918 (15.56%) SQL
6 643 (10.90%) JavaScript
7 625 (10.59%) DevOps
8 544 (9.22%) Front Office
9 533 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
10 530 (8.98%) Microservices
11 524 (8.88%) Python
12 500 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 466 (7.90%) Scrum
14 451 (7.64%) TDD
15 444 (7.52%) Oracle
16 443 (7.51%) Windows
17 439 (7.44%) .NET
18 428 (7.25%) C#
19 405 (6.86%) SQL Server
20 404 (6.85%) Microsoft
21 397 (6.73%) Test Automation
22 396 (6.71%) Jenkins
23 395 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
24 388 (6.58%) Spring
25 385 (6.52%) JIRA
26 384 (6.51%) HTML
27 376 (6.37%) Linux
28 365 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
29 361 (6.12%) Retail Banking
30 357 (6.05%) Docker

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
1 228 (3.86%) Confluence
2 135 (2.29%) Apache Spark
3 110 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 92 (1.56%) Apache
5 74 (1.25%) SAS
6 60 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 57 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 53 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 50 (0.85%) JBoss
10 49 (0.83%) IIS
11 42 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
12 39 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
13 38 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
14 34 (0.58%) Mule
15 32 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
16 29 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 29 (0.49%) Skype for Business
17 28 (0.47%) CMS
18 22 (0.37%) nginx
19 17 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 200 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 135 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 44 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 28 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.39%) InVision
8 14 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.051%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.051%) Blender
10 3 (0.051%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.051%) InDesign
10 3 (0.051%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.034%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.034%) SPSS
11 2 (0.034%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 45 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.46%) Actimize
3 17 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
4 12 (0.20%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.14%) Endur
5 8 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.12%) Eikon
6 7 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.12%) Summit
7 6 (0.10%) BASE24
7 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.10%) Workday HCM
8 5 (0.085%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.068%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 4 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.068%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.068%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.051%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 533 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 354 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 122 (2.07%) Office 365
5 112 (1.90%) SaaS
6 84 (1.42%) GitHub
7 81 (1.37%) PaaS
8 78 (1.32%) Serverless
9 61 (1.03%) Apigee
10 55 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 55 (0.93%) IaaS
11 47 (0.80%) npm
12 45 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
13 34 (0.58%) OpenShift
14 24 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
15 21 (0.36%) Stackdriver
16 16 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
17 15 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
18 14 (0.24%) Azure Functions
18 14 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 101 (1.71%) Firewall
2 59 (1.00%) Internet
3 58 (0.98%) DNS
4 51 (0.86%) WAN
5 50 (0.85%) HTTP
6 43 (0.73%) LAN
7 40 (0.68%) BGP
8 39 (0.66%) TCP/IP
9 37 (0.63%) Network Security
10 36 (0.61%) SAN
11 35 (0.59%) Multicast
12 33 (0.56%) VPN
13 32 (0.54%) SSL
14 31 (0.53%) OSPF
15 30 (0.51%) Skype
16 28 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (0.44%) DHCP
17 26 (0.44%) FTP
18 19 (0.32%) EIGRP
19 18 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 220 (3.73%) Big Data
3 192 (3.25%) NoSQL
3 192 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 172 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 148 (2.51%) Hadoop
6 145 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 116 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 94 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 75 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 71 (1.20%) Apache Hive
11 69 (1.17%) MySQL
11 69 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 68 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 64 (1.08%) DB2
14 63 (1.07%) Power BI
15 44 (0.75%) HBase
16 42 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
17 41 (0.69%) Data Lake
18 37 (0.63%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 396 (6.71%) Jenkins
2 385 (6.52%) JIRA
3 247 (4.19%) Git (software)
4 196 (3.32%) Maven
5 140 (2.37%) Bitbucket
6 128 (2.17%) Selenium
7 120 (2.03%) Cucumber
8 101 (1.71%) JUnit
9 98 (1.66%) TeamCity
10 69 (1.17%) Gradle
11 57 (0.97%) Subversion
12 54 (0.92%) Eclipse
13 52 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
14 43 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 38 (0.64%) Mockito
15 38 (0.64%) Visual Studio
16 37 (0.63%) Pylint
16 37 (0.63%) Sourcetree
17 33 (0.56%) Ant
17 33 (0.56%) HP UFT
General
1 3,087 (52.31%) Finance
2 1,065 (18.05%) Investment Banking
3 544 (9.22%) Front Office
4 361 (6.12%) Retail Banking
5 260 (4.41%) Financial Institution
6 211 (3.58%) Retail
7 125 (2.12%) Back Office
8 95 (1.61%) Legal
9 93 (1.58%) Law
10 88 (1.49%) Marketing
11 81 (1.37%) Private Banking
12 65 (1.10%) Telecoms
13 47 (0.80%) Games
14 38 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
15 25 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
16 24 (0.41%) International Banking
17 22 (0.37%) Advertising
18 21 (0.36%) French Language
19 20 (0.34%) Billing
20 17 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,828 (30.98%) Developer
2 948 (16.07%) Analyst
3 663 (11.24%) Java Developer
4 563 (9.54%) Architect
5 474 (8.03%) Business Analyst
6 346 (5.86%) Project Manager
7 253 (4.29%) Banking Analyst
8 243 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 214 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
10 199 (3.37%) Consultant
11 198 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
12 195 (3.30%) C# Developer
13 167 (2.83%) .NET Developer
14 154 (2.61%) Full Stack Developer
15 146 (2.47%) SQL Developer
16 140 (2.37%) Python Developer
17 123 (2.08%) React Developer
18 116 (1.97%) Test Analyst
19 115 (1.95%) Senior Java Developer
20 113 (1.91%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (7.44%) .NET
2 388 (6.58%) Spring
3 384 (6.51%) HTML
4 353 (5.98%) REST
5 333 (5.64%) Web Services
6 326 (5.52%) React
7 295 (5.00%) Node.js
8 284 (4.81%) CSS
9 277 (4.69%) AngularJS
10 233 (3.95%) RESTful
11 223 (3.78%) HTML5
12 198 (3.36%) Spring Boot
13 193 (3.27%) XML
14 148 (2.51%) Redux
15 145 (2.46%) JSON
15 145 (2.46%) Middleware
16 139 (2.36%) Kafka
17 124 (2.10%) SOAP
18 119 (2.02%) ASP.NET
19 101 (1.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 395 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 290 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
3 271 (4.59%) User Experience
4 268 (4.54%) Fintech
5 259 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 214 (3.63%) Derivative
7 201 (3.41%) Fixed Income
8 140 (2.37%) Equities
9 114 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
10 106 (1.80%) Credit Risk
10 106 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 87 (1.47%) SWIFT
12 84 (1.42%) Management Information System
13 73 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
13 73 (1.24%) Virtual Team
14 71 (1.20%) Data Centre
15 68 (1.15%) Online Banking
16 65 (1.10%) Data Structures
17 64 (1.08%) Hedge funds
18 62 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 443 (7.51%) Windows
2 376 (6.37%) Linux
3 312 (5.29%) Unix
4 111 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 107 (1.81%) Windows 10
6 87 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 81 (1.37%) Android
8 76 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 69 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 42 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (0.56%) Solaris
12 27 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.20%) AIX
15 9 (0.15%) zOS
16 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.10%) Data ONTAP
18 5 (0.085%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 4 (0.068%) Check Point GAiA
19 4 (0.068%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,866 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (10.59%) DevOps
3 530 (8.98%) Microservices
4 500 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 466 (7.90%) Scrum
6 451 (7.64%) TDD
7 397 (6.73%) Test Automation
8 365 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
9 344 (5.83%) Project Management
10 337 (5.71%) Analytics
11 314 (5.32%) SDLC
12 302 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
13 293 (4.97%) Migration
14 286 (4.85%) BDD
15 255 (4.32%) Business Analysis
16 246 (4.17%) Multithreading
17 239 (4.05%) Risk Management
18 223 (3.78%) ITIL
19 222 (3.76%) Change Management
20 211 (3.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,360 (23.05%) Java
2 918 (15.56%) SQL
3 643 (10.90%) JavaScript
4 524 (8.88%) Python
5 428 (7.25%) C#
6 272 (4.61%) Java 8
7 158 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 136 (2.30%) C++
9 124 (2.10%) Scala
10 109 (1.85%) PL/SQL
11 100 (1.69%) VBA
12 90 (1.53%) Perl
13 86 (1.46%) TypeScript
14 84 (1.42%) C
14 84 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 84 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 83 (1.41%) R
16 65 (1.10%) VB.NET
17 54 (0.92%) ES6
18 52 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 292 (4.95%) Degree
2 52 (0.88%) CISSP
3 51 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (0.81%) CCNP
5 39 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 38 (0.64%) CISM
6 38 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 37 (0.63%) ISEB
7 37 (0.63%) Security Cleared
8 33 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 31 (0.53%) PMP
10 29 (0.49%) PhD
11 28 (0.47%) ISTQB
12 27 (0.46%) CCIE
13 26 (0.44%) SC Cleared
14 25 (0.42%) PMI Certification
15 22 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
16 21 (0.36%) Master's Degree
17 14 (0.24%) GIAC
18 12 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (4.05%) QA
2 204 (3.46%) PSD2
3 97 (1.64%) PMO
4 55 (0.93%) IFRS
5 54 (0.92%) GDPR
6 52 (0.88%) SEPA
7 50 (0.85%) IFRS 9
8 44 (0.75%) MiFID
8 44 (0.75%) SLA
9 38 (0.64%) Data Quality
10 29 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 21 (0.36%) Basel III
12 20 (0.34%) PCI DSS
13 17 (0.29%) EMIR
14 14 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
15 10 (0.17%) HMG Infosec
15 10 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 10 (0.17%) JSP 440
16 9 (0.15%) COBIT
17 8 (0.14%) COREP
System Software
1 357 (6.05%) Docker
2 176 (2.98%) Active Directory
3 82 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (0.58%) XenApp
6 32 (0.54%) HDFS
7 20 (0.34%) OpenAM
8 19 (0.32%) XenDesktop
9 18 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
11 16 (0.27%) Hyper-V
12 13 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.22%) vSphere
13 10 (0.17%) OpenDJ
14 9 (0.15%) KVM
15 7 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.10%) OpenIDM
16 6 (0.10%) RACF
17 5 (0.085%) Apache Flume
17 5 (0.085%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 304 (5.15%) Kubernetes
2 159 (2.69%) Ansible
3 104 (1.76%) Terraform
4 99 (1.68%) Puppet
5 82 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (1.20%) SCCM
7 37 (0.63%) Control-M
8 35 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
9 32 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (0.31%) Kibana
11 17 (0.29%) logstash
12 12 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
12 12 (0.20%) IBM BigFix
12 12 (0.20%) Nagios
13 11 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
14 10 (0.17%) HP ALM
14 10 (0.17%) NetBackup
15 8 (0.14%) Data Guard
15 8 (0.14%) Grafana
15 8 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 444 (7.52%) Oracle
2 404 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 160 (2.71%) Google
4 148 (2.51%) IBM
5 145 (2.46%) VMware
6 118 (2.00%) Cisco
7 109 (1.85%) Splunk
8 89 (1.51%) Citrix
9 77 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 73 (1.24%) SAP
11 72 (1.22%) HP
12 64 (1.08%) MuleSoft
13 63 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
13 63 (1.07%) ServiceNow
13 63 (1.07%) Sybase
14 47 (0.80%) Adobe
15 46 (0.78%) Tableau
16 41 (0.69%) Bloomberg
16 41 (0.69%) Murex
17 39 (0.66%) CheckPoint