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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
UK / England
Rank 15 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Banking 3441 4067 4181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.23% 8.29% 8.70%
As % of the General category 21.63% 21.93% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2850 2950
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -0.77% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 10
Median hourly rate £22.00 £10.44 £15.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.72% -32.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.24 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £43.00 £63.65
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 England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15909 18546 18737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.06% 37.81% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10441 12249 11778
Median daily rate £465 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 467 446
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.93 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.43% +22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in England

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 2634 £550 +4.76% 639
South East -20 217 £413 -5.17% 24
North West -2 178 £415 +3.75% 36
South West +9 119 £407 +8.40% 19
Yorkshire -11 117 £425 - 11
East Midlands +8 80 £438 +22.80% 10
West Midlands +3 39 £438 +2.94% 12
East of England -16 35 £400 -17.94% 24
North East -16 9 £475 +47.17% 2
Midlands +10 7 £350 -46.15%
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Banking.

1 3872 (56.63%) Finance
2 1915 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
3 1772 (25.92%) Investment Banking
4 1426 (20.86%) Java
5 1302 (19.04%) SQL
6 827 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 681 (9.96%) Retail
8 679 (9.93%) JavaScript
9 649 (9.49%) Front Office
10 644 (9.42%) Linux
11 636 (9.30%) Scrum
12 631 (9.23%) Oracle
13 598 (8.75%) HTML
14 587 (8.59%) Project Management
15 585 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
16 583 (8.53%) Unix
17 565 (8.26%) SQL Server
18 547 (8.00%) Windows
19 545 (7.97%) C#
20 535 (7.83%) Microsoft
21 499 (7.30%) TDD
22 476 (6.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 462 (6.76%) .NET
24 460 (6.73%) DevOps
25 449 (6.57%) Python
26 443 (6.48%) AngularJS
27 441 (6.45%) HTML5
28 439 (6.42%) Big Data
29 432 (6.32%) Retail Banking
30 423 (6.19%) Degree

Banking
Top Related 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
1 221 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 157 (2.30%) Confluence
3 151 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 133 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 110 (1.61%) SAS
6 100 (1.46%) Apache
7 73 (1.07%) Tomcat
8 69 (1.01%) JBoss
9 58 (0.85%) IIS
10 55 (0.80%) Apache Pig
11 51 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
11 51 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 40 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 38 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
14 37 (0.54%) CMS
15 34 (0.50%) MS Exchange
16 28 (0.41%) Mule
17 25 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
19 23 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 364 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 215 (3.14%) MS Office
3 177 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 122 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 100 (1.46%) MS Project
6 48 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 33 (0.48%) Photoshop
8 24 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 21 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
11 8 (0.12%) Flinto
12 6 (0.088%) InVision
13 4 (0.059%) FrameMaker
13 4 (0.059%) SPSS
14 3 (0.044%) HipChat
14 3 (0.044%) InDesign
15 2 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.029%) CINEMA 4D
15 2 (0.029%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 46 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.50%) SAP FI
2 34 (0.50%) Temenos T24
3 30 (0.44%) SAP CO
3 30 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (0.28%) Eikon
4 19 (0.28%) ION MarketView
5 17 (0.25%) Loan IQ
6 13 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
7 12 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 11 (0.16%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 11 (0.16%) Summit
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (0.12%) Endur
10 8 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
10 8 (0.12%) HFM
10 8 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.073%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 5 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 171 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (0.92%) GitHub
4 58 (0.85%) PaaS
5 29 (0.42%) Office 365
6 26 (0.38%) SaaS
7 24 (0.35%) IaaS
8 15 (0.22%) OpenShift
9 14 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.16%) Bluemix
10 11 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
10 11 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
11 10 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.088%) Datadog
14 6 (0.088%) Force.com
14 6 (0.088%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.059%) CloudBees
15 4 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 140 (2.05%) Internet
2 128 (1.87%) Firewall
3 88 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 76 (1.11%) SAN
5 67 (0.98%) LAN
5 67 (0.98%) Network Security
6 64 (0.94%) WAN
7 62 (0.91%) DNS
8 40 (0.59%) HTTP
9 38 (0.56%) SSL
10 34 (0.50%) LDAP
10 34 (0.50%) MPLS
11 31 (0.45%) DHCP
12 30 (0.44%) Intranet
13 29 (0.42%) ATM
14 27 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (0.38%) NAS
15 26 (0.38%) VPN
16 25 (0.37%) Wireless
17 24 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 565 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 439 (6.42%) Big Data
3 353 (5.16%) Hadoop
4 228 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 219 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 143 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 138 (2.02%) NoSQL
8 132 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 131 (1.92%) Apache Hive
10 128 (1.87%) MongoDB
11 122 (1.78%) DB2
12 103 (1.51%) HBase
13 99 (1.45%) QlikView
14 97 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 92 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
16 88 (1.29%) RDBMS
17 85 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 74 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 67 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
20 58 (0.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 398 (5.82%) JIRA
2 334 (4.89%) Jenkins
3 292 (4.27%) Git (software)
4 211 (3.09%) Maven
5 168 (2.46%) Selenium
6 149 (2.18%) JUnit
7 126 (1.84%) TeamCity
8 110 (1.61%) Subversion
9 107 (1.57%) Cucumber
10 90 (1.32%) Gradle
11 68 (0.99%) Ant
12 61 (0.89%) Mockito
13 60 (0.88%) Hudson
14 54 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 52 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
16 51 (0.75%) Eclipse
17 43 (0.63%) gulp
17 43 (0.63%) HP UFT
18 40 (0.59%) Visual Studio
19 39 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 3872 (56.63%) Finance
2 1772 (25.92%) Investment Banking
3 681 (9.96%) Retail
4 649 (9.49%) Front Office
5 432 (6.32%) Retail Banking
6 199 (2.91%) Financial Institution
7 184 (2.69%) Back Office
8 178 (2.60%) Legal
9 154 (2.25%) Telecoms
10 100 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
11 95 (1.39%) Marketing
12 53 (0.78%) Games
13 52 (0.76%) Law
14 51 (0.75%) Private Banking
15 42 (0.61%) Advertising
16 35 (0.51%) General Ledger
17 29 (0.42%) International Banking
17 29 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
18 27 (0.39%) Spanish Language
19 20 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2153 (31.49%) Developer
2 1456 (21.30%) Analyst
3 796 (11.64%) Business Analyst
4 690 (10.09%) Java Developer
5 558 (8.16%) Architect
6 481 (7.04%) Project Manager
7 393 (5.75%) Banking Analyst
8 321 (4.70%) Senior Developer
9 279 (4.08%) Consultant
10 251 (3.67%) C# Developer
11 187 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
12 181 (2.65%) .NET Developer
12 181 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
13 180 (2.63%) SQL Developer
14 176 (2.57%) Test Analyst
15 168 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
16 134 (1.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 131 (1.92%) Banking Business Analyst
17 131 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
17 131 (1.92%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 598 (8.75%) HTML
2 462 (6.76%) .NET
3 443 (6.48%) AngularJS
4 441 (6.45%) HTML5
5 397 (5.81%) Spring
6 392 (5.73%) CSS
7 304 (4.45%) XML
8 298 (4.36%) Web Services
9 257 (3.76%) REST
10 237 (3.47%) CSS3
11 222 (3.25%) SOAP
12 217 (3.17%) Node.js
13 212 (3.10%) React
14 193 (2.82%) Hibernate
15 183 (2.68%) Middleware
16 174 (2.54%) J2EE
16 174 (2.54%) JSON
17 169 (2.47%) jQuery
18 113 (1.65%) ASP.NET
19 107 (1.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 585 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 476 (6.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 335 (4.90%) Derivative
4 305 (4.46%) Equities
5 303 (4.43%) User Experience
6 272 (3.98%) Fixed Income
7 169 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 163 (2.38%) Data Centre
9 161 (2.35%) Fintech
10 150 (2.19%) Management Information System
11 141 (2.06%) Mobile App
12 138 (2.02%) Credit Risk
13 128 (1.87%) Market Risk
14 117 (1.71%) SWIFT
15 94 (1.37%) Algorithms
15 94 (1.37%) Virtual Team
16 89 (1.30%) Online Banking
17 84 (1.23%) Mainframe
18 82 (1.20%) Data Structures
19 81 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 644 (9.42%) Linux
2 583 (8.53%) Unix
3 547 (8.00%) Windows
4 143 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 121 (1.77%) Android
6 103 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 94 (1.37%) Solaris
8 88 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 69 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 48 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 37 (0.54%) AIX
12 37 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 23 (0.34%) zOS
15 21 (0.31%) Windows 10
16 15 (0.22%) SUSE
17 10 (0.15%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.13%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.12%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1915 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 636 (9.30%) Scrum
4 587 (8.59%) Project Management
5 499 (7.30%) TDD
6 460 (6.73%) DevOps
7 404 (5.91%) Business Analysis
8 370 (5.41%) Change Management
9 358 (5.24%) Migration
10 340 (4.97%) Analytics
11 334 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
12 328 (4.80%) SDLC
13 309 (4.52%) OO
14 305 (4.46%) Risk Management
15 303 (4.43%) Multithreading
16 285 (4.17%) Data Modelling
17 264 (3.86%) ITIL
18 246 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
19 238 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
20 231 (3.38%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1426 (20.86%) Java
2 1302 (19.04%) SQL
3 679 (9.93%) JavaScript
4 545 (7.97%) C#
5 449 (6.57%) Python
6 306 (4.48%) C++
7 217 (3.17%) Scala
8 209 (3.06%) Shell Script
9 149 (2.18%) Perl
10 135 (1.97%) T-SQL
11 130 (1.90%) VBA
12 123 (1.80%) PL/SQL
12 123 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 100 (1.46%) C
14 91 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 71 (1.04%) Ruby
16 56 (0.82%) ES6
16 56 (0.82%) VB
17 52 (0.76%) Korn
18 47 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 423 (6.19%) Degree
2 86 (1.26%) ISEB
3 74 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 64 (0.94%) PMP
5 60 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (0.86%) PhD
7 54 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 49 (0.72%) CISSP
9 44 (0.64%) CCNP
10 33 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (0.42%) CCIE
12 27 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 22 (0.32%) CISM
15 21 (0.31%) CCNA
16 19 (0.28%) CISA
17 17 (0.25%) ACCA
18 16 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 16 (0.23%) MCSE
19 15 (0.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (4.10%) MiFID
2 245 (3.58%) QA
3 200 (2.93%) PMO
4 102 (1.49%) EMIR
5 98 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 87 (1.27%) Data Quality
7 70 (1.02%) SLA
8 59 (0.86%) FATCA
8 59 (0.86%) IFRS
9 57 (0.83%) SEPA
10 54 (0.79%) IFRS 9
11 39 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 29 (0.42%) Basel III
13 23 (0.34%) ISO20022
14 22 (0.32%) PCI DSS
15 19 (0.28%) GDPR
16 17 (0.25%) COBIT
17 15 (0.22%) Solvency II
18 12 (0.18%) Basel II
19 9 (0.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 120 (1.76%) Docker
2 105 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 70 (1.02%) HDFS
4 68 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 23 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 22 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (0.31%) Apache Flume
9 20 (0.29%) NFS
10 19 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 18 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 16 (0.23%) XenApp
14 14 (0.20%) RACF
14 14 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 12 (0.18%) VMware ESX
16 11 (0.16%) vSphere
17 10 (0.15%) SRDF
18 9 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
19 8 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 162 (2.37%) Ansible
2 139 (2.03%) Puppet
3 90 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (0.82%) Tivoli
5 47 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 45 (0.66%) SCCM
7 42 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
8 33 (0.48%) Control-M
9 30 (0.44%) Nagios
10 24 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 22 (0.32%) MOM
11 22 (0.32%) Terraform
12 19 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
13 16 (0.23%) Kubernetes
13 16 (0.23%) NetBackup
13 16 (0.23%) Oozie
14 14 (0.20%) Salt
15 11 (0.16%) Grafana
16 10 (0.15%) SCOM
16 10 (0.15%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 631 (9.23%) Oracle
2 535 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 197 (2.88%) IBM
4 161 (2.35%) Sybase
5 145 (2.12%) Cisco
6 131 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 115 (1.68%) Bloomberg
8 114 (1.67%) VMware
9 106 (1.55%) SAP
10 98 (1.43%) Reuters
11 97 (1.42%) Adobe
12 91 (1.33%) Splunk
13 83 (1.21%) Citrix
13 83 (1.21%) HP
14 79 (1.16%) MuleSoft
15 67 (0.98%) TIBCO
16 66 (0.97%) Informatica
17 62 (0.91%) Cloudera
18 58 (0.85%) Murex
19 57 (0.83%) Atlassian
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London
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Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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City, London
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London
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Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
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London
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London
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London
Hays Finance Technology
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City, London
TEKsystems
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City, London
TEKsystems
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