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 27 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.

Banking
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 18 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs citing Banking 4239 3757 4364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 9.80% 7.58% 8.69%
As % of the General category 24.98% 20.81% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2983 2757 3100
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £651 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.82 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £38.95 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.82 £10.44
% change year-on-year +32.45% -5.98%  

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 16970 18055 19635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 39.24% 36.41% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11222 12293 12923
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 440 488
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +2.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 27 June 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 +2 3235 £550 +4.76% 802
South East +14 324 £425 - 49
North West +3 243 £425 - 44
South West +18 161 £405 +8.00% 24
Yorkshire -2 106 £425 +0.59% 21
East Midlands -12 71 £440 +3.52% 9
West Midlands +3 48 £425 +13.33% 7
East of England -7 28 £475 +20.63% 25
North East +68 10 £550 +34.14% 3
Midlands +15 4 - - 17
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4165 (54.37%) Finance
2 2159 (28.19%) Investment Banking
3 2145 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1692 (22.09%) Java
5 1429 (18.66%) SQL
6 936 (12.22%) Front Office
7 860 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 797 (10.40%) JavaScript
9 769 (10.04%) Retail
10 736 (9.61%) Scrum
11 694 (9.06%) C#
12 689 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
13 658 (8.59%) HTML
14 652 (8.51%) Linux
15 626 (8.17%) Unix
16 622 (8.12%) Oracle
17 615 (8.03%) TDD
18 605 (7.90%) Windows
19 602 (7.86%) Project Management
20 580 (7.57%) Microsoft
21 578 (7.55%) SQL Server
22 575 (7.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 557 (7.27%) .NET
24 513 (6.70%) AngularJS
25 511 (6.67%) Python
26 491 (6.41%) HTML5
27 487 (6.36%) Retail Banking
28 473 (6.17%) Migration
29 472 (6.16%) DevOps
30 469 (6.12%) Test Automation

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
1 181 (2.36%) Apache Spark
2 155 (2.02%) Confluence
3 143 (1.87%) WebSphere
4 120 (1.57%) SAS
5 117 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 102 (1.33%) Apache
7 92 (1.20%) JBoss
8 85 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 54 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
9 54 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
10 53 (0.69%) CMS
11 48 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 46 (0.60%) IIS
13 39 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
14 37 (0.48%) Mule
15 34 (0.44%) MS Exchange
16 31 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 30 (0.39%) Apache Pig
18 27 (0.35%) OpenStack
19 24 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 337 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 213 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 123 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 111 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 82 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 45 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
8 16 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.078%) InDesign
10 6 (0.078%) SPSS
11 4 (0.052%) EngageOne
12 3 (0.039%) FrameMaker
12 3 (0.039%) InVision
13 2 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.026%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.026%) Flinto
13 2 (0.026%) HipChat
13 2 (0.026%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 56 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 56 (0.73%) Temenos T24
2 31 (0.40%) ION MarketView
3 27 (0.35%) SAP CO
3 27 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 27 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 24 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 19 (0.25%) Actimize
5 19 (0.25%) Loan IQ
6 17 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
7 13 (0.17%) Eikon
7 13 (0.17%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 11 (0.14%) Summit
9 9 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (0.10%) RMDS
10 8 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
11 7 (0.091%) FLEXCUBE
11 7 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
11 7 (0.091%) thinkFolio
12 6 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 224 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (1.14%) PaaS
4 62 (0.81%) Office 365
5 59 (0.77%) OpenShift
6 39 (0.51%) GitHub
7 27 (0.35%) IaaS
8 26 (0.34%) SaaS
9 19 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 15 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
14 12 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
15 9 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.12%) Bluemix
15 9 (0.12%) SoftLayer
16 8 (0.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 7 (0.091%) Force.com
18 6 (0.078%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 129 (1.68%) Internet
2 127 (1.66%) Firewall
3 87 (1.14%) SAN
4 68 (0.89%) LAN
5 64 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 60 (0.78%) DNS
7 52 (0.68%) Network Security
7 52 (0.68%) WAN
8 44 (0.57%) SSL
9 41 (0.54%) LDAP
10 40 (0.52%) HTTP
11 38 (0.50%) VPN
12 36 (0.47%) NAS
13 30 (0.39%) DHCP
13 30 (0.39%) MPLS
14 28 (0.37%) FTP
15 27 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
16 25 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (0.33%) Intranet
17 24 (0.31%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 368 (4.80%) Big Data
3 272 (3.55%) Hadoop
4 257 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 212 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
6 140 (1.83%) MongoDB
7 131 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 123 (1.61%) DB2
8 123 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 122 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 99 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 96 (1.25%) RDBMS
12 85 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 80 (1.04%) QlikView
14 67 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
15 65 (0.85%) Apache Hive
15 65 (0.85%) KDB
16 60 (0.78%) MySQL
17 59 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 53 (0.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 398 (5.20%) JIRA
2 352 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 328 (4.28%) Git (software)
4 217 (2.83%) Maven
5 199 (2.60%) Selenium
6 149 (1.95%) JUnit
7 143 (1.87%) TeamCity
8 135 (1.76%) Cucumber
9 121 (1.58%) Subversion
10 100 (1.31%) Gradle
11 65 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 53 (0.69%) Hudson
12 53 (0.69%) Visual Studio
13 52 (0.68%) Ant
14 50 (0.65%) NUnit
15 49 (0.64%) Mockito
16 45 (0.59%) Eclipse
17 42 (0.55%) Bitbucket
18 41 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 41 (0.54%) IntelliJ
General
1 4165 (54.37%) Finance
2 2159 (28.19%) Investment Banking
3 936 (12.22%) Front Office
4 769 (10.04%) Retail
5 487 (6.36%) Retail Banking
6 234 (3.05%) Financial Institution
7 182 (2.38%) Legal
8 166 (2.17%) Back Office
9 98 (1.28%) Private Banking
10 97 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 94 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
12 92 (1.20%) Marketing
13 43 (0.56%) Law
14 40 (0.52%) General Ledger
15 34 (0.44%) Games
16 33 (0.43%) Advertising
16 33 (0.43%) International Banking
17 30 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
18 29 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
19 25 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2570 (33.55%) Developer
2 1673 (21.84%) Analyst
3 898 (11.72%) Business Analyst
4 849 (11.08%) Java Developer
5 575 (7.51%) Architect
6 571 (7.45%) Project Manager
7 492 (6.42%) Banking Analyst
8 381 (4.97%) Senior Developer
9 378 (4.93%) C# Developer
10 348 (4.54%) Consultant
11 229 (2.99%) .NET Developer
12 220 (2.87%) JavaScript Developer
13 197 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
14 194 (2.53%) SQL Developer
15 179 (2.34%) Banking Business Analyst
15 179 (2.34%) Test Analyst
16 173 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
17 158 (2.06%) Senior Java Developer
18 148 (1.93%) Front Office Developer
19 144 (1.88%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (8.59%) HTML
2 557 (7.27%) .NET
3 513 (6.70%) AngularJS
4 491 (6.41%) HTML5
5 443 (5.78%) Spring
6 417 (5.44%) CSS
7 328 (4.28%) XML
8 309 (4.03%) Web Services
9 296 (3.86%) Node.js
10 292 (3.81%) REST
11 258 (3.37%) React
12 247 (3.22%) JSON
13 236 (3.08%) SOAP
14 223 (2.91%) Middleware
15 200 (2.61%) CSS3
16 198 (2.58%) RESTful
17 189 (2.47%) Hibernate
18 169 (2.21%) J2EE
19 162 (2.11%) jQuery
20 155 (2.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 689 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 575 (7.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 400 (5.22%) Derivative
4 383 (5.00%) Fixed Income
5 342 (4.46%) Equities
6 292 (3.81%) User Experience
7 239 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
8 196 (2.56%) Fintech
9 190 (2.48%) Computer Science
10 174 (2.27%) Mobile App
11 166 (2.17%) Data Centre
12 161 (2.10%) Credit Risk
13 160 (2.09%) Management Information System
14 149 (1.95%) Market Risk
15 120 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
16 104 (1.36%) SWIFT
17 102 (1.33%) Virtual Team
18 100 (1.31%) Online Banking
19 95 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
20 94 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 652 (8.51%) Linux
2 626 (8.17%) Unix
3 605 (7.90%) Windows
4 163 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 144 (1.88%) Android
6 106 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 103 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 85 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 81 (1.06%) Solaris
10 69 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 57 (0.74%) Windows 7
12 40 (0.52%) AIX
13 28 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 21 (0.27%) zOS
15 20 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.20%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.17%) Mac OS X
18 12 (0.16%) Windows 8
19 11 (0.14%) Windows XP
20 9 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2145 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 860 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 736 (9.61%) Scrum
4 615 (8.03%) TDD
5 602 (7.86%) Project Management
6 473 (6.17%) Migration
7 472 (6.16%) DevOps
8 469 (6.12%) Test Automation
9 459 (5.99%) Change Management
10 452 (5.90%) Business Analysis
11 415 (5.42%) Multithreading
12 394 (5.14%) SDLC
13 373 (4.87%) Risk Management
14 347 (4.53%) Analytics
15 333 (4.35%) OO
16 328 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
17 308 (4.02%) Electronic Trading
18 281 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
19 274 (3.58%) Data Modelling
20 258 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1692 (22.09%) Java
2 1429 (18.66%) SQL
3 797 (10.40%) JavaScript
4 694 (9.06%) C#
5 511 (6.67%) Python
6 357 (4.66%) C++
7 210 (2.74%) Scala
8 178 (2.32%) Shell Script
9 165 (2.15%) VBA
10 160 (2.09%) PowerShell
11 157 (2.05%) Perl
12 133 (1.74%) C
13 114 (1.49%) Ruby
14 110 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 106 (1.38%) T-SQL
16 88 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 66 (0.86%) TypeScript
18 62 (0.81%) ES6
18 62 (0.81%) R
19 54 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 417 (5.44%) Degree
2 87 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (1.08%) ISEB
4 82 (1.07%) PMI Certification
5 72 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
7 62 (0.81%) CISSP
8 57 (0.74%) PMP
9 54 (0.70%) CCNP
10 50 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 49 (0.64%) PhD
12 40 (0.52%) Master's Degree
13 33 (0.43%) CCNA
14 31 (0.40%) CCIE
14 31 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
15 30 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (0.38%) CISM
17 27 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 25 (0.33%) Security Cleared
19 22 (0.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (5.10%) MiFID
2 230 (3.00%) QA
3 179 (2.34%) PMO
4 124 (1.62%) EMIR
5 109 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
6 81 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 80 (1.04%) IFRS
8 76 (0.99%) IFRS 9
9 73 (0.95%) SLA
10 55 (0.72%) SEPA
11 39 (0.51%) GDPR
12 34 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 27 (0.35%) ISO 20022
14 26 (0.34%) PCI DSS
15 23 (0.30%) FATCA
15 23 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 21 (0.27%) Basel III
17 20 (0.26%) Basel II
18 17 (0.22%) COBIT
19 10 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 162 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 124 (1.62%) Docker
3 94 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.52%) HDFS
5 27 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (0.35%) vSphere
6 26 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 23 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (0.30%) XenApp
7 23 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 18 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 15 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.17%) NFS
10 13 (0.17%) RACF
11 10 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
12 8 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.10%) vCloud
13 6 (0.078%) Platform Symphony
13 6 (0.078%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 162 (2.11%) Ansible
2 129 (1.68%) Puppet
3 95 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (0.65%) SCCM
5 43 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 33 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 30 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 29 (0.38%) Terraform
9 28 (0.37%) Control-M
9 28 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 22 (0.29%) Kibana
11 20 (0.26%) Nagios
12 19 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
12 19 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
13 18 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
14 15 (0.20%) BladeLogic
15 14 (0.18%) vRealize
16 13 (0.17%) logstash
17 12 (0.16%) Grafana
17 12 (0.16%) Mesos
Vendors
1 622 (8.12%) Oracle
2 580 (7.57%) Microsoft
3 222 (2.90%) IBM
4 168 (2.19%) Sybase
5 157 (2.05%) VMware
6 150 (1.96%) Cisco
7 120 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 109 (1.42%) Citrix
9 108 (1.41%) SAP
10 106 (1.38%) HP
11 102 (1.33%) Bloomberg
12 97 (1.27%) Splunk
13 96 (1.25%) TIBCO
14 80 (1.04%) Reuters
15 78 (1.02%) ServiceNow
16 77 (1.01%) Murex
17 70 (0.91%) ION Trading
18 69 (0.90%) Informatica
18 69 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
19 64 (0.84%) Adobe
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