Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 18 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 7,953 6,812 9,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.53% 7.66% 9.07%
As % of the General category 22.24% 20.63% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,568 4,826 6,173
England median daily rate £525 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +3.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 27
England median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +46.34% +15.40%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.80 £10.04
90th Percentile £72.88 £82.50 £100.00
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +57.89% +7.91%

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 35,752 33,020 38,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.37% 37.12% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,906 21,969 25,223
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £281 £269 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 839 848 1,034
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.27 £47.59 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +21.76%

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 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +1 6,148 £550 - 1,053
North of England +6 610 £413 -2.94% 100
South East +43 590 £438 +9.38% 96
South West +17 336 £404 -3.41% 40
Yorkshire +6 308 £425 -0.29% 29
North West -10 269 £400 - 67
Midlands -19 213 £375 -11.76% 53
East Midlands -29 102 £370 -12.94% 20
West Midlands +10 96 £375 -9.09% 33
East of England -31 58 £288 -28.13% 48
North East +57 34 £315 -23.17% 4
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 4,294 (53.99%) Finance
2 2,365 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
3 2,014 (25.32%) Investment Banking
4 1,965 (24.71%) Java
5 1,441 (18.12%) SQL
6 934 (11.74%) Front Office
7 891 (11.20%) C#
8 812 (10.21%) JavaScript
9 804 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 765 (9.62%) Linux
11 709 (8.91%) .NET
11 709 (8.91%) Python
12 705 (8.86%) TDD
13 703 (8.84%) Scrum
14 680 (8.55%) Retail Banking
15 673 (8.46%) DevOps
16 632 (7.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 628 (7.90%) Windows
18 619 (7.78%) Unix
19 586 (7.37%) Change Management
20 581 (7.31%) HTML
21 574 (7.22%) Test Automation
22 570 (7.17%) SQL Server
23 566 (7.12%) Oracle
24 545 (6.85%) Project Management
25 539 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
26 502 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
27 499 (6.27%) Microsoft
28 495 (6.22%) AngularJS
29 477 (6.00%) Git (software)

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
1 206 (2.59%) Apache Spark
2 179 (2.25%) Confluence
3 149 (1.87%) WebSphere
4 110 (1.38%) JBoss
4 110 (1.38%) SAS
5 101 (1.27%) Apache
6 92 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 84 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 81 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 71 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
10 53 (0.67%) IIS
11 43 (0.54%) OpenStack
12 37 (0.47%) Mule
13 35 (0.44%) MQSeries
14 32 (0.40%) CMS
15 31 (0.39%) Skype for Business
16 30 (0.38%) MS Exchange
17 28 (0.35%) Apache Pig
18 27 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
19 25 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 361 (4.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 209 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 120 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 98 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 62 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 36 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 35 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 29 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.16%) InVision
12 8 (0.10%) InDesign
13 4 (0.050%) Open Workbench
13 4 (0.050%) SPSS
13 4 (0.050%) UserZoom
14 3 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.038%) Chatbot
14 3 (0.038%) HipChat
15 2 (0.025%) GIMP
16 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 63 (0.79%) ION MarketView
2 53 (0.67%) Temenos T24
3 41 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (0.30%) Summit
5 23 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 22 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 22 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
7 17 (0.21%) RMDS
8 14 (0.18%) Temenos Globus
9 13 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 12 (0.15%) Actimize
10 12 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 11 (0.14%) Markit EDM
12 10 (0.13%) Eikon
12 10 (0.13%) Kondor
13 9 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
14 8 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
14 8 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
15 7 (0.088%) Misys Midas
15 7 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 407 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (1.04%) OpenShift
4 81 (1.02%) PaaS
5 73 (0.92%) GitHub
6 65 (0.82%) npm
7 62 (0.78%) Office 365
8 57 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 57 (0.72%) IaaS
9 56 (0.70%) Serverless
10 41 (0.52%) SaaS
11 38 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 30 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
14 29 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
16 17 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
17 15 (0.19%) Bluemix
18 13 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
19 12 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 137 (1.72%) Firewall
2 110 (1.38%) Internet
3 75 (0.94%) SMS
4 72 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 64 (0.80%) DNS
6 48 (0.60%) LAN
7 47 (0.59%) SAN
7 47 (0.59%) Skype
8 45 (0.57%) ATM
9 43 (0.54%) Network Security
9 43 (0.54%) WAN
10 42 (0.53%) SSL
11 38 (0.48%) VPN
12 37 (0.47%) HTTP
13 28 (0.35%) NAS
14 25 (0.31%) DHCP
14 25 (0.31%) FTP
15 24 (0.30%) FIX Connectivity
16 23 (0.29%) BGP
17 22 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 379 (4.77%) Big Data
3 275 (3.46%) Hadoop
4 268 (3.37%) Blockchain
5 267 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 184 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
7 180 (2.26%) NoSQL
8 163 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 155 (1.95%) MongoDB
10 141 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 134 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 117 (1.47%) DB2
13 100 (1.26%) Apache Hive
14 90 (1.13%) Oracle Database
15 82 (1.03%) MySQL
16 74 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
17 69 (0.87%) KDB
18 60 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
19 51 (0.64%) Redis
20 44 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 477 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 466 (5.86%) Jenkins
3 462 (5.81%) JIRA
4 331 (4.16%) Maven
5 243 (3.06%) Selenium
6 234 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 170 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 120 (1.51%) Subversion
9 116 (1.46%) Gradle
10 110 (1.38%) JUnit
11 74 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 73 (0.92%) Eclipse
13 64 (0.80%) Ant
14 63 (0.79%) IntelliJ
15 62 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 61 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
17 59 (0.74%) Visual Studio
18 58 (0.73%) SoapUI
19 51 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
20 49 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 4,294 (53.99%) Finance
2 2,014 (25.32%) Investment Banking
3 934 (11.74%) Front Office
4 680 (8.55%) Retail Banking
5 231 (2.90%) Retail
6 228 (2.87%) Financial Institution
7 145 (1.82%) Back Office
8 136 (1.71%) Legal
9 113 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 103 (1.30%) Marketing
11 96 (1.21%) Private Banking
12 71 (0.89%) International Banking
13 62 (0.78%) Games
14 54 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
15 47 (0.59%) Law
16 43 (0.54%) Advertising
17 40 (0.50%) French Language
18 34 (0.43%) General Ledger
19 27 (0.34%) Billing
20 22 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,735 (34.39%) Developer
2 1,659 (20.86%) Analyst
3 962 (12.10%) Java Developer
4 780 (9.81%) Business Analyst
5 526 (6.61%) Banking Analyst
6 509 (6.40%) C# Developer
7 491 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 478 (6.01%) Senior Developer
9 448 (5.63%) Architect
10 311 (3.91%) Test Analyst
11 255 (3.21%) Consultant
12 253 (3.18%) .NET Developer
13 249 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
14 239 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
15 197 (2.48%) Full Stack Developer
16 173 (2.18%) Banking Business Analyst
17 163 (2.05%) C# .NET Developer
18 162 (2.04%) Angular Developer
19 158 (1.99%) JavaScript Developer
20 156 (1.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 709 (8.91%) .NET
2 581 (7.31%) HTML
3 495 (6.22%) AngularJS
4 466 (5.86%) Spring
5 366 (4.60%) HTML5
6 342 (4.30%) Web Services
7 336 (4.22%) REST
8 331 (4.16%) CSS
9 313 (3.94%) Node.js
10 302 (3.80%) RESTful
11 294 (3.70%) React
12 252 (3.17%) XML
13 207 (2.60%) ASP.NET
14 188 (2.36%) WPF
15 174 (2.19%) SOAP
16 172 (2.16%) Hibernate
16 172 (2.16%) JSON
17 167 (2.10%) Spring Boot
18 158 (1.99%) FIX Protocol
19 154 (1.94%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 632 (7.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 539 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 386 (4.85%) Fixed Income
4 367 (4.61%) Derivative
5 245 (3.08%) User Experience
6 243 (3.06%) Equities
7 226 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
8 210 (2.64%) Computer Science
8 210 (2.64%) Fintech
9 209 (2.63%) Credit Risk
10 166 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 144 (1.81%) Market Risk
12 120 (1.51%) Management Information System
13 114 (1.43%) Data Centre
14 103 (1.30%) SWIFT
15 87 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
15 87 (1.09%) Online Banking
15 87 (1.09%) Virtual Team
16 86 (1.08%) Data Structures
17 85 (1.07%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 765 (9.62%) Linux
2 628 (7.90%) Windows
3 619 (7.78%) Unix
4 156 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 145 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 126 (1.58%) Android
7 124 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 88 (1.11%) Solaris
9 84 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 60 (0.75%) AIX
11 54 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 47 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 46 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 17 (0.21%) SUSE
17 15 (0.19%) CoreOS
18 14 (0.18%) Windows 8
19 9 (0.11%) zOS
20 8 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,365 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
2 804 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 705 (8.86%) TDD
4 703 (8.84%) Scrum
5 673 (8.46%) DevOps
6 586 (7.37%) Change Management
7 574 (7.22%) Test Automation
8 545 (6.85%) Project Management
9 502 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
10 447 (5.62%) Migration
11 446 (5.61%) Business Analysis
12 441 (5.55%) Multithreading
13 421 (5.29%) Electronic Trading
14 415 (5.22%) SDLC
15 352 (4.43%) Risk Management
16 351 (4.41%) BDD
17 338 (4.25%) Microservices
18 332 (4.17%) Low Latency
19 300 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
20 287 (3.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,965 (24.71%) Java
2 1,441 (18.12%) SQL
3 891 (11.20%) C#
4 812 (10.21%) JavaScript
5 709 (8.91%) Python
6 286 (3.60%) C++
7 229 (2.88%) VBA
8 207 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 201 (2.53%) Perl
10 185 (2.33%) Scala
11 158 (1.99%) Ruby
12 148 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 126 (1.58%) Shell Script
14 121 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 100 (1.26%) C
16 99 (1.24%) T-SQL
17 85 (1.07%) ES6
18 80 (1.01%) TypeScript
19 66 (0.83%) VB
20 53 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 351 (4.41%) Degree
2 96 (1.21%) ISEB
3 79 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 76 (0.96%) PMI Certification
5 72 (0.91%) PMP
6 71 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 56 (0.70%) CISSP
8 55 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 49 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
10 38 (0.48%) CISM
11 36 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (0.44%) Security Cleared
13 34 (0.43%) Master's Degree
14 32 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (0.36%) CCNP
15 29 (0.36%) PhD
16 28 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 22 (0.28%) MCSE
17 22 (0.28%) SC Cleared
18 21 (0.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 361 (4.54%) QA
2 257 (3.23%) MiFID
3 171 (2.15%) PMO
4 142 (1.79%) GDPR
5 83 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 80 (1.01%) SLA
7 77 (0.97%) EMIR
8 56 (0.70%) PSD2
9 53 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
10 38 (0.48%) SEPA
11 35 (0.44%) IFRS
12 30 (0.38%) IFRS 9
13 25 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 24 (0.30%) PCI DSS
15 23 (0.29%) ISO 9001
15 23 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 21 (0.26%) COBIT
17 14 (0.18%) TARGET2
18 13 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 12 (0.15%) GCP
System Software
1 278 (3.50%) Docker
2 197 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 69 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (0.36%) XenApp
5 25 (0.31%) HDFS
6 22 (0.28%) Apache Flume
6 22 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 21 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 18 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 15 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 14 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 13 (0.16%) SRDF
13 11 (0.14%) Firmware
14 10 (0.13%) vSphere
15 9 (0.11%) NFS
16 8 (0.10%) GPFS
16 8 (0.10%) Samba
16 8 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 261 (3.28%) Ansible
2 158 (1.99%) Puppet
3 144 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
4 89 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 73 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
6 58 (0.73%) Terraform
7 38 (0.48%) SCCM
8 36 (0.45%) Nagios
9 35 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
10 34 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
11 26 (0.33%) Kibana
12 23 (0.29%) Oozie
13 17 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
13 17 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 16 (0.20%) Tivoli
15 15 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
15 15 (0.19%) logstash
15 15 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
16 14 (0.18%) Packer
17 13 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 566 (7.12%) Oracle
2 499 (6.27%) Microsoft
3 224 (2.82%) IBM
4 162 (2.04%) Sybase
5 140 (1.76%) Red Hat
6 132 (1.66%) VMware
7 130 (1.63%) Splunk
8 124 (1.56%) TIBCO
9 114 (1.43%) Citrix
10 111 (1.40%) Bloomberg
11 110 (1.38%) Cisco
12 96 (1.21%) Adobe
13 95 (1.19%) Tableau
14 88 (1.11%) HP
15 86 (1.08%) Google
16 84 (1.06%) ION Trading
17 81 (1.02%) SAP
18 72 (0.91%) AppDynamics
19 66 (0.83%) Teradata
20 65 (0.82%) Reuters