Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 9285 7424 9871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 9.79% 7.63% 9.51%
As % of the General category 24.68% 20.87% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6616 5363 6942
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.15%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £315
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 15 41
England median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +36.36% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.52 £13.40 £12.75
90th Percentile £27.50 £60.20 £100.00
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +42.86% +12.00%

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 37619 35571 41047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.66% 36.56% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25221 23901 26745
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 865 1121
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.06 £11.40 £11.90
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.00 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.48% - +13.64%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 7077 £550 +4.76% 812
North of England +13 758 £425 - 63
South East +44 722 £410 -3.53% 57
North West +18 448 £425 - 40
South West +9 366 £400 -3.67% 18
Yorkshire +6 296 £430 +1.18% 19
Midlands +1 290 £400 -5.88% 12
West Midlands +12 142 £350 -13.58% 7
East Midlands -20 127 £413 -2.94% 5
East of England -7 71 £375 +15.38% 34
North East +34 14 £115 -68.92% 4
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4995 (53.80%) Finance
2 2687 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
3 2604 (28.05%) Investment Banking
4 2265 (24.39%) Java
5 1606 (17.30%) SQL
6 1208 (13.01%) Front Office
7 936 (10.08%) JavaScript
8 877 (9.45%) C#
8 877 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 869 (9.36%) Linux
10 842 (9.07%) TDD
11 818 (8.81%) Scrum
12 753 (8.11%) Python
13 742 (7.99%) Windows
14 738 (7.95%) HTML
15 725 (7.81%) Retail Banking
16 718 (7.73%) Test Automation
17 714 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 705 (7.59%) SQL Server
19 687 (7.40%) Unix
20 675 (7.27%) Microsoft
21 674 (7.26%) .NET
22 665 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
23 662 (7.13%) Project Management
24 628 (6.76%) DevOps
25 612 (6.59%) AngularJS
26 606 (6.53%) Oracle
27 593 (6.39%) Change Management
28 572 (6.16%) Migration
29 533 (5.74%) Fixed Income

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
1 217 (2.34%) Apache Spark
2 200 (2.15%) Confluence
3 129 (1.39%) Apache
4 125 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 120 (1.29%) JBoss
5 120 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 106 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 104 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 99 (1.07%) SAS
9 74 (0.80%) IIS
10 71 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
11 66 (0.71%) Skype for Business
12 60 (0.65%) OpenStack
13 47 (0.51%) MS Exchange
14 40 (0.43%) CMS
15 38 (0.41%) MQSeries
16 33 (0.36%) Apache Pig
17 30 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 29 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
19 27 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 436 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 271 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 149 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 147 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 86 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 38 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 37 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 35 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 28 (0.30%) InVision
10 27 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
11 23 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.054%) SPSS
14 4 (0.043%) Chatbot
15 3 (0.032%) InDesign
16 2 (0.022%) EngageOne
16 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.022%) Open Workbench
16 2 (0.022%) UserZoom
17 1 (0.011%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 81 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 81 (0.87%) ION MarketView
2 71 (0.76%) Temenos T24
3 45 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 43 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 43 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 28 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 23 (0.25%) Summit
7 19 (0.20%) RMDS
8 17 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
9 13 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 12 (0.13%) Markit EDM
11 11 (0.12%) Kondor
12 10 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 10 (0.11%) Eikon
13 9 (0.097%) Actimize
13 9 (0.097%) SAP ERP
13 9 (0.097%) Temenos Globus
14 8 (0.086%) thinkFolio
15 7 (0.075%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 416 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (1.17%) PaaS
4 89 (0.96%) OpenShift
5 88 (0.95%) Office 365
6 79 (0.85%) GitHub
7 52 (0.56%) IaaS
8 48 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 44 (0.47%) SaaS
10 41 (0.44%) npm
11 40 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 38 (0.41%) Serverless
13 29 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
15 14 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 13 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
17 12 (0.13%) Sauce Labs
18 11 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 136 (1.46%) Firewall
2 120 (1.29%) Internet
3 94 (1.01%) SMS
4 89 (0.96%) SAN
5 80 (0.86%) LAN
5 80 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 77 (0.83%) DNS
7 65 (0.70%) WAN
8 62 (0.67%) Skype
9 59 (0.64%) ATM
9 59 (0.64%) Network Security
10 52 (0.56%) BGP
11 42 (0.45%) EIGRP
11 42 (0.45%) OSPF
12 41 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
12 41 (0.44%) HTTP
13 39 (0.42%) VPN
14 38 (0.41%) MPLS
15 36 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
15 36 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 705 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 431 (4.64%) Big Data
3 305 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 283 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 230 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 220 (2.37%) Blockchain
7 218 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
8 206 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 168 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 154 (1.66%) RDBMS
11 140 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 101 (1.09%) Oracle Database
13 93 (1.00%) DB2
14 89 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 80 (0.86%) KDB
16 79 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
16 79 (0.85%) Apache Hive
17 75 (0.81%) MySQL
18 68 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
19 66 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 526 (5.67%) JIRA
2 499 (5.37%) Git (software)
3 498 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 304 (3.27%) Maven
5 225 (2.42%) Selenium
6 222 (2.39%) TeamCity
7 188 (2.02%) Cucumber
8 155 (1.67%) Subversion
9 143 (1.54%) JUnit
10 114 (1.23%) Gradle
11 89 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 83 (0.89%) IntelliJ
13 75 (0.81%) Eclipse
14 73 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
15 70 (0.75%) Ant
15 70 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 64 (0.69%) SoapUI
16 64 (0.69%) Visual Studio
17 56 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
18 54 (0.58%) Axure RP
General
1 4995 (53.80%) Finance
2 2604 (28.05%) Investment Banking
3 1208 (13.01%) Front Office
4 725 (7.81%) Retail Banking
5 279 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 264 (2.84%) Retail
7 176 (1.90%) Legal
8 164 (1.77%) Back Office
9 138 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 122 (1.31%) Marketing
11 101 (1.09%) Private Banking
12 82 (0.88%) International Banking
13 57 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
14 54 (0.58%) Games
15 52 (0.56%) Law
16 41 (0.44%) General Ledger
17 40 (0.43%) Advertising
18 38 (0.41%) Billing
18 38 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 31 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 3198 (34.44%) Developer
2 2039 (21.96%) Analyst
3 1208 (13.01%) Java Developer
4 997 (10.74%) Business Analyst
5 645 (6.95%) Banking Analyst
6 602 (6.48%) Project Manager
7 546 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 515 (5.55%) Architect
9 494 (5.32%) C# Developer
10 340 (3.66%) Consultant
11 308 (3.32%) Test Analyst
12 268 (2.89%) .NET Developer
13 249 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
14 230 (2.48%) Full Stack Developer
15 222 (2.39%) Banking Business Analyst
16 218 (2.35%) JavaScript Developer
17 210 (2.26%) Front Office Developer
18 199 (2.14%) SQL Developer
19 194 (2.09%) Angular Developer
20 186 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 738 (7.95%) HTML
2 674 (7.26%) .NET
3 612 (6.59%) AngularJS
4 507 (5.46%) Spring
5 493 (5.31%) HTML5
6 427 (4.60%) CSS
7 380 (4.09%) REST
8 366 (3.94%) Web Services
9 328 (3.53%) Node.js
10 314 (3.38%) RESTful
10 314 (3.38%) XML
11 313 (3.37%) React
12 238 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
13 236 (2.54%) Middleware
14 219 (2.36%) SOAP
15 206 (2.22%) WPF
16 200 (2.15%) JSON
17 199 (2.14%) J2EE
18 195 (2.10%) Hibernate
19 183 (1.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 714 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 665 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 533 (5.74%) Fixed Income
4 491 (5.29%) Derivative
5 373 (4.02%) Equities
6 314 (3.38%) User Experience
7 278 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
8 230 (2.48%) Credit Risk
9 218 (2.35%) Computer Science
10 211 (2.27%) Fintech
11 194 (2.09%) Market Risk
12 184 (1.98%) Mobile App
13 165 (1.78%) Management Information System
14 155 (1.67%) Data Centre
15 151 (1.63%) Virtual Team
16 125 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
17 115 (1.24%) SWIFT
18 96 (1.03%) Data Structures
19 90 (0.97%) Online Banking
20 85 (0.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 869 (9.36%) Linux
2 742 (7.99%) Windows
3 687 (7.40%) Unix
4 214 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 169 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 166 (1.79%) Android
7 147 (1.58%) Apple iOS
8 109 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 102 (1.10%) Solaris
10 77 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 68 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 67 (0.72%) AIX
13 43 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 29 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.14%) CoreOS
16 13 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.13%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.13%) SUSE
18 8 (0.086%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2687 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
2 877 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 842 (9.07%) TDD
4 818 (8.81%) Scrum
5 718 (7.73%) Test Automation
6 662 (7.13%) Project Management
7 628 (6.76%) DevOps
8 593 (6.39%) Change Management
9 572 (6.16%) Migration
10 518 (5.58%) Multithreading
11 506 (5.45%) Business Analysis
12 498 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
13 480 (5.17%) SDLC
14 458 (4.93%) Electronic Trading
15 415 (4.47%) Risk Management
16 393 (4.23%) BDD
17 387 (4.17%) Analytics
17 387 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
18 372 (4.01%) Data Modelling
19 363 (3.91%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2265 (24.39%) Java
2 1606 (17.30%) SQL
3 936 (10.08%) JavaScript
4 877 (9.45%) C#
5 753 (8.11%) Python
6 406 (4.37%) C++
7 256 (2.76%) VBA
8 214 (2.30%) Scala
9 198 (2.13%) Perl
10 195 (2.10%) PowerShell
11 154 (1.66%) Ruby
12 133 (1.43%) Bash Shell
12 133 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 116 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 111 (1.20%) C
15 107 (1.15%) T-SQL
16 98 (1.06%) TypeScript
17 70 (0.75%) VB
18 69 (0.74%) ES6
19 55 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 412 (4.44%) Degree
2 120 (1.29%) ISEB
3 90 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 76 (0.82%) CISSP
5 72 (0.78%) PMP
6 71 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 70 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 58 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 58 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
10 55 (0.59%) CCNP
11 51 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 49 (0.53%) Security Cleared
13 45 (0.48%) CISM
14 44 (0.47%) CCIE
14 44 (0.47%) Master's Degree
14 44 (0.47%) PhD
15 41 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 36 (0.39%) MCSE
17 28 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (3.78%) MiFID
2 347 (3.74%) QA
3 212 (2.28%) PMO
4 148 (1.59%) GDPR
5 108 (1.16%) SLA
6 90 (0.97%) EMIR
7 79 (0.85%) Data Quality
8 55 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
9 52 (0.56%) PSD2
10 46 (0.50%) IFRS
11 42 (0.45%) IFRS 9
12 35 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 35 (0.38%) SEPA
13 25 (0.27%) ISO 9001
14 24 (0.26%) PCI DSS
15 23 (0.25%) COBIT
15 23 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 18 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 17 (0.18%) FATCA
18 15 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 288 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 243 (2.62%) Docker
3 104 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.42%) HDFS
5 36 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (0.37%) XenApp
7 33 (0.36%) Apache Flume
8 27 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 22 (0.24%) vSphere
10 21 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 12 (0.13%) Firmware
13 12 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.12%) NFS
14 11 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (0.12%) SRDF
15 9 (0.097%) Samba
15 9 (0.097%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 226 (2.43%) Ansible
2 138 (1.49%) Puppet
3 99 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 57 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 49 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
7 46 (0.50%) SCCM
8 37 (0.40%) Nagios
8 37 (0.40%) Terraform
9 35 (0.38%) Kibana
10 29 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
11 22 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 22 (0.24%) Oozie
12 21 (0.23%) Control-M
12 21 (0.23%) logstash
13 18 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 18 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
14 16 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
14 16 (0.17%) MOM
14 16 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 675 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 606 (6.53%) Oracle
3 247 (2.66%) IBM
4 217 (2.34%) VMware
5 200 (2.15%) Sybase
6 183 (1.97%) TIBCO
7 171 (1.84%) Cisco
7 171 (1.84%) Red Hat
8 132 (1.42%) Citrix
9 128 (1.38%) SAP
10 123 (1.32%) Splunk
11 121 (1.30%) Bloomberg
12 118 (1.27%) ION Trading
13 114 (1.23%) HP
14 99 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
15 93 (1.00%) Adobe
16 83 (0.89%) Tableau
17 82 (0.88%) Google
18 78 (0.84%) Reuters
19 72 (0.78%) Murex