Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 9123 7399 9750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 9.90% 7.58% 9.37%
As % of the General category 24.84% 20.89% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6561 5358 6932
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £320
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +5.13% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 40
England median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% -1.37%
10th Percentile £12.52 £12.85 £10.04
90th Percentile £27.35 £40.50 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -31.82% +22.22% -

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 36720 35419 41300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.85% 36.27% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24659 23888 26991
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £634
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 798 903 1109
England median hourly rate £26.22 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% - +6.98%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.25 £11.35
90th Percentile £48.08 £46.31 £47.86
UK median hourly rate £26.40 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +12.34% -2.08% +11.63%

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 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 7006 £550 +4.76% 325
North of England +12 753 £425 - 41
South East +43 696 £413 -2.94% 30
North West +19 464 £425 - 22
South West +8 337 £384 -2.10% 10
Yorkshire +3 281 £425 - 15
Midlands -7 264 £400 -5.88% 11
West Midlands +16 131 £350 -15.15% 6
East Midlands -31 116 £414 -2.65% 5
East of England -32 62 £375 +15.38% 10
North East +43 10 £115 -67.14% 4
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4916 (53.89%) Finance
2 2693 (29.52%) Investment Banking
3 2623 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2219 (24.32%) Java
5 1549 (16.98%) SQL
6 1215 (13.32%) Front Office
7 960 (10.52%) JavaScript
8 913 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 838 (9.19%) C#
10 836 (9.16%) TDD
11 829 (9.09%) Linux
12 770 (8.44%) Scrum
13 757 (8.30%) HTML
14 725 (7.95%) Python
15 720 (7.89%) Windows
16 704 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
17 695 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 689 (7.55%) Retail Banking
19 688 (7.54%) SQL Server
20 680 (7.45%) Microsoft
21 679 (7.44%) Unix
22 673 (7.38%) Project Management
23 669 (7.33%) Test Automation
24 647 (7.09%) AngularJS
25 629 (6.89%) .NET
26 595 (6.52%) Oracle
27 574 (6.29%) DevOps
28 566 (6.20%) Migration
29 537 (5.89%) Fixed Income
30 535 (5.86%) Change Management

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
1 220 (2.41%) Apache Spark
2 187 (2.05%) Confluence
3 136 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 127 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 119 (1.30%) JBoss
6 118 (1.29%) Apache
7 105 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 100 (1.10%) SAS
9 93 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
10 71 (0.78%) IIS
11 68 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
12 61 (0.67%) Skype for Business
13 60 (0.66%) OpenStack
14 47 (0.52%) CMS
15 42 (0.46%) MS Exchange
16 35 (0.38%) MQSeries
17 34 (0.37%) Mule
17 34 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
18 33 (0.36%) Apache Pig
19 30 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 404 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 269 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
3 147 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 146 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 84 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 34 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 34 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 32 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 30 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 26 (0.28%) InVision
10 22 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.077%) SPSS
12 6 (0.066%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.055%) EngageOne
13 5 (0.055%) InDesign
14 3 (0.033%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.022%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.022%) UserZoom
16 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 90 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (0.78%) Temenos T24
3 64 (0.70%) ION MarketView
4 47 (0.52%) SAP FI
5 45 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 45 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
6 33 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 19 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
7 19 (0.21%) Summit
8 15 (0.16%) RMDS
9 13 (0.14%) Actimize
10 12 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 12 (0.13%) Eikon
10 12 (0.13%) Markit EDM
10 12 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
11 9 (0.099%) Kondor
11 9 (0.099%) SAP ERP
12 8 (0.088%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (0.088%) Temenos Globus
12 8 (0.088%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 387 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 227 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (1.25%) PaaS
4 89 (0.98%) Office 365
5 84 (0.92%) OpenShift
6 68 (0.75%) GitHub
7 50 (0.55%) IaaS
8 47 (0.52%) npm
9 45 (0.49%) Serverless
10 43 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 37 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 36 (0.39%) SaaS
13 29 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
14 17 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
15 16 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
16 13 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 12 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (0.13%) OpenDNS
18 11 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
19 9 (0.099%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 132 (1.45%) Firewall
2 124 (1.36%) Internet
3 94 (1.03%) SAN
4 86 (0.94%) SMS
5 81 (0.89%) DNS
6 73 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 72 (0.79%) LAN
8 58 (0.64%) Network Security
9 56 (0.61%) ATM
9 56 (0.61%) WAN
10 53 (0.58%) Skype
11 52 (0.57%) BGP
12 47 (0.52%) VPN
13 46 (0.50%) HTTP
14 44 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
15 43 (0.47%) LDAP
16 42 (0.46%) EIGRP
17 41 (0.45%) OSPF
18 37 (0.41%) MPLS
19 35 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 688 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 436 (4.78%) Big Data
3 305 (3.34%) Relational Database
4 303 (3.32%) Hadoop
5 220 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 217 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 204 (2.24%) MongoDB
8 165 (1.81%) Blockchain
9 153 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 141 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 116 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 102 (1.12%) Oracle Database
13 91 (1.00%) DB2
14 87 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 75 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
16 72 (0.79%) Apache Hive
16 72 (0.79%) MySQL
17 70 (0.77%) KDB
18 65 (0.71%) QlikView
19 61 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 488 (5.35%) JIRA
2 479 (5.25%) Git (software)
3 458 (5.02%) Jenkins
4 282 (3.09%) Maven
5 198 (2.17%) Selenium
6 195 (2.14%) TeamCity
7 160 (1.75%) Subversion
8 153 (1.68%) Cucumber
9 141 (1.55%) JUnit
10 99 (1.09%) Gradle
11 90 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 78 (0.85%) IntelliJ
13 69 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 67 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
15 66 (0.72%) Eclipse
16 63 (0.69%) Visual Studio
17 59 (0.65%) Ant
18 55 (0.60%) Jasmine
18 55 (0.60%) SoapUI
19 53 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 4916 (53.89%) Finance
2 2693 (29.52%) Investment Banking
3 1215 (13.32%) Front Office
4 689 (7.55%) Retail Banking
5 281 (3.08%) Retail
6 275 (3.01%) Financial Institution
7 169 (1.85%) Back Office
8 168 (1.84%) Legal
9 129 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 113 (1.24%) Marketing
11 108 (1.18%) Private Banking
12 78 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
13 64 (0.70%) International Banking
14 53 (0.58%) Law
15 51 (0.56%) Games
16 45 (0.49%) General Ledger
17 42 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
18 37 (0.41%) Billing
19 35 (0.38%) Advertising
20 32 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3155 (34.58%) Developer
2 2003 (21.96%) Analyst
3 1188 (13.02%) Java Developer
4 1003 (10.99%) Business Analyst
5 632 (6.93%) Project Manager
6 614 (6.73%) Banking Analyst
7 548 (6.01%) Architect
8 530 (5.81%) Senior Developer
9 455 (4.99%) C# Developer
10 344 (3.77%) Consultant
11 272 (2.98%) Test Analyst
12 244 (2.67%) .NET Developer
13 242 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
14 231 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
15 230 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
16 225 (2.47%) Banking Business Analyst
17 195 (2.14%) Front Office Developer
18 194 (2.13%) Angular Developer
19 189 (2.07%) SQL Developer
20 176 (1.93%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 757 (8.30%) HTML
2 647 (7.09%) AngularJS
3 629 (6.89%) .NET
4 522 (5.72%) HTML5
5 498 (5.46%) Spring
6 435 (4.77%) CSS
7 388 (4.25%) REST
8 369 (4.04%) Web Services
9 329 (3.61%) Node.js
10 322 (3.53%) React
11 305 (3.34%) XML
12 290 (3.18%) RESTful
13 247 (2.71%) Middleware
14 215 (2.36%) SOAP
15 209 (2.29%) FIX Protocol
16 208 (2.28%) JSON
17 207 (2.27%) J2EE
17 207 (2.27%) WPF
18 195 (2.14%) Hibernate
19 163 (1.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 704 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 695 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 537 (5.89%) Fixed Income
4 507 (5.56%) Derivative
5 383 (4.20%) Equities
6 314 (3.44%) User Experience
7 286 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
8 221 (2.42%) Fintech
9 218 (2.39%) Computer Science
10 213 (2.33%) Credit Risk
11 195 (2.14%) Market Risk
12 178 (1.95%) Mobile App
13 174 (1.91%) Management Information System
14 155 (1.70%) Data Centre
15 154 (1.69%) Virtual Team
16 128 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
17 99 (1.09%) SWIFT
18 95 (1.04%) Hedge funds
19 93 (1.02%) Data Structures
20 91 (1.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 829 (9.09%) Linux
2 720 (7.89%) Windows
3 679 (7.44%) Unix
4 211 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 159 (1.74%) Android
6 145 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 135 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 116 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 94 (1.03%) Solaris
10 75 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 68 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 51 (0.56%) AIX
13 45 (0.49%) Windows 10
14 23 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 17 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.14%) CoreOS
18 12 (0.13%) SUSE
19 10 (0.11%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2623 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 913 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 836 (9.16%) TDD
4 770 (8.44%) Scrum
5 673 (7.38%) Project Management
6 669 (7.33%) Test Automation
7 574 (6.29%) DevOps
8 566 (6.20%) Migration
9 535 (5.86%) Change Management
10 522 (5.72%) Business Analysis
11 517 (5.67%) Multithreading
12 482 (5.28%) SDLC
13 476 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
14 441 (4.83%) Risk Management
15 438 (4.80%) Electronic Trading
16 404 (4.43%) Analytics
17 377 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
18 370 (4.06%) Data Modelling
19 363 (3.98%) BDD
20 346 (3.79%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2219 (24.32%) Java
2 1549 (16.98%) SQL
3 960 (10.52%) JavaScript
4 838 (9.19%) C#
5 725 (7.95%) Python
6 408 (4.47%) C++
7 233 (2.55%) VBA
8 228 (2.50%) Scala
9 202 (2.21%) Perl
10 194 (2.13%) PowerShell
11 165 (1.81%) Ruby
12 139 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 122 (1.34%) Bash Shell
14 117 (1.28%) T-SQL
15 115 (1.26%) C
16 105 (1.15%) TypeScript
17 104 (1.14%) PL/SQL
18 67 (0.73%) ES6
19 63 (0.69%) R
20 58 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 425 (4.66%) Degree
2 110 (1.21%) ISEB
3 99 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 84 (0.92%) CISSP
5 77 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (0.72%) PMP
7 65 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 62 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
9 60 (0.66%) CCNP
10 57 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 51 (0.56%) CISM
12 50 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 48 (0.53%) Security Cleared
14 46 (0.50%) CCIE
15 43 (0.47%) Master's Degree
16 41 (0.45%) PhD
17 38 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
18 36 (0.39%) MCSE
19 34 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 29 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 377 (4.13%) MiFID
2 314 (3.44%) QA
3 212 (2.32%) PMO
4 126 (1.38%) GDPR
5 99 (1.09%) EMIR
6 84 (0.92%) SLA
7 77 (0.84%) Data Quality
8 61 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
9 56 (0.61%) IFRS
10 53 (0.58%) IFRS 9
11 52 (0.57%) PSD2
12 35 (0.38%) SEPA
13 32 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 28 (0.31%) PCI DSS
15 26 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 22 (0.24%) COBIT
17 18 (0.20%) FATCA
18 17 (0.19%) Basel II
19 15 (0.16%) FINREP
20 11 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 263 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 217 (2.38%) Docker
3 104 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.43%) HDFS
5 33 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 29 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (0.31%) XenApp
8 25 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 23 (0.25%) vSphere
9 23 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 22 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (0.14%) NFS
12 13 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 10 (0.11%) Samba
13 10 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 10 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.099%) SRDF
14 9 (0.099%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 209 (2.29%) Ansible
2 132 (1.45%) Puppet
3 103 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 53 (0.58%) SCCM
6 47 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 46 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
8 39 (0.43%) Terraform
9 34 (0.37%) Kibana
10 29 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 29 (0.32%) Nagios
11 28 (0.31%) NetBackup
12 21 (0.23%) Control-M
12 21 (0.23%) Oozie
12 21 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
13 20 (0.22%) logstash
14 18 (0.20%) Tivoli
15 16 (0.18%) BladeLogic
15 16 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 15 (0.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 680 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 595 (6.52%) Oracle
3 246 (2.70%) IBM
4 205 (2.25%) VMware
5 194 (2.13%) Sybase
6 176 (1.93%) Cisco
7 173 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 171 (1.87%) TIBCO
9 138 (1.51%) Citrix
10 134 (1.47%) SAP
11 129 (1.41%) Bloomberg
12 116 (1.27%) Splunk
13 112 (1.23%) HP
14 105 (1.15%) ION Trading
15 103 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
16 85 (0.93%) Adobe
17 83 (0.91%) Google
18 81 (0.89%) Reuters
19 73 (0.80%) Tableau
20 71 (0.78%) ServiceNow