Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 6982 5611 7411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.10% 12.50% 15.76%
As % of the General category 32.62% 28.94% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5179 4088 5233
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £350
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 26
London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +25.00% +11.63%
10th Percentile £14.55 £14.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £21.88 £65.00 £100.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +36.36% +15.79%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 21401 19387 22047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.30% 43.17% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15482 13926 15634
London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £664
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 201 242
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.92% +14.32%
10th Percentile £13.74 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.87 £52.17
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year +0.48% +0.60% +13.60%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in London

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in London

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in London

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in London

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Banking in London

Banking
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London +3 1623 £550 +4.76% 118
East London -2 106 £575 +21.05% 9
South London +1 55 £575 +32.18% 10
West London -5 29 £113 -68.97% 3
North London -9 5 £115 -84.14% 1
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Banking.

1 3828 (54.83%) Finance
2 2443 (34.99%) Investment Banking
3 2084 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1871 (26.80%) Java
5 1367 (19.58%) SQL
6 1187 (17.00%) Front Office
7 792 (11.34%) C#
8 787 (11.27%) JavaScript
9 688 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 681 (9.75%) Python
11 668 (9.57%) Linux
12 664 (9.51%) TDD
13 621 (8.89%) HTML
14 587 (8.41%) Scrum
15 580 (8.31%) .NET
16 579 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 577 (8.26%) SQL Server
18 574 (8.22%) Test Automation
19 559 (8.01%) Windows
20 549 (7.86%) Microsoft
21 538 (7.71%) Unix
22 522 (7.48%) Fixed Income
23 517 (7.40%) DevOps
24 512 (7.33%) AngularJS
25 502 (7.19%) Multithreading
26 499 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
27 494 (7.08%) Change Management
27 494 (7.08%) Project Management
28 482 (6.90%) Derivative
29 475 (6.80%) Oracle

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 182 (2.61%) Apache Spark
2 158 (2.26%) Confluence
3 116 (1.66%) Apache
4 99 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 95 (1.36%) JBoss
6 87 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 86 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 75 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 58 (0.83%) IIS
9 58 (0.83%) Skype for Business
10 42 (0.60%) SAS
11 40 (0.57%) MS Exchange
12 37 (0.53%) MQSeries
13 34 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
14 27 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
15 26 (0.37%) Mule
16 24 (0.34%) Apache Pig
16 24 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (0.30%) CMS
17 21 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 327 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 194 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 103 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 103 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 64 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
5 36 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 33 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 30 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 26 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 23 (0.33%) InVision
10 20 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.086%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.057%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.057%) SPSS
13 2 (0.029%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.029%) InDesign
13 2 (0.029%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.014%) HipChat
14 1 (0.014%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.014%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 79 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (1.12%) ION MarketView
3 62 (0.89%) Temenos T24
4 28 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 22 (0.32%) Summit
6 19 (0.27%) RMDS
7 15 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
8 13 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 12 (0.17%) Markit EDM
10 11 (0.16%) Kondor
10 11 (0.16%) SAP FI
11 9 (0.13%) SAP CO
11 9 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
11 9 (0.13%) Temenos Globus
12 8 (0.11%) Eikon
12 8 (0.11%) thinkFolio
13 7 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
14 6 (0.086%) Actimize
14 6 (0.086%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 274 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (1.03%) Office 365
4 71 (1.02%) GitHub
5 48 (0.69%) PaaS
6 37 (0.53%) Serverless
7 36 (0.52%) npm
7 36 (0.52%) SaaS
8 33 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (0.43%) IaaS
10 28 (0.40%) OpenShift
11 26 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 19 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
14 12 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 12 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
16 10 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
17 9 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 93 (1.33%) Firewall
2 74 (1.06%) LAN
3 67 (0.96%) SAN
4 66 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 57 (0.82%) SMS
6 56 (0.80%) WAN
7 54 (0.77%) Internet
8 53 (0.76%) Network Security
9 50 (0.72%) Skype
10 44 (0.63%) BGP
11 39 (0.56%) EIGRP
12 38 (0.54%) DNS
13 35 (0.50%) Wireless
14 34 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
14 34 (0.49%) OSPF
15 30 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (0.42%) HTTP
17 28 (0.40%) MPLS
17 28 (0.40%) VPN
18 26 (0.37%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 577 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 347 (4.97%) Big Data
3 245 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 225 (3.22%) Hadoop
5 206 (2.95%) Blockchain
6 194 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 176 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 148 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 145 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
10 128 (1.83%) RDBMS
11 122 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 82 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 75 (1.07%) KDB
14 73 (1.05%) Oracle Database
15 65 (0.93%) Apache Hive
16 64 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
17 63 (0.90%) QlikView
18 58 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 56 (0.80%) DB2
20 49 (0.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 405 (5.80%) JIRA
2 347 (4.97%) Jenkins
3 337 (4.83%) Git (software)
4 262 (3.75%) Maven
5 200 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 177 (2.54%) Selenium
7 149 (2.13%) Cucumber
8 140 (2.01%) Subversion
9 114 (1.63%) JUnit
10 90 (1.29%) Gradle
11 78 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 62 (0.89%) Ant
13 61 (0.87%) IntelliJ
14 59 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
15 56 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 51 (0.73%) Eclipse
16 51 (0.73%) Visual Studio
17 49 (0.70%) SoapUI
18 48 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
19 46 (0.66%) Axure RP
General
1 3828 (54.83%) Finance
2 2443 (34.99%) Investment Banking
3 1187 (17.00%) Front Office
4 382 (5.47%) Retail Banking
5 225 (3.22%) Financial Institution
6 155 (2.22%) Back Office
7 146 (2.09%) Legal
8 129 (1.85%) Retail
9 94 (1.35%) Private Banking
10 91 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 81 (1.16%) Marketing
12 77 (1.10%) International Banking
13 47 (0.67%) Games
14 36 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
15 32 (0.46%) Advertising
16 30 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.40%) French Language
17 28 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
18 27 (0.39%) Billing
18 27 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 2680 (38.38%) Developer
2 1484 (21.25%) Analyst
3 1039 (14.88%) Java Developer
4 784 (11.23%) Business Analyst
5 485 (6.95%) Senior Developer
6 465 (6.66%) C# Developer
7 459 (6.57%) Banking Analyst
8 451 (6.46%) Project Manager
9 360 (5.16%) Architect
10 240 (3.44%) .NET Developer
11 226 (3.24%) Consultant
12 220 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
13 208 (2.98%) Front Office Developer
14 194 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
15 180 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
16 175 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
17 171 (2.45%) SQL Developer
17 171 (2.45%) Test Analyst
18 167 (2.39%) Python Developer
19 161 (2.31%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (8.89%) HTML
2 580 (8.31%) .NET
3 512 (7.33%) AngularJS
4 436 (6.24%) HTML5
5 392 (5.61%) Spring
6 352 (5.04%) CSS
7 282 (4.04%) React
8 273 (3.91%) REST
9 258 (3.70%) XML
10 245 (3.51%) Web Services
11 244 (3.49%) Node.js
12 228 (3.27%) FIX Protocol
13 204 (2.92%) RESTful
14 203 (2.91%) WPF
15 174 (2.49%) Middleware
16 162 (2.32%) Hibernate
17 158 (2.26%) J2EE
18 150 (2.15%) WCF
19 149 (2.13%) ASP.NET
20 126 (1.80%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 688 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 522 (7.48%) Fixed Income
3 499 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 482 (6.90%) Derivative
5 365 (5.23%) Equities
6 259 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
7 257 (3.68%) User Experience
8 206 (2.95%) Credit Risk
9 195 (2.79%) Fintech
10 192 (2.75%) Computer Science
11 186 (2.66%) Market Risk
12 139 (1.99%) Mobile App
13 135 (1.93%) Virtual Team
14 124 (1.78%) Equity Derivative
15 121 (1.73%) Data Centre
16 112 (1.60%) Management Information System
17 96 (1.37%) SWIFT
18 89 (1.27%) Data Structures
19 84 (1.20%) Hedge funds
20 75 (1.07%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 668 (9.57%) Linux
2 559 (8.01%) Windows
3 538 (7.71%) Unix
4 155 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 126 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 112 (1.60%) Android
7 106 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 81 (1.16%) Solaris
9 67 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 40 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (0.49%) AIX
13 29 (0.42%) Windows 10
14 18 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.19%) CoreOS
16 10 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.14%) SUSE
17 8 (0.11%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.086%) CentOS
18 6 (0.086%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2084 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 664 (9.51%) TDD
3 587 (8.41%) Scrum
4 579 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 574 (8.22%) Test Automation
6 517 (7.40%) DevOps
7 502 (7.19%) Multithreading
8 494 (7.08%) Change Management
8 494 (7.08%) Project Management
9 448 (6.42%) Electronic Trading
10 411 (5.89%) SDLC
11 397 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
12 384 (5.50%) Business Analysis
13 382 (5.47%) Migration
14 352 (5.04%) Low Latency
15 325 (4.65%) BDD
16 318 (4.55%) Risk Management
17 317 (4.54%) Analytics
18 293 (4.20%) Data Modelling
19 278 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1871 (26.80%) Java
2 1367 (19.58%) SQL
3 792 (11.34%) C#
4 787 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 681 (9.75%) Python
6 392 (5.61%) C++
7 225 (3.22%) VBA
8 192 (2.75%) Scala
9 161 (2.31%) Perl
10 157 (2.25%) PowerShell
11 120 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 108 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 99 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 99 (1.42%) Ruby
14 98 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 96 (1.37%) TypeScript
16 86 (1.23%) C
17 62 (0.89%) ES6
18 58 (0.83%) VB
19 52 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 325 (4.65%) Degree
2 81 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (0.90%) ISEB
4 61 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 51 (0.73%) CCNP
7 50 (0.72%) PMP
8 49 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
9 44 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (0.62%) CISSP
10 43 (0.62%) PhD
11 41 (0.59%) CCIE
11 41 (0.59%) Master's Degree
12 39 (0.56%) Security Cleared
13 38 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (0.43%) ISTQB
15 28 (0.40%) MCSE
16 27 (0.39%) CISM
16 27 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 22 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (4.90%) MiFID
2 267 (3.82%) QA
3 135 (1.93%) PMO
4 112 (1.60%) GDPR
5 89 (1.27%) EMIR
6 73 (1.05%) SLA
7 64 (0.92%) Data Quality
8 55 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
9 38 (0.54%) PSD2
10 30 (0.43%) SEPA
11 25 (0.36%) IFRS
11 25 (0.36%) ISO 9001
11 25 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 23 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 21 (0.30%) IFRS 9
14 16 (0.23%) PCI DSS
15 14 (0.20%) FATCA
16 13 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 12 (0.17%) FINREP
18 10 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 203 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 195 (2.79%) Docker
3 62 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (0.50%) HDFS
5 26 (0.37%) XenApp
6 24 (0.34%) Apache Flume
7 19 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.20%) vSphere
11 12 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 10 (0.14%) NFS
13 10 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.14%) SRDF
14 8 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.11%) DFS Replication
14 8 (0.11%) Samba
14 8 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 175 (2.51%) Ansible
2 123 (1.76%) Puppet
3 79 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 44 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 44 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
6 42 (0.60%) SCCM
7 36 (0.52%) Terraform
8 33 (0.47%) Nagios
9 29 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
10 21 (0.30%) Kibana
11 18 (0.26%) Oozie
11 18 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
12 17 (0.24%) Control-M
13 16 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
14 15 (0.21%) BladeLogic
14 15 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
14 15 (0.21%) logstash
15 14 (0.20%) MOM
16 13 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 549 (7.86%) Microsoft
2 475 (6.80%) Oracle
3 195 (2.79%) Sybase
4 172 (2.46%) IBM
5 166 (2.38%) TIBCO
6 138 (1.98%) VMware
7 125 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 124 (1.78%) Cisco
9 118 (1.69%) Bloomberg
10 114 (1.63%) ION Trading
11 105 (1.50%) Citrix
12 97 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 97 (1.39%) Splunk
13 78 (1.12%) Adobe
14 75 (1.07%) Reuters
15 70 (1.00%) Tableau
16 68 (0.97%) Murex
17 66 (0.95%) Atlassian
18 63 (0.90%) ServiceNow
19 61 (0.87%) HP