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 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 3235 2735 3286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.58% 12.60% 14.27%
As % of the General category 33.90% 28.55% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2366 2056 2346
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £363 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £713 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £16.99 £17.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £58.00 £71.50
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 London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9542 9580 10709
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 45.95% 44.13% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11621 11146 12521
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 £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £688 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 156 164
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £10.00 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.38 £52.17
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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
City of London 0 694 £566 +7.85% 114
Canary Wharf -1 43 £588 +46.87%
Docklands, London +2 28 £600 +11.62%
Bromley +3 22 £575 +21.05%
Wimbledon 0 3 £438 +0.28%
Moorgate - 3 £500 -
Hammersmith -4 2 £110 -41.33% 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £463 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Banking.

1 3149 (53.55%) Finance
2 2085 (35.46%) Investment Banking
3 1607 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1398 (23.78%) Java
5 1203 (20.46%) SQL
6 933 (15.87%) Front Office
7 628 (10.68%) JavaScript
8 622 (10.58%) C#
9 610 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 570 (9.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 535 (9.10%) Linux
12 532 (9.05%) HTML
13 514 (8.74%) Unix
13 514 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
14 507 (8.62%) TDD
15 502 (8.54%) Scrum
16 498 (8.47%) Oracle
17 492 (8.37%) Windows
18 484 (8.23%) .NET
19 471 (8.01%) SQL Server
20 470 (7.99%) Project Management
21 463 (7.87%) Python
22 439 (7.47%) Microsoft
23 424 (7.21%) Retail
24 416 (7.07%) HTML5
25 411 (6.99%) AngularJS
26 407 (6.92%) Multithreading
27 403 (6.85%) DevOps
28 392 (6.67%) Derivative
29 388 (6.60%) Fixed Income

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
1 165 (2.81%) Apache Spark
2 121 (2.06%) Confluence
3 101 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 97 (1.65%) Apache
5 81 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 70 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 60 (1.02%) JBoss
8 58 (0.99%) SAS
9 53 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
10 48 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
11 36 (0.61%) Mule
12 35 (0.60%) IIS
13 32 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
14 30 (0.51%) MS Exchange
15 28 (0.48%) CMS
15 28 (0.48%) WebLogic
16 24 (0.41%) Apache Pig
17 22 (0.37%) MQSeries
18 21 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 20 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 255 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 158 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
3 88 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 76 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 61 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
6 40 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 15 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.085%) SPSS
12 4 (0.068%) InDesign
13 2 (0.034%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.034%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.034%) HipChat
13 2 (0.034%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.017%) Flinto
14 1 (0.017%) InVision
14 1 (0.017%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 53 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.78%) Temenos T24
3 33 (0.56%) ION MarketView
4 24 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 19 (0.32%) Loan IQ
6 15 (0.26%) Actimize
6 15 (0.26%) SAP CO
6 15 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 15 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (0.24%) SAP FSCM
8 11 (0.19%) Eikon
8 11 (0.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 11 (0.19%) Summit
9 8 (0.14%) RMDS
9 8 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
10 7 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
10 7 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.12%) thinkFolio
11 6 (0.10%) SunGard GMI
12 5 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 171 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (1.00%) PaaS
4 47 (0.80%) Office 365
5 32 (0.54%) GitHub
6 29 (0.49%) OpenShift
7 21 (0.36%) SaaS
8 19 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (0.31%) IaaS
10 15 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
13 9 (0.15%) Bluemix
13 9 (0.15%) SoftLayer
14 8 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 7 (0.12%) CloudBees
15 7 (0.12%) Force.com
16 6 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (1.39%) Firewall
2 59 (1.00%) SAN
3 58 (0.99%) Internet
4 54 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 49 (0.83%) LAN
6 39 (0.66%) Network Security
7 38 (0.65%) SSL
8 36 (0.61%) DNS
9 34 (0.58%) HTTP
10 31 (0.53%) WAN
11 25 (0.43%) FTP
11 25 (0.43%) NAS
12 22 (0.37%) LDAP
13 21 (0.36%) VPN
14 20 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (0.32%) BGP
15 19 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (0.32%) DHCP
16 18 (0.31%) MPLS
16 18 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (8.01%) SQL Server
2 321 (5.46%) Big Data
3 236 (4.01%) Hadoop
4 218 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 154 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
6 113 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 104 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 94 (1.60%) Oracle Database
9 89 (1.51%) MongoDB
10 87 (1.48%) DB2
11 82 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 72 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 71 (1.21%) QlikView
14 65 (1.11%) KDB
15 64 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 53 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 52 (0.88%) Apache Hive
18 51 (0.87%) HBase
19 49 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
20 41 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 295 (5.02%) JIRA
2 248 (4.22%) Jenkins
3 204 (3.47%) Git (software)
4 201 (3.42%) Maven
5 150 (2.55%) Selenium
6 123 (2.09%) TeamCity
7 114 (1.94%) JUnit
8 113 (1.92%) Subversion
9 103 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 72 (1.22%) Gradle
11 52 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 50 (0.85%) Hudson
13 48 (0.82%) Ant
14 44 (0.75%) NUnit
15 43 (0.73%) Mockito
15 43 (0.73%) Visual Studio
16 35 (0.60%) Bitbucket
17 33 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 33 (0.56%) HP UFT
18 30 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3149 (53.55%) Finance
2 2085 (35.46%) Investment Banking
3 933 (15.87%) Front Office
4 424 (7.21%) Retail
5 270 (4.59%) Retail Banking
6 196 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 148 (2.52%) Legal
8 145 (2.47%) Back Office
9 97 (1.65%) Private Banking
10 68 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
11 56 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 50 (0.85%) Marketing
13 33 (0.56%) Games
13 33 (0.56%) International Banking
14 29 (0.49%) Advertising
15 28 (0.48%) Law
16 27 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
17 23 (0.39%) General Ledger
17 23 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2187 (37.19%) Developer
2 1245 (21.17%) Analyst
3 735 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 714 (12.14%) Business Analyst
5 435 (7.40%) Project Manager
6 417 (7.09%) Architect
7 358 (6.09%) C# Developer
8 348 (5.92%) Banking Analyst
9 346 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 231 (3.93%) Consultant
11 216 (3.67%) .NET Developer
12 181 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
13 172 (2.93%) SQL Developer
14 163 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
15 155 (2.64%) Senior Java Developer
16 148 (2.52%) Front Office Developer
17 139 (2.36%) Python Developer
18 137 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
19 120 (2.04%) Banking Business Analyst
20 118 (2.01%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (9.05%) HTML
2 484 (8.23%) .NET
3 416 (7.07%) HTML5
4 411 (6.99%) AngularJS
5 330 (5.61%) Spring
6 324 (5.51%) CSS
7 251 (4.27%) XML
8 219 (3.72%) Node.js
9 215 (3.66%) React
10 202 (3.44%) REST
11 198 (3.37%) Web Services
12 185 (3.15%) JSON
13 160 (2.72%) Middleware
14 151 (2.57%) WPF
15 147 (2.50%) SOAP
16 144 (2.45%) Hibernate
17 137 (2.33%) RESTful
18 132 (2.24%) CSS3
19 110 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
20 108 (1.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 570 (9.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 514 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 392 (6.67%) Derivative
4 388 (6.60%) Fixed Income
5 347 (5.90%) Equities
6 210 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 206 (3.50%) User Experience
8 189 (3.21%) Fintech
9 172 (2.93%) Computer Science
10 146 (2.48%) Market Risk
11 124 (2.11%) Credit Risk
11 124 (2.11%) Data Centre
12 119 (2.02%) Management Information System
13 109 (1.85%) Mobile App
14 99 (1.68%) SWIFT
15 94 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
16 93 (1.58%) Virtual Team
17 76 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
18 74 (1.26%) Algorithms
19 73 (1.24%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 535 (9.10%) Linux
2 514 (8.74%) Unix
3 492 (8.37%) Windows
4 124 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 87 (1.48%) Android
6 74 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 70 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 67 (1.14%) Solaris
9 61 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (0.77%) Windows 7
11 43 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (0.34%) Windows 10
13 17 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.24%) zOS
15 13 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.17%) AIX
17 9 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 9 (0.15%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.14%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.085%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1607 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 507 (8.62%) TDD
4 502 (8.54%) Scrum
5 470 (7.99%) Project Management
6 407 (6.92%) Multithreading
7 403 (6.85%) DevOps
8 378 (6.43%) Test Automation
9 375 (6.38%) Change Management
10 364 (6.19%) Business Analysis
11 336 (5.71%) Migration
12 318 (5.41%) SDLC
13 308 (5.24%) Electronic Trading
14 298 (5.07%) Risk Management
15 286 (4.86%) OO
16 283 (4.81%) Analytics
17 260 (4.42%) Low Latency
18 257 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
19 216 (3.67%) Data Modelling
20 201 (3.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1398 (23.78%) Java
2 1203 (20.46%) SQL
3 628 (10.68%) JavaScript
4 622 (10.58%) C#
5 463 (7.87%) Python
6 339 (5.77%) C++
7 201 (3.42%) Scala
8 161 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 145 (2.47%) VBA
10 139 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 135 (2.30%) Perl
12 109 (1.85%) C
13 92 (1.56%) T-SQL
14 88 (1.50%) PL/SQL
15 83 (1.41%) Ruby
16 82 (1.39%) Bash Shell
17 64 (1.09%) TypeScript
18 59 (1.00%) ES6
19 56 (0.95%) R
20 43 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 331 (5.63%) Degree
2 77 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (1.29%) PMI Certification
4 56 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (0.90%) PMP
6 51 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
7 48 (0.82%) PhD
8 47 (0.80%) ISEB
9 46 (0.78%) CCNP
10 41 (0.70%) CISSP
11 35 (0.60%) Master's Degree
12 24 (0.41%) CCIE
13 22 (0.37%) CCNA
13 22 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 22 (0.37%) Security Cleared
14 19 (0.32%) ISTQB
15 17 (0.29%) CISA
15 17 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (6.58%) MiFID
2 182 (3.10%) QA
3 123 (2.09%) EMIR
4 112 (1.90%) PMO
5 109 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
6 55 (0.94%) Data Quality
7 53 (0.90%) SEPA
8 41 (0.70%) IFRS
9 40 (0.68%) SLA
10 37 (0.63%) IFRS 9
11 26 (0.44%) GDPR
12 25 (0.43%) ISO 20022
13 24 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 21 (0.36%) Basel III
15 20 (0.34%) PCI DSS
16 18 (0.31%) FATCA
16 18 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 9 (0.15%) COBIT
17 9 (0.15%) FINREP
18 8 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 118 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 107 (1.82%) Docker
3 66 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (0.63%) HDFS
5 25 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.39%) XenApp
7 22 (0.37%) XenDesktop
8 20 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 18 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 18 (0.31%) vSphere
10 11 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 11 (0.19%) NFS
11 9 (0.15%) RACF
11 9 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
13 7 (0.12%) vCloud
14 6 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
14 6 (0.10%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 135 (2.30%) Ansible
2 110 (1.87%) Puppet
3 77 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (0.78%) SCCM
5 27 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 27 (0.46%) Terraform
6 26 (0.44%) Control-M
6 26 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 19 (0.32%) Nagios
8 18 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 17 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
10 15 (0.26%) Kibana
11 14 (0.24%) NetBackup
12 13 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
13 12 (0.20%) BladeLogic
13 12 (0.20%) MOM
14 11 (0.19%) PowerCLI
15 10 (0.17%) Mesos
15 10 (0.17%) vCenter Server
15 10 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 498 (8.47%) Oracle
2 439 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 158 (2.69%) Sybase
4 149 (2.53%) IBM
5 111 (1.89%) VMware
6 110 (1.87%) Cisco
7 100 (1.70%) Bloomberg
8 90 (1.53%) Citrix
8 90 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 84 (1.43%) Splunk
10 82 (1.39%) TIBCO
11 78 (1.33%) Reuters
12 77 (1.31%) Murex
13 74 (1.26%) SAP
14 73 (1.24%) ServiceNow
15 71 (1.21%) ION Trading
16 66 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
17 64 (1.09%) HP
18 58 (0.99%) Informatica
19 52 (0.88%) Adobe
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £800 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £610.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Berkeley Square IT
Rate: £275 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £700.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £650 to £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago