Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 6,467 5,348 6,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.91% 12.71% 15.55%
As % of the General category 30.54% 29.41% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,791 3,858 4,681
London median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 20
London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £35.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -15.88% +58.51%
England median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33% +25.82%

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 21,173 18,186 20,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.55% 43.23% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,344 13,042 14,168
London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £289
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 187 214
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -5.76% +27.53%
10th Percentile £14.45 £11.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.87 £55.00
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +15.56%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Central London +2 1,575 £550 +2.33% 215
East London -4 96 £594 +8.70% 38
South London 0 57 £550 +27.91% 17
West London -13 16 £115 -68.28% 46
North London -8 3 £115 -84.14% 2
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 3,577 (55.31%) Finance
2 2,129 (32.92%) Investment Banking
3 1,889 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
4 1,751 (27.08%) Java
5 1,277 (19.75%) SQL
6 1,010 (15.62%) Front Office
7 850 (13.14%) C#
8 721 (11.15%) JavaScript
9 665 (10.28%) Python
10 643 (9.94%) .NET
11 629 (9.73%) Linux
12 608 (9.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 569 (8.80%) TDD
14 563 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 559 (8.64%) SQL Server
16 538 (8.32%) Windows
17 533 (8.24%) HTML
18 527 (8.15%) Scrum
19 521 (8.06%) DevOps
20 518 (8.01%) Microsoft
21 513 (7.93%) Unix
22 510 (7.89%) Change Management
23 497 (7.69%) Test Automation
24 476 (7.36%) Oracle
25 464 (7.17%) Project Management
26 458 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
27 443 (6.85%) AngularJS
28 429 (6.63%) Multithreading
29 426 (6.59%) Fixed Income
30 413 (6.39%) Continuous Integration

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
1 175 (2.71%) Apache Spark
2 137 (2.12%) Confluence
3 115 (1.78%) WebSphere
4 94 (1.45%) Apache
5 88 (1.36%) JBoss
6 84 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 74 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 65 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 54 (0.84%) IIS
10 52 (0.80%) SAS
11 46 (0.71%) Skype for Business
12 43 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
13 39 (0.60%) MQSeries
14 35 (0.54%) Mule
15 28 (0.43%) MS Exchange
16 25 (0.39%) GemFire
17 23 (0.36%) Apache Solr
18 21 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
19 20 (0.31%) CMS
20 19 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 308 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 177 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 96 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 87 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 46 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 38 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 28 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.31%) InVision
8 20 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
8 20 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.062%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.062%) SPSS
11 3 (0.046%) InDesign
12 2 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.031%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.031%) UserZoom
13 1 (0.015%) HipChat
13 1 (0.015%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 70 (1.08%) ION MarketView
2 62 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.96%) Temenos T24
3 26 (0.40%) Summit
4 21 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 18 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
6 16 (0.25%) RMDS
7 13 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 13 (0.20%) Temenos Globus
8 12 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
9 11 (0.17%) Markit EDM
10 10 (0.15%) Actimize
10 10 (0.15%) Eikon
10 10 (0.15%) Kondor
10 10 (0.15%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.12%) SAP CO
11 8 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 289 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (1.04%) GitHub
4 60 (0.93%) Office 365
5 51 (0.79%) npm
6 47 (0.73%) PaaS
7 38 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (0.53%) IaaS
9 33 (0.51%) SaaS
10 30 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (0.46%) Serverless
11 23 (0.36%) OpenShift
12 17 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
14 15 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.20%) Bluemix
16 12 (0.19%) Amazon S3
17 11 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
17 11 (0.17%) Google Play
18 10 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (1.48%) Firewall
2 69 (1.07%) Internet
3 67 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 56 (0.87%) LAN
5 50 (0.77%) SAN
6 48 (0.74%) Skype
6 48 (0.74%) SMS
6 48 (0.74%) WAN
7 42 (0.65%) Network Security
8 38 (0.59%) DNS
8 38 (0.59%) VPN
9 32 (0.49%) SSL
10 30 (0.46%) BGP
11 28 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
11 28 (0.43%) HTTP
12 27 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
13 26 (0.40%) EIGRP
14 25 (0.39%) Wireless
15 24 (0.37%) MPLS
16 22 (0.34%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 559 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 316 (4.89%) Big Data
3 244 (3.77%) Blockchain
4 221 (3.42%) Relational Database
5 191 (2.95%) Hadoop
6 175 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 160 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 160 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 131 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 120 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 119 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
11 75 (1.16%) Apache Hive
12 74 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 69 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 65 (1.01%) KDB
15 64 (0.99%) DB2
16 51 (0.79%) HBase
17 50 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
17 50 (0.77%) MySQL
18 48 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 386 (5.97%) JIRA
2 342 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 338 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 266 (4.11%) Maven
5 198 (3.06%) TeamCity
6 188 (2.91%) Selenium
7 131 (2.03%) Cucumber
8 125 (1.93%) Subversion
9 94 (1.45%) Gradle
10 92 (1.42%) JUnit
11 66 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 61 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 59 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
14 56 (0.87%) Ant
15 54 (0.84%) IntelliJ
16 49 (0.76%) Eclipse
16 49 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
17 48 (0.74%) Visual Studio
18 47 (0.73%) SoapUI
19 43 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 3,577 (55.31%) Finance
2 2,129 (32.92%) Investment Banking
3 1,010 (15.62%) Front Office
4 375 (5.80%) Retail Banking
5 201 (3.11%) Financial Institution
6 156 (2.41%) Back Office
7 129 (1.99%) Retail
8 126 (1.95%) Legal
9 91 (1.41%) Private Banking
10 90 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 88 (1.36%) Marketing
12 68 (1.05%) International Banking
13 53 (0.82%) Games
14 38 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
15 36 (0.56%) French Language
16 28 (0.43%) Advertising
16 28 (0.43%) Publishing
17 26 (0.40%) Law
18 24 (0.37%) Billing
18 24 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2,451 (37.90%) Developer
2 1,278 (19.76%) Analyst
3 922 (14.26%) Java Developer
4 667 (10.31%) Business Analyst
5 507 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 453 (7.00%) Senior Developer
7 399 (6.17%) Banking Analyst
8 395 (6.11%) Project Manager
9 340 (5.26%) Architect
10 241 (3.73%) .NET Developer
11 227 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
12 201 (3.11%) Consultant
13 186 (2.88%) Test Analyst
14 172 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
15 167 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
16 160 (2.47%) Front Office Developer
16 160 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
17 149 (2.30%) SQL Developer
18 147 (2.27%) Full Stack Developer
19 139 (2.15%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (9.94%) .NET
2 533 (8.24%) HTML
3 443 (6.85%) AngularJS
4 367 (5.67%) Spring
5 358 (5.54%) HTML5
6 281 (4.35%) CSS
7 252 (3.90%) Web Services
8 249 (3.85%) React
9 247 (3.82%) REST
10 239 (3.70%) XML
11 227 (3.51%) RESTful
12 224 (3.46%) Node.js
13 214 (3.31%) WPF
14 187 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
15 176 (2.72%) ASP.NET
16 165 (2.55%) WCF
17 156 (2.41%) .NET Framework
18 142 (2.20%) J2EE
19 140 (2.16%) Hibernate
20 136 (2.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 608 (9.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 458 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 426 (6.59%) Fixed Income
4 398 (6.15%) Derivative
5 283 (4.38%) Equities
6 222 (3.43%) User Experience
7 220 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
8 203 (3.14%) Credit Risk
9 192 (2.97%) Computer Science
10 169 (2.61%) Market Risk
11 156 (2.41%) Fintech
12 127 (1.96%) Mobile App
13 110 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
14 101 (1.56%) Data Centre
14 101 (1.56%) Virtual Team
15 99 (1.53%) SWIFT
16 95 (1.47%) Management Information System
17 81 (1.25%) Online Banking
18 80 (1.24%) Data Structures
18 80 (1.24%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 629 (9.73%) Linux
2 538 (8.32%) Windows
3 513 (7.93%) Unix
4 148 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 122 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 96 (1.48%) Android
7 87 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 76 (1.18%) Solaris
9 71 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 46 (0.71%) Windows 10
11 44 (0.68%) AIX
12 41 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (0.23%) CoreOS
16 11 (0.17%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.14%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.12%) SUSE
19 7 (0.11%) Windows 2000
19 7 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,889 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (8.80%) TDD
3 563 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 527 (8.15%) Scrum
5 521 (8.06%) DevOps
6 510 (7.89%) Change Management
7 497 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 464 (7.17%) Project Management
9 429 (6.63%) Multithreading
10 413 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
11 402 (6.22%) Electronic Trading
12 377 (5.83%) SDLC
13 371 (5.74%) Business Analysis
14 321 (4.96%) Low Latency
15 319 (4.93%) Risk Management
16 316 (4.89%) Migration
17 310 (4.79%) BDD
18 266 (4.11%) Analytics
19 251 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
20 238 (3.68%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,751 (27.08%) Java
2 1,277 (19.75%) SQL
3 850 (13.14%) C#
4 721 (11.15%) JavaScript
5 665 (10.28%) Python
6 310 (4.79%) C++
7 219 (3.39%) VBA
8 182 (2.81%) Perl
9 164 (2.54%) Scala
10 159 (2.46%) Bash Shell
11 132 (2.04%) PowerShell
12 123 (1.90%) Ruby
13 110 (1.70%) T-SQL
14 108 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 103 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 82 (1.27%) TypeScript
17 76 (1.18%) C
18 65 (1.01%) ES6
19 53 (0.82%) VB
20 46 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 321 (4.96%) Degree
2 74 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 64 (0.99%) PMP
5 51 (0.79%) ISEB
6 46 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 41 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
9 38 (0.59%) Master's Degree
10 37 (0.57%) PhD
11 33 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 30 (0.46%) CCNP
13 28 (0.43%) CCIE
13 28 (0.43%) CISSP
14 27 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (0.37%) Security Cleared
16 23 (0.36%) CISM
16 23 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 20 (0.31%) MCSE
18 16 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (4.56%) QA
2 286 (4.42%) MiFID
3 136 (2.10%) PMO
4 109 (1.69%) GDPR
5 77 (1.19%) EMIR
6 72 (1.11%) SLA
7 57 (0.88%) Data Quality
8 49 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
9 37 (0.57%) SEPA
10 33 (0.51%) PSD2
11 28 (0.43%) IFRS
12 25 (0.39%) IFRS 9
13 23 (0.36%) ISO 9001
13 23 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 14 (0.22%) FATCA
14 14 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 12 (0.19%) Basel III
16 10 (0.15%) GCP
16 10 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 10 (0.15%) TARGET2
System Software
1 207 (3.20%) Docker
2 175 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 57 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (0.57%) HDFS
5 28 (0.43%) XenApp
6 27 (0.42%) Apache Flume
7 25 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (0.28%) Hyper-V
10 13 (0.20%) SRDF
10 13 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 12 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.19%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.14%) Firmware
13 8 (0.12%) NFS
13 8 (0.12%) Samba
14 7 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 201 (3.11%) Ansible
2 140 (2.16%) Puppet
3 99 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 46 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 40 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
7 39 (0.60%) Nagios
8 38 (0.59%) Terraform
9 31 (0.48%) SCCM
10 25 (0.39%) Oozie
11 14 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
11 14 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (0.22%) MOM
12 13 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 12 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
14 11 (0.17%) Packer
14 11 (0.17%) Rsyslog
15 10 (0.15%) BladeLogic
16 9 (0.14%) Red Hat Satellite
16 9 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 518 (8.01%) Microsoft
2 476 (7.36%) Oracle
3 174 (2.69%) IBM
4 171 (2.64%) Sybase
5 142 (2.20%) TIBCO
6 122 (1.89%) VMware
7 119 (1.84%) Citrix
8 112 (1.73%) Cisco
9 110 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 104 (1.61%) Splunk
11 103 (1.59%) Bloomberg
12 96 (1.48%) ION Trading
13 85 (1.31%) Adobe
14 83 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
15 80 (1.24%) Tableau
16 63 (0.97%) Reuters
17 62 (0.96%) Google
18 61 (0.94%) Atlassian
19 60 (0.93%) Murex
20 58 (0.90%) AppDynamics