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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
England / London
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Banking 2592 2895 3100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.49% 13.16% 14.84%
As % of the General category 30.14% 29.52% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1886 2127 2245
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 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £424 £425
% change year-on-year -0.94% -0.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.23% +73.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £32.10 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £44.50 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £10.44 £10.44
% change year-on-year +24.16% -  

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 8599 9806 9646
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 44.77% 44.58% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 7100 6820
Median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 105 115
Median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +25.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £53.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +1 505 £550 +4.76% 130
Canary Wharf 0 42 £600 +15.66%
Docklands, London +4 26 £588 +4.44%
Bromley - 8 £488 -
Wimbledon 0 5 £550 +22.22%
Croydon +10 2 £165 -76.42% 3
Uxbridge +7 2 £105 -
Enfield - 1 £105 -
Harrow - 1 £105 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 2
Romford - 1 £105 -
Hammersmith - 1 £150 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 2912 (55.31%) Finance
2 1696 (32.21%) Investment Banking
3 1472 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
4 1171 (22.24%) Java
5 1108 (21.04%) SQL
6 639 (12.14%) Front Office
7 563 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 549 (10.43%) JavaScript
8 549 (10.43%) Linux
9 504 (9.57%) Oracle
10 498 (9.46%) HTML
11 497 (9.44%) Unix
12 493 (9.36%) C#
13 486 (9.23%) SQL Server
14 464 (8.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 459 (8.72%) Windows
16 458 (8.70%) Scrum
17 450 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
18 445 (8.45%) Project Management
19 424 (8.05%) TDD
20 421 (8.00%) Microsoft
21 410 (7.79%) Retail
22 406 (7.71%) .NET
23 405 (7.69%) Python
23 405 (7.69%) DevOps
24 384 (7.29%) AngularJS
25 376 (7.14%) HTML5
26 374 (7.10%) Big Data
27 371 (7.05%) Degree
28 328 (6.23%) Derivative

Banking
Top Related 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
1 194 (3.68%) Apache Spark
2 127 (2.41%) Confluence
3 117 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 100 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 89 (1.69%) Apache
6 63 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 53 (1.01%) JBoss
7 53 (1.01%) SAS
8 52 (0.99%) Apache Pig
9 50 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
10 46 (0.87%) IIS
11 36 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 33 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
13 31 (0.59%) MS Exchange
14 29 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 27 (0.51%) CMS
16 21 (0.40%) DataSynapse
16 21 (0.40%) Mule
17 20 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
18 19 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 279 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 169 (3.21%) MS Office
3 142 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 90 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 63 (1.20%) MS Project
6 40 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 27 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 19 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
11 8 (0.15%) Flinto
12 4 (0.076%) SPSS
13 3 (0.057%) FrameMaker
13 3 (0.057%) HipChat
13 3 (0.057%) InDesign
13 3 (0.057%) InVision
14 2 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.038%) CINEMA 4D
14 2 (0.038%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 42 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.49%) Temenos T24
3 20 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 19 (0.36%) Eikon
4 19 (0.36%) ION MarketView
5 17 (0.32%) Loan IQ
6 16 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 16 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 12 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 11 (0.21%) Summit
9 8 (0.15%) Endur
9 8 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
9 8 (0.15%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 8 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
10 6 (0.11%) HFM
10 6 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.095%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 5 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.076%) Misys Equation
12 4 (0.076%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 141 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (1.06%) GitHub
4 42 (0.80%) PaaS
5 24 (0.46%) SaaS
6 23 (0.44%) IaaS
7 13 (0.25%) Office 365
8 12 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.21%) Bluemix
9 11 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (0.21%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.11%) Datadog
12 6 (0.11%) Force.com
12 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.076%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.057%) AdWords
14 3 (0.057%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.79%) Firewall
2 92 (1.75%) Internet
3 80 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 65 (1.23%) SAN
5 46 (0.87%) LAN
6 44 (0.84%) Network Security
7 42 (0.80%) WAN
8 40 (0.76%) DNS
9 32 (0.61%) HTTP
10 28 (0.53%) SSL
11 24 (0.46%) DHCP
11 24 (0.46%) LDAP
11 24 (0.46%) NAS
12 23 (0.44%) Multicast
13 21 (0.40%) Intranet
14 20 (0.38%) MPLS
14 20 (0.38%) VPN
15 19 (0.36%) Wireless
16 18 (0.34%) BGP
16 18 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 374 (7.10%) Big Data
3 301 (5.72%) Hadoop
4 180 (3.42%) Relational Database
5 168 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
6 117 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 115 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 113 (2.15%) Oracle Database
9 109 (2.07%) Apache Hive
10 93 (1.77%) MongoDB
11 90 (1.71%) HBase
12 88 (1.67%) DB2
13 85 (1.61%) QlikView
14 77 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
15 76 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 68 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 65 (1.23%) RDBMS
17 65 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 57 (1.08%) KDB
19 55 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 319 (6.06%) JIRA
2 283 (5.38%) Jenkins
3 219 (4.16%) Git (software)
4 187 (3.55%) Maven
5 127 (2.41%) Selenium
6 117 (2.22%) JUnit
7 103 (1.96%) TeamCity
8 101 (1.92%) Subversion
9 79 (1.50%) Cucumber
10 76 (1.44%) Gradle
11 59 (1.12%) Ant
11 59 (1.12%) Hudson
12 55 (1.04%) Mockito
13 46 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
14 41 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 37 (0.70%) HP UFT
16 34 (0.65%) gulp
17 33 (0.63%) NUnit
18 29 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 29 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2912 (55.31%) Finance
2 1696 (32.21%) Investment Banking
3 639 (12.14%) Front Office
4 410 (7.79%) Retail
5 267 (5.07%) Retail Banking
6 161 (3.06%) Back Office
6 161 (3.06%) Financial Institution
7 146 (2.77%) Legal
8 90 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 86 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
10 56 (1.06%) Marketing
11 51 (0.97%) Games
12 48 (0.91%) Private Banking
13 42 (0.80%) Law
14 37 (0.70%) Advertising
15 27 (0.51%) International Banking
15 27 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
16 25 (0.47%) General Ledger
17 19 (0.36%) French Language
17 19 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1821 (34.59%) Developer
2 1080 (20.51%) Analyst
3 638 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 584 (11.09%) Java Developer
5 432 (8.21%) Architect
6 336 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 299 (5.68%) Banking Analyst
8 289 (5.49%) Senior Developer
9 233 (4.43%) C# Developer
10 191 (3.63%) Consultant
11 171 (3.25%) .NET Developer
12 164 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
13 154 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
14 153 (2.91%) SQL Developer
15 130 (2.47%) C++ Developer
15 130 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
16 125 (2.37%) C# .NET Developer
17 119 (2.26%) DevOps Engineer
18 112 (2.13%) Test Analyst
19 107 (2.03%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (9.46%) HTML
2 406 (7.71%) .NET
3 384 (7.29%) AngularJS
4 376 (7.14%) HTML5
5 326 (6.19%) CSS
6 303 (5.75%) Spring
7 236 (4.48%) XML
8 217 (4.12%) Web Services
9 211 (4.01%) REST
10 187 (3.55%) CSS3
11 185 (3.51%) Node.js
12 179 (3.40%) React
13 167 (3.17%) SOAP
14 142 (2.70%) Hibernate
14 142 (2.70%) Middleware
15 138 (2.62%) JSON
16 133 (2.53%) jQuery
17 116 (2.20%) J2EE
18 99 (1.88%) FIX Protocol
18 99 (1.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 464 (8.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 450 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 328 (6.23%) Derivative
4 302 (5.74%) Equities
5 268 (5.09%) Fixed Income
6 235 (4.46%) User Experience
7 158 (3.00%) Computer Science
8 151 (2.87%) Fintech
9 127 (2.41%) Market Risk
10 112 (2.13%) Data Centre
11 111 (2.11%) Credit Risk
11 111 (2.11%) Management Information System
12 108 (2.05%) SWIFT
13 93 (1.77%) Algorithms
14 84 (1.60%) Mobile App
15 81 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
16 80 (1.52%) Virtual Team
17 71 (1.35%) Data Structures
18 60 (1.14%) Online Banking
19 59 (1.12%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 549 (10.43%) Linux
2 497 (9.44%) Unix
3 459 (8.72%) Windows
4 123 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 86 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 77 (1.46%) Solaris
7 69 (1.31%) Android
8 56 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 56 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 39 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.25%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.19%) zOS
15 9 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.15%) AIX
16 8 (0.15%) OpenVMS
16 8 (0.15%) SUSE
16 8 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1472 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 458 (8.70%) Scrum
4 445 (8.45%) Project Management
5 424 (8.05%) TDD
6 405 (7.69%) DevOps
7 311 (5.91%) Business Analysis
8 309 (5.87%) Change Management
9 291 (5.53%) Multithreading
10 287 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
11 283 (5.38%) Analytics
12 274 (5.20%) SDLC
13 256 (4.86%) Migration
14 253 (4.81%) OO
14 253 (4.81%) Risk Management
15 228 (4.33%) Electronic Trading
16 226 (4.29%) Data Modelling
17 203 (3.86%) Low Latency
18 180 (3.42%) BDD
19 175 (3.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1171 (22.24%) Java
2 1108 (21.04%) SQL
3 549 (10.43%) JavaScript
4 493 (9.36%) C#
5 405 (7.69%) Python
6 296 (5.62%) C++
7 204 (3.87%) Scala
8 190 (3.61%) Shell Script
9 129 (2.45%) Perl
10 118 (2.24%) T-SQL
11 116 (2.20%) VBA
12 114 (2.17%) PowerShell
13 91 (1.73%) PL/SQL
14 88 (1.67%) Bash Shell
15 79 (1.50%) C
16 63 (1.20%) Ruby
17 50 (0.95%) Korn
18 49 (0.93%) ES6
19 45 (0.85%) VB
20 41 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 371 (7.05%) Degree
2 59 (1.12%) PhD
3 57 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 53 (1.01%) PMP
5 52 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (0.91%) ISEB
7 42 (0.80%) CCNP
8 33 (0.63%) CISSP
9 25 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 24 (0.46%) CCIE
11 23 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.32%) CCNA
13 16 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (0.28%) ACCA
15 14 (0.27%) CIMA
15 14 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (0.25%) CISA
17 12 (0.23%) MCSE
18 11 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 10 (0.19%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (5.13%) MiFID
2 197 (3.74%) QA
3 133 (2.53%) PMO
4 100 (1.90%) EMIR
5 98 (1.86%) Dodd-Frank
6 62 (1.18%) Data Quality
7 55 (1.04%) FATCA
7 55 (1.04%) SEPA
8 45 (0.85%) IFRS
9 43 (0.82%) SLA
10 40 (0.76%) IFRS 9
11 29 (0.55%) Basel III
12 23 (0.44%) ISO20022
13 21 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 15 (0.28%) GDPR
15 13 (0.25%) COBIT
16 9 (0.17%) Solvency II
17 8 (0.15%) CRD IV
18 7 (0.13%) AIFMD
19 6 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (2.18%) Docker
2 76 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 65 (1.23%) HDFS
4 59 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 21 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 20 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 18 (0.34%) NFS
10 16 (0.30%) Apache Flume
10 16 (0.30%) XenApp
11 14 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 11 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.19%) SRDF
13 10 (0.19%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.17%) RACF
14 9 (0.17%) VMware ESX
14 9 (0.17%) vSphere
15 8 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 157 (2.98%) Ansible
2 132 (2.51%) Puppet
3 79 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
5 31 (0.59%) SCCM
6 30 (0.57%) Nagios
7 29 (0.55%) Control-M
7 29 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
8 27 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 22 (0.42%) MOM
10 21 (0.40%) Terraform
11 19 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
12 15 (0.28%) Kubernetes
12 15 (0.28%) Oozie
13 12 (0.23%) NetBackup
13 12 (0.23%) Salt
14 11 (0.21%) Grafana
15 10 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
15 10 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 9 (0.17%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 504 (9.57%) Oracle
2 421 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 155 (2.94%) IBM
3 155 (2.94%) Sybase
4 115 (2.18%) Bloomberg
5 114 (2.17%) Cisco
6 106 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 98 (1.86%) Reuters
8 97 (1.84%) VMware
9 76 (1.44%) Adobe
10 72 (1.37%) Splunk
11 71 (1.35%) Citrix
12 68 (1.29%) MuleSoft
13 67 (1.27%) SAP
14 62 (1.18%) HP
15 59 (1.12%) TIBCO
16 57 (1.08%) Atlassian
17 56 (1.06%) Murex
18 55 (1.04%) Cloudera
19 54 (1.03%) Hortonworks
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