The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 25 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.

Investment Banking
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 252 246
Rank change year-on-year +27 -6  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 13 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.90% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 13
Median daily rate £473 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - -

Investment 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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2750 2768 3266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 36.00% 31.42% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1580 1760
Median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +1.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 96 94
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.54% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £52.50 £47.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in the South East

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in the South East

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in the South East

Investment Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Banking in the South East

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Surrey -4 11 £473 +5.00% 1
Berkshire +18 1 £600 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £360 -
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 South East region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 23 (100.00%) Banking
2 21 (91.30%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Unix
6 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
7 6 (26.09%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
8 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
8 5 (21.74%) Spring
9 4 (17.39%) Maven
9 4 (17.39%) NAS
9 4 (17.39%) JMS
9 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.04%) Puppet
10 3 (13.04%) SDLC
10 3 (13.04%) AIX
10 3 (13.04%) Python
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle
10 3 (13.04%) JIRA
10 3 (13.04%) QA
10 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
11 2 (8.70%) TDD
11 2 (8.70%) Subversion
11 2 (8.70%) Scrum

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) GitLab
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.35%) Mocha
4 1 (4.35%) Protractor
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (100.00%) Banking
2 21 (91.30%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.70%) Front Office
5 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
6 1 (4.35%) HR Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) HR Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) Spring
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) JMS
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) Chai
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) Flash
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) SDLC
3 2 (8.70%) Fund Management
3 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Network Packet Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Bourne shell
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) RHCE
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) MiFID
3 1 (4.35%) EMIR
3 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) PowerHA
2 1 (4.35%) Samba
2 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas File System
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) BladeLogic
2 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
2 2 (8.70%) vRealize
3 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
3 2 (8.70%) BMC
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Veritas
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) Workday
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