The median contractor rate for a Banking Analyst was £451 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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 Analyst
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 328 266
Rank change year-on-year -6 -62  
Contract jobs requiring a Banking Analyst 291 355 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.70% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 258 349
Median daily rate £451 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £284 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Banking Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Banking Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Banking Analyst in the UK

Banking Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking Analyst in the UK

Banking Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking Analyst over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking Analyst in the UK

Banking Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking Analyst in the UK

Banking Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +8 268 £475 +11.76% 31
London -30 178 £525 +16.66% 27
City of London -17 28 £575 +27.77% 11
North West +32 22 £400 +11.88%
South West +14 22 £325 +1.56% 3
South East -6 18 £279 -25.66%
Scotland +16 15 £342 +0.66% 1
Bristol +3 14 £325 +4.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -29 13 £298 -20.66%
Edinburgh -2 12 £342 -
Milton Keynes -24 12 £298 -20.66%
Yorkshire +30 11 £342 -3.38% 1
Cheshire +31 10 £413 -8.33%
West Yorkshire +24 9 £342 -3.38% 1
Halifax +12 8 £342 -3.38%
Northamptonshire +1 8 £475 -
East Midlands -6 8 £475 -
Northampton +5 7 £475 -
Gloucestershire +13 6 £325 +44.44%
Manchester +7 5 £350 -1.06%
West Midlands +11 4 £288 -23.33%
Knutsford +7 4 £400 -11.11%
Cardiff +1 4 £344 -9.00%
Gloucester 0 4 £325 +44.44%
Wales 0 4 £344 -9.00%
South Wales 0 4 £344 -9.00%
Merseyside - 4 £463 -
Liverpool - 4 £463 -
Birmingham +12 3 £250 -10.71%
Chester - 3 £425 -

Banking Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Banking Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Banking Analyst in the job title.

1 519 (100.00%) Banking
2 259 (49.90%) Finance
3 126 (24.28%) Investment Banking
4 125 (24.08%) Business Analysis
5 102 (19.65%) SQL
6 96 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (18.11%) Retail
8 90 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 73 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
10 62 (11.95%) Test Scripting
11 61 (11.75%) Retail Banking
12 56 (10.79%) Front Office
13 54 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 50 (9.63%) Microsoft
15 45 (8.67%) Unix
16 44 (8.48%) Windows
16 44 (8.48%) Migration
17 41 (7.90%) MiFID
18 36 (6.94%) Fixed Income
19 35 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
19 35 (6.74%) QA
20 32 (6.17%) Change Management
20 32 (6.17%) Project Management
20 32 (6.17%) Oracle
20 32 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
21 31 (5.97%) Test Automation
21 31 (5.97%) Scenario Testing
22 29 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 28 (5.39%) Java
23 28 (5.39%) Private Banking

Banking Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.93%) IIS
3 9 (1.73%) Confluence
4 8 (1.54%) SAS
5 7 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.77%) Apache
6 4 (0.77%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 35 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.12%) Temenos T24
3 7 (1.35%) Loan IQ
4 6 (1.16%) FLEXCUBE
4 6 (1.16%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.39%) RMDS
5 2 (0.39%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.19%) Eikon
6 1 (0.19%) Kondor
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) Office 365
2 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.35%) Internet
3 6 (1.16%) DNS
3 6 (1.16%) Firewall
4 4 (0.77%) DHCP
5 3 (0.58%) ATM
6 2 (0.39%) HTTP
6 2 (0.39%) Intranet
6 2 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.39%) LAN
6 2 (0.39%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.19%) TACACS
7 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.12%) Big Data
3 10 (1.93%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.73%) DB2
5 7 (1.35%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.77%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.77%) MySQL
8 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (0.39%) DataStage
9 2 (0.39%) MS Access
9 2 (0.39%) QlikView
9 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.39%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (4.82%) JIRA
2 10 (1.93%) Selenium
3 6 (1.16%) HP UFT
3 6 (1.16%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.96%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.58%) JMeter
6 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.58%) Toad
6 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.39%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.39%) ERwin
7 2 (0.39%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 519 (100.00%) Banking
2 259 (49.90%) Finance
3 126 (24.28%) Investment Banking
4 94 (18.11%) Retail
5 61 (11.75%) Retail Banking
6 56 (10.79%) Front Office
7 28 (5.39%) Private Banking
8 27 (5.20%) Back Office
9 13 (2.50%) Legal
10 11 (2.12%) Marketing
11 7 (1.35%) Wholesale Banking
12 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.77%) International Banking
14 3 (0.58%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.39%) Advertising
15 2 (0.39%) Billing
15 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.12%) XML
2 9 (1.73%) HTML
3 7 (1.35%) .NET
4 5 (0.96%) AngularJS
5 4 (0.77%) Middleware
5 4 (0.77%) Web Services
5 4 (0.77%) XML Schema
6 3 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.58%) FpML
6 3 (0.58%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.58%) HTML5
6 3 (0.58%) SOAP
6 3 (0.58%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.39%) CSS
7 2 (0.39%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.39%) Murex MxML
7 2 (0.39%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.39%) RESTful
7 2 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.94%) Fixed Income
3 29 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (3.47%) Credit Risk
5 17 (3.28%) Derivative
5 17 (3.28%) Equities
5 17 (3.28%) SWIFT
6 11 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.93%) Market Risk
8 9 (1.73%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.73%) Online Banking
9 7 (1.35%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.16%) User Experience
11 5 (0.96%) Fintech
11 5 (0.96%) OTC Derivatives
11 5 (0.96%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.77%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.67%) Unix
2 44 (8.48%) Windows
3 25 (4.82%) Linux
4 11 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.58%) Solaris
6 3 (0.58%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.39%) AIX
7 2 (0.39%) Android
7 2 (0.39%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) MVS
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (24.08%) Business Analysis
2 96 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (11.95%) Test Scripting
5 54 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 44 (8.48%) Migration
7 32 (6.17%) Change Management
7 32 (6.17%) Project Management
8 31 (5.97%) Scenario Testing
8 31 (5.97%) Test Automation
9 26 (5.01%) CRM
9 26 (5.01%) SDLC
10 22 (4.24%) Data Analysis
10 22 (4.24%) Target Operating Model
11 20 (3.85%) Risk Management
11 20 (3.85%) Scrum
11 20 (3.85%) Test Strategy
12 18 (3.47%) Wealth Management
13 17 (3.28%) Data Modelling
13 17 (3.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (19.65%) SQL
2 28 (5.39%) Java
3 16 (3.08%) C#
4 12 (2.31%) Python
5 11 (2.12%) VBA
6 10 (1.93%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.54%) C++
8 6 (1.16%) R
9 5 (0.96%) Perl
9 5 (0.96%) Scala
9 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.77%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.77%) JCL
10 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.77%) VB
10 4 (0.77%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.77%) VBScript
11 3 (0.58%) C
12 2 (0.39%) PHP
12 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (3.28%) ISEB
2 14 (2.70%) Degree
3 5 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.77%) ACCA
4 4 (0.77%) CIMA
4 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.58%) CFA
5 3 (0.58%) CISSP
5 3 (0.58%) MBA
6 2 (0.39%) CISM
6 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.39%) PMP
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) CCSA
7 1 (0.19%) CISA
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PhD
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.90%) MiFID
2 35 (6.74%) QA
3 26 (5.01%) PMO
4 12 (2.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (2.12%) SEPA
6 10 (1.93%) EMIR
6 10 (1.93%) IFRS
6 10 (1.93%) IFRS 9
7 9 (1.73%) SLA
8 7 (1.35%) Basel III
9 5 (0.96%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.96%) GDPR
10 4 (0.77%) ISO 20022
10 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.58%) FATCA
11 3 (0.58%) IAS 39
11 3 (0.58%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.39%) Basel II
13 1 (0.19%) GCP
13 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.58%) HDFS
4 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.19%) Docker
4 1 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.19%) RACF
4 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.96%) Control-M
2 5 (0.96%) SCCM
3 4 (0.77%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.39%) Ansible
5 2 (0.39%) AppManager
5 2 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.19%) Graphite
6 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Terraform
6 1 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 50 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.17%) Oracle
3 11 (2.12%) Sybase
3 11 (2.12%) VMware
4 10 (1.93%) Citrix
5 8 (1.54%) IBM
5 8 (1.54%) Murex
6 7 (1.35%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.35%) HP
6 7 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.16%) Temenos
8 5 (0.96%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.77%) ArcSight
9 4 (0.77%) Splunk
10 3 (0.58%) CA
10 3 (0.58%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.58%) Informatica
10 3 (0.58%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.58%) Remedy
10 3 (0.58%) Reuters
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