The table below looks at the prevalence of the term International Banking in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited International Banking over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Banking
Rank 194 204 190
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing International Banking 1 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.048% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.035% 0.090% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
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£588 £650 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £70 -
% change year-on-year
+471.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2889 3338 3577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.46% 53.25% 56.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2241 2499 2720
Average daily rate £475 £485 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 48
Average hourly rate £19.72 £21.75 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +10.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £47.50 £40.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

International Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing International Banking across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

International Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

International Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing International Banking across the City of London region.

International Banking Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

International Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing International Banking across the City of London region.

International Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

International Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing International Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited International Banking.

1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (25.00%) BPEL
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services

International Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing International Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited International Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) BPEL
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp