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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Banking
Rank 195 191 186
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing International Banking 1 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.035% 0.30% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 14
Average daily rate
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- £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £70 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.94 £9.92 -
% change year-on-year
+0.20% -
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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
2855 3716 3357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.07% 55.88% 55.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2252 2819 2577
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 53 52
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.45 £38.40 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) AS400
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) LPIC
5 4 (28.57%) Software Packaging
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (28.57%) RPG IV
5 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
5 4 (28.57%) Subversion
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) MCSE
5 4 (28.57%) FTP
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) RPG
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) CICS
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) FTP
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) DMZ
2 1 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) CruiseControl
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 4 (28.57%) RPG Programmer
2 4 (28.57%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 4 (28.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (7.14%) JDBC
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) ODBC
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) AS400
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) BPEL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Database Security
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) RPG
1 4 (28.57%) RPG IV
2 3 (21.43%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) LPIC
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) BMC