The table below looks at the prevalence of the term International Banking in IT contracts advertised for the 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Banking
Rank 384 406 394
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing International Banking 24 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.057% 0.088%
As % of the General category 0.25% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 11
Average daily rate £500 £513 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £543 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £105 - £70
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.19 -
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -
International Banking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9639 9693 10340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.52% 45.67% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6792 7004 7264
Average daily rate £500 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 100 175
Average hourly rate £26.93 £21.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

International Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

International Banking Jobs Demand Trend in London

International Banking
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

International Banking Daily Rate Trend in London

International Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing International Banking across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

International Banking Daily Rate Histogram in London

International Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

International Banking Hourly Rate Trend in London

International Banking
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing International Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +48 2 £575 +32.94% 2
International Banking
England

International Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 77 (100.00%) Banking
2 69 (89.61%) Finance
3 27 (35.06%) Investment Banking
4 20 (25.97%) SQL
4 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (24.68%) Front Office
6 13 (16.88%) Java
7 12 (15.58%) Oracle
8 11 (14.29%) Analytics
9 10 (12.99%) C
9 10 (12.99%) Unix
9 10 (12.99%) Linux
9 10 (12.99%) Information Security
10 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
10 9 (11.69%) Multithreading
11 8 (10.39%) RESTful
11 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
12 7 (9.09%) Migration
12 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (9.09%) Windows
12 7 (9.09%) MS Office
12 7 (9.09%) Web Services
12 7 (9.09%) HTML
12 7 (9.09%) QlikView
12 7 (9.09%) TDD
12 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 7 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (9.09%) SDLC

International Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (6.49%) JBoss
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.30%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.30%) Node.js
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
2 7 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (7.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) RMDS
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.60%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) DMZ
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) SAN
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) QlikView
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.30%) OLAP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.30%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Subversion
2 3 (3.90%) Ant
2 3 (3.90%) Gradle
3 2 (2.60%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.60%) JBehave
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) PeopleTools
3 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.30%) PowerBuilder
General
1 77 (100.00%) Banking
2 69 (89.61%) Finance
3 27 (35.06%) Investment Banking
4 19 (24.68%) Front Office
5 6 (7.79%) Back Office
6 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.90%) Retail
6 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.69%) SQL Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Business Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Manager
7 6 (7.79%) Architect
7 6 (7.79%) HTML Developer
7 6 (7.79%) QlikView Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Information Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Information Security Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Security Architect
9 4 (5.19%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Banking Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) RESTful
2 7 (9.09%) HTML
2 7 (9.09%) Web Services
3 6 (7.79%) XML
4 5 (6.49%) .NET
5 4 (5.19%) CSS
5 4 (5.19%) JMS
6 3 (3.90%) JSP
7 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.60%) HTML5
7 2 (2.60%) MDX
8 1 (1.30%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.30%) JSON
8 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.30%) React
8 1 (1.30%) Spring
8 1 (1.30%) WCF
8 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.49%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.49%) Statistics
4 4 (5.19%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.90%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.60%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.60%) Derivative
6 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.60%) User Experience
7 1 (1.30%) AS400
7 1 (1.30%) Fintech
7 1 (1.30%) iSeries
7 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Linux
1 10 (12.99%) Unix
2 7 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.29%) Analytics
3 10 (12.99%) Information Security
4 9 (11.69%) Multithreading
5 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.09%) Migration
5 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 7 (9.09%) SDLC
5 7 (9.09%) TDD
6 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.79%) People Management
6 6 (7.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Defect Management
7 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.49%) Scrum
7 5 (6.49%) Security Architecture
7 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) Java
3 10 (12.99%) C
4 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) Scala
6 3 (3.90%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) Basel III
2 3 (3.90%) CRD IV
2 3 (3.90%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (3.90%) EMIR
2 3 (3.90%) MiFID
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Open DACS
1 4 (5.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) Cognos
4 4 (5.19%) Bloomberg
4 4 (5.19%) Foundry
4 4 (5.19%) Reuters
5 3 (3.90%) Calypso
5 3 (3.90%) HP
6 2 (2.60%) Avaya
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) EMC
6 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.60%) Planview
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.60%) Speakerbus
6 2 (2.60%) Sun
6 2 (2.60%) Sybase
7 1 (1.30%) Avaloq