The table below looks at the prevalence of the term International Banking in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited International Banking over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Banking
Rank 591 600 545
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -55
Contract jobs citing International Banking 33 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.031% 0.083%
As % of the General category 0.17% 0.080% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 31
Average daily rate £500 £513 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +28.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £406 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £543 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £105 - £70
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.44 £10.19 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.19 -
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19885 20066 20035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.62% 38.84% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12778 12748 12396
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 451 612
Average hourly rate £31.33 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.24% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.03 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

International Banking
Jobs Demand Trend

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

International Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

International Banking
Daily Rate Trend

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

International Banking Daily Rate Trend in the UK

International Banking
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing International Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

International Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

International Banking
Hourly Rate Trend

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

International Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

International Banking
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 9 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
England -12 32 £500 -2.48% 4
London +17 24 £500 -2.48% 3
East Midlands -2 7 £105 -
Derby -2 7 £105 -
Derbyshire -6 7 £105 -
City of London +41 2 £575 +32.94% 2
Scotland -5 1 - -
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £535 -
North West - 1 £535 - 1

International Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 87 (100.00%) Banking
2 78 (89.66%) Finance
3 27 (31.03%) Investment Banking
4 22 (25.29%) SQL
5 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (21.84%) Front Office
7 14 (16.09%) Oracle
8 13 (14.94%) Java
9 12 (13.79%) Unix
9 12 (13.79%) Analytics
10 10 (11.49%) Linux
10 10 (11.49%) C
10 10 (11.49%) Information Security
11 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 9 (10.34%) Multithreading
12 8 (9.20%) RESTful
12 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
12 8 (9.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (8.05%) Programme Management
13 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (8.05%) HTML
13 7 (8.05%) Windows
13 7 (8.05%) MS Office
13 7 (8.05%) Web Services
13 7 (8.05%) QlikView
13 7 (8.05%) TDD
13 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
13 7 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (8.05%) SDLC
14 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills

International Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (5.75%) JBoss
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.15%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.15%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) MS Office
2 7 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) RMDS
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.15%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
2 2 (2.30%) DMZ
2 2 (2.30%) DNS
2 2 (2.30%) SAN
3 1 (1.15%) Firewall
3 1 (1.15%) Intranet
3 1 (1.15%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) QlikView
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) OLAP
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.15%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.15%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Subversion
2 3 (3.45%) Ant
2 3 (3.45%) Gradle
3 2 (2.30%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.30%) JBehave
3 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.30%) PeopleTools
3 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.15%) PowerBuilder
General
1 87 (100.00%) Banking
2 78 (89.66%) Finance
3 27 (31.03%) Investment Banking
4 19 (21.84%) Front Office
5 6 (6.90%) Back Office
6 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Analyst
2 25 (28.74%) Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Architect
7 6 (6.90%) HTML Developer
7 6 (6.90%) QlikView Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Information Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Information Security Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.60%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.45%) IT Director
10 3 (3.45%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) RESTful
2 7 (8.05%) HTML
2 7 (8.05%) Web Services
3 6 (6.90%) XML
4 5 (5.75%) .NET
5 4 (4.60%) CSS
5 4 (4.60%) JMS
6 3 (3.45%) JSP
7 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.30%) HTML5
7 2 (2.30%) MDX
8 1 (1.15%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.15%) JSON
8 1 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.15%) React
8 1 (1.15%) Spring
8 1 (1.15%) WCF
8 1 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.75%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.75%) Statistics
4 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.60%) Credit Risk
4 4 (4.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.45%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.45%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.30%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.30%) Derivative
6 2 (2.30%) iPad
6 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) AS400
7 1 (1.15%) iSeries
7 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Unix
2 10 (11.49%) Linux
3 7 (8.05%) Windows
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.79%) Analytics
3 10 (11.49%) Information Security
4 9 (10.34%) Multithreading
5 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.05%) Programme Management
5 7 (8.05%) SDLC
5 7 (8.05%) TDD
6 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) People Management
6 6 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.75%) Defect Management
7 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.75%) Scrum
7 5 (5.75%) Security Architecture
7 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) Java
3 10 (11.49%) C
4 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.60%) C#
5 4 (4.60%) Scala
6 3 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.15%) Python
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) ISEB
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) Basel III
2 3 (3.45%) CRD IV
2 3 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (3.45%) EMIR
2 3 (3.45%) MiFID
3 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) RACF
3 1 (1.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Open DACS
1 4 (4.60%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Cognos
4 4 (4.60%) Bloomberg
4 4 (4.60%) Foundry
4 4 (4.60%) Reuters
5 3 (3.45%) Calypso
5 3 (3.45%) HP
6 2 (2.30%) Avaya
6 2 (2.30%) Cisco
6 2 (2.30%) EMC
6 2 (2.30%) IBM
6 2 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.30%) Planview
6 2 (2.30%) SAP
6 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.30%) Speakerbus
6 2 (2.30%) Sun
6 2 (2.30%) Sybase
7 1 (1.15%) Avaloq