Period
to 15 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term International Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited International Banking over the 6 months to 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

International Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 103 219
Rank change year-on-year -44 +116 +27
Contract jobs citing International Banking 26 21 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 1.18% 0.25%
As % of the General category 1.14% 1.92% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 14
10th Percentile £463 £413 £268
25th Percentile £513 £491 £458
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £630 £588 £552
90th Percentile £719 £600 £584
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

International Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,287 1,096 3,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.48% 61.50% 56.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,711 772 2,587
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £675 £620 £613
90th Percentile £770 £694 £688
Central London median daily rate £560 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 36
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.00 £12.13
25th Percentile £16.88 £17.13 £13.18
Median hourly rate £25.50 £23.00 £20.17
Median % change year-on-year +10.87% +14.06% +7.83%
75th Percentile £34.69 £37.94 £21.56
90th Percentile £42.30 £46.00 £26.50
Central London median hourly rate £25.50 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.87% +9.52% +12.30%

International Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing International Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for International Banking in the City of London

International Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing International Banking in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for International Banking in the City of London

International Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing International Banking in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for International Banking in the City of London

International Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing International Banking in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for International Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing International Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for International Banking.

1 26 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) REST
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) CyberArk
6 5 (19.23%) Ansible
6 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (19.23%) GitHub
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) Python
6 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) Subversion
6 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 4 (15.38%) High Availability
7 4 (15.38%) Splunk
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (11.54%) Confluence
8 3 (11.54%) Azure
8 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow

International Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (11.54%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (3.85%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) GitHub
2 3 (11.54%) Azure
3 2 (7.69%) AWS
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) GCP
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.85%) Power BI
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
1 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Serena SBM
3 1 (3.85%) VisualSVN
General
1 26 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Front Office
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Site Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Market Risk Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (11.54%) LDAP
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) JSP
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
1 3 (11.54%) Derivative
1 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
1 3 (11.54%) Market Risk
2 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.69%) DTCC
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
4 3 (11.54%) Unix
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) High Availability
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) API Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Data Security
4 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (11.54%) Kernel Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Security Hardening
4 3 (11.54%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Microservices
5 2 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Management
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) MiFID
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Control-M
2 3 (11.54%) QRadar
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Netcool
3 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) Terraform
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.85%) Icinga
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) CyberArk
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Splunk
3 3 (11.54%) BMC
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Qualys
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
3 3 (11.54%) SunGard
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Murex
4 2 (7.69%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.85%) Aveksa
5 1 (3.85%) Equitrac
5 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.85%) RedGate
5 1 (3.85%) ThinPrint
5 1 (3.85%) Veracode