Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 159 107 179
Rank change year-on-year -52 +72 +62
Contract jobs citing International Banking 28 21 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 1.01% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.23% 1.69% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 17
10th Percentile £513 £455 £456
25th Percentile £531 £484 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £598 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.59% +4.81% +10.53%
75th Percentile £688 £588 £713
90th Percentile £776 £602 £781
Central London median daily rate £598 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +8.59% +4.81% +10.53%

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 2,270 1,242 2,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.57% 59.77% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,730 897 2,054
10th Percentile £363 £310 £263
25th Percentile £485 £413 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £510
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%
75th Percentile £675 £618 £625
90th Percentile £775 £697 £694
Central London median daily rate £563 £523 £500
% change year-on-year +7.66% +4.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 33
10th Percentile £18.56 £13.50 £12.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +70.45% +17.65% -
75th Percentile £51.75 £36.50 £21.00
90th Percentile £62.35 £46.00 £28.60
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £18.85
% change year-on-year +70.45% +16.71% +0.80%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022, 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 28 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (21.43%) Derivative
5 6 (21.43%) CyberArk
5 6 (21.43%) DevOps
5 6 (21.43%) CI/CD
6 5 (17.86%) Ansible
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (17.86%) GitHub
6 5 (17.86%) Subversion
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.86%) Python
7 4 (14.29%) Solaris
7 4 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (14.29%) C++
7 4 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) SunGard
7 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.29%) Fixed Income
7 4 (14.29%) SunGard Martini
7 4 (14.29%) FIX Protocol

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 (10.71%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) GitHub
2 3 (10.71%) Nutanix
3 2 (7.14%) Azure
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) AWS
4 1 (3.57%) GCP
4 1 (3.57%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.57%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) Kerberos
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
2 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Serena SBM
5 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) VisualSVN
General
1 28 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Site Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (14.29%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Core
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) Murex Flex
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) JSP
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Derivative
2 4 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 3 (10.71%) DTCC
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Equities
4 2 (7.14%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (10.71%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.57%) SUSE
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) CI/CD
1 6 (21.43%) DevOps
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (14.29%) Kernel Tuning
4 3 (10.71%) Data Security
4 3 (10.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.14%) IDEF
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.14%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) Use Case
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) C++
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.57%) Bash
6 1 (3.57%) Groovy
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) MiFID
2 2 (7.14%) EMIR
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
1 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) Veritas File System
2 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Ansible
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.71%) QRadar
4 2 (7.14%) Control-M
4 2 (7.14%) Icinga
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.14%) Puppet
4 2 (7.14%) Terraform
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.57%) Netcool
5 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) CyberArk
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk
2 4 (14.29%) SunGard
3 3 (10.71%) Murex
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Qualys
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.14%) BMC
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) Fidessa
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Infoblox
4 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 2 (7.14%) Serena
5 1 (3.57%) Equitrac
5 1 (3.57%) ThinPrint