Period
to 18 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term International Banking in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited International Banking over the 6 months to 18 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
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 773 498 781
Rank change year-on-year -275 +283 +101
Contract jobs citing International Banking 39 33 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the General category 0.087% 0.20% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 37
10th Percentile £468 £88 £214
25th Percentile £513 £313 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £619 £575 £568
90th Percentile £688 £590 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate - £88 £400
% change year-on-year - -77.95% +10.34%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 44,655 16,404 43,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.25% 53.15% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,225 11,100 28,377
10th Percentile £306 £269 £263
25th Percentile £413 £375 £365
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.47% - +3.26%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £713 £700 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,374 541 1,484
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +7.28%
75th Percentile £42.74 £41.55 £40.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.75% +14.29% -

International Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing International Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for International Banking in the UK

International Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing International Banking.

Daily rate trend for International Banking in the UK

International Banking
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing International Banking over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for International Banking in the UK

International Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing International Banking.

Hourly rate trend for International Banking in the UK

International Banking
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing International Banking within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -199 34 £550 +4.76% 13
England -251 34 £550 +4.76% 13
Work from Home -235 25 £538 +2.38% 5

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for International Banking.

1 39 (100.00%) Banking
2 18 (46.15%) Finance
3 12 (30.77%) Windows
4 11 (28.21%) Linux
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 8 (20.51%) REST
5 8 (20.51%) DevOps
6 7 (17.95%) GitHub
6 7 (17.95%) Python
7 6 (15.38%) Java
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.38%) .NET
7 6 (15.38%) JIRA
7 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (15.38%) Confluence
7 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (15.38%) CyberArk
8 5 (12.82%) Ansible
8 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
8 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
8 5 (12.82%) High Availability
8 5 (12.82%) Subversion
8 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Front Office
8 5 (12.82%) C#
8 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.26%) CISSP

International Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (15.38%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SunGard Martini
2 1 (2.56%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) GitHub
2 3 (7.69%) Azure
2 3 (7.69%) GCP
3 2 (5.13%) AWS
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Power BI
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) JIRA
2 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Subversion
2 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.13%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Serena SBM
4 1 (2.56%) VisualSVN
General
1 39 (100.00%) Banking
2 18 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Front Office
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Site Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 1 (2.56%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Onboarding Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) REST
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (7.69%) LDAP
3 3 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
4 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) JSP
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) XBRL
5 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 3 (7.69%) Derivative
2 3 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 3 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 2 (5.13%) DTCC
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris
4 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) DevOps
2 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
3 5 (12.82%) High Availability
3 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.26%) Data Security
4 4 (10.26%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) API Integration
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Kernel Tuning
5 3 (7.69%) MVVM
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) Security Hardening
5 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.13%) VBA
8 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CISSP
2 3 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) CRISC
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) GIAC
3 1 (2.56%) ISSMP
3 1 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.13%) GDPR
3 1 (2.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.56%) FINREP
3 1 (2.56%) MiFID
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Ansible
2 4 (10.26%) Terraform
3 3 (7.69%) Control-M
3 3 (7.69%) QRadar
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Netcool
4 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) Puppet
4 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.56%) Icinga
5 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) CyberArk
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Splunk
3 3 (7.69%) BMC
3 3 (7.69%) Qualys
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.69%) SunGard
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Murex
4 2 (5.13%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec