The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 19 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Banking 46 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.92% 6.72% 5.84%
As % of the General category 21.70% 16.53% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 28
Average daily rate £400 £330 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.44 £10.97
% change year-on-year
+43.67% -4.83%
Banking
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
212 242 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.88% 40.67% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 134 127
Average daily rate £375 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £6.84 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing 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 Banking.

1 53 (63.86%) Finance
2 21 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (20.48%) Investment Banking
4 16 (19.28%) Retail
5 14 (16.87%) Unix
6 12 (14.46%) Retail Banking
7 11 (13.25%) Perl
7 11 (13.25%) Project Management
8 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
8 10 (12.05%) Java
8 10 (12.05%) Change Management
9 9 (10.84%) Front Office
9 9 (10.84%) Linux
9 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
9 9 (10.84%) Oracle
10 8 (9.64%) AIX
10 8 (9.64%) Solaris
10 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (8.43%) Investment Management
11 7 (8.43%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.43%) ITIL
12 6 (7.23%) SUSE
12 6 (7.23%) Migration
12 6 (7.23%) Windows
12 6 (7.23%) SQL
12 6 (7.23%) SSL
12 6 (7.23%) BMC
12 6 (7.23%) Control-M
12 6 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (7.23%) Korn

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.82%) MS Office
4 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) SSH
1 6 (7.23%) SSL
2 3 (3.61%) Internet
3 2 (2.41%) Intranet
3 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.20%) QlikView
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 53 (63.86%) Finance
2 17 (20.48%) Investment Banking
3 16 (19.28%) Retail
4 12 (14.46%) Retail Banking
5 9 (10.84%) Front Office
6 3 (3.61%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.41%) Billing
7 2 (2.41%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.41%) Marketing
8 1 (1.20%) Back Office
8 1 (1.20%) Electronics
8 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.20%) Law
8 1 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Analyst
2 16 (19.28%) Business Analyst
3 15 (18.07%) Banking Analyst
3 15 (18.07%) Project Manager
4 10 (12.05%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Change Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Banking Project Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Change Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Finance Business Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Transformation Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) .NET
1 1 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.20%) Apache Camel
1 1 (1.20%) Apache CXF
1 1 (1.20%) HTML
1 1 (1.20%) RESTful
1 1 (1.20%) SOAP
1 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Derivative
2 5 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.82%) Fintech
3 4 (4.82%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.61%) Equities
4 3 (3.61%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.61%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.41%) CMDB
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.41%) IVR
5 2 (2.41%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) Unix
2 9 (10.84%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) AIX
3 8 (9.64%) Solaris
4 6 (7.23%) SUSE
4 6 (7.23%) Windows
5 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (13.25%) Project Management
3 10 (12.05%) Change Management
4 7 (8.43%) Business Analysis
4 7 (8.43%) Investment Management
4 7 (8.43%) ITIL
5 6 (7.23%) Migration
6 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.82%) CRM
7 4 (4.82%) Data Management
7 4 (4.82%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.82%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (4.82%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.82%) Time Management
7 4 (4.82%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.61%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) Perl
2 10 (12.05%) Java
3 6 (7.23%) Korn
3 6 (7.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) C#
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.20%) Python
4 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.20%) CIPD
3 1 (1.20%) CISSP
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) FATCA
3 1 (1.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) NFS
2 2 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Control-M
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) BMC
4 3 (3.61%) Informatica
4 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.41%) Avaya
5 2 (2.41%) Citrix
5 2 (2.41%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.41%) EMC
5 2 (2.41%) Lotus
5 2 (2.41%) NICE Systems
5 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.41%) Veritas
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.20%) Dell
6 1 (1.20%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) iManage
6 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.20%) SunGard
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