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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 27 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 42 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.61% 5.39% 6.63%
As % of the General category 18.18% 15.12% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 32
Median daily rate £384 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £14.63 £10.56
% change year-on-year
+101.70% +38.46%
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
231 258 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.88% 35.68% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 168 149
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Median hourly rate £10.75 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £8.75 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +20.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 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 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Banking.

1 58 (74.36%) Finance
2 21 (26.92%) Retail
3 20 (25.64%) SQL
3 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
4 19 (24.36%) Java
5 18 (23.08%) HTML
5 18 (23.08%) CSS
5 18 (23.08%) IBM
6 16 (20.51%) Oracle
7 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (19.23%) Web Development
8 14 (17.95%) WebSphere
8 14 (17.95%) Java EE
8 14 (17.95%) TDD
8 14 (17.95%) Log4j
8 14 (17.95%) Back Office
8 14 (17.95%) DB2
8 14 (17.95%) WebLogic
8 14 (17.95%) JSP
8 14 (17.95%) Web Services
8 14 (17.95%) XML
8 14 (17.95%) JBoss
8 14 (17.95%) Tomcat
8 14 (17.95%) Misys
8 14 (17.95%) WebLogic Portal
8 14 (17.95%) JMS
9 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.38%) Retail Banking
10 11 (14.10%) Project Management
11 9 (11.54%) Microsoft

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (17.95%) JBoss
1 14 (17.95%) Tomcat
1 14 (17.95%) WebLogic
1 14 (17.95%) WebLogic Portal
1 14 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.56%) MS Office
5 1 (1.28%) MS Project
5 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
1 4 (5.13%) LAN
1 4 (5.13%) WAN
2 3 (3.85%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (1.28%) ATM
3 1 (1.28%) IMAP
3 1 (1.28%) LDAP
3 1 (1.28%) Network Security
3 1 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.28%) Skype
3 1 (1.28%) SMS
3 1 (1.28%) SMTP
3 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.95%) DB2
3 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Log4j
General
1 58 (74.36%) Finance
2 21 (26.92%) Retail
3 14 (17.95%) Back Office
4 12 (15.38%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) German Language
7 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Consultant
3 14 (17.95%) Business Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.26%) Java Consultant
6 8 (10.26%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Data Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Data Business Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) CSS
1 18 (23.08%) HTML
2 14 (17.95%) Java EE
2 14 (17.95%) JMS
2 14 (17.95%) JSP
2 14 (17.95%) Web Services
2 14 (17.95%) XML
3 3 (3.85%) J2EE
3 3 (3.85%) jQuery
4 2 (2.56%) .NET
4 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (2.56%) CSS3
4 2 (2.56%) HTML5
4 2 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) EPoS
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.85%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
1 15 (19.23%) Web Development
2 14 (17.95%) TDD
3 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.10%) Project Management
5 8 (10.26%) Business Analysis
6 7 (8.97%) CRM
6 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
7 6 (7.69%) Change Management
8 4 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (5.13%) Migration
8 4 (5.13%) Requirements Management
8 4 (5.13%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.85%) Change Control
9 3 (3.85%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.85%) ITIL
9 3 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) Java
3 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.13%) MUMPS
4 2 (2.56%) C
4 2 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) ISEB
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.28%) MCSE
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PMP
3 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) IBM
2 16 (20.51%) Oracle
3 14 (17.95%) Misys
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.85%) Dell
7 2 (2.56%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Informatica
8 1 (1.28%) Avaya
8 1 (1.28%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.28%) EMC
8 1 (1.28%) NetApp
8 1 (1.28%) Pega
8 1 (1.28%) Proofpoint
8 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.28%) VMware