The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.97% 1.04%
As % of the General category 1.78% 3.24% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £500 £365 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% +1.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £469 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
169 185 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.66% 29.84% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 113 126
Median daily rate £388 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +207.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £14.70 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (50.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) IIS

Investment 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (50.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft