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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 53 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 13 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 0.73% 1.92%
As % of the General category 4.76% 2.52% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
Median daily rate £475 £500 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £424
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Investment 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
273 238 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.50% 28.81% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 150 114
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £6.84 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+265.49% -77.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £6.84 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £6.84 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

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 3 May 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
3 11 (52.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (42.86%) Reference Data
5 9 (42.86%) Informatica
6 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
8 5 (23.81%) Unix
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle
8 5 (23.81%) Front Office
9 4 (19.05%) Derivative
9 4 (19.05%) Data Management
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) Perl
9 4 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (19.05%) Fintech
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
10 3 (14.29%) Equities
11 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
11 2 (9.52%) Wireless
11 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
11 2 (9.52%) Billing
11 2 (9.52%) Lotus

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 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Front Office
4 2 (9.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Informatica Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Unix Support
5 3 (14.29%) Unix Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Data Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Deskside Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Deskside Support
6 2 (9.52%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Java Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (42.86%) Reference Data
3 4 (19.05%) Derivative
3 4 (19.05%) Fintech
4 3 (14.29%) Equities
4 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
5 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (9.52%) Security Patching
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Informatica
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Lotus
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase