The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 32 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.40% 2.82% 2.27%
As % of the General category 1.04% 5.88% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
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£355 £450 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +8.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+872.22% +20.00%
Investment Banking
South West

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

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
96 85 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 38.40% 48.02% 49.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 54 84
Average daily rate £384 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £41.23 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.26% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £17.80 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +4 1 £355 -5.33% 1
Investment Banking
South West

Investment Banking
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2SE
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) SunGard
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SunGard