The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 76 78 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.32% 0.086%
As % of the General category 0.74% 1.11% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £425 £391
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% +26.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
269 270 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.63% 28.75% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 152 224
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Investment Banking
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) FATCA
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) FATCA