The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 89 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.069% - 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.18% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
565 444 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.91% 35.35% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 239 162
Average daily rate £385 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 21
Average hourly rate £15.98 £24.75 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.45% +73.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £13.59 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £96.00 £78.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Investment Banking
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) JBehave
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Calabash
3 1 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) JBehave
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Calabash
1 1 (33.33%) Appium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA