The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 148 153 140
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 7 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.91% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Median daily rate £375 £475 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +62.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.57%
Investment Banking
England

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

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1068 1654 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.05% 36.79% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 959 568
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 65 47
Median hourly rate £14.00 £29.01 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.74% +52.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 7 £375 -11.76% 1
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (93.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (25.00%) Cash Management
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Front Office
5 3 (18.75%) Back Office
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) International Banking
6 2 (12.50%) VBA
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) BPR
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) React
7 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) POJO
7 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
7 1 (6.25%) Application Discovery
7 1 (6.25%) FNZ

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (93.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Back Office
3 3 (18.75%) Front Office
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) International Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) JAXB
1 1 (6.25%) JAX-WS
1 1 (6.25%) JDBC
1 1 (6.25%) LESS
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) POJO
1 1 (6.25%) React
1 1 (6.25%) Sass
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) WSDL
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) BPR
5 1 (6.25%) AOP
5 1 (6.25%) Application Discovery
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Charles River
1 1 (6.25%) FNZ
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle