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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 143 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.39% 0.51% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£463 £245 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.77% +40.00%
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 North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1281 986 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.90% 32.61% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 558 400
Average daily rate £413 £390 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 51
Average hourly rate £24.38 £35.00 £20.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.35% +70.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire -11 4 £463 +88.77% 12
Merseyside -12 1 - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) SSH
5 2 (15.38%) Java EE
5 2 (15.38%) XPath
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Struts
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SSH
1 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (7.69%) JBehave
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Calabash
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Appium
General
1 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Perl Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 2 (15.38%) Struts
2 2 (15.38%) JSP
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) SEO
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) XPath
4 1 (7.69%) Jython
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) HIPAA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Perforce
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy
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