The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 141 141 142
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 3 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.34% 1.19% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £346 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £403
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £175.00
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 South West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
880 1097 1115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.96% 32.81% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 740 734
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 75 49
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.74 £55.00 £41.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Dorset -4 2 £456 +14.06% 5
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 South West region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Cash Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (40.00%) Kafka
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cryptocurrency
3 2 (40.00%) Blockchain
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) RDF

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) FX Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blockchain
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptocurrency
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Cash Management
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) MOF
3 1 (20.00%) RDF
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Murex