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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
England / South West
Rank - 134 140
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the General category - 0.73% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £475 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
892 962 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.10% 32.58% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 657 670
Median daily rate £390 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £57.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (66.67%) Cryptocurrency
2 2 (66.67%) Blockchain
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) International Banking

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 (66.67%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Blockchain
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) FX Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Kafka
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptocurrency
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle