The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 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
Banking
England / West Midlands
Rank 96 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Contract jobs citing Banking 27 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 2.05% 2.27%
As % of the General category 3.87% 7.46% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 29
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £512 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £12.50 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +19.73%

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

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
698 710 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.10% 27.40% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 422 378
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £15.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £42.00 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.61% +45.55%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Banking Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -20 20 £450 +8.43% 9
Warwickshire 0 3 £450 -12.62%
Coventry -10 2 £525 +23.52% 2
Worcestershire - 1 £388 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Banking.

1 60 (62.50%) Finance
2 24 (25.00%) Retail
3 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.58%) SQL
5 13 (13.54%) SAP
5 13 (13.54%) Project Management
6 12 (12.50%) Oracle
6 12 (12.50%) Retail Banking
7 11 (11.46%) Degree
7 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.38%) Windows
8 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (8.33%) SAS
9 8 (8.33%) Migration
9 8 (8.33%) Investment Management
10 7 (7.29%) Data Management
10 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.29%) Java
10 7 (7.29%) SDLC
11 6 (6.25%) Data Quality
11 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
11 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
11 6 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (6.25%) Investment Banking
11 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.25%) Programme Management
11 6 (6.25%) Marketing
12 5 (5.21%) Mathematics

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (8.33%) SAS
2 4 (4.17%) Apache
3 3 (3.13%) IIS
4 2 (2.08%) JBoss
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Project
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Office
4 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SAP CO
1 5 (5.21%) SAP FI
1 5 (5.21%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (5.21%) SAP FSCM
1 5 (5.21%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.04%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Network Security
2 3 (3.13%) Internet
3 2 (2.08%) HTTP
3 2 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (1.04%) ATM
4 1 (1.04%) Firewall
4 1 (1.04%) IMAP
4 1 (1.04%) LAN
4 1 (1.04%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.04%) SMTP
4 1 (1.04%) SSH
4 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.21%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.17%) Big Data
3 4 (4.17%) DB2
4 3 (3.13%) Data Mart
4 3 (3.13%) MySQL
4 3 (3.13%) QlikView
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.08%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.08%) DataStage
5 2 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.08%) Informix
5 2 (2.08%) QualityStage
5 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Selenium
1 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (62.50%) Finance
2 24 (25.00%) Retail
3 12 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 6 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.25%) Marketing
4 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.21%) Back Office
5 5 (5.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
6 2 (2.08%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
7 1 (1.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Architect
5 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.21%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Process Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Test Specialist
8 3 (3.13%) Transition Manager
9 2 (2.08%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.08%) PMO Manager
9 2 (2.08%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) .NET
1 3 (3.13%) HTML
1 3 (3.13%) LAMP
2 2 (2.08%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (2.08%) CSS
2 2 (2.08%) J2EE
2 2 (2.08%) jQuery
2 2 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.04%) HTML5
3 1 (1.04%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.21%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) AS400
4 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) Unix
3 3 (3.13%) Android
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.04%) AIX
5 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) Solaris
5 1 (1.04%) SUSE
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.54%) Project Management
3 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 8 (8.33%) Migration
5 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.29%) Data Management
5 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.29%) SDLC
6 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.21%) Analytics
7 5 (5.21%) CRM
7 5 (5.21%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.21%) Mathematics
7 5 (5.21%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (5.21%) Scrum
7 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) Java
3 4 (4.17%) C#
3 4 (4.17%) MUMPS
4 3 (3.13%) Perl
4 3 (3.13%) VBA
5 2 (2.08%) C
5 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.08%) PHP
5 2 (2.08%) RPG
5 2 (2.08%) RPG IV
5 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.04%) Korn
6 1 (1.04%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) R
6 1 (1.04%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ISEB
2 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.08%) PMP
3 1 (1.04%) CISM
3 1 (1.04%) CISSP
3 1 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.13%) Basel II
2 3 (3.13%) GDPR
2 3 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) IFRS
3 1 (1.04%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) SAP
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) IBM
3 5 (5.21%) Teradata
4 3 (3.13%) Avaya
4 3 (3.13%) HP
4 3 (3.13%) Informatica
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.08%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.08%) CA
5 2 (2.08%) Cognos
5 2 (2.08%) EMC
5 2 (2.08%) Netezza
5 2 (2.08%) NICE Systems
5 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.04%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.04%) Pega
6 1 (1.04%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.04%) Trillium
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