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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 80 61 38
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing Banking 54 58 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 2.27% 3.77%
As % of the General category 6.67% 7.25% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 76
Median daily rate £419 £445 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.89% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £313 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £508 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £16.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +65.00%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
810 800 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.64% 31.30% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 436 405
Median daily rate £425 £413 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £267 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 36
Median hourly rate £19.25 £26.77 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.09% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £13.74 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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
Birmingham -10 26 £425 +3.03% 5
Warwickshire +10 14 £391 -24.02%
Coventry -6 7 £278 -57.26% 1
Solihull 0 1 £400 -20.00%
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 104 (74.29%) Finance
2 31 (22.14%) Retail
3 22 (15.71%) Oracle
4 21 (15.00%) SQL
4 21 (15.00%) Project Management
5 20 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (11.43%) Retail Banking
7 16 (11.43%) Java
8 14 (10.00%) HTML
8 14 (10.00%) SAP
8 14 (10.00%) IBM
9 13 (9.29%) CSS
10 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
11 11 (7.86%) Web Development
12 10 (7.14%) Migration
12 10 (7.14%) Back Office
12 10 (7.14%) ISEB
12 10 (7.14%) PRINCE2
12 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
12 10 (7.14%) MS Visio
12 10 (7.14%) Analytics
12 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (6.43%) Tomcat
13 9 (6.43%) WebLogic
13 9 (6.43%) Windows
13 9 (6.43%) JBoss
14 8 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (5.71%) SAP FI
14 8 (5.71%) JSP

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 9 (6.43%) JBoss
1 9 (6.43%) Tomcat
1 9 (6.43%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
2 8 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.29%) SAS
4 3 (2.14%) Apache
4 3 (2.14%) IIS
4 3 (2.14%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) SAP CO
1 8 (5.71%) SAP FI
1 8 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (4.29%) SAP FSCM
3 5 (3.57%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.71%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) Network Security
2 3 (2.14%) Internet
3 2 (1.43%) ATM
3 2 (1.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) IMAP
4 1 (0.71%) LAN
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.71%) Skype
4 1 (0.71%) SMS
4 1 (0.71%) SMTP
4 1 (0.71%) SSH
4 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) DB2
3 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.29%) Big Data
5 4 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (2.14%) Base SAS
6 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.14%) MySQL
7 2 (1.43%) DataStage
7 2 (1.43%) QlikView
7 2 (1.43%) QualityStage
8 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.71%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.71%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Log4j
2 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 104 (74.29%) Finance
2 31 (22.14%) Retail
3 16 (11.43%) Retail Banking
4 10 (7.14%) Back Office
5 6 (4.29%) Marketing
5 6 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.14%) Legal
7 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (30.00%) Analyst
2 22 (15.71%) Business Analyst
2 22 (15.71%) Developer
3 15 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.57%) Architect
4 12 (8.57%) Consultant
5 11 (7.86%) Banking Analyst
6 9 (6.43%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 8 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Product Owner
9 6 (4.29%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.29%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Process Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
11 4 (2.86%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.00%) HTML
2 13 (9.29%) CSS
3 8 (5.71%) Java EE
3 8 (5.71%) JMS
3 8 (5.71%) JSP
3 8 (5.71%) Web Services
3 8 (5.71%) XML
4 4 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.86%) HTML5
4 4 (2.86%) J2EE
5 3 (2.14%) CSS3
5 3 (2.14%) jQuery
5 3 (2.14%) LAMP
6 2 (1.43%) .NET
6 2 (1.43%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (1.43%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.71%) Django
7 1 (0.71%) JDBC
7 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 5 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.43%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.71%) EPoS
7 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.43%) Windows
2 5 (3.57%) Linux
2 5 (3.57%) Unix
3 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.14%) Android
5 2 (1.43%) AIX
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Solaris
6 1 (0.71%) SUSE
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.00%) Project Management
2 20 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 11 (7.86%) Web Development
6 10 (7.14%) Analytics
6 10 (7.14%) Migration
6 10 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.71%) Data Management
7 8 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (5.71%) TDD
7 8 (5.71%) User Stories
8 7 (5.00%) Change Management
8 7 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.00%) TOGAF
9 6 (4.29%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.29%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.29%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.00%) SQL
2 16 (11.43%) Java
3 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.29%) MUMPS
4 4 (2.86%) C
4 4 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (1.43%) C#
5 2 (1.43%) Perl
5 2 (1.43%) Python
5 2 (1.43%) VBA
6 1 (0.71%) C++
6 1 (0.71%) Korn
6 1 (0.71%) R
6 1 (0.71%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) ISEB
2 8 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.43%) PMP
4 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.71%) CISM
4 1 (0.71%) CISSP
4 1 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.14%) Basel II
2 3 (2.14%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.71%) Control-M
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Oracle
2 14 (10.00%) IBM
2 14 (10.00%) SAP
3 8 (5.71%) Misys
4 3 (2.14%) HP
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.14%) Teradata
5 2 (1.43%) Adobe
5 2 (1.43%) Avaya
5 2 (1.43%) Blue Prism
5 2 (1.43%) Cisco
5 2 (1.43%) Cognos
5 2 (1.43%) EMC
5 2 (1.43%) Netezza
5 2 (1.43%) Pega
6 1 (0.71%) BMC
6 1 (0.71%) Informatica
6 1 (0.71%) Juniper
6 1 (0.71%) NetApp
6 1 (0.71%) Unisys
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