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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 67 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 85 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.63% 2.72% 2.86%
As % of the General category 9.17% 8.08% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 61 47
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+78.78% +50.00%
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
927 854 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.67% 33.66% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 489 394
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 70 48
Median hourly rate £15.75 £31.44 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.90% -0.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £40.78 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -1 44 £388 -3.12% 11
Warwickshire +11 16 £450 -10.00%
Coventry -15 12 £451 +0.11%
Solihull - 1 £325 -
Worcestershire - 1 £275 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 121 (79.61%) Finance
2 33 (21.71%) Retail
3 27 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (17.76%) Oracle
4 25 (16.45%) Project Management
5 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (14.47%) Java
6 22 (14.47%) SQL
6 22 (14.47%) IBM
7 19 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 19 (12.50%) HTML
7 19 (12.50%) CSS
8 17 (11.18%) Web Development
9 16 (10.53%) Retail Banking
10 14 (9.21%) TDD
10 14 (9.21%) Log4j
10 14 (9.21%) WebSphere
10 14 (9.21%) Java EE
10 14 (9.21%) Business Analysis
10 14 (9.21%) JSP
10 14 (9.21%) Web Services
10 14 (9.21%) XML
10 14 (9.21%) JBoss
10 14 (9.21%) DB2
10 14 (9.21%) WebLogic
10 14 (9.21%) Misys
10 14 (9.21%) Tomcat
10 14 (9.21%) JMS
10 14 (9.21%) WebLogic Portal
10 14 (9.21%) Back Office

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 14 (9.21%) JBoss
1 14 (9.21%) Tomcat
1 14 (9.21%) WebLogic
1 14 (9.21%) WebLogic Portal
1 14 (9.21%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.97%) SAS
2 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.32%) Apache
3 2 (1.32%) CMS
3 2 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.61%) MS Project
3 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.63%) MS Office
4 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 8 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 8 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (3.95%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (1.97%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) Internet
2 4 (2.63%) LAN
2 4 (2.63%) WAN
3 3 (1.97%) Firewall
3 3 (1.97%) Network Security
3 3 (1.97%) Wireless
4 1 (0.66%) ATM
4 1 (0.66%) IMAP
4 1 (0.66%) LDAP
4 1 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.66%) Skype
4 1 (0.66%) SMS
4 1 (0.66%) SMTP
4 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.21%) DB2
3 6 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (1.97%) Big Data
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.32%) DataStage
6 2 (1.32%) MySQL
6 2 (1.32%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.66%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.66%) OLAP
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.21%) Log4j
2 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 121 (79.61%) Finance
2 33 (21.71%) Retail
3 16 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 14 (9.21%) Back Office
5 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.63%) Marketing
8 3 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.97%) Legal
9 2 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.32%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.66%) German Language
10 1 (0.66%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (27.63%) Analyst
2 22 (14.47%) Business Analyst
3 21 (13.82%) Project Manager
4 20 (13.16%) Developer
5 19 (12.50%) Consultant
6 16 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
7 10 (6.58%) Architect
7 10 (6.58%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 8 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Java Consultant
9 7 (4.61%) Senior Manager
9 7 (4.61%) Senior Project Manager
9 7 (4.61%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (3.95%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Product Owner
11 5 (3.29%) Data Business Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) Service Analyst
12 4 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.50%) CSS
1 19 (12.50%) HTML
2 14 (9.21%) Java EE
2 14 (9.21%) JMS
2 14 (9.21%) JSP
2 14 (9.21%) Web Services
2 14 (9.21%) XML
3 3 (1.97%) .NET
3 3 (1.97%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.97%) CSS3
3 3 (1.97%) HTML5
3 3 (1.97%) J2EE
3 3 (1.97%) jQuery
4 2 (1.32%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (1.32%) LAMP
5 1 (0.66%) Django
5 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.95%) Credit Risk
2 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.29%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.97%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.97%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.97%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.66%) EPoS
6 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.89%) Windows
2 6 (3.95%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.97%) Android
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Linux
5 2 (1.32%) Unix
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.66%) AIX
6 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (16.45%) Project Management
3 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.18%) Web Development
5 14 (9.21%) Business Analysis
5 14 (9.21%) TDD
6 12 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.58%) CRM
7 10 (6.58%) Migration
7 10 (6.58%) Waterfall
8 8 (5.26%) Analytics
9 7 (4.61%) Change Management
9 7 (4.61%) Data Management
9 7 (4.61%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (4.61%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.61%) User Stories
10 6 (3.95%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.95%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (3.95%) SDLC
10 6 (3.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.47%) Java
1 22 (14.47%) SQL
2 6 (3.95%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.63%) C
3 4 (2.63%) C#
3 4 (2.63%) MUMPS
3 4 (2.63%) PHP
4 3 (1.97%) C++
5 2 (1.32%) VC++
6 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.66%) Python
6 1 (0.66%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) ISEB
2 8 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.66%) MCSE
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PMP
5 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) Basel II
1 3 (1.97%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.66%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.32%) SCOM
2 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (17.76%) Oracle
2 22 (14.47%) IBM
3 14 (9.21%) Misys
4 11 (7.24%) SAP
5 9 (5.92%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.63%) Cisco
7 3 (1.97%) Dell
8 2 (1.32%) Adobe
8 2 (1.32%) Cognos
8 2 (1.32%) HP
8 2 (1.32%) Informatica
8 2 (1.32%) Netezza
9 1 (0.66%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.66%) NetApp
9 1 (0.66%) Pega
9 1 (0.66%) Proofpoint
9 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.66%) Teradata
9 1 (0.66%) Unisys
9 1 (0.66%) VMware