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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 97 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Contract jobs citing Banking 44 70 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.54% 2.61% 2.92%
As % of the General category 6.30% 8.96% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 36
Median daily rate £419 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -22.66%
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
698 781 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.35% 29.16% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 423 340
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 60 67
Median hourly rate £17.10 £29.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.02% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £15.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £37.82 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -9 33 £475 +18.75% 9
Warwickshire +2 5 £375 - 1
Coventry -10 3 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 71 (69.61%) Finance
2 27 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (20.59%) Investment Banking
4 20 (19.61%) Project Management
5 16 (15.69%) Business Analysis
6 14 (13.73%) Retail
6 14 (13.73%) PRINCE2
6 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 13 (12.75%) Unix
8 12 (11.76%) Oracle
9 11 (10.78%) Java
9 11 (10.78%) Perl
9 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
9 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (9.80%) Degree
10 10 (9.80%) Investment Management
11 9 (8.82%) Reference Data
11 9 (8.82%) Informatica
11 9 (8.82%) ITIL
11 9 (8.82%) Linux
12 8 (7.84%) CRM
12 8 (7.84%) Windows
12 8 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (7.84%) Retail Banking
13 7 (6.86%) AIX
13 7 (6.86%) Solaris
13 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
13 7 (6.86%) SQL
14 6 (5.88%) Control-M

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 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.92%) MS Office
3 4 (3.92%) MS Project
4 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.96%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.96%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.98%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) SSH
1 6 (5.88%) SSL
2 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 5 (4.90%) Wireless
3 3 (2.94%) Firewall
3 3 (2.94%) LAN
3 3 (2.94%) WAN
4 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.98%) QlikView
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (69.61%) Finance
2 21 (20.59%) Investment Banking
3 14 (13.73%) Retail
4 8 (7.84%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.88%) Front Office
6 2 (1.96%) Billing
6 2 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.98%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (30.39%) Analyst
2 20 (19.61%) Project Manager
3 16 (15.69%) Business Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) Consultant
5 12 (11.76%) Banking Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) Architect
7 7 (6.86%) Informatica Consultant
8 6 (5.88%) Banking Project Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Change Manager
9 5 (4.90%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.90%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Finance Business Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Financial Business Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Change Project Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) .NET
1 1 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
1 1 (0.98%) Apache Camel
1 1 (0.98%) Apache CXF
1 1 (0.98%) RESTful
1 1 (0.98%) SOAP
1 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Reference Data
3 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.90%) Derivative
3 5 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.90%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (3.92%) Fintech
5 3 (2.94%) Equities
5 3 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) CMDB
7 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Unix
2 9 (8.82%) Linux
3 8 (7.84%) Windows
4 7 (6.86%) AIX
4 7 (6.86%) Solaris
5 6 (5.88%) SUSE
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (19.61%) Project Management
3 16 (15.69%) Business Analysis
4 14 (13.73%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.80%) Investment Management
6 9 (8.82%) ITIL
7 8 (7.84%) CRM
8 6 (5.88%) Migration
8 6 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.90%) Change Management
9 5 (4.90%) Data Management
9 5 (4.90%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.92%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (3.92%) Requirements Management
10 4 (3.92%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.92%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.78%) Java
1 11 (10.78%) Perl
2 7 (6.86%) SQL
3 6 (5.88%) Korn
4 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) C++
5 1 (0.98%) Python
5 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
1 10 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.98%) CISSP
4 1 (0.98%) ISEB
4 1 (0.98%) MCSE
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) NFS
3 1 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle
3 9 (8.82%) Informatica
4 6 (5.88%) BMC
5 5 (4.90%) SAP
6 4 (3.92%) Cisco
6 4 (3.92%) Dell
7 3 (2.94%) IBM
7 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.96%) Avaya
8 2 (1.96%) Citrix
8 2 (1.96%) EMC
8 2 (1.96%) iManage
8 2 (1.96%) Lotus
8 2 (1.96%) NICE Systems
8 2 (1.96%) Symantec
9 1 (0.98%) IronPort
9 1 (0.98%) SunGard
9 1 (0.98%) Sybase
9 1 (0.98%) VMware
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