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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 64 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing Banking 60 58 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.35% 2.63% 3.83%
As % of the General category 8.44% 7.92% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 58
Average daily rate £425 £418 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £680 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £10.44 £10.97
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -4.83%
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
711 732 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.86% 33.14% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 386 374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £11.00 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 49 £415 +20.28% 17
Coventry -10 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Solihull - 3 £413 -
Warwickshire +3 1 £515 -20.76% 2
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking.

1 81 (66.39%) Finance
2 37 (30.33%) Retail
3 26 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (20.49%) Retail Banking
5 18 (14.75%) Project Management
6 17 (13.93%) Unix
7 16 (13.11%) Oracle
7 16 (13.11%) Investment Banking
8 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.84%) Change Management
9 12 (9.84%) Migration
10 11 (9.02%) Perl
10 11 (9.02%) Investment Management
11 10 (8.20%) Java
11 10 (8.20%) Linux
11 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
12 9 (7.38%) Windows
12 9 (7.38%) SQL
12 9 (7.38%) Front Office
12 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
13 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (6.56%) SAP
13 8 (6.56%) ITIL
13 8 (6.56%) PRINCE2
13 8 (6.56%) AIX
13 8 (6.56%) Solaris
13 8 (6.56%) CRM
13 8 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.28%) MS Office
4 2 (1.64%) MS Project
4 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.82%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) SSH
1 6 (4.92%) SSL
2 3 (2.46%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) Intranet
3 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.64%) Big Data
4 2 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.82%) QlikView
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 81 (66.39%) Finance
2 37 (30.33%) Retail
3 25 (20.49%) Retail Banking
4 16 (13.11%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.38%) Front Office
6 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.46%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Billing
7 2 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Games
7 2 (1.64%) Legal
7 2 (1.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.82%) Law
8 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (36.07%) Analyst
2 22 (18.03%) Project Manager
3 21 (17.21%) Business Analyst
4 18 (14.75%) Architect
5 15 (12.30%) Banking Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Change Manager
8 7 (5.74%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Consultant
10 5 (4.10%) Transformation Manager
11 4 (3.28%) Banking Project Manager
11 4 (3.28%) Finance Business Analyst
11 4 (3.28%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 4 (3.28%) IT Manager
11 4 (3.28%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) Middleware
1 3 (2.46%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.82%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.82%) Apache CXF
2 1 (0.82%) HTML
2 1 (0.82%) RESTful
2 1 (0.82%) SOAP
2 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.10%) Derivative
4 4 (3.28%) Fintech
4 4 (3.28%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.46%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.46%) Equities
5 3 (2.46%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.46%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Online Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.46%) SCADA
5 3 (2.46%) Social Media
6 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.64%) CMDB
6 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.82%) Clustering
7 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Unix
2 10 (8.20%) Linux
3 9 (7.38%) Windows
4 8 (6.56%) AIX
4 8 (6.56%) Solaris
5 6 (4.92%) SUSE
6 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (14.75%) Project Management
3 12 (9.84%) Change Management
3 12 (9.84%) Migration
4 11 (9.02%) Investment Management
5 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
6 8 (6.56%) CRM
6 8 (6.56%) ITIL
6 8 (6.56%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.92%) Customer Insight
7 6 (4.92%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.92%) SOA
8 5 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.10%) Data Management
8 5 (4.10%) Service Management
8 5 (4.10%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (4.10%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.28%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) Perl
2 10 (8.20%) Java
3 9 (7.38%) SQL
4 6 (4.92%) Korn
5 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.82%) C#
6 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.82%) Python
6 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.82%) CIPD
4 1 (0.82%) CISSP
4 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PMP
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) SLA
3 3 (2.46%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.82%) FATCA
4 1 (0.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) NFS
2 2 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) vSphere
3 1 (0.82%) XenApp
3 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Control-M
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Oracle
2 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.56%) SAP
4 6 (4.92%) BMC
5 4 (3.28%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.46%) Adobe
6 3 (2.46%) Citrix
6 3 (2.46%) FatWire
6 3 (2.46%) Guidewire
6 3 (2.46%) hybris
6 3 (2.46%) IBM
6 3 (2.46%) Informatica
6 3 (2.46%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.46%) Pega
6 3 (2.46%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.64%) Avaya
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco
7 2 (1.64%) EMC
7 2 (1.64%) Lotus
7 2 (1.64%) Veritas
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