The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank - 107 112
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 0 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.33% 0.64%
As % of the General category - 0.97% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Median daily rate - £217 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £407
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £175.00
Investment Banking
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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
948 827 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.72% 33.70% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 511 368
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 48
Median hourly rate £15.50 £31.44 £33.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.69% -4.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the West Midlands region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Investment 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 Investment Banking across the West Midlands region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Investment Banking
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (75.00%) Informatica
3 6 (75.00%) Virtual Team
3 6 (75.00%) Reference Data
4 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Investment 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) Informatica Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Java Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (75.00%) Reference Data
2 6 (75.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft