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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.55% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.57% 2.07% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 2
Median daily rate £500 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
699 677 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.97% 26.58% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 402 375
Median daily rate £413 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 51
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £23.43
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.74%

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
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 Investment Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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 -12 4 £500 +17.64%
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Investment Management
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Back Office
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Behavioural Change
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) AppDynamics
4 2 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Investment Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Behavioural Change
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft