The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 132 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.077% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.23% 0.78% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
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£320 £463 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +68.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.50
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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 Yorkshire region.

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
860 771 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.17% 32.86% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 470 332
Average daily rate £388 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £268 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 21
Average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.20 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the Yorkshire region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Investment Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Yorkshire region.

Investment Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) DataStage
3 1 (33.33%) Control-M
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase