Period
to 7 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 48 76
Rank change year-on-year +1 +28 -44
Contract jobs citing Banking 12 46 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.05% 3.32% 2.06%
As % of the General category 6.22% 10.31% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 29 17
Median daily rate £375 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £331 £345 £223
90th Percentile £432 £605 £493
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -10.83% +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.00

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 193 446 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.99% 32.16% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 294 344
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £271
90th Percentile £602 £588 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 28
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +21.67% -2.09%
10th Percentile £13.65 £13.36 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.75 £42.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -25.00%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Birmingham

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Banking in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Banking in Birmingham

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Banking in Birmingham over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Banking in Birmingham

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Banking in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Banking in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Banking.

1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Retail Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Wealth Management
4 4 (33.33%) Learning Management System
4 4 (33.33%) German Language
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Statistics
6 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) SPSS
6 2 (16.67%) Stata
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) SPSS
2 2 (16.67%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) CTI
1 1 (8.33%) H.323
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) PBX
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Qlik Sense
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Legal
3 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Retail Banking
4 4 (33.33%) German Language
5 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Data Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Communications Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Learning Management System
2 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
1 5 (41.67%) Wealth Management
2 4 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Data Science
4 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Veeam
2 1 (8.33%) VMware