Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 72 32
Rank change year-on-year +24 -40 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 46 31 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.44% 2.09% 4.38%
As % of the General category 13.73% 7.81% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 34
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £410 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +0.92% +1.56%
10th Percentile £348 £213 £297
90th Percentile £603 £494 £505
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham 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 335 397 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.06% 26.73% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 259 287
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £263
90th Percentile £586 £588 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.71% -51.39%
10th Percentile £10.85 £14.50 £12.96
90th Percentile £45.75 £43.25 £42.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +86.84% -22.45% +13.95%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Birmingham

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Birmingham

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Birmingham

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Retail Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
4 6 (13.04%) Legal
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Web Services
6 4 (8.70%) Marketing
6 4 (8.70%) Robotics
6 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
6 4 (8.70%) iSeries
6 4 (8.70%) XML
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) RPG
6 4 (8.70%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Robotic Process Automation
7 3 (6.52%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (6.52%) PSD2
7 3 (6.52%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (6.52%) Cognitive Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Decision-Making
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (6.52%) Thought Leadership
7 3 (6.52%) Internal Audit
7 3 (6.52%) Line Management
7 3 (6.52%) Analytics

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 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) IBM Blueworks
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) CTI
1 1 (2.17%) H.323
1 1 (2.17%) PBX
1 1 (2.17%) Skype
1 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Retail Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Marketing
5 3 (6.52%) Back Office
5 3 (6.52%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Front Office
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Banking Project Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (6.52%) BPM Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Programmer
4 3 (6.52%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 3 (6.52%) RPG Programmer
5 2 (4.35%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Commercial Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Commercial Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile UX Designer
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau Developer
6 1 (2.17%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) Dojo
3 3 (6.52%) DOM
3 3 (6.52%) jQuery
3 3 (6.52%) SOAP
3 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (2.17%) LDAP
5 1 (2.17%) Middleware
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) React
5 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) iSeries
1 4 (8.70%) Robotics
2 3 (6.52%) AS400
2 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.52%) Tandem
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Blog
4 1 (2.17%) Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.17%) IVR
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
3 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.70%) Robotic Process Automation
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Analytics
6 3 (6.52%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) Cognitive Analytics
6 3 (6.52%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (6.52%) Internal Audit
6 3 (6.52%) Line Management
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.52%) SOA
6 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.70%) RPG
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) Python
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PSD2
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) Netcool
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) IBM
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Pega
2 3 (6.52%) webMethods
3 1 (2.17%) Avaya
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) Tableau