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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 36 18
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18  
Contract jobs citing Banking 34 36 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.54% 4.42% 7.12%
As % of the General category 16.04% 12.81% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 37
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £280 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.82 £10.44
% change year-on-year +32.45% -5.98%  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 212 281 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 34.53% 34.52% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 206 187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +141.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £36.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £37.80 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Banking.

1 33 (60.00%) Finance
2 17 (30.91%) Retail
3 15 (27.27%) Retail Banking
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (12.73%) Investment Management
7 7 (12.73%) SQL
8 6 (10.91%) Scrum
8 6 (10.91%) E-Discovery
9 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.09%) Apache Solr
9 5 (9.09%) Defect Management
9 5 (9.09%) Virtual Team
9 5 (9.09%) Migration
9 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.09%) HP
10 4 (7.27%) Project Management
10 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
10 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.27%) Financial Institution
10 4 (7.27%) SDLC
10 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (7.27%) Degree
11 3 (5.45%) JIRA
11 3 (5.45%) Web Development
11 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.45%) QA

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 5 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.45%) SAS
2 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Actimize
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Skype
2 2 (3.64%) LDAP
3 1 (1.82%) CTI
3 1 (1.82%) H.323
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) PBX
3 1 (1.82%) SMS
3 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.45%) DB2
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.82%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.82%) Informix
4 1 (1.82%) MS Access
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (60.00%) Finance
2 17 (30.91%) Retail
3 15 (27.27%) Retail Banking
4 10 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (5.45%) Back Office
6 3 (5.45%) Legal
7 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
7 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.45%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.45%) Test Coordinator
6 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Transition Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) Django
2 1 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.82%) Kafka
2 1 (1.82%) Lucene
2 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) AS400
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) IVR
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (12.73%) Investment Management
4 6 (10.91%) E-Discovery
4 6 (10.91%) Scrum
5 5 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 5 (9.09%) Migration
5 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) SDLC
6 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.45%) Change Management
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.45%) Validation
7 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) RPG
3 2 (3.64%) RPG IV
3 2 (3.64%) VBA
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
2 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PMP
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) PMO
3 1 (1.82%) Basel II
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.82%) FTK
2 1 (1.82%) Kibana
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) HP
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Avaya
2 2 (3.64%) CA
2 2 (3.64%) NICE Systems
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.64%) Teradata
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) Cognos
3 1 (1.82%) CollabNet
3 1 (1.82%) EMC
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.82%) Informatica
3 1 (1.82%) NetApp
3 1 (1.82%) Netezza
3 1 (1.82%) Nuix
3 1 (1.82%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase
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