Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 25 41
Rank change year-on-year -41 +16 -14
Contract jobs citing Banking 31 92 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.18% 6.08% 4.47%
As % of the General category 8.71% 18.04% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 82 53
Birmingham median daily rate £411 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.54% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £169 £113 £263
90th Percentile £475 £488 £591
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +17.14% -15.15% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.39 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.39 - -

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 356 510 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.02% 33.73% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 351 346
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £390 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +1.30% +0.65%
10th Percentile £285 £238 £234
90th Percentile £573 £550 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £38.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.29% +6.90% +10.69%
10th Percentile £11.09 £12.79 £10.38
90th Percentile £36.50 £53.75 £38.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £31.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -48.39% +44.19% -27.90%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018, 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 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Prototyping
5 4 (12.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (12.90%) Ethnography
5 4 (12.90%) Wireframes
5 4 (12.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 4 (12.90%) User Experience
5 4 (12.90%) Innovative Thinking
5 4 (12.90%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (12.90%) Confluence
5 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
5 4 (12.90%) Axure RP
5 4 (12.90%) JIRA
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) Windows
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (9.68%) Tableau

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 (12.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) SMS
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Impala
2 2 (6.45%) QlikView
2 2 (6.45%) Spotfire
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Axure RP
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Designer
2 4 (12.90%) UX Designer
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) UAT Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) BYOD
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) IPTV
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Video Editing
3 1 (3.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Prototyping
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (12.90%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (12.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (12.90%) Ethnography
4 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Innovative Thinking
4 4 (12.90%) Wireframes
5 3 (9.68%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ACDT
2 1 (3.23%) ACHDS
2 1 (3.23%) ACTC
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCDST
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) MCSM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
2 3 (9.68%) Tableau
3 2 (6.45%) Avaya
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Dell
3 2 (6.45%) NEC
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Reuters
4 1 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) GoldenSource
4 1 (3.23%) Lotus
4 1 (3.23%) MobileIron