Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 31 25
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 -6
Contract jobs citing Banking 101 78 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.33% 5.13% 5.77%
As % of the General category 19.96% 16.02% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 58 61
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £113 £263 £252
90th Percentile £488 £608 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £405 £450
% change year-on-year -13.58% -10.00% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 506 487 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.72% 32.02% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 334 315
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £218 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -18.56% +20.35%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +90.63% -43.86% -9.52%

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 23 November 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 November 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 52 (51.49%) Finance
2 31 (30.69%) Retail Banking
3 23 (22.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (21.78%) Test Scripting
5 18 (17.82%) Scrum
6 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.85%) ISEB
6 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
6 15 (14.85%) Test Planning
7 14 (13.86%) SMS
7 14 (13.86%) Investment Banking
7 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (12.87%) Retail
9 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.90%) Migration
10 10 (9.90%) JIRA
11 9 (8.91%) Defect Management
12 8 (7.92%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 7 (6.93%) Skype for Business
13 7 (6.93%) QA
13 7 (6.93%) Skype
13 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (6.93%) KYC
14 6 (5.94%) SQL
14 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
14 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
14 6 (5.94%) Project Management
14 6 (5.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 5 (4.95%) Requirements Analysis
15 5 (4.95%) Functional Testing

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 7 (6.93%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.96%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.97%) SAS
3 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) JBoss
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Actimize
1 1 (0.99%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.86%) SMS
2 7 (6.93%) Skype
3 4 (3.96%) ATM
3 4 (3.96%) LDAP
4 3 (2.97%) CTI
4 3 (2.97%) H.323
4 3 (2.97%) PBX
4 3 (2.97%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.97%) VoIP
5 2 (1.98%) SAN
6 1 (0.99%) DHCP
6 1 (0.99%) DNS
6 1 (0.99%) DWDM
6 1 (0.99%) Firewall
6 1 (0.99%) LAN
6 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) MySQL
2 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.98%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.99%) MS Access
4 1 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.98%) Selenium
2 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.99%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.99%) Maven
3 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 52 (51.49%) Finance
2 31 (30.69%) Retail Banking
3 14 (13.86%) Investment Banking
4 13 (12.87%) Retail
5 5 (4.95%) Legal
6 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.98%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Test Analyst
3 14 (13.86%) Banking Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) Test Manager
5 9 (8.91%) Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.94%) KYC Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Payments Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Payments Test Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Scrum Master
9 4 (3.96%) ATM Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Coordinator
10 3 (2.97%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Data Business Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) HTML
2 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.97%) CSS
2 3 (2.97%) XML
2 3 (2.97%) XML Messaging
2 3 (2.97%) XMPP
3 2 (1.98%) Kafka
3 2 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.99%) .NET
4 1 (0.99%) Ajax
4 1 (0.99%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.99%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.99%) HTML5
4 1 (0.99%) jQuery
4 1 (0.99%) Lucene
4 1 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.99%) React
4 1 (0.99%) RESTful
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.97%) IVR
3 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.98%) EPoS
4 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.99%) AS400
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) Derivative
5 1 (0.99%) Fintech
5 1 (0.99%) iSeries
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (21.78%) Test Scripting
3 18 (17.82%) Scrum
4 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.85%) Test Planning
5 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.90%) Migration
7 9 (8.91%) Defect Management
8 8 (7.92%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 7 (6.93%) KYC
10 6 (5.94%) Project Management
11 5 (4.95%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.95%) Functional Testing
11 5 (4.95%) Information Security
11 5 (4.95%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (3.96%) E-Discovery
12 4 (3.96%) Test Management
12 4 (3.96%) Validation
12 4 (3.96%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.94%) SQL
2 2 (1.98%) C#
2 2 (1.98%) Java
2 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.98%) VBA
3 1 (0.99%) Perl
3 1 (0.99%) PHP
3 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.99%) Python
3 1 (0.99%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) ISEB
1 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.96%) Degree
3 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.99%) PMP
4 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) FATCA
2 3 (2.97%) MiFID
3 2 (1.98%) PMO
4 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.99%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.99%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.99%) FTK
2 1 (0.99%) Kibana
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.95%) HP
3 4 (3.96%) Cisco
4 3 (2.97%) Avaya
5 2 (1.98%) CollabNet
5 2 (1.98%) Misys
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle
5 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.99%) Citrix
6 1 (0.99%) EMC
6 1 (0.99%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.99%) NICE Systems
6 1 (0.99%) Nuix
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.99%) VMware