Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 45 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +25
Contract jobs citing Banking 30 9 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.19% 1.78% 3.26%
As % of the General category 7.04% 3.64% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 28
10th Percentile £213 £331 £321
25th Percentile £260 £350 £374
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £375 £425
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% -11.76% +3.34%
75th Percentile £475 £405 £500
90th Percentile £563 £432 £608
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £401 £425
% change year-on-year -9.66% -5.59% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.78 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.78 - -

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 426 247 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 45.37% 48.72% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 156 458
10th Percentile £186 £166 £190
25th Percentile £313 £317 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £423 £425
Median % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% -
75th Percentile £500 £541 £500
90th Percentile £588 £656 £588
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £435
% change year-on-year - -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 24
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
25th Percentile £12.28 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.41 £19.00 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -8.36% +7.04% +18.33%
75th Percentile £18.00 £21.14 £19.25
90th Percentile £21.35 £43.75 £21.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.55% -5.71% +16.67%

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021, 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 23 (76.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Microservices
4 4 (13.33%) React
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 4 (13.33%) Escalation Management
4 4 (13.33%) Social Skills
5 3 (10.00%) Service Design
5 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Development
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (10.00%) Redux
5 3 (10.00%) npm
5 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (10.00%) JDBC
5 3 (10.00%) Progress
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) JUnit
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) COBOL
5 3 (10.00%) HTML

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 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Azure
2 3 (10.00%) npm
3 1 (3.33%) AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Pipelines
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (10.00%) SMS
2 1 (3.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
1 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
1 3 (10.00%) JUnit
1 3 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 23 (76.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Social Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Manual Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) React
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) JDBC
2 3 (10.00%) JPA
2 3 (10.00%) Redux
2 3 (10.00%) RESTful
2 3 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (10.00%) Wiki
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Microservices
3 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Escalation Management
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Development
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (10.00%) SDLC
4 3 (10.00%) Service Design
4 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) COBOL
2 3 (10.00%) ES6
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) Kiali
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
1 3 (10.00%) Progress
1 3 (10.00%) Teradata
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft