The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 46 55
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 3 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 2.18% 0.28%
As % of the General category 1.60% 6.57% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
Median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Investment 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 188 213 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 29.42% 33.18% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 129 122
Median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £13.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +116.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.05 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Investment Management
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Back Office
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Behavioural Change
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) AppDynamics
4 2 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP

Investment Banking
Top Related 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Investment Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Behavioural Change
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft