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 24 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.

Investment Banking
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 66 57
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.16% 0.49% 1.31%
As % of the General category 3.38% 1.39% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £463 £217
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +113.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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 207 287 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 34.27% 34.87% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 212 186
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 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £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 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 5 (50.00%) E-Discovery
4 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (30.00%) Behavioural Change
5 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) Back Office
5 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Product Management
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) VBA
7 1 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Legal
7 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Tomcat

Investment 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 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (30.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Transition Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Investment Management
2 5 (50.00%) E-Discovery
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Behavioural Change
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Nuix