Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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.

Investment Banking
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 106 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 -30 -5
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 14 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.88% 0.066% 0.74%
As % of the General category 2.77% 0.20% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 7
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £425 £217
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +95.87% -39.73%
10th Percentile £298 £425 £202
90th Percentile £525 £425 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £217
% change year-on-year -2.94% +95.87% -48.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Investment 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 506 490 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.78% 32.19% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 338 309
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £218 £246 £247
90th Percentile £538 £575 £527
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 £17.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Apache Solr
4 4 (28.57%) E-Discovery
4 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (21.43%) MiFID
5 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
5 3 (21.43%) FATCA
5 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
5 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
5 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
6 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Product Management
6 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 2 (14.29%) JIRA

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 4 (28.57%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) EDRMS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XML Messaging
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Lucene
2 1 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) E-Discovery
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
2 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
2 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Records Management
4 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) FATCA
1 3 (21.43%) MiFID
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) FTK
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) GoldenSource
2 1 (7.14%) Nuix