Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 187 210
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23 +11
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 22 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the General category 1.44% 0.94% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 13
North West median daily rate £425 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -20.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £247 £163 £363
90th Percentile £613 £444 £920
England median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £19.50 -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year - -5.36% -60.38%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,523 1,915 2,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 25.91% 34.14% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1,210 1,422
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 90 82
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.89 £23.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.04% -8.50% -21.62%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £47.45 £53.28
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.44 £23.72
% change year-on-year -11.12% +11.49% +3.11%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in the North West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -1 10 £425 +21.43% 4
Manchester -8 8 £400 +49.53% 3
Merseyside +15 4 £444 +7.58%
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 North West region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (59.09%) Law
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Wealth Management
4 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (18.18%) Legal
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (13.64%) React
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (13.64%) SOLID
9 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) Practice Management
9 3 (13.64%) C#
9 3 (13.64%) CRM
9 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
9 3 (13.64%) Ninject

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) Jetty
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Extranet
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) NAS
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) OLTP
3 1 (4.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) Gradle
1 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (59.09%) Law
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Legal
5 2 (9.09%) Front Office
5 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) React Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Python Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
1 3 (13.64%) Ninject
1 3 (13.64%) React
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) JMS
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) JSP
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
4 1 (4.55%) PMI
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
1 9 (40.91%) Wealth Management
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (13.64%) Document Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Practice Management
5 3 (13.64%) SOLID
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Records Management
6 2 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (4.55%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCIE
1 1 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) MOS
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Dell
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec
2 1 (4.55%) Trustwave