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 3 months to 29 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.

Investment Banking
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 144 149
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 7 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.81% 1.11% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £403 £400 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £390 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £700 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.23% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 864 1260 1336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 33.44% 32.57% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 784 698
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 52 66
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.54 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +26.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.91 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 4 £405 +1.25% 1
Cheshire +24 3 £340 - 1
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 18 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) WSUS
4 3 (16.67%) SCCM
4 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) Equities
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.56%) International Banking
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Babel
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) gulp
1 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.56%) Mocha
1 1 (5.56%) ProC
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 18 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum Master
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) FX Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Support Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) Django
2 1 (5.56%) Express
2 1 (5.56%) Handlebars
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) React
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (16.67%) OO
1 3 (16.67%) Scrum
1 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (11.11%) BDD
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) ATDD
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile First
3 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) User Stories
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Citrix
1 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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