The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
England / South West
Rank - 131 135
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the General category - 0.77% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £383 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.27%  
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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 852 910 1007
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.79% 31.46% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 620 678
Median daily rate £388 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 66 28
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £57.00 £44.15
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in the South West

Investment Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Banking in the South West

Investment Banking
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) International Banking

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) FX Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering