Period
to 26 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 26 March 2019 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 98 104
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.71% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the General category 3.95% 1.98% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Wales median daily rate £350 - £413
10th Percentile £315 - £379
90th Percentile £385 - £436
UK median daily rate £575 £578 £575
% change year-on-year -0.43% +0.43% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £28.35
% change year-on-year - -47.08% -51.34%

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 304 253 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.98% 17.09% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 160 236
Wales median daily rate £418 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £165 £188
90th Percentile £614 £569 £553
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 16
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +50.00% -32.77%
10th Percentile £12.75 £15.00 £12.21
90th Percentile £47.24 £77.50 £40.25
UK median hourly rate £25.30 £26.78 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.53% +7.10% -9.09%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in Wales

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in Wales

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 26 March 2019. 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
South Wales -2 11 £331 -
North Wales - 1 £388 -
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (41.67%) Robotics
5 5 (41.67%) Machine Learning
5 5 (41.67%) Blue Prism
5 5 (41.67%) Robotic Process Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Automation Anywhere
5 5 (41.67%) UiPath
5 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (41.67%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Use Case

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) DSL
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) COM
4 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) JPA
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Security
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
4 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Robotics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Machine Learning
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Robotic Process Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Data Encryption
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Anywhere
2 5 (41.67%) Blue Prism
2 5 (41.67%) UiPath
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) VMware