The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Banking
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 73 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 -29  
Contract jobs citing Banking 47 65 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.31% 2.16% 3.82%
As % of the General category 8.06% 8.28% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 53 68
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £321 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.82 £10.44
% change year-on-year +32.45% -5.98%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 583 785 815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.71% 26.07% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 488 489
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 41
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +9.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the West Midlands

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in the West Midlands

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in the West Midlands

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in the West Midlands

Banking
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Birmingham +13 34 £400 +6.66% 7
Warwickshire +4 5 £413 +7.84% 1
Coventry +12 2 £350 -22.30% 2
Shropshire - 1 £475 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Banking.

1 57 (67.06%) Finance
2 24 (28.24%) Retail
3 18 (21.18%) Retail Banking
4 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.94%) Scrum
5 11 (12.94%) SQL
5 11 (12.94%) Investment Banking
5 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (10.59%) Project Management
7 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Investment Management
8 7 (8.24%) Migration
9 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
9 6 (7.06%) SAS
9 6 (7.06%) E-Discovery
9 6 (7.06%) Defect Management
9 6 (7.06%) SDLC
10 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
10 5 (5.88%) Apache Solr
10 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.88%) Degree
10 5 (5.88%) HP
10 5 (5.88%) Oracle
10 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
10 5 (5.88%) CRM
10 5 (5.88%) Legal
10 5 (5.88%) Change Management
11 4 (4.71%) Financial Institution

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (7.06%) SAS
2 5 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.53%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.18%) Drupal
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Actimize
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Skype
2 2 (2.35%) LDAP
2 2 (2.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) CTI
3 1 (1.18%) H.323
3 1 (1.18%) PBX
3 1 (1.18%) SMS
3 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) Data Mart
2 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.71%) DB2
3 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (2.35%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.35%) Informix
4 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.18%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.18%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
5 1 (1.18%) QlikView
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) Selenium
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.18%) GoCD
3 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (67.06%) Finance
2 24 (28.24%) Retail
3 18 (21.18%) Retail Banking
4 11 (12.94%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.88%) Legal
7 4 (4.71%) Financial Institution
7 4 (4.71%) Marketing
8 3 (3.53%) Back Office
9 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
10 1 (1.18%) Electronics
10 1 (1.18%) Front Office
10 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
10 1 (1.18%) Local Government
10 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) Business Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Architect
3 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 5 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.71%) Consultant
5 4 (4.71%) IT Manager
5 4 (4.71%) Scrum Master
5 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
5 4 (4.71%) Technical Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.53%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Test Coordinator
6 3 (3.53%) Test Leader
6 3 (3.53%) Transition Manager
7 2 (2.35%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (2.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
1 4 (4.71%) HTML
2 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) Django
4 1 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.18%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.18%) Kafka
4 1 (1.18%) Lucene
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.53%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) AS400
5 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) IVR
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.94%) Scrum
3 9 (10.59%) Project Management
4 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (8.24%) Investment Management
5 7 (8.24%) Migration
6 6 (7.06%) Defect Management
6 6 (7.06%) E-Discovery
6 6 (7.06%) SDLC
6 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.88%) Change Management
7 5 (5.88%) CRM
7 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.71%) Data Management
8 4 (4.71%) ITIL
8 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.71%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (4.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) C#
3 2 (2.35%) Java
3 2 (2.35%) PHP
3 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) Python
3 2 (2.35%) RPG
3 2 (2.35%) RPG IV
3 2 (2.35%) SAS Macro
3 2 (2.35%) VBA
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PMP
4 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.53%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) Basel II
3 2 (2.35%) PMO
4 1 (1.18%) COBIT
4 1 (1.18%) GDPR
4 1 (1.18%) SEPA
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.18%) FTK
2 1 (1.18%) Kibana
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) HP
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) Teradata
3 3 (3.53%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) Avaya
4 2 (2.35%) CA
4 2 (2.35%) Cognos
4 2 (2.35%) IBM
4 2 (2.35%) Informatica
4 2 (2.35%) Netezza
4 2 (2.35%) NICE Systems
4 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.35%) Trillium
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) CollabNet
5 1 (1.18%) EMC
5 1 (1.18%) NetApp
5 1 (1.18%) Nuix
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