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 28 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.

Banking
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 82 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs citing Banking 38 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.71% 1.75% 2.25%
As % of the General category 5.89% 6.91% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 37
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £262 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +0.93% -1.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £10.44 £10.44
% change year-on-year +24.16% -  

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 645 695 772
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.01% 25.40% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 401 391
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 63
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.81 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.70% -33.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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
Birmingham -14 21 £413 -5.71% 10
Coventry +4 6 £475 +11.76%
Warwickshire +3 5 £480 +23.87%
Wolverhampton - 1 £425 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 49 (62.03%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) SQL
3 13 (16.46%) Retail
4 10 (12.66%) Project Management
4 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (11.39%) Retail Banking
5 9 (11.39%) Migration
5 9 (11.39%) Oracle
6 8 (10.13%) SAS
6 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.13%) Degree
7 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking
7 7 (8.86%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.86%) SAP
7 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (7.59%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (7.59%) Credit Risk
8 6 (7.59%) Investment Management
8 6 (7.59%) Data Quality
9 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Data Management
9 5 (6.33%) Teradata
9 5 (6.33%) Six Sigma
9 5 (6.33%) Back Office
9 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.33%) Scrum
9 5 (6.33%) ITIL
9 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2

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 8 (10.13%) SAS
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
2 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.53%) JBoss
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.53%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.53%) SAP FSCM
1 2 (2.53%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.27%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Network Security
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) ATM
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) SSH
3 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.06%) Data Mart
3 4 (5.06%) DB2
4 3 (3.80%) Base SAS
4 3 (3.80%) Big Data
4 3 (3.80%) QlikView
5 2 (2.53%) Informix
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (2.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Selenium
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (62.03%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Retail
3 9 (11.39%) Retail Banking
4 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.33%) Back Office
6 4 (5.06%) Legal
6 4 (5.06%) Marketing
7 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.27%) Automotive
9 1 (1.27%) Electronics
9 1 (1.27%) Front Office
9 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Analyst
2 16 (20.25%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Architect
5 6 (7.59%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Consultant
6 5 (6.33%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Transition Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Data Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Scrum Master
9 2 (2.53%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.53%) J2EE
3 2 (2.53%) LAMP
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) HTML5
4 1 (1.27%) JDBC
4 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.53%) AS400
4 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Unix
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) AIX
4 1 (1.27%) Solaris
4 1 (1.27%) SUSE
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (12.66%) Project Management
2 9 (11.39%) Migration
3 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.86%) Business Analysis
5 6 (7.59%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (7.59%) Investment Management
6 5 (6.33%) Change Management
6 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.33%) Data Management
6 5 (6.33%) ETL
6 5 (6.33%) ITIL
6 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.33%) Scrum
6 5 (6.33%) Six Sigma
7 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.06%) Data Governance
7 4 (5.06%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) Java
3 3 (3.80%) Perl
4 2 (2.53%) C
4 2 (2.53%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) MUMPS
4 2 (2.53%) RPG
4 2 (2.53%) RPG IV
4 2 (2.53%) SAS Macro
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.53%) VBA
5 1 (1.27%) Korn
5 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ISEB
2 2 (2.53%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.53%) PMP
3 1 (1.27%) CISM
3 1 (1.27%) CISSP
3 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.80%) PMO
3 2 (2.53%) Basel II
3 2 (2.53%) GDPR
4 1 (1.27%) COBIT
4 1 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.27%) SEPA
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Control-M
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) SAP
3 5 (6.33%) Teradata
4 3 (3.80%) IBM
4 3 (3.80%) Informatica
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.53%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.53%) Avaya
5 2 (2.53%) CA
5 2 (2.53%) Cognos
5 2 (2.53%) EMC
5 2 (2.53%) Netezza
5 2 (2.53%) NICE Systems
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.53%) Trillium
6 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.27%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) Pega
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