Period
to 24 June 2018

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 6 months to 24 June 2018 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
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 93 93
Rank change year-on-year -29 0 -42
Contract jobs citing Banking 69 85 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.41% 1.97% 1.98%
As % of the General category 5.53% 6.56% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 85
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £280
90th Percentile £520 £518 £525
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% -20.97%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,247 1,296 1,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.44% 30.03% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 771 895
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 61 46
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.89 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.91% +13.95% -25.06%
10th Percentile £12.14 £13.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £39.88 £51.50 £38.88
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +16.67%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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 6 months to 24 June 2018. 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
Birmingham -38 31 £410 +0.92% 6
Coventry -18 8 £435 -3.33% 2
Wolverhampton +2 3 £413 -2.94%
Warwickshire -8 3 £525 +12.90%
Worcestershire -7 2 £500 +29.03%
Solihull - 1 £325 - 1
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Banking.

1 41 (59.42%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) Java
4 9 (13.04%) Project Management
4 9 (13.04%) Retail
4 9 (13.04%) Spring
4 9 (13.04%) REST
4 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.04%) Spring Boot
5 8 (11.59%) Online Banking
5 8 (11.59%) Migration
5 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
5 8 (11.59%) SQL
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle
6 7 (10.14%) Web Services
6 7 (10.14%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (8.70%) Java EE
7 6 (8.70%) JPA
7 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 6 (8.70%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) SOAP
7 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
7 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.70%) Java 8
7 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (7.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (7.25%) .NET

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 2 (2.90%) Apache
1 2 (2.90%) IIS
1 2 (2.90%) JBoss
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (2.90%) SAS
1 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Actimize
1 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) VoIP
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
2 1 (1.45%) PBX
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.80%) Big Data
5 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.35%) Hazelcast
5 3 (4.35%) Impala
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.35%) QlikView
5 3 (4.35%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.90%) MySQL
7 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.45%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.35%) Gradle
1 3 (4.35%) IntelliJ
1 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.35%) JProfiler
1 3 (4.35%) JUnit
1 3 (4.35%) Maven
1 3 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 41 (59.42%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Retail
3 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Developer
1 15 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Banking Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.90%) IAM Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) React Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Scrum Master
8 2 (2.90%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) REST
1 9 (13.04%) Spring
1 9 (13.04%) Spring Boot
2 7 (10.14%) Web Services
3 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
3 6 (8.70%) Java EE
3 6 (8.70%) JPA
3 6 (8.70%) SOAP
4 5 (7.25%) .NET
4 5 (7.25%) J2EE
5 4 (5.80%) React
6 3 (4.35%) CSS
6 3 (4.35%) HTML
7 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.90%) LAMP
8 1 (1.45%) Middleware
8 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.45%) XML
8 1 (1.45%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Online Banking
2 7 (10.14%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (5.80%) User Experience
4 3 (4.35%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.45%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
1 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (13.04%) Project Management
3 8 (11.59%) Migration
4 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (8.70%) Scrum
5 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.80%) Front End Development
6 4 (5.80%) TDD
7 3 (4.35%) Microservices
7 3 (4.35%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (4.35%) OO
7 3 (4.35%) RAD
7 3 (4.35%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) Java
2 8 (11.59%) SQL
3 6 (8.70%) Java 8
4 3 (4.35%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.90%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) Caml Language
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) ISEB
1 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.45%) CCSA
2 1 (1.45%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Ambari
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Perforce
3 3 (4.35%) Tableau
4 2 (2.90%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.90%) BT
4 2 (2.90%) Dynatrace
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.45%) Avaya
5 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) F5
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Informatica
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) VMware