Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Investment Banking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 195 166
Rank change year-on-year +30 -29 -24
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 10 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.77% 0.83% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £217
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +118.91% -56.60%
10th Percentile £350 £413 £195
90th Percentile £670 £523 £523
England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £32.00
% change year-on-year +4.28% -41.56% +6.67%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1300 1566 1617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.31% 26.15% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 959 931
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £257 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £558 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 104
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.48 £19.81 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.58% -30.74% -9.94%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.72 £12.83
90th Percentile £51.50 £38.83 £41.00
England median hourly rate £24.49 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.03% +11.11% -

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in the West Midlands

Investment 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 Investment Banking in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in the West Midlands

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in the West Midlands

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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 +11 9 £500 +5.26% 3
Coventry - 1 £500 -
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 5 (50.00%) E-Discovery
4 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) Behavioural Change
6 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
6 1 (10.00%) Lucene
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Statistics

Investment 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 5 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Transition Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 5 (50.00%) E-Discovery
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Behavioural Change
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Product Management
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Nuix