The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 69 99 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 61.06% 47.14% 40.34%
As % of the General category 83.13% 66.00% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 84 131
Average daily rate
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£388 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £315 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
83 150 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 73.45% 71.43% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 115 226
Average daily rate £373 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.42 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.41% -14.34%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 39 (27.46%) Project Management
2 27 (19.01%) Marketing
3 25 (17.61%) Adobe
4 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
5 22 (15.49%) Java
5 22 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (13.38%) Banking
8 18 (12.68%) MS Office
8 18 (12.68%) hybris
8 18 (12.68%) Adobe CQ
9 16 (11.27%) Social Media
9 16 (11.27%) SAP
9 16 (11.27%) HTML
9 16 (11.27%) Migration
9 16 (11.27%) Degree
10 15 (10.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 15 (10.56%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (10.56%) PRINCE2
10 15 (10.56%) Windows
10 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
10 15 (10.56%) E-Commerce
10 15 (10.56%) SharePoint
11 14 (9.86%) Analytics
12 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (9.15%) Publishing
13 12 (8.45%) Scrum
13 12 (8.45%) Internet
14 11 (7.75%) C
14 11 (7.75%) Oracle

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (12.68%) Adobe CQ
2 15 (10.56%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.04%) CMS
4 7 (4.93%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.82%) Apache
6 3 (2.11%) Lync
7 2 (1.41%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.70%) GemFire
8 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (12.68%) MS Office
2 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (7.75%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.82%) MS Project
5 3 (2.11%) Acrobat
5 3 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.11%) InDesign
6 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (10.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.41%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) Internet
2 10 (7.04%) Intranet
3 7 (4.93%) Firewall
4 4 (2.82%) Wireless
4 4 (2.82%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (2.82%) Network Security
5 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.11%) LAN
5 3 (2.11%) WAN
6 2 (1.41%) PSTN
7 1 (0.70%) HTTP
7 1 (0.70%) SNMP
7 1 (0.70%) VPN
7 1 (0.70%) SAN
7 1 (0.70%) MPLS
7 1 (0.70%) BGP
7 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.70%) TETRA
7 1 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.41%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.41%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.70%) QlikView
5 1 (0.70%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQLBase
5 1 (0.70%) OLAP
5 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) JDeveloper
2 2 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
3 1 (0.70%) Selenium
3 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) Grunt
3 1 (0.70%) Bower
General
1 27 (19.01%) Marketing
2 19 (13.38%) Banking
3 13 (9.15%) Publishing
4 11 (7.75%) Telecoms
5 10 (7.04%) Retail
6 5 (3.52%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.11%) Front Office
7 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.41%) Back Office
8 2 (1.41%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.41%) Billing
8 2 (1.41%) Czech Language
8 2 (1.41%) Polish Language
8 2 (1.41%) Turkish Language
9 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.70%) Legal
9 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (22.54%) Developer
2 22 (15.49%) Analyst
2 22 (15.49%) Project Manager
3 10 (7.04%) Coordinator
3 10 (7.04%) Marketing Manager
4 9 (6.34%) Business Analyst
5 7 (4.93%) Consultant
6 6 (4.23%) Support Analyst
6 6 (4.23%) Java Developer
7 5 (3.52%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (2.82%) SQL Developer
8 4 (2.82%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (2.82%) Communications Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Release Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Account Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Architect
8 4 (2.82%) Marketing Project Manager
8 4 (2.82%) IT Support
9 3 (2.11%) Content Manager
9 3 (2.11%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.27%) HTML
2 10 (7.04%) Spring
3 3 (2.11%) .NET
3 3 (2.11%) CSS
3 3 (2.11%) Web Services
3 3 (2.11%) XML
4 2 (1.41%) HTML5
4 2 (1.41%) CSS3
4 2 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.41%) MCollective
5 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.70%) XSD
5 1 (0.70%) XSL
5 1 (0.70%) JMS
5 1 (0.70%) WSDL
5 1 (0.70%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.70%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.70%) SOAP
5 1 (0.70%) WCF
5 1 (0.70%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Social Media
2 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.75%) Wiki
4 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.04%) Visualisation
5 8 (5.63%) Digital Media
5 8 (5.63%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.11%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.11%) PMI
8 2 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.41%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.41%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.41%) Equities
8 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.41%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) Windows
2 11 (7.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.93%) Linux
4 6 (4.23%) UNIX
5 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.46%) Project Management
2 22 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (11.27%) Migration
5 15 (10.56%) PRINCE2
5 15 (10.56%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.86%) Analytics
7 12 (8.45%) Scrum
8 11 (7.75%) Content Management
8 11 (7.75%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.63%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (5.63%) Change Management
10 7 (4.93%) ITIL
10 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.52%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.52%) Network Design
12 5 (3.52%) ETL
12 5 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (2.82%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.49%) Java
2 11 (7.75%) C
3 10 (7.04%) SQL
4 8 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.52%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.82%) Scala
7 3 (2.11%) Python
8 2 (1.41%) R
8 2 (1.41%) Ruby
8 2 (1.41%) C#
9 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (11.27%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.93%) PMP
4 2 (1.41%) CCVP
4 2 (1.41%) CISA
4 2 (1.41%) CCNP
4 2 (1.41%) CISSP
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.11%) COBIT
1 3 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.70%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) MetaFrame
2 4 (2.82%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
3 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.82%) WSUS
1 4 (2.82%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.41%) Salt
2 2 (1.41%) Puppet
2 2 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Adobe
2 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.68%) hybris
4 16 (11.27%) SAP
5 11 (7.75%) Oracle
6 9 (6.34%) Cisco
7 6 (4.23%) McAfee
8 5 (3.52%) Dell
9 4 (2.82%) Citrix
9 4 (2.82%) CA
9 4 (2.82%) Veritas
9 4 (2.82%) IBM
9 4 (2.82%) Radware
9 4 (2.82%) Reuters
9 4 (2.82%) Bloomberg
9 4 (2.82%) NetIQ
9 4 (2.82%) Symantec
9 4 (2.82%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.41%) Perforce
10 2 (1.41%) Aruba