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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 52 100 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 45.61% 60.61% 54.95%
As % of the General category 67.53% 84.75% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 61 39
Median daily rate £493 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Finance
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
77 118 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 67.54% 71.52% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 76 49
Median daily rate £493 £520 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% +18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Finance.

1 30 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (23.73%) Windows
3 27 (22.88%) Banking
4 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
5 21 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (16.95%) Project Management
6 20 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (14.41%) Retail
8 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
9 15 (12.71%) SQL
9 15 (12.71%) Oracle
9 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
10 11 (9.32%) Change Management
10 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
10 11 (9.32%) MS Office
10 11 (9.32%) Migration
11 10 (8.47%) C#
11 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.47%) Windows 10
11 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (7.63%) ETL
12 9 (7.63%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.63%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (6.78%) Risk Management
13 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.78%) ITIL
13 8 (6.78%) Linux
13 8 (6.78%) Java
14 7 (5.93%) .NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.54%) SAS
3 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.69%) Mule
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.32%) MS Office
3 9 (7.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.08%) MS Project
5 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Endur
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Eikon
2 1 (0.85%) Global One
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Yammer
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) Network Security
2 2 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.85%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.08%) DB2
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.69%) Big Data
6 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.69%) OLAP
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.85%) DataStax
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.54%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.69%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) JUnit
3 1 (0.85%) Log4j
3 1 (0.85%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) NUnit
3 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (22.88%) Banking
2 17 (14.41%) Retail
3 6 (5.08%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Marketing
4 4 (3.39%) Front Office
5 3 (2.54%) Billing
5 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.54%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (20.34%) Analyst
2 18 (15.25%) Developer
2 18 (15.25%) Project Manager
3 17 (14.41%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.71%) Architect
5 10 (8.47%) Consultant
6 9 (7.63%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.93%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.08%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Banking Project Manager
9 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (4.24%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.39%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.93%) .NET
2 4 (3.39%) Middleware
3 3 (2.54%) ATL
3 3 (2.54%) GWT
3 3 (2.54%) J2EE
3 3 (2.54%) MFC
3 3 (2.54%) Spring
3 3 (2.54%) Web Services
3 3 (2.54%) WPF
4 2 (1.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (1.69%) Spring Integration
4 2 (1.69%) STL
4 2 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.85%) HornetQ
5 1 (0.85%) JSTL
5 1 (0.85%) MDX
5 1 (0.85%) Spring.NET
5 1 (0.85%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (0.85%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (0.85%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.08%) PMI
3 3 (2.54%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.54%) Derivative
3 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.54%) Social Media
4 2 (1.69%) Equities
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.69%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.85%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.73%) Windows
2 10 (8.47%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.78%) Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Unix
5 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.69%) AIX
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.95%) Project Management
4 11 (9.32%) Change Management
4 11 (9.32%) Migration
5 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (7.63%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.63%) ETL
7 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.78%) ITIL
7 8 (6.78%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.93%) Service Management
9 6 (5.08%) Data Management
9 6 (5.08%) Scrum
10 5 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.24%) Information Security
10 5 (4.24%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.71%) SQL
2 10 (8.47%) C#
3 8 (6.78%) Java
4 5 (4.24%) C++
5 3 (2.54%) VC++
6 2 (1.69%) C
6 2 (1.69%) Go
6 2 (1.69%) Python
6 2 (1.69%) Ruby
6 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.85%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) Scala
7 1 (0.85%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) VBA
7 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.54%) CISA
2 3 (2.54%) CISM
2 3 (2.54%) CISSP
2 3 (2.54%) Degree
3 2 (1.69%) PMP
3 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) GIAC
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.85%) SANS
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Ansible
1 3 (2.54%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.54%) Puppet
1 3 (2.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) Tableau
4 3 (2.54%) Blue Coat
4 3 (2.54%) Forcepoint
4 3 (2.54%) Google
4 3 (2.54%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.54%) Symantec
5 2 (1.69%) Adobe
5 2 (1.69%) HP
5 2 (1.69%) IBM
5 2 (1.69%) Informatica
5 2 (1.69%) OpenLink
5 2 (1.69%) Pega
5 2 (1.69%) Splunk
5 2 (1.69%) Sybase
5 2 (1.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.85%) FactSet
6 1 (0.85%) New Relic
6 1 (0.85%) Sencha