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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 62 111 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.79% 59.68% 62.28%
As % of the General category 55.86% 84.09% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 84 33
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £21.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.48% +30.45%
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
111 132 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 73.03% 70.97% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 99 39
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 38 (33.04%) Banking
2 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.35%) Project Management
4 23 (20.00%) Java
4 23 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
7 16 (13.91%) SQL
8 15 (13.04%) Windows
8 15 (13.04%) Change Management
8 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (11.30%) Scrum
11 12 (10.43%) Retail
12 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
12 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
12 11 (9.57%) MS Office
12 11 (9.57%) PRINCE2
12 11 (9.57%) Degree
13 10 (8.70%) MS Project
13 10 (8.70%) Oracle
14 9 (7.83%) Active Directory
14 9 (7.83%) Content Management
14 9 (7.83%) MS PowerPoint
15 8 (6.96%) Business Analysis
15 8 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (6.96%) Time Management
16 7 (6.09%) Spring
16 7 (6.09%) Information Security
16 7 (6.09%) Service Management

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 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.35%) CMS
3 4 (3.48%) Apache
3 4 (3.48%) MS Project Server
4 3 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.61%) IIS
4 3 (2.61%) SAS
4 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.74%) Mule
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.87%) JBoss
6 1 (0.87%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.57%) MS Office
3 10 (8.70%) MS Project
4 9 (7.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) Beauchamp
2 1 (0.87%) Eikon
2 1 (0.87%) Global One
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.87%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.61%) Internet
1 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.61%) Wireless
2 2 (1.74%) Firewall
2 2 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.74%) Skype
2 2 (1.74%) SSL
3 1 (0.87%) LAN
3 1 (0.87%) MPLS
3 1 (0.87%) SAN
3 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.61%) DB2
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.74%) Big Data
5 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.74%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.74%) OLAP
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.87%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.87%) DataStax
6 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.87%) HBase
6 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.61%) SpecFlow
2 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.74%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.87%) JIRA
4 1 (0.87%) JUnit
4 1 (0.87%) Log4j
4 1 (0.87%) Maven
4 1 (0.87%) NUnit
4 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.87%) Subversion
4 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (33.04%) Banking
2 12 (10.43%) Retail
3 6 (5.22%) Marketing
4 5 (4.35%) Front Office
4 5 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Billing
6 2 (1.74%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (23.48%) Analyst
2 23 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 21 (18.26%) Developer
4 18 (15.65%) Business Analyst
5 14 (12.17%) Architect
6 9 (7.83%) IT Manager
7 7 (6.09%) Banking Project Manager
7 7 (6.09%) Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (4.35%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.48%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.48%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Transformation Manager
9 4 (3.48%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) Spring
2 5 (4.35%) HTML
2 5 (4.35%) J2EE
2 5 (4.35%) XML
2 5 (4.35%) XSD
2 5 (4.35%) XSLT
3 4 (3.48%) jQuery
4 3 (2.61%) .NET
4 3 (2.61%) HTML5
4 3 (2.61%) Web Services
5 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.74%) GWT
5 2 (1.74%) Kafka
5 2 (1.74%) Middleware
5 2 (1.74%) Spring Integration
6 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.87%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.87%) HornetQ
6 1 (0.87%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) PMI
3 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.74%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.74%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.87%) BYOD
7 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.87%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Linux
3 5 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) AIX
6 1 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Unix
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.35%) Project Management
3 23 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.04%) Change Management
5 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (11.30%) Scrum
7 11 (9.57%) PRINCE2
8 9 (7.83%) Content Management
9 8 (6.96%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.96%) Time Management
9 8 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.09%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.09%) ETL
10 7 (6.09%) Information Security
10 7 (6.09%) ITIL
10 7 (6.09%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.09%) Service Management
11 6 (5.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) Java
2 16 (13.91%) SQL
3 6 (5.22%) C#
4 4 (3.48%) XPath
4 4 (3.48%) XQuery
5 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.61%) Scala
6 2 (1.74%) C
6 2 (1.74%) Clojure
7 1 (0.87%) C++
7 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.87%) Perl
7 1 (0.87%) Python
7 1 (0.87%) R
7 1 (0.87%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.35%) CISA
3 5 (4.35%) CISM
3 5 (4.35%) CISSP
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.61%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.61%) ACDT
4 3 (2.61%) ACHDS
4 3 (2.61%) ACTC
4 3 (2.61%) MCDST
4 3 (2.61%) MCP
4 3 (2.61%) MCSA
4 3 (2.61%) MCSE
4 3 (2.61%) MCSM
4 3 (2.61%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.87%) CCNA
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.61%) QA
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.48%) Docker
3 3 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) vCloud
4 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Ansible
1 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle
3 5 (4.35%) Adobe
4 4 (3.48%) hybris
4 4 (3.48%) IBM
4 4 (3.48%) SAP
5 3 (2.61%) Apple
5 3 (2.61%) Citrix
5 3 (2.61%) Symantec
6 2 (1.74%) Akamai
6 2 (1.74%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.74%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.74%) HP
6 2 (1.74%) Informatica
6 2 (1.74%) Lotus
6 2 (1.74%) OpenText
6 2 (1.74%) Qualys
6 2 (1.74%) Remedy
6 2 (1.74%) Sybase
6 2 (1.74%) TIBCO