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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 66 82 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 51.16% 59.85% 60.91%
As % of the General category 73.33% 75.93% 87.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 65 59
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £322 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £565 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +63.63%

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
90 108 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 69.77% 78.83% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 84 63
Median daily rate £550 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £614 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 58 (37.66%) Banking
2 50 (32.47%) Java
3 40 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (20.13%) SQL
5 26 (16.88%) Degree
6 25 (16.23%) Project Management
7 23 (14.94%) MS Excel
8 22 (14.29%) Front Office
8 22 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (13.64%) Investment Banking
9 21 (13.64%) Windows
10 20 (12.99%) HTML
11 19 (12.34%) Spring
12 17 (11.04%) Scrum
12 17 (11.04%) Change Management
13 16 (10.39%) Active Directory
13 16 (10.39%) Citrix
13 16 (10.39%) Linux
14 15 (9.74%) Unix
14 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
14 15 (9.74%) ITIL
14 15 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (9.09%) MS Office
15 14 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 13 (8.44%) Oracle
16 13 (8.44%) HTML5
17 12 (7.79%) CSS
17 12 (7.79%) Python
17 12 (7.79%) Validation
18 11 (7.14%) Management Information System

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 7 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 7 (4.55%) CMS
1 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.90%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.25%) Apache
4 4 (2.60%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.60%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.60%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.95%) SAS
5 3 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.30%) IIS
6 2 (1.30%) JBoss
6 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 23 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.09%) MS Office
3 8 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.55%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.90%) MS Project
6 2 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.60%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.25%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.95%) Office 365
3 2 (1.30%) Akamai
3 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) Ethernet
1 8 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.55%) Internet
2 7 (4.55%) Wireless
3 4 (2.60%) Skype
4 2 (1.30%) Firewall
4 2 (1.30%) LAN
4 2 (1.30%) MPLS
4 2 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.30%) SAN
4 2 (1.30%) SSL
4 2 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (0.65%) FTP
5 1 (0.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) ICMP
5 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.65%) POP3
5 1 (0.65%) SMTP
5 1 (0.65%) SNMP
5 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) Big Data
2 8 (5.19%) Hadoop
2 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.55%) DB2
3 7 (4.55%) MarkLogic
3 7 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.25%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.60%) Impala
5 4 (2.60%) Riak
6 3 (1.95%) Base SAS
6 3 (1.95%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.30%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.30%) HBase
7 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.60%) JIRA
4 3 (1.95%) JUnit
4 3 (1.95%) Maven
4 3 (1.95%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.30%) Gradle
5 2 (1.30%) Grunt
5 2 (1.30%) gulp
5 2 (1.30%) jspm
5 2 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.30%) NUnit
5 2 (1.30%) Selenium
5 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.65%) Hudson
6 1 (0.65%) Mockito
6 1 (0.65%) Spock
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (37.66%) Banking
2 22 (14.29%) Front Office
3 21 (13.64%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.49%) Retail
5 7 (4.55%) Marketing
6 5 (3.25%) Legal
7 4 (2.60%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.30%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.65%) Back Office
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (29.22%) Developer
2 28 (18.18%) Analyst
3 24 (15.58%) Project Manager
4 22 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 17 (11.04%) Business Analyst
6 12 (7.79%) Architect
7 8 (5.19%) Agile Developer
7 8 (5.19%) Front Office Developer
7 8 (5.19%) HTML Developer
8 7 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Consultant
9 6 (3.90%) Banking Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (3.25%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.25%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 5 (3.25%) Desktop Team Leader
10 5 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.99%) HTML
2 19 (12.34%) Spring
3 13 (8.44%) HTML5
4 12 (7.79%) CSS
5 10 (6.49%) XML
6 9 (5.84%) .NET
6 9 (5.84%) AngularJS
7 8 (5.19%) Kafka
8 7 (4.55%) J2EE
8 7 (4.55%) jQuery
8 7 (4.55%) XSLT
9 6 (3.90%) JMS
9 6 (3.90%) SOAP
9 6 (3.90%) XSD
10 5 (3.25%) CSS3
10 5 (3.25%) Web Services
11 4 (2.60%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.60%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.60%) JSON
11 4 (2.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.55%) Derivative
4 7 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.90%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.90%) Market Risk
6 5 (3.25%) User Experience
6 5 (3.25%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.60%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.95%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.95%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.64%) Windows
2 16 (10.39%) Linux
3 15 (9.74%) Unix
4 10 (6.49%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.60%) Android
6 4 (2.60%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.23%) Project Management
3 22 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.04%) Change Management
4 17 (11.04%) Scrum
5 15 (9.74%) ITIL
6 12 (7.79%) Validation
7 11 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 11 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.14%) Time Management
8 10 (6.49%) Analytics
8 10 (6.49%) Risk Management
8 10 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (5.84%) Content Management
10 8 (5.19%) OO
10 8 (5.19%) SDLC
11 7 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.55%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (4.55%) Process Improvement
11 7 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.47%) Java
2 31 (20.13%) SQL
3 15 (9.74%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.79%) Python
5 8 (5.19%) Perl
5 8 (5.19%) Scala
6 7 (4.55%) C#
7 5 (3.25%) R
8 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.60%) C
8 4 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.60%) XPath
9 3 (1.95%) SAS Macro
9 3 (1.95%) XQuery
10 2 (1.30%) C++
10 2 (1.30%) Clojure
11 1 (0.65%) Korn
11 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (16.88%) Degree
2 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 7 (4.55%) ACDT
3 7 (4.55%) ACHDS
3 7 (4.55%) ACTC
3 7 (4.55%) MCDST
3 7 (4.55%) MCP
3 7 (4.55%) MCSA
3 7 (4.55%) MCSE
3 7 (4.55%) MCSM
3 7 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.30%) CCNA
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) QA
3 2 (1.30%) FATCA
4 1 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.65%) EMIR
4 1 (0.65%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.30%) Docker
3 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.30%) vCloud
3 2 (1.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) GPFS
4 1 (0.65%) HDFS
4 1 (0.65%) LXC
4 1 (0.65%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (3.25%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
3 1 (0.65%) MOM
3 1 (0.65%) Nagios
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (10.39%) Citrix
2 14 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.44%) Oracle
4 9 (5.84%) Adobe
5 8 (5.19%) hybris
5 8 (5.19%) SAP
5 8 (5.19%) Sybase
6 7 (4.55%) Apple
6 7 (4.55%) HP
7 6 (3.90%) Lotus
8 5 (3.25%) IBM
9 4 (2.60%) Cisco
10 3 (1.95%) OpenText
10 3 (1.95%) Polycom
10 3 (1.95%) Remedy
10 3 (1.95%) Symantec
11 2 (1.30%) GoldenSource
11 2 (1.30%) Infragistics
11 2 (1.30%) Tableau
11 2 (1.30%) VMware