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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 67 101 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 59.82% 48.10% 41.85%
As % of the General category 82.72% 66.45% 55.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 84 132
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 £341
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 £16.50 £17.33
% change year-on-year
- -4.78%
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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
81 152 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 72.32% 72.38% 75.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 115 229
Average daily rate £370 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £618
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 £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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 26 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 26 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 38 (27.74%) Project Management
2 26 (18.98%) Marketing
3 25 (18.25%) Adobe
4 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
4 23 (16.79%) Java
5 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (13.14%) MS Office
7 18 (13.14%) Banking
7 18 (13.14%) hybris
7 18 (13.14%) Adobe CQ
8 16 (11.68%) Migration
8 16 (11.68%) SAP
8 16 (11.68%) HTML
9 15 (10.95%) MS Excel
9 15 (10.95%) E-Commerce
9 15 (10.95%) SharePoint
9 15 (10.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 15 (10.95%) Social Media
9 15 (10.95%) Analytics
10 14 (10.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (10.22%) Degree
10 14 (10.22%) Windows
11 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2
11 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (8.76%) Business Analysis
12 12 (8.76%) Scrum
12 12 (8.76%) Publishing
13 11 (8.03%) C
14 10 (7.30%) SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (13.14%) Adobe CQ
2 15 (10.95%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.57%) CMS
4 7 (5.11%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.92%) Apache
6 3 (2.19%) Lync
7 2 (1.46%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.46%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.73%) GemFire
8 1 (0.73%) IIS
8 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.73%) SAS
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (13.14%) MS Office
2 15 (10.95%) MS Excel
3 14 (10.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (7.30%) Photoshop
5 5 (3.65%) MS Project
6 3 (2.19%) Acrobat
6 3 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (2.19%) InDesign
7 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (10.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.46%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.46%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.46%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) Internet
2 9 (6.57%) Intranet
3 5 (3.65%) Firewall
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (2.19%) Network Security
6 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.46%) LAN
6 2 (1.46%) PSTN
6 2 (1.46%) WAN
6 2 (1.46%) Wireless
7 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.73%) HTTP
7 1 (0.73%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.46%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.46%) Big Data
4 2 (1.46%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.73%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.73%) Cognos Metric Studio
5 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.73%) OLAP
5 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.73%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) JDeveloper
2 2 (1.46%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.46%) Bower
2 2 (1.46%) Grunt
2 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.73%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.73%) Selenium
3 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 26 (18.98%) Marketing
2 18 (13.14%) Banking
3 12 (8.76%) Publishing
4 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.30%) Retail
5 5 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.19%) Front Office
6 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.46%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.46%) Billing
7 2 (1.46%) Czech Language
7 2 (1.46%) Polish Language
7 2 (1.46%) Turkish Language
7 2 (1.46%) Back Office
7 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (24.09%) Developer
2 23 (16.79%) Project Manager
3 21 (15.33%) Analyst
4 10 (7.30%) Marketing Manager
5 9 (6.57%) Coordinator
5 9 (6.57%) Business Analyst
6 6 (4.38%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.38%) Consultant
7 5 (3.65%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (2.92%) SQL Developer
8 4 (2.92%) Communications Manager
8 4 (2.92%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Release Manager
8 4 (2.92%) Architect
8 4 (2.92%) Account Manager
8 4 (2.92%) Marketing Project Manager
8 4 (2.92%) IT Support
9 3 (2.19%) Content Manager
9 3 (2.19%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.68%) HTML
2 10 (7.30%) Spring
3 4 (2.92%) .NET
3 4 (2.92%) CSS
4 3 (2.19%) HTML5
4 3 (2.19%) CSS3
4 3 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.19%) Web Services
4 3 (2.19%) XML
5 2 (1.46%) MCollective
5 2 (1.46%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.73%) RESTful
6 1 (0.73%) XSD
6 1 (0.73%) XSL
6 1 (0.73%) SOAP
6 1 (0.73%) JMS
6 1 (0.73%) WSDL
6 1 (0.73%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.73%) jQuery
6 1 (0.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Social Media
2 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.30%) Wiki
3 10 (7.30%) Visualisation
4 9 (6.57%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.84%) Digital Media
6 7 (5.11%) Graphic Design
7 4 (2.92%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.92%) PMI
7 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.19%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.46%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.46%) Equities
9 2 (1.46%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.46%) RIA
9 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.22%) Windows
2 10 (7.30%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.38%) UNIX
3 6 (4.38%) Linux
4 3 (2.19%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.74%) Project Management
2 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (11.68%) Migration
5 15 (10.95%) E-Commerce
5 15 (10.95%) Analytics
6 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.76%) Business Analysis
7 12 (8.76%) Scrum
8 10 (7.30%) Content Management
9 8 (5.84%) Change Management
10 7 (5.11%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.11%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.65%) ITIL
12 5 (3.65%) ETL
12 5 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (3.65%) Network Design
13 4 (2.92%) Data Analysis
13 4 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.79%) Java
2 11 (8.03%) C
3 10 (7.30%) SQL
4 9 (6.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.65%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.92%) Scala
7 3 (2.19%) Python
8 2 (1.46%) Ruby
8 2 (1.46%) C#
8 2 (1.46%) R
9 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.22%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.11%) PMP
4 2 (1.46%) CCVP
4 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.46%) CCNP
4 2 (1.46%) CISSP
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.46%) CISA
5 1 (0.73%) CISM
5 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.46%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) COBIT
3 1 (0.73%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.73%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) MetaFrame
2 4 (2.92%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.92%) WSUS
1 4 (2.92%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.46%) Salt
2 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.46%) Puppet
3 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (18.25%) Adobe
2 23 (16.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.14%) hybris
4 16 (11.68%) SAP
5 10 (7.30%) Oracle
6 7 (5.11%) Cisco
7 5 (3.65%) McAfee
8 4 (2.92%) Radware
8 4 (2.92%) Reuters
8 4 (2.92%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.92%) NetIQ
8 4 (2.92%) Symantec
8 4 (2.92%) Dell
8 4 (2.92%) Citrix
8 4 (2.92%) CA
8 4 (2.92%) Veritas
8 4 (2.92%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.19%) IBM
9 3 (2.19%) Perforce
10 2 (1.46%) Google