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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 88 95 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.57% 53.37% 57.52%
As % of the General category 69.29% 76.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 30
Median daily rate £450 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £283 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +21.21%
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
127 124 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 72.99% 69.66% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 84 36
Median daily rate £438 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £628 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £27.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% -22.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 September 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 September 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 42 (31.82%) Banking
2 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.00%) Project Management
4 30 (22.73%) Java
5 26 (19.70%) MS Excel
5 26 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (17.42%) Change Management
7 20 (15.15%) SQL
7 20 (15.15%) Windows
8 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
9 18 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 16 (12.12%) Degree
11 15 (11.36%) MS Office
11 15 (11.36%) Retail
12 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (9.85%) Time Management
13 13 (9.85%) Active Directory
14 12 (9.09%) ITIL
14 12 (9.09%) Oracle
14 12 (9.09%) Scrum
15 11 (8.33%) SharePoint
15 11 (8.33%) Citrix
16 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (7.58%) Validation
16 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
16 10 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
17 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
17 9 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
18 8 (6.06%) Spring

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.55%) CMS
2 6 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.79%) SAS
3 5 (3.79%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.03%) Apache
4 4 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.27%) IIS
5 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.52%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.52%) Mule
6 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.36%) MS Office
3 9 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.06%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.03%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.76%) Beauchamp
3 1 (0.76%) Eikon
3 1 (0.76%) Global One
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.27%) Office 365
3 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) Ethernet
1 7 (5.30%) Internet
1 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
1 7 (5.30%) Wireless
2 6 (4.55%) Skype
3 2 (1.52%) Firewall
3 2 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.76%) LAN
4 1 (0.76%) MPLS
4 1 (0.76%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.27%) Base SAS
4 3 (2.27%) Big Data
4 3 (2.27%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.52%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.52%) HBase
5 2 (1.52%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.52%) OLAP
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) JUnit
2 1 (0.76%) Log4j
2 1 (0.76%) Maven
2 1 (0.76%) NUnit
2 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (31.82%) Banking
2 15 (11.36%) Retail
3 7 (5.30%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.55%) Marketing
4 6 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.79%) Front Office
6 4 (3.03%) Billing
7 2 (1.52%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.52%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (27.27%) Analyst
2 23 (17.42%) Developer
2 23 (17.42%) Project Manager
3 22 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.58%) Architect
4 10 (7.58%) Consultant
5 7 (5.30%) IT Manager
5 7 (5.30%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 6 (4.55%) Banking Project Manager
6 6 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (3.79%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) Desktop Support
7 5 (3.79%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 5 (3.79%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) Senior Desktop Support
7 5 (3.79%) Support Team Leader
7 5 (3.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) Spring
2 7 (5.30%) HTML
3 6 (4.55%) jQuery
3 6 (4.55%) XML
3 6 (4.55%) XSD
3 6 (4.55%) XSLT
4 5 (3.79%) HTML5
4 5 (3.79%) J2EE
5 3 (2.27%) .NET
5 3 (2.27%) Middleware
5 3 (2.27%) Web Services
6 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.52%) Java EE
6 2 (1.52%) Kafka
6 2 (1.52%) MLlib
6 2 (1.52%) Spring Integration
7 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.76%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.30%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.03%) PMI
6 4 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.27%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) Derivative
8 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.52%) Equities
8 2 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.52%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.52%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.15%) Windows
2 7 (5.30%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.30%) Linux
2 7 (5.30%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.00%) Project Management
3 26 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (17.42%) Change Management
5 18 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (9.85%) Time Management
7 12 (9.09%) ITIL
7 12 (9.09%) Scrum
8 10 (7.58%) Risk Management
8 10 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (7.58%) Validation
9 8 (6.06%) Analytics
9 8 (6.06%) Content Management
9 8 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.06%) ETL
9 8 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.06%) Project Planning
10 7 (5.30%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.73%) Java
2 20 (15.15%) SQL
3 5 (3.79%) C#
4 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.03%) Python
4 4 (3.03%) XPath
4 4 (3.03%) XQuery
5 3 (2.27%) C
5 3 (2.27%) SAS Macro
5 3 (2.27%) Scala
6 2 (1.52%) Clojure
7 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) R
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (12.12%) Degree
2 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.30%) A+ Certification
3 7 (5.30%) ACDT
3 7 (5.30%) ACHDS
3 7 (5.30%) ACTC
3 7 (5.30%) MCDST
3 7 (5.30%) MCP
3 7 (5.30%) MCSA
3 7 (5.30%) MCSE
3 7 (5.30%) MCSM
3 7 (5.30%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.27%) CISA
5 3 (2.27%) CISM
5 3 (2.27%) CISSP
5 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) CCNA
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) FATCA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.30%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.52%) Docker
4 1 (0.76%) HDFS
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) vCloud
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Ansible
1 1 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) Oracle
3 11 (8.33%) Citrix
4 7 (5.30%) Adobe
4 7 (5.30%) Apple
5 6 (4.55%) Lotus
5 6 (4.55%) SAP
6 5 (3.79%) hybris
7 4 (3.03%) IBM
7 4 (3.03%) Polycom
8 3 (2.27%) HP
8 3 (2.27%) Remedy
8 3 (2.27%) Sybase
8 3 (2.27%) Symantec
9 2 (1.52%) Cisco
9 2 (1.52%) GoldenSource
9 2 (1.52%) Informatica
9 2 (1.52%) OpenText
9 2 (1.52%) Pega
9 2 (1.52%) TIBCO