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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 60 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 47.62% 56.00% 48.91%
As % of the General category 63.83% 81.16% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 64
Average daily rate £450 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £304 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +4.76%
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
94 69 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 74.60% 69.00% 72.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 56 88
Average daily rate £500 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £593 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 43 (25.15%) Windows
2 41 (23.98%) Banking
3 32 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (14.62%) SQL
6 24 (14.04%) Linux
7 22 (12.87%) Java
7 22 (12.87%) Project Management
7 22 (12.87%) Migration
8 21 (12.28%) Risk Management
9 20 (11.70%) Investment Banking
10 18 (10.53%) PMI Certification
11 17 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (9.36%) PMP
12 16 (9.36%) Microsoft
12 16 (9.36%) ITIL
13 15 (8.77%) Front Office
13 15 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 15 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (8.19%) Scrum
14 14 (8.19%) Retail
14 14 (8.19%) SQL Server
15 13 (7.60%) MS Excel
16 12 (7.02%) PRINCE2
16 12 (7.02%) Oracle
16 12 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (7.02%) Big Data
16 12 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (7.02%) QA
16 12 (7.02%) Windows 10

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (3.51%) Apache Spark
1 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.92%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.75%) SAS
3 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.58%) CMS
5 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) MS Office
3 6 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.75%) MS Project
5 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Endur
1 1 (0.58%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.09%) Yammer
3 6 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (3.51%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (3.51%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.75%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.17%) Office 365
6 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.09%) Firewall
1 7 (4.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.51%) DNS
3 4 (2.34%) Network Security
3 4 (2.34%) SAN
4 3 (1.75%) LAN
4 3 (1.75%) LDAP
4 3 (1.75%) WAN
5 2 (1.17%) Skype
5 2 (1.17%) Wireless
6 1 (0.58%) FTP
6 1 (0.58%) Intranet
6 1 (0.58%) PBX
6 1 (0.58%) VPN
6 1 (0.58%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.02%) Big Data
2 12 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.68%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (3.51%) DB2
5 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.17%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.17%) HBase
9 2 (1.17%) Impala
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Cucumber
2 5 (2.92%) Selenium
3 4 (2.34%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.75%) Grunt
4 3 (1.75%) JBehave
4 3 (1.75%) JIRA
5 2 (1.17%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.17%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.17%) jMock
5 2 (1.17%) Maven
5 2 (1.17%) Mockito
6 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.58%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.58%) JUnit
6 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.58%) VTune
General
1 41 (23.98%) Banking
2 20 (11.70%) Investment Banking
3 15 (8.77%) Front Office
4 14 (8.19%) Retail
5 9 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.26%) Marketing
6 5 (2.92%) Publishing
7 4 (2.34%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.17%) Back Office
8 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Bulgarian Language
9 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
9 1 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (24.56%) Analyst
2 28 (16.37%) Developer
2 28 (16.37%) Project Manager
3 22 (12.87%) Business Analyst
4 10 (5.85%) Architect
5 9 (5.26%) Consultant
5 9 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 9 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 8 (4.68%) SQL Developer
7 7 (4.09%) Applications Consultant
7 7 (4.09%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (4.09%) IT Manager
7 7 (4.09%) Security Manager
7 7 (4.09%) Security Project Manager
7 7 (4.09%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.09%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (3.51%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.85%) .NET
2 8 (4.68%) HTML
3 7 (4.09%) Web Services
3 7 (4.09%) XML
4 5 (2.92%) Spring
5 4 (2.34%) CSS
6 3 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.75%) JMS
6 3 (1.75%) jQuery
7 2 (1.17%) ATL
7 2 (1.17%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.17%) HTML5
7 2 (1.17%) J2EE
7 2 (1.17%) JDBC
7 2 (1.17%) JMX
7 2 (1.17%) JPA
7 2 (1.17%) JTA
7 2 (1.17%) MFC
7 2 (1.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.51%) Algorithms
2 6 (3.51%) Derivative
2 6 (3.51%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.92%) User Experience
3 5 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.34%) Clustering
4 4 (2.34%) Replication
4 4 (2.34%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.75%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.75%) Equities
5 3 (1.75%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.75%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.75%) PMI
5 3 (1.75%) Social Media
6 2 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.15%) Windows
2 24 (14.04%) Linux
3 12 (7.02%) Windows 10
4 9 (5.26%) Unix
5 4 (2.34%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.34%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.75%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.87%) Migration
3 22 (12.87%) Project Management
4 21 (12.28%) Risk Management
5 16 (9.36%) ITIL
6 15 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 14 (8.19%) Scrum
8 12 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.02%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.43%) Change Management
9 11 (6.43%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.43%) Service Management
9 11 (6.43%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.85%) Analytics
11 9 (5.26%) TDD
12 8 (4.68%) BDD
12 8 (4.68%) CRM
12 8 (4.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.62%) SQL
2 22 (12.87%) Java
3 11 (6.43%) C#
4 10 (5.85%) C++
5 8 (4.68%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.68%) Perl
5 8 (4.68%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.51%) Python
7 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.75%) Ruby
9 3 (1.75%) Scala
10 2 (1.17%) Go
10 2 (1.17%) VBScript
10 2 (1.17%) VC++
11 1 (0.58%) Korn
11 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 16 (9.36%) PMP
3 5 (2.92%) Degree
4 3 (1.75%) ACCA
4 3 (1.75%) CCA
4 3 (1.75%) CIMA
4 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.17%) ISEB
5 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.17%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) QA
2 3 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.58%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.51%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (1.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) Control-M
3 1 (0.58%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.02%) Oracle
3 9 (5.26%) Splunk
4 6 (3.51%) HP
4 6 (3.51%) Sybase
5 5 (2.92%) SAP
6 4 (2.34%) Adobe
6 4 (2.34%) Google
6 4 (2.34%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.34%) Symantec
7 3 (1.75%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.75%) Forcepoint
7 3 (1.75%) New Relic
8 2 (1.17%) Perforce
8 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.58%) Avaya
9 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.58%) EMC
9 1 (0.58%) Informatica
9 1 (0.58%) Reuters