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 19 February 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
19 Feb 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 60 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.85% 47.93% 56.57%
As % of the General category 66.67% 63.74% 83.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 46
Median daily rate £513 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £295 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.17 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +64.63%

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 91 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 76.27% 75.21% 67.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 71 53
Median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 55 (37.16%) Banking
2 43 (29.05%) Java
3 38 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (22.97%) SQL
5 24 (16.22%) Investment Banking
6 23 (15.54%) Project Management
6 23 (15.54%) HTML
6 23 (15.54%) Degree
7 21 (14.19%) Front Office
8 20 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 19 (12.84%) JavaScript
10 18 (12.16%) Unix
10 18 (12.16%) Spring
11 17 (11.49%) Change Management
11 17 (11.49%) Linux
11 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
13 15 (10.14%) Python
13 15 (10.14%) Data Modelling
13 15 (10.14%) CSS
14 14 (9.46%) MS Office
14 14 (9.46%) Scrum
15 13 (8.78%) Oracle
15 13 (8.78%) Windows
15 13 (8.78%) Citrix
15 13 (8.78%) AngularJS
16 12 (8.11%) HTML5
17 11 (7.43%) Apple iOS
17 11 (7.43%) Big Data

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 8 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.38%) Apache Pig
2 5 (3.38%) CMS
2 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.70%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.03%) JBoss
4 3 (2.03%) SAS
4 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.35%) Apache
5 2 (1.35%) Confluence
5 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.46%) MS Office
3 10 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (6.76%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.05%) MS Project
5 2 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.35%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.03%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.03%) Office 365
3 3 (2.03%) PaaS
4 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.38%) Ethernet
2 5 (3.38%) Internet
3 4 (2.70%) Skype
3 4 (2.70%) Wireless
4 2 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.35%) Network Security
4 2 (1.35%) TACACS
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.68%) FTP
5 1 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) ICMP
5 1 (0.68%) MPLS
5 1 (0.68%) NNTP
5 1 (0.68%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.68%) SNMP
5 1 (0.68%) SSH
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) Big Data
2 10 (6.76%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.08%) DB2
3 9 (6.08%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.08%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.05%) MarkLogic
6 5 (3.38%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.70%) Impala
7 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.70%) Riak
8 3 (2.03%) Base SAS
8 3 (2.03%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.03%) HBase
8 3 (2.03%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.35%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) JIRA
2 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.70%) JUnit
2 4 (2.70%) Selenium
3 3 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.03%) Maven
3 3 (2.03%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.35%) ERwin
4 2 (1.35%) Gradle
4 2 (1.35%) Grunt
4 2 (1.35%) gulp
4 2 (1.35%) JBehave
4 2 (1.35%) jspm
4 2 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.35%) NUnit
4 2 (1.35%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (1.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 55 (37.16%) Banking
2 24 (16.22%) Investment Banking
3 21 (14.19%) Front Office
4 8 (5.41%) Retail
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.35%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (30.41%) Developer
2 27 (18.24%) Analyst
3 23 (15.54%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.16%) Project Manager
5 16 (10.81%) Architect
6 15 (10.14%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.08%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Banking Analyst
8 8 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.73%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (4.73%) HTML Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Agile Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Consultant
10 6 (4.05%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (3.38%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Data Architect
11 5 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.54%) HTML
2 18 (12.16%) Spring
3 15 (10.14%) CSS
4 13 (8.78%) AngularJS
5 12 (8.11%) HTML5
6 11 (7.43%) .NET
7 10 (6.76%) XML
8 8 (5.41%) J2EE
8 8 (5.41%) SOAP
9 7 (4.73%) CSS3
9 7 (4.73%) Kafka
10 6 (4.05%) JMS
10 6 (4.05%) jQuery
10 6 (4.05%) JSON
10 6 (4.05%) REST
10 6 (4.05%) Web Services
11 5 (3.38%) Node.js
12 4 (2.70%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.70%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.73%) Derivative
4 7 (4.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.73%) Market Risk
4 7 (4.73%) User Experience
4 7 (4.73%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.05%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.70%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.70%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.16%) Unix
2 17 (11.49%) Linux
3 13 (8.78%) Windows
4 11 (7.43%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.73%) Android
6 5 (3.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.35%) OpenVMS
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.54%) Project Management
3 20 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.49%) Change Management
5 15 (10.14%) Data Modelling
6 14 (9.46%) Scrum
7 11 (7.43%) Analytics
8 10 (6.76%) Open Source
9 9 (6.08%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.08%) ITIL
9 9 (6.08%) Logical Data Model
9 9 (6.08%) OO
9 9 (6.08%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.08%) SDLC
9 9 (6.08%) Validation
10 8 (5.41%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.73%) Data Management
11 7 (4.73%) Migration
11 7 (4.73%) TOGAF
11 7 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.05%) Java
2 34 (22.97%) SQL
3 19 (12.84%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.14%) Python
5 11 (7.43%) Perl
6 9 (6.08%) C#
7 7 (4.73%) Scala
8 6 (4.05%) R
9 5 (3.38%) C
10 4 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.03%) C++
11 3 (2.03%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.68%) Korn
12 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
12 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.68%) VB
12 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (15.54%) Degree
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.70%) A+ Certification
3 4 (2.70%) ACDT
3 4 (2.70%) ACHDS
3 4 (2.70%) ACTC
3 4 (2.70%) MCDST
3 4 (2.70%) MCP
3 4 (2.70%) MCSA
3 4 (2.70%) MCSE
3 4 (2.70%) MCSM
3 4 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.35%) ISEB
4 2 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) FATCA
3 2 (1.35%) EMIR
3 2 (1.35%) MiFID
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.35%) Docker
3 2 (1.35%) RACF
4 1 (0.68%) GPFS
4 1 (0.68%) HDFS
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) LXC
4 1 (0.68%) vCloud
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) MOM
3 1 (0.68%) Nagios
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.78%) Citrix
2 13 (8.78%) Oracle
3 10 (6.76%) Sybase
4 6 (4.05%) Adobe
4 6 (4.05%) SAP
5 5 (3.38%) HP
5 5 (3.38%) hybris
5 5 (3.38%) IBM
6 4 (2.70%) Apple
6 4 (2.70%) Lotus
7 3 (2.03%) Cisco
7 3 (2.03%) Polycom
7 3 (2.03%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.03%) Tableau
8 2 (1.35%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.35%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.35%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.35%) OpenText
8 2 (1.35%) Solace