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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 115 59 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 66.09% 58.42% 46.39%
As % of the General category 87.79% 79.73% 59.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 28 128
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +6.06%
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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
131 74 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 75.29% 73.27% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 36 214
Average daily rate £475 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £215 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 (20.32%) Migration
2 33 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.65%) Banking
3 32 (17.11%) Project Management
4 31 (16.58%) Adobe
5 29 (15.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 27 (14.44%) Java
7 26 (13.90%) SQL
7 26 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (12.83%) SharePoint
9 23 (12.30%) JBoss
10 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (11.76%) Degree
11 21 (11.23%) Tomcat
11 21 (11.23%) SQL Server
12 20 (10.70%) J2EE
12 20 (10.70%) MS Excel
12 20 (10.70%) Front Office
12 20 (10.70%) Maven
12 20 (10.70%) Marketing
13 19 (10.16%) Adobe Analytics
13 19 (10.16%) E-Commerce
14 18 (9.63%) Windows
14 18 (9.63%) Analytics
15 17 (9.09%) Data Centre
15 17 (9.09%) Risk Management
16 16 (8.56%) Investment Banking
16 16 (8.56%) Digital Marketing
17 15 (8.02%) PRINCE2
17 15 (8.02%) Oracle

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 29 (15.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 24 (12.83%) SharePoint
3 23 (12.30%) JBoss
4 21 (11.23%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.95%) CMS
6 11 (5.88%) LiveLink
7 8 (4.28%) IIS
7 8 (4.28%) Apache
8 5 (2.67%) SAS
9 4 (2.14%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (2.14%) Lync
10 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.81%) MS Office
3 7 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.67%) Shockwave
4 5 (2.67%) MS Project
5 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Global One
1 3 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.60%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.07%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.16%) Adobe Analytics
2 11 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.81%) LDAP
2 8 (4.28%) SAN
2 8 (4.28%) Network Security
2 8 (4.28%) NAS
3 3 (1.60%) FTP
4 2 (1.07%) Internet
4 2 (1.07%) PBX
5 1 (0.53%) SMS
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) H.323
5 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.53%) Softphone
5 1 (0.53%) SSH
5 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) AMQP
5 1 (0.53%) WebEx
5 1 (0.53%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.21%) DB2
5 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.60%) UniData
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.07%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.53%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (10.70%) Maven
2 5 (2.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.60%) JIRA
3 3 (1.60%) Ant
3 3 (1.60%) JUnit
3 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.07%) Mockito
4 2 (1.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.07%) NUnit
4 2 (1.07%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.07%) Subversion
4 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.07%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.07%) Selenium
4 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) Calabash
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.53%) Appium
5 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.53%) Robotium
General
1 33 (17.65%) Banking
2 20 (10.70%) Front Office
2 20 (10.70%) Marketing
3 16 (8.56%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.28%) Back Office
4 8 (4.28%) Legal
4 8 (4.28%) Retail
5 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.21%) Games
7 3 (1.60%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.07%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (24.60%) Developer
2 40 (21.39%) Analyst
3 33 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 27 (14.44%) Business Analyst
5 19 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.35%) Architect
7 8 (4.28%) Administrator
8 7 (3.74%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.74%) Consultant
9 6 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.21%) Programme Manager
9 6 (3.21%) ETL Developer
10 5 (2.67%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (2.67%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.67%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (2.67%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.70%) J2EE
2 14 (7.49%) JSP
3 13 (6.95%) Servlets
3 13 (6.95%) HTML
3 13 (6.95%) .NET
3 13 (6.95%) JSTL
3 13 (6.95%) JSR 170
4 9 (4.81%) HTML5
4 9 (4.81%) Web Services
5 8 (4.28%) Spring
6 5 (2.67%) Flash
7 4 (2.14%) jQuery
8 3 (1.60%) CSS3
8 3 (1.60%) CSS
8 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.07%) XMPP
9 2 (1.07%) XHTML
9 2 (1.07%) J2SE
9 2 (1.07%) Middleware
9 2 (1.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.74%) User Experience
5 6 (3.21%) Equities
5 6 (3.21%) Derivative
6 5 (2.67%) Flash Games
7 4 (2.14%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.14%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.14%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.07%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (1.07%) Handset
9 2 (1.07%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.63%) Windows
2 14 (7.49%) UNIX
3 12 (6.42%) Linux
4 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.07%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.32%) Migration
2 33 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (17.11%) Project Management
4 26 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.16%) E-Commerce
6 18 (9.63%) Analytics
7 17 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 16 (8.56%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (8.02%) PRINCE2
10 14 (7.49%) ITIL
10 14 (7.49%) Change Management
10 14 (7.49%) SDLC
11 13 (6.95%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (6.42%) Scrum
12 12 (6.42%) TDD
13 11 (5.88%) Data Modelling
14 10 (5.35%) Service Management
15 9 (4.81%) ETL
15 9 (4.81%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.44%) Java
2 26 (13.90%) SQL
3 9 (4.81%) C#
3 9 (4.81%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.21%) VBA
5 6 (3.21%) C++
5 6 (3.21%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.67%) Perl
6 5 (2.67%) C
7 3 (1.60%) UniBasic
8 2 (1.07%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.07%) VB
8 2 (1.07%) Python
8 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.07%) R
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) VBScript
9 1 (0.53%) Jython
9 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (11.76%) Degree
2 12 (6.42%) PMP
2 12 (6.42%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.07%) CISA
4 2 (1.07%) CISM
4 2 (1.07%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.49%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) NFS
1 8 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.07%) GridGain
3 1 (0.53%) XenApp
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (16.58%) Adobe
2 15 (8.02%) Oracle
2 15 (8.02%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.81%) Citrix
4 8 (4.28%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.28%) VMware
5 6 (3.21%) Cisco
6 5 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.14%) IBM
7 4 (2.14%) Solace
8 3 (1.60%) SunGard
8 3 (1.60%) SAP
9 2 (1.07%) Cognos
9 2 (1.07%) Trayport
9 2 (1.07%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.07%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.07%) Teradata
10 1 (0.53%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.53%) Google
10 1 (0.53%) DataSynapse