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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 58 77 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 45.67% 57.46% 53.79%
As % of the General category 65.91% 80.21% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 51
Median daily rate £480 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £374 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £661 £573 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.00% -45.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -18.88%
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
88 96 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 69.29% 71.64% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 65 61
Median daily rate £493 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £373 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.00% -55.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 31 (24.80%) Windows
1 31 (24.80%) Banking
2 30 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
4 18 (14.40%) SQL
4 18 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.80%) Project Management
5 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (11.20%) Oracle
8 13 (10.40%) MS Office
8 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
9 12 (9.60%) Java
10 11 (8.80%) C#
10 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
10 11 (8.80%) Linux
10 11 (8.80%) Migration
10 11 (8.80%) Retail
11 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (8.00%) Windows 10
11 10 (8.00%) QA
12 9 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (7.20%) ITIL
12 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.20%) Investment Banking
13 8 (6.40%) Marketing
13 8 (6.40%) Business Analysis
13 8 (6.40%) Risk Management
13 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
13 8 (6.40%) DB2

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 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.20%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.60%) Mule
4 2 (1.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.80%) JBoss
5 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
1 13 (10.40%) MS Office
2 7 (5.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.60%) MS Project
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Endur
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Global One
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Yammer
2 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.40%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.40%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.60%) Office 365
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) Network Security
1 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.80%) DNS
3 1 (0.80%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) FTP
3 1 (0.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.80%) LAN
3 1 (0.80%) WAN
3 1 (0.80%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.40%) DB2
4 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.00%) Big Data
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.60%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.60%) HBase
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.80%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.80%) Impala
9 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.60%) Selenium
1 2 (1.60%) SpecFlow
1 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.80%) Grunt
2 1 (0.80%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.80%) JBehave
2 1 (0.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.80%) JUnit
2 1 (0.80%) Log4j
2 1 (0.80%) Maven
2 1 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (24.80%) Banking
2 11 (8.80%) Retail
3 9 (7.20%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.40%) Marketing
5 7 (5.60%) Front Office
6 6 (4.80%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.20%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.80%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Analyst
2 20 (16.00%) Developer
3 18 (14.40%) Project Manager
4 17 (13.60%) Architect
4 17 (13.60%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.00%) Consultant
6 8 (6.40%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.60%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (5.60%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Applications Consultant
8 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 5 (4.00%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.00%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) .NET
2 5 (4.00%) Web Services
3 4 (3.20%) Middleware
4 3 (2.40%) ATL
4 3 (2.40%) GWT
4 3 (2.40%) J2EE
4 3 (2.40%) MFC
4 3 (2.40%) Spring
4 3 (2.40%) WPF
5 2 (1.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.60%) Spring Integration
5 2 (1.60%) STL
5 2 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.60%) XML
6 1 (0.80%) JAXB
6 1 (0.80%) JMS
6 1 (0.80%) JSTL
6 1 (0.80%) MDX
6 1 (0.80%) WCF
6 1 (0.80%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.60%) PMI
3 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.40%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.40%) Derivative
4 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.40%) Equities
4 3 (2.40%) Social Media
4 3 (2.40%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.60%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.80%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) Linux
3 10 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.00%) Unix
4 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.60%) AIX
5 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.80%) Project Management
4 11 (8.80%) Migration
4 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (7.20%) ITIL
5 9 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (6.40%) Business Analysis
6 8 (6.40%) Risk Management
7 7 (5.60%) Change Management
7 7 (5.60%) Data Modelling
7 7 (5.60%) ETL
7 7 (5.60%) Scrum
7 7 (5.60%) Service Management
7 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (4.80%) Analytics
8 6 (4.80%) Data Management
8 6 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.40%) SQL
2 12 (9.60%) Java
3 11 (8.80%) C#
4 7 (5.60%) C++
5 5 (4.00%) Perl
6 3 (2.40%) Python
6 3 (2.40%) Ruby
6 3 (2.40%) VC++
7 2 (1.60%) C
7 2 (1.60%) Go
7 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.60%) Scala
7 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.60%) VB
8 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.80%) VBA
8 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.40%) ACCA
2 3 (2.40%) CCA
2 3 (2.40%) CIMA
2 3 (2.40%) Degree
3 2 (1.60%) CISA
3 2 (1.60%) CISM
3 2 (1.60%) CISSP
3 2 (1.60%) PMP
3 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.80%) MCSE
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.80%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.80%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Ansible
1 3 (2.40%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.40%) Puppet
1 3 (2.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) Control-M
2 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.20%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) Google
4 4 (3.20%) Adobe
4 4 (3.20%) Splunk
4 4 (3.20%) Sybase
5 3 (2.40%) Blue Coat
5 3 (2.40%) Forcepoint
5 3 (2.40%) HP
5 3 (2.40%) New Relic
5 3 (2.40%) SAP
5 3 (2.40%) Symantec
5 3 (2.40%) Tableau
6 2 (1.60%) IBM
6 2 (1.60%) OpenLink
6 2 (1.60%) Pega
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.60%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.80%) Avaya
7 1 (0.80%) MicroStrategy