The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
London / City of London
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 907 1125 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.84% 35.34% 29.95%
As % of the General category 60.87% 62.99% 57.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 873 1205
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Median hourly rate £21.75 £38.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.87% +116.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.29 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £52.75 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +60.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1490 1786 2697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.66% 56.11% 51.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1419 2097
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 14
Median hourly rate £19.60 £32.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.76% +79.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £24.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the City of London region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the City of London region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 646 (33.06%) Banking
2 426 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (17.25%) SQL
4 276 (14.12%) Java
5 255 (13.05%) SQL Server
6 230 (11.77%) Windows
7 214 (10.95%) Microsoft
8 209 (10.70%) Project Management
9 202 (10.34%) Investment Banking
10 199 (10.18%) Oracle
11 189 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 178 (9.11%) C#
13 171 (8.75%) .NET
14 170 (8.70%) Linux
15 169 (8.65%) TDD
15 169 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
16 159 (8.14%) Unix
17 156 (7.98%) Front Office
18 151 (7.73%) HTML
18 151 (7.73%) JavaScript
19 148 (7.57%) Scrum
20 145 (7.42%) Financial Institution
21 139 (7.11%) Python
22 120 (6.14%) CSS
23 116 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
23 116 (5.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 116 (5.94%) DevOps
24 114 (5.83%) Degree
25 113 (5.78%) Business Analysis
25 113 (5.78%) AngularJS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 81 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 61 (3.12%) Apache Spark
3 45 (2.30%) IIS
4 41 (2.10%) WebSphere
5 37 (1.89%) Apache
6 29 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.38%) Confluence
8 26 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 16 (0.82%) SAS
11 15 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
11 15 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.77%) Skype for Business
12 14 (0.72%) JBoss
13 13 (0.67%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.61%) Apache Pig
14 12 (0.61%) CMS
15 11 (0.56%) Anypoint
16 8 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 109 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 68 (3.48%) MS Office
3 36 (1.84%) MS Project
4 29 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.26%) SPSS
9 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.20%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.051%) EViews
12 1 (0.051%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.051%) Revit
12 1 (0.051%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 38 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.56%) SAP FI
7 8 (0.41%) ION MarketView
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
8 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.31%) Minerva
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.31%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.26%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.59%) IaaS
4 29 (1.48%) PaaS
5 25 (1.28%) Office 365
6 17 (0.87%) SaaS
7 11 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.36%) GitHub
10 7 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
11 3 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.10%) Datadog
12 2 (0.10%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.89%) Firewall
2 42 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 36 (1.84%) SAN
4 34 (1.74%) Network Security
5 28 (1.43%) DNS
5 28 (1.43%) LAN
6 26 (1.33%) WAN
7 20 (1.02%) DHCP
8 17 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (0.87%) LDAP
9 16 (0.82%) Internet
9 16 (0.82%) SSL
9 16 (0.82%) VPN
10 14 (0.72%) HTTP
10 14 (0.72%) Skype
10 14 (0.72%) Wireless
11 13 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (0.61%) Kerberos
13 10 (0.51%) BGP
13 10 (0.51%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 88 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (4.04%) Hadoop
4 72 (3.68%) Big Data
4 72 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
5 61 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 57 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (2.51%) Oracle Database
8 42 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 36 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (1.38%) MongoDB
11 22 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (1.13%) NoSQL
11 22 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
12 21 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.97%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (0.82%) QlikView
14 16 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 88 (4.50%) JIRA
2 46 (2.35%) Git (software)
2 46 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 44 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (1.89%) Subversion
5 32 (1.64%) Maven
6 26 (1.33%) Selenium
7 16 (0.82%) Visual Studio
8 15 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.61%) CruiseControl
9 12 (0.61%) gulp
9 12 (0.61%) JUnit
10 11 (0.56%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.51%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.51%) Hudson
11 10 (0.51%) SpecFlow
11 10 (0.51%) webpack
12 9 (0.46%) Ant
12 9 (0.46%) Mockito
13 8 (0.41%) Build Forge
General
1 646 (33.06%) Banking
2 202 (10.34%) Investment Banking
3 156 (7.98%) Front Office
4 145 (7.42%) Financial Institution
5 80 (4.09%) Retail
6 68 (3.48%) Legal
7 60 (3.07%) Back Office
8 40 (2.05%) Marketing
9 38 (1.94%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.74%) Advertising
11 28 (1.43%) Law
12 20 (1.02%) Retail Banking
13 16 (0.82%) Billing
13 16 (0.82%) Electronics
13 16 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.61%) Games
14 12 (0.61%) International Banking
15 11 (0.56%) General Ledger
16 9 (0.46%) Publishing
17 6 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 540 (27.64%) Developer
2 379 (19.40%) Analyst
3 191 (9.77%) Business Analyst
4 153 (7.83%) Architect
5 132 (6.76%) Senior Developer
6 130 (6.65%) Project Manager
7 118 (6.04%) Java Developer
8 90 (4.61%) Consultant
9 64 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
10 62 (3.17%) .NET Developer
10 62 (3.17%) C# Developer
11 61 (3.12%) SQL Developer
12 54 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
13 47 (2.41%) Banking Analyst
14 41 (2.10%) DevOps Engineer
14 41 (2.10%) Support Analyst
15 40 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
16 36 (1.84%) Financial Analyst
16 36 (1.84%) HTML Developer
17 34 (1.74%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (8.75%) .NET
2 151 (7.73%) HTML
3 120 (6.14%) CSS
4 113 (5.78%) AngularJS
5 103 (5.27%) Web Services
6 81 (4.15%) HTML5
7 63 (3.22%) ASP.NET
8 61 (3.12%) XML
9 58 (2.97%) REST
10 57 (2.92%) CSS3
11 52 (2.66%) React
12 48 (2.46%) Spring
13 41 (2.10%) jQuery
14 33 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (1.69%) JSON
14 33 (1.69%) Middleware
14 33 (1.69%) WCF
15 31 (1.59%) Hibernate
16 29 (1.48%) .NET Framework
16 29 (1.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (5.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 95 (4.86%) Fixed Income
4 89 (4.55%) Equities
5 76 (3.89%) Derivative
6 69 (3.53%) Fintech
7 67 (3.43%) User Experience
8 56 (2.87%) Computer Science
9 53 (2.71%) Data Centre
10 51 (2.61%) Management Information System
11 44 (2.25%) Market Risk
12 42 (2.15%) Hedge funds
13 33 (1.69%) Credit Risk
14 31 (1.59%) Virtual Team
15 22 (1.13%) Data Structures
16 19 (0.97%) Clustering
17 17 (0.87%) SWIFT
18 16 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (0.82%) Mobile App
19 15 (0.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 230 (11.77%) Windows
2 170 (8.70%) Linux
3 159 (8.14%) Unix
4 64 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 43 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 37 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.77%) Solaris
10 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.56%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.41%) Android
12 8 (0.41%) CentOS
12 8 (0.41%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.31%) SUSE
14 3 (0.15%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (10.70%) Project Management
3 189 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 169 (8.65%) TDD
5 148 (7.57%) Scrum
6 116 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
6 116 (5.94%) DevOps
7 113 (5.78%) Business Analysis
8 110 (5.63%) Migration
9 97 (4.96%) Risk Management
10 92 (4.71%) Asset Management
11 91 (4.66%) OO
12 89 (4.55%) Data Modelling
12 89 (4.55%) ITIL
13 81 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
14 80 (4.09%) Analytics
15 76 (3.89%) Change Management
15 76 (3.89%) MVC
16 75 (3.84%) User Acceptance Testing
17 73 (3.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 337 (17.25%) SQL
2 276 (14.12%) Java
3 178 (9.11%) C#
4 151 (7.73%) JavaScript
5 139 (7.11%) Python
6 66 (3.38%) T-SQL
7 58 (2.97%) PowerShell
8 57 (2.92%) C++
9 48 (2.46%) Scala
10 43 (2.20%) Bash Shell
11 38 (1.94%) VBA
12 36 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 29 (1.48%) Ruby
14 28 (1.43%) Perl
15 26 (1.33%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.28%) C
17 17 (0.87%) R
18 16 (0.82%) TypeScript
19 14 (0.72%) VB
20 13 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (5.83%) Degree
2 47 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (1.13%) CISSP
4 22 (1.13%) ISEB
5 21 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 19 (0.97%) CISM
7 18 (0.92%) ACCA
7 18 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (0.92%) CCNP
7 18 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.51%) CIMA
11 9 (0.46%) MCSE
11 9 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.41%) CISA
12 8 (0.41%) PhD
13 7 (0.36%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.07%) QA
2 52 (2.66%) MiFID
3 33 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 21 (1.07%) SEPA
6 16 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
6 16 (0.82%) Solvency II
7 14 (0.72%) SLA
8 12 (0.61%) GDPR
9 11 (0.56%) EMIR
9 11 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.31%) IFRS
12 4 (0.20%) COBIT
12 4 (0.20%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.15%) Basel III
13 3 (0.15%) SDET
14 2 (0.10%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
14 2 (0.10%) TARGET2
System Software
1 78 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.28%) Docker
4 10 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.46%) HDFS
5 9 (0.46%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.46%) vSphere
6 8 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.41%) XenApp
7 6 (0.31%) GFS2
7 6 (0.31%) GlusterFS
7 6 (0.31%) OCFS2
8 5 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.15%) XenServer
11 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (2.92%) Puppet
2 30 (1.54%) Ansible
3 20 (1.02%) SCCM
4 18 (0.92%) Tivoli
5 16 (0.82%) Control-M
5 16 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.72%) MOM
7 13 (0.67%) Nagios
8 11 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 11 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.51%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.36%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.36%) Grafana
11 7 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 7 (0.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 6 (0.31%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (0.31%) SELinux
Vendors
1 214 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 199 (10.18%) Oracle
3 71 (3.63%) Cisco
4 69 (3.53%) VMware
5 62 (3.17%) SAP
6 53 (2.71%) IBM
7 47 (2.41%) Citrix
8 37 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 33 (1.69%) CheckPoint
10 28 (1.43%) HP
11 27 (1.38%) Bloomberg
12 21 (1.07%) Cognos
12 21 (1.07%) Splunk
13 20 (1.02%) Murex
13 20 (1.02%) Sybase
13 20 (1.02%) WorldPay
14 18 (0.92%) F5
14 18 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (0.87%) ServiceNow
15 17 (0.87%) Symantec
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £370 - £450 per day
Posted: 50 minutes ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £650
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Rate: From £600 to £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £600-£675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £175 - £200 per day + None
Posted: Yesterday