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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1115 1771 1668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.96% 31.98% 27.92%
As % of the General category 63.10% 60.61% 53.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 1415 1228
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £321 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 20
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £23.75 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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 City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1767 2922 3142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.23% 52.76% 52.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 2283 2405
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 39 39
Median hourly rate £18.58 £19.72 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £32.25 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 714 (32.03%) Banking
2 470 (21.09%) SQL
3 458 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 411 (18.44%) Java
5 278 (12.47%) Oracle
6 261 (11.71%) Project Management
7 238 (10.68%) Windows
8 231 (10.36%) SQL Server
9 222 (9.96%) TDD
10 209 (9.38%) Linux
10 209 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 202 (9.06%) C#
12 198 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
13 197 (8.84%) Investment Banking
14 185 (8.30%) .NET
15 184 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 180 (8.08%) Unix
17 167 (7.49%) JavaScript
18 159 (7.13%) Migration
19 154 (6.91%) Financial Institution
20 153 (6.86%) SDLC
21 149 (6.68%) Front Office
22 148 (6.64%) HTML
23 147 (6.59%) Scrum
24 144 (6.46%) Derivative
25 142 (6.37%) ITIL
26 141 (6.33%) MS Excel
27 126 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
27 126 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
28 125 (5.61%) BDD

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 48 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 41 (1.84%) Node.js
3 38 (1.70%) Tomcat
4 31 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 24 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 22 (0.99%) Apache
7 20 (0.90%) CMS
7 20 (0.90%) IIS
8 18 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 18 (0.81%) SAS
9 15 (0.67%) Jetty
9 15 (0.67%) OpenStack
9 15 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 15 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (0.58%) Confluence
10 13 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 12 (0.54%) Apache Spark
12 10 (0.45%) nginx
13 9 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 141 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 105 (4.71%) MS Office
3 50 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (1.48%) MS Project
5 26 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.045%) GIMP
10 1 (0.045%) HipChat
10 1 (0.045%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (0.81%) Markit EDM
2 17 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
4 14 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.58%) Maximo
6 12 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
7 9 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 8 (0.36%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 6 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.03%) PaaS
4 14 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.58%) Heroku
6 10 (0.45%) GitHub
6 10 (0.45%) Office 365
7 7 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.22%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.18%) SaaS
9 4 (0.18%) Taleo
10 3 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.13%) Force.com
10 3 (0.13%) IaaS
11 2 (0.090%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.090%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.090%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.69%) Firewall
2 48 (2.15%) SAN
3 33 (1.48%) WAN
4 32 (1.44%) DNS
5 28 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 25 (1.12%) HTTP
7 22 (0.99%) LAN
8 19 (0.85%) VPN
9 18 (0.81%) Network Security
10 17 (0.76%) DHCP
11 16 (0.72%) BGP
12 13 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (0.54%) Internet
14 11 (0.49%) LDAP
14 11 (0.49%) Wireless
15 10 (0.45%) Intranet
15 10 (0.45%) MPLS
15 10 (0.45%) NetScaler
15 10 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 126 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
3 100 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 85 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 84 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 71 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 64 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 56 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 54 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (1.88%) MongoDB
11 39 (1.75%) Big Data
12 38 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 36 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (1.39%) MySQL
16 30 (1.35%) MS Access
17 29 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
18 28 (1.26%) Hadoop
19 22 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
20 20 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (2.83%) Maven
2 61 (2.74%) JIRA
3 40 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 40 (1.79%) Subversion
4 31 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.30%) Eclipse
6 28 (1.26%) Selenium
7 26 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (1.08%) IntelliJ
8 24 (1.08%) SpecFlow
8 24 (1.08%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.03%) Cucumber
10 21 (0.94%) JUnit
11 18 (0.81%) Ant
12 16 (0.72%) Visual Studio
13 12 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (0.49%) gulp
15 10 (0.45%) ClearCase
15 10 (0.45%) Gradle
16 9 (0.40%) Artifactory
General
1 714 (32.03%) Banking
2 197 (8.84%) Investment Banking
3 154 (6.91%) Financial Institution
4 149 (6.68%) Front Office
5 70 (3.14%) Advertising
6 65 (2.92%) Legal
7 60 (2.69%) Retail
8 57 (2.56%) Marketing
9 49 (2.20%) Back Office
10 45 (2.02%) Telecoms
11 31 (1.39%) Law
12 21 (0.94%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.81%) General Ledger
14 16 (0.72%) Billing
15 13 (0.58%) Games
16 12 (0.54%) Electronics
16 12 (0.54%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.54%) Publishing
17 3 (0.13%) French Language
17 3 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 652 (29.25%) Developer
2 459 (20.59%) Analyst
3 256 (11.48%) Java Developer
4 208 (9.33%) Business Analyst
5 200 (8.97%) Project Manager
6 166 (7.45%) Senior Developer
7 114 (5.11%) Consultant
8 106 (4.76%) Architect
9 91 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 84 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
11 81 (3.63%) Agile Developer
12 79 (3.54%) Agile Java Developer
13 68 (3.05%) Administrator
13 68 (3.05%) Financial Analyst
14 59 (2.65%) SQL Developer
15 52 (2.33%) Banking Analyst
16 49 (2.20%) Test Analyst
17 48 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
18 47 (2.11%) .NET Developer
19 44 (1.97%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (8.30%) .NET
2 148 (6.64%) HTML
3 109 (4.89%) CSS
4 106 (4.76%) XML
5 103 (4.62%) AngularJS
6 100 (4.49%) REST
7 99 (4.44%) Web Services
8 95 (4.26%) HTML5
9 80 (3.59%) Spring
10 64 (2.87%) CSS3
11 57 (2.56%) ASP.NET
12 40 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
13 39 (1.75%) WPF
14 37 (1.66%) SOAP
15 34 (1.53%) .NET Framework
15 34 (1.53%) jQuery
16 33 (1.48%) JSON
17 29 (1.30%) GWT
17 29 (1.30%) J2EE
17 29 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 198 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (6.46%) Derivative
3 104 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 97 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 92 (4.13%) Equities
6 86 (3.86%) Hedge funds
7 51 (2.29%) User Experience
8 50 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 50 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 48 (2.15%) Data Centre
10 42 (1.88%) Fintech
11 36 (1.62%) Mathematics
12 35 (1.57%) Clustering
13 29 (1.30%) Market Risk
14 28 (1.26%) Credit Risk
15 25 (1.12%) Blackberry
16 20 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.85%) Reinsurance
17 19 (0.85%) Replication
18 17 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 238 (10.68%) Windows
2 209 (9.38%) Linux
3 180 (8.08%) Unix
4 70 (3.14%) Windows Server
5 52 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 50 (2.24%) Solaris
7 39 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.63%) AIX
12 12 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (0.40%) Android
14 7 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.27%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.22%) VyOS
17 4 (0.18%) CentOS
17 4 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (11.71%) Project Management
3 222 (9.96%) TDD
4 184 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 159 (7.13%) Migration
6 153 (6.86%) SDLC
7 147 (6.59%) Scrum
8 142 (6.37%) ITIL
9 126 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
10 125 (5.61%) BDD
11 113 (5.07%) Change Management
12 108 (4.85%) Business Analysis
13 106 (4.76%) OO
14 104 (4.67%) Asset Management
15 93 (4.17%) PRINCE2
16 91 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
17 90 (4.04%) Pair Programming
18 85 (3.81%) Analytics
18 85 (3.81%) Multithreading
19 84 (3.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 470 (21.09%) SQL
2 411 (18.44%) Java
3 202 (9.06%) C#
4 167 (7.49%) JavaScript
5 97 (4.35%) Python
6 66 (2.96%) C++
7 61 (2.74%) T-SQL
8 60 (2.69%) PowerShell
8 60 (2.69%) Shell Script
9 59 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 56 (2.51%) VBA
11 50 (2.24%) Perl
12 42 (1.88%) Ruby
13 30 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 29 (1.30%) VB
15 25 (1.12%) C
16 22 (0.99%) Scala
17 17 (0.76%) Go
17 17 (0.76%) PHP
18 15 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (4.89%) Degree
2 41 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.70%) PMI Certification
4 29 (1.30%) CISSP
5 28 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.26%) PMP
6 27 (1.21%) ISEB
7 24 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (0.94%) CCNP
9 20 (0.90%) SC Cleared
10 18 (0.81%) CISM
11 17 (0.76%) CISA
12 16 (0.72%) MCSE
13 13 (0.58%) DV Cleared
13 13 (0.58%) ISTQB
13 13 (0.58%) MCDST
14 12 (0.54%) MCP
15 11 (0.49%) CCIE
15 11 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 10 (0.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.29%) QA
2 33 (1.48%) SLA
3 30 (1.35%) Solvency II
4 26 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.90%) MiFID
5 20 (0.90%) SEPA
6 19 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.58%) COBIT
7 13 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
8 10 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.40%) FATCA
10 8 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (0.36%) EMIR
11 7 (0.31%) ISO20022
11 7 (0.31%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.22%) COSO
13 4 (0.18%) COREP
13 4 (0.18%) GAAP
13 4 (0.18%) ISO27005
14 3 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 94 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 63 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.39%) XenApp
4 20 (0.90%) Docker
5 19 (0.85%) vSphere
6 15 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.54%) RACF
7 12 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.40%) KVM
9 9 (0.40%) NFS
9 9 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.22%) vCloud
12 4 (0.18%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.18%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (2.83%) Puppet
2 38 (1.70%) SCCM
3 37 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (1.35%) Control-M
4 30 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (0.99%) SCOM
6 20 (0.90%) Ansible
7 15 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (0.63%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 11 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (0.45%) zSecure
12 9 (0.40%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.31%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 5 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (0.22%) Mesos
16 4 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
16 4 (0.18%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 278 (12.47%) Oracle
2 209 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 108 (4.85%) VMware
4 72 (3.23%) Citrix
5 71 (3.19%) SAP
6 70 (3.14%) Cisco
7 67 (3.01%) HP
8 56 (2.51%) IBM
9 51 (2.29%) Sybase
10 46 (2.06%) Red Hat
11 33 (1.48%) Bloomberg
12 30 (1.35%) Veritas
13 26 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (1.17%) Siebel
14 25 (1.12%) Reuters
15 23 (1.03%) Google
16 20 (0.90%) Charles River
16 20 (0.90%) Juniper
17 19 (0.85%) Splunk
18 18 (0.81%) F5
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 4-8 weeks contract (immediate start)
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £430 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago