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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1117 1845 1651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.62% 31.70% 27.56%
As % of the General category 62.89% 60.45% 53.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1461 1231
Median daily rate £500 £477 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 12
Median hourly rate £20.88 £22.83 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.56% +21.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.92 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.15 £37.52 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
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
1776 3052 3063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.46% 52.43% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 2386 2350
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 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 27
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £37.24 £43.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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.

1 732 (32.19%) Banking
2 503 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
3 491 (21.59%) SQL
4 446 (19.61%) Java
5 287 (12.62%) Oracle
6 262 (11.52%) Project Management
7 245 (10.77%) SQL Server
8 224 (9.85%) TDD
9 223 (9.81%) Windows
9 223 (9.81%) Linux
9 223 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 209 (9.19%) C#
11 202 (8.88%) Microsoft
12 200 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
13 192 (8.44%) Investment Banking
14 187 (8.22%) Unix
15 186 (8.18%) .NET
16 172 (7.56%) JavaScript
17 170 (7.48%) HTML
18 162 (7.12%) Migration
19 160 (7.04%) Financial Institution
20 153 (6.73%) SDLC
21 146 (6.42%) Scrum
22 139 (6.11%) ITIL
23 135 (5.94%) Derivative
24 134 (5.89%) BDD
25 131 (5.76%) Front Office
26 130 (5.72%) MS Excel
27 129 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
28 125 (5.50%) Business Intelligence

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 52 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 35 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 34 (1.50%) WebLogic
5 25 (1.10%) Apache
6 20 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 18 (0.79%) SAS
8 17 (0.75%) CMS
8 17 (0.75%) Confluence
9 16 (0.70%) IIS
10 15 (0.66%) Apache Spark
10 15 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
10 15 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (0.62%) Jetty
12 13 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.48%) Skype for Business
14 10 (0.44%) Apache Pig
14 10 (0.44%) nginx
14 10 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 130 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 89 (3.91%) MS Office
3 43 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (1.45%) MS Project
5 25 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.044%) GIMP
10 1 (0.044%) HipChat
10 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (0.70%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.48%) Maximo
5 11 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.35%) Documaker
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 6 (0.26%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle FAH
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 88 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.10%) PaaS
4 17 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.57%) Heroku
6 12 (0.53%) Office 365
7 9 (0.40%) GitHub
8 8 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.26%) IaaS
10 6 (0.26%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.22%) SaaS
12 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.18%) Taleo
13 3 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.13%) Force.com
14 2 (0.088%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.088%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.99%) Firewall
2 55 (2.42%) SAN
3 40 (1.76%) WAN
4 37 (1.63%) DNS
5 33 (1.45%) LAN
6 28 (1.23%) HTTP
6 28 (1.23%) TCP/IP
7 24 (1.06%) LDAP
8 22 (0.97%) Network Security
9 20 (0.88%) DHCP
10 18 (0.79%) Internet
11 16 (0.70%) VPN
12 14 (0.62%) NAS
13 13 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (0.53%) BGP
15 11 (0.48%) NetScaler
16 10 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (0.44%) Multicast
16 10 (0.44%) Unified Communications
16 10 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 129 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
3 111 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 79 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 74 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 67 (2.95%) Relational Database
7 61 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 53 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 48 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 45 (1.98%) MongoDB
11 43 (1.89%) Big Data
12 37 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 36 (1.58%) MySQL
14 32 (1.41%) Hadoop
14 32 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
15 26 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
15 26 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (0.97%) Apache Hive
17 21 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 80 (3.52%) JIRA
2 74 (3.25%) Maven
3 43 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 41 (1.80%) Subversion
5 32 (1.41%) Eclipse
5 32 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 32 (1.41%) Selenium
6 28 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 26 (1.14%) IntelliJ
7 26 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (1.10%) Cucumber
8 25 (1.10%) JUnit
9 24 (1.06%) SpecFlow
10 18 (0.79%) Ant
11 14 (0.62%) Visual Studio
12 13 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (0.53%) ClearCase
14 11 (0.48%) Artifactory
15 10 (0.44%) Gradle
15 10 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 732 (32.19%) Banking
2 192 (8.44%) Investment Banking
3 160 (7.04%) Financial Institution
4 131 (5.76%) Front Office
5 66 (2.90%) Marketing
6 61 (2.68%) Retail
7 59 (2.59%) Advertising
8 55 (2.42%) Legal
9 51 (2.24%) Back Office
10 46 (2.02%) Telecoms
11 34 (1.50%) Law
12 23 (1.01%) Retail Banking
13 17 (0.75%) General Ledger
14 16 (0.70%) Publishing
15 15 (0.66%) Billing
16 13 (0.57%) Games
17 11 (0.48%) Electronics
17 11 (0.48%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.13%) French Language
18 3 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 660 (29.02%) Developer
2 471 (20.71%) Analyst
3 261 (11.48%) Java Developer
4 205 (9.01%) Business Analyst
5 201 (8.84%) Project Manager
6 183 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 115 (5.06%) Consultant
8 114 (5.01%) Architect
9 93 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 84 (3.69%) Agile Developer
10 84 (3.69%) C# Developer
11 80 (3.52%) Agile Java Developer
12 69 (3.03%) SQL Developer
13 66 (2.90%) Financial Analyst
14 65 (2.86%) Administrator
15 54 (2.37%) Test Analyst
16 53 (2.33%) Banking Analyst
17 48 (2.11%) DevOps Engineer
18 45 (1.98%) Applications Support
18 45 (1.98%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (8.18%) .NET
2 170 (7.48%) HTML
3 123 (5.41%) CSS
4 114 (5.01%) AngularJS
5 112 (4.93%) XML
6 109 (4.79%) Web Services
7 105 (4.62%) HTML5
8 103 (4.53%) REST
9 91 (4.00%) Spring
10 66 (2.90%) CSS3
11 55 (2.42%) ASP.NET
12 45 (1.98%) Node.js
13 42 (1.85%) SOAP
14 39 (1.72%) Middleware
15 36 (1.58%) JMS
15 36 (1.58%) jQuery
15 36 (1.58%) JSON
16 33 (1.45%) .NET Framework
16 33 (1.45%) WPF
17 32 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 200 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (5.94%) Derivative
3 98 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 87 (3.83%) Hedge funds
5 84 (3.69%) Fixed Income
6 80 (3.52%) Equities
7 63 (2.77%) User Experience
8 58 (2.55%) Data Centre
9 52 (2.29%) Computer Science
10 51 (2.24%) Management Information System
11 50 (2.20%) Mathematics
12 43 (1.89%) Fintech
13 37 (1.63%) Clustering
14 31 (1.36%) Market Risk
15 28 (1.23%) Credit Risk
16 21 (0.92%) Virtual Team
17 20 (0.88%) Replication
18 18 (0.79%) Blackberry
18 18 (0.79%) Data Structures
18 18 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 223 (9.81%) Linux
1 223 (9.81%) Windows
2 187 (8.22%) Unix
3 65 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 47 (2.07%) Solaris
5 41 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 35 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.62%) AIX
9 14 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.40%) Android
12 7 (0.31%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.26%) VyOS
13 6 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (11.52%) Project Management
3 224 (9.85%) TDD
4 223 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 162 (7.12%) Migration
6 153 (6.73%) SDLC
7 146 (6.42%) Scrum
8 139 (6.11%) ITIL
9 134 (5.89%) BDD
10 125 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
11 117 (5.15%) OO
12 114 (5.01%) Change Management
13 111 (4.88%) Business Analysis
14 104 (4.57%) Asset Management
15 99 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
16 96 (4.22%) Risk Management
17 89 (3.91%) Analytics
18 88 (3.87%) PRINCE2
19 84 (3.69%) Multithreading
20 83 (3.65%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 491 (21.59%) SQL
2 446 (19.61%) Java
3 209 (9.19%) C#
4 172 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 118 (5.19%) Python
6 74 (3.25%) C++
6 74 (3.25%) PL/SQL
7 62 (2.73%) Shell Script
8 60 (2.64%) PowerShell
9 59 (2.59%) Perl
10 55 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.29%) Ruby
12 51 (2.24%) VBA
13 34 (1.50%) VB
14 32 (1.41%) Bash Shell
15 29 (1.28%) Scala
16 24 (1.06%) C
17 20 (0.88%) PHP
18 18 (0.79%) Go
19 16 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 119 (5.23%) Degree
2 42 (1.85%) CISSP
3 40 (1.76%) PMI Certification
4 37 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 33 (1.45%) PMP
6 29 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (1.28%) CISM
7 25 (1.10%) ISEB
8 22 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 20 (0.88%) CCNP
9 20 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (0.84%) CISA
11 15 (0.66%) ISTQB
12 13 (0.57%) CCIE
13 12 (0.53%) CRISC
13 12 (0.53%) MCSE
14 11 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.40%) ACCA
16 9 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.42%) QA
2 28 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.19%) Solvency II
4 21 (0.92%) MiFID
5 19 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.79%) SLA
7 16 (0.70%) SEPA
8 14 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.57%) COBIT
10 11 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
10 11 (0.48%) FATCA
11 6 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.26%) EMIR
11 6 (0.26%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.22%) ISO20022
13 4 (0.18%) COREP
13 4 (0.18%) COSO
13 4 (0.18%) GAAP
13 4 (0.18%) ISO27005
14 3 (0.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 95 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 71 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.23%) XenApp
4 21 (0.92%) vSphere
5 19 (0.84%) Docker
6 15 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.57%) RACF
7 13 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.48%) KVM
9 11 (0.48%) NFS
10 8 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.31%) GFS2
11 7 (0.31%) GlusterFS
11 7 (0.31%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.31%) OCFS2
11 7 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 75 (3.30%) Puppet
2 42 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (1.54%) SCCM
4 32 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
5 30 (1.32%) Control-M
6 26 (1.14%) Ansible
7 18 (0.79%) SCOM
8 12 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 11 (0.48%) zSecure
10 10 (0.44%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.35%) BladeLogic
11 8 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 8 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.31%) CFEngine
12 7 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (0.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 7 (0.31%) SELinux
13 6 (0.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 287 (12.62%) Oracle
2 202 (8.88%) Microsoft
3 116 (5.10%) VMware
4 78 (3.43%) Cisco
5 70 (3.08%) HP
6 64 (2.81%) Citrix
7 63 (2.77%) SAP
8 60 (2.64%) IBM
9 52 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 48 (2.11%) Sybase
11 24 (1.06%) Bloomberg
12 23 (1.01%) Atlassian
12 23 (1.01%) Google
12 23 (1.01%) Juniper
12 23 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (0.97%) Dell
13 22 (0.97%) Siebel
14 21 (0.92%) Informatica
15 20 (0.88%) Veritas
15 20 (0.88%) WorldPay
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Posted: Yesterday
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