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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1116 1490 1642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.62% 32.10% 27.83%
As % of the General category 63.34% 61.02% 54.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 1122 1214
Median daily rate £480 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 9
Median hourly rate £17.17 £18.49 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.16% +2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £11.74 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.43 £30.10 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.65 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +21.21%
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
1762 2442 3035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.51% 52.61% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1886 2258
Median daily rate £495 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 31
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £27.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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.

1 741 (32.98%) Banking
2 558 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
3 431 (19.18%) SQL
4 376 (16.73%) Java
5 265 (11.79%) Project Management
6 248 (11.04%) Oracle
7 239 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 233 (10.37%) SQL Server
9 219 (9.75%) Linux
10 218 (9.70%) Microsoft
11 212 (9.43%) JavaScript
12 211 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
13 206 (9.17%) Financial Institution
14 205 (9.12%) C#
15 199 (8.86%) HTML
16 192 (8.54%) TDD
17 191 (8.50%) Investment Banking
18 190 (8.46%) Windows
19 182 (8.10%) Unix
20 173 (7.70%) .NET
21 161 (7.17%) CSS
22 154 (6.85%) ITIL
23 152 (6.76%) AngularJS
24 146 (6.50%) Python
25 137 (6.10%) HTML5
26 135 (6.01%) Scrum
26 135 (6.01%) Business Analysis
27 134 (5.96%) Degree
28 133 (5.92%) Migration
29 128 (5.70%) MS Excel

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 67 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.74%) Apache
3 37 (1.65%) Tomcat
3 37 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 31 (1.38%) Apache Spark
5 28 (1.25%) SAS
6 27 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 24 (1.07%) WebLogic
8 23 (1.02%) Confluence
9 21 (0.93%) IIS
10 17 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.67%) JBoss
11 15 (0.67%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.58%) CMS
13 11 (0.49%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 128 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 83 (3.69%) MS Office
3 51 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 34 (1.51%) MS Project
6 17 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.22%) SPSS
8 4 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.089%) InVision
11 1 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.045%) EViews
11 1 (0.045%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.045%) HipChat
11 1 (0.045%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.045%) Revit
11 1 (0.045%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 26 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
3 15 (0.67%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
5 12 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (0.40%) Documaker
7 9 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.27%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 78 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (0.85%) Office 365
5 17 (0.76%) PaaS
6 12 (0.53%) IaaS
7 9 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.27%) GitHub
9 6 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
9 6 (0.27%) SaaS
10 5 (0.22%) Force.com
10 5 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
10 5 (0.22%) Heroku
10 5 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.13%) Taleo
13 2 (0.089%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 108 (4.81%) Firewall
2 46 (2.05%) WAN
3 43 (1.91%) LAN
4 40 (1.78%) SAN
5 38 (1.69%) DNS
6 36 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 32 (1.42%) LDAP
8 29 (1.29%) Network Security
9 28 (1.25%) Internet
10 25 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (0.98%) DHCP
11 22 (0.98%) HTTP
12 19 (0.85%) BGP
12 19 (0.85%) VoIP
12 19 (0.85%) Wireless
13 18 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (0.76%) VPN
15 14 (0.62%) Skype
16 13 (0.58%) Multicast
16 13 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 88 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 86 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
4 63 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 55 (2.45%) Big Data
7 51 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 51 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 36 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 35 (1.56%) NoSQL
11 34 (1.51%) MySQL
12 32 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
14 21 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (0.85%) QlikView
16 19 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 82 (3.65%) JIRA
2 79 (3.52%) Maven
3 44 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 34 (1.51%) Jenkins
5 32 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (1.38%) Eclipse
6 31 (1.38%) Subversion
7 28 (1.25%) Selenium
8 27 (1.20%) JUnit
9 23 (1.02%) IntelliJ
10 22 (0.98%) TeamCity
11 18 (0.80%) Ant
12 15 (0.67%) Visual Studio
13 14 (0.62%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.49%) gulp
15 10 (0.45%) Grunt
15 10 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
16 9 (0.40%) Bower
16 9 (0.40%) WebDriver
17 7 (0.31%) MSBuild
General
1 741 (32.98%) Banking
2 206 (9.17%) Financial Institution
3 191 (8.50%) Investment Banking
4 118 (5.25%) Retail
5 113 (5.03%) Front Office
6 75 (3.34%) Legal
7 74 (3.29%) Marketing
8 52 (2.31%) Back Office
9 42 (1.87%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.29%) Law
11 28 (1.25%) Advertising
12 26 (1.16%) Retail Banking
13 19 (0.85%) Billing
14 18 (0.80%) Publishing
15 14 (0.62%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.53%) Games
17 9 (0.40%) Electronics
17 9 (0.40%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.22%) French Language
19 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 599 (26.66%) Developer
2 465 (20.69%) Analyst
3 204 (9.08%) Senior Developer
4 203 (9.03%) Project Manager
5 201 (8.95%) Business Analyst
6 187 (8.32%) Java Developer
7 117 (5.21%) Architect
8 105 (4.67%) Consultant
9 98 (4.36%) Senior Java Developer
10 86 (3.83%) C# Developer
11 69 (3.07%) Administrator
12 60 (2.67%) SQL Developer
13 54 (2.40%) JavaScript Developer
14 52 (2.31%) Financial Analyst
15 49 (2.18%) Banking Analyst
15 49 (2.18%) DevOps Engineer
16 48 (2.14%) IT Manager
17 47 (2.09%) Agile Developer
18 41 (1.82%) Data Analyst
18 41 (1.82%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (8.86%) HTML
2 173 (7.70%) .NET
3 161 (7.17%) CSS
4 152 (6.76%) AngularJS
5 137 (6.10%) HTML5
6 107 (4.76%) CSS3
7 88 (3.92%) Web Services
8 82 (3.65%) XML
9 75 (3.34%) Spring
10 55 (2.45%) REST
11 53 (2.36%) ASP.NET
12 49 (2.18%) React
13 48 (2.14%) jQuery
14 47 (2.09%) Node.js
15 43 (1.91%) Middleware
16 36 (1.60%) SOAP
17 33 (1.47%) JMS
17 33 (1.47%) WPF
18 24 (1.07%) Struts
19 23 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 211 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (4.49%) Hedge funds
3 93 (4.14%) Derivative
3 93 (4.14%) Fixed Income
4 92 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 91 (4.05%) Equities
6 85 (3.78%) User Experience
7 76 (3.38%) Data Centre
8 69 (3.07%) Fintech
9 68 (3.03%) Computer Science
10 60 (2.67%) Management Information System
10 60 (2.67%) Mathematics
11 34 (1.51%) Market Risk
12 33 (1.47%) Clustering
13 32 (1.42%) Credit Risk
14 31 (1.38%) Virtual Team
15 26 (1.16%) Visualisation
16 20 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 20 (0.89%) Mobile App
17 18 (0.80%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 219 (9.75%) Linux
2 190 (8.46%) Windows
3 182 (8.10%) Unix
4 56 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 47 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 36 (1.60%) Solaris
8 29 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.58%) AIX
12 12 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (0.45%) CentOS
15 8 (0.36%) Android
15 8 (0.36%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.27%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.18%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (11.79%) Project Management
3 239 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 192 (8.54%) TDD
5 154 (6.85%) ITIL
6 135 (6.01%) Business Analysis
6 135 (6.01%) Scrum
7 133 (5.92%) Migration
8 125 (5.56%) OO
9 111 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
10 108 (4.81%) Asset Management
10 108 (4.81%) DevOps
10 108 (4.81%) Risk Management
11 105 (4.67%) BDD
11 105 (4.67%) Change Management
12 100 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 89 (3.96%) PRINCE2
14 87 (3.87%) Analytics
14 87 (3.87%) SDLC
15 80 (3.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 431 (19.18%) SQL
2 376 (16.73%) Java
3 212 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 205 (9.12%) C#
5 146 (6.50%) Python
6 64 (2.85%) Perl
7 63 (2.80%) C++
8 57 (2.54%) Ruby
9 56 (2.49%) PL/SQL
9 56 (2.49%) Shell Script
10 47 (2.09%) PowerShell
11 44 (1.96%) Scala
12 43 (1.91%) T-SQL
12 43 (1.91%) VBA
13 32 (1.42%) C
14 31 (1.38%) Bash Shell
15 27 (1.20%) VB
16 20 (0.89%) Groovy
17 14 (0.62%) Clojure
17 14 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 134 (5.96%) Degree
2 52 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (2.31%) CISSP
3 33 (1.47%) CISM
3 33 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.34%) PMI Certification
5 29 (1.29%) CCNP
6 28 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (1.20%) PMP
8 23 (1.02%) SC Cleared
9 21 (0.93%) CCNA
10 18 (0.80%) CISA
10 18 (0.80%) ISEB
11 15 (0.67%) CCIE
11 15 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (0.62%) MCSE
13 12 (0.53%) CRISC
14 11 (0.49%) APMP
14 11 (0.49%) MCITP
15 10 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.45%) QA
2 31 (1.38%) MiFID
3 30 (1.34%) Solvency II
4 24 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (0.80%) Data Quality
8 16 (0.71%) SEPA
8 16 (0.71%) SLA
9 14 (0.62%) COBIT
10 10 (0.45%) FATCA
11 9 (0.40%) Basel III
11 9 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (0.22%) COSO
12 5 (0.22%) ISO27002
13 4 (0.18%) EMIR
13 4 (0.18%) ISO27005
13 4 (0.18%) SDET
14 3 (0.13%) Basel II
14 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 117 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 62 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.93%) GFS2
3 21 (0.93%) GlusterFS
3 21 (0.93%) OCFS2
3 21 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (0.85%) Docker
4 19 (0.85%) vSphere
5 14 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.45%) NFS
6 10 (0.45%) XenApp
7 8 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.36%) RACF
7 8 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.31%) KVM
8 7 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.22%) HDFS
10 5 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 111 (4.94%) Puppet
2 50 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (1.82%) Ansible
4 25 (1.11%) SCCM
5 21 (0.93%) Control-M
6 17 (0.76%) CFEngine
6 17 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
6 17 (0.76%) SELinux
7 13 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
8 12 (0.53%) Tivoli
9 11 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.40%) Salt
11 8 (0.36%) BladeLogic
11 8 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 8 (0.36%) SCOM
12 7 (0.31%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.27%) logstash
13 6 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 248 (11.04%) Oracle
2 218 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 121 (5.38%) Cisco
4 106 (4.72%) VMware
5 54 (2.40%) HP
5 54 (2.40%) IBM
6 47 (2.09%) Red Hat
7 45 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 45 (2.00%) Citrix
8 39 (1.74%) SAP
9 36 (1.60%) Juniper
10 34 (1.51%) F5
11 27 (1.20%) Atlassian
12 26 (1.16%) Google
12 26 (1.16%) Splunk
13 24 (1.07%) Bloomberg
14 23 (1.02%) Dell
14 23 (1.02%) Tableau
15 19 (0.85%) EMC
15 19 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
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