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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1145 1903 1633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.82% 32.06% 27.71%
As % of the General category 62.98% 60.97% 54.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 1479 1200
Median daily rate £500 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £12.69 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £32.45 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +18.18%
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
1818 3121 2993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.69% 52.58% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1504 2440 2247
Median daily rate £496 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.36 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £39.05 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

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 July 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 July 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 July 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.

1 770 (32.86%) Banking
2 557 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
3 483 (20.61%) SQL
4 431 (18.40%) Java
5 276 (11.78%) Project Management
6 267 (11.40%) Oracle
7 248 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 240 (10.24%) SQL Server
9 224 (9.56%) TDD
10 218 (9.30%) Windows
10 218 (9.30%) Linux
10 218 (9.30%) Microsoft
11 208 (8.88%) C#
12 206 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
13 204 (8.71%) JavaScript
14 192 (8.19%) Investment Banking
15 189 (8.07%) HTML
16 188 (8.02%) .NET
17 186 (7.94%) Unix
18 185 (7.90%) Financial Institution
19 160 (6.83%) Migration
20 153 (6.53%) ITIL
21 146 (6.23%) CSS
22 143 (6.10%) Scrum
23 137 (5.85%) MS Excel
24 136 (5.80%) Python
24 136 (5.80%) AngularJS
24 136 (5.80%) BDD
25 135 (5.76%) SDLC
26 126 (5.38%) HTML5

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 61 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.62%) Tomcat
3 34 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 33 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 28 (1.20%) SAS
6 27 (1.15%) Apache
7 22 (0.94%) Confluence
8 21 (0.90%) IIS
9 19 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 18 (0.77%) MS Exchange
11 17 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 16 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.60%) Jetty
14 14 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
15 13 (0.55%) Skype for Business
16 12 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
16 12 (0.51%) CMS
16 12 (0.51%) JBoss
17 10 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 137 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 86 (3.67%) MS Office
3 47 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.54%) MS Project
6 21 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.17%) SPSS
9 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.043%) GIMP
11 1 (0.043%) HipChat
11 1 (0.043%) InVision
11 1 (0.043%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 22 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
7 10 (0.43%) Documaker
7 10 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.30%) Oracle FAH
10 6 (0.26%) Maximo
10 6 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 90 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.15%) PaaS
4 22 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.51%) Heroku
6 10 (0.43%) IaaS
6 10 (0.43%) Office 365
7 7 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.21%) Force.com
9 5 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
9 5 (0.21%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.21%) SaaS
10 4 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.17%) Taleo
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.13%) GitHub
11 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.93%) Firewall
2 53 (2.26%) SAN
3 47 (2.01%) WAN
4 40 (1.71%) DNS
5 39 (1.66%) LAN
6 30 (1.28%) LDAP
6 30 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 24 (1.02%) HTTP
8 22 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (0.94%) Internet
8 22 (0.94%) Network Security
9 19 (0.81%) DHCP
10 18 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (0.68%) VPN
12 15 (0.64%) BGP
12 15 (0.64%) NAS
13 14 (0.60%) Wireless
14 12 (0.51%) VoIP
15 11 (0.47%) Intranet
15 11 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 107 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
3 97 (4.14%) Oracle Database
4 70 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 64 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 56 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 49 (2.09%) Big Data
9 49 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 43 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 42 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 34 (1.45%) MySQL
13 30 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (0.90%) Apache Hive
15 21 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
16 20 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 86 (3.67%) JIRA
2 82 (3.50%) Maven
3 41 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 38 (1.62%) Subversion
5 35 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 34 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 34 (1.45%) Selenium
7 31 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (1.24%) JUnit
8 29 (1.24%) TeamCity
9 28 (1.20%) IntelliJ
10 22 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 21 (0.90%) SpecFlow
12 17 (0.73%) Ant
13 15 (0.64%) Visual Studio
14 11 (0.47%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
16 9 (0.38%) Artifactory
16 9 (0.38%) Grunt
17 8 (0.34%) Mockito
General
1 770 (32.86%) Banking
2 192 (8.19%) Investment Banking
3 185 (7.90%) Financial Institution
4 126 (5.38%) Front Office
5 91 (3.88%) Retail
6 82 (3.50%) Marketing
7 63 (2.69%) Legal
8 53 (2.26%) Back Office
9 49 (2.09%) Telecoms
10 47 (2.01%) Advertising
11 32 (1.37%) Law
12 28 (1.20%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.77%) Publishing
14 13 (0.55%) Billing
14 13 (0.55%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.51%) Electronics
15 12 (0.51%) Games
15 12 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.13%) French Language
16 3 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 654 (27.91%) Developer
2 492 (21.00%) Analyst
3 244 (10.41%) Java Developer
4 210 (8.96%) Business Analyst
4 210 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 201 (8.58%) Senior Developer
6 118 (5.04%) Architect
7 113 (4.82%) Consultant
8 98 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
9 86 (3.67%) C# Developer
10 76 (3.24%) Agile Developer
11 72 (3.07%) Administrator
12 71 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
13 67 (2.86%) SQL Developer
14 61 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
15 58 (2.48%) Banking Analyst
16 53 (2.26%) IT Manager
17 51 (2.18%) DevOps Engineer
18 48 (2.05%) Applications Support
18 48 (2.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (8.07%) HTML
2 188 (8.02%) .NET
3 146 (6.23%) CSS
4 136 (5.80%) AngularJS
5 126 (5.38%) HTML5
6 110 (4.69%) Web Services
7 107 (4.57%) XML
8 93 (3.97%) REST
9 89 (3.80%) Spring
10 86 (3.67%) CSS3
11 55 (2.35%) ASP.NET
12 48 (2.05%) SOAP
13 47 (2.01%) Node.js
14 43 (1.84%) Middleware
15 40 (1.71%) jQuery
16 39 (1.66%) React
17 38 (1.62%) JMS
18 36 (1.54%) WPF
19 33 (1.41%) JSON
20 31 (1.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 206 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (5.34%) Derivative
3 99 (4.23%) Hedge funds
4 96 (4.10%) Fixed Income
5 92 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 91 (3.88%) Equities
7 81 (3.46%) User Experience
8 69 (2.94%) Data Centre
9 57 (2.43%) Computer Science
9 57 (2.43%) Management Information System
10 55 (2.35%) Fintech
11 49 (2.09%) Mathematics
12 34 (1.45%) Clustering
13 29 (1.24%) Credit Risk
13 29 (1.24%) Market Risk
14 23 (0.98%) Virtual Team
15 19 (0.81%) Mobile App
15 19 (0.81%) Replication
15 19 (0.81%) Visualisation
16 18 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 218 (9.30%) Linux
1 218 (9.30%) Windows
2 186 (7.94%) Unix
3 70 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 51 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (2.01%) Solaris
6 37 (1.58%) Windows 7
6 37 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (0.68%) AIX
10 11 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.38%) Android
12 8 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.26%) CentOS
15 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.17%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (11.78%) Project Management
3 248 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 224 (9.56%) TDD
5 160 (6.83%) Migration
6 153 (6.53%) ITIL
7 143 (6.10%) Scrum
8 136 (5.80%) BDD
9 135 (5.76%) SDLC
10 123 (5.25%) Business Analysis
11 122 (5.21%) Change Management
12 120 (5.12%) OO
13 119 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
14 108 (4.61%) Asset Management
15 102 (4.35%) Risk Management
16 94 (4.01%) Analytics
17 92 (3.93%) DevOps
17 92 (3.93%) User Acceptance Testing
18 89 (3.80%) PRINCE2
19 78 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 483 (20.61%) SQL
2 431 (18.40%) Java
3 208 (8.88%) C#
4 204 (8.71%) JavaScript
5 136 (5.80%) Python
6 71 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 66 (2.82%) C++
8 64 (2.73%) PowerShell
9 62 (2.65%) Perl
9 62 (2.65%) Shell Script
10 57 (2.43%) Ruby
11 48 (2.05%) VBA
12 47 (2.01%) T-SQL
13 35 (1.49%) Bash Shell
13 35 (1.49%) VB
14 32 (1.37%) Scala
15 24 (1.02%) C
16 20 (0.85%) PHP
17 18 (0.77%) Go
18 14 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 119 (5.08%) Degree
2 44 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (1.79%) CISSP
4 35 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 35 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 33 (1.41%) PMP
6 28 (1.20%) CISM
7 26 (1.11%) CCNP
8 23 (0.98%) ISEB
9 21 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (0.81%) SC Cleared
11 16 (0.68%) CCIE
11 16 (0.68%) CISA
12 14 (0.60%) CCNA
12 14 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.51%) MCSE
13 12 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (0.47%) CRISC
14 11 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (2.65%) QA
2 29 (1.24%) Solvency II
3 25 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.98%) MiFID
5 20 (0.85%) SLA
6 17 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.64%) SEPA
8 13 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
9 12 (0.51%) COBIT
10 11 (0.47%) FATCA
11 6 (0.26%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.17%) COSO
12 4 (0.17%) EMIR
12 4 (0.17%) ISO27005
13 3 (0.13%) Basel III
13 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.13%) SDET
14 2 (0.085%) Basel II
14 2 (0.085%) GAAP
System Software
1 105 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 67 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.02%) vSphere
4 19 (0.81%) Docker
4 19 (0.81%) XenApp
5 17 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 14 (0.60%) GFS2
7 14 (0.60%) GlusterFS
7 14 (0.60%) OCFS2
8 13 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.51%) RACF
10 11 (0.47%) KVM
11 10 (0.43%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.38%) NFS
13 8 (0.34%) Hyper-V
14 7 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
16 5 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 93 (3.97%) Puppet
2 46 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (1.41%) SCCM
4 32 (1.37%) Control-M
5 31 (1.32%) Ansible
6 20 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 20 (0.85%) SCOM
7 13 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (0.47%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.43%) CFEngine
9 10 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (0.43%) SELinux
9 10 (0.43%) zSecure
10 9 (0.38%) BladeLogic
10 9 (0.38%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
11 8 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 7 (0.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 7 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 267 (11.40%) Oracle
2 218 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 120 (5.12%) VMware
4 98 (4.18%) Cisco
5 68 (2.90%) IBM
6 66 (2.82%) HP
7 61 (2.60%) Citrix
8 56 (2.39%) Red Hat
9 45 (1.92%) SAP
10 36 (1.54%) CheckPoint
11 35 (1.49%) Sybase
12 32 (1.37%) Juniper
13 30 (1.28%) Atlassian
14 29 (1.24%) F5
15 26 (1.11%) Dell
16 25 (1.07%) Google
16 25 (1.07%) Informatica
16 25 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (0.98%) Bloomberg
18 21 (0.90%) Tableau
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Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
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Executive Resource Group
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Senitor Associates
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HFG
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Premier IT
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Hatstand Limited
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TEKsystems
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Hays Finance Technology
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Hays Finance Technology
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