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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1192 1720 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.16% 31.34% 27.95%
As % of the General category 65.07% 59.78% 52.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1355 1280
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 28
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.83 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +4.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £34.63 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
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
1832 2877 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.51% 52.42% 53.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 2239 2516
Median daily rate £513 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £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 16 36 48
Median hourly rate £18.99 £19.72 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -9.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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.

1 742 (32.88%) Banking
2 468 (20.74%) SQL
3 442 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
4 401 (17.77%) Java
5 271 (12.01%) Oracle
6 267 (11.83%) Windows
7 244 (10.81%) Project Management
8 232 (10.28%) SQL Server
9 225 (9.97%) Investment Banking
10 210 (9.30%) Linux
11 207 (9.17%) Microsoft
11 207 (9.17%) TDD
12 194 (8.60%) C#
13 190 (8.42%) Unix
14 184 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 182 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
16 179 (7.93%) .NET
17 163 (7.22%) Front Office
18 161 (7.13%) Financial Institution
19 160 (7.09%) JavaScript
20 158 (7.00%) Migration
21 157 (6.96%) SDLC
22 150 (6.65%) Scrum
23 144 (6.38%) Derivative
24 142 (6.29%) MS Excel
25 139 (6.16%) HTML
26 132 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
27 131 (5.80%) ITIL
28 129 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
29 113 (5.01%) Degree

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 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.68%) Node.js
3 32 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 31 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 23 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 21 (0.93%) CMS
7 20 (0.89%) IIS
7 20 (0.89%) MS Exchange
8 18 (0.80%) Apache
8 18 (0.80%) SAS
9 17 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
10 16 (0.71%) Apache Spark
11 15 (0.66%) OpenStack
11 15 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (0.62%) Jetty
12 14 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 13 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (0.58%) Confluence
14 10 (0.44%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 142 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 103 (4.56%) MS Office
3 52 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (1.55%) MS Project
5 30 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.044%) GIMP
10 1 (0.044%) HipChat
10 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 20 (0.89%) Markit EDM
2 17 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
5 13 (0.58%) Maximo
6 11 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (0.40%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 7 (0.31%) SAP CO
10 7 (0.31%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 6 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.02%) PaaS
4 15 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.58%) Heroku
6 11 (0.49%) Office 365
7 10 (0.44%) GitHub
8 6 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.13%) Force.com
11 3 (0.13%) IaaS
11 3 (0.13%) SaaS
12 2 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.089%) Taleo
13 1 (0.044%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.044%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.044%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.75%) Firewall
2 46 (2.04%) SAN
3 35 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 33 (1.46%) WAN
5 30 (1.33%) DNS
6 25 (1.11%) HTTP
7 22 (0.97%) LAN
8 20 (0.89%) VPN
9 17 (0.75%) DHCP
9 17 (0.75%) Network Security
10 14 (0.62%) BGP
11 13 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (0.53%) Internet
13 11 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (0.49%) Wireless
14 10 (0.44%) LDAP
14 10 (0.44%) MPLS
14 10 (0.44%) NAS
14 10 (0.44%) NetScaler
15 9 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 129 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
3 97 (4.30%) Oracle Database
4 93 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 90 (3.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 70 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 67 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 58 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 55 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 44 (1.95%) Big Data
11 42 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 40 (1.77%) MongoDB
13 38 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 35 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (1.46%) Hadoop
16 31 (1.37%) MS Access
16 31 (1.37%) MySQL
17 23 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
17 23 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
18 22 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (2.57%) JIRA
2 54 (2.39%) Maven
3 42 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 42 (1.86%) Subversion
4 34 (1.51%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.28%) Selenium
6 26 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 22 (0.97%) Eclipse
8 22 (0.97%) JUnit
8 22 (0.97%) SpecFlow
9 21 (0.93%) Cucumber
10 19 (0.84%) Ant
11 18 (0.80%) IntelliJ
12 13 (0.58%) ClearCase
12 13 (0.58%) Visual Studio
13 12 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (0.44%) Gradle
14 10 (0.44%) gulp
15 9 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 742 (32.88%) Banking
2 225 (9.97%) Investment Banking
3 163 (7.22%) Front Office
4 161 (7.13%) Financial Institution
5 74 (3.28%) Advertising
6 69 (3.06%) Legal
7 59 (2.61%) Retail
8 55 (2.44%) Marketing
9 53 (2.35%) Telecoms
10 49 (2.17%) Back Office
11 30 (1.33%) Law
12 23 (1.02%) Retail Banking
13 19 (0.84%) General Ledger
14 17 (0.75%) Billing
15 15 (0.66%) Electronics
15 15 (0.66%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.49%) Games
17 7 (0.31%) Publishing
18 3 (0.13%) German Language
18 3 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 641 (28.40%) Developer
2 490 (21.71%) Analyst
3 251 (11.12%) Java Developer
4 236 (10.46%) Business Analyst
5 190 (8.42%) Project Manager
6 141 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 112 (4.96%) Consultant
8 110 (4.87%) Architect
9 86 (3.81%) C# Developer
10 79 (3.50%) Agile Developer
11 77 (3.41%) Agile Java Developer
12 75 (3.32%) Financial Analyst
13 70 (3.10%) Administrator
14 66 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
15 62 (2.75%) SQL Developer
16 54 (2.39%) Test Analyst
17 53 (2.35%) Banking Analyst
18 52 (2.30%) .NET Developer
19 48 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
20 44 (1.95%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (7.93%) .NET
2 139 (6.16%) HTML
3 109 (4.83%) REST
4 101 (4.47%) XML
5 96 (4.25%) CSS
6 93 (4.12%) AngularJS
6 93 (4.12%) Web Services
7 84 (3.72%) HTML5
8 78 (3.46%) Spring
9 59 (2.61%) ASP.NET
10 53 (2.35%) CSS3
11 43 (1.91%) FIX Protocol
12 40 (1.77%) WPF
13 38 (1.68%) SOAP
14 37 (1.64%) Middleware
15 36 (1.60%) JSON
16 35 (1.55%) .NET Framework
17 31 (1.37%) J2EE
18 30 (1.33%) jQuery
19 29 (1.28%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 182 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (6.38%) Derivative
3 105 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 100 (4.43%) Fixed Income
5 97 (4.30%) Equities
6 84 (3.72%) Hedge funds
7 58 (2.57%) User Experience
8 53 (2.35%) Computer Science
9 50 (2.22%) Data Centre
10 48 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 40 (1.77%) Fintech
12 39 (1.73%) Clustering
13 35 (1.55%) Mathematics
14 30 (1.33%) Credit Risk
14 30 (1.33%) Market Risk
15 29 (1.28%) Blackberry
16 22 (0.97%) Reinsurance
16 22 (0.97%) SWIFT
17 21 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 267 (11.83%) Windows
2 210 (9.30%) Linux
3 190 (8.42%) Unix
4 78 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 57 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 51 (2.26%) Solaris
7 47 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.62%) AIX
13 12 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.31%) Android
16 5 (0.22%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.18%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.13%) CentOS
18 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (10.81%) Project Management
3 207 (9.17%) TDD
4 184 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 158 (7.00%) Migration
6 157 (6.96%) SDLC
7 150 (6.65%) Scrum
8 132 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
9 131 (5.80%) ITIL
10 112 (4.96%) Business Analysis
11 108 (4.79%) Asset Management
11 108 (4.79%) Change Management
12 107 (4.74%) BDD
13 102 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 97 (4.30%) OO
15 90 (3.99%) Pair Programming
15 90 (3.99%) Risk Management
16 89 (3.94%) PRINCE2
17 83 (3.68%) Data Modelling
18 81 (3.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 468 (20.74%) SQL
2 401 (17.77%) Java
3 194 (8.60%) C#
4 160 (7.09%) JavaScript
5 100 (4.43%) Python
6 65 (2.88%) C++
7 64 (2.84%) T-SQL
8 61 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 60 (2.66%) Shell Script
10 59 (2.61%) VBA
11 53 (2.35%) Perl
11 53 (2.35%) PL/SQL
12 38 (1.68%) Ruby
13 37 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 32 (1.42%) VB
15 26 (1.15%) C
16 24 (1.06%) Scala
17 19 (0.84%) PHP
18 18 (0.80%) VB.NET
19 17 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 113 (5.01%) Degree
2 43 (1.91%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (1.42%) PMI Certification
4 26 (1.15%) CISSP
4 26 (1.15%) ISEB
5 24 (1.06%) CCNP
6 22 (0.97%) PMP
7 21 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 19 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.75%) CISA
9 17 (0.75%) CISM
10 14 (0.62%) MCSE
11 13 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.58%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.58%) MCDST
12 12 (0.53%) CCIE
12 12 (0.53%) MCP
13 11 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (0.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.30%) QA
2 36 (1.60%) SLA
3 30 (1.33%) MiFID
4 29 (1.28%) Solvency II
5 27 (1.20%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.93%) SEPA
7 14 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
8 10 (0.44%) FATCA
9 9 (0.40%) COBIT
9 9 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.40%) EMIR
10 8 (0.35%) ISO20022
11 7 (0.31%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.22%) COREP
14 4 (0.18%) GAAP
14 4 (0.18%) UCITS
15 3 (0.13%) COSO
15 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
System Software
1 95 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 55 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.33%) XenApp
4 21 (0.93%) vSphere
5 19 (0.84%) Docker
6 13 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 12 (0.53%) RACF
7 12 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.35%) NFS
9 8 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (0.35%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.31%) KVM
10 7 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (0.27%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.18%) GFS2
13 4 (0.18%) GlusterFS
13 4 (0.18%) OCFS2
13 4 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (2.35%) Puppet
2 38 (1.68%) SCCM
3 34 (1.51%) Control-M
4 33 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (0.97%) SCOM
7 16 (0.71%) Ansible
8 15 (0.66%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (0.58%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.44%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (0.44%) zSecure
12 7 (0.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 6 (0.27%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.22%) Nagios
14 5 (0.22%) SELinux
15 4 (0.18%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 271 (12.01%) Oracle
2 207 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 107 (4.74%) VMware
4 76 (3.37%) Citrix
5 75 (3.32%) SAP
6 68 (3.01%) HP
7 67 (2.97%) Cisco
8 59 (2.61%) Sybase
9 53 (2.35%) IBM
10 45 (1.99%) Red Hat
11 37 (1.64%) Bloomberg
12 36 (1.60%) Veritas
13 30 (1.33%) Reuters
14 28 (1.24%) Siebel
15 26 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
16 25 (1.11%) EMC
17 21 (0.93%) Dell
18 20 (0.89%) Charles River
18 20 (0.89%) Google
19 19 (0.84%) Juniper
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
William Alexander Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intech 7
Rate: strong salary and benefits from top employer
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £850 - £950 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £85000 - £115000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + n/a
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £550 per day + travel expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £520 - £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago