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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1177 1775 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.01% 32.63% 27.31%
As % of the General category 64.46% 60.91% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 1342 1187
Median daily rate £485 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.51% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 10
Median hourly rate £19.46 £19.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.69 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.58 £39.81 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £21.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.48% +30.45%
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
1826 2914 2997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.76% 53.58% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 2254 2223
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 £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 30
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.13 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.07 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 751 (32.77%) Banking
2 573 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 451 (19.68%) SQL
4 397 (17.32%) Java
5 271 (11.82%) Project Management
6 256 (11.17%) Oracle
7 240 (10.47%) SQL Server
8 239 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 219 (9.55%) Microsoft
9 219 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
10 213 (9.29%) Linux
11 210 (9.16%) C#
12 203 (8.86%) TDD
13 202 (8.81%) JavaScript
14 195 (8.51%) Financial Institution
15 189 (8.25%) HTML
16 188 (8.20%) Windows
17 184 (8.03%) .NET
18 181 (7.90%) Investment Banking
19 173 (7.55%) Unix
20 155 (6.76%) CSS
21 151 (6.59%) ITIL
22 145 (6.33%) AngularJS
23 144 (6.28%) Migration
24 142 (6.20%) MS Excel
25 139 (6.06%) Python
26 137 (5.98%) Scrum
27 133 (5.80%) Business Analysis
28 132 (5.76%) HTML5
29 130 (5.67%) 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 68 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 33 (1.44%) Apache
4 31 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 29 (1.27%) SAS
6 26 (1.13%) Confluence
7 24 (1.05%) WebLogic
8 23 (1.00%) Apache Spark
9 20 (0.87%) IIS
9 20 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 19 (0.83%) OpenStack
10 19 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.65%) JBoss
12 14 (0.61%) Jetty
12 14 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
13 13 (0.57%) CMS
14 12 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
15 11 (0.48%) nginx
15 11 (0.48%) Skype for Business
15 11 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 142 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 89 (3.88%) MS Office
3 51 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.40%) MS Project
6 20 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.22%) SPSS
8 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.087%) InVision
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.044%) EViews
10 1 (0.044%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.044%) GIMP
10 1 (0.044%) HipChat
10 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.044%) Revit
10 1 (0.044%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 26 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
5 12 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.52%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.39%) Documaker
7 9 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
9 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.26%) Maximo
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.22%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 91 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.22%) PaaS
4 26 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.57%) Heroku
5 13 (0.57%) Office 365
6 12 (0.52%) IaaS
7 9 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.31%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.22%) Force.com
10 5 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
10 5 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
10 5 (0.22%) SaaS
11 4 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.17%) GitHub
11 4 (0.17%) Taleo
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 103 (4.49%) Firewall
2 50 (2.18%) WAN
3 49 (2.14%) SAN
4 43 (1.88%) LAN
5 35 (1.53%) DNS
6 30 (1.31%) LDAP
6 30 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 28 (1.22%) Network Security
8 25 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (1.05%) Internet
10 20 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (0.83%) HTTP
11 19 (0.83%) Wireless
12 18 (0.79%) BGP
12 18 (0.79%) DHCP
13 17 (0.74%) VoIP
13 17 (0.74%) VPN
14 15 (0.65%) Intranet
14 15 (0.65%) NAS
15 13 (0.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 94 (4.10%) Oracle Database
3 93 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
4 63 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 53 (2.31%) Big Data
7 52 (2.27%) Hadoop
8 50 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (2.05%) NoSQL
10 43 (1.88%) Relational Database
11 39 (1.70%) MySQL
12 36 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 33 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
15 23 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
15 23 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (0.83%) Apache Hive
16 19 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 84 (3.66%) Maven
2 81 (3.53%) JIRA
3 44 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 38 (1.66%) Subversion
5 34 (1.48%) Eclipse
5 34 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (1.35%) Jenkins
7 29 (1.27%) Selenium
8 28 (1.22%) IntelliJ
8 28 (1.22%) JUnit
9 26 (1.13%) TeamCity
10 20 (0.87%) Ant
11 16 (0.70%) Visual Studio
12 15 (0.65%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.61%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.48%) gulp
15 10 (0.44%) WebDriver
16 9 (0.39%) Bower
16 9 (0.39%) Grunt
16 9 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 751 (32.77%) Banking
2 195 (8.51%) Financial Institution
3 181 (7.90%) Investment Banking
4 112 (4.89%) Front Office
5 102 (4.45%) Retail
6 76 (3.32%) Marketing
7 70 (3.05%) Legal
8 57 (2.49%) Back Office
9 44 (1.92%) Telecoms
10 36 (1.57%) Law
11 35 (1.53%) Advertising
12 26 (1.13%) Retail Banking
13 20 (0.87%) Publishing
14 15 (0.65%) Billing
15 12 (0.52%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.44%) Electronics
16 10 (0.44%) Games
16 10 (0.44%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.13%) French Language
17 3 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 617 (26.92%) Developer
2 487 (21.25%) Analyst
3 216 (9.42%) Business Analyst
4 211 (9.21%) Project Manager
5 207 (9.03%) Java Developer
6 199 (8.68%) Senior Developer
7 117 (5.10%) Architect
8 107 (4.67%) Consultant
9 95 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 90 (3.93%) C# Developer
11 71 (3.10%) Administrator
12 61 (2.66%) SQL Developer
13 58 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
13 58 (2.53%) Financial Analyst
14 56 (2.44%) Agile Developer
15 53 (2.31%) Banking Analyst
16 50 (2.18%) IT Manager
17 49 (2.14%) Agile Java Developer
18 47 (2.05%) Data Analyst
19 45 (1.96%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (8.25%) HTML
2 184 (8.03%) .NET
3 155 (6.76%) CSS
4 145 (6.33%) AngularJS
5 132 (5.76%) HTML5
6 102 (4.45%) Web Services
7 98 (4.28%) CSS3
7 98 (4.28%) XML
8 86 (3.75%) Spring
9 59 (2.57%) REST
10 54 (2.36%) ASP.NET
11 49 (2.14%) Node.js
12 44 (1.92%) jQuery
13 43 (1.88%) React
13 43 (1.88%) SOAP
14 38 (1.66%) Middleware
15 37 (1.61%) WPF
16 35 (1.53%) JMS
17 28 (1.22%) Struts
18 27 (1.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 219 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (4.32%) Derivative
2 99 (4.32%) Hedge funds
3 84 (3.66%) Fixed Income
4 83 (3.62%) User Experience
5 80 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 75 (3.27%) Data Centre
7 72 (3.14%) Equities
8 66 (2.88%) Management Information System
9 60 (2.62%) Computer Science
10 59 (2.57%) Fintech
11 54 (2.36%) Mathematics
12 36 (1.57%) Market Risk
13 32 (1.40%) Clustering
14 31 (1.35%) Credit Risk
15 25 (1.09%) Visualisation
16 23 (1.00%) Data Structures
16 23 (1.00%) Virtual Team
17 17 (0.74%) Algorithms
17 17 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 213 (9.29%) Linux
2 188 (8.20%) Windows
3 173 (7.55%) Unix
4 56 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 50 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (1.83%) Solaris
7 32 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 32 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.61%) AIX
11 11 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.39%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.39%) CentOS
13 7 (0.31%) Android
13 7 (0.31%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.17%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (11.82%) Project Management
3 239 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 203 (8.86%) TDD
5 151 (6.59%) ITIL
6 144 (6.28%) Migration
7 137 (5.98%) Scrum
8 133 (5.80%) Business Analysis
9 121 (5.28%) Change Management
10 120 (5.24%) BDD
11 116 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
12 115 (5.02%) DevOps
12 115 (5.02%) OO
13 114 (4.97%) Asset Management
14 108 (4.71%) SDLC
15 107 (4.67%) Risk Management
16 98 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
17 96 (4.19%) PRINCE2
18 93 (4.06%) Analytics
19 81 (3.53%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 451 (19.68%) SQL
2 397 (17.32%) Java
3 210 (9.16%) C#
4 202 (8.81%) JavaScript
5 139 (6.06%) Python
6 64 (2.79%) Perl
6 64 (2.79%) Ruby
7 61 (2.66%) PL/SQL
7 61 (2.66%) PowerShell
8 58 (2.53%) C++
9 56 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 52 (2.27%) VBA
11 39 (1.70%) T-SQL
12 38 (1.66%) Scala
13 32 (1.40%) VB
14 30 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 28 (1.22%) C
16 19 (0.83%) Go
17 18 (0.79%) PHP
18 16 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 130 (5.67%) Degree
2 53 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (2.23%) CISSP
4 39 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 36 (1.57%) PMP
6 34 (1.48%) PMI Certification
7 33 (1.44%) CISM
8 32 (1.40%) CCNP
9 27 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (1.00%) SC Cleared
11 22 (0.96%) ISEB
12 21 (0.92%) CCNA
13 20 (0.87%) CISA
14 16 (0.70%) CCIE
15 14 (0.61%) MCSE
15 14 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (0.52%) CRISC
16 12 (0.52%) ISTQB
17 10 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.36%) QA
2 26 (1.13%) MiFID
2 26 (1.13%) Solvency II
3 24 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.65%) SLA
7 14 (0.61%) COBIT
8 13 (0.57%) SEPA
9 12 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
10 10 (0.44%) FATCA
11 8 (0.35%) Basel III
12 5 (0.22%) COSO
13 4 (0.17%) ISO27005
13 4 (0.17%) SDET
14 3 (0.13%) EMIR
14 3 (0.13%) ISO27002
15 2 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.087%) ISO20022
System Software
1 107 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 64 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.09%) vSphere
4 22 (0.96%) Docker
5 19 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (0.79%) GFS2
6 18 (0.79%) GlusterFS
6 18 (0.79%) OCFS2
7 14 (0.61%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.57%) XenApp
9 11 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.44%) KVM
10 10 (0.44%) NFS
10 10 (0.44%) RACF
11 9 (0.39%) Hyper-V
11 9 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.17%) HDFS
13 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 111 (4.84%) Puppet
2 56 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.70%) Ansible
4 28 (1.22%) SCCM
5 18 (0.79%) Control-M
6 15 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (0.61%) CFEngine
7 14 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
7 14 (0.61%) SELinux
8 12 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
8 12 (0.52%) SCOM
9 11 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.48%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.39%) BladeLogic
10 9 (0.39%) Salt
11 8 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 8 (0.35%) zSecure
12 7 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.26%) Nagios
13 6 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 256 (11.17%) Oracle
2 219 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 114 (4.97%) Cisco
4 111 (4.84%) VMware
5 68 (2.97%) IBM
6 66 (2.88%) HP
7 53 (2.31%) Citrix
7 53 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 45 (1.96%) SAP
9 44 (1.92%) CheckPoint
10 33 (1.44%) Juniper
11 32 (1.40%) F5
12 31 (1.35%) Atlassian
13 27 (1.18%) Google
14 26 (1.13%) Dell
15 24 (1.05%) Splunk
15 24 (1.05%) Tableau
16 23 (1.00%) Sybase
17 21 (0.92%) Informatica
18 20 (0.87%) Bloomberg
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
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Hatstand Limited
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