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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1048 1168 1665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.75% 33.76% 29.04%
As % of the General category 63.79% 61.44% 56.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 888 1277
Median daily rate £523 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Median hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.31% +31.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.96 £14.45 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £108.45 £50.10 £24.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
1643 1901 2957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.34% 54.94% 51.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1474 2305
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 22
Median hourly rate £20.34 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.84 £14.10 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.35 £50.00 £27.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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.

1 755 (34.35%) Banking
2 558 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
3 403 (18.33%) SQL
4 333 (15.15%) Java
5 256 (11.65%) Project Management
6 236 (10.74%) Microsoft
7 231 (10.51%) SQL Server
8 224 (10.19%) Windows
9 222 (10.10%) Investment Banking
10 213 (9.69%) Oracle
11 210 (9.55%) Financial Institution
11 210 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 205 (9.33%) JavaScript
12 205 (9.33%) Linux
13 193 (8.78%) C#
14 192 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
15 189 (8.60%) HTML
16 181 (8.23%) .NET
17 177 (8.05%) Python
18 175 (7.96%) Unix
18 175 (7.96%) TDD
19 159 (7.23%) CSS
20 158 (7.19%) Front Office
21 153 (6.96%) DevOps
21 153 (6.96%) AngularJS
22 147 (6.69%) Degree
23 144 (6.55%) Business Analysis
24 134 (6.10%) MS Excel
25 130 (5.91%) Migration
26 129 (5.87%) Scrum

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 76 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.91%) Apache Spark
3 46 (2.09%) Apache
4 43 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 27 (1.23%) IIS
6 26 (1.18%) Confluence
7 25 (1.14%) SAS
8 23 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 23 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 18 (0.82%) Skype for Business
10 16 (0.73%) JBoss
10 16 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.50%) CMS
13 10 (0.45%) Apache Pig
14 9 (0.41%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.36%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 134 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 70 (3.18%) MS Office
3 43 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (1.87%) MS Project
5 19 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.27%) SPSS
7 5 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.091%) InVision
11 1 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.045%) EViews
11 1 (0.045%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.045%) Revit
11 1 (0.045%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 22 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
6 10 (0.45%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (0.41%) SAP FI
7 9 (0.41%) Temenos T24
8 7 (0.32%) Minerva
8 7 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 7 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (0.27%) Endur
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
10 5 (0.23%) HFM
10 5 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 79 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (1.00%) Office 365
5 18 (0.82%) IaaS
6 17 (0.77%) PaaS
7 12 (0.55%) SaaS
8 10 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.32%) GitHub
10 7 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
12 5 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (0.23%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.091%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.091%) FinancialForce.com
14 2 (0.091%) Force.com
14 2 (0.091%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 101 (4.60%) Firewall
2 44 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 41 (1.87%) SAN
4 38 (1.73%) Network Security
4 38 (1.73%) WAN
5 35 (1.59%) DNS
5 35 (1.59%) LAN
6 25 (1.14%) DHCP
7 24 (1.09%) Internet
8 22 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (0.91%) LDAP
9 20 (0.91%) VPN
9 20 (0.91%) Wireless
10 17 (0.77%) BGP
10 17 (0.77%) VoIP
11 16 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (0.73%) HTTP
11 16 (0.73%) Skype
12 13 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 13 (0.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 86 (3.91%) Hadoop
3 81 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
4 71 (3.23%) Big Data
5 65 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (2.59%) Oracle Database
7 55 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 53 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (2.27%) Relational Database
10 40 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 39 (1.77%) NoSQL
12 26 (1.18%) MySQL
12 26 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 25 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 23 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (0.77%) Apache Hive
16 17 (0.77%) QlikView
16 17 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 88 (4.00%) JIRA
2 52 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 51 (2.32%) Jenkins
4 44 (2.00%) Maven
5 38 (1.73%) Subversion
6 36 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (1.27%) Selenium
8 17 (0.77%) gulp
8 17 (0.77%) JUnit
9 15 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 15 (0.68%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.64%) Ant
11 13 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
11 13 (0.59%) Visual Studio
12 12 (0.55%) CruiseControl
12 12 (0.55%) Mocha
13 11 (0.50%) Protractor
14 10 (0.45%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.45%) Grunt
14 10 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 755 (34.35%) Banking
2 222 (10.10%) Investment Banking
3 210 (9.55%) Financial Institution
4 158 (7.19%) Front Office
5 123 (5.60%) Retail
6 93 (4.23%) Legal
7 70 (3.18%) Back Office
8 64 (2.91%) Marketing
9 51 (2.32%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.55%) Law
11 32 (1.46%) Advertising
12 24 (1.09%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.82%) Games
14 16 (0.73%) Billing
15 15 (0.68%) Publishing
16 13 (0.59%) Electronics
16 13 (0.59%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.59%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.27%) International Banking
17 6 (0.27%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 571 (25.98%) Developer
2 447 (20.34%) Analyst
3 200 (9.10%) Business Analyst
4 170 (7.73%) Project Manager
5 160 (7.28%) Senior Developer
6 137 (6.23%) Architect
6 137 (6.23%) Java Developer
7 97 (4.41%) Consultant
8 71 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 69 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 68 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
11 59 (2.68%) .NET Developer
12 58 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
13 57 (2.59%) Administrator
14 55 (2.50%) SQL Developer
15 48 (2.18%) Support Analyst
16 43 (1.96%) Web Developer
17 42 (1.91%) HTML Developer
18 41 (1.87%) Financial Analyst
19 40 (1.82%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (8.60%) HTML
2 181 (8.23%) .NET
3 159 (7.23%) CSS
4 153 (6.96%) AngularJS
5 118 (5.37%) HTML5
6 101 (4.60%) Web Services
7 95 (4.32%) CSS3
8 76 (3.46%) XML
9 72 (3.28%) React
10 64 (2.91%) REST
11 63 (2.87%) ASP.NET
12 51 (2.32%) jQuery
13 49 (2.23%) Spring
14 38 (1.73%) Middleware
15 35 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (1.46%) Node.js
16 32 (1.46%) WPF
17 31 (1.41%) SOAP
18 30 (1.36%) J2EE
19 27 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 192 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (5.51%) Fixed Income
3 120 (5.46%) Equities
4 115 (5.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 91 (4.14%) User Experience
6 84 (3.82%) Hedge funds
7 82 (3.73%) Derivative
8 74 (3.37%) Computer Science
8 74 (3.37%) Data Centre
9 70 (3.18%) Fintech
9 70 (3.18%) Management Information System
10 66 (3.00%) Mathematics
11 44 (2.00%) Market Risk
12 41 (1.87%) Credit Risk
13 38 (1.73%) Virtual Team
14 29 (1.32%) Clustering
15 24 (1.09%) Visualisation
16 23 (1.05%) Algorithms
17 22 (1.00%) Statistics
18 19 (0.86%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 224 (10.19%) Windows
2 205 (9.33%) Linux
3 175 (7.96%) Unix
4 66 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 46 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 35 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (0.91%) Solaris
10 19 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.59%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.55%) CentOS
13 7 (0.32%) AIX
13 7 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.32%) SUSE
13 7 (0.32%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.23%) Android
14 5 (0.23%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.23%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.091%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (11.65%) Project Management
3 210 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 175 (7.96%) TDD
5 153 (6.96%) DevOps
6 144 (6.55%) Business Analysis
7 130 (5.91%) Migration
8 129 (5.87%) Scrum
9 123 (5.60%) Risk Management
10 122 (5.55%) ITIL
11 121 (5.51%) Asset Management
12 114 (5.19%) OO
13 110 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
14 103 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
15 101 (4.60%) Analytics
16 98 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
17 93 (4.23%) Data Modelling
18 91 (4.14%) Change Management
19 90 (4.09%) PRINCE2
20 89 (4.05%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 403 (18.33%) SQL
2 333 (15.15%) Java
3 205 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 193 (8.78%) C#
5 177 (8.05%) Python
6 63 (2.87%) Scala
7 60 (2.73%) C++
8 59 (2.68%) PowerShell
9 53 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 51 (2.32%) Perl
11 47 (2.14%) VBA
12 46 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 45 (2.05%) Ruby
14 41 (1.87%) Bash Shell
15 35 (1.59%) C
16 34 (1.55%) PL/SQL
17 22 (1.00%) R
18 19 (0.86%) MATLAB
19 18 (0.82%) VB
20 17 (0.77%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 147 (6.69%) Degree
2 45 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (2.00%) CISSP
4 35 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 31 (1.41%) CISM
6 26 (1.18%) CCNP
7 24 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (0.91%) CCNA
8 20 (0.91%) PMI Certification
9 19 (0.86%) ISEB
9 19 (0.86%) SC Cleared
10 18 (0.82%) ACCA
11 17 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 16 (0.73%) PMP
13 15 (0.68%) CISA
14 13 (0.59%) CIMA
14 13 (0.59%) MCSE
15 12 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
16 11 (0.50%) CCIE
16 11 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.37%) QA
2 39 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 35 (1.59%) MiFID
4 29 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.82%) Solvency II
6 15 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.64%) SLA
8 9 (0.41%) Basel III
8 9 (0.41%) SEPA
9 8 (0.36%) COBIT
10 6 (0.27%) FATCA
11 5 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.23%) EMIR
11 5 (0.23%) ISO27002
11 5 (0.23%) SDET
12 4 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.14%) Basel II
14 2 (0.091%) AIFMD
14 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 106 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.55%) Docker
4 19 (0.86%) GFS2
4 19 (0.86%) GlusterFS
4 19 (0.86%) OCFS2
5 16 (0.73%) vSphere
6 12 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.41%) XenApp
10 8 (0.36%) HDFS
10 8 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.14%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 99 (4.50%) Puppet
2 49 (2.23%) Ansible
3 36 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.09%) SCCM
5 21 (0.96%) Tivoli
6 20 (0.91%) Control-M
7 15 (0.68%) CFEngine
7 15 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
7 15 (0.68%) SELinux
8 12 (0.55%) MOM
8 12 (0.55%) Nagios
9 11 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.45%) SCOM
11 9 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
11 9 (0.41%) Salt
12 8 (0.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 7 (0.32%) Grafana
13 7 (0.32%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 236 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 213 (9.69%) Oracle
3 108 (4.91%) Cisco
4 96 (4.37%) VMware
5 60 (2.73%) IBM
6 54 (2.46%) CheckPoint
6 54 (2.46%) SAP
7 42 (1.91%) Citrix
7 42 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 41 (1.87%) HP
9 38 (1.73%) F5
10 33 (1.50%) Juniper
11 29 (1.32%) Splunk
12 28 (1.27%) Bloomberg
13 22 (1.00%) Murex
14 21 (0.96%) Atlassian
14 21 (0.96%) Tableau
15 20 (0.91%) Sybase
16 19 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (0.86%) Teradata
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