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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
London / City of London
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 944 1058 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.62% 34.36% 29.63%
As % of the General category 62.72% 60.84% 57.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 797 1166
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Median hourly rate £21.75 £29.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.27% +63.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +66.66%

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
1505 1739 2634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.00% 56.48% 51.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1356 2076
Median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 19
Median hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +67.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £20.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.73 £55.00 £28.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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 22 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 673 (33.48%) Banking
2 481 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (18.31%) SQL
4 291 (14.48%) Java
5 257 (12.79%) SQL Server
6 237 (11.79%) Windows
7 225 (11.19%) Project Management
8 223 (11.09%) Microsoft
9 211 (10.50%) Oracle
10 199 (9.90%) Linux
11 194 (9.65%) C#
11 194 (9.65%) Investment Banking
12 187 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 186 (9.25%) .NET
14 185 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
15 174 (8.66%) Financial Institution
15 174 (8.66%) TDD
16 168 (8.36%) JavaScript
17 163 (8.11%) Unix
18 161 (8.01%) HTML
19 154 (7.66%) Front Office
20 150 (7.46%) Python
21 148 (7.36%) Scrum
22 146 (7.26%) DevOps
23 135 (6.72%) AngularJS
24 132 (6.57%) CSS
24 132 (6.57%) Degree
25 122 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
26 121 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 119 (5.92%) 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 86 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 65 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 46 (2.29%) IIS
4 45 (2.24%) Apache
5 43 (2.14%) WebSphere
6 30 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 25 (1.24%) Confluence
8 23 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (1.09%) SAS
10 20 (1.00%) MS Exchange
11 15 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (0.70%) JBoss
12 14 (0.70%) Skype for Business
13 12 (0.60%) Apache Pig
13 12 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.55%) CMS
15 8 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
16 7 (0.35%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 119 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 70 (3.48%) MS Office
3 36 (1.79%) MS Project
4 33 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.30%) SPSS
8 5 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.20%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.100%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.100%) InVision
11 1 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.050%) EViews
11 1 (0.050%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.050%) Revit
11 1 (0.050%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 37 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.50%) SAP FI
7 9 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 6 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (0.30%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.30%) Minerva
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
9 6 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.25%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.69%) IaaS
3 34 (1.69%) PaaS
4 23 (1.14%) Office 365
5 15 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.75%) SaaS
6 10 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.40%) GitHub
8 7 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.25%) FinancialForce.com
9 5 (0.25%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.100%) Datadog
12 2 (0.100%) Force.com
12 2 (0.100%) Yammer
13 1 (0.050%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.38%) Firewall
2 42 (2.09%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.89%) Network Security
4 36 (1.79%) SAN
5 32 (1.59%) DNS
6 30 (1.49%) LAN
6 30 (1.49%) WAN
7 23 (1.14%) DHCP
8 20 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (0.90%) VPN
10 17 (0.85%) Internet
11 16 (0.80%) Wireless
12 15 (0.75%) LDAP
13 14 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (0.70%) VoIP
14 13 (0.65%) BGP
14 13 (0.65%) HTTP
14 13 (0.65%) SSL
15 12 (0.60%) Skype
16 10 (0.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 91 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (4.23%) Hadoop
4 73 (3.63%) Big Data
5 71 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 59 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 57 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 40 (1.99%) MongoDB
10 34 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (1.39%) NoSQL
12 25 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (0.95%) MySQL
17 18 (0.90%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 87 (4.33%) JIRA
2 52 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 47 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (2.14%) Jenkins
5 41 (2.04%) Subversion
6 37 (1.84%) Maven
7 25 (1.24%) Selenium
8 16 (0.80%) gulp
9 15 (0.75%) Visual Studio
10 14 (0.70%) JUnit
11 13 (0.65%) Ant
11 13 (0.65%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.60%) CruiseControl
13 11 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (0.55%) Mocha
14 10 (0.50%) Hudson
14 10 (0.50%) Protractor
15 9 (0.45%) Grunt
15 9 (0.45%) SpecFlow
15 9 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 673 (33.48%) Banking
2 194 (9.65%) Investment Banking
3 174 (8.66%) Financial Institution
4 154 (7.66%) Front Office
5 98 (4.88%) Retail
6 74 (3.68%) Legal
7 59 (2.94%) Back Office
8 44 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 43 (2.14%) Marketing
10 32 (1.59%) Advertising
11 31 (1.54%) Law
12 20 (1.00%) Billing
13 19 (0.95%) Retail Banking
14 15 (0.75%) Electronics
14 15 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.70%) Games
16 12 (0.60%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.50%) International Banking
18 9 (0.45%) Publishing
19 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 547 (27.21%) Developer
2 385 (19.15%) Analyst
3 179 (8.91%) Business Analyst
4 151 (7.51%) Architect
5 146 (7.26%) Project Manager
6 136 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 118 (5.87%) Java Developer
8 90 (4.48%) Consultant
9 72 (3.58%) C# Developer
10 64 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
11 63 (3.13%) .NET Developer
12 58 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
12 58 (2.89%) SQL Developer
13 54 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
14 42 (2.09%) Administrator
15 40 (1.99%) Support Analyst
16 39 (1.94%) HTML Developer
17 38 (1.89%) Banking Analyst
17 38 (1.89%) Linux Engineer
18 36 (1.79%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (9.25%) .NET
2 161 (8.01%) HTML
3 135 (6.72%) AngularJS
4 132 (6.57%) CSS
5 103 (5.12%) Web Services
6 93 (4.63%) HTML5
7 74 (3.68%) CSS3
8 71 (3.53%) ASP.NET
9 68 (3.38%) XML
10 60 (2.99%) React
11 59 (2.94%) REST
12 45 (2.24%) jQuery
13 44 (2.19%) Spring
14 37 (1.84%) WCF
15 36 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (1.59%) Middleware
16 32 (1.59%) WPF
17 29 (1.44%) .NET Framework
17 29 (1.44%) JSON
17 29 (1.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 185 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 105 (5.22%) Fixed Income
4 104 (5.17%) Equities
5 80 (3.98%) Derivative
6 73 (3.63%) User Experience
7 64 (3.18%) Data Centre
8 63 (3.13%) Computer Science
9 62 (3.08%) Fintech
10 61 (3.03%) Management Information System
11 60 (2.99%) Mathematics
12 53 (2.64%) Hedge funds
13 46 (2.29%) Market Risk
14 36 (1.79%) Virtual Team
15 35 (1.74%) Credit Risk
16 23 (1.14%) Clustering
17 21 (1.04%) Data Integration
17 21 (1.04%) Data Structures
18 20 (1.00%) Statistics
18 20 (1.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 237 (11.79%) Windows
2 199 (9.90%) Linux
3 163 (8.11%) Unix
4 66 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 42 (2.09%) Windows 7
6 40 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (1.00%) Solaris
10 18 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.50%) CentOS
13 7 (0.35%) SUSE
13 7 (0.35%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.30%) AIX
15 5 (0.25%) Android
15 5 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.20%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.100%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (11.19%) Project Management
3 187 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 174 (8.66%) TDD
5 148 (7.36%) Scrum
6 146 (7.26%) DevOps
7 122 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
8 115 (5.72%) Business Analysis
8 115 (5.72%) Migration
9 109 (5.42%) Asset Management
9 109 (5.42%) Risk Management
10 101 (5.02%) OO
11 100 (4.98%) ITIL
12 99 (4.93%) Data Modelling
13 96 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
14 89 (4.43%) Analytics
15 84 (4.18%) MVC
16 82 (4.08%) Change Management
17 81 (4.03%) SDLC
18 80 (3.98%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 368 (18.31%) SQL
2 291 (14.48%) Java
3 194 (9.65%) C#
4 168 (8.36%) JavaScript
5 150 (7.46%) Python
6 62 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 58 (2.89%) Scala
8 57 (2.84%) C++
9 55 (2.74%) PowerShell
10 45 (2.24%) VBA
11 44 (2.19%) Bash Shell
12 43 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 41 (2.04%) Perl
14 34 (1.69%) Ruby
15 30 (1.49%) C
16 29 (1.44%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.85%) R
18 16 (0.80%) TypeScript
18 16 (0.80%) VB
19 14 (0.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 132 (6.57%) Degree
2 43 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 33 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (1.59%) CISSP
5 25 (1.24%) CISM
6 24 (1.19%) CCNP
7 21 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 20 (1.00%) ACCA
9 19 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.85%) ISEB
11 15 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
12 13 (0.65%) CISA
12 13 (0.65%) PMI Certification
13 12 (0.60%) CCNA
13 12 (0.60%) CIMA
14 11 (0.55%) PMP
15 10 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.50%) MCSE
16 9 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.79%) QA
2 38 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 36 (1.79%) MiFID
4 29 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.80%) Solvency II
6 15 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.75%) SLA
7 13 (0.65%) SEPA
8 12 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.40%) Basel III
9 8 (0.40%) EMIR
10 7 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.35%) GDPR
11 6 (0.30%) COBIT
12 5 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (0.20%) ISO27002
14 3 (0.15%) FATCA
14 3 (0.15%) SDET
15 2 (0.100%) AIFMD
15 2 (0.100%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
System Software
1 82 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.39%) Docker
4 11 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.55%) vSphere
5 10 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.45%) GFS2
6 9 (0.45%) GlusterFS
6 9 (0.45%) OCFS2
6 9 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.35%) HDFS
9 6 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.25%) XenApp
11 4 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.15%) XenServer
13 2 (0.100%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 81 (4.03%) Puppet
2 41 (2.04%) Ansible
3 31 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.09%) Tivoli
5 17 (0.85%) SCCM
6 16 (0.80%) Control-M
7 15 (0.75%) MOM
8 14 (0.70%) Nagios
9 11 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
10 10 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.50%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.45%) CFEngine
11 9 (0.45%) Salt
11 9 (0.45%) SELinux
12 8 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 7 (0.35%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.35%) Grafana
13 7 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 6 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 223 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 211 (10.50%) Oracle
3 88 (4.38%) Cisco
4 76 (3.78%) VMware
5 60 (2.99%) SAP
6 57 (2.84%) IBM
7 41 (2.04%) Citrix
7 41 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 40 (1.99%) CheckPoint
9 36 (1.79%) HP
10 29 (1.44%) Splunk
11 24 (1.19%) Bloomberg
12 23 (1.14%) F5
13 20 (1.00%) Juniper
13 20 (1.00%) Murex
13 20 (1.00%) Sybase
14 19 (0.95%) Cognos
14 19 (0.95%) WorldPay
15 18 (0.90%) ServiceNow
16 17 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
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