The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 5069 5988 5177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.58% 25.55% 22.24%
As % of the General category 53.76% 55.14% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3786 4396 3565
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 49
Median hourly rate £22.13 £22.83 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +26.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £53.74 £23.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Finance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9429 10860 10452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.86% 46.33% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6903 7845 7355
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 120 131
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.27 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% +23.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £52.17 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in London

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the London region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in London

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in London

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the London region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in London

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Finance
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 1121 £500 +5.26% 450
Bromley 0 64 £500 -13.04% 7
Canary Wharf -1 39 £444 -6.57% 1
Croydon -8 31 £404 +15.35% 2
Uxbridge +3 19 £425 - 3
Docklands, London 0 19 £575 +6.97%
Ealing +6 9 £400 -
Brentford -2 5 - - 1
Paddington -2 4 £449 -10.20%
Harrow -6 4 £495 +46.66% 1
Beckenham - 4 £375 - 1
Wimbledon -2 3 £458 -6.15%
Feltham -5 3 £550 +33.73% 1
Hounslow -1 2 £315 - 1
Romford - 2 £400 -
Twickenham - 2 £438 - 2
Westminster - 2 £625 - 1
Osterley - 2 £480 -
Ilford +4 1 £425 +6.25%
Mayfair 0 1 £400 -36.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 £375 +29.31% 11
Ruislip - 1 - -
Southall - 1 £525 -
Hillingdon - 1 £160 -
Barking - 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 3082 (29.05%) Banking
2 2354 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
3 1851 (17.45%) SQL
4 1513 (14.26%) Java
5 1440 (13.57%) Project Management
6 1172 (11.05%) Oracle
7 1118 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 999 (9.42%) Microsoft
9 962 (9.07%) Windows
10 932 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
11 920 (8.67%) Linux
12 884 (8.33%) C#
13 874 (8.24%) SQL Server
14 856 (8.07%) Investment Banking
15 846 (7.97%) JavaScript
16 796 (7.50%) HTML
17 746 (7.03%) Migration
18 738 (6.96%) MS Excel
19 730 (6.88%) .NET
20 729 (6.87%) Degree
21 718 (6.77%) Unix
22 702 (6.62%) Scrum
23 657 (6.19%) TDD
24 650 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
25 603 (5.68%) PRINCE2
26 590 (5.56%) ITIL
27 582 (5.49%) Business Analysis
28 580 (5.47%) Financial Institution
29 578 (5.45%) CSS
30 560 (5.28%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 309 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 179 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 158 (1.49%) Apache
4 147 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 134 (1.26%) SAS
6 129 (1.22%) Confluence
7 106 (1.00%) CMS
8 105 (0.99%) Apache Spark
9 96 (0.90%) MS Exchange
10 82 (0.77%) IIS
11 77 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 68 (0.64%) Jetty
13 52 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 49 (0.46%) JBoss
15 42 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
16 41 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
17 40 (0.38%) Skype for Business
18 39 (0.37%) OpenStack
19 34 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
19 34 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 738 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 510 (4.81%) MS Office
3 330 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 253 (2.38%) MS Project
5 182 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 67 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 57 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 33 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 18 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
11 9 (0.085%) SPSS
12 5 (0.047%) Mathematica
13 4 (0.038%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.028%) CPLEX
14 3 (0.028%) LaTeX
14 3 (0.028%) Open Workbench
14 3 (0.028%) SmartSuite
14 3 (0.028%) S-PLUS
15 2 (0.019%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.019%) InVision
Business Applications
1 148 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 91 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 75 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 74 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 63 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
6 59 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
7 55 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
8 52 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
9 47 (0.44%) SAP FI
10 44 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
11 41 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
12 40 (0.38%) SAP CO
12 40 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
13 39 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
14 34 (0.32%) HFM
15 33 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
16 29 (0.27%) Markit EDM
17 26 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
18 25 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 23 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 314 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (0.89%) Office 365
4 70 (0.66%) PaaS
5 56 (0.53%) SaaS
6 51 (0.48%) GitHub
7 50 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 36 (0.34%) IaaS
9 30 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 20 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 17 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.14%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.14%) Heroku
15 13 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (0.12%) OpenShift
16 12 (0.11%) Google Apps
17 11 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
18 10 (0.094%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 262 (2.47%) Firewall
2 179 (1.69%) SAN
3 150 (1.41%) WAN
4 145 (1.37%) Internet
5 140 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 134 (1.26%) LAN
7 115 (1.08%) DNS
8 112 (1.06%) Network Security
9 92 (0.87%) VPN
10 82 (0.77%) HTTP
11 67 (0.63%) LDAP
12 62 (0.58%) Wireless
13 54 (0.51%) Intranet
13 54 (0.51%) NAS
14 50 (0.47%) DHCP
15 43 (0.41%) MPLS
16 42 (0.40%) NetScaler
17 40 (0.38%) BGP
18 38 (0.36%) Multicast
19 36 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 874 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 444 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
3 291 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 242 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 234 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 234 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 233 (2.20%) Big Data
7 211 (1.99%) NoSQL
8 190 (1.79%) Hadoop
9 153 (1.44%) MySQL
10 147 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 133 (1.25%) MongoDB
12 124 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 119 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 116 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 94 (0.89%) RDBMS
16 91 (0.86%) Apache Hive
17 88 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
17 88 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
18 84 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 328 (3.09%) JIRA
2 284 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 237 (2.23%) Maven
4 193 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 184 (1.73%) Subversion
6 150 (1.41%) Selenium
7 148 (1.40%) TeamCity
8 136 (1.28%) JUnit
9 101 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 93 (0.88%) Cucumber
11 70 (0.66%) Eclipse
12 68 (0.64%) Visual Studio
13 67 (0.63%) Grunt
14 58 (0.55%) Ant
15 55 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
16 54 (0.51%) gulp
16 54 (0.51%) SpecFlow
17 47 (0.44%) HP UFT
18 44 (0.41%) IntelliJ
19 43 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3082 (29.05%) Banking
2 856 (8.07%) Investment Banking
3 580 (5.47%) Financial Institution
4 560 (5.28%) Retail
5 554 (5.22%) Front Office
6 402 (3.79%) Marketing
7 347 (3.27%) Telecoms
8 338 (3.19%) Legal
9 225 (2.12%) Back Office
10 198 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 162 (1.53%) Law
12 160 (1.51%) Retail Banking
13 158 (1.49%) Advertising
14 144 (1.36%) Electronics
15 79 (0.74%) Billing
16 77 (0.73%) Publishing
17 69 (0.65%) General Ledger
18 67 (0.63%) Games
19 47 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
20 32 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2455 (23.14%) Developer
2 2261 (21.31%) Analyst
3 1147 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 1065 (10.04%) Business Analyst
5 719 (6.78%) Architect
6 660 (6.22%) Java Developer
7 589 (5.55%) Consultant
8 438 (4.13%) Senior Developer
9 365 (3.44%) C# Developer
10 352 (3.32%) Financial Analyst
11 342 (3.22%) SQL Developer
12 260 (2.45%) Banking Analyst
13 259 (2.44%) Administrator
14 246 (2.32%) Programme Manager
15 243 (2.29%) IT Manager
16 236 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
17 222 (2.09%) Test Analyst
18 209 (1.97%) Solutions Architect
19 206 (1.94%) Senior Java Developer
20 198 (1.87%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 796 (7.50%) HTML
2 730 (6.88%) .NET
3 578 (5.45%) CSS
4 506 (4.77%) HTML5
5 483 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 462 (4.35%) Web Services
7 399 (3.76%) XML
8 333 (3.14%) Spring
9 292 (2.75%) CSS3
10 250 (2.36%) REST
11 224 (2.11%) jQuery
12 204 (1.92%) ASP.NET
13 189 (1.78%) SOAP
14 179 (1.69%) Node.js
15 164 (1.55%) Middleware
16 158 (1.49%) J2EE
17 149 (1.40%) WPF
18 143 (1.35%) JMS
19 136 (1.28%) .NET Framework
20 133 (1.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 932 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 429 (4.04%) Derivative
3 386 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 360 (3.39%) User Experience
5 329 (3.10%) Fixed Income
6 313 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 283 (2.67%) Data Centre
8 275 (2.59%) Equities
9 232 (2.19%) Computer Science
10 216 (2.04%) Hedge funds
11 191 (1.80%) Credit Risk
12 179 (1.69%) Fintech
13 172 (1.62%) Market Risk
14 161 (1.52%) Mathematics
15 130 (1.23%) Visualisation
16 119 (1.12%) Mobile App
17 113 (1.07%) PMI
18 105 (0.99%) Virtual Team
19 96 (0.90%) Clustering
20 89 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 962 (9.07%) Windows
2 920 (8.67%) Linux
3 718 (6.77%) Unix
4 286 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 197 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 175 (1.65%) Windows 7
7 172 (1.62%) Solaris
8 144 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 135 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 74 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 73 (0.69%) AIX
12 63 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 49 (0.46%) Android
14 36 (0.34%) Windows 10
15 32 (0.30%) CentOS
16 31 (0.29%) zOS
17 24 (0.23%) Windows 8
18 22 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
19 19 (0.18%) Windows XP
20 14 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2354 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1440 (13.57%) Project Management
3 1118 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 746 (7.03%) Migration
5 702 (6.62%) Scrum
6 657 (6.19%) TDD
7 650 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
8 603 (5.68%) PRINCE2
9 590 (5.56%) ITIL
10 582 (5.49%) Business Analysis
11 551 (5.19%) Change Management
12 501 (4.72%) SDLC
13 482 (4.54%) Risk Management
14 439 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
15 435 (4.10%) Programme Management
16 418 (3.94%) Analytics
16 418 (3.94%) OO
17 413 (3.89%) Asset Management
18 408 (3.85%) DevOps
19 383 (3.61%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1851 (17.45%) SQL
2 1513 (14.26%) Java
3 884 (8.33%) C#
4 846 (7.97%) JavaScript
5 521 (4.91%) Python
6 347 (3.27%) C++
7 274 (2.58%) Perl
8 272 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 231 (2.18%) VBA
10 220 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 216 (2.04%) T-SQL
12 175 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 166 (1.56%) Ruby
14 148 (1.40%) Bash Shell
15 143 (1.35%) C
16 140 (1.32%) Scala
17 110 (1.04%) VB
18 105 (0.99%) PHP
19 68 (0.64%) VBScript
20 67 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 729 (6.87%) Degree
2 252 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 222 (2.09%) PMI Certification
4 154 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 152 (1.43%) PMP
6 146 (1.38%) CISSP
7 145 (1.37%) ISEB
8 126 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 95 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 86 (0.81%) CCNP
11 83 (0.78%) CISM
12 74 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 72 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 61 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 59 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 58 (0.55%) CISA
17 55 (0.52%) PhD
18 54 (0.51%) CCNA
19 41 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 38 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 373 (3.52%) QA
2 183 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 114 (1.07%) MiFID
4 99 (0.93%) SLA
5 66 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 66 (0.62%) Solvency II
6 59 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 50 (0.47%) COBIT
8 39 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 36 (0.34%) EMIR
10 33 (0.31%) SEPA
11 32 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
11 32 (0.30%) FATCA
12 26 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
13 24 (0.23%) Basel II
14 22 (0.21%) Basel III
14 22 (0.21%) ISO20022
15 15 (0.14%) COREP
15 15 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 10 (0.094%) CRD IV
System Software
1 375 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 207 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (0.89%) Docker
4 88 (0.83%) vSphere
5 70 (0.66%) XenApp
6 58 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 51 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 45 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 34 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 33 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 32 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
13 31 (0.29%) RACF
14 30 (0.28%) NFS
14 30 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 27 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 25 (0.24%) KVM
17 24 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
18 16 (0.15%) HDFS
19 15 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 285 (2.69%) Puppet
2 145 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 135 (1.27%) SCCM
4 122 (1.15%) Ansible
5 119 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
6 89 (0.84%) Control-M
7 64 (0.60%) Nagios
8 57 (0.54%) SCOM
9 33 (0.31%) zSecure
10 30 (0.28%) NetBackup
11 28 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 26 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
13 20 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
14 18 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 18 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
14 18 (0.17%) Tivoli
15 16 (0.15%) FortiGate
15 16 (0.15%) logstash
15 16 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 15 (0.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1172 (11.05%) Oracle
2 999 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 436 (4.11%) SAP
4 370 (3.49%) VMware
5 273 (2.57%) HP
6 270 (2.55%) Cisco
7 261 (2.46%) IBM
8 238 (2.24%) Citrix
9 228 (2.15%) Red Hat
10 155 (1.46%) Sybase
11 114 (1.07%) Bloomberg
12 108 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
13 104 (0.98%) Murex
14 99 (0.93%) Tableau
15 95 (0.90%) Splunk
16 91 (0.86%) Adobe
17 90 (0.85%) Informatica
17 90 (0.85%) ServiceNow
18 85 (0.80%) CheckPoint
19 81 (0.76%) Reuters
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