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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 5208 6157 5428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.80% 26.27% 22.41%
As % of the General category 54.29% 56.39% 49.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 4416 3784
Median daily rate £485 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 45
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.88 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% -6.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £100.00 £63.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +21.21%
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
9593 10918 10881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.00% 46.58% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6894 7729 7706
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
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 92 133 143
Median hourly rate £19.77 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.69 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.27 £44.10 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 1123 £480 -4.00% 395
Canary Wharf 0 88 £450 -7.69%
Bromley 0 42 £450 - 5
Docklands, London 0 28 £575 +15.00%
Croydon -22 20 £425 -5.55% 4
Twickenham +3 7 £450 +12.50% 2
Teddington +1 7 £413 - 1
Brentford +8 6 £475 +2.70% 2
Wimbledon +1 6 £513 +6.21%
Hammersmith +3 5 £375 -17.12%
Feltham -8 5 £525 +17.97%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 5 £475 +26.66% 17
Hayes +2 4 £463 -
Uxbridge -4 4 £570 +37.34% 5
Lewisham - 3 £325 -
Mayfair +3 2 £325 -45.83%
Paddington -4 2 - -
Westminster -16 2 £417 - 3
Clapham - 2 £388 -
Surbiton 0 1 - -
Southwark -3 1 £475 +61.01%
Harrow -7 1 - -
Morden - 1 £170 - 2
Hackney - 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3084 (29.72%) Banking
2 2513 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
3 1709 (16.47%) SQL
4 1467 (14.14%) Java
5 1303 (12.56%) Project Management
6 1177 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 1147 (11.05%) Oracle
8 951 (9.16%) Microsoft
9 942 (9.08%) Linux
10 939 (9.05%) JavaScript
11 902 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
12 900 (8.67%) Windows
13 879 (8.47%) HTML
14 792 (7.63%) Investment Banking
15 772 (7.44%) C#
16 767 (7.39%) SQL Server
17 747 (7.20%) Degree
18 725 (6.99%) Unix
18 725 (6.99%) MS Excel
19 724 (6.98%) Scrum
20 679 (6.54%) .NET
21 668 (6.44%) Retail
22 663 (6.39%) CSS
23 654 (6.30%) Migration
24 631 (6.08%) TDD
25 611 (5.89%) ITIL
25 611 (5.89%) Business Analysis
26 605 (5.83%) Financial Institution
27 598 (5.76%) Change Management
28 575 (5.54%) Business Intelligence

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 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 172 (1.66%) WebSphere
3 163 (1.57%) Apache
4 152 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 146 (1.41%) Confluence
6 141 (1.36%) Apache Spark
7 127 (1.22%) SAS
8 115 (1.11%) CMS
9 97 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 95 (0.92%) IIS
11 85 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 52 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
12 52 (0.50%) Skype for Business
13 51 (0.49%) JBoss
13 51 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 42 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 40 (0.39%) IBM Notes
16 38 (0.37%) Mule
16 38 (0.37%) OpenStack
17 36 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 725 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 448 (4.32%) MS Office
3 345 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 227 (2.19%) MS Project
5 226 (2.18%) MS Visio
6 83 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 37 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 17 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.13%) SPSS
11 12 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.067%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.067%) Open Workbench
13 6 (0.058%) InVision
14 4 (0.039%) Mathematica
15 3 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.019%) AutoCAD
16 2 (0.019%) InDesign
17 1 (0.010%) FrameMaker
17 1 (0.010%) Revit
Business Applications
1 139 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 101 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 95 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 77 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 67 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 64 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 64 (0.62%) SAP FI
7 62 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
8 54 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
9 52 (0.50%) SAP CO
9 52 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
10 44 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
11 40 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
12 39 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
13 33 (0.32%) Markit EDM
14 28 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
15 27 (0.26%) HFM
15 27 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
16 26 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 25 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 317 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (1.00%) Office 365
4 84 (0.81%) PaaS
5 70 (0.67%) GitHub
6 62 (0.60%) SaaS
7 55 (0.53%) IaaS
8 49 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 23 (0.22%) OpenShift
12 21 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
15 15 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
15 15 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (0.12%) Heroku
16 12 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
17 11 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 320 (3.08%) Firewall
2 159 (1.53%) Internet
3 156 (1.50%) SAN
3 156 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 136 (1.31%) WAN
5 128 (1.23%) DNS
6 126 (1.21%) LAN
7 107 (1.03%) Network Security
8 99 (0.95%) Wireless
9 97 (0.93%) VPN
10 83 (0.80%) LDAP
11 75 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
12 67 (0.65%) DHCP
13 61 (0.59%) HTTP
14 59 (0.57%) BGP
15 55 (0.53%) Intranet
15 55 (0.53%) MPLS
16 54 (0.52%) SSL
17 53 (0.51%) VoIP
18 46 (0.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 767 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 337 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 284 (2.74%) Big Data
4 261 (2.51%) Hadoop
5 238 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 223 (2.15%) Oracle Database
7 208 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 202 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 184 (1.77%) NoSQL
10 158 (1.52%) MySQL
11 143 (1.38%) MongoDB
12 124 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 114 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 102 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 87 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
16 86 (0.83%) Apache Hive
17 84 (0.81%) QlikView
18 78 (0.75%) RDBMS
19 77 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
20 75 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 374 (3.60%) JIRA
2 312 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 250 (2.41%) Maven
4 231 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 171 (1.65%) Subversion
6 158 (1.52%) TeamCity
7 157 (1.51%) Selenium
8 130 (1.25%) JUnit
9 127 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 82 (0.79%) Cucumber
11 75 (0.72%) Eclipse
12 74 (0.71%) Grunt
13 67 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
14 56 (0.54%) Ant
15 55 (0.53%) gulp
15 55 (0.53%) Visual Studio
16 54 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 53 (0.51%) WebDriver
18 49 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
19 46 (0.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 3084 (29.72%) Banking
2 792 (7.63%) Investment Banking
3 668 (6.44%) Retail
4 605 (5.83%) Financial Institution
5 444 (4.28%) Front Office
6 422 (4.07%) Marketing
7 326 (3.14%) Legal
8 325 (3.13%) Telecoms
9 223 (2.15%) Back Office
10 198 (1.91%) Retail Banking
11 178 (1.72%) Manufacturing
12 157 (1.51%) Law
13 129 (1.24%) Advertising
14 126 (1.21%) Electronics
15 88 (0.85%) Publishing
16 69 (0.66%) General Ledger
17 68 (0.66%) Billing
18 52 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
19 47 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
20 45 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 2281 (21.98%) Developer
2 2203 (21.23%) Analyst
3 1054 (10.16%) Project Manager
4 1044 (10.06%) Business Analyst
5 716 (6.90%) Architect
6 668 (6.44%) Consultant
7 573 (5.52%) Java Developer
8 444 (4.28%) Senior Developer
9 344 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
10 335 (3.23%) C# Developer
11 278 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
12 277 (2.67%) Administrator
13 258 (2.49%) Banking Analyst
14 257 (2.48%) SQL Developer
15 236 (2.27%) IT Manager
16 229 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
17 228 (2.20%) Programme Manager
18 218 (2.10%) Data Analyst
19 213 (2.05%) .NET Developer
20 212 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 879 (8.47%) HTML
2 679 (6.54%) .NET
3 663 (6.39%) CSS
4 556 (5.36%) HTML5
5 537 (5.17%) AngularJS
6 422 (4.07%) Web Services
7 352 (3.39%) XML
8 347 (3.34%) CSS3
9 317 (3.05%) Spring
10 237 (2.28%) jQuery
11 223 (2.15%) REST
12 220 (2.12%) ASP.NET
13 212 (2.04%) Node.js
14 182 (1.75%) React
14 182 (1.75%) SOAP
15 166 (1.60%) Middleware
16 149 (1.44%) J2EE
17 132 (1.27%) RESTful
18 129 (1.24%) JMS
19 111 (1.07%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 902 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 407 (3.92%) User Experience
3 333 (3.21%) Fixed Income
3 333 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 329 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 303 (2.92%) Derivative
6 298 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 275 (2.65%) Equities
8 258 (2.49%) Computer Science
9 211 (2.03%) Hedge funds
10 187 (1.80%) Fintech
11 156 (1.50%) Mathematics
12 145 (1.40%) Credit Risk
13 144 (1.39%) Visualisation
14 132 (1.27%) Market Risk
15 124 (1.19%) Virtual Team
16 116 (1.12%) Mobile App
17 92 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
18 90 (0.87%) PMI
19 88 (0.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 942 (9.08%) Linux
2 900 (8.67%) Windows
3 725 (6.99%) Unix
4 271 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 188 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 160 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 158 (1.52%) Solaris
8 135 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 122 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 68 (0.66%) Android
12 62 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 61 (0.59%) AIX
14 43 (0.41%) Windows 10
15 32 (0.31%) CentOS
15 32 (0.31%) zOS
16 26 (0.25%) Windows XP
17 25 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
18 18 (0.17%) SUSE
19 17 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2513 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1303 (12.56%) Project Management
3 1177 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 724 (6.98%) Scrum
5 654 (6.30%) Migration
6 631 (6.08%) TDD
7 611 (5.89%) Business Analysis
7 611 (5.89%) ITIL
8 598 (5.76%) Change Management
9 575 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
10 544 (5.24%) PRINCE2
11 521 (5.02%) DevOps
12 434 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 418 (4.03%) Programme Management
14 410 (3.95%) Analytics
14 410 (3.95%) OO
15 406 (3.91%) Risk Management
15 406 (3.91%) SDLC
16 401 (3.86%) Data Analysis
17 389 (3.75%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1709 (16.47%) SQL
2 1467 (14.14%) Java
3 939 (9.05%) JavaScript
4 772 (7.44%) C#
5 531 (5.12%) Python
6 284 (2.74%) Perl
7 280 (2.70%) C++
8 230 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 230 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 186 (1.79%) VBA
10 179 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 176 (1.70%) Scala
12 166 (1.60%) Ruby
13 165 (1.59%) T-SQL
14 143 (1.38%) C
15 127 (1.22%) Bash Shell
16 111 (1.07%) PHP
17 94 (0.91%) R
18 77 (0.74%) VB
19 66 (0.64%) ES6
Qualifications
1 747 (7.20%) Degree
2 240 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 167 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 158 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 157 (1.51%) CISSP
6 156 (1.50%) PMI Certification
7 139 (1.34%) ISEB
8 138 (1.33%) PMP
9 99 (0.95%) CISM
10 88 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 86 (0.83%) CCNP
12 80 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 78 (0.75%) ISTQB
14 77 (0.74%) CCNA
15 71 (0.68%) CISA
16 64 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
17 53 (0.51%) MCSE
18 51 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 43 (0.41%) MCP
20 39 (0.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (3.73%) QA
2 140 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 126 (1.21%) MiFID
3 126 (1.21%) SLA
4 75 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 72 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 67 (0.65%) Solvency II
7 63 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 45 (0.43%) COBIT
9 44 (0.42%) FATCA
9 44 (0.42%) SEPA
10 33 (0.32%) Basel III
11 32 (0.31%) EMIR
12 19 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 17 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
13 17 (0.16%) ISO20022
14 15 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 13 (0.13%) Basel II
16 12 (0.12%) COREP
17 9 (0.087%) ISO27002
System Software
1 392 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 186 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (1.19%) Docker
4 60 (0.58%) vSphere
5 55 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 53 (0.51%) XenApp
7 50 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 42 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
9 37 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 35 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
11 32 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 29 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 28 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 27 (0.26%) NFS
15 26 (0.25%) HDFS
16 25 (0.24%) XenDesktop
17 23 (0.22%) GlusterFS
18 22 (0.21%) GFS2
18 22 (0.21%) OCFS2
19 21 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 355 (3.42%) Puppet
2 194 (1.87%) Ansible
3 187 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (1.04%) SCCM
5 78 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 77 (0.74%) Control-M
7 60 (0.58%) Nagios
8 58 (0.56%) SCOM
9 29 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
10 26 (0.25%) Tivoli
11 25 (0.24%) NetBackup
12 24 (0.23%) Salt
13 23 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
14 22 (0.21%) logstash
14 22 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 21 (0.20%) SELinux
16 20 (0.19%) CFEngine
16 20 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
17 18 (0.17%) Data Guard
17 18 (0.17%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1147 (11.05%) Oracle
2 951 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 433 (4.17%) SAP
4 354 (3.41%) VMware
5 339 (3.27%) Cisco
6 232 (2.24%) HP
7 229 (2.21%) IBM
8 224 (2.16%) Red Hat
9 205 (1.98%) Citrix
10 131 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 129 (1.24%) CheckPoint
12 113 (1.09%) Tableau
13 107 (1.03%) Sybase
14 105 (1.01%) Splunk
15 100 (0.96%) Bloomberg
16 96 (0.93%) Adobe
17 94 (0.91%) ServiceNow
18 89 (0.86%) Google
19 85 (0.82%) Informatica
20 84 (0.81%) Juniper
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