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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / London
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 4682 5207 4862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 24.11% 24.90% 23.39%
As % of the General category 55.59% 54.16% 51.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3392 3650 3538
Median daily rate £500 £497 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 30
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £19.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +51.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.97 £13.40 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £100.00 £30.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £26.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +60.60%

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
8423 9614 9472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.37% 45.97% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6022 6674 6908
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 101 96
Median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +57.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 0 975 £503 +0.55% 439
Canary Wharf 0 65 £525 +16.66%
Croydon -11 23 £506 +16.04% 5
Docklands, London 0 22 £563 +7.14%
Bromley 0 21 £450 +20.00% 2
Wimbledon +1 11 £450 +5.88%
New Malden +3 10 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 8 £450 - 11
Feltham 0 5 £370 -0.33%
Uxbridge -2 5 £175 -39.13% 3
Lewisham - 5 £300 -
Brentford +8 4 £500 +5.26% 1
Ilford +1 4 £283 -33.52%
Westminster -9 4 £438 -1.25% 1
Enfield - 4 £283 - 1
Harrow - 4 £400 -
Chessington - 2 £413 -
Surbiton - 2 £425 -
Twickenham - 2 £428 - 1
Ealing +1 1 - -
Greenwich -2 1 £425 -1.39%
Hammersmith -7 1 £550 +17.33%
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Barking - 1 - -
Barnet - 1 £413 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 2982 (30.49%) Banking
2 2421 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1631 (16.68%) SQL
4 1354 (13.85%) Java
5 1188 (12.15%) Project Management
6 1115 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 1005 (10.28%) Oracle
8 970 (9.92%) Microsoft
9 894 (9.14%) JavaScript
10 851 (8.70%) Windows
11 850 (8.69%) Linux
12 827 (8.46%) Investment Banking
13 822 (8.41%) HTML
14 801 (8.19%) SQL Server
15 791 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
16 746 (7.63%) C#
17 737 (7.54%) Scrum
18 702 (7.18%) Degree
19 692 (7.08%) MS Excel
20 681 (6.96%) Unix
21 673 (6.88%) .NET
22 642 (6.57%) TDD
23 631 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
24 630 (6.44%) CSS
25 586 (5.99%) Front Office
26 583 (5.96%) Business Analysis
27 582 (5.95%) Change Management
28 578 (5.91%) DevOps
29 561 (5.74%) Migration
30 560 (5.73%) 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
1 330 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 228 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 148 (1.51%) WebSphere
4 140 (1.43%) Confluence
5 139 (1.42%) Apache
6 131 (1.34%) IIS
7 106 (1.08%) CMS
8 101 (1.03%) SAS
9 97 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 86 (0.88%) MS Exchange
11 64 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 56 (0.57%) JBoss
13 55 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 54 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
15 53 (0.54%) Skype for Business
16 49 (0.50%) Apache Pig
17 43 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
18 40 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
19 38 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
20 37 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 692 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 361 (3.69%) MS Office
3 313 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 215 (2.20%) MS Project
5 194 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 110 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
7 47 (0.48%) Photoshop
8 29 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 21 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (0.12%) SPSS
12 8 (0.082%) Flinto
12 8 (0.082%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.082%) LaTeX
13 7 (0.072%) InVision
14 4 (0.041%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.041%) Open Workbench
15 3 (0.031%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.020%) FrameMaker
16 2 (0.020%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 159 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 118 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 90 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 83 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 79 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
6 74 (0.76%) SAP FI
7 58 (0.59%) SAP CO
7 58 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
8 53 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
9 49 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
10 47 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
11 41 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
12 37 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
13 27 (0.28%) Markit EDM
14 26 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
15 25 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
15 25 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
16 23 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
16 23 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 20 (0.20%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 361 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 244 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (0.94%) PaaS
4 84 (0.86%) Office 365
5 75 (0.77%) IaaS
6 68 (0.70%) GitHub
7 62 (0.63%) SaaS
8 44 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 36 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 29 (0.30%) OpenShift
11 26 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 20 (0.20%) Google Analytics
13 19 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
16 12 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
18 9 (0.092%) AWS Lambda
18 9 (0.092%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 295 (3.02%) Firewall
2 168 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 148 (1.51%) SAN
4 135 (1.38%) WAN
5 134 (1.37%) DNS
6 131 (1.34%) Internet
7 122 (1.25%) Network Security
8 118 (1.21%) LAN
9 112 (1.15%) VPN
10 89 (0.91%) Wireless
11 73 (0.75%) DHCP
12 67 (0.69%) VoIP
13 65 (0.66%) LDAP
14 64 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
15 62 (0.63%) HTTP
16 58 (0.59%) MPLS
17 55 (0.56%) BGP
18 53 (0.54%) SSL
19 50 (0.51%) OSPF
20 46 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 801 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 417 (4.26%) Big Data
3 351 (3.59%) Hadoop
4 310 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 273 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 207 (2.12%) Oracle Database
7 204 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 193 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 159 (1.63%) MongoDB
10 151 (1.54%) NoSQL
11 143 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 136 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 122 (1.25%) Apache Hive
14 117 (1.20%) MySQL
15 92 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
16 91 (0.93%) RDBMS
17 85 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
18 84 (0.86%) QlikView
19 81 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
20 77 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 414 (4.23%) JIRA
2 322 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 298 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 223 (2.28%) Maven
5 156 (1.60%) Selenium
6 147 (1.50%) Subversion
7 138 (1.41%) TeamCity
8 135 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 128 (1.31%) JUnit
10 83 (0.85%) Cucumber
11 67 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 67 (0.69%) Mockito
12 65 (0.66%) Hudson
13 62 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
14 61 (0.62%) Visual Studio
15 55 (0.56%) Gradle
16 51 (0.52%) Grunt
17 50 (0.51%) gulp
18 47 (0.48%) HP UFT
19 42 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 2982 (30.49%) Banking
2 827 (8.46%) Investment Banking
3 586 (5.99%) Front Office
4 560 (5.73%) Retail
5 492 (5.03%) Financial Institution
6 381 (3.90%) Marketing
7 350 (3.58%) Legal
8 315 (3.22%) Telecoms
9 258 (2.64%) Back Office
10 213 (2.18%) Manufacturing
11 167 (1.71%) Law
12 158 (1.62%) Retail Banking
13 149 (1.52%) Electronics
14 131 (1.34%) Advertising
15 77 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
16 63 (0.64%) General Ledger
17 61 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 60 (0.61%) Publishing
19 55 (0.56%) Billing
20 43 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 2330 (23.83%) Developer
2 1981 (20.26%) Analyst
3 1030 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 863 (8.83%) Project Manager
5 734 (7.51%) Architect
6 630 (6.44%) Consultant
7 551 (5.63%) Java Developer
8 331 (3.38%) Senior Developer
9 300 (3.07%) C# Developer
10 295 (3.02%) Financial Analyst
11 257 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
12 244 (2.50%) .NET Developer
13 243 (2.48%) Administrator
14 240 (2.45%) SQL Developer
15 215 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
16 211 (2.16%) DevOps Engineer
17 189 (1.93%) Programme Manager
18 185 (1.89%) Banking Analyst
19 184 (1.88%) Data Analyst
20 176 (1.80%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 822 (8.41%) HTML
2 673 (6.88%) .NET
3 630 (6.44%) CSS
4 537 (5.49%) AngularJS
5 499 (5.10%) HTML5
6 425 (4.35%) Web Services
7 324 (3.31%) CSS3
8 313 (3.20%) Spring
9 307 (3.14%) XML
10 303 (3.10%) REST
11 241 (2.46%) React
12 227 (2.32%) Node.js
13 217 (2.22%) jQuery
14 216 (2.21%) ASP.NET
15 177 (1.81%) SOAP
16 171 (1.75%) JSON
17 165 (1.69%) J2EE
18 150 (1.53%) Middleware
19 130 (1.33%) RESTful
20 118 (1.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 791 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 417 (4.26%) User Experience
3 409 (4.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 363 (3.71%) Derivative
5 348 (3.56%) Equities
6 326 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 293 (3.00%) Data Centre
8 291 (2.98%) Management Information System
9 269 (2.75%) Fintech
10 265 (2.71%) Computer Science
11 191 (1.95%) Visualisation
12 167 (1.71%) Market Risk
13 159 (1.63%) Mathematics
14 158 (1.62%) Credit Risk
14 158 (1.62%) Virtual Team
15 144 (1.47%) Hedge funds
16 100 (1.02%) Mobile App
17 98 (1.00%) Algorithms
18 90 (0.92%) Data Integration
19 88 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 851 (8.70%) Windows
2 850 (8.69%) Linux
3 681 (6.96%) Unix
4 250 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 154 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 131 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 129 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 117 (1.20%) Solaris
9 112 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 73 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 68 (0.70%) Android
12 62 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 40 (0.41%) Windows 10
14 35 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 32 (0.33%) SUSE
16 31 (0.32%) CentOS
17 30 (0.31%) AIX
18 17 (0.17%) Windows 8
19 16 (0.16%) zOS
20 11 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2421 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1188 (12.15%) Project Management
3 1115 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 737 (7.54%) Scrum
5 642 (6.57%) TDD
6 631 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 583 (5.96%) Business Analysis
8 582 (5.95%) Change Management
9 578 (5.91%) DevOps
10 561 (5.74%) Migration
11 514 (5.26%) ITIL
12 470 (4.81%) Analytics
13 451 (4.61%) Risk Management
14 447 (4.57%) PRINCE2
15 395 (4.04%) Programme Management
16 392 (4.01%) SDLC
17 386 (3.95%) Data Modelling
18 353 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
19 352 (3.60%) Asset Management
20 351 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1631 (16.68%) SQL
2 1354 (13.85%) Java
3 894 (9.14%) JavaScript
4 746 (7.63%) C#
5 539 (5.51%) Python
6 304 (3.11%) C++
7 255 (2.61%) Scala
8 215 (2.20%) Perl
9 211 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 198 (2.02%) VBA
11 196 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 193 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 174 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 154 (1.57%) C
15 137 (1.40%) Bash Shell
16 128 (1.31%) Ruby
17 103 (1.05%) R
18 84 (0.86%) PHP
19 61 (0.62%) MATLAB
19 61 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 702 (7.18%) Degree
2 264 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 183 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 152 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 134 (1.37%) CISSP
6 108 (1.10%) ISEB
7 105 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 93 (0.95%) PMP
9 87 (0.89%) CISM
10 86 (0.88%) CCNP
11 68 (0.70%) CCNA
11 68 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 68 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 61 (0.62%) CISA
13 58 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
14 55 (0.56%) ACCA
14 55 (0.56%) ISTQB
15 52 (0.53%) CCIE
16 46 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 44 (0.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 373 (3.81%) QA
2 216 (2.21%) MiFID
3 140 (1.43%) SLA
4 102 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 69 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 67 (0.69%) EMIR
7 66 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 57 (0.58%) FATCA
9 54 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
10 49 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 49 (0.50%) Solvency II
11 33 (0.34%) Basel III
12 32 (0.33%) SEPA
13 29 (0.30%) COBIT
14 21 (0.21%) GDPR
15 19 (0.19%) ISO20022
16 13 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
17 10 (0.10%) GAAP
18 8 (0.082%) SDET
19 7 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 327 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 176 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (1.55%) Docker
4 53 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 52 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 49 (0.50%) vSphere
7 47 (0.48%) HDFS
8 40 (0.41%) XenApp
9 34 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 31 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
12 28 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
13 26 (0.27%) XenDesktop
14 24 (0.25%) Apache Flume
15 22 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
16 21 (0.21%) NFS
17 20 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 14 (0.14%) KVM
18 14 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
19 12 (0.12%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 297 (3.04%) Puppet
2 224 (2.29%) Ansible
3 153 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 70 (0.72%) SCCM
5 68 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 58 (0.59%) Nagios
7 47 (0.48%) Control-M
7 47 (0.48%) Tivoli
8 42 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
9 33 (0.34%) SCOM
10 31 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
11 29 (0.30%) MOM
11 29 (0.30%) NetBackup
12 27 (0.28%) Kibana
12 27 (0.28%) logstash
12 27 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
13 23 (0.24%) Terraform
14 21 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
14 21 (0.21%) Oozie
14 21 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 1005 (10.28%) Oracle
2 970 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 494 (5.05%) SAP
4 331 (3.38%) Cisco
5 330 (3.37%) VMware
6 201 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 197 (2.01%) HP
8 190 (1.94%) IBM
9 179 (1.83%) Citrix
10 142 (1.45%) CheckPoint
11 140 (1.43%) Sybase
12 110 (1.12%) Splunk
13 108 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
14 105 (1.07%) Bloomberg
15 96 (0.98%) Tableau
16 93 (0.95%) Adobe
17 88 (0.90%) ServiceNow
18 85 (0.87%) Juniper
18 85 (0.87%) MuleSoft
19 84 (0.86%) Google
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £625 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Rate: From £475 to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £335.76 - £336.60 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £660 to £675 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago