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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 5267 6229 5351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.80% 26.23% 22.45%
As % of the General category 53.61% 55.77% 49.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3897 4517 3627
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 55
Median hourly rate £20.88 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £12.69 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £91.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.01 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +28.78%
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
9824 11169 10709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.53% 47.03% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7068 7951 7435
Median daily rate £480 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 150
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £12.41 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.27 £70.00 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 1194 £475 -1.29% 451
Canary Wharf -1 59 £450 -5.26%
Bromley 0 50 £450 -5.26% 5
Croydon -17 24 £450 +2.85% 2
Docklands, London 0 22 £600 +22.44%
Uxbridge +4 14 £375 -9.63% 6
Brentford +4 8 £500 +2.56% 1
Twickenham - 7 £450 - 1
Feltham -8 6 £550 +25.00%
Wimbledon -2 5 £440 -9.74% 2
Teddington 0 4 £413 - 1
Paddington -7 4 £700 +40.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -10 4 £500 +33.33% 10
Hammersmith - 4 £375 - 1
Beckenham 0 3 £375 -
Mayfair +2 2 £363 -40.81%
Hounslow +3 1 £375 -
Ealing +1 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £445 -
Clapham - 1 £388 -
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Morden - 1 £170 - 1
Romford - 1 - -
Barking - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £450 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 3092 (29.57%) Banking
2 2499 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1736 (16.60%) SQL
4 1487 (14.22%) Java
5 1370 (13.10%) Project Management
6 1168 (11.17%) Oracle
7 1143 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 977 (9.34%) Microsoft
9 936 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
10 927 (8.86%) Linux
11 905 (8.65%) Windows
12 892 (8.53%) JavaScript
13 827 (7.91%) HTML
14 801 (7.66%) SQL Server
15 798 (7.63%) C#
16 781 (7.47%) Investment Banking
17 735 (7.03%) Degree
17 735 (7.03%) MS Excel
18 724 (6.92%) Scrum
19 712 (6.81%) Unix
20 692 (6.62%) .NET
21 673 (6.44%) Migration
22 632 (6.04%) Retail
23 625 (5.98%) TDD
24 623 (5.96%) CSS
25 619 (5.92%) Financial Institution
26 618 (5.91%) Business Analysis
27 616 (5.89%) ITIL
28 600 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
29 599 (5.73%) Change Management

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
1 318 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 169 (1.62%) Apache
3 168 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 163 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 152 (1.45%) Confluence
6 138 (1.32%) SAS
7 125 (1.20%) Apache Spark
8 112 (1.07%) CMS
9 88 (0.84%) MS Exchange
10 85 (0.81%) IIS
11 78 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 56 (0.54%) Jetty
13 49 (0.47%) JBoss
14 48 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 46 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
16 45 (0.43%) OpenStack
17 42 (0.40%) Skype for Business
18 40 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
18 40 (0.38%) nginx
19 36 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 735 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 471 (4.50%) MS Office
3 346 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 231 (2.21%) MS Project
5 218 (2.08%) MS Visio
6 82 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 32 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 14 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.12%) SPSS
11 11 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.057%) InfoPath
13 5 (0.048%) InVision
13 5 (0.048%) Mathematica
13 5 (0.048%) Open Workbench
14 4 (0.038%) FrameMaker
14 4 (0.038%) LaTeX
15 2 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.019%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 146 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 103 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 74 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 69 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 68 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 65 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
7 53 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
8 52 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
9 50 (0.48%) SAP FI
10 41 (0.39%) SAP CO
10 41 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
11 40 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
12 37 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
12 37 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
13 32 (0.31%) HFM
14 30 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
15 28 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
16 26 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
17 24 (0.23%) Markit EDM
18 23 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 323 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (1.01%) Office 365
4 85 (0.81%) PaaS
5 57 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 56 (0.54%) GitHub
7 53 (0.51%) SaaS
8 49 (0.47%) IaaS
9 28 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 20 (0.19%) OpenShift
12 19 (0.18%) Heroku
13 18 (0.17%) Amazon S3
14 17 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
15 16 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
18 10 (0.096%) Amazon Kinesis
19 9 (0.086%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 304 (2.91%) Firewall
2 171 (1.64%) SAN
3 151 (1.44%) Internet
4 147 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 146 (1.40%) WAN
6 130 (1.24%) LAN
7 128 (1.22%) DNS
8 104 (0.99%) Network Security
9 93 (0.89%) VPN
10 87 (0.83%) Wireless
11 79 (0.76%) LDAP
12 70 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
13 63 (0.60%) DHCP
14 61 (0.58%) HTTP
15 56 (0.54%) BGP
16 54 (0.52%) Intranet
17 50 (0.48%) SSL
18 49 (0.47%) VoIP
19 48 (0.46%) MPLS
20 46 (0.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 801 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 376 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 259 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 256 (2.45%) Big Data
5 234 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 219 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 209 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 203 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 189 (1.81%) NoSQL
10 162 (1.55%) MySQL
11 145 (1.39%) MongoDB
12 128 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 118 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 104 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
15 92 (0.88%) Apache Hive
16 88 (0.84%) QlikView
17 82 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
18 79 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
19 75 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
20 71 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 347 (3.32%) JIRA
2 309 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 244 (2.33%) Maven
4 204 (1.95%) Jenkins
5 185 (1.77%) Subversion
6 156 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 143 (1.37%) Selenium
8 134 (1.28%) JUnit
9 126 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 78 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 77 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 66 (0.63%) Grunt
13 65 (0.62%) Ant
14 63 (0.60%) Visual Studio
15 57 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
16 50 (0.48%) gulp
16 50 (0.48%) IntelliJ
17 44 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 44 (0.42%) WebDriver
18 43 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 3092 (29.57%) Banking
2 781 (7.47%) Investment Banking
3 632 (6.04%) Retail
4 619 (5.92%) Financial Institution
5 460 (4.40%) Front Office
6 426 (4.07%) Marketing
7 334 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 328 (3.14%) Legal
9 217 (2.08%) Back Office
10 190 (1.82%) Retail Banking
11 188 (1.80%) Manufacturing
12 166 (1.59%) Law
13 136 (1.30%) Electronics
14 135 (1.29%) Advertising
15 82 (0.78%) Publishing
16 67 (0.64%) Billing
17 66 (0.63%) General Ledger
18 51 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
19 48 (0.46%) Games
20 44 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2318 (22.17%) Developer
2 2246 (21.48%) Analyst
3 1090 (10.42%) Project Manager
4 1072 (10.25%) Business Analyst
5 721 (6.89%) Architect
6 626 (5.99%) Consultant
7 597 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 433 (4.14%) Senior Developer
9 350 (3.35%) C# Developer
10 340 (3.25%) Financial Analyst
11 288 (2.75%) SQL Developer
12 276 (2.64%) Administrator
13 258 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
14 256 (2.45%) IT Manager
15 255 (2.44%) Banking Analyst
16 229 (2.19%) Programme Manager
17 221 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
18 219 (2.09%) Data Analyst
19 211 (2.02%) DevOps Engineer
20 202 (1.93%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 827 (7.91%) HTML
2 692 (6.62%) .NET
3 623 (5.96%) CSS
4 529 (5.06%) HTML5
5 512 (4.90%) AngularJS
6 448 (4.28%) Web Services
7 382 (3.65%) XML
8 340 (3.25%) Spring
9 324 (3.10%) CSS3
10 226 (2.16%) jQuery
11 224 (2.14%) REST
12 213 (2.04%) ASP.NET
13 200 (1.91%) SOAP
14 195 (1.86%) Node.js
15 163 (1.56%) Middleware
16 159 (1.52%) J2EE
16 159 (1.52%) React
17 135 (1.29%) JMS
18 133 (1.27%) RESTful
19 123 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 936 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 384 (3.67%) User Experience
3 355 (3.39%) Derivative
4 324 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 318 (3.04%) Data Centre
6 314 (3.00%) Fixed Income
7 304 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 252 (2.41%) Equities
9 234 (2.24%) Computer Science
10 217 (2.08%) Hedge funds
11 178 (1.70%) Fintech
12 171 (1.64%) Credit Risk
13 157 (1.50%) Mathematics
14 147 (1.41%) Market Risk
15 139 (1.33%) Visualisation
16 110 (1.05%) Mobile App
17 103 (0.98%) Virtual Team
18 101 (0.97%) PMI
19 86 (0.82%) Data Integration
20 85 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 927 (8.86%) Linux
2 905 (8.65%) Windows
3 712 (6.81%) Unix
4 285 (2.73%) Windows Server
5 208 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 169 (1.62%) Solaris
7 159 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 136 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 122 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 70 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 64 (0.61%) AIX
12 58 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 56 (0.54%) Android
14 42 (0.40%) Windows 10
15 35 (0.33%) CentOS
16 34 (0.33%) zOS
17 29 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
18 28 (0.27%) Windows XP
19 18 (0.17%) SUSE
19 18 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2499 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1370 (13.10%) Project Management
3 1143 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 724 (6.92%) Scrum
5 673 (6.44%) Migration
6 625 (5.98%) TDD
7 618 (5.91%) Business Analysis
8 616 (5.89%) ITIL
9 600 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
10 599 (5.73%) Change Management
11 584 (5.58%) PRINCE2
12 492 (4.70%) DevOps
13 453 (4.33%) Risk Management
14 448 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 445 (4.26%) SDLC
16 422 (4.04%) Programme Management
17 404 (3.86%) Analytics
18 402 (3.84%) OO
19 392 (3.75%) Data Analysis
20 391 (3.74%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1736 (16.60%) SQL
2 1487 (14.22%) Java
3 892 (8.53%) JavaScript
4 798 (7.63%) C#
5 519 (4.96%) Python
6 292 (2.79%) C++
6 292 (2.79%) Perl
7 254 (2.43%) PowerShell
8 236 (2.26%) PL/SQL
9 218 (2.08%) VBA
10 180 (1.72%) Ruby
11 177 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 171 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 161 (1.54%) Scala
14 146 (1.40%) C
15 139 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 107 (1.02%) PHP
17 95 (0.91%) R
18 90 (0.86%) VB
19 63 (0.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 735 (7.03%) Degree
2 258 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 171 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 171 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 152 (1.45%) PMP
5 149 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 143 (1.37%) CISSP
7 132 (1.26%) ISEB
8 87 (0.83%) CISM
9 86 (0.82%) CCNP
10 80 (0.77%) ISTQB
11 77 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 76 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 68 (0.65%) CCNA
14 65 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
14 65 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 62 (0.59%) CISA
16 48 (0.46%) MCSE
17 41 (0.39%) PhD
18 38 (0.36%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (3.46%) QA
2 164 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 115 (1.10%) SLA
4 107 (1.02%) MiFID
5 76 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 76 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 67 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 59 (0.56%) Solvency II
8 53 (0.51%) COBIT
9 41 (0.39%) FATCA
10 39 (0.37%) SEPA
11 32 (0.31%) Basel III
12 31 (0.30%) EMIR
13 26 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
14 21 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
15 19 (0.18%) ISO20022
16 15 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 14 (0.13%) Basel II
17 14 (0.13%) COREP
18 10 (0.096%) COSO
System Software
1 372 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 194 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (1.07%) Docker
4 78 (0.75%) vSphere
5 58 (0.55%) XenApp
6 56 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 45 (0.43%) VMware ESX
8 41 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 34 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 34 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 32 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 31 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 29 (0.28%) NFS
13 29 (0.28%) XenDesktop
14 26 (0.25%) KVM
15 24 (0.23%) HDFS
16 21 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
16 21 (0.20%) RACF
17 20 (0.19%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 352 (3.37%) Puppet
2 182 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 170 (1.63%) Ansible
4 117 (1.12%) SCCM
5 86 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 79 (0.76%) Control-M
7 64 (0.61%) Nagios
8 57 (0.55%) SCOM
9 26 (0.25%) zSecure
10 24 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
11 23 (0.22%) Salt
12 22 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
12 22 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 20 (0.19%) Tivoli
14 19 (0.18%) logstash
14 19 (0.18%) NetBackup
15 17 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
15 17 (0.16%) SELinux
16 16 (0.15%) CFEngine
16 16 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1168 (11.17%) Oracle
2 977 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 423 (4.05%) SAP
4 356 (3.40%) VMware
5 318 (3.04%) Cisco
6 259 (2.48%) HP
6 259 (2.48%) IBM
7 241 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 218 (2.08%) Citrix
9 132 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 123 (1.18%) Tableau
11 118 (1.13%) CheckPoint
12 112 (1.07%) Sybase
13 99 (0.95%) Bloomberg
14 96 (0.92%) ServiceNow
15 94 (0.90%) Splunk
16 87 (0.83%) Informatica
17 82 (0.78%) Adobe
17 82 (0.78%) Google
18 80 (0.77%) Murex
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