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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 5131 6163 5307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.18% 26.17% 22.48%
As % of the General category 53.59% 55.78% 50.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3800 4526 3598
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 £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 48
Median hourly rate £27.25 £22.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.47% +23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £15.67 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £71.50 £29.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
9575 11049 10577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.26% 46.93% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6920 7976 7373
Median daily rate £485 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
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 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 120 139
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.69 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £63.25 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 1134 £500 +2.56% 474
Canary Wharf -1 53 £438 -5.40%
Bromley 0 51 £463 -11.90% 1
Croydon -14 26 £470 +27.45% 6
Docklands, London -1 20 £600 +20.00%
Uxbridge +3 16 £375 -11.76% 6
Brentford +5 7 £525 +6.27% 1
Ealing +5 5 £400 -
Paddington -2 5 £449 -0.22%
Beckenham - 4 £375 - 2
Feltham -11 3 £550 +27.16% 2
Hammersmith - 3 £375 -
Teddington 0 2 £413 - 2
Wimbledon -5 2 £440 -9.74% 1
Twickenham - 2 £438 -
Romford - 2 £400 - 1
Mayfair +2 1 £400 -33.33%
Southwark -2 1 £475 +100.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 £375 +3.73% 5
Harrow -11 1 £300 -11.11% 1
Westminster -21 1 - - 1
Osterley - 1 £445 -
Hillingdon - 1 £160 -
Clapham - 1 £388 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Ruislip - 1 - -
Barking - 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 3141 (29.34%) Banking
2 2455 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1822 (17.02%) SQL
4 1519 (14.19%) Java
5 1428 (13.34%) Project Management
6 1173 (10.96%) Oracle
7 1153 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 1028 (9.60%) Microsoft
9 960 (8.97%) Windows
10 950 (8.88%) Linux
11 938 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
12 862 (8.05%) JavaScript
13 831 (7.76%) SQL Server
14 830 (7.75%) C#
15 823 (7.69%) Investment Banking
16 798 (7.46%) HTML
17 760 (7.10%) MS Excel
18 738 (6.89%) Migration
19 732 (6.84%) Unix
20 726 (6.78%) Degree
21 718 (6.71%) Scrum
22 708 (6.61%) .NET
23 648 (6.05%) TDD
24 631 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
25 629 (5.88%) ITIL
26 627 (5.86%) Financial Institution
27 622 (5.81%) Retail
28 612 (5.72%) PRINCE2
28 612 (5.72%) Business Analysis
29 599 (5.60%) 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
1 311 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 172 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 160 (1.49%) Apache
4 150 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 142 (1.33%) SAS
6 138 (1.29%) Confluence
7 122 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 105 (0.98%) CMS
9 93 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 83 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 79 (0.74%) IIS
12 64 (0.60%) Jetty
13 50 (0.47%) JBoss
13 50 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 44 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 44 (0.41%) Skype for Business
15 40 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
16 39 (0.36%) nginx
16 39 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
17 37 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 760 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 501 (4.68%) MS Office
3 349 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 248 (2.32%) MS Project
5 202 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 78 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 45 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 14 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.13%) SPSS
11 5 (0.047%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.047%) Mathematica
12 4 (0.037%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.037%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.028%) InVision
13 3 (0.028%) LaTeX
13 3 (0.028%) SmartSuite
14 2 (0.019%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.009%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 146 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 98 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 74 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 67 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 67 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 65 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
6 57 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
7 53 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
8 48 (0.45%) SAP FI
9 41 (0.38%) SAP CO
9 41 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
10 38 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
11 37 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
12 36 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
13 33 (0.31%) HFM
14 30 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
15 26 (0.24%) Markit EDM
15 26 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
16 25 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
17 23 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 327 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (0.96%) Office 365
4 77 (0.72%) PaaS
5 56 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (0.51%) SaaS
7 50 (0.47%) GitHub
8 45 (0.42%) IaaS
9 30 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 19 (0.18%) Heroku
11 19 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
12 18 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.14%) OpenShift
15 14 (0.13%) Google Apps
16 13 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
17 12 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
17 12 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 300 (2.80%) Firewall
2 175 (1.63%) SAN
3 159 (1.49%) WAN
4 154 (1.44%) Internet
5 151 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 143 (1.34%) LAN
7 129 (1.21%) DNS
8 107 (1.00%) Network Security
9 92 (0.86%) VPN
10 75 (0.70%) LDAP
11 74 (0.69%) Wireless
12 71 (0.66%) HTTP
13 62 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
14 59 (0.55%) DHCP
15 51 (0.48%) BGP
15 51 (0.48%) Intranet
16 49 (0.46%) NAS
17 46 (0.43%) SSL
18 44 (0.41%) MPLS
19 42 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 831 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 423 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 287 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 260 (2.43%) Big Data
5 229 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 227 (2.12%) Hadoop
7 225 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 225 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 217 (2.03%) NoSQL
9 165 (1.54%) MySQL
10 147 (1.37%) MongoDB
11 134 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 118 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 115 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 98 (0.92%) QlikView
15 96 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
16 92 (0.86%) Apache Hive
17 84 (0.78%) RDBMS
18 79 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
18 79 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 344 (3.21%) JIRA
2 293 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 241 (2.25%) Maven
4 199 (1.86%) Jenkins
5 186 (1.74%) Subversion
6 150 (1.40%) Selenium
7 142 (1.33%) TeamCity
8 133 (1.24%) JUnit
9 116 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 93 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 79 (0.74%) Eclipse
12 67 (0.63%) Visual Studio
13 64 (0.60%) Grunt
14 59 (0.55%) Ant
15 55 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
16 50 (0.47%) SpecFlow
17 49 (0.46%) gulp
18 48 (0.45%) IntelliJ
19 45 (0.42%) WebDriver
20 44 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3141 (29.34%) Banking
2 823 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 627 (5.86%) Financial Institution
4 622 (5.81%) Retail
5 507 (4.74%) Front Office
6 430 (4.02%) Marketing
7 348 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 340 (3.18%) Legal
9 219 (2.05%) Back Office
10 193 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 186 (1.74%) Retail Banking
12 169 (1.58%) Law
13 145 (1.35%) Advertising
14 138 (1.29%) Electronics
15 83 (0.78%) Publishing
16 76 (0.71%) Billing
17 63 (0.59%) General Ledger
18 58 (0.54%) Games
19 44 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
20 41 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2382 (22.25%) Developer
2 2321 (21.68%) Analyst
3 1122 (10.48%) Project Manager
4 1081 (10.10%) Business Analyst
5 751 (7.02%) Architect
6 625 (5.84%) Java Developer
7 618 (5.77%) Consultant
8 444 (4.15%) Senior Developer
9 359 (3.35%) C# Developer
9 359 (3.35%) Financial Analyst
10 315 (2.94%) SQL Developer
11 270 (2.52%) Administrator
12 266 (2.49%) Banking Analyst
13 259 (2.42%) IT Manager
14 247 (2.31%) Programme Manager
15 237 (2.21%) JavaScript Developer
15 237 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
16 223 (2.08%) Test Analyst
17 220 (2.06%) Data Analyst
18 207 (1.93%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 798 (7.46%) HTML
2 708 (6.61%) .NET
3 591 (5.52%) CSS
4 507 (4.74%) HTML5
5 492 (4.60%) AngularJS
6 458 (4.28%) Web Services
7 398 (3.72%) XML
8 335 (3.13%) Spring
9 304 (2.84%) CSS3
10 252 (2.35%) REST
11 219 (2.05%) jQuery
12 202 (1.89%) SOAP
13 201 (1.88%) ASP.NET
14 182 (1.70%) Middleware
15 177 (1.65%) Node.js
16 160 (1.49%) J2EE
17 139 (1.30%) RESTful
18 138 (1.29%) JMS
19 137 (1.28%) React
20 134 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 938 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 407 (3.80%) Derivative
3 375 (3.50%) User Experience
4 358 (3.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 341 (3.19%) Fixed Income
6 326 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 300 (2.80%) Data Centre
8 290 (2.71%) Equities
9 238 (2.22%) Computer Science
10 215 (2.01%) Hedge funds
11 195 (1.82%) Fintech
12 179 (1.67%) Credit Risk
13 154 (1.44%) Mathematics
14 152 (1.42%) Market Risk
15 134 (1.25%) Visualisation
16 124 (1.16%) Mobile App
17 111 (1.04%) PMI
18 102 (0.95%) Virtual Team
19 90 (0.84%) Clustering
20 87 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 960 (8.97%) Windows
2 950 (8.88%) Linux
3 732 (6.84%) Unix
4 292 (2.73%) Windows Server
5 212 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 176 (1.64%) Solaris
7 175 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 142 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 137 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 70 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 67 (0.63%) AIX
12 63 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 52 (0.49%) Android
14 42 (0.39%) Windows 10
15 34 (0.32%) CentOS
16 33 (0.31%) zOS
17 27 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
18 23 (0.21%) Windows XP
19 21 (0.20%) Windows 8
20 11 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2455 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1428 (13.34%) Project Management
3 1153 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 738 (6.89%) Migration
5 718 (6.71%) Scrum
6 648 (6.05%) TDD
7 631 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
8 629 (5.88%) ITIL
9 612 (5.72%) Business Analysis
9 612 (5.72%) PRINCE2
10 599 (5.60%) Change Management
11 492 (4.60%) SDLC
12 486 (4.54%) Risk Management
13 446 (4.17%) DevOps
13 446 (4.17%) Programme Management
14 441 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
15 418 (3.91%) Analytics
16 413 (3.86%) OO
17 402 (3.76%) Data Modelling
18 399 (3.73%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1822 (17.02%) SQL
2 1519 (14.19%) Java
3 862 (8.05%) JavaScript
4 830 (7.75%) C#
5 535 (5.00%) Python
6 330 (3.08%) C++
7 280 (2.62%) Perl
8 268 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 237 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 227 (2.12%) VBA
11 203 (1.90%) T-SQL
12 177 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 175 (1.63%) Ruby
14 152 (1.42%) Scala
15 144 (1.35%) Bash Shell
16 134 (1.25%) C
17 108 (1.01%) VB
18 103 (0.96%) PHP
19 86 (0.80%) R
20 68 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 726 (6.78%) Degree
2 258 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 188 (1.76%) PMI Certification
4 166 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 160 (1.49%) PMP
6 145 (1.35%) CISSP
7 137 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 137 (1.28%) ISEB
8 93 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 86 (0.80%) CISM
10 82 (0.77%) CCNP
11 76 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 72 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 72 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 69 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 62 (0.58%) CCNA
15 58 (0.54%) CISA
16 53 (0.50%) PhD
17 47 (0.44%) MCSE
18 39 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 377 (3.52%) QA
2 177 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 109 (1.02%) MiFID
4 107 (1.00%) SLA
5 71 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 66 (0.62%) Solvency II
7 59 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 54 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 49 (0.46%) COBIT
10 38 (0.36%) FATCA
11 37 (0.35%) SEPA
12 34 (0.32%) EMIR
13 28 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
14 25 (0.23%) Basel III
15 23 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
16 21 (0.20%) ISO20022
17 18 (0.17%) Basel II
18 15 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 14 (0.13%) COREP
20 8 (0.075%) CRD IV
System Software
1 389 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 206 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (0.95%) Docker
4 91 (0.85%) vSphere
5 66 (0.62%) XenApp
6 60 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 49 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 45 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 37 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 34 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 31 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 30 (0.28%) NFS
14 29 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
14 29 (0.27%) RACF
15 28 (0.26%) KVM
15 28 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 26 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 22 (0.21%) HDFS
18 17 (0.16%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 323 (3.02%) Puppet
2 158 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 145 (1.35%) Ansible
4 137 (1.28%) SCCM
5 94 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 92 (0.86%) Control-M
7 67 (0.63%) Nagios
8 62 (0.58%) SCOM
9 29 (0.27%) zSecure
10 27 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 24 (0.22%) NetBackup
12 22 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
12 22 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
13 19 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
14 18 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 17 (0.16%) BladeLogic
16 16 (0.15%) OpenView
16 16 (0.15%) Tivoli
17 15 (0.14%) Salt
17 15 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1173 (10.96%) Oracle
2 1028 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 420 (3.92%) SAP
4 387 (3.62%) VMware
5 303 (2.83%) Cisco
6 270 (2.52%) HP
7 262 (2.45%) IBM
8 245 (2.29%) Citrix
9 243 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 145 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 131 (1.22%) Sybase
12 114 (1.07%) Tableau
13 112 (1.05%) Bloomberg
14 109 (1.02%) CheckPoint
15 96 (0.90%) Informatica
15 96 (0.90%) ServiceNow
16 95 (0.89%) Murex
17 91 (0.85%) Splunk
18 88 (0.82%) Google
19 86 (0.80%) Adobe
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