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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 5559 5513 5484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 24.22% 24.22% 23.14%
As % of the General category 55.00% 53.18% 50.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4236 3914 3764
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 72
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.59 £13.40 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £31.50 £27.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
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
10107 10366 10851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.04% 45.54% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7507 7336 7642
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 127 176
Median hourly rate £22.13 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.22% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £47.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 1196 £500 +5.26% 406
Bromley 0 77 £475 +26.66% 4
Canary Wharf 0 57 £480 -4.00%
Croydon -5 45 £410 -0.60% 4
Docklands, London 0 17 £513 +13.88%
Uxbridge -1 12 £425 +20.39% 5
Westminster - 10 £463 -
Hammersmith +5 8 £369 -4.96% 2
Wimbledon +2 7 £460 -0.54% 2
Harrow - 6 £495 -
Ealing - 5 £313 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 3 £390 -23.52% 9
Paddington -2 3 £440 -12.00%
Hounslow +1 2 £339 -25.54% 1
Chessington +4 1 - -
Feltham 0 1 £440 +25.71%
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Southall - 1 £525 -
Osterley - 1 £515 -
Lewisham - 1 £400 -
Chiswick - 1 £350 -
Beckenham - 1 £375 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 3265 (30.33%) Banking
2 2139 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
3 1906 (17.71%) SQL
4 1427 (13.26%) Java
5 1344 (12.49%) Project Management
6 1123 (10.43%) Oracle
7 1103 (10.25%) Microsoft
8 1074 (9.98%) Windows
9 1026 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 1014 (9.42%) Investment Banking
11 922 (8.57%) C#
12 905 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
13 888 (8.25%) SQL Server
14 873 (8.11%) Linux
15 814 (7.56%) JavaScript
16 794 (7.38%) .NET
17 777 (7.22%) Migration
18 773 (7.18%) MS Excel
19 757 (7.03%) HTML
20 741 (6.88%) Degree
21 724 (6.73%) Unix
22 705 (6.55%) Front Office
23 677 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
24 642 (5.96%) Scrum
25 617 (5.73%) TDD
26 612 (5.69%) Business Analysis
27 600 (5.57%) ITIL
28 598 (5.56%) PRINCE2
29 592 (5.50%) Financial Institution
30 550 (5.11%) 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
1 308 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 184 (1.71%) Node.js
3 159 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 135 (1.25%) Apache
5 133 (1.24%) SAS
6 120 (1.11%) Confluence
7 119 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 105 (0.98%) Apache Spark
9 102 (0.95%) IIS
10 95 (0.88%) CMS
11 90 (0.84%) MS Exchange
12 68 (0.63%) Jetty
13 62 (0.58%) WebLogic
14 48 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
15 47 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
16 46 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
17 44 (0.41%) Skype for Business
18 37 (0.34%) JBoss
19 36 (0.33%) OpenStack
20 32 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 773 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 548 (5.09%) MS Office
3 303 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 256 (2.38%) MS Project
5 196 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 81 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 65 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
8 55 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 26 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (0.11%) SPSS
11 5 (0.046%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.046%) SmartSuite
12 4 (0.037%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.037%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.037%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.028%) CPLEX
13 3 (0.028%) LaTeX
13 3 (0.028%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.019%) InfoPath
15 1 (0.009%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 159 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 94 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 89 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 69 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 63 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
6 60 (0.56%) SAP FI
7 54 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
8 52 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
9 48 (0.45%) SAP CO
9 48 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
10 45 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
11 43 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
12 40 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
13 36 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 35 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
15 34 (0.32%) Markit EDM
16 28 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
17 27 (0.25%) HFM
18 25 (0.23%) SAP ERP
19 24 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 302 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (0.73%) Office 365
4 51 (0.47%) PaaS
5 48 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (0.39%) GitHub
6 42 (0.39%) SaaS
7 23 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 21 (0.20%) IaaS
9 17 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (0.15%) Heroku
10 16 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
11 15 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (0.14%) Yammer
12 14 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (0.10%) Google Apps
13 11 (0.10%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 271 (2.52%) Firewall
2 184 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 177 (1.64%) WAN
4 169 (1.57%) SAN
5 152 (1.41%) LAN
6 123 (1.14%) Internet
7 118 (1.10%) DNS
8 111 (1.03%) Network Security
9 104 (0.97%) VPN
10 88 (0.82%) HTTP
11 64 (0.59%) NAS
12 54 (0.50%) Wireless
13 53 (0.49%) DHCP
14 51 (0.47%) LDAP
15 47 (0.44%) BGP
15 47 (0.44%) MPLS
15 47 (0.44%) NetScaler
16 46 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 43 (0.40%) Intranet
18 42 (0.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 888 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 467 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
3 304 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 267 (2.48%) Big Data
5 259 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 228 (2.12%) NoSQL
7 224 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 200 (1.86%) Relational Database
9 198 (1.84%) Hadoop
10 155 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 147 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 134 (1.24%) MongoDB
13 133 (1.24%) MySQL
14 131 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 114 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 97 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
17 92 (0.85%) Apache Hive
18 91 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
19 88 (0.82%) QlikView
20 87 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 314 (2.92%) JIRA
2 248 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 204 (1.90%) Maven
4 199 (1.85%) Subversion
5 169 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 136 (1.26%) TeamCity
7 126 (1.17%) Selenium
8 119 (1.11%) JUnit
9 105 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 85 (0.79%) Cucumber
11 70 (0.65%) Visual Studio
12 59 (0.55%) SpecFlow
13 58 (0.54%) HP UFT
14 52 (0.48%) Ant
15 50 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
16 47 (0.44%) Grunt
17 45 (0.42%) Eclipse
18 44 (0.41%) gulp
19 38 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
20 36 (0.33%) Jasmine
General
1 3265 (30.33%) Banking
2 1014 (9.42%) Investment Banking
3 705 (6.55%) Front Office
4 592 (5.50%) Financial Institution
5 509 (4.73%) Retail
6 374 (3.47%) Marketing
7 349 (3.24%) Legal
8 348 (3.23%) Telecoms
9 242 (2.25%) Back Office
10 200 (1.86%) Manufacturing
11 172 (1.60%) Retail Banking
12 161 (1.50%) Law
13 146 (1.36%) Electronics
14 141 (1.31%) Advertising
15 76 (0.71%) Billing
15 76 (0.71%) General Ledger
16 64 (0.59%) Games
17 46 (0.43%) Publishing
18 44 (0.41%) International Banking
19 43 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2527 (23.48%) Developer
2 2362 (21.94%) Analyst
3 1160 (10.78%) Business Analyst
4 1103 (10.25%) Project Manager
5 726 (6.74%) Architect
6 676 (6.28%) Java Developer
7 622 (5.78%) Consultant
8 415 (3.86%) Senior Developer
9 398 (3.70%) C# Developer
10 357 (3.32%) Financial Analyst
11 338 (3.14%) SQL Developer
12 281 (2.61%) Banking Analyst
13 279 (2.59%) Administrator
14 238 (2.21%) .NET Developer
15 235 (2.18%) Test Analyst
16 228 (2.12%) Programme Manager
17 220 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
18 214 (1.99%) IT Manager
19 209 (1.94%) Support Analyst
20 203 (1.89%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 794 (7.38%) .NET
2 757 (7.03%) HTML
3 522 (4.85%) CSS
4 459 (4.26%) Web Services
5 458 (4.25%) HTML5
6 448 (4.16%) AngularJS
7 368 (3.42%) XML
8 316 (2.94%) Spring
9 272 (2.53%) REST
10 268 (2.49%) CSS3
11 245 (2.28%) ASP.NET
12 207 (1.92%) jQuery
13 167 (1.55%) SOAP
13 167 (1.55%) WPF
14 157 (1.46%) J2EE
15 151 (1.40%) Middleware
16 140 (1.30%) .NET Framework
17 139 (1.29%) JMS
18 134 (1.24%) RESTful
19 119 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 905 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 500 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 493 (4.58%) Derivative
4 353 (3.28%) Fixed Income
5 318 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 312 (2.90%) Equities
7 306 (2.84%) User Experience
8 257 (2.39%) Computer Science
9 236 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 219 (2.03%) Hedge funds
11 211 (1.96%) Fintech
12 210 (1.95%) Market Risk
13 209 (1.94%) Credit Risk
14 162 (1.51%) Mathematics
15 121 (1.12%) Visualisation
16 115 (1.07%) PMI
17 113 (1.05%) Mobile App
18 95 (0.88%) Data Structures
19 93 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
20 91 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1074 (9.98%) Windows
2 873 (8.11%) Linux
3 724 (6.73%) Unix
4 320 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 223 (2.07%) Windows 7
6 190 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 186 (1.73%) Solaris
8 169 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 127 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 115 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 69 (0.64%) AIX
12 56 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 48 (0.45%) Windows XP
14 43 (0.40%) Android
15 34 (0.32%) zOS
16 32 (0.30%) CentOS
17 29 (0.27%) Windows 10
18 25 (0.23%) Windows 8
19 20 (0.19%) SUSE
20 15 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2139 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1344 (12.49%) Project Management
3 1026 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 777 (7.22%) Migration
5 677 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
6 642 (5.96%) Scrum
7 617 (5.73%) TDD
8 612 (5.69%) Business Analysis
9 600 (5.57%) ITIL
10 598 (5.56%) PRINCE2
11 550 (5.11%) Change Management
12 540 (5.02%) Risk Management
13 532 (4.94%) SDLC
14 491 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 448 (4.16%) Analytics
16 412 (3.83%) Programme Management
17 400 (3.72%) Data Modelling
18 394 (3.66%) Asset Management
19 362 (3.36%) OO
20 349 (3.24%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1906 (17.71%) SQL
2 1427 (13.26%) Java
3 922 (8.57%) C#
4 814 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 515 (4.78%) Python
6 336 (3.12%) C++
7 279 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 272 (2.53%) Perl
9 263 (2.44%) VBA
10 236 (2.19%) T-SQL
11 173 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 169 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 159 (1.48%) Ruby
14 151 (1.40%) Bash Shell
15 147 (1.37%) C
16 143 (1.33%) Scala
17 111 (1.03%) PHP
17 111 (1.03%) VB
18 68 (0.63%) R
19 62 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 741 (6.88%) Degree
2 267 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 198 (1.84%) PMI Certification
4 155 (1.44%) ISEB
5 150 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 142 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 137 (1.27%) CISSP
8 122 (1.13%) PMP
9 112 (1.04%) ISTQB
10 104 (0.97%) CCNP
11 88 (0.82%) CISM
12 87 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 69 (0.64%) CISA
14 68 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
15 63 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 58 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 55 (0.51%) PhD
18 48 (0.45%) CCIE
18 48 (0.45%) CCNA
19 45 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 421 (3.91%) QA
2 172 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 154 (1.43%) MiFID
4 123 (1.14%) SLA
5 74 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 68 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 62 (0.58%) EMIR
8 57 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
8 57 (0.53%) Solvency II
9 50 (0.46%) COBIT
10 46 (0.43%) FATCA
11 34 (0.32%) SEPA
12 30 (0.28%) Basel II
13 27 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 26 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
15 24 (0.22%) ISO20022
16 18 (0.17%) CRD IV
17 14 (0.13%) COREP
18 13 (0.12%) Basel III
19 11 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 395 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 227 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (0.86%) vSphere
4 80 (0.74%) Docker
5 72 (0.67%) XenApp
6 49 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 47 (0.44%) VMware ESX
8 45 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (0.33%) NFS
9 36 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 32 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 32 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
11 28 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 27 (0.25%) RACF
13 26 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 18 (0.17%) KVM
15 14 (0.13%) ACF2
16 13 (0.12%) HDFS
16 13 (0.12%) vCloud
17 11 (0.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 235 (2.18%) Puppet
2 145 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 141 (1.31%) SCCM
4 121 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 84 (0.78%) Control-M
6 82 (0.76%) Ansible
7 58 (0.54%) SCOM
8 55 (0.51%) Nagios
9 34 (0.32%) NetBackup
10 32 (0.30%) zSecure
11 29 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
12 24 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 24 (0.22%) Tivoli
13 22 (0.20%) FortiGate
14 21 (0.20%) Data Guard
15 20 (0.19%) Kubernetes
16 19 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
17 18 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
18 16 (0.15%) Backup Exec
19 15 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1123 (10.43%) Oracle
2 1103 (10.25%) Microsoft
3 473 (4.39%) SAP
4 393 (3.65%) VMware
5 294 (2.73%) Cisco
6 281 (2.61%) HP
7 262 (2.43%) Citrix
8 224 (2.08%) IBM
9 212 (1.97%) Red Hat
10 184 (1.71%) Sybase
11 127 (1.18%) Bloomberg
12 122 (1.13%) Murex
13 119 (1.11%) Cognos
14 110 (1.02%) Tableau
15 107 (0.99%) Adobe
16 106 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
17 99 (0.92%) Reuters
18 92 (0.85%) Splunk
19 89 (0.83%) EMC
20 88 (0.82%) CheckPoint
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
William Alexander Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intech 7
Rate: strong salary and benefits from top employer
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Point
Rate: £850 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £850 - £950 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £18.00 - £24.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago