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 19 February 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
19 Feb 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 4493 5243 5070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.61% 24.51% 23.79%
As % of the General category 53.81% 53.98% 52.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3264 3711 3691
Median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £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 28 43 36
Median hourly rate £47.00 £29.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% +30.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.16 £13.60 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.75 £100.00 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.17 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +64.63%

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
8350 9713 9688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.87% 45.40% 45.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5924 6859 6976
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 110 97
Median hourly rate £28.44 £26.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -1 914 £500 - 382
Canary Wharf 0 60 £513 +20.58%
Bromley 0 24 £488 +8.33% 5
Croydon -10 20 £413 -2.94% 5
Docklands, London -1 18 £575 +4.54%
Wimbledon +1 13 £500 +14.28% 5
Kingston Upon Thames +1 9 £450 +42.85% 18
Uxbridge 0 8 £275 -35.29% 7
Feltham +9 5 £425 +13.33%
New Malden +2 5 - -
Lewisham - 5 £300 -
Brentford - 5 £500 -
Twickenham - 4 £338 - 4
Harrow +5 3 £400 +50.94%
Chessington -1 3 £400 -
Westminster -5 3 £425 +9.67% 3
Hammersmith -6 3 £550 +34.14% 2
Enfield - 2 £283 -
Ilford - 2 £290 -
Barnet - 1 £413 -
West Drayton - 1 £575 -
Hackney - 1 £275 - 3
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 2858 (29.81%) Banking
2 2342 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1601 (16.70%) SQL
4 1387 (14.47%) Java
5 1165 (12.15%) Project Management
6 1068 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 985 (10.27%) Microsoft
8 969 (10.11%) Oracle
9 847 (8.83%) JavaScript
10 815 (8.50%) Investment Banking
11 812 (8.47%) SQL Server
12 807 (8.42%) Linux
13 796 (8.30%) Windows
14 791 (8.25%) HTML
15 789 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
16 758 (7.91%) C#
17 736 (7.68%) Scrum
18 693 (7.23%) Degree
19 685 (7.14%) Unix
20 661 (6.89%) .NET
21 649 (6.77%) MS Excel
21 649 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
22 626 (6.53%) TDD
23 607 (6.33%) Front Office
24 597 (6.23%) CSS
25 575 (6.00%) Change Management
26 566 (5.90%) Python
27 562 (5.86%) Business Analysis
28 544 (5.67%) DevOps
29 532 (5.55%) Migration

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 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 245 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 147 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 146 (1.52%) Confluence
5 125 (1.30%) Apache
6 117 (1.22%) IIS
7 105 (1.10%) CMS
8 99 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 95 (0.99%) SAS
10 75 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 65 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 65 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 60 (0.63%) Apache Pig
13 59 (0.62%) JBoss
14 53 (0.55%) Skype for Business
15 48 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
16 46 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 42 (0.44%) Mule
18 33 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
19 31 (0.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 649 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 345 (3.60%) MS Office
3 278 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 214 (2.23%) MS Project
5 167 (1.74%) MS Visio
6 94 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 45 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 30 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 19 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (0.17%) SPSS
11 14 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.083%) Flinto
13 7 (0.073%) LaTeX
14 6 (0.063%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.052%) InVision
16 4 (0.042%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.042%) Mathematica
17 3 (0.031%) GNU Octave
17 3 (0.031%) Open Workbench
18 2 (0.021%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 165 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 138 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 89 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 80 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
5 74 (0.77%) SAP FI
6 66 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
7 56 (0.58%) SAP CO
8 55 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
9 51 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
10 48 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
11 47 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
12 42 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
13 41 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
14 24 (0.25%) Markit EDM
15 23 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
15 23 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
16 21 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
17 18 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
18 17 (0.18%) Summit
18 17 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 380 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 269 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (1.03%) Office 365
4 88 (0.92%) PaaS
5 77 (0.80%) IaaS
6 70 (0.73%) SaaS
7 61 (0.64%) GitHub
8 45 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 42 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 22 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 21 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (0.22%) OpenShift
13 17 (0.18%) Google Analytics
13 17 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
15 11 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
16 10 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
17 9 (0.094%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 261 (2.72%) Firewall
2 155 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 131 (1.37%) SAN
4 128 (1.34%) Internet
5 125 (1.30%) WAN
6 124 (1.29%) Network Security
7 123 (1.28%) DNS
8 115 (1.20%) LAN
9 95 (0.99%) VPN
10 73 (0.76%) Wireless
11 67 (0.70%) LDAP
12 64 (0.67%) HTTP
13 60 (0.63%) DHCP
14 56 (0.58%) VoIP
15 52 (0.54%) SSL
16 51 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
17 49 (0.51%) MPLS
18 48 (0.50%) BGP
19 45 (0.47%) OSPF
20 43 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 812 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 443 (4.62%) Big Data
3 357 (3.72%) Hadoop
4 315 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
5 279 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 236 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 209 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 201 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 154 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 153 (1.60%) NoSQL
11 150 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 137 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 124 (1.29%) Apache Hive
14 106 (1.11%) MySQL
15 102 (1.06%) RDBMS
16 90 (0.94%) QlikView
17 88 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
18 86 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
19 80 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
20 79 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 415 (4.33%) JIRA
2 311 (3.24%) Jenkins
3 310 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 244 (2.54%) Maven
5 156 (1.63%) Selenium
6 153 (1.60%) Subversion
7 139 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 136 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 131 (1.37%) JUnit
10 94 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 76 (0.79%) Mockito
12 69 (0.72%) Hudson
13 64 (0.67%) Visual Studio
14 62 (0.65%) Gradle
15 61 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 51 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
17 47 (0.49%) gulp
17 47 (0.49%) HP UFT
18 45 (0.47%) Grunt
19 43 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 2858 (29.81%) Banking
2 815 (8.50%) Investment Banking
3 607 (6.33%) Front Office
4 506 (5.28%) Retail
5 455 (4.75%) Financial Institution
6 366 (3.82%) Marketing
7 353 (3.68%) Legal
8 321 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 247 (2.58%) Back Office
10 227 (2.37%) Manufacturing
11 158 (1.65%) Electronics
12 157 (1.64%) Law
13 137 (1.43%) Advertising
14 127 (1.32%) Retail Banking
15 74 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
16 68 (0.71%) General Ledger
17 63 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
18 60 (0.63%) Publishing
19 46 (0.48%) Billing
20 45 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 2383 (24.85%) Developer
2 1891 (19.72%) Analyst
3 1003 (10.46%) Business Analyst
4 836 (8.72%) Project Manager
5 741 (7.73%) Architect
6 622 (6.49%) Consultant
7 549 (5.73%) Java Developer
8 321 (3.35%) Senior Developer
9 307 (3.20%) C# Developer
10 282 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
11 245 (2.56%) .NET Developer
12 244 (2.54%) SQL Developer
13 238 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
14 227 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
15 206 (2.15%) Administrator
16 186 (1.94%) DevOps Engineer
17 177 (1.85%) Data Analyst
18 173 (1.80%) Banking Analyst
19 171 (1.78%) Programme Manager
20 169 (1.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 791 (8.25%) HTML
2 661 (6.89%) .NET
3 597 (6.23%) CSS
4 508 (5.30%) AngularJS
5 479 (5.00%) HTML5
6 427 (4.45%) Web Services
7 328 (3.42%) Spring
8 319 (3.33%) XML
9 297 (3.10%) REST
10 295 (3.08%) CSS3
11 240 (2.50%) Node.js
12 233 (2.43%) React
13 208 (2.17%) jQuery
14 196 (2.04%) JSON
15 195 (2.03%) ASP.NET
16 181 (1.89%) SOAP
17 164 (1.71%) Middleware
18 154 (1.61%) J2EE
19 136 (1.42%) Hibernate
20 131 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 789 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 431 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 391 (4.08%) User Experience
4 380 (3.96%) Derivative
5 336 (3.50%) Equities
6 315 (3.29%) Fixed Income
7 276 (2.88%) Fintech
8 268 (2.80%) Computer Science
9 267 (2.78%) Management Information System
10 250 (2.61%) Data Centre
11 184 (1.92%) Visualisation
12 169 (1.76%) Market Risk
13 157 (1.64%) Virtual Team
14 155 (1.62%) Credit Risk
15 154 (1.61%) Mathematics
16 113 (1.18%) Hedge funds
17 111 (1.16%) Mobile App
18 103 (1.07%) Algorithms
19 95 (0.99%) Statistics
20 88 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 807 (8.42%) Linux
2 796 (8.30%) Windows
3 685 (7.14%) Unix
4 231 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 143 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 128 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 120 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 109 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 101 (1.05%) Solaris
10 72 (0.75%) Android
11 64 (0.67%) Apple iOS
12 61 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 40 (0.42%) Windows 10
14 34 (0.35%) CentOS
15 29 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 26 (0.27%) SUSE
17 23 (0.24%) AIX
18 15 (0.16%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.10%) zOS
20 9 (0.094%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2342 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1165 (12.15%) Project Management
3 1068 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 736 (7.68%) Scrum
5 649 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
6 626 (6.53%) TDD
7 575 (6.00%) Change Management
8 562 (5.86%) Business Analysis
9 544 (5.67%) DevOps
10 532 (5.55%) Migration
11 468 (4.88%) Analytics
11 468 (4.88%) ITIL
12 443 (4.62%) Risk Management
13 414 (4.32%) PRINCE2
13 414 (4.32%) SDLC
14 382 (3.98%) Data Modelling
15 381 (3.97%) Programme Management
16 343 (3.58%) OO
17 339 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
18 329 (3.43%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1601 (16.70%) SQL
2 1387 (14.47%) Java
3 847 (8.83%) JavaScript
4 758 (7.91%) C#
5 566 (5.90%) Python
6 338 (3.53%) C++
7 246 (2.57%) Scala
8 216 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 213 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 205 (2.14%) PowerShell
11 204 (2.13%) Perl
12 191 (1.99%) VBA
13 148 (1.54%) PL/SQL
14 142 (1.48%) C
15 133 (1.39%) Bash Shell
16 118 (1.23%) R
17 111 (1.16%) Ruby
18 79 (0.82%) PHP
19 69 (0.72%) VB
20 67 (0.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 693 (7.23%) Degree
2 266 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 184 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 123 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 111 (1.16%) CISSP
6 105 (1.10%) ISEB
7 100 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 88 (0.92%) PMP
9 72 (0.75%) CCNP
10 68 (0.71%) CISM
11 67 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 53 (0.55%) ACCA
12 53 (0.55%) CCNA
12 53 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 51 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 47 (0.49%) CISA
15 46 (0.48%) ISTQB
16 45 (0.47%) CCIE
16 45 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 43 (0.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (3.85%) QA
2 273 (2.85%) MiFID
3 121 (1.26%) SLA
4 103 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 85 (0.89%) EMIR
6 72 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
7 63 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 55 (0.57%) FATCA
9 53 (0.55%) IFRS
10 51 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 46 (0.48%) Solvency II
12 40 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 40 (0.42%) SEPA
13 37 (0.39%) IFRS 9
14 33 (0.34%) GDPR
15 24 (0.25%) Basel III
16 23 (0.24%) ISO20022
17 21 (0.22%) COBIT
18 15 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
19 9 (0.094%) SDET
System Software
1 293 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 163 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (1.53%) Docker
4 51 (0.53%) VMware ESX
5 50 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 49 (0.51%) HDFS
7 44 (0.46%) vSphere
7 44 (0.46%) XenApp
8 32 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
11 28 (0.29%) Apache Flume
12 25 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 23 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 21 (0.22%) NFS
15 17 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 16 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
18 14 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 14 (0.15%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 250 (2.61%) Puppet
2 203 (2.12%) Ansible
3 130 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (0.69%) SCCM
5 62 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 55 (0.57%) Nagios
7 44 (0.46%) Control-M
8 43 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
9 40 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 34 (0.35%) SCOM
11 31 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
12 28 (0.29%) NetBackup
13 25 (0.26%) Kibana
14 24 (0.25%) MOM
14 24 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
14 24 (0.25%) Terraform
15 23 (0.24%) logstash
16 21 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
16 21 (0.22%) Oozie
17 20 (0.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 985 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 969 (10.11%) Oracle
3 510 (5.32%) SAP
4 303 (3.16%) VMware
5 290 (3.02%) Cisco
6 197 (2.05%) IBM
7 191 (1.99%) Citrix
8 190 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 179 (1.87%) HP
10 155 (1.62%) Sybase
11 117 (1.22%) CheckPoint
12 104 (1.08%) Bloomberg
13 96 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 96 (1.00%) Splunk
14 92 (0.96%) Adobe
15 91 (0.95%) ServiceNow
16 81 (0.84%) Tableau
17 79 (0.82%) Juniper
18 78 (0.81%) MuleSoft
19 75 (0.78%) Google
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