The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Institution over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Institution
Rank 289 256 220
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -36
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 399 421 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.77% 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.84% 1.99% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 250 253
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.26% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -36.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -34.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21635 21147 20305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 38.87% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13348 13189 12136
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 546 571 658
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £11.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK.

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 354 £475 - 148
London -40 244 £475 - 92
City of London +10 89 £475 - 50
South East 0 42 £468 +23.84% 12
East Midlands +25 30 £488 +345.20% 13
Scotland +12 30 £383 +15.90% 13
Buckinghamshire +7 24 £388 +19.23%
Milton Keynes +5 24 £388 +19.23%
Leicestershire - 16 £275 - 3
Glasgow +8 15 £379 +0.33% 4
Derbyshire +9 13 - - 5
Derby +7 13 - - 5
Edinburgh -3 11 £375 +15.38% 7
North West -16 11 £348 -4.79% 10
Berkshire +4 8 £550 +185.71% 2
South West +5 7 £423 +23.35% 6
Yorkshire -8 7 £375 -11.76% 12
Hampshire +1 6 £436 -18.88%
Manchester - 6 £320 - 3
Reading +7 5 £550 +185.71% 2
East of England +1 5 £438 +34.61% 1
Bristol 0 5 £423 +36.29% 2
Cheshire -3 5 £475 +37.68% 7
West Yorkshire -11 5 £375 -11.76% 5
Basingstoke - 4 £325 -
Norfolk +3 3 £469 -
Surrey -4 3 £449 +15.06% 3
Norwich -4 3 £469 -
Kegworth - 3 - -
Wales -4 2 £275 -31.25%

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Financial Institution also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Financial Institution.

1 725 (100.00%) Finance
2 231 (31.86%) Banking
3 116 (16.00%) SQL
4 115 (15.86%) Windows
5 111 (15.31%) MS Excel
6 102 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
7 101 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (13.10%) Microsoft
9 88 (12.14%) UNIX
10 86 (11.86%) Project Management
11 84 (11.59%) Investment Banking
12 80 (11.03%) Linux
13 78 (10.76%) Java
14 69 (9.52%) Oracle
15 65 (8.97%) MS Office
16 64 (8.83%) Front Office
17 59 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 59 (8.14%) XML
18 57 (7.86%) ITIL
19 56 (7.72%) Hedge funds
20 52 (7.17%) Degree
21 51 (7.03%) Active Directory
22 49 (6.76%) HTML
22 49 (6.76%) Retail
23 48 (6.62%) SQL Server
23 48 (6.62%) Business Analysis
24 45 (6.21%) Data Analysis
25 43 (5.93%) Migration
25 43 (5.93%) JavaScript
26 42 (5.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Financial Institution also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (4.69%) WebLogic
2 31 (4.28%) WebSphere
3 21 (2.90%) JBoss
4 20 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.34%) SAS
6 13 (1.79%) Node.js
6 13 (1.79%) CMS
7 12 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.10%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.83%) FileNet
11 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.55%) Lync
11 4 (0.55%) AquaLogic
12 3 (0.41%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 111 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 65 (8.97%) MS Office
3 34 (4.69%) MS Project
4 26 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) SPSS
8 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.97%) assyst
3 7 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.69%) Summit
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.55%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.41%) RMDS
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.14%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.14%) Eikon
9 1 (0.14%) Findur
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.41%) Force.com
2 3 (0.41%) PaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Taleo
4 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) GitHub
4 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 31 (4.28%) Internet
3 23 (3.17%) ATM
4 22 (3.03%) SSL
5 21 (2.90%) Firewall
6 18 (2.48%) DNS
7 15 (2.07%) BGP
8 13 (1.79%) VPN
9 12 (1.66%) Wireless
9 12 (1.66%) HTTP
10 11 (1.52%) LAN
10 11 (1.52%) WAN
10 11 (1.52%) EIGRP
11 10 (1.38%) LDAP
11 10 (1.38%) DHCP
12 9 (1.24%) OSPF
12 9 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (0.83%) Intranet
14 6 (0.83%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.62%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.93%) RDBMS
6 13 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.10%) UniData
8 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.83%) MS Access
10 6 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (0.69%) Base SAS
11 5 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (2.34%) JIRA
1 17 (2.34%) Subversion
2 12 (1.66%) Maven
3 9 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.97%) Mockito
5 6 (0.83%) Jasmine
5 6 (0.83%) Selenium
6 5 (0.69%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.69%) JUnit
6 5 (0.69%) NUnit
7 4 (0.55%) Moq
7 4 (0.55%) Lombardi
8 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.41%) JBehave
8 3 (0.41%) Ant
9 2 (0.28%) Xcode
9 2 (0.28%) ERwin
9 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 725 (100.00%) Finance
2 231 (31.86%) Banking
3 84 (11.59%) Investment Banking
4 64 (8.83%) Front Office
5 49 (6.76%) Retail
6 15 (2.07%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.79%) Legal
8 12 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.66%) Back Office
9 11 (1.52%) Marketing
10 8 (1.10%) Advertising
11 5 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Law
12 2 (0.28%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 232 (32.00%) Analyst
2 125 (17.24%) Developer
3 74 (10.21%) Business Analyst
4 67 (9.24%) Project Manager
5 43 (5.93%) Architect
6 36 (4.97%) Data Analyst
7 32 (4.41%) Consultant
8 25 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 22 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (2.48%) Administrator
10 18 (2.48%) Support Engineer
10 18 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (2.34%) Java Developer
11 17 (2.34%) Senior Developer
12 15 (2.07%) Technical Consultant
12 15 (2.07%) Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (1.79%) Banking Business Analyst
13 13 (1.79%) Support Analyst
14 12 (1.66%) Analyst Developer
14 12 (1.66%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.14%) XML
2 49 (6.76%) HTML
3 36 (4.97%) .NET
4 33 (4.55%) Web Services
5 27 (3.72%) Middleware
6 26 (3.59%) HTML5
7 24 (3.31%) FIX Protocol
8 23 (3.17%) J2EE
8 23 (3.17%) CSS
9 14 (1.93%) CSS3
10 13 (1.79%) WCF
11 12 (1.66%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.52%) Entity Framework
12 11 (1.52%) SOAP
12 11 (1.52%) JMS
13 10 (1.38%) Spring
13 10 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (1.24%) LINQ
15 8 (1.10%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.10%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 102 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (7.72%) Hedge funds
3 42 (5.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 40 (5.52%) Derivative
5 36 (4.97%) Fixed Income
6 29 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 28 (3.86%) Equities
8 22 (3.03%) SWIFT
9 20 (2.76%) Computer Science
10 18 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
11 17 (2.34%) Blackberry
12 16 (2.21%) Credit Derivative
13 14 (1.93%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 12 (1.66%) Clustering
15 12 (1.66%) Credit Risk
15 12 (1.66%) Reference Data
16 11 (1.52%) User Experience
17 9 (1.24%) Data Structures
18 8 (1.10%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 115 (15.86%) Windows
2 88 (12.14%) UNIX
3 80 (11.03%) Linux
4 34 (4.69%) Windows 7
5 21 (2.90%) Solaris
6 20 (2.76%) Windows XP
6 20 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.97%) Android
8 7 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.97%) AIX
9 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (11.86%) Project Management
3 59 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (7.86%) ITIL
5 48 (6.62%) Business Analysis
6 45 (6.21%) Data Analysis
7 43 (5.93%) Migration
8 41 (5.66%) Data Modelling
9 38 (5.24%) Change Management
10 34 (4.69%) SOA
10 34 (4.69%) Scrum
10 34 (4.69%) Analytics
11 32 (4.41%) OO
12 31 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (4.14%) Asset Management
14 29 (4.00%) Data Management
14 29 (4.00%) Risk Management
15 25 (3.45%) Waterfall
15 25 (3.45%) ETL
15 25 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 116 (16.00%) SQL
2 78 (10.76%) Java
3 43 (5.93%) JavaScript
4 34 (4.69%) C#
5 26 (3.59%) C++
6 23 (3.17%) Perl
7 20 (2.76%) PowerShell
8 18 (2.48%) VBA
9 17 (2.34%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.21%) Python
11 15 (2.07%) C
12 14 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.66%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.66%) VBScript
14 9 (1.24%) VB
15 6 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.83%) Ruby
16 4 (0.55%) PHP
17 3 (0.41%) Korn
17 3 (0.41%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 52 (7.17%) Degree
2 19 (2.62%) CISSP
3 13 (1.79%) CISM
4 11 (1.52%) ISEB
4 11 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.10%) PMP
6 7 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.97%) CISA
7 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.69%) CCNP
9 4 (0.55%) CISMP
9 4 (0.55%) GCIA
9 4 (0.55%) GCIH
9 4 (0.55%) IBM Certification
9 4 (0.55%) MCSE
10 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.41%) CBAP
10 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.41%) CCIE
10 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.52%) QA
2 30 (4.14%) SLA
3 17 (2.34%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.69%) COBIT
6 5 (0.69%) FATCA
6 5 (0.69%) EMIR
7 4 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.55%) COSO
8 3 (0.41%) Basel III
8 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.28%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.28%) Basel II
9 2 (0.28%) COREP
9 2 (0.28%) FINREP
10 1 (0.14%) MiFID
10 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.14%) P3O
10 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 51 (7.03%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (1.10%) XenApp
4 6 (0.83%) GlusterFS
4 6 (0.83%) GFS2
4 6 (0.83%) OCFS2
4 6 (0.83%) vSphere
4 6 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.28%) UAG
6 2 (0.28%) XenServer
6 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.14%) RHEV
7 1 (0.14%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (2.21%) SCCM
2 10 (1.38%) Puppet
3 7 (0.97%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.97%) Control-M
4 5 (0.69%) SELinux
5 4 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.55%) OpenView
5 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.55%) SCOM
6 3 (0.41%) yum
6 3 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.28%) DameWare
7 2 (0.28%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.28%) WSUS
8 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.14%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 95 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 69 (9.52%) Oracle
3 41 (5.66%) IBM
4 24 (3.31%) VMware
5 23 (3.17%) Citrix
6 21 (2.90%) Remedy
7 20 (2.76%) Cisco
8 14 (1.93%) HP
8 14 (1.93%) Sybase
9 13 (1.79%) BMC
10 12 (1.66%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.66%) Bloomberg
11 11 (1.52%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.52%) Reuters
11 11 (1.52%) Altiris
12 10 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.10%) McAfee
13 8 (1.10%) Calypso
13 8 (1.10%) F5
14 7 (0.97%) Cyber-Ark
Glasgow
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10.63 - £11.25 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.63 - £11.25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago