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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Institution
Rank 290 250 218
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -32
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 385 426 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.81% 0.88%
As % of the General category 1.82% 2.09% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 264 240
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £609 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £10.45 £23.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.55% +12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £14.20 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £31.80 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.45 £23.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-54.55% +13.58%

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
21184 20385 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.11% 38.72% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13275 12879 12117
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 £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 567 665
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 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 22 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 -53 344 £463 +2.77% 129
London -47 236 £475 - 73
City of London -5 80 £475 +5.43% 38
South East -3 38 £473 +25.16% 14
East Midlands +22 33 £375 +257.14% 3
Scotland +8 30 £375 +15.38% 9
Milton Keynes +8 18 £388 +19.23%
Buckinghamshire +7 18 £388 +19.23%
Leicestershire - 17 - -
Derbyshire +9 12 - -
Derby +9 12 - -
Glasgow +5 12 £375 - 3
Edinburgh -4 12 £350 +7.69% 3
Berkshire +3 10 £525 +172.72% 3
North West -20 10 £325 -15.03% 8
South West +5 8 £423 +16.55% 16
Yorkshire -14 7 £388 -8.82% 11
East of England +9 6 £400 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +1 6 £400 -15.78% 1
Bristol -2 6 £423 +23.35% 5
Reading +13 5 £550 +185.71% 1
Manchester -7 5 £320 - 1
Basingstoke - 5 £363 -
West Yorkshire -11 4 £363 -14.70% 5
Cheshire -12 4 £475 +18.75% 6
Surrey 0 3 £449 +15.06% 5
South Yorkshire -7 3 £413 -
Norfolk - 3 £469 -
Norwich - 3 £469 -
Slough - 3 £475 - 2

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 730 (100.00%) Finance
2 221 (30.27%) Banking
3 125 (17.12%) SQL
4 121 (16.58%) MS Excel
5 118 (16.16%) Windows
6 106 (14.52%) Microsoft
7 105 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
8 102 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (12.47%) Java
10 87 (11.92%) UNIX
11 81 (11.10%) Project Management
12 75 (10.27%) Linux
12 75 (10.27%) Oracle
13 73 (10.00%) Investment Banking
14 70 (9.59%) MS Office
15 62 (8.49%) Front Office
15 62 (8.49%) Hedge funds
16 58 (7.95%) SQL Server
16 58 (7.95%) XML
17 55 (7.53%) ITIL
18 54 (7.40%) Active Directory
18 54 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
19 52 (7.12%) Business Analysis
20 51 (6.99%) HTML
21 48 (6.58%) JavaScript
22 47 (6.44%) Degree
23 46 (6.30%) Retail
24 45 (6.16%) Data Analysis
24 45 (6.16%) Migration
25 44 (6.03%) IBM

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 31 (4.25%) WebLogic
1 31 (4.25%) WebSphere
2 21 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.88%) JBoss
3 17 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 17 (2.33%) SAS
4 14 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.78%) Node.js
6 11 (1.51%) CMS
6 11 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.96%) FileNet
8 7 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.68%) Apache
9 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.55%) AquaLogic
10 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.41%) Lync
11 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 121 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 70 (9.59%) MS Office
3 33 (4.52%) MS Project
4 24 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.82%) Summit
3 6 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.68%) assyst
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.55%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.41%) RMDS
6 3 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.27%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.27%) BASE24
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.14%) Findur
8 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.14%) Agresso
8 1 (0.14%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.55%) Office 365
2 4 (0.55%) OneDrive
3 3 (0.41%) Force.com
4 2 (0.27%) PaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Taleo
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.97%) TCP/IP
1 29 (3.97%) Internet
2 26 (3.56%) ATM
3 22 (3.01%) SSL
4 21 (2.88%) Firewall
5 17 (2.33%) LAN
5 17 (2.33%) WAN
6 16 (2.19%) DNS
6 16 (2.19%) BGP
7 12 (1.64%) VPN
7 12 (1.64%) EIGRP
8 11 (1.51%) HTTP
9 10 (1.37%) DHCP
9 10 (1.37%) LDAP
9 10 (1.37%) OSPF
9 10 (1.37%) Wireless
10 9 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (0.96%) MPLS
12 6 (0.82%) Multicast
12 6 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.37%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.10%) UniData
12 7 (0.96%) MS Access
13 6 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (0.82%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.68%) OLAP
14 5 (0.68%) Base SAS
14 5 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (2.60%) JIRA
2 16 (2.19%) Subversion
2 16 (2.19%) Maven
3 12 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.82%) Jasmine
4 6 (0.82%) Mockito
5 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.68%) JUnit
5 5 (0.68%) Selenium
6 4 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.55%) Lombardi
6 4 (0.55%) NUnit
7 3 (0.41%) Toad
7 3 (0.41%) Ant
7 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.41%) Moq
7 3 (0.41%) JBehave
8 2 (0.27%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 730 (100.00%) Finance
2 221 (30.27%) Banking
3 73 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 62 (8.49%) Front Office
5 46 (6.30%) Retail
6 13 (1.78%) Back Office
7 11 (1.51%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.51%) Marketing
8 10 (1.37%) Legal
8 10 (1.37%) Advertising
9 8 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.27%) German Language
11 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Publishing
11 2 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 245 (33.56%) Analyst
2 139 (19.04%) Developer
3 77 (10.55%) Business Analyst
4 60 (8.22%) Project Manager
5 38 (5.21%) Architect
6 35 (4.79%) Data Analyst
7 34 (4.66%) Consultant
8 28 (3.84%) Service Analyst
9 23 (3.15%) Java Developer
10 20 (2.74%) Senior Developer
10 20 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (2.19%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (2.19%) Administrator
12 16 (2.19%) Team Leader
13 15 (2.05%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (2.05%) Analyst Developer
14 14 (1.92%) Support Analyst
14 14 (1.92%) IT Project Manager
15 13 (1.78%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.95%) XML
2 51 (6.99%) HTML
3 41 (5.62%) .NET
4 34 (4.66%) Web Services
5 29 (3.97%) HTML5
6 26 (3.56%) CSS
7 23 (3.15%) J2EE
8 22 (3.01%) Middleware
9 20 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
10 17 (2.33%) CSS3
11 16 (2.19%) Spring
12 15 (2.05%) WCF
13 13 (1.78%) SOAP
13 13 (1.78%) .NET Framework
13 13 (1.78%) Entity Framework
14 11 (1.51%) LINQ
14 11 (1.51%) AngularJS
15 10 (1.37%) JMS
15 10 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
16 8 (1.10%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 105 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (8.49%) Hedge funds
3 38 (5.21%) Derivative
3 38 (5.21%) Fixed Income
4 35 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.15%) Equities
7 21 (2.88%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.74%) SWIFT
9 14 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
9 14 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.78%) Credit Risk
11 12 (1.64%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.64%) Clustering
11 12 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
12 10 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.37%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.37%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 8 (1.10%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 118 (16.16%) Windows
2 87 (11.92%) UNIX
3 75 (10.27%) Linux
4 36 (4.93%) Windows 7
5 24 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (3.15%) Solaris
7 20 (2.74%) Windows XP
8 11 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.96%) AIX
11 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.55%) Android
14 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.14%) HPUX
15 1 (0.14%) zOS
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (11.10%) Project Management
3 55 (7.53%) ITIL
4 54 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (7.12%) Business Analysis
6 45 (6.16%) Data Analysis
6 45 (6.16%) Migration
7 36 (4.93%) Data Modelling
8 35 (4.79%) Change Management
9 34 (4.66%) OO
9 34 (4.66%) Analytics
10 33 (4.52%) SOA
11 32 (4.38%) Asset Management
12 30 (4.11%) Scrum
13 29 (3.97%) Data Management
13 29 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (3.84%) Risk Management
15 27 (3.70%) TDD
16 26 (3.56%) Information Security
17 23 (3.15%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 125 (17.12%) SQL
2 91 (12.47%) Java
3 48 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 37 (5.07%) C#
5 24 (3.29%) C++
6 23 (3.15%) PowerShell
7 22 (3.01%) VBA
7 22 (3.01%) Perl
8 19 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.47%) Python
10 14 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.92%) C
11 13 (1.78%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.78%) VBScript
12 8 (1.10%) VB
13 7 (0.96%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.82%) Ruby
15 5 (0.68%) Korn
16 4 (0.55%) PHP
17 3 (0.41%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 47 (6.44%) Degree
2 16 (2.19%) CISSP
3 11 (1.51%) CISM
3 11 (1.51%) ISEB
4 9 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.96%) CISA
7 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.68%) CCNP
8 4 (0.55%) CCIE
8 4 (0.55%) PMP
8 4 (0.55%) IBM Certification
8 4 (0.55%) GCIA
8 4 (0.55%) GCIH
8 4 (0.55%) CCSE
8 4 (0.55%) CCSA
9 3 (0.41%) RHCE
9 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.48%) QA
2 31 (4.25%) SLA
3 16 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.82%) FATCA
5 6 (0.82%) EMIR
5 6 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.55%) COSO
6 4 (0.55%) COBIT
7 2 (0.27%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) GCP
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) MiFID
8 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.14%) Basel III
8 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 54 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.96%) Terminal Services
3 7 (0.96%) vSphere
4 6 (0.82%) OCFS2
4 6 (0.82%) GlusterFS
4 6 (0.82%) GFS2
4 6 (0.82%) XenApp
4 6 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.27%) UAG
5 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) RHEV
6 1 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (2.60%) SCCM
2 10 (1.37%) Puppet
3 9 (1.23%) Control-M
4 8 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (0.68%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.68%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.68%) SELinux
7 4 (0.55%) OpenView
8 3 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.41%) yum
8 3 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.27%) SCOM
9 2 (0.27%) WSUS
9 2 (0.27%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.27%) DameWare
9 2 (0.27%) vMotion
10 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 106 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 75 (10.27%) Oracle
3 44 (6.03%) IBM
4 29 (3.97%) Citrix
5 28 (3.84%) VMware
6 24 (3.29%) Remedy
7 21 (2.88%) Cisco
8 15 (2.05%) Sybase
9 14 (1.92%) BMC
9 14 (1.92%) Bloomberg
10 12 (1.64%) Reuters
10 12 (1.64%) HP
11 11 (1.51%) Calypso
12 10 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.37%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.23%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.23%) F5
14 8 (1.10%) Cyber-Ark
14 8 (1.10%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.10%) McAfee
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago