The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 52 44 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 48.15% 35.77% 67.26%
As % of the General category 61.18% 54.32% 87.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 81
Median daily rate £525 £444 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.30% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £639 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +31.57% -1.29%  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 85 81 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 78.70% 65.85% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 94
Median daily rate £575 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Canary Wharf

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Canary Wharf

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Canary Wharf

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Finance.

1 39 (31.20%) Banking
2 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.80%) Java
3 26 (20.80%) SQL
4 21 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (16.00%) Linux
6 19 (15.20%) Python
6 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
6 19 (15.20%) Investment Banking
7 18 (14.40%) Unix
7 18 (14.40%) Analytics
8 17 (13.60%) Scrum
9 15 (12.00%) Migration
9 15 (12.00%) Project Management
10 14 (11.20%) HTML
10 14 (11.20%) Legal
10 14 (11.20%) Business Analysis
11 13 (10.40%) Degree
12 12 (9.60%) Perl
12 12 (9.60%) SharePoint
12 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (9.60%) Data Architecture
13 11 (8.80%) REST
13 11 (8.80%) DevOps
13 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (8.80%) Data Modelling
13 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
13 11 (8.80%) ITIL
13 11 (8.80%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (8.80%) Spring

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 12 (9.60%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.80%) JBoss
3 5 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.20%) CMS
4 4 (3.20%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.40%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.40%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.40%) Confluence
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.60%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.60%) SAS
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.80%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.80%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Office 365
2 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.00%) PaaS
4 5 (4.00%) SaaS
5 3 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.60%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.80%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Intranet
2 3 (2.40%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (2.40%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.40%) NX-OS
2 3 (2.40%) Skype
2 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.40%) VPN
3 2 (1.60%) HTTP
3 2 (1.60%) Internet
3 2 (1.60%) Network Security
3 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.80%) BGP
4 1 (0.80%) ICMP
4 1 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.80%) MPLS
4 1 (0.80%) NNTP
4 1 (0.80%) OSPF
4 1 (0.80%) RIP
4 1 (0.80%) SSH
4 1 (0.80%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) DB2
2 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.00%) Big Data
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.40%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.60%) HBase
6 2 (1.60%) MySQL
7 1 (0.80%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.80%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.80%) KDB
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) JIRA
2 4 (3.20%) ERwin
2 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.20%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (3.20%) Selenium
3 3 (2.40%) JUnit
3 3 (2.40%) Maven
4 2 (1.60%) Ant
4 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.60%) Gradle
4 2 (1.60%) Grunt
4 2 (1.60%) gulp
4 2 (1.60%) Hudson
4 2 (1.60%) JBehave
4 2 (1.60%) jspm
4 2 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.60%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.80%) Toad
General
1 39 (31.20%) Banking
2 19 (15.20%) Investment Banking
3 14 (11.20%) Legal
4 10 (8.00%) Marketing
5 7 (5.60%) Front Office
6 6 (4.80%) Retail
7 3 (2.40%) Back Office
8 2 (1.60%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (1.60%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.60%) Thai Language
9 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.80%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.80%) Publishing
9 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (20.00%) Developer
2 21 (16.80%) Analyst
2 21 (16.80%) Architect
3 12 (9.60%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.60%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.40%) Data Architect
6 7 (5.60%) Senior Manager
6 7 (5.60%) Systems Architect
7 5 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 5 (4.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.40%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (2.40%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (2.40%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) HTML
2 11 (8.80%) REST
2 11 (8.80%) Spring
3 10 (8.00%) XML
4 9 (7.20%) AngularJS
5 8 (6.40%) .NET
5 8 (6.40%) CSS
5 8 (6.40%) J2EE
5 8 (6.40%) JSON
5 8 (6.40%) SOAP
6 7 (5.60%) Web Services
7 6 (4.80%) HTML5
7 6 (4.80%) JMS
8 5 (4.00%) CSS3
8 5 (4.00%) Protocol Buffers
9 4 (3.20%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.40%) iBATIS
10 3 (2.40%) PhoneGap
10 3 (2.40%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.60%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.60%) User Experience
3 6 (4.80%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.00%) Market Risk
5 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.20%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.20%) Social Media
5 4 (3.20%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.40%) iPhone
6 3 (2.40%) Linked Data
6 3 (2.40%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.40%) Shadow IT
7 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.60%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.60%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.00%) Linux
2 18 (14.40%) Unix
3 8 (6.40%) Android
4 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.20%) Windows
6 1 (0.80%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (14.40%) Analytics
4 17 (13.60%) Scrum
5 15 (12.00%) Migration
5 15 (12.00%) Project Management
6 14 (11.20%) Business Analysis
7 12 (9.60%) Data Architecture
8 11 (8.80%) Data Management
8 11 (8.80%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.80%) DevOps
8 11 (8.80%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (8.80%) ITIL
9 10 (8.00%) Data Integration
9 10 (8.00%) TOGAF
10 9 (7.20%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.40%) Coaching
11 8 (6.40%) SDLC
11 8 (6.40%) Web Development
12 7 (5.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.80%) Java
1 26 (20.80%) SQL
2 19 (15.20%) Python
3 12 (9.60%) Perl
4 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.40%) C#
6 6 (4.80%) R
7 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.20%) VB
8 4 (3.20%) VBScript
9 3 (2.40%) C
9 3 (2.40%) C++
9 3 (2.40%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.80%) Groovy
11 1 (0.80%) PHP
11 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.80%) Ruby
11 1 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) CCIE
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) QA
2 5 (4.00%) MiFID
3 4 (3.20%) EMIR
4 3 (2.40%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.60%) FATCA
6 1 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) GPFS
2 3 (2.40%) LXC
3 2 (1.60%) Docker
4 1 (0.80%) RACF
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.40%) Puppet
2 3 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (2.40%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.60%) MOM
3 2 (1.60%) SCCM
4 1 (0.80%) Ansible
4 1 (0.80%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.80%) FTK
4 1 (0.80%) Nagios
4 1 (0.80%) Packer
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.60%) Sybase
3 6 (4.80%) ServiceNow
3 6 (4.80%) Splunk
4 5 (4.00%) Adobe
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle
4 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco
5 4 (3.20%) Google
5 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.40%) Dell
6 3 (2.40%) IBM
6 3 (2.40%) McAfee
6 3 (2.40%) SAP
6 3 (2.40%) SevOne
6 3 (2.40%) Symantec
6 3 (2.40%) Tableau
6 3 (2.40%) Trustwave
7 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.60%) Wallstreet Suite