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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 73 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 55.30% 51.24% 52.99%
As % of the General category 73.00% 68.13% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 39
Median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.79% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.57% +18.57%  

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 100 91 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 75.76% 75.21% 65.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 49
Median daily rate £573 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.27% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.79% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Canary Wharf

Finance
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (38.57%) Banking
2 38 (27.14%) Java
3 34 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (22.14%) SQL
5 27 (19.29%) Investment Banking
6 25 (17.86%) Unix
7 24 (17.14%) HTML
8 22 (15.71%) Linux
9 21 (15.00%) Degree
10 20 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 19 (13.57%) Front Office
11 19 (13.57%) Spring
12 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
13 16 (11.43%) CSS
13 16 (11.43%) Python
13 16 (11.43%) Scrum
13 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (10.71%) Data Modelling
14 15 (10.71%) DB2
15 14 (10.00%) Perl
15 14 (10.00%) Project Management
15 14 (10.00%) AngularJS
16 13 (9.29%) MS Excel
16 13 (9.29%) Data Management
17 12 (8.57%) Open Source
18 11 (7.86%) Computer Science
18 11 (7.86%) MongoDB
18 11 (7.86%) .NET
18 11 (7.86%) Sybase

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 5 (3.57%) Apache Pig
1 5 (3.57%) Apache Spark
1 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.86%) Apache Solr
2 4 (2.86%) JBoss
3 3 (2.14%) Confluence
4 2 (1.43%) CMS
4 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.14%) MS Office
2 10 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 9 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.71%) MS Project
5 2 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.43%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.71%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.86%) Office 365
3 4 (2.86%) PaaS
4 3 (2.14%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.71%) IaaS
5 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.71%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (1.43%) Network Security
1 2 (1.43%) NX-OS
1 2 (1.43%) SAN
1 2 (1.43%) TACACS
1 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.71%) FTP
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) ICMP
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.71%) MPLS
2 1 (0.71%) NNTP
2 1 (0.71%) POP3
2 1 (0.71%) Skype
2 1 (0.71%) SMTP
2 1 (0.71%) SNMP
2 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) DB2
2 11 (7.86%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.14%) Big Data
3 10 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.29%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.57%) MarkLogic
7 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.86%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.86%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.86%) Impala
8 4 (2.86%) Riak
9 2 (1.43%) HBase
9 2 (1.43%) KDB
9 2 (1.43%) MySQL
9 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) JIRA
2 5 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.57%) JUnit
3 4 (2.86%) ERwin
3 4 (2.86%) Maven
3 4 (2.86%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (2.86%) Selenium
4 3 (2.14%) Gradle
4 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.43%) Ant
5 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.43%) Grunt
5 2 (1.43%) gulp
5 2 (1.43%) Hudson
5 2 (1.43%) JBehave
5 2 (1.43%) jspm
5 2 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.43%) NUnit
5 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 54 (38.57%) Banking
2 27 (19.29%) Investment Banking
3 19 (13.57%) Front Office
4 5 (3.57%) Legal
4 5 (3.57%) Retail
5 3 (2.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (29.29%) Developer
2 23 (16.43%) Analyst
3 22 (15.71%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.57%) Architect
5 16 (11.43%) Project Manager
6 13 (9.29%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Data Architect
8 7 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Systems Architect
9 6 (4.29%) HTML Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.57%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.57%) Core Java Developer
10 5 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.14%) HTML
2 19 (13.57%) Spring
3 16 (11.43%) CSS
4 14 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 11 (7.86%) .NET
6 10 (7.14%) HTML5
6 10 (7.14%) SOAP
6 10 (7.14%) XML
7 8 (5.71%) CSS3
7 8 (5.71%) JSON
7 8 (5.71%) REST
8 7 (5.00%) J2EE
8 7 (5.00%) JMS
9 6 (4.29%) Kafka
9 6 (4.29%) Node.js
10 5 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.86%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.86%) PhoneGap
11 4 (2.86%) Protocol Buffers
11 4 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.29%) Derivative
4 6 (4.29%) User Experience
5 5 (3.57%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.14%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.43%) Equities
8 2 (1.43%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.43%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.43%) iSeries
8 2 (1.43%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.86%) Unix
2 22 (15.71%) Linux
3 10 (7.14%) Android
4 9 (6.43%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.00%) Windows
6 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.43%) OpenVMS
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.71%) Solaris
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (11.43%) Scrum
4 15 (10.71%) Data Modelling
5 14 (10.00%) Project Management
6 13 (9.29%) Data Management
7 12 (8.57%) Open Source
8 11 (7.86%) SDLC
9 10 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.14%) Data Architecture
9 10 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (7.14%) TOGAF
10 9 (6.43%) Analytics
10 9 (6.43%) Data Integration
10 9 (6.43%) Migration
10 9 (6.43%) OO
11 8 (5.71%) Android Development
11 8 (5.71%) iOS Development
12 7 (5.00%) Coaching
12 7 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.14%) Java
2 31 (22.14%) SQL
3 20 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.43%) Python
5 14 (10.00%) Perl
6 10 (7.14%) C#
7 7 (5.00%) R
8 6 (4.29%) Scala
9 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.86%) C++
11 3 (2.14%) C
11 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.43%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.43%) VB
12 2 (1.43%) VBScript
13 1 (0.71%) PHP
13 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) CCNA
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) EMIR
2 4 (2.86%) MiFID
3 3 (2.14%) FATCA
3 3 (2.14%) PMO
4 2 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) GPFS
2 2 (1.43%) LXC
2 2 (1.43%) RACF
3 1 (0.71%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) vCloud
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.43%) Puppet
3 2 (1.43%) SCCM
3 2 (1.43%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.71%) MOM
4 1 (0.71%) Nagios
4 1 (0.71%) Packer
4 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.86%) Sybase
3 8 (5.71%) Oracle
4 5 (3.57%) Citrix
5 4 (2.86%) HP
5 4 (2.86%) IBM
5 4 (2.86%) SAP
6 3 (2.14%) Cisco
6 3 (2.14%) hybris
6 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.14%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.14%) Splunk
7 2 (1.43%) Adobe
7 2 (1.43%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.43%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.43%) Perforce
7 2 (1.43%) SevOne
7 2 (1.43%) Tableau
7 2 (1.43%) VMware