Period
to 26 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Institution over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 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 Institution
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 154 156
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 -41
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 106 155 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.25% 1.70% 1.36%
As % of the General category 2.77% 3.37% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 63 44
Central London median daily rate £550 £495 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +10.00%
10th Percentile £409 £363 £422
90th Percentile £708 £674 £659
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Central London median hourly rate - £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.52% -
London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.30% -6.52% -

Financial Institution is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,828 4,595 3,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 45.30% 50.37% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,799 3,549 2,911
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 39
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +32.98% -20.10%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.49
90th Percentile £37.95 £48.10 £30.07
London median hourly rate £21.09 £24.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -12.13% +10.34% -1.14%

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Financial Institution as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in Central London

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Institution in Central London

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Institution in Central London

Financial Institution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Institution in Central London

Financial Institution
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 99 £550 +10.00% 13
Financial Institution
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 106 (100.00%) Finance
2 33 (31.13%) Banking
3 32 (30.19%) Hedge funds
4 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (24.53%) SQL
6 22 (20.75%) Back Office
7 18 (16.98%) C#
8 17 (16.04%) Project Management
9 16 (15.09%) .NET
9 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
10 15 (14.15%) WAN
10 15 (14.15%) Migration
11 14 (13.21%) Middleware
11 14 (13.21%) Java
12 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (11.32%) QA
12 12 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (11.32%) Windows
12 12 (11.32%) Python
12 12 (11.32%) LAN
13 11 (10.38%) Cisco
13 11 (10.38%) VB.NET
13 11 (10.38%) Retail
13 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (9.43%) BDD
14 10 (9.43%) RESTful
14 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
14 10 (9.43%) Risk Management

Financial Institution
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 2 (1.89%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Actimize
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.89%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.94%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Office 365
2 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.72%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.83%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.94%) PaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) WAN
2 12 (11.32%) LAN
3 9 (8.49%) Firewall
4 5 (4.72%) Unified Communications
4 5 (4.72%) VPN
5 4 (3.77%) BGP
6 3 (2.83%) MPLS
6 3 (2.83%) SAN
6 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.89%) Internet
7 2 (1.89%) Multicast
7 2 (1.89%) OSPF
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.94%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.94%) Extranet
8 1 (0.94%) NAS
8 1 (0.94%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) Power BI
4 4 (3.77%) Big Data
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.94%) MySQL
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Cucumber
1 8 (7.55%) Selenium
2 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.77%) JIRA
4 4 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.94%) Gradle
6 1 (0.94%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.94%) NUnit
6 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.94%) Zephyr
General
1 106 (100.00%) Finance
2 33 (31.13%) Banking
3 22 (20.75%) Back Office
4 11 (10.38%) Retail
5 5 (4.72%) Front Office
6 3 (2.83%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (28.30%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) Project Manager
3 14 (13.21%) SQL Developer
3 14 (13.21%) SSIS Developer
4 12 (11.32%) Analyst
5 11 (10.38%) .NET Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Consultant
5 11 (10.38%) VB.NET Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.55%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) Tester
9 6 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.66%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Design Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Fraud Business Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Implementation Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (4.72%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) .NET
2 14 (13.21%) Middleware
3 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (9.43%) RESTful
5 9 (8.49%) Web Services
6 8 (7.55%) SOAP
7 7 (6.60%) Hibernate
7 7 (6.60%) REST
7 7 (6.60%) Spring
8 5 (4.72%) Spring Boot
8 5 (4.72%) XML
9 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.83%) WCF
10 2 (1.89%) EDI
11 1 (0.94%) CSS
11 1 (0.94%) Django
11 1 (0.94%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.94%) HTML
11 1 (0.94%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.19%) Hedge funds
2 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.43%) Equities
4 9 (8.49%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.60%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.77%) PMI
8 3 (2.83%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.83%) Handset
9 2 (1.89%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.89%) Replication
9 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.94%) Clustering
10 1 (0.94%) e-Health
10 1 (0.94%) Eurex
10 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) Linux
3 5 (4.72%) Unix
3 5 (4.72%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.77%) Android
5 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.04%) Project Management
3 15 (14.15%) Migration
4 12 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (9.43%) BDD
5 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
6 9 (8.49%) Integration Testing
7 8 (7.55%) API Testing
7 8 (7.55%) Network Design
7 8 (7.55%) Test Scripting
7 8 (7.55%) Validation
8 7 (6.60%) API Development
8 7 (6.60%) Asset Management
8 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.60%) SDLC
9 6 (5.66%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.66%) Project Governance
9 6 (5.66%) TDD
9 6 (5.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.53%) SQL
2 18 (16.98%) C#
3 14 (13.21%) Java
4 12 (11.32%) Python
5 11 (10.38%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.60%) Java 8
6 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.72%) Scala
8 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.83%) R
9 3 (2.83%) VBA
10 2 (1.89%) C++
10 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.77%) CCNA
3 4 (3.77%) CCNP
4 3 (2.83%) CCIE
5 2 (1.89%) PMP
6 1 (0.94%) CEH
6 1 (0.94%) CISSP
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.94%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) QA
2 7 (6.60%) SEPA
3 6 (5.66%) PSD2
4 4 (3.77%) MiFID
5 1 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Docker
1 4 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.83%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.89%) Ansible
3 2 (1.89%) Netcool
3 2 (1.89%) SCCM
3 2 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.94%) Automic
4 1 (0.94%) Nagios
4 1 (0.94%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.94%) Puppet
4 1 (0.94%) Salt
4 1 (0.94%) SCOM
4 1 (0.94%) Terraform
4 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (10.38%) Cisco
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.60%) CheckPoint
3 7 (6.60%) HP
4 4 (3.77%) Juniper
4 4 (3.77%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.83%) Apple
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) SAP
5 3 (2.83%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.83%) Splunk
6 2 (1.89%) Citrix
6 2 (1.89%) Intel
6 2 (1.89%) OpenText
6 2 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.89%) Reuters
6 2 (1.89%) SEEBURGER
6 2 (1.89%) SevOne
7 1 (0.94%) Cadence
7 1 (0.94%) VMware