Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Institution over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 134 90
Rank change year-on-year +15 -44 +54
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 149 101 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.10% 1.57% 2.53%
As % of the General category 4.01% 2.92% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 122
City of London median daily rate £498 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% +7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £363 £434 £364
90th Percentile £686 £658 £669
Central London median daily rate £491 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -10.68% +7.32% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,715 3,459 3,667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.46% 53.70% 53.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,907 2,738 3,038
City of London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 28
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -17.92% -1.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.10
90th Percentile £35.77 £30.93 £37.95
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -15.00% -4.76%

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in the City of London

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Institution in the City of London

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Institution in the City of London

Financial Institution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Institution in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 149 (100.00%) Finance
2 57 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (34.90%) Java
4 40 (26.85%) SQL
5 35 (23.49%) Hedge funds
6 34 (22.82%) TDD
7 32 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (20.81%) C#
9 28 (18.79%) Banking
10 27 (18.12%) Asset Management
10 27 (18.12%) Fixed Income
10 27 (18.12%) .NET
11 26 (17.45%) Equities
11 26 (17.45%) Retail
12 23 (15.44%) Web Services
12 23 (15.44%) Microservices
13 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
14 21 (14.09%) HTML
14 21 (14.09%) XML
14 21 (14.09%) AOP
14 21 (14.09%) SDLC
15 20 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (12.75%) ASP.NET
16 19 (12.75%) REST
17 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (12.08%) QA
18 17 (11.41%) Degree
18 17 (11.41%) Oracle
18 17 (11.41%) DevOps
19 16 (10.74%) FTP

Financial Institution
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 9 (6.04%) SAS
2 8 (5.37%) Confluence
3 4 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.01%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.67%) CMS
5 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) InVision
4 1 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (8.05%) Actimize
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.67%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.04%) OpenShift
4 8 (5.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.37%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (5.37%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (5.37%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (5.37%) CloudFront
4 8 (5.37%) PaaS
4 8 (5.37%) Route 53
4 8 (5.37%) Serverless
4 8 (5.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.01%) Office 365
6 2 (1.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (1.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) FTP
2 12 (8.05%) HTTP
3 8 (5.37%) Internet
4 6 (4.03%) LAN
4 6 (4.03%) WAN
5 2 (1.34%) Network Security
6 1 (0.67%) DHCP
6 1 (0.67%) DMZ
6 1 (0.67%) DWDM
6 1 (0.67%) Extranet
6 1 (0.67%) Firewall
6 1 (0.67%) Intranet
6 1 (0.67%) MPLS
6 1 (0.67%) SAN
6 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.67%) VPN
6 1 (0.67%) WebEx
6 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.40%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.05%) Siebel EIM
4 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.37%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (3.36%) Big Data
7 5 (3.36%) Blockchain
8 3 (2.01%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.01%) DB2
8 3 (2.01%) MySQL
8 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.01%) Power BI
9 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.40%) SpecFlow
2 12 (8.05%) Selenium
2 12 (8.05%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (6.04%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.04%) JIRA
4 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (4.03%) Grunt
6 6 (4.03%) gulp
6 6 (4.03%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.03%) webpack
7 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.67%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.67%) JUnit
8 1 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 149 (100.00%) Finance
2 28 (18.79%) Banking
3 26 (17.45%) Retail
4 14 (9.40%) Back Office
5 12 (8.05%) Front Office
6 6 (4.03%) Legal
7 5 (3.36%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.68%) Marketing
9 3 (2.01%) Law
10 2 (1.34%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.67%) Games
11 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.67%) Publishing
11 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (42.95%) Developer
2 20 (13.42%) C# Developer
3 16 (10.74%) Analyst
4 15 (10.07%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.72%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Architect
6 12 (8.05%) Azure Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Siebel Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Consultant
8 10 (6.71%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Angular Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.70%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Fraud Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Fraud Business Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.12%) .NET
2 23 (15.44%) Web Services
3 21 (14.09%) HTML
3 21 (14.09%) XML
4 19 (12.75%) ASP.NET
4 19 (12.75%) REST
5 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (8.05%) Gherkin
7 11 (7.38%) HTML5
8 10 (6.71%) Middleware
8 10 (6.71%) React
9 9 (6.04%) AngularJS
9 9 (6.04%) RESTful
9 9 (6.04%) SOAP
9 9 (6.04%) WinForms
10 8 (5.37%) JSON
10 8 (5.37%) JSP
11 7 (4.70%) LDAP
11 7 (4.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.49%) Hedge funds
2 27 (18.12%) Fixed Income
3 26 (17.45%) Equities
4 20 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.71%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.04%) User Experience
7 8 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (4.03%) Data Centre
9 5 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (2.01%) Fintech
11 3 (2.01%) PMI
11 3 (2.01%) SWIFT
12 2 (1.34%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.34%) Robotics
12 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
13 1 (0.67%) IVR
13 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.72%) Windows
2 11 (7.38%) Linux
3 10 (6.71%) Unix
4 5 (3.36%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) Solaris
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.82%) TDD
3 32 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (18.12%) Asset Management
5 23 (15.44%) Microservices
6 21 (14.09%) AOP
6 21 (14.09%) SDLC
7 17 (11.41%) DevOps
8 16 (10.74%) Change Management
9 15 (10.07%) Unit Testing
10 14 (9.40%) Scrum
11 13 (8.72%) Analytics
11 13 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.72%) MVC
11 13 (8.72%) Release Management
12 12 (8.05%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 12 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (8.05%) SOLID
12 12 (8.05%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.90%) Java
2 40 (26.85%) SQL
3 31 (20.81%) C#
4 14 (9.40%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.05%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
6 9 (6.04%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.70%) Python
8 6 (4.03%) BeanShell
8 6 (4.03%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.36%) VBA
10 4 (2.68%) C++
11 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.67%) C
12 1 (0.67%) Java 8
12 1 (0.67%) Perl
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Degree
2 12 (8.05%) Siebel Certification
3 3 (2.01%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.01%) MBA
3 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (2.01%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (1.34%) ISEB
4 2 (1.34%) PhD
4 2 (1.34%) PMP
5 1 (0.67%) CCNP
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.67%) OCP
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.67%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.08%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) MiFID
2 3 (2.01%) PSD2
2 3 (2.01%) SEPA
2 3 (2.01%) SLA
3 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.67%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.36%) Docker
3 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (8.72%) Ansible
2 9 (6.04%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.04%) Puppet
3 8 (5.37%) Sysdig
3 8 (5.37%) Terraform
4 1 (0.67%) Grafana
4 1 (0.67%) Kibana
4 1 (0.67%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (11.41%) Oracle
2 12 (8.05%) Siebel
3 10 (6.71%) IBM
4 9 (6.04%) SAP
4 9 (6.04%) Splunk
5 6 (4.03%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.36%) Cisco
7 4 (2.68%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.68%) VMware
8 3 (2.01%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.01%) Cadence
8 3 (2.01%) F5
8 3 (2.01%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.01%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.34%) EMC
9 2 (1.34%) HP
9 2 (1.34%) Tableau
10 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.67%) Temenos