Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 Institution
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 80 126
Rank change year-on-year -33 +46 +34
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 143 211 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.00% 3.16% 1.78%
As % of the General category 3.58% 6.01% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 120 95
City of London median daily rate £550 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +13.70%
10th Percentile £420 £402 £319
90th Percentile £705 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £20.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.50

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 3996 3513 4902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.88% 52.69% 53.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3213 2822 3809
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 50
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.20 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.75 £49.17 £48.97
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution 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 City of London region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 143 (100.00%) Finance
2 65 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (37.76%) Hedge funds
4 53 (37.06%) Banking
5 43 (30.07%) Java
6 41 (28.67%) Investment Banking
7 38 (26.57%) TDD
8 36 (25.17%) AOP
9 33 (23.08%) SQL
9 33 (23.08%) SDLC
10 30 (20.98%) DevOps
11 28 (19.58%) JIRA
12 25 (17.48%) C#
12 25 (17.48%) Virtual Team
13 23 (16.08%) Test Automation
13 23 (16.08%) JavaScript
14 20 (13.99%) .NET
14 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
14 20 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
15 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (12.59%) Code Optimisation
16 18 (12.59%) BDD
16 18 (12.59%) Jenkins
16 18 (12.59%) Project Management
17 17 (11.89%) Git (software)
18 16 (11.19%) Salesforce.com
18 16 (11.19%) Front Office
18 16 (11.19%) Windows
18 16 (11.19%) Equities

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 12 (8.39%) Apache
2 9 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.40%) Confluence
3 2 (1.40%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) InVision
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.80%) Eikon
2 2 (1.40%) Actimize
2 2 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.40%) Kondor
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.40%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.40%) Datadog
3 2 (1.40%) GitHub
3 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.70%) Google Play
4 1 (0.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.70%) Serverless
4 1 (0.70%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) Internet
1 5 (3.50%) Network Security
2 4 (2.80%) HTTP
3 3 (2.10%) FTP
4 2 (1.40%) Firewall
4 2 (1.40%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.70%) LAN
5 1 (0.70%) LDAP
5 1 (0.70%) SMS
5 1 (0.70%) SSL
5 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 11 (7.69%) Flink
3 7 (4.90%) Big Data
3 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.10%) Siebel EIM
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.40%) MySQL
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.40%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.70%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (19.58%) JIRA
2 18 (12.59%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.89%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.79%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.20%) Maven
6 6 (4.20%) Subversion
7 5 (3.50%) Selenium
7 5 (3.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (3.50%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.80%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.40%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.40%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.40%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.70%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.70%) NUnit
General
1 143 (100.00%) Finance
2 53 (37.06%) Banking
3 41 (28.67%) Investment Banking
4 16 (11.19%) Front Office
5 11 (7.69%) Billing
6 7 (4.90%) Retail
7 3 (2.10%) Back Office
8 2 (1.40%) Law
8 2 (1.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.70%) French Language
9 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.70%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 61 (42.66%) Developer
2 15 (10.49%) C# Developer
2 15 (10.49%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.09%) Salesforce Developer
4 12 (8.39%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.69%) Build and Configuration Engineer
5 11 (7.69%) Build Engineer
5 11 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
5 11 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.99%) Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (4.90%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.90%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 7 (4.90%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.50%) Active Directory Support
8 5 (3.50%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (3.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) .NET
2 13 (9.09%) Web Services
3 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET
4 11 (7.69%) HTML
5 9 (6.29%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (4.90%) CSS
6 7 (4.90%) XML
7 6 (4.20%) Visualforce
8 5 (3.50%) Gherkin
8 5 (3.50%) HTML5
8 5 (3.50%) JMS
8 5 (3.50%) WinForms
9 4 (2.80%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.80%) CSS3
9 4 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (2.80%) Node.js
9 4 (2.80%) Sass
9 4 (2.80%) SOAP
9 4 (2.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (37.76%) Hedge funds
2 25 (17.48%) Virtual Team
3 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.19%) Equities
5 10 (6.99%) Fixed Income
5 10 (6.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (5.59%) Reference Data
7 7 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (4.20%) Credit Risk
9 5 (3.50%) Derivative
9 5 (3.50%) Market Risk
9 5 (3.50%) Smartphone
9 5 (3.50%) User Experience
10 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.80%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.40%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.19%) Windows
2 15 (10.49%) Linux
3 5 (3.50%) Unix
3 5 (3.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.40%) AIX
5 2 (1.40%) Android
5 2 (1.40%) Solaris
5 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.57%) TDD
3 36 (25.17%) AOP
4 33 (23.08%) SDLC
5 30 (20.98%) DevOps
6 23 (16.08%) Test Automation
7 20 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (12.59%) BDD
8 18 (12.59%) Code Optimisation
8 18 (12.59%) Project Management
9 14 (9.79%) Release Management
10 13 (9.09%) Change Management
11 11 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.99%) Programme Management
12 10 (6.99%) Scrum
13 9 (6.29%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.29%) MVC
13 9 (6.29%) PRINCE2
14 8 (5.59%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.07%) Java
2 33 (23.08%) SQL
3 25 (17.48%) C#
4 23 (16.08%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.79%) C++
6 9 (6.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.20%) Apex Code
7 6 (4.20%) Python
8 5 (3.50%) Perl
8 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.80%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.80%) ES6
9 4 (2.80%) Scala
9 4 (2.80%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.10%) C
10 3 (2.10%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
11 2 (1.40%) AWK
11 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.50%) Degree
1 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.10%) PhD
2 3 (2.10%) Siebel Certification
3 2 (1.40%) CFA
3 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB
4 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PMP
4 1 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) QA
2 6 (4.20%) PMO
3 5 (3.50%) EMIR
4 3 (2.10%) MiFID
5 2 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.40%) GDPR
5 2 (1.40%) SEPA
5 2 (1.40%) SLA
6 1 (0.70%) AS 2805
6 1 (0.70%) COBIT
6 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.70%) FATCA
6 1 (0.70%) IFRS
6 1 (0.70%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) Docker
3 2 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) XenApp
3 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) Ansible
1 4 (2.80%) Terraform
2 3 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.10%) Packer
2 3 (2.10%) Puppet
3 2 (1.40%) Consul
3 2 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.40%) SCCM
4 1 (0.70%) Control-M
4 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.19%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (9.79%) Oracle
4 7 (4.90%) Citrix
5 6 (4.20%) Bloomberg
5 6 (4.20%) Reuters
5 6 (4.20%) Sybase
6 5 (3.50%) AppDynamics
6 5 (3.50%) Splunk
6 5 (3.50%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.80%) CQG
7 4 (2.80%) FactSet
7 4 (2.80%) Fidessa
8 3 (2.10%) Currenex
8 3 (2.10%) Google
8 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.10%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.10%) Siebel
8 3 (2.10%) VMware
9 2 (1.40%) Serena