Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 118 75
Rank change year-on-year -19 -43 +62
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 123 147 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.76% 2.06% 3.17%
As % of the General category 3.45% 3.70% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 126
City of London median daily rate £531 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +15.79% -11.21%
10th Percentile £319 £425 £401
90th Percentile £720 £700 £650
Central London median daily rate £538 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -2.27% +15.79% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 - -
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 - -

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 3,562 3,975 3,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.95% 55.81% 53.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,766 3,199 2,881
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 20
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.86 £11.23
90th Percentile £26.30 £36.95 £48.21
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -2.44%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Finance
2 51 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.58%) C#
4 28 (22.76%) .NET
5 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
5 27 (21.95%) Java
6 25 (20.33%) Banking
6 25 (20.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (19.51%) TDD
7 24 (19.51%) SQL
8 23 (18.70%) Back Office
9 22 (17.89%) Fixed Income
9 22 (17.89%) Equities
10 20 (16.26%) Unix
10 20 (16.26%) Retail
10 20 (16.26%) Asset Management
11 19 (15.45%) Windows
11 19 (15.45%) HTML
11 19 (15.45%) Oracle
12 18 (14.63%) Hedge funds
13 17 (13.82%) DevOps
13 17 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (13.01%) Microservices
14 16 (13.01%) IBM
14 16 (13.01%) Degree
15 15 (12.20%) Middleware
15 15 (12.20%) Migration
15 15 (12.20%) XML
15 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (11.38%) GAP Analysis

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 13 (10.57%) SAS
2 5 (4.07%) Confluence
3 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Actimize
2 2 (1.63%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.63%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Eikon
3 1 (0.81%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.81%) Kondor
3 1 (0.81%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.88%) PaaS
4 5 (4.07%) Datadog
4 5 (4.07%) Office 365
4 5 (4.07%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.25%) IaaS
5 4 (3.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.63%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.63%) Route 53
6 2 (1.63%) SaaS
6 2 (1.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) LAN
1 5 (4.07%) WAN
2 4 (3.25%) VPN
3 3 (2.44%) Broadband
3 3 (2.44%) Internet
3 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.63%) DMZ
4 2 (1.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) Extranet
5 1 (0.81%) Firewall
5 1 (0.81%) FTP
5 1 (0.81%) HTTP
5 1 (0.81%) Junos
5 1 (0.81%) MPLS
5 1 (0.81%) Network Security
5 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.81%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.25%) Big Data
6 2 (1.63%) Aerospike
6 2 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.63%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.63%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.63%) Redis
7 1 (0.81%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.81%) OLAP
7 1 (0.81%) Power BI
7 1 (0.81%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (9.76%) SpecFlow
2 11 (8.94%) Selenium
3 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.07%) JIRA
5 4 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.63%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.63%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.63%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.63%) Grunt
6 2 (1.63%) gulp
6 2 (1.63%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.63%) webpack
6 2 (1.63%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.81%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) Mockito
7 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 123 (100.00%) Finance
2 25 (20.33%) Banking
3 23 (18.70%) Back Office
4 20 (16.26%) Retail
5 8 (6.50%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.07%) Front Office
6 5 (4.07%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (30.89%) Developer
2 21 (17.07%) Analyst
3 16 (13.01%) Consultant
4 15 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.38%) C# Developer
6 13 (10.57%) Architect
6 13 (10.57%) Business Analyst
7 12 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (8.13%) SQL Developer
9 9 (7.32%) Azure Developer
10 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) WPF Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Fraud Analyst
11 7 (5.69%) Fraud Business Analyst
11 7 (5.69%) Project Manager
11 7 (5.69%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) Implementation Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) Implementation Consultant
13 5 (4.07%) Desktop Engineer
13 5 (4.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.76%) .NET
2 19 (15.45%) HTML
3 15 (12.20%) Middleware
3 15 (12.20%) XML
4 11 (8.94%) .NET Framework
4 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (8.94%) Entity Framework
4 11 (8.94%) Task Parallel Library
4 11 (8.94%) WCF
4 11 (8.94%) WPF
5 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (7.32%) Gherkin
6 6 (4.88%) HTML5
6 6 (4.88%) Web Services
6 6 (4.88%) WinForms
7 5 (4.07%) JSON
7 5 (4.07%) REST
8 4 (3.25%) Django
8 4 (3.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) Equities
1 22 (17.89%) Fixed Income
2 18 (14.63%) Hedge funds
3 11 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.69%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.44%) Fintech
7 3 (2.44%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.44%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.44%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.44%) User Experience
8 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.63%) Handset
8 2 (1.63%) PKI
8 2 (1.63%) PMI
9 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Unix
2 19 (15.45%) Windows
3 10 (8.13%) Linux
4 7 (5.69%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.25%) Android
6 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.44%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.63%) Solaris
8 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.51%) TDD
3 20 (16.26%) Asset Management
4 17 (13.82%) DevOps
4 17 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (13.01%) Microservices
6 15 (12.20%) Migration
7 14 (11.38%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (10.57%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 13 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.57%) SOA
9 11 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (8.94%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (8.94%) Multithreading
9 11 (8.94%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.13%) MVVM
10 10 (8.13%) OO
10 10 (8.13%) Scrum
11 9 (7.32%) Change Control
11 9 (7.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.58%) C#
2 27 (21.95%) Java
3 24 (19.51%) SQL
4 10 (8.13%) Python
5 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.44%) Groovy
7 3 (2.44%) Perl
8 2 (1.63%) Go
8 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.63%) Scala
8 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.63%) VBA
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Haskell
9 1 (0.81%) Java 8
9 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.81%) Ruby
9 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.25%) MCSE
4 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.81%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) QA
3 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.44%) PMO
3 3 (2.44%) PSD2
4 2 (1.63%) SEPA
4 2 (1.63%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.81%) EMIR
5 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.81%) MiFID
5 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) Docker
2 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.81%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) Ansible
1 11 (8.94%) Terraform
2 7 (5.69%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.25%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.25%) Puppet
4 3 (2.44%) Packer
4 3 (2.44%) SCCM
5 2 (1.63%) Consul
5 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.63%) Nagios
5 2 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.63%) Sysdig
6 1 (0.81%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.81%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.81%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.81%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (15.45%) Oracle
2 16 (13.01%) IBM
3 13 (10.57%) SAP
4 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.50%) Citrix
5 8 (6.50%) HP
6 7 (5.69%) VMware
7 5 (4.07%) Bloomberg
7 5 (4.07%) Google
8 4 (3.25%) Cadence
8 4 (3.25%) FactSet
8 4 (3.25%) Splunk
8 4 (3.25%) Veritas
9 2 (1.63%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.63%) Apple
9 2 (1.63%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.63%) New Relic
9 2 (1.63%) Reuters
9 2 (1.63%) SimCorp
9 2 (1.63%) Tableau