Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 106 92
Rank change year-on-year -30 -14 +40
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 120 142 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 2.34% 2.42%
As % of the General category 3.09% 4.53% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 81 86
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +16.40%
10th Percentile £434 £363 £313
90th Percentile £719 £660 £669
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +12.20% -10.87%
10th Percentile £21.25 £23.00 £19.75
90th Percentile £21.75 £23.00 £21.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -6.52% +12.20% -10.87%

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 3,885 3,134 3,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.03% 51.59% 55.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,107 2,479 2,942
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £294
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 21 29
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -5.43% +27.78%
10th Percentile £13.80 £12.37 £11.40
90th Percentile £44.50 £56.87 £52.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £21.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year -4.60% -4.40% +26.39%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Finance
2 38 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (30.83%) Banking
4 34 (28.33%) Java
5 30 (25.00%) SQL
6 27 (22.50%) Hedge funds
7 25 (20.83%) C#
8 22 (18.33%) Windows
9 19 (15.83%) DevOps
10 18 (15.00%) .NET
10 18 (15.00%) Project Management
10 18 (15.00%) TDD
10 18 (15.00%) Investment Banking
11 17 (14.17%) AOP
11 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (13.33%) SDLC
12 16 (13.33%) QA
13 15 (12.50%) Release Management
14 14 (11.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (11.67%) Front Office
15 13 (10.83%) Service Management
15 13 (10.83%) Active Directory
15 13 (10.83%) Linux
15 13 (10.83%) Web Services
15 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
15 13 (10.83%) JIRA
16 12 (10.00%) Virtual Team
17 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET
17 11 (9.17%) SOAP

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 5 (4.17%) Apache
1 5 (4.17%) MQSeries
2 3 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.83%) Confluence
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.83%) InVision
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Actimize
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.67%) Kondor
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.83%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.83%) Sonata
3 1 (0.83%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.67%) Datadog
3 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) Internet
2 5 (4.17%) Network Security
3 4 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) FTP
4 2 (1.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.67%) LAN
4 2 (1.67%) SSL
4 2 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) DMZ
5 1 (0.83%) SMS
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.17%) MySQL
3 4 (3.33%) Big Data
3 4 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.67%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.67%) Flink
5 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.67%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.67%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) OLAP
6 1 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) JIRA
2 10 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.83%) Maven
5 6 (5.00%) Subversion
6 5 (4.17%) Selenium
6 5 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (3.33%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.50%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.67%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.67%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.67%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.83%) JUnit
10 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (100.00%) Finance
2 37 (30.83%) Banking
3 18 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 14 (11.67%) Front Office
5 7 (5.83%) Retail
6 4 (3.33%) Law
7 3 (2.50%) Back Office
8 2 (1.67%) Billing
8 2 (1.67%) French Language
8 2 (1.67%) Marketing
9 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.83%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (39.17%) Developer
2 17 (14.17%) C# Developer
3 12 (10.00%) Analyst
4 11 (9.17%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Consultant
7 7 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Active Directory Support
9 5 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Compliance Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Lead .NET Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Lead C# Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) .NET
2 13 (10.83%) Web Services
3 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET
3 11 (9.17%) SOAP
4 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (6.67%) J2EE
5 8 (6.67%) LDAP
6 7 (5.83%) REST
6 7 (5.83%) SailPoint
7 6 (5.00%) XML
8 5 (4.17%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.17%) HTML
8 5 (4.17%) Java EE
8 5 (4.17%) JSP
8 5 (4.17%) WinForms
9 4 (3.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.50%) JMS
10 3 (2.50%) Middleware
11 2 (1.67%) CSS
11 2 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.50%) Hedge funds
2 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (10.00%) Virtual Team
5 10 (8.33%) Equities
5 10 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (7.50%) Fixed Income
7 7 (5.83%) SWIFT
8 6 (5.00%) Credit Risk
8 6 (5.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (4.17%) Smartphone
10 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
10 4 (3.33%) Market Risk
11 3 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (2.50%) Reference Data
12 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.67%) User Experience
13 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
13 1 (0.83%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.33%) Windows
2 13 (10.83%) Linux
3 9 (7.50%) Unix
4 6 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.17%) AIX
6 3 (2.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.83%) DevOps
3 18 (15.00%) Project Management
3 18 (15.00%) TDD
4 17 (14.17%) AOP
5 16 (13.33%) SDLC
6 15 (12.50%) Release Management
7 13 (10.83%) Service Management
8 11 (9.17%) Mathematics
9 10 (8.33%) Analytics
9 10 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.33%) OO
10 9 (7.50%) BDD
11 8 (6.67%) Asset Management
11 8 (6.67%) Physics
11 8 (6.67%) Quantitative Research
11 8 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.83%) Multithreading
12 7 (5.83%) Scrum
12 7 (5.83%) Stochastic Calculus
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.33%) Java
2 30 (25.00%) SQL
3 25 (20.83%) C#
4 10 (8.33%) C++
5 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.50%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.83%) BeanShell
6 7 (5.83%) Python
7 6 (5.00%) Perl
7 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.17%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.33%) Ruby
10 2 (1.67%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.67%) AWK
10 2 (1.67%) C
10 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.67%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.83%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) PhD
2 6 (5.00%) Degree
3 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) OCA
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.67%) PMP
4 2 (1.67%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CEH
5 1 (0.83%) CISA
5 1 (0.83%) CISM
5 1 (0.83%) CISSP
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.33%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) EMIR
3 5 (4.17%) SEPA
4 4 (3.33%) PMO
5 2 (1.67%) GDPR
5 2 (1.67%) SLA
6 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.83%) IFRS
6 1 (0.83%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Ansible
2 4 (3.33%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.50%) Puppet
4 2 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.67%) Terraform
5 1 (0.83%) Consul
5 1 (0.83%) Control-M
5 1 (0.83%) Grafana
5 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.83%) Kibana
5 1 (0.83%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.50%) Oracle
2 9 (7.50%) ServiceNow
3 6 (5.00%) Citrix
3 6 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.00%) Sybase
4 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.50%) Cisco
6 2 (1.67%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.67%) F5
6 2 (1.67%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.67%) Google
6 2 (1.67%) Misys
6 2 (1.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.67%) Reuters
6 2 (1.67%) Siebel
7 1 (0.83%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.83%) Currenex
7 1 (0.83%) Splunk