Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 128 89
Rank change year-on-year +7 -39 +36
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 137 100 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.98% 1.62% 2.41%
As % of the General category 3.71% 3.03% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 93
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% -4.55% +18.92%
10th Percentile £362 £411 £350
90th Percentile £691 £629 £669
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £545
% change year-on-year -4.76% -3.67% +14.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 3,696 3,297 3,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.29% 53.44% 54.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,901 2,567 2,874
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £306
90th Percentile £700 £675 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 24
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -19.05% +8.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.36 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.49 £29.77 £53.88
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £17.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.34% +10.26%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Finance
2 51 (37.23%) Java
3 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.74%) Hedge funds
5 35 (25.55%) SQL
6 32 (23.36%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (22.63%) Banking
8 25 (18.25%) Web Services
8 25 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (17.52%) AOP
10 22 (16.06%) TDD
10 22 (16.06%) Asset Management
10 22 (16.06%) Fixed Income
11 21 (15.33%) Equities
11 21 (15.33%) QA
12 20 (14.60%) Retail
12 20 (14.60%) C#
12 20 (14.60%) REST
13 19 (13.87%) SDLC
14 17 (12.41%) Front Office
15 16 (11.68%) Windows
15 16 (11.68%) .NET
15 16 (11.68%) Degree
15 16 (11.68%) Relational Database
15 16 (11.68%) DevOps
16 15 (10.95%) FTP
17 14 (10.22%) Change Management
17 14 (10.22%) Analytics
18 13 (9.49%) Unit Testing
18 13 (9.49%) Ansible

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 (3.65%) Confluence
1 5 (3.65%) MQSeries
2 3 (2.19%) Apache
2 3 (2.19%) JBoss
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.46%) SAS
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.73%) CMS
4 1 (0.73%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.73%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.73%) InVision
5 1 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Actimize
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.73%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.73%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.73%) Sonata
4 1 (0.73%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.73%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.11%) OpenShift
3 6 (4.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.38%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (4.38%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (4.38%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (4.38%) CloudFront
3 6 (4.38%) PaaS
3 6 (4.38%) Route 53
3 6 (4.38%) Serverless
3 6 (4.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.19%) Office 365
5 2 (1.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (1.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) FTP
2 11 (8.03%) HTTP
3 10 (7.30%) Internet
4 6 (4.38%) LAN
4 6 (4.38%) WAN
5 3 (2.19%) Firewall
6 2 (1.46%) Network Security
6 2 (1.46%) SSL
7 1 (0.73%) DHCP
7 1 (0.73%) DMZ
7 1 (0.73%) DWDM
7 1 (0.73%) Intranet
7 1 (0.73%) MPLS
7 1 (0.73%) SAN
7 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.73%) VPN
7 1 (0.73%) VSAN
7 1 (0.73%) WebEx
7 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) Relational Database
2 12 (8.76%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.03%) Siebel EIM
4 6 (4.38%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.65%) Big Data
5 5 (3.65%) Blockchain
5 5 (3.65%) MySQL
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.19%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.19%) DB2
7 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.46%) Power BI
8 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.73%) OLAP
9 1 (0.73%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.57%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.57%) JIRA
3 6 (4.38%) SpecFlow
4 5 (3.65%) Maven
4 5 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (3.65%) Selenium
4 5 (3.65%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.92%) Grunt
5 4 (2.92%) gulp
5 4 (2.92%) Subversion
5 4 (2.92%) webpack
6 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.73%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.73%) JUnit
7 1 (0.73%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 137 (100.00%) Finance
2 31 (22.63%) Banking
3 20 (14.60%) Retail
4 17 (12.41%) Front Office
5 6 (4.38%) Back Office
5 6 (4.38%) Legal
5 6 (4.38%) Marketing
6 4 (2.92%) Law
7 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.46%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.73%) French Language
8 1 (0.73%) Games
8 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (41.61%) Developer
2 16 (11.68%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.95%) Analyst
4 12 (8.76%) Business Analyst
4 12 (8.76%) C# Developer
5 11 (8.03%) Siebel Developer
6 8 (5.84%) Lead Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (4.38%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Applications Consultant
9 5 (3.65%) Compliance Consultant
9 5 (3.65%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.92%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) Web Services
2 20 (14.60%) REST
3 16 (11.68%) .NET
4 13 (9.49%) SOAP
4 13 (9.49%) XML
5 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.03%) LDAP
6 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (7.30%) HTML
6 10 (7.30%) J2EE
6 10 (7.30%) SailPoint
7 9 (6.57%) RESTful
8 8 (5.84%) JSP
9 7 (5.11%) HATEOAS
9 7 (5.11%) HTML5
9 7 (5.11%) Java EE
10 6 (4.38%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.38%) React
10 6 (4.38%) Spring
11 5 (3.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.74%) Hedge funds
2 25 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (16.06%) Fixed Income
4 21 (15.33%) Equities
5 9 (6.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (5.84%) Data Centre
6 8 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.38%) User Experience
9 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.65%) SWIFT
10 3 (2.19%) PMI
10 3 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.46%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.46%) Fintech
11 2 (1.46%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.73%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.68%) Windows
2 13 (9.49%) Linux
3 6 (4.38%) AIX
3 6 (4.38%) Unix
4 3 (2.19%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.36%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (17.52%) AOP
4 22 (16.06%) Asset Management
4 22 (16.06%) TDD
5 19 (13.87%) SDLC
6 16 (11.68%) DevOps
7 14 (10.22%) Analytics
7 14 (10.22%) Change Management
8 13 (9.49%) OO
8 13 (9.49%) Project Management
8 13 (9.49%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (8.76%) Service Management
9 12 (8.76%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (8.03%) EAI
10 11 (8.03%) Microservices
10 11 (8.03%) Scrum
10 11 (8.03%) Software Testing
10 11 (8.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.23%) Java
2 35 (25.55%) SQL
3 20 (14.60%) C#
4 11 (8.03%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 10 (7.30%) BeanShell
6 9 (6.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.57%) Python
7 7 (5.11%) C++
8 6 (4.38%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.65%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.92%) Perl
11 3 (2.19%) Ruby
11 3 (2.19%) VBA
12 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.73%) C
13 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) Degree
2 11 (8.03%) Siebel Certification
3 6 (4.38%) PhD
4 3 (2.19%) MBA
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.19%) PMP
4 3 (2.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.19%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.46%) ISEB
5 2 (1.46%) OCA
5 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) CISA
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CISSP
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.73%) OCP
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.33%) QA
2 5 (3.65%) EMIR
2 5 (3.65%) SEPA
3 3 (2.19%) MiFID
3 3 (2.19%) PMO
4 2 (1.46%) PSD2
5 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) Docker
3 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (9.49%) Ansible
2 10 (7.30%) Puppet
3 7 (5.11%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.38%) Sysdig
4 6 (4.38%) Terraform
5 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.46%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.46%) CASB
6 2 (1.46%) PingFederate
6 2 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.73%) Grafana
7 1 (0.73%) Kibana
7 1 (0.73%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.73%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (8.76%) Oracle
2 11 (8.03%) Siebel
3 10 (7.30%) ServiceNow
4 7 (5.11%) Splunk
5 5 (3.65%) Cisco
5 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.19%) F5
7 3 (2.19%) Fortinet
7 3 (2.19%) IBM
7 3 (2.19%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.19%) Sybase
7 3 (2.19%) VMware
8 2 (1.46%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.46%) EMC
8 2 (1.46%) SAP
8 2 (1.46%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.73%) Citrix
9 1 (0.73%) Temenos