Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 118 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 -36 +61
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 142 129 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.07% 1.91% 3.04%
As % of the General category 4.05% 3.45% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 135
City of London median daily rate £475 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% -2.56%
10th Percentile £318 £406 £403
90th Percentile £713 £681 £669
Central London median daily rate £488 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -11.36% +15.79% -5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 3,508 3,740 3,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.06% 55.51% 53.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,714 2,986 2,968
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £315 £325 £308
90th Percentile £697 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 25
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £33.25 £46.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Finance
2 50 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.17%) Java
4 33 (23.24%) SQL
4 33 (23.24%) Banking
5 28 (19.72%) Fixed Income
5 28 (19.72%) C#
6 27 (19.01%) Equities
6 27 (19.01%) Asset Management
7 26 (18.31%) Back Office
7 26 (18.31%) Oracle
8 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
8 25 (17.61%) Retail
9 23 (16.20%) TDD
9 23 (16.20%) .NET
9 23 (16.20%) HTML
10 22 (15.49%) XML
10 22 (15.49%) Hedge funds
10 22 (15.49%) Microservices
11 21 (14.79%) Unix
11 21 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (12.68%) IBM
12 18 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (11.97%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 17 (11.97%) Actimize
13 17 (11.97%) Change Management
13 17 (11.97%) Middleware
14 16 (11.27%) GAP Analysis
14 16 (11.27%) Linux

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 15 (10.56%) SAS
2 6 (4.23%) Confluence
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.41%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.70%) InVision
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (11.97%) Actimize
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.41%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.70%) Eikon
3 1 (0.70%) Kondor
3 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.45%) PaaS
4 11 (7.75%) OpenShift
5 10 (7.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (5.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (5.63%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (5.63%) Amazon S3
6 8 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (5.63%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (5.63%) CloudFront
6 8 (5.63%) Route 53
6 8 (5.63%) Serverless
7 6 (4.23%) Office 365
8 4 (2.82%) IaaS
9 2 (1.41%) Datadog
9 2 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (1.41%) SaaS
10 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.04%) FTP
2 9 (6.34%) Internet
2 9 (6.34%) LAN
2 9 (6.34%) WAN
3 6 (4.23%) HTTP
4 5 (3.52%) VPN
5 3 (2.11%) Broadband
5 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.41%) DMZ
6 2 (1.41%) MPLS
6 2 (1.41%) Network Security
7 1 (0.70%) DWDM
7 1 (0.70%) Extranet
7 1 (0.70%) Firewall
7 1 (0.70%) Intranet
7 1 (0.70%) Junos
7 1 (0.70%) SAN
7 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.70%) WebEx
7 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.23%) Siebel EIM
5 5 (3.52%) Blockchain
6 4 (2.82%) Big Data
7 3 (2.11%) DB2
7 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.11%) Power BI
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.41%) Aerospike
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.41%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.41%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.41%) MySQL
8 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.41%) Redis
9 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (11.27%) SpecFlow
2 14 (9.86%) Selenium
3 12 (8.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.04%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.93%) JIRA
6 5 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.52%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.11%) Grunt
7 3 (2.11%) gulp
7 3 (2.11%) webpack
8 2 (1.41%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.41%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.41%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.41%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.70%) Maven
9 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 142 (100.00%) Finance
2 33 (23.24%) Banking
3 26 (18.31%) Back Office
4 25 (17.61%) Retail
5 10 (7.04%) Front Office
6 8 (5.63%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.52%) Legal
8 3 (2.11%) Marketing
9 2 (1.41%) Law
9 2 (1.41%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (30.28%) Developer
2 22 (15.49%) Analyst
3 18 (12.68%) C# Developer
4 17 (11.97%) Consultant
5 16 (11.27%) .NET Developer
5 16 (11.27%) Architect
6 14 (9.86%) Business Analyst
7 13 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (8.45%) Azure Developer
9 10 (7.04%) Systems Analyst
10 9 (6.34%) Fraud Analyst
10 9 (6.34%) Fraud Business Analyst
11 8 (5.63%) Platform Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) Desktop Support
12 6 (4.23%) Implementation Analyst
12 6 (4.23%) Implementation Consultant
12 6 (4.23%) Project Manager
12 6 (4.23%) Siebel Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Support Engineer
13 5 (3.52%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.20%) .NET
1 23 (16.20%) HTML
2 22 (15.49%) XML
3 17 (11.97%) Middleware
4 15 (10.56%) ASP.NET
4 15 (10.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (8.45%) Gherkin
6 11 (7.75%) Web Services
7 9 (6.34%) WinForms
8 8 (5.63%) HTML5
8 8 (5.63%) JSON
9 7 (4.93%) Java EE
9 7 (4.93%) JSP
9 7 (4.93%) REST
10 6 (4.23%) React
11 5 (3.52%) J2EE
12 4 (2.82%) LINQ
12 4 (2.82%) WCF
12 4 (2.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.72%) Fixed Income
2 27 (19.01%) Equities
3 22 (15.49%) Hedge funds
4 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.52%) User Experience
7 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.82%) Fintech
7 4 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.11%) PMI
8 3 (2.11%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.11%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.41%) Derivative
9 2 (1.41%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.41%) PKI
10 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.79%) Unix
2 16 (11.27%) Linux
3 14 (9.86%) Windows
4 9 (6.34%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.11%) AIX
6 3 (2.11%) Android
6 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.11%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.70%) Solaris
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.01%) Asset Management
3 23 (16.20%) TDD
4 22 (15.49%) Microservices
5 21 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (11.97%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 17 (11.97%) Change Management
7 16 (11.27%) GAP Analysis
7 16 (11.27%) Scrum
8 15 (10.56%) DevOps
9 14 (9.86%) SDLC
10 12 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.45%) MVC
10 12 (8.45%) Release Management
10 12 (8.45%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 12 (8.45%) SOLID
10 12 (8.45%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (7.04%) Configuration Management
12 10 (7.04%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) Java
2 33 (23.24%) SQL
3 28 (19.72%) C#
4 10 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.34%) Python
5 9 (6.34%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.23%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
7 5 (3.52%) VBA
8 4 (2.82%) Perl
9 3 (2.11%) C++
9 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.11%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.41%) Go
10 2 (1.41%) Groovy
10 2 (1.41%) Scala
11 1 (0.70%) AWK
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) Java 8
11 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (11.27%) Degree
2 6 (4.23%) Siebel Certification
3 3 (2.11%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.11%) MBA
3 3 (2.11%) MCSE
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (2.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (1.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.70%) CCNP
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.70%) OCP
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.70%) PhD
5 1 (0.70%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) QA
2 6 (4.23%) SLA
3 4 (2.82%) MiFID
4 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.11%) PSD2
5 2 (1.41%) EMIR
5 2 (1.41%) PMO
5 2 (1.41%) SEPA
6 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.34%) Docker
2 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (9.86%) Ansible
2 12 (8.45%) Kubernetes
3 11 (7.75%) Puppet
4 9 (6.34%) Terraform
5 8 (5.63%) Sysdig
6 2 (1.41%) Consul
6 2 (1.41%) Nagios
6 2 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.70%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 26 (18.31%) Oracle
2 18 (12.68%) IBM
3 15 (10.56%) SAP
4 10 (7.04%) Splunk
5 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.23%) Siebel
7 5 (3.52%) Bloomberg
7 5 (3.52%) Cadence
8 4 (2.82%) FactSet
8 4 (2.82%) Google
8 4 (2.82%) VMware
9 3 (2.11%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.11%) Citrix
10 2 (1.41%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.41%) Cisco
10 2 (1.41%) EMC
10 2 (1.41%) HP
10 2 (1.41%) New Relic
10 2 (1.41%) Reuters
10 2 (1.41%) Tableau