Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Institution over the 6 months to 18 May 2022 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 335 433 423
Rank change year-on-year +98 -10 -116
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 531 198 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.33% 0.82% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 119 133
10th Percentile £313 £429 £340
25th Percentile £403 £475 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £750 £694 £600
90th Percentile £813 £761 £675
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
10th Percentile - - £10.31
25th Percentile - - £11.10
Median hourly rate - £80.73 £11.30
Median % change year-on-year - +614.42% -40.84%
75th Percentile - - £11.40
90th Percentile - - £38.70
UK median hourly rate - £80.73 £11.30
% change year-on-year - +614.42% -40.84%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 39,940 24,181 22,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 56.78% 53.10% 50.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,958 16,337 14,772
10th Percentile £316 £300 £256
25th Percentile £431 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £605 £588
90th Percentile £763 £700 £688
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,293 952 910
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £12.36
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £19.70
Median % change year-on-year -2.27% +11.68% +5.07%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.00 £38.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.90 £51.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.95%

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Financial Institution as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in England

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Financial Institution in England.

Daily rate trend for Financial Institution in England

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Financial Institution in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Financial Institution in England

Financial Institution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Financial Institution in England.

Hourly rate trend for Financial Institution in England

Financial Institution
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution within the England region over the 6 months to 18 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London +61 451 £610 +4.27% 86
South East -15 26 £260 -57.38% 4
North of England -30 25 £374 -13.18% 16
Yorkshire -18 19 £338 - 5
North West -38 6 £550 +27.76% 10
South West -34 4 - - 3
West Midlands -38 4 £500 - 4
Midlands -38 4 £500 -37.50% 8
East of England - 1 - - 2
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 531 (100.00%) Finance
2 179 (33.71%) Legal
3 173 (32.58%) Data Protection
4 171 (32.20%) Hedge funds
4 171 (32.20%) GDPR
5 164 (30.89%) Agile
6 163 (30.70%) Social Skills
7 128 (24.11%) Banking
8 125 (23.54%) Python
9 110 (20.72%) AOP
10 106 (19.96%) CI/CD
11 105 (19.77%) AWS
12 104 (19.59%) Azure
13 101 (19.02%) Java
14 86 (16.20%) Microsoft
15 80 (15.07%) SQL
16 75 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
17 74 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
18 70 (13.18%) Windows
19 68 (12.81%) DevOps
20 66 (12.43%) Analytics
21 65 (12.24%) Git (software)
22 63 (11.86%) Migration
23 62 (11.68%) Scrum
24 58 (10.92%) Linux
24 58 (10.92%) Kubernetes
25 53 (9.98%) Jenkins
25 53 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
26 52 (9.79%) Docker
27 49 (9.23%) Kafka

Financial Institution
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 35 (6.59%) Apache Spark
2 34 (6.40%) Confluence
3 19 (3.58%) Apache
4 16 (3.01%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.82%) MTS
6 11 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.94%) IIS
9 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.75%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.75%) Gunicorn
10 4 (0.75%) JBoss
10 4 (0.75%) nginx
11 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.38%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 26 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.82%) Chatbot
4 11 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 15 (2.82%) BondVision
2 3 (0.56%) Eikon
2 3 (0.56%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 3 (0.56%) RMDS
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.19%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 105 (19.77%) AWS
2 104 (19.59%) Azure
3 43 (8.10%) Serverless
4 35 (6.59%) Microsoft 365
5 30 (5.65%) GCP
6 29 (5.46%) Amazon S3
7 28 (5.27%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (4.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 23 (4.33%) OpenShift
9 19 (3.58%) Power Platform
10 16 (3.01%) AWS Step Functions
11 15 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
11 15 (2.82%) SaaS
12 14 (2.64%) GitHub
12 14 (2.64%) PaaS
13 12 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (2.26%) Azure Data Factory
14 11 (2.07%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 11 (2.07%) IaaS
15 10 (1.88%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.21%) TCP/IP
2 22 (4.14%) Firewall
3 20 (3.77%) DNS
4 18 (3.39%) NX-OS
5 15 (2.82%) DHCP
6 13 (2.45%) Network Security
7 10 (1.88%) WAN
8 9 (1.69%) Wireless
9 7 (1.32%) SSH
10 6 (1.13%) Internet
11 5 (0.94%) DMZ
11 5 (0.94%) LAN
11 5 (0.94%) Multicast
12 4 (0.75%) BGP
12 4 (0.75%) OSPF
12 4 (0.75%) VPN
13 3 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.56%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.56%) SD-WAN
13 3 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.29%) Big Data
2 31 (5.84%) Hadoop
3 25 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.95%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.39%) Data Lake
5 18 (3.39%) Metadata
6 17 (3.20%) Power BI
6 17 (3.20%) RDBMS
7 14 (2.64%) Amazon Redshift
7 14 (2.64%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.07%) Tableau
10 10 (1.88%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.69%) Flink
11 9 (1.69%) HDInsight
11 9 (1.69%) MySQL
12 8 (1.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 65 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.98%) Jenkins
3 47 (8.85%) JIRA
4 21 (3.95%) TeamCity
5 17 (3.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (2.45%) SonarQube
7 12 (2.26%) Bitbucket
7 12 (2.26%) Maven
8 10 (1.88%) GitLab
9 7 (1.32%) Crucible
9 7 (1.32%) IntelliJ
10 6 (1.13%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.13%) FishEye
10 6 (1.13%) Selenium
11 5 (0.94%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.94%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.75%) Gradle
12 4 (0.75%) kappa
12 4 (0.75%) Subversion
12 4 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 531 (100.00%) Finance
2 179 (33.71%) Legal
3 163 (30.70%) Social Skills
4 128 (24.11%) Banking
5 75 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (8.10%) Investment Banking
7 33 (6.21%) Front Office
8 21 (3.95%) Retail
9 17 (3.20%) Presentation Skills
10 14 (2.64%) Back Office
10 14 (2.64%) Documentation Skills
11 13 (2.45%) French Language
12 7 (1.32%) Influencing Skills
13 6 (1.13%) Digital Economy
14 4 (0.75%) German Language
15 3 (0.56%) Marketing
15 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.38%) Billing
16 2 (0.38%) International Banking
16 2 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (17.33%) Analyst
2 90 (16.95%) Developer
3 52 (9.79%) Architect
4 42 (7.91%) Business Analyst
4 42 (7.91%) Data Engineer
5 31 (5.84%) AWS Engineer
5 31 (5.84%) Network Engineer
6 30 (5.65%) Java Developer
7 27 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 20 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
9 18 (3.39%) Consultant
9 18 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (3.39%) Support Analyst
10 17 (3.20%) Applications Support
10 17 (3.20%) Support Engineer
11 16 (3.01%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
11 16 (3.01%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 16 (3.01%) Junior
12 15 (2.82%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
12 15 (2.82%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.23%) Kafka
2 31 (5.84%) Spring
3 29 (5.46%) .NET
4 26 (4.90%) HTML
5 23 (4.33%) Spring Boot
6 21 (3.95%) AngularJS
7 18 (3.39%) Node.js
8 17 (3.20%) CSS
8 17 (3.20%) React
9 16 (3.01%) REST
10 14 (2.64%) Middleware
10 14 (2.64%) PySpark
10 14 (2.64%) Spark Streaming
11 12 (2.26%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (2.26%) HTML5
11 12 (2.26%) NumPy
11 12 (2.26%) Pandas
12 11 (2.07%) .NET Framework
13 10 (1.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 171 (32.20%) Hedge funds
2 38 (7.16%) Data Centre
3 28 (5.27%) Legacy Systems
4 25 (4.71%) Fixed Income
5 24 (4.52%) Public Cloud
5 24 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.95%) Virtual Team
7 20 (3.77%) SWIFT
8 18 (3.39%) Credit Risk
8 18 (3.39%) Data Structures
9 15 (2.82%) Eurex
10 14 (2.64%) Cloud Native
11 12 (2.26%) Algorithms
11 12 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.51%) Derivative
13 8 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.51%) User Experience
14 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.32%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.18%) Windows
2 58 (10.92%) Linux
3 33 (6.21%) Unix
4 20 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.51%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.32%) VMS
9 6 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.75%) Android
11 4 (0.75%) CentOS
11 4 (0.75%) Solaris
11 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (32.58%) Data Protection
2 164 (30.89%) Agile
3 110 (20.72%) AOP
4 106 (19.96%) CI/CD
5 74 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
6 68 (12.81%) DevOps
7 66 (12.43%) Analytics
8 63 (11.86%) Migration
9 62 (11.68%) Scrum
10 53 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (8.10%) Project Management
12 41 (7.72%) Software Engineering
13 37 (6.97%) Microservices
13 37 (6.97%) Risk Management
14 36 (6.78%) ITIL
15 34 (6.40%) Infrastructure as Code
16 33 (6.21%) Business Analysis
17 32 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (6.03%) Test Automation
18 30 (5.65%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 125 (23.54%) Python
2 101 (19.02%) Java
3 80 (15.07%) SQL
4 36 (6.78%) PowerShell
5 31 (5.84%) Scala
6 29 (5.46%) JavaScript
7 28 (5.27%) C++
8 21 (3.95%) Bash
8 21 (3.95%) C#
9 17 (3.20%) TypeScript
10 13 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.69%) Groovy
11 9 (1.69%) Perl
12 7 (1.32%) Korn
13 6 (1.13%) ES6
13 6 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.75%) C
14 4 (0.75%) Kotlin
14 4 (0.75%) Ruby
15 3 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (6.21%) Degree
2 26 (4.90%) AWS Certification
3 25 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.32%) CCNP
8 5 (0.94%) CISSP
8 5 (0.94%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.75%) CCIE
9 4 (0.75%) CCNA
9 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.75%) RHCA
10 3 (0.56%) CISM
10 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.56%) PhD
10 3 (0.56%) PMP
11 2 (0.38%) CSPO
11 2 (0.38%) GIAC
11 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (32.20%) GDPR
2 36 (6.78%) QA
3 14 (2.64%) SLA
4 11 (2.07%) ISO 20022
4 11 (2.07%) SEPA
5 10 (1.88%) PMO
6 9 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (1.13%) NIST
8 4 (0.75%) Accessibility
9 3 (0.56%) COBIT
9 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.38%) GRC
11 1 (0.19%) Basel II
11 1 (0.19%) GxP
11 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 52 (9.79%) Docker
2 28 (5.27%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (1.32%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.75%) vSphere
8 3 (0.56%) HDFS
8 3 (0.56%) NFS
8 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.56%) XenApp
9 2 (0.38%) Firmware
9 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (10.92%) Kubernetes
2 46 (8.66%) Terraform
3 23 (4.33%) Ansible
4 9 (1.69%) Kibana
4 9 (1.69%) logstash
5 7 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.13%) Packer
6 6 (1.13%) SCCM
7 4 (0.75%) WSUS
8 3 (0.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (0.56%) Control-M
8 3 (0.56%) Grafana
8 3 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.56%) Nessus
8 3 (0.56%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.38%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.38%) Istio
9 2 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 86 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.97%) Oracle
3 36 (6.78%) Cisco
4 23 (4.33%) Bloomberg
4 23 (4.33%) Juniper
5 22 (4.14%) F5
5 22 (4.14%) Fortinet
6 21 (3.95%) Google
7 20 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.39%) Arista
8 18 (3.39%) VMware
9 17 (3.20%) ION Trading
9 17 (3.20%) ServiceNow
10 15 (2.82%) Databricks
10 15 (2.82%) Tradeweb
11 13 (2.45%) Citrix
12 10 (1.88%) Splunk
13 9 (1.69%) DevExpress
14 8 (1.51%) Alteryx
14 8 (1.51%) Palo Alto