Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 405 469 305
Rank change year-on-year +64 -164 +46
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 187 202 747
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.38% 0.85%
As % of the General category 1.08% 1.02% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 142 445
10th Percentile £400 £350 £369
25th Percentile £463 £413 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £602 £650
90th Percentile £750 £675 £713
UK median daily rate £555 £525 £538
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
10th Percentile " £10.63 "
25th Percentile £12.06 £11.10 £14.05
Median hourly rate £12.73 £11.40 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +11.62% -39.04% -1.73%
75th Percentile £13.39 £18.70 "
90th Percentile " £21.79 £18.94
UK median hourly rate £12.73 £11.40 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.62% -39.04% -1.73%

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 17,270 19,856 34,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.43% 36.87% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,846 13,345 23,688
10th Percentile £313 £280 £305
25th Percentile £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £613 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £481 £484
% change year-on-year +4.00% -0.67% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 630 842
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.44 £12.25
25th Percentile £15.04 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.90% - -2.33%
75th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £41.50
90th Percentile £52.93 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £20.86
% change year-on-year +11.63% +3.09% -0.69%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +48 171 £555 +5.71% 35
South East +64 5 £525 +5.00% 4
South West +63 2 £500 +11.11% 2
North West +31 2 £431 -9.37% 5
North of England +26 2 £431 -4.33% 14
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Finance
2 67 (35.83%) Banking
3 60 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (18.72%) Java
4 35 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (16.04%) SQL
6 28 (14.97%) DevOps
7 23 (12.30%) User Experience
7 23 (12.30%) Computer Science
7 23 (12.30%) Azure
8 21 (11.23%) Degree
9 20 (10.70%) Python
9 20 (10.70%) QA
10 19 (10.16%) JavaScript
10 19 (10.16%) Windows
11 18 (9.63%) Investment Banking
11 18 (9.63%) SDLC
12 17 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 17 (9.09%) Front Office
12 17 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 16 (8.56%) SQL Server
13 16 (8.56%) Hedge funds
14 15 (8.02%) Mathematics
14 15 (8.02%) Legal
14 15 (8.02%) Data Analysis
14 15 (8.02%) TDD
14 15 (8.02%) Derivative
14 15 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (8.02%) Requirements Gathering
15 14 (7.49%) Java 8

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 6 (3.21%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.67%) Apache
3 3 (1.60%) GemFire
4 2 (1.07%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.07%) Figma
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.07%) Sketch
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.53%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.53%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.53%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.30%) Azure
2 13 (6.95%) AWS
3 10 (5.35%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (4.28%) GCP
5 6 (3.21%) Apigee
6 5 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.60%) FinancialForce
7 3 (1.60%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.53%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.53%) Route 53
9 1 (0.53%) Serverless
9 1 (0.53%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.74%) DNS
3 6 (3.21%) FTP
4 5 (2.67%) Firewall
5 4 (2.14%) WAN
6 3 (1.60%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (1.60%) DHCP
6 3 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.60%) LAN
6 3 (1.60%) NX-OS
6 3 (1.60%) VSAN
6 3 (1.60%) Wireless
6 3 (1.60%) WLAN
7 2 (1.07%) ATM
7 2 (1.07%) BGP
7 2 (1.07%) NAS
7 2 (1.07%) OSPF
7 2 (1.07%) SAN
7 2 (1.07%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.21%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.14%) Big Data
5 4 (2.14%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.14%) Tableau
6 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.60%) MS Access
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.60%) Tableau Desktop
7 2 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.07%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.53%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.81%) JIRA
3 8 (4.28%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.21%) Maven
5 3 (1.60%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.60%) GitLab
5 3 (1.60%) Hudson
5 3 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.07%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.07%) Selenium
6 2 (1.07%) Subversion
7 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.53%) Gradle
7 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.53%) JUnit
7 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 187 (100.00%) Finance
2 67 (35.83%) Banking
3 18 (9.63%) Investment Banking
4 17 (9.09%) Front Office
5 15 (8.02%) Legal
6 9 (4.81%) Retail
7 4 (2.14%) Back Office
7 4 (2.14%) Marketing
7 4 (2.14%) Publishing
8 3 (1.60%) Billing
9 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.07%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.53%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (28.34%) Developer
2 38 (20.32%) Analyst
3 21 (11.23%) Business Analyst
4 20 (10.70%) Java Developer
5 11 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
6 10 (5.35%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (5.35%) QA Automation Engineer
6 10 (5.35%) QA Engineer
6 10 (5.35%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 10 (5.35%) Senior QA Engineer
7 9 (4.81%) Architect
7 9 (4.81%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.28%) Designer
8 8 (4.28%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 8 (4.28%) Java Engineer
8 8 (4.28%) Network Engineer
8 8 (4.28%) UX Designer
9 7 (3.74%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Risk Business Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.42%) .NET
2 11 (5.88%) Spring
3 8 (4.28%) Node.js
4 7 (3.74%) CSS
4 7 (3.74%) HTML
5 6 (3.21%) Kafka
6 5 (2.67%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.67%) React
6 5 (2.67%) Swagger
7 4 (2.14%) GraphQL
7 4 (2.14%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.14%) Middleware
7 4 (2.14%) REST
7 4 (2.14%) WPF
7 4 (2.14%) YAML
8 3 (1.60%) RESTful
9 2 (1.07%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.30%) User Experience
3 16 (8.56%) Hedge funds
4 15 (8.02%) Derivative
5 14 (7.49%) Market Risk
6 12 (6.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (5.35%) Virtual Team
8 9 (4.81%) Analytical Mindset
9 7 (3.74%) Credit Risk
10 5 (2.67%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.14%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (2.14%) Fixed Income
11 4 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (2.14%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.16%) Windows
2 13 (6.95%) Linux
3 7 (3.74%) Unix
4 5 (2.67%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.07%) AIX
7 2 (1.07%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.97%) DevOps
3 23 (12.30%) Computer Science
4 18 (9.63%) SDLC
5 17 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 15 (8.02%) Data Analysis
6 15 (8.02%) Mathematics
6 15 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (8.02%) Requirements Gathering
6 15 (8.02%) TDD
7 14 (7.49%) Project Management
7 14 (7.49%) Scenario Testing
7 14 (7.49%) Scrum
7 14 (7.49%) Test Strategy
8 13 (6.95%) Risk Management
9 12 (6.42%) Analytics
10 11 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 10 (5.35%) Data Protection
11 10 (5.35%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.72%) Java
2 30 (16.04%) SQL
3 20 (10.70%) Python
4 19 (10.16%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.49%) C#
5 14 (7.49%) Java 8
6 11 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.81%) C++
7 9 (4.81%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.60%) Kotlin
9 3 (1.60%) Perl
9 3 (1.60%) Scala
9 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.60%) VBA
10 2 (1.07%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.07%) SOQL
10 2 (1.07%) VB
11 1 (0.53%) COBOL
11 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.23%) Degree
2 7 (3.74%) CISSP
3 6 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.21%) PhD
4 4 (2.14%) CCNP
4 4 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.14%) CISM
5 3 (1.60%) FFIEC
5 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.07%) CCIE
6 2 (1.07%) CRISC
7 1 (0.53%) CCIE Collaboration
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) CCSE
7 1 (0.53%) CISA
7 1 (0.53%) GIAC
7 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.70%) QA
2 10 (5.35%) GDPR
3 7 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.14%) IFRS
4 4 (2.14%) NIST
4 4 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.07%) GRC
6 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.07%) Section 508
6 2 (1.07%) WAI
7 1 (0.53%) COBIT
7 1 (0.53%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.53%) MiFID
7 1 (0.53%) PMO
7 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.14%) Docker
2 4 (2.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.60%) vSphere
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.07%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (4.28%) Kubernetes
1 8 (4.28%) Terraform
2 6 (3.21%) Ansible
3 3 (1.60%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.60%) PowerCLI
3 3 (1.60%) SCCM
3 3 (1.60%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.07%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.53%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.88%) Oracle
3 10 (5.35%) Cisco
4 7 (3.74%) Google
4 7 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.74%) SAP
5 6 (3.21%) HP
5 6 (3.21%) VMware
6 5 (2.67%) F5
6 5 (2.67%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.14%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.14%) Juniper
7 4 (2.14%) Splunk
8 3 (1.60%) Apttus
8 3 (1.60%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.60%) IBM
8 3 (1.60%) Murex
8 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.60%) Symantec
8 3 (1.60%) Veritas