Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 404 364 307
Rank change year-on-year -40 -57 +58
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 300 177 768
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.54% 0.92%
As % of the General category 0.98% 1.04% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 127 556
10th Percentile £413 £387 £381
25th Percentile £500 £420 £454
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £594 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +18.70% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £625
90th Percentile £750 £655 £700
UK median daily rate £585 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +17.00% -9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £94.71 £15.60 £10.00
Median % change year-on-year +507.10% +56.00% -46.52%
UK median hourly rate £94.71 £15.60 £10.00
% change year-on-year +507.10% +56.00% -46.52%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 30,476 17,081 43,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.32% 52.31% 52.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,553 11,495 28,573
10th Percentile £310 £275 £281
25th Percentile £408 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.54% +4.21% +1.06%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,136 625 1,299
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.37 £10.79
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.47 £20.57 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.35% +2.85% +6.95%
75th Percentile £40.38 £40.75 £39.24
90th Percentile £56.38 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.36
% change year-on-year -4.88% +5.89% +6.81%

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Financial Institution in England over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 29 July 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 -37 243 £600 +14.29% 65
North of England -51 8 £225 -50.00% 28
Yorkshire -29 6 £188 -56.40% 8
Midlands -41 5 £550 -2.22% 5
South East -53 5 £403 +27.78% 11
South West -18 4 £500 +11.11% 4
East Midlands -16 3 £625 +11.11% 3
North West -40 2 £431 +4.36% 20
West Midlands - 2 £215 - 2
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 300 (100.00%) Finance
2 100 (33.33%) Banking
3 84 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (26.67%) Social Skills
5 72 (24.00%) Hedge funds
6 68 (22.67%) Legal
7 66 (22.00%) Java
7 66 (22.00%) Data Protection
8 63 (21.00%) AWS
9 62 (20.67%) Python
9 62 (20.67%) GDPR
10 58 (19.33%) SQL
11 56 (18.67%) DevOps
12 55 (18.33%) Azure
13 44 (14.67%) Degree
13 44 (14.67%) Kubernetes
14 42 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
15 39 (13.00%) Investment Banking
16 36 (12.00%) Migration
16 36 (12.00%) Docker
17 35 (11.67%) GCP
17 35 (11.67%) Windows
18 34 (11.33%) Linux
19 33 (11.00%) AOP
20 32 (10.67%) Project Management
21 31 (10.33%) Oracle
21 31 (10.33%) Git (software)
22 30 (10.00%) Microsoft
22 30 (10.00%) Scrum
22 30 (10.00%) Terraform

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 14 (4.67%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.00%) Apache
3 9 (3.00%) GemFire
4 6 (2.00%) Confluence
5 4 (1.33%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.00%) SAS
6 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.67%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.33%) Camunda
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) Jetty
8 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Figma
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) Sketch
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.00%) Cloudability
2 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 63 (21.00%) AWS
2 55 (18.33%) Azure
3 35 (11.67%) GCP
4 21 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (3.67%) Serverless
6 10 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.00%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.67%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (1.67%) Apigee
9 5 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.33%) GitHub
11 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (1.00%) AWS Step Functions
11 3 (1.00%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.67%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.00%) DNS
2 8 (2.67%) Firewall
3 6 (2.00%) DHCP
3 6 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.33%) Skype
4 4 (1.33%) WAN
5 3 (1.00%) FTP
5 3 (1.00%) LAN
5 3 (1.00%) SAN
5 3 (1.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.00%) WebEx
5 3 (1.00%) Wireless
6 2 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.67%) HTTP
6 2 (0.67%) NAS
6 2 (0.67%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.67%) VoIP
6 2 (0.67%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.67%) Big Data
3 9 (3.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.67%) BigQuery
7 5 (1.67%) Data Lake
7 5 (1.67%) MS Access
7 5 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.00%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.67%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.67%) Redis
9 2 (0.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 31 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.00%) Maven
4 11 (3.67%) Subversion
5 9 (3.00%) Hudson
6 8 (2.67%) JIRA
7 4 (1.33%) GitLab
8 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.00%) Gradle
8 3 (1.00%) webpack
9 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.67%) ERwin
10 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.33%) JUnit
10 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.33%) Selenium
10 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 300 (100.00%) Finance
2 100 (33.33%) Banking
3 80 (26.67%) Social Skills
4 68 (22.67%) Legal
5 42 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (13.00%) Investment Banking
7 24 (8.00%) Front Office
8 10 (3.33%) Billing
9 8 (2.67%) Documentation Skills
9 8 (2.67%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (2.67%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (2.00%) Back Office
10 6 (2.00%) Marketing
10 6 (2.00%) Retail
11 2 (0.67%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (0.67%) International Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (27.00%) Developer
2 53 (17.67%) Analyst
3 47 (15.67%) Architect
4 35 (11.67%) Java Developer
5 33 (11.00%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.00%) AWS Architect
7 17 (5.67%) Azure Engineer
8 16 (5.33%) Banking Analyst
8 16 (5.33%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (5.00%) Consultant
9 15 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 15 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
9 15 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 12 (4.00%) Risk Business Analyst
10 12 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (3.67%) C++ Developer
11 11 (3.67%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.33%) Spring
2 18 (6.00%) Node.js
3 17 (5.67%) .NET
4 16 (5.33%) React
5 14 (4.67%) CSS
6 13 (4.33%) HTML
6 13 (4.33%) REST
7 11 (3.67%) Middleware
8 9 (3.00%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.00%) Kafka
9 7 (2.33%) JMS
9 7 (2.33%) Spring Boot
10 6 (2.00%) Swagger
10 6 (2.00%) Web Services
11 5 (1.67%) RESTful
11 5 (1.67%) YAML
12 4 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (1.33%) GraphQL
12 4 (1.33%) JSON
12 4 (1.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 72 (24.00%) Hedge funds
2 28 (9.33%) Market Risk
3 21 (7.00%) Derivative
4 17 (5.67%) Cloud Native
5 14 (4.67%) Equities
6 12 (4.00%) User Experience
7 11 (3.67%) Fixed Income
8 10 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (3.33%) Legacy Systems
8 10 (3.33%) Reference Data
9 9 (3.00%) Enterprise Cloud
9 9 (3.00%) Grid Computing
10 8 (2.67%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (2.00%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.67%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.67%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.67%) PMI
12 5 (1.67%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.67%) Windows
2 34 (11.33%) Linux
3 19 (6.33%) Unix
4 6 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.67%) AIX
7 2 (0.67%) Solaris
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (22.00%) Data Protection
3 56 (18.67%) DevOps
4 36 (12.00%) Migration
5 33 (11.00%) AOP
6 32 (10.67%) Project Management
7 30 (10.00%) Scrum
8 29 (9.67%) Analytics
8 29 (9.67%) Microservices
8 29 (9.67%) Risk Management
9 28 (9.33%) Computer Science
10 23 (7.67%) Decision-Making
10 23 (7.67%) Infrastructure as Code
10 23 (7.67%) ITIL
11 21 (7.00%) Mathematics
11 21 (7.00%) SDLC
12 19 (6.33%) Business Analysis
12 19 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (6.33%) Software Engineering
13 18 (6.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.00%) Java
2 62 (20.67%) Python
3 58 (19.33%) SQL
4 27 (9.00%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.33%) Java 8
6 20 (6.67%) C#
6 20 (6.67%) C++
7 13 (4.33%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.33%) C
10 6 (2.00%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.67%) Perl
11 5 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.33%) Scala
12 4 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.00%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.00%) Lua
13 3 (1.00%) PHP
13 3 (1.00%) Ruby
14 2 (0.67%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 44 (14.67%) Degree
2 19 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.33%) CISSP
4 9 (3.00%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.00%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.67%) CISM
6 5 (1.67%) PMP
7 3 (1.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (1.00%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.00%) CCNP
7 3 (1.00%) GIAC
8 2 (0.67%) CRISC
8 2 (0.67%) ISSMP
8 2 (0.67%) MBA
9 1 (0.33%) CCNA
9 1 (0.33%) CCSE
9 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (20.67%) GDPR
2 10 (3.33%) SLA
3 8 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.67%) QA
4 6 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.00%) GRC
5 3 (1.00%) IFRS
5 3 (1.00%) NIST
5 3 (1.00%) PMO
6 2 (0.67%) COBIT
6 2 (0.67%) EMIR
6 2 (0.67%) MiFID
7 1 (0.33%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (12.00%) Docker
2 21 (7.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.67%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.67%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (14.67%) Kubernetes
2 30 (10.00%) Terraform
3 19 (6.33%) Ansible
4 2 (0.67%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.67%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.67%) Kibana
4 2 (0.67%) logstash
4 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.67%) Packer
4 2 (0.67%) SCCM
4 2 (0.67%) vRealize
4 2 (0.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (0.33%) Nessus
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (10.33%) Oracle
2 30 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.67%) Google
4 11 (3.67%) Cisco
5 8 (2.67%) IBM
5 8 (2.67%) VMware
6 6 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.67%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.33%) Splunk
8 4 (1.33%) Symantec
9 3 (1.00%) Avaya
9 3 (1.00%) Dell
9 3 (1.00%) Delphix
9 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.00%) Speakerbus
9 3 (1.00%) Veritas
10 2 (0.67%) Arista
10 2 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.67%) Citrix
10 2 (0.67%) UiPath