Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 316 352
Rank change year-on-year -15 +36 -31
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 716 758 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.81% 0.69%
As % of the General category 2.07% 2.03% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 450 417
England median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £385 £305
90th Percentile £738 £719 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 14
England median hourly rate £18.70 £15.86 £9.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.91% +75.93% -57.10%
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £15.86 £9.02
% change year-on-year +17.91% +75.93% -57.10%

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 34,617 37,325 35,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.40% 39.68% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,113 25,023 23,745
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 820 865
England median hourly rate £24.06 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.67% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.12 £11.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.85 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.00% -

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in England

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Financial Institution in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Institution in England

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Institution in England

Financial Institution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution in England.

Contractor 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 20 November 2018. 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 -21 562 £575 +4.55% 81
North of England -7 58 £430 -4.44% 20
Yorkshire +5 40 £400 -11.11% 6
South East -39 38 £450 - 11
South West -1 33 £575 +4.55% 1
Midlands +3 20 £386 -2.22% 3
North West -16 13 £440 -2.22% 11
West Midlands -10 11 £450 +63.64% 2
East Midlands +6 9 £83 -83.83% 1
North East - 5 £650 - 3
East of England -2 2 - - 3
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 716 (100.00%) Finance
2 216 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (28.91%) Banking
4 129 (18.02%) SQL
5 120 (16.76%) Java
6 116 (16.20%) Change Management
7 100 (13.97%) Microsoft
8 97 (13.55%) C#
9 94 (13.13%) Windows
10 90 (12.57%) Oracle
10 90 (12.57%) DevOps
11 83 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
11 83 (11.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 80 (11.17%) Linux
13 79 (11.03%) SQL Server
14 77 (10.75%) Python
15 71 (9.92%) Project Management
16 67 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
17 66 (9.22%) Migration
18 63 (8.80%) JavaScript
18 63 (8.80%) Degree
19 60 (8.38%) .NET
20 59 (8.24%) Investment Banking
21 58 (8.10%) Front Office
21 58 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
22 55 (7.68%) HTML
22 55 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
23 54 (7.54%) Unix
24 52 (7.26%) TDD
24 52 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure

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 23 (3.21%) SAS
2 17 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.40%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.26%) Confluence
4 9 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.56%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.42%) GemFire
7 3 (0.42%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.28%) CMS
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.70%) SPSS
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.28%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (1.82%) Actimize
2 9 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.56%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.28%) Eikon
5 2 (0.28%) Kondor
5 2 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.14%) Endur
6 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 83 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.35%) PaaS
4 23 (3.21%) Office 365
5 18 (2.51%) IaaS
6 12 (1.68%) GitHub
6 12 (1.68%) OpenShift
6 12 (1.68%) SaaS
7 11 (1.54%) Datadog
8 6 (0.84%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.56%) Yammer
11 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.42%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.09%) Internet
1 15 (2.09%) SAN
2 14 (1.96%) Firewall
3 13 (1.82%) VPN
4 11 (1.54%) NAS
5 10 (1.40%) LAN
5 10 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.40%) WAN
6 9 (1.26%) Wireless
7 8 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (0.84%) DNS
9 5 (0.70%) Broadband
9 5 (0.70%) Intranet
9 5 (0.70%) Network Security
10 4 (0.56%) Skype
11 3 (0.42%) DMZ
11 3 (0.42%) FTP
12 2 (0.28%) HTTP
12 2 (0.28%) VoIP
12 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (3.49%) Big Data
4 21 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.65%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.82%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.54%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.40%) Blockchain
10 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (0.98%) DB2
13 6 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.70%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (0.56%) Redis
15 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (7.26%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.87%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.35%) Maven
4 20 (2.79%) JIRA
5 19 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (2.37%) Selenium
6 17 (2.37%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.54%) SpecFlow
7 11 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (1.26%) Subversion
9 8 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.98%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.70%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.70%) Gradle
11 5 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.56%) Ant
12 4 (0.56%) JUnit
12 4 (0.56%) webpack
12 4 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 716 (100.00%) Finance
2 207 (28.91%) Banking
3 59 (8.24%) Investment Banking
4 58 (8.10%) Front Office
5 30 (4.19%) Back Office
5 30 (4.19%) Retail
6 15 (2.09%) Legal
7 10 (1.40%) Marketing
8 6 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.56%) Billing
10 3 (0.42%) International Banking
10 3 (0.42%) Publishing
11 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.28%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 210 (29.33%) Developer
2 118 (16.48%) Analyst
3 55 (7.68%) C# Developer
4 50 (6.98%) Architect
5 48 (6.70%) Project Manager
6 46 (6.42%) Java Developer
7 40 (5.59%) Business Analyst
7 40 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 32 (4.47%) Consultant
8 32 (4.47%) SQL Developer
9 31 (4.33%) .NET Developer
10 28 (3.91%) Senior Developer
11 20 (2.79%) Security Manager
12 19 (2.65%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (2.51%) Support Engineer
14 17 (2.37%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 16 (2.23%) C++ Developer
16 14 (1.96%) Desktop Support
16 14 (1.96%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (8.38%) .NET
2 55 (7.68%) HTML
3 44 (6.15%) XML
4 36 (5.03%) Web Services
5 32 (4.47%) Middleware
6 29 (4.05%) CSS
7 28 (3.91%) React
8 27 (3.77%) AngularJS
8 27 (3.77%) Spring
9 22 (3.07%) JMS
9 22 (3.07%) JSON
9 22 (3.07%) REST
10 21 (2.93%) HTML5
11 20 (2.79%) LINQ
12 19 (2.65%) ASP.NET
13 18 (2.51%) RESTful
13 18 (2.51%) WPF
14 15 (2.09%) .NET Framework
15 14 (1.96%) WCF
16 13 (1.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.98%) Hedge funds
3 34 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.61%) Equities
4 33 (4.61%) Fixed Income
5 29 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.21%) User Experience
7 20 (2.79%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.79%) Fintech
8 16 (2.23%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (2.23%) Derivative
9 15 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
11 11 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.54%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.26%) OTC Derivatives
13 8 (1.12%) Replication
13 8 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.13%) Windows
2 80 (11.17%) Linux
3 54 (7.54%) Unix
4 22 (3.07%) Windows 10
5 17 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.23%) Solaris
6 16 (2.23%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.09%) Android
8 12 (1.68%) Windows Server
9 11 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.26%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (0.70%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.56%) AIX
13 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
14 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.14%) Debian
14 1 (0.14%) HPUX
14 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (16.20%) Change Management
3 90 (12.57%) DevOps
4 83 (11.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 71 (9.92%) Project Management
6 67 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
7 66 (9.22%) Migration
8 55 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (7.26%) TDD
10 49 (6.84%) Scrum
11 47 (6.56%) Analytics
11 47 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
12 45 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (6.01%) Multithreading
14 39 (5.45%) Risk Management
15 38 (5.31%) Asset Management
16 33 (4.61%) OO
17 30 (4.19%) Continuous Delivery
17 30 (4.19%) SDLC
18 29 (4.05%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 129 (18.02%) SQL
2 120 (16.76%) Java
3 97 (13.55%) C#
4 77 (10.75%) Python
5 63 (8.80%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.42%) Bash Shell
7 38 (5.31%) C++
8 35 (4.89%) Perl
8 35 (4.89%) Ruby
9 21 (2.93%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.23%) Groovy
11 14 (1.96%) Java 8
11 14 (1.96%) Scala
12 13 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.40%) VBA
15 9 (1.26%) Go
15 9 (1.26%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.12%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (8.80%) Degree
2 17 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.96%) AWS Certification
5 12 (1.68%) CISSP
6 11 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.40%) CISM
7 10 (1.40%) MCSE
8 9 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.70%) ISSMP
10 5 (0.70%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.70%) PhD
11 4 (0.56%) CCSA
11 4 (0.56%) CISA
11 4 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.56%) CRISC
12 3 (0.42%) CCNP
12 3 (0.42%) PMP
12 3 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.19%) PMO
2 26 (3.63%) QA
3 17 (2.37%) SLA
4 13 (1.82%) GDPR
5 9 (1.26%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.12%) IFRS
6 8 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.12%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (0.98%) MiFID
8 6 (0.84%) IFRS 9
8 6 (0.84%) SEPA
9 4 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.42%) PSD2
10 3 (0.42%) TARGET2
11 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.28%) EMIR
12 1 (0.14%) COBIT
12 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 46 (6.42%) Docker
2 36 (5.03%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.54%) NFS
5 9 (1.26%) vSphere
6 7 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.42%) XenApp
11 2 (0.28%) Firmware
11 2 (0.28%) KVM
12 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (4.33%) Kubernetes
1 31 (4.33%) Terraform
2 27 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (3.63%) Ansible
4 18 (2.51%) SCCM
5 17 (2.37%) Puppet
6 11 (1.54%) Suricata
7 6 (0.84%) Nagios
7 6 (0.84%) NetApp OnCommand
8 5 (0.70%) PowerCLI
8 5 (0.70%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.56%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.42%) Consul
10 3 (0.42%) Kibana
10 3 (0.42%) logstash
10 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.42%) Packer
10 3 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.42%) vRealize
Vendors
1 100 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 90 (12.57%) Oracle
3 37 (5.17%) VMware
4 25 (3.49%) IBM
5 22 (3.07%) Splunk
6 21 (2.93%) Tableau
7 17 (2.37%) Sybase
8 16 (2.23%) Cisco
8 16 (2.23%) Citrix
8 16 (2.23%) Google
8 16 (2.23%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.23%) SAP
9 14 (1.96%) Qualys
10 12 (1.68%) NetApp
11 11 (1.54%) Apple
11 11 (1.54%) HP
12 10 (1.40%) Bloomberg
12 10 (1.40%) Blue Prism
12 10 (1.40%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.26%) Informatica