Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 359 327
Rank change year-on-year +63 -32 +16
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 755 649 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.70% 0.75%
As % of the General category 2.53% 1.85% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 331 400
England median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £400 £300 £375
90th Percentile £700 £700 £713
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +8.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 4
England median hourly rate £19.10 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.16% -6.52% +48.67%
UK median hourly rate £19.10 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.16% -6.52% +48.67%

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 29,788 35,004 32,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.79% 37.68% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,649 23,104 21,371
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £295 £281
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 662 809 833
England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.82% +7.32% -7.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.50 £51.03
UK median hourly rate £29.36 £26.78 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.65% +7.10% -9.09%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +66 609 £550 - 42
North of England +68 87 £463 -7.50% 5
Yorkshire +52 66 £500 +17.65% 3
South East +2 23 £475 -15.56% 6
North West +34 21 £200 -60.00% 1
South West -16 19 £550 +33.33% 2
Midlands +5 16 £550 +570.73% 1
East Midlands +2 9 £550 +570.73%
West Midlands +14 7 £550 - 1
East of England +1 1 - -
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 755 (100.00%) Finance
2 273 (36.16%) Banking
3 222 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (24.37%) Change Management
5 139 (18.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 120 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
6 120 (15.89%) DevOps
7 117 (15.50%) SQL
8 110 (14.57%) Hedge funds
9 104 (13.77%) Java
10 100 (13.25%) Cybersecurity
11 85 (11.26%) Microsoft
12 81 (10.73%) Python
12 81 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
12 81 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 78 (10.33%) Windows
14 77 (10.20%) Degree
15 74 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
16 72 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
17 71 (9.40%) .NET
17 71 (9.40%) Migration
18 70 (9.27%) Project Management
19 69 (9.14%) C#
20 65 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
21 62 (8.21%) QA
22 61 (8.08%) Jenkins
23 57 (7.55%) Scrum
23 57 (7.55%) Linux
24 54 (7.15%) TDD
25 53 (7.02%) SQL Server

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 13 (1.72%) Apache Spark
1 13 (1.72%) Confluence
2 10 (1.32%) Apache
3 9 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.93%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.79%) Appian
5 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.66%) Mule
6 5 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (0.53%) JBoss
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.53%) SAS
7 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.40%) CMS
8 3 (0.40%) IIS
8 3 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.40%) Sketch
7 2 (0.26%) InVision
7 2 (0.26%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Eikon
1 7 (0.93%) SAP BPC
1 7 (0.93%) SAP CO
1 7 (0.93%) SAP FI
1 7 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.53%) Actimize
2 4 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.53%) Summit
3 1 (0.13%) Kondor
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 120 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (5.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (3.84%) Office 365
5 17 (2.25%) PaaS
6 15 (1.99%) IaaS
7 14 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.85%) Amazon S3
8 13 (1.72%) GitHub
9 12 (1.59%) SaaS
10 11 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (0.93%) AWS OpsWorks
12 7 (0.93%) Stackdriver
13 6 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.70%) Firewall
2 37 (4.90%) WAN
3 23 (3.05%) LAN
4 17 (2.25%) DNS
5 16 (2.12%) VPN
6 13 (1.72%) DHCP
7 12 (1.59%) Multicast
7 12 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.46%) BGP
9 10 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (1.32%) MPLS
10 9 (1.19%) Internet
10 9 (1.19%) SAN
11 8 (1.06%) OSPF
12 7 (0.93%) Network Security
13 6 (0.79%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.79%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 5 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.24%) Big Data
3 25 (3.31%) MySQL
4 22 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 21 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.46%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.19%) Redis
11 7 (0.93%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
12 6 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.66%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 61 (8.08%) Jenkins
2 46 (6.09%) Git (software)
3 30 (3.97%) JIRA
4 19 (2.52%) Bitbucket
5 17 (2.25%) Selenium
6 16 (2.12%) Cucumber
7 14 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.72%) Maven
9 10 (1.32%) Gradle
9 10 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.19%) GitLab
11 8 (1.06%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.06%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.53%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.53%) GoCD
13 4 (0.53%) Travis CI
General
1 755 (100.00%) Finance
2 273 (36.16%) Banking
3 47 (6.23%) Investment Banking
4 43 (5.70%) Front Office
5 40 (5.30%) Retail
6 26 (3.44%) Back Office
7 13 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.32%) Billing
9 8 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.79%) Law
10 6 (0.79%) Legal
11 4 (0.53%) Marketing
11 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.40%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Finance
14 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 181 (23.97%) Developer
2 113 (14.97%) Analyst
3 70 (9.27%) Project Manager
4 65 (8.61%) Architect
5 57 (7.55%) Business Analyst
6 50 (6.62%) Consultant
7 42 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 37 (4.90%) .NET Developer
9 32 (4.24%) C# Developer
10 28 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 27 (3.58%) Network Engineer
12 24 (3.18%) Software Developer
13 23 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 23 (3.05%) SQL Developer
14 19 (2.52%) Security Architect
15 16 (2.12%) Cloud Architect
16 15 (1.99%) Cloud Engineer
16 15 (1.99%) SSIS Developer
17 14 (1.85%) AWS DevOps
17 14 (1.85%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.40%) .NET
2 39 (5.17%) RESTful
3 38 (5.03%) Web Services
4 36 (4.77%) AngularJS
5 32 (4.24%) Middleware
6 30 (3.97%) SOAP
7 28 (3.71%) React
8 25 (3.31%) REST
9 20 (2.65%) HTML
9 20 (2.65%) Spring
10 19 (2.52%) XML
11 13 (1.72%) CSS
11 13 (1.72%) JSON
12 12 (1.59%) Node.js
13 11 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (1.46%) Hibernate
14 10 (1.32%) Angular 2
14 10 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (1.19%) .NET Core
15 9 (1.19%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 110 (14.57%) Hedge funds
2 81 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.11%) Fixed Income
4 25 (3.31%) Public Cloud
5 24 (3.18%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.18%) Equities
6 20 (2.65%) Data Structures
6 20 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.38%) Fintech
9 14 (1.85%) User Experience
9 14 (1.85%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.59%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (1.59%) Derivative
10 12 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.46%) EMC Centera
11 11 (1.46%) EMC VMAX
11 11 (1.46%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.33%) Windows
2 57 (7.55%) Linux
3 22 (2.91%) Windows 10
4 20 (2.65%) Unix
5 13 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.53%) zOS
10 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.40%) Solaris
11 2 (0.26%) Android
12 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (24.37%) Change Management
3 139 (18.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 120 (15.89%) DevOps
5 100 (13.25%) Cybersecurity
6 74 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
7 72 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (9.40%) Migration
9 70 (9.27%) Project Management
10 65 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 57 (7.55%) Scrum
12 54 (7.15%) TDD
13 53 (7.02%) Test Automation
14 50 (6.62%) Analytics
15 48 (6.36%) Risk Management
16 47 (6.23%) PRINCE2
17 43 (5.70%) Continuous Deployment
18 42 (5.56%) BDD
19 40 (5.30%) Computer Science
19 40 (5.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 117 (15.50%) SQL
2 104 (13.77%) Java
3 81 (10.73%) Python
4 69 (9.14%) C#
5 51 (6.75%) JavaScript
6 39 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 26 (3.44%) C++
8 23 (3.05%) Scala
9 18 (2.38%) Java 8
10 16 (2.12%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.85%) R
12 13 (1.72%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.59%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.46%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.46%) Perl
14 11 (1.46%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.32%) Go
16 9 (1.19%) VBA
17 7 (0.93%) Groovy
17 7 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (10.20%) Degree
2 21 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 17 (2.25%) CCNP
5 16 (2.12%) CISSP
6 11 (1.46%) CCIE
6 11 (1.46%) CISM
6 11 (1.46%) PMP
7 10 (1.32%) CISA
7 10 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.19%) GIAC
9 7 (0.93%) GSNA
9 7 (0.93%) SANS
10 6 (0.79%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.66%) CCNA
11 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.66%) PhD
12 4 (0.53%) CCSA
12 4 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.21%) QA
2 16 (2.12%) GDPR
2 16 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.99%) SEPA
4 12 (1.59%) MiFID
4 12 (1.59%) PMO
5 9 (1.19%) PSD2
6 7 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.79%) SLA
8 4 (0.53%) COBIT
8 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.53%) TARGET2
9 3 (0.40%) EMIR
10 2 (0.26%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.26%) COREP
10 2 (0.26%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.26%) FATCA
10 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (4.37%) Docker
2 27 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.53%) ACF2
6 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.53%) RACF
6 4 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.53%) vSphere
7 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.13%) KVM
8 1 (0.13%) NFS
8 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (5.17%) Ansible
2 32 (4.24%) Terraform
3 21 (2.78%) Puppet
4 17 (2.25%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.99%) Control-M
6 13 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.59%) NetBackup
8 11 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (1.19%) SCCM
10 5 (0.66%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.53%) Netcool
11 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 3 (0.40%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.40%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 2 (0.26%) Kibana
13 2 (0.26%) logstash
13 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.26%) Packer
13 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 85 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.36%) Oracle
3 39 (5.17%) Cisco
4 37 (4.90%) VMware
5 32 (4.24%) Google
6 25 (3.31%) Cadence
7 24 (3.18%) CheckPoint
7 24 (3.18%) EMC
8 20 (2.65%) IBM
8 20 (2.65%) SAP
8 20 (2.65%) Splunk
9 19 (2.52%) Citrix
10 18 (2.38%) HP
11 17 (2.25%) Informatica
12 14 (1.85%) ServiceNow
13 13 (1.72%) BMC
13 13 (1.72%) F5
13 13 (1.72%) TIBCO
14 12 (1.59%) NetApp
14 12 (1.59%) Salesforce.com