Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 351 339 326
Rank change year-on-year -12 -13 +33
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 511 710 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.75% 0.80%
As % of the General category 1.77% 1.89% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 414 447
England median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £384
90th Percentile £700 £738 £721
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 10
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £13.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.10% +51.30%
10th Percentile £14.35 £14.04 £8.44
90th Percentile £23.85 £18.70 £18.70
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £15.86
% change year-on-year - +17.91% +75.93%

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 28,933 37,525 40,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.84% 39.74% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,856 24,909 26,999
England median daily rate £493 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £451
% change year-on-year - +5.44% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 895 988 980
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.03% +6.47%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.41 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +6.43%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor 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 19 November 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 -33 346 £550 -4.35% 70
North of England +91 112 £500 +16.28% 16
Yorkshire +97 105 £500 +25.00% 8
Midlands +54 25 £450 +16.50% 1
South East +28 21 £448 -0.56% 6
East Midlands +28 13 £525 +530.63% 1
West Midlands +36 12 £400 -11.11%
North West +1 7 £475 +7.95% 8
South West -30 7 £495 -13.91% 4
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 511 (100.00%) Finance
2 188 (36.79%) Change Management
3 174 (34.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 157 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (28.38%) Banking
6 106 (20.74%) DevOps
7 102 (19.96%) Python
8 67 (13.11%) Hedge funds
9 66 (12.92%) SQL
10 54 (10.57%) Java
11 52 (10.18%) Linux
12 49 (9.59%) Migration
12 49 (9.59%) Windows
12 49 (9.59%) Release Management
13 47 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 46 (9.00%) JIRA
14 46 (9.00%) AWS
15 42 (8.22%) Azure
15 42 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
16 41 (8.02%) Degree
16 41 (8.02%) Microsoft
17 40 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (7.63%) Scrum
18 39 (7.63%) Process Improvement
19 38 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
20 37 (7.24%) Analytics
20 37 (7.24%) Project Management
20 37 (7.24%) C#
21 36 (7.05%) Retail
22 35 (6.85%) Risk Management

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 19 (3.72%) Confluence
2 9 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.57%) Jupyter
3 8 (1.57%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.37%) SAS
5 6 (1.17%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.17%) IIS
6 5 (0.98%) Mattermost
7 4 (0.78%) Apache
7 4 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.39%) WordPress
10 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.20%) Mule
10 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.57%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.39%) Global One
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.39%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.20%) Actimize
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) RMDS
4 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.00%) AWS
2 42 (8.22%) Azure
3 34 (6.65%) Office 365
4 29 (5.68%) GCP
5 21 (4.11%) GitHub
6 8 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.57%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.37%) Slack
8 6 (1.17%) IaaS
9 5 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.98%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.98%) Serverless
10 4 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.59%) AWS OpsWorks
11 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.59%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.50%) Firewall
2 17 (3.33%) WAN
3 11 (2.15%) BGP
4 10 (1.96%) VPN
5 9 (1.76%) HTTP
5 9 (1.76%) LAN
6 8 (1.57%) DNS
6 8 (1.57%) OSPF
7 7 (1.37%) DHCP
7 7 (1.37%) NAS
8 6 (1.17%) EIGRP
8 6 (1.17%) MPLS
8 6 (1.17%) Multicast
9 5 (0.98%) Junos
9 5 (0.98%) VPLS
10 4 (0.78%) Internet
10 4 (0.78%) Network Security
10 4 (0.78%) RIP
10 4 (0.78%) SAN
10 4 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.85%) Big Data
2 26 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (4.70%) SQL Server
4 17 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.74%) BigQuery
6 10 (1.96%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.96%) MySQL
7 8 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.37%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.98%) Pentaho
9 5 (0.98%) Power BI
9 5 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (0.98%) QlikView
10 3 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (9.00%) JIRA
2 35 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 27 (5.28%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (2.74%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.57%) Gradle
8 7 (1.37%) GitLab
8 7 (1.37%) Maven
8 7 (1.37%) Xcode
9 6 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (1.17%) Selenium
10 4 (0.78%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.78%) MSI
10 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.78%) WinDbg
11 3 (0.59%) Grunt
11 3 (0.59%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.59%) webpack
12 2 (0.39%) RStudio
General
1 511 (100.00%) Finance
2 145 (28.38%) Banking
3 36 (7.05%) Retail
4 27 (5.28%) Front Office
5 23 (4.50%) Back Office
6 16 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.94%) Legal
8 5 (0.98%) Law
9 4 (0.78%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Marketing
10 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.39%) German Language
11 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 155 (30.33%) Developer
2 102 (19.96%) Analyst
3 52 (10.18%) Business Analyst
4 49 (9.59%) Project Manager
5 44 (8.61%) Python Developer
6 31 (6.07%) C# Developer
7 30 (5.87%) Architect
8 25 (4.89%) Java Developer
9 18 (3.52%) .NET Developer
10 17 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (3.33%) Consultant
10 17 (3.33%) SQL Developer
11 15 (2.94%) Network Engineer
12 14 (2.74%) IT Analyst
12 14 (2.74%) Security Analyst
12 14 (2.74%) Support Analyst
13 13 (2.54%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (2.54%) Financial Analyst
14 12 (2.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 12 (2.35%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.65%) .NET
2 20 (3.91%) Spring
3 18 (3.52%) AngularJS
4 15 (2.94%) JSON
4 15 (2.94%) RESTful
5 14 (2.74%) React
5 14 (2.74%) Web Services
6 12 (2.35%) HTML
7 11 (2.15%) XML
8 10 (1.96%) CSS
9 9 (1.76%) SOAP
10 8 (1.57%) Middleware
10 8 (1.57%) Node.js
10 8 (1.57%) NumPy
10 8 (1.57%) Pandas
10 8 (1.57%) PySpark
10 8 (1.57%) REST
10 8 (1.57%) scikit-learn
10 8 (1.57%) TIBCO EMS
10 8 (1.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.11%) Hedge funds
2 42 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (3.72%) User Experience
5 13 (2.54%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.54%) Equities
5 13 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.35%) Fixed Income
7 11 (2.15%) PMI
8 8 (1.57%) Analytical Mindset
8 8 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.37%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.37%) Derivative
9 7 (1.37%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.98%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.98%) Wiki
12 4 (0.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.18%) Linux
2 49 (9.59%) Windows
3 21 (4.11%) Unix
4 20 (3.91%) Windows 10
5 14 (2.74%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.54%) Android
7 11 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.15%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (36.79%) Change Management
2 174 (34.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 157 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (20.74%) DevOps
5 49 (9.59%) Migration
5 49 (9.59%) Release Management
6 47 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 40 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (7.63%) Process Improvement
8 39 (7.63%) Scrum
9 38 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (7.24%) Analytics
10 37 (7.24%) Project Management
11 35 (6.85%) Risk Management
12 34 (6.65%) Test Automation
13 29 (5.68%) Cybersecurity
13 29 (5.68%) ITIL
14 27 (5.28%) Kanban
14 27 (5.28%) Use Case
15 26 (5.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 102 (19.96%) Python
2 66 (12.92%) SQL
3 54 (10.57%) Java
4 37 (7.24%) C#
5 25 (4.89%) PowerShell
6 24 (4.70%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.54%) Java 8
9 11 (2.15%) R
10 10 (1.96%) C++
10 10 (1.96%) VBA
11 9 (1.76%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.57%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.37%) Scala
13 7 (1.37%) VBScript
14 6 (1.17%) Go
15 5 (0.98%) Ruby
15 5 (0.98%) VB
16 4 (0.78%) Perl
17 3 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (8.02%) Degree
2 15 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.35%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.96%) CCNP
5 8 (1.57%) CCIE
5 8 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.37%) CCNA
6 7 (1.37%) PMP
7 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.98%) CCIE Service Provider
9 4 (0.78%) CEH
9 4 (0.78%) CISSP
9 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.59%) CCSA
10 3 (0.59%) CCSE
10 3 (0.59%) MCSE
11 2 (0.39%) CISA
11 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.74%) QA
2 10 (1.96%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (1.96%) EMIR
2 10 (1.96%) MiFID
3 9 (1.76%) PMO
4 6 (1.17%) GDPR
5 4 (0.78%) NIST
6 3 (0.59%) PSD2
7 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.39%) SLA
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) COREP
8 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.20%) FINREP
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.20%) ITGC
System Software
1 22 (4.31%) Docker
2 21 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.98%) XenApp
4 5 (0.98%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.78%) DFS Replication
5 4 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.78%) VMware NSX
5 4 (0.78%) Xen
6 3 (0.59%) vSphere
7 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.20%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (5.68%) Ansible
2 20 (3.91%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.54%) Terraform
4 9 (1.76%) SCCM
5 8 (1.57%) Control-M
6 6 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.17%) Puppet
7 5 (0.98%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.98%) OPNET
7 5 (0.98%) SCOM
7 5 (0.98%) WSUS
8 4 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.78%) Perfmon
8 4 (0.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 4 (0.78%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.39%) Salt
9 2 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.07%) VMware
3 28 (5.48%) Cisco
3 28 (5.48%) Splunk
4 27 (5.28%) SAP
5 20 (3.91%) Citrix
6 19 (3.72%) Google
7 17 (3.33%) NetApp
8 15 (2.94%) Oracle
9 14 (2.74%) F5
9 14 (2.74%) Juniper
10 12 (2.35%) EMC
11 10 (1.96%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.76%) Cadence
12 9 (1.76%) Palo Alto
13 8 (1.57%) Apple
13 8 (1.57%) BMC
13 8 (1.57%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.37%) HP
15 6 (1.17%) Dell