Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 322 347
Rank change year-on-year -36 +25 -6
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 639 621 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.75% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.84% 1.93% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 398 402
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £319 £375 £332
90th Percentile £713 £713 £669
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +9.95% +11.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 1
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +120.31% -34.75%
10th Percentile £18.05 £16.00 £10.04
90th Percentile £21.75 £23.00 £10.85
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £10.44
% change year-on-year -6.52% +120.31% -34.75%

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 34,651 32,126 36,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.64% 38.54% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,857 21,200 24,446
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £297 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 829 905
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.10% -6.82% +19.24%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.29 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.60 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% -9.09% +22.22%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -34 522 £550 - 255
South East -36 41 £525 +10.53% 7
North of England -8 32 £500 +25.00% 15
Yorkshire +16 26 £425 +9.32% 4
Midlands -2 23 £82 -77.06% 3
East Midlands +15 21 £82 -75.88% 1
South West +10 12 £413 +15.38% 5
East of England +3 9 £413 +175.00% 6
North West -41 5 £500 +25.00% 9
West Midlands -26 2 - - 2
North East +2 1 £550 - 2
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 639 (100.00%) Finance
2 243 (38.03%) Banking
3 154 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (21.44%) SQL
5 119 (18.62%) Java
6 103 (16.12%) C#
7 101 (15.81%) Microsoft
8 98 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
9 91 (14.24%) .NET
10 84 (13.15%) Linux
11 77 (12.05%) Windows
12 74 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
13 69 (10.80%) SQL Server
14 68 (10.64%) Change Management
14 68 (10.64%) DevOps
15 64 (10.02%) Hedge funds
16 62 (9.70%) JavaScript
17 59 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
18 56 (8.76%) Project Management
19 55 (8.61%) Web Services
19 55 (8.61%) ASP.NET
19 55 (8.61%) TDD
20 54 (8.45%) Front Office
20 54 (8.45%) Unix
20 54 (8.45%) Analytics
21 52 (8.14%) MVC
22 51 (7.98%) Python
23 50 (7.82%) Equities
23 50 (7.82%) Test Automation
24 48 (7.51%) Oracle

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 21 (3.29%) Tomcat
2 18 (2.82%) Confluence
3 17 (2.66%) JBoss
4 13 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.56%) Apache
6 9 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.25%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.10%) IIS
9 6 (0.94%) CMS
10 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.78%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.78%) SAS
11 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 59 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.54%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) InVision
6 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Actimize
2 5 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.47%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.31%) Sonata
5 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.16%) Summit
5 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.50%) Office 365
4 14 (2.19%) OpenShift
5 9 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (1.41%) PaaS
6 8 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (1.10%) Route 53
8 6 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (0.94%) CloudFront
8 6 (0.94%) Serverless
8 6 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.47%) GitHub
9 3 (0.47%) npm
9 3 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.60%) FTP
2 21 (3.29%) Internet
3 18 (2.82%) LAN
4 17 (2.66%) DNS
4 17 (2.66%) WAN
5 14 (2.19%) SAN
6 11 (1.72%) Firewall
6 11 (1.72%) HTTP
6 11 (1.72%) VPN
6 11 (1.72%) Wireless
7 8 (1.25%) DHCP
7 8 (1.25%) Network Security
8 7 (1.10%) WLAN
9 6 (0.94%) BGP
9 6 (0.94%) MPLS
9 6 (0.94%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.94%) VoIP
10 5 (0.78%) DWDM
10 5 (0.78%) OSPF
10 5 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (5.32%) Blockchain
4 31 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (4.38%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.97%) Siebel EIM
7 15 (2.35%) DB2
8 14 (2.19%) Big Data
9 12 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.41%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.10%) MySQL
11 7 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.94%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.94%) MS Access
12 6 (0.94%) Power BI
13 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (6.26%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 31 (4.85%) JIRA
4 16 (2.50%) Selenium
5 15 (2.35%) Maven
6 13 (2.03%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.72%) webpack
8 8 (1.25%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.10%) Grunt
9 7 (1.10%) gulp
10 6 (0.94%) GitLab
10 6 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.94%) Subversion
10 6 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.78%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.78%) JUnit
11 5 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 639 (100.00%) Finance
2 243 (38.03%) Banking
3 54 (8.45%) Front Office
4 44 (6.89%) Investment Banking
5 36 (5.63%) Retail
6 14 (2.19%) Legal
7 11 (1.72%) Back Office
8 9 (1.41%) Billing
8 9 (1.41%) Law
8 9 (1.41%) Marketing
9 4 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.47%) French Language
10 3 (0.47%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (32.39%) Developer
2 110 (17.21%) Analyst
3 60 (9.39%) C# Developer
4 49 (7.67%) .NET Developer
5 38 (5.95%) Project Manager
6 36 (5.63%) Java Developer
7 34 (5.32%) Business Analyst
7 34 (5.32%) Consultant
8 32 (5.01%) ASP.NET Developer
9 31 (4.85%) Architect
10 30 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 27 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
12 24 (3.76%) Administrator
13 21 (3.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (2.97%) Network Engineer
15 18 (2.82%) Senior Developer
15 18 (2.82%) Service Analyst
16 17 (2.66%) Full Stack Developer
16 17 (2.66%) Linux Administrator
17 16 (2.50%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.24%) .NET
2 55 (8.61%) ASP.NET
2 55 (8.61%) Web Services
3 47 (7.36%) REST
4 44 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (6.42%) WCF
6 40 (6.26%) HTML
7 36 (5.63%) Kendo UI
8 35 (5.48%) AngularJS
9 32 (5.01%) XML
10 28 (4.38%) CSS
11 27 (4.23%) SOAP
12 26 (4.07%) HTML5
12 26 (4.07%) Node.js
13 19 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (2.82%) RESTful
15 16 (2.50%) LDAP
15 16 (2.50%) React
16 15 (2.35%) Kafka
17 14 (2.19%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (10.02%) Hedge funds
3 50 (7.82%) Equities
4 34 (5.32%) Fintech
4 34 (5.32%) Fixed Income
5 33 (5.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (4.07%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (2.19%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.03%) Computer Science
10 13 (2.03%) SWIFT
10 13 (2.03%) User Experience
11 11 (1.72%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.56%) Mainframe
12 10 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.25%) Credit Risk
14 7 (1.10%) Derivative
15 6 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (13.15%) Linux
2 77 (12.05%) Windows
3 54 (8.45%) Unix
4 22 (3.44%) AIX
5 18 (2.82%) Solaris
6 16 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.56%) Android
8 8 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.94%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.78%) zOS
12 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.31%) VMS
14 1 (0.16%) HPUX
14 1 (0.16%) NetWare
14 1 (0.16%) SUSE
14 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
3 68 (10.64%) Change Management
3 68 (10.64%) DevOps
4 56 (8.76%) Project Management
5 55 (8.61%) TDD
6 54 (8.45%) Analytics
7 52 (8.14%) MVC
8 50 (7.82%) Test Automation
9 47 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (6.89%) Investment Management
11 42 (6.57%) Migration
12 41 (6.42%) Microservices
13 38 (5.95%) Asset Management
14 35 (5.48%) OO
14 35 (5.48%) SDLC
15 31 (4.85%) AOP
15 31 (4.85%) Unit Testing
16 30 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 137 (21.44%) SQL
2 119 (18.62%) Java
3 103 (16.12%) C#
4 62 (9.70%) JavaScript
5 51 (7.98%) Python
6 27 (4.23%) Ruby
7 26 (4.07%) Bash Shell
7 26 (4.07%) Perl
8 17 (2.66%) C++
8 17 (2.66%) Shell Script
8 17 (2.66%) VBA
9 15 (2.35%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.88%) Korn
11 11 (1.72%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
12 10 (1.56%) BeanShell
13 9 (1.41%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.25%) Java 8
14 8 (1.25%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.10%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (6.57%) Degree
2 19 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (2.35%) CCNP
4 11 (1.72%) PhD
4 11 (1.72%) Siebel Certification
5 9 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.41%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.25%) CISSP
7 7 (1.10%) CCNA
7 7 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.94%) CCIE
8 6 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.94%) PMP
9 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.47%) CCDP
10 3 (0.47%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 3 (0.47%) ISEB
10 3 (0.47%) MBA
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.51%) QA
2 18 (2.82%) PMO
3 12 (1.88%) MiFID
4 9 (1.41%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.10%) EMIR
5 7 (1.10%) GDPR
5 7 (1.10%) SEPA
5 7 (1.10%) SLA
6 4 (0.63%) GCP
6 4 (0.63%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.63%) PSD2
7 2 (0.31%) IFRS
8 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.16%) COREP
8 1 (0.16%) GAAP
8 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.16%) P3O
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.23%) Docker
3 11 (1.72%) Firmware
4 6 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.31%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.31%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (4.07%) Puppet
2 22 (3.44%) Ansible
3 20 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.72%) CFEngine
4 11 (1.72%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.56%) SCCM
6 8 (1.25%) Terraform
7 6 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.94%) Sysdig
8 4 (0.63%) CASB
8 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.31%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.31%) Nagios
9 2 (0.31%) PingFederate
9 2 (0.31%) WSUS
10 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 101 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.51%) Oracle
3 31 (4.85%) Cisco
4 21 (3.29%) Bloomberg
4 21 (3.29%) Capita
5 20 (3.13%) IBM
5 20 (3.13%) Reuters
6 19 (2.97%) Siebel
7 18 (2.82%) F5
7 18 (2.82%) ServiceNow
8 13 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.88%) HP
10 11 (1.72%) SaltStack
11 10 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.56%) Splunk
12 9 (1.41%) Citrix
13 8 (1.25%) CyberArk
13 8 (1.25%) Google
13 8 (1.25%) RapidMiner
13 8 (1.25%) VMware