Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 449 319 351
Rank change year-on-year -130 +32 +20
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 225 699 662
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.79% 0.71%
As % of the General category 1.09% 2.01% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 417 357
Median daily rate £513 £550 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +1.85% +2.86%
10th Percentile £350 £375 £350
90th Percentile £675 £709 £725
UK median daily rate £525 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 17
Median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.89% -17.26%
10th Percentile £11.13 £13.85 £15.04
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.78 £21.75
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.03
% change year-on-year +3.31% -4.89% -17.26%

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 20,644 34,820 38,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.74% 39.50% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,178 23,211 25,622
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £305 £285
90th Percentile £694 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £480 £483 £475
% change year-on-year -0.52% +1.58% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 925 1,010
Median hourly rate £23.69 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +2.27% +2.33%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.63 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £24.10 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.55% - +2.83%

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 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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 -94 167 £525 -4.55% 41
North of England +24 33 £475 -6.40% 19
Yorkshire +18 26 £400 -13.51% 10
South East +88 12 £500 +5.26% 10
Midlands +54 9 £600 +39.13%
East Midlands +34 9 £600 +631.71%
North East - 4 £575 - 3
South West +21 3 £450 +2.86% 3
North West +18 3 £475 -19.15% 6
East of England +38 1 £500 - 1
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Finance
2 55 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (23.11%) Java
4 47 (20.89%) Banking
4 47 (20.89%) Change Management
5 35 (15.56%) Windows
5 35 (15.56%) DevOps
5 35 (15.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 33 (14.67%) Microsoft
7 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (12.00%) Computer Science
9 26 (11.56%) Hedge funds
10 25 (11.11%) Degree
10 25 (11.11%) Python
10 25 (11.11%) .NET
11 23 (10.22%) SQL
11 23 (10.22%) Git (software)
12 22 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (9.33%) Azure
13 21 (9.33%) Splunk
13 21 (9.33%) Cisco
14 20 (8.89%) SQL Server
14 20 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
14 20 (8.89%) JIRA
15 19 (8.44%) Spring
15 19 (8.44%) Jenkins
16 18 (8.00%) TDD
16 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (8.00%) Linux
17 16 (7.11%) C#

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 5 (2.22%) Confluence
1 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.78%) Mattermost
3 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.44%) JBoss
5 1 (0.44%) nginx
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.44%) Figma
5 1 (0.44%) InVision
5 1 (0.44%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.78%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.89%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.44%) Global One
4 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.33%) Azure
2 16 (7.11%) AWS
3 11 (4.89%) Office 365
4 9 (4.00%) GitHub
5 4 (1.78%) GCP
5 4 (1.78%) PaaS
5 4 (1.78%) Slack
6 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.89%) IaaS
7 2 (0.89%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.89%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.89%) SaaS
7 2 (0.89%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.44%) Route 53
8 1 (0.44%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.00%) WAN
2 7 (3.11%) Firewall
3 6 (2.67%) HTTP
3 6 (2.67%) LAN
4 4 (1.78%) DNS
4 4 (1.78%) NAS
4 4 (1.78%) Skype
4 4 (1.78%) Wireless
5 3 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.33%) MPLS
5 3 (1.33%) Network Security
5 3 (1.33%) SAN
6 2 (0.89%) BGP
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.89%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.89%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.89%) OSPF
6 2 (0.89%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.89%) VoIP
6 2 (0.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.11%) Big Data
4 6 (2.67%) MySQL
4 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.78%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.78%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.89%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.89%) HBase
8 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.89%) Power BI
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (10.22%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.89%) JIRA
3 19 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.00%) Maven
5 8 (3.56%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.22%) Visual Studio Code
8 4 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.78%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.78%) Xcode
9 3 (1.33%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.33%) CocoaPods
9 3 (1.33%) GitLab
9 3 (1.33%) Gradle
10 2 (0.89%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.89%) MSI
10 2 (0.89%) Subversion
10 2 (0.89%) webpack
10 2 (0.89%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 225 (100.00%) Finance
2 47 (20.89%) Banking
3 16 (7.11%) Front Office
4 13 (5.78%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.89%) Back Office
6 8 (3.56%) Legal
6 8 (3.56%) Retail
7 6 (2.67%) French Language
8 3 (1.33%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (1.33%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.89%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.89%) German Language
9 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (32.00%) Developer
2 51 (22.67%) Analyst
3 19 (8.44%) Architect
3 19 (8.44%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 15 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.22%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (5.78%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (4.89%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
11 8 (3.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.56%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (3.56%) IT Analyst
12 7 (3.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 7 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.11%) IT Support
12 7 (3.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.11%) .NET
2 19 (8.44%) Spring
3 11 (4.89%) AngularJS
4 10 (4.44%) JSON
4 10 (4.44%) RESTful
5 9 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.00%) CSS
6 8 (3.56%) Spring Boot
6 8 (3.56%) XML
7 7 (3.11%) .NET Core
7 7 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (3.11%) Entity Framework
7 7 (3.11%) HTML
7 7 (3.11%) REST
7 7 (3.11%) Web Services
8 6 (2.67%) SOAP
9 5 (2.22%) LINQ
9 5 (2.22%) React
9 5 (2.22%) RxJS
9 5 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.56%) Hedge funds
3 13 (5.78%) Derivative
4 10 (4.44%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (3.56%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.56%) User Experience
6 7 (3.11%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.67%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.22%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.22%) Equities
8 5 (2.22%) iPhone
8 5 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.78%) FMCG
9 4 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.33%) PMI
10 3 (1.33%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.56%) Windows
2 18 (8.00%) Linux
3 14 (6.22%) Unix
4 13 (5.78%) Windows 10
5 10 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.44%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.00%) Android
7 8 (3.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.89%) Change Management
3 35 (15.56%) DevOps
3 35 (15.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 27 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 22 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (8.00%) TDD
8 16 (7.11%) Migration
9 14 (6.22%) Scrum
10 13 (5.78%) Asset Management
10 13 (5.78%) Microservices
10 13 (5.78%) Test Automation
11 12 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (5.33%) ITIL
11 12 (5.33%) Risk Management
11 12 (5.33%) SDLC
12 11 (4.89%) Project Management
12 11 (4.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (23.11%) Java
2 25 (11.11%) Python
3 23 (10.22%) SQL
4 16 (7.11%) C#
5 14 (6.22%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.33%) Java 8
7 9 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.67%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.22%) Go
9 5 (2.22%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.22%) VBScript
10 4 (1.78%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.78%) VB
11 3 (1.33%) C++
11 3 (1.33%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.89%) C
12 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.44%) F#
13 1 (0.44%) Java 9
13 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (11.11%) Degree
2 12 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.67%) CCNP
5 5 (2.22%) CISA
5 5 (2.22%) CISM
5 5 (2.22%) CISSP
5 5 (2.22%) CRISC
5 5 (2.22%) CSSLP
5 5 (2.22%) GIAC
5 5 (2.22%) GSSP-.NET
5 5 (2.22%) GSSP-JAVA
5 5 (2.22%) GWAPT
5 5 (2.22%) ISACA
6 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.89%) CCSA
7 2 (0.89%) CCSE
7 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.44%) QA
2 9 (4.00%) GDPR
3 5 (2.22%) PSD2
4 4 (1.78%) PMO
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.44%) MiFID
5 1 (0.44%) NIST
5 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.22%) Docker
3 5 (2.22%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.78%) XenApp
5 3 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.89%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.89%) Xen
6 2 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.44%) RACF
7 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (6.67%) Ansible
2 13 (5.78%) Kubernetes
3 12 (5.33%) Terraform
4 7 (3.11%) SCCM
5 6 (2.67%) Kibana
6 4 (1.78%) Control-M
6 4 (1.78%) Puppet
7 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.33%) WSUS
8 2 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.89%) logstash
8 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.89%) Packer
8 2 (0.89%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.89%) SCOM
8 2 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.89%) vRealize
8 2 (0.89%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.33%) Cisco
2 21 (9.33%) Splunk
3 14 (6.22%) SAP
4 13 (5.78%) Citrix
4 13 (5.78%) VMware
5 10 (4.44%) Oracle
6 8 (3.56%) Google
7 7 (3.11%) Apple
8 5 (2.22%) EMC
8 5 (2.22%) F5
8 5 (2.22%) MuleSoft
8 5 (2.22%) Netsparker
9 4 (1.78%) BMC
9 4 (1.78%) Cadence
9 4 (1.78%) Dedrone
9 4 (1.78%) Dell
9 4 (1.78%) NetApp
9 4 (1.78%) Tableau
9 4 (1.78%) Tanium