Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 353 319
Rank change year-on-year +16 -34 +38
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 682 568 736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.90% 1.73% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 361 477
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £263
90th Percentile £713 £663 £663
UK median daily rate £541 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 3
England median hourly rate £18.10 £9.13 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.36% -55.49% +51.85%
10th Percentile £8.44 £8.44 £16.26
90th Percentile £21.75 £17.63 £48.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £9.13 £20.50
% change year-on-year +91.78% -55.49% +51.85%

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 35,848 32,771 38,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.45% 37.10% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,979 21,789 24,970
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £281 £269 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £427
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.32% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 854 1,025
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.88%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.10 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £25.06 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +0.23% -9.09% +20.35%

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 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

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 20 February 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 +13 544 £550 +4.27% 134
South East +1 58 £500 +11.11% 10
North of England +41 35 £431 +7.48% 14
Yorkshire +17 25 £425 -3.13% 3
Midlands -2 24 £90 -34.55% 9
East Midlands -4 22 £88 -34.21% 4
East of England -3 11 £298 +98.33% 3
South West +13 10 £525 +23.53% 7
North West +1 10 £650 +85.71% 9
West Midlands +9 2 £275 -34.52% 5
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 682 (100.00%) Finance
2 236 (34.60%) Banking
3 175 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (20.53%) SQL
5 129 (18.91%) Java
6 110 (16.13%) C#
7 89 (13.05%) Analytics
8 86 (12.61%) Microsoft
9 85 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
10 83 (12.17%) .NET
11 81 (11.88%) Front Office
12 76 (11.14%) Windows
13 75 (11.00%) Linux
14 70 (10.26%) Project Management
15 67 (9.82%) Unix
16 66 (9.68%) JavaScript
16 66 (9.68%) Oracle
17 65 (9.53%) DevOps
18 62 (9.09%) Degree
19 59 (8.65%) Investment Banking
20 58 (8.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 54 (7.92%) ASP.NET
22 51 (7.48%) Test Automation
23 50 (7.33%) Python
23 50 (7.33%) SQL Server
24 47 (6.89%) TDD
25 46 (6.74%) MVC
26 45 (6.60%) OO
27 44 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
28 43 (6.30%) 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 14 (2.05%) Tomcat
2 13 (1.91%) JBoss
3 11 (1.61%) Confluence
4 9 (1.32%) Apache
4 9 (1.32%) SAS
5 8 (1.17%) WordPress
6 7 (1.03%) CMS
7 6 (0.88%) MQSeries
8 5 (0.73%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.73%) IIS
8 5 (0.73%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 34 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.15%) InVision
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.73%) Actimize
3 5 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.44%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.29%) Eikon
6 2 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.29%) Kondor
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.29%) Sonata
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.17%) Office 365
5 7 (1.03%) IaaS
5 7 (1.03%) OpenShift
5 7 (1.03%) PaaS
5 7 (1.03%) SaaS
6 5 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.29%) Datadog
7 2 (0.29%) npm
7 2 (0.29%) OpenDNS
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.35%) Wireless
2 15 (2.20%) Internet
3 13 (1.91%) Firewall
4 12 (1.76%) WAN
5 9 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.17%) DNS
6 8 (1.17%) LAN
6 8 (1.17%) VPN
7 7 (1.03%) DHCP
7 7 (1.03%) Network Security
7 7 (1.03%) SAN
8 6 (0.88%) ATM
8 6 (0.88%) FTP
8 6 (0.88%) SMS
8 6 (0.88%) WLAN
9 5 (0.73%) VoIP
10 4 (0.59%) BGP
10 4 (0.59%) MPLS
10 4 (0.59%) SSL
11 3 (0.44%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (2.93%) Big Data
5 13 (1.91%) Hadoop
5 13 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.47%) Blockchain
7 8 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.17%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.17%) MySQL
7 8 (1.17%) QlikView
8 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.88%) MS Access
10 5 (0.73%) GIS
10 5 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.59%) Redis
11 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.69%) JIRA
3 24 (3.52%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.37%) Selenium
5 15 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.91%) Maven
7 10 (1.47%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.47%) SpecFlow
7 10 (1.47%) Subversion
8 8 (1.17%) MSBuild
9 7 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.03%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.73%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.73%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.59%) ANTLR
11 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 682 (100.00%) Finance
2 236 (34.60%) Banking
3 81 (11.88%) Front Office
4 59 (8.65%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.96%) Retail
6 17 (2.49%) Marketing
7 13 (1.91%) Legal
8 12 (1.76%) Back Office
9 9 (1.32%) Law
10 8 (1.17%) Brand Awareness
11 5 (0.73%) French Language
11 5 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.44%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.44%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Billing
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Games
13 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 205 (30.06%) Developer
2 148 (21.70%) Analyst
3 65 (9.53%) C# Developer
4 57 (8.36%) Business Analyst
5 50 (7.33%) .NET Developer
6 41 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 32 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 30 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
10 29 (4.25%) Consultant
11 27 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 21 (3.08%) Quantitative Developer
13 21 (3.08%) Service Analyst
14 19 (2.79%) Administrator
15 18 (2.64%) Architect
16 17 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
16 17 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
17 16 (2.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (12.17%) .NET
2 54 (7.92%) ASP.NET
3 38 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 38 (5.57%) WCF
4 37 (5.43%) HTML
5 31 (4.55%) REST
6 26 (3.81%) SOAP
7 25 (3.67%) Kendo UI
7 25 (3.67%) Web Services
8 24 (3.52%) CSS
9 23 (3.37%) AngularJS
9 23 (3.37%) XML
10 22 (3.23%) Node.js
11 21 (3.08%) HTML5
12 18 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (2.20%) J2EE
13 15 (2.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 13 (1.91%) RESTful
15 12 (1.76%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (1.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (8.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 38 (5.57%) Hedge funds
4 37 (5.43%) Equities
5 28 (4.11%) Fintech
6 27 (3.96%) Fixed Income
7 24 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 22 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 22 (3.23%) Market Risk
9 20 (2.93%) Data Centre
9 20 (2.93%) Derivative
10 18 (2.64%) Credit Risk
11 16 (2.35%) Virtual Team
12 15 (2.20%) SWIFT
13 14 (2.05%) User Experience
14 13 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.61%) Mobile App
16 10 (1.47%) Client/Server
17 9 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (11.14%) Windows
2 75 (11.00%) Linux
3 67 (9.82%) Unix
4 17 (2.49%) AIX
5 15 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.05%) Solaris
6 14 (2.05%) Windows 10
7 12 (1.76%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.17%) SUSE
9 7 (1.03%) Android
9 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.73%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (13.05%) Analytics
3 70 (10.26%) Project Management
4 65 (9.53%) DevOps
5 51 (7.48%) Test Automation
6 47 (6.89%) TDD
7 46 (6.74%) MVC
8 45 (6.60%) OO
9 44 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (6.16%) SDLC
10 42 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 40 (5.87%) Investment Management
12 39 (5.72%) Risk Management
13 34 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (4.84%) Change Management
14 33 (4.84%) Cybersecurity
14 33 (4.84%) Mathematics
15 31 (4.55%) Release Management
16 30 (4.40%) Migration
16 30 (4.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 140 (20.53%) SQL
2 129 (18.91%) Java
3 110 (16.13%) C#
4 66 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 50 (7.33%) Python
6 43 (6.30%) C++
7 36 (5.28%) Perl
8 25 (3.67%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.64%) Bash Shell
10 16 (2.35%) Ruby
10 16 (2.35%) VBA
11 14 (2.05%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.91%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.76%) Korn
13 12 (1.76%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.32%) Scala
16 8 (1.17%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.03%) BeanShell
18 6 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (9.09%) Degree
2 29 (4.25%) PhD
3 25 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.49%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.76%) CCNP
7 11 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (1.32%) CISSP
8 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.17%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.17%) PMP
10 7 (1.03%) CCNA
10 7 (1.03%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.88%) CCIE
12 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 3 (0.44%) MCSE
14 2 (0.29%) OCA
14 2 (0.29%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.87%) QA
2 19 (2.79%) MiFID
3 18 (2.64%) EMIR
4 14 (2.05%) GDPR
5 12 (1.76%) PMO
6 11 (1.61%) Data Quality
7 9 (1.32%) SLA
8 7 (1.03%) SEPA
9 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.88%) PSD2
10 4 (0.59%) Basel II
11 3 (0.44%) IFRS
11 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.29%) GCP
12 2 (0.29%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.15%) COREP
13 1 (0.15%) GAAP
13 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 33 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.37%) Docker
3 8 (1.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (0.88%) Firmware
4 6 (0.88%) NFS
5 5 (0.73%) Samba
5 5 (0.73%) SRDF
5 5 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.73%) Veritas File System
6 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.44%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.44%) vSphere
8 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.15%) XenApp
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.49%) Ansible
1 17 (2.49%) SCCM
2 12 (1.76%) Puppet
3 11 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.03%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.88%) CFEngine
6 5 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.73%) Terraform
6 5 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.59%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.44%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.44%) Control-M
9 2 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.29%) Nagios
10 1 (0.15%) Consul
10 1 (0.15%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.15%) Marathon
Vendors
1 86 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.68%) Oracle
3 41 (6.01%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (3.67%) Red Hat
5 23 (3.37%) Bloomberg
6 22 (3.23%) Capita
7 19 (2.79%) Cisco
8 17 (2.49%) HP
8 17 (2.49%) IBM
9 15 (2.20%) Citrix
9 15 (2.20%) RapidMiner
9 15 (2.20%) Reuters
10 13 (1.91%) ServiceNow
10 13 (1.91%) Sybase
11 10 (1.47%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.32%) F5
13 8 (1.17%) EMC
13 8 (1.17%) ION Trading
13 8 (1.17%) Tableau
13 8 (1.17%) Veritas