Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 427 318 339
Rank change year-on-year -109 +21 +27
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 265 718 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.99% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 418 371
England median daily rate £500 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - +9.89%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £355
90th Percentile £675 £725 £713
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 18
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% - +98.36%
10th Percentile £11.40 £13.85 £8.44
90th Percentile £30.80 £18.78 £21.75
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.31% +3.43% +91.78%

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 22,813 36,095 38,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 36.80% 39.77% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,693 24,006 26,114
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £304 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £478 £470
% change year-on-year -0.52% +1.60% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 780 998 1,016
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.00
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £11.74
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.13
UK median hourly rate £22.36 £22.00 £21.85
% change year-on-year +1.64% +0.71% +4.02%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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 -79 202 £525 -8.70% 90
North of England +23 34 £450 +12.50% 25
Yorkshire +17 28 £400 - 14
South East +74 13 £525 +6.06% 9
Midlands +61 13 £550 +42.39% 5
East Midlands +45 13 £550 +560.66% 1
North East - 4 £575 - 3
South West +3 3 £450 -21.74% 2
North West +18 2 £463 +17.46% 8
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 265 (100.00%) Finance
2 72 (27.17%) Banking
3 71 (26.79%) Change Management
4 68 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (22.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 45 (16.98%) Java
7 43 (16.23%) DevOps
8 39 (14.72%) Windows
9 34 (12.83%) Hedge funds
10 33 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (11.70%) Microsoft
12 28 (10.57%) Python
13 26 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (9.43%) Cisco
15 24 (9.06%) Linux
15 24 (9.06%) SQL
15 24 (9.06%) Azure
15 24 (9.06%) JIRA
15 24 (9.06%) Computer Science
16 22 (8.30%) .NET
16 22 (8.30%) Front Office
17 21 (7.92%) Migration
17 21 (7.92%) Project Delivery
18 20 (7.55%) Git (software)
19 19 (7.17%) Splunk
19 19 (7.17%) Degree
19 19 (7.17%) ITIL
20 18 (6.79%) C#
20 18 (6.79%) VMware
20 18 (6.79%) AWS

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 6 (2.26%) Confluence
2 5 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.89%) Mattermost
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.75%) IIS
3 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.38%) JBoss
4 1 (0.38%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) InVision
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.38%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (3.02%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.51%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.75%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Global One
4 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.38%) RMDS
4 1 (0.38%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.06%) Azure
2 18 (6.79%) AWS
3 14 (5.28%) GitHub
4 13 (4.91%) Office 365
5 8 (3.02%) GCP
6 6 (2.26%) Slack
7 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.13%) IaaS
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.75%) PaaS
8 2 (0.75%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.38%) Serverless
9 1 (0.38%) Stackdriver
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.77%) Firewall
2 9 (3.40%) WAN
3 7 (2.64%) HTTP
4 6 (2.26%) LAN
4 6 (2.26%) MPLS
4 6 (2.26%) VPN
5 5 (1.89%) BGP
5 5 (1.89%) DNS
5 5 (1.89%) EIGRP
5 5 (1.89%) Multicast
5 5 (1.89%) NAS
5 5 (1.89%) OSPF
5 5 (1.89%) Wireless
6 4 (1.51%) Junos
6 4 (1.51%) Network Security
6 4 (1.51%) RIP
6 4 (1.51%) VPLS
7 3 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.13%) Skype
8 2 (0.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.40%) Big Data
4 8 (3.02%) MySQL
4 8 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.51%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.51%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.75%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.75%) HBase
8 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.75%) Power BI
9 1 (0.38%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 24 (9.06%) JIRA
2 20 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.04%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.40%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.02%) Maven
5 8 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.64%) Visual Studio Code
7 6 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (2.26%) Xcode
8 4 (1.51%) GitLab
8 4 (1.51%) InstallShield
8 4 (1.51%) MSI
8 4 (1.51%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.51%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.75%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.75%) CocoaPods
9 2 (0.75%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 265 (100.00%) Finance
2 72 (27.17%) Banking
3 22 (8.30%) Front Office
4 14 (5.28%) Back Office
4 14 (5.28%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.53%) Retail
6 11 (4.15%) Legal
7 6 (2.26%) French Language
8 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.13%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.75%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.75%) German Language
9 2 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (29.06%) Developer
2 56 (21.13%) Analyst
3 25 (9.43%) Architect
4 22 (8.30%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.04%) .NET Developer
5 16 (6.04%) Java Developer
6 14 (5.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (5.28%) C# Developer
6 14 (5.28%) Senior Developer
7 13 (4.91%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.15%) SQL Developer
9 10 (3.77%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 9 (3.40%) IT Analyst
10 9 (3.40%) Security Analyst
11 8 (3.02%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.02%) VB.NET Developer
12 7 (2.64%) Consultant
12 7 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.30%) .NET
2 16 (6.04%) Spring
3 12 (4.53%) JSON
4 11 (4.15%) RESTful
5 10 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 9 (3.40%) CSS
7 8 (3.02%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.02%) HTML
7 8 (3.02%) Web Services
8 7 (2.64%) REST
8 7 (2.64%) XML
9 6 (2.26%) .NET Core
9 6 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.26%) Entity Framework
10 5 (1.89%) LINQ
10 5 (1.89%) React
10 5 (1.89%) RxJS
10 5 (1.89%) SOAP
10 5 (1.89%) WCF
11 4 (1.51%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.83%) Hedge funds
2 33 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.15%) Analytical Mindset
3 11 (4.15%) Derivative
3 11 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.15%) User Experience
4 10 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.40%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.02%) Equities
7 7 (2.64%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.89%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.89%) iPhone
8 5 (1.89%) PMI
8 5 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.51%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.51%) FMCG
10 3 (1.13%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.72%) Windows
2 24 (9.06%) Linux
3 16 (6.04%) Unix
4 14 (5.28%) Windows 10
5 12 (4.53%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.15%) Android
7 10 (3.77%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.64%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.51%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (26.79%) Change Management
2 68 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (22.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 43 (16.23%) DevOps
5 26 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (9.06%) Computer Science
7 21 (7.92%) Migration
7 21 (7.92%) Project Delivery
8 19 (7.17%) ITIL
9 17 (6.42%) Scrum
10 16 (6.04%) TDD
10 16 (6.04%) Test Automation
11 15 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (5.28%) Analytics
12 14 (5.28%) Asset Management
12 14 (5.28%) Project Management
13 12 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (4.53%) Integration Testing
13 12 (4.53%) Kanban
13 12 (4.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.98%) Java
2 28 (10.57%) Python
3 24 (9.06%) SQL
4 18 (6.79%) C#
5 15 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.77%) Java 8
7 9 (3.40%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.02%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.64%) Apple Swift
9 7 (2.64%) VBScript
10 6 (2.26%) Go
10 6 (2.26%) VB
11 5 (1.89%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.13%) C
12 3 (1.13%) C++
12 3 (1.13%) Perl
13 2 (0.75%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.75%) Ruby
13 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.17%) Degree
2 14 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.40%) CCNP
5 5 (1.89%) CCIE
5 5 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.89%) PMP
6 4 (1.51%) CCIE Service Provider
6 4 (1.51%) CCNA
6 4 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.75%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.75%) CCSA
8 2 (0.75%) CCSE
9 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.38%) MBA
9 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.40%) GDPR
2 7 (2.64%) QA
3 5 (1.89%) PMO
3 5 (1.89%) PSD2
4 2 (0.75%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.38%) NIST
System Software
1 15 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.26%) XenApp
4 5 (1.89%) Docker
4 5 (1.89%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.51%) DFS Replication
5 4 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.51%) Xen
5 4 (1.51%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.75%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.38%) RACF
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (6.42%) Ansible
2 11 (4.15%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.02%) SCCM
3 8 (3.02%) Terraform
4 5 (1.89%) Kibana
4 5 (1.89%) Puppet
5 4 (1.51%) Control-M
5 4 (1.51%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (1.51%) OPNET
5 4 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.51%) Perfmon
5 4 (1.51%) SCOM
5 4 (1.51%) WSUS
5 4 (1.51%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.38%) logstash
7 1 (0.38%) Packer
7 1 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.43%) Cisco
3 19 (7.17%) Splunk
4 18 (6.79%) VMware
5 17 (6.42%) SAP
6 16 (6.04%) Citrix
7 12 (4.53%) NetApp
8 10 (3.77%) Google
9 8 (3.02%) Juniper
9 8 (3.02%) Oracle
10 7 (2.64%) EMC
10 7 (2.64%) F5
11 6 (2.26%) Apple
11 6 (2.26%) McAfee
11 6 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.89%) Cadence
12 5 (1.89%) Dell
12 5 (1.89%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.89%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.89%) Tableau