Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 320 318 349
Rank change year-on-year -2 +31 -29
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 181 602 717
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.78% 0.76%
As % of the General category 1.56% 2.04% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 461 408
Median daily rate £550 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% -
10th Percentile £400 £363 £367
90th Percentile £675 £700 £713
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.31% +109.86%
10th Percentile £12.06 £12.61 £14.02
90th Percentile £48.40 £18.70 £18.70
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.10
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.31% +109.86%

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 11,618 29,492 37,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.89% 38.32% 40.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,577 19,211 24,924
Median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +0.53%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 883 1,011
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.98 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -0.09% -1.88%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.31 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £28.57 £21.87 £21.15
% change year-on-year +30.61% +3.43% -5.37%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 27 October 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 +9 141 £550 - 28
North of England +10 20 £400 -20.00% 7
North West +90 17 £400 +21.21% 3
South East +162 13 £383 -14.53% 5
Yorkshire -28 3 £425 -15.00% 4
East of England - 3 £500 - 3
South West +105 2 £475 -9.52%
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Finance
2 70 (38.67%) Banking
3 56 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (24.31%) Java
5 38 (20.99%) SQL
6 34 (18.78%) Python
7 28 (15.47%) Firewall
8 24 (13.26%) Risk Management
8 24 (13.26%) Cisco
9 21 (11.60%) Azure
10 19 (10.50%) Windows
10 19 (10.50%) Git (software)
10 19 (10.50%) DevOps
11 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
11 18 (9.94%) Asset Management
12 17 (9.39%) Change Management
12 17 (9.39%) Oracle
12 17 (9.39%) SQL Server
13 16 (8.84%) Linux
13 16 (8.84%) JIRA
14 15 (8.29%) F5
14 15 (8.29%) Microservices
14 15 (8.29%) Kubernetes
15 14 (7.73%) C#
15 14 (7.73%) Blue Coat
15 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (7.73%) AWS
15 14 (7.73%) Java 8
16 13 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (7.18%) Load Balancing

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 7 (3.87%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.31%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.66%) Confluence
5 2 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) MTS
Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.55%) Blender
3 1 (0.55%) Figma
3 1 (0.55%) InDesign
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.60%) Azure
2 14 (7.73%) AWS
3 10 (5.52%) Office 365
4 9 (4.97%) GCP
5 5 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.76%) PaaS
5 5 (2.76%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.66%) IaaS
7 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.55%) Apigee
8 1 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.55%) GitHub
8 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.55%) SaaS
8 1 (0.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Serverless
8 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.47%) Firewall
2 13 (7.18%) Wireless
3 9 (4.97%) DMZ
4 8 (4.42%) DNS
5 7 (3.87%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (3.87%) LAN
5 7 (3.87%) WAN
6 6 (3.31%) Skype
7 4 (2.21%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (2.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (2.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (2.21%) FTP
7 4 (2.21%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.21%) SSL
8 3 (1.66%) Internet
8 3 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.66%) Network Security
8 3 (1.66%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (1.66%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) Tableau
3 6 (3.31%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.76%) MySQL
4 5 (2.76%) Power BI
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.66%) Big Data
6 3 (1.66%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.66%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.10%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) KDB
7 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.10%) MS Access
8 1 (0.55%) QlikView
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.84%) JIRA
3 13 (7.18%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.31%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.76%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.76%) Selenium
6 4 (2.21%) Maven
6 4 (2.21%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.66%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.66%) Subversion
7 3 (1.66%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.55%) Ant
9 1 (0.55%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.55%) GitLab
9 1 (0.55%) Gradle
9 1 (0.55%) Hudson
9 1 (0.55%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 181 (100.00%) Finance
2 70 (38.67%) Banking
3 13 (7.18%) Front Office
4 12 (6.63%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.87%) Legal
6 5 (2.76%) French Language
7 4 (2.21%) International Banking
8 3 (1.66%) Retail
8 3 (1.66%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Back Office
9 2 (1.10%) Law
9 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.10%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.55%) Billing
10 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (33.70%) Developer
2 27 (14.92%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.60%) Analyst
4 20 (11.05%) Network Engineer
5 15 (8.29%) Architect
6 8 (4.42%) Angular Developer
6 8 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.87%) Consultant
8 6 (3.31%) Front Office Developer
8 6 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (3.31%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.76%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (2.76%) Site Engineer
9 5 (2.76%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 4 (2.21%) Applications Architect
10 4 (2.21%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.21%) C++ Developer
10 4 (2.21%) Data Engineer
10 4 (2.21%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.18%) AngularJS
2 12 (6.63%) HTML
2 12 (6.63%) Kafka
3 11 (6.08%) Spring
4 10 (5.52%) CSS
5 8 (4.42%) REST
6 7 (3.87%) .NET
7 6 (3.31%) React
7 6 (3.31%) RESTful
8 5 (2.76%) HTML5
9 4 (2.21%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.21%) Guice
9 4 (2.21%) JAAS
9 4 (2.21%) Spring Security
10 3 (1.66%) JSON
10 3 (1.66%) Sass
10 3 (1.66%) SOAP
10 3 (1.66%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.66%) Web Services
11 2 (1.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.87%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.31%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.31%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.76%) Market Risk
6 5 (2.76%) PKI
7 4 (2.21%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.21%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.66%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.66%) Equities
8 3 (1.66%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.66%) User Experience
9 2 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.50%) Windows
2 16 (8.84%) Linux
3 11 (6.08%) Unix
4 5 (2.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.10%) Android
5 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) HPUX
6 1 (0.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) VMS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.26%) Risk Management
3 19 (10.50%) DevOps
4 18 (9.94%) Asset Management
5 17 (9.39%) Change Management
6 15 (8.29%) Microservices
7 13 (7.18%) Analytics
7 13 (7.18%) Load Balancing
7 13 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.63%) SDLC
8 12 (6.63%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.08%) Computer Science
9 11 (6.08%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.52%) Multithreading
10 10 (5.52%) TDD
11 9 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.97%) Information Security
11 9 (4.97%) Web Development
12 8 (4.42%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.31%) Java
2 38 (20.99%) SQL
3 34 (18.78%) Python
4 14 (7.73%) C#
4 14 (7.73%) Java 8
5 12 (6.63%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.63%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.08%) C++
7 10 (5.52%) Kotlin
8 6 (3.31%) Go
8 6 (3.31%) VBA
9 4 (2.21%) Perl
9 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.21%) Scala
9 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.66%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.55%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.97%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.21%) CCNP
3 4 (2.21%) CISA
3 4 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.21%) CISSP
3 4 (2.21%) CSSLP
4 3 (1.66%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.66%) PMP
5 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) CCIE
6 1 (0.55%) GCIA
6 1 (0.55%) GCIH
6 1 (0.55%) GIAC
6 1 (0.55%) GPEN
6 1 (0.55%) GSEC
6 1 (0.55%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) PhD
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.42%) QA
2 5 (2.76%) PSD2
3 2 (1.10%) GDPR
3 2 (1.10%) IFRS
3 2 (1.10%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.10%) PMO
3 2 (1.10%) Section 508
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) WAI
4 1 (0.55%) FINREP
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.55%) NIST
4 1 (0.55%) SEPA
4 1 (0.55%) TARGET2
System Software
1 13 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.87%) Docker
3 3 (1.66%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) KVM
4 1 (0.55%) RACF
4 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (8.29%) Kubernetes
2 11 (6.08%) FortiGate
3 10 (5.52%) Ansible
4 5 (2.76%) Foglight
5 4 (2.21%) Prometheus
5 4 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.21%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.21%) Zipkin
6 3 (1.66%) Control-M
6 3 (1.66%) Terraform
7 2 (1.10%) HP ALM
7 2 (1.10%) Netcool
7 2 (1.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (1.10%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (13.26%) Cisco
2 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.39%) Oracle
4 15 (8.29%) F5
5 14 (7.73%) Blue Coat
6 12 (6.63%) Juniper
7 9 (4.97%) Fortinet
8 8 (4.42%) Symantec
9 7 (3.87%) Palo Alto
9 7 (3.87%) Splunk
10 6 (3.31%) VMware
11 5 (2.76%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.76%) McAfee
11 5 (2.76%) Murex
12 4 (2.21%) CyberArk
13 3 (1.66%) ArcSight
13 3 (1.66%) ForgeRock
13 3 (1.66%) HP
13 3 (1.66%) IBM
13 3 (1.66%) Riverbed