Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 297 336 320
Rank change year-on-year +39 -16 +13
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 714 716 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.76% 0.81%
As % of the General category 2.25% 1.88% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 397 443
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £375 £363 £375
90th Percentile £700 £713 £709
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 8
England median hourly rate £10.00 £18.70 £10.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.52% +86.58% +9.84%
UK median hourly rate £10.00 £18.70 £10.02
% change year-on-year -46.52% +86.58% +9.84%

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 31,752 38,086 39,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.87% 40.48% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,675 25,139 26,183
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £483 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 876 1,000 972
England median hourly rate £22.67 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% - +8.17%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.42
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.52
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.53% +9.85%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +29 514 £550 - 74
North of England +113 139 £500 +5.26% 13
Yorkshire +113 129 £500 +25.00% 8
Midlands +39 25 £500 +491.72% 7
South East +4 23 £448 +1.70% 3
West Midlands +38 14 £400 -11.11% 5
South West -26 13 £550 +4.76% 1
East Midlands +25 11 £550 +570.73% 2
North West +23 10 £190 -32.14% 3
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 714 (100.00%) Finance
2 243 (34.03%) Change Management
3 236 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (31.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 218 (30.53%) Banking
6 156 (21.85%) DevOps
7 135 (18.91%) Python
8 118 (16.53%) SQL
9 113 (15.83%) Hedge funds
10 99 (13.87%) AWS
11 85 (11.90%) Java
12 75 (10.50%) Degree
13 72 (10.08%) C#
14 70 (9.80%) Azure
15 69 (9.66%) Test Automation
15 69 (9.66%) Migration
16 66 (9.24%) .NET
16 66 (9.24%) Linux
17 63 (8.82%) Microsoft
18 61 (8.54%) Windows
18 61 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
19 60 (8.40%) Project Management
20 59 (8.26%) JIRA
21 56 (7.84%) Jenkins
21 56 (7.84%) Continuous Deployment
22 55 (7.70%) Retail
23 54 (7.56%) Cybersecurity
23 54 (7.56%) Analytics
24 53 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
24 53 (7.42%) Problem-Solving

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 25 (3.50%) Confluence
2 14 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.54%) Apache
4 9 (1.26%) IIS
4 9 (1.26%) Jupyter
4 9 (1.26%) OpenStack
5 7 (0.98%) SAS
5 7 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.70%) Mule
8 4 (0.56%) Appian
8 4 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.42%) CMS
9 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.42%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) SAP BPC
1 9 (1.26%) SAP CO
1 9 (1.26%) SAP FI
1 9 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.70%) Actimize
4 4 (0.56%) Eikon
4 4 (0.56%) Summit
5 3 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Global One
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 99 (13.87%) AWS
2 70 (9.80%) Azure
3 43 (6.02%) Office 365
4 42 (5.88%) GCP
5 26 (3.64%) GitHub
6 20 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (2.80%) Amazon S3
7 15 (2.10%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
8 10 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (1.40%) AWS OpsWorks
9 9 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (0.98%) IaaS
10 7 (0.98%) Serverless
11 6 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.84%) PaaS
11 6 (0.84%) Power Platform
12 5 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.44%) Firewall
2 39 (5.46%) WAN
3 19 (2.66%) LAN
4 17 (2.38%) DNS
5 16 (2.24%) DHCP
6 13 (1.82%) BGP
7 12 (1.68%) VPN
8 9 (1.26%) HTTP
8 9 (1.26%) SAN
9 8 (1.12%) MPLS
9 8 (1.12%) OSPF
10 7 (0.98%) Internet
10 7 (0.98%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.84%) NAS
11 6 (0.84%) Network Security
12 5 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.70%) Multicast
13 3 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.42%) SMTP
13 3 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.72%) Big Data
1 48 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 34 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (3.22%) MySQL
5 19 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.10%) BigQuery
8 11 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.40%) Redis
10 9 (1.26%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.84%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.84%) Pentaho
12 6 (0.84%) Power BI
13 5 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 59 (8.26%) JIRA
2 56 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 35 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.66%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (1.68%) Maven
8 11 (1.54%) GitLab
9 10 (1.40%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.40%) Gradle
9 10 (1.40%) Selenium
10 8 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.84%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.56%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.56%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.56%) JUnit
13 4 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.56%) Xcode
General
1 714 (100.00%) Finance
2 218 (30.53%) Banking
3 55 (7.70%) Retail
4 37 (5.18%) Front Office
5 30 (4.20%) Back Office
6 13 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.26%) Legal
8 7 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.84%) Marketing
9 6 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.70%) Law
10 5 (0.70%) Publishing
11 2 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 219 (30.67%) Developer
2 126 (17.65%) Analyst
3 73 (10.22%) Project Manager
4 71 (9.94%) Business Analyst
5 46 (6.44%) Python Developer
6 45 (6.30%) C# Developer
7 43 (6.02%) Consultant
8 36 (5.04%) Architect
9 35 (4.90%) .NET Developer
9 35 (4.90%) Java Developer
10 31 (4.34%) Network Engineer
11 30 (4.20%) SQL Developer
12 29 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
12 29 (4.06%) Software Developer
13 23 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (2.66%) Cloud Engineer
14 19 (2.66%) Security Analyst
15 18 (2.52%) SSIS Developer
16 17 (2.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
17 15 (2.10%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.24%) .NET
2 40 (5.60%) AngularJS
3 29 (4.06%) Web Services
4 26 (3.64%) React
5 24 (3.36%) Spring
5 24 (3.36%) XML
6 22 (3.08%) Middleware
7 21 (2.94%) RESTful
8 20 (2.80%) HTML
9 18 (2.52%) JSON
10 17 (2.38%) CSS
11 16 (2.24%) SOAP
12 14 (1.96%) .NET Core
12 14 (1.96%) Node.js
13 13 (1.82%) Hibernate
13 13 (1.82%) Kafka
14 12 (1.68%) Angular 2
14 12 (1.68%) REST
15 11 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (1.26%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 113 (15.83%) Hedge funds
2 61 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.22%) Data Centre
4 21 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (2.80%) Equities
6 19 (2.66%) Virtual Team
7 18 (2.52%) Fixed Income
7 18 (2.52%) User Experience
8 16 (2.24%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (1.82%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.68%) Credit Risk
11 12 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (1.54%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.54%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.40%) Market Risk
13 10 (1.40%) PMI
14 8 (1.12%) SWIFT
15 6 (0.84%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 66 (9.24%) Linux
2 61 (8.54%) Windows
3 26 (3.64%) Unix
4 18 (2.52%) Windows 10
5 16 (2.24%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.54%) Android
6 11 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.56%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (34.03%) Change Management
2 236 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (31.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 156 (21.85%) DevOps
5 69 (9.66%) Migration
5 69 (9.66%) Test Automation
6 60 (8.40%) Project Management
7 56 (7.84%) Continuous Deployment
8 54 (7.56%) Analytics
8 54 (7.56%) Cybersecurity
9 53 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
9 53 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (7.28%) TDD
11 51 (7.14%) Release Management
11 51 (7.14%) Scrum
12 50 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 46 (6.44%) Risk Management
15 43 (6.02%) BDD
15 43 (6.02%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 135 (18.91%) Python
2 118 (16.53%) SQL
3 85 (11.90%) Java
4 72 (10.08%) C#
5 48 (6.72%) JavaScript
6 36 (5.04%) PowerShell
7 19 (2.66%) VB.NET
8 18 (2.52%) Scala
9 17 (2.38%) C++
10 16 (2.24%) Java 8
11 14 (1.96%) R
12 13 (1.82%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.68%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.54%) Perl
14 11 (1.54%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.40%) Go
15 10 (1.40%) VBA
16 7 (0.98%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.70%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (10.50%) Degree
2 21 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (2.24%) PMI Certification
4 15 (2.10%) CCNP
5 12 (1.68%) PMP
6 10 (1.40%) CCNA
7 9 (1.26%) CCIE
8 8 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.84%) CISSP
10 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.70%) CCSA
11 5 (0.70%) CCSE
11 5 (0.70%) CEH
11 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.56%) CISA
12 4 (0.56%) MCSE
12 4 (0.56%) PhD
12 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.42%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.18%) QA
2 14 (1.96%) MiFID
3 13 (1.82%) GDPR
4 10 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.40%) EMIR
4 10 (1.40%) PSD2
5 7 (0.98%) PMO
6 6 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.84%) SLA
7 5 (0.70%) SEPA
8 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.56%) NIST
8 4 (0.56%) TARGET2
9 2 (0.28%) COREP
9 2 (0.28%) FINREP
10 1 (0.14%) Basel III
10 1 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (5.32%) Docker
2 19 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.56%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.42%) vSphere
7 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.28%) XenApp
7 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.14%) KVM
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.14%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (4.76%) Ansible
2 30 (4.20%) Kubernetes
3 25 (3.50%) Terraform
4 18 (2.52%) Control-M
5 12 (1.68%) Puppet
6 7 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.98%) SCCM
7 4 (0.56%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (0.28%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.28%) Kibana
8 2 (0.28%) logstash
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.28%) OPNET
8 2 (0.28%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.28%) Salt
8 2 (0.28%) SCOM
8 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.02%) Oracle
3 36 (5.04%) Cisco
4 35 (4.90%) Google
5 32 (4.48%) SAP
6 29 (4.06%) Splunk
6 29 (4.06%) VMware
7 28 (3.92%) Cadence
8 27 (3.78%) CheckPoint
9 17 (2.38%) NetApp
10 16 (2.24%) BMC
11 15 (2.10%) EMC
11 15 (2.10%) Informatica
12 14 (1.96%) Citrix
12 14 (1.96%) Palo Alto
12 14 (1.96%) TIBCO
13 13 (1.82%) Juniper
13 13 (1.82%) Sybase
14 11 (1.54%) F5
14 11 (1.54%) IBM