Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 350 313
Rank change year-on-year +29 -37 -10
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 764 671 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.69% 0.77%
As % of the General category 2.03% 1.89% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 418 554
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £377 £305 £263
90th Percentile £717 £650 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 4
England median hourly rate £15.86 £9.02 £21.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.93% -57.10% +128.77%
10th Percentile £8.44 £8.44 £16.70
90th Percentile £18.70 £9.56 £45.29
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £9.02 £21.01
% change year-on-year +75.93% -57.10% +128.77%

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 37619 35571 41047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.66% 36.56% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25221 23901 26745
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 865 1121
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £12.06 £11.40 £11.90
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.00 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.48% - +13.64%

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 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +5 629 £550 +15.79% 109
South East +16 59 £450 -14.29% 4
North of England +68 40 £450 +20.00% 10
Yorkshire +35 22 £450 -4.51% 4
North West +27 18 £450 +28.57% 6
Midlands -1 17 £275 +129.65%
East Midlands -22 13 £304 +197.55%
South West -5 12 £550 +29.41% 1
East of England +1 7 £219 -45.31%
West Midlands +23 4 £275 -45.00%
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 764 (100.00%) Finance
2 279 (36.52%) Banking
3 214 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (23.30%) Java
5 175 (22.91%) SQL
6 108 (14.14%) C#
6 108 (14.14%) Oracle
7 103 (13.48%) Analytics
8 102 (13.35%) Front Office
9 95 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
10 94 (12.30%) Microsoft
11 87 (11.39%) TDD
12 86 (11.26%) Investment Banking
12 86 (11.26%) Linux
13 76 (9.95%) Project Management
14 74 (9.69%) Degree
15 73 (9.55%) JavaScript
16 72 (9.42%) .NET
17 69 (9.03%) Change Management
17 69 (9.03%) DevOps
18 67 (8.77%) Hedge funds
19 65 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 64 (8.38%) SDLC
21 63 (8.25%) Unix
22 61 (7.98%) Risk Management
23 55 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
23 55 (7.20%) Python
23 55 (7.20%) SQL Server
24 53 (6.94%) Windows
24 53 (6.94%) Test Automation

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 17 (2.23%) Apache
2 14 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 14 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.44%) OpenStack
4 10 (1.31%) Confluence
5 8 (1.05%) WordPress
6 7 (0.92%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.79%) SAS
7 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.52%) CMS
9 4 (0.52%) IIS
10 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.39%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 29 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) InVision
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.79%) Eikon
3 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.26%) Actimize
6 2 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.26%) Kondor
6 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.26%) Summit
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.23%) PaaS
4 12 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.18%) GitHub
6 8 (1.05%) IaaS
6 8 (1.05%) SaaS
7 6 (0.79%) Office 365
7 6 (0.79%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.39%) Serverless
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.26%) Datadog
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.09%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.57%) Firewall
3 10 (1.31%) Wireless
4 7 (0.92%) Internet
4 7 (0.92%) LAN
4 7 (0.92%) Network Security
4 7 (0.92%) WAN
5 6 (0.79%) NFC
5 6 (0.79%) SAN
6 5 (0.65%) BIG-IP
6 5 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (0.65%) HTTP
6 5 (0.65%) SSL
7 4 (0.52%) ATM
7 4 (0.52%) FIX Connectivity
7 4 (0.52%) FTP
7 4 (0.52%) SMS
8 3 (0.39%) DHCP
8 3 (0.39%) NAS
8 3 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.32%) Relational Database
2 33 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (3.01%) Blockchain
5 22 (2.88%) Big Data
6 18 (2.36%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.57%) Flink
9 11 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.44%) QlikView
10 10 (1.31%) MySQL
11 9 (1.18%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.05%) GIS
12 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.05%) Redis
12 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (6.28%) JIRA
2 47 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.45%) Jenkins
4 29 (3.80%) TeamCity
5 27 (3.53%) Maven
6 25 (3.27%) Subversion
7 22 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (2.23%) Selenium
10 7 (0.92%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.79%) MSBuild
11 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.65%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.52%) ANTLR
13 4 (0.52%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.52%) Gradle
13 4 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.39%) Grunt
14 3 (0.39%) gulp
General
1 764 (100.00%) Finance
2 279 (36.52%) Banking
3 102 (13.35%) Front Office
4 86 (11.26%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.88%) Back Office
5 22 (2.88%) Marketing
6 18 (2.36%) Retail
7 11 (1.44%) Billing
8 10 (1.31%) Legal
9 8 (1.05%) Brand Awareness
9 8 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.92%) Law
11 5 (0.65%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
13 2 (0.26%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 238 (31.15%) Developer
2 141 (18.46%) Analyst
3 65 (8.51%) Business Analyst
4 60 (7.85%) C# Developer
5 59 (7.72%) Java Developer
6 45 (5.89%) .NET Developer
7 39 (5.10%) Project Manager
8 37 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (4.58%) Consultant
10 34 (4.45%) Delivery Manager
11 31 (4.06%) Architect
12 26 (3.40%) Quantitative Developer
13 23 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (2.62%) Desktop Support
15 19 (2.49%) Administrator
15 19 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 19 (2.49%) Service Analyst
16 17 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
16 17 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.42%) .NET
2 46 (6.02%) ASP.NET
3 43 (5.63%) FIX Protocol
4 41 (5.37%) HTML
5 39 (5.10%) WCF
6 32 (4.19%) AngularJS
7 31 (4.06%) CSS
8 30 (3.93%) HTML5
8 30 (3.93%) JMS
9 28 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (3.40%) Web Services
11 24 (3.14%) J2EE
12 23 (3.01%) RESTful
12 23 (3.01%) Spring
12 23 (3.01%) XML
13 21 (2.75%) SOAP
14 18 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (2.23%) Ultra Messaging
16 16 (2.09%) REST
17 15 (1.96%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (8.77%) Hedge funds
3 65 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 44 (5.76%) Derivative
5 36 (4.71%) Virtual Team
6 35 (4.58%) Computer Science
7 29 (3.80%) Management Information System
8 28 (3.66%) Fintech
9 27 (3.53%) Equities
9 27 (3.53%) Fixed Income
10 26 (3.40%) Market Risk
11 24 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (2.23%) Credit Risk
13 16 (2.09%) Reference Data
14 15 (1.96%) User Experience
15 14 (1.83%) Data Centre
15 14 (1.83%) OTC Derivatives
16 9 (1.18%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.18%) Mobile App
16 9 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (11.26%) Linux
2 63 (8.25%) Unix
3 53 (6.94%) Windows
4 16 (2.09%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.31%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.18%) Solaris
8 8 (1.05%) AIX
8 8 (1.05%) SUSE
9 6 (0.79%) Android
10 5 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (13.48%) Analytics
3 87 (11.39%) TDD
4 76 (9.95%) Project Management
5 69 (9.03%) Change Management
5 69 (9.03%) DevOps
6 64 (8.38%) SDLC
7 61 (7.98%) Risk Management
8 55 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (6.94%) Test Automation
10 49 (6.41%) Workflow
11 42 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.24%) Scrum
13 39 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
14 37 (4.84%) AOP
14 37 (4.84%) MVC
15 36 (4.71%) BDD
15 36 (4.71%) Low Latency
15 36 (4.71%) Mentoring
15 36 (4.71%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (23.30%) Java
2 175 (22.91%) SQL
3 108 (14.14%) C#
4 73 (9.55%) JavaScript
5 55 (7.20%) Python
6 51 (6.68%) C++
7 38 (4.97%) Perl
8 34 (4.45%) Shell Script
9 25 (3.27%) Bash Shell
10 16 (2.09%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.96%) R
11 15 (1.96%) Scala
11 15 (1.96%) TypeScript
11 15 (1.96%) VBA
12 12 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.92%) ES6
15 6 (0.79%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.79%) VB
16 5 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 74 (9.69%) Degree
2 20 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.49%) PhD
4 16 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.70%) PMP
7 11 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
8 10 (1.31%) CISSP
8 10 (1.31%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.79%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.79%) RHCE
11 4 (0.52%) CFA
12 3 (0.39%) Siebel Certification
13 2 (0.26%) CISA
13 2 (0.26%) CISM
13 2 (0.26%) MBA
13 2 (0.26%) MCITP
13 2 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.81%) MiFID
2 49 (6.41%) QA
3 27 (3.53%) EMIR
4 13 (1.70%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.57%) GDPR
5 12 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.57%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.44%) PMO
7 9 (1.18%) SLA
8 6 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.65%) AS 2805
9 5 (0.65%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.65%) PSD2
10 4 (0.52%) Basel II
11 3 (0.39%) SEPA
12 2 (0.26%) COBIT
12 2 (0.26%) GCP
12 2 (0.26%) IFRS
12 2 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 23 (3.01%) Docker
2 21 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (0.92%) NFS
5 6 (0.79%) Samba
5 6 (0.79%) Veritas File System
5 6 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.65%) SRDF
6 5 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
8 2 (0.26%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.13%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (2.09%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.57%) SCCM
3 11 (1.44%) Puppet
4 9 (1.18%) Ansible
5 7 (0.92%) Terraform
6 5 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.39%) Control-M
8 3 (0.39%) Packer
9 2 (0.26%) Consul
9 2 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.13%) logstash
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (14.14%) Oracle
2 94 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 51 (6.68%) Salesforce.com
4 43 (5.63%) Sybase
5 28 (3.66%) TIBCO
6 27 (3.53%) AppDynamics
7 22 (2.88%) Red Hat
8 21 (2.75%) Bloomberg
8 21 (2.75%) HP
9 17 (2.23%) Currenex
10 15 (1.96%) IBM
11 14 (1.83%) VMware
12 13 (1.70%) Citrix
13 12 (1.57%) Splunk
14 10 (1.31%) Tableau
15 9 (1.18%) EMC
15 9 (1.18%) Reuters
15 9 (1.18%) Veritas
16 8 (1.05%) Apple
16 8 (1.05%) Dell