Period
to 20 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 363 317 323
Rank change year-on-year -46 +6 +28
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 431 183 627
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.68% 0.81%
As % of the General category 1.19% 1.26% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 124 477
10th Percentile £413 £402 £368
25th Percentile £500 £469 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £538
Median % change year-on-year - +2.33% -2.27%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £725 £675 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £538
% change year-on-year - +2.33% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £108.69 £20.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +443.43% +6.95% +3.31%
UK median hourly rate £108.69 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +443.43% +6.95% +3.31%

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 36,110 14,489 39,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.49% 53.49% 51.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,705 9,937 25,920
10th Percentile £308 £275 £263
25th Percentile £413 £381 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,232 473 1,329
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.10
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £18.74
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +17.40% +4.11%
75th Percentile £42.25 £42.75 £39.50
90th Percentile £59.98 £52.50 £50.05
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +8.57%

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 20 October 2021.

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
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 October 2021. 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 -70 315 £575 +4.55% 104
North of England -69 33 £425 +3.03% 37
Yorkshire -25 24 £475 +11.76% 10
South East -81 21 £475 -9.52% 9
North West -63 9 £425 +3.03% 27
South West -44 7 £625 +31.58% 3
Midlands - 5 £475 - 15
East Midlands - 4 £550 - 12
West Midlands - 1 £215 - 3
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 431 (100.00%) Finance
2 187 (43.39%) Data Protection
3 186 (43.16%) Hedge funds
4 183 (42.46%) GDPR
5 182 (42.23%) Legal
6 149 (34.57%) Social Skills
7 130 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
8 113 (26.22%) AWS
8 113 (26.22%) DevOps
9 112 (25.99%) Azure
10 111 (25.75%) AOP
11 107 (24.83%) Python
12 100 (23.20%) Java
12 100 (23.20%) Banking
13 86 (19.95%) SQL
14 78 (18.10%) GCP
15 73 (16.94%) Kubernetes
15 73 (16.94%) Terraform
15 73 (16.94%) Degree
16 69 (16.01%) Microsoft
16 69 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
17 64 (14.85%) Docker
18 53 (12.30%) Linux
19 51 (11.83%) Windows
20 48 (11.14%) JavaScript
20 48 (11.14%) Microservices
21 47 (10.90%) Serverless
21 47 (10.90%) Scrum
22 46 (10.67%) Infrastructure as Code
23 45 (10.44%) Analytics

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 (3.94%) Apache Spark
2 15 (3.48%) Confluence
2 15 (3.48%) OpenStack
3 14 (3.25%) Apache
4 13 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.62%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.39%) SAS
8 5 (1.16%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.93%) GemFire
9 4 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.93%) nginx
10 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.70%) Gunicorn
11 2 (0.46%) IIS
11 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.23%) CMS
12 1 (0.23%) Jetty
12 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Cloudability
1 8 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.93%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.23%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) RMDS
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 113 (26.22%) AWS
2 112 (25.99%) Azure
3 78 (18.10%) GCP
4 47 (10.90%) Serverless
5 42 (9.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (6.03%) SaaS
7 20 (4.64%) PaaS
8 19 (4.41%) GitHub
9 17 (3.94%) Amazon S3
9 17 (3.94%) Azure Functions
10 16 (3.71%) Microsoft 365
11 15 (3.48%) Azure Logic Apps
11 15 (3.48%) Azure Service Bus
12 13 (3.02%) Amazon EMR
12 13 (3.02%) Azure Event Grid
12 13 (3.02%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (3.02%) Power Platform
13 12 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.87%) DNS
2 17 (3.94%) Firewall
3 13 (3.02%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.09%) DHCP
4 9 (2.09%) Wireless
5 8 (1.86%) VPN
6 6 (1.39%) LAN
7 5 (1.16%) SAN
7 5 (1.16%) Skype
8 4 (0.93%) HTTP
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (0.70%) FTP
9 3 (0.70%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.70%) NAS
9 3 (0.70%) OSPF
9 3 (0.70%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.70%) WAN
9 3 (0.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.34%) Big Data
1 23 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.02%) BigQuery
3 13 (3.02%) Data Lake
3 13 (3.02%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.55%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.09%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (2.09%) Tableau
7 7 (1.62%) DB2
8 6 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.39%) Delta Lake
9 5 (1.16%) Looker
9 5 (1.16%) MySQL
9 5 (1.16%) OLAP
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (9.51%) Jenkins
2 39 (9.05%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.34%) Maven
4 19 (4.41%) JIRA
5 11 (2.55%) Subversion
6 10 (2.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (1.86%) webpack
8 7 (1.62%) GitLab
9 4 (0.93%) ERwin
9 4 (0.93%) Hudson
9 4 (0.93%) Spinnaker
9 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.70%) git-flow
10 3 (0.70%) Protractor
10 3 (0.70%) Selenium
10 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.46%) Gradle
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 431 (100.00%) Finance
2 182 (42.23%) Legal
3 149 (34.57%) Social Skills
4 100 (23.20%) Banking
5 69 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (7.19%) Investment Banking
7 19 (4.41%) Front Office
8 14 (3.25%) Documentation Skills
8 14 (3.25%) Organisational Skills
8 14 (3.25%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (2.32%) Billing
10 9 (2.09%) Back Office
11 6 (1.39%) Marketing
12 5 (1.16%) Retail
13 4 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
14 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.46%) Automotive
15 2 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.46%) Public Sector
16 1 (0.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 93 (21.58%) Developer
2 90 (20.88%) Architect
3 53 (12.30%) Analyst
4 33 (7.66%) Java Developer
5 27 (6.26%) Business Analyst
6 26 (6.03%) AWS Architect
6 26 (6.03%) Cloud Architect
7 25 (5.80%) Azure Engineer
7 25 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 24 (5.57%) Security Architect
9 17 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (3.94%) Data Engineer
9 17 (3.94%) Python Developer
10 16 (3.71%) C++ Developer
10 16 (3.71%) Consultant
10 16 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (3.25%) AWS Engineer
11 14 (3.25%) Azure Architect
11 14 (3.25%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.96%) .NET
1 30 (6.96%) Spring
2 24 (5.57%) HTML
2 24 (5.57%) REST
3 21 (4.87%) CSS
4 18 (4.18%) React
5 15 (3.48%) Swagger
6 14 (3.25%) Middleware
7 13 (3.02%) Node.js
8 12 (2.78%) Kafka
9 11 (2.55%) RESTful
9 11 (2.55%) Spring Boot
10 10 (2.32%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.32%) JMS
10 10 (2.32%) JSON
11 9 (2.09%) Pandas
12 8 (1.86%) Web Services
13 7 (1.62%) SOAP
13 7 (1.62%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (1.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 186 (43.16%) Hedge funds
2 25 (5.80%) Cloud Native
3 24 (5.57%) Market Risk
4 21 (4.87%) Data Centre
5 17 (3.94%) Enterprise Cloud
6 16 (3.71%) Equities
7 15 (3.48%) Public Cloud
8 14 (3.25%) Analytical Mindset
8 14 (3.25%) Fixed Income
9 13 (3.02%) Algorithms
9 13 (3.02%) User Experience
10 11 (2.55%) Derivative
11 9 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.86%) Reference Data
13 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.39%) CMDB
14 6 (1.39%) Taxonomies
15 5 (1.16%) Credit Risk
15 5 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.30%) Linux
2 51 (11.83%) Windows
3 33 (7.66%) Unix
4 8 (1.86%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.39%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.46%) Solaris
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (43.39%) Data Protection
2 130 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (26.22%) DevOps
4 111 (25.75%) AOP
5 48 (11.14%) Microservices
6 47 (10.90%) Scrum
7 46 (10.67%) Infrastructure as Code
8 45 (10.44%) Analytics
8 45 (10.44%) Project Management
8 45 (10.44%) Risk Management
9 44 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
10 43 (9.98%) Computer Science
11 41 (9.51%) Migration
12 40 (9.28%) Cybersecurity
13 37 (8.58%) Decision-Making
14 33 (7.66%) ITIL
15 32 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (7.19%) Data Modelling
17 29 (6.73%) Translating Business Requirements
18 28 (6.50%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 107 (24.83%) Python
2 100 (23.20%) Java
3 86 (19.95%) SQL
4 48 (11.14%) JavaScript
5 44 (10.21%) C++
6 32 (7.42%) C#
7 17 (3.94%) C
8 15 (3.48%) Java 8
8 15 (3.48%) Scala
9 13 (3.02%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.78%) Groovy
11 9 (2.09%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.86%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.86%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.39%) Perl
14 5 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.16%) R
14 5 (1.16%) Ruby
15 4 (0.93%) PHP
15 4 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 73 (16.94%) Degree
2 38 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (4.87%) CISSP
4 14 (3.25%) PMI Certification
5 11 (2.55%) PMP
6 9 (2.09%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.39%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.93%) CISM
10 3 (0.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.70%) GIAC
10 3 (0.70%) MBA
10 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.46%) CBAP
11 2 (0.46%) CCIE
11 2 (0.46%) CCNA
11 2 (0.46%) CCNP
11 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.46%) MCSE
12 1 (0.23%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (42.46%) GDPR
2 19 (4.41%) SLA
3 18 (4.18%) QA
4 9 (2.09%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.09%) NIST
5 7 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.16%) COBIT
6 5 (1.16%) EMIR
6 5 (1.16%) GRC
7 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.70%) PMO
7 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.46%) Basel II
8 2 (0.46%) MiFID
8 2 (0.46%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.23%) COREP
9 1 (0.23%) FINREP
9 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 64 (14.85%) Docker
2 33 (7.66%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.93%) vSphere
5 3 (0.70%) KVM
6 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.46%) XenApp
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.23%) Squid
7 1 (0.23%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 73 (16.94%) Kubernetes
1 73 (16.94%) Terraform
2 41 (9.51%) Ansible
3 7 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.39%) SCCM
5 5 (1.16%) Packer
5 5 (1.16%) Puppet
6 4 (0.93%) Nessus
6 4 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.46%) Kibana
7 2 (0.46%) logstash
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.46%) vRealize
7 2 (0.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (0.46%) WSUS
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 69 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.74%) Oracle
3 39 (9.05%) Google
4 18 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.78%) Cisco
5 12 (2.78%) Splunk
6 11 (2.55%) IBM
7 10 (2.32%) VMware
8 9 (2.09%) AppDynamics
8 9 (2.09%) Databricks
8 9 (2.09%) MuleSoft
8 9 (2.09%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.16%) Teradata
9 5 (1.16%) Veritas
10 4 (0.93%) Avaya
10 4 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.93%) F5
10 4 (0.93%) NetApp
10 4 (0.93%) Symantec
11 3 (0.70%) Infoblox