Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 307 327
Rank change year-on-year -39 +20 +11
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 689 700 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.97% 2.00% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 442 476
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £358 £382 £358
90th Percentile £713 £725 £669
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £488
% change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 9
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £8.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +158.28% -44.34%
10th Percentile £14.05 £15.00 £8.60
90th Percentile £21.75 £23.00 £9.82
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £8.91
% change year-on-year -18.70% +158.28% -44.34%

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 35,049 35,042 36,943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.24% 39.71% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,176 23,238 24,974
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 766 877
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.69% +4.48%
10th Percentile £12.61 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.75 £23.72
% change year-on-year -2.91% +8.58% +3.88%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 -35 549 £550 - 140
South East -7 50 £450 - 10
North of England -4 42 £500 +11.11% 19
Yorkshire +6 29 £400 -11.11% 12
Midlands +6 19 £82 -84.08% 4
South West -2 19 £463 -11.90% 6
East Midlands +9 15 £82 -84.60% 1
North West -22 7 £440 +3.53% 7
East of England - 7 £431 - 4
North East - 6 £650 -
West Midlands -20 4 £513 +57.69% 3
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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.

1 689 (100.00%) Finance
2 245 (35.56%) Banking
3 191 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (20.17%) SQL
5 123 (17.85%) C#
6 114 (16.55%) Java
7 109 (15.82%) Microsoft
8 97 (14.08%) Change Management
9 95 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
10 86 (12.48%) .NET
11 81 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 81 (11.76%) Linux
12 78 (11.32%) Windows
13 77 (11.18%) Oracle
14 75 (10.89%) DevOps
15 66 (9.58%) TDD
16 65 (9.43%) Hedge funds
17 62 (9.00%) JavaScript
18 60 (8.71%) Project Management
18 60 (8.71%) Front Office
19 58 (8.42%) Degree
20 57 (8.27%) Python
21 56 (8.13%) Investment Banking
22 55 (7.98%) Unix
22 55 (7.98%) HTML
23 53 (7.69%) ASP.NET
23 53 (7.69%) Migration
23 53 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
23 53 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
24 51 (7.40%) XML

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 22 (3.19%) SAS
2 17 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.32%) Confluence
4 14 (2.03%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.02%) IIS
8 6 (0.87%) Apache
8 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.87%) JBoss
8 6 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.44%) Appian
10 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.44%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.29%) GemFire
Applications
1 51 (7.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.73%) SPSS
7 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) InVision
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (2.18%) Actimize
2 7 (1.02%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.29%) Kondor
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.29%) Summit
4 2 (0.29%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.15%) Eikon
5 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.76%) OpenShift
4 15 (2.18%) PaaS
5 14 (2.03%) Office 365
6 10 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (1.31%) Route 53
8 8 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (1.16%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (1.16%) CloudFront
8 8 (1.16%) Serverless
8 8 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (1.02%) GitHub
10 6 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.58%) IaaS
12 3 (0.44%) npm
12 3 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.76%) FTP
2 17 (2.47%) LAN
3 16 (2.32%) Internet
4 15 (2.18%) SAN
5 14 (2.03%) DNS
6 12 (1.74%) Firewall
6 12 (1.74%) WAN
7 10 (1.45%) HTTP
7 10 (1.45%) Network Security
7 10 (1.45%) VPN
8 9 (1.31%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.31%) Wireless
9 6 (0.87%) NAS
10 4 (0.58%) MPLS
11 3 (0.44%) Broadband
11 3 (0.44%) DHCP
11 3 (0.44%) Skype
11 3 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (4.06%) Blockchain
4 27 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 21 (3.05%) DB2
7 19 (2.76%) Big Data
7 19 (2.76%) Siebel EIM
8 18 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (0.87%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.73%) MySQL
14 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (0.73%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 49 (7.11%) Jenkins
2 41 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.35%) JIRA
4 21 (3.05%) TeamCity
5 19 (2.76%) Selenium
6 16 (2.32%) Maven
6 16 (2.32%) SpecFlow
7 13 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (1.89%) webpack
8 10 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (1.31%) Grunt
9 9 (1.31%) gulp
9 9 (1.31%) Subversion
10 8 (1.16%) GitLab
10 8 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.73%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.58%) JUnit
13 3 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.44%) JMeter
General
1 689 (100.00%) Finance
2 245 (35.56%) Banking
3 60 (8.71%) Front Office
4 56 (8.13%) Investment Banking
5 45 (6.53%) Retail
6 32 (4.64%) Back Office
7 13 (1.89%) Legal
7 13 (1.89%) Marketing
8 11 (1.60%) Billing
9 7 (1.02%) Law
10 5 (0.73%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) Games
12 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.29%) International Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 224 (32.51%) Developer
2 112 (16.26%) Analyst
3 76 (11.03%) C# Developer
4 52 (7.55%) .NET Developer
5 49 (7.11%) Project Manager
6 41 (5.95%) Consultant
7 38 (5.52%) Architect
7 38 (5.52%) Business Analyst
8 30 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 28 (4.06%) ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 23 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
12 20 (2.90%) Administrator
13 19 (2.76%) SQL Developer
14 18 (2.61%) Angular Developer
14 18 (2.61%) Senior Developer
15 16 (2.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (2.18%) Designer
16 15 (2.18%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (12.48%) .NET
2 55 (7.98%) HTML
3 53 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 51 (7.40%) XML
5 48 (6.97%) Web Services
6 42 (6.10%) AngularJS
6 42 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (5.08%) REST
8 33 (4.79%) WCF
9 31 (4.50%) CSS
9 31 (4.50%) HTML5
10 27 (3.92%) React
11 26 (3.77%) Kendo UI
11 26 (3.77%) Middleware
12 25 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (3.34%) LINQ
14 21 (3.05%) Node.js
15 19 (2.76%) RESTful
16 17 (2.47%) JSON
16 17 (2.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.43%) Hedge funds
2 53 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.97%) Equities
4 43 (6.24%) Fixed Income
5 31 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (3.77%) Fintech
7 24 (3.48%) Management Information System
8 23 (3.34%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.90%) Data Centre
10 19 (2.76%) User Experience
11 16 (2.32%) Mainframe
12 14 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (1.45%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (1.16%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.16%) SWIFT
16 6 (0.87%) CMDB
16 6 (0.87%) Market Risk
17 5 (0.73%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.76%) Linux
2 78 (11.32%) Windows
3 55 (7.98%) Unix
4 25 (3.63%) Windows 10
5 21 (3.05%) Solaris
6 15 (2.18%) AIX
7 14 (2.03%) Android
8 10 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.87%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.87%) zOS
12 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.29%) VMS
14 1 (0.15%) CentOS
14 1 (0.15%) HPUX
14 1 (0.15%) NetWare
14 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (14.08%) Change Management
3 95 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 75 (10.89%) DevOps
5 66 (9.58%) TDD
6 60 (8.71%) Project Management
7 53 (7.69%) Migration
7 53 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (7.26%) MVC
9 45 (6.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 44 (6.39%) Test Automation
10 44 (6.39%) Unit Testing
11 43 (6.24%) Microservices
12 41 (5.95%) Asset Management
13 40 (5.81%) Analytics
14 38 (5.52%) Scrum
15 34 (4.93%) SDLC
16 33 (4.79%) OO
17 32 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (4.35%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (20.17%) SQL
2 123 (17.85%) C#
3 114 (16.55%) Java
4 62 (9.00%) JavaScript
5 57 (8.27%) Python
6 30 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 23 (3.34%) Ruby
8 20 (2.90%) C++
9 18 (2.61%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.47%) Perl
11 15 (2.18%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.03%) VBA
13 12 (1.74%) TypeScript
13 12 (1.74%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.45%) Groovy
14 10 (1.45%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
15 9 (1.31%) Scala
16 8 (1.16%) Korn
17 7 (1.02%) C
17 7 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 58 (8.42%) Degree
2 12 (1.74%) CISSP
3 10 (1.45%) Siebel Certification
4 8 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.87%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.87%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.73%) PhD
7 5 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.58%) CISM
8 4 (0.58%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.44%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.44%) ACCA
9 3 (0.44%) CIMA
9 3 (0.44%) ISEB
9 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.44%) PMP
9 3 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.44%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.39%) QA
2 20 (2.90%) PMO
3 18 (2.61%) SLA
4 11 (1.60%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.31%) GDPR
5 9 (1.31%) MiFID
6 8 (1.16%) IFRS
7 7 (1.02%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.44%) EMIR
8 3 (0.44%) GCP
8 3 (0.44%) PSD2
8 3 (0.44%) SEPA
9 2 (0.29%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 30 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 30 (4.35%) Docker
2 10 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.02%) Firmware
4 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.29%) NFS
5 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.29%) vSphere
5 2 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) KVM
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (3.63%) Ansible
2 24 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (3.48%) Puppet
3 20 (2.90%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.89%) Terraform
5 8 (1.16%) Sysdig
6 7 (1.02%) CFEngine
7 6 (0.87%) SCCM
8 5 (0.73%) Nagios
9 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.29%) CASB
9 2 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.29%) Kibana
9 2 (0.29%) logstash
9 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.29%) WSUS
9 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.15%) NetApp OnCommand
10 1 (0.15%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.15%) QRadar
Vendors
1 109 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 77 (11.18%) Oracle
3 22 (3.19%) IBM
4 20 (2.90%) SAP
5 19 (2.76%) Cisco
5 19 (2.76%) Siebel
5 19 (2.76%) VMware
6 16 (2.32%) Sybase
7 15 (2.18%) Bloomberg
7 15 (2.18%) Reuters
8 12 (1.74%) F5
8 12 (1.74%) Tableau
9 11 (1.60%) Splunk
9 11 (1.60%) TIBCO
10 10 (1.45%) Capita
10 10 (1.45%) Google
10 10 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.31%) Citrix
11 9 (1.31%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.16%) ServiceNow