Period
to 24 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 24 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 335 305
Rank change year-on-year +19 -30 -4
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 760 679 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.70% 0.77%
As % of the General category 2.02% 1.90% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 422 557
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £261
90th Percentile £714 £650 £680
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 37642 35711 41369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.70% 36.61% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25237 24010 26934
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 821 871 1122
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%
10th Percentile £12.09 £11.38 £11.90
90th Percentile £48.25 £46.75 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.47% - +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 24 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 24 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 +1 622 £550 +15.73% 88
South East +20 59 £450 -14.29% 2
North of England +75 44 £450 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire +40 24 £450 - 2
North West +34 20 £450 +28.57% 5
Midlands +9 16 £275 +129.65% 1
East Midlands -23 13 £304 +197.55%
South West -1 12 £550 +29.41% 1
East of England +5 7 £219 -45.31%
West Midlands +20 3 £275 -45.00% 1
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 760 (100.00%) Finance
2 276 (36.32%) Banking
3 211 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (22.89%) SQL
5 173 (22.76%) Java
6 110 (14.47%) C#
7 106 (13.95%) Oracle
8 101 (13.29%) Front Office
9 100 (13.16%) Analytics
10 98 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
11 92 (12.11%) Microsoft
12 87 (11.45%) TDD
13 85 (11.18%) Linux
14 82 (10.79%) Investment Banking
15 77 (10.13%) Project Management
16 74 (9.74%) Degree
17 72 (9.47%) .NET
18 71 (9.34%) JavaScript
19 70 (9.21%) Change Management
20 69 (9.08%) DevOps
21 67 (8.82%) Hedge funds
22 65 (8.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 62 (8.16%) SDLC
24 61 (8.03%) Risk Management
25 59 (7.76%) Unix
26 54 (7.11%) Python
26 54 (7.11%) SQL Server
26 54 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
26 54 (7.11%) Test Automation
27 51 (6.71%) Amazon AWS

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 (2.24%) Apache
2 14 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (1.45%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.32%) Confluence
6 8 (1.05%) WordPress
7 6 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.79%) SAS
7 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.53%) IIS
10 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.39%) CMS
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 30 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) InVision
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.79%) Eikon
3 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.53%) 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%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.97%) PaaS
4 12 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.18%) GitHub
5 9 (1.18%) IaaS
5 9 (1.18%) SaaS
6 6 (0.79%) Office 365
7 5 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.39%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.26%) Datadog
9 2 (0.26%) Serverless
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) Google Play
10 1 (0.13%) Loggly
10 1 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.45%) Firewall
3 10 (1.32%) Wireless
4 7 (0.92%) Internet
4 7 (0.92%) LAN
4 7 (0.92%) Network Security
4 7 (0.92%) SAN
4 7 (0.92%) WAN
5 6 (0.79%) NFC
6 5 (0.66%) BIG-IP
6 5 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (0.66%) HTTP
6 5 (0.66%) SSL
7 4 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
7 4 (0.53%) FTP
7 4 (0.53%) NAS
7 4 (0.53%) SMS
8 3 (0.39%) ATM
8 3 (0.39%) DHCP
8 3 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 30 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.03%) Big Data
5 23 (3.03%) Blockchain
6 18 (2.37%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.58%) Flink
9 11 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.45%) QlikView
10 10 (1.32%) MySQL
11 9 (1.18%) GIS
12 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.05%) Redis
12 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (6.32%) JIRA
2 46 (6.05%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.68%) TeamCity
5 26 (3.42%) Maven
6 23 (3.03%) Subversion
7 21 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
7 21 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (2.37%) Selenium
9 8 (1.05%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.92%) MSBuild
10 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.66%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.66%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.53%) ANTLR
13 4 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.53%) Gradle
13 4 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.39%) IntelliJ
General
1 760 (100.00%) Finance
2 276 (36.32%) Banking
3 101 (13.29%) Front Office
4 82 (10.79%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.03%) Back Office
6 21 (2.76%) Marketing
7 19 (2.50%) Retail
8 11 (1.45%) Billing
9 10 (1.32%) Legal
10 8 (1.05%) Brand Awareness
11 7 (0.92%) Law
11 7 (0.92%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.66%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.39%) French Language
13 3 (0.39%) German Language
13 3 (0.39%) Publishing
14 2 (0.26%) Electronics
14 2 (0.26%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 235 (30.92%) Developer
2 144 (18.95%) Analyst
3 66 (8.68%) Business Analyst
4 62 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 56 (7.37%) Java Developer
6 47 (6.18%) .NET Developer
7 39 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 35 (4.61%) Consultant
9 33 (4.34%) Delivery Manager
10 28 (3.68%) Architect
11 25 (3.29%) Quantitative Developer
12 24 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (2.63%) Administrator
13 20 (2.63%) Desktop Support
14 19 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 19 (2.50%) Service Analyst
15 18 (2.37%) DevOps Engineer
15 18 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.47%) .NET
2 48 (6.32%) ASP.NET
3 42 (5.53%) FIX Protocol
4 40 (5.26%) HTML
5 39 (5.13%) WCF
6 32 (4.21%) AngularJS
7 30 (3.95%) CSS
8 29 (3.82%) HTML5
8 29 (3.82%) JMS
9 28 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (3.29%) Web Services
11 24 (3.16%) J2EE
12 23 (3.03%) XML
13 22 (2.89%) SOAP
13 22 (2.89%) Spring
14 20 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (2.63%) RESTful
15 16 (2.11%) Ultra Messaging
16 15 (1.97%) Kendo UI
16 15 (1.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (8.82%) Hedge funds
3 65 (8.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 46 (6.05%) Derivative
5 34 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 34 (4.47%) Virtual Team
6 28 (3.68%) Equities
6 28 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 27 (3.55%) Fixed Income
8 26 (3.42%) Fintech
8 26 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
9 25 (3.29%) Market Risk
10 16 (2.11%) Credit Risk
10 16 (2.11%) Reference Data
11 15 (1.97%) User Experience
12 14 (1.84%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.84%) OTC Derivatives
13 9 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.18%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 85 (11.18%) Linux
2 59 (7.76%) Unix
3 50 (6.58%) Windows
4 16 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.18%) Solaris
7 9 (1.18%) SUSE
8 8 (1.05%) AIX
9 5 (0.66%) Android
9 5 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.39%) 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
1 211 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (13.16%) Analytics
3 87 (11.45%) TDD
4 77 (10.13%) Project Management
5 70 (9.21%) Change Management
6 69 (9.08%) DevOps
7 62 (8.16%) SDLC
8 61 (8.03%) Risk Management
9 54 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (7.11%) Test Automation
10 49 (6.45%) Workflow
11 43 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 38 (5.00%) MVC
14 37 (4.87%) AOP
14 37 (4.87%) Scrum
15 36 (4.74%) BDD
15 36 (4.74%) Mentoring
16 35 (4.61%) Low Latency
16 35 (4.61%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (22.89%) SQL
2 173 (22.76%) Java
3 110 (14.47%) C#
4 71 (9.34%) JavaScript
5 54 (7.11%) Python
6 50 (6.58%) C++
7 35 (4.61%) Perl
7 35 (4.61%) Shell Script
8 23 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 16 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.11%) VBA
10 15 (1.97%) R
10 15 (1.97%) Scala
10 15 (1.97%) TypeScript
11 14 (1.84%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.92%) ES6
14 6 (0.79%) Apex Code
14 6 (0.79%) VB
15 5 (0.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 74 (9.74%) Degree
2 20 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.50%) PhD
4 16 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.71%) PMP
7 11 (1.45%) CISSP
7 11 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
8 10 (1.32%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.92%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.79%) RHCE
12 4 (0.53%) CFA
13 3 (0.39%) Siebel Certification
14 2 (0.26%) CISA
14 2 (0.26%) CISM
14 2 (0.26%) MBA
14 2 (0.26%) MCITP
14 2 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.71%) MiFID
2 50 (6.58%) QA
3 27 (3.55%) EMIR
4 13 (1.71%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (1.45%) GDPR
6 11 (1.45%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.45%) PMO
7 9 (1.18%) SLA
8 6 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.66%) AS 2805
9 5 (0.66%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.53%) Basel II
10 4 (0.53%) PSD2
11 3 (0.39%) GCP
11 3 (0.39%) SEPA
12 2 (0.26%) COBIT
12 2 (0.26%) IFRS
12 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 21 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.63%) Docker
3 10 (1.32%) 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 (0.66%) SRDF
6 5 (0.66%) 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 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.58%) SCCM
3 10 (1.32%) Puppet
4 9 (1.18%) Ansible
5 7 (0.92%) Terraform
6 5 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.53%) 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
1 106 (13.95%) Oracle
2 92 (12.11%) Microsoft
3 51 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
4 42 (5.53%) Sybase
5 27 (3.55%) AppDynamics
6 26 (3.42%) TIBCO
7 22 (2.89%) Bloomberg
7 22 (2.89%) Red Hat
8 20 (2.63%) HP
9 16 (2.11%) Currenex
10 15 (1.97%) IBM
11 14 (1.84%) VMware
12 13 (1.71%) Citrix
13 10 (1.32%) EMC
13 10 (1.32%) Splunk
13 10 (1.32%) Veritas
14 9 (1.18%) Reuters
14 9 (1.18%) Tableau
15 8 (1.05%) Apple
15 8 (1.05%) Dell