Period
to 15 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Institution over the 6 months to 15 July 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 195 191
Rank change year-on-year -34 -4 +38
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 551 582 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 1.38% 1.34%
As % of the General category 2.66% 3.01% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 390 388
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £363
90th Percentile £725 £725 £663
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% - -
England median hourly rate £19.03 £23.00 £8.91
% change year-on-year -17.26% +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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 20,709 19,327 20,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.66% 45.91% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,884 13,699 14,716
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 196 210
London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +1.19% -
10th Percentile £14.48 £11.33 £10.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £26.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.92% - +11.11%

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Financial Institution as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in London

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Financial Institution in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Institution in London

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution in London over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Institution in London

Financial Institution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Institution in London

Financial Institution
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Central London +9 162 £498 -9.55% 37
East London -18 7 £375 -38.78% 7
North London - 1 £650 -
Financial Institution
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 London region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 551 (100.00%) Finance
2 203 (36.84%) Banking
3 159 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (21.05%) Java
5 114 (20.69%) SQL
6 105 (19.06%) C#
7 87 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 78 (14.16%) .NET
9 70 (12.70%) Change Management
10 69 (12.52%) Windows
11 68 (12.34%) Microsoft
12 66 (11.98%) TDD
12 66 (11.98%) Hedge funds
13 65 (11.80%) Linux
14 64 (11.62%) SQL Server
15 60 (10.89%) DevOps
16 59 (10.71%) JavaScript
16 59 (10.71%) Front Office
17 55 (9.98%) Investment Banking
18 54 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
19 52 (9.44%) Equities
19 52 (9.44%) ASP.NET
20 51 (9.26%) MVC
21 50 (9.07%) Test Automation
22 49 (8.89%) Web Services
23 48 (8.71%) Python
23 48 (8.71%) Project Management
23 48 (8.71%) Microservices
24 46 (8.35%) QA
25 45 (8.17%) Unix

Financial Institution
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 21 (3.81%) Tomcat
2 14 (2.54%) JBoss
3 13 (2.36%) Confluence
4 10 (1.81%) SAS
5 7 (1.27%) Apache
5 7 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.91%) CMS
6 5 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.73%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.36%) nginx
9 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 31 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) InVision
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.36%) Actimize
2 7 (1.27%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.36%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.36%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.18%) Eikon
5 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Sonata
5 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.72%) Office 365
4 11 (2.00%) OpenShift
4 11 (2.00%) PaaS
5 9 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (1.45%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (1.45%) CloudFront
6 8 (1.45%) Route 53
6 8 (1.45%) Serverless
6 8 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.36%) GitHub
8 2 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.17%) FTP
2 16 (2.90%) DNS
2 16 (2.90%) LAN
3 13 (2.36%) WAN
4 12 (2.18%) HTTP
4 12 (2.18%) Internet
5 10 (1.81%) VPN
6 8 (1.45%) Network Security
7 7 (1.27%) DHCP
8 6 (1.09%) Firewall
8 6 (1.09%) SAN
8 6 (1.09%) WLAN
9 5 (0.91%) BGP
9 5 (0.91%) MPLS
9 5 (0.91%) VoIP
10 4 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.73%) DWDM
10 4 (0.73%) OSPF
10 4 (0.73%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (5.44%) Blockchain
3 30 (5.44%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.81%) Siebel EIM
5 19 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.54%) Big Data
8 9 (1.63%) DB2
8 9 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.09%) MySQL
12 5 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.91%) IBM InfoSphere
13 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.73%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.73%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 38 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.17%) JIRA
4 19 (3.45%) Selenium
5 17 (3.09%) TeamCity
6 14 (2.54%) Maven
6 14 (2.54%) SpecFlow
7 12 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (1.63%) Grunt
8 9 (1.63%) gulp
9 8 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (1.45%) webpack
10 7 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.27%) JUnit
10 7 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.09%) Subversion
12 3 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.36%) JBehave
13 2 (0.36%) Mocha
General
1 551 (100.00%) Finance
2 203 (36.84%) Banking
3 59 (10.71%) Front Office
4 55 (9.98%) Investment Banking
5 43 (7.80%) Retail
6 20 (3.63%) Back Office
7 15 (2.72%) Legal
8 11 (2.00%) Billing
9 9 (1.63%) Marketing
10 4 (0.73%) Law
11 3 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Games
12 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 196 (35.57%) Developer
2 71 (12.89%) Analyst
3 62 (11.25%) C# Developer
4 47 (8.53%) .NET Developer
5 36 (6.53%) Consultant
6 32 (5.81%) Architect
6 32 (5.81%) Java Developer
7 31 (5.63%) Business Analyst
8 29 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 28 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (4.90%) Project Manager
11 26 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 18 (3.27%) Senior Developer
13 17 (3.09%) Administrator
14 16 (2.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (2.72%) Network Engineer
16 14 (2.54%) Linux Administrator
16 14 (2.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 14 (2.54%) Systems Administrator
17 13 (2.36%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.16%) .NET
2 52 (9.44%) ASP.NET
3 49 (8.89%) Web Services
4 43 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (7.62%) HTML
5 42 (7.62%) REST
6 35 (6.35%) AngularJS
6 35 (6.35%) XML
7 31 (5.63%) WCF
8 27 (4.90%) HTML5
9 26 (4.72%) Kendo UI
10 25 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (3.81%) CSS
11 21 (3.81%) React
12 20 (3.63%) Node.js
12 20 (3.63%) RESTful
13 18 (3.27%) Middleware
14 17 (3.09%) SOAP
15 15 (2.72%) Kafka
16 14 (2.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.98%) Hedge funds
2 54 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (9.44%) Equities
4 42 (7.62%) Fixed Income
5 37 (6.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (6.17%) Fintech
7 20 (3.63%) Data Centre
8 17 (3.09%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.90%) User Experience
10 15 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (2.54%) Computer Science
12 13 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (1.81%) Market Risk
14 9 (1.63%) SWIFT
15 7 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
16 6 (1.09%) Credit Risk
17 5 (0.91%) Algorithms
17 5 (0.91%) Clustering
17 5 (0.91%) Derivative
18 4 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.52%) Windows
2 65 (11.80%) Linux
3 45 (8.17%) Unix
4 21 (3.81%) AIX
5 20 (3.63%) Windows 10
6 13 (2.36%) Solaris
7 10 (1.81%) Android
8 8 (1.45%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.18%) HPUX
12 1 (0.18%) NetWare
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 70 (12.70%) Change Management
4 66 (11.98%) TDD
5 60 (10.89%) DevOps
6 51 (9.26%) MVC
7 50 (9.07%) Test Automation
8 48 (8.71%) Microservices
8 48 (8.71%) Project Management
9 43 (7.80%) Migration
10 42 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (6.72%) Unit Testing
12 36 (6.53%) Asset Management
13 35 (6.35%) OO
14 34 (6.17%) Low Latency
15 33 (5.99%) Analytics
15 33 (5.99%) Investment Management
15 33 (5.99%) SDLC
16 30 (5.44%) Scrum
17 29 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 116 (21.05%) Java
2 114 (20.69%) SQL
3 105 (19.06%) C#
4 59 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 48 (8.71%) Python
6 24 (4.36%) Bash Shell
7 22 (3.99%) Perl
8 20 (3.63%) C++
8 20 (3.63%) Ruby
9 18 (3.27%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.72%) VBA
11 14 (2.54%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.18%) Korn
12 12 (2.18%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 11 (2.00%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.63%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.27%) Scala
16 6 (1.09%) BeanShell
17 5 (0.91%) C
17 5 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (7.08%) Degree
2 14 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (2.18%) Siebel Certification
4 11 (2.00%) CCNP
5 9 (1.63%) PhD
6 7 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.09%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.91%) CCNA
8 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.73%) CCIE
9 4 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.54%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.54%) ACCA
10 3 (0.54%) CIMA
10 3 (0.54%) ISEB
10 3 (0.54%) MBA
10 3 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.35%) QA
2 8 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.45%) MiFID
2 8 (1.45%) PMO
2 8 (1.45%) SLA
3 6 (1.09%) SEPA
4 3 (0.54%) EMIR
4 3 (0.54%) GCP
4 3 (0.54%) IFRS
4 3 (0.54%) PSD2
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.18%) COREP
6 1 (0.18%) GAAP
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 24 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.99%) Docker
3 12 (2.18%) Firmware
4 8 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.54%) XenApp
7 2 (0.36%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.36%) vSphere
7 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.18%) NFS
8 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (4.54%) Puppet
2 19 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.27%) Ansible
4 12 (2.18%) CFEngine
5 10 (1.81%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.81%) Terraform
6 8 (1.45%) Sysdig
7 5 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.91%) SCCM
8 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.73%) Nagios
8 4 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.54%) Kibana
10 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.36%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.36%) logstash
10 2 (0.36%) WSUS
10 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 68 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.62%) Oracle
3 26 (4.72%) Cisco
4 23 (4.17%) IBM
4 23 (4.17%) Reuters
5 21 (3.81%) Bloomberg
5 21 (3.81%) Siebel
6 20 (3.63%) Capita
7 16 (2.90%) F5
8 13 (2.36%) ServiceNow
9 12 (2.18%) SaltStack
9 12 (2.18%) SAP
9 12 (2.18%) Splunk
10 11 (2.00%) Citrix
10 11 (2.00%) Sybase
11 10 (1.81%) HP
11 10 (1.81%) VMware
12 9 (1.63%) Google
12 9 (1.63%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.45%) Red Hat