Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 202 180
Rank change year-on-year +3 -22 +19
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 616 550 647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.33% 1.22% 1.38%
As % of the General category 2.88% 2.84% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 333 465
London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £300
90th Percentile £725 £650 £688
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
London median hourly rate £18.70 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £13.64 £9.02 £21.53
% change year-on-year +51.30% -58.12% +134.35%

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 21401 19387 22047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.30% 43.17% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15482 13926 15634
London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £664
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 201 242
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.92% +14.32%
10th Percentile £13.74 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.87 £52.17
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year +0.48% +0.60% +13.60%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Central London -37 150 £550 +15.79% 46
East London -3 7 £600 -4.00% 2
West London -15 1 £500 +25.00%
South London -35 1 £500 +31.58% 1
Financial Institution
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 616 (100.00%) Finance
2 225 (36.53%) Banking
3 177 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (25.16%) SQL
5 150 (24.35%) Java
6 101 (16.40%) Front Office
7 93 (15.10%) Oracle
8 92 (14.94%) C#
9 90 (14.61%) Analytics
10 82 (13.31%) TDD
11 81 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
12 77 (12.50%) Investment Banking
13 73 (11.85%) Microsoft
14 72 (11.69%) Linux
15 68 (11.04%) Change Management
16 65 (10.55%) Project Management
17 64 (10.39%) JavaScript
17 64 (10.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 61 (9.90%) .NET
18 61 (9.90%) SDLC
19 58 (9.42%) Unix
20 57 (9.25%) Hedge funds
21 55 (8.93%) Degree
22 52 (8.44%) MiFID
22 52 (8.44%) DevOps
23 51 (8.28%) Test Automation
24 50 (8.12%) C++
24 50 (8.12%) Salesforce.com
25 49 (7.95%) Risk Management
26 48 (7.79%) Python

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 15 (2.44%) Apache
2 14 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.97%) Confluence
5 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.65%) IIS
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.32%) CMS
7 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.16%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.16%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) nginx
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 23 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.16%) InVision
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.97%) Eikon
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.32%) Kondor
6 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.32%) Summit
7 1 (0.16%) Actimize
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.11%) PaaS
4 9 (1.46%) GitHub
5 8 (1.30%) SaaS
6 5 (0.81%) Office 365
7 4 (0.65%) IaaS
7 4 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.49%) Serverless
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.32%) Datadog
9 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.14%) LAN
2 7 (1.14%) Network Security
2 7 (1.14%) WAN
3 6 (0.97%) Firewall
3 6 (0.97%) NFC
4 5 (0.81%) HTTP
4 5 (0.81%) Internet
5 4 (0.65%) FIX Connectivity
5 4 (0.65%) FTP
5 4 (0.65%) SMS
6 3 (0.49%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.49%) SAN
6 3 (0.49%) SSL
6 3 (0.49%) VPN
7 2 (0.32%) Broadband
7 2 (0.32%) DHCP
7 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.32%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.73%) Blockchain
6 16 (2.60%) Big Data
6 16 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.79%) Flink
9 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.97%) QlikView
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.49%) MySQL
13 3 (0.49%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 43 (6.98%) JIRA
2 42 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 29 (4.71%) TeamCity
4 26 (4.22%) Maven
5 25 (4.06%) Jenkins
5 25 (4.06%) Subversion
6 22 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 18 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.95%) Selenium
9 6 (0.97%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.81%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.81%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.65%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.49%) Gradle
12 3 (0.49%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.49%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.32%) Artifactory
General
1 616 (100.00%) Finance
2 225 (36.53%) Banking
3 101 (16.40%) Front Office
4 77 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.41%) Back Office
6 15 (2.44%) Retail
7 12 (1.95%) Marketing
8 11 (1.79%) Billing
9 6 (0.97%) Legal
10 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Law
12 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.32%) Electronics
13 2 (0.32%) French Language
13 2 (0.32%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Publishing
13 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 217 (35.23%) Developer
2 98 (15.91%) Analyst
3 55 (8.93%) C# Developer
4 50 (8.12%) Java Developer
5 49 (7.95%) Business Analyst
6 40 (6.49%) .NET Developer
7 32 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (4.87%) Project Manager
9 26 (4.22%) Architect
9 26 (4.22%) Quantitative Developer
10 24 (3.90%) Consultant
10 24 (3.90%) Delivery Manager
11 23 (3.73%) ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 17 (2.76%) Desktop Support
14 14 (2.27%) Administrator
14 14 (2.27%) SQL Developer
15 13 (2.11%) Data Analyst
15 13 (2.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.90%) .NET
2 42 (6.82%) FIX Protocol
3 38 (6.17%) ASP.NET
4 35 (5.68%) WCF
5 33 (5.36%) HTML
6 29 (4.71%) AngularJS
6 29 (4.71%) JMS
7 26 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (4.06%) HTML5
9 24 (3.90%) CSS
10 23 (3.73%) J2EE
10 23 (3.73%) XML
11 20 (3.25%) Web Services
12 19 (3.08%) RESTful
13 17 (2.76%) Ultra Messaging
14 15 (2.44%) Kendo UI
15 13 (2.11%) REST
15 13 (2.11%) SOAP
16 12 (1.95%) Kafka
16 12 (1.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (10.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 57 (9.25%) Hedge funds
4 43 (6.98%) Derivative
5 33 (5.36%) Virtual Team
6 30 (4.87%) Computer Science
7 28 (4.55%) Fintech
8 27 (4.38%) Fixed Income
9 26 (4.22%) Equities
9 26 (4.22%) Market Risk
10 24 (3.90%) Management Information System
11 20 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (2.60%) Credit Risk
12 16 (2.60%) Reference Data
13 14 (2.27%) OTC Derivatives
14 13 (2.11%) Data Centre
14 13 (2.11%) User Experience
15 9 (1.46%) Data Structures
16 7 (1.14%) Mobile App
16 7 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.69%) Linux
2 58 (9.42%) Unix
3 43 (6.98%) Windows
4 11 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.46%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.14%) Solaris
7 6 (0.97%) AIX
7 6 (0.97%) SUSE
8 5 (0.81%) Android
9 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (14.61%) Analytics
3 82 (13.31%) TDD
4 68 (11.04%) Change Management
5 65 (10.55%) Project Management
6 61 (9.90%) SDLC
7 52 (8.44%) DevOps
8 51 (8.28%) Test Automation
9 49 (7.95%) Risk Management
10 47 (7.63%) Workflow
11 45 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (5.84%) AOP
12 36 (5.84%) BDD
12 36 (5.84%) Low Latency
13 34 (5.52%) Mentoring
13 34 (5.52%) MVC
13 34 (5.52%) Performance Management
14 29 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (4.55%) Data Modelling
15 28 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (25.16%) SQL
2 150 (24.35%) Java
3 92 (14.94%) C#
4 64 (10.39%) JavaScript
5 50 (8.12%) C++
6 48 (7.79%) Python
7 37 (6.01%) Perl
8 31 (5.03%) Shell Script
9 23 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.27%) R
11 14 (2.27%) Scala
12 12 (1.95%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.62%) VBA
14 9 (1.46%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.14%) ES6
15 7 (1.14%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.97%) Apex Code
17 5 (0.81%) Korn
18 3 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (8.93%) Degree
2 17 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (2.76%) PhD
3 14 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.62%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.97%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.97%) PMP
8 6 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.65%) CFA
9 4 (0.65%) RHCE
10 3 (0.49%) CISSP
10 3 (0.49%) Siebel Certification
11 2 (0.32%) CISA
11 2 (0.32%) CISM
11 2 (0.32%) MBA
11 2 (0.32%) MCSE
11 2 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.44%) MiFID
2 42 (6.82%) QA
3 26 (4.22%) EMIR
4 8 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.30%) PMO
5 6 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.97%) GDPR
6 5 (0.81%) SLA
7 4 (0.65%) Basel II
8 3 (0.49%) AS 2805
8 3 (0.49%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.32%) COBIT
9 2 (0.32%) IFRS
9 2 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.32%) PSD2
10 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (2.76%) Docker
2 13 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.14%) NFS
4 6 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (0.81%) Samba
5 5 (0.81%) SRDF
5 5 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.81%) Veritas File System
6 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.32%) XenApp
8 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.16%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.16%) Squid
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.79%) Puppet
2 10 (1.62%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.46%) Ansible
4 7 (1.14%) SCCM
4 7 (1.14%) Terraform
5 5 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
5 5 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.49%) Control-M
7 3 (0.49%) Packer
8 2 (0.32%) Consul
8 2 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.16%) logstash
9 1 (0.16%) Nagios
9 1 (0.16%) OpenView
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (15.10%) Oracle
2 73 (11.85%) Microsoft
3 50 (8.12%) Salesforce.com
4 43 (6.98%) Sybase
5 27 (4.38%) AppDynamics
6 24 (3.90%) TIBCO
7 20 (3.25%) Bloomberg
8 17 (2.76%) Currenex
9 12 (1.95%) Citrix
9 12 (1.95%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.95%) Splunk
10 11 (1.79%) HP
11 10 (1.62%) VMware
12 9 (1.46%) IBM
12 9 (1.46%) Reuters
13 8 (1.30%) Ab Initio
13 8 (1.30%) ION Trading
14 7 (1.14%) Capita
14 7 (1.14%) Fidessa
14 7 (1.14%) Tableau