Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 200 196
Rank change year-on-year -32 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 561 617 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.22% 1.37% 1.30%
As % of the General category 2.73% 2.95% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 389 348
London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £400 £400 £371
90th Percentile £714 £725 £669
England median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
London median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.70% - -
England median hourly rate £18.10 £8.63 £9.02
% change year-on-year +109.86% -4.33% -58.12%

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 20,582 20,925 19,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.64% 46.46% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,709 15,143 13,907
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £322 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 176 208
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.62% +11.25% -8.05%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.30 £10.68
90th Percentile £56.06 £47.25 £59.31
England median hourly rate £23.58 £26.22 £23.72
% change year-on-year -10.09% +10.56% +3.49%

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 October 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 19 October 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 -31 142 £525 -4.55% 31
South London -18 2 £775 +58.97%
North London - 2 £650 -
East London -32 1 £500 -18.37% 5
Financial Institution
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 561 (100.00%) Finance
2 184 (32.80%) Banking
3 179 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (21.57%) SQL
5 114 (20.32%) Java
6 111 (19.79%) C#
7 77 (13.73%) Change Management
8 73 (13.01%) Oracle
8 73 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (12.83%) .NET
10 67 (11.94%) SQL Server
10 67 (11.94%) DevOps
11 65 (11.59%) Microsoft
12 64 (11.41%) Front Office
13 59 (10.52%) Python
13 59 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
14 57 (10.16%) Investment Banking
15 56 (9.98%) TDD
15 56 (9.98%) Linux
16 54 (9.63%) Windows
16 54 (9.63%) JavaScript
17 50 (8.91%) Project Management
18 49 (8.73%) XML
19 48 (8.56%) Migration
20 46 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 46 (8.20%) Degree
20 46 (8.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 45 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
22 44 (7.84%) Hedge funds
22 44 (7.84%) Asset Management

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 17 (3.03%) SAS
2 9 (1.60%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.43%) Confluence
4 6 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.36%) Apache
8 2 (0.36%) Appian
8 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.18%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) InVision
5 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (2.67%) Actimize
2 7 (1.25%) ION MarketView
3 6 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.53%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.36%) Eikon
5 2 (0.36%) Kondor
5 2 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.36%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.18%) Endur
6 1 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Summit
6 1 (0.18%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 59 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.57%) PaaS
4 15 (2.67%) Office 365
5 10 (1.78%) IaaS
5 10 (1.78%) OpenShift
6 9 (1.60%) GitHub
7 8 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.07%) SaaS
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.89%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.89%) Datadog
10 5 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.89%) Route 53
10 5 (0.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.32%) LAN
1 13 (2.32%) VPN
1 13 (2.32%) WAN
2 12 (2.14%) Internet
3 8 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.25%) DNS
4 7 (1.25%) FTP
4 7 (1.25%) SAN
5 6 (1.07%) Firewall
6 5 (0.89%) Broadband
6 5 (0.89%) HTTP
6 5 (0.89%) Wireless
7 4 (0.71%) Network Security
8 3 (0.53%) DHCP
8 3 (0.53%) Intranet
8 3 (0.53%) MPLS
8 3 (0.53%) NAS
8 3 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (0.36%) DMZ
9 2 (0.36%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.14%) Big Data
6 12 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.96%) Blockchain
8 10 (1.78%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.78%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.78%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.60%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.60%) Siebel EIM
10 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.07%) Couchbase
12 5 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.74%) Selenium
4 17 (3.03%) JIRA
4 17 (3.03%) Maven
5 16 (2.85%) SpecFlow
5 16 (2.85%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (1.43%) Subversion
9 7 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.89%) Artifactory
10 5 (0.89%) JUnit
10 5 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.89%) webpack
11 4 (0.71%) Zephyr
12 3 (0.53%) Gradle
12 3 (0.53%) Grunt
12 3 (0.53%) gulp
General
1 561 (100.00%) Finance
2 184 (32.80%) Banking
3 64 (11.41%) Front Office
4 57 (10.16%) Investment Banking
5 38 (6.77%) Retail
6 33 (5.88%) Back Office
7 11 (1.96%) Legal
8 8 (1.43%) Marketing
9 6 (1.07%) Billing
10 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.53%) International Banking
12 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.36%) Law
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 210 (37.43%) Developer
2 82 (14.62%) Analyst
3 74 (13.19%) C# Developer
4 50 (8.91%) .NET Developer
5 35 (6.24%) Java Developer
5 35 (6.24%) Project Manager
6 33 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 32 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (5.53%) Architect
9 29 (5.17%) Consultant
10 28 (4.99%) SQL Developer
11 26 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (4.28%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (4.10%) Senior Developer
14 19 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 17 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (2.50%) C++ Developer
16 14 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
16 14 (2.50%) Data Analyst
17 13 (2.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.83%) .NET
2 49 (8.73%) XML
3 44 (7.84%) HTML
4 41 (7.31%) ASP.NET
5 40 (7.13%) Web Services
6 36 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (5.70%) AngularJS
8 31 (5.53%) Middleware
9 30 (5.35%) WCF
10 26 (4.63%) React
11 23 (4.10%) CSS
12 21 (3.74%) LINQ
12 21 (3.74%) Spring
13 19 (3.39%) JMS
13 19 (3.39%) Kendo UI
14 18 (3.21%) HTML5
14 18 (3.21%) REST
15 17 (3.03%) RESTful
16 16 (2.85%) WPF
17 15 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.84%) Hedge funds
3 40 (7.13%) Equities
4 39 (6.95%) Fixed Income
5 28 (4.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.74%) Fintech
8 18 (3.21%) User Experience
9 16 (2.85%) Derivative
10 15 (2.67%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.50%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.60%) OTC Derivatives
14 8 (1.43%) Replication
15 7 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 6 (1.07%) Mobile App
16 6 (1.07%) Public Cloud
16 6 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.98%) Linux
2 54 (9.63%) Windows
3 40 (7.13%) Unix
4 23 (4.10%) Windows 10
5 13 (2.32%) Android
5 13 (2.32%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.60%) Solaris
8 5 (0.89%) AIX
8 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.71%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.18%) HPUX
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (13.73%) Change Management
3 73 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
4 67 (11.94%) DevOps
5 56 (9.98%) TDD
6 50 (8.91%) Project Management
7 48 (8.56%) Migration
8 46 (8.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 44 (7.84%) Asset Management
10 41 (7.31%) MVC
11 39 (6.95%) Scrum
11 39 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (6.24%) Analytics
14 34 (6.06%) Multithreading
15 33 (5.88%) Microservices
16 32 (5.70%) SDLC
16 32 (5.70%) Unit Testing
17 29 (5.17%) Data Analysis
18 28 (4.99%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (21.57%) SQL
2 114 (20.32%) Java
3 111 (19.79%) C#
4 59 (10.52%) Python
5 54 (9.63%) JavaScript
6 37 (6.60%) C++
7 33 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 27 (4.81%) Perl
9 25 (4.46%) Ruby
10 16 (2.85%) Scala
11 14 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.14%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.96%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.78%) Java 8
14 10 (1.78%) VBA
15 9 (1.60%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.60%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.43%) C
16 8 (1.43%) Go
16 8 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (8.20%) Degree
2 12 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.78%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.25%) MCSE
5 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.89%) CISM
7 5 (0.89%) CISSP
7 5 (0.89%) PhD
8 4 (0.71%) CRISC
8 4 (0.71%) Siebel Certification
9 3 (0.53%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.53%) CCNP
9 3 (0.53%) CIMA
9 3 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.53%) ISEB
9 3 (0.53%) PMP
9 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.17%) QA
2 18 (3.21%) PMO
3 15 (2.67%) SLA
4 8 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.07%) MiFID
6 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.53%) GDPR
7 3 (0.53%) IFRS
7 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.53%) PSD2
8 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.36%) EMIR
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 32 (5.70%) Docker
2 17 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.71%) Firmware
5 4 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.53%) vSphere
6 3 (0.53%) XenApp
7 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.36%) KVM
7 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.18%) NFS
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (4.46%) Ansible
2 24 (4.28%) Kubernetes
3 22 (3.92%) Terraform
4 20 (3.57%) Puppet
5 16 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.07%) Nagios
7 5 (0.89%) Sysdig
8 4 (0.71%) CFEngine
8 4 (0.71%) SCCM
8 4 (0.71%) Suricata
9 3 (0.53%) Consul
9 3 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.36%) Kibana
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%) Control-M
11 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (13.01%) Oracle
2 65 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.74%) IBM
4 17 (3.03%) Splunk
5 16 (2.85%) Sybase
6 15 (2.67%) SAP
6 15 (2.67%) Tableau
7 14 (2.50%) Citrix
8 13 (2.32%) Cisco
8 13 (2.32%) VMware
9 12 (2.14%) Google
10 11 (1.96%) Informatica
11 10 (1.78%) Blue Prism
11 10 (1.78%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.78%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.60%) Siebel
13 8 (1.43%) Alteryx
13 8 (1.43%) Bloomberg
14 7 (1.25%) HP
14 7 (1.25%) Software AG