Period
to 27 June 2019

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 27 June 2019 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 235 198
Rank change year-on-year +52 -37 +5
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 608 522 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.51% 1.15% 1.38%
As % of the General category 3.52% 2.57% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 268 385
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £396 £413
90th Percentile £713 £721 £725
England median daily rate £550 £538 £550
% change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.30% -6.52% -
England median hourly rate £19.50 £19.03 £23.00
% change year-on-year +2.47% -17.26% +120.31%

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 17,259 20,334 18,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.78% 44.77% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,964 14,609 13,135
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £348 £315 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 229 191
London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34% -1.14%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.90 £11.33
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.78 £56.25
England median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +4.00% -4.76%

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019. 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 -25 106 £550 +11.11% 14
East London -1 9 £625 +66.67%
West London - 2 £555 - 1
Financial Institution
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, 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.

1 608 (100.00%) Finance
2 209 (34.38%) Banking
3 185 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (18.42%) Change Management
4 112 (18.42%) Hedge funds
5 108 (17.76%) SQL
6 106 (17.43%) DevOps
7 97 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
8 92 (15.13%) Java
9 86 (14.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 75 (12.34%) C#
10 75 (12.34%) Python
11 73 (12.01%) Degree
12 71 (11.68%) .NET
12 71 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
13 67 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 67 (11.02%) Project Management
14 65 (10.69%) Migration
14 65 (10.69%) Microsoft
15 61 (10.03%) Cybersecurity
16 60 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
17 57 (9.38%) Windows
18 53 (8.72%) Linux
19 52 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
20 51 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
21 50 (8.22%) SQL Server
21 50 (8.22%) QA
21 50 (8.22%) TDD
21 50 (8.22%) Test Automation
22 49 (8.06%) JavaScript

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 (2.47%) Apache Spark
2 12 (1.97%) Confluence
3 9 (1.48%) Apache
4 8 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.15%) MS Project Server
6 6 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.66%) Appian
7 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (0.66%) Mule
7 4 (0.66%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.49%) CMS
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.49%) SAS
8 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.33%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.33%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) InVision
6 1 (0.16%) Sketch
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (1.48%) SAP BPC
1 9 (1.48%) SAP CO
1 9 (1.48%) SAP FI
1 9 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.82%) Actimize
3 4 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.66%) Summit
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Global One
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 97 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (6.09%) Office 365
4 31 (5.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.30%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.81%) PaaS
7 10 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
7 10 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.48%) IaaS
9 7 (1.15%) Serverless
10 6 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.99%) Power Platform
10 6 (0.99%) SaaS
11 5 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.82%) AWS OpsWorks
11 5 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.40%) Firewall
2 37 (6.09%) WAN
3 20 (3.29%) DNS
3 20 (3.29%) LAN
4 15 (2.47%) DHCP
5 12 (1.97%) BGP
6 8 (1.32%) MPLS
6 8 (1.32%) OSPF
6 8 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.32%) VPN
7 7 (1.15%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.99%) Multicast
8 6 (0.99%) Network Security
9 5 (0.82%) Internet
9 5 (0.82%) Skype
10 4 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.66%) HTTP
10 4 (0.66%) SAN
11 3 (0.49%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.25%) Big Data
3 29 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (4.28%) MySQL
6 22 (3.62%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.97%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.97%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.64%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.48%) Redis
11 9 (1.48%) SAP BW
12 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.99%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.99%) Power BI
14 5 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 33 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.93%) JIRA
4 18 (2.96%) Bitbucket
5 15 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.64%) Maven
6 10 (1.64%) Selenium
7 9 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.32%) GitLab
9 6 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.99%) Gradle
9 6 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.82%) CircleCI
10 5 (0.82%) GoCD
10 5 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.82%) Travis CI
11 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 608 (100.00%) Finance
2 209 (34.38%) Banking
3 47 (7.73%) Retail
4 33 (5.43%) Front Office
5 25 (4.11%) Investment Banking
6 23 (3.78%) Back Office
7 10 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.48%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.82%) Billing
10 4 (0.66%) Legal
10 4 (0.66%) Marketing
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.16%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 167 (27.47%) Developer
2 82 (13.49%) Analyst
3 66 (10.86%) Project Manager
4 45 (7.40%) Architect
5 44 (7.24%) Business Analyst
6 43 (7.07%) Consultant
7 41 (6.74%) C# Developer
8 38 (6.25%) .NET Developer
9 37 (6.09%) Java Developer
10 26 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (4.11%) Network Engineer
11 25 (4.11%) Software Developer
11 25 (4.11%) SQL Developer
12 20 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (2.30%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (2.30%) Security Architect
13 14 (2.30%) SSIS Developer
14 13 (2.14%) Senior Developer
14 13 (2.14%) Senior Manager
15 12 (1.97%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.68%) .NET
2 34 (5.59%) AngularJS
3 33 (5.43%) Web Services
4 27 (4.44%) React
4 27 (4.44%) RESTful
5 24 (3.95%) Middleware
6 21 (3.45%) Spring
7 20 (3.29%) XML
8 19 (3.13%) SOAP
9 18 (2.96%) HTML
10 15 (2.47%) REST
11 14 (2.30%) Hibernate
12 12 (1.97%) CSS
13 11 (1.81%) .NET Core
13 11 (1.81%) Angular 2
13 11 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (1.81%) JSON
14 10 (1.64%) Kafka
15 9 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (1.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 112 (18.42%) Hedge funds
2 71 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.78%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (3.62%) Fixed Income
4 22 (3.62%) Public Cloud
5 20 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (2.96%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.63%) Equities
8 14 (2.30%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.30%) User Experience
9 12 (1.97%) Credit Risk
9 12 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 12 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.64%) Derivative
11 10 (1.64%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.32%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.38%) Windows
2 53 (8.72%) Linux
3 18 (2.96%) Unix
3 18 (2.96%) Windows 10
4 9 (1.48%) Ubuntu
4 9 (1.48%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.15%) Android
6 6 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.33%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (18.42%) Change Management
3 106 (17.43%) DevOps
4 86 (14.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 67 (11.02%) Project Management
6 65 (10.69%) Migration
7 61 (10.03%) Cybersecurity
8 60 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (8.22%) TDD
11 50 (8.22%) Test Automation
12 45 (7.40%) Analytics
13 42 (6.91%) SDLC
14 40 (6.58%) Continuous Deployment
15 39 (6.41%) PRINCE2
16 38 (6.25%) BDD
16 38 (6.25%) Scrum
17 36 (5.92%) Risk Management
18 33 (5.43%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 108 (17.76%) SQL
2 92 (15.13%) Java
3 75 (12.34%) C#
3 75 (12.34%) Python
4 49 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 33 (5.43%) PowerShell
6 26 (4.28%) C++
6 26 (4.28%) Scala
7 15 (2.47%) Java 8
7 15 (2.47%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.97%) Go
10 11 (1.81%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.64%) R
11 10 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.64%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.32%) Perl
12 8 (1.32%) VBA
13 7 (1.15%) Groovy
14 6 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (12.01%) Degree
2 15 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (2.14%) CISSP
4 11 (1.81%) CCNP
4 11 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (1.64%) PMP
6 9 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.48%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.32%) GIAC
8 7 (1.15%) CCIE
8 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.99%) CCSA
9 6 (0.99%) CCSE
9 6 (0.99%) CEH
9 6 (0.99%) CISA
10 5 (0.82%) CCNA
10 5 (0.82%) CISM
10 5 (0.82%) GSNA
10 5 (0.82%) PhD
10 5 (0.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.22%) QA
2 15 (2.47%) MiFID
3 11 (1.81%) SEPA
4 10 (1.64%) PSD2
5 8 (1.32%) GDPR
5 8 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.32%) PMO
6 7 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (1.15%) EMIR
7 6 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.99%) SLA
8 4 (0.66%) TARGET2
9 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.33%) COREP
10 2 (0.33%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.33%) ITGC
10 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.16%) FINREP
11 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 39 (6.41%) Docker
2 25 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.33%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.33%) vSphere
7 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.16%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (4.61%) Kubernetes
2 25 (4.11%) Ansible
3 20 (3.29%) Terraform
4 14 (2.30%) Control-M
5 13 (2.14%) Puppet
6 8 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.32%) SCCM
7 7 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.82%) Netcool
8 5 (0.82%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.33%) Kibana
10 2 (0.33%) logstash
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.33%) Nessus
10 2 (0.33%) Packer
10 2 (0.33%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 65 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.25%) Oracle
3 29 (4.77%) Cisco
4 28 (4.61%) CheckPoint
5 25 (4.11%) Cadence
5 25 (4.11%) SAP
6 20 (3.29%) VMware
7 17 (2.80%) Google
7 17 (2.80%) Informatica
8 15 (2.47%) Citrix
9 14 (2.30%) IBM
10 13 (2.14%) Sybase
10 13 (2.14%) TIBCO
11 12 (1.97%) BMC
11 12 (1.97%) EMC
12 11 (1.81%) Palo Alto
12 11 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.81%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.48%) HP
13 9 (1.48%) Splunk