Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 218 177
Rank change year-on-year -1 -41 +45
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 550 478 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 1.14% 1.48%
As % of the General category 2.62% 2.65% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 292 438
London median daily rate £550 £510 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% -2.86% +10.53%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £263
90th Percentile £703 £659 £713
England median daily rate £543 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +11.28% -2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
London median hourly rate £18.70 - £35.25
England median hourly rate £15.86 £9.13 £21.01
% change year-on-year +73.81% -56.57% +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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 21,002 18,048 20,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.54% 43.14% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,229 12,924 14,447
London median daily rate £503 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.08% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £312 £306 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 188 219
London median hourly rate £22.02 £23.71 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.13% -2.17% +27.53%
10th Percentile £14.40 £11.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £64.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.59%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -43 143 £538 +7.50% 44
East London -8 12 £625 -10.55% 9
West London -28 1 £500 +29.03% 6
South London -36 1 £500 -25.93%
Financial Institution
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 550 (100.00%) Finance
2 201 (36.55%) Banking
3 144 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (23.09%) Java
5 119 (21.64%) SQL
6 99 (18.00%) C#
7 82 (14.91%) Front Office
8 77 (14.00%) Analytics
9 76 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
10 70 (12.73%) .NET
11 69 (12.55%) Oracle
12 68 (12.36%) Investment Banking
13 66 (12.00%) Project Management
14 65 (11.82%) JavaScript
15 64 (11.64%) Linux
16 61 (11.09%) TDD
17 60 (10.91%) Microsoft
18 56 (10.18%) DevOps
19 55 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 55 (10.00%) Unix
20 51 (9.27%) Windows
21 50 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
22 49 (8.91%) SDLC
23 48 (8.73%) ASP.NET
24 46 (8.36%) Test Automation
25 45 (8.18%) C++
26 43 (7.82%) MVC
26 43 (7.82%) Change Management
27 42 (7.64%) Degree
28 41 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 13 (2.36%) Apache
2 6 (1.09%) JBoss
2 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (0.91%) Confluence
3 5 (0.91%) IIS
3 5 (0.91%) MQSeries
3 5 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.36%) CMS
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.18%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) nginx
6 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) InVision
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.27%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.73%) Actimize
2 4 (0.73%) Eikon
2 4 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.36%) Kondor
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.36%) Sonata
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.18%) Summit
4 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.45%) PaaS
4 7 (1.27%) SaaS
5 5 (0.91%) IaaS
5 5 (0.91%) Office 365
6 3 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.55%) GitHub
6 3 (0.55%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.36%) Datadog
7 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.36%) npm
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Google Play
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.18%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.82%) Firewall
2 10 (1.82%) WAN
3 8 (1.45%) Internet
3 8 (1.45%) LAN
4 7 (1.27%) Network Security
5 6 (1.09%) NFC
6 5 (0.91%) DHCP
6 5 (0.91%) SSL
6 5 (0.91%) VPN
7 4 (0.73%) DNS
7 4 (0.73%) FIX Connectivity
7 4 (0.73%) SAN
8 3 (0.55%) MPLS
8 3 (0.55%) SMS
8 3 (0.55%) WLAN
9 2 (0.36%) BGP
9 2 (0.36%) Broadband
9 2 (0.36%) HTTP
9 2 (0.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 39 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (6.73%) SQL Server
4 16 (2.91%) Big Data
4 16 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.73%) Blockchain
5 15 (2.73%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.27%) Flink
8 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.09%) MySQL
9 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.91%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (6.91%) JIRA
2 31 (5.64%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.91%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.27%) Maven
5 16 (2.91%) Selenium
6 13 (2.36%) Subversion
7 12 (2.18%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (1.45%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.09%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.09%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.73%) Gradle
12 4 (0.73%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.73%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.55%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 550 (100.00%) Finance
2 201 (36.55%) Banking
3 82 (14.91%) Front Office
4 68 (12.36%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.27%) Retail
6 13 (2.36%) Back Office
7 10 (1.82%) Marketing
8 7 (1.27%) Billing
9 6 (1.09%) Legal
10 5 (0.91%) Law
11 4 (0.73%) French Language
11 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.55%) Publishing
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) German Language
13 2 (0.36%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 191 (34.73%) Developer
2 92 (16.73%) Analyst
3 60 (10.91%) C# Developer
4 43 (7.82%) .NET Developer
5 42 (7.64%) Business Analyst
6 36 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (6.36%) Java Developer
8 28 (5.09%) Project Manager
9 27 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 21 (3.82%) Delivery Manager
12 20 (3.64%) Consultant
13 18 (3.27%) Quantitative Developer
14 17 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
15 16 (2.91%) Architect
16 14 (2.55%) Salesforce Developer
17 13 (2.36%) Service Manager
18 12 (2.18%) Desktop Support
18 12 (2.18%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.73%) .NET
2 48 (8.73%) ASP.NET
3 38 (6.91%) WCF
4 37 (6.73%) HTML
5 35 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (4.91%) AngularJS
7 26 (4.73%) XML
8 24 (4.36%) Kendo UI
9 23 (4.18%) HTML5
9 23 (4.18%) SOAP
10 22 (4.00%) CSS
10 22 (4.00%) Web Services
11 21 (3.82%) FIX Protocol
12 18 (3.27%) REST
13 17 (3.09%) J2EE
14 15 (2.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 15 (2.73%) RESTful
15 14 (2.55%) Node.js
16 12 (2.18%) JMS
17 11 (2.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 40 (7.27%) Hedge funds
4 33 (6.00%) Equities
5 28 (5.09%) Derivative
6 26 (4.73%) Virtual Team
7 24 (4.36%) Fixed Income
8 22 (4.00%) Computer Science
9 21 (3.82%) Market Risk
10 20 (3.64%) Fintech
10 20 (3.64%) Management Information System
11 17 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (2.73%) Credit Risk
12 15 (2.73%) Reference Data
13 14 (2.55%) Data Centre
14 12 (2.18%) User Experience
15 11 (2.00%) SWIFT
16 9 (1.64%) Mobile App
16 9 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
17 7 (1.27%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 64 (11.64%) Linux
2 55 (10.00%) Unix
3 51 (9.27%) Windows
4 11 (2.00%) AIX
4 11 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 10 (1.82%) Solaris
6 9 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.09%) SUSE
9 5 (0.91%) Android
9 5 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.18%) CentOS
12 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (14.00%) Analytics
3 66 (12.00%) Project Management
4 61 (11.09%) TDD
5 56 (10.18%) DevOps
6 49 (8.91%) SDLC
7 46 (8.36%) Test Automation
8 43 (7.82%) Change Management
8 43 (7.82%) MVC
9 36 (6.55%) OO
9 36 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (6.18%) BDD
12 33 (6.00%) Risk Management
13 30 (5.45%) Mathematics
14 27 (4.91%) Asset Management
15 26 (4.73%) Scrum
15 26 (4.73%) Workflow
16 25 (4.55%) Business Analysis
17 24 (4.36%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 127 (23.09%) Java
2 119 (21.64%) SQL
3 99 (18.00%) C#
4 65 (11.82%) JavaScript
5 45 (8.18%) C++
6 34 (6.18%) Python
7 30 (5.45%) Perl
8 20 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.09%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.55%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 13 (2.36%) TypeScript
12 11 (2.00%) Scala
13 10 (1.82%) Ruby
14 9 (1.64%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.27%) Korn
16 6 (1.09%) Apex Code
16 6 (1.09%) ES6
16 6 (1.09%) R
16 6 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (7.64%) Degree
2 24 (4.36%) PhD
3 22 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
6 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.09%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.91%) CCNP
9 4 (0.73%) CCIE
10 3 (0.55%) MCSE
10 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.55%) PMP
10 3 (0.55%) RHCE
11 2 (0.36%) CCDP
11 2 (0.36%) CCNA
11 2 (0.36%) CISSP
11 2 (0.36%) OCA
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.45%) QA
2 25 (4.55%) MiFID
3 18 (3.27%) EMIR
4 6 (1.09%) GDPR
4 6 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.91%) PMO
5 5 (0.91%) SLA
6 4 (0.73%) Basel II
6 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.73%) SEPA
7 2 (0.36%) AS 2805
7 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.36%) IFRS
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 20 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.73%) Docker
3 7 (1.27%) NFS
4 6 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (0.91%) Samba
5 5 (0.91%) SRDF
5 5 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.91%) Veritas File System
6 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.55%) vSphere
7 2 (0.36%) Firmware
7 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.18%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.18%) XenApp
8 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.55%) Ansible
2 13 (2.36%) Puppet
3 9 (1.64%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.27%) SCCM
5 7 (1.27%) Terraform
6 5 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.73%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.55%) Control-M
8 3 (0.55%) Packer
9 2 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.36%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.36%) Consul
9 2 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.18%) Marathon
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.18%) Nagios
10 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.18%) Suricata
Vendors
1 69 (12.55%) Oracle
2 60 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 50 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (3.27%) Sybase
5 17 (3.09%) Bloomberg
6 16 (2.91%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.73%) RapidMiner
8 12 (2.18%) Citrix
9 11 (2.00%) Capita
10 10 (1.82%) IBM
11 9 (1.64%) AppDynamics
11 9 (1.64%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.45%) Ab Initio
12 8 (1.45%) Cisco
12 8 (1.45%) ION Trading
12 8 (1.45%) VMware
13 7 (1.27%) Reuters
13 7 (1.27%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.09%) EMC
14 6 (1.09%) Veritas