Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 211 191
Rank change year-on-year -23 -20 +41
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 532 491 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.15% 1.23% 1.34%
As % of the General category 2.57% 2.76% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 323 362
London median daily rate £538 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £394 £413 £350
90th Percentile £721 £713 £663
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +12.20% -
10th Percentile £18.70 £15.00 £19.75
90th Percentile £21.75 £23.00 £21.25
England median hourly rate £19.03 £23.00 £15.47
% change year-on-year -17.26% +48.67% -0.19%

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 20,728 17,759 19,958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.96% 44.67% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,823 12,629 14,333
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £298
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 183 205
London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +0.72% +16.80%
10th Percentile £14.40 £11.32 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.59 £64.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £26.11 £25.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year +4.43% -6.99% +18.46%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -30 147 £525 - 37
East London -3 13 £375 -42.31% 5
West London -36 1 £500 +17.65% 10
North London - 1 £650 -
Financial Institution
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 532 (100.00%) Finance
2 185 (34.77%) Banking
3 145 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (21.43%) Java
4 114 (21.43%) SQL
5 86 (16.17%) C#
6 82 (15.41%) Problem-Solving
7 70 (13.16%) .NET
8 68 (12.78%) Linux
8 68 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
9 66 (12.41%) Microsoft
10 62 (11.65%) Analytics
11 61 (11.47%) Windows
12 60 (11.28%) DevOps
13 57 (10.71%) Front Office
14 56 (10.53%) JavaScript
15 55 (10.34%) Project Management
16 51 (9.59%) Hedge funds
17 50 (9.40%) SQL Server
18 48 (9.02%) Change Management
19 46 (8.65%) QA
19 46 (8.65%) Test Automation
20 45 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
21 44 (8.27%) Unix
21 44 (8.27%) Equities
21 44 (8.27%) TDD
22 43 (8.08%) Web Services
23 42 (7.89%) Python
23 42 (7.89%) ASP.NET
24 41 (7.71%) Oracle

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 18 (3.38%) Tomcat
2 17 (3.20%) JBoss
3 12 (2.26%) Confluence
4 10 (1.88%) Apache
5 7 (1.32%) MQSeries
6 5 (0.94%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.94%) CMS
6 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.38%) IIS
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.19%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.32%) Actimize
1 7 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (0.56%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.38%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.38%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.38%) Sonata
4 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.19%) Summit
4 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.88%) Office 365
4 9 (1.69%) PaaS
5 8 (1.50%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.13%) SaaS
7 5 (0.94%) IaaS
8 4 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.56%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.56%) npm
9 3 (0.56%) Route 53
9 3 (0.56%) Serverless
9 3 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.38%) FTP
2 13 (2.44%) LAN
3 11 (2.07%) DNS
3 11 (2.07%) WAN
4 9 (1.69%) HTTP
4 9 (1.69%) Internet
5 8 (1.50%) Firewall
5 8 (1.50%) Network Security
6 6 (1.13%) SMS
6 6 (1.13%) WLAN
7 5 (0.94%) BGP
7 5 (0.94%) DHCP
7 5 (0.94%) MPLS
7 5 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.94%) VoIP
7 5 (0.94%) VPN
8 4 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.75%) OSPF
8 4 (0.75%) SAN
9 3 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (5.83%) Blockchain
4 23 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.63%) Siebel EIM
7 10 (1.88%) Big Data
7 10 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (1.50%) MySQL
10 7 (1.32%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.13%) DB2
12 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.94%) MS Access
12 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.75%) OLAP
13 4 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
13 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.08%) JIRA
3 16 (3.01%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.82%) Maven
5 12 (2.26%) Selenium
5 12 (2.26%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.50%) Bitbucket
8 7 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 7 (1.32%) webpack
9 6 (1.13%) Grunt
9 6 (1.13%) gulp
9 6 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.13%) Subversion
10 5 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.94%) MSBuild
10 5 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 532 (100.00%) Finance
2 185 (34.77%) Banking
3 57 (10.71%) Front Office
4 40 (7.52%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.26%) Retail
6 13 (2.44%) Legal
7 12 (2.26%) Back Office
8 10 (1.88%) Marketing
9 6 (1.13%) Billing
10 4 (0.75%) Law
11 3 (0.56%) French Language
11 3 (0.56%) Publishing
11 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.38%) German Language
12 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 174 (32.71%) Developer
2 79 (14.85%) Analyst
3 49 (9.21%) C# Developer
4 37 (6.95%) Java Developer
5 35 (6.58%) Business Analyst
6 34 (6.39%) .NET Developer
7 30 (5.64%) Consultant
8 26 (4.89%) Project Manager
9 24 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (4.32%) Architect
11 22 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (3.76%) Senior Developer
13 19 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 19 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
14 17 (3.20%) Administrator
15 16 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
16 15 (2.82%) Network Engineer
17 14 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
17 14 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (13.16%) .NET
2 43 (8.08%) Web Services
3 42 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 37 (6.95%) REST
5 34 (6.39%) HTML
6 28 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (5.26%) WCF
7 25 (4.70%) XML
8 24 (4.51%) HTML5
8 24 (4.51%) Kendo UI
9 23 (4.32%) AngularJS
10 21 (3.95%) SOAP
11 20 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (3.76%) CSS
12 19 (3.57%) Node.js
13 18 (3.38%) RESTful
14 15 (2.82%) JSP
14 15 (2.82%) Kafka
14 15 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 14 (2.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (9.59%) Hedge funds
3 44 (8.27%) Equities
4 39 (7.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (6.39%) Fixed Income
6 30 (5.64%) Fintech
7 21 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 19 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (3.20%) Data Centre
9 17 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (2.63%) Derivative
10 14 (2.63%) Market Risk
11 13 (2.44%) User Experience
12 12 (2.26%) Credit Risk
12 12 (2.26%) SWIFT
13 11 (2.07%) Computer Science
14 7 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
15 6 (1.13%) Clustering
15 6 (1.13%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 68 (12.78%) Linux
2 61 (11.47%) Windows
3 44 (8.27%) Unix
4 20 (3.76%) AIX
5 10 (1.88%) Solaris
5 10 (1.88%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.75%) Android
8 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) NetWare
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (15.41%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (11.65%) Analytics
4 60 (11.28%) DevOps
5 55 (10.34%) Project Management
6 48 (9.02%) Change Management
7 46 (8.65%) Test Automation
8 45 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (8.27%) TDD
10 40 (7.52%) OO
11 35 (6.58%) Migration
11 35 (6.58%) MVC
12 33 (6.20%) Asset Management
12 33 (6.20%) Microservices
13 31 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (5.45%) Investment Management
14 29 (5.45%) SDLC
15 28 (5.26%) AOP
16 27 (5.08%) Workflow
17 26 (4.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 114 (21.43%) Java
1 114 (21.43%) SQL
2 86 (16.17%) C#
3 56 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 42 (7.89%) Python
5 26 (4.89%) Perl
6 23 (4.32%) C++
7 21 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 19 (3.57%) Ruby
9 13 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.07%) VBA
11 10 (1.88%) BeanShell
11 10 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.88%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.69%) Java 8
12 9 (1.69%) Korn
12 9 (1.69%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
12 9 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (6.20%) Degree
2 19 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.01%) PhD
4 15 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.07%) CCNP
6 9 (1.69%) Siebel Certification
7 7 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (1.13%) CCIE
8 6 (1.13%) CCNA
8 6 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.56%) MBA
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.56%) PMP
10 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.56%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.65%) QA
2 12 (2.26%) EMIR
2 12 (2.26%) MiFID
3 9 (1.69%) SEPA
4 8 (1.50%) PMO
5 5 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.56%) GDPR
7 2 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.38%) IFRS
7 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.38%) SLA
8 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.19%) Basel II
8 1 (0.19%) COREP
8 1 (0.19%) GAAP
System Software
1 24 (4.51%) Active Directory
1 24 (4.51%) Docker
2 9 (1.69%) Firmware
3 4 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.75%) vSphere
4 3 (0.56%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.57%) Ansible
1 19 (3.57%) Puppet
2 15 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.69%) CFEngine
4 8 (1.50%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.32%) SCCM
5 7 (1.32%) Terraform
6 6 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.56%) CASB
8 3 (0.56%) Nagios
8 3 (0.56%) Sysdig
9 2 (0.38%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.38%) PingFederate
10 1 (0.19%) Marathon
10 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.19%) Suricata
Vendors
1 66 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.71%) Oracle
3 23 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (4.14%) Bloomberg
4 22 (4.14%) Cisco
5 21 (3.95%) Capita
6 20 (3.76%) Reuters
7 19 (3.57%) ServiceNow
8 16 (3.01%) F5
9 15 (2.82%) RapidMiner
10 14 (2.63%) IBM
10 14 (2.63%) Siebel
11 12 (2.26%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.69%) SaltStack
13 8 (1.50%) Citrix
13 8 (1.50%) Sybase
14 7 (1.32%) HP
14 7 (1.32%) Splunk
15 6 (1.13%) Infoblox
15 6 (1.13%) SevOne