Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 235 194
Rank change year-on-year +12 -41 +2
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 447 553 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.21% 1.40%
As % of the General category 2.71% 2.56% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 324 390
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £381 £400 £400
90th Percentile £700 £713 £725
England median daily rate £538 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.27% - +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.70% -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £10.02
% change year-on-year - +86.58% +11.18%

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 16,479 21,598 22,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.38% 47.26% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,487 15,348 15,932
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 258 214
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.93% +1.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.70 £13.18 £13.26
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.85 £47.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.76 £22.62
% change year-on-year +1.10% -3.78% +10.32%

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 14 October 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 14 October 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 -27 82 £550 +4.76% 35
East London +22 3 £600 +20.00% 5
West London - 2 £525 - 7
South London +48 1 £500 -35.48% 2
Financial Institution
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 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.

1 447 (100.00%) Finance
2 137 (30.65%) Banking
3 116 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (19.46%) Change Management
5 80 (17.90%) SQL
5 80 (17.90%) Hedge funds
5 80 (17.90%) DevOps
6 77 (17.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 62 (13.87%) AWS
8 61 (13.65%) Python
9 58 (12.98%) C#
9 58 (12.98%) Java
10 50 (11.19%) Project Management
11 49 (10.96%) Azure
12 48 (10.74%) Retail
13 47 (10.51%) .NET
14 44 (9.84%) Migration
14 44 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (9.40%) Degree
16 39 (8.72%) Linux
17 38 (8.50%) Microsoft
18 37 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
18 37 (8.28%) SDLC
19 34 (7.61%) Test Automation
19 34 (7.61%) Windows
20 33 (7.38%) SAP
20 33 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (7.38%) JIRA
20 33 (7.38%) PowerShell
21 32 (7.16%) Office 365

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 11 (2.46%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.01%) Confluence
3 6 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.12%) Apache
4 5 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.67%) IIS
6 3 (0.67%) Mattermost
6 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.45%) SAS
7 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.22%) CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 22 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
1 8 (1.79%) SAP BPC
1 8 (1.79%) SAP CO
1 8 (1.79%) SAP FI
1 8 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.89%) Actimize
4 2 (0.45%) Global One
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.87%) AWS
2 49 (10.96%) Azure
3 32 (7.16%) Office 365
4 16 (3.58%) GCP
5 11 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (2.46%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.57%) GitHub
6 7 (1.57%) Serverless
7 6 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (1.12%) IaaS
8 5 (1.12%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.89%) PaaS
10 3 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.45%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.94%) Firewall
2 22 (4.92%) WAN
3 13 (2.91%) DNS
4 10 (2.24%) DHCP
4 10 (2.24%) LAN
5 8 (1.79%) HTTP
6 6 (1.34%) BGP
7 5 (1.12%) NAS
7 5 (1.12%) Network Security
8 4 (0.89%) OSPF
8 4 (0.89%) SAN
8 4 (0.89%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.89%) VPN
9 3 (0.67%) VLAN
10 2 (0.45%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (0.45%) DMZ
10 2 (0.45%) FTP
10 2 (0.45%) Internet
10 2 (0.45%) MPLS
10 2 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.94%) Big Data
2 30 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (6.26%) SQL Server
4 21 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.03%) MySQL
6 14 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.79%) SAP BW
9 7 (1.57%) Redis
10 6 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.34%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.12%) Power BI
12 4 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.89%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.67%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (7.38%) JIRA
2 25 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.68%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.46%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.01%) GitLab
7 6 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.34%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.34%) Maven
7 6 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.89%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.89%) MSI
8 4 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.89%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.67%) CircleCI
9 3 (0.67%) GoCD
9 3 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.67%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.67%) Subversion
9 3 (0.67%) Travis CI
General
1 447 (100.00%) Finance
2 137 (30.65%) Banking
3 48 (10.74%) Retail
4 30 (6.71%) Front Office
5 29 (6.49%) Back Office
6 13 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.24%) Legal
8 5 (1.12%) Law
8 5 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.89%) Marketing
10 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.45%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 120 (26.85%) Developer
2 79 (17.67%) Analyst
3 43 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 40 (8.95%) C# Developer
5 38 (8.50%) Business Analyst
6 29 (6.49%) Consultant
7 27 (6.04%) .NET Developer
7 27 (6.04%) Java Developer
8 26 (5.82%) Architect
9 25 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (5.37%) SQL Developer
11 20 (4.47%) Network Engineer
12 15 (3.36%) SSIS Developer
13 13 (2.91%) Software Developer
14 12 (2.68%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 12 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (2.68%) VB.NET Developer
15 11 (2.46%) Cloud Engineer
15 11 (2.46%) Programmer
15 11 (2.46%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.51%) .NET
2 25 (5.59%) AngularJS
3 22 (4.92%) Spring
4 21 (4.70%) React
5 20 (4.47%) Web Services
6 18 (4.03%) XML
7 13 (2.91%) RESTful
8 12 (2.68%) Kafka
8 12 (2.68%) Middleware
9 11 (2.46%) Hibernate
10 10 (2.24%) .NET Core
11 9 (2.01%) Angular 2
11 9 (2.01%) HTML
11 9 (2.01%) JSON
11 9 (2.01%) SOAP
12 8 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
12 8 (1.79%) XSD
13 7 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (1.34%) Vue.js
14 6 (1.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (17.90%) Hedge funds
2 44 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (3.36%) Equities
5 14 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.91%) Fixed Income
6 13 (2.91%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.46%) User Experience
8 10 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.01%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.79%) Credit Risk
10 8 (1.79%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.57%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.34%) Grid Computing
13 5 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (1.12%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.72%) Linux
2 34 (7.61%) Windows
3 19 (4.25%) Unix
4 12 (2.68%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.57%) Android
7 6 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.34%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.22%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (19.46%) Change Management
3 80 (17.90%) DevOps
4 77 (17.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 50 (11.19%) Project Management
6 44 (9.84%) Migration
7 37 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (8.28%) SDLC
8 34 (7.61%) Test Automation
9 33 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (6.49%) TDD
11 28 (6.26%) Analytics
12 27 (6.04%) Risk Management
13 24 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (5.15%) Continuous Deployment
14 23 (5.15%) Scrum
15 22 (4.92%) Project Delivery
16 21 (4.70%) Microservices
16 21 (4.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (17.90%) SQL
2 61 (13.65%) Python
3 58 (12.98%) C#
3 58 (12.98%) Java
4 33 (7.38%) PowerShell
5 30 (6.71%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.13%) Java 8
6 14 (3.13%) Scala
6 14 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 12 (2.68%) C++
8 10 (2.24%) VBA
9 7 (1.57%) Go
9 7 (1.57%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.34%) Perl
10 6 (1.34%) VBScript
11 4 (0.89%) R
11 4 (0.89%) Ruby
11 4 (0.89%) VB
12 3 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (9.40%) Degree
2 12 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.01%) CCNP
4 7 (1.57%) CCNA
4 7 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.12%) CCIE
6 5 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.89%) CCSA
7 4 (0.89%) CCSE
7 4 (0.89%) CEH
7 4 (0.89%) CISSP
7 4 (0.89%) MCSE
7 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.67%) PhD
8 3 (0.67%) PMP
9 2 (0.45%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CISA
9 2 (0.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.36%) QA
2 13 (2.91%) MiFID
3 10 (2.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (2.24%) EMIR
4 8 (1.79%) PSD2
5 6 (1.34%) PMO
6 4 (0.89%) GDPR
6 4 (0.89%) NIST
7 2 (0.45%) COREP
7 2 (0.45%) FINREP
7 2 (0.45%) SEPA
7 2 (0.45%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.22%) ITGC
System Software
1 31 (6.94%) Docker
2 16 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.12%) XenApp
4 5 (1.12%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.89%) DFS Replication
5 4 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.89%) Xen
6 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.22%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (5.59%) Kubernetes
2 22 (4.92%) Ansible
3 19 (4.25%) Terraform
4 10 (2.24%) Control-M
5 9 (2.01%) Puppet
6 8 (1.79%) SCCM
7 6 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.12%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.12%) SCOM
8 5 (1.12%) WSUS
9 4 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.89%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.89%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.45%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.45%) Salt
10 2 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.22%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 38 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.38%) SAP
3 24 (5.37%) Cisco
4 18 (4.03%) CheckPoint
4 18 (4.03%) Oracle
5 17 (3.80%) VMware
6 15 (3.36%) Citrix
7 13 (2.91%) Cadence
8 12 (2.68%) F5
9 11 (2.46%) Palo Alto
9 11 (2.46%) Sybase
10 10 (2.24%) BMC
10 10 (2.24%) TIBCO
11 9 (2.01%) EMC
11 9 (2.01%) Splunk
12 8 (1.79%) Google
12 8 (1.79%) Juniper
13 7 (1.57%) Dell
13 7 (1.57%) HP
13 7 (1.57%) Salesforce.com