Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 2020 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 282 218 242
Rank change year-on-year -64 +24 -20
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 244 575 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 1.29% 1.18%
As % of the General category 1.87% 2.75% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 344 317
London median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +7.84%
10th Percentile £361 £375 £400
90th Percentile £688 £738 £705
England median daily rate £500 £550 £539
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.09% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.70
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £15.86
% change year-on-year - +17.91% +73.81%

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 13,039 20,878 22,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 43.13% 46.88% 48.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,173 14,778 16,154
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £307
90th Percentile £713 £700 £688
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 248 241
London median hourly rate £25.07 £24.08 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +9.43% -
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.79 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.73 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.76 £22.00 £22.18
% change year-on-year -1.09% -0.81% +5.62%

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 22 January 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 January 2020. 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 +8 55 £513 -6.82% 36
West London +31 4 £300 -16.67% 4
East London +29 2 £600 -5.88% 2
South London +37 1 £500 -35.48% 1
Financial Institution
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Finance
2 80 (32.79%) Banking
3 54 (22.13%) Change Management
4 53 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (17.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 35 (14.34%) DevOps
6 35 (14.34%) Java
7 30 (12.30%) SQL
7 30 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (11.89%) Windows
8 29 (11.89%) Degree
8 29 (11.89%) Hedge funds
9 28 (11.48%) Python
10 23 (9.43%) Linux
10 23 (9.43%) Azure
11 22 (9.02%) Microsoft
11 22 (9.02%) Front Office
12 21 (8.61%) SAP
13 20 (8.20%) .NET
13 20 (8.20%) Back Office
13 20 (8.20%) Migration
14 19 (7.79%) Cisco
14 19 (7.79%) Computer Science
15 18 (7.38%) PowerShell
15 18 (7.38%) SQL Server
15 18 (7.38%) C#
15 18 (7.38%) Project Management
15 18 (7.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (6.97%) Citrix

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 7 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.05%) Mattermost
3 4 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.28%) BusinessWorks
1 8 (3.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.82%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Global One
3 1 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.43%) Azure
2 16 (6.56%) AWS
3 14 (5.74%) Office 365
4 8 (3.28%) GCP
5 4 (1.64%) GitHub
6 3 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.82%) IaaS
7 2 (0.82%) Serverless
8 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.41%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.41%) ShareGate
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.10%) HTTP
2 8 (3.28%) WAN
3 7 (2.87%) Firewall
3 7 (2.87%) NAS
4 4 (1.64%) LAN
4 4 (1.64%) Network Security
5 3 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.23%) DNS
5 3 (1.23%) Skype
5 3 (1.23%) Wireless
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.82%) MPLS
6 2 (0.82%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.82%) SAN
6 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.82%) WebEx
7 1 (0.41%) Internet
7 1 (0.41%) VoIP
7 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.28%) Big Data
4 7 (2.87%) MySQL
5 5 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.82%) HBase
8 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.41%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (5.33%) JIRA
1 13 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.87%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.46%) Maven
5 4 (1.64%) InstallShield
5 4 (1.64%) MSI
5 4 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.64%) WinDbg
6 3 (1.23%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.82%) Ant
7 2 (0.82%) GitLab
7 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.41%) Postman
8 1 (0.41%) RStudio
8 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
General
1 244 (100.00%) Finance
2 80 (32.79%) Banking
3 22 (9.02%) Front Office
4 20 (8.20%) Back Office
5 16 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.56%) Retail
6 13 (5.33%) Legal
7 5 (2.05%) French Language
8 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.23%) Prime Brokerage
9 2 (0.82%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.82%) German Language
9 2 (0.82%) Law
9 2 (0.82%) Publishing
9 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (27.05%) Developer
2 55 (22.54%) Analyst
3 25 (10.25%) Business Analyst
4 20 (8.20%) Architect
5 17 (6.97%) C# Developer
6 16 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.15%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.74%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (5.74%) SQL Developer
9 12 (4.92%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 12 (4.92%) SSIS Developer
9 12 (4.92%) VB.NET Developer
10 9 (3.69%) Analyst Developer
10 9 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.28%) Integration Analyst
11 8 (3.28%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.28%) Software Analyst
11 8 (3.28%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.20%) .NET
2 13 (5.33%) Spring
3 10 (4.10%) JSON
3 10 (4.10%) RESTful
3 10 (4.10%) XML
4 8 (3.28%) SOAP
4 8 (3.28%) TIBCO EMS
4 8 (3.28%) XSD
5 7 (2.87%) Web Services
6 6 (2.46%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.46%) CSS
7 5 (2.05%) HTML
8 4 (1.64%) D3.js
8 4 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (1.64%) Kafka
8 4 (1.64%) React
9 3 (1.23%) Swagger
9 3 (1.23%) Vue.js
10 2 (0.82%) Flask
10 2 (0.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.89%) Hedge funds
3 18 (7.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (4.51%) Equities
5 10 (4.10%) Analytical Mindset
5 10 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.69%) Derivative
7 8 (3.28%) Blackberry
7 8 (3.28%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.46%) User Experience
9 4 (1.64%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.64%) FMCG
9 4 (1.64%) iPhone
9 4 (1.64%) PMI
9 4 (1.64%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.23%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.23%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.89%) Windows
2 23 (9.43%) Linux
3 16 (6.56%) Unix
4 12 (4.92%) Windows 10
5 10 (4.10%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.46%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.64%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.13%) Change Management
2 53 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 35 (14.34%) DevOps
5 20 (8.20%) Migration
6 19 (7.79%) Computer Science
7 18 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (7.38%) Project Management
8 17 (6.97%) Asset Management
8 17 (6.97%) ITIL
9 16 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (6.15%) Test Automation
11 14 (5.74%) Analytics
11 14 (5.74%) Project Delivery
11 14 (5.74%) TDD
12 13 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (4.92%) Integration Testing
13 12 (4.92%) SDLC
13 12 (4.92%) Service Delivery
14 11 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.34%) Java
2 30 (12.30%) SQL
3 28 (11.48%) Python
4 18 (7.38%) C#
4 18 (7.38%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.92%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.28%) Java 8
6 8 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.87%) C++
8 6 (2.46%) VBScript
9 4 (1.64%) Go
9 4 (1.64%) VB
9 4 (1.64%) VBA
10 3 (1.23%) C
10 3 (1.23%) Perl
11 2 (0.82%) R
11 2 (0.82%) Ruby
11 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.41%) F#
12 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (11.89%) Degree
2 13 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.87%) CCNP
3 7 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.05%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.82%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.82%) CCNA
6 2 (0.82%) CCSA
6 2 (0.82%) CCSE
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.82%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) QA
2 7 (2.87%) PMO
3 4 (1.64%) GDPR
3 4 (1.64%) NIST
3 4 (1.64%) PSD2
4 1 (0.41%) COREP
4 1 (0.41%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.41%) FINREP
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.69%) Active Directory
1 9 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.46%) Docker
3 5 (2.05%) XenApp
4 4 (1.64%) DFS Replication
4 4 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.64%) Xen
4 4 (1.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.92%) Ansible
2 8 (3.28%) Control-M
3 6 (2.46%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.46%) Terraform
4 5 (2.05%) SCCM
5 4 (1.64%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (1.64%) Kibana
5 4 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.64%) Perfmon
5 4 (1.64%) Puppet
5 4 (1.64%) SCOM
5 4 (1.64%) WSUS
5 4 (1.64%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.82%) Salt
7 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.61%) SAP
3 19 (7.79%) Cisco
4 17 (6.97%) Citrix
5 15 (6.15%) VMware
6 14 (5.74%) Splunk
7 9 (3.69%) Cadence
8 8 (3.28%) BMC
8 8 (3.28%) EMC
8 8 (3.28%) TIBCO
9 7 (2.87%) F5
10 6 (2.46%) Dell
10 6 (2.46%) HP
10 6 (2.46%) NetApp
10 6 (2.46%) Oracle
10 6 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.05%) McAfee
11 5 (2.05%) MuleSoft
11 5 (2.05%) Tableau
12 4 (1.64%) Palo Alto