Period
to 19 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Institution over the 6 months to 19 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 400 486 508
Rank change year-on-year +86 +22 +27
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 210 187 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.46% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.32% 0.98% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 109 66
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £329 £193 £339
90th Percentile £600 £675 £620
UK median daily rate £538 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.27% - +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £14.05 £8.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.83% +62.90% -4.33%
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £8.63
% change year-on-year +3.31% +109.86% -4.33%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15,851 19,174 20,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 34.74% 34.94% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,321 11,244 12,419
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £258 £262 £250
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £478 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +0.58% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 865 855
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -13.04% +12.20%
10th Percentile £12.41 £11.25 £10.93
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.70
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.76% -6.67% +8.97%

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Financial Institution as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in the UK excluding London

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Financial Institution in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Institution in the UK excluding London

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Institution in the UK excluding London

Financial Institution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Institution in the UK excluding London

Financial Institution
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 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
North of England +125 136 £500 +16.28% 13
Yorkshire +98 128 £500 +25.00% 6
Midlands +55 26 £475 +439.77% 4
South East +12 22 £448 +1.70% 7
East Midlands +30 14 £550 +560.66% 3
West Midlands +41 12 £400 -1.23% 1
Scotland +17 11 £500 +17.65% 3
South West -33 11 £550 +4.76% 3
North West +17 8 £330 -25.00% 5
Wales +23 4 £538 +53.57% 1
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 210 (100.00%) Finance
2 144 (68.57%) Change Management
3 142 (67.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 93 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (32.38%) Python
6 62 (29.52%) DevOps
7 54 (25.71%) Banking
8 42 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 41 (19.52%) Release Management
10 39 (18.57%) Process Improvement
11 30 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 29 (13.81%) Scrum
13 28 (13.33%) JIRA
14 24 (11.43%) Splunk
15 23 (10.95%) Kanban
15 23 (10.95%) Linux
16 22 (10.48%) Git (software)
17 21 (10.00%) GitHub
18 20 (9.52%) SIEM
18 20 (9.52%) Google
19 19 (9.05%) Windows
19 19 (9.05%) Java
20 18 (8.57%) Test Automation
20 18 (8.57%) Use Case
20 18 (8.57%) GCP
21 17 (8.10%) Analytics
21 17 (8.10%) Ansible
21 17 (8.10%) Hedge funds
21 17 (8.10%) Microsoft
22 16 (7.62%) Migration

Financial Institution
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 16 (7.62%) Confluence
2 9 (4.29%) Jupyter
2 9 (4.29%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.86%) IIS
3 6 (2.86%) SAS
4 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.43%) Apache
5 3 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.43%) WordPress
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Eikon
2 1 (0.48%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.00%) GitHub
2 18 (8.57%) GCP
3 16 (7.62%) AWS
4 11 (5.24%) Azure
5 7 (3.33%) Slack
6 4 (1.90%) Office 365
7 3 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.43%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.43%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.95%) IaaS
9 1 (0.48%) npm
9 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) VPN
2 7 (3.33%) BGP
3 6 (2.86%) Multicast
4 5 (2.38%) EIGRP
4 5 (2.38%) Firewall
4 5 (2.38%) Junos
4 5 (2.38%) MPLS
4 5 (2.38%) OSPF
4 5 (2.38%) VPLS
4 5 (2.38%) WAN
5 4 (1.90%) RIP
6 3 (1.43%) DHCP
6 3 (1.43%) Internet
6 3 (1.43%) LAN
6 3 (1.43%) Wireless
7 2 (0.95%) HTTP
7 2 (0.95%) NAS
7 2 (0.95%) SAN
7 2 (0.95%) SSL
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.14%) Big Data
2 14 (6.67%) BigQuery
3 7 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.38%) Pentaho
4 5 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (2.38%) QlikView
4 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 28 (13.33%) JIRA
3 22 (10.48%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (4.29%) Gradle
6 7 (3.33%) Selenium
7 6 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.86%) Xcode
8 4 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.90%) Maven
9 3 (1.43%) Grunt
9 3 (1.43%) webpack
10 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.95%) GitLab
10 2 (0.95%) JUnit
10 2 (0.95%) Mockito
10 2 (0.95%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.48%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.48%) TestNG
11 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 210 (100.00%) Finance
2 54 (25.71%) Banking
3 4 (1.90%) Retail
4 3 (1.43%) Publishing
5 2 (0.95%) Front Office
5 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Law
5 2 (0.95%) Legal
5 2 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (36.19%) Developer
2 46 (21.90%) Analyst
3 44 (20.95%) Python Developer
4 31 (14.76%) Business Analyst
5 19 (9.05%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.24%) Business IT Analyst
6 11 (5.24%) IT Analyst
6 11 (5.24%) IT Business Analyst
6 11 (5.24%) Lead Developer
7 10 (4.76%) Architect
7 10 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.29%) Splunk Analyst
9 8 (3.81%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 7 (3.33%) Finance Business Analyst
10 7 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
10 7 (3.33%) Financial Business Analyst
10 7 (3.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 7 (3.33%) Security Analyst
10 7 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.71%) HTML
2 11 (5.24%) CSS
3 9 (4.29%) NumPy
3 9 (4.29%) Pandas
3 9 (4.29%) PySpark
3 9 (4.29%) REST
3 9 (4.29%) scikit-learn
4 8 (3.81%) JSON
4 8 (3.81%) Node.js
4 8 (3.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (3.33%) .NET
5 7 (3.33%) RESTful
5 7 (3.33%) Spring
6 6 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.38%) Middleware
7 5 (2.38%) OAuth
8 4 (1.90%) Ajax
8 4 (1.90%) HTML5
8 4 (1.90%) jQuery
8 4 (1.90%) NgRx
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.10%) Hedge funds
2 11 (5.24%) User Experience
3 10 (4.76%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.33%) PMI
5 6 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.38%) Cyberattack
7 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.43%) Blog
8 3 (1.43%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.95%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.95%) Clustering
9 2 (0.95%) Equities
9 2 (0.95%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.95%) iSeries
9 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.95%) Linux
2 19 (9.05%) Windows
3 7 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.86%) Android
4 6 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.38%) Unix
5 5 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (68.57%) Change Management
2 142 (67.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 93 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (29.52%) DevOps
5 42 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 41 (19.52%) Release Management
7 39 (18.57%) Process Improvement
8 29 (13.81%) Scrum
9 23 (10.95%) Kanban
10 20 (9.52%) SIEM
11 18 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 18 (8.57%) Use Case
12 17 (8.10%) Analytics
13 16 (7.62%) Migration
13 16 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (7.14%) Product Roadmap
14 15 (7.14%) Risk Management
15 14 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
16 12 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.38%) Python
2 19 (9.05%) Java
3 15 (7.14%) SQL
4 12 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.24%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.29%) R
7 6 (2.86%) Apple Swift
8 5 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.43%) Go
9 3 (1.43%) Perl
9 3 (1.43%) Ruby
10 2 (0.95%) C#
10 2 (0.95%) Groovy
10 2 (0.95%) Java 8
10 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.48%) C
11 1 (0.48%) ES6
11 1 (0.48%) PHP
11 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (4.29%) Degree
2 7 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.86%) CCIE
4 5 (2.38%) CCIE Service Provider
4 5 (2.38%) PMP
5 4 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.95%) CCNA
6 2 (0.95%) CCNP
6 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) GDPR
2 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) PMO
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.38%) Docker
3 4 (1.90%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.95%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (8.10%) Ansible
2 5 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.38%) OPNET
3 4 (1.90%) Puppet
3 4 (1.90%) Terraform
3 4 (1.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.95%) SCCM
5 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (11.43%) Splunk
2 20 (9.52%) Google
3 17 (8.10%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.14%) VMware
5 11 (5.24%) NetApp
6 9 (4.29%) Cisco
7 8 (3.81%) Oracle
8 6 (2.86%) EMC
8 6 (2.86%) Juniper
9 3 (1.43%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.43%) IBM
10 2 (0.95%) Aruba
10 2 (0.95%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.95%) Citrix
10 2 (0.95%) CQG
10 2 (0.95%) F5
10 2 (0.95%) Fidessa
10 2 (0.95%) HP
10 2 (0.95%) Reuters