Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 498 490 547
Rank change year-on-year -8 +57 -98
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 173 161 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.31% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the General category 1.03% 0.87% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 80 97
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £164 £319 £88
90th Percentile £661 £650 £570
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.05 £11.42 £9.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.03% +26.68% -44.09%
10th Percentile £13.42 £8.44 £8.44
90th Percentile £15.09 £16.68 £9.56
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £15.86 £9.02
% change year-on-year +17.91% +75.93% -52.11%

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 16,803 18,498 18,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.17% 34.35% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,960 11,082 11,261
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.60% +2.56% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £238
90th Percentile £585 £575 £556
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 611 690 715
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.37 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.20% +5.48% -3.85%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.72 £11.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.53 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.47
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.17% -2.12%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
North of England +10 55 £430 -4.44% 21
Yorkshire +6 38 £400 -11.11% 8
South East -33 37 £438 -2.78% 10
South West -6 32 £575 +4.55% 1
Midlands -6 20 £386 -2.22% 7
Scotland -15 19 £400 -11.11% 7
North West -14 12 £440 -2.22% 10
West Midlands -23 11 £450 +63.64% 7
East Midlands +11 9 £83 -83.83%
Wales -18 6 £350 - 6
North East - 5 £650 - 3
Northern Ireland +37 2 £444 -4.36%
East of England +9 2 - - 3
Channel Islands - 1 £425 -
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 173 (100.00%) Finance
2 47 (27.17%) Banking
3 44 (25.43%) Microsoft
4 42 (24.28%) SQL
5 41 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (23.70%) Change Management
6 37 (21.39%) Windows
7 31 (17.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 23 (13.29%) Linux
8 23 (13.29%) VMware
9 22 (12.72%) Oracle
9 22 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (10.98%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (10.98%) JavaScript
10 19 (10.98%) Active Directory
11 17 (9.83%) Project Management
11 17 (9.83%) Unix
11 17 (9.83%) DevOps
12 16 (9.25%) Python
12 16 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
13 15 (8.67%) Java
13 15 (8.67%) Degree
14 14 (8.09%) .NET
15 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
15 13 (7.51%) HTML
15 13 (7.51%) Migration
15 13 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (6.94%) SAN
16 12 (6.94%) OO

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 7 (4.05%) SAS
1 7 (4.05%) SharePoint
1 7 (4.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.73%) GemFire
2 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.16%) CMS
3 2 (1.16%) Confluence
3 2 (1.16%) JBoss
3 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.58%) Appian
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.89%) SPSS
4 4 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.58%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.89%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.31%) GitHub
4 4 (2.31%) IaaS
4 4 (2.31%) PaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.16%) npm
5 2 (1.16%) Office 365
5 2 (1.16%) SaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.94%) SAN
2 9 (5.20%) NAS
3 5 (2.89%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (2.89%) Firewall
3 5 (2.89%) Wireless
4 3 (1.73%) DNS
5 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.58%) DSL
6 1 (0.58%) FCoE
6 1 (0.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.58%) SSH
6 1 (0.58%) SSL
6 1 (0.58%) VSAN
6 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.20%) Big Data
3 7 (4.05%) DB2
4 6 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.47%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.89%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.73%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.73%) MS Access
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.16%) Power BI
8 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.58%) DataStage
9 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.89%) Ant
2 5 (2.89%) JIRA
2 5 (2.89%) Maven
3 3 (1.73%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.16%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.16%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.16%) Bower
4 2 (1.16%) Gradle
4 2 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.16%) Spinnaker
5 1 (0.58%) Concordion
5 1 (0.58%) git-flow
5 1 (0.58%) GitLab
5 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 173 (100.00%) Finance
2 47 (27.17%) Banking
3 7 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Law
4 2 (1.16%) Legal
4 2 (1.16%) Marketing
4 2 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Front Office
5 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (21.97%) Developer
2 36 (20.81%) Analyst
3 13 (7.51%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.36%) Architect
5 9 (5.20%) Java Developer
6 8 (4.62%) .NET Developer
6 8 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.05%) NetApp Engineer
7 7 (4.05%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.47%) NAS Engineer
8 6 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.47%) Service Analyst
9 5 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (2.89%) IT Analyst
9 5 (2.89%) SAN Engineer
9 5 (2.89%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 5 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (2.89%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (2.89%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.09%) .NET
2 13 (7.51%) HTML
3 7 (4.05%) Node.js
4 6 (3.47%) CSS
5 5 (2.89%) EJB
5 5 (2.89%) HTML5
5 5 (2.89%) React
5 5 (2.89%) Spring
6 4 (2.31%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.31%) CSS3
6 4 (2.31%) jQuery
6 4 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.31%) Web Services
7 3 (1.73%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.73%) Java SE
7 3 (1.73%) JDBC
7 3 (1.73%) JSP
7 3 (1.73%) LDAP
7 3 (1.73%) Servlets
7 3 (1.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.62%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.47%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.47%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.89%) User Experience
6 4 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.73%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.16%) Fintech
8 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.58%) CMDB
9 1 (0.58%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.58%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.39%) Windows
2 23 (13.29%) Linux
3 17 (9.83%) Unix
4 8 (4.62%) Solaris
5 7 (4.05%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (2.31%) Android
7 2 (1.16%) AIX
7 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.58%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.58%) Debian
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (23.70%) Change Management
2 31 (17.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 19 (10.98%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (9.83%) DevOps
4 17 (9.83%) Project Management
5 13 (7.51%) Migration
5 13 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (6.94%) OO
6 12 (6.94%) SDLC
7 11 (6.36%) Test Automation
8 10 (5.78%) Analytics
9 8 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.05%) OOP
10 7 (4.05%) Scrum
10 7 (4.05%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.47%) TDD
11 6 (3.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.28%) SQL
2 19 (10.98%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.25%) Python
4 15 (8.67%) Java
5 9 (5.20%) C#
6 8 (4.62%) Groovy
7 7 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.47%) Ruby
9 5 (2.89%) Perl
9 5 (2.89%) R
10 4 (2.31%) Java 8
10 4 (2.31%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.31%) VBA
11 3 (1.73%) C++
12 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.16%) Tcl
12 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.58%) Jython
13 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.67%) Degree
2 5 (2.89%) Master's Degree
3 4 (2.31%) CISSP
4 2 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.58%) APMP
5 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.58%) CCA
5 1 (0.58%) CISA
5 1 (0.58%) CISM
5 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.58%) MBA
5 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) PMO
2 6 (3.47%) IFRS
3 5 (2.89%) IFRS 9
3 5 (2.89%) SLA
4 4 (2.31%) QA
5 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.16%) GDPR
5 2 (1.16%) SEPA
6 1 (0.58%) FINREP
6 1 (0.58%) FRS 29
6 1 (0.58%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.58%) TARGET2
System Software
1 19 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.20%) NFS
3 8 (4.62%) Docker
4 7 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.47%) vSphere
6 3 (1.73%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) SCCM
2 9 (5.20%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.89%) NetApp OnCommand
5 4 (2.31%) PowerCLI
5 4 (2.31%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.73%) Terraform
7 2 (1.16%) vRealize
8 1 (0.58%) Ansible
8 1 (0.58%) CASB
8 1 (0.58%) Kibana
8 1 (0.58%) logstash
8 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.58%) Puppet
8 1 (0.58%) QRadar
8 1 (0.58%) SCOM
8 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (25.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.29%) VMware
3 22 (12.72%) Oracle
4 9 (5.20%) NetApp
5 7 (4.05%) EMC
6 6 (3.47%) Apple
6 6 (3.47%) Cisco
6 6 (3.47%) IBM
7 5 (2.89%) Brocade
7 5 (2.89%) Tableau
8 4 (2.31%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.31%) Google
9 3 (1.73%) Teradata
9 3 (1.73%) Veritas
10 2 (1.16%) F5
10 2 (1.16%) PlateSpin
10 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.16%) SAP
10 2 (1.16%) Sybase
11 1 (0.58%) Splunk