Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 464 463 527
Rank change year-on-year -1 +64 -16
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 193 162 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.37% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the General category 1.23% 0.94% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 73 81
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -5.33%
10th Percentile £180 £215 £81
90th Percentile £623 £613 £563
UK median daily rate £550 £535 £475
% change year-on-year +2.80% +12.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.05 £13.64 £9.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% +49.48% -51.53%
10th Percentile £13.06 £8.44 £8.44
90th Percentile £15.78 £16.76 £9.56
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £15.86 £9.13
% change year-on-year +17.91% +73.81% -56.57%

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 15,719 17,228 16,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.73% 33.22% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,388 10,261 10,227
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £594 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 662 684
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £26.87 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +7.46% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.80 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -6.14%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +26 75 £400 -11.11% 25
Yorkshire +14 55 £400 -11.11% 12
South West -3 34 £575 +9.52% 3
Scotland +11 29 £425 -5.56% 5
South East -29 29 £538 +13.16% 9
North West -1 20 £315 -6.67% 8
Midlands 0 19 £360 +291.30% 4
East Midlands 0 10 £85 -8.15% 2
West Midlands -10 9 £450 +63.64% 2
Wales -8 5 £350 -
East of England +5 1 - - 11
Northern Ireland - 1 £388 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £425 -
Financial Institution
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Finance
2 62 (32.12%) Banking
3 51 (26.42%) Change Management
4 43 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (22.28%) Microsoft
4 43 (22.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 33 (17.10%) Windows
5 33 (17.10%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (15.54%) SQL
7 27 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (12.95%) Project Management
9 24 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (9.84%) VMware
11 19 (9.84%) Investment Banking
12 18 (9.33%) Active Directory
12 18 (9.33%) Linux
12 18 (9.33%) DevOps
13 17 (8.81%) Oracle
14 14 (7.25%) JavaScript
15 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
15 13 (6.74%) SAN
15 13 (6.74%) Migration
16 12 (6.22%) Unix
16 12 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (5.70%) Java
17 11 (5.70%) NetApp
17 11 (5.70%) Penetration Testing
18 10 (5.18%) Scrum

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 4 (2.07%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.55%) SAS
2 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.04%) CMS
3 2 (1.04%) GemFire
4 1 (0.52%) Appian
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.52%) Confluence
4 1 (0.52%) FileNet
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Eikon
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.15%) PaaS
4 6 (3.11%) IaaS
5 4 (2.07%) SaaS
6 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.55%) Office 365
6 3 (1.55%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.04%) GitHub
7 2 (1.04%) npm
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.52%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.74%) SAN
2 10 (5.18%) Firewall
3 9 (4.66%) NAS
4 5 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.07%) Wireless
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.55%) DNS
6 3 (1.55%) LAN
6 3 (1.55%) VPN
6 3 (1.55%) WAN
7 2 (1.04%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.04%) Multicast
8 1 (0.52%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.52%) VoIP
8 1 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.11%) Big Data
2 6 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.11%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.59%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.07%) DB2
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.55%) Power BI
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.04%) MS Access
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.52%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.52%) DataStage
7 1 (0.52%) OLAP
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.07%) Ant
2 4 (2.07%) Maven
3 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.55%) JIRA
4 2 (1.04%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.04%) Bower
4 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.04%) Gradle
4 2 (1.04%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.04%) Spinnaker
5 1 (0.52%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.52%) Appium
5 1 (0.52%) git-flow
5 1 (0.52%) GitLab
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 193 (100.00%) Finance
2 62 (32.12%) Banking
3 19 (9.84%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.11%) Back Office
5 5 (2.59%) Front Office
6 4 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.07%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Law
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
7 2 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (18.65%) Analyst
2 34 (17.62%) Developer
3 17 (8.81%) Project Manager
4 15 (7.77%) Architect
5 9 (4.66%) Consultant
6 8 (4.15%) .NET Developer
6 8 (4.15%) Support Engineer
7 7 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (3.63%) NetApp Engineer
7 7 (3.63%) Senior Developer
7 7 (3.63%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (3.11%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.11%) NAS Engineer
8 6 (3.11%) SAN Engineer
9 5 (2.59%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.59%) Junior
9 5 (2.59%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 5 (2.59%) Senior Manager
9 5 (2.59%) Service Analyst
9 5 (2.59%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.18%) .NET
2 9 (4.66%) HTML
3 6 (3.11%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.07%) EJB
4 4 (2.07%) ISPF
4 4 (2.07%) Spring
4 4 (2.07%) Web Services
5 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.55%) CSS
5 3 (1.55%) HTML5
6 2 (1.04%) CSS3
6 2 (1.04%) Flash
6 2 (1.04%) Java SE
6 2 (1.04%) JDBC
6 2 (1.04%) jQuery
6 2 (1.04%) JSP
6 2 (1.04%) React
6 2 (1.04%) Servlets
6 2 (1.04%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.15%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.11%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.59%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.59%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.07%) Cyberattack
6 4 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.07%) Equities
6 4 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.07%) User Experience
7 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.55%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Fintech
8 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.10%) Windows
2 18 (9.33%) Linux
3 12 (6.22%) Unix
4 7 (3.63%) Android
4 7 (3.63%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (2.59%) zOS
6 4 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.07%) Solaris
7 2 (1.04%) AIX
7 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.52%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.52%) Debian
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.42%) Change Management
2 43 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 33 (17.10%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (12.95%) Project Management
5 24 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (9.33%) DevOps
8 13 (6.74%) Migration
9 11 (5.70%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.18%) Scrum
10 10 (5.18%) SDLC
11 9 (4.66%) Analytics
11 9 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.66%) Test Automation
12 8 (4.15%) OO
13 7 (3.63%) Information Security
13 7 (3.63%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (3.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.54%) SQL
2 14 (7.25%) JavaScript
3 11 (5.70%) Java
4 10 (5.18%) Python
5 8 (4.15%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.63%) Groovy
7 6 (3.11%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.11%) Ruby
8 5 (2.59%) C#
9 4 (2.07%) JCL
9 4 (2.07%) Perl
9 4 (2.07%) REXX
9 4 (2.07%) VBA
10 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.04%) C++
11 2 (1.04%) Java 8
11 2 (1.04%) Tcl
11 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.52%) Jython
12 1 (0.52%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (3.11%) CISA
1 6 (3.11%) CISM
1 6 (3.11%) CISSP
2 5 (2.59%) Degree
3 3 (1.55%) CCIE
3 3 (1.55%) CCNP
3 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (1.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.52%) APMP
4 1 (0.52%) CEH
4 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.52%) MBA
4 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) PMO
2 5 (2.59%) GDPR
3 4 (2.07%) COBIT
4 3 (1.55%) QA
5 2 (1.04%) PA-DSS
5 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.04%) SEPA
5 2 (1.04%) SLA
6 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.52%) FINREP
6 1 (0.52%) FRS 29
6 1 (0.52%) IFRS
6 1 (0.52%) PSD2
6 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.52%) TARGET2
System Software
1 18 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.66%) NFS
3 7 (3.63%) Docker
3 7 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.11%) vSphere
5 4 (2.07%) ACF2
5 4 (2.07%) RACF
6 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.66%) SCCM
2 8 (4.15%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.59%) NetApp OnCommand
4 5 (2.59%) Terraform
5 4 (2.07%) PowerCLI
5 4 (2.07%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.55%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.04%) Ansible
7 2 (1.04%) Puppet
7 2 (1.04%) vRealize
8 1 (0.52%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.52%) Kibana
8 1 (0.52%) logstash
8 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.52%) QRadar
8 1 (0.52%) SCOM
8 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.84%) VMware
3 17 (8.81%) Oracle
4 11 (5.70%) NetApp
5 10 (5.18%) Cisco
6 9 (4.66%) EMC
7 6 (3.11%) Apple
7 6 (3.11%) IBM
8 5 (2.59%) Brocade
8 5 (2.59%) F5
8 5 (2.59%) Splunk
8 5 (2.59%) Tableau
9 4 (2.07%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.07%) Google
10 3 (1.55%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.55%) Reuters
10 3 (1.55%) Speakerbus
10 3 (1.55%) Teradata
10 3 (1.55%) Veritas
10 3 (1.55%) Wallstreet Suite