Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Institution over the 6 months to 19 January 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 364 313
Rank change year-on-year +32 -51 +31
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 715 618 812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.84% 1.75% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 375 551
UK median daily rate £538 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £259 £250
90th Percentile £698 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £424
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.60% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 4
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £9.13 £21.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.81% -56.57% +128.77%
10th Percentile £8.44 £8.44 £16.70
90th Percentile £18.70 £9.56 £45.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.64 £9.13 £18.83
% change year-on-year +49.48% -51.53% +105.40%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 38,955 35,351 42,829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 36.48% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,803 23,447 27,210
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 864 902 1,170
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -5.66% +17.78%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £49.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.87 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.46% -9.09% +5.77%

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Financial Institution as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 19 January 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
England +20 690 £543 +11.57% 226
London -9 554 £550 +8.86% 188
UK excluding London +32 158 £450 +12.50% 43
South East 0 59 £475 -3.55% 9
North of England +50 39 £450 +12.15% 10
Yorkshire +34 26 £450 +2.56% 6
Scotland -7 19 £450 +9.09% 5
Midlands -8 19 £92 -20.69% 10
East Midlands -17 17 £92 -9.80% 8
North West -1 13 £494 +41.07% 3
South West +7 11 £525 +23.53% 6
East of England -2 8 £219 +45.83% 2
Wales - 3 - -
West Midlands +10 2 £275 -38.89% 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 715 (100.00%) Finance
2 255 (35.66%) Banking
3 193 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (21.12%) Java
5 142 (19.86%) SQL
6 116 (16.22%) C#
7 88 (12.31%) Analytics
7 88 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
8 87 (12.17%) Microsoft
9 83 (11.61%) Oracle
9 83 (11.61%) Front Office
10 82 (11.47%) .NET
11 79 (11.05%) Linux
12 78 (10.91%) Project Management
13 75 (10.49%) JavaScript
14 74 (10.35%) Investment Banking
15 72 (10.07%) DevOps
16 67 (9.37%) Windows
17 66 (9.23%) TDD
18 64 (8.95%) Degree
19 60 (8.39%) Unix
20 57 (7.97%) ASP.NET
21 55 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 52 (7.27%) Test Automation
23 51 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
24 50 (6.99%) Salesforce.com
24 50 (6.99%) SDLC
25 48 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
25 48 (6.71%) Hedge funds
25 48 (6.71%) Risk Management

Financial Institution
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (1.96%) Apache
2 12 (1.68%) Confluence
3 9 (1.26%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.12%) SAS
4 8 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.12%) WordPress
5 7 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.84%) JBoss
7 5 (0.70%) CMS
7 5 (0.70%) IIS
7 5 (0.70%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 25 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) InVision
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.98%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.56%) Actimize
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.56%) Eikon
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.28%) Kondor
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.28%) Sonata
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.14%) Summit
5 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.54%) PaaS
5 8 (1.12%) IaaS
6 7 (0.98%) SaaS
7 5 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.70%) Office 365
7 5 (0.70%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.56%) GitHub
9 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.28%) Datadog
10 2 (0.28%) npm
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.14%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) Google Play
11 1 (0.14%) Serverless
11 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.38%) Internet
2 14 (1.96%) Firewall
2 14 (1.96%) Wireless
3 13 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.68%) WAN
5 9 (1.26%) LAN
6 8 (1.12%) SAN
7 7 (0.98%) Network Security
8 6 (0.84%) ATM
8 6 (0.84%) NFC
8 6 (0.84%) SSL
8 6 (0.84%) VPN
9 5 (0.70%) DHCP
9 5 (0.70%) DNS
10 4 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
10 4 (0.56%) NAS
10 4 (0.56%) SMS
11 3 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.42%) MPLS
11 3 (0.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (3.50%) Big Data
5 17 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 17 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.10%) Blockchain
7 14 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.26%) MySQL
10 8 (1.12%) Flink
10 8 (1.12%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.12%) QlikView
11 7 (0.98%) GIS
11 7 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (6.71%) JIRA
2 38 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.36%) Selenium
4 22 (3.08%) Maven
5 15 (2.10%) Subversion
6 14 (1.96%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (1.40%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.12%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.98%) MSBuild
10 7 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.84%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.70%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.56%) ANTLR
13 4 (0.56%) Gradle
13 4 (0.56%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 715 (100.00%) Finance
2 255 (35.66%) Banking
3 83 (11.61%) Front Office
4 74 (10.35%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.94%) Retail
6 20 (2.80%) Marketing
7 13 (1.82%) Back Office
8 10 (1.40%) Legal
9 8 (1.12%) Brand Awareness
9 8 (1.12%) Law
10 7 (0.98%) Billing
11 6 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.56%) French Language
13 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.42%) Publishing
14 2 (0.28%) Games
14 2 (0.28%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (29.23%) Developer
2 152 (21.26%) Analyst
3 67 (9.37%) Business Analyst
4 66 (9.23%) C# Developer
5 48 (6.71%) .NET Developer
6 42 (5.87%) Java Developer
7 41 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 31 (4.34%) Delivery Manager
10 30 (4.20%) Consultant
11 27 (3.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (3.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 23 (3.22%) Service Analyst
13 20 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (2.52%) Quantitative Developer
15 17 (2.38%) Architect
15 17 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
16 15 (2.10%) Administrator
16 15 (2.10%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (11.47%) .NET
2 57 (7.97%) ASP.NET
3 45 (6.29%) HTML
4 42 (5.87%) WCF
5 38 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (4.34%) AngularJS
7 29 (4.06%) CSS
7 29 (4.06%) SOAP
8 27 (3.78%) HTML5
8 27 (3.78%) Web Services
9 26 (3.64%) XML
10 25 (3.50%) Kendo UI
11 23 (3.22%) FIX Protocol
12 22 (3.08%) REST
13 18 (2.52%) Node.js
14 17 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (2.38%) J2EE
14 17 (2.38%) RESTful
15 15 (2.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 14 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 88 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 48 (6.71%) Hedge funds
4 34 (4.76%) Equities
5 29 (4.06%) Derivative
6 26 (3.64%) Virtual Team
7 25 (3.50%) Computer Science
8 24 (3.36%) Fixed Income
9 23 (3.22%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.94%) Fintech
10 21 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (2.94%) Market Risk
11 16 (2.24%) Credit Risk
11 16 (2.24%) Data Centre
12 15 (2.10%) Reference Data
12 15 (2.10%) User Experience
13 13 (1.82%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.54%) SWIFT
15 10 (1.40%) Client/Server
16 9 (1.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.05%) Linux
2 67 (9.37%) Windows
3 60 (8.39%) Unix
4 18 (2.52%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.68%) AIX
6 11 (1.54%) Solaris
6 11 (1.54%) Windows 10
6 11 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.26%) SUSE
8 8 (1.12%) Android
9 7 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (12.31%) Analytics
3 78 (10.91%) Project Management
4 72 (10.07%) DevOps
5 66 (9.23%) TDD
6 52 (7.27%) Test Automation
7 51 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (6.99%) SDLC
9 48 (6.71%) Risk Management
10 47 (6.57%) MVC
11 46 (6.43%) Change Management
12 45 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (5.45%) Scrum
14 37 (5.17%) Business Analysis
15 36 (5.03%) OO
16 34 (4.76%) BDD
16 34 (4.76%) Release Management
17 30 (4.20%) Mathematics
17 30 (4.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 151 (21.12%) Java
2 142 (19.86%) SQL
3 116 (16.22%) C#
4 75 (10.49%) JavaScript
5 45 (6.29%) C++
6 42 (5.87%) Python
7 30 (4.20%) Perl
8 24 (3.36%) Shell Script
9 20 (2.80%) Bash Shell
10 17 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.10%) TypeScript
12 14 (1.96%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.96%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.68%) Scala
13 12 (1.68%) VBA
14 10 (1.40%) Ruby
15 8 (1.12%) Korn
15 8 (1.12%) R
16 7 (0.98%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.84%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 64 (8.95%) Degree
2 25 (3.50%) PhD
3 22 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.82%) PMP
6 12 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
8 10 (1.40%) CISSP
8 10 (1.40%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.98%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.84%) CCNP
12 4 (0.56%) CCIE
12 4 (0.56%) RHCE
13 3 (0.42%) CCNA
13 3 (0.42%) MCSE
14 2 (0.28%) CCDP
14 2 (0.28%) OCA
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.17%) QA
2 26 (3.64%) MiFID
3 18 (2.52%) EMIR
4 12 (1.68%) GDPR
5 10 (1.40%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.26%) PMO
6 9 (1.26%) SLA
7 8 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.12%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.70%) SEPA
9 4 (0.56%) Basel II
9 4 (0.56%) PSD2
10 3 (0.42%) AS 2805
10 3 (0.42%) FATCA
10 3 (0.42%) GCP
10 3 (0.42%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.28%) IFRS
12 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 31 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.66%) Docker
3 9 (1.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (0.98%) NFS
5 5 (0.70%) Samba
5 5 (0.70%) SRDF
5 5 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.70%) Veritas File System
5 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.42%) vSphere
6 3 (0.42%) XenApp
6 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.28%) Firmware
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.14%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (2.24%) SCCM
2 15 (2.10%) Ansible
2 15 (2.10%) Puppet
3 11 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.98%) Terraform
6 5 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.56%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.42%) Control-M
8 3 (0.42%) Packer
9 2 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.28%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.28%) Consul
9 2 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.28%) Nagios
10 1 (0.14%) Grafana
10 1 (0.14%) Marathon
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 87 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 83 (11.61%) Oracle
3 50 (6.99%) Salesforce.com
4 27 (3.78%) Red Hat
5 19 (2.66%) Sybase
6 18 (2.52%) Bloomberg
7 15 (2.10%) IBM
7 15 (2.10%) RapidMiner
8 14 (1.96%) Citrix
8 14 (1.96%) TIBCO
9 13 (1.82%) HP
10 12 (1.68%) Cisco
11 11 (1.54%) Capita
11 11 (1.54%) VMware
12 10 (1.40%) Tableau
13 9 (1.26%) AppDynamics
13 9 (1.26%) EMC
13 9 (1.26%) Veritas
14 8 (1.12%) Apple
14 8 (1.12%) Dell