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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Institution
UK
Rank 323 336 303
Rank change year-on-year +13 -33  
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 279 334 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.63% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.63% 1.64% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 204 235
Median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £624 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.00

Financial Institution is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17103 20351 21174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.08% 38.23% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 13181 12989
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 510 499
Median hourly rate £26.38 £27.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.09% +23.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Financial Institution as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 275 £550 +5.76% 110
London +1 226 £550 +4.76% 91
City of London -31 35 £525 +5.00% 37
South East +31 26 £475 -17.39% 5
North West +28 12 - - 7
Surrey - 8 £550 - 2
Cheshire +32 7 - - 2
Berkshire - 7 £450 - 3
Reading - 7 £450 - 3
Hampshire +18 6 - -
Farnborough - 6 - -
Manchester +11 5 - - 4
Docklands, London +1 5 £650 +18.18%
South West +3 4 £408 +13.19% 2
Camberley - 4 £550 -
East Midlands -2 3 £550 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £425 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £550 - 2
Gloucester - 3 £425 - 1
Northampton - 3 £550 - 2
Yorkshire +13 2 £378 - 2
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £438 -23.91%
Bromley - 2 £650 -
Woking - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +18 1 £378 - 2
West Midlands +13 1 £390 +11.42% 1
Bristol +5 1 £390 +8.33% 1
Sheffield -1 1 - -
Milton Keynes -2 1 £500 -13.04%
Edinburgh -2 1 £375 -21.05%

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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.

1 561 (100.00%) Finance
2 199 (35.47%) Banking
3 120 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (20.32%) SQL
5 87 (15.51%) Java
6 79 (14.08%) Microsoft
7 75 (13.37%) Linux
8 68 (12.12%) C#
9 67 (11.94%) DevOps
10 63 (11.23%) Change Management
11 60 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
12 59 (10.52%) Oracle
12 59 (10.52%) Unix
13 56 (9.98%) .NET
14 55 (9.80%) Windows
15 53 (9.45%) Python
16 52 (9.27%) Project Management
16 52 (9.27%) Hedge funds
17 51 (9.09%) Risk Management
18 50 (8.91%) Fixed Income
18 50 (8.91%) Equities
19 46 (8.20%) Scrum
20 45 (8.02%) SQL Server
21 41 (7.31%) Investment Banking
21 41 (7.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 40 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
23 39 (6.95%) Retail
23 39 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
24 36 (6.42%) Workflow
25 35 (6.24%) MVC

Financial Institution
Top Related 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 17 (3.03%) Confluence
2 12 (2.14%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.25%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.07%) Apache
6 6 (1.07%) CMS
7 5 (0.89%) IIS
7 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.71%) Mule
8 4 (0.71%) SAS
9 3 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.36%) DataSynapse
10 2 (0.36%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.92%) MS Office
3 11 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.25%) MS Project
4 7 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.53%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.36%) SPSS
9 1 (0.18%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.36%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Utilities
3 2 (0.36%) Relativity
3 2 (0.36%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.36%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (1.43%) GitHub
4 7 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (0.89%) Office 365
6 2 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.18%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.28%) Firewall
2 16 (2.85%) VPN
3 15 (2.67%) Network Security
4 13 (2.32%) SSL
5 12 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.96%) Wireless
7 8 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (1.25%) HTTP
8 7 (1.25%) WAN
9 6 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.07%) LAN
9 6 (1.07%) Multicast
10 5 (0.89%) BGP
10 5 (0.89%) BIG-IP
10 5 (0.89%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.89%) MPLS
10 5 (0.89%) OSPF
11 4 (0.71%) DMZ
11 4 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.21%) Big Data
3 17 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.32%) GIS
5 13 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.14%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.25%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.07%) MySQL
10 5 (0.89%) DB2
10 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (4.81%) JIRA
2 19 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.03%) Subversion
5 8 (1.43%) Maven
5 8 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.25%) JUnit
7 6 (1.07%) NUnit
7 6 (1.07%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.89%) Mocha
8 5 (0.89%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.71%) Ant
9 4 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.71%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.71%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.53%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.53%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 561 (100.00%) Finance
2 199 (35.47%) Banking
3 41 (7.31%) Investment Banking
4 39 (6.95%) Retail
5 32 (5.70%) Front Office
6 23 (4.10%) Legal
7 19 (3.39%) Corporate Banking
8 11 (1.96%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.60%) Marketing
10 8 (1.43%) Back Office
11 7 (1.25%) German Language
12 6 (1.07%) Publishing
13 5 (0.89%) Law
14 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.53%) Military
15 2 (0.36%) Advertising
15 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.18%) Billing
16 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (27.27%) Developer
2 104 (18.54%) Analyst
3 46 (8.20%) Business Analyst
4 45 (8.02%) C# Developer
5 39 (6.95%) Consultant
6 37 (6.60%) Project Manager
7 35 (6.24%) .NET Developer
8 34 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (5.17%) Architect
9 29 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 26 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 23 (4.10%) Java Developer
12 19 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
13 18 (3.21%) Financial Analyst
14 16 (2.85%) Administrator
14 16 (2.85%) Test Manager
15 15 (2.67%) AWS Engineer
16 14 (2.50%) Service Analyst
17 13 (2.32%) Network Engineer
17 13 (2.32%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.98%) .NET
2 30 (5.35%) HTML
3 27 (4.81%) CSS
4 20 (3.57%) HTML5
5 18 (3.21%) AngularJS
5 18 (3.21%) Web Services
6 17 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
6 17 (3.03%) XML
7 16 (2.85%) CSS3
8 15 (2.67%) Spring
9 14 (2.50%) React
10 12 (2.14%) Middleware
11 11 (1.96%) JMS
12 10 (1.78%) Angular 2
12 10 (1.78%) Murex MxML
12 10 (1.78%) RESTful
13 8 (1.43%) Node.js
14 7 (1.25%) J2EE
14 7 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.27%) Hedge funds
3 50 (8.91%) Equities
3 50 (8.91%) Fixed Income
4 41 (7.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (4.81%) Derivative
6 26 (4.63%) Computer Science
7 25 (4.46%) Management Information System
8 22 (3.92%) User Experience
9 17 (3.03%) Data Centre
10 16 (2.85%) Market Risk
10 16 (2.85%) Virtual Team
11 15 (2.67%) Fintech
12 12 (2.14%) Clustering
12 12 (2.14%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.78%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
15 6 (1.07%) SWIFT
16 5 (0.89%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.37%) Linux
2 59 (10.52%) Unix
3 55 (9.80%) Windows
4 16 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.32%) Solaris
6 12 (2.14%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.43%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.07%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.71%) Android
9 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.36%) zOS
12 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.18%) Debian
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (11.94%) DevOps
3 63 (11.23%) Change Management
4 52 (9.27%) Project Management
5 51 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 46 (8.20%) Scrum
7 39 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (6.42%) Workflow
9 35 (6.24%) MVC
10 34 (6.06%) ITIL
11 33 (5.88%) Analytics
11 33 (5.88%) Asset Management
11 33 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (5.70%) Migration
13 31 (5.53%) Business Analysis
14 26 (4.63%) SDLC
15 25 (4.46%) High Availability
15 25 (4.46%) Information Security
16 22 (3.92%) Service Management
17 21 (3.74%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 114 (20.32%) SQL
2 87 (15.51%) Java
3 68 (12.12%) C#
4 53 (9.45%) Python
5 34 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 21 (3.74%) PowerShell
7 19 (3.39%) Shell Script
8 17 (3.03%) VB
9 15 (2.67%) C++
10 14 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.96%) Perl
12 10 (1.78%) R
13 9 (1.60%) Ruby
13 9 (1.60%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.43%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.43%) VBA
15 7 (1.25%) Scala
16 4 (0.71%) C
16 4 (0.71%) Groovy
16 4 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (5.70%) Degree
2 10 (1.78%) CCNP
2 10 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.25%) CISM
4 7 (1.25%) CISSP
5 6 (1.07%) CNA
5 6 (1.07%) GCIA
5 6 (1.07%) GCIH
5 6 (1.07%) GIAC
5 6 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (1.07%) Novell Certification
5 6 (1.07%) SANS
6 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.71%) CCIE
7 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.71%) PhD
8 3 (0.53%) ISEB
8 3 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.81%) QA
2 13 (2.32%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.96%) MiFID
4 9 (1.60%) SLA
5 5 (0.89%) PMO
6 3 (0.53%) EMIR
7 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.36%) FATCA
7 2 (0.36%) GDPR
7 2 (0.36%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
7 2 (0.36%) IFRS
8 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.18%) Basel III
8 1 (0.18%) FINREP
8 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
System Software
1 24 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.50%) Docker
3 9 (1.60%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.25%) XenApp
5 6 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.53%) GFS2
7 3 (0.53%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.53%) HDFS
7 3 (0.53%) NFS
7 3 (0.53%) OCFS2
7 3 (0.53%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.53%) vSphere
8 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.36%) Samba
8 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 31 (5.53%) Puppet
2 28 (4.99%) Ansible
3 8 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
4 7 (1.25%) SCCM
5 6 (1.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (1.07%) Nagios
6 5 (0.89%) SCOM
7 4 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.71%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.71%) Terraform
8 3 (0.53%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.53%) SELinux
8 3 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.36%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 79 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.52%) Oracle
3 20 (3.57%) Cisco
4 19 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 17 (3.03%) Citrix
6 15 (2.67%) Murex
7 14 (2.50%) IBM
7 14 (2.50%) Sun
8 13 (2.32%) VMware
9 11 (1.96%) SAP
10 9 (1.60%) HP
10 9 (1.60%) Sybase
11 8 (1.43%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.25%) WorldPay
13 6 (1.07%) F5
13 6 (1.07%) Remedy
13 6 (1.07%) Symantec
14 5 (0.89%) SmartStream
14 5 (0.89%) Splunk
14 5 (0.89%) TIBCO
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 500 to 550pd for 6 months minimum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
Reco Group
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London, Greater London
360 Resourcing
Rate: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
Reco Group
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago