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 23 June 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.

Financial Institution
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 305 300
Rank change year-on-year +33 -5  
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 397 388 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the General category 2.16% 1.96% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 246 269
Median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £644 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £393
% change year-on-year +8.57% +11.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 £10.44 £10.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.30% -0.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.44 £10.45
% change year-on-year - -0.11%  

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 18352 19802 22234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.20% 36.80% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12044 13204 14221
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £630 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 466 546
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.15 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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 +35 374 £550 +4.76% 115
London +7 319 £550 +4.76% 84
City of London -25 60 £550 +2.32% 39
South East +22 29 £475 -13.63% 10
Scotland +52 19 £600 +37.93% 9
Edinburgh +30 19 £600 +26.31% 9
Berkshire - 11 £540 -
Reading - 11 £540 -
North West +18 10 £450 +38.46% 17
Surrey +12 9 £475 -13.63% 2
Manchester +9 7 £450 +38.46% 4
West Midlands +18 6 £325 -29.72%
Docklands, London +3 6 £613 +22.50%
South West +1 6 £700 +7.69% 1
Birmingham +19 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 5 £375 - 4
Northern Ireland - 4 £464 -
Belfast - 4 £464 -
County Antrim - 4 £464 -
Cheshire +23 3 - - 10
Milton Keynes -14 3 £425 - 4
Basingstoke - 3 £475 -
Reigate - 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £475 - 1
Yorkshire +12 2 £413 -5.71% 1
Dorset +9 2 - - 1
Bournemouth +8 2 - -
Bromley +2 2 £475 -1.55%
Aylesbury - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire +12 1 £425 +10.38%

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 676 (100.00%) Finance
2 236 (34.91%) Banking
3 168 (24.85%) SQL
4 154 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (19.53%) Java
6 100 (14.79%) Microsoft
7 97 (14.35%) Oracle
8 94 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
9 88 (13.02%) Analytics
10 80 (11.83%) Change Management
11 75 (11.09%) C#
12 70 (10.36%) .NET
13 69 (10.21%) Linux
14 66 (9.76%) Risk Management
15 64 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 63 (9.32%) Investment Banking
17 57 (8.43%) Unix
17 57 (8.43%) Hedge funds
18 55 (8.14%) Front Office
19 53 (7.84%) Windows
20 52 (7.69%) Workflow
20 52 (7.69%) DevOps
21 49 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 46 (6.80%) MVC
22 46 (6.80%) Migration
23 45 (6.66%) Degree
24 44 (6.51%) ITIL
25 43 (6.36%) Web Services
25 43 (6.36%) HTML
25 43 (6.36%) JavaScript

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 16 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.07%) EPiServer
3 13 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (1.33%) CMS
6 8 (1.18%) Apache
6 8 (1.18%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.59%) DataSynapse
8 4 (0.59%) IIS
8 4 (0.59%) JBoss
8 4 (0.59%) SAS
8 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 38 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.18%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.44%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.30%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Utilities
3 2 (0.30%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.15%) Actimize
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
4 1 (0.15%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.92%) PaaS
4 9 (1.33%) OpenShift
5 6 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (0.59%) IaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.44%) Office 365
7 3 (0.44%) SaaS
8 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.30%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Loggly
9 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.51%) Firewall
2 11 (1.63%) HTTP
2 11 (1.63%) Internet
3 9 (1.33%) SAN
4 8 (1.18%) FTP
5 6 (0.89%) SSL
6 5 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (0.74%) NAS
7 4 (0.59%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.59%) LAN
7 4 (0.59%) Network Security
7 4 (0.59%) OSPF
7 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.44%) DHCP
8 3 (0.44%) DNS
8 3 (0.44%) VPN
8 3 (0.44%) WAN
8 3 (0.44%) Wireless
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.18%) Relational Database
2 34 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.96%) Big Data
4 15 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.07%) DB2
5 14 (2.07%) Hadoop
6 13 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.63%) GIS
9 10 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.33%) Blockchain
11 8 (1.18%) Squirro
12 7 (1.04%) QlikView
12 7 (1.04%) Siebel EIM
12 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.89%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.74%) Data Mart
14 5 (0.74%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.59%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 40 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (3.40%) Subversion
4 22 (3.25%) Maven
5 18 (2.66%) TeamCity
6 17 (2.51%) JIRA
7 16 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (1.78%) Moq
8 12 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.63%) gulp
10 8 (1.18%) NUnit
11 6 (0.89%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (0.89%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.59%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.59%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.59%) ERwin
12 4 (0.59%) JUnit
12 4 (0.59%) PowerDesigner
13 3 (0.44%) HP UFT
General
1 676 (100.00%) Finance
2 236 (34.91%) Banking
3 63 (9.32%) Investment Banking
4 55 (8.14%) Front Office
5 25 (3.70%) Marketing
6 23 (3.40%) Retail
7 13 (1.92%) German Language
8 12 (1.78%) Legal
9 11 (1.63%) Back Office
10 10 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
10 10 (1.48%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.59%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.59%) Law
13 3 (0.44%) Military
13 3 (0.44%) Publishing
14 2 (0.30%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Advertising
15 1 (0.15%) Electronics
15 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 196 (28.99%) Developer
2 111 (16.42%) Analyst
3 53 (7.84%) Java Developer
4 50 (7.40%) Architect
4 50 (7.40%) Business Analyst
5 47 (6.95%) Consultant
6 43 (6.36%) C# Developer
7 39 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 36 (5.33%) .NET Developer
9 33 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 25 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
12 24 (3.55%) Monitoring Engineer
12 24 (3.55%) Performance Engineer
13 20 (2.96%) Financial Analyst
13 20 (2.96%) Test Manager
14 19 (2.81%) Service Analyst
14 19 (2.81%) SQL Developer
15 16 (2.37%) Security Architect
16 15 (2.22%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (10.36%) .NET
2 43 (6.36%) HTML
2 43 (6.36%) Web Services
3 41 (6.07%) CSS
4 39 (5.77%) FIX Protocol
5 32 (4.73%) JMS
6 24 (3.55%) AngularJS
7 22 (3.25%) HTML5
8 20 (2.96%) J2EE
9 19 (2.81%) RESTful
10 17 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (2.51%) XML
11 16 (2.37%) ASP.NET
11 16 (2.37%) jQuery
11 16 (2.37%) Spring
11 16 (2.37%) Ultra Messaging
11 16 (2.37%) XSLT
12 15 (2.22%) .NET Framework
12 15 (2.22%) Entity Framework
12 15 (2.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 94 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (8.43%) Hedge funds
3 49 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 34 (5.03%) Derivative
5 30 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 27 (3.99%) Equities
7 26 (3.85%) Fixed Income
8 23 (3.40%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.96%) Market Risk
10 17 (2.51%) Fintech
10 17 (2.51%) Virtual Team
11 14 (2.07%) User Experience
12 12 (1.78%) Clustering
12 12 (1.78%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.33%) Cloud Native
13 9 (1.33%) PKI
13 9 (1.33%) SWIFT
14 8 (1.18%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (1.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 69 (10.21%) Linux
2 57 (8.43%) Unix
3 53 (7.84%) Windows
4 9 (1.33%) Solaris
4 9 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.04%) Android
7 6 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.59%) AIX
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.30%) zOS
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (13.02%) Analytics
3 80 (11.83%) Change Management
4 66 (9.76%) Risk Management
5 64 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (7.69%) DevOps
6 52 (7.69%) Workflow
7 46 (6.80%) Migration
7 46 (6.80%) MVC
8 44 (6.51%) ITIL
9 43 (6.36%) Performance Management
9 43 (6.36%) Scrum
10 42 (6.21%) Project Management
11 35 (5.18%) Business Analysis
12 33 (4.88%) Information Security
12 33 (4.88%) TDD
13 30 (4.44%) Test Strategy
14 29 (4.29%) PRINCE2
14 29 (4.29%) SDLC
15 26 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 168 (24.85%) SQL
2 132 (19.53%) Java
3 75 (11.09%) C#
4 43 (6.36%) JavaScript
5 33 (4.88%) Python
6 31 (4.59%) Perl
7 25 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 21 (3.11%) C++
8 21 (3.11%) Shell Script
9 19 (2.81%) VB
10 14 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.07%) R
11 9 (1.33%) Scala
12 8 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.04%) C
13 7 (1.04%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 7 (1.04%) VBA
14 6 (0.89%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.89%) Ruby
15 3 (0.44%) JCL
Qualifications
1 45 (6.66%) Degree
2 17 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.18%) MCTS
7 7 (1.04%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.04%) Siebel Certification
8 6 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.89%) CISSP
9 5 (0.74%) CFA
9 5 (0.74%) CISM
9 5 (0.74%) MCSE
10 4 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.59%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.59%) PMP
10 4 (0.59%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.44%) CCIE
11 3 (0.44%) ISEB
11 3 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.21%) QA
2 23 (3.40%) MiFID
3 16 (2.37%) PMO
4 13 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.78%) Data Quality
6 11 (1.63%) GDPR
7 8 (1.18%) EMIR
8 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.89%) SLA
9 5 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.59%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.44%) COBIT
11 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.30%) Basel III
12 2 (0.30%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 16 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.92%) Docker
3 7 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.74%) NFS
5 4 (0.59%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.44%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.44%) vSphere
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.30%) GFS2
7 2 (0.30%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.30%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.30%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) Samba
8 1 (0.15%) Squid
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (2.07%) Puppet
2 10 (1.48%) Ansible
2 10 (1.48%) SCCM
3 4 (0.59%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.59%) NetApp OnCommand
3 4 (0.59%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.44%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.44%) SCOM
5 2 (0.30%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.30%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.30%) SELinux
5 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 100 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 97 (14.35%) Oracle
3 37 (5.47%) Sybase
4 30 (4.44%) AppDynamics
5 25 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 18 (2.66%) HP
6 18 (2.66%) VMware
7 16 (2.37%) Currenex
7 16 (2.37%) Murex
8 15 (2.22%) New Relic
9 14 (2.07%) IBM
9 14 (2.07%) Splunk
10 12 (1.78%) Cisco
11 10 (1.48%) Citrix
11 10 (1.48%) Siebel
12 9 (1.33%) Informatica
12 9 (1.33%) SAP
12 9 (1.33%) Sun
12 9 (1.33%) Tableau
13 8 (1.18%) ServiceNow
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Circa £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £200- £250
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Orbis Consultants Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
AMS contingency
Posted: 15 days ago