Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 350 345 350
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 690 611 736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.66% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.81% 1.75% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 386 456
UK median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £333 £373 £313
90th Percentile £700 £678 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +4.12% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 2
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £23.00 £15.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.26% +48.67% -0.19%
10th Percentile £15.04 £15.00 £11.01
90th Percentile £21.75 £23.00 £20.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 - £10.44

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 38,043 35,002 40,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.63% 38.04% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,757 22,981 26,352
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £648 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 859 872 997
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +21.71%
10th Percentile £12.43 £11.33 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -10.71% +5.66%

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 23 April 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
Top 15 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 23 April 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 -2 658 £525 - 141
London -21 531 £545 -0.86% 102
UK excluding London -1 157 £443 +4.12% 49
South East -9 49 £525 +10.53% 10
North of England +7 36 £513 +28.13% 10
Scotland -14 28 £463 +7.56% 9
Yorkshire +6 25 £413 +6.11% 6
Midlands +2 23 £82 -78.13% 9
East Midlands +13 21 £82 -67.52% 2
East of England +3 11 £413 +175.00% 3
North West -25 10 £650 +62.50% 1
South West +4 8 £444 +4.41% 7
West Midlands +1 2 - - 7
Wales - 2 £475 -
North East +29 1 £550 - 3

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 with a requirement for Financial Institution.

1 690 (100.00%) Finance
2 235 (34.06%) Banking
3 181 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (20.72%) SQL
5 130 (18.84%) Java
6 107 (15.51%) Microsoft
7 104 (15.07%) C#
8 88 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
9 87 (12.61%) .NET
10 83 (12.03%) Linux
11 79 (11.45%) Windows
12 76 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
13 75 (10.87%) Analytics
14 72 (10.43%) DevOps
15 65 (9.42%) Project Management
16 64 (9.28%) SQL Server
17 63 (9.13%) JavaScript
18 59 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 58 (8.41%) Oracle
20 56 (8.12%) Front Office
21 53 (7.68%) ASP.NET
21 53 (7.68%) Unix
21 53 (7.68%) Hedge funds
22 52 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
22 52 (7.54%) Change Management
23 51 (7.39%) QA
23 51 (7.39%) Test Automation
24 50 (7.25%) Python
25 49 (7.10%) Web Services
26 48 (6.96%) TDD

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 19 (2.75%) Confluence
1 19 (2.75%) Tomcat
2 17 (2.46%) JBoss
3 10 (1.45%) Apache
3 10 (1.45%) SAS
3 10 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.01%) MQSeries
5 6 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.87%) CMS
5 6 (0.87%) IIS
6 4 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 52 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Actimize
1 7 (1.01%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.43%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (0.43%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.29%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.29%) Sonata
4 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.17%) PaaS
4 12 (1.74%) OpenShift
5 11 (1.59%) Office 365
6 7 (1.01%) IaaS
6 7 (1.01%) SaaS
7 5 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.58%) Route 53
9 3 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.43%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.43%) npm
9 3 (0.43%) Serverless
9 3 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.29%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.75%) FTP
2 18 (2.61%) Internet
3 14 (2.03%) LAN
4 13 (1.88%) DNS
4 13 (1.88%) Firewall
4 13 (1.88%) WAN
4 13 (1.88%) Wireless
5 11 (1.59%) SAN
6 10 (1.45%) Network Security
7 9 (1.30%) HTTP
8 8 (1.16%) SMS
9 7 (1.01%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.87%) VoIP
10 6 (0.87%) VPN
10 6 (0.87%) WLAN
11 5 (0.72%) BGP
11 5 (0.72%) DHCP
11 5 (0.72%) MPLS
12 4 (0.58%) OSPF
12 4 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (4.20%) Blockchain
4 28 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.32%) Big Data
7 14 (2.03%) Siebel EIM
8 11 (1.59%) DB2
8 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.16%) MySQL
11 8 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.01%) QlikView
13 6 (0.87%) MS Access
14 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 40 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.51%) JIRA
3 29 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.90%) Selenium
5 16 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.17%) Maven
7 12 (1.74%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.45%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.30%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.16%) MSBuild
10 8 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.16%) webpack
11 7 (1.01%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.87%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.87%) Grunt
12 6 (0.87%) gulp
12 6 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.87%) Subversion
13 5 (0.72%) GitLab
General
1 690 (100.00%) Finance
2 235 (34.06%) Banking
3 56 (8.12%) Front Office
4 41 (5.94%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.20%) Retail
6 16 (2.32%) Back Office
7 15 (2.17%) Legal
8 14 (2.03%) Marketing
9 7 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.87%) Billing
10 6 (0.87%) Law
11 3 (0.43%) French Language
11 3 (0.43%) Games
11 3 (0.43%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 197 (28.55%) Developer
2 128 (18.55%) Analyst
3 59 (8.55%) C# Developer
4 51 (7.39%) Business Analyst
5 44 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 40 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 38 (5.51%) Java Developer
8 37 (5.36%) Consultant
9 33 (4.78%) Architect
10 31 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (3.04%) Administrator
12 21 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 21 (3.04%) Delivery Manager
12 21 (3.04%) Senior Developer
13 18 (2.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (2.61%) Network Engineer
13 18 (2.61%) Service Analyst
14 17 (2.46%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (12.61%) .NET
2 53 (7.68%) ASP.NET
3 49 (7.10%) Web Services
4 45 (6.52%) REST
5 40 (5.80%) HTML
6 34 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (4.93%) WCF
7 29 (4.20%) Kendo UI
7 29 (4.20%) SOAP
8 28 (4.06%) XML
9 26 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (3.77%) HTML5
10 25 (3.62%) AngularJS
10 25 (3.62%) CSS
11 21 (3.04%) Node.js
12 19 (2.75%) RESTful
13 16 (2.32%) Kafka
14 15 (2.17%) JSP
14 15 (2.17%) LDAP
14 15 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.68%) Hedge funds
3 44 (6.38%) Equities
4 39 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (4.93%) Fixed Income
6 30 (4.35%) Fintech
7 24 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (3.48%) Management Information System
8 23 (3.33%) Data Centre
9 17 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (2.17%) Credit Risk
10 15 (2.17%) User Experience
11 14 (2.03%) Derivative
11 14 (2.03%) Market Risk
11 14 (2.03%) SWIFT
12 13 (1.88%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.74%) Computer Science
14 9 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.03%) Linux
2 79 (11.45%) Windows
3 53 (7.68%) Unix
4 21 (3.04%) AIX
5 15 (2.17%) Solaris
6 11 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.45%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.01%) Android
9 7 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.58%) zOS
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.29%) SUSE
12 2 (0.29%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
13 1 (0.14%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
3 75 (10.87%) Analytics
4 72 (10.43%) DevOps
5 65 (9.42%) Project Management
6 59 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (7.54%) Change Management
8 51 (7.39%) Test Automation
9 48 (6.96%) TDD
10 44 (6.38%) Migration
11 43 (6.23%) Investment Management
12 42 (6.09%) MVC
13 40 (5.80%) OO
14 38 (5.51%) Microservices
15 35 (5.07%) Asset Management
16 34 (4.93%) Scrum
17 33 (4.78%) SDLC
17 33 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
18 31 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (4.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 143 (20.72%) SQL
2 130 (18.84%) Java
3 104 (15.07%) C#
4 63 (9.13%) JavaScript
5 50 (7.25%) Python
6 26 (3.77%) Perl
7 24 (3.48%) Bash Shell
8 23 (3.33%) C++
9 22 (3.19%) Ruby
10 18 (2.61%) VBA
11 15 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.45%) BeanShell
13 10 (1.45%) Korn
13 10 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.30%) Java 8
14 9 (1.30%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
14 9 (1.30%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (6.23%) Degree
2 19 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (2.46%) PhD
5 15 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.88%) CCNP
7 9 (1.30%) Siebel Certification
8 8 (1.16%) CCNA
8 8 (1.16%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.01%) CISSP
9 7 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.01%) PMP
10 6 (0.87%) CCIE
10 6 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.58%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.39%) QA
2 14 (2.03%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.03%) MiFID
2 14 (2.03%) PMO
3 12 (1.74%) EMIR
4 10 (1.45%) GDPR
5 9 (1.30%) SEPA
6 5 (0.72%) SLA
7 3 (0.43%) IFRS
7 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.29%) FATCA
8 2 (0.29%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.29%) PSD2
9 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.14%) Basel II
9 1 (0.14%) COREP
9 1 (0.14%) GCP
9 1 (0.14%) P3O
9 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.20%) Docker
3 9 (1.30%) Firmware
4 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.58%) vSphere
6 3 (0.43%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.43%) XenApp
6 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (3.19%) Ansible
2 20 (2.90%) Puppet
3 16 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.03%) SCCM
5 10 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.30%) CFEngine
7 7 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.01%) Terraform
8 6 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.43%) CASB
10 3 (0.43%) Nagios
10 3 (0.43%) Sysdig
11 2 (0.29%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.29%) PingFederate
12 1 (0.14%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.14%) Marathon
12 1 (0.14%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 107 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.41%) Oracle
3 26 (3.77%) Cisco
4 23 (3.33%) Bloomberg
4 23 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (3.19%) IBM
6 21 (3.04%) Capita
7 20 (2.90%) Reuters
7 20 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 17 (2.46%) F5
8 17 (2.46%) HP
9 16 (2.32%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.17%) RapidMiner
11 14 (2.03%) Siebel
12 10 (1.45%) Citrix
13 9 (1.30%) SaltStack
14 8 (1.16%) Dell
14 8 (1.16%) Sybase
14 8 (1.16%) Tableau
14 8 (1.16%) VMware