Period
to 23 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech 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 Technology (Fintech)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 - 177
Rank change year-on-year - +177 -
Contract jobs citing Fintech 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.30% - 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
Berkshire median daily rate £450 - £475
South East median daily rate £425 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -8.11% +8.82% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £12.00

Fintech is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,483 1,186 1,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.84% 30.90% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 553 765
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £236
90th Percentile £588 £561 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 59 61
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.35 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.67% -11.76% -1.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.16 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.43 £55.00 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £17.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +39.25% -28.13% +41.18%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Berkshire

Fintech
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fintech in Berkshire

Fintech
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the Berkshire region 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
Newbury - 9 £450 -
Bracknell - 2 £350 -
Reading - 1 £425 - 2
Fintech
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Fintech 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 9 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 6 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 6 (50.00%) Kafka
2 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (50.00%) Cloudera CDH
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) WSUS
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (25.00%) SCOM
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) CSS

Fintech
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eloqua
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
1 6 (50.00%) Cloudera CDH
1 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Data Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Kafka
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) Laravel
3 1 (8.33%) React
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) PHP 7
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Grafana
2 1 (8.33%) Graphite
2 1 (8.33%) Graylog
2 1 (8.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HubSpot
3 1 (8.33%) Marketo
3 1 (8.33%) VMware