Period
to 18 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 18 March 2019 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)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 43 38
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing Fintech 17 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 4.25% 1.48% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.49% 2.78% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £413 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +15.79%
10th Percentile £325 £299 £390
90th Percentile £750 £516 £595
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £413 £550
% change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 162 144 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 40.50% 53.14% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 132 79
Canary Wharf median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +19.57%
10th Percentile £424 £325 £343
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +20.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £147.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +851.61% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £147.50 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year +851.61% - -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Canary Wharf

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fintech in Canary Wharf

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fintech in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Creative Thinking
5 8 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) JIRA
6 7 (41.18%) Atlassian
6 7 (41.18%) Confluence
6 7 (41.18%) Kafka
6 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
8 5 (29.41%) RESTful
8 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (29.41%) Mockito
8 5 (29.41%) DevOps
8 5 (29.41%) JAX-RS
8 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
8 5 (29.41%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
8 5 (29.41%) Spring
8 5 (29.41%) Maven
8 5 (29.41%) Java EE
8 5 (29.41%) Sybase

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 7 (41.18%) Confluence
2 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
3 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
3 2 (11.76%) Blockchain
3 2 (11.76%) Data Lake
3 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.76%) HBase
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) OrientDB
3 2 (11.76%) Parquet
3 2 (11.76%) Power BI
3 2 (11.76%) Text Mining
3 2 (11.76%) Triplestore
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) JUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Maven
2 5 (29.41%) Mockito
3 2 (11.76%) FishEye
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Core Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modeller
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Ontologist
6 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Kafka
2 5 (29.41%) Dropwizard
2 5 (29.41%) EJB
2 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
2 5 (29.41%) Java EE
2 5 (29.41%) JAX-RS
2 5 (29.41%) JDBC
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
3 4 (23.53%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) Apache NiFi
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) JSON-LD
4 2 (11.76%) Play Framework
4 2 (11.76%) React
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Creative Thinking
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Data Science
6 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
7 2 (11.76%) Deep Learning
7 2 (11.76%) Information Retrieval
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) R
4 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Scala
5 2 (11.76%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) HDFS
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.88%) Packer
2 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Atlassian
2 5 (29.41%) Sybase
3 2 (11.76%) Hortonworks
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau