Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Fintech skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 78 108
Rank change year-on-year +22 +30 +85
Contract jobs citing Fintech 357 292 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.22% 3.20% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 3.61% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 243 146
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £425 £390 £393
90th Percentile £691 £675 £650
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 - -
London median hourly rate £24.50 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -65.00% - -

Fintech is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,599 8,093 6,537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 89.92% 88.72% 88.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,828 6,323 4,998
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
London median daily rate £523 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.50% +5.26% +2.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 119 56
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.69% +13.50% -15.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.63
90th Percentile £54.30 £44.00 £28.93
London median hourly rate £24.95 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +1.84% -1.72% +18.71%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fintech in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fintech in Central London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fintech in Central London

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Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. 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
City of London +25 296 £550 +4.76% 246
West End of London +3 3 £563 +3.45%
Southwark -39 3 £575 +35.29%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £675 -
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London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Central London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 133 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (34.17%) Finance
3 111 (31.09%) Java
4 94 (26.33%) TDD
5 90 (25.21%) Docker
6 78 (21.85%) C#
7 74 (20.73%) Banking
7 74 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
8 69 (19.33%) DevOps
8 69 (19.33%) JavaScript
9 68 (19.05%) Microservices
10 67 (18.77%) React
11 66 (18.49%) Greenfield Project
12 59 (16.53%) SQL
13 58 (16.25%) .NET
13 58 (16.25%) Python
14 57 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 57 (15.97%) SDLC
15 53 (14.85%) Kubernetes
16 52 (14.57%) BDD
17 43 (12.04%) Redux
18 42 (11.76%) TypeScript
19 40 (11.20%) Scrum
19 40 (11.20%) Serverless
20 37 (10.36%) AngularJS
21 36 (10.08%) .NET Core
22 35 (9.80%) Node.js
23 33 (9.24%) Linux
24 32 (8.96%) JIRA
24 32 (8.96%) Git (software)

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 30 (8.40%) Confluence
2 12 (3.36%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.68%) Apache
4 4 (1.12%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.12%) nginx
5 3 (0.84%) Hyperledger
5 3 (0.84%) SugarCRM
6 2 (0.56%) Appian
6 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.56%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (0.84%) InVision
1 3 (0.84%) Marvel
1 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.84%) Sketch
2 2 (0.56%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) MultiChain
2 2 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.56%) Quorum
3 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 74 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (11.20%) Serverless
4 21 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (5.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (4.48%) Amazon S3
7 14 (3.92%) GitHub
8 13 (3.64%) Amazon ECS
8 13 (3.64%) Route 53
8 13 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (2.52%) Apigee
10 8 (2.24%) CloudFront
11 6 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.84%) Amazon EKS
13 3 (0.84%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.92%) HTTP
2 5 (1.40%) Firewall
3 4 (1.12%) DNS
4 2 (0.56%) FTP
4 2 (0.56%) LAN
4 2 (0.56%) SSL
4 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.56%) VPN
4 2 (0.56%) WAN
4 2 (0.56%) Wireless
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.28%) DSL
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.32%) Azure SQL Database
2 19 (5.32%) Redis
3 17 (4.76%) MySQL
4 15 (4.20%) Big Data
4 15 (4.20%) Cosmos DB
4 15 (4.20%) Data Lake
5 14 (3.92%) Blockchain
5 14 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.84%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.84%) Power BI
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (8.96%) Git (software)
1 32 (8.96%) JIRA
2 24 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.92%) TeamCity
4 9 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (2.52%) Selenium
5 6 (1.68%) Subversion
6 5 (1.40%) PhpStorm
6 5 (1.40%) webpack
7 4 (1.12%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.12%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.12%) WebStorm
8 3 (0.84%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.84%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.84%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.84%) Mocha
8 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (34.17%) Finance
2 74 (20.73%) Banking
3 15 (4.20%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.08%) Front Office
4 11 (3.08%) Games
5 6 (1.68%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.40%) Back Office
7 4 (1.12%) Advertising
8 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.84%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 169 (47.34%) Developer
2 50 (14.01%) React Developer
3 37 (10.36%) Java Developer
4 32 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 30 (8.40%) Senior Developer
6 28 (7.84%) Analyst
7 27 (7.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 25 (7.00%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 23 (6.44%) AWS Engineer
10 18 (5.04%) .NET Developer
11 17 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
12 16 (4.48%) Business Analyst
12 16 (4.48%) Python Developer
13 15 (4.20%) AWS DevOps
13 15 (4.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
15 10 (2.80%) Architect
15 10 (2.80%) Project Manager
16 9 (2.52%) C# Developer
16 9 (2.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (18.77%) React
2 58 (16.25%) .NET
3 43 (12.04%) Redux
4 37 (10.36%) AngularJS
5 36 (10.08%) .NET Core
6 35 (9.80%) Node.js
7 29 (8.12%) HTML
8 24 (6.72%) CSS
8 24 (6.72%) REST
8 24 (6.72%) Spring
9 22 (6.16%) RESTful
10 17 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 17 (4.76%) HTML5
10 17 (4.76%) OAuth
11 16 (4.48%) ASP.NET
11 16 (4.48%) GraphQL
11 16 (4.48%) Kafka
12 14 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (3.36%) OAuth2
14 11 (3.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.49%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.08%) PKI
6 9 (2.52%) Cloud Native
6 9 (2.52%) User Experience
7 8 (2.24%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (1.68%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.68%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.12%) Digital Wallet
11 4 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.84%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.56%) Bitcoin
13 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.24%) Linux
2 16 (4.48%) Unix
3 12 (3.36%) Android
4 11 (3.08%) Windows
5 10 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (26.33%) TDD
3 69 (19.33%) DevOps
4 68 (19.05%) Microservices
5 57 (15.97%) SDLC
6 52 (14.57%) BDD
7 40 (11.20%) Scrum
8 29 (8.12%) Front End Development
8 29 (8.12%) Software Engineering
9 25 (7.00%) MVC
10 21 (5.88%) Analytics
11 15 (4.20%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (3.36%) Business Analysis
14 11 (3.08%) Computer Science
14 11 (3.08%) Configuration Management
14 11 (3.08%) Project Management
14 11 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 111 (31.09%) Java
2 78 (21.85%) C#
3 69 (19.33%) JavaScript
4 59 (16.53%) SQL
5 58 (16.25%) Python
6 42 (11.76%) TypeScript
7 18 (5.04%) Scala
8 17 (4.76%) Go
9 16 (4.48%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.24%) Java 8
10 8 (2.24%) Kotlin
10 8 (2.24%) PHP
10 8 (2.24%) Ruby
11 7 (1.96%) ES6
12 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.56%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.56%) C
14 2 (0.56%) C++
14 2 (0.56%) Rust
Qualifications
1 16 (4.48%) Degree
2 8 (2.24%) AWS Certification
3 6 (1.68%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.56%) APMP
6 1 (0.28%) CCNP
6 1 (0.28%) CISA
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.28%) CISM
6 1 (0.28%) CISSP
6 1 (0.28%) CRISC
6 1 (0.28%) GPEN
6 1 (0.28%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.28%) GXPN
6 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.28%) MBA
6 1 (0.28%) OSCE
6 1 (0.28%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.60%) QA
2 8 (2.24%) PMO
3 3 (0.84%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) IFRS
4 2 (0.56%) PSD2
4 2 (0.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 90 (25.21%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (14.85%) Kubernetes
2 26 (7.28%) Ansible
3 22 (6.16%) Terraform
4 10 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.52%) Istio
6 7 (1.96%) Puppet
7 4 (1.12%) linkerd
8 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.28%) Grafana
9 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.28%) Mesos
9 1 (0.28%) Packer
9 1 (0.28%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 20 (5.60%) Atlassian
2 14 (3.92%) Google
3 11 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.40%) Splunk
5 4 (1.12%) Ping Identity
6 3 (0.84%) Adobe
6 3 (0.84%) Apple
6 3 (0.84%) Zend
7 2 (0.56%) Databricks
7 2 (0.56%) HP
7 2 (0.56%) IBM
7 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.56%) Sybase
7 2 (0.56%) Tableau
7 2 (0.56%) VMware
7 2 (0.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.28%) Jitterbit
8 1 (0.28%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.28%) SaltStack