Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 70 98
Rank change year-on-year +25 +28 +69
Contract jobs citing Fintech 296 244 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.58% 3.51% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 3.98% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 205 141
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £425 £405 £388
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,772 6,132 5,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.41% 88.32% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,462 4,870 4,290
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £360 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 99 46
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -3.36% -3.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.70 £12.81
90th Percentile £54.85 £38.47 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £16.96
% change year-on-year +11.69% +13.50% -15.20%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fintech in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fintech in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fintech in the City of London

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Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of 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
London Bridge -33 3 £575 +35.29%
Fintech
Central 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 City of London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 113 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (36.15%) Finance
3 82 (27.70%) Java
4 74 (25.00%) Docker
5 67 (22.64%) Banking
6 65 (21.96%) TDD
7 61 (20.61%) Amazon AWS
8 60 (20.27%) Greenfield Project
9 59 (19.93%) DevOps
9 59 (19.93%) Microservices
10 56 (18.92%) SQL
11 55 (18.58%) C#
12 53 (17.91%) Python
13 51 (17.23%) .NET
14 48 (16.22%) Kubernetes
14 48 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
15 43 (14.53%) React
16 42 (14.19%) JavaScript
17 37 (12.50%) Serverless
18 36 (12.16%) AngularJS
19 35 (11.82%) SDLC
19 35 (11.82%) Scrum
20 34 (11.49%) .NET Core
21 30 (10.14%) JIRA
21 30 (10.14%) Git (software)
21 30 (10.14%) BDD
22 29 (9.80%) Node.js
23 28 (9.46%) Confluence
23 28 (9.46%) Linux
24 27 (9.12%) HTML

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 28 (9.46%) Confluence
2 12 (4.05%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.03%) Apache
4 4 (1.35%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.35%) nginx
5 3 (1.01%) Hyperledger
5 3 (1.01%) SugarCRM
6 2 (0.68%) Appian
6 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.68%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (1.01%) InVision
1 3 (1.01%) Marvel
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.01%) Sketch
2 2 (0.68%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) MultiChain
2 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.68%) Quorum
3 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 61 (20.61%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (12.50%) Serverless
4 18 (6.08%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (6.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (5.41%) Amazon S3
6 13 (4.39%) Amazon ECS
6 13 (4.39%) Route 53
6 13 (4.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (4.05%) GitHub
8 9 (3.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (3.04%) Apigee
9 8 (2.70%) CloudFront
10 5 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.01%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (1.01%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.72%) HTTP
2 4 (1.35%) DNS
2 4 (1.35%) Firewall
3 2 (0.68%) FTP
3 2 (0.68%) LAN
3 2 (0.68%) SSL
3 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) VPN
3 2 (0.68%) WAN
3 2 (0.68%) Wireless
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.34%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.42%) Azure SQL Database
1 19 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.74%) MySQL
2 17 (5.74%) Redis
3 15 (5.07%) Big Data
3 15 (5.07%) Cosmos DB
3 15 (5.07%) Data Lake
4 12 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.04%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (3.04%) Blockchain
7 7 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.01%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.01%) Power BI
9 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (10.14%) Git (software)
1 30 (10.14%) JIRA
2 21 (7.09%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.72%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (2.36%) Selenium
6 5 (1.69%) PhpStorm
6 5 (1.69%) webpack
7 4 (1.35%) Subversion
7 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.35%) WebStorm
8 3 (1.01%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.01%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.01%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.01%) Mocha
8 3 (1.01%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 107 (36.15%) Finance
2 67 (22.64%) Banking
3 15 (5.07%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.72%) Front Office
4 11 (3.72%) Games
5 6 (2.03%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.35%) Advertising
7 3 (1.01%) Back Office
7 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (42.23%) Developer
2 33 (11.15%) Java Developer
3 29 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (8.11%) Analyst
5 23 (7.77%) AWS Engineer
5 23 (7.77%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 23 (7.77%) React Developer
6 22 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 16 (5.41%) Python Developer
8 15 (5.07%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (5.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (4.73%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.39%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.04%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.70%) Architect
13 8 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (2.70%) Designer
13 8 (2.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.23%) .NET
2 43 (14.53%) React
3 36 (12.16%) AngularJS
4 34 (11.49%) .NET Core
5 29 (9.80%) Node.js
6 27 (9.12%) HTML
7 23 (7.77%) Redux
7 23 (7.77%) REST
8 22 (7.43%) CSS
8 22 (7.43%) Spring
9 17 (5.74%) OAuth
9 17 (5.74%) RESTful
10 15 (5.07%) HTML5
11 14 (4.73%) Kafka
12 13 (4.39%) ASP.NET
13 12 (4.05%) GraphQL
13 12 (4.05%) OAuth2
13 12 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (3.72%) .NET Framework
15 10 (3.38%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.27%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.72%) PKI
4 9 (3.04%) Cloud Native
4 9 (3.04%) User Experience
5 7 (2.36%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.01%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.68%) Bitcoin
9 2 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.34%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.46%) Linux
2 16 (5.41%) Unix
3 9 (3.04%) Android
3 9 (3.04%) Windows
4 8 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.36%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.96%) TDD
3 59 (19.93%) DevOps
3 59 (19.93%) Microservices
4 35 (11.82%) Scrum
4 35 (11.82%) SDLC
5 30 (10.14%) BDD
6 24 (8.11%) MVC
6 24 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 19 (6.42%) Analytics
8 15 (5.07%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.05%) Business Analysis
10 11 (3.72%) API Design
10 11 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (3.72%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (3.72%) Machine Learning
10 11 (3.72%) Project Management
10 11 (3.72%) Workflow
11 10 (3.38%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.70%) Java
2 56 (18.92%) SQL
3 55 (18.58%) C#
4 53 (17.91%) Python
5 42 (14.19%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.09%) TypeScript
7 17 (5.74%) Scala
8 15 (5.07%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.72%) Go
10 8 (2.70%) Kotlin
10 8 (2.70%) Ruby
11 7 (2.36%) ES6
11 7 (2.36%) PHP
12 5 (1.69%) Java 8
13 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.68%) C
14 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.34%) ES7
15 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (5.07%) Degree
2 8 (2.70%) AWS Certification
3 6 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.68%) APMP
6 1 (0.34%) CISA
6 1 (0.34%) CISM
6 1 (0.34%) CISSP
6 1 (0.34%) CRISC
6 1 (0.34%) GPEN
6 1 (0.34%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.34%) GXPN
6 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.34%) MBA
6 1 (0.34%) OSCE
6 1 (0.34%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.41%) QA
2 8 (2.70%) PMO
3 2 (0.68%) GDPR
3 2 (0.68%) IFRS
3 2 (0.68%) PSD2
3 2 (0.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 74 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (16.22%) Kubernetes
2 25 (8.45%) Ansible
3 20 (6.76%) Terraform
4 10 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.04%) Istio
6 7 (2.36%) Puppet
7 2 (0.68%) linkerd
8 1 (0.34%) Grafana
8 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.34%) Mesos
8 1 (0.34%) Packer
8 1 (0.34%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 20 (6.76%) Atlassian
2 13 (4.39%) Google
3 8 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.69%) Splunk
5 4 (1.35%) Ping Identity
6 3 (1.01%) Adobe
6 3 (1.01%) Apple
6 3 (1.01%) Zend
7 2 (0.68%) Databricks
7 2 (0.68%) IBM
7 2 (0.68%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.68%) Sybase
7 2 (0.68%) Tableau
7 2 (0.68%) VMware
7 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco
8 1 (0.34%) Jitterbit
8 1 (0.34%) MapR
8 1 (0.34%) SaltStack