Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 February 2020 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 181 181 243
Rank change year-on-year 0 +62 +107
Contract jobs citing Fintech 913 1,445 995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.46% 1.60% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.83% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 1,302 838
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.10%
10th Percentile £375 £381 £363
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +150.00% -
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +150.00% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 53,260 78,971 79,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.22% 87.59% 86.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34,933 52,783 53,363
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £292 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,703 1,981 1,924
England median hourly rate £22.74 £23.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.27% -1.04% -1.80%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.41 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £23.79 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +1.24% -2.08%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fintech in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in England over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fintech in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fintech in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the England region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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 +2 802 £550 - 724
North of England +58 35 £500 +11.11% 96
South East +25 31 £438 +2.94% 93
North West +37 30 £488 +6.27% 78
Midlands +72 20 £393 -17.37% 45
East Midlands +44 15 £300 -36.84% 21
South West +16 15 £463 +2.78% 33
East of England +36 13 £525 - 14
West Midlands +49 5 £538 +23.56% 24
Yorkshire +51 3 £438 +2.94% 12
North East - 2 £1,100 - 6
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UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 304 (33.30%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (27.38%) Java
3 244 (26.73%) Finance
4 220 (24.10%) JavaScript
5 183 (20.04%) AWS
6 167 (18.29%) Banking
7 162 (17.74%) DevOps
8 152 (16.65%) TDD
9 151 (16.54%) Microservices
10 150 (16.43%) Azure
11 148 (16.21%) React
12 140 (15.33%) Greenfield Project
13 134 (14.68%) Kubernetes
13 134 (14.68%) Docker
13 134 (14.68%) C#
14 127 (13.91%) AngularJS
15 125 (13.69%) Python
16 122 (13.36%) .NET
17 104 (11.39%) SQL
18 103 (11.28%) Node.js
19 102 (11.17%) HTML
20 85 (9.31%) Terraform
21 83 (9.09%) Spring
22 79 (8.65%) CSS
23 72 (7.89%) Software Engineering
24 71 (7.78%) Test Automation
25 68 (7.45%) OO
26 64 (7.01%) Scrum
27 63 (6.90%) GCP
28 61 (6.68%) BDD

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 38 (4.16%) Apache Spark
2 20 (2.19%) Confluence
3 14 (1.53%) CMS
4 11 (1.20%) Apache
5 9 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.99%) Umbraco
6 7 (0.77%) Kentico
6 7 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.55%) nginx
8 4 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.44%) Hyperledger
8 4 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.33%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.22%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.22%) WordPress
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Sketch
2 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.55%) Zeplin
3 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.33%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.33%) InVision
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) R3 Corda
2 5 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 183 (20.04%) AWS
2 150 (16.43%) Azure
3 63 (6.90%) GCP
4 31 (3.40%) Serverless
5 18 (1.97%) GitHub
6 17 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (1.31%) PaaS
8 11 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
8 11 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (1.10%) SaaS
10 9 (0.99%) Power Platform
11 8 (0.88%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.88%) IaaS
12 7 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (0.77%) Apigee
12 7 (0.77%) npm
13 6 (0.66%) Heroku
14 4 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.20%) VPN
2 9 (0.99%) HTTP
3 6 (0.66%) Internet
4 5 (0.55%) Firewall
4 5 (0.55%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.55%) WAN
5 4 (0.44%) Network Security
6 3 (0.33%) MPLS
7 2 (0.22%) LAN
7 2 (0.22%) SSL
7 2 (0.22%) X.509
8 1 (0.11%) BGP
8 1 (0.11%) IPv4
8 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.11%) OSPF
8 1 (0.11%) SNMP
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
8 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (4.93%) Big Data
4 44 (4.82%) MySQL
5 42 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 33 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.18%) Blockchain
8 21 (2.30%) Hadoop
9 20 (2.19%) MongoDB
10 18 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.86%) Data Lake
11 17 (1.86%) Redis
12 15 (1.64%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.99%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.99%) Power BI
16 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 52 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 43 (4.71%) JIRA
3 41 (4.49%) Jenkins
4 25 (2.74%) Selenium
5 20 (2.19%) TeamCity
6 14 (1.53%) Cucumber
7 13 (1.42%) CircleCI
8 12 (1.31%) GitLab
8 12 (1.31%) SpecFlow
9 10 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (0.99%) Bitbucket
10 9 (0.99%) Cypress.io
10 9 (0.99%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.88%) JUnit
11 8 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.66%) Postman
13 5 (0.55%) Gradle
13 5 (0.55%) Grunt
13 5 (0.55%) Maven
13 5 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 244 (26.73%) Finance
2 167 (18.29%) Banking
3 17 (1.86%) Marketing
4 16 (1.75%) Front Office
5 14 (1.53%) Games
6 9 (0.99%) Retail
7 8 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.88%) Legal
8 6 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.55%) Law
10 4 (0.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.33%) Advertising
11 3 (0.33%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 456 (49.95%) Developer
2 110 (12.05%) Java Developer
3 101 (11.06%) Full Stack Developer
4 94 (10.30%) React Developer
5 87 (9.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 58 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 44 (4.82%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 42 (4.60%) .NET Developer
9 39 (4.27%) Data Engineer
10 37 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
11 34 (3.72%) Analyst
12 33 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 29 (3.18%) Java Engineer
14 28 (3.07%) Python Developer
14 28 (3.07%) Scala Developer
15 27 (2.96%) AWS Engineer
15 27 (2.96%) C# Developer
16 26 (2.85%) Designer
17 25 (2.74%) Node.js Developer
17 25 (2.74%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (16.21%) React
2 127 (13.91%) AngularJS
3 122 (13.36%) .NET
4 103 (11.28%) Node.js
5 102 (11.17%) HTML
6 83 (9.09%) Spring
7 79 (8.65%) CSS
8 61 (6.68%) RESTful
9 58 (6.35%) Kafka
10 46 (5.04%) .NET Core
11 45 (4.93%) HTML5
12 43 (4.71%) Spring Boot
13 42 (4.60%) Web Services
14 38 (4.16%) Redux
15 33 (3.61%) REST
16 24 (2.63%) Django
17 23 (2.52%) FIX Protocol
18 21 (2.30%) JSON
18 21 (2.30%) Vue.js
19 20 (2.19%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 140 (15.33%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.37%) User Experience
4 31 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (2.41%) Algorithms
7 21 (2.30%) Fixed Income
8 17 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.20%) Social Media
10 9 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
10 9 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.88%) Bitcoin
11 8 (0.88%) Cloud Native
12 7 (0.77%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.55%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.55%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.44%) Video\Live Streaming
15 3 (0.33%) Equities
15 3 (0.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (4.60%) Linux
2 31 (3.40%) Android
3 18 (1.97%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.10%) Windows
5 8 (0.88%) Unix
6 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.11%) CentOS
7 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (33.30%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (17.74%) DevOps
3 152 (16.65%) TDD
4 151 (16.54%) Microservices
5 72 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 71 (7.78%) Test Automation
7 68 (7.45%) OO
8 64 (7.01%) Scrum
9 61 (6.68%) BDD
10 59 (6.46%) Front End Development
11 49 (5.37%) Machine Learning
11 49 (5.37%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (5.15%) Analytics
13 46 (5.04%) SDLC
14 40 (4.38%) MVC
15 38 (4.16%) Data Science
16 37 (4.05%) Project Management
17 34 (3.72%) Continuous Delivery
17 34 (3.72%) Multithreading
18 33 (3.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 250 (27.38%) Java
2 220 (24.10%) JavaScript
3 134 (14.68%) C#
4 125 (13.69%) Python
5 104 (11.39%) SQL
6 56 (6.13%) TypeScript
7 53 (5.81%) Scala
8 41 (4.49%) ES6
8 41 (4.49%) Java 8
8 41 (4.49%) PHP
9 35 (3.83%) Kotlin
10 22 (2.41%) Go
10 22 (2.41%) Ruby
11 14 (1.53%) Apple Swift
12 11 (1.20%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.10%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.99%) C++
15 6 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (5.91%) Degree
2 8 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.33%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.22%) CISM
5 2 (0.22%) CISSP
5 2 (0.22%) ISEB
5 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.22%) PhD
6 1 (0.11%) ACCA
6 1 (0.11%) CCNA
6 1 (0.11%) CCNP
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.11%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.11%) MCSA
6 1 (0.11%) MCSE
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.48%) QA
2 8 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.77%) PSD2
4 5 (0.55%) GDPR
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.33%) PMO
6 1 (0.11%) Basel III
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) IFRS
6 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.11%) ITGC
6 1 (0.11%) NIST
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (14.68%) Docker
2 7 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.33%) vSphere
4 2 (0.22%) HDFS
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 134 (14.68%) Kubernetes
2 85 (9.31%) Terraform
3 45 (4.93%) Ansible
4 13 (1.42%) Istio
5 10 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.88%) Puppet
7 6 (0.66%) Grafana
7 6 (0.66%) linkerd
8 5 (0.55%) MIIS
8 5 (0.55%) Rancher
9 3 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.22%) Consul
10 2 (0.22%) Packer
10 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.11%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.11%) Kibana
11 1 (0.11%) Mesos
11 1 (0.11%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 30 (3.29%) Google
2 29 (3.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (1.75%) Oracle
4 11 (1.20%) Atlassian
5 9 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (0.88%) Tableau
7 7 (0.77%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.55%) Cisco
8 5 (0.55%) Hortonworks
8 5 (0.55%) Zend
9 4 (0.44%) Adobe
9 4 (0.44%) Apple
9 4 (0.44%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.33%) Splunk
10 3 (0.33%) Teradata
11 2 (0.22%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.22%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.22%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.22%) Ping Identity
11 2 (0.22%) Red Hat