Period
to 27 June 2019

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 27 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)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 202 287
Rank change year-on-year +62 +85 +229
Contract jobs citing Fintech 1,599 1,274 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.92% 1.38% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.59% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,442 1,027 606
England median daily rate £550 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +10.53%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £371
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
England median hourly rate £24.50 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.31% - -
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -62.31% - -

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 72,763 80,101 72,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.41% 86.78% 85.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 48,336 53,212 47,880
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,959 2,200 1,910
England median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.49
90th Percentile £52.60 £50.00 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.84% -14.00% -0.73%

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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 27 June 2019.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in England over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 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 +39 1,437 £550 +4.76% 625
North of England +72 65 £450 +16.13% 53
South East +20 62 £470 +7.43% 64
North West +53 50 £450 +20.00% 38
South West -8 21 £388 -13.89% 37
Yorkshire +26 14 £450 +5.88% 12
Midlands +18 7 £550 +37.50% 21
East of England +2 6 £550 +37.50% 14
East Midlands +22 4 £600 - 11
West Midlands -2 3 £363 -9.38% 10
North East - 1 £700 - 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 745 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (33.71%) Finance
3 424 (26.52%) JavaScript
4 423 (26.45%) Java
5 349 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
6 306 (19.14%) DevOps
6 306 (19.14%) Banking
7 296 (18.51%) Docker
8 290 (18.14%) React
9 279 (17.45%) TDD
10 277 (17.32%) Microservices
11 272 (17.01%) Python
12 259 (16.20%) SQL
13 253 (15.82%) Greenfield Project
14 248 (15.51%) C#
15 225 (14.07%) .NET
16 223 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
17 210 (13.13%) Kubernetes
18 199 (12.45%) AngularJS
19 198 (12.38%) HTML
20 175 (10.94%) Node.js
21 158 (9.88%) Scrum
22 155 (9.69%) Software Engineering
23 154 (9.63%) Git (software)
24 143 (8.94%) NoSQL
25 142 (8.88%) CSS
26 139 (8.69%) Linux
26 139 (8.69%) Spring
27 125 (7.82%) Redux
28 120 (7.50%) REST

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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 65 (4.07%) Confluence
2 56 (3.50%) Apache Spark
3 25 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (1.31%) Apache
4 21 (1.31%) CMS
5 18 (1.13%) Ethereum
6 17 (1.06%) Hyperledger
7 11 (0.69%) nginx
7 11 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.63%) IIS
9 9 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
10 8 (0.50%) GeoServer
11 7 (0.44%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.38%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.38%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.31%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.31%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.31%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 20 (1.25%) Sketch
2 17 (1.06%) InVision
3 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.44%) Marvel
6 6 (0.38%) Adobe XD
7 5 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.31%) Zeplin
8 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.063%) Figma
10 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (1.94%) Distributed Ledger
2 16 (1.00%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.25%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.13%) MultiChain
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.13%) Quorum
5 2 (0.13%) Ripple
6 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.063%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.063%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.063%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 349 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
2 223 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (6.32%) Serverless
4 78 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
4 78 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 40 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (2.19%) Amazon S3
7 30 (1.88%) Amazon ECS
8 29 (1.81%) SaaS
9 28 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 27 (1.69%) Route 53
11 25 (1.56%) GitHub
11 25 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 21 (1.31%) CloudFront
13 20 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
14 17 (1.06%) Office 365
15 15 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.88%) Power Platform
17 10 (0.63%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.19%) HTTP
2 16 (1.00%) Firewall
3 13 (0.81%) IPFS
4 12 (0.75%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 11 (0.69%) VPN
6 10 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.50%) DNS
8 7 (0.44%) AMQP
8 7 (0.44%) Internet
9 5 (0.31%) WAN
10 4 (0.25%) Skype
11 3 (0.19%) BGP
11 3 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.19%) MPLS
11 3 (0.19%) Multicast
11 3 (0.19%) OSPF
11 3 (0.19%) PCoIP
11 3 (0.19%) VLAN
12 2 (0.13%) IGMP
12 2 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (8.94%) NoSQL
2 95 (5.94%) SQL Server
3 81 (5.07%) Big Data
4 69 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (3.25%) MySQL
6 47 (2.94%) Blockchain
7 46 (2.88%) MongoDB
8 42 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 40 (2.50%) Redis
10 38 (2.38%) Hadoop
11 36 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
12 34 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
12 34 (2.13%) Relational Database
13 31 (1.94%) Data Lake
14 27 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
15 20 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 14 (0.88%) Power BI
18 12 (0.75%) RDBMS
19 11 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 154 (9.63%) Git (software)
2 119 (7.44%) Jenkins
3 99 (6.19%) JIRA
4 46 (2.88%) TeamCity
5 37 (2.31%) Selenium
6 27 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (1.63%) Subversion
8 25 (1.56%) Grunt
9 20 (1.25%) gulp
10 18 (1.13%) Jasmine
11 17 (1.06%) GitLab
11 17 (1.06%) SpecFlow
12 14 (0.88%) webpack
13 13 (0.81%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.75%) Maven
15 11 (0.69%) Visual Studio
16 10 (0.63%) JMeter
16 10 (0.63%) JUnit
16 10 (0.63%) NUnit
16 10 (0.63%) WebObjects
General
1 539 (33.71%) Finance
2 306 (19.14%) Banking
3 52 (3.25%) Front Office
4 31 (1.94%) Investment Banking
4 31 (1.94%) Legal
5 29 (1.81%) Games
6 25 (1.56%) Retail
7 24 (1.50%) Marketing
8 20 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.19%) Back Office
10 17 (1.06%) Private Banking
11 15 (0.94%) Retail Banking
12 13 (0.81%) Law
13 9 (0.56%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.44%) Advertising
15 4 (0.25%) Publishing
16 3 (0.19%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.13%) Electronics
18 1 (0.063%) Italian Language
18 1 (0.063%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 782 (48.91%) Developer
2 213 (13.32%) React Developer
3 205 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 149 (9.32%) Full Stack Developer
5 135 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 126 (7.88%) Analyst
7 107 (6.69%) Senior Developer
8 99 (6.19%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 95 (5.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 86 (5.38%) .NET Developer
11 82 (5.13%) Business Analyst
12 78 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
13 77 (4.82%) C# Developer
14 68 (4.25%) JavaScript Developer
15 63 (3.94%) Python Developer
16 57 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
17 56 (3.50%) Architect
18 45 (2.81%) Data Engineer
19 41 (2.56%) AWS DevOps
20 38 (2.38%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (18.14%) React
2 225 (14.07%) .NET
3 199 (12.45%) AngularJS
4 198 (12.38%) HTML
5 175 (10.94%) Node.js
6 142 (8.88%) CSS
7 139 (8.69%) Spring
8 125 (7.82%) Redux
9 120 (7.50%) REST
10 105 (6.57%) Kafka
11 95 (5.94%) HTML5
12 85 (5.32%) .NET Core
13 76 (4.75%) React Native
14 75 (4.69%) ASP.NET
15 72 (4.50%) RESTful
16 68 (4.25%) Spring Boot
17 63 (3.94%) WebSockets
18 55 (3.44%) RabbitMQ
18 55 (3.44%) Web Services
19 45 (2.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 253 (15.82%) Greenfield Project
2 114 (7.13%) User Experience
3 79 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 64 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (2.75%) Cloud Native
6 36 (2.25%) Algorithms
7 32 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 31 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
9 28 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
12 19 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
12 19 (1.19%) Public Cloud
13 18 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 17 (1.06%) PKI
15 16 (1.00%) Bitcoin
16 13 (0.81%) Credit Risk
17 11 (0.69%) Hedge funds
18 10 (0.63%) Social Media
19 9 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 139 (8.69%) Linux
2 95 (5.94%) Windows
3 54 (3.38%) Android
4 53 (3.31%) Unix
5 52 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.44%) Mac OS
7 15 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.69%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.50%) CentOS
9 8 (0.50%) Fedora
10 7 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.13%) HPUX
12 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (19.14%) DevOps
3 279 (17.45%) TDD
4 277 (17.32%) Microservices
5 158 (9.88%) Scrum
6 155 (9.69%) Software Engineering
7 112 (7.00%) BDD
8 110 (6.88%) Front End Development
9 101 (6.32%) MVC
10 96 (6.00%) Analytics
10 96 (6.00%) OO
11 88 (5.50%) SDLC
12 87 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
13 86 (5.38%) Test Automation
14 70 (4.38%) Problem-Solving
15 69 (4.32%) Kanban
16 67 (4.19%) Open Source
17 66 (4.13%) Continuous Delivery
18 62 (3.88%) Investment Management
19 59 (3.69%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 424 (26.52%) JavaScript
2 423 (26.45%) Java
3 272 (17.01%) Python
4 259 (16.20%) SQL
5 248 (15.51%) C#
6 105 (6.57%) TypeScript
7 101 (6.32%) Java 8
8 80 (5.00%) ES6
9 74 (4.63%) Bash Shell
10 67 (4.19%) Scala
11 58 (3.63%) Ruby
12 48 (3.00%) PHP
13 40 (2.50%) Go
14 34 (2.13%) T-SQL
15 33 (2.06%) Kotlin
16 25 (1.56%) R
17 24 (1.50%) C++
17 24 (1.50%) PowerShell
18 21 (1.31%) Apple Swift
19 17 (1.06%) ES7
Qualifications
1 72 (4.50%) Degree
2 26 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (0.94%) AWS Certification
4 13 (0.81%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.44%) CISSP
6 7 (0.44%) PhD
7 6 (0.38%) CISM
7 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.38%) SANS
7 6 (0.38%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.25%) CCNP
9 4 (0.25%) MCSA
10 3 (0.19%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.19%) CISA
10 3 (0.19%) MCSE
11 2 (0.13%) CCIE
11 2 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.88%) QA
2 26 (1.63%) PSD2
3 22 (1.38%) PMO
4 11 (0.69%) GDPR
5 10 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.31%) SEPA
7 5 (0.31%) SLA
8 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.19%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.19%) NIST
10 2 (0.13%) COREP
10 2 (0.13%) IFRS
10 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.13%) MiFID
10 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.13%) WCAG
11 1 (0.063%) COBIT
11 1 (0.063%) FINREP
11 1 (0.063%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 296 (18.51%) Docker
2 19 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.19%) HDFS
6 1 (0.063%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.063%) LXC
6 1 (0.063%) NFS
6 1 (0.063%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.063%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.063%) PowerDNS
6 1 (0.063%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.063%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.063%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.063%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 210 (13.13%) Kubernetes
2 103 (6.44%) Ansible
3 96 (6.00%) Terraform
4 37 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (2.00%) Puppet
6 10 (0.63%) Grafana
6 10 (0.63%) linkerd
7 9 (0.56%) Istio
7 9 (0.56%) Kibana
7 9 (0.56%) Packer
8 8 (0.50%) SCCM
9 6 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
10 5 (0.31%) Consul
10 5 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.31%) logstash
11 4 (0.25%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.25%) Oozie
11 4 (0.25%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (4.13%) Microsoft
2 62 (3.88%) Google
3 45 (2.81%) Atlassian
4 22 (1.38%) Oracle
5 18 (1.13%) VMware
6 15 (0.94%) Adobe
7 13 (0.81%) Tableau
8 12 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (0.69%) IBM
9 11 (0.69%) Splunk
10 10 (0.63%) Cisco
10 10 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.56%) Apple
12 7 (0.44%) Ping Identity
12 7 (0.44%) Sybase
13 6 (0.38%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.31%) Black Duck
15 4 (0.25%) Fortinet
15 4 (0.25%) New Relic
15 4 (0.25%) Zend