Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 58 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Contract jobs citing Fintech 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.87% 0.55% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.50% 1.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Kent median daily rate £553 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £52.50

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 123 241 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.81% 44.46% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 182 145
Kent median daily rate £375 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £129 £189 £205
90th Percentile £550 £438 £595
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 11
Kent median hourly rate £41.31 £29.92 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.05% +53.44% +56.00%
10th Percentile £25.25 £28.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £187.50 £76.73 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £18.18 £23.00
% change year-on-year +67.77% -20.96% +35.29%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fintech in Kent

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Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Tonbridge - 1 - -
Fintech
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 8 (100.00%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) AS400
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) AS400 Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Transfer Agency Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Transfer Agency Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing