Period
to 20 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 20 June 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 160 311
Rank change year-on-year +55 +151 +198
Contract jobs citing Fintech 1,131 679 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.52% 1.71% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.65% 4.47% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 580 233
London median daily rate £525 £525 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +15.29%
10th Percentile £375 £386 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £675
England median daily rate £513 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -2.38% +10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
London median hourly rate £70.00 - £100.00
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £100.00

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,019 15,179 16,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.88% 38.14% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,200 10,761 11,769
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 236 232
London median hourly rate £22.95 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.22% +15.00% +1.91%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £50.88
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +16.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fintech in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fintech in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fintech in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Fintech in London

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Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
Central London +26 291 £525 - 208
East London -4 18 £415 -30.83% 32
West London -20 16 £500 +53.85% 45
South London -41 9 £475 -17.39% 2
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England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 508 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (37.58%) Finance
3 331 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 275 (24.31%) Java
5 244 (21.57%) Banking
6 232 (20.51%) TDD
7 223 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
8 217 (19.19%) Microservices
9 211 (18.66%) C#
10 210 (18.57%) AngularJS
11 206 (18.21%) HTML
12 203 (17.95%) React
13 202 (17.86%) .NET
14 192 (16.98%) CSS
15 190 (16.80%) Git (software)
16 187 (16.53%) DevOps
17 173 (15.30%) Docker
18 171 (15.12%) SQL
19 159 (14.06%) Greenfield Project
20 146 (12.91%) Microsoft Azure
21 145 (12.82%) Node.js
22 142 (12.56%) Scrum
23 136 (12.02%) Python
24 119 (10.52%) BDD
25 116 (10.26%) REST
26 113 (9.99%) RESTful
27 111 (9.81%) SQL Server
28 107 (9.46%) HTML5
29 104 (9.20%) Test Automation
30 102 (9.02%) Linux

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 59 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (4.16%) Apache Spark
3 37 (3.27%) Confluence
4 22 (1.95%) Apache
4 22 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.77%) JBoss
5 20 (1.77%) NServiceBus
6 13 (1.15%) Ethereum
7 11 (0.97%) Apache Pig
8 10 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.62%) WordPress
10 6 (0.53%) Hyperledger
11 5 (0.44%) Drupal
11 5 (0.44%) IIS
11 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.35%) CMS
12 4 (0.35%) Marvel
12 4 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.44%) InVision
5 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.18%) InDesign
9 1 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.53%) Sage 300 ERP
3 4 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.27%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.088%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.088%) Magento
5 1 (0.088%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.088%) RMDS
5 1 (0.088%) Sonata
5 1 (0.088%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 223 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (12.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (5.39%) GitHub
4 53 (4.69%) Amazon S3
5 47 (4.16%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (4.07%) Serverless
7 38 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
8 34 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 32 (2.83%) Route 53
10 29 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 24 (2.12%) CloudFront
12 22 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (1.68%) SaaS
14 18 (1.59%) Google Analytics
15 16 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
16 14 (1.24%) npm
17 12 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
18 11 (0.97%) Office 365
19 10 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.50%) HTTP
2 15 (1.33%) SSL
3 13 (1.15%) Firewall
4 12 (1.06%) DNS
4 12 (1.06%) Network Security
5 11 (0.97%) VPN
6 9 (0.80%) FTP
6 9 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.53%) Internet
7 6 (0.53%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.53%) SSH
7 6 (0.53%) X.509
8 4 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.35%) LAN
8 4 (0.35%) WAN
9 3 (0.27%) AMQP
9 3 (0.27%) DHCP
9 3 (0.27%) MPLS
9 3 (0.27%) VLAN
10 2 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 72 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
3 71 (6.28%) NoSQL
4 61 (5.39%) Blockchain
5 54 (4.77%) MongoDB
6 43 (3.80%) Big Data
7 38 (3.36%) Hadoop
7 38 (3.36%) Relational Database
8 34 (3.01%) Redis
9 32 (2.83%) Apache Hive
10 29 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
11 26 (2.30%) MySQL
12 25 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 24 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
14 20 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
16 11 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
16 11 (0.97%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 190 (16.80%) Git (software)
2 95 (8.40%) Jenkins
3 81 (7.16%) JIRA
4 56 (4.95%) Selenium
5 37 (3.27%) Cucumber
5 37 (3.27%) TeamCity
6 33 (2.92%) webpack
7 24 (2.12%) Maven
8 23 (2.03%) Grunt
8 23 (2.03%) NUnit
9 22 (1.95%) Jasmine
9 22 (1.95%) JUnit
10 21 (1.86%) SpecFlow
11 20 (1.77%) Mocha
11 20 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (1.59%) Subversion
13 17 (1.50%) Visual Studio
14 16 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (1.41%) WebDriver
15 14 (1.24%) gulp
General
1 425 (37.58%) Finance
2 244 (21.57%) Banking
3 32 (2.83%) Financial Institution
4 27 (2.39%) Marketing
5 26 (2.30%) Retail
6 24 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.95%) Games
8 19 (1.68%) Front Office
9 18 (1.59%) Law
10 17 (1.50%) Legal
11 10 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.71%) Advertising
12 8 (0.71%) Back Office
13 4 (0.35%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.088%) Publishing
14 1 (0.088%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 587 (51.90%) Developer
2 103 (9.11%) .NET Developer
3 91 (8.05%) React Developer
4 90 (7.96%) Java Developer
5 89 (7.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 87 (7.69%) Analyst
7 85 (7.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 76 (6.72%) C# Developer
8 76 (6.72%) Senior Developer
9 74 (6.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 67 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
11 55 (4.86%) AWS Engineer
12 54 (4.77%) Angular Developer
13 50 (4.42%) Designer
14 48 (4.24%) Business Analyst
15 41 (3.63%) Consultant
16 40 (3.54%) Architect
17 31 (2.74%) AWS DevOps
18 30 (2.65%) Data Engineer
19 29 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (18.57%) AngularJS
2 206 (18.21%) HTML
3 203 (17.95%) React
4 202 (17.86%) .NET
5 192 (16.98%) CSS
6 145 (12.82%) Node.js
7 116 (10.26%) REST
8 113 (9.99%) RESTful
9 107 (9.46%) HTML5
10 77 (6.81%) Redux
10 77 (6.81%) Spring
11 75 (6.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 72 (6.37%) ASP.NET
12 72 (6.37%) Kafka
13 61 (5.39%) .NET Framework
14 59 (5.22%) jQuery
15 53 (4.69%) Angular 2
15 53 (4.69%) Web Services
16 52 (4.60%) CSS3
17 45 (3.98%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 159 (14.06%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (7.96%) User Experience
3 65 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 43 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.71%) Mobile App
6 35 (3.09%) Algorithms
7 32 (2.83%) Computer Science
8 28 (2.48%) Equities
9 23 (2.03%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.68%) Fixed Income
10 19 (1.68%) Online Banking
10 19 (1.68%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.06%) Cloud Native
12 12 (1.06%) Digital Wallet
12 12 (1.06%) PKI
13 11 (0.97%) Data Centre
13 11 (0.97%) Hedge funds
14 10 (0.88%) Credit Risk
15 9 (0.80%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 102 (9.02%) Linux
2 67 (5.92%) Unix
3 61 (5.39%) Apple iOS
4 53 (4.69%) Windows
5 43 (3.80%) Android
6 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.35%) CentOS
8 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.088%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.088%) NetWare
11 1 (0.088%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.088%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (20.51%) TDD
3 217 (19.19%) Microservices
4 187 (16.53%) DevOps
5 142 (12.56%) Scrum
6 119 (10.52%) BDD
7 104 (9.20%) Test Automation
8 100 (8.84%) Front End Development
9 81 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (6.28%) MVC
11 59 (5.22%) OO
11 59 (5.22%) Software Engineering
11 59 (5.22%) Web Development
12 57 (5.04%) Unit Testing
13 55 (4.86%) SDLC
14 53 (4.69%) Kanban
15 52 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
16 50 (4.42%) Analytics
17 48 (4.24%) Configuration Management
18 47 (4.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 331 (29.27%) JavaScript
2 275 (24.31%) Java
3 211 (18.66%) C#
4 171 (15.12%) SQL
5 136 (12.02%) Python
6 69 (6.10%) ES6
7 66 (5.84%) Java 8
8 63 (5.57%) Ruby
9 58 (5.13%) Scala
10 49 (4.33%) Bash Shell
11 37 (3.27%) TypeScript
12 36 (3.18%) T-SQL
13 30 (2.65%) ES7
14 24 (2.12%) Go
15 22 (1.95%) C++
16 21 (1.86%) PHP
17 19 (1.68%) Apple Swift
17 19 (1.68%) Kotlin
17 19 (1.68%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (3.36%) Degree
2 20 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.24%) AWS Certification
4 11 (0.97%) CISSP
5 8 (0.71%) CISA
6 7 (0.62%) OSCP
7 6 (0.53%) CEH
7 6 (0.53%) CSSLP
7 6 (0.53%) GIAC
7 6 (0.53%) SANS
8 5 (0.44%) CCNA
8 5 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.44%) MBA
9 4 (0.35%) CCNP
9 4 (0.35%) CFA
9 4 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.27%) CISM
10 3 (0.27%) ISEB
11 2 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.74%) QA
2 23 (2.03%) GDPR
3 13 (1.15%) PSD2
4 12 (1.06%) GCP
5 9 (0.80%) MiFID
5 9 (0.80%) PMO
6 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.18%) SLA
9 1 (0.088%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.088%) COBIT
9 1 (0.088%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 173 (15.30%) Docker
2 15 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.88%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.53%) HDFS
4 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.088%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.088%) GridGain
7 1 (0.088%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.088%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 62 (5.48%) Ansible
2 59 (5.22%) Kubernetes
3 47 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (3.98%) Terraform
5 28 (2.48%) Puppet
6 20 (1.77%) Mesos
7 17 (1.50%) Marathon
8 11 (0.97%) Oozie
9 10 (0.88%) PingFederate
10 8 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.44%) Packer
11 5 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.35%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.27%) Grafana
13 3 (0.27%) linkerd
14 2 (0.18%) QRadar
14 2 (0.18%) SCOM
14 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 49 (4.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (3.01%) Google
3 31 (2.74%) Atlassian
4 25 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.86%) Splunk
6 20 (1.77%) Capita
7 18 (1.59%) Bloomberg
8 15 (1.33%) Oracle
9 14 (1.24%) Reuters
10 13 (1.15%) Adobe
11 11 (0.97%) Hortonworks
12 10 (0.88%) Tableau
13 9 (0.80%) Cisco
14 8 (0.71%) Symantec
14 8 (0.71%) VMware
15 7 (0.62%) Yardi
16 6 (0.53%) Apple
16 6 (0.53%) Sage
17 5 (0.44%) TIBCO
17 5 (0.44%) Zend