Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 January 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 87 89
Rank change year-on-year -26 +2 +74
Contract jobs citing Fintech 412 824 1,255
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.28% 2.77% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 3.16% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 742 1,165
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £370 £375 £403
90th Percentile £730 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 - £50.00

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16,018 26,051 38,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.48% 87.56% 88.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,502 18,957 28,198
Median daily rate £500 £513 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% - +2.50%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £325
90th Percentile £700 £689 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 298 391
Median hourly rate £34.13 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.37% +2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £16.55 £12.44 £12.50
90th Percentile £64.60 £53.42 £47.50
Median hourly rate £26.65 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -6.82% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Fintech in London.

Daily rate trend for Fintech in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Fintech in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Fintech in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Fintech in London.

Hourly rate trend for Fintech in London

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Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Fintech in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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 -8 53 £613 +12.64% 182
South London +35 3 £488 +11.43% 4
West London +41 2 £500 +11.11% 76
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England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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.

1 141 (34.22%) Finance
2 116 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (27.67%) AWS
4 100 (24.27%) Java
5 92 (22.33%) Microservices
6 81 (19.66%) Azure
7 79 (19.17%) .NET
8 78 (18.93%) Greenfield Project
9 76 (18.45%) C#
10 70 (16.99%) JavaScript
10 70 (16.99%) React
11 69 (16.75%) DevOps
11 69 (16.75%) TDD
12 65 (15.78%) Software Engineering
12 65 (15.78%) Kubernetes
13 64 (15.53%) Python
14 59 (14.32%) SQL
15 56 (13.59%) Docker
16 50 (12.14%) Banking
17 45 (10.92%) .NET Core
18 41 (9.95%) Node.js
18 41 (9.95%) AngularJS
19 39 (9.47%) Front Office
20 38 (9.22%) SQL Server
21 36 (8.74%) Redux
22 34 (8.25%) Asset Management
22 34 (8.25%) BDD
23 33 (8.01%) REST
23 33 (8.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 33 (8.01%) Kotlin

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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 13 (3.16%) Confluence
2 9 (2.18%) NServiceBus
3 5 (1.21%) Apache
4 4 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.24%) CMS
5 1 (0.24%) Drupal
5 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.24%) IIS
5 1 (0.24%) Mendix
5 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.24%) nginx
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.70%) Sketch
2 4 (0.97%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.49%) InVision
3 2 (0.49%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.24%) Figma
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (0.73%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.49%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.49%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.24%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 114 (27.67%) AWS
2 81 (19.66%) Azure
3 21 (5.10%) GCP
4 19 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (3.64%) Serverless
6 14 (3.40%) GitHub
6 14 (3.40%) SaaS
7 9 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.70%) IaaS
8 7 (1.70%) PaaS
9 6 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.21%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (0.97%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.73%) G Suite
12 3 (0.73%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.73%) Slack
13 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.49%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.21%) DNS
1 5 (1.21%) HTTPS
2 4 (0.97%) Firewall
2 4 (0.97%) FIX Connectivity
3 3 (0.73%) LAN
3 3 (0.73%) Network Security
3 3 (0.73%) WAN
4 2 (0.49%) DHCP
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) MPLS
4 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.49%) Wireless
5 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) H.323
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) MGCP
5 1 (0.24%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.77%) NoSQL
3 27 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (5.34%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.88%) Data Lake
7 14 (3.40%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (2.18%) Amazon Athena
8 9 (2.18%) Redshift Spectrum
9 8 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.94%) Tableau
10 6 (1.46%) Blockchain
10 6 (1.46%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.46%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.21%) MySQL
11 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 24 (5.83%) JIRA
2 22 (5.34%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.67%) Selenium
4 11 (2.67%) webpack
5 6 (1.46%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.21%) GitLab
6 5 (1.21%) JUnit
6 5 (1.21%) Mockito
6 5 (1.21%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.97%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.73%) Bitbucket Server
8 3 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.49%) Appium
9 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.49%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.49%) CocoaPods
9 2 (0.49%) fastlane
General
1 141 (34.22%) Finance
2 50 (12.14%) Banking
3 39 (9.47%) Front Office
4 13 (3.16%) Advertising
5 9 (2.18%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.21%) Games
7 4 (0.97%) Legal
7 4 (0.97%) Marketing
8 3 (0.73%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Retail
10 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (45.15%) Developer
2 37 (8.98%) .NET Developer
3 28 (6.80%) Java Developer
4 26 (6.31%) C# Developer
5 24 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
5 24 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (5.34%) Senior Developer
7 21 (5.10%) Software Engineer
8 17 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (3.88%) Java Engineer
10 13 (3.16%) Data Engineer
10 13 (3.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (3.16%) Python Developer
10 13 (3.16%) SQL Developer
11 12 (2.91%) Scala Developer
12 11 (2.67%) AWS Developer
12 11 (2.67%) Clojure Developer
12 11 (2.67%) Consultant
12 11 (2.67%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (19.17%) .NET
2 70 (16.99%) React
3 45 (10.92%) .NET Core
4 41 (9.95%) AngularJS
4 41 (9.95%) Node.js
5 36 (8.74%) Redux
6 33 (8.01%) REST
7 31 (7.52%) ASP.NET
8 29 (7.04%) CSS
8 29 (7.04%) HTML
9 21 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (5.10%) Vue.js
10 20 (4.85%) ASP.NET Core
11 19 (4.61%) Kafka
12 18 (4.37%) Spring
12 18 (4.37%) Web Services
13 17 (4.13%) React Native
14 16 (3.88%) GraphQL
15 14 (3.40%) HTML5
16 12 (2.91%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.93%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (8.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (6.80%) Fixed Income
3 28 (6.80%) User Experience
4 21 (5.10%) Hedge funds
5 20 (4.85%) Mobile App
6 18 (4.37%) Derivative
7 17 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.40%) Equities
9 11 (2.67%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.43%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.94%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.46%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (1.21%) iPad
13 5 (1.21%) iPhone
13 5 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (0.97%) Cloud Native
15 3 (0.73%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.77%) Linux
2 17 (4.13%) Android
3 13 (3.16%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.46%) Windows
5 5 (1.21%) Unix
6 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (22.33%) Microservices
3 69 (16.75%) DevOps
3 69 (16.75%) TDD
4 65 (15.78%) Software Engineering
5 34 (8.25%) Asset Management
5 34 (8.25%) BDD
6 26 (6.31%) Migration
7 24 (5.83%) Data Modelling
8 23 (5.58%) Test Automation
9 22 (5.34%) ETL
9 22 (5.34%) Multithreading
10 19 (4.61%) Wealth Management
11 18 (4.37%) Scrum
12 17 (4.13%) Analytics
12 17 (4.13%) Mentoring
13 16 (3.88%) Infrastructure as Code
13 16 (3.88%) OO
14 15 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (3.64%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 100 (24.27%) Java
2 76 (18.45%) C#
3 70 (16.99%) JavaScript
4 64 (15.53%) Python
5 59 (14.32%) SQL
6 33 (8.01%) Kotlin
7 30 (7.28%) TypeScript
8 19 (4.61%) Scala
9 14 (3.40%) C++
10 13 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.91%) Java 8
11 12 (2.91%) PHP
12 11 (2.67%) Clojure
12 11 (2.67%) Go
13 8 (1.94%) ES6
14 6 (1.46%) C
15 5 (1.21%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.21%) Ruby
16 3 (0.73%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (2.43%) AWS Certification
2 6 (1.46%) Degree
3 3 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.24%) CCNA
5 1 (0.24%) CCNP
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.24%) CISSP
5 1 (0.24%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.24%) ISEB
5 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.83%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) GDPR
3 2 (0.49%) COBIT
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) PMO
3 2 (0.49%) PSD2
4 1 (0.24%) NIST
4 1 (0.24%) SEPA
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (13.59%) Docker
2 5 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.49%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 65 (15.78%) Kubernetes
2 32 (7.77%) Terraform
3 8 (1.94%) Ansible
4 4 (0.97%) Grafana
4 4 (0.97%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.73%) Puppet
6 2 (0.49%) Istio
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.24%) Kustomize
7 1 (0.24%) linkerd
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.24%) Oozie
7 1 (0.24%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.24%) Salt
7 1 (0.24%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (5.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (1.94%) Google
2 8 (1.94%) Oracle
3 7 (1.70%) Splunk
4 5 (1.21%) Apple
4 5 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.21%) SimCorp
5 4 (0.97%) Cisco
5 4 (0.97%) Talend
6 3 (0.73%) Okta
6 3 (0.73%) VMware
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe
7 2 (0.49%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.49%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.49%) Citrix
7 2 (0.49%) Databricks
7 2 (0.49%) Informatica
7 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.24%) Infoblox