Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 158 283
Rank change year-on-year +65 +125 +156
Contract jobs citing Fintech 1,268 792 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.77% 1.76% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.20% 4.44% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,089 685 332
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £674
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
London median hourly rate £100.00 - £100.00
England median hourly rate £75.00 - £76.25

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 17,617 17,818 16,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.51% 39.54% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,711 12,734 11,987
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £285
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 226 252
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.12 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.60% +10.96% -4.85%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +7.99%

Fintech
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 October 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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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 October 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 +71 314 £525 +5.00% 314
East London -3 23 £500 -4.76% 24
West London +6 18 £450 +5.88% 51
South London -26 4 £456 -18.89% 12
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England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 568 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (39.43%) Finance
3 394 (31.07%) JavaScript
4 320 (25.24%) TDD
5 307 (24.21%) Java
6 264 (20.82%) C#
7 260 (20.50%) Microservices
8 259 (20.43%) .NET
9 257 (20.27%) AngularJS
10 250 (19.72%) React
11 244 (19.24%) Banking
12 236 (18.61%) Amazon AWS
12 236 (18.61%) Greenfield Project
13 219 (17.27%) HTML
14 215 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
15 210 (16.56%) CSS
16 202 (15.93%) SQL
17 182 (14.35%) Docker
18 170 (13.41%) DevOps
19 159 (12.54%) REST
20 158 (12.46%) BDD
21 154 (12.15%) Git (software)
22 150 (11.83%) Front End Development
23 133 (10.49%) SQL Server
24 125 (9.86%) Test Automation
25 124 (9.78%) User Experience
26 118 (9.31%) ASP.NET Web API
26 118 (9.31%) Python
27 117 (9.23%) Spring
28 115 (9.07%) Scrum

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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 42 (3.31%) Apache Spark
2 38 (3.00%) Confluence
2 38 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (1.81%) NServiceBus
4 22 (1.74%) Apache
4 22 (1.74%) Ethereum
5 14 (1.10%) Hyperledger
6 13 (1.03%) Apache Solr
6 13 (1.03%) IIS
7 12 (0.95%) CMS
7 12 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.87%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.55%) JBoss
9 7 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.47%) WordPress
11 4 (0.32%) Marvel
11 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
1 17 (1.34%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.03%) InVision
3 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.16%) InDesign
9 1 (0.079%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.50%) Distributed Ledger
2 14 (1.10%) R3 Corda
3 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.24%) Sage 300 ERP
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.079%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Sonata
8 1 (0.079%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 236 (18.61%) Amazon AWS
2 215 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.63%) Serverless
4 45 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 36 (2.84%) Amazon S3
6 28 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
7 27 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (2.05%) Amazon Kinesis
9 23 (1.81%) GitHub
10 22 (1.74%) SaaS
11 17 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 15 (1.18%) PaaS
14 14 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (1.10%) npm
15 11 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
16 10 (0.79%) CloudFront
17 9 (0.71%) IaaS
18 8 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.42%) AMQP
2 17 (1.34%) HTTP
3 12 (0.95%) DNS
4 10 (0.79%) SSL
4 10 (0.79%) VPN
4 10 (0.79%) X.509
5 9 (0.71%) Firewall
6 8 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.55%) MPLS
8 5 (0.39%) FTP
9 4 (0.32%) BGP
9 4 (0.32%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.32%) IGMP
9 4 (0.32%) Internet
9 4 (0.32%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.32%) LAN
9 4 (0.32%) Multicast
9 4 (0.32%) Network Security
9 4 (0.32%) OSPF
9 4 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.91%) NoSQL
3 57 (4.50%) Blockchain
4 49 (3.86%) Big Data
5 43 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
6 41 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 40 (3.15%) Redis
8 33 (2.60%) Hadoop
9 28 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (2.21%) MongoDB
9 28 (2.21%) MySQL
10 27 (2.13%) Cosmos DB
11 26 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 21 (1.66%) Apache Hive
12 21 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 18 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.10%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 154 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 80 (6.31%) Selenium
3 77 (6.07%) JIRA
4 68 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 48 (3.79%) SpecFlow
6 35 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (2.60%) Subversion
8 31 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 29 (2.29%) TeamCity
10 27 (2.13%) JUnit
10 27 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 27 (2.13%) Visual Studio
11 24 (1.89%) NUnit
12 23 (1.81%) gulp
13 22 (1.74%) Maven
13 22 (1.74%) webpack
14 21 (1.66%) WebDriver
15 20 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
16 16 (1.26%) PhantomJS
17 14 (1.10%) Grunt
General
1 500 (39.43%) Finance
2 244 (19.24%) Banking
3 42 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 32 (2.52%) Retail
5 23 (1.81%) Games
6 21 (1.66%) Advertising
6 21 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 21 (1.66%) Front Office
6 21 (1.66%) Marketing
7 20 (1.58%) Retail Banking
8 15 (1.18%) Legal
9 12 (0.95%) Back Office
10 9 (0.71%) Law
11 2 (0.16%) French Language
11 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.16%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.079%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.079%) Greek Language
12 1 (0.079%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 700 (55.21%) Developer
2 153 (12.07%) Java Developer
3 138 (10.88%) React Developer
4 134 (10.57%) C# Developer
5 126 (9.94%) .NET Developer
6 99 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 84 (6.62%) Angular Developer
8 81 (6.39%) Analyst
8 81 (6.39%) Full Stack Developer
9 79 (6.23%) Senior Developer
10 72 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
11 65 (5.13%) Architect
12 63 (4.97%) DevOps Engineer
13 57 (4.50%) Designer
14 50 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
15 47 (3.71%) Consultant
16 40 (3.15%) Java Developer - Fintech
17 37 (2.92%) AWS Engineer
17 37 (2.92%) Business Analyst
18 34 (2.68%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (20.43%) .NET
2 257 (20.27%) AngularJS
3 250 (19.72%) React
4 219 (17.27%) HTML
5 210 (16.56%) CSS
6 159 (12.54%) REST
7 118 (9.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 117 (9.23%) Spring
9 106 (8.36%) .NET Core
10 99 (7.81%) ASP.NET
11 98 (7.73%) RESTful
12 97 (7.65%) HTML5
13 88 (6.94%) Redux
14 87 (6.86%) Node.js
15 78 (6.15%) Angular 2
15 78 (6.15%) Web Services
16 65 (5.13%) Kafka
17 57 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
18 51 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
18 51 (4.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 236 (18.61%) Greenfield Project
2 124 (9.78%) User Experience
3 53 (4.18%) Computer Science
4 49 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.15%) Algorithms
6 39 (3.08%) Mobile App
7 34 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (1.74%) Fixed Income
9 20 (1.58%) Equities
10 18 (1.42%) Bitcoin
11 17 (1.34%) Data Structures
11 17 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (1.03%) Blog
13 12 (0.95%) iPad
14 11 (0.87%) PKI
15 10 (0.79%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.79%) Minimum Viable Product
16 9 (0.71%) Data Centre
17 8 (0.63%) Credit Risk
17 8 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 96 (7.57%) Linux
2 79 (6.23%) Apple iOS
3 64 (5.05%) Windows
4 47 (3.71%) Unix
5 39 (3.08%) Android
6 11 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.24%) CentOS
12 1 (0.079%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.079%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.079%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.079%) watchOS
12 1 (0.079%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (25.24%) TDD
3 260 (20.50%) Microservices
4 170 (13.41%) DevOps
5 158 (12.46%) BDD
6 150 (11.83%) Front End Development
7 125 (9.86%) Test Automation
8 115 (9.07%) Scrum
9 107 (8.44%) MVC
9 107 (8.44%) Software Engineering
10 94 (7.41%) Web Development
11 78 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (5.76%) OO
13 66 (5.21%) Unit Testing
14 63 (4.97%) Analytics
14 63 (4.97%) Multithreading
14 63 (4.97%) SDLC
15 56 (4.42%) SOA
16 51 (4.02%) Continuous Delivery
17 48 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 394 (31.07%) JavaScript
2 307 (24.21%) Java
3 264 (20.82%) C#
4 202 (15.93%) SQL
5 118 (9.31%) Python
6 103 (8.12%) Java 8
7 87 (6.86%) TypeScript
8 67 (5.28%) ES6
9 49 (3.86%) Scala
10 46 (3.63%) Ruby
11 44 (3.47%) Go
12 37 (2.92%) Bash Shell
13 35 (2.76%) C
14 29 (2.29%) Apple Swift
15 27 (2.13%) C++
16 26 (2.05%) PHP
16 26 (2.05%) T-SQL
17 20 (1.58%) Objective-C
18 17 (1.34%) Solidity
19 16 (1.26%) ES7
Qualifications
1 61 (4.81%) Degree
2 36 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.18%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.39%) CCNP
4 5 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.32%) CCIE
5 4 (0.32%) JNCIP
6 3 (0.24%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.16%) CISM
7 2 (0.16%) CISSP
7 2 (0.16%) ISEB
7 2 (0.16%) PhD
7 2 (0.16%) RHCE
7 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.079%) CCNA
8 1 (0.079%) IIBA
8 1 (0.079%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.079%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.55%) QA
2 13 (1.03%) PSD2
3 9 (0.71%) GDPR
4 6 (0.47%) PMO
5 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.24%) SLA
7 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.079%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.079%) SEPA
System Software
1 182 (14.35%) Docker
2 8 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.47%) HDFS
4 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.079%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.079%) Firmware
6 1 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.079%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 94 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 46 (3.63%) Ansible
3 44 (3.47%) Terraform
4 26 (2.05%) Puppet
5 24 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.10%) Mesos
7 13 (1.03%) linkerd
8 10 (0.79%) Prometheus
8 10 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.71%) Marathon
10 7 (0.55%) Nagios
11 6 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.32%) Istio
13 4 (0.32%) Salt
14 3 (0.24%) Grafana
14 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 2 (0.16%) Kibana
15 2 (0.16%) Oozie
Vendors
1 70 (5.52%) Microsoft
2 30 (2.37%) Atlassian
3 28 (2.21%) Google
4 17 (1.34%) Splunk
5 16 (1.26%) Oracle
6 13 (1.03%) Apple
7 12 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (0.87%) Hortonworks
9 10 (0.79%) VMware
10 9 (0.71%) Adobe
11 8 (0.63%) Tableau
12 7 (0.55%) AppDynamics
12 7 (0.55%) Solace
12 7 (0.55%) Sybase
13 6 (0.47%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.39%) Cisco
14 5 (0.39%) IBM
14 5 (0.39%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.39%) Zend
15 4 (0.32%) Fortinet