Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 257 374
Rank change year-on-year +105 +117 +215
Contract jobs citing Fintech 810 459 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.71% 1.03% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.40% 2.84% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 384 207
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £375 £350 £321
90th Percentile £638 £650 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +32.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
London median hourly rate £20.00 £55.70 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.09% -44.30% -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £52.50 £100.00
% change year-on-year -61.90% -47.50% -

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18392 16140 17275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.73% 36.23% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13235 11366 12119
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 258 286
London median hourly rate £20.92 £20.00 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -3.40% +15.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £44.99 £50.00 £46.38
England median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +6.50% +4.06% +9.83%

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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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +10 143 £500 - 120
West London -2 14 £425 -15.00% 16
East London -3 9 £525 +15.07% 13
South London -22 6 £550 +9.89% 3
North London - 1 £525 -
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England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fintech also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 381 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (46.54%) Finance
3 258 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 208 (25.68%) Java
5 170 (20.99%) Banking
6 158 (19.51%) TDD
7 149 (18.40%) CSS
8 148 (18.27%) HTML
9 147 (18.15%) C#
9 147 (18.15%) .NET
10 143 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
11 137 (16.91%) AngularJS
12 125 (15.43%) Scrum
13 122 (15.06%) Docker
14 121 (14.94%) React
15 120 (14.81%) Microservices
16 117 (14.44%) DevOps
17 116 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
18 114 (14.07%) SQL
19 112 (13.83%) RESTful
20 108 (13.33%) Git (software)
21 104 (12.84%) Python
22 101 (12.47%) Greenfield Project
23 100 (12.35%) BDD
24 97 (11.98%) Node.js
25 95 (11.73%) Front End Development
26 89 (10.99%) Test Automation
27 86 (10.62%) SQL Server
28 81 (10.00%) Linux
28 81 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure

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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 28 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (2.96%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.85%) Confluence
4 14 (1.73%) CMS
5 13 (1.60%) WordPress
6 12 (1.48%) Ethereum
7 10 (1.23%) Hyperledger
7 10 (1.23%) IIS
7 10 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.11%) Apache Pig
9 8 (0.99%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.62%) Drupal
10 5 (0.62%) nginx
11 4 (0.49%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.37%) Apache
12 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.37%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) InVision
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.11%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.25%) Magento
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.25%) Tercero
4 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 143 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (2.35%) GitHub
5 16 (1.98%) Serverless
6 15 (1.85%) SaaS
7 14 (1.73%) Amazon S3
7 14 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.23%) Google Play
8 10 (1.23%) Route 53
9 9 (1.11%) Google Analytics
9 9 (1.11%) PaaS
10 8 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.99%) CloudFront
10 8 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.74%) Force.com
12 5 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.62%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.60%) Internet
2 12 (1.48%) HTTP
3 9 (1.11%) Network Security
4 5 (0.62%) Firewall
5 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.37%) SAN
7 2 (0.25%) DHCP
7 2 (0.25%) DNS
7 2 (0.25%) Multicast
8 1 (0.12%) BGP
8 1 (0.12%) FTP
8 1 (0.12%) HSRP
8 1 (0.12%) Intranet
8 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.12%) SMTP
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) VLAN
8 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.78%) NoSQL
3 56 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (6.79%) MongoDB
5 45 (5.56%) Blockchain
6 42 (5.19%) Relational Database
7 41 (5.06%) MySQL
8 39 (4.81%) Big Data
9 37 (4.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 29 (3.58%) SQL Server 2016
11 25 (3.09%) Redis
12 24 (2.96%) Hadoop
12 24 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (1.73%) Apache Hive
14 14 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.48%) Neo4j
15 12 (1.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 108 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 77 (9.51%) Jenkins
3 44 (5.43%) JIRA
4 40 (4.94%) TeamCity
5 38 (4.69%) Maven
6 34 (4.20%) Selenium
7 33 (4.07%) Visual Studio
8 29 (3.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (3.46%) Cucumber
10 24 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (2.47%) Gradle
11 20 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (2.22%) Jasmine
13 14 (1.73%) NUnit
14 13 (1.60%) FitNesse
14 13 (1.60%) SonarQube
15 12 (1.48%) gulp
16 11 (1.36%) webpack
17 10 (1.23%) Mocha
17 10 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 377 (46.54%) Finance
2 170 (20.99%) Banking
3 39 (4.81%) Front Office
3 39 (4.81%) Marketing
4 27 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 20 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.10%) Electronics
6 17 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.85%) Retail
9 14 (1.73%) Publishing
10 11 (1.36%) Billing
10 11 (1.36%) Games
11 9 (1.11%) Legal
12 8 (0.99%) Back Office
13 7 (0.86%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.49%) Advertising
14 4 (0.49%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 439 (54.20%) Developer
2 79 (9.75%) Java Developer
3 78 (9.63%) C# Developer
4 77 (9.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 68 (8.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 66 (8.15%) .NET Developer
7 64 (7.90%) Analyst
8 59 (7.28%) Angular Developer
9 52 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 47 (5.80%) Senior Developer
11 46 (5.68%) Full Stack Developer
12 43 (5.31%) Business Analyst
13 42 (5.19%) Architect
14 33 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
15 28 (3.46%) ASP.NET Developer
16 27 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
17 24 (2.96%) HTML Developer
18 22 (2.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 22 (2.72%) Node.js Developer
18 22 (2.72%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (18.40%) CSS
2 148 (18.27%) HTML
3 147 (18.15%) .NET
4 137 (16.91%) AngularJS
5 121 (14.94%) React
6 112 (13.83%) RESTful
7 97 (11.98%) Node.js
8 69 (8.52%) HTML5
9 64 (7.90%) ASP.NET
9 64 (7.90%) Spring
10 60 (7.41%) Redux
11 57 (7.04%) jQuery
11 57 (7.04%) REST
12 51 (6.30%) CSS3
13 46 (5.68%) Spring Boot
14 45 (5.56%) .NET Framework
15 41 (5.06%) Kafka
16 40 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (4.94%) WCF
17 38 (4.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 101 (12.47%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (7.16%) User Experience
3 42 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 37 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 28 (3.46%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.84%) Derivative
8 16 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.98%) Market Risk
9 14 (1.73%) Social Media
10 12 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.48%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.36%) OTC Derivatives
12 9 (1.11%) Clustering
13 8 (0.99%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.99%) NHS
13 8 (0.99%) Online Banking
13 8 (0.99%) Replication
14 7 (0.86%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 81 (10.00%) Linux
2 35 (4.32%) Apple iOS
3 33 (4.07%) Windows
4 31 (3.83%) Unix
5 29 (3.58%) Android
6 11 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.11%) CentOS
9 7 (0.86%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) VMS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (19.51%) TDD
3 125 (15.43%) Scrum
4 120 (14.81%) Microservices
5 117 (14.44%) DevOps
6 116 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
7 100 (12.35%) BDD
8 95 (11.73%) Front End Development
9 89 (10.99%) Test Automation
10 69 (8.52%) MVC
11 58 (7.16%) Software Engineering
12 53 (6.54%) Unit Testing
13 49 (6.05%) Open Source
13 49 (6.05%) SDLC
14 47 (5.80%) OO
15 40 (4.94%) E-Commerce
16 38 (4.69%) Web Development
17 37 (4.57%) CQRS
18 32 (3.95%) Domain-Driven Design
18 32 (3.95%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 258 (31.85%) JavaScript
2 208 (25.68%) Java
3 147 (18.15%) C#
4 114 (14.07%) SQL
5 104 (12.84%) Python
6 48 (5.93%) Scala
7 35 (4.32%) ES6
8 32 (3.95%) C++
9 31 (3.83%) TypeScript
10 26 (3.21%) T-SQL
11 25 (3.09%) Bash Shell
11 25 (3.09%) Ruby
12 24 (2.96%) Objective-C
13 21 (2.59%) PHP
14 19 (2.35%) R
15 18 (2.22%) PowerShell
16 17 (2.10%) Go
17 16 (1.98%) GraphQL
18 12 (1.48%) Apple Swift
18 12 (1.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (4.81%) Degree
2 18 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.49%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.37%) CISM
5 3 (0.37%) CISSP
5 3 (0.37%) MCSE
5 3 (0.37%) PMP
6 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CISA
7 1 (0.12%) GIAC
7 1 (0.12%) MCITP
7 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.94%) QA
2 25 (3.09%) MiFID
3 11 (1.36%) GDPR
4 5 (0.62%) PSD2
5 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.37%) EMIR
7 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.25%) GCP
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.25%) PMO
7 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 122 (15.06%) Docker
2 12 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.49%) vCloud
4 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 60 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 39 (4.81%) Ansible
3 38 (4.69%) Terraform
4 32 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (2.59%) Puppet
6 8 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.49%) Packer
9 3 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.37%) Nagios
9 3 (0.37%) SCCM
10 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.25%) Mesos
10 2 (0.25%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.12%) Grafana
11 1 (0.12%) Kibana
11 1 (0.12%) logstash
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.12%) SCOM
11 1 (0.12%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 36 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (3.21%) Google
4 20 (2.47%) SAP
5 18 (2.22%) Oracle
6 17 (2.10%) Adobe
7 15 (1.85%) Apple
8 12 (1.48%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.23%) Tableau
10 9 (1.11%) Splunk
11 8 (0.99%) AppDynamics
11 8 (0.99%) IBM
12 6 (0.74%) Sybase
12 6 (0.74%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.62%) Murex
13 5 (0.62%) VMware
13 5 (0.62%) WorldPay
14 4 (0.49%) Hyperion
14 4 (0.49%) Yardi
15 3 (0.37%) SOASTA, Inc