Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 75 116
Rank change year-on-year -14 +41 +54
Contract jobs citing Fintech 509 1,352 1,094
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.72% 3.40% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.82% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 1,266 899
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £375 £413 £375
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
England median daily rate £519 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -5.68% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -62.31% -
10th Percentile £23.50 £15.25 £60.50
90th Percentile £24.50 £155.00 £73.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -2.04% -55.45% -

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 16,592 35,351 40,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.51% 89.02% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,399 25,161 29,157
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £340 £325
90th Percentile £700 £680 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 401 557
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £54.50 £53.75 £50.50
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% -12.00%

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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 3 June 2020.

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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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 3 June 2020. 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 -13 107 £575 +4.55% 79
South London +41 4 £450 -8.86% 4
West London +38 3 £475 +5.56% 17
East London +26 3 £350 -39.13% 11
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England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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.

1 208 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (34.77%) Finance
3 160 (31.43%) Java
4 139 (27.31%) JavaScript
5 126 (24.75%) AWS
6 109 (21.41%) React
7 108 (21.22%) Microservices
8 91 (17.88%) Banking
9 90 (17.68%) Kubernetes
10 89 (17.49%) C#
10 89 (17.49%) .NET
10 89 (17.49%) AngularJS
11 88 (17.29%) Python
12 85 (16.70%) Greenfield Project
13 84 (16.50%) Azure
14 83 (16.31%) Software Engineering
15 77 (15.13%) TDD
16 75 (14.73%) DevOps
17 69 (13.56%) Docker
17 69 (13.56%) Web Services
18 66 (12.97%) .NET Core
19 60 (11.79%) SQL
20 57 (11.20%) Spring
21 56 (11.00%) OO
22 51 (10.02%) Fixed Income
23 48 (9.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 45 (8.84%) Asset Management
25 44 (8.64%) Vue.js
26 43 (8.45%) Investment Management
27 42 (8.25%) Front Office

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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 (5.50%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.16%) Confluence
3 6 (1.18%) Apache
3 6 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.39%) CMS
5 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.20%) nginx
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Sketch
1 5 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.59%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.39%) InVision
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) Figma
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
1 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.20%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 126 (24.75%) AWS
2 84 (16.50%) Azure
3 36 (7.07%) GCP
4 13 (2.55%) GitHub
4 13 (2.55%) Serverless
5 8 (1.57%) SaaS
6 6 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.18%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.18%) PaaS
7 5 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.98%) Office 365
7 5 (0.98%) Power Platform
8 4 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.59%) Apigee
9 3 (0.59%) Heroku
9 3 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.18%) Firewall
2 5 (0.98%) Internet
3 4 (0.79%) HTTP
4 2 (0.39%) SSL
4 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.39%) VoIP
4 2 (0.39%) VPN
5 1 (0.20%) BGP
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) IPv4
5 1 (0.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.20%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) OSPF
5 1 (0.20%) Skype
5 1 (0.20%) SNMP
5 1 (0.20%) SSH
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.48%) Big Data
2 30 (5.89%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.30%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.73%) MySQL
5 16 (3.14%) Hadoop
6 15 (2.95%) Data Lake
7 12 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.16%) Blockchain
9 9 (1.77%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.98%) BigQuery
11 5 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.98%) Power BI
11 5 (0.98%) Redis
12 4 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2017
12 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.73%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.34%) JIRA
4 15 (2.95%) TeamCity
5 14 (2.75%) Cucumber
6 13 (2.55%) JUnit
7 12 (2.36%) CircleCI
7 12 (2.36%) Selenium
8 10 (1.96%) Mocha
8 10 (1.96%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.38%) Gradle
10 4 (0.79%) Maven
10 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.79%) webpack
11 3 (0.59%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.59%) GitLab
12 2 (0.39%) Ant
12 2 (0.39%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.39%) JMeter
General
1 177 (34.77%) Finance
2 91 (17.88%) Banking
3 42 (8.25%) Front Office
4 11 (2.16%) Games
5 10 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.38%) Retail
6 7 (1.38%) Retail Banking
7 5 (0.98%) Legal
8 2 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 269 (52.85%) Developer
2 79 (15.52%) Java Developer
3 49 (9.63%) Full Stack Developer
4 45 (8.84%) Senior Developer
5 40 (7.86%) AWS Engineer
6 36 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
6 36 (7.07%) React Developer
7 35 (6.88%) .NET Developer
7 35 (6.88%) Software Engineer
8 31 (6.09%) Scala Developer
9 27 (5.30%) AWS Developer
9 27 (5.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 26 (5.11%) AWS Software Engineer
11 21 (4.13%) Java Developer - Fintech
12 20 (3.93%) Data Engineer
12 20 (3.93%) Designer
12 20 (3.93%) Senior Scala Developer
13 17 (3.34%) .NET Software Engineer
14 16 (3.14%) Angular Developer
14 16 (3.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (21.41%) React
2 89 (17.49%) .NET
2 89 (17.49%) AngularJS
3 69 (13.56%) Web Services
4 66 (12.97%) .NET Core
5 57 (11.20%) Spring
6 44 (8.64%) Vue.js
7 42 (8.25%) HTML
8 39 (7.66%) ASP.NET
9 35 (6.88%) Node.js
10 34 (6.68%) Kafka
11 28 (5.50%) Spring Boot
12 27 (5.30%) CSS
13 26 (5.11%) RESTful
14 23 (4.52%) HTML5
15 21 (4.13%) Akka
16 20 (3.93%) ASP.NET Core
17 19 (3.73%) Redux
18 17 (3.34%) Jest
19 16 (3.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 85 (16.70%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (10.02%) Fixed Income
3 48 (9.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (7.07%) Hedge funds
4 36 (7.07%) User Experience
5 33 (6.48%) Derivative
6 23 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (4.32%) Equities
8 18 (3.54%) Mobile App
9 16 (3.14%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.16%) Mobile Payment
11 10 (1.96%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.96%) Social Media
12 8 (1.57%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.79%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.59%) Digital Wallet
14 3 (0.59%) Mobile Wallet
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.93%) Android
2 17 (3.34%) Linux
3 9 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.18%) Windows
5 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.39%) Debian
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (21.22%) Microservices
3 83 (16.31%) Software Engineering
4 77 (15.13%) TDD
5 75 (14.73%) DevOps
6 56 (11.00%) OO
7 45 (8.84%) Asset Management
8 43 (8.45%) Investment Management
9 39 (7.66%) Analytics
9 39 (7.66%) Test Automation
10 38 (7.47%) BDD
11 30 (5.89%) Machine Learning
12 28 (5.50%) Scrum
13 26 (5.11%) Data Science
14 24 (4.72%) MVC
15 23 (4.52%) Front End Development
15 23 (4.52%) OOD
16 22 (4.32%) Multithreading
17 21 (4.13%) Continuous Delivery
17 21 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 160 (31.43%) Java
2 139 (27.31%) JavaScript
3 89 (17.49%) C#
4 88 (17.29%) Python
5 60 (11.79%) SQL
6 41 (8.06%) Kotlin
7 40 (7.86%) Scala
8 32 (6.29%) Java 8
9 27 (5.30%) TypeScript
10 26 (5.11%) PHP
11 11 (2.16%) Go
12 10 (1.96%) ES6
13 7 (1.38%) Ruby
14 6 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.98%) C
15 5 (0.98%) C++
16 4 (0.79%) PHP 7
17 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.59%) VB
18 2 (0.39%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 23 (4.52%) Degree
2 4 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.59%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.39%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.20%) CCNA
5 1 (0.20%) CCNP
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.20%) CISM
5 1 (0.20%) CISSP
5 1 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.52%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.59%) GDPR
3 1 (0.20%) COBIT
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) NIST
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) PMO
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (13.56%) Docker
2 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 90 (17.68%) Kubernetes
2 33 (6.48%) Terraform
3 21 (4.13%) Ansible
4 6 (1.18%) Puppet
5 5 (0.98%) Rancher
6 4 (0.79%) Istio
7 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.39%) linkerd
8 2 (0.39%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.20%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.20%) MIIS
9 1 (0.20%) Salt
9 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.20%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 21 (4.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.36%) Google
3 9 (1.77%) Oracle
4 7 (1.38%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.18%) Zend
6 5 (0.98%) Tableau
7 4 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.59%) Adobe
8 3 (0.59%) Apple
9 2 (0.39%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco
10 1 (0.20%) Citrix
10 1 (0.20%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.20%) Dell
10 1 (0.20%) Demandware
10 1 (0.20%) Facebook
10 1 (0.20%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.20%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.20%) hybris
10 1 (0.20%) Imperva