Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 162 254
Rank change year-on-year +67 +92 +118
Contract jobs citing Fintech 1,278 813 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.72% 1.71% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.31% 4.45% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,144 701 380
London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £400 £375 £350
90th Percentile £688 £644 £650
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
London median hourly rate - £20.00 £55.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.09% -44.30%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -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 17,485 18,262 16,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.16% 38.40% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,620 13,102 11,400
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 238 265
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +11.28% -3.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.69
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.24% +2.50% +5.26%

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 12 December 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

Fintech
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 12 December 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 +54 275 £550 +10.00% 244
West London +14 22 £450 +5.88% 62
East London -16 19 £550 +4.76% 42
South London -16 5 £513 -6.82% 9
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 553 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (37.64%) Finance
3 384 (30.05%) JavaScript
4 334 (26.13%) Java
5 305 (23.87%) TDD
6 277 (21.67%) AngularJS
7 273 (21.36%) C#
8 263 (20.58%) Microservices
9 259 (20.27%) React
10 254 (19.87%) .NET
11 248 (19.41%) Greenfield Project
12 244 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
13 233 (18.23%) SQL
14 232 (18.15%) Banking
15 225 (17.61%) HTML
16 211 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 207 (16.20%) CSS
18 204 (15.96%) DevOps
19 190 (14.87%) Docker
20 161 (12.60%) BDD
21 131 (10.25%) Python
21 131 (10.25%) Front End Development
22 129 (10.09%) REST
23 124 (9.70%) Git (software)
24 121 (9.47%) SQL Server
24 121 (9.47%) Software Engineering
25 120 (9.39%) User Experience
26 118 (9.23%) Scrum
27 116 (9.08%) Spring
28 115 (9.00%) Kubernetes

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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 41 (3.21%) Apache Spark
2 40 (3.13%) Confluence
3 32 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.41%) IIS
5 17 (1.33%) Apache
5 17 (1.33%) Ethereum
5 17 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.02%) NServiceBus
7 12 (0.94%) CMS
7 12 (0.94%) Hyperledger
7 12 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.47%) WordPress
11 4 (0.31%) nginx
11 4 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.02%) InVision
2 13 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.078%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.078%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 17 (1.33%) Distributed Ledger
2 14 (1.10%) R3 Corda
3 8 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.078%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 244 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 42 (3.29%) Serverless
5 31 (2.43%) Amazon S3
6 27 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
7 24 (1.88%) SaaS
8 22 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (1.41%) GitHub
12 16 (1.25%) npm
13 15 (1.17%) PaaS
14 12 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (0.70%) IaaS
17 8 (0.63%) AWS CodePipeline
18 7 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
18 7 (0.55%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.88%) AMQP
2 17 (1.33%) HTTP
3 11 (0.86%) X.509
4 8 (0.63%) DNS
4 8 (0.63%) VPN
5 6 (0.47%) SSL
6 5 (0.39%) BGP
6 5 (0.39%) EIGRP
6 5 (0.39%) IGMP
6 5 (0.39%) MPLS
6 5 (0.39%) Multicast
6 5 (0.39%) OSPF
6 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.31%) DSL
8 3 (0.23%) Firewall
8 3 (0.23%) Internet
8 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.16%) FTP
9 2 (0.16%) IPFS
10 1 (0.078%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 81 (6.34%) NoSQL
3 61 (4.77%) Big Data
4 52 (4.07%) Azure SQL Database
5 45 (3.52%) Blockchain
6 40 (3.13%) Redis
7 38 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 34 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (2.50%) MySQL
10 31 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 30 (2.35%) MongoDB
12 29 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
14 23 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
15 22 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 21 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (1.49%) Apache Hive
18 15 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
18 15 (1.17%) Data Lake
19 14 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 124 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 81 (6.34%) Jenkins
3 77 (6.03%) JIRA
4 76 (5.95%) Selenium
5 55 (4.30%) SpecFlow
6 40 (3.13%) Subversion
7 39 (3.05%) TeamCity
8 34 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 27 (2.11%) JUnit
10 27 (2.11%) Visual Studio
11 24 (1.88%) Maven
12 23 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (1.72%) gulp
14 18 (1.41%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.41%) WebDriver
15 16 (1.25%) PhantomJS
16 15 (1.17%) Grunt
16 15 (1.17%) Jasmine
16 15 (1.17%) Protractor
General
1 481 (37.64%) Finance
2 232 (18.15%) Banking
3 47 (3.68%) Investment Banking
4 38 (2.97%) Front Office
5 30 (2.35%) Retail
6 22 (1.72%) Advertising
7 20 (1.56%) Games
8 19 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.49%) Marketing
9 18 (1.41%) Legal
10 17 (1.33%) Retail Banking
11 13 (1.02%) Back Office
12 8 (0.63%) Law
13 2 (0.16%) French Language
13 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.16%) International Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.078%) Greek Language
14 1 (0.078%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.078%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 708 (55.40%) Developer
2 188 (14.71%) Java Developer
3 132 (10.33%) C# Developer
3 132 (10.33%) React Developer
4 119 (9.31%) .NET Developer
5 102 (7.98%) Senior Developer
6 98 (7.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 84 (6.57%) Angular Developer
7 84 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 83 (6.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 78 (6.10%) Analyst
10 66 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
11 62 (4.85%) Architect
12 54 (4.23%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 45 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
14 42 (3.29%) Designer
15 40 (3.13%) Consultant
16 37 (2.90%) .NET Developer - Fintech
16 37 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
17 34 (2.66%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (21.67%) AngularJS
2 259 (20.27%) React
3 254 (19.87%) .NET
4 225 (17.61%) HTML
5 207 (16.20%) CSS
6 129 (10.09%) REST
7 116 (9.08%) Spring
8 110 (8.61%) HTML5
9 107 (8.37%) ASP.NET
10 103 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 97 (7.59%) .NET Core
12 87 (6.81%) Angular 2
13 84 (6.57%) RESTful
14 80 (6.26%) Redux
15 78 (6.10%) Kafka
16 74 (5.79%) Web Services
17 73 (5.71%) WebSockets
18 67 (5.24%) Node.js
19 65 (5.09%) RabbitMQ
20 56 (4.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 248 (19.41%) Greenfield Project
2 120 (9.39%) User Experience
3 51 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.52%) Algorithms
5 31 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.03%) Data Structures
6 26 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (1.64%) Equities
7 21 (1.64%) Fixed Income
7 21 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.25%) Bitcoin
9 16 (1.25%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.02%) Blog
11 11 (0.86%) PKI
12 10 (0.78%) iPad
13 8 (0.63%) Cloud Native
13 8 (0.63%) Derivative
14 6 (0.47%) Smart City
14 6 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 70 (5.48%) Linux
2 63 (4.93%) Apple iOS
3 53 (4.15%) Windows
4 31 (2.43%) Android
5 28 (2.19%) Unix
6 7 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.16%) CentOS
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.078%) watchOS
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (23.87%) TDD
3 263 (20.58%) Microservices
4 204 (15.96%) DevOps
5 161 (12.60%) BDD
6 131 (10.25%) Front End Development
7 121 (9.47%) Software Engineering
8 118 (9.23%) Scrum
9 109 (8.53%) Test Automation
10 94 (7.36%) MVC
11 90 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
12 85 (6.65%) OO
13 84 (6.57%) Web Development
14 81 (6.34%) Multithreading
15 74 (5.79%) Analytics
16 67 (5.24%) SDLC
17 61 (4.77%) Continuous Delivery
18 54 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
19 53 (4.15%) Computer Science
19 53 (4.15%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 384 (30.05%) JavaScript
2 334 (26.13%) Java
3 273 (21.36%) C#
4 233 (18.23%) SQL
5 131 (10.25%) Python
6 113 (8.84%) Java 8
7 97 (7.59%) TypeScript
8 48 (3.76%) Go
9 47 (3.68%) ES6
10 45 (3.52%) Scala
11 37 (2.90%) Ruby
12 36 (2.82%) C
13 26 (2.03%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.96%) Apple Swift
15 24 (1.88%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.88%) PHP
16 19 (1.49%) Objective-C
17 16 (1.25%) C++
17 16 (1.25%) Solidity
18 11 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (4.38%) Degree
2 27 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.17%) Master's Degree
4 6 (0.47%) CCNP
4 6 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.39%) CCIE
5 5 (0.39%) JNCIP
5 5 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.31%) ISEB
6 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.23%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.16%) CISM
8 2 (0.16%) CISSP
8 2 (0.16%) PhD
9 1 (0.078%) CCNA
9 1 (0.078%) CIMA
9 1 (0.078%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.078%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.078%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.91%) QA
2 10 (0.78%) PSD2
3 8 (0.63%) GDPR
4 7 (0.55%) SLA
5 6 (0.47%) PMO
6 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.078%) COREP
8 1 (0.078%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.078%) MiFID
8 1 (0.078%) SEPA
System Software
1 190 (14.87%) Docker
2 5 (0.39%) HDFS
2 5 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.078%) Firmware
5 1 (0.078%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 115 (9.00%) Kubernetes
2 57 (4.46%) Terraform
3 47 (3.68%) Ansible
4 24 (1.88%) Puppet
5 21 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.94%) linkerd
7 10 (0.78%) Mesos
8 9 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.63%) Nagios
9 8 (0.63%) Prometheus
10 7 (0.55%) Istio
11 6 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.31%) Kibana
12 4 (0.31%) Marathon
12 4 (0.31%) Salt
13 3 (0.23%) Consul
13 3 (0.23%) Grafana
13 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (5.16%) Microsoft
2 53 (4.15%) Google
3 29 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 15 (1.17%) Sybase
5 13 (1.02%) Oracle
6 12 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (0.86%) Apple
7 11 (0.86%) Splunk
7 11 (0.86%) Tableau
8 9 (0.70%) Hortonworks
8 9 (0.70%) New Relic
9 7 (0.55%) AppDynamics
9 7 (0.55%) Solace
9 7 (0.55%) VMware
10 6 (0.47%) Cisco
11 5 (0.39%) Arista
11 5 (0.39%) Facebook
11 5 (0.39%) Fortinet
11 5 (0.39%) Juniper
11 5 (0.39%) Sitecore