Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 137 195
Rank change year-on-year +50 +58 +111
Contract jobs citing Fintech 1,263 934 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.95% 2.01% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 5.37% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,139 784 481
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £366
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
England median daily rate £550 £501 £525
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.67% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
London median hourly rate £11.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.25% - -
England median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -23.13% - -

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 15,786 17,382 14,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.84% 37.41% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,288 12,557 10,292
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £323 £310 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £669
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 284 255
London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +15.00%
10th Percentile £13.08 £12.27 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.50 £48.43 £51.25
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.79 £19.56
% change year-on-year -7.07% +11.40% -2.23%

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 +38 270 £550 - 332
West London +29 27 £450 +5.88% 44
East London -17 24 £600 +45.45% 41
South London +3 8 £500 -9.09% 2
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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.

1 560 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (33.33%) Finance
3 372 (29.45%) JavaScript
4 308 (24.39%) Java
5 263 (20.82%) React
6 257 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
7 246 (19.48%) Microservices
7 246 (19.48%) SQL
8 241 (19.08%) C#
8 241 (19.08%) TDD
9 231 (18.29%) .NET
10 230 (18.21%) DevOps
11 223 (17.66%) AngularJS
12 215 (17.02%) Banking
13 214 (16.94%) Greenfield Project
14 211 (16.71%) HTML
15 208 (16.47%) Docker
15 208 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
16 183 (14.49%) Python
17 177 (14.01%) CSS
18 144 (11.40%) Kubernetes
19 125 (9.90%) Git (software)
20 123 (9.74%) BDD
21 121 (9.58%) Node.js
22 118 (9.34%) Scrum
23 117 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
24 114 (9.03%) Software Engineering
25 112 (8.87%) User Experience
26 105 (8.31%) SQL Server
26 105 (8.31%) HTML5

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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 (3.33%) Confluence
2 39 (3.09%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 12 (0.95%) CMS
6 11 (0.87%) IIS
7 9 (0.71%) Ethereum
8 8 (0.63%) Hyperledger
8 8 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.55%) Apache
9 7 (0.55%) GeoServer
9 7 (0.55%) nginx
10 6 (0.48%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.48%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.40%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.40%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.32%) Marvel
12 4 (0.32%) WordPress
13 3 (0.24%) Tornado
Applications
1 11 (0.87%) InVision
1 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.079%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.079%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.079%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 11 (0.87%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.48%) R3 Corda
4 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.16%) MultiChain
6 2 (0.16%) Quorum
7 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.079%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.079%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.079%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.079%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 257 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
2 208 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 44 (3.48%) Serverless
5 25 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (1.82%) Amazon S3
7 22 (1.74%) GitHub
8 20 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (1.50%) SaaS
10 16 (1.27%) CloudFront
11 15 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (1.03%) npm
13 12 (0.95%) Office 365
14 11 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.87%) PaaS
15 10 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.79%) Apigee
15 10 (0.79%) Route 53
15 10 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.90%) HTTP
2 18 (1.43%) AMQP
3 12 (0.95%) Firewall
4 11 (0.87%) VPN
5 8 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.48%) DSL
6 6 (0.48%) MPLS
7 5 (0.40%) IPFS
7 5 (0.40%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 4 (0.32%) BGP
8 4 (0.32%) DNS
8 4 (0.32%) EIGRP
8 4 (0.32%) IGMP
8 4 (0.32%) Multicast
8 4 (0.32%) OSPF
8 4 (0.32%) SSL
8 4 (0.32%) WAN
9 3 (0.24%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.24%) PCoIP
9 3 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 94 (7.44%) NoSQL
3 65 (5.15%) Big Data
4 44 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (3.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 40 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 35 (2.77%) Blockchain
7 35 (2.77%) Redis
8 30 (2.38%) MySQL
9 25 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 25 (1.98%) Relational Database
10 22 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (1.58%) Cosmos DB
12 18 (1.43%) Data Lake
13 16 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
14 14 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (0.95%) Apache Hive
16 10 (0.79%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 125 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 104 (8.23%) Jenkins
3 90 (7.13%) JIRA
4 57 (4.51%) Selenium
5 47 (3.72%) TeamCity
6 37 (2.93%) SpecFlow
6 37 (2.93%) Subversion
7 30 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (1.82%) Jasmine
9 21 (1.66%) Grunt
10 19 (1.50%) gulp
11 18 (1.43%) JUnit
12 17 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (1.35%) Visual Studio
12 17 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
13 16 (1.27%) Maven
13 16 (1.27%) WebDriver
14 15 (1.19%) Mocha
14 15 (1.19%) webpack
15 12 (0.95%) Protractor
General
1 421 (33.33%) Finance
2 215 (17.02%) Banking
3 57 (4.51%) Front Office
4 41 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 30 (2.38%) Retail
6 28 (2.22%) Legal
7 20 (1.58%) Games
8 17 (1.35%) Marketing
9 16 (1.27%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.19%) Back Office
10 15 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.79%) Law
12 9 (0.71%) Advertising
13 8 (0.63%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.16%) International Banking
15 1 (0.079%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.079%) Greek Language
15 1 (0.079%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.079%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.079%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 643 (50.91%) Developer
2 167 (13.22%) Java Developer
3 118 (9.34%) React Developer
4 108 (8.55%) C# Developer
5 104 (8.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 101 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 95 (7.52%) Analyst
8 93 (7.36%) Senior Developer
9 90 (7.13%) .NET Developer
10 75 (5.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 63 (4.99%) Business Analyst
12 62 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
13 59 (4.67%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 41 (3.25%) AWS Engineer
14 41 (3.25%) Designer
15 40 (3.17%) Architect
15 40 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
16 38 (3.01%) Angular Developer
17 37 (2.93%) Python Developer
18 35 (2.77%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (20.82%) React
2 231 (18.29%) .NET
3 223 (17.66%) AngularJS
4 211 (16.71%) HTML
5 177 (14.01%) CSS
6 121 (9.58%) Node.js
7 105 (8.31%) HTML5
8 98 (7.76%) ASP.NET
9 97 (7.68%) Spring
10 88 (6.97%) Kafka
11 85 (6.73%) Redux
11 85 (6.73%) REST
12 78 (6.18%) RESTful
13 77 (6.10%) .NET Core
14 68 (5.38%) WebSockets
15 67 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 64 (5.07%) Web Services
17 62 (4.91%) Angular 2
18 55 (4.35%) Spring Boot
19 52 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 214 (16.94%) Greenfield Project
2 112 (8.87%) User Experience
3 42 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 41 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 27 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 25 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.50%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.03%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (0.95%) Public Cloud
12 11 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
13 10 (0.79%) Cloud Native
13 10 (0.79%) Equities
14 8 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.55%) Bitcoin
15 7 (0.55%) Digital Wallet
16 6 (0.48%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 75 (5.94%) Linux
2 67 (5.30%) Windows
3 33 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 32 (2.53%) Unix
5 21 (1.66%) Android
6 15 (1.19%) Mac OS
7 9 (0.71%) CentOS
8 8 (0.63%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.55%) Fedora
10 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.16%) HPUX
12 1 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.079%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.079%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (19.48%) Microservices
3 241 (19.08%) TDD
4 230 (18.21%) DevOps
5 123 (9.74%) BDD
6 118 (9.34%) Scrum
7 114 (9.03%) Software Engineering
8 91 (7.21%) Front End Development
9 84 (6.65%) MVC
10 81 (6.41%) Test Automation
11 74 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (5.70%) Analytics
12 72 (5.70%) OO
13 71 (5.62%) Multithreading
14 59 (4.67%) Web Development
15 56 (4.43%) Machine Learning
15 56 (4.43%) SDLC
16 55 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
17 52 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
18 49 (3.88%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 372 (29.45%) JavaScript
2 308 (24.39%) Java
3 246 (19.48%) SQL
4 241 (19.08%) C#
5 183 (14.49%) Python
6 96 (7.60%) Java 8
7 95 (7.52%) TypeScript
8 50 (3.96%) Bash Shell
8 50 (3.96%) Ruby
9 49 (3.88%) Go
10 41 (3.25%) ES6
10 41 (3.25%) Scala
11 34 (2.69%) PHP
12 28 (2.22%) T-SQL
13 24 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 19 (1.50%) Apple Swift
15 17 (1.35%) C
15 17 (1.35%) R
16 16 (1.27%) Objective-C
17 15 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (3.48%) Degree
2 14 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.79%) AWS Certification
4 9 (0.71%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.55%) CISSP
5 7 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.48%) CCNP
6 6 (0.48%) CISM
6 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.32%) CCIE
7 4 (0.32%) ISEB
7 4 (0.32%) JNCIP
7 4 (0.32%) PhD
8 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.24%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.16%) APMP
9 2 (0.16%) CISA
9 2 (0.16%) MCSE
9 2 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.91%) QA
2 11 (0.87%) PSD2
3 9 (0.71%) PMO
3 9 (0.71%) SLA
4 8 (0.63%) GDPR
5 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.24%) SEPA
7 2 (0.16%) COREP
7 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.079%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.079%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.079%) MiFID
System Software
1 208 (16.47%) Docker
2 9 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.48%) HDFS
3 6 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.079%) NFS
6 1 (0.079%) PowerDNS
6 1 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 144 (11.40%) Kubernetes
2 70 (5.54%) Terraform
3 59 (4.67%) Ansible
4 19 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.35%) Puppet
6 13 (1.03%) Istio
7 8 (0.63%) Consul
7 8 (0.63%) Mesos
8 7 (0.55%) Kibana
9 5 (0.40%) Grafana
9 5 (0.40%) linkerd
10 4 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.32%) logstash
10 4 (0.32%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.32%) SCCM
11 3 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.16%) Nagios
13 1 (0.079%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.079%) Nessus
Vendors
1 79 (6.25%) Google
2 64 (5.07%) Microsoft
3 30 (2.38%) Atlassian
4 16 (1.27%) Tableau
5 13 (1.03%) Oracle
5 13 (1.03%) Sybase
6 11 (0.87%) New Relic
7 10 (0.79%) IBM
8 9 (0.71%) Red Hat
8 9 (0.71%) VMware
9 8 (0.63%) Cisco
9 8 (0.63%) Ping Identity
9 8 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.55%) Juniper
11 6 (0.48%) Adobe
11 6 (0.48%) Hortonworks
11 6 (0.48%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.40%) Arista
12 5 (0.40%) Facebook
12 5 (0.40%) Fortinet