Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 103 167
Rank change year-on-year +36 +64 +136
Contract jobs citing Fintech 1,494 1,238 688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.63% 2.68% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 3.04% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,359 1,017 588
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £375
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
England median daily rate £550 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
London median hourly rate £24.50 £70.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% - -
England median hourly rate £24.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -62.31% - -

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 36,516 40,767 36,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.83% 88.26% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,136 29,563 26,261
London median daily rate £520 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +3.09% +4.86%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £653
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 555 400
London median hourly rate £24.71 £24.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% +2.08% +13.58%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £54.95 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.42 £24.86
% change year-on-year +11.51% -9.81% +5.79%

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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 19 July 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in London over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 July 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 +19 382 £550 +4.76% 330
East London +13 22 £575 +39.39% 55
West London +27 17 £475 -2.56% 61
South London +23 6 £494 +3.95% 7
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England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 699 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (34.27%) Finance
3 432 (28.92%) Java
4 394 (26.37%) JavaScript
5 332 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 293 (19.61%) Docker
7 289 (19.34%) Banking
8 285 (19.08%) DevOps
9 269 (18.01%) TDD
10 258 (17.27%) React
11 253 (16.93%) Python
12 248 (16.60%) Microservices
13 247 (16.53%) SQL
13 247 (16.53%) Greenfield Project
14 233 (15.60%) C#
15 211 (14.12%) AngularJS
16 200 (13.39%) .NET
17 196 (13.12%) Microsoft Azure
18 193 (12.92%) Kubernetes
19 172 (11.51%) HTML
20 150 (10.04%) Node.js
21 147 (9.84%) Spring
22 141 (9.44%) Scrum
23 140 (9.37%) Git (software)
24 138 (9.24%) NoSQL
25 134 (8.97%) Linux
26 133 (8.90%) Software Engineering
27 121 (8.10%) Redux
28 118 (7.90%) CSS
29 108 (7.23%) Java 8

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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 61 (4.08%) Confluence
2 56 (3.75%) Apache Spark
3 25 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (1.34%) Apache
5 17 (1.14%) CMS
5 17 (1.14%) Ethereum
5 17 (1.14%) Hyperledger
6 11 (0.74%) nginx
7 9 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.47%) IIS
8 7 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.40%) GeoServer
9 6 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.40%) WordPress
10 5 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.27%) Luigi
11 4 (0.27%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (1.27%) Sketch
2 9 (0.60%) InVision
2 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.47%) Marvel
3 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.47%) Zeplin
4 5 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.067%) Figma
7 1 (0.067%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.94%) Distributed Ledger
2 16 (1.07%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.27%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) MultiChain
6 2 (0.13%) Quorum
6 2 (0.13%) Ripple
7 1 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.067%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.067%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.067%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.067%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 332 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (13.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (6.43%) Serverless
4 79 (5.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 70 (4.69%) AWS Lambda
6 44 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
7 37 (2.48%) Amazon S3
8 31 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 30 (2.01%) Amazon ECS
10 29 (1.94%) Route 53
11 27 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 26 (1.74%) GitHub
12 26 (1.74%) SaaS
13 21 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (1.41%) CloudFront
14 19 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
15 17 (1.14%) Office 365
16 16 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
17 14 (0.94%) Power Platform
18 12 (0.80%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.07%) HTTP
2 12 (0.80%) IPFS
2 12 (0.80%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 11 (0.74%) Firewall
3 11 (0.74%) VPN
4 10 (0.67%) DNS
5 9 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.33%) WAN
7 4 (0.27%) AMQP
7 4 (0.27%) DHCP
7 4 (0.27%) Internet
8 3 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.20%) PCoIP
8 3 (0.20%) Skype
8 3 (0.20%) VLAN
9 2 (0.13%) FTP
9 2 (0.13%) MPLS
9 2 (0.13%) SAN
9 2 (0.13%) SSL
9 2 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (9.24%) NoSQL
2 92 (6.16%) SQL Server
3 82 (5.49%) Big Data
4 61 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 59 (3.95%) MySQL
6 55 (3.68%) Blockchain
7 45 (3.01%) MongoDB
8 43 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 39 (2.61%) Redis
10 38 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
10 38 (2.54%) Hadoop
10 38 (2.54%) Relational Database
11 33 (2.21%) Data Lake
12 31 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
13 26 (1.74%) Cosmos DB
14 23 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 21 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (1.07%) Apache Hive
17 14 (0.94%) Power BI
17 14 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 140 (9.37%) Git (software)
2 105 (7.03%) Jenkins
3 92 (6.16%) JIRA
4 38 (2.54%) Selenium
4 38 (2.54%) TeamCity
5 22 (1.47%) Subversion
6 21 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (1.27%) Grunt
8 18 (1.20%) GitLab
8 18 (1.20%) WebDriver
9 16 (1.07%) gulp
10 15 (1.00%) SpecFlow
11 14 (0.94%) Jasmine
12 13 (0.87%) webpack
13 11 (0.74%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.74%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.67%) JMeter
14 10 (0.67%) JUnit
14 10 (0.67%) SonarQube
14 10 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 512 (34.27%) Finance
2 289 (19.34%) Banking
3 50 (3.35%) Front Office
4 30 (2.01%) Games
5 29 (1.94%) Investment Banking
5 29 (1.94%) Legal
6 21 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 21 (1.41%) Marketing
7 19 (1.27%) Retail
8 14 (0.94%) Back Office
8 14 (0.94%) Retail Banking
9 13 (0.87%) Private Banking
10 10 (0.67%) Advertising
11 5 (0.33%) Law
12 4 (0.27%) Publishing
13 1 (0.067%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.067%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.067%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.067%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.067%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 728 (48.73%) Developer
2 209 (13.99%) Java Developer
3 201 (13.45%) React Developer
4 137 (9.17%) Full Stack Developer
5 133 (8.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 112 (7.50%) Analyst
7 105 (7.03%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 99 (6.63%) Senior Developer
9 92 (6.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 85 (5.69%) AWS Engineer
11 82 (5.49%) .NET Developer
12 73 (4.89%) Business Analyst
13 70 (4.69%) C# Developer
14 65 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
15 59 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
16 54 (3.61%) Python Developer
17 51 (3.41%) Data Engineer
18 49 (3.28%) Architect
19 42 (2.81%) AWS DevOps
20 41 (2.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (17.27%) React
2 211 (14.12%) AngularJS
3 200 (13.39%) .NET
4 172 (11.51%) HTML
5 150 (10.04%) Node.js
6 147 (9.84%) Spring
7 121 (8.10%) Redux
8 118 (7.90%) CSS
9 107 (7.16%) Kafka
10 99 (6.63%) REST
11 80 (5.35%) HTML5
12 78 (5.22%) .NET Core
13 76 (5.09%) React Native
14 74 (4.95%) RESTful
15 72 (4.82%) Spring Boot
16 64 (4.28%) ASP.NET
17 63 (4.22%) WebSockets
18 59 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
19 52 (3.48%) Web Services
20 36 (2.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 247 (16.53%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (6.02%) User Experience
3 85 (5.69%) Mobile App
4 65 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (2.81%) Cloud Native
6 35 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (2.21%) Mobile Banking
8 31 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 23 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
12 18 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
12 18 (1.20%) PKI
13 16 (1.07%) Bitcoin
13 16 (1.07%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.87%) Credit Risk
14 13 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
14 13 (0.87%) Public Cloud
15 12 (0.80%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 134 (8.97%) Linux
2 81 (5.42%) Windows
3 65 (4.35%) Android
4 54 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 49 (3.28%) Unix
6 22 (1.47%) Mac OS
7 10 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.40%) CentOS
10 6 (0.40%) Fedora
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.13%) HPUX
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 699 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (19.08%) DevOps
3 269 (18.01%) TDD
4 248 (16.60%) Microservices
5 141 (9.44%) Scrum
6 133 (8.90%) Software Engineering
7 107 (7.16%) Front End Development
8 103 (6.89%) BDD
9 99 (6.63%) OO
10 93 (6.22%) SDLC
11 84 (5.62%) Analytics
12 83 (5.56%) MVC
13 81 (5.42%) Test Automation
14 79 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
15 69 (4.62%) Open Source
16 67 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
16 67 (4.48%) Problem-Solving
17 61 (4.08%) Computer Science
18 60 (4.02%) Investment Management
19 56 (3.75%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 432 (28.92%) Java
2 394 (26.37%) JavaScript
3 253 (16.93%) Python
4 247 (16.53%) SQL
5 233 (15.60%) C#
6 108 (7.23%) Java 8
7 103 (6.89%) TypeScript
8 75 (5.02%) Scala
9 68 (4.55%) ES6
10 62 (4.15%) Bash Shell
11 49 (3.28%) PHP
12 46 (3.08%) Ruby
13 40 (2.68%) Kotlin
14 35 (2.34%) T-SQL
15 34 (2.28%) Go
16 21 (1.41%) R
17 20 (1.34%) PowerShell
18 19 (1.27%) Apple Swift
19 17 (1.14%) Clojure
20 16 (1.07%) C++
Qualifications
1 67 (4.48%) Degree
2 23 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.94%) AWS Certification
4 13 (0.87%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.40%) PhD
5 6 (0.40%) SANS
5 6 (0.40%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.33%) CISSP
6 5 (0.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.27%) CISM
7 4 (0.27%) MCSA
7 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.20%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.20%) CISA
9 2 (0.13%) CCNA
9 2 (0.13%) CCNP
9 2 (0.13%) ISSMP
9 2 (0.13%) MBA
9 2 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.95%) QA
2 23 (1.54%) PSD2
3 18 (1.20%) PMO
4 12 (0.80%) GDPR
5 7 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.33%) SEPA
8 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.20%) NIST
9 3 (0.20%) SLA
10 2 (0.13%) COREP
10 2 (0.13%) IFRS
10 2 (0.13%) MiFID
10 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.067%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.067%) EMIR
11 1 (0.067%) FINREP
11 1 (0.067%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.067%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 293 (19.61%) Docker
2 17 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.067%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.067%) LXC
5 1 (0.067%) NFS
5 1 (0.067%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.067%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.067%) PowerDNS
5 1 (0.067%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.067%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 193 (12.92%) Kubernetes
2 96 (6.43%) Terraform
3 95 (6.36%) Ansible
4 28 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.27%) Puppet
6 12 (0.80%) linkerd
7 10 (0.67%) Istio
8 9 (0.60%) Grafana
8 9 (0.60%) Kibana
9 8 (0.54%) SCCM
10 7 (0.47%) Packer
11 4 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.27%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.27%) logstash
11 4 (0.27%) Nagios
11 4 (0.27%) Oozie
12 3 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.13%) Consul
13 2 (0.13%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 60 (4.02%) Google
2 54 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 39 (2.61%) Atlassian
4 18 (1.20%) Oracle
5 14 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (0.80%) Tableau
7 11 (0.74%) VMware
8 10 (0.67%) Splunk
9 9 (0.60%) Apple
10 8 (0.54%) Cisco
10 8 (0.54%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.47%) Adobe
11 7 (0.47%) Sybase
12 6 (0.40%) Black Duck
12 6 (0.40%) IBM
12 6 (0.40%) Ping Identity
12 6 (0.40%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.33%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.27%) Citrix
14 4 (0.27%) Zend