Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 167 304
Rank change year-on-year +63 +137 +177
Contract jobs citing Fintech 1,225 706 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.69% 1.64% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.98% 4.23% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,015 602 263
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
London median hourly rate £70.00 - £100.00
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £100.00

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 17,562 16,687 17,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.58% 38.74% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,539 11,841 12,205
London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £290
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 227 226
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +9.50% -
10th Percentile £13.22 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.51 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +8.11%

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

Fintech
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

Fintech
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fintech in London

Fintech
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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 August 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 +48 304 £525 +5.00% 234
East London -7 19 £450 -40.00% 21
West London -16 18 £475 +40.74% 45
South London -36 5 £475 -17.39% 5
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 531 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (37.55%) Finance
3 360 (29.39%) JavaScript
4 293 (23.92%) Java
5 273 (22.29%) TDD
6 253 (20.65%) Banking
7 242 (19.76%) Amazon AWS
8 240 (19.59%) AngularJS
8 240 (19.59%) Microservices
9 225 (18.37%) C#
10 218 (17.80%) .NET
11 214 (17.47%) HTML
12 205 (16.73%) CSS
12 205 (16.73%) React
13 197 (16.08%) Greenfield Project
14 191 (15.59%) Docker
15 188 (15.35%) SQL
16 187 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
16 187 (15.27%) Git (software)
17 176 (14.37%) DevOps
18 137 (11.18%) REST
19 136 (11.10%) BDD
20 135 (11.02%) Scrum
21 130 (10.61%) Python
22 123 (10.04%) Front End Development
23 117 (9.55%) SQL Server
24 115 (9.39%) Linux
25 114 (9.31%) Test Automation
26 111 (9.06%) User Experience
27 110 (8.98%) Node.js

Fintech
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 52 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 43 (3.51%) Confluence
4 28 (2.29%) Apache
5 24 (1.96%) Ethereum
6 22 (1.80%) NServiceBus
7 17 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.22%) Hyperledger
9 14 (1.14%) Apache Solr
10 11 (0.90%) JBoss
11 9 (0.73%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.65%) IIS
13 7 (0.57%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.49%) CMS
15 4 (0.33%) Marvel
15 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
17 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
17 2 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.98%) InVision
5 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.16%) InDesign
9 1 (0.082%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.47%) Distributed Ledger
2 14 (1.14%) R3 Corda
3 10 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.49%) Sage 300 ERP
5 5 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.082%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.082%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.082%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.082%) Sonata
7 1 (0.082%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 242 (19.76%) Amazon AWS
2 187 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (4.08%) GitHub
4 43 (3.51%) Amazon S3
5 41 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (3.35%) Serverless
6 28 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
7 27 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 25 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 21 (1.71%) Route 53
11 20 (1.63%) CloudFront
12 18 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (1.39%) npm
14 14 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (1.06%) Google Analytics
15 13 (1.06%) PaaS
16 12 (0.98%) Heroku
16 12 (0.98%) SaaS
17 10 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.55%) HTTP
2 17 (1.39%) SSL
3 15 (1.22%) DNS
4 12 (0.98%) Firewall
5 11 (0.90%) FTP
5 11 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.82%) AMQP
6 10 (0.82%) VPN
6 10 (0.82%) X.509
7 8 (0.65%) Network Security
8 7 (0.57%) Internet
9 6 (0.49%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.33%) LAN
10 4 (0.33%) MPLS
10 4 (0.33%) SSH
10 4 (0.33%) WAN
11 3 (0.24%) DHCP
11 3 (0.24%) VLAN
12 2 (0.16%) SAN
12 2 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 69 (5.63%) Blockchain
4 67 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
5 49 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 47 (3.84%) Relational Database
7 40 (3.27%) Big Data
8 39 (3.18%) Redis
9 36 (2.94%) Hadoop
10 33 (2.69%) Apache Hive
11 28 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 27 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 20 (1.63%) Cosmos DB
15 20 (1.63%) MySQL
16 19 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
17 14 (1.14%) HBase
Development Applications
1 187 (15.27%) Git (software)
2 90 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 84 (6.86%) JIRA
4 74 (6.04%) Selenium
5 34 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 33 (2.69%) SpecFlow
7 31 (2.53%) TeamCity
8 28 (2.29%) JUnit
8 28 (2.29%) webpack
9 26 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (1.96%) Maven
11 23 (1.88%) Visual Studio
12 22 (1.80%) NUnit
12 22 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
13 18 (1.47%) Grunt
13 18 (1.47%) Jasmine
13 18 (1.47%) Subversion
13 18 (1.47%) Xcode
14 16 (1.31%) Mocha
15 15 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 460 (37.55%) Finance
2 253 (20.65%) Banking
3 42 (3.43%) Investment Banking
4 25 (2.04%) Retail
5 24 (1.96%) Games
6 23 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 23 (1.88%) Marketing
7 17 (1.39%) Advertising
7 17 (1.39%) Law
8 15 (1.22%) Legal
9 14 (1.14%) Front Office
9 14 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.98%) Back Office
11 2 (0.16%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.082%) French Language
12 1 (0.082%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.082%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.082%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.082%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.082%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 651 (53.14%) Developer
2 120 (9.80%) React Developer
3 115 (9.39%) Java Developer
4 114 (9.31%) .NET Developer
5 95 (7.76%) C# Developer
6 88 (7.18%) Analyst
7 87 (7.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 79 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 78 (6.37%) Full Stack Developer
10 71 (5.80%) Angular Developer
11 69 (5.63%) Senior Developer
12 62 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
13 61 (4.98%) Architect
14 57 (4.65%) Designer
15 56 (4.57%) Consultant
16 47 (3.84%) AWS Engineer
17 42 (3.43%) Business Analyst
18 38 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
19 32 (2.61%) Data Engineer
19 32 (2.61%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (19.59%) AngularJS
2 218 (17.80%) .NET
3 214 (17.47%) HTML
4 205 (16.73%) CSS
4 205 (16.73%) React
5 137 (11.18%) REST
6 110 (8.98%) Node.js
7 109 (8.90%) RESTful
8 106 (8.65%) HTML5
9 93 (7.59%) Spring
10 90 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 89 (7.27%) Redux
12 77 (6.29%) ASP.NET
13 74 (6.04%) .NET Core
14 72 (5.88%) Kafka
15 70 (5.71%) Angular 2
16 56 (4.57%) Web Services
17 55 (4.49%) jQuery
18 50 (4.08%) CSS3
18 50 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 197 (16.08%) Greenfield Project
2 111 (9.06%) User Experience
3 51 (4.16%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (3.67%) Algorithms
5 45 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 41 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 26 (2.12%) Equities
8 25 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.55%) Fixed Income
10 18 (1.47%) Bitcoin
11 16 (1.31%) PKI
12 13 (1.06%) Blog
12 13 (1.06%) Cloud Native
12 13 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.06%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.98%) Credit Risk
13 12 (0.98%) Digital Wallet
13 12 (0.98%) iPad
13 12 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 115 (9.39%) Linux
2 90 (7.35%) Apple iOS
3 71 (5.80%) Unix
4 54 (4.41%) Windows
5 49 (4.00%) Android
6 10 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.57%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.49%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.33%) CentOS
9 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.082%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.082%) NetWare
10 1 (0.082%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.082%) VMS
10 1 (0.082%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (22.29%) TDD
3 240 (19.59%) Microservices
4 176 (14.37%) DevOps
5 136 (11.10%) BDD
6 135 (11.02%) Scrum
7 123 (10.04%) Front End Development
8 114 (9.31%) Test Automation
9 93 (7.59%) Software Engineering
10 90 (7.35%) MVC
11 88 (7.18%) Web Development
12 74 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (5.80%) OO
14 61 (4.98%) Unit Testing
15 59 (4.82%) ETL
16 56 (4.57%) Analytics
17 54 (4.41%) SOA
18 52 (4.24%) SDLC
19 49 (4.00%) iOS Development
20 48 (3.92%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 360 (29.39%) JavaScript
2 293 (23.92%) Java
3 225 (18.37%) C#
4 188 (15.35%) SQL
5 130 (10.61%) Python
6 82 (6.69%) Java 8
7 68 (5.55%) Ruby
8 64 (5.22%) ES6
9 59 (4.82%) TypeScript
10 50 (4.08%) Scala
11 42 (3.43%) Bash Shell
12 41 (3.35%) Go
13 33 (2.69%) Apple Swift
14 30 (2.45%) C++
14 30 (2.45%) T-SQL
15 24 (1.96%) C
16 22 (1.80%) Objective-C
17 21 (1.71%) Kotlin
18 20 (1.63%) ES7
18 20 (1.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (4.90%) Degree
2 39 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.31%) Master's Degree
4 11 (0.90%) AWS Certification
5 10 (0.82%) CISSP
6 7 (0.57%) CISA
6 7 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.57%) OSCP
7 6 (0.49%) CCNA
7 6 (0.49%) CCNP
7 6 (0.49%) CEH
7 6 (0.49%) CSSLP
7 6 (0.49%) GIAC
7 6 (0.49%) SANS
8 3 (0.24%) ISEB
8 3 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.16%) CISM
9 2 (0.16%) MBA
9 2 (0.16%) RHCE
9 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.27%) QA
2 21 (1.71%) GCP
3 14 (1.14%) PSD2
4 11 (0.90%) GDPR
5 9 (0.73%) MiFID
6 8 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.65%) PMO
7 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.16%) SLA
9 1 (0.082%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 191 (15.59%) Docker
2 14 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.65%) Apache Flume
3 8 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.57%) HDFS
5 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.082%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.082%) Firmware
7 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.082%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 79 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 57 (4.65%) Ansible
3 49 (4.00%) Terraform
4 34 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.04%) Puppet
6 20 (1.63%) Mesos
7 17 (1.39%) Marathon
8 10 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.73%) Oozie
10 8 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (0.65%) PingFederate
10 8 (0.65%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.57%) Nagios
12 6 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.49%) linkerd
13 4 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.33%) Packer
14 3 (0.24%) Grafana
14 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 2 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 64 (5.22%) Microsoft
2 39 (3.18%) Atlassian
3 31 (2.53%) Google
4 27 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (1.88%) Splunk
6 21 (1.71%) Oracle
7 13 (1.06%) Apple
7 13 (1.06%) Hortonworks
8 12 (0.98%) VMware
9 10 (0.82%) Adobe
9 10 (0.82%) AppDynamics
9 10 (0.82%) Tableau
10 8 (0.65%) Sybase
11 7 (0.57%) Capita
11 7 (0.57%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.49%) Cisco
12 6 (0.49%) Informatica
12 6 (0.49%) Sage
13 5 (0.41%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.41%) IBM