Period
to 17 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 202 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Contract jobs citing Fintech 13 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.23% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
North West median daily rate £375 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% - -
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £11.40 £100.00
% change year-on-year +75.44% -88.60% -

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1648 2059 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.15% 32.23% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1059 1327 1447
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £228 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.77% +1.06% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 85 120
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +4.23% +14.52%
10th Percentile £12.47 £11.39 £11.48
90th Percentile £56.00 £46.63 £44.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.08
% change year-on-year +7.50% +4.82% +9.03%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fintech in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fintech in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the North West over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fintech in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
Manchester +17 8 £400 -5.88% 4
Cheshire - 4 £375 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fintech also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) QA
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) React
3 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
4 2 (15.38%) API Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
4 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) GitHub
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) NUnit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) React
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) LESS
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.69%) Angular 2
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
4 1 (7.69%) Laravel
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
2 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) API Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) PHP 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) VMware