Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 195 215
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20 -
Contract jobs citing Fintech 20 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 8
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% -
10th Percentile £227 £338 £325
90th Percentile £663 £483 £609
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £75.00 - £76.25

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 1,761 1,691 2,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.96% 30.14% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 1,070 1,516
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 87 101
North West median hourly rate £23.34 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.09% +37.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £55.00 £47.39
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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
Manchester -2 16 £400 - 46
Cheshire +1 3 £505 +30.32% 14
Merseyside - 1 £725 - 3
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Node.js
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Office 365
4 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Java 8
4 2 (10.00%) Tech Ops
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) Anaconda

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Sumo Logic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) KDB
3 1 (5.00%) Kdb+
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) webpack
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) Node.js
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (5.00%) LINQ
3 1 (5.00%) React
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Debian
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Analytics
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Tech Ops
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Java 8
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Java 9
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Icinga
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Misys
2 1 (5.00%) New Relic
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware