Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 14 November 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 > South West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 196 203
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Fintech 29 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.14% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 0.50% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 5
South West median daily rate £450 £419 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -37.96% -
10th Percentile £325 £358 £475
90th Percentile £595 £456 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £75.00 - £52.50

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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,888 1,592 1,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.86% 28.29% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,186 973 1,167
South West median daily rate £425 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +8.22% -2.67%
10th Percentile £255 £194 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £551
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 88 114
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +52.88% -30.67%
10th Percentile £16.32 £13.28 £11.72
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.74 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fintech in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the South West over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fintech in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Bristol +8 18 £430 -1.71% 17
Wiltshire -17 8 £463 +32.14% 3
Somerset - 2 £725 - 2
Gloucestershire -14 1 £400 - 5
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England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 19 (65.52%) Finance
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
4 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) Selenium
6 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
7 6 (20.69%) SpecFlow
7 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Microservices
7 6 (20.69%) React
7 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
8 5 (17.24%) Wealth Management
8 5 (17.24%) JIRA
8 5 (17.24%) Gherkin
8 5 (17.24%) Bitbucket
8 5 (17.24%) Sass
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
8 5 (17.24%) MVC
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) JMeter

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Apigee
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.45%) npm
4 1 (3.45%) NuGet
4 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.45%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MariaDB
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
1 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (24.14%) Cucumber
2 7 (24.14%) Selenium
3 6 (20.69%) SpecFlow
3 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 5 (17.24%) Bitbucket
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
5 4 (13.79%) JMeter
5 4 (13.79%) WebStorm
6 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.34%) JUnit
6 3 (10.34%) NUnit
7 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (6.90%) SonarQube
7 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (3.45%) GitLab
8 1 (3.45%) gulp
8 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Test Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) UI Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) React
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) Gherkin
4 5 (17.24%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) Sass
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) Node.js
6 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (6.90%) RAML
6 2 (6.90%) RESTful
6 2 (6.90%) Swagger
6 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.90%) YAML
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Scrum
3 6 (20.69%) Microservices
3 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.24%) MVC
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Wealth Management
5 4 (13.79%) SOLID
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.90%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Grafana
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) AppDynamics
2 2 (6.90%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) Misys
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) Veracode