Period
to 17 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 September 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 > South West
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 189 201
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing Fintech 21 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.38% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.45% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 1
South West median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% -40.74%
10th Percentile £323 £334 £375
90th Percentile £538 £593 £425
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.50 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -65.00% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,493 4,918 4,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.36% 85.59% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,411 3,056 2,884
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £299 £273 £255
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 228 186
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.52 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +5.10% +11.27%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.01 £12.77
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.25
England median hourly rate £24.70 £20.57 £23.14
% change year-on-year +20.04% -11.10% +0.01%

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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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 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
Bristol +6 12 £475 +5.85% 9
Wiltshire -28 4 £350 -24.32% 6
Gloucestershire -18 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 £500 - 2
Dorset - 1 £338 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
5 4 (19.05%) React
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) Azure
5 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) Node.js
6 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (14.29%) AWS
6 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) PMO
7 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (9.52%) ES6
7 2 (9.52%) Lombardi
7 2 (9.52%) Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) Electronics
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing

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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 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
2 3 (14.29%) AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Lombardi
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
3 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Test Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Web Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) React
2 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 3 (14.29%) Node.js
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Usability Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
4 1 (4.76%) Sprint Retrospective
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) ES6
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) IBM
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.76%) PayPal