Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 191 199
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Fintech 26 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.19% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 0.73% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 3
South West median daily rate £450 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £327 £356 £275
90th Percentile £596 £547 £448
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £11.40
% change year-on-year +150.00% +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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,835 1,373 1,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.81% 26.05% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,151 831 1,042
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £188 £225
90th Percentile £588 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 66 111
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +13.21% -29.33%
10th Percentile £14.77 £11.57 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.31 £44.25
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.60 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.58% +3.00% +0.88%

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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 January 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 January 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 -5 12 £430 -1.71% 9
Wiltshire -27 10 £450 +28.57% 5
Somerset - 3 £613 - 3
Gloucestershire -15 1 £400 +6.67%
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England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) JIRA
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) HTML5
7 5 (19.23%) Wealth Management
7 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
7 5 (19.23%) Sass
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) C#
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 4 (15.38%) WebStorm
8 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 4 (15.38%) Selenium
8 4 (15.38%) React
8 4 (15.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (11.54%) Microservices
9 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 3 (11.54%) Linux
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET

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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 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Apigee
1 2 (7.69%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) npm
2 1 (3.85%) NuGet
2 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
4 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 4 (15.38%) WebStorm
5 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) JMeter
5 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
5 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) gulp
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) NUnit
6 1 (3.85%) PhpStorm
6 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Scrum Master
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Scrum Master
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) CSS
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) HTML5
3 5 (19.23%) Sass
4 4 (15.38%) React
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
6 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.69%) Node.js
6 2 (7.69%) RAML
6 2 (7.69%) Spring
6 2 (7.69%) Swagger
6 2 (7.69%) YAML
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) CSS3
7 1 (3.85%) Laravel
7 1 (3.85%) REST
7 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
3 5 (19.23%) Wealth Management
4 4 (15.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (11.54%) BDD
5 3 (11.54%) Microservices
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) SOLID
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (3.85%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Java 8
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Grafana
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) AppDynamics
2 2 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (3.85%) Misys
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.85%) Veracode