Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of FIS products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FIS over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Fidelity National Information Services, Inc (FIS).

FIS
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 872 869 893
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 0
Contract jobs citing FIS 13 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.028% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
UK median daily rate £300 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +26.32% +5.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FIS is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,028 42,681 47,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 42.96% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,633 26,376 29,360
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £240
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,645 1,386 1,712
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.77 £45.22 £44.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -2.94%

FIS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FIS in the UK

FIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FIS in the UK

FIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FIS over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIS in the UK

FIS
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIS within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England -8 13 £300 -50.00% 3
London -13 12 £300 -50.00% 2
North East - 1 £300 -
UK excluding London - 1 £300 - 1
North of England - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FIS 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 with a requirement for FIS.

1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (38.46%) SWIFT
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
2 5 (38.46%) SEPA
2 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (38.46%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) TestDirector
2 5 (38.46%) EDIFACT
2 5 (38.46%) PACS
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
4 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
4 3 (23.08%) SunGard
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) SmartStream
5 2 (15.38%) CA
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing

FIS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (7.69%) SunGard Martini
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) TestDirector
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Functional Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Payments Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Treasury Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) EDIFACT
2 1 (7.69%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) PACS
1 5 (38.46%) SWIFT
2 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
3 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
2 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
3 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
1 5 (38.46%) SEPA
2 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SunGard
2 2 (15.38%) CA
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) SmartStream
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Ingenico
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) VeriFone
3 1 (7.69%) WorldPay