Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 895 842 904
Rank change year-on-year -53 +62 -12
Contract jobs citing FIS 6 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.022% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
UK median daily rate £300 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.86% -4.55% +2.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £550
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 43,577 41,773 49,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 43.85% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,039 25,513 30,128
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £246
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,611 1,425 1,630
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.12 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% -6.54% +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 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIS in the UK

FIS
Top 4 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 July 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 -28 6 £300 -42.86% 4
London -49 5 £300 -42.86% 2
South East -24 1 - - 1
UK excluding London -36 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 4 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) SEPA
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (50.00%) EDIFACT
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) PACS
2 3 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Misys
4 1 (16.67%) SunGard
4 1 (16.67%) Aligne
4 1 (16.67%) Trayport
4 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading

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 1 (16.67%) Aligne
1 1 (16.67%) SunGard Martini
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Payments Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ETRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 3 (50.00%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) API Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Trading
2 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (16.67%) ETRM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) SEPA
2 1 (16.67%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Misys
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) SunGard
1 1 (16.67%) Trayport