The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fixed Income
Rank 103 102 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 63 119 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.87% 2.01% 2.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.60% 5.21% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 106 131
Median daily rate £575 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.04% +0.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-49.04% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Fixed Income
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1371 2283 2249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.79% 38.63% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1830 1631
Median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 39 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -1.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Fixed Income as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fixed Income Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fixed Income across the City of London region.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fixed Income across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Fixed Income
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income across the City of London region.

Fixed Income Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 96 (57.49%) Finance
2 83 (49.70%) Banking
3 68 (40.72%) Equities
4 65 (38.92%) Front Office
5 62 (37.13%) Derivative
6 58 (34.73%) SQL
7 56 (33.53%) Investment Banking
8 46 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (26.35%) Java
10 43 (25.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 41 (24.55%) Unix
12 33 (19.76%) Shell Script
13 30 (17.96%) C#
13 30 (17.96%) Asset Management
14 28 (16.77%) Oracle
14 28 (16.77%) OO
15 24 (14.37%) Project Management
16 22 (13.17%) C++
16 22 (13.17%) Financial Institution
16 22 (13.17%) Retail
17 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
18 19 (11.38%) TDD
19 18 (10.78%) Linux
19 18 (10.78%) Analytics
19 18 (10.78%) Low Latency
20 17 (10.18%) Spring
21 16 (9.58%) Business Analysis
21 16 (9.58%) Risk Management
21 16 (9.58%) .NET
22 15 (8.98%) Windows

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (5.39%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.79%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.99%) Apache
3 5 (2.99%) Mule
4 4 (2.40%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.60%) Confluence
7 1 (0.60%) IIS
7 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) MS Project
3 2 (1.20%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) InVision
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (4.79%) ION MarketView
2 4 (2.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (1.20%) Loan IQ
3 2 (1.20%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (1.20%) Summit
3 2 (1.20%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.60%) Eikon
4 1 (0.60%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.60%) Kondor
4 1 (0.60%) Minerva
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.60%) RMDS
4 1 (0.60%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.80%) Intranet
2 3 (1.80%) LAN
3 2 (1.20%) SAN
3 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.20%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.20%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) DWDM
4 1 (0.60%) FTP
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) ISDN
4 1 (0.60%) MPLS
4 1 (0.60%) Network Security
4 1 (0.60%) NGN
4 1 (0.60%) Skype
4 1 (0.60%) VPN
4 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.99%) KDB
3 9 (5.39%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.19%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.40%) Big Data
7 4 (2.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.40%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.40%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.40%) QlikView
8 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.20%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.78%) JIRA
2 12 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (4.19%) JUnit
4 7 (4.19%) Selenium
5 6 (3.59%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.99%) EasyMock
6 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.99%) JMeter
6 5 (2.99%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.99%) Maven
6 5 (2.99%) Mockito
6 5 (2.99%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.99%) Subversion
7 4 (2.40%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.80%) Bower
8 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.20%) Mocha
General
1 96 (57.49%) Finance
2 83 (49.70%) Banking
3 65 (38.92%) Front Office
4 56 (33.53%) Investment Banking
5 22 (13.17%) Financial Institution
5 22 (13.17%) Retail
6 6 (3.59%) Back Office
6 6 (3.59%) Legal
7 4 (2.40%) Marketing
8 2 (1.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (40.12%) Developer
2 52 (31.14%) Analyst
3 29 (17.37%) Java Developer
4 21 (12.57%) Business Analyst
5 18 (10.78%) Senior Developer
6 16 (9.58%) Applications Support
7 15 (8.98%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.78%) Support Analyst
9 12 (7.19%) Project Manager
10 11 (6.59%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (5.39%) C# WPF Developer
12 9 (5.39%) WPF Developer
13 8 (4.79%) Banking Analyst
13 8 (4.79%) Front Office Developer
13 8 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
14 7 (4.19%) Consultant
14 7 (4.19%) Test Analyst
15 6 (3.59%) Quantitative Developer
15 6 (3.59%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.18%) Spring
2 16 (9.58%) .NET
3 13 (7.78%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (7.19%) XML
5 11 (6.59%) WPF
6 9 (5.39%) HTML
6 9 (5.39%) REST
7 8 (4.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (4.79%) STL
7 8 (4.79%) Web Services
7 8 (4.79%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (4.19%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.19%) CSS
8 7 (4.19%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.19%) Java EE
8 7 (4.19%) JMS
8 7 (4.19%) JSON
9 6 (3.59%) Middleware
9 6 (3.59%) SOAP
10 5 (2.99%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 68 (40.72%) Equities
2 62 (37.13%) Derivative
3 43 (25.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.59%) Credit Derivative
5 11 (6.59%) Market Risk
6 9 (5.39%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.19%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.59%) Credit Risk
8 6 (3.59%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (3.59%) Swaptions
9 4 (2.40%) SWIFT
9 4 (2.40%) User Experience
10 3 (1.80%) Fintech
10 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.80%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.55%) Unix
2 18 (10.78%) Linux
3 15 (8.98%) Windows
4 5 (2.99%) Solaris
4 5 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.96%) Asset Management
3 28 (16.77%) OO
4 24 (14.37%) Project Management
5 19 (11.38%) TDD
6 18 (10.78%) Analytics
6 18 (10.78%) Low Latency
7 16 (9.58%) Business Analysis
7 16 (9.58%) Risk Management
8 15 (8.98%) Electronic Trading
9 14 (8.38%) BDD
10 13 (7.78%) ETL
10 13 (7.78%) Workflow
11 12 (7.19%) Data Modelling
11 12 (7.19%) OOD
11 12 (7.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (6.59%) Algorithmic Trading
12 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.99%) ITIL
13 10 (5.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.73%) SQL
2 44 (26.35%) Java
3 33 (19.76%) Shell Script
4 30 (17.96%) C#
5 22 (13.17%) C++
6 13 (7.78%) Python
7 12 (7.19%) Perl
8 11 (6.59%) VB
9 10 (5.99%) JavaScript
9 10 (5.99%) VBA
10 9 (5.39%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.79%) XAML
12 6 (3.59%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.59%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.99%) C
14 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.60%) PHP
15 1 (0.60%) Scala
15 1 (0.60%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (6.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) CCA
2 3 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (1.80%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.80%) PMP
3 2 (1.20%) APMP
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
4 1 (0.60%) CCNP
4 1 (0.60%) CFA
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) MiFID
2 7 (4.19%) QA
3 3 (1.80%) EMIR
4 2 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.80%) XenApp
2 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) HDFS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (4.79%) Control-M
2 7 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.40%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.80%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 28 (16.77%) Oracle
2 14 (8.38%) Bloomberg
2 14 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.38%) Sybase
3 13 (7.78%) ION Trading
4 9 (5.39%) Murex
5 8 (4.79%) Remedy
6 5 (2.99%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.99%) VMware
7 4 (2.40%) Charles River
7 4 (2.40%) HP
7 4 (2.40%) Informatica
7 4 (2.40%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (2.40%) Tableau
8 3 (1.80%) Citrix
8 3 (1.80%) Fidessa
8 3 (1.80%) Reuters
8 3 (1.80%) Serena
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.20%) SimCorp
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