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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 84 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 126 166 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.25% 2.50% 2.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.15% 6.57% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 150 137
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£600 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2049 2527 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 38.00% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1633 1869 1683
Average daily rate £470 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £43.62 £72.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fixed Income.

1 125 (46.99%) Front Office
2 113 (42.48%) Banking
3 102 (38.35%) SQL
4 98 (36.84%) Finance
5 91 (34.21%) Java
6 86 (32.33%) Derivative
7 71 (26.69%) C#
8 67 (25.19%) Investment Banking
9 62 (23.31%) Multithreading
10 55 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (20.30%) UNIX
12 53 (19.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 50 (18.80%) Low Latency
14 43 (16.17%) Oracle
14 43 (16.17%) TDD
15 42 (15.79%) Equities
16 41 (15.41%) C++
17 36 (13.53%) .NET
18 35 (13.16%) Sybase
19 32 (12.03%) TIBCO
20 31 (11.65%) SQL Server
20 31 (11.65%) Spring
20 31 (11.65%) ION Trading
21 25 (9.40%) XML
21 25 (9.40%) Linux
21 25 (9.40%) Credit Derivative
21 25 (9.40%) Analytics
22 23 (8.65%) WCF
23 20 (7.52%) E-Commerce
24 19 (7.14%) Electronic Trading

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fixed Income. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.38%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.38%) IIS
3 1 (0.38%) Apache
3 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.50%) MS Office
2 3 (1.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.75%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (7.14%) ION MarketView
2 14 (5.26%) RMDS
3 7 (2.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 4 (1.50%) Markit EDM
4 4 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.75%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.75%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.38%) Global One
6 1 (0.38%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.38%) Minerva
6 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) SSH
2 1 (0.38%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.38%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.38%) LDAP
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.38%) DNS
2 1 (0.38%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.14%) KDB
4 7 (2.63%) Big Data
5 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.50%) DB2
5 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.75%) QlikView
7 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.75%) ObjectStore
7 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) OLAP
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.38%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (3.38%) JUnit
2 7 (2.63%) Selenium
2 7 (2.63%) Mockito
3 4 (1.50%) FitNesse
3 4 (1.50%) Maven
3 4 (1.50%) JIRA
3 4 (1.50%) NUnit
4 3 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.13%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.75%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.75%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.75%) Toad
6 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.38%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.38%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.38%) ProC
General
1 125 (46.99%) Front Office
2 113 (42.48%) Banking
3 98 (36.84%) Finance
4 67 (25.19%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.89%) Back Office
6 5 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.13%) Legal
7 3 (1.13%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 141 (53.01%) Developer
2 66 (24.81%) Java Developer
3 57 (21.43%) Analyst
4 29 (10.90%) Business Analyst
4 29 (10.90%) C# Developer
5 25 (9.40%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.14%) C++ Developer
7 14 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 13 (4.89%) Test Analyst
9 12 (4.51%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (2.63%) Python Developer
12 7 (2.63%) SQL Developer
12 7 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (2.63%) Architect
13 6 (2.26%) Front Office Developer
13 6 (2.26%) Java Swing Developer
14 5 (1.88%) Senior Architect
14 5 (1.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.53%) .NET
2 31 (11.65%) Spring
3 25 (9.40%) XML
4 23 (8.65%) WCF
5 14 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (4.89%) HTML
6 13 (4.89%) Hibernate
7 12 (4.51%) Middleware
7 12 (4.51%) WPF
8 10 (3.76%) Rendezvous
9 9 (3.38%) FpML
9 9 (3.38%) HTML5
10 8 (3.01%) RESTful
10 8 (3.01%) CSS
11 7 (2.63%) Swing
11 7 (2.63%) JMS
12 6 (2.26%) Web Services
12 6 (2.26%) JavaFX
13 5 (1.88%) Java EE
13 5 (1.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 86 (32.33%) Derivative
2 53 (19.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 42 (15.79%) Equities
4 25 (9.40%) Credit Derivative
5 17 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.01%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.63%) Reference Data
8 6 (2.26%) Market Risk
8 6 (2.26%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.26%) SWIFT
8 6 (2.26%) iPad
8 6 (2.26%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.88%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (1.88%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.88%) User Experience
9 5 (1.88%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.30%) UNIX
2 25 (9.40%) Linux
3 18 (6.77%) Windows
4 8 (3.01%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.31%) Multithreading
2 55 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (18.80%) Low Latency
4 43 (16.17%) TDD
5 25 (9.40%) Analytics
6 20 (7.52%) E-Commerce
7 19 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
8 18 (6.77%) Asset Management
9 17 (6.39%) Business Analysis
10 15 (5.64%) Risk Management
11 13 (4.89%) OO
12 11 (4.14%) ITIL
13 10 (3.76%) Data Modelling
13 10 (3.76%) BDD
14 8 (3.01%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (3.01%) Project Management
14 8 (3.01%) Data Analysis
14 8 (3.01%) Automated Testing
14 8 (3.01%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (38.35%) SQL
2 91 (34.21%) Java
3 71 (26.69%) C#
4 41 (15.41%) C++
5 14 (5.26%) Python
6 13 (4.89%) Perl
7 11 (4.14%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.38%) VB
8 9 (3.38%) VBA
8 9 (3.38%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.50%) Korn
10 2 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.38%) C
11 1 (0.38%) XPath
11 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (6.77%) Degree
2 5 (1.88%) PhD
2 5 (1.88%) ISEB
3 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.51%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.63%) QA
3 4 (1.50%) EMIR
3 4 (1.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.75%) Basel II
5 1 (0.38%) Basel III
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.88%) Control-M
3 4 (1.50%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.75%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 43 (16.17%) Oracle
2 35 (13.16%) Sybase
3 32 (12.03%) TIBCO
4 31 (11.65%) ION Trading
5 18 (6.77%) Bloomberg
6 11 (4.14%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.38%) Reuters
8 8 (3.01%) Tradeweb
9 7 (2.63%) MarketAxess
10 6 (2.26%) thinkFolio
10 6 (2.26%) Remedy
10 6 (2.26%) Apple
10 6 (2.26%) Murex
11 5 (1.88%) HP
11 5 (1.88%) GoldenSource
12 4 (1.50%) Citrix
12 4 (1.50%) BMC
13 3 (1.13%) Cognizant
13 3 (1.13%) SmartStream
13 3 (1.13%) Calypso
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Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
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