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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 102 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 106 148 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.96% 2.54% 3.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.13% 7.05% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 128 223
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£575 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £393 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £390 £438
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -10.85%
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
2065 2100 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.11% 36.10% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1632 1477 2067
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 64
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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.

1 105 (53.03%) Finance
2 100 (50.51%) Banking
3 86 (43.43%) Investment Banking
4 80 (40.40%) SQL
5 72 (36.36%) Front Office
6 68 (34.34%) Derivative
7 55 (27.78%) Equities
8 44 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 34 (17.17%) Business Analysis
10 32 (16.16%) C#
11 30 (15.15%) Java
12 29 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (12.63%) SQL Server
14 23 (11.62%) VBA
15 22 (11.11%) .NET
15 22 (11.11%) Oracle
15 22 (11.11%) Risk Management
16 21 (10.61%) Multithreading
17 20 (10.10%) Asset Management
18 16 (8.08%) QA
18 16 (8.08%) Back Office
18 16 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (7.58%) WPF
20 14 (7.07%) Project Management
20 14 (7.07%) Linux
20 14 (7.07%) C++
20 14 (7.07%) Low Latency
20 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (6.57%) UNIX
21 13 (6.57%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (2.02%) MTS
2 3 (1.52%) IIS
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.52%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.51%) GemFire
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.51%) JBoss
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.06%) thinkFolio
2 6 (3.03%) ION MarketView
3 4 (2.02%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.52%) RMDS
5 2 (1.01%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.01%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.51%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.51%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.51%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.51%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.52%) VPN
2 2 (1.01%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.04%) Big Data
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.53%) MS Access
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.01%) MySQL
7 2 (1.01%) QlikView
8 1 (0.51%) DTS
8 1 (0.51%) OLTP
8 1 (0.51%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.51%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.54%) JIRA
2 4 (2.02%) Maven
3 3 (1.52%) Subversion
3 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (1.01%) Moq
4 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.01%) NUnit
4 2 (1.01%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.01%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.51%) Gradle
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) Ant
5 1 (0.51%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.51%) ProC
5 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
General
1 105 (53.03%) Finance
2 100 (50.51%) Banking
3 86 (43.43%) Investment Banking
4 72 (36.36%) Front Office
5 16 (8.08%) Back Office
6 4 (2.02%) Legal
7 3 (1.52%) Advertising
7 3 (1.52%) Retail
8 2 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.01%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (48.48%) Analyst
2 68 (34.34%) Developer
3 59 (29.80%) Business Analyst
4 21 (10.61%) C# Developer
5 14 (7.07%) Data Analyst
5 14 (7.07%) Senior Developer
6 11 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.05%) Analyst Developer
7 10 (5.05%) Test Analyst
7 10 (5.05%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.05%) SQL Developer
8 8 (4.04%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (4.04%) IT Business Analyst
8 8 (4.04%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.54%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
10 6 (3.03%) WPF Developer
10 6 (3.03%) Lead Business Analyst
11 5 (2.53%) Contracts Manager
11 5 (2.53%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.11%) .NET
2 15 (7.58%) WPF
3 12 (6.06%) XML
3 12 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (4.04%) WCF
5 6 (3.03%) WinForms
5 6 (3.03%) Spring
6 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.02%) Middleware
7 4 (2.02%) FIXML
7 4 (2.02%) FpML
8 3 (1.52%) RESTful
9 2 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.01%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.01%) Web Services
9 2 (1.01%) MSMQ
9 2 (1.01%) JMS
9 2 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 68 (34.34%) Derivative
2 55 (27.78%) Equities
3 44 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 9 (4.55%) SWIFT
6 9 (4.55%) Market Risk
7 8 (4.04%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (4.04%) Contract for Difference
8 5 (2.53%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (2.53%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.02%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.52%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.01%) Swaptions
11 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.51%) iPad
12 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.07%) Linux
2 13 (6.57%) UNIX
3 9 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
4 1 (0.51%) VMS
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.17%) Business Analysis
2 29 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 21 (10.61%) Multithreading
5 20 (10.10%) Asset Management
6 16 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.07%) Project Management
7 14 (7.07%) Low Latency
8 13 (6.57%) Data Modelling
9 11 (5.56%) OO
9 11 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
10 10 (5.05%) Investment Management
10 10 (5.05%) Use Case
11 9 (4.55%) ETL
11 9 (4.55%) Validation
11 9 (4.55%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.04%) Data Management
12 8 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.04%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 80 (40.40%) SQL
2 32 (16.16%) C#
3 30 (15.15%) Java
4 23 (11.62%) VBA
5 14 (7.07%) C++
6 7 (3.54%) C
6 7 (3.54%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.53%) Python
8 4 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.52%) Scala
10 2 (1.01%) VB
10 2 (1.01%) Perl
10 2 (1.01%) F#
11 1 (0.51%) VBScript
11 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) XAML
11 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (2.53%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) ISEB
3 2 (1.01%) CISSP
3 2 (1.01%) CISA
3 2 (1.01%) CISM
4 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.51%) CFA
4 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.51%) IIBA
4 1 (0.51%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.08%) QA
2 7 (3.54%) MiFID
3 6 (3.03%) EMIR
4 4 (2.02%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.01%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.51%) Control-M
2 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (11.11%) Oracle
2 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.06%) ION Trading
3 8 (4.04%) Murex
3 8 (4.04%) Sybase
3 8 (4.04%) Bloomberg
4 7 (3.54%) Charles River
5 6 (3.03%) HP
6 5 (2.53%) Tradeweb
6 5 (2.53%) Alteryx
7 4 (2.02%) Wall Street Systems
7 4 (2.02%) Tableau
7 4 (2.02%) eSpeed
8 2 (1.01%) SAP
8 2 (1.01%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.01%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.51%) Reuters
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.51%) Apple
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