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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fixed Income
London / City of London
Rank 88 56 91
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +35
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 65 104 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.21% 3.27% 2.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.26% 8.53% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 77 101
Median daily rate £625 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £725 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £425 £148
% change year-on-year
+18.82% +188.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1038 1219 1934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.29% 38.30% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 941 1512
Median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 32
Median hourly rate £20.38 £18.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +3.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.12 £25.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 95 (56.55%) Finance
2 71 (42.26%) Front Office
3 62 (36.90%) Equities
4 61 (36.31%) Banking
5 51 (30.36%) Java
6 49 (29.17%) Asset Management
7 48 (28.57%) Derivative
8 45 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (26.79%) SQL
9 39 (23.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 35 (20.83%) Investment Banking
11 33 (19.64%) Financial Institution
12 30 (17.86%) Business Analysis
12 30 (17.86%) Linux
13 29 (17.26%) Electronic Trading
14 27 (16.07%) Retail
15 24 (14.29%) MiFID
15 24 (14.29%) .NET
15 24 (14.29%) C#
16 23 (13.69%) XML
17 22 (13.10%) SQL Server
18 21 (12.50%) Unix
18 21 (12.50%) Project Management
19 20 (11.90%) Windows
19 20 (11.90%) FIX Protocol
20 19 (11.31%) Analytics
21 18 (10.71%) Scrum
22 16 (9.52%) Multithreading
23 15 (8.93%) HTML5
23 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.79%) Confluence
2 3 (1.79%) IIS
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.19%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.14%) ION MarketView
2 6 (3.57%) Minerva
3 5 (2.98%) RMDS
3 5 (2.98%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (2.38%) Sentinel
5 3 (1.79%) thinkFolio
6 2 (1.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (1.19%) Global One
6 2 (1.19%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.60%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.36%) Firewall
2 7 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (3.57%) Network Security
4 4 (2.38%) HTTP
5 3 (1.79%) NAS
5 3 (1.79%) SAN
6 2 (1.19%) ISDN
6 2 (1.19%) Skype
6 2 (1.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.60%) FTP
7 1 (0.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.98%) KDB
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.38%) SSDT
6 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.79%) Tick Data
7 2 (1.19%) Big Data
7 2 (1.19%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.60%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) JUnit
1 8 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.98%) Subversion
4 4 (2.38%) EasyMock
4 4 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.38%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.38%) JIRA
4 4 (2.38%) Mockito
5 3 (1.79%) gulp
5 3 (1.79%) Mocha
5 3 (1.79%) webpack
6 2 (1.19%) Bower
6 2 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.19%) Protractor
6 2 (1.19%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.19%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 95 (56.55%) Finance
2 71 (42.26%) Front Office
3 61 (36.31%) Banking
4 35 (20.83%) Investment Banking
5 33 (19.64%) Financial Institution
6 27 (16.07%) Retail
7 9 (5.36%) Legal
8 7 (4.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) French Language
9 1 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (41.67%) Developer
2 66 (39.29%) Analyst
3 44 (26.19%) Business Analyst
4 31 (18.45%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.31%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 12 (7.14%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 12 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (6.55%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 10 (5.95%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.95%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 10 (5.95%) Front Office Business Analyst
9 9 (5.36%) Quantitative Developer
9 9 (5.36%) Risk Analyst
9 9 (5.36%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.76%) Agile Coach
10 8 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (4.76%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.17%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.29%) .NET
2 23 (13.69%) XML
3 20 (11.90%) FIX Protocol
4 15 (8.93%) HTML
4 15 (8.93%) HTML5
5 10 (5.95%) FpML
6 9 (5.36%) Middleware
7 5 (2.98%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.98%) WPF
7 5 (2.98%) XSD
8 4 (2.38%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.38%) Rendezvous
8 4 (2.38%) Spring
9 3 (1.79%) CSS
9 3 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.79%) XSLT
10 2 (1.19%) CSS3
10 2 (1.19%) SOAP
10 2 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (36.90%) Equities
2 48 (28.57%) Derivative
3 39 (23.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.93%) Credit Derivative
5 14 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 12 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 11 (6.55%) Algorithms
8 10 (5.95%) Virtual Team
9 9 (5.36%) Market Risk
10 6 (3.57%) Data Centre
10 6 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (2.98%) User Experience
12 4 (2.38%) OTC Derivatives
12 4 (2.38%) Reference Data
13 3 (1.79%) Credit Risk
13 3 (1.79%) Grid Computing
14 2 (1.19%) CUDA
14 2 (1.19%) e-Learning
14 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.86%) Linux
2 21 (12.50%) Unix
3 20 (11.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.17%) Asset Management
2 45 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.86%) Business Analysis
4 29 (17.26%) Electronic Trading
5 21 (12.50%) Project Management
6 19 (11.31%) Analytics
7 18 (10.71%) Scrum
8 16 (9.52%) Multithreading
9 15 (8.93%) SDLC
10 12 (7.14%) Change Management
10 12 (7.14%) DevOps
10 12 (7.14%) OO
10 12 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 11 (6.55%) Mathematics
12 10 (5.95%) Investment Management
13 9 (5.36%) Information Security
13 9 (5.36%) Software Delivery
14 8 (4.76%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.17%) KYC
15 7 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.36%) Java
2 45 (26.79%) SQL
3 24 (14.29%) C#
4 14 (8.33%) C++
5 12 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.36%) Scala
7 8 (4.76%) Python
7 8 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.98%) C
10 4 (2.38%) Perl
10 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.19%) ES6
11 2 (1.19%) Haskell
12 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.60%) VB
12 1 (0.60%) VBScript
12 1 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) CISM
2 7 (4.17%) CISSP
3 6 (3.57%) CNA
3 6 (3.57%) GCIA
3 6 (3.57%) GCIH
3 6 (3.57%) GIAC
3 6 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (3.57%) Novell Certification
3 6 (3.57%) SANS
4 2 (1.19%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) CFA
5 1 (0.60%) CISA
5 1 (0.60%) CRISC
5 1 (0.60%) IIBA
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.60%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.29%) MiFID
2 9 (5.36%) QA
3 5 (2.98%) EMIR
4 4 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.79%) FATCA
6 2 (1.19%) AIFMD
6 2 (1.19%) Basel II
6 2 (1.19%) Basel III
6 2 (1.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.60%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.60%) SLA
7 1 (0.60%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.19%) Docker
2 2 (1.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (8.93%) ION Trading
2 14 (8.33%) Oracle
3 12 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 12 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.95%) Fidessa
4 10 (5.95%) Murex
5 6 (3.57%) Sun
6 5 (2.98%) SimCorp
7 4 (2.38%) Charles River
7 4 (2.38%) IBM
7 4 (2.38%) Reuters
7 4 (2.38%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.79%) Serena
9 2 (1.19%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.19%) Cisco
9 2 (1.19%) FactSet
9 2 (1.19%) Polycom
9 2 (1.19%) Remedy
9 2 (1.19%) Sonus
9 2 (1.19%) StatPro
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