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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 86 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 115 177 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.09% 2.82% 3.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.84% 7.48% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 162 174
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£550 £594 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £725 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £95.00 £50.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +185.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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
1969 2365 2351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.75% 37.73% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1793 1757
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 51
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £11.50 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.40 £46.23 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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.

1 103 (48.82%) SQL
2 90 (42.65%) Banking
3 79 (37.44%) Front Office
4 78 (36.97%) Finance
5 62 (29.38%) Investment Banking
6 53 (25.12%) Equities
7 51 (24.17%) Java
8 48 (22.75%) C#
8 48 (22.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (21.80%) Derivative
10 33 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (15.17%) .NET
11 32 (15.17%) UNIX
11 32 (15.17%) Multithreading
11 32 (15.17%) Low Latency
12 31 (14.69%) C++
13 30 (14.22%) SQL Server
14 23 (10.90%) VBA
14 23 (10.90%) Business Analysis
15 22 (10.43%) Linux
16 21 (9.95%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (9.95%) TDD
17 20 (9.48%) ION Trading
18 19 (9.00%) Electronic Trading
19 18 (8.53%) Asset Management
19 18 (8.53%) Oracle
19 18 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (8.06%) Windows
20 17 (8.06%) WCF
20 17 (8.06%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (1.42%) MTS
1 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.95%) Apache
2 2 (0.95%) IIS
2 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.47%) GemFire
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.16%) ION MarketView
2 8 (3.79%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.90%) RMDS
4 3 (1.42%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.95%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.95%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) Firewall
2 3 (1.42%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) Multicast
3 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.95%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.32%) QlikView
6 7 (3.32%) KDB
6 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.84%) MS Access
7 6 (2.84%) Big Data
8 5 (2.37%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.37%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.95%) DB2
11 1 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.47%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.47%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (3.32%) JUnit
2 6 (2.84%) Maven
2 6 (2.84%) Mockito
3 5 (2.37%) Selenium
4 4 (1.90%) Subversion
4 4 (1.90%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.90%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.42%) NUnit
6 2 (0.95%) JIRA
6 2 (0.95%) Ant
6 2 (0.95%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.95%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.95%) Toad
6 2 (0.95%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.95%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.95%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.95%) Gradle
General
1 90 (42.65%) Banking
2 79 (37.44%) Front Office
3 78 (36.97%) Finance
4 62 (29.38%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.37%) Back Office
5 5 (2.37%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (44.08%) Developer
2 68 (32.23%) Analyst
3 28 (13.27%) Business Analyst
4 22 (10.43%) Java Developer
4 22 (10.43%) C# Developer
4 22 (10.43%) Applications Support
5 17 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.21%) C++ Developer
7 10 (4.74%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (4.27%) SQL Developer
9 8 (3.79%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.32%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.84%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (2.84%) IT Business Analyst
11 6 (2.84%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.84%) AWS Developer
12 5 (2.37%) WPF Developer
12 5 (2.37%) Business Developer
12 5 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.17%) .NET
2 17 (8.06%) WCF
3 13 (6.16%) WPF
4 10 (4.74%) Spring
5 8 (3.79%) XML
6 7 (3.32%) MDX
6 7 (3.32%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.90%) HTML
7 4 (1.90%) Middleware
8 3 (1.42%) HTML5
8 3 (1.42%) jQuery
8 3 (1.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (1.42%) STL
8 3 (1.42%) JMS
9 2 (0.95%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.95%) WinForms
9 2 (0.95%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.95%) J2EE
9 2 (0.95%) FpML
9 2 (0.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.12%) Equities
2 48 (22.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (21.80%) Derivative
4 10 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 7 (3.32%) Reference Data
6 7 (3.32%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (2.37%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.37%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.90%) User Experience
8 4 (1.90%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.42%) iPad
9 3 (1.42%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.95%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) Statistics
10 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.17%) UNIX
2 22 (10.43%) Linux
3 17 (8.06%) Windows
4 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.17%) Multithreading
2 32 (15.17%) Low Latency
3 23 (10.90%) Business Analysis
4 21 (9.95%) TDD
5 19 (9.00%) Electronic Trading
6 18 (8.53%) Asset Management
6 18 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (8.06%) Analytics
8 14 (6.64%) OO
9 13 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (5.69%) Investment Management
11 11 (5.21%) Change Management
12 10 (4.74%) Project Management
12 10 (4.74%) ETL
13 8 (3.79%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.79%) Risk Management
13 8 (3.79%) Inmon Methodology
14 7 (3.32%) E-Commerce
15 6 (2.84%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (48.82%) SQL
2 51 (24.17%) Java
3 48 (22.75%) C#
4 31 (14.69%) C++
5 23 (10.90%) VBA
6 14 (6.64%) Python
7 7 (3.32%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.32%) Perl
8 6 (2.84%) VB
9 5 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.42%) Scala
10 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.42%) C
11 2 (0.95%) VBScript
11 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (4.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) PhD
2 1 (0.47%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) EMIR
3 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.42%) MiFID
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.95%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (9.48%) ION Trading
2 18 (8.53%) Oracle
3 16 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.16%) Bloomberg
5 12 (5.69%) Sybase
6 11 (5.21%) TIBCO
7 7 (3.32%) Tradeweb
8 6 (2.84%) Tableau
9 5 (2.37%) Charles River
10 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.90%) Wall Street Systems
10 4 (1.90%) Alteryx
11 3 (1.42%) MarketAxess
11 3 (1.42%) Apple
11 3 (1.42%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.95%) Murex
12 2 (0.95%) eSpeed
13 1 (0.47%) Solace
13 1 (0.47%) Reuters
13 1 (0.47%) HP
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