The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 72 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 155 264 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.65% 3.71% 3.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.67% 11.35% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 226 247
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£575 £563 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £656 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1787 2327 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.55% 32.72% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1297 1684 1911
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 48
Average hourly rate £20.38 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.35 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Fixed Income
London

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 162 (47.37%) Front Office
2 142 (41.52%) Banking
3 141 (41.23%) Finance
4 117 (34.21%) SQL
5 105 (30.70%) Java
6 101 (29.53%) Derivative
7 92 (26.90%) Investment Banking
8 80 (23.39%) C++
9 77 (22.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 75 (21.93%) C#
10 75 (21.93%) Multithreading
11 62 (18.13%) UNIX
12 60 (17.54%) Oracle
13 50 (14.62%) Sybase
14 49 (14.33%) Spring
15 46 (13.45%) Low Latency
15 46 (13.45%) Equities
16 45 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
17 44 (12.87%) TIBCO
18 40 (11.70%) TDD
19 39 (11.40%) SQL Server
20 38 (11.11%) .NET
21 35 (10.23%) Analytics
22 34 (9.94%) Degree
22 34 (9.94%) Risk Management
23 32 (9.36%) Asset Management
23 32 (9.36%) Linux
24 30 (8.77%) Python
25 29 (8.48%) Windows
26 28 (8.19%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (2.92%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (2.34%) Apache
2 8 (2.34%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.46%) AquaLogic
3 5 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (1.17%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (0.88%) Confluence
6 2 (0.58%) Mule
6 2 (0.58%) GemFire
6 2 (0.58%) MTS
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.88%) MS Office
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.22%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.75%) LatentZero
3 5 (1.46%) RMDS
3 5 (1.46%) Markit EDM
4 4 (1.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 3 (0.88%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.88%) Summit
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.29%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.05%) SAN
2 5 (1.46%) Firewall
3 3 (0.88%) FTP
4 2 (0.58%) Network Security
5 1 (0.29%) NAS
5 1 (0.29%) SSH
5 1 (0.29%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) LDAP
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.22%) KDB
4 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.58%) Big Data
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.29%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.29%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.29%) MS Access
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (7.31%) JUnit
2 15 (4.39%) Maven
3 11 (3.22%) Mockito
4 9 (2.63%) Ant
5 8 (2.34%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.75%) Selenium
6 6 (1.75%) FitNesse
6 6 (1.75%) NUnit
6 6 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.46%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.88%) jMock
8 3 (0.88%) Subversion
9 2 (0.58%) JIRA
10 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.29%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 162 (47.37%) Front Office
2 142 (41.52%) Banking
3 141 (41.23%) Finance
4 92 (26.90%) Investment Banking
5 22 (6.43%) Back Office
6 9 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Advertising
8 2 (0.58%) Games
8 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 168 (49.12%) Developer
2 86 (25.15%) Analyst
3 73 (21.35%) Java Developer
4 54 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 37 (10.82%) C++ Developer
6 24 (7.02%) C# Developer
7 17 (4.97%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.68%) Quantitative Developer
9 15 (4.39%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.39%) Support Analyst
10 13 (3.80%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.22%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 9 (2.63%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 9 (2.63%) Test Analyst
12 9 (2.63%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.34%) Team Leader
14 7 (2.05%) Python Developer
15 6 (1.75%) Applications Support Analyst
15 6 (1.75%) Senior Analyst
16 5 (1.46%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.33%) Spring
2 38 (11.11%) .NET
3 20 (5.85%) STL
3 20 (5.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 19 (5.56%) JMS
5 17 (4.97%) WCF
6 14 (4.09%) WPF
6 14 (4.09%) Hibernate
6 14 (4.09%) Java EE
7 13 (3.80%) XML
8 10 (2.92%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (2.63%) J2EE
9 9 (2.63%) Rendezvous
9 9 (2.63%) Middleware
10 8 (2.34%) HTML
10 8 (2.34%) WinForms
10 8 (2.34%) JPA
11 6 (1.75%) EJB 3.0
11 6 (1.75%) Apache CXF
11 6 (1.75%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 101 (29.53%) Derivative
2 77 (22.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (13.45%) Equities
4 21 (6.14%) Credit Risk
5 13 (3.80%) Equity Derivative
6 12 (3.51%) Credit Derivative
7 10 (2.92%) iPad
8 9 (2.63%) Market Risk
8 9 (2.63%) Reference Data
9 7 (2.05%) EMC Centera
10 6 (1.75%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.75%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.17%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.17%) Economics
12 3 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 3 (0.88%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.88%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.58%) Kindle
13 2 (0.58%) Open Source
13 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.13%) UNIX
2 32 (9.36%) Linux
3 29 (8.48%) Windows
4 8 (2.34%) Windows XP
4 8 (2.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.93%) Multithreading
2 46 (13.45%) Low Latency
3 45 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (11.70%) TDD
5 35 (10.23%) Analytics
6 34 (9.94%) Risk Management
7 32 (9.36%) Asset Management
8 19 (5.56%) OO
8 19 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 18 (5.26%) Scrum
10 17 (4.97%) E-Commerce
10 17 (4.97%) Electronic Trading
11 16 (4.68%) Investment Management
12 15 (4.39%) UML
13 14 (4.09%) ITIL
13 14 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (3.80%) Project Management
14 13 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (3.80%) Software Engineering
15 11 (3.22%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (34.21%) SQL
2 105 (30.70%) Java
3 80 (23.39%) C++
4 75 (21.93%) C#
5 30 (8.77%) Python
6 28 (8.19%) Perl
7 25 (7.31%) VBA
8 16 (4.68%) VB
9 15 (4.39%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.22%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.22%) Scala
11 9 (2.63%) JavaScript
12 7 (2.05%) Korn
13 6 (1.75%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.46%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.88%) C
15 3 (0.88%) Groovy
16 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.58%) VB6
17 1 (0.29%) F#
Qualifications
1 34 (9.94%) Degree
2 10 (2.92%) PhD
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.58%) ISEB
4 2 (0.58%) MCSE
4 2 (0.58%) ACCA
4 2 (0.58%) CIMA
5 1 (0.29%) MBA
5 1 (0.29%) CFA
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.29%) PMP
5 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.09%) QA
2 12 (3.51%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.34%) EMIR
4 7 (2.05%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.46%) Basel III
6 4 (1.17%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.58%) Basel II
8 1 (0.29%) MiFID
8 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.29%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.58%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.58%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (0.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 60 (17.54%) Oracle
2 50 (14.62%) Sybase
3 44 (12.87%) TIBCO
4 27 (7.89%) ION Trading
5 25 (7.31%) Microsoft
6 21 (6.14%) Bloomberg
7 13 (3.80%) Charles River
8 12 (3.51%) thinkFolio
8 12 (3.51%) HP
9 9 (2.63%) JBoss
10 7 (2.05%) EMC
10 7 (2.05%) Symantec
10 7 (2.05%) NetApp
10 7 (2.05%) Brocade
11 5 (1.46%) Reuters
11 5 (1.46%) Perforce
11 5 (1.46%) Murex
11 5 (1.46%) Remedy
11 5 (1.46%) Citrix
12 4 (1.17%) VMware
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