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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fixed Income
Rank 74 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 103 109 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.00% 2.32% 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.34% 5.97% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 94 124
Median daily rate £588 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £668 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £463 £388
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
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
1403 1827 2138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.86% 38.96% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1443 1538
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £25.00 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 28 September 2016.

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 September 2016, 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 91 (59.09%) Finance
2 67 (43.51%) Front Office
3 63 (40.91%) Equities
4 58 (37.66%) Banking
5 54 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (29.22%) Asset Management
7 41 (26.62%) Financial Institution
7 41 (26.62%) SQL
8 39 (25.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 37 (24.03%) Investment Banking
9 37 (24.03%) Derivative
9 37 (24.03%) Retail
10 36 (23.38%) Java
11 34 (22.08%) SQL Server
12 33 (21.43%) C#
13 30 (19.48%) Project Management
14 28 (18.18%) Unix
15 27 (17.53%) Oracle
16 25 (16.23%) .NET
17 24 (15.58%) OO
17 24 (15.58%) Business Analysis
18 21 (13.64%) Shell Script
19 20 (12.99%) Degree
19 20 (12.99%) Analytics
19 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (12.34%) TDD
21 18 (11.69%) Linux
21 18 (11.69%) C++
21 18 (11.69%) Risk Management
21 18 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.25%) Apache
4 4 (2.60%) IIS
4 4 (2.60%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.95%) Confluence
5 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Project
2 4 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) MS Office
2 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.30%) InVision
4 2 (1.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) RMDS
2 4 (2.60%) ION MarketView
2 4 (2.60%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.65%) Eikon
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) Intranet
2 4 (2.60%) LAN
2 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.60%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.95%) FTP
3 3 (1.95%) Network Security
3 3 (1.95%) WAN
4 2 (1.30%) DWDM
4 2 (1.30%) Internet
4 2 (1.30%) ISDN
4 2 (1.30%) MPLS
4 2 (1.30%) Skype
4 2 (1.30%) VPN
4 2 (1.30%) Wireless
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.65%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.44%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.49%) KDB
4 9 (5.84%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.19%) Big Data
5 8 (5.19%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.25%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.60%) QlikView
7 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.95%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.95%) BigTable
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.44%) JIRA
3 10 (6.49%) Subversion
4 8 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.90%) Bower
6 6 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.25%) gulp
7 5 (3.25%) JMeter
7 5 (3.25%) JUnit
7 5 (3.25%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (3.25%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.25%) Mocha
7 5 (3.25%) MSBuild
7 5 (3.25%) Protractor
7 5 (3.25%) Sinon.JS
7 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.60%) ClearCase
8 4 (2.60%) TestDirector
8 4 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 91 (59.09%) Finance
2 67 (43.51%) Front Office
3 58 (37.66%) Banking
4 41 (26.62%) Financial Institution
5 37 (24.03%) Investment Banking
5 37 (24.03%) Retail
6 13 (8.44%) Legal
7 8 (5.19%) Back Office
8 5 (3.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.65%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) French Language
9 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (37.01%) Developer
2 53 (34.42%) Analyst
3 28 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 19 (12.34%) C# Developer
4 19 (12.34%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.39%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.44%) Senior C# Developer
7 11 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.19%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 8 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) C# WPF Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (4.55%) WPF Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.23%) .NET
2 15 (9.74%) XML
3 14 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (7.79%) WPF
5 9 (5.84%) AngularJS
5 9 (5.84%) HTML
6 8 (5.19%) HTML5
7 6 (3.90%) Spring
8 5 (3.25%) Chai
8 5 (3.25%) CSS
8 5 (3.25%) CSS3
8 5 (3.25%) Gherkin
8 5 (3.25%) LINQ
8 5 (3.25%) Middleware
8 5 (3.25%) RESTful
8 5 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (3.25%) Web Services
8 5 (3.25%) WinForms
9 4 (2.60%) Django
9 4 (2.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (40.91%) Equities
2 39 (25.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (24.03%) Derivative
4 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 13 (8.44%) Computer Science
7 9 (5.84%) Credit Derivative
7 9 (5.84%) Data Structures
7 9 (5.84%) Mathematics
8 8 (5.19%) User Experience
9 6 (3.90%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.90%) Market Risk
9 6 (3.90%) Swaptions
10 5 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (3.25%) Fintech
10 5 (3.25%) Virtual Team
11 4 (2.60%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.95%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.18%) Unix
2 18 (11.69%) Linux
3 10 (6.49%) Windows
4 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.22%) Asset Management
3 30 (19.48%) Project Management
4 24 (15.58%) Business Analysis
4 24 (15.58%) OO
5 20 (12.99%) Analytics
6 19 (12.34%) TDD
7 18 (11.69%) Risk Management
8 15 (9.74%) DevOps
8 15 (9.74%) Service Design
9 14 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
9 14 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 14 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (8.44%) Information Security
11 12 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.14%) Data Governance
12 11 (7.14%) ETL
12 11 (7.14%) Low Latency
13 10 (6.49%) SDLC
13 10 (6.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.62%) SQL
2 36 (23.38%) Java
3 33 (21.43%) C#
4 21 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 18 (11.69%) C++
6 17 (11.04%) Python
7 10 (6.49%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.49%) Perl
7 10 (6.49%) VB
8 8 (5.19%) VBA
9 7 (4.55%) C
9 7 (4.55%) XAML
10 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.60%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.95%) R
13 2 (1.30%) Clojure
13 2 (1.30%) Groovy
14 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) CISM
2 4 (2.60%) CISSP
3 3 (1.95%) CISA
3 3 (1.95%) CRISC
3 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.30%) APMP
4 2 (1.30%) CCNA
4 2 (1.30%) CCNP
4 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.30%) ISEB
4 2 (1.30%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) CFA
5 1 (0.65%) CNA
5 1 (0.65%) GCIA
5 1 (0.65%) GIAC
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) MBA
5 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) MiFID
2 8 (5.19%) QA
3 4 (2.60%) Basel III
4 3 (1.95%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.30%) Basel II
5 2 (1.30%) COBIT
5 2 (1.30%) EMIR
6 1 (0.65%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.65%) FATCA
6 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.95%) HDFS
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.60%) BladeLogic
2 4 (2.60%) Control-M
3 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) Ansible
4 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 27 (17.53%) Oracle
2 14 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.49%) Bloomberg
3 10 (6.49%) Murex
4 8 (5.19%) ION Trading
4 8 (5.19%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (5.19%) Tableau
5 5 (3.25%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.25%) Charles River
5 5 (3.25%) Reuters
6 4 (2.60%) Remedy
6 4 (2.60%) Serena
6 4 (2.60%) Sybase
6 4 (2.60%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.95%) Fidessa
7 3 (1.95%) Google
8 2 (1.30%) Calypso
8 2 (1.30%) Cisco
8 2 (1.30%) Polycom
8 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
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