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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 58 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 200 197 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.10% 3.16% 3.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.51% 10.04% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 167 246
Average daily rate £600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £635 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.00%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2104 1962 2676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.60% 31.48% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1453 2002
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 170 (46.20%) Banking
2 163 (44.29%) Finance
3 137 (37.23%) Front Office
4 127 (34.51%) Investment Banking
5 125 (33.97%) Derivative
6 95 (25.82%) Java
6 95 (25.82%) SQL
7 80 (21.74%) C++
7 80 (21.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 67 (18.21%) Equities
9 66 (17.93%) C#
10 63 (17.12%) Multithreading
11 58 (15.76%) Oracle
12 54 (14.67%) UNIX
13 48 (13.04%) Asset Management
14 44 (11.96%) .NET
15 41 (11.14%) SQL Server
16 40 (10.87%) Sybase
16 40 (10.87%) Risk Management
17 39 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (10.05%) Analytics
19 34 (9.24%) Degree
19 34 (9.24%) Perl
20 33 (8.97%) Spring
21 30 (8.15%) Back Office
22 29 (7.88%) OO
22 29 (7.88%) Investment Management
23 28 (7.61%) Windows
23 28 (7.61%) TDD
24 27 (7.34%) ION Trading

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (3.26%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (2.99%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (1.63%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (1.09%) Apache
4 4 (1.09%) GemFire
5 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.82%) AquaLogic
5 3 (0.82%) Confluence
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.54%) MTS
7 1 (0.27%) Mule
7 1 (0.27%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.82%) MS Office
4 2 (0.54%) MS Project
4 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.53%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.90%) Summit
3 6 (1.63%) LatentZero
3 6 (1.63%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.82%) RMDS
5 2 (0.54%) Capstone
5 2 (0.54%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.27%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.27%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.90%) SAN
2 4 (1.09%) LDAP
3 3 (0.82%) FTP
4 2 (0.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) NAS
5 1 (0.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.99%) KDB
3 8 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.36%) Data Mart
7 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (6.25%) JUnit
2 13 (3.53%) Maven
3 11 (2.99%) Mockito
4 9 (2.45%) JIRA
4 9 (2.45%) Ant
5 8 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.63%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.36%) Subversion
8 3 (0.82%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.82%) NUnit
9 2 (0.54%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.54%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.27%) Selenium
10 1 (0.27%) jMock
10 1 (0.27%) GCC
10 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 170 (46.20%) Banking
2 163 (44.29%) Finance
3 137 (37.23%) Front Office
4 127 (34.51%) Investment Banking
5 30 (8.15%) Back Office
6 16 (4.35%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.36%) Advertising
8 4 (1.09%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 147 (39.95%) Developer
2 101 (27.45%) Analyst
3 70 (19.02%) Business Analyst
4 52 (14.13%) Java Developer
5 47 (12.77%) Project Manager
6 34 (9.24%) C++ Developer
7 28 (7.61%) C# Developer
8 13 (3.53%) Quantitative Developer
9 12 (3.26%) Support Analyst
9 12 (3.26%) Applications Support
10 11 (2.99%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 10 (2.72%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.72%) Banking Business Analyst
12 8 (2.17%) Team Leader
12 8 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.17%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 7 (1.90%) Architect
13 7 (1.90%) Test Manager
14 6 (1.63%) .NET Developer
15 5 (1.36%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.96%) .NET
2 33 (8.97%) Spring
3 26 (7.07%) JMS
4 20 (5.43%) WCF
5 19 (5.16%) WPF
6 18 (4.89%) STL
6 18 (4.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 14 (3.80%) Middleware
8 12 (3.26%) J2EE
9 11 (2.99%) WinForms
10 10 (2.72%) HTML
11 8 (2.17%) XML
11 8 (2.17%) CSS
11 8 (2.17%) Java EE
12 7 (1.90%) FpML
12 7 (1.90%) Rendezvous
12 7 (1.90%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.63%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.63%) EJB
13 6 (1.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 125 (33.97%) Derivative
2 80 (21.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 67 (18.21%) Equities
4 23 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 12 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (2.45%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.45%) Reference Data
6 9 (2.45%) Market Risk
6 9 (2.45%) iPad
6 9 (2.45%) Credit Derivative
7 7 (1.90%) EMC Centera
8 5 (1.36%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.09%) Kindle
9 4 (1.09%) Physics
10 3 (0.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (14.67%) UNIX
2 28 (7.61%) Windows
3 17 (4.62%) Linux
4 6 (1.63%) Windows XP
4 6 (1.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.82%) Solaris
6 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.12%) Multithreading
2 48 (13.04%) Asset Management
3 40 (10.87%) Risk Management
4 39 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (10.05%) Analytics
6 29 (7.88%) OO
6 29 (7.88%) Investment Management
7 28 (7.61%) TDD
8 27 (7.34%) Business Analysis
9 26 (7.07%) Low Latency
10 25 (6.79%) Project Management
11 20 (5.43%) Scrum
12 17 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (3.80%) UML
13 14 (3.80%) OOD
14 13 (3.53%) Stress Testing
15 12 (3.26%) Electronic Trading
16 11 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (2.99%) PRINCE2
16 11 (2.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 95 (25.82%) Java
1 95 (25.82%) SQL
2 80 (21.74%) C++
3 66 (17.93%) C#
4 34 (9.24%) Perl
5 21 (5.71%) Python
6 19 (5.16%) VBA
7 18 (4.89%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.80%) Scala
9 11 (2.99%) VB
10 10 (2.72%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.36%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.82%) Groovy
13 3 (0.82%) Korn
13 3 (0.82%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.54%) F#
15 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (9.24%) Degree
2 13 (3.53%) ISEB
3 9 (2.45%) PhD
4 4 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.09%) IIBA
4 4 (1.09%) CBAP
5 2 (0.54%) CISM
5 2 (0.54%) CIMA
5 2 (0.54%) CISSP
5 2 (0.54%) ACCA
5 2 (0.54%) CISMP
6 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) HND
6 1 (0.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.62%) ISO 9001
2 12 (3.26%) QA
3 11 (2.99%) EMIR
4 10 (2.72%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.36%) Basel III
5 5 (1.36%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.54%) SLA
6 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.27%) MiFID
7 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.90%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.09%) Control-M
4 3 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 58 (15.76%) Oracle
2 40 (10.87%) Sybase
3 27 (7.34%) ION Trading
4 26 (7.07%) TIBCO
5 24 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 17 (4.62%) Bloomberg
7 13 (3.53%) HP
8 12 (3.26%) Murex
9 11 (2.99%) thinkFolio
9 11 (2.99%) Charles River
10 8 (2.17%) JBoss
11 7 (1.90%) Brocade
11 7 (1.90%) Symantec
11 7 (1.90%) Calypso
11 7 (1.90%) EMC
11 7 (1.90%) NetApp
12 5 (1.36%) BI-SAM
12 5 (1.36%) Perforce
13 4 (1.09%) BEA
13 4 (1.09%) DataSynapse
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £615.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £615.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago