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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 98 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 96 169 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 2.81% 2.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.05% 7.41% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 150 132
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1902 2281 2065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.52% 37.92% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1670 1610
Average daily rate £460 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 51
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% -5.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 107 (44.40%) Front Office
2 105 (43.57%) Banking
3 95 (39.42%) Finance
4 93 (38.59%) SQL
5 85 (35.27%) Derivative
6 73 (30.29%) Java
7 62 (25.73%) Investment Banking
8 60 (24.90%) C#
9 52 (21.58%) Multithreading
10 49 (20.33%) UNIX
11 48 (19.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 44 (18.26%) Equities
12 44 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (17.01%) Low Latency
14 38 (15.77%) C++
15 35 (14.52%) TDD
16 32 (13.28%) Oracle
17 30 (12.45%) Sybase
17 30 (12.45%) .NET
18 28 (11.62%) ION Trading
19 26 (10.79%) SQL Server
20 25 (10.37%) TIBCO
21 24 (9.96%) Credit Derivative
22 22 (9.13%) Spring
22 22 (9.13%) Linux
22 22 (9.13%) Analytics
23 21 (8.71%) WCF
23 21 (8.71%) Business Analysis
24 20 (8.30%) Windows
24 20 (8.30%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.41%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Project
2 2 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (7.47%) ION MarketView
2 13 (5.39%) RMDS
3 4 (1.66%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.83%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.83%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.41%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.41%) Minerva
6 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.41%) Global One
6 1 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) Firewall
1 2 (0.83%) SSH
2 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.41%) DNS
2 1 (0.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.56%) KDB
3 10 (4.15%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.07%) Big Data
6 4 (1.66%) DB2
7 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.24%) QlikView
7 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.83%) ObjectStore
9 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.73%) JUnit
2 7 (2.90%) Mockito
3 5 (2.07%) Selenium
3 5 (2.07%) JIRA
4 4 (1.66%) Maven
5 3 (1.24%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.24%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.83%) Toad
6 2 (0.83%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.83%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.83%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.83%) NUnit
7 1 (0.41%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.41%) Subversion
7 1 (0.41%) ProC
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 107 (44.40%) Front Office
2 105 (43.57%) Banking
3 95 (39.42%) Finance
4 62 (25.73%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.15%) Back Office
6 5 (2.07%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 123 (51.04%) Developer
2 59 (24.48%) Analyst
3 52 (21.58%) Java Developer
4 31 (12.86%) Business Analyst
5 27 (11.20%) C# Developer
6 20 (8.30%) Senior Developer
7 19 (7.88%) C++ Developer
8 17 (7.05%) Applications Support
9 13 (5.39%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.98%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.32%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (3.32%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.49%) Java Swing Developer
12 6 (2.49%) Architect
13 5 (2.07%) Python Developer
13 5 (2.07%) Sybase Developer
13 5 (2.07%) Front Office Developer
13 5 (2.07%) Senior Architect
13 5 (2.07%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.45%) .NET
2 22 (9.13%) Spring
3 21 (8.71%) WCF
4 20 (8.30%) XML
5 13 (5.39%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (4.98%) HTML
7 11 (4.56%) WPF
8 10 (4.15%) Middleware
8 10 (4.15%) Hibernate
9 9 (3.73%) Rendezvous
9 9 (3.73%) HTML5
10 8 (3.32%) CSS
10 8 (3.32%) FpML
11 7 (2.90%) JMS
11 7 (2.90%) Swing
12 6 (2.49%) RESTful
12 6 (2.49%) JavaFX
12 6 (2.49%) Web Services
12 6 (2.49%) J2EE
13 3 (1.24%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 85 (35.27%) Derivative
2 48 (19.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 44 (18.26%) Equities
4 24 (9.96%) Credit Derivative
5 14 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.32%) Hedge funds
6 8 (3.32%) iPad
7 6 (2.49%) SWIFT
7 6 (2.49%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.49%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.07%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.07%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.07%) Market Risk
8 5 (2.07%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.07%) User Experience
9 4 (1.66%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.24%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.33%) UNIX
2 22 (9.13%) Linux
3 20 (8.30%) Windows
4 6 (2.49%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.58%) Multithreading
2 44 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (17.01%) Low Latency
4 35 (14.52%) TDD
5 22 (9.13%) Analytics
6 21 (8.71%) Business Analysis
7 14 (5.81%) OO
7 14 (5.81%) Asset Management
7 14 (5.81%) Electronic Trading
8 13 (5.39%) Risk Management
9 12 (4.98%) E-Commerce
10 10 (4.15%) Data Modelling
11 9 (3.73%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.73%) ITIL
12 8 (3.32%) BDD
12 8 (3.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.32%) Project Management
12 8 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (2.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (38.59%) SQL
2 73 (30.29%) Java
3 60 (24.90%) C#
4 38 (15.77%) C++
5 14 (5.81%) Perl
6 12 (4.98%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.15%) Python
8 9 (3.73%) VBA
9 8 (3.32%) VB
10 4 (1.66%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.24%) Korn
11 3 (1.24%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.24%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.83%) Scala
12 2 (0.83%) C
13 1 (0.41%) XPath
13 1 (0.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (5.81%) Degree
2 5 (2.07%) PhD
3 4 (1.66%) ISEB
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.07%) QA
3 4 (1.66%) EMIR
3 4 (1.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.66%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (1.66%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (13.28%) Oracle
2 30 (12.45%) Sybase
3 28 (11.62%) ION Trading
4 25 (10.37%) TIBCO
5 13 (5.39%) Bloomberg
6 10 (4.15%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.32%) Apple
8 7 (2.90%) Murex
9 6 (2.49%) MarketAxess
9 6 (2.49%) Tradeweb
9 6 (2.49%) thinkFolio
9 6 (2.49%) Reuters
10 5 (2.07%) GoldenSource
11 4 (1.66%) HP
11 4 (1.66%) BMC
11 4 (1.66%) Remedy
12 3 (1.24%) Charles River
12 3 (1.24%) SmartStream
12 3 (1.24%) Calypso
13 2 (0.83%) Trayport
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