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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 100 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -25
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 119 155 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.01% 2.65% 3.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.35% 7.03% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 131 226
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£575 £575 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.04% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £656
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
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
2225 2204 2747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.66% 37.67% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 1599 2018
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 70
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% -10.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £12.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £42.45 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 114 (47.70%) Banking
2 113 (47.28%) Finance
3 106 (44.35%) SQL
4 95 (39.75%) Investment Banking
5 81 (33.89%) Front Office
6 58 (24.27%) Equities
7 57 (23.85%) Derivative
8 54 (22.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (19.25%) Java
10 41 (17.15%) C#
11 35 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (14.23%) Business Analysis
13 32 (13.39%) VBA
14 31 (12.97%) SQL Server
15 29 (12.13%) .NET
16 26 (10.88%) UNIX
17 22 (9.21%) Linux
17 22 (9.21%) Multithreading
18 21 (8.79%) Oracle
18 21 (8.79%) C++
18 21 (8.79%) Asset Management
19 20 (8.37%) ION Trading
20 19 (7.95%) Electronic Trading
20 19 (7.95%) Low Latency
21 18 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
22 17 (7.11%) Back Office
22 17 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
22 17 (7.11%) WPF
23 16 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
23 16 (6.69%) Bloomberg

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (2.51%) MTS
2 4 (1.67%) IIS
3 3 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.84%) Apache
4 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.42%) JBoss
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) GemFire
Applications
1 13 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (6.28%) ION MarketView
2 11 (4.60%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.26%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.26%) RMDS
4 2 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.84%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.84%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.42%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.42%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.42%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.67%) Firewall
2 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.26%) VPN
3 1 (0.42%) Multicast
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
3 1 (0.42%) FTP
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.77%) Big Data
4 9 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.35%) MS Access
5 8 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.09%) QlikView
8 4 (1.67%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.42%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.42%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.42%) MySQL
10 1 (0.42%) OLAP
10 1 (0.42%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.09%) HP UFT
1 5 (2.09%) Subversion
1 5 (2.09%) Maven
2 4 (1.67%) Selenium
2 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.26%) NUnit
4 2 (0.84%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.84%) Gradle
4 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.84%) Moq
4 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.84%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.84%) JIRA
4 2 (0.84%) Ant
5 1 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 114 (47.70%) Banking
2 113 (47.28%) Finance
3 95 (39.75%) Investment Banking
4 81 (33.89%) Front Office
5 17 (7.11%) Back Office
6 5 (2.09%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Retail
7 4 (1.67%) Legal
8 3 (1.26%) Advertising
9 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.84%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (43.93%) Analyst
2 92 (38.49%) Developer
3 57 (23.85%) Business Analyst
4 25 (10.46%) C# Developer
5 17 (7.11%) Java Developer
6 16 (6.69%) Data Analyst
7 14 (5.86%) Applications Support
7 14 (5.86%) SQL Developer
8 13 (5.44%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.44%) Support Analyst
9 11 (4.60%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.18%) Analyst Developer
11 9 (3.77%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.35%) C++ Developer
12 8 (3.35%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (2.93%) IT Business Analyst
13 7 (2.93%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
14 6 (2.51%) WPF Developer
14 6 (2.51%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.13%) .NET
2 17 (7.11%) WPF
3 12 (5.02%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (4.18%) XML
5 8 (3.35%) WCF
6 7 (2.93%) Spring
7 5 (2.09%) WinForms
7 5 (2.09%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.67%) MDX
8 4 (1.67%) Middleware
8 4 (1.67%) RESTful
9 3 (1.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (1.26%) Silverlight
9 3 (1.26%) STL
9 3 (1.26%) jQuery
10 2 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.84%) Web Services
10 2 (0.84%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.84%) JMS
10 2 (0.84%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.27%) Equities
2 57 (23.85%) Derivative
3 54 (22.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 10 (4.18%) SWIFT
7 9 (3.77%) Reference Data
8 8 (3.35%) Contract for Difference
9 5 (2.09%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (2.09%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.09%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.67%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.26%) Swaptions
11 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.84%) Statistics
12 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.88%) UNIX
2 22 (9.21%) Linux
3 13 (5.44%) Windows
4 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.23%) Business Analysis
3 22 (9.21%) Multithreading
4 21 (8.79%) Asset Management
5 19 (7.95%) Electronic Trading
5 19 (7.95%) Low Latency
6 18 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (6.69%) Risk Management
7 16 (6.69%) Project Management
8 13 (5.44%) OO
9 12 (5.02%) Data Modelling
9 12 (5.02%) Change Management
9 12 (5.02%) TDD
10 11 (4.60%) Validation
10 11 (4.60%) ETL
10 11 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.18%) Use Case
11 10 (4.18%) Data Management
11 10 (4.18%) Investment Management
12 9 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (44.35%) SQL
2 46 (19.25%) Java
3 41 (17.15%) C#
4 32 (13.39%) VBA
5 21 (8.79%) C++
6 11 (4.60%) Python
7 9 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.93%) C
8 7 (2.93%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.09%) Scala
10 4 (1.67%) Perl
10 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.26%) VBScript
11 3 (1.26%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.84%) F#
12 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.42%) XAML
13 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.26%) ISEB
3 2 (0.84%) CISSP
3 2 (0.84%) CISA
3 2 (0.84%) CISM
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.42%) CFA
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.42%) IIBA
4 1 (0.42%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.86%) QA
2 7 (2.93%) MiFID
3 6 (2.51%) EMIR
4 4 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.84%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (8.79%) Oracle
2 20 (8.37%) ION Trading
3 16 (6.69%) Bloomberg
4 14 (5.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.35%) Tradeweb
6 7 (2.93%) Tableau
6 7 (2.93%) Alteryx
6 7 (2.93%) Sybase
6 7 (2.93%) Charles River
7 4 (1.67%) eSpeed
7 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.67%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.67%) Wall Street Systems
8 2 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.84%) GoldenSource
8 2 (0.84%) Reuters
8 2 (0.84%) SAP
8 2 (0.84%) Murex
8 2 (0.84%) HP
9 1 (0.42%) Informatica
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Networking People
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + ++ Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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MACQUARIE
Posted: 20 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago