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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 103 84 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -35
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 111 136 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.93% 2.33% 3.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.17% 6.23% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 115 224
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £95.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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
2147 2183 2658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.29% 37.38% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1622 2002
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 62
Average hourly rate £21.25 £20.44 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.25 £29.75 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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 2 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 2 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.

1 106 (46.70%) Banking
2 105 (46.26%) SQL
3 99 (43.61%) Finance
4 81 (35.68%) Investment Banking
5 77 (33.92%) Front Office
6 57 (25.11%) Equities
7 52 (22.91%) Derivative
8 50 (22.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (18.94%) Java
10 37 (16.30%) C#
11 36 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (14.10%) Business Analysis
13 30 (13.22%) VBA
14 28 (12.33%) .NET
14 28 (12.33%) SQL Server
14 28 (12.33%) UNIX
15 22 (9.69%) Linux
15 22 (9.69%) C++
16 21 (9.25%) Oracle
16 21 (9.25%) Multithreading
17 20 (8.81%) Electronic Trading
17 20 (8.81%) Asset Management
18 19 (8.37%) Low Latency
19 18 (7.93%) ION Trading
19 18 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
20 17 (7.49%) Bloomberg
20 17 (7.49%) Windows
21 15 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
21 15 (6.61%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.64%) MTS
2 4 (1.76%) IIS
3 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.44%) JBoss
5 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (5.73%) ION MarketView
2 12 (5.29%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.32%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.88%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.88%) RMDS
5 1 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.44%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.44%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.44%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) Firewall
2 3 (1.32%) VPN
3 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) Multicast
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.44%) FTP
4 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.64%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.64%) Big Data
6 6 (2.64%) QlikView
6 6 (2.64%) MS Access
7 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.76%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.44%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.44%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Maven
2 5 (2.20%) Selenium
2 5 (2.20%) TeamCity
2 5 (2.20%) HP UFT
2 5 (2.20%) Subversion
3 4 (1.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.32%) JIRA
4 3 (1.32%) NUnit
4 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.88%) Moq
5 2 (0.88%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.88%) Gradle
5 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.88%) Ant
5 2 (0.88%) JUnit
5 2 (0.88%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 106 (46.70%) Banking
2 99 (43.61%) Finance
3 81 (35.68%) Investment Banking
4 77 (33.92%) Front Office
5 11 (4.85%) Back Office
6 5 (2.20%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Retail
7 3 (1.32%) Legal
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (40.53%) Analyst
2 86 (37.89%) Developer
3 48 (21.15%) Business Analyst
4 21 (9.25%) C# Developer
5 18 (7.93%) Applications Support
5 18 (7.93%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.17%) Support Analyst
7 11 (4.85%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.85%) SQL Developer
8 10 (4.41%) Test Analyst
9 9 (3.96%) C++ Developer
10 8 (3.52%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (3.52%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.52%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.64%) Analyst Developer
12 6 (2.64%) QA Analyst
12 6 (2.64%) IT Business Analyst
12 6 (2.64%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.33%) .NET
2 14 (6.17%) WPF
3 11 (4.85%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (3.96%) XML
5 8 (3.52%) Spring
5 8 (3.52%) WCF
6 5 (2.20%) MDX
7 4 (1.76%) RESTful
7 4 (1.76%) Middleware
7 4 (1.76%) WinForms
7 4 (1.76%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.32%) STL
8 3 (1.32%) JMS
8 3 (1.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (1.32%) jQuery
8 3 (1.32%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.88%) Django
9 2 (0.88%) HTML5
9 2 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.11%) Equities
2 52 (22.91%) Derivative
3 50 (22.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 8 (3.52%) SWIFT
7 7 (3.08%) Contract for Difference
8 6 (2.64%) Reference Data
8 6 (2.64%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.20%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.20%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.32%) Swaptions
11 3 (1.32%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.88%) Statistics
12 2 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.33%) UNIX
2 22 (9.69%) Linux
3 17 (7.49%) Windows
4 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.10%) Business Analysis
3 21 (9.25%) Multithreading
4 20 (8.81%) Electronic Trading
4 20 (8.81%) Asset Management
5 19 (8.37%) Low Latency
6 18 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (6.17%) Risk Management
8 14 (6.17%) Investment Management
9 13 (5.73%) OO
10 12 (5.29%) Project Management
11 11 (4.85%) TDD
12 10 (4.41%) Validation
12 10 (4.41%) Change Management
12 10 (4.41%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.41%) ETL
12 10 (4.41%) SDLC
13 9 (3.96%) OOD
13 9 (3.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 105 (46.26%) SQL
2 43 (18.94%) Java
3 37 (16.30%) C#
4 30 (13.22%) VBA
5 22 (9.69%) C++
6 12 (5.29%) Python
7 7 (3.08%) C
7 7 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.64%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.64%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.20%) Scala
9 5 (2.20%) Perl
10 3 (1.32%) VBScript
10 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.44%) F#
12 1 (0.44%) XAML
12 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.32%) ISEB
3 1 (0.44%) CISSP
3 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.44%) CISA
3 1 (0.44%) CISM
3 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.44%) CFA
3 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.44%) IIBA
3 1 (0.44%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.61%) QA
2 6 (2.64%) MiFID
3 5 (2.20%) EMIR
4 3 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.44%) SLA
6 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.76%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.88%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (9.25%) Oracle
2 18 (7.93%) ION Trading
3 17 (7.49%) Bloomberg
4 14 (6.17%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.52%) Charles River
5 8 (3.52%) Tradeweb
6 7 (3.08%) Tableau
6 7 (3.08%) Sybase
7 4 (1.76%) eSpeed
7 4 (1.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.76%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.76%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.76%) Wall Street Systems
8 2 (0.88%) GoldenSource
8 2 (0.88%) Reuters
8 2 (0.88%) Apple
8 2 (0.88%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.88%) Murex
8 2 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.44%) Informatica
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