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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fixed Income
London / City of London
Rank 81 74 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 75 77 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.59% 2.51% 2.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.73% 6.25% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 97
Median daily rate £625 £623 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £743 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £150
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +183.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1114 1232 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.49% 40.09% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 936 1561
Median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 26
Median hourly rate £22.13 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.20 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.04 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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.

1 105 (58.99%) Finance
2 73 (41.01%) Equities
3 69 (38.76%) Front Office
4 61 (34.27%) Asset Management
5 58 (32.58%) Banking
6 55 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (27.53%) Java
8 47 (26.40%) SQL
8 47 (26.40%) Financial Institution
9 44 (24.72%) Derivative
10 41 (23.03%) Retail
10 41 (23.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 37 (20.79%) SQL Server
12 34 (19.10%) Investment Banking
13 31 (17.42%) Business Analysis
13 31 (17.42%) .NET
13 31 (17.42%) Linux
14 28 (15.73%) C#
15 27 (15.17%) XML
15 27 (15.17%) Project Management
16 25 (14.04%) Unix
17 24 (13.48%) Multithreading
18 23 (12.92%) Analytics
19 22 (12.36%) Oracle
20 21 (11.80%) Electronic Trading
21 20 (11.24%) FIX Protocol
22 19 (10.67%) Degree
22 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
23 18 (10.11%) Windows
24 17 (9.55%) JavaScript

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 (3.93%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.25%) Confluence
2 4 (2.25%) IIS
3 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) MS Project
5 2 (1.12%) InVision
5 2 (1.12%) MS Office
5 2 (1.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) RMDS
2 6 (3.37%) Minerva
3 5 (2.81%) ION MarketView
3 5 (2.81%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (2.25%) Sentinel
5 3 (1.69%) thinkFolio
6 2 (1.12%) Global One
6 2 (1.12%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.69%) Office 365
2 2 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.93%) Network Security
3 6 (3.37%) Firewall
3 6 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.25%) HTTP
4 4 (2.25%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.69%) FTP
5 3 (1.69%) Intranet
5 3 (1.69%) ISDN
5 3 (1.69%) LAN
5 3 (1.69%) Skype
6 1 (0.56%) DWDM
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) MPLS
6 1 (0.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.74%) MongoDB
2 12 (6.74%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.37%) Couchbase
4 6 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.81%) Big Data
5 5 (2.81%) KDB
5 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.25%) SSDT
7 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.12%) BigTable
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.62%) JUnit
3 10 (5.62%) Subversion
4 8 (4.49%) JIRA
5 7 (3.93%) gulp
5 7 (3.93%) Mocha
6 6 (3.37%) Bower
6 6 (3.37%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (3.37%) Protractor
6 6 (3.37%) Sinon.JS
6 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.25%) TestDirector
8 3 (1.69%) EasyMock
8 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.69%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.69%) Mockito
8 3 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 105 (58.99%) Finance
2 69 (38.76%) Front Office
3 58 (32.58%) Banking
4 47 (26.40%) Financial Institution
5 41 (23.03%) Retail
6 34 (19.10%) Investment Banking
7 15 (8.43%) Legal
8 9 (5.06%) Back Office
9 2 (1.12%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (39.89%) Developer
2 65 (36.52%) Analyst
3 40 (22.47%) Business Analyst
4 28 (15.73%) Java Developer
5 24 (13.48%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.87%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (6.18%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 11 (6.18%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 10 (5.62%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
9 10 (5.62%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.06%) Analyst Developer
10 9 (5.06%) Front Office Developer
10 9 (5.06%) Risk Analyst
10 9 (5.06%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.49%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (3.93%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.42%) .NET
2 27 (15.17%) XML
3 20 (11.24%) FIX Protocol
4 16 (8.99%) HTML
5 15 (8.43%) HTML5
6 9 (5.06%) XSD
7 8 (4.49%) FpML
8 7 (3.93%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.93%) CSS
8 7 (3.93%) Middleware
9 6 (3.37%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.37%) Chai
9 6 (3.37%) CSS3
9 6 (3.37%) Gherkin
9 6 (3.37%) LINQ
9 6 (3.37%) Rendezvous
9 6 (3.37%) RESTful
9 6 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.81%) WPF
11 4 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (41.01%) Equities
2 44 (24.72%) Derivative
3 41 (23.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (9.55%) Computer Science
4 17 (9.55%) Management Information System
5 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (8.99%) Mathematics
6 15 (8.43%) Credit Derivative
7 11 (6.18%) Virtual Team
8 10 (5.62%) User Experience
9 9 (5.06%) Algorithms
10 8 (4.49%) Market Risk
11 7 (3.93%) Data Centre
12 6 (3.37%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
13 4 (2.25%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (1.69%) Credit Risk
14 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
14 3 (1.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.42%) Linux
2 25 (14.04%) Unix
3 18 (10.11%) Windows
4 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.27%) Asset Management
2 55 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (17.42%) Business Analysis
4 27 (15.17%) Project Management
5 24 (13.48%) Multithreading
6 23 (12.92%) Analytics
7 21 (11.80%) Electronic Trading
8 17 (9.55%) DevOps
8 17 (9.55%) OO
9 16 (8.99%) Scrum
10 15 (8.43%) Information Security
10 15 (8.43%) SDLC
10 15 (8.43%) TDD
11 13 (7.30%) Risk Management
12 12 (6.74%) Change Management
12 12 (6.74%) Service Design
13 11 (6.18%) Investment Management
14 10 (5.62%) Regression Testing
15 9 (5.06%) ITIL
15 9 (5.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.53%) Java
2 47 (26.40%) SQL
3 28 (15.73%) C#
4 17 (9.55%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.30%) C++
5 13 (7.30%) Python
6 11 (6.18%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.93%) Perl
7 7 (3.93%) Scala
7 7 (3.93%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.69%) C
10 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.12%) Clojure
10 2 (1.12%) Groovy
10 2 (1.12%) Haskell
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.12%) R
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) Degree
2 9 (5.06%) CISM
2 9 (5.06%) CISSP
3 6 (3.37%) CNA
3 6 (3.37%) GCIA
3 6 (3.37%) GCIH
3 6 (3.37%) GIAC
3 6 (3.37%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (3.37%) Novell Certification
3 6 (3.37%) SANS
4 3 (1.69%) CISA
4 3 (1.69%) CRISC
5 1 (0.56%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) CCNP
5 1 (0.56%) CFA
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) MBA
5 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.55%) MiFID
2 10 (5.62%) QA
3 5 (2.81%) EMIR
4 4 (2.25%) Basel III
4 4 (2.25%) COBIT
4 4 (2.25%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.69%) FATCA
5 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.12%) AIFMD
6 2 (1.12%) Basel II
7 1 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) HDFS
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.56%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.56%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (12.36%) Oracle
2 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.74%) Murex
4 10 (5.62%) Fidessa
4 10 (5.62%) ION Trading
5 8 (4.49%) Bloomberg
6 6 (3.37%) Sun
6 6 (3.37%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.81%) Charles River
7 5 (2.81%) Reuters
7 5 (2.81%) SimCorp
7 5 (2.81%) Sybase
8 4 (2.25%) IBM
8 4 (2.25%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.25%) Serena
8 4 (2.25%) Tableau
9 3 (1.69%) Cisco
9 3 (1.69%) Polycom
9 3 (1.69%) Sonus
10 2 (1.12%) Calypso
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