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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 69 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 152 249 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.58% 3.43% 3.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.76% 10.62% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 223 220
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £438 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.85% +6.06%
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
1735 2344 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 32.34% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1716 1907
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 144 (46.91%) Front Office
2 131 (42.67%) Banking
3 112 (36.48%) Finance
4 108 (35.18%) SQL
5 99 (32.25%) Java
6 89 (28.99%) Derivative
7 84 (27.36%) Investment Banking
8 67 (21.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 66 (21.50%) C#
10 63 (20.52%) Multithreading
11 59 (19.22%) UNIX
12 57 (18.57%) Oracle
13 56 (18.24%) C++
14 47 (15.31%) Spring
15 46 (14.98%) Low Latency
16 42 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (12.70%) TDD
17 39 (12.70%) TIBCO
18 38 (12.38%) Sybase
19 37 (12.05%) Equities
20 36 (11.73%) Linux
21 35 (11.40%) Degree
22 31 (10.10%) SQL Server
23 28 (9.12%) .NET
24 27 (8.79%) Asset Management
25 26 (8.47%) Windows
26 25 (8.14%) Risk Management
27 23 (7.49%) Credit Derivative
27 23 (7.49%) Python
27 23 (7.49%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (2.61%) Apache
2 7 (2.28%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.95%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.63%) AquaLogic
4 5 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.65%) Mule
5 2 (0.65%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.98%) MS Office
4 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.93%) ION MarketView
2 8 (2.61%) RMDS
3 6 (1.95%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 5 (1.63%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.98%) Summit
5 3 (0.98%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.65%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.33%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.95%) Firewall
2 5 (1.63%) SAN
3 2 (0.65%) Network Security
3 2 (0.65%) SSH
3 2 (0.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) LDAP
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.28%) KDB
4 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.98%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.98%) Big Data
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.33%) MS Access
8 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.33%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) OLAP
8 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (4.89%) JUnit
2 12 (3.91%) Maven
3 7 (2.28%) Selenium
3 7 (2.28%) FitNesse
4 6 (1.95%) Mockito
5 5 (1.63%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.63%) NUnit
6 4 (1.30%) Ant
7 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.65%) jMock
8 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.65%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.33%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.33%) JIRA
9 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 144 (46.91%) Front Office
2 131 (42.67%) Banking
3 112 (36.48%) Finance
4 84 (27.36%) Investment Banking
5 20 (6.51%) Back Office
6 5 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.30%) Legal
8 3 (0.98%) Advertising
8 3 (0.98%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 151 (49.19%) Developer
2 79 (25.73%) Analyst
3 72 (23.45%) Java Developer
4 47 (15.31%) Business Analyst
5 25 (8.14%) C++ Developer
6 19 (6.19%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.86%) C# Developer
8 15 (4.89%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.23%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.23%) Quantitative Developer
10 11 (3.58%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.58%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 10 (3.26%) Test Analyst
12 9 (2.93%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (2.28%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 7 (2.28%) Applications Support Analyst
15 6 (1.95%) Team Leader
15 6 (1.95%) Support Engineer
15 6 (1.95%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.31%) Spring
2 28 (9.12%) .NET
3 21 (6.84%) XML
3 21 (6.84%) Hibernate
4 14 (4.56%) JMS
5 13 (4.23%) WCF
6 12 (3.91%) WPF
6 12 (3.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 12 (3.91%) STL
6 12 (3.91%) Java EE
7 11 (3.58%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (3.26%) HTML
9 9 (2.93%) J2EE
9 9 (2.93%) Middleware
10 8 (2.61%) CSS
11 7 (2.28%) Rendezvous
12 6 (1.95%) JSP
12 6 (1.95%) Web Services
12 6 (1.95%) JAX-RS
12 6 (1.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 89 (28.99%) Derivative
2 67 (21.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (12.05%) Equities
4 23 (7.49%) Credit Derivative
5 14 (4.56%) Credit Risk
6 10 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (1.95%) Market Risk
7 6 (1.95%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.95%) iPad
8 5 (1.63%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.63%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.63%) EMC Centera
8 5 (1.63%) Grid Computing
9 4 (1.30%) Economics
9 4 (1.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.98%) Physics
11 2 (0.65%) Wiki
11 2 (0.65%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.22%) UNIX
2 36 (11.73%) Linux
3 26 (8.47%) Windows
4 8 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.98%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.52%) Multithreading
2 46 (14.98%) Low Latency
3 42 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (12.70%) TDD
5 27 (8.79%) Asset Management
6 25 (8.14%) Risk Management
7 23 (7.49%) Analytics
8 19 (6.19%) Business Analysis
9 17 (5.54%) Electronic Trading
9 17 (5.54%) E-Commerce
10 13 (4.23%) BDD
10 13 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (3.91%) Project Management
11 12 (3.91%) Scrum
11 12 (3.91%) Investment Management
12 11 (3.58%) Migration
12 11 (3.58%) ITIL
13 10 (3.26%) OO
13 10 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (2.93%) UML
Programming Languages
1 108 (35.18%) SQL
2 99 (32.25%) Java
3 66 (21.50%) C#
4 56 (18.24%) C++
5 23 (7.49%) Python
6 20 (6.51%) VBA
6 20 (6.51%) Perl
7 12 (3.91%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.58%) VB
9 10 (3.26%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.93%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.61%) Korn
12 5 (1.63%) Bourne shell
12 5 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.98%) C
13 3 (0.98%) Scala
14 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.65%) VB6
15 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 35 (11.40%) Degree
2 7 (2.28%) PhD
3 3 (0.98%) ISEB
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.65%) ACCA
4 2 (0.65%) CIMA
4 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.65%) MCSE
5 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.33%) MBA
5 1 (0.33%) CFA
5 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.33%) PMP
5 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.58%) QA
2 9 (2.93%) EMIR
3 8 (2.61%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (2.61%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.30%) Basel III
4 4 (1.30%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.65%) Basel II
6 1 (0.33%) MiFID
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (1.63%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.65%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (0.65%) Control-M
2 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 57 (18.57%) Oracle
2 39 (12.70%) TIBCO
3 38 (12.38%) Sybase
4 20 (6.51%) ION Trading
5 18 (5.86%) Microsoft
6 15 (4.89%) Bloomberg
7 10 (3.26%) Charles River
8 9 (2.93%) thinkFolio
9 8 (2.61%) HP
10 7 (2.28%) Reuters
11 6 (1.95%) Murex
11 6 (1.95%) JBoss
11 6 (1.95%) Remedy
12 5 (1.63%) Symantec
12 5 (1.63%) Brocade
12 5 (1.63%) DataSynapse
12 5 (1.63%) EMC
12 5 (1.63%) NetApp
13 4 (1.30%) Citrix
13 4 (1.30%) VMware
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