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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 102 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -14
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 99 163 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 2.73% 3.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.16% 7.24% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 150 193
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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 £403 £475 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £703 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £95.00 £50.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +185.71%
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
1917 2252 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 37.67% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1736 1782
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 98 (47.57%) SQL
2 91 (44.17%) Banking
3 77 (37.38%) Finance
4 72 (34.95%) Front Office
5 65 (31.55%) Investment Banking
6 55 (26.70%) Equities
7 52 (25.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 44 (21.36%) Derivative
9 42 (20.39%) Java
10 41 (19.90%) C#
11 31 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (14.08%) UNIX
13 28 (13.59%) .NET
13 28 (13.59%) SQL Server
14 26 (12.62%) Business Analysis
15 24 (11.65%) Low Latency
16 23 (11.17%) VBA
16 23 (11.17%) C++
17 22 (10.68%) Multithreading
18 21 (10.19%) Linux
19 20 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
20 19 (9.22%) Asset Management
21 18 (8.74%) Electronic Trading
22 17 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
22 17 (8.25%) Windows
22 17 (8.25%) Oracle
23 16 (7.77%) ION Trading
24 15 (7.28%) TDD
24 15 (7.28%) QA
25 14 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.46%) MTS
1 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.97%) IIS
2 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.97%) Apache
2 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.49%) GemFire
3 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Project
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.31%) ION MarketView
2 9 (4.37%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.94%) Markit EDM
4 3 (1.46%) RMDS
5 2 (0.97%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.97%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.97%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.43%) Firewall
2 3 (1.46%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) Multicast
3 1 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.40%) QlikView
6 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.91%) MS Access
7 6 (2.91%) Big Data
8 5 (2.43%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.43%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.46%) KDB
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.49%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.49%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Selenium
2 5 (2.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.94%) Maven
3 4 (1.94%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.46%) JUnit
4 3 (1.46%) Subversion
4 3 (1.46%) NUnit
5 2 (0.97%) JIRA
5 2 (0.97%) Ant
5 2 (0.97%) Toad
5 2 (0.97%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.97%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.97%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.97%) Gradle
5 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.97%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.97%) Moq
General
1 91 (44.17%) Banking
2 77 (37.38%) Finance
3 72 (34.95%) Front Office
4 65 (31.55%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.91%) Back Office
6 5 (2.43%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Retail
7 2 (0.97%) Legal
7 2 (0.97%) Advertising
7 2 (0.97%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (40.78%) Developer
2 74 (35.92%) Analyst
3 32 (15.53%) Business Analyst
4 21 (10.19%) C# Developer
5 19 (9.22%) Applications Support
6 16 (7.77%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.28%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.85%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.37%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.37%) C++ Developer
10 8 (3.88%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.88%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.40%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) Analyst Developer
12 6 (2.91%) QA Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) IT Business Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) AWS Developer
13 5 (2.43%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.59%) .NET
2 13 (6.31%) WCF
3 12 (5.83%) WPF
4 7 (3.40%) XML
5 6 (2.91%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (2.91%) MDX
5 6 (2.91%) Spring
6 4 (1.94%) HTML
7 3 (1.46%) jQuery
7 3 (1.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (1.46%) HTML5
7 3 (1.46%) STL
8 2 (0.97%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.97%) WinForms
8 2 (0.97%) Web Services
8 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.97%) J2EE
8 2 (0.97%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.97%) Middleware
8 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.70%) Equities
2 52 (25.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 44 (21.36%) Derivative
4 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 7 (3.40%) Reference Data
7 5 (2.43%) Market Risk
7 5 (2.43%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.43%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.43%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.94%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.46%) iPad
9 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.97%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.97%) Statistics
10 2 (0.97%) User Experience
10 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.97%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.08%) UNIX
2 21 (10.19%) Linux
3 17 (8.25%) Windows
4 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (12.62%) Business Analysis
3 24 (11.65%) Low Latency
4 22 (10.68%) Multithreading
5 19 (9.22%) Asset Management
6 18 (8.74%) Electronic Trading
7 17 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (7.28%) TDD
9 14 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (5.83%) Analytics
10 12 (5.83%) Investment Management
10 12 (5.83%) OO
10 12 (5.83%) Project Management
11 10 (4.85%) ETL
12 9 (4.37%) Change Management
12 9 (4.37%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.88%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.40%) Inmon Methodology
15 6 (2.91%) Software Testing
15 6 (2.91%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 98 (47.57%) SQL
2 42 (20.39%) Java
3 41 (19.90%) C#
4 23 (11.17%) VBA
4 23 (11.17%) C++
5 13 (6.31%) Python
6 7 (3.40%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.40%) Perl
7 4 (1.94%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.46%) Scala
8 3 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.46%) VBScript
8 3 (1.46%) C
9 2 (0.97%) VB
9 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (3.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.49%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.28%) QA
2 4 (1.94%) MiFID
2 4 (1.94%) EMIR
3 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.97%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (8.25%) Oracle
2 16 (7.77%) ION Trading
3 13 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.31%) Bloomberg
4 7 (3.40%) Sybase
5 6 (2.91%) Tableau
6 5 (2.43%) Charles River
6 5 (2.43%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.94%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.94%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.94%) Tradeweb
7 4 (1.94%) Wall Street Systems
8 3 (1.46%) Apple
9 2 (0.97%) Murex
10 1 (0.49%) MarketAxess
10 1 (0.49%) eSpeed
10 1 (0.49%) Reuters
10 1 (0.49%) HP
10 1 (0.49%) Informatica
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