The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in IT contracts advertised for the 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 87 95 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 517 500 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.32% 2.06% 3.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.56% 5.50% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 427 583
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £420 £475
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -11.57%
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7884 9089 8436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.53% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5378 6374 5850
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 154 175
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £13.91 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fixed Income Jobs Demand Trend in London

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fixed Income across the London region.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Trend in London

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fixed Income across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Histogram in London

Fixed Income
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income across the London region.

Fixed Income Hourly Rate Trend in London

Fixed Income
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -25 117 £550 -8.33% 45
Docklands, London +7 8 £675 +50.00%
Canary Wharf -9 3 £513 -26.78%
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 426 (46.76%) Front Office
2 377 (41.38%) SQL
3 367 (40.29%) Banking
4 330 (36.22%) Finance
5 261 (28.65%) Derivative
6 232 (25.47%) Investment Banking
7 224 (24.59%) Java
8 213 (23.38%) C#
9 202 (22.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 196 (21.51%) Equities
11 156 (17.12%) SQL Server
12 147 (16.14%) Oracle
12 147 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
13 143 (15.70%) C++
13 143 (15.70%) UNIX
14 113 (12.40%) .NET
14 113 (12.40%) Electronic Trading
15 112 (12.29%) Python
16 107 (11.75%) Multithreading
17 104 (11.42%) Windows
18 102 (11.20%) Linux
19 91 (9.99%) Business Analysis
20 87 (9.55%) ION Trading
20 87 (9.55%) Asset Management
21 84 (9.22%) VBA
22 81 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
23 76 (8.34%) TDD
24 73 (8.01%) Low Latency
25 72 (7.90%) ION MarketView
25 72 (7.90%) Sybase

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (1.98%) Apache
2 17 (1.87%) IIS
3 16 (1.76%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.21%) MTS
4 11 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.77%) Lightstreamer
6 4 (0.44%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.33%) Node.js
7 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.33%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.11%) GemFire
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 59 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.65%) MS Project
3 12 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.99%) MS Office
5 7 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 72 (7.90%) ION MarketView
2 35 (3.84%) thinkFolio
3 14 (1.54%) LatentZero
4 13 (1.43%) Markit EDM
5 12 (1.32%) Front Arena
6 11 (1.21%) RMDS
7 8 (0.88%) SimCorp Dimension
8 5 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.33%) Summit
10 3 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 1 (0.11%) BondVision
11 1 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.11%) LongView
11 1 (0.11%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.11%) Minerva
11 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.07%) Firewall
2 11 (1.21%) Multicast
3 8 (0.88%) HTTP
4 5 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.44%) Intranet
5 4 (0.44%) FTP
6 3 (0.33%) VPN
7 2 (0.22%) SSL
7 2 (0.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.07%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.52%) MS Access
6 22 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (2.41%) KDB
7 19 (2.09%) Big Data
7 19 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 17 (1.87%) QlikView
10 15 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.21%) DB2
13 9 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.88%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
16 5 (0.55%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 37 (4.06%) Subversion
2 29 (3.18%) JIRA
3 25 (2.74%) Maven
4 20 (2.20%) JUnit
4 20 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 19 (2.09%) Jenkins
6 18 (1.98%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.87%) Mockito
8 16 (1.76%) Gradle
8 16 (1.76%) MSBuild
8 16 (1.76%) Mercurial
8 16 (1.76%) Ant
9 12 (1.32%) NUnit
10 9 (0.99%) TestNG
11 8 (0.88%) Selenium
11 8 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (0.66%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.66%) CppUnit
12 6 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 426 (46.76%) Front Office
2 367 (40.29%) Banking
3 330 (36.22%) Finance
4 232 (25.47%) Investment Banking
5 63 (6.92%) Back Office
6 35 (3.84%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.98%) Retail
8 10 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
9 9 (0.99%) Legal
10 7 (0.77%) Marketing
11 4 (0.44%) Advertising
12 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.22%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 386 (42.37%) Developer
2 314 (34.47%) Analyst
3 144 (15.81%) Business Analyst
4 107 (11.75%) Java Developer
5 102 (11.20%) C# Developer
6 96 (10.54%) Support Analyst
7 89 (9.77%) Applications Support
8 67 (7.35%) Project Manager
9 56 (6.15%) C++ Developer
10 51 (5.60%) Senior Developer
11 45 (4.94%) Applications Support Analyst
12 28 (3.07%) Data Analyst
13 26 (2.85%) Technical Analyst
14 23 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (2.52%) SQL Developer
15 20 (2.20%) IT Project Manager
15 20 (2.20%) Banking Business Analyst
16 19 (2.09%) Excel Developer
16 19 (2.09%) Quantitative Developer
16 19 (2.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (12.40%) .NET
2 71 (7.79%) WPF
3 55 (6.04%) XML
4 54 (5.93%) WCF
5 42 (4.61%) FIX Protocol
6 38 (4.17%) Rendezvous
7 32 (3.51%) Middleware
8 30 (3.29%) HTML
9 26 (2.85%) WinForms
9 26 (2.85%) Spring
10 24 (2.63%) STL
11 23 (2.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 21 (2.31%) HTML5
13 16 (1.76%) Django
14 15 (1.65%) AngularJS
15 14 (1.54%) jQuery
16 12 (1.32%) CSS
16 12 (1.32%) Ajax
17 11 (1.21%) Hibernate
17 11 (1.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 261 (28.65%) Derivative
2 202 (22.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 196 (21.51%) Equities
4 81 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (3.73%) Credit Derivative
6 29 (3.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 27 (2.96%) Equity Derivative
7 27 (2.96%) Hedge funds
8 23 (2.52%) Credit Risk
8 23 (2.52%) Management Information System
9 21 (2.31%) Market Risk
9 21 (2.31%) Reference Data
10 17 (1.87%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.76%) SWIFT
11 16 (1.76%) Grid Computing
12 14 (1.54%) Mathematics
13 13 (1.43%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.43%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.21%) User Experience
14 11 (1.21%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 143 (15.70%) UNIX
2 104 (11.42%) Windows
3 102 (11.20%) Linux
4 26 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.11%) VMS
7 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (12.40%) Electronic Trading
3 107 (11.75%) Multithreading
4 91 (9.99%) Business Analysis
5 87 (9.55%) Asset Management
6 76 (8.34%) TDD
7 73 (8.01%) Low Latency
8 62 (6.81%) Analytics
9 61 (6.70%) Project Management
10 56 (6.15%) OO
11 51 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 50 (5.49%) Investment Management
13 48 (5.27%) E-Commerce
14 45 (4.94%) ITIL
14 45 (4.94%) Risk Management
15 40 (4.39%) Change Management
15 40 (4.39%) Data Modelling
16 38 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
17 37 (4.06%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 377 (41.38%) SQL
2 224 (24.59%) Java
3 213 (23.38%) C#
4 143 (15.70%) C++
5 112 (12.29%) Python
6 84 (9.22%) VBA
7 63 (6.92%) Perl
8 34 (3.73%) JavaScript
9 24 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 20 (2.20%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.09%) VB
12 18 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.98%) C
13 10 (1.10%) Scala
14 9 (0.99%) Korn
15 7 (0.77%) R
15 7 (0.77%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.77%) VBScript
16 3 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (7.03%) Degree
2 5 (0.55%) CFA
2 5 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.44%) PhD
4 2 (0.22%) ISEB
5 1 (0.11%) PMP
5 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.11%) CAPM
5 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.84%) QA
2 14 (1.54%) EMIR
2 14 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (0.99%) MiFID
4 7 (0.77%) FATCA
5 6 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.22%) COREP
8 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.11%) UCITS
8 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) Basel II
8 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.11%) vSphere
2 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 41 (4.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 18 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (1.76%) BladeLogic
4 9 (0.99%) Control-M
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 147 (16.14%) Oracle
2 87 (9.55%) ION Trading
3 72 (7.90%) Sybase
4 71 (7.79%) Microsoft
5 66 (7.24%) TIBCO
6 38 (4.17%) Bloomberg
7 28 (3.07%) Murex
8 27 (2.96%) Red Hat
9 22 (2.41%) Tableau
10 19 (2.09%) Reuters
11 17 (1.87%) Tradeweb
12 15 (1.65%) MarketAxess
12 15 (1.65%) Charles River
13 12 (1.32%) eSpeed
14 11 (1.21%) Syncfusion
14 11 (1.21%) Splunk
15 10 (1.10%) Alteryx
16 9 (0.99%) SimCorp
16 9 (0.99%) SunGard
17 8 (0.88%) Fidessa
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