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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 109 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 459 642 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.87% 2.55% 2.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 6.80% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 522 586
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £406
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.91% -9.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8732 9444 9739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.66% 37.52% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5946 6553 6587
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 176 257
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £13.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £47.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 142 £550 -4.34% 63
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 436 (47.34%) Front Office
2 377 (40.93%) Banking
3 343 (37.24%) SQL
4 327 (35.50%) Finance
5 312 (33.88%) Derivative
6 266 (28.88%) Investment Banking
7 231 (25.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 225 (24.43%) Java
9 194 (21.06%) C#
10 185 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
11 174 (18.89%) UNIX
12 146 (15.85%) C++
13 145 (15.74%) Oracle
14 142 (15.42%) Equities
15 118 (12.81%) Multithreading
16 111 (12.05%) Low Latency
16 111 (12.05%) Linux
17 110 (11.94%) Windows
18 106 (11.51%) SQL Server
19 104 (11.29%) .NET
20 102 (11.07%) Python
21 97 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
22 88 (9.55%) XML
23 87 (9.45%) TIBCO
24 85 (9.23%) Asset Management
25 82 (8.90%) Degree
25 82 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
26 77 (8.36%) TDD
27 73 (7.93%) VBA
28 72 (7.82%) Business Analysis

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (0.87%) Apache
3 5 (0.54%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.43%) Confluence
5 3 (0.33%) AquaLogic
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.22%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.11%) CMS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.11%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.11%) IIS
7 1 (0.11%) Jetty
7 1 (0.11%) Mule
7 1 (0.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 41 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.52%) MS Project
2 14 (1.52%) MS Office
3 11 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) LaTeX
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 45 (4.89%) ION MarketView
2 23 (2.50%) RMDS
3 10 (1.09%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.98%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.76%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.33%) Sophis RISQUE
7 3 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.22%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.22%) Global One
8 2 (0.22%) Summit
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.11%) LongView
9 1 (0.11%) Findur
9 1 (0.11%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.11%) Minerva
9 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.58%) Firewall
2 25 (2.71%) Multicast
3 7 (0.76%) Internet
3 7 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.54%) Intranet
5 4 (0.43%) DNS
5 4 (0.43%) HTTP
5 4 (0.43%) Network Security
6 3 (0.33%) SAN
7 2 (0.22%) SSH
7 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.22%) SSL
7 2 (0.22%) LDAP
7 2 (0.22%) DHCP
7 2 (0.22%) AMQP
8 1 (0.11%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) LAN
8 1 (0.11%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 33 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.19%) MS Access
8 11 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.19%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.09%) Big Data
10 9 (0.98%) KDB
11 8 (0.87%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.65%) OLAP
14 5 (0.54%) QlikView
15 4 (0.43%) MongoDB
16 3 (0.33%) MySQL
16 3 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (1.85%) Subversion
2 15 (1.63%) JIRA
2 15 (1.63%) JUnit
3 13 (1.41%) FitNesse
4 11 (1.19%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.09%) Selenium
5 10 (1.09%) NUnit
6 9 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 9 (0.98%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.87%) Maven
8 7 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (0.65%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.54%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.54%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.54%) jMock
11 4 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.43%) Grunt
12 3 (0.33%) Mockito
General
1 436 (47.34%) Front Office
2 377 (40.93%) Banking
3 327 (35.50%) Finance
4 266 (28.88%) Investment Banking
5 59 (6.41%) Back Office
6 34 (3.69%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.98%) Legal
8 8 (0.87%) Retail
9 5 (0.54%) Games
10 4 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
10 4 (0.43%) Publishing
11 3 (0.33%) Advertising
11 3 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.33%) Marketing
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 400 (43.43%) Developer
2 288 (31.27%) Analyst
3 165 (17.92%) Business Analyst
4 137 (14.88%) Java Developer
5 88 (9.55%) C# Developer
6 57 (6.19%) C++ Developer
7 51 (5.54%) Support Analyst
8 49 (5.32%) Applications Support
9 47 (5.10%) Project Manager
10 45 (4.89%) Senior Developer
11 33 (3.58%) SQL Developer
12 26 (2.82%) Quantitative Developer
12 26 (2.82%) Front Office Developer
13 24 (2.61%) Test Analyst
13 24 (2.61%) Python Developer
14 22 (2.39%) VBA Developer
14 22 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 22 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (2.39%) Data Analyst
15 21 (2.28%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (11.29%) .NET
2 88 (9.55%) XML
3 51 (5.54%) Rendezvous
4 50 (5.43%) Spring
4 50 (5.43%) WPF
5 41 (4.45%) WCF
6 40 (4.34%) HTML
7 36 (3.91%) STL
8 34 (3.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 31 (3.37%) Middleware
10 28 (3.04%) Hibernate
11 25 (2.71%) HTML5
12 24 (2.61%) FpML
13 22 (2.39%) Web Services
14 21 (2.28%) FIX Protocol
15 16 (1.74%) JMS
15 16 (1.74%) WinForms
16 14 (1.52%) ASP.NET
17 13 (1.41%) CSS
17 13 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 312 (33.88%) Derivative
2 231 (25.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 142 (15.42%) Equities
4 82 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (6.51%) Credit Derivative
6 35 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 32 (3.47%) Credit Risk
8 31 (3.37%) Management Information System
9 28 (3.04%) Reference Data
10 27 (2.93%) Equity Derivative
11 25 (2.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 25 (2.71%) Hedge funds
12 22 (2.39%) Market Risk
13 19 (2.06%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.85%) Grid Computing
15 8 (0.87%) User Experience
16 7 (0.76%) Economics
16 7 (0.76%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.65%) Physics
18 5 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 174 (18.89%) UNIX
2 111 (12.05%) Linux
3 110 (11.94%) Windows
4 29 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (0.54%) Solaris
8 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.22%) SUSE
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (12.81%) Multithreading
3 111 (12.05%) Low Latency
4 97 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
5 85 (9.23%) Asset Management
6 77 (8.36%) TDD
7 72 (7.82%) Business Analysis
8 68 (7.38%) Project Management
9 63 (6.84%) Analytics
10 60 (6.51%) Risk Management
11 53 (5.75%) Investment Management
12 49 (5.32%) Change Management
13 48 (5.21%) Data Analysis
14 45 (4.89%) OO
14 45 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 43 (4.67%) Migration
16 40 (4.34%) Fund Management
17 37 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (3.58%) Portfolio Management
19 30 (3.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 343 (37.24%) SQL
2 225 (24.43%) Java
3 194 (21.06%) C#
4 146 (15.85%) C++
5 102 (11.07%) Python
6 73 (7.93%) VBA
7 67 (7.27%) Perl
8 31 (3.37%) JavaScript
9 24 (2.61%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.28%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.95%) VC++
12 13 (1.41%) Scala
13 9 (0.98%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.87%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.87%) VB
15 7 (0.76%) C
15 7 (0.76%) Korn
16 5 (0.54%) XAML
17 4 (0.43%) Tcl
17 4 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (8.90%) Degree
2 9 (0.98%) ISEB
3 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.43%) CISSP
4 4 (0.43%) CFA
5 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.33%) CIMA
5 3 (0.33%) MCSE
5 3 (0.33%) PhD
6 2 (0.22%) CNA
6 2 (0.22%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.22%) GIAC
6 2 (0.22%) GCIA
6 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.22%) CISA
7 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.11%) ACCA
7 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.89%) EMIR
2 41 (4.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 32 (3.47%) QA
4 8 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.54%) Basel III
7 4 (0.43%) Basel II
8 3 (0.33%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.11%) FATCA
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 19 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
2 17 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.65%) Control-M
4 4 (0.43%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.22%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (0.22%) Nagios
5 2 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 145 (15.74%) Oracle
2 87 (9.45%) TIBCO
3 69 (7.49%) Sybase
4 58 (6.30%) Microsoft
5 55 (5.97%) ION Trading
6 52 (5.65%) Reuters
7 41 (4.45%) Bloomberg
8 35 (3.80%) MarketAxess
9 30 (3.26%) Red Hat
10 26 (2.82%) Charles River
11 25 (2.71%) eSpeed
12 23 (2.50%) thinkFolio
13 19 (2.06%) Murex
14 18 (1.95%) Tableau
15 12 (1.30%) DataSynapse
16 11 (1.19%) Fidessa
16 11 (1.19%) HP
17 10 (1.09%) Remedy
17 10 (1.09%) Tradeweb
18 9 (0.98%) GoldenSource
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £580 - £610 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £451550 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago