The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 112 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -3
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 432 735 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.89% 3.03% 3.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.15% 9.24% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 613 666
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 £438 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7029 7954 8187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.69% 32.81% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4723 5500 5533
Average daily rate £450 £463 £462
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 175 196
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Fixed Income
England

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 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 146 £575 +4.54% 41
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 464 (49.57%) Front Office
2 378 (40.38%) Banking
3 326 (34.83%) Finance
4 320 (34.19%) SQL
5 315 (33.65%) Derivative
6 282 (30.13%) Investment Banking
7 244 (26.07%) Java
8 220 (23.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 197 (21.05%) C++
10 188 (20.09%) Equities
11 185 (19.76%) C#
12 153 (16.35%) UNIX
13 129 (13.78%) Multithreading
14 128 (13.68%) SQL Server
15 121 (12.93%) Oracle
16 116 (12.39%) Low Latency
17 107 (11.43%) .NET
18 104 (11.11%) Windows
19 103 (11.00%) Linux
19 103 (11.00%) Asset Management
20 102 (10.90%) Python
21 89 (9.51%) VBA
21 89 (9.51%) TIBCO
22 88 (9.40%) Degree
23 87 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
23 87 (9.29%) Risk Management
24 85 (9.08%) Sybase
25 84 (8.97%) Electronic Trading
26 78 (8.33%) Perl
27 75 (8.01%) Microsoft

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (2.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (1.18%) Apache
3 8 (0.85%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (0.53%) Confluence
5 5 (0.53%) GemFire
5 5 (0.53%) AquaLogic
6 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.32%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.21%) MTS
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.21%) Mule
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.11%) Jetty
9 1 (0.11%) CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 43 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.92%) MS Office
3 10 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.75%) MS Project
5 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (3.95%) ION MarketView
2 16 (1.71%) RMDS
3 14 (1.50%) LatentZero
4 11 (1.18%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.53%) Summit
6 4 (0.43%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
8 2 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.11%) Capstone
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.11%) LongView
9 1 (0.11%) Findur
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.88%) Firewall
2 19 (2.03%) Multicast
3 8 (0.85%) Internet
4 7 (0.75%) SAN
5 6 (0.64%) Intranet
6 4 (0.43%) FTP
6 4 (0.43%) HTTP
7 3 (0.32%) Network Security
7 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.21%) SSL
8 2 (0.21%) LDAP
9 1 (0.11%) NAS
9 1 (0.11%) AMQP
9 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.11%) BGP
9 1 (0.11%) LAN
9 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.82%) KDB
7 15 (1.60%) MS Access
8 14 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.85%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.85%) Big Data
11 6 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.64%) OLAP
11 6 (0.64%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.64%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.53%) DB2
13 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (3.74%) JUnit
2 21 (2.24%) Maven
3 20 (2.14%) Visual Studio
4 18 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.82%) Ant
6 16 (1.71%) JIRA
7 15 (1.60%) Mockito
8 13 (1.39%) Subversion
9 11 (1.18%) NUnit
10 10 (1.07%) FitNesse
11 9 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (0.85%) Selenium
13 7 (0.75%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.75%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.64%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.64%) jMock
15 4 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (0.32%) IntelliJ
17 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 464 (49.57%) Front Office
2 378 (40.38%) Banking
3 326 (34.83%) Finance
4 282 (30.13%) Investment Banking
5 73 (7.80%) Back Office
6 33 (3.53%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.85%) Retail
8 5 (0.53%) Legal
9 4 (0.43%) Publishing
10 3 (0.32%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
10 3 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) German Language
12 1 (0.11%) Marketing
12 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 387 (41.35%) Developer
2 297 (31.73%) Analyst
3 185 (19.76%) Business Analyst
4 136 (14.53%) Java Developer
5 74 (7.91%) C++ Developer
5 74 (7.91%) C# Developer
6 55 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 49 (5.24%) Applications Support
8 48 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 40 (4.27%) Quantitative Developer
10 33 (3.53%) SQL Developer
10 33 (3.53%) Senior Developer
11 32 (3.42%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 28 (2.99%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 25 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (2.46%) Front Office Developer
15 22 (2.35%) Python Developer
16 21 (2.24%) Banking Business Analyst
17 18 (1.92%) Senior Business Analyst
17 18 (1.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (11.43%) .NET
2 70 (7.48%) Spring
3 50 (5.34%) XML
4 45 (4.81%) Rendezvous
5 44 (4.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 43 (4.59%) WCF
7 42 (4.49%) WPF
8 35 (3.74%) STL
9 31 (3.31%) Middleware
10 30 (3.21%) HTML
11 29 (3.10%) JMS
12 28 (2.99%) Hibernate
13 23 (2.46%) WinForms
14 20 (2.14%) FIX Protocol
15 18 (1.92%) Java EE
16 17 (1.82%) Web Services
17 16 (1.71%) HTML5
18 14 (1.50%) FpML
19 13 (1.39%) jQuery
19 13 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 315 (33.65%) Derivative
2 220 (23.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 188 (20.09%) Equities
4 46 (4.91%) Credit Risk
5 42 (4.49%) Credit Derivative
6 37 (3.95%) Equity Derivative
7 36 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 27 (2.88%) Reference Data
9 26 (2.78%) Market Risk
10 22 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.82%) Grid Computing
12 16 (1.71%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 15 (1.60%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.07%) iPad
15 7 (0.75%) EMC Centera
16 5 (0.53%) Economics
16 5 (0.53%) Physics
17 4 (0.43%) Wiki
17 4 (0.43%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 153 (16.35%) UNIX
2 104 (11.11%) Windows
3 103 (11.00%) Linux
4 24 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 21 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.82%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.21%) Solaris
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (13.78%) Multithreading
2 116 (12.39%) Low Latency
3 103 (11.00%) Asset Management
4 87 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (9.29%) Risk Management
5 84 (8.97%) Electronic Trading
6 75 (8.01%) Business Analysis
6 75 (8.01%) Analytics
7 68 (7.26%) TDD
7 68 (7.26%) Investment Management
8 60 (6.41%) Project Management
9 51 (5.45%) OO
9 51 (5.45%) Fund Management
10 50 (5.34%) Migration
11 46 (4.91%) Change Management
12 45 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (3.63%) Portfolio Management
15 32 (3.42%) Scrum
15 32 (3.42%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 320 (34.19%) SQL
2 244 (26.07%) Java
3 197 (21.05%) C++
4 185 (19.76%) C#
5 102 (10.90%) Python
6 89 (9.51%) VBA
7 78 (8.33%) Perl
8 42 (4.49%) Scala
9 28 (2.99%) JavaScript
10 25 (2.67%) VB
11 22 (2.35%) Shell Script
11 22 (2.35%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.82%) VC++
13 9 (0.96%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.75%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.75%) C
15 6 (0.64%) Korn
16 5 (0.53%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.43%) Tcl
17 4 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 88 (9.40%) Degree
2 11 (1.18%) PhD
3 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.43%) CIMA
4 4 (0.43%) CFA
5 3 (0.32%) CISSP
5 3 (0.32%) ISEB
5 3 (0.32%) MCSE
6 2 (0.21%) CISA
6 2 (0.21%) ACCA
6 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.11%) GCIA
7 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.11%) MBA
7 1 (0.11%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.11%) GIAC
7 1 (0.11%) PMP
7 1 (0.11%) CNA
7 1 (0.11%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.38%) EMIR
2 36 (3.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 34 (3.63%) QA
4 12 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.96%) Basel III
6 4 (0.43%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.32%) Basel II
8 2 (0.21%) MiFID
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) FATCA
9 1 (0.11%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.32%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 11 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.43%) Control-M
4 4 (0.43%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.21%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 121 (12.93%) Oracle
2 89 (9.51%) TIBCO
3 85 (9.08%) Sybase
4 75 (8.01%) Microsoft
5 69 (7.37%) ION Trading
6 68 (7.26%) Bloomberg
7 47 (5.02%) Reuters
8 34 (3.63%) Charles River
9 33 (3.53%) thinkFolio
10 31 (3.31%) MarketAxess
11 22 (2.35%) Red Hat
11 22 (2.35%) eSpeed
12 15 (1.60%) Perforce
13 14 (1.50%) Fidessa
14 13 (1.39%) HP
15 12 (1.28%) Murex
15 12 (1.28%) Tradeweb
16 11 (1.18%) DataSynapse
17 10 (1.07%) JBoss
17 10 (1.07%) Tableau
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £585 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £10 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago