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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fixed Income
Rank 146 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +7
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 385 493 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.67% 2.20% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.62% 6.06% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 389 401
Average daily rate £600 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £733
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £95.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
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
8331 8140 8832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.21% 36.33% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5956 5515 6175
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 159
Average hourly rate £22.25 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £49.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +27 104 £575 +4.54% 24
Canary Wharf +2 2 £575 +12.19%
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 356 (49.65%) Finance
2 327 (45.61%) Banking
3 314 (43.79%) Front Office
4 257 (35.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 235 (32.78%) Investment Banking
5 235 (32.78%) Derivative
6 229 (31.94%) Equities
7 219 (30.54%) SQL
8 165 (23.01%) C#
9 147 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
10 137 (19.11%) Java
11 113 (15.76%) SQL Server
12 104 (14.50%) Electronic Trading
13 89 (12.41%) C++
13 89 (12.41%) Unix
14 82 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
15 78 (10.88%) Business Analysis
16 77 (10.74%) Python
17 72 (10.04%) Asset Management
18 70 (9.76%) Linux
19 69 (9.62%) Oracle
19 69 (9.62%) VBA
20 67 (9.34%) ION Trading
20 67 (9.34%) TDD
21 64 (8.93%) Multithreading
22 63 (8.79%) HTML
22 63 (8.79%) Windows
22 63 (8.79%) Project Management
23 59 (8.23%) Analytics
24 55 (7.67%) Back Office

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (2.37%) Tomcat
2 5 (0.70%) Apache
2 5 (0.70%) MQSeries
2 5 (0.70%) Mule
2 5 (0.70%) Node.js
2 5 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.70%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.56%) Confluence
3 4 (0.56%) GemFire
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.42%) IIS
5 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.28%) JBoss
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.14%) Jetty
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.93%) Photoshop
3 20 (2.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.98%) MS Project
7 5 (0.70%) MS Office
8 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (5.02%) ION MarketView
2 30 (4.18%) RMDS
3 12 (1.67%) Markit EDM
3 12 (1.67%) SimCorp Dimension
3 12 (1.67%) thinkFolio
4 9 (1.26%) Front Arena
5 7 (0.98%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.70%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.56%) Summit
8 3 (0.42%) Eikon
9 2 (0.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.28%) Loan IQ
9 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.14%) Global One
10 1 (0.14%) Kondor
10 1 (0.14%) Minerva
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.98%) Firewall
3 5 (0.70%) Multicast
4 4 (0.56%) LAN
4 4 (0.56%) Network Security
4 4 (0.56%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.28%) BGP
5 2 (0.28%) DWDM
5 2 (0.28%) HTTP
5 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.28%) Internet
5 2 (0.28%) Intranet
5 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.28%) MPLS
5 2 (0.28%) NGN
5 2 (0.28%) Packet Switching
5 2 (0.28%) SAN
5 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.28%) VPN
5 2 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (4.04%) NoSQL
3 29 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.37%) Big Data
6 15 (2.09%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.81%) Data Mining
8 11 (1.53%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.39%) KDB
9 10 (1.39%) Pentaho
9 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.12%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.98%) MS Access
12 7 (0.98%) QlikView
12 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (4.32%) JIRA
2 22 (3.07%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.79%) NUnit
4 17 (2.37%) Subversion
5 16 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (1.95%) HP UFT
7 13 (1.81%) Maven
8 11 (1.53%) Axure RP
8 11 (1.53%) JUnit
9 9 (1.26%) Selenium
10 8 (1.12%) ClearCase
10 8 (1.12%) ClearQuest
11 7 (0.98%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.84%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.70%) EasyMock
13 5 (0.70%) Git (software)
13 5 (0.70%) JMeter
13 5 (0.70%) Mockito
General
1 356 (49.65%) Finance
2 327 (45.61%) Banking
3 314 (43.79%) Front Office
4 235 (32.78%) Investment Banking
5 55 (7.67%) Back Office
6 35 (4.88%) Financial Institution
7 22 (3.07%) Retail
8 10 (1.39%) Legal
9 8 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (0.98%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.84%) Wholesale Banking
12 5 (0.70%) Advertising
12 5 (0.70%) Marketing
12 5 (0.70%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 315 (43.93%) Developer
2 224 (31.24%) Analyst
3 126 (17.57%) Business Analyst
4 83 (11.58%) C# Developer
4 83 (11.58%) Java Developer
5 49 (6.83%) Front Office Developer
6 47 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 43 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 43 (6.00%) Quantitative Developer
8 40 (5.58%) C++ Developer
9 37 (5.16%) SQL Developer
10 33 (4.60%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 32 (4.46%) SQL Analyst
12 31 (4.32%) Applications Support
12 31 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
13 30 (4.18%) Banking Analyst
14 29 (4.04%) Support Analyst
15 27 (3.77%) WPF Developer
16 26 (3.63%) C# WPF Developer
16 26 (3.63%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (8.79%) HTML
2 55 (7.67%) .NET
3 51 (7.11%) FIX Protocol
4 48 (6.69%) WPF
5 41 (5.72%) XML
6 40 (5.58%) AngularJS
7 39 (5.44%) Spring
8 38 (5.30%) HTML5
9 30 (4.18%) Rendezvous
10 18 (2.51%) FpML
11 17 (2.37%) Spring Integration
11 17 (2.37%) Web Services
12 16 (2.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 16 (2.23%) CSS
12 16 (2.23%) J2EE
12 16 (2.23%) React
12 16 (2.23%) STL
13 13 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (1.81%) REST
14 12 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 257 (35.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 235 (32.78%) Derivative
3 229 (31.94%) Equities
4 82 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (7.11%) User Experience
6 44 (6.14%) Credit Derivative
7 42 (5.86%) Equity Derivative
8 41 (5.72%) Market Risk
9 30 (4.18%) Credit Risk
10 29 (4.04%) Hedge funds
11 21 (2.93%) Mathematics
12 20 (2.79%) Computer Science
13 19 (2.65%) Management Information System
14 16 (2.23%) Data Structures
14 16 (2.23%) Reference Data
15 14 (1.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 13 (1.81%) Statistics
16 13 (1.81%) SWIFT
17 12 (1.67%) Physics
18 10 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 89 (12.41%) Unix
2 70 (9.76%) Linux
3 63 (8.79%) Windows
4 14 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.39%) Solaris
6 8 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.28%) SUSE
8 2 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (14.50%) Electronic Trading
3 78 (10.88%) Business Analysis
4 72 (10.04%) Asset Management
5 67 (9.34%) TDD
6 64 (8.93%) Multithreading
7 63 (8.79%) Project Management
8 59 (8.23%) Analytics
9 54 (7.53%) Migration
10 53 (7.39%) Low Latency
11 48 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 47 (6.56%) OO
12 47 (6.56%) Risk Management
13 43 (6.00%) SDLC
14 42 (5.86%) Investment Management
15 41 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (5.44%) E-Commerce
17 35 (4.88%) ETL
18 34 (4.74%) Workflow
19 32 (4.46%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 219 (30.54%) SQL
2 165 (23.01%) C#
3 137 (19.11%) Java
4 89 (12.41%) C++
5 77 (10.74%) Python
6 69 (9.62%) VBA
7 33 (4.60%) Shell Script
8 32 (4.46%) Perl
9 29 (4.04%) T-SQL
10 26 (3.63%) JavaScript
11 24 (3.35%) XAML
12 23 (3.21%) VB
13 21 (2.93%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.09%) Scala
15 13 (1.81%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.39%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.26%) VB6
18 8 (1.12%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.12%) R
19 7 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (6.42%) Degree
2 10 (1.39%) PMI Certification
3 7 (0.98%) PhD
3 7 (0.98%) PMP
4 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.56%) CISM
5 4 (0.56%) CISSP
6 3 (0.42%) CCA
6 3 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.28%) APMP
7 2 (0.28%) CFA
7 2 (0.28%) CNA
7 2 (0.28%) GCIA
7 2 (0.28%) GCIH
7 2 (0.28%) GIAC
7 2 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.28%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.28%) SANS
8 1 (0.14%) CRISC
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.28%) QA
2 32 (4.46%) MiFID
3 10 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.39%) EMIR
4 9 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.42%) SLA
6 2 (0.28%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.14%) COREP
7 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.14%) FATCA
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (0.42%) NFS
1 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.42%) XenApp
2 2 (0.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.39%) Control-M
3 4 (0.56%) Puppet
4 3 (0.42%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.42%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.28%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.28%) Kibana
5 2 (0.28%) logstash
5 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.14%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView
6 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 69 (9.62%) Oracle
2 67 (9.34%) ION Trading
3 53 (7.39%) Microsoft
4 52 (7.25%) Murex
5 48 (6.69%) Bloomberg
6 46 (6.42%) Sybase
6 46 (6.42%) TIBCO
7 41 (5.72%) Reuters
8 28 (3.91%) Tableau
9 23 (3.21%) Alteryx
9 23 (3.21%) Calypso
9 23 (3.21%) Charles River
10 21 (2.93%) Adobe
11 17 (2.37%) SunGard
12 16 (2.23%) Fidessa
13 15 (2.09%) Informatica
14 14 (1.95%) HP
14 14 (1.95%) SimCorp
15 13 (1.81%) DataSynapse
16 8 (1.12%) Red Hat
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 - £630.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago