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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 136 106 78
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -28
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 408 471 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.69% 1.96% 2.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.66% 5.26% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 388 546
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £449 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £390 £438
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.91%
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
8764 8962 9756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.41% 37.38% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6061 5962 6653
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 183 197
Average hourly rate £21.35 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -27 106 £575 +4.54% 33
Docklands, London - 3 £575 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £460 -
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 369 (46.01%) Finance
2 341 (42.52%) Banking
3 325 (40.52%) Front Office
4 283 (35.29%) Derivative
5 270 (33.67%) SQL
6 265 (33.04%) Investment Banking
7 223 (27.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 208 (25.94%) Equities
9 182 (22.69%) C#
10 169 (21.07%) Java
11 141 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
12 123 (15.34%) C++
13 118 (14.71%) .NET
14 116 (14.46%) Oracle
14 116 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
15 114 (14.21%) SQL Server
16 111 (13.84%) Business Analysis
17 99 (12.34%) Asset Management
18 86 (10.72%) Risk Management
19 83 (10.35%) UNIX
19 83 (10.35%) Python
20 80 (9.98%) Linux
21 75 (9.35%) Microsoft
22 70 (8.73%) Windows
22 70 (8.73%) Project Management
23 66 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
24 65 (8.10%) VBA
25 62 (7.73%) Degree
25 62 (7.73%) Electronic Trading
26 61 (7.61%) Back Office

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (2.74%) Apache
2 16 (2.00%) IIS
2 16 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 14 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.62%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.12%) MTS
6 7 (0.87%) nginx
7 6 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.25%) SAS
10 2 (0.25%) SmartSockets
10 2 (0.25%) Node.js
10 2 (0.25%) GemFire
10 2 (0.25%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 43 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.75%) MS Office
4 12 (1.50%) MS Project
5 6 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (4.24%) thinkFolio
2 28 (3.49%) ION MarketView
3 16 (2.00%) LatentZero
4 13 (1.62%) Markit EDM
5 12 (1.50%) SimCorp Dimension
6 7 (0.87%) Front Arena
7 6 (0.75%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.62%) RMDS
8 5 (0.62%) HiPortfolio
8 5 (0.62%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.50%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.50%) Tesseract
9 4 (0.50%) Minerva
10 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.12%) Adaptiv
11 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.36%) Firewall
2 13 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.25%) Internet
3 10 (1.25%) Multicast
4 8 (1.00%) Kerberos
4 8 (1.00%) VPN
5 7 (0.87%) LAN
5 7 (0.87%) HTTP
6 6 (0.75%) SSL
6 6 (0.75%) Intranet
7 5 (0.62%) WAN
8 3 (0.37%) LDAP
8 3 (0.37%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.36%) Oracle Database
3 32 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 15 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (1.87%) MS Access
8 13 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.25%) Big Data
11 10 (1.25%) MySQL
12 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.75%) JasperReports
14 6 (0.75%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.50%) Spotfire
15 4 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (4.49%) Subversion
2 34 (4.24%) Git (software)
3 31 (3.87%) JIRA
4 23 (2.87%) Visual Studio
5 22 (2.74%) Gradle
6 18 (2.24%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.12%) Ant
8 16 (2.00%) Maven
9 15 (1.87%) NUnit
10 14 (1.75%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.50%) MSBuild
12 11 (1.37%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.87%) JUnit
13 7 (0.87%) Grunt
13 7 (0.87%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.62%) FitNesse
15 5 (0.62%) ClearCase
16 4 (0.50%) Introscope
16 4 (0.50%) ERwin
General
1 369 (46.01%) Finance
2 341 (42.52%) Banking
3 325 (40.52%) Front Office
4 265 (33.04%) Investment Banking
5 61 (7.61%) Back Office
6 39 (4.86%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.62%) Legal
8 19 (2.37%) Retail
9 7 (0.87%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.50%) Marketing
11 3 (0.37%) French Language
11 3 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Advertising
12 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 315 (39.28%) Analyst
2 311 (38.78%) Developer
3 191 (23.82%) Business Analyst
4 93 (11.60%) C# Developer
5 59 (7.36%) Java Developer
6 54 (6.73%) Applications Support
6 54 (6.73%) C++ Developer
7 52 (6.48%) Project Manager
8 49 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 42 (5.24%) Support Analyst
10 37 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (3.49%) Applications Support Analyst
12 26 (3.24%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 26 (3.24%) C++/C# Developer
13 25 (3.12%) Data Analyst
14 23 (2.87%) Senior Business Analyst
14 23 (2.87%) Analyst Developer
14 23 (2.87%) SQL Developer
15 21 (2.62%) WPF Developer
16 20 (2.49%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (14.71%) .NET
2 57 (7.11%) WPF
3 46 (5.74%) WCF
3 46 (5.74%) XML
4 39 (4.86%) Middleware
4 39 (4.86%) FIX Protocol
5 37 (4.61%) Web Services
6 21 (2.62%) STL
6 21 (2.62%) HTML
6 21 (2.62%) RESTful
6 21 (2.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 20 (2.49%) Rendezvous
8 16 (2.00%) WinForms
8 16 (2.00%) HTML5
8 16 (2.00%) AngularJS
9 14 (1.75%) FpML
10 13 (1.62%) Spring
10 13 (1.62%) ASP.NET
10 13 (1.62%) CSS
11 11 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 283 (35.29%) Derivative
2 223 (27.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 208 (25.94%) Equities
4 116 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (5.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 35 (4.36%) Equity Derivative
7 23 (2.87%) Credit Derivative
8 22 (2.74%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.49%) Market Risk
9 20 (2.49%) Hedge funds
10 19 (2.37%) Credit Risk
10 19 (2.37%) Mathematics
11 18 (2.24%) Reference Data
11 18 (2.24%) Management Information System
11 18 (2.24%) Grid Computing
12 14 (1.75%) Contract for Difference
13 13 (1.62%) SWIFT
13 13 (1.62%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.12%) Swaptions
15 7 (0.87%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 83 (10.35%) UNIX
2 80 (9.98%) Linux
3 70 (8.73%) Windows
4 19 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.37%) Solaris
5 3 (0.37%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.12%) VMS
6 1 (0.12%) Android
6 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (13.84%) Business Analysis
3 99 (12.34%) Asset Management
4 86 (10.72%) Risk Management
5 70 (8.73%) Project Management
6 66 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (7.73%) Electronic Trading
8 57 (7.11%) Multithreading
9 54 (6.73%) Analytics
10 52 (6.48%) Investment Management
11 51 (6.36%) OO
12 46 (5.74%) Low Latency
13 44 (5.49%) TDD
13 44 (5.49%) SDLC
14 41 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 39 (4.86%) Data Analysis
16 38 (4.74%) Scrum
16 38 (4.74%) Change Management
17 35 (4.36%) Data Modelling
18 31 (3.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 270 (33.67%) SQL
2 182 (22.69%) C#
3 169 (21.07%) Java
4 123 (15.34%) C++
5 83 (10.35%) Python
6 65 (8.10%) VBA
7 52 (6.48%) Perl
8 31 (3.87%) Scala
9 23 (2.87%) JavaScript
10 17 (2.12%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.50%) C
11 12 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.37%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.00%) VB
14 8 (1.00%) PHP
15 6 (0.75%) XAML
16 2 (0.25%) Korn
16 2 (0.25%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 62 (7.73%) Degree
2 10 (1.25%) ISEB
3 8 (1.00%) CISSP
3 8 (1.00%) CISA
3 8 (1.00%) CISM
4 7 (0.87%) CFA
5 6 (0.75%) PhD
6 5 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.62%) IIBA
6 5 (0.62%) CBAP
7 4 (0.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 4 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (0.50%) PMP
8 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.25%) CIMA
8 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.25%) CRISC
9 1 (0.12%) ACCA
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.36%) QA
2 37 (4.61%) MiFID
2 37 (4.61%) EMIR
3 31 (3.87%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (1.37%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.87%) COREP
6 6 (0.75%) AIFMD
6 6 (0.75%) CRD IV
6 6 (0.75%) FATCA
7 5 (0.62%) Basel III
8 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.37%) SLA
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.37%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 21 (2.62%) ITRS Geneos
2 18 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.75%) BladeLogic
4 8 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.50%) Control-M
7 2 (0.25%) Puppet
7 2 (0.25%) Netcool
7 2 (0.25%) OpenView
7 2 (0.25%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 116 (14.46%) Oracle
2 75 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.49%) Sybase
4 35 (4.36%) ION Trading
5 29 (3.62%) Murex
6 28 (3.49%) TIBCO
6 28 (3.49%) Bloomberg
7 25 (3.12%) HP
8 22 (2.74%) Charles River
9 19 (2.37%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.75%) eSpeed
11 13 (1.62%) Reuters
12 12 (1.50%) SimCorp
12 12 (1.50%) Splunk
13 11 (1.37%) Tradeweb
14 10 (1.25%) CA
14 10 (1.25%) SunGard
15 8 (1.00%) Fidessa
15 8 (1.00%) Tableau
16 7 (0.87%) MarketAxess
West London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £388.30 - £425.29 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago