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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 107 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -2
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 460 719 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.96% 2.96% 2.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.39% 9.10% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 591 639
Average daily rate
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£575 £555 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £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 2
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7194 7905 8190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.57% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4832 5441 5518
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
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 141 174 209
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
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 29 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 29 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 -17 157 £575 - 52
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 462 (49.31%) Front Office
2 378 (40.34%) Banking
3 327 (34.90%) Finance
4 321 (34.26%) SQL
5 320 (34.15%) Derivative
6 276 (29.46%) Investment Banking
7 241 (25.72%) Java
8 219 (23.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 192 (20.49%) C++
10 183 (19.53%) C#
10 183 (19.53%) Equities
11 159 (16.97%) UNIX
12 128 (13.66%) SQL Server
13 127 (13.55%) Multithreading
14 123 (13.13%) Oracle
15 118 (12.59%) Low Latency
16 109 (11.63%) Linux
17 105 (11.21%) Python
18 103 (10.99%) Windows
19 102 (10.89%) .NET
20 100 (10.67%) Asset Management
21 90 (9.61%) Degree
21 90 (9.61%) Electronic Trading
22 87 (9.28%) VBA
22 87 (9.28%) TIBCO
23 86 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
24 84 (8.96%) Risk Management
25 79 (8.43%) Sybase
26 78 (8.32%) Perl
27 77 (8.22%) Analytics

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 18 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (1.17%) Apache
3 8 (0.85%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.53%) AquaLogic
5 5 (0.53%) Confluence
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.32%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.32%) GemFire
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.21%) Mule
8 2 (0.21%) MTS
9 1 (0.11%) IIS
9 1 (0.11%) CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.11%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.71%) MS Office
3 9 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.85%) MS Project
5 7 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (3.95%) ION MarketView
2 16 (1.71%) RMDS
3 13 (1.39%) LatentZero
4 12 (1.28%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.53%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.43%) Summit
6 4 (0.43%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
8 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.11%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.11%) LongView
9 1 (0.11%) Findur
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.99%) Firewall
2 22 (2.35%) Multicast
3 8 (0.85%) Internet
4 7 (0.75%) SAN
5 6 (0.64%) Intranet
6 5 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.43%) FTP
7 4 (0.43%) HTTP
8 3 (0.32%) Network Security
9 2 (0.21%) LDAP
9 2 (0.21%) SSL
10 1 (0.11%) LAN
10 1 (0.11%) WAN
10 1 (0.11%) NAS
10 1 (0.11%) AMQP
10 1 (0.11%) BGP
10 1 (0.11%) SSH
10 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 32 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.81%) KDB
7 15 (1.60%) MS Access
8 14 (1.49%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.07%) Big Data
11 8 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.85%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.75%) OLAP
13 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.53%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.53%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (3.84%) JUnit
2 21 (2.24%) Maven
3 20 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 18 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.81%) Ant
5 17 (1.81%) Subversion
6 16 (1.71%) JIRA
7 15 (1.60%) Mockito
8 11 (1.17%) NUnit
9 10 (1.07%) FitNesse
10 9 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (0.85%) Selenium
11 8 (0.85%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.75%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.75%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.64%) jMock
14 4 (0.43%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.43%) Git (software)
14 4 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 462 (49.31%) Front Office
2 378 (40.34%) Banking
3 327 (34.90%) Finance
4 276 (29.46%) Investment Banking
5 72 (7.68%) Back Office
6 33 (3.52%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.07%) Retail
8 6 (0.64%) Legal
9 4 (0.43%) Publishing
10 3 (0.32%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Games
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Marketing
12 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 384 (40.98%) Developer
2 296 (31.59%) Analyst
3 181 (19.32%) Business Analyst
4 136 (14.51%) Java Developer
5 75 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 68 (7.26%) C++ Developer
7 55 (5.87%) Project Manager
8 51 (5.44%) Support Analyst
8 51 (5.44%) Applications Support
9 39 (4.16%) Quantitative Developer
10 37 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 34 (3.63%) SQL Developer
12 29 (3.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 27 (2.88%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 24 (2.56%) Python Developer
14 24 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (2.35%) Front Office Developer
16 19 (2.03%) Test Analyst
16 19 (2.03%) Banking Business Analyst
17 18 (1.92%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (10.89%) .NET
2 68 (7.26%) Spring
3 57 (6.08%) XML
4 46 (4.91%) Rendezvous
5 44 (4.70%) WPF
6 43 (4.59%) WCF
6 43 (4.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 34 (3.63%) STL
8 33 (3.52%) Middleware
9 31 (3.31%) HTML
10 29 (3.09%) Hibernate
11 25 (2.67%) JMS
12 23 (2.45%) WinForms
13 21 (2.24%) FIX Protocol
14 17 (1.81%) Java EE
14 17 (1.81%) Web Services
15 16 (1.71%) HTML5
16 15 (1.60%) FpML
17 13 (1.39%) ASP.NET
17 13 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 320 (34.15%) Derivative
2 219 (23.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 183 (19.53%) Equities
4 46 (4.91%) Credit Derivative
5 43 (4.59%) Credit Risk
6 36 (3.84%) Equity Derivative
7 34 (3.63%) Computer Science
8 27 (2.88%) Reference Data
9 26 (2.77%) Market Risk
10 24 (2.56%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.81%) Grid Computing
12 16 (1.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 16 (1.71%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.71%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.07%) iPad
14 7 (0.75%) EMC Centera
15 6 (0.64%) Economics
16 5 (0.53%) Physics
17 4 (0.43%) Wiki
17 4 (0.43%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 159 (16.97%) UNIX
2 109 (11.63%) Linux
3 103 (10.99%) Windows
4 24 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (2.45%) Windows 7
6 17 (1.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.21%) Solaris
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.21%) SUSE
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (13.55%) Multithreading
2 118 (12.59%) Low Latency
3 100 (10.67%) Asset Management
4 90 (9.61%) Electronic Trading
5 86 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (8.96%) Risk Management
7 77 (8.22%) Analytics
8 69 (7.36%) TDD
9 68 (7.26%) Business Analysis
10 66 (7.04%) Investment Management
11 63 (6.72%) Project Management
12 52 (5.55%) Migration
13 50 (5.34%) Change Management
13 50 (5.34%) Fund Management
14 49 (5.23%) OO
15 46 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 42 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (3.52%) Data Analysis
17 33 (3.52%) Portfolio Management
18 31 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 321 (34.26%) SQL
2 241 (25.72%) Java
3 192 (20.49%) C++
4 183 (19.53%) C#
5 105 (11.21%) Python
6 87 (9.28%) VBA
7 78 (8.32%) Perl
8 41 (4.38%) Scala
9 27 (2.88%) JavaScript
10 25 (2.67%) VB
11 22 (2.35%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.92%) VC++
14 9 (0.96%) C
14 9 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.85%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.75%) Korn
17 5 (0.53%) Bourne shell
18 4 (0.43%) Groovy
18 4 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (9.61%) Degree
2 10 (1.07%) PhD
3 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.53%) ISEB
4 5 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.43%) CFA
5 4 (0.43%) CIMA
6 3 (0.32%) CISSP
6 3 (0.32%) MCSE
7 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.21%) ACCA
7 2 (0.21%) CISA
8 1 (0.11%) MBA
8 1 (0.11%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.11%) GIAC
8 1 (0.11%) GCIA
8 1 (0.11%) MCP
8 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.11%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.48%) EMIR
2 37 (3.95%) Dodd-Frank
3 33 (3.52%) QA
4 12 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.96%) Basel III
6 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.43%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.32%) Basel II
9 2 (0.21%) MiFID
10 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.11%) FATCA
10 1 (0.11%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) NFS
3 2 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
2 11 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.43%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.43%) Control-M
5 3 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.21%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (0.21%) Puppet
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 123 (13.13%) Oracle
2 87 (9.28%) TIBCO
3 79 (8.43%) Sybase
4 75 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 67 (7.15%) ION Trading
6 61 (6.51%) Bloomberg
7 47 (5.02%) Reuters
8 33 (3.52%) Charles River
8 33 (3.52%) MarketAxess
9 31 (3.31%) thinkFolio
10 25 (2.67%) Red Hat
11 23 (2.45%) eSpeed
12 15 (1.60%) Perforce
13 13 (1.39%) Fidessa
13 13 (1.39%) HP
14 12 (1.28%) Murex
14 12 (1.28%) Tradeweb
14 12 (1.28%) DataSynapse
14 12 (1.28%) Tableau
15 10 (1.07%) JBoss
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago