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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 93 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 497 671 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.05% 2.71% 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.71% 8.34% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 548 612
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 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
7403 8044 8234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.56% 32.47% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4914 5528 5613
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 170 219
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 -16 159 £575 - 64
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 471 (49.27%) Front Office
2 396 (41.42%) Banking
3 345 (36.09%) SQL
4 324 (33.89%) Finance
5 313 (32.74%) Derivative
6 286 (29.92%) Investment Banking
7 241 (25.21%) Java
8 228 (23.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 199 (20.82%) C#
10 169 (17.68%) C++
11 163 (17.05%) UNIX
11 163 (17.05%) Equities
12 145 (15.17%) Oracle
13 129 (13.49%) Multithreading
14 119 (12.45%) Low Latency
15 118 (12.34%) SQL Server
16 114 (11.92%) Linux
17 106 (11.09%) Windows
17 106 (11.09%) Python
18 102 (10.67%) .NET
19 97 (10.15%) Degree
20 95 (9.94%) TIBCO
21 93 (9.73%) Electronic Trading
22 91 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
23 90 (9.41%) Asset Management
24 83 (8.68%) VBA
25 82 (8.58%) TDD
26 78 (8.16%) XML
27 77 (8.05%) Analytics
28 75 (7.85%) Back Office

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (1.15%) Apache
3 9 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.52%) AquaLogic
5 5 (0.52%) Confluence
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.31%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.21%) Mule
8 2 (0.21%) MTS
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.10%) Node.js
9 1 (0.10%) IIS
9 1 (0.10%) CMS
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.10%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 43 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.57%) MS Office
3 11 (1.15%) MS Project
4 10 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (3.97%) ION MarketView
2 20 (2.09%) RMDS
3 12 (1.26%) LatentZero
4 7 (0.73%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.52%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (0.42%) Summit
6 4 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
8 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.10%) LongView
9 1 (0.10%) Findur
9 1 (0.10%) Global One
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.10%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.10%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.10%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.35%) Firewall
2 25 (2.62%) Multicast
3 8 (0.84%) Internet
4 7 (0.73%) SAN
5 6 (0.63%) Intranet
6 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.42%) FTP
7 4 (0.42%) HTTP
8 3 (0.31%) Network Security
9 2 (0.21%) SSH
9 2 (0.21%) LDAP
9 2 (0.21%) SSL
10 1 (0.10%) LAN
10 1 (0.10%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.10%) NAS
10 1 (0.10%) AMQP
10 1 (0.10%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 34 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (1.88%) KDB
6 16 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.26%) MS Access
8 10 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.05%) Big Data
9 9 (0.94%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.73%) OLAP
11 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.52%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.42%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 35 (3.66%) JUnit
2 19 (1.99%) Maven
3 17 (1.78%) Subversion
4 15 (1.57%) JIRA
4 15 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.57%) Mockito
5 12 (1.26%) FitNesse
6 11 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.05%) Selenium
7 10 (1.05%) Ant
7 10 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.05%) NUnit
8 9 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (0.94%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.84%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.73%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.63%) jMock
12 5 (0.52%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.42%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.42%) Gradle
General
1 471 (49.27%) Front Office
2 396 (41.42%) Banking
3 324 (33.89%) Finance
4 286 (29.92%) Investment Banking
5 75 (7.85%) Back Office
6 33 (3.45%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.94%) Retail
8 6 (0.63%) Legal
9 4 (0.42%) Publishing
9 4 (0.42%) Games
9 4 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
10 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.31%) Marketing
10 3 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 407 (42.57%) Developer
2 297 (31.07%) Analyst
3 182 (19.04%) Business Analyst
4 147 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 85 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 57 (5.96%) C++ Developer
7 54 (5.65%) Applications Support
7 54 (5.65%) Project Manager
8 49 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 40 (4.18%) Senior Developer
10 36 (3.77%) Quantitative Developer
11 34 (3.56%) SQL Developer
12 25 (2.62%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 24 (2.51%) Python Developer
13 24 (2.51%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 24 (2.51%) VBA Developer
14 23 (2.41%) Front Office Developer
14 23 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (2.30%) Data Analyst
16 21 (2.20%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (10.67%) .NET
2 78 (8.16%) XML
3 73 (7.64%) Spring
4 53 (5.54%) WPF
5 50 (5.23%) Rendezvous
6 40 (4.18%) HTML
6 40 (4.18%) WCF
7 39 (4.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 36 (3.77%) STL
9 35 (3.66%) Hibernate
10 34 (3.56%) Middleware
11 23 (2.41%) WinForms
11 23 (2.41%) JMS
12 21 (2.20%) Web Services
12 21 (2.20%) HTML5
12 21 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
13 19 (1.99%) FpML
14 17 (1.78%) Java EE
15 14 (1.46%) ASP.NET
16 13 (1.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 313 (32.74%) Derivative
2 228 (23.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 163 (17.05%) Equities
4 62 (6.49%) Credit Derivative
5 38 (3.97%) Credit Risk
6 35 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 33 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
8 28 (2.93%) Management Information System
9 27 (2.82%) Reference Data
10 24 (2.51%) Market Risk
11 23 (2.41%) Hedge funds
12 18 (1.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 18 (1.88%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.57%) Grid Computing
14 8 (0.84%) iPad
15 7 (0.73%) EMC Centera
15 7 (0.73%) Economics
16 6 (0.63%) Physics
17 5 (0.52%) Statistics
17 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 163 (17.05%) UNIX
2 114 (11.92%) Linux
3 106 (11.09%) Windows
4 27 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (2.09%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.05%) Windows XP
7 9 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.31%) 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
1 129 (13.49%) Multithreading
2 119 (12.45%) Low Latency
3 93 (9.73%) Electronic Trading
4 91 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (9.41%) Asset Management
6 82 (8.58%) TDD
7 77 (8.05%) Analytics
8 74 (7.74%) Risk Management
9 70 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 67 (7.01%) Project Management
11 61 (6.38%) Investment Management
12 53 (5.54%) Change Management
13 46 (4.81%) Migration
13 46 (4.81%) OO
13 46 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (4.71%) Data Analysis
15 42 (4.39%) Fund Management
16 35 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (3.56%) Scrum
18 33 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 345 (36.09%) SQL
2 241 (25.21%) Java
3 199 (20.82%) C#
4 169 (17.68%) C++
5 106 (11.09%) Python
6 83 (8.68%) VBA
7 72 (7.53%) Perl
8 32 (3.35%) JavaScript
9 24 (2.51%) PL/SQL
9 24 (2.51%) VB
9 24 (2.51%) Scala
10 18 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 18 (1.88%) VC++
11 9 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.84%) Korn
12 8 (0.84%) C
13 7 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.52%) XAML
14 5 (0.52%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (10.15%) Degree
2 7 (0.73%) PhD
3 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.52%) ISEB
4 5 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.42%) CFA
5 4 (0.42%) CIMA
6 3 (0.31%) CISSP
6 3 (0.31%) 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 (0.10%) MBA
8 1 (0.10%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.10%) GIAC
8 1 (0.10%) GCIA
8 1 (0.10%) MCP
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.10%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.71%) EMIR
2 41 (4.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 34 (3.56%) QA
4 10 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.94%) Basel III
6 6 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.42%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.42%) Basel II
8 2 (0.21%) MiFID
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.10%) FATCA
9 1 (0.10%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) NFS
4 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (1.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.73%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.42%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.42%) Control-M
5 2 (0.21%) Puppet
5 2 (0.21%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.10%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
6 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 145 (15.17%) Oracle
2 95 (9.94%) TIBCO
3 74 (7.74%) Sybase
4 72 (7.53%) Microsoft
5 65 (6.80%) ION Trading
6 53 (5.54%) Bloomberg
7 52 (5.44%) Reuters
8 38 (3.97%) MarketAxess
9 29 (3.03%) Charles River
10 28 (2.93%) Red Hat
11 27 (2.82%) eSpeed
12 25 (2.62%) thinkFolio
13 18 (1.88%) Tableau
14 13 (1.36%) Tradeweb
14 13 (1.36%) Murex
15 12 (1.26%) Fidessa
15 12 (1.26%) DataSynapse
16 11 (1.15%) HP
17 10 (1.05%) JBoss
18 8 (0.84%) Calypso
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £620 - £720 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago