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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 113 107 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -50
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 417 476 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.84% 2.04% 3.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.15% 5.42% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 390 613
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £95.00 £50.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +185.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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
8096 8781 8631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.79% 37.59% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5569 6173 5878
Average daily rate £463 £450 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.76%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 152 197
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.45 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -31 96 £544 -5.43% 35
Docklands, London -1 6 £650 +44.44%
Canary Wharf -10 3 £513 -31.66%
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 380 (43.18%) Front Office
2 354 (40.23%) Banking
3 353 (40.11%) SQL
4 334 (37.95%) Finance
5 260 (29.55%) Derivative
6 240 (27.27%) Investment Banking
7 222 (25.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 214 (24.32%) Equities
9 198 (22.50%) Java
10 184 (20.91%) C#
11 140 (15.91%) C++
12 139 (15.80%) SQL Server
13 133 (15.11%) UNIX
14 131 (14.89%) Oracle
15 129 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
16 112 (12.73%) .NET
17 109 (12.39%) Linux
18 106 (12.05%) Windows
18 106 (12.05%) Python
19 105 (11.93%) Business Analysis
20 101 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
21 97 (11.02%) Electronic Trading
22 88 (10.00%) Asset Management
23 78 (8.86%) VBA
24 74 (8.41%) Multithreading
25 65 (7.39%) Degree
25 65 (7.39%) Project Management
25 65 (7.39%) Microsoft
26 64 (7.27%) ION Trading
27 63 (7.16%) Low Latency

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (2.95%) Apache
2 23 (2.61%) IIS
3 22 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.48%) MTS
5 12 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.68%) Lightstreamer
9 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.34%) Node.js
11 3 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.23%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.23%) SmartSockets
12 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.11%) GemFire
13 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 53 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.36%) MS Project
4 9 (1.02%) MS Office
5 4 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.34%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (6.48%) ION MarketView
2 35 (3.98%) thinkFolio
3 14 (1.59%) LatentZero
3 14 (1.59%) Markit EDM
4 12 (1.36%) Front Arena
5 10 (1.14%) RMDS
6 9 (1.02%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.45%) Tesseract
7 4 (0.45%) Minerva
7 4 (0.45%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 3 (0.34%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.23%) Summit
10 1 (0.11%) BondVision
10 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.11%) Algo Collateral
10 1 (0.11%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.00%) Firewall
2 13 (1.48%) Multicast
3 9 (1.02%) HTTP
3 9 (1.02%) VPN
4 8 (0.91%) Internet
5 6 (0.68%) Intranet
6 5 (0.57%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.45%) SSL
8 3 (0.34%) FTP
8 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.34%) LDAP
8 3 (0.34%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (4.20%) Oracle Database
4 27 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.27%) MS Access
7 19 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.70%) Big Data
9 15 (1.70%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (1.59%) QlikView
11 13 (1.48%) KDB
11 13 (1.48%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.02%) MySQL
14 9 (1.02%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (5.45%) Subversion
2 32 (3.64%) JIRA
3 29 (3.30%) Git (software)
4 27 (3.07%) Visual Studio
5 25 (2.84%) Maven
5 25 (2.84%) Gradle
5 25 (2.84%) Jenkins
6 21 (2.39%) Ant
7 20 (2.27%) TeamCity
8 19 (2.16%) Mercurial
8 19 (2.16%) MSBuild
9 17 (1.93%) NUnit
10 8 (0.91%) Selenium
10 8 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (0.91%) ClearCase
11 7 (0.80%) JUnit
12 6 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (0.68%) CppUnit
12 6 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 380 (43.18%) Front Office
2 354 (40.23%) Banking
3 334 (37.95%) Finance
4 240 (27.27%) Investment Banking
5 59 (6.70%) Back Office
6 37 (4.20%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.05%) Retail
8 12 (1.36%) Legal
9 10 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (0.80%) Marketing
11 4 (0.45%) French Language
11 4 (0.45%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 340 (38.64%) Developer
2 321 (36.48%) Analyst
3 159 (18.07%) Business Analyst
4 88 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 85 (9.66%) Applications Support
6 75 (8.52%) Support Analyst
6 75 (8.52%) Java Developer
7 68 (7.73%) Project Manager
8 66 (7.50%) C++ Developer
9 47 (5.34%) Senior Developer
10 45 (5.11%) Applications Support Analyst
11 32 (3.64%) Data Analyst
12 27 (3.07%) Technical Analyst
13 24 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (2.61%) SQL Developer
15 20 (2.27%) C++/C# Developer
15 20 (2.27%) Banking Business Analyst
16 18 (2.05%) IT Project Manager
17 17 (1.93%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 17 (1.93%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (12.73%) .NET
2 56 (6.36%) WPF
3 46 (5.23%) XML
4 44 (5.00%) WCF
5 43 (4.89%) FIX Protocol
6 41 (4.66%) Rendezvous
6 41 (4.66%) Middleware
7 31 (3.52%) STL
8 30 (3.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 26 (2.95%) HTML
10 22 (2.50%) Web Services
11 19 (2.16%) Django
12 17 (1.93%) HTML5
13 15 (1.70%) AngularJS
13 15 (1.70%) WinForms
13 15 (1.70%) Spring
13 15 (1.70%) jQuery
14 11 (1.25%) ASP.NET
14 11 (1.25%) CSS
15 10 (1.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 260 (29.55%) Derivative
2 222 (25.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 214 (24.32%) Equities
4 101 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 28 (3.18%) Equity Derivative
7 25 (2.84%) Credit Derivative
8 24 (2.73%) Hedge funds
9 21 (2.39%) Credit Risk
10 19 (2.16%) Management Information System
10 19 (2.16%) Market Risk
11 18 (2.05%) Computer Science
12 17 (1.93%) Reference Data
13 14 (1.59%) Grid Computing
13 14 (1.59%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.48%) Visualisation
15 12 (1.36%) Eurex
16 11 (1.25%) SWIFT
16 11 (1.25%) Mathematics
17 9 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 133 (15.11%) UNIX
2 109 (12.39%) Linux
3 106 (12.05%) Windows
4 33 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.34%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.11%) Android
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (11.93%) Business Analysis
3 97 (11.02%) Electronic Trading
4 88 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 74 (8.41%) Multithreading
6 65 (7.39%) Project Management
7 63 (7.16%) Low Latency
8 57 (6.48%) Risk Management
9 56 (6.36%) OO
10 52 (5.91%) Investment Management
11 51 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 49 (5.57%) TDD
12 49 (5.57%) Analytics
13 47 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (5.00%) Change Management
15 43 (4.89%) Data Analysis
16 42 (4.77%) Data Modelling
17 41 (4.66%) SDLC
18 40 (4.55%) E-Commerce
19 38 (4.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 353 (40.11%) SQL
2 198 (22.50%) Java
3 184 (20.91%) C#
4 140 (15.91%) C++
5 106 (12.05%) Python
6 78 (8.86%) VBA
7 59 (6.70%) Perl
8 31 (3.52%) JavaScript
9 23 (2.61%) Bash Shell
10 21 (2.39%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.93%) Scala
13 16 (1.82%) C
14 13 (1.48%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.02%) Korn
16 8 (0.91%) VBScript
16 8 (0.91%) VB
17 6 (0.68%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.68%) R
18 4 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (7.39%) Degree
2 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (0.57%) CFA
3 2 (0.23%) ISEB
3 2 (0.23%) CISSP
3 2 (0.23%) PhD
3 2 (0.23%) CISA
3 2 (0.23%) CISM
4 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.11%) PMP
4 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.11%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.55%) QA
2 19 (2.16%) EMIR
3 16 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 14 (1.59%) MiFID
5 7 (0.80%) FATCA
6 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.34%) COREP
7 3 (0.34%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.23%) Basel III
9 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.11%) UCITS
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.11%) vSphere
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 41 (4.66%) ITRS Geneos
2 22 (2.50%) BladeLogic
3 18 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (1.14%) Control-M
5 5 (0.57%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.23%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.23%) OpenView
6 2 (0.23%) Netcool
7 1 (0.11%) Puppet
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 131 (14.89%) Oracle
2 65 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 64 (7.27%) ION Trading
4 60 (6.82%) Sybase
5 49 (5.57%) TIBCO
6 36 (4.09%) Bloomberg
7 34 (3.86%) Red Hat
8 25 (2.84%) Murex
9 22 (2.50%) Tableau
10 21 (2.39%) Reuters
11 20 (2.27%) Charles River
12 16 (1.82%) eSpeed
13 15 (1.70%) Tradeweb
14 14 (1.59%) HP
14 14 (1.59%) Splunk
15 13 (1.48%) MarketAxess
16 10 (1.14%) Alteryx
17 9 (1.02%) SunGard
17 9 (1.02%) SimCorp
18 8 (0.91%) Fidessa
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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