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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 91 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 520 694 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.10% 3.16% 2.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.72% 9.61% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 583 599
Average daily rate £600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.00%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7734 7218 8733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.25% 32.84% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5452 5033 5839
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 169 227
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.80 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 217 £600 +9.09% 65
Docklands, London 0 7 £500 - 1
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 420 (45.36%) Front Office
2 405 (43.74%) Banking
3 363 (39.20%) Finance
4 327 (35.31%) Derivative
5 315 (34.02%) Investment Banking
6 275 (29.70%) SQL
7 223 (24.08%) Java
8 219 (23.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 208 (22.46%) Equities
10 188 (20.30%) C#
11 184 (19.87%) C++
12 139 (15.01%) UNIX
13 132 (14.25%) Oracle
14 125 (13.50%) SQL Server
15 124 (13.39%) Windows
16 118 (12.74%) .NET
17 116 (12.53%) Multithreading
18 109 (11.77%) Python
19 105 (11.34%) Asset Management
20 100 (10.80%) Perl
21 95 (10.26%) Project Management
22 91 (9.83%) Linux
22 91 (9.83%) Degree
23 89 (9.61%) Analytics
24 88 (9.50%) Low Latency
25 86 (9.29%) Business Analysis
26 83 (8.96%) Risk Management
27 81 (8.75%) Back Office
27 81 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
28 80 (8.64%) Electronic Trading

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (2.92%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 8 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (0.65%) GemFire
5 5 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.43%) Apache
6 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.32%) Confluence
7 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.32%) AquaLogic
7 3 (0.32%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.22%) MTS
8 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.11%) Mule
9 1 (0.11%) Jetty
Applications
1 38 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.16%) MS Office
4 17 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.97%) MS Project
6 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.24%) ION MarketView
2 18 (1.94%) Markit EDM
3 13 (1.40%) LatentZero
4 10 (1.08%) Summit
5 8 (0.86%) RMDS
6 4 (0.43%) Capstone
6 4 (0.43%) Tesseract
7 3 (0.32%) Minerva
8 2 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.11%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
9 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.11%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.56%) Firewall
2 30 (3.24%) Multicast
3 7 (0.76%) SAN
4 6 (0.65%) Internet
5 4 (0.43%) LDAP
6 3 (0.32%) FTP
6 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.22%) HTTP
7 2 (0.22%) Intranet
7 2 (0.22%) Network Security
7 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.11%) NAS
8 1 (0.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (2.48%) Relational Database
4 18 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.84%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.40%) KDB
8 11 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.86%) DB2
12 6 (0.65%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.65%) Data Mart
13 5 (0.54%) Big Data
13 5 (0.54%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.54%) MS Access
14 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (3.46%) JUnit
2 20 (2.16%) JIRA
2 20 (2.16%) Maven
3 18 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.84%) Ant
5 16 (1.73%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.51%) Mockito
7 8 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.76%) Subversion
9 6 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.43%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.43%) jMock
10 4 (0.43%) NUnit
11 3 (0.32%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.32%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.22%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.22%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.22%) Selenium
12 2 (0.22%) Gradle
General
1 420 (45.36%) Front Office
2 405 (43.74%) Banking
3 363 (39.20%) Finance
4 315 (34.02%) Investment Banking
5 81 (8.75%) Back Office
6 50 (5.40%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.62%) Retail
8 9 (0.97%) General Ledger
9 8 (0.86%) Legal
10 6 (0.65%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Games
11 2 (0.22%) German Language
11 2 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 337 (36.39%) Developer
2 293 (31.64%) Analyst
3 209 (22.57%) Business Analyst
4 102 (11.02%) Java Developer
5 89 (9.61%) Project Manager
6 84 (9.07%) C# Developer
7 73 (7.88%) C++ Developer
8 54 (5.83%) Applications Support
9 41 (4.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 37 (4.00%) Support Analyst
11 32 (3.46%) Architect
12 29 (3.13%) Senior Developer
12 29 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
13 27 (2.92%) Banking Business Analyst
14 24 (2.59%) Support Engineer
15 23 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (2.38%) Data Architect
17 21 (2.27%) Front Office Developer
17 21 (2.27%) .NET Developer
17 21 (2.27%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (12.74%) .NET
2 64 (6.91%) Spring
3 63 (6.80%) WPF
4 53 (5.72%) WCF
5 43 (4.64%) Rendezvous
6 42 (4.54%) Middleware
7 35 (3.78%) WinForms
7 35 (3.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 32 (3.46%) JMS
9 31 (3.35%) Hibernate
10 28 (3.02%) XML
11 25 (2.70%) STL
12 18 (1.94%) HTML
13 16 (1.73%) ASP.NET
14 13 (1.40%) HTML5
14 13 (1.40%) J2EE
15 12 (1.30%) Web Services
16 11 (1.19%) CSS
17 9 (0.97%) Java EE
17 9 (0.97%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 327 (35.31%) Derivative
2 219 (23.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 208 (22.46%) Equities
4 65 (7.02%) Credit Derivative
5 59 (6.37%) Credit Risk
6 37 (4.00%) Grid Computing
7 35 (3.78%) Equity Derivative
8 31 (3.35%) Computer Science
9 30 (3.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 28 (3.02%) Market Risk
11 26 (2.81%) Reference Data
12 19 (2.05%) Hedge funds
13 18 (1.94%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.40%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.97%) iPad
16 7 (0.76%) EMC Centera
17 6 (0.65%) PMI
17 6 (0.65%) Swaptions
18 5 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
18 5 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 139 (15.01%) UNIX
2 124 (13.39%) Windows
3 91 (9.83%) Linux
4 32 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.16%) Windows XP
7 9 (0.97%) Solaris
8 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.11%) Android
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (12.53%) Multithreading
2 105 (11.34%) Asset Management
3 95 (10.26%) Project Management
4 89 (9.61%) Analytics
5 88 (9.50%) Low Latency
6 86 (9.29%) Business Analysis
7 83 (8.96%) Risk Management
8 81 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (8.64%) Electronic Trading
10 69 (7.45%) Investment Management
11 59 (6.37%) Change Management
12 56 (6.05%) OO
13 47 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (4.75%) TDD
15 42 (4.54%) User Acceptance Testing
16 38 (4.10%) Fund Management
17 37 (4.00%) Scrum
18 35 (3.78%) Data Modelling
19 30 (3.24%) Capacity Management
20 28 (3.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 275 (29.70%) SQL
2 223 (24.08%) Java
3 188 (20.30%) C#
4 184 (19.87%) C++
5 109 (11.77%) Python
6 100 (10.80%) Perl
7 59 (6.37%) VBA
8 50 (5.40%) Scala
9 23 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.27%) VB
11 19 (2.05%) JavaScript
12 15 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.43%) C
14 4 (0.43%) Groovy
15 3 (0.32%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.32%) Korn
15 3 (0.32%) VC++
15 3 (0.32%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 91 (9.83%) Degree
2 15 (1.62%) ISEB
3 9 (0.97%) PhD
4 7 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.43%) CIMA
5 4 (0.43%) CISSP
5 4 (0.43%) IIBA
5 4 (0.43%) CBAP
6 2 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.22%) GIAC
6 2 (0.22%) CISM
6 2 (0.22%) ACCA
6 2 (0.22%) CNA
6 2 (0.22%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.22%) CFA
6 2 (0.22%) CISMP
6 2 (0.22%) GCIA
7 1 (0.11%) HND
7 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.97%) EMIR
2 44 (4.75%) Dodd-Frank
3 24 (2.59%) QA
4 17 (1.84%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.19%) Basel III
6 6 (0.65%) MiFID
7 4 (0.43%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.43%) FATCA
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) SLA
8 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) GCP
9 1 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (0.54%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.86%) Control-M
3 7 (0.76%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 132 (14.25%) Oracle
2 73 (7.88%) TIBCO
3 68 (7.34%) Bloomberg
4 65 (7.02%) Sybase
5 64 (6.91%) ION Trading
6 63 (6.80%) Microsoft
7 53 (5.72%) Reuters
8 38 (4.10%) MarketAxess
9 32 (3.46%) eSpeed
10 30 (3.24%) thinkFolio
10 30 (3.24%) Red Hat
11 20 (2.16%) Murex
12 19 (2.05%) DataSynapse
12 19 (2.05%) Charles River
13 16 (1.73%) HP
14 15 (1.62%) Fidessa
15 13 (1.40%) Tradeweb
15 13 (1.40%) Perforce
16 12 (1.30%) Calypso
17 9 (0.97%) JBoss
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £557 - £607 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £520 - £580 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £557 - £607 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 days ago