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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fixed Income
Rank 163 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -9
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 326 426 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 1.88% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 5.19% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 329 379
Median daily rate £600 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £676 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £95.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
UK excluding London median 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
8046 8215 8602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.49% 36.31% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5743 5646 6035
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 140 157
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.02 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Fixed Income as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 65 £591 +8.73% 46
Canary Wharf +4 1 £575 +12.19%
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 331 (49.85%) Finance
2 303 (45.63%) Front Office
3 270 (40.66%) Banking
4 218 (32.83%) Equities
5 216 (32.53%) Derivative
6 212 (31.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 195 (29.37%) Investment Banking
8 190 (28.61%) SQL
9 158 (23.80%) C#
10 142 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
11 136 (20.48%) Java
12 111 (16.72%) Electronic Trading
13 108 (16.27%) SQL Server
14 94 (14.16%) Asset Management
15 90 (13.55%) C++
16 87 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
17 85 (12.80%) Unix
18 76 (11.45%) Oracle
19 74 (11.14%) ION Trading
20 67 (10.09%) Python
21 66 (9.94%) TDD
22 65 (9.79%) Business Analysis
23 64 (9.64%) Linux
24 62 (9.34%) Project Management
25 60 (9.04%) Windows
26 59 (8.89%) VBA
26 59 (8.89%) .NET
26 59 (8.89%) Microsoft
27 53 (7.98%) HTML
28 52 (7.83%) Bloomberg

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (3.01%) Tomcat
2 6 (0.90%) IIS
3 5 (0.75%) Apache
3 5 (0.75%) Confluence
3 5 (0.75%) MQSeries
3 5 (0.75%) Mule
3 5 (0.75%) Node.js
3 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.60%) GemFire
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.30%) JBoss
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Jetty
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (1.66%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.36%) MS Project
6 5 (0.75%) MS Office
7 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 36 (5.42%) ION MarketView
2 34 (5.12%) RMDS
3 13 (1.96%) thinkFolio
4 12 (1.81%) SimCorp Dimension
5 11 (1.66%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.60%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.45%) Eikon
7 3 (0.45%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.45%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.45%) Summit
8 2 (0.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.30%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.15%) Global One
9 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.15%) Kondor
9 1 (0.15%) Minerva
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.45%) Trello
2 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.66%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.36%) Intranet
3 8 (1.20%) Firewall
4 5 (0.75%) Internet
4 5 (0.75%) LAN
4 5 (0.75%) Network Security
5 4 (0.60%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.45%) DNS
6 3 (0.45%) FTP
6 3 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.45%) Multicast
6 3 (0.45%) NGN
6 3 (0.45%) WAN
7 2 (0.30%) DWDM
7 2 (0.30%) HTTP
7 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.30%) Packet Switching
7 2 (0.30%) SAN
7 2 (0.30%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.11%) KDB
6 9 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.05%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.75%) Big Data
10 5 (0.75%) MS Access
11 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (4.37%) JIRA
2 28 (4.22%) Visual Studio
3 25 (3.77%) NUnit
4 15 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (1.96%) JUnit
5 13 (1.96%) Subversion
6 12 (1.81%) Selenium
6 12 (1.81%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.66%) HP UFT
7 11 (1.66%) Maven
8 10 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.05%) Axure RP
9 7 (1.05%) Bower
9 7 (1.05%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.05%) Mockito
10 6 (0.90%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.90%) ClearQuest
10 6 (0.90%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.75%) JMeter
11 5 (0.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 331 (49.85%) Finance
2 303 (45.63%) Front Office
3 270 (40.66%) Banking
4 195 (29.37%) Investment Banking
5 52 (7.83%) Financial Institution
6 46 (6.93%) Retail
7 45 (6.78%) Back Office
8 11 (1.66%) Legal
9 10 (1.51%) Marketing
10 5 (0.75%) Advertising
11 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.45%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 285 (42.92%) Developer
2 206 (31.02%) Analyst
3 110 (16.57%) Business Analyst
4 92 (13.86%) Java Developer
5 77 (11.60%) C# Developer
6 48 (7.23%) Front Office Developer
7 43 (6.48%) Senior Developer
8 42 (6.33%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 40 (6.02%) C++ Developer
9 40 (6.02%) Project Manager
10 37 (5.57%) Quantitative Developer
11 33 (4.97%) SQL Developer
12 31 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
12 31 (4.67%) Support Analyst
13 30 (4.52%) Applications Support
14 28 (4.22%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
15 26 (3.92%) Data Analyst
15 26 (3.92%) WPF Developer
16 25 (3.77%) .NET Developer
16 25 (3.77%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.89%) .NET
2 53 (7.98%) HTML
3 49 (7.38%) WPF
4 43 (6.48%) FIX Protocol
5 41 (6.17%) XML
6 39 (5.87%) AngularJS
6 39 (5.87%) Spring
7 37 (5.57%) Rendezvous
8 32 (4.82%) HTML5
9 19 (2.86%) Spring Integration
10 18 (2.71%) FpML
11 17 (2.56%) CSS
12 16 (2.41%) Web Services
13 15 (2.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 15 (2.26%) J2EE
13 15 (2.26%) STL
14 13 (1.96%) React
14 13 (1.96%) REST
15 11 (1.66%) JMS
15 11 (1.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 218 (32.83%) Equities
2 216 (32.53%) Derivative
3 212 (31.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 87 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (7.08%) User Experience
6 44 (6.63%) Credit Derivative
7 33 (4.97%) Equity Derivative
8 28 (4.22%) Market Risk
9 23 (3.46%) Credit Risk
10 22 (3.31%) OTC Derivatives
11 20 (3.01%) Hedge funds
11 20 (3.01%) Management Information System
12 19 (2.86%) Mathematics
13 17 (2.56%) Computer Science
13 17 (2.56%) Reference Data
14 16 (2.41%) SWIFT
15 13 (1.96%) Data Structures
16 12 (1.81%) Data Centre
16 12 (1.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 11 (1.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 85 (12.80%) Unix
2 64 (9.64%) Linux
3 60 (9.04%) Windows
4 19 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.51%) Solaris
6 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (16.72%) Electronic Trading
3 94 (14.16%) Asset Management
4 66 (9.94%) TDD
5 65 (9.79%) Business Analysis
6 62 (9.34%) Project Management
7 51 (7.68%) OO
8 50 (7.53%) Multithreading
8 50 (7.53%) Risk Management
9 49 (7.38%) Low Latency
9 49 (7.38%) SDLC
10 47 (7.08%) Migration
10 47 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 45 (6.78%) Analytics
12 36 (5.42%) Scrum
13 35 (5.27%) MVVM
14 33 (4.97%) Data Modelling
15 32 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (4.67%) Data Analysis
16 31 (4.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 190 (28.61%) SQL
2 158 (23.80%) C#
3 136 (20.48%) Java
4 90 (13.55%) C++
5 67 (10.09%) Python
6 59 (8.89%) VBA
7 38 (5.72%) Shell Script
8 29 (4.37%) Perl
9 27 (4.07%) JavaScript
10 26 (3.92%) VB
11 25 (3.77%) PowerShell
11 25 (3.77%) T-SQL
12 23 (3.46%) XAML
13 14 (2.11%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.51%) MATLAB
15 9 (1.36%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.36%) VB6
16 7 (1.05%) Scala
17 5 (0.75%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (6.17%) Degree
2 12 (1.81%) PMI Certification
3 10 (1.51%) PhD
4 8 (1.20%) PMP
5 5 (0.75%) CISM
5 5 (0.75%) CISSP
5 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.60%) ISEB
6 4 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.45%) APMP
7 3 (0.45%) CCA
7 3 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.45%) CNA
7 3 (0.45%) GCIA
7 3 (0.45%) GCIH
7 3 (0.45%) GIAC
7 3 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (0.45%) Novell Certification
7 3 (0.45%) SANS
8 2 (0.30%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.52%) QA
2 23 (3.46%) MiFID
3 8 (1.20%) EMIR
4 7 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.45%) SLA
6 2 (0.30%) Basel III
6 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.15%) COREP
7 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.15%) FATCA
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (0.75%) Docker
2 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.45%) XenApp
3 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) NFS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.05%) Control-M
3 5 (0.75%) Puppet
4 3 (0.45%) Ansible
4 3 (0.45%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.45%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.45%) Nagios
4 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.30%) Kibana
5 2 (0.30%) logstash
5 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.15%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.15%) OpenView
6 1 (0.15%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 76 (11.45%) Oracle
2 74 (11.14%) ION Trading
3 59 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 52 (7.83%) Bloomberg
5 45 (6.78%) TIBCO
6 44 (6.63%) Murex
6 44 (6.63%) Reuters
7 42 (6.33%) Sybase
8 25 (3.77%) Calypso
9 19 (2.86%) Charles River
10 17 (2.56%) Alteryx
10 17 (2.56%) Tableau
11 14 (2.11%) Fidessa
11 14 (2.11%) HP
11 14 (2.11%) SimCorp
12 12 (1.81%) SunGard
13 11 (1.66%) Adobe
13 11 (1.66%) DataSynapse
14 7 (1.05%) Algorithmics
15 6 (0.90%) Informatica
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