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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 111 103 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 397 432 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.92% 1.98% 2.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.43% 5.27% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 367 401
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
7305 8191 7426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.32% 37.47% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5142 5616 5213
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 160 188
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £13.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 January 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 29 January 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 -35 93 £575 - 55
Canary Wharf +12 3 £525 +5.00%
Docklands, London +9 2 £523 +3.20% 1
Mayfair - - - -
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 402 (48.67%) Front Office
2 358 (43.34%) Banking
3 343 (41.53%) SQL
4 294 (35.59%) Finance
5 274 (33.17%) Derivative
6 216 (26.15%) C#
6 216 (26.15%) Investment Banking
7 212 (25.67%) Java
8 180 (21.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 177 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 149 (18.04%) UNIX
11 142 (17.19%) Oracle
12 137 (16.59%) Equities
13 128 (15.50%) Multithreading
14 122 (14.77%) C++
15 114 (13.80%) .NET
16 109 (13.20%) SQL Server
17 101 (12.23%) Electronic Trading
18 96 (11.62%) TDD
19 94 (11.38%) Windows
20 91 (11.02%) ION Trading
21 87 (10.53%) Python
21 87 (10.53%) Low Latency
22 83 (10.05%) Linux
23 75 (9.08%) TIBCO
24 73 (8.84%) Sybase
24 73 (8.84%) ION MarketView
25 72 (8.72%) WPF
26 71 (8.60%) XML
27 65 (7.87%) Analytical Skills

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (0.85%) Lightstreamer
2 7 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (0.48%) MQSeries
3 4 (0.48%) Node.js
4 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.36%) MTS
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.24%) Apache
5 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.12%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.12%) Liferay
6 1 (0.12%) Confluence
6 1 (0.12%) Documentum
6 1 (0.12%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.42%) MS Project
3 14 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) MS Office
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 73 (8.84%) ION MarketView
2 20 (2.42%) RMDS
3 12 (1.45%) LatentZero
4 8 (0.97%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.48%) FLEXCUBE
5 4 (0.48%) Summit
5 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.36%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 3 (0.36%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.24%) Global One
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.12%) Algo Collateral
8 1 (0.12%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) 3000 Xtra
8 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.12%) LongView
8 1 (0.12%) Tesseract
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.82%) Firewall
2 10 (1.21%) Multicast
3 6 (0.73%) HTTP
4 4 (0.48%) DNS
4 4 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.24%) Intranet
5 2 (0.24%) Internet
5 2 (0.24%) SAN
5 2 (0.24%) DHCP
5 2 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.12%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.12%) AMQP
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
6 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.12%) Network Security
6 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.87%) Relational Database
3 29 (3.51%) KDB
4 13 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.21%) QlikView
6 10 (1.21%) DB2
7 9 (1.09%) Big Data
7 9 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.09%) MS Access
8 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.61%) Star Schema
10 5 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.61%) DB2 UDB
11 4 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (2.91%) JUnit
2 19 (2.30%) Mockito
3 13 (1.57%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.57%) Subversion
4 12 (1.45%) Maven
4 12 (1.45%) JIRA
5 11 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.09%) TestNG
7 8 (0.97%) NUnit
7 8 (0.97%) Selenium
7 8 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.85%) Jasmine
9 6 (0.73%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (0.73%) Moq
10 5 (0.61%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.61%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.48%) jMock
11 4 (0.48%) Toad
11 4 (0.48%) Grunt
General
1 402 (48.67%) Front Office
2 358 (43.34%) Banking
3 294 (35.59%) Finance
4 216 (26.15%) Investment Banking
5 52 (6.30%) Back Office
6 23 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.09%) Retail
8 7 (0.85%) Marketing
9 3 (0.36%) Games
9 3 (0.36%) Legal
9 3 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.12%) Law
11 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 405 (49.03%) Developer
2 237 (28.69%) Analyst
3 136 (16.46%) Java Developer
4 108 (13.08%) Business Analyst
5 106 (12.83%) C# Developer
6 69 (8.35%) Support Analyst
7 61 (7.38%) Applications Support
8 50 (6.05%) Senior Developer
9 47 (5.69%) C++ Developer
10 43 (5.21%) Project Manager
11 23 (2.78%) Test Analyst
11 23 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
11 23 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (2.42%) Excel Developer
12 20 (2.42%) IT Project Manager
13 19 (2.30%) WPF Developer
13 19 (2.30%) SQL Developer
13 19 (2.30%) VBA Developer
13 19 (2.30%) Banking Business Analyst
14 18 (2.18%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (13.80%) .NET
2 72 (8.72%) WPF
3 71 (8.60%) XML
4 58 (7.02%) WCF
5 52 (6.30%) FIX Protocol
6 45 (5.45%) HTML
7 37 (4.48%) Rendezvous
7 37 (4.48%) Spring
8 33 (4.00%) Middleware
8 33 (4.00%) HTML5
9 25 (3.03%) WinForms
10 24 (2.91%) STL
11 23 (2.78%) CSS
12 21 (2.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 20 (2.42%) Hibernate
13 20 (2.42%) Web Services
13 20 (2.42%) AngularJS
14 17 (2.06%) J2EE
15 16 (1.94%) jQuery
15 16 (1.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 274 (33.17%) Derivative
2 180 (21.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 137 (16.59%) Equities
4 65 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (7.38%) Credit Derivative
6 30 (3.63%) Credit Risk
7 29 (3.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 27 (3.27%) Equity Derivative
8 27 (3.27%) Hedge funds
9 26 (3.15%) Computer Science
10 21 (2.54%) Reference Data
11 19 (2.30%) Grid Computing
11 19 (2.30%) Market Risk
12 18 (2.18%) Mathematics
12 18 (2.18%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.45%) User Experience
14 11 (1.33%) SWIFT
15 10 (1.21%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.97%) iPad
17 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 149 (18.04%) UNIX
2 94 (11.38%) Windows
3 83 (10.05%) Linux
4 17 (2.06%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.61%) Solaris
7 3 (0.36%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (15.50%) Multithreading
3 101 (12.23%) Electronic Trading
4 96 (11.62%) TDD
5 87 (10.53%) Low Latency
6 63 (7.63%) Business Analysis
7 62 (7.51%) Analytics
8 59 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 55 (6.66%) OO
10 46 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 45 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 43 (5.21%) Project Management
13 38 (4.60%) Risk Management
14 37 (4.48%) ITIL
14 37 (4.48%) Data Modelling
14 37 (4.48%) Data Analysis
15 36 (4.36%) Investment Management
16 28 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (3.15%) Scrum
18 24 (2.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 343 (41.53%) SQL
2 216 (26.15%) C#
3 212 (25.67%) Java
4 122 (14.77%) C++
5 87 (10.53%) Python
6 59 (7.14%) Perl
7 54 (6.54%) VBA
8 35 (4.24%) JavaScript
9 30 (3.63%) PL/SQL
10 24 (2.91%) Shell Script
11 14 (1.69%) VB
11 14 (1.69%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.45%) C
13 7 (0.85%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.73%) Korn
14 6 (0.73%) Scala
15 5 (0.61%) VBScript
15 5 (0.61%) Ruby
16 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.36%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 56 (6.78%) Degree
2 10 (1.21%) ISEB
3 5 (0.61%) PhD
4 4 (0.48%) CFA
5 3 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CISSP
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CNA
7 1 (0.12%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) MCP
7 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.12%) GIAC
7 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.51%) QA
2 14 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.21%) EMIR
5 5 (0.61%) MiFID
6 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) Basel II
7 2 (0.24%) UCITS
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 22 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.42%) ITRS Geneos
3 11 (1.33%) Control-M
4 4 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 142 (17.19%) Oracle
2 91 (11.02%) ION Trading
3 75 (9.08%) TIBCO
4 73 (8.84%) Sybase
5 50 (6.05%) Microsoft
6 35 (4.24%) thinkFolio
7 30 (3.63%) Bloomberg
8 29 (3.51%) Murex
9 23 (2.78%) Reuters
10 18 (2.18%) Tableau
11 16 (1.94%) MarketAxess
12 15 (1.82%) Tradeweb
13 13 (1.57%) eSpeed
14 12 (1.45%) Syncfusion
14 12 (1.45%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.33%) Calypso
15 11 (1.33%) Charles River
16 10 (1.21%) GoldenSource
17 9 (1.09%) DevExpress
18 8 (0.97%) Fidessa
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600.00 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £145 - £150 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago