Period
to 25 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fixed Income
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 135 87
Rank change year-on-year -72 -48 +41
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 64 179 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.78% 1.95% 2.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 5.00% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 122 177
Central London median daily rate £650 £625 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.04% +6.52%
10th Percentile £373 £475 £470
90th Percentile £845 £713 £750
London median daily rate £625 £625 £600
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £52.50

Fixed Income is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,739 3,578 3,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.55% 38.96% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,052 2,696 2,332
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +11.11%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £309
90th Percentile £675 £700 £688
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 62 40
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.45% -0.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.41 £12.52
90th Percentile £55.70 £36.76 £33.36
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £21.90
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.16% +9.50%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Fixed Income as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in Central London

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fixed Income in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fixed Income in Central London

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fixed Income in Central London over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fixed Income in Central London

Fixed Income
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fixed Income in Central London

Fixed Income
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -84 58 £635 +1.60% 23
City of Westminster -9 2 £888 +195.83%
Fixed Income
London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 50 (78.13%) Finance
2 28 (43.75%) Equities
3 26 (40.63%) Front Office
4 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (32.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (29.69%) Java
7 18 (28.13%) Banking
7 18 (28.13%) Asset Management
8 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 15 (23.44%) C#
10 13 (20.31%) SQL
11 12 (18.75%) Derivative
12 10 (15.63%) Financial Institution
12 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 10 (15.63%) OO
12 10 (15.63%) React
12 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (14.06%) Electronic Trading
13 9 (14.06%) .NET
13 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
13 9 (14.06%) Investment Banking
13 9 (14.06%) Retail
14 8 (12.50%) TDD
14 8 (12.50%) Python
15 7 (10.94%) Linux
15 7 (10.94%) Oracle
15 7 (10.94%) JIRA
15 7 (10.94%) Azure
15 7 (10.94%) Multithreading
16 6 (9.38%) Hedge funds

Fixed Income
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 3 (4.69%) Confluence
1 3 (4.69%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Azure
2 5 (7.81%) AWS
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (1.56%) npm
4 1 (1.56%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.56%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) LAN
1 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
1 3 (4.69%) WAN
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) Redis
4 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.56%) MS Access
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Power BI
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.13%) NUnit
3 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.56%) Hudson
4 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 50 (78.13%) Finance
2 26 (40.63%) Front Office
3 18 (28.13%) Banking
4 10 (15.63%) Financial Institution
5 9 (14.06%) Investment Banking
5 9 (14.06%) Retail
6 4 (6.25%) Legal
7 3 (4.69%) Back Office
8 2 (3.13%) International Banking
9 1 (1.56%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.25%) React Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Asset Management Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Java Pricing Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Pricing Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) React
2 9 (14.06%) .NET
3 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (9.38%) Redux
4 5 (7.81%) CSS
4 5 (7.81%) Spring Boot
5 4 (6.25%) Node.js
5 4 (6.25%) WCF
5 4 (6.25%) Web Services
5 4 (6.25%) WPF
5 4 (6.25%) XML
6 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.69%) D3.js
6 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.69%) NumPy
6 3 (4.69%) Pandas
6 3 (4.69%) SciPy
6 3 (4.69%) Spring
6 3 (4.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) Equities
2 21 (32.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (18.75%) Derivative
4 6 (9.38%) Hedge funds
5 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (6.25%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Native
7 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.69%) PMI
7 3 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.56%) BYOD
9 1 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Asset Management
3 10 (15.63%) OO
3 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (14.06%) Electronic Trading
5 8 (12.50%) TDD
6 7 (10.94%) Multithreading
7 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
7 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.81%) Investment Management
8 5 (7.81%) Low Latency
8 5 (7.81%) OOD
8 5 (7.81%) Refactoring
8 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (7.81%) Service Management
8 5 (7.81%) Time Management
8 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) Java
2 15 (23.44%) C#
3 13 (20.31%) SQL
4 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (7.81%) C++
7 4 (6.25%) R
7 4 (6.25%) TypeScript
7 4 (6.25%) VBA
8 3 (4.69%) Java 8
9 2 (3.13%) Scala
9 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.56%) ES6
10 1 (1.56%) Go
10 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
1 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.13%) CISSP
2 2 (3.13%) ISEB
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
2 3 (4.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.69%) Terraform
3 1 (1.56%) Automic
3 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Reuters
3 2 (3.13%) StreamBase
3 2 (3.13%) Sybase
3 2 (3.13%) Tableau
3 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.56%) BISAM
4 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.56%) Cadence
4 1 (1.56%) FactSet
4 1 (1.56%) Pega
4 1 (1.56%) VMware