The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fixed Income
London / City of London
Rank 76 69 86
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17  
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 80 103 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.65% 3.10% 2.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.32% 8.58% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 82 103
Median daily rate £600 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £721 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £375 £150
% change year-on-year +80.00% +150.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1093 1200 1884
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.25% 36.08% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 952 1436
Median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £658 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Fixed Income as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in the City of London

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fixed Income in the City of London

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fixed Income in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fixed Income in the City of London

Fixed Income
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fixed Income in the City of London

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 91 (54.17%) Finance
2 74 (44.05%) Front Office
3 62 (36.90%) Banking
4 53 (31.55%) Equities
5 51 (30.36%) Java
6 49 (29.17%) SQL
7 47 (27.98%) Derivative
8 46 (27.38%) Asset Management
8 46 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (21.43%) Electronic Trading
10 34 (20.24%) Investment Banking
11 31 (18.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 27 (16.07%) C#
13 26 (15.48%) .NET
13 26 (15.48%) Financial Institution
13 26 (15.48%) Business Analysis
14 24 (14.29%) Retail
14 24 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 23 (13.69%) Linux
16 22 (13.10%) MiFID
17 21 (12.50%) ION Trading
17 21 (12.50%) XML
18 20 (11.90%) Unix
18 20 (11.90%) Analytics
19 18 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
20 17 (10.12%) ION MarketView
21 15 (8.93%) DevOps
21 15 (8.93%) Scrum
22 14 (8.33%) Project Management
22 14 (8.33%) Windows

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (2.38%) Apache Spark
1 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.79%) Confluence
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.60%) MTS
4 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (10.12%) ION MarketView
2 7 (4.17%) Minerva
3 6 (3.57%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (2.38%) Sentinel
5 3 (1.79%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 3 (1.79%) RMDS
6 2 (1.19%) Global One
6 2 (1.19%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.60%) Sylvan
7 1 (0.60%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.95%) Firewall
2 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.98%) NAS
3 5 (2.98%) Network Security
3 5 (2.98%) SAN
4 3 (1.79%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) FTP
5 1 (0.60%) ISDN
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) Skype
5 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.98%) SSDT
6 4 (2.38%) KDB
6 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.79%) Tick Data
8 2 (1.19%) Big Data
8 2 (1.19%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.19%) OLTP
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.76%) JUnit
2 7 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.98%) Mockito
4 4 (2.38%) EasyMock
4 4 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.38%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.38%) JIRA
4 4 (2.38%) Selenium
4 4 (2.38%) Subversion
5 3 (1.79%) gulp
5 3 (1.79%) Mocha
5 3 (1.79%) webpack
6 2 (1.19%) Bower
6 2 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.19%) Protractor
6 2 (1.19%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.60%) ERwin
General
1 91 (54.17%) Finance
2 74 (44.05%) Front Office
3 62 (36.90%) Banking
4 34 (20.24%) Investment Banking
5 26 (15.48%) Financial Institution
6 24 (14.29%) Retail
7 7 (4.17%) Legal
8 5 (2.98%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (44.64%) Developer
2 59 (35.12%) Analyst
3 39 (23.21%) Business Analyst
4 32 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 15 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.74%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 12 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 11 (6.55%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 11 (6.55%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
9 10 (5.95%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.95%) Front Office Developer
10 9 (5.36%) Front Office Business Analyst
10 9 (5.36%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
11 8 (4.76%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 8 (4.76%) Quantitative Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.17%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.48%) .NET
2 21 (12.50%) XML
3 18 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (8.33%) HTML
4 14 (8.33%) HTML5
5 8 (4.76%) FpML
5 8 (4.76%) Middleware
6 6 (3.57%) XSD
7 5 (2.98%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.98%) Spring
8 4 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.38%) CSS
9 3 (1.79%) Murex MxML
9 3 (1.79%) Web Services
9 3 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.79%) WPF
9 3 (1.79%) XSLT
10 2 (1.19%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (1.19%) RESTful
10 2 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (31.55%) Equities
2 47 (27.98%) Derivative
3 31 (18.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.74%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.74%) Credit Derivative
5 11 (6.55%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 8 (4.76%) Virtual Team
7 7 (4.17%) Market Risk
8 6 (3.57%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.98%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (2.38%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (2.38%) Reference Data
10 4 (2.38%) User Experience
11 3 (1.79%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.79%) Grid Computing
12 2 (1.19%) e-Learning
12 2 (1.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 1 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.69%) Linux
2 20 (11.90%) Unix
3 14 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) Solaris
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (27.38%) Asset Management
2 36 (21.43%) Electronic Trading
3 26 (15.48%) Business Analysis
4 20 (11.90%) Analytics
5 15 (8.93%) DevOps
5 15 (8.93%) Scrum
6 14 (8.33%) Project Management
7 13 (7.74%) Multithreading
8 12 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 10 (5.95%) Investment Management
9 10 (5.95%) OO
10 9 (5.36%) Change Management
10 9 (5.36%) Low Latency
10 9 (5.36%) SDLC
11 8 (4.76%) KYC
11 8 (4.76%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.76%) TDD
12 7 (4.17%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.36%) Java
2 49 (29.17%) SQL
3 27 (16.07%) C#
4 13 (7.74%) C++
5 12 (7.14%) Python
6 11 (6.55%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.95%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.95%) Scala
7 10 (5.95%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.38%) Perl
9 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.38%) R
10 3 (1.79%) C
10 3 (1.79%) Haskell
11 2 (1.19%) ES6
12 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.60%) VB
12 1 (0.60%) VBScript
12 1 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (6.55%) Degree
2 5 (2.98%) CISM
2 5 (2.98%) CISSP
2 5 (2.98%) CNA
2 5 (2.98%) GCIA
2 5 (2.98%) GCIH
2 5 (2.98%) GIAC
2 5 (2.98%) Network+ Certification
2 5 (2.98%) Novell Certification
2 5 (2.98%) SANS
3 1 (0.60%) IIBA
3 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.10%) MiFID
2 7 (4.17%) QA
3 5 (2.98%) EMIR
4 3 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.19%) COBIT
5 2 (1.19%) FATCA
6 1 (0.60%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.60%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.60%) SLA
6 1 (0.60%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.19%) HDFS
4 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.60%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (12.50%) ION Trading
2 12 (7.14%) Bloomberg
2 12 (7.14%) Oracle
3 11 (6.55%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.76%) Fidessa
4 8 (4.76%) Murex
5 6 (3.57%) SimCorp
6 5 (2.98%) Sun
7 4 (2.38%) Charles River
7 4 (2.38%) IBM
8 3 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.79%) Remedy
8 3 (1.79%) Serena
8 3 (1.79%) Sybase
9 2 (1.19%) FactSet
9 2 (1.19%) Reuters
9 2 (1.19%) StatPro
9 2 (1.19%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) HP
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