Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

Fixed Income
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 90 98
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8 -17
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 233 185 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.26% 2.78% 2.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.51% 6.76% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 102 177
City of London median daily rate £625 £611 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +6.30% -
10th Percentile £463 £413 £425
90th Percentile £750 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £625 £600 £575
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3104 2738 3574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.41% 41.15% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 2135 2834
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £713 £675 £664
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 56
City of London median hourly rate £22.26 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £55.00 £42.12
Central London median hourly rate £21.31 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.51% -7.75% +14.29%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income in the City of London.

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

Fixed Income
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Fixed Income
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 135 (57.94%) Finance
2 125 (53.65%) Front Office
3 91 (39.06%) Banking
4 83 (35.62%) Derivative
5 60 (25.75%) Asset Management
6 59 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (23.18%) Java
8 53 (22.75%) Equities
9 48 (20.60%) Investment Banking
9 48 (20.60%) SQL
10 45 (19.31%) Python
10 45 (19.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 43 (18.45%) Electronic Trading
12 39 (16.74%) SQL Server
13 37 (15.88%) MiFID
14 30 (12.88%) Business Analysis
15 26 (11.16%) C#
15 26 (11.16%) thinkFolio
16 25 (10.73%) Investment Management
17 24 (10.30%) Relational Database
17 24 (10.30%) SDLC
18 22 (9.44%) Unix
18 22 (9.44%) RDBMS
18 22 (9.44%) Charles River
19 21 (9.01%) C++
19 21 (9.01%) ION Trading
20 20 (8.58%) VBA
20 20 (8.58%) Linux
20 20 (8.58%) Bloomberg
20 20 (8.58%) Back Office

Fixed Income
Co-occurring 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 5 (2.15%) IIS
2 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (11.16%) thinkFolio
2 15 (6.44%) ION MarketView
3 9 (3.86%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 4 (1.72%) Eikon
5 3 (1.29%) BondVision
5 3 (1.29%) Markit EDM
5 3 (1.29%) RMDS
5 3 (1.29%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (1.29%) Summit
6 2 (0.86%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.86%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.86%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.86%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.43%) Global One
7 1 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.43%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.43%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.15%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) NAS
3 4 (1.72%) SAN
4 2 (0.86%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.30%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.44%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.72%) Big Data
5 4 (1.72%) KDB
6 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.86%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.43%) MySQL
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (2.58%) JIRA
1 6 (2.58%) Maven
2 4 (1.72%) Subversion
3 3 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.86%) GDB
4 2 (0.86%) Mockito
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.43%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.43%) Grunt
5 1 (0.43%) JBehave
5 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.43%) jMock
5 1 (0.43%) JUnit
5 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 135 (57.94%) Finance
2 125 (53.65%) Front Office
3 91 (39.06%) Banking
4 48 (20.60%) Investment Banking
5 20 (8.58%) Back Office
6 10 (4.29%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.86%) Legal
8 3 (1.29%) Marketing
8 3 (1.29%) Retail
9 2 (0.86%) International Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.86%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 93 (39.91%) Developer
2 74 (31.76%) Analyst
3 54 (23.18%) Business Analyst
4 33 (14.16%) Senior Developer
5 32 (13.73%) Python Developer
6 18 (7.73%) Senior Python Developer
7 15 (6.44%) Business IT Analyst
7 15 (6.44%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 15 (6.44%) IT Analyst
7 15 (6.44%) IT Business Analyst
8 14 (6.01%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 14 (6.01%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.01%) thinkFolio Analyst
9 13 (5.58%) Business Systems Analyst
9 13 (5.58%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.58%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
10 12 (5.15%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.29%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.29%) Quantitative Developer
11 10 (4.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.73%) .NET
2 15 (6.44%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (5.15%) Spring
4 9 (3.86%) XML
5 8 (3.43%) HTML
5 8 (3.43%) Pandas
5 8 (3.43%) SOAP
5 8 (3.43%) WPF
6 7 (3.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.00%) WCF
7 6 (2.58%) JMS
8 5 (2.15%) HTML5
9 4 (1.72%) LINQ
9 4 (1.72%) Middleware
10 3 (1.29%) CSS
10 3 (1.29%) Java EE
10 3 (1.29%) NumPy
10 3 (1.29%) React
10 3 (1.29%) SciPy
11 2 (0.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 83 (35.62%) Derivative
2 53 (22.75%) Equities
3 45 (19.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.29%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.00%) Swaptions
8 6 (2.58%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 6 (2.58%) Market Risk
8 6 (2.58%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (2.15%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (2.15%) Fintech
9 5 (2.15%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.29%) AS400
11 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.29%) User Experience
12 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.86%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.44%) Unix
2 20 (8.58%) Linux
3 8 (3.43%) Windows
4 4 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.75%) Asset Management
2 59 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (18.45%) Electronic Trading
4 30 (12.88%) Business Analysis
5 25 (10.73%) Investment Management
6 24 (10.30%) SDLC
7 17 (7.30%) Unit Testing
8 15 (6.44%) Analytics
9 14 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (6.01%) TDD
10 13 (5.58%) Low Latency
10 13 (5.58%) Mathematics
11 12 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (4.72%) Change Management
12 11 (4.72%) OO
13 10 (4.29%) Multithreading
13 10 (4.29%) Project Management
14 9 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (3.43%) Client Onboarding
15 8 (3.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.18%) Java
2 48 (20.60%) SQL
3 45 (19.31%) Python
4 26 (11.16%) C#
5 21 (9.01%) C++
6 20 (8.58%) VBA
7 9 (3.86%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.43%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.15%) C
9 5 (2.15%) Perl
9 5 (2.15%) Scala
9 5 (2.15%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.72%) Korn
11 3 (1.29%) R
11 3 (1.29%) Ruby
11 3 (1.29%) VB
12 2 (0.86%) PHP
12 2 (0.86%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.58%) Degree
2 3 (1.29%) PhD
3 2 (0.86%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.88%) MiFID
2 20 (8.58%) QA
3 11 (4.72%) EMIR
4 3 (1.29%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.86%) GDPR
6 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.86%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 22 (9.44%) Charles River
2 21 (9.01%) ION Trading
3 20 (8.58%) Bloomberg
4 18 (7.73%) Oracle
5 15 (6.44%) Fidessa
6 8 (3.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.00%) Tradeweb
8 6 (2.58%) CQG
8 6 (2.58%) Murex
8 6 (2.58%) Reuters
8 6 (2.58%) Sybase
9 5 (2.15%) FactSet
10 4 (1.72%) MarketAxess
10 4 (1.72%) Remedy
11 3 (1.29%) Google
11 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.29%) SimCorp
12 2 (0.86%) FIS
12 2 (0.86%) SunGard
12 2 (0.86%) TIBCO