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 22 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 113 115
Rank change year-on-year +46 +2  
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 108 56 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.28% 1.65% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.83% 4.19% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 55 89
Median daily rate £625 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £164 £380 £438
% change year-on-year -56.97% -13.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £95.00
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 1379 1338 2182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 41.84% 39.31% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1041 1120 1741
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 39
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -23.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £65.00 £59.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

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 22 June 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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 102 (54.55%) Finance
2 90 (48.13%) Front Office
3 86 (45.99%) Banking
4 60 (32.09%) Electronic Trading
5 57 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (28.34%) Investment Banking
7 47 (25.13%) Java
8 46 (24.60%) Derivative
9 45 (24.06%) SQL
10 43 (22.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 35 (18.72%) ION Trading
11 35 (18.72%) Equities
12 33 (17.65%) MiFID
13 29 (15.51%) C#
13 29 (15.51%) ION MarketView
14 25 (13.37%) .NET
14 25 (13.37%) Unix
15 24 (12.83%) Python
15 24 (12.83%) Asset Management
16 23 (12.30%) Business Analysis
17 22 (11.76%) SQL Server
18 21 (11.23%) C++
19 19 (10.16%) HTML
20 18 (9.63%) XML
20 18 (9.63%) Analytics
20 18 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (9.09%) Linux
22 16 (8.56%) JavaScript
22 16 (8.56%) Low Latency
23 15 (8.02%) HTML5

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 2 (1.07%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.07%) Confluence
2 1 (0.53%) Apache
2 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.53%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (0.53%) IIS
2 1 (0.53%) MTS
2 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (15.51%) ION MarketView
2 5 (2.67%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 4 (2.14%) thinkFolio
4 3 (1.60%) Global One
4 3 (1.60%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (1.07%) RMDS
5 2 (1.07%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.07%) Summit
5 2 (1.07%) Sylvan
6 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.53%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.53%) Minerva
6 1 (0.53%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.88%) Firewall
2 9 (4.81%) NAS
2 9 (4.81%) SAN
3 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.49%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.14%) KDB
4 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.60%) Tick Data
6 2 (1.07%) Big Data
6 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.07%) OLAP
6 2 (1.07%) OLTP
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.07%) SSDT
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (5.88%) Selenium
2 8 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.21%) JIRA
4 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.14%) JUnit
6 3 (1.60%) Mockito
6 3 (1.60%) Subversion
7 2 (1.07%) Maven
7 2 (1.07%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.07%) webpack
8 1 (0.53%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.53%) ERwin
8 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.53%) Moq
8 1 (0.53%) NUnit
8 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.53%) XMLSpy
General
1 102 (54.55%) Finance
2 90 (48.13%) Front Office
3 86 (45.99%) Banking
4 53 (28.34%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.81%) Retail
7 8 (4.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (50.80%) Developer
2 43 (22.99%) Analyst
3 31 (16.58%) Business Analyst
4 30 (16.04%) Java Developer
5 22 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.16%) Front Office Developer
6 19 (10.16%) Python Developer
7 14 (7.49%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 13 (6.95%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
9 12 (6.42%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 11 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
10 11 (5.88%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
11 10 (5.35%) C# Developer
11 10 (5.35%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (5.35%) Quantitative Developer
12 8 (4.28%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.28%) Business IT Analyst
12 8 (4.28%) IT Analyst
12 8 (4.28%) IT Business Analyst
12 8 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.37%) .NET
2 19 (10.16%) HTML
3 18 (9.63%) XML
4 15 (8.02%) FIX Protocol
4 15 (8.02%) HTML5
5 10 (5.35%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.35%) Node.js
6 7 (3.74%) React
6 7 (3.74%) XSD
7 6 (3.21%) CSS
8 5 (2.67%) FpML
8 5 (2.67%) Spring
8 5 (2.67%) WPF
9 4 (2.14%) Esper
9 4 (2.14%) Middleware
9 4 (2.14%) SOAP
10 3 (1.60%) J2EE
10 3 (1.60%) Murex MxML
10 3 (1.60%) Web Services
11 2 (1.07%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.60%) Derivative
2 43 (22.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (18.72%) Equities
4 18 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.21%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.67%) Fintech
8 5 (2.67%) Market Risk
9 4 (2.14%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (2.14%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.60%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.53%) iPad
12 1 (0.53%) Pricing Data
12 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.37%) Unix
2 17 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (3.21%) Windows
4 2 (1.07%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.09%) Electronic Trading
2 57 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.83%) Asset Management
4 23 (12.30%) Business Analysis
5 18 (9.63%) Analytics
6 16 (8.56%) Low Latency
7 13 (6.95%) Scrum
8 12 (6.42%) OO
9 11 (5.88%) DevOps
9 11 (5.88%) Mathematics
9 11 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 11 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (5.88%) Quantitative Research
10 10 (5.35%) Data Analytics
10 10 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (5.35%) Risk Management
10 10 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.81%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (4.81%) Project Management
11 9 (4.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.13%) Java
2 45 (24.06%) SQL
3 29 (15.51%) C#
4 24 (12.83%) Python
5 21 (11.23%) C++
6 16 (8.56%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.95%) R
8 10 (5.35%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.81%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.28%) Scala
11 6 (3.21%) Perl
12 5 (2.67%) C
13 3 (1.60%) Ruby
13 3 (1.60%) VBA
14 2 (1.07%) ES6
14 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.07%) VB
15 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.53%) Haskell
15 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.35%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.07%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.53%) IIBA
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.65%) MiFID
2 8 (4.28%) QA
3 7 (3.74%) EMIR
4 4 (2.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) FATCA
5 1 (0.53%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) PMO
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Docker
2 2 (1.07%) HDFS
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.53%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (18.72%) ION Trading
2 13 (6.95%) Bloomberg
2 13 (6.95%) Oracle
3 8 (4.28%) Murex
4 7 (3.74%) Sybase
5 6 (3.21%) Solace
6 5 (2.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.14%) Charles River
7 4 (2.14%) Fidessa
7 4 (2.14%) StreamBase
8 3 (1.60%) Remedy
8 3 (1.60%) StatPro
8 3 (1.60%) SunGard
9 2 (1.07%) BISAM
9 2 (1.07%) FactSet
9 2 (1.07%) Google
9 2 (1.07%) IBM
9 2 (1.07%) Sun
9 2 (1.07%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.53%) MarketAxess
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