Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 68 105
Rank change year-on-year -26 +37 +6
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 183 234 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.62% 3.45% 2.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.04% 8.04% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 184 97
City of London median daily rate £603 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.60% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £475 £429 £413
90th Percentile £713 £750 £725
Central London median daily rate £600 £625 £588
% change year-on-year -4.00% +6.38% +6.82%
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 3,031 2,909 2,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.36% 42.94% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,359 2,213 2,215
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £313 £323 £306
90th Percentile £713 £693 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 33 24
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +12.33% -13.10%
10th Percentile £13.12 £12.78 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £76.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +1.32% +9.35% -14.55%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 116 (63.39%) Finance
2 71 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (37.70%) Equities
4 67 (36.61%) Front Office
5 60 (32.79%) Asset Management
6 57 (31.15%) C#
7 56 (30.60%) Java
8 44 (24.04%) SQL Server
9 41 (22.40%) SQL
10 37 (20.22%) .NET
10 37 (20.22%) Derivative
11 35 (19.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 35 (19.13%) Electronic Trading
12 34 (18.58%) Banking
13 32 (17.49%) Multithreading
14 30 (16.39%) Financial Institution
15 27 (14.75%) SDLC
15 27 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (14.21%) Retail
16 26 (14.21%) Investment Banking
17 25 (13.66%) TDD
18 22 (12.02%) Low Latency
19 21 (11.48%) AngularJS
19 21 (11.48%) Degree
20 20 (10.93%) JavaScript
20 20 (10.93%) Business Analysis
21 19 (10.38%) Linux
21 19 (10.38%) Python
21 19 (10.38%) Docker
22 18 (9.84%) Windows

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 (2.73%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.64%) Apache
2 3 (1.64%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.64%) JBoss
3 2 (1.09%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.09%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.55%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.55%) MTS
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.55%) InVision
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (7.65%) ION MarketView
2 6 (3.28%) thinkFolio
3 5 (2.73%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.55%) Eikon
4 1 (0.55%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.55%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.55%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) DMZ
1 2 (1.09%) LAN
1 2 (1.09%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.09%) WAN
2 1 (0.55%) DWDM
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) MPLS
2 1 (0.55%) Network Security
2 1 (0.55%) VPN
2 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.01%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.37%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.28%) MySQL
5 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.09%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.09%) DB2
8 2 (1.09%) HBase
8 2 (1.09%) KDB
8 2 (1.09%) MS Access
8 2 (1.09%) Power BI
8 2 (1.09%) Riak
9 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (8.74%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.46%) Maven
3 8 (4.37%) JUnit
3 8 (4.37%) SpecFlow
3 8 (4.37%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.28%) Subversion
5 5 (2.73%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.73%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.19%) NUnit
6 4 (2.19%) webpack
7 3 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.64%) Grunt
7 3 (1.64%) gulp
7 3 (1.64%) Moq
7 3 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.64%) Selenium
8 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 116 (63.39%) Finance
2 67 (36.61%) Front Office
3 34 (18.58%) Banking
4 30 (16.39%) Financial Institution
5 26 (14.21%) Investment Banking
5 26 (14.21%) Retail
6 16 (8.74%) Back Office
7 8 (4.37%) Advertising
7 8 (4.37%) Legal
8 5 (2.73%) Marketing
9 2 (1.09%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 106 (57.92%) Developer
2 37 (20.22%) Analyst
3 34 (18.58%) C# Developer
4 23 (12.57%) Java Developer
5 21 (11.48%) Business Analyst
6 19 (10.38%) Senior Developer
7 18 (9.84%) .NET Developer
8 16 (8.74%) Front Office Developer
9 12 (6.56%) SQL Developer
10 11 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.92%) Python Developer
12 8 (4.37%) Analyst Developer
13 7 (3.83%) Angular Developer
13 7 (3.83%) Asset Management Analyst
13 7 (3.83%) Asset Management Business Analyst
13 7 (3.83%) Quantitative Developer
14 6 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 5 (2.73%) C# Quant Developer
15 5 (2.73%) Java Engineer
15 5 (2.73%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.22%) .NET
2 21 (11.48%) AngularJS
3 17 (9.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (8.74%) Spring
4 16 (8.74%) WCF
5 15 (8.20%) FIX Protocol
5 15 (8.20%) Middleware
6 14 (7.65%) .NET Framework
6 14 (7.65%) HTML
7 13 (7.10%) Node.js
7 13 (7.10%) WPF
8 12 (6.56%) React
9 10 (5.46%) JMS
10 9 (4.92%) ASP.NET
10 9 (4.92%) REST
11 8 (4.37%) .NET Core
12 7 (3.83%) HTML5
12 7 (3.83%) LINQ
12 7 (3.83%) RxJS
12 7 (3.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 69 (37.70%) Equities
2 37 (20.22%) Derivative
3 35 (19.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (7.65%) Fintech
5 10 (5.46%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.19%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.19%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.19%) PMI
9 4 (2.19%) Tandem
9 4 (2.19%) User Experience
10 3 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.64%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.38%) Linux
2 18 (9.84%) Windows
3 11 (6.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (32.79%) Asset Management
3 35 (19.13%) Electronic Trading
4 32 (17.49%) Multithreading
5 27 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (14.75%) SDLC
6 25 (13.66%) TDD
7 22 (12.02%) Low Latency
8 20 (10.93%) Business Analysis
9 17 (9.29%) OO
9 17 (9.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 16 (8.74%) Investment Management
10 16 (8.74%) Test Automation
11 15 (8.20%) Analytics
11 15 (8.20%) Change Management
12 14 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (7.65%) Scrum
13 13 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (7.10%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.15%) C#
2 56 (30.60%) Java
3 41 (22.40%) SQL
4 20 (10.93%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.38%) Python
6 14 (7.65%) Java 8
6 14 (7.65%) TypeScript
7 13 (7.10%) C++
8 8 (4.37%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.37%) VBA
9 7 (3.83%) R
10 6 (3.28%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.73%) Scala
12 4 (2.19%) C
12 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.09%) Perl
13 2 (1.09%) VBScript
13 2 (1.09%) XPath
14 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (11.48%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.64%) MBA
3 3 (1.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (1.64%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 2 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.09%) ISEB
4 2 (1.09%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.09%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CCNP
5 1 (0.55%) CFA
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) MiFID
2 5 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.19%) QA
4 3 (1.64%) SLA
5 1 (0.55%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.55%) EMIR
5 1 (0.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (10.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.55%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (6.01%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.73%) Control-M
3 2 (1.09%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.55%) Kibana
4 1 (0.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.65%) ION Trading
2 14 (7.65%) Sybase
3 11 (6.01%) Bloomberg
3 11 (6.01%) Charles River
4 8 (4.37%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.73%) Cadence
6 4 (2.19%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.64%) FactSet
7 3 (1.64%) IBM
8 2 (1.09%) HP
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle
8 2 (1.09%) Solace
8 2 (1.09%) Sun
8 2 (1.09%) Tableau
8 2 (1.09%) Tradeweb
9 1 (0.55%) Informatica
9 1 (0.55%) Intel
9 1 (0.55%) Reuters
9 1 (0.55%) SunGard