The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fixed Income
England / London
Rank 111 151 92
Rank change year-on-year +40 -59  
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 440 360 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.26% 1.63% 2.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.43% 4.70% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 273 404
Median daily rate £620 £583 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.43% +5.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £700
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6847 7657 7476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.17% 34.60% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4755 5443 5093
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 121 139
Median hourly rate £28.35 £19.99 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.77% +4.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.91 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fixed Income in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 78 £610 +6.08% 28
Canary Wharf -2 4 £600 -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Fixed Income
England

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 358 (44.03%) Front Office
2 349 (42.93%) Finance
3 271 (33.33%) Banking
4 249 (30.63%) Java
5 237 (29.15%) Derivative
6 232 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
7 228 (28.04%) Equities
8 224 (27.55%) C#
9 207 (25.46%) SQL
10 204 (25.09%) Electronic Trading
11 191 (23.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 157 (19.31%) C++
13 153 (18.82%) Investment Banking
14 139 (17.10%) .NET
15 128 (15.74%) Multithreading
16 118 (14.51%) Linux
17 116 (14.27%) SQL Server
18 111 (13.65%) Asset Management
19 110 (13.53%) ION Trading
20 98 (12.05%) SDLC
21 89 (10.95%) Python
22 88 (10.82%) Oracle
22 88 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
23 86 (10.58%) Unix
23 86 (10.58%) Business Analysis
24 85 (10.46%) MiFID
24 85 (10.46%) Low Latency
25 78 (9.59%) Computer Science
25 78 (9.59%) Windows
26 70 (8.61%) JavaScript

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in 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 19 (2.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.23%) Confluence
4 9 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.74%) DataSynapse
5 6 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.12%) CMS
9 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.12%) IIS
9 1 (0.12%) JBoss
9 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.12%) MTS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.86%) MS Office
5 6 (0.74%) MS Project
6 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (6.89%) ION MarketView
2 43 (5.29%) RMDS
3 19 (2.34%) thinkFolio
4 11 (1.35%) SimCorp Dimension
5 9 (1.11%) Minerva
6 6 (0.74%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.62%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 5 (0.62%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.62%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.37%) Global One
8 3 (0.37%) SunGard APT
9 2 (0.25%) Tesseract
10 1 (0.12%) BondVision
10 1 (0.12%) Eikon
10 1 (0.12%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
10 1 (0.12%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.35%) Firewall
2 9 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (0.74%) Network Security
4 5 (0.62%) NAS
4 5 (0.62%) SAN
5 4 (0.49%) DSL
6 3 (0.37%) HTTP
7 2 (0.25%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (0.25%) LAN
7 2 (0.25%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.12%) AMQP
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.12%) FTP
8 1 (0.12%) ISDN
8 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.12%) LDAP
8 1 (0.12%) Skype
8 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (14.27%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.18%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.08%) KDB
4 20 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 16 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.60%) Data Mart
7 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.35%) Kdb+
10 10 (1.23%) Big Data
11 9 (1.11%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.86%) Tick Data
13 6 (0.74%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.74%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.62%) DB2
14 5 (0.62%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 48 (5.90%) TeamCity
2 45 (5.54%) Subversion
3 43 (5.29%) JUnit
4 39 (4.80%) JIRA
5 26 (3.20%) Git (software)
6 23 (2.83%) NUnit
7 19 (2.34%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.72%) Mockito
8 14 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.35%) Maven
10 10 (1.23%) gulp
11 9 (1.11%) IntelliJ
12 8 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.98%) Grunt
12 8 (0.98%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.98%) Selenium
13 7 (0.86%) webpack
14 5 (0.62%) EasyMock
14 5 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 358 (44.03%) Front Office
2 349 (42.93%) Finance
3 271 (33.33%) Banking
4 153 (18.82%) Investment Banking
5 55 (6.77%) Back Office
6 50 (6.15%) Financial Institution
7 30 (3.69%) Retail
8 17 (2.09%) Legal
9 12 (1.48%) Marketing
10 7 (0.86%) German Language
11 5 (0.62%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Publishing
13 3 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Advertising
14 2 (0.25%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 454 (55.84%) Developer
2 227 (27.92%) Analyst
3 156 (19.19%) Business Analyst
4 149 (18.33%) Java Developer
5 129 (15.87%) C# Developer
6 91 (11.19%) C++ Developer
7 73 (8.98%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 60 (7.38%) .NET Developer
9 59 (7.26%) Front Office Developer
10 55 (6.77%) Senior Developer
11 44 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 44 (5.41%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 42 (5.17%) C++/C# Developer
12 42 (5.17%) SQL Developer
13 41 (5.04%) Project Manager
13 41 (5.04%) Quantitative Developer
14 39 (4.80%) Python Developer
15 34 (4.18%) Front Office Business Analyst
15 34 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
16 32 (3.94%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (17.10%) .NET
2 70 (8.61%) FIX Protocol
3 65 (8.00%) WPF
4 60 (7.38%) XML
5 55 (6.77%) HTML
6 47 (5.78%) HTML5
6 47 (5.78%) Rendezvous
7 40 (4.92%) Spring
8 37 (4.55%) Middleware
9 32 (3.94%) AngularJS
10 27 (3.32%) .NET Framework
11 25 (3.08%) WinForms
12 24 (2.95%) CSS
13 19 (2.34%) Entity Framework
13 19 (2.34%) Murex MxML
14 18 (2.21%) STL
15 17 (2.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 17 (2.09%) Node.js
16 16 (1.97%) Silverlight
17 15 (1.85%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 237 (29.15%) Derivative
2 228 (28.04%) Equities
3 191 (23.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 88 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (9.59%) Computer Science
6 50 (6.15%) User Experience
7 43 (5.29%) Algorithms
8 38 (4.67%) Management Information System
9 33 (4.06%) Virtual Team
10 30 (3.69%) Credit Derivative
11 29 (3.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 27 (3.32%) OTC Derivatives
13 20 (2.46%) Reference Data
14 18 (2.21%) Market Risk
15 17 (2.09%) Fintech
16 16 (1.97%) Grid Computing
17 15 (1.85%) Hedge funds
18 13 (1.60%) Data Structures
19 12 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
20 11 (1.35%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 118 (14.51%) Linux
2 86 (10.58%) Unix
3 78 (9.59%) Windows
4 5 (0.62%) Solaris
5 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.12%) Android
7 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (25.09%) Electronic Trading
3 128 (15.74%) Multithreading
4 111 (13.65%) Asset Management
5 98 (12.05%) SDLC
6 86 (10.58%) Business Analysis
7 85 (10.46%) Low Latency
8 69 (8.49%) TDD
9 64 (7.87%) Scrum
10 61 (7.50%) Analytics
10 61 (7.50%) Project Management
11 57 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (7.01%) Investment Management
12 56 (6.89%) Risk Management
13 50 (6.15%) OO
14 47 (5.78%) Workflow
15 45 (5.54%) Migration
16 41 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 36 (4.43%) Multithreaded Programming
18 35 (4.31%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 249 (30.63%) Java
2 224 (27.55%) C#
3 207 (25.46%) SQL
4 157 (19.31%) C++
5 89 (10.95%) Python
6 70 (8.61%) JavaScript
7 43 (5.29%) Scala
8 39 (4.80%) Perl
9 37 (4.55%) C
10 28 (3.44%) Shell Script
11 24 (2.95%) VBA
12 23 (2.83%) T-SQL
13 21 (2.58%) ES6
13 21 (2.58%) XAML
14 11 (1.35%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.35%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.98%) R
16 7 (0.86%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.74%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 51 (6.27%) Degree
2 8 (0.98%) ISEB
3 7 (0.86%) CISM
3 7 (0.86%) CISSP
4 6 (0.74%) CNA
4 6 (0.74%) GCIA
4 6 (0.74%) GCIH
4 6 (0.74%) GIAC
4 6 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (0.74%) Novell Certification
4 6 (0.74%) PMP
4 6 (0.74%) SANS
5 5 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.37%) PhD
7 2 (0.25%) CFA
7 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (10.46%) MiFID
2 56 (6.89%) QA
3 22 (2.71%) EMIR
4 16 (1.97%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (1.11%) COBIT
6 6 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.49%) PMO
8 2 (0.25%) FATCA
8 2 (0.25%) SLA
8 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.12%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (0.86%) Docker
2 6 (0.74%) HDFS
3 4 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (0.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.62%) TeamSite
3 3 (0.37%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.12%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.12%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 110 (13.53%) ION Trading
2 88 (10.82%) Oracle
3 65 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 52 (6.40%) TIBCO
5 47 (5.78%) Reuters
6 44 (5.41%) Sybase
7 33 (4.06%) Bloomberg
8 32 (3.94%) Murex
9 21 (2.58%) Charles River
10 16 (1.97%) Fidessa
11 12 (1.48%) SimCorp
11 12 (1.48%) Solace
11 12 (1.48%) Sun
12 7 (0.86%) Calypso
12 7 (0.86%) Cognizant
13 5 (0.62%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.62%) IBM
13 5 (0.62%) Informatica
13 5 (0.62%) Misys
13 5 (0.62%) Sophis
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