Period
to 1 March 2021

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 6 months to 1 March 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 142 174
Rank change year-on-year +48 +32 -18
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 529 531 742
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.68% 1.91% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.05% 5.55% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 393 562
Median daily rate £650 £675 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £438 £500 £500
90th Percentile £800 £800 £775
England median daily rate £650 £675 £650
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7,501 9,572 15,380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.05% 34.39% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,229 6,826 11,040
Median daily rate £525 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £315 £293 £313
90th Percentile £725 £706 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 146 252
Median hourly rate £31.35 £24.12 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.98% +8.40% -1.11%
10th Percentile £16.99 £12.44 £13.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.38 £47.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.56 £20.25
% change year-on-year +18.27% +6.50% -3.60%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Fixed Income as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Fixed Income in London.

Daily rate trend for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Fixed Income in London over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Fixed Income in London

Fixed Income
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Fixed Income in London.

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 6 months to 1 March 2021. 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
Central London +78 70 £700 -3.45% 18
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 364 (68.81%) Front Office
2 340 (64.27%) Java
3 323 (61.06%) Finance
4 252 (47.64%) Derivative
5 247 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
6 233 (44.05%) Equities
7 230 (43.48%) Python
8 205 (38.75%) AWS
9 198 (37.43%) JavaScript
10 197 (37.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 193 (36.48%) Web Services
11 193 (36.48%) Software Engineering
12 186 (35.16%) Asset Management
13 182 (34.40%) Banking
14 169 (31.95%) React
15 151 (28.54%) AngularJS
16 145 (27.41%) Investment Management
17 141 (26.65%) SQL
18 137 (25.90%) Investment Banking
19 129 (24.39%) Electronic Trading
20 128 (24.20%) Hedge funds
21 119 (22.50%) Vue.js
22 105 (19.85%) Kotlin
23 89 (16.82%) Analytics
24 82 (15.50%) Azure
25 74 (13.99%) C#
26 73 (13.80%) Node.js
26 73 (13.80%) TypeScript
27 71 (13.42%) Low Latency
28 65 (12.29%) Amazon DynamoDB

Fixed Income
Co-occurring 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 61 (11.53%) Apache
2 37 (6.99%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.40%) Red Hat Fuse
4 17 (3.21%) Mule
5 16 (3.02%) JBoss
6 13 (2.46%) Confluence
7 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.38%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) InVision
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 18 (3.40%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.32%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.95%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.57%) Bloomberg AIM
4 3 (0.57%) FINCAD Analytics
5 2 (0.38%) Eikon
5 2 (0.38%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.19%) LongView
6 1 (0.19%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.19%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 205 (38.75%) AWS
2 82 (15.50%) Azure
3 65 (12.29%) Serverless
4 64 (12.10%) AWS Lambda
5 62 (11.72%) GCP
6 61 (11.53%) Amazon EC2
6 61 (11.53%) Amazon S3
7 17 (3.21%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.57%) NuGet
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.46%) FIX Connectivity
2 8 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.57%) SSL
4 2 (0.38%) Multicast
5 1 (0.19%) AMQP
5 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 58 (10.96%) Apache Ignite
3 49 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 28 (5.29%) NoSQL
5 26 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.40%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.02%) MySQL
8 11 (2.08%) Tableau
9 8 (1.51%) Tableau Desktop
9 8 (1.51%) Tableau Server
10 7 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.13%) KDB
12 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
15 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.86%) Maven
3 30 (5.67%) JIRA
4 15 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (2.84%) Cucumber
4 15 (2.84%) Subversion
5 12 (2.27%) FishEye
5 12 (2.27%) Hudson
5 12 (2.27%) jMock
5 12 (2.27%) JUnit
6 8 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.95%) RStudio
9 4 (0.76%) Ant
9 4 (0.76%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.76%) git-flow
9 4 (0.76%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.76%) Moq
9 4 (0.76%) Robot Framework
General
1 364 (68.81%) Front Office
2 323 (61.06%) Finance
3 182 (34.40%) Banking
4 137 (25.90%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.84%) Back Office
6 5 (0.95%) Legal
6 5 (0.95%) Private Banking
7 4 (0.76%) Advertising
7 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.76%) Retail
8 2 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) French Language
9 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 406 (76.75%) Developer
2 143 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 128 (24.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 128 (24.20%) Software Engineer
4 113 (21.36%) Python Developer
5 93 (17.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 81 (15.31%) Front Office Developer
7 80 (15.12%) Python Engineer
8 70 (13.23%) Python Software Engineer
9 61 (11.53%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 57 (10.78%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 51 (9.64%) JavaScript Engineer
12 46 (8.70%) Analyst
13 42 (7.94%) Senior Developer
14 32 (6.05%) Business Analyst
15 30 (5.67%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (4.73%) AWS Engineer
17 24 (4.54%) .NET Developer
17 24 (4.54%) C# Developer
18 22 (4.16%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (36.48%) Web Services
2 169 (31.95%) React
3 151 (28.54%) AngularJS
4 119 (22.50%) Vue.js
5 73 (13.80%) Node.js
6 51 (9.64%) .NET
7 44 (8.32%) Protocol Buffers
8 38 (7.18%) Middleware
9 36 (6.81%) gRPC
9 36 (6.81%) Spring
10 35 (6.62%) FIX Protocol
11 26 (4.91%) Shiny
12 23 (4.35%) Hibernate
13 22 (4.16%) .NET Core
13 22 (4.16%) JMS
13 22 (4.16%) XML
14 19 (3.59%) Apache Camel
14 19 (3.59%) REST
15 17 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (3.21%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 252 (47.64%) Derivative
2 233 (44.05%) Equities
3 197 (37.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 128 (24.20%) Hedge funds
5 45 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (5.10%) Credit Derivative
8 17 (3.21%) Blog
9 15 (2.84%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.70%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.51%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (1.32%) Reference Data
14 5 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.95%) OTC Derivatives
15 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.57%) Market Risk
16 3 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.26%) Linux
2 32 (6.05%) Unix
3 8 (1.51%) Windows
4 2 (0.38%) CentOS
4 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (36.48%) Software Engineering
3 186 (35.16%) Asset Management
4 145 (27.41%) Investment Management
5 129 (24.39%) Electronic Trading
6 89 (16.82%) Analytics
7 71 (13.42%) Low Latency
8 59 (11.15%) Multithreading
9 49 (9.26%) SDLC
10 43 (8.13%) DevOps
11 42 (7.94%) TDD
12 41 (7.75%) OO
13 38 (7.18%) Migration
14 36 (6.81%) Performance Attribution
15 35 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (6.24%) Test Automation
17 32 (6.05%) Open Source
18 30 (5.67%) Microservices
19 27 (5.10%) BDD
19 27 (5.10%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 340 (64.27%) Java
2 230 (43.48%) Python
3 198 (37.43%) JavaScript
4 141 (26.65%) SQL
5 105 (19.85%) Kotlin
6 74 (13.99%) C#
7 73 (13.80%) TypeScript
8 57 (10.78%) C++
9 48 (9.07%) Scala
10 30 (5.67%) R
11 22 (4.16%) Clojure
12 16 (3.02%) VBA
13 8 (1.51%) Java 9
13 8 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.32%) C
15 6 (1.13%) Go
15 6 (1.13%) VB
16 5 (0.95%) Ada
16 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (2.27%) Degree
2 4 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (0.76%) PhD
3 3 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.02%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) MiFID
2 4 (0.76%) PMO
3 3 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.19%) EMIR
4 1 (0.19%) UCITS
System Software
1 59 (11.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 61 (11.53%) Kubernetes
2 40 (7.56%) Terraform
3 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (10.59%) Bloomberg
2 40 (7.56%) ION Trading
3 22 (4.16%) Oracle
4 20 (3.78%) Murex
5 17 (3.21%) Sybase
6 15 (2.84%) TIBCO
7 14 (2.65%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.65%) Google
8 8 (1.51%) Reuters
9 5 (0.95%) Telerik
10 4 (0.76%) FactSet
10 4 (0.76%) Solace
11 3 (0.57%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.57%) Charles River
11 3 (0.57%) Dataiku
11 3 (0.57%) MarketAxess
11 3 (0.57%) Microsoft
12 2 (0.38%) eSpeed
12 2 (0.38%) IBM
12 2 (0.38%) Tradeweb