Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 167 145
Rank change year-on-year +61 -22 -15
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 1163 708 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.47% 1.58% 1.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.33% 4.28% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 476 633
London median daily rate £600 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £475 £425 £425
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -26.67%

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 18382 16529 17361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.06% 36.79% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13171 11709 12204
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £680 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 252 304
London median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £50.00 £49.25
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Central London +16 235 £625 +4.17% 33
East London -2 13 £600 -7.69% 2
South London -29 2 £500 -
Fixed Income
England

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 London region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 597 (51.33%) Front Office
2 531 (45.66%) Banking
3 465 (39.98%) Finance
4 397 (34.14%) Java
5 375 (32.24%) SQL
6 365 (31.38%) Derivative
7 357 (30.70%) Investment Banking
8 313 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
9 307 (26.40%) C#
10 270 (23.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 256 (22.01%) Equities
12 245 (21.07%) Electronic Trading
13 239 (20.55%) SQL Server
14 201 (17.28%) Python
15 163 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
16 160 (13.76%) C++
17 152 (13.07%) Multithreading
18 150 (12.90%) .NET
19 143 (12.30%) Oracle
20 142 (12.21%) Asset Management
21 140 (12.04%) MiFID
21 140 (12.04%) JavaScript
22 126 (10.83%) Unix
22 126 (10.83%) ION Trading
23 124 (10.66%) Business Analysis
24 110 (9.46%) SDLC
25 104 (8.94%) Linux
26 103 (8.86%) ION MarketView
27 99 (8.51%) XML
28 97 (8.34%) Microsoft

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 15 (1.29%) CMS
2 12 (1.03%) IIS
3 11 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.69%) DataSynapse
5 8 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.60%) Confluence
6 7 (0.60%) JBoss
7 5 (0.43%) Apache
8 4 (0.34%) Apache Qpid
9 3 (0.26%) nginx
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.086%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.086%) Mule
11 1 (0.086%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 94 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
3 12 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 103 (8.86%) ION MarketView
2 60 (5.16%) thinkFolio
3 30 (2.58%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 17 (1.46%) SimCorp Dimension
5 15 (1.29%) Markit EDM
6 12 (1.03%) Summit
7 9 (0.77%) RMDS
8 7 (0.60%) SunGard GMI
9 6 (0.52%) LatentZero
10 5 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
11 4 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
11 4 (0.34%) Eikon
12 3 (0.26%) BondVision
12 3 (0.26%) SunGard Martini
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 2 (0.17%) Orchestrade
13 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
14 1 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 1 (0.086%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.17%) GitHub
4 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.95%) LAN
3 10 (0.86%) Firewall
4 9 (0.77%) NAS
4 9 (0.77%) SAN
5 4 (0.34%) PPP
6 3 (0.26%) AMQP
6 3 (0.26%) FTP
7 2 (0.17%) DSL
7 2 (0.17%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.086%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.086%) HTTP
8 1 (0.086%) Internet
8 1 (0.086%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.25%) Relational Database
3 34 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (2.49%) RDBMS
6 29 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 28 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (2.15%) MongoDB
9 21 (1.81%) OLAP
10 17 (1.46%) Big Data
10 17 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (1.29%) KDB
12 12 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (0.77%) Blockchain
14 8 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
15 7 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (6.10%) Subversion
2 43 (3.70%) JIRA
3 41 (3.53%) TeamCity
4 30 (2.58%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 21 (1.81%) Git (software)
7 20 (1.72%) JUnit
7 20 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (1.55%) Jenkins
10 13 (1.12%) Maven
11 12 (1.03%) IntelliJ
12 10 (0.86%) Mockito
13 8 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (0.52%) Ant
15 5 (0.43%) EasyMock
15 5 (0.43%) Gradle
15 5 (0.43%) Selenium
16 4 (0.34%) Grunt
16 4 (0.34%) JBehave
General
1 597 (51.33%) Front Office
2 531 (45.66%) Banking
3 465 (39.98%) Finance
4 357 (30.70%) Investment Banking
5 72 (6.19%) Back Office
6 27 (2.32%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.20%) Legal
8 11 (0.95%) Retail
9 9 (0.77%) German Language
10 7 (0.60%) Prime Brokerage
11 5 (0.43%) Marketing
12 4 (0.34%) International Banking
13 3 (0.26%) French Language
13 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.17%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.086%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 603 (51.85%) Developer
2 360 (30.95%) Analyst
3 239 (20.55%) Business Analyst
4 221 (19.00%) Java Developer
5 142 (12.21%) C# Developer
6 136 (11.69%) Senior Developer
7 102 (8.77%) Front Office Developer
8 86 (7.39%) SQL Developer
9 79 (6.79%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 69 (5.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 67 (5.76%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 65 (5.59%) Python Developer
13 63 (5.42%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
14 60 (5.16%) Banking Analyst
14 60 (5.16%) Support Analyst
15 49 (4.21%) .NET Developer
16 47 (4.04%) Applications Support
17 45 (3.87%) C++ Developer
18 41 (3.53%) Project Manager
19 39 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (12.90%) .NET
2 99 (8.51%) XML
3 90 (7.74%) AngularJS
4 86 (7.39%) WPF
5 80 (6.88%) HTML
6 67 (5.76%) HTML5
7 52 (4.47%) Spring
7 52 (4.47%) WCF
8 49 (4.21%) FIX Protocol
9 45 (3.87%) Middleware
10 36 (3.10%) XSD
10 36 (3.10%) XSLT
11 34 (2.92%) .NET Framework
12 33 (2.84%) Node.js
12 33 (2.84%) Web Services
13 32 (2.75%) CSS
13 32 (2.75%) Hibernate
14 26 (2.24%) ASP.NET
15 24 (2.06%) FpML
15 24 (2.06%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 365 (31.38%) Derivative
2 270 (23.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 256 (22.01%) Equities
4 163 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (4.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 52 (4.47%) Market Risk
8 46 (3.96%) OTC Derivatives
9 43 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
10 42 (3.61%) Computer Science
11 34 (2.92%) Data Structures
12 30 (2.58%) Credit Risk
13 28 (2.41%) Virtual Team
14 25 (2.15%) Credit Derivative
15 23 (1.98%) Hedge funds
16 22 (1.89%) Swaptions
17 21 (1.81%) Reference Data
18 20 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
19 18 (1.55%) Fintech
19 18 (1.55%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 126 (10.83%) Unix
2 104 (8.94%) Linux
3 94 (8.08%) Windows
4 18 (1.55%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.86%) Solaris
6 2 (0.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (21.07%) Electronic Trading
3 152 (13.07%) Multithreading
4 142 (12.21%) Asset Management
5 124 (10.66%) Business Analysis
6 110 (9.46%) SDLC
7 96 (8.25%) Analytics
8 93 (8.00%) Low Latency
9 91 (7.82%) Risk Management
10 79 (6.79%) TDD
11 76 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 72 (6.19%) Investment Management
13 70 (6.02%) MVVM
14 66 (5.67%) Migration
15 57 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 57 (4.90%) Test Automation
16 56 (4.82%) Software Engineering
16 56 (4.82%) Workflow
17 52 (4.47%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 397 (34.14%) Java
2 375 (32.24%) SQL
3 307 (26.40%) C#
4 201 (17.28%) Python
5 160 (13.76%) C++
6 140 (12.04%) JavaScript
7 75 (6.45%) VBA
8 58 (4.99%) T-SQL
9 44 (3.78%) Scala
10 26 (2.24%) Perl
11 25 (2.15%) C
12 21 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.46%) XPath
14 14 (1.20%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.86%) R
15 10 (0.86%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.69%) Lisp
16 8 (0.69%) VB
17 7 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (4.82%) Degree
2 13 (1.12%) PMP
3 10 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.69%) CFA
6 7 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.52%) PhD
8 5 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.34%) ISEB
10 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.086%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.086%) CISA
12 1 (0.086%) CISM
12 1 (0.086%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (12.04%) MiFID
2 57 (4.90%) QA
3 33 (2.84%) EMIR
4 13 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.52%) GDPR
7 4 (0.34%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.34%) PMO
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.086%) IFRS
9 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.086%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (0.69%) Docker
2 3 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (0.60%) Ansible
3 5 (0.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.17%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.17%) Kibana
5 2 (0.17%) logstash
6 1 (0.086%) Control-M
Vendors
1 143 (12.30%) Oracle
2 126 (10.83%) ION Trading
3 97 (8.34%) Microsoft
4 95 (8.17%) Bloomberg
5 46 (3.96%) Charles River
6 45 (3.87%) Sybase
7 33 (2.84%) Tradeweb
8 29 (2.49%) TIBCO
9 26 (2.24%) Perforce
10 25 (2.15%) Murex
11 24 (2.06%) Fidessa
12 17 (1.46%) SimCorp
13 16 (1.38%) Reuters
14 13 (1.12%) Solace
15 12 (1.03%) DevExpress
16 11 (0.95%) CQG
16 11 (0.95%) Informatica
17 10 (0.86%) Calypso
17 10 (0.86%) SunGard
18 9 (0.77%) IBM