Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 169 137
Rank change year-on-year -9 -32 +22
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 671 782 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.57% 1.66% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 4.45% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 598 598
London median daily rate £650 £625 £620
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.81% +3.33%
10th Percentile £500 £488 £446
90th Percentile £775 £750 £763
England median daily rate £650 £625 £620
% change year-on-year +4.00% +0.81% +5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London 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 15,726 17,579 14,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.88% 37.40% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,213 12,661 10,239
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £669
England median daily rate £475 £465 £440
% change year-on-year +2.15% +5.68% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 296 254
London median hourly rate £23.87 £22.50 £24.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.07% -7.82% +21.75%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.41 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.19 £48.38 £51.25
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.56% +9.50% -3.03%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 -21 158 £700 +12.00% 12
East London -39 2 £638 +6.25%
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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.

1 390 (58.12%) Front Office
2 316 (47.09%) Finance
3 262 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (34.87%) Banking
5 230 (34.28%) Java
6 224 (33.38%) SQL
7 194 (28.91%) Derivative
8 182 (27.12%) C#
9 179 (26.68%) Asset Management
10 156 (23.25%) Equities
11 141 (21.01%) SQL Server
12 139 (20.72%) Investment Banking
13 114 (16.99%) .NET
14 108 (16.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 103 (15.35%) Electronic Trading
16 96 (14.31%) Python
17 94 (14.01%) Multithreading
18 90 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
19 83 (12.37%) C++
20 80 (11.92%) JavaScript
21 78 (11.62%) TDD
22 70 (10.43%) Linux
22 70 (10.43%) Hedge funds
23 67 (9.99%) Windows
24 64 (9.54%) WPF
25 62 (9.24%) Oracle
26 61 (9.09%) JIRA
27 60 (8.94%) Investment Management
28 58 (8.64%) Java 8
29 57 (8.49%) AngularJS

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 13 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (1.79%) Confluence
3 10 (1.49%) JBoss
4 9 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.75%) IIS
8 4 (0.60%) Apache
9 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.45%) nginx
9 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.30%) DataSynapse
10 2 (0.30%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.30%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.30%) InVision
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 14 (2.09%) thinkFolio
2 13 (1.94%) RMDS
3 12 (1.79%) ION MarketView
4 7 (1.04%) Eikon
4 7 (1.04%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.75%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.45%) Actimize
6 3 (0.45%) Bloomberg AIM
6 3 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.15%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.15%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (2.24%) Amazon S3
3 14 (2.09%) Amazon SQS
3 14 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
3 14 (2.09%) Serverless
4 13 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.19%) OpenShift
6 7 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.30%) Apigee
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) npm
8 1 (0.15%) Office 365
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.04%) DNS
2 4 (0.60%) AMQP
2 4 (0.60%) LAN
2 4 (0.60%) WAN
3 3 (0.45%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.15%) BGP
4 1 (0.15%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.15%) Intranet
4 1 (0.15%) OSPF
4 1 (0.15%) RTMP
4 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.26%) Relational Database
3 31 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 30 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 18 (2.68%) RDBMS
10 17 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (1.19%) MySQL
12 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.89%) DB2
13 6 (0.89%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.60%) Impala
14 4 (0.60%) KDB
14 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 61 (9.09%) JIRA
2 57 (8.49%) Subversion
3 43 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 40 (5.96%) Git (software)
5 34 (5.07%) TeamCity
6 32 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (3.43%) Maven
8 22 (3.28%) Visual Studio
9 18 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (2.09%) Artifactory
10 14 (2.09%) JUnit
10 14 (2.09%) Moq
10 14 (2.09%) RStudio
11 13 (1.94%) NUnit
12 8 (1.19%) Ant
13 6 (0.89%) Gradle
13 6 (0.89%) Hudson
14 5 (0.75%) jMock
15 4 (0.60%) FishEye
15 4 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 390 (58.12%) Front Office
2 316 (47.09%) Finance
3 234 (34.87%) Banking
4 139 (20.72%) Investment Banking
5 37 (5.51%) Back Office
6 24 (3.58%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.49%) Retail
8 8 (1.19%) Law
9 4 (0.60%) Legal
10 3 (0.45%) Advertising
10 3 (0.45%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.30%) International Banking
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 392 (58.42%) Developer
2 161 (23.99%) Analyst
3 151 (22.50%) Java Developer
4 105 (15.65%) C# Developer
5 88 (13.11%) Front Office Developer
6 81 (12.07%) Business Analyst
7 71 (10.58%) Senior Developer
8 55 (8.20%) WPF Developer
9 47 (7.00%) C++ Developer
10 45 (6.71%) C# WPF Developer
11 37 (5.51%) Quantitative Developer
12 36 (5.37%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 33 (4.92%) Support Analyst
14 31 (4.62%) Python Developer
15 29 (4.32%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
16 28 (4.17%) React Developer
17 27 (4.02%) Angular Developer
17 27 (4.02%) Project Manager
17 27 (4.02%) Senior C# Developer
17 27 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (16.99%) .NET
2 64 (9.54%) WPF
3 57 (8.49%) AngularJS
4 53 (7.90%) HTML
5 50 (7.45%) Web Services
6 46 (6.86%) Spring
7 45 (6.71%) WCF
8 40 (5.96%) React
9 39 (5.81%) CSS
10 36 (5.37%) Reactive Extensions
11 35 (5.22%) FIX Protocol
12 32 (4.77%) HTML5
12 32 (4.77%) XML
13 31 (4.62%) Middleware
14 26 (3.87%) REST
15 22 (3.28%) .NET Framework
16 20 (2.98%) JMS
17 17 (2.53%) D3.js
17 17 (2.53%) Rendezvous
18 16 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 194 (28.91%) Derivative
2 156 (23.25%) Equities
3 108 (16.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 70 (10.43%) Hedge funds
5 53 (7.90%) OTC Derivatives
6 44 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (4.17%) User Experience
9 26 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (3.43%) Data Structures
11 19 (2.83%) Fintech
12 17 (2.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 16 (2.38%) Management Information System
14 15 (2.24%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
15 13 (1.94%) Market Risk
16 11 (1.64%) Credit Risk
17 9 (1.34%) Podcast
17 9 (1.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.43%) Linux
2 67 (9.99%) Windows
3 57 (8.49%) Unix
4 14 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.15%) Android
7 1 (0.15%) CentOS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (26.68%) Asset Management
3 103 (15.35%) Electronic Trading
4 94 (14.01%) Multithreading
5 90 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (11.62%) TDD
7 60 (8.94%) Investment Management
8 56 (8.35%) Portfolio Management
9 50 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (7.45%) SDLC
10 49 (7.30%) Low Latency
11 46 (6.86%) Software Engineering
12 45 (6.71%) MVVM
13 42 (6.26%) Analytics
13 42 (6.26%) Scrum
13 42 (6.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (5.81%) OO
15 37 (5.51%) Front End Development
15 37 (5.51%) Migration
16 36 (5.37%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 230 (34.28%) Java
2 224 (33.38%) SQL
3 182 (27.12%) C#
4 96 (14.31%) Python
5 83 (12.37%) C++
6 80 (11.92%) JavaScript
7 58 (8.64%) Java 8
8 32 (4.77%) TypeScript
9 27 (4.02%) VBA
10 25 (3.73%) Scala
11 22 (3.28%) R
12 20 (2.98%) T-SQL
13 18 (2.68%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.34%) Perl
15 8 (1.19%) MATLAB
16 7 (1.04%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.89%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.60%) VB
19 3 (0.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 30 (4.47%) Degree
2 10 (1.49%) PhD
3 8 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.60%) CFA
5 4 (0.60%) PMP
6 3 (0.45%) ISEB
7 2 (0.30%) CISSP
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.30%) MBA
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CISA
8 1 (0.15%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.15%) SAFe Agilist
8 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.53%) QA
2 14 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.79%) MiFID
4 8 (1.19%) SLA
5 4 (0.60%) EMIR
5 4 (0.60%) PMO
6 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.30%) UCITS
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (2.98%) Docker
2 11 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.45%) Varnish
5 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (2.38%) Terraform
2 13 (1.94%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (1.49%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.19%) HP ALM
5 7 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.60%) Ansible
6 4 (0.60%) Control-M
7 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) Automic
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
8 1 (0.15%) SCCM
8 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 62 (9.24%) Oracle
2 51 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.66%) Charles River
4 29 (4.32%) Bloomberg
5 28 (4.17%) Telerik
6 25 (3.73%) Murex
6 25 (3.73%) Sybase
7 24 (3.58%) ION Trading
8 22 (3.28%) Reuters
9 21 (3.13%) TIBCO
10 18 (2.68%) DevExpress
11 16 (2.38%) FactSet
12 13 (1.94%) RedGate
13 12 (1.79%) Tableau
14 9 (1.34%) GoldenSource
15 8 (1.19%) Calypso
16 7 (1.04%) Google
16 7 (1.04%) Sony
16 7 (1.04%) Speakerbus
16 7 (1.04%) Wallstreet Suite