Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 231 144
Rank change year-on-year +177 -87 -39
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 734 470 917
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.75% 1.17% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.34% 3.40% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 257 714
Median daily rate £650 £625 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £500 £463 £463
90th Percentile £825 £755 £750
England median daily rate £650 £625 £625
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
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 5,949 13,833 16,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.46% 34.58% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,157 9,638 11,772
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 223 257
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +8.89% +2.74%
10th Percentile £15.94 £13.50 £13.19
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £52.25
Median hourly rate £33.00 £20.96 £21.50
% change year-on-year +57.48% -2.53% +10.26%

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 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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 +142 79 £650 - 12
North London - 1 £750 -
South London - 1 £700 -
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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.

1 549 (74.80%) Front Office
2 496 (67.57%) Finance
3 476 (64.85%) Agile Software Development
4 453 (61.72%) Java
5 386 (52.59%) Derivative
6 372 (50.68%) Web Services
7 369 (50.27%) Asset Management
8 357 (48.64%) AWS
9 350 (47.68%) Equities
10 320 (43.60%) Python
11 304 (41.42%) Software Engineering
12 301 (41.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 299 (40.74%) Banking
14 283 (38.56%) Hedge funds
15 265 (36.10%) JavaScript
16 253 (34.47%) Investment Banking
17 249 (33.92%) Investment Management
18 226 (30.79%) AngularJS
19 225 (30.65%) React
20 184 (25.07%) SQL
21 180 (24.52%) Vue.js
22 179 (24.39%) DevOps
23 157 (21.39%) Decision-Making
24 152 (20.71%) Azure
25 149 (20.30%) C#
26 140 (19.07%) GCP
27 125 (17.03%) Business Analysis
28 123 (16.76%) .NET
29 122 (16.62%) Google
30 117 (15.94%) Portfolio Management

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 10 (1.36%) JBoss
2 9 (1.23%) IIS
2 9 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.09%) Jupyter
4 7 (0.95%) Confluence
4 7 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (0.95%) Red Hat Fuse
5 6 (0.82%) MTS
5 6 (0.82%) Mule
6 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.82%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) InVision
6 2 (0.27%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 38 (5.18%) Markit EDM
2 21 (2.86%) SimCorp Dimension
3 11 (1.50%) ION MarketView
4 10 (1.36%) Eagle PACE
5 9 (1.23%) Front Arena
5 9 (1.23%) PolarLake
5 9 (1.23%) thinkFolio
6 7 (0.95%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 4 (0.54%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.27%) RMDS
9 1 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 357 (48.64%) AWS
2 152 (20.71%) Azure
3 140 (19.07%) GCP
4 96 (13.08%) AWS Lambda
4 96 (13.08%) Serverless
5 91 (12.40%) Amazon EC2
6 83 (11.31%) Amazon S3
7 82 (11.17%) OpenShift
8 67 (9.13%) Amazon SQS
9 64 (8.72%) Amazon ECS
10 63 (8.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.54%) AWS Step Functions
12 3 (0.41%) Apigee
12 3 (0.41%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.14%) AMQP
1 1 (0.14%) RTMP
1 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 77 (10.49%) Amazon RDS
3 66 (8.99%) Amazon Redshift
4 43 (5.86%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.81%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.63%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.36%) MySQL
11 8 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.95%) Big Data
12 7 (0.95%) KDB
13 6 (0.82%) Hazelcast
13 6 (0.82%) MS Access
13 6 (0.82%) Redis
14 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.41%) Power BI
16 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 101 (13.76%) RStudio
2 76 (10.35%) Git (software)
3 72 (9.81%) Artifactory
4 71 (9.67%) Jenkins
5 29 (3.95%) Subversion
6 28 (3.81%) Maven
7 24 (3.27%) JIRA
8 21 (2.86%) TeamCity
9 17 (2.32%) JUnit
10 9 (1.23%) git-flow
10 9 (1.23%) Moq
10 9 (1.23%) Robot Framework
11 8 (1.09%) FitNesse
12 7 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.95%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.95%) FishEye
12 7 (0.95%) Hudson
12 7 (0.95%) jMock
13 5 (0.68%) Ant
14 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 549 (74.80%) Front Office
2 496 (67.57%) Finance
3 299 (40.74%) Banking
4 253 (34.47%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.81%) Back Office
6 9 (1.23%) Legal
7 8 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.54%) Advertising
8 4 (0.54%) Marketing
9 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 506 (68.94%) Developer
2 224 (30.52%) Java Developer
3 179 (24.39%) AWS Developer
4 178 (24.25%) AWS Engineer
5 115 (15.67%) Python Developer
6 109 (14.85%) Software Engineer
7 92 (12.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 83 (11.31%) Front Office Developer
9 80 (10.90%) Senior Developer
10 74 (10.08%) Python Engineer
11 73 (9.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 72 (9.81%) AWS Software Engineer
13 69 (9.40%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 58 (7.90%) C# Developer
15 56 (7.63%) Analyst
15 56 (7.63%) Senior Java Developer
16 50 (6.81%) Java Engineer
16 50 (6.81%) JavaScript Engineer
17 49 (6.68%) Architect
18 41 (5.59%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (50.68%) Web Services
2 226 (30.79%) AngularJS
3 225 (30.65%) React
4 180 (24.52%) Vue.js
5 123 (16.76%) .NET
6 80 (10.90%) J2EE
7 59 (8.04%) .NET Core
8 56 (7.63%) J2SE
8 56 (7.63%) Node.js
9 55 (7.49%) ASP.NET
10 46 (6.27%) ASP.NET Core
11 37 (5.04%) WPF
12 35 (4.77%) HTML
13 32 (4.36%) Spring
14 23 (3.13%) .NET Framework
15 22 (3.00%) REST
16 21 (2.86%) JMS
17 18 (2.45%) Hibernate
18 17 (2.32%) Pandas
19 16 (2.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 386 (52.59%) Derivative
2 350 (47.68%) Equities
3 301 (41.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 283 (38.56%) Hedge funds
5 56 (7.63%) Greenfield Project
6 38 (5.18%) Reference Data
7 31 (4.22%) User Experience
8 29 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (2.72%) OTC Derivatives
10 14 (1.91%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
11 12 (1.63%) Credit Derivative
11 12 (1.63%) Credit Risk
12 11 (1.50%) Blog
12 11 (1.50%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.23%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.82%) Eurex
15 6 (0.82%) Robotics
16 5 (0.68%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 42 (5.72%) Linux
2 21 (2.86%) Unix
3 20 (2.72%) Windows
4 9 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (64.85%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (50.27%) Asset Management
3 304 (41.42%) Software Engineering
4 249 (33.92%) Investment Management
5 179 (24.39%) DevOps
6 157 (21.39%) Decision-Making
7 125 (17.03%) Business Analysis
8 117 (15.94%) Portfolio Management
9 109 (14.85%) Electronic Trading
10 90 (12.26%) TDD
11 86 (11.72%) Microservices
11 86 (11.72%) Migration
12 83 (11.31%) Front End Development
13 74 (10.08%) Fintech
14 73 (9.95%) Multithreading
15 69 (9.40%) Scrum
16 67 (9.13%) Deployment Automation
17 62 (8.45%) Analytics
18 60 (8.17%) SDLC
19 49 (6.68%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 453 (61.72%) Java
2 320 (43.60%) Python
3 265 (36.10%) JavaScript
4 184 (25.07%) SQL
5 149 (20.30%) C#
6 95 (12.94%) R
7 45 (6.13%) T-SQL
8 43 (5.86%) C++
9 31 (4.22%) TypeScript
9 31 (4.22%) VBA
10 19 (2.59%) Kotlin
11 17 (2.32%) C
12 13 (1.77%) Java 8
12 13 (1.77%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.09%) Scala
14 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.82%) ES6
16 5 (0.68%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.54%) VB
18 3 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (2.72%) Degree
2 7 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.54%) PhD
5 3 (0.41%) CFA
5 3 (0.41%) CIMA
6 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.82%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) MiFID
2 2 (0.27%) UCITS
3 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 95 (12.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 94 (12.81%) Kubernetes
2 65 (8.86%) Terraform
3 7 (0.95%) Consul
3 7 (0.95%) Packer
4 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 122 (16.62%) Google
2 83 (11.31%) Bloomberg
3 66 (8.99%) Oracle
4 41 (5.59%) Microsoft
5 39 (5.31%) ION Trading
6 29 (3.95%) Charles River
7 25 (3.41%) SimCorp
8 21 (2.86%) Calypso
8 21 (2.86%) GoldenSource
9 14 (1.91%) Reuters
10 12 (1.63%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.63%) Sybase
11 10 (1.36%) DevExpress
11 10 (1.36%) Murex
12 9 (1.23%) RedGate
12 9 (1.23%) Tradeweb
13 7 (0.95%) FactSet
14 6 (0.82%) MarketAxess
15 4 (0.54%) FIS
16 3 (0.41%) WSO2