Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 182 144
Rank change year-on-year +126 -38 -31
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 731 499 925
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.61% 1.43% 1.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.91% 4.28% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 256 709
Median daily rate £650 £625 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £475 £475 £481
90th Percentile £813 £778 £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 6,137 11,664 16,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.67% 33.40% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,144 8,084 11,842
Median daily rate £525 £523 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% -0.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 168 276
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.25 £22.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.54% +2.27% +3.31%
10th Percentile £16.74 £12.44 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.24 £52.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +53.85% +13.75% -

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 29 November 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 29 November 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 +118 83 £700 - 16
North London - 1 £750 -
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 520 (71.14%) Finance
2 509 (69.63%) Java
3 497 (67.99%) Front Office
4 414 (56.63%) Derivative
5 396 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
6 385 (52.67%) Python
7 374 (51.16%) Equities
8 354 (48.43%) Web Services
9 351 (48.02%) Asset Management
10 345 (47.20%) AWS
11 306 (41.86%) Software Engineering
12 282 (38.58%) JavaScript
13 280 (38.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 272 (37.21%) Investment Management
15 266 (36.39%) Banking
16 247 (33.79%) Hedge funds
17 240 (32.83%) React
18 231 (31.60%) AngularJS
19 223 (30.51%) Investment Banking
20 187 (25.58%) SQL
21 180 (24.62%) Vue.js
22 148 (20.25%) Azure
23 137 (18.74%) GCP
24 120 (16.42%) Electronic Trading
25 117 (16.01%) Docker
26 115 (15.73%) Serverless
27 114 (15.60%) Kubernetes
28 113 (15.46%) AWS Lambda
29 112 (15.32%) Kotlin
30 111 (15.18%) Amazon S3

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 56 (7.66%) Apache
2 38 (5.20%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.01%) JBoss
4 20 (2.74%) Red Hat Fuse
5 18 (2.46%) Mule
6 16 (2.19%) Confluence
7 10 (1.37%) MTS
8 8 (1.09%) Jupyter
9 7 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.82%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) InVision
5 2 (0.27%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 28 (3.83%) ION MarketView
2 27 (3.69%) Markit EDM
3 26 (3.56%) Eagle PACE
4 11 (1.50%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 5 (0.68%) Front Arena
6 4 (0.55%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.55%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.41%) Bloomberg AIM
7 3 (0.41%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 345 (47.20%) AWS
2 148 (20.25%) Azure
3 137 (18.74%) GCP
4 115 (15.73%) Serverless
5 113 (15.46%) AWS Lambda
6 111 (15.18%) Amazon S3
7 108 (14.77%) Amazon EC2
8 65 (8.89%) OpenShift
9 43 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
10 39 (5.34%) Amazon ECS
11 36 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.41%) Apigee
12 3 (0.41%) AWS Step Functions
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.96%) FIX Connectivity
2 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.41%) Multicast
4 2 (0.27%) AMQP
5 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 55 (7.52%) NoSQL
4 53 (7.25%) Apache Ignite
5 39 (5.34%) Amazon Redshift
6 37 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
7 32 (4.38%) Relational Database
8 31 (4.24%) MongoDB
9 22 (3.01%) MySQL
10 7 (0.96%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.82%) Redis
12 5 (0.68%) Hazelcast
12 5 (0.68%) KDB
13 4 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.41%) Big Data
14 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.27%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.27%) MS Access
15 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 66 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.43%) Maven
3 45 (6.16%) Artifactory
4 43 (5.88%) RStudio
5 36 (4.92%) Jenkins
6 24 (3.28%) JIRA
7 22 (3.01%) Cucumber
8 19 (2.60%) JUnit
8 19 (2.60%) Subversion
9 18 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (2.05%) FishEye
10 15 (2.05%) Hudson
10 15 (2.05%) jMock
11 12 (1.64%) Robot Framework
12 5 (0.68%) git-flow
13 4 (0.55%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.41%) GCC
14 3 (0.41%) GDB
15 2 (0.27%) Ant
15 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 520 (71.14%) Finance
2 497 (67.99%) Front Office
3 266 (36.39%) Banking
4 223 (30.51%) Investment Banking
5 47 (6.43%) Back Office
6 9 (1.23%) Advertising
7 6 (0.82%) Legal
7 6 (0.82%) Marketing
8 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.27%) French Language
9 2 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 526 (71.96%) Developer
2 209 (28.59%) Java Developer
3 173 (23.67%) Software Engineer
4 162 (22.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 150 (20.52%) Python Developer
6 115 (15.73%) JavaScript Developer
7 105 (14.36%) Python Engineer
8 98 (13.41%) AWS Engineer
9 76 (10.40%) Front Office Developer
10 73 (9.99%) Python Software Engineer
11 70 (9.58%) Analyst
12 65 (8.89%) AWS Developer
12 65 (8.89%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 64 (8.76%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 64 (8.76%) JavaScript Engineer
14 63 (8.62%) Senior Developer
15 51 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
16 42 (5.75%) Lead Developer
17 36 (4.92%) Finance Manager
18 35 (4.79%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (48.43%) Web Services
2 240 (32.83%) React
3 231 (31.60%) AngularJS
4 180 (24.62%) Vue.js
5 108 (14.77%) Node.js
6 73 (9.99%) .NET
7 51 (6.98%) Spring
8 39 (5.34%) Protocol Buffers
9 36 (4.92%) gRPC
10 35 (4.79%) .NET Core
10 35 (4.79%) ASP.NET
10 35 (4.79%) Middleware
11 32 (4.38%) ASP.NET Core
11 32 (4.38%) J2SE
11 32 (4.38%) JMS
12 31 (4.24%) J2EE
13 30 (4.10%) Hibernate
13 30 (4.10%) Pandas
14 29 (3.97%) XML
15 27 (3.69%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 414 (56.63%) Derivative
2 374 (51.16%) Equities
3 280 (38.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 247 (33.79%) Hedge funds
5 64 (8.76%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (6.43%) Credit Derivative
7 33 (4.51%) Blog
8 27 (3.69%) Reference Data
9 14 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
11 11 (1.50%) User Experience
12 10 (1.37%) Eurex
13 9 (1.23%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.82%) Robotics
15 5 (0.68%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.68%) OTC Derivatives
16 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (0.55%) Virtual Team
17 3 (0.41%) Algorithms
17 3 (0.41%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.89%) Linux
2 32 (4.38%) Unix
3 14 (1.92%) Windows
4 8 (1.09%) CentOS
5 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (48.02%) Asset Management
3 306 (41.86%) Software Engineering
4 272 (37.21%) Investment Management
5 120 (16.42%) Electronic Trading
6 89 (12.18%) Analytics
7 86 (11.76%) Migration
8 79 (10.81%) DevOps
9 74 (10.12%) Microservices
10 72 (9.85%) Multithreading
11 70 (9.58%) Decision-Making
12 66 (9.03%) Portfolio Management
13 65 (8.89%) Scrum
14 62 (8.48%) SDLC
15 60 (8.21%) OO
16 55 (7.52%) Fintech
16 55 (7.52%) Low Latency
17 54 (7.39%) TDD
18 47 (6.43%) Open Source
19 38 (5.20%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 509 (69.63%) Java
2 385 (52.67%) Python
3 282 (38.58%) JavaScript
4 187 (25.58%) SQL
5 112 (15.32%) Kotlin
6 97 (13.27%) C#
7 81 (11.08%) R
8 61 (8.34%) C++
9 58 (7.93%) TypeScript
10 39 (5.34%) Scala
11 26 (3.56%) C
12 19 (2.60%) VBA
13 18 (2.46%) Clojure
13 18 (2.46%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.92%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.09%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.96%) Java 8
17 6 (0.82%) ES6
18 5 (0.68%) Ada
18 5 (0.68%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (2.46%) Degree
2 8 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (0.96%) PhD
4 4 (0.55%) CFA
4 4 (0.55%) CIMA
5 3 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.55%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.27%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 117 (16.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 114 (15.60%) Kubernetes
2 75 (10.26%) Terraform
3 8 (1.09%) Consul
3 8 (1.09%) Packer
4 5 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 91 (12.45%) Bloomberg
2 79 (10.81%) Google
3 48 (6.57%) ION Trading
4 30 (4.10%) Reuters
5 26 (3.56%) FactSet
6 24 (3.28%) Sybase
7 20 (2.74%) Oracle
8 18 (2.46%) Murex
9 15 (2.05%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.64%) Tradeweb
11 11 (1.50%) MarketAxess
12 9 (1.23%) Microsoft
13 6 (0.82%) Charles River
14 5 (0.68%) Telerik
15 4 (0.55%) SimCorp
15 4 (0.55%) TIBCO
16 3 (0.41%) DevExpress
16 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
16 3 (0.41%) Syncfusion
16 3 (0.41%) WSO2