Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 152 101
Rank change year-on-year -74 -51 +80
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 496 855 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.85% 2.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.43% 5.15% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 657 800
London median daily rate £625 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
10th Percentile £485 £475 £463
90th Percentile £761 £750 £750
England median daily rate £625 £625 £600
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £52.50
England median hourly rate - - £52.50

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 14,447 16,591 15,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.22% 35.83% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,137 11,797 10,808
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.82%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 264 231
London median hourly rate £25.30 £22.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.36% +0.96% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.04 £12.52
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.75 £22.42 £19.66
% change year-on-year -7.45% +14.04% -1.70%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -91 68 £643 +2.80% 15
West London - 1 £550 -
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 308 (62.10%) Front Office
2 295 (59.48%) Finance
3 265 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
4 223 (44.96%) Java
5 218 (43.95%) Asset Management
6 186 (37.50%) Derivative
7 168 (33.87%) Python
8 157 (31.65%) Software Engineering
9 148 (29.84%) C#
10 142 (28.63%) SQL
11 137 (27.62%) Banking
12 129 (26.01%) Web Services
13 128 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
14 125 (25.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 120 (24.19%) Docker
16 106 (21.37%) Equities
17 105 (21.17%) React
18 98 (19.76%) JavaScript
19 96 (19.35%) AngularJS
20 87 (17.54%) DevOps
21 80 (16.13%) SQL Server
21 80 (16.13%) Portfolio Management
22 78 (15.73%) Investment Banking
23 77 (15.52%) RStudio
24 76 (15.32%) Decision-Making
25 75 (15.12%) Amazon RDS
25 75 (15.12%) Amazon EC2
25 75 (15.12%) Amazon S3
26 74 (14.92%) Amazon SQS
26 74 (14.92%) Artifactory

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 7 (1.41%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.21%) Confluence
3 5 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.60%) Apache
5 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.60%) nginx
6 2 (0.40%) DataSynapse
6 2 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.20%) CMS
7 1 (0.20%) GemFire
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.40%) InVision
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) ION MarketView
1 4 (0.81%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.60%) RMDS
2 3 (0.60%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.40%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.20%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.20%) Eikon
4 1 (0.20%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 128 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (15.12%) Amazon EC2
2 75 (15.12%) Amazon S3
3 74 (14.92%) Amazon ECS
3 74 (14.92%) Amazon SQS
3 74 (14.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 74 (14.92%) AWS Lambda
3 74 (14.92%) Serverless
4 62 (12.50%) OpenShift
5 36 (7.26%) GitHub
6 13 (2.62%) Power Platform
7 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.60%) npm
9 2 (0.40%) Yarn
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.20%) Office 365
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.01%) LAN
1 5 (1.01%) WAN
2 4 (0.81%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) AMQP
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) Intranet
4 1 (0.20%) RTMP
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 75 (15.12%) Amazon RDS
3 62 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
4 31 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (5.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (5.04%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.62%) Power BI
10 12 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.61%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.61%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.41%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.21%) Big Data
14 6 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.01%) QlikView
16 4 (0.81%) KDB
16 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (15.52%) RStudio
2 74 (14.92%) Artifactory
3 30 (6.05%) Jenkins
4 29 (5.85%) JIRA
5 27 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (3.63%) Git (software)
6 18 (3.63%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.62%) Subversion
8 6 (1.21%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.01%) Maven
9 5 (1.01%) Moq
10 4 (0.81%) NUnit
10 4 (0.81%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.81%) webpack
11 3 (0.60%) Ant
11 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.60%) Hudson
12 2 (0.40%) Gradle
12 2 (0.40%) JUnit
12 2 (0.40%) Mocha
General
1 308 (62.10%) Front Office
2 295 (59.48%) Finance
3 137 (27.62%) Banking
4 78 (15.73%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.23%) Back Office
6 20 (4.03%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.81%) Legal
8 8 (1.61%) Retail
9 5 (1.01%) International Banking
10 4 (0.81%) Advertising
10 4 (0.81%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.60%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 299 (60.28%) Developer
2 110 (22.18%) Java Developer
3 97 (19.56%) Analyst
4 94 (18.95%) Senior Developer
5 73 (14.72%) AWS Developer
6 67 (13.51%) C# Developer
7 62 (12.50%) Lead Developer
8 59 (11.90%) Business Analyst
9 46 (9.27%) React Developer
10 44 (8.87%) Software Engineer
11 42 (8.47%) Python Developer
12 40 (8.06%) Angular Developer
13 36 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
14 35 (7.06%) AWS Engineer
15 34 (6.85%) AWS Software Engineer
15 34 (6.85%) Senior Software Developer
16 33 (6.65%) SQL Developer
17 31 (6.25%) WPF Developer
18 29 (5.85%) C# WPF Developer
19 28 (5.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (26.01%) Web Services
2 105 (21.17%) React
3 96 (19.35%) AngularJS
4 67 (13.51%) .NET
5 61 (12.30%) J2EE
6 47 (9.48%) WPF
7 44 (8.87%) Node.js
8 39 (7.86%) HTML
9 34 (6.85%) CSS
10 25 (5.04%) FIX Protocol
11 24 (4.84%) HTML5
12 23 (4.64%) WCF
13 21 (4.23%) Spring
14 20 (4.03%) J2SE
15 19 (3.83%) Middleware
15 19 (3.83%) REST
16 18 (3.63%) D3.js
16 18 (3.63%) Hibernate
17 15 (3.02%) Reactive Extensions
18 13 (2.62%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 186 (37.50%) Derivative
2 125 (25.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 106 (21.37%) Equities
4 50 (10.08%) Hedge funds
5 48 (9.68%) OTC Derivatives
6 30 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (5.44%) Equity Derivative
8 25 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (3.63%) User Experience
10 15 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (2.82%) Virtual Team
12 11 (2.22%) Credit Risk
13 10 (2.02%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (1.81%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.61%) Management Information System
16 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (1.01%) Algorithms
17 5 (1.01%) Reference Data
17 5 (1.01%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.85%) Windows
2 26 (5.24%) Linux
3 22 (4.44%) Unix
4 4 (0.81%) Solaris
5 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.40%) Windows NT
5 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (43.95%) Asset Management
3 157 (31.65%) Software Engineering
4 87 (17.54%) DevOps
5 80 (16.13%) Portfolio Management
6 76 (15.32%) Decision-Making
7 74 (14.92%) Investment Management
8 73 (14.72%) Front End Development
9 52 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (9.68%) TDD
11 44 (8.87%) Electronic Trading
11 44 (8.87%) Fund Management
12 42 (8.47%) Mentoring
12 42 (8.47%) SDLC
13 39 (7.86%) Multithreading
14 36 (7.26%) Workflow
15 35 (7.06%) Analytics
16 29 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (5.44%) Test Automation
18 26 (5.24%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 223 (44.96%) Java
2 168 (33.87%) Python
3 148 (29.84%) C#
4 142 (28.63%) SQL
5 98 (19.76%) JavaScript
6 66 (13.31%) C++
7 25 (5.04%) R
8 21 (4.23%) TypeScript
9 15 (3.02%) Scala
10 14 (2.82%) Java 8
11 11 (2.22%) VBA
12 9 (1.81%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.41%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.01%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.01%) Go
16 4 (0.81%) C
16 4 (0.81%) ES6
16 4 (0.81%) Perl
17 3 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 23 (4.64%) AWS Certification
1 23 (4.64%) Degree
2 6 (1.21%) CFA
2 6 (1.21%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.01%) PhD
4 2 (0.40%) CISSP
4 2 (0.40%) ISEB
4 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.40%) PMP
5 1 (0.20%) MBA
5 1 (0.20%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.43%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.40%) MiFID
2 2 (0.40%) UCITS
3 1 (0.20%) EMIR
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (24.19%) Docker
2 4 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.60%) Varnish
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 74 (14.92%) Terraform
2 73 (14.72%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.60%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Automic
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 45 (9.07%) Bloomberg
2 44 (8.87%) Reuters
3 32 (6.45%) Oracle
4 27 (5.44%) Telerik
5 25 (5.04%) Charles River
6 23 (4.64%) Microsoft
7 15 (3.02%) Sybase
8 11 (2.22%) TIBCO
9 9 (1.81%) Murex
10 7 (1.41%) Tableau
11 6 (1.21%) DevExpress
11 6 (1.21%) FactSet
12 5 (1.01%) RedGate
13 4 (0.81%) ION Trading
13 4 (0.81%) SimCorp
14 3 (0.60%) Cognos
14 3 (0.60%) HP
14 3 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
14 3 (0.60%) Solace
15 2 (0.40%) StreamBase