Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 193 169
Rank change year-on-year +68 -24 -35
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 543 637 764
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.18% 1.49% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.21% 4.25% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 464 579
Median daily rate £675 £650 £620
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.84% -
10th Percentile £500 £500 £475
90th Percentile £800 £775 £750
England median daily rate £675 £650 £620
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.84% -
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 8,749 14,971 16,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.12% 35.04% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,075 10,511 11,986
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £303 £315 £308
90th Percentile £713 £700 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 239 293
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.51% -5.28%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.50 £12.49
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.10 £48.70
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.34 £21.70
% change year-on-year +19.49% -1.66% +8.79%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 +18 65 £725 +3.57% 18
Fixed Income
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 411 (75.69%) Front Office
2 356 (65.56%) Java
3 354 (65.19%) Finance
4 315 (58.01%) Agile Software Development
5 285 (52.49%) Asset Management
6 269 (49.54%) Derivative
7 267 (49.17%) Web Services
8 263 (48.43%) AWS
9 242 (44.57%) Software Engineering
10 232 (42.73%) Equities
11 231 (42.54%) Python
12 207 (38.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 205 (37.75%) Banking
14 196 (36.10%) Hedge funds
15 173 (31.86%) SQL
16 171 (31.49%) JavaScript
17 144 (26.52%) React
18 132 (24.31%) Decision-Making
19 129 (23.76%) C#
20 127 (23.39%) AngularJS
21 126 (23.20%) Investment Banking
22 123 (22.65%) Azure
23 116 (21.36%) Investment Management
24 114 (20.99%) R
25 113 (20.81%) J2EE
26 112 (20.63%) DevOps
26 112 (20.63%) GCP
27 108 (19.89%) Electronic Trading
28 101 (18.60%) Oracle
29 96 (17.68%) Docker

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 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (1.66%) IIS
4 7 (1.29%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.18%) Jupyter
Applications
1 19 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (7.37%) Markit EDM
2 37 (6.81%) FINCAD Analytics
3 22 (4.05%) SimCorp Dimension
4 18 (3.31%) PolarLake
5 11 (2.03%) Eagle PACE
5 11 (2.03%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.92%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.18%) Eze OMS
7 1 (0.18%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 263 (48.43%) AWS
2 123 (22.65%) Azure
3 112 (20.63%) GCP
4 84 (15.47%) Amazon SQS
4 84 (15.47%) AWS Lambda
4 84 (15.47%) Serverless
5 82 (15.10%) Amazon S3
6 78 (14.36%) Amazon ECS
7 74 (13.63%) Amazon EC2
7 74 (13.63%) OpenShift
8 62 (11.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 37 (6.81%) AWS Step Functions
10 4 (0.74%) PaaS
11 3 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.55%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.18%) npm
12 1 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.55%) RTMP
2 2 (0.37%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (17.68%) Amazon RDS
2 82 (15.10%) Amazon Redshift
3 67 (12.34%) SQL Server
4 60 (11.05%) NoSQL
5 57 (10.50%) Amazon Athena
6 55 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (8.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 46 (8.47%) Relational Database
9 40 (7.37%) RDBMS
10 35 (6.45%) MongoDB
11 34 (6.26%) Amazon Aurora
12 30 (5.52%) Redis
13 27 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (4.97%) Couchbase
13 27 (4.97%) DB2
13 27 (4.97%) HBase
13 27 (4.97%) MariaDB
13 27 (4.97%) Neo4j
14 15 (2.76%) Tick Data
15 7 (1.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 74 (13.63%) Artifactory
2 73 (13.44%) RStudio
3 59 (10.87%) Jenkins
4 34 (6.26%) TeamCity
5 31 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 25 (4.60%) Subversion
7 23 (4.24%) JIRA
8 15 (2.76%) Maven
8 15 (2.76%) Moq
9 14 (2.58%) JUnit
10 6 (1.10%) Ant
11 4 (0.74%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.74%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.74%) tSQLt
12 3 (0.55%) Mockito
12 3 (0.55%) NUnit
12 3 (0.55%) Selenium
12 3 (0.55%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 411 (75.69%) Front Office
2 354 (65.19%) Finance
3 205 (37.75%) Banking
4 126 (23.20%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.87%) Back Office
6 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.74%) Legal
8 3 (0.55%) Retail
9 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (60.77%) Developer
2 160 (29.47%) Java Developer
3 115 (21.18%) AWS Developer
4 72 (13.26%) Front Office Developer
5 68 (12.52%) Senior Developer
6 66 (12.15%) AWS Engineer
7 65 (11.97%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 54 (9.94%) Python Developer
9 50 (9.21%) C# Developer
9 50 (9.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 49 (9.02%) Architect
11 47 (8.66%) Java Engineer
12 46 (8.47%) Analyst
12 46 (8.47%) Software Engineer
13 39 (7.18%) Lead Developer
14 38 (7.00%) Python Engineer
15 37 (6.81%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
16 36 (6.63%) React Developer
17 33 (6.08%) Java Software Developer
18 32 (5.89%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (49.17%) Web Services
2 144 (26.52%) React
3 127 (23.39%) AngularJS
4 113 (20.81%) J2EE
5 86 (15.84%) .NET
6 78 (14.36%) Node.js
7 55 (10.13%) Vue.js
8 53 (9.76%) J2SE
9 33 (6.08%) FIX Protocol
10 32 (5.89%) HTML
11 26 (4.79%) WPF
12 23 (4.24%) Redux
13 22 (4.05%) REST
14 19 (3.50%) Reactive Extensions
14 19 (3.50%) Spring
15 18 (3.31%) HTML5
16 13 (2.39%) D3.js
16 13 (2.39%) Kafka
17 12 (2.21%) .NET Framework
18 11 (2.03%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 269 (49.54%) Derivative
2 232 (42.73%) Equities
3 207 (38.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 196 (36.10%) Hedge funds
5 75 (13.81%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (10.50%) Equity Derivative
7 53 (9.76%) Blog
8 50 (9.21%) Reference Data
9 45 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (4.05%) Algorithms
11 21 (3.87%) Market Risk
11 21 (3.87%) Public Cloud
11 21 (3.87%) User Experience
12 18 (3.31%) OTC Derivatives
13 13 (2.39%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.84%) Credit Derivative
15 9 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.66%) Virtual Team
16 7 (1.29%) Credit Risk
17 3 (0.55%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.16%) Linux
2 18 (3.31%) Windows
3 9 (1.66%) Unix
3 9 (1.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (58.01%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (52.49%) Asset Management
3 242 (44.57%) Software Engineering
4 132 (24.31%) Decision-Making
5 116 (21.36%) Investment Management
6 112 (20.63%) DevOps
7 108 (19.89%) Electronic Trading
8 92 (16.94%) Analytics
9 91 (16.76%) Microservices
9 91 (16.76%) Portfolio Management
10 74 (13.63%) TDD
11 67 (12.34%) Multithreading
12 60 (11.05%) Business Analysis
13 55 (10.13%) Open Source
14 54 (9.94%) Front End Development
15 51 (9.39%) Deployment Automation
16 50 (9.21%) Migration
17 48 (8.84%) Scrum
18 42 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (6.81%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 356 (65.56%) Java
2 231 (42.54%) Python
3 173 (31.86%) SQL
4 171 (31.49%) JavaScript
5 129 (23.76%) C#
6 114 (20.99%) R
7 63 (11.60%) C++
8 45 (8.29%) Kotlin
9 29 (5.34%) Scala
10 22 (4.05%) TypeScript
11 18 (3.31%) VBA
12 10 (1.84%) Java 8
13 8 (1.47%) PHP
14 7 (1.29%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.92%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.74%) VB
17 3 (0.55%) C
17 3 (0.55%) Haskell
18 2 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (2.39%) Degree
2 4 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.55%) ISEB
4 2 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.29%) QA
2 5 (0.92%) UCITS
3 4 (0.74%) MiFID
4 3 (0.55%) EMIR
5 2 (0.37%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 96 (17.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 81 (14.92%) Kubernetes
2 76 (14.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 101 (18.60%) Oracle
2 56 (10.31%) Google
3 52 (9.58%) Bloomberg
4 35 (6.45%) Charles River
5 32 (5.89%) Microsoft
6 29 (5.34%) Sybase
7 24 (4.42%) ION Trading
8 23 (4.24%) SimCorp
9 22 (4.05%) Calypso
10 20 (3.68%) GoldenSource
11 15 (2.76%) DevExpress
11 15 (2.76%) RedGate
12 9 (1.66%) Reuters
13 7 (1.29%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.55%) CA Agile Central
15 2 (0.37%) CA
15 2 (0.37%) Cognizant
15 2 (0.37%) Eze Software Group
15 2 (0.37%) FIS
15 2 (0.37%) SmartStream