The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 17 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.67% 2.35% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.07% 7.69% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
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£145 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £375 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-44.64% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Fixed Income
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 39.05% 30.59% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 41
Average daily rate £164 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £101 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fixed Income Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fixed Income across the Belfast region.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fixed Income.

1 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Banking
3 10 (58.82%) Equities
3 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
4 8 (47.06%) Investment Banking
5 7 (41.18%) MS Office
6 6 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
7 5 (29.41%) Coaching
8 4 (23.53%) Derivative
8 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
8 4 (23.53%) Java EE
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) OO
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) FpML
9 3 (17.65%) Project Management
9 3 (17.65%) Change Management
9 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (17.65%) People Management
9 3 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fixed Income. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Banking
3 8 (47.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Java EE
2 3 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (17.65%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Equities
2 6 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (23.53%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
1 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
2 5 (29.41%) Coaching
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) People Management
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft