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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 14 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.64% 0.88% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£81 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -
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
25 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 45.45% 37.17% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 25
Average daily rate £175 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £103 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (100.00%) Equities
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (60.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (60.00%) Derivative
4 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Operations Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Equities
2 3 (60.00%) Derivative
2 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) MATLAB