The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 69 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% - 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.57% - 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£650 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £438 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Fixed Income
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
197 182 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.71% 16.49% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 74 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £236 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.19 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.20 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Fixed Income Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Fixed Income Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fixed Income across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 11 (73.33%) Front Office
3 9 (60.00%) Derivative
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Project Management
5 7 (46.67%) Charles River
5 7 (46.67%) Equities
6 5 (33.33%) Investment Management
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (20.00%) Retail
8 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
9 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (6.67%) Markit EDM
10 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (6.67%) FINCAD Analytics
10 1 (6.67%) IIBA
10 1 (6.67%) MSTest
10 1 (6.67%) Moq
10 1 (6.67%) thinkFolio
10 1 (6.67%) LatentZero
10 1 (6.67%) Degree
10 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
10 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
10 1 (6.67%) EMIR
10 1 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LatentZero
1 1 (6.67%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (6.67%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) MSTest
1 1 (6.67%) Moq
General
1 11 (73.33%) Front Office
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Project Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Charles River Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Derivative
2 7 (46.67%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
7 1 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) EMIR
1 1 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Charles River
2 1 (6.67%) thinkFolio
2 1 (6.67%) Fidessa
2 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg