The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 78 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.098% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 0.61% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£650 £325 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
207 163 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.39% 15.90% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 74 59
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -38.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £15.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.80 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Fixed Income
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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 1 August 2014.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (83.33%) Asset Management
2 12 (66.67%) Derivative
3 11 (61.11%) Front Office
4 10 (55.56%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) Equities
5 9 (50.00%) Charles River
6 8 (44.44%) Project Management
7 6 (33.33%) Investment Management
7 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (22.22%) Migration
9 4 (22.22%) EMIR
9 4 (22.22%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (16.67%) IIBA
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) Advertising
10 3 (16.67%) Banking
10 3 (16.67%) Retail
10 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
10 3 (16.67%) ISEB
10 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
10 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
11 2 (11.11%) Use Case
11 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
1 1 (5.56%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (5.56%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSTest
1 1 (5.56%) Moq
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (61.11%) Front Office
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Advertising
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Project Delivery Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Derivative
2 10 (55.56%) Equities
3 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Asset Management
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 2 (11.11%) Use Case
7 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Data Management
8 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.56%) Fund Management
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) IIBA
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) EMIR
1 4 (22.22%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Charles River
2 1 (5.56%) thinkFolio
2 1 (5.56%) Fidessa
2 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg