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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 85 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 1.85% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£413 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
354 271 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.35% 22.34% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 132 85
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.14 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.95 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £19.10 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) Front Office
1 6 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (83.33%) Derivative
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Equities
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
4 2 (33.33%) RIMES
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) MSTest
5 1 (16.67%) Moq
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (16.67%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) Moq
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (100.00%) Front Office
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Equities
2 2 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (33.33%) RIMES
3 1 (16.67%) Charles River