The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fixed Income
Rank 304 234 222
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -12
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 341 428 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.91% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 2.88% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 358 368
Average daily rate £600 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £145 £400
% change year-on-year
+193.10% -63.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Fixed Income
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15339 14868 14926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.49% 31.65% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10028 9356 9179
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 641 619
Average hourly rate £22.06 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.61 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Fixed Income Jobs Demand Trend in England

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Fixed Income Daily Rate Trend in England

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fixed Income across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Histogram in England

Fixed Income
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income across the England region.

Fixed Income Hourly Rate Trend in England

Fixed Income
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -38 331 £600 +9.09% 81
South East -3 5 £425 -5.55%
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
North West - 2 £675 -
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 403 (54.61%) Finance
2 365 (49.46%) Banking
3 283 (38.35%) Front Office
4 274 (37.13%) Derivative
5 259 (35.09%) Investment Banking
6 257 (34.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 242 (32.79%) SQL
8 235 (31.84%) Equities
9 163 (22.09%) Java
10 151 (20.46%) C#
11 141 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
12 126 (17.07%) SQL Server
13 115 (15.58%) Unix
14 101 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
15 98 (13.28%) Linux
16 95 (12.87%) Electronic Trading
17 90 (12.20%) Business Analysis
18 80 (10.84%) C++
19 74 (10.03%) Risk Management
20 73 (9.89%) Multithreading
21 72 (9.76%) Asset Management
22 71 (9.62%) Back Office
23 70 (9.49%) Analytics
24 67 (9.08%) Degree
25 64 (8.67%) QA
26 63 (8.54%) VBA
26 63 (8.54%) Oracle
27 61 (8.27%) Sybase
28 59 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
29 58 (7.86%) HTML

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 12 (1.63%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (1.36%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.68%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.54%) Apache
7 4 (0.54%) Confluence
7 4 (0.54%) GemFire
7 4 (0.54%) Mule
7 4 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.41%) IIS
8 3 (0.41%) JBoss
8 3 (0.41%) Node.js
8 3 (0.41%) SAS
9 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.27%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (3.79%) Photoshop
2 27 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (3.52%) MS Excel
4 14 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.68%) MS Office
6 5 (0.68%) MS Project
7 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.71%) ION MarketView
2 19 (2.57%) thinkFolio
3 16 (2.17%) RMDS
4 13 (1.76%) Markit EDM
5 12 (1.63%) LatentZero
6 10 (1.36%) SimCorp Dimension
7 9 (1.22%) Front Arena
8 6 (0.81%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.54%) Kondor
10 3 (0.41%) Summit
10 3 (0.41%) SunGard GMI
11 2 (0.27%) Eikon
11 2 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.27%) Loan IQ
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.27%) Rolfe and Nolan
11 2 (0.27%) SunGard Martini
12 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.68%) HTTP
1 5 (0.68%) Internet
1 5 (0.68%) Multicast
1 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.54%) Intranet
2 4 (0.54%) SSL
3 3 (0.41%) Firewall
3 3 (0.41%) LAN
4 2 (0.27%) DWDM
4 2 (0.27%) MPLS
4 2 (0.27%) Network Security
4 2 (0.27%) NGN
4 2 (0.27%) Packet Switching
4 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.27%) Unicast
4 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.27%) VPN
4 2 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.25%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.57%) Big Data
7 18 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (2.03%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.90%) Pentaho
10 13 (1.76%) Data Mining
11 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.36%) QlikView
13 9 (1.22%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.95%) MS Access
15 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.68%) MySQL
17 4 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
17 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (4.74%) JIRA
2 32 (4.34%) JUnit
3 24 (3.25%) Gradle
4 20 (2.71%) Eclipse
4 20 (2.71%) Subversion
5 16 (2.17%) Maven
6 15 (2.03%) Axure RP
7 10 (1.36%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (1.22%) ClearCase
8 9 (1.22%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.08%) ClearQuest
9 8 (1.08%) HP UFT
9 8 (1.08%) Selenium
9 8 (1.08%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.54%) EasyMock
11 4 (0.54%) Mockito
11 4 (0.54%) NUnit
General
1 403 (54.61%) Finance
2 365 (49.46%) Banking
3 283 (38.35%) Front Office
4 259 (35.09%) Investment Banking
5 71 (9.62%) Back Office
6 40 (5.42%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.03%) Retail
8 11 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
8 11 (1.49%) General Ledger
9 7 (0.95%) Legal
10 6 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
11 4 (0.54%) Publishing
12 3 (0.41%) Advertising
12 3 (0.41%) Marketing
12 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 298 (40.38%) Developer
2 233 (31.57%) Analyst
3 150 (20.33%) Business Analyst
4 82 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 81 (10.98%) C# Developer
6 45 (6.10%) Project Manager
7 44 (5.96%) Front Office Developer
8 39 (5.28%) Senior Developer
9 37 (5.01%) SQL Developer
10 35 (4.74%) C++ Developer
10 35 (4.74%) Designer
10 35 (4.74%) UX Designer
11 34 (4.61%) Applications Support
11 34 (4.61%) Banking Analyst
12 32 (4.34%) Quantitative Developer
13 27 (3.66%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 26 (3.52%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
15 25 (3.39%) IT Analyst
15 25 (3.39%) IT Business Analyst
16 24 (3.25%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.86%) HTML
2 53 (7.18%) .NET
3 44 (5.96%) XML
4 42 (5.69%) WPF
5 40 (5.42%) FIX Protocol
6 32 (4.34%) Spring
7 28 (3.79%) HTML5
8 25 (3.39%) WCF
9 24 (3.25%) AngularJS
10 20 (2.71%) FpML
11 19 (2.57%) JMS
12 17 (2.30%) React
13 16 (2.17%) Web Services
14 15 (2.03%) Flash
15 14 (1.90%) J2EE
16 13 (1.76%) Middleware
16 13 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
16 13 (1.76%) WinForms
17 11 (1.49%) Hibernate
17 11 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 274 (37.13%) Derivative
2 257 (34.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 235 (31.84%) Equities
4 101 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (7.32%) Equity Derivative
6 48 (6.50%) Market Risk
6 48 (6.50%) User Experience
7 39 (5.28%) Hedge funds
8 30 (4.07%) Grid Computing
9 28 (3.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 27 (3.66%) Mathematics
11 24 (3.25%) Computer Science
11 24 (3.25%) Credit Risk
12 21 (2.85%) Credit Derivative
13 17 (2.30%) Reference Data
14 15 (2.03%) Physics
14 15 (2.03%) Statistics
15 14 (1.90%) Visualisation
16 11 (1.49%) SWIFT
17 10 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 115 (15.58%) Unix
2 98 (13.28%) Linux
3 56 (7.59%) Windows
4 11 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.08%) Solaris
6 6 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.41%) AIX
8 2 (0.27%) SUSE
8 2 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (12.87%) Electronic Trading
3 90 (12.20%) Business Analysis
4 74 (10.03%) Risk Management
5 73 (9.89%) Multithreading
6 72 (9.76%) Asset Management
7 70 (9.49%) Analytics
8 59 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (7.72%) Investment Management
10 56 (7.59%) Project Management
11 54 (7.32%) TDD
12 47 (6.37%) Low Latency
13 43 (5.83%) SDLC
14 41 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 41 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 39 (5.28%) Migration
16 35 (4.74%) Functional Programming
17 33 (4.47%) OO
18 32 (4.34%) Front End Development
18 32 (4.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 242 (32.79%) SQL
2 163 (22.09%) Java
3 151 (20.46%) C#
4 80 (10.84%) C++
5 63 (8.54%) VBA
6 58 (7.86%) Scala
7 54 (7.32%) Python
8 34 (4.61%) Perl
9 28 (3.79%) JavaScript
10 24 (3.25%) Shell Script
11 20 (2.71%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.17%) XAML
13 14 (1.90%) R
13 14 (1.90%) VB
14 11 (1.49%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.36%) PHP
16 6 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
16 6 (0.81%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (9.08%) Degree
2 8 (1.08%) PhD
3 5 (0.68%) ISEB
3 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 5 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.41%) PMP
6 2 (0.27%) ACCA
6 2 (0.27%) CFA
6 2 (0.27%) CIMA
6 2 (0.27%) MBA
7 1 (0.14%) CCIE
7 1 (0.14%) CCNP
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.14%) CISM
7 1 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.67%) QA
2 27 (3.66%) MiFID
3 13 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (1.63%) EMIR
5 5 (0.68%) Basel III
6 3 (0.41%) SLA
7 2 (0.27%) COREP
7 2 (0.27%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.27%) FATCA
7 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.57%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.36%) Control-M
3 4 (0.54%) Puppet
4 3 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.27%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.27%) Kibana
5 2 (0.27%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 63 (8.54%) Oracle
2 61 (8.27%) Sybase
3 43 (5.83%) Murex
4 35 (4.74%) Microsoft
5 28 (3.79%) Adobe
5 28 (3.79%) ION Trading
6 26 (3.52%) Bloomberg
7 25 (3.39%) Reuters
8 24 (3.25%) TIBCO
9 23 (3.12%) Charles River
10 20 (2.71%) Tableau
11 18 (2.44%) Informatica
12 15 (2.03%) Fidessa
12 15 (2.03%) SunGard
13 14 (1.90%) Alteryx
13 14 (1.90%) DataSynapse
14 11 (1.49%) SimCorp
15 10 (1.36%) Cloudera
15 10 (1.36%) Hortonworks
15 10 (1.36%) Talend
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