The first 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 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 England 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 209 142 139
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -3
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 462 699 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 1.50% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.63% 5.63% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 577 632
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £693 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12736 12422 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.80% 26.65% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7776 7663 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 543 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Fixed Income
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -35 461 £575 +4.07% 94
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 466 (48.80%) Front Office
2 383 (40.10%) Banking
3 343 (35.92%) Finance
4 324 (33.93%) SQL
5 318 (33.30%) Derivative
6 282 (29.53%) Investment Banking
7 251 (26.28%) Java
8 218 (22.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 199 (20.84%) C++
10 185 (19.37%) Equities
11 184 (19.27%) C#
12 159 (16.65%) UNIX
13 129 (13.51%) Multithreading
14 126 (13.19%) Oracle
15 125 (13.09%) SQL Server
16 119 (12.46%) Low Latency
17 108 (11.31%) Linux
18 105 (10.99%) Windows
18 105 (10.99%) Python
19 102 (10.68%) .NET
20 96 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
20 96 (10.05%) Asset Management
20 96 (10.05%) Degree
21 89 (9.32%) Electronic Trading
22 88 (9.21%) VBA
23 87 (9.11%) TIBCO
24 84 (8.80%) Risk Management
25 80 (8.38%) Perl
26 79 (8.27%) Sybase
27 77 (8.06%) Analytics

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (1.15%) Apache
3 8 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (0.52%) Confluence
5 5 (0.52%) AquaLogic
6 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.31%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.21%) MTS
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.21%) Mule
9 1 (0.10%) Jetty
9 1 (0.10%) GemFire
9 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.10%) IIS
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.10%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 39 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.57%) MS Office
3 9 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.84%) MS Project
5 7 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (3.98%) ION MarketView
2 16 (1.68%) RMDS
3 13 (1.36%) LatentZero
4 12 (1.26%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.52%) Summit
6 4 (0.42%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
8 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.10%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.10%) Findur
9 1 (0.10%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.10%) LongView
9 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.10%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.04%) Firewall
2 22 (2.30%) Multicast
3 8 (0.84%) Internet
4 7 (0.73%) SAN
5 6 (0.63%) Intranet
6 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.42%) FTP
7 4 (0.42%) HTTP
8 3 (0.31%) Network Security
9 2 (0.21%) LDAP
9 2 (0.21%) SSL
10 1 (0.10%) NAS
10 1 (0.10%) AMQP
10 1 (0.10%) LAN
10 1 (0.10%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) BGP
10 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.98%) Relational Database
3 37 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.78%) KDB
7 15 (1.57%) MS Access
8 14 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.94%) Big Data
11 8 (0.84%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.84%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.73%) OLAP
13 6 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.52%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.42%) MongoDB
16 3 (0.31%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (3.77%) JUnit
2 20 (2.09%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.09%) Maven
3 18 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.78%) Ant
5 16 (1.68%) Subversion
6 15 (1.57%) Mockito
6 15 (1.57%) JIRA
7 11 (1.15%) NUnit
8 10 (1.05%) FitNesse
9 9 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (0.84%) Selenium
10 8 (0.84%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.84%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.73%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.63%) jMock
13 5 (0.52%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.42%) Git (software)
15 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 466 (48.80%) Front Office
2 383 (40.10%) Banking
3 343 (35.92%) Finance
4 282 (29.53%) Investment Banking
5 74 (7.75%) Back Office
6 33 (3.46%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.15%) Retail
8 6 (0.63%) Legal
9 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.42%) Publishing
10 3 (0.31%) Games
10 3 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.10%) French Language
12 1 (0.10%) German Language
12 1 (0.10%) Marketing
12 1 (0.10%) International Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 396 (41.47%) Developer
2 300 (31.41%) Analyst
3 186 (19.48%) Business Analyst
4 149 (15.60%) Java Developer
5 75 (7.85%) C# Developer
6 66 (6.91%) C++ Developer
7 58 (6.07%) Project Manager
8 52 (5.45%) Applications Support
9 51 (5.34%) Support Analyst
10 39 (4.08%) Quantitative Developer
11 37 (3.87%) Senior Developer
12 33 (3.46%) SQL Developer
13 29 (3.04%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 27 (2.83%) C++ Quantitative Developer
15 24 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
15 24 (2.51%) Python Developer
16 21 (2.20%) Front Office Developer
17 19 (1.99%) Senior Java Developer
17 19 (1.99%) VBA Developer
17 19 (1.99%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (10.68%) .NET
2 70 (7.33%) Spring
3 59 (6.18%) XML
4 45 (4.71%) WPF
5 44 (4.61%) Rendezvous
6 43 (4.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 42 (4.40%) WCF
8 34 (3.56%) STL
8 34 (3.56%) FIX Protocol
9 33 (3.46%) Middleware
10 32 (3.35%) Hibernate
10 32 (3.35%) HTML
11 28 (2.93%) Web Services
12 24 (2.51%) JMS
12 24 (2.51%) WinForms
13 22 (2.30%) J2EE
14 17 (1.78%) Java EE
15 16 (1.68%) FpML
15 16 (1.68%) HTML5
16 12 (1.26%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 318 (33.30%) Derivative
2 218 (22.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 185 (19.37%) Equities
4 48 (5.03%) Credit Derivative
5 44 (4.61%) Credit Risk
6 36 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
7 33 (3.46%) Computer Science
8 29 (3.04%) Management Information System
9 26 (2.72%) Reference Data
9 26 (2.72%) Market Risk
10 18 (1.88%) Grid Computing
10 18 (1.88%) Hedge funds
11 16 (1.68%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 10 (1.05%) iPad
14 7 (0.73%) EMC Centera
15 6 (0.63%) Economics
16 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.52%) Swaptions
16 5 (0.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 159 (16.65%) UNIX
2 108 (11.31%) Linux
3 105 (10.99%) Windows
4 24 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 17 (1.78%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.21%) SUSE
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (13.51%) Multithreading
2 119 (12.46%) Low Latency
3 96 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (10.05%) Asset Management
4 89 (9.32%) Electronic Trading
5 84 (8.80%) Risk Management
6 77 (8.06%) Analytics
7 70 (7.33%) TDD
8 68 (7.12%) Business Analysis
9 66 (6.91%) Project Management
10 65 (6.81%) Investment Management
11 54 (5.65%) Migration
12 52 (5.45%) Change Management
13 49 (5.13%) OO
13 49 (5.13%) Fund Management
14 45 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 44 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (3.77%) Data Analysis
17 32 (3.35%) Portfolio Management
18 31 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 324 (33.93%) SQL
2 251 (26.28%) Java
3 199 (20.84%) C++
4 184 (19.27%) C#
5 105 (10.99%) Python
6 88 (9.21%) VBA
7 80 (8.38%) Perl
8 39 (4.08%) Scala
9 26 (2.72%) JavaScript
10 25 (2.62%) VB
11 24 (2.51%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.88%) VC++
14 9 (0.94%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.94%) C
15 8 (0.84%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.73%) Korn
17 5 (0.52%) Bourne shell
18 4 (0.42%) XAML
18 4 (0.42%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 96 (10.05%) Degree
2 10 (1.05%) PhD
3 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.52%) ISEB
4 5 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.52%) CIMA
5 4 (0.42%) CFA
6 3 (0.31%) MCSE
6 3 (0.31%) CISSP
7 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.21%) CISA
7 2 (0.21%) ACCA
8 1 (0.10%) MCP
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.10%) PMP
8 1 (0.10%) CNA
8 1 (0.10%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.10%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.50%) EMIR
2 38 (3.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 32 (3.35%) QA
4 12 (1.26%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.94%) Basel III
6 5 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.42%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.31%) Basel II
9 2 (0.21%) MiFID
10 1 (0.10%) FATCA
10 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.10%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) NFS
4 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (1.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 11 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.73%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.42%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.42%) Control-M
5 3 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.21%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (0.21%) Puppet
7 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 126 (13.19%) Oracle
2 87 (9.11%) TIBCO
3 79 (8.27%) Sybase
4 75 (7.85%) Microsoft
5 67 (7.02%) ION Trading
6 60 (6.28%) Bloomberg
7 48 (5.03%) Reuters
8 33 (3.46%) MarketAxess
9 32 (3.35%) Charles River
10 29 (3.04%) thinkFolio
11 25 (2.62%) Red Hat
12 23 (2.41%) eSpeed
13 15 (1.57%) Perforce
14 13 (1.36%) Tableau
14 13 (1.36%) HP
15 12 (1.26%) DataSynapse
15 12 (1.26%) Murex
15 12 (1.26%) Fidessa
15 12 (1.26%) Tradeweb
16 10 (1.05%) JBoss
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ripe4
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £675 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £1000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £540 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago