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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 205 129 142
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +13
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 522 687 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 1.57% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.91% 5.99% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 574 624
Average daily rate £590 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.00%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13363 11476 13999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.09% 26.25% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8393 7084 8289
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 570 706
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -38 507 £600 +9.09% 51
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 430 (45.65%) Front Office
2 394 (41.83%) Banking
3 372 (39.49%) Finance
4 330 (35.03%) Derivative
5 302 (32.06%) Investment Banking
6 275 (29.19%) SQL
7 241 (25.58%) Java
8 218 (23.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 214 (22.72%) Equities
10 196 (20.81%) C++
11 180 (19.11%) C#
12 143 (15.18%) UNIX
13 130 (13.80%) Oracle
14 128 (13.59%) SQL Server
15 127 (13.48%) Windows
16 118 (12.53%) Multithreading
17 112 (11.89%) .NET
18 102 (10.83%) Python
19 97 (10.30%) Perl
20 96 (10.19%) Linux
20 96 (10.19%) Asset Management
20 96 (10.19%) Low Latency
21 91 (9.66%) Degree
21 91 (9.66%) Project Management
22 89 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
23 88 (9.34%) Business Analysis
23 88 (9.34%) Analytics
24 82 (8.70%) Back Office
25 79 (8.39%) Electronic Trading
26 78 (8.28%) Risk Management

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 27 (2.87%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (1.06%) WebLogic
3 8 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (0.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.64%) GemFire
4 6 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.42%) Apache
6 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.32%) Confluence
6 3 (0.32%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.32%) AquaLogic
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.21%) MTS
7 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.11%) Jetty
8 1 (0.11%) Mule
Applications
1 40 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.23%) MS Office
2 21 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.74%) MS Project
5 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (3.40%) ION MarketView
2 17 (1.80%) Markit EDM
3 13 (1.38%) LatentZero
4 11 (1.17%) Summit
4 11 (1.17%) RMDS
5 4 (0.42%) Capstone
6 3 (0.32%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.32%) Minerva
7 2 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
8 1 (0.11%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.11%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.50%) Firewall
2 29 (3.08%) Multicast
3 7 (0.74%) SAN
3 7 (0.74%) Internet
4 4 (0.42%) LDAP
5 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.32%) FTP
6 2 (0.21%) Network Security
6 2 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.21%) HTTP
6 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) NAS
7 1 (0.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.38%) KDB
8 11 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.96%) DB2
10 9 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (0.85%) MS Access
12 6 (0.64%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.53%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.53%) Big Data
14 4 (0.42%) Data Mart
15 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (3.40%) JUnit
2 19 (2.02%) JIRA
2 19 (2.02%) Maven
3 18 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.80%) Ant
5 16 (1.70%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.49%) Mockito
7 8 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.74%) Subversion
9 4 (0.42%) NUnit
9 4 (0.42%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.32%) jMock
10 3 (0.32%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.21%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.21%) Gradle
11 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.11%) GCC
General
1 430 (45.65%) Front Office
2 394 (41.83%) Banking
3 372 (39.49%) Finance
4 302 (32.06%) Investment Banking
5 82 (8.70%) Back Office
6 49 (5.20%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.59%) Retail
8 9 (0.96%) Legal
9 8 (0.85%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.21%) French Language
11 2 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.11%) Games
12 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 347 (36.84%) Developer
2 297 (31.53%) Analyst
3 211 (22.40%) Business Analyst
4 114 (12.10%) Java Developer
5 87 (9.24%) Project Manager
6 77 (8.17%) C# Developer
7 72 (7.64%) C++ Developer
8 55 (5.84%) Applications Support
9 41 (4.35%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 39 (4.14%) Support Analyst
11 34 (3.61%) Architect
12 30 (3.18%) Quantitative Developer
13 28 (2.97%) Senior Developer
14 26 (2.76%) Banking Business Analyst
15 23 (2.44%) Support Engineer
16 22 (2.34%) C++ Quantitative Developer
16 22 (2.34%) SQL Developer
16 22 (2.34%) Data Architect
16 22 (2.34%) Front Office Developer
17 21 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (11.89%) .NET
2 65 (6.90%) Spring
3 59 (6.26%) WPF
4 49 (5.20%) WCF
5 45 (4.78%) Rendezvous
6 43 (4.56%) Middleware
7 33 (3.50%) JMS
8 32 (3.40%) WinForms
8 32 (3.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 31 (3.29%) Hibernate
10 27 (2.87%) XML
11 24 (2.55%) STL
11 24 (2.55%) J2EE
12 23 (2.44%) Web Services
13 19 (2.02%) FIX Protocol
14 18 (1.91%) HTML
15 15 (1.59%) ASP.NET
16 13 (1.38%) HTML5
17 11 (1.17%) CSS
18 10 (1.06%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 330 (35.03%) Derivative
2 218 (23.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 214 (22.72%) Equities
4 61 (6.48%) Credit Derivative
5 58 (6.16%) Credit Risk
6 36 (3.82%) Grid Computing
7 35 (3.72%) Equity Derivative
8 30 (3.18%) Computer Science
9 28 (2.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 25 (2.65%) Market Risk
11 24 (2.55%) Reference Data
12 21 (2.23%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.80%) Hedge funds
14 13 (1.38%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.96%) iPad
16 7 (0.74%) EMC Centera
17 6 (0.64%) Swaptions
17 6 (0.64%) PMI
18 4 (0.42%) Data Integration
18 4 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 143 (15.18%) UNIX
2 127 (13.48%) Windows
3 96 (10.19%) Linux
4 31 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.34%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.02%) Windows XP
7 8 (0.85%) Solaris
8 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.11%) Android
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (12.53%) Multithreading
2 96 (10.19%) Asset Management
2 96 (10.19%) Low Latency
3 91 (9.66%) Project Management
4 89 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (9.34%) Business Analysis
5 88 (9.34%) Analytics
6 79 (8.39%) Electronic Trading
7 78 (8.28%) Risk Management
8 63 (6.69%) Investment Management
9 60 (6.37%) Change Management
10 51 (5.41%) OO
11 49 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 44 (4.67%) TDD
13 40 (4.25%) Fund Management
14 38 (4.03%) Scrum
15 36 (3.82%) Data Modelling
16 33 (3.50%) Migration
17 29 (3.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 275 (29.19%) SQL
2 241 (25.58%) Java
3 196 (20.81%) C++
4 180 (19.11%) C#
5 102 (10.83%) Python
6 97 (10.30%) Perl
7 61 (6.48%) VBA
8 50 (5.31%) Scala
9 20 (2.12%) VB
9 20 (2.12%) Shell Script
10 18 (1.91%) JavaScript
11 15 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.74%) VC++
14 5 (0.53%) C
15 4 (0.42%) Groovy
16 3 (0.32%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.32%) Korn
17 2 (0.21%) Lua
17 2 (0.21%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 91 (9.66%) Degree
2 15 (1.59%) ISEB
3 9 (0.96%) PhD
4 7 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.42%) CIMA
5 4 (0.42%) CISSP
5 4 (0.42%) IIBA
5 4 (0.42%) CBAP
6 2 (0.21%) CFA
6 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.21%) GCIA
6 2 (0.21%) CISMP
6 2 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.21%) GIAC
6 2 (0.21%) ACCA
6 2 (0.21%) CISM
6 2 (0.21%) CNA
6 2 (0.21%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.41%) EMIR
2 47 (4.99%) Dodd-Frank
3 23 (2.44%) QA
4 15 (1.59%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.17%) Basel III
6 6 (0.64%) MiFID
7 5 (0.53%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.32%) FATCA
9 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.21%) SLA
10 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.11%) GCP
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (0.53%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.74%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.64%) Control-M
4 4 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.21%) Puppet
7 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 130 (13.80%) Oracle
2 74 (7.86%) TIBCO
3 69 (7.32%) Bloomberg
4 66 (7.01%) Sybase
4 66 (7.01%) ION Trading
5 65 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 53 (5.63%) Reuters
7 38 (4.03%) MarketAxess
8 31 (3.29%) eSpeed
9 29 (3.08%) thinkFolio
9 29 (3.08%) Red Hat
10 19 (2.02%) Charles River
10 19 (2.02%) DataSynapse
11 17 (1.80%) Murex
12 15 (1.59%) HP
13 14 (1.49%) Fidessa
14 13 (1.38%) Perforce
14 13 (1.38%) Tradeweb
15 12 (1.27%) Calypso
16 9 (0.96%) JBoss
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Aston Carter
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Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £557 - £607 per day
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Rate: £575 - £625 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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