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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 239 204 179
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -25
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 401 433 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.97% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 3.09% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 368 401
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
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
13894 14021 12698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.48% 31.44% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8858 8772 7714
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 563 765
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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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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 -8 397 £575 - 96
South East - 4 £450 - 1
North West - - - -
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (48.50%) Front Office
2 361 (43.44%) Banking
3 345 (41.52%) SQL
4 298 (35.86%) Finance
5 276 (33.21%) Derivative
6 219 (26.35%) Investment Banking
7 216 (25.99%) C#
8 214 (25.75%) Java
9 180 (21.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 179 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
11 150 (18.05%) UNIX
12 143 (17.21%) Oracle
13 139 (16.73%) Equities
14 128 (15.40%) Multithreading
15 123 (14.80%) C++
16 114 (13.72%) .NET
17 109 (13.12%) SQL Server
18 101 (12.15%) Electronic Trading
19 97 (11.67%) TDD
20 94 (11.31%) Windows
21 91 (10.95%) ION Trading
22 87 (10.47%) Python
22 87 (10.47%) Low Latency
23 84 (10.11%) Linux
24 76 (9.15%) TIBCO
25 73 (8.78%) Sybase
25 73 (8.78%) ION MarketView
26 72 (8.66%) XML
26 72 (8.66%) WPF
27 65 (7.82%) Analytical Skills

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 13 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
3 7 (0.84%) Lightstreamer
3 7 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.48%) MQSeries
4 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.48%) Node.js
5 3 (0.36%) MTS
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.24%) JBoss
6 2 (0.24%) Apache
6 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.12%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.12%) Liferay
7 1 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 43 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.41%) MS Project
3 14 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) MS Office
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 73 (8.78%) ION MarketView
2 20 (2.41%) RMDS
3 12 (1.44%) LatentZero
4 8 (0.96%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.48%) FLEXCUBE
5 4 (0.48%) Summit
5 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.36%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 3 (0.36%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.24%) Global One
7 2 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.12%) Algo Collateral
8 1 (0.12%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) 3000 Xtra
8 1 (0.12%) Tesseract
8 1 (0.12%) Minerva
8 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.81%) Firewall
2 10 (1.20%) Multicast
3 6 (0.72%) HTTP
4 4 (0.48%) DNS
4 4 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.24%) Intranet
5 2 (0.24%) Internet
5 2 (0.24%) SAN
5 2 (0.24%) DHCP
5 2 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.12%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.12%) AMQP
6 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.12%) Network Security
6 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.12%) SSH
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 29 (3.49%) KDB
4 13 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.44%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.20%) DB2
6 10 (1.20%) QlikView
7 9 (1.08%) Big Data
7 9 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.08%) MS Access
8 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.60%) DB2 UDB
10 5 (0.60%) Star Schema
10 5 (0.60%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (2.89%) JUnit
2 19 (2.29%) Mockito
3 13 (1.56%) Subversion
3 13 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.44%) Maven
4 12 (1.44%) JIRA
5 11 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.08%) TestNG
7 8 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (0.96%) NUnit
7 8 (0.96%) Selenium
8 7 (0.84%) Jasmine
9 6 (0.72%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (0.72%) Moq
10 5 (0.60%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.60%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.48%) Toad
11 4 (0.48%) jMock
11 4 (0.48%) Grunt
General
1 403 (48.50%) Front Office
2 361 (43.44%) Banking
3 298 (35.86%) Finance
4 219 (26.35%) Investment Banking
5 52 (6.26%) Back Office
6 24 (2.89%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.20%) Retail
8 7 (0.84%) Marketing
9 3 (0.36%) Games
9 3 (0.36%) Legal
9 3 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 407 (48.98%) Developer
2 238 (28.64%) Analyst
3 138 (16.61%) Java Developer
4 108 (13.00%) Business Analyst
5 106 (12.76%) C# Developer
6 69 (8.30%) Support Analyst
7 63 (7.58%) Applications Support
8 50 (6.02%) Senior Developer
9 48 (5.78%) C++ Developer
10 43 (5.17%) Project Manager
11 24 (2.89%) Test Analyst
12 23 (2.77%) Applications Support Analyst
12 23 (2.77%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (2.41%) IT Project Manager
13 20 (2.41%) Excel Developer
14 19 (2.29%) WPF Developer
14 19 (2.29%) VBA Developer
14 19 (2.29%) Banking Business Analyst
14 19 (2.29%) SQL Developer
15 18 (2.17%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (13.72%) .NET
2 72 (8.66%) XML
2 72 (8.66%) WPF
3 58 (6.98%) WCF
4 53 (6.38%) FIX Protocol
5 45 (5.42%) HTML
6 38 (4.57%) Spring
6 38 (4.57%) Rendezvous
7 33 (3.97%) Middleware
7 33 (3.97%) HTML5
8 25 (3.01%) WinForms
9 24 (2.89%) STL
10 23 (2.77%) CSS
11 21 (2.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 21 (2.53%) Web Services
12 20 (2.41%) Hibernate
12 20 (2.41%) AngularJS
13 17 (2.05%) J2EE
13 17 (2.05%) JMS
14 16 (1.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 276 (33.21%) Derivative
2 180 (21.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 139 (16.73%) Equities
4 65 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (7.34%) Credit Derivative
6 30 (3.61%) Credit Risk
7 29 (3.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 27 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
8 27 (3.25%) Hedge funds
9 26 (3.13%) Computer Science
10 21 (2.53%) Reference Data
11 19 (2.29%) Market Risk
11 19 (2.29%) Grid Computing
12 18 (2.17%) Management Information System
12 18 (2.17%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.44%) SWIFT
13 12 (1.44%) User Experience
14 10 (1.20%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.96%) iPad
16 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 150 (18.05%) UNIX
2 94 (11.31%) Windows
3 84 (10.11%) Linux
4 17 (2.05%) Windows 7
5 13 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.60%) Solaris
7 3 (0.36%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (15.40%) Multithreading
3 101 (12.15%) Electronic Trading
4 97 (11.67%) TDD
5 87 (10.47%) Low Latency
6 63 (7.58%) Business Analysis
7 62 (7.46%) Analytics
8 59 (7.10%) Asset Management
9 56 (6.74%) OO
10 47 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 45 (5.42%) E-Commerce
12 43 (5.17%) Project Management
13 39 (4.69%) Investment Management
14 38 (4.57%) Risk Management
15 37 (4.45%) ITIL
15 37 (4.45%) Data Modelling
15 37 (4.45%) Data Analysis
16 28 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (3.25%) Scrum
18 24 (2.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 345 (41.52%) SQL
2 216 (25.99%) C#
3 214 (25.75%) Java
4 123 (14.80%) C++
5 87 (10.47%) Python
6 59 (7.10%) Perl
7 54 (6.50%) VBA
8 35 (4.21%) JavaScript
9 31 (3.73%) PL/SQL
10 24 (2.89%) Shell Script
11 14 (1.68%) VB
11 14 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.44%) C
13 7 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.72%) Korn
14 6 (0.72%) Scala
15 5 (0.60%) Ruby
15 5 (0.60%) VBScript
16 4 (0.48%) VC++
17 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (6.74%) Degree
2 10 (1.20%) ISEB
3 5 (0.60%) PhD
4 4 (0.48%) CFA
5 3 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) GCIA
7 1 (0.12%) CISSP
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CNA
7 1 (0.12%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) MCP
7 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.12%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.61%) QA
2 14 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.20%) EMIR
5 5 (0.60%) MiFID
6 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) Basel II
7 2 (0.24%) UCITS
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 22 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.41%) ITRS Geneos
3 11 (1.32%) Control-M
4 4 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 143 (17.21%) Oracle
2 91 (10.95%) ION Trading
3 76 (9.15%) TIBCO
4 73 (8.78%) Sybase
5 50 (6.02%) Microsoft
6 35 (4.21%) thinkFolio
7 30 (3.61%) Bloomberg
8 29 (3.49%) Murex
9 23 (2.77%) Reuters
10 18 (2.17%) Tableau
11 16 (1.93%) MarketAxess
12 15 (1.81%) Tradeweb
13 14 (1.68%) Charles River
14 13 (1.56%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.56%) eSpeed
15 12 (1.44%) Syncfusion
16 11 (1.32%) Calypso
17 10 (1.20%) GoldenSource
18 9 (1.08%) DevExpress
18 9 (1.08%) IBM
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