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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 217 207 132
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -75
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 505 503 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.00% 1.00% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 3.15% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 425 573
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£550 £594 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £723 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £95.00 £50.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +185.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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
15548 15970 13780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.76% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 9990 8444
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 624 631
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +6 497 £550 -8.33% 94
South East - 8 - - 3
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 417 (45.77%) Front Office
2 377 (41.38%) SQL
3 357 (39.19%) Banking
4 336 (36.88%) Finance
5 259 (28.43%) Derivative
6 229 (25.14%) Investment Banking
7 227 (24.92%) Java
8 203 (22.28%) C#
8 203 (22.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 203 (22.28%) Equities
9 147 (16.14%) SQL Server
10 144 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
11 143 (15.70%) Oracle
12 141 (15.48%) C++
13 137 (15.04%) UNIX
14 116 (12.73%) .NET
15 109 (11.96%) Electronic Trading
16 105 (11.53%) Python
17 99 (10.87%) Windows
17 99 (10.87%) Linux
18 98 (10.76%) Multithreading
19 90 (9.88%) Business Analysis
20 88 (9.66%) Asset Management
21 86 (9.44%) VBA
22 84 (9.22%) ION Trading
23 82 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
24 75 (8.23%) TDD
25 71 (7.79%) Low Latency
26 70 (7.68%) ION MarketView
27 69 (7.57%) Microsoft

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (2.09%) Apache
2 18 (1.98%) IIS
3 17 (1.87%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.21%) MTS
5 7 (0.77%) Lightstreamer
5 7 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.33%) Node.js
7 3 (0.33%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.22%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.11%) GemFire
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 55 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.65%) MS Project
3 12 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.99%) MS Office
5 7 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.33%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.22%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.22%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 70 (7.68%) ION MarketView
2 35 (3.84%) thinkFolio
3 16 (1.76%) LatentZero
4 13 (1.43%) Markit EDM
5 12 (1.32%) Front Arena
6 11 (1.21%) RMDS
7 8 (0.88%) SimCorp Dimension
8 5 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 3 (0.33%) Tesseract
10 3 (0.33%) Minerva
10 3 (0.33%) Sentinel
10 3 (0.33%) Summit
11 1 (0.11%) BondVision
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.11%) Algo Collateral
11 1 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.51%) Firewall
2 11 (1.21%) Multicast
3 8 (0.88%) HTTP
4 6 (0.66%) VPN
5 4 (0.44%) Intranet
5 4 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.44%) FTP
6 3 (0.33%) Internet
7 2 (0.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (3.40%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 24 (2.63%) MS Access
6 21 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (2.20%) KDB
8 18 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (1.98%) Big Data
9 17 (1.87%) Hadoop
9 17 (1.87%) QlikView
10 16 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.10%) DB2
13 9 (0.99%) MySQL
14 8 (0.88%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 40 (4.39%) Subversion
2 30 (3.29%) JIRA
3 25 (2.74%) Maven
4 21 (2.31%) Visual Studio
5 20 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 20 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 19 (2.09%) TeamCity
6 19 (2.09%) JUnit
7 17 (1.87%) MSBuild
7 17 (1.87%) Gradle
7 17 (1.87%) Mercurial
7 17 (1.87%) Ant
8 16 (1.76%) Mockito
9 13 (1.43%) NUnit
10 9 (0.99%) TestNG
11 8 (0.88%) Selenium
11 8 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (0.77%) ClearCase
13 6 (0.66%) CppUnit
13 6 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 417 (45.77%) Front Office
2 357 (39.19%) Banking
3 336 (36.88%) Finance
4 229 (25.14%) Investment Banking
5 61 (6.70%) Back Office
6 36 (3.95%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.09%) Retail
8 10 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
8 10 (1.10%) Legal
9 7 (0.77%) Marketing
10 3 (0.33%) Advertising
10 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 380 (41.71%) Developer
2 314 (34.47%) Analyst
3 143 (15.70%) Business Analyst
4 106 (11.64%) Java Developer
5 99 (10.87%) C# Developer
6 92 (10.10%) Support Analyst
7 86 (9.44%) Applications Support
8 67 (7.35%) Project Manager
9 58 (6.37%) C++ Developer
10 51 (5.60%) Senior Developer
11 44 (4.83%) Applications Support Analyst
12 28 (3.07%) Data Analyst
13 26 (2.85%) Technical Analyst
14 22 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
15 21 (2.31%) SQL Developer
16 20 (2.20%) Banking Business Analyst
16 20 (2.20%) Quantitative Developer
16 20 (2.20%) Excel Developer
17 19 (2.09%) IT Project Manager
18 18 (1.98%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (12.73%) .NET
2 66 (7.24%) WPF
3 55 (6.04%) XML
4 50 (5.49%) WCF
5 41 (4.50%) FIX Protocol
6 39 (4.28%) Rendezvous
7 33 (3.62%) HTML
8 32 (3.51%) Middleware
9 26 (2.85%) WinForms
10 25 (2.74%) STL
11 24 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 22 (2.41%) Spring
13 21 (2.31%) HTML5
14 17 (1.87%) Django
15 16 (1.76%) AngularJS
16 15 (1.65%) jQuery
17 13 (1.43%) Web Services
18 12 (1.32%) Ajax
18 12 (1.32%) CSS
19 11 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 259 (28.43%) Derivative
2 203 (22.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 203 (22.28%) Equities
3 82 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.62%) Credit Derivative
5 28 (3.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 26 (2.85%) Equity Derivative
6 26 (2.85%) Hedge funds
7 23 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.52%) Credit Risk
8 21 (2.31%) Reference Data
8 21 (2.31%) Market Risk
9 17 (1.87%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.54%) Grid Computing
10 14 (1.54%) SWIFT
11 13 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.43%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.32%) User Experience
13 11 (1.21%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 137 (15.04%) UNIX
2 99 (10.87%) Windows
2 99 (10.87%) Linux
3 28 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.11%) Solaris
5 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.11%) VMS
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (11.96%) Electronic Trading
3 98 (10.76%) Multithreading
4 90 (9.88%) Business Analysis
5 88 (9.66%) Asset Management
6 75 (8.23%) TDD
7 71 (7.79%) Low Latency
8 61 (6.70%) Project Management
9 58 (6.37%) Analytics
10 57 (6.26%) OO
11 54 (5.93%) Investment Management
12 51 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 48 (5.27%) Risk Management
14 44 (4.83%) E-Commerce
15 40 (4.39%) Data Modelling
15 40 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (4.39%) Change Management
16 39 (4.28%) ITIL
17 38 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
18 37 (4.06%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 377 (41.38%) SQL
2 227 (24.92%) Java
3 203 (22.28%) C#
4 141 (15.48%) C++
5 105 (11.53%) Python
6 86 (9.44%) VBA
7 58 (6.37%) Perl
8 34 (3.73%) JavaScript
9 21 (2.31%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.20%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.20%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.87%) C
12 16 (1.76%) VB
13 15 (1.65%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.99%) Korn
15 8 (0.88%) Scala
16 7 (0.77%) R
16 7 (0.77%) VBScript
17 6 (0.66%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.33%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 63 (6.92%) Degree
2 5 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (0.55%) CFA
3 4 (0.44%) PhD
4 2 (0.22%) ISEB
5 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.11%) PMP
5 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.11%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.95%) QA
2 14 (1.54%) EMIR
2 14 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (0.99%) MiFID
4 7 (0.77%) FATCA
5 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.22%) COREP
8 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.11%) UCITS
8 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.11%) Basel III
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.11%) vSphere
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (4.17%) ITRS Geneos
2 19 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (1.87%) BladeLogic
4 10 (1.10%) Control-M
5 1 (0.11%) OpenView
5 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.11%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.11%) Netcool
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 143 (15.70%) Oracle
2 84 (9.22%) ION Trading
3 69 (7.57%) Microsoft
4 65 (7.14%) Sybase
5 64 (7.03%) TIBCO
6 37 (4.06%) Bloomberg
7 29 (3.18%) Red Hat
8 27 (2.96%) Murex
9 22 (2.41%) Tableau
10 21 (2.31%) Charles River
11 19 (2.09%) Reuters
12 16 (1.76%) Tradeweb
13 14 (1.54%) MarketAxess
14 12 (1.32%) eSpeed
14 12 (1.32%) Splunk
15 11 (1.21%) Syncfusion
16 10 (1.10%) Fidessa
16 10 (1.10%) Alteryx
17 9 (0.99%) SunGard
17 9 (0.99%) SimCorp
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