The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 16 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.73% 1.04% 2.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.46% 2.94% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
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£300 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £375 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Northern Ireland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
63 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.00% 35.42% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 19
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £125 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Fixed Income Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Fixed Income Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fixed Income across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Fixed Income
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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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
County Antrim +2 11 £300 -20.00%
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (68.75%) Java
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) Banking
3 11 (68.75%) Equities
4 10 (62.50%) Derivative
4 10 (62.50%) WebSphere
4 10 (62.50%) Java EE
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
5 9 (56.25%) OO
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (56.25%) FpML
5 9 (56.25%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (50.00%) Degree
6 8 (50.00%) People Management
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) Coaching
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
9 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
10 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
10 1 (6.25%) HTML
10 1 (6.25%) Ext JS

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 10 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Java EE
2 9 (56.25%) FpML
2 9 (56.25%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (68.75%) Equities
3 10 (62.50%) Derivative
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) People Management
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Actimize
1 1 (6.25%) Reuters
1 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg