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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 14 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 12 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.71% - 4.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.08% - 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 7
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£118 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 - £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
52 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 46.43% 35.29% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 20
Average daily rate £150 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) Finance
2 17 (70.83%) Equities
3 16 (66.67%) Banking
4 13 (54.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) Java
5 11 (45.83%) Degree
6 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
6 10 (41.67%) Java EE
6 10 (41.67%) Derivative
6 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
7 9 (37.50%) OO
7 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (37.50%) FpML
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (33.33%) People Management
8 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
9 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
10 6 (25.00%) Coaching
10 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
10 6 (25.00%) MS Office
11 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
12 4 (16.67%) Project Management
13 3 (12.50%) Change Management
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
14 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (41.67%) WebSphere
1 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 23 (95.83%) Finance
2 16 (66.67%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Junior
4 3 (12.50%) Junior Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Java EE
2 9 (37.50%) FpML
2 9 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Equities
2 13 (54.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (41.67%) Derivative
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) People Management
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Coaching
4 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Workflow
9 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Reuters
2 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.17%) Actimize