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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 17 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.76% 1.72% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.76% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£145 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £420 £475
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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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
51 28 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.48% 24.14% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 51
Average daily rate £215 £256 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% -14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £101 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 2015.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Banking
3 10 (58.82%) Equities
3 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
4 9 (52.94%) Investment Banking
5 7 (41.18%) MS Office
6 6 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
6 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
7 5 (29.41%) Coaching
7 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) Derivative
8 4 (23.53%) OO
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) Change Management
9 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (17.65%) Project Management
10 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
10 2 (11.76%) Java EE
10 2 (11.76%) People Management
10 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
10 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
10 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
10 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Banking
3 9 (52.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) FpML
1 2 (11.76%) Java EE
1 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Equities
2 6 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (23.53%) Derivative
4 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
1 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
2 5 (29.41%) Coaching
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) People Management
5 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft