The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 108 109 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -60
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 21 16 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.63% 3.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 2.35% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 33
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£400 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
721 680 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.75% 26.89% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 384 341
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 24
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £15.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +65.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.80 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Fixed Income Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Fixed Income Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Fixed Income
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Glasgow +5 15 £400 +14.28% 1
Stirling -1 4 - -
Edinburgh -5 2 - - 1
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (59.26%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Banking
3 12 (44.44%) Investment Banking
4 10 (37.04%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) Sybase
4 10 (37.04%) Front Office
4 10 (37.04%) Equities
5 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) OOD
5 9 (33.33%) Investment Management
6 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.93%) C#
8 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
9 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
9 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) XML
9 5 (18.52%) UNIX
9 5 (18.52%) .NET
10 4 (14.81%) Perl
10 4 (14.81%) DB2
10 4 (14.81%) JUnit
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) J2SE
10 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
10 4 (14.81%) Charles River
10 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (14.81%) JMS
10 4 (14.81%) Derivative

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
1 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.70%) Build Forge
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Banking
3 12 (44.44%) Investment Banking
4 10 (37.04%) Front Office
5 3 (11.11%) Back Office
6 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Manager
3 2 (7.41%) WPF Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) J2SE
2 4 (14.81%) JMS
2 4 (14.81%) Spring
3 3 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (11.11%) WPF
4 2 (7.41%) FpML
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Equities
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (14.81%) Derivative
3 4 (14.81%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.41%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (7.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) OO
1 9 (33.33%) OOD
1 9 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Workflow
5 4 (14.81%) Validation
5 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Use Case
5 4 (14.81%) Wealth Management
6 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
7 2 (7.41%) MVVM
7 2 (7.41%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) EMIR
2 1 (3.70%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Sybase
2 4 (14.81%) Charles River
3 3 (11.11%) Tableau
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle