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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 123 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 1.60% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% +15.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £376 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.19% -6.12%
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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
700 624 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.09% 25.13% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 286 247
Average daily rate £350 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 37
Average hourly rate £12.21 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.93% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.51 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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 30 October 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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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 +1 2 - -
Edinburgh -6 1 £400 -20.00%
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) Front Office
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 11 (52.38%) Asset Management
4 10 (47.62%) Derivative
5 8 (38.10%) Project Management
6 7 (33.33%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) Investment Management
7 5 (23.81%) Charles River
7 5 (23.81%) Bloomberg
7 5 (23.81%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Equities
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) Sybase
9 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
9 3 (14.29%) Legal
10 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
10 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 2 (9.52%) UNIX

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
1 1 (4.76%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Moq
1 1 (4.76%) MSTest
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (80.95%) Front Office
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Project Delivery Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) WPF
2 1 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Derivative
2 5 (23.81%) Equities
3 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
4 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Asset Management
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Management
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (9.52%) MVVM
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) IIBA
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) EMIR
1 1 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Charles River
1 5 (23.81%) Bloomberg
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) RIMES
3 1 (4.76%) IBM