The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 111 66 109
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +43
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 15 56 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 2.39% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 10.65% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 2
Average daily rate £480 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
522 526 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 22.45% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 257 208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -45.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Fixed Income
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Fixed Income Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 8 £510 +23.63%
Glasgow -34 2 £350 -28.20%
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (58.33%) Equities
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 6 (25.00%) Migration
5 6 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (20.83%) Charles River
6 5 (20.83%) UNIX
6 5 (20.83%) Derivative
6 5 (20.83%) Investment Management
7 4 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (16.67%) Markit EDM
7 4 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) OOP
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (12.50%) Sybase
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) JMS
8 3 (12.50%) Front Office
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Retail
8 3 (12.50%) Data Management
8 3 (12.50%) EMIR
8 3 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (8.33%) Relational Database

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Markit EDM
2 1 (4.17%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (8.33%) TestComplete
1 2 (8.33%) Build Forge
1 2 (8.33%) FlexUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Front Office
4 3 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Build Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Portal Developer
6 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Charles River Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Charles River Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) JMS
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Flex
3 2 (8.33%) WPF
3 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Equities
2 6 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (20.83%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Investment Management
4 4 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
4 4 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 2 (8.33%) Use Case
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) IIBA
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) EMIR
1 3 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Charles River
2 3 (12.50%) Sybase
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Reuters
4 1 (4.17%) Linedata
4 1 (4.17%) Fidessa
4 1 (4.17%) thinkFolio
4 1 (4.17%) BI-SAM
4 1 (4.17%) FactSet