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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 111 51 93
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +42
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 17 60 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 2.44% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.07% 11.86% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 36 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
554 506 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.12% 20.59% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 255 206
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 46
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.22 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.85% -28.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £9.25 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.05 £17.60 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -37 3 £350 -30.00% 1
Stirling - 3 - -
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Front Office
2 17 (50.00%) Banking
3 16 (47.06%) Equities
4 15 (44.12%) Asset Management
5 13 (38.24%) Derivative
6 12 (35.29%) Investment Banking
7 11 (32.35%) Project Management
8 10 (29.41%) Java
9 9 (26.47%) Charles River
10 8 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (17.65%) C#
11 6 (17.65%) Sybase
11 6 (17.65%) Investment Management
11 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
12 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle
12 5 (14.71%) SQL
12 5 (14.71%) JMS
12 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (14.71%) Bloomberg
13 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
13 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
13 4 (11.76%) IBM
13 4 (11.76%) Apache
13 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
13 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 4 (11.76%) Web Services
13 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (11.76%) Apache
1 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) LatentZero
1 1 (2.94%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (2.94%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.88%) Maven
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) TestComplete
1 2 (5.88%) Build Forge
1 2 (5.88%) FlexUnit
1 2 (5.88%) Ant
1 2 (5.88%) JUnit
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) MSTest
2 1 (2.94%) Moq
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Banking
2 17 (50.00%) Front Office
3 12 (35.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 3 (8.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Business Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (17.65%) Project Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Build Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) JMS
2 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.76%) Spring
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) WPF
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.94%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Equities
2 13 (38.24%) Derivative
3 8 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (8.82%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Asset Management
2 11 (32.35%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Investment Management
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Data Management
7 2 (5.88%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.88%) Use Case
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) OOP
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
1 3 (8.82%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) EMIR
1 4 (11.76%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Charles River
2 6 (17.65%) Sybase
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Bloomberg
4 4 (11.76%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.94%) Reuters
5 1 (2.94%) thinkFolio