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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 129 113 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -38
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 6 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.57% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 2.03% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 26
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- £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £390 £450
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -
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
976 788 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.31% 28.14% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 413 343
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 24
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £52.80 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +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 2 September 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
Edinburgh -16 3 - - 4
Glasgow +7 2 - -
Stirling +7 1 - -
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (61.54%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 11 (42.31%) Equities
3 11 (42.31%) Investment Banking
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) Derivative
6 7 (26.92%) Front Office
6 7 (26.92%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) Java
6 7 (26.92%) Sybase
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) OOD
7 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (23.08%) Use Case
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (19.23%) SDLC
8 5 (19.23%) Investment Management
8 5 (19.23%) XML
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (15.38%) Validation
9 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (11.54%) WPF
10 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
10 3 (11.54%) QlikView
10 3 (11.54%) Tableau

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (11.54%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (11.54%) QlikView
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 11 (42.31%) Investment Banking
4 7 (26.92%) Front Office
5 2 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Business Analyst
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) WPF Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (11.54%) WPF
3 2 (7.69%) J2SE
3 2 (7.69%) JMS
3 2 (7.69%) FpML
3 2 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Equities
2 8 (30.77%) Derivative
3 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (7.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.69%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) OO
2 7 (26.92%) OOD
3 6 (23.08%) Use Case
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
4 5 (19.23%) Investment Management
4 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) MVVM
7 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
8 1 (3.85%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
1 2 (7.69%) EMIR
2 1 (3.85%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.85%) MiFID
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Sybase
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Charles River
2 3 (11.54%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) Reuters
3 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
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