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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 123 113 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 1.13% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
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£413 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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
707 619 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.30% 25.06% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 284 249
Average daily rate £353 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 31
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.56 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £22.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.13 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.86% -5.00%

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 20 November 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
Edinburgh -14 2 £413 -17.50% 2
Glasgow - 1 - -
Fixed Income
UK

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (90.00%) Front Office
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 11 (55.00%) Asset Management
4 10 (50.00%) Derivative
5 8 (40.00%) Project Management
6 6 (30.00%) Bloomberg
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Charles River
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) Sybase
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.00%) Reference Data
9 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (15.00%) Legal
9 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (15.00%) UNIX
9 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
10 2 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) Back Office
10 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (10.00%) OOP

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.00%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (5.00%) Build Forge
1 1 (5.00%) MSTest
1 1 (5.00%) Moq
General
1 18 (90.00%) Front Office
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Legal
5 2 (10.00%) Back Office
6 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Project Delivery Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Derivative
2 3 (15.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (10.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) MVVM
6 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CFA
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Bloomberg
2 5 (25.00%) Charles River
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Sybase
4 2 (10.00%) RIMES
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