The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fixed Income
UK
Rank 270 321 229
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -92
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 389 353 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.68% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.79% 2.20% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 270 406
Median daily rate £625 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £425 £145
% change year-on-year
+52.94% +193.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13967 16013 15725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 30.82% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9004 10344 9643
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 577 643
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Fixed Income as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fixed Income Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fixed Income within the UK.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Fixed Income Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Fixed Income
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income within the UK.

Fixed Income Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 387 £625 +4.16% 85
London +29 386 £625 +4.16% 85
City of London -27 67 £625 +8.69% 27
Canary Wharf -1 5 £625 +35.86%
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Scotland +26 1 £675 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £360 -
Edinburgh - 1 £675 -
Belfast - 1 £360 -
County Antrim - 1 £360 -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 357 (44.91%) Front Office
2 342 (43.02%) Finance
3 265 (33.33%) Banking
4 247 (31.07%) Equities
5 246 (30.94%) Java
6 229 (28.81%) Derivative
7 207 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
8 206 (25.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 189 (23.77%) C#
10 183 (23.02%) Electronic Trading
11 177 (22.26%) SQL
12 140 (17.61%) C++
12 140 (17.61%) Investment Banking
13 127 (15.97%) Multithreading
14 125 (15.72%) Linux
15 124 (15.60%) .NET
16 120 (15.09%) Asset Management
17 107 (13.46%) SQL Server
18 97 (12.20%) ION Trading
19 94 (11.82%) SDLC
20 92 (11.57%) Unix
21 88 (11.07%) Business Analysis
22 87 (10.94%) MiFID
22 87 (10.94%) Oracle
23 83 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
24 77 (9.69%) Windows
25 73 (9.18%) Python
26 72 (9.06%) Project Management
27 71 (8.93%) Computer Science
28 66 (8.30%) FIX Protocol

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (2.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 12 (1.51%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.13%) Confluence
3 9 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.63%) DataSynapse
6 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.50%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.25%) Apache
8 2 (0.25%) IIS
8 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.25%) SAS
8 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.13%) JBoss
9 1 (0.13%) MTS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.75%) MS Office
4 6 (0.75%) MS Project
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (5.53%) ION MarketView
2 43 (5.41%) RMDS
3 25 (3.14%) thinkFolio
4 8 (1.01%) SimCorp Dimension
5 6 (0.75%) Minerva
5 6 (0.75%) Summit
6 5 (0.63%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.63%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.50%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 3 (0.38%) Global One
8 3 (0.38%) SunGard APT
9 2 (0.25%) LatentZero
9 2 (0.25%) Tesseract
10 1 (0.13%) BondVision
10 1 (0.13%) Eikon
10 1 (0.13%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
10 1 (0.13%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.26%) Firewall
2 9 (1.13%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.88%) DSL
3 7 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (0.88%) Network Security
4 4 (0.50%) HTTP
5 3 (0.38%) NAS
5 3 (0.38%) SAN
6 2 (0.25%) FTP
6 2 (0.25%) ISDN
6 2 (0.25%) LAN
6 2 (0.25%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.25%) Skype
6 2 (0.25%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.13%) AMQP
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.13%) Internet
7 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.14%) KDB
4 24 (3.02%) NoSQL
5 21 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.13%) Data Mart
9 9 (1.13%) Kdb+
10 8 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.01%) Big Data
10 8 (1.01%) Tick Data
11 7 (0.88%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.88%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.75%) DB2
12 6 (0.75%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (5.79%) Subversion
2 44 (5.53%) JUnit
3 40 (5.03%) JIRA
3 40 (5.03%) TeamCity
4 22 (2.77%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.76%) NUnit
8 13 (1.64%) Maven
8 13 (1.64%) Mockito
9 10 (1.26%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.13%) gulp
11 8 (1.01%) IntelliJ
12 7 (0.88%) Grunt
12 7 (0.88%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.88%) Selenium
12 7 (0.88%) webpack
13 6 (0.75%) EasyMock
14 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 357 (44.91%) Front Office
2 342 (43.02%) Finance
3 265 (33.33%) Banking
4 140 (17.61%) Investment Banking
5 54 (6.79%) Back Office
6 52 (6.54%) Financial Institution
7 35 (4.40%) Retail
8 24 (3.02%) Legal
9 10 (1.26%) Marketing
10 6 (0.75%) German Language
11 4 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
11 4 (0.50%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
12 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.25%) French Language
12 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 422 (53.08%) Developer
2 247 (31.07%) Analyst
3 174 (21.89%) Business Analyst
4 160 (20.13%) Java Developer
5 105 (13.21%) C# Developer
6 80 (10.06%) C++ Developer
7 70 (8.81%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 53 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
9 52 (6.54%) Senior Developer
10 49 (6.16%) .NET Developer
11 45 (5.66%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 44 (5.53%) Quantitative Developer
13 42 (5.28%) Project Manager
14 38 (4.78%) Front Office Business Analyst
15 36 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
16 33 (4.15%) C++/C# Developer
16 33 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
17 31 (3.90%) Python Developer
18 29 (3.65%) SQL Developer
19 27 (3.40%) MiFID Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (15.60%) .NET
2 66 (8.30%) FIX Protocol
3 61 (7.67%) XML
4 58 (7.30%) WPF
5 55 (6.92%) HTML
6 46 (5.79%) HTML5
6 46 (5.79%) Rendezvous
7 45 (5.66%) Spring
8 42 (5.28%) Middleware
9 26 (3.27%) AngularJS
10 25 (3.14%) .NET Framework
11 23 (2.89%) CSS
12 22 (2.77%) WinForms
13 21 (2.64%) FpML
14 16 (2.01%) Entity Framework
15 15 (1.89%) Node.js
15 15 (1.89%) SOAP
16 14 (1.76%) STL
17 13 (1.64%) ASP.NET
17 13 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 247 (31.07%) Equities
2 229 (28.81%) Derivative
3 206 (25.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 83 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (8.93%) Computer Science
6 45 (5.66%) User Experience
7 39 (4.91%) Algorithms
7 39 (4.91%) Management Information System
8 36 (4.53%) Virtual Team
9 35 (4.40%) Credit Derivative
10 23 (2.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 23 (2.89%) Reference Data
11 22 (2.77%) OTC Derivatives
12 20 (2.52%) Fintech
12 20 (2.52%) Market Risk
13 18 (2.26%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.51%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.38%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.38%) Grid Computing
16 10 (1.26%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 125 (15.72%) Linux
2 92 (11.57%) Unix
3 77 (9.69%) Windows
4 3 (0.38%) Solaris
5 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (23.02%) Electronic Trading
3 127 (15.97%) Multithreading
4 120 (15.09%) Asset Management
5 94 (11.82%) SDLC
6 88 (11.07%) Business Analysis
7 72 (9.06%) Project Management
8 65 (8.18%) Low Latency
9 60 (7.55%) Scrum
9 60 (7.55%) TDD
10 57 (7.17%) Risk Management
11 56 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (6.92%) Investment Management
12 55 (6.92%) OO
13 48 (6.04%) Analytics
14 46 (5.79%) Workflow
15 45 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (5.16%) Migration
17 37 (4.65%) Multithreaded Programming
18 33 (4.15%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 246 (30.94%) Java
2 189 (23.77%) C#
3 177 (22.26%) SQL
4 140 (17.61%) C++
5 73 (9.18%) Python
6 66 (8.30%) JavaScript
7 43 (5.41%) C
8 39 (4.91%) Scala
9 35 (4.40%) Perl
10 25 (3.14%) VBA
11 23 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 18 (2.26%) XAML
13 17 (2.14%) ES6
14 16 (2.01%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.51%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.01%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.50%) F#
17 4 (0.50%) Tcl
17 4 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (6.04%) Degree
2 11 (1.38%) CISM
2 11 (1.38%) CISSP
3 8 (1.01%) ISEB
4 7 (0.88%) CNA
4 7 (0.88%) GCIA
4 7 (0.88%) GCIH
4 7 (0.88%) GIAC
4 7 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (0.88%) Novell Certification
4 7 (0.88%) SANS
5 4 (0.50%) CISA
5 4 (0.50%) CRISC
5 4 (0.50%) PhD
5 4 (0.50%) PMP
6 3 (0.38%) CFA
6 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (10.94%) MiFID
2 59 (7.42%) QA
3 30 (3.77%) EMIR
4 21 (2.64%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (1.13%) COBIT
6 5 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.63%) PMO
6 5 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.50%) FATCA
8 3 (0.38%) GAAP
8 3 (0.38%) IFRS
9 2 (0.25%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.25%) Basel II
9 2 (0.25%) Basel III
9 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.75%) HDFS
2 5 (0.63%) Docker
3 4 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.25%) SRDF
4 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (0.75%) TeamSite
4 5 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.25%) Ansible
5 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.25%) Puppet
5 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.13%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.13%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 97 (12.20%) ION Trading
2 87 (10.94%) Oracle
3 58 (7.30%) Microsoft
4 55 (6.92%) TIBCO
5 48 (6.04%) Reuters
6 41 (5.16%) Bloomberg
7 39 (4.91%) Sybase
8 30 (3.77%) Murex
9 21 (2.64%) Charles River
10 16 (2.01%) Fidessa
11 13 (1.64%) Calypso
12 10 (1.26%) Solace
13 9 (1.13%) SimCorp
13 9 (1.13%) Sun
14 6 (0.75%) Tradeweb
15 5 (0.63%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.63%) FactSet
15 5 (0.63%) IBM
15 5 (0.63%) Misys
15 5 (0.63%) Sophis
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haysfm
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London
Haysfm
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £1,500 per day Any rate considered. 6 months + 6 months
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Contingency Team
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London
Orgtel
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London
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Rate: £500 - £750 per day
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