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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 245 227 112
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -115
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 473 494 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.94% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 3.06% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 409 639
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£563 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £95.00 £50.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +189.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00

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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 23 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
England -26 443 £575 - 76
London -6 433 £575 - 72
City of London -35 99 £550 -4.34% 34
Scotland +1 21 £400 - 2
Glasgow +5 15 £400 +14.28% 1
South East - 8 - - 4
Docklands, London +2 7 £663 +47.22%
Winchester - 6 - -
Hampshire - 6 - -
County Antrim +4 4 £325 -13.33%
Belfast +2 4 £325 -13.33%
Northern Ireland +1 4 £325 -13.33%
Stirling -1 4 - -
Canary Wharf -12 3 £513 -31.66%
Edinburgh -5 2 - - 1
Guildford - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 3
South West +9 1 £121 -76.27%
Norfolk - 1 £368 -
Dorset - 1 £121 -
Bournemouth - 1 £121 -
Norwich - 1 £368 -
East of England - 1 £368 -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 401 (42.08%) Front Office
2 389 (40.82%) Banking
3 379 (39.77%) SQL
4 378 (39.66%) Finance
5 272 (28.54%) Derivative
6 262 (27.49%) Investment Banking
7 235 (24.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 233 (24.45%) Equities
9 225 (23.61%) Java
10 195 (20.46%) C#
11 143 (15.01%) UNIX
12 142 (14.90%) C++
12 142 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
13 139 (14.59%) Oracle
14 138 (14.48%) SQL Server
15 118 (12.38%) .NET
16 115 (12.07%) Linux
16 115 (12.07%) Business Analysis
17 110 (11.54%) Windows
17 110 (11.54%) Python
18 108 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
19 106 (11.12%) Electronic Trading
20 94 (9.86%) Asset Management
21 78 (8.18%) VBA
21 78 (8.18%) Multithreading
22 72 (7.56%) Sybase
23 71 (7.45%) Project Management
24 70 (7.35%) Microsoft
25 69 (7.24%) OO
26 67 (7.03%) Degree

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 26 (2.73%) Apache
2 23 (2.41%) IIS
3 22 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.26%) MTS
4 12 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (0.73%) Lightstreamer
6 7 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.42%) Node.js
9 3 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.10%) GemFire
11 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.10%) nginx
Applications
1 65 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.78%) MS Office
2 17 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.26%) MS Project
4 9 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.31%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.21%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 58 (6.09%) ION MarketView
2 39 (4.09%) thinkFolio
3 15 (1.57%) Markit EDM
4 14 (1.47%) LatentZero
5 12 (1.26%) Front Arena
6 11 (1.15%) RMDS
7 8 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.42%) Tesseract
9 4 (0.42%) Minerva
9 4 (0.42%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.42%) FLEXCUBE
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.42%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 3 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.21%) Summit
12 1 (0.10%) FINCAD Analytics
12 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
12 1 (0.10%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.41%) Firewall
2 12 (1.26%) Multicast
3 9 (0.94%) VPN
3 9 (0.94%) HTTP
4 7 (0.73%) Internet
5 6 (0.63%) Intranet
6 4 (0.42%) SSL
6 4 (0.42%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.31%) LDAP
7 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.31%) FTP
7 3 (0.31%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (3.88%) Oracle Database
4 32 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 26 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 20 (2.10%) MS Access
8 19 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (1.89%) Big Data
10 17 (1.78%) QlikView
10 17 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.57%) KDB
12 14 (1.47%) MySQL
12 14 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.26%) Data Mining
14 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.15%) DB2
15 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (4.83%) Subversion
2 34 (3.57%) JIRA
3 28 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 25 (2.62%) Maven
4 25 (2.62%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.52%) Gradle
6 21 (2.20%) Ant
7 20 (2.10%) TeamCity
8 19 (1.99%) MSBuild
8 19 (1.99%) Mercurial
9 16 (1.68%) NUnit
10 14 (1.47%) JUnit
11 9 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (0.84%) Selenium
13 7 (0.73%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.63%) CppUnit
14 6 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.52%) Cucumber
General
1 401 (42.08%) Front Office
2 389 (40.82%) Banking
3 378 (39.66%) Finance
4 262 (27.49%) Investment Banking
5 61 (6.40%) Back Office
6 38 (3.99%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.99%) Retail
8 13 (1.36%) Legal
9 10 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (0.73%) Marketing
11 4 (0.42%) French Language
12 3 (0.31%) Advertising
12 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.10%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 367 (38.51%) Developer
2 349 (36.62%) Analyst
3 175 (18.36%) Business Analyst
4 94 (9.86%) C# Developer
5 93 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 91 (9.55%) Applications Support
7 83 (8.71%) Support Analyst
8 71 (7.45%) Project Manager
9 67 (7.03%) C++ Developer
10 49 (5.14%) Senior Developer
11 47 (4.93%) Applications Support Analyst
12 36 (3.78%) Data Analyst
13 27 (2.83%) Technical Analyst
14 25 (2.62%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (2.31%) SQL Developer
16 21 (2.20%) Banking Business Analyst
17 19 (1.99%) C++/C# Developer
18 18 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
18 18 (1.89%) IT Project Manager
18 18 (1.89%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (12.38%) .NET
2 61 (6.40%) WPF
3 57 (5.98%) XML
4 47 (4.93%) WCF
5 46 (4.83%) FIX Protocol
6 41 (4.30%) Rendezvous
7 39 (4.09%) Middleware
8 34 (3.57%) HTML
9 30 (3.15%) STL
10 29 (3.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 24 (2.52%) Web Services
12 22 (2.31%) HTML5
13 20 (2.10%) AngularJS
14 19 (1.99%) Django
14 19 (1.99%) Spring
15 17 (1.78%) WinForms
16 16 (1.68%) jQuery
17 13 (1.36%) CSS
18 12 (1.26%) Ajax
18 12 (1.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 272 (28.54%) Derivative
2 235 (24.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 233 (24.45%) Equities
4 108 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 31 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
7 29 (3.04%) Credit Derivative
8 25 (2.62%) Hedge funds
9 22 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.20%) Credit Risk
11 20 (2.10%) Market Risk
11 20 (2.10%) Reference Data
12 18 (1.89%) Computer Science
13 14 (1.47%) Grid Computing
13 14 (1.47%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.36%) SWIFT
14 13 (1.36%) Visualisation
15 11 (1.15%) Eurex
16 10 (1.05%) Mathematics
16 10 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 143 (15.01%) UNIX
2 115 (12.07%) Linux
3 110 (11.54%) Windows
4 33 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.31%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.10%) Android
7 1 (0.10%) Solaris
7 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (12.07%) Business Analysis
3 106 (11.12%) Electronic Trading
4 94 (9.86%) Asset Management
5 78 (8.18%) Multithreading
6 71 (7.45%) Project Management
7 69 (7.24%) OO
8 66 (6.93%) Low Latency
9 65 (6.82%) Investment Management
10 60 (6.30%) Risk Management
11 57 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 54 (5.67%) TDD
13 52 (5.46%) Analytics
14 47 (4.93%) Change Management
14 47 (4.93%) Workflow
14 47 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (4.93%) Data Analysis
15 41 (4.30%) E-Commerce
15 41 (4.30%) ITIL
16 39 (4.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 379 (39.77%) SQL
2 225 (23.61%) Java
3 195 (20.46%) C#
4 142 (14.90%) C++
5 110 (11.54%) Python
6 78 (8.18%) VBA
7 65 (6.82%) Perl
8 37 (3.88%) JavaScript
9 23 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.10%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.78%) Scala
12 13 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.36%) C
13 9 (0.94%) VB
13 9 (0.94%) Korn
14 8 (0.84%) VBScript
15 6 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.63%) R
16 4 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (7.03%) Degree
2 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.42%) CFA
4 3 (0.31%) PMP
4 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.21%) CISSP
5 2 (0.21%) ISEB
5 2 (0.21%) PhD
5 2 (0.21%) CISA
5 2 (0.21%) CISM
6 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.10%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.93%) QA
2 20 (2.10%) EMIR
3 16 (1.68%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (1.57%) MiFID
5 7 (0.73%) FATCA
6 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.21%) COREP
8 2 (0.21%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.21%) Basel III
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.10%) UCITS
9 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.10%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.10%) vSphere
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (4.41%) ITRS Geneos
2 22 (2.31%) BladeLogic
3 19 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (1.05%) Control-M
5 4 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.10%) Netcool
6 1 (0.10%) OpenView
6 1 (0.10%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 139 (14.59%) Oracle
2 72 (7.56%) Sybase
3 70 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 66 (6.93%) ION Trading
5 52 (5.46%) TIBCO
6 36 (3.78%) Bloomberg
7 34 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 26 (2.73%) Charles River
9 25 (2.62%) Tableau
10 23 (2.41%) Murex
11 20 (2.10%) Reuters
12 14 (1.47%) eSpeed
12 14 (1.47%) Tradeweb
12 14 (1.47%) Splunk
13 12 (1.26%) Business Objects
13 12 (1.26%) MarketAxess
14 11 (1.15%) HP
15 10 (1.05%) Alteryx
16 9 (0.94%) SunGard
17 8 (0.84%) SimCorp
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