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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fixed Income
Rank 311 259 224
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -35
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 343 435 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 2.76% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 362 370
Average daily rate £600 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £145 £400
% change year-on-year
+193.10% -63.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average 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
16633 15745 15629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.34% 31.08% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9458
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 666 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -38 343 £600 +9.09% 76
London -38 333 £600 +9.09% 76
City of London +30 87 £600 +9.09% 35
South East +3 5 £425 -5.55%
Surrey -1 5 £425 -
Birmingham - 3 £375 -
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
Canary Wharf -2 2 £460 -12.38%
North West - 2 £675 -
Manchester - 2 £675 -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 405 (54.73%) Finance
2 373 (50.41%) Banking
3 288 (38.92%) Front Office
4 281 (37.97%) Derivative
5 269 (36.35%) Investment Banking
6 258 (34.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 241 (32.57%) SQL
8 237 (32.03%) Equities
9 165 (22.30%) Java
10 154 (20.81%) C#
11 141 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 125 (16.89%) SQL Server
13 110 (14.86%) Unix
14 102 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
15 98 (13.24%) Linux
16 94 (12.70%) Electronic Trading
17 91 (12.30%) Business Analysis
18 83 (11.22%) C++
19 75 (10.14%) Risk Management
20 72 (9.73%) Multithreading
21 71 (9.59%) Back Office
21 71 (9.59%) Analytics
22 70 (9.46%) Asset Management
23 66 (8.92%) Degree
24 63 (8.51%) QA
25 62 (8.38%) VBA
25 62 (8.38%) Oracle
25 62 (8.38%) Sybase
26 59 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
26 59 (7.97%) Equity Derivative

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
2 9 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.22%) Tomcat
3 7 (0.95%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.54%) Apache
5 4 (0.54%) Confluence
5 4 (0.54%) GemFire
5 4 (0.54%) MQSeries
5 4 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.41%) JBoss
6 3 (0.41%) Mule
6 3 (0.41%) Node.js
6 3 (0.41%) SAS
7 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.27%) IIS
7 2 (0.27%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (3.78%) Photoshop
2 27 (3.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (3.38%) MS Excel
4 14 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.54%) MS Office
6 4 (0.54%) MS Project
7 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (2.84%) ION MarketView
2 19 (2.57%) thinkFolio
3 16 (2.16%) RMDS
4 13 (1.76%) Markit EDM
5 12 (1.62%) LatentZero
6 10 (1.35%) SimCorp Dimension
7 9 (1.22%) Front Arena
8 6 (0.81%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.54%) Kondor
10 3 (0.41%) Summit
10 3 (0.41%) SunGard GMI
11 2 (0.27%) Eikon
11 2 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.27%) Loan IQ
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.27%) Rolfe and Nolan
11 2 (0.27%) SunGard Martini
12 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.68%) HTTP
1 5 (0.68%) Internet
1 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.54%) Intranet
2 4 (0.54%) Multicast
2 4 (0.54%) SSL
3 3 (0.41%) LAN
4 2 (0.27%) DWDM
4 2 (0.27%) Firewall
4 2 (0.27%) MPLS
4 2 (0.27%) Network Security
4 2 (0.27%) NGN
4 2 (0.27%) Packet Switching
4 2 (0.27%) Unicast
4 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.27%) VPN
4 2 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.24%) NoSQL
5 23 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.57%) Big Data
7 18 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (2.03%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.89%) Data Mining
9 14 (1.89%) Pentaho
10 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.35%) QlikView
12 9 (1.22%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.95%) MS Access
14 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.68%) MySQL
16 4 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (4.46%) JIRA
2 31 (4.19%) JUnit
3 24 (3.24%) Gradle
4 20 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 20 (2.70%) Subversion
5 15 (2.03%) Axure RP
5 15 (2.03%) Maven
6 10 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (1.22%) ClearCase
8 8 (1.08%) ClearQuest
8 8 (1.08%) HP UFT
8 8 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.95%) Selenium
9 7 (0.95%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.54%) Ant
11 4 (0.54%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.54%) NUnit
12 3 (0.41%) Mockito
General
1 405 (54.73%) Finance
2 373 (50.41%) Banking
3 288 (38.92%) Front Office
4 269 (36.35%) Investment Banking
5 71 (9.59%) Back Office
6 39 (5.27%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.76%) Retail
8 11 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
8 11 (1.49%) General Ledger
8 11 (1.49%) Legal
9 6 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Publishing
11 3 (0.41%) Advertising
11 3 (0.41%) Marketing
11 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 300 (40.54%) Developer
2 231 (31.22%) Analyst
3 152 (20.54%) Business Analyst
4 83 (11.22%) C# Developer
5 79 (10.68%) Java Developer
6 44 (5.95%) Project Manager
7 43 (5.81%) Front Office Developer
8 38 (5.14%) C++ Developer
8 38 (5.14%) Senior Developer
9 35 (4.73%) Banking Analyst
9 35 (4.73%) Designer
9 35 (4.73%) SQL Developer
9 35 (4.73%) UX Designer
10 32 (4.32%) Applications Support
10 32 (4.32%) Quantitative Developer
11 28 (3.78%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 27 (3.65%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
13 25 (3.38%) IT Business Analyst
14 24 (3.24%) Business IT Analyst
14 24 (3.24%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (7.70%) HTML
2 55 (7.43%) .NET
3 44 (5.95%) WPF
4 43 (5.81%) XML
5 38 (5.14%) FIX Protocol
6 30 (4.05%) Spring
7 28 (3.78%) HTML5
8 25 (3.38%) WCF
9 24 (3.24%) AngularJS
10 20 (2.70%) FpML
11 18 (2.43%) JMS
12 17 (2.30%) React
13 15 (2.03%) Flash
13 15 (2.03%) Web Services
14 13 (1.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 13 (1.76%) J2EE
14 13 (1.76%) Middleware
14 13 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (1.76%) WinForms
15 11 (1.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 281 (37.97%) Derivative
2 258 (34.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 237 (32.03%) Equities
4 102 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (7.97%) Equity Derivative
6 49 (6.62%) User Experience
7 48 (6.49%) Market Risk
8 39 (5.27%) Hedge funds
9 30 (4.05%) Grid Computing
10 29 (3.92%) Mathematics
11 28 (3.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 25 (3.38%) Computer Science
13 24 (3.24%) Credit Risk
14 22 (2.97%) Credit Derivative
15 17 (2.30%) Physics
16 16 (2.16%) Reference Data
17 15 (2.03%) Statistics
17 15 (2.03%) Visualisation
18 10 (1.35%) Data Structures
18 10 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 110 (14.86%) Unix
2 98 (13.24%) Linux
3 54 (7.30%) Windows
4 10 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.81%) Solaris
6 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.41%) AIX
8 2 (0.27%) SUSE
8 2 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (12.70%) Electronic Trading
3 91 (12.30%) Business Analysis
4 75 (10.14%) Risk Management
5 72 (9.73%) Multithreading
6 71 (9.59%) Analytics
7 70 (9.46%) Asset Management
8 59 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (7.84%) Investment Management
10 54 (7.30%) TDD
11 53 (7.16%) Project Management
12 45 (6.08%) Low Latency
13 41 (5.54%) E-Commerce
14 40 (5.41%) SDLC
14 40 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
15 38 (5.14%) Migration
16 35 (4.73%) Functional Programming
17 32 (4.32%) Front End Development
17 32 (4.32%) OO
17 32 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 241 (32.57%) SQL
2 165 (22.30%) Java
3 154 (20.81%) C#
4 83 (11.22%) C++
5 62 (8.38%) VBA
6 58 (7.84%) Scala
7 52 (7.03%) Python
8 36 (4.86%) Perl
9 27 (3.65%) JavaScript
10 21 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.57%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.16%) XAML
13 14 (1.89%) R
14 13 (1.76%) VB
15 10 (1.35%) PHP
15 10 (1.35%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.95%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
18 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (8.92%) Degree
2 10 (1.35%) PhD
3 5 (0.68%) ISEB
3 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.27%) ACCA
6 2 (0.27%) CFA
6 2 (0.27%) CIMA
6 2 (0.27%) MBA
6 2 (0.27%) PMP
7 1 (0.14%) CCIE
7 1 (0.14%) CCNP
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.14%) CISM
7 1 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.51%) QA
2 28 (3.78%) MiFID
3 13 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (1.62%) EMIR
5 5 (0.68%) Basel III
6 3 (0.41%) SLA
7 2 (0.27%) COREP
7 2 (0.27%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.27%) FATCA
7 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.22%) Control-M
3 4 (0.54%) Puppet
4 3 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.27%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.27%) Kibana
5 2 (0.27%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 62 (8.38%) Oracle
1 62 (8.38%) Sybase
2 43 (5.81%) Murex
3 33 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 29 (3.92%) ION Trading
5 28 (3.78%) Adobe
6 27 (3.65%) Bloomberg
7 25 (3.38%) Reuters
8 23 (3.11%) Charles River
8 23 (3.11%) TIBCO
9 20 (2.70%) Tableau
10 18 (2.43%) Informatica
11 14 (1.89%) Alteryx
11 14 (1.89%) DataSynapse
11 14 (1.89%) Fidessa
11 14 (1.89%) SunGard
12 11 (1.49%) SimCorp
13 10 (1.35%) Hortonworks
13 10 (1.35%) MapR
13 10 (1.35%) Talend
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