The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 208 134 157
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +23
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 552 748 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.54% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.79% 6.02% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 601 603
Average daily rate £588 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.85% -31.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.00%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14574 12419 14884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.35% 25.56% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8982 7479 8630
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 644 778
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.12 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%

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 16 April 2014.

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 19 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -69 533 £600 +9.09% 123
London -34 520 £600 +9.09% 118
City of London +1 217 £600 +9.09% 65
Scotland -42 15 £480 +1.05% 2
Edinburgh -22 8 £510 +23.63%
Docklands, London 0 7 £500 - 1
Glasgow -31 2 £350 -30.00%
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 432 (44.54%) Front Office
2 417 (42.99%) Banking
3 390 (40.21%) Finance
4 335 (34.54%) Derivative
5 325 (33.51%) Investment Banking
6 277 (28.56%) SQL
7 242 (24.95%) Java
8 226 (23.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 224 (23.09%) Equities
10 195 (20.10%) C#
11 193 (19.90%) C++
12 144 (14.85%) UNIX
13 137 (14.12%) Oracle
14 126 (12.99%) SQL Server
15 125 (12.89%) Windows
16 123 (12.68%) Multithreading
17 120 (12.37%) .NET
18 116 (11.96%) Asset Management
19 109 (11.24%) Python
20 105 (10.82%) Perl
21 98 (10.10%) Project Management
22 96 (9.90%) Degree
23 91 (9.38%) Linux
23 91 (9.38%) Low Latency
24 90 (9.28%) Analytics
24 90 (9.28%) Business Analysis
25 89 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
26 84 (8.66%) Electronic Trading
27 83 (8.56%) Risk Management
28 82 (8.45%) Back Office

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 27 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (1.13%) WebLogic
3 8 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (0.62%) Apache
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (0.62%) GemFire
5 5 (0.52%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.31%) Confluence
7 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.31%) AquaLogic
7 3 (0.31%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.21%) MTS
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.10%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.10%) Jetty
9 1 (0.10%) Mule
Applications
1 38 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.06%) MS Office
4 17 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.03%) MS Project
6 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.09%) ION MarketView
2 22 (2.27%) Markit EDM
3 14 (1.44%) LatentZero
4 11 (1.13%) Summit
5 8 (0.82%) RMDS
6 4 (0.41%) Capstone
6 4 (0.41%) Tesseract
7 3 (0.31%) Minerva
8 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
9 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.10%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.10%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.40%) Firewall
2 30 (3.09%) Multicast
3 7 (0.72%) SAN
4 6 (0.62%) Internet
5 4 (0.41%) LDAP
6 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.31%) FTP
7 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 2 (0.21%) HTTP
7 2 (0.21%) Network Security
7 2 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.10%) NAS
8 1 (0.10%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.58%) Relational Database
3 24 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (1.86%) Oracle Database
4 18 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.34%) KDB
7 11 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.82%) DB2
11 6 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.62%) MS Access
11 6 (0.62%) Data Mart
12 5 (0.52%) Big Data
12 5 (0.52%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (3.51%) JUnit
2 22 (2.27%) Maven
2 22 (2.27%) JIRA
3 19 (1.96%) Ant
4 18 (1.86%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.44%) Mockito
7 8 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.72%) Subversion
9 6 (0.62%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.41%) jMock
10 4 (0.41%) NUnit
10 4 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.31%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.31%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.21%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.21%) Selenium
12 2 (0.21%) TestComplete
General
1 432 (44.54%) Front Office
2 417 (42.99%) Banking
3 390 (40.21%) Finance
4 325 (33.51%) Investment Banking
5 82 (8.45%) Back Office
6 51 (5.26%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.86%) Retail
8 10 (1.03%) Advertising
9 9 (0.93%) General Ledger
10 8 (0.82%) Legal
11 2 (0.21%) Games
11 2 (0.21%) French Language
11 2 (0.21%) German Language
11 2 (0.21%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) International Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Hebrew Language
12 1 (0.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 357 (36.80%) Developer
2 310 (31.96%) Analyst
3 223 (22.99%) Business Analyst
4 118 (12.16%) Java Developer
5 94 (9.69%) Project Manager
6 85 (8.76%) C# Developer
7 73 (7.53%) C++ Developer
8 54 (5.57%) Applications Support
9 41 (4.23%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 38 (3.92%) Support Analyst
11 32 (3.30%) Architect
12 29 (2.99%) Senior Developer
12 29 (2.99%) Quantitative Developer
13 27 (2.78%) Banking Business Analyst
14 24 (2.47%) Support Engineer
15 23 (2.37%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (2.27%) Data Architect
17 21 (2.16%) Front Office Developer
17 21 (2.16%) .NET Developer
17 21 (2.16%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (12.37%) .NET
2 66 (6.80%) Spring
3 65 (6.70%) WPF
4 53 (5.46%) WCF
5 43 (4.43%) Rendezvous
6 42 (4.33%) Middleware
7 35 (3.61%) WinForms
7 35 (3.61%) JMS
7 35 (3.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 33 (3.40%) Hibernate
9 32 (3.30%) XML
10 25 (2.58%) STL
11 23 (2.37%) J2EE
12 22 (2.27%) Web Services
13 18 (1.86%) HTML
14 16 (1.65%) ASP.NET
15 15 (1.55%) FIX Protocol
16 13 (1.34%) HTML5
17 11 (1.13%) CSS
18 9 (0.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 335 (34.54%) Derivative
2 226 (23.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 224 (23.09%) Equities
4 67 (6.91%) Credit Derivative
5 60 (6.19%) Credit Risk
6 37 (3.81%) Grid Computing
7 36 (3.71%) Equity Derivative
8 31 (3.20%) Computer Science
9 30 (3.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 29 (2.99%) Market Risk
11 27 (2.78%) Reference Data
12 21 (2.16%) Management Information System
13 19 (1.96%) Hedge funds
14 13 (1.34%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.93%) iPad
16 7 (0.72%) Swaptions
16 7 (0.72%) EMC Centera
17 6 (0.62%) PMI
18 5 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
18 5 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 144 (14.85%) UNIX
2 125 (12.89%) Windows
3 91 (9.38%) Linux
4 32 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.06%) Windows XP
7 9 (0.93%) Solaris
8 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.10%) Android
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (12.68%) Multithreading
2 116 (11.96%) Asset Management
3 98 (10.10%) Project Management
4 91 (9.38%) Low Latency
5 90 (9.28%) Analytics
5 90 (9.28%) Business Analysis
6 89 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (8.66%) Electronic Trading
8 83 (8.56%) Risk Management
9 76 (7.84%) Investment Management
10 60 (6.19%) OO
11 59 (6.08%) Change Management
12 50 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 44 (4.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 44 (4.54%) TDD
14 39 (4.02%) Fund Management
15 37 (3.81%) Data Modelling
15 37 (3.81%) Scrum
16 34 (3.51%) Migration
17 30 (3.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (28.56%) SQL
2 242 (24.95%) Java
3 195 (20.10%) C#
4 193 (19.90%) C++
5 109 (11.24%) Python
6 105 (10.82%) Perl
7 60 (6.19%) VBA
8 50 (5.15%) Scala
9 23 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 22 (2.27%) VB
11 19 (1.96%) JavaScript
12 16 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.82%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.41%) C
14 4 (0.41%) Groovy
15 3 (0.31%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.31%) Korn
15 3 (0.31%) VC++
15 3 (0.31%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 96 (9.90%) Degree
2 17 (1.75%) ISEB
3 9 (0.93%) PhD
4 7 (0.72%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.62%) IIBA
6 4 (0.41%) CIMA
6 4 (0.41%) CISSP
6 4 (0.41%) CBAP
7 2 (0.21%) GIAC
7 2 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.21%) CISM
7 2 (0.21%) ACCA
7 2 (0.21%) CNA
7 2 (0.21%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.21%) CFA
7 2 (0.21%) CISMP
7 2 (0.21%) GCIA
8 1 (0.10%) HND
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.05%) EMIR
2 47 (4.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 24 (2.47%) QA
4 17 (1.75%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.13%) Basel III
6 6 (0.62%) MiFID
7 4 (0.41%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.41%) FATCA
8 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.21%) SLA
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.10%) GCP
9 1 (0.10%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (0.52%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.03%) Control-M
3 7 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.10%) MOM
Vendors
1 137 (14.12%) Oracle
2 73 (7.53%) TIBCO
3 70 (7.22%) Bloomberg
4 68 (7.01%) Sybase
5 66 (6.80%) ION Trading
6 64 (6.60%) Microsoft
7 54 (5.57%) Reuters
8 38 (3.92%) MarketAxess
9 32 (3.30%) eSpeed
10 31 (3.20%) thinkFolio
11 30 (3.09%) Red Hat
12 24 (2.47%) Charles River
13 20 (2.06%) Murex
14 19 (1.96%) DataSynapse
15 16 (1.65%) Fidessa
15 16 (1.65%) HP
16 13 (1.34%) Tradeweb
16 13 (1.34%) Perforce
17 12 (1.24%) Calypso
18 9 (0.93%) BI-SAM
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
England
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Harrington Starr
Rate: £750 - £900 per day + travel, accomodation
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Harrington Starr
Rate: £750 - £900 per day + travel, accomodation
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £520 - £580 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago