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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 298 230 161
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -69
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 409 496 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.88% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.23% 2.72% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 398 586
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£575 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £432 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £390 £450
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.91%
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
18320 18232 17525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.87% 32.37% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11507 10932 10580
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 706 747 733
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 27 August 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 22 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 27 August 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 -52 398 £575 - 88
London -21 392 £575 - 86
City of London -31 101 £587 +6.63% 33
Scotland -10 6 - - 5
Edinburgh -19 3 - - 5
South East - 3 £600 -
Docklands, London - 3 £575 -
Belfast +8 2 £81 -68.44%
County Antrim +8 2 £81 -68.44%
Glasgow +7 2 - -
Northern Ireland +6 2 £81 -68.44%
South West -4 2 - - 1
Street - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £600 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Stirling +9 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £460 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 413 (47.04%) Finance
2 367 (41.80%) Banking
3 341 (38.84%) Front Office
4 300 (34.17%) Derivative
5 298 (33.94%) SQL
6 288 (32.80%) Investment Banking
7 240 (27.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 238 (27.11%) Equities
9 192 (21.87%) Java
10 187 (21.30%) C#
11 153 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
12 130 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
13 128 (14.58%) C++
14 122 (13.90%) .NET
15 121 (13.78%) Oracle
15 121 (13.78%) Business Analysis
16 115 (13.10%) SQL Server
17 111 (12.64%) Asset Management
18 91 (10.36%) UNIX
19 87 (9.91%) Python
20 84 (9.57%) Linux
21 82 (9.34%) Microsoft
21 82 (9.34%) Risk Management
22 74 (8.43%) Project Management
23 73 (8.31%) Windows
24 68 (7.74%) Degree
25 66 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
25 66 (7.52%) Electronic Trading
26 65 (7.40%) Back Office
26 65 (7.40%) VBA

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (2.51%) Apache
2 16 (1.82%) IIS
2 16 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
3 14 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.25%) MTS
6 7 (0.80%) nginx
7 6 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.23%) Node.js
10 2 (0.23%) GemFire
10 2 (0.23%) SmartSockets
10 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.11%) JBoss
11 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 49 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.05%) MS Office
4 14 (1.59%) MS Project
5 7 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.34%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.23%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.23%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 37 (4.21%) thinkFolio
2 29 (3.30%) ION MarketView
3 16 (1.82%) LatentZero
4 14 (1.59%) Markit EDM
5 13 (1.48%) SimCorp Dimension
6 7 (0.80%) Eagle PACE
6 7 (0.80%) Front Arena
7 6 (0.68%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.57%) RMDS
8 5 (0.57%) HiPortfolio
9 4 (0.46%) Tesseract
9 4 (0.46%) Minerva
9 4 (0.46%) IntelliMatch
10 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.11%) Adaptiv
11 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.99%) Firewall
2 13 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.14%) Internet
3 10 (1.14%) Multicast
4 8 (0.91%) VPN
4 8 (0.91%) HTTP
4 8 (0.91%) Kerberos
5 7 (0.80%) LAN
6 6 (0.68%) SSL
6 6 (0.68%) Intranet
7 5 (0.57%) WAN
8 3 (0.34%) FTP
8 3 (0.34%) LDAP
8 3 (0.34%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (4.21%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.28%) RDBMS
5 20 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.71%) MySQL
7 15 (1.71%) MS Access
8 14 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.25%) Big Data
10 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.25%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.68%) QlikView
12 6 (0.68%) JasperReports
13 5 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (4.33%) Subversion
2 33 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 32 (3.64%) JIRA
4 25 (2.85%) Visual Studio
5 22 (2.51%) Gradle
6 18 (2.05%) Jenkins
7 17 (1.94%) Ant
8 16 (1.82%) Maven
8 16 (1.82%) NUnit
9 14 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.37%) MSBuild
11 11 (1.25%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.03%) JUnit
13 7 (0.80%) Jasmine
13 7 (0.80%) Grunt
14 6 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.68%) Selenium
15 5 (0.57%) FitNesse
15 5 (0.57%) ClearCase
15 5 (0.57%) ERwin
General
1 413 (47.04%) Finance
2 367 (41.80%) Banking
3 341 (38.84%) Front Office
4 288 (32.80%) Investment Banking
5 65 (7.40%) Back Office
6 40 (4.56%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.62%) Legal
8 20 (2.28%) Retail
9 7 (0.80%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.46%) Advertising
11 3 (0.34%) French Language
11 3 (0.34%) Marketing
12 2 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.11%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 352 (40.09%) Analyst
2 331 (37.70%) Developer
3 219 (24.94%) Business Analyst
4 95 (10.82%) C# Developer
5 71 (8.09%) Java Developer
6 60 (6.83%) Project Manager
7 57 (6.49%) C++ Developer
8 54 (6.15%) Applications Support
9 47 (5.35%) Support Analyst
10 46 (5.24%) Senior Developer
11 40 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
12 31 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
13 30 (3.42%) Data Analyst
14 28 (3.19%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 26 (2.96%) C++/C# Developer
15 26 (2.96%) Senior Business Analyst
16 24 (2.73%) SQL Developer
17 23 (2.62%) WPF Developer
18 22 (2.51%) Analyst Developer
19 21 (2.39%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (13.90%) .NET
2 60 (6.83%) XML
3 58 (6.61%) WPF
4 44 (5.01%) WCF
5 43 (4.90%) FIX Protocol
6 40 (4.56%) Middleware
7 39 (4.44%) Web Services
8 26 (2.96%) HTML
9 24 (2.73%) STL
9 24 (2.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 21 (2.39%) RESTful
11 20 (2.28%) Rendezvous
12 19 (2.16%) HTML5
13 18 (2.05%) AngularJS
14 16 (1.82%) FpML
15 15 (1.71%) Spring
16 13 (1.48%) CSS
17 12 (1.37%) ASP.NET
17 12 (1.37%) WinForms
18 11 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 300 (34.17%) Derivative
2 240 (27.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 238 (27.11%) Equities
4 130 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (4.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 37 (4.21%) Equity Derivative
7 26 (2.96%) Credit Derivative
7 26 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 23 (2.62%) Reference Data
9 22 (2.51%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.39%) Mathematics
10 21 (2.39%) Hedge funds
11 20 (2.28%) Credit Risk
12 18 (2.05%) Market Risk
12 18 (2.05%) Grid Computing
13 16 (1.82%) SWIFT
14 14 (1.59%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.59%) Contract for Difference
15 8 (0.91%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.91%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 91 (10.36%) UNIX
2 84 (9.57%) Linux
3 73 (8.31%) Windows
4 19 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.34%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.23%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.11%) VMS
7 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (13.78%) Business Analysis
3 111 (12.64%) Asset Management
4 82 (9.34%) Risk Management
5 74 (8.43%) Project Management
6 66 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (7.52%) Electronic Trading
7 64 (7.29%) Investment Management
8 63 (7.18%) OO
9 55 (6.26%) Multithreading
9 55 (6.26%) Analytics
10 52 (5.92%) SDLC
11 49 (5.58%) TDD
12 48 (5.47%) Low Latency
13 46 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 43 (4.90%) Scrum
15 40 (4.56%) Data Analysis
16 37 (4.21%) Change Management
17 36 (4.10%) Data Modelling
17 36 (4.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 298 (33.94%) SQL
2 192 (21.87%) Java
3 187 (21.30%) C#
4 128 (14.58%) C++
5 87 (9.91%) Python
6 65 (7.40%) VBA
7 53 (6.04%) Perl
8 31 (3.53%) Scala
9 27 (3.08%) JavaScript
10 20 (2.28%) Shell Script
11 14 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.37%) C
12 12 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.14%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.91%) VB
14 8 (0.91%) PHP
15 5 (0.57%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.23%) XAML
16 2 (0.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 68 (7.74%) Degree
2 10 (1.14%) ISEB
3 8 (0.91%) CISSP
3 8 (0.91%) CISA
3 8 (0.91%) CISM
3 8 (0.91%) CFA
4 6 (0.68%) PhD
5 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.57%) IIBA
5 5 (0.57%) CBAP
6 4 (0.46%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 4 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (0.46%) PMP
7 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.23%) CIMA
8 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.23%) CRISC
9 1 (0.11%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.47%) QA
2 39 (4.44%) EMIR
3 37 (4.21%) MiFID
4 31 (3.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (1.25%) Solvency II
6 9 (1.03%) FATCA
7 7 (0.80%) COREP
8 6 (0.68%) AIFMD
8 6 (0.68%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.46%) Basel III
10 3 (0.34%) SLA
11 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.46%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 21 (2.39%) ITRS Geneos
2 19 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.59%) BladeLogic
4 8 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.46%) Control-M
7 2 (0.23%) Puppet
7 2 (0.23%) Netcool
7 2 (0.23%) OpenView
7 2 (0.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 121 (13.78%) Oracle
2 82 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 54 (6.15%) Sybase
4 35 (3.99%) ION Trading
5 33 (3.76%) Bloomberg
6 28 (3.19%) Murex
6 28 (3.19%) TIBCO
7 27 (3.08%) Charles River
8 25 (2.85%) HP
9 19 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.59%) Reuters
10 14 (1.59%) eSpeed
11 13 (1.48%) SimCorp
11 13 (1.48%) Tradeweb
11 13 (1.48%) Tableau
12 12 (1.37%) Splunk
13 10 (1.14%) CA
13 10 (1.14%) SunGard
14 8 (0.91%) Fidessa
14 8 (0.91%) Alteryx
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Cititec
Rate: £500 - 575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £388.30 - £425.29 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago