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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fixed Income
Rank 320 299 256
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -43
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 366 421 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.73% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 2.20% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 305 387
Median daily rate £600 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -

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
17771 19133 18680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.30% 32.99% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11506 11963 11343
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 813 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 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 14 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 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -20 355 £600 +4.34% 58
London -25 354 £600 +4.34% 54
City of London +15 107 £575 - 21
Canary Wharf - 7 - -
County Antrim -2 5 £375 +341.17% 1
Belfast -3 5 £375 +341.17% 1
Northern Ireland -3 5 £375 +341.17% 1
Scotland +12 4 £400 -
Glasgow +6 4 £400 -
South East +17 1 - - 2
Docklands, London +9 1 £750 +26.58%
Surrey +8 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £550 -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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.

1 354 (52.76%) Finance
2 257 (38.30%) Front Office
3 245 (36.51%) Banking
4 242 (36.07%) Equities
5 184 (27.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 184 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
6 165 (24.59%) Java
7 162 (24.14%) Derivative
8 161 (23.99%) SQL
9 154 (22.95%) Investment Banking
10 149 (22.21%) Asset Management
11 142 (21.16%) C#
12 121 (18.03%) Financial Institution
13 110 (16.39%) SQL Server
14 105 (15.65%) Retail
15 103 (15.35%) Business Analysis
16 93 (13.86%) .NET
16 93 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
17 85 (12.67%) Oracle
17 85 (12.67%) Unix
18 82 (12.22%) C++
18 82 (12.22%) Electronic Trading
19 80 (11.92%) Project Management
20 79 (11.77%) Linux
21 71 (10.58%) OO
22 68 (10.13%) Risk Management
23 66 (9.84%) Multithreading
24 65 (9.69%) TDD
25 60 (8.94%) Python
25 60 (8.94%) SDLC

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 15 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.09%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (1.64%) Confluence
4 11 (1.64%) IIS
5 10 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.04%) Apache
7 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.60%) CMS
8 4 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.45%) MTS
9 3 (0.45%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.45%) SAS
9 3 (0.45%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.30%) JBoss
11 1 (0.15%) Lightstreamer
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (2.09%) MS Project
4 10 (1.49%) MS Office
4 10 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.60%) InVision
6 4 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.30%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 29 (4.32%) RMDS
2 16 (2.38%) thinkFolio
3 10 (1.49%) ION MarketView
4 8 (1.19%) Summit
5 7 (1.04%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.89%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.60%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.15%) Eikon
9 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (0.60%) Trello
4 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.45%) Office 365
5 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.13%) Intranet
2 11 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.04%) DSL
3 7 (1.04%) Internet
4 6 (0.89%) FTP
4 6 (0.89%) Network Security
5 5 (0.75%) DNS
5 5 (0.75%) Firewall
5 5 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.60%) LAN
7 3 (0.45%) ISDN
7 3 (0.45%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.45%) Skype
7 3 (0.45%) WAN
8 2 (0.30%) AMQP
8 2 (0.30%) DWDM
8 2 (0.30%) HTTP
8 2 (0.30%) VPN
8 2 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.71%) Relational Database
3 35 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 20 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (2.83%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.38%) KDB
7 16 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.64%) Big Data
10 10 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.34%) Data Mining
11 9 (1.34%) QlikView
11 9 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.19%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.75%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.75%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 43 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (5.51%) JIRA
3 34 (5.07%) Subversion
4 30 (4.47%) TeamCity
5 27 (4.02%) JUnit
6 24 (3.58%) Visual Studio
7 22 (3.28%) Git (software)
8 18 (2.68%) Selenium
9 15 (2.24%) NUnit
10 14 (2.09%) Maven
11 13 (1.94%) Bower
12 11 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.64%) gulp
13 10 (1.49%) HP UFT
13 10 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (1.34%) Grunt
15 8 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 7 (1.04%) SonarQube
17 6 (0.89%) Mocha
17 6 (0.89%) NuGet
General
1 354 (52.76%) Finance
2 257 (38.30%) Front Office
3 245 (36.51%) Banking
4 154 (22.95%) Investment Banking
5 121 (18.03%) Financial Institution
6 105 (15.65%) Retail
7 54 (8.05%) Back Office
8 37 (5.51%) Legal
9 17 (2.53%) Marketing
10 5 (0.75%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.60%) French Language
12 3 (0.45%) Publishing
12 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 268 (39.94%) Developer
2 239 (35.62%) Analyst
3 145 (21.61%) Business Analyst
4 96 (14.31%) Java Developer
5 65 (9.69%) C# Developer
6 49 (7.30%) Senior Developer
7 42 (6.26%) Project Manager
8 32 (4.77%) C++ Developer
9 31 (4.62%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 30 (4.47%) Banking Analyst
11 28 (4.17%) Quantitative Developer
12 26 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
13 25 (3.73%) Angular Developer
14 24 (3.58%) .NET Developer
15 23 (3.43%) Front Office Developer
16 22 (3.28%) HTML Developer
17 21 (3.13%) Applications Support
18 20 (2.98%) Analyst Developer
18 20 (2.98%) Data Analyst
18 20 (2.98%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (13.86%) .NET
2 58 (8.64%) HTML
3 49 (7.30%) HTML5
3 49 (7.30%) XML
4 46 (6.86%) AngularJS
5 44 (6.56%) Spring
5 44 (6.56%) WPF
6 36 (5.37%) Middleware
7 30 (4.47%) FIX Protocol
7 30 (4.47%) Rendezvous
8 29 (4.32%) CSS
9 18 (2.68%) Spring Integration
10 17 (2.53%) XSLT
11 16 (2.38%) Web Services
12 15 (2.24%) .NET Framework
13 14 (2.09%) ASP.NET
13 14 (2.09%) FpML
14 12 (1.79%) jQuery
14 12 (1.79%) WinForms
15 11 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 242 (36.07%) Equities
2 184 (27.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 162 (24.14%) Derivative
4 93 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (6.11%) User Experience
6 35 (5.22%) Credit Derivative
6 35 (5.22%) Management Information System
7 28 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
8 20 (2.98%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.98%) Mathematics
8 20 (2.98%) Reference Data
9 19 (2.83%) Data Centre
9 19 (2.83%) Fintech
10 18 (2.68%) Data Structures
10 18 (2.68%) Virtual Team
11 17 (2.53%) OTC Derivatives
12 15 (2.24%) Market Risk
13 14 (2.09%) Grid Computing
14 13 (1.94%) Algorithms
15 12 (1.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 85 (12.67%) Unix
2 79 (11.77%) Linux
3 52 (7.75%) Windows
4 19 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.30%) Solaris
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (22.21%) Asset Management
3 103 (15.35%) Business Analysis
4 82 (12.22%) Electronic Trading
5 80 (11.92%) Project Management
6 71 (10.58%) OO
7 68 (10.13%) Risk Management
8 66 (9.84%) Multithreading
9 65 (9.69%) TDD
10 60 (8.94%) SDLC
11 51 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (7.45%) Analytics
13 48 (7.15%) Scrum
14 44 (6.56%) Software Engineering
15 42 (6.26%) Change Management
16 39 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
17 38 (5.66%) DevOps
17 38 (5.66%) Workflow
18 31 (4.62%) Investment Management
19 28 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (24.59%) Java
2 161 (23.99%) SQL
3 142 (21.16%) C#
4 82 (12.22%) C++
5 60 (8.94%) Python
6 55 (8.20%) JavaScript
7 37 (5.51%) Shell Script
8 33 (4.92%) VBA
9 31 (4.62%) Perl
10 20 (2.98%) C
11 19 (2.83%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.83%) VB
12 16 (2.38%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.24%) XAML
14 12 (1.79%) Scala
15 11 (1.64%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.04%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.89%) Groovy
18 5 (0.75%) R
18 5 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 48 (7.15%) Degree
2 12 (1.79%) CISM
2 12 (1.79%) CISSP
3 11 (1.64%) ISEB
4 9 (1.34%) PhD
5 8 (1.19%) CISA
5 8 (1.19%) CRISC
5 8 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.75%) APMP
6 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.60%) CNA
7 4 (0.60%) GCIA
7 4 (0.60%) GCIH
7 4 (0.60%) GIAC
7 4 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.60%) Novell Certification
7 4 (0.60%) SANS
8 3 (0.45%) PMP
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.00%) MiFID
2 40 (5.96%) QA
3 17 (2.53%) EMIR
3 17 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (1.19%) Basel III
5 8 (1.19%) COBIT
6 5 (0.75%) SAS 70
7 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.60%) GAAP
8 3 (0.45%) FATCA
9 2 (0.30%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.30%) Basel II
9 2 (0.30%) SLA
10 1 (0.15%) COREP
10 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
System Software
1 7 (1.04%) Docker
2 6 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.45%) HDFS
4 2 (0.30%) SRDF
4 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.15%) NFS
5 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.19%) Ansible
2 8 (1.19%) Puppet
3 5 (0.75%) BladeLogic
3 5 (0.75%) Control-M
3 5 (0.75%) Nagios
4 4 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.30%) Dollar Universe
6 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.15%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.15%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.15%) Kibana
7 1 (0.15%) logstash
7 1 (0.15%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 85 (12.67%) Oracle
2 50 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 49 (7.30%) ION Trading
4 42 (6.26%) Bloomberg
5 40 (5.96%) Murex
6 35 (5.22%) TIBCO
7 32 (4.77%) Reuters
8 24 (3.58%) Sybase
9 23 (3.43%) Calypso
9 23 (3.43%) Tableau
10 18 (2.68%) Charles River
11 14 (2.09%) MicroStrategy
12 12 (1.79%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.64%) Alteryx
14 9 (1.34%) GoldenSource
14 9 (1.34%) Solace
15 8 (1.19%) HP
15 8 (1.19%) Serena
16 7 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (1.04%) Splunk
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