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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 228 131 133
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +2
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 460 811 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 1.59% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.39% 5.99% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 660 689
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13575 13529 14275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.54% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8238 8164 8195
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 546 610 770
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%

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 23 July 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 11 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 23 July 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
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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 -89 441 £575 +4.54% 95
London -46 439 £575 +4.54% 94
City of London -27 150 £575 +4.54% 40
Scotland -59 18 £388 -6.06% 1
Edinburgh -13 10 £650 +100.00%
Glasgow -38 4 £350 -30.00%
Stirling - 3 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
County Londonderry - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 489 (49.00%) Front Office
2 401 (40.18%) Banking
3 363 (36.37%) Finance
4 333 (33.37%) Derivative
5 329 (32.97%) SQL
6 299 (29.96%) Investment Banking
7 269 (26.95%) Java
8 231 (23.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 210 (21.04%) C++
10 205 (20.54%) Equities
11 193 (19.34%) C#
12 158 (15.83%) UNIX
13 141 (14.13%) Multithreading
14 131 (13.13%) SQL Server
15 129 (12.93%) Oracle
16 119 (11.92%) Low Latency
17 118 (11.82%) Asset Management
18 111 (11.12%) .NET
19 105 (10.52%) Windows
20 104 (10.42%) Linux
21 102 (10.22%) Python
22 100 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
23 96 (9.62%) Degree
24 91 (9.12%) VBA
24 91 (9.12%) Sybase
25 90 (9.02%) TIBCO
26 89 (8.92%) Risk Management
27 87 (8.72%) Electronic Trading
28 83 (8.32%) Business Analysis
29 80 (8.02%) Perl

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 15 (1.50%) Apache
3 8 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
5 6 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.60%) Confluence
6 5 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (0.50%) GemFire
6 5 (0.50%) AquaLogic
7 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.30%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.20%) MTS
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.20%) Mule
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.10%) IIS
10 1 (0.10%) CMS
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.10%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 48 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.90%) MS Office
3 15 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.70%) MS Project
6 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (3.91%) ION MarketView
2 16 (1.60%) RMDS
3 15 (1.50%) LatentZero
4 12 (1.20%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.60%) Summit
6 4 (0.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.30%) Sophis RISQUE
7 3 (0.30%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.10%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.10%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.10%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.10%) Capstone
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.10%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.10%) LongView
9 1 (0.10%) Findur
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.71%) Firewall
2 19 (1.90%) Multicast
3 8 (0.80%) Internet
4 7 (0.70%) SAN
5 6 (0.60%) Intranet
6 4 (0.40%) FTP
6 4 (0.40%) HTTP
7 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.30%) Network Security
8 2 (0.20%) SSL
8 2 (0.20%) LDAP
9 1 (0.10%) LAN
9 1 (0.10%) WAN
9 1 (0.10%) NAS
9 1 (0.10%) AMQP
9 1 (0.10%) BGP
9 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 37 (3.71%) Relational Database
3 33 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.70%) KDB
6 16 (1.60%) MS Access
7 14 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.90%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.90%) Big Data
10 7 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.60%) OLAP
11 6 (0.60%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.60%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.50%) DB2
12 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (3.71%) JUnit
2 23 (2.30%) Maven
3 21 (2.10%) Visual Studio
4 19 (1.90%) Ant
4 19 (1.90%) JIRA
5 18 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.50%) Mockito
7 13 (1.30%) Subversion
8 11 (1.10%) NUnit
9 10 (1.00%) FitNesse
10 9 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (0.80%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.80%) Selenium
12 7 (0.70%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.70%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.60%) jMock
14 4 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.30%) IntelliJ
16 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 489 (49.00%) Front Office
2 401 (40.18%) Banking
3 363 (36.37%) Finance
4 299 (29.96%) Investment Banking
5 74 (7.41%) Back Office
6 34 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.10%) Retail
8 8 (0.80%) Legal
9 6 (0.60%) Advertising
10 4 (0.40%) Publishing
10 4 (0.40%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.20%) French Language
12 2 (0.20%) Games
13 1 (0.10%) Billing
13 1 (0.10%) German Language
13 1 (0.10%) Hebrew Language
13 1 (0.10%) International Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 415 (41.58%) Developer
2 317 (31.76%) Analyst
3 200 (20.04%) Business Analyst
4 156 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 77 (7.72%) C# Developer
6 76 (7.62%) C++ Developer
7 69 (6.91%) Project Manager
8 51 (5.11%) Support Analyst
9 49 (4.91%) Applications Support
10 40 (4.01%) Quantitative Developer
11 35 (3.51%) Senior Developer
12 34 (3.41%) SQL Developer
13 32 (3.21%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 28 (2.81%) C++ Quantitative Developer
15 27 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (2.40%) Front Office Developer
17 22 (2.20%) Python Developer
18 21 (2.10%) Banking Business Analyst
19 20 (2.00%) Senior Business Analyst
20 19 (1.90%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (11.12%) .NET
2 78 (7.82%) Spring
3 52 (5.21%) XML
4 46 (4.61%) Rendezvous
4 46 (4.61%) WPF
5 44 (4.41%) WCF
5 44 (4.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 35 (3.51%) Hibernate
6 35 (3.51%) STL
7 34 (3.41%) JMS
7 34 (3.41%) FIX Protocol
8 32 (3.21%) Web Services
9 31 (3.11%) HTML
9 31 (3.11%) Middleware
10 24 (2.40%) WinForms
11 22 (2.20%) J2EE
12 18 (1.80%) Java EE
13 17 (1.70%) HTML5
14 14 (1.40%) FpML
15 13 (1.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 333 (33.37%) Derivative
2 231 (23.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 205 (20.54%) Equities
4 47 (4.71%) Credit Risk
5 46 (4.61%) Credit Derivative
6 38 (3.81%) Equity Derivative
7 36 (3.61%) Computer Science
8 30 (3.01%) Reference Data
9 27 (2.71%) Market Risk
9 27 (2.71%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.70%) Grid Computing
11 16 (1.60%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 15 (1.50%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.00%) iPad
14 7 (0.70%) EMC Centera
15 5 (0.50%) Economics
15 5 (0.50%) Physics
15 5 (0.50%) Swaptions
16 4 (0.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 158 (15.83%) UNIX
2 105 (10.52%) Windows
3 104 (10.42%) Linux
4 24 (2.40%) Windows 7
5 21 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.70%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.20%) Solaris
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (14.13%) Multithreading
2 119 (11.92%) Low Latency
3 118 (11.82%) Asset Management
4 100 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (8.92%) Risk Management
6 87 (8.72%) Electronic Trading
7 83 (8.32%) Business Analysis
8 78 (7.82%) Analytics
9 74 (7.41%) Investment Management
10 71 (7.11%) Project Management
11 69 (6.91%) TDD
12 55 (5.51%) Migration
13 53 (5.31%) OO
14 52 (5.21%) Fund Management
15 47 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 46 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (4.61%) Change Management
17 36 (3.61%) Data Analysis
17 36 (3.61%) Portfolio Management
18 32 (3.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 329 (32.97%) SQL
2 269 (26.95%) Java
3 210 (21.04%) C++
4 193 (19.34%) C#
5 102 (10.22%) Python
6 91 (9.12%) VBA
7 80 (8.02%) Perl
8 42 (4.21%) Scala
9 28 (2.81%) JavaScript
10 26 (2.61%) VB
11 23 (2.30%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.80%) VC++
14 9 (0.90%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.70%) C
15 7 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.60%) Korn
17 5 (0.50%) Bourne shell
18 4 (0.40%) Groovy
18 4 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (9.62%) Degree
2 11 (1.10%) PhD
3 6 (0.60%) ISEB
3 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.50%) CIMA
5 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.40%) CFA
6 3 (0.30%) CISSP
6 3 (0.30%) MCSE
6 3 (0.30%) IIBA
7 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.20%) ACCA
7 2 (0.20%) CISA
8 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.10%) MBA
8 1 (0.10%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.10%) GIAC
8 1 (0.10%) GCIA
8 1 (0.10%) MCP
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.51%) EMIR
2 40 (4.01%) Dodd-Frank
3 34 (3.41%) QA
4 12 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.90%) Basel III
6 4 (0.40%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.30%) Basel II
8 2 (0.20%) MiFID
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.10%) FATCA
9 1 (0.10%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.30%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (1.80%) ITRS Geneos
2 11 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.60%) Control-M
5 4 (0.40%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.20%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 129 (12.93%) Oracle
2 91 (9.12%) Sybase
3 90 (9.02%) TIBCO
4 76 (7.62%) Microsoft
5 74 (7.41%) Bloomberg
6 73 (7.31%) ION Trading
7 49 (4.91%) Reuters
8 43 (4.31%) Charles River
9 34 (3.41%) thinkFolio
10 31 (3.11%) MarketAxess
11 22 (2.20%) eSpeed
11 22 (2.20%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.60%) Perforce
13 15 (1.50%) Fidessa
14 13 (1.30%) HP
15 12 (1.20%) Murex
15 12 (1.20%) Tradeweb
16 11 (1.10%) DataSynapse
16 11 (1.10%) Tableau
17 10 (1.00%) JBoss
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