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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fixed Income
UK
Rank 283 310 264
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -46
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 358 352 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.71% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% 2.13% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 268 336
Median daily rate £623 £588 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median 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
14607 16507 15753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.08% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9315 10460 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 692 640
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 2017.

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 9 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +19 354 £625 +6.38% 59
London -3 353 £625 +6.38% 58
City of London -9 77 £625 +2.45% 21
Canary Wharf +6 8 £650 +41.30%
Belfast - 3 £360 -
County Antrim - 3 £360 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £360 -
Scotland +27 1 - - 1
Glasgow +9 1 - - 1

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 337 (44.99%) Finance
2 320 (42.72%) Front Office
3 256 (34.18%) Banking
4 253 (33.78%) Equities
5 214 (28.57%) Java
6 201 (26.84%) Derivative
7 199 (26.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 196 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
9 161 (21.50%) C#
10 145 (19.36%) Electronic Trading
11 143 (19.09%) SQL
12 137 (18.29%) Investment Banking
13 124 (16.56%) Multithreading
14 123 (16.42%) Asset Management
15 119 (15.89%) Linux
16 113 (15.09%) SQL Server
17 111 (14.82%) C++
18 105 (14.02%) .NET
19 98 (13.08%) Unix
20 84 (11.21%) Business Analysis
21 78 (10.41%) Financial Institution
22 77 (10.28%) Project Management
22 77 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
23 75 (10.01%) ION Trading
24 73 (9.75%) Oracle
25 69 (9.21%) OO
26 66 (8.81%) SDLC
27 65 (8.68%) Windows
27 65 (8.68%) Python
27 65 (8.68%) MiFID

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 20 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (1.34%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.07%) Confluence
6 6 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (0.67%) IIS
8 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.40%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.27%) Apache
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.27%) JBoss
10 2 (0.27%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.34%) MS Office
5 7 (0.93%) MS Project
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.27%) InVision
7 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 40 (5.34%) RMDS
2 27 (3.60%) ION MarketView
3 23 (3.07%) thinkFolio
4 10 (1.34%) SimCorp Dimension
5 7 (0.93%) Summit
6 6 (0.80%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.80%) Minerva
7 5 (0.67%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.27%) Global One
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.27%) SunGard APT
8 2 (0.27%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.13%) Eikon
9 1 (0.13%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.40%) Office 365
4 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Force.com
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.07%) Firewall
2 8 (1.07%) Network Security
3 7 (0.93%) DSL
3 7 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (0.67%) FTP
4 5 (0.67%) Intranet
5 4 (0.53%) LAN
5 4 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.40%) ISDN
6 3 (0.40%) Skype
7 2 (0.27%) AMQP
7 2 (0.27%) HTTP
7 2 (0.27%) Internet
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.13%) CTI
8 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.13%) VPN
8 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.54%) NoSQL
3 25 (3.34%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.94%) KDB
4 22 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 20 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.07%) Big Data
9 8 (1.07%) Kdb+
10 7 (0.93%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.80%) Data Mart
11 6 (0.80%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.67%) Spotfire
12 5 (0.67%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 52 (6.94%) Subversion
2 46 (6.14%) JIRA
3 44 (5.87%) JUnit
4 24 (3.20%) TeamCity
5 23 (3.07%) Git (software)
5 23 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (2.67%) Maven
7 15 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.34%) gulp
8 10 (1.34%) Mockito
9 9 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.20%) Selenium
10 8 (1.07%) Mocha
10 8 (1.07%) NUnit
11 7 (0.93%) Bower
11 7 (0.93%) HP UFT
11 7 (0.93%) IntelliJ
11 7 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (0.93%) Protractor
11 7 (0.93%) Sinon.JS
General
1 337 (44.99%) Finance
2 320 (42.72%) Front Office
3 256 (34.18%) Banking
4 137 (18.29%) Investment Banking
5 78 (10.41%) Financial Institution
6 60 (8.01%) Back Office
7 53 (7.08%) Retail
8 31 (4.14%) Legal
9 8 (1.07%) Marketing
10 6 (0.80%) German Language
11 3 (0.40%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.40%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 363 (48.46%) Developer
2 245 (32.71%) Analyst
3 166 (22.16%) Business Analyst
4 143 (19.09%) Java Developer
5 93 (12.42%) C# Developer
6 67 (8.95%) C++ Developer
7 55 (7.34%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 48 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 42 (5.61%) Project Manager
10 41 (5.47%) Quantitative Developer
11 40 (5.34%) Front Office Developer
12 39 (5.21%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 31 (4.14%) .NET Developer
14 27 (3.60%) Front Office Business Analyst
14 27 (3.60%) MiFID Business Analyst
14 27 (3.60%) Python Developer
15 26 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
17 24 (3.20%) C++/C# Developer
17 24 (3.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (14.02%) .NET
2 59 (7.88%) XML
3 56 (7.48%) FIX Protocol
4 48 (6.41%) WPF
5 44 (5.87%) HTML
6 41 (5.47%) Rendezvous
7 40 (5.34%) Middleware
8 39 (5.21%) Spring
9 34 (4.54%) HTML5
10 24 (3.20%) CSS
11 21 (2.80%) AngularJS
12 19 (2.54%) FpML
13 18 (2.40%) WinForms
14 14 (1.87%) .NET Framework
14 14 (1.87%) ASP.NET
15 13 (1.74%) REST
15 13 (1.74%) RESTful
15 13 (1.74%) Spring Integration
16 12 (1.60%) SOAP
16 12 (1.60%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 253 (33.78%) Equities
2 201 (26.84%) Derivative
3 199 (26.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 77 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (7.74%) Computer Science
6 37 (4.94%) Algorithms
6 37 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 37 (4.94%) User Experience
7 35 (4.67%) Credit Derivative
8 32 (4.27%) Virtual Team
9 28 (3.74%) Mathematics
10 25 (3.34%) OTC Derivatives
11 22 (2.94%) Fintech
12 21 (2.80%) Data Structures
12 21 (2.80%) Market Risk
12 21 (2.80%) Reference Data
13 20 (2.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 16 (2.14%) Hedge funds
15 13 (1.74%) Grid Computing
16 12 (1.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 119 (15.89%) Linux
2 98 (13.08%) Unix
3 65 (8.68%) Windows
4 3 (0.40%) Solaris
5 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (19.36%) Electronic Trading
3 124 (16.56%) Multithreading
4 123 (16.42%) Asset Management
5 84 (11.21%) Business Analysis
6 77 (10.28%) Project Management
7 69 (9.21%) OO
8 66 (8.81%) SDLC
9 57 (7.61%) Risk Management
10 52 (6.94%) Analytics
11 49 (6.54%) TDD
12 47 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (6.28%) Investment Management
13 46 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (5.87%) Low Latency
15 42 (5.61%) Workflow
16 40 (5.34%) Scrum
17 35 (4.67%) Migration
18 33 (4.41%) Change Management
19 32 (4.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 214 (28.57%) Java
2 161 (21.50%) C#
3 143 (19.09%) SQL
4 111 (14.82%) C++
5 65 (8.68%) Python
6 56 (7.48%) JavaScript
7 33 (4.41%) Perl
7 33 (4.41%) Scala
8 27 (3.60%) C
9 25 (3.34%) Shell Script
10 19 (2.54%) VBA
11 12 (1.60%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.34%) XAML
13 8 (1.07%) R
13 8 (1.07%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.67%) Groovy
15 4 (0.53%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.53%) Clojure
15 4 (0.53%) F#
15 4 (0.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (5.87%) Degree
2 16 (2.14%) CISM
2 16 (2.14%) CISSP
3 10 (1.34%) ISEB
4 9 (1.20%) CISA
4 9 (1.20%) CRISC
5 7 (0.93%) CNA
5 7 (0.93%) GCIA
5 7 (0.93%) GCIH
5 7 (0.93%) GIAC
5 7 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (0.93%) Novell Certification
5 7 (0.93%) SANS
6 6 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.67%) PhD
8 2 (0.27%) CFA
8 2 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.68%) MiFID
2 56 (7.48%) QA
3 28 (3.74%) EMIR
4 20 (2.67%) Dodd-Frank
5 17 (2.27%) COBIT
6 13 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.93%) Basel III
8 4 (0.53%) FATCA
8 4 (0.53%) GAAP
9 2 (0.27%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.27%) Basel II
9 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.53%) Docker
3 3 (0.40%) HDFS
4 2 (0.27%) SRDF
5 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.40%) Ansible
3 3 (0.40%) Puppet
3 3 (0.40%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.27%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.13%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.13%) Kibana
5 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 75 (10.01%) ION Trading
2 73 (9.75%) Oracle
3 55 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 49 (6.54%) TIBCO
5 43 (5.74%) Reuters
6 38 (5.07%) Bloomberg
7 34 (4.54%) Murex
8 30 (4.01%) Sybase
9 17 (2.27%) Charles River
10 15 (2.00%) Calypso
10 15 (2.00%) Fidessa
11 14 (1.87%) Solace
12 11 (1.47%) SimCorp
13 10 (1.34%) Tableau
14 9 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (1.07%) Sun
16 5 (0.67%) Cognizant
16 5 (0.67%) Informatica
16 5 (0.67%) Misys
16 5 (0.67%) Tradeweb
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