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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 238 180 157
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -23
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 479 650 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 1.23% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 3.94% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 523 584
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 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -15.38%
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
17525 16502 17427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.63% 31.32% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10232 10133
Average daily rate £413 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 646 880
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.81 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -27.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 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 14 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 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -56 460 £575 +4.54% 92
London -27 459 £575 +4.54% 91
City of London -8 143 £569 -1.08% 53
Scotland -15 10 £425 +13.25%
Edinburgh - 3 £425 -
Glasgow -19 2 - -
Docklands, London +10 1 £500 -16.66%
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 442 (46.53%) Front Office
2 394 (41.47%) Banking
3 358 (37.68%) Finance
4 355 (37.37%) SQL
5 323 (34.00%) Derivative
6 272 (28.63%) Investment Banking
7 254 (26.74%) Java
8 237 (24.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 202 (21.26%) C#
9 202 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
10 172 (18.11%) UNIX
11 155 (16.32%) Equities
12 150 (15.79%) Oracle
13 146 (15.37%) C++
14 131 (13.79%) Multithreading
15 116 (12.21%) Low Latency
16 114 (12.00%) SQL Server
17 111 (11.68%) Linux
18 110 (11.58%) Windows
19 106 (11.16%) .NET
20 99 (10.42%) Asset Management
21 98 (10.32%) Python
22 93 (9.79%) Degree
23 92 (9.68%) XML
23 92 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
24 91 (9.58%) TIBCO
25 81 (8.53%) TDD
26 76 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
27 75 (7.89%) Project Management
28 73 (7.68%) Business Analysis

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (1.16%) Apache
3 10 (1.05%) WebLogic
4 8 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.53%) Confluence
7 4 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.21%) AquaLogic
8 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.11%) Node.js
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.11%) Jetty
9 1 (0.11%) Mule
9 1 (0.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.11%) CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 48 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.79%) MS Project
3 16 (1.68%) MS Office
4 11 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (5.16%) ION MarketView
2 23 (2.42%) RMDS
3 10 (1.05%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.84%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.74%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
8 2 (0.21%) Global One
8 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.21%) Summit
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.11%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.11%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.26%) Firewall
2 23 (2.42%) Multicast
3 7 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.74%) Internet
4 5 (0.53%) Intranet
5 4 (0.42%) DNS
5 4 (0.42%) HTTP
5 4 (0.42%) Network Security
6 2 (0.21%) SAN
6 2 (0.21%) SSL
6 2 (0.21%) DHCP
6 2 (0.21%) LDAP
6 2 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.21%) SSH
6 2 (0.21%) AMQP
7 1 (0.11%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.11%) BGP
7 1 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.47%) Relational Database
3 38 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.47%) Data Mining
8 13 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.16%) KDB
10 11 (1.16%) MS Access
11 10 (1.05%) Big Data
12 9 (0.95%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.63%) OLAP
15 5 (0.53%) QlikView
16 4 (0.42%) MongoDB
17 3 (0.32%) Hadoop
17 3 (0.32%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 17 (1.79%) Subversion
2 14 (1.47%) JIRA
3 13 (1.37%) FitNesse
3 13 (1.37%) JUnit
4 11 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.16%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.16%) Selenium
4 11 (1.16%) NUnit
4 11 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.84%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.74%) Maven
7 6 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.63%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.53%) jMock
8 5 (0.53%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.42%) Grunt
10 3 (0.32%) Gradle
10 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 442 (46.53%) Front Office
2 394 (41.47%) Banking
3 358 (37.68%) Finance
4 272 (28.63%) Investment Banking
5 58 (6.11%) Back Office
6 29 (3.05%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.26%) Legal
8 9 (0.95%) Retail
9 5 (0.53%) Games
10 4 (0.42%) Advertising
10 4 (0.42%) Publishing
10 4 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.32%) Marketing
12 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 422 (44.42%) Developer
2 278 (29.26%) Analyst
3 164 (17.26%) Java Developer
4 157 (16.53%) Business Analyst
5 89 (9.37%) C# Developer
6 62 (6.53%) Project Manager
7 54 (5.68%) C++ Developer
8 50 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 45 (4.74%) Applications Support
10 44 (4.63%) Senior Developer
11 34 (3.58%) SQL Developer
12 27 (2.84%) Front Office Developer
13 24 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (2.42%) Test Analyst
14 23 (2.42%) Quantitative Developer
15 22 (2.32%) Python Developer
15 22 (2.32%) VBA Developer
15 22 (2.32%) Senior Java Developer
16 20 (2.11%) Data Analyst
17 19 (2.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (11.16%) .NET
2 92 (9.68%) XML
3 56 (5.89%) Spring
4 54 (5.68%) WPF
4 54 (5.68%) Rendezvous
5 44 (4.63%) HTML
6 42 (4.42%) WCF
7 37 (3.89%) Middleware
8 36 (3.79%) STL
9 35 (3.68%) Web Services
10 34 (3.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 33 (3.47%) Hibernate
12 29 (3.05%) FpML
13 28 (2.95%) FIX Protocol
13 28 (2.95%) HTML5
14 21 (2.21%) JMS
15 18 (1.89%) Java EE
16 17 (1.79%) WinForms
16 17 (1.79%) J2EE
17 16 (1.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 323 (34.00%) Derivative
2 237 (24.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 155 (16.32%) Equities
4 76 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (5.79%) Credit Derivative
6 38 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 32 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 31 (3.26%) Credit Risk
9 30 (3.16%) Reference Data
10 27 (2.84%) Equity Derivative
11 26 (2.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 24 (2.53%) Hedge funds
13 23 (2.42%) Market Risk
14 20 (2.11%) Mathematics
15 16 (1.68%) Grid Computing
16 10 (1.05%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.84%) Data Structures
18 7 (0.74%) Physics
18 7 (0.74%) Economics
18 7 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 172 (18.11%) UNIX
2 111 (11.68%) Linux
3 110 (11.58%) Windows
4 27 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (0.53%) Solaris
8 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.21%) SUSE
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (13.79%) Multithreading
3 116 (12.21%) Low Latency
4 99 (10.42%) Asset Management
5 92 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
6 81 (8.53%) TDD
7 75 (7.89%) Project Management
8 73 (7.68%) Business Analysis
9 63 (6.63%) Risk Management
10 60 (6.32%) Analytics
10 60 (6.32%) Investment Management
11 53 (5.58%) OO
12 48 (5.05%) Data Analysis
13 45 (4.74%) Migration
13 45 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 43 (4.53%) Change Management
16 40 (4.21%) Fund Management
17 38 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
18 33 (3.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 355 (37.37%) SQL
2 254 (26.74%) Java
3 202 (21.26%) C#
4 146 (15.37%) C++
5 98 (10.32%) Python
6 72 (7.58%) VBA
7 58 (6.11%) Perl
8 33 (3.47%) JavaScript
9 24 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.00%) VC++
11 17 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.37%) Scala
13 9 (0.95%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.95%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.84%) C
15 7 (0.74%) VB
16 6 (0.63%) Korn
17 5 (0.53%) XAML
18 4 (0.42%) PowerShell
19 3 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 93 (9.79%) Degree
2 13 (1.37%) ISEB
3 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.42%) CISSP
4 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.42%) CFA
5 3 (0.32%) PhD
5 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.32%) MCSE
6 2 (0.21%) CNA
6 2 (0.21%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.21%) GIAC
6 2 (0.21%) CISA
6 2 (0.21%) CIMA
6 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.21%) GCIA
7 1 (0.11%) IIBA
7 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.11%) EMIR
2 35 (3.68%) Dodd-Frank
3 31 (3.26%) QA
4 8 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.42%) Basel II
7 3 (0.32%) Basel III
8 2 (0.21%) MiFID
8 2 (0.21%) UCITS
9 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.11%) FATCA
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) NFS
4 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 19 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 18 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.63%) Control-M
4 4 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.42%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.21%) Nagios
5 2 (0.21%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (0.21%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) SCCM
6 1 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 150 (15.79%) Oracle
2 91 (9.58%) TIBCO
3 70 (7.37%) Sybase
4 60 (6.32%) Microsoft
5 57 (6.00%) ION Trading
6 49 (5.16%) Reuters
7 43 (4.53%) Bloomberg
8 30 (3.16%) Charles River
8 30 (3.16%) MarketAxess
9 28 (2.95%) Red Hat
10 24 (2.53%) thinkFolio
11 23 (2.42%) eSpeed
12 19 (2.00%) Murex
13 17 (1.79%) Tableau
14 12 (1.26%) DataSynapse
15 11 (1.16%) Fidessa
16 10 (1.05%) HP
16 10 (1.05%) Tradeweb
17 9 (0.95%) GoldenSource
17 9 (0.95%) Remedy
Belfast, County Antrim
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £15 - £23 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
UK
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £580 - £610 per day
Posted: 14 days ago