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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fixed Income
Rank 281 294 279
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 402 421 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.77% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 2.31% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 312 376
Median daily rate £620 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £531 £388
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +37.09%
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
16556 18240 17894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 33.34% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10728 11465 11353
Median daily rate £430 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 787 748
Median hourly rate £19.38 £20.63 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +22.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

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 6 December 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 11 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 6 December 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 -7 390 £620 +7.82% 38
London -13 390 £620 +7.82% 37
City of London -2 98 £650 +4.41% 18
Canary Wharf +11 12 £650 +41.30%
Belfast -6 7 £375 -6.25%
County Antrim -6 7 £375 -6.25%
Northern Ireland -7 7 £375 -6.25%
Glasgow +6 5 £400 -
Scotland +6 5 £400 -33.33%
Mayfair - 2 £550 -
Docklands, London - 1 £750 -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 366 (50.90%) Finance
2 280 (38.94%) Front Office
3 262 (36.44%) Equities
4 256 (35.61%) Banking
5 200 (27.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 194 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
7 187 (26.01%) Java
8 179 (24.90%) Derivative
9 149 (20.72%) SQL
10 148 (20.58%) Asset Management
11 146 (20.31%) C#
12 138 (19.19%) Investment Banking
13 108 (15.02%) SQL Server
14 105 (14.60%) Financial Institution
15 104 (14.46%) Business Analysis
16 101 (14.05%) Linux
17 99 (13.77%) C++
18 97 (13.49%) Electronic Trading
19 96 (13.35%) Multithreading
19 96 (13.35%) .NET
20 93 (12.93%) Unix
21 87 (12.10%) Project Management
22 83 (11.54%) Retail
23 80 (11.13%) Oracle
24 77 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
25 67 (9.32%) OO
25 67 (9.32%) SDLC
26 66 (9.18%) XML
27 64 (8.90%) Risk Management
28 63 (8.76%) Windows

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 26 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.23%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (1.39%) Confluence
4 10 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (0.97%) IIS
6 6 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.56%) Apache
8 3 (0.42%) CMS
8 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.42%) SAS
8 3 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.42%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.28%) JBoss
9 2 (0.28%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.14%) MTS
Applications
1 36 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.92%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.81%) MS Office
5 12 (1.67%) MS Project
6 6 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.28%) InVision
8 2 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (4.31%) RMDS
2 21 (2.92%) thinkFolio
3 12 (1.67%) SimCorp Dimension
4 8 (1.11%) Summit
5 7 (0.97%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.83%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.83%) Minerva
7 5 (0.70%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.28%) Global One
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.28%) SunGard APT
9 2 (0.28%) Tesseract
10 1 (0.14%) Eikon
10 1 (0.14%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.14%) Orchestrade
10 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.42%) Office 365
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.81%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.67%) Intranet
3 9 (1.25%) Network Security
4 8 (1.11%) Firewall
5 7 (0.97%) DSL
5 7 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.70%) FTP
6 5 (0.70%) LAN
6 5 (0.70%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.56%) Internet
8 3 (0.42%) ISDN
8 3 (0.42%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.42%) Skype
9 2 (0.28%) AMQP
9 2 (0.28%) DNS
9 2 (0.28%) DWDM
9 2 (0.28%) HTTP
9 2 (0.28%) MPLS
9 2 (0.28%) VPN
9 2 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.01%) NoSQL
3 35 (4.87%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.20%) MongoDB
4 23 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (2.50%) KDB
7 15 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.25%) Big Data
9 9 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.11%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.97%) Couchbase
11 7 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.83%) Kdb+
12 6 (0.83%) QlikView
12 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 50 (6.95%) Subversion
2 44 (6.12%) JIRA
3 41 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (4.45%) JUnit
4 32 (4.45%) TeamCity
5 26 (3.62%) Git (software)
6 18 (2.50%) Maven
7 14 (1.95%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.67%) gulp
8 12 (1.67%) Selenium
9 10 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.25%) Bower
10 9 (1.25%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.11%) Mocha
12 7 (0.97%) HP UFT
12 7 (0.97%) IntelliJ
12 7 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (0.97%) Protractor
12 7 (0.97%) Sinon.JS
General
1 366 (50.90%) Finance
2 280 (38.94%) Front Office
3 256 (35.61%) Banking
4 138 (19.19%) Investment Banking
5 105 (14.60%) Financial Institution
6 83 (11.54%) Retail
7 58 (8.07%) Back Office
8 35 (4.87%) Legal
9 11 (1.53%) Marketing
10 5 (0.70%) German Language
10 5 (0.70%) Publishing
11 4 (0.56%) French Language
12 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 316 (43.95%) Developer
2 252 (35.05%) Analyst
3 168 (23.37%) Business Analyst
4 118 (16.41%) Java Developer
5 69 (9.60%) C# Developer
6 54 (7.51%) C++ Developer
7 50 (6.95%) Senior Developer
8 46 (6.40%) Project Manager
9 33 (4.59%) Quantitative Developer
10 31 (4.31%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 31 (4.31%) Front Office Developer
11 30 (4.17%) Banking Analyst
12 25 (3.48%) .NET Developer
12 25 (3.48%) Analyst Developer
13 24 (3.34%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 23 (3.20%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
14 23 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
16 21 (2.92%) C++/C# Developer
16 21 (2.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (13.35%) .NET
2 66 (9.18%) XML
3 55 (7.65%) HTML
4 41 (5.70%) HTML5
4 41 (5.70%) Middleware
4 41 (5.70%) Spring
4 41 (5.70%) WPF
5 40 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
6 31 (4.31%) CSS
7 30 (4.17%) Rendezvous
8 28 (3.89%) AngularJS
9 21 (2.92%) Web Services
10 20 (2.78%) XSLT
11 19 (2.64%) .NET Framework
11 19 (2.64%) WinForms
12 17 (2.36%) FpML
13 16 (2.23%) RESTful
14 15 (2.09%) ASP.NET
15 14 (1.95%) REST
15 14 (1.95%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 262 (36.44%) Equities
2 200 (27.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 179 (24.90%) Derivative
4 77 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (5.84%) Management Information System
6 36 (5.01%) User Experience
7 33 (4.59%) Credit Derivative
8 32 (4.45%) Computer Science
9 27 (3.76%) Algorithms
9 27 (3.76%) Mathematics
10 26 (3.62%) Virtual Team
11 23 (3.20%) Fintech
11 23 (3.20%) OTC Derivatives
12 21 (2.92%) Reference Data
13 20 (2.78%) Data Structures
13 20 (2.78%) Market Risk
14 19 (2.64%) Data Centre
15 18 (2.50%) Hedge funds
16 17 (2.36%) Grid Computing
17 14 (1.95%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 101 (14.05%) Linux
2 93 (12.93%) Unix
3 63 (8.76%) Windows
4 10 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (20.58%) Asset Management
3 104 (14.46%) Business Analysis
4 97 (13.49%) Electronic Trading
5 96 (13.35%) Multithreading
6 87 (12.10%) Project Management
7 67 (9.32%) OO
7 67 (9.32%) SDLC
8 64 (8.90%) Risk Management
9 54 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (7.51%) TDD
10 51 (7.09%) Analytics
11 47 (6.54%) Scrum
12 43 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (5.84%) Change Management
14 40 (5.56%) Workflow
15 39 (5.42%) Investment Management
15 39 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 33 (4.59%) Low Latency
16 33 (4.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 187 (26.01%) Java
2 149 (20.72%) SQL
3 146 (20.31%) C#
4 99 (13.77%) C++
5 63 (8.76%) JavaScript
6 59 (8.21%) Python
7 31 (4.31%) Perl
8 28 (3.89%) C
9 27 (3.76%) Shell Script
10 23 (3.20%) Scala
11 19 (2.64%) VBA
12 11 (1.53%) XAML
13 10 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.39%) VB
14 9 (1.25%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.11%) R
16 6 (0.83%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.70%) Groovy
18 4 (0.56%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 47 (6.54%) Degree
2 16 (2.23%) CISM
2 16 (2.23%) CISSP
3 11 (1.53%) ISEB
4 9 (1.25%) CISA
4 9 (1.25%) CRISC
5 7 (0.97%) CNA
5 7 (0.97%) GCIA
5 7 (0.97%) GCIH
5 7 (0.97%) GIAC
5 7 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (0.97%) Novell Certification
5 7 (0.97%) SANS
6 6 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.70%) PhD
8 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.42%) PMP
10 2 (0.28%) CCNA
10 2 (0.28%) CCNP
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.07%) MiFID
2 52 (7.23%) QA
3 20 (2.78%) EMIR
4 17 (2.36%) COBIT
4 17 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.81%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.97%) Basel III
7 6 (0.83%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.56%) GAAP
8 4 (0.56%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.42%) FATCA
10 2 (0.28%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.28%) Basel II
11 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.70%) Docker
3 3 (0.42%) HDFS
4 2 (0.28%) SRDF
4 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 11 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (0.70%) Ansible
4 5 (0.70%) Puppet
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.42%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.28%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.28%) Control-M
6 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.28%) Nagios
6 2 (0.28%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.14%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.14%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 80 (11.13%) Oracle
2 56 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.40%) ION Trading
4 38 (5.29%) Bloomberg
5 34 (4.73%) Reuters
5 34 (4.73%) TIBCO
6 32 (4.45%) Murex
7 23 (3.20%) Sybase
8 17 (2.36%) Calypso
9 16 (2.23%) Charles River
10 13 (1.81%) Solace
11 12 (1.67%) Fidessa
11 12 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
11 12 (1.67%) SimCorp
11 12 (1.67%) Tableau
12 10 (1.39%) Serena
13 9 (1.25%) GoldenSource
14 8 (1.11%) Atlassian
14 8 (1.11%) Sun
15 6 (0.83%) Informatica
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