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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 254 178 162
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -16
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 462 630 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 1.22% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.58% 3.86% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 504 545
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£575 £550 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £376 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.19% -6.12%
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
17936 16328 16555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.70% 31.63% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11242 10219 9694
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 660 807
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 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 20 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 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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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 -78 447 £575 +4.54% 102
London -31 446 £575 +4.54% 102
City of London -12 145 £575 - 47
Northern Ireland +2 12 £388 +3.33% 2
County Antrim +1 12 £388 +3.33% 2
Belfast +1 12 £388 +3.33% 2
Scotland -12 3 - -
Glasgow -8 2 - -
Mayfair - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Crewe - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 437 (47.40%) Front Office
2 406 (44.03%) Banking
3 369 (40.02%) SQL
4 350 (37.96%) Finance
5 316 (34.27%) Derivative
6 271 (29.39%) Investment Banking
7 242 (26.25%) Java
8 240 (26.03%) C#
9 229 (24.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 202 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
11 166 (18.00%) UNIX
12 161 (17.46%) Oracle
13 147 (15.94%) C++
14 141 (15.29%) Multithreading
15 139 (15.08%) Equities
16 123 (13.34%) SQL Server
17 118 (12.80%) .NET
18 116 (12.58%) Low Latency
19 108 (11.71%) Python
20 107 (11.61%) Linux
21 104 (11.28%) Windows
22 99 (10.74%) XML
22 99 (10.74%) Electronic Trading
23 93 (10.09%) Asset Management
24 90 (9.76%) TIBCO
25 88 (9.54%) TDD
26 87 (9.44%) Degree
27 72 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
28 69 (7.48%) Sybase
28 69 (7.48%) VBA

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 18 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
2 14 (1.52%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.98%) Apache
5 6 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (0.54%) Confluence
7 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.33%) JBoss
9 2 (0.22%) AquaLogic
9 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.22%) CMS
9 2 (0.22%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) Node.js
10 1 (0.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 1 (0.11%) IIS
10 1 (0.11%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.11%) Jetty
Applications
1 49 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.17%) MS Project
3 12 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (1.19%) MS Office
5 8 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 50 (5.42%) ION MarketView
2 20 (2.17%) RMDS
3 9 (0.98%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.76%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 5 (0.54%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.22%) 3000 Xtra
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.22%) Global One
8 2 (0.22%) Summit
9 1 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.11%) LongView
9 1 (0.11%) Findur
9 1 (0.11%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.11%) Minerva
9 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.11%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.93%) Firewall
2 20 (2.17%) Multicast
3 8 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.43%) DNS
4 4 (0.43%) Intranet
4 4 (0.43%) Network Security
4 4 (0.43%) HTTP
5 2 (0.22%) Internet
5 2 (0.22%) SSH
5 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.22%) SSL
5 2 (0.22%) SAN
5 2 (0.22%) LDAP
5 2 (0.22%) DHCP
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) LAN
6 1 (0.11%) WAN
6 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (13.34%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 38 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.84%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.63%) Data Mining
7 13 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.41%) KDB
8 12 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.19%) Big Data
10 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.87%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (0.87%) MS Access
12 6 (0.65%) OLAP
13 5 (0.54%) QlikView
14 4 (0.43%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.33%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (1.84%) Subversion
2 16 (1.74%) NUnit
3 14 (1.52%) JIRA
3 14 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.41%) Selenium
5 12 (1.30%) FitNesse
5 12 (1.30%) JUnit
5 12 (1.30%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.87%) Maven
7 8 (0.87%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.76%) Jasmine
9 6 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.65%) Moq
10 5 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (0.54%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.43%) jMock
11 4 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.43%) Mockito
General
1 437 (47.40%) Front Office
2 406 (44.03%) Banking
3 350 (37.96%) Finance
4 271 (29.39%) Investment Banking
5 44 (4.77%) Back Office
6 29 (3.15%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.19%) Legal
8 8 (0.87%) Retail
9 5 (0.54%) Games
10 4 (0.43%) Advertising
10 4 (0.43%) Publishing
10 4 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.33%) Marketing
12 2 (0.22%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 443 (48.05%) Developer
2 247 (26.79%) Analyst
3 164 (17.79%) Java Developer
4 132 (14.32%) Business Analyst
5 109 (11.82%) C# Developer
6 60 (6.51%) C++ Developer
7 56 (6.07%) Project Manager
8 49 (5.31%) Senior Developer
9 47 (5.10%) Support Analyst
10 43 (4.66%) Applications Support
11 32 (3.47%) SQL Developer
12 30 (3.25%) Front Office Developer
13 25 (2.71%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (2.49%) VBA Developer
14 23 (2.49%) Python Developer
15 22 (2.39%) Test Analyst
16 20 (2.17%) Data Analyst
16 20 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
16 20 (2.17%) Excel Developer
16 20 (2.17%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (12.80%) .NET
2 99 (10.74%) XML
3 64 (6.94%) WPF
4 57 (6.18%) Spring
5 50 (5.42%) Rendezvous
6 49 (5.31%) WCF
7 46 (4.99%) HTML
8 41 (4.45%) STL
9 38 (4.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 35 (3.80%) Middleware
11 32 (3.47%) FpML
12 28 (3.04%) Hibernate
12 28 (3.04%) HTML5
13 24 (2.60%) Web Services
14 23 (2.49%) FIX Protocol
15 21 (2.28%) Java EE
16 19 (2.06%) WinForms
17 18 (1.95%) JMS
18 17 (1.84%) CSS
19 16 (1.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 316 (34.27%) Derivative
2 229 (24.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 139 (15.08%) Equities
4 72 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (6.83%) Credit Derivative
6 38 (4.12%) Computer Science
7 31 (3.36%) Reference Data
8 30 (3.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 29 (3.15%) Management Information System
9 29 (3.15%) Credit Risk
9 29 (3.15%) Hedge funds
10 25 (2.71%) Equity Derivative
11 23 (2.49%) Mathematics
12 20 (2.17%) Market Risk
12 20 (2.17%) Grid Computing
13 11 (1.19%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.98%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.87%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.87%) Economics
16 7 (0.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 166 (18.00%) UNIX
2 107 (11.61%) Linux
3 104 (11.28%) Windows
4 24 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.39%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (0.65%) Solaris
8 5 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.22%) SUSE
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (15.29%) Multithreading
3 116 (12.58%) Low Latency
4 99 (10.74%) Electronic Trading
5 93 (10.09%) Asset Management
6 88 (9.54%) TDD
7 67 (7.27%) Project Management
8 63 (6.83%) Business Analysis
9 60 (6.51%) Risk Management
9 60 (6.51%) Analytics
10 59 (6.40%) OO
11 50 (5.42%) Investment Management
12 47 (5.10%) Data Analysis
13 42 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (4.56%) E-Commerce
13 42 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 37 (4.01%) Migration
15 33 (3.58%) Change Management
15 33 (3.58%) Unit Testing
16 29 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 369 (40.02%) SQL
2 242 (26.25%) Java
3 240 (26.03%) C#
4 147 (15.94%) C++
5 108 (11.71%) Python
6 69 (7.48%) VBA
7 59 (6.40%) Perl
8 33 (3.58%) JavaScript
9 32 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.63%) VC++
12 14 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.41%) Scala
14 11 (1.19%) VB
15 9 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.87%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.87%) C
17 7 (0.76%) Ruby
17 7 (0.76%) Korn
18 5 (0.54%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 87 (9.44%) Degree
2 13 (1.41%) ISEB
3 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.54%) CFA
5 4 (0.43%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.43%) CISSP
5 4 (0.43%) MCSE
5 4 (0.43%) PhD
6 3 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.22%) MCP
7 2 (0.22%) CNA
7 2 (0.22%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.22%) CISA
7 2 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.22%) GIAC
7 2 (0.22%) GCIA
8 1 (0.11%) CIMA
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.15%) QA
2 20 (2.17%) EMIR
3 19 (2.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 13 (1.41%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.43%) Basel II
7 2 (0.22%) MiFID
7 2 (0.22%) UCITS
8 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 25 (2.71%) ITRS Geneos
2 19 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.65%) Control-M
4 4 (0.43%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.22%) SCCM
5 2 (0.22%) Puppet
5 2 (0.22%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 161 (17.46%) Oracle
2 90 (9.76%) TIBCO
3 69 (7.48%) Sybase
4 59 (6.40%) ION Trading
5 56 (6.07%) Microsoft
6 45 (4.88%) Reuters
7 41 (4.45%) Bloomberg
8 26 (2.82%) Charles River
9 25 (2.71%) Red Hat
9 25 (2.71%) thinkFolio
9 25 (2.71%) MarketAxess
10 21 (2.28%) eSpeed
11 17 (1.84%) Tableau
12 15 (1.63%) Murex
13 12 (1.30%) Tradeweb
14 11 (1.19%) HP
15 10 (1.08%) Calypso
15 10 (1.08%) GoldenSource
16 8 (0.87%) 29West
16 8 (0.87%) Fidessa
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + package
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £36 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 per day + (Potential for perm)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £715 - £815 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £400-£500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago