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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fixed Income
Rank 355 265 236
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -29
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 327 457 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.84% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 2.65% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 331 406
Median daily rate £600 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £95.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
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
17751 17219 16727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.02% 31.73% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11493 10520 10308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 702 734
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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 26 May 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 8 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 26 May 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
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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 -72 323 £600 +6.66% 83
London -47 321 £600 +6.66% 82
City of London +16 66 £600 +11.62% 42
Glasgow -11 4 £383 -4.37% 1
Scotland -31 4 £383 -4.37% 2
Surrey -6 2 £380 -
South East -14 2 £380 - 1
Canary Wharf +4 1 £575 +12.19%

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 340 (50.00%) Finance
2 313 (46.03%) Front Office
3 278 (40.88%) Banking
4 225 (33.09%) Equities
5 220 (32.35%) Derivative
6 214 (31.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 202 (29.71%) Investment Banking
8 198 (29.12%) SQL
9 155 (22.79%) C#
10 144 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
11 143 (21.03%) Java
12 114 (16.76%) Electronic Trading
13 107 (15.74%) SQL Server
14 95 (13.97%) Unix
15 94 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
16 92 (13.53%) C++
17 90 (13.24%) Asset Management
18 77 (11.32%) Oracle
19 74 (10.88%) ION Trading
20 70 (10.29%) Linux
21 66 (9.71%) Python
21 66 (9.71%) TDD
22 62 (9.12%) Business Analysis
22 62 (9.12%) Project Management
23 59 (8.68%) VBA
23 59 (8.68%) Microsoft
24 58 (8.53%) .NET
24 58 (8.53%) Windows
25 55 (8.09%) OO
26 54 (7.94%) HTML

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 19 (2.79%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.03%) MQSeries
3 5 (0.74%) Apache
3 5 (0.74%) IIS
3 5 (0.74%) Mule
3 5 (0.74%) Node.js
3 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.59%) Confluence
4 4 (0.59%) GemFire
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.29%) JBoss
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.15%) Jetty
7 1 (0.15%) MTS
Applications
1 37 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (1.62%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.18%) MS Project
6 6 (0.88%) MS Office
7 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 36 (5.29%) ION MarketView
2 34 (5.00%) RMDS
3 14 (2.06%) thinkFolio
4 12 (1.76%) SimCorp Dimension
5 10 (1.47%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.59%) Front Arena
6 4 (0.59%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.59%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.44%) Eikon
7 3 (0.44%) Summit
8 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.29%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.15%) Global One
9 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.15%) Kondor
9 1 (0.15%) Minerva
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.44%) Trello
2 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.18%) Firewall
3 7 (1.03%) Intranet
4 5 (0.74%) Internet
4 5 (0.74%) LAN
4 5 (0.74%) Network Security
5 4 (0.59%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.44%) FTP
6 3 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.44%) Multicast
6 3 (0.44%) NGN
6 3 (0.44%) WAN
7 2 (0.29%) BGP
7 2 (0.29%) DNS
7 2 (0.29%) DWDM
7 2 (0.29%) HTTP
7 2 (0.29%) MPLS
7 2 (0.29%) Packet Switching
7 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.06%) KDB
7 10 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.32%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.03%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.03%) DB2
10 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.88%) MS Access
11 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.74%) Big Data
13 4 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (4.41%) JIRA
2 28 (4.12%) Visual Studio
3 25 (3.68%) NUnit
4 17 (2.50%) JUnit
5 15 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (1.91%) Subversion
7 11 (1.62%) HP UFT
7 11 (1.62%) Maven
7 11 (1.62%) Selenium
7 11 (1.62%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.03%) Axure RP
9 7 (1.03%) Mockito
10 6 (0.88%) Bower
10 6 (0.88%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.88%) ClearQuest
10 6 (0.88%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.74%) EasyMock
11 5 (0.74%) JMeter
11 5 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 340 (50.00%) Finance
2 313 (46.03%) Front Office
3 278 (40.88%) Banking
4 202 (29.71%) Investment Banking
5 48 (7.06%) Financial Institution
6 47 (6.91%) Back Office
7 45 (6.62%) Retail
8 15 (2.21%) Legal
9 7 (1.03%) Marketing
10 5 (0.74%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 289 (42.50%) Developer
2 215 (31.62%) Analyst
3 111 (16.32%) Business Analyst
4 95 (13.97%) Java Developer
5 77 (11.32%) C# Developer
6 48 (7.06%) Front Office Developer
7 43 (6.32%) Senior Developer
8 42 (6.18%) C++ Developer
8 42 (6.18%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 40 (5.88%) Project Manager
10 37 (5.44%) Quantitative Developer
11 34 (5.00%) Support Analyst
12 33 (4.85%) SQL Developer
13 32 (4.71%) Applications Support
14 31 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
15 28 (4.12%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
16 27 (3.97%) Data Analyst
17 26 (3.82%) SQL Analyst
17 26 (3.82%) WPF Developer
18 25 (3.68%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.53%) .NET
2 54 (7.94%) HTML
3 49 (7.21%) WPF
4 44 (6.47%) XML
5 43 (6.32%) FIX Protocol
5 43 (6.32%) Spring
6 38 (5.59%) AngularJS
7 37 (5.44%) Rendezvous
8 32 (4.71%) HTML5
9 19 (2.79%) Spring Integration
10 18 (2.65%) FpML
11 17 (2.50%) J2EE
12 16 (2.35%) CSS
12 16 (2.35%) Web Services
13 15 (2.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 15 (2.21%) STL
14 13 (1.91%) JMS
14 13 (1.91%) React
14 13 (1.91%) REST
15 11 (1.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 225 (33.09%) Equities
2 220 (32.35%) Derivative
3 214 (31.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 94 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (6.76%) User Experience
6 44 (6.47%) Credit Derivative
7 37 (5.44%) Equity Derivative
8 28 (4.12%) Market Risk
9 23 (3.38%) Credit Risk
10 22 (3.24%) OTC Derivatives
11 21 (3.09%) Mathematics
12 20 (2.94%) Hedge funds
12 20 (2.94%) Management Information System
13 18 (2.65%) Reference Data
14 17 (2.50%) Computer Science
15 15 (2.21%) SWIFT
16 13 (1.91%) Data Structures
17 12 (1.76%) Data Centre
17 12 (1.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 11 (1.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 95 (13.97%) Unix
2 70 (10.29%) Linux
3 58 (8.53%) Windows
4 17 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.47%) Solaris
6 6 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.44%) AIX
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (16.76%) Electronic Trading
3 90 (13.24%) Asset Management
4 66 (9.71%) TDD
5 62 (9.12%) Business Analysis
5 62 (9.12%) Project Management
6 55 (8.09%) OO
7 54 (7.94%) SDLC
8 53 (7.79%) Multithreading
9 51 (7.50%) Risk Management
10 50 (7.35%) Low Latency
11 48 (7.06%) Migration
11 48 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 46 (6.76%) Analytics
13 36 (5.29%) Scrum
14 35 (5.15%) Investment Management
14 35 (5.15%) MVVM
15 33 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (4.71%) Data Modelling
17 31 (4.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 198 (29.12%) SQL
2 155 (22.79%) C#
3 143 (21.03%) Java
4 92 (13.53%) C++
5 66 (9.71%) Python
6 59 (8.68%) VBA
7 40 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 36 (5.29%) Perl
9 26 (3.82%) JavaScript
9 26 (3.82%) VB
10 24 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 24 (3.53%) T-SQL
11 23 (3.38%) XAML
12 14 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.47%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.32%) VB6
15 8 (1.18%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.03%) Scala
17 5 (0.74%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (6.32%) Degree
2 12 (1.76%) PhD
2 12 (1.76%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.18%) PMP
4 5 (0.74%) CISM
4 5 (0.74%) CISSP
4 5 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.59%) ISEB
5 4 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.44%) APMP
6 3 (0.44%) CCA
6 3 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.44%) CNA
6 3 (0.44%) GCIA
6 3 (0.44%) GCIH
6 3 (0.44%) GIAC
6 3 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.44%) Novell Certification
6 3 (0.44%) SANS
7 2 (0.29%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.56%) QA
2 23 (3.38%) MiFID
3 8 (1.18%) EMIR
4 7 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.74%) SLA
6 2 (0.29%) Basel III
6 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.15%) COREP
7 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.15%) FATCA
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (0.59%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.44%) XenApp
3 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) NFS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.32%) Control-M
3 4 (0.59%) Puppet
4 3 (0.44%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.44%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.29%) Ansible
5 2 (0.29%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.29%) Kibana
5 2 (0.29%) logstash
5 2 (0.29%) Nagios
5 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.15%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.15%) OpenView
6 1 (0.15%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 77 (11.32%) Oracle
2 74 (10.88%) ION Trading
3 59 (8.68%) Microsoft
4 54 (7.94%) Bloomberg
5 48 (7.06%) Sybase
6 46 (6.76%) TIBCO
7 45 (6.62%) Reuters
8 44 (6.47%) Murex
9 25 (3.68%) Calypso
10 21 (3.09%) Charles River
11 17 (2.50%) Alteryx
11 17 (2.50%) Tableau
12 15 (2.21%) Fidessa
13 14 (2.06%) HP
13 14 (2.06%) SimCorp
14 12 (1.76%) SunGard
15 11 (1.62%) Adobe
15 11 (1.62%) DataSynapse
16 8 (1.18%) Informatica
17 7 (1.03%) Algorithmics
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