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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 268 229 131
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -98
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 429 471 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.88% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 2.75% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 387 675
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£575 £563 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £424 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £95.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00

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
17275 17101 16540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.36% 31.83% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10761 10497 9770
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 659 718
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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 2 July 2015.

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 18 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 2 July 2015. 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 -34 410 £575 +2.22% 134
London -15 408 £575 - 131
City of London -19 111 £575 +4.54% 62
Scotland -2 10 £400 -16.66% 3
Glasgow +2 6 £400 +14.28% 1
Docklands, London -1 5 £613 -
Edinburgh -4 3 - - 2
County Antrim - 3 £388 - 2
Belfast - 3 £388 - 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £388 - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £480 -
South West +1 1 £121 -76.27% 1
East of England - 1 £368 -
Bournemouth - 1 £121 - 1
Norwich - 1 £368 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £121 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £368 -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 415 (41.83%) Finance
2 401 (40.42%) Banking
3 390 (39.31%) Front Office
4 380 (38.31%) SQL
5 297 (29.94%) Derivative
6 293 (29.54%) Investment Banking
7 249 (25.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 247 (24.90%) Equities
9 229 (23.08%) Java
10 212 (21.37%) C#
11 154 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
12 152 (15.32%) C++
13 147 (14.82%) Oracle
14 144 (14.52%) SQL Server
15 137 (13.81%) .NET
16 136 (13.71%) UNIX
17 134 (13.51%) Business Analysis
18 122 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
19 119 (12.00%) Linux
20 118 (11.90%) Python
21 113 (11.39%) Windows
22 109 (10.99%) Asset Management
23 93 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
24 83 (8.37%) VBA
25 81 (8.17%) Microsoft
26 80 (8.06%) Project Management
27 74 (7.46%) Multithreading
28 71 (7.16%) Degree
28 71 (7.16%) Perl
28 71 (7.16%) OO

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 25 (2.52%) Apache
2 24 (2.42%) IIS
3 22 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.41%) MTS
5 13 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (0.71%) nginx
9 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.30%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.20%) Node.js
11 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.20%) SmartSockets
12 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 65 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.32%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.71%) MS Office
4 16 (1.61%) MS Project
5 11 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.30%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.20%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.20%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 50 (5.04%) ION MarketView
2 40 (4.03%) thinkFolio
3 15 (1.51%) LatentZero
3 15 (1.51%) Markit EDM
4 13 (1.31%) SimCorp Dimension
5 11 (1.11%) Front Arena
6 8 (0.81%) RMDS
7 7 (0.71%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (0.50%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.50%) HiPortfolio
9 4 (0.40%) Tesseract
9 4 (0.40%) Minerva
9 4 (0.40%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 2 (0.20%) Summit
11 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.10%) LongView
11 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.10%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.54%) Firewall
2 18 (1.81%) Multicast
3 11 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.91%) VPN
5 8 (0.81%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.60%) LAN
6 6 (0.60%) Internet
7 5 (0.50%) WAN
7 5 (0.50%) HTTP
8 4 (0.40%) Intranet
9 3 (0.30%) LDAP
9 3 (0.30%) FTP
9 3 (0.30%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (4.74%) Oracle Database
3 33 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 19 (1.92%) MS Access
6 19 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (1.51%) MySQL
9 15 (1.51%) QlikView
9 15 (1.51%) Big Data
10 13 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.21%) Data Mining
11 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.11%) DB2
13 10 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.81%) KDB
Development Applications
1 50 (5.04%) Subversion
2 40 (4.03%) JIRA
3 39 (3.93%) Git (software)
4 32 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 27 (2.72%) Maven
5 27 (2.72%) Gradle
6 26 (2.62%) Jenkins
7 23 (2.32%) TeamCity
8 22 (2.22%) Ant
9 20 (2.02%) MSBuild
10 19 (1.92%) NUnit
10 19 (1.92%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.11%) JUnit
12 8 (0.81%) HP UFT
12 8 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.81%) Selenium
13 7 (0.71%) Jasmine
13 7 (0.71%) Grunt
14 6 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.60%) CppUnit
General
1 415 (41.83%) Finance
2 401 (40.42%) Banking
3 390 (39.31%) Front Office
4 293 (29.54%) Investment Banking
5 69 (6.96%) Back Office
6 42 (4.23%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.32%) Legal
8 17 (1.71%) Retail
9 10 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (0.60%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.40%) French Language
11 4 (0.40%) Advertising
12 3 (0.30%) Marketing
13 2 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.20%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.10%) Law
14 1 (0.10%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 378 (38.10%) Analyst
2 373 (37.60%) Developer
3 205 (20.67%) Business Analyst
4 105 (10.58%) C# Developer
5 86 (8.67%) Java Developer
6 82 (8.27%) Applications Support
7 74 (7.46%) Support Analyst
8 73 (7.36%) C++ Developer
9 67 (6.75%) Project Manager
10 47 (4.74%) Senior Developer
11 45 (4.54%) Applications Support Analyst
12 34 (3.43%) Data Analyst
13 28 (2.82%) C++/C# Developer
14 27 (2.72%) Technical Analyst
15 26 (2.62%) SQL Developer
16 25 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
17 24 (2.42%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 22 (2.22%) WPF Developer
19 19 (1.92%) Banking Business Analyst
20 18 (1.81%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (13.81%) .NET
2 66 (6.65%) WPF
3 64 (6.45%) XML
4 56 (5.65%) FIX Protocol
5 51 (5.14%) WCF
6 43 (4.33%) Middleware
7 39 (3.93%) Rendezvous
8 34 (3.43%) Web Services
9 33 (3.33%) STL
10 32 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 30 (3.02%) HTML
12 21 (2.12%) Spring
13 19 (1.92%) Django
13 19 (1.92%) HTML5
14 17 (1.71%) WinForms
15 16 (1.61%) RESTful
16 14 (1.41%) AngularJS
17 12 (1.21%) FpML
17 12 (1.21%) ASP.NET
17 12 (1.21%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 297 (29.94%) Derivative
2 249 (25.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 247 (24.90%) Equities
4 122 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 31 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
7 28 (2.82%) Hedge funds
8 26 (2.62%) Credit Derivative
9 21 (2.12%) Reference Data
10 20 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.81%) Computer Science
12 17 (1.71%) Mathematics
13 16 (1.61%) Credit Risk
13 16 (1.61%) Grid Computing
13 16 (1.61%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.41%) Eurex
14 14 (1.41%) SWIFT
15 13 (1.31%) Visualisation
15 13 (1.31%) Market Risk
16 12 (1.21%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 136 (13.71%) UNIX
2 119 (12.00%) Linux
3 113 (11.39%) Windows
4 37 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.10%) Solaris
7 1 (0.10%) VMS
7 1 (0.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (13.51%) Business Analysis
3 109 (10.99%) Asset Management
4 93 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
5 80 (8.06%) Project Management
6 74 (7.46%) Multithreading
7 71 (7.16%) OO
8 67 (6.75%) Low Latency
9 65 (6.55%) Risk Management
9 65 (6.55%) Investment Management
10 59 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 59 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 57 (5.75%) SDLC
12 52 (5.24%) Change Management
13 51 (5.14%) Analytics
14 49 (4.94%) Workflow
15 48 (4.84%) TDD
15 48 (4.84%) Data Analysis
16 43 (4.33%) Scrum
17 42 (4.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 380 (38.31%) SQL
2 229 (23.08%) Java
3 212 (21.37%) C#
4 152 (15.32%) C++
5 118 (11.90%) Python
6 83 (8.37%) VBA
7 71 (7.16%) Perl
8 31 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 23 (2.32%) Scala
9 23 (2.32%) Bash Shell
10 21 (2.12%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.02%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.71%) C
13 15 (1.51%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.81%) VB
14 8 (0.81%) Korn
14 8 (0.81%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.60%) R
16 3 (0.30%) VBScript
16 3 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 71 (7.16%) Degree
2 10 (1.01%) CFA
3 9 (0.91%) ISEB
4 5 (0.50%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.40%) IIBA
5 4 (0.40%) CBAP
5 4 (0.40%) CISA
5 4 (0.40%) CISM
5 4 (0.40%) CISSP
5 4 (0.40%) PMP
6 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.20%) PhD
6 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.10%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.74%) QA
2 26 (2.62%) EMIR
3 23 (2.32%) MiFID
4 21 (2.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.71%) FATCA
6 5 (0.50%) CRD IV
6 5 (0.50%) COREP
6 5 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.20%) Basel III
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) SLA
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) Basel II
8 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.10%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.40%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (3.83%) ITRS Geneos
2 22 (2.22%) BladeLogic
2 22 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.01%) Control-M
4 8 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.20%) Netcool
6 2 (0.20%) OpenView
6 2 (0.20%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.20%) Puppet
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 147 (14.82%) Oracle
2 81 (8.17%) Microsoft
3 68 (6.85%) Sybase
4 55 (5.54%) ION Trading
5 48 (4.84%) TIBCO
6 40 (4.03%) Bloomberg
7 38 (3.83%) Red Hat
8 34 (3.43%) Murex
8 34 (3.43%) Charles River
9 25 (2.52%) Tableau
10 24 (2.42%) Reuters
11 23 (2.32%) eSpeed
12 22 (2.22%) HP
13 17 (1.71%) Tradeweb
13 17 (1.71%) MarketAxess
14 15 (1.51%) Splunk
15 13 (1.31%) SunGard
15 13 (1.31%) SimCorp
16 12 (1.21%) Business Objects
16 12 (1.21%) Currenex
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £620 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £670 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £90.00 - £95.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £70 - £85 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Red10
Rate: £650 - £750 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
JM
Rate: v. competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day +
Posted: 7 days ago