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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 219 219 150
Rank change year-on-year
0 -69
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 491 440 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.89% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 2.91% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 363 531
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£550 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £148 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-57.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
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
15157 15145 13683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.75% 30.69% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9313 9265 8214
Average daily rate £425 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.62%
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 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 588 757
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.52 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 6 March 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 28 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 6 March 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 +10 472 £550 -8.33% 132
London +7 468 £550 -8.33% 124
City of London -33 109 £550 -8.33% 56
Docklands, London +7 7 £600 +18.51%
Scotland -9 6 £475 +35.71% 2
South East - 4 £450 - 7
Stirling - 4 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 4
Canary Wharf +1 1 £475 -32.14%
Edinburgh 0 1 - - 2
Glasgow -3 1 £475 +35.71%
Liverpool - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Street - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Reading - - - -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 432 (45.86%) Front Office
2 409 (43.42%) Banking
3 401 (42.57%) SQL
4 362 (38.43%) Finance
5 293 (31.10%) Derivative
6 248 (26.33%) Investment Banking
7 247 (26.22%) Java
8 217 (23.04%) C#
9 209 (22.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 191 (20.28%) Equities
11 170 (18.05%) UNIX
12 163 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
13 153 (16.24%) C++
14 152 (16.14%) SQL Server
15 150 (15.92%) Oracle
16 120 (12.74%) Multithreading
17 119 (12.63%) .NET
18 113 (12.00%) Electronic Trading
19 110 (11.68%) Windows
20 104 (11.04%) Linux
21 100 (10.62%) Python
22 99 (10.51%) ION Trading
23 88 (9.34%) Business Analysis
23 88 (9.34%) Low Latency
24 87 (9.24%) TDD
25 84 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
26 82 (8.70%) ION MarketView
26 82 (8.70%) Sybase
27 79 (8.39%) Asset Management
28 74 (7.86%) VBA

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (1.49%) WebLogic
2 12 (1.27%) Apache
2 12 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.17%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.17%) IIS
4 8 (0.85%) MTS
4 8 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (0.74%) Lightstreamer
6 6 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.42%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.32%) Node.js
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.21%) JBoss
10 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.11%) Documentum
10 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.11%) FileNet
Applications
1 61 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.91%) MS Project
3 14 (1.49%) MS Office
4 12 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.11%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 82 (8.70%) ION MarketView
2 40 (4.25%) thinkFolio
3 18 (1.91%) RMDS
4 13 (1.38%) Markit EDM
5 12 (1.27%) LatentZero
6 6 (0.64%) Front Arena
7 4 (0.42%) FLEXCUBE
7 4 (0.42%) Summit
7 4 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.32%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 3 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.11%) Algo Collateral
9 1 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.11%) Salerio
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.55%) Firewall
2 8 (0.85%) Multicast
2 8 (0.85%) HTTP
3 4 (0.42%) FTP
3 4 (0.42%) Intranet
4 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.21%) Internet
5 2 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) VPN
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.11%) Network Security
6 1 (0.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.14%) Relational Database
3 30 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (2.76%) KDB
6 22 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (2.34%) RDBMS
7 20 (2.12%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (1.80%) Big Data
10 16 (1.70%) QlikView
11 15 (1.59%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.59%) MS Access
12 13 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.27%) DB2
14 10 (1.06%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.64%) BusinessObjects XI
17 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (3.18%) Subversion
2 26 (2.76%) JUnit
3 23 (2.44%) Maven
4 22 (2.34%) JIRA
5 20 (2.12%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.91%) Mockito
7 15 (1.59%) Git (software)
8 14 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.38%) NUnit
9 13 (1.38%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (1.06%) Ant
11 10 (1.06%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.06%) Gradle
11 10 (1.06%) MSBuild
12 9 (0.96%) TestNG
12 9 (0.96%) Selenium
13 6 (0.64%) CppUnit
13 6 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (0.64%) Moq
General
1 432 (45.86%) Front Office
2 409 (43.42%) Banking
3 362 (38.43%) Finance
4 248 (26.33%) Investment Banking
5 61 (6.48%) Back Office
6 30 (3.18%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.70%) Retail
8 9 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
9 7 (0.74%) Marketing
9 7 (0.74%) Legal
10 3 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 412 (43.74%) Developer
2 298 (31.63%) Analyst
3 133 (14.12%) Java Developer
4 129 (13.69%) Business Analyst
5 103 (10.93%) C# Developer
6 93 (9.87%) Support Analyst
7 85 (9.02%) Applications Support
8 63 (6.69%) C++ Developer
9 59 (6.26%) Project Manager
10 47 (4.99%) Senior Developer
11 38 (4.03%) Applications Support Analyst
12 25 (2.65%) Data Analyst
12 25 (2.65%) Test Analyst
13 24 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
13 24 (2.55%) IT Project Manager
14 22 (2.34%) Banking Business Analyst
15 21 (2.23%) SQL Developer
15 21 (2.23%) Senior Java Developer
16 20 (2.12%) Front Office Developer
17 17 (1.80%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (12.63%) .NET
2 68 (7.22%) XML
3 67 (7.11%) WPF
4 61 (6.48%) WCF
5 59 (6.26%) FIX Protocol
6 41 (4.35%) Rendezvous
7 40 (4.25%) HTML
8 34 (3.61%) Middleware
9 30 (3.18%) Spring
10 28 (2.97%) STL
11 26 (2.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 26 (2.76%) HTML5
12 22 (2.34%) WinForms
13 19 (2.02%) FpML
14 18 (1.91%) JMS
14 18 (1.91%) CSS
15 17 (1.80%) jQuery
16 16 (1.70%) Web Services
17 15 (1.59%) J2EE
17 15 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 293 (31.10%) Derivative
2 209 (22.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 191 (20.28%) Equities
4 84 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
6 33 (3.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 31 (3.29%) Equity Derivative
8 29 (3.08%) Credit Risk
9 28 (2.97%) Reference Data
10 27 (2.87%) Hedge funds
11 24 (2.55%) Market Risk
12 23 (2.44%) Computer Science
12 23 (2.44%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.80%) Mathematics
14 16 (1.70%) Grid Computing
14 16 (1.70%) SWIFT
15 11 (1.17%) User Experience
15 11 (1.17%) Visualisation
16 10 (1.06%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.96%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 170 (18.05%) UNIX
2 110 (11.68%) Windows
3 104 (11.04%) Linux
4 21 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.17%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.64%) Solaris
7 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.32%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (12.74%) Multithreading
3 113 (12.00%) Electronic Trading
4 88 (9.34%) Low Latency
4 88 (9.34%) Business Analysis
5 87 (9.24%) TDD
6 79 (8.39%) Asset Management
7 67 (7.11%) OO
8 61 (6.48%) Analytics
9 54 (5.73%) E-Commerce
10 53 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 53 (5.63%) Investment Management
11 48 (5.10%) Project Management
12 46 (4.88%) ITIL
13 42 (4.46%) Risk Management
14 39 (4.14%) Data Analysis
15 38 (4.03%) Data Modelling
16 37 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (3.72%) Change Management
18 33 (3.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 401 (42.57%) SQL
2 247 (26.22%) Java
3 217 (23.04%) C#
4 153 (16.24%) C++
5 100 (10.62%) Python
6 74 (7.86%) VBA
7 63 (6.69%) Perl
8 37 (3.93%) JavaScript
9 31 (3.29%) PL/SQL
10 28 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 22 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.91%) C
13 17 (1.80%) VB
14 14 (1.49%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.06%) Korn
16 8 (0.85%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.74%) Scala
17 7 (0.74%) VBScript
18 6 (0.64%) R
19 5 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (7.64%) Degree
2 13 (1.38%) VCP4
3 10 (1.06%) ISEB
4 5 (0.53%) CFA
4 5 (0.53%) PhD
5 3 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.21%) PMP
6 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) MCP
7 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.11%) MCSE
7 1 (0.11%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.11%) GIAC
7 1 (0.11%) GCIA
7 1 (0.11%) CISSP
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.08%) QA
2 14 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.85%) EMIR
5 5 (0.53%) MiFID
6 4 (0.42%) FATCA
7 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.21%) UCITS
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) Basel II
9 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.11%) vSphere
2 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 39 (4.14%) ITRS Geneos
2 26 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.27%) Control-M
4 10 (1.06%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 150 (15.92%) Oracle
2 99 (10.51%) ION Trading
3 82 (8.70%) Sybase
4 74 (7.86%) TIBCO
5 59 (6.26%) Microsoft
6 42 (4.46%) Bloomberg
7 30 (3.18%) Murex
8 25 (2.65%) Reuters
9 22 (2.34%) Red Hat
10 20 (2.12%) Tableau
11 18 (1.91%) Charles River
12 14 (1.49%) Tradeweb
12 14 (1.49%) MarketAxess
13 12 (1.27%) Syncfusion
14 11 (1.17%) eSpeed
14 11 (1.17%) Calypso
15 8 (0.85%) Fidessa
15 8 (0.85%) Apple
15 8 (0.85%) IBM
15 8 (0.85%) Alteryx
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