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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 217 221 136
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -85
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 535 522 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.95% 1.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 3.05% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 435 596
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£550 £579 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £95.00 £50.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +189.85%
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
16828 17126 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.20% 31.02% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 10546 8944
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 660 681
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 17 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 24 April 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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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 -10 505 £550 -7.36% 97
London +6 497 £550 -8.33% 94
City of London -22 123 £550 -8.33% 56
Scotland +12 22 £400 -16.66% 2
Glasgow +8 13 £400 +14.28% 2
Docklands, London +5 9 £675 +50.00%
South East - 8 - - 3
Stirling -3 7 - -
Winchester - 6 - -
Hampshire - 6 - -
Belfast +2 3 £209 -44.33% 1
County Antrim 0 3 £209 -44.33% 1
Northern Ireland -2 3 £209 -44.33% 1
Canary Wharf -10 3 £513 -31.66%
Edinburgh -4 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 2

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 433 (45.06%) Front Office
2 392 (40.79%) SQL
3 385 (40.06%) Banking
4 370 (38.50%) Finance
5 269 (27.99%) Derivative
6 253 (26.33%) Investment Banking
7 238 (24.77%) Java
8 221 (23.00%) Equities
9 212 (22.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 209 (21.75%) C#
11 155 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
12 147 (15.30%) SQL Server
13 146 (15.19%) Oracle
14 143 (14.88%) UNIX
15 141 (14.67%) C++
16 120 (12.49%) .NET
17 116 (12.07%) Electronic Trading
18 105 (10.93%) Python
19 104 (10.82%) Business Analysis
20 103 (10.72%) Linux
21 101 (10.51%) Windows
22 98 (10.20%) Multithreading
23 97 (10.09%) Asset Management
24 91 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
25 87 (9.05%) VBA
26 84 (8.74%) ION Trading
27 76 (7.91%) Sybase
28 75 (7.80%) TDD
29 74 (7.70%) Microsoft
30 71 (7.39%) Low Latency

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (1.98%) Apache
2 18 (1.87%) IIS
3 17 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.14%) MTS
5 7 (0.73%) Lightstreamer
5 7 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.31%) Node.js
7 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.31%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.10%) GemFire
9 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 67 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.66%) MS Office
3 15 (1.56%) MS Project
4 14 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.31%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.21%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.21%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 70 (7.28%) ION MarketView
2 38 (3.95%) thinkFolio
3 16 (1.66%) LatentZero
4 15 (1.56%) Markit EDM
5 12 (1.25%) Front Arena
6 11 (1.14%) RMDS
7 8 (0.83%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.62%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.42%) FLEXCUBE
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.31%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 3 (0.31%) Tesseract
10 3 (0.31%) Minerva
10 3 (0.31%) Sentinel
10 3 (0.31%) Summit
11 1 (0.10%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.10%) Algo Collateral
11 1 (0.10%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.33%) Firewall
2 11 (1.14%) Multicast
3 8 (0.83%) HTTP
4 6 (0.62%) VPN
5 4 (0.42%) Intranet
5 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.42%) FTP
6 3 (0.31%) Internet
7 2 (0.21%) SSL
8 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (15.30%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 31 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (2.50%) MS Access
6 22 (2.29%) RDBMS
7 21 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.08%) KDB
8 20 (2.08%) Big Data
9 19 (1.98%) QlikView
10 18 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (1.77%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.46%) DB2
13 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.04%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.94%) MySQL
16 6 (0.62%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 40 (4.16%) Subversion
2 32 (3.33%) JIRA
3 27 (2.81%) Maven
4 23 (2.39%) JUnit
5 21 (2.19%) Visual Studio
6 20 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 20 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 19 (1.98%) TeamCity
8 17 (1.77%) Gradle
8 17 (1.77%) MSBuild
8 17 (1.77%) Mercurial
8 17 (1.77%) Ant
9 16 (1.66%) Mockito
10 13 (1.35%) NUnit
11 9 (0.94%) TestNG
12 8 (0.83%) Selenium
12 8 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (0.73%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.62%) CppUnit
14 6 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 433 (45.06%) Front Office
2 385 (40.06%) Banking
3 370 (38.50%) Finance
4 253 (26.33%) Investment Banking
5 66 (6.87%) Back Office
6 36 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.98%) Retail
8 12 (1.25%) Legal
9 10 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (0.73%) Marketing
11 3 (0.31%) Advertising
11 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.21%) Publishing
13 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 393 (40.89%) Developer
2 341 (35.48%) Analyst
3 163 (16.96%) Business Analyst
4 117 (12.17%) Java Developer
5 101 (10.51%) C# Developer
6 94 (9.78%) Support Analyst
7 87 (9.05%) Applications Support
8 71 (7.39%) Project Manager
9 58 (6.04%) C++ Developer
10 52 (5.41%) Senior Developer
11 45 (4.68%) Applications Support Analyst
12 33 (3.43%) Data Analyst
13 26 (2.71%) Technical Analyst
14 23 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
15 21 (2.19%) Banking Business Analyst
15 21 (2.19%) SQL Developer
16 20 (2.08%) Quantitative Developer
16 20 (2.08%) Excel Developer
17 19 (1.98%) IT Project Manager
17 19 (1.98%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (12.49%) .NET
2 69 (7.18%) WPF
3 60 (6.24%) XML
4 50 (5.20%) WCF
5 43 (4.47%) FIX Protocol
6 39 (4.06%) Rendezvous
7 33 (3.43%) HTML
8 32 (3.33%) Middleware
9 26 (2.71%) Spring
9 26 (2.71%) WinForms
10 25 (2.60%) STL
11 24 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 21 (2.19%) HTML5
13 17 (1.77%) Django
14 16 (1.66%) AngularJS
15 15 (1.56%) jQuery
15 15 (1.56%) JMS
16 13 (1.35%) Web Services
17 12 (1.25%) Ajax
17 12 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 269 (27.99%) Derivative
2 221 (23.00%) Equities
3 212 (22.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 91 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.64%) Credit Derivative
6 32 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
7 30 (3.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 26 (2.71%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.71%) Hedge funds
9 23 (2.39%) Reference Data
9 23 (2.39%) Credit Risk
10 21 (2.19%) Market Risk
11 17 (1.77%) Computer Science
12 14 (1.46%) Grid Computing
12 14 (1.46%) SWIFT
13 13 (1.35%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.35%) Visualisation
14 12 (1.25%) Mathematics
14 12 (1.25%) User Experience
15 11 (1.14%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 143 (14.88%) UNIX
2 103 (10.72%) Linux
3 101 (10.51%) Windows
4 28 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.10%) Solaris
6 1 (0.10%) VMS
6 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (12.07%) Electronic Trading
3 104 (10.82%) Business Analysis
4 98 (10.20%) Multithreading
5 97 (10.09%) Asset Management
6 75 (7.80%) TDD
7 71 (7.39%) Low Latency
8 68 (7.08%) Project Management
9 67 (6.97%) OO
10 64 (6.66%) Investment Management
11 58 (6.04%) Analytics
12 55 (5.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 49 (5.10%) Risk Management
14 44 (4.58%) E-Commerce
15 43 (4.47%) Change Management
16 41 (4.27%) Data Modelling
17 40 (4.16%) ITIL
17 40 (4.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (4.16%) Data Analysis
18 39 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 392 (40.79%) SQL
2 238 (24.77%) Java
3 209 (21.75%) C#
4 141 (14.67%) C++
5 105 (10.93%) Python
6 87 (9.05%) VBA
7 62 (6.45%) Perl
8 34 (3.54%) JavaScript
9 21 (2.19%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.77%) C
12 16 (1.66%) VB
13 15 (1.56%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.94%) Korn
15 8 (0.83%) Scala
16 7 (0.73%) R
16 7 (0.73%) VBScript
17 6 (0.62%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.31%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 68 (7.08%) Degree
2 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (0.52%) CFA
3 4 (0.42%) PhD
4 3 (0.31%) PMP
4 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.10%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.85%) QA
2 15 (1.56%) EMIR
3 14 (1.46%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.04%) MiFID
5 7 (0.73%) FATCA
6 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.21%) COREP
9 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.10%) UCITS
9 1 (0.10%) Basel III
9 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.10%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.10%) vSphere
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (3.95%) ITRS Geneos
2 19 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (1.77%) BladeLogic
4 12 (1.25%) Control-M
5 1 (0.10%) OpenView
5 1 (0.10%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.10%) Netcool
Vendors
1 146 (15.19%) Oracle
2 84 (8.74%) ION Trading
3 76 (7.91%) Sybase
4 74 (7.70%) Microsoft
5 64 (6.66%) TIBCO
6 39 (4.06%) Bloomberg
7 29 (3.02%) Red Hat
8 27 (2.81%) Murex
9 25 (2.60%) Charles River
10 24 (2.50%) Tableau
11 19 (1.98%) Reuters
12 16 (1.66%) Tradeweb
13 14 (1.46%) MarketAxess
14 12 (1.25%) eSpeed
14 12 (1.25%) Splunk
15 11 (1.14%) Syncfusion
16 10 (1.04%) Business Objects
16 10 (1.04%) Fidessa
16 10 (1.04%) Alteryx
17 9 (0.94%) SunGard
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