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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 269 189 197
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +8
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 428 571 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 1.10% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 3.48% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 466 430
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£575 £550 £568
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% -
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
17250 16386 15389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.23% 31.53% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10998 10238 8973
Average daily rate £410 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £236 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 685 806
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.23 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 21 November 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 21 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 21 November 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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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
London -34 412 £575 +4.54% 105
England -71 412 £575 +4.54% 108
City of London -16 138 £588 +2.17% 56
Northern Ireland +2 11 £388 +3.33%
County Antrim 0 11 £388 +3.33%
Belfast 0 11 £388 +3.33%
Scotland -12 5 £400 -20.00% 1
Edinburgh -10 2 £413 -17.50%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Crewe - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 445 (47.09%) Front Office
2 404 (42.75%) Banking
3 397 (42.01%) SQL
4 354 (37.46%) Finance
5 313 (33.12%) Derivative
6 268 (28.36%) Java
7 267 (28.25%) C#
8 260 (27.51%) Investment Banking
9 221 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
10 216 (22.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 177 (18.73%) Oracle
12 162 (17.14%) UNIX
13 152 (16.08%) C++
14 146 (15.45%) Multithreading
15 140 (14.81%) Equities
16 128 (13.54%) SQL Server
16 128 (13.54%) .NET
17 116 (12.28%) Low Latency
18 114 (12.06%) Python
18 114 (12.06%) TDD
19 109 (11.53%) Electronic Trading
20 100 (10.58%) Windows
20 100 (10.58%) XML
21 99 (10.48%) TIBCO
22 98 (10.37%) Linux
23 85 (8.99%) Asset Management
24 81 (8.57%) Sybase
25 79 (8.36%) ION Trading
26 74 (7.83%) Degree
26 74 (7.83%) Analytical Skills

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
2 13 (1.38%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (0.53%) Apache
5 5 (0.53%) Confluence
6 3 (0.32%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.21%) JBoss
7 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.11%) Node.js
8 1 (0.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.11%) Jetty
8 1 (0.11%) Mule
8 1 (0.11%) Liferay
8 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 56 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.33%) MS Project
3 16 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.74%) MS Office
6 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 63 (6.67%) ION MarketView
2 20 (2.12%) RMDS
3 10 (1.06%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.95%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.74%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.32%) Summit
8 2 (0.21%) Global One
8 2 (0.21%) 3000 Xtra
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
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%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.11%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.22%) Firewall
2 15 (1.59%) Multicast
3 9 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.42%) DNS
4 4 (0.42%) Network Security
5 3 (0.32%) HTTP
6 2 (0.21%) LDAP
6 2 (0.21%) DHCP
6 2 (0.21%) FTP
6 2 (0.21%) SSH
6 2 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.21%) SAN
6 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) Internet
7 1 (0.11%) BGP
7 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.11%) LAN
7 1 (0.11%) WAN
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.66%) Relational Database
3 36 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (1.59%) KDB
6 14 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.48%) Data Mining
7 13 (1.38%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.38%) Big Data
7 13 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.06%) MS Access
10 9 (0.95%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (0.74%) OLAP
12 7 (0.74%) QlikView
12 7 (0.74%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.42%) DB2
14 3 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (2.22%) JUnit
2 17 (1.80%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.80%) NUnit
2 17 (1.80%) Subversion
3 15 (1.59%) Mockito
4 14 (1.48%) Selenium
5 12 (1.27%) FitNesse
5 12 (1.27%) JIRA
6 11 (1.16%) Maven
6 11 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.74%) jMock
8 7 (0.74%) TestNG
8 7 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.74%) Jasmine
8 7 (0.74%) Moq
9 6 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (0.53%) IntelliJ
General
1 445 (47.09%) Front Office
2 404 (42.75%) Banking
3 354 (37.46%) Finance
4 260 (27.51%) Investment Banking
5 46 (4.87%) Back Office
6 28 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.16%) Legal
8 9 (0.95%) Retail
9 5 (0.53%) Games
10 4 (0.42%) Advertising
10 4 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Marketing
11 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 473 (50.05%) Developer
2 248 (26.24%) Analyst
3 185 (19.58%) Java Developer
4 122 (12.91%) C# Developer
5 116 (12.28%) Business Analyst
6 63 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 58 (6.14%) Support Analyst
8 55 (5.82%) Senior Developer
9 53 (5.61%) Project Manager
10 46 (4.87%) Applications Support
11 31 (3.28%) SQL Developer
12 28 (2.96%) Front Office Developer
13 26 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
14 25 (2.65%) VBA Developer
15 24 (2.54%) Excel Developer
16 23 (2.43%) Python Developer
17 21 (2.22%) Excel VBA Developer
17 21 (2.22%) WPF Developer
17 21 (2.22%) Test Analyst
17 21 (2.22%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (13.54%) .NET
2 100 (10.58%) XML
3 71 (7.51%) WPF
4 67 (7.09%) FIX Protocol
5 59 (6.24%) Spring
6 58 (6.14%) WCF
7 48 (5.08%) Rendezvous
8 45 (4.76%) HTML
9 41 (4.34%) STL
10 38 (4.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 37 (3.92%) Middleware
12 32 (3.39%) FpML
13 28 (2.96%) WinForms
13 28 (2.96%) HTML5
14 27 (2.86%) Hibernate
15 19 (2.01%) Java EE
16 18 (1.90%) Web Services
17 16 (1.69%) JMS
18 15 (1.59%) RESTful
19 14 (1.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 313 (33.12%) Derivative
2 216 (22.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 140 (14.81%) Equities
4 74 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (6.98%) Credit Derivative
6 35 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 32 (3.39%) Reference Data
8 31 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 31 (3.28%) Management Information System
9 29 (3.07%) Credit Risk
10 25 (2.65%) Hedge funds
11 22 (2.33%) Grid Computing
11 22 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
12 21 (2.22%) Market Risk
12 21 (2.22%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.16%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.85%) User Experience
14 8 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.74%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 162 (17.14%) UNIX
2 100 (10.58%) Windows
3 98 (10.37%) Linux
4 22 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 19 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (0.63%) Solaris
8 5 (0.53%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.32%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.21%) SUSE
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (15.45%) Multithreading
3 116 (12.28%) Low Latency
4 114 (12.06%) TDD
5 109 (11.53%) Electronic Trading
6 85 (8.99%) Asset Management
7 68 (7.20%) Analytics
8 65 (6.88%) OO
9 63 (6.67%) Project Management
10 61 (6.46%) Business Analysis
11 58 (6.14%) Risk Management
12 50 (5.29%) E-Commerce
13 43 (4.55%) Data Analysis
13 43 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (4.13%) Investment Management
14 39 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (3.70%) Migration
16 33 (3.49%) ITIL
17 32 (3.39%) Scrum
17 32 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 397 (42.01%) SQL
2 268 (28.36%) Java
3 267 (28.25%) C#
4 152 (16.08%) C++
5 114 (12.06%) Python
6 69 (7.30%) VBA
7 58 (6.14%) Perl
8 35 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 30 (3.17%) JavaScript
10 20 (2.12%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.80%) VB
12 16 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.38%) VC++
14 11 (1.16%) C
15 9 (0.95%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.95%) Scala
16 8 (0.85%) Ruby
17 7 (0.74%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.63%) Korn
19 5 (0.53%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 74 (7.83%) Degree
2 13 (1.38%) ISEB
3 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.53%) PhD
5 4 (0.42%) CFA
5 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.42%) MCSE
6 3 (0.32%) CISSP
6 3 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.21%) GIAC
7 2 (0.21%) GCIA
7 2 (0.21%) MCP
7 2 (0.21%) CNA
7 2 (0.21%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.11%) CISA
8 1 (0.11%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.07%) QA
2 14 (1.48%) EMIR
3 13 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.42%) Basel II
4 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.32%) MiFID
6 2 (0.21%) UCITS
7 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (2.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 19 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.74%) Control-M
4 4 (0.42%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.21%) SCCM
5 2 (0.21%) Puppet
5 2 (0.21%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (0.21%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 177 (18.73%) Oracle
2 99 (10.48%) TIBCO
3 81 (8.57%) Sybase
4 79 (8.36%) ION Trading
5 63 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 44 (4.66%) Bloomberg
7 36 (3.81%) Reuters
8 28 (2.96%) thinkFolio
9 22 (2.33%) MarketAxess
9 22 (2.33%) Charles River
10 20 (2.12%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.90%) Murex
12 17 (1.80%) eSpeed
12 17 (1.80%) Tableau
13 16 (1.69%) Tradeweb
14 11 (1.16%) HP
15 10 (1.06%) Calypso
15 10 (1.06%) GoldenSource
16 8 (0.85%) Syncfusion
16 8 (0.85%) 29West
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