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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fixed Income
Rank 274 239 139
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -100
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 450 478 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.87% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 2.74% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 389 649
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
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
18056 17465 16882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.65% 31.94% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11374 10594 10000
Average daily rate £418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 671 742
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 30 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 24 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 30 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 -29 433 £575 - 101
London -12 426 £575 - 101
City of London -27 119 £575 +0.04% 46
Scotland -12 7 - -
Docklands, London - 4 £584 -
Glasgow +8 3 - -
Edinburgh -13 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 £85 -
Belfast - 3 £85 -
South West - 3 £121 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £85 -
East of England - 2 £368 -
South East - 2 £600 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £600 -
Street - 2 - -
Stirling -1 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £460 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £121 -
Norfolk - 1 £368 -
Bournemouth - 1 £121 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £368 -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 434 (44.11%) Finance
2 405 (41.16%) Banking
3 376 (38.21%) Front Office
4 357 (36.28%) SQL
5 308 (31.30%) Investment Banking
6 305 (31.00%) Derivative
7 263 (26.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 242 (24.59%) Equities
9 222 (22.56%) Java
10 207 (21.04%) C#
11 155 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
12 149 (15.14%) C++
13 144 (14.63%) Oracle
14 142 (14.43%) SQL Server
14 142 (14.43%) .NET
14 142 (14.43%) Business Analysis
15 129 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
16 122 (12.40%) Asset Management
17 115 (11.69%) UNIX
18 109 (11.08%) Python
19 106 (10.77%) Linux
20 98 (9.96%) Windows
21 86 (8.74%) Microsoft
22 85 (8.64%) Project Management
23 83 (8.43%) VBA
23 83 (8.43%) Electronic Trading
24 75 (7.62%) Risk Management
25 74 (7.52%) Degree
26 70 (7.11%) Back Office
27 68 (6.91%) Investment Management

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 26 (2.64%) Apache
2 24 (2.44%) IIS
3 22 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.42%) MTS
5 11 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (0.71%) nginx
7 7 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.30%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.20%) Node.js
10 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.20%) SmartSockets
10 2 (0.20%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.10%) JBoss
11 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 65 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.03%) MS Office
4 17 (1.73%) MS Project
5 8 (0.81%) 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 48 (4.88%) ION MarketView
2 37 (3.76%) thinkFolio
3 16 (1.63%) Markit EDM
4 15 (1.52%) SimCorp Dimension
5 14 (1.42%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.91%) Front Arena
6 9 (0.91%) RMDS
7 7 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.61%) Sentinel
9 5 (0.51%) HiPortfolio
10 4 (0.41%) Tesseract
10 4 (0.41%) Minerva
10 4 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
12 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
12 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.88%) Firewall
2 13 (1.32%) Multicast
2 13 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.81%) VPN
3 8 (0.81%) Kerberos
4 7 (0.71%) LAN
5 6 (0.61%) Internet
6 5 (0.51%) WAN
6 5 (0.51%) HTTP
7 4 (0.41%) Intranet
8 3 (0.30%) LDAP
8 3 (0.30%) FTP
8 3 (0.30%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.98%) Oracle Database
3 47 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 25 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 21 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (2.03%) MS Access
9 19 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (1.83%) Big Data
11 17 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (1.52%) Data Mining
13 15 (1.52%) MySQL
14 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.22%) QlikView
16 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (1.02%) Hadoop
18 6 (0.61%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 48 (4.88%) Subversion
2 40 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 36 (3.66%) JIRA
4 32 (3.25%) Visual Studio
5 28 (2.85%) Gradle
6 24 (2.44%) Jenkins
6 24 (2.44%) Maven
7 23 (2.34%) Ant
8 22 (2.24%) TeamCity
9 20 (2.03%) MSBuild
10 19 (1.93%) NUnit
10 19 (1.93%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.02%) JUnit
12 8 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.81%) Selenium
13 7 (0.71%) HP UFT
13 7 (0.71%) Jasmine
13 7 (0.71%) Grunt
14 6 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.61%) CppUnit
General
1 434 (44.11%) Finance
2 405 (41.16%) Banking
3 376 (38.21%) Front Office
4 308 (31.30%) Investment Banking
5 70 (7.11%) Back Office
6 46 (4.67%) Financial Institution
7 26 (2.64%) Legal
8 23 (2.34%) Retail
9 10 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (0.71%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.51%) Advertising
12 4 (0.41%) French Language
12 4 (0.41%) 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
1 396 (40.24%) Analyst
2 361 (36.69%) Developer
3 226 (22.97%) Business Analyst
4 104 (10.57%) C# Developer
5 81 (8.23%) Java Developer
6 72 (7.32%) C++ Developer
7 70 (7.11%) Applications Support
8 68 (6.91%) Project Manager
9 66 (6.71%) Support Analyst
10 47 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 41 (4.17%) Data Analyst
12 40 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
13 34 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
14 30 (3.05%) SQL Developer
15 28 (2.85%) C++/C# Developer
16 25 (2.54%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 23 (2.34%) Technical Analyst
18 21 (2.13%) WPF Developer
19 20 (2.03%) Banking Business Analyst
19 20 (2.03%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (14.43%) .NET
2 67 (6.81%) XML
3 65 (6.61%) WPF
4 50 (5.08%) WCF
5 47 (4.78%) FIX Protocol
6 45 (4.57%) Middleware
7 38 (3.86%) Web Services
8 33 (3.35%) STL
9 32 (3.25%) Rendezvous
9 32 (3.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 31 (3.15%) HTML
11 20 (2.03%) HTML5
12 19 (1.93%) Django
13 18 (1.83%) RESTful
14 17 (1.73%) AngularJS
14 17 (1.73%) Spring
15 16 (1.63%) WinForms
16 14 (1.42%) FpML
16 14 (1.42%) CSS
17 12 (1.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 305 (31.00%) Derivative
2 263 (26.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 242 (24.59%) Equities
4 129 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 32 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
7 28 (2.85%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.74%) Reference Data
8 27 (2.74%) Hedge funds
9 26 (2.64%) Credit Derivative
10 21 (2.13%) Computer Science
11 19 (1.93%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.93%) Credit Risk
12 18 (1.83%) Grid Computing
13 16 (1.63%) SWIFT
14 15 (1.52%) Market Risk
15 14 (1.42%) Contract for Difference
15 14 (1.42%) Data Structures
16 12 (1.22%) Visualisation
17 9 (0.91%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 115 (11.69%) UNIX
2 106 (10.77%) Linux
3 98 (9.96%) Windows
4 32 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.10%) VMS
7 1 (0.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (14.43%) Business Analysis
3 122 (12.40%) Asset Management
4 85 (8.64%) Project Management
5 83 (8.43%) Electronic Trading
6 75 (7.62%) Risk Management
7 68 (6.91%) Investment Management
8 66 (6.71%) Multithreading
8 66 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (6.50%) OO
10 61 (6.20%) Low Latency
11 55 (5.59%) Analytics
12 52 (5.28%) SDLC
13 50 (5.08%) Change Management
13 50 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 48 (4.88%) Scrum
14 48 (4.88%) Data Analysis
15 46 (4.67%) Workflow
16 44 (4.47%) TDD
17 43 (4.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 357 (36.28%) SQL
2 222 (22.56%) Java
3 207 (21.04%) C#
4 149 (15.14%) C++
5 109 (11.08%) Python
6 83 (8.43%) VBA
7 58 (5.89%) Perl
8 33 (3.35%) JavaScript
9 24 (2.44%) Scala
10 20 (2.03%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 17 (1.73%) C
13 16 (1.63%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.71%) VB
16 6 (0.61%) Korn
16 6 (0.61%) R
17 4 (0.41%) XAML
17 4 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 74 (7.52%) Degree
2 10 (1.02%) ISEB
3 8 (0.81%) CISSP
3 8 (0.81%) CFA
3 8 (0.81%) CISA
3 8 (0.81%) CISM
4 7 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.61%) PMP
6 5 (0.51%) IIBA
6 5 (0.51%) CBAP
7 4 (0.41%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 4 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.20%) PhD
9 2 (0.20%) CIMA
9 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.20%) CRISC
10 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.17%) QA
2 38 (3.86%) EMIR
3 33 (3.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 32 (3.25%) MiFID
5 9 (0.91%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.91%) FATCA
6 6 (0.61%) CRD IV
6 6 (0.61%) COREP
7 5 (0.51%) AIFMD
7 5 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.41%) Basel III
9 3 (0.30%) SLA
10 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.10%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.41%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (3.66%) ITRS Geneos
2 22 (2.24%) BladeLogic
3 19 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.51%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.51%) Control-M
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
1 144 (14.63%) Oracle
2 86 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 54 (5.49%) Sybase
3 54 (5.49%) ION Trading
4 41 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 37 (3.76%) Bloomberg
6 33 (3.35%) Red Hat
7 32 (3.25%) Charles River
8 25 (2.54%) Murex
9 22 (2.24%) HP
10 20 (2.03%) Reuters
11 19 (1.93%) Tableau
12 18 (1.83%) eSpeed
13 16 (1.63%) Splunk
13 16 (1.63%) Tradeweb
14 15 (1.52%) SimCorp
15 13 (1.32%) Alteryx
16 12 (1.22%) MarketAxess
16 12 (1.22%) SunGard
17 10 (1.02%) CA
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £540 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + ++ Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £625.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago