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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 237 176 156
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -20
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 489 665 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 1.26% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.78% 4.06% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 541 593
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.91% -9.61%
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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 14 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 19 September 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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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 -62 472 £575 +4.54% 108
London -23 470 £575 +4.54% 107
City of London -17 145 £550 -4.34% 65
Scotland -26 11 £425 +3.03%
Northern Ireland - 5 £388 - 2
Edinburgh - 4 £425 -
Stirling - 3 - -
Glasgow -24 2 - -
County Londonderry - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 463 (47.44%) Front Office
2 400 (40.98%) Banking
3 362 (37.09%) Finance
4 353 (36.17%) SQL
5 326 (33.40%) Derivative
6 282 (28.89%) Investment Banking
7 254 (26.02%) Java
8 242 (24.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 203 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
10 202 (20.70%) C#
11 179 (18.34%) UNIX
12 159 (16.29%) C++
13 157 (16.09%) Equities
14 152 (15.57%) Oracle
15 130 (13.32%) Multithreading
16 114 (11.68%) Low Latency
17 113 (11.58%) SQL Server
17 113 (11.58%) Linux
18 112 (11.48%) Windows
19 109 (11.17%) .NET
20 103 (10.55%) Python
21 100 (10.25%) Electronic Trading
22 97 (9.94%) Asset Management
23 91 (9.32%) Degree
24 90 (9.22%) XML
25 89 (9.12%) TIBCO
26 84 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
27 79 (8.09%) Project Management
27 79 (8.09%) TDD
28 78 (7.99%) Business Analysis

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.84%) Oracle Coherence
2 12 (1.23%) Apache
3 7 (0.72%) WebLogic
3 7 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.51%) Confluence
6 3 (0.31%) AquaLogic
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.20%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.10%) IIS
8 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.10%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.10%) CMS
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.10%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 47 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.54%) MS Office
3 14 (1.43%) MS Project
4 12 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 45 (4.61%) ION MarketView
2 23 (2.36%) RMDS
3 11 (1.13%) Markit EDM
4 10 (1.02%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.72%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
7 3 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.20%) Global One
8 2 (0.20%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.20%) Summit
9 1 (0.10%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.10%) Minerva
9 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.10%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.10%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.10%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.38%) Firewall
2 25 (2.56%) Multicast
3 7 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.72%) Internet
4 5 (0.51%) Intranet
5 4 (0.41%) Network Security
5 4 (0.41%) HTTP
5 4 (0.41%) DNS
5 4 (0.41%) SAN
6 2 (0.20%) AMQP
6 2 (0.20%) LDAP
6 2 (0.20%) DHCP
6 2 (0.20%) SSL
6 2 (0.20%) SSH
6 2 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.10%) FTP
7 1 (0.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 35 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.84%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 12 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.13%) MS Access
10 10 (1.02%) KDB
10 10 (1.02%) Big Data
11 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (0.92%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.61%) OLAP
14 5 (0.51%) QlikView
15 4 (0.41%) MongoDB
16 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.31%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 18 (1.84%) JUnit
2 17 (1.74%) Subversion
2 17 (1.74%) JIRA
3 13 (1.33%) FitNesse
4 11 (1.13%) Maven
4 11 (1.13%) NUnit
4 11 (1.13%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.13%) Eclipse
4 11 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.13%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.02%) Selenium
6 7 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (0.72%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.61%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.51%) jMock
8 5 (0.51%) Jasmine
8 5 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.41%) Mockito
9 4 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.41%) Gradle
General
1 463 (47.44%) Front Office
2 400 (40.98%) Banking
3 362 (37.09%) Finance
4 282 (28.89%) Investment Banking
5 59 (6.05%) Back Office
6 34 (3.48%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.23%) Legal
8 10 (1.02%) Retail
9 5 (0.51%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.51%) Games
10 4 (0.41%) Advertising
10 4 (0.41%) Publishing
10 4 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.31%) Marketing
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 430 (44.06%) Developer
2 298 (30.53%) Analyst
3 174 (17.83%) Business Analyst
4 159 (16.29%) Java Developer
5 92 (9.43%) C# Developer
6 60 (6.15%) C++ Developer
6 60 (6.15%) Project Manager
7 52 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 49 (5.02%) Applications Support
9 44 (4.51%) Senior Developer
10 34 (3.48%) SQL Developer
11 28 (2.87%) Front Office Developer
12 27 (2.77%) Quantitative Developer
13 24 (2.46%) Python Developer
13 24 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (2.36%) Test Analyst
15 22 (2.25%) VBA Developer
15 22 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
15 22 (2.25%) Data Analyst
16 21 (2.15%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (11.17%) .NET
2 90 (9.22%) XML
3 59 (6.05%) Spring
4 56 (5.74%) WPF
5 52 (5.33%) Rendezvous
6 41 (4.20%) HTML
6 41 (4.20%) WCF
7 38 (3.89%) STL
8 36 (3.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 35 (3.59%) Web Services
10 34 (3.48%) Hibernate
11 32 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
12 31 (3.18%) Middleware
13 26 (2.66%) FpML
14 25 (2.56%) HTML5
15 21 (2.15%) JMS
16 19 (1.95%) J2EE
17 17 (1.74%) WinForms
18 15 (1.54%) Java EE
19 14 (1.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 326 (33.40%) Derivative
2 242 (24.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 157 (16.09%) Equities
4 84 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
6 35 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 35 (3.59%) Computer Science
7 34 (3.48%) Credit Risk
8 31 (3.18%) Reference Data
9 28 (2.87%) Equity Derivative
10 25 (2.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 25 (2.56%) Hedge funds
11 22 (2.25%) Market Risk
12 19 (1.95%) Mathematics
13 17 (1.74%) Grid Computing
14 8 (0.82%) User Experience
15 7 (0.72%) Economics
15 7 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.61%) iPad
16 6 (0.61%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 179 (18.34%) UNIX
2 113 (11.58%) Linux
3 112 (11.48%) Windows
4 29 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (0.51%) Solaris
8 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.20%) SUSE
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (13.32%) Multithreading
3 114 (11.68%) Low Latency
4 100 (10.25%) Electronic Trading
5 97 (9.94%) Asset Management
6 79 (8.09%) Project Management
6 79 (8.09%) TDD
7 78 (7.99%) Business Analysis
8 64 (6.56%) Analytics
9 61 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 58 (5.94%) Investment Management
11 50 (5.12%) OO
11 50 (5.12%) Data Analysis
12 49 (5.02%) Change Management
13 46 (4.71%) Migration
13 46 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 41 (4.20%) Fund Management
15 40 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (3.59%) Portfolio Management
17 31 (3.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 353 (36.17%) SQL
2 254 (26.02%) Java
3 202 (20.70%) C#
4 159 (16.29%) C++
5 103 (10.55%) Python
6 75 (7.68%) VBA
7 69 (7.07%) Perl
8 32 (3.28%) JavaScript
9 25 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.95%) VC++
12 13 (1.33%) Scala
13 10 (1.02%) VB
14 9 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.82%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.82%) C
16 7 (0.72%) Korn
17 5 (0.51%) XAML
18 4 (0.41%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 91 (9.32%) Degree
2 9 (0.92%) ISEB
3 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.51%) PhD
5 4 (0.41%) CIMA
5 4 (0.41%) CISSP
5 4 (0.41%) CFA
6 3 (0.31%) MCSE
6 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.20%) CISA
7 2 (0.20%) GIAC
7 2 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.20%) CNA
7 2 (0.20%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.20%) GCIA
8 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.10%) MCP
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.71%) EMIR
2 42 (4.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 32 (3.28%) QA
4 9 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.51%) Basel III
7 4 (0.41%) Basel II
8 3 (0.31%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.10%) UCITS
9 1 (0.10%) FATCA
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.20%) NFS
4 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 19 (1.95%) ITRS Geneos
2 16 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.82%) Control-M
4 4 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.41%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.20%) Puppet
5 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.20%) Nagios
5 2 (0.20%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
6 1 (0.10%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 152 (15.57%) Oracle
2 89 (9.12%) TIBCO
3 76 (7.79%) Sybase
4 61 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 57 (5.84%) ION Trading
6 55 (5.64%) Reuters
7 48 (4.92%) Bloomberg
8 35 (3.59%) MarketAxess
9 33 (3.38%) Charles River
10 30 (3.07%) Red Hat
11 25 (2.56%) eSpeed
12 24 (2.46%) thinkFolio
13 18 (1.84%) Tableau
13 18 (1.84%) Murex
14 12 (1.23%) Fidessa
14 12 (1.23%) DataSynapse
15 11 (1.13%) Remedy
15 11 (1.13%) HP
16 10 (1.02%) Tradeweb
17 9 (0.92%) GoldenSource
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £580 - £610 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £451550 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 550-600 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago