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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fixed Income
Rank 377 283 246
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -37
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 305 453 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.79% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 2.45% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 350 387
Median daily rate £575 £575 £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-49.04% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18069 18495 17739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.55% 32.39% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11673 11639 10730
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 736 705
Median hourly rate £20.78 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Fixed Income
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Fixed Income as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -73 302 £575 - 60
London -48 300 £575 - 57
City of London -4 63 £575 -0.08% 28
South East +9 2 £388 -35.41% 2
Belfast -4 2 £260 +205.88%
County Antrim -4 2 £260 +205.88%
Northern Ireland -7 2 £260 +205.88%
Surrey -10 2 £388 -35.41% 2
Scotland -4 1 - - 2

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 351 (50.36%) Finance
2 279 (40.03%) Banking
3 270 (38.74%) Front Office
4 238 (34.15%) Equities
5 199 (28.55%) SQL
6 197 (28.26%) Investment Banking
7 193 (27.69%) Derivative
8 189 (27.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 171 (24.53%) C#
10 169 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
11 150 (21.52%) Java
12 138 (19.80%) Asset Management
13 107 (15.35%) SQL Server
14 99 (14.20%) Electronic Trading
15 98 (14.06%) Oracle
16 97 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
17 95 (13.63%) C++
18 94 (13.49%) Financial Institution
19 92 (13.20%) .NET
20 91 (13.06%) Retail
20 91 (13.06%) Business Analysis
21 88 (12.63%) Unix
22 86 (12.34%) Project Management
23 77 (11.05%) Python
24 73 (10.47%) Microsoft
24 73 (10.47%) ION Trading
25 70 (10.04%) Risk Management
26 69 (9.90%) TDD
26 69 (9.90%) SDLC
27 68 (9.76%) OO

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.58%) Tomcat
2 10 (1.43%) Apache
2 10 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.43%) WebLogic
3 8 (1.15%) Confluence
3 8 (1.15%) IIS
4 7 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.72%) Mule
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.57%) CMS
6 4 (0.57%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.43%) JBoss
7 3 (0.43%) MTS
7 3 (0.43%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.14%) GemFire
9 1 (0.14%) Jetty
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
3 15 (2.15%) MS Project
4 13 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.29%) MS Office
6 6 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.43%) InVision
8 3 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.29%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 33 (4.73%) ION MarketView
1 33 (4.73%) RMDS
2 13 (1.87%) SimCorp Dimension
3 10 (1.43%) thinkFolio
4 7 (1.00%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.57%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 4 (0.57%) Summit
6 2 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.29%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.14%) Eikon
7 1 (0.14%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.14%) Global One
7 1 (0.14%) Kondor
7 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.14%) Minerva
7 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.57%) Trello
3 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.58%) Intranet
2 12 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.29%) Firewall
4 7 (1.00%) Internet
5 6 (0.86%) PuTTY
6 5 (0.72%) DNS
7 4 (0.57%) FTP
7 4 (0.57%) LAN
7 4 (0.57%) Network Security
8 3 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.43%) Multicast
9 2 (0.29%) BGP
9 2 (0.29%) HTTP
9 2 (0.29%) SAN
9 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.29%) WAN
10 1 (0.14%) ISDN
10 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.14%) NGN
10 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.74%) Relational Database
3 28 (4.02%) NoSQL
4 25 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.15%) KDB
7 14 (2.01%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (1.58%) Data Mining
9 11 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.15%) Big Data
10 8 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.86%) QlikView
13 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.57%) DB2
13 4 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (5.02%) Visual Studio
3 29 (4.16%) TeamCity
4 27 (3.87%) NUnit
5 24 (3.44%) JIRA
6 19 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (2.58%) Subversion
8 17 (2.44%) JUnit
9 16 (2.30%) Selenium
10 15 (2.15%) Git (software)
11 10 (1.43%) Bower
11 10 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.29%) Maven
13 8 (1.15%) Grunt
14 7 (1.00%) gulp
14 7 (1.00%) Mockito
14 7 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (0.86%) HP UFT
15 6 (0.86%) Jenkins
16 5 (0.72%) MSBuild
General
1 351 (50.36%) Finance
2 279 (40.03%) Banking
3 270 (38.74%) Front Office
4 197 (28.26%) Investment Banking
5 94 (13.49%) Financial Institution
6 91 (13.06%) Retail
7 54 (7.75%) Back Office
8 23 (3.30%) Legal
9 17 (2.44%) Marketing
10 4 (0.57%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.57%) Publishing
11 3 (0.43%) French Language
11 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 297 (42.61%) Developer
2 231 (33.14%) Analyst
3 117 (16.79%) Business Analyst
4 90 (12.91%) Java Developer
5 86 (12.34%) C# Developer
6 51 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 45 (6.46%) Senior Developer
8 43 (6.17%) Front Office Developer
9 40 (5.74%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 37 (5.31%) C++ Developer
11 34 (4.88%) Quantitative Developer
12 32 (4.59%) Applications Support
13 31 (4.45%) Banking Analyst
13 31 (4.45%) C# WPF Developer
13 31 (4.45%) Support Analyst
13 31 (4.45%) WPF Developer
14 30 (4.30%) .NET Developer
15 29 (4.16%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
15 29 (4.16%) Data Analyst
16 27 (3.87%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (13.20%) .NET
2 62 (8.90%) HTML
3 59 (8.46%) WPF
4 50 (7.17%) AngularJS
5 49 (7.03%) XML
6 46 (6.60%) Spring
7 41 (5.88%) HTML5
8 39 (5.60%) Rendezvous
9 31 (4.45%) FIX Protocol
10 30 (4.30%) CSS
11 28 (4.02%) Web Services
12 22 (3.16%) Spring Integration
13 20 (2.87%) Middleware
14 19 (2.73%) XSLT
15 15 (2.15%) .NET Framework
15 15 (2.15%) REST
16 14 (2.01%) J2EE
17 13 (1.87%) Hibernate
17 13 (1.87%) WCF
17 13 (1.87%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 238 (34.15%) Equities
2 193 (27.69%) Derivative
3 189 (27.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 97 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (6.89%) User Experience
6 44 (6.31%) Credit Derivative
7 35 (5.02%) Management Information System
8 30 (4.30%) Equity Derivative
9 28 (4.02%) Market Risk
10 24 (3.44%) Reference Data
11 19 (2.73%) Credit Risk
12 18 (2.58%) Data Centre
13 16 (2.30%) OTC Derivatives
14 15 (2.15%) Fintech
15 14 (2.01%) Computer Science
16 13 (1.87%) Mathematics
16 13 (1.87%) SWIFT
17 12 (1.72%) Grid Computing
18 11 (1.58%) Data Structures
19 10 (1.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 88 (12.63%) Unix
2 63 (9.04%) Linux
3 57 (8.18%) Windows
4 23 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.29%) Solaris
7 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (19.80%) Asset Management
3 99 (14.20%) Electronic Trading
4 91 (13.06%) Business Analysis
5 86 (12.34%) Project Management
6 70 (10.04%) Risk Management
7 69 (9.90%) SDLC
7 69 (9.90%) TDD
8 68 (9.76%) OO
9 53 (7.60%) Scrum
10 52 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 50 (7.17%) Analytics
12 46 (6.60%) Multithreading
13 44 (6.31%) Low Latency
13 44 (6.31%) Software Engineering
14 42 (6.03%) MVVM
15 40 (5.74%) Data Modelling
16 38 (5.45%) Change Management
17 37 (5.31%) Migration
18 36 (5.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 199 (28.55%) SQL
2 171 (24.53%) C#
3 150 (21.52%) Java
4 95 (13.63%) C++
5 77 (11.05%) Python
6 54 (7.75%) VBA
7 50 (7.17%) JavaScript
7 50 (7.17%) Shell Script
8 37 (5.31%) Perl
9 31 (4.45%) VB
10 29 (4.16%) PowerShell
10 29 (4.16%) XAML
11 21 (3.01%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.87%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.58%) C
14 10 (1.43%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.00%) VB6
16 6 (0.86%) Scala
17 5 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (6.17%) Degree
2 12 (1.72%) PMI Certification
3 10 (1.43%) PhD
3 10 (1.43%) PMP
4 5 (0.72%) APMP
4 5 (0.72%) CISM
4 5 (0.72%) CISSP
4 5 (0.72%) ISEB
5 4 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.43%) CCA
6 3 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.43%) CNA
6 3 (0.43%) GCIA
6 3 (0.43%) GCIH
6 3 (0.43%) GIAC
6 3 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.43%) Novell Certification
6 3 (0.43%) SANS
7 2 (0.29%) CISA
7 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.87%) MiFID
1 27 (3.87%) QA
2 8 (1.15%) EMIR
3 7 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.72%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.43%) SLA
7 2 (0.29%) Basel III
7 2 (0.29%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.14%) COREP
8 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.14%) FATCA
8 1 (0.14%) GAAP
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (1.00%) Docker
2 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.43%) XenApp
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) NFS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.43%) Control-M
3 5 (0.72%) Ansible
3 5 (0.72%) BladeLogic
3 5 (0.72%) Nagios
3 5 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.72%) Puppet
4 3 (0.43%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.43%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.29%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.14%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.14%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 98 (14.06%) Oracle
2 73 (10.47%) ION Trading
2 73 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 54 (7.75%) Bloomberg
4 46 (6.60%) Murex
5 42 (6.03%) Reuters
5 42 (6.03%) TIBCO
6 35 (5.02%) Sybase
7 25 (3.59%) Calypso
8 22 (3.16%) Tableau
9 18 (2.58%) Charles River
10 17 (2.44%) Alteryx
11 15 (2.15%) HP
11 15 (2.15%) SimCorp
12 11 (1.58%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.29%) Remedy
13 9 (1.29%) SunGard
14 8 (1.15%) Informatica
15 7 (1.00%) Fidessa
15 7 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
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