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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fixed Income
Rank 228 160 150
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -10
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 499 705 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 1.34% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.47% 5.14% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 580 608
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £438 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 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
14398 13715 14468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8622 8426 8404
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 603 794
Average hourly rate £18.88 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 13 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 29 August 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 -69 481 £575 +4.54% 107
London -28 479 £575 +4.54% 105
City of London -15 152 £550 -4.34% 59
Scotland -33 16 £650 +44.44%
Stirling - 3 - -
Glasgow -32 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £258 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
South East - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 1

Fixed Income
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 475 (47.93%) Front Office
2 405 (40.87%) Banking
3 352 (35.52%) Finance
4 350 (35.32%) SQL
5 321 (32.39%) Derivative
6 292 (29.47%) Investment Banking
7 259 (26.14%) Java
8 239 (24.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 199 (20.08%) C#
10 171 (17.26%) C++
11 169 (17.05%) UNIX
12 167 (16.85%) Equities
13 153 (15.44%) Oracle
14 132 (13.32%) Multithreading
15 118 (11.91%) Low Latency
16 113 (11.40%) Linux
17 111 (11.20%) SQL Server
18 110 (11.10%) Agile Software Development
19 108 (10.90%) Windows
20 107 (10.80%) Python
21 104 (10.49%) .NET
22 100 (10.09%) Degree
23 99 (9.99%) Asset Management
24 97 (9.79%) Electronic Trading
25 92 (9.28%) TIBCO
26 82 (8.27%) Project Management
27 81 (8.17%) XML
28 80 (8.07%) TDD
29 79 (7.97%) VBA
30 77 (7.77%) Business Analysis

Fixed Income
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
2 15 (1.51%) Apache
3 7 (0.71%) WebLogic
3 7 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.50%) AquaLogic
5 5 (0.50%) Confluence
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.30%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.20%) Mule
9 1 (0.10%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.10%) IIS
9 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.10%) CMS
9 1 (0.10%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.10%) Jetty
Applications
1 45 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.61%) MS Office
3 14 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.11%) MS Project
5 8 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 40 (4.04%) ION MarketView
2 22 (2.22%) RMDS
3 12 (1.21%) LatentZero
4 8 (0.81%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.61%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.40%) Summit
7 3 (0.30%) Sophis RISQUE
8 2 (0.20%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.10%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.10%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.10%) Findur
9 1 (0.10%) LongView
9 1 (0.10%) Global One
9 1 (0.10%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.10%) 3000 Xtra
9 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.43%) Firewall
2 27 (2.72%) Multicast
3 8 (0.81%) Internet
4 6 (0.61%) Intranet
4 6 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.61%) SAN
5 4 (0.40%) HTTP
6 3 (0.30%) FTP
6 3 (0.30%) Network Security
7 2 (0.20%) LDAP
7 2 (0.20%) DNS
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
7 2 (0.20%) SSH
8 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.10%) DHCP
8 1 (0.10%) LAN
8 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 33 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.31%) KDB
7 12 (1.21%) Data Mining
7 12 (1.21%) MS Access
8 11 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.01%) Big Data
9 10 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.71%) OLAP
11 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.40%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.40%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (2.72%) JUnit
2 20 (2.02%) Maven
3 17 (1.72%) JIRA
4 15 (1.51%) Subversion
5 12 (1.21%) Eclipse
5 12 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.21%) FitNesse
6 10 (1.01%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.01%) Selenium
6 10 (1.01%) NUnit
7 9 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (0.91%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.81%) Mockito
9 7 (0.71%) Ant
9 7 (0.71%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.61%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.50%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.50%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.40%) Gradle
12 4 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
General
1 475 (47.93%) Front Office
2 405 (40.87%) Banking
3 352 (35.52%) Finance
4 292 (29.47%) Investment Banking
5 72 (7.27%) Back Office
6 34 (3.43%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.21%) Retail
8 10 (1.01%) Legal
9 5 (0.50%) Games
10 4 (0.40%) Advertising
10 4 (0.40%) Publishing
10 4 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
10 4 (0.40%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.30%) Marketing
11 3 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 428 (43.19%) Developer
2 308 (31.08%) Analyst
3 187 (18.87%) Business Analyst
4 162 (16.35%) Java Developer
5 88 (8.88%) C# Developer
6 64 (6.46%) Project Manager
7 58 (5.85%) C++ Developer
8 53 (5.35%) Applications Support
9 51 (5.15%) Support Analyst
10 41 (4.14%) Senior Developer
11 35 (3.53%) Quantitative Developer
12 34 (3.43%) SQL Developer
13 25 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
14 24 (2.42%) Front Office Developer
14 24 (2.42%) Python Developer
15 23 (2.32%) Linux Support
16 22 (2.22%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 22 (2.22%) VBA Developer
16 22 (2.22%) .NET Developer
16 22 (2.22%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (10.49%) .NET
2 81 (8.17%) XML
3 72 (7.27%) Spring
4 56 (5.65%) WPF
5 49 (4.94%) Rendezvous
6 42 (4.24%) HTML
7 40 (4.04%) WCF
7 40 (4.04%) Hibernate
8 37 (3.73%) Web Services
9 36 (3.63%) STL
9 36 (3.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 35 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
11 33 (3.33%) Middleware
12 27 (2.72%) JMS
13 23 (2.32%) HTML5
13 23 (2.32%) J2EE
14 20 (2.02%) FpML
14 20 (2.02%) WinForms
15 15 (1.51%) Java EE
15 15 (1.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 321 (32.39%) Derivative
2 239 (24.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 167 (16.85%) Equities
4 65 (6.56%) Credit Derivative
5 38 (3.83%) Credit Risk
6 35 (3.53%) Computer Science
7 34 (3.43%) Management Information System
8 32 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
9 26 (2.62%) Reference Data
10 24 (2.42%) Hedge funds
11 23 (2.32%) Market Risk
12 20 (2.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 18 (1.82%) Mathematics
14 16 (1.61%) Grid Computing
15 7 (0.71%) Economics
16 6 (0.61%) iPad
16 6 (0.61%) Physics
17 5 (0.50%) Statistics
17 5 (0.50%) Client/Server
17 5 (0.50%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 169 (17.05%) UNIX
2 113 (11.40%) Linux
3 108 (10.90%) Windows
4 30 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (0.50%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.20%) SUSE
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (13.32%) Multithreading
2 118 (11.91%) Low Latency
3 110 (11.10%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (9.99%) Asset Management
5 97 (9.79%) Electronic Trading
6 82 (8.27%) Project Management
7 80 (8.07%) TDD
8 77 (7.77%) Business Analysis
9 74 (7.47%) Risk Management
10 68 (6.86%) Analytics
11 63 (6.36%) Investment Management
12 54 (5.45%) Change Management
13 50 (5.05%) OO
14 49 (4.94%) Data Analysis
15 47 (4.74%) Migration
16 45 (4.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 41 (4.14%) Fund Management
18 39 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
19 36 (3.63%) Portfolio Management
20 34 (3.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 350 (35.32%) SQL
2 259 (26.14%) Java
3 199 (20.08%) C#
4 171 (17.26%) C++
5 107 (10.80%) Python
6 79 (7.97%) VBA
7 73 (7.37%) Perl
8 34 (3.43%) JavaScript
9 25 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 19 (1.92%) VC++
10 19 (1.92%) Scala
11 17 (1.72%) VB
11 17 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.81%) C
13 8 (0.81%) Korn
14 5 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.50%) XAML
14 5 (0.50%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 100 (10.09%) Degree
2 7 (0.71%) PhD
3 6 (0.61%) ISEB
3 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.50%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.50%) CIMA
5 4 (0.40%) CFA
6 3 (0.30%) MCSE
6 3 (0.30%) CISSP
7 2 (0.20%) CISA
7 2 (0.20%) ACCA
7 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.10%) GCIA
8 1 (0.10%) MCP
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.10%) PMP
8 1 (0.10%) CNA
8 1 (0.10%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.54%) EMIR
2 41 (4.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 32 (3.23%) QA
4 8 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.71%) Basel III
6 6 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.40%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.40%) Basel II
8 2 (0.20%) MiFID
9 1 (0.10%) GCP
9 1 (0.10%) FATCA
9 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.20%) NFS
4 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 18 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.61%) Control-M
4 5 (0.50%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.40%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.20%) Puppet
6 2 (0.20%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (0.10%) Nagios
7 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.10%) SCCM
7 1 (0.10%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 153 (15.44%) Oracle
2 92 (9.28%) TIBCO
3 73 (7.37%) Sybase
4 65 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 61 (6.16%) ION Trading
6 55 (5.55%) Reuters
7 51 (5.15%) Bloomberg
8 40 (4.04%) MarketAxess
9 36 (3.63%) Charles River
10 31 (3.13%) Red Hat
11 27 (2.72%) eSpeed
12 25 (2.52%) thinkFolio
13 19 (1.92%) Tableau
14 15 (1.51%) Murex
15 12 (1.21%) Fidessa
15 12 (1.21%) DataSynapse
16 11 (1.11%) Tradeweb
17 10 (1.01%) Remedy
17 10 (1.01%) HP
18 8 (0.81%) Calypso
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