Period
to 19 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fixed Income
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 267 320
Rank change year-on-year -47 +53 -69
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 737 823 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.96% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 2.84% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 619 580
England median daily rate £620 £620 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.42% +3.26%
10th Percentile £475 £460 £413
90th Percentile £750 £763 £725
UK median daily rate £600 £620 £588
% change year-on-year -3.23% +5.53% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £52.50 -

Fixed Income is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,640 28,955 32,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.15% 33.73% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,961 18,933 21,754
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.09%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £634 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +3.21% +2.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1,023 1,176
England median hourly rate £21.90 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.20 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £20.97 £21.17
% change year-on-year +3.91% -0.94% +20.97%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Fixed Income as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fixed Income in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fixed Income in England over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -43 732 £620 - 120
North West - 3 £525 - 5
North of England - 3 £525 - 5
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 360 (48.85%) Finance
2 356 (48.30%) Front Office
3 283 (38.40%) Banking
4 240 (32.56%) C#
5 230 (31.21%) SQL
6 224 (30.39%) Derivative
7 185 (25.10%) Investment Banking
8 179 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
9 178 (24.15%) Java
10 149 (20.22%) Python
11 147 (19.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 144 (19.54%) Equities
13 142 (19.27%) C++
13 142 (19.27%) Asset Management
14 133 (18.05%) SQL Server
15 122 (16.55%) Electronic Trading
16 115 (15.60%) JavaScript
17 107 (14.52%) .NET
18 99 (13.43%) Linux
18 99 (13.43%) Multithreading
19 86 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
20 81 (10.99%) Analytics
21 80 (10.85%) Microsoft Excel
22 78 (10.58%) Business Analysis
23 73 (9.91%) Windows
24 70 (9.50%) AngularJS
25 68 (9.23%) Risk Management
26 67 (9.09%) WPF
27 64 (8.68%) Investment Management
27 64 (8.68%) VBA

Fixed Income
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
2 5 (0.68%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.54%) Confluence
3 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.41%) IIS
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.27%) Apache
5 2 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.14%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 80 (10.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.85%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 45 (6.11%) thinkFolio
2 26 (3.53%) ION MarketView
3 24 (3.26%) Markit EDM
4 15 (2.04%) Eagle PACE
5 13 (1.76%) SimCorp Dimension
6 10 (1.36%) Front Arena
6 10 (1.36%) PolarLake
7 9 (1.22%) Bloomberg AIM
7 9 (1.22%) Summit
8 6 (0.81%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 6 (0.81%) RMDS
9 5 (0.68%) SunGard Martini
10 4 (0.54%) Global One
10 4 (0.54%) Orchestrade
11 2 (0.27%) BondVision
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.27%) SunGard GMI
12 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
12 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.68%) SaaS
3 3 (0.41%) NuGet
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) npm
4 1 (0.14%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.68%) LAN
1 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.54%) Internet
3 3 (0.41%) Broadband
3 3 (0.41%) HTTP
3 3 (0.41%) Intranet
3 3 (0.41%) PPP
3 3 (0.41%) VPN
4 1 (0.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (2.85%) MongoDB
5 20 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.17%) Blockchain
9 14 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.90%) NoSQL
9 14 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.36%) KDB
11 9 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.09%) Big Data
13 6 (0.81%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (4.48%) Subversion
2 30 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.93%) TeamCity
4 25 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 24 (3.26%) JIRA
6 21 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.90%) JUnit
9 13 (1.76%) Visual Studio
10 10 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (1.22%) Maven
11 9 (1.22%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.95%) EasyMock
12 7 (0.95%) Mockito
13 6 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.68%) Grunt
14 5 (0.68%) gulp
14 5 (0.68%) IntelliJ
14 5 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 360 (48.85%) Finance
2 356 (48.30%) Front Office
3 283 (38.40%) Banking
4 185 (25.10%) Investment Banking
5 46 (6.24%) Back Office
6 33 (4.48%) Financial Institution
7 20 (2.71%) Retail
8 10 (1.36%) Legal
9 8 (1.09%) Marketing
10 7 (0.95%) French Language
11 4 (0.54%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.27%) Advertising
13 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.14%) International Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 403 (54.68%) Developer
2 199 (27.00%) Analyst
3 129 (17.50%) Business Analyst
4 117 (15.88%) C# Developer
5 90 (12.21%) Java Developer
6 71 (9.63%) Senior Developer
7 62 (8.41%) C++ Developer
8 49 (6.65%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
9 46 (6.24%) Quantitative Developer
10 44 (5.97%) Front Office Developer
11 43 (5.83%) Python Developer
12 37 (5.02%) SQL Developer
13 32 (4.34%) .NET Developer
14 31 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
14 31 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
15 30 (4.07%) C++ Quantitative Developer
15 30 (4.07%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 30 (4.07%) VBA Developer
16 29 (3.93%) Pricing Developer
17 28 (3.80%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (14.52%) .NET
2 70 (9.50%) AngularJS
3 67 (9.09%) WPF
4 63 (8.55%) HTML
5 48 (6.51%) HTML5
6 41 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
7 40 (5.43%) CSS
8 39 (5.29%) WCF
9 32 (4.34%) .NET Framework
9 32 (4.34%) ASP.NET
10 31 (4.21%) Spring
11 27 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (3.39%) XML
13 20 (2.71%) Ajax
13 20 (2.71%) React
14 17 (2.31%) Entity Framework
14 17 (2.31%) REST
14 17 (2.31%) Silverlight
15 16 (2.17%) jQuery
15 16 (2.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 224 (30.39%) Derivative
2 147 (19.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 144 (19.54%) Equities
4 86 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (7.73%) Computer Science
6 55 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (5.56%) Hedge funds
8 31 (4.21%) Equity Derivative
9 29 (3.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 23 (3.12%) Market Risk
11 21 (2.85%) Credit Risk
12 18 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
13 17 (2.31%) Exotic Derivative
13 17 (2.31%) Management Information System
14 15 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (1.76%) User Experience
16 13 (1.76%) Virtual Team
17 12 (1.63%) Credit Derivative
18 11 (1.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 99 (13.43%) Linux
2 73 (9.91%) Windows
3 53 (7.19%) Unix
4 3 (0.41%) Android
5 2 (0.27%) Solaris
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (19.27%) Asset Management
3 122 (16.55%) Electronic Trading
4 99 (13.43%) Multithreading
5 81 (10.99%) Analytics
6 78 (10.58%) Business Analysis
7 68 (9.23%) Risk Management
8 64 (8.68%) Investment Management
9 61 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
10 56 (7.60%) SDLC
11 54 (7.33%) Quantitative Research
12 52 (7.06%) Test Automation
13 50 (6.78%) Low Latency
13 50 (6.78%) Software Engineering
14 49 (6.65%) User Acceptance Testing
15 46 (6.24%) MVVM
16 44 (5.97%) Change Management
17 43 (5.83%) OO
18 40 (5.43%) E-Commerce
19 37 (5.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 240 (32.56%) C#
2 230 (31.21%) SQL
3 178 (24.15%) Java
4 149 (20.22%) Python
5 142 (19.27%) C++
6 115 (15.60%) JavaScript
7 64 (8.68%) VBA
8 39 (5.29%) TypeScript
9 25 (3.39%) Perl
9 25 (3.39%) Scala
9 25 (3.39%) T-SQL
10 23 (3.12%) Java 8
11 21 (2.85%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.31%) C
13 9 (1.22%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.95%) VB
16 5 (0.68%) Ada
16 5 (0.68%) ES6
16 5 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 62 (8.41%) Degree
2 12 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.22%) PhD
3 9 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.95%) CFA
5 7 (0.95%) MBA
6 5 (0.68%) PMP
7 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.14%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.29%) MiFID
2 26 (3.53%) QA
3 16 (2.17%) EMIR
4 9 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (1.22%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.68%) PMO
5 5 (0.68%) SLA
6 4 (0.54%) IFRS
7 3 (0.41%) Basel III
7 3 (0.41%) FATCA
8 2 (0.27%) GDPR
9 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.81%) Docker
2 3 (0.41%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.54%) Ansible
2 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.14%) Kibana
2 1 (0.14%) logstash
2 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 61 (8.28%) Oracle
2 52 (7.06%) Bloomberg
3 46 (6.24%) Charles River
4 42 (5.70%) ION Trading
5 32 (4.34%) Microsoft
6 30 (4.07%) SimCorp
7 21 (2.85%) Murex
8 17 (2.31%) Calypso
8 17 (2.31%) TIBCO
9 12 (1.63%) FXall
9 12 (1.63%) Tradeweb
10 11 (1.49%) DevExpress
11 10 (1.36%) Sybase
11 10 (1.36%) Telerik
12 7 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.95%) Fidessa
12 7 (0.95%) Reuters
12 7 (0.95%) SunGard
13 6 (0.81%) GoldenSource
13 6 (0.81%) MarketAxess