Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 236 218 383
Rank change year-on-year -18 +165 -66
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 498 570 561
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.13% 1.22% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.74% 4.26% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 507 380
10th Percentile £463 £500 £474
25th Percentile £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £650 £625
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% -
75th Percentile £744 £750 £700
90th Percentile £800 £800 £775
UK median daily rate £650 £650 £625
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 13,333 13,381 24,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.14% 28.74% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,915 8,840 16,339
10th Percentile £275 £250 £297
25th Percentile £388 £369 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £606 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.16% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 556 785
10th Percentile £12.38 £12.61 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.50 £15.98 £14.61
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.51 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.86% +2.44% -2.33%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £44.27
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.00 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £25.75 £22.14 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.29% +8.01% -4.65%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Fixed Income in England.

Daily rate trend for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Fixed Income in England over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Fixed Income in England.

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 10 May 2021. 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 -26 496 £650 - 54
East Midlands - 2 £575 -
Midlands - 2 £575 - 1
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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.

1 292 (58.63%) Front Office
2 262 (52.61%) Finance
3 241 (48.39%) Java
4 237 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
5 180 (36.14%) Equities
6 178 (35.74%) Banking
7 174 (34.94%) Derivative
8 161 (32.33%) Python
9 147 (29.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 147 (29.52%) SQL
10 134 (26.91%) JavaScript
11 129 (25.90%) AWS
12 128 (25.70%) Investment Banking
13 127 (25.50%) Electronic Trading
14 118 (23.69%) Analytics
15 115 (23.09%) Software Engineering
16 113 (22.69%) React
17 106 (21.29%) AngularJS
17 106 (21.29%) Asset Management
18 104 (20.88%) C#
19 99 (19.88%) Investment Management
20 98 (19.68%) Web Services
21 89 (17.87%) .NET
22 86 (17.27%) Azure
23 68 (13.65%) C++
23 68 (13.65%) Git (software)
24 67 (13.45%) Vue.js
25 65 (13.05%) TDD
26 62 (12.45%) SDLC
26 62 (12.45%) Multithreading

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 23 (4.62%) Apache
2 18 (3.61%) Red Hat Fuse
3 17 (3.41%) Apache Spark
4 15 (3.01%) Mule
5 13 (2.61%) JBoss
6 11 (2.21%) Confluence
7 7 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.40%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.81%) ION MarketView
2 10 (2.01%) SunGard Martini
3 9 (1.81%) Summit
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle FAH
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 5 (1.00%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.80%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.60%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.40%) Eikon
8 2 (0.40%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 129 (25.90%) AWS
2 86 (17.27%) Azure
3 51 (10.24%) GCP
4 28 (5.62%) AWS Lambda
4 28 (5.62%) Serverless
5 26 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (5.22%) Amazon S3
6 16 (3.21%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.60%) NuGet
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.61%) FIX Connectivity
1 8 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.60%) SSL
3 1 (0.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.22%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 30 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 24 (4.82%) Tableau
5 21 (4.22%) Tableau Desktop
5 21 (4.22%) Tableau Server
6 18 (3.61%) Apache Ignite
7 16 (3.21%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.81%) MySQL
9 12 (2.41%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.00%) KDB
12 5 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.40%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 68 (13.65%) Git (software)
2 45 (9.04%) JIRA
3 29 (5.82%) Subversion
4 21 (4.22%) Maven
4 21 (4.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (3.82%) TeamCity
6 18 (3.61%) Cucumber
7 16 (3.21%) Jenkins
7 16 (3.21%) JUnit
8 14 (2.81%) Bitbucket
9 13 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (2.41%) Moq
10 12 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
11 11 (2.21%) Visual Studio
12 10 (2.01%) CppUnit
12 10 (2.01%) FishEye
12 10 (2.01%) Hudson
12 10 (2.01%) jMock
13 8 (1.61%) Selenium
14 6 (1.20%) NUnit
General
1 292 (58.63%) Front Office
2 262 (52.61%) Finance
3 178 (35.74%) Banking
4 128 (25.70%) Investment Banking
5 54 (10.84%) Social Skills
6 43 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.41%) Back Office
8 9 (1.81%) Legal
9 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.00%) Retail
11 4 (0.80%) Advertising
11 4 (0.80%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.80%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.20%) Marketing
13 1 (0.20%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.20%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.20%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 364 (73.09%) Developer
2 127 (25.50%) Java Developer
3 100 (20.08%) Front Office Developer
4 81 (16.27%) Python Developer
5 63 (12.65%) JavaScript Developer
6 60 (12.05%) Analyst
7 54 (10.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 54 (10.84%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 54 (10.84%) Software Engineer
8 46 (9.24%) Senior Developer
9 44 (8.84%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 39 (7.83%) Python Engineer
11 37 (7.43%) .NET Developer
12 33 (6.63%) C# Developer
13 32 (6.43%) Python Software Engineer
14 31 (6.22%) Business Analyst
15 30 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
16 26 (5.22%) C++ Developer
17 20 (4.02%) JavaScript Engineer
17 20 (4.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (22.69%) React
2 106 (21.29%) AngularJS
3 98 (19.68%) Web Services
4 89 (17.87%) .NET
5 67 (13.45%) Vue.js
6 49 (9.84%) Middleware
7 42 (8.43%) Node.js
8 40 (8.03%) Spring
9 32 (6.43%) .NET Core
10 28 (5.62%) FIX Protocol
11 27 (5.42%) XML
12 26 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (5.22%) REST
13 25 (5.02%) Shiny
14 20 (4.02%) HTML
15 19 (3.82%) Apache Camel
15 19 (3.82%) Hibernate
15 19 (3.82%) Protocol Buffers
16 18 (3.61%) GraphQL
16 18 (3.61%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 180 (36.14%) Equities
2 174 (34.94%) Derivative
3 147 (29.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 61 (12.25%) Hedge funds
5 45 (9.04%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (5.02%) Algorithms
8 19 (3.82%) Credit Risk
9 12 (2.41%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.21%) User Experience
11 9 (1.81%) Credit Derivative
12 8 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
12 8 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.61%) Market Risk
13 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.20%) Reference Data
13 6 (1.20%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.00%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.40%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.40%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.24%) Linux
2 32 (6.43%) Unix
3 17 (3.41%) Windows
4 2 (0.40%) CentOS
4 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (25.50%) Electronic Trading
3 118 (23.69%) Analytics
4 115 (23.09%) Software Engineering
5 106 (21.29%) Asset Management
6 99 (19.88%) Investment Management
7 65 (13.05%) TDD
8 62 (12.45%) Multithreading
8 62 (12.45%) SDLC
9 60 (12.05%) Test Automation
10 59 (11.85%) DevOps
11 57 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (10.04%) Low Latency
13 44 (8.84%) Microservices
14 40 (8.03%) Multithreaded Programming
15 38 (7.63%) BDD
16 31 (6.22%) User Stories
17 29 (5.82%) Scrum
18 28 (5.62%) Migration
19 26 (5.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 241 (48.39%) Java
2 161 (32.33%) Python
3 147 (29.52%) SQL
4 134 (26.91%) JavaScript
5 104 (20.88%) C#
6 68 (13.65%) C++
7 58 (11.65%) TypeScript
8 56 (11.24%) Kotlin
9 32 (6.43%) Scala
10 25 (5.02%) R
11 19 (3.82%) Java 9
12 12 (2.41%) Perl
12 12 (2.41%) VBA
13 7 (1.41%) Go
13 7 (1.41%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.20%) Clojure
14 6 (1.20%) Java 8
14 6 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.00%) C
15 5 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (4.42%) Degree
2 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (0.60%) PhD
3 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.20%) CFA
5 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.01%) QA
2 7 (1.41%) MiFID
2 7 (1.41%) PMO
2 7 (1.41%) SLA
3 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.60%) IFRS
4 3 (0.60%) IFRS 9
4 3 (0.60%) UCITS
5 2 (0.40%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.20%) EMIR
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (9.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 39 (7.83%) Kubernetes
2 20 (4.02%) Terraform
3 2 (0.40%) Control-M
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (10.24%) ION Trading
2 46 (9.24%) Oracle
3 37 (7.43%) Bloomberg
4 26 (5.22%) TIBCO
5 18 (3.61%) Murex
6 15 (3.01%) Sybase
7 14 (2.81%) Atlassian
8 12 (2.41%) Microsoft
9 10 (2.01%) FIS
9 10 (2.01%) SunGard
10 7 (1.41%) DevExpress
11 6 (1.20%) Charles River
11 6 (1.20%) RedGate
12 4 (0.80%) Solace
12 4 (0.80%) Telerik
13 3 (0.60%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.60%) Google
13 3 (0.60%) Reuters
13 3 (0.60%) SAP
13 3 (0.60%) Tradeweb