Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 201 281 314
Rank change year-on-year +80 +33 -12
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 533 534 744
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.38% 0.89% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.02% 2.79% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 396 565
Median daily rate £650 £675 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £438 £500 £500
90th Percentile £800 £800 £775
UK median daily rate £650 £675 £650
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 13,261 19,109 28,856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.30% 31.80% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,854 12,572 19,410
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £250 £250 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 797 898
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.57 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.22% +6.54% -3.60%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.44 £11.85
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +15.56% +11.14% -3.60%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +49 533 £650 -3.70% 41
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 366 (68.67%) Front Office
2 341 (63.98%) Java
3 326 (61.16%) Finance
4 254 (47.65%) Derivative
5 247 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
6 234 (43.90%) Equities
7 232 (43.53%) Python
8 207 (38.84%) AWS
9 199 (37.34%) JavaScript
10 198 (37.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 194 (36.40%) Software Engineering
12 193 (36.21%) Web Services
13 188 (35.27%) Asset Management
14 182 (34.15%) Banking
15 170 (31.89%) React
16 151 (28.33%) AngularJS
17 146 (27.39%) Investment Management
18 142 (26.64%) SQL
19 137 (25.70%) Investment Banking
20 129 (24.20%) Electronic Trading
20 129 (24.20%) Hedge funds
21 119 (22.33%) Vue.js
22 106 (19.89%) Kotlin
23 91 (17.07%) Analytics
24 83 (15.57%) Azure
25 75 (14.07%) C#
26 74 (13.88%) Node.js
26 74 (13.88%) TypeScript
27 71 (13.32%) Low Latency
28 65 (12.20%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 61 (11.44%) Apache
2 37 (6.94%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.38%) Red Hat Fuse
4 17 (3.19%) Mule
5 16 (3.00%) JBoss
6 13 (2.44%) Confluence
7 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.38%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) InVision
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 18 (3.38%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.31%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.94%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg AIM
4 3 (0.56%) FINCAD Analytics
5 2 (0.38%) Eikon
5 2 (0.38%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.19%) LongView
6 1 (0.19%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.19%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 207 (38.84%) AWS
2 83 (15.57%) Azure
3 65 (12.20%) Serverless
4 64 (12.01%) AWS Lambda
5 63 (11.82%) GCP
6 61 (11.44%) Amazon EC2
6 61 (11.44%) Amazon S3
7 17 (3.19%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.56%) NuGet
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.44%) FIX Connectivity
2 9 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.56%) SSL
4 2 (0.38%) Multicast
5 1 (0.19%) AMQP
5 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 58 (10.88%) Apache Ignite
3 50 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 28 (5.25%) NoSQL
5 27 (5.07%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.38%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.00%) MySQL
8 11 (2.06%) Tableau
9 8 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.50%) Tableau Desktop
9 8 (1.50%) Tableau Server
10 6 (1.13%) KDB
11 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
14 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.82%) Maven
3 30 (5.63%) JIRA
4 15 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (2.81%) Cucumber
4 15 (2.81%) Subversion
5 12 (2.25%) FishEye
5 12 (2.25%) Hudson
5 12 (2.25%) jMock
5 12 (2.25%) JUnit
6 8 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.31%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.31%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.94%) RStudio
9 4 (0.75%) Ant
9 4 (0.75%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.75%) git-flow
9 4 (0.75%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.75%) Moq
9 4 (0.75%) Robot Framework
General
1 366 (68.67%) Front Office
2 326 (61.16%) Finance
3 182 (34.15%) Banking
4 137 (25.70%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.81%) Back Office
6 6 (1.13%) Legal
7 5 (0.94%) Private Banking
8 4 (0.75%) Advertising
8 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.75%) Retail
9 2 (0.38%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 408 (76.55%) Developer
2 143 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 128 (24.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 128 (24.02%) Software Engineer
4 114 (21.39%) Python Developer
5 93 (17.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 82 (15.38%) Front Office Developer
7 80 (15.01%) Python Engineer
8 70 (13.13%) Python Software Engineer
9 61 (11.44%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 57 (10.69%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 51 (9.57%) JavaScript Engineer
12 47 (8.82%) Analyst
13 42 (7.88%) Senior Developer
14 33 (6.19%) Business Analyst
15 30 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
17 24 (4.50%) .NET Developer
17 24 (4.50%) C# Developer
18 22 (4.13%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (36.21%) Web Services
2 170 (31.89%) React
3 151 (28.33%) AngularJS
4 119 (22.33%) Vue.js
5 74 (13.88%) Node.js
6 51 (9.57%) .NET
7 44 (8.26%) Protocol Buffers
8 38 (7.13%) Middleware
9 36 (6.75%) FIX Protocol
9 36 (6.75%) gRPC
9 36 (6.75%) Spring
10 26 (4.88%) Shiny
11 23 (4.32%) Hibernate
11 23 (4.32%) XML
12 22 (4.13%) .NET Core
12 22 (4.13%) JMS
13 19 (3.56%) Apache Camel
13 19 (3.56%) REST
14 17 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (3.19%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 254 (47.65%) Derivative
2 234 (43.90%) Equities
3 198 (37.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 129 (24.20%) Hedge funds
5 45 (8.44%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (5.07%) Credit Derivative
8 17 (3.19%) Blog
9 16 (3.00%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.69%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.69%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (1.31%) Reference Data
14 6 (1.13%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.94%) OTC Derivatives
16 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
17 3 (0.56%) Market Risk
17 3 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.38%) Linux
2 33 (6.19%) Unix
3 8 (1.50%) Windows
4 2 (0.38%) CentOS
4 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (36.40%) Software Engineering
3 188 (35.27%) Asset Management
4 146 (27.39%) Investment Management
5 129 (24.20%) Electronic Trading
6 91 (17.07%) Analytics
7 71 (13.32%) Low Latency
8 59 (11.07%) Multithreading
9 49 (9.19%) SDLC
10 43 (8.07%) DevOps
11 42 (7.88%) TDD
12 41 (7.69%) OO
13 38 (7.13%) Migration
14 36 (6.75%) Performance Attribution
15 35 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (6.19%) Test Automation
17 32 (6.00%) Open Source
18 30 (5.63%) Microservices
19 27 (5.07%) BDD
19 27 (5.07%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 341 (63.98%) Java
2 232 (43.53%) Python
3 199 (37.34%) JavaScript
4 142 (26.64%) SQL
5 106 (19.89%) Kotlin
6 75 (14.07%) C#
7 74 (13.88%) TypeScript
8 58 (10.88%) C++
9 49 (9.19%) Scala
10 30 (5.63%) R
11 22 (4.13%) Clojure
12 16 (3.00%) VBA
13 8 (1.50%) Java 9
13 8 (1.50%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.31%) C
14 7 (1.31%) Go
15 6 (1.13%) VB
16 5 (0.94%) Ada
16 5 (0.94%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (2.25%) Degree
2 4 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (0.75%) PhD
3 3 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.19%) QA
2 4 (0.75%) MiFID
2 4 (0.75%) PMO
3 3 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.38%) UCITS
5 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.19%) EMIR
System Software
1 60 (11.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 61 (11.44%) Kubernetes
2 40 (7.50%) Terraform
3 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (10.51%) Bloomberg
2 40 (7.50%) ION Trading
3 23 (4.32%) Oracle
4 20 (3.75%) Murex
5 17 (3.19%) Sybase
6 15 (2.81%) TIBCO
7 14 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.63%) Google
8 8 (1.50%) Reuters
9 5 (0.94%) Telerik
10 4 (0.75%) FactSet
10 4 (0.75%) Solace
11 3 (0.56%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.56%) Charles River
11 3 (0.56%) Dataiku
11 3 (0.56%) MarketAxess
11 3 (0.56%) Microsoft
12 2 (0.38%) eSpeed
12 2 (0.38%) IBM
12 2 (0.38%) Tradeweb