Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 385 314
Rank change year-on-year +187 -71 -56
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 589 544 746
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.37% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.19% 2.02% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 366 552
Median daily rate £675 £625 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £500 £491 £463
90th Percentile £803 £763 £750
UK median daily rate £675 £625 £625
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +2.04%
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 14,074 26,977 30,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.64% 32.19% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,797 17,462 19,762
Median daily rate £475 £475 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.39% +4.11%
10th Percentile £256 £285 £275
90th Percentile £700 £670 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 654 908 960
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.96 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.85% -4.75% +11.90%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £11.60
90th Percentile £52.85 £51.25 £50.80
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £21.90
% change year-on-year +34.15% -6.39% +9.50%

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +130 587 £675 +8.00% 38
North of England +81 1 - -
North West +49 1 - -
South West - 1 £350 -
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 465 (78.95%) Front Office
2 386 (65.53%) Finance
3 378 (64.18%) Java
4 377 (64.01%) Agile Software Development
5 305 (51.78%) Asset Management
6 300 (50.93%) Derivative
7 290 (49.24%) Web Services
8 282 (47.88%) AWS
9 273 (46.35%) Equities
10 245 (41.60%) Python
11 244 (41.43%) Hedge funds
12 242 (41.09%) Software Engineering
13 218 (37.01%) Banking
14 214 (36.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 208 (35.31%) JavaScript
16 175 (29.71%) React
17 172 (29.20%) SQL
18 165 (28.01%) Investment Banking
19 162 (27.50%) Investment Management
20 156 (26.49%) AngularJS
21 154 (26.15%) DevOps
22 151 (25.64%) Decision-Making
23 124 (21.05%) C#
24 121 (20.54%) Electronic Trading
25 115 (19.52%) Azure
26 111 (18.85%) R
27 110 (18.68%) Portfolio Management
28 105 (17.83%) Business Analysis
29 102 (17.32%) GCP
30 101 (17.15%) J2EE

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 16 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
2 15 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (1.53%) IIS
4 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
Applications
1 34 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.17%) InVision
4 1 (0.17%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 44 (7.47%) Markit EDM
2 25 (4.24%) SimCorp Dimension
3 18 (3.06%) PolarLake
4 11 (1.87%) Eagle PACE
5 8 (1.36%) FINCAD Analytics
5 8 (1.36%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.85%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.34%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.34%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 282 (47.88%) AWS
2 115 (19.52%) Azure
3 102 (17.32%) GCP
4 87 (14.77%) Amazon SQS
4 87 (14.77%) AWS Lambda
4 87 (14.77%) Serverless
5 82 (13.92%) Amazon ECS
6 79 (13.41%) Amazon EC2
6 79 (13.41%) OpenShift
7 77 (13.07%) Amazon S3
8 67 (11.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.36%) AWS Step Functions
10 3 (0.51%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.17%) npm
12 1 (0.17%) PaaS
12 1 (0.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.51%) RTMP
2 2 (0.34%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (15.45%) Amazon RDS
2 84 (14.26%) SQL Server
3 83 (14.09%) Amazon Redshift
4 27 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 27 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.89%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (2.38%) Amazon Athena
9 13 (2.21%) Tick Data
10 10 (1.70%) Redis
11 8 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
12 7 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.19%) Big Data
12 7 (1.19%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.19%) DB2
12 7 (1.19%) HBase
12 7 (1.19%) MariaDB
12 7 (1.19%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 94 (15.96%) RStudio
2 79 (13.41%) Artifactory
3 74 (12.56%) Jenkins
4 44 (7.47%) Git (software)
5 29 (4.92%) TeamCity
6 26 (4.41%) Subversion
7 19 (3.23%) JIRA
8 15 (2.55%) Moq
9 14 (2.38%) JUnit
10 12 (2.04%) Maven
11 7 (1.19%) Ant
11 7 (1.19%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.68%) NUnit
12 4 (0.68%) tSQLt
13 3 (0.51%) Mockito
13 3 (0.51%) Selenium
13 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.51%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.34%) Gradle
General
1 465 (78.95%) Front Office
2 386 (65.53%) Finance
3 218 (37.01%) Banking
4 165 (28.01%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.40%) Back Office
6 7 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.85%) Legal
8 2 (0.34%) Retail
9 1 (0.17%) Advertising
9 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 382 (64.86%) Developer
2 191 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 147 (24.96%) AWS Developer
4 101 (17.15%) AWS Engineer
5 86 (14.60%) Front Office Developer
6 75 (12.73%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 64 (10.87%) Python Developer
8 59 (10.02%) JavaScript Developer
9 58 (9.85%) Software Engineer
10 52 (8.83%) C# Developer
10 52 (8.83%) Senior Developer
11 51 (8.66%) Analyst
12 49 (8.32%) Python Engineer
13 45 (7.64%) Architect
13 45 (7.64%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 45 (7.64%) Java Engineer
14 42 (7.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 39 (6.62%) Java Software Developer
15 39 (6.62%) Lead Developer
15 39 (6.62%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (49.24%) Web Services
2 175 (29.71%) React
3 156 (26.49%) AngularJS
4 101 (17.15%) J2EE
5 100 (16.98%) .NET
6 95 (16.13%) Vue.js
7 69 (11.71%) Node.js
8 65 (11.04%) J2SE
9 33 (5.60%) FIX Protocol
9 33 (5.60%) HTML
10 29 (4.92%) WPF
11 26 (4.41%) ASP.NET
12 24 (4.07%) .NET Core
13 20 (3.40%) Redux
14 19 (3.23%) Reactive Extensions
15 18 (3.06%) HTML5
16 14 (2.38%) ASP.NET Core
16 14 (2.38%) REST
17 13 (2.21%) Spring
18 12 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 300 (50.93%) Derivative
2 273 (46.35%) Equities
3 244 (41.43%) Hedge funds
4 214 (36.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 54 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
6 46 (7.81%) Reference Data
7 41 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (6.62%) Blog
9 28 (4.75%) User Experience
10 27 (4.58%) Equity Derivative
10 27 (4.58%) OTC Derivatives
11 24 (4.07%) Algorithms
12 14 (2.38%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.87%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.70%) Credit Risk
15 9 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
16 7 (1.19%) Market Risk
17 5 (0.85%) Virtual Team
18 2 (0.34%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.43%) Linux
2 17 (2.89%) Windows
3 9 (1.53%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (64.01%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (51.78%) Asset Management
3 242 (41.09%) Software Engineering
4 162 (27.50%) Investment Management
5 154 (26.15%) DevOps
6 151 (25.64%) Decision-Making
7 121 (20.54%) Electronic Trading
8 110 (18.68%) Portfolio Management
9 105 (17.83%) Business Analysis
10 75 (12.73%) TDD
11 69 (11.71%) Front End Development
12 68 (11.54%) Analytics
13 67 (11.38%) Deployment Automation
14 60 (10.19%) Multithreading
15 59 (10.02%) Scrum
16 54 (9.17%) Microservices
17 47 (7.98%) Migration
18 46 (7.81%) Fintech
19 43 (7.30%) Risk Analysis
20 40 (6.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 378 (64.18%) Java
2 245 (41.60%) Python
3 208 (35.31%) JavaScript
4 172 (29.20%) SQL
5 124 (21.05%) C#
6 111 (18.85%) R
7 38 (6.45%) C++
8 31 (5.26%) VBA
9 28 (4.75%) T-SQL
10 25 (4.24%) TypeScript
11 22 (3.74%) Kotlin
12 17 (2.89%) MATLAB
12 17 (2.89%) Scala
13 8 (1.36%) Java 8
13 8 (1.36%) PHP
14 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.68%) VB
15 3 (0.51%) C
16 2 (0.34%) F#
16 2 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (1.36%) Degree
2 5 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.51%) ISEB
4 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.36%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) UCITS
3 2 (0.34%) MiFID
4 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 99 (16.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 84 (14.26%) Kubernetes
2 80 (13.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 83 (14.09%) Oracle
2 70 (11.88%) Bloomberg
3 63 (10.70%) Google
4 45 (7.64%) Microsoft
5 34 (5.77%) ION Trading
6 29 (4.92%) Charles River
7 25 (4.24%) Calypso
7 25 (4.24%) SimCorp
8 23 (3.90%) GoldenSource
9 15 (2.55%) DevExpress
9 15 (2.55%) RedGate
10 12 (2.04%) Reuters
11 8 (1.36%) Sybase
12 7 (1.19%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
14 2 (0.34%) Cognizant
14 2 (0.34%) TIBCO
15 1 (0.17%) Adobe
15 1 (0.17%) Perforce
15 1 (0.17%) Solace