Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 212 372
Rank change year-on-year -45 +160 -62
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 971 1,125 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.05% 1.25% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 3.63% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 859 449
England median daily rate £625 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £475 £463 £425
90th Percentile £738 £725 £725
UK median daily rate £605 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +0.83% - +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £52.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +90.91% -50.67%
UK median hourly rate - £52.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +90.91% -50.67%

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 31,881 31,026 34,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.50% 34.45% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,082 20,476 22,604
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £283 £269 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 944 1,143
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.85 £46.70
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -28 969 £625 +4.17% 96
South East -14 1 £575 -4.17%
South West - 1 £385 -
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 469 (48.30%) Front Office
2 462 (47.58%) Finance
3 380 (39.13%) SQL
4 338 (34.81%) Banking
5 337 (34.71%) C#
6 335 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
7 288 (29.66%) Derivative
7 288 (29.66%) Java
8 233 (24.00%) Equities
9 205 (21.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 202 (20.80%) Investment Banking
11 195 (20.08%) .NET
12 186 (19.16%) Asset Management
13 173 (17.82%) SQL Server
14 171 (17.61%) C++
15 164 (16.89%) Python
16 155 (15.96%) JavaScript
17 152 (15.65%) Windows
18 134 (13.80%) Linux
19 133 (13.70%) Electronic Trading
20 130 (13.39%) TDD
21 127 (13.08%) SDLC
22 125 (12.87%) AngularJS
23 118 (12.15%) Multithreading
24 117 (12.05%) Subversion
25 114 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
26 107 (11.02%) Oracle
27 102 (10.50%) TeamCity
28 100 (10.30%) HTML
29 98 (10.09%) Spring

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 (2.37%) Tomcat
2 22 (2.27%) Confluence
3 16 (1.65%) JBoss
4 15 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.44%) Mule
6 13 (1.34%) IIS
7 9 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.51%) MTS
11 4 (0.41%) Apache
11 4 (0.41%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.31%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.10%) Content Management Server
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 28 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) InVision
5 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 56 (5.77%) ION MarketView
2 43 (4.43%) thinkFolio
3 31 (3.19%) Markit EDM
4 16 (1.65%) Bloomberg AIM
4 16 (1.65%) Eagle PACE
4 16 (1.65%) PolarLake
5 14 (1.44%) Front Arena
6 11 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.93%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 8 (0.82%) Eikon
8 8 (0.82%) LatentZero
9 7 (0.72%) Global One
9 7 (0.72%) SunGard Martini
10 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.21%) Minerva
11 2 (0.21%) RMDS
12 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
12 1 (0.10%) Summit
12 1 (0.10%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 75 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.27%) NuGet
3 21 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.82%) SaaS
6 6 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (0.62%) Serverless
7 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.31%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.31%) GitHub
8 3 (0.31%) Route 53
8 3 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.21%) npm
9 2 (0.21%) Office 365
9 2 (0.21%) PaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.13%) AMQP
2 10 (1.03%) HTTP
3 9 (0.93%) DNS
4 7 (0.72%) VPN
5 6 (0.62%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.51%) Firewall
7 4 (0.41%) Internet
7 4 (0.41%) Intranet
7 4 (0.41%) LAN
7 4 (0.41%) MPLS
7 4 (0.41%) Network Security
7 4 (0.41%) RTMP
7 4 (0.41%) WAN
8 3 (0.31%) Broadband
8 3 (0.31%) DHCP
8 3 (0.31%) Multicast
8 3 (0.31%) VLAN
9 2 (0.21%) DMZ
9 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.10%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 91 (9.37%) Relational Database
3 71 (7.31%) MongoDB
4 64 (6.59%) NoSQL
5 33 (3.40%) RDBMS
5 33 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (2.16%) MySQL
9 20 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.44%) Big Data
12 13 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.24%) Riak
14 10 (1.03%) Data Mining
14 10 (1.03%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (0.82%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.82%) HBase
16 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 117 (12.05%) Subversion
2 102 (10.50%) TeamCity
3 69 (7.11%) JIRA
4 64 (6.59%) Git (software)
5 61 (6.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 56 (5.77%) JUnit
7 54 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 54 (5.56%) Maven
8 49 (5.05%) MSBuild
9 25 (2.57%) Hudson
10 22 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 22 (2.27%) Visual Studio
11 19 (1.96%) NUnit
12 18 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
13 17 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (1.54%) jMock
14 15 (1.54%) Selenium
14 15 (1.54%) SpecFlow
15 13 (1.34%) FishEye
16 12 (1.24%) Mockito
General
1 469 (48.30%) Front Office
2 462 (47.58%) Finance
3 338 (34.81%) Banking
4 202 (20.80%) Investment Banking
5 62 (6.39%) Back Office
6 42 (4.33%) Financial Institution
7 26 (2.68%) Retail
8 12 (1.24%) Legal
8 12 (1.24%) Prime Brokerage
9 7 (0.72%) Advertising
10 6 (0.62%) Law
11 5 (0.51%) Marketing
12 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.10%) Games
13 1 (0.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 638 (65.71%) Developer
2 193 (19.88%) Analyst
3 190 (19.57%) C# Developer
4 184 (18.95%) Java Developer
5 115 (11.84%) C++ Developer
6 97 (9.99%) Business Analyst
7 92 (9.47%) Front Office Developer
8 90 (9.27%) Senior Developer
9 68 (7.00%) .NET Developer
10 52 (5.36%) SQL Developer
11 49 (5.05%) Angular Developer
11 49 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 49 (5.05%) JavaScript Developer
12 42 (4.33%) Support Analyst
13 38 (3.91%) Front Office C++ Developer
13 38 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
14 37 (3.81%) Banking Analyst
14 37 (3.81%) Python Developer
14 37 (3.81%) Quantitative Developer
15 31 (3.19%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (20.08%) .NET
2 125 (12.87%) AngularJS
3 100 (10.30%) HTML
4 98 (10.09%) Spring
5 91 (9.37%) WPF
6 76 (7.83%) HTML5
6 76 (7.83%) XML
7 72 (7.42%) WCF
8 69 (7.11%) Web Services
9 61 (6.28%) .NET Framework
9 61 (6.28%) Middleware
10 58 (5.97%) CSS
11 50 (5.15%) Node.js
12 48 (4.94%) REST
13 44 (4.53%) STL
14 40 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (4.12%) FIX Protocol
14 40 (4.12%) JMS
14 40 (4.12%) React
15 38 (3.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 288 (29.66%) Derivative
2 233 (24.00%) Equities
3 205 (21.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 85 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (5.77%) Equity Derivative
5 56 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
5 56 (5.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 48 (4.94%) Market Risk
7 44 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (4.22%) Exotic Derivative
9 40 (4.12%) OTC Derivatives
10 37 (3.81%) Computer Science
11 33 (3.40%) Hedge funds
12 30 (3.09%) Credit Risk
13 27 (2.78%) Data Structures
14 20 (2.06%) Fintech
15 18 (1.85%) User Experience
16 13 (1.34%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.82%) Grid Computing
17 8 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 152 (15.65%) Windows
2 134 (13.80%) Linux
3 95 (9.78%) Unix
4 16 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.51%) Solaris
6 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.31%) Android
7 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (19.16%) Asset Management
3 133 (13.70%) Electronic Trading
4 130 (13.39%) TDD
5 127 (13.08%) SDLC
6 118 (12.15%) Multithreading
7 114 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (8.75%) DevOps
8 85 (8.75%) OO
9 83 (8.55%) Migration
10 82 (8.44%) Analytics
10 82 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (8.34%) Test Automation
12 75 (7.72%) Investment Management
13 70 (7.21%) Low Latency
14 69 (7.11%) Software Engineering
15 67 (6.90%) Scrum
16 50 (5.15%) Web Development
17 49 (5.05%) Front End Development
17 49 (5.05%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 380 (39.13%) SQL
2 337 (34.71%) C#
3 288 (29.66%) Java
4 171 (17.61%) C++
5 164 (16.89%) Python
6 155 (15.96%) JavaScript
7 75 (7.72%) TypeScript
8 47 (4.84%) T-SQL
9 46 (4.74%) Java 8
10 38 (3.91%) C
11 34 (3.50%) Scala
12 31 (3.19%) VBA
13 30 (3.09%) PowerShell
14 29 (2.99%) VC++
15 26 (2.68%) Shell Script
16 23 (2.37%) Bash Shell
16 23 (2.37%) Perl
17 11 (1.13%) R
18 4 (0.41%) Ada
18 4 (0.41%) APL
Qualifications
1 68 (7.00%) Degree
2 8 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (0.82%) PhD
3 6 (0.62%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.41%) A+ Certification
4 4 (0.41%) MBA
4 4 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.41%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.31%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (0.31%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (0.21%) CFA
6 2 (0.21%) ISEB
6 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.10%) CCNP
7 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.06%) QA
2 19 (1.96%) MiFID
3 11 (1.13%) SLA
4 6 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.51%) EMIR
6 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.10%) Basel III
6 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) PMO
6 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (4.94%) Docker
2 10 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.41%) Platform Symphony
5 3 (0.31%) SRDF
5 3 (0.31%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.10%) HDFS
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (2.16%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.24%) Terraform
3 8 (0.82%) Control-M
4 6 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.41%) Ansible
6 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.21%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.21%) Kibana
7 2 (0.21%) logstash
8 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.10%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 107 (11.02%) Oracle
2 76 (7.83%) Bloomberg
3 68 (7.00%) Microsoft
4 57 (5.87%) Charles River
5 54 (5.56%) ION Trading
6 47 (4.84%) Sybase
7 42 (4.33%) Murex
8 35 (3.60%) TIBCO
9 21 (2.16%) Atlassian
10 19 (1.96%) Calypso
11 17 (1.75%) FXall
11 17 (1.75%) SimCorp
12 15 (1.54%) Tradeweb
13 14 (1.44%) Reuters
14 11 (1.13%) Infragistics
15 10 (1.03%) FactSet
16 9 (0.93%) DevExpress
17 8 (0.82%) MarketAxess
17 8 (0.82%) Speakerbus
17 8 (0.82%) Wallstreet Suite