Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 220 347
Rank change year-on-year -65 +127 -88
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 880 1,084 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.93% 1.23% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 3.56% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 821 495
England median daily rate £625 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £475 £463 £413
90th Percentile £750 £750 £713
UK median daily rate £625 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
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 32,566 30,464 34,726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.27% 34.48% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,395 19,915 23,021
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £278 £265 £258
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,034 1,043 1,131
England median hourly rate £22.94 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -49 877 £625 +4.17% 110
South East - 1 £575 - 1
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 426 (48.41%) Finance
2 407 (46.25%) Front Office
3 327 (37.16%) Banking
4 302 (34.32%) SQL
5 275 (31.25%) C#
6 266 (30.23%) Java
7 265 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
8 255 (28.98%) Derivative
9 192 (21.82%) Equities
10 188 (21.36%) Investment Banking
11 168 (19.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 156 (17.73%) JavaScript
13 155 (17.61%) Python
14 154 (17.50%) Asset Management
15 149 (16.93%) C++
16 147 (16.70%) Electronic Trading
17 144 (16.36%) SQL Server
18 136 (15.45%) .NET
19 120 (13.64%) Linux
20 117 (13.30%) Multithreading
21 116 (13.18%) Windows
22 112 (12.73%) AngularJS
23 105 (11.93%) TDD
23 105 (11.93%) SDLC
24 93 (10.57%) HTML
25 91 (10.34%) Analytics
26 87 (9.89%) Oracle
27 85 (9.66%) Unix
27 85 (9.66%) Relational Database
28 82 (9.32%) 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 20 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 18 (2.05%) Confluence
3 13 (1.48%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.36%) JBoss
5 10 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.02%) Mule
7 7 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.68%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.57%) MTS
9 5 (0.57%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.45%) Apache
10 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.34%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.34%) IIS
11 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.11%) CMS
13 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) InVision
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 57 (6.48%) ION MarketView
2 47 (5.34%) thinkFolio
3 26 (2.95%) Markit EDM
4 16 (1.82%) Eagle PACE
5 14 (1.59%) Front Arena
6 12 (1.36%) PolarLake
7 11 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (1.14%) Bloomberg AIM
9 9 (1.02%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 8 (0.91%) SunGard Martini
11 6 (0.68%) Global One
12 5 (0.57%) SimCorp Dimension
13 4 (0.45%) LatentZero
13 4 (0.45%) RMDS
14 3 (0.34%) Orchestrade
14 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 3 (0.34%) Summit
15 2 (0.23%) Eikon
15 2 (0.23%) Minerva
15 2 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.48%) NuGet
3 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.57%) SaaS
6 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.34%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.34%) GitHub
7 3 (0.34%) npm
7 3 (0.34%) Route 53
7 3 (0.34%) Serverless
7 3 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.23%) Yarn
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.02%) AMQP
2 8 (0.91%) HTTP
3 7 (0.80%) VPN
4 5 (0.57%) Firewall
5 4 (0.45%) Internet
5 4 (0.45%) Intranet
5 4 (0.45%) LAN
5 4 (0.45%) MPLS
5 4 (0.45%) Network Security
5 4 (0.45%) WAN
6 3 (0.34%) Broadband
6 3 (0.34%) DHCP
6 3 (0.34%) DNS
6 3 (0.34%) Multicast
6 3 (0.34%) RTMP
6 3 (0.34%) VLAN
7 1 (0.11%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.11%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 85 (9.66%) Relational Database
3 54 (6.14%) MongoDB
4 46 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 26 (2.95%) RDBMS
6 23 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.05%) MySQL
8 18 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (1.70%) Blockchain
11 13 (1.48%) Big Data
12 12 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.14%) Data Mining
13 10 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.02%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.91%) Riak
15 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.80%) HBase
Development Applications
1 71 (8.07%) Subversion
2 55 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 53 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 49 (5.57%) Jenkins
4 49 (5.57%) JIRA
5 47 (5.34%) Maven
6 46 (5.23%) JUnit
7 41 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (2.27%) MSBuild
9 16 (1.82%) Visual Studio
10 14 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (1.48%) Hudson
11 13 (1.48%) NUnit
11 13 (1.48%) SpecFlow
11 13 (1.48%) webpack
12 12 (1.36%) EasyMock
12 12 (1.36%) jMock
12 12 (1.36%) Mockito
12 12 (1.36%) Selenium
13 11 (1.25%) FishEye
General
1 426 (48.41%) Finance
2 407 (46.25%) Front Office
3 327 (37.16%) Banking
4 188 (21.36%) Investment Banking
5 54 (6.14%) Back Office
6 42 (4.77%) Financial Institution
7 30 (3.41%) Retail
8 13 (1.48%) Legal
9 12 (1.36%) Prime Brokerage
10 9 (1.02%) Marketing
11 6 (0.68%) Advertising
12 4 (0.45%) French Language
13 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 551 (62.61%) Developer
2 185 (21.02%) Analyst
3 168 (19.09%) Java Developer
4 139 (15.80%) C# Developer
5 106 (12.05%) Business Analyst
6 90 (10.23%) C++ Developer
7 89 (10.11%) Senior Developer
8 72 (8.18%) Front Office Developer
9 50 (5.68%) .NET Developer
9 50 (5.68%) Angular Developer
10 49 (5.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 46 (5.23%) Quantitative Developer
12 42 (4.77%) SQL Developer
13 40 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
13 40 (4.55%) Python Developer
14 39 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
15 32 (3.64%) Banking Analyst
15 32 (3.64%) C++ Quantitative Developer
15 32 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
16 31 (3.52%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (15.45%) .NET
2 112 (12.73%) AngularJS
3 93 (10.57%) HTML
4 82 (9.32%) Spring
5 73 (8.30%) HTML5
6 72 (8.18%) WPF
7 58 (6.59%) CSS
8 57 (6.48%) WCF
9 56 (6.36%) XML
10 48 (5.45%) Node.js
11 47 (5.34%) Middleware
12 43 (4.89%) React
13 39 (4.43%) FIX Protocol
13 39 (4.43%) REST
14 36 (4.09%) STL
15 34 (3.86%) ASP.NET
15 34 (3.86%) Socket.IO
15 34 (3.86%) Web Services
16 33 (3.75%) .NET Framework
16 33 (3.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 255 (28.98%) Derivative
2 192 (21.82%) Equities
3 168 (19.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 76 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
6 46 (5.23%) Equity Derivative
7 45 (5.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 42 (4.77%) Computer Science
9 38 (4.32%) Hedge funds
10 34 (3.86%) OTC Derivatives
11 28 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (2.84%) User Experience
13 23 (2.61%) Exotic Derivative
14 22 (2.50%) Market Risk
15 17 (1.93%) Data Structures
15 17 (1.93%) Fintech
16 15 (1.70%) Management Information System
17 14 (1.59%) Credit Risk
18 12 (1.36%) Credit Derivative
19 9 (1.02%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 120 (13.64%) Linux
2 116 (13.18%) Windows
3 85 (9.66%) Unix
4 7 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.34%) Android
5 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (17.50%) Asset Management
3 147 (16.70%) Electronic Trading
4 117 (13.30%) Multithreading
5 105 (11.93%) SDLC
5 105 (11.93%) TDD
6 91 (10.34%) Analytics
7 80 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 76 (8.64%) OO
9 71 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (7.84%) Test Automation
11 67 (7.61%) Investment Management
12 63 (7.16%) Low Latency
13 57 (6.48%) DevOps
13 57 (6.48%) Software Engineering
14 56 (6.36%) Business Analysis
15 55 (6.25%) Migration
16 49 (5.57%) Portfolio Management
17 48 (5.45%) Front End Development
17 48 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 302 (34.32%) SQL
2 275 (31.25%) C#
3 266 (30.23%) Java
4 156 (17.73%) JavaScript
5 155 (17.61%) Python
6 149 (16.93%) C++
7 77 (8.75%) TypeScript
8 46 (5.23%) Java 8
9 39 (4.43%) VBA
10 30 (3.41%) Scala
11 26 (2.95%) Bash Shell
11 26 (2.95%) C
11 26 (2.95%) Shell Script
12 20 (2.27%) VC++
13 18 (2.05%) T-SQL
14 17 (1.93%) Perl
15 10 (1.14%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.02%) R
17 7 (0.80%) ES6
18 6 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (8.07%) Degree
2 10 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.91%) PhD
4 6 (0.68%) MBA
5 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.45%) A+ Certification
6 4 (0.45%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.34%) CFA
7 3 (0.34%) ISEB
7 3 (0.34%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.34%) PMP
7 3 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.34%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.11%) CCNP
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.11%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.95%) MiFID
2 25 (2.84%) QA
3 7 (0.80%) EMIR
4 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.57%) SLA
6 4 (0.45%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.23%) IFRS
7 2 (0.23%) PMO
8 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (3.98%) Docker
2 4 (0.45%) Platform Symphony
3 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.70%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.68%) Control-M
2 6 (0.68%) Terraform
3 4 (0.45%) Ansible
3 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.34%) Kibana
4 3 (0.34%) logstash
4 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.23%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 87 (9.89%) Oracle
2 63 (7.16%) Bloomberg
3 58 (6.59%) ION Trading
4 50 (5.68%) Charles River
5 42 (4.77%) Microsoft
6 31 (3.52%) Sybase
7 30 (3.41%) Murex
8 25 (2.84%) TIBCO
9 24 (2.73%) SimCorp
10 21 (2.39%) Atlassian
11 17 (1.93%) Calypso
12 16 (1.82%) FXall
12 16 (1.82%) Tradeweb
13 11 (1.25%) DevExpress
14 10 (1.14%) Reuters
14 10 (1.14%) Telerik
15 9 (1.02%) Infragistics
16 8 (0.91%) MarketAxess
16 8 (0.91%) SunGard
17 6 (0.68%) Solace