Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 336 296
Rank change year-on-year +125 -40 -28
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 1166 714 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.24% 0.73% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 2.19% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 483 650
England median daily rate £600 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £475 £425 £425
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -14.29%
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -14.29%

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 31772 32617 34443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.85% 33.23% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21306 21551 22269
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 1119 1347
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.85
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £21.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.91% +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +64 1160 £600 - 57
North West - 3 £525 -
North of England - 3 £525 -
South East +14 2 £600 +118.18%
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fixed Income also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 593 (50.86%) Front Office
2 531 (45.54%) Banking
3 469 (40.22%) Finance
4 397 (34.05%) Java
5 373 (31.99%) SQL
6 365 (31.30%) Derivative
7 356 (30.53%) Investment Banking
8 312 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
9 304 (26.07%) C#
10 272 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 262 (22.47%) Equities
12 244 (20.93%) Electronic Trading
13 238 (20.41%) SQL Server
14 203 (17.41%) Python
15 167 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
16 159 (13.64%) C++
17 151 (12.95%) Multithreading
18 148 (12.69%) .NET
19 145 (12.44%) Oracle
20 142 (12.18%) MiFID
21 140 (12.01%) JavaScript
22 139 (11.92%) Asset Management
23 132 (11.32%) Unix
24 128 (10.98%) ION Trading
25 123 (10.55%) Business Analysis
26 112 (9.61%) SDLC
27 104 (8.92%) ION MarketView
28 103 (8.83%) XML
28 103 (8.83%) Linux
29 99 (8.49%) Microsoft

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 17 (1.46%) CMS
2 12 (1.03%) IIS
3 11 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (0.77%) DataSynapse
4 9 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.69%) JBoss
5 8 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.60%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.60%) Confluence
7 5 (0.43%) Apache
8 4 (0.34%) Apache Qpid
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.26%) nginx
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.086%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.086%) Captiva
11 1 (0.086%) Documentum
11 1 (0.086%) FileNet
Applications
1 92 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 104 (8.92%) ION MarketView
2 59 (5.06%) thinkFolio
3 30 (2.57%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 17 (1.46%) SimCorp Dimension
5 15 (1.29%) Markit EDM
6 12 (1.03%) Summit
7 9 (0.77%) RMDS
8 7 (0.60%) SunGard GMI
9 6 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
9 6 (0.51%) LatentZero
10 4 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
10 4 (0.34%) Eikon
11 3 (0.26%) BondVision
11 3 (0.26%) SunGard Martini
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 2 (0.17%) Orchestrade
12 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
13 1 (0.086%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 1 (0.086%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.34%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.17%) GitHub
4 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.97%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.94%) Firewall
2 11 (0.94%) LAN
3 9 (0.77%) NAS
3 9 (0.77%) SAN
4 4 (0.34%) FTP
4 4 (0.34%) PPP
5 3 (0.26%) AMQP
6 2 (0.17%) DSL
6 2 (0.17%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.086%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.086%) HTTP
7 1 (0.086%) Internet
7 1 (0.086%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 33 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (2.49%) RDBMS
6 28 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (2.23%) NoSQL
9 24 (2.06%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.80%) OLAP
11 18 (1.54%) Big Data
12 17 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.11%) KDB
14 12 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.77%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
17 7 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (6.09%) Subversion
2 43 (3.69%) JIRA
3 41 (3.52%) TeamCity
4 30 (2.57%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 21 (1.80%) JUnit
7 20 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 20 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.63%) Jenkins
9 18 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (1.20%) Maven
11 13 (1.11%) IntelliJ
12 10 (0.86%) Mockito
13 8 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (0.60%) Ant
15 6 (0.51%) Selenium
16 5 (0.43%) EasyMock
16 5 (0.43%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.43%) Gradle
17 4 (0.34%) Grunt
General
1 593 (50.86%) Front Office
2 531 (45.54%) Banking
3 469 (40.22%) Finance
4 356 (30.53%) Investment Banking
5 73 (6.26%) Back Office
6 28 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.29%) Legal
8 13 (1.11%) Retail
9 10 (0.86%) German Language
10 7 (0.60%) Prime Brokerage
11 5 (0.43%) Marketing
12 4 (0.34%) International Banking
13 3 (0.26%) French Language
13 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.17%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.086%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 604 (51.80%) Developer
2 361 (30.96%) Analyst
3 239 (20.50%) Business Analyst
4 221 (18.95%) Java Developer
5 141 (12.09%) C# Developer
6 137 (11.75%) Senior Developer
7 101 (8.66%) Front Office Developer
8 84 (7.20%) SQL Developer
9 78 (6.69%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 70 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 68 (5.83%) Python Developer
12 66 (5.66%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 62 (5.32%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
14 61 (5.23%) Banking Analyst
15 60 (5.15%) Support Analyst
16 50 (4.29%) .NET Developer
17 47 (4.03%) Applications Support
18 46 (3.95%) C++ Developer
19 42 (3.60%) Project Manager
20 40 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (12.69%) .NET
2 103 (8.83%) XML
3 89 (7.63%) AngularJS
4 85 (7.29%) WPF
5 78 (6.69%) HTML
6 67 (5.75%) HTML5
7 51 (4.37%) FIX Protocol
7 51 (4.37%) Spring
7 51 (4.37%) WCF
8 45 (3.86%) Middleware
9 37 (3.17%) XSD
10 36 (3.09%) XSLT
11 34 (2.92%) Web Services
12 33 (2.83%) Node.js
13 32 (2.74%) .NET Framework
13 32 (2.74%) Hibernate
14 30 (2.57%) CSS
15 26 (2.23%) ASP.NET
16 24 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (2.06%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 365 (31.30%) Derivative
2 272 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 262 (22.47%) Equities
4 167 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (8.23%) Greenfield Project
6 58 (4.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 52 (4.46%) Market Risk
8 46 (3.95%) OTC Derivatives
9 44 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
10 41 (3.52%) Computer Science
11 33 (2.83%) Data Structures
12 29 (2.49%) Credit Risk
13 27 (2.32%) Virtual Team
14 25 (2.14%) Credit Derivative
15 23 (1.97%) Hedge funds
15 23 (1.97%) Swaptions
16 22 (1.89%) Reference Data
17 20 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (1.72%) Grid Computing
18 19 (1.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 132 (11.32%) Unix
2 103 (8.83%) Linux
3 97 (8.32%) Windows
4 18 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.86%) Solaris
6 3 (0.26%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (20.93%) Electronic Trading
3 151 (12.95%) Multithreading
4 139 (11.92%) Asset Management
5 123 (10.55%) Business Analysis
6 112 (9.61%) SDLC
7 96 (8.23%) Analytics
8 91 (7.80%) Low Latency
8 91 (7.80%) Risk Management
9 79 (6.78%) TDD
9 79 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 71 (6.09%) Investment Management
11 69 (5.92%) MVVM
12 65 (5.57%) Migration
13 61 (5.23%) Test Automation
14 57 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 56 (4.80%) Workflow
16 55 (4.72%) Software Engineering
17 53 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 397 (34.05%) Java
2 373 (31.99%) SQL
3 304 (26.07%) C#
4 203 (17.41%) Python
5 159 (13.64%) C++
6 140 (12.01%) JavaScript
7 70 (6.00%) VBA
8 58 (4.97%) T-SQL
9 46 (3.95%) Scala
10 26 (2.23%) C
10 26 (2.23%) Perl
11 22 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 18 (1.54%) XPath
13 14 (1.20%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.86%) R
14 10 (0.86%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.69%) Lisp
15 8 (0.69%) VB
16 7 (0.60%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (4.80%) Degree
2 13 (1.11%) PMP
3 10 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.69%) CFA
6 7 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.43%) PhD
7 5 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.34%) ISEB
9 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.086%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.086%) CISA
11 1 (0.086%) CISM
11 1 (0.086%) CISSP
11 1 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (12.18%) MiFID
2 63 (5.40%) QA
3 32 (2.74%) EMIR
4 12 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.51%) GDPR
7 4 (0.34%) AIFMD
8 3 (0.26%) PMO
9 2 (0.17%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.086%) IFRS
10 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.086%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (0.69%) Docker
2 3 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (0.60%) Ansible
3 5 (0.43%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.17%) Control-M
5 2 (0.17%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.17%) Kibana
5 2 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 145 (12.44%) Oracle
2 128 (10.98%) ION Trading
3 99 (8.49%) Microsoft
4 98 (8.40%) Bloomberg
5 49 (4.20%) Sybase
6 46 (3.95%) Charles River
7 34 (2.92%) Tradeweb
8 30 (2.57%) TIBCO
9 26 (2.23%) Murex
9 26 (2.23%) Perforce
10 24 (2.06%) Fidessa
11 17 (1.46%) Reuters
11 17 (1.46%) SimCorp
12 16 (1.37%) Solace
13 12 (1.03%) DevExpress
14 11 (0.94%) CQG
14 11 (0.94%) Informatica
15 10 (0.86%) Calypso
15 10 (0.86%) IBM
15 10 (0.86%) SunGard