Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 82 404
Rank change year-on-year -164 +322 -135
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 711 754 478
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.11% 2.94% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.64% 9.13% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 680 242
10th Percentile £500 £500 £425
25th Percentile £566 £550 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £650 £613
Median % change year-on-year - +6.12% -1.21%
75th Percentile £763 £800 £700
90th Percentile £813 £813 £761
UK median daily rate £650 £650 £613
% change year-on-year - +6.12% +1.66%

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 19,529 8,256 23,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.55% 32.17% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,674 5,646 15,527
10th Percentile £300 £275 £278
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £615 £588
90th Percentile £725 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £513 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +4.59% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 271 768
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.62
25th Percentile £15.04 £17.50 £14.28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £20.98
Median % change year-on-year -20.63% +50.16% -0.11%
75th Percentile £49.59 £47.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £64.75 £61.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.96 £20.96
% change year-on-year -7.27% +28.66% -0.21%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -89 704 £650 - 61
East Midlands - 3 £575 -
Midlands - 3 £575 - 1
South East - 3 £950 - 1
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 395 (55.56%) Java
2 387 (54.43%) Front Office
3 370 (52.04%) Finance
4 311 (43.74%) Banking
5 274 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
6 247 (34.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 243 (34.18%) SQL
8 233 (32.77%) Equities
9 212 (29.82%) Derivative
10 207 (29.11%) Python
11 204 (28.69%) Investment Banking
12 162 (22.78%) Electronic Trading
13 150 (21.10%) AWS
14 149 (20.96%) JavaScript
15 144 (20.25%) Full Stack Development
16 138 (19.41%) Asset Management
17 135 (18.99%) Social Skills
18 131 (18.42%) Multithreading
18 131 (18.42%) Analytics
19 130 (18.28%) C#
20 127 (17.86%) Software Engineering
20 127 (17.86%) React
21 121 (17.02%) C++
22 114 (16.03%) AngularJS
23 110 (15.47%) Azure
24 108 (15.19%) Oracle
25 104 (14.63%) ION Trading
26 102 (14.35%) TypeScript
27 93 (13.08%) Low Latency
27 93 (13.08%) .NET

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 22 (3.09%) Apache
2 19 (2.67%) Apache Airflow
3 13 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (1.55%) Confluence
5 9 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.13%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.13%) Red Hat Fuse
7 7 (0.98%) JBoss
7 7 (0.98%) Jupyter
8 5 (0.70%) Mule
9 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.42%) nginx
11 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.14%) GemFire
12 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (4.64%) ION MarketView
2 17 (2.39%) SunGard Martini
3 7 (0.98%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (0.56%) Summit
5 3 (0.42%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.14%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 150 (21.10%) AWS
2 110 (15.47%) Azure
3 55 (7.74%) GCP
4 44 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (6.19%) Amazon S3
5 43 (6.05%) AWS Lambda
5 43 (6.05%) Serverless
6 16 (2.25%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.28%) NuGet
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.14%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.25%) FIX Connectivity
2 15 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.83%) SSL
4 7 (0.98%) BGP
5 2 (0.28%) LAN
6 1 (0.14%) Internet
6 1 (0.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 45 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.78%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.81%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.67%) Redis
7 17 (2.39%) Amazon Athena
7 17 (2.39%) Apache Ignite
7 17 (2.39%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.25%) Hazelcast
8 16 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (1.55%) Big Data
10 11 (1.55%) Tableau
11 10 (1.41%) Tableau Desktop
11 10 (1.41%) Tableau Server
12 8 (1.13%) Data Mart
12 8 (1.13%) Metadata
12 8 (1.13%) MySQL
13 6 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (9.28%) JIRA
2 60 (8.44%) Git (software)
3 35 (4.92%) Subversion
4 25 (3.52%) TeamCity
5 19 (2.67%) JUnit
6 18 (2.53%) Maven
6 18 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
7 15 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.97%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.97%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.83%) CppUnit
10 12 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (1.55%) Moq
12 7 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.70%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.70%) FishEye
13 5 (0.70%) Hudson
13 5 (0.70%) jMock
13 5 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 387 (54.43%) Front Office
2 370 (52.04%) Finance
3 311 (43.74%) Banking
4 204 (28.69%) Investment Banking
5 135 (18.99%) Social Skills
6 75 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.11%) Legal
9 14 (1.97%) Back Office
10 12 (1.69%) Influencing Skills
10 12 (1.69%) Organisational Skills
11 9 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (0.56%) Advertising
12 4 (0.56%) Public Speaking
13 3 (0.42%) International Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.28%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) Marketing
14 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 474 (66.67%) Developer
2 205 (28.83%) Java Developer
3 133 (18.71%) Front Office Developer
4 117 (16.46%) Analyst
5 76 (10.69%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 75 (10.55%) Python Developer
7 65 (9.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 63 (8.86%) Senior Developer
9 62 (8.72%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 60 (8.44%) Business Analyst
11 59 (8.30%) C# Developer
12 56 (7.88%) Software Engineer
13 55 (7.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 49 (6.89%) Python Engineer
15 48 (6.75%) React Developer
16 45 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
17 43 (6.05%) Investment Banking Java Developer
17 43 (6.05%) Python Software Engineer
17 43 (6.05%) Senior Java Developer
18 39 (5.49%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (17.86%) React
2 114 (16.03%) AngularJS
3 93 (13.08%) .NET
4 87 (12.24%) Web Services
5 68 (9.56%) Node.js
6 56 (7.88%) Spring
7 53 (7.45%) Vue.js
8 47 (6.61%) Middleware
9 41 (5.77%) Spring Boot
10 39 (5.49%) FIX Protocol
10 39 (5.49%) RESTful
11 37 (5.20%) XML
12 28 (3.94%) GraphQL
12 28 (3.94%) REST
13 27 (3.80%) Rendezvous
14 26 (3.66%) HTML
15 22 (3.09%) Redux
16 20 (2.81%) HTML5
16 20 (2.81%) WPF
17 19 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 247 (34.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 233 (32.77%) Equities
3 212 (29.82%) Derivative
4 67 (9.42%) Hedge funds
5 62 (8.72%) Algorithms
6 38 (5.34%) Credit Risk
7 37 (5.20%) Data Structures
8 32 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
9 27 (3.80%) User Experience
10 21 (2.95%) Legacy Systems
11 19 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
12 17 (2.39%) Credit Derivative
12 17 (2.39%) Market Risk
13 14 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
14 13 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (1.83%) Reference Data
15 12 (1.69%) OTC Derivatives
16 9 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (1.13%) Virtual Team
18 7 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (12.10%) Linux
2 47 (6.61%) Unix
3 34 (4.78%) Windows
4 2 (0.28%) Android
4 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (22.78%) Electronic Trading
3 144 (20.25%) Full Stack Development
4 138 (19.41%) Asset Management
5 131 (18.42%) Analytics
5 131 (18.42%) Multithreading
6 127 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 93 (13.08%) Low Latency
8 92 (12.94%) Investment Management
9 81 (11.39%) TDD
10 69 (9.70%) SDLC
11 66 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
11 66 (9.28%) Test Automation
12 59 (8.30%) Multithreaded Programming
13 56 (7.88%) DevOps
14 47 (6.61%) Scrum
15 43 (6.05%) Microservices
15 43 (6.05%) Portfolio Management
16 38 (5.34%) Workflow
17 37 (5.20%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 395 (55.56%) Java
2 243 (34.18%) SQL
3 207 (29.11%) Python
4 149 (20.96%) JavaScript
5 130 (18.28%) C#
6 121 (17.02%) C++
7 102 (14.35%) TypeScript
8 71 (9.99%) Kotlin
9 46 (6.47%) Scala
10 34 (4.78%) Java 8
10 34 (4.78%) Java 9
11 19 (2.67%) VBA
12 18 (2.53%) Perl
13 12 (1.69%) Haskell
13 12 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.41%) R
15 9 (1.27%) C
16 7 (0.98%) Java 11
16 7 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (4.50%) Degree
2 5 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (0.70%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.28%) ISEB
3 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.28%) PhD
3 2 (0.28%) PMP
4 1 (0.14%) CFA
4 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.14%) MBA
4 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.11%) PMO
2 10 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.41%) MiFID
2 10 (1.41%) QA
3 8 (1.13%) GDPR
4 6 (0.84%) EMIR
4 6 (0.84%) UCITS
5 5 (0.70%) SLA
6 4 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 44 (6.19%) Docker
2 5 (0.70%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 38 (5.34%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.97%) Terraform
3 3 (0.42%) BladeLogic
3 3 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.28%) Ansible
4 2 (0.28%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.14%) Oozie
5 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.14%) Packer
5 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 108 (15.19%) Oracle
2 104 (14.63%) ION Trading
3 45 (6.33%) Bloomberg
4 38 (5.34%) TIBCO
5 26 (3.66%) Murex
6 21 (2.95%) Microsoft
7 17 (2.39%) FIS
7 17 (2.39%) SunGard
8 16 (2.25%) Sybase
9 12 (1.69%) DevExpress
10 9 (1.27%) RedGate
11 6 (0.84%) Solace
12 5 (0.70%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.70%) MarketAxess
12 5 (0.70%) Refinitiv
13 4 (0.56%) Charles River
13 4 (0.56%) Fidessa
13 4 (0.56%) Perforce
13 4 (0.56%) Tradeweb
14 3 (0.42%) Telerik