Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 217 336
Rank change year-on-year -44 +119 -35
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 958 1,168 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.01% 1.23% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 3.56% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 885 479
England median daily rate £625 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £488 £475 £425
90th Percentile £738 £725 £725
UK median daily rate £625 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 32,741 32,826 33,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.38% 34.65% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,856 21,916 22,211
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £250
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 981 1,153
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.18 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.17 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.62% +0.83% +5.26%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -32 956 £625 +4.17% 106
South West - 2 £455 -
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 502 (52.40%) Front Office
2 444 (46.35%) Finance
3 367 (38.31%) SQL
4 345 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
5 328 (34.24%) Banking
6 316 (32.99%) C#
7 280 (29.23%) Java
8 265 (27.66%) Derivative
9 226 (23.59%) Equities
10 219 (22.86%) Investment Banking
11 199 (20.77%) .NET
12 194 (20.25%) SQL Server
13 175 (18.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 167 (17.43%) Asset Management
15 154 (16.08%) C++
16 152 (15.87%) Windows
17 141 (14.72%) JavaScript
18 139 (14.51%) Python
19 138 (14.41%) Subversion
20 129 (13.47%) Electronic Trading
21 128 (13.36%) TDD
22 122 (12.73%) Multithreading
22 122 (12.73%) Linux
23 121 (12.63%) SDLC
24 115 (12.00%) AngularJS
25 108 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
26 106 (11.06%) Oracle
27 101 (10.54%) TeamCity
28 98 (10.23%) Unix
29 97 (10.13%) Relational Database

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 (2.40%) Confluence
2 18 (1.88%) JBoss
3 17 (1.77%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.77%) IIS
4 16 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (1.46%) Mule
6 11 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.63%) MTS
7 6 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.52%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.42%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.31%) Apache
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.21%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.10%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (4.18%) ION MarketView
2 31 (3.24%) thinkFolio
3 21 (2.19%) Markit EDM
4 16 (1.67%) Eikon
5 12 (1.25%) Bloomberg AIM
6 9 (0.94%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 9 (0.94%) PolarLake
7 7 (0.73%) LatentZero
7 7 (0.73%) RMDS
8 6 (0.63%) Global One
8 6 (0.63%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.31%) SunGard Martini
11 2 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
12 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
12 1 (0.10%) Front Arena
12 1 (0.10%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.77%) NuGet
4 8 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.42%) SaaS
5 4 (0.42%) Serverless
6 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.21%) Office 365
7 2 (0.21%) PaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.10%) Apigee
8 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.10%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.10%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.10%) npm
8 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.57%) DNS
2 11 (1.15%) AMQP
3 7 (0.73%) HTTP
4 6 (0.63%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.42%) RTMP
6 2 (0.21%) DMZ
6 2 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
6 2 (0.21%) LAN
6 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.10%) BGP
7 1 (0.10%) DHCP
7 1 (0.10%) DSL
7 1 (0.10%) Firewall
7 1 (0.10%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.10%) MPLS
7 1 (0.10%) Multicast
7 1 (0.10%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 97 (10.13%) Relational Database
3 78 (8.14%) NoSQL
4 66 (6.89%) MongoDB
5 47 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (4.18%) RDBMS
7 34 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.19%) MySQL
10 14 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (1.36%) Big Data
11 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.25%) Riak
13 10 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.04%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.94%) Impala
14 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.84%) KDB
15 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 138 (14.41%) Subversion
2 101 (10.54%) TeamCity
3 85 (8.87%) JIRA
4 63 (6.58%) Git (software)
5 56 (5.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 48 (5.01%) Maven
7 43 (4.49%) JUnit
8 36 (3.76%) MSBuild
9 31 (3.24%) Jenkins
10 25 (2.61%) Hudson
10 25 (2.61%) Visual Studio
11 20 (2.09%) NUnit
11 20 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (1.57%) jMock
13 14 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.36%) Moq
15 12 (1.25%) Ant
15 12 (1.25%) FishEye
16 11 (1.15%) Vagrant
17 10 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 502 (52.40%) Front Office
2 444 (46.35%) Finance
3 328 (34.24%) Banking
4 219 (22.86%) Investment Banking
5 57 (5.95%) Back Office
6 33 (3.44%) Financial Institution
7 20 (2.09%) Retail
8 14 (1.46%) Law
9 9 (0.94%) Legal
9 9 (0.94%) Prime Brokerage
10 6 (0.63%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Marketing
12 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.10%) French Language
12 1 (0.10%) Games
12 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 617 (64.41%) Developer
2 202 (21.09%) Analyst
3 192 (20.04%) C# Developer
4 189 (19.73%) Java Developer
5 113 (11.80%) Front Office Developer
6 101 (10.54%) C++ Developer
7 99 (10.33%) Business Analyst
8 82 (8.56%) Senior Developer
9 61 (6.37%) Support Analyst
10 57 (5.95%) .NET Developer
11 50 (5.22%) SQL Developer
12 40 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
12 40 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
13 37 (3.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 37 (3.86%) Senior C# Developer
14 35 (3.65%) Front Office C++ Developer
15 33 (3.44%) Angular Developer
16 30 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
17 29 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
17 29 (3.03%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (20.77%) .NET
2 115 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 88 (9.19%) HTML
4 86 (8.98%) Spring
4 86 (8.98%) XML
5 85 (8.87%) WPF
6 77 (8.04%) Web Services
7 74 (7.72%) .NET Framework
8 73 (7.62%) WCF
9 64 (6.68%) HTML5
9 64 (6.68%) Middleware
10 53 (5.53%) CSS
11 52 (5.43%) Reactive Extensions
12 48 (5.01%) REST
13 44 (4.59%) FIX Protocol
14 43 (4.49%) React
15 37 (3.86%) STL
16 36 (3.76%) JMS
16 36 (3.76%) Task Parallel Library
17 35 (3.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 265 (27.66%) Derivative
2 226 (23.59%) Equities
3 175 (18.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 79 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (6.26%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (6.26%) Greenfield Project
6 56 (5.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 51 (5.32%) Market Risk
8 43 (4.49%) Equity Derivative
9 42 (4.38%) Hedge funds
10 37 (3.86%) Credit Risk
11 33 (3.44%) OTC Derivatives
12 28 (2.92%) Computer Science
13 20 (2.09%) Exotic Derivative
13 20 (2.09%) Fintech
13 20 (2.09%) User Experience
14 19 (1.98%) Data Structures
15 16 (1.67%) Blackberry
16 14 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
17 13 (1.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 152 (15.87%) Windows
2 122 (12.73%) Linux
3 98 (10.23%) Unix
4 27 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.63%) Solaris
7 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.10%) CentOS
9 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (17.43%) Asset Management
3 129 (13.47%) Electronic Trading
4 128 (13.36%) TDD
5 122 (12.73%) Multithreading
6 121 (12.63%) SDLC
7 108 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
8 86 (8.98%) Migration
9 83 (8.66%) Low Latency
9 83 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
10 78 (8.14%) OO
11 75 (7.83%) Scrum
12 71 (7.41%) Analytics
12 71 (7.41%) Integration Testing
13 68 (7.10%) DevOps
14 64 (6.68%) Technical Analysis
15 62 (6.47%) Test Scripting
16 60 (6.26%) Investment Management
17 57 (5.95%) Test Automation
18 51 (5.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 367 (38.31%) SQL
2 316 (32.99%) C#
3 280 (29.23%) Java
4 154 (16.08%) C++
5 141 (14.72%) JavaScript
6 139 (14.51%) Python
7 68 (7.10%) TypeScript
8 61 (6.37%) T-SQL
9 56 (5.85%) Java 8
10 39 (4.07%) VBA
11 33 (3.44%) PowerShell
12 31 (3.24%) C
13 30 (3.13%) Scala
14 26 (2.71%) Perl
14 26 (2.71%) VC++
15 20 (2.09%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.57%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.15%) R
18 7 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (5.01%) Degree
2 7 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (0.73%) PhD
3 6 (0.63%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.42%) CFA
4 4 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.21%) MBA
6 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.10%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.88%) SLA
2 15 (1.57%) MiFID
2 15 (1.57%) QA
3 14 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.42%) PMO
5 3 (0.31%) EMIR
6 2 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.10%) Basel III
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.10%) UCITS
System Software
1 34 (3.55%) Docker
2 19 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.52%) Platform Symphony
5 3 (0.31%) SRDF
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.09%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 14 (1.46%) Terraform
3 7 (0.73%) Control-M
3 7 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.31%) Ansible
5 3 (0.31%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.10%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.10%) Kibana
6 1 (0.10%) logstash
6 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 106 (11.06%) Oracle
2 79 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 69 (7.20%) Bloomberg
4 52 (5.43%) Sybase
5 50 (5.22%) Murex
6 46 (4.80%) ION Trading
7 39 (4.07%) Charles River
8 35 (3.65%) TIBCO
9 25 (2.61%) Reuters
10 19 (1.98%) FactSet
11 16 (1.67%) Atlassian
11 16 (1.67%) Speakerbus
11 16 (1.67%) Wallstreet Suite
12 14 (1.46%) Sony
13 13 (1.36%) DevExpress
13 13 (1.36%) Tableau
14 11 (1.15%) Google
14 11 (1.15%) Tradeweb
15 10 (1.04%) Calypso
16 9 (0.94%) Cloudera