Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 391 286 221
Rank change year-on-year -105 -65 +140
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 505 858 1,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.91% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 2.78% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 659 801
England median daily rate £625 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
10th Percentile £463 £475 £463
90th Percentile £755 £750 £750
UK median daily rate £625 £625 £600
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 27,500 30,862 29,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.51% 32.64% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,931 20,119 18,939
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 993 1,010
England median hourly rate £20.75 £22.42 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.45% +14.04% -1.70%
10th Percentile £11.76 £11.90 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.90 £51.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.20% +8.13% -4.37%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 -74 496 £625 - 76
North West - 5 £175 - 3
North of England - 5 £175 - 3
South East +35 3 £375 -34.78% 1
West Midlands - 1 £750 -
Midlands - 1 £750 -
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 312 (61.78%) Front Office
2 300 (59.41%) Finance
3 267 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
4 223 (44.16%) Java
5 221 (43.76%) Asset Management
6 187 (37.03%) Derivative
7 168 (33.27%) Python
8 157 (31.09%) Software Engineering
9 148 (29.31%) C#
10 142 (28.12%) SQL
11 138 (27.33%) Banking
12 130 (25.74%) Web Services
13 129 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
14 125 (24.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 120 (23.76%) Docker
16 113 (22.38%) Equities
17 105 (20.79%) React
18 98 (19.41%) JavaScript
19 96 (19.01%) AngularJS
20 87 (17.23%) DevOps
21 81 (16.04%) Portfolio Management
22 80 (15.84%) SQL Server
23 78 (15.45%) Investment Banking
23 78 (15.45%) Investment Management
24 77 (15.25%) RStudio
25 76 (15.05%) Decision-Making
26 75 (14.85%) Amazon RDS
26 75 (14.85%) Amazon EC2
26 75 (14.85%) Amazon S3
27 74 (14.65%) Amazon SQS

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 7 (1.39%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.19%) Confluence
3 5 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.59%) Apache
5 3 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.59%) nginx
6 2 (0.40%) DataSynapse
6 2 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.20%) CMS
7 1 (0.20%) GemFire
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.40%) InVision
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Eikon
2 4 (0.79%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.59%) RMDS
3 3 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.40%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.20%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.20%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 129 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (14.85%) Amazon EC2
2 75 (14.85%) Amazon S3
3 74 (14.65%) Amazon ECS
3 74 (14.65%) Amazon SQS
3 74 (14.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 74 (14.65%) AWS Lambda
3 74 (14.65%) Serverless
4 62 (12.28%) OpenShift
5 36 (7.13%) GitHub
6 13 (2.57%) Power Platform
7 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.59%) npm
9 2 (0.40%) Yarn
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.20%) Office 365
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.99%) LAN
1 5 (0.99%) WAN
2 4 (0.79%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) AMQP
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) Intranet
4 1 (0.20%) RTMP
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 75 (14.85%) Amazon RDS
3 62 (12.28%) Amazon Redshift
4 31 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (4.95%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.57%) Power BI
10 12 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.58%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.58%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.39%) Big Data
13 7 (1.39%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.99%) QlikView
16 4 (0.79%) KDB
16 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (15.25%) RStudio
2 74 (14.65%) Artifactory
3 30 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 29 (5.74%) JIRA
5 27 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (3.56%) Git (software)
6 18 (3.56%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.57%) Subversion
8 6 (1.19%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.99%) Maven
9 5 (0.99%) Moq
10 4 (0.79%) NUnit
10 4 (0.79%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.79%) webpack
11 3 (0.59%) Ant
11 3 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.59%) Hudson
12 2 (0.40%) Gradle
12 2 (0.40%) JUnit
12 2 (0.40%) Mocha
General
1 312 (61.78%) Front Office
2 300 (59.41%) Finance
3 138 (27.33%) Banking
4 78 (15.45%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.75%) Financial Institution
6 22 (4.36%) Back Office
7 9 (1.78%) Legal
8 8 (1.58%) Retail
9 5 (0.99%) International Banking
10 4 (0.79%) Advertising
10 4 (0.79%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (0.59%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 299 (59.21%) Developer
2 110 (21.78%) Java Developer
3 105 (20.79%) Analyst
4 94 (18.61%) Senior Developer
5 73 (14.46%) AWS Developer
6 67 (13.27%) C# Developer
7 62 (12.28%) Lead Developer
8 61 (12.08%) Business Analyst
9 46 (9.11%) React Developer
10 44 (8.71%) Software Engineer
11 42 (8.32%) Python Developer
12 40 (7.92%) Angular Developer
13 36 (7.13%) Senior Java Developer
14 35 (6.93%) AWS Engineer
15 34 (6.73%) AWS Software Engineer
15 34 (6.73%) Senior Software Developer
16 33 (6.53%) SQL Developer
17 31 (6.14%) WPF Developer
18 29 (5.74%) C# WPF Developer
19 28 (5.54%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (25.74%) Web Services
2 105 (20.79%) React
3 96 (19.01%) AngularJS
4 67 (13.27%) .NET
5 61 (12.08%) J2EE
6 47 (9.31%) WPF
7 44 (8.71%) Node.js
8 39 (7.72%) HTML
9 34 (6.73%) CSS
10 25 (4.95%) FIX Protocol
11 24 (4.75%) HTML5
12 23 (4.55%) WCF
13 21 (4.16%) Spring
14 20 (3.96%) J2SE
15 19 (3.76%) Middleware
15 19 (3.76%) REST
16 18 (3.56%) D3.js
16 18 (3.56%) Hibernate
17 15 (2.97%) Reactive Extensions
18 13 (2.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 187 (37.03%) Derivative
2 125 (24.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 113 (22.38%) Equities
4 54 (10.69%) Hedge funds
5 48 (9.50%) OTC Derivatives
6 30 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (5.35%) Equity Derivative
8 25 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (3.56%) User Experience
10 15 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (2.77%) Virtual Team
12 11 (2.18%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.98%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (1.78%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.58%) Management Information System
16 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (0.99%) Algorithms
17 5 (0.99%) Reference Data
17 5 (0.99%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.53%) Windows
2 26 (5.15%) Linux
3 22 (4.36%) Unix
4 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.79%) Solaris
6 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.40%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (43.76%) Asset Management
3 157 (31.09%) Software Engineering
4 87 (17.23%) DevOps
5 81 (16.04%) Portfolio Management
6 78 (15.45%) Investment Management
7 76 (15.05%) Decision-Making
8 73 (14.46%) Front End Development
9 52 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (9.50%) TDD
11 47 (9.31%) Fund Management
12 44 (8.71%) Electronic Trading
13 43 (8.51%) Mentoring
14 42 (8.32%) SDLC
15 39 (7.72%) Multithreading
16 37 (7.33%) Analytics
17 36 (7.13%) Workflow
18 29 (5.74%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (5.35%) Test Automation
20 26 (5.15%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 223 (44.16%) Java
2 168 (33.27%) Python
3 148 (29.31%) C#
4 142 (28.12%) SQL
5 98 (19.41%) JavaScript
6 66 (13.07%) C++
7 25 (4.95%) R
8 21 (4.16%) TypeScript
9 15 (2.97%) Scala
10 14 (2.77%) Java 8
11 11 (2.18%) VBA
12 9 (1.78%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.39%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.99%) Go
16 4 (0.79%) C
16 4 (0.79%) ES6
16 4 (0.79%) Perl
17 3 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 23 (4.55%) AWS Certification
1 23 (4.55%) Degree
2 6 (1.19%) CFA
2 6 (1.19%) PMI Certification
3 5 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.99%) PhD
4 2 (0.40%) CISSP
4 2 (0.40%) ISEB
4 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.40%) PMP
5 1 (0.20%) MBA
5 1 (0.20%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.40%) MiFID
2 2 (0.40%) UCITS
3 1 (0.20%) EMIR
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (23.76%) Docker
2 4 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.59%) Varnish
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 74 (14.65%) Terraform
2 73 (14.46%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.59%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Automic
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 49 (9.70%) Bloomberg
2 48 (9.50%) Reuters
3 32 (6.34%) Oracle
4 27 (5.35%) Telerik
5 25 (4.95%) Charles River
6 23 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 15 (2.97%) Sybase
8 11 (2.18%) TIBCO
9 10 (1.98%) FactSet
10 9 (1.78%) Murex
11 7 (1.39%) Tableau
12 6 (1.19%) DevExpress
12 6 (1.19%) Fidessa
13 5 (0.99%) RedGate
14 4 (0.79%) CQG
14 4 (0.79%) ION Trading
14 4 (0.79%) SimCorp
15 3 (0.59%) Cognos
15 3 (0.59%) HP
15 3 (0.59%) MicroStrategy