Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 299 321
Rank change year-on-year +41 +22 -50
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 911 726 733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.98% 0.81% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% 2.48% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 505 556
England median daily rate £600 £620 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +7.83% -
10th Percentile £475 £425 £425
90th Percentile £725 £750 £738
UK median daily rate £600 £620 £575
% change year-on-year -3.23% +7.83% -
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% -26.67%
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -26.67%

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 31,191 29,271 32,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.68% 32.79% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,105 19,212 20,958
England median daily rate £453 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +1.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £656 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 884 1,019 1,306
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +3.35% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.70 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.85% +2.50% +14.29%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +17 905 £600 -3.23% 152
North West - 3 £525 -
North of England - 3 £525 -
South East -19 2 £600 -
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 468 (51.37%) Front Office
2 415 (45.55%) Finance
2 415 (45.55%) Banking
3 291 (31.94%) Java
4 281 (30.85%) Investment Banking
5 276 (30.30%) C#
6 275 (30.19%) SQL
7 267 (29.31%) Derivative
8 224 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
9 192 (21.08%) Equities
10 189 (20.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 185 (20.31%) Electronic Trading
12 177 (19.43%) SQL Server
13 160 (17.56%) Python
14 143 (15.70%) C++
15 131 (14.38%) Asset Management
16 127 (13.94%) .NET
17 123 (13.50%) Multithreading
18 121 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
19 120 (13.17%) JavaScript
20 100 (10.98%) MiFID
21 94 (10.32%) Business Analysis
22 90 (9.88%) ION Trading
23 89 (9.77%) Risk Management
23 89 (9.77%) Oracle
24 87 (9.55%) SDLC
25 86 (9.44%) Linux
26 83 (9.11%) Microsoft Excel
27 81 (8.89%) WPF
28 79 (8.67%) AngularJS

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 11 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (1.10%) IIS
2 10 (1.10%) WebSphere
3 8 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 7 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.44%) CMS
5 4 (0.44%) Confluence
5 4 (0.44%) JBoss
6 3 (0.33%) Apache
6 3 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.22%) DataSynapse
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.11%) Mule
8 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 83 (9.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 67 (7.35%) ION MarketView
2 46 (5.05%) thinkFolio
3 27 (2.96%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 21 (2.31%) SimCorp Dimension
5 17 (1.87%) Markit EDM
6 10 (1.10%) Summit
7 8 (0.88%) RMDS
8 7 (0.77%) SunGard GMI
9 5 (0.55%) LatentZero
10 4 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
11 3 (0.33%) BondVision
11 3 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
12 2 (0.22%) Global One
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 1 (0.11%) Actimize
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
13 1 (0.11%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.22%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 9 (0.99%) LAN
3 5 (0.55%) PPP
4 2 (0.22%) FTP
4 2 (0.22%) HTTP
5 1 (0.11%) AMQP
5 1 (0.11%) Internet
5 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 33 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (3.07%) RDBMS
5 27 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 22 (2.41%) MongoDB
8 19 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.54%) OLAP
11 13 (1.43%) Big Data
11 13 (1.43%) Blockchain
12 12 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (1.21%) KDB
14 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.66%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.55%) MySQL
17 3 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
17 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (4.94%) Subversion
2 41 (4.50%) JIRA
3 29 (3.18%) TeamCity
4 28 (3.07%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.09%) Git (software)
6 17 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (1.21%) JUnit
10 10 (1.10%) Maven
11 7 (0.77%) IntelliJ
11 7 (0.77%) Mockito
12 6 (0.66%) Ant
13 4 (0.44%) EasyMock
13 4 (0.44%) Gradle
13 4 (0.44%) JBehave
13 4 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.33%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 468 (51.37%) Front Office
2 415 (45.55%) Banking
2 415 (45.55%) Finance
3 281 (30.85%) Investment Banking
4 53 (5.82%) Back Office
5 23 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.43%) Retail
7 11 (1.21%) Legal
8 7 (0.77%) Prime Brokerage
9 4 (0.44%) French Language
10 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.33%) International Banking
10 3 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.22%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Marketing
11 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.22%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 490 (53.79%) Developer
2 268 (29.42%) Analyst
3 175 (19.21%) Business Analyst
4 158 (17.34%) Java Developer
5 127 (13.94%) C# Developer
6 111 (12.18%) Senior Developer
7 75 (8.23%) Front Office Developer
8 64 (7.03%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 64 (7.03%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
9 59 (6.48%) Python Developer
10 53 (5.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 53 (5.82%) SQL Developer
11 52 (5.71%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 49 (5.38%) C++ Developer
13 41 (4.50%) .NET Developer
14 38 (4.17%) Quantitative Developer
15 36 (3.95%) Pricing Developer
16 35 (3.84%) Front Office Business Analyst
17 34 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
17 34 (3.73%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (13.94%) .NET
2 81 (8.89%) WPF
3 79 (8.67%) AngularJS
4 66 (7.24%) HTML
5 64 (7.03%) XML
6 52 (5.71%) HTML5
7 51 (5.60%) FIX Protocol
8 47 (5.16%) WCF
9 42 (4.61%) .NET Framework
10 38 (4.17%) Spring
11 30 (3.29%) XSD
12 29 (3.18%) XSLT
13 28 (3.07%) CSS
14 26 (2.85%) Middleware
15 25 (2.74%) ASP.NET
16 24 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (2.52%) Node.js
18 21 (2.31%) Hibernate
19 20 (2.20%) Entity Framework
20 19 (2.09%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 267 (29.31%) Derivative
2 192 (21.08%) Equities
3 189 (20.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 121 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (8.01%) Greenfield Project
6 56 (6.15%) Computer Science
7 44 (4.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 43 (4.72%) Market Risk
9 37 (4.06%) Credit Risk
10 33 (3.62%) Equity Derivative
11 25 (2.74%) Hedge funds
12 24 (2.63%) OTC Derivatives
13 20 (2.20%) Virtual Team
14 19 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.98%) Data Structures
16 15 (1.65%) Credit Derivative
16 15 (1.65%) Grid Computing
17 13 (1.43%) Fintech
17 13 (1.43%) Reference Data
18 11 (1.21%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 86 (9.44%) Linux
2 70 (7.68%) Unix
3 68 (7.46%) Windows
4 7 (0.77%) Solaris
5 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (20.31%) Electronic Trading
3 131 (14.38%) Asset Management
4 123 (13.50%) Multithreading
5 94 (10.32%) Business Analysis
6 89 (9.77%) Risk Management
7 87 (9.55%) SDLC
8 73 (8.01%) MVVM
9 72 (7.90%) Analytics
9 72 (7.90%) Low Latency
9 72 (7.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 62 (6.81%) Investment Management
11 54 (5.93%) Quantitative Research
12 53 (5.82%) Test Automation
13 50 (5.49%) Migration
14 49 (5.38%) Change Management
15 48 (5.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 48 (5.27%) TDD
16 46 (5.05%) Project Management
17 40 (4.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 291 (31.94%) Java
2 276 (30.30%) C#
3 275 (30.19%) SQL
4 160 (17.56%) Python
5 143 (15.70%) C++
6 120 (13.17%) JavaScript
7 70 (7.68%) VBA
8 52 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 33 (3.62%) Scala
10 27 (2.96%) Perl
11 24 (2.63%) C
12 18 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.21%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.21%) XPath
15 10 (1.10%) VB
16 7 (0.77%) Ruby
17 6 (0.66%) R
18 5 (0.55%) Haskell
18 5 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (6.15%) Degree
2 13 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.21%) PMP
4 10 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (0.88%) PhD
5 8 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.66%) CFA
6 6 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.44%) MBA
8 2 (0.22%) ISEB
8 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CISA
9 1 (0.11%) CISM
9 1 (0.11%) CISSP
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (10.98%) MiFID
2 38 (4.17%) QA
3 33 (3.62%) EMIR
4 13 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.77%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.55%) PMO
7 4 (0.44%) AIFMD
8 3 (0.33%) Basel III
8 3 (0.33%) FATCA
9 2 (0.22%) GDPR
9 2 (0.22%) IFRS
9 2 (0.22%) SLA
10 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.44%) Ansible
1 4 (0.44%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 90 (9.88%) ION Trading
2 89 (9.77%) Oracle
3 71 (7.79%) Bloomberg
4 57 (6.26%) Microsoft
5 50 (5.49%) Charles River
6 25 (2.74%) SimCorp
7 22 (2.41%) Murex
7 22 (2.41%) Sybase
8 21 (2.31%) Tradeweb
9 18 (1.98%) TIBCO
10 17 (1.87%) Fidessa
11 14 (1.54%) Perforce
12 12 (1.32%) DevExpress
13 11 (1.21%) Reuters
13 11 (1.21%) Solace
14 9 (0.99%) FIS
15 8 (0.88%) CQG
16 7 (0.77%) SunGard
17 6 (0.66%) Atlassian
17 6 (0.66%) Calypso