Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 283 256 310
Rank change year-on-year -27 +54 +17
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 841 938 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 3.02% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 721 505
England median daily rate £625 £600 £620
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -3.23% +7.83%
10th Percentile £493 £475 £425
90th Percentile £763 £725 £750
UK median daily rate £625 £600 £611
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.84% +6.30%
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 30,430 31,086 29,892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.41% 33.65% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,237 20,965 19,557
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £287 £263 £256
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 896 882 1,039
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.58% +3.00% +0.88%
10th Percentile £12.19 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.75% +3.28% -

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 January 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 January 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 -10 834 £625 +4.17% 95
North West -6 4 £200 -61.90%
North of England -8 4 £200 -61.90%
South West - 2 £455 -
South East +1 1 £625 +4.17% 3
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 466 (55.41%) Front Office
2 383 (45.54%) Finance
3 322 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
4 315 (37.46%) SQL
5 283 (33.65%) Banking
6 276 (32.82%) C#
7 255 (30.32%) Java
8 231 (27.47%) Derivative
9 204 (24.26%) Equities
10 189 (22.47%) Investment Banking
11 178 (21.17%) SQL Server
12 170 (20.21%) Asset Management
13 167 (19.86%) .NET
14 152 (18.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 130 (15.46%) C++
16 124 (14.74%) Windows
17 115 (13.67%) Subversion
18 113 (13.44%) Multithreading
19 112 (13.32%) Electronic Trading
19 112 (13.32%) Python
20 108 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
21 104 (12.37%) JavaScript
22 102 (12.13%) TDD
23 99 (11.77%) Linux
24 93 (11.06%) Oracle
25 83 (9.87%) TeamCity
26 82 (9.75%) Microsoft
27 81 (9.63%) JIRA
28 79 (9.39%) AngularJS
29 77 (9.16%) WPF

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 19 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (1.90%) Confluence
3 15 (1.78%) IIS
3 15 (1.78%) JBoss
4 9 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (1.07%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.95%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.71%) Mule
7 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.24%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.12%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.12%) Apache
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.12%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.12%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.12%) MTS
Applications
1 33 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (3.09%) thinkFolio
2 19 (2.26%) Eikon
2 19 (2.26%) ION MarketView
3 15 (1.78%) Markit EDM
4 12 (1.43%) Bloomberg AIM
5 11 (1.31%) RMDS
6 9 (1.07%) PolarLake
7 6 (0.71%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.48%) LatentZero
9 3 (0.36%) Actimize
9 3 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
10 2 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 2 (0.24%) Global One
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.12%) 3000 Xtra
11 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.12%) Front Arena
11 1 (0.12%) SunGard APT
11 1 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.19%) NuGet
4 7 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.59%) SaaS
6 3 (0.36%) Apigee
6 3 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.36%) Serverless
7 2 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.24%) Office 365
7 2 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.12%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.78%) DNS
2 6 (0.71%) AMQP
2 6 (0.71%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.36%) HTTP
4 2 (0.24%) DMZ
4 2 (0.24%) FIX Connectivity
4 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) BGP
5 1 (0.12%) LAN
5 1 (0.12%) OSPF
5 1 (0.12%) RTMP
5 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 59 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 48 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 46 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.16%) RDBMS
7 28 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.31%) MySQL
11 10 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.95%) KDB
12 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.83%) DB2
14 6 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.71%) Big Data
14 6 (0.71%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.71%) Impala
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 115 (13.67%) Subversion
2 83 (9.87%) TeamCity
3 81 (9.63%) JIRA
4 53 (6.30%) Git (software)
5 42 (4.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 33 (3.92%) Maven
7 31 (3.69%) JUnit
8 30 (3.57%) MSBuild
9 28 (3.33%) Jenkins
10 25 (2.97%) Visual Studio
11 20 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (2.02%) Hudson
14 15 (1.78%) NUnit
15 13 (1.55%) Moq
16 12 (1.43%) Ant
17 8 (0.95%) jMock
18 7 (0.83%) Eclipse
18 7 (0.83%) Gradle
19 6 (0.71%) Mockito
General
1 466 (55.41%) Front Office
2 383 (45.54%) Finance
3 283 (33.65%) Banking
4 189 (22.47%) Investment Banking
5 52 (6.18%) Back Office
6 34 (4.04%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.78%) Law
8 14 (1.66%) Retail
9 5 (0.59%) Advertising
9 5 (0.59%) Legal
10 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) Games
11 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.12%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 514 (61.12%) Developer
2 187 (22.24%) Analyst
3 163 (19.38%) Java Developer
4 159 (18.91%) C# Developer
5 116 (13.79%) Front Office Developer
6 90 (10.70%) Business Analyst
7 82 (9.75%) C++ Developer
8 59 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 52 (6.18%) Support Analyst
10 43 (5.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 39 (4.64%) Quantitative Developer
12 38 (4.52%) SQL Developer
13 36 (4.28%) .NET Developer
14 33 (3.92%) WPF Developer
15 30 (3.57%) C# WCF Developer
15 30 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
15 30 (3.57%) WCF Developer
16 29 (3.45%) C++ Quantitative Developer
16 29 (3.45%) Front Office C++ Developer
17 28 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (19.86%) .NET
2 79 (9.39%) AngularJS
3 77 (9.16%) WPF
4 70 (8.32%) HTML
4 70 (8.32%) Spring
5 67 (7.97%) XML
6 62 (7.37%) Web Services
7 60 (7.13%) .NET Framework
8 57 (6.78%) WCF
9 52 (6.18%) Reactive Extensions
10 51 (6.06%) HTML5
11 43 (5.11%) Middleware
12 39 (4.64%) CSS
12 39 (4.64%) REST
13 34 (4.04%) FIX Protocol
14 33 (3.92%) Task Parallel Library
15 29 (3.45%) JMS
15 29 (3.45%) React
16 24 (2.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 24 (2.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 231 (27.47%) Derivative
2 204 (24.26%) Equities
3 152 (18.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 64 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (6.66%) Greenfield Project
6 50 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (5.83%) Hedge funds
8 42 (4.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 42 (4.99%) Market Risk
9 33 (3.92%) Credit Risk
9 33 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
10 27 (3.21%) Data Structures
10 27 (3.21%) OTC Derivatives
11 23 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
12 22 (2.62%) Fintech
12 22 (2.62%) User Experience
13 21 (2.50%) Exotic Derivative
14 19 (2.26%) Blackberry
15 14 (1.66%) Virtual Team
16 12 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 124 (14.74%) Windows
2 99 (11.77%) Linux
3 74 (8.80%) Unix
4 24 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.83%) Solaris
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (20.21%) Asset Management
3 113 (13.44%) Multithreading
4 112 (13.32%) Electronic Trading
5 108 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (12.13%) TDD
7 76 (9.04%) SDLC
8 72 (8.56%) Migration
8 72 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
8 72 (8.56%) Scrum
9 71 (8.44%) Low Latency
10 68 (8.09%) Integration Testing
11 64 (7.61%) Investment Management
12 60 (7.13%) OO
13 59 (7.02%) Test Scripting
14 54 (6.42%) Analytics
15 53 (6.30%) DevOps
16 52 (6.18%) Technical Analysis
17 48 (5.71%) Microservices
18 46 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 315 (37.46%) SQL
2 276 (32.82%) C#
3 255 (30.32%) Java
4 130 (15.46%) C++
5 112 (13.32%) Python
6 104 (12.37%) JavaScript
7 61 (7.25%) Java 8
8 54 (6.42%) T-SQL
9 48 (5.71%) TypeScript
10 38 (4.52%) VBA
11 31 (3.69%) Scala
12 30 (3.57%) PowerShell
13 19 (2.26%) PL/SQL
14 18 (2.14%) Perl
14 18 (2.14%) VC++
15 16 (1.90%) C
16 13 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.95%) R
17 8 (0.95%) VB
18 5 (0.59%) Ada
Qualifications
1 32 (3.80%) Degree
2 10 (1.19%) PhD
3 6 (0.71%) CFA
3 6 (0.71%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.36%) PMP
7 2 (0.24%) MBA
8 1 (0.12%) CISA
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.02%) SLA
2 15 (1.78%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.78%) MiFID
3 10 (1.19%) QA
4 5 (0.59%) PMO
5 3 (0.36%) EMIR
6 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.24%) UCITS
7 1 (0.12%) Basel III
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (2.62%) Active Directory
1 22 (2.62%) Docker
2 16 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.36%) SRDF
4 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (1.07%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.07%) Terraform
3 8 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.71%) Control-M
4 6 (0.71%) HP ALM
4 6 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.36%) Ansible
5 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 93 (11.06%) Oracle
2 82 (9.75%) Microsoft
3 65 (7.73%) Bloomberg
4 40 (4.76%) Sybase
5 38 (4.52%) Charles River
5 38 (4.52%) Murex
6 34 (4.04%) TIBCO
7 32 (3.80%) ION Trading
7 32 (3.80%) Reuters
8 25 (2.97%) FactSet
9 19 (2.26%) Speakerbus
9 19 (2.26%) Wallstreet Suite
10 16 (1.90%) DevExpress
11 15 (1.78%) Sony
12 14 (1.66%) Tableau
13 12 (1.43%) Google
14 11 (1.31%) Calypso
15 9 (1.07%) RedGate
16 8 (0.95%) FXall
16 8 (0.95%) GoldenSource