Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 313 287 265
Rank change year-on-year -26 -22 +41
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 507 827 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.91% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 2.81% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 625 717
England median daily rate £650 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -3.23%
10th Percentile £511 £500 £475
90th Percentile £800 £763 £725
UK median daily rate £650 £625 £600
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 20,471 29,401 30,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.37% 32.49% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,098 19,356 20,475
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £660
UK median daily rate £458 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.68% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 890 900 878
England median hourly rate £23.56 £21.00 £20.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% +0.37% +4.61%
10th Percentile £12.36 £12.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £24.25 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.27% -2.38% +5.00%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +5 501 £650 +4.00% 67
South East +76 5 £625 -
North of England +52 1 £800 +300.00% 1
North West +13 1 £800 +300.00% 1
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 363 (71.60%) Front Office
2 357 (70.41%) Finance
3 347 (68.44%) Java
4 301 (59.37%) Derivative
5 296 (58.38%) Asset Management
6 291 (57.40%) Agile Software Development
7 273 (53.85%) Software Engineering
8 267 (52.66%) Python
9 258 (50.89%) AWS
10 245 (48.32%) Web Services
11 201 (39.64%) Equities
12 187 (36.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 172 (33.93%) JavaScript
14 164 (32.35%) Banking
15 158 (31.16%) SQL
16 154 (30.37%) React
17 150 (29.59%) C#
18 144 (28.40%) R
19 127 (25.05%) Hedge funds
20 125 (24.65%) Investment Management
21 124 (24.46%) J2EE
22 122 (24.06%) Microservices
23 116 (22.88%) AngularJS
24 114 (22.49%) Analytics
25 109 (21.50%) Amazon S3
26 108 (21.30%) Node.js
27 106 (20.91%) C++
28 105 (20.71%) Amazon RDS
28 105 (20.71%) Greenfield Project
29 104 (20.51%) Decision-Making

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 14 (2.76%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (0.99%) Jupyter
4 4 (0.79%) Confluence
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 45 (8.88%) FINCAD Analytics
2 15 (2.96%) Markit EDM
3 14 (2.76%) PolarLake
3 14 (2.76%) thinkFolio
4 9 (1.78%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.99%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.20%) Eze OMS
7 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.20%) LongView
7 1 (0.20%) Minerva
7 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 258 (50.89%) AWS
2 109 (21.50%) Amazon S3
3 104 (20.51%) Azure
4 91 (17.95%) GCP
5 85 (16.77%) Amazon SQS
6 80 (15.78%) AWS Lambda
6 80 (15.78%) Serverless
7 64 (12.62%) Amazon ECS
8 57 (11.24%) OpenShift
9 46 (9.07%) Amazon EC2
9 46 (9.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 45 (8.88%) AWS Step Functions
11 15 (2.96%) GitHub
12 8 (1.58%) PaaS
13 4 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.39%) Office 365
16 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.39%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (20.71%) Amazon RDS
2 93 (18.34%) Amazon Athena
3 82 (16.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 70 (13.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 67 (13.21%) NoSQL
6 49 (9.66%) Amazon Aurora
7 45 (8.88%) MongoDB
8 44 (8.68%) SQL Server
9 43 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (6.11%) Relational Database
11 23 (4.54%) Redis
12 21 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (3.94%) Couchbase
13 20 (3.94%) DB2
13 20 (3.94%) HBase
13 20 (3.94%) MariaDB
13 20 (3.94%) Neo4j
13 20 (3.94%) RDBMS
14 13 (2.56%) Hadoop
15 11 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 69 (13.61%) RStudio
2 57 (11.24%) Artifactory
3 34 (6.71%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.93%) JIRA
5 24 (4.73%) TeamCity
6 16 (3.16%) Maven
7 15 (2.96%) Git (software)
8 13 (2.56%) JUnit
9 11 (2.17%) NUnit
10 7 (1.38%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.38%) Mockito
11 5 (0.99%) Subversion
12 4 (0.79%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.59%) Moq
14 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.39%) Gradle
14 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.39%) Selenium
14 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 363 (71.60%) Front Office
2 357 (70.41%) Finance
3 164 (32.35%) Banking
4 83 (16.37%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.35%) Back Office
6 8 (1.58%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.18%) Retail
8 4 (0.79%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.20%) International Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 274 (54.04%) Developer
2 146 (28.80%) Java Developer
3 95 (18.74%) AWS Developer
4 89 (17.55%) Senior Developer
5 68 (13.41%) Software Engineer
6 58 (11.44%) AWS Engineer
7 57 (11.24%) Analyst
8 51 (10.06%) Architect
9 50 (9.86%) Front Office Developer
9 50 (9.86%) Python Developer
10 45 (8.88%) Lead Developer
11 40 (7.89%) AWS Software Engineer
12 38 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
13 34 (6.71%) React Developer
14 33 (6.51%) Quantitative Developer
15 32 (6.31%) Senior Software Engineer
16 31 (6.11%) Java Engineer
16 31 (6.11%) Senior Python Developer
17 29 (5.72%) Electronic Trading Developer
18 27 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (48.32%) Web Services
2 154 (30.37%) React
3 124 (24.46%) J2EE
4 116 (22.88%) AngularJS
5 108 (21.30%) Node.js
6 76 (14.99%) .NET
7 40 (7.89%) Vue.js
8 35 (6.90%) J2SE
9 28 (5.52%) NumPy
9 28 (5.52%) REST
9 28 (5.52%) SciPy
10 26 (5.13%) FIX Protocol
11 25 (4.93%) Spring
12 23 (4.54%) Pandas
12 23 (4.54%) Redux
13 19 (3.75%) WPF
14 18 (3.55%) Hibernate
15 12 (2.37%) Esper
16 11 (2.17%) WCF
17 10 (1.97%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 301 (59.37%) Derivative
2 201 (39.64%) Equities
3 187 (36.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 127 (25.05%) Hedge funds
5 105 (20.71%) Greenfield Project
6 69 (13.61%) Equity Derivative
7 60 (11.83%) Blog
8 43 (8.48%) Reference Data
9 34 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (5.33%) Algorithms
11 26 (5.13%) Public Cloud
12 25 (4.93%) Virtual Team
13 17 (3.35%) Credit Derivative
14 16 (3.16%) Market Risk
15 12 (2.37%) Credit Risk
16 11 (2.17%) Data Structures
16 11 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
17 10 (1.97%) User Experience
18 7 (1.38%) Cloud Native
19 6 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.71%) Linux
2 14 (2.76%) Windows
3 10 (1.97%) Unix
4 4 (0.79%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.39%) Solaris
5 2 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (58.38%) Asset Management
2 291 (57.40%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 125 (24.65%) Investment Management
5 122 (24.06%) Microservices
6 114 (22.49%) Analytics
7 104 (20.51%) Decision-Making
8 92 (18.15%) Portfolio Management
9 69 (13.61%) Open Source
10 57 (11.24%) Electronic Trading
10 57 (11.24%) Fund Management
10 57 (11.24%) Quantitative Analysis
11 56 (11.05%) Mentoring
12 55 (10.85%) DevOps
13 54 (10.65%) Migration
14 45 (8.88%) Multithreading
15 41 (8.09%) Front End Development
16 36 (7.10%) Risk Analytics
16 36 (7.10%) Workflow
17 34 (6.71%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 347 (68.44%) Java
2 267 (52.66%) Python
3 172 (33.93%) JavaScript
4 158 (31.16%) SQL
5 150 (29.59%) C#
6 144 (28.40%) R
7 106 (20.91%) C++
8 36 (7.10%) Kotlin
9 20 (3.94%) Scala
10 13 (2.56%) VBA
11 10 (1.97%) C
12 9 (1.78%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.58%) PHP
14 7 (1.38%) Java 8
14 7 (1.38%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.18%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.59%) Haskell
16 3 (0.59%) Perl
17 2 (0.39%) F#
17 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (5.72%) Degree
2 6 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (0.99%) ISEB
4 4 (0.79%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) CFA
6 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.99%) Data Quality
1 5 (0.99%) EMIR
2 4 (0.79%) MiFID
2 4 (0.79%) QA
3 3 (0.59%) UCITS
4 2 (0.39%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 92 (18.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 64 (12.62%) Kubernetes
1 64 (12.62%) Terraform
2 2 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 62 (12.23%) Oracle
2 55 (10.85%) Bloomberg
3 27 (5.33%) Reuters
3 27 (5.33%) Sybase
4 24 (4.73%) Google
5 23 (4.54%) Microsoft
6 20 (3.94%) Charles River
7 15 (2.96%) ION Trading
8 4 (0.79%) CA
8 4 (0.79%) FIS
8 4 (0.79%) SmartStream
9 3 (0.59%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.59%) Eze Software Group
9 3 (0.59%) RedGate
10 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.39%) SimCorp
11 1 (0.20%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.20%) Murex
11 1 (0.20%) TIBCO