Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 349 280
Rank change year-on-year +252 -69 -49
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 742 517 918
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.37% 0.70% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.90% 2.23% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 274 702
Median daily rate £650 £625 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £475 £500 £476
90th Percentile £804 £781 £750
UK median daily rate £645 £625 £625
% change year-on-year +3.20% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 10,758 23,154 30,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.43% 31.28% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,869 14,833 20,185
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £260 £263 £281
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 937 965
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.17% +14.25% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.96 £12.18
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £49.69
Median hourly rate £34.00 £22.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year +48.28% +14.65% -

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Fixed Income as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Fixed Income in England.

Daily rate trend for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Fixed Income in England over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Fixed Income in England

Fixed Income
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Fixed Income in England.

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 1 December 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 +123 740 £648 +3.60% 51
East of England - 2 £750 -
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 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.

1 524 (70.62%) Finance
2 517 (69.68%) Java
3 503 (67.79%) Front Office
4 420 (56.60%) Derivative
5 404 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
6 392 (52.83%) Python
7 379 (51.08%) Equities
8 359 (48.38%) Web Services
9 355 (47.84%) Asset Management
10 349 (47.04%) AWS
11 310 (41.78%) Software Engineering
12 286 (38.54%) JavaScript
13 284 (38.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 274 (36.93%) Investment Management
15 270 (36.39%) Banking
16 249 (33.56%) Hedge funds
17 245 (33.02%) React
18 235 (31.67%) AngularJS
19 227 (30.59%) Investment Banking
20 191 (25.74%) SQL
21 183 (24.66%) Vue.js
22 148 (19.95%) Azure
23 137 (18.46%) GCP
24 122 (16.44%) Electronic Trading
25 119 (16.04%) Docker
26 118 (15.90%) Serverless
27 116 (15.63%) AWS Lambda
27 116 (15.63%) Kubernetes
27 116 (15.63%) Kotlin
28 114 (15.36%) Amazon S3

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 59 (7.95%) Apache
2 39 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 23 (3.10%) JBoss
4 21 (2.83%) Red Hat Fuse
5 19 (2.56%) Mule
6 17 (2.29%) Confluence
7 10 (1.35%) MTS
8 8 (1.08%) Jupyter
9 7 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.81%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) InVision
5 2 (0.27%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 29 (3.91%) ION MarketView
2 28 (3.77%) Markit EDM
3 26 (3.50%) Eagle PACE
4 11 (1.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 5 (0.67%) Front Arena
6 4 (0.54%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.54%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.40%) Bloomberg AIM
7 3 (0.40%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 349 (47.04%) AWS
2 148 (19.95%) Azure
3 137 (18.46%) GCP
4 118 (15.90%) Serverless
5 116 (15.63%) AWS Lambda
6 114 (15.36%) Amazon S3
7 111 (14.96%) Amazon EC2
8 66 (8.89%) OpenShift
9 43 (5.80%) Amazon SQS
10 39 (5.26%) Amazon ECS
11 36 (4.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.40%) Apigee
12 3 (0.40%) AWS Step Functions
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.94%) FIX Connectivity
2 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.40%) Multicast
4 2 (0.27%) AMQP
5 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 75 (10.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 56 (7.55%) Apache Ignite
3 56 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 39 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 37 (4.99%) Amazon RDS
6 33 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 32 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 23 (3.10%) MySQL
9 7 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.81%) Redis
11 5 (0.67%) Hazelcast
11 5 (0.67%) KDB
12 4 (0.54%) Big Data
12 4 (0.54%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.27%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.27%) MS Access
14 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 68 (9.16%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.60%) Maven
3 45 (6.06%) Artifactory
4 43 (5.80%) RStudio
5 36 (4.85%) Jenkins
6 26 (3.50%) JIRA
7 23 (3.10%) Cucumber
8 20 (2.70%) JUnit
8 20 (2.70%) Subversion
9 19 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (2.16%) FishEye
10 16 (2.16%) Hudson
10 16 (2.16%) jMock
11 12 (1.62%) Robot Framework
12 5 (0.67%) git-flow
13 4 (0.54%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.40%) GCC
14 3 (0.40%) GDB
15 2 (0.27%) Ant
15 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 524 (70.62%) Finance
2 503 (67.79%) Front Office
3 270 (36.39%) Banking
4 227 (30.59%) Investment Banking
5 48 (6.47%) Back Office
6 9 (1.21%) Advertising
7 6 (0.81%) Legal
7 6 (0.81%) Marketing
8 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.27%) French Language
9 2 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 534 (71.97%) Developer
2 212 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 177 (23.85%) Software Engineer
4 166 (22.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 154 (20.75%) Python Developer
6 116 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 109 (14.69%) Python Engineer
8 98 (13.21%) AWS Engineer
9 77 (10.38%) Python Software Engineer
10 76 (10.24%) Front Office Developer
11 71 (9.57%) Analyst
12 66 (8.89%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 65 (8.76%) AWS Developer
13 65 (8.76%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 65 (8.76%) JavaScript Engineer
14 64 (8.63%) Senior Developer
15 52 (7.01%) Senior Java Developer
16 43 (5.80%) Lead Developer
17 36 (4.85%) Finance Manager
18 35 (4.72%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (48.38%) Web Services
2 245 (33.02%) React
3 235 (31.67%) AngularJS
4 183 (24.66%) Vue.js
5 109 (14.69%) Node.js
6 74 (9.97%) .NET
7 52 (7.01%) Spring
8 40 (5.39%) Protocol Buffers
9 37 (4.99%) gRPC
9 37 (4.99%) Middleware
10 35 (4.72%) .NET Core
10 35 (4.72%) ASP.NET
11 33 (4.45%) JMS
12 32 (4.31%) ASP.NET Core
12 32 (4.31%) J2SE
13 31 (4.18%) Hibernate
13 31 (4.18%) J2EE
13 31 (4.18%) Pandas
14 30 (4.04%) XML
15 27 (3.64%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 420 (56.60%) Derivative
2 379 (51.08%) Equities
3 284 (38.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 249 (33.56%) Hedge funds
5 65 (8.76%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (6.33%) Credit Derivative
7 33 (4.45%) Blog
8 28 (3.77%) Reference Data
9 14 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
11 11 (1.48%) User Experience
12 10 (1.35%) Eurex
13 9 (1.21%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
14 6 (0.81%) Robotics
15 5 (0.67%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.67%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
17 3 (0.40%) Algorithms
17 3 (0.40%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.03%) Linux
2 33 (4.45%) Unix
3 14 (1.89%) Windows
4 8 (1.08%) CentOS
5 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (47.84%) Asset Management
3 310 (41.78%) Software Engineering
4 274 (36.93%) Investment Management
5 122 (16.44%) Electronic Trading
6 90 (12.13%) Analytics
7 86 (11.59%) Migration
8 80 (10.78%) DevOps
9 75 (10.11%) Microservices
10 73 (9.84%) Multithreading
11 71 (9.57%) Decision-Making
12 67 (9.03%) Scrum
13 66 (8.89%) Portfolio Management
14 63 (8.49%) SDLC
15 62 (8.36%) OO
16 56 (7.55%) Low Latency
17 55 (7.41%) Fintech
17 55 (7.41%) TDD
18 47 (6.33%) Open Source
19 38 (5.12%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 517 (69.68%) Java
2 392 (52.83%) Python
3 286 (38.54%) JavaScript
4 191 (25.74%) SQL
5 116 (15.63%) Kotlin
6 98 (13.21%) C#
7 81 (10.92%) R
8 61 (8.22%) C++
8 61 (8.22%) TypeScript
9 41 (5.53%) Scala
10 26 (3.50%) C
11 20 (2.70%) Clojure
11 20 (2.70%) VBA
12 18 (2.43%) T-SQL
13 15 (2.02%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.94%) Java 8
16 6 (0.81%) ES6
17 5 (0.67%) Ada
17 5 (0.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (2.56%) Degree
2 9 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (1.08%) PhD
4 4 (0.54%) CFA
4 4 (0.54%) CIMA
5 3 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.54%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.27%) MiFID
4 1 (0.13%) EMIR
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 119 (16.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 116 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 76 (10.24%) Terraform
3 8 (1.08%) Consul
3 8 (1.08%) Packer
4 5 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.13%) Ansible
5 1 (0.13%) Control-M
5 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 93 (12.53%) Bloomberg
2 79 (10.65%) Google
3 49 (6.60%) ION Trading
4 30 (4.04%) Reuters
5 26 (3.50%) FactSet
6 25 (3.37%) Sybase
7 20 (2.70%) Oracle
8 19 (2.56%) Murex
9 16 (2.16%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.62%) Tradeweb
11 11 (1.48%) MarketAxess
12 9 (1.21%) Microsoft
13 6 (0.81%) Charles River
14 5 (0.67%) Telerik
15 4 (0.54%) SimCorp
15 4 (0.54%) TIBCO
16 3 (0.40%) DevExpress
16 3 (0.40%) MuleSoft
16 3 (0.40%) Syncfusion
16 3 (0.40%) WSO2