Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 369 256 216
Rank change year-on-year -113 -40 +137
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 495 990 1,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 1.05% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% 3.20% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 745 879
England median daily rate £613 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £450 £475 £463
90th Percentile £775 £738 £725
UK median daily rate £613 £625 £600
% change year-on-year -2.00% +4.17% -
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 24,282 30,948 30,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.42% 32.73% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,584 20,398 20,334
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 958 925
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.36 £12.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -62 486 £613 -2.00% 70
South East +51 4 £550 -4.35%
North West - 4 £413 - 4
North of England - 4 £413 - 4
West Midlands - 1 £750 -
Midlands - 1 £750 -
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 337 (68.08%) Front Office
2 335 (67.68%) Finance
3 300 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
4 294 (59.39%) Java
5 256 (51.72%) Derivative
6 246 (49.70%) Software Engineering
7 241 (48.69%) Asset Management
8 232 (46.87%) Python
9 211 (42.63%) AWS
10 201 (40.61%) Web Services
11 181 (36.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 180 (36.36%) C#
13 162 (32.73%) JavaScript
14 155 (31.31%) React
15 153 (30.91%) Equities
16 145 (29.29%) SQL
17 131 (26.46%) Banking
18 118 (23.84%) C++
18 118 (23.84%) AngularJS
19 112 (22.63%) Investment Management
20 110 (22.22%) Docker
21 95 (19.19%) Microservices
22 93 (18.79%) Node.js
23 89 (17.98%) J2EE
24 88 (17.78%) Amazon S3
25 85 (17.17%) Portfolio Management
26 84 (16.97%) Amazon RDS
27 83 (16.77%) R
28 81 (16.36%) Front End Development
29 79 (15.96%) Analytics

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 15 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.62%) Confluence
3 5 (1.01%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (5.25%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (1.62%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.41%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.01%) ION MarketView
4 5 (1.01%) PolarLake
5 4 (0.81%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.40%) Bloomberg AIM
6 2 (0.40%) Eikon
7 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.20%) Eze OMS
7 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.20%) LongView
7 1 (0.20%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 211 (42.63%) AWS
2 88 (17.78%) Amazon S3
3 67 (13.54%) AWS Lambda
3 67 (13.54%) Serverless
4 60 (12.12%) Amazon SQS
5 49 (9.90%) GitHub
6 47 (9.49%) Amazon ECS
7 44 (8.89%) Azure
8 43 (8.69%) OpenShift
9 42 (8.48%) Amazon EC2
9 42 (8.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 30 (6.06%) GCP
11 11 (2.22%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.81%) PaaS
13 3 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.40%) npm
14 2 (0.40%) Office 365
14 2 (0.40%) Yarn
15 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.20%) Firewall
2 1 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.97%) Amazon RDS
2 62 (12.53%) Amazon Athena
2 62 (12.53%) Amazon Redshift
3 48 (9.70%) SQL Server
4 44 (8.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 38 (7.68%) NoSQL
6 33 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
7 31 (6.26%) Relational Database
8 28 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (4.85%) MongoDB
10 18 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (3.23%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (2.63%) Big Data
14 12 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (2.22%) KDB
15 11 (2.22%) Power BI
15 11 (2.22%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.62%) Presto
17 7 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 70 (14.14%) RStudio
2 43 (8.69%) Artifactory
3 34 (6.87%) JIRA
4 25 (5.05%) TeamCity
5 13 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.82%) Maven
6 9 (1.82%) NUnit
7 7 (1.41%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.21%) JUnit
9 4 (0.81%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.81%) Mockito
10 3 (0.61%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.61%) webpack
11 2 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.40%) Subversion
11 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 337 (68.08%) Front Office
2 335 (67.68%) Finance
3 131 (26.46%) Banking
4 78 (15.76%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.43%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.83%) Back Office
7 11 (2.22%) Legal
8 8 (1.62%) Retail
9 5 (1.01%) Prime Brokerage
10 4 (0.81%) Advertising
11 3 (0.61%) International Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 274 (55.35%) Developer
2 126 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 94 (18.99%) Senior Developer
4 89 (17.98%) Software Engineer
5 75 (15.15%) AWS Developer
6 70 (14.14%) Analyst
7 63 (12.73%) AWS Engineer
8 62 (12.53%) AWS Software Engineer
9 58 (11.72%) Lead Developer
10 52 (10.51%) React Developer
11 44 (8.89%) Architect
12 37 (7.47%) Senior Java Developer
13 36 (7.27%) C# Developer
13 36 (7.27%) Python Developer
14 34 (6.87%) Business Analyst
14 34 (6.87%) Lead Software Engineer
14 34 (6.87%) SQL Developer
15 31 (6.26%) AWS Architect
16 30 (6.06%) Front Office Developer
17 28 (5.66%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (40.61%) Web Services
2 155 (31.31%) React
3 118 (23.84%) AngularJS
4 93 (18.79%) Node.js
5 89 (17.98%) J2EE
6 59 (11.92%) .NET
7 29 (5.86%) REST
7 29 (5.86%) Spring
8 27 (5.45%) Vue.js
8 27 (5.45%) WPF
9 26 (5.25%) Hibernate
10 20 (4.04%) CSS
10 20 (4.04%) NumPy
10 20 (4.04%) SciPy
11 19 (3.84%) J2SE
11 19 (3.84%) Redux
12 18 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
13 17 (3.43%) HTML
14 16 (3.23%) Pandas
15 14 (2.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 256 (51.72%) Derivative
2 181 (36.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 153 (30.91%) Equities
4 74 (14.95%) Greenfield Project
5 59 (11.92%) Equity Derivative
6 54 (10.91%) Hedge funds
7 32 (6.46%) Reference Data
8 30 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (6.06%) Virtual Team
9 19 (3.84%) Algorithms
9 19 (3.84%) Blog
9 19 (3.84%) Credit Risk
10 18 (3.64%) Public Cloud
11 16 (3.23%) User Experience
12 12 (2.42%) Data Structures
13 11 (2.22%) OTC Derivatives
14 8 (1.62%) Credit Derivative
15 7 (1.41%) Cloud Native
16 6 (1.21%) Management Information System
16 6 (1.21%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.85%) Linux
2 21 (4.24%) Windows
3 14 (2.83%) Unix
4 4 (0.81%) Solaris
4 4 (0.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.81%) Windows NT
5 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (49.70%) Software Engineering
3 241 (48.69%) Asset Management
4 112 (22.63%) Investment Management
5 95 (19.19%) Microservices
6 85 (17.17%) Portfolio Management
7 81 (16.36%) Front End Development
8 79 (15.96%) Analytics
9 72 (14.55%) Mentoring
10 65 (13.13%) Decision-Making
10 65 (13.13%) Fund Management
11 50 (10.10%) DevOps
12 49 (9.90%) Quantitative Analysis
13 47 (9.49%) Open Source
13 47 (9.49%) TDD
14 41 (8.28%) Workflow
15 40 (8.08%) Electronic Trading
15 40 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
16 39 (7.88%) Multithreading
17 37 (7.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 294 (59.39%) Java
2 232 (46.87%) Python
3 180 (36.36%) C#
4 162 (32.73%) JavaScript
5 145 (29.29%) SQL
6 118 (23.84%) C++
7 83 (16.77%) R
8 22 (4.44%) TypeScript
9 12 (2.42%) C
10 11 (2.22%) Scala
11 9 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.62%) VBA
13 5 (1.01%) Java 8
13 5 (1.01%) Perl
14 3 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.61%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.40%) ES6
15 2 (0.40%) Go
15 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (5.45%) Degree
2 19 (3.84%) AWS Certification
3 5 (1.01%) CFA
3 5 (1.01%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.61%) ISEB
5 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.22%) QA
2 5 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.61%) EMIR
3 3 (0.61%) UCITS
4 2 (0.40%) MiFID
5 1 (0.20%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 110 (22.22%) Docker
2 3 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 61 (12.32%) Kubernetes
2 47 (9.49%) Terraform
3 2 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.20%) Control-M
4 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (15.15%) Bloomberg
2 59 (11.92%) Reuters
3 45 (9.09%) Oracle
4 22 (4.44%) Sybase
5 20 (4.04%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.23%) Charles River
7 7 (1.41%) Tableau
8 6 (1.21%) ION Trading
8 6 (1.21%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.01%) FactSet
9 5 (1.01%) Murex
9 5 (1.01%) SimCorp
10 3 (0.61%) Cognos
10 3 (0.61%) Eze Software Group
10 3 (0.61%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.61%) Google
10 3 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.40%) CA
11 2 (0.40%) CQG
11 2 (0.40%) SmartStream