Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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 > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 178 189
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11 -12
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 29 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.98% 0.40% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -33.33% +41.18%
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -14.29%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1467 1500 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.47% 34.25% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 883 935
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.84%
10th Percentile £210 £230 £211
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 39 63
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +52.38% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £46.20 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £21.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.91% +8.11%

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Fixed Income as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in Scotland

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fixed Income in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fixed Income in Scotland

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fixed Income in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fixed Income in Scotland

Fixed Income
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh - 25 £475 - 2
Glasgow -7 4 £500 +25.00%
Fixed Income
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 18 (62.07%) Finance
1 18 (62.07%) Asset Management
2 17 (58.62%) Equities
3 14 (48.28%) Charles River
4 12 (41.38%) thinkFolio
4 12 (41.38%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (37.93%) Front Office
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 7 (24.14%) Workflow
7 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
7 7 (24.14%) Derivative
7 7 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (24.14%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (17.24%) Investment Management
8 5 (17.24%) Markit EDM
8 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.79%) EMIR
9 4 (13.79%) FitNesse
9 4 (13.79%) Banking
10 3 (10.34%) MiFID
10 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
10 3 (10.34%) User Experience
10 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.34%) FATCA
10 3 (10.34%) HTML5
10 3 (10.34%) Solvency II
10 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
10 3 (10.34%) Migration

Fixed Income
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 12 (41.38%) thinkFolio
2 5 (17.24%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Front Office
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 16 (55.17%) Business Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Business Manager
4 7 (24.14%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Asset Management Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior UI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Asset Management Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Charles River Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 2 (6.90%) Angular 2
3 2 (6.90%) CSS3
3 2 (6.90%) React
3 2 (6.90%) Sass
3 2 (6.90%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Equities
2 7 (24.14%) Derivative
3 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.45%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Asset Management
2 12 (41.38%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (24.14%) Workflow
4 5 (17.24%) Investment Management
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
8 1 (3.45%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (3.45%) Functional Programming
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) EMIR
2 3 (10.34%) FATCA
2 3 (10.34%) GDPR
2 3 (10.34%) MiFID
2 3 (10.34%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Charles River