The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fixed Income in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fixed Income over the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 369 298
Rank change year-on-year +168 -71  
Contract jobs citing Fixed Income 549 309 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 0.58% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 1.75% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 230 329
Median daily rate £600 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £164 £380 £438
% change year-on-year -56.97% -13.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Fixed Income is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15365 17649 17726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.20% 33.26% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9982 11571 11114
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 579 649
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Fixed Income
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Fixed Income as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fixed Income over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fixed Income.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fixed Income in the UK

Fixed Income
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +149 534 £600 - 95
London +75 532 £600 - 91
City of London +51 111 £625 +4.16% 33
County Antrim - 10 £161 -
Northern Ireland - 10 £161 -
Belfast - 10 £161 -
Scotland +42 5 - - 6
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Canary Wharf +7 4 £750 +30.43%
Mayfair - 1 £800 -
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Bromley - 1 £575 -
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Fixed Income.

1 455 (45.91%) Front Office
2 434 (43.79%) Finance
3 387 (39.05%) Banking
4 316 (31.89%) Java
5 306 (30.88%) Derivative
6 294 (29.67%) SQL
7 286 (28.86%) C#
8 273 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
9 267 (26.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 243 (24.52%) Investment Banking
11 238 (24.02%) Equities
12 229 (23.11%) Electronic Trading
13 201 (20.28%) C++
14 158 (15.94%) SQL Server
15 153 (15.44%) .NET
15 153 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
16 146 (14.73%) Multithreading
17 132 (13.32%) Unix
18 129 (13.02%) Python
19 120 (12.11%) Oracle
20 118 (11.91%) ION Trading
21 115 (11.60%) Low Latency
22 111 (11.20%) MiFID
23 103 (10.39%) JavaScript
24 100 (10.09%) SDLC
25 95 (9.59%) Analytics
26 89 (8.98%) Windows
26 89 (8.98%) TDD
27 88 (8.88%) Business Analysis
28 86 (8.68%) Linux

Fixed Income
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (1.61%) CMS
2 14 (1.41%) DataSynapse
2 14 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (0.71%) Confluence
4 6 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.40%) Apache Qpid
5 4 (0.40%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.30%) Apache
6 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.20%) IIS
7 2 (0.20%) MTS
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.10%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.10%) nginx
Applications
1 61 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 79 (7.97%) ION MarketView
2 28 (2.83%) RMDS
3 23 (2.32%) thinkFolio
4 12 (1.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 7 (0.71%) Global One
5 7 (0.71%) IntelliMatch
6 5 (0.50%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.50%) Summit
7 4 (0.40%) LatentZero
8 3 (0.30%) Minerva
8 3 (0.30%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
8 3 (0.30%) SunGard GMI
8 3 (0.30%) SunGard Martini
9 2 (0.20%) Bloomberg AIM
9 2 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.20%) Sylvan
10 1 (0.10%) BondVision
10 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.10%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.10%) GitHub
2 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.51%) Firewall
2 13 (1.31%) NAS
2 13 (1.31%) SAN
3 10 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.50%) DSL
5 4 (0.40%) FIX Connectivity
6 3 (0.30%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.20%) LAN
7 2 (0.20%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.10%) FTP
8 1 (0.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 54 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 26 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (2.12%) KDB
5 20 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (1.51%) Data Mart
9 14 (1.41%) Big Data
10 13 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.21%) Kdb+
11 12 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.11%) OLAP
13 10 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.91%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.81%) DB2
16 7 (0.71%) Hazelcast
16 7 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
17 6 (0.61%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 50 (5.05%) TeamCity
2 44 (4.44%) Subversion
3 30 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 28 (2.83%) Visual Studio
5 27 (2.72%) JUnit
6 25 (2.52%) JIRA
7 23 (2.32%) NUnit
8 16 (1.61%) Grunt
9 14 (1.41%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.41%) Selenium
10 10 (1.01%) Maven
11 9 (0.91%) gulp
11 9 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (0.81%) Mockito
12 8 (0.81%) webpack
13 4 (0.40%) ERwin
13 4 (0.40%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.40%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 455 (45.91%) Front Office
2 434 (43.79%) Finance
3 387 (39.05%) Banking
4 243 (24.52%) Investment Banking
5 59 (5.95%) Back Office
6 26 (2.62%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.61%) Retail
8 15 (1.51%) Legal
9 12 (1.21%) Marketing
10 9 (0.91%) German Language
11 7 (0.71%) Prime Brokerage
12 5 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.30%) French Language
14 1 (0.10%) Advertising
14 1 (0.10%) Games
14 1 (0.10%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.10%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 592 (59.74%) Developer
2 246 (24.82%) Analyst
3 183 (18.47%) Java Developer
4 167 (16.85%) C# Developer
5 156 (15.74%) Business Analyst
6 110 (11.10%) Senior Developer
7 99 (9.99%) C++ Developer
8 91 (9.18%) Front Office Developer
9 79 (7.97%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 70 (7.06%) .NET Developer
11 65 (6.56%) SQL Developer
12 57 (5.75%) Senior Java Developer
13 54 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
14 53 (5.35%) Support Analyst
15 51 (5.15%) C++/C# Developer
15 51 (5.15%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 51 (5.15%) Python Developer
16 42 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
17 41 (4.14%) Quantitative Developer
18 40 (4.04%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (15.44%) .NET
2 86 (8.68%) XML
3 82 (8.27%) WPF
4 81 (8.17%) HTML
5 75 (7.57%) HTML5
6 63 (6.36%) AngularJS
7 58 (5.85%) FIX Protocol
8 49 (4.94%) Middleware
9 48 (4.84%) Spring
10 43 (4.34%) Rendezvous
11 36 (3.63%) CSS
11 36 (3.63%) Node.js
12 31 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 30 (3.03%) React
13 30 (3.03%) STL
13 30 (3.03%) WCF
14 25 (2.52%) .NET Framework
15 22 (2.22%) CSS3
16 21 (2.12%) WinForms
17 20 (2.02%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 306 (30.88%) Derivative
2 267 (26.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 238 (24.02%) Equities
4 153 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
5 77 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
6 56 (5.65%) Computer Science
7 54 (5.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 50 (5.05%) User Experience
9 37 (3.73%) OTC Derivatives
10 33 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
10 33 (3.33%) Virtual Team
11 32 (3.23%) Fintech
12 31 (3.13%) Algorithms
13 28 (2.83%) Grid Computing
14 26 (2.62%) Data Structures
14 26 (2.62%) Reference Data
15 23 (2.32%) Credit Derivative
15 23 (2.32%) Swaptions
16 20 (2.02%) Market Risk
17 18 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 132 (13.32%) Unix
2 89 (8.98%) Windows
3 86 (8.68%) Linux
4 8 (0.81%) Solaris
5 7 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.30%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.10%) Android
7 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (23.11%) Electronic Trading
3 146 (14.73%) Multithreading
4 115 (11.60%) Low Latency
5 100 (10.09%) SDLC
6 95 (9.59%) Analytics
7 89 (8.98%) TDD
8 88 (8.88%) Business Analysis
9 85 (8.58%) Risk Management
10 83 (8.38%) Asset Management
11 80 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (6.46%) Scrum
13 59 (5.95%) Workflow
14 49 (4.94%) Investment Management
14 49 (4.94%) OO
14 49 (4.94%) Project Management
15 48 (4.84%) Test Automation
16 46 (4.64%) Multithreaded Programming
17 45 (4.54%) Migration
18 41 (4.14%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 316 (31.89%) Java
2 294 (29.67%) SQL
3 286 (28.86%) C#
4 201 (20.28%) C++
5 129 (13.02%) Python
6 103 (10.39%) JavaScript
7 61 (6.16%) Scala
8 60 (6.05%) Perl
9 40 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 39 (3.94%) C
11 38 (3.83%) T-SQL
12 35 (3.53%) VBA
13 29 (2.93%) ES6
14 22 (2.22%) XAML
15 16 (1.61%) TypeScript
16 15 (1.51%) R
17 9 (0.91%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.61%) Lisp
19 5 (0.50%) MATLAB
20 4 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (6.46%) Degree
2 18 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.81%) CFA
3 8 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 7 (0.71%) PMP
5 5 (0.50%) ISEB
6 3 (0.30%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.30%) PhD
6 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.20%) IIBA
7 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.10%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (11.20%) MiFID
2 48 (4.84%) QA
3 24 (2.42%) EMIR
4 16 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.40%) PMO
7 2 (0.20%) GDPR
7 2 (0.20%) SLA
8 1 (0.10%) FATCA
8 1 (0.10%) IFRS
8 1 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (0.71%) Platform Symphony
2 6 (0.61%) Docker
2 6 (0.61%) HDFS
3 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.30%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.20%) Ansible
3 2 (0.20%) Control-M
4 1 (0.10%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.10%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.10%) Kibana
4 1 (0.10%) logstash
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.10%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.10%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 120 (12.11%) Oracle
2 118 (11.91%) ION Trading
3 86 (8.68%) Microsoft
4 84 (8.48%) Sybase
5 52 (5.25%) Bloomberg
6 48 (4.84%) TIBCO
7 39 (3.94%) Murex
8 32 (3.23%) Reuters
9 22 (2.22%) Charles River
10 13 (1.31%) Tradeweb
11 12 (1.21%) Solace
11 12 (1.21%) Sun
12 10 (1.01%) IBM
12 10 (1.01%) Perforce
13 9 (0.91%) Calypso
13 9 (0.91%) SunGard
14 8 (0.81%) Fidessa
14 8 (0.81%) Informatica
15 7 (0.71%) Google
16 5 (0.50%) Sophis
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £495.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £575.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago