The first table below looks at the demand for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Canary Wharf region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 22 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.65% - 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% - 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 93 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.22% 26.05% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 73 97
Average daily rate £575 £600 £536
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
FIX Protocol
London

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FIX Protocol across the Canary Wharf region.

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

FIX Protocol
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FIX Protocol.

1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FIX Protocol. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle