The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 149 148 172
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 24 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.80% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 2.56% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 29
Median daily rate £515 £530 £630
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% -15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £418 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £488 £413
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FIX Protocol
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1193 1444 1765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.87% 31.11% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1007 1201 1349
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing FIX Protocol as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

FIX Protocol
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol across the City of London region.

FIX Protocol Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol 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 City of London region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 28 (63.64%) Front Office
2 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 23 (52.27%) Electronic Trading
3 19 (43.18%) Banking
4 18 (40.91%) SQL
5 17 (38.64%) Java
5 17 (38.64%) Unix
5 17 (38.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (36.36%) Linux
7 15 (34.09%) Equities
8 14 (31.82%) Fixed Income
8 14 (31.82%) Multithreading
9 13 (29.55%) Low Latency
10 12 (27.27%) Windows
11 11 (25.00%) Investment Banking
12 9 (20.45%) Derivative
12 9 (20.45%) Oracle
13 8 (18.18%) C++
14 7 (15.91%) Data Management
14 7 (15.91%) Python
14 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (13.64%) Financial Institution
15 6 (13.64%) TIBCO
15 6 (13.64%) Rendezvous
15 6 (13.64%) Bloomberg
15 6 (13.64%) RMDS
16 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
16 5 (11.36%) Perl
16 5 (11.36%) SQL Server

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) RMDS
2 2 (4.55%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (4.55%) ION MarketView
3 1 (2.27%) Eikon
3 1 (2.27%) LatentZero
3 1 (2.27%) MetaTrader
3 1 (2.27%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) NGN
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (63.64%) Front Office
2 23 (52.27%) Finance
3 19 (43.18%) Banking
4 11 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (13.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Support Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Unix Support
7 6 (13.64%) Applications Support
7 6 (13.64%) C++ Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Unix Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) Unix Support Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 3 (6.82%) FIX Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Senior C++ Developer
10 2 (4.55%) FIX Business Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Front Office Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Rendezvous
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) FpML
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.27%) CGI
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) CSS3
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) JMS
3 1 (2.27%) JMX
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.27%) LESS
3 1 (2.27%) RequireJS
3 1 (2.27%) Sass
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (34.09%) Equities
3 14 (31.82%) Fixed Income
4 9 (20.45%) Derivative
5 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (11.36%) Fintech
7 3 (6.82%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (6.82%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
8 2 (4.55%) Statistics
9 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
9 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Unix
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 12 (27.27%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Electronic Trading
2 14 (31.82%) Multithreading
3 13 (29.55%) Low Latency
4 7 (15.91%) Data Management
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
7 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Workflow
8 2 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Complexity Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Refactoring
8 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.55%) Time Series Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) C++
4 7 (15.91%) Python
5 5 (11.36%) Perl
6 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.55%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) Korn
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.55%) MiFID
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Bloomberg
2 6 (13.64%) TIBCO
3 4 (9.09%) Fidessa
3 4 (9.09%) Reuters
4 2 (4.55%) FXall
4 2 (4.55%) ION Trading
4 2 (4.55%) MarketAxess
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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