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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 139 159 146
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 21 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.94% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 3.18% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 49 48
Median daily rate £550 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £372 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £406
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FIX Protocol
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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
1168 1731 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.12% 29.64% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 1398 1347
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +0.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 28 (49.12%) SQL
3 25 (43.86%) Front Office
4 24 (42.11%) Banking
5 22 (38.60%) Unix
6 21 (36.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (36.84%) Equities
7 20 (35.09%) Investment Banking
8 19 (33.33%) Linux
9 17 (29.82%) Low Latency
10 15 (26.32%) Java
11 14 (24.56%) Fixed Income
12 13 (22.81%) Derivative
12 13 (22.81%) Windows
13 12 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
14 10 (17.54%) Multithreading
14 10 (17.54%) C++
15 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (14.04%) XML
17 7 (12.28%) FpML
17 7 (12.28%) OO
17 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
18 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
18 6 (10.53%) Fidessa
18 6 (10.53%) Algorithmic Trading
19 5 (8.77%) Change Management
19 5 (8.77%) Workflow
19 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
19 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
19 5 (8.77%) Data Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) ION MarketView
1 3 (5.26%) MetaTrader
2 2 (3.51%) LatentZero
2 2 (3.51%) Minerva
3 1 (1.75%) Eikon
3 1 (1.75%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (3.51%) DHCP
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) NGN
4 1 (1.75%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.51%) OLTP
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Emacs
General
1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 25 (43.86%) Front Office
3 24 (42.11%) Banking
4 20 (35.09%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Retail
6 2 (3.51%) Back Office
6 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) FIX Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Applications Support
4 8 (14.04%) Business Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) C++ Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Unix Support
7 3 (5.26%) Fidessa Support
7 3 (5.26%) FIX Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) FIX Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Onboarding Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) XML
2 7 (12.28%) FpML
3 4 (7.02%) FIXML
3 4 (7.02%) Middleware
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 4 (7.02%) XML Schema
4 2 (3.51%) Akka
4 2 (3.51%) JSON
4 2 (3.51%) Node.js
4 2 (3.51%) REST
4 2 (3.51%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.75%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Equities
1 21 (36.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (24.56%) Fixed Income
3 13 (22.81%) Derivative
4 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (5.26%) SWIFT
6 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.51%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) Statistics
7 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.75%) Fintech
7 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Physics
7 1 (1.75%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Unix
2 19 (33.33%) Linux
3 13 (22.81%) Windows
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Low Latency
2 12 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
3 10 (17.54%) Multithreading
4 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
4 7 (12.28%) OO
5 6 (10.53%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Change Management
6 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Data Management
6 5 (8.77%) UML
6 5 (8.77%) Workflow
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL
7 4 (7.02%) SDLC
8 3 (5.26%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.26%) Data Governance
8 3 (5.26%) High Availability
8 3 (5.26%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) SQL
2 15 (26.32%) Java
3 10 (17.54%) C++
4 5 (8.77%) Perl
4 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) PhD
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO20022
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) ISO15022
3 1 (1.75%) MiFID
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (3.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Fidessa
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) ION Trading
5 2 (3.51%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) FXall
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.75%) Reuters
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.75%) StreamBase
6 1 (1.75%) SunGard
6 1 (1.75%) Sybase
6 1 (1.75%) Trayport
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