The table below looks at the statistics for QuickFIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickFIX over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
QuickFIX
Rank 199 - 217
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickFIX 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% - 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£525 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1686 1703 2073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.66% 29.76% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1286 1618
Average daily rate £450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

QuickFIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

QuickFIX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QuickFIX
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 QuickFIX across the City of London region.

QuickFIX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

QuickFIX
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 QuickFIX across the City of London region.

QuickFIX Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

QuickFIX
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing QuickFIX 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 QuickFIX.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) ITRS Geneos

QuickFIX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing QuickFIX 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 QuickFIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat