The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 529 500 465
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -35
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 95 136 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.90% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 95 117
Median daily rate £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £675 £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
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15432 15170 14365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.11% 28.76% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10748 10568 9507
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 265 162
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in England

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Histogram in England

FIX Protocol
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

FIX Protocol Hourly Rate Trend in England

FIX Protocol
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -47 88 £575 - 41
North West - 4 £413 -
East Midlands -6 3 £425 -6.84%
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 99 (55.31%) Front Office
2 92 (51.40%) Electronic Trading
3 71 (39.66%) Java
4 69 (38.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 69 (38.55%) Finance
5 65 (36.31%) SQL
6 62 (34.64%) Unix
7 60 (33.52%) Multithreading
8 56 (31.28%) Banking
9 55 (30.73%) Linux
10 54 (30.17%) Oracle
11 52 (29.05%) Algorithmic Trading
12 49 (27.37%) Low Latency
12 49 (27.37%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (25.14%) SQL Server
13 45 (25.14%) Equities
14 41 (22.91%) C#
15 39 (21.79%) Windows
16 38 (21.23%) Market Making
17 35 (19.55%) C++
18 32 (17.88%) TIBCO
19 30 (16.76%) Python
19 30 (16.76%) Fixed Income
19 30 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
19 30 (16.76%) RMDS
19 30 (16.76%) Investment Banking
20 28 (15.64%) Risk Management
20 28 (15.64%) Rendezvous
21 26 (14.53%) WPF
22 25 (13.97%) Derivative

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 11 (6.15%) Confluence
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.68%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) GemFire
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (16.76%) RMDS
2 3 (1.68%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 3 (1.68%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.56%) Eikon
3 1 (0.56%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.56%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.56%) Minerva
3 1 (0.56%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.79%) VPN
3 3 (1.68%) SSL
4 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
5 1 (0.56%) Multicast
5 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.56%) NGN
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.91%) DB2
4 5 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.23%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.23%) KDB
6 3 (1.68%) Big Data
6 3 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.68%) HBase
6 3 (1.68%) Impala
6 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.12%) MySQL
7 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.56%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.82%) JUnit
2 11 (6.15%) JIRA
2 11 (6.15%) Subversion
3 8 (4.47%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.79%) ERwin
4 5 (2.79%) Gradle
4 5 (2.79%) Maven
4 5 (2.79%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.12%) Ant
6 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.12%) JSUnit
6 2 (1.12%) NUnit
6 2 (1.12%) QUnit
6 2 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.12%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.12%) Toad
General
1 99 (55.31%) Front Office
2 69 (38.55%) Finance
3 56 (31.28%) Banking
4 30 (16.76%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.15%) Back Office
6 9 (5.03%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.68%) Legal
7 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (50.84%) Developer
2 47 (26.26%) Analyst
3 38 (21.23%) Java Developer
4 31 (17.32%) Support Analyst
5 26 (14.53%) C# Developer
6 22 (12.29%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 21 (11.73%) Unix Support
8 19 (10.61%) Unix Analyst
8 19 (10.61%) Unix Support Analyst
9 17 (9.50%) Applications Support
9 17 (9.50%) Senior Developer
10 15 (8.38%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
10 15 (8.38%) C++ Developer
10 15 (8.38%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 13 (7.26%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 13 (7.26%) Electronic Trading Support
11 13 (7.26%) SQL Analyst
12 12 (6.70%) FX Support Analyst
12 12 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (6.70%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.64%) Rendezvous
2 26 (14.53%) WPF
3 25 (13.97%) WinForms
4 20 (11.17%) XML
5 16 (8.94%) HTML
6 13 (7.26%) FpML
7 10 (5.59%) HTML5
7 10 (5.59%) JMS
7 10 (5.59%) jQuery
8 7 (3.91%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.91%) CSS
8 7 (3.91%) Spring
9 6 (3.35%) .NET
9 6 (3.35%) JSON
9 6 (3.35%) Middleware
10 5 (2.79%) CSS3
10 5 (2.79%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.79%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (2.79%) LESS
10 5 (2.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 69 (38.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 49 (27.37%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (25.14%) Equities
4 30 (16.76%) Fixed Income
5 25 (13.97%) Derivative
6 8 (4.47%) Fintech
7 6 (3.35%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (3.35%) SWIFT
8 5 (2.79%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.79%) SCADA
8 5 (2.79%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.68%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.68%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.68%) User Experience
11 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (34.64%) Unix
2 55 (30.73%) Linux
3 39 (21.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Solaris
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (51.40%) Electronic Trading
2 60 (33.52%) Multithreading
3 52 (29.05%) Algorithmic Trading
4 49 (27.37%) Low Latency
5 38 (21.23%) Market Making
6 30 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (15.64%) Risk Management
8 24 (13.41%) Performance Optimisation
9 17 (9.50%) Data Management
10 16 (8.94%) Workflow
11 15 (8.38%) OO
12 14 (7.82%) Project Management
12 14 (7.82%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.15%) ITIL
13 11 (6.15%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (5.03%) Data Modelling
16 8 (4.47%) Analytics
16 8 (4.47%) E-Commerce
16 8 (4.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (39.66%) Java
2 65 (36.31%) SQL
3 41 (22.91%) C#
4 35 (19.55%) C++
5 30 (16.76%) Python
6 12 (6.70%) Perl
7 11 (6.15%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.59%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.03%) Tcl
10 5 (2.79%) C
11 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.23%) Scala
12 2 (1.12%) ES6
12 2 (1.12%) Ruby
12 2 (1.12%) VBA
13 1 (0.56%) Korn
13 1 (0.56%) PHP
13 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.12%) PhD
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.26%) QA
2 9 (5.03%) MiFID
3 5 (2.79%) SLA
3 5 (2.79%) Solvency II
4 4 (2.23%) EMIR
5 3 (1.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.56%) NFS
1 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.68%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.68%) Oozie
3 1 (0.56%) Graphite
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) Opsview
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) yum
Vendors
1 54 (30.17%) Oracle
2 32 (17.88%) TIBCO
3 25 (13.97%) Reuters
4 23 (12.85%) Fidessa
5 16 (8.94%) Sybase
6 13 (7.26%) ION Trading
7 12 (6.70%) FXall
8 11 (6.15%) Currenex
9 10 (5.59%) Bloomberg
10 6 (3.35%) Sun
11 4 (2.23%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.23%) Splunk
12 3 (1.68%) MarketAxess
12 3 (1.68%) Perforce
12 3 (1.68%) Radianz
13 2 (1.12%) Infragistics
13 2 (1.12%) Syncfusion
14 1 (0.56%) 3PAR
14 1 (0.56%) Solace
14 1 (0.56%) Tradeweb
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