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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 519 442 384
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -58
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 106 172 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.26% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 134 172
Median daily rate £575 £575 £560
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £675 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £420
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -0.29%
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
14122 13694 13211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.22% 27.31% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9153 8895
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 187 166
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -77 102 £575 - 58
East Midlands - 4 £450 -
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 122 (47.29%) Front Office
2 103 (39.92%) SQL
3 97 (37.60%) Finance
4 94 (36.43%) Unix
5 92 (35.66%) Banking
6 91 (35.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 87 (33.72%) Electronic Trading
8 86 (33.33%) Low Latency
9 84 (32.56%) Equities
10 79 (30.62%) Java
11 76 (29.46%) Multithreading
12 75 (29.07%) Linux
13 64 (24.81%) C#
14 63 (24.42%) Investment Banking
15 61 (23.64%) C++
16 58 (22.48%) Analytical Skills
17 50 (19.38%) Algorithmic Trading
17 50 (19.38%) Fidessa
18 48 (18.60%) Oracle
19 46 (17.83%) Windows
20 43 (16.67%) Fixed Income
21 41 (15.89%) Risk Management
22 40 (15.50%) XML
23 39 (15.12%) Derivative
23 39 (15.12%) Market Making
24 35 (13.57%) WPF
25 32 (12.40%) Data Modelling
26 31 (12.02%) Sybase
26 31 (12.02%) FpML
27 30 (11.63%) SQL Server

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 15 (5.81%) Confluence
2 6 (2.33%) Node.js
3 4 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.16%) Apache
4 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.16%) JBoss
4 3 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) GemFire
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.10%) ION MarketView
2 7 (2.71%) RMDS
3 4 (1.55%) MetaTrader
4 3 (1.16%) Endur
4 3 (1.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.39%) Eikon
5 1 (0.39%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.39%) Global One
5 1 (0.39%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.39%) Minerva
5 1 (0.39%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.39%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.39%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.39%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.69%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.04%) Firewall
3 9 (3.49%) Multicast
4 8 (3.10%) VPN
5 4 (1.55%) SSL
5 4 (1.55%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.16%) DHCP
6 3 (1.16%) DNS
7 2 (0.78%) BGP
7 2 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.78%) LDAP
7 2 (0.78%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.78%) SAN
7 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.39%) HTTP
8 1 (0.39%) Internet
8 1 (0.39%) LAN
8 1 (0.39%) NGN
8 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.10%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.71%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.94%) OLTP
7 4 (1.55%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.55%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.16%) KDB
8 3 (1.16%) MySQL
8 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.78%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) HSQLDB
10 1 (0.39%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.39%) OLAP
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (5.04%) JIRA
2 11 (4.26%) Subversion
3 6 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.33%) JUnit
3 6 (2.33%) Maven
4 5 (1.94%) Ant
4 5 (1.94%) ERwin
5 4 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.78%) GCC
6 2 (0.78%) JProfiler
6 2 (0.78%) JSUnit
6 2 (0.78%) Mocha
6 2 (0.78%) Moq
6 2 (0.78%) NUnit
6 2 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.78%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (47.29%) Front Office
2 97 (37.60%) Finance
3 92 (35.66%) Banking
4 63 (24.42%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.81%) Back Office
6 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.55%) Retail
7 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (50.00%) Developer
2 65 (25.19%) Analyst
3 39 (15.12%) C# Developer
3 39 (15.12%) Java Developer
4 32 (12.40%) C++ Developer
5 25 (9.69%) Applications Support
5 25 (9.69%) Support Analyst
6 24 (9.30%) FIX Analyst
7 23 (8.91%) Business Analyst
7 23 (8.91%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.20%) Applications Support Analyst
8 16 (6.20%) Fidessa Developer
9 12 (4.65%) Fidessa Analyst
10 11 (4.26%) Architect
10 11 (4.26%) Fidessa Support
10 11 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.88%) Data Architect
12 9 (3.49%) .NET Developer
13 8 (3.10%) FIX Business Analyst
13 8 (3.10%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.50%) XML
2 35 (13.57%) WPF
3 31 (12.02%) FpML
4 29 (11.24%) WinForms
5 18 (6.98%) Middleware
6 17 (6.59%) FIXML
6 17 (6.59%) Web Services
7 12 (4.65%) .NET
7 12 (4.65%) JMS
7 12 (4.65%) JSON
7 12 (4.65%) Spring
8 10 (3.88%) Rendezvous
8 10 (3.88%) XML Schema
9 9 (3.49%) REST
10 7 (2.71%) J2EE
10 7 (2.71%) QuickFIX
11 6 (2.33%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.33%) HTML
11 6 (2.33%) HTML5
11 6 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 91 (35.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 84 (32.56%) Equities
3 58 (22.48%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (16.67%) Fixed Income
5 39 (15.12%) Derivative
6 15 (5.81%) SWIFT
7 13 (5.04%) Computer Science
7 13 (5.04%) Equity Derivative
8 11 (4.26%) Fintech
9 7 (2.71%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.94%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.55%) Eurex
12 4 (1.55%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.16%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.16%) Statistics
14 2 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
14 2 (0.78%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 94 (36.43%) Unix
2 75 (29.07%) Linux
3 46 (17.83%) Windows
4 10 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.49%) Solaris
6 7 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (33.72%) Electronic Trading
2 86 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 76 (29.46%) Multithreading
4 50 (19.38%) Algorithmic Trading
5 41 (15.89%) Risk Management
6 39 (15.12%) Market Making
7 32 (12.40%) Data Modelling
8 30 (11.63%) Performance Optimisation
9 21 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (8.14%) OO
10 17 (6.59%) Data Management
10 17 (6.59%) UML
11 16 (6.20%) Change Management
11 16 (6.20%) Data Analysis
11 16 (6.20%) Project Management
11 16 (6.20%) Workflow
12 15 (5.81%) ITIL
13 14 (5.43%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.04%) Business Analysis
14 13 (5.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 103 (39.92%) SQL
2 79 (30.62%) Java
3 64 (24.81%) C#
4 61 (23.64%) C++
5 25 (9.69%) Perl
5 25 (9.69%) Shell Script
6 20 (7.75%) Python
7 19 (7.36%) Tcl
8 12 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.88%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.33%) C
11 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.78%) PHP
12 2 (0.78%) Ruby
12 2 (0.78%) VBA
13 1 (0.39%) Korn
13 1 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (6.20%) Degree
2 12 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.78%) ISEB
3 2 (0.78%) PhD
3 2 (0.78%) RHCE
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.47%) QA
2 9 (3.49%) ISO20022
3 5 (1.94%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.16%) ISO15022
4 3 (1.16%) MiFID
4 3 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.78%) NFS
4 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.16%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.16%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.16%) vMotion
3 2 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Foglight
4 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (19.38%) Fidessa
2 48 (18.60%) Oracle
3 31 (12.02%) Sybase
4 15 (5.81%) TIBCO
5 12 (4.65%) Reuters
6 10 (3.88%) ION Trading
6 10 (3.88%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.71%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.71%) Radianz
7 7 (2.71%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.33%) Splunk
8 6 (2.33%) Trayport
8 6 (2.33%) VMware
9 5 (1.94%) SunGard
10 4 (1.55%) BT
10 4 (1.55%) Currenex
10 4 (1.55%) eSpeed
10 4 (1.55%) HP
11 3 (1.16%) Perforce
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