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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 442 463 451
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 154 131 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 1.03% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 105 95
Average daily rate £600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £381 £500
% change year-on-year
+37.70% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 153 £600 +9.09% 54
East Midlands -15 1 £525 +23.52%
FIX Protocol
UK

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FIX Protocol 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 FIX Protocol.

1 135 (50.37%) Banking
2 124 (46.27%) Finance
2 124 (46.27%) Front Office
3 120 (44.78%) Unix
4 111 (41.42%) SQL
5 105 (39.18%) Java
6 98 (36.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 97 (36.19%) Investment Banking
8 95 (35.45%) Equities
9 94 (35.07%) Multithreading
10 85 (31.72%) Linux
11 79 (29.48%) Low Latency
12 77 (28.73%) Electronic Trading
13 58 (21.64%) Oracle
14 55 (20.52%) C++
15 53 (19.78%) Derivative
16 51 (19.03%) C#
17 48 (17.91%) Windows
17 48 (17.91%) Fidessa
18 46 (17.16%) Sybase
19 45 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (15.30%) Risk Management
20 41 (15.30%) Fixed Income
21 36 (13.43%) TCP/IP
22 34 (12.69%) XML
23 32 (11.94%) Algorithmic Trading
24 30 (11.19%) TIBCO
25 28 (10.45%) JMS
25 28 (10.45%) Mentoring
26 27 (10.07%) Middleware

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FIX Protocol 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 FIX Protocol. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.24%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.87%) JBoss
2 5 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (1.12%) Apache
4 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.75%) GemFire
5 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Front Arena
2 4 (1.49%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.49%) RMDS
2 4 (1.49%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.12%) Endur
3 3 (1.12%) MetaTrader
3 3 (1.12%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 1 (0.37%) Global One
4 1 (0.37%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.37%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.37%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.37%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.43%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.85%) Multicast
3 11 (4.10%) Firewall
4 6 (2.24%) VPN
5 3 (1.12%) DHCP
5 3 (1.12%) DNS
5 3 (1.12%) Internet
5 3 (1.12%) LAN
5 3 (1.12%) WAN
6 1 (0.37%) SAN
6 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.36%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.61%) Hazelcast
5 7 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.87%) OLTP
7 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.12%) KDB
9 2 (0.75%) DB2
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.75%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.37%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.37%) OLAP
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.10%) Maven
2 9 (3.36%) JIRA
3 8 (2.99%) Subversion
4 6 (2.24%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.49%) JUnit
5 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.75%) Ant
7 2 (0.75%) Emacs
7 2 (0.75%) jMock
8 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.37%) MagicDraw
8 1 (0.37%) Toad
8 1 (0.37%) XMLSpy
General
1 135 (50.37%) Banking
2 124 (46.27%) Finance
2 124 (46.27%) Front Office
3 97 (36.19%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.10%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.73%) Back Office
6 6 (2.24%) Retail
7 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (56.34%) Developer
2 71 (26.49%) Java Developer
3 64 (23.88%) Analyst
4 32 (11.94%) C# Developer
5 30 (11.19%) Support Analyst
6 28 (10.45%) Senior Developer
7 27 (10.07%) C++ Developer
8 22 (8.21%) Applications Support
9 19 (7.09%) Business Analyst
9 19 (7.09%) Fidessa Developer
9 19 (7.09%) FIX Analyst
10 16 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (5.22%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 10 (3.73%) FIX Support Analyst
12 10 (3.73%) Senior IT Support
13 9 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
13 9 (3.36%) FIX Specialist
14 8 (2.99%) Architect
15 7 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
15 7 (2.61%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.69%) XML
2 28 (10.45%) JMS
3 27 (10.07%) Middleware
4 21 (7.84%) FpML
5 20 (7.46%) WPF
6 19 (7.09%) Spring
7 13 (4.85%) WinForms
8 12 (4.48%) FIXML
8 12 (4.48%) Web Services
9 11 (4.10%) .NET
9 11 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (3.73%) ActiveMQ
11 9 (3.36%) Rendezvous
11 9 (3.36%) XML Schema
12 8 (2.99%) JSON
12 8 (2.99%) REST
13 7 (2.61%) Ehcache
13 7 (2.61%) Hibernate
13 7 (2.61%) J2EE
13 7 (2.61%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 98 (36.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 95 (35.45%) Equities
3 53 (19.78%) Derivative
4 45 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (15.30%) Fixed Income
6 24 (8.96%) Fintech
7 19 (7.09%) Data Structures
8 16 (5.97%) Equity Derivative
9 15 (5.60%) Computer Science
10 13 (4.85%) Hedge funds
11 12 (4.48%) SWIFT
12 10 (3.73%) Algorithms
13 7 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.49%) Grid Computing
14 4 (1.49%) Mathematics
14 4 (1.49%) Physics
15 3 (1.12%) Eurex
15 3 (1.12%) Online Banking
15 3 (1.12%) PMI
15 3 (1.12%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 120 (44.78%) Unix
2 85 (31.72%) Linux
3 48 (17.91%) Windows
4 14 (5.22%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.85%) Solaris
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) AIX
8 1 (0.37%) Android
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (35.07%) Multithreading
2 79 (29.48%) Low Latency
3 77 (28.73%) Electronic Trading
4 41 (15.30%) Risk Management
5 32 (11.94%) Algorithmic Trading
6 28 (10.45%) Mentoring
7 25 (9.33%) Data Management
7 25 (9.33%) Software Engineering
8 24 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (8.58%) Data Modelling
10 20 (7.46%) Workflow
11 19 (7.09%) Market Making
11 19 (7.09%) OO
12 18 (6.72%) Change Management
13 15 (5.60%) Performance Optimisation
14 13 (4.85%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.85%) Investment Management
14 13 (4.85%) Memory Management
14 13 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (4.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 111 (41.42%) SQL
2 105 (39.18%) Java
3 55 (20.52%) C++
4 51 (19.03%) C#
5 24 (8.96%) Shell Script
5 24 (8.96%) Tcl
6 22 (8.21%) Perl
7 20 (7.46%) Python
8 13 (4.85%) C
9 9 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.24%) VB
11 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.87%) Korn
12 4 (1.49%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.49%) C-shell
13 2 (0.75%) PHP
13 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.75%) R
14 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.37%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (6.34%) Degree
2 8 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.37%) ISEB
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.84%) QA
2 9 (3.36%) ISO20022
3 3 (1.12%) ISO15022
4 1 (0.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.49%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.12%) vMotion
3 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.37%) Foglight
Vendors
1 58 (21.64%) Oracle
2 48 (17.91%) Fidessa
3 46 (17.16%) Sybase
4 30 (11.19%) TIBCO
5 19 (7.09%) Bloomberg
6 11 (4.10%) Reuters
7 10 (3.73%) SunGard
8 9 (3.36%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.61%) ION Trading
9 7 (2.61%) Solace
9 7 (2.61%) VMware
10 6 (2.24%) Currenex
10 6 (2.24%) Informatica
11 5 (1.87%) FXall
12 4 (1.49%) Citrix
12 4 (1.49%) Perforce
12 4 (1.49%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.49%) Trayport
13 3 (1.12%) IBM
13 3 (1.12%) OpenLink
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £610.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: Negotiable / Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
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London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago