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 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 541 468 427
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -41
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 80 172 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 1.19% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 143 134
Median daily rate £575 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £419
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +10.44%
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
14811 14498 13775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.75% 28.04% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10460 9952 9010
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 £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 215 200
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -92 76 £575 +4.54% 43
East Midlands +4 4 £425 -8.10%
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 102 (46.36%) Front Office
2 93 (42.27%) Electronic Trading
3 86 (39.09%) SQL
4 83 (37.73%) Finance
5 80 (36.36%) Low Latency
6 79 (35.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 72 (32.73%) Unix
8 70 (31.82%) Banking
9 64 (29.09%) Linux
10 62 (28.18%) C#
10 62 (28.18%) Java
10 62 (28.18%) Equities
10 62 (28.18%) Multithreading
11 56 (25.45%) Algorithmic Trading
12 53 (24.09%) Analytical Skills
13 51 (23.18%) C++
14 45 (20.45%) Investment Banking
15 43 (19.55%) Oracle
16 41 (18.64%) Risk Management
16 41 (18.64%) Market Making
17 40 (18.18%) WPF
18 35 (15.91%) WinForms
19 34 (15.45%) Performance Optimisation
20 32 (14.55%) Windows
21 31 (14.09%) Fidessa
21 31 (14.09%) Fixed Income
22 28 (12.73%) SQL Server
22 28 (12.73%) Derivative
23 27 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
24 25 (11.36%) Perl

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 17 (7.73%) Confluence
2 4 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.36%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.36%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.45%) GemFire
5 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) RMDS
2 7 (3.18%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.91%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.91%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.91%) Minerva
4 1 (0.45%) Eikon
4 1 (0.45%) Global One
4 1 (0.45%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.45%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.45%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.91%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.18%) Firewall
2 7 (3.18%) VPN
3 5 (2.27%) Multicast
4 4 (1.82%) tcpdump
5 3 (1.36%) SSL
6 2 (0.91%) BGP
6 2 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.91%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.91%) LDAP
6 2 (0.91%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.91%) SAN
6 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.45%) HTTP
7 1 (0.45%) Internet
7 1 (0.45%) LAN
7 1 (0.45%) NGN
7 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.09%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.27%) DB2
6 4 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.82%) MySQL
7 3 (1.36%) Big Data
7 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.36%) HBase
7 3 (1.36%) Impala
7 3 (1.36%) KDB
7 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.45%) HSQLDB
9 1 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.45%) OLAP
9 1 (0.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (6.82%) Subversion
2 13 (5.91%) JIRA
3 12 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (3.18%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.73%) Maven
6 5 (2.27%) Ant
6 5 (2.27%) ERwin
6 5 (2.27%) Gradle
6 5 (2.27%) JUnit
6 5 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.82%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.82%) JSUnit
7 4 (1.82%) Mocha
7 4 (1.82%) Moq
7 4 (1.82%) NUnit
7 4 (1.82%) QUnit
7 4 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.82%) Sinon.JS
General
1 102 (46.36%) Front Office
2 83 (37.73%) Finance
3 70 (31.82%) Banking
4 45 (20.45%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.91%) Back Office
6 6 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.27%) Legal
8 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (49.55%) Developer
2 53 (24.09%) Analyst
3 39 (17.73%) C# Developer
4 30 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 29 (13.18%) Applications Support
6 27 (12.27%) Support Analyst
7 25 (11.36%) C++ Developer
8 18 (8.18%) Applications Support Analyst
9 16 (7.27%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.82%) FIX Analyst
11 14 (6.36%) Business Analyst
12 12 (5.45%) Fidessa Support
13 11 (5.00%) .NET Developer
13 11 (5.00%) Fidessa Analyst
14 10 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
14 10 (4.55%) Unix Support
15 9 (4.09%) Fidessa Developer
16 8 (3.64%) Banking Analyst
16 8 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
16 8 (3.64%) Fidessa Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.18%) WPF
2 35 (15.91%) WinForms
3 21 (9.55%) XML
4 19 (8.64%) FpML
5 15 (6.82%) HTML
5 15 (6.82%) HTML5
6 14 (6.36%) .NET
6 14 (6.36%) Web Services
7 13 (5.91%) jQuery
8 12 (5.45%) Rendezvous
9 11 (5.00%) FIXML
10 9 (4.09%) CSS
10 9 (4.09%) JMS
10 9 (4.09%) JSON
10 9 (4.09%) Middleware
11 8 (3.64%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.64%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.64%) Node.js
12 7 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (3.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 79 (35.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 62 (28.18%) Equities
3 53 (24.09%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (14.09%) Fixed Income
5 28 (12.73%) Derivative
6 12 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.45%) Fintech
7 9 (4.09%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (4.09%) SWIFT
8 6 (2.73%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.27%) User Experience
10 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.36%) Eurex
10 3 (1.36%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.36%) Statistics
11 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 72 (32.73%) Unix
2 64 (29.09%) Linux
3 32 (14.55%) Windows
4 7 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.82%) Solaris
5 4 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (42.27%) Electronic Trading
2 80 (36.36%) Low Latency
3 62 (28.18%) Multithreading
4 56 (25.45%) Algorithmic Trading
5 41 (18.64%) Market Making
5 41 (18.64%) Risk Management
6 34 (15.45%) Performance Optimisation
7 27 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (9.09%) Data Management
9 18 (8.18%) Project Management
10 17 (7.73%) ITIL
10 17 (7.73%) Software Engineering
11 15 (6.82%) Data Modelling
11 15 (6.82%) Workflow
12 14 (6.36%) OO
12 14 (6.36%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.00%) Analytics
14 10 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (4.09%) MVC
15 9 (4.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 86 (39.09%) SQL
2 62 (28.18%) C#
2 62 (28.18%) Java
3 51 (23.18%) C++
4 25 (11.36%) Perl
5 21 (9.55%) Python
6 15 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 12 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.09%) Tcl
9 4 (1.82%) C
9 4 (1.82%) Scala
10 3 (1.36%) Ruby
10 3 (1.36%) VBA
11 2 (0.91%) ES6
11 2 (0.91%) PHP
11 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (5.45%) Degree
2 9 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.91%) ISEB
3 2 (0.91%) PhD
3 2 (0.91%) RHCE
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.64%) QA
2 6 (2.73%) SLA
3 5 (2.27%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.91%) MiFID
6 1 (0.45%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.91%) NFS
2 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.36%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.36%) Oozie
3 2 (0.91%) Puppet
3 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) Graphite
4 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.45%) Nagios
4 1 (0.45%) Opsview
4 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 43 (19.55%) Oracle
2 31 (14.09%) Fidessa
3 18 (8.18%) Sybase
4 15 (6.82%) TIBCO
5 10 (4.55%) Reuters
6 8 (3.64%) ION Trading
7 7 (3.18%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.18%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.73%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.27%) MarketAxess
9 5 (2.27%) Radianz
9 5 (2.27%) Splunk
10 4 (1.82%) Currenex
10 4 (1.82%) HP
11 3 (1.36%) eSpeed
11 3 (1.36%) Perforce
11 3 (1.36%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.36%) Trayport
11 3 (1.36%) VMware
12 2 (0.91%) 3PAR
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