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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK / England
Rank 450 467 447
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 122 150 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 1.11% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 122 118
Median daily rate £575 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £673 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £438 £381
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13089 13461 12972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.29% 28.70% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9392 8690
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 237 172
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -24 121 £575 -4.16% 62
North West - 1 £325 -
FIX Protocol
UK

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 123 (52.12%) Finance
2 109 (46.19%) Linux
3 101 (42.80%) Java
4 86 (36.44%) Electronic Trading
5 83 (35.17%) Banking
6 75 (31.78%) Front Office
7 70 (29.66%) Equities
8 67 (28.39%) C++
9 66 (27.97%) Fixed Income
10 65 (27.54%) Low Latency
11 64 (27.12%) Multithreading
11 64 (27.12%) Unix
12 62 (26.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 59 (25.00%) Oracle
14 58 (24.58%) SQL
15 54 (22.88%) SQL Server
16 49 (20.76%) Investment Banking
16 49 (20.76%) Derivative
17 40 (16.95%) TIBCO
18 39 (16.53%) OO
19 37 (15.68%) Rendezvous
20 36 (15.25%) XML
20 36 (15.25%) KDB
21 35 (14.83%) Python
22 34 (14.41%) RMDS
23 33 (13.98%) Reuters
24 32 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
25 31 (13.14%) ION Trading
26 30 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
27 29 (12.29%) Windows

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 19 (8.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.27%) Confluence
2 3 (1.27%) GemFire
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.85%) Apache Qpid
3 2 (0.85%) Lightstreamer
3 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.85%) WebORB
4 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
4 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.42%) MTS
4 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (14.41%) RMDS
2 10 (4.24%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.85%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.42%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.42%) BondVision
4 1 (0.42%) Eikon
4 1 (0.42%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.85%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.12%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.27%) Firewall
4 2 (0.85%) Internet
4 2 (0.85%) NGN
4 2 (0.85%) SSL
4 2 (0.85%) VPN
5 1 (0.42%) AMQP
5 1 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.42%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.25%) KDB
3 13 (5.51%) Tick Data
4 11 (4.66%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.24%) Big Data
5 10 (4.24%) DB2
5 10 (4.24%) Kdb+
5 10 (4.24%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.69%) MySQL
9 3 (1.27%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.42%) MS Access
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.42%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 27 (11.44%) JUnit
2 13 (5.51%) Maven
3 6 (2.54%) Subversion
4 5 (2.12%) JIRA
5 4 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.27%) EasyMock
6 3 (1.27%) Hudson
7 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.85%) Mockito
7 2 (0.85%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.42%) Ant
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.42%) ERwin
8 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.42%) Selenium
8 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.42%) TestRail
General
1 123 (52.12%) Finance
2 83 (35.17%) Banking
3 75 (31.78%) Front Office
4 49 (20.76%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.93%) Financial Institution
6 13 (5.51%) Back Office
7 9 (3.81%) Publishing
8 3 (1.27%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (58.05%) Developer
2 63 (26.69%) Java Developer
3 54 (22.88%) Analyst
4 44 (18.64%) C++ Developer
5 34 (14.41%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 31 (13.14%) Support Analyst
7 24 (10.17%) Business Analyst
8 22 (9.32%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 21 (8.90%) Linux Developer
10 18 (7.63%) Senior Developer
11 15 (6.36%) Python Developer
12 14 (5.93%) Architect
12 14 (5.93%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 13 (5.51%) FIX Analyst
13 13 (5.51%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
15 11 (4.66%) MiFID Business Analyst
15 11 (4.66%) Real Time Developer
15 11 (4.66%) SQL Analyst
15 11 (4.66%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.68%) Rendezvous
2 36 (15.25%) XML
3 26 (11.02%) FpML
4 14 (5.93%) .NET
4 14 (5.93%) HTML
5 13 (5.51%) JMS
6 9 (3.81%) Spring
7 8 (3.39%) SOAP
8 6 (2.54%) JSON
8 6 (2.54%) Kafka
8 6 (2.54%) XSLT
9 5 (2.12%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.12%) HTML5
9 5 (2.12%) Middleware
9 5 (2.12%) Spring Integration
9 5 (2.12%) XML Messaging
9 5 (2.12%) ZeroMQ
10 4 (1.69%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.69%) FIXML
10 4 (1.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 70 (29.66%) Equities
2 66 (27.97%) Fixed Income
3 62 (26.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 49 (20.76%) Derivative
5 30 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (7.20%) Algorithms
7 16 (6.78%) Computer Science
7 16 (6.78%) Fintech
8 12 (5.08%) Data Structures
9 10 (4.24%) Reference Data
9 10 (4.24%) SWIFT
10 9 (3.81%) OTC Derivatives
11 6 (2.54%) Credit Derivative
11 6 (2.54%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.69%) Taxonomies
13 3 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 109 (46.19%) Linux
2 64 (27.12%) Unix
3 29 (12.29%) Windows
4 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.44%) Electronic Trading
2 65 (27.54%) Low Latency
3 64 (27.12%) Multithreading
4 39 (16.53%) OO
5 32 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (9.32%) Workflow
7 19 (8.05%) Scrum
8 18 (7.63%) Algorithmic Trading
8 18 (7.63%) TDD
9 17 (7.20%) Business Analysis
10 15 (6.36%) SDLC
11 13 (5.51%) Data Modelling
11 13 (5.51%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 12 (5.08%) Analytics
12 12 (5.08%) Change Management
12 12 (5.08%) OOD
12 12 (5.08%) Project Management
13 11 (4.66%) ITIL
13 11 (4.66%) Market Making
14 9 (3.81%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (42.80%) Java
2 67 (28.39%) C++
3 58 (24.58%) SQL
4 35 (14.83%) Python
5 23 (9.75%) C#
6 19 (8.05%) Shell Script
7 14 (5.93%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.08%) Perl
9 6 (2.54%) Scala
10 5 (2.12%) C
11 4 (1.69%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.69%) Tcl
12 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.42%) VBA
13 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (9.32%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) ISEB
2 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.85%) PMP
3 1 (0.42%) HND
3 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.42%) MCP
3 1 (0.42%) MCSE
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.44%) MiFID
2 23 (9.75%) QA
3 7 (2.97%) EMIR
4 6 (2.54%) SLA
5 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.27%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Control-M
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (25.00%) Oracle
2 40 (16.95%) TIBCO
3 33 (13.98%) Reuters
4 31 (13.14%) ION Trading
5 25 (10.59%) Sybase
6 14 (5.93%) Bloomberg
7 12 (5.08%) Fidessa
8 11 (4.66%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.97%) Currenex
9 7 (2.97%) FXall
10 4 (1.69%) Google
11 3 (1.27%) Informatica
12 2 (0.85%) Adobe
12 2 (0.85%) Greenplum
12 2 (0.85%) MarketAxess
12 2 (0.85%) Murex
12 2 (0.85%) Remedy
12 2 (0.85%) Solace
12 2 (0.85%) Tradeweb
13 1 (0.42%) GigaSpaces
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