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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 417 356 375
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +19
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 163 203 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 1.53% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 167 121
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £660 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FIX Protocol
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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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -30 163 £575 - 64
FIX Protocol
UK

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 158 (51.80%) Front Office
2 156 (51.15%) UNIX
3 135 (44.26%) Banking
4 134 (43.93%) Java
5 125 (40.98%) Linux
6 123 (40.33%) Finance
7 106 (34.75%) SQL
8 105 (34.43%) Low Latency
9 103 (33.77%) Equities
10 84 (27.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 81 (26.56%) Multithreading
12 76 (24.92%) Investment Banking
13 69 (22.62%) C++
14 66 (21.64%) Perl
15 61 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
15 61 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
16 56 (18.36%) Python
17 51 (16.72%) Derivative
18 43 (14.10%) Fixed Income
19 41 (13.44%) C#
20 37 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
21 36 (11.80%) TIBCO
22 33 (10.82%) Shell Script
22 33 (10.82%) Fidessa
22 33 (10.82%) Oracle
23 32 (10.49%) Degree
23 32 (10.49%) Relational Database
24 31 (10.16%) Computer Science
25 30 (9.84%) TDD
26 29 (9.51%) Analytical Skills

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (2.62%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.98%) JBoss
4 2 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.25%) RMDS
2 8 (2.62%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.98%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.66%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.21%) Firewall
2 20 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.95%) Multicast
3 9 (2.95%) VPN
4 2 (0.66%) LAN
5 1 (0.33%) VoIP
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.49%) Relational Database
2 25 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.87%) KDB
4 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.33%) DB2
6 1 (0.33%) OLTP
6 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (6.23%) Subversion
2 13 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 10 (3.28%) Maven
4 6 (1.97%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.97%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.64%) JIRA
6 3 (0.98%) Moq
6 3 (0.98%) NUnit
7 2 (0.66%) ERwin
7 2 (0.66%) JUnit
7 2 (0.66%) jMock
7 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.33%) Gradle
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 158 (51.80%) Front Office
2 135 (44.26%) Banking
3 123 (40.33%) Finance
4 76 (24.92%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.23%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.61%) Back Office
7 3 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Retail
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (48.52%) Developer
2 81 (26.56%) Java Developer
3 73 (23.93%) Analyst
4 37 (12.13%) Support Analyst
5 32 (10.49%) C++ Developer
6 28 (9.18%) Applications Support
7 22 (7.21%) C# Developer
8 17 (5.57%) FIX Analyst
8 17 (5.57%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (3.93%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.93%) Integration Specialist
10 11 (3.61%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.61%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (3.28%) Technical Support Engineer
11 10 (3.28%) Technical Support
12 8 (2.62%) Consultant
13 7 (2.30%) Architect
13 7 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (2.30%) Equity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.52%) Middleware
2 22 (7.21%) XML
3 19 (6.23%) Rendezvous
4 13 (4.26%) JMS
4 13 (4.26%) .NET
5 12 (3.93%) Spring
6 11 (3.61%) Ultra Messaging
6 11 (3.61%) WPF
7 10 (3.28%) HTML
7 10 (3.28%) CGI
8 9 (2.95%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (2.95%) FpML
8 9 (2.95%) TIBCO EMS
9 8 (2.62%) Swing
9 8 (2.62%) HTML5
10 5 (1.64%) XSLT
10 5 (1.64%) CSS
10 5 (1.64%) Web Services
11 4 (1.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (1.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 103 (33.77%) Equities
2 84 (27.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 51 (16.72%) Derivative
4 43 (14.10%) Fixed Income
5 31 (10.16%) Computer Science
6 29 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (7.87%) Algorithms
8 15 (4.92%) Equity Derivative
9 13 (4.26%) Data Structures
10 12 (3.93%) Eurex
11 7 (2.30%) Hedge funds
11 7 (2.30%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.97%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.64%) Open Source
14 3 (0.98%) Tandem
14 3 (0.98%) DTCC
14 3 (0.98%) Physics
15 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.66%) Grid Computing
15 2 (0.66%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 156 (51.15%) UNIX
2 125 (40.98%) Linux
3 26 (8.52%) Windows
4 20 (6.56%) Solaris
5 10 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.66%) SUSE
6 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Debian
7 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (34.43%) Low Latency
2 81 (26.56%) Multithreading
3 61 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 61 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 37 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (9.84%) TDD
6 25 (8.20%) OO
7 23 (7.54%) Service Management
8 22 (7.21%) ITIL
9 18 (5.90%) Garbage Collection
10 16 (5.25%) UML
10 16 (5.25%) Process Management
11 14 (4.59%) Project Management
11 14 (4.59%) Market Making
12 13 (4.26%) Migration
13 12 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (3.61%) Risk Management
14 11 (3.61%) Asset Management
15 10 (3.28%) Business Analysis
15 10 (3.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 134 (43.93%) Java
2 106 (34.75%) SQL
3 69 (22.62%) C++
4 66 (21.64%) Perl
5 56 (18.36%) Python
6 41 (13.44%) C#
7 33 (10.82%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.92%) Korn
9 9 (2.95%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.62%) AWK
10 8 (2.62%) Tcl
11 7 (2.30%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.64%) Scala
12 5 (1.64%) C-shell
13 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.98%) C
14 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.66%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (10.49%) Degree
2 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.66%) CCNP
2 2 (0.66%) CCNA
3 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.18%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) EMIR
3 2 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 11 (3.61%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.66%) Control-M
3 1 (0.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (11.80%) TIBCO
2 33 (10.82%) Fidessa
2 33 (10.82%) Oracle
3 26 (8.52%) Reuters
4 18 (5.90%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.90%) Sybase
5 15 (4.92%) Bloomberg
6 14 (4.59%) ION Trading
7 12 (3.93%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.61%) Currenex
9 8 (2.62%) MarketAxess
10 7 (2.30%) eSpeed
11 6 (1.97%) Portware
12 5 (1.64%) IBM
13 3 (0.98%) Typemock
13 3 (0.98%) SimCorp
13 3 (0.98%) Calypso
13 3 (0.98%) Murex
13 3 (0.98%) Charles River
14 2 (0.66%) NYFIX
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £450-£550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £0 to £500 per annum None
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day + Mar
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago