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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 412 412 358
Rank change year-on-year
0 -54
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 177 166 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 1.20% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 129 145
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
14402 13879 13547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.91% 28.07% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9876 9038 8764
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £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 222 202 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 +1 175 £550 - 37
East Midlands -7 1 £463 +8.82% 2
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 177 (51.30%) Front Office
2 160 (46.38%) UNIX
3 147 (42.61%) Banking
4 141 (40.87%) Finance
5 140 (40.58%) Java
6 136 (39.42%) Linux
7 127 (36.81%) Equities
8 124 (35.94%) SQL
9 120 (34.78%) Low Latency
10 104 (30.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 93 (26.96%) Investment Banking
12 85 (24.64%) Multithreading
13 78 (22.61%) Electronic Trading
13 78 (22.61%) Perl
14 77 (22.32%) C++
15 72 (20.87%) Algorithmic Trading
16 61 (17.68%) Python
17 58 (16.81%) Derivative
18 45 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
19 42 (12.17%) Fixed Income
19 42 (12.17%) C#
20 40 (11.59%) Relational Database
21 36 (10.43%) Oracle
22 34 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (9.57%) Windows
24 31 (8.99%) Firewall
25 30 (8.70%) SQL Server
26 29 (8.41%) Shell Script
26 29 (8.41%) TIBCO
26 29 (8.41%) Algorithms

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (0.87%) MTS
2 2 (0.58%) JBoss
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.29%) Apache
3 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.90%) RMDS
1 10 (2.90%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.87%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.58%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.29%) Summit
4 1 (0.29%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.29%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.99%) Firewall
2 23 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.77%) Multicast
4 11 (3.19%) VPN
5 8 (2.32%) LAN
6 7 (2.03%) WAN
7 1 (0.29%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.59%) Relational Database
2 30 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.51%) KDB
4 8 (2.32%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.58%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) Informix
9 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.29%) OLTP
9 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (4.35%) Subversion
2 10 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 9 (2.61%) Maven
4 7 (2.03%) JIRA
5 5 (1.45%) Moq
5 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.45%) NUnit
6 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.58%) JUnit
7 2 (0.58%) ERwin
8 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.29%) Selenium
8 1 (0.29%) jMock
8 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.29%) Gradle
8 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
General
1 177 (51.30%) Front Office
2 147 (42.61%) Banking
3 141 (40.87%) Finance
4 93 (26.96%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.93%) Financial Institution
6 15 (4.35%) Back Office
7 6 (1.74%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 157 (45.51%) Developer
2 85 (24.64%) Java Developer
3 72 (20.87%) Analyst
4 40 (11.59%) C++ Developer
5 39 (11.30%) Applications Support
6 35 (10.14%) Support Analyst
7 17 (4.93%) C# Developer
7 17 (4.93%) FIX Analyst
8 16 (4.64%) Integration Specialist
9 15 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (3.48%) Consultant
11 11 (3.19%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.19%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.19%) Support Specialist
12 9 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (2.61%) Applications Specialist
13 8 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.32%) Fidessa Developer
13 8 (2.32%) Applications Support Specialist
14 5 (1.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.09%) XML
1 21 (6.09%) Middleware
2 18 (5.22%) .NET
3 17 (4.93%) Spring
4 14 (4.06%) Rendezvous
5 11 (3.19%) WPF
6 9 (2.61%) FpML
6 9 (2.61%) TIBCO EMS
6 9 (2.61%) Ultra Messaging
7 8 (2.32%) HTML
8 7 (2.03%) Swing
8 7 (2.03%) JMS
8 7 (2.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (1.74%) WinForms
9 6 (1.74%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (1.45%) STL
10 5 (1.45%) HTML5
11 4 (1.16%) CSS
12 3 (0.87%) Web Services
12 3 (0.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 127 (36.81%) Equities
2 104 (30.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 58 (16.81%) Derivative
4 45 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (12.17%) Fixed Income
6 29 (8.41%) Algorithms
7 26 (7.54%) Computer Science
8 21 (6.09%) Equity Derivative
9 18 (5.22%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.61%) Mathematics
11 8 (2.32%) Eurex
12 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.45%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.45%) Tandem
13 4 (1.16%) DTCC
13 4 (1.16%) Physics
14 3 (0.87%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.87%) Grid Computing
14 3 (0.87%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 160 (46.38%) UNIX
2 136 (39.42%) Linux
3 33 (9.57%) Windows
4 10 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.16%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (34.78%) Low Latency
2 85 (24.64%) Multithreading
3 78 (22.61%) Electronic Trading
4 72 (20.87%) Algorithmic Trading
5 34 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (8.12%) TDD
7 23 (6.67%) OO
8 21 (6.09%) Project Management
9 18 (5.22%) Market Making
10 17 (4.93%) SDLC
11 16 (4.64%) Garbage Collection
11 16 (4.64%) Process Management
11 16 (4.64%) Risk Management
12 14 (4.06%) Migration
12 14 (4.06%) Asset Management
12 14 (4.06%) Service Management
13 13 (3.77%) UML
13 13 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (3.19%) ITIL
14 11 (3.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 140 (40.58%) Java
2 124 (35.94%) SQL
3 78 (22.61%) Perl
4 77 (22.32%) C++
5 61 (17.68%) Python
6 42 (12.17%) C#
7 29 (8.41%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.90%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.61%) Tcl
10 8 (2.32%) C
10 8 (2.32%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.03%) AWK
11 7 (2.03%) Korn
12 6 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.74%) VBA
12 6 (1.74%) Scala
13 4 (1.16%) C-shell
13 4 (1.16%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.87%) PHP
14 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (6.96%) Degree
2 2 (0.58%) CCNP
2 2 (0.58%) CCNA
2 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) EMIR
2 3 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (2.03%) Control-M
1 7 (2.03%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.16%) SCOM
2 4 (1.16%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.29%) MOM
3 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (10.43%) Oracle
2 29 (8.41%) TIBCO
3 28 (8.12%) Sybase
4 22 (6.38%) Fidessa
5 18 (5.22%) Reuters
5 18 (5.22%) Bloomberg
6 13 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.77%) ION Trading
7 11 (3.19%) Currenex
8 10 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.61%) eSpeed
10 8 (2.32%) MarketAxess
11 7 (2.03%) Tradeweb
11 7 (2.03%) Citrix
12 6 (1.74%) Portware
12 6 (1.74%) Remedy
13 5 (1.45%) Typemock
14 4 (1.16%) Charles River
15 3 (0.87%) SimCorp
15 3 (0.87%) Calypso
London
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago