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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 556 465 470
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +5
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 72 169 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 1.11% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 126 105
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £700 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
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
15180 15229 14176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.25% 28.64% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10607 10513 9128
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 £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 262 195
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 £20.85 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -112 69 £575 +4.54% 31
East Midlands 0 3 £425 -8.10%
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 90 (52.33%) Front Office
2 86 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
3 71 (41.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 65 (37.79%) SQL
4 65 (37.79%) Finance
5 62 (36.05%) Unix
6 59 (34.30%) Low Latency
7 57 (33.14%) Multithreading
7 57 (33.14%) Java
8 56 (32.56%) Algorithmic Trading
9 50 (29.07%) C#
10 48 (27.91%) Banking
11 46 (26.74%) Equities
11 46 (26.74%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (25.58%) Linux
13 41 (23.84%) Oracle
14 38 (22.09%) C++
14 38 (22.09%) Market Making
15 34 (19.77%) Risk Management
16 33 (19.19%) Windows
17 32 (18.60%) WPF
18 30 (17.44%) WinForms
19 29 (16.86%) SQL Server
19 29 (16.86%) Performance Optimisation
20 27 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (15.70%) Investment Banking
21 22 (12.79%) Derivative
21 22 (12.79%) Fixed Income
22 20 (11.63%) Python
22 20 (11.63%) Fidessa

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 13 (7.56%) Confluence
2 5 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.74%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.74%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) GemFire
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (9.30%) RMDS
2 3 (1.74%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (1.16%) LatentZero
3 2 (1.16%) Minerva
4 1 (0.58%) Eikon
4 1 (0.58%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.58%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.91%) VPN
3 3 (1.74%) SSL
4 2 (1.16%) BGP
4 2 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.16%) Firewall
4 2 (1.16%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.16%) LDAP
4 2 (1.16%) Multicast
4 2 (1.16%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.16%) SAN
4 2 (1.16%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.16%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) NGN
5 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.91%) KDB
4 4 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.33%) MySQL
5 3 (1.74%) Big Data
5 3 (1.74%) DB2
5 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.74%) HBase
5 3 (1.74%) Impala
5 3 (1.74%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.58%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Subversion
2 11 (6.40%) JIRA
3 10 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.81%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.07%) JUnit
5 6 (3.49%) Maven
6 5 (2.91%) ERwin
6 5 (2.91%) Gradle
6 5 (2.91%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.33%) Ant
8 3 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.16%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.16%) jMock
9 2 (1.16%) JSUnit
9 2 (1.16%) NUnit
9 2 (1.16%) QUnit
9 2 (1.16%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 90 (52.33%) Front Office
2 65 (37.79%) Finance
3 48 (27.91%) Banking
4 27 (15.70%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.07%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.49%) Back Office
7 5 (2.91%) Legal
8 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (48.84%) Developer
2 46 (26.74%) Analyst
3 32 (18.60%) Java Developer
4 31 (18.02%) C# Developer
5 27 (15.70%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 25 (14.53%) Support Analyst
7 21 (12.21%) Applications Support
8 19 (11.05%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
9 18 (10.47%) C++ Developer
10 15 (8.72%) Unix Support
11 14 (8.14%) FIX Analyst
11 14 (8.14%) Senior Developer
11 14 (8.14%) Unix Analyst
12 13 (7.56%) Unix Support Analyst
13 12 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
14 11 (6.40%) Business Analyst
15 10 (5.81%) C++/C# Developer
15 10 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (5.23%) Banking Analyst
17 8 (4.65%) Fidessa Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.60%) WPF
2 30 (17.44%) WinForms
3 16 (9.30%) Rendezvous
3 16 (9.30%) XML
4 12 (6.98%) HTML
4 12 (6.98%) HTML5
4 12 (6.98%) jQuery
5 10 (5.81%) FpML
6 8 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.65%) JMS
6 8 (4.65%) Web Services
7 7 (4.07%) .NET
7 7 (4.07%) CSS
8 6 (3.49%) FIXML
8 6 (3.49%) Spring
8 6 (3.49%) Swing
9 5 (2.91%) CSS3
9 5 (2.91%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (2.91%) Middleware
9 5 (2.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 71 (41.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (26.74%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (26.74%) Equities
3 22 (12.79%) Derivative
3 22 (12.79%) Fixed Income
4 9 (5.23%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.65%) Fintech
6 6 (3.49%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.91%) SCADA
7 5 (2.91%) User Experience
7 5 (2.91%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.33%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.16%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.16%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (36.05%) Unix
2 44 (25.58%) Linux
3 33 (19.19%) Windows
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) CentOS
5 1 (0.58%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 59 (34.30%) Low Latency
3 57 (33.14%) Multithreading
4 56 (32.56%) Algorithmic Trading
5 38 (22.09%) Market Making
6 34 (19.77%) Risk Management
7 29 (16.86%) Performance Optimisation
8 27 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (10.47%) Data Management
10 13 (7.56%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.56%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.98%) OO
11 12 (6.98%) Project Management
11 12 (6.98%) Workflow
12 11 (6.40%) ITIL
13 10 (5.81%) Analytics
13 10 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.23%) E-Commerce
14 9 (5.23%) Incident Management
15 8 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 65 (37.79%) SQL
2 57 (33.14%) Java
3 50 (29.07%) C#
4 38 (22.09%) C++
5 20 (11.63%) Python
6 14 (8.14%) Perl
7 10 (5.81%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.07%) Tcl
9 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.91%) C
9 5 (2.91%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.33%) Scala
11 3 (1.74%) Ruby
11 3 (1.74%) VBA
12 2 (1.16%) ES6
12 2 (1.16%) PHP
13 1 (0.58%) Korn
13 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.14%) Degree
2 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.16%) PhD
3 2 (1.16%) RHCE
4 1 (0.58%) ISEB
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.98%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) SLA
2 5 (2.91%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.16%) NFS
1 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.74%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.74%) Oozie
3 2 (1.16%) Puppet
3 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.58%) Graphite
4 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) Opsview
4 1 (0.58%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (23.84%) Oracle
2 20 (11.63%) Fidessa
3 19 (11.05%) TIBCO
4 13 (7.56%) Reuters
4 13 (7.56%) Sybase
5 7 (4.07%) FXall
5 7 (4.07%) ION Trading
6 6 (3.49%) Currenex
6 6 (3.49%) Sun
7 5 (2.91%) Bloomberg
7 5 (2.91%) Radianz
7 5 (2.91%) Splunk
8 4 (2.33%) HP
8 4 (2.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.16%) BT
9 2 (1.16%) Citrix
9 2 (1.16%) Infragistics
9 2 (1.16%) NetApp
9 2 (1.16%) Perforce
9 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
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