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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 476 489 444
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -45
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 122 132 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.90% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 108 132
Median daily rate £550 £600 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
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
14310 14748 13982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 29.18% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9958 10337 9713
Median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
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 £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 239 164
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.48 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% +7.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -16 117 £550 -8.33% 34
North West - 4 £400 -
South East +35 1 - - 3
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 100 (50.76%) Electronic Trading
2 98 (49.75%) Finance
3 89 (45.18%) Front Office
4 79 (40.10%) Linux
5 78 (39.59%) Banking
6 72 (36.55%) Java
7 69 (35.03%) Unix
8 64 (32.49%) Equities
9 63 (31.98%) SQL
9 63 (31.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 56 (28.43%) Oracle
11 52 (26.40%) Multithreading
12 50 (25.38%) SQL Server
13 47 (23.86%) Low Latency
14 46 (23.35%) Investment Banking
15 45 (22.84%) C++
16 44 (22.34%) Derivative
17 41 (20.81%) Fixed Income
18 40 (20.30%) TIBCO
19 38 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (18.27%) Rendezvous
21 34 (17.26%) Algorithmic Trading
22 32 (16.24%) RMDS
23 31 (15.74%) Python
24 28 (14.21%) Windows
24 28 (14.21%) Reuters
25 27 (13.71%) C#
26 26 (13.20%) Market Making
26 26 (13.20%) KDB
27 24 (12.18%) Agile Software Development

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 (6.60%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.03%) GemFire
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.52%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.02%) Confluence
5 1 (0.51%) JBoss
5 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (16.24%) RMDS
2 3 (1.52%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (1.02%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.02%) Minerva
4 1 (0.51%) Eikon
4 1 (0.51%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.03%) VPN
2 4 (2.03%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.02%) NGN
4 1 (0.51%) AMQP
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.20%) KDB
3 12 (6.09%) DB2
4 9 (4.57%) Big Data
5 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.55%) Tick Data
6 6 (3.05%) Kdb+
7 5 (2.54%) MySQL
8 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.52%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.52%) HBase
9 3 (1.52%) Impala
9 3 (1.52%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.63%) JUnit
2 7 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.55%) Maven
3 6 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.05%) Subversion
4 5 (2.54%) JIRA
5 4 (2.03%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.52%) Gradle
6 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.02%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.02%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.02%) JSUnit
7 2 (1.02%) Mocha
7 2 (1.02%) Moq
7 2 (1.02%) NUnit
7 2 (1.02%) QUnit
7 2 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.02%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 98 (49.75%) Finance
2 89 (45.18%) Front Office
3 78 (39.59%) Banking
4 46 (23.35%) Investment Banking
5 15 (7.61%) Back Office
5 15 (7.61%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.57%) Publishing
7 4 (2.03%) Legal
8 3 (1.52%) Retail
9 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (52.79%) Developer
2 56 (28.43%) Analyst
3 46 (23.35%) Java Developer
4 44 (22.34%) Support Analyst
5 28 (14.21%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 24 (12.18%) C++ Developer
7 21 (10.66%) Unix Support
8 20 (10.15%) Senior Developer
8 20 (10.15%) Unix Analyst
8 20 (10.15%) Unix Support Analyst
9 19 (9.64%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 17 (8.63%) Applications Support
11 16 (8.12%) C# Developer
11 16 (8.12%) SQL Analyst
12 15 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (7.11%) Electronic Trading Support
13 14 (7.11%) SQL Support Analyst
14 13 (6.60%) Applications Support Analyst
14 13 (6.60%) Business Analyst
14 13 (6.60%) FX Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.27%) Rendezvous
2 23 (11.68%) HTML
2 23 (11.68%) XML
3 16 (8.12%) FpML
4 14 (7.11%) HTML5
5 12 (6.09%) JMS
5 12 (6.09%) WinForms
5 12 (6.09%) WPF
6 11 (5.58%) jQuery
7 10 (5.08%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.57%) CSS
9 8 (4.06%) CSS3
10 7 (3.55%) Middleware
11 6 (3.05%) .NET
11 6 (3.05%) Spring
12 5 (2.54%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (2.54%) LESS
12 5 (2.54%) Sass
12 5 (2.54%) SOAP
12 5 (2.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 64 (32.49%) Equities
2 63 (31.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 44 (22.34%) Derivative
4 41 (20.81%) Fixed Income
5 38 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.08%) Fintech
7 9 (4.57%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.57%) SWIFT
8 8 (4.06%) Reference Data
9 7 (3.55%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.55%) Data Structures
10 6 (3.05%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (2.54%) Data Integration
11 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.54%) Mathematics
11 5 (2.54%) SCADA
11 5 (2.54%) Visualisation
12 4 (2.03%) Client/Server
12 4 (2.03%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (2.03%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 79 (40.10%) Linux
2 69 (35.03%) Unix
3 28 (14.21%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (50.76%) Electronic Trading
2 52 (26.40%) Multithreading
3 47 (23.86%) Low Latency
4 34 (17.26%) Algorithmic Trading
5 26 (13.20%) Market Making
6 24 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (10.15%) OO
8 18 (9.14%) ITIL
9 17 (8.63%) Risk Management
10 16 (8.12%) Data Management
11 14 (7.11%) Scrum
11 14 (7.11%) Workflow
12 13 (6.60%) Business Analysis
13 12 (6.09%) Configuration Management
14 11 (5.58%) Multithreaded Programming
14 11 (5.58%) Performance Optimisation
14 11 (5.58%) TDD
15 10 (5.08%) Analytics
15 10 (5.08%) Project Management
15 10 (5.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (36.55%) Java
2 63 (31.98%) SQL
3 45 (22.84%) C++
4 31 (15.74%) Python
5 27 (13.71%) C#
6 16 (8.12%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.58%) Perl
8 6 (3.05%) Scala
8 6 (3.05%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.05%) Tcl
9 5 (2.54%) C
10 2 (1.02%) ES6
10 2 (1.02%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.51%) Ruby
11 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.51%) VBA
11 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.66%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) HND
2 1 (0.51%) ISEB
2 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.51%) MCP
2 1 (0.51%) MCSE
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.12%) QA
2 11 (5.58%) MiFID
3 9 (4.57%) SLA
4 5 (2.54%) EMIR
5 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.03%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.52%) Oozie
3 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) Control-M
4 1 (0.51%) Graphite
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) Opsview
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (28.43%) Oracle
2 40 (20.30%) TIBCO
3 28 (14.21%) Reuters
4 20 (10.15%) Sybase
5 17 (8.63%) Fidessa
6 15 (7.61%) ION Trading
7 13 (6.60%) Bloomberg
8 12 (6.09%) FXall
9 11 (5.58%) Currenex
9 11 (5.58%) Microsoft
10 6 (3.05%) Sun
11 3 (1.52%) Google
11 3 (1.52%) Informatica
11 3 (1.52%) MarketAxess
12 2 (1.02%) Infragistics
12 2 (1.02%) Solace
12 2 (1.02%) Syncfusion
13 1 (0.51%) HP
13 1 (0.51%) Perforce
13 1 (0.51%) Remedy
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