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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK / England
Rank 451 471 458
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 114 135 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.99% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 108 110
Median daily rate £575 £600 £546
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £658 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £550 £388
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +41.93%
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
12817 13637 12804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.94% 29.30% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8871 9472 8793
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 248 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.32 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -1 113 £575 -4.16% 58
North West - 1 £325 -
FIX Protocol
UK

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 102 (49.04%) Finance
2 97 (46.63%) Linux
3 93 (44.71%) Electronic Trading
4 87 (41.83%) Java
5 78 (37.50%) Front Office
6 77 (37.02%) Banking
7 64 (30.77%) Unix
8 61 (29.33%) Equities
9 60 (28.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 59 (28.37%) C++
10 59 (28.37%) Oracle
11 57 (27.40%) Multithreading
12 56 (26.92%) Fixed Income
13 55 (26.44%) Low Latency
14 53 (25.48%) SQL
15 51 (24.52%) SQL Server
16 44 (21.15%) Investment Banking
17 42 (20.19%) TIBCO
18 41 (19.71%) Derivative
19 39 (18.75%) Rendezvous
20 35 (16.83%) Python
20 35 (16.83%) RMDS
21 33 (15.87%) Reuters
22 32 (15.38%) OO
22 32 (15.38%) KDB
23 31 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
24 29 (13.94%) Windows
25 28 (13.46%) XML
25 28 (13.46%) ION Trading
26 24 (11.54%) 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 18 (8.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.92%) GemFire
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.48%) JBoss
4 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.48%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 35 (16.83%) RMDS
2 9 (4.33%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.48%) Eikon
3 1 (0.48%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.92%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.96%) NGN
3 2 (0.96%) VPN
4 1 (0.48%) AMQP
4 1 (0.48%) Firewall
4 1 (0.48%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.38%) KDB
3 13 (6.25%) Tick Data
4 10 (4.81%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (4.33%) Big Data
5 9 (4.33%) DB2
5 9 (4.33%) Kdb+
6 8 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.40%) MySQL
8 4 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.44%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.44%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.48%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 22 (10.58%) JUnit
2 8 (3.85%) Maven
3 5 (2.40%) Subversion
4 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.96%) JIRA
5 2 (0.96%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) Mockito
6 1 (0.48%) Selenium
6 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 102 (49.04%) Finance
2 78 (37.50%) Front Office
3 77 (37.02%) Banking
4 44 (21.15%) Investment Banking
5 14 (6.73%) Financial Institution
6 11 (5.29%) Back Office
7 9 (4.33%) Publishing
8 3 (1.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (59.13%) Developer
2 55 (26.44%) Java Developer
3 49 (23.56%) Analyst
4 39 (18.75%) C++ Developer
5 35 (16.83%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 35 (16.83%) Support Analyst
6 24 (11.54%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 20 (9.62%) Linux Developer
8 19 (9.13%) Senior Developer
9 16 (7.69%) Business Analyst
9 16 (7.69%) Unix Support
10 15 (7.21%) Unix Analyst
10 15 (7.21%) Unix Support Analyst
11 14 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (6.73%) SQL Analyst
12 13 (6.25%) Architect
12 13 (6.25%) Python Developer
13 12 (5.77%) Electronic Trading Support
13 12 (5.77%) Real Time Developer
13 12 (5.77%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.75%) Rendezvous
2 28 (13.46%) XML
3 21 (10.10%) FpML
4 15 (7.21%) HTML
5 12 (5.77%) JMS
6 9 (4.33%) .NET
7 7 (3.37%) SOAP
7 7 (3.37%) Spring
8 6 (2.88%) HTML5
8 6 (2.88%) JSON
8 6 (2.88%) Middleware
9 5 (2.40%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.40%) CSS
9 5 (2.40%) XML Messaging
10 4 (1.92%) CSS3
10 4 (1.92%) FIXML
10 4 (1.92%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.92%) jQuery
10 4 (1.92%) XSD
10 4 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (29.33%) Equities
2 60 (28.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 56 (26.92%) Fixed Income
4 41 (19.71%) Derivative
5 31 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (6.25%) Fintech
7 12 (5.77%) Algorithms
8 11 (5.29%) Computer Science
8 11 (5.29%) Data Structures
9 10 (4.81%) Reference Data
10 9 (4.33%) SWIFT
11 7 (3.37%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (3.37%) OTC Derivatives
12 5 (2.40%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.92%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.92%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.92%) SCADA
13 4 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 97 (46.63%) Linux
2 64 (30.77%) Unix
3 29 (13.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) Solaris
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (44.71%) Electronic Trading
2 57 (27.40%) Multithreading
3 55 (26.44%) Low Latency
4 32 (15.38%) OO
5 24 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (11.54%) Algorithmic Trading
6 19 (9.13%) Workflow
7 17 (8.17%) Market Making
8 16 (7.69%) Scrum
9 13 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 13 (6.25%) TDD
10 11 (5.29%) Data Management
10 11 (5.29%) Data Modelling
10 11 (5.29%) ITIL
10 11 (5.29%) OOD
11 9 (4.33%) SDLC
12 8 (3.85%) Analytics
12 8 (3.85%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.85%) Risk Management
12 8 (3.85%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 87 (41.83%) Java
2 59 (28.37%) C++
3 53 (25.48%) SQL
4 35 (16.83%) Python
5 19 (9.13%) C#
6 15 (7.21%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.21%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.77%) Perl
8 6 (2.88%) C
9 5 (2.40%) Tcl
10 4 (1.92%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.92%) Scala
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.48%) Ruby
11 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Degree
2 1 (0.48%) HND
2 1 (0.48%) ISEB
2 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.48%) MCP
2 1 (0.48%) MCSE
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.10%) QA
2 15 (7.21%) MiFID
3 6 (2.88%) SLA
4 5 (2.40%) EMIR
5 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) Control-M
3 1 (0.48%) Graphite
3 1 (0.48%) Nagios
3 1 (0.48%) Opsview
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (28.37%) Oracle
2 42 (20.19%) TIBCO
3 33 (15.87%) Reuters
4 28 (13.46%) ION Trading
5 21 (10.10%) Sybase
6 13 (6.25%) Fidessa
7 11 (5.29%) Bloomberg
7 11 (5.29%) Currenex
8 10 (4.81%) FXall
9 8 (3.85%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.40%) Sun
11 3 (1.44%) Google
11 3 (1.44%) Informatica
12 2 (0.96%) Solace
13 1 (0.48%) GigaSpaces
13 1 (0.48%) Greenplum
13 1 (0.48%) Perforce
13 1 (0.48%) Portware
13 1 (0.48%) Remedy
13 1 (0.48%) Tradeweb
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