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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 413 435 407
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 163 132 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 1.00% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 110 85
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £423 £344
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +22.90%
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
13347 13265 11471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.80% 27.31% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8801 8598 7381
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 208 309
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +34 162 £580 +5.45% 50
South East - - - - 4
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 167 (54.40%) UNIX
2 146 (47.56%) Front Office
3 140 (45.60%) Banking
4 129 (42.02%) Java
5 118 (38.44%) Linux
6 115 (37.46%) Finance
7 109 (35.50%) SQL
7 109 (35.50%) Low Latency
8 93 (30.29%) Equities
9 82 (26.71%) Multithreading
10 81 (26.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 77 (25.08%) C++
12 68 (22.15%) Electronic Trading
13 62 (20.20%) Investment Banking
14 55 (17.92%) Perl
15 54 (17.59%) Derivative
16 53 (17.26%) Algorithmic Trading
17 50 (16.29%) C#
18 45 (14.66%) TIBCO
18 45 (14.66%) Fixed Income
19 40 (13.03%) Python
20 33 (10.75%) Oracle
21 32 (10.42%) Reuters
21 32 (10.42%) Fidessa
22 31 (10.10%) Relational Database
23 30 (9.77%) Shell Script
23 30 (9.77%) Solaris
24 29 (9.45%) Middleware
25 28 (9.12%) SQL Server
26 25 (8.14%) XML

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (5.54%) TIBCO EMS
2 13 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.95%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.98%) JBoss
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.33%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.21%) RMDS
2 7 (2.28%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.98%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.65%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.33%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.33%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.17%) TCP/IP
2 21 (6.84%) Firewall
3 6 (1.95%) Multicast
4 5 (1.63%) VPN
5 4 (1.30%) LAN
6 3 (0.98%) WAN
7 2 (0.65%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.10%) Relational Database
2 28 (9.12%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.84%) KDB
4 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.86%) Subversion
2 11 (3.58%) Maven
3 9 (2.93%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.28%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.28%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.95%) JIRA
6 5 (1.63%) NUnit
7 3 (0.98%) VisiBroker
7 3 (0.98%) Moq
8 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.65%) jMock
8 2 (0.65%) MSI
8 2 (0.65%) JUnit
8 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.33%) Selenium
9 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.33%) Gradle
General
1 146 (47.56%) Front Office
2 140 (45.60%) Banking
3 115 (37.46%) Finance
4 62 (20.20%) Investment Banking
5 22 (7.17%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.58%) Back Office
7 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.98%) Legal
7 3 (0.98%) Advertising
8 2 (0.65%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 147 (47.88%) Developer
2 80 (26.06%) Analyst
3 76 (24.76%) Java Developer
4 50 (16.29%) Support Analyst
5 41 (13.36%) C++ Developer
6 25 (8.14%) Applications Support
7 23 (7.49%) C# Developer
8 20 (6.51%) FIX Analyst
9 14 (4.56%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (4.56%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.23%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.91%) Technical Support
12 11 (3.58%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.26%) Technical Support Engineer
13 10 (3.26%) Technical Engineer
14 7 (2.28%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.28%) Architect
15 6 (1.95%) Consultant
15 6 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
15 6 (1.95%) Equity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.45%) Middleware
2 25 (8.14%) XML
3 18 (5.86%) JMS
4 15 (4.89%) Rendezvous
5 12 (3.91%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (3.91%) FpML
5 12 (3.91%) WPF
6 11 (3.58%) .NET
7 10 (3.26%) HTML
7 10 (3.26%) XSLT
7 10 (3.26%) CGI
8 8 (2.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 8 (2.61%) HTML5
9 7 (2.28%) Spring
10 6 (1.95%) WCF
11 4 (1.30%) jQuery
11 4 (1.30%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.30%) FIXML
11 4 (1.30%) MAPI
11 4 (1.30%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 93 (30.29%) Equities
2 81 (26.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 54 (17.59%) Derivative
4 45 (14.66%) Fixed Income
5 25 (8.14%) Computer Science
6 19 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (5.86%) Algorithms
8 14 (4.56%) Eurex
9 12 (3.91%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (3.58%) Data Structures
11 10 (3.26%) Credit Derivative
12 9 (2.93%) Grid Computing
13 8 (2.61%) Hedge funds
14 7 (2.28%) SWIFT
15 5 (1.63%) Mathematics
16 4 (1.30%) Reference Data
16 4 (1.30%) Open Source
17 3 (0.98%) DTCC
17 3 (0.98%) Tandem
18 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 167 (54.40%) UNIX
2 118 (38.44%) Linux
3 30 (9.77%) Solaris
4 24 (7.82%) Windows
5 13 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.30%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.30%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.30%) SUSE
6 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (35.50%) Low Latency
2 82 (26.71%) Multithreading
3 68 (22.15%) Electronic Trading
4 53 (17.26%) Algorithmic Trading
5 25 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (7.17%) ITIL
6 22 (7.17%) Service Management
7 18 (5.86%) OO
8 16 (5.21%) TDD
9 14 (4.56%) Migration
9 14 (4.56%) Risk Management
10 13 (4.23%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.58%) Project Management
11 11 (3.58%) Business Analysis
12 10 (3.26%) UML
13 9 (2.93%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (2.61%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (2.61%) Change Control
14 8 (2.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (2.61%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (42.02%) Java
2 109 (35.50%) SQL
3 77 (25.08%) C++
4 55 (17.92%) Perl
5 50 (16.29%) C#
6 40 (13.03%) Python
7 30 (9.77%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.91%) Korn
9 10 (3.26%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.93%) AWK
10 9 (2.93%) Assembly Language
11 8 (2.61%) C-shell
12 6 (1.95%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.63%) C
13 5 (1.63%) Tcl
14 4 (1.30%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.30%) Scala
15 2 (0.65%) PHP
15 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (8.14%) Degree
2 2 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.19%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) EMIR
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (5.54%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.33%) Control-M
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (14.66%) TIBCO
2 33 (10.75%) Oracle
3 32 (10.42%) Fidessa
3 32 (10.42%) Reuters
4 19 (6.19%) Bloomberg
4 19 (6.19%) Sybase
5 17 (5.54%) ION Trading
6 15 (4.89%) 29West
6 15 (4.89%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.56%) Currenex
8 11 (3.58%) IBM
8 11 (3.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.28%) MarketAxess
10 6 (1.95%) eSpeed
11 5 (1.63%) Patsystems
11 5 (1.63%) Murex
11 5 (1.63%) EasyScreen
12 4 (1.30%) CQG
12 4 (1.30%) DevExpress
13 3 (0.98%) SimCorp
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