The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 452 484 490
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +6
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 105 66 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.50% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 55
Average daily rate
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£495 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £357 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-37.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13268 14024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.48% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8997 8612 8708
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 271 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
FIX Protocol
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +51 95 £500 +11.11% 24
West Midlands -10 4 £280 -37.77%
East Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
South East - - - -
FIX Protocol
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 102 (57.95%) UNIX
2 90 (51.14%) Low Latency
3 85 (48.30%) Java
3 85 (48.30%) Banking
4 74 (42.05%) SQL
5 59 (33.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 56 (31.82%) Front Office
6 56 (31.82%) Finance
6 56 (31.82%) Multithreading
7 53 (30.11%) C++
8 51 (28.98%) Equities
9 47 (26.70%) Linux
10 45 (25.57%) Electronic Trading
11 43 (24.43%) Investment Banking
12 42 (23.86%) Perl
13 37 (21.02%) Derivative
14 34 (19.32%) Fixed Income
15 33 (18.75%) Algorithmic Trading
16 25 (14.20%) Shell Script
17 23 (13.07%) C#
18 22 (12.50%) Relational Database
19 18 (10.23%) Oracle
19 18 (10.23%) TCP/IP
19 18 (10.23%) Risk Management
20 17 (9.66%) JavaScript
20 17 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
21 16 (9.09%) HTML
22 15 (8.52%) AWK
23 14 (7.95%) CSS
23 14 (7.95%) Adobe

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (4.55%) Confluence
2 7 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.84%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (2.84%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.70%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (6.82%) MS Office
2 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) RMDS
1 3 (1.70%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.25%) Firewall
3 7 (3.98%) VPN
3 7 (3.98%) DNS
3 7 (3.98%) Internet
4 5 (2.84%) IMAP
4 5 (2.84%) Multicast
4 5 (2.84%) SMTP
5 3 (1.70%) VLAN
5 3 (1.70%) MPLS
5 3 (1.70%) LAN
5 3 (1.70%) VoIP
5 3 (1.70%) WAN
6 1 (0.57%) BGP
6 1 (0.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.84%) KDB
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) JIRA
1 8 (4.55%) WebDriver
1 8 (4.55%) Grunt
1 8 (4.55%) Bower
2 7 (3.98%) Subversion
3 6 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.27%) Maven
4 4 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.14%) Ant
5 2 (1.14%) WinRunner
5 2 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 85 (48.30%) Banking
2 56 (31.82%) Front Office
2 56 (31.82%) Finance
3 43 (24.43%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.55%) Back Office
5 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.27%) Marketing
6 2 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.57%) International Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (50.00%) Developer
2 51 (28.98%) Java Developer
3 34 (19.32%) Analyst
4 21 (11.93%) C++ Developer
5 16 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.68%) Consultant
8 9 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) QA Consultant
9 7 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Programmer
10 6 (3.41%) Java Programmer
11 5 (2.84%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.84%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.27%) Support Specialist
12 4 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.27%) Senior C++ Developer
12 4 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.09%) HTML
2 14 (7.95%) CSS
2 14 (7.95%) HTML5
3 13 (7.39%) Spring
3 13 (7.39%) Java SE
3 13 (7.39%) J2EE
4 12 (6.82%) JMS
4 12 (6.82%) Apache Flex
5 11 (6.25%) Web Services
5 11 (6.25%) XML
6 10 (5.68%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.55%) Middleware
8 6 (3.41%) JDBC
9 5 (2.84%) .NET
10 4 (2.27%) Rendezvous
11 3 (1.70%) JSON
11 3 (1.70%) WebSockets
11 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.70%) XHTML
12 2 (1.14%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (33.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 51 (28.98%) Equities
3 37 (21.02%) Derivative
4 34 (19.32%) Fixed Income
5 11 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 11 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.84%) RIA
6 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.14%) AS400
8 2 (1.14%) Photography
9 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (57.95%) UNIX
2 47 (26.70%) Linux
3 12 (6.82%) Windows
4 3 (1.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (51.14%) Low Latency
2 56 (31.82%) Multithreading
3 45 (25.57%) Electronic Trading
4 33 (18.75%) Algorithmic Trading
5 18 (10.23%) Risk Management
6 17 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.95%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.39%) OO
9 11 (6.25%) Project Management
10 10 (5.68%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.55%) UML
12 7 (3.98%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.98%) Business Analysis
12 7 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.41%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (3.41%) Analytics
13 6 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (2.84%) ITIL
14 5 (2.84%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (48.30%) Java
2 74 (42.05%) SQL
3 53 (30.11%) C++
4 42 (23.86%) Perl
5 25 (14.20%) Shell Script
6 23 (13.07%) C#
7 17 (9.66%) JavaScript
8 15 (8.52%) AWK
9 13 (7.39%) C-shell
10 11 (6.25%) PL/SQL
11 9 (5.11%) Python
12 8 (4.55%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.41%) C
14 2 (1.14%) PHP
14 2 (1.14%) sed
14 2 (1.14%) Ada
15 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (7.95%) Degree
2 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.70%) CCNA
3 2 (1.14%) ISEB
3 2 (1.14%) HNC
3 2 (1.14%) HND
4 1 (0.57%) MCSE
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.57%) NFS
2 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (7.39%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.14%) Salt
4 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (10.23%) Oracle
2 14 (7.95%) Adobe
3 11 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 7 (3.98%) Sybase
4 7 (3.98%) 29West
5 5 (2.84%) Lotus
6 3 (1.70%) ION Trading
6 3 (1.70%) Cisco
6 3 (1.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.70%) Fidessa
7 2 (1.14%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) Informatica
7 2 (1.14%) Splunk
7 2 (1.14%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.14%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.57%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.57%) Isilon
8 1 (0.57%) Radianz
8 1 (0.57%) VMware
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