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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 477 492 512
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 95 61 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.43% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 51
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £684 £550 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-48.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
14043 14174 14928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.40% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9233 9288 9097
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 250 343
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.91 £16.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +49 86 £500 +5.26% 20
Yorkshire +3 3 £200 -50.00%
East Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 124 (56.88%) UNIX
2 107 (49.08%) Java
2 107 (49.08%) Banking
3 101 (46.33%) Low Latency
4 96 (44.04%) SQL
5 83 (38.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 76 (34.86%) Front Office
7 71 (32.57%) Finance
8 66 (30.28%) Multithreading
9 64 (29.36%) C++
10 56 (25.69%) Perl
11 54 (24.77%) Linux
12 52 (23.85%) Equities
13 50 (22.94%) Investment Banking
14 42 (19.27%) Electronic Trading
15 41 (18.81%) Derivative
16 38 (17.43%) Oracle
17 35 (16.06%) Algorithmic Trading
17 35 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (15.14%) Relational Database
19 32 (14.68%) Fixed Income
20 30 (13.76%) C#
20 30 (13.76%) TCP/IP
21 26 (11.93%) Shell Script
22 23 (10.55%) E-Commerce
22 23 (10.55%) Windows
23 22 (10.09%) Firewall
24 19 (8.72%) Risk Management
25 18 (8.26%) TIBCO
26 17 (7.80%) HTML

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (3.67%) Confluence
2 7 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (3.21%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (3.21%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.29%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.83%) Apache
5 3 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.46%) Documentum
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 12 (5.50%) MS Office
2 5 (2.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.21%) RMDS
2 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.38%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.76%) TCP/IP
2 22 (10.09%) Firewall
3 13 (5.96%) VPN
3 13 (5.96%) DNS
4 10 (4.59%) Multicast
4 10 (4.59%) BGP
5 9 (4.13%) EIGRP
5 9 (4.13%) OSPF
5 9 (4.13%) VRRP
5 9 (4.13%) PPP
5 9 (4.13%) SNMP
5 9 (4.13%) DMVPN
5 9 (4.13%) HSRP
6 8 (3.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (3.67%) TACACS
7 5 (2.29%) Internet
7 5 (2.29%) SMTP
7 5 (2.29%) IMAP
8 3 (1.38%) MPLS
8 3 (1.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.14%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.13%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.29%) KDB
5 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.92%) Informix
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.46%) DB2
6 1 (0.46%) IDOL
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.96%) JIRA
2 9 (4.13%) TeamCity
3 8 (3.67%) WebDriver
3 8 (3.67%) Grunt
3 8 (3.67%) Bower
3 8 (3.67%) Subversion
4 7 (3.21%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.83%) Maven
5 4 (1.83%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.92%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.92%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.46%) JUnit
7 1 (0.46%) jMock
7 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 107 (49.08%) Banking
2 76 (34.86%) Front Office
3 71 (32.57%) Finance
4 50 (22.94%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.05%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.67%) Back Office
7 5 (2.29%) Marketing
8 3 (1.38%) Games
8 3 (1.38%) Retail
9 2 (0.92%) Legal
10 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.46%) International Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (44.95%) Developer
2 59 (27.06%) Java Developer
3 52 (23.85%) Analyst
4 27 (12.39%) Support Analyst
5 22 (10.09%) C++ Developer
6 21 (9.63%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.34%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.42%) Consultant
9 13 (5.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.05%) Applications Support
11 9 (4.13%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.21%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.21%) Lead Developer
12 7 (3.21%) QA Consultant
13 6 (2.75%) Java Programmer
13 6 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.75%) Programmer
14 5 (2.29%) Web Developer
14 5 (2.29%) Network Consultant
14 5 (2.29%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.80%) HTML
2 16 (7.34%) HTML5
3 14 (6.42%) Spring
4 12 (5.50%) Apache Flex
4 12 (5.50%) CSS
4 12 (5.50%) J2EE
4 12 (5.50%) JMS
5 11 (5.05%) XML
6 10 (4.59%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.59%) Web Services
6 10 (4.59%) Rendezvous
7 9 (4.13%) Middleware
7 9 (4.13%) Java SE
8 7 (3.21%) .NET
9 6 (2.75%) JDBC
9 6 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.83%) JSON
11 3 (1.38%) SOAP
11 3 (1.38%) MAPI
11 3 (1.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 83 (38.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 52 (23.85%) Equities
3 41 (18.81%) Derivative
4 32 (14.68%) Fixed Income
5 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.59%) User Experience
6 10 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.13%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.67%) FlexPod
9 5 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.29%) RIA
10 4 (1.83%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (1.38%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.92%) AS400
13 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.46%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 124 (56.88%) UNIX
2 54 (24.77%) Linux
3 23 (10.55%) Windows
4 4 (1.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (46.33%) Low Latency
2 66 (30.28%) Multithreading
3 42 (19.27%) Electronic Trading
4 35 (16.06%) Algorithmic Trading
4 35 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (10.55%) E-Commerce
6 19 (8.72%) Risk Management
7 14 (6.42%) Software Engineering
8 13 (5.96%) OO
9 11 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (4.59%) Change Management
11 8 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.67%) UML
11 8 (3.67%) Project Management
12 7 (3.21%) Business Analysis
12 7 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (2.75%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (2.75%) Mentoring
13 6 (2.75%) ITIL
13 6 (2.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (49.08%) Java
2 96 (44.04%) SQL
3 64 (29.36%) C++
4 56 (25.69%) Perl
5 30 (13.76%) C#
6 26 (11.93%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.88%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.88%) AWK
8 14 (6.42%) Python
9 13 (5.96%) C-shell
9 13 (5.96%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.50%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.67%) C
12 5 (2.29%) R
13 4 (1.83%) Korn
14 2 (0.92%) sed
14 2 (0.92%) Scala
14 2 (0.92%) Ada
15 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (7.80%) Degree
2 12 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.13%) CCIE
3 9 (4.13%) CCNP
4 3 (1.38%) CCNA
5 2 (0.92%) HNC
5 2 (0.92%) HND
5 2 (0.92%) ISEB
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.46%) MCSE
6 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.29%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (6.42%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (3.67%) OpenNMS
2 8 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.67%) RANCID
3 5 (2.29%) Control-M
4 2 (0.92%) Salt
4 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (17.43%) Oracle
2 18 (8.26%) TIBCO
3 15 (6.88%) 29West
4 14 (6.42%) Sybase
5 13 (5.96%) Adobe
6 12 (5.50%) Cisco
7 5 (2.29%) Remedy
7 5 (2.29%) Lotus
8 3 (1.38%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.38%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.92%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.92%) Splunk
9 2 (0.92%) Green Hat
9 2 (0.92%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.92%) HP
9 2 (0.92%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.92%) Informatica
10 1 (0.46%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.46%) Sun
10 1 (0.46%) EMC
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £675 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago