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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 483 493 498
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 92 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.47% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 60
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £345 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £600
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 - - -
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
14111 14299 14859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.05% 29.32% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9087 9364 9271
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 254 352
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 83 £488 +8.33% 23
West Midlands 0 4 £280 -51.30%
Yorkshire +7 3 £200 -36.00%
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
South East - - - - 1
FIX Protocol
UK

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 118 (57.84%) UNIX
2 98 (48.04%) Banking
3 97 (47.55%) Java
4 96 (47.06%) Low Latency
5 88 (43.14%) SQL
6 75 (36.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 69 (33.82%) Finance
8 68 (33.33%) Front Office
9 63 (30.88%) Multithreading
10 60 (29.41%) C++
11 54 (26.47%) Linux
12 53 (25.98%) Equities
13 50 (24.51%) Perl
14 45 (22.06%) Investment Banking
14 45 (22.06%) Electronic Trading
15 37 (18.14%) Derivative
16 35 (17.16%) Algorithmic Trading
16 35 (17.16%) Fixed Income
17 30 (14.71%) Oracle
18 26 (12.75%) Shell Script
19 25 (12.25%) C#
19 25 (12.25%) Relational Database
20 24 (11.76%) TCP/IP
21 21 (10.29%) Firewall
22 19 (9.31%) E-Commerce
22 19 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
23 17 (8.33%) HTML
23 17 (8.33%) Risk Management
23 17 (8.33%) TIBCO
24 16 (7.84%) JavaScript

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.92%) Confluence
2 7 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (3.43%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.94%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (2.45%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.47%) Apache
6 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (5.88%) MS Office
2 4 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.45%) RMDS
2 3 (1.47%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 21 (10.29%) Firewall
3 12 (5.88%) VPN
4 10 (4.90%) Multicast
5 8 (3.92%) DNS
6 7 (3.43%) Internet
7 6 (2.94%) BGP
8 5 (2.45%) EIGRP
8 5 (2.45%) OSPF
8 5 (2.45%) VRRP
8 5 (2.45%) PPP
8 5 (2.45%) SNMP
8 5 (2.45%) SMTP
8 5 (2.45%) HSRP
8 5 (2.45%) DMVPN
8 5 (2.45%) IMAP
9 4 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.96%) TACACS
10 3 (1.47%) MPLS
10 3 (1.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.25%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.45%) KDB
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.98%) Informix
6 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.37%) JIRA
2 8 (3.92%) WebDriver
2 8 (3.92%) Grunt
2 8 (3.92%) Bower
3 6 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 6 (2.94%) Subversion
4 5 (2.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.96%) Maven
6 2 (0.98%) Ant
6 2 (0.98%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.98%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
General
1 98 (48.04%) Banking
2 69 (33.82%) Finance
3 68 (33.33%) Front Office
4 45 (22.06%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.92%) Back Office
6 7 (3.43%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.96%) Marketing
8 2 (0.98%) Legal
8 2 (0.98%) Retail
9 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.49%) International Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (46.57%) Developer
2 55 (26.96%) Java Developer
3 47 (23.04%) Analyst
4 26 (12.75%) Support Analyst
5 22 (10.78%) C++ Developer
6 16 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.86%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.88%) Consultant
9 9 (4.41%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.43%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.43%) QA Consultant
11 6 (2.94%) Programmer
11 6 (2.94%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.94%) Java Programmer
12 5 (2.45%) Support Specialist
12 5 (2.45%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.45%) Test Analyst
13 4 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (1.96%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.33%) HTML
2 15 (7.35%) HTML5
3 13 (6.37%) Java SE
3 13 (6.37%) Spring
3 13 (6.37%) J2EE
3 13 (6.37%) CSS
4 12 (5.88%) JMS
4 12 (5.88%) Apache Flex
5 11 (5.39%) Web Services
5 11 (5.39%) XML
6 10 (4.90%) Rendezvous
6 10 (4.90%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.41%) Middleware
8 6 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (2.94%) JDBC
9 5 (2.45%) .NET
10 3 (1.47%) XHTML
10 3 (1.47%) JSON
10 3 (1.47%) WebSockets
11 2 (0.98%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 75 (36.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 53 (25.98%) Equities
3 37 (18.14%) Derivative
4 35 (17.16%) Fixed Income
5 11 (5.39%) Client/Server
5 11 (5.39%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.45%) RIA
8 4 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.96%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.98%) AS400
9 2 (0.98%) Photography
10 1 (0.49%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.49%) Replication
10 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 118 (57.84%) UNIX
2 54 (26.47%) Linux
3 16 (7.84%) Windows
4 3 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (47.06%) Low Latency
2 63 (30.88%) Multithreading
3 45 (22.06%) Electronic Trading
4 35 (17.16%) Algorithmic Trading
5 19 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (9.31%) E-Commerce
6 17 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 12 (5.88%) OO
8 11 (5.39%) Project Management
8 11 (5.39%) Software Engineering
9 8 (3.92%) UML
10 7 (3.43%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.43%) Change Management
10 7 (3.43%) Business Analysis
10 7 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (2.94%) Analytics
11 6 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (2.45%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (47.55%) Java
2 88 (43.14%) SQL
3 60 (29.41%) C++
4 50 (24.51%) Perl
5 26 (12.75%) Shell Script
6 25 (12.25%) C#
7 16 (7.84%) JavaScript
8 15 (7.35%) AWK
9 13 (6.37%) C-shell
10 12 (5.88%) Python
10 12 (5.88%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.90%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.43%) C
13 2 (0.98%) PHP
13 2 (0.98%) Ada
13 2 (0.98%) Korn
13 2 (0.98%) R
13 2 (0.98%) sed
14 1 (0.49%) Groovy
14 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (7.35%) Degree
2 8 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.45%) CCIE
3 5 (2.45%) CCNP
4 3 (1.47%) CCNA
5 2 (0.98%) ISEB
5 2 (0.98%) HNC
5 2 (0.98%) HND
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.45%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.49%) NFS
2 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (6.86%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.45%) Control-M
4 4 (1.96%) OpenNMS
4 4 (1.96%) RANCID
5 2 (0.98%) Salt
5 2 (0.98%) Puppet
5 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 30 (14.71%) Oracle
2 17 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 14 (6.86%) Adobe
4 11 (5.39%) 29West
5 10 (4.90%) Sybase
6 8 (3.92%) Cisco
7 5 (2.45%) Remedy
7 5 (2.45%) Lotus
8 3 (1.47%) ION Trading
8 3 (1.47%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.98%) HP
9 2 (0.98%) Informatica
9 2 (0.98%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.98%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.98%) Splunk
9 2 (0.98%) Green Hat
9 2 (0.98%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.49%) Google
10 1 (0.49%) Syncfusion
10 1 (0.49%) thinkFolio
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £720 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago