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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 523 444 383
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -61
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 88 180 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 1.27% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 149 172
Median daily rate £575 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £406
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14293 14210 13680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.06% 27.90% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10193 9693 9057
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 204 197
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -74 86 £575 +4.54% 49
East Midlands - 2 - -
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 111 (47.23%) Front Office
2 98 (41.70%) SQL
3 88 (37.45%) Electronic Trading
4 86 (36.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 83 (35.32%) Finance
6 82 (34.89%) Unix
7 80 (34.04%) Low Latency
8 77 (32.77%) Banking
9 74 (31.49%) Equities
10 73 (31.06%) Linux
11 68 (28.94%) Multithreading
12 64 (27.23%) C#
13 61 (25.96%) Java
14 58 (24.68%) C++
14 58 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
15 56 (23.83%) Algorithmic Trading
16 52 (22.13%) Investment Banking
17 50 (21.28%) Oracle
18 46 (19.57%) Windows
19 44 (18.72%) Market Making
20 42 (17.87%) Risk Management
21 41 (17.45%) Fidessa
21 41 (17.45%) WPF
22 38 (16.17%) Fixed Income
22 38 (16.17%) Derivative
23 35 (14.89%) WinForms
23 35 (14.89%) Performance Optimisation
24 33 (14.04%) XML
25 32 (13.62%) SQL Server
26 25 (10.64%) Perl

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 16 (6.81%) Confluence
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.83%) RMDS
2 8 (3.40%) ION MarketView
3 3 (1.28%) MetaTrader
3 3 (1.28%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.85%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.85%) Minerva
5 1 (0.43%) Eikon
5 1 (0.43%) Global One
5 1 (0.43%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.43%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.43%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.43%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.68%) Firewall
3 9 (3.83%) VPN
4 8 (3.40%) Multicast
5 4 (1.70%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.28%) SSL
7 2 (0.85%) BGP
7 2 (0.85%) DHCP
7 2 (0.85%) DNS
7 2 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.85%) LDAP
7 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.85%) SAN
7 2 (0.85%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.43%) HTTP
8 1 (0.43%) Internet
8 1 (0.43%) LAN
8 1 (0.43%) NGN
8 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.09%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.40%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.98%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.70%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.70%) Hazelcast
5 4 (1.70%) OLTP
6 3 (1.28%) DB2
6 3 (1.28%) KDB
6 3 (1.28%) MySQL
6 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) HSQLDB
8 1 (0.43%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (5.53%) JIRA
1 13 (5.53%) Subversion
2 8 (3.40%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.55%) JUnit
4 6 (2.55%) Maven
5 5 (2.13%) Ant
5 5 (2.13%) ERwin
6 4 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.70%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.28%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.28%) JSUnit
7 3 (1.28%) Mocha
7 3 (1.28%) Moq
7 3 (1.28%) NUnit
7 3 (1.28%) QUnit
7 3 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.28%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 111 (47.23%) Front Office
2 83 (35.32%) Finance
3 77 (32.77%) Banking
4 52 (22.13%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.96%) Back Office
6 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.28%) Retail
7 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (46.81%) Developer
2 63 (26.81%) Analyst
3 39 (16.60%) C# Developer
4 31 (13.19%) Applications Support
4 31 (13.19%) Support Analyst
5 29 (12.34%) Java Developer
6 28 (11.91%) C++ Developer
7 22 (9.36%) FIX Analyst
8 20 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
9 19 (8.09%) Business Analyst
9 19 (8.09%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.11%) Fidessa Support
11 11 (4.68%) Fidessa Analyst
11 11 (4.68%) Unix Support
12 10 (4.26%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.26%) Architect
12 10 (4.26%) C++/C# Developer
12 10 (4.26%) Unix Analyst
13 9 (3.83%) Data Architect
13 9 (3.83%) Fidessa Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.45%) WPF
2 35 (14.89%) WinForms
3 33 (14.04%) XML
4 24 (10.21%) FpML
5 14 (5.96%) Middleware
5 14 (5.96%) Web Services
6 13 (5.53%) FIXML
6 13 (5.53%) JSON
7 12 (5.11%) .NET
7 12 (5.11%) Rendezvous
8 11 (4.68%) Spring
9 10 (4.26%) JMS
9 10 (4.26%) REST
10 7 (2.98%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.98%) HTML
10 7 (2.98%) HTML5
10 7 (2.98%) jQuery
10 7 (2.98%) Node.js
11 6 (2.55%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 86 (36.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 74 (31.49%) Equities
3 58 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (16.17%) Derivative
4 38 (16.17%) Fixed Income
5 14 (5.96%) SWIFT
6 12 (5.11%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.11%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (3.83%) Fintech
8 6 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.70%) Eurex
10 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.28%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.28%) Statistics
10 3 (1.28%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 82 (34.89%) Unix
2 73 (31.06%) Linux
3 46 (19.57%) Windows
4 9 (3.83%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.98%) Solaris
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (37.45%) Electronic Trading
2 80 (34.04%) Low Latency
3 68 (28.94%) Multithreading
4 56 (23.83%) Algorithmic Trading
5 44 (18.72%) Market Making
6 42 (17.87%) Risk Management
7 35 (14.89%) Performance Optimisation
8 22 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (8.51%) Data Modelling
9 20 (8.51%) ITIL
10 17 (7.23%) Data Management
10 17 (7.23%) OO
10 17 (7.23%) Workflow
11 15 (6.38%) Change Management
11 15 (6.38%) Project Management
12 12 (5.11%) Data Analysis
12 12 (5.11%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.11%) UML
13 11 (4.68%) Incident Management
14 10 (4.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 98 (41.70%) SQL
2 64 (27.23%) C#
3 61 (25.96%) Java
4 58 (24.68%) C++
5 25 (10.64%) Perl
6 22 (9.36%) Python
7 18 (7.66%) Shell Script
8 12 (5.11%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.11%) Tcl
9 11 (4.68%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.55%) C
11 2 (0.85%) PHP
11 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.85%) Ruby
11 2 (0.85%) VBA
12 1 (0.43%) ES6
12 1 (0.43%) Korn
12 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (5.11%) Degree
1 12 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (0.85%) ISEB
2 2 (0.85%) PhD
2 2 (0.85%) RHCE
3 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.79%) QA
2 6 (2.55%) ISO20022
3 5 (2.13%) SLA
3 5 (2.13%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.28%) MiFID
5 2 (0.85%) ISO15022
System Software
1 5 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.85%) NFS
3 2 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.28%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.28%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.85%) Puppet
3 2 (0.85%) vMotion
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 50 (21.28%) Oracle
2 41 (17.45%) Fidessa
3 23 (9.79%) Sybase
4 14 (5.96%) TIBCO
5 12 (5.11%) Reuters
6 11 (4.68%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.26%) ION Trading
8 7 (2.98%) Radianz
8 7 (2.98%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.55%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.55%) Trayport
10 5 (2.13%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.13%) Splunk
10 5 (2.13%) VMware
11 4 (1.70%) BT
11 4 (1.70%) Currenex
11 4 (1.70%) eSpeed
11 4 (1.70%) HP
11 4 (1.70%) SunGard
12 3 (1.28%) MarketAxess
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