The first table below looks at the demand for QuickFIX 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 QuickFIX over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QuickFIX
Rank 583 502 -
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -
Contract jobs citing QuickFIX 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.002% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
QuickFIX
UK

QuickFIX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QuickFIX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

QuickFIX Jobs Demand Trend in England

QuickFIX
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QuickFIX across the England region.

QuickFIX Daily Rate Trend in England

QuickFIX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QuickFIX across the England region.

QuickFIX Hourly Rate Trend in England

QuickFIX
Top 15 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing QuickFIX 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 QuickFIX.

1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX

QuickFIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing QuickFIX 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 QuickFIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) FX Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Applications Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat