The first table below looks at the demand for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 23 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 London 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 350 342 347
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 59 49 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.77% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 47
Average daily rate £525 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £322 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £593 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7090 6339 7691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.40% 28.83% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5110 4618 5079
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 66 84
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in London

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in London

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Histogram in London

FIX Protocol
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

FIX Protocol Hourly Rate Trend in London

FIX Protocol
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 15 £600 +41.17% 6
Docklands, London - - - -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 66 (61.68%) UNIX
2 54 (50.47%) SQL
3 49 (45.79%) Low Latency
4 44 (41.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (40.19%) Java
6 41 (38.32%) Multithreading
7 39 (36.45%) Equities
8 38 (35.51%) Finance
9 36 (33.64%) Banking
10 35 (32.71%) Linux
11 33 (30.84%) Front Office
12 30 (28.04%) C++
13 28 (26.17%) TCP/IP
14 26 (24.30%) Electronic Trading
15 22 (20.56%) Algorithmic Trading
15 22 (20.56%) OO
16 19 (17.76%) Risk Management
16 19 (17.76%) Perl
16 19 (17.76%) Investment Banking
17 16 (14.95%) Middleware
17 16 (14.95%) Derivative
17 16 (14.95%) QA
18 15 (14.02%) XML
18 15 (14.02%) Windows
19 13 (12.15%) Shell Script
20 12 (11.21%) MS Office
20 12 (11.21%) Analytics
21 11 (10.28%) Computer Science
21 11 (10.28%) Oracle
21 11 (10.28%) Firewall

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (5.61%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Office
2 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.87%) RMDS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.17%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.28%) Firewall
3 9 (8.41%) VPN
4 4 (3.74%) Internet
5 2 (1.87%) SSL
6 1 (0.93%) Multicast
6 1 (0.93%) SAN
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
6 1 (0.93%) HTTP
6 1 (0.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) KDB
2 9 (8.41%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.80%) DB2
4 3 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) JIRA
2 3 (2.80%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.80%) Bower
2 3 (2.80%) Grunt
2 3 (2.80%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.80%) Ant
3 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.87%) Maven
3 2 (1.87%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 36 (33.64%) Banking
3 33 (30.84%) Front Office
4 19 (17.76%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.48%) Marketing
6 5 (4.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (49.53%) Developer
2 22 (20.56%) C++ Developer
3 19 (17.76%) Java Developer
4 17 (15.89%) Analyst
5 15 (14.02%) Senior Developer
6 14 (13.08%) Senior C++ Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) QA Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Support Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.74%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Support Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Exchange Specialist
10 3 (2.80%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (1.87%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) Middleware
2 15 (14.02%) XML
3 7 (6.54%) .NET
3 7 (6.54%) HTML
4 6 (5.61%) CSS
5 5 (4.67%) HTML5
6 4 (3.74%) Apache Flex
7 3 (2.80%) Spring
7 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.80%) WinForms
7 3 (2.80%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.80%) JMS
7 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.87%) DHTML
8 2 (1.87%) XSL
8 2 (1.87%) JSP
8 2 (1.87%) Servlets
8 2 (1.87%) SOAP
8 2 (1.87%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (41.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 39 (36.45%) Equities
3 16 (14.95%) Derivative
4 11 (10.28%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.54%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.54%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.61%) Mathematics
6 6 (5.61%) Physics
7 2 (1.87%) RIA
7 2 (1.87%) Photography
8 1 (0.93%) Index Arbitrage
8 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (61.68%) UNIX
2 35 (32.71%) Linux
3 15 (14.02%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) SUSE
4 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.79%) Low Latency
2 41 (38.32%) Multithreading
3 26 (24.30%) Electronic Trading
4 22 (20.56%) Algorithmic Trading
4 22 (20.56%) OO
5 19 (17.76%) Risk Management
6 12 (11.21%) Analytics
7 10 (9.35%) Project Management
8 7 (6.54%) Change Management
9 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.61%) SOA
10 5 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.74%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 3 (2.80%) Business Analysis
12 3 (2.80%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.80%) Web Development
12 3 (2.80%) Test Automation
12 3 (2.80%) RAD
12 3 (2.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.47%) SQL
2 43 (40.19%) Java
3 30 (28.04%) C++
4 19 (17.76%) Perl
5 13 (12.15%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.41%) AWK
7 7 (6.54%) C-shell
7 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.54%) C#
8 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.87%) VB
9 2 (1.87%) C
9 2 (1.87%) PHP
9 2 (1.87%) sed
10 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) HNC
2 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Oracle
2 6 (5.61%) Adobe
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.80%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.80%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.87%) HP
5 2 (1.87%) Radianz
5 2 (1.87%) Green Hat
5 2 (1.87%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.93%) Patsystems
6 1 (0.93%) GL TRADE
6 1 (0.93%) Splunk
6 1 (0.93%) Isilon
6 1 (0.93%) 29West
6 1 (0.93%) EccoWare
6 1 (0.93%) CQG
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) Reuters
6 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.93%) NYFIX
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 19 days ago