The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
England / London
Rank 298 281 293
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 112 137 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.65% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 2.03% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 110 107
Median daily rate £575 £600 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £550 £381
% change year-on-year
-32.95% +44.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6623 6742 6379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.63% 32.19% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4970 5034 4789
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +27.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
City of London -17 31 £588 +6.81% 27
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 98 (49.00%) Finance
2 97 (48.50%) Linux
3 89 (44.50%) Electronic Trading
4 84 (42.00%) Java
5 74 (37.00%) Front Office
6 73 (36.50%) Banking
7 60 (30.00%) Equities
7 60 (30.00%) C++
7 60 (30.00%) Unix
8 57 (28.50%) Fixed Income
9 56 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 56 (28.00%) Multithreading
10 55 (27.50%) Oracle
11 54 (27.00%) Low Latency
12 53 (26.50%) SQL
13 48 (24.00%) SQL Server
14 44 (22.00%) Investment Banking
15 42 (21.00%) Derivative
16 41 (20.50%) TIBCO
17 38 (19.00%) Rendezvous
18 36 (18.00%) RMDS
19 33 (16.50%) Reuters
20 32 (16.00%) KDB
21 31 (15.50%) Python
21 31 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (14.50%) Windows
23 28 (14.00%) ION Trading
24 27 (13.50%) OO
25 24 (12.00%) XML
26 23 (11.50%) TCP/IP

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 18 (9.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.00%) GemFire
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (0.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.50%) JBoss
4 1 (0.50%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.50%) WebORB
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (18.00%) RMDS
2 9 (4.50%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.50%) Eikon
3 1 (0.50%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.00%) NGN
3 2 (1.00%) VPN
4 1 (0.50%) AMQP
4 1 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.00%) KDB
3 13 (6.50%) Tick Data
4 10 (5.00%) Big Data
4 10 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (4.50%) Kdb+
6 8 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.00%) DB2
8 5 (2.50%) MySQL
9 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.50%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.50%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 22 (11.00%) JUnit
2 9 (4.50%) Maven
3 4 (2.00%) Subversion
4 3 (1.50%) JIRA
5 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.00%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.50%) Mockito
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (49.00%) Finance
2 74 (37.00%) Front Office
3 73 (36.50%) Banking
4 44 (22.00%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.00%) Financial Institution
6 11 (5.50%) Back Office
7 9 (4.50%) Publishing
8 3 (1.50%) Retail
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (58.50%) Developer
2 53 (26.50%) Java Developer
3 48 (24.00%) Analyst
4 39 (19.50%) C++ Developer
5 35 (17.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 33 (16.50%) Support Analyst
7 24 (12.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 20 (10.00%) Linux Developer
9 18 (9.00%) Senior Developer
10 17 (8.50%) Business Analyst
11 15 (7.50%) Unix Support
12 14 (7.00%) SQL Analyst
12 14 (7.00%) Unix Analyst
12 14 (7.00%) Unix Support Analyst
13 13 (6.50%) Architect
13 13 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (6.00%) Electronic Trading Support
14 12 (6.00%) Real Time Developer
14 12 (6.00%) SQL Support Analyst
15 11 (5.50%) FX Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.00%) Rendezvous
2 24 (12.00%) XML
3 23 (11.50%) FpML
4 16 (8.00%) HTML
5 12 (6.00%) JMS
6 9 (4.50%) .NET
7 7 (3.50%) HTML5
7 7 (3.50%) Spring
8 6 (3.00%) Middleware
9 5 (2.50%) CSS
10 4 (2.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.00%) CSS3
10 4 (2.00%) FIXML
10 4 (2.00%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.00%) jQuery
10 4 (2.00%) Kafka
10 4 (2.00%) XSD
10 4 (2.00%) XSLT
10 4 (2.00%) ZeroMQ
11 3 (1.50%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 60 (30.00%) Equities
2 57 (28.50%) Fixed Income
3 56 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 42 (21.00%) Derivative
5 31 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (6.00%) Algorithms
6 12 (6.00%) Fintech
7 11 (5.50%) Computer Science
7 11 (5.50%) Data Structures
8 10 (5.00%) Reference Data
9 9 (4.50%) SWIFT
10 7 (3.50%) Credit Derivative
10 7 (3.50%) OTC Derivatives
11 5 (2.50%) Data Integration
12 4 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (2.00%) Mathematics
12 4 (2.00%) SCADA
12 4 (2.00%) Taxonomies
13 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
14 2 (1.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 97 (48.50%) Linux
2 60 (30.00%) Unix
3 29 (14.50%) Windows
4 1 (0.50%) Solaris
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (44.50%) Electronic Trading
2 56 (28.00%) Multithreading
3 54 (27.00%) Low Latency
4 27 (13.50%) OO
5 23 (11.50%) Algorithmic Trading
6 22 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (9.50%) Workflow
8 16 (8.00%) Market Making
8 16 (8.00%) Scrum
9 14 (7.00%) Business Analysis
10 12 (6.00%) TDD
11 11 (5.50%) Data Modelling
11 11 (5.50%) ITIL
11 11 (5.50%) OOD
12 10 (5.00%) Data Management
12 10 (5.00%) SDLC
13 9 (4.50%) Analytics
13 9 (4.50%) Change Management
14 8 (4.00%) Configuration Management
14 8 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (42.00%) Java
2 60 (30.00%) C++
3 53 (26.50%) SQL
4 31 (15.50%) Python
5 19 (9.50%) C#
6 15 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.50%) Shell Script
7 12 (6.00%) Perl
8 6 (3.00%) C
9 5 (2.50%) Tcl
10 4 (2.00%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.00%) Scala
11 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) HND
2 1 (0.50%) ISEB
2 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.50%) MCP
2 1 (0.50%) MCSE
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.50%) QA
2 16 (8.00%) MiFID
3 6 (3.00%) SLA
4 5 (2.50%) EMIR
5 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.50%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.50%) Graphite
2 1 (0.50%) Nagios
2 1 (0.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 55 (27.50%) Oracle
2 41 (20.50%) TIBCO
3 33 (16.50%) Reuters
4 28 (14.00%) ION Trading
5 18 (9.00%) Sybase
6 13 (6.50%) Fidessa
7 11 (5.50%) Bloomberg
7 11 (5.50%) Currenex
8 10 (5.00%) FXall
9 9 (4.50%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.50%) Sun
11 3 (1.50%) Google
11 3 (1.50%) Informatica
12 2 (1.00%) Solace
13 1 (0.50%) FactSet
13 1 (0.50%) GigaSpaces
13 1 (0.50%) Greenplum
13 1 (0.50%) MarketAxess
13 1 (0.50%) Portware
13 1 (0.50%) Tradeweb
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