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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 248 268 260
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 170 148 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.55% 2.08% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 121 102
Average daily rate
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£580 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6672 7111 6374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.91% 29.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4738 5103 4617
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 64
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £170.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
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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
City of London +31 54 £600 - 29
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 159 (52.13%) UNIX
2 151 (49.51%) Front Office
3 139 (45.57%) Banking
4 124 (40.66%) Java
5 122 (40.00%) Linux
6 119 (39.02%) Finance
7 107 (35.08%) Low Latency
8 106 (34.75%) SQL
9 99 (32.46%) Equities
10 83 (27.21%) Multithreading
10 83 (27.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 74 (24.26%) C++
12 69 (22.62%) Investment Banking
13 61 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
14 58 (19.02%) Perl
15 57 (18.69%) Algorithmic Trading
16 54 (17.70%) Derivative
17 44 (14.43%) Python
18 43 (14.10%) TIBCO
19 42 (13.77%) Fixed Income
20 41 (13.44%) C#
21 33 (10.82%) Fidessa
22 32 (10.49%) Oracle
23 30 (9.84%) Shell Script
23 30 (9.84%) Reuters
24 28 (9.18%) SQL Server
24 28 (9.18%) Relational Database
25 27 (8.85%) Firewall
26 26 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
26 26 (8.52%) KDB

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 14 (4.59%) TIBCO EMS
2 9 (2.95%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.66%) JBoss
5 2 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.64%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.25%) RMDS
2 7 (2.30%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.98%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.66%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.33%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.33%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.85%) Firewall
2 23 (7.54%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.95%) VPN
4 8 (2.62%) Multicast
5 4 (1.31%) LAN
6 3 (0.98%) WAN
7 2 (0.66%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.18%) SQL Server
1 28 (9.18%) Relational Database
2 26 (8.52%) KDB
3 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (5.90%) Subversion
2 12 (3.93%) Eclipse
3 9 (2.95%) Maven
4 6 (1.97%) JIRA
4 6 (1.97%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.31%) NUnit
7 3 (0.98%) Moq
8 2 (0.66%) VisiBroker
8 2 (0.66%) JUnit
8 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.33%) MSI
9 1 (0.33%) Selenium
9 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.33%) Gradle
General
1 151 (49.51%) Front Office
2 139 (45.57%) Banking
3 119 (39.02%) Finance
4 69 (22.62%) Investment Banking
5 22 (7.21%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.95%) Back Office
7 4 (1.31%) Advertising
8 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
9 2 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 146 (47.87%) Developer
2 81 (26.56%) Analyst
3 76 (24.92%) Java Developer
4 47 (15.41%) Support Analyst
5 39 (12.79%) C++ Developer
6 23 (7.54%) Applications Support
7 22 (7.21%) C# Developer
8 21 (6.89%) FIX Analyst
9 16 (5.25%) Applications Support Analyst
10 14 (4.59%) Support Engineer
11 13 (4.26%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.61%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.28%) Technical Support
13 10 (3.28%) Technical Support Engineer
13 10 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
14 7 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.30%) Consultant
14 7 (2.30%) Equity Analyst
15 6 (1.97%) Integration Specialist
15 6 (1.97%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.87%) Middleware
2 21 (6.89%) XML
3 16 (5.25%) Rendezvous
4 15 (4.92%) JMS
5 11 (3.61%) WPF
6 10 (3.28%) CGI
6 10 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (3.28%) .NET
7 9 (2.95%) Spring
8 8 (2.62%) HTML
9 7 (2.30%) FpML
10 6 (1.97%) XSLT
10 6 (1.97%) HTML5
11 5 (1.64%) WCF
12 4 (1.31%) Swing
12 4 (1.31%) CSS
12 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.31%) FIXML
12 4 (1.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 3 (0.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 99 (32.46%) Equities
2 83 (27.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 54 (17.70%) Derivative
4 42 (13.77%) Fixed Income
5 25 (8.20%) Computer Science
6 22 (7.21%) Algorithms
7 19 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (4.59%) Equity Derivative
9 13 (4.26%) Eurex
10 12 (3.93%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.95%) Hedge funds
12 7 (2.30%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.97%) Grid Computing
14 5 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
14 5 (1.64%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.64%) Open Source
15 3 (0.98%) Reference Data
15 3 (0.98%) Tandem
15 3 (0.98%) Physics
15 3 (0.98%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 159 (52.13%) UNIX
2 122 (40.00%) Linux
3 25 (8.20%) Windows
3 25 (8.20%) Solaris
4 11 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.31%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.31%) SUSE
5 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.98%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.08%) Low Latency
2 83 (27.21%) Multithreading
3 61 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 57 (18.69%) Algorithmic Trading
5 26 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (7.54%) Service Management
7 22 (7.21%) ITIL
7 22 (7.21%) OO
8 21 (6.89%) TDD
9 13 (4.26%) Migration
9 13 (4.26%) Project Management
10 12 (3.93%) Risk Management
10 12 (3.93%) UML
11 11 (3.61%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.61%) Business Analysis
12 9 (2.95%) Asset Management
12 9 (2.95%) Process Management
12 9 (2.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (2.95%) Market Making
13 7 (2.30%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 124 (40.66%) Java
2 106 (34.75%) SQL
3 74 (24.26%) C++
4 58 (19.02%) Perl
5 44 (14.43%) Python
6 41 (13.44%) C#
7 30 (9.84%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.26%) Korn
9 10 (3.28%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.62%) AWK
11 7 (2.30%) Tcl
12 6 (1.97%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.97%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.64%) C
13 5 (1.64%) Scala
13 5 (1.64%) C-shell
14 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.66%) PHP
16 1 (0.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (8.20%) Degree
2 2 (0.66%) CCNP
2 2 (0.66%) CCNA
2 2 (0.66%) ISEB
2 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) EMIR
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (4.59%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.66%) Control-M
3 1 (0.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (14.10%) TIBCO
2 33 (10.82%) Fidessa
3 32 (10.49%) Oracle
4 30 (9.84%) Reuters
5 18 (5.90%) Sybase
6 16 (5.25%) Bloomberg
7 15 (4.92%) ION Trading
8 14 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 14 (4.59%) Microsoft
9 13 (4.26%) 29West
10 12 (3.93%) Currenex
11 7 (2.30%) Portware
12 6 (1.97%) MarketAxess
12 6 (1.97%) eSpeed
13 5 (1.64%) IBM
14 4 (1.31%) Murex
14 4 (1.31%) EasyScreen
14 4 (1.31%) CQG
14 4 (1.31%) Patsystems
15 3 (0.98%) Charles River
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