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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 332 385 337
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -48
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 88 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 0.62% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 35 52
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£525 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £339 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £550 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-48.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FIX Protocol
England

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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +42 28 £600 +38.72% 11
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 121 (61.42%) UNIX
2 106 (53.81%) Banking
3 100 (50.76%) Low Latency
4 97 (49.24%) SQL
5 94 (47.72%) Java
6 81 (41.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 74 (37.56%) Front Office
8 59 (29.95%) Multithreading
9 57 (28.93%) Finance
10 54 (27.41%) Perl
10 54 (27.41%) C++
11 52 (26.40%) Equities
12 51 (25.89%) Investment Banking
13 48 (24.37%) Linux
14 43 (21.83%) Derivative
15 40 (20.30%) Electronic Trading
16 37 (18.78%) Oracle
17 35 (17.77%) Algorithmic Trading
18 34 (17.26%) Relational Database
19 31 (15.74%) TCP/IP
20 29 (14.72%) C#
21 26 (13.20%) Shell Script
22 22 (11.17%) Firewall
22 22 (11.17%) Windows
23 21 (10.66%) E-Commerce
23 21 (10.66%) Fixed Income
23 21 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
24 18 (9.14%) Risk Management
24 18 (9.14%) TIBCO
25 16 (8.12%) Python

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (3.55%) TIBCO EMS
1 7 (3.55%) Confluence
2 6 (3.05%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.52%) Apache
3 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) Documentum
4 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 11 (5.58%) MS Office
2 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.55%) RMDS
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.52%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.74%) TCP/IP
2 22 (11.17%) Firewall
3 14 (7.11%) VPN
4 11 (5.58%) BGP
5 10 (5.08%) OSPF
5 10 (5.08%) EIGRP
5 10 (5.08%) VRRP
5 10 (5.08%) PPP
5 10 (5.08%) SNMP
5 10 (5.08%) HSRP
5 10 (5.08%) DMVPN
5 10 (5.08%) Multicast
6 9 (4.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (4.57%) TACACS
7 8 (4.06%) DNS
8 3 (1.52%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.52%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.02%) Internet
9 2 (1.02%) HTTP
10 1 (0.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.26%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.57%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.54%) KDB
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.02%) Informix
6 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.51%) DB2
6 1 (0.51%) IDOL
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.09%) JIRA
2 8 (4.06%) Subversion
2 8 (4.06%) TeamCity
2 8 (4.06%) WebDriver
2 8 (4.06%) Grunt
2 8 (4.06%) Bower
3 5 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.03%) Maven
4 4 (2.03%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.02%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.02%) WinRunner
5 2 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.51%) JUnit
6 1 (0.51%) jMock
General
1 106 (53.81%) Banking
2 74 (37.56%) Front Office
3 57 (28.93%) Finance
4 51 (25.89%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.08%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.06%) Back Office
7 5 (2.54%) Marketing
8 3 (1.52%) Games
9 2 (1.02%) Retail
9 2 (1.02%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.51%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (43.65%) Developer
2 52 (26.40%) Analyst
3 48 (24.37%) Java Developer
4 29 (14.72%) Support Analyst
5 21 (10.66%) Senior Developer
5 21 (10.66%) C++ Developer
6 16 (8.12%) Support Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) Consultant
8 13 (6.60%) Applications Support
8 13 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (4.57%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.55%) QA Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) Cisco Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) Java Programmer
11 6 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.05%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.05%) Programmer
11 6 (3.05%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.12%) HTML
2 15 (7.61%) HTML5
3 12 (6.09%) Spring
3 12 (6.09%) CSS
4 11 (5.58%) JMS
4 11 (5.58%) Apache Flex
5 10 (5.08%) Rendezvous
5 10 (5.08%) XML
5 10 (5.08%) AngularJS
6 9 (4.57%) Middleware
7 7 (3.55%) .NET
8 6 (3.05%) JDBC
9 5 (2.54%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (2.03%) JSON
11 3 (1.52%) CGI
11 3 (1.52%) MAPI
11 3 (1.52%) SOAP
11 3 (1.52%) REST
12 2 (1.02%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (1.02%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 81 (41.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 52 (26.40%) Equities
3 43 (21.83%) Derivative
4 21 (10.66%) Fixed Income
5 12 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.08%) User Experience
7 9 (4.57%) FlexPod
7 9 (4.57%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.54%) RIA
10 4 (2.03%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (1.52%) Spread Betting
12 2 (1.02%) AS400
13 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.51%) Physics
13 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 121 (61.42%) UNIX
2 48 (24.37%) Linux
3 22 (11.17%) Windows
4 3 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (50.76%) Low Latency
2 59 (29.95%) Multithreading
3 40 (20.30%) Electronic Trading
4 35 (17.77%) Algorithmic Trading
5 21 (10.66%) E-Commerce
5 21 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (9.14%) Risk Management
7 11 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (5.58%) OO
8 9 (4.57%) Change Management
8 9 (4.57%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.06%) UML
10 7 (3.55%) Project Management
10 7 (3.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.05%) Business Analysis
11 6 (3.05%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (3.05%) ITIL
12 5 (2.54%) Memory Management
12 5 (2.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 97 (49.24%) SQL
2 94 (47.72%) Java
3 54 (27.41%) Perl
3 54 (27.41%) C++
4 29 (14.72%) C#
5 26 (13.20%) Shell Script
6 16 (8.12%) Python
7 14 (7.11%) AWK
7 14 (7.11%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.60%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.09%) C-shell
9 12 (6.09%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.55%) C
11 6 (3.05%) Korn
11 6 (3.05%) R
12 2 (1.02%) sed
12 2 (1.02%) Scala
12 2 (1.02%) Ada
13 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (5.08%) CCIE
1 10 (5.08%) CCNP
2 8 (4.06%) Degree
3 2 (1.02%) ISEB
3 2 (1.02%) HNC
3 2 (1.02%) HND
4 1 (0.51%) MCSE
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (6.60%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (4.57%) RANCID
2 9 (4.57%) OpenNMS
3 8 (4.06%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.54%) Control-M
5 1 (0.51%) Salt
5 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (18.78%) Oracle
2 18 (9.14%) TIBCO
3 16 (8.12%) Sybase
4 14 (7.11%) 29West
5 12 (6.09%) Adobe
6 10 (5.08%) Cisco
7 5 (2.54%) Remedy
8 3 (1.52%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.52%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.02%) Green Hat
9 2 (1.02%) Sun
9 2 (1.02%) Informatica
9 2 (1.02%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.02%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.02%) HP
10 1 (0.51%) EMC
10 1 (0.51%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.51%) Lotus
10 1 (0.51%) Radianz
10 1 (0.51%) Charles River
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £675 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago