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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 336 359 339
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 92 60 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 0.76% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 43 59
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £570 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £348 £390
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 - -
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
7469 7851 7505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.32% 30.99% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5488 5718 5331
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +33 27 £525 -8.69% 17
Canary Wharf - - - -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 116 (62.03%) UNIX
2 102 (54.55%) Banking
3 97 (51.87%) Java
4 94 (50.27%) Low Latency
5 93 (49.73%) SQL
6 76 (40.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 74 (39.57%) Front Office
8 57 (30.48%) Multithreading
9 52 (27.81%) Perl
10 50 (26.74%) C++
10 50 (26.74%) Finance
11 48 (25.67%) Investment Banking
12 45 (24.06%) Linux
13 40 (21.39%) Oracle
14 39 (20.86%) Derivative
15 38 (20.32%) Equities
15 38 (20.32%) Relational Database
16 35 (18.72%) Electronic Trading
17 34 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
18 33 (17.65%) C#
19 31 (16.58%) TCP/IP
20 24 (12.83%) TIBCO
21 22 (11.76%) Firewall
21 22 (11.76%) Fixed Income
22 21 (11.23%) Windows
23 20 (10.70%) E-Commerce
23 20 (10.70%) Shell Script
23 20 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
24 19 (10.16%) Risk Management
25 18 (9.63%) Sybase

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (5.35%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (3.21%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.60%) Apache
3 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.07%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.53%) Documentum
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Office
2 4 (2.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) RMDS
2 5 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.58%) TCP/IP
2 22 (11.76%) Firewall
3 15 (8.02%) BGP
4 14 (7.49%) EIGRP
4 14 (7.49%) PPP
4 14 (7.49%) SNMP
4 14 (7.49%) OSPF
4 14 (7.49%) VRRP
4 14 (7.49%) VPN
4 14 (7.49%) DMVPN
4 14 (7.49%) HSRP
5 13 (6.95%) TACACS
6 10 (5.35%) DNS
6 10 (5.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (4.81%) Multicast
8 4 (2.14%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.14%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.07%) DHCP
9 2 (1.07%) HTTP
10 1 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.32%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.81%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.67%) KDB
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.07%) Informix
6 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) IDOL
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Subversion
1 8 (4.28%) TeamCity
2 7 (3.74%) JIRA
3 5 (2.67%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (2.67%) Grunt
3 5 (2.67%) Bower
4 4 (2.14%) Maven
5 2 (1.07%) WinRunner
5 2 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.53%) JUnit
6 1 (0.53%) jMock
General
1 102 (54.55%) Banking
2 74 (39.57%) Front Office
3 50 (26.74%) Finance
4 48 (25.67%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.35%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.28%) Back Office
7 4 (2.14%) Games
7 4 (2.14%) Marketing
8 2 (1.07%) Retail
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.53%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (43.32%) Developer
2 53 (28.34%) Analyst
3 52 (27.81%) Java Developer
4 34 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 20 (10.70%) Senior Developer
6 18 (9.63%) Applications Support
7 16 (8.56%) C++ Developer
7 16 (8.56%) Support Engineer
8 13 (6.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (6.42%) Consultant
10 10 (5.35%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Senior Support Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Network Consultant
11 7 (3.74%) Cisco Consultant
11 7 (3.74%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 6 (3.21%) Java Programmer
12 6 (3.21%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (3.21%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.49%) JMS
2 13 (6.95%) HTML
3 12 (6.42%) Spring
3 12 (6.42%) HTML5
4 10 (5.35%) Rendezvous
5 9 (4.81%) CSS
6 8 (4.28%) .NET
6 8 (4.28%) Apache Flex
7 7 (3.74%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.74%) Middleware
8 6 (3.21%) MAPI
8 6 (3.21%) CGI
8 6 (3.21%) JDBC
9 5 (2.67%) XML
9 5 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.07%) WebSockets
10 2 (1.07%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.07%) JSON
10 2 (1.07%) jQuery
11 1 (0.53%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 76 (40.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 39 (20.86%) Derivative
3 38 (20.32%) Equities
4 22 (11.76%) Fixed Income
5 13 (6.95%) FlexPod
6 12 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.81%) Algorithms
8 8 (4.28%) Credit Derivative
9 7 (3.74%) User Experience
10 5 (2.67%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.14%) Spread Betting
12 3 (1.60%) RIA
12 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.07%) AS400
14 1 (0.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 116 (62.03%) UNIX
2 45 (24.06%) Linux
3 21 (11.23%) Windows
4 6 (3.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (50.27%) Low Latency
2 57 (30.48%) Multithreading
3 35 (18.72%) Electronic Trading
4 34 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
5 20 (10.70%) E-Commerce
5 20 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (10.16%) Risk Management
7 14 (7.49%) Change Management
8 12 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.81%) ITIL
10 9 (4.81%) OO
11 8 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.28%) Software Engineering
12 7 (3.74%) Incident Management
12 7 (3.74%) UML
13 6 (3.21%) Performance Testing
13 6 (3.21%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (3.21%) Performance Analysis
14 5 (2.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (51.87%) Java
2 93 (49.73%) SQL
3 52 (27.81%) Perl
4 50 (26.74%) C++
5 33 (17.65%) C#
6 20 (10.70%) Shell Script
7 17 (9.09%) Python
8 15 (8.02%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.42%) PL/SQL
10 11 (5.88%) JavaScript
11 9 (4.81%) C-shell
11 9 (4.81%) AWK
11 9 (4.81%) Korn
12 7 (3.74%) R
13 6 (3.21%) C
14 2 (1.07%) Scala
14 2 (1.07%) Ada
15 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.49%) CCIE
1 14 (7.49%) CCNP
1 14 (7.49%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.74%) Degree
3 2 (1.07%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) HNC
4 1 (0.53%) HND
4 1 (0.53%) MCSE
4 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (8.56%) ITRS Geneos
2 13 (6.95%) RANCID
2 13 (6.95%) OpenNMS
3 5 (2.67%) Control-M
4 1 (0.53%) Salt
4 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (21.39%) Oracle
2 24 (12.83%) TIBCO
3 18 (9.63%) Sybase
4 17 (9.09%) 29West
5 14 (7.49%) Cisco
6 9 (4.81%) Adobe
7 5 (2.67%) Bloomberg
7 5 (2.67%) Remedy
8 3 (1.60%) Sun
8 3 (1.60%) Fidessa
8 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.07%) Reuters
9 2 (1.07%) Informatica
10 1 (0.53%) Lotus
10 1 (0.53%) Splunk
10 1 (0.53%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.53%) EMC
10 1 (0.53%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.53%) Radianz
10 1 (0.53%) Charles River
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