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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 345 257 238
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -19
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 82 176 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.77% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 2.45% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 147 162
Median daily rate £575 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £406
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7038 7197 7247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.36% 31.31% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5401 5229 5235
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 34
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.09 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 20 £550 +4.76% 39
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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.

1 112 (49.12%) Front Office
2 97 (42.54%) SQL
3 87 (38.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 85 (37.28%) Electronic Trading
5 81 (35.53%) Low Latency
6 80 (35.09%) Unix
7 78 (34.21%) Finance
8 74 (32.46%) Banking
9 72 (31.58%) Equities
10 71 (31.14%) Linux
11 69 (30.26%) Multithreading
12 62 (27.19%) C#
13 59 (25.88%) C++
14 57 (25.00%) Java
14 57 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
15 56 (24.56%) Algorithmic Trading
16 50 (21.93%) Investment Banking
17 47 (20.61%) Oracle
18 44 (19.30%) Windows
18 44 (19.30%) Market Making
19 43 (18.86%) Risk Management
20 41 (17.98%) WPF
21 40 (17.54%) Fidessa
22 39 (17.11%) Fixed Income
23 35 (15.35%) WinForms
23 35 (15.35%) Derivative
23 35 (15.35%) Performance Optimisation
24 32 (14.04%) XML
25 29 (12.72%) SQL Server
26 25 (10.96%) FpML

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 16 (7.02%) Confluence
2 4 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.51%) ION MarketView
1 8 (3.51%) RMDS
2 3 (1.32%) MetaTrader
2 3 (1.32%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 2 (0.88%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.88%) Minerva
4 1 (0.44%) Eikon
4 1 (0.44%) Global One
4 1 (0.44%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.44%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.44%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.44%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.82%) Firewall
3 8 (3.51%) Multicast
4 7 (3.07%) VPN
5 4 (1.75%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.32%) SSL
7 2 (0.88%) BGP
7 2 (0.88%) DHCP
7 2 (0.88%) DNS
7 2 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.88%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.88%) LDAP
7 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.88%) SAN
7 2 (0.88%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.44%) HTTP
8 1 (0.44%) Internet
8 1 (0.44%) LAN
8 1 (0.44%) NGN
8 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.07%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.75%) Hazelcast
5 4 (1.75%) OLTP
6 3 (1.32%) DB2
6 3 (1.32%) KDB
7 2 (0.88%) MySQL
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) HSQLDB
8 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.44%) OLAP
8 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) JIRA
2 11 (4.82%) Subversion
3 6 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.19%) Ant
4 5 (2.19%) ERwin
4 5 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.75%) JUnit
5 4 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.32%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.32%) JSUnit
6 3 (1.32%) Maven
6 3 (1.32%) Mocha
6 3 (1.32%) Moq
6 3 (1.32%) NUnit
6 3 (1.32%) QUnit
6 3 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.32%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.88%) GCC
General
1 112 (49.12%) Front Office
2 78 (34.21%) Finance
3 74 (32.46%) Banking
4 50 (21.93%) Investment Banking
5 14 (6.14%) Back Office
6 4 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.32%) Retail
7 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (46.93%) Developer
2 60 (26.32%) Analyst
3 39 (17.11%) C# Developer
4 29 (12.72%) Applications Support
4 29 (12.72%) C++ Developer
5 27 (11.84%) Support Analyst
6 25 (10.96%) Java Developer
7 22 (9.65%) FIX Analyst
8 20 (8.77%) Business Analyst
9 18 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
10 17 (7.46%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.82%) Fidessa Analyst
11 11 (4.82%) Fidessa Support
12 10 (4.39%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.39%) Architect
12 10 (4.39%) C++/C# Developer
12 10 (4.39%) Unix Support
13 9 (3.95%) Data Architect
13 9 (3.95%) Fidessa Developer
13 9 (3.95%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.98%) WPF
2 35 (15.35%) WinForms
3 32 (14.04%) XML
4 25 (10.96%) FpML
5 15 (6.58%) Middleware
6 14 (6.14%) FIXML
7 12 (5.26%) .NET
8 11 (4.82%) JSON
8 11 (4.82%) Rendezvous
8 11 (4.82%) Web Services
9 10 (4.39%) JMS
9 10 (4.39%) REST
10 9 (3.95%) Spring
11 7 (3.07%) Node.js
11 7 (3.07%) XML Schema
12 6 (2.63%) Akka
12 6 (2.63%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.63%) QuickFIX
13 5 (2.19%) CSS
13 5 (2.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (38.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 72 (31.58%) Equities
3 57 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (17.11%) Fixed Income
5 35 (15.35%) Derivative
6 14 (6.14%) SWIFT
7 12 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (4.39%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.95%) Fintech
10 6 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.75%) Eurex
12 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.32%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.32%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.32%) Statistics
12 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 80 (35.09%) Unix
2 71 (31.14%) Linux
3 44 (19.30%) Windows
4 9 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.07%) Solaris
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (37.28%) Electronic Trading
2 81 (35.53%) Low Latency
3 69 (30.26%) Multithreading
4 56 (24.56%) Algorithmic Trading
5 44 (19.30%) Market Making
6 43 (18.86%) Risk Management
7 35 (15.35%) Performance Optimisation
8 19 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 18 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (7.46%) Data Management
10 17 (7.46%) Workflow
11 16 (7.02%) ITIL
11 16 (7.02%) OO
12 15 (6.58%) Change Management
12 15 (6.58%) Project Management
13 13 (5.70%) Data Analysis
13 13 (5.70%) UML
14 11 (4.82%) Business Analysis
14 11 (4.82%) Incident Management
15 8 (3.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (42.54%) SQL
2 62 (27.19%) C#
3 59 (25.88%) C++
4 57 (25.00%) Java
5 25 (10.96%) Perl
6 21 (9.21%) Python
7 18 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 12 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.26%) Tcl
9 9 (3.95%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.63%) C
11 2 (0.88%) PHP
11 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.88%) Ruby
11 2 (0.88%) VBA
12 1 (0.44%) ES6
12 1 (0.44%) Korn
12 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (4.39%) Degree
3 2 (0.88%) ISEB
3 2 (0.88%) PhD
3 2 (0.88%) RHCE
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.09%) QA
2 6 (2.63%) ISO20022
3 5 (2.19%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.32%) MiFID
4 3 (1.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.88%) ISO15022
System Software
1 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.88%) NFS
3 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.32%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.88%) Puppet
3 2 (0.88%) vMotion
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 47 (20.61%) Oracle
2 40 (17.54%) Fidessa
3 23 (10.09%) Sybase
4 13 (5.70%) TIBCO
5 12 (5.26%) Reuters
6 10 (4.39%) ION Trading
7 9 (3.95%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.07%) Radianz
8 7 (3.07%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.63%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.63%) Trayport
10 5 (2.19%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.19%) Splunk
10 5 (2.19%) VMware
11 4 (1.75%) BT
11 4 (1.75%) Currenex
11 4 (1.75%) eSpeed
11 4 (1.75%) HP
11 4 (1.75%) SunGard
12 3 (1.32%) MarketAxess
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £650 to £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reco Group
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 20 days ago