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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 259 287 282
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 142 117 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.53% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 1.79% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 90 69
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£563 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £700 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
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
6298 6533 5889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.65% 29.54% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4622 4582 4284
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 57 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £138.50 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +15 39 £546 -8.95% 39
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (50.32%) UNIX
2 148 (46.84%) Front Office
3 143 (45.25%) Banking
4 138 (43.67%) Java
5 136 (43.04%) Low Latency
6 115 (36.39%) SQL
7 111 (35.13%) Finance
8 104 (32.91%) Linux
9 99 (31.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 93 (29.43%) Multithreading
11 90 (28.48%) C++
12 73 (23.10%) Equities
13 64 (20.25%) Investment Banking
14 58 (18.35%) Electronic Trading
15 56 (17.72%) Derivative
16 55 (17.41%) Perl
17 54 (17.09%) Algorithmic Trading
18 50 (15.82%) Fixed Income
19 46 (14.56%) C#
20 45 (14.24%) TIBCO
21 43 (13.61%) Oracle
22 41 (12.97%) Python
22 41 (12.97%) Relational Database
23 35 (11.08%) Middleware
24 33 (10.44%) Reuters
25 32 (10.13%) Solaris
26 30 (9.49%) Windows
27 29 (9.18%) Fidessa
28 28 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
29 27 (8.54%) Degree

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 15 (4.75%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.16%) TIBCO EMS
3 7 (2.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.32%) JBoss
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) Documentum
5 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.32%) Confluence
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 11 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.70%) RMDS
2 7 (2.22%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.27%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.95%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.63%) Endur
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.63%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.32%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.38%) Firewall
3 7 (2.22%) Multicast
4 5 (1.58%) tcpdump
4 5 (1.58%) DNS
5 3 (0.95%) LAN
5 3 (0.95%) WAN
5 3 (0.95%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.97%) Relational Database
2 26 (8.23%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.96%) KDB
4 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.32%) DB2
6 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.32%) IDOL
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.11%) Subversion
2 9 (2.85%) TeamCity
3 7 (2.22%) Maven
4 6 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.58%) NUnit
5 5 (1.58%) VisiBroker
5 5 (1.58%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.27%) JIRA
7 3 (0.95%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.95%) Moq
8 2 (0.63%) MSI
8 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.32%) JUnit
9 1 (0.32%) jMock
General
1 148 (46.84%) Front Office
2 143 (45.25%) Banking
3 111 (35.13%) Finance
4 64 (20.25%) Investment Banking
5 21 (6.65%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.22%) Back Office
7 3 (0.95%) Advertising
7 3 (0.95%) Games
7 3 (0.95%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (46.84%) Developer
2 82 (25.95%) Analyst
3 77 (24.37%) Java Developer
4 51 (16.14%) Support Analyst
5 47 (14.87%) C++ Developer
6 32 (10.13%) Applications Support
7 19 (6.01%) C# Developer
7 19 (6.01%) FIX Analyst
8 16 (5.06%) Applications Support Analyst
8 16 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 14 (4.43%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.80%) Technical Support
11 10 (3.16%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.16%) Technical Support Engineer
11 10 (3.16%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (1.90%) Architect
14 6 (1.90%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.08%) Middleware
2 24 (7.59%) JMS
3 23 (7.28%) XML
4 19 (6.01%) Rendezvous
5 17 (5.38%) .NET
6 15 (4.75%) CGI
7 12 (3.80%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (3.80%) XSLT
8 10 (3.16%) FpML
8 10 (3.16%) Spring
9 8 (2.53%) HTML
9 8 (2.53%) WCF
9 8 (2.53%) WPF
9 8 (2.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 6 (1.90%) HTML5
10 6 (1.90%) MAPI
10 6 (1.90%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.90%) FIXML
11 5 (1.58%) Java SE
11 5 (1.58%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 99 (31.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 73 (23.10%) Equities
3 56 (17.72%) Derivative
4 50 (15.82%) Fixed Income
5 25 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (7.59%) Computer Science
7 16 (5.06%) Algorithms
8 14 (4.43%) Grid Computing
9 11 (3.48%) Credit Derivative
10 9 (2.85%) Hedge funds
11 8 (2.53%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.58%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.27%) Reference Data
13 4 (1.27%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.27%) Physics
14 3 (0.95%) Spread Betting
14 3 (0.95%) Tandem
15 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
16 1 (0.32%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 159 (50.32%) UNIX
2 104 (32.91%) Linux
3 32 (10.13%) Solaris
4 30 (9.49%) Windows
5 13 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.27%) SUSE
6 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (43.04%) Low Latency
2 93 (29.43%) Multithreading
3 58 (18.35%) Electronic Trading
4 54 (17.09%) Algorithmic Trading
5 28 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (7.91%) ITIL
6 25 (7.91%) Service Management
7 21 (6.65%) E-Commerce
8 20 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (6.01%) Risk Management
10 15 (4.75%) OO
11 12 (3.80%) TDD
12 11 (3.48%) Change Management
13 10 (3.16%) Migration
13 10 (3.16%) Software Engineering
13 10 (3.16%) Business Analysis
14 9 (2.85%) Incident Management
14 9 (2.85%) Ultra-Low Latency
15 8 (2.53%) Change Control
15 8 (2.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (43.67%) Java
2 115 (36.39%) SQL
3 90 (28.48%) C++
4 55 (17.41%) Perl
5 46 (14.56%) C#
6 41 (12.97%) Python
7 25 (7.91%) Shell Script
8 18 (5.70%) Korn
9 14 (4.43%) Assembly Language
10 12 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.53%) AWK
11 8 (2.53%) C
12 7 (2.22%) C-shell
13 4 (1.27%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.27%) Scala
14 3 (0.95%) Tcl
15 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (8.54%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) VCP4
2 2 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.75%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) EMIR
2 2 (0.63%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (5.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.63%) Control-M
2 2 (0.63%) Nagios
2 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (14.24%) TIBCO
2 43 (13.61%) Oracle
3 33 (10.44%) Reuters
4 29 (9.18%) Fidessa
5 24 (7.59%) Sybase
6 22 (6.96%) 29West
7 20 (6.33%) Bloomberg
8 18 (5.70%) ION Trading
9 15 (4.75%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.11%) Microsoft
11 10 (3.16%) IBM
12 9 (2.85%) MarketAxess
13 7 (2.22%) eSpeed
13 7 (2.22%) Murex
14 6 (1.90%) Informatica
15 5 (1.58%) Patsystems
15 5 (1.58%) EasyScreen
15 5 (1.58%) Adobe
16 4 (1.27%) CQG
16 4 (1.27%) DevExpress
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