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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 311 295 273
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 117 129 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 1.74% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 105 132
Median daily rate £550 £600 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £475 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
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
7516 7409 7246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.94% 32.84% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5681 5622 5528
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -34.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -13 27 £600 +4.34% 7
Westminster - 1 £575 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 97 (51.60%) Electronic Trading
2 91 (48.40%) Finance
3 89 (47.34%) Front Office
4 76 (40.43%) Linux
4 76 (40.43%) Banking
5 67 (35.64%) Java
6 64 (34.04%) Equities
7 63 (33.51%) SQL
7 63 (33.51%) Unix
8 62 (32.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 52 (27.66%) Oracle
9 52 (27.66%) Multithreading
10 47 (25.00%) Low Latency
11 46 (24.47%) Investment Banking
11 46 (24.47%) SQL Server
12 45 (23.94%) C++
13 44 (23.40%) Derivative
14 41 (21.81%) Fixed Income
15 39 (20.74%) TIBCO
16 38 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (18.62%) Rendezvous
18 34 (18.09%) Algorithmic Trading
19 32 (17.02%) RMDS
20 28 (14.89%) Reuters
20 28 (14.89%) Windows
21 27 (14.36%) Python
22 26 (13.83%) C#
22 26 (13.83%) KDB
22 26 (13.83%) Market Making
23 23 (12.23%) TCP/IP

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 13 (6.91%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.13%) GemFire
2 4 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (0.53%) JBoss
4 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (17.02%) RMDS
2 3 (1.60%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (1.06%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.06%) Minerva
4 1 (0.53%) Eikon
4 1 (0.53%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.13%) VPN
2 4 (2.13%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.06%) NGN
4 1 (0.53%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.83%) KDB
3 9 (4.79%) DB2
4 7 (3.72%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.72%) Tick Data
5 6 (3.19%) Big Data
5 6 (3.19%) Kdb+
6 5 (2.66%) MySQL
7 4 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.60%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.60%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.04%) JUnit
2 7 (3.72%) Maven
3 5 (2.66%) JIRA
3 5 (2.66%) Subversion
4 4 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.06%) Babel
6 2 (1.06%) Bower
6 2 (1.06%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.06%) Grunt
6 2 (1.06%) gulp
6 2 (1.06%) Mocha
6 2 (1.06%) Moq
6 2 (1.06%) NUnit
6 2 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.06%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.06%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.06%) Toad
General
1 91 (48.40%) Finance
2 89 (47.34%) Front Office
3 76 (40.43%) Banking
4 46 (24.47%) Investment Banking
5 15 (7.98%) Back Office
6 14 (7.45%) Financial Institution
7 9 (4.79%) Publishing
8 3 (1.60%) Retail
9 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (51.06%) Developer
2 55 (29.26%) Analyst
3 43 (22.87%) Support Analyst
4 42 (22.34%) Java Developer
5 28 (14.89%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 24 (12.77%) C++ Developer
7 21 (11.17%) Unix Support
8 20 (10.64%) Senior Developer
8 20 (10.64%) Unix Analyst
8 20 (10.64%) Unix Support Analyst
9 19 (10.11%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 17 (9.04%) Applications Support
11 16 (8.51%) SQL Analyst
12 15 (7.98%) C# Developer
12 15 (7.98%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (7.45%) Electronic Trading Support
13 14 (7.45%) SQL Support Analyst
14 13 (6.91%) Applications Support Analyst
14 13 (6.91%) Business Analyst
14 13 (6.91%) FX Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.62%) Rendezvous
2 20 (10.64%) HTML
3 19 (10.11%) XML
4 16 (8.51%) FpML
5 12 (6.38%) JMS
5 12 (6.38%) WinForms
5 12 (6.38%) WPF
6 11 (5.85%) HTML5
7 9 (4.79%) CSS
8 8 (4.26%) CSS3
8 8 (4.26%) jQuery
9 7 (3.72%) Middleware
10 6 (3.19%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.19%) Spring
11 5 (2.66%) .NET
11 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (2.66%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (2.66%) LESS
11 5 (2.66%) RequireJS
11 5 (2.66%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 64 (34.04%) Equities
2 62 (32.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 44 (23.40%) Derivative
4 41 (21.81%) Fixed Income
5 38 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.32%) Fintech
7 9 (4.79%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.79%) SWIFT
8 8 (4.26%) Reference Data
9 7 (3.72%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.72%) Data Structures
10 6 (3.19%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (2.66%) Data Integration
11 5 (2.66%) Mathematics
11 5 (2.66%) SCADA
11 5 (2.66%) Visualisation
12 4 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
12 4 (2.13%) OTC Derivatives
13 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 76 (40.43%) Linux
2 63 (33.51%) Unix
3 28 (14.89%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (51.60%) Electronic Trading
2 52 (27.66%) Multithreading
3 47 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 34 (18.09%) Algorithmic Trading
5 26 (13.83%) Market Making
6 19 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (9.57%) ITIL
8 17 (9.04%) Risk Management
9 16 (8.51%) Data Management
9 16 (8.51%) OO
10 14 (7.45%) Scrum
10 14 (7.45%) Workflow
11 13 (6.91%) Business Analysis
12 12 (6.38%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.85%) Multithreaded Programming
13 11 (5.85%) Performance Optimisation
14 10 (5.32%) Project Management
14 10 (5.32%) Service Management
14 10 (5.32%) TDD
15 8 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.64%) Java
2 63 (33.51%) SQL
3 45 (23.94%) C++
4 27 (14.36%) Python
5 26 (13.83%) C#
6 16 (8.51%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.85%) Perl
8 6 (3.19%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.19%) Tcl
9 5 (2.66%) C
10 2 (1.06%) ES6
10 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.06%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.53%) Ruby
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (11.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) HND
2 1 (0.53%) ISEB
2 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.53%) MCP
2 1 (0.53%) MCSE
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.51%) QA
2 11 (5.85%) MiFID
3 9 (4.79%) SLA
4 5 (2.66%) EMIR
5 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Graphite
3 1 (0.53%) Nagios
3 1 (0.53%) Opsview
Vendors
1 52 (27.66%) Oracle
2 39 (20.74%) TIBCO
3 28 (14.89%) Reuters
4 17 (9.04%) Fidessa
4 17 (9.04%) Sybase
5 15 (7.98%) ION Trading
6 13 (6.91%) Bloomberg
7 12 (6.38%) FXall
8 11 (5.85%) Currenex
8 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.19%) Sun
10 3 (1.60%) Google
10 3 (1.60%) Informatica
10 3 (1.60%) MarketAxess
11 2 (1.06%) Infragistics
11 2 (1.06%) Solace
11 2 (1.06%) Syncfusion
12 1 (0.53%) GigaSpaces
12 1 (0.53%) HP
12 1 (0.53%) Portware
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £570 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Rate: £800 - £850 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago