The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 314 359 326
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -33
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 94 55 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 0.72% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 41 56
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-45.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7192 7597 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 31.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5094 5461 5349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
FIX Protocol
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +35 28 £550 +15.78% 12
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 101 (64.33%) UNIX
2 86 (54.78%) Low Latency
3 85 (54.14%) Banking
4 76 (48.41%) SQL
5 71 (45.22%) Java
6 59 (37.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 54 (34.39%) Front Office
8 52 (33.12%) Equities
9 49 (31.21%) Multithreading
10 44 (28.03%) Electronic Trading
11 43 (27.39%) Finance
11 43 (27.39%) C++
11 43 (27.39%) Linux
12 42 (26.75%) Investment Banking
13 39 (24.84%) Perl
14 36 (22.93%) Derivative
15 33 (21.02%) Algorithmic Trading
16 26 (16.56%) Shell Script
17 23 (14.65%) C#
18 22 (14.01%) Relational Database
19 21 (13.38%) Fixed Income
20 18 (11.46%) Risk Management
20 18 (11.46%) Oracle
20 18 (11.46%) TCP/IP
21 17 (10.83%) JavaScript
22 16 (10.19%) HTML
23 15 (9.55%) AWK
24 14 (8.92%) CSS
24 14 (8.92%) Adobe
24 14 (8.92%) HTML5

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (5.10%) Confluence
2 6 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (3.82%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.82%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (7.64%) MS Office
2 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) RMDS
2 3 (1.91%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.46%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.01%) Firewall
3 7 (4.46%) VPN
4 5 (3.18%) Multicast
5 4 (2.55%) Internet
6 3 (1.91%) DNS
7 1 (0.64%) IMAP
7 1 (0.64%) BGP
7 1 (0.64%) SAN
7 1 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.01%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.73%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.18%) KDB
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Bower
1 8 (5.10%) Grunt
1 8 (5.10%) WebDriver
1 8 (5.10%) JIRA
2 7 (4.46%) Subversion
3 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.55%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.55%) Maven
5 2 (1.27%) Ant
5 2 (1.27%) WinRunner
5 2 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.27%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 85 (54.14%) Banking
2 54 (34.39%) Front Office
3 43 (27.39%) Finance
4 42 (26.75%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.10%) Back Office
6 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.55%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.64%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (47.13%) Developer
2 38 (24.20%) Java Developer
3 35 (22.29%) Analyst
4 20 (12.74%) C++ Developer
5 18 (11.46%) Support Analyst
6 12 (7.64%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.37%) Consultant
8 9 (5.73%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) QA Consultant
9 7 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.82%) Programmer
10 6 (3.82%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.82%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Java Programmer
11 5 (3.18%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.18%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Support Specialist
12 4 (2.55%) Senior C++ Developer
12 4 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.55%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.19%) HTML
2 14 (8.92%) CSS
2 14 (8.92%) HTML5
3 12 (7.64%) Apache Flex
4 11 (7.01%) Spring
4 11 (7.01%) JMS
5 10 (6.37%) XML
5 10 (6.37%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.73%) Middleware
7 6 (3.82%) JDBC
8 5 (3.18%) Rendezvous
8 5 (3.18%) .NET
9 3 (1.91%) JSON
9 3 (1.91%) WebSockets
9 3 (1.91%) XHTML
9 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.27%) JSP
10 2 (1.27%) Servlets
10 2 (1.27%) SOAP
10 2 (1.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (37.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 52 (33.12%) Equities
3 36 (22.93%) Derivative
4 21 (13.38%) Fixed Income
5 11 (7.01%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.18%) RIA
8 4 (2.55%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.27%) AS400
9 2 (1.27%) Photography
10 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 101 (64.33%) UNIX
2 43 (27.39%) Linux
3 12 (7.64%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (54.78%) Low Latency
2 49 (31.21%) Multithreading
3 44 (28.03%) Electronic Trading
4 33 (21.02%) Algorithmic Trading
5 18 (11.46%) Risk Management
6 13 (8.28%) E-Commerce
7 12 (7.64%) OO
8 10 (6.37%) Project Management
9 8 (5.10%) UML
9 8 (5.10%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.82%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (3.82%) Analytics
11 6 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.82%) Business Analysis
11 6 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.18%) Memory Management
12 5 (3.18%) Process Management
12 5 (3.18%) Change Management
12 5 (3.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 76 (48.41%) SQL
2 71 (45.22%) Java
3 43 (27.39%) C++
4 39 (24.84%) Perl
5 26 (16.56%) Shell Script
6 23 (14.65%) C#
7 17 (10.83%) JavaScript
8 15 (9.55%) AWK
9 13 (8.28%) C-shell
10 12 (7.64%) PL/SQL
11 9 (5.73%) Python
12 8 (5.10%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.82%) C
14 2 (1.27%) PHP
14 2 (1.27%) Ada
14 2 (1.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (2.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) HNC
2 2 (1.27%) HND
2 2 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (0.64%) Sendmail
1 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.28%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.27%) Salt
3 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (11.46%) Oracle
2 14 (8.92%) Adobe
3 12 (7.64%) TIBCO
4 9 (5.73%) 29West
5 8 (5.10%) Sybase
6 3 (1.91%) ION Trading
6 3 (1.91%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.91%) Fidessa
7 2 (1.27%) HP
7 2 (1.27%) Informatica
7 2 (1.27%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.27%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.27%) Splunk
8 1 (0.64%) Google
8 1 (0.64%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.64%) Isilon
8 1 (0.64%) VMware
8 1 (0.64%) Radianz
8 1 (0.64%) Lotus
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £720 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £675 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago