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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 272 274 243
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -31
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 159 145 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 1.94% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 105 141
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £685 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
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
7497 7460 8105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.65% 30.78% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5514 5232 5855
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 54
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 42 £500 -16.66% 23
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 160 (50.00%) Front Office
2 150 (46.88%) UNIX
3 146 (45.63%) Finance
4 143 (44.69%) Banking
5 140 (43.75%) Linux
6 124 (38.75%) Java
7 120 (37.50%) SQL
8 108 (33.75%) Equities
9 104 (32.50%) Low Latency
10 95 (29.69%) Investment Banking
10 95 (29.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 75 (23.44%) Perl
11 75 (23.44%) Electronic Trading
12 73 (22.81%) C++
13 67 (20.94%) Multithreading
14 63 (19.69%) Algorithmic Trading
14 63 (19.69%) Python
15 61 (19.06%) Derivative
16 49 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
17 42 (13.13%) Windows
18 40 (12.50%) Oracle
19 39 (12.19%) Fixed Income
20 36 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (10.94%) Relational Database
22 34 (10.63%) Sybase
23 33 (10.31%) C#
24 30 (9.38%) SQL Server
24 30 (9.38%) Firewall
25 28 (8.75%) Shell Script
26 25 (7.81%) TIBCO

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (0.94%) MTS
1 3 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
1 3 (0.94%) JBoss
2 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.31%) Apache
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.94%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.31%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.31%) Summit
4 1 (0.31%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.31%) RMDS
4 1 (0.31%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.38%) Firewall
2 19 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 14 (4.38%) Multicast
4 11 (3.44%) LAN
5 10 (3.13%) WAN
6 9 (2.81%) VPN
7 4 (1.25%) Internet
8 1 (0.31%) VoIP
8 1 (0.31%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.94%) Relational Database
2 30 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.31%) KDB
4 10 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.63%) DB2
8 2 (0.63%) Informix
8 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.63%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.31%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.31%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (3.75%) Subversion
2 8 (2.50%) JIRA
2 8 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 7 (2.19%) Maven
4 5 (1.56%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.25%) NUnit
5 4 (1.25%) Moq
6 3 (0.94%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (0.63%) ERwin
8 1 (0.31%) JUnit
8 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.31%) Gradle
General
1 160 (50.00%) Front Office
2 146 (45.63%) Finance
3 143 (44.69%) Banking
4 95 (29.69%) Investment Banking
5 19 (5.94%) Financial Institution
6 14 (4.38%) Back Office
7 6 (1.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 131 (40.94%) Developer
2 70 (21.88%) Analyst
3 68 (21.25%) Java Developer
4 47 (14.69%) Applications Support
5 39 (12.19%) Support Analyst
6 38 (11.88%) C++ Developer
7 17 (5.31%) Integration Specialist
8 16 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (3.75%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 12 (3.75%) FIX Analyst
10 11 (3.44%) Consultant
10 11 (3.44%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.13%) Support Specialist
11 10 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (2.81%) Applications Specialist
13 8 (2.50%) Applications Support Specialist
13 8 (2.50%) Fidessa Developer
14 7 (2.19%) Project Manager
15 6 (1.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.19%) XML
1 23 (7.19%) Middleware
2 18 (5.63%) .NET
2 18 (5.63%) Spring
3 12 (3.75%) WPF
4 11 (3.44%) Rendezvous
5 9 (2.81%) FpML
6 8 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
6 8 (2.50%) JMS
7 7 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (2.19%) WinForms
7 7 (2.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (1.88%) HTML
8 6 (1.88%) Swing
8 6 (1.88%) STL
9 4 (1.25%) CSS
9 4 (1.25%) Ultra Messaging
10 3 (0.94%) HTML5
10 3 (0.94%) J2EE
10 3 (0.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 108 (33.75%) Equities
2 95 (29.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 61 (19.06%) Derivative
4 49 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (12.19%) Fixed Income
6 22 (6.88%) Equity Derivative
6 22 (6.88%) Computer Science
7 21 (6.56%) Algorithms
8 15 (4.69%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.81%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.50%) Eurex
11 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.56%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.56%) PMI
12 4 (1.25%) Physics
12 4 (1.25%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.94%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.94%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.94%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.94%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 150 (46.88%) UNIX
2 140 (43.75%) Linux
3 42 (13.13%) Windows
4 10 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (32.50%) Low Latency
2 75 (23.44%) Electronic Trading
3 67 (20.94%) Multithreading
4 63 (19.69%) Algorithmic Trading
5 36 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (7.81%) TDD
7 22 (6.88%) OO
7 22 (6.88%) Project Management
8 20 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 18 (5.63%) SDLC
10 17 (5.31%) Asset Management
10 17 (5.31%) Process Management
11 16 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (4.69%) Workflow
12 15 (4.69%) Market Making
13 11 (3.44%) Software Engineering
13 11 (3.44%) Service Management
14 10 (3.13%) UML
14 10 (3.13%) Migration
14 10 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 124 (38.75%) Java
2 120 (37.50%) SQL
3 75 (23.44%) Perl
4 73 (22.81%) C++
5 63 (19.69%) Python
6 33 (10.31%) C#
7 28 (8.75%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.44%) C
8 11 (3.44%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.81%) Tcl
10 7 (2.19%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.88%) VBA
12 5 (1.56%) Korn
12 5 (1.56%) PHP
12 5 (1.56%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.25%) VB
13 4 (1.25%) Scala
14 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.94%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (5.94%) Degree
2 5 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.63%) CCNP
3 2 (0.63%) CCNA
3 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) EMIR
2 2 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.31%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 8 (2.50%) Control-M
2 7 (2.19%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (1.56%) SCOM
3 5 (1.56%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.31%) MOM
4 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (12.50%) Oracle
2 34 (10.63%) Sybase
3 25 (7.81%) Fidessa
3 25 (7.81%) TIBCO
4 24 (7.50%) Bloomberg
5 16 (5.00%) Reuters
6 13 (4.06%) Microsoft
7 12 (3.75%) Currenex
8 10 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.13%) Citrix
9 9 (2.81%) eSpeed
9 9 (2.81%) ION Trading
10 8 (2.50%) MarketAxess
11 7 (2.19%) Tradeweb
11 7 (2.19%) Remedy
11 7 (2.19%) Charles River
12 5 (1.56%) VMware
13 4 (1.25%) Portware
13 4 (1.25%) Typemock
13 4 (1.25%) Solace
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