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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 362 264 256
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -8
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 74 172 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.73% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 2.32% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 145 135
Median daily rate £600 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £456 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +10.60%
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
7297 7413 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.94% 31.42% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5505 5411 5164
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +20 18 £528 +0.47% 31
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 107 (48.86%) Front Office
2 89 (40.64%) Electronic Trading
3 87 (39.73%) SQL
4 80 (36.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 80 (36.53%) Low Latency
5 77 (35.16%) Finance
6 71 (32.42%) Banking
6 71 (32.42%) Unix
7 67 (30.59%) Equities
8 66 (30.14%) Multithreading
9 63 (28.77%) C#
9 63 (28.77%) Linux
10 59 (26.94%) Java
11 57 (26.03%) Algorithmic Trading
12 54 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (23.74%) C++
14 47 (21.46%) Investment Banking
15 45 (20.55%) Oracle
16 42 (19.18%) Market Making
17 41 (18.72%) WPF
17 41 (18.72%) Risk Management
18 36 (16.44%) Windows
18 36 (16.44%) Fidessa
19 35 (15.98%) WinForms
20 34 (15.53%) Performance Optimisation
21 33 (15.07%) Fixed Income
22 31 (14.16%) Derivative
23 29 (13.24%) SQL Server
24 25 (11.42%) Perl
25 22 (10.05%) Python

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 17 (7.76%) Confluence
2 4 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.11%) RMDS
2 7 (3.20%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.91%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.91%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.91%) Minerva
4 1 (0.46%) Eikon
4 1 (0.46%) Global One
4 1 (0.46%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.46%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.46%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.46%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.65%) Firewall
3 7 (3.20%) Multicast
3 7 (3.20%) VPN
4 4 (1.83%) tcpdump
5 3 (1.37%) SSL
6 2 (0.91%) BGP
6 2 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.91%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.91%) LDAP
6 2 (0.91%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.91%) SAN
6 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.46%) HTTP
7 1 (0.46%) Internet
7 1 (0.46%) LAN
7 1 (0.46%) NGN
7 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.76%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.65%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.65%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.28%) DB2
5 4 (1.83%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.83%) KDB
6 2 (0.91%) Hazelcast
6 2 (0.91%) MySQL
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) HSQLDB
7 1 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.46%) OLAP
7 1 (0.46%) OLTP
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.94%) JIRA
2 12 (5.48%) Subversion
3 7 (3.20%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.74%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.28%) Ant
5 5 (2.28%) ERwin
5 5 (2.28%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.83%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.83%) JSUnit
6 4 (1.83%) JUnit
6 4 (1.83%) Mocha
6 4 (1.83%) Moq
6 4 (1.83%) NUnit
6 4 (1.83%) QUnit
6 4 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.83%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (0.91%) Bower
7 2 (0.91%) Grunt
General
1 107 (48.86%) Front Office
2 77 (35.16%) Finance
3 71 (32.42%) Banking
4 47 (21.46%) Investment Banking
5 15 (6.85%) Back Office
6 5 (2.28%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (48.40%) Developer
2 54 (24.66%) Analyst
3 40 (18.26%) C# Developer
4 30 (13.70%) Applications Support
5 27 (12.33%) Support Analyst
6 26 (11.87%) Java Developer
7 25 (11.42%) C++ Developer
8 19 (8.68%) Applications Support Analyst
9 16 (7.31%) FIX Analyst
9 16 (7.31%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.85%) Business Analyst
11 12 (5.48%) Fidessa Support
12 11 (5.02%) .NET Developer
12 11 (5.02%) Fidessa Analyst
13 10 (4.57%) C++/C# Developer
13 10 (4.57%) Fidessa Developer
14 9 (4.11%) SQL Developer
14 9 (4.11%) Unix Support
15 8 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
15 8 (3.65%) Fidessa Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.72%) WPF
2 35 (15.98%) WinForms
3 21 (9.59%) XML
4 19 (8.68%) FpML
5 15 (6.85%) .NET
6 13 (5.94%) Rendezvous
7 11 (5.02%) FIXML
8 9 (4.11%) HTML
8 9 (4.11%) HTML5
8 9 (4.11%) JMS
8 9 (4.11%) JSON
8 9 (4.11%) Middleware
9 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.65%) CSS
9 8 (3.65%) Node.js
9 8 (3.65%) REST
9 8 (3.65%) Web Services
10 7 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (3.20%) CSS3
11 6 (2.74%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 80 (36.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 67 (30.59%) Equities
3 54 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (15.07%) Fixed Income
5 31 (14.16%) Derivative
6 11 (5.02%) Fintech
7 10 (4.57%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.57%) Equity Derivative
7 10 (4.57%) SWIFT
8 6 (2.74%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.83%) Eurex
10 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.37%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.37%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.37%) Statistics
11 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 71 (32.42%) Unix
2 63 (28.77%) Linux
3 36 (16.44%) Windows
4 7 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.28%) Solaris
5 5 (2.28%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) CentOS
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.64%) Electronic Trading
2 80 (36.53%) Low Latency
3 66 (30.14%) Multithreading
4 57 (26.03%) Algorithmic Trading
5 42 (19.18%) Market Making
6 41 (18.72%) Risk Management
7 34 (15.53%) Performance Optimisation
8 20 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (8.68%) Data Management
10 18 (8.22%) ITIL
10 18 (8.22%) Project Management
11 15 (6.85%) Workflow
12 13 (5.94%) Data Modelling
13 12 (5.48%) OO
14 11 (5.02%) Software Engineering
15 10 (4.57%) Change Management
16 9 (4.11%) Incident Management
16 9 (4.11%) MVC
17 8 (3.65%) Business Analysis
17 8 (3.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 87 (39.73%) SQL
2 63 (28.77%) C#
3 59 (26.94%) Java
4 52 (23.74%) C++
5 25 (11.42%) Perl
6 22 (10.05%) Python
7 18 (8.22%) Shell Script
8 12 (5.48%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.48%) Tcl
9 9 (4.11%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.74%) C
11 3 (1.37%) VBA
12 2 (0.91%) ES6
12 2 (0.91%) PHP
12 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.91%) Ruby
13 1 (0.46%) Korn
13 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (4.57%) Degree
1 10 (4.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (0.91%) ISEB
2 2 (0.91%) PhD
2 2 (0.91%) RHCE
3 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.13%) QA
2 6 (2.74%) SLA
3 5 (2.28%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.91%) MiFID
6 1 (0.46%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.91%) NFS
2 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.02%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.37%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.91%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.46%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (20.55%) Oracle
2 36 (16.44%) Fidessa
3 20 (9.13%) Sybase
4 16 (7.31%) TIBCO
5 12 (5.48%) Reuters
6 9 (4.11%) ION Trading
7 8 (3.65%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.20%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.74%) Bloomberg
9 6 (2.74%) Radianz
10 5 (2.28%) MarketAxess
10 5 (2.28%) Splunk
11 4 (1.83%) Currenex
11 4 (1.83%) eSpeed
11 4 (1.83%) HP
11 4 (1.83%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.83%) Trayport
12 3 (1.37%) BT
12 3 (1.37%) VMware
13 2 (0.91%) Infragistics
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