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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 309 259 263
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +4
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 126 171 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 2.50% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 132 130
Median daily rate £575 £580 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £483 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £420
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -0.29%
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
7197 6832 6999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.58% 30.52% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 4845 5081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 30
Median hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £18.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +12 27 £550 -8.33% 30
Canary Wharf - 1 £701 -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 128 (46.72%) Front Office
2 114 (41.61%) Finance
3 113 (41.24%) Banking
4 104 (37.96%) Low Latency
5 102 (37.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 102 (37.23%) Unix
6 101 (36.86%) SQL
7 96 (35.04%) Multithreading
8 91 (33.21%) Java
9 89 (32.48%) Electronic Trading
10 87 (31.75%) Equities
11 82 (29.93%) Investment Banking
12 79 (28.83%) Linux
13 63 (22.99%) C++
14 62 (22.63%) C#
15 50 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
16 49 (17.88%) Fixed Income
17 48 (17.52%) Fidessa
18 46 (16.79%) Risk Management
18 46 (16.79%) Algorithmic Trading
19 45 (16.42%) Derivative
20 43 (15.69%) Oracle
21 40 (14.60%) Windows
21 40 (14.60%) XML
22 36 (13.14%) Market Making
23 33 (12.04%) FpML
24 32 (11.68%) Sybase
24 32 (11.68%) TCP/IP
25 31 (11.31%) WPF
26 28 (10.22%) Data Modelling

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 10 (3.65%) Confluence
2 6 (2.19%) Node.js
3 5 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.09%) Apache
5 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.09%) JBoss
5 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.73%) GemFire
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.92%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.82%) RMDS
3 4 (1.46%) Front Arena
3 4 (1.46%) MetaTrader
4 3 (1.09%) Endur
4 3 (1.09%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 2 (0.73%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.36%) Eikon
6 1 (0.36%) Global One
6 1 (0.36%) Minerva
6 1 (0.36%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.36%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.36%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.36%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.68%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.11%) Multicast
3 13 (4.74%) Firewall
4 5 (1.82%) VPN
5 4 (1.46%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.09%) DHCP
6 3 (1.09%) DNS
7 2 (0.73%) BGP
7 2 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.73%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.73%) LDAP
7 2 (0.73%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.73%) SAN
7 2 (0.73%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.36%) HTTP
8 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.38%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.65%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.19%) Hazelcast
7 5 (1.82%) OLTP
8 3 (1.09%) KDB
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.73%) DB2
9 2 (0.73%) MySQL
10 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.36%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.36%) OLAP
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.38%) JIRA
2 8 (2.92%) Subversion
3 7 (2.55%) Maven
4 6 (2.19%) Ant
5 5 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.46%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.46%) JUnit
7 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.73%) Emacs
8 2 (0.73%) ERwin
8 2 (0.73%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.73%) JSUnit
8 2 (0.73%) Mocha
8 2 (0.73%) Moq
8 2 (0.73%) NUnit
8 2 (0.73%) QUnit
8 2 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.73%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (46.72%) Front Office
2 114 (41.61%) Finance
3 113 (41.24%) Banking
4 82 (29.93%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.47%) Back Office
6 5 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.46%) Retail
8 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (54.74%) Developer
2 58 (21.17%) Analyst
3 51 (18.61%) Java Developer
4 42 (15.33%) C# Developer
5 36 (13.14%) C++ Developer
6 26 (9.49%) Support Analyst
7 25 (9.12%) Applications Support
7 25 (9.12%) Senior Developer
8 18 (6.57%) Business Analyst
9 17 (6.20%) FIX Analyst
10 16 (5.84%) Applications Support Analyst
11 13 (4.74%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 13 (4.74%) Fidessa Developer
11 13 (4.74%) Low Latency Java Developer
12 11 (4.01%) Architect
12 11 (4.01%) FIX Specialist
13 10 (3.65%) .NET Developer
13 10 (3.65%) Fidessa Analyst
13 10 (3.65%) Fidessa Support
13 10 (3.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.60%) XML
2 33 (12.04%) FpML
3 31 (11.31%) WPF
4 25 (9.12%) WinForms
5 21 (7.66%) Middleware
6 18 (6.57%) FIXML
7 17 (6.20%) JMS
8 15 (5.47%) Spring
9 14 (5.11%) Web Services
10 13 (4.74%) .NET
11 12 (4.38%) JSON
12 11 (4.01%) Rendezvous
12 11 (4.01%) REST
13 10 (3.65%) XML Schema
14 9 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (2.92%) ActiveMQ
16 7 (2.55%) J2EE
16 7 (2.55%) QuickFIX
17 6 (2.19%) Akka
17 6 (2.19%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 102 (37.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 87 (31.75%) Equities
3 50 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (17.88%) Fixed Income
5 45 (16.42%) Derivative
6 21 (7.66%) Fintech
7 15 (5.47%) Data Structures
7 15 (5.47%) Equity Derivative
7 15 (5.47%) SWIFT
8 12 (4.38%) Computer Science
8 12 (4.38%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.82%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.46%) Eurex
11 4 (1.46%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.09%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.73%) HP StoreVirtual
13 2 (0.73%) Physics
13 2 (0.73%) User Experience
13 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 102 (37.23%) Unix
2 79 (28.83%) Linux
3 40 (14.60%) Windows
4 11 (4.01%) Solaris
5 10 (3.65%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (37.96%) Low Latency
2 96 (35.04%) Multithreading
3 89 (32.48%) Electronic Trading
4 46 (16.79%) Algorithmic Trading
4 46 (16.79%) Risk Management
5 36 (13.14%) Market Making
6 28 (10.22%) Data Modelling
7 27 (9.85%) Performance Optimisation
8 24 (8.76%) Data Management
9 19 (6.93%) OO
10 17 (6.20%) Workflow
11 16 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (5.84%) Change Management
11 16 (5.84%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.47%) ITIL
13 14 (5.11%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.11%) UML
14 13 (4.74%) Business Analysis
14 13 (4.74%) Data Analysis
15 12 (4.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 101 (36.86%) SQL
2 91 (33.21%) Java
3 63 (22.99%) C++
4 62 (22.63%) C#
5 28 (10.22%) Perl
6 27 (9.85%) Shell Script
7 21 (7.66%) Python
8 18 (6.57%) Tcl
9 14 (5.11%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.28%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.09%) C
11 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.73%) PHP
12 2 (0.73%) R
12 2 (0.73%) Ruby
12 2 (0.73%) VBA
13 1 (0.36%) Korn
13 1 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (5.11%) Degree
2 12 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.73%) ISEB
3 2 (0.73%) RHCE
4 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.85%) QA
2 9 (3.28%) ISO20022
3 3 (1.09%) ISO15022
3 3 (1.09%) MiFID
3 3 (1.09%) SLA
4 2 (0.73%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.73%) NFS
4 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.65%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.09%) vMotion
3 2 (0.73%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Foglight
Vendors
1 48 (17.52%) Fidessa
2 43 (15.69%) Oracle
3 32 (11.68%) Sybase
4 25 (9.12%) TIBCO
5 12 (4.38%) Reuters
6 11 (4.01%) ION Trading
6 11 (4.01%) Microsoft
7 8 (2.92%) Bloomberg
7 8 (2.92%) SunGard
8 7 (2.55%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.19%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.19%) Trayport
9 6 (2.19%) VMware
10 5 (1.82%) Currenex
10 5 (1.82%) HP
11 4 (1.46%) BT
11 4 (1.46%) eSpeed
11 4 (1.46%) FXall
11 4 (1.46%) Radianz
12 3 (1.09%) MarketAxess
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