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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 329 360 337
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 80 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.80% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 58
Average daily rate
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£469 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-48.12% -
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
7382 8002 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.41% 31.75% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5154 5785 5523
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 53 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 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 22 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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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 +36 27 £588 +23.68% 19
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 109 (63.01%) UNIX
2 96 (55.49%) Banking
3 91 (52.60%) Low Latency
4 84 (48.55%) SQL
5 80 (46.24%) Java
6 71 (41.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 61 (35.26%) Front Office
8 54 (31.21%) Multithreading
9 53 (30.64%) Equities
10 52 (30.06%) Finance
11 49 (28.32%) Linux
12 48 (27.75%) C++
13 45 (26.01%) Investment Banking
14 44 (25.43%) Electronic Trading
15 42 (24.28%) Perl
16 36 (20.81%) Derivative
17 35 (20.23%) Algorithmic Trading
18 27 (15.61%) Oracle
19 26 (15.03%) Shell Script
20 25 (14.45%) C#
21 24 (13.87%) Relational Database
22 21 (12.14%) Fixed Income
23 19 (10.98%) TCP/IP
24 17 (9.83%) E-Commerce
24 17 (9.83%) HTML
24 17 (9.83%) Risk Management
24 17 (9.83%) TIBCO
25 16 (9.25%) Firewall
25 16 (9.25%) JavaScript
26 15 (8.67%) Windows

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.62%) Confluence
2 6 (3.47%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (3.47%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.16%) Apache
3 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (6.94%) MS Office
2 4 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) RMDS
2 3 (1.73%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.98%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.25%) Firewall
3 10 (5.78%) Multicast
4 7 (4.05%) VPN
5 4 (2.31%) Internet
5 4 (2.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.58%) BGP
6 1 (0.58%) SAN
6 1 (0.58%) SMTP
6 1 (0.58%) FTP
6 1 (0.58%) IMAP
6 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.58%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.87%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.20%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.89%) KDB
5 2 (1.16%) Informix
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.51%) JIRA
2 8 (4.62%) WebDriver
2 8 (4.62%) Grunt
2 8 (4.62%) Bower
3 6 (3.47%) Subversion
4 5 (2.89%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.31%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.31%) Maven
6 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.16%) WinRunner
6 2 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.16%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.16%) Ant
General
1 96 (55.49%) Banking
2 61 (35.26%) Front Office
3 52 (30.06%) Finance
4 45 (26.01%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.62%) Back Office
6 5 (2.89%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.31%) Marketing
8 2 (1.16%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.58%) International Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (45.09%) Developer
2 45 (26.01%) Analyst
3 40 (23.12%) Java Developer
4 26 (15.03%) Support Analyst
5 20 (11.56%) C++ Developer
6 15 (8.67%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.94%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (4.62%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.05%) QA Consultant
11 6 (3.47%) Java Programmer
11 6 (3.47%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Programmer
11 6 (3.47%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.89%) Support Specialist
12 5 (2.89%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.89%) Test Analyst
13 4 (2.31%) Senior C++ Developer
13 4 (2.31%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.83%) HTML
2 15 (8.67%) HTML5
3 13 (7.51%) CSS
4 12 (6.94%) Apache Flex
5 11 (6.36%) JMS
5 11 (6.36%) Spring
6 10 (5.78%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.78%) XML
6 10 (5.78%) Rendezvous
7 9 (5.20%) Middleware
8 6 (3.47%) JDBC
9 5 (2.89%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (2.89%) .NET
10 3 (1.73%) XHTML
10 3 (1.73%) JSON
10 3 (1.73%) WebSockets
11 2 (1.16%) Regular Expression
11 2 (1.16%) REST
11 2 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.16%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 71 (41.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 53 (30.64%) Equities
3 36 (20.81%) Derivative
4 21 (12.14%) Fixed Income
5 11 (6.36%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.89%) RIA
8 4 (2.31%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.16%) Photography
9 2 (1.16%) AS400
10 1 (0.58%) Replication
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.58%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 109 (63.01%) UNIX
2 49 (28.32%) Linux
3 15 (8.67%) Windows
4 2 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.60%) Low Latency
2 54 (31.21%) Multithreading
3 44 (25.43%) Electronic Trading
4 35 (20.23%) Algorithmic Trading
5 17 (9.83%) E-Commerce
5 17 (9.83%) Risk Management
6 11 (6.36%) OO
7 10 (5.78%) Project Management
8 8 (4.62%) Software Engineering
8 8 (4.62%) UML
9 7 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.47%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.47%) Analytics
10 6 (3.47%) Business Analysis
11 5 (2.89%) Process Management
11 5 (2.89%) Change Management
11 5 (2.89%) ITIL
11 5 (2.89%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (48.55%) SQL
2 80 (46.24%) Java
3 48 (27.75%) C++
4 42 (24.28%) Perl
5 26 (15.03%) Shell Script
6 25 (14.45%) C#
7 16 (9.25%) JavaScript
8 15 (8.67%) AWK
9 13 (7.51%) C-shell
10 12 (6.94%) PL/SQL
11 11 (6.36%) Python
12 9 (5.20%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.47%) C
14 2 (1.16%) sed
14 2 (1.16%) Ada
14 2 (1.16%) PHP
15 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (2.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) ISEB
2 2 (1.16%) HNC
2 2 (1.16%) HND
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.58%) MCSE
3 1 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.58%) NFS
1 1 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (0.58%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (8.09%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.89%) Control-M
4 2 (1.16%) Salt
4 2 (1.16%) Puppet
4 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (15.61%) Oracle
2 17 (9.83%) TIBCO
3 14 (8.09%) Adobe
4 10 (5.78%) 29West
5 9 (5.20%) Sybase
6 5 (2.89%) Remedy
7 3 (1.73%) Fidessa
7 3 (1.73%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.16%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.16%) Splunk
8 2 (1.16%) Green Hat
8 2 (1.16%) HP
8 2 (1.16%) Informatica
8 2 (1.16%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.58%) VMware
9 1 (0.58%) Radianz
9 1 (0.58%) Charles River
9 1 (0.58%) Lotus
9 1 (0.58%) Google
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