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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 357 305 288
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -17
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 78 135 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 1.80% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 92 111
Median daily rate £575 £575 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £488 £401
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +21.72%
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
7817 7493 7492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.55% 32.08% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 5581 5408
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.00 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 0 21 £500 -4.76% 15
Westminster - 1 £575 -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 93 (58.13%) Front Office
2 86 (53.75%) Electronic Trading
3 67 (41.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 61 (38.13%) SQL
5 60 (37.50%) Java
6 58 (36.25%) Multithreading
7 57 (35.63%) Unix
8 55 (34.38%) Finance
9 52 (32.50%) Algorithmic Trading
10 49 (30.63%) Low Latency
11 48 (30.00%) Oracle
12 46 (28.75%) Banking
13 45 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
14 43 (26.88%) Linux
15 41 (25.63%) C#
16 40 (25.00%) Equities
17 39 (24.38%) Market Making
18 36 (22.50%) SQL Server
19 33 (20.63%) C++
19 33 (20.63%) Windows
20 31 (19.38%) TIBCO
21 29 (18.13%) Risk Management
21 29 (18.13%) RMDS
22 27 (16.88%) WPF
22 27 (16.88%) Rendezvous
23 26 (16.25%) Python
23 26 (16.25%) WinForms
24 25 (15.63%) Investment Banking
24 25 (15.63%) Fixed Income
24 25 (15.63%) Performance Optimisation

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 11 (6.88%) Confluence
2 9 (5.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) GemFire
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (18.13%) RMDS
2 3 (1.88%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.63%) Eikon
4 1 (0.63%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.63%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.63%) Minerva
4 1 (0.63%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.13%) VPN
3 3 (1.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.63%) Multicast
4 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.63%) NGN
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.50%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.50%) DB2
4 4 (2.50%) KDB
5 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.63%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.88%) JIRA
1 11 (6.88%) JUnit
2 10 (6.25%) Subversion
3 5 (3.13%) ERwin
3 5 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.50%) Maven
5 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.25%) Ant
6 2 (1.25%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.25%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.25%) JSUnit
6 2 (1.25%) Mocha
6 2 (1.25%) Moq
6 2 (1.25%) NUnit
6 2 (1.25%) QUnit
6 2 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.25%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 93 (58.13%) Front Office
2 55 (34.38%) Finance
3 46 (28.75%) Banking
4 25 (15.63%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.38%) Back Office
7 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (48.75%) Developer
2 44 (27.50%) Analyst
3 31 (19.38%) Java Developer
4 30 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 26 (16.25%) C# Developer
6 23 (14.38%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 21 (13.13%) Unix Support
8 19 (11.88%) Unix Analyst
8 19 (11.88%) Unix Support Analyst
9 17 (10.63%) Applications Support
10 16 (10.00%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
10 16 (10.00%) Senior Developer
11 14 (8.75%) C++ Developer
11 14 (8.75%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 13 (8.13%) Electronic Trading Support
13 12 (7.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 12 (7.50%) FX Support Analyst
13 12 (7.50%) SQL Analyst
13 12 (7.50%) SQL Support Analyst
14 11 (6.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.88%) Rendezvous
1 27 (16.88%) WPF
2 26 (16.25%) WinForms
3 14 (8.75%) XML
4 11 (6.88%) HTML
5 9 (5.63%) FpML
5 9 (5.63%) JMS
6 7 (4.38%) CSS
6 7 (4.38%) HTML5
7 5 (3.13%) .NET
7 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (3.13%) CSS3
7 5 (3.13%) jQuery
7 5 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (3.13%) LESS
7 5 (3.13%) Middleware
7 5 (3.13%) RequireJS
7 5 (3.13%) Sass
7 5 (3.13%) Spring
8 3 (1.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 67 (41.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (25.00%) Equities
4 25 (15.63%) Fixed Income
5 24 (15.00%) Derivative
6 8 (5.00%) Fintech
7 6 (3.75%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (3.13%) SCADA
8 5 (3.13%) SWIFT
8 5 (3.13%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.88%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.88%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.25%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.25%) Statistics
12 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (35.63%) Unix
2 43 (26.88%) Linux
3 33 (20.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Solaris
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (53.75%) Electronic Trading
2 58 (36.25%) Multithreading
3 52 (32.50%) Algorithmic Trading
4 49 (30.63%) Low Latency
5 39 (24.38%) Market Making
6 29 (18.13%) Risk Management
7 25 (15.63%) Performance Optimisation
8 19 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (10.63%) Data Management
10 15 (9.38%) Workflow
11 11 (6.88%) ITIL
12 10 (6.25%) OO
12 10 (6.25%) Project Management
13 9 (5.63%) Unit Testing
14 8 (5.00%) E-Commerce
15 7 (4.38%) Data Modelling
15 7 (4.38%) Incident Management
16 6 (3.75%) Asset Management
16 6 (3.75%) Problem Management
16 6 (3.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (38.13%) SQL
2 60 (37.50%) Java
3 41 (25.63%) C#
4 33 (20.63%) C++
5 26 (16.25%) Python
6 11 (6.88%) Perl
7 10 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.63%) Tcl
9 7 (4.38%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.13%) C
11 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.25%) ES6
12 2 (1.25%) Ruby
12 2 (1.25%) VBA
13 1 (0.63%) Korn
13 1 (0.63%) PHP
13 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.63%) Scala
13 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (10.63%) Degree
2 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.25%) PhD
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) QA
2 5 (3.13%) SLA
2 5 (3.13%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.88%) EMIR
3 3 (1.88%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.63%) NFS
1 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.88%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.63%) Graphite
3 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) Opsview
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) yum
Vendors
1 48 (30.00%) Oracle
2 31 (19.38%) TIBCO
3 24 (15.00%) Reuters
4 20 (12.50%) Fidessa
5 13 (8.13%) Sybase
6 12 (7.50%) FXall
7 11 (6.88%) Currenex
7 11 (6.88%) ION Trading
8 6 (3.75%) Bloomberg
8 6 (3.75%) Sun
9 4 (2.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.50%) Splunk
10 3 (1.88%) MarketAxess
10 3 (1.88%) Radianz
11 2 (1.25%) Infragistics
11 2 (1.25%) Syncfusion
12 1 (0.63%) Citrix
12 1 (0.63%) NetApp
12 1 (0.63%) Tradeweb
12 1 (0.63%) VMware
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