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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 332 360 337
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 87 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 0.72% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 57
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £369 £375
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
7417 8005 7799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 31.60% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5195 5796 5534
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.01 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +31 31 £588 +58.78% 16
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 114 (61.96%) UNIX
2 98 (53.26%) Banking
3 93 (50.54%) Low Latency
4 88 (47.83%) SQL
5 85 (46.20%) Java
6 74 (40.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 64 (34.78%) Front Office
8 55 (29.89%) Multithreading
9 54 (29.35%) Finance
10 52 (28.26%) Equities
11 51 (27.72%) C++
12 48 (26.09%) Linux
13 47 (25.54%) Perl
14 45 (24.46%) Investment Banking
15 44 (23.91%) Electronic Trading
16 38 (20.65%) Derivative
17 35 (19.02%) Algorithmic Trading
18 29 (15.76%) Oracle
19 27 (14.67%) C#
20 26 (14.13%) TCP/IP
20 26 (14.13%) Shell Script
21 25 (13.59%) Relational Database
22 22 (11.96%) Firewall
23 21 (11.41%) Fixed Income
24 18 (9.78%) E-Commerce
24 18 (9.78%) HTML
24 18 (9.78%) Windows
25 17 (9.24%) Risk Management
26 16 (8.70%) TIBCO
26 16 (8.70%) JavaScript

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (4.35%) Confluence
2 6 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (3.26%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (1.09%) Apache
3 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (6.52%) MS Office
2 4 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) RMDS
2 3 (1.63%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.13%) TCP/IP
2 22 (11.96%) Firewall
3 13 (7.07%) VPN
4 10 (5.43%) Multicast
5 7 (3.80%) BGP
6 6 (3.26%) EIGRP
6 6 (3.26%) OSPF
6 6 (3.26%) DNS
6 6 (3.26%) PPP
6 6 (3.26%) SNMP
6 6 (3.26%) DMVPN
6 6 (3.26%) VRRP
6 6 (3.26%) HSRP
7 5 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (2.72%) TACACS
8 4 (2.17%) Internet
9 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.09%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.54%) IMAP
10 1 (0.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.59%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.17%) KDB
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.09%) Informix
6 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.07%) JIRA
2 8 (4.35%) WebDriver
2 8 (4.35%) Grunt
2 8 (4.35%) Bower
3 6 (3.26%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.26%) Subversion
4 4 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.63%) Maven
5 3 (1.63%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.09%) WinRunner
6 2 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.54%) Ant
General
1 98 (53.26%) Banking
2 64 (34.78%) Front Office
3 54 (29.35%) Finance
4 45 (24.46%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.35%) Back Office
6 6 (3.26%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.17%) Marketing
8 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 2 (1.09%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.54%) International Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (43.48%) Developer
2 47 (25.54%) Analyst
3 42 (22.83%) Java Developer
4 26 (14.13%) Support Analyst
5 20 (10.87%) C++ Developer
6 16 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.61%) Support Engineer
8 13 (7.07%) Consultant
9 9 (4.89%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.80%) QA Consultant
10 7 (3.80%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.80%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Programmer
11 6 (3.26%) Java Programmer
12 5 (2.72%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Support Specialist
13 4 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (2.17%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.78%) HTML
2 16 (8.70%) HTML5
3 13 (7.07%) CSS
4 12 (6.52%) Apache Flex
5 11 (5.98%) Spring
6 10 (5.43%) Rendezvous
6 10 (5.43%) JMS
6 10 (5.43%) XML
6 10 (5.43%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.35%) Middleware
8 7 (3.80%) .NET
9 6 (3.26%) JDBC
10 5 (2.72%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.63%) WebSockets
11 3 (1.63%) JSON
11 3 (1.63%) XHTML
12 2 (1.09%) DHTML
12 2 (1.09%) JSP
12 2 (1.09%) Servlets
12 2 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (40.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 52 (28.26%) Equities
3 38 (20.65%) Derivative
4 21 (11.41%) Fixed Income
5 11 (5.98%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.72%) RIA
7 5 (2.72%) FlexPod
8 4 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.09%) AS400
9 2 (1.09%) Photography
9 2 (1.09%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.54%) Replication
10 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 114 (61.96%) UNIX
2 48 (26.09%) Linux
3 18 (9.78%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (50.54%) Low Latency
2 55 (29.89%) Multithreading
3 44 (23.91%) Electronic Trading
4 35 (19.02%) Algorithmic Trading
5 18 (9.78%) E-Commerce
6 17 (9.24%) Risk Management
7 10 (5.43%) Project Management
7 10 (5.43%) OO
8 9 (4.89%) Software Engineering
8 9 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.35%) UML
10 7 (3.80%) Change Management
10 7 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.26%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (3.26%) Analytics
11 6 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.26%) Business Analysis
11 6 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.72%) Process Management
12 5 (2.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 88 (47.83%) SQL
2 85 (46.20%) Java
3 51 (27.72%) C++
4 47 (25.54%) Perl
5 27 (14.67%) C#
6 26 (14.13%) Shell Script
7 16 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 15 (8.15%) AWK
9 13 (7.07%) C-shell
10 12 (6.52%) Python
10 12 (6.52%) PL/SQL
11 10 (5.43%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.80%) C
13 3 (1.63%) R
14 2 (1.09%) sed
14 2 (1.09%) Ada
14 2 (1.09%) PHP
14 2 (1.09%) Korn
15 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.26%) CCIE
1 6 (3.26%) CCNP
1 6 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.72%) Degree
3 2 (1.09%) ISEB
3 2 (1.09%) HNC
3 2 (1.09%) HND
4 1 (0.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) NFS
1 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.54%) Sendmail
1 1 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 14 (7.61%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.72%) Control-M
3 5 (2.72%) OpenNMS
3 5 (2.72%) RANCID
4 2 (1.09%) Salt
4 2 (1.09%) Puppet
4 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (15.76%) Oracle
2 16 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 14 (7.61%) Adobe
4 11 (5.98%) 29West
5 10 (5.43%) Sybase
6 6 (3.26%) Cisco
7 5 (2.72%) Remedy
8 3 (1.63%) ION Trading
8 3 (1.63%) Fidessa
8 3 (1.63%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.09%) Splunk
9 2 (1.09%) Green Hat
9 2 (1.09%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.09%) HP
9 2 (1.09%) Informatica
9 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.54%) Lotus
10 1 (0.54%) Google
10 1 (0.54%) Syncfusion
10 1 (0.54%) thinkFolio
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £575 p/day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 - £550 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £720 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £620 - £720 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago