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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 319 250 243
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -7
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 98 173 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 2.49% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 135 162
Median daily rate £575 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £675
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
6953 6947 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.07% 30.70% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5355 4985 5234
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 18
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.18 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 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 30 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 +13 24 £550 -8.33% 27
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 122 (48.22%) Front Office
2 101 (39.92%) SQL
3 95 (37.55%) Finance
4 92 (36.36%) Unix
5 91 (35.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 89 (35.18%) Banking
7 86 (33.99%) Low Latency
8 85 (33.60%) Electronic Trading
9 84 (33.20%) Equities
10 76 (30.04%) Multithreading
11 74 (29.25%) Linux
11 74 (29.25%) Java
12 62 (24.51%) C#
13 61 (24.11%) C++
13 61 (24.11%) Investment Banking
14 58 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
15 50 (19.76%) Algorithmic Trading
15 50 (19.76%) Fidessa
16 46 (18.18%) Oracle
16 46 (18.18%) Windows
17 43 (17.00%) Fixed Income
18 41 (16.21%) Risk Management
19 39 (15.42%) Derivative
19 39 (15.42%) Market Making
20 38 (15.02%) XML
21 35 (13.83%) WPF
22 31 (12.25%) Sybase
22 31 (12.25%) FpML
23 30 (11.86%) Data Modelling
23 30 (11.86%) 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 15 (5.93%) Confluence
2 6 (2.37%) Node.js
3 4 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.19%) Apache
4 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.19%) JBoss
4 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.40%) GemFire
6 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.16%) ION MarketView
2 7 (2.77%) RMDS
3 4 (1.58%) MetaTrader
4 3 (1.19%) Endur
4 3 (1.19%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.40%) Eikon
5 1 (0.40%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.40%) Global One
5 1 (0.40%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.40%) Minerva
5 1 (0.40%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.40%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.40%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.40%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.88%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.14%) Firewall
3 9 (3.56%) Multicast
4 8 (3.16%) VPN
5 4 (1.58%) SSL
5 4 (1.58%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.19%) DHCP
6 3 (1.19%) DNS
7 2 (0.79%) BGP
7 2 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.79%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.79%) LDAP
7 2 (0.79%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.79%) SAN
7 2 (0.79%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.40%) HTTP
8 1 (0.40%) Internet
8 1 (0.40%) LAN
8 1 (0.40%) NGN
8 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.77%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.77%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.98%) OLTP
6 4 (1.58%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.58%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.19%) KDB
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.79%) DB2
8 2 (0.79%) MySQL
9 1 (0.40%) HSQLDB
9 1 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.40%) OLAP
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.14%) JIRA
2 9 (3.56%) Subversion
3 5 (1.98%) Ant
3 5 (1.98%) ERwin
4 4 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.58%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.58%) JUnit
5 3 (1.19%) Maven
6 2 (0.79%) Emacs
6 2 (0.79%) GCC
6 2 (0.79%) JSUnit
6 2 (0.79%) Mocha
6 2 (0.79%) Moq
6 2 (0.79%) NUnit
6 2 (0.79%) QUnit
6 2 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.79%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (48.22%) Front Office
2 95 (37.55%) Finance
3 89 (35.18%) Banking
4 61 (24.11%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.93%) Back Office
6 4 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.58%) Retail
7 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (49.01%) Developer
2 65 (25.69%) Analyst
3 39 (15.42%) C# Developer
4 34 (13.44%) Java Developer
5 32 (12.65%) C++ Developer
6 25 (9.88%) Applications Support
6 25 (9.88%) Support Analyst
7 24 (9.49%) FIX Analyst
8 23 (9.09%) Business Analyst
9 20 (7.91%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.32%) Applications Support Analyst
10 16 (6.32%) Fidessa Developer
11 12 (4.74%) Fidessa Analyst
12 11 (4.35%) Architect
12 11 (4.35%) Fidessa Support
13 10 (3.95%) Data Architect
14 9 (3.56%) .NET Developer
15 8 (3.16%) C++/C# Developer
15 8 (3.16%) FIX Business Analyst
15 8 (3.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.02%) XML
2 35 (13.83%) WPF
3 31 (12.25%) FpML
4 29 (11.46%) WinForms
5 18 (7.11%) Middleware
6 16 (6.32%) FIXML
7 14 (5.53%) Web Services
8 12 (4.74%) .NET
8 12 (4.74%) JMS
9 10 (3.95%) JSON
9 10 (3.95%) Rendezvous
9 10 (3.95%) Spring
9 10 (3.95%) XML Schema
10 9 (3.56%) REST
11 7 (2.77%) QuickFIX
12 6 (2.37%) Akka
13 5 (1.98%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.98%) J2EE
14 4 (1.58%) HTML
14 4 (1.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 91 (35.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 84 (33.20%) Equities
3 58 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (17.00%) Fixed Income
5 39 (15.42%) Derivative
6 15 (5.93%) SWIFT
7 13 (5.14%) Equity Derivative
8 11 (4.35%) Computer Science
8 11 (4.35%) Fintech
9 7 (2.77%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.37%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.98%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.58%) Eurex
12 4 (1.58%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.19%) Statistics
14 2 (0.79%) HP StoreVirtual
14 2 (0.79%) User Experience
14 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 92 (36.36%) Unix
2 74 (29.25%) Linux
3 46 (18.18%) Windows
4 10 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.56%) Solaris
6 7 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.99%) Low Latency
2 85 (33.60%) Electronic Trading
3 76 (30.04%) Multithreading
4 50 (19.76%) Algorithmic Trading
5 41 (16.21%) Risk Management
6 39 (15.42%) Market Making
7 30 (11.86%) Data Modelling
7 30 (11.86%) Performance Optimisation
8 19 (7.51%) OO
9 17 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (6.72%) Data Management
9 17 (6.72%) UML
10 16 (6.32%) Change Management
10 16 (6.32%) Data Analysis
10 16 (6.32%) Project Management
10 16 (6.32%) Workflow
11 15 (5.93%) ITIL
12 13 (5.14%) Business Analysis
13 11 (4.35%) High Availability
14 10 (3.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (39.92%) SQL
2 74 (29.25%) Java
3 62 (24.51%) C#
4 61 (24.11%) C++
5 25 (9.88%) Perl
5 25 (9.88%) Shell Script
6 20 (7.91%) Python
7 19 (7.51%) Tcl
8 12 (4.74%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.16%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.37%) C
11 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.79%) PHP
12 2 (0.79%) Ruby
12 2 (0.79%) VBA
13 1 (0.40%) Korn
13 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (5.53%) Degree
2 12 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.79%) ISEB
3 2 (0.79%) PhD
3 2 (0.79%) RHCE
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.67%) QA
2 9 (3.56%) ISO20022
3 5 (1.98%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.19%) ISO15022
4 3 (1.19%) MiFID
4 3 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.79%) NFS
4 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.95%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.19%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.19%) vMotion
3 2 (0.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Foglight
4 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (19.76%) Fidessa
2 46 (18.18%) Oracle
3 31 (12.25%) Sybase
4 15 (5.93%) TIBCO
5 12 (4.74%) Reuters
6 10 (3.95%) ION Trading
6 10 (3.95%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.77%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.77%) Radianz
7 7 (2.77%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.37%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.37%) Splunk
8 6 (2.37%) Trayport
8 6 (2.37%) VMware
9 5 (1.98%) SunGard
10 4 (1.58%) BT
10 4 (1.58%) Currenex
10 4 (1.58%) eSpeed
10 4 (1.58%) HP
11 3 (1.19%) OpenLink
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