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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 328 382 347
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -35
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 87 48 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 0.61% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 54
Average daily rate
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£525 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £377 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £550 £653
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
7391 7839 7778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 31.20% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5314 5678 5442
Average daily rate £415 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 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 23 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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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 +32 26 £600 +11.62% 11
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 118 (60.82%) UNIX
2 107 (55.15%) Banking
3 100 (51.55%) Low Latency
4 98 (50.52%) SQL
5 95 (48.97%) Java
6 79 (40.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 73 (37.63%) Front Office
8 59 (30.41%) Multithreading
9 56 (28.87%) Finance
10 55 (28.35%) C++
11 51 (26.29%) Investment Banking
12 50 (25.77%) Perl
13 49 (25.26%) Linux
14 47 (24.23%) Equities
15 41 (21.13%) Derivative
16 37 (19.07%) Electronic Trading
16 37 (19.07%) Oracle
17 35 (18.04%) Algorithmic Trading
18 34 (17.53%) Relational Database
19 32 (16.49%) TCP/IP
20 30 (15.46%) C#
21 25 (12.89%) Shell Script
22 22 (11.34%) Firewall
23 21 (10.82%) Windows
23 21 (10.82%) E-Commerce
23 21 (10.82%) Fixed Income
23 21 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
24 19 (9.79%) TIBCO
25 18 (9.28%) Risk Management
26 16 (8.25%) Python

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (4.12%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (3.09%) Confluence
2 6 (3.09%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.55%) Apache
3 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.52%) Documentum
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (4.64%) MS Office
2 5 (2.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.61%) RMDS
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.55%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.49%) TCP/IP
2 22 (11.34%) Firewall
3 14 (7.22%) VPN
4 11 (5.67%) BGP
5 10 (5.15%) EIGRP
5 10 (5.15%) OSPF
5 10 (5.15%) PPP
5 10 (5.15%) SNMP
5 10 (5.15%) DMVPN
5 10 (5.15%) HSRP
5 10 (5.15%) Multicast
5 10 (5.15%) VRRP
6 9 (4.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (4.64%) DNS
6 9 (4.64%) TACACS
7 4 (2.06%) Wireshark
7 4 (2.06%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.03%) HTTP
8 2 (1.03%) Internet
9 1 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.53%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.64%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.58%) KDB
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.03%) Informix
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) IDOL
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.67%) JIRA
2 8 (4.12%) Subversion
2 8 (4.12%) TeamCity
2 8 (4.12%) WebDriver
2 8 (4.12%) Grunt
2 8 (4.12%) Bower
3 5 (2.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.58%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.06%) Maven
5 2 (1.03%) WinRunner
5 2 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.52%) JUnit
6 1 (0.52%) jMock
General
1 107 (55.15%) Banking
2 73 (37.63%) Front Office
3 56 (28.87%) Finance
4 51 (26.29%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.15%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.61%) Back Office
7 5 (2.58%) Marketing
8 4 (2.06%) Games
9 2 (1.03%) Retail
9 2 (1.03%) Legal
10 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.52%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (44.33%) Developer
2 53 (27.32%) Analyst
3 48 (24.74%) Java Developer
4 30 (15.46%) Support Analyst
5 21 (10.82%) Senior Developer
5 21 (10.82%) C++ Developer
6 14 (7.22%) Consultant
6 14 (7.22%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.70%) Applications Support
7 13 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.15%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.61%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Programmer
11 6 (3.09%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.09%) Java Programmer
11 6 (3.09%) Performance Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Cisco Consultant
11 6 (3.09%) QA Consultant
11 6 (3.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.25%) HTML
2 15 (7.73%) HTML5
3 12 (6.19%) CSS
3 12 (6.19%) Spring
4 11 (5.67%) JMS
4 11 (5.67%) Apache Flex
5 10 (5.15%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.15%) Rendezvous
5 10 (5.15%) XML
6 9 (4.64%) Middleware
7 8 (4.12%) .NET
8 6 (3.09%) JDBC
9 5 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (2.06%) JSON
11 3 (1.55%) REST
11 3 (1.55%) SOAP
11 3 (1.55%) MAPI
11 3 (1.55%) CGI
12 2 (1.03%) WebSockets
12 2 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (40.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 47 (24.23%) Equities
3 41 (21.13%) Derivative
4 21 (10.82%) Fixed Income
5 12 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.15%) User Experience
7 9 (4.64%) FlexPod
7 9 (4.64%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.58%) RIA
10 4 (2.06%) Spread Betting
10 4 (2.06%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.03%) AS400
12 1 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.52%) Physics
12 1 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 118 (60.82%) UNIX
2 49 (25.26%) Linux
3 21 (10.82%) Windows
4 4 (2.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (51.55%) Low Latency
2 59 (30.41%) Multithreading
3 37 (19.07%) Electronic Trading
4 35 (18.04%) Algorithmic Trading
5 21 (10.82%) E-Commerce
5 21 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (9.28%) Risk Management
7 12 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (5.67%) OO
9 10 (5.15%) Change Management
10 9 (4.64%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.12%) UML
11 8 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (3.61%) Project Management
13 6 (3.09%) ITIL
13 6 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (3.09%) Performance Testing
13 6 (3.09%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (3.09%) Performance Analysis
14 5 (2.58%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 98 (50.52%) SQL
2 95 (48.97%) Java
3 55 (28.35%) C++
4 50 (25.77%) Perl
5 30 (15.46%) C#
6 25 (12.89%) Shell Script
7 16 (8.25%) Python
8 14 (7.22%) JavaScript
9 13 (6.70%) Bash Shell
10 12 (6.19%) PL/SQL
11 11 (5.67%) AWK
12 9 (4.64%) C-shell
13 7 (3.61%) C
14 6 (3.09%) Korn
14 6 (3.09%) R
15 2 (1.03%) sed
15 2 (1.03%) Scala
15 2 (1.03%) Ada
16 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.15%) CCIE
1 10 (5.15%) CCNP
1 10 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.61%) Degree
3 2 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (0.52%) HNC
4 1 (0.52%) HND
4 1 (0.52%) MCSE
4 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (6.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (4.64%) RANCID
2 9 (4.64%) OpenNMS
3 7 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.58%) Control-M
5 1 (0.52%) Salt
5 1 (0.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (19.07%) Oracle
2 19 (9.79%) TIBCO
3 16 (8.25%) Sybase
4 14 (7.22%) 29West
5 12 (6.19%) Adobe
6 10 (5.15%) Cisco
7 5 (2.58%) Remedy
8 3 (1.55%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.55%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.03%) Informatica
9 2 (1.03%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.03%) Sun
9 2 (1.03%) HP
9 2 (1.03%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.52%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.52%) Radianz
10 1 (0.52%) Charles River
10 1 (0.52%) Splunk
10 1 (0.52%) EMC
10 1 (0.52%) Interwoven
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