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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 270 280 286
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 144 127 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 2.02% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 103 90
Average daily rate £600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £381 £500
% change year-on-year
+37.70% -23.75%
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
6673 6287 6346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.55% 30.18% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4993 4700 4516
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +54 48 £550 +10.00% 27
Canary Wharf - 2 £701 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 130 (51.38%) Banking
2 122 (48.22%) Front Office
3 115 (45.45%) Finance
4 111 (43.87%) Unix
5 106 (41.90%) SQL
6 97 (38.34%) Java
7 95 (37.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 94 (37.15%) Investment Banking
9 93 (36.76%) Multithreading
10 92 (36.36%) Equities
11 79 (31.23%) Low Latency
12 76 (30.04%) Linux
13 70 (27.67%) Electronic Trading
14 57 (22.53%) C++
15 56 (22.13%) Oracle
16 54 (21.34%) Derivative
17 48 (18.97%) C#
18 45 (17.79%) Windows
18 45 (17.79%) Fidessa
19 44 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (17.00%) Sybase
21 41 (16.21%) Risk Management
22 38 (15.02%) Fixed Income
23 35 (13.83%) TCP/IP
24 33 (13.04%) XML
25 32 (12.65%) Algorithmic Trading
26 28 (11.07%) Mentoring
27 27 (10.67%) TIBCO
28 26 (10.28%) Middleware
29 25 (9.88%) Data Management

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (1.98%) JBoss
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (1.98%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.58%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.19%) Apache
3 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.79%) GemFire
4 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Front Arena
2 5 (1.98%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.19%) Endur
3 3 (1.19%) ION MarketView
3 3 (1.19%) MetaTrader
3 3 (1.19%) RMDS
3 3 (1.19%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.79%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.40%) Global One
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.40%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.40%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.40%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.83%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.74%) Multicast
3 9 (3.56%) Firewall
4 5 (1.98%) VPN
5 3 (1.19%) DHCP
5 3 (1.19%) DNS
5 3 (1.19%) Internet
5 3 (1.19%) LAN
5 3 (1.19%) WAN
6 1 (0.40%) SAN
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.95%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.56%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.56%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.77%) Hazelcast
5 7 (2.77%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.98%) OLTP
7 4 (1.58%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.19%) KDB
9 2 (0.79%) DB2
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.79%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.40%) OLAP
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.56%) JIRA
1 9 (3.56%) Maven
2 6 (2.37%) Subversion
3 4 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (1.19%) JUnit
4 3 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.79%) Emacs
6 1 (0.40%) Ant
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.40%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.40%) Moq
6 1 (0.40%) NUnit
6 1 (0.40%) Toad
6 1 (0.40%) XMLSpy
General
1 130 (51.38%) Banking
2 122 (48.22%) Front Office
3 115 (45.45%) Finance
4 94 (37.15%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.16%) Back Office
7 6 (2.37%) Retail
8 4 (1.58%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (55.73%) Developer
2 63 (24.90%) Java Developer
3 62 (24.51%) Analyst
4 31 (12.25%) C# Developer
5 29 (11.46%) Support Analyst
6 28 (11.07%) C++ Developer
7 26 (10.28%) Senior Developer
8 22 (8.70%) Applications Support
9 19 (7.51%) Business Analyst
10 18 (7.11%) Fidessa Developer
10 18 (7.11%) FIX Analyst
11 15 (5.93%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (5.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 10 (3.95%) FIX Support Analyst
14 9 (3.56%) Applications Support Analyst
14 9 (3.56%) Senior IT Support
15 8 (3.16%) Architect
15 8 (3.16%) FIX Specialist
16 7 (2.77%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
16 7 (2.77%) Fidessa Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.04%) XML
2 26 (10.28%) Middleware
3 24 (9.49%) JMS
4 20 (7.91%) FpML
5 19 (7.51%) WPF
6 17 (6.72%) Spring
7 13 (5.14%) WinForms
8 11 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (3.95%) .NET
9 10 (3.95%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (3.95%) FIXML
9 10 (3.95%) Web Services
10 9 (3.56%) XML Schema
11 8 (3.16%) JSON
11 8 (3.16%) REST
12 7 (2.77%) Ehcache
12 7 (2.77%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.77%) Spring Security
13 6 (2.37%) J2EE
13 6 (2.37%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 95 (37.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 92 (36.36%) Equities
3 54 (21.34%) Derivative
4 44 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (15.02%) Fixed Income
6 22 (8.70%) Fintech
7 19 (7.51%) Data Structures
8 16 (6.32%) Equity Derivative
9 13 (5.14%) Hedge funds
10 12 (4.74%) Computer Science
11 10 (3.95%) Algorithms
12 9 (3.56%) SWIFT
13 7 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.58%) Grid Computing
14 4 (1.58%) Mathematics
14 4 (1.58%) Physics
15 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
15 3 (1.19%) Online Banking
15 3 (1.19%) PMI
15 3 (1.19%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 111 (43.87%) Unix
2 76 (30.04%) Linux
3 45 (17.79%) Windows
4 13 (5.14%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.74%) Solaris
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.76%) Multithreading
2 79 (31.23%) Low Latency
3 70 (27.67%) Electronic Trading
4 41 (16.21%) Risk Management
5 32 (12.65%) Algorithmic Trading
6 28 (11.07%) Mentoring
7 25 (9.88%) Data Management
8 23 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 19 (7.51%) Market Making
9 19 (7.51%) OO
9 19 (7.51%) Software Engineering
10 18 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (6.72%) Workflow
12 16 (6.32%) Change Management
13 15 (5.93%) Investment Management
13 15 (5.93%) Performance Optimisation
14 14 (5.53%) E-Commerce
15 13 (5.14%) Asset Management
15 13 (5.14%) Memory Management
15 13 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 106 (41.90%) SQL
2 97 (38.34%) Java
3 57 (22.53%) C++
4 48 (18.97%) C#
5 23 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 23 (9.09%) Tcl
6 21 (8.30%) Perl
7 19 (7.51%) Python
8 13 (5.14%) C
9 9 (3.56%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.37%) VB
11 5 (1.98%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.98%) Korn
12 4 (1.58%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.58%) C-shell
13 2 (0.79%) PHP
13 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.79%) R
13 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (4.74%) Degree
2 6 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.11%) QA
2 9 (3.56%) ISO20022
3 3 (1.19%) ISO15022
4 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
1 3 (1.19%) vMotion
2 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) Foglight
Vendors
1 56 (22.13%) Oracle
2 45 (17.79%) Fidessa
3 43 (17.00%) Sybase
4 27 (10.67%) TIBCO
5 19 (7.51%) Bloomberg
6 10 (3.95%) SunGard
7 8 (3.16%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.16%) Reuters
8 7 (2.77%) Solace
9 6 (2.37%) Currenex
9 6 (2.37%) FXall
9 6 (2.37%) Informatica
9 6 (2.37%) VMware
10 5 (1.98%) ION Trading
11 4 (1.58%) Charles River
11 4 (1.58%) Citrix
12 3 (1.19%) IBM
12 3 (1.19%) OpenLink
12 3 (1.19%) Perforce
12 3 (1.19%) ServiceNow
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