The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2313 2192 2085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.10% 23.18% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1270 1092
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 137
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FIX Protocol across the South East region.

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in the South East

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) JNDI

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (100.00%) JNDI
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Rogue Wave