The table below looks at the statistics for the FIX Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FIX Analyst
Rank 657 637 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs requiring a FIX Analyst 7 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.018% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.019% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
Average daily rate £600 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

FIX Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FIX Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

FIX Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FIX Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FIX Analyst within the UK.

FIX Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FIX Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FIX Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

FIX Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FIX Analyst
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
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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
England -7 7 £600 +20.00% 2
London -23 7 £600 +20.00% 2
City of London +43 3 £500 - 2

FIX Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited FIX Analyst in their job title 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 with FIX Analyst in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (77.78%) Unix
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) Front Office
4 11 (61.11%) Banking
5 10 (55.56%) Investment Banking
5 10 (55.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (38.89%) Equities
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Low Latency
8 5 (27.78%) FXall
8 5 (27.78%) Bloomberg
8 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) Derivative
8 5 (27.78%) SWIFT
9 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Fidessa
10 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
10 3 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (11.11%) Trayport
11 2 (11.11%) Release Management
11 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
11 2 (11.11%) QA
11 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
11 2 (11.11%) Retail
11 2 (11.11%) Change Management
11 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

FIX Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited FIX Analyst in their job title 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 with FIX Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Multicast
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (61.11%) Banking
1 11 (61.11%) Front Office
2 10 (55.56%) Investment Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Back Office
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (11.11%) FIXML
2 2 (11.11%) FpML
2 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (38.89%) Equities
3 5 (27.78%) Derivative
3 5 (27.78%) SWIFT
4 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Bloomberg
1 5 (27.78%) FXall
2 4 (22.22%) Fidessa
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.11%) Trayport
4 1 (5.56%) BT
4 1 (5.56%) Radianz
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase