The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 511 499 510
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 102 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.51% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 53 59
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £376 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £595 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £348 £390
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend

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

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FIX Protocol
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol within the UK.

FIX Protocol Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FIX Protocol
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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 -1 100 £500 - 28
London +26 95 £513 +2.50% 28
City of London +30 30 £444 -27.55% 16
Yorkshire -2 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £375 -
South East - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Slough - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (61.03%) UNIX
2 108 (50.70%) Banking
3 105 (49.30%) Java
4 101 (47.42%) SQL
5 92 (43.19%) Low Latency
6 81 (38.03%) Front Office
7 78 (36.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 64 (30.05%) Perl
9 61 (28.64%) Multithreading
10 59 (27.70%) Finance
11 56 (26.29%) C++
12 55 (25.82%) Linux
13 49 (23.00%) Investment Banking
14 45 (21.13%) Equities
15 43 (20.19%) Oracle
16 41 (19.25%) Derivative
17 40 (18.78%) Electronic Trading
17 40 (18.78%) Relational Database
18 38 (17.84%) C#
19 33 (15.49%) TCP/IP
19 33 (15.49%) Algorithmic Trading
20 26 (12.21%) TIBCO
21 25 (11.74%) Shell Script
21 25 (11.74%) Firewall
21 25 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (11.27%) Fixed Income
23 23 (10.80%) Cisco
23 23 (10.80%) Windows
24 21 (9.86%) Python
24 21 (9.86%) E-Commerce

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (4.69%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (3.29%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.35%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.88%) Apache
5 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.94%) Confluence
6 2 (0.94%) GemFire
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.47%) Documentum
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (3.76%) MS Office
2 4 (1.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) RMDS
2 5 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.49%) TCP/IP
2 25 (11.74%) Firewall
3 19 (8.92%) BGP
4 18 (8.45%) EIGRP
4 18 (8.45%) OSPF
5 17 (7.98%) TACACS
6 16 (7.51%) VRRP
6 16 (7.51%) DMVPN
6 16 (7.51%) HSRP
6 16 (7.51%) VPN
6 16 (7.51%) SNMP
6 16 (7.51%) PPP
7 15 (7.04%) DNS
8 13 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (4.23%) Multicast
10 6 (2.82%) MPLS
10 6 (2.82%) LAN
11 5 (2.35%) WAN
11 5 (2.35%) SMTP
11 5 (2.35%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.78%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.76%) KDB
4 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.94%) Informix
8 1 (0.47%) DB2
8 1 (0.47%) IDOL
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (4.23%) Subversion
1 9 (4.23%) TeamCity
2 7 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.29%) JIRA
3 5 (2.35%) Maven
3 5 (2.35%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.35%) WebDriver
3 5 (2.35%) Grunt
3 5 (2.35%) Bower
4 2 (0.94%) WinRunner
4 2 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.47%) JUnit
5 1 (0.47%) jMock
5 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 108 (50.70%) Banking
2 81 (38.03%) Front Office
3 59 (27.70%) Finance
4 49 (23.00%) Investment Banking
5 12 (5.63%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.76%) Back Office
7 4 (1.88%) Games
8 3 (1.41%) Retail
8 3 (1.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.47%) International Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (41.31%) Developer
2 58 (27.23%) Analyst
3 57 (26.76%) Java Developer
4 36 (16.90%) Support Analyst
5 23 (10.80%) Senior Developer
6 19 (8.92%) Applications Support
7 18 (8.45%) C++ Developer
7 18 (8.45%) Support Engineer
8 17 (7.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (5.63%) Consultant
10 10 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.76%) Cisco Engineer
12 7 (3.29%) Senior Support Analyst
12 7 (3.29%) Cisco Support
12 7 (3.29%) Lead Developer
12 7 (3.29%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.29%) Network Consultant
12 7 (3.29%) Cisco Consultant
12 7 (3.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 7 (3.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.51%) JMS
2 15 (7.04%) HTML
2 15 (7.04%) Spring
3 12 (5.63%) HTML5
4 10 (4.69%) Rendezvous
5 9 (4.23%) .NET
5 9 (4.23%) CSS
6 8 (3.76%) XML
6 8 (3.76%) Apache Flex
7 7 (3.29%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.29%) Middleware
7 7 (3.29%) MAPI
8 6 (2.82%) CGI
8 6 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (2.82%) JDBC
9 4 (1.88%) J2EE
9 4 (1.88%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.88%) jQuery
10 2 (0.94%) JSON
10 2 (0.94%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 78 (36.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (21.13%) Equities
3 41 (19.25%) Derivative
4 24 (11.27%) Fixed Income
5 15 (7.04%) FlexPod
6 14 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.69%) Computer Science
8 9 (4.23%) Credit Derivative
8 9 (4.23%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.29%) User Experience
10 5 (2.35%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.88%) Spread Betting
12 3 (1.41%) RIA
12 3 (1.41%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.94%) e-Health
13 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.94%) AS400
14 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
14 1 (0.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 130 (61.03%) UNIX
2 55 (25.82%) Linux
3 23 (10.80%) Windows
4 8 (3.76%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.47%) SUSE
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (43.19%) Low Latency
2 61 (28.64%) Multithreading
3 40 (18.78%) Electronic Trading
4 33 (15.49%) Algorithmic Trading
5 25 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (9.86%) E-Commerce
7 18 (8.45%) Risk Management
8 16 (7.51%) Change Management
9 13 (6.10%) Software Engineering
10 12 (5.63%) OO
10 12 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.23%) ITIL
13 8 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (3.29%) Memory Management
14 7 (3.29%) UML
14 7 (3.29%) Incident Management
15 6 (2.82%) Automated Testing
15 6 (2.82%) Dependency Injection
15 6 (2.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (49.30%) Java
2 101 (47.42%) SQL
3 64 (30.05%) Perl
4 56 (26.29%) C++
5 38 (17.84%) C#
6 25 (11.74%) Shell Script
7 21 (9.86%) Python
8 16 (7.51%) Bash Shell
9 13 (6.10%) JavaScript
10 12 (5.63%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.69%) AWK
11 10 (4.69%) C-shell
12 9 (4.23%) Korn
13 8 (3.76%) C
14 7 (3.29%) R
15 2 (0.94%) Ada
15 2 (0.94%) Scala
16 1 (0.47%) Groovy
16 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (7.98%) CCNP
3 16 (7.51%) CCIE
4 14 (6.57%) Degree
5 5 (2.35%) CCNA
6 2 (0.94%) ISEB
6 2 (0.94%) HNC
6 2 (0.94%) HND
6 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.47%) MCSE
7 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.35%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (7.98%) ITRS Geneos
2 15 (7.04%) OpenNMS
2 15 (7.04%) RANCID
3 5 (2.35%) Control-M
4 2 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.47%) OpenView
5 1 (0.47%) Salt
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (20.19%) Oracle
2 26 (12.21%) TIBCO
3 23 (10.80%) Cisco
4 19 (8.92%) Sybase
5 18 (8.45%) 29West
6 9 (4.23%) Adobe
7 6 (2.82%) Bloomberg
8 5 (2.35%) Remedy
8 5 (2.35%) Lotus
9 4 (1.88%) Fidessa
10 3 (1.41%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.41%) Reuters
10 3 (1.41%) Sun
11 2 (0.94%) CA
11 2 (0.94%) Informatica
11 2 (0.94%) HP
11 2 (0.94%) BT
11 2 (0.94%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.94%) ProCurve
11 2 (0.94%) Riverbed
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