Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for FIX Connectivity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FIX Connectivity over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

FIX Connectivity
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 237 246
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 +44
Contract jobs citing FIX Connectivity 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% 0.076% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.71% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
City of London median daily rate £625 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -8.70% +47.44%
10th Percentile £613 £355 £563
90th Percentile £638 £658 £588
Central London median daily rate £625 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +19.05% -8.70% +47.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

FIX Connectivity is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 867 705 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.36% 10.67% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 529 727
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £263
90th Percentile £638 £640 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £446
% change year-on-year - +0.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 15
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.19% +11.34% +5.67%
10th Percentile £14.55 £13.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.90 £30.00 £26.75
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.82% +11.34% +3.60%

FIX Connectivity
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing FIX Connectivity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for FIX Connectivity in the City of London

FIX Connectivity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FIX Connectivity in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for FIX Connectivity in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FIX Connectivity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for FIX Connectivity.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptocurrency
1 2 (100.00%) High-Frequency Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Java 8
2 1 (50.00%) Blockchain

FIX Connectivity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Blockchain
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptocurrency
1 2 (100.00%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Java 8
1 2 (100.00%) Python