Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 July 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 559 601
Rank change year-on-year -64 +42 -35
Contract jobs citing FIX Connectivity 19 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.081% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.70% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 12
London median daily rate £600 £638 £644
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -0.97% +22.62%
10th Percentile £438 £464 £563
90th Percentile £675 £703 £701
England median daily rate £600 £638 £644
% change year-on-year -5.88% -0.97% +22.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,664 4,832 6,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.18% 11.53% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,923 3,210 4,136
London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £208 £236 £238
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 138 94
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.23 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.78% +2.30% +6.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.85 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £50.00 £48.67
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -25.20% +21.95%

FIX Connectivity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for FIX Connectivity in London

FIX Connectivity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FIX Connectivity in London

FIX Connectivity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIX Connectivity in London

FIX Connectivity
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Connectivity within the London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -33 4 £625 +41.24% 5
FIX Connectivity
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 London region with a requirement for FIX Connectivity.

1 19 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Front Office
3 10 (52.63%) Equities
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) Fidessa
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Hedge funds
7 4 (21.05%) BDD
7 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
7 4 (21.05%) Java 8
7 4 (21.05%) Python
8 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 3 (15.79%) OO
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Advertising
8 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
8 3 (15.79%) Derivative
8 3 (15.79%) MiFID
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
9 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
9 2 (10.53%) Docker

FIX Connectivity
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Blockchain
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Gradle
2 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 10 (52.63%) Front Office
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Advertising
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.79%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Fidessa Support
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading Support
6 1 (5.26%) Fidessa Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Fidessa Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Fidessa Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Fidessa Support Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) JMS
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Equities
2 4 (21.05%) Hedge funds
3 3 (15.79%) Derivative
3 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
5 1 (5.26%) TWAP
5 1 (5.26%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
4 3 (15.79%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) API Development
5 2 (10.53%) Cryptocurrency
5 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (10.53%) Garbage Collection
5 2 (10.53%) High-Frequency Trading
5 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) SDET
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Computational Finance
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Java 8
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) MiFID
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Fidessa
2 2 (10.53%) Sybase
2 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Murex
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Syncfusion
3 1 (5.26%) Telerik