Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 629 566 621
Rank change year-on-year -63 +55 -31
Contract jobs citing FIX Connectivity 17 69 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.15% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 1.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 58 5
London median daily rate £500 £575 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -8.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £475 £513 £540
90th Percentile £660 £688 £680
England median daily rate £500 £575 £625
% change year-on-year -13.04% -8.00% +8.70%
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 5,024 5,453 5,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.76% 11.48% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,444 3,709 3,885
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £200 £211 £260
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £401
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 148 152
London median hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.34% -0.80% -8.05%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.68 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.71 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +8.60%

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 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIX Connectivity in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (94.12%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (88.24%) Java
3 14 (82.35%) Front Office
4 9 (52.94%) Fidessa
4 9 (52.94%) Banking
4 9 (52.94%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (41.18%) Reference Data
5 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
6 6 (35.29%) Equities
7 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
8 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
9 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
9 2 (11.76%) JMS
9 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
9 2 (11.76%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
9 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) Analytics
9 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.76%) Tradeweb
9 2 (11.76%) QuickFIX
9 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.76%) Derivative
9 2 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.76%) API Development

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 (5.88%) MQSeries
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (82.35%) Front Office
2 9 (52.94%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) FIX Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Onboarding Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) QuickFIX
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
1 7 (41.18%) Reference Data
2 6 (35.29%) Equities
3 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (11.76%) Derivative
4 2 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
5 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) API Development
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (5.88%) Garbage Collection
4 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (5.88%) MVVM
4 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.88%) SDET
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java 8
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Fidessa
2 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.76%) Tradeweb
3 1 (5.88%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Murex
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) Syncfusion
3 1 (5.88%) Telerik