Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 578 623 574
Rank change year-on-year +45 -49 +27
Contract jobs citing FIX Connectivity 9 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.022% 0.035% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.28% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 26
London median daily rate £669 £600 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.46% -5.88% +2.00%
10th Percentile £531 £430 £419
90th Percentile £744 £675 £700
England median daily rate £669 £575 £638
% change year-on-year +16.30% -9.80% +2.00%
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 4,292 5,676 4,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.42% 12.24% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,882 3,932 3,236
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £244
90th Percentile £650 £632 £625
England median daily rate £430 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 166 139
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.98% +4.88%
10th Percentile £14.06 £14.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.29 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -24.00%

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 15 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIX Connectivity in London

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (88.89%) Front Office
3 6 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (55.56%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
5 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) Equities
6 3 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (22.22%) WPF
7 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) SOA
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
8 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (11.11%) Workflow
8 1 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) TDD
8 1 (11.11%) Kondor
8 1 (11.11%) Derivative
8 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (11.11%) JIRA
8 1 (11.11%) Murex

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 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Kondor
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 8 (88.89%) Front Office
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) FIX Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) Equities
3 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
4 1 (11.11%) Derivative
4 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) API Development
4 1 (11.11%) API Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Trading
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Murex
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (11.11%) Sybase