The median contractor rate for a FIX Analyst was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 635 637
Rank change year-on-year +41 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a FIX Analyst 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.018% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £575 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

FIX Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured FIX Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for FIX Analyst in the UK

FIX Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FIX Analyst in the UK

FIX Analyst
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 7 £575 -4.16% 2
London +14 7 £575 -4.16% 2
City of London -2 2 £550 -15.38% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -

FIX Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, FIX Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring FIX Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) Banking
4 10 (45.45%) Equities
5 9 (40.91%) MiFID
6 8 (36.36%) Derivative
7 7 (31.82%) Change Management
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Fidessa
9 5 (22.73%) Low Latency
10 4 (18.18%) Minerva
10 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
10 4 (18.18%) SimCorp
10 4 (18.18%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (18.18%) Java
10 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg
10 4 (18.18%) XML
10 4 (18.18%) Fixed Income
10 4 (18.18%) Front Office
11 3 (13.64%) Unix
11 3 (13.64%) FpML
11 3 (13.64%) Reuters
11 3 (13.64%) QA
11 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
11 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
11 3 (13.64%) Fintech
11 3 (13.64%) EMIR
11 3 (13.64%) Investment Management
11 3 (13.64%) Reference Data

FIX Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Minerva
1 4 (18.18%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (4.55%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Blockchain
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Front Office
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (18.18%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Equities
2 8 (36.36%) Derivative
3 4 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (13.64%) Fintech
4 3 (13.64%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (13.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Low Latency
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Investment Management
3 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) Client Onboarding
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Fund Management
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) MiFID
2 3 (13.64%) EMIR
2 3 (13.64%) QA
3 2 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Fidessa
2 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg
2 4 (18.18%) SimCorp
3 3 (13.64%) Reuters
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Solace
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO