The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 18 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 6.96% 1.23% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.79% 4.17% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £500 £338
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +48.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 50.43% 29.63% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 14
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FIX Protocol across the County Antrim region.

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FIX Protocol.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Fixed Income
2 9 (81.82%) Equities
2 9 (81.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (81.82%) FpML
2 9 (81.82%) WebLogic
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 9 (81.82%) Java EE
2 9 (81.82%) Derivative
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 8 (72.73%) OO
4 7 (63.64%) People Management
4 7 (63.64%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) UNIX
7 1 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (9.09%) JMS
7 1 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
7 1 (9.09%) FTP
7 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) Perl

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FIX Protocol. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) WebLogic
1 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) KDB
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Lead Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) FpML
1 9 (81.82%) Java EE
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Fixed Income
1 9 (81.82%) Equities
1 9 (81.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 9 (81.82%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
3 1 (9.09%) Metaprogramming
3 1 (9.09%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
1 1 (9.09%) Reuters
1 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
1 1 (9.09%) Actimize