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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 21 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 0.98% - 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% - 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FIX Protocol
Northern Ireland

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
41 44 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 40.20% 42.31% 52.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 91
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £345 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 1 £350 -
FIX Protocol
Northern Ireland

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Control-M
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ActionScript
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
2 2 (66.67%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Mapping
2 2 (66.67%) Metaprogramming
2 2 (66.67%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (66.67%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Markit EDM

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (33.33%) KDB
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mapping
1 2 (66.67%) Metaprogramming
1 2 (66.67%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) ActionScript
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
1 2 (66.67%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Ab Initio