The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank - 52 56
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 0 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 3.13% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.47% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
251 285 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.31% 33.02% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 135 95
Average daily rate £340 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Equities
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) Derivative
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) KDB
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Tableau
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
5 3 (33.33%) QlikView
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Front Office
7 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
7 1 (11.11%) Sybase
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (33.33%) QlikView
1 3 (33.33%) KDB
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Equities
2 5 (55.56%) Derivative
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase