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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 71 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.25% 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 - -
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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
256 222 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.00% 34.37% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 109 114
Average daily rate £350 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Front Office
2 8 (80.00%) Equities
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (60.00%) KDB
4 6 (60.00%) Perl
4 6 (60.00%) UNIX
4 6 (60.00%) OO
4 6 (60.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) C++
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) Derivative
5 4 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
6 2 (20.00%) GemFire
6 2 (20.00%) StreamBase
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) GemFire
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) KDB
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (80.00%) Front Office
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Equities
2 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (40.00%) Derivative
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) StreamBase