The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 61 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.16% 0.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
272 371 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.42% 40.81% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 177 91
Average daily rate £319 £319 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.89 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.59% -38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
FIX Protocol
Scotland

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 26 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Equities
2 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Front Office
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) C++
3 6 (75.00%) Derivative
3 6 (75.00%) KDB
3 6 (75.00%) Banking
4 5 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (25.00%) J2EE
7 2 (25.00%) UNIX
7 2 (25.00%) Spring
7 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) KDB
General
1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Equities
2 6 (75.00%) Derivative
3 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script