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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 54 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% - 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.89% - 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£388 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
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
225 202 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.08% 33.50% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 105 129
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 32 (88.89%) C++
1 32 (88.89%) XML
2 29 (80.56%) STL
3 28 (77.78%) SQL
4 27 (75.00%) HTTP
5 25 (69.44%) Visual Studio
6 22 (61.11%) DCOM
7 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
8 20 (55.56%) COM+
9 19 (52.78%) C#
10 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
10 18 (50.00%) ATL
10 18 (50.00%) T-SQL
10 18 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (47.22%) .NET
12 16 (44.44%) OLE DB
13 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
14 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
15 11 (30.56%) Finance
16 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
16 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
17 8 (22.22%) TDD
17 8 (22.22%) Banking
17 8 (22.22%) Google
17 8 (22.22%) CppUnit
17 8 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 8 (22.22%) GoogleTest
18 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
18 7 (19.44%) Windows
19 6 (16.67%) RDBMS

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) GemFire
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) KDB
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.22%) CppUnit
2 8 (22.22%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.78%) CodeRush
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (75.00%) C++ Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Senior C++ Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Lead Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C++ Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) XML
2 29 (80.56%) STL
3 22 (61.11%) DCOM
4 20 (55.56%) COM+
5 18 (50.00%) ATL
6 17 (47.22%) .NET
7 16 (44.44%) OLE DB
8 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
9 8 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
11 6 (16.67%) MFC
12 2 (5.56%) jQuery
12 2 (5.56%) HTML
12 2 (5.56%) J2EE
12 2 (5.56%) COM
12 2 (5.56%) Spring
12 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
12 2 (5.56%) OLE
13 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Equities
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
2 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 8 (22.22%) TDD
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) Memory Management
8 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
9 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.78%) OOP
9 1 (2.78%) OO
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.78%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C++
2 28 (77.78%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) C#
4 18 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) StreamBase