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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 54 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.39% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.16% 0.46% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£369 - £369
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
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
213 217 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.96% 34.94% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 119 159
Average daily rate £388 £309 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.40% -3.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 19 (100.00%) C++
1 19 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 19 (100.00%) XML
2 18 (94.74%) HTTP
3 16 (84.21%) C#
3 16 (84.21%) STL
3 16 (84.21%) .NET
4 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (63.16%) SQL
6 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
7 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
8 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
9 8 (42.11%) COM+
9 8 (42.11%) DCOM
10 6 (31.58%) OLE DB
11 5 (26.32%) Finance
11 5 (26.32%) Web Services
11 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
12 4 (21.05%) ATL
12 4 (21.05%) VB
12 4 (21.05%) Banking
12 4 (21.05%) VB6
13 3 (15.79%) OLE
13 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
14 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
14 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
14 2 (10.53%) Windows
15 1 (5.26%) RDBMS

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) GoogleTest
2 1 (5.26%) CppUnit
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (89.47%) C++ Developer
3 11 (57.89%) Senior Developer
4 9 (47.37%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) XML
2 16 (84.21%) STL
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 8 (42.11%) COM+
4 8 (42.11%) DCOM
5 6 (31.58%) OLE DB
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) ATL
8 3 (15.79%) OLE
9 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (84.21%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VB
4 4 (21.05%) VB6
5 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Google