The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 154 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £394
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +23.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FIX Protocol
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
959 989 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.52% 23.84% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 595 518
Median daily rate £375 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 37 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -15.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing FIX Protocol as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in the North West

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FIX Protocol across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

FIX Protocol
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 3 £475 -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (80.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce