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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank - 128 -
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.070% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £295 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £348 £390
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -10.89%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
803 830 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.89% 29.07% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 448 543
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 28
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.69 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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