The table below looks at the statistics for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 124 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.082% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-48.12% -
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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
773 568 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.66% 23.16% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 271 215
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £27.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

FIX Protocol
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -10 5 - - 1
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FIX Protocol
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) Equities
3 14 (82.35%) Java
4 13 (76.47%) C#
4 13 (76.47%) Linux
5 12 (70.59%) Front Office
5 12 (70.59%) Multithreading
6 11 (64.71%) KDB
6 11 (64.71%) Perl
6 11 (64.71%) Python
6 11 (64.71%) C++
7 10 (58.82%) Banking
8 9 (52.94%) UNIX
8 9 (52.94%) OO
8 9 (52.94%) Derivative
9 8 (47.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
10 7 (41.18%) .NET
10 7 (41.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (29.41%) Finance
12 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
12 4 (23.53%) J2EE
12 4 (23.53%) Spring
12 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
13 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
13 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (11.76%) Web Development
13 2 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (11.76%) jQuery
13 2 (11.76%) Memory Management

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (11.76%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) KDB
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
General
1 12 (70.59%) Front Office
2 10 (58.82%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) C++ Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
2 4 (23.53%) J2EE
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Equities
2 9 (52.94%) Derivative
3 8 (47.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Multithreading
2 9 (52.94%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
4 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) Java
3 13 (76.47%) C#
4 11 (64.71%) Perl
4 11 (64.71%) Python
4 11 (64.71%) C++
5 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) StreamBase