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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
UK / Scotland
Rank - 124 118
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.039% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.15% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £300 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
526 648 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.55% 25.13% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 352 355
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.09 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.48% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit

FIX Protocol
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Reuters