The first table below looks at the demand for FIX Protocol skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIX Protocol over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank 117 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.31% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-45.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
581 521 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.51% 26.50% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 287 295
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

FIX Protocol Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FIX Protocol
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

FIX Protocol Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FIX Protocol
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol across the West Midlands region.

FIX Protocol Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FIX Protocol
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham -1 4 £280 -37.77% 1
Coventry - - - -
FIX Protocol
England

FIX Protocol
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) IMAP
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Sendmail

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IMAP
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
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