The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £420
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
706 663 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.41% 24.76% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 425 321
Average daily rate £384 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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