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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
Rank - - 91
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +12.00%
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
556 563 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.87% 24.66% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 309 197
Average daily rate £330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 11
Average hourly rate £28.69 £23.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.73% -19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £36.89 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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