Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for FIX Protocol skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FIX Protocol over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Protocol
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 42 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 4 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.32% 4.55% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 12.28% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 1
Belfast median daily rate £413 £416 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.90% +0.91% -
10th Percentile £356 £312 £406
90th Percentile £454 £475 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £416 £413
% change year-on-year -0.90% +0.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

FIX Protocol is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 113 171 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 37.17% 37.01% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 128 31
Belfast median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +10.27%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £488 £475 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Belfast median hourly rate £104.00 - £12.17
10th Percentile £44.60 - £10.43
90th Percentile £172.20 - £13.91
County Antrim median hourly rate £104.00 - £12.17

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing FIX Protocol as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for FIX Protocol in Belfast

FIX Protocol
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FIX Protocol in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Batch
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Bower
3 1 (25.00%) Market Making
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) HP ALM
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD

FIX Protocol
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bower
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Batch
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Struts
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Market Making
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle