Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 44 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +28
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 16 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.40% 2.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.79% 9.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 0
Belfast median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £425 -
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -
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 182 87 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 38.72% 24.17% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 45 26
Belfast median daily rate £430 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +10.27% +20.92%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £313
90th Percentile £488 £459 £444
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +7.50% +10.27% +20.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £14.34 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.34 -

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

FIX Protocol
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FIX Protocol in Belfast over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIX Protocol in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 12 (75.00%) Banking
3 11 (68.75%) Unix
3 11 (68.75%) Low Latency
4 8 (50.00%) Front Office
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) OOP
4 8 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (50.00%) Market Making
4 8 (50.00%) Virtual Team
5 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (43.75%) QA
5 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) Ruby
7 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) Hudson
7 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins

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 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Hudson
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Bower
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Grunt
2 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 12 (75.00%) Banking
3 8 (50.00%) Front Office
4 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Automation Tester
3 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior C++ Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) JMS
1 1 (6.25%) JSP
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Spring Integration
1 1 (6.25%) Struts
1 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Unix
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Low Latency
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Market Making
2 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 8 (50.00%) OOP
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Electronic Trading
3 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle