Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +29
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 12 51 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.63% 9.06% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 19.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 48 0
Belfast median daily rate £446 £423 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.62% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £433 £425 -
% change year-on-year +1.76% - -
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 171 266 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 51.66% 47.25% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 218 23
Belfast median daily rate £450 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +37.50% -14.29%
10th Percentile £309 £350 £253
90th Percentile £538 £491 £424
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £300
% change year-on-year +9.09% +37.50% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Belfast median hourly rate - £13.78 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.75% -68.75%
County Antrim median hourly rate - £13.78 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +37.75% -68.75%

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 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIX Protocol in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (75.00%) Front Office
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 4 (33.33%) Market Making
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (25.00%) Grunt
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Bower
5 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (25.00%) Spring Batch
5 3 (25.00%) Spring Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (25.00%) SWIFT
5 3 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere

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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
1 3 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Bower
1 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Grunt
1 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 9 (75.00%) Front Office
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Front Office C++ Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
6 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Ajax
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (25.00%) JMS
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) Spring Batch
1 3 (25.00%) Spring Integration
1 3 (25.00%) Struts
1 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 4 (33.33%) Market Making
2 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) Index Arbitrage
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle