Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 33 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - +31
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 6 32 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.55% 6.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 16.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 0
Belfast median daily rate £428 £433 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.98% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £433 -
% change year-on-year -1.73% - -
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 186 194 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 48.19% 39.43% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 144 27
Belfast median daily rate £450 £411 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.42% +26.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £289 £272
90th Percentile £538 £488 £418
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIX Protocol in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) Market Making
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Hudson
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) Index Arbitrage
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) Market Making
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Index Arbitrage
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA