Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 23 October 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 16 42 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.76% 6.72% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 15.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 0
County Antrim median daily rate £433 £414 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £446 £413 -
% change year-on-year +8.18% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 144 274 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 42.86% 43.84% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 218 32
County Antrim median daily rate £433 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £250
90th Percentile £525 £488 £420
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +4.85% +7.14% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
County Antrim median hourly rate - £13.78 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.75% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £13.78 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +37.75% -

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for FIX Protocol in County Antrim

FIX Protocol
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FIX Protocol in County Antrim

FIX Protocol
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FIX Protocol in County Antrim over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIX Protocol in County Antrim

FIX Protocol
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIX Protocol within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +16 15 £446 +7.72%
FIX Protocol
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) Front Office
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) OOP
4 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 6 (37.50%) Market Making
4 6 (37.50%) Low Latency
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 5 (31.25%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) DB2
6 4 (25.00%) JUnit
6 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) JSP
6 4 (25.00%) Struts
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) JMS
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (25.00%) FTP
6 4 (25.00%) RDBMS

FIX Protocol
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
1 4 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
1 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Bower
1 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (25.00%) Grunt
1 4 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 11 (68.75%) Front Office
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Front Office Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
6 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Ajax
1 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (25.00%) JMS
1 4 (25.00%) JSP
1 4 (25.00%) RESTful
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
1 4 (25.00%) Spring Batch
1 4 (25.00%) Spring Integration
1 4 (25.00%) Struts
1 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Equities
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Low Latency
2 6 (37.50%) Market Making
2 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (37.50%) OOP
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (12.50%) Index Arbitrage
5 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) HP