Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 50 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17 -
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 5 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.49% 1.73% 6.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 3.85% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 30
County Antrim median daily rate £423 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% -1.73% -
10th Percentile £400 £329 £412
90th Percentile £441 £460 £468
Northern Ireland median daily rate £423 £425 £433
% change year-on-year -0.59% -1.73% -
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 140 182 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 41.79% 44.94% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 138 127
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.76% +26.15%
10th Percentile £300 £350 £263
90th Percentile £513 £529 £468
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £443 £413
% change year-on-year -9.60% +7.27% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £109.75 - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £44.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +229.63% - -

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
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 20 May 2019. 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 5 £423 -1.34%
FIX Protocol
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (60.00%) Equities
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) QA

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:

General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading Project Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (20.00%) FIX Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) FIX Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Equities
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA