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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 32 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.70% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 0
Median daily rate £414 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -7.55% +16.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FIX Protocol is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 174 25 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 52.73% 29.41% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 12 12
Median daily rate £413 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing FIX Protocol as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 32 £414 -
FIX Protocol
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FIX Protocol also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 48 (94.12%) Unix
2 42 (82.35%) Linux
3 41 (80.39%) Banking
4 40 (78.43%) Finance
5 36 (70.59%) Front Office
5 36 (70.59%) OOP
5 36 (70.59%) OOA/OOD
5 36 (70.59%) C++
5 36 (70.59%) Multithreading
5 36 (70.59%) Market Making
6 35 (68.63%) Low Latency
7 17 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
8 13 (25.49%) Equities
9 12 (23.53%) Virtual Team
10 10 (19.61%) SQL
11 9 (17.65%) Bloomberg
11 9 (17.65%) Fidessa
12 8 (15.69%) Investment Banking
13 6 (11.76%) Client Onboarding
13 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (11.76%) Degree
14 5 (9.80%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (9.80%) FIX Connectivity
14 5 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (9.80%) NYFIX
15 4 (7.84%) Reuters
15 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (7.84%) KDB

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) KDB
2 1 (1.96%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 41 (80.39%) Banking
2 40 (78.43%) Finance
3 36 (70.59%) Front Office
4 8 (15.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Developer
2 33 (64.71%) C++ Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Low Latency C++ Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Senior C++ Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Senior Developer
4 13 (25.49%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
4 13 (25.49%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Exchange Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Onboarding Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
1 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Equities
2 12 (23.53%) Virtual Team
3 5 (9.80%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Unix
2 42 (82.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Market Making
1 36 (70.59%) Multithreading
1 36 (70.59%) OOA/OOD
1 36 (70.59%) OOP
2 35 (68.63%) Low Latency
3 17 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (11.76%) Client Onboarding
4 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Index Arbitrage
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.96%) Data Mapping
7 1 (1.96%) Metaprogramming
7 1 (1.96%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (1.96%) Physics
7 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.96%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) C++
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Korn
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby
3 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Bloomberg
1 9 (17.65%) Fidessa
2 5 (9.80%) NYFIX
3 4 (7.84%) Reuters
4 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Sun
Antrim, County Antrim
Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
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