Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +25
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 42 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 7.17% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 40 0 0
County Antrim median daily rate £413 - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 - -
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 247 64 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 42.15% 23.27% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 32 14
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £295
90th Percentile £488 £453 £461
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +38.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
% change year-on-year +13.61% - -

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 - 42 £413 -
FIX Protocol
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 37 (88.10%) Finance
2 32 (76.19%) Banking
3 31 (73.81%) Unix
4 29 (69.05%) Linux
5 24 (57.14%) Low Latency
6 22 (52.38%) Market Making
6 22 (52.38%) OOP
6 22 (52.38%) OOA/OOD
6 22 (52.38%) C++
6 22 (52.38%) Front Office
6 22 (52.38%) Multithreading
7 18 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
8 12 (28.57%) Degree
8 12 (28.57%) SQL
9 10 (23.81%) Java
9 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
10 9 (21.43%) Virtual Team
10 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
11 7 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 6 (14.29%) SWIFT
12 6 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
12 6 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (14.29%) Oracle
12 6 (14.29%) DB2
12 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
12 6 (14.29%) Web Services

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 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
1 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) DB2
1 6 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
1 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Bower
1 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
1 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
1 5 (11.90%) Grunt
1 5 (11.90%) Jasmine
1 5 (11.90%) JUnit
2 4 (9.52%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) Hudson
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (88.10%) Finance
2 32 (76.19%) Banking
3 22 (52.38%) Front Office
4 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) C++ Developer
3 15 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior C++ Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Automation Tester
8 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Tester
9 4 (9.52%) Linux Developer
10 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (4.76%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
11 2 (4.76%) Java Mobile Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
12 1 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) Ajax
2 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
2 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
2 5 (11.90%) CSS
2 5 (11.90%) Gherkin
2 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
2 5 (11.90%) JMS
2 5 (11.90%) JSP
2 5 (11.90%) RESTful
2 5 (11.90%) Spring
2 5 (11.90%) Spring Integration
2 5 (11.90%) Struts
2 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Virtual Team
2 6 (14.29%) SWIFT
3 4 (9.52%) Equities
3 4 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Unix
2 29 (69.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Low Latency
2 22 (52.38%) Market Making
2 22 (52.38%) Multithreading
2 22 (52.38%) OOA/OOD
2 22 (52.38%) OOP
3 18 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
4 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) ETL
7 5 (11.90%) MVC
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.52%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (9.52%) Requirements Management
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Time Management
9 3 (7.14%) Migration
9 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) C++
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) Korn
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (9.52%) ISEB
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Bloomberg
2 5 (11.90%) Fidessa
3 4 (9.52%) HP
3 4 (9.52%) Reuters
4 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.38%) NYFIX