Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 125 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +131
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.32% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Edinburgh median daily rate - £550 -
Scotland median daily rate £350 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -36.36% +37.50% -4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 828 706 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.99% 25.49% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 430 364
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £313 £267 £278
90th Percentile £550 £538 £510
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.17 £43.39 £46.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.95% -5.93% +14.23%
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +20.37% -30.32% -6.49%

FIX Protocol
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for FIX Protocol in Edinburgh

FIX Protocol
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FIX Protocol in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for FIX Protocol.

1 3 (100.00%) Charles River
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (66.67%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) thinkFolio
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps

FIX Protocol
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Charles River Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Charles River Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Charles River Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Equities
1 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft