Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 113 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +130
Contract jobs citing FIX Protocol 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £595 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.18% - -
Scotland median daily rate £595 £550 £375
% change year-on-year +8.18% +46.67% -3.23%
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 808 593 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.61% 25.39% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 377 346
Edinburgh median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £501
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% -3.31% +12.19%
10th Percentile £14.45 £40.32 £22.53
90th Percentile £32.72 £49.70 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%

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

FIX Protocol
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FIX Protocol in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FIX Protocol in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 9 (100.00%) Charles River
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 5 (55.56%) Markit EDM
4 4 (44.44%) Front Office
4 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
4 4 (44.44%) Equities
4 4 (44.44%) thinkFolio
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Concur
6 2 (22.22%) MiFID
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) Accounts Payable
6 2 (22.22%) Hyperion
6 2 (22.22%) CODA
6 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Billing
6 2 (22.22%) HFM
6 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
6 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Legal
7 1 (11.11%) Advertising

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Markit EDM
2 4 (44.44%) thinkFolio
3 2 (22.22%) HFM
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Front Office
3 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Charles River Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Charles River Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Equities
1 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Accounts Payable
4 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) MiFID
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Charles River
2 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
2 2 (22.22%) CODA
2 2 (22.22%) Concur
2 2 (22.22%) Hyperion
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle