The table below looks at the statistics for FIXML skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIXML over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 192 199 224
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Contract jobs citing FIXML 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.052% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.17% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £553
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £250
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1636 1756 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.44% 30.20% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1297 1665
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FIXML across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIXML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FIXML across the City of London region.

FIXML Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FIXML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FIXML.

1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 4 (66.67%) Equities
2 4 (66.67%) FpML
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Murex
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (66.67%) Derivative
2 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) WMQI
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FIXML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FIXML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (33.33%) WMQI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior WebSphere Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) FpML
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (66.67%) Fixed Income
1 4 (66.67%) Equities
1 4 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Murex
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago