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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIXML over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 154 - 209
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FIXML 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% - 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FIXML
London

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
1132 1680 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.43% 29.98% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1334 1408
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.65 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

FIXML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing FIXML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIXML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FIXML
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

FIXML
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FIXML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

FIXML Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

FIXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FIXML 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 City of London region with a requirement for FIXML.

1 9 (90.00%) XML
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) XML Schema
3 7 (70.00%) Front Office
3 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (60.00%) Derivative
4 6 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) Data Governance
4 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) FpML
4 6 (60.00%) Fixed Income
4 6 (60.00%) Equities
4 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (60.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase
5 2 (20.00%) Ant
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking

FIXML
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) WMQI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Front Office
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (20.00%) XML Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Author
4 1 (10.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) XML Schema
3 7 (70.00%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (60.00%) FpML
5 2 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Derivative
1 6 (60.00%) Equities
1 6 (60.00%) Fixed Income
1 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Data Governance
2 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (10.00%) EMIR
1 1 (10.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sybase