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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 160 207 203
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -4
Contract jobs citing FIXML 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.017% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.058% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £550 - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
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
1173 1734 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.11% 29.73% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 1399 1319
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +0.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 4 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Derivative
3 3 (50.00%) FpML
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (50.00%) Equities
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) EMIR
5 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) WMQI
5 1 (16.67%) MiFID
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading

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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WMQI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) XML Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Author
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 1 (16.67%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (66.67%) XML Schema
3 3 (50.00%) FpML
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Derivative
1 3 (50.00%) Equities
1 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (16.67%) EMIR
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase