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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 145 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -
Contract jobs citing FIXML 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.040% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £550 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
998 1544 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.81% 30.67% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1244 1272
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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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

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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Fixed Income
2 9 (81.82%) Equities
2 9 (81.82%) FpML
2 9 (81.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (81.82%) Derivative
3 7 (63.64%) XML Schema
4 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
4 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 5 (45.45%) UML
4 5 (45.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (45.45%) Front Office
4 5 (45.45%) Data Governance
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (36.36%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) Murex
5 4 (36.36%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
6 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (18.18%) XSLT

FIXML
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WMQI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Front Office
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior WebSphere Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) FpML
3 7 (63.64%) XML Schema
4 5 (45.45%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Derivative
1 9 (81.82%) Equities
1 9 (81.82%) Fixed Income
1 9 (81.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Data Governance
1 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
1 5 (45.45%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) UML
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) Murex
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase
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