The table below looks at the statistics for FIXML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIXML over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank - 447 415
Contract jobs citing FIXML 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.013% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.040% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £638 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7707 7494 7352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.37% 31.56% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5733 5472 5152
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £22.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £52.24 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

FIXML Daily Rate Trend in London

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 London region with a requirement for FIXML.

1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (70.00%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (50.00%) MiFID
3 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 4 (40.00%) SWIFT
3 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (40.00%) FpML
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) EMIR
4 3 (30.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) QuickFIX
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Front Office
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in 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:

General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) XML Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) FIX Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) FIX Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Report Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) FpML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) QuickFIX
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) MiFID
2 3 (30.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (30.00%) EMIR