The table below looks at the statistics for FIXML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIXML over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 407 411 385
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs citing FIXML 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.045% 0.056% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£550 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 - £473
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FIXML
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
6672 7111 6374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.91% 29.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4738 5103 4617
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 64
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £170.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

FIXML
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

FIXML Jobs Demand Trend in London

FIXML
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

FIXML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIXML within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - - 2
FIXML
England

FIXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (40.00%) FpML
4 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (30.00%) Murex
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) SWIFT
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) EMIR
5 2 (20.00%) Derivative
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) XSD
5 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

FIXML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) FX Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) FpML
2 4 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (30.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (20.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (20.00%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Murex
2 3 (30.00%) HP