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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 429 412 422
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing FIXML 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.013% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.043% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Median daily rate £550 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7231 6958 7091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.50% 30.57% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5486 4954 5146
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 30
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.63 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

FIXML
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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FIXML across the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

FIXML Daily Rate Histogram in London

FIXML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIXML within the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £550 - 1
FIXML
England

FIXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 London region with a requirement for FIXML.

1 22 (73.33%) XML
2 20 (66.67%) Finance
3 18 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (46.67%) FpML
5 12 (40.00%) Business Analysis
6 10 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (26.67%) XML Schema
7 8 (26.67%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Front Office
9 6 (20.00%) Fixed Income
9 6 (20.00%) Equities
9 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) Derivative
9 6 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) UML
9 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (20.00%) Data Governance
10 5 (16.67%) QuickFIX
10 5 (16.67%) .NET
10 5 (16.67%) C#
11 4 (13.33%) Banking
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle
11 4 (13.33%) MiFID
11 4 (13.33%) JIRA
11 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (13.33%) SWIFT
11 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
12 3 (10.00%) WPF
12 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking

FIXML
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.67%) WMQI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Ant
2 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Front Office
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Service Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) XML Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (13.33%) FX Test Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) XML Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Senior WebSphere Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) XML
2 18 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (46.67%) FpML
4 8 (26.67%) XML Schema
5 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) QuickFIX
6 3 (10.00%) WPF
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.67%) HTML
7 2 (6.67%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (6.67%) XSLT
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.33%) CSS
8 1 (3.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (20.00%) Derivative
2 6 (20.00%) Equities
2 6 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (13.33%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (20.00%) UML
3 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) SOA
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.33%) MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) MiFID
2 2 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (6.67%) EMIR
2 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Murex
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase