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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 408 421 411
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing FIXML 10 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.017% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.057% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Median daily rate £550 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
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
6976 7045 7056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.07% 30.67% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 5053 5182
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 18
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.18 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 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 29 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 - 2 £475 -
FIXML
England

FIXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 17 (73.91%) Finance
1 17 (73.91%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (69.57%) XML
3 13 (56.52%) Business Analysis
4 10 (43.48%) FpML
5 8 (34.78%) XML Schema
6 7 (30.43%) Front Office
7 6 (26.09%) Fixed Income
7 6 (26.09%) Equities
7 6 (26.09%) Derivative
7 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
7 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (26.09%) UML
7 6 (26.09%) Data Governance
8 5 (21.74%) QuickFIX
8 5 (21.74%) C#
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) .NET
8 5 (21.74%) MiFID
9 4 (17.39%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) SWIFT
9 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
9 4 (17.39%) Low Latency
10 3 (13.04%) EMIR
10 3 (13.04%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (13.04%) WPF
10 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.04%) 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 (8.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.70%) WMQI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Ant
1 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Front Office
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Business Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Developer
4 6 (26.09%) XML Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Finance Business Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Financial Business Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
7 3 (13.04%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) FIX Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (69.57%) XML
3 10 (43.48%) FpML
4 8 (34.78%) XML Schema
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) QuickFIX
6 3 (13.04%) WPF
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (8.70%) XSLT
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.35%) CSS
8 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Derivative
1 6 (26.09%) Equities
1 6 (26.09%) Fixed Income
1 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (17.39%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Business Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Data Governance
2 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
2 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) UML
3 4 (17.39%) Low Latency
3 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) MiFID
2 3 (13.04%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (13.04%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Sybase
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle