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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 402 395 413
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing FIXML 4 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.060% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.056% 0.19% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
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
7121 7249 7299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.19% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5170 5218 5230
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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 2 July 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 -8 1 - -
FIXML
England

FIXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 9 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Murex
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (33.33%) FpML
3 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) EMIR
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (22.22%) XSD
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
5 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) Perl

FIXML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WMQI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) FX Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) FpML
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (22.22%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Murex
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
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