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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 403 420 421
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing FIXML 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.020% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.064% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
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£300 £525 £975
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 -
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
7409 7855 7710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.19% 31.11% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5372 5705 5422
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £85.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 2014. 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 +30 3 £300 -45.45% 1
FIXML
England

FIXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 16 (72.73%) XML
3 14 (63.64%) FpML
4 13 (59.09%) Banking
5 10 (45.45%) Investment Banking
5 10 (45.45%) Derivative
6 9 (40.91%) Front Office
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) Java
7 8 (36.36%) Murex
7 8 (36.36%) Fixed Income
8 7 (31.82%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (31.82%) Publishing
8 7 (31.82%) XML Schema
9 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (27.27%) JIRA
9 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (22.73%) HP
11 4 (18.18%) ISEB
11 4 (18.18%) Oracle
11 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
12 3 (13.64%) Spring
12 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
12 3 (13.64%) SWIFT
12 3 (13.64%) MySQL
12 3 (13.64%) UNIX
12 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
12 3 (13.64%) Sybase
12 3 (13.64%) JMS

FIXML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) X.509
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) SSH
2 1 (4.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.55%) jMock
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Banking
3 10 (45.45%) Investment Banking
4 9 (40.91%) Front Office
5 7 (31.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Author
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) XML
2 14 (63.64%) FpML
3 7 (31.82%) XML Schema
4 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) JMS
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) XSLT
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) JTA
5 2 (9.09%) Java EE
5 2 (9.09%) JTS
5 2 (9.09%) XBRL
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware
6 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Derivative
2 8 (36.36%) Fixed Income
3 7 (31.82%) Credit Derivative
4 6 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (13.64%) SWIFT
6 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
6 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
6 2 (9.09%) Clustering
6 2 (9.09%) Equities
7 1 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) B2B
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Use Case
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) ActionScript
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Murex
2 5 (22.73%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Sybase
4 3 (13.64%) Fidessa
5 2 (9.09%) JBoss
5 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
5 2 (9.09%) Radianz
5 2 (9.09%) OpenLink
5 2 (9.09%) Axway
5 2 (9.09%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) thinkFolio
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