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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 407 429 427
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing FIXML 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.054% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £553
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £476 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £250
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIXML within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 6 £400 +18.51% 1
FIXML
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (91.67%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) FpML
3 5 (41.67%) Murex
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (41.67%) Derivative
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
4 4 (33.33%) Equities
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Sybase
5 2 (16.67%) Ant
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XSD
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
5 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Eclipse

FIXML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (16.67%) WMQI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) FpML
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (16.67%) XSD
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (41.67%) Derivative
2 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 4 (33.33%) Equities
3 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Use Case
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Murex
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Sybase
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago