The table below looks at the statistics for FIXML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FIXML over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 617 642 626
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing FIXML 3 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.027% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.094% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 7
Median daily rate £400 £493 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% +64.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15327 15921 15523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.76% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10582 11090 10566
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 263 168
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.92 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

FIXML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FIXML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FIXML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FIXML
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FIXML within the UK.

FIXML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FIXML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FIXML within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

FIXML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FIXML
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FIXML within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
England -4 3 £400 -18.86%
Manchester - 2 £363 -
North West - 2 £363 -
London -26 1 £525 +6.49%
City of London - 1 £525 -

FIXML
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 with a requirement for FIXML.

1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
1 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) FpML

FIXML
Top Related IT Skills 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 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) FpML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (33.33%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle