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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank - 661 633
Contract jobs citing FIXML 0 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.073% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Median daily rate - £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
16442 16367 15767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11381 11296 10285
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 296 173
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.17 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) MiFID
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) EMIR
1 3 (75.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) QuickFIX

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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) QuickFIX
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (75.00%) EMIR
1 3 (75.00%) MiFID