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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
UK
Rank 589 613 610
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs citing FIXML 6 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.10% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 6
Median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - -
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
14134 14852 14129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.15% 28.54% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9839 10231 9344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 249 192
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +28 6 £525 -4.54%
London +2 4 £525 -4.54%
City of London -10 4 £525 -4.54%
Manchester - 2 £400 -
North West - 2 £400 -

FIXML
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XSD
1 4 (50.00%) XSLT
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (50.00%) FpML
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Taxonomies
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
1 4 (50.00%) JPA
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (50.00%) SWIFT
1 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch

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 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (50.00%) FpML
1 4 (50.00%) JPA
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XSD
1 4 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
1 4 (50.00%) SWIFT
1 4 (50.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle