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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank 660 659 628
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing FIXML 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% 0.026% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 2 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 30 July 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 +14 1 £550 -
London -4 1 £550 -

FIXML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (78.57%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) Business Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) QuickFIX
4 5 (35.71%) MiFID
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) FpML
5 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
5 4 (28.57%) SWIFT
5 4 (28.57%) Wireframes
6 3 (21.43%) EMIR
6 3 (21.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) Front Office
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) UML
8 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
8 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (7.14%) MVC

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) XML Analyst
4 5 (35.71%) Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Finance Business Analyst
4 5 (35.71%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (35.71%) Financial Business Analyst
4 5 (35.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
6 3 (21.43%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) FIX Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Messaging Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Report Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (57.14%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) FpML
3 5 (35.71%) QuickFIX
4 3 (21.43%) WPF
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 4 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) MiFID
2 3 (21.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (21.43%) EMIR