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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Rank - 650 629
Contract jobs citing FIXML 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.031% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
16161 16327 15634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.79% 27.94% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11202 11022 9940
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 289 220
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.94 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.27 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (70.00%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (50.00%) MiFID
3 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 4 (40.00%) SWIFT
3 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (40.00%) FpML
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) EMIR
4 3 (30.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) QuickFIX
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Front Office
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing

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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) XML Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) FIX Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) FIX Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Report Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) FpML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) QuickFIX
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) MiFID
2 3 (30.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (30.00%) EMIR