Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for FIXML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FIXML over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial Information Exchange Markup Language (FIXML)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 - 255
Rank change year-on-year - +255 -23
Contract jobs citing FIXML 2 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.064% - 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% - 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £623 - £600
Central London median daily rate £623 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

FIXML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,057 2,437 2,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.71% 37.99% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 1,949 2,199
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £383 £413 £365
90th Percentile £675 £675 £673
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £505
% change year-on-year - +3.96% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +115.39% -12.51%
10th Percentile £24.50 £31.48 £21.08
90th Percentile £57.50 £69.25 £58.23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -11.50%

FIXML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing FIXML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for FIXML in the City of London

FIXML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing FIXML in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for FIXML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing FIXML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for FIXML.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) FpML
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) Swaptions
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) NumPy
1 2 (100.00%) Pandas

FIXML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) FpML
1 2 (100.00%) NumPy
1 2 (100.00%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Swaptions
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL