Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 November 2017 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 - 601
Rank change year-on-year - +601 +5
Contract jobs citing FIXML 4 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.009% - 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.023% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
London median daily rate £513 - £450
10th Percentile £479 - £313
90th Percentile £536 - £625
England median daily rate £525 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17269 15562 15183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.40% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 11655 11304
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 72 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

FIXML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing FIXML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for FIXML in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FIXML in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for FIXML in London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the London region with a requirement for FIXML.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) FpML
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 20022
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) MiFID
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) FpML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 20022
1 1 (25.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft