The table below looks at the statistics for FpML skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FpML over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 183 207 215
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Contract jobs citing FpML 16 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.28% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.94% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1752 2124 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.76% 29.50% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1610 1631
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

FpML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FpML across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FpML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FpML
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FpML across the City of London region.

FpML Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

FpML
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FpML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FpML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FpML.

1 17 (70.83%) XML
2 14 (58.33%) Banking
3 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Derivative
4 12 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 10 (41.67%) EMIR
6 9 (37.50%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) Fixed Income
8 6 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (25.00%) Project Management
9 5 (20.83%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 4 (16.67%) DTCC
10 4 (16.67%) XSLT
10 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 4 (16.67%) Back Office
11 3 (12.50%) Front Office
11 3 (12.50%) FIXML
11 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 3 (12.50%) TDD
11 3 (12.50%) Spring
11 3 (12.50%) XSD
11 3 (12.50%) Sybase
11 3 (12.50%) ISEB
11 3 (12.50%) Java
11 3 (12.50%) JMS
11 3 (12.50%) Murex
11 3 (12.50%) JIRA

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FpML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FpML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
1 1 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 14 (58.33%) Banking
2 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 12 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (16.67%) Back Office
5 3 (12.50%) Front Office
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) XSLT
3 3 (12.50%) FIXML
3 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) XSD
3 3 (12.50%) JMS
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
5 1 (4.17%) JTA
5 1 (4.17%) XSL
5 1 (4.17%) JTS
5 1 (4.17%) XBRL
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) MXML
5 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Derivative
2 6 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 6 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (16.67%) DTCC
4 3 (12.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (8.33%) SWIFT
5 2 (8.33%) User Experience
6 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
6 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (4.17%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) EMIR
2 5 (20.83%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (4.17%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Sybase
1 3 (12.50%) Murex
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Fidessa
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