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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 126 185 200
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +15
Contract jobs citing FpML 17 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.099% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Average daily rate £550 £560 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FpML
London

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
965 1537 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.29% 30.30% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 1245 1288
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -33.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 21 (95.45%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) XML
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) Fixed Income
3 13 (59.09%) Derivative
4 12 (54.55%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (54.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 11 (50.00%) Banking
6 10 (45.45%) Data Modelling
7 9 (40.91%) FIXML
7 9 (40.91%) Equities
8 8 (36.36%) Front Office
8 8 (36.36%) UML
9 7 (31.82%) Middleware
9 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
10 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
10 6 (27.27%) XML Schema
11 5 (22.73%) Murex
11 5 (22.73%) Web Services
11 5 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (22.73%) Data Governance
12 4 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
12 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
12 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (18.18%) QA
12 4 (18.18%) JIRA
12 4 (18.18%) HP
12 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg
13 3 (13.64%) SunGard

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Front Arena
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.64%) OLTP
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (95.45%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 11 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 8 (36.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Front Arena Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) XML
2 12 (54.55%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (40.91%) FIXML
4 7 (31.82%) Middleware
5 6 (27.27%) XML Schema
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (13.64%) XSD
8 2 (9.09%) XSLT
9 1 (4.55%) Akka
9 1 (4.55%) JMS
9 1 (4.55%) JSON
9 1 (4.55%) REST
9 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Derivative
1 13 (59.09%) Fixed Income
2 12 (54.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (40.91%) Equities
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (13.64%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (13.64%) Hedge funds
4 3 (13.64%) SWIFT
5 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Solaris
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Data Modelling
2 8 (36.36%) UML
3 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Data Governance
5 5 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Investment Management
7 3 (13.64%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) Data Management
8 1 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) MapReduce
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.55%) SOA
8 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CBAP
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO20022
3 2 (9.09%) MiFID
4 1 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (4.55%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Murex
2 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) SunGard
4 1 (4.55%) ION Trading
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
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