The first table below looks at the demand for FpML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FpML over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 516 491 522
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +31
Contract jobs citing FpML 41 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.072% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 24
Average daily rate £575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £455 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £572 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13748 11579 14356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.77% 26.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9003 7377 8666
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 338 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
FpML
UK

FpML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FpML Jobs Demand Trend in England

FpML
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FpML Daily Rate Trend in England

FpML
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FpML across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in England

FpML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FpML within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 41 £575 +4.54% 7
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
FpML
UK

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 39 (60.00%) XML
1 39 (60.00%) Banking
2 37 (56.92%) Derivative
3 33 (50.77%) Investment Banking
3 33 (50.77%) Finance
4 19 (29.23%) SQL
4 19 (29.23%) Front Office
5 15 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (16.92%) Java
6 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Credit Derivative
7 10 (15.38%) QA
7 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 10 (15.38%) Project Management
8 9 (13.85%) FIXML
8 9 (13.85%) VBA
8 9 (13.85%) Fixed Income
9 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
9 8 (12.31%) Middleware
10 7 (10.77%) JMS
10 7 (10.77%) XML Schema
10 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
10 7 (10.77%) Windows
10 7 (10.77%) Back Office
10 7 (10.77%) EMIR
11 6 (9.23%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (9.23%) Business Transformation
11 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
11 6 (9.23%) Wealth Management

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Confluence
4 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) DSL
2 3 (4.62%) LDAP
3 1 (1.54%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Subversion
1 4 (6.15%) Maven
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) JUnit
2 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) RIATest
3 1 (1.54%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.54%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.54%) jMock
General
1 39 (60.00%) Banking
2 33 (50.77%) Finance
2 33 (50.77%) Investment Banking
3 19 (29.23%) Front Office
4 7 (10.77%) Back Office
5 5 (7.69%) Publishing
6 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
7 1 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Analyst
2 23 (35.38%) Business Analyst
3 15 (23.08%) Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Author
5 8 (12.31%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.23%) C++ Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Murex Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Murex Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Data Modeller
9 2 (3.08%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.00%) XML
2 9 (13.85%) FIXML
3 8 (12.31%) Middleware
4 7 (10.77%) JMS
4 7 (10.77%) XML Schema
5 6 (9.23%) XSLT
5 6 (9.23%) ATL
5 6 (9.23%) STL
5 6 (9.23%) JRules
5 6 (9.23%) Drools
6 4 (6.15%) Spring
6 4 (6.15%) J2EE
7 3 (4.62%) Murex MxML
8 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.08%) Java EE
8 2 (3.08%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.54%) Web Services
9 1 (1.54%) JTS
9 1 (1.54%) XBRL
9 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 37 (56.92%) Derivative
2 15 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (15.38%) Credit Derivative
4 9 (13.85%) Fixed Income
5 6 (9.23%) Reference Data
6 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (6.15%) SWIFT
8 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk
9 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.54%) Equities
10 1 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.54%) DTCC
10 1 (1.54%) Wiki
10 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) UNIX
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 10 (15.38%) Project Management
3 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
4 6 (9.23%) OOD
4 6 (9.23%) OOP
4 6 (9.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (9.23%) Wealth Management
4 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
4 6 (9.23%) Business Transformation
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) UML
6 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.15%) User Stories
7 3 (4.62%) Analytics
7 3 (4.62%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.08%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Use Case
8 2 (3.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) Java
3 9 (13.85%) VBA
4 6 (9.23%) C#
4 6 (9.23%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
5 1 (1.54%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) ISEB
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) IIBA
2 3 (4.62%) CBAP
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
2 7 (10.77%) EMIR
3 6 (9.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (6.15%) Basel III
5 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Murex
3 4 (6.15%) Fidessa
3 4 (6.15%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.62%) ION Trading
4 3 (4.62%) BEA
5 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.08%) JBoss
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) Sybase
6 1 (1.54%) Calypso
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