The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 541 528 481
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -47
Contract jobs citing FpML 31 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.074% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 15
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£525 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £528 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FpML
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 31 £525 -10.63% 6
FpML
UK

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 50 (73.53%) XML
2 38 (55.88%) Finance
3 36 (52.94%) Derivative
4 29 (42.65%) SQL
4 29 (42.65%) Banking
5 27 (39.71%) Front Office
6 25 (36.76%) Investment Banking
7 24 (35.29%) Business Analysis
8 22 (32.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (27.94%) Java
10 18 (26.47%) Credit Derivative
11 17 (25.00%) Murex
12 13 (19.12%) UNIX
12 13 (19.12%) Workflow
13 12 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
14 11 (16.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 11 (16.18%) Back Office
15 10 (14.71%) XSLT
15 10 (14.71%) Tradeweb
15 10 (14.71%) Analytics
15 10 (14.71%) EMIR
16 9 (13.24%) JIRA
16 9 (13.24%) Solaris
16 9 (13.24%) IBM
16 9 (13.24%) Middleware
16 9 (13.24%) Fixed Income
17 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
17 8 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
17 8 (11.76%) Change Control
17 8 (11.76%) Greeks

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.41%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.94%) Summit
3 1 (1.47%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) MS Access
2 2 (2.94%) DTS
2 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 29 (42.65%) Banking
3 27 (39.71%) Front Office
4 25 (36.76%) Investment Banking
5 11 (16.18%) Back Office
6 5 (7.35%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Analyst
2 36 (52.94%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Middleware Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (2.94%) RAD Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) FX Test Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (73.53%) XML
2 12 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (14.71%) XSLT
4 9 (13.24%) Middleware
5 8 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 8 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (8.82%) .NET
7 5 (7.35%) FIXML
8 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.94%) Spring
8 2 (2.94%) Murex MxML
8 2 (2.94%) JMS
9 1 (1.47%) Rendezvous
9 1 (1.47%) J2EE
9 1 (1.47%) MFC
9 1 (1.47%) STL
9 1 (1.47%) HTML
9 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.47%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (52.94%) Derivative
2 22 (32.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (26.47%) Credit Derivative
4 11 (16.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 9 (13.24%) Fixed Income
6 7 (10.29%) Equities
7 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
8 3 (4.41%) SWIFT
8 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.94%) Reference Data
9 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.47%) DTCC
10 1 (1.47%) Swaptions
10 1 (1.47%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) UNIX
2 9 (13.24%) Solaris
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Business Analysis
2 13 (19.12%) Workflow
3 10 (14.71%) Analytics
4 8 (11.76%) Change Control
4 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (11.76%) Greeks
5 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.29%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.88%) Test Management
7 4 (5.88%) RUP
7 4 (5.88%) Migration
7 4 (5.88%) System Testing
8 3 (4.41%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.94%) BPR
9 2 (2.94%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (2.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.65%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) VBA
5 2 (2.94%) Python
5 2 (2.94%) Perl
5 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.94%) C
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) ISEB
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) EMIR
2 7 (10.29%) QA
3 4 (5.88%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Murex
2 10 (14.71%) Tradeweb
3 9 (13.24%) IBM
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle
5 5 (7.35%) Calypso
6 4 (5.88%) HP
6 4 (5.88%) TIBCO
7 3 (4.41%) Sybase
8 2 (2.94%) Progress
9 1 (1.47%) BMC
9 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
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