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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 555 526 495
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -31
Contract jobs citing FpML 36 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.082% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 11
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£525 £625 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £560 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £775 £605
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
13882 13695 11708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.38% 27.55% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9144 9096 7485
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 201 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +10 36 £525 -16.00% 5
FpML
UK

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 40 (66.67%) XML
2 36 (60.00%) Derivative
3 30 (50.00%) Finance
4 29 (48.33%) SQL
5 24 (40.00%) Front Office
6 23 (38.33%) Banking
7 22 (36.67%) Business Analysis
8 21 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (30.00%) Investment Banking
10 16 (26.67%) Credit Derivative
11 13 (21.67%) Murex
12 12 (20.00%) Java
12 12 (20.00%) Workflow
13 11 (18.33%) Back Office
13 11 (18.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 11 (18.33%) EMIR
14 10 (16.67%) Tradeweb
15 9 (15.00%) Fixed Income
15 9 (15.00%) .NET
15 9 (15.00%) Oracle
15 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
16 8 (13.33%) IBM
16 8 (13.33%) Middleware
16 8 (13.33%) C#
16 8 (13.33%) JIRA
16 8 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
16 8 (13.33%) Analytics
17 7 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
18 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (10.00%) UNIX

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (6.67%) MQSeries
1 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.67%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) DTS
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.67%) ERwin
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 24 (40.00%) Front Office
3 23 (38.33%) Banking
4 18 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 11 (18.33%) Back Office
6 4 (6.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Analyst
2 33 (55.00%) Business Analyst
3 16 (26.67%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Middleware Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) RAD Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (66.67%) XML
2 9 (15.00%) .NET
3 8 (13.33%) Middleware
3 8 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (8.33%) XSLT
5 4 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (6.67%) Rendezvous
5 4 (6.67%) MFC
5 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.67%) FIXML
5 4 (6.67%) STL
6 1 (1.67%) HTML
6 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.67%) SOAP
6 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (60.00%) Derivative
2 21 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (26.67%) Credit Derivative
4 11 (18.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 9 (15.00%) Fixed Income
6 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (8.33%) Reference Data
7 5 (8.33%) Equities
8 4 (6.67%) ASIC
9 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
10 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
10 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (1.67%) DTCC
11 1 (1.67%) Swaptions
11 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) UNIX
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Business Analysis
2 12 (20.00%) Workflow
3 8 (13.33%) Analytics
4 6 (10.00%) Greeks
4 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) RUP
6 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Test Management
8 2 (3.33%) Fund Management
8 2 (3.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) Java
3 8 (13.33%) C#
4 4 (6.67%) C++
4 4 (6.67%) VBA
4 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.33%) C
5 2 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) Scala
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) EMIR
2 6 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (8.33%) QA
4 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.67%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Murex
2 10 (16.67%) Tradeweb
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.33%) IBM
5 5 (8.33%) TIBCO
6 3 (5.00%) Calypso
6 3 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Progress
8 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
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