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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 558 527 523
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Contract jobs citing FpML 31 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.099% 0.100%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 38
Average daily rate
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£525 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 30 £518 -10.00% 4
South East -19 1 £525 +75.00%
FpML
UK

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (66.67%) XML
2 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 35 (53.03%) SQL
3 31 (46.97%) Derivative
4 30 (45.45%) Banking
5 23 (34.85%) Investment Banking
6 22 (33.33%) Front Office
7 19 (28.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (25.76%) Oracle
9 14 (21.21%) Fixed Income
9 14 (21.21%) JIRA
10 12 (18.18%) EMIR
10 12 (18.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 12 (18.18%) .NET
10 12 (18.18%) Java
11 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
12 10 (15.15%) C#
12 10 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (13.64%) QA
13 9 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (13.64%) SDLC
13 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
13 9 (13.64%) TIBCO
13 9 (13.64%) Credit Derivative
13 9 (13.64%) Equities
13 9 (13.64%) Back Office
13 9 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (12.12%) Workflow

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (7.58%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (6.06%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (4.55%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.52%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (4.55%) DB2
4 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.03%) MS Access
5 2 (3.03%) DTS
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.52%) OLTP
6 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) JIRA
2 6 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
3 2 (3.03%) ERwin
3 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
4 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
General
1 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 30 (45.45%) Banking
3 23 (34.85%) Investment Banking
4 22 (33.33%) Front Office
5 9 (13.64%) Back Office
6 5 (7.58%) Legal
7 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
8 2 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Analyst
2 27 (40.91%) Business Analyst
3 24 (36.36%) Developer
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Data Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Technical Business Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.58%) C++ Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Architect
8 4 (6.06%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) TIBCO Developer
9 3 (4.55%) TIBCO Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Database Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (66.67%) XML
2 12 (18.18%) .NET
3 10 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (10.61%) Middleware
5 5 (7.58%) FIXML
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.06%) Rendezvous
6 4 (6.06%) MFC
6 4 (6.06%) STL
7 3 (4.55%) HTML
7 3 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (3.03%) JMS
8 2 (3.03%) CSS
8 2 (3.03%) HTML5
8 2 (3.03%) Ultra Messaging
9 1 (1.52%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (1.52%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.52%) WCF
9 1 (1.52%) WPF
9 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) Derivative
2 19 (28.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (21.21%) Fixed Income
4 9 (13.64%) Equities
4 9 (13.64%) Credit Derivative
5 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (9.09%) Reference Data
7 5 (7.58%) DTCC
8 4 (6.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (6.06%) ASIC
9 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
9 3 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (4.55%) SWIFT
10 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
10 2 (3.03%) Market Risk
11 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) UNIX
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
3 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
3 9 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (13.64%) SDLC
4 8 (12.12%) Asset Management
4 8 (12.12%) Workflow
5 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.61%) Analytics
6 6 (9.09%) Greeks
6 6 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 6 (9.09%) RUP
7 5 (7.58%) ETL
7 5 (7.58%) BPR
7 5 (7.58%) Fund Management
7 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) DSDM
8 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) SQL
2 12 (18.18%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) C#
4 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.58%) C++
5 5 (7.58%) VBA
6 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) EMIR
1 12 (18.18%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (13.64%) QA
3 5 (7.58%) MiFID
4 1 (1.52%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) TIBCO
3 8 (12.12%) Murex
4 5 (7.58%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Sybase
5 4 (6.06%) Tradeweb
5 4 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Currenex
6 2 (3.03%) Progress
7 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.52%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.52%) LANSA
7 1 (1.52%) Actimize
7 1 (1.52%) Solace
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago