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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 535 482 517
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +35
Contract jobs citing FpML 35 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 41
Average daily rate
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£594 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £590 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
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
13745 13229 13967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.84% 28.44% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8985 8596 8674
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 276 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -22 34 £600 +14.28% 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
FpML
UK

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 55 (73.33%) XML
2 48 (64.00%) Finance
3 45 (60.00%) Derivative
4 43 (57.33%) Banking
5 36 (48.00%) Investment Banking
6 25 (33.33%) SQL
7 20 (26.67%) Front Office
8 17 (22.67%) XSLT
9 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
9 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (18.67%) Fixed Income
11 14 (18.67%) Back Office
12 12 (16.00%) Project Management
12 12 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (14.67%) Credit Derivative
13 11 (14.67%) Java
14 10 (13.33%) XML Schema
14 10 (13.33%) FIXML
14 10 (13.33%) EMIR
15 9 (12.00%) QA
15 9 (12.00%) Risk Management
16 8 (10.67%) Subversion
16 8 (10.67%) Reference Data
16 8 (10.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 8 (10.67%) Dodd-Frank
16 8 (10.67%) SWIFT
17 7 (9.33%) Analytics
17 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
17 7 (9.33%) Publishing

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Mule
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.33%) Endur
1 1 (1.33%) Findur
1 1 (1.33%) Summit
1 1 (1.33%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) DSL
2 1 (1.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.33%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Subversion
2 4 (5.33%) Maven
2 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.67%) XMLSpy
3 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.67%) JUnit
3 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) RIATest
4 1 (1.33%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.33%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) jMock
General
1 48 (64.00%) Finance
2 43 (57.33%) Banking
3 36 (48.00%) Investment Banking
4 20 (26.67%) Front Office
5 14 (18.67%) Back Office
6 7 (9.33%) Publishing
7 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.67%) Legal
9 1 (1.33%) Games
9 1 (1.33%) Retail
9 1 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (52.00%) Analyst
2 24 (32.00%) Business Analyst
3 18 (24.00%) Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Author
5 7 (9.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Murex Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Murex Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Author
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (73.33%) XML
2 17 (22.67%) XSLT
3 10 (13.33%) XML Schema
3 10 (13.33%) FIXML
4 6 (8.00%) Middleware
4 6 (8.00%) JRules
4 6 (8.00%) Drools
5 5 (6.67%) Spring
5 5 (6.67%) XSD
5 5 (6.67%) STL
6 4 (5.33%) JMS
6 4 (5.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (5.33%) REST
7 3 (4.00%) Murex MxML
7 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.00%) Java EE
7 3 (4.00%) SOAP
8 2 (2.67%) MSMQ
8 2 (2.67%) JTS
8 2 (2.67%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (60.00%) Derivative
2 15 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (18.67%) Fixed Income
4 11 (14.67%) Credit Derivative
5 8 (10.67%) Reference Data
5 8 (10.67%) SWIFT
5 8 (10.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 6 (8.00%) DTCC
7 5 (6.67%) Credit Risk
7 5 (6.67%) Market Risk
8 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.33%) Equities
10 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.33%) Open Source
10 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.33%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
1 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.00%) Project Management
2 12 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (9.33%) Validation
4 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
4 7 (9.33%) Analytics
5 6 (8.00%) Business Transformation
5 6 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (8.00%) Wealth Management
6 5 (6.67%) Migration
6 5 (6.67%) UML
6 5 (6.67%) Risk Analytics
7 4 (5.33%) OO
7 4 (5.33%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.33%) TDD
8 3 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (14.67%) Java
3 5 (6.67%) C++
4 4 (5.33%) VBA
4 4 (5.33%) VC++
5 3 (4.00%) XPath
5 3 (4.00%) C#
5 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.33%) VBScript
6 1 (1.33%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) ISEB
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) EMIR
2 9 (12.00%) QA
3 8 (10.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (4.00%) Basel III
5 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.33%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Murex
2 6 (8.00%) ION Trading
3 5 (6.67%) Fidessa
3 5 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.67%) Bloomberg
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (5.33%) Tradeweb
5 3 (4.00%) OpenLink
5 3 (4.00%) JBoss
6 2 (2.67%) Sybase
6 2 (2.67%) Altova
7 1 (1.33%) Microgen
7 1 (1.33%) SmartStream
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Calypso
7 1 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.33%) Sun
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