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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 530 507 490
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Contract jobs citing FpML 25 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.061% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 8
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £580
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
12559 12177 11793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.17% 27.36% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8538 7823 7618
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 257 321
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 January 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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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 25 £550 -4.34% 7
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - - 4
FpML
UK

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 67 (71.28%) XML
2 43 (45.74%) Finance
3 42 (44.68%) Banking
4 37 (39.36%) SQL
5 35 (37.23%) Investment Banking
5 35 (37.23%) Derivative
6 32 (34.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (28.72%) Business Analysis
8 24 (25.53%) Front Office
9 22 (23.40%) Java
10 20 (21.28%) Murex
11 18 (19.15%) UNIX
12 17 (18.09%) EMIR
13 14 (14.89%) Fixed Income
14 13 (13.83%) XSLT
15 12 (12.77%) Middleware
15 12 (12.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 12 (12.77%) Subversion
16 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (11.70%) Project Management
16 11 (11.70%) Analytics
16 11 (11.70%) JIRA
17 10 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
17 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
17 10 (10.64%) FIXML
17 10 (10.64%) Solaris
17 10 (10.64%) Credit Derivative
17 10 (10.64%) Equities
17 10 (10.64%) Regression Testing

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.45%) MQSeries
3 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.13%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (1.06%) Confluence
5 1 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.06%) JBoss
5 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (7.45%) Summit
3 1 (1.06%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) DSL
2 1 (1.06%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.13%) Datomic
5 1 (1.06%) QlikView
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.06%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.06%) DB2
5 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Subversion
2 11 (11.70%) JIRA
3 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.13%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.06%) CppUnit
General
1 43 (45.74%) Finance
2 42 (44.68%) Banking
3 35 (37.23%) Investment Banking
4 24 (25.53%) Front Office
5 8 (8.51%) Back Office
6 3 (3.19%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (65.96%) Analyst
2 41 (43.62%) Business Analyst
3 16 (17.02%) Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Middleware Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Business Data Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Middleware Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.19%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (71.28%) XML
2 13 (13.83%) XSLT
3 12 (12.77%) Middleware
4 10 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (10.64%) FIXML
5 8 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (8.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 7 (7.45%) JMS
7 6 (6.38%) Hibernate
7 6 (6.38%) Spring
8 3 (3.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (3.19%) XML Messaging
8 3 (3.19%) STL
9 2 (2.13%) Murex MxML
10 1 (1.06%) MXML
10 1 (1.06%) Java SE
10 1 (1.06%) J2EE
10 1 (1.06%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (37.23%) Derivative
2 32 (34.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (14.89%) Fixed Income
4 12 (12.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 10 (10.64%) Credit Derivative
5 10 (10.64%) Equities
6 6 (6.38%) Client/Server
7 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.26%) Reference Data
9 3 (3.19%) DTCC
10 2 (2.13%) ASIC
10 2 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.13%) SWIFT
10 2 (2.13%) User Experience
11 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) UNIX
2 10 (10.64%) Solaris
3 8 (8.51%) Linux
4 5 (5.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Business Analysis
2 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.70%) Project Management
2 11 (11.70%) Analytics
3 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (10.64%) Regression Testing
4 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
5 8 (8.51%) Workflow
5 8 (8.51%) Change Control
6 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.45%) TDD
7 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.32%) Test Management
8 5 (5.32%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.32%) System Testing
8 5 (5.32%) Greeks
9 4 (4.26%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.36%) SQL
2 22 (23.40%) Java
3 4 (4.26%) C++
4 3 (3.19%) Perl
4 3 (3.19%) VC++
5 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.13%) Python
5 2 (2.13%) C
6 1 (1.06%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.06%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) ISEB
2 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) EMIR
2 7 (7.45%) QA
3 5 (5.32%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Murex
2 9 (9.57%) Sybase
2 9 (9.57%) HP
2 9 (9.57%) IBM
3 8 (8.51%) Calypso
3 8 (8.51%) TIBCO
4 7 (7.45%) Oracle
5 5 (5.32%) Tradeweb
6 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.13%) BMC
8 1 (1.06%) Palantir