The table below looks at the statistics for FpML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FpML over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
England / London
Rank 372 379 391
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing FpML 25 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.59% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 19
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £695 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6682 6777 6404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.99% 31.60% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5043 5011 4718
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £26.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

FpML
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing FpML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FpML Jobs Demand Trend in London

FpML
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FpML across the London region.

FpML Daily Rate Trend in London

FpML
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FpML across the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in London

FpML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FpML within the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 10 £525 -4.54%
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
FpML
England

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FpML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for FpML.

1 31 (59.62%) MiFID
2 27 (51.92%) FIX Protocol
2 27 (51.92%) Finance
3 22 (42.31%) Fixed Income
3 22 (42.31%) XML
4 20 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (38.46%) Derivative
4 20 (38.46%) Business Analysis
5 19 (36.54%) Reference Data
6 18 (34.62%) SQL
7 17 (32.69%) Banking
7 17 (32.69%) EMIR
8 15 (28.85%) Equities
9 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (23.08%) Java
11 10 (19.23%) Front Office
11 10 (19.23%) QA
11 10 (19.23%) Test Strategy
12 9 (17.31%) OTC Derivatives
12 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (17.31%) HTML
12 9 (17.31%) Linux
13 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
13 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
13 8 (15.38%) Low Latency
14 7 (13.46%) DTCC
14 7 (13.46%) Degree
14 7 (13.46%) XSD
14 7 (13.46%) ASIC
14 7 (13.46%) DSL

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) GemFire
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Qpid
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) Lightstreamer
2 2 (3.85%) WebORB
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (1.92%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (3.85%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) DSL
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Maven
2 3 (5.77%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) ERwin
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Banking
3 10 (19.23%) Front Office
4 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 7 (13.46%) Back Office
6 6 (11.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Business Analyst
2 27 (51.92%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Architect
6 8 (15.38%) Report Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
8 6 (11.54%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) Senior Reporting Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Data Architect
9 5 (9.62%) Front Office Business Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
10 4 (7.69%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) FIX Protocol
2 22 (42.31%) XML
3 9 (17.31%) HTML
4 7 (13.46%) Middleware
4 7 (13.46%) XSD
5 4 (7.69%) FIXML
5 4 (7.69%) HTML5
5 4 (7.69%) XSLT
6 3 (5.77%) .NET
6 3 (5.77%) CSS
6 3 (5.77%) CSS3
6 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.77%) JMS
6 3 (5.77%) jQuery
6 3 (5.77%) Spring
6 3 (5.77%) Spring Batch
6 3 (5.77%) Spring Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Kafka
7 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.85%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Fixed Income
2 20 (38.46%) Derivative
2 20 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (36.54%) Reference Data
4 15 (28.85%) Equities
5 9 (17.31%) OTC Derivatives
6 7 (13.46%) ASIC
6 7 (13.46%) DTCC
7 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.62%) SWIFT
9 4 (7.69%) Taxonomies
10 1 (1.92%) Fintech
10 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 10 (19.23%) Test Strategy
3 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Low Latency
5 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.62%) Presales
6 5 (9.62%) Product Management
6 5 (9.62%) SDLC
7 4 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (7.69%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) Use Case
8 3 (5.77%) Analytics
8 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
8 3 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) SOA
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.85%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.85%) Defensive Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (59.62%) MiFID
2 17 (32.69%) EMIR
3 10 (19.23%) QA
4 3 (5.77%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (5.77%) ISO20022
5 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Bloomberg
2 5 (9.62%) Fidessa
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.92%) Murex