The table below looks at the statistics for FpML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FpML over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 373 366 347
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing FpML 25 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 7
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FpML
England

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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FpML across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FpML within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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
City of London +12 7 £560 -13.84% 1
FpML
England

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 65 (71.43%) XML
2 41 (45.05%) Finance
2 41 (45.05%) Banking
3 35 (38.46%) SQL
4 34 (37.36%) Investment Banking
5 33 (36.26%) Derivative
6 31 (34.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (27.47%) Business Analysis
8 22 (24.18%) Front Office
8 22 (24.18%) Java
9 19 (20.88%) Murex
10 18 (19.78%) UNIX
11 17 (18.68%) EMIR
12 13 (14.29%) Fixed Income
13 12 (13.19%) Middleware
13 12 (13.19%) XSLT
14 11 (12.09%) Subversion
14 11 (12.09%) Analytics
14 11 (12.09%) JIRA
15 10 (10.99%) FIX Protocol
15 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (10.99%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (10.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 10 (10.99%) Equities
15 10 (10.99%) FIXML
15 10 (10.99%) Project Management
15 10 (10.99%) Solaris
16 9 (9.89%) Sybase
16 9 (9.89%) HP

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (8.79%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.20%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (1.10%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (7.69%) Summit
3 1 (1.10%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) DSL
2 1 (1.10%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) Datomic
4 1 (1.10%) QlikView
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.10%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Subversion
1 11 (12.09%) JIRA
2 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.20%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.10%) CppUnit
General
1 41 (45.05%) Finance
1 41 (45.05%) Banking
2 34 (37.36%) Investment Banking
3 22 (24.18%) Front Office
4 6 (6.59%) Back Office
5 3 (3.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (65.93%) Analyst
2 39 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Architect
5 9 (9.89%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.59%) Middleware Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Business Data Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Middleware Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (71.43%) XML
2 12 (13.19%) Middleware
2 12 (13.19%) XSLT
3 10 (10.99%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (10.99%) FIXML
4 8 (8.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (8.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 7 (7.69%) JMS
6 6 (6.59%) Hibernate
6 6 (6.59%) Spring
7 3 (3.30%) XML Messaging
8 2 (2.20%) STL
8 2 (2.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.20%) Murex MxML
9 1 (1.10%) MXML
9 1 (1.10%) Java SE
9 1 (1.10%) JDBC
9 1 (1.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (36.26%) Derivative
2 31 (34.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 10 (10.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 10 (10.99%) Equities
5 9 (9.89%) Credit Derivative
6 6 (6.59%) Client/Server
7 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.40%) Reference Data
9 3 (3.30%) DTCC
10 2 (2.20%) ASIC
10 2 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.20%) SWIFT
10 2 (2.20%) User Experience
11 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) UNIX
2 10 (10.99%) Solaris
3 8 (8.79%) Linux
4 4 (4.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Business Analysis
2 11 (12.09%) Analytics
3 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.99%) Project Management
4 9 (9.89%) Data Modelling
4 9 (9.89%) Regression Testing
5 8 (8.79%) Change Control
6 7 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (7.69%) TDD
6 7 (7.69%) Workflow
7 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.49%) Test Management
8 5 (5.49%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.49%) Greeks
8 5 (5.49%) System Testing
9 4 (4.40%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.40%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.46%) SQL
2 22 (24.18%) Java
3 3 (3.30%) Perl
3 3 (3.30%) C++
4 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.20%) C
4 2 (2.20%) VC++
4 2 (2.20%) Python
5 1 (1.10%) RPG IV
5 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.10%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) EMIR
2 6 (6.59%) QA
3 5 (5.49%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Murex
2 9 (9.89%) Sybase
2 9 (9.89%) HP
2 9 (9.89%) IBM
3 8 (8.79%) Calypso
3 8 (8.79%) TIBCO
4 6 (6.59%) Oracle
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.40%) Tradeweb
6 2 (2.20%) BMC