The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 368 358 375
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing FpML 44 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 24
Average daily rate £600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £455 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £572 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
FpML
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 6 £663 +20.45% 5
FpML
England

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 42 (61.76%) XML
1 42 (61.76%) Banking
2 40 (58.82%) Derivative
3 36 (52.94%) Investment Banking
4 34 (50.00%) Finance
5 19 (27.94%) SQL
5 19 (27.94%) Front Office
6 15 (22.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (17.65%) Project Management
8 11 (16.18%) Java
8 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (14.71%) Credit Derivative
9 10 (14.71%) QA
9 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
10 9 (13.24%) FIXML
10 9 (13.24%) VBA
10 9 (13.24%) Fixed Income
11 8 (11.76%) EMIR
11 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 8 (11.76%) Middleware
12 7 (10.29%) JMS
12 7 (10.29%) XML Schema
12 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
12 7 (10.29%) Windows
12 7 (10.29%) Back Office
12 7 (10.29%) Dodd-Frank
13 6 (8.82%) Business Transformation
13 6 (8.82%) Wealth Management
13 6 (8.82%) Reference Data

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) DSL
2 3 (4.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.47%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Maven
1 4 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.47%) jMock
3 1 (1.47%) RIATest
General
1 42 (61.76%) Banking
2 36 (52.94%) Investment Banking
3 34 (50.00%) Finance
4 19 (27.94%) Front Office
5 7 (10.29%) Back Office
6 5 (7.35%) Publishing
7 2 (2.94%) Legal
7 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Analyst
2 23 (33.82%) Business Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Author
6 6 (8.82%) C++ Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Murex Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Murex Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) XML
2 9 (13.24%) FIXML
3 8 (11.76%) Middleware
4 7 (10.29%) JMS
4 7 (10.29%) XML Schema
5 6 (8.82%) Drools
5 6 (8.82%) JRules
5 6 (8.82%) XSLT
5 6 (8.82%) ATL
5 6 (8.82%) STL
6 4 (5.88%) Spring
6 4 (5.88%) J2EE
7 3 (4.41%) Murex MxML
8 2 (2.94%) XML Messaging
8 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.94%) Java EE
8 2 (2.94%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.47%) Web Services
9 1 (1.47%) JTS
9 1 (1.47%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (58.82%) Derivative
2 15 (22.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (14.71%) Credit Derivative
4 9 (13.24%) Fixed Income
5 6 (8.82%) Reference Data
6 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (5.88%) SWIFT
8 3 (4.41%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.47%) DTCC
10 1 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.47%) Wiki
10 1 (1.47%) Equities
10 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Project Management
2 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
4 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) Business Transformation
5 6 (8.82%) Wealth Management
5 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
5 6 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) OOP
5 6 (8.82%) OOD
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.88%) User Stories
7 4 (5.88%) UML
8 3 (4.41%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.41%) Analytics
9 2 (2.94%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.94%) Use Case
9 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) SQL
2 11 (16.18%) Java
3 9 (13.24%) VBA
4 6 (8.82%) C#
4 6 (8.82%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) VBScript
5 1 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) ISEB
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) IIBA
2 3 (4.41%) CBAP
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) QA
2 8 (11.76%) EMIR
3 7 (10.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (5.88%) Basel III
5 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Murex
3 4 (5.88%) Fidessa
3 4 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.41%) BEA
4 3 (4.41%) ION Trading
5 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) Sybase
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) Calypso
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £825 per day
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Rate: £725 - £825 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £675 - £875 per annum
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