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 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 377 355 372
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing FpML 34 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.78% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 41
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £428 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £593 £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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7263 7580 7539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.76% 31.27% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5169 5471 5259
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 80 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 July 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 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
City of London +4 9 £550 +4.76%
FpML
England

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 54 (72.97%) XML
2 47 (63.51%) Finance
3 45 (60.81%) Derivative
4 42 (56.76%) Banking
5 36 (48.65%) Investment Banking
6 25 (33.78%) SQL
7 20 (27.03%) Front Office
8 17 (22.97%) XSLT
9 16 (21.62%) Data Modelling
9 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (18.92%) Fixed Income
10 14 (18.92%) Back Office
10 14 (18.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (16.22%) Project Management
11 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (14.86%) Credit Derivative
12 11 (14.86%) Java
13 10 (13.51%) XML Schema
14 9 (12.16%) FIXML
14 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
14 9 (12.16%) QA
14 9 (12.16%) EMIR
15 8 (10.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 8 (10.81%) Reference Data
15 8 (10.81%) SWIFT
15 8 (10.81%) Subversion
16 7 (9.46%) Publishing
16 7 (9.46%) Validation
16 7 (9.46%) DSL
16 7 (9.46%) Murex

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (4.05%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) Mule
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.35%) Endur
1 1 (1.35%) Findur
1 1 (1.35%) Summit
1 1 (1.35%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) DSL
2 1 (1.35%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.35%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.35%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Subversion
2 4 (5.41%) Maven
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.70%) XMLSpy
3 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.70%) JUnit
3 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) RIATest
4 1 (1.35%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.35%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) jMock
General
1 47 (63.51%) Finance
2 42 (56.76%) Banking
3 36 (48.65%) Investment Banking
4 20 (27.03%) Front Office
5 14 (18.92%) Back Office
6 7 (9.46%) Publishing
7 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.70%) Legal
9 1 (1.35%) Games
9 1 (1.35%) Retail
9 1 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Analyst
2 23 (31.08%) Business Analyst
3 18 (24.32%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Author
5 7 (9.46%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Murex Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Murex Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Middleware Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Author
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (72.97%) XML
2 17 (22.97%) XSLT
3 10 (13.51%) XML Schema
4 9 (12.16%) FIXML
5 6 (8.11%) Middleware
5 6 (8.11%) JRules
5 6 (8.11%) Drools
6 5 (6.76%) Spring
6 5 (6.76%) XSD
6 5 (6.76%) STL
7 4 (5.41%) JMS
7 4 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (5.41%) REST
8 3 (4.05%) Murex MxML
8 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.05%) Java EE
8 3 (4.05%) SOAP
9 2 (2.70%) MSMQ
9 2 (2.70%) JTS
9 2 (2.70%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (60.81%) Derivative
2 14 (18.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (18.92%) Fixed Income
3 11 (14.86%) Credit Derivative
4 8 (10.81%) Reference Data
4 8 (10.81%) SWIFT
4 8 (10.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 6 (8.11%) DTCC
6 5 (6.76%) Credit Risk
6 5 (6.76%) Market Risk
7 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.35%) Equities
9 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.35%) Open Source
9 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.35%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Data Modelling
1 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) Project Management
2 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
4 7 (9.46%) Validation
4 7 (9.46%) Data Analysis
4 7 (9.46%) Analytics
5 6 (8.11%) Business Transformation
5 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (8.11%) Wealth Management
6 5 (6.76%) Migration
6 5 (6.76%) Risk Analytics
7 4 (5.41%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.41%) TDD
7 4 (5.41%) UML
7 4 (5.41%) OO
8 3 (4.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) Java
3 5 (6.76%) C++
4 4 (5.41%) VBA
4 4 (5.41%) VC++
5 3 (4.05%) XPath
5 3 (4.05%) C#
5 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.35%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) Perl
6 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) ISEB
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
1 9 (12.16%) EMIR
2 7 (9.46%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (4.05%) Basel III
4 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.35%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Murex
2 6 (8.11%) ION Trading
3 5 (6.76%) Fidessa
3 5 (6.76%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.76%) Bloomberg
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) Tradeweb
5 3 (4.05%) OpenLink
5 3 (4.05%) JBoss
6 2 (2.70%) Sybase
6 2 (2.70%) Altova
7 1 (1.35%) Microgen
7 1 (1.35%) SmartStream
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) Calypso
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.35%) Sun
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Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago