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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 361 386 358
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -28
Contract jobs citing FpML 38 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 18
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£575 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £505 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.02
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
6844 7168 6578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.94% 29.84% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5217 5162 4799
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 66
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 +1 12 £600 +6.66%
FpML
England

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 80 (73.39%) XML
2 55 (50.46%) Finance
3 48 (44.04%) Derivative
4 46 (42.20%) Banking
5 44 (40.37%) SQL
6 39 (35.78%) Investment Banking
7 30 (27.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (25.69%) Business Analysis
9 27 (24.77%) Front Office
10 24 (22.02%) Java
10 24 (22.02%) XSLT
11 21 (19.27%) Fixed Income
12 19 (17.43%) EMIR
13 18 (16.51%) UNIX
14 16 (14.68%) Data Modelling
14 16 (14.68%) Murex
14 16 (14.68%) Subversion
14 16 (14.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 16 (14.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (13.76%) Analytics
16 14 (12.84%) Regression Testing
16 14 (12.84%) Back Office
17 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (11.01%) Oracle
18 12 (11.01%) Middleware
18 12 (11.01%) Project Management
19 11 (10.09%) FIX Protocol
20 10 (9.17%) Solaris
20 10 (9.17%) TIBCO
20 10 (9.17%) Equities

FpML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (7.34%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.42%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.75%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.83%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.92%) JBoss
6 1 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (6.42%) Summit
3 1 (0.92%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.92%) Endur
3 1 (0.92%) Findur
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) DSL
2 1 (0.92%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.83%) Datomic
6 1 (0.92%) DB2
6 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.92%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.92%) QlikView
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Subversion
2 8 (7.34%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.42%) JIRA
4 2 (1.83%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.83%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.92%) CppUnit
General
1 55 (50.46%) Finance
2 46 (42.20%) Banking
3 39 (35.78%) Investment Banking
4 27 (24.77%) Front Office
5 14 (12.84%) Back Office
6 3 (2.75%) Legal
7 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.92%) Games
8 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (63.30%) Analyst
2 46 (42.20%) Business Analyst
3 23 (21.10%) Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Architect
5 8 (7.34%) Data Architect
6 7 (6.42%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.42%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Middleware Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (73.39%) XML
2 24 (22.02%) XSLT
3 12 (11.01%) Middleware
4 11 (10.09%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (7.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 8 (7.34%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (6.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (6.42%) FIXML
6 7 (6.42%) JMS
6 7 (6.42%) STL
7 6 (5.50%) Hibernate
7 6 (5.50%) Spring
8 5 (4.59%) XSD
9 3 (2.75%) SOAP
9 3 (2.75%) XML Messaging
9 3 (2.75%) REST
10 2 (1.83%) Murex MxML
10 2 (1.83%) .NET
11 1 (0.92%) J2EE
11 1 (0.92%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (44.04%) Derivative
2 30 (27.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (19.27%) Fixed Income
4 16 (14.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 10 (9.17%) Equities
6 9 (8.26%) Credit Derivative
7 7 (6.42%) DTCC
8 6 (5.50%) SWIFT
9 5 (4.59%) Reference Data
9 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.75%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.75%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.83%) User Experience
11 2 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.83%) ASIC
12 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.92%) Exotic Derivative
12 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) UNIX
2 10 (9.17%) Solaris
3 9 (8.26%) Windows
4 8 (7.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.69%) Business Analysis
2 16 (14.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (14.68%) Data Modelling
3 15 (13.76%) Analytics
4 14 (12.84%) Regression Testing
5 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (11.01%) Project Management
7 10 (9.17%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.26%) Change Control
9 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.42%) Workflow
10 7 (6.42%) TDD
10 7 (6.42%) Migration
10 7 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.42%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (5.50%) Data Mapping
11 6 (5.50%) Test Scripting
11 6 (5.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.37%) SQL
2 24 (22.02%) Java
3 8 (7.34%) C++
4 7 (6.42%) VC++
5 3 (2.75%) XPath
5 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.75%) Perl
6 2 (1.83%) C#
6 2 (1.83%) Python
6 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.92%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.92%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) ISEB
2 3 (2.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.43%) EMIR
2 7 (6.42%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (6.42%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.92%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.83%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Murex
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle
3 10 (9.17%) TIBCO
4 9 (8.26%) Sybase
4 9 (8.26%) IBM
5 7 (6.42%) Calypso
5 7 (6.42%) Tradeweb
6 6 (5.50%) HP
7 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.75%) OpenLink
8 3 (2.75%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.83%) Altova
9 2 (1.83%) BMC
10 1 (0.92%) SmartStream
10 1 (0.92%) Microgen
10 1 (0.92%) Palantir