The table below looks at the statistics for FpML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FpML over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 584 594 559
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Contract jobs citing FpML 42 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.035% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 17
Average daily rate £531 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £613 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

FpML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FpML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FpML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FpML
Daily Rate Trend

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

FpML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FpML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FpML within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FpML
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FpML within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +31 42 £531 +1.19% 2
England +21 42 £531 +1.19% 2
City of London +47 17 £550 -1.78% 2

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 55 (79.71%) Finance
2 53 (76.81%) XML
3 40 (57.97%) Banking
4 38 (55.07%) SQL
5 34 (49.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (43.48%) Derivative
7 26 (37.68%) Investment Banking
8 24 (34.78%) Equities
9 22 (31.88%) Front Office
10 21 (30.43%) FIX Protocol
11 20 (28.99%) Fixed Income
12 19 (27.54%) QA
13 17 (24.64%) Middleware
13 17 (24.64%) Java
14 16 (23.19%) FIXML
14 16 (23.19%) Data Analysis
15 15 (21.74%) JIRA
16 14 (20.29%) Oracle
16 14 (20.29%) JMS
16 14 (20.29%) Data Modelling
17 13 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
18 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (17.39%) Sybase
19 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (15.94%) Degree
19 11 (15.94%) Corporate Banking
19 11 (15.94%) Web Services
19 11 (15.94%) UML
19 11 (15.94%) Analytics
19 11 (15.94%) Market Risk

FpML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (5.80%) JCAPS
2 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.90%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) GemFire
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Kondor
2 3 (4.35%) Front Arena
3 1 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.45%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) DB2
3 5 (7.25%) OLTP
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Maven
3 2 (2.90%) Ant
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) MagicDraw
4 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.45%) Toad
4 1 (1.45%) XMLSpy
General
1 55 (79.71%) Finance
2 40 (57.97%) Banking
3 26 (37.68%) Investment Banking
4 22 (31.88%) Front Office
5 11 (15.94%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (8.70%) Back Office
7 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (56.52%) Analyst
2 28 (40.58%) Business Analyst
3 19 (27.54%) Developer
4 14 (20.29%) Business IT Analyst
4 14 (20.29%) IT Analyst
4 14 (20.29%) IT Business Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
6 11 (15.94%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 11 (15.94%) IT Risk Analyst
6 11 (15.94%) Risk Analyst
6 11 (15.94%) Risk Business Analyst
7 9 (13.04%) Test Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Middleware Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Architect
9 5 (7.25%) Data Architect
9 5 (7.25%) Report Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) JCAPS Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Pricing Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (76.81%) XML
2 21 (30.43%) FIX Protocol
3 17 (24.64%) Middleware
4 16 (23.19%) FIXML
5 14 (20.29%) JMS
6 11 (15.94%) Web Services
7 9 (13.04%) XML Schema
8 8 (11.59%) Spring
9 5 (7.25%) HTML
10 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
11 3 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (4.35%) XSD
12 2 (2.90%) Rendezvous
12 2 (2.90%) Spring Batch
12 2 (2.90%) Spring Integration
12 2 (2.90%) Spring MVC
12 2 (2.90%) XSLT
13 1 (1.45%) REST
13 1 (1.45%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (49.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (43.48%) Derivative
3 24 (34.78%) Equities
4 20 (28.99%) Fixed Income
5 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (15.94%) Market Risk
7 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (7.25%) SWIFT
8 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
9 3 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (4.35%) Hedge funds
10 2 (2.90%) ASIC
10 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
10 2 (2.90%) Reference Data
11 1 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Unix
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Data Analysis
2 14 (20.29%) Data Modelling
3 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) Analytics
3 11 (15.94%) Greeks
3 11 (15.94%) UML
3 11 (15.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 7 (10.14%) Data Architecture
5 7 (10.14%) Investment Management
5 7 (10.14%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (8.70%) Data Governance
6 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.25%) Change Management
7 5 (7.25%) OO
7 5 (7.25%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) BPR
8 4 (5.80%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) SQL
2 17 (24.64%) Java
3 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) ISEB
3 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.54%) QA
2 7 (10.14%) EMIR
3 6 (8.70%) ISO20022
3 6 (8.70%) MiFID
4 5 (7.25%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) Sybase
3 10 (14.49%) Murex
4 7 (10.14%) HP
5 4 (5.80%) Bloomberg
5 4 (5.80%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.35%) IBM
6 3 (4.35%) ION Trading
6 3 (4.35%) SunGard
7 2 (2.90%) Perforce
8 1 (1.45%) Currenex
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