The table below looks at the statistics for FpML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FpML over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 618 628 561
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -67
Contract jobs citing FpML 35 35 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.21% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 63
Median daily rate £613 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.51% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 £413
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16430 16374 15779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.78% 28.23% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11390 11281 10291
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 299 178
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.33 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

FpML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FpML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

FpML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FpML
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FpML within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 35 £613 +19.51% 3
London -3 35 £613 +22.50% 2
Canary Wharf - 8 - -
City of London +8 5 £700 +42.13% 1

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FpML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FpML.

1 58 (70.73%) XML
2 32 (39.02%) SQL
2 32 (39.02%) Finance
3 27 (32.93%) Banking
4 25 (30.49%) Derivative
5 24 (29.27%) MiFID
5 24 (29.27%) Java
5 24 (29.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (24.39%) JIRA
7 20 (24.39%) EMIR
8 19 (23.17%) GAP Analysis
9 17 (20.73%) Investment Banking
9 17 (20.73%) Business Analysis
9 17 (20.73%) Middleware
9 17 (20.73%) Reference Data
10 16 (19.51%) Asset Management
11 15 (18.29%) Data Analysis
11 15 (18.29%) Equities
11 15 (18.29%) Confluence
12 14 (17.07%) Fixed Income
12 14 (17.07%) Bloomberg
13 13 (15.85%) FIX Protocol
13 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.41%) Legal
14 11 (13.41%) Back Office
14 11 (13.41%) ETL
14 11 (13.41%) Linux
15 10 (12.20%) Unix
15 10 (12.20%) Windows

FpML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (18.29%) Confluence
2 10 (12.20%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (1.22%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.22%) Biml
4 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) QlikView
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) JIRA
2 10 (12.20%) Maven
3 9 (10.98%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.98%) IntelliJ
4 8 (9.76%) ERwin
5 1 (1.22%) Ant
5 1 (1.22%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.22%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.22%) Hudson
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) JMeter
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 32 (39.02%) Finance
2 27 (32.93%) Banking
3 17 (20.73%) Investment Banking
4 11 (13.41%) Back Office
4 11 (13.41%) Legal
5 6 (7.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Analyst
2 38 (46.34%) Business Analyst
3 19 (23.17%) Developer
4 18 (21.95%) Java Developer
5 13 (15.85%) Report Analyst
6 10 (12.20%) Architect
6 10 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Data Business Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 7 (8.54%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Reporting Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) WebSphere Developer
8 7 (8.54%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Data Architect
9 6 (7.32%) Java Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (70.73%) XML
2 17 (20.73%) Middleware
3 13 (15.85%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (10.98%) JMS
5 8 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (8.54%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (8.54%) SOAP
6 7 (8.54%) Web Services
6 7 (8.54%) XSLT
7 6 (7.32%) REST
8 4 (4.88%) HTML
8 4 (4.88%) XML Messaging
9 3 (3.66%) EJB
9 3 (3.66%) J2EE
9 3 (3.66%) JSP
10 2 (2.44%) .NET
10 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.44%) JDBC
10 2 (2.44%) ODBC
10 2 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.49%) Derivative
2 24 (29.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (20.73%) Reference Data
4 15 (18.29%) Equities
5 14 (17.07%) Fixed Income
6 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (12.20%) ASIC
7 10 (12.20%) SWIFT
8 9 (10.98%) OTC Derivatives
9 6 (7.32%) DTCC
10 2 (2.44%) Market Risk
11 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Linux
2 10 (12.20%) Unix
2 10 (12.20%) Windows
3 6 (7.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.17%) GAP Analysis
3 17 (20.73%) Business Analysis
4 16 (19.51%) Asset Management
5 15 (18.29%) Data Analysis
6 11 (13.41%) ETL
7 10 (12.20%) Project Management
8 9 (10.98%) BPR
8 9 (10.98%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 9 (10.98%) Data Modelling
8 9 (10.98%) UML
8 9 (10.98%) Waterfall
9 8 (9.76%) Data Lineage
9 8 (9.76%) Data Management
9 8 (9.76%) Fund Accounting
9 8 (9.76%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (9.76%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (8.54%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (8.54%) Test Strategy
11 6 (7.32%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) SQL
2 24 (29.27%) Java
3 6 (7.32%) C#
4 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Python
5 1 (1.22%) Ruby
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) ISEB
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.22%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (29.27%) MiFID
2 20 (24.39%) EMIR
3 8 (9.76%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (9.76%) QA
3 8 (9.76%) Solvency II
4 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.44%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Ansible
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Bloomberg
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) Reuters
3 9 (10.98%) IBM
4 3 (3.66%) Calypso
4 3 (3.66%) Fidessa
5 2 (2.44%) Sun
5 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.22%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.22%) Murex
6 1 (1.22%) Sybase
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