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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Products Markup Language (FpML)
Rank 596 555 528
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -27
Contract jobs citing FpML 28 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 46
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£550 £581 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £465 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £375
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
15794 15438 14710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 27.79% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10654 9905 9341
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 224 286
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
London -1 28 £550 -6.38% 4
England -17 28 £550 -5.37% 4
City of London -7 5 £588 +6.81% 2

FpML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 41 (62.12%) XML
2 34 (51.52%) Finance
3 33 (50.00%) SQL
4 32 (48.48%) Derivative
5 25 (37.88%) Front Office
6 24 (36.36%) Banking
7 18 (27.27%) Investment Banking
7 18 (27.27%) Oracle
8 16 (24.24%) .NET
9 15 (22.73%) Business Analysis
9 15 (22.73%) Credit Derivative
10 14 (21.21%) Fixed Income
10 14 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (21.21%) Dodd-Frank
11 13 (19.70%) EMIR
11 13 (19.70%) Java
11 13 (19.70%) Workflow
12 12 (18.18%) C#
13 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 11 (16.67%) Back Office
13 11 (16.67%) SDLC
14 10 (15.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
15 9 (13.64%) JIRA
15 9 (13.64%) FIX Protocol
16 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
16 8 (12.12%) RUP
16 8 (12.12%) TIBCO
16 8 (12.12%) GAP Analysis

FpML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 6 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (6.06%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (4.55%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.52%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.55%) DB2
5 3 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) MS Access
6 2 (3.03%) DTS
7 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.52%) OLTP
7 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) JIRA
2 5 (7.58%) Subversion
3 2 (3.03%) ERwin
4 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
4 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
General
1 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) Front Office
3 24 (36.36%) Banking
4 18 (27.27%) Investment Banking
5 11 (16.67%) Back Office
6 7 (10.61%) Legal
7 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Analyst
2 30 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 25 (37.88%) Developer
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Technical Business Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.58%) C++ Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Database Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) TIBCO Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) XML
2 16 (24.24%) .NET
3 9 (13.64%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (10.61%) Middleware
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.06%) STL
5 4 (6.06%) Rendezvous
5 4 (6.06%) MFC
6 3 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (3.03%) HTML
7 2 (3.03%) WPF
8 1 (1.52%) HTML5
8 1 (1.52%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (1.52%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (1.52%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (1.52%) WCF
8 1 (1.52%) Web Services
8 1 (1.52%) JSON
8 1 (1.52%) Spring
8 1 (1.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (48.48%) Derivative
2 15 (22.73%) Credit Derivative
3 14 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (21.21%) Fixed Income
4 10 (15.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 6 (9.09%) DTCC
5 6 (9.09%) Reference Data
5 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.58%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
7 4 (6.06%) ASIC
8 3 (4.55%) Equities
9 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.52%) Swaptions
9 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) UNIX
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 13 (19.70%) Workflow
3 11 (16.67%) SDLC
4 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 8 (12.12%) RUP
6 8 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 6 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 5 (7.58%) Analytics
9 5 (7.58%) Project Planning
9 5 (7.58%) Fund Management
9 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.58%) ETL
10 4 (6.06%) Greeks
11 3 (4.55%) Database Tuning
11 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.55%) SSADM
11 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) Java
3 12 (18.18%) C#
4 7 (10.61%) VBA
4 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.58%) C++
6 3 (4.55%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.03%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) ISEB
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) Dodd-Frank
2 13 (19.70%) EMIR
3 5 (7.58%) MiFID
4 3 (4.55%) QA
5 1 (1.52%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.12%) TIBCO
4 7 (10.61%) Tradeweb
5 6 (9.09%) Murex
6 5 (7.58%) Sybase
7 4 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (3.03%) Progress
9 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.52%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.52%) LANSA
9 1 (1.52%) Actimize
9 1 (1.52%) Currenex
9 1 (1.52%) Solace
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